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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, post-office, fifteen thousand dollars ......
West Point, Mississippi, post-office, five thousand dollars.-----
Carrollton, Missouri, post-office, ten thousand dollars.---...
Clinton, Missouri, post-office, seven thousand five hundred dollars. -
Independence, Missouri, post-office, ten thousand dollars....

Lexington, Missouri, post-office, seven thousand five hundred dol-
lars.-------------------
Macon, Missouri, post-office, ten thousand dollars ....
Warrensburg, Missouri, post-office, seven thousand five hundred

$15,000.00

5,000.00 10,000.00

7,500.00 10,000.00

7,500.00 10,000.00

dollars..

.........................

7,500.00 20,000.00

7,500.00

7,500.00 20,000.00 10,000.00

....--.-.--.-.-.-.-.--.-.-.-.-.-.-.

-.-..-.-.---..

7,500.00 10,000.00

lars.-------

400,000.00

20, 000.00 15,000.00 10,000.00 20,000.00 15,000.00

150,000.00 15,000.00 10,000.00 25,000.00 16,000.00

Missoula, Montana, post-office, twenty thousand dollars.....

Columbus, Nebraska, post-office, seven thousand five hundred dollars .......

Plattsmouth, Nebraska, post-office, seven thousand five hundred dollars ...-... ------

Keene, New Hampshire, post-office, twenty thousand dollars ......
Concord, North Carolina, post-office, ten thousand dollars...

Henderson, North Carolina, post-office, seven thousand five hundred dollars -------

Highpoint, North Carolina, post-office, ten thousand dollars..---..
Jersey City, New Jersey, post-office, four hundred thousand dol-

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Amsterdam, New York, post-office, twenty thousand dollars ...
Johnstown, New York, post-office, fifteen thousand dollars ....
Malone, New York, post-office, ten thousand dollars ..........
Middletown, New York, post-office, twenty thousand dollars ..--..
North Tonawanda, New York, post-office, fifteen thousand dollars -

Syracuse, New York, post-office and court-house, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars -.. -------------- ----.

.............
Åshtabula, Ohio, post-office, fifteen thousand dollars ...
Delaware, Ohio, post-office, ten thousand dollars ..........
Bradford, Pennsylvania, post-office, twenty-five thousand dollars ..
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, post office, sixteen thousand dollars

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, post-office, twenty-five thousand dol-
Jars.--.-.-.-.-.-.-.--...------------...--.-..---.--.-.--.--.--

Connellsville, Pennsylvania, post-office, twenty thousand dollars ...
Easton, Pennsylvania, post-office, forty-five thousand dollars -----
Greensburg, Pennsylvania, post-office, twenty-five thousand dollars.
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, post-office, one million dollars........

Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, post-office, twenty-five thousand dollars ......................................................

Sewickley, Pennsylvania, post-office, fifteen thousand dollars ...
Shamokin, Pennsylvania, post-office, fifteen thousand dollars
York, Pennsylvania, post-office, seventy-five thousand dollars
Aiken, South Carolina, post-office, ten thousand dollars.....
Cleveland, Tennessee, post-office, five thousand dollars......
San Marcos, Texas, post-office, ten thousand dollars ---
Temple, Texas, post-office, ten thousand dollars..--..
Palestine, Texas, post-office, ten thousand dollars ....
Bellingham, Washington, post-office, twenty thousand dollars

North Yakima, Washington, post-office and land office, fifteen thou-
sand dollars ...
Grafton, West Virginia, post-office, ten thousand dollars...
Hinton, West Virginia, post-office, ten thousand dollars ...
Appleton, Wisconsin, post-office, fifteen thousand dollars ..
Beloit, Wisconsin, post-office, twenty thousand dollars.....
Watertown, Wisconsin, post-office, eight thousand dollars ---
Waukesha, Wisconsin, post-office, ten thousand dollars ....
Lander, Wyoming, post-office, seven thousand five hundred dollars

25,000.00 20,000.00 45,000.00

25, 000.00 1,000,000.00

25,000.00 15,000.00 15, 000.00 75,000.00 10,000.00

5,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 20,000.00

......--

15,000.00 10,000.00 10,000.00 15,000.00 20, 000.00

8,000.00 10,000.00 7,500.00 $10,000.00

40,000.00

10,000.00

200,000.00

Under the provisions and limitations of section twelve of said Act, as follows:

Watertown, New York, post-office, ten thousand dollars -----

Under the provisions and limitations of section thirteen of said Act, as follows:

Richmond, Virginia, post-office and court-house, forty thousand dollars ------..

Under the provisions and limitations of section fourteen of said Act, as follows:

Grand Rapids, Michigan, post-office, court-house, and other Government offices, ten thousand dollars. .---..

Under the provisions and limitations of section fifteen of said Act, as follows:

New Orleans, Louisiana, post-office, court-house, and other Government offices, two hundred thousand dollars . .

Under the provisions and limitations of section sixteen of said Act, as follows:

Atlanta, Georgia, post-office, court-house, and other Government offices, two hundred thousand dollars....

Under the provisions and limitations of section nineteen of said Act, as follows:

Oklahoma City, Territory of Oklahoma, post-office and other Government offices, for purchase of site the sum of thirty thousand dollars of the fifty thousand dollars heretofore appropriated and lapsed is hereby reappropriated .......

Under the provisions and limitations of section twenty of said Act, as follows:

Houston, Texas, post-office, court-house and other Government offices, one hundred thousand dollars...--.

: :- -:--:--:-.. For additional amount for rent of building or buildings, including heat, light, and elevator and janitor service, for the Treasury Department, to be available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seven, eight thousand five hundred dollars ........

For moving furniture and files under the supervision of the chief clerk of the Treasury Department, to be available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seven, six hundred dollars ......

Approved, June 30, 1906.

200,000.00

30,000.00

100,000.00

...........

8,500.00

600.00

Total, Public Buildings Act ......

10,306,600.00

[PUBLIC_No. 157.]

By the Act To withhold from sale a portion of Fort Brady Military Reservation, at

Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That that portion of the military reservation known as Fort Brady, in the city (late village) of Sault Sainte Marie, in the State of Michigan, bounded on the north wy that part of Water street adjacent to the Government park, on the east by Brady street, on the south by Portage avenue, and on the west by Bingham avenue, be, and the same is hereby, reserved from sale under the authority of the Act of Congress authorizing the sale of Old Fort Brady, approved July eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and that the same be set apart for a site for a public building at Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.

Approved, May 12, 1906.

[PUBLIC—No. 158.]

By the Act To amend section forty-three hundred and forty-eight of the Revised

Statutes, establishing great coasting districts of the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section forty-three hundred and forty-eight of the Revised Statutes be, and bereby is, amended to read as follows:

“SEC. 4348. The seacoasts and navigable rivers of the United States and Porto Rico shall be divided into five great districts: The first to include all the collection districts on the seacoasts and navigable rivers between the porthern boundary of the State of Maine and the southern boundary of the State of Texas; the second to consist of the island of Porto Rico; the third to include the collection districts on the seacoasts and navigable rivers between the southern boundary of the State of California and the northern boundary of the State of Washington; the fourth to consist of the Territory of Alaska; the fifth to consist of the Territory of Hawaii.”

SEC. 2. That this Act shall take effect on and after January first, nineteen hundred and seven.

Approved, May 12, 1906.

[PUBLIC—No. 25.]

By the Act To allow the entry and clearance of vessels at San Luis Obispo, Port Har

ford, and Monterey, California.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the collector of customs at San Francisco is hereby authorized to depute an officer of the customs from his collection district to proceed to San Luis Obispo, Port Harford, or Monterey in his district for the purpose of receiving at those places the entries of vessels arriving there in ballast and of clearing them with cargoes of petroleum and its products only in the same manner as if they had proceeded to San Francisco before entry.

Approved, February 24, 1906.

[PUBLIC—No. 143.]

By the Act Relating to the transportation of dutiable merchandise without

appraisement.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the privileges of the first section of the Act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, relating to the transportation of dutiable merchandise without appraisement, be, and the same are hereby, extended to the port of Buffalo, in the State of New York.

Approved, May 3, 1906.

[PUBLIC—No. 144.)

By the Act Extending to the subport of Spokane, in the State of Washington, the

privileges of the seventh section of the Act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, governing the immediate transportation of dutiable merchandise without appraisement.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the privileges of the seventh section of the Act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, governing the immediate transportation of dutiable merchandise without appraisement, be, and the same are hereby, extended tu the subport of Spokane, in the State of Washington.

Approved, May 3, 1906.

[PUBLIC—No. 175.]

By the Act To extend the privileges of the seventh section of the Act approved

June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, to the port of Oswego, New York.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the privileges of the seventh section of the Act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled “An Act to amend the statutes in relation to immediate transportation of dutiable goods, and for other purposes,” be, and the same are hereby, extended to the port of Oswego, in the State of New York.

Approved, May 23, 1906.

ded to the port for other purposen to immediate

TPUBLIC—No. 246.]

By the Act To establish an additional collection district in the State of Texas, and

for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That an additional collection district in the State of Texas shall be, and is hereby, established, to be known as the district of Sabine, to comprise all of that portion of the State of Texas formerly embraced in the district of Galveston and now hereby detached therefrom, beginning on the Gulf of Mexico at the center of the stream of Sabine Pass; thence north with the center of the stream of Sabine Pass to Sabine Lake; thence with the center of the stream of Sabine Lake to a point directly opposite to the Sabine River; thence north with the east shores of the Sabine River to the north boundary line of Shelby County, Texas; thence west to the Neches River; thence down said river with its west shores to a north boundary line of Jefferson County; thence in a westerly direction with the said north boundary line to the east boundary line of Liberty County, Texas; thence south to the Gulf of Mexico; thence in an easterly direction along the Gulf shores to the place of beginning; that Port Arthur, in the county of Jefferson, shall be the port of entry for said district, and Sabine, in the county of Jefferson,

shall be a subport of entry: Provided, That there shall be conveyed to the United States, free of cost, a valid title to the line of water communication between Taylors Bayou and Sabine Pass, known as the Port Arthur Ship Canal, together with a valid title to the existing turning basin and to the artiticial slip on which the lumber dock of the Port Arthur Canal and Dock Company is built; and the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to accept the said waterways as the property of the United States upon the delivery to him of a clear and indefeasible title thereto; and the said waterways shall thereupon become free public waters of the United States, and be subject to the laws heretofore enacted and that may be hereafter enacted by Congress for the maintenance, preservation, protection, and regulation of navigable waters: Provided further, That the company or corporation conveying title to said canal as aforesaid shall also convey to the United States, free of cost, the fee to a strip of land one hundred and fifty feet wide along the westerly margin of the canal, except that where the right of way of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company prevents the transfer of such strip of land along the westerly margin of said canal there shall be conveyed such strip on the easterly margin thereof as may be necessary to make up such one hundred and fifty feet of width, with the reservation that until Congress shall have authorized and provided for the enlargement and widening of said canal the said company or corporation, its successors or assigns, shall have the right to control, occupy, and use the said strip of land and every part thereof in the same manner and to the same extent as before the execution and delivery of the conveyance, and also the right to transfer, lease, sell, quitclaim, or otherwise dispose of said property and every part thereof, subject to the grant made to the United States: And provided further, That this Act shall take effect only when the foregoing requirements shall have been fully complied with to the satisfaction of the Secretary of War. And the charges for the use of said docks and wharves shall be just and reasonable and shall not be greater than charges for similar services at other ports of the United States on the Gulf of Mexico.

SEC. 2. That a collector for the district of Sabine aforesaid shall be appointed by the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate of the United States, who shall hold his office upon the terms and for the time prescribed by law for the like offices in other districts. The said collector shall reside at Port Arthur, the port of entry, and shall receive a salary of one thousand dollars a year in addition to the fees allowed by law, the total compensation not to exceed in the aggregate three thousand dollars.

Sec. 3. That Sabine, in the State of Texas, shall be, and is hereby, made a subport of entry and delivery in the customs district of Sabine, with the privileges of immediate transportation, as defined by section seven of the Act of June tenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, entitled "An Act to amend the Statutes in relation to immediate transportation of dutiable goods, and for other purposes,” being chapter one hundred and ninety, volume twenty-one of the Statutes at Large; that a deputy collector and such other officers of the customs as may be deemed necessary by the Secretary of the Treasury shall be appointed to reside at said subport; and that, subject to the supervision of the collector at Port Arthur, the deputy collector of said subport is hereby authorized to license and enroll, enter and clear vessels, receive entries, collect duties, fees, and other moneys, and generally to perform the functions prescribed by law for collectors of customs, and perform such other services and receive such compensation as in the judgment of the Secretary of the Treasury the exigencies of commerce may require.

Approved, June 19, 1906.

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