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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 361, 362. 1897. 609 Vfashington and Georgetown, and in such other part or parts of the District of Columbia. as the Commissioners of the said District shall from time to time designate, shall promptly cause the paved sidewalks or paved portions of the sidewalk opposite his, her, or their premises to be strewn with ashes, sand, sawdust, or some other suitable substance that will insure or contribute to the safety of pedestrians, under the penalty of ppc dollar for each lot for every neglect, to be paid by the said owner or nant. S20. 3. That in case the owner, agent or tenant of any house, lot, m£l:i:::1s tgyrgigé building, or land shall neglect to comply with any of the provisions of ;fmf¤‘{_”°'· •8•¤'=· ·¤‘ the preceding sections of this Act it shall be the duty of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to cause the removal of snow and ice, or any dirt, sand, or gravel from all paved sidewalks and alleys in the cities of Washington and Georgetown, and in such other part or y parts of the District of Columbia as the Commissioners of said District shall from time to time designate, wherever there has been a failure on the part of the owner, agent or tenant as aforesaidto remove the same; . and the cost of such removal, by order and under the direction of the ,,g°,{§'Y,, said Commissioners, shall be assessed as a tax against the property to which the sidewalks in question belong, for the purposes of this Act, and the said tax so assessed shall be carried to the regular tax roll of the District aforesaid, and shall be collected in the manner provided for the collection of other taxes. R sac. 4. rim at Simi be me duty or the Commissioners or me District .,f"}';2’.§’..“££E. Sfill.'; of Columbia, immediately after every tall of snow on the cross walks or ··¤¤ wmin the gutters, forthwith to·cause the same to be removed from the said cross walks to a width of ten feet and from out of the said gutters to a breadth of one foot, in the said cities, respectively, and in such other part or parts of the District of Columbia as the Commissioners of said District shall from time to time designate; and the said eros walks and I°°°°'°’°" "““‘°· gutters shall be kept clean and free from obstructions, and in case the cross walks are covered with ice it shall be their duty tb cause such cross walks to be liberally sprinkled with sand or sawdust, or such other material as will insure safety to pedestrians. Approved, March 2, 1897. CHAP. 362.-An Act Making appropriations for the support of the Army for the Kwh 2. W97- fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. ""’"""""""` Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, mag"! •PP*°\>**•· and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the Army for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight: PAY OF ornrcmzs OF THE mma. my. For pay of officers of the line, two million eight hundred thousand I·““’ °*“°°’* dollars. For pay of officers for length of service, to be paid with their current L¤¤g¤*i*·>’· monthly pay, seven hundred and ninety thousand dollars. rm: or ENLISTED MEN. For pay proper of enlisted men of all grades, four million two hun- E'*“°*°d*¤°¤- dred and eighty thousand dollars. Hosr11·AL conrs. For pay of Hospital Corps, two htmdred and two thousand eight H°°P‘***lC°’¤"· hundred dollars. sryr 1.-von 29.-39