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66 FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 156, 159, 160. 1890. ¤¤¤¤1¤o¤•m¤¤ or Sac` 19. That the commissioners and alternate commissioners °°"“'“°'°°“°”* °l°‘ appointed under this act shall not be entitled to any compensation for their services out of the Treasury of the Unite States, except '1`¤‘•¤¤!>¤¤¤i¤¤- their actual expenses for tran portation and the sum of six dollars ggmbdsfence. I { per day for subsistence for each diy they are necessarily absent from ,,¤,,,,-°”’" °" ° theirhomes on the business of said commission. The officers of said commission shall receive such compensation as may be fixed by said ' commission, subject to the approva of the Secretary of the Treasury, which shall be paid out of the sums appropriated by Congress in aid of such exposition. u5¢°:¤imsbtiiiZ it El}'? Sec. 20. That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to create cess uzsppmpi-anon. any liability of the United States, direct or indirect, for any debt or ob igation incurred, nor for any claim for aid or cuniary assistance from Congress or the Treasury of the United Sthtes in support or liquidation of any debts or obligations created by said commission in excess of appropriations made y Con ·ess therefor. $$3 gw Sec. 21. That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to over- ' ride or interfere with the laws of any State, and all contracts made in anyhStat¢; for the purposes of the exhibition shall be subject to the aws ereo . ‘ d!{L g Sec. 22. That no member of said commission, whether an officer or otherwise, shall be personally liable for a11y debt or obligation which may be created or incurred by the said commission. Approved, April 25, 1890. ADH! $.100- CHAP. 159.-An act in relation to immediate trans rtation of dutiable goods, """"""""_ amendatory of the act of June tenth, eighteen huudred)0 and eighty. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Sm mg ww United States of America in Congress assembled, That section one

 of an act entitled "An act to amend the statutes in relationto im-

MM, ,g***l¢¤¤¤ ¤*· mediate transportation of dutiable goods, and for other purposes," v¤1.z¤,i»p.1vs,1·:4. approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to include the ports of San Diego and Wilmington, in California, and that all dutiable goods or merchandise delivered at said ports and destined for either of the ports specified in the seventh section of said act as hereby amended sha be entitled to immediate transportation to the port of their destination, . as provided in the act whic is hereby amended. Approved, April 26, 1890. APjf¤_$jL8¤0- CHAP. 160.-An act to construct a public building at Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the $3;% §{,‘,“,g§8‘·'· United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary ` of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pur- 5**- chase, acquire by condemnation, or otherwise provide a site and _ cause to be erected thereon a suitable. commodious, and substantial B““"'“¢· building, including nre-proof vaults, heating and Ventilating apparatus, e evators, and approaches, for the use and accommodation of the United States courts, post-office. and internal-revenue office, and other Government offices, in the city of Baton Rouge and State of 0**- Louisiana; the cost of the site and the building, including fire-proof vaults. heating and ventilating apparatus, elevators, and a proaches, complete, not to exceed the sum of one hundred thousandp ollars.

 *0* °*°° Proposals for the sale of land suitable for said site shall be invited

by pu lic advertisement in one or more of the newspapers of said city for at least fourteen days prior to the date specified in the R°“*‘°““°“‘ advertisement for opening the proposals. The proposals made in