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at London, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and New Orleans, traveling expenses of Diplomatic and Foreign Service officers, including attendance at trade and other conferences or congresses under orders of the Secretary of State as authorized by section 14 of the Act approved May 24, 1924 (U. S. C., title 22, sec. 16; U. S.C.

, Supp. III, title 22, sec. 16), miscellaneous expenses of embassies and legations, and for loss on bills of exchange to and from embassies and legations, including such loss on bills of exchange to officers of the United States Court for China, and payment in advance of rent of dispatch agencies, cost, not exceeding $350 per annum each of the tuition of Foreign Service officers assigned for the study of the languages of Asia and Eastern Europe, telephone and other similar services under this appropriation are hereby authorized, $912,740: Provided, That no part of this sum appropriated for contingent expenses, foreign missions, shall be expended for salaries or wages of persons (except interpreters, translators, and messengers) not American citizens performing clerical services, whether officially designated as clerks or not, in any foreign mission.

EXPENSES OF FOREIGN SERVICE INSPECTORS

For the traveling expenses of Foreign Service officers detailed for inspection while traveling and inspecting under instructions from the Secretary of State, $25,000.

ALLOWANCE FOR CLERK HIRE AT UNITED STATES CONSULATES

For allowance for clerk hire at consulates, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of State, including salary during transit to and from homes in the United States upon beginning and after termination of services, $2,234,088.

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, UNITED STATES CONSULATES For expenses of providing all such stationery, blanks, record and other books, seals, presses, flags, signs, repairs, including minor alterations, supervision, preservation, and maintenance of Government-owned consular properties in foreign countries, and properties acquired under the Act approved May 7, 1926, as amended (U.S.C. Supp. III, title 22, secs. 291, 296), and including also custodial service, water, materials, supplies, tools, seeds, plants, shrubs, and similar objects, postage, furniture, household furniture and furnishings, except as provided by the Act of May 7, 1926, as amended, for Government-owned or rented buildings when in the judgment of the Secretary of State it would be in the public interest to do so, not to exceed $25,000, typewriters and exchange of same, statistics, newspapers (foreign and domestic), freight, telegrams, advertising, ice and drinking water for office purposes, hire of motor-propelled or horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and purchase, maintenance, operation, and hire of other passenger-carrying vehicles, uniforms, messenger service, traveling expenses of Consular and Foreign Service officers, including attendance at trade and other conferences or congresses under orders of the Secretary of State as authorized by section 14 of the Act approved May 24, 1924 (U. S. C., title 22, sec. 16; U. S. C., Supp. III, title 22, sec. 16); compensation of interpreters, kavasses, guards, dragomans, translators, Chinese writers, and supervisors of construction, loss by exchange, and such other miscellaneous expenses as the President may think necessary for the several consulates and consular agencies in the transaction of their business and payment in advance of telephone, and other similar services under this appropriation are hereby authorized, $905,931.

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RELIEF AND PROTECTION OF AMERICAN SEAMEN

For relief, protection, and burial of American seamen in foreign countries, in the Panama Canal Zone, and in the Philippine Islands, and shipwrecked American seamen in the Territory of Alaska, in the Hawaiian Islands, in Porto Rico, and in the Virgin Islands, $50,000.

SALARIES OF FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS

For salaries of Foreign Service officers as provided in the Act entitled “An Act for the reorganization and improvement of the Foreigi. Service of the United States, and for other purposes," approved May 24, 1924 (U. S. C., title 22, sec. 3), $3,373,500.

SALARIFS, DIPLOMATIC, CONSULAR, AND FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS WHILE

RECEIVING INSTRUCTIONS AND IN TRANSIT

To pay the salaries of ambassadors, ministers, consuls, vice consuls, and other officers of the United States for the period actually and necessarily occupied in receiving instructions and in making transits to and from their posts, and while awaiting recognition and authority to act in pursuance with the provisions of section 1740 of the Revised Statutes (U.S. C., title 22, sec. 121), $23,000.

TRANSPORTATION OF DIPLOMATIC, CONSULAR, AND FOREIGN SERVICE

OFFICERS

To

pay the traveling expenses of Diplomatic, Consular, and Foreign Service officers, and other employees of the Foreign Service, including officers and employees of the United States Court for China, and the itemized and verified statements of the actual and necessary expenses of transportation and subsistence, under such regulations as the Secretary of State may prescribe, of their families and effects, in going to and returning from their posts, including not to exceed $110,000 incurred in connection with leaves of absence, and of the preparation and transportation of the remains of those officers and said employees of the Foreign Service, who have died or may die abroad or in transit while in the discharge of their official duties, to their former homes in this country or to a place not more distant for interment and for the ordinary expenses of such interment, $518,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available also for the authorized expenses of the judge and district attorney of the United States Court for China while attending sessions of the court at other cities than Shanghai, not to exceed $8 per day each, and for the authorized subsistence expenses of Consular and Foreign Service officers while on temporary detail under commission.

EMERGENCIES ARISING IN THE DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE

To enable the President to meet unforeseen emergencies arising in the Diplomatic and Consular Service, and to extend the commercial and other interests of the United States and to meet the necessary expenses attendant upon the execution of the Neutrality Act, to be expended pursuant to the requirement of section 291 of the Revised Statutos (U. S. C., title 31, sec. 107), $400,000.

ALLOWANCE TO WIDOWS OR HEIRS OF DIPLOMATIC, CONSULAR, AND

FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS WHO DIE ABROAD

For payment under the provisions of section 1749 of the Revised Statutes (U. S. C., title 22, sec. 130) to the widows or heirs at law of Diplomatic, Consular, and Foreign Service officers of the United States dying in foreign countries in the discharge of their duties, $2,000.

POST ALLOWANCES TO DIPLOMATIC, CONSULAR, AND FOREIGN SERVICE

OFFICERS

To enable the President, in his descretion, and in accordance with such regulations as he may prescribe, to make special allowances by way of additional compensation to Diplomatic, Consular, and Foreign Service officers, and officers of the United States Court for China in order to adjust their official income to the ascertained cost of living at the posts to which they may be assigned, $100,000.

FOREIGN SERVICE BUILDINGS FUND

For the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of the “Foreign Service Building Act, 1926.” (U. S. C., Supp: III, title 22, sec. 295), and for each and every object thereof, including the initial alterations, repair, and furnishing of buildings heretofore acquired under specific authorization of Congress for the use of the diplomatic and consular establishments in foreign countries, $2,000,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That in' expending appropriations for the foregoing purposes obligations shall not be incurred which will require expenditures in excess of the total of $10,000,000 now authorized by law.

FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY FUND For financing the liability of the United States, created by the Act entitled "An Act for the reorganization and improvement of the Foreign Service of the United States, and for other purposes," approved May 24, 1924 (U. S. C., title 22, sec. 21), as amended by the Act of July 3, 1926 (U. S.C.

, Supp. III, title 22, sec. 21), $215,000, which amount shall be placed to the credit of the Foreign Service retirement and disability fund.”

REPRESENTATION ALLOWANCES For representation allowances, as authorized by section 12 of the Act of May 24, 1924 (U. S. C., title 22, sec. 12), $125,000.

RENT, HEAT, FUEL, AND LIGHT, FOREIGN SERVICE

For rent, heat, fuel, and light for the Foreign Service and the United States Court for China for officers and grounds, including annual ground rent of the embassy at Tokyo, Japan, for the year ending March 15, 1932, and, as authorized by the Act approved June 26, 1930 (46 Stat., p. 818), for living quarters and for allowances for living quarters, including heat, fuel, and light, $1,587,709 : Provided, That payment for rent may be made in advance: Provided further, That the Secretary of State may enter into leases for such offices, grounds, and living quarters for periods not exceeding ten years.

INTERNATIONAL OBLIGATIONS, COMMISSIONS, BUREAUS, AND SO FORTH

CAPE SPARTEL LIGHT, COAST OF MOROCCO

For annual proportion of the expenses of Cape Spartel and Tangier Light on the coast of Morocco, including loss by exchange, $868.50.

RESCUING SHIPWRECKED AMERICAN SEAMEN

For expenses which may be incurred in the acknowledgment of the services of masters and crews of foreign vessels in rescuing American seamen or citizens from shipwreck or other catastrophe at sea, $2,000.

INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

For contribution to the maintenance of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, in conformity with the terms of the conventions of May 20, 1875, and October 6, 1921, the same to be paid, under the direction of the Secretary of State, to said bureau on its certificate of apportionment, $4,342.50.

INTERNATIONAL BUREAU FOR PUBLICATION OF CUSTOMS TARIFFS

To meet the share of the United States in the annual expense for the year ending March 31, 1932, of sustaining the international bureau at Brussels for the translation and publication of customs tariffs, pursuant to the convention proclaimed December 17, 1890, $1,400.

WATER BOUNDARY, UNITED STATES AND MEXICO

For expenses of meeting the obligations of the United States under the treaties of 1884, 1889, 1905, and 1906 between the United States and Mexico, including rent, purchase, maintenance, and operation of motor-propelled vehicles, installation, maintenance, and operation of gauging stations where necessary and their equipment, and so much of the amount herein appropriated as may be necessary for these purposes may be transferred by the Secretary of State to the United States Geological Survey for direct expenditure, $71,060.

BOUNDARY TREATY OF 1925 BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT

BRITAIN: INTERNATIONAL BOUNDARY COMMISSION, UNITED STATES AND CANADA AND ALASKA AND CANADA

To enable the President to perform the obligations of the United States under the treaty between the United States and Great Britain in respect of Canada, signed February 24, 1925; for salaries and expenses, including the salary of the commissioner and salaries of the necessary engineers, clerks, and other employees for duty at the seat of government and in the field; cost of office equipment and supplies; necessary traveling expenses; commutation of subsistence to employees while on field duty not to exceed $4 per day each; for payment for timber necessarily cut in keeping the boundary line clear, not to exceed $500; and for all other necessary and reasonable expenses incurred by the United States in maintaining an effective demarcation of the international boundary line between the United States and Canada and Alaska and Canada under the terms of the treaty aforesaid, including the employment of one mathematician to complete the remaining work required under the award of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal and existing treaties between the United States and Great Britain, to be disbursed under the direction of the Secretary of State, $49,790: Provided, That when the commissioner, or the engineer to the commissioner, shall he absent from Washington or their regular place of residence on official business they shall be allowed actual and necessary expenses of subsistence not to exceed $8 per day each.

INTERNATIONAL PRISON COMMISSION

For subscription of the United States as an adhering member of the International Prison Commission, and the expenses of a commission, including preparation of reports, $5,500.

PAN AMERICAN UNION

For the payment of the quota of the United States for the support of the Pan American Union, $160,603.20, and for printing and binding of the union, $20,000; in all, $180,603.20.

INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF THE PERMANENT COURT OF ARBITRATION

To meet the share of the United States in the expenses for the calendar year 1930 of the International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, created under article 43 of the convention concluded at The Hague, October 18, 1907, for the pacific settlement of international disputes, $2,000.

BUREAU OF INTERPARLIAMENTARY UNION FOR PROMOTION OF INTERNA

TIONAL ARBITRATION

For the contribution of the United States toward the maintenance of the Bureau of the Interparliamentary Union for the promotion of international arbitration, $10,000.

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