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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
PASSED AT THE
SESSION OF 1919
ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY-THIRD YEAR
A Proclamation by the Governor, declaring that he has filed certain Bills in
his objections thereto.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
to orphan or destitute children of honorably discharged soldiers,
Section 1. Be it enacted, &c., That the Commission Pennsylvania Sol.
phans or Destitute School, orphan or destitute children of honorably dis- Children. charged soldiers, sailors, or marines, who served in the Army or Navy of the United States, or in any branch or unit thereof, during the war with Germany War with Germany and Austria, or in any movement or campaign in connection therewith or resulting therefrom. APPROVED—The 26th day of February, A. D., 1919.
WM. C. SPROUL.
Pleas of the Fifth Judicial District.
July "An act to designate the several judicial districts of the Commonwealth as required by the Constitution, and to provide for the election, appointment and commissioning of judges learned in the law for the said districts in cases where such judges are not provided
Act of March 15, for by existing law," and an act, approved the fifteenth 1907 (P. L. 20). day of March, one thousand nine hundred and seven (Pamphlet Laws, twenty), entitled "An act increasing the number of courts of common pleas in the county of Allegheny; establishing therein a distinct and separate
Term of office.
court of common pleas, and providing for the election
and appointment of judges for said court,” two addiAdditional Judges. tional law judges are hereby authorized and provided
for the court of common pleas of the Fifth Judicial Qualifications. District, who shall possess the same qualifications
which are required by the Constitution and laws for the president judge of said district, and who shall hold their office for a like term and by the same tenure, and shall have the same power, authority and jurisdic
tion, and shall be subject to the same duties, restricCompensation.
tions and penalties, and shall receive the same compen. sation provided by law for judges learned in the law, as if the said office had been established in the time of, and subject to the provisions of, an act, entitled
"An act to fix the salaries of the judges of the Supreme
provi sions of act of Maj Court, the judges of the Superior Court, the judges 182).
of the Courts of Common Pleas and the judges of the Orphans' Court," approved the fifth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand nine hundred and eleven, and its supplements and amendments.
Section 2. At the next municipal election after the passage of this act, the qualified electors of the said Fifth Judicial District shall elect, in the manner prescribed by law for the election of president judge, two competent persons learned in the law to serve as said additional law judges in said district from the first Monday in January, Anno Domini one thousand
nine hundred and twenty, for a term of ten years. Vacancles.
Vacancies in the office hereby created, whether caused by death, resignation, expiration of term or otherwise, shall be filled in the same manner as is required by law in case of a similar vacancy in the office of president judge.
Section 3. The judge in said district whose commission shall first expire shall be the president judge thereof, except where the president judge shall be reelected, in which case he shall continue to be president
judge. Appointments ad
Section 4. The Governor is hereby authorized, by interim.
and with the consent of the Senate, to appoint two competent persons learned in the law as additional law judges of said Fifth District until the first Monday in January succeeding the next municipal election.
APPROVED-The 26th day of February, A. D., 1919
WM. C. SPROUL.
A JOINT RESOLUTION
Ratifying the proposed amendment to the Constitution of the
United States, which prohibits the manufacture, sale, transportation, importation or exportation of intoxicating liquors.
Whereas, The Congress of the United States of America has, in due form as prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, passed the following Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States; which proposed amendment is as follows:
“JOINT RESOLUTION "Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
"Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following amendment to the Constitution be, and hereby is, proposed to the States, to become valid as a part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of the several States as provided by the Constitution:
“ARTICLE “Section 1. After one year from the ratification of this article the manufacture, sale, or transportatiou of intoxicating liquors within, the importation thereof into, or the exportation thereof from the United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.
“Section 2. The Congress and the several States shall have concurrent power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
"Section 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress," and
Whereas, Said Resolution has been submitted to the various States of the United States of America for ratification in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the United States; therefore, be it
Resolved, By the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania hereby ratifies the above recited amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, as proposed in said Joint