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Mar. 2, 1905. CHAP. 1307.–An Act Making appropriation for the support of [H. R. 17473.) the
7473.] the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hun[Public, No. dred and six.
127.] 33 Stats. L., (See p. 65.) pt. 1, p. 827.
Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1402.-An Act Making appropriations for fortifications [H. R. 17094.1
Wote and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the pro[Public, No. curement of heavy ordnance for trial and service, and for other
33 Stats. L. purposes. pt. 1, p. 845.
(Fortifications in insular possessions. See p. 68.)
Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1405.–An Act Making appropriations for the Depart
28.1 ment of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nine[Public, No. teen hundred and six.
138.) 33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representapt. 1, p. 861. .
e tives of the United States of America in Congress assomAgriculturalbled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, propriations." appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury of the
United States not otherwise appropriated, in full compensation for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, for the purposes and objects hereinafter expressed namely:
SALARIES, WEATHIER BUREAU: * * * in the West Indies or on adjacent coasts, in the Hawaiian Islands,
General ex. GENERAL EXPENSES, WEATHER BUREAU: Every expen
diture requisite for and incident to the establishment, Maintenance. equipment, and maintenance of meteorological observa
tion stations in the United States, in the West Indies or on adjacent coasts, in the Hawaiian Islands, * * *
BUREAU OF CHEMISTRY.
ory LABORATORY, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: * * * Sugar and To investigate the chemical composition of sugar and starcha - producing plants.^^ starch-producing plants in the United States and its pos
sessions, and, in collaboration with the Weather Bureau and agricultural experiment stations, to study the effects of environment upon the chemical composition of sugar and starch-producing plants.
BUREAU OF SOILS.
Soil INVESTIGATIONS: * * *
* * * to investigate the soils and conditions of tobacco growth in Cuba, Sumatra, and other tobacco-competing countries;
Alaska, Ha. waii, and Porto
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATIONS:
* * * and the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby au- stations. thorized to expend forty-eight thousand dollars of which sum to establish and maintain agricultural experiment stations in the Territories of Alaska, Hawaii, and Porto vale Rico, including the erection of buildings, the printing (in Rico. Hawaii and Porto Rico), illustration, and distribution of reports and bulletins: Provided, That not more than fif- Pin teen thousand dollars shall be expended for the maintenance of such stations in any one of said Territories, except in the case of Alaska, where three thousand dollars additional may be used for the purchase and introduction of live stock for experimental purposes; and the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to sell such products as are obtained on the land belonging to the agricultural experiment stations in Alaska, Hawaii, and. Porto Rico, and to apply the moneys received from the sale of such products to the maintenance of said stations, and this fund shall be available until used; * * *
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.
140.1 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-p
33 Stats. L.,
e nepresero- pt. 1, p. 915. tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, Diplomatic
and consular severally appropriated, in full compensation for the diplo- appropriations. matic and consular service for the fiscal year ending
June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely:
RELIEF AND PROTECTION OF AMERICAN SEAMEN. Relief and protection of American seamen in foreign Relief of countries, and shipwrecked American seamen in the Ter-men, ritory of Alaska, in the Hawaiian Islands, Porto Rico,
and the Philippine Islands, thirty thousand dollars, or so · much thereof as may be necessary.
Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1481.-An Act Making appropriations for the naval [H. R. 18467.) om
67.] service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hun[Public, No. dred and six, and for other purposes.
214.] 33 Stats. L., (Naval Station, Cavite, P. I.; Naval Station, San Juan, pt. 1, p. 1092.
P. R.; Naval Station, Guam; Naval Station, Tutuila, Samoan Islands; Naval Station, Olongapo, P. I.; Repairs of barracks, Marine Corps, Alaska, Porto Rico, Hawaii, Philippine Islands, and Guam. See pp. 69–71.)
Mar. 3. 1905. CHAP. 1483.--An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil [H. R. 18969.) expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June Public, No. thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for other purposes.
216.) 33 Stats. L. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representapt. 1, p. 1156. tives of the United States of America in Congress assem
Sundry civil bied, That the following sums be, and the same are propriations. hereby, appropriated, for the objects hereinafter ex
pressed, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, namely:
pressed, toppropriately in sums
Quarantine QUARANTINE SERVICE: For the maintenance and ordiservice. Maintenance. nary expenses, including pay of officers and employees of
quarantine stations at * * * quarantine system of the Hawaiian Islands, and the quarantine system of Porto Rico, three hundred and forty thousand dollars.
UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.
Coast and For every expenditure requisite for and incident to the
"survey of the coast of the United States and of coasts
under the jurisdiction of the United States, including Survey of the survey of rivers to the head of tide water or ship navijurisdiction of gation; deep-sea soundings, temperature and current obUnited States.
S. servations along the coast and throughout the Gulf
Stream and Japan Stream flowing off the said coast; tidal observations; the necessary resurveys; the preparation of the Coast Pilot; continuing researches and other work Coast Pilot. 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 LightHouse Board or other proper authority; * * *
*. FOR FIELD EXPENSES: For surveys and necessary re- Field exsurveys 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, Proviso. That not more than twenty-five thousand dollars of this tations. amount shall be expended on the coasts of the beforementioned outlying islands, seventy thousand dollars.
For surveys and necessary resurveys of the Pacific Pacific coast. 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: Provided, That Proviso: this appropriation be available for the transportation to etc., of Filiand from Manila and employment in the office at Wash-pos ington of not to exceed three Filipinos at any one time, 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 einployment of such pilots and nautical experts in the field and offices as may be necessary for the same, fifteen thousand dollars.
For continuing magnetic observations and to establish Magnetic obmeridian 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 Points to be applied as far as practicable in States where points State surveys.
have not been furnished; for deteriminations of geographical positions, and for continuing gravity observations, fifty thousand dollars.
UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
INSULAR AND TERRITORIAL AFFAIRS: For defraying the necessary expenses incurred in the conduct of insular
and other territorial matters and affairs within the jurisInsular, etc., diction of the Department of Justice, including the pay
ment 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 Proviso.esti direction, twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That
estimates under this appropriation shall hereafter be submitted in detail under Legislative, Executive, and Judicial expenses.
UNITED STATES COURTS.
(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. 72.)
Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1484.-An Act Making appropriations to supply defi[H. R. 19150.) concies in
9130.] ciencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thir[Public, No. tieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for prior years, and for
33 Stats. L., other purposes. pt. 1, p. 1214. (Survey for wagon road and military trail, Alaska;
Dry dock, Havana, Cuba. See p. 73.).