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Miscellaneous.

Hot Springs, Ark.
George W. Evans.

MISCELLANEOUS, INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

Hot Springs Reservation, Arkansas: The accounting officers of the Credit in accounts. Treasury Department are authorized and directed to allow and credit on the accounts of George W. Evans, disbursing clerk Department of the Interior, the sum of five hundred dollars, being the amount disbursed by him under the authority and direction of the Secretary of the Interior from the revenues from the Hot Springs Reservation, indefinite, which sum is hereby appropriated for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, five hundred dollars.

Yellowstone

tional Park.

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Surveying boundaries of Yellowstone National Park: For surveyBoundary surveys. ing the northern and western boundaries of the Yellowstone National Park: To supply a deficiency existing in the appropriation for this purpose for the fiscal year ended June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and two, six hundred and forty dollars and forty cents.

J. Scott Harrison.
Reimbursement.

Public lands.

Mrs. Frank B. Hensley.

Payment to.

Surveyors-general,

etc.

Arizona.

Alaska.

Nevada.

Contingent expenses.

Provisos.
Per diem.

Reimbursement to J. Scott Harrison: To reimburse J. Scott Harrison, examiner of surveys and special disbursing agent, General Land Office, for expenses incurred and paid by him in the examination of the east boundary of the Yellowstone National Park during the month of September, nineteen hundred and three, seven hundred and ninety-nine dollars and ninety cents.

PUBLIC LANDS SERVICE.

For payment to Mrs. Frank B. Hensley, formerly Miss Frank B. Healy, for services as clerk in the United States land office at Woodward, Oklahoma, from April fourteenth to April twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and three, inclusive, thirteen days, at the rate of nine hundred dollars per annum, thirty-two dollars and fourteen cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Contingent expenses, office of surveyor-general of Arizona," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, four dollars and fifty-four cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Contingent expenses, office of surveyor-general of Alaska," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two dollars and eight cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Contingent expenses, office of surveyor-general of Nevada," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, four dollars and seventy cents.

For clerk hire, rent, and other incidental expenses of the district land offices: 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 of and assist in opening new land offices and reservations while on such duty and for actual necessary traveling expenses of said clerks, including necesRestriction on ex- sary sleeping-car fares: Provided further, That no expenses chargeable to the Government shall be incurred by registers and receivers in the conduct of local land offices except upon previous specific authorization by the Commissioner of the General Land Office, fifty thousand dollars.

penses.

Depositing moneys.

Franklin Moses.
Payment to.

For expenses of depositing money received from the disposal of public lands, three thousand dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Expenses of depositing public moneys," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, four hundred and two dollars and twenty-six cents..

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the salary due Franklin Moses as register of the land office at Saint Michael, Alaska, from May thirty-first to July seventh, one hundred and fifty-two dollars and thirteen cents.

Timber depredations, etc.

Proviso.
Per diem.

Depredations on public timber, protecting public lands, and settlement of claims for swamp lands and swamp-land indemnity: To meet the expenses of protecting timber on the public lands, and for the more efficient execution of the laws 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: Provided, That agents and others employed under this appropriation shall be selected by the Secretary of the Interior, and allowed per diem, subject to such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, in lieu of subsistence, at a rate not exceeding three dollars per day each and actual necessary expenses for transportation, including necessary sleeping-car fares, fifteen thousand dollars. For protection and administration of forest reserves: To supply a deficiency existing in the appropriation for this purpose for the fiscal tecting. year ended June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, three thousand eight hundred and sixty dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Protection of forest reserves, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two hundred and seventy-five dollars.

Forest reserves.
Expenses of pro-

ords.

Proviso.
Copyists.

For furnishing transcripts of records and plats, to be expended under Transcript of recthe direction of the Secretary of the Interior, four thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That copyists employed under this appropriation shall be selected by the Secretary of the Interior at a compensation of two dollars per day while actually employed, at such times and for such periods as the exigencies of the work may demand.

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, five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Geological Survey," for the fiscal years nineteen hundred and one and nineteen hundred and two, two hundred and seventy-one dollars and nine cents.

To provide for the purchase of instruments, maps, file cases, and so forth, to replace those destroyed by fire in the building occupied by the United States Geological Survey, on December twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and three, ten thousand two hundred dollars.

For continuation of the investigation of the mineral resources of Alaska, to continue available until close of fiscal year nineteen hundred and five, eighty thousand dollars.

For completing the report of the mineral resources of the United States and for completing a roster of all the mines of the United States, past and present, ten thousand dollars.

Hearings in land entries.

Geological Survey.

Maps, etc.

Alaska.

Mineral resources.

Report of mineral

resources.

Test of coal and 1 nites at Louisia Post, p. 412.

For analyzing and testing at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition the coals and lignites of the United States in order to determine their Purchase Expositio fuel values and the most economic method for their utilization for different purposes, under the supervision of the Director of the United States Geological Survey, thirty thousand dollars, to be available until expended: Provided, That all testing machinery and all coal and lignites to be tested shall be contributed without charge to the Government.

INDIAN AFFAIRS.

Proviso.
Testing machinery.

Indian Affairs.

supplies.

To pay the expenses of purchasing goods and supplies for the Indian Purchasing,
service and pay of necessary employees; advertising, at rates not exceed-
ing regular commercial rates; inspection, and all other expenses con-
nected therewith, and for telegraphing, fifteen thousand dollars.

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Department of Commerce and Labor.

Secretary's Office.

Additional

ployees.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Telegraphing and purchase of Indian supplies," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, seventy-eight dollars and sixty cents.

To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for "Contingencies, Indian Department," including all objects mentioned under this title of appropriation in the Indian appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, fifteen thousand dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treas ury on account of the appropriation for "Support of Confederated Bands of Utes: Subsistence," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, sixty-seven dollars and fifty-three cents.

That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to pay Swift and Company the sum of five hundred and thirty dollars and eighty-eight cents, out of the unexpended balance of the appropriation for the support and education of Indian pupils at Rapid City, South Dakota, for net beef furnished that school for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three.

To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for support of the Indian school at Morris, Minnesota, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one thousand seven hundred and twenty-five dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Indian school, Santa Fe, New Mexico," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, three hundred and thirty dollars and eighty-nine cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Indian school buildings," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, eighteen thousand five hundred and eighty dollars and thirty-eight cents.

To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for "Commission, Five Civilized Tribes," fiscal years nineteen hundred and three and nineteen hundred and four, including all objects mentioned under this title of appropriation in the Indian appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, forty-two thousand seven hundred and fortyeight dollars and nine cents.

Town-site commissioners, Indian Territory: To pay all expenses incident to the survey, platting, and appraisement of town sites in the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Cherokee nations, Indian Territory, as required by sections fifteen and twenty-nine of the Act of Congress approved June twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninetyeight, and all Acts amendatory thereto, thirty thousand dollars.

Five Civilized Tribes: For the purpose of placing allottees in unrestricted possession of their allotments, fifteen thousand dollars.

PENSIONS.

For fees and expenses of examining surgeons (pension) for services rendered within the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, under the limitations and restrictions specified under this title of appropriation in the pension appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one hundred and sixty thousand dollars.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND LABOR.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY: For such number of clerks of class four, em- clerks of class three, clerks of class two, clerks of class one, clerks at the rate of one thousand dollars each per annum, clerks at the rate of nine hundred dollars each per annum, clerks at the rate of seven hundred and twenty dollars each per annum, messengers, assistant messengers, and for the services of such other persons, at a rate of compensation not exceeding one thousand dollars each per annum, as

the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may deem to be requisite and necessary in his office and in the Bureaus of Manufactures and Corporations, in addition to the employees transferred from the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, forty-nine thousand eight hundred and forty dollars.

CONTINGENT EXPENSES: For all necessary contingent and miscella- Contingent expenses. neous expenses of the office of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, the Bureaus of Manufactures and Corporations, and the bureaus and offices transferred to the Department of Commerce and Labor, including the purchase of professional and scientific books, law books, books of reference, periodicals, blank books, pamphlets, maps, newspapers (not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars), stationery, furniture and repairs to the same, carpets, matting, oilcloth, file cases, towels, ice, brooms, soap, sponges, fuel, lighting and heating; for the purchase, exchange, and care of horses and vehicles, to be used only for official purposes, and for rent of stable therefor from July fifteenth, nineteen hundred and three, to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four: freight and express charges, postage, telegraph and telephone service, typewriters, and adding machines, and all other miscellaneous items and necessary expenses not included in the foregoing, thirty-five thousand dollars.

Salaries and

Post, p. 415.

SALARIES AND EXPENSES, SPECIAL AGENTS: For compensation, to be Special agents. fixed by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, of such special agents penses. in the Bureau of Corporations, and for per diem, subject to such rules and regulations as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may prescribe, in lieu of subsistence, at a rate not exceeding four dollars per day to each of said special agents while absent from their homes and designated headquarters on duty, and for actual necessary traveling expenses for said special agents, including necessary sleeping-car fares, thirty thousand dollars.

EXPENSES OF REGULATING IMMIGRATION: For the salary of Immigrant Inspector W. H. Wilkinson, for services rendered in the Bureau of Immigration during the period January first to July twenty-second, nineteen hundred and three, while detailed from his official station at Alexandria, Virginia, one thousand and fifteen dollars, chargeable to the permanent appropriation, "Expenses of regulating immigration." ENFORCEMENT OF THE CHINESE-EXCLUSION ACT: To prevent unlaw ful entry of Chinese into the United States, by the appointment of suitable officers to enforce the laws in relation thereto, and for expenses of returning to China all Chinese persons found to be unlawfully in the United States, including the cost of imprisonment and actual expense of conveyance of Chinese persons to the frontier or seaboard for deportation, for the fiscal years, as follows:

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, five thousand dollars. For the salary of Chinese Inspector Alfred W. Parker, while detailed to and performing service in the Bureau of Immigration in Washington, for the period from April twenty-third to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, both inclusive, two hundred and seventy-six dollars. To pay amounts found due by the Auditor for State and other Departments on account of the appropriation for "Enforcement of the Chinese-exclusion Act" for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, five hundred and twenty-nine dollars and seventy-six cents.

FISH COMMISSION: To meet certain liabilities as set forth in House Document Numbered Four hundred and sixty-one, of the present session, being for the service of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, nine hundred and seventy-two dollars and sixty-one cents.

For repairs and improvements to superintendent's residence, Green Lake station, Maine, seven hundred dollars.

Immigration.

W. H. Wilkinson.
Services.

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Chinese exclusion.

Alfred W. Parker.
Payment to.

Fish Commission.

Green Lake, Me.

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Clerks.

Contingent expenses.

Stationery.

Rent.

PROTECTION OF SALMON FISHERIES OF ALASKA: To pay amounts found due by the Auditor for State and other Departments on account of the appropriation for "Protection of salmon fisheries of Alaska." for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one hundred and twenty dollars and seventy-five cents

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL: For the following, for the balance of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four: One clerk of class four; and one copyist, at the rate of nine hundred dollars per annum; in all, one thousand one hundred and twenty dollars and six cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

CONTINGENT EXPENSES: For furniture and repairs, one thousand dollars.

For stationery, for the fiscal years, as follows:

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, five hundred dollars. For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, three hundred and sixty-six dollars and twenty-six cents.

For the rent of buildings and parts of buildings in the District of Columbia, used by the Department of Justice, for fiscal years as follows: For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, two thousand Amount covered in. four-hundred dollars; and the Secretary of the Treasury is directed to cause the amount appropriated for this purpose, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, by the sundry civil appropriation Act of March third, nineteen hundred and three, to be covered into the Treasury;

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Defending suits in claims.

New Jersey State prison. Payment to.

District of Columbia.
Support of prisoners.

New Jersey State prison. Payment to.

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, four hundred dollars. DEFENDING SUITS IN CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES: To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for "Defending suits in claims against the United States." fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one thousand two hundred and four dollars and forty-one cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Defending suits in claims against the United States," for the fiscal years as follows:

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two hundred and eighty-six dollars and fifty cents;

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, eighty-four dollars and twenty-five cents.

PAYMENT TO THE NEW JERSEY STATE PRISON: For payment to the New Jersey State prison for overcoats at the cost of five dollars and fifty cents each, furnished to United States prisoners from New Jersey, Delaware, and Virginia, when discharged during the months of November, December, January, February, and March, during the years eighteen hundred and ninety-eight to nine en hundred and two, inclusive, fifty-five dollars.

SUPPORT OF PRISONERS, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: For expenses for maintenance of the jail of the District of Columbia and for support of prisoners therein, to be expended under the direction of the AttorneyGeneral, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one-half to be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia, one thousand four hundred and forty-one dollars and twenty-six cents.

For payment to the New Jersey State prison for overcoats, at the cost of five dollars and fifty cents each, furnished to United States prisoners from the District of Columbia when discharged during the months of November, December, January, February, and March, during the years eighteen hundred and ninety-seven to nineteen hundred and two, inclusive, one-half of which shall be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia, five hundred and seventy-two dollars.

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