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FIFTY-SECON D CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 353, 360. 1892. 345 or contagiously diseased, or refusing to pay the legal fare exacted, or to comply with the lawful general regulations of the company. Sec. 23. That this act may at any time to be altered, amended, or re- Amendment. peeled by the Congress of the United States. Sec. 24. That in the event that the company should not be able to Condemnation procome to an agreement with the owner or owners of any land through °°°°“"‘°‘ which the said road may be located to pass, proceedings for the condemn ation for the use of the company of so much of said land as may be required, not exceeding fifty feet in width, with necessary slopes, and one hundred and thirty feet in width in the line of Rhode Island avenue extended, may be instituted in the usual way in the supreme court of the District of Columbia, under such rules and regulations as said court may prescribe for such purposes: Provided, That the exten- Prawn sion of Rhode Island avenue herein authorized, whether acquired by I,{°,§§’§‘,`?§,Tu‘;€ m‘°°° condemnation or otherwise, shall be dedicated to the public use in the same manner and subject to the same regulations and control that apply to other streets and avenues in the District of Columbia occupied by street railways. Approved, August 1, 1892. CHAP. 360.-An act to amend an act entitled "An act authorizing the appointment August 3, 1892. ‘ of receivers of national banks, and for other purposes/' approved June thirtieth, —‘—w—"w eighteen hundred and seventy-six. - Be it enacted Im the Senate and House of Representative: of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section three of an act National mu. entitled “Au act authorizing the appointment of receivers of national v°‘· *°· P· °3· banks, and for other purposes, approved June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-six/’ is hereby amended so as to read as follows: “ Sec. 3. That whenever any association shall have been or shall be wnnnng up busiplaced in the hands of a receiver, as provided in section fifty-two hun- "°”· dred and thirty-four and other sections of the Revised Statutes of the 1:. S.,secs.5234,5236, United States, and when, as provided in section fifty-two hundred and P· “““· thirty-six thereof, the Comptroller of the Currency shall have paid to each and every creditor of such association, not including shareholders, who are creditors of such association, whose claim or claims as such creditor shall have been proved or allowed as therein prescribed, the full amount of such claims, and all expenses of the receivership and the redemption of the circulating notes of such association shall have been provided for by depositing lawful money of the United States with' the Treasurer of the United States, the Comptroller of the Currency shall call a meeting of the shareholders of such association by giving Meeting or inmnotice thereof for thirty days in a newspaper published in the town, :Q}Q°f;,§'*°’ °“**°"'” city, or county where the business of such association was carried on,` or if no newspaper is there published, in the newspaper published nearest thereto. At such meeting the shareholders shall determine s1nm1n»1am to nn. whether the receiver shall be continued and shall wind up the atlairs gd: "f,‘§;§‘,j§, of such association, or whether an agent shall be elected for that pur- sang;. pose, and in so determining the said shareholders shall vote by ballot in person or by proxy, each share of stock entitling the holder to one vote and the majority of the stock in value and number of shares shall be necessary to determine whether the said receiver shall be continued or whether an agent shall be elected. In case such majority shall de- Settlement by ne. termine that the said receiver shall be continued, the said receiver shall °°"°’· thereupon proceed with the execution of his trust and shall sell, dispose 0tQ or otherwise collect the assets of the said association and shall possess all the powers and authority, and be subject to all the duties and liabilities originally conferred or imposed upon him by his appointment as such receiver so far as the same remain applicable. In case mecunnongenr. the said meeting shall, by the vote of a majority of the stock in value