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Selected , Poetry.
.LEARNING TO WALK.
Only beginning the journey,
Many a uiiletogo;
Little feet, bow tliey patter,
fVandering to antl Iro:
Trying again, so bravely,
Laugh intf in liby glee;
Hiding its face in mother's lap,
Proud as a baby cau be.
Talking the oddest language
Ever iietore was heard ;
But mother (you'd hardly think so)
Understands every word.
Tottering now and falling.
Eyes that are going to cry,
Kisses and plenty of love-words,
Willing again to try.
Father of all, O ! guide them,
The pattering little feet,
"While they are treading the up-bill road
Braving the dust and heat !
Aid them when they grow weary,
Keep them in pathways blest
And when the journey's ended.
Saviour, O I give them rest.
We may ". live without friends, we may live
without lxoks ;
Bat civilized men c nnot live without cooks.
He may live without books, what is knowl
edge but grieving?
He may live "without hope, what is hope
but deceiving ?
He may live without live, what is passion
but pining ?
But where is the man that can live without
Linex M..xtrFACTURBs Only a mod
erate success has thus far attended the
efforts to introduce iu this country, on
a more extensive scale, the manufac
ture of linen. The report of the Gov
ment Commisionets to enquire into the
practicability substituting flax for cot
ton, offered little encouragement ; but
the agitation of the subject, in common
with the. . high price of the Southern
staple, has no .loubt stimulated the
growth of flax throughout the country.
In Canada, flax-culture has received
more earnest attention, the crop having
proved high remunerative as compared
with other agricultural products, and is
rapidly growing in importance. There
are now. three linen factories in this
Province ; one at Preston, one at Streets
ville, and one at Doon in each of which
upwards of two hundred hands find em
ployment during the whole year. In
these are manfactured bleached and un
bleached linen, sheeting, cordage, &c,
and the goods put into market are pro
nounced tiqual to the imported. There
are also three linseed oil mills, and more
than one hundred scutching mills for
cleansiug the flax fibre. Canada papers
speak of the inducements to enlarge this
branch of industry as very strong, the
seed of the flax-plant paying almost as
much as wheat, to say nothing of the fi
bre. Coughing Horses. It is well known
that feeding horses on clover hay often
makes them cough, but the why and
. wherefore may not ? be so c generall y
- known. From observation I have be
come satisfied that the manner of feed
ing hay to horses is the causp. : The
usual custom is. to let them draw it
through a rack ; thus stripping off the
fine dust which adheres to the stalk,:
which, being drawn into the lungs in
respiration, produces the cough. "The
cure consists in removing the cause
that is, the racks and allowing the
animals to take their food in the natural
way. I have removed all of mine, and
now feed my horses on the barn floor,
having a breastwork suraently high for
them to eat over. In this way they can
befea oh hay without ' raising a dust, j
they get none under their feet, and the
labor of cleaning out mangers is saved.
Whatever is left is easily, pushed out
with a rake into the yard for the cattle.
The dust on the hay will da the horses
no harm if taken into - the stomach.
Since' making the improvement above
mentioned in my : feeding' - apparatus, I
am not troubled with' coughing norses.
There is no patent on roy invention. My .
brethren can use it freely. Correspond
dent Country Gentleman. . '," .j
r AWS OF THE UNITED STATES
P.med -it the Second Session of the Thirty-seventh
Oongress, which was begun and held at the City of
Washington, in the District of Columbia, on
- Monday, the second day of December, A. -D. 1861,
and tnded on Thursday, the 17th day of July,
A. D. 1803.
Abraham Lincoui, President Hannibal Ham
lin, Vice President, and President of the Sen
ate, Solomon Footb was elected President
. of the Senate, pro tempore, on the eigbtenth,
day of July, and continued so to act until the
close of the session. Galusha A. CJkow,
Speaker of the House of Kepresentatives.
Chap. CLXIV. Concluded.
Mare Island. For completion of derrick, loun
dery and equipment; grading; completing olll
cere' houses ; gas works ; two iron wuarf cranes ;
machinery aud tools for smithery, cisterns, scows,
ligliters, stages and pile driver; drainage and
sewerage ; boat-house and slip, and renaira of all
kinds, one hundred and ninety-six thousand three
hundred and lii'ty-two dollars: Provided, That
uo expenditure tor completing oliicers' houses
shall be inenrrred until complete plans and spec
ifications, with estimates of cost in detail, shall
be furnished to and approved by the Secretary of
the Navy, and the work shall be done by contract
alter due aud public advertisement for proposals ;
but no portion of this appropriation shall be ex
ponded unless the work can be completed lor the
sum hereby appropriated.
: Sackett's Harbor. For repairs of all kinds, one
thousand live hundred dollars.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire. For purchase
of twenty-seven and three hundred aud iilty-hve
thou audt lis ucriss oi land on Seavey's island, ad
jacent to tue Kittery navy yard, fourteen thousand
live hundred dollars : Provided, Tuat tue Chiet of
the Bureau of Jfards and Docks be, and lie is he
reby, authorized to purchase that portion ol Sea
vey's island lying west ol the road, lor such sum
as to him may seem reasonable and advantageous
to the government.
For uospital on Seavey's ULmd, ten thousand
dollars : Provided, Tuut no building snail be
erected orextemk-d until complete plans and spe
filieatioiisand estimates ol cost in detail suali be
furnisued to and approved by Ihe Secretary of the
Navy, and contracts tnerelor shall be let upon due
and public advertisement.
Boston. For extenticn of hospital and repairs
ol buildings, seventy-one thousand live huudred
dollars: Provided, That uo building shall be erec
ted or extendi! until complete plausand specifi
cations and estimates of cost in detail shall be fur
nished to and approved by the ' Secretary of the
Navy, and contracts therelor shall be let upon
due and public advertisement.
New York. For repairs aud improvements, and
house for surgeon aud direc or of the labora
tory, twenty-one thousand five oundred dol
lars. Philadelphia. For furniture and repairs of
same; house cleaning aud whitewashing; repairs
to furnaces, grates, and ranges; gas and water
rent ; painting wall on Shippeh-steet, and general
repairs, live ttiousand three huedred dol.
For support ol beneficiaries, twenty-seven thou
Boston. For general repairs of building ; ad
dition to magazine, and wall around magazine
grounds, tuirty-two thousand nine hundred and
New fork. For improvement of armory, house
for storage of loaded Shells, and repairs of all
kinds, titty-tive thousand iwo hundred aud forty
Philadelphia. For repairs of wharf and maga
zine at Fort Mi din, one thousand five hundred
Washington. For repairsof magazine and ord
nance buildings, six thousand dollars.
Mare Island. For repairs of all kinds, two
thousand d hilars.
For pay of superintendents, naval constructors
and all the civil establishments at the general na
vy yards and stations, one hundred and four thou
sand live hundred aud eighty-four dollars : Pro
vided, That hereafter no salaries shall be paid to
any employee in auy of the navy yards except to
tiiosc designated in the estimates. All other per
sons shall receive a per di m compensation
for the time during which they were actually en
gaffed. Naval Observatory. For the purchase of nau
tical instruments, repairs of the same, and of as
tronomical instruments, and lor the purchase of
nautical books, maps, and charts, and for
backing and. binding the same, sixty thousand
For w iges ot instrument maker, watchman, por
ter, and loborers; for keeping grounds in order;
for fuel, lights, freights, transportation, and pos
tage ; lor repairs to buildings aud contingent ex
penses, thirteen thousand dollar.
For pay ol four aids to be employed at the ob
servatory and Hydrograpbical office, four thou
For wages of watchmen and contingent expen
ses of the Naval Academy, twenty-two thousand
seven hundred and ninety-seven dollars
For the pay of mileage of the visitors to the
Naval Academy, one thousand . lollars.
For preparing for publication the American
'National Almanac, twenty-five thousand eight
tinndrcd and eighty dollars.
See. 2 And be it further enacted, That the pay
of any captain of the navy who shall, in pursuance
of law, perform duty as chief ol a bureau in the
Navy Department, shall be the pay of a captain in
the navy "on other duty," to take effect lrom
he date of the "Act regulating the pay of the na
vy," approved June one, eighteen hundred and
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted. That the pay
of the clerks of the navy yard and navy agency at
Mare Island shall be as follows, viz :
One clerk to navy agent, two thousand dollars
per annum ; one clerk to navy agent, tilteen hun
dred dollars; one clerk to the commandant, fif
teen hundred dollars; one clerk of the yard, fif
teen hundred dollars : one clerk to the paymaster
aud inspector of provision, and so iortu, fifteen
hundred dollars; one clerk to the naval construc
tor, nine hundred dollars; one clerk to the civil
engineer, nine hundred dollars; one draughts
man to civil engineer, twelve hundred dol ars ;
one steward to paymaster, seven hundred and fif
" Sec. 4. And be it further enacted. That from
and after the titst day of September, eighteen
hundred and sixty-two, tf le spirit ration in the
navy ot the United States sr.iall forever cease, and
thereafter no distilled spirituous liquors shall be
admitted on board ol vessels -of-war except as me
dical stores, and upon the order and under the
control of the medical oSieers of such vessels,
and to be used only for hied ical purposes. From
and after the said first d.iy of September next
there shall be allowed and paid to each person in
the navy now entitled to lh$ spirit ration live
cents per day in commutat ion and lieu there
of, Winch shall be iu addition to their present
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That tl e or
ders, regulations, and instructions heretofore is
sued by the Secretary of the Navy be, and they
are hereby, recognized as the regulations of the
Navy Department, subject, how ever, to such al
terations as the Secretary of the Navy may adopt,
with the appropriation of the President of the U
Sec. 6. And be it lurther enacted, That the
pay of the secretary of a communder of a squa
dron shall hereafter be fifteen hundred dollars a
year and one ration. .
Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That chap
lains in the navy shall be no less than twenty-one
nor more than thirty-live years of age at the time
of their appointment as such.
see. 8. Ana be n lurtner cnaciea, inai me
President of the United States be, and he is here
by, authorized ; to annually appoint ten acting
midsliiDmen for education at the Naval Academy,
who shall be selected from the sons of officers or
soldiers who distinguiBfhled themselves in the
service of the Uuited States, or from the sons of
officers or men in the naval or marine service of
the United Sttttes who have thus distinguished
See. And 'be 'it further enacted, That the
Dlstrtet of Columbia shall be regarded for all the
purposes of appointment to the Naval Academy
as a congrcsional district, their appointment the
reto to be designated by the President of the U
hlted States from residents 'of the District.
Approved, July 14, 1863. - - ' .
w . : . - Chap. CLXV.
An Act for the Kcllet of Prcemptorson tin 3 Home
:..r A ' . "--v.- y.i
Beservation ot the Winnebagoes, in tbe bine
earth Region, in the State of Minnesota.
Whereas certain individuals 'have memorallzed
- . Congress, setting forth that they were bona tide
' actual settlers, under the preemption laws ot
the United States, in tract ol country known
as the eighteen-mile-sqnare home reservation
' of the Winnebagoes, in the Blue-earth region,'
Minnesota, at a period of time when the Indian
title hud been extinguished, and prior to the.
setting apart by legal divisions of tue 'said' In
dian home reservation, under the second ariicle
' of the treaty of tbe twenty-seventh of Febru
ary eighteen hundred and fifty-five, and that
- by reason of the setting apart of said heme re- I
servation they were forced lrom their settle
ments and subjected to loss and damage by the
destruction of their improvements; there'
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Kep
resentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That it shall and may be
lawful tor eacii of such settles, withiu three
months from and after the passage of this act, to
file his declaratory statement with the proper reg
ister and receiver, descriptive of the tract so set-
; tied upon and improved ; and under such regula
tions as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the
Interior, said settler shall be permitted to estab
lish his claim by the production ol testimony
; showing compliance with all the requirements of
the preemption law up to the period when said
settler was ousted by reason of tbe premises fal
ling witidn the aforesaid Indian home reservation ; .
that the testimony required under this act shall be
the affidavit of the cleimaut-bimself, taken before
the register and receiver, and shall show the date
of the commencement and the period of continu
ance of his improvements, the extent of the same,
size of his habitation, the time and labor required
in its construction, extent ot otherimprovements,
and the cost to him and value of the same, an
value of crop derived from the same.. The affi
davit to be corroborated by disinterested testi
mony. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That upon
the return of such testimony to the department,
it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Li
terior finally to adiuge . the validity or invalidity
of eacu claim; and iu rcg rd to taoee shown to
be bona fide uuder the preemption law, to report
a list of the same, with all the testimong, to Con
gress, stipulating such award as should be paid a.
dauiuges growing out of tue loss and destruction
of such improvements, by reason of the appro
prialion ot such settlements to the Indian reser
vation, as aforesaid: Provided, That the lam;
officers of tue local land office herein meutioue
shall not receive any udditonal pay or fees for tu.
services hereby required of tucui.
Approved, July 14, 18f3.
An Act to grant Pensions.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Honse ol Re
preseutatives of t Tie nited States of America n
Congress assembled, Thut it any officer, non
commissioned officer, musician, or private of the
army, including regulars, volunteers, and militia,
or any officer, warrant, or petty officer, musician,
seaman, ordinary ocainun, flotilla man, uiariiu
clerk, landsman, pilot, or other person iu the na
or marine corps, has been, since the fourth day or
March, eighteeu huudred and sixty-one, or shaL
hereafter be, disabled by reason of any wound re
ceived or disease contracted while in the service
of the United States, aud iu the line of duty, he
shall, upon making due proof of the fact accord
ing to such forms and regulations as are or may
be provided by or in pursuance of law, be placed
upon the list of invalid pensions of the United
States, aud be entitled to receive, for the highest
rate of disability, such pension as is hereinafter
provided in such cases, and lor an infe ior dis
ability an amount proportionate to the highest
disability, to commence as hereinafter provided,
and coutinue during the existence of such disa
bility. The pension for a total disability for of
ficers, non-commissioned officers, musicians, and
privates employed in the military service of the
Uuited States, whether regulars, volunteers, or
militia, and in the marine corps, shall be as fol
lows, viz: Lieutenant-coloiTCT and all officers of a
higiicr rank, tiiirty dollars per month; major,
twenty-five dollars per month; captain, twenty
dollars per month; first lieutenant, seventeen dol
lars per month ; second lieutenant, fifteen dollars
per mouth ; and non-commissioned officers, musi
' cians; and privates, eight dollars per month. The
pension for total disability for officers, warrant,
or petty officers, and others employed in the naval
service of the United States, shall be as follows,
viz: Captain, commander, surgeon, paymaster,
and chief engincei, respectively, ranking with
commander by law, lieutenant commanding, and
master commanding, thirty dollars per month ;
lieutenant, surgeon, paymaster, and chief engi
neer, respectively, run king with lieutenant by law,
and passed assistant surgeon, twenty-five dollars
per month; professor of mathematics, master, as
sistant surgeon, assistant paymaster, and chaplain,
twenty dollars per month ; first assistant engi
neers and pilots, fifteen dollars per month ; passed
midshipman, midshipman, captains' and paymas
ters' clerk, second and third assistant engineer,
roasters, mate, and all warraut officers, ten dollars
per month ; all petty officers, and all other per
sons before named employed in the naval service,
eight dollars per month; and all commissioneu
oiucers, of either service, shall receive such and
only such pension as is herein provided lor the
rank in which they hold commissions.
Sec. 2; And be it further enacted, That if any
officer or other person named in the first section
of this act has died since tue fourth day of March,
eighteen hundred and sixty-one, or shall hereafter
die, by reason of auy wound received or disease
contracted while in the service of the Uuited
States, and in the line of duty, his widow, or, if
there be no widow, his child or children under
sixteen years oi age, shall be entitled to receive
the same pension us the husband or father would
have been entitled to had be been totally disaoled,
to commence from the death of the husband or
father, and to coutinue to the widow during her
widowhood, or to the child or children until they
severally attain to the age of sixteen years, and no
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That where
any officer or o her person named in tbe first sec
tion of this act 6hall have died subsequently to the
fourth day of March, eighteen hundred and sixty
one, or shall hereafter die, by reason of any wonnd
received or disease contracted while in the service
of the United States, and in the line of duty, and
lias not left or shall not leave a widow nor legiti
mate child, but has left or shall leave a mother
who was dependent upon him for support, in
whole or in part, the mother shall be entitled to
receive the same pension as such officer or other
person would have been entitled to had he been
totally disabled ; which pension shall commence
from the death of the officer or otlierperson dy
ing as aforesaid : Provided, however. That if such
mother shall herself be in receipt of a pension as
a widow, in virtue otthe provisions of the second
section of this act, iu that case no pension or al
lowance shall be granted to her on account of her
' son, unless she gives up the other pension or al
lowance : And provided, furth- r, Thut the pension
given to a mother on account of her son shall
terminate on her re marriage : And provided,
' further. That nothingherein shall he so construed
as to entitle the mother of an officer or other per
son dying, as aforesaid, to more than one pent-ion
at the same time under the provisions ot this
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That where
any- officer or other person named in the first sec
tion of this act shall havedied subsequently to the
fourth day oi March, eighteen hundred and sixty
one, or shall hcreafterdie, by reason of any wound
received or disease contracted while in the service
of the United States, and in tbe line of duty, and
has not left or shall not leave a widow, nor legi
timate child. Dor mother, but ha left or may leave
on orphau sister or sisters, under sixteen years of
age, who were dependent upon him for support,
in whole or in part, such sister or sisters shall be
entitled to receive the same pension as such offi
cer or other person would have been entitled to
had he been 'totally disabled; which pension to
said orphan shall commence from the death of the
officer or other person dying as aforesaid, and
shall continue to the said orphans until they sev
erally arrive at the age of sixteen years, and no
longer : Provided, however, That nothing herein
shall be so construed as to entitle said orphans to
more than one pension at the same time, under
the provisions of this act: And provided, further,
That no moneys shall be paid to the widow, or
children, or any heirs of any deceased soldier on
account of bounty, back pay, or pension, who
huv'j in any way ben engaged in or who have aid
ed or abetted the existing rebellion in t he United
States; but the right of such disloyal widow or
children, heir or-heirs of such soldier, shall be
vested in the loyal heir or heirs of the decaased, if
any there be. - -
8e-. SVAnd be-ftfuTtherenacted, .That pensions
which may be , granted, in pursuance of the pro
visions of this act, to persons who may have been,
or shall be, employed in tbe military or naval ser
vice of tbe United Slates,. shall commence on the
day of the discharge of such persons in aU cases
In which the Application for such provisions is
niea witnin one year alter me aaie oi said Ols
charge; and in cases in which the application is
not filed during said year,, pensions granted to
persons employed as aforesaid shall commence on
tbe day of tue tiling of t he application.
8ec.'6. And be it further enacted, That the fees
of agents and attorneys for making out and caus
ing to be executed tiie papers necessary to estab
lish elaim for a pension, bounty, and other al
lowance, before the Pension Office tinder this act,
shall not exceed the following rates : For making
out and causing to be duly executed a declaration
by the applicant, with the necessary affidavits-, and
forwarding the same to Itu Pension Office, with
therequisite correspondence, five dollars. In cases
wherein-additional testimony Is required by the
Commissioner of. Pensions,, fqr each affidavit so
required and executed and forwarded (except the
affidavits of snrgeous, for which such agents and
attorneys shall not be entitled to any fees,) one
dollar and fifty cents.
Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That any
agent or attorney who shall, directly or indirect ly,
demand or receive any greater compensation for
his services nnder this act than is prescribed in
the preceding sectiou of this act, or who shall
contract or agree to prosecute any claim for a
pension, bounty, or other allowance under this
act, on the condition that he shall receive a per
centum upon, or any portion of the amount oi
such claim, or who shall wrongfully withhold from
a pensioner or other claimant the whole or any
part ol the pension or claim allowed and due to
such pensioner orclaimant, shall be deemed guilty
ot a high misdemeanor, and upon conviction
thereof shall, for every such offence, be fined not
exceeding three hundred dollars, or imprisoned
at hard labor not exceeding two years, or both,
according to the circumstances and aggravations
ol the offence. 1
. Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the
Commissioner ot reusioua be, aud he is hereby,
euipowereu to appoint, at his discretion, civil sur
geons to make the biennial examinations ot pen
oiouei s which are or may be required to be made
by law, and to examine applicants for invalio
pensions, wiiere he shall deem uii examination by
.t surgeon to be appointed by him necessary ; aud
the fees fir each ot such examinations, and the re
liiisite certificate thereof, shall be one dollar aud
.ilty cents, which fees shall be paid to the surgeon
iy the person examined, i'orwhich he shall take
i receipt, and lorward the same to the Pension
ifflce; and upon the allowance of the claim of the
person examined, the Commissioner of Pensions
Miall furnish to such person an order on the peu
ion agent of his State ior the amount of the sur
Sec. 9. And be it further enacted. That the
Jommissioner of Pensions, on application made
o uiin in person or by letter by auy claimants or
applicants for pension, bounty, or other allowance
required by law to be adjusted and paid by tue
1,'eusion Office, shall furnish such claimants, free
ot all expense or charge to them, al such printed
instructions and forms as may be necessary in es
tablishing and obtaining said claim ; and in case
such claim is prosecuted by an agent or attorney
of such claimant or applicant, ou the issue of a
certificate of pension or the granting of a bounu
r allowance, the Commissioner of Pensions shail
forthwith notify the applicant or claimaut tha.
such certificate uas been issued or allowance made,
aud the amount thereof
Sec. 10. And be it further enacted. That tbe pi
lots, engineers, sailors, and crews upon the gu.j
boats aud war vessels of the United States, win,
nave not been regularly mustered into the servio.
of the United States, shall be entitled to thesatm
bounty allowed to persons of corresponding rank
iu the" naval service, provided they continue in
service to the close of the present war; and al.
persons serving as aforesaid, who have been oi
may be wounded or incapacitated forservice, sliui.
'! cutitled to receive for such disability the peu
sion allowed by the provisions of this act, to tuos
ot like rank, and each and every such person shal.
receive pay according to corresponding rank in
the naval service: Provided, Tuat no person re
ceiving pension or bounty nnder the provision,
of i his act shall receive either pension ur bounty
for any other service in the present war.
Sec. 11. And be it further enacted. That thi
widows and heirs of all persons described in tin.
lust preceding seetion who have been or may bt
employed us aforesaid, or who have been or may
be killed iu battle, or of those who have died oi
.-hall die of wounds received while so employed,
shall be paid the bounty and pensions allowed bv
tae provisions of this act, according to rank, as
provided m tne last preceding section.
Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That the
Secretary of ihe Interior be, and he is hereby, au
thorized to appoint a special agent for the Pensiou
Office, to ussist in the detection of frauds against
the pension laws, to cause persons committing
such frauds to be prosecuted, and to discharge
such other duties as said Secretary may require
li mi to perform ; which said agent shall receive
for his services an annual salary of twelve hundred
dollars, and his actual travelling expenses incur
red in the discharge of his duties shall be paid by
Sec. 13. And be it further enacted. That a'l acts
and parts ot acts inconsistent with the provisions
ot this act be, ana tne same are hereDy, re
Approved, July 14, 1862.
An Act to establish certain Post-Roads.
Be it euacted by the Senate and nouse of 1e
prueentdtive of the United States ot America in
Congress assembled. That the bridge partly con
structed across the Ohio River at Steubenville, in
tueStute of Ohio, abutting on the Virginia short -of
said river, is hereby declared to be a lawf ul
structure: Provided, That when completed, il
constructed without a draw, it shall leave an un
obstructed headway in tbe channel of the river ol
not less than ninety feet above low-water mark,
and such channel or water-way shall have an un
obstructed width of not less than three hundred
tcet between the piers next to said chaunei or
water-way; and one of the spans next adjoining
thereto shall not be less than two hundred and
twenty feet in length; or said bridge, if construct
ed with a draw, the same to be constructed under
tiie limitations and conditions provided in the
fourth section of this. act.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, Thatthe said
bridge and Holiday's Cove railroad are herein
declared a public highway, and established a post
road for the purpose of transinissiou of mails of
the United States, and that the Steubenville and
Indiana Railroad Company, chartered by the leg
islature of the State of Ohio, and the Holliday's
Cove Railroad Company, chartered by the State
of Virginia, or either ot them, are authorized to
complete, maintain, and operate said road and
bridge when completed, as set forth in the pre
ceding section, anything in any law or laws of the
abov named States to the contrary notwithstand
ing. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall
be lawful for any other railroad companies or
companies, whose line or lines ol road may now
or shall hereafter be built to the Ohio River,
above the mouth ol the Big Sandy River, in ac
cordance with the terms of the charter or char
ters of such company or companies, to build a
bridge across said river for the more perfect con
nection of any sueb roads and for the passuge of
trains thereof, under the limitations and condi
tions hereafter provided..
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted. That any
bridge erected underthe privileges of this act may,
at the option of the company or companies build
ing the same, be builteitherasadrawbridge, with
a pivot or other form ol draw, or with- unbroken
and continuous spans: Provided, That if thesaid
bridge shall be made with unbroken and continu
ous spans, it shall not be of less elevation than
ninety feet above low-water mark over the chun-
nel ot the said river; nor in any case less than
forty feet above extreme' high water, as under
stood at the point of location, measuring for such
elevation to the bottom chord of the bridge ; nor
shall the span ol such bridge, covering the main
channel ot the river, be less thun three hundred
feet in length, with also one of the next adjoining
spans of not less than two hundred and twenty
feet in length, and the piers of said bridge shall be .
parallel with the current of the river as near as
practicable: And provided,' also, -That if any
bridge built under this act shall be const ructed as
a drawbridge, the same shall be constructed with
a span over the main channel of tbe river, as un
derstood at the time of the erection of the bridge,
of not less than three hundred feet in length, and
said span shall not be less than seventy feet above
low-water mark, measuring to the bottom chord
of the bridge, and one of tue text adjoiningspans
shall not be less than two hundred aud twenty
feet in length ; and also that there shall be a pivot
draw constructed in every such bridge, at an ae
ccseible and -navigable point, . with- spans oi not
less than ono-hundred feet in length, on each side
Of the central or pivot pier of the draw : And pro-'
vided, also, That said draw shall always be open
ed promptly, upon reasonable signal, for the pas
sage of boats whose construction may not, at tbe
time, admit of their passing nnder the permanent
spans of said bridge, except -that Mid draw shall
not be required to be opened when engines or
trains are passing over said bridge, or when pas
senger trains are due, but in no cae shall unneces
sary delay occnr in the opening of said draw after
the passage of such engines ot trains.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That any
bridge or bridges erected under the provisions ot
this act shall be lawful structures, and shall be re
cognized and known as post-routes,, upon which
, also no higher charge shall be made for thetrans-
- mission -over the same of the mails, the troops,
and munitions of war of the United 8tates, tnan
the rate per mile whichthe company or companies
-erecting such bridge may from time to time re
ceive on the balance of their line or lines for Buch
services, and the officers and crews of all vessels,
boats, or rafts navigating the said Ohio River are
required to regulate tbe use of the said vessels and
of any pipes or chimneys belonging thereto, so as
not to interfere with the elevation, construction,
or use of any of the bridges erected or legalized
nnder the provisions ol this act.
Approved, July 14, 18a
An Act to amend an Act; entitled "An act to pro
hibit the Sale of spirituous Liquors and intoxi
cating Drinks in the District ot Columbia in
certain Cases," approved, August fifth, eighteen
.' . hundred and sixty-one.
: . Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives of the United States of America in
Congress tkssembled, That any person offending
against the provisions of the act entitled " An act
to prohibit the sale of spirituous liquors and in
toxicating drinks in tbe District of Columbia, in
certain cases." approved August fifth, eighteen
hundred and .sixty-one, may be tried before any
justice of the peace for tbe District o Columbia,
aua upt.n eo.iviction, shall pay a fine of twenty
dollars, or, in default of such payment, shall be
t-oiniuijti d to the jail in Washington county, in
thv District of Columbia, lor thirty days.
Sec. 2. Aud he it further enacted, That any per
sou liceiis. d, or who shall hereafter be licensed,
to sell spirituous liquors, or intoxicating driuke
withiu said District, who shall suffer or permit
any soldier or volunteer in the services of the
United States, or any person wearing the uniform
of such soldier or volunteer, to drink any spiritu
ous iiquor, or intoxicating drink upon his remi
ses siiuil be deemed guilty ot tbe same offence
. mention d in the act 'hereby amended, ai.d upon
conviction before any justice ol the peace us afore
shall be punished in the manner prescribed
by this act.
Sec 3. And be it further enacted, That any per
son convicted under the provisions of this act, and
tbe act aereby amended, sluill forfeit his license to
sell spirituous liquor, and iutoxicatingdrink; and
auy license thereafter granted to any such person
rlin-i'ig the continuance of the existing rebellior
shall be void.
Sue. 4. And be it further enacted. That all fines
collected uuder the provisions of this act, and the
act hereby amended, shall be paid to the levy
court of Washington county, in the District ol
Columbia, for the use of said court.
Approved, July 14, 1802.
An Act to further provide for the Collections of
the Revenue upon the Northern, Northeastern
and Northwestern Frontier, and lor other Pur
poses. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
prese itatives of the United States ot America in
Congress assembled, That from and alter the first
day oi October next, the master or manager of
ever vessel wuicu is enrolled or ncensea ior car
ryin ; on the coasting trade on tte northern, north
eastern, and northwestern frontiers of the United
States shall, before the departure of his vessel
frouv any port, file a manifest of his cargo with
the collector and obtain a clearance ; and if said
vessel shall touch at any ot the ports of the United
Stat .-. and there receive on board auy goods.
warjs. or merchandise, or discharge any portion
of h -r cargo, the master or manager shall report
to e collector such arrival and produce his uian
ifes". aud it shall be the duty of the collector to
end -se thereon, certified by himself, a descrip
tion if the goods, wares, or merchandise so taken
on urd or unladen, and return the same to the
mas r or inanairer. who shall deliver to the col
lect t of the port at which the unlading of the
car ; is completed, the manliest to ne placed on
file ui his office. And the owner or owners of
v,et-y vessel whose master or manager shall neg
lect to comply with tne provisions oi tuis section,
snail forfeit and pay to the United States the sum
of twenty dollars tor each ana every onence, one-
half for the use of the informer, and for which sum
the vessel shall be liable, and may be seized and
pr icecded against summarily by way of libel in
any district court of the United States having
Ju isdictlon ot the onence.
dec. 2. And be it further enacted. That collec
tors and surveyors of the collection districts on
the said frontiers are authorized to Keep on sale,
at t-ieir several offices, bl.inK manifests and clear
auces required for the business ot their districts,
and to charge the sum of ten cents and no more
for each blank which shall be prepared and exe
cuted by them.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That goods
imported nnder the reciprocity treaty with Great
Britain may be entered at any port on the north
em, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers ol
the United States, upon satislactory evidence be
ing given to the collector at the port where such
goods are offered for entry, that they are of the
growth or production of Canada, without the con
sular certificate now required.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted. That for every
entry of goods at any custom-house on the north
ern, northeastern, and northwestern frontiers of
the United States, a fee of forty cents shall be
charged by the collector, ai d accounted lor to the
8cc. 5. And be it further enacted, That the
Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby,
authorized in all cases where ports may be openuo
within the limits of insurrectionary States, during
the existing rebellion, to appoint special agents
to perform the functions of the ordiuary officers
subordinate to the Treasury Departmet at sue;,
ports: Provided, That the compensation to be al
lowed such temporary officers shall not exceed
that paid to permanent officers of the same posi
tion during the year eighteen hundred and fifty
nine, nor exceed the compensation ordinarily al
lowed to such official agents.
Approved, July 14, 1862
An act in relation to the Election of Representa
i tlves to Congress by single Districts.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled, That in each State entitled
in the next and any succeeding Congress to more
than one representative, tbe number to which
such State is or may be hereafter entitled shall be
elected by districts composed of contiguous
territory, equal in number to the number ot rep
resentatives to which said State may be entitled
in the Congress for which said election is held, no
one district electing more than one representa
tive: Provided, That the provisions of this act
shall not apply to the State of California so far as
it may affect the election of representatives to
the thirty-eighth Congress : And p ovided further,-
That in the election of representatives to
tbe thirty-eighth Congress from the State of Illi
nois, the additional representative allowed to
said State by an act entitled " An -act fixing the
number of the House of Representatives from
and alter tbe third day of March, eighteen hun
dred and sixty-three, approved March fourth,
: eighteen huudred and sixty-two. may be elected
by the State at large, and the other thirteen rep
resentatives to which the State is entitled by the
. districts as now prescribed by law in said State,
unless the legislature of said State should other
wise provide before the time fixed by law for the
election of representatives therein.
.Approved, July 14, 1802.
An act to established additional Post Routes.
Be it enacted by the Senate aud House of Rep
resentatives of the United States, ot America in
Congress assembled, That the following be estab
lished as post roads :
J CALIFORNIA .
From Carson, Navada Territory, to Aurora,
California. . -.
From lone City, via Lancha Plana, Poverty Bar,
Senny Lind, BrushvUle, Salt Spring Valley,-Cop-
teropolis, O'Byen'e .Ferry and Jefferson, to
onora. ' ''' . - . ;
-. . 1 1' v-.r DELAWARE. -;
From Townsend, Via Black Bird, to UOsySS
villev: , - r - - - -
- -T . MASSACHUSETTS.
- From Hancock to Lanesborough. -'.;. .
' From Grandview, via Newtonvflle, Fuffaloville,
Santa Claus, and Morgan Hill, to Ferdinand.
, From Madison, via Brooksburg and Braytown
to Nount Stirling, and thence via Howe and Man
nible to Madison. -.
From Freedom, in Owen County in Indiana, by
way of Arney, intersecting the present establish
ed route at Ha uservillc.
From Harrison, Ohio, to Mount CarneL Indiana.
From Ogden to Rush ville.
From Sullivan, via Merom, Indiana, and Pale
stine, Illinois, to Robinson, Illinois.
From New Point. (Rossburgh Post umce.l via
Saint Maur ce, to Ciarksburgh.
1'rom Waterloo caty to Angola.
From Bremen, via Heoton and MUward, to
From Metamora. via Low Point and Washburn,
to Locon. x
From Toulon, via fSlmiro, Osceola, and Nepon-
set, to Sheffield.
From Slielbyvllle, via Holland, Accommoda
tion, and Mowkinson, to Freemanton.
From Wilton to Weld.
From Frankfort, via Beuzonio, to Traverse
City. . -
I rom Ionia to Stanton.
From Middleville to Wayland.
From Miles, via Berrien Centre, - Berrien
Springs, Eau Claire, Pipestone, and Sodus, to
saint J oseph.
From Des Moines. Polk County, Dalmanutha,
From Decatur City, via Terre Houte, Decatur
County, to Eagleville, Harrison County, Mis
souri. MISSOURI. - .
From Perryville, via Brihle's Store and Steal
er's Mill, to Greene.
From the old depot ot the JNorth ilia ouri itau-
i-oad Company, in First street, Saint Louis, via
tne railroad track, through blocks two hundred
and thirty-four und two hundred and tuirty-tnree,
aud alomr Lewis street, as the r ilroad. has been
located by the government of the United States,
l aence tu rough block two hundred aud tweuty
scven, to Front or Kevee street, and along said
track laid on said street to the depots, respec
tively, ol the Pacific and Iron Mountain railroads
From Fallston to Pleasantvillc.
From Berkley ville to Hempstead.
From Union, via Wakefield. North Wakefield,
Wooil borough, Ossipee, Ossipee Centie, and Ef-uii-a.uui
fulls, to Freedom.
From Bloomingdale to Brighton.
From Cherry Valley, via West Andover and
Andover, Onto, to Espyville, Pennsylvania.
From Cold Water to'New Bremen.
From Barnsville to Mahonoy City.
From Pine Grove, via Friedensburg, to Schuyl
From Easton, via Martin's Creek, Boston, and
Mount Bethel, to Dill's Ferry.
From Miltenberger's via Phillip Kresge's to
From Moscow, via Slote's Corners, Dalesville,
and Springbrook, to Pittston.
From Centreville, via, Bovard's Mills, to An
nandale. From Wafordsburg, via Mount Airy, Emma
ville, and Cherry Grove to Bloody Run.
From Brickerville, via Eberly's Store and Lin
colu, to Ephrata, Lancastor County.
From Barton Landing, via Coventry and Salem,
From Chelsey to Williamstown.
From Denver, via Burlington and Laporte, to
From Cache Creek, via Pencha Pass, to Conejos.
From Colorado City to Russellville.
From I'ueblo, via Huerfano to Tr. nidad, on the
From Cannon City, via the Arkansas Route and
Pass, to Camp Crittenden, in Utah Territory.
From Walla-Walia to Fort Co". ville.
From Vancouver City to Walla-Walla.
From Fort Madison, via Muckeltre Atsalada,
Approved, July 14, 1862.
An Act concerning tue Courts of the United
States in and for the District of Michigan.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives ot tue United States of AmericaMn
Congress assembled, Tuat in addition to the
courts now provided by law to be held in the dis
trict of Miehigau. a general term of the Circuit
Court of the Uuited States for said district of
Michigan shall be held annually at the court room
in the city of Detroit on the second Monday of
February," and that all writs, bills, pleas-, suits,
appeals, recognizances, indictments, and all other
proceedings, civil and criminal, shall be proceed
ed with at said term in like manner as now at the
uue ami October terms of said court.
Approved, July 14, 1802.
And Act to extend tue territoiial Limits of the
Territory of Nevada.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives f tue United. States of America in
Congress assembled, That all tha part of tue
territory of the United States included within the
following limits, namely : beginning at tue point
ol intersection ol tne tony second degree of north
latitude witu tne tuirty eighth de ree of longi
tude west trom Wasuington ; tuenee ruuuing
south on tue said tuirty-eigth degree of west
longitude until it intersects tue northern bound
ary line of New Mexico; thence due west to the
tairty-nimh degree of longitude west from Wash
ington ; thence witn said tuirty-ninth degree north
to the intersection ol" said forty second degree ot
nortu latitude; tnence east with said forty-second
degree ol nortu latitude to the place of be
ginning, be, and the same is hereby, attached to
and made a part of tue Territory of Nevada, sub
ject to the limitations, restrictions, and provis
ions ol the actorganiziug the Territory of Nevada.
Approved, July 14, 1802.
An Act for chaugiugthe Place for "holding the
September Term of the District Court of the
Uuited States iu the District of Maine.
Be it enacted by the Senate and 1 ouse of Rep
resentatives of tne United States of America in
Congress assembled, That the Utrict Court of
the United States uow held at Wiscasset, in the
District of Maine on the first Tuesday ot Septem
ber of each year, be uereafter held at Bath, iu said
district,- ou the same day in each year.
Sec. 2. And 'be it further enacted. That all in
d.ciinenta, suits, informatidns, actions, proceed
ings, aud recognizances of every kind, whether
civil or criminal, snail nave day in court, and be
proceeded iu, heard, tried, . and : determined in
ttam, in tue same manner and ou the same day
they migiit be in Wucasset aforesaid.
Approved, July 14, 1802.
. Chap. CLXXV.
An Act repea ing the Law requiring Bonds of
' Paymasters and Assistant Paymasters to be ap
proved by the Judge, or -Attorney. f theDis-
: : trict in which 6uch Paymaster or Assistant Pay-
m ster shall reside. '
Be it enacted, by the Seoateand House of Rep
resentatives of tue United States "of America in
Congress assembled, .That the law requiring, the
official bond Pi a. paymaster or assistant paymas
ter in the navy to be approved by tue judge or at
torney of the United etates for the district in
which such paymaster or assistant paymaster
snail reside, be aud tue same m Jiereoy repealed,
and such bond, shall-be deemed, and taken to be
satisfactory and sufficient whenever the Secretary
of the Navy shall be satisfied on such evidence as
he shall consider proper, that such, bond ought to
approved and accepted'. ;... , .".
. Approved, July 14, 1863. : " '
- . . Chap. CLXXVIL
An At toauthorizeJUttJ5BClUiy f -tbKavy to
acceptlhe Title to League Island, ia the Dela
ware, River, for Naval Purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the.UudUd states f America in
Congress assembled. That Hie Secretary of th -.
Navy be, and he is hereby authorized to receive
'and accept from the city authorities of the city of
Philadelphia the title to League Island, in tha
Delaware River, together with the marsh east of.,
and adjacent thereto, within the First ward of the. .
said city or Phlladelphia,togetber with all ripa
rian rights and privileges thereunto belonging
and appertaining, to be used for naval purposes
bv the government of the United States i Provi
ded, That said title shall not be accepted and re
"ceived unless the same shall beperfect and inde-: t
feasible to the whole Island to low.water mark ;
nor, if upon more "thorough examination and sur
vey ot the premises by a competent board of offl- -cers
to be by him appointed, he ahaU discover
that the public Interests will not be promote by
acquiring the title ss aforesaid. - --
Sec 2. And be it further enacted. That th
board of officers to be appointed by tbe Secretary -'
of tbe Navy, according to the provisions of-tho-first
section of this act, shall before proceeding '
to any decision of the question herein betore re
ferred to them, make, a survey nd.;exmiiiatlon" .
of the harbor of New London, Connecticut, and
its surroundings, with relerence to its capacity
and fitness for a naval depot " nd navy yard, ana
whether t he public interests will not be promoted
by establishing a naval depot and navy yard in or
near said harbor ot New London instead of Lea
gue Island ; and that they also make the same in
vestigation in regard to the waters Of NarTagau
sett Bay. ' '; ' :
Approved, July 15, 1862. '
Chap.-CLXXVm. V -An
Act to amend the Act of the third of March,
1837, entitled "An Aot supplementary to the
Act entitled 'An Act to amend the Judicial -System
of the United Statea." .
.. Be it enacted by the Senate aud Honse of Rep
resentatives of the United. States of America in
Congress assembled,. That hereafter, the districts
of. Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, : and North
. Carolina shall constitute the fourth circuit; tha
districts of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama,
Mississippi, and Florida shall constitute the fifth
ciicuit; tbe districts of Louisia.ia, Texas. Ar
kansas, Kentucky, and Tenneaseesball constitute
the sixth circuit; the districts of Michigan, Wis
consin, and Illinois shall constitute the eighth
circuit, and the districts of Missouri, Iowa, Kan
sas and Minnesota shall constitute the ninth cir
cuit; and the circuit courts in the districts here
tofore included within any circuit of the Cn1td
States, which by this act are attached to a differ
ent circuit, shall beheld at the. same times and -places
as are now prescribed by law, and the cir
cuit courts in districts which by this act are for
the first time attached to circuits shall be held at
the same times and places as are now prescribed
by law for holding the district courts in said dis
tricts, except in the district of Iowa, In which the
circuit court shall he holdcn at the capital of the
State on the second Tuesday in May nd Novem
ber of each year, at which times and place terms
of the district court shall be haldctt : Provided,
this act shall not interfere' with the terms of said
district court now. provided by law for said dis
trict. The allotment of their chief justice and '
the associate justices of the said supreme court
to the several circuits shall be made as heretofore.
Sec. And be it further enacted, That so much
of any act or acts of Congress as vests in the dis
trict courts of the United States fQi tbe districts
of Texas, Florida' Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa,
and Kansas, or either of them,., the power and
jurisdiction of circuit courts be, and tbe same is
hereby, repaled; and there shall hereafter be cir
cuit courts held for said districts by the chief or
associa e justices of the Supreme Court, assigned
or allotted to the circuit to which said districts
may respectively belong, and tbe district judges
of such districts severally and respectively, either '
of whom shall constitute a quorum ; which cir
cuit conrts, and the judges thereof, shall have like
powers and exercise like jurisdiction ss other cir
cuit conrts and the judges thereof; and the said
district courts, and the judges thereof, shall have
like powers and exercise like jurisdiction as tbe "
district courts, and the judges thereof, in the
other circuits. - - '
Sec 3. And be it further enacted,. , That all ae
tions, suits, prosecutions, causes,-pleas, process,
and other proceedings, relative to any cause, civil
or criminal, (which might have been brought and
could have been originally cognizable in a circuit
court, now pending in, or returnable to the sev
eral district courts oi Texas, Florida, Wisconsin,
Minnesota, Iowa, and Kansas, acting as circuit
courts, for so empowered to act,) on the first day
of October next, 6hall be, and are hereby dec.'ared
to be, respectively, transferried, returnable, and
continued to the several circuit courts constitu
ted by this act, to be holdon within the said dis
tricts, respectively, and shall be heard, tried, and
determined therein, in the same manner as if orig
inally brought, entered prosecuted, or had in such
circuit courts. And the said circuit courts shall
be governed by the same laws and regulations as
apply to the other circuit courts of the United
States ; and the clerks ot the said courts respec
tively shall perform the same duties, and shall be
entitled to receive tl e same fees and emoluments
which are by law established for the clerks oi the
other circuit courts of the Uuited States.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted.: That all acts
and provisions inconsistent with this act be, and
the same are hereby, repealed. "
Approved, July IS, 1802.
Chap. CLXXIX. . . J
An Act to extend the Provisions of the . Act of
August four, eighteen hundred and fifty-two,
entitled " An Act to grant the Right; of Way to
all Rail and Plank Roads, fec" for.tbe term of
five Yi ars, and to amend the same. ,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of tiie United States of America in
Congress assembled, That tbe provisions of tbe
act entitled "An act ,to grant the, right of way
to all rail and plank . roads, and macadamized
turnpikes passing through the public lands be
longing to the United States," approved August
four, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, and of the
act extending the same to all of the public lands
of the United States, approved. March three,
eighteen hundred and fifty-five,. belaud tha same
are hereby, extended for tbe term of five yearn
from th fourth day of August, eighteen hundred
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That the
right of way for a railroad through the public
'ands of tbe United States lying in Wasco County
n the State of Oregon, be, and the same is bere
iy, granted to the Oregon 8 teaml Navigation
Company. - - 4 . . .
- Approved, Jnly 15, 1862.
'i Chap. CLXXX. . , r
Vn Act to prevent Members .of Congress and
Officers of the Government of the United Statea
from taking Consideration for procuring Con
. tracts. Office, or Place, from the United States,
and for other Purposes. ' . "' ,
Be it enacted by the 8enaie andHpuBe of Rep
esentatl ves of the United States of America ia
ongress assembled'. That any member of Con
ress or any officer of tbe government the Unl
d States who shall,' " irectly or indlrictly; take,
' jeeive, or agree to receive, any money; property,
r other valuable consideration, whatsoever, from
ny person or persons, lorprpcul'ingj.or; aiding to
rocure, any contract,' office, or place; lrom the
government of the United 8tates, or tiny depart
ment thereof, or from any officer of The -United
tates or any department, tiereoC 6r ,.frpni any
ffleer of tbe United St -tea,' for apy person or per-u
on s whatsoever, or for giving any Such contract,
ffice, or place to any person whomsoever, and
he person or persons who shall directly or indi
rectly offer or agree to give, pr give Or bestow any
noney, property, or othec valuabluopsideratioa
VhatBoever, for the procuring or atdipff to pro- .
ure any contract, office, or place as aforesaid,
ndany member of Congress whoabajl directly
r indirectly take, receive,. Or agree to receive any
.' loney, property, or other valuable, consideration
' hatsoever after his election as-sucl member, for
' is attention to, services, action, yote or decia
' m on any question, matter.- cause or proceeding
' bich may then be pending, or" may by law or
nder the Constitution ot the Unitedj States ba
" rought before bim in his ometal capacity, or In
' " is place of trust and profit as such member of
" iongress, shall, for every such offence, be liable
- indictment as tor -a misdemeanor in any court
f the United States having Jurisdiction thereof,
-i id on conviction thereof shall pay a fine of not
cceeding ten thousand dollars," ahcT suffer im
risonment in the penitentiary hotex deeding two
i ears. at the discretion Of the court trying the
ime, and any such, contractor -agreement, aa
4 foresaid, may. at the nrvtlon of the President of
Uuited States, be absolutely noil and void;
aa anv member or congress or ouuwr wi vuo
f Wted States convicted, as aforesaid, shall, more
ver,.be disqualified from Holding, any office of
onor, profit, or trust under the government of
le United Sta . s. , .
Approved, Jujy 16, 1863.