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FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 313, 314, 315, 316. 1878. 169 authorized and directed to pay to said Eads, his lawful assigns or legal representatives, the sums for which said warrants are drawn. All other Rnninining n,,,,, payments to said James B Eads his lawful assigns or legal represent- ments aceommgto atives are to be made under and in pursuance of the provisions of the f°¤¤°¤” =¤>¤· hereinbefore recited act; the whole of said act, except as the same is hereby expressly modilied or amended, to have the same force and effect as if this act had not been passed. Sec. 4 The President of the United States is hereby authorized and Board or engidirected to convene a hoard of five engineers of the army, which said ¤•’>¢F¤ *0 examine board shall visit the works in process of construction by said James B. ""‘d “’P°'°· Eads at the South Pass of the Mississippi River, and make an examination of the same, and make a full report of the progress made in the construction of the works, the probable cost of their completion, and the results produced, or that may properly be produced by them, their probable permancncy, and of the advisability of any modification of the terms of the act under which said Eads is constructing said works, so far as regards dimensions of channel through the jetties, and of the terms of payment for the same; which said report shall be submitted to the Secretary of War, to be presented at the next session of Congress Approved, June 19, 1878. CHAP. 314.~·An act for the relief of settlers on the public lands. Jimi, 19, 1g7g_ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America i n Congress assembled, That the provisions of an act of Gmnniinnpnn mv- Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventyseven, ages. entitled *‘An act for the relief of settlers on the public lands", are hereby {577- °h· 137 extended to those settlers whose crops were destroyed or seriously injured ESQ2x3_ "’ by the grasshoppers during the year eighteen hundred and seventy-six. Approved, June 19, 1878. CHAP. 315.-An act to provide for the holding of a term of the district and circuit June 19, 1878. courts of the United States at Lincoln, Nebraska —»———————— Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be one term of Nebraska. the United States district and circuit courts for the district of Nebraska, . T°””“ °f °°“'*“ held in the city of Lincoln, Nebraska, on the first Monday of January in m' each year from and after the passage of this act; and one grand jury and Juries. one petit jury only shall be summoned and serve in both of said courts at each term thereof Approved, J unc 19, 1878. CHAP. 316.-An act to create an Auditor of Railroad Accounts and for other June 19, 1878. f p1lI'p0SOB. ’_*";""‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section twenty of the act 1862.¤h·1?0,§2fl. entitled “An act to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph 12 S“”··‘*98· line from the Missouri River to the Paciiic Ocean, and to secure to the }§6€i°:‘·,7g· government the use of the same for postal, military and other purposes", lfepagién ’ approved July first anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and the act entitled “An act relative to tiling reports of railroad companies ” approved June twenty-Hlth, anno Domini eighteen hundred and sixty- eight, be, and the same are hereby, repealed. SEC 2. That the office of Auditor of Railroad Accounts is hereby Auditor of Railestablished as a bureau of the Interior Department. The said Auditor Fwd A¢<><>¤¤iS- shall be appointed by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The annual salary of the said sanity_ Auditor shall be, and is hereby, iixed at the sum of five thousand dollars. To assist the said Auditor to perform the duties of said office,