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CERTIFICATE.

SECRETARY'S OFFICE, ?

HARRISBURG, July 11, 1874.) I CERTIFY, that in obedience to the directions of an act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, I have collated with, and corrected by the original rolls on file in this office, the proof-sheets of the printed copies of this edition of the Laws and Resolutions of the General Assembly, passed during the session ending the fifteenth day of May, 1874, (one act, viz.: "An Act to regulate the manner of advertising for the State, and the issuing of warrants therefor,” being re-published to correct an error in the printing of the second section thereof,) including an appendix containing laws passed at the sessions of 1867, 1870, 1871 and 1872, not heretofore published by reason of the non-payment of first instalment of bonus on capital stock, as required by the fifteenth section of "An Act to revise, amend and consolidate the several laws taxing corporations, brokers and bankers," approved May first, 1868; also laws passed at the session of 1873, approved by the Governor, or upon which enrolment taxes have been paid, since the edition of the Pamphlet Laws for the year 1973 was closed.

M. S. QUAY, Secretary of the Commonwealth.

A PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR.

PENNSYLVANIA, ss :)
J. F. HARTRANFT. 5

In the name and by the authority of the Commonwealth of SEAL. Pennsylvania, JOHN F. HARTRANFT, Governor of the

said Commonwealth :

A PROCLAMATION. I, John F. HARTRANFT, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, have caused this proclamation to issue, and in compliance with the provisions of article IV, section 15, of the constitution thereof, do hereby give notice, that I have filed, with my objections thereto, in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, the following bills passed by both houses of the General Assembly, viz:

House bill, No. 45, entitled "An Act to provide for the change of venue in criminal and civil cases."

Senate bill, No. 52, entitled “An Act relating to livery stable keepers, providing for the fine and punishment of any bailee or bailees for any damage wilfully done to the property of any livery stable keeper, or for over-driving, while in the custody or possession of such bailee or bailees to whom the same may have been hired, and making the same a misdemeanor.”

Senate bill, No. 71, entitled "An Act authorizing common carriers, factors and others to sell goods, wares, merchandise and other property mclaimed, upon which they have a lien."

Senate bill, No. 76, entitled "An Act to authorize the courts to confirm the title to lands where the conveyances are defective, and where the purchase money has been paid.”

House bill, No. 124, entitled "An Act providing for the construction of sewers by incorporated boroughs.”

Senate bill, No. 128, entitled “An Act relating to the holding of criminal courts in the county of Philadelphia."

Senate bill, No. 150, entitled "An Act to provide for the surrender of the franchises of turnpike or plank road companies within this commonwealth, over and upon such portions of their roads as may lie within the limits of any incorporated city or borough."

House bill, No. 150, entitled “A supplement to an act, entitled 'An Act to establish the Mechanics' High School of Pennsylvania,' approved the fifth day of June, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, authorizing the trustees to expend certain funds to promote mechanical instruction in existing colleges."

House bill, No. 153, entitled “An Act to provide for the terms and return days of the several courts of common pleas of Allegheny county."

Senate bill, No. 156, entitled “An Act relating to the jurisdiction of courts of common pleas and the organization of courts of common pleas in the county of Philadelphia.”

Senate bill, No. 157, entitled “An Act conferring jurisdiction on the court of common pleas of the Twelfth judicial district in cases of mandamus against state officers."

Senate bill, No. 162, entitled “An Act in relation to mendicant and vagrant children.”

Senate bill, No. 163, entitled “An Act to repeal the charter of the Karthaus Bridge and Turnpike Coinpany."

House bill, No. 170, entitled “ An Act directing the manner in which the courts of common pleas of Allegheny county shall detail one or more of their judges to hold the courts of oyer and terminer and quarter sessions of the peace of Allegheny county."

Senate bill, No. 177, entitled “ An Act to enable banks to consolidate, and to increase the capital stock of the banks so consolidated.”

Senate bill, No. 178, entitled “ An Act to fix the salaries of county officers in counties containing over one hundred and fifty thousand inhabitants.

Senate bill, No. 179, entitled "A supplement to an act, entitled 'An Act relating to counties and townships, and county and township officers,' approved April fifteenth, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four.”

House bill, No. 180, entitled "An Act extending the provisions of an act, entitled 'A supplement to an act relating to the lien of mechanics and others upon buildings, approved the sixteenth day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, so far as relates to certain counties,' approved the first day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, to all the counties of the commonwealth.”

Senate bill, No. 185, entitled "Joint resolution providing for the settlement and payment of certain claims arising under an act, entitled 'An Act providing for the appointment of an inspector of steam boilers in the counties of Schuylkill, Northumberland and Columbia, by the governor of the commonwealih,' approved the ninth day of May, Anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy-one."

Senate bill, No. 191, entitled “An Act for the relief of the Leibrandt and M'Dowell Stove Company."

House bill, No. 195, entitled "An Act for the suppression of the trade in and circulation of obscene literatnre, illustrations, advertisements and articles of indecent or immoral use, and of obscene advertisements of patent medicines and articles for producing abortion."

Senate bill, No. 198, entitled "An Act to prevent the defiling of ice upon ponds, streams, rivers, creeks and canals owned or leased for the production of ice."

Senate bill, No. 211, entitled "An Act prescribing the mode of ascertain. ment and payment of damages resulting from the grading of avenues, streets or alleys, or parts thereof, by any city of the commonwealth.”

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Senate bill, No. 225, entitled “ An Act to amend an act concerning the sale of railroads, canals, turnpikes, bridges and plank roads, approved the eighth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one.”

Senate bill, No. 238, entitled “An Act authorizing notaries public to appoint deputies in certain cases."

House bill, No. 247, entitled “ An Act legalizing and giving effect to agreements of release and compromise between creditors and debtors."

House bill, No. 252, entitled “An Act to grant the consent of the state of Pennsylvania to the acquisition by the United States of certain lands within the state, and bordering on the Ohio river, for the purpose of erecting thereon dams, abutments, locks, lock-houses, offices and other necessary structures for the construction and maintenance of slackwater navi. gation on the said river, and ceding jurisdiction over the same."

Senate bill, No. 257, entitled “ An Act to repeal all provisions of the act of April tenth, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three, entitled • An Act for the registration of births, deaths and marriages in the city of Allentown,' relating to marriages.”

Senate bill, No. 268, entitled " An Act to punish the sale and traffic in mineral water bottles and other bottles, and for the protection of bottlers and venders of mineral water and other beverages in this commonwealth.”

House bill, No. 275, entitled "An Act to repeal part of an act to repeal an act to lay out and make a state road in Clearfield county, approved April ten, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three, and to vest control of certain poor and school taxes therein, in Huston township.”

Senate bill, No. 280, entitled "An Act to authorize Robert Cummins, Joseph Harkness and Rev. J, A. M'Gill, or a majority of them, the trustees of the Associate Presbyterian church and congregation of Reedsville, to sell and convey the real estate belonging to said church and congregation, situate in Reedsville, Brown township, Mifflin county.

Senate bill, No. 291, entitled “An Act authorizing the council of the boroughs of the commonwealth to regulate the collection of borough tax therein."

Senate bill, No. 321, entitled “An Act to repeal the second section of an act, entitled 'A supplement to an act, entitled 'An Act to alter the road laws in the township of Lenox,' approved the twentieth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four,' so far as relates to the township of Silver Lake, in the county of Susquehanna, being first duly advertised according to law.”

House bill, No. 325, entitled "An Act to enable members of corporations and stockholders to vote by proxy, and to regulate the number of their directors and change the corporate name."

Senate bill, No. 343, entitled "An Act to repeal a joint resolution for the settlement of certain claims arising under contracts concerning the soldiers' orphan school at Titusville, approved April ten, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-three."

House bill, No. 366, entitled "An Act to re-imburse W. G. Taylor, superintendent of the soldiers' orphans' schools at Phillipsburg, Beaver county, and A. H. Waters, superintendent of the soldiers' orphans' schools at Uniontown, Fayette county, Pennsylvania, for clothing, transportation and funeral expenses of soldiers' orphans.”

House bill, No. 389, entitled “An Aet relating to gas companies, regulating the sale, consumption and inspection of gas."

House bill, No. 402, entitled "An Act to repeal an act, entitled 'An Act to establish criminal courts for the counties of Lebanon, Dauphin and Schuylkill,' approved the eighteenth day of April, in the year of our Loru one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven, and the supplement thereto, approved the twenty-first day of April, in the year of our Lord one thonsand eight hundred and seventy."

House bill, No. 410, entitled "An Act to authorize the prothonotaries and clerks of the several courts to take recognizances, bail and approve bonds."

Senate bill, No. 223, entitled “An Act for the relief of Amy E. Maxwell, widow of James G. Maxwell, deceased."

Senate bill, No. 233, entitled “An Act to repeal an act, entitled 'An Act for the protection of sheep, and taxing of dogs in the township of Hamilton, in the county of Monroe,' approved the second day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy.” Given under my hand and the great seal of the State, at Harrisburg, this

thirteenth day of June, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hun-
dred and seventy-four, and of the Commonwealth the ninety-eighth.
BY THE GOVERNOR :

M. S. QUAY,
Secretary of the Commonwealth.

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