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FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. HI. Ch. 224-226. 1873. 485 Sec. 3. That nothing in this act contained shall apply to any indict- Pendin indiet,. ment found by 2. grand jury and 110w pending in either of said district ***0**** ¤¤§w¤’i¤ courts; ner shall nnytliiug contained in this act effect the jurisdiction QQ!?;;?;;; or power of the Supreme Court of the United States to hear and determine axfected. any cause or proceeding new pending in said Supreme Court 0n writ of error or appeal from either of said district courts for the middle and northern districts of Alabama,. Sm. 4. That hereafter the circuit court of the United States for the Cimmcoum district of Alabama shall exercise appellate and revisory jurisdiction over for Alahanm to the decrees and judgments of said district courts of the United Suites fer “PP°l` the middle district of Alabama, and the northern district of Alnb:min,ju,;§dgu;}1,¤, under the laws of the United States conferring and regulating the jurisdiction, pcwers, and practice of the circuit courts in cases removed in said courts by appeal or writ of error. Arr1<0vr;1>, March 3, 1873. CHAP. `CCXXIV.-—·An Act to provfdefor the better Care and Protection of Sub- March 3, 1873. sistence Supp/ies. ’_"‘"""' Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, Secretary of and he is hereby, authorized and empowered to select from the sergeents of the line of the army who shall have feitlifully served therein five SMy-mg(,aum years, three years of which in the grade of 11011-commissioned officer, as many ccmniissary-s<·rgezt11ts as the service may require, not to exceed one for each military pest er place of deposit of subsistence supplies, whose duty it shall be to receive and preserve the subsistence supplies at the their duties posts, under the direction of the proper officers of the subsistence depart- am} P“Y· ment, and under such regulations as shall be prescribed by the'Sc01‘cta,ry of \Vztr. The c0mmissary-sergeaxits hereby authorized shall be sulject to the rules and articles of war, and shall receive for their services the same pay and allowances as ord1mnce—sergem1ts. Approved, Merch 3, 1873. CHAP. CCXXV. —An Act to abolish the Ojfce of Surv<·ym· at the Port of Chester, in Mm-ch 3, 1373, Pennsylvama, and fur other Purposes. ·—·"—""‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Anzerica, in Congress assembled, That the cflice of surveyor at Office of surthe port of Chester, in the district of Philadelphia, provided by the act; X?5g’§(;2£‘° P°’* establishing said port, approved March twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and _.Lb(,1;sh`Cd_ sixty-seven, be, and the same is hereby, abolished. 4 VISGY, ch. 16. Site. 2. That an inspector of customs, to reside at the said port of ‘}lA;;;étlg;,{§.‘ Chester, with the powers of e. deputy collector, shall be appointed for customs to be said port, end shall perform such duties es may be devolved 011 him accord- ;E;’8*’*;:? M ing to lnw, but the compensation of such officer shall not exceed that yO§,€rS"d“mB, allowed by law to inspectors of customs at the port of Philadelphia,. and pay. Arencvnn, March 3, 1873. CHAP. CCXXVI. —-An Act making Apywroyrriaticns jbr the legislative, executive and l\[m·i·h 3, NT3. _jud»'cz`ul Expenses ay the Genemment jor the Year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred ""'°"" and sevz·nt_q;fuur, and for other Purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and }]0use of Representatives of t/te Mzited L*‘SlTl¤*‘V€» . . y u · 8X€(’UllV0, and States of Amertcet, in Congress assembled, lhctt the fcllownig sums be, and judicial expense the same are hereby, appropriated, 0ut of any mcney in the treasury not eppi·<»pi—imi¤¤s otherwise appropriated, for the service of the fiscal yeer ending June €“d‘ thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, for the objects hereinafter 1g2t_ ’ expressed, namely: