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CHAP. 359.-An act to admit to registry the steamer George H. Parker.

March 2, 1889. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the steamer "George H. Parker."

American register. George H. Parker, so called, and now the property of Abram Smith, grar

granted to foreigna citizen of the State of Michigan resident at Algonac, Saint Clair built steamer. County, Michigan, be, and said steamer is hereby, directed to be admitted to registry, under the rules and regulations of the Department of the Treasury in that behalf made, and on like terms and conditions as though said steamer was constructed within the United States, and that prior to such registry the said steamer shall, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, be inspected Inspection by the local inspectors of the port where such steamer may be when such inspection is ordered, with reference on each inspection to the condition and safety of the hull, boilers, machinery, and all other equipments of said steamer as a common carrier of passengers, and merchandise, and for service on the lakes and rivers of the Northwest.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

CHAP, 360.--An act providing for the establishment of a light-house at Heceta March 2, 1889. Head near the mouth of the Siuslaw River, in the State of Oregon, and not to exceed in cost the sum of eighty thousand dollars.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Hecita Head, Oreg.

Light-house estabof the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to establish a light- lished at. house at Hecita Head near the mouth of the Siuslaw River, in the State of Oregon, at a cost not to exceed eighty thousand dollars.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

CHAP. 361.-An act to extend the time for the redemption of school farms in March 2, 1889. Beaufort County, South Carolina.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time pre- School farms, $.C.

led, Imat the mo mg Time for redempscribed for the redemption of school farms in Beaufort County, South tion extended dem Carolina, by the act entitled “An act to provide for the redemption

Vol. 24, p. 652. and sale of the school farm lands now held in Beaufort County, South Carolina, by the United States," approved March third, eighteen hun. dred and eighty-seven, be, and the same is hereby, extended to one year from the passage of this act.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

May lay pipes across

CHAP. 362.-An act to authorize the Union Gas Company to lay conduit pipes _March across the Ohio River. .

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the assint of Union Gas Company. congress is hereby given to the Union Gas Company to lex pipes for Ohio River, Jefferson conducting natural gas, petroleum, or salt water across the Ohio Ville: Rod., to LouisRiver at such points as may be deemed necessary, between the mouth of Buck Creek, in Harrison County, Indiana, and the city of Jefferson ville, Indiana, and points opposite thereto in the State of Kentucky, from any point in said State to the upper boundary of the city of Louisville, Kentucky: Provided, That said pipes be laid upon Proviso. or beneath the bed of the river and in such manner as not to inter- Not to obstruct navi. fere with navigation, and under the supervision of the Secretary of gat

War.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

March 2, 1889. CHAP. 363.-An act providing for the re-establishment of the light-house at

Point Isabel, Texas.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Point Isabel, Tex. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the light

United States of America Light-house estab- house at Point Isabel, in the State of Texas, be re-established at a lished.

cost not to exceed eight thousand dollars.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

March 2, 1889.

CHAP. 364.-An act to establish lights on the western end of Coney Island, New

-- York,

Light-house and for signal established.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Coney Island, N. y. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary

d fog. of the Treasury be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to estab

lish a light or lights and a fog signal on the western end of Coney Island, New York, at a sum not to exceed twenty-five thousand dollars.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

March 2, 1889. CHAP. 365.-An act to authorize the city of Lake View, Illinois, to erect a crib

- in Lake Michigan for waterworks purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Lake View, Ills. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent May erect pier in Lake Michigan for

eror of Congress is hereby given to the city of Lake View, county of water-works. Cook and State of Illinois, to extend a tunnel, or inlet pipes, into

Lake Michigan so far as may be deemed necessary to insure a supply of pure water, and to erect a pier or piers and crib in the navigable waters of said lake, for the making, preserving, and working of said

aqueducts or pipes or tunnel, the plan and location thereof to be subProviso.

ject to the approval of the Secretary of War; Provided, That said Lights, etc. city shall furnish and maintain at its own expense such beacon lights

or other signals on such piers or crib as the Light House Board shall prescribe.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

March 2, 1889. CHAP. 366.-An act for the establishment of a light-house and steam fog-signal

on the outer breakwater at the harbor of Chicago, Illinois.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Chicago, Ills. United States of America in Congress assembled, That a light-house signal on breakwater.

F. and steam fog-signal be established on the easterly end of the outer

breakwater at the harbor of Chicago, Lake Michigan, Illinois, at a Proviso.

cost not to exceed thirty-six thousand dollars: Provided, That this light may be established at any time without regard to the compli. tion of said breakwater.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

Mississippi.

March 2, 1889. CHAP. 367.-An act providing for the establishment of certain lights on the cost

- of Mississippi.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be estabRange-lights on Pascagoula River,

lished range-lights to guide into the mouth of the Pascagoula River,

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Mississippi, at a cost not to exceed one thousand dollars.

SEC. 2. That there be established a light on the east bank of Pearl River, Mississippi, opposite the draw in the railway bridge, at a cost not to exceed two hundred and fifty dollars.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

Pearl River.

CHAP. 368.-An act to amend section twenty-five hundred and seventy-nine of March 2, 1889. the Revised Statutes of the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the first clause Sabine Pass, Tex.

of Duties, etc., of dep or subdivision of section twenty-five huudred and seventy-nine of uty collector: the Revised Statutes of the United States is hereby amended so as to read:

"SEC: 2579. There shall be in the collection districts in the State R. 8., sec. 279, p. of Texas the following officers: In the district of Galveston, a collector, 1 who shall reside at Galveston; a deputy collector, who shall reside at Sabine Pass, and said deputy collector shall have power to enter and clear all vessels coming to that port and exercise such other powers as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe in pursuance of law; a surveyor, who shall reside at Velasco, and a surveyor, who shall reside at Houston."

Approved, March 2, 1889.

510, amended.

CHAP. 369.--An act providing for the construction of a steam-tender for service. March 2, 1889. on the Great Lakes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That a steam-tender Light-house Estab-

lishment for light-house duty on the Northwestern Lakes to be constructed Tender for service on at a cost not to exceed eighty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the Great Lakes.

Proviso, the construction of said tender shall be let to the lowest responsible Advertisement. bidder after advertisement.

Approved, March 2, 1889.

CHAP. 370.-An act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the March 2, 1889. government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the half of District of Columbia

appropriations. the following sums named, respectively, is hereby appropriated, out ap of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the other half out of the revenues of the District of Columbia, for the Hall from District purposes following, being for the expenses of the government of the revenues. District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety, namely :

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FOR EXECUTIVE OFFICE: For two Commissioners, at five thousand Executive office. dollars each; one Engineer Commissioner, nine hundred and twentyfour dollars (to make salary five thousand dollars); one secretary, Commissioners, sec

retary, etc. two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one clerk, stenographer and type-writer, one thousand two hundred dollars; one messenger, six hundred dollars; one messenger, four hundred and eighty dollars; one driver, four hundred and eighty dollars; one inspector of buildings, two thousand four hundred dollars; one assistant inspector of buildings, one thousand two hundred dollars; one assistant inspector of buildings, one thousand dollars ; one clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; one clerk, nine hundred dollars; one messenger, four hundred and eighty dollars ; one janitor, seven

hundred dollars; one laborer, at one dollar per day, three hundred and thirteen dollars; one steam engineer, nine hundred dollars; one property clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars ; one clerk, nine hundred dollars; one clerk, seven hundred and twenty dollars; one messenger clerk, six hundred dollars; one messenger, four hundred and eighty dollars ; three watchmen, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; one chief inspector of plumbing, two thousand dollars; two assistant inspectors of plumbing, at one thousand dollars each; one harbor master, one thousand two hundred dollars; for rent of property yards, one thousand dollars ; for contingent expenses, including printing, books, stationery, and other necessary expenses, three thousand dollars; in all, forty-five thousand five hun

dred and seventy-seven dollars. Assessor's office. FOR ASSESSOR'S OFFICE: For one assessor, three thousand dollars;

two assistant assessors, at one thousand six hundred dollars each; one special assessment clerk, one thousand seven hundred dollars: one clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand dollars each; one clerk, at one thousand dollars, in charge of records; one license clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; one inspector of licenses, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand dollars; one assistant or clerk, nine hundred dollars; one clerk and messenger nine hundred dollars; for contingent ex: penses, including printing, books, stationery, detection of frauds on the revenue, and other necessary items, one thousand dollars; in all,

eighteen thousand three hundred dollars. Collector's office. For COLLECTOR'S OFFICE: For one collector, four thousand dol.

lars; one cashier, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one bookkeeper, one thousand six hundred dollars; four clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; three clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars, eact; one messenger, six hundred dollars; for contingent expenses, including printing, books, stationery, and other necessary items, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; in all,

eighteen thousand four hundred and fifty dollars, Distraint for per. For necessary expenses in the collection of overdue personal taxes

by distraint and sale or otherwise, and for other necessary items one Proviso.

thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That hereafter the fees and Vol. 19, p. 398. cost of proceeding, collected by the collector of taxes under the act

of March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, for making distress and sale of property for personal taxes in arrears, shall be depusited by said collector in the Treasury of the United States as

other revenues of the District are deposited. Auditor's office. FOR AUDITOR'S OFFICE: For one auditor, three thousand dollars;

one chief clerk, who shall hereafter, in the necessary absence or in ability of the auditor from any cause, perform his duties, without additional compensation, one thousand eight hundred dollars; cum book-keeper, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; three clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one messenger, six hundred dollars; for temporary clerkhire, one thousand dollars; for contingent expenses, including books, stationery, and other necessary items, three hundred dollars; in all,

sixteen thousand five hundred dollars. Attorney's office. FOR ATTORNEY'S OFFICE: For one attorney, four thousand dollars;

one assistant attorney, two thousand dollars; one special assistant attorney, one thousand two hundred dollars; one law clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; one messenger, two hundred dollars; for rent of office, one hundred dollars; for contingent expenses, including books, stationery, printing, and other necessary items, four hundred dollars; for judicial expenses, including the printing of briefs and witness fees in District cases before the supreme court of the District of Columbia, two thousand five hundred dollars: in all, eleven thousand six hundred dollars.

sonal taxes.

Fees.

FOR SINKING-FUND OFFICE. UNDER CONTROL OF THE TREASURER Sinking-fund office OF THE UNITED STATES: For one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars ; one clerk, nine hundred dollars; for contingent expenses, including books, stationery, printing, and miscellaneous items, three hundred dollars; in all, two thousand seven hundred dollars.

FOR CORONER'S OFFICE: For one coroner, one thousand eight hun- Coroner's office. dred dollars; for contingent expenses, including jurors' fees, stationery, books, blanks, removal of deceased persons, making autopsies and holding inquests, seven hundred dollars; for services in care of morgue, three hundred dollars; in all, two thousand eight hundred dollars.

FOR MARKET-MASTERS: For two market-masters, at one thousand Market-masters. two hundred dollars each; one market-master, nine hundred dollars; for hire of laborers for cleaning markets, at rate not exceeding one hundred dollars per market, three hundred dollars; contingent expenses, repairs and painting, and other necessary items, one thousand dollars; in all, four thousand six hundred dollars.

FOR ENGINEER'S OFFICE: One chief clerk, one thousand nine hun Engineer's office. dred dollars; one clerk,' at one thousand six hundred dollars; one clerk, at one thousand four hundred dollars; four clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one clerk, at nine hundred dollars;'one computing engineer, two thousand four hundred dollars; one inspector of asphalt and cements, two thousand four hundred dollars; one messenger, four hundred and eighty dollars; one inspector of gas and meters, two thousand dollars; one superintendent of streets, two thousand dollars; one superintendent of roads, one thousand four hundred dollars; one superintendent of lamps, one thousand dollars; superintendent of parking, one thousand two hundred dollars; one assistant superintendent of parking, seven hundred dollars ; one assistant engineer, one thousand six hundred dollars; two assistant engineers, at one thousand five hundred dollars each; one draughtsman, one thousand two hundred dollars; three inspectors of, streets and sewers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; three rodmen, at seven hundred and eighty dollars each three axmen, at six hundred and fifty dollars each; one messenger clerk, at six hundred dollars; two messengers, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; two laborers, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; in all, forty thousand one hundred and fifty dollars.

For contingent expenses, including books, stationery, binding and Contingent expenses. preservation of records in the engineer's and surveyor's offices, printing, maintaining and keeping in good order the laboratory and apparatus in the office of the inspector of gas and meters, and in the office of the inspector of asphalt and cement and other necessary items, five thousand dollars. That overseers and inspectors, temporarily required in connection Temporary over

seers, etc. with sewer, street, or road work, or the construction and repair of buildings and bridges, or any work done under contracts authorized by appropriations, and all expenses incidental to or necessary for the proper execution of said work, shall be paid out of the sums appropriated for said work and for the time actually engaged thereon; and the Commissioners of the District, in their annual report to Congress shall report the number of such overseers and inspectors, and their work, and the sums paid to each, and out of what appropriation.

Streets, avenues, STREETS, AVENUES, ALLEYS, AND ROADS.

alloys, and roads.

For work on sundry. streets and avenues named in Appendix Improvement, etc. CC," Book of Estimates, for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety, including fifteenth street between Pennsylvania and New York Avenues, seven hundred and sixty-two thousand dollars, to be expended in the discretion of the Commissioners on streets and

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