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OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE UNITED STATES OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF NEW ORLEANS Accusation A^ninsl the Paymaster Gen eral. In an editorial aiticle on the llodge de falcation,"the Chicago Tribune uses the lol loping language, ■which demands the serious attention both of the Executive and ot Con gress: The Secretary of War tells us '-of the astonishing lraud.s which have startled tin* country by their magnitude, and whicn provoke inquiry as to some mode for the prevention of their recurrence;" and goes ou to suggest new tests and checks ou dis bursing officers, duplicate statemeuts oi ac counts and plans ot inspection that wid oe pure to prevent any such crimes hereafter. We would like to a»k General Belknap ii he Buppost s the Hodge delalcatiou would e\er have taken jilace if the head of the pay de partment had been a temperate and sober man. Is it not well known that the baluts of the Paymaster General wholly disqualify him at times for the discharge ot the duties of his office; Is not this, indeed, the most charitable explanation of his share in Hodge's transactions ■' Is there not some thing most absurd and ridiculous iii this parade of new tests ami checks onilishu:: iug officers, this new system of duplicate statements and multiplied inspection, while you leave it iii to ho presided over by an officer often n such a state of intoxication as to he wholly unlit to discharge his daily duties ! _ __ The one reason why every administration should answer Irceiy, with persons and papers, regarding every item oi its conduct, is that it holds the purse and uses the iorce of a free people. Apart, from the general principle, how ever, there is reason enough in the history of General Grant's administration for a tigid inquiry. , It has been marked by numerous and heavy frauds ami defalca tions. Postmasters, paymasters, collectors, treasury clerks ami hank examiners have ail been stealing, embezzling uud betraying their trusts on a great scale. It is only the oilier day that it was found necessary to count over the bonus and money in the Treasury at Washington to see whether the two clerks-who had been detected as de faulters the previous week were the only ones. A short time before another clerk had been found out helping a knavish Con gressman to get payment for the sham claims of sham soldiers. A short time before that it was found that a paymaster had made away with ha'f a million: almost the same day it was found out that an assistant post master had stolen $150,000. Since then, a man whose business it is keep the govern ment and the public informed of the condi tion of the national hanks is found to leave been silent when he ought to have reported, and "to have been silent." as Grattan said, '•lor money." Moreover, all these facts cotne to light at a moment when the coun try is being literally desolated by rings: when the treasuries of many States and many cities are discovered to he in the bands of thieves; when nearly everybody, high and low, is "on the make;" when our very ambassador at a foreign court is ac cused of selliug, uot his own poor name, lor that would he nothing, hut the dignity and trust with which a great nation hud clothed bint, to a board of speculators to enable them to secure tbe mouey of widows and orphans for a tumid mining venture. Now, we do uot blame the administration for all this. It is in part the fault of the condition of the civil service, in part the fault of the times in which we live, and the social conditions by which we are sur rounded. Some ot these trauds, Paymaster Hodge's, for instance, might have occurred anywhere or under any sy.-ti m. But surely their occurrence shows that there is some thing wrong, and sure ly the success which has attended them, anil the accidental way in which nearly ai. oi them have been dis covered, naturally and ijtiily suggest the inference that there are others just as bad which might be discovered if search were made, 'liie President himself admits that there is a great dt-ui wrong by his attempt ing to reform the civil service. If that worked well, why reform it? And if it he nut yet reformed, who shall doubt the light »»r duty of Congress to overhaul it from top to bottom ? It will not do. to recur again to the example of our own Mayor Hull, to declare, when frauds are brought to the President's notice, tl.ar they do nor exist, or, if they do exist, lie is not responsible for them, but, any Low, will not have them in vestigated lest his t uetiiii s should discover Something that might damage him. The course for the public to pursue at this time is plain enough. Nobody lias any right to object to General Grant's offering himself, or to others ottering him, for re election; nor can we liml fault with them for putting iorth the acts of bis adminis tration in as favorable a light as possible in support if bis claims. They are tli ngs to be considered, and carefully considered. But, on tbe other hantl, the people, and all parts or portions of the people, have a per fect right to discuss his claims fully, to consider well the propriety of re-electing him, and to do this with A complete immu nity from all let or hindrant e or incentive on* the part of the administration, and from all imputations en their honesty and purity and political soundness.— Plantain Juice. [Flora tlie New York Bulletin.] Jamaica is exporting plantain juice. This plantain juice is expressed from the pulpy stems of the plantain and banana trees, which, hut for late experiments on the valu able quality of the sap, would be thrown away as worthless. The fruit is not used for this purpose at all; that is gathered and used by itself ao formerly; and Humboldt estimates the nutritive yield of an acre iu plantains to be more than is given by pota toes or yams. The fruit product remains the same, and the juice of tho stems, worth lrom JlOfl to ) per acre in Jamaica ami Santo Domingo, may be called a clear addi tional profit. This plantain juice, so com mon, vet so long left untried and unknown, is a gummy substance capable of being turned into an article as beautiful and capa ble of ornamental uses as the best pnpier vuiehc, at much less cost. A French gen tleman, who had experimented with the sup of the plantain and fiber of the zxmiaca (another nearly unknown and nearly un tried gift ot the tropics), states that their combination produced a splendid article for bock covers, "it would he," he said, "ihe most exquisitely bcautitul and the most durable material that had ever been produced with a reasonable regard to economy." This is the way G. A. T., iu the Chit ago Tribune, replies to J. R. Y.: "The New A ork Hlduilaril asks wliere 1 got the phrase 'copper" used as a veil). Such are the critics ol' 'the great dailies,' who call a word a phrase. However, I heard it at John Chamberlin's, Long Branch, where the editor of the >'uuiiuril had the honor to in troduce me. To copper means to reverse y air bet already made. Copper, substan tially used, is au ingredient of brass, ol which there is no deficiency in any New Y ork paper." A m w lobby has appeared in Washing ton. There is already a great army of these iuiluenees, but this one has no less t Tan the return ot •■fiJb.uki.liOO of cotton tax for its object. <me hundred million dollars is a good deal of money to divide among weak brethren and sharp operators: hut, unless the cotton tax lobby has some better reason for getting its na ncy than the argu ment that the tux was unconstitutional, "incause it fell upon one section ot the country," it may us well dose its businc-s. Bushe tells of an Irish country squire wlio used, with hardly any na ans, to give eutcrtuinim. Ms to the militia, etc., in the neighborhood, and when a friend expostu lated with hint on tho extravagance of giv ing claret to siu-li persons when whisky panel: would do j.i-t as w< 11. he answered: •You are very light, my dear friend, hut 1 ii ive the claret on tL aiul where would 1 i credit for the .'emeus I i a holer to the New York 'limes con cerning the ■ iin'ouudiiig. of San ria:,cisco Grave Greenwood remarks that wL. n th f< als on the rocks in front of the. Cliff Ilou.-e ;re barking at once, it pleasantly reminds t lot of the House cl J» pr*.-entatives. LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. Passed at the First Session of the Forty Secoad Congress. [General Nature—No. 1.^ AN ACT relating to moneys paid into the courts of the United States. Be it enacted bv the Senate and House of „ ... r r„;Li i Representatives of the Unite^ t>UUj of j ... r .. nr.......... o ... — ■ - ----- I America in Cong, ss assembled. That all moneys in the registry of any court of the ! ~»mi «■«». »r art c»..t .*» SESSWilS. "Lf; s* indicated iu such court, shall, within thirty days after the passage of this act. he de- j posited with the Treasurer, an assistant j treasurer, or a designated depositary of the | of the United States, in the name and to the credit of snch court. And all such moneys which are hereafter paid into such courts or received hv the officers thereof shall lie forthwith deposited in like manner: provided, that nothing In rein shall be construed to prevent the delivery ot any such money upon security, according to agreement of parties under the direction oi the court. Sec. 2. That no money deposited as afore said shall he withdrawn except by order of the judge or judges ol said courts respei ivt-lv, in term or vacation, to be sign by such judge or judges at.d to be entered and certified of record by the clerk, and every such order shall state the cause in or on account of wlii. h it is drawn. Sec. 3. That at each regular and stated session of said courts the clerks thereof shall present an account to said courts ot nil moneys remaining therein, or subject to the j ! I j . ne ,j • ii moneys remaining tuerciu. «i he order thereof, stating in detail in what auses said moneys are deposited ami in wllE. which account and the vouchers thereof shall he filed in court. Sec. 4. That if anv clerk or other officer of a court of the United States shall de posit any money belonging in the registry of the. court, in violation of this act. or shall retain or convert any such money to his own use, or to the use of an v other per son, he snail be deemed guilty ot embezzle ment. and, on conviction, shall Vie punished by a fine of not less than five hundred dol lars and not more than the amount em bezzled. or by imprisonment for a term not less than-one year nor more than ten years, j or both, at the discretion of the court. i Sec. 5. That ii any person shall know- j ingly receive from a clerk or other officer of I a court of tbe United States, any money i belonging in the registry ot said court, as a deposit, loan, or otherwise, in violation of this act, he shall lie deemed guilty of em bezzlement, and shall he punished as pro vided in the last preceding section. Sec. f>. That tl.e act entitled "An act di recting the disposition of money paid into the courts of the United States," approved April eighteenth, eighteen hundred and fourteen, and the act supplementary thereto - approved March eighteenth, eighteen him dr'il and seventeen, be. and the same are ! hereby, repealed.^ B j_, AI y Et Speaker uf tbe House of Representatives. SCHUYLER COLFAX. Vice President of the 1 nited States and President of .the Senate. Approved March 21, 1371. U S. GRANT. [General Nature—No. 2.] AN ACT authorizing the President to nomi nate R. II. Lamson a lieutenant iu the United States navy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of j Representatives of the United States of | America in Congress assembled. That the President of the United States !>.-. and here by is, authorized to nominate It. II Lamson a lieutenant in the United States navy. Approved, March 27. 1S71. [General N\turi-:—No. 3.] AN ACT to rc-c-c.iiii-h the office of sur veyor at Eastport. Maine. Tie it enacted by the Senate ami House of Representatives of tho United States of America in Congress assembled, 1 hat the office of surveyor at tin* port of Eastport. formerly existing by law. and abolished by the Secretary of the Treasury, be, and is herein- re-established and created, and shall hereafter exist, subject to the same laws and restrictions that appertained to Tin* same before it was abolished: but it shall hereafter be k'e wn as the office of surveyor of Eastport and the district oi l'assama quoddy bay. Approved. >1 id i'll. •11 il -An act into two ■ j i [General Nature—N sYN ACT to amend an ;*••' cat to divide the State ct Virgi judicial districts." Bn it enacted by tlie Sqtiate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the second clause of the sixth section of the act | aforesaid, of which this act is an amend- j mont, be amended as follows: "That the clerk of the circuit or district court of the eastern district ot Virginia shall transmit the original papers and certified copies of all orders in any suit or proceeding which shall ho removed for further proceedings from theeasieru to the western district of Virginia, as authorized by the first clause of i the said sixt'n section of the act aforesaid. | to the clerk of tlie court to which such suit I or proceeding shall he removed, together j with a statement of all costs; and all fur- ; ther proceedings shall he had in the court j to which the same shall he removed, as if j the said suit or proem ling been commenced therein." Approved, April 1. 137i. oi original!v J j ] r 11 , r , | • harbor at Buffalo, [General Nat AN ACT relating to th New York. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 1 mted States ot America in (Vngres Secretary of War he authorizml, when in | his judgment he thinks it will lie for the : interest ol the I nited ^States, to extend or j continue tlie contract for tne inqirovement . of the harbor at Buffalo, mace and entered ; into tijion tin* twentieth day ot January, j | eightei n hundred and ipproved April I ' -f.V-'Tght. [General Nature—No. C | AN ACT to authorize the jiayment of du plicate checks of disbursing officers. Be if enacted b.v the Senate and Hoit*e of Represi rltatives of the United States ot America in Congress assembled. That iu place of original checks issued for pensions, when lost, stolen or destroyed, disbursing officers and agents of tlie United States are hereby authorized, alter the expiration of six months from the date of such checks, to issue duplicate cheeks, and tin- Trea-urer. assistant trcasuiers and designated depos itories of the United States are directed to pay such i hecks, drawn iu pur suance of law by sui h officers or agents, upon notice and proof of the loss of original check or checks, under such regulations in regard t>> their issue and payment, and upon tlie execution of such bonds, with sureties, to indemnify the United States, as the Secretary of tlie Treasury shall prescribe: l*|'ovided. That this net shall not apply to Jny chi ck ex ceeding iu amount the sum of five hundred dollars. Approved April ifi, 1871. [General Nature —No. 7.] AN ACT to i rente a port of delivery at Potomac, Virginia, and for other pul i' 1 it* "Senate and House of till- United .Slates of America in <'-..i!gres.* assembled. That ail tlie witters, sheivs, hays, harbors, creeks and inlets ou the south side of the river Potomac, comprehended bet ween Boyd's Hole and Cockpit Point, now a part of "the collection district of Tupp..bannock. Vir ginia. be. and tbe same arc hereby, annexed to the collection district of Alexandria. Virginia. S:-.i-. 2. That Potomac, in the Srnt,- oi Virginia, sh >11 he. uud i*!ior> by e* n*ti' ilt-al and created a port of delivery within *ho collection district of Alex unlria. ami there shall Ik* appointed, at a eompi-ii*.:!ion not exceeding ti - into of • "e th** :*;.nd dollars per anuun a diqiu y < . u* of eiistoms. Be it enact,i il by t b-preseiitatives of -. bV it v ol the Me 3. That all acis an ' establishing at Dumfries, in 'he c> disui 1 . of in j * *i i i.iuuock, Virginhi of delivery, be. and the same are hereby repealed. Approved, April 19, 1871. [General Nature—N o. 8.] AN ACT for the restoration of Commander, George A. Steven*, United States navy, to the active from the retired list. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of i Representatives of the United States of j A „',. ri( . a in C <mere** assembled, That the •s he. and is I America in Congress assembled, That the in a .u v. f. s . ! Tresident of the ( mted States »ki iss t ftW *■ a. -f ««•*»* j j | commander. Approved, April 19, 13/! fGKNRAL Nature—N o. 9.] AN AC'T makiug appropriations to supply deficiencies iu the appropriations for the service of the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-: n-', and for additional appropriations for the ser vice of the year ending Juno thirtieth, eighteen hundred and se\ euty-two, and lor other purposes. j Be it enacted by tbe Senate and House of ! Representatives of tlie l nited States oi I America iu Congress assembled, That in j order to carry into effect the provisions of an act entitled "An act granting pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the war of eighteen hundred and twelve, and the widows of deceased soldiers." approved February fourteen, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, there be, and is hereby, appro priated. out of any moneys m the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the pay ment. daring the remainder ot the present ,, .,. ....... _ ,i U?cal year. «d two ci ksof. ...£>thm 1 mi oi (pass two tm etee c rks ol . ..ms j >lxt ; v uouars: at i statii.nery aii ^i j 'j' 1 ! 1 -' 1 ' I doila i appoiutei of the Interior, eight thousand two hundred and sixty dollars: for office rent, furniture, and contingent expenses of said office for tl.e same period, six thousand live hundred dollars: and for the payment, during the fiscal war ending June tliirtieih. eighteen hundred and seventy-two. o! four clerks of class three, eight clerks of class two. forty-eight clerks of class one. and throe assistant ino-sengi-rs in said office, to be ap pointed by the .Secretary of the Interior, seventy-seven thousand tiiree hundred and sixty dollars; mid for office rent, furniture. >ntin gent expenses of said luring the said year, seven thousand s; provided, that nothing in any act contained shall he construed to alter or amend an act entitled "An act to define the duties of pension agents and prescribe the manner of paying pensions, and for other purposes," approved July eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy: but the provisions of said act are hereby declared to lie in full force and effect, and applicable to the pros ecution of claims to pension, and to the payment of pensions which may lie allowed under any or ail the various acts of Con gress granting the same; ami that so much net granting the same: am mat so .mm of the appmprintmii proud,., f. r m tl e a. making appropriations tor tsundry ciwl e jienses ot' the government for the yes tiding June tliiity. eighteen hundred and seventy-two, approved March three, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, "to he expended in the detection and prosecution of crimes against the United States." as may, in the judgment of the At torney General, be necessary, may he used during tii" current fiscal year. That all hooks, records, papers, and docu ments relative to transactions of or with the late so-called government of the con derate Srati s, or the government of any State lately in insurrection, now in the po session, or which may at any time eoine into the possession of the government of the United States, or of any department thereof, may be resorted to for information by the hoard of commissioners of claims created hv act app:ovcil March this e. i ightet-u hun dred and .seventy-one. and copies thereof duly eettified hv t lie otlici of tin- same, shall be tie force ami i fit et of the or:_ For tile rebuilding of th asylum at Char! *t.m. twelve thousand do'hir-. of the scrvii-i •s n •mler* •a ] >y ot < »ur Lady of M.iu y. of South Co'.oiiii: i. to tli * i cl Union ct'.iiT-r- ; Mill TP. wii was under hoi. ihard liiH-nt tii urin SEC. 2. That then .* ht •re by : usro.lv i at ho..i • pnau South Carolina, in consideration the sisl Ill's of Charleston. iiindcd iring tlie war. re by appropriated to pay the salary i> r the remainder of the present and for the next fiscal year, of the Assistant Attorney Gi-nci.il. authorized to be appointed by tlie act of the last session of Congress, six 11,/• 11 .t:.■ 1 fi:\ •• hundred and twenty-the dollars, or so much thereof as may be 11 ■■■> -• try. hereby appr ;>i i.i: > >. ti-r tic put poses here inafter expressed, viz: To supply a ilcfa-i. uey in the apj.i etiriation for contingent exjicn-. s of tin House of Represent.i:i\es lot tlie present tiseal year, tlie same to lie ml led to tl iuneous items. ■ ajijiropi live tin "f'-r mis dollar the depositary at I 'ineiniiati. five thousand two hundred and fifty dollars, For clerks and un ssi tigei s in tin-otln-e of the depositary at Chicago, one thousand one hundred dollars. For clerk* and messengers in tin* office of the depositary at Louisville, eight hundred To supply a .b iii iency in the appropria tions for tin service of tlie Independent Treasury, for the fiseul year, as follows: For clerk* and messengers in the office of tlie assistant treasurer at Baltimore, six thousand seven hundred and sixty dollars. For lick' and messengers in tin- ofii'-e of doila: For salary of tlie assistant treasurer at New Orleans, to make hi- compensation four thousand five hundred dollars, as pro vided by existing laws, five hundred dol (> . a ] For salaries and expense of the dit miinnussh.uers of South Carolina, and ot ,d.--rl:*. it.m July first, eighteen hmi a n,j soyi-nt v. until the closing of their For contingent expenses under the act of August sixth, eighteen hundred and forty six, for tiie collection, safe keeping, transfer and disbursement of the public revenue, fifty thousand dollars: provided, that no said sum shall be expended lor ct tax office, three thousand five hundred dollars, or so much tlieteof as may he necessary. For tint suppoi t of the District of Colum bia lbr the fiscal year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred am! seventy two : For salary of tin- governor of the District of Columbia, three thousand dollars. For salary of the vi '-tary of the District of Columbia, two tlca: - md dollar.-. For c mi iisal mil tin 1 Distrii ■rs of the .'oiumbia. four iiousand ! antr hundr <*fi *] oliJrs. For com pcasation of ti ;u» iioard . of jiublic -orks of the Disit irt of ('.ilunibi.-i. ten lousand dollars; j>: i»vid id, tl*iit no ]»erson hail lie l*L itiil -d to d ra w ;i salary as a nieni er of tie - heard ot ' ]»U' !i<* will! l;s who is aid a sale iry for the dir liar^e of the duties i' any nth • I ofiicer und ler tee government l' tin- Utti •e.i State' : an .1 said I; ".aril sliai. e held to lie an ex i-riu g board for all tin Ul poses ' jif-eilii-d in the "Act to to lircviile governm eat l'or tin * I)i» trict of ( '"Iiuiiliiii." •uni and ; liter the a; iqiointmcnt and nualili ation of f he till tube IS t • leroot. To euai'i [e tin- Seer rtar v of the Interior to ui-i iiase e >f Jlessr*. I Ji:!. Brov.'ii and Cmn pany two thousand Copies ot tin* sixteeutii volume of tin United States Statutes at Large, for distribution agreeably to the a fs of Cong!i s* ,lireefiiig the distribution ot the other volumes, seven thousand dol lars. To jin;. Wiiii.mi Ilanli him un b-r bis i > nti ..et f public lands in Nebraska six bundled dollars. To sujqdy a delieieney in ti on for clothing for the the year ending June t' hundred and seventy-one Inhume due urv.iying the i. turn* thousand :i the apjtrojiria Marine ('orjis tor irtieth. eighteen . fifteen thousand IiU' jnymi/iit to tlie rejmrters of tlie Sen ate and House f i the Congressional Globe of tlie usual additional compensation for reporting the pr.-ridings of the first ses sion of the Foriy ." couit Congress, five him dn ddolk;is each, five thousand dollars. To enable tbe President to carry out the jitovi-ioii.s oi the act of March third. ciLhl ecu hundred and seventy-one, authorizing him to jirescrihe rules and regulation* for tin- adn :**ioit of jiersons into the civil servi, and so forth, ten tliousand doli.ir-. For "•.[•■■'.- - of the Joint S"Ieet Com i e mi Ail ;ml < '"'rage- in the S utliern >• it •-. tl:*- sum of thirty thousand d< ii irs, ain't any i.m xpem'.ed ii.alauce of the ajipro jiriatiim 1- r t lie select eouimh'T: of the S 'in ' • on lie-same subject shall be carried to the above appropriation iu addition thereto, said sums to be carried for this purpose to tlie contingent fund of the Sen ate, and to be expended upon vouchers of tlie chairman of said joint committee; pro vided, that the s«ai ot nine thousand seven hundred and thirty-five dollars and twenty two cents, being an unexpended balance of an appropriation by act ot March third, eighteen hundred anil sixty nine, "tor pur chase of building known as the Club House, at Charleston, Soutli Carolina, and the fit ting up thereof lor the use of the L nited States courts." and having been, by exist ing laws, covered into the treasury of tiie United States, be and tlie same is hereby reappropriated out of any money in tiie treasury, not otherwise appropriated, and shall lie expended iu accordance with the provisions ot the act making the original appropriation. To supply a deficiency in tin* appropria tion for folding documents and materials lbr the House of Representatives, twenty thousand dollars. Senate of tiie.. United States: For labor, three thousand dollars: for clerks to com mittee.-., pages, horses and carryalls, fifteen thousand dollars. For compensation of the clerks in the office of the surveyor general of Minnesota, employed upon work consequent upon the special appropriation for the survey ol tlie public lauds within the limits of the grant to the Northern Pacific railroad, per act of July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sev enty. nine thousand two humlred dollars, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. For compensation of the eieiks in the office of the surveyor general of California, two thousand six hundred dollars, lor the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hun dred and seventy-one. To pay Dexter R. Crocker for carrying the mail from Canyonviile. Oregon, to Yreka, California, from the twi uty-tonrth of April to the i.inth of November, higbn-in hundred and fifty-three, one thousand six hundred and twenty-five dollar? For jiayment of 8. !i. Harlow, late mar shal of tiie southern liistri- f of New York. f.»r expenses incurred in arresting one Mott, in San Francisco, tor violation ot revenue law iu said district, five huudreil and fifty dollars, or so much thereof as may lie due. Sec. 1. That in addition to the eierkships authorized by tiie art approved May five, eighteen hundred and sixty, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and empowered to promote trom the clerks of class one employc-il in tlie Census Office, three to be clerks of class four, seven to b>* clerks of class three, and fifteen to lie clerks of class two, and the sum of seven thousand six hundred dollars is hereby appropriated to pay tbe increased salary; pYovided. that no increase in the total number of clerks employed in said bu reau sliall be deemed to be authorized ia-ro Viv: and provided further, that the authority for such additional clerkships ot the second, third and fourth class shall terminate one year from date. For the purpose of carrying out the s'ipu lations of tiie treatv of July twentieth, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, between the United States of America and bis Ma jesty the King of the Belgians, providing fur the jiayment of interest in the matter of the capitalization of tin- Scheldt dues, being a deficiency in the apjiropriations for the payment of the seventh annual installment due the government of Belgium under said treaty. April first, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, and the eighth annual install ment. due April first, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. twelve thousand dollars, in coin, or so muc h thereof as may be neces sary. For the cnmjdetion of the customhouse at Saint Paul. Minnesota, thirty-five thousand one hundred and sixty-three dollars and sixty-live cents, being the amount of a bal ance of an ajipropriatinn for that building now standing to its credit on the book- ot the treasury. Dir unavailable u.uder exist l"<*p itlen two. and for > Match three, eig one, t>e and hci ■• out after the wt toria. 1 iregoti. the word inserting in jdaee there, the c oust :rueti' •ii.** • F< r e«' imp!'-' !i<*n of tbe < i v t b use post! • • bnib iin-xT at I >cs M.»in. I wa t'noui sand 1 eight : hiir.di . ; i * y -ix Sk< \ fj. That the sun i of : wer fry-five : sand d< h hits, apjeiqir:; it**d by a i t apj»r. M.-.rr h tii iird. i iipiit- « n liuinirn 1 and s ii : m\ for the j" irel ise ot -ite. ;i ti d tin* . tion : flier. U' ll Ol a ]»• -sto •:Hee and fourth ] »iiil •! Lin.ir in < ' lnaha, ! Nebraska i. tbe t ,i of "An act making r«j> unilrv i ivtl i xpen-es of ir tie- fiscal year ending •en huiulri d and seventy :er Jiurposes." approved ecu hundred and sevetity ■ is amended by striking is ••; t i ustonihousp. A* •ompletion." anil continuation of and a me being unexpended, i* hereby relived and irajijirnpiTitcd for said purpose. Ski . ii. That any appropriations hereto fore made lbr any public works, buildings, or grounds, for tin year commencing July first, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, shall bo mailable for tiie current year: provided, that no expenditure beyond tin* .-"viral sums already ajipropriat'd sliall be autliorizi'il by this section. And that tlie appropriation for tlie payment of the salary and traveling expenses of a spe cial agent cf the Treasury Department, anil for the salaries of ali supervising insjiee fnr*. local iu-pi etors. and clerks emjiloyed in tbe administration of the steamboat in sjieetion laws, made under section first of ••An ait n,aliiug apjirojiriiuions for sundry civil expense* of the government lor the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy one." approved July fifteen, eighteen hundred ami seventy, and still re maining nnexjnnded. shall be apjdieable. as heretofore, to the jiayment of such sal aries and exjienses until sufficient revenue shall accrue therefor under the provisions ot section sixty-six of "An act to provide for the better security ot life on board of vessels jirojielled iu whole or in jiart by steam, anil for other jiurjmses," ajqirovcd February twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-one: the amount paid under the jirovisions oi' this section to be reim bursed to tbe treasury out of the revenues received undt r the jirovisions of said art of February twenty-eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. And the appropriation "lor tin* survey oi the boundary line between Idaho and Utah Territories." contained in the act making ajqirojiriations for sundry civil expense* of the government tor the year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and for other jiurposes, ajqirovcd March three, eighteen hundred and seventy one, is hereby ; Sec'. 7 live huntlr ide s ul'jl ■ct to pr. 'Sent :i se! Idiat the sum of twenty - tliousand r«*«I and t weiity -three - dollars, or here of a is may be nen c.-sary. be. nine is hereby. ajqu-e jiriateil to •lain 1 of Robert T. Ki rkj.a trick. u r in j Dint resi dnti'in approved ti ft *■ ■cut! :. eigliti ■en liu; iiilrcd and adding ; liter tile day" tin* won: -, " Sec. '•*. Tiiat th tlio'.Tsaiu i three dollars * •for llecc: and the sal. jury tl provided for February seventy-one. Si.C. 3. '1 liat -o much of the appropriation for jiaying the expenses of taking the ninth ei-n-tts of the United States contained in tlm art making ajqirojiriations for sundry civil exjienses of the government lbr the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, aiqiroved March ihiud. eighteen hundred and and seventy-one. as may in- necessary, may be u.-cd during the current fiscal year: and tin* jiroviso in the eighth section of said act is amended by words "eight dollars jier exclusive of mileage." a- apjnopriation of thirty hundred amt twenty-six *sary exjienses in the erec tion. furnishing machinery," and -o forth, of the brain-h mint at Carson city, contained in the act niakingappriqiriations lor sundry civil expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. and for ether purjiosc-, ajiproM ii March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, is hereby made subject to present use. Sec. Ii). That tlie apjiropriation for build ing a jiierat Lewes. Delaware, contained in sections twelve and thirteen of the act aji jiri,veil July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled "An act making ajqirojiri ations for sundry civil expense* of the gov ernment for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen humlred and seveTity-ono. and for other jiurjniSes." be. and the same is lierebyr eolifiliu-il until June thirtieth, eighteen humlred and seventy-two. . 1!. 1 hat tin-re be added ;•• the mis • 'Uueoa.- item of thecouting -nt fumlottl e House of Belli e-i Ut:.ti-."S the sunt of two thousand five hundred and sixty-i'nr- e <*«-! l.irs and thirty cents, or ,-o much th i as i.be m-ees-ary for tlie jrtyui -ut ol the i::d:,n e remaining unpaid ujion the accounts of witnesses who appeared before the sub committee of the Committee of Elections of tbe House of Representatives, charged with the investigation, in tiie sum mer ol eighteen hundred and sixty nine. of the election in Louisiana in eight een hundred and sixty-eight. And for two tliousand copies of Barclay's Digest, or dered by resolution of tbe House of July fourteen, eighteen humlred and seventy, two thousand dollars: also for jiages in the House Of Representatives, one thousand five hundred and forty-three dollars and fifty nine cents. For the comjiensation of an assistant journal clerk in the House of Representatives lor the fiscal year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and seventy two. twenty-five hundred and ninety-two dollars. And for one thousand copies of the "Constitution of the United States, with tin- Rules of .tin- Senate," coin (died by Wil liam J. McDonald, under a resolution of tlie Senate of March fourteen, eighteen hundred and seventy-one. one thousand dollars. For the jiayment of clerks of committees of the House, in accordance with the resolution of the House of the tenth iLstant, two thousand dollars. Sec. 12. That the jirovisions of tlie eleventh section of tiie act ajqirovcd July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled "An act miking ati jiiojiriations for sundry civil exjienses of tin- government for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy one. uud for other jiurposes," be, and here by are extended so as to include such per sons as wi re actually emjib'yed in tin State* laft-iy 1 "l insurrection, in connectiou with the Treasury Department, as officers of tie- United States during the year eighteen hundred and sixty-seven in con nection with tie- revenues of tiie govern ment: and an amount sufficient to carry out tlie jirovisions of this section, not ex ceeding fifteen thousand dollars, is hereby aiqiroj.riati-d out of any money in the trea sury not otherwise : pjiropriated. Sec. i i. That tiie following sum, or so much thereof as may be neees-arv. for sub sistence for tiie fiscal year ending June thirty, eighteen hundred and sevenfv-two, of tin- Arapahoe. Cheyenne. Ajiache. Kiowa, and Comam-hc Indians who have been coi iei-ted and located ujion the reservation set a] art for their use and ocenjintion by the treaties made with them in eighteen hun dred and sixty-seven, two hundred thou sand dollar.*. Sec. 11. That the Commissioner of the General Land < iffit-e is hereby authorized to apjirove the survey of the eastern bound ary of Ni-viula-. made by Isaac K. James, notwithstanding any departure from in - struciious which, in the ojiinion of said Commissioner, doe's nor materially impair the accuracy of the work. Sec. 15. That 'he juivilegea of the act entitled "An act to reduce internal taxes, and for otlu-r purjioscs." apjiroved July fourteenth. i igliT"en humlred and seventy, lie. ami are hereby, extended to tiie port of Detroit, in tiie State of Michigan. Sec. Iii. That any bona tide settler under tin- homestead or pre-emption laws of the United States, who lias filed the projier ap plication to enter, not to exceed one quarter section of tlie jiuidie lands in any district land office, and who lias been subsequently apjiointed a registrar or receiver, may jier feet tbe title to the said land, under the jire emption laws, by furnishing tin- proof* and making the payments required by law. to the satisfaction of tbe Commissioner of the General Land Office. Sec 17. That from and after the passage of this act all [lowers conferred ujion certain jiersons as commissioners, by the aet ap jiroved June tweuty-tirst. eighteen humlred and seventy, for the improvement of M street, northwest, and by the act ajiproved Jnly fifteenth, eighteen hundred and sov entv. for tin- iinjwoveineiit of the Washing tinCity canal. -hail in- transferred to thi ll -ard of l'ublie Works ot the District of Columbia; and the jii-rsons acting as commissioners umh r said acts are in-r.-'.iv din-' teil to transfer t" said hoard of and other aining to rge: and juivate e iiuprOve reet south heretofore tiie aet of Fcliru in twenty-first, ( ighteen hundri-d and seventy-one. Ami in ease said board snail, nmler said aet of July fiftr-i-nth. eigiit eeu hundred and seventy, decide to open s.cil eanal. they are hereby emjiuwered to op'-n both its bram-he*. so as tn connect v.-itli the government canal at the arsenal: jmt exceed the amount alreiuly tixed by law fi r that jiurjiese. That tin- -am of r.-n Tiiousand dollars. 1 r so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby ttpnropriared for tin- joirjiose of re i firing amt rehiving, where necessary, tlm pavenient on Pennsylvania avenue from Fifteenth street to tlie east side ot Rock creek: Provided. Tiiat a like sum shall be expended lbr tin- same j-urpese by the juiqn-r autlue-'.tn-s ot tin' District ol Columbia: And provided further. Tiiat the Washington and Georgetown Railroad Company shall in like manm-r repair such portion thereof as they are by tln-ir char ter required to do: tiie work to lie done un der the sujicrvision ot the Board of Public Works for the District of Columbia. Situ. 18. That to correct an error in the enrollment of the act ajqirovcd March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, making apjirojiriations for tlie naval service for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hun dred and seventy-two, and for other pur jioses, the same he amended as follows. In section two. strike out ail of the, section from and including the word "jiroviiled." where it first occurs, and insert in lieu thereof the following: "And tho Secretary of t! e Navy is authorized to invite, by jmb advcrTisi-nit-nt. jdans anil specifications for such dock, and to award to any jierson not n the naval service, whose plans may be ailiqited by the Navy Dojiartment. a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars. But no [dun shall he adopted until it shall first receive the sanction of a hoard of not less than five experienced officers, to be ajqioint cd bv tin- Secretary of the Navy, a majority of wjiom shall he constructors and engineers, and one of whom shall be an experienced civil engineer: ami it sliall be tlie duty of said board to consider all tlie plans and spe cifications laid before it. whether the same were jirepared in tiie Navy Dojiartment or bv nnrties eomjietirg therewith, and the jliaits and sjii-citieati"iis that shall lie ailojit cil shall be ojn-n to the insjicction of all jier sons who desire to in-come liidders. tor at least ninety days before tlie awarding of said contract." For three assistant observers at tlie Naval Olisei vntory. in addition to the sum ajipro jniaTed by tbe "Act making ajqirojiriations for the Laval service for tiie year ending June t'.iii-T.v. eighteen hundred and seventy two. and for other jiurposes." apjiroveil March third, eighteen hundred anil seventy one, five hundred dollars. Sec. 19. Tiiat so much of the proviso in the act making aiqu-oprhitions to sujqilv de ficiencies. and so forth, ajqirovcd Ajiril twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy, as limits tin completion of the marine hos pital building at Chicago. Illinois, to a sum not exceeding three hundred thousand dol lars. is hereby n-jiealed: anil it shall 1 - law ful l'or ti e jii-ejier authorities to exjieml tin money already ajiju-ojiriateil for continuing aid building: Provided, sliall lie exjiended un iions shall have been limit the cost of said lading all moneys al iexceeding three hun msand seven hundred 'liars and tliirtv-four jutblic works al i books, jiaj'i-t juiijii-rty in the: •• jiesses-ion j tie- works under their eli-irge; jirojierty shaii in 1 assessed for liieiit of M street . and Seventh west, from B stri •et to tin- rive: authorized by lai ,v. as jiroviiled the work u jm •11 s. aid Till! t no jiart t here ot til p dans and > ]•»*(•] 2>a Completed tli; 4 t V) ill bni! ding to a * nin. inc read ly exjiendi •«i. not di « < 1 and lil'ty nine th. and seven tv-nine do] cent s. SI . 29. Th; it th u ry lie author: zed To fi ill r asli tiiat i •an be liosi lital builili imj i in fisu. i; anil the proeee inur ii thereof as may •ecretary of the Treas seli. for tlie host jiriee obtained, the mnriut the city of San Fran ■ils of such sale, or so be necessary, sliall be held and reserved as a fund lor the erec tion of a ji;i\ i!ii U hosj/ital on some govern ment reservation in or near said city, if Congress shall hereafter so determine. Sec. 2l. That there lie ajqiropriatcd out of any money in tlie Treasury not other wise njipropriated. twelve thousand dollars for the relief of destitute aged jier.ims in tlie District of Columbia, such sum to be received and distributed by such officer or assooiatioifccf jiersons in the District of Co lut.dda as ihc Secretary ot YN'ttr eliall th-sig n.v-. ami that a it j»ort of the (listfiDirtii>u of the money in-:-i by ajiprojiriatcd shall be m. '.- to Congi: .it its next session. S: . 22. That the S, erotary of War i- 1. r. 1 r ftli-horized to furrdsh to tiie Natieiiai h reedmen's Relief As sociation condemned clothing and bed i.ing. if such there be cu hand, not needed by the army, not exceeding five tliousand dollars in value, foj distribution among the destitute aged persons above mentioned. Sec. 23. That the use of the buildings in Armory square occupied by tbe quarter masters departmant, if not needed for the public service, be granted, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, to the associatioE above mentioned, for the jiurjio.-" ot en abling it still further to relie ve the destitute jiersons above mentioned. Sec. 21. That the provisions in the act entitled "An act making appropriations lor sundry civil exjienses ol the government for tiie year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy one. and for other jiurposes," for tlie erection of a public building in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri, for the use of tlie customhouse and other civil unices of the government of the United States, sliall lie extended and made availa ble l'or and during the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy two. Sec. 25. That the salary of Hie consul at Maiamoras, Mexico, he established at two thou.-end dollars jicr annum for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen huu iln-d and seventy-one, and thereafter. That there he paid to the dejiuty asssistant treasurer in the office of the assistant treas urer in tlie city of New York the *iuu of six hundred dollars, the same being a deficiency in his compensation l'or the present fiscal year. Sec. 2th Tiiat there be, anil is hereby, aj" propriatrd, for increased compensation m assistant marshals in taking tbe census of eighteen huudreil anil seventy, tin: sum ol three hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Sec. 27. That for tlie jiurjiosc of more ef fectually securing life and property on tiie coast of New Jersey and Long Island lor the fiscal year etiding June thirty, eighteen hundred and severity-two. two hundred thousand dollars, to he exjiended in accord ance with the jirovisions of the "Act lot- the better jiresei-vatiiiii of life and ju-nperfy from vessels sliijiwrccked on ih" coast ot tiie United States." ajqiroved December fourteenth, eiglitca n hundred and fifty-four, and that the Secretary of the Treasury be authorized to employ crews of exjieiienccd turfmen at such stations and for such periods as lie may deem necessary and jirojn r, and at such compensation as he may deem rea sonable. not to exceed forty dollars per month for each person to i>e employed. That the jurisdiction confericd by the joint resolution of Juno eighteen, eighteen hundred anil sixty-six. in regard To claims from the counties of Berkeley aiul Jeffer son, in the State of West Virginia, and ■by the joint resolution of July twenty eight, eighteen hundred and sixty six. in regard to claims from the State ol Ten nessee, ami by the joint resolution of De c-ember twenty-three, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, as amended by the act of March three, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, in regard to steamboats and other vessels, sliall not he withdrawn or iinjiaired by any construction of the law creating commis sion! i s of claims to examine claims arising in States proclaimed to he in insurrection, and the jurisdiction upon ail claims jire si-nted by loyal citizens from said State of Tennessee, and from said eountie#of Berke ley anil Jefferson, to the jiroper department before the tuiril ol' March, eighteen hun dred and seventy-one, shall remain as be fore tin- j'assage of said act creating said commissioners of claims. For covering the steam jiijies in th" Cajii tnl with fire proof non-couilaetiug felting, eight thousand dollars. Sec. 28. That there be. anil is here by. appropriated, to jiay exjienses of tlie legislative assembly of Wyoming Territory, convem-il October, anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy, and i«i jiriuting journals of said assembly, and in cidental expenses of the office of secretary for the year eighteen hundred and seventy, the sum of four thousand two hundred and filtv dollars. Sec. 29. That three thousand dollars is ap projiriateil. out of which such sum shall lie paid to John Thompson Mason, late col lector of tiie port of ilaitiinorc. for services rendered in the disbursement ot the liglit liouse fund, and for services jit : formed lor lighthouse, purposes outside the limits of his eoilcctii.n district, such sum as tin- Secretary of the Treasury may find 1.-gaily due and owing to said j-arty on an adjustment of his accounts by the Treasury Di-jiartmcnt. Sec. 2d. Tiiat the act ajiproved January tin- twi iity-scconil. anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, entitled "An aet to fix the times for tlie regular n.c-. riugs ot Congress." he. and the same is hereby, re jif-aled after tlie adjournment of the present session of Congress. App raved. April 20. 1871. [General nature— No. 1" ; AN ACT to enforce the jirovisions ox tbe fourteenth anii-ndnii-nt to .he constitu tion of the United States, and fur other jiurposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Ileprt scutatives of tlie United State- of America in Congress assembled, That any I'erson who, under color of any law. statute, ordinance, regulation, custom or usage of any Slate, shaii subject, or cause to be ,-u'o ji l ted, any person within tlie jurisdiction of tbe United States to the deprivation of any rights, jirivilcges or immunities secured by the constitution of the United States, shall, any such law. statute, ordinance, regulation, custom or usage of, tlie State to the contrary notwithstand ing, be liable to the jiarty injured in any action at law.-suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress, such j>ro cceiting to lie prosecuted iu the several dis trict or circuit courts of the United States, with and subject to tlie same rights of aji peul. review upon error, and other remedies provided in like cases iti such courts, under t ie provisions of the act of the ninth of Ajiril, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, en titled "An act to protect all jiersons ill the United States in their civil rights, and to furnish tlie means of their vindication:" and the other remedial laws of the United States which are in their nature applicable in such cases. Sec. 2. That if two or more jiersons within any State or Territory of the United States shall conspire together to overthrow, or to jiut down, or to destroy- by force the government of tlie United States, or to levy war again.-t tbe l nited States, or to oppose by force the authority of tlie government ot tiie United States, or by force, intimida tion, or threat, to prevent, hinder, or delay tin- execution of any law of the United States; or by force to seize, take, or possess any jirojierty of the United States contrary to tin- authority thereof; or by force, in timidation, or threat to prevent any person from accepting iir holding any office or trust or jdaee ol confidence under the United States, or from discharging the duties there of, or by force, intimidation, or threat to induce any officer of the United States to leave any State, district, or place where hi> duties as such officer might lawfully be per tormeil, or to injure him in his person or jirojierty on account of his ' • ' ul discharge of the duties of his office, or To injure his person while en gaged in tiie lawful discharge of the itutiis of iris office, or to injure his ju-opi-rty so as to molest, interrupt, hinder, or impede him in the discharge oi his official duty, or by force, intimidation or th it h t to deter any jiarty or witness in any court of the United States from attending such court, or from testifying in any mat ter pending insiiehcouitfuliy.fre. l v and truthfully, or to injure any such party or j witness m his person or property on account of liis having so attended or testified, or by force, intimidation or threat to iulluence the verdict, jui-seiitmcnt or indictment ol any juror or grand juror iu any court of the United States, or to injure such juror in his person or jirojierty on account of any ver dict, jiresentiucnt or indictment law fully assented to by him. or on ac count of his being or having been such juror, or sliall conspire together or go iu disguise ujion the jmldie highway or upon the premises of another for the jiurpose of either directly or indirectly of depriving an v jierson or any class of jiersons of tin equal jiroteetioii of the laws or of equal jirivilegi-s or immunities under the laws, or for tlie jiui-jiiise ot jircven; ing or hindering the constituted au tInu ii s of any State from giving or securing to ail jiersons within such Stat" the i qua! j in uei !i"ii of the lams, or sh ill n nspitv to. getliei tor the jiurpose ol in any niatm. impeding, hindering, obstructing nr defe f j i:ig the dm course el ,jn- ti -t- in anv State of Ter-.-itoi v with intent to da ny to any citizen of the I'lr.ted States ti e due and equal pro tection of the laws, or to injure any )>er.,im in his jierson or Lis jirojierty for lawfully en forcing the right'd' any person or class of p ar sons to the equal protection of the I force, intimidation or threat to o ' citizen ol the United States lawful I* to vote, lrom giving his support or a ' in a lawful innnni' 1 * ......1 p . Vr ** in a lawful manner toward or in to!* election of any lawfully qualified ^ an elector ot President or Vice P the Unit! d States, or as a men Congress of tiie "United st-V injure a ly such citizen in ffi'. jirojierty on account of such s,. vocacy, each anil every persm shall be deemed guilty of ffi upon conviction thereof in auv j circuit court of tlie Unite' district or supreme court of a of the United States having juiw similar ofteuses, shall he jiuiiislied not less than five hundred nor •* five thousand dollars, or by in> with or without hard labor as may ih -1 ermine for a period'of than six in,tilths nor more than as the court may ifletermine, or by 1> line null imprisonment as'tlie 'com determine. And if any one • persons engaged in any such er sliall do, or cause to he act in furtherance of the object of * sjiirai-y, whereby any person s' jureil ill nis person or property, i ol having and exercising anv i-i' -' lege of a citizen of the United', person so injured or d.qiriveil of sti and l>rn lieges may have and n, action for the recovery 0 f dan sinned by such injury" or deprih rights and privileges,' against ad more rrt the persons engaged in j spiraey, sui li action to lie ju-o.—eni < j'rojii-r district or circuit court of t'"* * States, .vith and suliject t,. t' 1( - ,-a : of ajipeal. review upon emu remedies jiroviiled in like us., courts, under the provisions of tl April ninth, eighteen hundred and* entitled "An act to protect alTpe * the United States in their civil rBfp To furnish tlie means of their >-ii q / a Sec. i. That in all eases where 1 * ti'in. domestic yioleiue, unlawful c? tioiis cunspirarie.i in mjv .State obstruct or hinder the execution D * thereof anil of tlie United State: jirive any jiortion or elass of ti nt' suili State ot any of tiie jirivilcges or immunities or named iu tho constitution cured by this act. and the i authorities of snch State shall ei able to protect, or shall from an - in or rt fuse jirotectionof the jm rights, such facts shall he deem by such State of the equal protei law.-. 1 1 which they at* entitled constit ltioli of the I'nfcbl states; a such eases, or wlienevetany sucii r tiou, violence, unlawfultombinatio-,. spiracy shall ojijiose ordistrurt tin the I n ted States, or thedue executi of, or iuijiede or oiistrnct the duo < justice under the saine.it sliall h for tin President, audit sliall hell . to tiiki such measure^by the enqi 1 of the militia, or the land and naval tlie United States, or rf either, or 1 means as he may ih e*i necessary, .sujqmssion of such ingurri-ctiuii, tl violence or comliinatians: and ant t who shall he arrested under the proH! of this and the jireccilmg section, a';**/ delivered to the marsial of the proj-nj trict, o tie dealt witk aeeordiug t. Sec. 4. That wherever iu any j.-aj jiart of a State, tin unlawful tions. aanii-u iu the j'ltceding sectioili*. act, shall he organized ami armed,' numcious and jiowerfui as to be f"i v iolenet-to either owthrovv or set " ance 'lie constituted authorities o ''-iti- ""1 of the Unifcl States, witlil 8'ate, or vAik-ii the ionstituted ant 1 are in oonn>lictr> *• A, or shall et>L*» tin- ui.lawful pmpos.'iof such powe. aruni eomhination*. and whenrt 1 reason of either or allot the causes ;-Ly tin- conviction of sneli offenders 'i-rva' ion of the jiuhiic safety . \ 'i-rva' ion of the jiuhiic safety Ml* Vrl , ,. . . , , . . \ m s-.n h distniM lnqu'ietn-a ide. iu ease sucii eomhination shall lie del hellion against the government of tl States, and during ti* c.-utinminil rebellion, and wii.La the limit* district wliic-h shall be mi unde thereof, such limits to be presi-fl jirocl imatiou. it siuill be lawluljj l'resi lent ol the United States, w!k judgment toe public safety shall rfc to susjiend the privileges of the | habeas corpus. to the i til such rebellion may be over Provided, that ah second section of provisuiny an act entitle: relating to babes ing judicial jh'"( eiii-]>i: lings iu cei-tai: apjii'ivcd March tliiru. eighteen and sixty-three, which relate discharge of prisoners other than of war. and to the jienalty fur reft oin v the order of tlie court, shall b® f-'ii-i so far as the same arc apjdicfcl the fuuvisioiis of this section, tt furtl i-r. that the President shall firM mado jii'iiclamaticn. as now jirovml law, commanding such insurgent^..' jM.-rsc; and jiroviiled also, that siuiis of this section shall not | after the end of the next rcgulaj Ccngi'-ss. Sec. 5. That no person shall or j etit juror in any court of tli Stat'-s. ujii-ii any inquiry, hearing o any suit. piTicccding or proseeutiff ujion or arising under the jirovisi- n# act. wlio shall, in thejjulguient ol tlA la in complicity with any such i or conspiracy; and every such jar* heft re entering upon any such f bearing, nr trial, take anil subsi-rih in open court that he has never, fl indirectly, counseled, advised or vor aided any such conihination orcoB aB.i each and ev cry jierson who sit* this oath, ami skajj.. sliall be guilty of ji .rjury. ami shah ject to the pains and jicnalties against that crime, and tiie first so. the act entitled, "an act defining ml causes of challenge, and jireserihing? tional oath for grand anil petit jurt Un-.teil States courts." apjirovCi seventeenth, eiglitei n hundred two. he and the same is here by n Sec. 6. That any jierson or persoj ing knnwleilg- tiiat any of the wra. Cot sjiii eil to he done, uud incut aim' second section of this act, or arc abo ! committed, and having jiower to jir aid iu preventing the same, shall L refuse so to do. and sia-li wrongfui ho coniraitti-d. stu-h jierson or pt-rs he liable to the jierson injured, or rejiiesentatives. for iiil damages c; any such wrongful act which s named I't-rsi.n or ja r.—ns by rc diligence could have jin-vi-nte/i. -ovcred in an a u-r circuit c< ml any urn, suck wrong my 1" ,i 'iuei feud gilts in such action, provided t. action -1, 11 1! in coninienced within after such cause of action shall ci ued: am', if the death ol any I 1 '' 1 hci ..-used by aiiysu-h wrntignd act ice t. the ii 1.M-^esi-ntativ'^- "f ( l'or. and le iv recover thousand dollars d. images tla reltf in nefit of the widow of *uch divi sons if any then* in-, or if tin w dew. for the lit ui tit of the nt-H si eh deceased jiei.-on. Sec. 7. That nothing herciaci n':ir 1 m ' ou-trued to supercede or I? pear tner act or law excej>t so far as the 8j be repugnant thereto, and anyoffi U Tr fort- eomniitted against the t> uq li rna-ract shall be jo-i'-ei ulcd. cm cof ding already iTfUiueiii-cd tor t cutii n tiiereut s'.rx'l 1 m- eoiifmurd ■ ji eted the saiueii* if this act had p i-.-ed. excejit so far tin- pro)^ tlds :ict mav go to sustain and aahe Approved April 20. 1'. i. [GENERAL NaTCRK— No. HJ AN AC* for convening tht n f, xt I a*.-e,n!dy of the Teiritory a;ni l'or other jiurjioses. p(- it enacted by the Semite • ! p.-jiiT-seutativcs of tiie l 111 ' * meiiea iu ( ongri -- a --eiv Leg:.-'.it an of ti.;- Terri tc | ! e, and it is hereby. ailtU j i u tin- first Monday "f i ightc n 5 :tti: d: cd and t iiaf an i! ct: -u for t 1 rancln - of -. id Legi to lit- held on tlie da (lection, under the, 1 Territory. I Approved April damages may 1 )C rec the ease m tin • pro]. United State. S ai jiersons guilty of Icct, or refll.-; •h 11!