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in his discretion shall defer the enumeration in said district by reason of climatic or other conditions which would materially interfere with the

proper conduct of the work; but in any event it shall be the duty

of each enumerator to prepare the returns herein before required to be Defective, etc., made, except those relating to paupers, prisoners, juvenile delin

quents, insane, feeble-minded, blind, deaf and dumb, and inmates of benevolent institutions, and to forward the same to the supervisor of his district, within thirty days from the commencement of the enumeration of his district: Provided, That in any city having five thousand inhabitants or more under the preceding census the enumeration of the population shall be commenced on the fifteenth day of April

aforesaid and shall be completed within two weeks thereafter. ceiving fee for ap.

Sec. 21. That if any person shall receive or secure to himself any pointments, etc. fee, reward, or compensation as a consideration for the appointment

or employment of any person as supervisor, enumerator or clerk or other employee, or shall in any way receive or secure to himself any part of the compensation paid to any supervisor, enumerator or clerk or other employee, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not more than three thousand

dollars and be imprisoned not more than tive years. Offenses by employ- SEC. 22. That any supervisor, supervisor's clerk, enumerator, interPenalty for neglect, preter, special agent, or other employee, who, having taken and sub

scribed the oath of office required by this Act, shall, without justifiable cause, neglect or refuse to perform the duties enjoined on him by

this Act, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon convicUnauthorized com: tion thereof shall be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars; or if

he shall, without the authority of the Director of the Census, publish or communicate any information coming into his possession by reason of his employment under the provisions of this Act, or the Act to provide for a permanent Census Office, or Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall upon conviction thereof be fined not to exceed one thousand dol

lars, or be imprisoned not to exceed two years, or both so fined and False swearing. imprisoned, in the discretion of the court; or if he shall willfully and

knowingly swear to or affirm falsely, he shall be deemed guilty of

perjury, and upon conviction thereof shall be imprisoned not exceedFalse returns. ing five years and be fined not exceeding two thousand dollars; or if

he shall willfully and knowingly make a false certificate or a fictitious return, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction of

either of the last-named offenses he shall be fined not exceeding two False information thousand dollars and be imprisoned not exceeding five years; or if any

person who is or has been an enumerator shall knowingly or willfully furnish, or cause to be furnished, directly or indirectly, to the Director of the Census, or to any supervisor of the census, any false statement or false information with reference to any inquiry for which he was authorized and required to collect information, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not exceeding two thousand dollars and be imprisoned not exceeding five years.

SEC. 23. That it shall be the duty of all persons over twenty-one years of age when requested by the Director of the Census, or by any supervisor, enumerator, or special agent, or other employee of the Census Office, acting under the instructions of the said Director, to answer correctly, to the best of their knowledge, all questions on the census schedules applying to themselves and to the family to which they belong or are related, and to the farm or farms of which they or their families are the occupants; and any person over twenty-one years of age who, under the conditions hereinbefore stated, shall refuse or willfully neglect to answer any of these questions, or shall willfully give answers that are false, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars.

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And it shall be the duty of every owner, proprietor, manager, hotels, ete! superintendent, or agent of a hotel, apartment bouse, boarding or lodging house, tenement, or other building, when requested by the Director of the Census, or by any supervisor, enumerator, special agent, or other employee of the Census Office, acting under the instructions of the said Director, to furnish the names of the occupants of said hotel, apartment house, boarding or lodging house, tenement, or other building, and to give thereto free ingress and egress to any duly accredited representative of the Census Office, so as to permit of the collection of statistics for census purposes including the proper and correct enumeration of all persons having their usual place of abode in said hotel, apartment house, boarding or lodging house, tenement, or other building; and any owner, proprietor, manager, superintendent, etes or agent of a hotel, apartment house, boarding or lodging house, tenement, or other building who shall refuse or willfully neglect to give such information or assistance under the conditions herein before stated shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars.

Sec. 24. And it shall be the duty of every owner, president, treas- factories, mines, quarurer, secretary, director, or other officer or agent of any manufactur- ries, etc. ing establishment, mine, quarry, or other establishment of productive industry, whether conducted as a corporation, firm, limited liability company, or by private individuals, when requested by the Director of the Census or by any supervisor, enumerator, special agent, or other employee of the Census Office acting under the instructions of the said Director, to answer completely and correctly to the best of his knowledge all questions on any census schedule applying to such establishment; and any owner, president, secretary, director, or other ficers refusing, lic. officer or agent of any manufacturing establishment, mine, quarry, or other establishment of productive industry, who under the conditions hereinbefore stated shall refuse or willfully neglect to answer any of these questions, or shall willfully give answers that are false, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall' be fined not exceeding ten thousand dollars, or imprisoned for a period not exceeding one year, or both so fined and imprisoned, at the discretion of the court. The provisions of this section shall also apply to the collection of the information required and authorized by the Act entitled “An Act to provide for a permanent Census Office," and by Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto.

SEC. 25. That the information furnished under the provisions of tical purposes. the next preceding section shall be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. No publication shall be made by the lication. Census Office whereby the data furnished by any particular establishment can be identified, nor shall the Director of the Census permit anyone other than the sworn employees of the Census Office to examine the individual reports.

SEC. 26. That all fines and penalties imposed by this Act may be penalties. enforced by indictment or information in any court of competent jurisdiction.

SEC. 27. That the Director of the Census may authorize the expendi- penses. ture of necessary sums for the actual and necessary traveling expenses of the officers and employees of the Census Office, including an allowance in lieu of subsistence not exceeding four dollars per day during their necessary absence from the Census Office, or, instead of such an allowance, their actual subsistence expenses, not exceeding five dollars per day; and he may authorize the incidental, miscellaneous, and contingent expenses necessary for the carrying out of this Act, as herein provided, and not otherwise, including advertising in newspapers, the purchase of manuscripts, books of reference and periodicals, the rental of sufficient quarters in the District of Columbia or elsewhere and the

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furnishing thereof, and expenditures necessary for the compiling, printing, publishing, and distributing the results of the census, and purchase of necessary paper and other supplies, the purchase, rental, construction, and repair of mechanical appliances, the compensation of such permanent and temporary clerks as may be employed under the provisions of this Act and the Act establishing the permanent Census Office and Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto,

and all other expenses incurred under authority conveyed in this Act. Printing forms, etc.

SEC. 28. That the Director of the Census is hereby authorized to make requisition upon the Public Printer for such printing as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act, to wit: Blanks,

schedules, circulars, pamphlets, envelopes, work sheets, and other Bulletins, reports, items of miscellaneous printing; that he is further authorized to have

printed by the Public Printer, in such editions as the Director may deem necessary, preliminary and other Census bulletins, and final reports of the results of the several investigations authorized by this Act, or by the Act to establish a permanent Census Office and Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, and to publish and distribute said bulletins and reports.

Sec. 29. That all mail matter, of whatever class, relating to the census and addressed to the Census Office, or to any official thereof, and indorsed “Official business, Census Office,” shall be transmitted

free of postage, and by registered mail if necessary, and so marked: Pensity for unlaw. Provided, That if any person shall make use of such indorsement to ful use of frank. avoid the payment of postage or registry fee on his or her private

letter, package, or other matter in the mail, the person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine of three hundred dollars, to be prosecuted in any court of competent jurisdiction.

Sec. 30. That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, whenever he may deem it advisable, or on request of the Director of the Census, is hereby authorized to call upon any other department or office of the Government for information pertinent to the work herein provided for.

SEC. 31. That there shall be in the year nineteen hundred and fifteen, and once every ten years thereafter, a census of agriculture and live stock, which shall show the acreage of farm land, the acreage of the principal crops, and the number and value of domestic animals on the farms and ranges of the country. The schedule employed in this census shall be prepared by the Director of the Census. Such census shall be taken as of October first, and shall relate to the current year. The Director of the Census may appoint enumerators or special agents. for the purpose of this census, in accordance with the provisions of

the permanent Census Act. Copies of returns to

SEC. 32. That the Director of the Census is hereby authorized, at his discretion, upon the written request of the governor of any State or Territory, or of a court of record, to furnish such governor or court of record with certified copies of so much of the population or

agricultural returns as may be requested, upon the payment of the Genealogical data. actual cost of making such copies, and one dollar additional for certi

fication; and that the Director of the Census is further authorized, in his discretion, to furnish to individuals such data from the population schedules as may be desired for genealogical or other proper pur

poses, upon payment of the actual cost of searching the records and Disposal of receipts. one dollar for supplying a certificate; and the amounts so received

shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States, to be placed to the credit of, and in addition to, the appropriations made for taking the census.

SEC. 33. That the Act establishing the permanent Census Office, approved March sixth, nineteen hundred and two, and Acts amenda

tory thereof and supplemental thereto, except as are herein amended, repealed.

shall remain in full force. That the Act entitled “* An Act to provide for taking the Twelfth and subsequent censuses," approved March

Agricultural census in 1915 and every ten years.

Officials authorized.

Stutes, courts, etc.

Laws continued.
Vol. 32, p. 51.

Inconsistent laws

Vol, 30, p. 1014.

third, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and all other laws and parts of laws inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed.

Approved, July 2, 1909.

Customs.
Seranton. Miss.

July 2, 1909. CHAP. 3.–An Act To make Scranton, in the State of Mississippi, a subport of [H. R. 10887.) entry, and for other purposes.

[Public, No. 3.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Scranton, in the State of Mississippi, is hereby made a subport of entry in the district of Made subport of enPearl River, and the necessary customs officers stationed at said port triet.

R. S.,sec. 2566, p. 507, may, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury, enter and amended. clear vessels, receive duties, fees, and other moneys, and perform such other service as, in his judgment, the interest of commerce may require.

Approved, July 2, 1909.

Porto Rico. Legislative assen

July 15, 1909. CHAP. 4.-An Act To amend an Act entitled “ An Act temporarily to provide (H. R. 9511.) revenues and a civil government for Porto Rico, and for other purposes," approved April twelfth, nineteen hundred.

(Public, No. 4.] 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 temporarily to provide revenues and a civil government for Porto bi Vol.31, p.83, amendRico, and for other purposes," approved April twelfth, nineteen ed? hundred, is hereby amended by inserting at the end of section thirtyone of said Act the following additional proviso:

* And provided further, That if at the termination of any fiscal year er support of the govthe appropriations necessary for the support of government for the Appropriations conensuing fiscal year shall not have been made an amount equal to the fails to act. sums appropriated in the last appropriation bills for such purpose shall be deemed to be appropriated; and until the legislature shall act in such behalf the treasurer may, with the advice of the governor, make the payments necessary for the purposes aforesaid.”

SEC. 2. That all reports required by law to be made by the governor Executive departor members of the executive council of Porto Rico to any official in the ment to be designated United States shall hereafter be made to an executive department of the Government of the United States to be designated by the President; and the President is hereby authorized to place all matters pertaining to the government of Porto Rico in the jurisdiction of such department.

Approved, July 15, 1909.

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August 5, 1909.

(H. R. 1138.] [Public, No. 5.]

CHAP. 6.--An Act To provide revenue, equalize duties and encourage the industries of the United States, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That on and after the day Tariff of 1909. following the passage of this Act, except as otherwise specially provided for in the second section of this Act, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon all articles when imported from any foreign country into the United States or into any of its possessions (except Philippines: Guam, the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila) the rates of duty which are by the schedules and paragraphs of the dutiable list of this section prescribed, namely:

Port, p. 82.
R.S., sec. 2504.
Vol. 30, p. 151.

. Dutiable list.

DUTIABLE LIST.

SCHEDULE A.-CHEMICALS, OILS, AND PAINTS.

SCHEDULE A. Chemicals, oils, and paints.

Acids.

Alcoholic compounds.

Alkalies, etc.

1. ACIDS: Acetic or pyroligneous acid, not exceeding the specific gravity of one and forty-seven one-thousandths, three-fourths of one cent per pound; exceeding the specific gravity of one and forty-seven one-thousandths, two cents per pound; acetic anhydrid, two and onehalf cents per pound; boracic acid, three cents per pound; chromic acid, two cents per pound; citric acid, seven cents per pound; lactic acid, containing not over forty per centum by weight of actual lactic acid, two cents per pound; containing over forty per centum by weight of actual lactic acid, three cents per pound; oxalic acid, two cents per pound; salicylic acid, five cents per pound; sulphuric acid or oil of vitriol not specially provided for in this section, one-fourth of one cent per pound; tannic acid or tannin, thirty-five cents per pound; gallic acid, eight cents per pound; tartaric acid, five cents per pound; all other acids not specially provided for in this section, twenty-five

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centum ad valorem. 2. Ålcoholic compounds, including all articles consisting of vegetable, animal or mineral objects immersed or placed in, or saturated with, alcohol, not specially provided for in this section, sixty cents per pound and twenty-five per centum ad valorem.

3. Alkalies, alkaloids, distilled oils, essential oils, expressed oils, rendered oils, and all combinations of the foregoing, and all chemical compounds, mixtures and salts, and all greases, not specially provided for in this section, twenty-five per centum ad valorem; chemical compounds, mixtures and salts containing alcohol or in the preparation of which alcohol is used, and not specially provided for in this section, fifty-five cents per pound, but in no case shall any of the foregoing pay less than twenty-five per centum ad valorem.

4. Alumina, hydrate of, or refined bauxite, containing not more than sixty-four per centum of alumina, four-tenths of one cent per pound; containing more than sixty-four per centum of alumina, six-tenths of one cent per pound. Alum, alum cake, patent alum, sulphate of alumina, and aluminous cake, containing not more than fifteen per centum of alumina and more than three-tenths of one per centum of iron oxide, one-fourth of one cent per pound; alum, alum cake, patent alum, sulphate of alumina, and aluminous cake, containing more than fifteen per centum of alumina, or not more than three-tenths of one per centum of iron oxide, three-eighths of one cent per pound.

5. Ammonia, carbonate of, one and one-half cents per pound; muriate of, or sal ammoniac, three-fourths of one cent per pound; liquid anhydrous, five cents per pound.

6. Argols or crude tartar or wine lees crude, five per centum ad valorem; tartars and lees crystals, or partly refined argols, containing not more than ninety per centum of bitartrate of potash, and tartrate of soda or potassa, or Rochelle salts, three cents per pound; containing more than ninety per centum of bitartrate of potash, four cents per pound; cream of tartar and patent tartar, five cents per pound.

7. Blacking of all kinds, twenty-five per centum ad valorem; all creams and preparations for cleaning or polishing boots and shoes, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.

8. Bleaching powder, or chloride of lime, one-fifth of one cent per pound.

9. Blue vitriol or sulphate of copper, one-fourth of one cent per pound.

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