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ized bill of expen
record of such re
bellion, or any preceding war, and was honorably disAnd in regard to his charged and died in their township or ward, leaving insuffistances.
cient means to defray the necessary burial expenses, whereTo take charge of upon, if they are satisfied that such facts exist, they shall the body and cause it to be buried.
take charge of the body of such deceased soldier, sailor or marine, and cause it to be buried in the manner mentioned
in the first section of this act, and thereupon they shall imAnd'report their ac mediately report their action in the case to thə county comtion'to the county commissioners, missioners of their county, setting forth the facts ascertained with a statement of facts connected
by them, together with the name, rank and command to with the case. which such deceased soldier, sailor or marine, belonged at
the time of his discharge, the date of his discharge, the character of his occupation immediately preceding his death,
the date of his death and place of his burial, and also an And render an item- accurately itemized statement of the expenses incurred in ses, attested by and about such burial, which report shall be duly attested three witnesses the by three reputable persons of full age, residing in the towntownship or ward, ship or ward in which such deceased soldier, sailor or
marine, died, knowing the fact that such deceased soldier, sailor or marine, died without sufficient means to defray the
necessary burial expenses. County coumis
SECTION 3. It shall be the duty of the county commissioners to keep a
sioners of each county of this State, upon receiving the reports and state
ports and statements of expenses from their appointees, under the provisions of this act, to transcribe in a book to be kept for the purpose, all the facts contained in such re
ports and statements, and to draw warrants upon the treason the county treas
urer of their county for the payment of such expenses,
not exceeding, however, the said sum of thirty-five dollars ing thirty-five dol on each body buried in accordance with the provisions of
this act, to be paid out of the fund of the county, and such
warrants shall be made payable to the persons appointed made payable to the
under the provisions of this act, who shall have buried the buried the bodies.
bodies for which the warrants are to be so drawn.
Section 4. It shall also be the duty of the county complaced at the head of the grave of each missioners of each county in this State upon the death of deceased soldier,
any soldier, sailor or marine, within their county, who shall &c., so buried.
be buried under the provisions of this act, to cause a head
stone to be placed at the head of the grave of each deceased Inscription. soldier, sailor or marine, containing his name, and, if possi
ble, the organization to which he belonged, or in which he
served, to be of such material and design as they may deem County to pay ex suitable ; and the expense for the same shall be paid out of
the funds of the county in which such soldier, sailor or maExpenses of head rine died: Provided however, That the expense shall not exfifteen dollars. ceed the sum of fifteen dollars for such headstone; and the
county commissioners of each county, acting under this Warrant to be made section, shall draw a warrant on the treasurer of their payable to party furnishing the county for the payment of such expense in favor of the headstone.
party or parties furnishing such headstone.
And draw warrant
urer for the payment of such expenses, not exceed
Warrante to be
persons, who have
Head stone to be
stone not to exceed
We do certify that the bill, entitled "An act authorizing and requiring the county commissioners of each county in
the State to appoint a sufficient number of suitable persons
JAMES L. GRAHAM,
Clerk of the House of Representatives. HARRISBURG, May 13, A. D. 1885.
We do certify that the bill, 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 necessary burial expense, which has been disapproved by the Governor, and returned with his objections to the House of Representatives in which it originated, was passed by two thirds of the Senate, on the twelfth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-five, and the foregoing is the act so passed by the Senate.
CHAUNCEY F. BLACK,
President of the Senate.
Chief Clerk of the Senate.
common pleas of this Commonwealth, from Juue first, Anno Domini
WHEREAS, The proviso of the first section of the act of Preamble No. 1. General Assembly, approved the fourth day of June, Anno
Preamble No. 2,
Preamble No. 3.
Preamble No. 4.
Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, entitled “An act fixing the compensation of the judges of the courts of common pleas,” provides that in all districts having a population exceeding ninety thousand, and having but one judge, the salary shall be five thousand dollars per annum,
And whereas, The county of Blair and the county of Cambria, from the passage of said act, of June fourth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, had but one judge in and for both of said counties, until the seventh day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four,
And whereas, The said county of Blair contained a population of fifty-two thousand seven hundred and fifty-one, and the said county of Cambria contained a population of forty-six thousand eight hundred and twenty-four, as shown by the last decennial census, making a total population in both of said counties of ninety-nine thousand five hundred and seventy-five, and, therefore, entitling the president judge of said counties to the salary of five thousand dollars per annum, as fixed by said act of Assembly of June fourth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty. three,
And whereas, By a certain other act of the General Assembly, approved the seventh day of August, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, entitled “An act to designate the several judicial districts of the Com. monwealth, as required by the Constitution,” the county of Blair was made to compose the Twenty-fourth judicial district, and the county of Cambria was made to compose the Forty-seventh judicial district,
And whereas, By the seventh section of said act it was made the duty of the president judge in and for said counties of Blair and Cambria, to continue to exercise his jurisdiction therein until the first day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four,
And whereas, The said Twenty-fourth and Forty-seventh judicial districts were created after the passage
approval of the act of Assembly, entitled “An act to provide for the ordinary expenses of the executive, judicial and legislative departments, et cetera," approved the fifth day of July, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, no act was passed whereby provision was made to pay in full the salary of the president jndge for said counties of Blair and Cambria as fixed by said act of Assembly, approved the fourth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three,
And whereas, There is now due to the president judge of the Twenty-fourth judicial district of this Commonwealth, a balance of five hundred and ninety-one dollars and sixtyfour cents, ($591 64), covering the time between June the fourth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, the date of the passage of said act, and Jan,
Preamble No. 5.
Preamble No. 6.
Preamble No. 7.
uary seventh, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four, the time when the judge of the Fortyseventh judicial district assumed the duties of his office, after an election held pursuant to the provisions of said act of Assembly, approved August seventh, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three,
SECTION 1. Be it enacted, &c., That there be and is hereby Appropriation of specifically appropriated the sum of five hundred and of balance of salary ninety-one dollars and sixty-four cents, for the payment of of the 24th judicial the balance due to the president judge of the Twenty-fourth district from June
4th, 1883, to January judicial district of this Commonwealth, as fixed by the act 7th, 1881. of Assembly of June fourth, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three; the same to be paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. APPROVED—The 20th day of May, A. D. 1885.
ROBT. E. PATTISON.
ROBT. E. PATTISON.
To authorize the admission of destitute children of deceased soldiers or sailors of the State, to the soldiers' orphans' schools, upon satisfactory proof of the death of such destitute soldier or sailor from any cause.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted, &c., That from and after the Destitute children passage of this act it shall be lawful, upon satisfactory or sailors, who may proof of the death of a destitute soldier or sailor, from any to be admitted to cause whatever, furnished the department of soldiers' orphan the soldiersoorom schools, for the superintendent to admit the destitute child- the same conditions dren of such deceased soldier or sailor to the soldiers' or- phuns of deceased, pban schools of the State, on the same conditions as the or permanently disdestitute orphans of deceased soldiers and sailors, and the sailors,
destitute children of permanently disabled soldiers and
ROBT. E. PATTISON.
To repeal an art, entitled "An act relating to appeals and writs of cer
tiorari and of error," approved the eighth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty one.
Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the act of Assembly approved the eighth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and eighty-one, entitled “An act relating to appeals and writs of certiorari and of error," which provides, “That no appeals shall hereafter be entered from the judgment, order or decree of any subordinate court in this Commonwealth; nor shall any writ or certiorari or of error to such court be delivered, until the party or parties entering such appeal or purchasing such writ, shall have first entered into a recognizance with sufficient sureties in double the amount of costs accrued, conditioned upon the affirmance by the Supreme Court of such judgment, order or decree, for the payment of all costs that have accrued in the cause, or shall accrue upon the said appeal, or writ of error, or certiorari, and for the return to the court below of the record with the remittitur: Provided, That this section shall not be construed to change the existing laws as to the nature of the recognizance required to effect a supersedeas," be and the same is hereby repealed. APPROVED The 21st day of May, A. D. 1885.
ROBT. E. PATTISON.
and sale of any oleo
dairy products and fraud in the sale thereof. The manufacture, SECTION 1. Be it enacted, &c., That
person, firm, or margarine, imita
corporate body shall manufacture out of any oleaginous tion or adulterated substance or any compound of the same, other than that prohibited. produced from unadulterated milk or of cream from the
same, any article designed to take the place of butter or cheese produced from pure unadulterated milk, or cream from the same, or of any imitation or adulterated butter or cheese, nor shall sell or offer for sale, or have in his, her or their possession with intent to sell the same as an article of food.