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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 505, 506-AUG. 7, 1939 34 Stat. 84. 33U.S.C.§§491- 498. Right to acquire real estate, etc. Toll charges. Application of tolls to operation, sinking fund, etc. Maintenance as free bridge after amortiz- ing costs. etc. Record of expendi- tures and receipts. Amendment. River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, at or near Cassville, Wisconsin, and to a place at or near Guttenberg, Iowa, in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regu- late the construction of bridges over navigable waters", approved March 23, 1906, and subject to the conditions and limitations con- tained in this Act. SEC. 2. There is hereby conferred upon the village of Cassville, Wisconsin, or its assigns, all such rights and powers to enter upon lands and to acquire, condemn, occupy, possess, and use real estate and other property needed for the location, construction, maintenance, and operation of such bridge and its approaches as are possessed by railroad corporations for railroad purposes or by bridge cor- porations for bridge purposes in the State in which such real estate or other property is situated, upon making just compensation therefor, to be ascertained and paid according to the laws of such State, and the proceedings therefor shall be the same as in the condemnation or expropriation of property for public purposes in such State. SEC. 3 . The said village of Cassville, Wisconsin, or its assigns, is hereby authorized to fix and charge tolls for transit over such bridge, and the rates of toll so fixed shall be the legal rates until changed by the Secretary of War under the authority contained in the Act of March 23, 1906. SEC. 4 . In fixing the rates of toll to be charged for the use of such bridge the same shall be so adjusted as to provide a fund sufficient to pay for the reasonable cost of maintaining, repairing, and operat- ing the bridge and its approaches under economical management, and to provide a sinking fund sufficient to amortize the cost of such bridge and its approaches, including interest at a rate of not to exceed 5 per centum per annum and reasonable financing cost, as approved by the Commissioner of Public Roads, as soon as possible, under reasonable charges, but within a period of not to exceed twenty-five years from the completion thereof. After a sinking fund sufficient for such amortization shall have been so provided, such bridge shall thereafter be maintained and operated free of tolls. An accurate record of the cost of the bridge and its approaches, the expenditures for maintaining, repairing, and operating the same, and of the daily tolls collected shall be kept and shall be available for the information of all persons interested. SEC. 5. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. Approved, August 7, 1939. [CHAPTER 506] August 7, 1939 [S. 474] [Public, No. 304] Judicial Code, amendment. 36 Stat. 1118 . 28U.S. C. 172. Montana judicial district. Terms of court. Transfer of causes. AN ACT To amend section 92 of the Judicial Code to provide for a term of court at Kalis- pell, Montana, and subject to the recommendation of the Attorney General of the United States to permit the provision of rooms and accommodations for holding court at Livingston, and Kalispell, Montana. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 92 of the Judicial Code, as amended, is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 92. The State of Montana shall constitute one judicial district, to be known as the district of Montana. Terms of the district court shall be held at Helena, Butte, Great Falls, Lewistown, Billings, Mis- soula, Glasgow, Havre Miles City, Livingston, and Kalispell at such times as may be fixed by rule of such court. Causes, civil and crim- inal, may be transferred by the court or a judge thereof from any 1236 [53 STAT.