Act of Apr. 15, 1845, P.L. 449, No. 294              Cl. 73
                                  AN ACT

     Granting the courts of this commonwealth the power to appoint
        viewers to view certain streets and alleys in this
        Section 1.  Change or vacation of streets
        The Courts of Quarter Sessions shall have power to change or
     vacate any street or alley in any unincorporated village, and
     for this purpose shall proceed on the petition of citizens
     desiring such change or vacation, by granting views or reviews
     in the manner directed by law, for laying out and vacating
     public roads.  1845, April 15, P.L. 449, Sec. 1.
        Section 2.  Damages
        All damages which may be sustained by any owner of property,
     by reason of such change or vacation of any street or alley,
     shall be assessed by the same viewers or reviewers appointed as
     aforesaid, and shall be paid by the said petitioners before any
     order for any such change or vacation shall have effect, and
     within three months after the confirmation of the report of the
     said viewers, or reviewers, otherwise said proceedings shall be
     set aside.  1845, April 15, P.L. 449, Sec. 2.
        Section 3.  Costs; certain counties excepted from operation
     of act
        The costs of all such views and reviews shall be paid by the
     said petitioners, and may be enforced by said courts by rule and
     attachment against said petitioners: Provided, That the
     provisions of this act shall not extend to the Counties of
     Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, Westmoreland, Erie, York,
     Berks, Perry, Cumberland, Tioga, Bradford, Luzerne, Columbia,
     Franklin, Adams, Northampton, Lehigh, Schuylkill, Huntingdon,
     Bedford, Bucks, Lebanon and Montgomery.  1845, April 15, P.L.
     449, Sec. 3.