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$ 33,800 00 Administration of justice and law examinations 2,225 00 Printing and stationery..

7,500 00 Expenditure under the Liquor License Ordinance 7,000 00 Expenditure under the Ordinance respecting Births, Marriages and Deaths.. ..

1,500 00 Expenditure under The Hospitals Ordinance... 7,000 00 Care and maintenance of incurables ....

1.700 00 Expenditure to assist in defraying cost of sup

pressing an outbreak of diphtheria at Fort
Qu'Appelle....

1,000 00 To pay the Department of Printing and Sta

tionery for stationery supplied in 1894.... 570 12 To pay outstanding accounts....

750 00 Special grant to the widow and family of the

late Honorable Mr. Justice Macleod, C.M.G. 600 00 Refund to diocese of St. Albert, fee on private bill, 1895...

100 00 Refund to the Calgary General Hospital, fee on private bill, 1895....

100 00 Refund to Levi Thompson, protest fees..

20 00 Clerical Assistance, Accountant's branch..

3,280 00 Inspection of Public Works...

6,000 00 Inspection of Coal Mines

300 00 Clerical Assistance, public works branch

600 00 Light and Fuel.....

800 00 Caretakers and Messengers.

1.080 00 Grants to Statute Labour Districts and Municipalities

4,000 00 Expenditure under The Agricultural Societies Ordinance ...

3,500 00 Gratuity to family of late Thomas Brown..

150 00 Expenditureon road and fireguard improvements 46,092 45 Expenditure on the construction and improvement of bridges...

16,808 22 Expenditure on the construction of dams to form reservoirs..

1,155 00

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147,630 79 675 00 Contingencies.

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$147,630 79 Expenditure on the expropriation of land for roads 315 00 Expenditure on surveys .

1,765 00 Expenditure on making repairs to public works 4,834 00 Expenditure on well boring

1,415 00 Expenditure in connection with the destruction of wolves and coyotes.

2,400 00 Expenditure in connection with the destruction of gophers.....

1,700 00 Expenditure in connection with the destruction of noxious weeds ...

460 00 Expenditure to complete assistance to the dairy industry.

2,850 00 Expenditure to provide and supplement ferry accommodation....

750 00 Expenditure in connection with the purchase of road making implements.

4,409 00 Expenditure to provide grants to assist in the construction of telephone lines....

510 00 Expenditure to provide for payment of liabil

ities incurred under the vote for Roads,
Bridges and Miscellaneous District Expen-
diture 1895-6, of which the accounts were
not rendered before the end of the financial
year...

7,467 86 To provide for unforeseen miscellaneous district expenditure 1896-7 .

11,600 00 Council of Public Instruction. To pay grants to schools...

114,575 86 Expenditure in connection with inspection of schools and training of teachers.

15,443 33 To pay expenses of examinations....

1,100 00 To pay expenses of printing and stationery. 1,065 00 To pay expenses of telegrams, postage and telephone. ..

100 00 Salaries.

3,250 00

$324,375 84

NO. 2 OF 1896.

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND CONSOLI

DATE AS AMENDED THE ORDINANCES
RESPECTING SCHOOLS.

[Assented to October 30, 1896).

The Lieutenant-Governor, by and with the advice Preamble. and consent of the Legislative Assembly of the Territories, enacts as follows:

1. This Ordinance may be cited as The School Short itle. Ordinance 1896.

2. In this Ordinance, except the context otherwise Interpretation requires :

(a) The expression “ Ratepayer" shall mean and in- Ratepayer. clude any person over the age of twenty-one years, whose name appears on the last revised assessment roll of the school district, who has paid all taxes due by him to the said district.

(6) The expression “Resident Ratepayer” shall Resident mean and include:

ratepayer.

(1) In any school district where no assessment has been made, or for the purposes of the first school meeting, any person over the age of twenty one years actually residing within the proposed school district and who has so resided therein and owned, or been the occupant of assessable property therein, for a period of at least three months immediately prior to the date of the first school meeting, or any person over the age of twenty-one years who has actually resided within the proposed district for at least three months immediately prior to the date of the first meeting, who is in receipt of taxable income therein.

(2) After the erection of a school district any person over the age of twenty-one years, actually resident within the school district, whose name appears on the last revised assessment roll of the school district, who has paid all taxes due by him to such district.

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(c) The expression “ Oath” includes a solemn affirmation or declaration whenever the context applies to any person and case by whom and in which a solemn affirmation or declaration inay be made instead of an oath ; and in like cases the expression Sworn” includes the expression "Affirmed” or “ Declared.” (d) The expression “ Town School District” shall

a school district situated wholly or in part within a town or city municipality.

Town school district.

mean

Provisos re
Prince Albert

Provided that any school district situated wholly or district. in part within the municipality of the town of Prince

Albert shall not be considered a town district; Provided further, that any school district situated wholly or in part within the municipality of the town of Prince Albert shall be empowered to elect five trustees, and no more, such trustees to hold office as in the case of town school districts.

Classes of schools.

3. There may be established, subject to the provisions of this Ordinance and to the regulations of the Council of Public Instruction, the following classes of schools, namely:

Public school.

(a) PUBLIC SCHOOLS, for pupils over five years of age, in which instruction shall be given in the elements of an English and commercial education ;

Separate schools.

(6) SEPARATE SCHOOLS, for pupils over five years of age, in which instruction shall be given in the elements of an English and commercial education ;

Kindergarten schools.

(C) KINDERGARTEN SCHOOLS, for pupils between four and six years of age, in which instruction shall be given according to kindergarten methods ;

(d) Night SCHOOLS, for pupils over fourteen years Night Schools. of age, who are unable to attend school during the usual school hours;

(e) NORMAL SCHOOLS, for the training of candidates Normal

Schools. for first, second, and third class teachers' certificates ;

(f) TEACHERS' INSTITUTES, for the reading of pa- Testbetrek

Institutes. pers and the general discussion of educational topics.

COUNCIL OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.

4. The members of the Executive Committee of the Constitution

of Council of Territories, and four persons, two of whom shall be Public Protestants and two Roman Catholics, appointed by Instruction. the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, shall constitute a Council of Public Instruction, and one of the said Executive Committee, to be nominated by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, shall be Chairman of the said Council of Public Instruction. The appointed members shall have no vote, and shall receive such remuneration as the Lieutenant-Governor in Council shall provide.

Council

(1) The Executive Committee, or any sub-committee Quorum of thereof appointed for that purpose, shall constitute a quorum of the Council of Public Instruction, but no general regulations respecting :

(a) The management and discipline of schools;

Certain Regulations to be made

(b) The examination, grading and licensing of great teachers;

meeting of Council.

(c) The selection of books ;

(d) The inspection of schools ;

(c) Normal training ; shall be adopted or amended except at a general meeting of the Council of Public Instruction duly convened for that purpose.

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