Central Reporter; All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last Resort, as Follows

Central Reporter; All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last Resort, as Follows : New York ... New Jersey ... Pennsylvania ... Delaware ... Maryland ... District of Columbia Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...Directors of the Poor v. Overseers of Limestone, 68 Pa. 388. The policy of the statute is to commit pauper cases to the jurisdiction of the quarter sessions that speedy relief and justice may be administered. ' Overseers of Sugarloafv. Directors of Sch zlylkill Co. 44 Pa. 483. A term of court is a fixed period of time, and an argument court is not a part of a session. Overseers of C'herr_1/ v. Overseers of 1l(l7"i07l, 96 Pa. 532. We will admit that the practice has been in our court to allow appeals in cases of this kind at any court before the next court of quarter sessions; but we think it time, with all due deference to the court below, to let the statute take the place of the practice. In those cases under the poor laws in which a special remedy is provided in the court of quarter sessions that remedy must be pursued. By section 13 of the Act of March 21, 1806, 4 Smith, 312--a statute of frequent reference in our books--in all eases where a remedy is provided or duty enjoined or an thing directed to be done by an Act or Acts oty Assembly of this Commonwealth, the directions of said Acts shall be strictly pursued; and no penalty shall be inflicted or anything done agreeably to the provisions of the common law in such cases, further than shall be necessary for carrying such Act or Acts into efiect. Directors qf the Poor v. Malany, 64 Pa. 148. When a person having a domicil and settlement moves from Pennsylvania, he does not lose that settlement until he acquires a new domicil and settlementin the State to which he goes. 'Vhen he removes from this State and acquires a domicil and a settlement in another, he has no settlement in Pennsylvania. Jun-iata Co. v. Orcrseeraof the Poor, 107 Pa. '74. Randal certainly never gained a...show more

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