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during the year 18—.
(A clerk's table under section XI.]
No. of children
P. L. 63.
his discharge, said board shall cause a record of the case of such person to be 28 A pril 1857 $ 14. made, showing the date of his commitment to the reformatory, the time he has been detained, the cause thereof, a copy of his sentence, the copy of the certificate as aforesaid of the officers and the action thereon of the board, said record to be signed by the managers and sent to the judge of the court that sentenced said persons to the reformatory, who shall, after consulting the district-attorney and no further reason for detention existing, send, under the seal of the court, to the said board, an order to discharge the said person from said reformatory.
1887 & 15. 25. The clerk of the reformatory shall accurately keep a list of persons
received, together with a table, under the following heads, giving the statements Duty of the clerk made by each person received at the time of reception, to be corrected, from of the reformatory. time to time, as the superintendent, the physician and moral instructor may
obtain fuller information from these persons during their custody. Ibid. $ 16. 26. The physician shall keep a tabular statement, under the following heads, Physician to keep
to be filled up from his personal, professional examination, and from the statea tabular state- ment of the persons in said reformatory, at the time of his first examination of
them, on their reception, and corrected from fuller information thereafter obtained
Convict Register No.
Form of tabular statement.
P. L. 63.
Governor to pro
P. L. 326,
leaves the state.
27. The managers shall cause to be kept, by the clerk, an account of the cost 28 April 1897 $ 17. of the support and maintenance of each convict, with the county from which he is sent to the reformatory, which said account shall annually be approved by the Cost of support, said managers; and, if the same be true and correct, shall be sworn to by at &c., of each inmate
to be paid by the least three of said managers, and sent to the commissioners of the proper county,
proper county. first deducting from the said cost the amount received from the labor of the said convict, if any, and for the balance the said managers shall, sixty days thereafter, draw their draft on the proper officers of the counties, respectively, for the amount so found to be due, which draft it shall be the duty of the said county officers to pay.
28. As soon as the board of managers shall be fully organized, with a general Ibid. & 18. superintendent, other officers and employés, and the ground and buildings of the reformatory shall be fitted and furnished for the proper reception, detention and claim the organizamanagement of convicts, according to the provisions of this act, they shall report tion, &c. the same in writing to the governor of the commonwealth, who shall forthwith make public proclamation of these facts. Thereupon sections four, five, six and seven of this act shall go into effect, and not sooner.
29. Whenever an inmate of the Pennsylvania Industrial Reformatory at Hunt- 6 June 1893 $ 1. ingdon shall be paroled and thereafter, when on his parole, shall in any manner violate the same and be declared a delinquent by the board of managers of said Paroled inmate reformatory, he shall be liable to arrest and return at any time, and upon his may be arrested return be required to serve the unexpired term of his possible maximum sentence, at the discretion of the board of managers, and the time from the date of his declared delinquency to the date of his return to the said reformatory shall not be counted as any part or portion of such sentence. 30. Whenever any such paroled inmate shall, as aforesaid, so violate his said
Ibid. & 2. parol and be declared a delinquent by the said board of managers. it shall be law- Warrant for arrest ful for the president of the board of managers of the said reformatory to issue his of paroled inmate. warrant to detective or person authorized by law to execute criminal process, whose duty it shall be to arrest and deliver such paroled prisoner to the reformatory at Huntingdon, the cost of executing such warrant and delivering the prisoner to the Cost of same. said reformatory to be paid by the board of managers. 31. Whenever any inmate of the said Industrial Reformatory shall violate his
Ibid. $ 3. parol and go into any other State, it shall be the duty of the governor of the com- Requisition for pamonwealth to issue his requisition for the return of such paroled inmate as being a roled inmate who fugitive from justice.
32. Whenever any paroled inmate of the said Industrial Reformatory shall Ibid. $ 4. violate his parol and be returned to the institution, the time when he was on parol may, in the discretion of the board of managers, be added to the maximum violation of parol. sentence which he could be required to serve, and in their discretion, the said paroled inmate may be compelled to serve, in addition to the maximum sentence, a period of time equal to the time that he was on parol.
33. If any inmate should escape from the said Industrial Reformatory, or from Ibid. & 5. a keeper or any officer having him in charge while engaged in working outside of the walls, the time during which said escaped inmate may be at large may, in the escaped inmate. discretion of the board of managers, be added to his maximum sentence upon his return to the institution, and in their discretion, such escaped inmates may be required to serve, in addition to his maximum sentence, a further period of time equal to the time that he was at large.
34. Whenever any inmate of the Pennsylvania Industrial Reformatory at Hun- 3 June 1893 $ 1. tingdon, not having been sentenced thereto by the court of Huntingdon county, shall be convicted in either of the courts of 'Huntingdon county of any misde- Costs of trying meanor or felony committed while an inmate of the said reformatory, the costs inmates to be paid and expenses of trying such convicted inmate and of his maintenance after con- they wero senviction and sentence either to the county prison of Huntingdon county or either of tenced. the penitentiaries of the state shall be paid by the county from which the said convicted inmate was sentenced.
35. The costs and expenses of the trial of such convicted inmate shall, in the Ibid. & 2. first instance, be paid by the county of Huntingdon, whose commissioners are To first be paid by thereupon authorized to draw their warrant upon the treasurer of the county from Huntingdon which said convicted inmate was sentenced to the said reformatory for the amount county. so paid by the county of Huntingdon for said costs and expenses, which warrant it shall be the duty of the treasurer upon whom it may be drawn to forth with pay.
36. Whenever such convicted inmate shall be sentenced either to the county Cost of mainteprison of Huntingdon county or to either of the penitentiaries of the state it shall nance in prison. be lawful for the authorities of either of such penal institutions to annually draw a warrant upon the treasurer of the county from which said inmate was originally sentenced for the costs and expense of his maintenance, and the treasurer upon whom such warrant may be drawn shall forthwith pay the same.
P. L. 280.
See FAIRMOUNT PARK.
HUSBAND AND WIFE.
1. Penalty for defiling ice-ponds, &c. Conviction. Appeals. Duties of district-attorney.
8 May 1876 & 1. 1. Any person or persons who shall wilfully throw, place or cast upon the ice P. L. 137.
formning, formed or being upon any pond, stream, river, creek or canal in this comPenalty for defiling monwealth, owned or leased in whole or in part for the production of ice for sale, ice-ponds, &c. any timber, stone, earth or other substance, or enter upon, in anywise injure or
defile the ice thereon forming, formed or being, such person or persons shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall and may, upon the information of any such owner, lessee, his agent or attorney, on conviction thereof before any alderman or justice of the peace in the county where the offence is committed, be fined in a sum not less than five dollars or more than fifty dollars, with costs of suit; the fines to go to the school fund of the district in which the offence was como mitted; and in default of payment of said fine, with costs of the suit, the party convicted may and shall, by said alderman or justice of the peace, be committed
to the jail of the said county, for not less than twenty nor more than sixty days, Appeals. there to remain until discharged by due course of law: Provided, That in all cases
the person or persons complained against, may appeal from the decision of said alderman or magistrate, to the court of quarter sessions of said county, upon entering bail as in all other misdemeanors, by recognizance, in the usual manner, for his appearance at said court, and said alderman or magistrate shall transmit said recor
nizance forth with to the district-attorney of said county; and thereupon it shall be attorney.
the duty of the district-attorney of said county to prepare a bill of indictment for said offence against said person or persons, and send the same before the grand jury of the said court, and all further proceedings therein shall be in like manner as is now directed by law in other cases of misdemeanor: And it is further provided, That in case of conviction of such person or persons in said court, such person or persons shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than ten dollars nor more than one hundred dollars.
Duties of district
1. Importers of indigent persons may be compelled to give security. Appeal.
2. Masters to report names and settlements of passengers.
3. To indemnify guardians against charges. 4. Ship liable for penalty. How enforced. 5. Action of debt may be brought.
29 March 1803 & 23. 1. Upon information given to the mayor or recorder of the city of Philadelphia 4 Sm. 60.
for the time being, together with one of the aldermen of the said city, or to any Importers of indi- two justices of the peace of the county of Philadelphia, residing in the said district gent persons may of Southwark, or the township of the Northern Liberties, that any old persons be compelled to gire security
infants, maimed, lunatics or any vagabond or vagrant persons, are imported, come or are brought within the said city, district or township, the said mayor or recorder, and alderman, as aforesaid, or any two justices of the peace of the county of Philadelphia, residing in the said district or township, shall cause such aged person, infants or impotent or vagrant persons, to be brought before them; and if upon examination they shall judge that such person or persons are likely to become chargeable to the said city, district or township, it shall and may be lawful for the said mayor or recorder, and alderman, or two justices of the peace as aforesaid, by warrant or otherwise, to send for the master or merchant, or other person who imported any such infant, lunatic, aged, maimed, impotent, or vagrant person or persons, as are likely to become chargeable as aforesaid ; and upon proof made of their being the importers, or owners of such ship or vessel in which said infant,
4 Sm. 60.
P. L. 173.
ments of passengers.
lunatic, aged, maimed, impotent or vagrant person, who shall be judged likely to 29 March 1803 $ 28. become chargeable as aforesaid, were imported, then the said mayor or recorder, and alderman, or any two of the justices as aforesaid, shall, and may compel the said master, merchant or importer of such infant, lunatic, maimed, aged, impotent or vagrant person or persons, to give sufficient security to carry and transport such infant, lunatic, maimed, aged, impotent or vagrant person or persons, to the place or places whence such person or persons were imported or brought from, or otherwise to indemnify the inhabitants of the said city, district and township, from any charge that may come or be brought upon them by such infant, lunatic, maimed, aged, impotent or vagrant person or persons: Provided always, That if any person Appeal. or persons shall think him or themselves aggrieved with any such order or judgment, the person or persons so aggrieved may appeal to the next mayor's court for the city, or the next court of quarter sessions of the county of Philadelphia, where such order shall be made, whose judgment shall be final; but before such appeal be allowed, the person or persons appealing shall enter into a recognizance, with one good surety at least, to pay the cost and charges of such appeal, in case the said order shall be confirmed.
2. Every master or commander of any ship, or other vessel arriving at the port 5 March 1828 $ 17. of Philadelphia, from any country out of the United States, or from any other of the United States than this state, shall, within twenty-four hours after the arrival Masters to report of such ship or vessel in the said port, make a report in writing, on oath or affirma- names and settletion, to the mayor of the city of Philadelphia, or in case of his sickness or absence, to the recorder of said city, or to any alderman or justice of the peace, of the name, place of birth and last legal settlement (if known), age and occupation of every person who shall have been brought as a passenger in such ship or vessel, on her last voyage from any country out of the United States, into the port of Philadelphia, and of all the passengers who shall have been landed, or suffered or permitted to land from such ship or vessel, at any place during such her last voyage, or have been put on board, or suffered and permitted to go on board of any other ship or vessel with the intention of proceeding to said port, and of the name or names of the owner or owners, and consignee or consignees, of such ship or vessel, under the penalty on such master or commander, and the owner or owners, consignee or consignees, of such ship or vessel, severally and respectively, of seventy-five dollars for every person neglected to be reported as aforesaid, and for every person whose name, place of birth and last legal settlement, age and occupation, or either or any of such particulars, or the name or names of the owners or consignees as aforesaid, shall be falsely reported, as aforesaid, to be sued for and recovered as hereinafter provided. 3. It shall be lawful for the said mayor, recorder, alderman or justice to require,
Ibid. § 18. by a short indorsement on the aforesaid report, every such master or commander To indemnify of any such ship or vessel, * * *(y) to be bound with two sufficient sureties (to be guardians against approved of by the said board of guardians), to the said guardians of the poor of changes. the city of Philadelphia, the district of Southwark, and the townships of the Northern Liberties and Penn, in such sumn as the said mayor, recorder, alderman or justice may think proper, not exceeding one hundred and fifty dollars for each passenger not being a citizen of the United States, to indemnify and save harmless the said guardians and their successors, and the inhabitants of the said city, districts and townships, from all and every expense or charge, which shall or may be incurred by them, for the maintenance and support of any such person, or for the support of the child or children of any such persons which may be born after such importation, in case such person, or any such child or children, shall at any time within two years from the date of said bond become chargeable to the said guardians of the poor, or to the districts or townships; and the costs of the proceedings before the mayor and recorder shall be paid by the said master or commander, and a sum not exceeding two dollars for preparing said bond; and if any such master or commander shall neglect or refuse * * * to give such bond within five days after such vessel shall have so arrived at the said port of Philadelphia, every such master or commander, and the owner or owners, consignee or consignees of such ship or vessel, severally and respectively, shall be subject to a penalty of five hundred dollars for each and every person not being a citizen of the United States, for whom the mayor or recorder shall have determined that bonds should be given as aforesaid, to be sued for and recovered as hereinafter provided.(z)
4. Every ship or vessel on board of which any such person, not being a citizen Ibid. $ 19. of the United States, may have been a passenger, shall be liable for the said penal- Ship liable for ties, and for the purpose of enforcing such liability, a writ, in the nature of a writ penalties. in an action of debt, may issue from any court or from any magistrate having jurisdiction of the amount claimed, directed to the sheriff of the city and county of Philadelphia, wherein the masters, owners and consignees of the said ship or vessel,
(y) The payment of two dollars and fifty cents for guardians are authorized to accept such sum of money each alien passenger, required by this section, was as they may deem sufficient, in lieu of the bond, to repealed by the act 20 March 1819, § 1, P. L. 214. indemnify.
(2) By the act of 20 March 1819, P. L. 211, the