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DANISH DOMINIONS.-Saint Thomas.

GERMANY.-Hamburg; Bremen; Dresden.

CLASS V.-At $2,000 per annum.

GREAT BRITAIN.-Cork; Dublin; Leeds; Dundee; Leith; Toronto; Hamilton; Halifax; Saint John's (New Brunswick); Kingston (Jamaica); Coaticook; Nassau (New Providence); Cardiff; Port Louis (Mauritius).

SPANISH DOMINIONS.-San Juan (Porto Rico).

PORTUGAL.-Lisbon.

DOMINION OF THE NETHERLANDS.-Rotterdam.
RUSSIA.-Odessa.

GERMANY.-Sonneberg; Nuremberg; Barmen; Cologne; Chemnitz;

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GREAT BRITAIN.-Bristol; New Castle; Auckland; Gibraltar; Cape
Town; Saint Helena; Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Port
Stanley; Clifton; Pictou; Winnipeg; Mahe; Kingston (Canada); Pres-
cott; Port Sarnia; Quebec; Saint John's (Canada); Barbadoes; Ber-
muda; Fort Erie; Goderich (Canada West); Windsor (Canada West).
FRENCH DOMINIONS.-Nice; Martinique.

SPANISH DOMINIONS.-Cadiz; Malaga; Barcelona.
PORTUGUESE DOMINIONS.-Fayal (Azores); Funchal.
BELGIUM.-Verviers and Liege.

GERMANY.—Munich; Stuttgart; Mannheim.

DOMINIONS OF THE NETHERLANDS.-Amsterdam.

DANISH DOMINIONS.-Copenhagen.

SWITZERLAND.-Geneva.

ITALY.-Genoa; Naples; Leghorn; Florence; Palermo; Messina.

TURKISH DOMINIONS.-Jerusalem.

MEXICO.-Tampico.

VENEZUELA.-Laguayra.

BRAZIL.-Bahia.

SAN DOMINGO.-San Domingo.

SCHEDULE C.

CLASS VII.-At $1,000 per annum.

GREAT BRITAIN.-Ceylon; Gaspe Basin; Southampton; Windsor (Nova
Scotia).

GERMANY.-Stettin.

FRENCH DOMINIONS.-Nantes.

ITALY.-Venice.

HAYTI.-Cape Haytien.

UNITED STATES OF COLOMBIA.-Sabanilla.

ECUADOR.-Guayaquil.

NETHERLANDS.-Batavia.

BRAZIL.-Para; Rio Grande del Sul.

HONDURAS.-Ruatan and Truxillo.

MEXICO. Guaymas.

MUSCAT.-Zanzibar.

PORTUGUESE DOMINIONS.-Santiago (Cape Verde Islands).

Class five.

Class six.

Class seven.

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San Juan del Norte. clerks at consu- For allowance for clerks at consulates, forty-two thousand six hunlates.

dred dollars, as follows: R. S., $ 1704. 1879, June 27, ch.

For the consul-general at Havana and the consul at Liverpool, each 28.

a sum not exceeding the rate of three thousand dollars for any one 1881, Feb. 24, ch. year; and to the consuls general at London, Paris, and Shanghai, cach 78.

a sum not exceeding the rate of two thousand dollars for any one year; to the consuls.general at Berlin, Vienna, Frankfort, and Montreal, and to the consuls at Hamburg, Bremen, Leipsic, Lyons, Manchester, Beirut, Belfast, Birmingham, Bradford, Chemnitz, Sheffield, Sonneberg, Dresden, Havre, Marseilles, Fayal, Nuremberg, Leith, Naples, Singapore, Stuttgart, Mannheim, and Tunstall, each a sum not exceeding one thou

sand five hundred dollars for any one year: Total amount expended in one ceed the amount herein appropriated.

Provided, That the total sum expended in any one year shall not ex. year not to exceed 842,600.

Fees for ship- For expenses of shipping and discharging seamen at Liverpool, Lonping and dischary: don, Cardiff, Belfast, and Hamburgh, to be allotted as may seem proper tain ports to be to the Secretary of State, six thousand dollars: Provided, That the fees paid into Treasury. collected at these ports for shipping and discharging seamen shall be

paid into the Treasury as required by law. Salaries of inter- For salaries of the interpreters to the following consulates: at Shang. preters in Japan, hai, two thousand dollars, and at Tien-Tsin, Foochow, and Kanagawa, China, and Siam.

at one thousand five hundred dollars each, six thousand five hundred dollars.

For salaries of the interpreters to the consulates at Hankow, Amoy, Canton, and HongKong, at seven hundred and fifty dollars each, three thousand dollars.

For salaries of the interpreters to twelve other consulates in China, Japan, and Siam, at five hundred dollars each, six thousand dollars.

- of marshals in For salaries of the marshals for the consular courts in Japan and Japan, China, China, Siam, and Turkey, including loss by exchange, seven thousand Siam, and Turkey.

dollars.

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Prices current to Every consular officer shall furnish to the Secretary of the Treasury, be furnished by or to such officers of the customs as he may direct, as often as may be consular officers to Secretary of Treas- required, the prices current of all articles of merchandise usually ex

ported to the United States from the port or place in which he is staR.S., Ø 1712. tioned; and authority is hereby vested in the Secretary of the Treasury 1879, Jan'y 27, to require a compliance with this provision; but this provision shall not ch. 28.

have the effect to impair the provisions of section seventeen hundred

and twelve of the Revised Statutes. Salaries of Span- For salaries and expenses of the United States and Spanish Claims is? Claims Com- Commission, namely: For commissioner, three thousand dollars; for mission.

counsel, three thousand dollars; for secretary, nine hundred dollars; for messenger, three hundred dollars; for contingent expenses, seven hundred and fifty dollars; making in all the sum of seven thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars.

And the salaries provided in this act for the officers within named re- Salaries estabspectively shall be in full for the annual salaries thereof from and after lished by this act

to be in full after the first day of July, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight;

July 1, 1878. And all laws and parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this 1879, June 27, ch. act are hereby repealed.

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[June 7, 1878.)

CHAPTER 15 6.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE FREE ENTRY OF ARTICLES IMPORTED FOR EXHIBITION

BY SOCIETIES ESTABLISHED FOR ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE ARTS OR SCIENCES,
AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

June 6, 1878. 20 Stat. L., 99.

Works of art, &c., for permanent exhibition or Bond in such case required.
for public monuments by societies admitted free
of duty.

Be it enacted, &c., That all works of art, collections in illustration of Works of art, the progress of the arts, science or manufactures, photographs, works &c., for permanent

exhibition or for in terra-cotta, Parian, pottery or porcelain and artistic copies of antiques public monuments in metal or other material hereafter imported in good faith for perma- by societies admitnent exhibition at a fixed place by any society or institution established ted free of duty.

R. S., Ø 2512. for the encouragement of the arts or science, and not intended for sale,

16 Opin. Attynor for any other purpose than is hereinbefore expressed, and all such Gen., 486. articles, imported as aforesaid, now in bond, and all like articles imported in good faith by any society or association for the purpose of erecting a public monument and not for sale shall be admitted free of duty under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe:

Provided, That the parties importing articles as aforesaid shall be required to give bonds, with sufficient sureties, under such rules and reg. - bond in such

ulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, for the pay. case required. ment of lawful duties which may accrue should any of the articles aforesaid be sold, transferred, or used contrary to the provisions and intent of this act. [June 6, 1878.]

CHAPTER 160.

AN ACT TO REPEAL THE BANKRUPT LAW.

June 7, 1878. Bankrupt law repealed. Act takes effect September 1, 1878.

20 Stat. L., 99. Pending cases not affected.

Be it enacted, &c., That the bankrupt law approved March second, Bankrupt law eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, title sixty-one, Revised Statutes, and repealed. an act entitled (1) “An act to amend and supplement an act entitled An

R. S., ☺ ☺ 4972

5132. act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United 1874, June 22, ch. States, approved March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, and 390. for other purposes, approved June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and seventy-four", and all acts in amendment or supplementary thereto or in explanation thereof, be, and the same are hereby, repealed :

Provided, however, That such repeal shall in no manner invalidate or Pending casos affect any case in bankruptcy instituted and pending in any court prior not affected. to the day when this act shall take effect; but as to all such pending cases and all future proceedings therein, and in respect of all pains, penalties, and forfeitures which shall have been incurred under any of said acts prior to the day when this act takes effect, or which may be thereafter incurred, under any of those provisions of any of said acts which, for the purposes named in this act, are kept in force, and all penal actions and criminal proceedings for a violation of any of said

NOTE.-(1) The act of 1867, ch. 176 (14 Stat. L., 517), and supplementary acts here referred to, are incorporated into the Revised Statutes in the sections noted in the margin.

acts, whether then pending or thereafter instituted, and in respect of all rights of debtors and creditors (except the right of commencing original proceedings in bankruptcy), and all rights of, and suits by, or against

assignees, under any, or all of said acts, in any matter or case which Act takes effect shall have arisen prior to the day when this act takes effect (which shall Sept. 1, 1878.

be on the first day of September, anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy-eight), or in any matter or case which shall arise after this act takes effect, in respect of any matter of bankruptcy authorized by this act to be proceeded with after said last-named day, the acts hereby repealed shall continue in full force and effect until the same shall be fully disposed of, in the same manner as if said acts had not been repealed. (June 7, 1878.]

CHAPTER 162.

June 7, 1878. 20 Stat. L., 100,

AN ACT REGULATING THE APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, COMMISSION

ERS OF DEEDS, AND CONSTABLES WITHIN AND FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,
AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

SECTION
1. President to appoint fifteen justices of the

peace in District of Columbia.
Their jurisdiction.

Disposition of records on termination of office.
2. Justices in office at time of passage of this

act.
3. Supreme court of District may appoint twenty

constables.

SECTION
4. — to fix and approvo bonils of justices of the

peace and constables, and may remore con

stables, &c.
5. President may appoint commissioners of deeds

in States, &c.
- and notaries public.

Term of office of commissioners and notaries. 6. Repeal.

Be it enacted, &c. President to ap- [SECTION 1], That the President of the United States shall nominate point fifteen jus- and, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, appoint fifteen tices of peace in District Columbia. justices of the peace within and for the District of Columbia. Said jus

R.S., vol. 2, Dist. tices of the peace shall be assigned as follows: two in the city of George Col., 990-1034. town, one in Tennallytown, one in Brightwood, one in Uniontown, and

ten in the city of Washington. Their term of office shall be four years,

subject to removal for cause. Their jurisdic- They shall respectively have the jurisdiction, exercise the powers and tion.

functions, and perform the duties as now provided by law for said officers respectively. Said justices of the peace, shall be the successors of the justices of the peace who now hold office in said District, and shall proceed in and close up all such unfinished business of their predecessors as may be brought to their attention by any party in interest, who shall present a transcript of the same, as hereinafter provided.

And in like manner they shall proceed in and close up all unfinished

business of any predecessor in office appointed under this act. Disposition of Upon resignation or the expiration of the term of office, they shall records, &c.; on make, certify, and deliver transcripts of any proceeding on their docket termination of office, &c.

to any party in interest, or shall deliver said docket, together with all papers in all unfinished business, to their successors in office, at their option, and account for all moneys in their hands.

Upon the death or removal of any justice of the peace appointed under this act, his docket, books, and papers of office shall be delivered

to his immediate successor in office. Justices in office SEC. 2. The terms of office of all justices of the peace, now in office at time of passage within and for the District of Columbia shall end on the thirtieth day of this act.

after the approval of this act.

They shall issue no process returnable on or after that day, and shall deposit their docket, books, papers, and records pertaining to their office in the office of the clerk of the supreme court of the District of Columbia, who shall, on demand of the parties in interest, deliver to them transcripts, duly certified, together with all papers left or filed with them by said parties in said case or proceeding.

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SEC. 3. The supreme court of the District shall have authority to Supremo court of appoint not exceeding twenty constables, who shall hold office for four District may ap

point twenty conyears, subject to be removed by said court for cause, upon hearing. stables. And said constables shall be the successors of the constables now hold. R.S., vol. 2, Dist. ing office in the said District.

Col., Ø Ø 1035–1040. The term of office of all constables now in office in said District shall end on the thirtieth day after the approval hereof, and they shall, on or before said day, return all process which may be held by them duly executed (except as hereafter provided), and pay over to the proper parties all moneys in their hands;

All constables may duly execute and return all writs and processes in their hands at the time of such expiration of their term of office. SEC. 4. The supreme court of the District of Columbia shall have

- to fix and apthe power to fix the amount and form of the bonds, and approve the proove bonds of jus;

tices of same, to be given by said justices of the peace and constables, and make constables, and such further regulations as may be necessary to complete the transfer may removo conof the existing business from the present justices of the peace to those stables, &c. appointed under this act, and for the return of any writ, execution, or other process by the present justices of the peace to those appointed under this act, and may remove constables from office for willful violation of law, or for misconduct, or for incompetency. SEC. 5. The President of the United States is hereby authorized to

President may appoint as many commissioners of deeds throughout the United States as sioners of deeds in

appoint commishe may deem necessary, with powers to take the acknowledgment of deeds States, &c. for the conveyance of property within the said District, administer oaths, and take depositions in cases pending in the courts of said District in the manner prescribed by law; to whose acts, properly attested by their hands and seals of office, full faith and credit shall be given.

The President shall also have power to appoint such number of nota- – and notaries ries public, residents of said District, as in his discretion the business of public in District. the District may require;

R. S., vol. 2, Dist. Col., 062.

Terms of office of Said commissioners of deeds and notaries public to hold their offices

commissioners and for the period of five years, removable at discretion.

notaries. SEC. 6. All laws and parts of laws inconsistent with any of the pro- Repeal, visions of this act be, and the same are hereby repealed. (June 7, 1878.]

CHAPTER 168.

AN ACT EXPLANATORY OF SECTION EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-NINE OF THE

REVISED STATUTES OF THE UNITED STATES, AND TO RATIFY AND CONFIRM CER-
TAIN TERRITORIAL LEGISLATION, AND FOR OTUER PURPOSES.

June 8, 1878. 20 Stat. L., 101.

Territories not prohibited from creating towns, Acts confirmed. cities, and municipal corporations.

Private rights, &c.; bow affected. Be it enacted, &c., That the words “the legislative assemblies of the sev. Territories not eral Territories shall not grant private charters or especial privileges” prohibited from

creating towns, in section eighteen hundred and eighty-nine of the Revised Statutes of

cities, and municithe United States shall not be construed as prohibiting the legislative pal corporations. assemblies of the several Territories of the United States from creating R.S., 1889. towns, cities, or other municipal corporations, and providing for the government of the same, and conferring upon them the corporate powers and privileges, necessary to their local administration, by either general or special acts;

And that all general and special acts of such legislative assemblies Acts confirmed. heretofore passed creating and providing for the government of towns, cities, or other municipal corporations, and conferring such rights, powers and privileges upon the same, as were necessary to their local administration, be, and the same are hereby, ratified and confirmed and declared to be valid, any law to the contrary notwithstanding, subject, however, to amendment or repeal hereafter by such Territorial assemblies.

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