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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Rns. 55-58. 1896. 475 Post, Grand Army of the Republic, to be posted by the soldiers’ monu- D°¤¤*¤¤*'¤*¤¤¤¤i9r¤' ment in Saint J ohnsbnry, Vermont, two light pieces of condemned itiliiiiiigrwit S"" cannon and twenty cannon balls: Provided, That said delivery shall {QW"- be made without expense to the United States Government and with- WM out detriment to the naval service. Approved, May 21, 1896. [No. 56.] Joint Resolution Granting permission to the circuit and county courts May 28, 1896_ ln Rockingham County, Virginia, to occupy the Federal court room in Harrison- ——— burg, Virginia. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That fnll permission be, and the same H¤¤·i¤<>¤b¤rs. Vs. is hereby, granted to the State of Virginia, and to the circuit and county i¤g°`}Jif Sf3l§°JI,'I],1{l; courts of Rockingham County, in said State, to occupy the United {_’5"°i“°d °°¤¤P°¤"¤· States court room and the rooms connected therewith at Harrisonburg, y` in said county of Rockingham, in Virginia, for and during the period necessary for said county of Rockingham to erect a new court-house of its own in said town of Harrisonburg, for the purpose of holding the sessions of said circuit and county courts of Rockingham County in said United States court room for the period named therein, which period shall not exceed three years; and that during said period concurrent jurisdiction, so far as is necessary, over said property be, and the same is hereby, ceded to the State of Virginia for said purposes, so that the sessions of said courts in said building and rooms may be, during said period, fully legalized: Provided, That said rooms shall be kept meteor. in good repair at the expense of the State of Virginia, and the board R°*’*‘“°*°“’· of supervisors of said county of Rockingham, in Virginia, shall further provide necessary light and heat for said rooms at their own expense. When occupied by said courts, and at the end of the period herein pro vided for, the use of said rooms shall be relinquished to the United States by the said State of Virginia and said courts of Rockingham County in as good condition as before their occupancy by said court: Provided, further, That the sessions of said courts shall in no way inter- Fgggfjgjggywith fere with the sessions of the circuit and district courts of the United ` States. Approved, May 28, 1896. _ [No, 57. Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to lend to the mayors __]ffY}P· 1**; __ of the cities of East Saint Louis, Illinois, and Saint Louis, Missouri, and vicinity, n. number of tents. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, and is gtL¤i¤¤{¢¤¤3·e£Eac hereby, authorized to lend to the mayors of the cities of East Saint gg °“ “* M' °‘“”* Louis, Illinois, Saint Louis, Missouri, and vicinity, under such regulations and restrictions as he may deem proper, a sufficient number of tents to temporarily shelter such citizens of said cities as may have lost their homes by the tornado of yesterday, and to render such other relief in the premises as he may deem necessary. Approved, May 28, 1896. __ _ gWo.58.] Joint Resolution To authorize a scientific investigation of the fur-seal iris eries. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States _ of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury £¤_;;:;;i¤_j:l:_~:¤¤g;u be, and is hereby, authorized to expend, from any money in the Treas- scientific nmsugn. ury not otherwise appropriated. a sum sufficient to provide for the "°“· employment of persons to conduct a scientific investigation, during the fiscal years eighteen hundred and ninety-six and eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, of the present condition of the fur-seal herds on the Pribilof, Commander, and Kurile Islands in the North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea, said amount not to exceed for both said years the sum of five thousand dollars.