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Tucson, A. T., Saturday, July 1869.
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in me ousiness oi 111 "lo juumeut snail oeaieemed nennscnrr,
so much of the act, 'to which aJd the Commissioner mo) in any case, at his
icfeiy journal, acroucg to eta this is an amendment; as relates to compound- discretion, allow snuff nR smokino- tohnonn
irfsfsoa AMonaA.crioi. Jersof Jiquorsf and ns is inconsistent with the manufactured prior to th9Ttwentieth of .Tnlr
and tlie same are Hs hereby, repealed. 'And packages, to be stamped andfeold in tho nr?r.
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loumactuuu uiiv-uiim ia iuruier ameuaea as i juuiiiijt;s; ana me raieqt duty on cigars
follows .- strike ouUhe fourth paragraph there-j imported prior to July tentiltb, eighteen hun-
uj. reiauug iv reiau liquor ueaiers, ana tne unu I ureu amusixiy-eumr, ara now remainin
!iCil every Saturday at Tuceon, A, T.
Terms qf Subscription,
Ennr. one vear.... tr......
fof, six months
paragraphed and including the words "shall be bond, shall be the same
required to pay the special tax of a wholesale after that date,
dealer' and insertj,in lieu ;of the portion Approved, April 10.
stricken out the following :
py'for three months 2.00 Retail dealen in liquors shall pay twenty- AN ACT to declare and fix the status of jude
numbers, each 2o five dollars. Eveiy person who Bells or offers advocate of tho army.
lorsaie loreign or domestic distilled spirits, Seitenaeied by the Senata an(1 HoU3Qof
wmes or malt liquors, in less quantities than Eepresentatives of the United States of W
Sptions must bepa: J i nvariably in ad vance
Hollar? per square for the first insertion
Je dollar icr each subsequent insertion
five gallons at the same time, shall be regard
ed as a retail dealer in liquors.
Dealers ' in liquors who -e sales,
sales of ail other - merchandise, shall
twenty-live thousand dollars, shall each pav
an additional tax at the rate of one dollar for
ica in Congress assembled, That the number
ot judge advocates ot the army be, and same is
hereby, fixed at eight, and the President is
hereby authorized, by and with tho advice and
consent of the Senate, to fill all vacancies which
have occurred or may hereafter occur therein.
Approved, April 10, 1869.
I every one hundred dollars of sales of liquors
in excess of such twenty-five thousand dollars;
and on every thousand dollars of sales of other
merchandise shall pay at the same rate as a At,i t0 "Poal an act of tho. legislature
lmpoaiug a capuauon tax
wholesale dealer; and such excess shall be re
turned, assessed, and Daid in the same man-
i,- p .l,l.,.,l ,rl T..t I Hp. it, p.nnr.tai fw thn Soniln nnr? Haum r
11 B B Ti 1$ O JL A. JL O distiI,er or brewer, who has paid his special Representatives ot the United States of Amer-
as sucii, aim wiiu sens omy uismiea spir- ' v"'o'w'J"Q'3C'"u";l,i xuui mo uutui mo
its or malt liquors of his own production, at tho legislature of the Territory of New Mexico, of
place of manufacture, in the original casks or February third, eighteen hundred and sixty-
packages to which the tax stamps are alhxed, I ume, and all other laws and parts of laws of
suan oe required 10 pay tne special tax ot a BUl iiaiiui-o imposing a capuauon tax on
wholesale dealer on accouut of such sales. bovine cattle introduced into the said Territory
That section lifty.nine be further amended from other lerritones or States, or thoreDublic
so as to require that distillers of brandy, from ot Mexico, be, and the same are hereby dis
grapes, peacut?. and apples, exclusively, pro- j approve and repealed
PASSED AT THE -
GT to amend an act entitled "An act im
ag taxes oil distilled spirits ana tooacco,
iur other purposes," approved July twon
;i, iigLtetu hundred and sixty-eight.
ui'icted bv the Senate and house of
snJtai'Vf3 of the United States
i.-a ai Congress assembled, that the act
cd ''An act imposing taxes upon distilled
i anJ t'.bacco, and for other purposes,
leJJulv lweiitv,'eiirritee:i hundred and
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CI 'HI, 01' lillltjiiui; i Jis iuuut. a, iu nu ;
at section eight be amended so that in
of .-v distiller or distilling apparatus erect-
iortotlie twent'eth ofJu.y, eighteen huh
aatl sixty-eight, ou a tract or lot of land
i r- ler a ie.-i.se or otner eviiienco o'
ducing Jess than one hundred and htty bar- i
rels annually, shull pay a special tax of fifty
dollars, and, in addition thereto, the tax of four
ot idollars per barrel ot forty proof gallons.
iliat sction eighty-eight be amended go
that either the proprietor s name or the manu
facturer's name shall be printed on the label
for cigars provided lor in said section.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That
ection ote hundred and fifty five of the act
entitled ' An act to provide internal revenue to i
support the government, to pay interest on the
public debt, and for other nurnoses." nnnrnvprf
J arcctlrlrtictir, cigbtccftliirrrurctl-aiju al.vxjr-ruui,-
Approved April 10j 18G9
AN AOT laating an appropriation, for tho im
provement of rivers and harbors for the fiscal
( year ending Jnno 30, 18CU, aad tbo year ondf
ing Juncr 6), JoiU.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives ot the United States of Amer
ica in Congress assembled, That the sum of
two million dollars is hereby appropriated for
the fiscal year ending June thirty, eightpen
hundred and sixty-nine, and the year ending
Jnne thirty, eighteen hundred and" seventy, to
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. tee simple, which was not required by as amended by the ninth section of the act ot yation, and completion of work for the improve
:ui Jt tho State to be recorded in order July thirteenth, oighteenhutidred and sixty-six, ment t.f rivers and harb(?s under the direction
vJiJ at the lime ot it execution, or 111 be lurther amended by adding thereto the 10I- 0f the Secretary of War: Provided, That the
.isa where the title was then and has con- -lowing; And the fact that any adhesive stamp Secretary of War is hereby authorized to cause
(lto be in litigation, or where tne owner 1 so bougnt, sold, oiiereu lov sale, used, or nau Huch expenditures to be made so as best to
rfae executed and duly recorded prior restored by removing or altering the cancelling required to reportto Congress, at the opening
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9 said iweiii.etii 01 ouiy, eigutKii uuimiuu or iiuiuuiiigmurik.a lueicuu, suuu uu umui iav.iu i oi its uecemoer session, an expenuitures maue
tyeight, and i o. due, or where the lee proot that such stamp ha3 been once used and under the provisions otthis act up to that timo
Jby a femuie covert, minor, person ot removed by the possessor thereot irom some
aud mind, or other person incapable of vellum, parchment, paper, instrument, or wnt-
o consent as requ red by said act, a bond nig, charged with taxes imposed by law, in vi
olation ol the provisions otthis section.
Seo, 3. -'ljiti be xtjiirtlierenactea, lhat any
person having in his possession any tooacco,
snulf, or cigars, manufactured and sold or re
moved from the manufactory, or from any place
where tobacco, snuff, or cigars are made, since
July tweniieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-.
eight, or any person having in his possession
msent as requ red by said act, :
bo taken at the discretion ot said
:jii r. provided for iu said section for a
laerji-.-oied on laud the lease or other ei'i
:o of t.tie to which was duly recorded.prior
JLo passage of this act: Provided, that
Sung herein containe i shall be so construed
fofpnlv to any distiiiery or distilling appa-
asnot erected prior to the twentieth of July,
Approved, April 10, 1869.
Sec. 3. And'be it further resolved, That the '
President is hereby authorized ahd required to.
withhold from each of said companies an
amount of subsidy bonds authorized to be is--sued
by the United States under said acts
sufficient to.uecure the full completion as a first
class road of all sections of such road upon,
which bonds have already "been issued, cr in,;
lieu of such bonds he may receive as such se
curity an equal amount of the first mortgage
bonds of such company; and if it shall appear
to the President that the amount of subsidy
bonds yet to be issued to either of said compa.
nies is sufficient to insure the full copapletjpji!
of such road, he mavmake feouisitioh- nr&?' .
such company for a sufficient amonnt of bonds 'G
already issued to said company, or in his dis
cretion of their first mortgage bonds, to securu
the lull completion of the same. Aud in default
of obtaining such security as Rsl in this sec
tion provided, the President mav authorize antf
direct the Attorney General to" institute such
suits and proceedings on behalf and in the
name ot the United States, in any court
of the United States, havintr Jurisdiction. n
shall be necessary or proper to comnel tho
giving of such security, and thereby, or in any
manner otherwise, to protect tho interests of
the United States in said road, and' to insuro
the full completion thereof ns a first-class.road,
as require by law and the statutes in that caso'
Sec. 4. AM be it further resolved. That the.
Attorney General of the United Stated bo, and
he is hereby, authorized and directed to inves
tigate whether or not the charter and all the
frachises of the Union Pacific Kailroad Com
pany and of the Central Pacific Kailroad Com
pany have not beeu forfeited, and to institute
all necessary and proper legal proceedings
also to investigate whether or not said com
panies have or have not made any illegal,
dividends upon their stock, "and if so. to insti-.
tute the necessary proceedings to have the
aame reimbursed; andtlso investigate whether.
any of the directors or any other agents or
employees of said companios have or not vio
lated any. penal law, and if so to institute tho
proper criminal r rocee Jinsrs aeaiust all Dersona
who have violated such laws.
Approved, April 10, 1809.
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sneii nundred and sixtv-eigni.
I".:it section twenty to be so amended that
:.s of distilleries having a producing ca-
euvoi .ess than one hundred gallons in
JOINT RESOLUTION for tho protection of tho
interests of tho United States in tho Union Pacific
ltailroad Company, tho Central Pacific Railroad
Company, and for other purposes.
Beit resolved by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of Amer
ica in Congress assembled, That the stockholdn
ders of the Union Pacific Railroad Company
cigars imported trom foreign countries since at a meeting to bo held on the twenty-second
July twentieth, eighteen hundred and sixty- day of April, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine,
eight, or withdrawn Irom a United States bond- at the city of Boston, (with power to , adjourn,
hundred gallons in ed warehouse since said date, such tola'.-co, froni day to day,) shall elect a board of directors
aty-tour hours, aud in Ahieh grain or meal snuff, and cigars, having been put up in pack- for the ensuing year; and said stockholders are
Lisiied by hand and without the use ot ages as prescribed by tne act to wnicu mis is hereby authorized to established their general
m, sixty gallons of mash or beer brewed or an amendment, and all the other requirements office at such place in the baited States as they
rente 1 from grain shall represent not less of said act relating to tobacco, snuff, aud ci- may select at said meeting: Provided, That le
x one bushel of grain. gars having been complied with, and who, oh passage of this resolution shall not confer any
hat section fiftv-sixbo amended so as to the first day of February, eighteen hundred and other ri"ht upon said Union Pacific Railroad
:enl the time for withdrawing distilled spir- sixty-nine, filed with the assessor or assistant Company than to hold such election, or be held
rom bon led warehouse until the thirtieth assessor ot the district within which he resides, m any manner to relinquish or waive any rights
lune. ei 'hteen hundred and sixtv-uine. but or has his place ot business, the inventory re- of the United States to take advantage of any
iject to an additional tax on each proof gal- q uired by the seventy-eighth and ninety-fourth act or neglect of said Union Pacific Railroad
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deposited and bonded in warehouse at tne sections oi tne act oi ouiy iwenuem, mgiueeu uompany neretctore done or omitted wuereoy
of one cent for each month after the hundred and sixty-eight, aud who shall, prior the rights of the general covernment have been
ntieth of Anril 6;vlitfrn hundred and six to selling or offering such tobacco, snuff, or or mav be nreiudiceJ : And vrovided further,
nine, and until withdrawn ; and any dis'illed cigars for sale, affix and cancel proper internal That the common terminus of the Union Paci-
irits remaininin bonded warehouse after the I revenue stamps, shall be entitled to have re- fic and the Central Pacific railroads shall be at
rtieth of Jane, eighteen hundred and sixtv- funded to him an amount ot tax previously or near Ogden ; and the Union Pacific Railroad
2, shall be forfeited to the United fatares and paid thereon, equal to tne vaiue or tne stamps Uompany shall build, and tho uentrai raciuc
sposea of as provided in said section. affixed before sale as aforesaid; and the com- Kailroad Company pay for and own the railroad
Taat section fiuv-nihe be amended so that missioner of Internal Revenue shall be, and is from tho terminus aforsaid to Promontory sum-
aniaher the first dav of May. eighteen bun- hereby, authorized, on appeal to him made, to. mil, at which point the rails shall meet and
edanls'.xtv-niiiP. pvx-v upmii who recti- refund aud oav back a sum of money equal to connect aud form one continuous line.
M, purifies, or refines distilled spirits or wmes
auj process other than bv original and con-
Inuous distillation from mash, wort, cr wash,
prough continuous closed vessels and pipes.
the manufacture theteot is complete, and
rry wholesale or retail hqucr dealer who
' m his nossessiou anv still or leach tub, or
frho shall keep any other apparatus for the
I'Jrrjcse cf refining in any niauner distilled
F-n s, and every person who, without recti-
purifying, or refining distilled spirits,
fwa, by mixing such spirits, wine; or other
iquor, with any materials, manufacture any
If punoui, imitation, or compound liquors, for
ale under the name of whiskey, brandy, giu,
pra, w-ine, spirits, cordials, or wine bitters, or
pnj other name, shall be regarded as a recti
the value of th stamps so affixed, upon satis
factory evidence submitted to him that the to
bacco aud 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 sev
eral rates of tax imposed upon such goods by
the act of July twentieth, eighteen hundred and
sixty-eight, as aforcseaid assessed and paid
and that the claimant had in all respects com
plied with the internal revenue laws as far as
they have been or may be applicable to such
articles. The Commissioner of Internal Rev
enue is hereby authorized and empowered to
prescribe such rules aud regulations for car
rying out tho provisions 'of this section as
ec 2. And be it further resolved That to
ascertain tne condition oi me union rui-iuu
railroad and the Central Pacific railroad, the
President of the United States is authorized to
appoint a board ofemiuent citizens, hot exceed-
inc live in number, ano w no saau noi, dc mtei
es"ed in either road, to examine and report
upon the condition of, and what sum or sums,
if any, will be required to complete each of said
roads, for the entire leugth thereof, to the said
terminus as a first-class railroad, in compli
ance with the several acts relating to said roads'
and the expense ot such board, including an
allowance of ten dollars to each for their ser
vices for each day employed in such examina
tion or report, to be paid equally 'by said
tbo construction of a railroad from a point at
or new Portland, Oregon to a point west of tho
Cascade inountnin, in Washington Territory,
Be it resolved by the Senate and House of-
Representatives of the United States of America
-, 1.1-J rpt.i. XT.I
in VJOngress ussemuieu, unut iuu xiiuriueiu
Pacific Railroad Company be, and hereby is,
authorized to extend its branch line from a
Doint at or near Portland, Oregon, to somo
soitabl point on puget sound, to be determined
by said company, and also .to connect the same
with its main line west of the Cascade Moun-.
tain3, in the Territory of Washington; said
extension being subject to all the conditiopa.
and provisions, and said company in respect,
thereto being entitled to all the rights and
privileges conferred by the act incorporating
said company, and acls additional to. and
amendatory thereof: Provided, That said corn-.,
pany shall not be entitled to any subsidy in,
money, bonds, or additional lands of tho
United States, in respect to said extension of
its branch line as aforesaid, except such lands
as may be included in the right of way on tho
line of such extension as it may be located :.
l?ic provided further, That n,t least twenty
five milt s of said extension shall be constructed
before the second day of July, eighteen hun
dred and seventy-one, and .fortymiles per year
thereafter ifntil the whole of Said extension
shall be completed.
Approved, April,10, lbbU.
AN ACT rogalating tbo rights of property of aiar
riod women in tho JLhatnct ot Loiumoia,
Be it enacted by thd Senate and Houso..of
Representatives of the United States of Amer
ica in Congress assembled. That in the District
of Columbia tho right of any married woman
to any property, personal or real belonging to
her at the timo of marriage, or acquired dnr-
ing marriage iu any other way than by gift or
conveyance' from her husband, shall be as
absolute as if she were fe.tnmo sole, and ehall-
notbe subject to the disposal of her husband,
nor be liable for his debts ; but such married
woman may convey, devise, and bequeath tha,.
same, or any interest thereiu, in the same'.'
manner and with like effect as-if sho wero uos
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That any,
parried woman may contract, and sue and bo.
sued in her own name, in all matters having
relation to her sole and separate properly in
the same manner. us if she were -unmarried;
but neither her 'husband nor his property shall,
be bound by any such contract nor liable for .
any recovery against her in any such suit, but
judgement aay be enforced by execution
ngalust her sole and separate .estate in.the Eama.
manner as if she were solo.
Approved, April 10, 186?.,