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lMd, Jlortjrsfe s.Execntions, Replevins,
jjtn.ic. Ac. 4o. for sale at this OE:.
j. s7 WILLIA1IU, Wbu thesuthor-
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! WVILLE.TIIUIiFPAy FEB. 14, 1867
crizcd Asents for Prince &Co.
U'. HILL 4 CO, are lh authorized Agents
ta dotty fur Geo. A. Prince A Co'j eele-
alelodeoas, etc. For ft ice,
. ..i k "It .ilrtrtltrr ( i.w.
ro!sT orricx: notirs.
fv-n Mit.dily,tre-pt Sunday.
Ixi.rt'.M " p.m., eight.
xvtfr3 V.i!.Ji'j. .xcerd fcucday.
!i,.rU.2 " a.m.,
.era Ua.1, trt-weeUy,
n-.j-'t. VotJav, W ednesday n 1 Friday,
1'iir, Taesdav, Thursday and Saturday,
item Ji LVfr'n Uai Is close at 7, p. m.
it !::, a. iu.
w.w. iuckxey, r. ;i.
ttncrnlcr the Concert to-night,
:r If I!! There trill Le a pieet-
t :Le cr.izeLs cf iLis Lity, at trie
lirr cfe cf Church i Heweit, lo-mcr-rJ.
Friday, evening, to organize a joint
tcir-pacy for the improvement of
TlTID.-lXr"OJiiJATIO.V CF ITS MCE D.
tro dirar jeered fn in lie city of New
' ai w cifiitem years, en tbe 91th of
:iititly Same in tte right foot.
r It i f':4 I Ik d trsred cf him ontil
iei'j.tinf L:rd be was in G..vertmcut cra
:b it uuibieU Ift f Ntbracka, under an
o'tfd hit hhtuii this meat his eje, or any
it r n g t' hrttcjt, lo hre crrnjafifiou
i In trni t d iro Lr Ly aJJreirg a frw linci
b.L. Orleam. efcratka at a
.;;rrB lIra ill copy.
(cm! Corn ! Caih rai cr Corn
. lb ly URT1UKU L WILCOX.
Mtrh k Co. have just received Fresh
CiriecSftd for the Spring; trade.
Go 13 W. II.
IcCreery's for your
II. C. Lett, L-aLd Agent and Auc
lieer. One Lccrcr & Elddar Elfilns
I'lOW fcr Stl. Enquire at this cilice.
A New Let of Books just received for
:Li CimJci'rg Library at Marsh Sc Co's
Canlcn Clipper Plows for sale ct
PixUt Diarys ia great variety, and
Tr.bulle Alaiat.acs at ilarih Si Co's.
irt J; hp Deree's CelcLraud Juline
Tiino. hill :.. co.
. fv Lt'Vt
z Li; tak:-
(juud cr.d CJotliirg', vthich are
11 tui cheap.
Win. II. McCreery has a larg;e lot
Seed for SUe at SI per
Buy ycur Groceries at Marsh & Co's.
TU highest price paid for ail kinds of
advertisement cf Parker's
Ccrj.al Condition powders. We see
tlem nxil tpeken cf in our exchanges,
r.d doubt not a trial of them will fce
A turericr article of Imperial Tea at
-or'a ;v CjV and a 'leetle' cheaper
than the iheapt
esL Try it !
MtCreiry keeps constantly on hand a
.."rcpieie stuck of Paints, Oils, Vrn.ifhes,
Gl. Puny, Paint brushes, etc.
last we have had all sorts of
'i.er.fiLe, coarse, hot, fold, vet and
rJ. and thu morning we have a good
re(ze, with a
i-e p.ace to pet cheep reading is at
nJi & CVs Circx.!atir.g Library.
They receive all New Books as soon as
Thshed, and ra t them at reasonable
Taj lp I Those indebted to the firm
f Atkiuiotj Co., are requested to settle
c? their indebtedness immediately in
fh cr Corn ! A word to the wise is
We are under obligations to IIarsh St
V fcr copy cf the Londpa Ijhtstrated
News. Their Jnterprise is not bounded
ly oceans but reaches eerywbj;ie for
actemmodation cf their customers.
See the new advertisement cf Sv
!a lo-day' pipe. Their enterprise
l always active and alive for the benefit
, -f their patrons; and their thtlves con
U;a lubstantial and fancy Groceries from
rr y dime. Drcp iu and tec for your
teif. . 3
AtcMcnt t3 our We&tirn !Iatl.-
e learn that cnlast Tuesday afternoon
,lse incoming Doatrice mail for this city
w ljj-t ia Lon? Pranch. about seven
aw-eu of the Liule iVemaha river;
trse end r,n
C f "VVH UUI1U Hlia 11,
e urirpr n nr . 1
, ii . ubuuci 3 a;iu a young
ra.jerger, succeeded in making
it.- - o
'ucjr rir. r- t . .v . '
v,iuic" t bj j'car mat icr some
,;m the trii
una water, and was so on the
but before the mail ram in it
"d uathed entirely away ; the driver,
&t knowing cf this drove in,' and came
hting both mail and female. '
1.0FFICIAL.3 . --"
LAWS Or TIE UNITED STATES
Tached at the First Sesssion cf tle Thirty
Public No. 21G.
An Act to f utberize tho constroetion of certain
Bridges, aul to cstallih tbctu at Post Iloaia.
(Coatiii jr i.)
Railroad Company, a couporation whoso road has
been conipletee o (b llisfiesippi Kiver, and con
nect with a railroad on th ofpotite lide thereof,
haricg Erst obtained authority therefor from the
State of lllinoi and Iowa, to construct a railroifd
Iridga acrors said rir r, open tho e&id Urcus, in
the fnme manner, under tba une re-t ruction, and
with the came privalegs, aj it provided for in this
act in relation to the bridge at Quincy, Illinois.
Fee. 5. And be it further enacted, That a bridge
may be onatructed at the town of Hannibal, in tha
Sute of Mis ocri, aoro tbe lliiciwippi Rirer, to
ai to consec t the llacnrlal and bair.t Jonr-i
road with the Pike) County and Great Wentern
railroads of Illinois, on tho aaice terms nd eubjoct
to the ame rejtructions a3 coatatned in thij act
foa the construction of the bridge at Qu!ncy Illinois.
ec. 6. And be jt further enact-ed, That a bridge
may be constructed across tho ili.iippi Rlrer b
tween I'rairie du Chien, in the Staioof Vi3consin,
anl North llcGrcgor, in the State of Iowa, with
the consent of the legislature of Wisconsin tnd
Iowi,tn the amo terms and subject to the same
rcitructiocs as are contained in this act for the
conctructicn of the bridge at Qulr.cy Illinois.
Sec. 7. And be it further entted, That the Ke
ck uk atd Hamilton V:sis?!ppi bridge Company,
corp oration existicg under the laws of tho State
cf Iowa. and the Hancock County Bridge Company,
a corporation existing under the laws of the iitate
of Illinois, be and are hereby authoriied to con
struct and maintain a bridge over the Mississippi
Kirer betwwn Keokuk, Iowa, and Hamilton, Illi
nois, cf th same character, description, and con
struction as rovided in this act foi the bridges
at Quincy tnd Burlington ; f r.d the said bridge, in
its use and cpe ration, shall be subject to the same
reU auction? that aly to J budges at Quincy
Bed Burlington by tlie terms of this act.
Soc. 8. Aci be it further enacted, That the
Wi-a and Saint Peter Railroad Company, a jor
piralion existing under the laws of the State of
Minnesota, U hereby authorized to construct and
operate a railroad bridge across the Mississippi
River between the city of Winona, in the State o
Minnesota, and the opposite b.-.nk of the said rirer,
in the State of Wisconsin; with tha cousent of the
lriilaturcs f tbe States of liinnesoU ana is
r; . .t,a c.i.t biMze by this section authorized
eby declared a post rente, and subject to all
riBH.rfitructiGiiJ, and reqaireni contained ine
:n tVa tr.,n i'Tr c.-tinrn of this act
Sec. i't And be it further enaoted, That a bridge
may te conFtructed and maintiiced across the
M ifs.s ij rl River, betce Dutleith, in he State cf
Illinois, and Dubuque, in tbe State of Iowa, with
the e. ns-nt of faid State previously given or here
after acquired, with the mine priviliges, upon the
ian:e turns, snd under the tame reductions as are
cor.tin ued in this aat for the constructicn of a bridge
at Quincy, Illinois.
Stc. 10. And be it further enacted, That any
ct mpany authorized by l9 kgislature of lliisouri
may construct a bridge across tbe .Missouri River,
at the city cf Knsa, upon the tauie terms and
conditions pnvidjd for in this ait.
S3. 11. And be it further enacted, That the
"Sait Louis and lUicis Bridges Company," a eor
poratioa organized under an act of tbe general as
sembly f tte S late of Missouri, approved Ftorua
ry, fifth,' eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and an
act amendato-y of the srine, approved February
tweutteUi, ?ntecn'. tondred aud sixty-five, and
tm confirmed in i'n coriHTation rowers under an
act of the Jrgii'aturc cf tho State of Illinois, ap
proved eighteen hundred and sixty-four, or any
other bridge con;pA.jy organized under the laws of
Missouri and Illinnisi b-, and the same ia hereby,
empowered to erect, tain, and operate a bridge
across the Mississippi River, between the city of
Saint Loti?, in the States of Missouri, and the city
of East Saint Iou is. in tho State of Illinois, sub
ject to all the condit iocs contained in said act of
incorporation ar-d aniendmeats thereto, and not in
consistent with the following teriaa and provisions
contaiced in tbisact. And mcaee tf any litigation
arising frira any obstruction or alleged obstruction
to the free navigation of said waters, the causo
may be tiitd btfoie the oirtet eoort f the United
States of any State in which any paxtlp cf aaid
obstruction or bridge touches.
?;?. IS. Ar? te ttfs:rt.ef e-.t;?.J.
: t I
lowest ifirt tf tee bridgo or bottoxj cw-ii Lv
be less than City feet acove me cuy airecinx ai
its gratest span. Second, that it shall have at
least one span five hundred feet ia the clear, cr
two spnnscf three hundred and fifty feet in the
clear cf abutments. It tbe two latter spans be
used, the one ever the main steamboat channel
shall be fifty feet above the city directrix, meas
ured to the lowest part of the bridje at the center
cf the span. Third, no span ever the water at
low-water mark, shall be lees tban tuo hundred
feet in the c'.ear of abutments.
Sec. 13. And be it further enactod. That the
right to alter cr erbend this act, so as to prevent
ci roinovs all material obstructions to the naviga
tion of raid river by the construction of bridges,
is hereby exprtsrly reserved.
Ajproved, Jily 25, 1565.
c Act to authorise W. J. Sibley and others Trui
tees, to sell and convsy Lot dumber nine,
Square Number Seventy -six, in the City
Whereas lot number nine, in said fquare num
ber twenty six,, in tbe said city of Washington,
was oenveyed by J. H. M'Blair to .W J. Sibley,
Ro. l4ckttf, R. W. IUuw. R.L.andcrs, Bonja
min M Ccy, and G. Sprardcr, in trust, to arect
tbercrn place of worship lor th uso -of the people
cf color, rmi.o-rs cf the Metdiodiit EpUcoj.al
Church in the United States ; and whereas the
ss'd trustees have cot bad the means of erecting
such ebu'eh, and the purpose has been abandoned,
siid'ocother chart h, called The sbury Chapel, has
lren erected iucf near the neighborhood -of tbe
aid lot, which the e iid trusteos desire to sell, and
apply the proceeds to the benefit of tho congrega
tion worshiping in said Asbury Chapel, a purpose
hirh th Kid J H. U'Blair. as far as ho had any
interest therein, baa approved by his subsetjuen t
deed made to tbe said trustees : therefor.
Be it enacted by tho f enate and House of Rep-J
icserftatlves of the-Unitcl States cf America in
Thai tbe said W.J. Sibley, Ro. Ricketts, R.W.
Bate.., R. L, Sanders, Benjamin II Coy, and O
Sioardar. trusteas of the said let above mentioned,
or the survivors of theio, be, ana tnoy are cereoy,
authorized tind eaep?rerea to eQii 4u ;i wuo iu
taid lot number nine, in square nattcer seventy
six; in tbe said city of Washington, for such price
aa they shajl think proper, or to confirra afid carry
alu n.1 ready undo by tnem
with any person, and to convey tho samo accordics.'l
freed arid dlharfcd of the trust upon wmcn tnj
same was originally conveyed to tit-m. and to ap
ply the proceeds t f sale to the benefit of the coo
giegaticn'vcfsbijping !n tha eaid Asbury Chapel,
as the proper and legal authority thereof, may deem
expedient, ar.d lor no other purpose Latcver
Approv.d, Jiily 25, 18C5. .
Public No. 213
An Act providing f-r the Appointment of
mission to examine and report upca
Claims of the State f Iowa.
VeiKnactcd ly (he Senate d ITou of Zep
rcentativeeofthe United Mute of America m ton
n.t vjat.. rf the Cnitcd States be, and ho.
hereby is. autbtxized and reqnired to appoint aj
commissioner, whose duty it Shai be to
ar.d report on cr before tbe Lrsi J "
next upon the claims of the Sute of Iowa for lor
ge, trans pertation, subsistance, and elothing ,?r
liiihtd ty saU State to cerUin volunteers ot saia
Sjate. who. under the coinmaod of Coloncla I'cr
ledge acd Edwards, and at the request cf cerUin
oEicers commanding troops cr tne cuuea
tho State of Missouri, marched into the State cf
he troops oi wa m-
tp,t Si.toa ;n tv. nvtA 5n inprres'siti tbe
i;. .n .v. ,.t; ,r th Sttnte cf Iwa for
pnymeut of certain moneys paid' by raid .'a.tf. m
raising, arming, eTuirpiTay'1' an.d S?","!?S
certain trw.ps cf tbe Stata uintamei by tte
State on the southern' aad north westsra borders
thereof daring the late robcllion, f,r the purpose.
ii defending bo Stato upainrt attaoVs by bush-
LukfrsatcT Indians." And also thetlatm of sa.d
StatforcomrtMtion for certain forrge procured
and b-ks buirt by the Ste on the northwest
border thereof, and turnsd oyer by thetutjp to and
ised by le Uniud Statw. - - '
Approved, July 5, 1S53.
An Act to incorporate "The National Soldiers' aci
Sailors' Orphan Heme.
JJeVeaactei Vy the Fnte and Uonfe of Pvep
refentatives cl tbe United States of America in
That JfcfTJ alia Ji. Grant, Mrs. Ellen E. Sherman,
Mrs. 11. D. Cock . Mrs". Margaret Fahnetock, Mrs
K stbleen Carlisle, Miss Charlotte layior, a rs. -a-ne
Speed, Mrs. Mary J. Wells, Mrs A. C. Harlan, Mrs.
Jane L. Smith, Mra. Mary K. Lewis. Mrs. rane
Farnham, Mrs. Eliza M. ilvrris, ilrs.. Cecsua S.
NEW E$TERI?BI8E !
Fberaian, Mrs. EL'ea Boyer, M"rs. Elisabeth A.
Howard, JL-f. Kate C. Spragie, Mri.EI.ie 3. Nye,
Jlrs. Annie Rouse, Mrs. Kate L. Plants, Mrs. Eli
zabeth Q. Todd, Mrs. Abby L Hall, Mrs J. 11. Trum
bull, Miss Sarah Wood, Mrs. Jane Anne Pirtle,
Miss Elizabeth Howard, and their successors, are
constituted a tody corporate in the District cf
Columbia, by tte- name cf the National Soldiers'
and Sailor' Orphan Horn?, and by that name my
6ue anp be sued in any court of the United States.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the per
sous named in the first section of this act, togeth
er with such as may be elected according to the
form of the constitution under thisact, shall be the
first trustees of the corporation ; ail all vuancies
caused by death, resignation or otherwise, ia the
office of trustee, shall be fidei by the boand, by
ballot, without unnecessary dilay, as miy be pro
vided io the constitution aal by-la -.rs of the cor
poration. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That said
corporation shall hove pwar to provide a home
lor, and to sur port arid educate the destitute or
phans cf tidier or sailors who hare dial ia the
lato war in behalf cf.tho Union of these States
from whatever Stute or Territory they taty have
entered the cational aervice, cr their orphans may
apply to dnicrthe Home, and which is hepghy de
clared to be the object and purpbre of said corpora
tion ; and to such end, and for such use , tbe said
corporation may take and hold i roperty real cr
ptrsonal to an amount nocqssary for the support
and maintenance of the Hciao and the orphans par
taking of its benefiu.
Sec. 4, And be it further enacted.. Tfc,at the afr
fairs of this corporation shall be managed by a
board of directors consisting of not less than seven
teen representing tho !tstrict i t Coluinbiannd of
Columbia, and of seven each, from the respective
States and Territories, to be choseo in such manner
as the constitution and by-iaws of said corporatioa
shall direct, and that the said directors shall have
power to leak by-laws prcrcribing the duties of the
ciacers of said corporation! t&eir term of office, and
to wake all other rnlcs and regulations for said cor
poration and the management of its affairs, subject
to the prone ioni of this act.
Sec 5. And be it further enacted, That said
corporation shall have power to recejve under its
charge for support and edacatiodany minor child
of any snck soldier or sailor, if so placed ia its
charge by its surviving paaent or guardian, or, in
the absences f either, by any. person having the
care or cxistedy of such orphan; and while such
child remains under its care, and' until withdrawn
as hereinafter provided; pr discharged according to
the regulations of said corporation, it shall be sub
ject to the same power and control by said corpora
tion as any father or lawful guardian has by law
over cr relating ro such minor child.
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That no such
orphan child shall ver bo bound out by said corpo
ratioa. See. 7. And be it further enacted, That the
survivirg parent or lagal guardian of any child
placed under chargo of said corporatioa may at any
timO be by them withdrawn therefrom , and any
minor over sixteen years of ege, upon his or her
owo request in writing, shall ba discharged there -frcm.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That any
minor child so withdrawn or discharged as provi
ded in the proceeding section of this act shall ner
ertholess coutinue until mijority under charge of
aaid corporation to such a extent as that the said
corporation shall have tha ODtrol and management
of any moneys wbich may bd due to such minor
from the government f the United States by vir
tue of the services of the fathers of such minor
childern, paying to such minor child or childern
only such amount thereof as in the judgment of
said corporation shall bo cocessary and beneficial
for such minor.
Sec. . And ba it further enacted, That the
property of said corporation, held or oooupied by
them for the uses and purposes of teeir incorpora
tion, shall bo nxempt from all taxes to be levied
under tb authority of the Congress of the United
States, or any municipal corporation within th e
District cf Columbia, and no person shall lose cr
aoquire a legal settlement by residence in the
L'cme to be established by said corporatioa.
Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That Con-'
grjssmayat any time hereafter repeal, alter, or
amend this act.
Approved. July 25, 2888.
An Act tD amend "An Act to extend the Charter of
the Alexandria andWashington Railroad," pass
ed March third, eighteen hundred and sixty
three. ,t t' V,rc.
Ai"Athiri and Viasu.Dgua lUiirjcti c';u-
paDy,"be,and tho satue is hereby, authonzsd to
extend aaid railroad from the track, as the same is
uow,'r may hereafter be, laid through Maryland
Avenu, its intersection with Virginia Avenue,
through and along said Virginia Avenue, in an
easterly direction , to its intersection with D Street
south ; ihepce along D Street, aud across the
Washingtot: canal, to New Jersey Avenue ; thenco
oy a curve to abo left, of not less than one thousand
feet radius to" a point in sqnaro number seven
hundred and tLirty-two : thence by an under
ground excavation or tunnel, passing under squares
number se.ten hucUred and thirty-two, seven hun
dred and sixty-two seven hundred and sixty-ene,
seven hundred and sixty, seven hundred and
eighty-seven, seven hundred anl eighty-six, eight
hundred and sixteen," e!ght hundred and fifteen,
eight hundred and sixty-cine, eight hundred and
tbifty-eight, light hundred and sixty-six" eight
hundred and snfy-live, eight hundred and sixty
four, and the diTerent streets and avenuci inter
vening, to a p dot in square number eight hundred
and nicety-three ; thence, diy a curve of not less
shan one thousind feet radius, into Eighth Street
eatt: tberce bv tbe most direct aid eligible route
to an inter section with the Washington branch of
the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the pro
visions of sections three and four of the act to
which thu is an amendment shall be applacablo to
the extension of sid road or tracks as hereby au
thorized, and that it shall b lawful for said eom
tny. to construct a draw or other bridge across the
Washington canal at its intersection with D Street
south, of such plans and dimensions as cay be ap
proved by the corporation of Washington, and so
as cot to interfere with the navigation of said canal-
And also to use steam power in the transpor
tation of passengers and freiget over Said railroad
and branches, subject, however, o such restrict
ions and regulations as may be imposed by the cor
porate authorities of the city of Washington in
respect to snch portions theryof as way bo locate d
in said city.
Sec. S. Jlnd be it further enacted, That the con
sent of Congress be, and tho same is hereby, gran
ted for a period of eighteen months from the pas
sage cf this act, to the Alexandria, Washington,
and Georgetowa Railroad Company, to. use steam
rower in drawir.e the cars of said company on the
structure across uhe 4 otomac liiver erecieu c-y saia
company, under the provisions of the act entitled
"An Ret to extend th charter of the Alexandria
and Washington Railroad jCompany, and for other
purposes," epproved March three, eighteen hund
red and sixty-three, and along the railway now
laid by said company, er' which may be hereafter
laid, under the provisions of the said act, Along
Marvlacd AVanue and First Street "we?t, ia the city
of Washington, to the present depit of the Wash
ington branch of tha Baltimore and Ohio Railroad,
subject always, and in all particulars, V such re
trutions and rcgulatians concerning the use of
said steam power as tho corporation of Washington
may, be its ordinances. i any "time impos upon
the said railroad company : Provided,' That eaid
company shall not propel their engines at a grater
rato of spoel than live miles per hour within the
corporate limits of Washington city.
Joe. A. And be it further enactod. That the
said railroad company shall be required to pay any
and ail damages that may re.nlt to private proper
ly from the extension of said road, and the tunnel
ing under the several lots and squares of ground as
Lfre'tifore provided: and that in the event the
owner or owners of such property and the said
company cannot agree as te the amount of such
damogos, or the value of any private property so
appropriated for th? nrpose of sueh extension of
eaid rOJd,sue! piOceeciingS shall thereupon ba had
for the appropriation and asssismant of the dama
ges thereof as are authorized and required under
the laws now in forco in the District of Columbia
regulating appropriations and assessment of dara
:?e fr caning roads streets, and alleys in said
District. 'Tli!t upon the payment to the owcer or
owners of tho amuiint of such award of damagos,
or the lawful tender thereof, together with the
payment of all costs cf 8uo!i proceedings tha said
company shall acquire thorigui to uso aad ocapy
for tho purpose cf said railroad all such lands so
appropriated, ia such a manne as may be necessary
for the proper working and running said road.
Approved, July 25, 135 ' '
An Act lo acthoriia tha Ext9n-ion. Constmo ton.
and Uso br te Baltimore and Ohio' Railroad
drnwinv ot" a Railroad from between Knoxville
a.r.d the Jfm-Mrv Junction intj and withia the
, District of Colnmtia.
Whflrp it in rnrent,! to this present Cou
gress that the Baltimore and Ohio lUilroad Com
rn. incr,rrr,rt,l h tho State of Maryland, are
fM"rohr,f ertendin? the road authorizad to be
built by Ihem. by an act cf the genoral assembly
f that Stif . .ntitlftd "An aot to authorize the
Baltimore aul Ohio Railroai Compvay to build a
railroad from a, Doint on iu2 line of its road be
tween Knciville and the Honocaoy Junction,
thro-teb. Fredrick anl Montgomery counties, to th
boundary of the District of Columbia, o as to make
Marsh Co's Circulating Library !
a direct eommunicattou .
ton," into acl, withia the District bV
Beit enaoted ly te Senate end
resent at it e of the United Slatet
Uovst of Rep
of America in
.That the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Com pan
shall be, and they are hereby, authorised to extend
into and within the Distriot of Colombia the road
aforesaid, to such point or points, torrninns or ter
mini, as may be agreed upon between the said
company and the corporation cf Washington, in
respect of a roud within the limits of Washington',
and betwe the said company and the corporatioa
of Georgetown, as respects a road within the limits
of Georgetown. And the said Baltimore and Ohio
Railroad Company ane hereby authorised to have
and exercise the same powers, rights'' and priva
ieges,and shJI bo subject te the Same restrictions
cf the said road, into and within the sail District
as they have, may exercise, or'pos3ess, or are sub -ject
to within tbe State of Maryland, under and
by virtue of their charter or act of incorporation
from the State cf Maryland ; and shail be entitled
to the same franchises, righU, compensation, bene
fits, and immunities in the uso of the said road
as are provided in the said charter.
Sec. 2. And be it further enaated, That all the
provisions pf the several acts of Congress relating
to tha lateral road authorized to be built into and
within the District of Columbia by an act passed
51 aoch' second; eighteen hundred and thirtv-one,
and entitled "An act 10 aumorjza tne extension,
construction, and use of a lateral branch of the
Baltimore nd Ohio Road into and withia tho Dis
liict of Colombia," and the supplements thereto,
bo. and they are hereby, declared to apply to the
Baltimore and Oh lo'Railroad Company si far as
they are severally applicable to the location, con
struction, and use by the said eompany of the road
now authorized to be constructed into and withia
the 6aid District.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the
said railroad company shall commence the conr
structton of said extension ef said road within one
year, and complete the same within three years af
ter the passage of this act ; and on failure to co
so, tbe privileges granted by this act shall be for
feited by said company.
Approved, July 25, 13G6.
Public No. 252.
An Aot to chpng the Tort of Entry la
Be it exacted by tha Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America ia
That from and after the first day of October, eigh
teen hundred and sixty-six, tho port of Port Ange
los , in the district of Paget's Sound, in Washing
ten Territory, is hereby abolished as a port of en
try, and that Port Townsond be, and is hereby, es
tablished as the port cf entry and delivery for the
said districs. frcm and after taid date.
Approved, July 25, 1853.
Public No. 277.
An Act to Incorporate the Washington Temperance So
ciety of tbe city of WssLmgton , District of Columbia.
An Act to SUthorJie tbe Rofundin? of certain Taxes.
Be it enacted ly the Senate and Flouse of Represcn
tatives of the United States of .Americn in Congress
That John S Aollinesh ad, Williau O Flood, Christo
pher Cammaclt, tenior, Asbnrj LloyJ, SohaE Wbecle
Wui P Drow, Wna. H Naliy. Thomas B Oscar Alexan
der, Wm Dixon aud others who now or may hereaf
ter become members of sd society, and their sutcoi
sors, are hereby the declared to be one conmaolty aad
body corporate by the name, style, and title of the
Washington Tenipeiance Society of Washington city
and district of Columbia; aad by that name they shill
be. and are cereby, made tb!e and capablo in law to
have, reeeive, anJ retain to tem and their succes
sors property real and personal, also devises and be
quests of any persons, bodies corporate or solitlc, ca
pable cf making the same, and tbe ime to dispose of
or transfer at their plccsure la uch manner as they
may think proper : Provided always, That the aaid cor
poration Khali not at anyttme hold or possess property
real, personal, or mixed, exceeding in 'value the sum
of twenty-live thousand dollars, other tban that whl:h.
may DO inveiea in a aau 10 vo erctiuu ior vue purpo
ses of the society.
Sec 2 And be it furthor enacted. That th? said cor
porati on and their sucseisors, by the naoie and title
aforesaid, tk:i te capable ia law to sue and be cued
plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered anw '
doend and be Cefcuded in all or any couits of Justice
and before all ai d any Indies, officers, or persons what
toever, In all and slug ular attions, matters, or de
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the said
corporation shall have power to hold stated meeting :
to establish and put iato execution after or abjli sh
-j r .". - 7--rfliCT s'ri r'TTinrwss a rn
. j h f "u tt i ;. . i. ; ; ;'itrs,;i cf ho oc:o: :
j 1" rvvi " ii l i r . - i.i cot tf cur;rrT tj tLo
j tf t..a !. v .
- : -.1 r us : r " . . T'..t - ' ' .
Sec. And be it further :ia:iel, That this act may
hltered or repealed at tSa pleasure of the Co;.grei.
Approved, July 27, 1666. ,
Public No. 247.
An Act lo establish certain Post-Poads.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen
tative oftM United States of America tn Congress
That the following be established as post routes :
Grom Sherman to TJoalton, ia Aroostook County
From Wilton, via Bean 'a Corner, to Jforth Cnester
ville. From rlag-Sta? to Kustis Mills, from 1161 lis
to Dayton; From Brunswick to Wejt IHrpswel t From
Porter, via Norty Porter, Cram's Mills, and Gos'ten
Seminary, to Conway Centre, in Jiew Hampshire.
From West Alburfth to Cbaroplaln. New York.
rrom Roches' er to Chili Centre, Jlonroe County. I-om
Lyon'p's rails to Carthase. From Sherburne, via C 'l
urabus, Kew Rerhue. aud Oneonta, to Albaoy rrom
tchurous, Otsogo County, via Furcnsonviile, Dareu
port, aud West Ktrtnght, to li :oonvile, Delaware.
Couuty. Itoni itorris, Otsego County, via New Ber
lin, Chenango, to orwich. From Delhi, via Elk creek
rjartwrisht, aud Charlotte Creeks, Meredeth and Da
venport, to Oneonta, Otsego Ceuntj. jroa Unadila
to Oxrord. rroui Norwich to Sidney Plains.. From
Lockport, Niagara County, via Corner and Maple
Street, to. Wilson- rrom Norwich fo Morris. From
Nortli Petersburg Station, via Petersburg, four Cor
ners, aud Petersburg, to South Petersburg, rrom
Smyrna, via Snerburn, Columbus, and New Berlin, to
Oaeoula. From Bainbridge, via Guilford and Oxfrord
to Norwich. From Plymouth, via Bearer Meadow, to
South 0telic. From Rpssell, via Monterey and Clif
ton Iron Works.te Hare wood. From Oxford to Unadila
rrom Crown Point Centre, via Hammond's Furnace,
3caroa Lik9. Froai tljlUtd Pa-eat to tii Broji o;
Gne da, County, by way ol Steuben.
From West Chester to Dowoiugton. rTom Pottsville
to Shenandoah. From Linconville to Millers Station.
From Oldforge t ractorjville. rrom Johnstown to
Shde Gsp. From Gordonsvtlle to Intercourse. yfom
Westminister to Souibamdton. From Mouat Union,
via Litz 6tore, to Mount Tare factory. Fr om Quaker
town. i Milford Socare Splnnerstown, and Gory's,
to Peonburg. From Farmington to Brandonville,Vir-
ciaia. From Barry's to Weishampietown. Froai Oil,
City; via Oleopolis, to Pithole- From Sartwell, Mc
Kean Cuntv. to Forrest ITouse, Potter County. From
Erie, via WatUburg, to Union Mills. From Tionesta,
In Nenango Couuty. to roiblrotjgh, ia Forest Couuty.
From West Decatur, vta Ciearneia jjnosre w curen-
svilie. From Germany to Warren. From Stevens, via
8choeo Creet,' and Reihholdsvilie, to cocalico, and pe
turn to Stevens, via Schoeneck. rrom i.eopard to
Reesville. From Downington, vir Bro5in, Ccmoic,
Moorcstown Statioh, and Barnestown Ntauen, to way-
nesburg. From New Eloomfleld to Mannsville. From
Ridgway toShawmut. From Cove Station, Hnntins
inn (mntT to M BrtmsburK. Blair Countr. Frooim
Three Springs to Mounttr.ion, in Huutington County.
From West Chester, via BcCail'a Boot Road Station.
to Wst Chester intersection. rrom Bettel, vit
Cro?skll Mills, and Mouut Aetna, in County of Be-ks
to Mycrstown in the County ot Lebanon, State cf Peun
From Dublin to Rialna .Sua. Frosn Ellicotts to Brigh
- From Wyoming via Leij.tnoo, to Magnolia.
From Flemlngton, Tailor County, via FairvleWjNoah
Snath's, and Fairucld, to faxweirs ail s orom
Arnoldsbuig to Webb's Mius, From ti Grove to
Dallas. Frcm Grafton to uenngton. .From Mount
II er born to Mouth of Seneca. From Franklingto Mt.
Freedom. From Saint Marys to Hebron.
From Logan to East Rnh creek. From 5parta to Mid
clietown. Fiom Mount Vernon, via .Sparta, Marengo,
acd Hrunington, to Ashley. F'rom Bverly, via Dung
auonand Kouths, to Sharcn. Ffom Salem to Carrol ton
From Hamden, via Kag le t nrnace, wiikcreviiie, fiw-
ington, Finton, and Pine urove, to uainpoiis. irom
From Ripley to craasTiue. rrom carry nicn, oy
waycfCajelt, Augusta, Maysville, Ua&oerton, to
Sileia: . . '
From Sreclianicsbrtrg to Midiiitown. Ftom Rockrille
t CoviriKUm. Frou Jems, via Hamilt.n, Alvotdale,
Metz, fc,ish Creek , and York Centre, to CamJea, in
"jrom Atgsta SUtlon, via Traders Point, to Royalton
From' FaiTf.e'.d, via Cyfenin Bishops, Roaf.nburgs,
Fountalntowai, ana Smiths, to Grwiaeid.
FroniTbilarielphla to New Palestine and Sugar Creek
From Jasper to Lycavll le. rroin Jlilroyto Greeu-
burg, rruui rrt Wayaa, via Saint Tinceut, and 0;I
Riiie, to Auburn'
From Princeton to' Walnut.
From J ntktfh , via L iberty, to Saleai, iu Ker.oha Co.
Wisconsin. From Klwardsvilie to troy; Fro Black
berry to ; Hustlins'a Statioh. From Danleaih, ' via
Firp!ay, Jamestown, Big Rutch. aud Swetzer's Grove
to Plattersvilie, ia Wisconsin. Frem Lu? aster, via
Aunoton, to Ne California, in Grant Corm'y, Wicon
t:n. From Cedar BluQ". via Mount Pleaatnt, to Moeco
rrom Manchester, via Winchetr, to Fioreuoe. rroin
Mcteansboro, via Belle Prairie, Long Prairi, and
Keeneviile, to Henia. Froa Chill to Bowensburg.
From Gardner, via Maron, - Highland, Vienna, aad
Bruce, to Tonic. Froal Bedford to Parl. From Vir
ders to Tayiorsville- From' Danville to .psfme
From Pilot Grove to Deaham. From Docatur to New
burg. From EcLfansbjro, via Buck, to Fairde.d.
rroin Teatopoli to Veni. From Webb's Praine. via
Henuius.s Store, to Moore's Prairie. Front Florence,
Illinois, by Winchester, to Manchester.
From Pontlac to Rochester. From Bristol, In Indiana
via, Uaicn.Oi-burn' Mills, and Brownsville, to Cas-
Casa County, Michigan. From Buchanan,
ar, vra P
and New Troy, to Laketown. irom ue-
Prospect Lake, to Lawrenco. From Eastoa
Rarids. via Scineerville. Brookdeld, and Walun, to
Olivet. From Niles, via Eerren Centre, Eau Claire,
Pipestone, Srdns, snd Benton narboi , to Saint Soaeph.
Frcm Holly to New Hu lswU. From Vermontvllle to
Barrysville. From Sylvanla, Lucus Couuty, to Whl te
aford Cei.tre, Micbiean. From Big - Rapids Macosta
Countj, via Recer's Bridgn. Satterley's Mill, aad Cato
to Stacton, In Montcalm County. From Stanton to
Mill Brook. From Ioua, via Smyrna, to Gre'enville
From Newaygo to it ears, rrom nalland, via Seeiand
Wiesland, and Jameatowu, to Grand Rspids." From
Manistee to Stronach. From Newayoi. via Fremont
Centre, Greenwood, and Elbrldge to Pent Water.
From Croton to Traverse City. From Newaygo, via
Bridjieion, to Miokeyon. From Pontiac, via Rochester
and Mount Vernon, to Romeo. From Paw Paw. via
New State R ad, toAllegon. From Allia n to New
man. From Coldwater, via Grangevllle and Union
Cit, to AtFecs. From Stanton to Mount Pleasant
From Brunswick, via Brookileld, Northcat, Milan, and
CnionviHe, to Centervlllo, in Iowa. From Keysviile,
via Bucklin, StrickeJ ville. Greencastle, and CninTiil
to Centerville, in Iowa. F"rom Jeil'arsoa to Louisiana
Nrom Uniunville, Putnam Couuty, via Greencastle,
and Strickerville. to Pennsville, thence via New Bos
ton, Rockland, to Hannibal and Saint Joseph Railroad
from Patterson to Doniphan. From Qaincy to Stock
ton. From lonnt Vernon, via Spring River Academy
Golden Grove, Lamar, Biker' Grove, and Washiigton
Adams, to Fort i'cott, in Kansas,. From Savannah, via
Baryville, Bedford, and Afton, to Wmiersot, in Iowa. I
From Saint Joseph, via Rocbesfer, Albany, E agie,
Leon, Osceola, Indianola, to Des Moines, in Iowa.
From Hamilton, v'a Gallatin. Salem, a nd Bethany, to
Eagle,. ' From Cluiicothe, via Trenton and Princeton. to
Leon, in lowa. From Brunswick, via Coin ptoa's Fer
ry, to CLiiicctho. Frtm Bucklin, via New Boston,
Pieasantville, Birdseye, Greencastle, to Cincinnatti
and Centerville, Iowa. From Trenton via Buttsville
Modena, and Burr Oak, to Nino Eagles. From Pat
tonburg to Albany. From Forest City, via Rush Bot
tom, Lowell, Hemmes Lauding, Lonora, and Linden
Landing, to Sidney, in Iowa. From Princeton, via
Ravenna, Cleopatra, aad Warsaw, to Cory ton, in Ijw i
From Fort Scott to Neotheo. From Sedalia, via Cal
noun , Clinton, Osceola, Humansville, Stockton. Creca
field, B-vwer's Mills, Sarcoxie,.Newtonia, and Granby,
to Nev-vsho From Perryville to Bnii.e's Store. F"rom
BlooniCeldto Kennett. From BeeCh to Fourmlle;
From Glasgow, via Salisbnry to Cat 'o From Gallatin
to Leon. Iowa. From Bethany, via Cameron, to Kan
sas City. Frcm Pleasant ni 11, via Aubery, in Kansas
Paola. and Stanton, toWtowa. From Pleasant Hill,
via Blnminglonto Uonnd City, Kansas, rrom Karm
ony to Ptrsi. Frcm Terre Haute, in Missonri, via
jlyersviHe and Warsaw, to Corvdon, in Iowa.
From Dnnleath to Vermillion Lake. From Ferest Ci
ty via Kimbalis Prairie and Maine Hrairie, to Saint
Cloud, rrcm Montlcello, via Bunalo, Chatham and
Waverly ,to Middleville. From Montlcillo, via Silver
Creek and Corlnna, to ralr Haven, rrom La Morillc
via Pickwick and SO Dicks's to La Crescent, rom
Shaltopee to Excelsior. From Mantoiville, by Nernon
Wattham, and Mower City, to Austin. From Baflaio,
by Mapble I akes Fair Haven, rrcm Saint Charles to
Buincy. From La Suer to Cordo7a. From Saint Pe
ters, Scandian Grove, and Sibley to Henderson . rrom
Rushford to Preston. From Chaska to JaintBoaif'
cius. From West Albany, via Reads Ford to Forest
Mound. From Wabash to Forest Mound. From Pe l
ler s Grove to Garden City, froaa Red Wln, via M.'
eppa, to Rochester, from Minneaskaras Indian creeS
snd Read.s rord, to Mazeppa. jrom B-ffalo, via Map
le, to Eair Haven.
From BlakesbnTjt to Moravia. frm Des Mujnes to
New Jefferson, from Sigonrney to Askoloosa from
Towden, via Oxford Mills and Scotch Grove, to Monti
cello. . from He!cna r. R Station, via Eureka and
Keit's Ridge. toaroofelyn- tToia Ces Moines to Saint
Joseph Musourt. from, rort Dodge, via Dakota, Wan
costa, rem Valley, and Emmeitsbur? to Estherville
From Newbury, via Uartland snd Bristol, to North
wood from Kortbwood to Mssan City, from Nortw
wojd, via Gordonville and Shelrock, to Albert Lei, li
Minnesota, from Burlington, via Tjolesboro, to Port
Louisiana, from Os'ceolea, v ia La Salle, to Hoper
vil'.e. from Burlington'via Port Louisia and Grand
view, Jto Oncnloa. from ernon, via Monnt Sterling
and Upton, to Memphis, from -Rockfard, via Itcck
Grove, Nora Springs, Shell Rock falls, and Plymotn,
to Nortbwood. from Boonsboro, via Dennison, Para
dlse, O.nistead, an.d Whitesbor , tj Saint John from
Anttenburg, bU Dlkport and Littleport, to strawberry
Point, from Nevada via Iowa Certre, Peoria, and
Greerlc astle., to Coiifax. from Grnndy Centre, via
rarkersbursr, Butler ceutre, West Point, anl Coldwater
to Marble RocK. ftpm Wheatland via Toronto and Bur
gess, to Monmouth, from Webster to Lunl. from
Sigourney ts Montezuma, from lawa to new Hardford.
from Winterset to fort acs Moines, from Postville,
via i4'brani and Ludlow, to Waukon. from West
Union, via Grede ncksburg, Will iamstown, and Brad,
ford to Nashua from Centerville. vit Cincinnati,,
Unlonville, Pen nville, Greencastle, Birdseve Ridge,
PI easantville. New Boston, Eucklin, Westville, to
Kitsville. from Onawa to Section Eight, township ;
eighty-five. fromDes Moines, via Hickory Grove, Pal
estine, Ames, Blir.kson, and Saratoga, to Webster city,
from Winterset. via Afton, Bedford, and Maryvllie.to
Savannah, in Missouri, frjui Pottsville to Waukon
from Panora. via Dale cty, to fon'anelle. front Des
Moines, viaTilot Grove aud Marksville, to Lewis from
Aigona, via Arm-trong's Grove and Mud Lakes, to
P-Uberville. from Parkersburg to Marble Rwk. fr.nu
'JIric-a to Wift'.fcrop fron KMora, via Point Pia.it
t:T.;!"i. f-..T.i aecervif le, via Wentwortn, t Le
" ;, :n ii . .. !i- fr-ni Dr-s Moines, Caariton.oory
. fy ! --,-.-. to cl :i.iuthe, in Missouri; ror.t
; ;.'.; i. f"nj Lewis, via ed 0r Jans
.- : ? t..ia Vernon to Memphis, Mivrt.
i ' .; uui ill tft C- :tr'"t. fr.-ii C-i'iWfiJ U N-.'-Jf
rtiord. from Homestead to Little riiy. front Mar
shal town, via Timber creek aud college farm to Haw.
ton. from New Oregon to Austin, Minneso'K froai
calio to lowa centre, from PottsVHle to Wankcn.from
New Crepun, via Nerrpn Springs,- Line Spring, Glen
Rock, and Eatonville, in 'cws, av.d La Boy, in Minne
sota, to Austin, Minnj-i'Qta' frcrm' Brighton, via Gea
manyille, Salina. to Glendale. from Menomjnel, via
Mill Sprin? and Plnmb city; to Maiden Rock, from
F'ttrick U. Mehone. from Pichiand centre, via Bji ,
Bradeys, Yankeetown, Riing Sun, and Alexader's
Mills, to DeSota. faom Princeton, via Germmia", to
Moctelle fromPellato Shawnee, from Wixjdmin
via Millerville, Mount Hipo. and Tafton, t Beetowa
from Port Washington to Wabacra. from Maysville to
Theresa, from Trrnipealeau, via Arcadia, Bnrnside,
ab'l Hale, to Sumner, from friendship via Arcape, to
Barnum. from Manstnn to Warner, frrm River falls
to Brockvl le. from Melrose to Sparta, from Alma
to Du.-ni. from Wbito creek, via Easton, Arcade,
Woodworth, and Peint Basel, to Plover.' frcm Denison
from Dun'.cith, Illinois, to' Plattervilla, Wisconsin
from Woodman, ly Millville, Mount Hope, and Tayton
to Beetuwn. from Richland centre, by Boaz, Brad' s
Howes, Yankytown, Towerville, Rising Sun, and Al3t
ander's I.ills to De Sots, from W ilson'a creek, by
Black Hawk, to Sauk city.. "
rrom Ban Ccenaventrrra, via Ojal, to Camutss. frorn
Otsalia, via fort Tejon, to'H. ker.Celd. from Bsd Blun"
via Nome Kacki?e, to Coast .binge, .from Cioverdale.
via Unc?e ?am, Lower Like, and Lke Port, to Upper
Lake, from Susan ville to Taylors ville. from fort
Bidwell to suianville. from fort Bidwell to bueblo.
frcm Taylorville to earner Pia:e. feomchoice to' rol
mlt. from oolnsa, via Ant elepg Yalley, and Sulphur
Springs, to Lakeport. from Oak oreek to InJependens
from Suison city, Solano conty, via Gordon Valley,
R8 cannon, and Berryessa Valley, to Lower Like; iu
Lake county, from Smith's winch, via catrey's cave,
casper caeefc Mills, Noyo Mills, Tan Mile River, Bear
harbor, Shelter cove, and Uper Mattole, to Lower
Lower Mattole. "
frcmi Horse 7Cane to Bukville. ' from Augasto via
brookville, Petra, Milford, to Claysville.' from Rick
to Lexitiirioa. from Irvire to Mckee. from eattlcs
burg, via eanousburg, Buit- ford, Sulphur Springs aud
Cherokee, to Blair. from Summerset toKnrville
from Beat tysville to Thompson ville.
from Virtqnla city, via formans. and Boreman'a city to
Yellowstone city from crossing of Gallatiin at forests
farm to Gallatin city.
from Setttle, via Tree r.ts, Pass I lake ly, to Pass Or
chards. Dakota Territory
from fort Ksndall to fort Sully, from slou falls to
Ponca. from rort Wads worth to Devil's Laie.
from Dallas city, Tla'Solilo, Cciatilla, Wallula, to
fjora Logan to Dexton. froii UuDtsville to Bcnnin?.
ton. from Lcgan to Oxford. frcm Nephi to Saiiri
George, via severe Nalley and fort Guiiuison.
from Paoi:, via Miami, Madora, lo Blcoming Grove,
from Uuuiboldt, via Coonville, Lightning creek Valley
cqelocah, cabin ceeek, Aloudes, to fort Gi'osou. from
Ottawa to Mound city, from cott.'nwood falls to Lin
coluville. from Watt ena, via Coiaizjjs, tj lowa city
from West Gate to lone, from Austin to Unloaville
from Austin, via Pahranagal and callvilte, to fort Mo
from Woodttansee to Manna'iwkia.
from Dakota to Yancton, in Dakota .Territory, rrom
Plattsmouth to 'colhuitus. frc.iU PonCa . ofrenionj
from Saint John's, lowa, via Da Sjvo an funtanelle,
Nebraika. to Buchanin, SiVirl. from Browovilie
to Table Rvck, Nebraska, from arrownville to Grant,
Nebraska, from fremont, v ia Jalappa, Stint charlea ,
Greenwood, Wist Point, and Rxk creek, to south of
IJaho Merrltory -from
Idaho city to Rock Bar. from Ruby city, via Pa
ebla Valley , to CUlco in California, tion Raif city
to Jacksonville, in Oregon from rlacervilie. via
Warren's Digging to Uornre. from bA secity, via
Old fort Boi.-e, to clanyoocity In Oregon from Idaho
city to Silver city. " ' '
from Hdienaafo Wallula fr. m Wallula to Seattle
fiom Calmlcte to Elma. from Jefferson i,-(.s?inz, via
il ter!4;w city snd Deer Lige clty,te Eiaikfoat frcm
Heiena to diamond city, from na Ion via B!a:kfott
to Hell Gate, from Virgtoia city vU Sterling and
GarQeld, to Ga'.UMa city, from Gallatin city to B-re
man. from Ila'ena via De-rUrn cd Suu River farm,
to fort Bentun. from Diamond city to fort Benioa
from Jac-tiou, via on salt Lake road via cut off, to
ivrcini. Vitr" from nail Gate to flat Head from
E:rg:nia cuy to Jort aully in Dakota Territory from
lle'ena, via fort Karatnie and fort Rene, to New furt
Kearney, la Nebraska Territory, frcm Helena tu B:ack
foot city . from Baurock c.ty via Gerruau fniJi, to
french'Gutch. from Banock eity on Rattlenake creek
from Virginia eity, via ailyer Bow Deer Lolb'ecity, aa.1
He 1 Gate, to fort O vers, in Bitter Rot Valley.
frcm Panca Agency tu cbatean . f ro at fart tzY.y to Vir
gitia city, la Montana VerriJ-ory.
from fort Gibson via creek Agency, to Leaiinole A S
ency. Approved, J aly lsS5 .
ruUtc No 2CS
Aa Act ta Relation to the Arr-n4.ment of Clerks
the Courts of Washington Ten itory. . .
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repres
entatives of tho United Sutss cf Anerki ia Con
That each Judge of the district court shall ap?olal a
All kinds of Books to Ueni by
V clerk for each conrt la LU district, who stall rlJe
and keep his ofUce at the place of soldn saia c-jnrt,
end oxerclse the powers now proviJd by law f -r tie
clerk cf the supreme conrl of the Territory of Wash
ington, and be mtcect to all provisions - of liv, not
inconsistent wiii this act, applicable to neclerk of
said supreme cccnt. Approved, July 25, 1J63
An Act to p-ovid for and to regulate the Welgh'.cg of
Exports and fur ether Anrpose
Beit enacted by'the Senate and House cf Represen
tatives of the Uaited Slates of America ia 'Congress
That upon all weigbabia artlctss hereafter exported
apon wh lch a ("rawback cr return duty la allowed, aud
upon all weig'iable goods withdrawn "from bonded
warehouses for export, taere shall be levied anl col
lected, by thej collectors o the several ports, three
cents per hundred pouuds, to be determined by the re
tarns of the weighers
Sec 2. And be tt further enacted, That the offks
of measurer at the port cf New York is hereby abolish
ed and the d,ti?3 heretofore performed by theni shall
be performed by the weigoers.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That tbe weigh
ers at the port of New Yor"k shall receive from and
alter the pa sua ;s crthrs s;t, au'annnal salary of tweu
ty-flve hundred doliara : Prcvidet, That the increase
of compensation, over and abore tte preseat salary of
said oSKers, shall cot exceed, la Cuy Cscal yesr, the
aniount of rees earned ty thenj.- - ' -Approved,
Jalp 25 I3S8.
Public Xo, 270
An Act granting Landd to the State of Kansas to aid in
the ContructMn of a southeru Branch of tte Cnlon.P i
ciflc Railway cf the Union Paciflc Cailway and Telo
graph, from fert Riley, Kaiuts, to Fort Smith,Arkan
sas. ZJsit evae'rd ly the Scnato and ITjuse of Hepre
sentatiecs of the (Suited Siaies of America in Con
That for the pnrposa of aiding the Union Pacific Aall-
road Company souihern tranch tie i an: 3 being a cor"
poration organized under the laws cfthe Stats of Kan
sas to construct and operate a railroaJ froorfert Riley
Kansas, or near said military reservation, thence down
the valley of the Neosho to the southern lino of the
Stato of Kansas, with a view to an extension of the
same throngh a portion of the ludiaa Territory to fort
Smith , Arkansas, there Is granted to the State ot Kan
sas for the use and benefit of said railroad company
every alternate section of land or part thereof de ig
nated by odd numbers, to tbe extent of five alternate
section per mile on each side of said road and not ex
ceeding in al ten sections per mile ; tut In case it
shall appear that thcUnitod States have when the
line of. said road is dcticitely located Sold any secilm,
or, any part thereof, granted as aforesaid, or that the
right of pre emptisn or hornesteal settle nent has at
tached by the United States for any purpose whatever
then it shall be the duty of the S-jcretary of the Inta
rior to cause to qe selected for the purprses aforesaid
from the public lauds of the United States nearest to
the sections above specified , so much land as shal 1 be
eqnal to tho amount of such bnds as the united States
have sold , reserved, or otherwise appropriated nr to
which the right of homesteal settlement or pre-ernp
tion has attached as aforesaid, notch, lar.13, thus indi
cated by the direct lm of the Spcretary of the Interior
fciiall be reserved aad held for the State of Kansas for
tfce use of said Company by the said Secrctan for the
parposs cf the cer.stiou snd operation of til rai'roa l
as proviJed by this act : ProvUed, That any and all
lands heretofore reserved to the United States by any
act of C ngress, or la any orhor manneo by competent
authority for the purpose of aidini In any object of in
ternal improvement or other purpese whatever, be
and the same are herebs. reserved and excepted from
the operation of this act, except so far as it may x0
found neccssare to locate the route ef said road tbrou
such reserve! lands, in which case tho riget of wav
two bundrod feet in width is hereby granted t the
approval of the President of the Unined Stptes Pro
vided furt'.cr, That said lands hereby granted shall
not be selected beyond twenty miles from tbe Vm cf
said read. .
Sec. 1. And be it further eaie'ol, That i&e section
and .parts of sections of land wblcli s the aforesaid
grant ahall remain in the United states within tea
iniler on each sU!e cf said roa.J, shall not be sold for
less than double tha minimnm price of public lands
when sold : Provided, That actual bona uda settlers
under the pre-e.mpti n laws of the Unitel sttes may
after due proof of settlement, improvement, and oc
cupation, as now provided by law, puichase the same
at the price fixed for and Jands at the date cf such set.
tlenient, improvement and occupation : Provided,also
Tuat settlers under provi ious of the homestead act.
who tnaie their settlement after the passage cf this
act and eomp'y with tho terms and requirements Of
said act, shall be eatitlei. within the said limits o
ton miles, to patsnts for an amount tot exceeding 30
Sec. 1 And be It further enacted, That tbe grant
cf lands hereby made is upon conditien that said com
pany, after the construction of its road, balr keep it
in repair and uq, and sbcjll at all times transport
troops, munitions of war, supplies and publla store?
upon its road for tte government of the United States
free from all cost or charge therefor to the governmel
when required to do so J by any depaotniant thereof.
And the lands tereby granted shall inure to the ben
etit of said comp.iny. as follows : When the governor
rf the 8asf,f Kansas shall ert ffv tb.t soy -'.! n or
tin tvi.so-;t 1 ve ; frr'1 ) r .
STiHid, '..,t Sta".t.l I,
c,?.ii riilrcni, ti;
t i; . i 1 ime to '' ;
sectiotis of tte
abr ve n tn,e'l, a-rt
n ti 3 ;! 1 .j" T ai .rj 1 j . ,r
S1! 4 ci , : . ' - j .y
.1 b?reu -, ' 1 t: 9 t...-:.ij
the governor aforesaid shall be presented to said sec
retary cf the completion, as aforesaid, of each succes
sive seo.ion of ten consecutive milesof said road, the
said secretary shall in like manner Issue to said com
pany patents for the land for each of said sections of
road as in tha first instance, until sail roa-4 shall be
competed : Provided, That if said roar is not compe
ted within ten vnars fnnn the date of the aceepun e of
the grant hereinbefore made, he land remaininiag
unpatenie I shall revert to the United s-ite.
Sec'. 4 And be it further enacted. That as so n as
said compauy shall Hie with the secretary of the Inte
rior maps its line, designating the route thereof, iv
shall be tho duty of said secretary to withdraw from
the market the lands granteo by mis act, iu such man
ner as may oe dg calculated to etioct the purposes of
thip ac and butserve the public Interest. '
Seb. 6. And be it further enacted, That the Uuited
states mill phall be trausportel 011 aid road, and un
der the direction of tjie Post Oitlco Dcpartmen, afsnch
price as c ongress may provide : Provided, That until
such price i- Cxed by Uw toe Postmaster-general shal
have power to tlx lha,compeasi on.
Sec 6. And be It further enacted. Thit tbe right of
way thrcngh tbe public lands be, and the same is here
by granted to said Pacific Railroad Company, southern
branch, Its successors ant assi'is, for the construction
of a railroad as proposed : an 1 the right givea to said
corporation 'to takd from the public lan Is ailjacent to
the liae of said ro.d tuaterial for the construction
thereof said way is grants 1 to said road to the extent
of one hundred feet in width on each side of said road
where it may pas through'' the public domain; also
all necessary ground for station buildings, work-shops
depots f"Toachinc-ehops, switches, sida tracks, turn
tables, and water stations.
sec. 1 And be it further enaoted, That the accep
tance of the toruH, conditions, and impositions ef this
aot by the said Pacirlo Railroad Conipaui southern
bfantii, thill be signified in writing, uudr tile corpor
ate eal of the said company, duly executed pursuant
to the direction cf iu board of director Urst had and
obtained which acceptance 6hall be made within one
year after tbe passafca of this act, aud not afterwards
and hull be deposited with tbe secaetary of the Inte
rior. " ' '
s?c. 8 And ba it further enaclelj That ttd aclCc
railroad Company, Southern brau -h its suc-.-eisirs a id
essgns, Is hereby authorize! ani eoiiowered t-o exteud
und construe t its railroad from the southern boundary
of Kansas, south, through the ' Indian Territory, wim
the couseut of tho Indians, and not otherwise, along
till valiey of Grand and Arkansas rivers, to fort smith
in the stale of Arkansas ; rod the right of way lb rouge
said lndinu Territory is bareby granted to sail com pa
r.y. its ar.ucessors and assirus to the extent cf ae bun
ured feet on each side of said roads aud all necessary
grounds for stations, buildings workshecs, trrachiiie
sIkvs; swithjs', s-tracis,tara-tahie3, and water
sec. 9 An(I;he It further enacted, That the same
grants of lands through said Indian Territory are here
by msue as provided in the first section of this act,
whenever the Indian title sttall be extinguised by trea
ty or otherwise, not to exceed tte ratio per milegran,
ted in tlie Urst section of this act . ProvideJ, That sail
lands tecon;e a part of the public imd ot the United
ec. 10 and be It farther enactel, That said Pacific
Railroad Compauy, southern brauch its successors and
assigns, shall nave the right to negotiate wiirt,aad ac
quire t itie to IdCd for railroad pnrp.jscs, from any In.
din notion or trite authej7ed Ly the United states
to dispose of lands uJ irom any other nation cr tribe
of 1-ldiausUb.rougb wure lands saiaid railrad map pass
subjecc to tha approval of the bulled slates, or from
any company or-parlies incorporate! or aatuoriil t.,f
sttcb purpose, by sura nation or tribe, or which sch
parties way have acquired under the laws of the uni
Sec. 21. And belt further enacted. That ay rail,
r cad Curicacy (.bartered under any saw of t'je United
ates, or of any Sute which ma have been organ
ised by any act of tbe Congres cf lue United States
may connect, m ite, aul consolidats wim ill rui
road company, after tbe nau.a shail be tocatel to tbe
valley of the Neose or Gi aud Kiver, uou just, fa:r,
aud equiuoie termn, to be'agree-t upui qjiweea the
parties as fthail not be pnblio interest, r the interest
uf the United Suites- Approved, July 25, 1S35
GEO. A.iPlUXCE & COS
3D Varieties, With Patent Dasso Tenuto or
f S?Scliool Organs--and Mclodeoas.
Elegant Kcsctoo3, "STalnut or
Oak Cases. '
Xo Chcrge far Boxing cr SMfping.
"33,000 Xow In Usc.r
AN ILIiUSTHolTED CATAIiOGUE, conf
taming a full description of style, and testimonials o
the most eminent Musicians, as to the srvenor excel
lence of our instruments can te sf en at this O'fice
Addres3 ' - -
GEO. W. HI1L & CO
Tor a Knitting Machine enquire
at ibis cfuca
my ? " '--V
f- i 4. - -a
TTJf AYING LOST THE IIEADl OV.
MY. FAMILY, and desirir.j t re
tire frcrh cre and acxisiy, I s-ill C:i
pose of" tr.y
uoiL m! m.i
In the ceatro cf the grsit P,;ic!i 0::h
' ards cf
ST. JOSE3PPI MIGS.
0,0'jt Fruit Trees, 1,200 Pear Tres?f
Seven acres in Eerrse3,
IN THE STATE,
Witli fins EarTU and Qat-HoU3!3. The Flower"
Garden is not equal ia the northwest, bar in; over
300 varieties of Flowers with bsaatifat privet o
der hedges and all kinds of orntmnUl treas.
The house contains 13 roorni, with all ra!s-a
improvements. Hituated on Lake Michijrio, wher
you can sea hundredsof stetmirs pajsinj backvarli
and forwards, and in a bright, clear day yoi eaa
see tbe Garden ci'y Chicago, III., frio JJUf oir x
door. ' ' ' '
It will yield this present year from 15,003 to
003 baskets of the finast graftad fruit, aad it on'
costs 13 cents per bvs'ijt to d, sliver thoa ia Chica
of this r'ice am; adjoin'r
have br jed the idea of mVkia the dispu3a.f of this
Model Fruit Farm, with Personal Property, d-o. tha
basis of a National distribution upn tbe Art' Union
.an. The following is a full list of the artivlai
nd the manner of drawinj: - .
There will be is3uad to the mambers CertiS.'aUl
for 50,000 shares, at $2 each, numbering from I t
50,0o0 inclusive, eaoh one of which will entitle tha
holder to one fine Suel Enjraviaj aal shirt la
the award of prsmiucu. - .
LIST OF PREMIUMS
1- The Model Fruit Farm
231,000 in Greenbacks
8 "One Span of matched Way Tt jkscs wlta
e'egant Top Ca-rlase and Harness
4 One tnpurb Oil Painting, Mary Magdi.
lene and rhl'-d. value ' -'
. I i
C One Piano, (Chickorlng.)
This piano was drawn bv meat tne North west era
fair in Chictga ; ticked, $5
No. 6 One complete set of black walnut rnrno-
ture, in green ten.
7- -One large Mirror, rrenca plate glass, 7
feet blh, marble trimming '
8 On Melodeon
6- -One complete set of Parlor Bid roc m fur.
10 One complete set of Sitting room farnitw
U r : W T..i .. i n .r T t . ' ...
14 - "
17- . "
Gen. Gram 1
"Hunter's Last shot,"
20 Gne Cabinet Grain " -
51--'():ie Mirror, rr ?' s -2:
in R.." i . . ' - "
CJ to inCi - i i u -.
Ma..!.. i f .
Z2 to n ictl'i.-ii'1'iv :' -o. ' !i .a
i ' ; ir-'-f.:-,.M i , ;
3 3--T"' o c i.'i's frn. a a .'. -i-
- stands- 4 - -
33 One w hit nut, wnn rrenctx Wlrrar
4i-Parian Marble Cars Raceaver
41 One Mirror, trench plate glass
THE AWARD. OF PRE31IU2I3
WILL BE MADE
ST JOSEPH MIGH,
.. . . ......
May 2., 167.
A committee will appointed to su
perintend the distribution of tha' Prizes,
by the Horticultural and Agricultural So
cieties of .Michigan, composed exclusively
cf Fruit-Growers and Farmers, none of
whom shall have any interest whatsre
in the drawing. '
As soon as the awards are male, a pirfdit tit!
cf the diifereat Premium will be furaudod ta th'j
fortunate holders of certiaate3. ' 1 '
On receipt of $2 we wtjl forward one csr'Jicate,
with list of enzravinj, from which, parties may
select any ooo they miy chooss The enraria
will number over 50 different vir;e".ie, th retail
price of which is $5 each in aay Art Auotiatioa ia
Please otnerye that yoa get the worth cf your
money at onoe, and the rata tiaa aa er?rtiiiity
is given you to secure an inlpjnljnt fnaie for
life, the same as Mr. (1. LES, of Prairie di Ri
cher, who dr?w the Cr oby Opert lions j, at Chica
go' n the cf January, I -5)7, with a siaj'.e
ticket, of $3, or fcunlro 1j of othsra whom wa m rit
mention that have mads thomteirei wealthy by th
simpie investment cf one or two dollars. ' '
' Every Farmer and Horticulturist should fsel aa
interest in securing this baaa'.ifal Loa) for him
self or fatuity. ' '
The Horticultural AssocLitio
OF ST. JOSEPH MICHIGAN
IS KO GIFT ENTERPRISE,
And m5?: not be cenfeun-is wi'.h lh5
Dollar Gift Concerts and bumbj-f which
have been advertised so extensively
througbt .the country.
Jhe Associitlon wou!p re.sp3ctf ally re.'sr to Vi9 fal
lowing gentlemen : ' :
IIon. J, Upton, i.I G., Hon. Mcrgsn,
Sherwood, Hon Jno MorrisoD, General
Ward, Capt II il Lanley, Capt SaiTU
el Langley, ,Jame3 E Stevens. 13 F K125
O W Ovistt. St Joseph Miih., C S Fislc
Chicago lllinob. B F Lawrence, banker
Stephen Lazier." Elgin 111., L Gilletl,
Aurora Ills.; S E Diefcesscn, Cdrter
Davi3, Milwaukee, Wis.; Jame3 Tlsck,
Detroit, Lich William Z'ort, Niles,
Micii'an ; II Y Scheil, Cizil lHu
Applications for ccxiiy-xi3 shrald
(At bis owa risk) P. o. Drawer 0,irT,
All letters ccntainin? over $Id please re pster.
lAgeats wanted ia evary town as! canty
throughout the Uniui Jiuates, to whom a Lberal
discount will be dais. '
Li. Li. w
the week ll
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