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manage the same; the admission of the wives of such employes where they have reached the age of fifty-five years; the conditions for admission to such Home or Homes, and the raising of revenue to support it or them.
Regulating the change of corporate titles.
To amend sections two and six of an act, entitled "An act to establish a Department of Agriculture, and to define its duties, and to provide for its further administration," approved the thirteenth day of March, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five; increasing the number of bulletins which it shall be lawful to publish, and to provide for the reapportionment of the annual reports published by the Department of Agriculture.
To amend an act, entitled "An act defining the rights and liabilities of parties to, and regulating the effect of, contracts for work and labor to be done, and labor or material to be furnished, to any building, bridge, wharf, dock, pier, bulkhead, vault, subway, tramway, tollroad, conduit, tunnel, mine, coal-breaker, flume, pump, screen, tank, derrick, pipe-line, aqueduct, reservoir, viaduct, tlegraph, telephone, railway or railroad line, canal, mill-race; works for supplying water, heat, light, power, cold air or any other substance furnished to the public; well for the production of gas, oil or volatile or mineral substance; or other structure or improve ment, of whatsoever kind or character the same may be; providing remedies for the recovery of debts due by reason of such contracts, and repealing, consolidating and extending existing laws in relation thereto," approved June the fourth, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and one.
To repeal an act, entitled "An act to increase the pay of the county commissioners and auditors of Wyoming County," approved the twenty-eighth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight.
To amend the second section of an act, entitled “An act to protect certain domestic and private rights and prevent abuses in the sale and use of intoxicating drinks," approved the eighth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, in relation tto the penalties and fines therein prescribed, and giving the court discretionary power in relation thereto.
To permit farmers to sell their own products without a licensefee, in and about the streets of any borough or city of this Commonwealth.
Providing for the payment of liquor license money to schooldistricts, in townships in which the roads shall be made and repaired in taxpayers pursuant to the act of twelfth of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three and its supplements.
Regulating the sale or prescription of cocaine, or of any patent or proprietary remedy containing cocaine, and prescribing penalties for the violation thereof.
To provide for the preparation and publication of the names and records of the enlistments of Pennsylvanians in the Philippine and China wars, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine, one thousand nine hundred, one thousand nine hundred and two, and making a appropriation for the clerical work in connection therewith.
Fixing the salary of the State Treasurer of Pennsylvania.
April 23, 1903:
To amend clause ten of section one of an act, approved the ninth day of July, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and one, entitled “An act relating to the service of certain process in actions at law, and the effect thereof, and providing who shall be made parties to certain writs."
To validate certain judgments and titles to real estate, notwithstanding a failure to comply with all the requirements of the tenth clause of section one of an act, approved the ninth day of July, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and one, entitled "An act relating to the service of certain process in actions at law, and the effect thereof, and providing who shall be made parties to certain writs.
Authorizing the township commissioners of townships of the first class to cause sidewalks, footways and curbing to be constructed along the public highways, and also over properties abutting on turnpike roads, in towns and villages.
A supplement to an act, entitled “An act to restrain and regulate the sale of vinous and spirituous, malt or brewed liquors, or any admixture thereof," approved the thirteenth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven.
Authorizing and empowering cities of the second class to permit the use of portions of public parks for sites for technological schools or institutions for the promotion of arts and sciences.
Making the several indices of the records of the several counties of the Commonwealth, prepared and hereafter to be prepared according to the provisions of an act of Assembly, approved May twenty-sixth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninetyone, notice to all persons of the several records to which said indices refer.
To provide for filling vacancies occurring in the office of township treasurer, and in boards of township commissioners, of town. ships of the first class.
Relating to automobiles, or motor vehicles; providing for the registration thereof; regulating the speed limit upon the public highways within this Commonwealth; providing for the licensing of the operators thereof, and fixing the amount of the license; regulating the service of process and of proceedings in actions of damages arising therefrom; and prescribing the penalties for the violation of the provisions of the same.
To designate the number of school-directors to be elected in the several boroughs of the Commonwealth not divided into wards; to provide for their election, and for the filling of vacancies, and to fix the length of term for which they shall serve.
To amend the first section of an act, entitled “A supplement to an act, entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations, approved April twenty-nine, one thou. sand eight hundred and seventy-four,' authorizing the formation of corporations for profit by voluntary association of three or more persons, one of whom, at least, must be a citizen of this Commonwealth,” said supplement approved the twenty-ninth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and one; and to extend the provisions of said act to all corporations for profit embraced within corpora tions of the second class, defined in section two (2), and the various supplements to section two (2), of the act of April twenty-pinth, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, and confirming all charters granted under the said supplements to corporations which have been formed under the various supplements to the said section two (2) of the act of April twenty-ninth, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, by the association of three or more persons, one of whom, at least, was a citizen of this Commonwealth.
Defining the powers of the several courts of quarter sessions of the peace, within this Commonwealth, with reference to the care, treatment and control of dependent, neglected, incorrigible and delinquent children, under the age of sixteen years, and providing for the means in which such power may be exercised.
To repeal an act, entitled "An act authorizing the making of new indexes of the records contained the deed books in the recorder's office of Allegheny County, and regulating the manner in which the same shall hereafter be kept," approved March thirtieth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight.
Validating the incurring of debt or increase of indebtedness of townships of the second class, by its supervisors, for the purpose of macadamizing roads and highways, to an amount, in the aggregate, not exceeding two per centum upon the assessed value of the taxable property therein, as fixed and determined by the last preceding assessed valuation thereof, and all coupon bonds or other securities issued therefor, and also all assessments of annual tax for the payment of the principal and interest of such indebtedness, represented by such bonds or other securities, since the twentieth April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four.
A further supplement to the act approved April fourth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, entitled "An act to authorize the formation and regulation of railroad corporations."
To amend an act, entitled "An act authorizing railroad and other transportation corporations of this State to acquire, hold, dispose of and guarantee the stock and securities of certain other corporations of this State or elsewhere," approved April fourth, one thousand nine hundred and one.
To repeal an act, entitled "An act declaring Trout run, in the County of Lycoming, a public highway," approved the sixteenth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy.
To repeal an act approved the fourteenth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, entitled "An act laying a tax on dogs in the Borough of West Chester and certain townships in the County of Chester, and for other purposes."
To cure defects in the form of ballots used by the voters of any municipality or district, in elections held on the question of increasing the indebtedness of such municipalities or districts.
To repeal section twenty of an act, approved the tenth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, entitled “A supplement to an act, entitled 'An act relative to the organization of courts of justice,' passed the fourteenth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four," declaring Trout run, in Brown township in the county of Lycoming, a public highway from its mouth, three miles up said stream.
Changing the title of the chief executive officer in cities of the said class from city recorder to mayor.
To provide for the election of assistant assessors for the valuation of real estate for taxation, in townships of the first class, and fixing the compensation of assessors in such townships.
To prevent officers or members of boards of managers of institutions receiving appropriations of State money from selling supplies to such institutions, or acting as agent for the sale of the same.
To amend an act, entitled "An act to provide for the erection of a house for the employment and support of the poor in the county of Erie," approved June twenty-fourth, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine; defining the conditions under which new buildings may be erected, and the method of letting contracts for the cor struction thereof, and for alterations and repairs thereto, and making clear the manner of paying therefor; requiring estimates for expenses to be approved by the court of quarter sessions of the peace; regulating their compensation and fixing the amount of bail that shall be given by each of the directors and by their clerk.
To repeal an act approved the eighth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-seven, entitled "An act relative to the taxing of dogs in certain townships in the counties of Chester and York."
To amend the forty-sixth section of an act, approved the thirteenth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, entitled "An act relating to roads, highways and bridges," authorizing the construction of bridges on the line of adjoining counties, or located within one-fourth of a mile from the county lines.
To regulate the compensation of directors of the poor of poor districts composed of several boroughs and townships, situated in more than one county, having a population of over seventy thousand.
Requiring justices of the peace of this Commonwealth to procure and use a seal of office, and providing for the certificates to official acts.
To fix the fees to be allowed the district attorney in counties containing over eight hundred thousand inhabitants.
Authorizing the chief burgesses of the several boroughs of this Commonwealth to administer all oaths and affirmations in matters pertaining to borough affairs.
To designate a uniform date when the commissioners of the several counties shall issue their precepts to assessors to make the triennial assessments, and the reassessment between the periods of the triennial assessments, of property, and fixing the time for the return thereof.
Authorizing Robert Tayg, a citizen of Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania, to bring suit in the court of common pleas of Dauphin county against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Amending section three of an act, entitled "An act relative to verdicts and judgments in actions of ejectment, and to regulate proceedings in such actions," approved the eighth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and one.
April 24, 1903: Authorizing the commissioners of public parks within cities of the first class of this Commonwealth to purchase, acquire, enter upon, take, use and appropriate farmlands and woodlands adjoining any public park within said cities, for park purposes, wherever in their opinion such lands shall be necessary for the improvement of said parks, and providing that the total acreage of land so taken shall not exceed one thousand acres.
To fix the number and salaries of officers, clerks and employes in the Department of Internal Affairs.
To amend section one hundred and fifty-four of the act of March twenty-one, one thousand eight hundred and sixty, entitled “An act to consolidate, revise and amend the penal laws of this Commonwealth."
To amend section fifteenth of an act, entitled “An act defining the rights and liabilities of parties to, and regulating the effect of, contracts for work and labor to be done, and labor or materials to be furnished, to any building, bridge, wharf, dock, pier, bulkhead, vault, subway, tramway, tollroad, conduit, tunnel, mine, coalbreaker, flume, pump, screen, tank, derrick, pipeline, aqueduct, reservoir, viaduct, telegraph, telephone, railway or railroad line; canal, millrace; works for supplying water, heat, light, power, cold air or any other substance furnished to the public; well for the production of gas, oil or other volatile or mineral substance; or other structure or improvement, of whatsoever kind or character