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CONTINGENT EXPENSES, FOREIGN MISSIONS. To enable the President to provide, at the public expense, all such stationery, blanks, records, and other books, seals, presses, flags, and signs as he shall think necessary for the several embassies and legations in the transaction of their business, and also for rent, postage, telegrams, furniture, messenger service, compensation of kavasses, guards, dragomans, and porters, including compensation of interpreter, guards, and Arabic clerk at the consulate at Tangiers, and the compensation of dispatch agents at London, New York, and San Francisco, and for traveling and miscellaneous expenses of embassies and legation, and for printing in the Department of State, and for loss on bills of exchange to and from embassies and legations, two hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.....

$225,000.00

STEAM LAUNCH FOR LEGATION AT CONSTANTINOPLE.

Hiring of steam launch for use of the legation at Constantinople, one thousand eight hundred dollars..

1,800.00

GROUND RENT OF LEGATION AT TOKYO, JAPAN.

Annual ground rent of the legation at Tokyo, Japan, for the year ending March fifteenth, nineteen hundred and seven, two hundred and fifty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.---...........

250.00

REPAIR OF CONSULAR BUILDING AT TAHITI, SOCIETY ISLANDS.
For rebuilding the American consular building at Tahiti, Society
Islands, five thousand three hundred and seventy-one dollars and forty-
five cents.......

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ANNUAL EXPENSES OF CAPE SPARTEL LIGHT, COAST OF MOROCCO.

Annual proportion of the expenses of Cape Spartel and Tangiers Light on the coast of Morocco, including loss by exchange, three hundred and twenty-five dollars.........

325. 00

BRINGING HOME CRIMINALS. Actual expenses incurred in bringing home from foreign countries persons charged with crime, seven thousand dollars.--

7,000.00

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RESCUING SHIPWRECKED AMERICAN SEAMEN. Expenses which may be incurred in the acknowledgment of the services of masters and crews of foreign vessels in rescuing American seamen or citizens from shipwreck, four thousand five hundred dollars..

4,500.00

EXPENSES UNDER THE NEUTRALITY ACT.

'To meet the necessary expenses attendant upon the execution of the neutrality Act, to be expended under the direction of the President, pursuant to the requirement of section two hundred and ninety-one of the Revised Statutes, eight thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary .............--.--.-.-.-.-.-.--.-.-............

8,000.00

EMERGENCIES ARISING IN THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE.

To enable the President to meet unforeseen emergencies arising in the diplomatic and consular service, and to extend the commercial and other interests of the United States, to be expended pursuant to the

requirement of section two hundred and ninety-one of the Revised Statutes, ninety thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary ------ ............

$90,000.00

ALLOWANCE TO WIDOWS OR HEIRS OF DIPLOMATIC OFFICERS WHO DIE

ABROAD.

Payment, under the provisions of section seventeen hundred and forty-nine of the Revised Statutes of the United States, to the widows or heirs at law of diplomatic or consular officers of the United States dying in foreign countries in the discharge of their duties, five thousand dollars...-..----------------------..-.-.-.-.-. -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.

5,000.00

TRANSPORTING REMAINS OF DIPLOMATIC OFFICERS, CONSULS, AND

CONSULAR CLERKS TO THEIR HOMES FOR INTERMENT.

Defraying the expenses of transporting the remains of diplomatic and consular officers of the United States, including consular clerks, who have died or may die abroad or in transit, while in the discharge of their official duties, to their former homes in this country for interment, and for the ordinary and necessary expenses of such interment, at their post or at home, five thousand dollars..--

5,000.00

INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

Contribution to the maintenance of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures for the year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, in conformity with the terms of the convention of May twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, the same, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be paid, under the direction of the Secretary of State, to said Bureau, on its certificate of apportionment, two thousand three hundred and six dollars and ninety-three cents .--.-.--.--..------------------ --.--.-.--. -.-.-.-.-.-.-.

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INTERNATIONAL BUREAU FOR PUBLICATION OF CUSTOMS TARIFFS.

To meet the share of the United States in the annual expense for the year ending March thirty-first, nineteen hundred and seven, of sustaining the International Bureau at Brussels for the translation and publication of customs tariffs, one thousand five hundred dollars; this appropriation to be available on April first, nineteen hundred and six, pursuant to convention proclaimed · December seventeenth, eighteen hundred and ninety .................-----------................

1,500.00

INTERNATIONAL (WATER) BOUNDARY COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND

MEXICO.

To enable the commission to continue its work under the treaties of eighteen hundred and eighty-four and eighteen hundred and eightynine, fifteen thousand dollars..

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15,000.00

INTERNATIONAL BUREAU AT BRUSSELS FOR REPRESSION OF THE AFRI

CAN SLAVE TRADE.

To meet the share of the United States in the expenses of the special bureau created by article eighty-two of the general act concluded at Brussels, July second, eighteen hundred and ninety, for the repression of the African slave trade and the restriction of the importation into and sale in a certain defined zone of the African Continent of firearms, ammunition, and spirituous liquors, for the year nineteen hundred and seven, one hundred dollars.......

100.00

INTERNATIONAL PRISON COMMISSION. For subscription of the United States as an adhering member of the International Prison Commission, and the expenses of a commissioner, including preparation of reports, two thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary......

$2,000.00

INTERNATIONAL GEODETIC ASSOCIATION FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF

THE EARTH.

To enable the Government of the United States to pay, through the American embassy at Berlin, its quota as an adhering member of the International Geodetic Association for the Measurement of the Earth, one thousand five hundred dollars.

1,500.00

5,000.00

REPAIRS TO LEGATION AND CONSULAR PREMISES. To enable the Secretary of State to keep in repair the legation and consular premises owned by the Government of the United States and occupied by its agents, five thousand dollars.

INTERNATIONAL UNION OF AMERICAN REPUBLICS. Commercial Bureau of American Republics, thirty-six thousand dollars: Provided, That any moneys received from the other American Republics for the support of the Bureau, or from the sale of the Bureau publications, from rents, or other sources shall be paid into the Treasury as a credit in addition to the appropriation, and may be drawn therefrom upon requisitions of the Secretary of State for the purpose of meeting the expenses of the Bureau: And provided further, That the Public Printer be, and is hereby, authorized to print an edition of the Monthly Bulletin, not to exceed five thousand copies, for distribution by the Bureau every month during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven....

36,000.00 and indefinite.

INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF THE PERMANENT COURT OF ARBITRATION.

To meet the share of the United States in the expenses for the year nineteen hundred and five of the International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, created under article twenty-two of the convention concluded at The Hague, July twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, for the pacific settlement of international disputes, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars........

1, 250.00

INTERNATIONAL RAILWAY CONGRESS.
To pay the quota of the United States as an adhering member of the
International Railway Congress for the year nineteen hundred and
seven, four hundred dollars ....

400.00

INTERNATIONAL SANITARY BUREAU. For the annual share of the United States for the maintenance of the International Sanitary Bureau for the year nineteen hundred and seven, two thousand eight hundred and thirty dollars and seventy-nine

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REPORTS RELATIVE TO THE WORK OF THE JOINT HIGH COMMISSION.

For the preparation of reports and material necessary to enable the Secretary of State to utilize and carry on the work partly performed by the Joint High Commission of eighteen hundred and ninety-eight,

for the settlement of questions between the United States and Great Britain relating to Canada, ten thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary -------------------------

$10,000.00

BOUNDARY LINE, ALASKA AND CANADA. To enable the Secretary of State to mark the boundary, and make the surveys incidental thereto, between the Territory of Alaska and the Dominion of Canada in conformity with the award of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal and existing treaties, twenty-five thousand dollars, together with the unexpended balance of the previous appropriation for this object ---

25,000.00

BOUNDARY LINE, UNITED STATES AND CANADA For the more effective demarcation and mapping of the boundary line between the United States and the Dominion of Canada, near the forty-fifth parallel, from the Richelieu River to Halls Stream, as established by the Commissioners of eighteen hundred and forty-two to eighteen hundred and forty-eight, under the treaty of Washington of August ninth, eigbteen hundred and forty-two, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State, and to be immediately available and continue available until expended, twenty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary -.

20,000.00

SAINT JOHN RIVER COMMISSION.

For the expenses of a joint commission, to be constituted if the Gov. ernment of Great Britain concurs, to investigate and report upon the conditions and uses of the Saint John River, and to make recommendations for the regulation of the use thereof by the citizens and subjects of the United States and Great Britain, according to the provisions of treaties between the two countries, twenty thousand dollars .........

20,000.00

CONSULAR BUILDINGS IN CHINA, KOREA, AND JAPAN.

The Secretary of State shall report to Congress at its next session a plan in detail covering provisions for the purchase of ground and the erection of buildings for consular offices in China, Korea, and Japan, and estimates shall be submitted for the same, showing the amount required at each place, the total sum for all such buildings not to exceed one million dollars.

PURCHASE OF LEGATION PREMISES IN CONSTANTINOPLE, TURKEY.

For the purchase of the buildings and grounds now occupied by the legation of the United States in Constantinople, Turkey, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary ...

[Total amount for contingent and Other Expenses, Diplomatic Service, $645,134.17.]

SCHEDULE B.

150,000.00

SALARIES, CONSULAR SERVICE.

For salaries of consuls-general, consuls, and consular inspectors, as provided for in the Act approved April fifth, nineteen hundred and . six, entitled “An Act to provide for the reorganization of the consular service of the United States," as follows: Salaries of consuls-general, two hundred and ninety-seven thousand five hundred dollars; consuls, seven hundred and thirty-five thousand five hundred dollars; consular

inspectors, twenty-five thousand dollars. Total, one million and fiftyeight thousand dollars [See pp. 697-700.] ---

........... $1,058, 000.00 For salary of consul-general at Boma, Kongo Free State, class five, four thousand five hundred dollars.....

4,500.00 For salary of consul at Calgary, Canada, class nine, two thousand dollars ...

2,000.00

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EXPENSES OF CONSULAR INSPECTORS.

For the actual and necessary traveling and subsistence expenses of consular inspectors while traveling and inspecting under instructions from the Secretary of State, fifteen thousand dollars.. .--...-..

15,000.00

SCHEDULE C.

SALARIES OF CONSULAR CLERKS.

Ten consular clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each, twelve thousand dollars; and three consular clerks, at one thousand dollars each, three thousand dollars; total, fifteen thousand dollars...

15,000.00

ALLOWANCES FOR CLERK HIRE AT UNITED STATES CONSULATES.

For allowance for clerk hire at consulates as follows:
London, four thousand five hundred dollars;
Paris, four thousand dollars;

Habana and Liverpool, three thousand dollars each, six thousand dollars;

Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, and Shanghai, at two thousand five hundred dollars each, seven thousand five hundred dollars;

Hongkong and Yokohama, at two thousand two hundred dollars each, four thousand four hundred dollars;

Berlin, Bordeaux, Bradford, Canton, Cape Town, Manchester, and Seoul, at one thousand eight hundred dollars each, twelve thousand six hundred dollars;

Southampton, one thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars;

Antwerp, Bahia, Brussels, Hamburg, Kobé, Lyons, Monterey, Montreal, Ottawa, Para, Pernambuco, Rotterdam, and Santos, at one thousand five hundred dollars each, nineteen thousand five hundred dollars;

Barmen, Birmingham, Bremen, Chemnitz, Coburg, Colon, Crefeld, Dawson, Frankfort, Havre, Marseilles, Panama, and Vienna, at one thousand two hundred dollars each, fifteen thousand six hundred dollars;

Belfast, Calcutta, Cairo, Dresden, Glasgow, Guayaquil, Naples, Nottingham, Nuremburg, Plauen, Pretoria, Reichenberg, Saint Gall, Sheffield, Singapore, Sydney (New South Wales), Toronto, and Vera Cruz, at one thousand dollars each, eighteen thousand dollars;

Annaberg, Beirut, Buenos Ayres, Burslem, Dundee, Edinburgh, Genoa, Kingston (Jamaica), Leipsic, Mainz, Mannheim, Maracaibo, Melbourne, Messina, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Palermo, Port au Prince, Prague, Rome, Santiago de Cuba, Smyrna, Stockholm, Tangier, Vancouver, and Victoria, at eight hundred dollars each, twenty thousand dollars;

Aix la Chapelle, Chihuahua, Ciudad Juarez, Ciudad Porfirio Diaz, Halifax, and Lucerne, at six hundred and forty dollars each, three thousand eight hundred forty dollars;

Cologne, Constantinople, Cork, Florence, Huddersfield, Liege, Munich, Odessa, Tampico, Zittau, and Zurich, at six hundred dollars each, six thousand six hundred dollars;

Cienfuegos and Kehl, at five hundred dollars each, one thousand dollars;

Munine, Const.dred fort hundreds

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