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484 FORTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 100-102. 1883. made in the plan of said bridge during the progress of construction, such change shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of War. Right m ,,,,,.,31, Sec. 6. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this act is hereby etc., reserved. expressly reserved. A nd the right to requirte any changes an sad strlpcture or its entire removal at the expense o e owners ereo ,w enever Congress shall decide that the public interest requires it, is also expressly reserved. Approved, March 3, 1883. May, 3, 1883, CHAP. 101.-An act in relation to certain fees allowed registers and receivers. Be it enacted In; the Senate and House of Reprecmtatives of the United _ Fw ¤·U°W¤*h'°K· States of America in Congress assembled, That the fees allowed registers

 and receivers for testimony reduced by them to writing for claimants,

,,,0,,,,,,;,,, mm in establishing pre-emption and homestead rights and mineral entries, testimony, etc. and in contested eases, shall not be considered or taken into account in determining the maximum of compensation of said officers._ _ Plats, or dia- Sec. 2. Thatregisters and receivers shall, upon application, furnish 5:;: og *°"¤· pllats in- (diagrams ofttowgishlrps in gheir respiective gisltrictgcshlpwing ‘ wa-an sarevacan an wa ansare a en an sa aowe to receive compensation therefor from the party bbtaining said plat or diagram at such rates as may be prescribed by the Commissioner of the Genscral Land Office gd sapd officeris shall; mponbapplication by the proper tate or Territori authorities 1u·nis or the purpose of tax- Lists or lands ation, a list of all lands sold in their respective districts, together with

    • ]*1- the names of the purchasers, and shall be allowed to receive compensation for the same not to exceed ten cents per entry; and the sums

thus received for plats and lists shall not be considered or taken into account in determining the maximum of compensation of said officers. Approved, March 3, 1883. Mag, 3, 1333, CHAP. 102.-An act to amend an act donating public lands to the several States ——-—-———-— and Territories which may provide colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts SMBs it by the0S0MM and House se1ittatives of the United Lands, ere., ter mo mcriec is amgrese assem , the ourth section of the £g¤;:¤l¤¤¥¤i C0}- act donatigg pmhlie lands thec sgerah Statics!} and Telrritories which . mayprovieco s or -e n to aturcan themechanic U Sm" 5% arts, approved JE second, eighteen hun£d and sixty-two, be, and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows: " Proceeds of sale •‘ Sec. 4.. That all moneys derived from the sale of lands aforesaid ‘{f ;°¤d¤t*° b° m· by the States to which the lands are apportioned, and from the sales of `°S °d* ° °‘ land-scrip hereinbefore provided for, shall be invested in stocks of the United States or of the States, or some other safe stocks; or the same I—“*°*°¤°· may be invested by the States having no State stocks, in any other mapncr aft3•th1elegis¥.t_mes of mich States shall have assented thereto, an engag a suc unc s sha yie c not less than five er centum _ upon the amount so invested and that the principal thereolf shall for- P'¤¤·•¤· ever remain unimpaired: Provided, That the moneys so invested or _ loaned shall constitute a perpetual fund, the capital of which shall remain forever unehmxmshed (except so far as may be provided in section tive of this act), and the interest of which shall be inviolably approprinted, by each State which may take and claim the benefit of this act, to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college where the leading object shall bewithout excluding other scientiiic and classical. studies, and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts, in such