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For purchase of coal, wood, engine oils and grease, grates, grate baskets and fixtures, blowers, coal. hods, coal shovels, pokers, and tongs, one thousand five hundred dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Contingent expenses, Treasury Department: Fuel, and so forth," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two hundred and fifty-four dollars and eighty-three cents. For purchase of gas, electric current for lighting and power pur- Lighting. poses, gas and electric-light fixtures, electric-light wiring and material, candles, candlesticks, droplights and tubing, gas burners, gas torches, globes, lanterns, and wicks, four thousand dollars.

For purchase of boxes, book rests, chairs, chair caning, chair covers, desks, bookcases, clocks, cloth for covering desks, cushions, leather for covering chairs and sofas, locks, lumber, screens, tables, ventilators, typewriters, wardrobe cabinets, washstands, water coolers and stands, three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For washing and hemming towels, for the purchase of awnings and fixtures, window shades and fixtures, alcohol, benzine, turpentine, varnish, baskets, belting, bellows, bowls, brooms, buckets, brushes, canvas, crash, cloth, chamois skins, cotton waste, door and window fasteners, dusters, flower garden, street and engine hose, lace leather, lye, nails, oils, plants, picks, pitchers, powders, stencil plates, hand stamps and repairs of same, stamp ink, spittoons, soap, matches, match safes, sponges, tacks, traps, thermometers, tools, towels, towel racks, tumblers, wire, zinc, and for blacksmithing, repairs of machinery. removal of rubbish, sharpening tools, advertising for proposals, and for sales at public auction in Washington, District of Columbia, of condemned property belonging to the Treasury Department, payment of auctioneer fees, and purchase of other absolutely necessary articles, three thousand five hundred dollars.

Furniture.

Miscellaneous.

Rent, etc.

For rent, including heat, light, and janitor and elevator service, for Life-Saving Service, office of the Life-Saving Service, for the balance of the fiscal year ́ nineteen hundred and four, at not exceeding three hundred dollars per month, one thousand five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; for removing furniture and records thereto and the erection of shelving, three hundred dollars; in all, one thousand eight hundred dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Numbering, adding, and other machines, Treasury Department," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, forty dollars and twenty cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Contingent expenses, Treasury Department: Investigation of accounts and traveling expenses," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one hundred and two dollars and fifty cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Contingent expenses, Treasury Department: Freight, telegrams, and so forth," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, four hundred and seventy-five dollars and ninety-one cents.

OFFICE OF AUDITOR FOR THE POST-OFFICE DEPARTMENT: For twenty-five skilled laborers, at the rate of seven hundred and twenty dollars per annum each, for the balance of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, seven thousand five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

OFFICE OF AUDITOR FOR STATE AND OTHER DEPARTMENTS: For the following additional clerks for the balance of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, namely: For two clerks of class four; two clerks of class three, and three clerks of class one; in all, four thousand

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Auditor for State.
Departments.
Additional clerks.

Treasurer's Office.

Additional em

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Engraving Printing Bureau.

Rent.

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Louisiana Purchase

Exposition.
Additional

granted.

Payments.

Provisos.

Board of lady managers.

Disbursements.

three hundred and fourteen dollars and twenty-eight cents, or so much
thereof as may be necessary.

OFFICE OF THE TREASURER: For the following additional employ-
ees for the balance of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four,
namely: For one clerk of class three; one clerk of class two; one
clerk of class one; nine expert counters, at the rate of eight hundred
dollars per annum each; one laborer; and one foreman pressman at
the rate of one thousand five hundred dollars per annum; in all, six
thousand and twenty-five dollars.

BUREAU OF ENGRAVING AND PRINTING: For rent of building occupied by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing for storage and other purposes, during five months and twenty-eight days, to December twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and three, at a rental of sixty dollars a month, three hundred and fifty-four dollars and twenty cents. LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION: For the purpose of further aiding aid in the payment of the cost of the construction, completion, and opening of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, at the city of Saint Louis, on or before April thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, four million six hundred thousand dollars; said sum to be paid to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company on the request of the president of said company, and in amounts as follows: One million dollars upon the passage of this Act, one million dollars during the month of February, one million dollars during the month of March, one million dollars during the month of April, and six hundred thousand dollars during the month of May, nineteen hundred and four: Provided, That of said sums, one hundred thousand dollars shall be paid by said Louisiana Amount to be paid. Purchase Exposition Company to, or on the order of, the board of lady managers of said exposition for such purposes as said board of lady managers shall approve and at such times as said board of lady managers shall request the same. That to insure the application of all said moneys to the purposes for which the same is appropriated, the Secretary of the Treasury shall appoint a suitable person or persons whose duty it shall be to supervise the disbursement of the same when paid, as herein provided, and to make a full and complete report thereof Repayment by Com- to him as he may require: Provided further, That the amount hereby appropriated when paid to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company, as herein provided, shall constitute an indebtedness of the said company to the Government of the United States and shall be repaid by said company to the Treasury of the United States. That for the purpose of protecting the Government and insuring the repayment of said sum of four million six hundred thousand dollars, the Government shall have a first lien upon the gross receipts of said exposition company from all paid admissions to the grounds of said exposition and Guarantee required. from all moneys received from concessions. That before any part of this appropriation is paid, as herein before provided, the said Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company shall execute, to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Treasury, an instrument in writing giving and securing to the Government a first lien upon its said gross receipts, and said exposition company shall at the same time guarantee to the Government, under suitable penalties, that the said gross receipts are then entirely free from liens, mortgages, or other incumbrances, and that it will not pledge or in any way incumber or dispose of said receipts so as to injure or affect the right of the Government to first receive therefrom Method of payment. the amount to be returned to the Treasury, as herein provided. The said Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company shall repay into the Treasury of the United States the said sum of four million six hundred thousand dollars, as follows: On the fifteenth day of June, nineteen hundred and four, said Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company shall report to the Secretary of the Treasury in detail the total amount of all said gross receipts received by said company from June first to June fifteenth, both inclusive, and forty per centum of such receipts shall

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at the same time be paid to the Secretary of the Treasury and there-
after, during said exposition, and until said sum of four million six
hundred thousand dollars shall have been fully paid as herein provided, a
like detailed report of said gross receipts shall be made by said Louisiana
Purchase Exposition Company on the first and fifteenth day of each month
and in the same manner and at the same time forty per centum of said gross
receipts shall be paid by said company to said Secretary of the Treasury:
Provided, That from and after the first day of July, nineteen hundred
and four, and until the said sum of four million six hundred thousand
dollars shall have been fully paid, the said payments on the fifteenth
and first day of each and every month of forty per centum of said
gross receipts shall not be less than five hundred thousand dollars:
Provided further, That if at any time after said exposition company of default.
has received the amount hereby appropriated it makes default in the
application or in the repayment of said sum, or any part thereof, as
herein required, then, and in that case, the Secretary of the Treasury
is hereby authorized to supervise the collection and take possession of
all said gross receipts and continue such supervision and possession
until the full sum of said four million six hundred thousand dollars
has been collected and repaid into the Treasury of the United States,
as herein provided. In accepting the amount hereby appropriated the
said Louisiana Purchase Exposition Company shall be taken and held
to agree to all the terms and conditions upon which the same is made
and upon which the same is to be repaid into the Treasury of the
United States: Provided, That range cattle and halter-broke cattle
from all sections of the United States, whether above or below the
quarantine line established by the Secretary of Agriculture, may be
exhibited at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition under such regula-
tions as may be prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture.

Acceptance of conditions.

Exhibition of cattle.

Government exhibit.

Vol. 32, p. 445,

Proviso.
Rent of workshops,

GOVERNMENT BOARD, LOUISIANA PURCHASE EXPOSITION: The Act of Congress approved June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and two, amended. entitled "An Act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, and for other purposes," is hereby amended by inserting at the end and as a part of the paragraph making an appropriation of eight hundred thousand dollars for a Government exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition to be held in the city of Saint Louis, in the State of Missouri, the following words: "Provided further, That the said United States Government Board is authorized to etc., in District of Corent such workshops and storage and office rooms in the District of Columbia as may be required for temporary use in connection with the preparation and safe-keeping of the said Government exhibit." And the accounting officers of the Treasury Department are hereby authorized to allow any reasonable expense heretofore incurred by said Government Board in the rental of workshops and storage and office rooms in the District of Columbia for the purpose named.

lumbia.

Paris Exposition.
Use of unexpended
Vol. 32, p. 555.

PARIS EXPOSITION: The following provisions of the deficiency appropriation Act, approved July first, nineteen hundred and two, namely: balance. "To complete the unfinished work of the late United States Commission to the International Exposition at Paris in nineteen hundred, and to defray the expenses of distributing the medals and diplomas awarded to exhibitors from the United States, to be expended under the direction of the President, there is hereby appropriated for such purposes such sums of money as have been covered into the Treasury as proceeds derived from the sale of furniture or other property used by the Commission, and to continue available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, thirteen thousand eight hundred and seventy-five dollars and twenty-one cents," are hereby further continued and the appropriation made available from the end of said fiscal year nineteen hundred and three to September thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three.

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TRANSPORTATION OF SILVER COIN: To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation Transportation of silver coin," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, five thousand four hundred and forty-two dollars and seventy-two cents.

TRANSPORTATION OF MINOR COINS: To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Transportation of minor coins," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two thousand four hundred and fifty-five dollars and eighty-four cents.

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RECOINAGE OF GOLD COINS: To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation Recoinage of gold coins," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, four thousand six hundred and eighty-nine dollars and ninetythree cents.

PAY OF ASSISTANT CUSTODIANS AND JANITORS: For pay of assistant 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, twenty thousand dollars; and the Secretary of the Treasury shall so apportion this sum as to prevent a deficiency therein.

FURNITURE AND REPAIRS OF FURNITURE: For furniture a d repairs of same, carpets, and gas and electric-light fixtures, for all public buildings, exclusive of marine hospitals, mints, branch 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, eighty thousand dollars. And all furniture now owned by the United States in other public buildings shall be used, so far as practicable, whether it corresponds with the present regulation plan for furniture or not. For furnishing complete in every detail the new post-office and court-house building at San Francisco, California, one hundred thousand dollars.

FUEL, LIGHTS, AND WATER FOR PUBLIC BUILDINGS: For the purchase 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, sixty-five 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. No portion of the amount herein appropriated shall be used for operating a system of pneumatic tubes for the transmission of postal matter.

SUPPRESSING COUNTERFEITING AND OTHER CRIMES: For expenses incurred under 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, being for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, six hundred 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."

ENFORCEMENT OF THE CHINESE-EXCLUSION ACT: To pay amounts found due by the Auditor for the Treasury Department on account of the appropriation for "Enforcement of the Chinese-exclusion Act" for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, thirteen thousand four hundred and eighty-four dollars.

Proviso.
Witnesses.

Chinese exclusion.

Collecting customs

COLLECTING THE REVENUE FROM CUSTOMS: To defray the expenses revenue of collecting the revenue from customs, being additional to the permanent appropriation for this purpose, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, two million four hundred thousand dollars.

Alaska Exploration Company and others. Payment to, for sup

tute Alaskans.. Vol. 32, p. 1048.

SUPPLIES FURNISHED DESTITUTE NATIVES OF ALASKA DURING AN EPIDEMIC IN NINETEEN HUNDRED: To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury under the provisions of the defi- Pues furnished desticiency Act of March third, nineteen hundred and three, on account of supplies furnished to destitute natives of Alaska during an epidemic in the year nineteen hundred, as follows: Alaska Exploration Company, San Francisco, California, thirty-three dollars; Alaska Commercial Company, San Francisco, California, twenty-five thousand three hundred and twenty-eight dollars and fifteen cents; North American Transportation and Trading Company, Seattle, Washington, one thousand five hundred and fifty-two dollars and twenty-five cents; in all, twenty-six thousand nine hundred and thirteen dollars and forty cents.

OWNERS OF BRITISH STEAMSHIP MOGUL: To pay the amount found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury, under the provisions of the deficiency Act of March third, nineteen hundred and three, to Gallatly, Hankey and Company, of London, England, owners of the British steamship Mogul, for damages by reason of the collision between said steamship and the United States transport Warren in Manila Bay, December thirtieth, nineteen hundred, fifteen thousand three hundred and three dollars and seven cents.

steamship.

British

"Mogul,"
Payment to owners.

Vol. 32, p. 1048.

James P. Willett.
Payment to execu-
Vol. 32, p. 1696.

RELIEF OF THE EXECUTORS OF JAMES P. WILLETT: To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out the provisions of the "Act for tors. the relief of the executors of James P. Willett, deceased, late postmaster of the District of Columbia," approved February twentyeighth, nineteen hundred and three, five thousand dollars.

RELIEF OF EDWARD S. CRILL: To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to carry out the provisions of the "Act for the relief of Edward S. Crill," approved February sixteenth, nineteen hundred and three, one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

Edward S. Crill.
Payment to.
Vol. 32, p. 1611.

North American

.Refund of duties to.

REFUND OF DUTIES TO NORTH AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION AND Transportation and TRADING COMPANY: To refund to the North American Transportation Trading Company. and Trading Company, of Seattle, Washington, the sum of one thousand and seventy-five dollars, being the amount of duties unlawfully collected from said company on account of cost of repairs of the barge New York, it appearing that said vessel was not enrolled and licensed under the laws of the United States within the meaning of section thirty-one hundred and fourteen of the Revised Statutes.

R. S., sec. 3114, p. 598.

sons.

REFUND TO OWNERS OF TUG M. F. PARSONS: To refund to the col-Tug "M. F. Parlector of customs at Port Huron, Michigan, the sum of fifty dollars Refund of fine.

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