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Mr. Heaton read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1042, entitled “An act to amend sections sixteen and eighteen of the act approved the seventeenth day of June, one thousand nine hundred thirteen (Pamphlet Laws), entitled 'An act to provide revenue for State and county purposes, and in cities coextensive with counties, for city and county purposes; imposing taxes upon certain classes of personal property, providing for the assessment and collection of the same; providing for the duties and compensation of prothonotaries and recorders in connection therewith, and modifying, existing legislation which provided for raising revenue for State purposes.'”

Which was committed to the Committee on Finance. Mr. Homsher read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1043, entitled "An act fixing the fees of interpreters in actions, proceedings and official duties before certain officers of this Commonwealth.”

Which was committed to the Committee on Judiciary General. He also read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1044, entitled “An act to encourage the construction of macadam roads in this Commonwealth by townships and making an appropriation therefor."

Which was committed to the Committee on Public Roads and Highways.

He also read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1045, entitled "An act to provide for the improvement of education and the better and more efficient training of teachers by establishing courses in ethics, health and sanitation and physical culture in the Normal Schools in this Commonwealth; and for the addition of the study of ethics, health and sanitation and physical culture in the common school studies; and authorizing the establishment of courses of vocational teaching in said Normal Schools."

Which was committed to the Committee on Education. Mr. Mearkle read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1046, entitled "An act authorizing and empowering the director of the Department of Public Safety in cities of the second class to designate and deputize certain persons in the said department to administer oaths and sign official papers and documents."

Which was committed to the Committee on Municipal Affairs. Mr. Buckman read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1047, entitled "An act providing for the construction and maintenance of roads for travel for horses whenever certain roads and highways shall be constructed, rebuilt and improved by the State Highway Department.”

Which was committed to the Committee on Public Roads and Highways.

Mr. DeWitt read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1048, entitled "An act to amend section one thousand three hun.

dred eight of an act approved the eighteenth day of May, one thousand nine hundred eleven (Pamphlet Laws three hundred nine), entitled "An act to establish a public school system in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, together with the provisions by which it shall be administered, and preseribing penalties for the violation thereof; providing Tevenue to establish and maintain the same, and the method of collecting sneh revenue, and repealing all laws, general, special or local, or any parts thereof, that are or may be inconsistent therewith.”

Which was committed to the Committee on Education. Mr. Leiby read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1049, entitled “An act making an appropriation for the aid and relief of certain honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines who served in the late war with Germany and Austria, or their dependents in case of the death of any such soldier, sailor or marine, and imposing certain duties on the Auditor General and State Treasurer.”

Which was committed to the Committee on Appropriations. Mr. Haldeman read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1050, entitled "An act authorizing the erection of monuments and the construction and maintenance of memorial halls, by counties, in memory of the soldiers, sailors and marines of such counties, providing for the purchase and condemnation of property for such purpose, and regulating the use and care of the same by a board of control, at the expense of the county."

Which was committed to the Committee on Municipal Affairs. Mr. Crow read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1051, entitled "An act to amend section two thousand and thirtyfive of an act approved the eighteenth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and eleven (Pamphlets Laws three hundred nine), entitled 'An act to establish a public school system in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvani , together with the provisions by which it shall be administered, and prescribing penalties for the violation thereof; providing revenue to establish and maintain the same, and the method of collecting such revenue, and repealing all laws, general, special or local, or any parts thereof, that are or may be inconsistent therewith."

Which was committed to the Committee on Education. He also read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1052, entitled "A supplement to the act approved the second day of lune, one thousand nine hundred fifteen (Pamphlets Laws seven hun. dred sixty-two), entitled 'An act providing for the creation and administration of a state fund for the insurance of compensation for injuries to employes of subscribers thereto; declaring false oaths by the subscribers to be misdemeanors; and providing penalties for the violation thereof, providing that the officers and employes of the State Workmen's Insurance Board shall be officers and employes of the Commonwealth.”

Which was committed to the Committee on Judiciary Special.

Mr. Eyre read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1053, entitled "An act permitting counties of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to appropriate and expend moneys, and to incur indebtedness and issue bonds and other obligations for the improvement and maintenance of State Highways and State-aid Highways, or any public highway in any county of the Commonwealth, and providing the method for applying for said moneys and for the approval thereof by the State Highway Department in certain cases."

Which was committed to the Committee on Public Roads and Hlighways.

Nr. McConnell read in his place and presented to the Chair Senate bill No. 1054, entitled "An act to repeal the act approved the thirteenth day of April, one thousand nine hundred and five (Pamphlet Laws one hundred fifty-two), entitled 'An act providing that the right of eminent domain, as respects the appropriation of streams, rivers or waters, or the lands covered thereby, shall not be exercised by water companies incorporated under. law.

Which was committed to the Committee on Judiciary Special. Mr. McConnell, from the Committee on Judicial Special, reported as committed Senate bill No. 1052, entitled “A supplement to an act approved the second day of June, one thousand nine hundred fifteen (Pamphlet Laws seven hundred sixty-two), entitled 'An act providing for the creation and administration of a state fund for the insurance of compensation for injuries to employes of subscribers thereto; de claring false oaths by the subscribers to be misdemeanors, and providing penalties for the violation thereof, providing that the officers and employes of the State Workmen's Insurance Board shall be officers and employes of the Commonwealth.”

Mr. Eyre, from the Committee on Public Roads and Highways, reported as committed Senate bill No. 1053, entitled "An act permitting counties of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to appropriate and expend moneys, and to incur indebtedness and issue bonds and other obligations for the improvement and maintenance of State Highways and State-aid Highways, or any public highway in any county of the Commonwealth, and providing the method for applying for said moneys and for the approval thereof by the State Highway Depart. ment in certain cases."

Mr. McConnell, from the Committee on Judiciary Special, reported as committed Senate bill No. 1054, entitled "An act to repeal the act approved the thirteenth day of April, one thousand nine hundred and five (Pamphlet Laws one hundred fifty-two), entitled 'An act providing that the right of eminent domain, as respects the appropriation of streams, rivers or waters, or the lands covered thereby, shall not be exercised by water companies incorporated under law.”

Mr. J. S. Miller, from the Committee on Judiciary General, reported as committed Senate bill No. 739 (House bill No. 828), entitled "An act to amend section three hundred and three of an act approved the eighteenth day of May, one thousand nine hundred eleven (Pamphlet Laws three hundred nine), entitled 'An act to establish a public :chool

system in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, together with the provisions by which it shall be administered and prescribing penalties for the violation thereof, providing revenue to establish and maintain the same, and the method of collecting such revenue and repealing all laws, general, special or local or any parts thereof that are or may be inconsistent therewith.”

On motion of Mr. Vare, The following resolution was twice read, considered and agreed to:

In the Senate, May 12, 1919. Whereas, Many of the soldiers, sailors and marines who served in the army and navy of the United States during the war with Germany and Austria, upon their return to private life are without employment; therefore be it

Resolved (if the House of Representatives concur), That the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby requests the Civil Service Commission of cities of the first class to permit the employment, in the public service of such cities, of honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines without the necessity of passing the civil service examinations; and permission is hereby granted to the Civil Service Commission of said cities to permit the employment, and to the appointing power to appoint to public positions in such cities, honorably discharged soldiers, sailors and marines without the necessity of passing the civil service examination provided for by law."

Ordered, That the Clerk present the same to the House of Representatives for concurrenc.

On motion of Mr. F. E. Baldwin,
The following resolution was twice read, considered and agreed to:

In the Senate, May 12, 1919. Resolved (if the House of Representatives concur), That Senate bill No. 206, entitled "An act authorozing corporations incorporated for certain purposes under the laws of any other state of the United States to acquire, erect and maintain buildings and manufacturing establishments and to take hold, mortgage, lease and convey real estate necessary and proper for such corporate purposes,” be recalled from the Governor for the purpose of amendment.

Ordered, That the Clerk present the same to the House of Representatives for concurrenc.

On motion of Mr. Patton,
The following resolution was twice read, considered and agreed to:

In the Senate, May 12, 1919. Resolved (if the House of Representatives concur), That Senate bill No. 131, entitled “An act to amend section one, article fourteen, as amended in part of an act approved the first day of June, one thousand eight hundred eighty-five (Pamphlet Laws thirty-seven), en

titled 'An act to provide for the better government of cities of the first class in this Commonwealth' in reference to contracts of said cities” be recalled from the Governor for the purpose of amendment.

Ordered, That the Clerk present the same to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

On motion of Mr. Patton, The following resolution was twice read, considered and agreed to:

In the Senate, May 12, 1919. Resolved (if the House of Representatives concur), That Senate bill No. 132, entitled "An act to amend section six of an act approved May twenty-third, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, entitled 'An act dividing the cities of this state into three classes, regulating the passage of ordinances providing for contracts for supplies and work for said cities, authorizing the increase of indebtedness and the creation of a sinking fund to redeem the same, defining and punishing certain offenses in all of said cities and providing for the incorporation and government of cities of the third class,” be recalled from the Governor for the purpose of amendment.

Ordered, That the ('lerk present the same to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

Agreeably to order, The Senate resumed the consideration of Senate bill No. 902, entitled "An act empowering the cities of the second and third classes, boroughs and counties to acquire, maintain and operate play grounds, play fields, gymnasiums, public baths, swimming pools and indoor recreation centers, providing for the exercise of the right of eminent domain for such purposes and the procedure thereon, authorizing school districts to join in the maintenance and operation of said activities and authorizing the issue of bonds and the levy of taxes for such purposes."

And said bill having been read at length the third time and agreed to.

And the amendments made thereto having been printed as required by the Constitution. On the question,

Shall the bill pass finally ? The yeas and nays were taken agreeably to the provisions of the ('onstitution, and were as follows, viz:

YEAS. Messrs. Frank E. Baldwin, Richard J. Baldwin, Barnes, Barr, Beales, Boyd, Buckman, Campbell, Craig, Crow, Daix, Davis, DeWitt, Donahue, Eyre, Grafl, Gray, Hackett, Haldeman, Heaton, Herron, Homsher, Jones, Leiby, Leslie, Marlow, Martin, McConnell, Mearkle: John S. Miller, Summerfield J. Miller, Murdoch, Nason, Patton,

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