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FIFTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 873, 874. 1901. 1-451 or agents designated by the Department of State, the reasonable actual expense of transportation, necessary subsistence, and hire and transportation of guards and agent or agents to be defrayed from the appropriation for bringing home criminals;" so as to read: "SEo. 5546. All persons who have been, or who may hereafter be, —<>f¢<>¤S¤1¤r<><>¤¤s- convicted of crime by any court of the United States, including consular courts, whose punishment is imprisonment in a District or Territory or country where, at the_time of conviction or at any time during the term of imprisonment, there may be no penitentiary or jail suitable for the cominement of convicts, or available therefor, shall be coniined during the term for which they have been or may be sentenced, or during the residue of said term, in some suitable jail or enitentiary in a convenient State or Territory, to be designated by tbe Attorney-General, and shall be transported and delivered to the warden or keeper of such m};;**}1(§i>¤1;gS(§*I§1,gqd€· jail or penitentiary by the marshal of the District or Territory where i P _ " the conviction has occurred; and in case of convictions by a consular §§‘§§S§]§§, ,‘fjS,§’,“,,°,‘QSj court the transportation shall be by some properly qualified agent or ¤8€¤¤*¤ M- agents designated by the Department of State, the reasonable actual expense of transportation, necessary subsistence, and hire and transportation of guards and agent or agents to be defrayed from the appropriation for bringing home criminals; and if the conviction be had in my D*S¤i¤t¤fC¤l¤m· the District of Columbia, the transportation and delivery shall be by ` the warden of the jail of that District, the reasonable actual expense polfgggnse 0* mms of transportation, necessary subsistence, and hire and transportation of ` guards and the marshal, or the warden of the jail in the District of Columbia only, to be paid by the Attorney—General out of the judiciary fund. But if, in the opinion of the Attorney-General, the expense of transportation from any State, Territory, or the District of Columbia in which there is no penitentiary will exceed the cost of maintaining them in jail in the State, Territory, or the District of Columbia during the period of their sentence, then it shall be lawful so to confine them therein for the period designated in their respective sentences. And the place of imprisonment may be changed in any case when, in the opinion of ,¤$p*§s’})§1‘;D‘;§,g°*“°€ ef the Attorney—General, it is necessary for the preservation of the health ` of the prisoner, or when, in his opinion, the place of conhnement is not sufficient to secure the custody of the prisoner, or because of cruel and improper treatment: Provided, bowever, That no change shall be made in the case of any prisoner on the ground of the unhealthiness of the f,§g{’@g,,0n for W risoner or because of his treatment, after his conviction and during quired. ` gis term of imprisonment, unless such change shall be applied for by such prisoner, or some one in his behalf." _ Approved, March 3, 1901. CHAP. 874.-—An Act To authorize the Charleroi and Monessen Bridge Company March 3,1901. to construct and maintain a bridge across the Monongahela River. ’ ·;··——·· Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Charleroi and Mones- Charleroi and sen Bridge Company, a corporation existing under the laws of the ;lii3i§?sii1¤a}i»¤(i>g;i1(d)§uQ State of Pennsylvania is hereby authorized to construct, maintain, and M°¤°“g**h€l** Rimoperate a highway bridge across the Monongahela River, from a point ——location,etc. in the borough of North Charleroi, county o Washington and State of Pennsylvania, to a point on the opposite side of the river, in the township of Rostraver, county of Westmoreland, and State of Pennsylvania. The said bridge, when built in accordance with this Act, shall be a legal structure, and may be used for all the purposes of a highway bridge. Sec. 2. That the channel span of any bridge built under the pro- Sp»ms.et<=. visions of this Act shall not be less than fifty-four feet above the level