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annum, such sum or sums as, in his judgment, may be necessary to meet public expenditures, and to issue therefor certificates of indebt
edness in such form as he may prescribe and in denominations of Payable within one fifty dollars or some multiple of that sum; and each certificate so
issued shall be payable, with the interest accrued thereon, at such
time, not exceeding one year from the date of its issue, as the SecreAmount increased. tary of the Treasury may prescribe: Provided, That the sum of such
certificates outstanding shall at no time exceed two hundred millions Laws as to counter of dollars; and the provisions of existing law respecting counterfeiting, etc., applica
feiting and other fraudulent practices are hereby extended to the
bonds and certificates of indebtedness authorized by this Act." Repeal of inconsist- SEC. 41. That sections one to four, inclusive, of an Act entitled: Vol. 30, pp. 151–204. “An Act to provide revenue for the Government and to encourage
the industries of the United States," approved July twenty-fourth,
eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and all Acts and parts of Acts Penedingot preceed: inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed, but
the repeal of existing laws or modifications thereof embraced in this Act shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued,
or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil case before Enfance entries. the said repeal or modification; but all rights and liabilities under
said laws shall continue and may be enforced in the same manner,
except as otherwise provided in section twenty-eight of this Act, as if Prior offenses, etc. said repeal or modifications had not been made. Any offenses com
mitted and all penalties or forfeitures or liabilities incurred prior to the passage of this Act under any statute embraced in or changed, modified, or repealed by this Act may be prosecuted or punished in the same
manner and with the same effect as if this Act had not been passed. Limitations not af- All acts of limitation, whether applicable to civil causes and proceed
ings or to the prosecution of offenses or for the recovery of penalties
or forfeitures embraced in or modified, changed, or repealed by this Suits, prosecutions, Act shall not be affected thereby; and all suits, proceedings, or prose
cutions, whether civil or criminal, for causes arising or acts done or committed prior to the passage of this Act, may be commenced and prosecuted within the same time and with the same effect, except as
otherwise provided in section twenty-eight of this Act, as if this Act tration law amended, had not been passed. That an Act entitled:“An Act to simplify the
laws in relation to the collection of the revenues," approved June Vol. 30, p. 212; Vol. 35, tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety, as amended by the Act of July
twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and as further amended by the Act of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and
eight, is not hereby repealed but amended so as to read as in this Act Solicitor of customs provided. So much of section four of an Act entitled:“An Act making
appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, and for other purposes," approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, as relates to the appointment of a solicitor of customs and assistants, is hereby repealed.
Sec. 42. That unless otherwise herein specially provided, this Act shall take effect on the day following its passage.
Signed five minutes after Five o'clock P. M. Aug. 5th, 1909. WH T.
Vol. 26, pp. 131-142;
Vol. 34, p. 763.
In effect the day after passage.
August 5, 1909. CHAP. 7.-An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in (H. R. 11570.)
appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes. (Public, No. 6.]
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Urgent deficiencies States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, appropriations.
and are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply urgent deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and nine, and for other purposes, namely:
For traveling expenses of the President of the United States, to continue available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, and to be expended in his discretion and accounted for on his certificate solely, twenty-five thousand dollars.
For additional amount for the additional accommodations to the building erected for the offices of the President, and for each and ing. every purpose connected therewith, including heating apparatus and light fixtures, and furniture, all to be done according to plans, the details of which shall be approved by the President, and completed in every respect within the sums hereby and heretofore appropriated, thirteen thousand five hundred dollars, to be expended by contract or otherwise, in the discretion and under the direction of the President, to continue available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten.
To enable the President to secure information and to assist the officers of the Government in the administration of the customs laws, tise ordo as provided in section two of the tariff bill, relating to the maximum and minimum rates, seventy-five thousand dollars, to continue available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten. And a detailed statement of all expenditures under this provision shall be made to Congress at its next regular session.
Administration of customs laws. Securing informa
Ante, p. 83.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
Department of State.
Foreign trade and
Division of far eastern affairs.
Foreign trade and treaty relations: For defraying the necessary treate relations expenses incurred in connection with foreign trade relations which Expenses. come within the jurisdiction of the Department of State, under tariff legislation and otherwise, and in the negotiation and preparation of treaties, arrangements, and agreements for the advancement of commercial and other interests of the United States, and for the maintenance of a division of far eastern affairs in the Department of State, including the payment of necessary employees, at the seat of government or elsewhere, to be selected, and their compensation fixed, by the Secretary of State and to be expended under his direction, fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, one hundred thousand dollars. A of expenditures, etc. detailed statement showing expenditures, including salaries or rates of compensation paid, under this appropriation shall be reported to Congress by the Secretary of State on the first day of each regular session; and estimates for further appropriations hereunder shall include in detail salaries for all persons to be employed and paid in the Department of State at Washington, District of Columbia.
For defraying the expenses of the next meeting of the International for Protection of InUnion for the Protection of Industrial Property, to be held at Wash- dustrial Properti ington, District of Columbia, in May, nineteen hundred and ten, ten ing. thousand dollars.
Treasury Depart. ment.
To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to pay rent for vault space rency notes. in the Union Trust Building, Washington, District of Columbia, for storage. the safe-keeping of emergency currency notes prepared under the provisions of “An Act to amend the national banking laws,'' approved Vol. 35, p. 552. May thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, and for incidental expenses connected therewith, four thousand six hundred and thirty dollars and seventy cents.
For balance of salary of the Treasurer of the United States as provided by law, from March fourth, nineteen hundred and nine, to June
E. J. Reed.
Vol. 35, p. 954.
Paul and Sault Sainte
thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, both dates inclusive, for the fiscal years as follows:
For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and nine, six hundred and fifty dollars.
For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, two thousand dollars. Deposit Savings As- To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out the provisions sociation. Payment of credit- of section three of "An Act for the relief of the creditors of the Deposit Vol. 35, p. 1534. Savings Association of Mobile, Alabama," approved February twenty
fifth, nineteen hundred and nine, six thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven dollars and seventy-seven cents.
To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out the provisions Vol. 35, p. 1536. of “An Act for the relief of E. J. Reed," approved February twenty
sixth, nineteen hundred and nine, three hundred and one dollars and
twenty cents. J. N. Newkirk. To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out the provisions Vol. 35, p. 1536. of "An Act to reimburse J. N. Xewkirk, postmaster of San Diego,
California, for moneys lost by burglary,'' approved February twentysixth, nineteen hundred and nine, two hundred and thirty-four dol
lars and seventeen cents. New York, N. Y. New York appraisers' stores and custom-house: The Secretary of appraisers" stores and the Treasury is hereby authorized, in expending the appropriation of
one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars for the installation
of pneumatic-tube service between the new custom-house and appraisAcceptance of fran- ers' stores in the city of New York, to accept the franchise as granted
by the government of the city of New York, and to enter into a contract with said city to abide by its terms, conditions, and require
ments. Minneapolis, Saint
To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to pay the Minneapolis, Saint Marie Railroad Com- Paul, and Sault Sainte Marie Railroad Company money erroneously
withheld for carrying the mail during the fiscal years nineteen hundred and six and nineteen hundred and seven, as certified by the Auditor for the Post-Office Department, one thousand six hundred
and fifty-nine dollars and twenty-three cents. W. E. Bainbridge.
The Secretary of the Treasury is directed to reimburse the widow of Payment to widow.
W. E. Bainbridge, who died in Paris, France, while in the discharge of his duty in the service of the Treasury, out of the appropriation for collecting the revenue from customs, the expenses incurred in and incident to caring for and transporting his remains to his late home in
the United States and in the burial of the same. Documentary
The time within which claims may be presented for refunding the stamps on
sums paid for documentary stamps used on foreign bills of exchange claims for refund for. drawn between July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and June Vol. 35, p. 590. thirtieth, nineteen hundred and one, against the value of products or
merchandise actually exported to foreign countries, specified in the Act entitled "An Act to provide for refunding stamp taxes paid under the Act of June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, upon foreign bills of exchange drawn between July first, eighteen hundred and ninetyeight, and June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and one, against the value of products or merchandise actually exported to foreign countries and authorizing rebate of duties on anthracite coal imported into the United States from October sixth, nineteen hundred and two, to January fifteenth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other
purposes, approved February first, nineteen hundred and nine, be, and is hereby,
extended to December first, nineteen hundred and nine. Corporation tax. Expenses of collect- Expenses of collecting the corporation tax: For expenses of collectAnte, p. 112.
ing the corporation tax authorized by the Act “To provide revenue, equalize duties and encourage the industries of the United States, and for other purposes," enacted at the first session of the Sixty-first Congress, one hundred thousand dollars, to continue available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten.
foreign draits for exports.
West Point, Miss.
Vol. 34, p. 783.
land. Vol. 35, p. 524.
For such repairs, alterations, and other work incident thereto, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury, as may be necessary to ing Architect. properly adapt the fourth floor of the Treasury building, on the south and west sides, to the use and accommodation of the Office of the Supervising Architect, and such other alterations and rearrangement of the Treasury building as the needs of the department may require, forty thousand dollars.
Not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars of the appropria- Repairs, etc. tion for repairs and preservation of public buildings under the Treasury Department, made for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, may be used for repair and extension of the platform and building annex to the post-office building at Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
West Point, Mississippi, public building: The limit of cost of the site for building is hereby increased to seven thousand five hundred creased. dollars, but the limit of cost of site and building shall not exceed fiftyfive thousand dollars.
Quincy; Illinois, post-office and court-house: The Secretary of the Quincy, m. Treasury is authorized, in his discretion, to acquire, by condemnation or otherwise, such additional land as may be necessary for the enlargement of the site of said building: Provided, That the total cost of such land, and enlargement, extension, remodeling, or improvement of said building, shall not exceed the total sum of one hundred thousand dollars.
Bureau of Engraving and Printing, new building: The Secretary of Printing Bureau. the Treasury is authorized, in his discretion, to procure plans and Plans for equipping specifications for the mechanical and electrical equipment of the new Vol. 35, p. 319. building for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (exclusive of the special features relating to printing and engraving), at the usual rates of compensation for such services, from engineers specially competent by reason of their experience and familiarity with the unusual problems involved in the operations performed in a building of this character.
During the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten all proceeds to be credited to Bu derived from work performed by the Bureau of Engraving and reau. Printing, by direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, not covered and embraced in the appropriation for said bureau for the said fiscal year, instead of being covered into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts, as provided by the Act of August fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six (Twenty-fourth Statutes, page two hundred and twenty-seven), be credited when received to the appropriation for said bureau for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten.
Fuel, lights, and That during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, the Secre- water. tary of the Treasury is authorized, out of the appropriation "Fuel, lights, and water for public buildings,” to furnish steam for the service to be credited operation of pneumatic tubes of the postal service, as heretofore, to. the proceeds derived from the sale of said steam to be credited to said appropriation.
UNDER THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION. For completion of the new building for the National Museum, completing building. eighty thousand and sixty-eight dollars and forty-one cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary.
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION. To pay Charles Starek for services rendered the Interstate Commerce Commission from January sixteenth to June twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and seven, inclusive, and expenses, three hundred and thirty-three dollars and eighty-nine cents.
Vol. 24, p. 227,
Interstate Commerce Commission.
District of Columbia.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
Care, etc., of chil. dren.
Workhouse, and reformatory,
Vol. 35, p. 717.
For additional amount required for board and care of all children committed to the guardianship of the Board of Children's Guardians by the courts of the District of Columbia, and for the temporary care of children pending investigation or while being transferred from place to place, fiscal year nineteen hundred and nine, six thousand dollars, one-half of which sum shall be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and one-half from any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
The titles to the tracts of land to be purchased for a workhouse Tibetta lands to be and a reformatory provided for in the Act approved March third,
nineteen hundred and nine, being “An Act making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and
ten, and for other purposes," shall be taken directly to and in the Condemnation pro- name of the United States; and in case satisfactory price can not
be agreed upon for the purchase of either or both of said tracts, or in case the title to either or both of said tracts can not be made satisfactory to the Attorney-General of the United States, then the latter is directed to procure said tract or tracts of land by condemnation, and the expenses of procuring evidence of title, or of condemnation, or both, shall be paid out of the appropriations made
for the purchase of the tracts. National Training
The twelve-inch main for the general use of and to afford fire Water main to be protection to the National Training School for Boys, authorized in Vol. 35, p. 725. the District of Columbia appropriation Act for the fiscal year nine
teen hundred and ten, shall be laid forthwith and the cost thereof paid from the revenues of the water department.
Any unexpended balances in the "Act making appropriations to
provide for the expenses of the government of the District of ColumBalance reappropri bia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and
nine, and for other purposes," to rent, equip, and care for temporary rooms for classes above the second grade, now on half time, and to provide for the estimated increased enrollment that may be caused by the operation of the compulsory education law, is hereby reappropriated and made available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten for the purchase, erection, and maintenance of portable
schoolhouses for temporary use. War Department.
School for Boys.
Vol. 35, p. 294.
For defraying the expenses incurred in the dedication of the field, Pa. Monuments to Reg. monuments and markers authorized to be erected by Act of Con
gress approved February eighteenth, nineteen hundred and three, upon the battlefield of Gettysburg, in the State of Pennsylvania, six
hundred dollars. Military establish
Vol.32, p. 838.
For expenses of the court of inquiry provided for in chapter two inquiry. Expenses of clerks, hundred and sixty-five of the Act approved March third, nineteen Vol. 35, p. 836. hundred and nine (Thirty-fifth Statutes at Large, page eight hundred
and thirty-six): For services of clerks and reporters, witness fees, messenger and janitor service, and such other employees as may be required, and for all other absolutely necessary expenses; to be expended by the Pay Department of the Army under the direction of the Secretary of War, to remain available during the fiscal year
nineteen hundred and ten, fifteen thousand dollars. Reenlistment of dis
To provide for payment of extra compensation for the officers comPayment to officers posing the board appointed to pass upon the eligibility of colored
troops discharged by executive orders on account of the Brownsville riot for reenlistment in the army, one thousand five hundred dollars
of board to pass on.