[Public, No. 192.]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America at Congress assembled,Revenue-Cutter Service
Medals of honor to rescuers of arctic whaling fleet. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby directed to bestow a gold medal of honor, of such design as he may a prove, upon First Lieutenant David H. Jarvis, Second Lieutenant Ellsworth P. Bertholf, and Doctor Samuel J. Call, surgeon, all of the Revenue—Cutter Service and members of the overland expedition of eighteen hundred and ninety-seven and eighteen hundred and ninety-eight for the relief of the whaling fleet in the arctic regions, in recognition of the heroic service rendered by them in connection with said expedition.
Appropriation. Sec. 2. That the sum of one thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the purchase or manufacture of said medals, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Approved, June 28, 1902.
[Public, No. 193.]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America at Congress assembled,Internal revenue.
Duties and pay. That the internal-revenue officer holding the combined office of storekeeper and gauger shall hereafter be known and denominated as a storekeeper-gauger, and when performing the combined duties of storekeeper-gauger, or when assigned by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue to perform the duties of a storekeeper only at any distillery, or at any general or special bonded warehouse, he shall receive for his services the compensation of storekeeper only; but when assigned by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue to perform the duties of gauger only, under the internal—revenue laws, as provided by those laws, he shall receive only the compensation for his services and the traveling expenses which are allowed by law to United States gaugers.
Approved, June 28, 1902.
[Public, No. 194.]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America at Congress assembled,Tennessee River, Tenn.
Harriman Southern Railroad Company may bridge at mouth of Caney Creek. That the Harriman Southern Railroad Company, a corporation created and organized under the laws of the State of Tennessee, be, and it is hereby, authorized to construct and maintain a bridge and approaches thereto over the Tennessee River, in the State of Tennessee, at or near the mouth of Caney Creek.
Lawful structure and post route.Sec. 2. That said bridge shall be constructed for the passage of railway trains, and shall be a lawful structure, and shall be recognized and known as a post route, upon which no higher charge shall be made for the transmission over the same of the mails, the troops, and munitions of war of the United States than the rate per mile paid for the transportation over the railroads leading to the said bridge, and shall enjoy Telegraph, etc., rights. the rights and privileges of other post-roads in the United States, and equal privileges in the use of said bridge shall be granted to all telegraph and telephone companies, and the United States shall have the right of way across said bridge and its approaches for postal telegraph and telephone purposes.