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oceans," approved June twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and two, and acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto.

First. For salaries of 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 forty thousand dollars.

Second. 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, seven thousand five hundred dollars, text-books and books of reference, one thousand dollars, and additional compensation to the Auditor for the War Department for extra services in auditing accounts of the Isthmian Canal, one thousand dollars), seventy thousand dollars.

Third. For pay of members of the commission and 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 engineers, quartermasters, clerks, accountants, stenographers, storekeepers, messengers, office boys, foremen and subforemen, wagon masters, watchmen and stewards, including those temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, in the departments of construction and engineering, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, three million nine hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That not more than five thousand dollars of this appropriation shall be paid as compensation to the secretary of the commission.

Fourth. 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, quartermaster's, disbursements and examination of accounts, thirteen million five hundred thousand dollars.

Fifth. 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, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, fifteen million dollars.

Sixth. For miscellaneous expenditures, cable and telegraph service, stationery and printing, local railway transportation, special trains, including pay-train service; transportation of currency to the Isthmus, recruiting and transporting laborers, transporting employees from the United States, repatriating laborers and employees, actual necessary traveling expenses while on the Isthmus on official business; expenses incident to conducting hearings and examining estimates for appropriations on the Isthmus and all other incidental and contingent expenses not otherwise provided for, for the departments of construction and engineering, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, nine hundred thousand dollars.

Seventh. For pay of the member of the commission in charge, of officers and employees, other than skilled and unskilled labor, including foremen, subforemen, watchmen, messengers, and storekeepers, of the department of civil administration, including those necessarily and temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, six hundred thousand dollars.

Eighth. For skilled and unskilled labor for the department of civil administration, twenty thousand dollars.

Ninth. For material, supplies, equipment, construction and repairs of buildings, and contingent expenses of the department of civil administration, one hundred thousand dollars.

Tenth. For survey of lands in the Canal Zone, seventy-five thousand dollars.

Eleventh. For pay of the member of the commission in charge, of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor, including hospital dispensers, internes, nurses, attendants, messengers, office boys, foremen, and subforemen, watchmen, and stewards, of the department of sanitation on the Isthmus, including those temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, six hundred thousand dollars.

Twelfth. For skilled and unskilled labor of every grade and kind, for the department of sanitation on the Isthmus, two hundred thousand dollars.

Thirteenth. For material, supplies, equipment, construction and repairs of buildings, and contingent expenses of the department of sanitation on the Isthmus, seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

Fourteenth. For the payment of the cost of relocating the Panama Railroad, including salaries, wages, material, and supplies, and all other expenses incident thereto, two million dollars.

In all, thirty-seven million eight hundred and fifty-five thousand dollars, the same to be available until expended : Provided, That all expenditures from the appropriations herein and hereafter 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, and section thirty-nine of the tariff act approved August fifth, nineteen hundred and nine.

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

No part of the foregoing appropriations for the Isthmian Canal shall be applied to the payment of allowances for longevity service, or lay-over days other than such as may have accumulated under existing orders of the commission, prior to July first, nineteen hundred and nine.

SEC. 2. The foregoing appropriations shall be available to reimburse the Panama Railroad Company for marine losses and for losses due to destruction of or damage to its plant, equipment, or commissary supplies by fire: Provided, That the Panama Railroad Company shall carry no insurance against loss from causes covered by this appropriation: Provided, further, That hereafter payment by the Panama Railroad Company to the United States, in accordance with the treaty with Panama, of the annual subsidy of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, as provided by the concession granted by the United States of Colombia, shall not be required.

SEC. 3. 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 whatever form under the laws of the government of the Canal Zone, are hereby appropriated until and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven, 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; to the construction and maintenance of public improvements within the zone; to the maintenance of the administrative districts; to the maintenance of Canal Zone charity patients in the hospitals of the Isthmian Canal Commission, and to the maintenance of administrative district prisoners. 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 eleven.

SEC. 4. All funds realized during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven by the Isthmian Canal Commission from the performance of services by the commission, or from rentals, or from the sale of materials and supplies under the custody or control of the commission, are appropriated for expenditure under any of the foregoing classified appropriations for the department of construction and engineering, and a full and separate report in detail of all transactions hereunder shall be made to Congress.

SEC. 5. Hereafter there shall be submitted under each item of appropriation, proposed in the annual estimates for construction of the Isthmian Canal, notes giving in parallel columns information which will show the number, by grade or classes, of officers, employees, and skilled and unskilled laborers proposed to be paid under each of said appropriations for the ensuing fiscal year and those being paid at the close of the fiscal year next preceding the period when said estimates are prepared and submitted ; also, in connection with each item for material and miscellaneous purposes other than salaries or pay for personal services, the amounts actually expended or obligated for like purposes during the entire fiscal year next preceding the preparation and submission of said estimates.

SEC. 6. Hereafter the statement of the proceeds of all sales of old material, condemned stores, supplies, or other public property of any kind shall be submitted to Congress at the beginning of each regular session thereof as a sepa

rate communication and shall not hereafter be included in the annual Book of Estimates.

Sec. 10. That all sums appropriated by this Act for salaries of officers and employees of the Government shall be in full for such salaries for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven, and all laws or parts of laws in conflict with the provisions of this Act be, and the same are hereby, repealed.

Approved, June 25, 1910. [36 Stat., 771.)

Joint Resolution Authorizing the President to invite foreign countries to participate in the

Panama-Pacific International Exposition in nineteen hundred and fifteen, at San Francisco, California.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That whenever it shall be shown to the satisfaction of the President of the United States that a suitable site has been selected, and that the sum of not less than fifteen million dollars will be available to enable the Panama-Pacific International Exposition Company, a corporation organized and existing under and by virtue of the laws of the State of California, for the purpose of inaugurating, carrying forward, and holding an exposition at the city and county of San Francisco, California,

or about the first day of January, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to celebrate the completion and opening of the Panama Canal, and also the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of the Pacific Ocean, the President of the United States be, and he hereby is, authorized and respectfully requested, by proclamation or in such manner as he may deem proper, to invite all foreign countries and nations to such proposed exposition, with a request that they participate therein.

Approved, February 15, 1911. [36 Stat., 1454.]

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An Act To restrain the Secretary of the Treasury from receiving bonds issued to provide

money for the building of the Panama Canal as security for the issue of circulating notes to national banks, 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 Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to insert in the bonds to be issued by him under section thirty-nine of an Act entitled “An Act to provide revenue, equalize duties, and encourage the industries of the United States, and for other purposes," approved August fifth, nineteen hundred and nine, a provision that such bonds shall not be receivable by the Treasurer of the United States as security for the issue of circulating notes to national banks; and the bonds containing such provision shall not be receivable for that purpose.

Approved, March 2, 1911. [36 Stat., 1013.)

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

year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twelve.

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 twelve, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

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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, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

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FOREIGN HOSPITALS IN 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 sea men and citizens of the United States will be admitted to the privileges of said hospitals.

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An Act Making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June

thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twelve, 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 they are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the naval service of the Government for the year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twelve, and for other purposes.

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By a joint resolution of Congress the President of the United States has been authorized and respectfully requested, by a proclamation or in such manner as he may deem proper, to invite all foreign countries and nations to attend and participate in an exposition at the city and county of San Francisco, California, on or about the first day of January, nineteen hundred and fifteen, to celebrate the completion and opening of the Panama Canal, and also the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of the Pacific Ocean.

The President is further authorized and respectfully requested, in extending his invitation to the foreign nations in pursuance of the aforesaid joint resolution of Congress, to invite their representatives and their fleets to assemble at Hampton Roads, Virginia, and from thence come to the city of Washington, there to be formally welcomed by the President; and at the conclusion of the ceremonies at Washington, the President is requested to proceed to Hampton Roads and there review the assembled fleets as they start on their voyage to the city of San Francisco.

Approved, March 4, 1911. [36 Stat., 1289.]

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

year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twelve, 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 twelve, 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, and Acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto:

First. For salaries of 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 thirty thousand dollars.

Second. 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, seven thousand five hundred dollars, textbooks and books of reference, one thousand dollars, and additional compensation to the Auditor for the War Department for extra services in auditing accounts of the Isthmian Canal one thousand dollars), fifty thousand dollars.

Third. For pay of members of the commission and officers and employees on the Isthmus, other than skilled and unskilled labor, including civil engineers, superintendents, instrumentmen, transitmen, levelmen, rodmen, draftsmen, time

keepers, mechanical and electrical engineers, quartermasters, clerks, accountants, stenographers, storekeepers, messengers, office boys, foremen and subforemen, wagon masters, watchmen, and stewards, including those temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, in the departments of construction and engineering, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, three million nine hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That not more than five thousand dollars of this appropriation shall be paid as compensation to the secretary of the commission.

Fourth. 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, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, sixteen million five hundred thousand dollars.

Fifth. 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, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, nineteen million dollars.

Sixth. For miscellaneous expenditures, cable and telegraph service, stationery and printing, local railway transportation, special trains, including pay-train service; transportation of currency to the Isthmus, recruiting and transporting laborers, transporting employees from the United States, repatriating laborers and employees, actual necessary traveling expenses while on the Isthmus on official business; expenses incident to conducting hearings and examining estimates for appropriations on the Isthmus, and all other incidental and contingent expenses not otherwise provided for, for the departments of construction and engineering, quartermaster's, subsistence, disbursements and examination of accounts, nine hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

Seventh. For pay of the member of the commission in charge, of officers and employees, other than skilled and unskilled labor, including foremen, subforemen, watchmen, messengers, and storekeepers, of the department of civil administration, including those necessarily and temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, five hundred and fifty thousand dollars ;

Eighth. For skilled and unskilled labor for the department of civil administration, twenty thousand dollars ;

Ninth. For material, supplies, equipment, construction and repairs of buildings, and contingent expenses of the department of civil administration, including not exceeding five hundred dollars for law books, one hundred and ten thousand dollars ;

Tenth. For pay of the member of the commission in charge, of officers and employees other than skilled and unskilled labor, including hospital dispensers, internes, nurses, attendants, messengers, office boys, foremen and subforemen, watchmen, and stewards, of the department of sanitation on the Isthmus, including those temporarily detailed for duty away from the Isthmus, six hundred thousand dollars;

Eleventh. For skilled and unskilled labor of every grade and kind, for the department of sanitation on the Isthmus, two hundred thousand dollars ;

Twelfth. For material, supplies, equipment, construction and repairs of buildings, medical aid and support of the insane, and of indigent persons permanently disabled, while in the line of duty and in the employ of the Isthmian Canal Commission, from earning a livelihood, and contingent expenses of the department of sanitation on the Isthmus, eight hundred thousand dollars.

Thirteenth. For the payment of the cost of relocating the Panama Railroad, including salaries, wages, material, and supplies, and all other expenses incident thereto, two million seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

In all, forty-five million five hundred and sixty thousand dollars, the same to be immediately available and to continue available until expended : Provided, That all expenditures from the appropriations heretofore, herein, and hereafter made for the Isthmian Canal, exclusive of fortifications, 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 twentyeighth, nineteen hundred and two, and section thirty-nine of the tariff Act approved August fifth, nineteen hundred and ten."

1 Should be “nineteen hundred and nine".

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