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OFFICIAL JOUR NAL OF THE U NITED STATES
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF NEW ORLEANS
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WISHING.
BY JEAN INGELOW.
When I reflect how little I have done.
And mid to that how little I have seen,
Then furthermore how little I have won
Of .joy or good, how little known or been,
I long for other life more full, more keen.
And yeitffi to change with those who well
have run.
Yet reason mocks me—nay, the soul, I
ween,
Granted her choice would dare to change
with none.
No, not to Teel as Bloudel when his lay
Pierced the strong tower, and Richard
answered it—
No, not to do as Eustace on the day
He left fair Calais to her weeping fit—
No, not to be Columbus, waked from sleep
When his new world rose from the charmed
deep.
UNITING MISSISSIPPI AND TEXAS.
The Jackson Pilot presents this iuforma
~toon about the proposed Meridian, Riverside
and Texas Railroad. It contemplates the
opening of a new line of railroad, uniting
Texas and Mississippi, and leaving New Or
leans out in the cold:
By a careful perusal of our railroad maps,
it can be easily seen that by the completion
of the road from Chattanooga to Meridian
(known as the Alabama Railroad), and the
above named road to the vicinity of the
mouth of Red river, thence across the State
of Louisiana, almost an air line road will
connect the city of New York with the State
of Texas.
We understand that the incorporators of
this road intend running two lines from
some point nenr the mouth of Red river.
One to run through the Opelousas country,
to connect with the Central Texas road,
thus opening the commerce and wealth of
Texas to us, bringing cheap beef and stock
from the prairies of Louisiana and the
ranges of Texas.
The other road is to go through the parish
of Avoyelles, thence to Marshall, Texas, the
present Northern terminus of the Southern
Pacific road.
Those well acquainted with the topogra
phy of the country which this road will tra
verse, will readily iiereeive the advantages
the road will have over the Memphis, Little
Rock and Marshall road, as well as other
contemplated roads, since we find very little
swamp lauds this road is to go through,
which is not the case with other roads re
ferred to. We especially invite the atten
tion of the Legislature to this road which
will place our State iu direct communica
tion with New' York and Texas by means of
a grand trunk line.
But outside of these extraordinary con
siderations it will secure to us many other
advantages, in the development of our ag
ricultural resources, resulting from easy
transportation of our products.
We learn that a line of this road will lie
by Woodville to Riverside, so that a short
line from Natchez to this rond would put
that citv in direct communication with
Texas, New Orleans and the Northern
States. We are not in favor of railroad
rings, neither will we aid them; but in this
instance, if the incorporators do not ask
too much, inasmuch as our Legislature has
not passed any general railroad hill this
session, and possibly will not, we would
suggest that thev take up this hill at the
earnest day possible, and act upon it.
Let them accomplish the act of giving us
at least one road before tbeir adjournment.
The New Yoik Standard says:
It wns quite time that Governor Holden
of North Carolina came to Washington for
advice and aid. He says that iu one judicial
district three hundred whippings and four
teen murders of known Republicans have
been chronicled, with a number of rapes
and barbarities too horrible for publication.
Iu one case a burning stick w'as thrust into
a woman's mouth to Keep her from scream
ing. The civil authorities entirely failed in
their attempts to prevent or punish this
lawlessness, and the Governor organized two
'regiments of militia, with which he hoped
to preserve the peace. The President lias
sent down two companies of United States
troops, with the assurance that more can Ik?
had if necessary. How long is this violence
to continue 1 "North Carolina lias again
been obliged to scud to her physician for
medicine. Woe betide her it the Doctor
himself finds it necessary to march down.
Referring to the declination of Mr. Cor
nell as Assistant Treasurer of New York,
the Albany Journal remarks :
No one covets the Assistant Treasuryship
of New York. Iu view of its enormous re
sponsibilities it is the poorest paid office in
the United States. The, principal is not only
held responsible for the good behavior of
his subordinates, hut is required to make
good all losses which may result from any
cause whatever. It is said that Mr. Cisco,
after five or six years' service iu the office,
retired with the loss of his entire salary and
$16,000 besides. To a man of large wealth
this was a small matter; hut it would have
ruined a man of moderate means. It is,
ho wever, a very honorable office, and who
ever passes through its ordeal safely has a
certificate of integrity which will open to
him any position of trust he may covet.
Nebraska is the only State that was horn
rith a gold spoon in its mouth, that is with
four hundred miles of complete railroads.
There pre-eminently railroads precede set
tlement instead of following in its train.
The result must be that a million people
will enter it as much swifter than they did
Wisconsin, as a locomotive moves much
faster than a lazy ox, and a car than a cart.
Miss Elizabeth Garrett, was received as
doctor at the Ecole de Medicine, Paris. .She
had taken as her thesis the subject of
" Headache "—not a very interesting ques
tion—but she treated it so brilliantly that
the board at once gave her a diploma!
FIRE Of NEW
Six Acres Bnmed Or#e.
Manchester, N. H., July 8.—This morn
mg a fire broke out in one of th# buildings
in the rear of the Merchants' Exchange,
crept through the wooden buildings in that
section, and soon enveloped nearly all the
locality between Elm and Chestnut streets,
and between Hanover street and the north
and back street between Manchester auu
the Merrimac on the south. The tire burned
from five to six acres. The amount ol prop
erty destroyed is two hundred and fifty
thousand dollars, ou which there is about
one hundred and twenty-five thousand dol
lars insurance. Two hundred families
were thrown out of homes, but there was
no loss of life, and no one seriously injured.
Hon. E. W. Harrington is probably the
largest individual loser by the tire; the Ma
sonic Temple was owned by him and Dr. S.
W. Jones, worth $50,000: "insured for $20,
000. Harrington &, Johnson's loss is about
$65,000, partially insured. J. G. A. Sar
geant's loss $10,000, insured for $3000. John
B. Clark, proprietor Daily Mirror, whose
otiiee was partially destroyed, estimates his
loss at $10,000, with $8000' insurance. First
Baptist Church burned; loss $2000. A large
number of mechanics and small tradesmen
are among the sufferers.
Co-Operation in the Shoe Trade,
At the regular monthly meeting of the
New England Shoe and Leather Associa
tkm in Boston. Mr. Walker, of Worcester,
called their attention to the following words
which appeared iu an article in the New
York Tribune of July 1:
It is'discouraging to find that the shoe
manufacturers of Massachusetts have lie
termined to do everything in their power to
prevent the experiment of co-operation from
having a fair trial. The leather dealers are
pledging themselves to give co-operators no
credit, while the jobbers and wholesale
dealers will decline to buy their merchan
dise. To this miserable muddle of passion,
folly and selfishness, both sides have come at
last.
The president, William B. Spooner, said
that no such position had been taken by the
manufacturers, and that no such sentiments
were entertained by them. He was a manu
facturer and seller of leather, and that he
should he very glad to see co-operative so
eieties formed and see, them successful.
That if thev or any one else came to buy
leather of him, the only question lie should
ask was: Is the security adequate l Shall I
get my pay? He was "ready oud desirous
to self goods to any oue who would pay him.
As far as he knew, these sentiments were
universal among the whole shoe and leather
trade.
Almost all the shoe and leather manufac
turers and dealers came from the ranks of
operatives in those branches of business,
and had strong sympathy with those who
were still in the ranks, and desired their ad
vancement and success.
Other meutliers of the association made
brief speeches, fully confirming the state
ments of the president.
The Grant Column for 187*2.
The Frederick (Maryland) Hepnbliean is
"glad to see that the renomination by the
Hepubfiean of last week of General Grant
for President in 18*2, has set iu motion the
column which bids fair to carry the stand
ards of the Republican party to victory two
years hence. The success of General Grant's
administration, becoming, as it does, more
marked and decided each day, points un
mistakably to liiin as the great popular
leader for 1872, and unless we greatly mis
take the wisdom of the American people,
his re-election will be well nigh unanimous.
The New York Tribune, the only Repub
lican paper of any influence which ad
vocated Chase's nomination iu 1868. predicts
General Grant's re-election in 1872, and the
Baltimore American of Saturday contained
a powerful double-leaded editorial, de
claring General Grant's renomiuatiou and
re-election essential to the continued and
increased prosperity of the country. The
current has sot in, and although politicians
may attempt to stem it, the people will
swell it into thunder tones of victory."
The Empress Eugenie a few days since
told a deputy dn midi a little anecdote,
quite pendant to the history of a similar
episode in the life of the Empress Josephine.
Said the Empress to the deputy: ''One day
in the summer of 1856, 1icing very fond of
the Pyrenees, as my wont usually was. I
was at the Eaux-Bouues, when I was met in
the country by an old woman named
Marianettc, who was universally considered
to lie crazy. She begged, and I gave her,
much to her astonishment, a piece of gold,
upon which she looked iu my face fixedly
for a moment, and then said: 'They say I
am mad, I know, but I am not mad, though
I speak as others do not; as a proof, remem
ber this: one day, and soon too, you shall
Ik* an Empress.' " Her majesty said, "At
that moment so improbable, as a Spaniard,
was any such prospect, that I only enter
tained it as a wild raving, but on tiie very
day I became an Empress, the fact reverted
vividly to my mind, and I caused inquiry to
be made for Marianettc. with the desire to
grant her a pension for life, lmt learned,
with regret, that she had died two days be
fore."
A New York dispatch says:
Among the arrangements which have
been repudiated siuce the Vanderbilt party
acquired the controlling influence in the
affairs of the Luke Shore road, is said to be
oue by which the Erie line was to be allowed
to run into the Union Dejiot at Cleveland
on condition that Gould and Fiske aban
doned the project of building a through line
to Chicago. Having been notified of the,
nullification of this agreement liy Vander
bilt, Gould and Fiske have, it is said, en
tered into arrangements for the immediate
commencement of the construction of the
Erie and Atlantic and Great Western lines
to Chicago from Cleveland.
The new Erie extension will wind along
the lake shore to Sandusky and Toledo,
from which latter point it will strike out for
Chicago by an air-line. It is asserted
that the project meets with great favor
throughout the West, and leading capitalists
of Cleveland and Chicago and other promi
nent men interested in sections to be bene
fited by the opening of the new line have
agreed to subscribe all the capital required.
We copy this from the New Y'ork Tri
bune:
We hear highly favorable reports of the
progress of Miss Minnie Houck, who, after
singing with marked success in Germany
and Russia, has been re-engaged for the
Imperial Opera at Vienna, where she will
appear iu September. She sang there, it
will be rememliered, last year, and some of
the best German authorities in musical
criticism are enthusiastic in her praise. All
accounts agree in representing the improve
ment in her singing since she wentahroadas
decided. She lias a voice of very beautiful
quality, and she has talent also, and we re
joice to hear that she is so rapidly attain
ing the high position which we have often
predicted for her.
The New York Herald calls this speaking
out in meeting:
At a Democratic meeting in Fairfield
county, Ohio, the other day. it was resolved
that the war for the I nion "was a partisan
war for the spoils" and "a violation of the
constitution;" that the war debt "Ls a fraud
upon the |>eo]ile," and that "we are In favor
of disowning the bonded debt, or. in other
words, are in favor of repudiating it; and if
paid, we are in favor of letting the abolition
party and its negro allies pay it." Why
don't the sensible Democrats keep these
copperheads quiet
The Washington Star says that "Shoo
Fly" has got into the Senate. Recently,
Mr. Hamlin, in the course of his speech on
the income tax question, paused to interro
gate Mr. Morrill in regard to what he con
strued to be a vigorous expression of dis
sent by that gentleman to his proposition
that it was necessary to replace the income
tax by a taxon sugar. Mr. Morrill intimated
that it was a mistake; he had not dissented.
"But," said Mr. Hamlin, ''.vou shook your
head." Whereupon Mr. Morrill explained
that he had shaken liis head to get a flv off,
and the matter ended with a ripple of
laughter among the grave and reverend
seignors.
A clergyman in a Connecticut town de
clined an increase of his salary to $500, lie
eause the collection of $460 was all he could
stand.
O F
LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.
Passed at the Second Session of the Forty
First Congress.
(Public—N o. 84.J
AN ACT to regulate the salaries of chief
justices and associate justices in the Ter
ritories.
Be it enated by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled, That from
and after the passage of this act the sala
ries of the chief justices and associate jus
tices of the Territories of New Mexico,
Washington, Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado,
Montana. Idaho", Dakota and Utah, shall be
three thousand dollars each per annum.
Approved, June 17, 1870.
[Public —No. 85.] .
AN ACT exempting from taxes certain
property in the District of Columbia, and
to amend the "Act to provide for the cre
ation of corporations in the District of
Columbia by general law."
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled, That from
and after the passage of this act all
churches and school-houses, and all build
ings, grounds and property appurtenant
thereto and used in connection therewith,
in the District of Columbia, shall be exempt
from any and all taxes or assessments, na
tional. municipal or county.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That
sa vings banks may be organized within the
District of Columbia under the provisions
of section four of an act " to provide for the
creation of corporations in the District of
Columbia liv general law," and the limita
tion of twenty years provided for in said
section for the existence of corporations
created under and by virtue of the provis
ions of said section shall not apply to cor
porations formed only for the purpose of
life insurance.
Approved, June 17, 1870.
[Public—N o. 86.]
AN ACT to provide for furnishing artificial
limbs to disabled soldiers.
Be it enacted, by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled, That every
soldier who was disabled during the late
war for the suppression of the rebellion, anil
who was furnished by the War Department
with an artificial limb, or apparatus for re
section, shall be entitled to receive a new
limb or apparatus as soon after the passage
of this act as the same can practically [practi
cably] furnished, and at the expiration of
every five years thereafter, under such regu
lations as may be prescribed by the Surgeon
General of the army: Pro tided. That the
soldier may, if he so elect, receive, instead
of said limb or apparatus, the money value
thereof, at the following rates, viz: For arti
ficial legs, seventy-five dollars; for anus,
fifty dollars ; for feet, fifty dollars; for ap
paratus for resection, fifty dollars.
Sec. 2. And In? it further 'enacted. That
the Surgeon General shall certify to ,tlie
Commissioner of Pensions, a list of all sol
diers who have elected to receive money
commutation instead of limbs or apparatus,
with the amount due to each, and the Com
missioner of Pensions shall cause the same
to l>e paid to such soldiers in the same man
ner as pensions are now or hereafter may
be paid.
Sec. 3. And lie it further enacted. That
every soldier who lost a limb during the
late war, but from the nature of liis injury
was not able to use an artificial limb, and
consequently received none from the gov
ernment. shall be entitled to the benefits of
this act and shall receive money commuta
tion as hereinbefore provided.
Approved June L, 1876.
[Public—N o. 87.]
AN ACT to establish a police court for the
District of Columbia and for other pur
JMISCS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Cougress assembled. That there
shall be established in the District of Colum
bia a court to Ik* called the Police Court of
the District of Columbia, which shall have
original and exclusive jurisdiction of all of
fenses against the United States committed
iu the District of Columbia, not deemed
capital or otherwise infamous crimes, that
is to say, of all simple assaults and batteries,
and all other misdemeanors not punishable
by imprisonment in the penitentiary; and
of all offenses against any of the ordinances
of the city of Washington, or of the city of
Georgetown, or laws of the levy court of
the county of Washington. It shall Ik*
composed of one judge, who slqill Ik*
man learned in the law, and
who shall be appointed by the Presi
dent of the United States, by and with
the advice and consent of the Senate, and
■shall hold the office for the term of six
ars. Before entering upon the duties of
liis office lie shall take the oath preseribed
for judges of the courts of the United
States.
Sec. 2. And he it further enacted, That
the salary of said judge shall Ik* three thou
sand dollars ]K*r annum. The said court
shall have power to appoint a clerk at a
salary of two thousand dollars per annum,
who shall hold his office during the pleasure
of said court. He may appoint one deputy,
with the eonseut of the court, if the busi
ness shall require it, to be paid sueli compen
sation as may Ik* allowed by the court, not
exceeding one thousand dollars per annum.
Said clerk shall give bond with surety, ami
take the oath of office as precribed by la w for
clerks of district courts of the United
States. He shall have ]K»wer to administer
oaths and affirmations, and iu his absence his
deputy may administer the same.
See. 3. And l*e it further enacted. That
prosecutions in said police court shall Ik* by
information under oath, without indictment
by grand jury or trial by petit jury: but any
party deeming himself aggrieved by the
judgment of said c ourt may appeal to the
criminal court held b ; v a justice of the
supreme court of thfi Distric t of Columbia,
and In suet case tli»> appeal shall l>e tried ou
the information tiled in the court below, cer
tified to said criminal court by a jury in at
tendance thereat, as though tile ease had
originated therciu.
See. 4. And be it further enacted. That
said police court shall hold a term cm the
first Monday of every month, and continue
the same from clay to day as long as may be
necessary for the transaction of its business.
Said judge shall have power to issue process
for the arrest of persons agaiust whom infor
mation may be filed, or complaint under oath
be made, to compel the attendance of wit
nesses; and said court may enforce any of
its judgments or sentences by fine or impris
onment, or l>y both. Iu ease s arising out of
violations of any of the ordinances of either
of sayl cities, or of the laws of said lew
court, suc h process shall be directed to the
chief of the* Metropolita police of the Dis
trict of Columbia, who shall execute the
same, and make return thereof, in like man
ner as in other eases; but iu cases now cog
nizable in the said criminal court the pro
cess shall he direc ted to the marshal of said
district, except iu cases of emergency, when
it may be directed to said chief " of the
Metropolitan police; and for his ser
vices the marshal shall receive the
same fees prescribed for like service in said
criminal court, to be paid as provided for iu
section fourteen of this act. Such process
shall be under the* seal of said police c ourt,
and shall bear a teste in the name of said
judge, and be signed by the clerk. And in
cases of sickness, absence or disability of
*aid police judge, either of the justices of
tlie supreme court of the District of Colum
bia shall designate some justice of the peace
of said District to discharge the duties of
said iKilice judge, until suc h disabilitv be re
moved, who shall takff tlie same oatli as is
prescribed for said judge of the* police court,
and shall receive'the sum of ten dollars per
day for the time he shall serve, to Ice paid
m the same manner as the salary of said
police judge, is paid.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That
said police eourt shall have power to punish
contempts and to issue all process neces
S ? r n i ™ 1C cxer eise of its jurisdiction, and
shaft have a seal. But said eourt shall not
have power to naturalize foreigners.
oec. 6. And be it further enacted. That said
police court may appoint bailiffs, not exceed
ing two, who shall receive for their services
three dollars each for ever^ day> atteud
,mt# upon said coint to be paid as provided
for 3a section fourteen of this act, upon cer
tificate of said service by the judge of saiu
court. _ , _ .
Sec. 7. And* be it further enacted. That
there shall lie no fee charged for any ser
vice by the clerk of said police court. Iue
witnesses shall receive the same fees as are
allowed for similar service and attendance
in the criminal court, and be paid by the
local jurisdiction iu which the offense shall
be committed. . _ . .
Sec. 8. And be It further enacted. That in
all appeals from said police court, the party
applying for appeal shall enter into recog
nizance, with sufficient surety to be ap
proved by the judge, for his appearance at
the criminal court then in session, or at the
next term thereof, if said criminal court be
not in session session. there to prosecute
said appeal and to abide by the judgment ot
said criminal court; said recognizance
so approved and the information
or complaint shall be immediately
transmitted to the clerk oi the supreme court
of the District of Columbia. Upon such re
cognizance being given, all fiu'tlier proceed
ings in said police court shall be stayd, and
the judgment iu said criminal court shall be
final in the case. . , m, .
Sec. 9. And lie it further enacted. That
the bailiffs of said court may act as deputies
for tlie marshal of said District ot C olumbia
for the 'service of process issued by said
court. ,
See. 10. And be it further enacted, That
said police eourt shall be provided with a
suitable place for the holding of its sessions
at the expense of the District of Columbia,
to Ik* apiKirtioued as provided for in section
fourteen of this act. Said court shall have
power to do all acts which may he necessary
to the exercise of its jurisdiction hereby con
ferred. , _
Sec. 11. And lie it further enacted, That
upon the failure of any party appealing
from the judgment ot "said police court
to the criminal eourt, to enter into re
cognizance, as provided lor in section
eight, he shall he committed to .jail to await
his trial upon liis appeal, and said trial shall
be had in said criminal court as though said
recognizance had been entered into. In
every case of appeal the court below Khali
send up the information or complaint filed
in the cause, and a copy ot the record of all
proceedings duly certified in the criminal
court
Sec. 12. And l>o it further enacted, That
snitl ]Kilice eourt shall have power to take
the acknowledgment ot deeds and to ad
minister oaths and affirmations to public
officers.
Sec. 13. And be it further enacted. That
said police eourt shall have power to make
such rules and regulations as may be
deemed necessary and ]irojK*r for conduct
business therein. Contempts may bi
punislied by fine and imprisonment, or by
either; but" the fine shall in no ease exceed
twenty dollars, nor the imprisonment be lor
a longer time than forty-eight hours.
Sec. 14. And lie it further enacted. That
the salaries of said judge and clerk ot the
said ]Kilico eourt. the compensation ot said
deputy clerk and bailiffs, anil the fees ot the
marshal of said district, shall be paid quar
terly by tlie projK'r authorities of the cities
of Washington and Georgetown and the
levy eourt of the county ot \\ ash
ington; eighty per centum thereof
to be paid by the city ot
Washington, twelve per eentum by the city
of Georgetown, and eight per
eentum liy the levy court aforesaid.
Sec. 15. And lie it further enacted. That
all tines, penalties, costs, and forfeitures im
posed or taxed liy said juilice court, shall be
collected by the marshal aforesaid, or by
the chief of tlie Metropolitan police, as tin*
case may Ik*, on process ordered liy said po
lice court, and by him paid over to the proper
authorities of said cities and levy court,
in the same proportion as aforesaid. But the
fines, penalties, costs, and forfeitures, aris
ing from the violation of the ordinances of
said cities and the acts of the levy court,
shall lie paid to the proper authorities ot
said jurisdictions, resjKctively, wherein the
violation was committed.
Sec. 16. And be it further enacted. That
it shall Ik* the duty of the attorneys of sliid
cities and of said levy court or their assis
tants, to attend to tiie prosecution in said
police court of all offenses arising from vio
lations of any of the ordinances of said cities,
or of the acts of said levy court respectively:
and for their services they shall lie jiaid liy
their resjiective authorities; and it'shall Ik*
the duty of said cities and of said levy court
to levy and collect yearly such taxes as may
Ik* necessary to defray the expenses incurred
under this act.
Sec. 17. And lie it further enacted. That
it shall he the duty of the United States at
torney for the District of Columbia, in por
son or by one or more of his assistants or
deputies, to attend to tlie prosecution ui said
IKilice court of such offenses as have
heretofore lieeu cognizable, in said
criminal eourt. for which service he
shall 1 m? paid the same fees as
are now allowed for sueli service in said
criminal court, under tin* first section of the
act of Congress approved February twenty
six, eighteen hundred and fifty-three. Here
after it shall not he lawful for the Attorney
General of the United States to allow any
compensation to the United States attorney
for the said District of Columbia for anv
jiemianent assistant or deputy: nor shall
said attorney of the United States for said
District lie allowed any sum hv the Secre
tary of tlie Interior or Attorney General for
his office expenses, clerk hire, fuel, station
ery, or other incidental expenses; lmt said
attorney for said District shall hereafter pay
to liis deputies or assistants not exceeding in
all four thousand dollars per annum, also
liis clerk hire not exceeding twelve hundred
dollars per annum, office rent,'fuel, station
ery, printing and other incidental expenses
out of tlie fees of his office, taxed and
allowed tinder the provisions of said first
section of said act of February twenty-six,
eighteen hundred and fifty-three, which
said fees shall Ik* paid to him quarterly at
tlie Treasurv of the United States, on the
first days of January, April, July, and Oc
tober in each year, iqion a return in writing
made to the Secretary of the Treasury in
such form as he shall prescribe, embracing
all the fees and emoluments of liis office
under the oath of said attorney for said Dis
trict and the certificate of a judge of or
justice of the eourt wherein tlie services
may have been rendered, that the ser
vices for which said fees are charged have
been performed ; and so much of the third
section of said act approved February
twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and fifty
three," as relates to the compensation of tlie
United States district attorneys, and the
allowance of their office expenses, clerk hire
or other incidental expenses, shall not here
after apply to said attorney for said District
of Columbia: Provided. That tlie compensa
tion of said district attorney shall not exceed
six thousand dollars per annum.
Sec. 18. And he it further enacted, That
the said attorney of the United States for
the District of Columbia, antic very assistant
or deputy by him duly apiiointed, shall be.
and is hereby, authorized and empowered
to administer oaths or affirmations
to witnesses in criminal cases,
aud in all cases where a justice
oi tlie peace is authorized to do
so: and if any person to whom such oath or
affirmation may he administered as afore
said shall wilfnily and falsely swear or affirm
touching any or thing material to
the point in question whereto lie
or she shall he examined, he or
she shall be deemed guilty of peijury,
aud upon conviction thereof shall be sen
tenced to suffer impsisonment and labor in
the ]K*nitentiary, for the first offense for a
period of not less than two fn]or more than
ten years, and for the second offense for not
less "than five (n]or more than fifteen years.
Sec. 19. And he it further enacted, That
no justice of the peace iu said
District of Columbia shall hereafter exer
cise any jurisdiction over crimes and of
fenses committed in said District, either for
examination to commit or hold to hail, or for
final.judgment, except that any justice of
the peace"may, on complaint under oath or ac
tual view, issue warrants against persons ac
cused of such offenses, which shall Ik* return
able to the said police court.and he shall make
a record of his proceedings iu eyery case, in
a book to lie kept for that purpose. And all
acts of Congress authorizing justices of the
.peace to sit at the respective station-houses,
to hear charges against persons who may be
arrested and carried thereto, and fixing
compensation thereto, arc hereby repealed.
Sec. 20. And lie it farther enacted, That
the judge of said police court mat examine
and commit, or hold to bail, iu all offences,
whether cognizable in said police court or fn
the criminal court of said District.
Sec. 21. And be it further enacted, That
hereafter the marshal of the District v£
Col urn Via, in all civil natft, Any deifcand and
receive payment of liis-feee before servin'
any process therein, except in cases in whic
/process
the United States may be a party, or of fieri
facias, or where the court or any justice
thereof uiay'order suit to be instituted with
thereof may
out prepayment of costs.
See. 22. And be it further enacted, That
this act shall go into operation withiu ten
days after the approval by the President;
anil all acts and parts of acts inconsistent
with the provisions of this act are hereby
repealed. But the provisions of this act
shall in no wise affect the proceedings in any
ease pending in the said criminal court of
the District of Columbia at the time when
this act shall take efteet, hut the same may
Ik* prosecuted to final judgment and execu
tion the same as if this act had not been
^Approved, June 17, 18i0.
[Public— No. 88.]
AN ACT to incorporate a zoological society
in tlie city of Washington, District of
Columbia.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives "of the United States of
America in Congress assembled, That Hen
rv D. Cook, George |W. liiggs, James C.
Kennedy, Spencer F. Baird, General O. O.
Howard", T. W. Bartley, Joseph Casey, Hor
ace Capron, James C. McGuire, and George
Taylor, of the city of Washington, District
of Columbia, and" their associates and suc
cessors be, and are hereby, incorporated and
made a body corporate iiy the name of the
Washington Zoological Society, and by that
name may sue and be sued, plead and Ik*
impleaded, in any court of law or equity of
competent jurisdiction, and he entitled to
use and exercise all the powers, rights, and
privileges incident to such corporations for
the purpose of establishing and maintain
ing a zoological garden in the city of Wash
ington, anil that they, the said corporators,
may purchase or lease any real or personal
estate required for the purpose aforesaid;
and after the said zoological garden shall be
established, the said company, for the pur
pose of paying the expenses of the same,
may charge and receive a fee for entry
thereunto, not exceeding twenty-five cents
for each and every person over the age of
twelve years, and ten cents for each and
every person under said age; Provided,
That said society shall, for at least one day
in each and every week, <qK*u said garden
to all classes for a charge not exceeding ten
cents each.
Sec. 2. Aud lie it further enacted, That
the said society may from time to time im
port into this country from foreign coun
tries, free of duty, all birds and animals ne
cessary for tlie establishment of said gar
den ; and in consideration thereof the said
society shall do all in their power to intro
duce valuable animals, poultry, aud birds,
aud furnish the same to persons or societies
requiring the same at the least possible cost.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That
tin? said society Ik*, and is hereby, author
ized to use, under the direction of the water
register [registrar] of the city of Washing
ton, without charge, the Potomac water for
the purpose of livdrants, ponds, aud foun
tains in said garden.
Sec. 4. And Ik* it further enacted, That
the government and direction of the affairs
of said society shall be invested in said cor
porators; anil that they shall have full
power to make and prescribe such by-laws,
rules and regulations as may become
proper and necessary for the management
of the property and interests of said society
not contrary "to this charter or the laws of
the United States.
Sec. 5. And be it further enacted. That
Congress shall have the right to amend
alter, or repeal this act at any time.
Approved, June 21. 1870.
[Public—N o. 89.]
AN ACT to incorporate an Association for
the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, iu
the District of Columbia. "
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives "of the United States of
America in Congress assembled. That N. P.
Chipman, J. P. Newman, B. IVytou Brown,
John A. L. Morrell. Mathew G. Emery,
Joseph H. Bradley, senior. William R.
Woodward, E. Whittlesey. Warren Choate.
Andrew B. Duvall, A. S. Solomons, W. G.
Metzerott. Alexander R. Shepperd, S. J.
Bowen. H. M. Sweeney, Benjamin E. Git
tings. William Tuckers, Charles H. Lane.
W. Burris, William McPheeters, E. F.
M. Faclitz, J. L. Gatchel. John R. EIvhiih.
Edgar I. Booraem. L. H. Hopkins, Thomas
P. Keene, W. 1). Blackford, F. H. Day, J.
Sayles Brown, William Laubom, E. L. Cor
bin. N. A. West. John R. Arrisou, W. A.
Farlce. Beiyamiu F. Fuller, Robert
A. Slater, Alonzo Bell, A. T.
Kinney, John J. Jett. A. M. Scott, A. C.
White", A. E. Newton, A. S. Taylor, William
H. Rowe, Robert Iteyburn, W. H. Slater,
John C. Parker, William J. Wilson, S. S.
Baker, A. Jones, S. R. Bond, John F. Cook
D. W. Anderson. George A. Hull, Charles
H. Moulton, John Edwin Mason, Allison
Xailor, Jr., David A. Burr. T. C. Grey, R.
H. Marsh, Thomas Perry, George F. Guliek
and Theodore F. Gatchel, all of the District
of Columbia, and sueli other persons as may
be associated with them iu conformity to
this act, and their successors duly chosen,
are hereby constituted and created a liody
corporate in the District of Columbia, to lie
known as the Association for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals. *
Sec. 2. "And be it further enacted. That
the officers of said corporation shall con
sist of a president, five vice presidents, oue
secretary, one treasurer, an executive com
mittee of eleven members, and such other
officers as shall from time to time seem
necessary to this society.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted. That
the foregoing officers shall be chosen from
among the members of the society.
Sec. 4. And he it further enacted, That
the said society, for fixing the terms of ad
mission of its members, for the government
of the same, for tlie election, changing, and
altering tin? officers above named, and for
the general regulation and management of
its affairs, shall have power to form a code
of by-laws, not inconsistent with the laws
of the District of Columbia, or of the
United States, which code, when formed
and adopted at a regular meeting, shall,
until modified or rescinded, be equally bind
ing as this act upon the society, its officers,
and members.
Sec. 5. And lie it further enacted, That
the jKilice force of the District of Columbia
shall, upon application of any member of
the ass<K*iation, who shall have viewed any
violation of tlie law or ordinances of the
eitjvfor the prevention of cruelty to animals,
arrest offending parties without a warrant,
who shall be taken by sueli police officer,
before a justice of tlie peace for trial: and
the proper evidence of such membership to
a police officer shall be the exhibition of a
badge or certificate of membership.
Sec. 6. And he it further enacted, That
one-lialf of all the fines collected through
the instrumentality of the society or its
agents, for violations of such laws, shall ac
crue to the benefit of said society, and tlie
other half to tin* school fund of said city or
District iu which the offense is committed.
Sec. 7. And la* it further enacted, That
the provisions of this act shall lie general
within the boundaries of the District of Co
lumbia.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That
Congress shall have power to alter, amend,
or repeal this act at any time.
Appro l ed, June 21, l"870.
[Public—N o* 91.]
AN ACT to authorize the paving and sew
erage of M street, Washington, District of
Columbia.
Be it enacted by tlie Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America iu Congress assembled, That the
mayor of Washington, tlie Commissioner of
Public Buildings, and William Sticknev,
Wilson E. Browil, and S. H. Kaufman, of
the city of Washington, Ik*, and they are
hereby, appointed commissioners for the
inn-pose of paving and sewering M street
north, between New Y'ork and Vermont
avenues, who shall serve without compen
sation; anil all vacancies occasioned by
death, or resignation, or otherwise, shall lie
filled by the supreme court of the District
of Columbia.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That
to enable the said commissioners to carry
out the pur)>ose of this* act, they shall have
the same power now conferred upon thq
corporation of the city of Washington, to
levy a t»x npon the property fronting on
said street sufficient to pay for said paving
and sewerage, which shaft he collected in
the manner now preseribed bv law,- and
when so collected, the amount thereof shall
be paid over to the commissioners aforesaid.
The said eoHuuisswaers* shall have the
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, Tha ;
"fife corporation of Washington shall pay
for paving and sewerage of the space oeca
11 *
power of <^ir$etz^ the manner of
the gas and water pipes o* sau
within the points before mentioned,
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, Taa
paving anU sewerage----- .
sioned by the cross streets and alleys ; and
such alleys aud streets as may abut against
the said M street without crossing it shall
pay the same rate as if the same was private
property. , _ ,
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted. That
this net be in force from and after its
passage, and all laws coflieting with its pro
visions are hereby repealed.
Approved, June 21,1870.
[Public—No. 90.]
AN ACT amendatory of an act approved
February fifth, eighteen hand red and
sixty-seven, and joint resolution approved
March twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred
and sixty-seven, relative to judges and
commissioners of election in the eities of
Washington and Georgetown, District of
Columbia.
Be it enaeted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assemble*!. That the
act approved February fifth, eighteen hun
dred anil sixty-seven, entitled "An act to
punish illegal voting in the District of Co
lumbia, and for other purposes," and joint
resolution approved March twenty-ninth
eighteen humlrcd and sixty-seven, entitled a
"joint resolution relative to the payment of
expenses incurred by tlie judges of election
for the eities of Washington and George
town, District of Columbia," be, and the
same are hereby amended so as to prevent
any officer or employe of the corporation of
said cities of Washington and Georgetown,
from serving either as a judge or commis
sioner of election; and no person who is a
candidate for office at the time shall serve as
judge or commissioner of election.
Approved June 21, 1870.
(Public —No. 92.)
AN ACT to require the register of wills for
the District of Columbia to give liond.
Be it enaeted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled. That the
register of wills for the District of Colum
bia shall, within thirty days after the pass
age of this aet, give a bond, with two or
more sureties (to be approved of by the
chief justice of the supreme eourt *>t said
District for the time lieing), to the United
States in the sum of five thousand dollars,
faithfully to discharge the duties of his
office aiid seasonably to record the decrees
ami orders of the orphans' court for said
District, and all wills proved la-fore him or
the said eourt, and all other matters by ex
isting laws, or any law hereafter passed,
directed to lie recorded in the said eourt, or
in the office of said register, which lnind
sliall lie entered in full upon the minutes of
the said orphans' court and the original
tiled with the records thereof.
Sec. 2. And be it further enaeted. That
any register of wills for the said district
hereinafter appointed according to law, 1 k*
fore he acts as such, shall give a similar
bond as pr**scrilK*d in the first section of
this aet, with the like sureties, in the same
iK*nalty. on the same conditions, and sub
ject to the same approval us required l>y
said first section.
Approved, June 21, 1870.
[Public— No. 93.]
AN ACT to make legal a certain aet of the
councils of the city of Washington.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America iu Congress assembled, That a cer
tain act of the councils of tlu* city of Washing
ton. approved the twenty-sixth day of Octo
ber. eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, anil
entitled "An aet for tlie relief of the trus
tees of tlu* Foundry Methodist Episcopal
Church,'' be. and is hereby, declared to be a
legal act and not inconsistent with the pow
ers of the corporate authorities of tlu* city
of Washington; and they are hereby em
jiowered aud directed to pay to said trus
tees the sum of four hundred dollars and
twenty-seven cents, in accordance with the
amount appropriated liy said act.
Approved, June 21, 1870.
[Public —No. 94.]
AN ACT to amend an act entitled "An aet
fixing tlu* compensation for the bailiffs
and criers of tlu* courts of the District of
Columbia," approved February twenty
two, eighteen hundred and sixty-seveu.
Be it enaeted by the Senate anil House of
Representatives of the United States of
America iu Congress assembled. That from
and after the passage of this act the mar
shal shall pay to each bailiff aud crier who
shall lie required to attend ujmiii the dir
triet, circuit, [and] criminal courts of tlie
District of Columbia, three dollars aud fifty
cents for each day such bailiff or crier shall
attend upon either of said courts.
Approved June 21, 1870.
[Public —No. 95.1
AN ACT relating to the Supreme Court of
the District of Columbia.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America in Congress assembled. That th*
several general terms and special terms of
thp circuit courts, district courts, and crimi
nal courts authorized by the act approved
March third, eighteen "hundred and sixty
three, entitled "An aet to reorganize tlie
courts in the District of Columbia, and for
other purposes," which have been or may Ik?
held, shall be, and are declared to be, "sev
erally, terms of the Supreme Court of the
District of Columbia; and the judgments,
decrees, sentences, orders, proceedings, and
acts of said general terms, s]teeial terms
circuit courts, district courts, and criminal
courts heretofore or hereafter rendered,
made, or hail, shall be deemed judgments,
decrees, sentences, orders, proceedings, and
acts of said Supreme Court: Provided,
That nothing herein contained shall affect
the right of uiqieal as provided by law.
Sec. 2. And lie it further enacted, That
the supreme court of the District of Colum
bia shall hereafter consist of a chief justice
aud four associate justices; and for this pur
pose there shall Ik? appointed by the Presi
dent. by and with the advice and consent of
the Senate, an additional justice of said
court, with the like powers, to take the same
oaths, to perform the same duties, and to re
ceive the same sulary, as the other associate
justices of the eourt.
Sec. 3. And he it further enacted, That
whenever, at a session of the court in gen
eral term held by four of the justices, the
court shall lie equally divided iu opinion
upon the question involve*! in any cause
argued or submitted to the court, sueli divi
sion of opinion shall be noted upon the min
utes of the court; and thereupon, und with
in four days thereafter, either party iu
sueli cause may file with the clerk oi' the
eourt a motion iu writing to have such
cause reargued before tlie five justices; and
such reargument or rehearing shall be had
as soon thereafter as conveniently may lie.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That
all the powers and jurisdiction by law now
held aud exercised by the Orphans Court of
Washington county, in the District of Col
umbia, shall hereafter lie held and exer
cised by tlie justice holding the special term
of the said supreme court for that purpose,
subject always to the same provisions as are
contained in the fifth section of the aet of
Congress entitled "An aet to reorganize the
courts in the District of Columbia, anil for
other purposes," approved March third,
eighteen hundred anil sixty-three.
ISliC. p- And be it further enacted. That
the orphans' court of Washington County,
District of Colombia, Ik*, and the same is
hereby, abolished; and all laws and parts of
laws relating to said orphans' eourt, so far
as the same are applicable to said supreme
court, are hereby continued in force in re
spect to said supreme court, and all other
laws and parts of laws relating to said or
phans' court are hereby repealed. Pro
vided. however, That nothing herein con
tained shall be construed to abolish the
office of register of Mills for said county.
Approved-June 21, 1870.
[.Public—No?, 96.]
AN ACT supplementary to? an act entitled
" An act to authorize the construction, ex
tension, aiifii use of a lateral branch of the
Baltimore and Potomac liffilroail Com
pany into and* within the District of Co
lumbia." approved February five, eighteen
hundred and seventy.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Sfouse of
Representative* "of the United Sfates of
America in Congress assembled. Tint the
Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company
be.-and they are hereby, authorized anus em
powered to extend their lateral branchi-au
thwrized by the act to width this is u sup
plement, and by former supplements to said
acts, by the way of Maryland avenue, con
formist to its grade, to the viaduct oyer the
Potomac river, at tin} city of Washington,
known as the Long Bridfje, and to extend
their tracks over said bridge, and connect
with aay railroads constructed, or that may
hereafter be constructed, in the State of
Virginia. To effect these purposes the said
Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company
are hereby authorize*! and empowered to
take possession of, hold, change, and use the
said bridge, and the draws connected there
with. in perpetuitity free of cost: Provided,
That the said Baltimore and Potomac Rail
road Company will maintain in good condi
tion ftie said tiridge for railway aud ordinary
t ravel; and the bridge shall at all times be a nil
remain a free bridge for public use for ordina
ry travel: And provided ftirther, That the
said Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Com
K shall erect and maintain the draw
jes, so as not to impede the free naviga
tion of the Potomac river, in efficient
working |con*lition at all times; and that,
until such time as the needful changes
arc mad*? *to accommodate railroad and
other traffic, as contemplated by this sup
plement, it shall be the ditty of the said
Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Company
to repair without delay all damages to the
present bridge, and maintain it without cost
to the United States: Provided, [That] said
railroad company shall give other railroad
companies the right to pass over said bridge
upon such reasonable terms as may be
agreed npon, or Congress prescribe.
Sec. 2. And be it fmtlror enacted. That if
the said Baltimore and Potomac Railroad
Company shall at any time neglect to keep
said bridge iu good repnir, and free fin
public us** for ordinary travel, the govern
ment of the United States may enter into
possession of the said bridge: and Congress
reserves the right to alter or amend this law.
Approved, June 21, 1870.
[Public— No. 97.]
AN ACT to establish the Department of
Justice.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of
Representatives of the United States of
America, in Congress assembled, That there
shall be, aud is hereby, established, an ex
ecutive department of the government of
the United States, to he called the Depart
ment of Justice, of wliich the Attorney
General shall be the head. His duties,
salary, and tenure of office shall remain as
now fixed by lax, except so far as they may
lie mollified liv this act.
Sec. 2. And be it ftirther enacted, That
there shall be in said department an officer
learned in the law, to assist the Attorney
General in the performance of his duties,
to be called the Solicitor General, and who,
in case of a vacancy in the office of Attor
ney General, or in his absence or disability,
shall have power to exercise all the duties
of that office. There shall also be continned
in said department the two other
officers learned in the law, called
the assistants of the Attorney
General, whose duty it shall he to assist
the Attorney Generaf and Solicitor General
in the iierfiirmauce of their duties, as now
required bv law.
Sec. 3. Aud lie it further enaeted, That
from and after the time when this act takes
effect, the solicitor of the treasury and his
assistants, the solicitor of internal revenue,
the solicitor ami naval judge advocate gen
eral, who shall hereafter be known as the
naval solicitor, and the clerks, messenger*,
and laborers employed in the office of the
Attorney General, and in the offices of the
solicitor" of the treasury, naval solicitor, and
solicitor of internal revenue, and the law
officer in tlu* Department of State, now
designated as the examiner of claims in said
department, shall be transferred from the
departments with whieh they are now asso
ciated to the Department of Justice; sad
said officers sliall exercise their functions
mulcr the sujK'rvision and control of the
head of tlie Department of Justice.
Sec. 4. Anil lie it further enacted. That
questions of law submitted to the Attorney
General for his opinion, except questions in
volving a construction of the Constitution
/
of tlie United States, uiav be by him re
ferred to such of his snlmrd'inates as lie may
deem appropriate, and he may require the
written opinion thereon of the officer to j !
whom the same may lie referred: and if the ?
opinion given by such officer shall lie ap
proved liy the Attorney General, such ap
proval so indorsed thereon shall give the
opinion the same force aud effect as belong
to the opinions of the Attorney General
Sec. o. And Ik* it further enaeted. That .
whenever the Attorney General deems it
necessary, he may require the Solicitor Gen
eral to argue.any case in which the govern
ment is interested before the Court of
Claims; and as to cases coming by appeal
from the Court of Claims to the Supreme
Court of tlie United States, it shall lie the
duty of the Attorney General and Solicitor
General to conduct and argue them lielbre
that court as iu other cases in which the
United States is interested. And the Attor
ney General may. whenever lie deems it for
tin* interest of the United States, condnet
and argue any ease in which the govtin
nient is interested, in any eourt of the
United States, or may require the Solicitor
General or any officer of liis department to
do so. And the Solicitor General, or any
officor of the Department of Justice, may
lie sent by the Attorney General to taj
State or district in the United States to at
tend to the interests of the United State?
in any suit pending in any' of the court*
of the United States, or" in the court
of any State, or to attend to any
other interests of the United States; f*
whieh service thev shall receive, in addi
tion to their salaries, their actual and ne
cessary expenses while so absent from the
seat ot government, the account thereof to
be verified by affidavit.
Sec. 6. Anil he it further enaeted, That
whenever a question of law arises in the ad* f
ministration, either of tlie War or Navy Re f
partment, the cognizance of which is net
given by statute to some other ottktf
from whom the head of either »f
these departments may require ailvife,
the same shall be sent to the At
torney General, to be by him referred
to the proper officer in his department pn'
A ided tor in this act, or otherwise dispart
of as he may deem proper; aud each he»'
of any department ol the government
require the opinion of the Attorney Genesd
on aft questions of laiv arising in the w
ministration of their respective depsfr
ments. .
Sec. 7. And he it further enacted, Ti»
Sec. 7. And he it further enacted, Ti»
the duties enjoined upon the Auditor of w
Ihistoffice Department liy the fourteel*
section of the act entitled "An aet to dial?
the organization of the Postoflice Dep£
nient, and to proi-ide more effectually F
the settlement of the accounts thereat
passed July two, eighteen hundred a* 1
thirty-six, shall hereafter be .performed
some officer of the Department of Jurtu'*
to be specially designated, under tlie dic
tion of the Attorney General, who shall#®
liaA'e the care of prosecutions for mail dip
reilations aud penal offenses against »> e
postal Ihavs. ,
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted. Tpj
tlie Attorney General is hereby empowet®*
to make all necessary rules a nil regulation*
for tie government of said Department p'
Justice, aud for the management and dial 11 'j
button tif its business. ;
Sec. 9. And lit? it further enacted. Th»«
tlit? several officers hereinbefore transferred
from tin? other departments to tlu* Depart'
incut of Justice shall hold their respecti' 0
offices until their successors arc duiv
qualified; and the Solicitor General, and
AA'henever A'acancies occur, the assistants ot
the Attorney General, and all the solicitous,
uid assistant solicitors mentioned in this*
act. shall lie appointed by tlu? President, by
anil Avitli the advice .aiul consent of the Sen
ate, All tlie other officers, clerks, and etn
piuyes in tin* said department shall lie ap
pointed and be removable by the Attorae .
~eneral. __ .
Sec. 16. Anil Ik* it further enaeted. TV
tlie folloAVing annual salaries shall be pa* |
to the officers hereinbefore mentioned: ( ;
the Solicitor General, sca-cu thousand ti' 1
hundred dollars; to each of tlu* assistant
of the Attoruev General, five thousand rid
lars each; to tlie solicitor ot the interns
revenue, li\ - e thousand dollars; and to to*
other officers the salaries and fees now a*
lowed liv law; and the Attoruev Genert
shaft be* allowed a stenographic clerk witJ
an animal salary of two tluiusauil dollaft
and he may appoint three additional clerk
of the- fourth class. .,
Sec, 11. And be it further enacted. That all
monevs hereafter draAvn out ot tlie trcasiw
upon the requisition of the Attorney General*
shall he disbursed by such one of the tier**
herein provided for the Attorney General a»
he may- designate; aud so much of the firs
section of the act m a kin g appropriation*
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