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Be it enacted, &c. Census of tribe [SECTION 1], That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby in Nebraska and authorized and directed to cause a census of the tribe of Winnebago Wisconsin to be taken.

Indians, now residing in Nebraska and Wisconsin to be taken; said enrollment to be made upon separate lists; the first to include all of said tribe now residing upon or who draw their annuities at the tribal reservation in Nebraska, and the second to embrace all of said tribe now

residing in the State of Wisconsin. Anonitics, &c., SEC. 2. That upon the completion of the census of the Winnebago lieretofore appro- Indians in Wisconsin, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and priated to be disbursed by Secreta- directed to expend for their benefit the proportion of the tribal annuities ry of Interior pro due to and set apart for said Indians under the act of June twenty-fiftlı, rata.

eighteen hundred and sixty-four, of the appropriations for the tribe of 1864, ch.148 (13 Winnebago Indians for the fiscal years eighteen hundred and seventyStat. L., 172)

1874, ch. 389; four, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, eighteen hundred and seventy1875, ch. 132 (18 six, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, eighteen hundred and seventytat. L., 170, 444), eight, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and eighteen hundred and

1876;. ch. 289.3 eighty, amounting to ninety thousand six hundred and eighty-nine dol1877, ch. 101 (19 Stat. L., 194, 288). lars and ninety-three cents;

1878, ch. 142; And the Secretary of the Interior shall also expend for the benefit of 1879; ch., 7., (20 said Indians, out of the sum of forty-one thousand and twelve dollars Stat. L., 82, 312). 1880, ch. 85 (21

and seventy-four cents now in the Treasury to the credit of the WinneStat. L., 128).

bago tribe of Indians, and accruing under treaty appropriations for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and seventy-three and prior years, such sum as may upon the completion of said census, be found necessary to equalize the payments between the two bands on account of the payment of the sum of one hundred thousand dollars in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-two from the principal funds of the tribe to the Winnebagoes in Nebraska. And all of the said sums shall be paid prorata to those persons whose names appear upon the census-roll of the Winnebagoes of Wisconsin, heads of families being permitted to receive

the full amount to which all the members of the family are entitled : Claimants to Provided, That before any person shall be entitled to the benefits benefits to show that they havo accruing under this act, it shall be made to appear that the person claimtakon up home- ing its benefits, or the head of the family to which such person belongs, steads, &c. has taken up a homestead in accordance with the said act of March

1875; March 3, third, eighteen hundred and serenty-five, or that, being unable to fully ch. 131, \ 15.

comply with the said act by reason of poverty, he or she has made a selection of land as a homestead, with a bona fide intention to comply with said act, and that the money applied for will be used to enter the

lands so select+d, and for the improvement of the same. Future distribu

SEC. 3. That in the future distribution of the annuities of the said tions of annuities; tribe of Winnebago Indians, a pro-rata division, according to the numhow made.

1863, ch. 53 (12 ber of each band as shown by said census, shall be made between that Stat, L., 658). portion of said tribe in Nebraska and that portion in Wisconsin; and the

moneys belonging to each shall be annually distributed to the members of said bands respectively, in the manner provided by the fifth section of the act of February twenty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, entitled "An act for the removal of the Winnebago Indians, and for the

sale of their reservation in Minnesota for their benefit." Adjustment of

SEC. 4. That for the purpose of equitably adjusting the amount due amount between to the Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin, under the act of June twentyIndians in Wisconsin and those in fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, from that portion of the tribe Nebraska. residing in Nebraska, and arising froin the failure of the Department of

1864, ch. 148 (13 the Interior to set aside from year to year the proportion of the tribal Stat. L., 172).

fund belonging to said Wisconsin Winnebagoes, as provided in said act, from the date of the passage of the same to the year eighteen hundred and seventy-six, and the payment of the full amount of the same to the Winnebagoes of Nebraska for such period, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby directed to have an account between said portions of the Win. nebago tribe of Indians stated, basing the same upon the census herein provided for, charging the Winnebagoes in Nebraska with the full

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amount found to be due to the Wisconsin Winnebagoes under said act for the period named, and creditirg them with the amount actually expended in the removal and subsistence of the Wisconsin Winnebagoes at the date of their removal to Nebraska in the year eighteen hundred and seventy-three;

And the balance found in favor of the Winnebagoes of Wisconsin, . Balance found whatever the amount may be, shall hereafter be held and considered as in favor of Indians

in Wisconsin; how a debt due to them from that portion of the tribe residing in Nebraska;

secured, &c. and until said debt shall have been extinguished the Secretary of the Interior shall cause to be deducted annually from the proportion of annuity moneys due to the Winnebagoes in Nebraska, and to be paid to the Winnebago Indians in Wisconsin, such proportion of the share of annuities belonging to the said Winnebagoes of Nebraska as he may deem right and proper:

Provided, however, That such sum shall not be less than seven thou- amount of. sand dollars per annum.

SEC. 5. That the titles acquired by said Winnebagoes of Wisconsin Titles of Wisconin and to the lands heretofore or hereafter entered by them under the sin Indians to provisions of said act of March third, eighteen hundred and seventy- &c., and free from

, five, shall not be subject to alienation or incumbrance, either by volun- tax” for twenty tary conveyance or by the judgment, decree, or order of any court, or years. subject to taxation of any character, but shall be and remain inaliena- 1875, March 3, ble and not subject to taxation for the period of twenty years from the ch. 131, $D 15, 16. date of the patent issued therefor. And this section shall be inserted in each and every patent issued

This section to

be inserted in patunder the provisions of said act or of this act. (January 18, 1881.)

ents under act.

CHAPTER 24.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE APPOINTMENT OF PROFESSORS OF MATHEMATICS IN THE

NAVY.

Jan. 20, 1881.

21 Stat. L., 317. Professors of mathematics in Navy to pass physical and professional examination before appointment.

Be it enacted, &c., That hereafter no person shall be appointed a pro- Professors of fessor of mathematics in the Navy until he shall have passed a physical mathematics in examination before a board of naval surgeons, and a professional exam- Nayy to pass physination before a board of professors of mathematics in the Navy, to be sional examina

ical convened for that purpose by the Secretary of the Navy, and received tion bofore apa favorable report from said boards. (January 20, 1881.]

pointment.

R. S., Ø 1400.

AN ACT TO REGULATE TIIE AWARD OF AND COMPENSATION FOR PUBLIC ADVERTISING

IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

CHAPTER 25.

Jan. 21, 1881.

21 Stat. L., 317. SECTION

SECTION 1. Public advertisements in District of Colum- 2. Repeal.

bia; to what papers to be given and at what rate of pay.

In District of Be it enacted, &c.

Columbia: public [SECTION 1], That all advertising required by existing laws to be advertising in; to done in the District of Columbia by any of the departments of the gov- what papers to be ernment shall be given to one daily and one weekly newspaper of each given and at what

rate of pay: of the two principal political parties and to one daily and one weekly

R. S., Ø Ø 3826neutral newspaper :

3828. Prorided, That the rates of compensation for such service shall in no 1875, Feb. 18, ch. case exceed the regular commercial rate of the newspapers selected; March 3, ch. 128.

80, Ø 1, par. 1; nor shall any advertisement be paid for unless published in accordance

1876, July 31, ch. with section thirty-eight hundred and twenty-eight of the Revised Stat- 246, par. 2. utes.

1878, May 17, ch. 107, \ 4; June 20,

ch. 359, par. 6. SEC. 2. All laws or parts of laws inconsistent herewith are hereby Repeal. repealed. (January 21, 1881.]

CHAPTER 27.

Jan. 25, 1881. AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE EMPLOYMENT OF AN INSPECTOR OF PLUMBING IN AND

FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 21 Stat. L., 318.

In District of Columbia, inspector of plumbing to
bo appointed.

Plumbing regulations to be enforced by health 1

officer; ponalty for violation of. In District of Co- Be it enacted, &c., That there shall be appointed by the Commissionlumbia, inspector ers of the District of Columbia an inspector of plumbing for said Dis. of plumbing to be appointed.

trict, whose duty it shall be, to inspect all houses in course of erection, 1878, June 11, ch. and pass upon the plumbing and sewerage of said houses. 180. Plumbing, regu- And the health officer of the District of Columbia is hereby author

to be forced by health ized, under direction of the Commissioners, to execute and enforce reg. forced by health ulations governing plumbing, house drainage, and the ventilation of

. 1878, June 11, ch. house sewers; 180, 003, 8. - penalty for vio- And any person who shall neglect or refuse to comply with the relation of.

quirements of the said regulations when promulgated shall be punishable by a fine of from twenty-five to two hundred dollars for each and every such offense, or in default of payment of fine to imprisonment for thirty days. (January 25, 1881.]

CHAPTER 29.

AN

ACT TO AMEND SECTION FIVE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-THREE OF TILE REVISED

STATUTES RELATING TO THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

Jan. 28, 1881. 21 Stat. L., 321.

In District of Columbia, telephone companies may be formed as other companies are formed. In District of Co

Be it enacted, &c., That section five hundred and fifty-three of the lumbia, telephono Revised Statutes relating to the District of Columbia be, and is hereby, companies may be formed as other amended by inserting the word “telephone” after the word “transporcompanies are tation", so as to read as follows: formed.

"SEC. 553. Any three or more persons who desire to form a company Substitute for R. S. Dist. Col.,

for the purpose of carrying on any kind of manufacturing, agricultural, 553.

mining, mechanical, insurance, mercantile, transportation, telephone, or marketing business, in the District, or savings bank therein, may make, sign, and acknowledge, before some officer competent to take the acknowledgment of deeds, and file in the office of recorder of deeds, a certificate in writing, in which shall be stated". (January 28, 1881.]

CHAPTER 33.

AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ASSAY-OFFICE IN THE CITY OF SAINT LOUIS MISSOURI.

Feb. 1, 1881.
SECTION

SECTION 21 Stat. L., 322.

1 1. Assay-offico established at Saint Louis, Mo. 2. – to bo provided for in post-office building.

Be it enacted, &c. Assay-o flice on- [SECTION 1], That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized tablished at Saint and required to establish an assay-office at Saint Louis, in the State of Louis, Mo.

Missouri; the said office to be conducted under the provisions of an act R. S., \\ 343–345, 3495-3570, 3600, entitled (1) “An act revising and amending the laws relative to the mints, 3615,

assay-offices, and coinage of the United States," approved February

twelfth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. - to be provided SEC. 2. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and for in post-office directed to set apart sufficient room for said assay-office in the governbuilding

ment building in Saint Louis, now used for a post-office and custom-house, and provide the same with the necessary fixtures and apparatus, at a cost not exceeding ten thousand dollars, which sum is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. (February 1, 1881.]

NOTE.-(1) The provisions of the act of 1873, ch. 131 (17 Stat. L., 424), bere referred to, are incorporated into the Revised Statutes in the sections noted in the margin, and the act is thereby repealed.

CHAPTER 34.

AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW RELATIVE TO THE SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE OF VES

SELS FOR BREACH OF THE REVENUE LAWS.

Feb. 8, 1881.

21 Stat. L., 322. Vessels used by common carriers not subject to forfeiture, &c., for violation of revenue laws, &c., com

mitted without privy of owner or master. Be it enacted, &c., That no vessel used by any person or corporation, as Vessels used by common carriers, in the transaction of their business as such common

common carriers

not subject to forcarriers, shall be subject to seizure or forfeiture by force of the provis- feiture, &c., for viions of 'title thirty-four of the Revised Statutes of the United States olation of revenue unless it shall appear that the owner or master of such vessel, at the laws, &c., committime of the alleged illegal act, was a consenting party or privy thereto. ted without privy

of owner or master. [February 8, 1881.]

R. S., Ø Ø 2797, 2807, 2867, 2872, 2874, 2887, 2893, 3059, 3061, 3062,

3101, 3104. CHAPTER 35.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE FURNISHING OF CERTAIN PUBLIC DOCUMENTS TO SOL- Feb. 8, 1881. DIERS HOMES.

21 Stat. L., 322. Public documents to be sent to the severa homes to be furnished by Public Printer. for disabled volunteers.

Be it enacted, &c., That section forty-eight hundred and thirty-seven Public docuof the Revised Statutes of the United States be, and the same is hereby, ments to be sent to repealed and re-enacted to read as follows:

for disabled volun“The Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Repre- teers. sentatives shall cause to be sent to the National Home for Disabled Vol- R. S., 4837. unteer Soldiers at Dayton, in Ohio, and to the branches at Augusta, in Maine, Milwaukee, in Wisconsin, Hampton in Virginia, and the Soldiers' Home at Knightstown Springs, near Knightstown, in Indiana, each, one copy of each of the following documents: The journals of each House of Congress at each and every session; all laws of Congress; the annual messages of the President, with accompanying documents; the daily Congressional Record, and all other documents or books which may be printed and bound by order of either House of Congress;

And the Public Printer is hereby authorized and directed to furnish - to be furnished to the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Represent. by Public Printer. atives the documents referred to in this section.” (February 8, 1881.]

CHAPTER 39.

AN ACT TO GRANT TO THE CORPORATE AUTHORITIES OF THE CITY OF COUNCIL BLUFF8, Feb. 9, 1881.

IN THE STATE OF IOWA FOR PUBLIC USES, A CERTAIN LAKE KNOWN AS CARR
LAKE, SITUATED NEAR SAID CITY.

21 Stat. L., 323. Carr Lake, Iowa, granted to city of Council Bluffs

part may be leased. for public rse.

how managed. Be it enacted, &c., That there shall be, and is hereby, conveyed to the Carr Lake, Iowa, corporate authorities of the city of Council Bluffs, in the State of Iowa, granted to city of

Council Bluffs for and their successors in office, the title of the United States to the me.

public use. andered lake, situated in sections twenty-nine and thirty-two, of township number seventy-four, Pottawatamie County, in the State of Iowa, known as Carr Lake, upon the express conditions that the premises shall be held for public use, resort, and recreation; shall be inalienable for all time;

But leases not exceeding ten years may be granted for portions of said -part may be premises, all incomes derived from leases of privileges to be expended

leased. in the preservation and improvement of the property or the roads leading thereto;

The premises to be managed by tbe said corporate authorities, or such --- low managed. commissioners as they may elect, and who shall receive no compensation for their services. (February 9, 1881.]

CHAPTER 45.

AN ACT TO CHANGE THE TIME FOR HOLDING CIRCUIT AND DISTRICT COURTS OF THE

Feb. 14, 1881. 21 Stat. L., 324.

UNITED STATES FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA, HELD AT DANVILLE,

VIRGINIA.

SECTION

SECTION
1. In Virginia, circuit and district courts of west- 2. Repeal.

ern district; when to be held at Danville.

Be it enacted, &c. In Virginia, cir- [SECTION 1], That the United States circuit and district courts of the cuit and district United States for the western district of Virginia, held at Danville, in courts of western the State of Virginia, shall hereafter be held at said city of Danville district; when to be held at Dan. commencing on Tuesday after the third Monday in June and on Tuesville.

day after the third Monday in November of each year, instead of the R. S., 9° 572, 658. times now fixed by law.

1878, June 11, ch. 182. Repeal.

SEC. 2. All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this act are hereby repealed. This act shall be in force from its passage. (February 14, 1881.]

CHAPTER 47.

Feb. 15, 1881. AN ACT TO RESTORE THE LANDS INCLUDED IN THE FORT READING AND FORT CROOK

MILITARY RESERVATIONS, IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, TO THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, 21 Stat. L., 325. AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. SECTION

SECTION
1. Forts Reading and Crook reservations restored 2. Patents confirmed.
to public domain.

3. Rights of settlers affirmed. Be it enacted, &c. Forts Reading [SECTION 1], That the lands included in the Fort Reading military and Crook reserva- reservation and in the Fort Crook military reservation in the State of tions restored to California, are hereby restored to the public domain. public domain.

Patents con- SEC. 2. That all patents heretofore issued to any lands within the firmed.

Fort Reading military reservation and Fort Crook military reservation

are hereby confirmed. Rights of settlers SEC. 3. That the rights of all settlers on said reservation, to acquire affirmed.

title under the homestead and pre-emption laws, are hereby recognized and affirmed to the extent such settlers would have acquired by settling on public lands. (February 15, 1881.

CHAPTER 60.

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AN ACT TO AMEND AND RE-ENACT SECTIONS TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED AND SEVEN

TEEN AND TWENTY-FIVE IIUNDRED AND EIGHTEEN OF TIIE REVISED STATUTES
AND CHANGING THE BOUNDARIES OF A CUSTOMS DISTRICT IN THE STATE OF
MAINE.

SECTION

SECTION
1. Maine customs districts.

Bangor district; what to comprise.
Aroostuok district; what to comprisc.

2. - collector and deputy collectors in. Be it enacted, c. Maine customs [SECTION 1], That section twenty-five hundred and seventeen of the districts.

Revised Statutes of the United States be amended by inserting after the word "sixty-nine,” in the third line of the first clause of said section, the following words:

Excepting those towns, plantations, and townships lying on the line of the European and North American Railway," so that said clause, as amended, shall read as

follows: Aroos took dis- "First. The district of Aroostook, to comprise the county of Aroostrict; what to took as bounded on the twenty-second day of February, eighteen huncomprise. R. S., 2517.

dred and sixty-nine, excepting those towns, plantations, and townships

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