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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 242-244, 250. 1897. 535 remoyak spell be made by tlisu cglrporation pwlsing or controlling the same a 1 s own expense. r ermore ithe construction of said bridge shall not be commenced before January first, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and completed before January first, nineteen hundred and one, sll privileges conferred hereby and this Act shall become null an voi . Approved, February 17, 1897. CHAP. 24-3.-An Act To amend an act authorizing the West Braddock Bridge F°b¤`¤¤Y 17» 1897- ggrlspuny ti>‘_<;1>nstrs·_iict ahbridge over the Monongahela River from the borough of LUN ID 0 l IH 0W11S lp. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United I States of America in Congress assembled, That section eight of an Act Bri<1s• NW9! Ne to authorize the West Braddock Bridge Company to construct a bridge ;l'.ZE°hSLZE{§?£fH°` over the Monongahela River from the borough of Rankin to Miiilin V°{28·P·58- Township, approved April twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety- . four, be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to read as follows: “SEc. 8. That this Act shall be null and void if actual construction Time ngfnnded for of the bridge authorized to be built be not commenced and completed °°'"’°""’*'°"‘ within one year from the date of the approval of the plans of said bridge by the Secretary of War, and the authority to construct said bridge in accordance with said plans is hereby extended and confirmed in acézordnance with the provision of said original Act as hereby amen ed. Approved, February 17, 1897. N 244.-An Act Relating to the improvement of Eastchester Creek, State of February 17, 1897- OW 0I' . __;`-'__€` Be it enacted ln; the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, Nhsghgter Creek. and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to expend the whole or iilpsltiaim or rp any portion of any appropriation heretofore made for the improvement P’°P"¤'·*°¤ '°* *¤*· of Eastchester Creek, in the State of New York, in accordance with Pri°*l>il5,p.s4·:. the surveys and report for such improvement, upon that portion of the """·P· m- improvement included in recent surveys extending the improvement to · the head of tide water. Approved, February 17, 1897. CHAP. 250.-An Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act to forfeit certain lands February is. 1*807. heretofore granted for the purpose of aiding in the construction of railroads, and for v‘y*"·—·—· other purposes," approved September twentyminth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and the several acts amendatory thereof Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ States of America in Congress assembled, That section three oi an Act §?;Q¥'·2·}‘::f,f,¤;_¤*; entitled “An Act to forfeit certain lands heretofore granted for the pur— pmnm extended pose of aiding in the construction of railroads, and for other purposesf “"{,’0{f;g§,,_ 4,,: V0, approved September twentyninth, eighteen hundred and ninety, and 27app.59,42'I; v¤i.2a, the several acts amendatory thereof, be, and thelsgme is, amended so Pk,,,,_,,,,_ as to extend the time within which persons entitle to purchase lan s forfeited .by said Act shall be permitted to pnuchase the same, in the quantities and upon the terms provided in said section and the amendments thereto at any time prior to January first, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine; l’roz·ided, That notmng her3u_co1:lta1ned shliill be so {mm cum strued as to interfere with any verse aim at may ave attac ' to the lands or any part thereof Approved, February 18, 1897.