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PUBLIC ACTS CF THE FIFTIETH CONGRESS or rim UNITED STATES Passed at the first session, which was begun and held at the city of Washingtoii, in the District of Ooiiiinbia, on Jlonday, the fifth day of December, 1887, and was adjourned without day on Saturday, the twentieth day of October, 1888. GRO\’ER CLEVELAND, President; J ous J. INGALLS, President of the Senate pro tempore; JOHN G. CARLISLE was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives December fifth. 1887; SAMUEL S. COX was elected Speaker pro tempore January seventeenth, 1888; Mr. CARLISLE resumed the duties of Speaker February sixth; SAMUEL S. COX was elected Speaker pro tempore February twenty-third; Mr. CARLISLE resumed the duties of Speaker March fourteenth; JAMES H. BLOUNT was elected Speaker pro tem pore June twenty-eighth; Mr. CARLISLE resumed the duties of S eaker June thirtieth; BENTON MCSIILLIN was elected Speaker pro tempore Jully thirty-first; Mr. CARLISLE resumed the duties of Speaker August fourth; SAMUEL S. COX was elected Speaker pro tempore September seventeenth; Mr. CARLISLE resumed the duties of Speaker September twenty-fourth.

 IL——An act to amend the law concerning the Commissioner of Fish and January 20, 1888.

enes. _‘""‘"’——‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re esentatirves of the United States of America in Congress assembled?"` That section four Fish Commissioner. thousand three hundred and ninety-five of the Revised St tutes of _ the United States be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as 8_=f,,S;;g,n‘,f§,g_‘3°°i *°· fo ows: _ That there shall be appointed by the President, by and with the F.€{l>¤¤¤(;i=;,¤;>];¤v¤ of advice and consent of the Senate. a person of scientific and practical is °° ems` acquaintance with the fish and fisheries to be a Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries, and he shall receive a salary at the rate of five thou- Sulnvr. sand dollars a year, andhe shall be removable at the pleasure of the President. Said Commissioner shall not hold any other office or em- Not to new any ployment under the authority of the United States or any State. °°°°"°m°° Approved, January 20, 1888. CHAP. 2.-An act relating to perniissuble marks. printing or writing. upon sec- J nnunry 20. 1888. ond, third, and fourth-class matter. and to amend the twenty-second and twenty- ""‘—""_" third sections of an act entitled "An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-Oiiice Department for the tiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of A merica ·i n Congress assembled, That maj];;},],; rennissiuie marks matter of the second·class shall contain DO Writing, print, or sign °°€£lm1?`3_ 3e;, thereon or therein in addition to the original print, except as herein provided, to wit: the name and address of the person to whom the matter shall be sent, index figures of subscription book either printed or written, the printed title of the publication and the place of its S:;:_¤d¢i¤—** mw publication. the printed or written name and address without addi- ma ` tion of advertisement of the publisher or sender. or both. and written or printed words or iierures. or both, indicating the date on which the subscription to such matter will end. the correction of any tylpographical error, a mark except bv written or printed words. to esignate a work or passage to which it is desired to call attention; the words "sample co y" when the matter is sent as such, the words "marked c0py” when the matter contains a marked item or article, and publishers or news agents may inclose in their publications, bills, STAT L-—-VOL XXV——-l (1)