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CHAP. 1405.-An Act Making appropriations for the Depart. Mar. 3, 1905. ment of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nine. (H. R. 18329. ] teen hundred and six.
138.] (Weather Bureau, salaries and general expenses in
33 Stats. L.,
pt. 1, p. 861. Ilawaiian Islands; Agricultural Experiment Stations, II awaii. See pp. 224, 225.)
CHAP. 1407.-An Act Making appropriations for the diplomatic Mar. 3, 1905. and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, [H. R. 18468.) nineteen hundred and six.
140.] (Relief and protection of American seamen.
33 Stat. L., 225.)
See p. pt. 1, p. 915.
CHAP. 1443.--An Act To provide for the investigation of lep- Mar. 3, 1905. rosy, with special reference to the care and treatment of lepers (11. R. 16914.] in Hawaii.
176.] Be it enacted by the Senate and IIouse of Representatives 33. Stats., L.,
pt. . of the United States of America in Congressassembled, That
Hawaii. when the Territorial government of Hawaii shall cede to Leprosy hosthe United States in perpetuity a suitable tract of land pital at Moloone mile square, more or less, on the leper reservation at tablished. Molokai, Hawaii, there shall be established thereon a hospital station and laboratory of the Public Health and Marįne-Hospital Service of the United States for the study of the methods of transmission, cause, and treatment of leprosy.
SEC. 2. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he Buildings. is hereby, authorized to cause the erection upon such site of suitable and necessary buildings for the purposes of this Act, at a cost not to exceed the sum herein appro- Cost. priated for such purpose.
Sec. 3. That for the purposes of this Act the Surgeon- Treatment of General, through his accredited agent, is authorized to patients. receive at such station such patients afflicted with leprosy as may be committed to his care under legal authorization of the Territory of Hawaii, not to exceed forty in number to be under treatment at any time, said patients to remain under the jurisdiction of the said Surgeon-General, or his agent, until returned to the proper authorities of Hawaii.
Sec. 4. That the Surgeon-General of the Public Health Medical and Marine-Hospital Service of the United States is au-cers, etc. thorized to detail or appoint, for the purposes of these investigations and treatment, such medical officers, acting assistant surgeons, pharmacists, and employees as may be necessary for said purpose. Sec. 5. That the sum of one hundred thousand dollars
Appropria is hereby appropriated, from any money in the Treasury tion for buildnot otherwise appropriated, for the erection of necessary tenance. buildings and other equipment; and fifty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for maintenance and pay of all officers and employees during the
fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six.
Sec. 6. That the Surgeon-General of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service shall, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, make and adopt regulations for the administration and government of the hospital station and laboratory and for the management and treatment of all patients of such hospital.
SEC. 7. That when any commissioner or noncommisofficers de- sioned officer of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital
Service is detailed for duty at the leprosarium herein provided for, he shall receive, in addition to the
and allowances of his grade, one-half the pay of said grade and such allowances as may be provided for by the Surgeon-General of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury.
Extra pay to
Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1465.--An Act To amend sections fifty-six, eighty, and [H. R. 18641.] eighty-six of “An Act to provide a government for the Territory [Public, No. of Hawaii,” approved April thirtieth, nineteen hundred.
198.] 33 Stats. L., pt. 1, p. 1035. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
officials of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That of municipali- section fifty-six of an Act of the Congress of the United Appointment States of America entitled "An Act to provide a governor election of. ment for the Territory of Hawaii," approved April thir
tieth, nineteen hundred, be, and the same is hereby, amended by the addition of the following: “and all officials thereof shall be appointed or elected, as the case may be, in such manner as shall be provided by the governor and legislature of the Territory."
SEC. 2. That section eighty of the aforesaid Act is fice, etc.
hereby amended by the addition of the following: “Provided, however, That nothing in this section shall be construed to conflict with the authority and powers conferred
by section fifty-six of this Act as herein amended." Supreme Sec. 3. That section eighty-six of the aforesaid Act be United States. amended by adding the following at the end of said secAppeals, etc.. tion : “Provided, That writs of error and appeals may
also be taken from the supreme court of the Territory of Hawaii to the Supreme Court of the United States in all cases where the amount involved, exclusive of costs, exceeds the sum or value of five thousand dollars.”
Sec. 4. That this Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Tenure of of
Court of the
Mar. 3, 1905.
CHAP. 1481.-An Act Making appropriations for the naval [H. R. 18467.)
service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred [Public, No. and six, and for other purposes.
214.] 33 Stats. L., pt. 1, p. 1092. (Naval station, Hawaii; For repairs of barracks, Ma
rine Corps, Hawaii. See pp. 69, 71.)
CHAP. 1482.-An Act Making appropriations for the construc- Mar. 3, 1905. tion, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers [II. R. 18809.] and harbors, and for other purposes.
33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives pt. 1, p. 1117." of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums of money be, and are hereby, appro- harborss appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not priations. otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named:
Improving harbor at Honolulu, Hawaii: In accord-Honolulu, ance with the report and surveys made by the land department of the government of the Sandwich Islands prior to annexation and the further report of Lieutenant Slattery, two hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That Proriso. a contract or contracts may be entered into for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute said work, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate two hundred thousand dollars in excess of the amount herein appropriated. The amounts herein appropriated and authorized may be expended upon sections one, two, and three, it being the intention to provide first for the completion of section one, and the Secretary of War is authorized and directed to cause a resurvey of said harbor to be made.
Harbor at Hilo, Island of Hawaii, with a view to the construction of a breakwater along Blonde Reef to Cocoanut Island.
CHAP. 1483.-An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil Mar. 3, 1905. expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thir- [H. R. 18969. ] tieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for other purposes.
216.] (Bringing home remains of officers, soldiers, and civil- 33. Stats..., ian employees of the Army. See p. 72.)
(Quarantine service, Hawaiian Islands; For surveys, Hawaiian Islands; Courts. See pp. 226–228.)
Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1484.-An Act Making appropriations to supply defie' [H. R. 19150. lciencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thir[Public, No. tieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for prior years, and for other 217.)
purposes. 33 Stats. L., pt. 1, p. 1214.
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 the same are hereby, appropri
ated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise Deficiencies appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations appropriations. for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five and for prior
years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:
K. Odo and T. Murakami.
To refund to K. Odo and T. Murakami amounts collected from them erroneously on merchandise imported into the port of Honolulu, Hawaii, in September, nineteen hundred and two, and covered into the Treasury as a fine, which has been since remitted, five hundred and fifty-four dollars and eighty cents.
• Expenses of regulating immigration :" And provided further, That nothing contained in the sundry civil appropriation Act, approved March third, nineteen 'hun
dred and three, making appropriation for the establishHonolulu, ment of an immigration station at Honolulu, Hawaii,
shall be construed to prevent payment of the cost of the furniture and equipments required for said station from the permanent appropriation for “ Expenses of regulating immigration."
ISTHMIAN CANAL ZONE.
FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION.
CHAP. 1485.—An Act Making appropriation for the support of Apr. 23, 1904. the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hun- [H. R. 10670.] dred and five, and for other purposes.
[Public, No. (Retired enlisted men, allowance for service in Pana- 33 Stats. L., ma; Increased pay. See pp. 54, 55.)
pt. 1, p. 259.
CHAP. 1630.-An Act Making appropriations to supply defi- Apr. 27, 1904. ciencies in the appropriation for the fiscal year ending June thir- [H. R. 15054.] tieth, nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for [Public, No. other purposes.
33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives pt. 1, p. 394. of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Deficiencies the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:
To pay William B. Turner for completing the table of William B. contents and preparing an index to the Report of the Payment to. Isthmian Canal Commission and appendices thereto, three hundred dollars.
To pay G. C. Lodge for translating document entitled 4. C. Lodge. Compagnie Nouvelle du Canal de Panama," as authorized by Senate resolution of February second, nineteen hundred and four, thirty-four dollars and fifty cents.
CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE STATE AND
(For determining the most practicable route for canal across the Isthmus of Panama. See p. 82.)
Sec. 5. (Chinese exclusion laws reenacted. See p. 219.)