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CHAPTER SIXTEEN.

Fees.

FEES OF ATTORNEYS, SOLICITORS, AND PROCTORS.

Sec. 825.
Fees in revenue cases, and in suits on official bonds.

An annual appropriation for fees of the district attorney for the southern district of New York, under this section, is made by the sundry civil appropriation act, that for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1904, being by Act March 3, 1903, c. 1007, § 1, 32 Stat. 1142. The application of the section to other district attorneys is superseded by the provisions for payment to them of salaries and other compensation, instead of fees, contained in Act May 28, 1896, c. 252, 88 6–8, 14-18, set forth in Comp. St. 1901, pp. 611-613, 617.

CLERKS' FEES.

Sec. 828.

Clerks' fees.

No more than one dollar is to be received from any attorney in connection with his admission to practice in a circuit or district court, by a provision of Act June 28, 1902, c. 1301, 1, set forth below.

Sec. 833.
Semi-annual returns of fees by district attorneys, marshals, and clerks.

The provisions of this section, so far as applicable to clerks of district courts and circuit courts, may be regarded as superseded by the similar provisions of Act June 28, 1902, c. 1301, § 1, set forth below.

Fees authorized to be paid to district attorneys and marshals are required, by Act May 28, 1896, c. 252, § 6, Comp. St. 1901, p. 611, to be paid to the clerk of the court having jurisdiction, and by him covered into the treasury of the United States; but this requirement does not apply to the office of the United States district attorney and his assistants for the southern district of New York or for the District of Columbia, by a proviso annexed to section 24 of said Act May 28, 1896, c. 252, set forth in Comp. St. 1901, p. 618.

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ACT JUNE 28, 1902, c. 1301, $ 1. Semi-annual returns of fees by clerks; naturalization fees; fees on admission of attorneys.

That each clerk of the district and circuit courts shall, on the first days of January and July of each year, or within thirty days thereafter, make to the Attorney-General, in such form as he may prescribe, written returns for the half year ending on said days, respectively, of all fees and emoluments of his office of every name and character, and of all necessary expenses of his office, including necessary clerk hire, together with the vouchers for the payment of the same for such last half year; and the word “emoluments” shall be understood as including all amounts received in connection with the

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admission of attorneys to practice in the court, all amounts received for services in naturalization proceedings, whether rendered as clerk, as commissioner, or in any other capacity, and all other amounts received for services in any way connected with the clerk's office: Provided further, That no amount in excess of one dollar shall be received from any attorney in connection with his admission to practice in a circuit or district court.

Act June 28, 1902, c. 1301, § 1, 32 Stat. 475.

These are provisos annexed to an appropriation for clerks' fees in the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, cited above. They may be regarded as superseding the provisions of Rev. St. $ 833, in their application to clerks of the district and circuit courts.

Simil provisions for annual returns of fees and emoluments and for the rendering and settlement of accounts by the clerk of the Supreme Court and the clerks of the circuit courts of appeals, contained in previous statutes, are set forth in Comp. St. 1901, pp. 651-652.

Fees reccived by clerks for naturalization are required to be paid orer by a provision of Act March 15, 1998, c. 68, § 8, set forth in Comp. St. 1901, p. 651.

Sec. 846. [As amended 1875.)
Accounts of district attorneys, etc., to be certified to by district judge.

The usual annual appropriation for investigation of official acts, records, and accounts of officers, mentioned in the note under this section in Comp. St. 1901, p. 618, is repeated in the sundry civil appropriation acts for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1903, and June 30, 1904, Act June 28, 1902, c. 1301, § 1, 32 Stat. 474, and Act March 3, 1903, c. 1007, § 1, 32 Stat. 1140.

JURORS' FEES.
Sec. 852.
Fees of grand and petit jurors.

The per diem compensation of jurors is three dollars a day, by Act
June 21, 1902, c. 1138, set forth below.

ACT JUNE 30, 1879, c. 52, & 2.
[Superseded. Act June 21, 1902, c. 1138.)

This provision, fixing the per diem pay of jurors at two dollars, is superseded by Act June 21, 1902, c. 1138, set forth below

ACT JUNE 21, 1902, c. 1138.
An Act to Fix the Fees of Jurors in the United Staces Courts.

(32 Stat. 396.)
Per diem compensation of grand and petit jurors.

Be it enacted, &c., That on and after the passage of this Act the per diem pay of each juror, grand or petit, in any court of the United States, shall be three dollars a day instead of two dollars a day as now provided by law

Act June 21, 1902, c. 1138, 32 Stat. 396.

The provision referred to in this act as fixing the per diem pay of jurors at two dollars is Act June 30, 1879, c. 52, § 2, Comp. St. 1901, p. 656.

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN.

Procedure.

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. Sec. 1014. Offenders against the United States, how arrested and removed for trial.

The provisions of this section are to apply for the removal of fugitives charged with crime nst the United States, to or from the Philippine Islands, by Act Feb. 9, 1903, c. 529, set forth below.

ACT FEB. 9, 1903, c. 529.
An Act to Provide for the Removal of Persons Accused of Crime

to and from the Philippine Islands for Trial. (32 Stat. 806.) Offenders against the United States, removal to or from Philippine

Islands. Be it enacted, &c., That the provisions of section ten hundred and fourteen of the Revised Statutes, so far as applicable, shall apply throughout the United States for the arrest and removal therefrom to the Philippine Islands of any fugitive from justice charged with the commission of any crime or offense against the United States within the Philippine Islands, and shall apply within the Philippine Islands for the arrest and removal therefrom to the United States of any fugitive from justice charged with the commission of any crime or offense against the United States. Such fugitive may, by any judge or magistrate of the Philippine Islands, and agreeably to the usual mode of process against offenders therein, be arrested and imprisoned, or bailed, as the case may be, pending the issuance of a warrant for his removal to the United States, which warrant it shall be the duty of a judge of the court of first instance seasonably to issue, and of the officer or agent of the United States designated for the purpose to execute. Such officer or agent, when engaged in executing such warrant without the Philippine Islands, shall have all the powers of a marshal of the United States so far as such powers are requisite for the prisoner's safe-keeping and the execution of the warrant.

Act Feb. 9, 1903, c. 529, 32 Stat. 806.
Rev. St. $ 1014, mentioned in this act, is set forth in Comp. St. 1901,

p. 716,

Sec. 2. [Relates to application of Rev. St. SS 5278, 5279, to Philippine Islands.]

This section makes the provisions of Rev. St. 88 5278, 5279, which relate to extradition of fugitives from justice of a State or Territory, applicable to the Philippine Islands, which are to be deemed a Territory within the meaniug of those provisions. It is set forth post, under Title LXVI, “Extradition.”

CHAPTER TWENTY.

The Court of Claims-Organization and Sessions.

Sec. 1049

Judges.

The salary of the chief justice of the Court of Claims is $6,500 a year, and of each of the other judges thereof $6,000 a year, by Act Feb. 12, 1903, c. 547, set forth ante, under chapter 12 of this Title.

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE.

The Court of Claims—Jurisdiction, Powers, and Procedure.

Sec. 1059.
Jurisdiction.

Jurisdiction is conferred upon the Court of Claims of all claims against
the United States arising out of the payment of customs duties to the
inilitary authorities in the island of Porto Rico upon articles imported
froin the several States, from April 11, 1899, to May 1, 1900, and the
court is empowered and directed to enter judgment against the United
States, for the amounts of such duties paid, with interest, and on the
certification of such judgments payment thereof is authorized, by Act
April 29, 1902, c. 610, post, under Title XXXIII, “Duties upon Imports."

(FRENCH SPOLIATION CLAIMS.)

ACT MARCH 3, 1899, c. 426, § 1. Awards to next of kin of persons adjudicated bankrupts; certificate by court that personal representative represents next of kin.

The provision of this act set forth in Comp. St. 1901, p. 751, is repeated in the similar act for the year next following, Act May 27, 1902, c. 887, 32 Stat, 218.

[INDIAN DEPREDATION CLAIMS.)

ACT MARCH 3, 1891, c. 538, $ 6.
Judgments to be charged against Indian tribes; payment.

Appropriations for payment of judgments rendered by the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases are accompanied by provisions that said judgments are to be paid after the deductions required by this section “shall have been ascertained and duly certified by the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of the Treasury, which certification shall, be made as soon as practicable after the passage of this Act, and such deductions shall be made according to the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, having due regard to the educational and other necessary requirements of the tribe or tribes affected; and the amounts paid shall be reimbursed to the United States at such times and in such proportions as the Secretary of the Interior may decide to be for the interests of the Indian Service." Act Feb. 14, 1902, c. 17, 32 Stat. 27. Act July 1, 1902, c. 1351, 32 Stat. 584. Act March 3, 1903, c. 1006, 32 Stat. 1070.

[CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE A.]

[Court of Frivate Land Claims.]

ACT MARCH 3, 1891, c. 539, § 19.
Time when court shall cease.

This section as ameuded by Act April 17, 1900, c. 192, to provide that the Court of Private Land Claims shall cease on June 30, 1902, is further amended, so as to continue the court to June 30, 1904, by the successive amendatory provisions set forth below.

ACT APRIL 28, 1902, c. 594, & 1.
Time when court shall cease extended.

That section nineteen of an Act entitled "An Act to establish a Court of Private Land Claims and to provide for the settlement of private land claims in certain States and Territories," approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, as amended in legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and one, approved April seventeenth, nineteen hundred, be, and the same is hereby, further amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 19. That the powers and functions of the court established by this Act shall cease and determine on the thirtieth day of June, nineteen hundred and three, and all papers, files, and records in the possession of the said court belonging to any other public office of the United States shall be returned to such office, and all other papers, files, and records in the possession of or appertaining to said court shall be returned to and filed in the Department of the Interior."

Act April 28, 1902, c. 594, § 1, 32 Stat. 170.

This is a provision of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1903, cited above.

Art March 3, 1891, c. 539, $ 19, amended by this provision, is set forth in Comp. St. 1901, p. 776. That section is further amended by a provision of Act March 3, 1903, c. 1007, § 1, set forth below.

ACT MARCH 3, 1903, c. 1007, $ 1.
Time when court shall cease further extended; preference of cases

pending in appellate courts, and of surveys. That section nineteen of an Act entitled “An Act to establish a Court of Private Land Claims and to provide for the settlement of private land claims in certain States and Territories," approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, as amended in legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and one, approved April seventeenth, nineteen hundred, be, and the same is hereby, further amended to read as follows: "Sec.

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