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For purchase and delivery of material, supplies, and equipment for the construction and engineering and administration departments on the Isthmus of Panama, nine million thirty-two thousand eight hundred and fourteen dollars and twenty-four cents;

To continue the reequipment of the Panama Railroad, to be disbursed directly under the Isthmian Canal Commission, one million dollars; no part of said sum shall have been so expended until the obligation of the Panama Railroad Company for the full amount thereof and drawing four per cent interest payable to the United States shall have been delivered to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States and by him accepted.

For miscellaneous expenditures, cable and telegraph service, stationery and printing, and traveling and incidental expenses on the Isthmus for the construction and engineering and administration departments, four hundred and thirtyfour thousand five hundred and fifty dollars;

For pay of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor in the service of the government of the Canal Zone, six hundred thousand dollars;

For skilled and unskilled labor in the service of the government of the Canal Zone, fifty thousand dollars ;

For material, supplies, equipment, new buildings, and contingent expenses for account of the government of the Canal Zone, three hundred and eighteen thousand two hundred dollars;

For pay of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor engaged in the health and sanitation department on the Isthmus, five hundred and fifty thousand dollars ;

For skilled and unskilled labor engaged in the health and sanitation department on the Isthmus of Panama, five hundred and seventy-nine thousand and sixty-eight dollars;

For material, supplies, equipment, new buildings, and contingent expenses of the health and sanitation department on the Isthmus, eight hundred and twentytwo thousand three hundred and sixty-seven dollars and fifteen cents;

In all, twenty-five million four hundred and fifty-six thousand four hundred and fifteen dollars and eight cents: Provided, That all expenditures from the appropriation herein made for the Isthmian Canal shall be paid from, or reimbursed to the Treasury of the United States out of, the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized in section eight of the said Act approved June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and two.

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An Act Making appropriations to supply, deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal

year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for prior years, and for other purposes.

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SEC. 4. The provisions of an Act entitled “An Act relating to the limitations of the hours of daily service of laborers and mechanics employed upon the public works of the United States and of the District of Columbia,” approved August first, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, and of an Act entitled “An Act making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for prior years, and for other purposes," approved February twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and six, shall not apply to unskilled alien laborers and to the foremen and superintendents of such laborers, employed in the construction of the Isthmian Canal within the Canal Zone.

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Approved, June 30, 1906. [34 Stat., 669.]

Joint Resolution To provide for the printing of sixteen thousand copies of Senate Docu

ment Numbered One hundred and forty-four, Fifty-ninth Congress, second session.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be printed sixteen thousand copies of Senate Document Numbered One hundred and forty-four, Fifty-ninth Congress, second session, being a special message of the President of the United States concerning the Panama Canal, to be accompanied by a map to be pre

pared under the direction of the Joint Committee on Printing, five thousand copies for the use of the Senate, eleven thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives to be distributed through the folding room. The plates owned by and in the possession of the Isthmian Canal Commission, shall be used in printing the said document hereunder so far as the Isthmian Canal Commission owns or controls the free use of the necessary plates.

Approved, January 16, 1907. [34 U. S. Stats., 1418, 1419.]

An Act To regulate the immigration of aliens into the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

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SEC. 33. That for the purpose of this Act the term “United States” as used in the title as well as in the various sections of this Act shall be construed to mean the United States and any waters, territory, or other place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, except the Isthmian Canal Zone: Provided, That if any alien shall leave the Canal Zone and attempt to enter any other place under the jurisdiction of the United States, nothing contained in this Act shall be construed as permitting him to enter under any other conditions than those applicable to all aliens.

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An Act Making appropriations for the Diplomatic and Consular Service for the fiscal

year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, severally appropriated, in full compensation for the Diplomatic and Consular Service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely:

RELIEF AND PROTECTION OF AMERICAN SEAMEN.

Relief and protection of American seamen in foreign countries, and shipwrecked American seamen in the Territory of Alaska, in the Hawaiian Islands, Porto Rico, the Panama Canal Zone, and the Philippine Islands, thirty thousand dollars.

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FOREIGN HOSPITALS AT PANAMA.

Annual contributions toward the support of the foreign hospitals at Panama, five hundred dollars, to be paid by the Secretary of State upon the assurance that suffering seamen and citizens of the United States will be admitted to the privileges of said hospitals.

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An Act To satisfy certain claims against the Government arising under the Navy

Department.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the claims arising under the Navy Department hereinafter stated, the same being in full for, and the receipt of the same to be taken and accepted in each case as a full and final release and discharge of the respective claims, namely :

(12) To pay to the Panama Railroad Company the cost of making good the damage to two pontoons, nine hundred and forty-nine dollars and seventy-four cents.

Approved, March 4, 1907. [34 U. S. Stats., 1291.)

An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government ivr the fiscal

year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, namely:

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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 twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and two.

For salaries of members, officers, and employees of the Isthmian Canal Commission, including assistant purchasing and shipping agents, and all other employees in the United States, one hundred and eighty-four thousand dollars ;

For incidental expenses, including rents, cable and telegraph service, supplies, stationery and printing, and actual necessary traveling expenses in the United States (including rent of the Panama Canal Building in the District of Columbia, twelve thousand dollars, and text-books and books of reference, one thousand dollars), sixty-nine thousand dollars;

For pay of officers and employees on the Isthmus, other than skilled and unskilled labor, including civil engineers, superintendents, instrumentmen, transitmen, levelmen, rodmen, draftsmen, timekeepers, mechanical and electrical engi. neers, supervisors, clerks, accountants, stenographers, storekeepers, messengers, office boys, foremen and subforemen, watchmen, wagon masters, stewards, hospital dispensers, internes, nurses, and attendants, including those necessarily and temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, for the departments of construction and engineering, auditing, disbursing, and labor, quarters and subsistence, two million seven hundred and seventy-two thousand dollars ;

For skilled and unskilled labor on the Isthmus, including engineers, conductors, firemen, brakemen, electricians, teamsters, cranesmen, machinists, blacksmiths and other artisans, and their helpers, janitors, sailors, cooks, waiters, and dairymen, for the departments of construction and engineering, accounting, disbursements, and labor, quarters and subsistence, seven million nine hundred and ninety thousand dollars;

For purchase and delivery of material, supplies, and equipment, including cost of inspecting material and of paying traveling expenses incident thereto, whether on the Isthmus or elsewhere, and such other expenses not in the United States as the Commission deems necessary to best promote the construction of the Isthmian Canal, for the departments of construction and engineering, auditing, disbursing, and labor, quarters and subsistence, nine million forty-six thousand dollars;

To continue the equipment and construction of the Panama Railroad, to be disbursed directly under the Isthmian Canal Commission, one million three hundred and eighty-five thousand dollars; no part of said sum shall be expended until the obligation of the Panama Railroad Company for the full amount thereof and drawing four per centum interest payable to the United States shall have been delivered to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States and by him accepted;

To pay the outstanding four and one-half per centum first-mortgage bonds of the Panama Railway Company October first, nineteen hundred and seven, two million two hundred and ninety-eight thousand three hundred and sixty-seven dollars and fifty cents, to be reimbursed to the Treasury of the United States, as provided for appropriations herein made for the Isthmian Canal;

For miscellaneous expenditures, cable and telegraph service, stationery and printing, and traveling and incidental expenses on the Isthmus, for the depart

ments of construction and engineering, accounting, disbursing, and labor, quarters and subsistence, five hundred and fifty-eight thousand dollars ;

For pay of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor in the service of the government of the Canal Zone, four hundred and eighty-six thousand dollars;

For skilled and unskilled labor in the service of the government of the Canal Zone, fifty thousand dollars ;

For material, supplies, equipment, new buildings, and contingent expenses for account of the government of the Canal Zone, two hundred and eighty-nine thousand dollars ;

For pay of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor engaged in the sanitation department on the Isthmus, seven hundred and sixty-six thousand dollars;

For skilled and unskilled labor engaged in the sanitation department on the Isthmus of Panama, four hundred and sixty-eight thousand dollars;

For material, supplies, equipment, new buildings, and contingent expenses of the sanitation department on the Isthmus, eight hundred thousand dollars;

In all, twenty-seven million one hundred and sixty-one thousand three hundred and sixty-seven dollars and fifty cents, the same to be available until expended : Provided, That all expenditures from the appropriation herein made for the Isthmian Canal shall be paid from, or reimbursed to the Treasury of the United States out of, the proceeds of the sale of bonds authorized in section eight of the said Act approved June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and two.

Ten per centum of the foregoing amounts shall be available interchangeably for expenditure on objects named; but not more than ten per centum shall be added to any one item of the appropriation.

SEC. 2. All funds collected by the government of the Canal Zone from rentals of public lands and buildings in the Canal Zone and the cities of Panama and Colon, and from the Zone postal service, and from court fees and fines, and collected or raised by taxation in whatsoever form under the laws of the government of the Canal Zone, are hereby appropriated until and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, as follows: The revenues derived from the postal service to the maintenance of that service; the remaining revenues, after setting aside a miscellaneous and contingent fund of ten thousand dollars, to the maintenance of the public school system in the Zone, and to public improvements within the Zone. A detailed and classified statement of all receipts and expenditures without the duplication of items under this paragraph shall be submitted to Congress after the close of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eight.

SEC. 3. Any unexpended balance of the appropriation for the construction of the Isthmian Canal contained in the Act of June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, is hereby reappropriated to meet deficiencies heretofore incurred, and to further remain available until expended.

SEC. 4. That one hundred thousand dollars of the said appropriation for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seven, “ For skilled and unskilled labor on the Isthmus for the departments of construction and engineering and administration,” shall be transferred to the appropriation “ For skilled and unskilled labor engaged in the health and sanitation department on the Isthmus of Panama of the same Act; that three hundred thousand dollars of the said appropriation “For skilled and unskilled labor on the Isthmus for the departments of construction and engineering and administration,” shall be transferred to the appropriation "For miscellaneous expenditures” for the same departments, of the same Act; that fifty thousand dollars of the appropriation “For pay of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor on the Isthmus, for the construction and engineering and administration departments," shall be transferred to the appropriation “For pay of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor engaged in the health and sanitation department on the Isthmus,” of the same Act; and that any unexpended balance of the appropriation in the said bill “ To continue the reequipment of the Panama Railroad may be paid to the Panama Railroad Company to reimburse that company for direct expenditures for equipment and construction: Provided, That all expenses so reimbursed shall first be approved by the Commission and then audited in all respects as if disbursed directly under the Commission.

SEC. 5. All sums appropriated hereunder and under the Act of June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, for the use upon the Isthmus of the several departments shall be available for the payment of the direct obligations of the Canal Commission, or of the Commission's obligations under any contract or contracts

that have been or may hereafter be entered into for the construction of the Isthmian Canal.

SEC. 6. Nothing contained in section five of the Act of June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and two, entitled An Act to provide for the construction of a canal connecting the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans,” shall prevent the President from entering into such contract or contracts as may be deemed expedient by him for the completion of the construction of the Panama Canal.

SEC. 7. The appropriations for the pay of officers and employees of the several departments on the Isthmus under the Act of June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, shall apply to the pay of such oflicers and employees when necessarily temporarily detailed upon duty away from the Isthmus.

SEC. 8. All amounts due from employees, whether to the Commission, Panama Railroad Company, or contractor, for transportation, board, supplies, or for any other service, are hereby authorized to be deducted from the compensation otherwise payable to the said employees, and to be paid to the authorized parties or to be credited to the appropriation out of which the transportation, board, supplies, or other service was originally paid.

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An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in the appropriations for the

fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, and for prior years, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eight, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:

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For repairs and improvements to marine barracks and officers' quarters, Camp Elliott, Isthmian Canal Zone, Panama, ten thousand dollars.

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THE ISTHMIAN CANAL.

For salaries of members, officers, and employees of the Isthmian Canal Commission, including assistant purchasing and shipping agents, and all other employees in the United States, eighteen thousand six hundred dollars.

For pay of officers and employees on the Isthmus other than skilled and unskilled labor, including civil engineers, superintendents, instrument men, transitmen, levelmen, rodmen, draftsmen, timekeepers, mechanical and electrical engineers, supervisors, clerks, accountants, stenographers, storekeepers, messengers, office boys, foremen and subforemen, watchmen, wagon masters, stew. ards, hospital dispensers, internes, nurses, and attendants, including those necessarily and temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, for the departments of construction and engineering, auditing, disbursing, and labor, quarters and subsistence, two hundred and ten thousand and seven hundred dollars.

For skilled and unskilled labor on the Isthmus, including engineers, conductors, firemen, brakeinen, electricians, teamsters, cranesmen, machinists, blacksmiths, and other artisans, and their helpers, janitors, sailors, cooks, waiters, and dairymen, for the departments of construction and engineering, accounting, disbursements, and labor, quarters and subsistence, five million five hundred and thirty-six thousand three hundred dollars.

For purchase and delivery of material, supplies, and equipment, including cost of inspecting material and of paying traveling expenses incident thereto, whether on the Isthmus or elsewhere, and such other expenses not in the United States as the Commission deems necessary to best promote the construction of the Isthmian Canal, for the departments of construction and engineering, auditing, disbursing, and labor, quarters and subsistence, six million and eighty-five thousand seven hundred dollars.

For miscellaneous expenditures, cable and telegraph service, stationery and printing, and traveling and incidental expenses on the Isthmus, for the depart

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