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Code of the Public Local Laws of Maryland, 1930
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4968 ARTICLE 22.

1896, ch. 109.

868. A witness summoned before a justice of the peaxie shall be allowed
thirty-three (33) cents per day for each day's attendance, and in all crim-
inal cases when the judgment is in favor of the defendant, the justice of
the peace before whom the same are tried, shall certify the amount due

each witness summoned and attending said trials on both sides; and in
cases where the judgment is in favor of the State and the defendant is
unable to pay the costs, he shall in like manner so certify the amounts

due each witness summoned by the State therein and attending such trials;
and upon presentation of such certificate, the County Commissioners shall
pay to such witness the amount of fee so certified to by the justice of the
peace.

WORKHOUSE.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 426. 1860, Art. 21, sec. 337.

869. The county commissioners shall set apart and designate suitable
apartments in the jail of said county, to be known and denominated as
the workhouse of Washington county, and to be kept by the sheriff, under
the superintendence and control of the county commissioners.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 427. 1860, Art. 21, sec. 338.

870. Whenever any person shall become liable to be committed to the
workhouse, he shall be committed to the custody of the sheriff, to be con-
fined in said apartments for the time specified in the commitment, on low
and coarse diet and at hard labor.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 428. 1860, Art. 21, sec. 339.

871. Upon complaint made to any justice of the peace for said county,
that any person from his disorderly conduct gives disturbance to a neigh-
borhood, and is likely to become chargeable to the county, the said justice,
if upon hearing the party he shall judge the complaint to be well founded,
may commit such disorderly person to the said workhouse for any time not
exceeding three months, unless he shall find security, at the discretion of
the justice, in any sum not exceeding thirty dollars, for his good behavior

during the space of six months.

P. L. L., 1888, Art. 22, sec. 429. 1860, Art. 21, sec. 340.

872. Any justice of the peace of said county, and any person author-
ized and appointed by such justice, may apprehend or cause to be appre-
hended and committed to said workhouse, any vagrants, vagabonds, beg-
gars and other idle, dissolute and disorderly persons found loitering or
residing in said county, who follow no labor, trade, occupation or business,

and who have no visible means of subsistence, there to be kept at hard
labor for any time not exceeding three months.

 

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