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FIFTY-SECON D CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 320, 321. 1892. 325 Sino. 14. That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons within fo§j¤j,*,lli¤g l><>¤¤¤¤¤ the limits of the District of Columbia to kiudle or set 011 tire, or be 1 °n' present, aiding, consenting, or causing it to be done, in any street, avenue, road, or highway, alley, open ground, or lot, any box, barrel, straw, shavings, or other combustible, between the setting and rising of the sun; and, any person offending against the provisions of this act Penalty. shall on conviction thereof, forfeit and pay a sum not exceeding ten dollars for each and every offeuse. Sec. 15. That the provisions of the several laws and regulations w¥;==yw¤. wv-. for we within the District of Columbia for the protection of public or private miuigtimplixtiilttmiii property and the preservation of peace and order be, and the same are mgs *****1 ·‘4*°¤¤d¤· hereby, extended to all public buildings and public grounds belonging to the United States within the District of Columbia. And any person guilty of disorderly and unlawful conduct in or about the same, or who tg}isorderliy pimaqet. shall willfully injure the buildings or shrubs, or shall pull down, impair, {Lg; §f,d*é‘,,,].§f,d1§}"1d` or otherwise injure any fence, wall, or other inclosure, or shall iniure any sink, culvert, pipe, hydrant, cistern,lamp, or bridge, or shall remove any stone, gravel, sand, or other property of the United States, or any other part of the public grounds or lots belonging to the United States in the District of Columbia, shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not P¤¤¤1w- more than fifty dollars. · ‘ ‘ Sec. 16. That if any person shall drive or lead any horse, mule, or Driviugorridingon other animal, or any cart, wagon, or other carriage whatever on any of g’,°Q§}“,§§“,Q§,,§’,{},§_ ‘° the paved or graveled footways now made or which may hereafter be made in and on any of the aforesaid public grounds, or shall ride thereon, except at the intersection of streets, alleys, and avenues, each and every such offender shall forfeit and pay for each offense a sum not . less than one nor more than five doHars. Sec. 17. That it shall not be lawful for any person or persons to play Pmgng games, or the game of football, or any other game with a ball, in any of the }-‘§{,,,,d_,,§f*'°°‘“· °°°·· streets, avenues, or alleys in the cities of Washington and Georgetown; nor shall it be lawful for any person or persons to play the game of bandy, shindy, or any other game by which a ball, stone, or other substance is struck or propelled by any stick, cane, or other substance in any street, avenue, or alley in the cities of Washington and Georgetown, under a penalty of not more than five dollars for each and every remizy. such offense. ‘ _ Sec. 18. That all prosecutions for violations of any of the provisions B Pysvgluggvvhs ir} of any of the laws or ordinances provided for by this act shall be con· tK§°m,°{{·’M_ °° ° ° ducted in the name of and for the benefit of the District of Columbia, and in the same manner as now provided by law for the prosecution of offenses against the laws and ordinances of the said District. Any Committnl on mi. person convicted of any violation of any of the provisions of this act, and “’° °°P“Y ““* who shall fail to pay the fine or penalty imposed, or to give security where the same is required, shall be committed to the workhouse iu the District of Columbia for a term not exceeding six months for each and every offense. _ . SEO. 19. That all laws or ordinances, or parts of laws or ordinances, R*1>¤¤·l· now in force in the District of Columbia inconsistent with the provisions of this act, or any part thereof, are hereby repealed. ’ Approved, July 29, 1892. CHAP. 321.·-An act to provide for semi-annual statements by foreign corpora- July 29· 1892 tions doing business in the District of Columbia. W Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any insurance company, Qfflfft ‘gQfp‘§l},'g‘],§‘é building association or company, banking company, savings institu- topnblglh semiaunum tion, or other company or association advertising for or receiving pre- ““°°"‘°'“"‘ miums, deposits, or dues for membership, incorporated under the laws of any other State, Territory, or foreign government, and transacting