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THIRTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 125, 126. 1856. 51 Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That whenever, from any cause, it District Attormay be impossible for the district attorney to attend at court, it shall be **3; gggtifftgs his duty to see that an meet and proper person, learned in the law, residing Fu Cm-mm cases, as near the place where the court is held as possible, does attend to such business as may appcrtain to the duties of his office, and in all such cases the {ccs and charges to be paid shall be only such as the district attorney H¤W P¤idwould havc been authorized by law to charge had be personally attended and performed the service : Provided, however, That before any such substitution is sanctioned, or payment made, the necessity thereof shall be shown to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Interior. Sec. 15. And be dt further enacted, That all provisions of law incon- I I¤°°¤SiS*°¤* . . . laws repealed. mstent with tins act are hereby repealed. APPROVED, August 16, 1856. CHAP. CXXV.-—An Act Jorovidingjbr q necessary Increase and better Organization of Aug 1g 1g5g_ the Medzcal and Hospztal Department of the Army. eé Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United ;;0¤5?;r;;$s States q America in Congress assembled, That there be added to the ***9 "i$h***$Sig medical department of the army four surgeons and eight assistant sur- 2; a?;§i;;§ in geons, to be appointed in accordance with existing laws. the army. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of War bc, Staward hoszmd he is hereby, authorized to appoint, from the enlisted men of the ggmgpggztgg army, or to cause to be enlisted, as many competent hospital stewards bg, Sgcygmry as the service may require, not to exceed one for each military post. 0 WM- The said hospital stewards I;0 be mustered and paid on hospital muster r0Hs, as non-commissioned swf? OfHC01"S, with the rank, pay, and emolu- Their rank, ments of 2, sergeant of ordnance, and to be permanently attached to the Pa}? &°· mcdica.l and hospital department, under such regulations as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of War. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That soldiers acting as cooks and S01d1e? acting nurses m h0sp1ta}s, be and are hereby allowed the extra pay authorized 1‘fius;"2HshOg;i to soldiers on faugue duty, by "An act to increase the pay of the rank tuls to bg ay- and gile of the 3.1`m)’, approved August fourth, eighteen hundred and I<>V;'§;¤Xtg¤ 21;- fifty— our. 6 · ° · · A1>1>120v1~:1>, August 16, 1856. §v},1_ x_ p_ W6_ CHAP. CXXVI.——An Act for continuing the Irppreuement of the Des Moines Rapids, Aug· 16, 1g5g_ zn the Mzsszssnppz Rzver. —;— Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Oongmss assembled, That there be, and is hereby Appropriation appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appro- ff. °°“ti““i“€ primed, the sum of two hundred thousand dollars, for continuing the of qg; Ig;i improvement of the Des Moines Rapids, in the Mississippi River, Lo be Moines Rapidx expended under the superintendcmcc of the Secretary 0F Wa1·. Ix THE HOUsE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES, August 11th, 1856. The President of the United States having returned to the House of Representatives, in which it originated; the bill entitled "An act for continuing the improvement of the Des Moines Rapids, in the Mississippi River," with his objections thereto, the House of Representatives proceeded, in pursuance of the Constitution, to reconsider the same ; and Resolved, That the said bill do pass, two thirds of the House of Representatives agreeing to pass the same. Attest: `WM. CULLOM, Ulerk of House Representatives.