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hall; and one thousand dollars for the maintenance of the dining hall, this sum to be available upon the completion of the building.

Approved April 17, 1902.

DEAF MUTES.

Mutes.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF THE NEW ENGLAND INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL FOR

Chap 70 Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the New England treasury of the Commonwealth to the New England In- School for Deal dustrial School for Deaf Mutes the sum of forty-five hundred dollars, to be expended under the direction of the trustees thereof for the educational purposes of said school for the year nineteen hundred and two. Said trustees shall report to the state board of education the expenditures made under the authority of this resolve.

Approved April 17, 1902.

RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR A SURVEY AND ESTIMATE BY THE BOARD

Chap. 71

OF HARBOR AND LAND COMMISSIONERS AS TO THE IMPROVEMENT

OF CATAU'MET HARBOR.

Resolved, That the board of harbor and land commis- Survey and sioners is hereby directed to make or cause to be made a the improve survey and estimate as to the cost, best method and ad- ment of Catau. visability of improving (ataumet harbor, lying partly in be made. the town of Falmouth and partly in the town of Bourne, and to report thereon to the general court not later than the fifteenth day of January in the year nineteen hundred and three. For this purpose the board may expend a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, to be taken from the annual harbor and river improvements and contingeney appropriation.

Approved April 17, 1902.

RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF MARTHA REESE GRANT.

Chap. 72 Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the Martha Reese treasury of the Commonwealth to the guardian of Martha Grant. Reese Grant, orphan daughter of James A. and Rhoda Rosella Grant, for her benefit, an annuity of three hundred dollars payable in equal quarterly instalments from the first day of January in the year nineteen hundred and two up to and including the twenty-fifth day of May in the year nineteen hundred and four, should she so long survive, being the amount authorized by chapter ninetytwo of the resolves of the year eighteen hundred and

State normal school at Bridgewater.

Chap. 73 RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL LAND

FOR THE USE OF THE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL AT BRIDGEWATER

ninety-nine to be paid to her mother, Rhoda Rosella Grant, who died on the twenty-first day of February in the year nineteen hundred and two. The said chapter ninety-two is hereby repealed.

Approved April 18, 1902.

State normal school at Worcester.

Chap. 74 RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR A CHEMICAL DEPARTMENT IN THE STATE

NORMAL SCHOOL AT WORCESTER.

Merits of fenders in use by street railway companies to be investigated, etc.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding thirty-five hundred dollars, for the purchase, under the direction of the state board of education, of additional land for the use of the state normal school at Bridgewater. Approved April 18, 1902.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding seventy-five hundred dollars, to be expended by the state board of education in the alteration and furnishing of rooms and in the purchase of chemical supplies for a chemical department in the main building of the state normal school at Worcester. Approved April 18, 1902.

Chap. 75 RESOLVE TO DIRECT THE BOARD OF RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS TO

INVESTIGATE THE MERITS OF FENDERS NOW IN USE BY STREET
RAILWAY COMPANIES.

Resolved, That the board of railroad commissioners is hereby authorized and directed to examine the fenders in use upon street railway cars in this Commonwealth, and such other fenders as may be brought to their attention and are in their opinion worthy of consideration. After giving such public hearings upon the subject as they may deem necessary the board shall report to the general court on or before the fifteenth day of January in the year nineteen hundred and three such recommendations in regard to fenders upon street railway cars as they may deem proper. Approved April 18, 1902.

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RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF

CERTAIN APPARATU'S USED IN THE BOILER INSPECTION DEPART

Chap. 76

MENT OF THE DISTRICT POLICE.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the Repair, etc., of treasury of the Commonwealth a sum not exceeding tive in boiler inspec. hundred dollars, to be expended under the direction of tion departthe chief of the district police for the maintenance and necessary repair of apparatus used by the members of the boiler inspection department of the district police in the examination of engineers and firemen.

Approved April 23, 1902.

RESOLVE TO PROVIDE ROOMS IN THE STATE HOUSE FOR THE EX- Chap. 77

AMINATION OF APPLICANTS FOR ADMISSION TO THE STATE SANA

TORITM.

Resolved, that the sergeant-at-arms is hereby authorized Rooms to be

provided for and directed to provide suitable rooms in the state house examination of for use in the examination of applicants for admission to admission to the state sanatorium.

Approveil April 23, 1902.

the state sana. torium.

RESOLVE TO AUTHORIZE PAYMENT TO THE BOSTON, CAPE COD AND

Chap 78 NEW YORK CANAL COMPANY OF INTEREST RECEIVED BY TIE COMMONWEALTH ON MONEY DEPOSITED BY THE COMPANY WITH THE TREASURER OF THE COMMONWEALTH. Resolved, That the treasurer of the Commonwealth is Treasurer to

pay to the Bos. hereby authorized and directed to pay to the treasurer of ton, Cape Cod the Boston, Cape Cod and New York ('anal Company the Canal Cominterest already accrued on the two hundred thousand pany interest dollars deposited by the company with the treasurer of deponit. the Commonwealth under the provisions of chapter four hundred and forty-eight of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and also to pay semi-annually to the treasurer of said company the interest which may hereafter accrue on said deposit : prorilell, however, that Proviro. the treasurer of the Commonwealth shall retain from said interest such amount as may be required for payment of the assessment to which said deposit is or may be liable under the provisions of section six of chapter six of the Revised Laws.

Approved April 23, 1902.

New Bedford
Textile School.

Proviso.

Chap. 79

RESOLVES IN FAVOR OF THE NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE SCHOOL.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth the sum of eighteen thousand dollars, to be expended by the Trustees of the New Bedford Textile School for the purposes of the school : provided, that no part of this sum shall be paid until satisfactory evidence has been furnished to the auditor of accounts that an additional sum of seven thousand dollars has been paid to the said trustees by the city of New Bedford or received by them from other sources. The city of New Bedford is hereby authorized to raise by taxation and pay to said trustees such sum of money not exceeding seven thousand dollars as may be necessary to secure the amount provided for by this resolve.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth to the aforesaid trustees a further sum of eight thousand dollars, to be expended under their direction in equipping an addition to the building for the use of said school.

Approved April 30, 1902.

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RESOLVE IN FAVOR OF HERMAN B. COOK OF BOSTON. Resolved, That the sum of sixty dollars is hereby appropriated to be paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth to Herman B. Cook of Boston, in full compensation for injuries to a horse owned by said Cook which were received at the Framingham camp ground in July, nineteen hundred and one, the said horse being then on hire by the state for use in the militia.

Approved April 30, 1902.

Chap. 81 RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE BAND OF AND

FOR THE PURCHASE OF A FLAG FOR THE MASSACHCSETTS AGRI

CULTURAL COLLEGE.

Massachusetts
Agricultural
College.

Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the treasury of the Commonwealth the sum of two hundred dollars, to be expended under the direction of the trustees of the Massachusetts Agricultural College, for the expenses of the band of and for the purchase of a flag for the use of the cadets of the college.

Approved April 30, 1902.

RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR PRINTING THE REPORT OF THE BOARD
OF HARBOR AND LAND COMMISSIONERS AS TO A CANAL FROM
TAUNTON RIVER TO WEYMOUTH FORE RIVER.

Chap. 82

canal from

vey of proposed Taunton river to Weymouth

Fore river to be

printed, etc.

Resolved, That the board of harbor and land commis- Report of sur sioners is hereby authorized and directed to prepare, on or before the first day of May in the year nineteen hundred and two, a report of its survey of the proposed canal from Taunton river to Weymouth Fore river, and to have five hundred copies thereof printed. The said report shall include such maps as the board may deem necessary, a statement of the cost of making the proposed canal, and a statement of the expenses incurred by the board in making the survey. The cost of printing the report shall not exceed the sum of one hundred dollars, and shall be paid out of the sum appropriated for the said survey. A copy of the report shall be delivered to each member of the general court, and a copy shall be sent to each representative and senator from Massachusetts in the congress of the United States.

Approved April 30, 1902.

RESOLVE TO PROVIDE FOR REPAIRS AT THE REFORMATORY PRISON
FOR WOMEN.

prison for

Chap. 83 Resolved, That there be allowed and paid out of the Reformatory treasury of the Commonwealth the following sums, to be women. expended at the reformatory prison for women under the direction of the board of prison commissioners: - For painting the buildings, a sum not exceeding twenty-five hundred dollars; for new stairways and other means of protection from fire, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars; for new boilers and setting, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars. Approved May 6, 1902.

RESOLVE AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF ESSEX
COUNTY TO REPAIR CERTAIN BRIDGES.

missioners of

Chap. 84 Resolved, That the county commissioners of Essex County com'county are hereby authorized and directed to expend a Essex county to sum not exceeding twenty-five hundred dollars in repair- bridges. ing Rocks bridge between the city of Haverhill and the town of West Newbury, and Deer Island bridge between the city of Newburyport and the town of Amesbury, which have been injured by recent freshets.

repair certain

Approved May 6, 1902.

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