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ARREARS OF PAY, WAR WITH SPAIN: The unexpended balances of the appropriations made for the fiscal years nineteen hundred and four and nineteen hundred and five, for payment of amounts for arrears of pay and allowances on account of service of officers and men of the Army during the war with Spain and in the Philippine Islands, that were chargeable to the appropriations that had been carried to the surplus fund, are hereby reappropriated and made available for payment of all such amounts that may be certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six.

PAYMENT TO LINDLEY C. KENT AND JOSEPH JENKINS: That out of the unexpended balance of the appropriation made for the Port Penn range light, Delaware, there is reappropriated the sum of one thousand four hundred and thirty-one dollars and forty-seven cents, to be paid to Lindley C. Kent and Joseph Jenkins, sureties upon the bond of Frank A. Webb for the faithful performance of his contract for the construction, erection, and delivery of buildings for the new Port Penn light station, Delaware (fourth light-house district), as authorized by the Act approved January thirteenth, nineteen hundred and five, for the relief of said Lindley C. Kent and Joseph Jenkins.

PAYMENTS TO NEW YORK AND PENNSYLVANIA: To pay to the State of New York the sum of one hundred and eighteen thousand five hundred and eighty-five dollars and eighty-four cents and to the State of Pennsylvania two hundred and thirty-six thousand seven hundred and sixty-two dollars and sixty-five cents, said sums being certified to Congress at its present session, in House Document Numbered One hundred and sixty-seven, as having been ascertained to be due said States, respectively, under the provision in the general claims Act approved February twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and five; in all, three hundred and fifty-five thousand three hundred and forty-eight dollars and forty-nine cents.....

$355, 348. 49

COLLECTING INTERNAL REVENUE.

120,000.00

For salaries and expenses of agents, fees and expenses of gaugers, salaries and expenses of storekeepers, and storekeeper-gaugers, and miscellaneous expenses incident to the collection of internal revenue on account of fiscal year nineteen hundred and five, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars ...... ---------- ---------- -------

To pay amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation “Redemption of stamps” (certified claims), five thousand and nine dollars and fifteen cents. ..

To pay amounts certified to be due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation “Refunding taxes illegally collected” (certified claims), sixteen thousand four hundred and sixtyone dollars and thirty-five cents ...

5, 009. 15

16,461. 35

QUARANTINE STATIONS.

The provisions in the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, for the quarantine station at Honolulu, Hawaii, is hereby amended by decreasing the appropriation for construction of a wharf from fifty-five thousand dollars to fifty thousand dollars, and increasing the appropriation for a runway to connect wharf with island from ten thousand dollars to fifteen thousand dollars, so as to read as follows:

For construction of wharf at United States quarantine station, Honolulu, Hawaii, fifty thousand dollars; for a runway to connect wharf with the island, fifteen thousand dollars; for retaining wall around the island, ten thousand dollars; for laundry plant, five thousand dollars;

in all, eighty thousand dollars, which sum shall be expended in such manner and under such plans as will complete in every detail each and every object mentioned in this paragraph.

For the reclamation of Quarantine Island, Honolulu, Hawaii, from the materials now being dredged from the harbor of Honolulu, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, twenty thousand dollars......

$20,000.00

REVENUE-CUTTER SERVICE.

To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for expenses of RevenueCutter Service for the fiscal year ended June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, one thousand two hundred and seventy-seven dollars and fifty-two cents: Provided, That the office of Captain of Engineers in the Revenue-Cutter Service of the United States is hereby abolished from the date of the death of the late incumbent thereof, and that on and after the passage of this Act, the President may select and appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a chief engineer of said service, who has served not less than three years in that grade, as Engineer-in-Chief of the Revenue-Cutter Service, for a period of four years, and no longer, unless reappointed or sooner retired by reason of age or disability; And provided further, That the Engineer-in-Chief thus appointed shall thereafter receive the rank, pay, and allowances, while holding said appointment, that are now or may bereafter be prescribed for a Captain of the Revenue-Cutter Seryice, but nothing herein shall operate to increase the number of Chief Engineers now in the Revenue-Cutter Service....

1, 277.52

PUBLIC BUILDINGS.

228. 01

20.06

Denver, Colorado, mint building: For amount required to meet outstanding obligations incurred as a result of an apparent available balance under the appropriation due to a clerical error, two hundred and twenty-eight dollars and one cent .....

Norwich, Connecticut, post-office: To pay to the Buckley Construction Company the balance due for shelving placed in the vaults of the new post-office building at Norwich, Connecticut, twenty dollars and six cents .------------------------------------------------

Credit in the accounts of George A. Bartlett, disbursing clerk: That the accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, directed to credit in the accounts of George A. Bartlett, disbursing clerk of the Treasury Department, the sum of one hundred and fifteen dollars standing against him on the books of the Treasury, under the following appropriations: Post-office, Pekin, Illinois, thirty-eight dollars and thirty-three cents; United States mint, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, thirty-eight dollars and thirty-three cents; custom-house, Portland, Oregon, thirty-eight dollars and thirty-four cents.

Credit in the accounts of Thomas J. Hobbs, disbursing clerk: That the accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, directed to credit in the accounts of Thomas J. Hobbs, disbursing clerk of the Treasury Department, the sum of twenty-one dollars standing against him on the books of the Treasury under the appropriation “Repairs and preservation of public buildings, nineteen hundred and five."

That the accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, directed to credit in the accounts of Thomas J. Hobbs, disbursing clerk of the Treasury Department, the sum of six hundred dollars standing against him on the books of the Treasury under the appropriation

$2,559. 20

“Repairs and preservation of public buildings, nineteen hundred and five.'

That the accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, directed to credit in the accounts of Thomas J. Hobbs, disbursing clerk of the Treasury Department, the sum of eight hundred and seventyfive dollars standing against him on the books of the Treasury under the appropriation - Heating apparatus for public buildings, nineteen hundred and five.”

That the accounting officers of the Treasury be, and they are hereby, directed to credit in the accounts of Thomas J. Hobbs, disbursing clerk of the Treasury Department, the sum of one thousand four hundred and fifty-four dollars standing against him on the books of the Treasury, under the appropriation “Repairs and preservation of public buildings, nineteen hundred and five.”

Springfield, Illinois, court-house and post-office: For balance due R. F. Kinsella on contract for painting old portion of court-house and post-office at Springfield, Illinois, two thousand five hundred and fiftynine dollars and twenty cents. .......

Treasury building, Washington, District of Columbia: To pay amount found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for annual repairs to Treasury building, Washington, District of Columbia, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, to adjust appropriations, fifty dollars................

Kansas City, Missouri, post-office and court-house: For completion of building under present limit, one hundred and forty thousand dollars...........................................

------------... Nashville, Tennessee, custom-house and post-office: For continuation of extension under present limit, five thousand dollars. ------

Rome, Georgia, post-office: For continuation of building under present limit, five thousand dollars.------------

Los Angeles, California, rent of buildings: For rental of temporary quarters for the accommodation of certain Government officials, and all expenses incident thereto, and for electric current for power purposes, five thousand dollars......

--.-.-.-.-.-.-. Chicago, Illinois, post-office and court-house: For improvements and changes of a general nature, exclusive of furniture, in order to better fit the building for the transaction of the public business, one hundred and thirty-eight thousand dollars.---..

d dollars.---- ----------- -------

50.00

140,000.00

5,000.00 5,000.00

5,000.00

138, 000.00

INDEPENDENT TREASURY.

For paper for interest, transfer, redemption, pension, and other checks and drafts for the use of the Treasurer of the United States, assistant treasurers, pension agents, disbursing officers, and others, two thousand six hundred and fifty-two dollars ----------

2,652.00

MINTS AND ASSAY OFFICES.

137.51

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation “Contingent expenses, mint at San Francisco," fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, one hundred and thirty-seven dollars and fifty-one cents ............

For examinations of mints, expense in visiting mints for the purpose of superintending the annual settlements, and for special examinations, three thousand five hundred dollars .... --:-:--:7.

For freight on bullion and coin, by registered mail or otherwise, between miats and assay offices, fifteen thousand dollars --------

[Total amount under Treasury Department, $2,466,199.96.]

3,500.00

15,000.00

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

$30,000.00

----.-

612.00

PUBLIC SCHOOLS: For fuel, thirty thousand dollars ....

For salaries of janitors for the John W. Ross and Henry T. Blow schools, six hundred and twelve dollars......

Except as otherwise provided, one-half of the foregoing amounts to meet deficiencies in the appropriations on account of the District of Columbia shall be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and one-half from any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

[Total amount under District of Columbia, $30,612.]

INTERSTATE-COMMERCE COMMISSION.

The unexpended balance of the appropriation of seventy-five thousand dollars made in the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five 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, is hereby reappropriated and made available for the purposes of said appropriation during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six.

WAR DEPARTMENT.

200,000.00

ARMY GENERAL HOSPITAL, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: For the construction and completion of an army general hospital in the District of Columbia, upon the site recently acquired for the purpose, within the present authorized limit of cost, two hundred thousand dollars .......................................------------ ----

MILITARY PRISON AT FORT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS: For the following during so much of the last half of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six as may be necessary, namely: For one clerk at the rate of one thousand eight hundred dollars per annum; one clerk at the rate of one thousand four hundred dollars per annum; one clerk at the rate of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum; five foremen of mechanics, at the rate of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum each; one engineer at the rate of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum; one teamster at the rate of seven hundred and twenty dollars per annum; four teamsters, at the rate of three hundred and sixty dollars per annum each; two night watchmen, at the rate of three hundred and sixty dollars per annum each; one fireman at the rate of seven hundred and twenty dollars per annum; extra-duty pay for prison guard, one thousand one hundred and forty dollars; in all, eight thousand seven hundred and forty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary ....... -----------------.

NATIONAL TROPHY AND PRIZES FOR ARMY AND MILITIA: For the purpose of furnishing a national trophy and medals and other prizes to be provided and contested for annually, under such regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of War, said contest to be open to the Army and the National Guard or organized militia of the several States, Territories, and of the District of Columbia, and for the cost of the trophy, prizes, and medals herein provided for, being for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, seven hundred and fifty-six dollars ....

8, 740.00 ascertained under the Act approved April seventh, nineteen hundred and four, and reported to Congress in House Document Numbered Forty-eight of this session, seven thousand four hundred and thirtyone dollars and eighty-eight cents .....

............... .....--------....-------- -... PAYMENT TO INDIANA STATE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE: To pay the Indiana State board of agriculture the actual value of the use, occupation, and damage to their property by the United States military authorities for Government purposes during the war with Spain, as

756.00

----------[Total amount under l'ar Department, $216,927.88.] ,

$7,431. 88

MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT.

PAY DEPARTMENT.

For mileage to officers and contract surgeons, when authorized by law, fifty thousand dollars: Provided, That out of the sum herein appropriated mileage shall be allowed in accordance only with the following rule in cases where the station of an officer is changed while he is on leave of absence, to wit, that he shall be allowed mileage on joining his new station for the distance to the new station from the place where he received the order directing the change: Provided, That the distance is not greater than that from the old station to the new station; but if the distance be greater, he shall be entitled to mileage for a distance equal to that from the old to the new station only, subject to the same restrictions as to the shortest usually traveled routes and compensation over bond or land grant aided roads as now provided by law.

50,000.00

QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT.

20,000.00

REGULAR SUPPLIES: For regular supplies of the Quartermaster's Department, on account of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five, including all objects mentioned under this head in the Army appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and tive, twenty thousand dollars..---------- ---------.. ..........................

BURIAL OF INDIGENT SOLDIERS: For expenses of burying in the Arlington National Cemetery, or in the cemeteries of the District of Columbia, indigent ex-Union soldiers, sailors, and marines of the late civil war and soldiers and sailors of the war with Spain who die in the District of Columbia or in the immediate vicinity thereof, and of such soldiers, sailors, and marines who die in the District of Columbia and are buried in the immediate vicinity thereof, to be disbursed by the Secretary of War, at a cost not exceeding forty-five dollars for such burial expenses in each case, exclusive of cost of grave, on account of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five, five hundred dollars ----

500.00

THE ISTHMIAN CANAL.

To continue the construction of the Isthmian Canal, to be expended under the direction of the President in accordance with an Act entitled "An Act to provide for the construction of a canal connecting the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans," approved June twentyeighth, nineteen hundred and two, as follows:

For miscellaneous material purchases in the United States, one million dollars;

For miscellaneous material purchases on the Isthmus and miscellaneous expenditures, consisting of hotel and hospital and other supplies, transportation of labor from West Indies, four hundred thousand dollars;

For amounts to pay the Panama Railroad Company for material and services, including construction of second main track, two hundred thousand dollars;

For Isthmus pay rolls, two million one hundred thousand dollars;

For salaries, incidental expenses, rents, cable and telegraph service in the United States, covering Washington office, including Commis

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