« AnteriorContinuar »
trict of New York and the northern district of Illinois:
. es. cases, and of bailiffs in attendance upon the when ordered by the court, and of compensation for jury com- missioners. missioners, $5 per day, not exceeding three days for any one term of court, $9,000.
tion of .
For compensation of Members of the House of Rep- Compensaresentatives, Delegates from Territories, the Resident bers, etc. Commissioner from Porto Rico, and the Resident Commissioners from the Philippine Islands, $14,498.28.
SIXTY-SECOND CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION.
R. S., sec.
CHAP. 10.-An Act To amend section forty-four hundred and Jan. 24, 1913, seventy-two of the Revised Statutes of the United States, relating (H. R. 28001.) to the carrying of dangerous articles on passenger steamers. [Public, No.
349.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-p:37 Stat. L.,
. , tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section forty-four hundred and seventy-two Passenger of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended Dangerous by the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and five, articles not to and by the Act of May twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred
4472, p. 865, and six, be further amended by substituting a colon amended. for the period at the end of said section as amended and adding thereto the following proviso: “Provided further, That nothing in the foregoing or following sec- motor lifetions of this Act shall prohibit the use, by steam vessels boats allowed. carrying passengers for hire, of lifeboats equipped with gasoline motors, and tanks containing gasoline for the operation of said motor-driven lifeboats: Provided, however, That no gasoline shall be carried other than that in the tanks of the lifeboats: Provided further, That the Regulations. use of such lifeboats equipped with gasoline motors shall be under such regulations as shall be prescribed by the board of supervising inspectors with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor."
CHAP. 34.–An Act Amending section thirty-three hundred and Feb. 10; 1913. ninety-two of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as (H. R. 25741.) amended by section thirty-two of the Act of August fifth, nineteen
[Public, No. hundred and nine.
37 Stat L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-pt. 1, p. 664. tives of the United States of America in Congress assemBled, That section thirty-three hundred and ninety-two Internal of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as amended revenue.
Cigars and by section thirty-two of the Act of August fifth, nineteen cigarettes. hundred and nine, be, and the same is hereby, amended 3392, p. 666, to read as follows:
amended. “Sec. 3392. All cigars weighing more than three New boxes pounds per thousand shall be packed in boxes not before required. used for that purpose containing, respectively, five, ten, twelve, thirteen, twenty-five, fifty, one hundred,' two bundred, two hundred and fifty, or five hundred cigars
Punishment each; and every person who sells, or offers for sale, or for using
other forms, delivers, or offers to deliver, any cigars in any other etc.
form than in new boxes as above described, or who packs in any box any cigars in excess of or less than the number provided by law to be put in each box, respectively, or who falsely brands any box, or affixes a stamp on any box denoting a less amount of tax than that required by law, shall be fined for each offense not more than one thousand dollars, and be imprisoned not more than two
years: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be Retail sales. construed as preventing the sale of cigars at retail
by retail dealers from boxes packed, stamped, and Allowance branded in the manner prescribed by law: Provided furto employees ther, That each employee of a manufacturer of cigars
shall be permitted to use, for personal consumption and for experimental purposes, not to exceed twenty-one cigars per week without the manufacturer of cigars being required to pack the same in boxes or to stamp or pay any internal-revenue tax thereon, such exemption to
be allowed under such rules and regulations as the Secrequired for
tary of the Treasury may prescribe: And provided furcigarettes.
ther, That every manufacturer of cigarettes shall put up all the cigarettes that he manufactures or has manufactured for him and sells or removes for consumption or use in packages or parcels containing five, eight, ten, fifteen, twenty, fifty, or one hundred cigarettes each, and shall securely affix to each of said packages or parcels
a suitable stamp denoting the tax thereon, and shall Imported properly cancel the same prior to such sale or removal cigarettes.
for consumption or use, under such regulations as the Commissioner of Internal Revenue shall prescribe; and all cigarettes imported from a foreign country shall be packed, stamped, and the stamps canceled in like manner, in addition to the import stamp indicating inspection of the custom-house before they are withdrawn therefrom."
Feb. 12, 1913.
AP. 40.-An Act To amend section seventy-three and sec[H. R. 25002.] tion seventy-six of the Act of August twenty-seventh, eighteen [Public, No.
hundred and ninety-four, entitled "An Act to reduce taxation, to 370.) provide revenue for the Government, and for other purposes." 37 Stat. L., pt. 1, p. 667. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa
tives of the United States of America in Congress assemAntitrust
Vled, That section seventy-three and section seventy-six provisions.
of the Act of August twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, entitled "An Act to reduce taxation, to provide revenue for the Government, and for other purposes, be, and the same are hereby, amended to read as
follows: Trusts, etc., Sec. 73. That every combination, conspiracy, trust, în restraint of import trade" agreement, or contract is hereby declared to be contrary declared void. to public policy, illegal, and void when the same is made
by or between two or more persons or corporations either Agent or of whom, as agent or principal, is engaged in importing principal added. any article from any foreign country into the United
States, and when such combination, conspiracy, trust, agreement, or contract is intended to operate in restraint of lawful trade, or free competition in lawful trade or commerce, or to increase the market price in any part of the United States of any article or articles imported or intended to be imported into the United States, or of any manufacture into which such imported article enters or
Penalty. is intended to enter. Every person who is or shall hereafter be engaged in the importation of goods or any commodity from any foreign country in violation of this section of this Act, or who shall combine or conspire with another to violate the same, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof in any court of the United States such person shall be fined in a sum not less than one hundred dollars and not exceeding five thousand dollars, and shall be further punished by imprisonment, in the discretion of the court, for a term not less than three months nor exceeding twelve months." “ SEC. 76. That any property owned under any con- Forfeiture
of property it tract or by any combination, or pursuant to any con- landed, transspiracy, and being the subject thereof, mentioned in sec-ported, etc. tion seventy-three of this Act, imported into and being within the United States or being in the course of transportation from one State to another, or to or from a Terri
a tory or the District of Columbia, shall be forfeited to the United States, and may be seized and condemned by like proceedings as those provided by law for the forfeiture, seizure, and condemnation of property imported into the United States contrary to law."
CHAP. 50.—An Act To punish the unlawful breaking of seals Feb. 13, 1913. of railroad cars containing interstate or foreign shipments, the [H. R. 16450. ] unlawful entering of such cars, the stealing of freight and ex- (Public, No.
377.] press packages or baggage or articles in process of transportation
37 Stat. L., in interstate shipment, and the felonious asportation of such pt. 1, p. 670. freight or express packages or baggage or articles therefrom into another district of the United States, and the felonious possession or reception of the same.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That whoever shall unlawfully break the seal of any railroad car containing interstate or foreign shipments Larceny, of freight or express, or shall enter any such car with etc., of goods intent, in either case, to commit larceny therein; or whoever shall steal or unlawfully take, carry away, or conceal, or by fraud or deception obtain from any railroad car, station house, platform, depot, steamboat, vessel, or Receiving wharf, with intent to convert to his own use any goods erty.
stolen propor chattels moving as, or which are a part of or which constitute, an interstate or foreign shipment of freight or express, or shall buy, or receive, or have in his possession any such goods or chattels, knowing the same to have
taking. etc., baggage.
etc., stolen baggage.
in district court.
Fraudulently been stolen; or whoever shall steal or shall unlawfully
take, carry away, or by fraud or deception obtain, with intent to convert to his own use, any baggage which shall have come into the possession of any common carrier
for transportation from one State or Territory or the District of Columbia to another State or Territory or the District of Columbia, or to a foreign country, or from a
foreign country to any State or Territory or the District Receiving,
of Columbia, or shall break into, steal, take, carry away, or conceal any of the contents of such baggage, or shall buy, receive, or have in his possession any such baggage or any article therefrom of whatsoever nature, knowing the same to have been stolen, shall in each case be fined
not more than five thousand dollars or imprisoned not Prosecutions
more than ten years, or both, and prosecutions therefor
may be instituted in any district wherein the crime shall Asporting have been committed. The carrying or transporting of separate
any such freight, express, baggage, goods, or chattels from one State or Territory or the District of Columbia into another State or Territory or the District of Columbia, knowing the same to have been stolen, shall constitute a separate offense and subject the offender to
the penalties above described for unlawful taking, and Prosecution prosecutions therefor may be instituted in any district
into which such freight, express, baggage, goods, or chattels shall have been removed or into which they shall
have been brought by such offender. Jurisdiction
Sec. 2. That nothing in this Act shall be held to take of State courts away or impair the jurisdiction of the courts of the
several States under the laws thereof; and a judgment of
conviction or acquittal on the merits under the laws of judgments. any State shall be a bar to any prosecution hereunder for
the same act or acts.
goods, etc., a
in district court.
Feb. 25, 1913. CHAP. 73.-An Act To extend the power of the Commissioner [H. R. 21220.) General of Immigration, subject to the approval of the Secretary (Public, No. of Commerce and Labor.
387.) 37 Stat. L.,
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representapt. 1, p. 682.
tives of the United States of America in Congress assemImmigrant bled, That for the purpose of making effective the power
To be estab- of establishing rules and regulations for protecting the lished at inte- United States and aliens migrating thereto from fraud rior places.
and loss, conferred upon the Commissioner General of Immigration, subject to the direction and with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, by section twenty-two of an Act entitled "An Act to regulate the immigration of aliens into the United States," approved February twentieth, nineteen hundred and seven. the Secretary of Commerce and Labor shall establish and maintain immigrant stations at such interior places as may be necessary, and, in the discretion of the said