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Sec. 5. That section one of the Act of Congress approved April twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and two, entitled " An Act to prohibit the coming into and to regulate the residence within the United States, its Territories, and all territory under its jurisdiction, and the District of Columbia, of Chinese and persons of Chinese descent," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

“Ai laws in force on the twenty-ninth day of April, Laws reen: nineteen hundred and two, regulating, suspending, or pro- limitation. hibiting the coming of Chinese persons or persons of Chinese descent into the United States, and the residence of such persons therein, including sections five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, thirteen, and fourteen of the Act entitled 'An Act to prohibit the coming of Chinese laborers into the United States, approved September thirteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, be, and the same are hereby, reenacted, extended, and continued, without modification, limitation, or condition; and said laws shall also apply to the island territory under the jurisdiction of the United States, and prohibit the immigration of Chinese laborers, not citizens of the United States, from such island territory to the mainland territory of the United States, whether in such island territory at the time of cession or not, and from one portion of the island territory of the United States to another portion of said island territory: Provided, however, That said laws shall Proriso. not apply to the transit of Chinese laborers from one mitted in island to another island of the same group; and any sions. islands within the jurisdiction of any State or the District of Alaska shall be considered a part of the mainland under this section."

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(Dry dock, Havana, Cuba; Military storės, Philippines; Repairs of barracks, Marine Corps, Guam and Philippines; Supplies, Marine Corps, Guam; Repairs and preservation at Naval Yard, Guam. See p. 62.)

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CHAP. 1762.-An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil Apr. 28, 1904, expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thir- [H. R. 14416.] tieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes.

[Public, No.

194.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 33 Stats, L.,

pt1, . tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, Sundry civil appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, for propriations." the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, namely:

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UNDER THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

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QUARANTINE SERVICE. Maintenance. For the maintenance and ordinary expenses, including pay of officers and employees of quarantine stations at

quarantine system of the Hawaiian Islands, and the quarantine system of Porto Rico,

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UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

AND LABOR.

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COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.

Survey of For every expenditure requisite for and incident to the jurisdiction of survey of the coasts of the United States and of coasts United States. under the jurisdiction of the United States, including the

survey

of rivers to the head of tide water or ship navigation; deep-sea soundings, temperature and current observations along the coast and throughout the Gulf Stream and Japan Stream flowing off the said coasts; tidal observations; the necessary resurveys; the preparation of the Coast Pilot; continuing researches and other work relating to physical hydrography and terrestrial magnetism and the magnetic maps of the United States and adjacent waters, and the tables of magnetic declination, dip, and intensity usually accompanying them, astronomical and gravity, observations; and including compensation, not otherwise appropriated for, of persons employed in the field work, in conformity with the regulations for the government of the Coast and Geodetic Survey adopted by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor; for special examinations that may be required by the Light-House Board or other proper authority;

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FOR FIELD EXPENSES: For surveys and necessary resurveys of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, including the coasts of outlying islands under the jurisdiction of the United States, to be immediately available, and to continue available until expended : Provided, That not more than twenty-five thousand dollars of this amount shall be expended on the coasts of the beforementioned outlying islands, seventy thousand dollars.

For surveys and necessary resurveys of the Pacific coast, including the Hawaiian Islands and Alaska and other coasts on the Pacific Ocean under the jurisdiction of the United States, to be immediately available, and to continue available until expended, one hundred and seven thousand five hundred dollars.

For continuing researches in physical hydrography relating to harbors and bars, and for tidal and current

observations on the coasts of the United States, or other coasts under the jurisdiction of the United States, six thousand four hundred dollars.

For offshore soundings and examination of reported Coast Pilot. dangers on the coasts of the United States, and of coasts under the jurisdiction of the United States, and to continue the compilation of the Coast Pilot, and to make special hydrographic examinations, and including the employment of such pilots and nautical experts in the field and office as may be necessary for the same, fifteen thousand dollars.

For continuing magnetic observations and to establish Magnetic ob. meridian lines in connection therewith in all parts of the United States, and for making magnetic observations in other regions under the jurisdiction of the United States, including the purchase of additional magnetic instruments, and the lease of sites where necessary and the erection of temporary magnetic buildings; for continuing the line of exact levels between the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts; for furnishing points to State surveys, to be stoints to applied as far as practicable in States where points have not been furnished; for determinations of geographical positions, and for continuing gravity observations, fifty thousand dollars.

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UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

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MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

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INSULAR AND TERRITORIAL AFFAIRS: For defraying the Insular, etc., necessary expenses incurred in the conduct of insular and affairs. other territorial matters and affairs within the jurisdiction of the Department of Justice, including the payment of necessary employees at the seat of government or elsewhere, to be selected and their compensation fixed by the Attorney-General, and to be expended under his direction, twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That estimates under this appropriation shall hereafter be Future estisubmitted under Legislative, Executive and Judicial expenses

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(Bringing home the remains of officers and soldiers who die abroad and civil employees of the Army who die abroad and soldiers who die on transports. See p.

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FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION.

Feb. 8, 1905. [H. R. 9493.]

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CHAP. 550.-An Act To amend the Act of February eighth,

eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled “An Act to prevent [Public, No. the carrying of obscene literature and articles designed for inde33 Stats. L., cent and immoral use from one State or Territory into another pt. 1, p. 705. State or Territory," so as to prevent the importation and exporta

tion of the same.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representa

tives of the United States of America in Congress assemObscene liter- bled, That the Act of February eighth, eighteen hundred ature, etc.

and ninety-seven, entitled “An Act to prevent the carrying of obscene literature and articles designed for indecent and immoral use from one State or Territory into another State or Territory," be, and hereby is, amended so as to

read: Sending by “ It shall be unlawful for any person to deposit with panies, etc., un- any express company or other common carrier for car

riage from one State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia into any other State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, or

from any place in or subject to the jurisdiction of the Provisions United States to a foreign country, or from any place in ports and ex-or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States through

a foreign country to any place in or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, or who shall cause to be brought into any place in or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States from any foreign country, any obscene, lewd, or lascivious book, pamphlet, picture, paper, letter, writing, print, or other matter of indecent character, or any article or thing designed or intended for the prevention of conception, or procuring of abortion, or any written or printed card, letter, circular, book, pamphlet, advertisement, or notice of any kind giving information, directly or indirectly, where, how, or of whom, or by what

means any of the hereinbefore-mentioned articles, matters, Punishment or things may be obtained or made; and any person who ploegender and shall knowingly deposit, or cause to be deposited, with any

express company or other common carrier for carriage from one State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory of the United States, or for carriage from any place in or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to a foreign country, or from any place in or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States through any foreign country, to any

place in or subject to the jurisdiction of the United States,
or who shall take from such express company or other com-
mon carrier with intent to sell, distribute, or circulate any
matter or thing herein forbidden to be deposited for car-
riage shall for each offense, upon conviction thereof, be
fined not more than five thousand dollars or imprisoned at Penalty.
hard labor not more than five years, or both, at the dis-
cretion of the court."

CHAP. 720.–An Act To prevent the use of devices calculated to Feb. 21, 1905. convey the impression that the United States Government certifies [H. R. 15578.] to the quality of gold or silver used in the arts.

[Public, No.

86.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 33 Stats., L.,

pt. 1, p. 732. tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be unlawful for any person, partner United States ship, association, or corporation engaged in commerce Stamping among the several States, Territories, District of Colum-words of, on

gold, etc., unbia, and possessions of the United States, or with any lawful. foreign country, to stamp any gold, silver, or goods manufactured therefrom, and which are intended and used in such commerce, with the words “ United States assay,' or with any words, phrases, or devices calculated to convey the impression that the United States Government has certified to the fineness or quality of such gold or silver, or of the gold or silver contained in any of the goods manufactured therefrom. Each and every such stamp shall constitute a separate offense. SEC. 2. That every person, partnership, association, or Penalty for

violation. corporation violating the provisions of this Act, and every officer, director, or managing agent of such partnership, association, or corporation having knowledge of such violation and directly participating in such violation or consenting thereto, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, be punished with a fine of not more than five thousand dollars or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both, at the discretion of the court.

SEC. 3. That any gold, silver, or goods manufactured Seizure, fortherefrom after the date of the passage of this Act, bearing any of the stamps, words, phrases, or devices prohibited to be used under section one hereof, and being in the course of transportation from one State to another, or to or from a Territory, the District of Columbia, or possessions of the United States, shall be forfeited to the United States, and may be seized and condemned by like proceedings as those provided by law for the forfeiture, seizure, and condemnation of property imported into the United States contrary to law.

feiture, etc.

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