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252 FOHTYFIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. ll. BES. 22, 24, 25, 26. 1878. shall cause another five thousand copies to be printed and bound, at the expense of the United States, to be sold in like manner, unless otherwise disposed of by order of Congress; the cost of the same to be paid from the general appropriation for printing. Approved, May 22, 1878. May 31, 1878, [No. 24.] Joint resolution to pay the laborers known as cloak-room men and to place ————— them on the Doorkeepers roll. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Chek-¤>0mm¤¤· States of America in Congress assembled, That ten laborers known as cloak-room men of the House of Representatives, who clean the hall of the House daily, are entitled to pay as laborers from the sixteenth day of December last, and that they be paid as such, to the close of the Appropriation. present fiscal year, and the sum of three thousand nine hundred and - Precise. thirteen dollars is hereby appropriated for that purpose: Provided, That hereafter eight laborers only be employed as session laborers on the roll of the Doorkeeper of the House, to perform said labor and that they be paid at the same rate as other session laborers. Approved, May 31, 1878. May 31, 1878. [No} 25.] Joint resolution granting the use of tents at the soldiers' reunion to be held -————-1-— at Des Moines, Iowa. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Soldiers reunion States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, at Des Moi MS; and he is hereby, authorized to send from some convenient government °°““ f°’· arsenal, to be used at the soldiers’ reunion at or near Des Moines, Iowa, to be held during the fall of the year of eighteen hundred and seventy- eight, such tents as can be conveniently spared; said tents to be returned after the holding of said reunion meeting in as like good condition as when received. Approved, May 31, 1878. June 7, 1878. [No. 26.] Joint resolution providing for issue of arms to Territories. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Additional mms, States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is etc.,for Territ¤ri•¤¤· hereby authorized to cause to be issued to each of the Territories of the United States (in addition to arms and ammunition the issue of which has been heretofore provided for), such arms not to exceed one thousand in number as he may deem necessary, and ammunition for the same not p,,,,,,,,,_ to exceed fifty ball cartridges for each arm: Provided, That such issue shall be only from arms owned by the Government of the United States Proviao. which have been superseded and no longer issued to the Army: And provided further, That said arms shall be issued only in the following manner-, and upon the following conditions, namely, upon the requisition of the governors of said Territories showing the absolute necessity for arms for the protection of citizens and their property against hostile In- Proviao. dians within or of Indian raids into such Territories: And provided further, That the said governor or governors of said Territories to whom the said arms may be issued shall give good and sufficient bond or bonds for the return of said arms, or payment therefor, at such time as the Secretary of War may designate, as now provided for by law. Approved, June 7, 1878.