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456 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I . Ons. 421, 422. 1896. as to preserve the free and convenient navigation of said river; the _ draws of such bridge shall be opened promptly upon reasonable signal L‘“*‘"·°*°· for the passage of boats; and such lights or other signals shall be maintained on said bridge, by the owners thereof, from sunset to sunrise, as the Light-House Board shall prescribe; and the authority to erect and continue said bridge shall be subject to revocation and modification bylaw when the public good shall, in the judgment of Congress, so require, without any expcn e or charge to the United States. A'“°”‘*”°°¤*·°*°· Sec. 5. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. “£_°,f§‘,,'{§‘j,'{,f°"'°“" '“‘“ Sec. 6. That this Act shall be null and void if actual construction of the bridge herein authorized be not commenced within one year and completed within three years from the date hereof. Approved, June 11, 1896. ‘ J¤¤¤ NNW- CHAP. 422.—An Act To change the time and places for the district and circuit W courts of the northern district of Texas. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United d,£{‘f,‘§S{',?,‘(;§{‘°'” J"` States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States circuit Tmm and district courts for the northern district of Texas shall be composed in s.. me em. ass, of the counties hereinafternamed, and the terms of the said courts shall "+w§?,7; gm be held in each year at the time and places as follows; mu". At Dallas, in the county of Dallas, on the second Monday of January ‘ and the third Monday of May. - wm. , . { G At Waco, in the county of McLennan, on the second Monday of April ` Y and the third Monday of November. r.¤w¤•n_ At Fort Worth, in the county of Tarrant, on the nrst Monday of March and the third Monday in September. status. At Abilene, in the county of Taylor, on the third Monday of March and the third Monday in October. Sun A¤z¤1<>· At San Angelo, in the county of Tom Green, on the fourth Monday of March and the iirst Monday in November. mmqspmaa Sec. 2. That all process issued against defendants residing in the counties of Brazos, Robertson, Leon, Limestone, Freestone, McLennan, Falls, Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Bosque, Somervell, and Hill shall be returned to Waco. All process issued against defendants residing in the counties of Navarro, Johnson, Ellis, Kaufman, Dallas, Rockwall, Hunt, Collin, Denton, Cooke, and Montague shall be returned to Dallas. All process issued against defendants residing in the counties of Comanche, Hood, Erath, Tarrant, Parker, Palo Pinto, Wise, Clay, J ack, pad`; Young, Archer, Wichita, Wilbznrgcr, Baylor, Hardemnn, Cottle, Motley, Briscoe, Hall, Childress, Collingsworth, Donley, Armstrong, Randall, Deaf Smith, Oldham, Potter, Carson, Gray, Wheeler, Hemphill, Lipscomb, Ochiltree, Roberts, llutvhinson, Hansford, Sherman, Moore, Hartley, and Dallam shall be returned to Fort W0l`hh. All process issued against defendants residing in the countiesof Eastland, Stephens, T lirockmorton, Shackelford. Callahan, Taylor, Jones, Haskell, Knox, Nolan, Fisher, Stonewall, Kent, Dickens, King, Crosby, Garza, Lubbock, Gaines; Andrews, Mitchell, Scurry, Borden, Howard, Martin, and Midland shall be returned to Abilene. All process issued against defendants residing in the counties of Glasscock, Sterling, Coke, Tom Green, Crockett, Schleicher, Sutton, Irion, Mills, Itunnels, Coleman, and Brown shall be returned to San Angelo. _u£m,°*°’ °‘ P°¤·“¤¤ Sec. 3. That all actions or proceedings now pending in the courts of ` said district against parties residing in either of the counties from which process is made returnable to the courts to be held at Fort Worth, San Angelo, and Abilene, respectively, may, on the application of either party to such actions or proceedings, be transferred to the court at which the said proceedings would be returnable, as provided in this Act; and in case of such transfer all papers and files therein, with