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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 49, 51-53. 1896. 55 purpose of enforcing the observance of such regulations the said Sec- F¤*"°*°°*¤¤¤*· retary is hereby authorized to detail one or more revenue cutters for duty on said river. Sec. 2. That all officers of the Revenue-Cutter Service who are m{§B',Z°fm;Qr;°{g“g§j directed to enforce the regulations prescribed by the above rules are rom mlm. hereby empowered and directed, in case of necessity, or when a proper notice has been disregarded, to use the force at their command to remove from channels or stop any vessel found violating the prescribed rules. Sec. 3. That in the event of the violation of any such regulations or m1;¤¤¤i¤y*¤r*i¤1¤*i¤s rules of the Secretary of the Treasury by the owners, master, or person °°' in charge of such vessel, such owners, master, or person in charge shall be liable to a penalty of two hundred dollars, and the vessel, its tackle, apparel, furniture, and cargo, at any time used or employed in viola- _ . tion of such regulations, shall be forfeited to the. United States: Pro- §Q‘,Q'{§§;‘,;,,_ vided, That the Secretary of the Treasury may remit said fine or release said vessel on such terms as he may prescribe: Provided also, That ,,s{f,'{,‘$,f,j,¤;{;,;Q’t*_;f,f°‘· nothing in this Act shall be construed to amend or repeal the Act enti- v01. 28, p. us. tled ‘*An Act to regulate navigation on the Great Lakes and connecting tributary waters as far east as Montreal." Approved, March 6, 1896. CHAP. 51.-An Act Granting to Lincoln Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Marcl17, 1896- Hope Valley, Rhode island, one condemned cannon; also, to the Womans Relief *"""‘“" Corps of Taylorville, Illinois, four condemned cannon and four condemned cannon balls for the purpose of decorating a soldiers’ monument lately erected there by said corps; and, also, to the town of Newton, in the State of New Jersey, four pieces of condemned cannon and twenty cannon balls for the decoration of the new soldiers’ and sailors’ monument in that town. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the BtQ°“‘°“’“°‘l °“““°“» Navy be, and he is hereby. authorized and directed to deliver to Lin- uommi to Lincoln coln Post, Grand Army of the Republic, of Hope Valley, Rhode Island, ¥‘f“'\§{,‘{u’§,}:“‘{,’Q;,}_§, one condemned cannon; also, to the Woman’s Relief Corps of Taylor- C¤rp¤;.1‘¤y1¤rvi11¤.I11.. ville, Illinois, four condemned cannon and four condemned cannon balls, "'° I`°‘"”"* N"" for the purpose of decorating a soldiers’ monument lately erected there . by said corps; and, also, to the town of Newton, in the State of New Jersey, four piece of condemned cannon and twenty cannon balls for the decoration of the new soldiers’ and sailors’ monument in that town: Provided, That the same can be spared without detriment to the serv- rmm. ice, and that no expense is thereby incurred by the Government. E‘P°“'°· °°°· Approved, March 7, 1896. CHAP. 52.-Au Act To repeal section five hundred and fifty-three of the Revised March 13.1896- Statutes of the U nitcd States, requiring the district judge for the southern district ""_`“" of Florida to reside at Key West. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section five hundred and d,g}3*£:t;9§*h°¤i¤· fifty-three of the Revised Statutes, requiring the United States district assesses 6: guage. judge for the southern district of Florida to reside at Key West, be, and "§é,§;`,§°°· i'"- P·’“~ the same is hereby. repealed. Approved, March 13. 1896. CHAP. 53.-An Act To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Missouri M¤r<=h 131896 River at or near Chamberlain, South Dakota. _‘_"2"' Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the U ntted 8,1:;]; '},§‘§“,,,$,,§§§Q,‘f States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be lawful for the Rug Dakota Pacific Bridge Company, a corporation now being organized for D,,,, "