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And be it further enacted, eeventy-dgbth and ninety-fourth section.
the States of Virginia, Missis- . , j . .i Kn ah!l nrir
to selling or ofiering such tobacco, snuff, or
i, and Texas shall be admitted to renre
-at ton in Congress, their several legiala
a, which may be hereafter lawfully or
ir.ed. rhall ratify the fifteenth article,
ch has been proposed by Congress to the
eral States an an amendment to the Con
ntinn of the United States,
.Sec 7. And be it further enacted,
it the proceedings in any of the said
: ites shall not be deemed final or operate
a complete restoration thereof until their
lion, respectively, shall be approved by
Approved,' April 10, 1869.
No. 14. An act to amend an art entitled
An act imposing taxes on distilled spirits
id tobacco, and for other purposes, ap
proved July- twentieth, eighteen hundred
. il sixty-eight.
e it enactoil by the Senate and House of Rep
resentative of the United State of Amrr-
- sen in Cungres assembled,
". That the act entitled " An act imposing
axe on distilled spirits and tobacco, and
-r other purposes," approved July twenty,
-igliteen hundred and sixty eight, be amend,
- f as follows, to wit :
i That section eight be amended fo that in
ase of a1 distiller or distilling apparatus
erected prior to the twentieth of July.
.Mghteen htiiidred and sixty-eight, on a tract
r lot of land held under a" lease or other evi
dence of title less than lee sim-ole, which
was not required by the laws of the State to
be recorded in ordr to be valid at the time
of its execution, or in any case where the
title was then and has continued to be in liti
ration, or where the owner is possessed of
the fee but encumbered with a mortgage ex
ecuted and duly recorded prior to the said
twentieth of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight,
and not due. or where the fee is
held by a femtne covert, minor, person of
unsound mind, or other person incapable of
giving consent as required by said act. a
bond mar be taken at the discretion of the
Commissioner, as provided for m said sec
tion for a distillery erected on land the
lease or other evidence of title to which was
duly recorded prior to the passage cf this
act: Provided, That nothing herein con
tained shall be so construed as to apply to
any distillery or distilling apparatus not
erected prior to the twentieth of June,
eighteen hundred and sixty-eight.
That section twenty be so amended that in
case of distilleries having a producing ca
pacity of less than one hundred gallons in
twenty-four hours, and in which grain or
meal is mashed by hand and without the use
of steam, sixty 'gallons of mash or beer
brewed or fermeuted from grain sball repre
sent not less than one bushel of grain.
lhat section fifty-sis be amended so as to
extend the time for withdrawing distilled
spirits from bonded warehouse until the
thirtieth of Jane, eighteen hundred and six .
ty nine, but subject to an additional tax on
each proof gallon deposited and bonded in
warehouse at the rate of one cent for each
month after the twentieth of April, eighteen
hundred and sixty nine, anil until withdrawn;
and any distilled spirits remaining in bond
ed warehouse after the thirtieth day of June,
eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, shall be
for feited to the United -tates and disposed
of as provided in aid section.
That section fifty-nine be amended so that
on and alter the tirst day of M jy, eighteen
hundred and sixty-nine, "every person who
rectifies, purifies, or refines d stilled spirits
or wines by anv process other than by origi
nal and continuous distillation from mash,
wort, or wash, tli rough continuous closed
vessels, and pipes until the manufacture
thereof is complete, and every wholesale or
retail dealer who has in his possession aDy
at ill or leach tub, or who tshall keep any
thi r apparatus for the purpose of refining
in any manner distilled spirits, and every
person wlio. without recntymg. puriing,
cigars Ur sale, stfix and cancel pioper inter-
nai revenue stamps, snau oe hiuhu m uvo
refunded to him an amount of tax previously
paid thereon, equal to the value of the stamps
affixed before sale as aforesaid; and the
Commissioner of Internal Kevcnue shall be,
and is hereby, authorized, on appeal to him
made, to refund and pay back a sum of mon
ey equal to the value ot the stamps so affixed,
upou satisfactory evidence submitted to him
that the tobacco and snuff were actually
manufactured and removed from the place of
manufacture, and that the cigars were so
manufactured and removed, or imported and
withdrawn from a United States bonded
warehouse, and the several rates of tax im
posed on sucb. goods by the act of July
twentieth, eighteen hundred and sixty eight,
as aforesaid assessed and paid, and that the
claimant had in all ressects complied with
the internal revenue laws as far as they have
been or may be applicable to such articles'.
The Commissioner ot Internal Iteveuue is
hereby authorized and empowered to pre
scribe such rules and regulations for carry
ing out the provisions of this section as in
his judgment shall be deemed proper and
necessary; and the Commissioner may in
any case, at his discfeliou, allow snuff and
smoking tobacco manufactured prior to the
twentieth of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight,
not in wooden packages, to be
stamped and sold in the original packages;
and the rate of duty on cigars imported prior
to July twentieth.eighteen hundred and sixty
eight, auc now remaining in bond, shall be
the same as on cigars imported after tUat
date. Approved, April 10, 1SWJ.
2o. 15. An Act making an appropriation
for the improvement of rivers and harbors
for the tiscjl year ending June 30, IStiU, and
the year endii-g June 3'.', 1S70.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
.. esentatiee of the United Stales of Amer
ica in C oig7it' assembled.
That the sum of two million dollars is
hereby appropriated for the fiscal j-ear end
ing June thirty, eighteen hundred and sixty
niue, and the year ending June thirty, eigh
teen hundred and seventy, to be expended
f-r the repair, extension, preservation, and
completion of works for the improvement ot"
rivers and harbors under the direction of
the Secretary of War: Provided, That the
Secretary of War is hereby authorized to
cause such expenditures tradfte made so as
best to subserve the interests of commerce
and he is required to report to Congress, at
the opening of its December session, all ex
penditures made under the provisions of this
act up to that tune in (Veta.l.
Approved, April 10, 1869.
So. IS. An Act to declare and fix the
status of Judge advocates of the army.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House
of Representative of the United Slate of
America in Congress assembled.
That the number of judge advocates of
the army be, and the same is hereby, fixed
at eight, and the President . is hereby au
thorized, by and with the advice and con
sent of thePenate, to till all vacancies which
have occurred or may hereafter occur theie
in. Approved. April ID, lStiD.
Kn. 17. An Act to repeal an act of the
legislature of Xew Mexico Imposing a capi
tation tax on bovine cattle.
lie it enacted bu the Senate and House of
Rrpresentatiers of Vie United States of
Americt in Congress axsemoled,
That the act of the legislature of the Ter
ritory of Xew Mexico," of February third.
eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, and all
other laws and parts ot laws of said legisla
ture imposing a capitation tax on bovine
cattle introduced into the said Territory
from other Territories or States, or the re-
i puDlic of Mexico, be, and the same are hereby,
No. 20. An Act to renew certain grants
of land to the State of Alabama.
Be it enacted by Vie Senate and House of
Rtpresentative of the United State of
America in Congress assembled.
That so much of the irrant of lands made
to the State of Alabama by the act of Con
gress approved June three, eighteen hun
dred and fifty-six. entitled M An act grant
ing public lunds in alternate sections to the
a tar ot Alabama, to aid in the construction
ot certain railroads in said State." as were
granted to assist in the building of railroads
Alabama and Mississippi State line, in a di
rection to the Mobile and Ohio railroad."
and " from Gadsden to connect with the
Georgia and Tennessee and Tennessee line
or railroads through Chattooga, wills, and
Lookout valley," is hereby revived and re
newed, subject to all the conditions and re
strictions contained in the act referred to.
and subject to the further limitation that if
eiiner ot the said railroads is not completed
within three years from the passage of this
act no further sale shall be made for the
benefit of such railroad, and the lands un
sold shall revert to the United States : Pro
vded. That the lands granted by the act
hereby revived, except mineral lands, shall
be sold to actual settlers only, in quantities
not greater than one-quarter section to any
one purchaser, and for a price not exceeding
two dollars and fifty cents per acre.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted.
That the right, power, and authority is
be-eby given to the companies building the
aforesaid railroads to take from the public
lands adjacent to the lines of sai 1 railroads
earth, stone, and other materials for the
construction thereof; and the right of way
is hereby giauted to the extent of one hun
dred feet iu width on each side of said rail
roads where they mar pass over the public
lands, including all necessary grounds for
stations and structures connected therewith.
not exceeding forty acres at any one station.
Approved, April 10, 1S69.
No. 21. An Act concerning the Attorney
B it enated by the Senate and House of Rep
resentative of the United State of Ameri
ca in Consrress assembled.
That so much of the " Act making ap
propriations for the legislative, executive,
and judicial expenses ot the government for
the year ending the thirtieth or June, eigh
teen h tnd red and seventy," as repeals the
second section of the act of August secoad.
eighteen hundred and sixty-one, entitled
"An act concerning the Attorney uenerai
and the attorneys and marshals of the sever
al districts," be. and the sime is hereby, re
pealed ; and said second section is hereby
declare-! to be in lull force ; and it sball be
the duty of the Attorney General to report at
the commencement of the next session ot
Congress, and to each succeeding session.
the names of all the persons employed for
the purposes aforesaid, and where and upon
what business employed, with the compen
sation paid to each.
Approved, April 10, 18(59.
From Tucson, via pmp Grant, Florence, ! June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, on
Pbcenix, and Camp McDowell to Wichen-
From Newbern to Cottage Bill.
From Chebanse to Eldridgeviile.
From Sheluyville, via Todd's Point and
PmrllMA I1a11 A MAAWtftfllia.
r roin r airneia, via oprwgneia ana aaacia,
tbo assistant treasurer of the United States
at New York city, for supplies furnished
the Indian Department, twelve hundred
Approved, March 24, 1869.
No. 3-r-A resolution relative to consular
or rebtting distilled spirit-, shall, by mixing disapproveU and POpealed
such spirits, wine, or outer liquor Approved. April 10. 18G0.
tutorials, manufacture anv spurious, lmita
tion, or compound liquors, for sale, under
the name ot whiskey, brandy, gin. rum.
wine, spirits, cordials, or wine bitters, or
anv other name, shall be regarded a- a rec
tifier, and as being engaged in the business
of rectifying; and so much of the act, to
which this is an amendment, as relates to
compounders of liquors, and as is inconsist
ent with the provisions of the section hereby
amended, be, and the same is hereby, n
ealed. And said section fifty-nine U fuilher
amended as follows : strike out the fourth
Saragraph thereof, relating to retail tiqnor
ealers, and the fifth paragrap i to and in
cluding the words shall be required to pay
the special tax of a wholesale dealer, and
insert ia lieu of tha portion stricken out the
Uetail dealers in liquors shall pay twenty
five dollars. Every person who sells or of
fers for sale foreign or domestic distilipd
spirits, wines, or malt liquors, in less quan
tities than five gallons at the same time.
shall be regarded as a retail dealer in liquors.
Wholesale liquor dealers sball eacb pay
one hundred dollars. Every person who
sells or offers for sale foreign or domestic
distilled spirits, wines, or malt liquors, in
quantities of not less than five gallons at the
same time, shall be regarded as a wholesale
Dealers in liquors whose sales, including
sales of ail .th.r merchandise, shall exceed
twenty-five thousand dollars, sball each pay
an additional tax at the rate of one dollar
for every one hundred dollars ot sales of
liquors in excess of soch twenty-five thous
and dollars; and on every thousand dollars
of sal is of other merchandise shall pay at
the same rate as a wholesale dealer; and
soch excess shall be returned, assessed, and
paid in the same manner, as required of
wholesale dealers. But no distiller or brew
' er. who has paid his special tax as such, and
.whoaell only dietilled spirits or malt liquors
ot bis own production, at the place or manu
facture, in the original casks or packages to
whieh the tax stamps are affixed, shall be re
quired to pay the special tax of a wholesale
dealer on account ot such sales.
That section fifty-nine be further amended
so as to require that distil .era of brandy.
from grapes, peaches, and apples, exclusive
ly, producing less than one hundred and fif
ty barrels annually, sball pay a special tax
of fiftv dollars, and in addition thereto, the
tax of four dollars per barrel of forty proof
That section eighty-eight be amended so
that either the proprietor's name or the
manufacturer's name shall be printed on the
label lor cigars provided tor in said section
- Sec. 2. And be it further enacted.
That section one hundred and fifty-five of
. . : . I .2 a . . . . , - . ,
ine act tsni.it.tcu i.a ki to proviae internal
revenn eio supporx me government, lo pay
intereston the public debt, and for other pur
poses, approved June 80, eighteen hundred
and sixty-four, as amended by tha ninth sec
tion of the act of J uly thirteenth, eighteen
buodred and sixty-six, be further amended
toy adding thereto the following; And the
act that any adhesive stamp so bought, sold,
ofterad for sale, used, or had in possession
as aforesaid, baa been washed or restored by
removing or altering the cancelling or de
facing marks thereon, shall be prima facie
proof tli at such stamp has been once used
.nd removed by the possessor thereof fmm
M vellum, paichment, paper, instrument,
or wntine. charged with taxes lmnoaed h
law, in violation of the provisions of this
Sec 3. And be it further enacted.
Tli at any person Having in nis possession
f tobacco, snuff or Clears, manufactured
'md aold or removed from the manufactory.
yr from any place wbere tobacco, snuff, or
'igrs are mad-, since July twentieth,
eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, or any
person Paving in uis possession cigars im
ported from ror-'igo countries since July
twentieth, eighteen hundred and s:xty-eight.
or wiihdrrwn from a United States bonded
-warehouse since said date, such tobacco,
innir and dears, bavins been put up in
packages as prescribed in the act to which
ibis act is aa amendment, and all the other
requirements of said act relating to tobacco,
enutr, and cigars having been complied with,
and who, on the first day of February,
eighteen hundred and sixty nine, filed with
the assessor or assistant assessor ot tha dis
i trict within which be resides, or has bu
1 piace of business, the inrwtorj required by
From Meredosla to Beardltown
From Carvin. via Koland and Elba, to
f rom r airneia to r tora.
From Louisville, via Xenia, Keenville, and
Long Prafijrie, to MacLeansbnro.
From Mason, via Flemsburg, Winterrowd,
and Gibson's Store, to Newton.
From Moore s fraiilrie post office, via
Spring Garden. Daresville, and Williams-
Durg, to Asniey.
From Jerom9 to West Liberty.
From Washington to North English.
From Talleyrand to South English.
From Springfield to Victor.
From Belle Plain lo Waterloo.
From Moultonto Centreville.
From Norwood, in Emmet county, vii
Antrim City, to Atwood. in Antrim county.
from utto, via uougias ana voomoosa, to
From Hubbardston, Ionia county, to
Alma, Gratiot county.
From Lake Citv, via Pell, Forest Mound.
Elgin, and Viola, to Ezeota.
From Maple Plain, Hennepin county, to
x oung America.
From Springfield to Fort Scott.
From Neosho to Seneca.
From Wheel ing to Alpha.
From Carthage to Sarcoxie.
From Neosho to Bentnnville.
From Rosroe. via Stockton. Dadevillc.
Greenfield, King's Point, Mount Vernon,
Marionsville, and Galena, to Bcrryville, in
From Marsh field to Dallas.
From Pryor's Store to Gainesville.
From Stewartsville to King's City.
From Itoyd to Sand Springs.
From Watson to Peru, in Nebraska.
From Competition to Plato.
From Queen City to Unioaville.
From Chillicothe, via Alpha and Lindley,
io w mtervme.
Fit m Spring Hill to Gallatin.
From Phelps s Citv, via Bocufort and
Qnitmau, to Marysville.
From Maysville, via Gentryville, to Al
From Iron Mountain, via Belleview and
Kaolin, to ledger Hill.
From Belmont, via Hot Creek, Silver
springs, ana resnro. to Hamilton.
Resolved bit theSenaU and House of
representatives of tht limited Stales of
America in Uov gress assembled,
That section three or chapter two Hund
red And thirty-three of the public acts of
the thirty-ninth Congress, approved July
twenty-five, eighteen hundred and sixty
six, be, and Is hereby, declared to take ef
fect from and after January first, eighteen
hundred and sixty-seven. And all fees
which bare been paid into the treasury in
obedience to the provision of said section
and which occurred prior to said first day
of January, eighteen hundred and sixty
seven, shall be refunded out of " consular
Approved, Aiarcn zb, ioa.
No. 4 A resolution in relation to light
house on the coast of Oregon.-
He it resolved by the Senate and
House of Repretenlalives of (heUnitedSlates
of America in Congress assembled.
That the erection or the light-bouse at
Aquinna bay, and of other light bouses on
the coast of Oregon, for which appropria
tions have been or may be made, sball not
be delayed for want of the consent of the
legislature of the State to the purchase of
the site or sites for such light-houses.
Approved, March 26, 1809.
No. 5 Joint resolution to supply omis
sions in the enrolment of certain appropri
ation acts approved March third, eighteen
hundred and sixty-nine.
Be it resolved by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States of
I " j, ll 7
That the following items, omitted in the
enrollment of appropriation acts,approv?d
March third, eighteen hundred and ixty
nine.be.and the same are hereby ,as amend
ed, made valid portions of the acts from
which thev were omitted, viz :
In the act " making appropriations for
the legislative, executive, and judicial ex
penses of the government, for the year
ending the thirtieth of June, eighteen
hundred and seventy," after the proviso to
the paragraph commencing "tor salaries
and expenses of collectors, assessors, as
sistant assessors, revenue agents," Ate., in
sert : " Provided further. That after the
From Humboldt Weils, via Ruby Valley, passage of this act the proprietors of all
No. 18. An Act to araena the judicial
system of the United States.
Be it enacted Jy the Senate and Howe of 12rp-
reeentatices of the United States of America
in Congress assembled, s
That the Supreme Co.ift of the United
States shall hereafter consist of the Chief
Justice of the United States and eight as
sociate justices, any six of whom shall con
stitute a quorum ; and for the purposes of
this act there Khali be appointed an addi
tional associate justice of said court.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted.
That for each rf the nine existing judicial
circuits there shall be appointed a circuit
judge, who shall reside in his circuit, and
f-hall possess the same power and jurisdic
tion therein as the justice of the Supreme
Conrt allotted to tiie circuit. The circuit
courts in each circuit shall be held by the
iustice of the Snprtme Court allotted to the
- . - . . i - i t c : : .
circuit, or ov me circuit juuire ut uirvuib.
or by the district judge of the district sitting
. , V. . i. r v. -
iiTetoer. m which tc uati;i, ui
Supreme C urt shall preside.) or in the ab
sence of either of them by the other, (who
shall preside,) and the district judge. And
such courts u-ay be held at the same time in
this different districts of the same circuits
and cases may be heard and tried bj each ot
the judges holding any such court sitting
apart bv d.'rection of the presiding justice
or judgs who .-hall designate the business to
be done ov eacn. 1110 circuit, juu tuiau
each receive an annual salary of live thou
Si'C- 3. And be it further enacted.
That nothing in this act shall affect the
powers ef the justices or the Supreme
Court as judges of the circuit court, except
iu the appointment of clerks of the circuit
courts, mho in each circuit shall be ap-
nomted bv the circuit t urt ire oi mat circuit.
and the clerks of the district courts shall be
annnintoil hv the indues thereof respective
ly: Proclied, That the present clerks of
said courts shall continue in office till other
appointments be made in their place,' or
they be otherwise removed.
Sec. 4 And be it further enacted.
That it shall be the dnty of the Chief Justice
and of each just ce f the Snpreme Court to
attend at least one term of the circuit court
in each district of his circuit during every
period of two years.
See. 5 And be it farther enacted.
That any judge of any court of the United
States, who, having held his commission as
such at least ten years, shall, after having
attained to the age of seventy years, resign
bis office, shall thereafter, during the resi
due or his natural life, receive the same
salary which was by law payable, to him at
the time of his resignation.
Sec. 6 And be it further enacted.
That this act shall take effect on the first
Monday of December, eighteen hundred
Approved, April 10, 18fi.
No. 19 An Act resrulating the rights of
property of married wome in the District
Be it enacted bv the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United State of
America, tr Congress assemoiea.
That in the District of Columbia the
rizht of anv married woman to anv property,
personal or real, belonging: to her at the
time of marriage, or acquired during marri
age in a iv other wav than 6v eift or convey
anee rrom her bnsband. shall be as absolute
as if sht were lemma sole, and shall not be
subject to the d sposal or her husband, nor
be liable for his debts ; bat soch married
woman mav convey, device, and beaiieatb
the same, or any interest therein, in the
same manner and with like effect as if she
were nn married.
Sec 2. And be it fvrther enacted.
That any married woman may contract, and
sue and be sued in her own name, ia all
mailers having relation to her sols and sepa
rate property ituhe same manner as if she
were unmarried ; but neither her hnsband
nor his property shall be bound by any
such contract nor liable for any recovery
against iter in anv Ktifh !,; K... ijn.
may be eniorced by execution against her
sole and separate estate in the same manner
as if she were tote.
Approyed, April 10, jsoo,
No. 2-2.- An Act to extend the time for
the Little Kock and Fort Smith Railroad
Company to complete the first section of
twenty miles ol said road.
lie it enacted by the Senate and House of
liepresentatice of the UniUd States of
America ft uoncress assemorea.
That an act approved July twenty-eight
eighteen hundred and sixty-six, entitled
" An act to revive and extend' the provisions
of " An act granting the right of way and
making a grant of land to the States of
Arkansas and Missouri, to aid ia the enn
stiuction of a railroad from a point upon the
Mississippi river, opposite the mouth of the
Oh:o river, via Little Rock, to the Texas
boundary near Fulton in Arkansas, with
branches to Fort Smith and the Mississippi
river,'' approved February nine, eighteen
hundred and fifty-three, and for other pur
poses," be so amended as to extend the time
to the Little Rock and Fort Smith Railroad
Company, for building the first section of
twenty miles provided for in the second sec
tion of said act, for the term of three
years from the thirteenth day of May,
eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, the time
of filing the certificate of orgsmzation to
said company provided for in the third sec
tion ot Siiid act : 1'roviaea, lhat tne land
granted by the act hereby revived sball be
sold to actual settlers only, in quantities not
greater man one quarter ot a section to one
purchaser, and tor a price not exceeding
two do'.lars and fifty cents per acre.
Approved, April 10, lslitl.
From Argenta to Austin
From Twin River, via Silver Peak, to
From Palmetto, intersecting the Aurora
From Austin, via Hamilton and Treasuri
Ctty, to Sherman Town.
i- rom rscimont, via an Antonio, Silver
Peak, Palmetto, and Fish Lake, to Aurora.
internal revenue bonded warehouses shall
reimburse to the United States the expens
es and salary of all storekeepers or other
officers in charge of such warehouses, and
the same snail be paid into tne treasury
and accounted for like other public moneys
In the " act making appropriations lor
sundry civil expenses of the government
for the year ending J une tnirtietn.eignteen
ana lor otner pnr-
, reniatitmef At UnUsd Stale ofAuusrioa
in Congress assembled.
That the consent of Congress be, and
the same ia hereby, given to the orection
of a railroad bridge over the Ohio river
from the city of Padncah Kentucky, to the
State or Illinois, by the Padncah and Gulf
Railroad Company .and such others as may
associate with them for that purpose nndrr
the laws of the States of Kentucky and
Illinois : Provided. That said bridge is
built with aa unbroken or continuous
pan of not less than fonr hundred feet in
the dear, from pier to pier, over the main
channel of the river,, and is built In all
other respects in accordance with the con
ditions and limitations of an act entitled
'" An act to establish certain- post roads,"
approved July fourteenth, eighteen bund-
dred and sixty-two ; that said bridge when
compietea in tne manner specified in mis
resolution, shall be deemed and taken to
be a legal structure, and shall be a post
road for the transmission of the mails of
the United States ; but Congress reserves
uie-rigm to withdraw toe assent hereby
given in case the free navigation of said
river shall at any time be substantiallyand
materially obstructed by any bridge to be
erected under the authority of this resolu
tion, or to direct tne necessary mouinca-
uona ana alterations of said bridge
Approved, April 7. 1809.
No. 11 Joint resolution concerning va
cancies in the Adjrt'General's department
Jie it resolved by the Senate and ffouse of
Jiepresentatires of the United State of
America tn Congress assembled,
That the vacancies existing in the Adju
tant Generals department, at the time of
ressniativss of the United State of Antertom
in Oongrets assembled, ...
That any bona fide settler residing upo
any portion or the lands sold, to the United!
8'.ates. by virtue of the ftrat aud second ar
ticles of the treaty concluded between- the
United Slates and the Great and Little
Osage tribe of Indians, September twenty
ninth, eighteen hundred and s'xty-fivc, ana.
S reclaimed Jpnnary twenty-first, eighteen
nndred and sixty-seven, who is a citizen of
the United States. hall be, and hereby i..
entitled to purchase the same in quantity
not exceeding one hundred snd sixty acres,,
at the price- of one dollar and twenty-five-cents
per acre, within two years from the
passage of this act, under such rules and
regulations aa may be prescribed by the Sec
retary of the Interior: Provided, hcrwever,.
That both the odd and even numbered sec
tions of ail lands sball be robject to settle
ment and sale as above provided: Aadpro
vided further, That the sixteenth and thirty--sixth
- sections in each township of said
lands shall be reserved for State school pur
poses in accordance with the provisions of
the act of admission of the State of Kansas :
Provided, housever. That nothing in this act
shall be construed in any manner aflecting
any legal rights heretofore vested in any
other party or parties.
Approved, April 10. 1809.
tfo. 19. Joint Resolution for the protec
tion of the interests of the United States in
the Union Pacific Railroad Company the
Central Pacific Railroad Company, and for
Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Rep-
resentatives of tlii United States of A menca
in Congress assembled, '
That the stockholders of the Union Pacific
Railroad Company, at a meeting to he held
on the twenty-second day of April, etghten
hundred and sixty-nine, at the city pi o-
the passage of the act approved March 3d ton, (with power to adjourn from day to
lKfiQ i4 matrinc nnnpnnrinnr.na fm ibt aim i Jan l,..ll Alar.f a V-nAl il illpai.tira for tliA
1869, " making appropriations for the sup
port of the army for the year ending June
30, 1870, and for other purposes,'- be. and
the same are hereby, exempted from the
operation of said act.
Approved, April 10, 1869.
hundred and seventy.
From Arago. in the State of Nebraska, to poses," under the heading " Public Build
Craig, in the State of Missouri. !na na firoiinds" before the item "For
From Ueatrice, Gage county, Nebraska, p of amplighters. gas-fitting," &c.,insert
via Caroline and Cub Creek, to Fairbury,.1:- tsu. --;fi nn,i rrocitnta
I 1 Ul lllClifclUK - ' - - -
house and public grounds around them and
around the executive offices, thirty thous-
No. 12 Joint resolution authorizing the
transfer of certain appropriations hereto
Be it resolved by the Senate and House
of Represeentative of the United State of
America in Congress assembled.
That the Secretary of the treasury be.
and be is hereby, authorized and directed
to cause the sum ef seventy-eight tLorsand
dollars to be transferred from the appro
priation " for paper for the public printing,
contained in the act er titled "An act mak
ing appropriations for the legislative, ex
ecutive, and judicial expenses of the gov
ernment for the year ending June thirty,
eighteen hundred and sixty-nine," approv
ed on the twentieth of July.eigbteen hund
red and sixty-eight, in aid of the appro
priations contained in the same act for the
following purposes, and in the following
proportions, to-wit :
x or contingent expenses of the office of
Congressional Printer, three thousand dol
lars. cr the public printing, seventy-five
Approved, April 10, 1869.
Xo. 23. An Act to amend an act entitled
An act granting lands to aid in the con
struction of a railroad and telegraph line
from the Central Pacific railroad, in Cali
fornia, to Portland, iu Oregon.'' approved
July twenty-five, eighteen hundred and
Be it enacteil by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United State of
America in fjongrese assembled,
That section six of an act entitled " An
act granting lands to aid in tba construction
of a railroad and telegraph line from the
Central Pacific railroad, in California, to
Portland, in Oregon," approved July twenty-
nve, eignteeti nunureo ana sixty six, De,
and the same is hereby, amended so as to
allow any railroad company heretofore des
iirnated by the legislature of the State of
Oregon, in accordance with the first section
of said act, to hie its assent to such act in
the Department or the Interior within one
year from the date of the passage of this
act: and such filing of its assent, if
done within one year from the pas
sure hereof, shall have the same force
and effect to all intents and purposes as if
such assent had been filed within one year
after the passage of said act: Provided,
That nothing herein shall impair any rights
heretofore acquired fy any railroad com
pany under said act, nor shall said act or
this amendment be constrned to entitle more
t.hn one comnauv to a srrant of land : And
provided further. That the lands granted by
lite act aiorsaia sunn oe soiu to actual set
tlers only, in quantities not greater than one
Quarter section to une purchaser, and .tor
price not exceeuing two dollars and nuy
eents per acre.
Approved, April io, lBiia.
Jefferson county, Nebraska.
From Linwood to Columbus.
From Ashland to Columbus.
From Falls City, via Arago, to Craig
From Susan Citv, via Riceville, to Wells
! NORTH CAROLINA.
From Salem to Jerusalem.
From Leakesville to Peon's Store, in Vir
t rom Jonesboro, via Harrington, Norvell.
and Summerville, to llarnell Court House.
From Somerset to Lancaster.
from New Holland to Pancoastbure.
From Marion, via Maple Grove, to Middle-
From North Liberty to Bentonville.
From Lancaster to Somerset.
From Corsica to Steam Corners.
From Rlruore to Drewittville.
From Marietta to Cow Run.
From Lewisville to Elk City.
From Howard, in C&ttre county, Pennsyl
vama. by way ot Walker, llublersburg, and
Madisouville to Centre Mills, in Centre
r rom uenese, in Potter county, Pennsyl
vania, by way of West Brigham and Bng-
nam centre, to uiys-es, iu rotter connty.
rrom amtinport, via Anmn, to fort Al
t rom Bowman a creek to Tnnkbannock.
From Troy, via Webler Mills, to Lvon's
Approved, March 29, 18C9.
No. 6 Joint resolution to facilitate the
construction of the enstom-nouse at uan
Be it resolved bu the Senate and Houts
of Representative of the Untie Stau oj
America in Congress assembled.
That the Secretary of the treasury be
authorized to make a present application
of the twenty-gve thousand dollars appro
priated at the last session of the fortieth
Congress for the Eangor custom-house and
public buildings, tne same to De applied
to the nse provided in said appropriation,
not uereoy increasing tue sum uyprupi la
tum as heretofore made.
Appro -yj. April 3, 1868.
No. 7 i.V resolution relating to govern
ment buildings at Fort Totten, Dakota
Be tt resolved by the Senate and House
of Representative of the United Stale of
America in Congress assemoiea,
That the Secretary of War be. and he
hereby is. authorized and empowered to
direct the neeessar buildings at fort lot
ten. Dakota Territory, to be constructed
of brick, and to accept those at said4ort
of brick : Provulen,
From Sartwell, via Port Allegheny and I That in his judgment buildings of that ma
White's summit, to Emporium. torial will not be more expensive than
I-HMH rutlBWtvn, yia JaSl UOVentrV, W hn M nira nnnl Anil mvi.-iVrf firtw
... I r ...IV ... w. . u. w J " .
No. 13 A resolution in relation to the
Burlington and Missouri river railroad
branch of the Union Pacific railroad.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Repre
sentative of the United State of America in
That the act of Congress approved June
lebl, granting certain lands to the liurl
Ington and Missouri rivet railroad compa
ny, to aid in extending its road through
the then territory of Nebraska, to connect
witn the Union Pacific railroad, shall be
so construed as to autno.ize said Burling
ton and Missouri river railroad company
to assign and convey to a railroad com
pany to be organized nnder the laws of
the State of .Nebraska, all the rights, pow
ers, and privileges granted and conferred
by said act. and subject to all the condi
tions and requirements therein contained.
Approved, April 10, 1809.
No. 1-4 A resolution respecting the re
tirement or isrevet Major Uenerai S. V.
Beit resolved by the Senate and House
of Representatives cf the United States of
America in irongrsse assemoiea
That the President of the United States
be, and he ij hereby, authorized to place
the name of lire vet Major uenerai S. I .
Heintzelman on the retired list of the ar-1
rav. with the full rank of the command
held by him when wonnded, in accordance
with sections sixteen and seventeen of the
act of August, eighteen hundred and sixty
one, and section thirty-two of the act of
July 28, 1866.
Approved, April 10, 1869.
from Mnncv. via Wnlf Run. Hiintermrillft
Barbour's Mills. Plunkett'a Creek, and Elk
Creek, to Fldredville.
from Liberty Corners, via Storrs's Mills.
to new r,ra. .
From Mapleton. Huntingdon county, via
narru v aiiey, oamiio, to scottsvilie.
From Bennettsville, via Parnassus,
trownsvme, dentine, lo uno.
From Waynesboro to Bovd's Landincr.
From Mount Pleasant, via Laughing Wa
ter, to Asniana.
From Waynesboro. to Clifton.
From Linden to Waynesboro.'
From Marshfield, via Uookersville, to East
From Rockbridge, via Ghemley's Mills
ana joun tsrown b to ironton.
That no appropriation will be necessary
Approved, April 6. 1869.
No. 8 A tesoliition respecting the pay
and allowances of enlisted men of the
U resolved hy the Senate and House of Rep-
resenUUive oj Vie umua states oj jimertca
m Congress assemtdeil.
That the pay and allowances of the en
listed men in the armv shall remain as now
fixed bv law until the thirtieth of J une,
eighteen hundred and seventy,
Approved, April o, isoe.
No 9. A resolution for the relief of set
tlers upon the absentee Shawnee lands in
Whereas a large tract or lands set apart
hv a. trpatv wiih the Shawnee tribe of In-
Fmin Tola. vitt. Vra Hnn, Kharrtna nnA I l T ji . . .1 1 1ll V. an,iA Tlnminl lrk4'
' - - -' - f J -- J I UlltnS. UDICU Al T tutu, nuuv vvuiu w
Hull, to Stevens s Point. , f th benefit of certain absentees of
riutu ui.es, mver raits, via uiipnewi ,i :.i cuna trtha in nnr anil rnr
Xo. 24. An Act to discontinue Hault Sle.
Marie as a port of entry in the Superior dis
trict, and to establish. Marquette in lieu
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Reprvxentatict rf the United States of
America in. Conqress assemoiea.
That Sault Ste. Marie, ia the district of
Superior, is hereby discontinued as a port ol
entry for the district be, and is hereby, es
tablished at Marquette, at which place the
rol'ector of the district shall reside, and a
deputy collector shall reside at Sault Ste.
Mane. . .
Sec 2- And be it further enacted.
That all rets and parts of acts contravening
this act be. and the same are hereby, re
pealed. This act shall take effect from and
after the tenth day ol May next. .
a a a I i.a.aa
approved, April iu, ions.
No. 25. An Act making an appropriation
heretofore made for furniture for the Presi
Be it enacted by the Senate and Haute of
Representatives of the Untied States of
America in Congress assembled, '
That the sum of twentv-five thousand dol
lars, appropriated by the act approved
March third, eighteen nnnared and sixty
nine, entitled "An act making appropria
tions fur sundry civil expenses of the gov
ernment for the year ending Jnue thirtieth,
eighteen hundred and seventy, and for other
purposes," for the purpose of refurnishing
the President's House," i hereby made avail
able for such purpose, without. In any event,
increasing the amount of said appropriation.
Approved, April 10. 1869.
. No. SO. An Act to establish certain post
Be it enacted by the Senate and Hove, of
Representative Qj tne unite States of
America in Congrrit assembled.
That the following be established aa post
From Tocson to the Sonora Line.
From Bayfaili to Elkhorn.
From Kenosha to Somers.
Approved. April 10, 1 8G9.
No. 1 A resolution authorizing the re
moval of the public stables, steam saw
mill.and other buildings, from the Capitol
Resolved by IheSenale and House of I A ,,. im-a eighteen hundred and sixty.
Representatives of the United Stales I three, by Abraham Lincoln. President, by
or n merrrji. in i .nntrrejn fLXxemmea.. nis proclamation twt
That the officer in charge of the Capitol anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty
extension be. and he is hereby, authorized I three, and by
many years past has been, occupied by a
large number of white settlers and citi
zens of the State-of Kansas ; and whereas
the beneficial interest of the said absentee
Shawnees in said lands was and is abso-
lntlv forfeited bv reason of their con
tinued absence ana non amiiatiou wiin
the Shawnee tribe : and whereas the said
lands were ordered to be publicly sold at
the United States Land office at Topeka.
to clear from the Capitol grounds the pub
lic stables, steam saw mill, and such other
buildings as are of no further use to the
work on the Capitol extension.
Approved, March 23. 1869.
reason of the absence of a
large number of said settlers from their
homes in the federal armies the sale waa
indefinitely postponed : Therefore,
Be it resolved bv the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United State of
That each bona noe sewer now occupy-
TCVv 9 Tnlnf Mkonluttfin if uinnt n n.
mission in the enrol ment of the " act mak- ing said lands, and having made improve
ments tnereon, or toe ueirs uw oi eucn,
who ia a citizen of the United States, or
who baa declared hia Intention to become
snch. sh til be entitled to purchase the land
so occupied and improved by htm, not to
ing appropriations for sundry civil expen
ses of the government for the year ending
June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sev
enty, and for other purposes." approved
March 3, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine.
Beit resolved by the &naUand House StfL 0 So t UaTa 3
of Kepresentatives of the Untied Mates firt cente er under such rules and
of America in Congress assembled. regulations as the Secretary of the Interior
That the folio wins item, omitted in the shall prescribe : Provided, however. That
enrolment of the act making ap propria- the proceeds of said sales shall be applied
tious for sundry civil expenses of the gov- in accordance with the provisions of the
ern merit for the year ending Jnne thirtieth treaty between the United States and the
eighteen nunorea ana seventy, ana tor said Shawnee maians, proclaimed JNovem
other purposes." approved March third.
eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, be. and
the same is hereby, made to all intents and
purposes a part of said act, viz:
"For this amount to pay B. A. Shepherd
toe so ra due htm on a lost coecK orawp
ber second, anno Domini eighteen hundred
Approved, April 7, 1869,
No. JO Joint resolution authorizing the
bnildinz of a railroad bridge over thaOhln
by Robert & Neighbours,, United States ! river at Paducab. Kentucky,
special Indian Agent, on the second of j Bs it rertvedby th Senate and Souse of Step.
' ' v
No. 15 A resolution for the protection
of soldiers and their heirs.
Be it resolved by the Senate and House
of Representative of the Lnueti state of
America in Congress assembled.
That the accounting officers of the
treasury and pay department who are
charged with the settlement and payment
of bounties due to soldiers or their heirs
be. and they are hereby, directed to pay
or cause to be paid the sums found due to
the said soldiers or their heirs in person.
or by transmitting the amount or through
the b reedmen's llureau, or State agents
appointed specially for that purpose, or
governors of national asylums, or pension
. " . i- j-.- i i i i
agent oi iue uistrict woere lie. sue, or
they may reside, and not to any claim
agent or upon any power of attorney,
transfer, or assignment whatever.
Sec. 2. And be u further resolved. That
any officer or clerk of any of the execu
tive departments ot the government who
shall be lawfully detailed to investigate
frauds, or attempts to defraud, on the
government, or any irregularity or mis
conduct of any officer or agent of the
United States, shall have power to ad
minister oatbs to affidavits taken in the
course of any such investigation.
ebc. s. Jina oe tt further resolved. That
the fees allowed by law to attorneys or
agents snait ne reserved by the pay de
partment or said pension agent and paid
to said agent or attorney when an v anch
fees are due for services rendered in pro
curing snch bounty or bounties, and not
Approved, April 10, 1869
No. 16. A Resolution extending the
time for the completion of the Portage
Lake and Lake Superior shin canal.
Be it resoloed by the Senate and House of
: StepreeentedUem of the United States of
' - si , a
sjvnfrmm meeesnoieat, v
That the time for the completion of the
Portgage Lake and Lake Superior ship
canal be, and the same is hereby, extend
ed to the third day of March, eighteen
hundred and seventy-one.
Approved, April 10, 18Q9.
No. 17. A Resolution making San Diego,
California, a port of delivery.
jse t resolved by the Senate and House of
Moprwrntumcmoj vis unusa &iauss or Anufr-
- That Baa Diego, California, be, and is
nereny, created a port ofdahvarv in tha
customs collection district or San P
and that the deputy collector or that port
receive the same salary as other denntv col
lectors of the dUtriot. ,
Approved, April 10. 1869. j " T
No. 18. A Resolution enabling bona fide
settlers to purchase certain lands acquired
f.-om the Great and Little Osage tribe of In
diana. . . ... .
S it retched hy the Senate anS. ffotisnf Rep,-
day.) shall elect a board ot directors for tho
ensuing year ; and said stocunoiaers nro
hereby authorized to establish their general
office at such place in the United States as j
they may select at said meeting ; Provided,
That the passage of this resolution shall not
confer any o her right upon said Union Pa
cific Railroad Company than to hold snch
election, or be neid in any manner to relin
quish or waive any rights of the Uoited
States to take advantage of any act or neg
lect of said Union Pacific Railroad Company
heretofore done or omitted whereby the
rights ot the general government have beer. -
or may oe prejudiced: ji na proviaeu j ur
ther. That the common terminus of the
Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Rail
roads sball be at or near Ogden ; and tne
Union Pacific Railroad Company shall build,
and the Central Pacific Railroad Company
pay for and own the railroad from the ter--miniisjUoreauid
to Promontory summit, at
which point the rails shall meet and, connect .
and form one continuous line. '
Sec. 2. And be it further resolved. That,,
to ascertain the condition of the Union Pa
cific Railroad and the Central Pacific Rail
road, the President of the United State i
authorized to appoint a board of eminent
citizens, not exceeding five in number, and
who shall not be interested iu either road, to
examine and report upon the condition of,
and what sum or sums, if any, will be re
quired to complete each of said roads, for
the entire length thereof, to the said ter
minus as a first-class railroad, in compli
ance with the several acts relating'' to said
roads ; and the expense of such board, in- -eluding
an allowancs of ten dollars to each
for their services for each day employed in
such examination or report, to be paid' equal
ly by said companies.
Sec 3. And be it further resolced, That
the President is hereby authorized and re
quired to withhold from each of said com
panies an amount of subsidy bonds authoriz
ed to be issued by the United States under -sa:d
nets sulfirient to secure the: full com
pletion as a first class road of all sections,
of such roads upon which bonds have el
ready been issued, or in lieu of snch l onds.
he may receive is such security an equal
amount of the first mortgage bonds of such
company; and if it shall appear to the Pres
ident that the amount of subsidy bonds yet
to be issued to either of said companies is
insufficient to insure the full completion of
such road, he may make requisition upon
such company for a sufFcient amount of
bonds already issued to raid company, or it
his discretion of their first mortgage bonds,,
to secure the full, completion of the same
And in default of obtaining such security us
isj in this section provided, the President
may authorize and direct the Attorney Gen
eral to institute such suits and proceedings
on behalf and in the name of the United
States, in any court of the United States
having jurisdiction, as shall be necessary or
proper to compel the giving ot such security,
and thereby, or in any manner otherwise, to
protect the iutercstsof the United States in.
said roac, a'nd to insure the full completion
thereof as a first class road; as leqnired by
law and the statues in that case made.
Sec. 4. And be it further resolved. Than
the Attorney General of the United Statos
be, and he is hereby, authorized and di
rected to investigate whether or not the
charter and all the franchises of the Union
Pacific Railroad Company and of the Cen
tral Pacific Railroad Company have not been
forfeited, and to institute all necessary and.
proper legal proceedings ; also to investi
gate whether or nut said companies have ec
have not made any illegal dividends upoat
their stock, and if so to institute the nece
sary proceedings to have the same reim-
oursed ; and also to investigate whether aav
of the directors or any other agents or m
ployees of said companies have or not vio
lated any penal law, ; and if so to institute
the proper criminal proceedings against alii
persons who have violated such laws.
Approved, April 10, 18G3.
No. 20. Joint Resolution crintlnr vfobt
ot way for the construction of a railroutt
trom a point at or near Portland. Oregon, t
a point west of the Cascade mountains,, in
Jie it resolved bu the Senate and House of
Jtepresentative of the United States cf
America in Congress assemlded.
That the Northren Pacific Railroad Com
pany ba, and hereby is, authorized to extend
its branch line from a point at or near Port
land, Oregon, t- some suitable point on
Puget Sound, to be determined by said
company, and also to connect the same with
its main line west of the Cascade mountains,
in the Territory of Washington ; said ex
tension being subject to all the conditions
and provisions, aud said company in re
spect thereto being entitled to all the right
aud privileges conferred by the act incorpo
rating said company, and all acts additional
to and amendatory thereof: Provided, That
said company sball not be entit ed to any
subsidy iu money, bonds, or additional lands,
of the Uoited States, in respect to said ex
tension of iu branch line as aforesaid, ex
cept such lands as may be included in the
right of way on the line of such extension
as it may be located : And provided further.
That at least twenty-five miles of aaid exten
sion shall b constructed before the second
day of July, eighteen hundred and seventy
one, and forty miles per year thereafter un
til the whole of said extension shall be com
pleted. Approved, April 10, 18C9.
SUBSCRIBE FOB IT.Just at this particu
lar time, when all eyes are turned toward this sec
tion of the country as the best point on the whole
coast for locating in business oar own citizens
should seek what information they con from
abroad, showing them what is being done by tha
eapitalMta who are diverting this extra amount
of attention to Puget Sound. The paper likely
to give them the best information from Oregon,
is the Weekly Enterprise, published by D. O. Ire
land, at the future Lowell of the coast; Oregon
City. Mr. Ireland ia perhaps as well posted upon
Railroad matter, as any journalist on the coast
and hia paper has beootne identified wita
this interest in Oregon, in aonsequeiioa of his
straight-forward, independent course. Be baa
not mad one Uae step, and if the citizens of this
igionwant a oanuina Oregon paper, let them
Uy the Enterprue far six months or one year.
A club of five or tan names ought to ba sacwMd at
each Post office on tha Bound. The terms are as
(single copy for one year, JS 00; and each addi
tions! opy f2 M per year, or 41 Si for six months.
Vo papers will be sent unless the citah aceoinpe
nis the order. Fatific Tribune.