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FIFTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 8-10. 1900. 5 CHAP. 8.——An Act To present to the city of Nashville, State of Tennessee, the February 3, 1900. cannon on the gunboat Nashville from which was tired the first shot in the Spanish- ·········% American war. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Miited States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy §¤¤h"ig$» T€Q¤· is hereby authorized and directed to' condemn and detach from the thoiidgdl urutiisriihiiiii gunboat Nashville the cannon from which was fired the iirst Shot in "“Y’“°“‘ the Spanish-American war and to deliver the same to the Said city of Nashville, to be placed in some public place in that city, the title to the said cannon to be vested in the said city: Provided, That no expense Pmase. shall be caused to the United States through delivery of said cannon. u£f.‘y{"’““ °i d°` Approved, February 3, 1900. CHAP. 9.-An Act Authorizing payment of commutation of ration to the petty February 7,1900. officers of the Navy who served on detached duty between March first, eighteen "j"*'_"‘ hundred and ninety-eight, and November fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety- I11I'1.€. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Miited States of America in Congress assembled, That the petty officers of the Navy. _ Navy who served on detached duty between March first, eighteen u§§§I’,iif$$;{{)I§gmrYQ hundred and ninety-eight, and November fourth, eighteen hundred P°“Y °‘“°°”· and ninety-nine, be, and hereby are, allowed commutation of ration for the time they so served. Approved, February 7, 1900. CHAP. 10.--An Act To create a new division in the eastern judicial district of February 7,1900. the State of Tennessee. "*"_L"°‘"' Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re resentatives of the M2Ated States of America in Congress assembled, Tlijat a new division of the 1'{,%¤1-Kggggérn .ud,_ eastern judicial district of the State of Tennessee, to be known as the ctn unmet elabnortheastern division judicial district of Tennessee, be, and the same “"'h"d· is hereby, established, to be composed of the following counties, to -¤ump¤sm¤u. wit: Johnson, Carte1·, Unicoi, Sulhvan, Vilashington, Greene, Hawkins, Hancock, Cocke, and Hamblen; and said counties be, and the same are hereby, transferred to said northeastern division of said eastern district of Tennessee, but no additional clerk or marshal shall be appointed cel? ¤dd“i°¤¤* °m· in or for said district. ’ ` Sec. 2. That terms of the circuit court and of the district court of G§${1¤;$,,<{; com at the northeastern division judicial district of Tennessee shall be held at . ` Greeneville, in said State, each year, on the fourth Mondays in August and February, after the assage of this Act. Sec. 3. That the clerks of the district and circuit courts for the ·l¤di°i¤l°m°°’S- eastern district of Tennessee, and the marshal and district attorney for said district, shall perform the duties appertaining to their offices, respectively, for said courts of said northeastern division judicial district, and except when court is in session, and a judge present, the clerk’s office of the said courts may be at Knoxville, where all records S‘{g‘°° “t for said courts may be kept as of the same court, and all duties performed as though the clerk were at Greeneville, but should, in the G£§§§{.{u§1°'k “t judgment of the district judge and the clerk, the business of said courts hereafter warrant the employment of a deputy clerk at Greeneville, Tennessee, new books and records may be opened for the courts herein created, and kept at Greeneville, and a deputy clerk appointed to reside and keep his office at Greeneville.