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FORTY—SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 289, 290. 1873. 611 feet on Polk street and one hundred and ninety-eight and one half feet on difference in Fifth avenue, or thereabouts ; the difference in value between such pieces "°l“$ l!°"d*° lj: of land to be ascertained bya commission to consist of five persons, two of QQ2f; mm an whom shall. be appointed by said Secretary of the Treasury, two by the municipal authorities of the city of Chicago, and the four commissioners so selected shall choose a fifth; and that upon the receipt of the report of such commission, or of a. majority thereof, and its approval by the Secretary of the Treasury, the government of the United States or the city of Chicago, as the case may be, shall pay to the other in money the difference so ascertained in the value of said pieces of land; and any money which the United States may be required to pay is subject to future appropriation by Congress : Provided, That the State of Illinois shall cede to the United States §tste of Illiits jurisdiction over the property thus acquired by the United States, to- nggggigggglcggg gether with the right to tax or in any way assess said land or the prop- gclegigg me right erty of the United States that may be thereon during the time that the w ¤¤=· United States shall be or remain the owner thereof. APPROVED, March 1873. CHAP. CCLXXXIX. —An Act to grovide for a Building suitabk for a Post-ofice, for March 3, 18l3. the Accommodation of the Revenue Mms, andjhc United States Courts and their Off- `__`Y—·` cars, in the City of Parkersburgh, est Virgirua. Be it enacted by the Senate and‘11G>use of Representatives of the Uizited States a f America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas- Building to be ury be, and hereby is authorized and directed to cause to be constructed ;,°¤_?’¤°*°d a suitable brick building, with a fire-proof brick vault extending to each g$;s,°i,iR,ul§;,{' story, in the city of Parkersburgh, West Virginia, for a post-olfice, and for post-office, for the accommodation of the United States revenue officers, and the °°““*· &°· United States courts and their officers; and the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars is hereby appropriated for the purpose aforesaid out APP¤<>1>1‘i¤¤l<>¤· of any money in` the treasury not otherwise appropriated; and the Secre tary of the Treasury shall cause proper plans and estimates to be made, so Plans and esti that no expenditures shall be made or authorized, for the full completion ‘“°"“· of said building, beyond the sum herein appropriated: Provided, That no money hereby appropriated shall be used or expended until the valid title “NgI$;&**3’nlg,b¤ to the land for a site, independent and unexposed to danger from fire in tml; is Obtained, adjacent buildings. shall be vested in the United States, nor until the State J¤risdicri¤n_ of West Virginia shall cede its jurisdiction over the same, and also duly release and relinquish to the United States the right to tax or in any way assess said site, or the property of the United States that may be thereon, during the time that the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof. Approved, March 3, 1873. CHAP. CCXC. — An Act to authorize the National Bank of Springfield, Missouri, to March 3, 1873: change its Name. -"`_`—-"-__` Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the name of the National _ NSW; of Ng- Bank of Springfield, Missouri, shall be changed to the First National gggirlglimlj gn? Bank of Springfield, Missouri, whenever the board of directors of said souri, changed bank shall accept the new name by resolutions of the board and cause a Kglégsslx copy of such resolutions, duly authenticated, to be filed with the comp- ` troller of the currency: Provided, That such acceptance be made within six months after the passage of this act. Sec. 2. That all debts, demands, liabilities, rights, privileges and _ HiFi3G wd powers of the National Bank of Springfield, Missouri, shall devolve upon lf3c':;?;? Kg; and inure to the First National Bank of Springfield, Missouri, whenever hams. such change of name is effected. Approved, March 3, 1873.