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568FORTYSEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. H. Ch. 136, 137. 1883. substantially or materially obstruct the imo navigation of said river, and if any bridge erected under such authority shall in tho opinion of the Secretary of War, obstruct such 11avigptio11, he is hereby authorized to cause such change or alteration of B31d. bridge to be made as will · eifectually obviatc such obstruction; and all such obstructions shall be removed and alterations made at the expense of the owner or owners Proviso. of said bridge: Provided, That nothing in this act shall be so construed as to repeal or modify any of tho provisions of law now existing in mf- · creucc to the protection of the navigation of rivers, or to exempt this bridge crcctcd under this act, from the operations of the same. pqnairiglmaud SE0 5-—That all railroad companies desiring the use of said bridge P'!l"*l°§¤• *°°*h°' shall have and be entitled to equal rights and privileges relative to the " passage of rail way trains or oars over the same, and over tho approaches thereto, upon tho payment of a reasonable compensation for such usc; and in case the owner 01- owners of said bridge and the several railroad companies, or any one of them, desiring such usc, shall fail to agree upon the sum or sums, to be paid, and upon rules and conditions to which each shall conform in using said bridge, all matters at issue between them shall be decided by the Secretary of War, upon a hearing of tho allegations and proofs of the parties. Designp, dmv- · Sm:. 6-That any bridge authorized to be constructed under this act ings, ¤¤¤1•¤. ¤*¤-»*9- shall be built and located under and subject to such regulations for the gm_';'::’;"‘§‘1W:‘; security of navigation of said rivers as the Secretary of War shall preg,, ,m,,,,,,]_ scribe; and to secure that object said company or corporation shall submit to the Secretary of War a. design and drawings of said bridges to be erected, for his examination and approval, and a map of its location, and shall furnish such other infomation as may be required for a full and satisfactory understanding of the subject, and in all things shall be subject to such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of War; and until said plan and location of said bridge or bridges am approved by the Secretary of War, said bridge or bridges shall not be built; and should any change be made in the plan of any bridge authorized to bc constructed by this act, during the progress of tho work of construciégn, such change shall be subject to the approval of tho Secretary of ar. Ropes. Sec. 7-That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this act is hereby expressly reserved; and the right torequirc any changes in said structmus, or their entire removal, ut the expense of the owners thereof, whenever Congress shall decide that the public interest requires it is also expressly reserved. . Approved, March 3, 1883. O Mu-. 3, 1883. CHAP. 1§'I:-—An act to ]evy an assessment of the mal estate in the District of ·———— Columbia m tho you eighteen hundred and eighty-t.11.roo, and every third yon.; thereafter, for purposes of taxation. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Represmmtivec of the United Ass0ssmc 11|S of States of America in Congress assembled, That all rea.] property, except $t¤;;¤g¤1&£:: as horemaftcr provided, shall be assessed in the name of tho owner, ° ‘ trustees, or guardian thereof. All undivided uml property of a dc-

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