Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 25.djvu/390

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344 FIFTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ons. 700, 701. 1888. Uegsbv °'·‘” °°m· Sec. 4. That all railroad Companies desiring theuse of said bridge pmshall have, and be entitled to, equal rights and privileges relative to the lpassage of railway trams over the same, and over the approaches '°° t “S?1’*"" “*’°h"”"’”"*“" °fo$zr§S$S%i“£Fd ‘i§’l»i‘§3‘?§3’?h0°S2€§£§i use· an in case e owner or , _ railroad companies, or any of them, desiring such use, shall fail to '!'¢¤¤¤~ agree upon the sum or sums to be paid, and upon rules and condition which each shall perform in using said bridge, all matters at issue between them shall be delcided py 1%hphSecret'ary of War upon hear- ` f the l e atio s an proo s o e par 10S. _ wwmwuw IBS5o. 5. Ilhatganylbridge authorized to be constructed under this "”'°'° °t°' act shall be built and located under and subject to the regulations for the securityl of said river as the Secretary of War shall prescribe; and to secure t at object the owner or owners thereof shall submit to the Secretary of War, for his examination and approval, a design and drawings of the bridge, and a malp of the location, giving for the space of one mile above and one m1 e below the proposed location, the topography_of the banks of the river, the shore-line at high or low water, the direction and strength of the current at all stages, and the soundings, actually showing the bed of the stream, the_1ocation_ of any other bridge or bridges, and shall furnish such other information als may be required tfpr th; fpll audi patisfactorzr glndlerssanding of t e sub'ect; an un i suc an an ocation o e ri ge are approved by the Secretary of Vlar, the bridge shall not be commenced or built, and should any change be made in the plan of said bridge during the progress of construction, such change shall be subject to the approva 0 the Secretaig of War. _ _ Amendment. Sec. 6. That the right to _ ter, amend, or repeal this_act is hereby expressly reserved, and the riglht to require any changes in said structure, or its entire removal at the expense of the owners thereof, whenever the Secretary of War shall decide that the public interest requires it, is also expressly reserved. _ _ _ oommeneemsmmu Sec. 7. That this act shall be null and void if actual construction °°“‘P‘°“°“· of the bridge herein authorized be not commenced within eighteen months and completed within four years from the date thereof. Approved, July 24, 1888. July 24, ism. RiCKAti*i\7(:)1.—l;An`pct to authorize the building of a bridge across the Mississippi ———-·————·—··-·· vera ’a as a, i nmeso a. Be it eraacful by the Sewzgztc and House of Regnrsentcdives of the b*m%·-¤rm2y;é.i¤L¤;r $]\;u{ailSfate=.s·Ho_f rrievmalvpn Congrogs asspmblecl. {That the city of Ri E _ ‘ a ms ia, in e a e o innesota. e, am is iere y authorized to v r construct and maintain a bridge for the assa e of irehicles of all P 8 kinds, animals, and foobplassengers. across that part of the Mississippi River east of the main c anne of said river, at a point opposite or nearly opposite the said city of Wabasha, and to charge for such use mus. such reasonable rates of tol as may be approved from time to time by the Secretary of War._ _ rawrunesgmeummd Sec. 2. That any bridge constructed under this act and accordi "°°"'°“ ‘ to limitations shall lea lawful structure, and shall be recognizbd an nown as a post—rou e, upon which also no higher ch shall be made for the transmission over the same for the mails tllilgtroo s and the munitions of war of the United States than the ’ t Ii], - ra -e r m e paid for their transdportation over railroads or public highwaymmin to said bridge; an the United States and all companies and individg Pusan megmpn. uals shall have the right of wa for telegraph, postal-telegraph, and telephone ppirposes across said bridge. asegryywlgszgw Sec. 3. at any bridge authorized to be constructed under this pp ’° ’ ‘ act shall be built and located under and subject to such regulations for the security of navigation of said river as the Secretary of War