SECOND CLASS A CITIES, OFFICIAL ADVERTISING
                  Act of Mar. 28, 1929, P.L. 96, No. 105              Cl. 11
                                  AN ACT

     Regulating the publication of official advertising in cities of
        the second class A.

        Section 1.  Be it enacted, &c., That at the expiration of
     present contracts for official advertising in cities of the
     second class A, and every three years thereafter, the mayor of
     any said city shall contract for a term of three years with not
     less than four nor more than five newspapers of general
     circulation, one of which may be a newspaper published weekly on
     Sundays and the others daily newspapers published within the
     county in which such city of the second class A is situated, for
     the publication of all official advertising, the cost of which
     is payable out of the city treasury; which said official
     advertising shall include all ordinances of councils, mayors'
     proclamations, all official reports of the city officers, all
     notices for the opening, widening, straightening, grading,
     paving, and curbing and vacation of streets, lanes, and alleys,
     and the construction of sewers, including all viewers' reports
     and proposals for public work and supplies; such contracts to be
     let to the lowest bidder, agate measure per line for each
     thousand of circulation; the basis of the circulation to be the
     average daily sales (exclusive of Sunday, weekly, semi-weekly,
     and tri-weekly issues, and also exclusive of all credits for
     returned or unsold newspapers and newspapers distributed free of
     charge) of such daily newspaper and the average weekly sales
     (exclusive of any semi-weekly and tri-weekly issues, and also
     exclusive of all credits for returned or unsold newspapers and
     newspapers distributed free of charge) of such Sunday newspaper
     for the period of six months next preceding the month in which
     such advertising may be published.