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Paid to dependents (wives and minor children).
Retained by pensioners.

$1,714 00 34,098 70

$38,501 70

There are, of course, a large number of the members of the Home, men and women, who draw no pension.

FINANCIAL STATEMENT.

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Receipts.
Cash on hand.....
From Auditor of State, per capita at $150..
Subsistence
Clothing
Home fund
Pensions retained
Househola
Hospital
Barber shop
Fuel
Farm
Construction
General fund-donations and Home fund for

women
Colonel Levering, treasurer, money turned

over Current expense and repairs.

53 00

68 00

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Expenditures.
Subsistence-total expense for year.
Clothing
Household
Hospital
Barber shop
Fuel
Insurance
Farm
Construction
Current expense
Repairs
D. B. Kehler, Adj.-Turned over to Col.

Levering, treasurer
Cash balance

$29,097 37

5,490 68 10,266 86 5,685 70

300 00 10,551 32 1,497 00 4,193 57 6,656 09 6,900 32 4,719 57

11,516 06

394 20 3,989 38

911 45 7,686 65 6,991 43

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SPECIFIC APPROPRIATIONS.

This Home asks for specific appropriations in sums as follows: For addition to hospital to accommodate 100 patients.... $30,000 00 For new building to accommodate 100 inmates for old women.. 30,000 00 For new building for matron and nurses.

6,000 00 For new barn ...

2,000 00 For new roadway and to improve walks and grounds.

6,000 00

Total

$74,000 00

SALARIES.

The trustees also ask that the Commandant's salary be increased from $1,200 to $1,500 per annum, and that the Adjutant's salary be increased from $900 to $1,200 per annum.

RECOMMENDATIONS.

Since the maintenance of this institution is provided for in the statute creating the institution, no appropriation is asked for this purpose. The committee recommends the following specific appropriations:

For hospital for 100 patients..
For barn

$30,000 00

1,000 00

Total

$31,000 00

The committee feels that since there were present during the last year a daily average of 525 patients, and the capacity of the Home is now 700, that by the addition of this new hospital the Home will be able to provide accommodations for all who may apply for admission during the next two years.

SOLDIERS AND SAILORS' ORPHANS' HOME.

A. H. GRAHAM, SUPERINTENDENT.

This institution is located near Knightstown. It is a home and school combined. The qualifications for admission are prescribed by statute as follows:

The trustees and (under regulations and a form of application which they shall prescribe) the superintendents are authorized and required to receive as pupils of said Home, orphans and children residing in this State under the age of sixteen years who may be destitute of the means of support and education in the following order:

First. Orphans, children of deceased Union soldiers or sailors in the army or navy of the United States in the late Civil War, said orphans not having mothers living. If there be not applications for the admisson of persons of this class sufficient to fill said Home, then there shall be in like manner admitted:

Second. Orphans, children of such deceased soldiers or sailors, said orphans having mothers living. If there be not applications for the admission of persons of said two classes sufficient to fill said Home, then in like manner there shall be admitted:

Third. Children of permanently disabled or indigent soldiers or sailors of said service residing in this State or in National military homes having been admitted thereto from this State.

POPULATION.

The population on October 31, 1900, is shown by the following table:

Boys.

Girls. Total. Number enrolled November 1, 1899.

373
266

639 Number admitted during the year.

70
45

115

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THE SCHOOL.

The total enrollment in the school is 377 boys and 258 girls, of which 394 are in school all day and 241 are in school one-half of each day, spending the other half at their respective trades.

The departments maintained in the school are kindergarten, common school and industrial school.

In the industrial department pupils are afforded an opportunity to learn the following trades: Printing, carpentering, gardening, farming, painting, engineering, baking, cooking, shoemaking, laundering, tailoring, sewing, floriculture, stenography and typewriting

PROPERTY.

The property of the Home consists of-
Farm, 247 acres
Buildings and equipment
Farm equipment

$13,585 00 184,550 00

2,841 00

Total

. $200,976 00

FINANCIAL STATEMENT.

The following statement shows the receipts and disbursements for the two years ending October 31, 1899, and October 31, 1900:

Receipts. Appropriation for the years,

1899.

1900. Maintenance

$90,000 00 $90,000 00 Library

300 00

300 00 Insurance

750 00

750 00 Current repairs

3,500 00

3,000 00 Gas pipe line

3,700 00 Greenhouse.

655 00 Boiler house

565 00

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