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Aug. 23, 1912. CHAP. 350.-An Act Making appropriations for the legislative, [H. R. 26371.)
executive, and judicial expenses of the Government for the fiscal [Public, No. year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and
299.1 37 Stat. L.,
for other purposes. pt. 1, p. 360.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assemvled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated, 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 thirteen, for the objects hereinafter expressed, namely:
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
(Compensation of Delegates and Resident Commissioners; Mileage, clerk hire, and stationery for Delegates and Resident Commissioners. See p. 220.)
TERRITORY OF Hawai: Governor, $7,000; secretary, $4,000; chief justice, $6,000; two associate justices, at $5,500 each ; in all, $28,000.
For judges of circuit courts, at $4,000 each, so much as may be necessary, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen.
For contingent expenses of the Territory of Hawaii, to be expended by the governor for stationery, postage, and incidentals, $1,000, and for private secretary to the governor, $2,000; in all, $3,000.
For legislative expenses, namely: Furniture, light, telephone, stationery, record casings and files, printing and binding, indexing records, postage, ice, water, clerk hire, mileage of members, and incidentals, pay of chaplain, clerk, sergeant at arms, stenographers, typewriters, jani
tors, and messengers, $30,000: Provided, That the memRestriction bers of the Legislature of the Territory of Hawaii shall
not draw their compensation of $200 or any mileage for an extra session, held in compliance with section fiftyfour of an Act to provide a government for the Territory of Hawaii, approved April thirtieth, nineteen hundred.
of pay for extra session.
Aug. 23, 1912.
CHAP. 352.-An Act To amend section eight of the food and [H. R. 11877.]
drugs Act approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six. [Public, No.
301.] (Applicable to the Territories. See p. 223.) 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 416.
Shipping service: For salaries of shipping commis- Shipping sioners in amounts not exceeding the following: at Honolulu, $1,200.
DISTRICT COURT, TERRITORY OF HAWAII: Two judges, at Hawail dis$6,000 each; clerk, $3,000; reporter, $1,200; $16,200.
CHAP. 355.–An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil Aug. 24. 1912. expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June H. R. 25069.] thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes. [Public, No. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 37 Stat. L.,
302.] tives of the United States of America in Congress as
pt. 1, p. 417. scmbled, 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 thirteen, namely:
UNDER THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
Hilo, Hawaii, post office, customhouse, and courthouse: :
Expenses of Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service, as follows:
Honolulu Quarantine Station, Hawaii: For sewerage Hawani.
Honolulu, system and latrines, $35,000.
Quarantine Service: For the maintenance and ordi- Quarantine nary expenses, exclusive of pay of officers and employees, * Mainte
service. of quarantine stations at
quarantine system nance, etc. of the Hawaiian Islands, including the leprosy hospital.
UNDER SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION.
American ethnology: For continuing ethnological researches among the American Indians and the natives of Hawaii, including the excavation and preservation of archæologic remains, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including salaries or compensation of all necessary employees and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, including payment in advance for subscriptions, $42,000.
UNDER THE WAR DEPARTMENT.
QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT. (Water system, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. See p. 56.)
UNDER ENGINEER DEPARTMENT.
Rivers and RIVERS AND HARBORS, CONTRACT WORK: harbors, contract work. Toward the construction of works on harbors and Construction. rivers, under contract and otherwise, and within the
limits authorized by law, namely:
For works authorized by the river and harbor Act of nineteen hundred and seven, as follows:
Hllo, Hawaii. Improving harbor at Hilo, Hawaii: For continuing
UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.
(Expenses for surveys and resurveys and making magnetic observations. See p. 225.)
Aug. 24, 1912. CHAP. 356.-An Act To amend sections five, eleven, and [H. R. 24224.) twenty-five of an Act entitled "An Act to amend and consolidate [Public, No.
the Acts respecting copyrights," approved March fourth, nineteen 303.) hundred and nine. 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 488. (See p. 227.)
Aug. 24, 1912.
(S. 7377.] [Public, No.
323.] 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 503.
CHAP. 376.-An Act Granting a right of way through the Fort Shafter Military Reservation, Territory of Hawaii, to the Pearl Harbor Traction Company (Limited), and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assem
bled, That to connect the waters of Pearl Harbor, the Fort Shafter
Military naval station, and the Fort Kamehameha Military Res- vation, Haervation, and wharf thereon, with the Fort Shafter Mili- wall. tary Reservation and with the street railway system of bor Traction the city of Honolulu, there be, and is hereby, granted to granted right the Pearl Harbor Traction Company (Limited), a com-through. mon carrier corporation organized and existing under the laws of the Territory of Hawaii, and to its successors and assigns, a revocable right of way forty feet in width through the Fort Shafter Military Reservation, upon such route as shall be approved by the Secretary of War, Secretary of and subject to such rules and regulations in the interests prove route, of good order, police, sanitation, and discipline as the Secretary of War may from time to time prescribe, but no part of the right of way shall be used for storage of rolling stock or material. The United States shall be entitled to the following easements along or upon the entire right of way of the company now owned or hereafter States on acquired: (a) For the construction of a Government company's
property. telegraph line and Government telephone line, using, if desired for such purposes, the standing poles of the company, and (b) of a water-pipe line for Government use; but all such construction, and the operation and maintenance thereof, shall be so conducted as to interfere as little as possible with the construction, operation, and maintenance of the railroad. And said company shall, to reservation:
, upon written notice from the Secretary of War, and within a reasonable time, construct, operate, and maintain all such spur and side tracks as may be necessary to serve the reserve storehouses to be built upon the Fort Shafter Reservation by the United States adjacent to said company's line of road, and shall also operate its cars thereto upon any tracks constructed by the United States, and shall erect and maintain on said reservation a suitable passenger shelter and a local freight shelter at such points as may be designated by the Secretary of War. Upon the construction by the United States of such reserve storehouses the said Pearl Harbor Traction Company (Limited) will construct, on a right of way to be acquired by it for the purpose, an extension of its lines to connect with the Government tracks on the Fort Kamehameha Military Reservation, and will operate its cars on such Government tracks, subject to such rules and regulations in the interests of good order, police, sanitation, and discipline as the department commander may from time to time prescribe. In the construction of the railroad upon the Fort Shafter Reservation such earth or other material excavated and not needed therefor shall be deposited on the reservation at such places as may be designated by the commanding officer at Fort Shafter. The said company shall transport free of Transport
ing passengers. charge upon its regular passenger cars between the passenger station at Fort Shafter and the terminus on such
Extension of lines.
Use of tracks by other company.
reservation of the present street car system of Honolulu all through passengers coming from or going to any point on the lines of the said system.
Sec. 2. That Congress may permit any other person or corporation hereafter acquiring a franchise for the operation of a steam, electric, or other railroad on the island of Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, to use the tracks, spurs, sidings, and other construction herein authorized on said reservation upon payment to the Pearl Harbor Traction Company (Limited) of just compensation for such use. And whenever said right of way hereby granted shall cease to be used by said company the same shall revert to the United States.
Sec. 3. That the powers herein granted are limited to a period of fifty years, unless sooner altered, amended, or repealed by Congress.
Sec. 4. That Congress reserves the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act.
Aug. 24, 1912. CHAP. 389.–An Act Making appropriations for the service of [H. R. 21279.) the Post Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thir(Public, No. tieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, and for other purposes.
336.) 37 Stat. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representapt. 1, p. 539.
tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated for the service of the Post Office Department, in conformity with the Act of July second, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, as follows:
(Mail bags and equipment for service in IIawaii. See p. 230.)
Clerks on steamships.
For transportation of foreign mails, three million seven hundred and forty-eight thousand four hundred dollars: Provided, That the Postmaster General shall be authorized to expend such sums as may be necessary,
* * and for transferring the foreign mail from incoming steamships at Honolulu from quarantine to the piers.
(Postal zones established for transmission of parcel post, equipment, and rates. See p. 230.)