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Fourth. For skilled and unskilled labor on the Isthmus, including engineers, conductors, firemen, brakemen, electricians, teamsters, cranesmen, machinists, blacksmiths, and other artisans, and their helpers; janitors, sailors, cooks, waiters, and dairymen, for the departments of contsruction and engineering, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, $6,125,000;
Fifth. For the purchase and delivery of material, supplies, and equipment. including cost of inspecting material and of paying traveling expenses incident thereto, whether on the Isthmus or elsewhere, and such other expenses not in the United States as the commission deems necessary to best promote the construction of the Panama Canal, including the construction in the United States in Government or private yards, in accordance with plans and specifications to be prepared by the Navy Department, and to have a cargo capacity of twelve thousand tons of coal and a speed of at least fourteen knots per hour, two colliers to cost not exceeding $1,000,000 each, and including the payment of damages caused to the owners of private lands, or private property of any kind, by reason of the grants contained in the treaty between the United States and the Republic of Panama proclaimed February twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and four, or by reason of the operations of the United States, its agents or employees, or by reason of the construction, maintenance, operation, sanitation, and protection of the said canal or of the works of sanitation and protection therein provided for, whether compromised by agreement between the claimant and the chairman of the commission or allowed by a joint commission, and the payment for land and land under water as authorized in section three of the Panama Canal Act, for the departments of construction and engineering, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements, and examination of accounts, $5,000,000;
Sixth. For miscellaneous expenditures, cable and telegraph service, stationery and printing, local railway transportation, special trains, including pay-train service; transportation of currency to the Isthmus, recruiting and transporting laborers, transporting employees from the United States, repatriating laborers and employees, actual necessary traveling expenses while on the Isthmus on official business; expenses incident to conducting hearings and examining estimates for appropriations on the Isthmus, and all other incidental and contingent expenses not otherwise provided for, for the departments of construction and engineering, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, $725,000;
Seventh. For pay of the member of the commission in charge of the department of civil administration, of officers and employees, other than skilled and unskilled labor, including foremen, subforemen, watchmen, messengers, and storekeepers, of the departments of civil administration and law, including those necessarily and temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, together with the necessary portion of such sums as shall be paid as water rentals or directly by the Government of Panama for the maintenance of waterworks, sewers, and pavements in the cities of Panama and Colon, $500,000; Eighth. For skilled and unskilled labor for the department of civil administration, the necessary portion of such sums as shall be paid as water rentals or directly by the Government of Panama for the maintenance of waterworks, sewers, and pavements in the cities of Panama and Colon;
Ninth. For material, supplies, equipment, construction and repairs of buildings, and contingent expenses of the departments of civil administration and law, including not exceeding $500 for law books, together with the necessary portion of such sums as shall be paid as water rentals or directly by the Government of Panama for the maintenance of waterworks, sewers, and pavements in the cities of Panama and Colon, $74,000.
Tenth. For pay of the member of the commission in charge, of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor, including hospital dispensers, internes, nurses, attendants, messengers, office boys, foremen and subforemen, watchmen, and stewards, of the department of sanitation on the Isthmus, including those temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, $450,000 ; Eleventh. For skilled and unskilled labor of every grade and kind, for the department of sanitation on the Isthmus, $150,000;
Twelfth. For materials, supplies, equipment, construction and repairs of buildings, medical aid and support of the insane, and of indigent persons permanently disabled, while in the line of duty and in the employ of the Isthmian Canal Commission, from earning a livelihood, and contingent expenses of the depart
ment of sanitation on the Isthmus, including not exceeding $100,000 for the construction of a quarantine station, $300,000;
The foregoing sums, so far as necessary, shall be available for the operation of the canal, for the permanent organization authorized to be established under the Panama Canal Act, for dry docks, repair shops, yards, docks, wharves, warehouses, storehouses, and other necessary facilities and appurtenances for the purpose of providing coal and other materials, labor, repairs and supplies, for office buildings, quarters, and other necessary buildings, for the payment of claims arising out of injuries or deaths of employees, and for the consolidation and preservation of the files of papers and other records which have accumulated or may accumulate during the construction of the canal and needed or useful or having a permanent value or historical interest;
In all, $16,265,393, the same to be immediately available and to continue available until expended: Provided, That all expenditures from the appropriations heretofore, herein, and hereafter made for the construction of the Panama Canal, including any portion of such appropriations which may be used for the construction of dry docks, repair shops, yards, docks, wharves, warehouses, storehouses, and other necessary facilities and appurtenances for the purpose of providing coal and other materials, labor, repairs, and supplies, for the construction of office buildings and quarters, and other necessary buildings, exclusive of fortifications, and exclusive of the amount used for operating the canal and for the permanent organization after the canal is opened for use and operation, shall be paid from or reimbursed to the Treasury of the United States out of the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized in section eight of the said Act approved June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and two, and section thirty-nine of the tariff Act approved August fifth, nineteen hundred and nine. Except in cases of emergency, or conditions arising subsequent to and unforeseen at the time of the passage of this Act, and except for those employed in connection with the construction of permanent quarters, offices and other necessary buildings, dry docks, repair shops, yards, docks, wharves, warehouses, storehouses, and other necessary facilities and appurtenances, for the purpose of providing coal and other materials, labor, repairs and supplies, and except for the permanent operating organization under which the compensation of the various positions is limited by section four of the Panama Canal Act, there shall not be employed at any time during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fourteen under any of the foregoing appropriations for the Panama Canal, any greater number of persons than are specified in the notes submitted respectively in connection with the estimates for each of said appropriations in the annual Book of Estimates for said year, nor shall there be paid to any of such persons during that fiscal year any greater rate of compensation than was authorized to be paid to persons occupying the same or like positions on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and twelve; and all employments made or compensation increased because of emergencies or conditions so arising shall be specifically set forth, with the reasons therefor, by the chairman of the commission in his report for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fourteen.
In cases of emergencies arising subsequent to and unforeseen at the time of submitting the annual estimates to Congress, ten per centum of the foregoing amounts shall be available interchangeably for expenditure on objects named; but not more than ten per centum shall be added to any one item of the appropriation.
No part of the foregoing appropriations for the Panama Canal shall be applied to the payment of allowances for longevity service, or lay-over days other than such as may have accumulated under existing orders of the commission, prior to July first, nineteen hundred and nine.
FORTIFICATIONS, PANAMA CANAL.
For the following for fortifications and armament thereof for the Panama Canal, to be immediately available and to continue available until expended, namely:
Surveys: For detailed surveys of the areas on the Canal Zone required for military purposes, including the cost of marking permanently the boundaries of such areas, $12,000;
Purchase of land: For the purchase of land on the Canal Zone required for military purposes, $50,000;
Seacoast batteries: For the construction of seacoast batteries on the Canal Zone, $2,365,000;
Electric light and power plants: For the purchase and installation of electric light and power plants for the seacoast fortifications on the Canal Zone, $173,000;
Searchlights: For the purchase and installation of searchlights for the seacoast fortifications on the Canal Zone, $285,000;
Sanitary clearing: For sanitary clearing, filling, and drainage in vicinity of camps, posts, and defensive works on the Canal Zone, as follows: Margarita Island
For filling swamp in rear defensive works, $180,000;
For clearing and improving permanent post site and drill ground at Miraflores, $30,000;
Armament of fortifications: For the purchase, manufacture, and test of seacoast cannon for coast defense, including their carriages, sights, implements, equipments, and the machinery necessary for their manufacture at the arsenals, to cost ultimately not to exceed $2,506,000, $1,000,000: Provided, That the Chief of Ordnance is authorized to transfer to and use in the fortifications of the Panama Canal one sixteen-inch gun and carriage, procured, or to be procured, out of appropriations heretofore made under armament of fortifications for continental United States;
For the purchase, manufacture, and test of ammunition for seacoast cannon, including the necessary experiments in connection therewith, and the machinery necessary for its manufacture at the arsenals, $575,000;
Fire control: For the construction of fire-control stations and the purchase and installation of accessories therefor, $200,000;
In all, specifically for fortifications and armament thereof for the Panama Canal, $4,870,000.
The Secretary of War is authorized and directed to cause to be prepared and submit to Congress on or before December fifteenth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, complete plans for, and detailed estimates of, barracks and quarters for the mobile army and seacoast artillery on the Canal Zone and in the Hawaiian Islands.
SEC. 2. That all funds collected by the government of the Canal Zone from rentals of public lands and buildings in the Canal Zone and the cities of Panama and Colon, and from the zone postal service, and from court fees and rines, and collected or raised by taxation in whatever form under the laws of the government of the Canal Zone, are hereby appropriated until and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, as follows: The revenues derived from the postal service to the maintenance of that service; the remaining revenues, including any balances unexpended in prior years, after setting aside a miscellaneous and contingent fund of not exceeding ten thousand dollars, to the maintenance of the public-school system in the zone; to the construction and maintenance of public improvements within the zone; to the maintenance of the administrative districts; and for the expenses of the subdivisions of the Canal Zone after they are established under section seven of the Panama Canal Act; to the maintenance of Canal Zone charity patients in the hospitals of the Isthmian Canal Commission, and to the maintenance of administrative district prisoners. A detailed and classified statement of all receipts and expenditures without the duplication of items under this paragraph shall be submitted to Congress after the close of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fourteen.
SEC. 3. That hereafter the head of each executive department and other Government establishment shall, on or before July first in every fiscal year, designate from among the officials employed therein one person whose duty it shall be to supervise the classification and compilation of all estimates of appropriations, including supplemental and deficiency estimates to be submitted by such department or establishment. In the performance of their duties persons so designated shall have due regard for the requirements of all laws respecting the preparation of estimates, including the manner and time of their submission through the Treasury Department to Congress; they shall also, as nearly as may be practicable, eliminate from all such estimates unnecessary words and make uniform the language commonly used in expressing purposes or conditions of appropriations.
SEC. 6. That all sums appropriated by this Act for salaries of officers and employees of the Government shall be in full for such salaries for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fourteen, and all laws or parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act are repealed.
SEC. 7. That section eight of the District of Columbia appropriation Act, approved June twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and twelve, shall not take effect or be operative during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fourteen except to the extent that it prohibits the payment of membership fees or dues in societies or associations: Provided, That during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fourteen expenses of attendance of officers or employees of the Government at any meeting or convention of members of any society or association shall be incurred only on the written authority and direction of the heads of executive departments or other Government establishments or the Government of the District of Columbia; and a detailed statement of all such expenses incurred from June thirtieth until December first, nineteen hundred and thirteen, shall be submitted to Congress on or before January first, nineteen hundred and fourteen.
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE PANAMAPACIFIC INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION.
There shall be exhibited at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, to be held at San Francisco in nineteen hundred and fifteen, such articles and materials as illustrate the function and administrative faculty of the Government of the United States tending to demonstrate the nature and growth of our institutions, their adaptation to the wants of the people, and the progress of the Nation in the arts of peace and war; and the President is authorized to provide for the collection and exhibition of such articles and materials under the direction of a board, which is hereby created, to be known as the Government Exhibit Board, which shall be composed of three members to be named by the President from persons in the executive departments, who after consultation with the heads of the executive departments and the Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, the Isthmian Canal Commission, the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Civil Service Commission, the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, the American National Red Cross, the Commission of Fine Arts, the Librarian of Congress, the Public Printer, the Governor of Porto Rico, the Governor of Alaska, the Governor of Hawaii, and the United States Geographic Board, shall determine, the nature, character, and extent of the exhibits to be made, and shall be charged with the selection, purchase, preparation, safe-keeping, exhibition, and return of such articles and materials as said board may decide shall be exhibited. Before any obligations are incurred of any nature, said board shall have arranged the scope of such exhibits so as to provide for the collection, exhibition, and return of such articles and materials at a cost, which together with all other expenses herein authorized, shall not exceed the amount hereinafter appropriated. The President shall designate one member of said board as chairman, and from persons in the employ of the United States Government may designate a secretary and a disbursing officer for said board, and may also detail such other persons, including officers of the Army and Navy as he may deem necessary to assist said board. All officers and employees of the Government who may be detailed as aforesaid shall receive no compensation in addition to their regular salaries, but shall be allowed their actual and necessary traveling expenses, together with a per diem in lieu of subsistence, to be fixed by the Secretary of the Treasury, but in no case to exceed $5 per day while necessarily absent from their homes engaged upon the business of the board. Any officer of the Army or Navy so detailed shall receive this allowance in lieu of the transportation and mileage now allowed him by law. Any provision of law which may prohibit the detail of persons, in the employ of the United States to other service than that which they customarily perform, shall not apply to persons detailed to duty in connection with said Panama-Pacific International Exposition. Employees of the board not otherwise employed by the Government shall be entitled to such compensation as the board may determine: Provided, That compensation shall not be paid to any such employee at a rate in excess of $3,000 per annum. The disbursing officer shall give bond in the sum of $30,000 for the faithful performance of his duties, said bond to be approved by the Secretary of the Treasury. The Secretary of the Treasury shall advance to said officer from time to time, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, a sum of money from the appropriation herein made for the governmental participation in the exposition, not exceeding at any one time the penalty of his bond, to enable him to pay the expenses of exhibition as authorized by the exhibit board.
Suitable buildings for the housing of all said exhibits shall be provided by the Panama Pacific International Exposition Company without expense of any kind to the Government of the United States.
For the purpose of inaugurating, installing, maintaining, and returning said Government exhibits, together with all other expenses of every kind connected therewith, $500,000. Said sum shall be paid by the Secretary of the Treasury from time to time under such regulations as he may prescribe.
The President of the United States is authoried to detail three civilian officers or employees from the executive departments as members of a commission which is hereby constituted as the National Exposition Commission, one of said commissioners who shall be the chairman of said commission, shall be detailed from the Department of State. Vacancies in said commission shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments. Each commissioner shall receive in addition to his original compensation his actual necessary traveling expenses and an allowance of $10 per day in lieu of subsistence. Said commissioners may appoint a secretary at $2,500 per annum, and the sum of $15,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, may be expended for clerical, office, and other necessary and actual expenses of said commission.
Said commission shall be authorized and empowered to act as a board of arbitration to settle and determine any and all disputes arising between the commissioners of foreign Governments and the directors of said PanamaPacific International Exposition, whenever a formal request for such action is made by any foreign commissioner; and said National Exposition Commission shall represent the Government of the United States at said exposition in the reception and care of persons officially representing foreign Governments.
Said National Exposition Commissioners shall be detailed not earlier than July first, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and their term of service as said commissioners shall not extend beyond July first, nineteen hundred and sixteen, and the President may terminate said commission at any time after January first, nineteen hundred and sixteen.
Approved, June 23, 1913. [38 Stat., 71, 77.]
An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply urgent deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes, namely:
OFFICE OF AUDITOR FOR WAR DEPARTMENT.
The money accounts of the Panama Canal, under the Panama Canal Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Statutes at Large, volume thirty-seven, page five hundred and sixty), shall continue to be audited by the Auditor for the War Department.
Approved, October 22, 1913. [38 Stat., 209.]
Joint Resolution For recognition of the services of the late David Du B. Gaillard, lieutenant colonel, Corps of Engineers, United States Army, as a member of the Isthmian Canal Commission, and for the relief of Mrs. Katherine Davis Gaillard.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is hereby authorized to pay, out of moneys appropriated for the salaries of the members of the Isthmian Canal Commission, to Katherine Gaillard, widow of David Du B. Gaillard, lieutenant colonel, Corps of Engineers, United States Army, late an Isthmian Canal commissioner, an amount equal to the salary for one year, as a member