Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 28.djvu/96

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FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. ll. CHS. 64, 66. 1894. 67 States shall have the right of way for postal telegraph purposes across remix u-iegmpn. said bridge. Sec. 8. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby A-...i...»m, .-m. expressly reserved; and the right to require any changes in said structure, at the expense of the owners thereof, whenever Congress shall decide that the public interests require it, is also expressly reserved. Sec. 9. That this Act shall be null and void if actual construction of the bridge therein authorized be not commenced within one year 0¤¤¤¤rew»¤..»..t;.¤e and completed within three years from the date of the passage of this °°'"*’l°"°“‘ Act. — Approved, April 24, 1894. CHAP. 66.-An Act 'I‘o provide for the division of the eastern district of Michigan g Ap,-gi 30, gg9i_ into the northern and southern divisions, and for holding the circuit and district ~~?——— courts of the United States therein, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ States of America in Congress assembled, That the eastern district of Michigan eastern Michigan be, and the same is hereby, divided into two divisions, to be J“‘““*“* ‘{l“P'F°'· known as the northern division and the southern division, respectively, ,,,t;,£,‘{'° d"’°'°"” ""* and- that the following-named counties shall be and constitute the a 1*-§,;d¤<>¤-538»x·-90. northern division: Cheboygan, Presque Isle, Otsego, Montmorency, m§;,,“,},_ _,,,,,_,m__ Alpena, Crawford, Oscoda, Alcona, Roscommon, Ogeman, Iosco, Clare, Gladwin, Arenac, Isabella, Midland Bay, Tuscola, Huron, Gratiot, Saginaw, Shiawassee, and Genesee; and the followingnamed counties shall constitute the southern division: Saint Clair, Lapeer, Sanilac, s¤.m¤.am,;..¤. Macomb, Oakland, Livingston, Ingham, Clinton, Jackson, Waslitenaw, Wayne, Branch, Hillsdale, Lenawee, Calhoun, and Monroe. ~ Sec. 2. That there shall be at least two regular annual sessions of '_\‘g{·yus, the circuit and district courts begun and held at Bay City in said Ba,-rm,-_ northern division, commencing on the first Tuesdays of May and October in each year; and all issues of fact shall be tried at the terms R_ Sn sw 5-,2_ ,,.,9, of said courts to be held in the division where such suit shall be here- M- M v- *21- after commenced. There shall also be held a special or adjourned term of the district court at said Bay City for the hearing of admiralty causes, beginning in the month of February in each year. The time and terms of court at Detroit and Port Huron in the southern division of said district shall remain as now iixed by law. SEO. 3. That all suits and proceedings hereafter to be tried in said ·"•'**"""‘·‘""· circuit and district courts, not of a local nature, shall be brought in the court of the division of the district where the defendant, or one of the defendants if there be several, resides, and if there be several defendants, part of whom reside in one division and part in another of the district, the plaintiff may sue in either division and send a duplicate writ or writs to the other defendants on which the plaintitf or his attorney shall indorse that the writ thus sent is a copy of a writ sued out, in the proper division of said district, and said writs when executed and returned into the office from which they issued shall constitute one , suit and be proceeded in accordingly. Actions in rem in admiralty A.n..amny ma..". may be brought in whichever division of the district service can be had upon the res. Sec. 4. That the clerks of the circuit and district courts for the east €l¤*·¤» ern district of Michigan shall each keep his office at the city of Detroit and shall each appoint a deputy clerk for said courts held at Bay City, who shall reside and keep his office at that place, and such deputy clerk or clerks shall keep in his office dockets and full records of all actions and proceedings in said circuit and district courts for the northern division of said district held at that place, and shall have the same power to issue all processes from said courts and perform anvother duty that is or may be given to the clerks of other circuit and district courts in like cases.