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Kansas Weekly Herald (Newspaper) - October 20, 1854, Leavenworth, KansasIt a .1 r j t i v t f i a m f red i 1a. I. .3 by Osborn & Adams v. Is xxx is published it mkt Friday morning by Osborn & Adams we. J. O9b0a.1t. We. H. Adams. Publication office in Herald buildings on levee 2 doors below Corner Broadway. 1 terms of subscription. 1 copy one year a Advance $2 00 3 copies to. One address one year 5 0o 5 copies " " 8 00 1 copies " " " 15 00 20 copies 25 00 50 conies. " " " 50 00 a name will be entered in the subscription books of this paper until the Money is paid. Terms of advertising. One Square 12 lines first insertion $1 00 one. Each additional insertion 50 one " 3 Mouths,.-. 5 00 one " 6 ". 9 00 one "12 " 15 00 one fourth column one year25 00 one Hal f ". " " 40 00 one " " 70 00 announcing candidates in Advance 5 00 transient advertisements must in All cases be paid for before they Are inserted. Public acts of the thirty thir Congress " of the. United states passed at the first session which was begun and held at the City of Washington in the District of Columbia on monday the 5th Day of december 1853, and ended on monday the 7ta Day of Al gust 1004. Chap. I. Jin act concerning the District courts of the United states in California. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the linked states of Jimer in a in Congress assembled that there shall be appointed by the president of the United states by and with the advice and consent of the Senate a District Lude for the South pm judicial District heretofore established in the state of California and that the ses Sions of the District court Ofsan Jose Stock ton and Sacramento Are hereby abolished. And in Case of the sickness or other Mabil Ity of the District judge for the Southern District of California to hold the terms of the District court at the place prescribed by Law or at either of them it shall be lawful for the District judge of the Northern District of California to hold the said session of the District court for the Southern District or any of them. And in Case the District judge for the Northern judicial District of California shall from sickness or other cause be Una ble to hold the sessions of the District court for the Northern District of California at the times and places appointed by Law or either of them it shall and May be lawful for the District judge for the Southern District of California to hold said sessions of the District court for the Northern District of California or any or either of them. Approved january 18, 1854. Franklin Pierce president. David r. Atchison president of the Senate pro tempore. Lix a Boyd. Speaker of the House of representatives. Chap. Ii. An act to continue in Force the act entitled an act to ascertain and Settle the private land claims in the state of Calif or a and for other purposes. Beit enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of Elmer Ica in Congress assembled that an act anti tied an act to ascertain and Settle the Pri vate land claims in the state of California passed March third eighteen Hundred and fifty one be and the same is hereby continued in Force for one year from and after the third Day of March a. D. Eighteen Hun dred and fifty four for the purpose of in Ablog the Board of commissioners appoint cd under said act to determine the claims presented to said Board under the act Afore said. Sec. 2. Find be it father enacted that the said Board of commissioners May appoint one or More not exceeding three competent persons to act As commissioners in the taking of testimony to be used before said Board who shall receive a Bompensa to be fixed by said Board but not to exceed ten dollars per diem. Approved january 18, 1854. Chap. Vii. An act to provide a place for the holding of the courts of the United states in the Southern District of new York and for other purposes. Beit enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of Ifica United states of Elmer Tea in Congress Asse Maudr that it shall be lawful for the Secretary of. The Interior to provide by lease from year to year or for a term of years at his discretion rooms in the City of new York for holding the courts of the United states forthe Southern District of new York and for the accommodation of the judges of the said courts and of the District attorney and Marshall of the United states for the Southern District of new York and for the clerks of the circuit and District court of said District. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted that fill refers venire writs process and re cognizance in the circuit or District court of the United states for the Southern District of new York stay be dated tested and Nade returnable at the United states court room in the City of new Orkand whether made returnable at the United states court room or at4he City. Hall of the City at and shall be returned to the court Roo m in the City of new York where at the time of such return the court shall be actually held and that the said circuit and District courts for the Southern District of new York shall be held and trials in action therein had at the court Roo that May from time to time be provided for that purpose. F approved r february 2, 1854. Chap. Viii. An act granting the franking privilege to we superintendent of the coast Survey and the assistant in charge of the of fice of said court Survey. Be it ended by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled that the superintendent of the coast Survey and the assistant in charge of the office of the coast Survey shall be authorized to receive and transmit free of postage by the mails All letters and documents in relation to their Public Job february 2, Isol. Chap in. An act to constitute qui icy in the state of Illinois a Rort or. Delivery. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled that Quincy in the state of Illinois shall be and is hereby constituted a port of delivery and shall be subject to the same regulations and restrictions As other ports of delivery in the United states and there shall be appointed a Surveyor of customs to reside at said port who shall in addition to his own duties perform the duties and receive the Sal Ary and emoluments of Surveyor prescribed by the act of Congress approved on these cond of March eighteen Hundred and thirty one providing for the payment of duties on imported goods at certain Pons Merein mentioned entitled an act allowing the duties on foreign merchandise imported in to Pittsburg Wheeling Cincinnati Louis Ville , Nashville and Natchez to be secured and paid at those places and the said City of Quincy and the said port of de Lvery be and is hereby annexed to and made a part of the collection District of new Orleans and All the facilities and privileges afforded by said act of Congress of the second of March eighteen Hundred and thirty one be and hereby Are extended to the said port of Quincy. Approved Job february 2, loo4. Chap. X. An aet riving further time for satisfying claims for Bounty and Tor Otner purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled that the act entitled an act to provide for satisfy ing claims for Bounty lands for military ser vices in the late War with great Britain and for other purposes approved july Twenty seven eighteen Hundred and forty two and also the two acts approved j Anua by Twenty event h eighteen Hundred and thirty five therein and thereby revived shall be and the same Are hereby revived and continued in Force for five years to be computed from the Twenty sixt h Dav of Juner. Y. One thousand eight Hundred and Nulty thre e. Approved february 8, 1854. Chap. I. An act to regulate the. Disburse ment of tha contingent fund of the Senate and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America m Congress assembled that the moneys which have been or May hereafter be appropriated for. The compensation of members and officers and for the cont gent expenses of the Senate shall be paid at the Treasury on requisition drawn by the Secretary of the Senate and shall be kept disbursed and accounted for by Hun Accord ing to Law and the said Secretary shall be deemed a disbursing officer. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted that in lieu of the Bond now required by Law to be Given by the Secretary of the Senate he shall give Bond to the United states with in ten Days after the passage of this act with one or More sureties to be approved by the comptroller of the Treasury ii i the. Penal sum of Twenty thousand dollars with condition for the faithful application and disbursement of such funds As May be drawn from the Treasury under this act which Bond shall be deposited in the comptroller s office and it shall be the duty of each and every Secretary of the Senate who Way hereafter be chosen to give. Bond As Afore said within thirty Days after he enters upon the duties of his once Ana Feiore inning and requisition As aforesaid. Sec. 3 and be it further enacted that it shall be the the duty of the said Secretary of the Senate to Deposit the Money aforesaid which May come into his hands with the depositary who May be designated by the Secretary of the. Treasury for other uis cursing of uts m my Wiy of. Asnag ton an d All payments on account of the pay and mileage of members of the Senate and All payments of their officers and for the contingent expenses of the Senate shall be by drafts drawn by the Secretary on such depositary. 1 approved february 10, 1854. I Chap. Xii. An act to indemnify the state of Indiana for the failure or title to a towns nip of land granted to said state on her admission into the. Union in eighteen Hundred and sixteen whereas by a. Decision , supreme court of the. United states made january Twenty gift h eighteen Hundred and fifty three the state of Indiana has lost one out of the two townships of land granted to her for the use of a state us Versire t by a april sixteenth nineteenth eighteen Hun. Dred and sixteen and has become liable to refund to a. Private corporation the proceeds of said township heretofore and printed to the support of he stat University of Indi Ana for remedy thereof a v be it the Senate and House of representatives of the United. States of America in Congress assemble do that the governor of the state of Indiana be authorized to select out of lands of the United states within the said stated now1 subject to private entry. A Nineteen thousand and fort acres of land in Legal subdivisions and shall certify the. Same to the Secretary of the in terror who Shau forthwith,1 on receipt of said certificate Issue to the1 state of Indiana patents for said lands provided the proceeds of said lands when sold shall be. And forever remain a fund for the use of the Indiana university., approved j february 2d, 1s54. Chap. Xiii. An act to extend the limits of the port of new it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America m Goh Gress assembled that the port of new Orleans be so extended As to embrace the right Bank of the Mississippi River for the same distance up said Bank As it now extends on the left Bank. Approved february 23, 1854. 1 Chap. Xiv. An act supplemental to an act entitled an act to ascertain and Settle the private land claims in the state of califor Nia approved j March third one thousand Seigne Hundred and atty on e. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled that the iou owing named persons Viz Nenry Boggs l w Hardman Wiley Sneed Ste phen Broadhurst Smith and Kristeen Leo. H. Woodman Berthald and Lorrin fish or and Guild Filiti and William Clarke or either of f them or their representatives May within six months after the passage of this act present their claims to the commissioners who were appointed under the. Pro visions of the act to which this is a supple ment and the said commissioners Are Here by empowered to hear and dispose of the same As effectually As though the said claims had been presented m due tune under the thirteenth Section of the aforesaid act. Sec 2. And be it further enacted that the persons named in this act shall be limited and confined in their claims to Pur chases made of Don Salvador Veligor a mexican grantee Fot a part of the place known As Wintre Napa and situate in Napa county state of California. And the said commissioners shall be satisfied that the said persons named derived title to their respective claims previous to the third Day of March one thousand eight Hundred and Nulty thre e. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted that the said persons named shall be entitled to no privilege not conferred on Der the original act but As to an Extension of time in which their claims May be respectively made to the said commissioners. Approved february 2d, 1804. Chap. Xvii. An act for the Extension of the Preemption privilege in the state of califor Nia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled that the provisions of the act of the fourth of septem Ber eighteen Hundred and forty one Grant Iulg pre empty on rights to settlers on the Public lands As modified and made applicable to the state of California by the act of the third of March eighteen Hundred Rand fifty three shall be further modified by extending. The provisions of the third proviso in the sixth Section of the aforesaid act of the third of March eighteen Hundred and fifty three to settlements made prior to arid within two years alter the passage of this act approved March 1, 1854 ?. S Chap.xxiva act for the Relief of the United states troops who were sufferers by the recent. Disaster to the. Steamship san Francisco. Lie it enacted of the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled j that there shall he paid under. The direction of the president to each of the. Officers non co sir pm i juicers musicians Ana privates who on the Twenty fir St Daof december eighteen Hundred and fifty Aee embarked at new York Linder orders for Caeford Nia on the. Steamship Sari. Francisco Cand who was on Board that vessel on the. Occa Sion of her recent disaster at sea Luxl to lieutenant Francis key Murray and both or officer or Seaman of United states Havy Iwho Wason Board the said steamship under orders a sum equal in amour Ritto i s pay and allowances for eight months Sec. 2. And be it further enacted that ii non commissioner orc or musician by private shall have died before receiving such payment from any cause consequent upon said disaster his widow if one survive my Ana n Noi then Nis or apr cd Wildren if any there be shall be paid a sum equal in amount o six. Month s pay and allowances of the deceased. Acid that the widows and 1 minor children of f these officers officers and Pri Vates we o perished by this Saster or who died from disease in. Consequence thereof shall be allowed pensions it the same manner in All respects As if the said officers officers and privates had been killed in. Battle r. ,. Approve Arch .27, i " Oil lands reserved Fot Irb a " be it enacted do. and. House representatives of the ten item states of Ara Erica in Congress assembled that every settler nonpublic lands which have been or May be Wir drawn own Market in Conse Tience of proposed railroads and wha had settled therein prior to such withdrawal Shau be entitled to pre Emp ii in at tie. Ordinary minimum to the lands settled on and 4culti-vate d by them provided they shall prove up Inen Itogni s. According to such rules Ana regulations As May be prescribed by the dec Reury of me Ini enor Ana pay it the same before the Day that May a fixed by the resident s proclamation for the Resto ration of said lands to Market. Approved March 27, 1854. J " Chap. Xxvi. A act to Amend a act anti an act to a Divide the state of Arkansas into two judicial districts approved March ithe third eighteen Hundred and fifty on e. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled that. Up on conviction of offenders in the Western judicial District of the state of Arkansas for offences to which punishment by confinement in the Penitentiary is annexed it shall he lawful for Thel court before whom convictions have or May be had to sen tence convicts in the Penitentiary House of the state sitar Ted in the Eastern judicial District Fin the same Maimer As though the Penitentiary House was situated in the Western Judi Cial District of the state of Arka Sasand the counties of Sevier and Sebastian in the said state Are hereby added to and made a part of the said Western judicial Dis trick Sec. 2. And be it further enacted that when any person shall be convicted in the District court for the Western District of Arkansas of any offence committed after the passage of this act the punishment or part of the punishment whereof is imps Ozment by the Laws now existing the said punishment or part of the punishment shall be confinement an imprisonment with hard labor for the same length of time and shall be carried into effect As provided in the preceding Section. ". Sec. O. And be it futher enacted that nothing contained in the Twenty gift h Section of an act entitled an act to regulate Intercourse with the Indian tribes and pre serve peace on the frontiers approved thirtieth of june eighteen Hundred and thirty four shall be construed to extend or apply to said Indian country and of the Laws enacted for the District of Columbia and that nothing contained in the twentieth Section of the said act which provides for the punishment of offences therein specified shall be construed to extend to any Indian com i Mug said Onen Ces m the Indian coun try or to any Indian committing any offence in the Indian country who has been punished by the local Law of the tribe or in any Case where by treaty stipulations the exclusive jurisdiction Over such offences May now or secured to said Indian tribes respectively and any thing in said act inconsistent with this be and the same is hereby repealed. Sec 4. And be it further enacted that any White person who shall hereafter set fire or attempt to set Are to any House out House Cabin stable or other building in said Indian country to whomsoever belong ing an any Indian who shall set fire to any House out House Cabin stable or other building in said Indian country belonging to or in lawful Possession of a White person in whole or in part and whether the same be consumed or hot shall be define guilty of a felony and shall be punished by1 confinement and imprisonment with hard labor Brnot , Twenty Rone nor less than two Vears. A " Sec "5. And be it further enacted that an White person who shall make an assault upon an Indian or or any in Dian who shall make an assault upon White person within said Indian country with a gun Rifle sword i pistol Kri Ife or any other deadly weapon with intent to kill or maim the person so asset died Hall Bede Erri de guilty of a felony and shall on conviction be punished with confinement and imprisonment with hard Labo for not five years nor less than one year. " Sec. 6. And be enacted thai in All criminal cases upon indictment for offences committed " in said coun try Pikr to the. Creation of said Western District of Arkansas now pending in the circuit court of the United states for the Eastern District of Arkansas processor witnesses ires Idin or lobe found in said Westerh District to May Issue to the marshal of said was Erna District and be executed by him in any part of said Western j District and that the fees of All. Witnesses of summoned shall be. Paid. By the United states r approx Vin Marci 27, 1854. A Chap. act to extend the warehousing system by establishing private loaded. Warehouses and for Otner purposes. " be it enacted by the Senate and House of representatives of the United states x of America in Congress assembled that Froni 4 and after the passage this act any goods wares or merchandise subject to duty. With the exception of perishable articles also gunpowder1, fire crackers and exploit Sive substances which shall Bav been bonded. Lor Waiohu Silig i n conformity with existing jaws Jay be de posited at the option of the. Owner importer consignee Orient at his expense Aid ". Air. Risk in any Publio warehouse owned or leased by the United state Sorm the Pri vate War Edrise of f the importer the same being Seel exclusively for the storage of warehoused goodsby. His owl importation or to Nis ,c6nsignxnent or in a e used by the owner occupant j or Les s be As a general warehouse for the storage of War Eliouse goods such place of storage to be designated on entry at the time of entering is ice merchandise at the custom Blouse r provided that such private warehouse shall be used solely for the purpose warehouse goods and shall have been previously approved by the Secretary of the treas iry and have been placed in charge of a proper officer of the customs who together with the owner and proprietor of , Shah have the joint custody. Of. All the to merchandise said warehouse and All the labor on the goods so stored must be performed by the owner or proprietor of the Ware House under the supervision of the officer i of the customs in charge of the same at the expense of the aforesaid inner or proprietor i and provided further that cellars and vaults of stores for the storage of wines and distilled spirits Only and Yards for the storage of Coal mahogany and other Woods and lumber May at the discretion of the. Secretary of the Treasury be constituted bonded warehouses for the storage of such articles under the same regulations and conditions As required in the storage of other merchandise the cellars or vaults Afore -. Said shall be exclusively appropriated to the storage of wines or distilled spirits and shall have no opening or Entrance. Except the one from the Street on which separate and different locks of the custom hous e and the owner or proprietor of the cellars or vaults shall be placed. " Sec. 2. And be it further enacted that unclaimed foods wares or merchandise required by existing Laws to be taken pos session of by collectors of the customs May be stored in any Public warehouse owned or leased by the United states or. In any private bonded warehouse authorized by this act and All charges for storage labor and other expenses accruing on any such goods wares or merchandise not to exceed in any Case the regular Rales for such objects at the port in question must be paid before delivery of the goods on due entry thereof by the claimant or owner or if sold As unclaimed goods to realize the import duties the aforesaid charges shall be paid by the collector out of the proceeds of of the Sale thereof before paying such proceed nto the Treasury As required by existing Laws., and any collector of the Cus Toms is hereby authorized under such direct tons and regulations As May be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury to sell upon due notice at Public auction any unclaimed goods a ares or. Merchandise de posited in Public warehouse whenever the same May from deprecation in value dam age leakage or other cause m the Opin Ion of such collector be Likely to prove in sufficient on a Sale thereof to pay the duties storage and other charges if suffered to remain in Public store for the period no w allowed by Law m the Case of unclaimed broods. Sec 2. And be it further enacted that before any of the stores of cellars aforesaid owned or occupied by private individuals. Shall be used As a warehouse for Merchan Dise imported by other. Merchants or importers r the owner occupant or Lessee thereof shall enter into Bond in such sums and with such sureties As May be approved by the Secretary of the Treasury exonerating and holding the United states and its officers Harr less from or on account of any risk loss or expense of any kind or description connected with or arising from the de posit or keeping of the merchandise in aforesaid and All imports de posited in any Public of private warehouse authorized by this act shall be at the sole and exclusive risk and expense of the of Nebr importer. To & Sec 4. And be it further enacted that All goods wares and merchandise which maybe hereafter duly entered for Ware housing under bold and likewise All merch and Isle now remaining under Bonds May continue in warehouse with out payment of duties thereupon for a period of Oliree years from the Date of orig Inal importation and May. Be withdrawn for consumption on due entry and payment of the duties and charges or upon entry for exportation without the payment of duties at. Any Tim within the period aforesaid in. The latter Case the goods to be subject Only to the payment " of such storage and charges As May be due thereon i provided however. That where the duties j shall have been paid upon any goods wares of Mer Chandise entered for consumption said duties shall not be refunded on exportation j of any such goods wares of merchandise without the limits of the United states f and provided further that there. Shall be duties allowance us Agate Iurii Vic or made for any in Iory damage deterioration loss or leakage sustained by any goods merchandise whilst deposited " inwards or. .1 i j tank up disc or private Oonea warehouse established or recognized by this act. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted that any goods wares or merchandise duly entered for warehousing May be with drawn under Bond without payment of f the duties from a bonded warehouse in any collection District of the United states and be transported to a bonded Wareh Ottson any other Cohe Tiou District within the sine and thereat and any such goods wars. Mav be so transported to their destination wholly by Landor wholly by water or partly by land and partly by water Over such routes Secretary of tie. Treasury May pre scribe and May conveyed Over any foreign territory the government of Winch May have or shall by treaty stipulations Grant a free right of Way Oyer such territory for the purpose of better guar Ding against fraud upon the. Revenue von foreign goods transported Between the ports of me Atlantic and those. Of the Pacific Overland through any foreign territory the Secretary of the Treasury. Brand is. Here by authorized Toap Post special sworn agents As inspectors of the customs to re Side in said foreign territory where such goods May be landed or embarked. With Power to super interim the Landing or ship Ping of All goods passing Coastwise Between the ports of the United states on the Pacific and Atlantic and whose duty it shall be under such regulations and instructions As the Secretary of the Treasury May pre Swiec in Muu Uga Iasi uie of any frauds upon the Revenue provided that the compensation paid to said inspectors shall not in the aggregate exceed five thousand Dollers per annul. Sec. 6. And be t further enacted that the Secretary of the Treasury shall Ore scribe the form of the Bond to be Given for the transportation of goods wares and Mer Chandise from a port in one collection District to a port in another collection District in the United states,., As provided in the preceding Section also the time for such delivery and for a failure to transport and deliver within the time limited any such bonded goods wares and merchandise to the collector at the designated port an additional duty of one Hundred per cent shall be levied and. Collected which. Additional duty shall be secured by such Bond or said goods wares and merchandise May be seized and forfeited for such failure and any steam or other vessel or vehicle trans porting such bonded goods wares and merchandise the master owner or conductor of which shall fail to deliver the same to the collector at the designated port shall be liable to seizure and forfeiture. Sec. 7. And be it further enacted that All leases of stores now held by the United states for the purpose of storing warehoused or unclaimed goods shall on the Short est period of termination named in said leases be cancelled and no leases shall been tired into by the United states for any stores for the storage of warehoused or unclaimed goods at any port where there May exist any private bonded warehouses after the first Day of july eighteen Hundred and fifty five e provided that nothing herein contained shall be construed to prevent the leasing or hiring of such buildings or accommodations As May be required for the us of the United states appraisers for the due examination and appraisal of imported merchandise at the ports where such officers Are provided by Law nor to prohibit the leasing or hiring by collectors of the Cus Toms for Short periods with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury of such stores As May be required for custom hous e Pur poses at any of the smaller Revenue ports of the United states v provided that no collector or other officer of the customs shall enter into any contract or agreement for the use of any bunding to be thereafter Erec Ted As a Public store or warehouse and a o lease of any building to be so use shall be taken for a longer period than three years nor shall rent be paid in whole or in part in any Case in sic. 8. And be it further enacted that the Secretary of the Treasury be and he is hereby authorized upon production of satisfactory proof to him of the actual injury or destruction in whole or in part of any goods wares or merchandise by accidental fire or other casualty while the same remained in the custody of the officers of the Cus Toms in any Public or private warehouse under Bond or in the appraisers stores undergoing appraisal in pursuance of Law or regulations of the Treasury department or while in transportation under Bond from the port of entry to any other port in the United states to Abate or refund As the Case May bout of any moneys"4n the Treasury not otherwise appropriated the e amount of in Post duties paid or acct Ralg thereupon and likewise to cancel any warehouse Bond or Bonds or enter satisfaction thereon in whole or in part As the Case May be Sec 9. And be it further enacted that the Secretary of the Treasury be and is hereby authorized from time to time to establish such rules and regulations not in consistent with the Laws of the United states for the due execution of this act As he May deem to be expedient and necessary and All acts and parts of acts conflicting with this act Are hereby repealed. " approved March 28, 1854. Chap. Xxxii. An aet to authorize the Eon Strucki of of six first class steam frigates and for. Other ". Vik be it enacted by tile Senate and House of representatives of the United states of America in Congress assembled that the Secretary of the Navy be and he is Here by authorized to cause to be constructed for the United states Navy at As Early a Day As practicable consistently with a due Fegard for Economy arid efficiency six first class steam frigates to be provided with screw propellers and properly armed and equipped for service said vessels and machinery to be built by contract or in the government nary Yards As the Secretary of the Navy May Bixik most adv Isaie for the Public Tuest. " " to i t i 4 i t i i my .1 i i1 3 ill i 11 11 ii v a1

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