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369. Training centers.--The State board of examiners of graduate nurses may, in its discretion, authorize centers of training for attendants for the sick, because it is imperative for public safety that the standards for professional nursing should be maintained and by reason of war conditions a serious shortage of nurses is threatened.

Virginia, Acts 1918, ch. 321, p. 494. 370. Admitted to Women's Relief Corps Home.-Ex-Army nurses are to be admitted to the Women's Relief Corps Home at Evergreen.

California, Pol. Code 1915, secs. 2210–2210g. 371. Admitted to Soldiers' Home; pension money exempt.-All honorably discharged nurses who have served the United States in any of its wars, who were citizens of Indiana when employed and have been residents and citizens of Indiana for one year preceding application, and are disabled or destitute, may be admitted to the Indiana Soldiers' Home as members thereof, but no part of the nurse's pension of any such nurses shall be applied to support her husband.

Indiana, 4 Burns' Ann. Stat. 1914, sec. 10089. Similar provisions for admission to soldiers' homes: Iowa, Supp. Code, 1913, secs. 2601-8; Michigan, Pub. Acts 1917, No. 129; Minnesota, Gen. Stat. 1913, sec. 3955; Missouri, 1 Rev. Stat. 1909, secs. 1518, 1522; Nebraska, Rev. Stat. 1913, sec. 7302; Ohio, 1 Ann. Gen. Code 1910, secs. 1919–25; Oklahoma, Laws 1917, ch. 271; Wisconsin, Stat. 1917, sec. 45.19.

372. State aid. State aid may be given to women who served not less than three months as nurses in the Army hospitals of the United States between April 19, 1861, and September 1, 1865, or in the Army or Navy hospitals of the United States between February 15, 1898, and April 12, 1899, and who have for three years prior to date of application for aid been actually resident in this Commonwealth and not in receipt of an annuity from this Commonwealth, if justice and necessity require the granting of the aid.

Massachusetts, Acts and Res. 1910, ch. 470. Similar provisions for State aid: Massachusetts, Acts & Res. 1914, ch. 587, secs. 2–3; Rev. Laws 1902, ch. 79, sec. 3, lines 95–107; Acts & Res. 1913, ch. 323.

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373. Not to be sent to almshouses.—No poor or indigent woman, who served not less than ’ninety days as a nurse in hospital, field or camp, with the military forces of the United States in the War of the Rebellion, the Spanish-American War, or the war of the Philippine insurrection, shall be sent to any almshouse, but shall be relieved and provided for at her home in the city or county where she may reside, if she has been resident of the State for one year. Payment may be made upon the written recommendation of the relief committee of the New York State Department of the National Association of Civil War Army Nurses.

New York, Laws 1913, ch. 595, secs. 86–7. 374. Hospital matron to be pensioned.—Any woman who served as a matron in a Confederate hospital for twelve months during the War between the States shall be pensioned, if she is not already receiving a pension as a widow of a Confederate soldier or shall hereafter secure a pension.

Virginia, Acts 1908, ch. 178, p. 257. 375. Relief from county fund and admission to Veterans' Home. Every person who has resided one year or more in Wisconsin and who served at least ninety days as an authorized Union Army nurse between April 15, 1861, and July 4, 1865, shall upon proof be entitled to the same privileges and compensation as soldiers of the Civil War to relief from the county fund and to admission to the Veterans' Home.

Wisconsin, Stat. 1917., sec. 45.19. 376. Building for nurses to be used for other purposes. The board of managers of the New Jersey Home for Disabled Soldiers may, if they deem it expedient, use the building erected for the use of trained nurses for other uses and purposes connected with the home, and to provide other suitable accommodations in other buildings of the home fo the accommodation of the nurses who are now or hereafter may be employed in said home.

New Jersey, Laws 1915, ch. 207. 377. Registration without examination.-All nurses who have served in the Army or Navy of the United States, and have been honorably discharged, shall be entitled to registration as a nurse, without exa nination.

Texas, 4 Vernon's S. Civ. Stat. 1914, art. 5752. 378. Burial of Army nurses.—Provision is made for the burial of any Army nurse who was employed by authority recognized by the War Department and who rendered actual service as nurse in attendance upon the sick and wounded in any regimental post, camp, or hospital of the Armies of the United States for six months or more, or was honorably relieved.

Michigan, 1 Howell's Ann. Stat. 1912, secs. 1734–5. Similar provision: Massachusetts, Rev. Laws 1908, Supp., ch. 79, p. 627; Acts & Res. 1914, ch. 587, secs. 17, 18.

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379 380-383

379. Assessor to enumerate.—When making the biennial assessment, the assessor shall enumerate the children of the deceased soldiers who were in the military service of the Government, naming the company or organization to which the soldiers belonged.

Iowa, 1 Code 1897, secs. 2685–86. 380. Receive State aid. --The children, under fourteen years of age, of Connecticut soldiers and sailors who served in the Rebellion, and died by reason of wounds or disease contracted in the service, who have no adequate means of support and who are not in the poorhouse, shall receive $1.50 per week benefit from the State treasury. It is made the duty of the selectmen of each town and the treasurers of New Haven and Hartford Orphan Asylums, Fitch's Home for Soldiers, and the Connecticut Soldiers' Orphans' Home to make return of list of children entitled to aid.

Connecticut, Gen. Stat. 1902, secs. 2889–95; 1 Gen. Stat. 1918, secs.

1921–27. 381. Soldiers' orphans' home.-A home is provided for orphans of deceased soldiers and sailors; also children of disabled or indigent soldiers or sailors.

Illinois, Laws 1917, p. 71. Similar provisions: Indiana, 2 Burns' Ann. Stat. 1914, secs. 3597-3626, includes grandchildren; Iowa, Code, Supp. 1913, secs. 2683–92; 1 Code 1897, secs. 2685–6; Ohio, 1 Ann. Code 1915, Supp., secs. 1931-1, 1932–1, 1946–3; 103 Laws 1913, p. 159; 106 Laws 1915, pp. 435, 497; 1 Gen. Code 1910, secs. 1931-46; Pennsylvania, 4 Purdon's Dig. 1905, pp. 4415–16, secs. 56–65.

382. Preference in admission to State school.The children of deceased soldiers shall be given preference in admission to the State public school for dependent children at Owatonna. No child who can be received into the school shall be maintained in any poorhouse.

Minnesota, Gen. Stat. 1913, secs. 4154, 4157; Laws 1917, ch. 214, sec. l. 383. Commission to take charge.---Provision is made for a commission to take charge of soldiers' orphans until they are sixteen years old.

Pennsylvania, 4 Purdon's Dig. 1905, pp. 4413–16; 6 Purdon's Dig. 1915.
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384. Veteran associations and military cadets may parade under certain conditions.-It shall not be lawful for any body of men, other than regularly organized National Guard of the State and the troops of the United States, to associate themselves as a military company to drill or parade with arms in any city or town without consent of the governor. But certain orders, such as veteran associations, and students in educational institutions where military science is a part of the course of instruction may, with the consent of the governor, drill and parade with arms in public under certain conditions: Municipal permission is sometimes required also.

Alabama, 3 Crim. Code 1907, secs. 7412–17, pp. 788–9. Similar provisions: Arizona, Rev. Stat. 1913, sec. 4011; California, Penal Code 1915, sec. 734; Colorado, Rev. Stat. 1908, sec. 4441; Georgia, 6 Park’s Ann. Code 1914, sec. 1447; Hawaii, Rev. Laws 1915, sec. 4222; Idaho, Laws 1911, ch. 72, sec. 98, p. 225; Illinois, 6 Ann. Stat. 1913, par. 11065; Iowa, Supp. Code 1913, sec.2215–f5; Kentucky, 1 Stat. 1915, sec 2668, par. 6; Louisiana, 2 Marr's Ann. Stat. 1915, sec. 4579; Maine, Rev. Stat. 1916, ch. 15, sec. 113; Maryland, 2 Code Pub. Civil Laws 1911, art. 65, sec. 88; Massachusetts, Rev. Laws 1902, ch. 16, sec. 147; Rev. Laws 1916, ch. 8; Acts & Res. 1918, ch. 257, sec. 158, p. 289; Mississippi, Laws 1916, ch. 245, sec. 14; 1 Hem. Ann. Code 1917, sec. 1022; Montana, 2 Rev. Code 1915 Supp., sec. 1109h; Nebraska, Rev. Stat. 1913, sec. 3966; Nevada, 2 Rev. Laws 1912, sec. 6604; New Mexico, Stat. 1915, sec. 3896; New York, Laws 1909, ch. 41, sec. 241; Laws 1913, ch. 41, sec. 241; North Carolina, 3 Revisal 1913, sec. 3538; North Dakota, 1 Comp. Laws 1913, sec. 2433; Rhode Island, Gen. Laws 1909, sec. 89; Tennessee, Code 1918, sec. 643a-94; Utah, Comp. Laws 1907, sec. 1428; Virginia, 1 Ann. Code 1904, sec. 337; West Virginia, 1 Hogg's Code 1913, sec. 823.

385. Independent military bodies may drill or parade.—Independent bodies organized for recreation or to acquire military knowledge that may enable them to serve the State in time of public peril may associate themselves together as a military body, and drill or parade with arms in public, with the consent of the governor. All such organizations shall, on occasions of public parade, be required to carry the United States flag in addition to any private ensign which they may carry.

Illinois, 6 Ann. Stat. 1913, par. 11065.

386. Honorably discharged soldiers may parade.- Associations wholly composed of soldiers honorably discharged from the service of the United States may parade in public with arms, upon the reception of any regiments or companies of soldiers returning from said service, and for escort duty at the burial of deceased soldiers, with the written permission of the mayor and aldermen of the city or selectmen of the town in which they desire to parade.

Massachusetts, Stat. 1916, ch. 8. 387. Foreign troops may parade.—Foreign troops who have been admitted into the United States with the consent of the United States Government may, with the approval of the governor, drill and parade with firearms in public.

Massachusetts, Stat. 1916, ch. 8. 388. Authority must be secured before a military organization may parade.-Without the consent of the proper board, no military organization shall camp, parade, review, or perform any military evolution or exercise in, or enter any parkway laid out, except in case of riot, insurrection, rebellion, or war.

Massachusetts, Acts and Res. 1918, ch. 257, sec. 158, p. 289. 389. Processions and parades.—It shall and may be lawful for any body of the National Guard of this State, the Grand Army of the Republic, or any other veteran organization, to parade in any public street in any city and to cause music to be played in such procession or parade, and also in proceeding to or from any place of burial, on Sunday, except that music shall not be played while passing any church or place of worship on Sunday.

New Jersey, 1 Comp. Stat. 1910, p. 653, sec. 240. 390. Processions and parades.—At a military funeral or at a funeral of a United States soldier, sailor, or marine, or of a national guardsman or a member of an association of veteran soldiers, sailors, or marines, music may be played while escorting the body in funeral procession on Sunday, also in patriotic military procession on Memorial Sunday previous to Decoration Day to cemeteries or other places where memorial services are held; but, in no case, within one block of a place of worship where service is then being celebrated.

New York, Laws 1913, ch. 16, sec. 2151. 391. Parading and attending service.-All associations of veteran soldiers, when parading at the funeral of a deceased member or other veteran services, or for purpose of attending divine service on Sunday, may be accompanied by the proper military band from their place of assembly to the place of interment or the holding of divine services, and thence to the point where they disband; but on the return from the interment or divine services the band shall not play.

Pennsylvania, Pub. Laws 1913, No. 322, p. 489. 113472–19 -8



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