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Department of
Supplies.

Appointment of
Director.

Purchase and supply of all personal property.

Requisition.

which shall be under the charge of one Director, who shall be the head thereof, and shall consist of such other employes as shall be provided by ordinance.

Section 2. That the Mayor shall nominate and, by and with the advice and consent of the select council, appoint the Director of the department of supplies.

Section 3. That the Department of Supplies shall have the direction, control and administration of the purchase and supply of all articles of personal property required in the conduct of the business of the city. All other departments shall obtain such articles by requisition upon the Department of Supplies, and not by purchase direct, and the manner and form of such requisition may be prescribed by ordinance or, in default thereof, by standing rule of the Department of Supplies. All appropriations of money for the purchase and supply of such articles shall be made to, and be expended by, the Department of Supplies, and all contracts for the purchase of such articles shall be made and entered into by and with the Director of the Department of Supplies, in the manner now required by law: Provided, That this act shall not apply to the purchase of books, prints, manuscripts, curios, and specialties for libraries and museums.

Section 4. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with or supplied by the provisions of this act are hereby repealed. Approved–The 4th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Appropriatlons.

Proviso.

Repeal.

No. 110.

AN ACT

Preamble.

or cigarette paper.

For the protection of the health of persons addicted to the

smoking of cigarettes, and imposing a fine for the violation of its provisions.

Whereas, The smoking of cigarettes is injurious to the health of the young; therefore,

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That if any person or Sale of cigaretten persons shall sell cigarettes or cigarette paper to any

person, or persons, under the age of twenty-one years,
he or she so offending shall be guilty of a misde
meanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be sentenced
to pay a fine of not more than three hundred dollars,
nor less than one hundred dollars.
Approved-The 4th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Misdemeanor.

Fine.

No. 111.

AN ACT

To regulate the catching or taking, within this Commonwealth, of bullfrogs and terrapin, and providing a penalty therefor. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after Bullfrogs and

terrapin. the passage of this act, it shall be unlawful to catch, take or kill any bullfrogs, only from the first day of July to the first day of November, and terrapin save Open season. only from the first day of November to the fifteenth day of March, in each year.

Section 2. Any person or persons offending against the provisions of this act shall be liable to a fine of Fine. twenty-five dollars for each and every offense, which shall be payable to the school district in which such offense is committed, and may be sued for and recovered before any alderman or justice of the peace of the proper county. Approved-The 6th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 112.

AN ACT

Entitled a supplement to an act to provide for the better government of cities of the first class in this Commonwealth; amending articles two, three, ten, and twelve; and providing for a Department of Public Health and Charities, in lieu of the Department of Charities and Correction.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That so much of sextion one, article two, of the act, entitled “An act to provide for the better government of cities of the first cities of the first class of this Commonwealth,” approved the first day class. of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five, which reads as follows:

“Section 1. There shall be the following executive departments:

1885, cited for I. Department of Public Safety. II. Department of Public Works. III. Department of Receiver of Taxes. IV. Department of City Treasurer. V. Department of City Controller. VI. Department of Law. VII. Department of Education. VIII. Department of Charities and Correction.

IX. Sinking Fund Commission," shall be amended to read as follows:

Section 1, Article
II. act of June 1,

amendment.

Executive departments.

X. act of June 1,

Section 1. There shall be the following executive departments:

1. Department of Public Safety.
II. Department of Public Works.
III. Department of Receiver of Taxes.
IV. Department of City Treasurer.
V. Department of City Controller.
VI. Department of Law.
VII. Department of Education.
VIII. Department of Public Health and Charities.
IX. Sinking Fund Commission.

Section 2. That section one, article ten, of the said

act, which reads as follows: Section 1, Article "Section 1. The Department of Charities and Cor1885, cited for rection shall be under the charge of a president who amendment.

shall be the head thereof, and four directors, to which department shall be confided the care, management, administration and supervision of the charities, almshouses, hospitals, houses of correction, and all other similar institutions, the control or government of which is intrusted to the city,” shall be amended to

read as follows: Department of Public Health and

Section 1. The Department of Public Health and Charities. Charities shall be under the charge of a Director, and

an Assistant Director whom he shall appoint, to which department shall be confided the care, management, administration, and supervision of the public health, charities, almshouses, hospitals, and all other similar institutions the control or government of which is intrusted to the city.

Section 3. That so much of section one, article three, of said act which reads as follows:

“Section 1. The Department of Public Safety shall be under the charge of one director who shall be the head thereof.

The care, management, administration and supervision of the police affairs, and all matters relating to the public health, to the fire and police force, fire alarm telegraph, erection of fire-escapes, and the inspection of buildings and boilers, markets and food sold therein, shall be in charge of this department,” shall be

amended to read as follows: The Department of Public Safety.

Section 1. The Department of Public Safety shall be under the charge of one Director, who shall be the head thereof.

The care, management, administration, and supervision of the police affairs, and all matters relating to the tire and police force, fire alarm telegraph, erection of fire-escapes, and the inspection of buildings and boilers, markets and food sold therein, and the house of correction, shall be in charge of this department.

Section 4. That so much of section one of article cited for 'amend- three, which reads as follows:

"Section 1. The Director of Public Safety shall ex

Part of Section 1, Article III, act of June 1, 1885. cited for amendment,

Part of Section 1,
Article III, act

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rector.

officio be a member and president of the board of health, and as chief executive officer thereof, subject to the resolutions and orders of said board, appoint, supervise and control all the subordinate officers and employes attached to the board,shall be amended to read as follows:

Section 1. The Director of Public Health and Chari. Powers of the Dities, as chief executive officer thereof, shall appoint, supervise, and control all the subordinate officers and employes attached to the department, and shall appoint all vaccine physicians and health inspectors; and all hospitals belonging to the municipality, where provision is made for the care of contagious diseases, shall be under the immediate supervision and control of the Director of Public Health and Charities.

Section 5. That part three of section one, of article twelve of said act, which reads as follows:

"III. The president and directors of the department Part III, Section of charities and correction shall also be appointed by oe June 1. 1885, the mayor, but their term of office shall be five years ment. from the date of their appointment if they shall so long behave themselves well,” shall be amended to read as follows:

III. The Director of the Department of Public Health and Charities shall also be appointed by the Mayor, but his term of office shall be four years from Term of ofice. the date of his appointment, if he shall so long behave himself well.

All acts or parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed.

Repeal. Approved—The 8th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 113.

AN ACT

Amending "A gupplement to an act, entitled 'An act to fix the salaries of the several State officers of the Commonwealth, the number of clerks to be employed in the several departments and their compensation, and providing for the incidental expenses of said department,' approved May fourteenth, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, increasing the salary of the Deputy Attorney General and providing for the number of clerks and employes in the Attorney General's office; also fixing the salary of the keeper of the Harrisburg Arsenal and the salary of the six men employed at the State Arsenal,” approved the fourth day of March, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That section third of "A supplement to an act, entitled 'An act to fix the salaries of the several State officers of the Common

Section 3, act of March 4, 1887, cited for amendment.

wealth, the number of clerks to be employed in the several departments and their compensation, and providing for the incidental expenses of said department,' approved May fourteenth, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, increasing the salary of the Deputy Attorney General and providing for the number of clerks and employes in the Attorney General's office; also fixing the salary of the keeper of the Har. risburg Arsenal and the salary of the six men (mployed at the State Arsenal," approved the fourth day of March, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, which reads as follows:

“That on and after the passage of this act, the salary of the keeper of the Harrisburg Arsenal shall be fifteen hundred dollars per annum, and the salary of the six men at the State Arsenal, for cleaning arms, et cetera, shall be eight hundred dollars each, per annun,” be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

That on and after the passage of this act, the salary of the keeper of the Harrisburg Arsenal shall be twenty-five hundred dollars per annum, and the salary of the six men at the State Arsenal, for cleaning arms, et cetera, shall be eight hundred dollars each, per annum. Approved-The Sth day of April, A. D. 1903.

SA ML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Keeper of Harrisburg Arsenal. Salary of.

No. 114.

AN ACT

To repeal an act, entitled "An act to authorize the making of

new indexes to the records in the recorder's office of Allegheny county," approved April second, Anno Domini one

thousand eight hundred and seventy. Allegheny county. Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That an act, entitled

“An act to authorize the making of new indexes to the Indexes in record- records in the recorder's office of Allegheny county," ers' office.

approved April second, Anno Domini one thousand

eight hundred and seventy, be and the same is hereby Repeal.

repealed.
Approved–The 8th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

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