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wi' her soldiers, and now desire, not only to commemorate the sacrifice of her sons who gave their lives for their country, but also to honor her surviving veteran soldiers; therefore,

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the Governor of the Commonwealth shall, at such time within the current year, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and three, as he shall deem best, appoint a day for the dedication of said monument, to be called "Pennsyl. Pennsylvania vania Day."

Section 2. That said dedication shall be under the control and direction of the said “Shiloh Battlefield Shiloh battlefield Commission,” who shall make all arrangements and take charge of the ceremonies on the field.

Section 3. There shall be provided and furnished, at the expense of the Commonwealth, to all surviving honorably discharged soldiers of the said Seventy-seventh Regiment, Pennsylvania infantry, transportation Transportation. to enable them to attend said dedication; such transportation to cover distance from the railway station in Pennsylvania nearest their respective places of residence, by the shortest and most convenient route, to Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee, and return, and it shall be so arranged that the said transportation shall be good for one month, and shall permit stopovers at any stations on the route, within said time of one month.

Section 4. That the Adjutant General of the Commonwealth be and is hereby directed, authorized and empowered to provide transportation for said soldiers, as aforesaid, to and from Pittsburg Landing, Tennes

For such transportation he is authorized to pay such sums of money as shall be agreed upon, not exceeding two cents per mile; and the Adjutant General is further authorized to provide such blanks, and establish such rules for the reception of applications and the issuance of orders for transportation, as may be deemed proper, and he shall give publicity to the pro- Publicity. visions of this act, in order that all soldiers entitled to transportation under the same may avail themselves of its benefits.

Section 5. That any person who shall personate any soldier entitled to the provisions of this act, to secure transportation under it, or use or attempt to use the transportation provided for such soldiers, or any such soldier who, having procured such transportation, and who shall sell, barter, trade or dispose of such transportation in any manner whatever to any other person, shall be guilty of misdemeanor; and upon conviction Misdemeanor. thereof shall be fined not more than fifty dollars, or

Fine and penalty. imprisoned not more than one month, or both fined and imprisoned, at the discretion of the court.

Section 6. That the sum of five thousand dollars, or $5.000 appropriatso much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby specifically appropriated, out of any money in the treasury

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not otherwise appropriated; that two thousand dol-
lars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of this
appropriation shall be set aside for the purpose of
paying the expenses of the said “Shiloh Battlefield
Commission," necessarily incurred in the performance
of the duties incident to said dedication, and of such
officers of the State of Pennsylvania as may be de-
signated by the Governor to represent the State at
the dedicatory ceremonies; and shall be paid on the
warrant drawn in favor of said Shiloh Battlefield Com-
mission by the Auditor General upon the State Treas-
urer, upon specifically itemized vouchers, duly verified
by the officers of the said commission; unexpended bal.
ances, not exceeding three hundred dollars of this sum
of two thousand dollars, which is hereby set aside as
aforesaid, shall be used for compiling and editing the
Reports of the said Shiloh Battlefield Commission; the
balance of said appropriation, namely, three thousand
dollars, shall be to pay for the transportation aforesaid
and all expenses incident thereto, and shall be paid
on the warrant of the Auditor General upon the requi.
sition of the Adjutant General, drawn in the usual
manner: Provided, That the Adjutant General shall,
within sixty days after the dedication of said monu-
ment, tile with the Auditor General specifically item-
ized vouchers, showing in detail the disbursements
under this act. Unexpended balances of the money
herein appropriated shall revert to the State Treasury
at the close of the fiscal year ending with the thirty-
first day of May, Anno Domini one thousand nine hun.
dred and five.
Approved—The 16th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Proviso,

No. 161.

AN ACT

Amending an act, entitled "An act regulating the pay of elec

tion officers at all elections hereafter held within this Commonwealth," approved the twenty-fourth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five, and fixing the pay of election officers.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the act of Assembly approved the twenty-fourth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and ninety-five, entitled "An act regulating the pay of election officers at all elections to be hereafter held within this Commonwealth,” which reads as follows:

“Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after Act of June 24, the passage of this act, the pay of the judges and in- amendment. spectors at all elections to be held within this Commonwealth, for the conduction of the same, shall be three dollars and fifty cents each, at each election so held, without regard to time; and the pay of the several clerks to each election board shall be three dollars each, without regard to time: Provided, That the provisions of this act shall not repeal any special act now in force in any of the counties of this Commonwealth, and shall not apply to any city coextensive with a county, and shall not alter or affect in any manner the compensation of return judges as fixed by existing laws," be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after Elections. the passage of this act, the pay of the judges and inspd tors, and several clerks to each election board, all elections hereafter to be held within this Commonwealth, for the conduction of the same, shall be three pay of judges, dollars and fifty cents, at each election so held, with clerks, out regard to time: Provided, that the provisions of Proviso. this act shall not repeal any special act now in force in any of the counties of this Commonwealth, and shall not apply to any city coextensive with a county, and shall not alter or affect in any manner the compensation of return judges as fixed by existing laws. Approved–The 16th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

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No. 162.

AN ACT

Supplemental to an act, entitled "An act for the compilation
and publication of the laws of the Province and Common-
wealth of Pennsylvania prior to the year one thousand eight
hundred," approved the nineteenth day of May, one thou-
sand eight hundred and eighty-seven, continuing the com-
missioners appointed in accordance with the provisions of said
act for the further period of two years, and making an ap-
propriation for the expenses therein referred to.
Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the Commission-

Compllation and ers appointed pursuant to the provisions of an act, en publication of titled "An act for the compilation and publication of laws prior to 1800. the laws of the Province and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania prior to the year one thousand eight hundred," approved the nineteenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-seven, be continued for a

Commission confurther period of two years. The said Commissioners tinued. shall receive no compensation for their own services,

$9,000 appropriated.

Proviso.

but are authorized to employ such clerical aid as may be necessary; and the sum of nine thousand dollars be and is hereby appropriated for clerk hire and traveling expenses of the Commission, for the two years beginning the first day of June, one thousand nine hundred and three: Provided, That the entire work of compiling and editing the said laws shall be completed, and the manuscript delivered, prior to June first, one thousand nine hundred and five.

Said sums to be paid by the State Treasurer, from time to time, upon warranto drawn by the Auditor General upon certificates of the Commissioners of the services performed, approved by the Secretary of the Commonwealth and filed in the office of the Auditor General. Approved-The 16th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML, W. PENNYPACKER.

No. 163.

AN ACT

Providing for the writing, printing and publishing of certain

orders or rules made by the courts, and for payment of expenses of the same, and for the manner in which said rules, when written, printed and published, shall be distributed by the county commissioners, and price at which the same shall

be sold in certain cases. Certain court Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That whenever hereorders or rules.

after any of the courts of any judicial district of this Commonwealth shall find it necessary to have any order of the court, or any rule or rules of said court, written, printed or published, such order or rule, or rules, shall be written, printed and published at the expense of the county to which said order or rule, or

rules, apply, or at the expense of the counties composExpense of writ. ing printing and ing said judicial district, where said order or rule, or publishing

rules, apply to the whole judicial district, in such proportions as the court shall direct.

Section 2. In the case of any rule or rules being

written, printed or published, as aforesaid, it shall Duty of county

be the duty of the county commissioners of the said county or counties, to have written, printed or published so many copies of the said rule or rules as may be reasonably necessary to supply the local bar or bars. And the said county commissioners shall, upon request, deliver a copy of the said rule or rules to each of the members of the bars in said district, taking his receipt for the same, in a book to be kept for that purpose: Provided, That in the case of a book of rules

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Proviso,

written, printed and published, that any additional
copy thereof furnished to resident members of the bar
or bars of the said district or districts, or to others,
shall be paid for at the price of two dollars ($2.00) per
copy, the said sum to be turned into the county treas-
ury: Provided further, That the provisions of this act
shall not apply to counties having a population of more
than three hundred thousand persons.
Approved—The 16th day of April, A. D. 1903.

SAML. W. PENNYPACKER.

Proviso.

No. 164.

AN ACT

Supplementary to an act, entitled "An act conferring upon cer

tain fidelity, insurance, safety deposit, trust and savings companies the powers and privileges of corporations incorporated under the provisions of section twenty-nine of an act, entitled 'An act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations,' approved April twenty-ninth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, and of the supplements thereto," approved the twenty-seventh day of June, one thousand eight hundred and ninetyfive.

Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the fourth clause of section twenty-nine of an act, entitled “An act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations," as amended by an act, entitled "An act supplementary to an act, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation and regulation of certain corporations,' approved the twenty-ninth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, amending the twenty-ninth section of said act so as to provide further regulation of, and granting additional powers to, all corporations now or hereafter incorporated under the provisions of the said act, for the insurance of owners of real estate, mortgagees and others interested in real estate from loss by reason of defective titles, liens and incumbrances,” approved the ninth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, which fourth clause is set out in the act to which this is a supplement, and reads as follows:

"Fourth. To act as assignees, receivers, guardians, Clause 4, section executors, administrators, and to execute trusts of 2. act of June 27, every description not inconsistent with the laws of amendment. this State or of the United States," be and the same is hereby amended to read as follows:

Four. To act as assignees, receivers, guardians, ex. To act as asecutors, administrators, and to take and receive and signees, receivers, execute trusts of every description not inconsistent

etc.

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