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No. 3.

In Ict

Explanatory of an act, entitled “A Supplement to an aot to amend the

Road Laws of Montgomery county."

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the act, entitled “A Supplement to an act to amend the road laws of Montgomery county,” approved the fifth of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, shall not be construed to apply to any road cases now pending in court, or in which proceedings were commenced prior to the said fifth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The nineteenth day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 4.

I Supplement

To the act relative to the Courts of Lancaster county.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen. tatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That any two of the judges of the court of common pleas of Lancaster county, (one of them being learned in the law) shall have full power and authority to hold courts for the trial of allindictments in the courts of oyer and terminer and general jail delivry of said county, and also for the passing of sentence and for the punishment of all contempts, and to make such orders and decrees, and to render all such judgments as shall be legal or required by law; and if the business of the court shall at any time require it, adjourned courts of oyer and terminer and general jail delivery may be held for the trial and determination

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of cases in the said court, at such times as shall be fixed upon by the judges of such court, or any two of them, and for that purpose to issue a venire and such process as may be necessary.

SECTION 2. That so much of article seventh, section third, of the act “Relative to the Lancaster County Prison," passed the nineteenth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and fifty, as excepts persons convicted of manslaughter in the said county from being punished in the said prison, is hereby repealed, and the court, in which such person shall be convicted of said crime, shall have full power to sentence him to undergo the punishment awarded to him, either in the State Penitentiary or in the Lancaster County Prison, at the discretion of the said court.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The nineteenth day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight bundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 5.

An Act

Changing the place for holding the General and Township Elections in the

township of Stewardson, in the county of Potter.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate und House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the general and township elections in the township of Stewardson, in the county of Potter, be held, from and after the passage of this act, at the district school house, at New Norway, in said township.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The nineteenth day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 6.

In Act

To change the time of holding the Township Elections in Allegheny towu

ship, Venango county.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate und House of Representalives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General AssemBly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the township elections in the township of Allegheny, in the county of Venango, shall bereafter be held on the third Friday in March, instead of in February.

SECTION 2. That the township officers, now in office in said township, shall continue to hold, and perform the duties of their respective offices, until their successors are duly elected.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. A PPROVED—The twenty-first day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

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To authorize the Auditor General to open and adjust the accounts for

taxes of the Sharon Iron Company.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate und House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the Auditor General be, and he is hereby authorized and required to open and adjust the accounts for taxes and bonus

with the Sharon Iron Company, and to settle the same in ac-
cordance with equity and justice.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The twenty-first day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 8.

An Act

To incorporate the Corn Exchange Association of the city of Philadelphia.

Preamble.

Incorporation.

WHEREAS, The dealers in flour, grain, and other produce, of the city of Philadelphia, deeming it necessary, some time since formed themselves into an association under the title of the Corn Exchange Association of Philadelphia, the general objects of which are for the advancement of the trade, and for the improvement of the facilities for transacting business :

And whereas, It has hitherto felt the necessity of an act of incorporation, by means of which their usefulness would be extended, and the objects of their association be more fully achieved; therefore,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the persons who now constitute the Corn Exchange Association of Philadelphia, and such persons as sball hereafter be admitted members thereof, shall be and are hereby declared a body politic and corporate, in deed and in law, by the name style and title of the Corn Exchange Association of Philadel. phia, to have succession, to plead and be impleaded, sue and be sued, in all courts of record or elsewhere, and to be capable to take, hold, enjoy lands, tenements, hereditaments, goods and chattels, and the same from time to time to sell, grant, demise, alien and dispose; to have and use a common seal, and the same to break, alter or renew at pleasure : Provided, That the clear income of the estate by them held shall, at no time, exceed the sum of twenty thousand dollars.

SECTION 2. The officers of the said corporation shall be elected annually, at such times, and for such periods, as the constitution of said association may direct, and shall consist of a president, vice president, treasurer, a secretary and eight managers.

Title.
Privileges.

Seal.

Income.

Officers.

SECTION 3. The said corporation, when convenient, shall By-laws. have power and authority to make, ordain and establish such rules, by-laws and regulations relative to the concerns of the corporation as they may deem necessary and expedient, and not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of this state, or of the United States, and such rules, by-laws and regulations shall be good and valid until altered by the corporation: Provided, That nothing in this act shall be construed as in

Proviso. any manner granting banking or manufacturing privileges.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The twenty-second day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 9.

In Ict

For the relief of the stockholders of Frankford Lyceum, &c.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, all and every person and persons owning one or more shares of the capital or joint stock of the Frankford Lyceum of Science for the acquirement and diffusion of useful knowledge, shall have and enjoy all the rights, privileges and immunities of members of said corporation, and together with such others as are now members of the same, shall constitute the said corporation, and upon the call of any three members of the said corporation so constituted, shall and may hold a meeting or meetings, and re-organize the same.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The twenty-second day of January, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

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