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No. 2.

A FURTHER SUPPLEMENT

To an act entitled "An Act to authorize the Governor to incorporate the West Chester and Philadelphia railroad company," and fixing the place for holding the elections in Franklin township, Chester 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 from and Stockholders to after the passage of this act the stockholders of said company, at their annual meetings, shall elect three managers in addition to the number authorized by the third section of the act to which this is a further supplement.

elect three

managers.

Franklin township, Chester

county.

SECTION 2. That hereafter the qualified electors of the township of Franklin, in Chester county, shall hold their general and township election at the public house of Abitha Kimble, in the village of Kimbleville, in said township.

W. P. SCHELL, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THO. CARSON, Speaker of the Senate.

APPROVED-The seventh day of January, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three.

WM. BIGLER.

No. 3.

AN ACT

To change the location of the division line between the counties of Columbi

and Montour.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the township of Roaring Creek, in Montour county, and such parts of the townships of ships in Montour Franklin, Madison, and West Hemlock, in the same county, as lie east county annexed ward of the adjusted line between Columbia and Montour countie to Columbia co. hereinafter prescribed and established, shall be, and the same are here

by re-annexed to the county of Columbia, and shall hereafter compose a part of the territory of the said county of Columbia as fully and effec

tually as if the same had never been included within the limits of Montour county.

Line between

located.

SECTION 2. That the line between the said counties of Columbia and Montour shall be changed and re-located as follows, to wit: Begin Columbia and ning at the Northumberland county line, at or near the house of Samuel Montour counReader, thence a direct course to the centre of Roaring Creek, in ties to be Franklin township, twenty rods above a point in said creek opposite the changed and rehouse of John Vought; thence down the middle of the stream of said creek to the Susquehanna river; thence to the middle of said river; thence up the centre of the same to a point opposite where the present county line between Columbia and Montour strikes the north bank of the river; thence to the said north bank; thence by the present division line between said counties to the school house near the residence of David Smith; thence to a point near the residence of Daniel Smith; thence to the bridge over Deerlick run on the line between Derry and Madison townships; thence by the line between said township of Madison and the townships of Derry and Anthony to the line of Lycoming county; and John Koons, and Gilbert C. McWaine, of Luzerne county, and Bernard Reilly, of Schuylkill county, are hereby appointed commissioners to run, locate and mark such parts of said division line between said counties as are changed by this act, and to make drafts and plots thereof, to be filed in the courts of quarter sessions of the counties of Columbia and Montour, and in the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth, respectively; the duties of the said commissioners to be performed by all or a majority of their number; and the said commissioners shall each receive the sum of three dollars per diem for their services, which, together with the other necessary expenses upon the survey and location of the said line shall be pai by the county of Columbia.

SECTION 3. That the township of Madison now in Columbia county, Montour townshall remain a separate township, to be called Pine, and such parts of ship to be called the former township of Madison as the same existed before the erection Pine.

of Montour county as have been set off to and connected with the townships of Mount Pleasant and Hemlock, in Columbia county, shall hereafter compose and be a part of Madison township by this act reAnnexed to Columbia county.

Montour co., to

SECTION 4. That that part of Franklin township aforesaid remain- That portion of ing in Montour, by the provisions of this act shall remain and be a Franklin tp., in separate township and election district, to be called Mayberry, and so much of West Hemlock township as lies east of the county line estab- be called Maylished by this act, shall compose and be a part of Hemlock township.

berry.

SECTION 5. That so much of Madison township aforesaid as by the Portion of Madiprovisions of this act will remain in Montour county, shall hereafter son tp., in Moncompose a part of the township of West Hemlock, in said county of tour co., to be Montour, and the general and township elections for the said township called West of West Hemlock shall hereafter be held at the house of Cornelius Styers in said township.

Hemlock.

SECTION 6. That so much of any act as is inconsistent with the pro- Repeal. visions of this act be and the same is hereby repealed.

W. P. SCHELL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THO. CARSON,

Speaker of the Senate.

APPROVED-The fifteenth day of January, A. D., one thousand eight

bundred and fifty-three.

WM. BIGLER.

F No. 4.

A SUPPLEMENT

To an act authorizing the town council of the borough of Tamaqua to construc water works, and to borrow money, and to divide said borough in towards and authorizing the borough of Middletown, in Dauphin county, to borrow money, approved the second day of April, A. D., 1850.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa tives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvaaia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the limit of twenty thousand dollars, contained in the first section of the act, of second of April, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and fifty to which this is a supplement, be and is hereby extended to thirty thousand dollars.

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APPROVED-The eighteenth day of January, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three

WM. BIGLER.

No. 5.

AN ACT

Regulating the courts of Blair county.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa tives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in Geneval Assembly met and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the first day of April, A. D., 1853, the several courts of Blair county shall commence on the fourth Mondays of April, August, and October, and on the first Monday of February, and shall continue two weeks at each term, if necessary.

W. P. SCHELL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

THO. CARSON, Speaker of the Senate.

APPROVED-The eighteenth day of January, A. D., one thousand

eight hundred and fifty-three.

WM. BIGLER.

No. 6.

AN ACT

Relative to the collection of taxes in Mercer and Beaver counties, and relating to the American telegraph company.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the provisions of the several sections, from the first to the eleventh inclusive, of the act entitled "An Act to reduce the expenses of collecting State and county taxes in the county of Venango; to incorporate the Greenville and Ohio State Line plank road company; and authorize the appointment of an auctioneer in the county of Lawrence," passed the third of April, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, be, and the same is hereby extended and made applicable to the counties of Mercer and Beaver, as fully and as effectually as if the said counties of Mercer and Beaver had been originally mentioned in said recited act.

SECTION 2. That the American telegraph company shall have power to build such additional lines of telegraph as may be desirable to conBeet with their present line from Harrisburg to Baltimore, under the provisions of their charter, approved the twenty-sixth day of January, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine.

W. P. SCHELL,

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APPROVED-The nineteenth day of January, A. D., one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three.

WM. BIGLER.

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No. 7.

AN ACT

To anthorize the Little Saw Mill Run railroad company; and the Birmingham and Elizabeth turnpike road company to borrow money.

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 Borrow money, the Little Saw Mill Run railroad company be, and the same is hereby authorized to borrow any sum of money not exceeding twenty thousand

Proviso.

Borrow money.

Proviso.

dollars: Provided, That no bond shall be issued on account of sa loan for a less amount than one hundred dollars.

SECTION 2. That the Birmingham and Elizabeth turnpike road con pany be, and they are hereby authorized, through their president a managers, to borrow any sum or sums of money not exceeding in t aggregate five thousand dollars, to aid in the construction of their roa Provided, That no bond shall be issued on account of the loan here authorized for a less amount than one hundred dollars.

W. P. SCHELL, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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APPROVED-The nineteenth day of January, A. D., one thousa eight hundred and fifty-three.

WM. BIGLER

No. 8.

A SUPPLEMENT

To an act to incorporate the Temperanceville and Noblestown turnpike plank road company, passed the seventh of April, one thousand eight h dred and forty-nine.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen tives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in General Assembly n and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That it shall lawful for the Temperanceville and Noblestown turnpike and pl: road company, by its president and managers to borrow any money, exceeding twelve thousand dollars, that may be necessary to pay for construction and completion of said road, and to issue the bonds of s company therefor in such manner and terms as said president and m agers may deem proper: Provided, That no bond shall be issued account of said loan of a less denomination than one hundred dollaı W. P. SCHELL,

Speaker of the House of Representatives

THO. CARSON, Speaker of the Senate

APPROVED-The nineteenth day of January, A. D., one thous

eight hundred and fifty-three.

WM. BIGLER

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