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Apr. 28, 1904. CHAP. 1758.–An Act To provide for the temporary government [S. 5342.]

of the Canal Zone at Panama, the protection of the canal works, [Public, No. and for other purposes.

190.] 33 Stats, L., pt. 1, p. 429. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives Canal Zone of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Possession the President is hereby authorized, upon the acquisiand occupancy tion of the property of the New Panama Canal Company

and the payment to the Republic of Panama of the ten millions of dollars provided by article fourteen of the treaty between the United States and the Republic of Panama, the ratifications of which were exchanged on the twenty-sixth day of February, nineteen hundred and four, to be paid to the latter Government, to take possession of and occupy on behalf of the United States the zone of land and land under water of the width of ten miles, extending to the distance of five miles on each side of the center line of the route of the canal to be constructed thereon, which said zone begins in the Caribbean Sea three marine miles from mean low-water mark and extends to and across the Isthmus of Panama into the Pacific Ocean to the distance of three marine miles from mean low-water mark, and also of all islands within said zone, and in addition thereto the group of islands in the Bay of Panama named Perico, Naos, Culebra, and Flamenco, and, from time to time, of any lands and waters outside of said zone which may be necessary and convenient for the construction, maintenance, operation, sanitation, and protection of the said canal, or of any auxiliary canals or other works necessary and convenient for the construction, maintenance, operation, sanitation, and protection of said enterprise, the use, occupation, and control whereof were granted to the United States by article

two of said treaty. The said zone is hereinafter referred Payment to to as “the Canal Zone.” The payment of the ten millions

of dollars provided by article fourteen of said treaty

shall be made in lieu of the indefinite appropriation made Appropria in the third section of the Act of June twenty-eighth,

nineteen hundred and two, and is hereby appropriated

for said purpose. Powers Sec. 2. That until the expiration of the Fifty-eighth ernment vested Congress, unless provision for the temporary government in the Presi- of the Canal Zone be sooner made by Congress, all the

military, civil, and judicial powers as well as the power to make all rules and regulations necessary for the government of the Canal Zone and all the rights, powers, and authority granted by the terms of said treaty to the United States shall be vested in such person or persons and shall be exercised in such manner as the President shall direct for the government of said Zone and maintaining and protecting the inhabitants thereof in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and religion.

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FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION

CHAP. 297.-An Act Making appropriations for the legislative, Feb. 3, 1905. executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal (H. R. 15895. ] year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for [Public, No. other purposes.

40.]

33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives pt. 1, p. 631. of the United States of America in Congressassembled, That ex legislatives the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appro-judicial expriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise penses

priations. appropriated, in full compensation for the service of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely:

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Hereafter the accounts for the Isthmian Canal Com- Isthmia n mission shall be audited by the Auditor for the War sion's accounts. Department.

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CHAP. 1307.–An Act Making appropriation for the support Mar. 2, 1905. of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen [H. R. 17473.] hundred and six.

[Public, No.

127.] (Additional pay for officers and enlisted men serving pt. 1, p.28:27

33 StatL., in Panama. See p. 66.)

CHAP. 1311.–An Act Fixing the status of merchandise coming Mar. 2, 1905. into the United States from the Canal Zone, Isthmus of Panama. [H. R. 18285.]

[Public, No. Be it enacted by the Senate and IIouse of Representatives 131.] of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That pt. 1. Sp. 1543. all laws affecting imports of articles, goods, wares, and Canal zone. merchandise and entry of persons into the United States imported from from foreign countries shall apply to articles, goods, subject to tar

iff . wares, and merchandise and persons coming from the Canal Zone, Isthmus of Panama, and seeking entry into any State or Territory of the United States or the District of Columbia.

Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1484.-An Act Making appropriations to supply defi[H. R. 19150.) ciencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June [Public, No. thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for prior years, and for

217.) other purposes. 33 Stats. L., pt. 1, p. 1214.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives Deficiencies of the United States of America in Congressassembled, That appropriations.

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 five and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:

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That so much of the sum appropriated by the Act apbalance availa-proved April twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and four,

to defray the expenses of the Commission created by that
Act, remaining unexpended, may be expended by said
Commission under the direction of the chairman of said
Commission for the further investigation of the matters

for which said Act provided, but no expenditure beyond Commission said unexpended balance shall be made; and the Com

mission is hereby revived and continued until the beginning of the next session of Congress.

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PHILIPPINE ISLANDS.

FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION.

CHAP. 160.-An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent Feb. 8, 1904. deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June [H. R. 10954.] thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for [Public, No. other purposes.

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33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives pt. 1, p. 15. of the United States of America in Congressassembled, That Urgent defithe following sums be, and the same are hereby, appro- priations! priated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:

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OWNERS OF BRITISH STEAMSHIP MOGUL: To

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the “ Mogul," amount found due by the accounting officers of the Treas- British steamury, under the provisions of the deficiency Act of March Payment to third, nineteen hundred and three, to Gallatly, Hankey and Company, of London, England, owners of the British steamship Mogul, for damages by reason of the collision between said steamship and the United States transport Warren in Manila Bay, December thirtieth, nineteen hundred, fifteen thousand three hundred and three dollars and seven cents.

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REIMBURSEMENT TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIP- Philippine IsPINE ISLANDS: To reimburse the amount due the govern- "Reimbursement. of the Philippine Islands for expenses incurred mente between April first, nineteen hundred and one, and December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and three, in the maintenance of prisoners whose support is a proper charge against the United States Government, forty thousand six hundred and sixty-seven dollars and eightyseven cents.

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Mar. 12, 1904.

CHAP. 543.–An Act Making appropriations for the diplomatic [H. R. 11287.] and consular service for the fiscal year ending June thirtietli, [Public, No.

nineteen hundred and five. 48.] 33 Stats. L.,

(Relief and protection of American seamen. See pt. p. 67.

p. 215.)

CHAP. 716.-An Act Making appropriations for the legislative, Mar. 18, 1904, executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal [H. R. 9480.]

year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for [Public, No. other purposes.

57.] 33 Stats. L.,

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives pt. 1, p. 85.

of the United States of America in Congressassembled, That Legisl a tive, executive, and the following sums be, and the same are hereby, approjudicial appropriations.

priated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full compensation for the service of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely:

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The immigration laws of the United States in force in Immigration the Philippine Islands shall continue to be administered la w $ Philip-by the officers of the Philippine government.

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Apr. 13, 1904. CHAP. 1253.-An Act To authorize the Government of the [S. 276.]

United States to participate in celebrating the one hundredth [Public, No. anniversary of the exploration of the Oregon country by Captains

111.] Meriwether Lewis and William Clarke in the years eighteen hun33 Stats. L., dred and four, eighteen hundred and five, and eighteen hundred pt. 1, p. 175.

and six, and for other purposes.

(Exhibit from Philippine Islands. See p. 217.)

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