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to exhibit of their products and resources at said exposition, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives Exemption of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That imported all articles that shall be imported from foreign countries for the sole purpose of exhibition at said exposition upon which there shall be a tariff or customs duty shall be admitted free of the payment of duty, customs fees, or charges, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe; but it shall be lawful at any time during the exposition to sell for delivery at the close thereof any goods or property imported for and actually on exhibition in the exposition buildings or on the grounds, subject to such regulations for the security of the revenue and for the collection of import duties as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe: Provided, That all cles sold or such articles when sold or withdrawn for consumption in the United States shall be subject to the duty, if any, imposed upon such articles by the revenue laws in force at the date of withdrawal, and on articles which have suffered diminution or deterioration from incidental handling and necessary exposure the duty, if paid, shall be assessed according to the appraised value at the time of Enforcement withdrawal for consumption, and the penalties prescribed by law shall be enforced against any person guilty of any illegal sale or withdrawal.
Duty on artiwithdrawn.
Alaskan ex. SEC. 3. That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to aid the inhabitants of the district of Alaska in providing and maintaining an appropriate and creditable exhibit of the products and resources of said district at the said Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, and for that purpose he is authorized to appoint one or more persons to supervise the selection, purchase, preparation, transportation, arrangement, installation, safe-keeping, exhibition, and return of such articles as may be exhibited from said district at said exposition; and he is hereby authorized to select so much of the exhibit of the district of Alaska at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition at the city of Saint Louis, in the year nineteen hundred and four, as he may deem necessary for the purpose of making said exhibit at the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, Limit of cost. and that the cost of said exhibit of said district of Alaska, including such selection, purchase, preparation, transportation, arrangement, installation, safe-keeping, exhibition, and return of the articles so exhibited shall not exceed the Appropria-sum of twenty-five thousand dollars, which sum is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Buildings. SEC. 4. That the Secretary of the Treasury * * *
oriental and oceanic countries that may desire an exhibit of their products and resources at said exposition.
SEC. 5. That the allotment of space for exhibitors in Allotment of the building or buildings erected under authority of this Act for the use of the district of Alaska, the Territory of Hawaii, the Philippine Islands, and also for the use of oriental and oceanic countries, including the space not occupied by the Government board in the forestry and irrigation building, shall be done and performed without charge to exhibitors by the Government board authorized by section two of this Act.
CHAP. 1403.-An Act To amend section twelve hundred and twenty-five of Revised Statutes, so as to provide for detail of retired officers of the Army and Navy to assist in military instruction in schools.
(See p. 48.)
Apr. 21, 1904. [S. 1399.] [Public, No. 126.] 33 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 225.
CHAP. 1407.-An Act Making appropriations for fortifications Apr. 21, 1904. and other works of defense, for the armament thereof, for the [H. R. 12446.] procurement of heavy ordnance for trial and service, and for other purposes.
(Fortifications in Insular possessions. See p. 50.)
[Public, No. 130.] 33 Stat. L.; pt. 1, p. 234.
CHAP. 1485.—An Act Making appropriation for the support of Apr. 23, 1904. the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hun- [H. R. 10670.] dred and five, and for other purposes.
(See p. 51.)
[Public, No. 149.] 33 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 259.
CHAP. 1486.-An Act Making appropriations for the Depart- Apr. 23, 1904. ment of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, [H. R. 11825.]
nineteen hundred and five.
pt. 1, p. 276.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives 33 Stat. L., of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, Department apout of any money in the Treasury of the United States not propriations. otherwise appropriated, in full compensation for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, for the purposes and objects hereinafter expressed, namely:
* * *
in the West
SALARIES, WEATHER BUREAU:
Indies or on adjacent coasts, in the Hawaiian Islands,
GENERAL EXPENSES, WEATHER BUREAU: Every expendiMaintenance. ture requisite for and incident to the establishment, equipment, and maintenance of meteorlogical observation stations in the United States, in the West Indies or on adjacent coasts, in the Hawaiian Islands,
Investiga- Vestigate the soils and conditions of tobacco growth in tion of soils. Cuba, Sumatra, and other tobacco-competing countries;
AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATIONS:
the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to expend forty-five thousand dollars of which sum to establish and maintain agricultural experiment stations in the TerAlaska, II a-ritories of Alaska, Hawaii, and Porto Rico, including the waii, and Porto erection of buildings, the printing (in Hawaii and Porto Rico), illustration, and distribution of reports and bulletins: Provided, That not more than fifteen thousand dollars shall be expended for the maintenance of such stations in any one of said Territories; and the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to sell such products as are obtained on the land belonging to the agricultural experiment stations in Alaska, Hawaii, and Porto Rico, and to apply the moneys received from the sale of such products to the maintenance of said stations, and this fund shall be available until used; * * *
Apr. 27, 1904. [H. R. 12220.] [Public, No. 181.]
33 Stats. L., pt. 1, p. 324.
Apr. 27, 1904.
[H. R. 15054.]
[Public, No. 189.] 33 Stats. L., pt. 1. p. 394. Deficiencies
CHAP. 1622.-An Act Making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes.
(See p. 57.)
CHAP. 1630.-An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriation for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representaappropriations. tives 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 four, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:
SEC. 5. That section one of the Act of Congress ap-on. proved April twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and two, entitled "An Act to prohibit the coming into and to regulate the residence within the United States, its Territories, and all territory under its jurisdiction, and the District of Columbia, of Chinese and persons of Chinese descent," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
"All laws in force on the twenty-ninth day of April, Laws nineteen hundred and two, regulating, suspending, or pro- limitation. hibiting the coming of Chinese persons or persons of Chinese descent into the United States, and the residence of such persons therein, including sections five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, thirteen, and fourteen of the Act entitled 'An Act to prohibit the coming of Chinese laborers into the United States,' approved September thirteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, be, and the same are hereby, reenacted, extended, and continued, without modification, limitation, or condition; and said laws shall also apply to the island territory under the jurisdiction of the United States, and prohibit the immigration of Chinese laborers, not citizens of the United States, from such island territory to the mainland territory of the United States, whether in such island territory at the time of cession or not, and from one portion of the island territory of the United States to another portion of said island territory: Provided, however, That said laws shall Proviso. Transit not apply to the transit of Chinese laborers from one mitted in inisland to another island of the same group; and any sions. islands within the jurisdiction of any State or the District of Alaska shall be considered a part of the mainland under this section."
(Dry dock, Havana, Cuba; Military stores, Philippines; Repairs of barracks, Marine Corps, Guam and Philippines; Supplies, Marine Corps, Guam; Repairs and preservation at Naval Yard, Guam. See p. 62.).
CHAP. 1762.-An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil Apr. 28, 1904. expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thir- [H. R. 14416.] tieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes.
pt. 1, p. 452.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 33 Stats, L., tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, Sundry civil appropriated, for the objects hereinafter expressed, for propriations. the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, namely:
UNDER THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
For the maintenance and ordinary expenses, including pay of officers and employees of quarantine stations at * * * quarantine system of the Hawaiian Islands, and the quarantine system of Porto Rico,
UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.
Survey of For every expenditure requisite for and incident to the jurisdiction of survey of the coasts of the United States and of coasts United States. under the jurisdiction of the United States, including the
survey of rivers to the head of tide water or ship navigation; deep-sea soundings, temperature and current observations along the coast and throughout the Gulf Stream and Japan Stream flowing off the said coasts; tidal observations; the necessary resurveys; the preparation of the Coast Pilot; continuing researches and other work relating to physical hydrography and terrestrial magnetism and the magnetic maps of the United States and adjacent waters, and the tables of magnetic declination, dip, and intensity usually accompanying them, astronomical and gravity observations; and including compensation, not otherwise appropriated for, of persons employed in the field work, in conformity with the regulations for the government of the Coast and Geodetic Survey adopted by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor; for special examinations that may be required by the Light-House Board or other proper authority;
FOR FIELD EXPENSES: For surveys and necessary resurveys of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, including the coasts of outlying islands under the jurisdiction of the United States, to be immediately available, and to continue available until expended: Provided, That not more than twenty-five thousand dollars of this amount shall be expended on the coasts of the beforementioned outlying islands, seventy thousand dollars.
For surveys and necessary resurveys of the Pacific coast, including the Hawaiian Islands and Alaska and other coasts on the Pacific Ocean under the jurisdiction of the United States, to be immediately available, and to continue available until expended, one hundred and seven thousand five hundred dollars.
For continuing researches in physical hydrography relating to harbors and bars, and for tidal and current