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FORTYSIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. OH. 162, 163, 164. 1880. 169 with the current of the lake: And provided also, That said draw shall Prwin. be opened promptly, upon reasonable signal, for the passage of boats and in no case shall unnecessary delay occur in opening said draw-bridge during or after the passage of trains. ‘ Sec. 3. That any bridge constructed under the provisions of this act Brid e to be and according to its limitations shall be a lawful structure, and shall be 1‘°°°€¤%¤°<l M S known and recognized as a post-route, upon which also no higher charge P°“°"°‘“’°· shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and the munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the1r_ transportation over the railroads or public highways leading to the said bridge, and the United States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes across said bridge. Sec. 4. That all railway companies desiring to use said bridge shall Railway complihave and be entitled to equal rights and privileges in the passage of the ’%i°*‘ "“"'°1°d. *9 same and in the use of the machinery and nxtures thereof, and of all the fggggs “**‘* P*`“'*' approaches thereto, under and upon such terms and conditions as shall g ' be prescribed by the Secretary of War upon hearing the allegations and proofs of the parties in case they shall not agree. Sec. 5. That the plan and specincations with the necessary drawings of Plans and specisaid bridge shall be submitted to the Secretary of War for his approval, 6°¤’°*°¤¤· and until he approve the plan and location of said bridge it shall not be built or commenced, andrshould any change be made in the plan of said bridge during the progress of the work thereon such changes shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of War; and all changes in the construction of said bridge that may be directed by Congress shall be made at the cost and expense of the owners thereof. ‘ Sec. 6. That the right to alter, amend or repeal this act as in the Reservations. judgment of Congres the public good may require and to compel the removal of any obstructions to navigation caused by said bridge at the expense of the persons or corporations taking the benefit of this act, is hereby reserved. Approved, June 9, 1880. CHAP. 163.-A.u act confirming the titleto block numbered fourteen, in Baker City, June 9, 1880. _ Oregon, to Baker County. ···—···———·· Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the title to so much of Title to mock block fourteen, in Baker ity, Oregoig as the United States has title to, glzftceg ¤ <= F be, and the same is hereby, conllrme to the county of Baker, Oregon, Hiuféd ,2*/~],#a ff?} and that a patent be issued to the said county therefor, without preju- County, 0mg.,,,_ dice to the right of any adverse claimant to any part thereof Approved, June 9, 1880. - - ‘ —two hundred and sixt -two and June 9, 1880. · C?é5tyi.thr?ee lililhclhrlgll ta?nd*ldl:g?>f€th:1Rg;i:;i1°1Stt§.tutm of the United Statgs, in rela- *;*1 tion to the settlefs affidavit in pre-emptwn and commuted homestead entries. Be tt enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the_United _ States of America in Congress assembled That the affidavit required to gfggggj, be made by sections twenty-two hundred and sixty-two and twenty-three K S_ 230,; hundred and one of the Revised Statutes of the United States, may be A,,,,,,,d,,,1_ made before the clerk of the county court or oi any court of record, of the county and State or district and Territory in which the lands are situated; and if said lands aresituated in any unorganized county, such affidavit may be made in a similar manner in any adjacent county in said State or Territory, and the aflidavit so made and duly subscribed shall have the same force and elfcct as if made before the register or receiver of the proper land district; and the sa1ne_ shall be transmitted by such clerk of the court to the register and recelver with the fee and ohar8“ allowed by law. Approved, June 9, 1880.