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Current expenses.

Subsistence.

Household.

Steam tunnels.

Farm.

Current expenses.

Subsistence.

Household.

Danville Branch, Danville, Illinois: For current expenses, includ- Danville, m. ing the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, fifty-two thousand five hundred dollars;

For subsistence, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars;

For household, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, seventy-nine thousand dollars;

For hospital, including the same objects specified under this head Hospital. for the Central Branch, forty-six thousand dollars;

For transportation of members of the home, two thousand five Transportation. hundred dollars;

For repairs, including the same objects specified under this head for Repairs. the Central Branch, thirty-one thousand dollars;

For steam tunnels and equipment, ten thousand dollars;

For farm, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, thirteen thousand five hundred dollars;

In all, three hundred and eighty-four thousand five hundred dollars.
Mountain Branch, Johnson City, Tennessee: For current expenses,

Johnson City, Tenn. including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, forty-four thousand five hundred dollars;

For subsistence, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, one hundred and two thousand five hundred dollars :

For household, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, fifty-five thousand dollars;

For hospital, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, twenty-nine thousand dollars;

For transportation of members of the home, three thousand dollars; Transportation,

For repairs, including the same objects specified under this head for Repairs. the Central Branch, thirty-five thousand dollars;

For tuberculosis ward, ten thousand dollars;

For farm, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, twenty thousand dollars;

In all, two hundred and ninety-nine thousand dollars.
Battle Mountain Sanitarium, Hot Springs, South Dakota: For cur-

Hot Springs, S. Dak. rent expenses, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, twenty-seven thousand dollars;

For subsistence, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, thirty-two thousand dollars; For household, including the same objects specified under this head

Household. for the Central Branch, forty-three thousand dollars;

For hospital, including the same objects specified under this head Hospital. for the Central Branch, thirty-six thousand dollars;

For transportation of members of the home, nine thousand dollars; Transportation.

For repairs, including the same objects specified under this head Repairs. for the Central Branch, ten thousand dollars;

For farm, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch, eight thousand dollars; For chaplains' quarters, five thousand dollars;

Chaplains' quarters. In all, one hundred and seventy thousand dollars.

For clothing for all of the branches, namely: Expenditures for cloth-Clothing for a ld ing, underclothing, hats, caps, boots, shoes, socks, and overalls; also all sums expended for labor, materials, machines, tools, and appliances employed, and for use in the tailor shops, knitting shops, and shoe shops, or other home shops in which any kind of clothing is made or repaired, three hundred thousand dollars.

For salaries of officers and employees of the Board of Managers, Salaries, etc., Board and for outdoor relief and incidental expenses, namely:

For president of the Board of Managers, four thousand dollars; secretary of the Board of Managers, five hundred dollars; general treasurer, who shall not be a member of the Board of Managers, four

Tuberculosis ward.
Farm.

Current expenses.

Subsistence.

Farm.

Proviso.
Intoxicants.

erty
a part of.

thousand five hundred dollars; inspector-general and chief surgeon, four thousand dollars; assistant general treasurer and assistant inspector-general, three thousand dollars; assistant inspector-general, three thousand dollars; clerical services for the offices of the president, general treasurer, and inspector-general and chief surgeon, fifteen thousand five hundred dollars; clerical services for managers, four thousand five hundred dollars; for traveling expenses of the Board of Managers, their officers and employees, including officers of branch homes when detailed on inspection work, sixteen thousand dollars; for outdoor relief, one thousand dollars; for rent, legal services, medical examinations, stationery, telegrams, and other incidental expenses, seven thousand dollars; in all, sixty-three thousand dollars.

In all, for National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, four million two hundred and one thousand eight hundred dollars.

Provided, That no part of the foregoing appropriations shall be expended for any purpose at any branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteers that maintains or permits to be maintained on its premises a bar, canteen, or other place where beer, wine, or

other intoxicating liquors are sold. Applications. Disposition of prop

Hereafter the application of any person for membership in the inmates, to be National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers and the admission

of the applicant thereunder shall be and constitute a valid and binding contract between such applicant and the Board of Managers of said home that on the death of said applicant while a member of such home, leaving no heirs at law nor next of kin, all personal property owned by said applicant at the time of his death, including money or choses in action held by him and not disposed of by will,

whether such property be the proceeds of pensions or otherwise Use for post fund. derived, shall vest in and become the property of said Board of

Managers for the sole use and benefit of the post fund of said home, the proceeds to be disposed of and distributed among the several branches as may be ordered by said Board of Managers, and that all personal property of said applicant shall, upon his death, while a member, at once pass to and vest in said Board of Managers, subject to be reclaimed by any legatee or person entitled to take the same

by inheritance at any time within five years after the death of Notice to applicants, such member. The Board of Managers is directed to so change

the form of application for membership as to give reasonable notice of this provision to each applicant and as to contain the consent of the applicant to accept membership upon the conditions herein provided.

State or territorial homes for disabled soldiers and sailors: For Vol. 25, p. 450.

continuing aid to state or territorial homes for the support of disabled volunteer soldiers, in conformity with the Act approved August twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, including all classes of soldiers admissible to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, one million one hundred and fifty thousand

dollars: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be apporIntoxicants.

tioned to any state or territorial home that maintains a bar or canin Collections from in- teen where intoxicating liquors are sold: Provided further, That for

any sum or sums collected in any manner from inmates of such state or territorial homes to be used for the support of said homes a like amount shall be deducted from the aid herein provided for, but this proviso shall not apply to any state or territorial home into which the wives or widows of soldiers are admitted and maintained.

State and Territorial homes.

Provisos.

Back pay and bounty.

BACK PAY AND BOUNTY.

For payment of amounts for arrears of pay of two and three year volunteers, for bounty to volunteers and their widows and legal

Commutation of ra

heirs, for bounty under the Act of July twenty-eighth, eighteen hun Vol. 14, p. 322. dred and sixty-six, and for amounts for commutation of rations to tions. prisoners of war in States of the so-called Confederacy, and to soldiers on furlough, that may be certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven, four hundred thousand dollars.

For payment of amounts for arrears of pay and allowances on War with Spain. account of service of officers and men of the army during the war with Spain and in the Philippine Islands that may be certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven and that are chargeable to the appropriations that have been carried to the surplus fund, five thousand dollars.

STATE, WAR, AND NAVY DEPARTMENT BUILDING. State, Warand Navy

Department building. Installation of ice plant, State, War, and Navy Department Ice plant. building: For purchase and installation of ice plant in the State, War, and Navy Department building, nine thousand dollars. UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

Interior Depart

ment.

PUBLIC BUILDINGS.

Public buildings.

Proviso.
Report of expendi-

Pension Office.
Repairs.

Repairs of buildings, Interior Department: For repairs of Interior Repairs. Department and Pension buildings, and of the old Post-Office Department building, occupied by the Interior Department, including preservation and repair of steam heating and electric lighting plants and elevators, twenty thousand dollars, of which sum not exceeding seven thousand five hundred dollars may be expended for day labor, except for work done by contract: Provided, That a detailed statement of the expenditure of this appropriation for the fiscal year nineteen hundred tures. and ten shall be made to Congress at the beginning of its next regular session, and thereafter a similar statement for each subsequent fiscal year shall be submitted to Congress at the beginning of each regular session.

Repairs, Pension Office building: For special repairs to the Pension Office building, three thousand five hundred dollars.

Department of the Interior, heating plant: For the improvement Extension of deof and the extending of the heating system of the Department of the pennent heating sysInterior to the Pension Office building, including necessary conduits, the laying and construction of which over and under the necessary streets and reservations is hereby authorized, twenty thousand dollars.

Elevators, Pension Office building: For the installation of electric elevators in the Pension Office building and the changes in the building incident thereto, fifteen thousand dollars. Capitol building: For work at Capitol and for general repairs Capitol.

Repairs, etc. thereof, including flags for the east and west fronts of the center of the Capitol and for Senate and House Office buildings; flagstaffs, halyards, and tackle, wages of mechanics and laborers; purchase, maintenance, and driving of office vehicle, and not exceeding one hundred dollars for the purchase of technical and necessary reference books and city directory, thirty thousand dollars.

For continuing the work of cleaning and repairing works of art in Works of art. the Capitol, including repairs to frames, under the direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, one thousand five hundred dollars.

Senate Office building: Toward the construction of the fireproof insenate Office Buildbuilding for committee rooms and offices for the United States Senate, provided for in the sundry civil Act, approved April twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and four, including not exceeding fifty dollars for

Elevators.

Construction,
Vol. 33, p. 481.

Maintenance.

Refrigerating plant,

for

ted.

Capitol grounds.

Acquirementot specified squares.

Monument.

the purchase of necessary technical books, ninety-five thousand

dollars. Shelving.

For metal shelving, Senate Office building, for the accommodation of the library and document room of the Senate, and for storage of documents, thirty-eight thousand dollars.

For maintenance, miscellaneous items and supplies, and for all necessary personal and other services for the care and operation of the Senate Office Building, under the direction and supervision of the Senate Committee on Rules, thirty-nine thousand three hundred and sixty dollars.

The Superintendent of the Capitol Building and Grounds is authorplans to be submit- ized and directed to submit at the next session of Congress, plans and

specifications and estimate of cost for a refrigerating plant, including an ice making machine for the Capitol Building and the Senate and House Office buildings.

Improving the Capitol grounds: For the care and improvement of Improving.

the grounds surrounding the Capitol, Senate and House Office buildings, pay of one clerk, mechanics, gardeners, for fertilizers, repairs to

pavements, walks, and roadways, thirty thousand dollars. Enlarging grounds. Enlarging the Capitol grounds: It is hereby declared to be the pur

pose of Congress to ultimately acquire all of squares numbered six hundred and thirty-two, six hundred and thirty-three, six hundred and thirty-four, six hundred and eighty, six hundred and eighty-one, six hundred and eighty-two, six hundred and eighty-three, six hundred and eighty-four, six hundred and eighty-five, seven hundred and twenty-one, seven hundred and twenty-two, and seven hundred and

twenty-three, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, for station to peace the enlargement of the Capitol grounds, and for the construction of a

direct avenue of about one hundred and fifty feet in width from the junction of Pennsylvania avenue and First street northwest to the Union Station plaza, the center line of said avenue to be located on

the axis of the Peace Monument and the site of the westerly fountain Presiden, speaker, in said plaza, the Vice-President of the United States, the Speaker of and Superintendent the House of Representatives of the United States, and the Superin

tendent of the Capitol Building and Grounds are hereby authorized Yearly purchases.

and directed to acquire said premises by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise and to expend for that purpose not more than five hundred thousand dollars in any one fiscal year, commencing with the year nineteen hundred and eleven, and the persons authorized to acquire such property shall annually, within said limit, purchase whatever of

said property is in their judgment offered at the lowest prices relative Condemnation pro

to its actual value, provided they shall not purchase any property at ceedings authorized above its fair actual value. If in any year there should not be offered

property substantially up to said sum of five hundred thousand dollars at its fair value or less, the Vice-President of the United States, the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States, and the Superintendent of the Capitol Building and Grounds are authorized to institute condemnation proceedings in order to secure any or all of the land herein authorized to be acquired, but for

not to exceed what they estimate to be five hundred thousand dollars' Application to court.

worth in any one fiscal year. If such condemnation proceedings are deemed necessary, they shall be in accordance with the provisions of the Act of Congress approved August thirtieth, eighteen hundred

and ninety, providing a site for the enlargement of the Government Vol. 26, p. 412.

Printing Office (Statutes at Large, volume twenty-six, chapter eight hundred and thirty-seven). For the execution of the foregoing, five hundred thousand dollars.

Lighting the Capitol and grounds: For lighting the Capitol and grounds about the same, including the Senate and House Office buildings, Botanic Garden, Senate and House stables, and engine house, Maltby Building, and folding and storage rooms of the Senate

Purchase by Vice

on failure of offers.

Lighting Capitol and grounds.

and House of Representatives; for gas and electric lighting; pay of superintendent of meters, at the rate of one thousand six hundred dollars per annum, who shall inspect all gas and electric meters of the Government in the District of Columbia without additional compensation, lamplighters, gas fitters, and for materials and labor for gas and electric lighting, and for general repairs, one hundred thousand dollars.

For repairs and improvements to steam fire-engine house, and Repairs, stables, etc. Senate and House stables, and for repairs to and paving of floors and courtyards of same, one thousand five hundred dollars.

PUBLIC LANDS SERVICE.

Public lands.

Proris08.
Per diem.

Salaries and commissions of registers and receivers: For salaries and Registers and recommissions of registers of district land offices and receivers of public moneys at district land offices, at not exceeding three thousand dollars per annum each, five hundred and seventy thousand dollars.

Contingent expenses of land offices: For clerk' hire, rent, and other contingent expenses. incidental expenses of the district land offices, including the exchange of typewriters, two hundred and ninety-five thousand dollars: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of per diem, in lieu of subsistence, not exceeding three dollars per day, of clerks detailed to examine the books and management of district land offices and to assist in the operation of said offices, and in the opening of new land offices and reservations, while on such duty, and for actual necessary traveling expenses of said clerks, including necessary sleeping-car fares: Provided further, That no expenses Restriction on exchargeable to the Government shall be incurred by registers and penditures, receivers in the conduct of local land offices except upon previous specific authorization by the Commissioner of the General Land Office.

Expenses of depositing public moneys: For expenses of depositing Depositing moneys. money received from the disposal of public lands, by registered mail, bank exchange, or otherwise, as may be directed by the Secretary of the Interior, and under rules to be approved by the Secretary of the Treasury, one thousand five hundred dollars.

Depredations on public timber, protecting public lands, and settle-Timber depreda ment of claims for swamp land and swamp-land indemnity: To meet swamp-land claims. the expenses of protecting timber on the public lands, and for the more efficient execution of the law and rules relating to the cutting thereof; of protecting public lands from illegal and fraudulent entry or appropriation, and of adjusting claims for swamp lands, and indemnity for swamp lands, seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be immediately available, of which sum five hundred thousand dollars is for the purpose of bringing up the work of the General Land Office hereunder so as to make the same current, and not exceeding Northern Pacific thirty thousand dollars to enable the Commissioner of the General grant. Land Office to complete the examination and classification of lands within the limits of the Northern Pacific grant under the Act of July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, as provided in the Act of Vol. 13, p. 367. February twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, such examination and classification when approved by the Secretary of the Interior to have the same force and effect as a classification by the mineral land commissioners provided for in said Act of February twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars additional for expenses of hearings held by order of the Commissioner of the General Land Office to determine whether alleged fraudulent entries are of that character or have been made in compliance with law, and not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars additional for clerk hire, rent, and other incidental expenses of district land offices: Provided, That agents and others employed

Vol. 28, p. 683.

Proviso.
Per diem.

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