Pennsylvania Superior Court Reports Volume 12

Pennsylvania Superior Court Reports Volume 12

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... Greenwood, was filed, praying for the incorporation of said villages as a borough to be known by the name and style of the borough of Moosic. On December 9, 1898, the court made the following minute: "This case came on to be heard and after hearing and careful consideration and full investigation of the case the court find that the conditions prescribed by law have been fully complied with, and also the court believes ' that it is expedient ' to grant the prayer of the applicants." A decree followed designating the territory to be incorporated. The following exceptions, among others, were filed, which were overruled by the court: 1. Only resident freeholders within the limits of the proposed borough are entitled to a petition for the incorporation thereof. The petition does not set forth which of its signers are claiming to be freeholders. The affidavit attached to said petition states that all of the signers are freeholders. This statement the exceptants believe to be false. The petition therefore is void for uncertainty, and not in compliance with the statute. 1 2. The boundaries of the proposed borough are not set forth as required by law, in that the cou1ses and distances are not set forth at length in words. At least two of the boundaries are vague, uncertain and indefinite, those along Mill creek and the Lackawanna river. 2 3. The incorporation advertisement includes the village of Moosic and the village of Green. There is no village of Green in Lackawanna township. Furthermore there is nothing in the 353, (1900). Exceptions--Arguments. advertisement to warn the inhabitants of Greenwood, Oak Hill, Starks and No. 4 of their inclusion within the proposed borough. Other exceptions were to the effect: That there...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123681939X
  • 9781236819390