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FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 253. 1873. 585 over which cattle, sheep, swine, or other animals shall be conveyed from em-s or vessels one State to another, OY the owners or masters of steam, sailing, or other *`°' mm Fh°” vessels carrying or transporting cattle, sheep, swine, or other animals ;::'§g,€§€;0um from one State to another, shall confine the same in cars, boats, or ves- without being gels of any description, for _2. longer period than twenty-eight consecu- f‘?“L§’“',}¤°d*;.‘:;"g““· tive hours, without unloading the same for rest, water, and feeding, for c(:,,},cu€{},r va a period of at least five consecutive hours, unless prevented from soh¤¤¤» ¤¤1¤¤¤· unloading by storm or other accidental causes. In estimating such con- &°°; iinement the time during which the animals have been confined without such rest on connecting roads from which they are received shall be included, it being the intent of this act to prohibit their continuous confinement beyond the period of twenty-eight hours, except upon contingencies hereimbefore stated. Animals so unloaded shall be properly fed and watered during such rest by the owner or person having tobefed md the custody thereof, or in case of his default in so doing then by the ggjgjd by railroad company or owners or masters of boats or vessels transport- ` ing the same at the expense of said owner or person in custody thereof; and said company, owners, or masters shall in such cases have a. lien Food and cam upon such animals for food, care, and custody furnished, and shall n0tg9°°”S*i*“°°“'· be liable for any detention of such animals authorized by this act. Any m` company, owner, or custodian of such animals, who shall knowingly and wilfully fail to comply with the provisions of this act shall, for each _Pe¤¤l1;y_r‘piand every such failure to comply with the provisions of this act, be liable ""m‘¥Y °%g;1“§hg’ for and forfeit and pay 2. penalty of not less than one hundred nor more gg? y wl than five hundred dollars: Provided, however, That when animals shall This act p<>¤¢¤ be carried in cars, boats, or other vessels in which they can and do have Zggfggnarégfgiz proper food, water, space, and opportunity for rest, the foregoing provis- cm-s or vessels. ions in regard to their being unloaded shall not apply. S20. 2. That the penalty created by the first section of this act shall Penalties bow be recovered by civil action in the name of the United States, in the cir- '°°°"°"°d· cuit or district court of the United States holden within the district where the violation of this act may have been committed, or the person or corporation resides or carries on its business; and it shall be the duty United Stem of all United States marshals, their deputies and subordinates, to prose-2“’;:)‘;1:;1g°;i°_ cute all violations of this act which shall come to their notice or knowl- 1,,;}:,,,,, ed e. imc. 3. That any person or corporation entitled to lien under the first Lien may po section of this act may enforce the same by a petition Bled in the dis- ::5**;,******1;**1**** trict court of the United States holden within the district where the ic °°u ’ food, care, and custody shall have been furnished, or the owner or custodian of the property resides; and said court shall have power to issue Court msyiaall suitable process for the enforcement of such lieu by sale or other- M1; L>¤‘¤¢;>¤l*;> wise, and to compel the payment of all costs, penalties, charges, and °° °r°° ° °°' expenses of proceedings under this act. Sec. 4. That this act shall not go into effect until the first day of When act shall October, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. **‘k° "E°°*· Armovmn, March 3, 1873. CHAP. CCLIII.—An Act to make SazDiego, in the Stale of Cali/brniu, a Part of _Mzn·ch 8, 1878. M'!/· '_"_"`-" Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, fn Congress assembled, That the counties of Santa Bar- _Collection disbara, Los Angeles, San Bernardo, and San Diego, in the State of Cali- g;°;s*€;b§£:6]g}°‘ fornia., are hereby detached from the collection district of San Francisco; and all the territory, ports, harbors, rivers, and waters of said counties shell constitute a. collection district by the name of the San Diego district; and the city of San Diego, on the bay of San Diego, is hereby San Diego established as the sole port of entry for said district; and the President ;r;¤d¤ lp0H0f of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, "y’