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having been erected in conformity with law, and the building commissioner and the mayor shall issue the permits necessary to make lawful the use of said building for the purpose for which it was erected: provided, that an application for the authorization of such use be filed with the building commissioner within six months after the passage of this act; and provided, also, that it shall appear to said commissioner, or, upon appeal from his ruling, to a majority of the board of appeal:

First. That said building was erected in accordance with the plans approved by the building commissioner or the board of appeal;

Second. That said building was erected in good faith, with the intention of complying with the law;

Third. That the use of said building for the purpose for which it was erected would not, under all the circumstances of the case, injuriously affect public interests.

SECTION 2. The provisions of section one of this act, and any authority granted thereunder, shall not relieve the owner of any building of the duty of complying with the provisions of any law passed subsequent to the tiine of the erection of such building, or with the terms of any order, rule or regulation made or established under authority of such law.

SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

(The foregoing was laid before the governor on the twentyninth day of March, 1915, and after five days it had the force of a law", as prescribed by the constitution, as it was not returned by him with his objections thereto within that time.)

(1915, 333, Spec., 346, Spec., 352, Spec.)

Exemption not to relieve owner from compliance with certain laws, etc.

Chap.255 AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARIES AND EX

PENSES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE QUARTERMASTER
GENERAL OF THE MILITIA AND FOR SUNDRY ARMORY EX-

PENSES.

Be it enacted, etc., as follows: Appropriations,

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are approquartermaster general of the priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth

from the ordinary revenue, for the quartermaster general's department, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day

of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit: Quartermaster general, salary.

For the salary of the quartermaster general, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.

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of armories.

Clerks.

state arsenal.

expenses.

of armories.

For the salary of the superintendent of armories, eighteen Superintendent hundred dollars.

For the salaries of the clerks, ten thousand dollars.

For the salary of the watchman at the state arsenal, eight Watchman at hundred dollars.

For incidental and contingent expenses, a sum not ex- Incidental ceeding eleven thousand dollars.

For quartermaster's supplies, a sum not exceeding twenty Quartermaster's thousand dollars.

supplies. For maintenance of armories of the first class, a sum not Maintenance exceeding ninety-seven thousand dollars.

For care and maintenance of the camp ground and build- Care of camp ings at Framingham, a sum not exceeding four thousand Srounds, ote. dollars.

For the salaries of armorers of the first class, a sum not Armorers, exceeding fifty-five thousand dollars.

For rent and maintenance of armories of the second class, Armorics, a sum not exceeding sixty-five hundred and eighty dollars.

For rent and maintenance of armories of the third class, Armories, a sum not exceeding forty-five hundred dollars.

For allowance to the three batteries of artillery of the Batteries of volunteer militia, twenty-four hundred dollars.

artillery. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 6, 1915.

first class.

second class.

third class.

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SALARIES AND EX

Chap.256
PENSES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF THE STATE BOARD OF
CHARITY AND FOR SUNDRY OTHER CHARITABLE EX-

PENSES.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro- Appropriations,
priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth state board of
from the ordinary revenue, for the salaries and expenses of
the state board of charity and for sundry charitable ex-
penses, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of
November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit: -

STATE BOARD OF CHARITY. For expenses, including travelling of members and salaries Expenses and expenses in the board's central office, a sum not exceed

of board. ing twenty-three thousand dollars.

For printing and binding the annual report, a sum not Annual report. exceeding three thousand dollars.

Expenses of auxiliary visitors.

For travelling and other necessary expenses of the auxiliary visitors of the board, a sum not exceeding six hundred dollars.

For salaries and expenses in the division of state adult poor, a sum not exceeding eighty thousand dollars.

State adult poor.

Transportation of state paupers,

Mothers with dependent children.

Burial of state paupers.

Dangerous diseases.

Sick state
Paupers

MISCELLANEOUS CHARITABLE. For transportation of state paupers under the charge of the state board of charity, including transportation of prisoners released on probation from the state farm, and travelling and other expenses of probation visitors, for the present year and previous years, a sum not exceeding eighteen thousand dollars.

For the payment of suitable aid to mothers with dependent children, for the present year and previous years, a sum not exceeding two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

For the burial of state paupers by cities and towns, for the present year and previous years, a sum not exceeding seven thousand dollars.

For expenses in connection with smallpox and other diseases dangerous to the public health, for the present year and previous years, a sum not exceeding sixty thousand dollars.

For the support of sick state paupers by cities and towns, for the present year and previous years, the same to include cases of wife settlement, a sum not exceeding sixty-five thousand dollars.

To reimburse cities and towns for temporary aid furnished to state paupers and shipwrecked seamen, for the present year and previous years, a sum not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars.

For salaries and expenses in the division of state minor wards, a sum not exceeding ninety-five thousand five hundred dollars.

For tuition in the public schools, including transportation to and from said schools of children boarded or bound out by the state board of charity, for the present year and previous years, a sum not exceeding seventy thousand dollars.

For care and maintenance of indigent and neglected children and juvenile offenders, for the present year and previous years, to include expenses in connection with the

Temporary aid, etc.

State minor wards.

Tuition of certain children.

Indigent and neglected children, etc.

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pauper infants.

same, a sum not exceeding five hundred twenty-two thousand
five hundred dollars.

For the support and transportation of unsettled pauper Unsettled
infants in infant asylums, for the present year and previous
years, a sum not exceeding sixty-one thousand dollars.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 6, 1915.

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SALARY AND Chap.257

EXPENSES OF THE SUPERVISOR OF LOAN AGENCIES.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro- Appropriations, priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth supervisor of

. from the ordinary revenue, for salaries and expenses in the office of the supervisor of loan agencies, during the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit:

For the salary of the supervisor of loan agencies, thirty- Supervisor, five hundred dollars.

For clerical assistance, rent and other necessary expenses Clerical of the supervisor of loan agencies, such sum, not exceeding assistance, etc. twelve thousand nine hundred dollars, as shall be approved by the governor and council. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 6, 1915.

salary.

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE EXPENSES OF

Chap.258
THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

SECTION 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appro- Appropriations, priated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth state depart,

ment of health. from the ordinary revenue, for the salaries and expenses of the state department of health, for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to wit:

For general work, including the salary of the commis- General sioner, the compensation of the health council, salaries of work, etc. certain assistants, clerks and stenographers, travelling and office expenses, a sum not exceeding thirty-six thousand four hundred dollars.

Director of

diseases.

Certain

Annual report. For printing and binding the annual report, a sum not

exceeding four thousand dollars. Engineers, For the services of engineers, chemists, biologists, clerks chemists, etc.

and other employees and experts, and for the necessary travelling and other expenses incurred for the protection of the purity of inland waters, for the examination of sewer outlets, and for the examination of the sanitary condition of certain rivers and water courses, a sum not exceeding

fifty-six thousand eight hundred dollars. Inspectors For salaries, travelling and other expenses of the inspectors of health.

of health, a sum not exceeding thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars.

For the salary of the director of the division of comdivision of communicable municable diseases, a sum not exceeding four thousand

dollars. Epidemiologist.

For the salary of an epidemiologist, a sum not exceeding

thirty-five hundred dollars. Diagnostic

For salaries and expenses for the maintenance of a diaglaboratory

nostic laboratory, a sum not exceeding fifty-three hundred

dollars. supplies.

For expenses of supplies to be used in connection with the enforcement of the law relative to ophthalmia neona

torum, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars. Manufacture of antitoxin, etc.

For salaries and expenses in connection with the manufacture and distribution of antitoxin and vaccine lymph, and for making a certain investigation and study relative to the Wassermann test, a sum not exceeding twenty-four thousand dollars.

For the salary of the director of the division of food and

drugs, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars. Inspection of

For the inspection of milk, food and drugs, a sum not exmilk, food, etc.

ceeding seventeen thousand five hundred dollars. Slaughtering

For salaries, travelling and other expenses in connection inspection.

with slaughtering inspection and the inspection of food products treated by cold storage, a sum not exceeding twelve

thousand dollars. of plumbers.

For compensation, travelling and other expenses of the state examiners of plumbers, a sum not exceeding fifty-two hundred dollars. SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved April 6, 1915.

Director of
food and drugs.

State examiners

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