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any branch thereof, to the injury of the United States, shall be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. Title VIII, Scc. 1, Act of June 15, 1917 (40 Stat. 226).

1671. Same-Falsely assuming or pretending to be diplomatic or consular officer, ete., of foreign government, punishment.---Whoever within the jurisdiction of the United States shall falsely assume or pretend to be a diplomatic or consular, or other official of a foreign government duly accredited as such to the Government of the United States with intent to defraud such foreign government or any person, and shall take upon himself to act as such, or in such pretended character shall demand or obtain, or attempt to obtain from any person or from said foreign government, or from any officer thereof, any money, paper, document, or other thing of value, shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. Sec. 2, id.

1672. Same-Acting as agent of foreign government without notice to Secretary of State, punishment.-Whoever, other than a diplomatic or consular officer or attaché, shall act in the United States as an agent of a foreig government without prior notification to the Secretary of State, shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. Sec. 3, id.

1673. Same-Foreign government" defined.—The words foreign government,” as used in this Act and in sections: one hundred and fifty-six, one hundred and fifty-seven, one hundred and sixtyone, one hundred and seventy, one hundred and seventy-one, one hundred and seventy-two, one hundred and seventy-three, and two hundred and twenty of the Act of March fourth, nineteen hundred and nine, entitled “An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States," shall be deemed to include any Government, faction, or body of insurgents within a country with which the United States is at peace, which Government, faction, or body of insurgents may or may not have been recognized by the United States as a Government. Sec. 4, id.

1674. Same-Conspiracy to injure or destroy property of foreign government within United States, etc., punishment.-If two or more persons within the jurisdiction of the United States conspire to injure or destroy specific property situated within a foreign country and belonging to a foreign Government or to any political subdivision thereof with which the United States is at peace, or any railroad, canal, bridge, or other public utility so situated, and if one or more of such persons commits an act within the jurisdiction of the United States to effect the object of the conspiracy, each of the parties to the

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See 35 Stat. 1117, 1118, 1120, 1121, and 1132. These sections of the Federal Penal Code forbid the counterfeiting and uttering of foreign securities and notes of foreign banks, counterfeiting foreign coins and stamps, etc.

conspiracy shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned not more than three years, or both. Any indictment or information under this section shall describe the specific property which it was the object of the conspiracy to injure or destroy. Sec. 5, id.

(For general provisions of this act applicable to this title, see paragraphs 14759-1475t.)

PASSPORTS.

1675. Application for, contents, fees.- Before a passport is issued to any person by or under authority of the United States such person shall subscribe to and submit a written application duly verified by his oath before a person authorized and empowered to administer oaths, which said application shall contain a true recital of each and every matter of fact which may be required by law or by any rules authorized by law to be stated as a prerequisite to the issuance of any such passport. Clerks of United States courts, agents of the Department of State, or other Federal oflicials authorized, or who may be authorized, to take passport applications and administer oatlis thereon, shall collect, for all services in connection therewith, a feo of $1, and no more, in lieu of all fees prescribed by any statute of the United States, whether the application is executed singly, in duplicate, or in triplicate. Title IX, Scc. 1, id., 227.

1676. Same-False statements in application for; use, etc., of possport obtained through false statement, punishment.-Whoever shall willfully and knowingly make any false statement in an application for passport with intent to induce or secure the issuance of a passport under the authority of the United States, either for his own use or the use of another, contrary to the laws regulating the issuance of passports or the rules prescribed pursuant to such laws, or whoever shall willfully and knowingly use or attempt to use, or furnish to another for use, any passport the issue of which was secured in any way by reason of

any false statement, shall be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than five years or both. Sec. 2, id.

1677. Same-Use, etc., of passport issued, etc., for another, or in violation of its conditions, etc.; furnishing, etc., passport for use by person other than person for whom originally issued, etc., punishment.-Whoever shall willfully and knowingly use, or attempt to use, any passport issued or designed for the use of another than himself, or whoever shall willfully and knowingly use or attempt to use any passport in violation of the conditions or restrictions therein contained, or of the rules prescribed pursuant to the laws regulating the - issuance of passports, which said rules shall be printed on the pass. port; or whoever shall willfully and knowingly furnish, dispose of, or deliver a passport to any person, for use by another than the person for whose use it was originally issued and designed, shall be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. Sec. 3, id. .

1678. Same-False making, forging, etc., punishment.—Whoever shall falsely make, forge, counterfeit, mutilate, or alter, or cause or procure to be falsely made, forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or altered any passport or instrument purporting to be a passport, with intent to use the same, or with intent that the same may be used by another; or whoever shall willfully or knowingly use, or attempt to use, or furnish to another for use any such false, forged, counterfeited, mutilated, or altered passport or instrument purporting to be a passport, or any passport validly issued which has become void by the occurrence of any condition therein prescribed invalidating the same, shall be fined not more than $2,000 or imprisoned not more than five years, or both. Sec. 4, id.

(For general provisions of this act applicable to this title, see paragraphs 141759-1475t.)

CHAPTER XLIV.

CONSERVATION OF SUPPLY AND CONTROL OF DIS

TRIBUTION OF FOOD AND FUEL.

en

Par.

Par. Authority, etc., conferred for.-- 1679 SameRetailers defined

1692 Same-Rules and regulations by

Hoarding necessaries, punishPresident --1680 ment

1693 Same--Use of agencies and serv

Same--Hoarding defined.------ 1694 ices of persons without com

Same-Transactions of expensation

1681 changes, boards of trades, etc., Same-Pecuniary interest of

excepted

1695 agents or employees in con

Same Accumulating and withtracts, etc., forbidden ---- 1082

holding farm and garden prodSa me Recommendations of

ucts, etc., by farmers, etc., agent or employees as to con

not hoarding---

1696 tracts, etc., forbidden.----- 1683 | Hoarding necessaries, seizure by Same-Punishment; law forbid

libel, jurisdiction and sale of ding agent of corporation, etc.,

necessaries seized.-.

1697 to act as agent of United

Same--Procedure.-

1698 States not repealed.--

1684 Same-Duties of district attorDestroying, wasting, or monopo

neys---

1699 lizing necessaries; unfair dis

Destroying necessaries to criminations, etc., or unjust

hance price, punishment.---- 1700 charges, etc.; conspiracies, Conspiring to limit facilities for etc., to limit facilities for

transporting, etc., necessaries, transportation, distribution,

etc., punishment.--

1701 manufacture, etc.; or exact

Requisition of food, etc., for excessive prices therefor.---- 1635

Army or Navy or public use License to import, manufacture,

connected with public defense 1702 etc., necessaries..

1686 Sime-Issue of licenses, regula

Same-Determination of value tions for ----

1703 1687

and payment therefor.---L'njust, unreasonable, etc., stor

Same Necessaries required by age charges, commissions,

natural persons for consumpprofits, or practices.--

1688

tion and seed for cultivating Same-President to find what

land excepted---

1704 constitutes just reasonable,

Purchase, etc., and sale of etc., storage charges, etc---- 1689 wheat, flour, meal, beans, and Carrying on business without li

potatoes by President..

1705 cense or after its revocation or

Same Minimum price therefor. 1706 suspension, punishment.--- 1690 Same-Disposition of moneys Same--Persons excepted.--- 1691 received from sales.-

1707

Par. Requisition and operation by

President of factories, pack-
ing houses, oil pipe lines,
mines, etc., to procure necessi-
ties for support of Army or

Navy for national defense---- 1708 Same--Restoration of factories, etc., to owners.

1709 Same-Compensation for prop

erty, etc., requisitioned------ 1710 Same--Determination of value

of property, etc., requisitioned. 1711 Regulations by President for

carrying out provisions of sec-
tion

1712 Disposition of moneys received

from operation, etc., of fac-
tories, ete------

1713 Regulations by President to prevent "evil practices "

1714 Same-Scope of such regulations --

1715 Same-Records and returns of

clearing houses, clearing asso-
ciations, etc.--

1716 Punishment for violation of such regulations

1717 Stimulation of the production of wheat

1718 Same-Deterinination and fix

ing of reasonable guaranteed
prices for wheat_-

1719 Same--Regulations in connec

tion with guaranteed prices. 1720 Same--Minimum of guaranteed price made absolute

- 1721 Levy of duty on imported wheat

to maintain stability of guar-
anteed prices -

1721a Purchase by United States of

wheat for which price has
been guaranteed, and sale,

etc., of wheat so bought. 1722 Same-Disposition of moneys

received from such sale! - 1723 Foods, fruits, etc., not to be

used in production of distilled

spirits for beverage purposes. 1724 Use of food, etc., for production

of distilled spirits for other

than beverage purposes----- 1725 Importation of distilled spirits prohibited

1726

Par. Restrictions on use of food, etc.,

for production of malt or
vinous liquors for beverage
purposes.

1727 Same-Notice of restrictions - 1728 Violation of section, punishment

1729 Manufacture of vinous or malt

liquors in prohibition terri

tory not permitted by section. 1730 Taking over by Government of

distilled spirits in bond or in
stock

1731 Same-Payment therefor, determination of value----

1732 Interference, etc., with officers,

etc., of United States in per-
formance of duties authorized

by act, punishment----- 1733 Appropriation for rent, printing,

payment of employees, etc.-- 1734 Appropriation for other uses

made necessary by act---- 1735 Same--Monthly statement of

disbursements to be filed with
Secretary of Senate and Clerk
of House

1736 Persons employed under act not

exempt from military service
under draft law-----

1737 Annual report to Congress of proceedings under act_

1738 Same-Contents of report--- 1739 Partial invalidity of act not to affect other portions.

1740 Words defined

1741 Same--Act, etc., of official, etc.,

of partnership, etc., deemed
act, etc., of such partnership,
e':

1742 Time when act ceases to be operative

1713 Same--Terminations of opera

tive effect of act not to affect
acts done or rights, etc., ac-
crued or offenses committed
prior thereto----

1744 Fixing price of coal and coke,

regulation of production, sale,
etc., of, and agency for exer-
cising authority in connection
with

1745

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