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GENERAL AND SPECIAL CLAIMS COMMISSIONS, UNITED STATES AND MEXICO

For the expenses of the settlement and adjustment of claims by the citizens of each country against the other under a convention concluded September 8, 1923, and of citizens of the United States against Mexico under a convention concluded September 10, 1923, between the United States and Mexico, including the expenses which, under the terms of the two conventions, are chargeable in part to the United States, the expenses of the two commissions, and the expenses of an agency of the United States to perform all necessary services in connection with the preparation of the claims and the presenting thereof before the said commissions, as well as defending the United States in cases presented under the general convention by Mexico, including salaries of an agent and necessary counsel and other assistants and employees and rent in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, law books and books of reference, printing and binding, contingent expenses, contract stenographic reporting services, without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 41, sec. 3), the employment of special counsel, translators, and other technical experts, by contract, without regard to the provisions of any statute relative to employment, traveling expenses and subsistence or per diem in lieu of subsistence notwithstanding the provisions of any other Act, and such other expenses in the United States and elsewhere as the President may deem proper, $367,000.

GORGAS MEMORIAL LABORATORY

The Gorgas Memorial Laboratory: To enable the Secretary of State to pay the annual contribution of the United States to the maintenance and operation of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, as provided by the Act approved May 7, 1928 (45 Stat., p. 491), $50,000.

INTERNATIONAL FISHERIES COMMISSION

For the share of the United States of the expenses of the International Fisheries Commission, established under the treaty between the United States and Great Britain, concluded March 2, 1923, including salaries of two members and other employees of the commission, traveling expenses, purchase of books, periodicals, furniture, and scientific instruments, contingent expenses, rent in the District of Columbia, and such other expenses in the United States and elsewhere as the President may deem proper, to be disbursed under the direction of the Secretary of State, $36,500.

JOINT INVESTIGATION OF THE FISHERIES OF PASSAMAQUODDY AND COBS

COOK BAYS BY UNITED STATES AND CANADA

For the share of the United States of the expenses of an investigation to be made jontly by the United States and Canada of the probable effects of proposed international developments to generate electric power from the movement of the tides in Passamaquoddy and Cobscook Bays on the fisheries of that region, including travel and subsistence or per diem in lieu of subsistence, compensation of necessary without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. Č., title 41, sec. 5), rent in the District of Columbia or elsewhere, printing and binding, purchase of supplies and materials and necessary equipment, charter of vessels, and such other expenses as may be authorized by the Secretary of State, to be disbursed under the direction of the Secretary of State, $22,500.

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDHOOD

For the annual contribution of the United States of $2,000 per annum to the American International Institute for the Protection of Childhood at Montevideo, Uruguay, as authorized by the public resolution approved May 3, 1928 (45 Stat., p. 487).

INTERNATIONAL STATISTICAL INSTITUTE AT THE HAGUE

For the annual contribution of the United States to the International Statistical Bureau at The Hague for the calendar year 1932 as authorized by public resolution approved April 28, 1924 (43 Stat., p. 112), $2,000, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State.

INTERNATIONAL ROAD CONGRESS

To pay the quota of the United States in the Permanent Association of International Road Congresses, as authorized by the public resolution approved June 18, 1926 (Ú. S. C., Supp. III, title 22, sec. 269), $3,000.

CENTRAL BUREAU OF THE INTERNATIONAL MAP OF THE WORLD ON THE

MILLIONTH SCALE

For the annual contribution on the part of the United States toward the expenses incurred by the Central Bureau of the International Map of the World on the Millionth Scale for the calendar year 1931, $50.

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE EXPLORATION OF THE ARCTIC REGIONS

BY MEANS OF THE AIRSHIP

To enable the Secretary of State to pay the annual contribution of the United States in the plans of the organization of the International Society for the Exploration of the Arctic Regions by Means of the Airship for the establishment of geophysical observations in the inner Arctic regions, as authorized by Public Resolution Numbered 87, approved February 16, 1929, $300.

CONVENTION RELATING TO THE LIQUOR TRAFFIC IN AFRICA

Convention relating to the liquor traffic in Africa: To meet the share of the United States in the expenses for the calendar year 1932 of the Central International Office, created under article 7 of the convention of September 10, 1919, relating to the liquor traffic

JUDICIAL

UNITED STATES COURT FOR CHINA

For salaries of the judge, district attorney, and other officers and employees of the court; court expenses, including reference law books, ice, and drinking water for office purposes, $41,650.

PRISONS FOR AMERICAN CONVICTS

For expenses of maintaining in China, the former Ottoman Empire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, and Persia, institutions far incarcerating American convicts and persons declared insane by the United States Court for China or any consular court; wages of prison keepers; rent of quarters for prisons; ice and drinking water for prison purposes; and for the expenses of keeping, feeding, and transportation of prisoners and persons declared insane by the United States Court for China or any consular court in China, the former Ottoman Empire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, and Persia, so much as may be necessary; in all, $9,600.

BRINGING HOME PERSONS CHARGED WITH CRIME

For every expenditure requisite for or incident to the bringing home from foreign countries of persons charged with crime as authorized by section 5275 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 18, sec. 659), $6,000.

Section 3709 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 41, sec. 5) shall not apply to any purchase or service rendered payable from the foregoing appropriations when the aggregate amount involved does not exceed $100 or when the purchase or service relates to the packing of personal and household effects of Diplomatic, Consular, and Foreign Service officers and clerks for foreign shipment.

No portion of the sums appropriated in Title I of this Act, shall, unless expressly authorized, be expended for rent in the District of Columbia or elsewhere in the United States.

Wherever the Secretary of State, in his discretion, procures information on behalf of corporations, firms, and individuals, the expense of cablegrams and telephone service involved may be charged against the respective appropriations for the service utilized and reimbursement therefor shall be required from those for whom the information was procured, and, when made, be credited to the appropriation under which the expenditure was charged.

TITLE II.-DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Salaries: For Attorney General, $15,000; Solicitor General, $10,000; Assistant to the Attorney General, $9,000; and other personal services in the District of Columbia, including the Solicitors of the State, Treasury, Commerce, and Labor Departments, and the office forces of the Solicitors of the Treasury, Commerce, and Labor For the purchase of law books, books of reference, and periodicals, including the exchange thereof, for the Department of Justice, $9,000: Provided, That not to exceed $2 per volume shall be paid for the current and future volumes of the United States Code, Annotated.

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE For stationery, furniture and repairs, floor coverings not exceeding $1,500, file holders and cases; miscellaneous expenditures, including telegraphing and telephones, postage, labor, typewriters and adding machines and the exchange thereof and repairs thereto, streetcar fares not exceeding $300, newspapers, press clippings, and other necessaries ordered by the Attorney General; official transportation, including the repair, maintenance, and operation of three motordriven passenger cars, delivery truck, and motor cycle, to be used only for official purposes, and purchase and repair of bicycles, $90,000.

For rent of buildings and parts of buildings in the District of Columbia, $122,000, if space can not be assigned by the Public Buildings Commission in buildings under the control of that commission. For printing

and binding for the Department of Justice and the courts of the United States, $310,000.

For traveling and other miscellaneous and emergency expenses, authorized and approved by the Attorney General, to be expended at his discretion, $25,000.

MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Conduct of customs cases: Assistant Attorney General, special attorneys and counselors at law in the conduct of customs cases, to be employed and their compensation fixed by the Attorney General; necessary clerical assistance and other employees at the seat of government and elsewhere, to be employed and their compensation fixed by the Attorney General, including experts at such rates of compensation as may be authorized or approved by the Attorney General; supplies, Supreme Court Reports and Digests, and Federal Reporter and Digests, traveling, and other miscellaneous and incidental expenses, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General; in all, $119,940.

Defending suits in claims against the United States: For necessary expenses incurred in the examination of witnesses, procuring evidence, employment of experts at such rates of compensation as may be authorized or approved by the Attorney General, and such other expenses as may be necessary in defending suits in the Court of Claims, including Indian depredation claims, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, $70,000.

Detection and prosecution of crimes: For the detection and prosecution of crimes against the United States; for the protection of the person of the President of the United States; the acquisition, collection, classification, and preservation of criminal identification and other records and their exchange with the officials of States, cities, and other institutions; for such other investigations regardand the Department of State as may be directed by the Attorney General; hire, maintenance, upkeep, and operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles when necessary; firearms and ammunition, such stationery, supplies, and equipment for use at the seat of government or elsewhere as the Attorney General may direct, including not to exceed $11,200 for taxicab hire to be used exclusively for the purposes set forth in this paragraph and to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General; traveling expenses; and payment of rewards when specifically authorized by the Attorney General for information leading to the apprehension of fugitives from justice, including not to exceed $414,246 for personal services in the District of Columbia, $2,978,520.

EXAMINATION OF JUDICIAL OFFICES

Examination of judicial offices: For the investigation of the official acts, records, and accounts of marshals, attorneys, and clerks of the United States courts and Territorial courts, and United States commissioners, for which purpose all the official papers, records, and dockets of said officers, without exception, shall be examined by the agents of the Attorney General at any time; and also, when requested by the presiding judge, the official acts, records, and accounts of referees and trustees of such courts; for copying, in the District of Columbia or elsewhere, reports of examiners at folio rates; traveling expenses; and including not to exceed $136,940 for personal services in the District of Columbia; in all, $260,340; to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General.

Enforcement of antitrust laws: For the enforcement of antitrust laws, including experts at such rates of compensation as may be authorized or approved by the Attorney General, including not to exceed $55,560 for personal services in the District of Columbia, $204,160.

BUREAU OF PRISONS

Salaries and expenses: For salaries and expenses in connection with the supervision of the maintenance and care of United States prisoners, including not to exceed $194,078 for personal services in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, traveling expenses, and expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with the work of such bureau when authorized by the Attorney General, $234,078.

BUREAU OF PROHIBITION

Salaries and expenses : For expenses to enforce and administer the applicable provisions of the National Prohibition Act, as amended, and supplemented (U. S. C., title 27), and internal revenue laws, pursuant to the Act of March 3, 1927 (U. S. C., Supp. III, title 5, secs. 281–281e), and the Act of May 27, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 427), including the employment of executive officers, attorneys, agents, inspectors, investigators, supervisors, clerks, messengers, and other personnel, in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, to be appointed as authorized by law; the securing of evidence of violations of the Acts; the cost of chemical analysis made by other than employees

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