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relative and material thereto which may be presented in support of any such protest so filed as aforesaid. If after hearing any protest of such tentative valuation under the provisions of this Act the commission shall be of the
opinion that its valuation should not become final, it shall Changes.
make such changes as may be necessary, and shall issue an order making such corrected tentative valuation final
as of the date thereof. All final valuations by the comand classifica mission and the classification thereof shall be published
and shall be prima facie evidence of the value of the property in all proceedings under the Act to regulate commerce as of the date of the fixing thereof, and in all judicial proceedings for the enforcement of the Act approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and eightyseven, commonly known as “the Act to regulate commerce," and the various Acts amendatory thereof, and in all judicial proceedings brought to enjoin, set aside, annul, or suspend, in whole or in part, any order of the Interstate Commerce Commission.
“If upon the trial of any action involving a final value evidence offered in court fixed by the commission, evidence shall be introduced as lues different regarding such value which is found by the court to be
different from that offered upon the hearing before the commission, or additional thereto and substantially affecting said value, the court, before proceeding to render judgment shall transmit a copy of such evidence to the commission, and shall stay further proceedings in said action for such time as the court shall determine
from the date of such transmission. Upon the receipt of commission. such evidence the commission shall consider the same and
may fix a final value different from the one fixed in the first instance, and may alter, modify, amend or rescind any order which it has made involving said final value, and shall report its action thereon to said court within the time fixed by the court. If the commission shall alter, modify, or amend its order, such altered, modified, or amended order shall take the place of the original
order complained of and judgment shall be rendered Judgment
thereon as though made by the commission in the first
instance. If the original order shall not be rescinded or changed. changed by the commission, judgment shall be rendered
upon such original order. Applicable “ The provisions of this section shall apply to receivers to receivers,
of carriers and operating trustees. In case of failure or Penalty for poncompliance refusal on the part of any carrier, receiver, or trustee to with require comply with all the requirements of this section and in
the manner prescribed by the commission such carrier, receiver, or trustee shall forfeit to the United States the sum of five hundred dollars for each such offense and for cach and every day of the continuance of such offense, such forfeitures to be recoverable in the same manner as other forfeitures provided for in section sixteen of the Act to regulate commerce.
Transmission to commission.
Modification of order.
on original order if not
" That the district courts of the United States shall
of district have jurisdiction, upon the application of the Attorney courts to comGeneral of the United States at the request of the com- ance. mission, alleging a failure to comply with or a violation of any of the provisions of this section by any common carrier, to issue a writ or writs of mandamus commanding such common carrier to comply with the provisions of this section.”
CHAP. 97.–An Act To amend section fifty-five of “An Act to Mar. 2, 1913. amend and consolidate the Acts respecting copyright," approved
(H. R, 23568.) March fourth, nineteen hundred and nine.
37 Stat. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- pt. 1, p. 724. tives of the United States of America in Congress asscmbled, That section fifty-five of the Act entitled "An Copyrights. . Act to amend and consolidate the Acts respecting copyright," approved March fourth, nineteen hundred and nine, be amended to read as follows: “ SEC. 55. That in the case of each entry the person of registra
Certificate recorded as the claimant of the copyright shall be entitled tlon.
Additional to a certificate of registration under seal of the copyright details to office, to contain the name and address of said claimant, appear in. the name of the country of which the author of the work is a citizen or subject, and when an alien author domiciled in the United States at the time of said registration, then a statement of that fact, including his place of domicile, the name of the author (when the records of the copyright office shall show the same), the title of the work which is registered for which copyright is claimed, the date of the deposit of the copies of such work, the date of publication if the work has been reproduced in copies for sale, or publicly distributed, and such marks as to class designation and entry number as shall fully identify the entry. In the case of a book, the certificate shall also state the receipt of the affidavit, as provided by section sixteen of this Act, and the date of the completion of the printing, or the date of the publication of the book, as stated in the said affidavit. The register of copyrights shall prepare a printed form for the said certificate, to be filled out in each case as above provided for in the case of all registrations made after this Act goes into effect, and in the case of all previous registrations so far as the copyright office record books shall show such facts, which certificate, sealed with the seal of the copyright office, shall, upon payment of the prescribed fee, be given to any person making application for the same. Said certificate shall be admitted in any or. court as prima facie evidence of the facts stated therein. In addition to such certificate the register of copyrights deposited
Receipt for shall furnish, upon request, without additional fee, a copies. receipt for the copies of the work deposited to complete the registration.”
Mar. 3, 1913. CHAP. 106.-An Act Relating to the limitation of the hours of (H. R. 18787.)
daily service of laborers and mechanics employed upon a public [Public, No. work of the United States and of the District of Columbia, and
408.) of all persons employed in constructing, maintaining, or improv37 Stat. L., ing a river or harbor of the United States and of the District of pt. 1, p. 726.
and mechanics on
river and har.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa
tives of the United States of America in Congress asEight-hour sembled, That sections one, two, and three of an Act enworkday.
titled "An Act relating to the limitation of the hours of daily service of laborers and mechanics employed upon the public works of the United States and of the District
of Columbia " be amended to read as follows: Daily serv. " SECTION 1. That the service and employment of all ice of labor.
Limited to laborers and mechanics who are now, or may hereafter, fagbrehours for be employed by the Government of the United States or
the. District of Columbia, or by any contractor or subpublic work.
Extended to contractor, upon a public work of the United States or bor dredging,
of the District of Columbia, and of all persons who are now, or may hereafter be, employed by the Government of the United States or the District of Columbia, or any contractor or subcontractor, to perform services similar to those of laborers and mechanics in connection with dredging or rock excavation in any river or harbor of the
United States or of the District of Columbia, is hereby Permitting limited and restricted to eight hours in any one calendar longer hours
day, and it shall be unlawful for any officer of the United States Government or of the District of Columbia, or any such contractor or subcontractor whose duty it shall be to employ, direct, or control the services of such laborers or mechanics or of such persons employed to perform services similar to those of laborers and mechanics in connection with dredging or rock excavation in any river or harbor of the United States or of the District of Columbia, to require or permit any such laborer or mechanic or any such person employed to perform services similar to those of laborers and mechanics in connection with dredging or rock excavation in any river or harbor of the United States or of the District of Columbia, to
work more than eight hours in any calendar day, except Proviso. in case of extraordinary emergency: Provided, That nothble to persons ing in this Act shall apply or be construed to apply to not using dredging
persons employed in connection with dredging or rock tools, etc. excavation in any river or harbor of the United States
or of the District of Columbia while not directly operat
ing dredging or rock excavating machinery or tools, nor Level flood to persons engaged in construction or repair of levees or protection, etc., excepted. revetments necessary for protection against floods or over
flows on the navigable rivers of the United States.
“ VIOLATION OF ACT BY OFFICER OR CONTRACTOR PUNISHABLE. Penalty for
“SEC. 2. That any officer or agent of the Government violations,
of the United States or of the District of Columbia, or any contractor or subcontractor whose duty it shall be to employ, direct, or control any laborer or mechanic employed upon a public work of the United States or of the District of Columbia, or any person employed to perform services similar to those of laborers and mechanics in connection with dredging or rock excavation in any river or harbor of the United States or of the District of Columbia, who shall intentionally violate any provision of this Act, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and for each and every such offense shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court having jurisdiction thereof.
EXISTING CONTRACTS NOT AFFECTED BY AOT.
“Sec. 3. That the provisions of this Act shall not be so
Existing construed as to in any manner apply to or affect con-contracts not tractors or subcontractors, or to limit the hours of daily service of laborers or mechanics engaged upon a public work of the United States or of the District of Columbia, or persons employed to perform services similar to those of laborers and mechanics in connection with dredging or rock excavation in any river or harbor of the United States or of the District of Columbia, for which contracts have been entered into prior to the passing of this Act or may be entered into under the provisions of appropriation Acts approved prior to the passage of this Act." SEC. 4. That this Act shall become effective and be in
Mar. 1, 1913. force on and after March first, nineteen hundred and thirteen.
CHAP. 114.-An Act Providing for publicity in taking evi- Mar. 3; 1913. dence under Act of July second, eighteen hundred and ninety.
[Public, No. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 37 stat. L..
416.) tives of the United States of America in Congress as
pt. 1, p. 731.
United sembled, That in the taking of depositions of witnesses States courts. for use in any suit in equity brought by the United States in anti-trust under the Act entitled “An Act to protect trade and com- cakes to be
in pubmerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies," approved July second, eighteen hundred and ninety, and in the hearings before any examiner or special master appointed to take testimony therein, the proceedings shall be open to the public as freely as are trials in open court; and no order excluding the public from attendance on any such proceedings shall be valid or enforceable.
Mar. 3, 1913. CHAP. 117.-An Act To amend section eight of an Act entitled (H. R. 22526.) “An Act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation (Public, No. of adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, 419.)
drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, 37 Stat, L., pt. 1, p. 732. and for other purposes," approved June thirtieth, nineteen hun
dred and six.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa
tives of the United States of America in Congress asPure-food sembled, That section eight of an Act entitled "An Act regulations. Misbranding. for preventing the manufacture, sale, or transportation of
adulterated or misbranded or poisonous or deleterious foods, drugs, medicines, and liquors, and for regulating traffic therein, and for other purposes," approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking out the words “ Third. If in package form, and the contents are stated in terms of weight or measure, they are not plainly and correctly stated on the outside of the package," and inserting in
lieu thereof the following: Packages not “ Third. If in package form, the quantity of the conweight, etc. tents be not plainly and conspicuously marked on the out
Proviso. side of the package in terms of weight, measure, or
Variations and exemp
numerical count: Provided, however, That reasonable vations per
riations shall be permitted, and tolerances and also exemptions as to small packages shall be established by rules and regulations made in accordance with the provisions of Section three of this Act.
SEC. 2. That this Act shall take effect and be in force
from and after its passage: Provided, however, That no ferred. Penaltles de penalty of fine, imprisonment, or confiscation shall be
enforced for any violation of its provisions as to domestic products prepared or foreign products imported prior to eighteen months after its passage.
In effect at once.
ficers and crew.
CHAP. 118. -An Act To regulate the officering and manning of Mar. 3, 1913. [H. R. 23676.j vessels subject to the inspection laws of the United States. [Public, No. 420.)
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa37 Stat, L.tires of the United States of America in Congress aspt. 1, p. 732.
Steam ves- sembled, That section forty-four hundred and sixty-three Licensed of- of the Revised Statutes of the United States, be, and is
hereby, amended to read as follows: Inspectors “ SEC. 4463. Any vessel of the United States subject to prescribe
to the provisions of this title or to the inspection laws
of the United States shall not be navigated unless she 4463, p. 864, shall have in her service, and on board such complement amended,
of licensed officers and crew as may, in the judgment of
the local inspectors who inspect the vessel, be necessary Changes in, for her safe navigation. The local inspectors shall make Inspection.
in the certificate of inspection of the vessel an entry of such complement of officers and crew, which may be changed from time to time by indorsement on such cer
minimum number of
R. S., sec.