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Section 45. The commanding officer of each infantry, Company officers cavalry, artillery, regimental band, engineer, signal to render as dicorps, and hospital corps companies, shall, at such accounts times as the Commander-in-Chief may direct, make a return to the Adjutant General, containing an itemized account and statement of all disbursements of the money appropriated during the preceding year to said company, which account and statement shall be verified by the proper original itemized vouchers for such disbursements.

Section 8. That section forty-six of the said act, which reads as follows:

“Section 46. No part of the annual appropriation Section 46, act of paid under this act to the several infantry, cavalry, cited for amendartillery, engineer, and signal corps companies, shall ment. be used in the purchase, erection or construction of any armory, unless the title thereof be vested in the Commonwealth," be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 46. No part of the annual appropriations Title of armories paid under this act to the several infantry, cavalry, ar- monwealth. tillery, regimental band, engineer, signal corps, and hospital corps companies, shall be used in the purcbase, erection or construction of any armory, unless the title thereof be vested in the Commonwealth.

Section 9. That section forty-nine of the said act, which reads as follows:

“Section 49. There shall be enlisted, and attached Section to each brigade, a military band of not less than twen- cited for amendty nor more than thirty-five musicians, who shall be entitled to receive from the State, subject to the provisions of section thirty-four, an annual allowance, and an amount for armory rent, equal to the amount given to a company of infantry, to be paid by warrant drawn in favor of the brigade quartermaster. The leader of said band shall be entitled to the rank, pay and allowance of a first lieutenant, and shall furnish bond, in form to be prescribed by the Adjutant General, and to be approved by the State Military Board, in the sum of one thousand dollars, for the safe keeping and proper return, when required by the Adjutant General, of all State property in his possession. The said band shall be subject to the orders of the brigade commander, who may discharge and recruit said band at his discretion. The duties of the brigade band shall be to furnish music for the troops at the encampments required by law, and upon such other military occasions as the brigade commander may direct," be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 49. There shall be enlisted, and attached to each regiment of the National Guard of Pennsylvania, a reyimental band, to consist of one chief musician, one Regimental bands. principal musician, and one drum major, each with the

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rank of sergeant, of the non-commissioned staff, four ser

geants, eight corporals, one cook, and twelve privates. Rank and pay of The chief musician shall receive the pay of a first lieuTo give bond. tenant of infantry, and shall furnish bond, in form to be

prescribed by the Adjutant General, and to be approved by the State Military Board, in the sum of one thousand dollars, for the safe keeping and proper return, when required by the Adjutant General, of all State property

in the possession of the regimental band. The said regiBand to be subject mental band shall be subject to the orders of the regimental

commander, who may recruit and discharge said band at mander,

his discretion; all enlistment papers to be made in duplicate, one copy to be forwarded direct to the Adjutant General, one copy to be retained at regimental headquar. ters. The non-commissioned officers of regimental bands will be appointed by the regimental commander. Each regimental band, duly organized, and found by the Military Board on eramination of the rolls and the reports returned by the inspecting officer, to be fully up to the standard in number, drill, discipline and efficiency, shall receive the sum of four hundred dollars per annum; the same to be paid by warrants drawn by the Adjutant General to the order of the chief musician, but it shall be the

duty of the Adjutant General, before paying any of said Annual allowance. allowances in money, to purchase and issue to the chief

musician, for each enlisted man not already provided
therercith, the regulation uniform and equipments, not
including band instruments; the cost of said uniforms and
equipments to be deducted from the annual allowance to
said regimental band, and the balance, if any, to be paid
as heretofore provided. The annual allowances, so paid
to any regimental band, shall be used and expended solely
for military purposes, and for the use and benefit of the
said regimental band.
Approved- The 27th day of March, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 80.

AN ACT

To prevent the spread of the disease known as rabies, or hydrophobia; and to authorize the quarantine, restraint, confinement, or muzzling of dogs, during outbreaks of this disease; and to empower the State Live Stock Sanitary Board to enforce the provisions of this act.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That whenever the disease known as rabies, or hydrophobia, shall occur among the dogs or other animals, in any locality in Pennsylvania, and it is adjudged by the State Live

Rabies, or hydro. phobia.

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Stock Sanitary Board that the disease is spreading, or,
is liable to be spread by dogs that have been exposed,
the said Board may order the quarantine, restraint,
confinement, or muzzling of any or all dogs, within Quarantime:
the limits of the locality in which the danger of infec. etc.
tion is deemed to exist. The authority hereby con-
ferred is not to annul or restrict the authority now
possessed by cities or boroughs to quarantine, restrain,
confine, or muzzle dogs, within the limits of their re-
spective jurisdictions.

Section 2. A quarantine, or order to restrain, confine or muzzle dogs, shall be operative when it is approved by a majority of the members of the State Live Stock Sanitary Board, and when a copy of it has been left at the usual place of residence of the owner Notice to owner. of the dog that it is believed to have been exposed to rabies, or hydrophobia; or when the notice or order to quarantine, restrain, confine or muzzle dogs, has been published in each of two papers in each of the counties within which the regulation is established, and when printed notices, giving the text of the regulation or order, have been posted in public places, in the locality in which the regulation or order applies.

Section 3. Should dogs be permitted to run at large, When dogs may or to escape from restraint or confinement, or to go without muzzles, in violation of the quarantine, or reg. ulation, or order, established by the State Live Stock Sanitary Board to restrict the spread of rabies, or hy. drophobia, as provided by this act, such dogs may be secured and confined, or they may be shot or otherwise destroyed, and the owner or owners thereof shall have ao claim against the person so doing.

Section 4. Any person violating the provisions of this act, or of a quarantine, or of a regulation or order to restrain, confine or muzzle dogs, duly established by the State Live Stock Sanitary Board, for the purpose of restricting the spread of rabies, or hydrophobia, in the manner provided in the other sections of this act, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor; and Misdemeanor. upon conviction shall forfeit and pay a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dol. lars, at the discretion of the court. Approved--The 27th day of March, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

be shot, etc.

Fine and penalty.

No. 81.

AN ACT

"Husband" and wile'' defined.

To prevent bigamous marriages; defining same, and declaring same misdemeanors; fixing the punishment; declaring certain marriages void; exempting certain persons from the penalties; marking out limits of time within which the prosecution must be brought, and repealing inconsistent acts.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the word "husband” or “wife,” for the purposes of this act, shall be construed to include any person who has gone through any form of marriage with any other person, which form is recognized as binding by the laws of the place where such form is used, whether the marriage be valid in law or not, if not legally declared annulled and void by the decree of a proper court of record.

Section 2. That from and after the passage of this Bigamous mar act, if any person shall have two wives or two hug. riages.

bands, at one and the same time; or, if any person who has entered into a contract of marriage with another person, whether the marriage be valid in law or not, shall, while the other contracting party be alive, and before said former marriage has been legally declared void or annulled by the decree of a proper court of record, go through any form of marriage recognized as binding under the laws of this Commonwealth with any other person, whether the parties thereto cohabit

thereafter as man and wife or not; he or she shall be Misdemeanor. guilty of a miedemeanor; and on conviction be senFine and penalty. tenced to pay a fine not exceeding one thousand dol

lars, or to undergo an imprisonment, by separate and solitary confinement at labor, not exceeding two years, or both, at the discretion of the court, and in all such cases, where the first marriage shall be valid in law, the second and all subsequent marriages shall be bigamous and void: Provided, That if any husband or wife upon any false rumor, in appearance well-founded, of the death of the other (when such other person has been absent for two whole years), bath married or shall marry again, he or she shall not be liable to the penalties of fine and imprisonment imposed by this act.

Section 3. If any person, being unmarried, shall knowingly marry, or go through any form of marriage recognized as binding under the laws of this Common. wealth, with the husband or wife of any person, whether the parties to such marriage cohabit there

after as man and wife or not, he or she shall be guilty Misdemeanor. of a misdemeanor; and on conviction, be sentenced to

pay a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars, or unFine and penalty.

dergo an imprisonment, by separate and solitary confinement at labor, not exceeding two years, or both, at the discretion of the court.

Proviso.

If an unmarried person shall marry the husband or wife of another.

barred by statute

Proviso.

Section 4. No indictment which is brought or ex. Indictments not hibited under sections two and three of this act shall

of limitation. be barred by any statute of limitation: Provided, The indictment is brought or exhibited within two years next after any act of cohabitation between the parties to the bigamous marriage laid in the indictment, or, if there be no act of cohabitation, within two years from the date of entering into such bigamous marriage.

Section 5. That all such acts of Assembly, or parts of acts, inconsistent herewith, be and the same are hereby repealed. Approved The 27th day of March, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Repeal.

No. 82.

AN ACT

To amend the first and third sections of an act, entitled "An act authorizing and requiring the county commissioners of each county in the State, to appoint a sufficient number of suitable persons in each township and ward of their county, at the expense of the county, to look after, bury, and provide a headstone for the body of, any honorably discharged soldier, sallor or marine, who served in the army or navy of the United States during the late rebellion, or any preceding war, and shall hereafter die in their county leaving insufficient means to defray the necessary burial expenses,' approved May thirteenth, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That section one of the act, entitled "An act authorizing and requiring the county commissioners of each county in the State, to appoint a sufficient number of suitable persons in each township and ward of their county, at the expense of the county, to look after, bury and provide a headstone for the body of any honorably discharged soldier, sailor or marine, who served in the army or navy of the United States during the late Rebellion, or any preceding war, and shall hereafter die in their county leaving insufficient means to defray the neces. sary burial expenses," approved May thirteenth, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five, which reads as follows:

“Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That it shall be the Section 1, act of duty of the county commissioners of each county in clted for amendthis State to appoint a sufficient number of suitable persons in each township and ward in their county, other than those prescribed by law for the care of paupers and the custody of criminals, to look after and cause to be buried in a decent and respectable man

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