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Acts 1866, 56. Appropriation in support of.

and how paid.

$ 5. There is appropriated for the support - including board, instruction, clothing, and medical attendance - of each pupil, the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars per annum, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable quarterly; and the sum of five thousand dollars per annum, payable quarterly in advance, for the general support of the institution-payment

- payment of salaries, purchase of books, furniture, maps, apparatus, and for improvements, contingent expenses, &c. It shall be the duty of the superintendent to require each parent or guardian to pay whatever sum per annum, in his judgment, after due inquiry, he or she may be able to pay towards the support of his or her child or ward in the institution. From the entirely indigent nothing shall be required.

$ 6. It shall be the duty of the superintendent to keep, Duty of Superin. or cause to be kept, a detailed account of all the supplies of expenses, ten- purchased or expenses incurred, except salaries. He shall dering accounts,

render a weekly or monthly account of the same to the secretary, or to an auditor appointed for the purpose, who shall audit the same; whereupon, the secretary shall draw a warrant for its payment upon the treasurer. The executive committee may advance the superintendent such weekly or monthly sums as may be necessary to meet current expenses.

$ 7. The superintendent shall make to the Auditor of the Superintendent State a quarterly return of all the expenditures and income returns to Audit of the institution of every kind, with proper vouchers, which To be audited it shall be his duty to audit, and certify a general statement certified to Legis

thereof to the Legislature biennially.

§ 8. The secretary and treasurer shall keep full and inde

pendent accounts of the income and expenditures of the penditures to be kept by secretary institution, which they shall compare once a year. The

treasurer shall lay before the board his report, audited and certified by the secretary. He shall make no disbursements, except upon the warrant of the secretary.

$ 9. It shall be the duty of the commissioners to make a Commissioners to biennial report to the Legislature, accompanied by a cataports of pupils. logue of the pupils, and a report from the treasurer for each


§ 10. The board of commissioners shall hold at least two Duty of board of

meetings in each year, at stated periods; and the necessary


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and treasurer.


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traveling expenses of the commissioners living out of the county where the institution is located, shall be paid by the board on presentation. The president of the board shall have authority to call a meeting of the board at any time. Three of the members shall be appointed an executive committee, during the intervals of the meetings of the board, two of whom shall form a quorum, who shall keep, through the secretary of the institution, a record of their acts and doings, to be presented at the next meeting of the board for their approval or disapproval.

$ 11. The superintendent shall appoint the teachers and Superintendent other subordinate officers, by and with the approval and ers, &c. consent of the board. The board shall fix the salaries of Board to fix salaall the officers. They shall regulate the character and age of the pupils to be received, and they shall divide them into classes according to intellect, and regulate the time of each class in the institution.

$ 12. The board shall appoint a treasurer, who shall not Board to appoint be a member of the board, and a secretary, each of whom shall receive adequate salaries.

§ 13. When a pupil is removed from the institution with- Acts 1867–8, 45. out the consent of the superintendent, or if with his consent, when claim for is permitted to be taken home on a visit, and shall not be support forfeited. duly returned within the period of four months, such pupil and his or her parents or guardian shall forfeit any claim to public support at home, under the provisions of existing laws in behalf of idiots.

§ 14. The superintendent of the institution be, and he is Acts 1866, 56. directed to continue, as a teacher in said institution, one or employed to inmore practical mechanics, whose duty it shall be to instruct such of the inmates as are susceptible in the mechanical arts. That all such articles as may be manufactured in the institution shall be sold by the superintendent, and the proceeds, as far as necessary, applied to the payment of the salaries of such mechanical teachers as may be employed, and the cost of materials used in manufacturing; and the residue, if any, deducted from the appropriation for the general support of the institution. The superintendent shall include in his quarterly return of expenditures to the Auditor all moneys received and expended by virtue of the provisions of this section.

Mechanics to bn

struct inmates.

Acts 1865, 139.

§ 15. It shall be the duty of the superintendent of the Acts 1866, 57; institution to keep a separate account of all sums received Superintendent from parents or friends of pupils. Amounts received from of sums received parents or friends of pupils shall not be deducted from the &c., of pupils; annual allowance of the State made for the board, clothing, ed from annual and maintenance of each pupil.

$ 16. In the purchase of supplies, the superintendent shall advertise for sealed proposals for the supplies neces

sary for the proper management of the said institution, and for purchase of let the contract for said supplies to the lowest and best bidsupplies.


Sealed proposals

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ART. I. Clerks,

2. Fees of Clerks payable out of State Treasury.
3. Fees of Surveyors.
4. Justices of the Peace.
5. County Judges.
6. Jailers' fees.
7. Fees of Sheriffs.
8. Fees of Constables.
9. Fees of Coroners.

10. Fees of Arbitrators.
66 I. Fees of Notaries Public.

12. Attorneys' fees, jury fee, and tax on petitions, &c.

13. Fees of Assistant Secretary of State.
" 14. Chain-carriers and Markers.
" 15. Fees of Examiners.
"" 16. Fees of Witnesses and Commissioners.
17. Fees of Appraisers, Viewers, and Processioners.

18. How fee bills to be made out.

19. When sees due, and when distrainable. " 20. Illegal fee bills and charges.


Acts 1865, 4.
What fees the

$ 1. That hereafter the clerks of the Court of Appeals, several clerks shall receive for specified services circuit courts, equity courts, and county courts (so far as the

* This entire chapter is repealed by an act of the session of 1872–'3, chapter 958, entitled “An act concerning the various charitable institutions of this Commonwealth,” published at foot of chapter on Lunatics.

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same will apply), shall receive the following fees for the services performed by them, viz: For issuing each summons, For each copy thereof, For entering and filing return thereof,

15 For each order of attachment,

30 For each copy thereof,

20 For each order of injunction,

30 For each copy thereof,

20 For each subpæna ad duces tecum,

40 For each subpæna for witnesses,

30 Provided, That all of the witnesses living in the same

county ordered to be summoned at the same time shall be included in one subpæna, and the fee there

for shall not be increased. For each warrant of arrest of a witness,

30 For entering and filing officer's return thereof,

15 For each order of arrest, For each copy thereof, For entering and filing officer's return thereof,

15 For each order of delivery,

30 For each copy thereof,

20 For entering and filing officer's return thereof,

15 For docketing an action, motion, or proceeding, at each term,

ΙΟ For entering appearance of each party or parties to a cause, to be charged but once,

15 For filing a petition, or any other pleading,

15 For filing an amended pleading, but not to be taxed as costs,

25 For each order of court, the entire entry to be but one

order, For each copy thereof, when ordered,

25 For each trial, including all the services incident thereto,

75 For swearing a jury if one be empanneled,

25 For entering a judgment without jury,

50 For each copy of a judgment, when ordered, For taxing costs of each party or parties, at each term

when judgment for costs is rendered, or on final judgment, on a paper filed or to be filed with the action,




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For a copy of taxation of costs, if called for,

$0 20 For issuing an execution, including indorsements and return thereof, to be charged when issued,

60 For a copy of any execution, and indorsements,

50 For recording each award of arbitrators, or judgment

in equity, or for a copy of either, for each twenty words, or fraction thereof,

2 For entering attendance of witnesses, and giving a cer

tificate thereof, and swearing witnesses, For each bond required to be taken by the clerk, in

cluding the administration of an oath to the securities, and the certificate thereof,

75 For each copy thereof, when ordered,

30 For filing each appeal,

25 For each summons thereon,

30 For each copy thereof,

20 For filing return thereof,

15 For entering satisfaction, or release or discharge of a

judgment, in whole or in part, in court or on an order-book, to be paid by the party procuring the

same, and when made by the clerk, For administering an oath, and certificate thereof,

20 For filing an attachment granted by a justice of the peace or county judge,

15 For copying a surveyor's report, for every twenty

words, or fraction thereof, For copying a plat, for each tract presented therein, 25 For filing papers in any cause, for each party, exclu

sive of process, pleading, depositions, or papers referred to in the pleadings, to be charged as costs once to each party,

30 For filing a deposition to be charged but once in each

case, and all those contained in one envelop to be counted as one,

15 For affixing seal of office and certificate of same, except in cases exempt from charge,

50 For each writ of possession,

· I 00 For each official certificate, For issuing a writ of idiocy or lunacy,

50 For recording each inquisition under same, For each copy of such inquisition, when ordered, For copying a record, for every twenty words,



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