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Decision.

Review by court.

any custom-house broker so licensed to show cause why said license shäll not be revoked, which notice shall be in the form of a statement specifically setting forth the grounds of complaint. The collector or chief officer of customs shall within ten days thereafter notify the custom-house broker in writing of a hearing to be held before him within five days upon said charges. At such hearing the custom Hearings. house broker may be represented by counsel, and all proceedings, including the proof of the charges and the answer thereto, shall be presented, with right of cross-examination to both parties, and a stenographic record of the same shall be made and a copy thereof shall be delivered to the custom-house broker. At the conclusion of such Record to Secretary

of the Treasury. hearing the collector or chief officer of customs shall forthwith transmit all papers and the stenographic report of the hearing, which shall constitute the record in the case, to the Secretary of the Treasury for his action. Thereupon the said Secretary of the Treasury shall have the right to revoke the license of any custom-house broker, in which case formal notice shall be given such custom-house broker within ten days.

SEC. 3. That any licensed custom-house broker aggrieved by the decision of the Secretary of the Treasury may, within thirty days thereafter, and not afterwards, apply to the United States circuit court for the circuit in which the collection district is situated for a

Proceedings. review of such decision. Such application shall be made by filing in the office of the clerk of said court a petition praying relief in the premises. Thereupon the court shall immediately give notice in writing of such application to the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall forthwith transmit to said court the record and evidence taken in the case, together with a statement of his decision therein. The filing of such application shall operate as a stay of the revocation of the license. The matter may be brought on to be heard before the said court in the same manner as a motion, by either the United States district attorney or the attorney for the custom-house broker, and the decision of said United States circuit court for the circuit in which the collection district is situated shall be upon the merits as disclosed by the record and be final, and the proceedings remanded to the Secretary of the Treasury for further action to be taken in accordance with the terms of the decree.

Sec. 4. That the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe regula- Regulation. tions necessary or convenient for carrying this Act into effect.

Sec. 5. That the word person wherever used in this Act shall include persons, copartnerships, associations, joint stock associations and corporations.

Approved, June 10, 1910.

Decision.

" Person" defined.

sold
under.

CHAP. 284.- An Act Providing for the reappraisement of unsold lots in town

June 11, 1910. sites on reclamation projects, and for other purposes.

(S. 5.)

[Public, No. 206.] Beit enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the ecReclamation proj. Interior is hereby authorized, whenever he may deem it necessary, to Reappraisal of unreappraise all unsold lots within town sites on projects under the

townsite lots reclamation Act heretofore or hereafter appraised under the provisions of the Act approved April sixteenth, nineteen hundred and

Vol. 34, pp. 116, 519. six, entitled " An Act providing for the withdrawal from public entry of lands needed for town-site purposes in connection with irrigation projects under the reclamation act of June seventeenth, nineteen hundred and two, and for other purposes," and the Act approved June twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and six, entitled "An Act providing for the subdivision of lands entered under the reclamation Act, and for other purposes;" and thereafter to proceed with the sale of such town lots in accordance with said Acts.

Sales.

Mannerof payment.

SEC. 2. That in the sale of town lots under the provisions of the said Acts of April sixteenth and June twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and six, the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, require payment for such town lots in full at time of sale or in annual installments, not exceeding five, with interest at the rate of six per centum per annum on deferred payments.

Approved, June 11, 1910.

bia.

east.

to widen.

Vol. 34, p. 151.

Proviso.

June 11, 1910. CHAP. 285.-An Act Authorizing the widening of First street northeast in the (H. R. 20370.) District of Columbia. (Public, No. 207.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United District of Colum- States of America in Congress assembled, That under and in accordance First street north- with the provisions of subchapter one of chapter fifteen of the Code of Condemning land Law for the District of Columbia, within six months after the passage

of this Act, the Commissioners of the District of Columbia be, and they are hereby, authorized and directed to institute in the supreme court of the District of Columbia a proceeding in rem to condemn the land that may be necessary for the widening of First street northeast along the eastern boundaries of squares numbered six hundred and seventy-five, six hundred and seventy-six, and six hundred and seventy-seven to a width of sixty feet, as shown on plans on file in the office of the engineer

commissioner, District of Columbia: Provided, however, That the Damages assessed as

entire amount found to be due and awarded by the jury in said proceeding as damages for and in respect of the land to be condemned for said widening, plus the costs and expenses of the proceeding, shall be assessed by the jury as benefits against the several lots or parcels of land benefited, in proportion to the benefits conferred on them

respectively. Appropriation for SEC. 2. That there is hereby appropriated, out of the revenues of

the District of Columbia, an amount sufficient to pay the necessary

costs and expenses of the said condemnation proceedings taken pursuPayment of awards, ant hereto and for the payment of the amounts awarded as damages,

to be repaid to the District of Columbia from the assessments for benefits and covered into the Treasury to the credit of the revenues of the District of Columbia.

Approved, June 11, 1910.

benefits.

expenses.

June 11, 1910.

[H. R. 22148.] [Public, No. 208.)

CHAP. 286.-An Act To change and fix the terms of the circuit and district courts of the United States in the district of Delaware.

PP. 98, 120.

invalidated.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Delaware judicial States of America in Congress assembled, That the regular terms of Terms of court, Wil- the circuit court of the United States in the district of Delaware is secs. 572, 65%, hereafter shall be held each year at Wilmington on the third Tuesday

in March, June, September, and December, and the regular terms of the district court of the United States in the district of Delaware hereafter shall be held at Wilmington on the second Tuesday in March, June, September, and December, each term to continue until

the succeeding term begins. Pending actions not SEC. 2. That no action, suit, proceeding, information, indictment,

recognizance, bail bond, or other process in either of said courts, brought or returnable to or conditioned for appearance or triable at any term thereof as heretofore established but superseded by section one hereof, shall by reason of said section abate or be in any respect invalidated, but the same shall be deemed brought or returnable to or conditioned for appearance or triable at the term hereby established next succeeding the time of the commencement of such superseded term.

Sec. 3. That all laws in so far as inconsistent with this Act be, and they are hereby, repealed.

Approved, June 11, 1910.

laws

Inconsistent repealed.

CHAP. 289.–An Act Establishing Eastport, Idaho, a subport of entry in the June 13, 1910. customs-collection district of Montana and Idaho, and for other purposes.

(S. 7177.)

[Public, No. 209.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Eastport, Idaho, be, Customs.

Eastport, Idaho. and the same is hereby, established a subport of entry in the customs Made subport of encollection district of Montana and Idaho, and that the privileges of transportation prive the first section of the Act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred ileges

R.S., sec. 2593, p. 513. and eighty, governing the immediate transportation of dutiable mer Vol. 21, p. 173. chandise without appraisement, be, and the same are hereby, extended to the said subport of Eastport, Idaho.

Approved, June 13, 1910. .

June 14, 1910.

[H. R. 25290.) [Public, No. 210.)

CHAP. 290.–An Act To authorize the President to convey to the people of Porto Rico certain lands and buildings not needed for purposes of the l'nited States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is hereby Lands, etc., near San authorized, in his discretion, to convey to the people of Porto Rico Juan, granted to. such lands and buildings, or interests therein, adjacent to the city of San Juan, reserved for public uses under the authority conferred by

Vol. 32, p. 731. the Act approved July first, nineteen hundred and two (Thirty-second Statutes at Large, page seven hundred and thirty-one), as in his opinion are no longer needed for purposes of the United States.

Approved, June 14, 1910.

June 14, 1910. CHAP. 291:- An Act Providing for the quadrennial election of members of the

[H. R. 25641.] Philippine legislature and Resident Commissioners to the United States, and for other purposes.

[Public, No. 211.] Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the present members of Philippine Islands. the Philippine assembly sball hold office until the fourth day of March, four years

Vol. 32, p. 694, anno Domini nineteen hundred and twelve, and their successors shall amended. be chosen by the people in the year nineteen hundred and eleven, and in every fourth year thereafter, and shall hold office for four years beginning on the fourth day of March next following their election. At its next regular session after the passage of this Act the Philippine legislature shall fix the date for the commencement of its annual sessions.

SEC. 2. That hereafter the terms of Resident Commissioners to the United States shall be four years instead of two. The two to be chosen by the Philippine legislature at its next regular session, in amended pursuance of law, shall hold office for four years, and thereafter such

Allowances, etc. elections shall be held quadrennially. Each of said Resident Commissioners shall, in addition to the salary and expenses now allowed by law, be allowed the same sum for stationery and for the pay of necessary clerk hire as is now allowed to the Members of the House of Representatives of the United States, and the franking privilege Franking privilege. now enjoyed by Members of the House of Representatives.

SEC. 3. That all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent herewith hereby repealed, so far, and so far only, as they conflict with the provisions of this Act.

Approved, June 14, 1910.

Resident Commis. ioners.

To serve four years,
Vol. 32, p. 694.

Conflicting laws repealed.

June 16, 1910.

(H. R. 23130.] [Public, No. 212.]

CHAP. 292.- An Act To authorize the Gary Land Company to construct two bridges across the Grand Calumet River in the State of Indiana.

River.

pany may bridge, Lake County, Ind.

Location.

Be it enacted by the Senate and IIouse of Representatives of the United Grand Calumet States of America in Congress assembled, That the Gary Land ComGary Land Com- pany, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Indiana,

is hereby authorized to construct, maintain, and operate two bridges and approaches thereto across the Grand Calumet River at points suitable to the interests of navigation, the first bridge at a point approximately near the north line of the northwest quarter of section five, township thirty-six north, range eight west of the second principal meridian, in Lake County, in the State of Indiana; the second bridge in the southwest quarter of section thirty-three, township thirty-seven north, range eight west of the second principal meridian, in Lake County, in the State of Indiana; said bridges to be built across the

Grand Calumet River in accordance with the provisions of an Act Vol. 34, p. 84. entitled " An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over naviga

ble waters," approved March twenty-third, nineteen hundred and six.

SEC. 2. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is expressly reserved.

Approved, June 16, 1910.

June 17, 1910.

(H. R. 22613.) [Publie, No. 213.)

CHAP. 297.-An Act Making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Legislative execu: States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, pensesappropriations, and the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treas

ury not otherwise appropriated, in full compensation for the service of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely:

Legislative.

LEGISLATIVE.

Senate.

SENATE.

Vice-President's office.

Pay of Senators. For compensation of Senators, six hundred and ninety thousand

dollars. Mileage.

For mileage of Senators, forty-seven thousand dollars. Officers, clerks, etc. For compensation of the officers, clerks, messengers, and others in

the service of the Senate, namely:

OFFICE OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT: Secretary to the Vice-President, four thousand dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; telegraph operator, one thousand five hundred dollars; telegraph page, six hundred dollars; in all, seven thousand five

hundred and forty dollars. Chaplain.

CHAPLAIN: For Chaplain of the Senate, one thousand two hundred

dollars. Secretary of the OFFICE OF SECRETARY: Secretary of the Senate, including compenclerks, etc.

sation as disbursing officer of salaries of Senators and of the contingent fund of the Senate, six thousand five hundred dollars; hire of horse and wagon for the Secretary's office, four hundred and twenty dollars; assistant secretary, Henry M. Rose, five thousand dollars; chief clerk, three thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; financial clerk, three thousand dollars, and one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars additional while the office is held by the present incumbent; minute and journal clerk, and enrolling clerk, at three thousand dollars each; principal clerk, executive clerk, and assistant financial clerk, at two thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars each; reading clerk, librarian, chief bookkeeper, and clerk, compiling a history of revenue and

Senate, assistant,

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Superintendent,etc.

Clerks and messen gers to committees.

general appropriation bills, at two thousand five hundred dollars each; keeper of stationery, two thousand four hundred dollars; four clerks, at two thousand two hundred and twenty dollars each; five clerks, at two thousand one hundred dollars each; assistant librarian, two thousand dollars; assistant librarian, one thousand eight hundred dollars; assistant librarian, one thousand six hundred dollars; skilled laborer, one thousand two hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; assistant keeper of stationery, one thousand eight hundred dollars; assistant in stationery room, one thousand two hundred dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; assistant messenger, one thousand two hundred dollars; six laborers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; in all, eighty-five thousand four hundred and ten dollars.

DOCUMENT ROOM: Superintendent, George H. Boyd, three thousand dollars; first assistant, two thousand dollars; assistant, two thousand dollars; assistant, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; two clerks, at one thousand four hundred and forty dollars each; skilled laborer, one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, twelve thousand five hundred and twenty dollars.

CLERKS AND MESSENGERS TO COMMITTEES: Clerk of printing records, two thousand two hundred and twenty dollars; assistant clerk, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on Appropriations, four thousand dollars, and one thousand dollars additional while the office is held by the present incumbent; two assistant clerks, at two thousand five hundred dollars each; assistant clerk, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; messenger to be appointed by the committee, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk and stenographer to the Committee on Finance, three thousand dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on Claims, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant clerk, two thousand dollars; assistant clerk, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; messenger, nine hundred dollars; clerk to the Committee on Commerce, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on Pensions, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; two assistant clerks, at one thousand four hundred and forty dollars each; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on the Judiciary, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on Military Affairs, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant clerk, two thousand two hundred and twenty dollars; assistant clerk, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; messenger, nine hundred dollars; clerk to the Committee on Post-Offices and Post-Roads, two thousand five hundred dollars; three assistant clerks, at one thousand four hundred and forty dollars each; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on the District of Columbia, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on Foreign Relations, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant clerk, two thousand two hundred and twenty dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on Engrossed Bills, two thousand two hundred and twenty dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Joint Committee on the Library, two thousand five hundred dollars; messenger, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; clerk to the Committee on Naval Affairs, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant clerk.

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