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4, FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ons. 8-10. 1896. Jwlrsry 23.1896- CHAP. 8.-An Act To amend an Act entitled “An Act to amend an Act entitled ——‘_"""‘ ‘A.n Act to forfeit certain lands hegletofore granted for th; ggirposz oftaiduiig in ttlie 'ads d f ones/a rove m er wen y-mn , gigdtregdthimdlrerdlddd nihtxty, grid) th?£:1eIi·al Actspgmendatogy there0£" Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That “An Act to amend an rtrreazea ina Act entitled •An Act to forfeit certain lands iiereltoforedgganteidl for the 8******- _ purpose of aiding in the construction o rai roa s an or o er purv°|' m` pM` poses,’ approved September twenty-ninth,”eighteen hundred and ninety, and the several Acts amendatory thereof, approved_December twelfth, eighteen hugdred sind ninety-three, be, and the same 18 hereby, amended _ soastorea as 0 ows: _ mggsr mama ¢• That section three of an Act entitled ‘An Act to forfeit certamlands "$Q‘,,_2,,;f,T°5$‘:1f5¥§j heretofore granted for the purpose of aiding in the construction of

<>l-t28»ré;§•· railroads, and for other purposes, approved September twenty-ninth,

° ’P‘eighteen hundred and ninety, and the several Acts amendatory thereof, be, and the same is, amended so as to extend the time within which persons entitled to purchase lands forfeited by said Act shall be per- _ mitted to purchase the same, in the quantities and upon the terms provided in said section, at any time prior to January iirst, eighteen Pmviw- , hundred and ninety-seven: Provided, That actual residence upon the ,,jQ,§’f,‘L’},‘_'°"°°°°°"°* lands by persons claiming the right to purccéléaseuphe same shall not be required where such lands have been fen c tiva or otherwise improved by such claimants, and such persdns -shall bé permitted to mma m purchases. purchase two or more tracts of such lands by legal subdivisions, whether contiguous or not, but not exceeding three hundred and twenty acres ‘ in the aggregate? Approved, January 23, 1896. February 5, 1896. CHAP. 9.-An Act To reconvene the delegates of the United States to the Inter- —————w·· national Marine Conference of eighteen hundred and eighty-nine. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _I¤g=m:¤¤¤¤1mM ¤· States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of State is $,,‘],‘{l,‘f,§°,:§°,.,{f,?" hereby authorized to reconvene the delegates of the United States to ‘h}jr·;:*g{·v¢¤*¤¤ =·¤· the Washington International_Marine Conference of eighteen hundred v»1.zs.p.24a. and eighty-mne,whenever in hnsjudgment 1t is expedient, for the further PM v- 3*1- eonsgderztgon of rules to prevent collisions at sea and in the waters of the nit States. Appr-opmneu. SEO. 2. That the sun;1 of two thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary is ereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, for necessary expenses incurred under this Act. nepmes expenses. Sec. 3. That it shall be the duty of the Secretary of State to transmit to Congress a detailed statement of expenditures incurred under this Act. Approved, February 5, 1896. · February 7, 1896. D _Act To incorporate the Poet Graduate School of Medicine of the WWW IB C 0 0 Dm IB. _ _ _ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United I{,*jj:;°'(gQC:},*¤\f:*;¤é States ofzlmerica in Congress assembled, That Henry L. E. Johnson, senwiecmemcmeau. Edmund L. Tompkins, . Foster Scott, William W. Johnston, Samuel °°'P°“"°"· C. Busey, Charles W. Richardson, James Kerr, Middleton F. Cuthbert, Edward M: Parker, G. Wythe Cook, G. Byrd Harrison, Samuel S.