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608 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 360, 361. 1897 . United States, the District of Columbia, or any defendant to any ruling or instruction of the court upon matter of law the same shall be reduced to writing and stated in a bill of exceptions, with so much of the evidence as may be material to the question or questions raised,, which said bill of exceptions shall be settled and signed by the judge within such time as may be prescribed by rules and regulations which shall be made by the court of appeals of the District of Columbia for the transaction of business to be brought before it under this Act, and for the time and method of the entry of appeals, and for giving notice of writs of error thereto from the police court of the District of Columbia; and if, upon presentation to any justice of the court of appeals of the District of Columbia of a verified petition setting forth the matter or matters so excepted to, such justice shall be of opinion that the wms tr mor to same ought to be reviewed, he may allow a writ of error in the cause, °°“'“ °f “”°"*“‘ which shall issue out of the said court of appeals, addressed to the judge of the police court, who shall fbrthwith send up the information Hled in the cause and a transcript of the record therein, certified under the seal of said court, to said court of appeals for review and such action as the law may. require, which record shall be nled in said court _ of appeals within such time as may be prescribed by the court of N°°'°°‘ appeals, as hereinbefore provided. Any party desiring the benefit of the provisions of this section shall give notice in open court of his or its intention to apply for a writ of error upon such exceptions, and theremutate. upon proceedings therein shall be stayed for ten days: Provided, That B°°°8”i“”°°“· the defendant shall then and there enter into recognizance with sumcient surety, to be approved by the judge of the police court, conditioned that in the event of a denial of his application for awrit of error he will, within five days next after the expiration of said ten days, appear in said police court and abide by and perform its judgment, and that in the event of the granting of such writ of error he will appear in said court of appeals of the District of Columbia and prosecute the writ of error and abide by and perform its judgment in the premises. mmmm or wi- Upon failure of any defendant to enter into the recognizance provided §f,“,‘_j;,d{f °°“° “°° for in this section the sentence of the police court shall stand and be executed pending proceedings upon his application for a writ of error and until the final disposition thereof by the said court of appeals." Approved, March 2, 1897. H¤r¢h 1 1697- CHAP. 361. An Act For the removal of snow and ice from the sidewalks, cross

  • ""_‘°"‘_‘ walks, and gutters in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

Be i thenacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United g§;{j*°f€:;;;°”{j*; States o_/'America in Congress assembled, That the owner, agent or tenagent ¤r`im¤m, km., ant of each house or other building or lot or lots of ground in the cities "’{’-j‘,{";gf';}f'B{,§Y‘°'°d‘ of Washington and Georgetown, and in such other part or parts of the District of Columbia as the Commissioners of said District shall from time to time designate, shall, within the first four hours of daylight after every fall of snow, cause the same to be removed entirely from off the paved sidewalks opposite each house, building, lot, or land under iamiey. the penalty of one dollar for each lot for every such neglect, to be paid R¤*¤°‘*¤l¤*di¤‘*·¤*<>· by the said owner, agent or tenant; and such owner, agent or tenant sh all, under a like penalty, within five days after a notice to do so by the Commissioners, clean off and remove, or cause to be cleaned off and removed, all dirt, sand, gravel, or other refuse matter that may fall or be washed upon any paved sidewalk, roadway, or alley inside the cities of Washington and Georgetown and in such other part or parts of the District of Columbia as the Commissioners of said District shall from time to time designate. m¢_};;:;¤·i‘•;;¤-k;>l;Si¤¤— Sec. 2. That in case the sidewalks are covered with ice the owner, ° Wagent or tenant of any building, lot, or lots of ground in the cities of