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EXPENSES OF UNITED STATES COURTS.

United States courts.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury District attorneys. on account of the appropriation for "Salaries and expenses of district attorneys, United States courts," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two thousand six hundred and ninety dollars and ninety

one cents.

For fees of clerks, United States courts, for the fiscal year nineteen bundred and three, three thousand dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Fees of clerks, United States courts," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, fifteen thou sand five hundred and sixty-seven dollars and fifty-one cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Fees of clerks, United States courts," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, three thousand. three hundred and fifty-two dollars and fifteen cents. For fees of jurors, fifty thousand dollars.

For rent of rooms for the United States courts and judicial officers, fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two thousand five hundred dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Rent of court rooms, United States courts," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, six thousand two hundred and forty-seven dollars and twenty-four cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation "Rent of court rooms, United States courts," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, twenty dollars. To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Supplies for United States courts," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two thousand six hundred and twenty-two dollars and twelve cents.

For payment of such miscellaneous expenses as may be authorized by the Attorney-General for the United States courts and their officers, including the furnishing and collecting of evidence where the United States is or may be a party in interest, and moving of records, for fiscal years, as follows:

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, sixty thousand dollars. For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, twelve thousand five hundred dollars.

Clerks' fees.

Jurors' fees.
Rent.

Supplies.

Miscellaneous.

Atlanta, Ga.
Construction of pen-

United States penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia: For continuing the construction of the United States penitentiary at Atlanta, Georgia, and itentiary, etc. the wall surrounding same, with the necessary isolation ward, chapel, and other buildings, and for the payment of salaries of necessary employees in connection therewith, and for the payment of architects for services and necessary expenses, two hundred thousand dollars, to remain available until the close of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five, which sum shall be so expended as to give the maximum amount of employment to the inmates of said institution.

POST-OFFICE DEPARTMENT.

OUT OF THE POSTAL REVENUES.

Wrapping paper for facing slips, ten thousand dollars. For wrapping twine and tying devices, thirty thousand dollars. To pay amount found due on account of canceling machines, fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, as certified in House Document Numbered Three hundred and sixty-six, of this session, two hundred and twenty-five dollars.

Post-Office Depart

ment.

Wrapping paper.
Twine.

Canceling machines.

Railway Mail Serv

ice.

clerks modified.

Proviso.

RAILWAY MAIL SERVICE: That the number of clerks appropriated for Classification of in the railway nil service for the current fiscal year is modified so as to allow two thousand six hundred and fifty-six clerks of class two, at not exceeding nine hundred dollars each, and seven hundred and eighty clerks of class one, at not exceeding eight hundred dollars each: Provided, That this change shall be made without increasing the aggregate sum of money appropriated for clerks of the several classes of the railway mail service in the Post-Office appropriation Act of March third, nineteen hundred and three.

Limit of expenditures.

Vol. 32, p. 1172.

Rural free delivery.
Maps.

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RURAL FREE DELIVERY: For map work in the rural free-delivery service, three thousand five hundred dollars.

For labor employed and material used in the preparation of ruralroute maps, for fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, six thousand five hundred dollars.

For pay of carriers in the rural free-delivery service, three hundred thousand dollars.

Pay of laborers at division headquarters, rural free-delivery service, two hundred and five dollars and forty-four cents.

Pay of laborers at division headquarters, post-office inspector service, one thousand three hundred and twenty dollars.

To pay Sterling B. Little, temporary appointee in the rural freedelivery service, salary for the month commencing March seventh, nineteen hundred and three, ninety-three dollars and twenty-six cents. To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury and certified in House Document Numbered Three hundred and sixtysix of this session on account of the rural free-delivery service for fiscal years as follows:

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, eight hundred and forty-six dollars and seventy-five cents.

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, twenty-one thousand and twenty-six dollars and thirty-seven cents.

Incidental expenses, special agents, route inspectors, and so forth: For amount to reimburse the postal revenue of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, being the amount expended in excess of the appropriation, one thousand seven hundred and sixty-five dollars and eighty-three cents.

CLERKS IN POST-OFFICES: Authority is hereby given to use during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, out of the appropriation of two hundred thousand dollars for compensation to substitutes for clerks of first and second class post-offices on vacation, not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars for temporary clerk hire.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury and certified in House Document Numbered Three hundred and sixtysix of this session on account of clerk hire for fiscal years, as follows: For the fiscal year nineteen hundred, forty dollars.

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and one, forty dollars. COMPENSATION OF POSTMASTERS: For amount to reimburse the postal revenues, being the amount retained by postmasters in excess of the appropriation for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, six hundred and fifty-six thousand nine hundred and forty-eight dollars

and seven cents.

CITY FREE-DELIVERY SERVICE: Marine postal service, Detroit, Michigan: For amount to reimburse the postal revenue of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, being the amount expended by postmaster in excess of the appropriation, one hundred and forty-five dollars. To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury and certified in House Document Numbered Three hundred and sixty-six of this session on account of the free-delivery service, for fiscal years as follows:

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and one, five dollars;

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, eleven thousand two hundred and thirty-five dollars and ninety-two cents.

MAIL TRANSPORTATION: To pay amounts set forth in House Documents Numbered Two hundred and sixty and Three hundred and sixty-six, of this session, for inland transportation, as follows:

By railroads, on account of the fiscal year, nineteen hundred and two, one thousand four hundred and eighty-nine dollars and one cent. By railroads, on account of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one thousand four hundred and seventy-two dollars and nine

teen cents.

By star routes, on account of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, five thousand six hundred and one dollars and fourteen cents.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

Mail transportation.

Railroad routes.

Star routes.

Department of Agri culture.

To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for "Contingent expense, Contingentexpenses. Department of Agriculture," for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and

ninety-nine, fifty-four dollars and fifty-four cents.

To supply deficiencies in the appropriations for "Agricultural Experiment stations. experiment stations" for the fiscal years, as follows:

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two hundred and

forty-seven dollars and fifty eight cents.

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, one dollar and twentythree cents.

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

LEGISLATIVE.

To pay to John G. Ames the balance due him for compiling the Comprehensive Index to Government Publications from eighteen hundred and eighty-one to eighteen hundred and ninety-three, authorized by joint resolution of March third, eighteen hundred and ninetyseven, three thousand dollars.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.

For fuel, lights, repairs, and miscellaneous supplies, electric and steam apparatus, reference books, stationery, and all'incidental expenses in connection with the custody, care, and maintenance of said building and grounds, five thousand dollars.

Legislative.

John G. Ames.
Payment to.

Library of Congress.

Fuel, lights, etc.

PUBLIC PRINTING AND BINDING.

Public printing and binding.

For printing and binding for the Department of the Interior, includ- Interior Department. ing its several bureaus and offices, and the Civil Service Commission, forty-two thousand dollars.

The accounting officers of the Treasury Department are hereby authorized and directed to allow and credit in the settlement of the accounts of the Public Printer, on account of the public printing and the public binding for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, such sums as may have been necessarily expended by him, or may, during the current fiscal year, be required for the services, materials, and supplies enumerated in House Document Numbered Sixty-nine, Fiftyeighth Congress, second session.

Materials, etc.

And such accounting officers are also authorized and directed to Furniture, etc. allow such sums as may be required of the unexpended balance of the appropriation "Public printing and binding, nineteen hundred and three," to pay for furniture, shelving, file cases, vault fixtures, and

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so forth, for use in the offices in the Government Printing Office, a set forth in House Document Numbered Seventy-two, Fifty-eightu Congress, second session.

SENATE.

For compensation of officers, clerks, messengers, and others in the service of the Senate, namely, sixteen pages from November ninth to December sixth, inclusive, nineteen hundred and three, one thousand one hundred and two dollars and fifty cents.

The Secretary of the Senate is hereby authorized to pay to the Reverend F. J. Pretty man the salary of Chaplain of the Senate from November the ninth to November the twenty-second and from December the eighth to December the thirty-first, nineteen hundred and three, the same being for services rendered as such Chaplain.

For stationery and newspapers for Senators and for the President of the Senate, and for stationery for committees and officers of the Senate, one thousand dollars.

For expenses maintaining and equipping horses and mail wagons for carrying the mails, one thousand dollars.

For purchase of furniture, one thousand dollars.

For miscellaneous items, exclusive of labor, forty thousand dollars. For fitting up car buildings corner First and B streets southwest, for the use of the folding room of the Senate, three thousand dollars.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

For stationery for members of the House of Representatives, one hundred and twenty-five dollars.

Το pay Members and Delegates the amounts which they certify they have paid or agree to pay for clerk hire necessarily employed by them in the discharge of their official and representative duties, as provided in the joint resolution approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, House resolutions adopted May eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, and January fifteenth, nineteen hundred and two, and the deficiency appropriation Act approved July seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, for the fiscal years as follows:

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, nine thousand two hundred dollars.

For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, eleven thousand six hundred dollars.

For hire of horses, feed, repair of wagon and harness for the Doorkeeper, on account of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, sixtyfive dollars and twenty-five cents.

For furniture and materials for repairs of the same, ten thousand dollars.

For wrapping paper, pasteboard, paste, twine, newspaper wrappers, and other necessary materials for folding, for use of the members of the House, and for use in the Clerk's office and the House folding room (not including envelopes, writing paper, and other paper and materials to be printed and furnished by the Public Printer, upon requisitions from the Clerk of the House, under the provisions of the Act approved January twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, for the public printing and binding), three thousand dollars.

SPANISH TREATY CLAIMS COMMISSION.

To pay the awards made by the Spanish Treaty Claims Commission under the provisions of the Act of March second, nineteen hundred and one, certified to Congress in Document Numbered One hundred and ten of the present session, ten thousand dollars.

For expenses incurred in connection with the taking of testimony Expenses in Cuba. in Cuba in claims now pending before the Commission, five thousand dollars; and said Commission is authorized to employ in Cuba one interpreter and translator at a compensation of two hundred dollars per month.

JUDGMENTS, COURT OF CLAIMS.

Judgments, Court of Claims.

Payments.

For the payment of the judgments rendered by the Court of Claims, reported to Congress at its present session in House Documents Nunibered Two hundred and seventy-five and Three hundred and fiftyeight, one hundred and twenty-six thousand two hundred and ninetythree dollars and twenty-four cents: Provided, That none of the judg- Appeal. ments herein provided for shall be paid until the right of appeal shall have expired.

Proviso.

Bounty for destruc

sels.

R. S., sec. 4635, p. 902.

That the payment, to officers and men severally entitled, of the tion of enemy's vesjudgments herein appropriated for of the Court of Claims for bounty for destruction of enemy's vessels, under section forty-six hundred and thirty-five of the Revised Statutes, be made on settlements by the Auditor for the Navy Department in the manner prescribed by law and Treasury regulations for the payment of prize money, the distribution of such individual share to be in accordance with the orders, rules, and finding of the Court of Claims.

And hereafter in all cases of final judgments and awards rendered against the United States by the Court of Claims, and of final judgments rendered against the United States by the circuit and district courts of the United States, payment thereof under appropriations made by Congress shall be made on settlements by the auditor for the department or branch of the public service having jurisdiction over the subject-matter out of which the claims arose.

JUDGMENTS, UNITED STATES COURTS.

Final judgments.

States courts.
Vol. 24, p. 505.

For payment of the final judgments and decrees, including costs of Judgments, United suit, which have been rendered under the provisions of the Act of March third, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled "An Act to provide for the bringing of suits against the Government of the United States," certified to Congress at its present session by the AttorneyGeneral in House Document Numbered Three hundred and eighty-six of this session, and which have not been appealed, twenty-four thousand four hundred and sixty-nine dollars and fifty-five cents, together with such additional sum as may be necessary to pay interest on the respective judgments at the rate of four per centum per annum from the date thereof until the time this appropriation is made: Provided, Appeal. That none of the judgments herein provided for shall be paid until the right of appeal shall have expired.

JUDGMENTS IN INDIAN DEPREDATION CLAIMS.

Proviso.

Judgments, Indian

For payment of judgments rendered by the Court of Claims in depredation claims. Indian depredation cases certified to Congress at its present session in Senate Documents Numbered Eleven and One hundred and thirty, sixty-five thousand four hundred and forty-six dollars; said judg ments to be paid after the deductions required to be made under the provisions of section six of the Act approved March third, eighteen Deductions. hundred and ninety-one, entitled "An Act to provide for the adjustment and payment of claims arising from Indian depredations," shall have been ascertained and duly certified by the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of the Treasury, which certification shall be made as soon as practicable after the passage of this Act, and such

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