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which was reappropriated by the Act of April twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and four, is hereby reappropriated and made available for expenses that may be incurred under said Act during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six.
To enable the Interstate Commerce Commission to keep informed regarding compliance with the Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, including the employment of inspectors to execute and enforce the requirements of the said Act, seventy-five thousand dollars.
Railway safety ap-
MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
PAPER AND STAMPS: For paper for internal-revenue stamps, includ Paper and stamps. ing freight, sixty-five thousand dollars. . PUNISHMENT FOR VIOLATIONS OF INTERNAL-REVENUE LAWS: For Punishing violations,
internal-revenue detecting and bringing to trial and punishment persons guilty of vio- laws. lating the internal-revenue laws or conniving at the same, including payments for information and detection of such violations, one hundred thousand dollars; and the Commissioner of Internal Revenue shall make a detailed statement to Congress once in each vear as to how he has expended this sum, and also a detailed statement of all miscellaneous expenditures in the Bureau of Internal Revenue for which appropriation is made in this Act: Provided, That necessary books of Proviso.
Purchase of books, reference and periodicals for the chemical laboratory and law library, etc. at a cost not to exceed five hundred dollars, may be purchased out of the appropriation made for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six, for salaries and expenses of agents and surveyors, fees and expenses. of gaugers, salaries of storekeepers, and for miscellaneous expenses.
CONTINGENT EXPENSES, INDEPENDENT TREASURY: For contingent Contingent expenses, expenses under the requirements of section thirty-six hundred and fifty- ury.
R.S., sec. 3653, p. 719." three of the Revised Statutes of the United States, for the collection, safe-keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public money, and for transportation of notes, bonds, and other securities of the United States, two hundred and forty thousand dollars.
TRANSPORTATION OF SILVER COIN: For transportation of silver coin, Transporting sil. including fractional silver coin, by registered mail or otherwise, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars; and in expending this sum the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to transport from the Treasury or subtreasuries, free of charge, silver coin, when requested to do so: Provided, That an equal amount in coin or cur- Deposits. rency shall have been deposited in the Treasury or such subtreasuries by the applicant or applicants. And the Secretary of the Treasury Report of cost. shall report to Congress the cost arising under this appropriation. :
TRANSPORTATION OF MINOR COIN: For transportation of minor coin, Transporting minor eighteen thousand dollars; and in expending this sum the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to transport from the Treasury or subtreasuries, free of charge, minor coin when requested to do so: Provided, That an equal amount in coin or currency shall have been Deposits. deposited in the Treasury or such subtreasuries by the applicant or applicants. And the Secretary of the Treasury sball report to Con- Report of cost. , gress the cost arising under this appropriation.
RECOINAGE OF GOLD COINS: For recoinage of light-weight gold coins Recoining gold. in the Treasury, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, as required by section thirty-five hundred and twelve R.S., sec. 3512, p. 696. of the Revised Statutes of the United States, six thousand dollars.
DISTINCTIVE PAPER FOR UNITED STATES SECURITIES: For paper, thistinctive paper, including transportation, salaries of register, assistant register, three counters, five watchmen, one laborer, and expenses of officer detailed
from the Treasury as superintendent, two hundred and fifty thousand
dollars. United States secur
SPECIAL WITNESS OF DESTRUCTION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES: For pay of the representative of the public on the committee to witness the destruction by maceration of Government sécurities, at five dollars per day while actually employed, one thousand five hundred and sixty-five dollars. ,
SEALING AND SEPARATING UNITED STATES SECURITIES: For materials ting
required to seal and separate United States notes and certificates, such as composition rollers, ink, printers' varnish, sperm oil, white printing paper, manila paper, thin muslin, benzine, gutta-percha belting, and other necessary articles and expenses, one thousand five hundred dollars.
EXPENSES OF NATIONAL CURRENCY: For distinctive paper, including express, mill, and other necessary expenses, twenty-eight thousand
Sealing and separa
National currency expenses.
CANCELING UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND CUTTING DISTINCTIVE PAPER: For extra knives for cutting machines and sharpening same; and leather belting, new dies and punches, repairs to machinery, oil, cotton waste, and other expenses connected with the cancellation of
redeemed United States securities, two hundred dollars. Custody of dies, rolls, and plates.
CUSTODY OF DIES, ROLLS, AND PLATES: For pay of custodian of dies, rolls, and plates used at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing for the printing of Government securities, namely: One custodian, three thousand dollars; two subcustodians, one at two thousand dollars, and one at one thousand eight hundred dollars; three distributers of stock, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; in all, eleven
thousand dollars. Public buildings.
Sans PAY OF ASSISTANT CUSTODIANS AND JANITORS: For pay of assistant and janitors.
custodians and janitors, including all personal services in connection with the care of all public buildings under control of the Treasury Department outside of the District of Columbia, exclusive of marine hospitals, mints, branch mints, and assay offices, one million three hundred and thirty thousand dollars; and the Secretary of the Treas
ury shall so apportion this sum as to prevent a deficiency therein. '. Inspector of sup- GENERAL INSPECTOR OF SUPPLIES FOR PUBLIC BUILDINGS: For one plies.
general inspector, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, three thousand dollars; and for actual necessary expenses, not exceeding two thousand dollars; in all, five thousand
dollars. Inspector of furni- INSPECTOR OF FURNITURE AND OTHER FURNISHINGS FOR PUBLIC ture, etc.
BUILDINGS: To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to employ a suitable person to inspect all public buildings and examine into their requirements for furniture and other furnishings, including fuel, lights, personal services, and other current expenses, two thousand five hundred dollars; and for actual necessary expenses, including expenses of assistant, not exceeding three thousand dollars; in all, five
thousand five hundred dollars. Assistant inspector. For assistant inspector of furniture and other furnishings for public
buildings, one thousand six hundred dollars. Furniture and re
FURNITURE AND REPAIRS OF FURNITURE: For furniture and repairs pairs.
of same, carpets, and gas and electric-light fixtures, for all public buildings, exclusive of marine hospitals, mints, brancb mints, and assay offices, under the control of the Treasury Department, and for furniture, carpets, gas and electric-light fixtures for new buildings, exclusive of personal services, except for work done by contract, four hundred thousand dollars. And all furniture now owned by the United States in other public buildings and in buildings rented by the United
States shall be used, so-far as practicable, whether it corresponds with the present regulation plan for furniture or not.
FUEL, LIGHTS, AND WATER FOR PUBLIC BUILDINGS: For the purchase w of fuel, steam, light, water, water meters, ice, lighting supplies, electric current for light and power purposes, and miscellaneous items for the use of the custodians' forces in the care of the buildings, furniture, and heating, hoisting, and ventilating apparatus, and electric-light plants, exclusive of personal service, and for expenses of installing electric-light plants, electric-light wiring, and repairs thereto, in such buildings completed and occupied as may be designated by the Secretary of the Treasury, for all public buildings, exclusive of marine hospitals, mints, branch mints, and assay offices under the control of the Treasury Department, inclusive of new buildings, one million one hundred thousand dollars. And the appropriation herein made for gas shall include the rental and use of gas governors, when ordered by the Secretary of the Treasury in writing: Provided, That no sum shall be proviso. paid as rental for such gas governors greater than thirty-five per centum of the actual value of the gas saved thereby, which saving shall be determined by such tests as the Secretary of the Treasury shall direct. No portion of the amount herein appropriated shall be used for oper- Pneumatic tube proating a system of pneumatic tubes for the transmission of postal matter.
SUPPRESSING COUNTERFEITING AND OTHER CRIMES: For expenses Suppressing counincurred under the authority or with the approval of the Secretary of Expenses. the Treasury in detecting, arresting, and delivering into the custody of the United States marshal baving jurisdiction, dealers and pretended dealers in counterfeit money, and persons engaged in counterfeiting Treasury notes, bonds, national-bank notes, and other securities of the United States and of foreign governments, as well as the coins of the United States and of foreign governments, and other felonies committed against the laws of the United States relating to the pay and bounty laws, including two thousand dollars to maķe the necessary investigation of claims for reimbursement of expenses incident to the last sick- ness and burial of deceased pensioners under section forty-seven R.S., sec. 4718, p. 919.
Vol. 28, p. 965. hundred and eighteen of the Revised Statutes the Act of March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and for no other purpose whatever, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That no part of this amount be used in defraying the expenses of any person subpoenaed by the United States courts to attend any trial before a United States court or preliminary examination before any United States commissioner, which expenses shall be paid from the appropriation for “Fees of witnesses, United States courts:" Provided further, That the investigation of claims for the reimbursement of expenses of the last sickness and burial of deceased pensioners shall be at the instance and under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, and no part of any accrued pension shall hereafter be used to reimburse any State, county, or municipal corporation for expenses incurred by such State, county, or municipal corporation under State law for expenses of the last sickness or burial of a deceased pensioner.
COMPENSATION IN LIEU OF MOIETIES: For compensation in lieu of moieties in certain cases under the customs revenue laws, twenty thou!. sand dollars. EXPENSES OF LOCAL APPRAISERS' MEETINGS: For defraying the nec. Local appraisers'
meeting. essary expenses of local appraisers at annual meetings for the purpose of securing uniformity in the appraisement of dutiable goods at different ports of entry, one thousand two hundred dollars.
LANDS AND OTHER PROPERTY OF THE UNITED STATES: For custody, Lands, etc. care, protection, and expenses of sales of lands and other property of the United States, the examination of titles, recording of deeds, advertising, and auctioneer's fees, four hundred dollars.
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Compensation Neu of moieties.
ALASKA FUND: That the moneys described as the "Alaska fund," in Ante, p. 616.
section one of “An Act to provide for the construction and maintenance of roads, the establishment and maintenance of schools, and the care and support of insane persons in the district of Alaska, and for other purposes," approved January twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and five, be, and the same are hereby, appropriated out of the Treasury of the United States for the uses and purposes in said Act men
tioned. Quarantine service.
QUARANTINE SERVICE: For the maintenance and ordinary expenses, Maintenance.
including pay of officers and employees of quarantine stations at Portland, Maine, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Delaware Breakwater, Reedy Island, Cape Charles and supplemental station, Cape Fear, Savannah, South Atlantic, and Brunswick, Cumberland Sound, Saint Johns River, Biscayne Bay, Key West, Boca Grande, Tampa Bay, Cedar Key, Saint Georges Sound (East and West Pass), Pensacola, Gulf, San Diego, San Francisco, Columbia River, Port Townsend and supplemental stations, quarantine system of the Fawaiian Islands, and the quarantine system of Porto Rico, three hundred and forty thousand dollars.
An expenditure of not to exceed five hundred dollars may be incurred during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six for printing on account of the quarantine service at times when the exigencies of that service require immediate action, chargeable to the appropriation “ Preventing
the introduction and spread of epidemic diseases." Books.
Books and journals for use of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Bureau may be purchased during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six at a cost not to exceed five hundred dollars, and paid for from the
appropriation for the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service. Prevention of epi- “PREVENTION OF EPIDEMICS: The President of the United States is
hereby authorized, in case of threatened or actual epidemie of cholera, typhus fever, yellow fever, smallpox, bubonic plague, Chinese plague,
or black death, to use the unexpended balance of the suns appropriated Ante, p. 466. and reappropriated by the sundry civil appropriation Act approved
April twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and four, and one hundred thousand dollars in addition thereto, or so much thereof as may be necessary, in aid of State and local boards, or otherwise, in his discretion, in preventing and suppressing the spread of the same, including pay and allowances of all officers and employees of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service assigned to duty in preventing and suppressing the spread of the same; and in such emergency in the execution of any quarantine laws which may be then in force, the same to be immediately available.
Department of Commerce and Labor.
Ellis Island, N. Y.
San Francisco, Cal.
Department of Com- UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND LACOR.
IMMIGRATION STATIONS. Ellis Island, New York, immigrant station : For the construction of a contagious disease hospital upon the proposed new island, including additional power plant and appartenances, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, which sum shall be paid from the permanent appropriation for expenses of regulating immigration.
San Francisco, California, immigrant station: Toward the construction of a main building and other necessary buildings for an immigration detention station on Angel Island in the harbor of San Francisco, and furnishing the same, including wharf landings, improvement of grounds, and other necessary objects as set forth in House Document Numbered One hundred and sixty-six of the present session, one hundred thousand dollars, which sum shall be paid from the permanent appropriation for expenses of regulating immigration, and the total cost of said station complete, under a contract or contracts therefor
which are hereby authorized to be entered into by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, shall not exceed two hundred thousand dollars.
LIGHT-HOUSES, BEACONS, AND FOG SIGNALS.
cons, and fog signals. Ames Ledge light station, Maine: For purchasing land on which to Ames Ledge, Me. build an oil house, and so forth, at Ames Ledge light station, Kennebec River, Maine, one hundred dollars.
Tender for inspector, third light-house district: Toward construct- Third district tening, equipping, and outfitting, complete for service, a new light-house and buoy tender, for buoyage, supply, and inspection in the third lighthouse district, fifty thousand dollars, and the total cost of said tender, under a contract which is hereby authorized therefor, shall not exceed one hundred and thirty-five thousand dollars.
Horseshoe Reef light station, New York: For rebuilding with iron Horseshoe Reef, N.Y. the wooden superstructure, five thousand dollars.
Ambrose Channel, New York Harbor, New York: Toward the con- vanbrose Channel, struction of a light-house at the intersection of the axis of the East New light-house. Channel and the west edge of it, to form a range in Ambrose Channel, New York Harbor, New York, at a total cost not to exceed one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars, twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may contract Proviso.
Contract. for the construction and completion of said light-house within the limit of cost herein authorized.
Delaware Bay and River, namely: Toward establishing a light-house Delaware Bay and and fog signal on Goose Island Flats, forty thousand dollars, and the Goose Island Flats. total cost of said light-house and fog signal, under a contract which is
Light-house, etc. hereby authorized therefor, shall not exceed eighty-five thousand dollars. Guantanamo, Cuba, naval station light-house service: For maintain- Guantanamo, Cuba.
Additional lights, ing existing aids to navigation, to establish and maintain additional etc. lights, day marks, and beacon lights where required; to build a lighthouse depot, with dock, buoy shed, storehouse, custodian's quarters, and an oil house, including purchase of land therefor, twenty-five thousand dollars.
Tender for inspector, fourth light-house district: Completion of the Tender, fourth distender for the inspector of the fourth light-house district to take the place of the worn-out tender Zizania, seventy-five thousand dollars. Diamond Shoal light station, North Carolina: For furnishing the Diamond Shoal, N.C.
Lenses, etc., for stalens and equipment under the provisions of an Act to provide for the tions. construction of a light-house and fog signal at said station when, in Post, p. 1266. the opinion of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, said structure shall be sufficiently completed to permit of their installation, thirty thousand dollars.
Tender for inspector, sixth light-house district: Completing a tender Tender, sixth disfor the inspector of the sixth light-house district, eighty thousand dollars.
Hillsboro Inlet light station, Florida: For completing construction Hillsboro Inlet, Fla. of a first-order light station at or near Hillsboro Inlet, east coast of Florida, twenty thousand dollars.
Toward the construction of a light-ship to be placed on the outer Brunswick, Ga. bar of Brunswick, Georgia, forty thousand dollars, and the total cost of said light-ship, under a contract which is hereby authorized therefor, shall not exceed ninety thousand dollars.
Sabine bank light station, Texas: For completing the Sabine light Sabine bank, Tex. station, Texas, twelve thousand dollars. Toledo Harbor range lights, Ohio: For repairs and improvements to Toledo Harbor, Ohio
Range lights. protect the towers at the Maumee Bay straight channel range lights marking the channel for entering and leaving the harbor of Toledo, Ohio, six thousand dollars.