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FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 160,161. 1892. 1.19 Sec. 4. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this act is hereby Amendment, ew. expressly reserved, and the right to require any changes in said structure, or its entire removal at the expense of the owners thereof, whenever Congress shall decide that the public interest requires it, is also expressly reserved. Sec. 5. That this act shall be null and void if actual construction of 0¤¤¤¤¤,¤¤¤¤r¤¤¤t wd the bridge herein authorized be not commenced within one year and °°mpl°“°"' · completed within three years from the passage of this act. Approved, July 13, 1892. CHAP. 161.-An act makni appropriations for the a ment of invalid and other pensions of the United Statesgfoiqthd) iiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen undred and ninety-three, 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 following sums be, t_P<>¤¤i<>¤¤ appropriaand the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treas- ’°"s` ury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of pensions for the fiscal year ending June thirtdeth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, and for other purposes, namely: For Army and Navy pensions, as follows: For invaiids, widows, _I¤vmm, em., peuminor children, and dependent relatives; survivors and widows ot °‘°"°‘ the war of eighteen hundred and twelve and with Mexico, including allowances under the act of Congress approved June twenty- V<>1-26.p.182. seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety, and all arrears of pensions granted by the acts of January twenty-fifth and March third, eighteen V¤l·2°·Pr·265·46°· hundred and seventy-nine, or by any other existing law, one hundred and forty-four million nine hundred and fifty-six thousand dollars: Provided, That the appropriation aforesaid for Navy pensions shall P'°*>‘•°·*- be paid from the income of the Navy pension fund, so tar as the same Navy i>¤¤¤i<>¤¤· may be sufficient for that purpose: And provided further, That the amount expended under each of the above items shall be accounted A°°°¤¤°¤- for separately. And any unexpended balance of the appropriation for c0§¤l¤3q¤ for =¤¤¤¤r¤ the payment of the arrears of pensions granted by the act of Congress em m' approved January twentyfrifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, V0l·?0. pp. 265. 469. made by the act approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy- - nine, is hereby covered into the Treasury. _ _ For tees and expenses of examining surgeons for services rendered g£,f_?§j],jd{""g ’“" within the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-three, one million two hundred and fifty thousand dollars. And each member of each examining board shall, as now authorized by law, receive the sum of two dollars for the examination of each applicant whenever five or a less number shall be examined on any one day, and one dollar for the Pm. M examination of each additional applicant on such day: Provided, That H ` if twenty or more applicants appear on one day, no fewer than twenty , _ _ shall, if practicable, be examined on said day, and that if fewer exami- E“““‘"“°’°"”‘ nations be then made, twenty or more having appeared, then there shall be paid for the first examinations made on the next examination day the fee of one dollar only until twenty examinations shall have been made: Provided further, That no fee shall be paid to any member of n}f\;’BQ‘é‘L“¤‘°*““°"*°° an examining board unless personally present and assisting in the ex- ' amination of applicant. For salaries of eighteen agents for the payment of pensions, at four Agents smries. thousand dollars each, seventy-two thousand dollars. For clerk hire, four hundred thousand dollars: Provided That the gljzgsgifsamount of clerk hire for each agency shall be apportioned as nearly as xppmiomnsm. practicable in proportion to the number of pensioners paid at each agency, and the salaries paid shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior. For fuel, seven hundred and fifty dollars. rua.