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ings. 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 of watel lights, and 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 all expenses in connection therewith, and for expenses of installing electric-light plants, and the removal of ashes, and so forth, 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 five hundred and fifty 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 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.
During the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven the Secretary Pneumatic tube of the Treasury is authorized, out of the appropriations “Fuel, lights, Furnishing steam to and water for public buildings,” and “Pay of assistant custodians and postal service for. janitors,", to furnish steam for the operation of pneumatic tubes of the postal service, as heretofore, and to pay employees in the production of said steam, as heretofore, the proceeds derived from the sale of said steam to be credited to said appropriations in proportion to the amounts expended therefrom.
Suppressing counterfeiting and other crimes: For expenses incurred to suppressing coununder the authority or with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury in detecting, arresting, and delivering into the custody of the United States marshal having 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, and for no other purpose whatever, except in the protection of the person of the President of the United States, one hundred and thirty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That no part of this amount be used in defraying the expenses of any person subpænaed 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." No part of any money appropriated by this Act shall be used in Payment to persons
detailed forbidden. payment of compensation or expenses of any person detailed or transferred from the Secret Service Division of the Treasury Department, or who may at any time during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven have been employed by or under said Secret Service Division.
Lands and other property of the United States: For custody, 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, three hundred dollars.
Collecting customs revenue, additional.
To defray the expenses of collecting the revenue from customs, five million dollars, being additional to the permanent appropriation
for this purpose for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen Detection of frauds, hundred and eleven. And the provisions of the Act of March third,
Tel. 9, p. 346: Vol. eighteen hundred and seventy-nine (Twentieth Statutes, page three 33, p. 396, amended. hundred and eighty-six), as amended by the Act of April twenty
seventh, nineteen hundred and four (Thirty-third Statutes, page three hundred and ninety-six), authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to expend out of the appropriation for defraying the expenses of collecting the revenue from customs such amount as he may deem necessary, not exceeding one hundred and fifty thousand dollars per annum, for the detection and prevention of frauds upon the customs revenue, are hereby further amended so as to increase the amount to be so expended for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven to two hundred thousand dollars.
Scales for customs service: The unexpended balance of the appropriation of twenty-five thousand dollars made by the sundry civil Act approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, for construction and installation of special automatic and recording scales for weighing merchandise, and so forth, in connection with imports at the various ports of entry under direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, is hereby continued and made available for expenditure
during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven. Compensation in
Compensation in lieu of moieties: For compensation in lieu of moieties in certain cases under the customs revenue laws, twentyfive thousand dollars.
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lieu of moities.
Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service.
PUBLIC HEALTH AND MARINE-HOSPITAL SERVICE.
Expenses of Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service, as follows:
For pay, allowances, and commutation of quarters for commissioned medical officers and pharmacists, two hundred and seventyseven thousand dollars;
For pay of all other employees, three hundred and fifty-two thousand dollars;
For freight, transportation, and traveling expenses, thirty thousand four hundred and fifty dollars;
For fuel, light, and water, seventy-two thousand dollars;
For purveying depot, purchase of medical, surgical, and hospital supplies, forty-five thousand dollars;
For rent of building or floor space for purveying depot in Washington, District of Columbia, three thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;
For maintaining the Hygienic Laboratory, fourteen thousand nine hundred dollars;
For maintenance of marine hospitals, including subsistence, and for all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under special heads, two hundred and thirty-seven thousand dollars;
For medical examinations, care of seamen, care and treatment of all other persons entitled to relief, and miscellaneous expenses other than marine hospitals, which are not included under special heads, one hundred and sixteen thousand dollars;
For journals and scientific books, for use of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Bureau; subscriptions for journals for use of the service may be paid for in advance, five hundred dollars;
In all, one million one hundred and fifty-six thousand one hundred dollars, which shall include the amount necessary for the medical
inspection of aliens, as required by section seventeen of the Act of Vol. 34, p. 903. Congress approved February twentieth, nineteen hundred and seven.
Maintenance of leprosy hospital, Hawaii: For maintenance of the Leprosy hospital, leprosy hospital, Hawaii, thirty-three thousand dollars.
Hygienic Laboratory: For grading and the constructionof a retain- Hygienic Laboraing wall at the Hygienic Laboratory, fifteen thousand dollars. Quarantine Service: For the maintenance and ordinary expenses,
Quarantine Service. including pay of officers and employees of quarantine stations at Portland, Maine; Perth Amboy, New Jersey; Delaware Breakwater; Reedy Island; Alexandria, Virginia; Cape Charles and supplemental station thereto; Cape Fear; Newbern, North Carolina; Washington, North Carolina; Georgetown, South Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; Beaufort, South Carolina; Port Royal, South Carolina; Savannah; South Atlantic; Brunswick; Cumberland Sound; Saint Johns River; Biscayne Bay; Key West; Boca Grande; Tampa Bay; Port Inglis; Cedar Key; Punta Rassa; Saint Georges Sound (East and West Pass); Pensacola; Mobile; New Orleans and supplemental stations thereto (repairs and rehabilitation for New Orleans Quarantine Station, when title perfected, to be payable from the appropria- Vol. 34, p. 301. tion Act of June nineteenth, nineteen hundred and six); Pascagoula; Gulf; San Diego; San Pedro and adjoining ports; Santa Barbara; San Francisco, Port Harford, California; Eureka, Columbia River, Florence, Oregon; Newport, Oregon; Coos Bay, Oregon; Gardner, Oregon; Port Townsend and supplemental stations thereto, quarantine system of the Hawaiian Islands, and the quarantine system of Porto Rico, four hundred thousand dollars.
An expenditure of not to exceed five hundred dollars may be Printing. incurred during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven 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."
Prevention of epidemics: The President of the United States is hereby authorized, in case of threatened or actual epidemic of cholera, typhus fever, yellow fever, smallpox, bubonic plague, Chinese plague, or black death, to use the unexpended balance of the sums appropriated and reappropriated by the sundry civil appropriation Act approved March fourth, nineteen hundred and nine, 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.
Prevention of epidemics,
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
District of Colamlumbia.
Naval militia store
For construction, on lands owned by the United States, of store- house. house for naval battalion of the militia of the District of Columbia, twenty thousand dollars, one half of which sum shall be paid out of the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half out of the Treasury of the United States.
For the preparation of the site, approaches, walks, foundation, Site, etc., por meand piping for the fountain to be erected in McMillan Park, in morial fountain. the District of Columbia, by the James McMillan Memorial Association of Michigan, fifteen thousand dollars.
The authority granted in the District of Columbia appropriation stupublic convenience Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten, approved March Dupont Circle, rethird, nineteen hundred and nine, for the construction of a public Vol. 35, p. 701. convenience station on the triangle west of Dupont Circle, between
Twentieth and P streets and Massachusetts avenue, is hereby revoked, and the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are authorized to enter into a supplemental agreement with the contractor for erecting
said convenience station, providing for the abandonment of further Removal of work work of construction, for removing construction work already done,
and for restoring said triangle to the condition which existed prior to the beginning of said station, including, in the discretion of said commissioners, the purchase from the contractor of any or all materials intended for the construction of said station, which material, if purchased, may be used in other construction work by said commissioners; and any balance then remaining of the appropriation for said station shall be covered into the United States Treasury, one half to the credit of the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half to the credit of the United States.
Further work on the public convenience station appropriated for in tween F and G, re- the District of Columbia appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen Vol. 35, p. 701. hundred and ten, approved March third, nineteen hundred and nine,
to be located under the sidewalk on the east side of Ninth street northwest, between F and G streets, is hereby suspended, and the unexpended balance of the appropriation therefor is hereby covered into the Treasury, one-half to the credit of the United States and onehalf to the credit of the District of Columbia.
UNDER SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.
International exchanges: For expenses of the system of international 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, thirty-two thousand dollars.
American ethnology: For continuing ethnological researches among the American Indians and the natives of Hawaii
, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, including payment in advance for subscriptions, forty-two thousand dollars.
International Catalogue of Scientific Literature: For the cooperation of the United States in the work of
the International Catalogue of Scientific Literature, including the preparation of a classified index catalogue of American scientific publications for incorporation in the International Catalogue, the expense of clerk hire, the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, and other necessary incidental expenses, seven thousand five hundred dollars, the same to be expended under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution.
Astrophysical Observatory: For maintenance of Astrophysical Observatory, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries of assistants, the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, including payment in advance for subscriptions, apparatus, making necessary observations in high altitudes, repairs and alterations of buildings, and miscellaneous expenses, thirteen thousand dollars.
National Museum: For cases, furniture, fixtures, and appliances required for the exhibition and safe-keeping of collections, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars;
For expense of heating, lighting, electrical, telegraphic, and telephonic service, fifty thousand dollars;
For continuing the preservation, exhibition, and increase of the collections 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, three
hundred thousand dollars, of which sum five thousand five hundred dollars may be used for necessary drawings and illustrations for publications;
For purchase of books, pamphlets, and periodicals for reference, Books, etc. including payment in advance for subscriptions, two thousand dollars:
For repairs to buildings, shops, and sheds, including all necessary Repairs. labor and material, fifteen thousand dollars;
For postage stamps and foreign postal cards, five hundred dollars; Postage.
In all, for the National Museum, four hundred and ninety-two thousand five hundred dollars.
Elevators, Smithsonian building: For constructing and installing Elevators, Smithsotwo passenger and freight elevators in the Smithsonian building, ten thousand dollars.
National Zoological Park: For continuing the construction of National Zoological roads, walks, bridges, water supply, sewerage, and drainage; and for grading, planting, and otherwise improving the ground; erecting and repairing buildings and inclosures; care, subsistence, purchase, and transportation of animals; including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees; and general incidental expenses not otherwise provided for, including purchase, maintenance, and driving of horses and vehicles required for official purposes, and not exceeding one hundred dollars for the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, including payment in advance for subscriptions, one hundred thousand dollars; one half of which sum shall be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half from the Treasury of the revenues. United States.
Roadways and walks, National Zoological Park: For reconstruct Roadwa y s ing and repairing roadways and walks, including materials and labor and all necessary incidental expenses, fifteen thousand dollars; one half of which sum shall be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half from the Treasury of the United States.
Half from District
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION.
Interstate Commerce Commission.
For salaries of seven commissioners, at ten thousand dollars each, siSalaries of commisseventy thousand dollars. For salary of secretary, five thousand dollars.
Secretary. For all other authorized expenditures, necessary in the execution Expenses. of laws to regulate commerce, eight hundred thousand dollars, of which sum not exceeding fifty thousand dollars may be expended in the employment of counsel, and not exceeding three thousand 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.
To further enable the Interstate Commerce Commission to enforce compliance with section twenty of the Act to regulate commerce as amended by the Act approved June twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and six, including the employment of necessary special agents or examiners, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
To carry out the objects of the “Act concerning carriers engaged roarbitration of railin interstate commerce and their employees," approved June first, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, ten thousand dollars.
To enable the Interstate Commerce Commission to keep informed regarding compliance with the “Act to promote the safety of employees' Vol. 27, p. 531. and travelers upon railroads," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, and with the "Act to supplement 'An Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads by compelling common carriers engaged in interstate commerce to equip their cars with automatic couplers and continuous brakes and their
Enforcing accounting by railroads.
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Vol. 30, p. 424.
Railway safety appliances.
Ante, p. 298.