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Books of reference, etc.

services of mechanics and others employed outside of the District of Columbia, in making repairs and inspecting work done.

Plans for public buildings: For books of reference, technical periodicals and journals, photographic instruments, chemicals, plates and photographic materials of like nature for use of the office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department, four thousand dollars.

Electrical protection to vaults, public buildings: For maintenance of the electrical protective devices installed under authority of the sundry civil Act approved March third, nineteen hundred and three, twenty thousand dollars.

MARINE HOSPITALS.

Electrical devices.

Vol. 32, p. 1091.

Marine hospitals.

Chicago, Ill.

Louisville, Ky.

Chicago, Illinois, marine hospital: For completion of north boundary wall, two thousand five hundred dollars.

Louisville, Kentucky, marine bospital: For building for laundry and attendants' quarters, six thousand dollars.

San Francisco, California, marine hospital: For building for attendants' quarters, six thousand dollars..

San Francisco, Cal.

Quarantine stations.

QUARANTINE STATIONS.

Reedy Island, Delaware River.

Gulf.

San Francisco, Cal.

Reedy Island, Delaware River, quarantine station: For isolation hospital, laundry machinery, storehouse, and improvements, eleren thousand șix hundred dollars.

Gulf quarantine station: For main gangway, fence, and boathouse, ten thousand six hundred dollars.

San Francisco, California, quarantine station: For telephone line, quarantine buoys, and improvements, ten thousand five hundred dollars.

Columbia River quarantine station: For main gangway, seven thou

sand five hundred dollars. Port Townsend, Port Townsend, Washington, quarantine station: For isolation hos

pital, and drainage and grading, nine thousand five hundred dollars.

Columbia River.

Wash.

Life-Saving Service.

LIFE-SAVING SERVICE.

Superintendents.
Salaries.

For salaries of superintendents for the life-saving stations as follows:

For one superintendent for the coasts of Maine and New Hampshire, two thousand dollars;

For one superintendent for the coast of Massachusetts, two thousand dollars;

For one superintendent for the coasts of Rhode Island and Fishers Island, one thousand eight hundred dollars;

For one superintendent for the coast of Long Island, two thousand dollars;

For one superintendent for the coast of New Jersey, two thousand dollars;

For one superintendent for the coasts of Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, two thousand dollars;

For one superintendent for the coasts of Virginia and North Carolina, two thousand dollars;

For one superintendent for the life-saving stations and for the houses of refuge on the coasts of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, one thousand seven hundred dollars;

For one superintendent for the life-saving and lifeboat stations on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, one thousand eight hundred dollars;

For one superintendent for the life-saving and lifeboat stations on the coasts of Lakes Ontario and Erie, two thousand dollars;

For onė superintendent for the life-saving and lifeboat stations on the coasts of Lakes Huron and Superior, two thousand dollars;

For one superintendent for the life-saving and lifeboat stations on the coast of Lake Michigan, two thousand dollars;

For one superintendent for the life-saving and lifeboat statious on the coasts of Washington, Oregon, and California, two thousand dollars; in all, twenty-five thousand three hundred dollars.

For salaries of two hundred and eighty-six keepers of life-saving Keepers. and lifeboat stations and of houses of refuge, two hundred and fortysix thousand nine hundred dollars.

For pay of crews of surfmen employed at the life-saving and life- Crews. boat stations, including the old Chicago station and at the building to be erected on the grounds of the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition at Portland, Oregon, under authority of section four of the Act.

Public LAWS, 2d sess.,

p. 177. of Congress approved April thirteentb, nineteen hundred and four, for an exhibit of the United States Life-Saving Service, at the uniform rate of sixty-five' dollars per month each during the period of actual employment, and three dollars per day for each occasion of service at other times; compensation of volunteers at life-saving and lifeboat Compensation of stations for actual and deserving service rendered upon any occasion of disaster or in any effort to save persons from drowning, at such rate, not to exceed ten dollars for each volunteer, as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine; pay of volunteer crews for drill and exercise; fuel for stations and houses of refuge; 'repairs and outfits Fuel, repairs, etc. for same; rebuilding and improvement of same, including use of addi.

refuge and for shipwrecked persons succored at stations; traveling expenses of officers under orders from the Treasury Department;. commutation of quarters and purchase of fuel in kind for officers of

robosoof fuel in Kind for a cor of Commutation of

moons quarters. the Revenue-Cutter Service detailed for duty in the Life-Saving Service; for carrying out the provisions of sections seven and eight

Vol. 22, p. 57. of the Act approved May fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two; for draft aniinals and their maintenance; for telephone lines and care of same; and contingent expenses, including freight, storage, rent,

Contingentexpenses. repairs to apparatus, labor, medals, stationery, newspapers for statistical purposes, advertising, and all other necessary expenses not included under any other head of life-saving stations on the coasts of the United States, one million five hundred and sixty-tbree thousand two bundred and fifteen dollars. For establishing new life-saving stations and lifeboat stations on the ne

alifohoot stations on the Establishment of

new stations. sea and lake coasts of the United States, authorized by law, to be available until expended, thirty thousand dollars.

REVENUE-CUTTER SERVICE.

Revenue-Cutter Service.

For expenses of the Revenue-Cutter Service: For pay and allowances of captains, lieutenants, captain of engineers, chief engineers, assistant engineers, and constructor, Revenue-Cutter Service, cadets, and surgeons and pilots employed, and rations for the same; for pay of petty officers, buglers, seamen, oilers, firemen, coal heavers, stewards, cooks, and boys, and for rations for the same; for fuel for vessels, and repairs and outfits for the same; ship chandlery and engineers' stores for the same; actual traveling expenses or mileage, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury, for officers traveling on duty under orders from the Treasury Department; commutation of quarters; for protection of the seal fisheries in Bering Sea'and the other waters Seal fisheries. of Alaska, and the interest of the Government on the seal islands and the sea-otter hunting grounds, and the enforcement of the provisions of law in Alaska; for enforcing the provisions of the Acts relating to Anchorage.

the anchorage of vessels in the ports of New York and Chicago, Vol. 25, p. 151. approved May sixteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, FebruVol. 27, p. 431. ary sixth, eighteen hundred and pinety-three, and March third, eightVol. 30, p. 1081. een hundred and ninety-nine; and an Act relating to the anchorage Vol. 29, p. 54. and movement of vessels in Saint Marys River, approved March sixth,

eighteen hundred and ninety-six; and an Act relating to the anchorage Vol. 31, p. 682. of vessels in the Kennebec River at or near Bath, Maine, approved

June sixth, nineteen hundred; for temporary leases and improvement of property for revenue-cutter purposes; contingent expenses, including wharfage, towage, dockage, freight, advertising, surveys, labor, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under special heads, one million four hundred and fifty thousand

dollars. Derelicts.

The President in his discretion may temporarily detail any vessel or vessels of the Nayy to remove or destroy derelicts in the course of vessels at sea. The regulations to govern the detail and service of said vessels shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy and approved

by the President. Albemarle and Pam Toward the construction of a steau revenue cutter of the first class lico Sounds and Neuse River, N. C.

for service in the waters of Al' emarle and Pamlico Sounds and Neuse Revenue cutter. Ante, p. 604.

River, North Carolina, authorized by an Act approved January twelfth, nineteen hundred and five, one hundred thousand dollars; and the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to enter into a contract or contracts for such construction at a cost not to exceed one hundred and

seventy-five thousand dollars, the limit fixed by said Act. : Depot site.

That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to acquire a suitable site in the State of Maryland upon which to establish a depot for the Revenue-Cutter Service, and for this purpose the sum of thirty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby

appropriated Engraving and

ENGRAVING AND PRINTING.

printing

Salaries.

Proviso. Large notes.

Vol. 31, p. 45.

Wages.

For labor and expenses of engraving and printing: For salaries of all necessary clerks and employees, other than plate printers and plate printers' assistants, one million one hundred and forty thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of tbe Treasury: Provided, That no portion of this sum shall be expenued for printing United States notes or Treasury notes of larger denomination than those that may be canceled or retired, except in so far as such printing may be necessary in executing the requirements of the Act * To define and tix the standard of value, to maintain the parity of all forms of money issued or coined by the United States, to refund the public debt, and for other purposes," approved March fourteenth, nineteen hundred.

For wages of plate printers, at piece rates to be fixed by the Secretary of the Treasury, not to exceed the rates usually paid for such work, including the wages of printers' assistants, when employed, one million two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury: Provided, That no portion of this sum shall be expended for printing United States notes or Treasury notes of larger denomination than those that may be canceled or retired, except in so far as such printing may be necessary in executing the requirements of the Act “ To define and fix the standard of value, to maintain the parity of all forms of money issued or coined by the United States, to refund the public debt, and for other purposes," approved March fourteenth, nineteen hundred.

For engravers' and printers' materials and other materials, except distinctive paper, and for miscellaneous expenses, including purchase, maintenance, and driving of necessary horses and vehicles, and of

Proviso. Large notes.

Vol. 31, p. 45.

Materials, etc.

horse and vehicle for official use of the Director when, in writing, ordered by the Secretary of the Treasury, five hundred and ten thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury. .

For rent of office now occupied by agent of the Post-Office Depart. Rent. ment to supervise the distribution of stamps of the Bureau of Engraying and Printing, at a rental of fifty dollars per month, six hundred dollars.

UNDER SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.

Smithsonian Institution.

ex.

International changes.

ogy.

Astrophysical Observatory.

INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES: For expenses of the system of inter- . national exchanges between the United States and foreign countries, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, twenty-eight thousand eight hundred dollars.

AMERICAN ETHNOLOGY: For continuing ethnological researches American ethnolamong the American Indians under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, forty thousand, dollars, of which suni not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars may be used for rent of building.

ASTROPHYSICAL OBSERVATORY: For maintenance of Astrophysical sei Observatory, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries of assistants, the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, apparatus, inaking necessary observations in high altitudes, printing and publishing results of researches, not exceeding one thousand five hundred copies, repairs and alterations of buildings and miscellaneous expenses, fifteen thousand dollars. BUILDING FOR NATIONAL MUSEUM: For continuing the construction National Museum.

Building. of the building for the National Museum, and for each and every purpose connected with the same, one million five hundred thousand dollars.

NATIONAL MUSEUM: For cases, furniture, fixtures, and appliances Cases, furniture, etc required for the exhibition and safe-keeping of the collections of the National Museum, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, twenty-two thousand five hundred dollars.

For expense of heating, lighting, electrical, telegraphic, and tele- Heat, light, etc. phonic service for the National Museum, eighteen thousand dollars. . For continuing the preservation, exhibition, and increase of the col- Preservation, etc.,of lections from the surveying and exploring expeditions of the Government, and from other sources, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, and all other necessary expenses, one hundred and eighty thousand dollars, of which sum five thousand five hundred dollars may be used for necessary drawings and illustrations for publications of the National Museum.

For the transportation from the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Louisiana Purchase Saint Louis, Missouri, to the United States National Museum, Wash- Transportation of ington, District of Columbia, of exhibits acquired by the United States Government for addition to the collections in the National Museum, including expenditures incurred prior to March fourth, nineteen hundred and five, for packing, freight, cartage, unpacking, and all other necessary expenses incident thereto, to be immediately available, six thousand five hundred dollars.

The Commissioners of the District of Columbia are hereby tendered, in Government buildfor the use hereinafter specified, the structural steel and other essential Tender of, to Disportions of the building lately occupied by the United States Govern. public purposes, ment exbibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition at Saint Louis, and

collections.

exhibits from.

ing.

trict of Columbia for

ed States.

if said tender is accepted within ninety days from the date of the approval of this Act and the Secretary of the Treasury is notified thereof, then all right, title, and interest in said material is hereby vested in said Commissioners of the District of Columbia to be by them used directly or indirectly through any corporate organization that may be created for the purpose of constructing a public building of such size

and strength as will permit the use of said material substantially in the No expense to Unit- form in which it was used at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition; said

tender to be made upon the further condition that the tearing down of said Government building and the transportation of the material to

Washington, District of Columbia, shall involve no expense to the Storage of material. United States. If said tender is accepted as aforesaid permission is

hereby granted to store said material on some unimproved public reservation in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, to be selected by the officer in charge of public buildings and grounds with the

approval of the Secretary of War. Books, etc.

For purchase of books, pamphlets, and periodicals for reference in

the National Museum, two thousand dollars. Repairs, etc.

For repairs to buildings, shops, and sheds, National Museum, including all necessary labor and material, fifteen thousand dollars.

For rent of workshops and temporary storage quarters for the

National Museum, four thousand five hundred and eighty dollars. Postage.

For postage stamps and foreign postal cards for the National Museum,

five hundred dollars. National Zoological NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK: For continuing the construction of

roads, walks, bridges, water supply, sewerage and drainage; and for grading, planting, and otherwise improving the grounds; erecting and repairing buildings and inclosures; care, subsistence, purchase, and transportation of animals; including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, the printing and publishing of operations, not exceeding one thousand five hundred copies, and general incidental expenses not otherwise provided for, including purchase, maintenance, and driving

of horses and vehicles required for official purposes, ninety-five thouHalf from District sand dollars; one half of which sum shall be paid from the rerenues

of the District of Columbia and the other half from the Treasury of the United States.

Rent.

Park.

revenues.

Interstate Commerce Commission.

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION.

Salaries of Commissioners.

Vol. 24, p. 386.

Vol. 24, p. 379.

For salaries of Commissioners, as provided by the “Act to regulate commerce,” thirty-seven thousand tive hundred dollars;

For salary of secretary, as provided by the “Act to regulate com

merce,” three thousand five hundred dollars; Expenses.

For all other necessary expenditures, to enable the Commission to give effect to the provisions of the Act to regulate commerce, and all Acts and amendments supplementary thereto, two hundred and fortynine thousand dollars; of which sum not exceeding twenty-tive thousand dollars may be expended in the employment of counsel, and not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars may be expended for the purchase of necessary books, reports, and periodicals, and not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars may be expended for printing other than that done at the Government Printing Office.

In all, two hundred and ninety thousand dollars.

The unexpended balance of the sum of ten thousand dollars approBalance reappro- priated for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine by the Vol. 30, pp. 428, 1090. “Act concerning carriers engaged in interstate commerce and their

employees," approved June first, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight,

Arbitration of railroad differences

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