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For rent of workshops and temporary storage quarters for the National Museum, four thousand five hundred and eighty dollars . ..
For postage stamps and foreign postal cards for the National Museum, five hundred dollars.---------...
-------...--.. [Total amount for National Museum, $240,080.]
NATIONAL ZOOLOGICAL PARK: For continuing the construction of roads, walks, bridges, water supply, sewerage and drainage; and for grading, planting, and otherwise improving the grounds; erecting and repairing buildings and inclosures; care, subsistence, purchase, and transportation of animals; including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees, the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, the printing and publishing of operations, not exceeding one thousand five hundred copies, and general incidental expenses not otherwise provided for, including purchase, maintenance, and driving of horses and vehicles required for official purposes, ninety-five thousand dollars; one half of which sum shall be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half from the Treasury of the United States.
[Total amount under Smithsonian Institution, $922,880.]
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION.
For salaries of Commissioners, as provided by the “ Act to regulate commerce," thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars......
For salary of secretary, as provided by the “Act to regulate commerce," three thousand five hundred dollars..-------- ----......
For all other necessary expenditures, to enable the Commission to give effect to the Act to regulate commerce, and all Acts and amendments supplementary thereto, including the joint resolution “instructing the Interstate Commerce Commission to make examinations into the subject of railroad discriminations and monopolies in coal and oil, and report on the same from time to time," approved March seventh, nineteen hundred and six, two hundred and forty-nine thousand dollars, together with the further sum of one hundred and sixty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, which is hereby transferred to said Commission, and made available for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seven, from the balance of the appropriation of five hundred thousand dollars for the enforcement of "An Act to regulate commerce” and all Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, and other Acts mentioned in said appropriation, made in the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, and reappropriated for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six by the sundry civil appropriation Act, under the Department of Justice; of which sums not exceeding forty-five thousand dollars may be expended in the employment of counsel, and not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars may be expended for the purchase of necessary books, reports, and periodicals, and not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars may be expended for printing other than that done at the Government Printing Office: Provided, That no other part of the sums appropriated in this paragraph for the Interstate Cominerce Commission shall be expended for printing -----
[See also Joint Resolution, p. 482, for additional appropriation of $81.597.33.]
The unexpended balance of the sum of ten thousand dollars appropriated for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-nine by the “Act concerning carriers engaged in interstate commerce and their employees," approved June first, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, which was reappropriated by the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and five, is hereby reappropriated and made available for expenses that may be incurred under said Act during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seven.
249,00000 To enable the Interstate Commerce Commission to keep informed regarding compliance with the “Act to promote the safety of employees and travelers upon railroads," approved March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, including the employment of inspectors to execute and enforce the requirements of the said Act, eighty-five thousand dollars ------
[Total amount for Interstate Commerce Commission, specific, $375,000.]
MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
PAPER FOR INTERNAL-REVENUE STAMPS: For paper for internalrevenue stamps, including freight, sixty-five thousand dollars..--...
PUNISHMENT FOR VIOLATIONS OF INTERNAL-REVENUE LAWS: For detecting and bringing to trial and punishment persons guilty of violating the internal-revenue laws or conniving at the same, including payments for information and detection of such violations, one hundred thousand dollars; and the Commissioner of Internal Revenue shall make a detailed statement to Congress once in each year as to how he has expended this sum, and also a detailed statement of all miscellaneous expenditures in the Bureau of Internal Revenue for which appropriation is made in this Act: Provided, That necessary books of reference and periodicals for the chemical laboratory and law library, at a cost not to exceed five hundred dollars, may be purchased out of the appropriation made for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seven, for salaries and expenses of agents and surveyors, fees and expenses of gaugers, salaries of storekeepers, and for miscellaneous expenses..
CONTINGENT EXPENSES, INDEPENDENT TREASURY: For contingent expenses under the requirements of section thirty-six hundred and fiftythree of the Revised Statutes of the United States, for the collection, safe-keeping, transfer, and disbursement of the public money, and for transportation of notes, bonds, and other securities of the United States, two hundred thousand dollars ....
TRANSPORTATION OF SILVER COIN: For transportation of silver coin, including fractional silver coin by registered mail or otherwise, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars; and in expending this sum the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to transport from the Treasury or subtreasuries, free of charge, silver coin when requested to do so: Provided, That an equal amount in coin or currency shall have been deposited in the Treasury or such subtreasuries by the applicantor applicants. And the Secretary of the Treasury shall report to Congress the cost arising under this appropriation ................
TRANSPORTATION OF MINOR COIN: For transportation of minor coin, twelve thousand dollars; and in expending this sum the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to transport from the Treasury or subtreasuries, free of charge, minor coin when requested to do so: Provided, That an equal amount in coin or currency shall have been deposited in the Treasury or such subtreasuries by the applicant or applicants. And the Secretary of the Treasury shall report to Congress the cost arising under this appropriation .......
RECOINAGE OF GOLD COINS: For recoinage of light-weight gold oins in the Treasury, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, as required by section thirty-five hundred and twelve of the Revised Statutes of the United States, seven thousand dollars... -------------
DISTINCTIVE PAPER FOR UNITED STATES SECURITIES: For distinctive paper for United States securities, including expenses of transportation, salaries of register, assistant register, four counters, five watchmen, one skilled laborer, and of officer detailed from the Treasury as superintendent, three hundred and eight thousand nine hundred dollars ...
SPECIAL WITNESS OF DESTRUCTION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES: For pay of the representative of the public on the committee to witness the destruction by maceration of Government securities, at five dollars per day while actually employed, one thousand five hundred and sixty-five dollars .................................. .-.--.
SEALING AND SEPARATING UNITED STATES SECURITIES: For materials required to seal and separate United States notes and certificates, such as composition rollers, ink, printers' varnish, sperm oil, wiite printing paper, manila paper, thin muslin, benzine, yutta-percha belting, and other necessary articles and expenses, two thousand dollars.
EXPENSES OF NATIONAL CURRENCY: For distinctive paper, including transportation, mill, and other necessary expenses, fifty thousand dollars...-..
-------------- ------------------. CANCELING UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND CUTTING DISTINCTIVE PAPER: For extra knives for cutting machines and sharpening same; and leather belting, new dies and punches, repairs to machinery, oil, cotton waste, and other expenses connected with the cancellation of redeemed United States securities, two hundred dollars. .---.......
CUSTODY OF DIES, ROLLS, AND PLATES: For pay of custodian of dies, rolls, and plates used at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing for the printing of Government securities, namely: One custodian, three thousand dollars; two subcustodians, one at two thousand dollars, and one at one thousand eight hundred dollars; three distributors of stock, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; in all, eleven thousand dollars ........................................
PAY OF ASSISTANT CUSTODIANS AND JANITORS: For pay of assistant custodians and janitors, including all personal services in connection with the care of all public buildings under control of the Treasury Department outside of the District of Columbia, exclusive of marine hospitals, mints, branch mints, and assay offices, one million four hundred and sixty-six thousand six hundred and sixty-six dollars; and the Secretary of the Treasury shall so apportion this sum as to prevent a deficiency therein ..--
GENERAL INSPECTOR OF SUPPLIES FOR PUBLIC BUILDINGS: For one general inspector, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, to be appointed by the President, hy and with the advice and consent of the Senate, three thousand dollars; and for actual necessary expenses, not exceeding two thousand dollars; in all, five thousand dollars.........---.............................---------...--
INSPECTOR OF FURNITURE AND OTHER FURNISHINGS FOR PUBLIC BUILDINGS: To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to employ a suitable person to inspect all public buildings and examine into their requirements for furniture and other furnishings, including fuel, lights, personal services, and other current expenses, two thousand five hundred dollars; and for actual necessary expenses, including expenses of assistant, not exceeding three thousand dollars; in all, tive thousand five hundred dollars -------
....... For assistant inspector of furniture and other furnishings for public buildings, one thousand six hundred dollars ----
FURNITURE AND REPAIRS OF FURNITURE: For furniture and repairs of same, carpets, and gas and electric-light fixtures, for all public buildings, exclusive of marine hospitals, mints, branch mints, and assay offices, under the control of the Treasury Department, and for furniture, carpets, gas and electric-light fixtures for new buildings, exclusive of personal services, except for work done by contract, four hundred and ninety-five thousand four hundred dollars. And all furniture now owned by the United States in other public buildings and in buildings rented by the United States shall be used, so far as practicable, whether it corresponds with the present regulation plan for furniture or not ....
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For furnishing complete in every detail the new custom-house in New York City, two hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars ..--..
FUEL, LIGHTS, AND WATER FOR PUBLIC BUILDINGS: For the purchase of fuel, steam, light, water, water meters, ice, lighting supplies, electric current for light and power purposes, and miscellaneous items for the use of the custodians' forces in the care of the buildings, furniture, and heating, hoisting and ventilating apparatus, and electric-light plants, exclusive of personal service, and for expenses of installing electric-light plants, electric-light wiring, and repairs thereto, in such buildings completed and occupied as may be designated by the Secretary of the Treasury, for all public buildings, exclusive of marine hospitals, mints, branch mints, and assay offices, under the control of the Treasury Department, inclusive of new buildings, one million two hundred thousand dollars. And the appropriation herein made for gas shall include the rental and use of gas governors, when ordered by the Secretary of the Treasury in writing: Provided, That no sum shall be paid as rental for such gas governors greater than thirty-five per centum of the actual value of the gas saved thereby, which saving shall be determined by such tests as the Secretary of the Treasury shall direct. No portion of the amount herein appropriated shall be used for operating a system of pneumatic tubes for the transmission of postal matter ...--------..... .............................
SUPPRESSING COUNTERFEITING AND OTHER CRIMES: For expenses incurred under the authority or with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury in detecting, arresting, and delivering into the custody of the United States marshal having jurisdiction, dealers and pretended dealers in counterfeit money, and persons engaged in counterfeiting Treasury notes, bonds, national-bank notes, and other securities of the United States and of foreign governments, as well as the coins of the United States and of foreign governments, and other felonies committed against the laws of the United States relating to the pay and bounty laws including one thousand dollars to make the necessary investigation of claims for reimbursement of expenses incident to the last sickness and burial of deceased pensioners under section forty-seven hundred and eighteen of the Revised Statutes, the Act of March second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and for no other purpose whatever, except in the protection of the person of the President of the United States, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That no part of this amount be used in defraying the expenses of any person subpænaed by the United States courts to attend any trial before a United States court or preliminary examination before any United States commissioner, which expenses shall be paid from the appropriation for “ Fees of witnesses, United States courts” ASH----------
COMPENSATION IN LIEU OF MOIETIES : For compensation in lieu of moieties in certain cases under the customs revenue laws, twenty thousand dollars ...,
SCALES FOR CUSTOMS SERVICE : For construction and installation of special automatic and recording scales for weighing merchandise, and so forth, in connection with imports at the various ports of entry under direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, twenty-five thousand dollars -------------------
EXPENSES OF LOCAL APPRAISERS' MEETINGS : For defraying the necessary expenses of local appraisers at annual meetings for the purpose of securing uniformity in the appraisement of dutiable goods at different ports of entry, one thousand two hundred dollars ..........
LANDS AND OTHER PROPERTY OF THE UNITED STATES: For custody, care, protection, and expenses of sales of lands and other property of the United States, the examination of titles, recording of deeds, advertising, and auctioneer's fees, two hundred dollars.....
1,200.00 PUBLIC HEALTH AND MARINE-HOSPITAL SERVICE: Expenses of Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service, as follows:
For pay, allowances, and commutation of quarters for commissioned medical officers and pharmacists, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars;
For pay of all other employees, two hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars;
For freight, transportation, and traveling expenses, twenty-five thousand dollars;
For fuel, light, and water, seventy thousand doHars;
For purveying depot, purchase of medical, surgical, and hospital supplies, twenty-seven thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;
For rent of building or floor space for purveying depot in Washton, District of Columbia, three thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;
For maintaining the Hygienic Laboratory, fifteen thousand dollars;
For maintenance of marine-bospital stations, including subsistence, and for all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under special heads, two hundred and forty thousand dollars: Provided, That of this sum, such portion equal in amount to the cost of maintenance and subsistence of any given marine hospital station during the current fiscal year, shall not be expended in case the said hospital station be closed during any part of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven;
For medical examinations, care of seamen, care and treatment of all other persons entitled to relief at other than marine hospitals, and to be used for like purposes as were the tonnage taxes prior to July first, nineteen hundred and six, one hundred and seventy thousand dollars;
For books and journals for use of the Public Health and MarineHospital Bureau during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seven, at a cost not to exceed five hundred dollars;
In all, one million one hundred and eighty-five thousand dollars, of which sum one hundred and ten thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be paid from the permanent appropriation for expenses of regulating immigration .......
---QUARANTINE SERVICE: For the maintenance and ordinary expenses, including pay of officers and employees of quarantine stations at Portland, Maine, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Delaware Breakwater, Reedy Island, Cape Charles and supplemental station, Cape Fear, Savannah, South Atlantic, and Brunswick, Cumberland Sound, Saint Johns River, Biscayne Bay, Key West, Boca Grande, Tampa Bay, Port Inglis, Cedar Key, Punta Rassa, Saint Georges Sound (East and West Pass), Pensacola, Gulf, San Diego, San Pedro and adjoining ports, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Eureka, Columbia River and substations, Port Townsend and supplemental stations, quarantine system of the Hawaiian Islands, and the quarantine system of Porto Rico, three hundred and forty thousand dollars .......
An expenditure of not to exceed five hundred dollars may be incurred during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seven for printing on account of the quarantine service at times when the exigencies of tbat service require immediate action, chargeable to the appropriation “Preventing the introduction and spread of epidemic diseases."
PREVENTION OF EPIDEMICS: The President of the United States is hereby authorized, in case of threatened or actual epidemic of cholera, typhus fever, yellow fever, smallpox, bubonic plague, Chinese plague, or black death, to use the unexpended balance of the sums appropriated and reappropriated by the sundry civil appropriation Act approved March third, nineteen hundred and five, and two hundred thousand dollars in addition thereto, or so much thereof as may be necessary, in
$1, 185, 000.00