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556 FIFTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 1096, 1097. 1888. upon being satisfied that a bridge built on such plan, and with such accessory works, and at such locality, will conform to the prescribed conditions of this act, to notify the company that he approve the same; and upon receiving such notification the said company may proceed to an erection of said bridge, conforming strictly to the approved plan and location; and should any change be made in the plan of the bridge or said accessory works, (lU.1'lI1g the progress of work thereon, such change shall be subject likewise to t 19 approval of the Secretary of War, and be made at the expense of the company making the same; ¤¢i:¤¢i¤¤· and in case of any litigation arising from any obstruction or alleged obstruction to the free navigation of said Missouri River, caused or alleged to be caused b said bridge, the case may be brought in the circuit court of the Iinited States for the district of Kansas or for pheddistrict of lgisszcugi in which any portion of said obstruction or r1 e ma e oca . It-i¤*f¤¥m¤g¤¤¤¤‘¤ Sub 4. That the said bridge and accessorylworks, when built and °° "°S°`r° ‘ constructed under this act and accordin to the terms and limitations thereof, shall be lawful structures; anx? said nudge shall be recognized a.nd known as a post-route upon which also no higher charge 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 the transportation over the railroad or public highways lea ing to said bridge; and said bridge shall enjoy the rig ts an privileges of other post-routes in the United States; and Congress reserves the right at any time to regulate byapplro riate legislation the charges of freight and ngprs over said ridge. Pew! ¤=¤¢zr¤v¤· Sec. 5. That theglinited States s all have the right of way for such postal-telegraph lines across said bridge as the Government may construct or control, and equal privileges in the use of said bridge shall be granted to all telegraph and telephone companies. Amendment. Sec. 6. That Congress shall have power at any time to alter, amend, or repeal this act so as to prevent or remove all obstructions to the navigation of said river by the construction of said bridge and its accessory works; and the expense of altering said bridge or removing such obstructions shall be at the expense of the owners of or persons controllingsuch bridge. wulggcement end Sec. 7, hat this act shall be null and void if actual construction of °°'"*’ "‘ the bridge herein authorized be not commenced within one year and completed within three years from the date thereof. Approved, October 12, 1888. October 12,1m CHAP. 109'I.—A.n act prescribing the times for sales and for notice of sales of ···>··-··· property in the District of Columbia for overdue taxes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House og Representatives of the bipmna ot comm- United States oérlnterica. in Congress assem Zed, That the Commis- S;,,, 0, M, mm sioners of the istrict of Colum ia shall prepare a list of all taxes for erreersorraxes. on real propeztiy in said District subject to taxation upon which said taxes are levi and in arrears on the first day of July, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, and each ear thereafter, including all taxes due to the late corporations of Uashington City, Georgetown, the levy co1u·t of the county of Washington, and the District of Columdmniieueeuoruszcr b1a; and said Commissioners shall publish the same, with a notice

  • ` ‘*“"" ‘· of sale, in a pamphlet, of which not less than five thousand copies

shall be printed for distribution to taxpayers applying therefor; and a of said plroperty shall be published once in a daily newspaper, published in the 1StI'lCt of Columbia, at a cost not to exceed the sum of lifteen cents for each parcel of property so advertised. Said Commissioners shall, on the first Tuesday in January, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and the first Tues ay in September of each year