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lished in the several States and Territories under the Act of Congress of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, for nineteen hundred and three, of which one thousand copies shall be for the use of the Senate, two thousand copies for the use of the House of Representatives, and five thousand copies for the use of the Department of Agriculture; and that annually hereafter a similar report shall be prepared and printed, the edition to be the same as for the report herein provided.

Res. April 27, 1904, No. 29, 33 Stat. 590.

Act March 2, 1887, c. 314, mentioned in this resolution, is set forth

on p. 245, ante. ACT AUGUST 10, 1912, c. 284. (37 Stat. 269.)

SALARIES, OFFICE OF EXPERIMENT STATIONS: One director, four thousand five hundred dollars; one chief clerk, two thousand dollars; one computer, two thousand dollars; one draftsman, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one clerk and proof reader, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one editorial clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; one editorial clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; one draftsman, one thousand two hundred dollars; two clerks, class three; four clerks, class two; seven clerks, class one; six clerks, at one thousand dollars each; twelve clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; one messenger, eight hundred and forty dollars; three messengers, messenger boys, or laborers, at six hundred dollars each ; four messengers, messenger boys, or laborers, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; one skilled laborer, nine hundred dollars; five laborers or charwomen, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; two laborers or charwomen, at two hundred and forty dollars each; in all, fifty-eight thousand two hundred and forty dollars.

GENERAL EXPENSES, OFFICE OF EXPERIMENT STATIONS: To carry into effect the provisions of an Act approved March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled "An Act to establish agricultural experiment stations in connection with the colleges established in the several States under the provisions of an Act approved July second, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, and of the Acts supplementary, thereto,” the sums apportioned to the several States and

" Territories to be paid quarterly in advance, seven hundred and twenty thousand dollars;

To carry into effect the provisions of an Act approved March sixteenth, nineteen hundred and six, entitled "An Act to provide for an increased annual appropriation for agricultural experiment stations and regulating the expenditure thereof," the sums apportioned to the several States and Territories to be paid quarterly in advance, seven hundred and twenty thousand dollars: Provided, That not to exceed fifteen thousand dollars shall be paid to each State and Territory under this Act;

To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to enforce the provisions of the above Acts, relative to their administration, including the employment of clerks, assistants, and other persons in the city of Washington and elsewhere, freight and express charges, official traveling expenses, office fixtures, supplies, apparatus, telegraph and telephone service, gas, electric current, and rent outside of the District of Columbia, thirty-eight thousand four hundred dollars; *

A provision, here omitted, that the Secretary of Agriculture shall prescribe the form of financial statement required under the two acts mentioned above, ascertain whether the expenditures are in accordance with their provisions, and make report thereon to Congress, is set forth on

p. 251, ante. To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to establish and maintain agricultural experiment stations in Alaska, Hawaii, Porto Rico, and the island of Guam, including the erection of buildings, the preparation, illustration, and distribution of reports and bulletins, and all other necessary expenses, one hundred and five thousand dollars, as follows: Alaska, thirty thousand dollars; Hawaii, thirty thousand dollars; Porto Rico, thirty thousand dollars; and Guam, fifteen thousand dollars; 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, Porto Rico, and the island of Guam, and to apply the money received from the sale of such products to the maintenance of said stations, and this fund shall be available until used;

To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to investigate and report upon the organization and progress of farmers' institutes and agricultural schools in the several States and Territories, and upon similar organizations in foreign countries, with special suggestions of plans and methods for making such organizations more effective for the dissemination of the results of the work of the Department of Agriculture and the agricultural experiment stations, and of improved methods of agricultural practice, including the employment of labor in the city of Washington and elsewhere, and all other necessary expenses, fifteen thousand seven hundred and sixty dollars;

În all for general expenses, one million five hundred and ninetynine thousand one hundred and sixty dollars.

NUTRITION INVESTIGATIONS: To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to investigate the nutritive value of agricultural products used for human food, with special suggestions of plans and methods for the more effective utilization of such products for this purpose, with the cooperation of other bureaus of the department, and to disseminate useful information on this subject, including the employment of labor in the city of Washington and elsewhere, and all other necessary expenses, sixteen thousand dollars.

IRRIGATION INVESTIGATIONS: To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to investigate and report upon the laws of the States and Territories as affecting irrigation and the rights of appropriators, and of riparian proprietors and institutions relating to irrigation, and upon the use of irrigation water at home and abroad with especial suggestions of the best methods for the utilization of irrigation waters in agriculture, and upon the use of different kinds of power and appliances for irrigation and for the preparation and illustration of reports and bulletins on irrigation, including the employment of labor in the city of Washington and elsewhere, rent outside of the District of Columbia, and all necessary expenses, ninety-eight thousand three hundred dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to cause a thorough investigation to be made and report to Congress at the opening of the next session upon the feasibility and the economy of irrigation by the reservoir system or plan in western Kansas and western Oklahoma.

DRAINAGE INVESTIGATIONS: To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to investigate and report upon the drainage of swamp and other wet lands which may be made available for agricultural purposes, and to prepare plans for the removal of surplus waters by drainage from such lands, and for the preparation and illustration of reports and bulletins on drainage, including the employment of labor in the city of Washington and elsewhere, rent outside of the District of Columbia, and all necessary expenses, one hundred thousand dollars.

Total for Office of Experiment Stations, one million eight hundred and seventy-one thousand and seven hundred dollars.

Act August 10, 1912, c. 284, 37 Stat. 297.

These are provisions of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, cited above.

OFFICE OF PUBLIC ROADS.

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ACT JUNE 30, 1906, C. 3913. (34 Stat. 669.)
Director of office,

One director, who shall be a scientist and have charge of all scientific and technical work,

Act June 30, 1906, c. 3913, 34 Stat. 694.

This is a provision of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1907, cited above. · Provisions in the same words are contained in the similar acts for subsequent fiscal years. The provision in the act for the fiscal year 1913 is set forth below.

ACT AUGUST 10, 1912, c. 284. (37 Stat. 269.)

SALARIES, OFFICE OF PUBLIC Roads: One director, who shall be a scientist and have charge of all scientific and technical work, four thousand dollars; one chief clerk, one thousand nine hundred dollars; two clerks, class three; one clerk or instrument maker, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; one clerk, one thousand three hundred and twenty dollars; three clerks, at one thousand two hundred and sixty dollars each; three clerks, class one; one clerk or photographer, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk or photographer, one thousand dollars; two clerks, at one thousand one hundred and forty dollars each; one clerk, one thousand and eighty dollars; one clerk, one thousand and twenty dollars; four clerks, at one thousand dollars each; one clerk, nine hundred dollars; one clerk or instrument maker, one thousand two hundred dollars; one messenger or laborer, seven hundred and twenty dollars; one messenger or laborer, six hundred and sixty dollars; four messengers or laborers, at six hundred dollars each; one messenger boy, four hundred and eighty dollars; one messenger boy, three hundred and sixty dollars; two chàrwomen, at two hundred and forty dollars each; in all, thirtyseven thousand and twenty dollars.

GENERAL EXPENSES, OFFICE OF PUBLIC Roads: For salaries, and the employment of labor in the city of Washington and elsewhere, supplies, office fixtures, apparatus, traveling and all other necessary expenses for conducting investigations and experiments, and for collating, reporting, and illustrating the results of same, and for preparing, publishing, and distributing bulletins and reports as follows: Provided, That no part of these appropriations shall be expended for the rent or purchase of road-making machinery except such as may be necessary for field experimental work as hereinafter provided for :

For inquiries in regard to systems of road management throughout the United States and for giving expert advice on this subject, twenty-five thousand dollars;

For investigations of the best methods of road making and the best kinds of road-making materials, and for furnishing expert advice on road building and maintenance, seventy-five thousand dollars;

For investigations of the chemical and physical character of road materials, twenty-five thousand dollars;

For conducting field experiments and various methods of road construction and maintenance, and investigations concerning various road materials and preparations; for investigating and developing equipment intended for the preparation and application of bitumi. nous and other binders; for the purchase of materials and equipment; for the employment of assistants and labor; for the erection of buildings; such experimental work to be confined as nearly as possible to one point during the fiscal year, thirty thousand dollars;

For general administrative expenses connected with the abovementioned lines of investigations and experiments, ten thousand one hundred dollars;

In all, for general expenses, one hundred and sixty-five thousand one hundred dollars.

Total for Office of Public Roads, two hundred and two thousand one hundred and twenty dollars.

Act August 10, 1912, c. 284, 37 Stat. 299.

These are provisions of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, cited above.

INSECTICIDE ACT OF 1910.

ACT APRIL 26, 1910, c. 191. An act for preventing the manufacture, sale, or

transportation of adulterated or misbranded Paris greens, lead arsenates, and other insecticides, and also fungicides, and for regulating traffic

therein, and for other purposes. (36 Stat. 331.) Manufacture of adulterated or misbranded insecticides, etc., and fungicides in

the Territories or District of Columbia, unlawful; violation of provisions

a misdemeanor; punishment. That it shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture within any Territory or the District of Columbia any insecticide, Paris green, lead arsenate, or fungicide which is adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of this Act; and any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not to exceed two hundred dollars for the first offense, and upon conviction for each subsequent offense be fined not to exceed three hundred dollars, or sentenced to imprisonment for not to exceed one year, or both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.

Act April 26, 1910, c. 191, s. 1, 36 Stat. 331. Interstate or foreign commerce in adulterated or misbranded insecticides, etc.,

and fungicides, prohibited; shipment, delivery, etc., of such articles a mis

demeanor; punishment; articles for export. Sec. 2. That the introduction into any State or Territory or the District of Columbia from any other State or Territory or the District of Columbia, or from any foreign country, or shipment to any

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foreign country, of any insecticide, or Paris green, or lead arsenate, or fungicide which is adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of this Act is hereby prohibited; and any person who shall ship or deliver for shipment from any State or Territory or the District of Columbia to any other State or Territory or the District of Columbia, or to a foreign country, or who shall receive in any State or Territory or the District of Columbia from any other State or Territory or the District of Columbia, or foreign country, and having so received, shall deliver, in original unbroken packages, for pay or otherwise, or offer to deliver, to any other person, any such article so adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of this Act, or any person who shall sell or offer for sale in the District of Columbia or any Territory of the United States any such adulterated or misbranded insecticide, or Paris green, or lead arsenate, or fungicide, or export or offer to export the same to any foreign country, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and for such offense be fined not exceeding two hundred dollars for the first offense, and upon conviction for each subsequent offense not exceeding three hundred dollars, or be imprisoned not exceeding one year, or both, in the discretion of the court: Provided, That no article shall be deemed misbranded or adulterated within the provisions of this Act when intended for export to any foreign country and prepared or packed according to the specifications or directions of the foreign purchaser; but if said articles shall be in fact sold or offered for sale for domestic use or consumption, then this proviso shall not exempt said article from the operation of any of the other provisions of this Act.

Act April 26, 1910, c. 191, 9. 2, 36 Stat. 331. Regulations for carrying out provisions of act; collection and examination of

specimens of insecticides, etc., and fungicides. Sec. 3. That the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor shall make uniform rules and regulations for carrying out the provisions of this Act, including the collection and examination of specimens of insecti. cides, Paris greens, lead arsenates, and fungicides manufactured or offered for sale in the District of Columbia or in any Territory of the United States, or which shall be offered for sale in unbroken packages in any State other than that in which they shall have been respectively manufactured or produced, or which shall be received from any foreign country or intended for shipment to any foreign country, or which may be submitted for examination by the director of the experiment station of any State, Territory, or the District of Columbia (acting under the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture), or at any domestic or foreign port through which such product is offered for interstate commerce, or for export or import between the United States and any foreign port or country.

Act April 26, 1910, c. 191, s. 3, 36 Stat. 331. Making of examinations of specimens of insecticides, etc., and fungicides; notice

of adulteration or misbranding to party, and hearing thereon; certification of violations of act to district attorneys; notice by publication of judgment of court. Sec. 4. That the examination of specimens of insecticides, Paris greens, lead arsenates, and fungicides shall be made in the Department of Agriculture, by such existing bureau or bureaus as may be

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