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[ Act No. 1679, August 10, 1907 ]

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SUNDRY EXPENSES OF THE INSULAR GOVERNMENT FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE THIRTIETH, NINE-TEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHT, AND OTHER DESIGNATED

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:

SECTION 1. The following sums, or so much thereof as may be . respectively necessary, are hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in part compensation for the service of the Insular Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, and thereafter until expended, unless otherwise stated:
EXECUTIVE.

For salaries as follows: Governor-General, at thirty thousand pesos per annum; Secretary of the Interior, at twenty-one thousand pesos per annum; Secretary of Commerce and Police, at twenty-one thousand pesos per annum; Secretary of Finance and Justice, at twenty-one thousand pesos per annum; Secretary of Public Instruction, at twenty-one thousand pesos per annum; private secretary to the Governor-General, at five thousand pesos per annum; four private secretaries, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum each; one hundred and thirty-eight thousand two hundred pesos.

PHILIPPINE  COMMISSION.

For salaries of the President and four Commissioners, at ten thousand pesos per annum each ; three Commissioners, not secretaries of departments, at fifteen thousand pesos per annum each; Secretary of the Commission, at six thousand pesos per annum, which position is hereby created, effective as of the date of the organization of the Philippine Legislature; three private secretaries, at two thousand eight hundred pesos per annum each; for payment of expenses incident to the work of compilation and codification of the laws of the Philippine Islands, as contemplated by a resolution of the Commission dated May ninth, nineteen hundred and seven : and for the expenses of a joint committee to serve during recess of the Philippine Legislature: Provided, That neither the President nor any Commissioner serving on such joint committee shall lie entitled to additional compensation there-tor; one hundred thousand pesos.

The Secretary of the Commission shall be appointed by resolution of the Commission and shall perform the duties which would Commission-properly be required of the Recorder of the  Commission under existing law after the organization of the Philippine Legislature and such other duties as may be fixed by resolution of the Commission. He shall also act as chief of the division of legislative records of the Executive Bureau.

PHILIPPINE ASSEMBLY.


For per diems of Delegates, two hundred and eighty-eight thousand pesos; for traveling expenses of Delegates, salaries and wages of the necessary subordinate personnel, printing and binding, postage and telegrams, rental of a suitable building or buildings for the purposes of the Assembly, expenses of a joint committee to serve during recess of the Philippine Legislature, including additional compensation to be fixed by joint resolution of the Commission and Assembly for the seven Delegates representing the Assembly on said committee, and other necessary expenses to be disbursed in accordance with resolutions of the Assembly, two hundred and twelve thousand pesos.

Executive Bureau.

Executive Bureau: For salaries and wages of Executive Secretary, at eighteen thousand pesos per annum : Assistant Executive Secretary, at twelve thousand pesos per annum ; Second Assistant Executive Secretary, at seven thousand pesos per annum; Special Agent, at eight thousand pesos per annum, who shall be appointed by the Governor-General, with the advice and consent of the Commission, and perform such duties as the Executive Secretary shall direct; Recorder of the Commission, at five thousand pesos per ' annum up to but not including the date of the organization of the Philippine Legislature.

Division of legislative records:
A division of legislative records is hereby authorized from and after the date of the organization of the Philippine Legislature. The Secretary of the Commission shall be chief of said division, as hereinbefore provided, and as such shall perform the duties of the position under the supervision of the Executive Secretary, and such other duties as may be assigned to him by the Executive Secretary.   He shall be allowed the following force: One clerk, class six; two clerks, class seven : one clerk, class nine; one clerk, class ten; one messenger, at: three hundred pesos per annum; and such other employees as may lie necessary from time to time and as may be assigned to his office by the Executive Secretary from the authorized force of the Executive Bureau.  Pending the establishment of the Division of Legislative Records, the Recorder of the Commission shall be allowed the force herein authorized for the Secretary of the Commission, excepting one clerk class six.
Translating division:
Chief of division, at seven thousand pesos per annum; assistant chief, class four; one clerk, class five; two clerks, class six; one clerk, class seven; one clerk, at three thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class eight; two clerks, Class A: one clerk, Class F; one messenger, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum
Division of archives, patents, copyrights, and trade-marks:
Chief of division, at six thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class seven; three employees, class eight: one clerk, class ten; one clerk, Class C; two clerks. Class D: two clerks, Class' F; three clerks, Class II; one clerk. Class T; two clerks. Class J; two messengers, at three hundred pesos per annum each.
Law division :
Chief of division, at six thousand pesos per annum; onei clerk, class six; one clerk, class seven; one clerk, at three thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class eight; one clerk, Class B; one clerk, Class C; one clerk, Class H; one special employee, at seven hundred and twenty pesos per annum; one messenger, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum.
Administration division:
Chief of division, class three; assistant chief of division, class division' four: one clerk, class live; three clerks, class six; eight clerks, class seven: three clerks, class eight; four clerks, class nine; one employee, at two thousand one hundred and sixty pesos per annum; three clerks. Class A; two clerks, Class B; one clerk, Class D; one clerk. Class F: four messengers, at four hundred and eighty pesos per annum each: eleven messengers, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; two messengers, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Records division:
Chief of division, class four; one clerk, class five; one clerk, class six: lour clerks, class seven: four clerks, class eight; three clerks, class nine; one clerk, class ten; one clerk, Class A; one clerk, Class B: two clerks, Class C: four clerks, Class D; two clerks, Class E: two clerks. Class F: three clerks, Class G; two clerks, Class IT: two clerks, Class I; five messengers, at four hundred and eighty pesos per annum each; four messengers, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each.
Custodian force:
One janitor, Class A: one watchman,'Class G; ten laborers, at twenty-live pesos per month each ; four laborers, at twenty pesos per month each.
Miscellaneous:
For compensation of supervisor of land assessments, members of central equalizing hoard, and clerk, as authorized by Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and seventy-two.

Per diems of ten pesos for the United States Army officer detailed as aid-de-camp to the Governor-General.
For hire of temporary employees, including translators.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies: per diems of officers and employees when traveling unofficial business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams: postage and telegrams; printing and binding; advertising: subscription to newspapers; for a fund to be expended in the discretion of the Governor-General; for a special fund to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior for such purposes as may he considered necessary in establishing and promoting friendly relations with non-Christian tribes and suppressing head-hunting, six thousand pesos; for electric lighting, ice, distilled water, and supplies for I he Ayuntamiento Building; telephone rent, Ayuntamiento Building; for contingent expenses of Malacañan, including lighting of park and buildings, purchase and repair of furniture and supplies, maintenance of buildings and grounds, telephone rent, hire and maintenance of transportation; and other incidental expenses; four hundred and eighty thousand pesos.
BUREAU OF AUDITS.

Bureau of Audits: For salaries and wages of—
Administration :
Insular Auditor, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; Deputy Insular Auditor, at seven thousand five hundred pesos per annum; two Assistant Auditors, at six thousand pesos per annum each; four clerks, class three; two clerks, class four; two clerks, class five; five clerks, class six; eight clerks, class seven; eleven clerks, class eight; eight clerks, class nine; five clerks, class ten; three clerks, Class A; two clerks, Class P.: three clerks, Class C; two clerks, Class D; two clerks, Class E; four clerks, Class F; four clerks, Class G; two clerks, Class II; fifteen clerks, Class I; eight clerks, Class J; one messenger, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; three messengers, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Provincial division :
Chief District Auditor, at six thousand pesos per annum; two clerks, class four; ten clerks, class five; ten clerks, class six; four clerks, class seven; two clerks, class eight; two clerks, class nine.
Bond division:
One clerk, class six; two clerks, class nine; one clerk, Class J.
Railway division:
One clerk, class six; one clerk, class eight; one clerk, Class D; one clerk, at one thousand pesos per annum; two clerks, Class G; three clerks, Class H; one messenger, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum.
Miscellaneous:
For reimbursement to the Bureau of the Treasury of portion of expense of watchman service furnished by that Bureau, for the Intendencia Building, one thousand five hundred pesos; for service of policemen at the Bureau of Printing in connection with the printing of stamps and other matter having a cash value; and for hire of temporary employees.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; and other incidental expenses; three hundred and sixty-six thousand six hundred pesos.

From the clerks authorized for the Bureau of Audits the Insular Auditor is authorized to designate a sufficient number as District Auditors to carry out the provisions of existing law.
Fidelity bond premiums:
For the payment of premiums on the fidelity bonds, twenty-five thousand pesos.

The Bureau of Audits is hereby transferred from the Department of Finance and Justice to the executive control and supervision of the Governor-General, and sections twenty-eight and thirty-one of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and seven are hereby amended accordingly.
BUREAU OF CIVIL SERVICE.

Bureau of Civil Service: For salaries and wages of Director of Civil Service, at ten thousand pesos per annum, and two Assistant Directors of Civil Service, at six thousand pesos per annum each: Provided, however, That in case of the resignation or separation from the service of any one of the incumbents of the positions of Assistant Director of Civil Service, the authorized officials of the Bureau shall be the following: One Director of Civil Service, at eight thousand pesos per annum, and one Assistant Director of Civil Service, at seven thousand pesos per annum: Provided, That the salary of the present incumbent of the office of Director of Civil Service shall not be changed; one examiner, class throe; one examiner,  class four;  one examiner,  class five:   two  examiners, class six; two examiners, class seven; three examiners, class eight; one clerk, class nine; one clerk, Class A; one clerk, Class B; one clerk, Class C; one clerk, Class D; one clerk, Class E; one clerk, Class F; one clerk. Class G; one clerk, Class H; one clerk, Class I; one messenger. Class J; one messenger, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; one messenger at two hundred and forty pesos per annum : and hire of temporary employees; for contingent expenses, including purchase of books, office furniture, and supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official busies; for transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams: postage and telegrams; printing and binding; and other Incidental expenses: Provided, That the cost of cablegrams sent at the request of other branches of the Government shall be borne by the office making such request; seventy-eight thousand three hundred pesos.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

BUREAU OF HEALTH.

Bureau of Health: For salaries and wages of—
General   office:
Director of Health, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; chief clerk, class four: three1 clerks, class seven; one clerk, class nine; three clerks. Class A: one clerk. Class E; one clerk, Class I; one clerk. Class J: five employees, at thirty pesos per month each; one employee, at twenty pesos per month.
Inspection  division:
Assistant Director of Health, at seven thousand five hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Cebu and Oriental Negros. at five thousand pesos per annum; one district health officer, Albay and Ambos Camarines, at four thousand pesos per annum: one district health officer, Palawan, at four thousand pesos per annum: one district health officer, Lepanto-Bontoc, at four thousand pesos per annum; one district health officer, Pampanga, at three thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Batangas and Tayabas, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum: one district health officer, Iloilo, at three thousand pesos per annum : one district health officer, Leyte and Samar, at three thousand pesos per annum; one district health officer, Bataan, Cavite, and Rizal, at two thousand eight hundred pesos per annum: one district health officer, Mindoro and Romblon, at two thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Bulacan, at two thousand seven hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer. Occidental Negros, at two thousand seven hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, La Lagirna, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer. Bohol, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Cagayan, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Isabela, at two thousand four Hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, La Union and Zambales, at: two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Zambales at two thousand four hundred Pesos per annum: one district health officer, Nueva Ecija, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Pangasinan, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Sorsogon and subprovince of Masbate, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum ; one district health officer, Surigao, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, Tarlac, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one district health officer, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum: Provided, That the Provinces of Cagayan and Isabela mav lie merged into one district upon petition of both provincial boards and -when in the opinion of the Secretary of the Interior such merger is demanded by the public interest: And provided further, That payments to district health officers at large, on account of salaries and traveling expenses since July first, nineteen hundred and six. are hereby authorized and confirmed; one medical inspector, at five thousand four hundred-pesos per annum; one medical inspector, at five thousand pesos per annum; one medical inspector, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; three medical inspectors, at four thousand five hundred pesos per annum each : thirteen medical inspectors, at four thousand pesos per annum each; one clerk, class eight; one sanitary inspector, class ten ; five employees, at thirty pesos per month each; eleven employees, at twenty pesos per month each.
Division of sanitary engineering:
Chief of division, at seven thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class nine; two sanitary inspectors, class ten; one clerk, Class G; one junior draftsman. Class G.
Division of statistics:
Chief of division, at five thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class eight; two clerks. Class  C; one clerk, Class D; one clerk, Class I; two clerks, Class J.
Division of property :
Chief of division, class six; one clerk. Class A; one clerk, Class F; one clerk, Class I: four employees, at thirty pesos per month each.
Division of vaccination:
For the employment of vaccinators in the city of Manila and in the provinces, under such restrictions as the Secretary of the Interior may direct, the provisions of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Sanitary stations:
Seven sanitary inspectors, class ten; three municipal physicians, at one hundred and forty-one pesos and sixty-seven centavos per month each; five municipal physicians, at one hundred and twenty-five pesos per month each : ten assistant sanitary inspectors, at fifty pesos per month each.
Disinfecting division :
One disinfector, class nine: two assistant disinfectors, Class A; six disinfectors' assistants, at thirty pesos per month each.
Central free dispensary :
One pharmacist, class ten : one assistant pharmacist, at ninety pesos per month; one employee, at forty pesos per month.
General hospital division:
One supervising nurse, class nine, with subsistence and quarters in kind; two internes, at one thousand pesos per annum each; two internes, at six hundred pesos per annum each; four internes, at three hundred pesos per annum each: Provided, That internes may be allowed subsistence, quarters, and laundry in kind with or without other compensation and at the expense, of the hospitals or other institutions at which said internes shall be assigned to duty: Provided further, That said internes shall be selected by the Director of Health after competitive examination to be prescribed by him, and the provisions of Act Numbered  One thousand and forty and the Acts amendatory thereof shall not apply to these positions: and that in the event of the selection for appointment to the position of interne of a person residing outside of the Philippine Islands, such person shall be entitled to actual and necessary traveling expenses from his place of residence to Manila, and after two rears of satisfactory service he shall be entitled to actual and necessary traveling expenses from Manila to his place of residence if such expenses be not greater than to place of appointment.
San Lazaro Hospitals division:
One superintendent, class eight, one steward, class ten, one cook, at eighty pesos per month, one laborer, at thirty pesos per month, two laborers, at twenty-live pesos per month each, one driver, at twenty pesos per month, with subsistence and quarters in kind; two watchmen, at ninety pesos per month each or one hundred and thirty pesos per month each if subsistence and quarters be not furnished; one engineer, at forty-eight pesos per month; two carpenters, at forty-eight pesos per month each; four laborers, at twenty pesos per month each.

Insane department: Nine attendants, Class C, one matron, at forty-eight  pesos per  month,  two employees,  at thirty pesos per month each, six employees, at twenty pesos per month each, seventeen employees, at fifteen pesos per month each, with subsistence and quarters in kind.

Leper department: One house physician, class ten, two employees, at forty pesos per month each, five employees, at twenty pesos per month each, seven employees, at fifteen pesos per month each, one employee, at twelve pesos per month, twelve leper police, at twenty centavos per diem each, with subsistence and quarters in kind.

Contagious-disease department: One chief trained nurse, at two fop; seventy thousand and forty pesos per annum, four trained nurses, Class A, one cook, at forty pesos per month, two employees, at thirty pesos per month each, one employee, at twenty-five pesos per month, three employees, at twenty pesos' per month each, four employees, at fifteen pesos per month each, with subsistence and quarters in kind.

Morgue and crematory department: One morgue attendant, Class C. one cemetery inspector, at thirty pesos per month, two employees, at twenty-live pesos per month each, with subsistence and quarters in kind.
Culion leper colony division:
Chief of Culion leper colony division, at seven thousand pesos per annum, with quarters in kind; one steward, class nine; one assistant steward and engineer, class ten; one physician, class ten; one chaplain, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one chaplain with quarters and subsistence; two clerks, Class F; for compensation of Sisters of Charity in leper hospital at rates to be fixed by the Director of Health with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, not to exceed five thousand four hundred pesos; one employee, at fifty-eight pesos per month, six employees, at thirty pesos per month each, two employees, at twelve pesos per month each, one employee, at fifty pesos per month, two employees at twenty-five pesos per month each, one employee, at ten pesos per month, eleven employees, at six pesos per month each, twenty leper police, at twenty centavos per diem each, with subsistence and quarters in kind.
Civil Hospital division:
Chief, Civil Hospital division, at seven thousand pesos per annum; one superintendent, class eight, two-house surgeons, class nine, one dispensing clerk, class nine, one clerk, class nine, one clerk and interpreter, Class D, one matron, at two thousand and forty pesos per annum, one dentist, Class B, one operating nurse Class B; thirteen nurses. Class C, two attendants, Class C, eight attendants, Class D, one praeticante, at twenty pesos per month one chief cook, at seventy pesos per month, two cooks, at fifty pesos per month each, one employee, at thirty pesos per month, with subsistence and quarters in kind; six employees, at twenty-six pesos per month each, six employees, at twenty-two pesos per month each seven employees, at eighteen pesos per month each, thirteen employees, at fourteen pesos per month each, with subsistence in kind: Provided, That the Director of Health may employ, without.the intervention of the Bureau of Civil Service, an additional house surgeon for the Civil Hospital division, without pay, such house surgeon to receive subsistence and quarters, if accommodation can be found for him in the buildings at present used in connection with the Civil Hospital division, or in lieu thereof the Director of Health may designate one qualified physician, employee of the Government, to be given board and quarters as additional compensation for his services during hours not engaged with his regular duties, the provisions of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding.
Benguet Sanitarium division:
One superintendent and cashier, class nine, one nurse and housekeeper, at one thousand nine hundred and twenty pesos per annum, two nurses, Class C, one cook, at fifty pesos per month, one employee, at thirty pesos per month, two employees, at sixteen pesos per month each, one employee, at ten pesos per month, with subsistence and quarters in kind; for subsistence and quarters as additional compensation to any employee of another branch of the Government whose partial services may be required and secured, the provisions of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding: Provided, That the charges at the Sanitarium as fixed by law prior to November first, nineteen hundred and five, may thereafter be changed by the Director of Health with the. approval of the Secretary of the Interior.
Prison sanitation division:
One dispensing clerk, class nine, two hospital attendants, Class A, three practicantes, at seventy pesos per month each, with quarters in kind.
Miscellaneous:
For the secretary-treasurers' and examiners' fees as provided by law, for the Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Pharmaceutical Examiners, and Board of Dental Examiners.

For the hire of temporary employees: Provided, That quarters and subsistence may be furnished to such temporary employees if regular employees engaged in similar work are entitled to quarters and subsistence.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office, hospital, plant, station, dispensary, and disinfecting furniture, equipment, and supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for the support and maintenance of hospitals, plants, and stations; for the suppression and extermination of epidemic diseases and pests; for subsistence of inmates of hospitals, plants, and camps for communicable diseases, and of other persons entitled thereto: Provided, That commutation of subsistence, at rates to be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, may be paid in lieu of subsistence in kind: Provided further, That the city of Manila shall pay at rates to be approved by the Secretary of the Interior for the maintenance of all insane persons committed after the date of this Act, who shall have resided in Manila for a period of one or more years prior to date of application for commitment, so long as the number of insane persons maintained at the expense of the Insular Government on account of the city of Manila shall exceed the latter's pro rata share of such persons on the basis of population; for transportation of Sisters of Charity to and from Culion when sick; for subsistence of Sisters of Charity while en route from Manila to Culion and return; for payments to the Hospicio de San Jose, to the Colegio de Santa Isabel, and to the Saint Vincent de Paul Orphan Asylum, for the maintenance of orphans and other indigent persons: Provided, That in the event of the marriage of any female inmate of a charitable institution who is maintained at the expense of the Government, a dowry equal to the expense of maintenance for two years may be paid to her from this appropriation in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior; for the free dispensing of medicines and medical supplies to indigent persons, or to Government employees, upon prescriptions of qualified physicians, in accordance with existing law: for custodian's charges; rents; repairs; for renewal and .extension of plants: for vaccine virus; sera; telephones; photographs; ice; surgical instruments: medical and professional books and periodicals: electric current and illuminating supplies; cleaning vaults and pails: hire and maintenance of official transportation; in the discretion of the Director of Health, gratuities of twenty centavos per week to the inmates of Government leper institutions; for subsistence and quarters of medical officers of the Bureau of Health, in accordance with the provisions of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and sixteen, when assigned to duty in institutions maintained by the Bureau of Health; collection of lepers; and other incidental expenses: one million two hundred and eighty thousand pesos.

So much of the funds accruing from the license and internal-revenue taxes under the provisions of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and sixty-one as may be necessary are hereby made available for the payment of the reasonable expenses in some reputable hospital of persons desiring to cure themselves of the opium habit, and. in the discretion of the Director of Health, of the traveling expenses from and to their place of residence in the provinces of such patients as reside outside of Manila and are in needy circumstances, and for other expenses incident thereto: Provided, That no patient, shall be treated at the expense of the Government under the foregoing provisions for a longer period than sixty days: Provided further, That, the expenditure of funds hereinbefore made available shall be under the direction and control of the Director of Health.
BUREAU OF LANDS.

Bureau of Lands: For salaries and wages of Director of Lands, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; Assistant Director of Lands, at seven thousand live hundred pesos per annum; one chief clerk, class four: two clerks, class three; one chief surveyor, class three; one clerk, class five: five surveyors, class five; three clerks, class six: one computer, class six; seven surveyors, class six; one draftsman, class six: seven clerks, class seven; fifteen transitmen, class seven; seven clerks, class eight; one superintendent of irrigation, class eight; twenty-two transitmen, class eight; one draftsman, class eight: nine clerks', class nine; six transitmen, class nine; six clerks, class ten; four transitmen, class ten; one clerk, Class A; two clerks, Class C; three clerks, Class D; six clerks, Class E; one clerk, Class P; two junior draftsmen, Class F; seven clerks, Class G; two junior draftsmen, Class G; four clerks, class H; six junior draftsmen Class H; six clerks, Class I; eight junior draftsmen, Class I; eight clerks, Class J ; two junior draftsmen, Class J ; one clerk, at three —student surveyors, hundred and sixty pesos per annum; four student surveyors, at thirty pesos per month each; fifteen student surveyors, at thirty pesos per month each, from January first, nineteen hundred, and eight; fifteen student surveyors, at twenty pesos per month each, from July first to December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and seven: Provided, That the provisions of sections one and two of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and ninety-one be and are hereby amended so as to permit students who have satisfactorily completed the second year of provincial or Manila high school instruction to ba certified by the Director of Education to the Director of Lands as student surveyors, and all student surveyors shall continue their course of instruction in such school as the Secretary of Public Instruction may determine; one clerk, at three hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum; two messengers, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; one office boy, at twenty-five pesos per month; one office boy, at twenty pesos per month; for hire of overseers, foremen, irrigation ditch tenders and laborers, chainmen, semiskilled and unskilled laborers for survey parties; for special attorneys retained in "friar lands" cases; and for hire of temporary employees; for contingent expenses  including purchase of office  furniture and supplies; per diems of officers and employees not members of survey parties, including appraisers for public lands and "friar lands" estates, when traveling on official business; transportation of officers and employees, of survey parties, and of supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing' and binding: for the payment of sheriffs', registers', and court fees in cases heretofore or hereafter instituted by or against the Government of the Philippine Islands affecting the public or other lands owned by the Government; for the purchase of drafting supplies, instruments, and equipment for field parties; for the purchase of subsistence and incidental supplies for survey parties; rents; repairs; for the purchase and maintenance of transportation for managers of ''friar lands" estates; for an allowance of twenty pesos per month each to officers and employees in the provinces for each authorized horse furnished and maintained by said officers and employees Cor official transportation: Provided, That the Director of Lands is hereby authorized in his discretion to advance to officers and employees not to exceed one hundred and twenty-five pesos for the purchase of each horse required for transportation, such advances to be reimbursed to the Government by monthly deductions of fen per centum from the officers' and employees' salaries, and for such advances this appropriation is hereby made available; for repairs to irrigation dams and ditches and to buildings on "friar lands" estates; for the erection of survey monuments, and other incidental expenses: five hundred and sixty-eight thousand pesos.

The resolution of the Commission dated May seventeenth, nineteen hundred and seven, approving the employment of Ciriaco Nazareno by the Bureau of Lands from February first, nineteen hundred and six, at four pesos per diem, while municipal president of Naic and receiving salary as such, is hereby confirmed, the provisions of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding.

BUREAU  OF  SCIENCE.

    For salaries and wages of Director of the Bureau of Science, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; chief of the biological laboratory, at ten thousand pesos per annum; chief of the division of mines, at six thousand pesos per annum; chief of the division of ethnology, at six thousand pesos per annum; chief of the chemical division, at six thousand pesos per annum; one employee, class one; two employees, class two; one employee, at live thousand four hundred pesos per annum; four employees, class three: three employees, class four; seven employees, class five; seven employees, class six; eight employees, class seven; two employees, at three thousand pesos per annum each; six employees, class eight : one employee, class nine; two employees, class ten; four employees. Class A; two employees, Class C; five employees, Class D: one employee, Class E; two employees, at nine hundred pesos per annum each: one employee, Class G; seven employees, Class H: seven employees. Class I; four employees, Class J; two employees, at forty pesos per month each; one employee, at thirty-six pesos per month : two employees, at thirty pesos per month each; twenty employees, at twenty-five pesos per month each; ten employees, at twenty pesos per month each; for per diems to officers of the 'Federal service who may be detailed by competent authority for the Bureau of Science, the rate to be fixed by the Secretary of the Interior with the concurrence of the Governor-General in each instance; and for hire of emergency laborers and employees; for contingent, expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies: per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business: per diems and traveling expenses of Elmer D. Merrill, botanist of the Bureau of Science, as authorized by a resolution of the Commission, dated May tenth, nineteen hundred and seven: transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for the purchase of animals and food for same; scientific and technical instruments: hooks, magazines, periodicals, and other publications; office, laboratory, engineering, scientific, and field equipment; repairs: engine supplies, fuel, and illuminating oil; chemicals; hire and maintenance of land transportation in the city of Manila; window curtains or awnings: for expense of collecting and preserving natural history and botanical specimens; subsistence of field parties entitled thereto; rental of fire-alarm boxes; photographic supplies: janitor's supplies; advertising the Philippine Journal of Science: and other incidental expenses; three hundred and seven thousand seven hundred pesos.

BUREAU    OF   AGRICULTURE.

Bureau of Agriculture: For salaries and wages of Director of Agriculture, at ten thousand pesos per annum; Assistant Director of Agriculture, at six thousand five hundred pesos per annum; superintendent of agricultural extension work, at five thousand pesos per annum; five employees, class five; eight employees, class six; seven employees, class seven; three employees, at three thousand pesos per annum each ; five employees, class eight; eleven employees, class nine; twelve employees, class ten; two employees, Class A; one employee, Class B; one employee, Class C; two employees, Class D; two employees. Class E; two employees, Class F; three employees, Class G : two employees, Class H; for hire of inoculates, live stock inspectors, mechanics, teamsters, and laborers at stations and farms; for contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for collection and purchase of seeds, plants, and so forth, for experimental purposes and distribution; for purchase of instruments and apparatus; live stock; vehicles-, harness, and stable supplies; forage; machinery,  implements, tools, and repairs; station and farm supplies; building materials; purchase and manufacture of scrum; rents; for the purchase of rights of lessees and other occupants of lands required for farms and stations; for the maintenance of quarantine and inoculation stations: Provided, That the location of stations shall be in the discretion of the Secretary of .the Interior; and other incidental expenses; three hundred thousand pesos.

BUREAU   OF   FORESTRY.

Bureau of Forestry: For salaries and wages of Director of Forestry, at eight thousand pesos per annum; one forester, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; three foresters, class five; three foresters, class six; one chief clerk, class six; one manager of timber testing laboratory, class six; three foresters, class seven; one property clerk, at three thousand pesos per annum; one forester, class eight; one clerk, class eight: one assistant forester, Class A;  two assistant foresters, Class C; six assistant foresters, Class D; one clerk, Class E; ten rangers, Class G; one clerk, Class G; ten rangers, Class H; two clerks, Class H; one draftsman, Class H;  two messengers, at three hundred pesos per annum each; one laborer, at twenty pesos per month ; and for hire of temporary employees, including laborers for field parties: for contingent expenses, including purchase of supplies and office furniture; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies: cablegrams; postage and telegrams: printing and binding; purchase of specimen forest products;  per diems of fifty centavos each for employees stationed in the provinces in lieu of cost of  forage for horses to be furnished by them and used as means of official transportation; rents; maintenance and repair of equipment; expenses incident to examinations under the provisions of law regarding homesteads, sale and lease of public lands: and other incidental expenses; one hundred and eleven thousand pesos.

BUREAU  OF QUARANTINE  SERVICE.

Bureau of Quarantine Service: For salaries, allowances, and commutation of quarters oil officers oil the United States Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service as provided for by the regulations of said service; one officer, at  four thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one officer, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one engineer, class nine; two clerks, at two thousand and forty pesos per annum each: one clerk and disinfector, at one thousand nine hundred and twenty pesos per annum; one chief disinfector, Class A; one night watchman, Class C; two disinfectors, Class D; two engineers, Class F; one assistant, engineer, Class F; one vaccinator and disinfector. Class F; two disinfectors, Class H; one cook, Class H; two clerks and disinfectors, Class I; two clerks and disinfectors, Class I ;  one  employee,  at four  hundred and eighty pesos per annum; two disinfectors' assistants, at four hundred pesos per annum each ; one messenger, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; fi fteen attendants, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; seven employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each ; one patron, at one thousand and eighty pesos per annum; two patrons, at eight hundred and forty pesos per annum each; one engineer, at one thousand and eighty pesos per annum; two engineers, at eight hundred and forty pesos per annum each; one; assistant engineer, at seven hundred and eighty pesos per annum: one quartermaster, at five hundred and forty pesos per annum; two quartermasters, at three hundred pesos per annum each; two firemen, at five hundred and forty pesos per annum each; four firemen, at three hundred pesos per annum each; four sailors, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; six sailors, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each; for temporary employees; for the payment of necessary fees not to exceed twenty pesos per vessel to medical officers of the United States Army or Navy, or other qualified physicians, for quarantine inspection of vessels at ports of entry where no regular officer of the United States Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service is available; for labor for the maintenance of grounds at quarantine stations; for contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies; per diems or traveling expenses of officers and employees when traveling on official business: transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for the purchase of apparatus, equipment, subsistence, and other supplies for the maintenance and operation of quarantine stations and of barges and launches: Provided, That commutation of subsistence, fuel, and ice, at rates to be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, may be paid in lieu of subsistence, fuel, and ice, in kind; repairs for buildings, to equipment and furniture, launches and barges, to wharves, and to lighting, sewer and water systems; rent; hire and maintenance of official transportation in the city of Manila ami at quarantine stations; launch hire and towing; uniforms for launch crews; allowance of sixty pesos per month, in lieu of subsistence, to the pharmacist stationed on the Island of Cauit; professional publications; and other incidental expenses; one hundred ami twentv-eight thousand pesos.

WEATHER   BUREAU.

Weather Bureau: For salaries and wages of Director of the Weather Bureau, at five thousand pesos per annum; three assistant directors of the Weather Bureau, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum each : one secretary, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum; four observers, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum each ; four calculators, at one thousand four hundred and forty pesos per annum each; three assistant observers, at one thousand two hundred pesos per annum each; three assistant calculators, at six hundred pesos per annum each; one draftsman, Class C: one draftsman. Class D; one employee, Class C; one employee. Class D; one employee, Class G; one employee, Class I; two employees, at three hundred pesos per annum each; two messengers, at three hundred pesos per annum each; seven chief observers, at one thousand two hundred pesos per annum each; seven assistant observers, at two hundred pesos per annum each; ten seeond-elass observers, at six hundred pesos per annum each; twenty-six third-class observers, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; twelve observers for rain stations, at one hundred and eighty pesos per annum each; one observer-telegrapher, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; for contingent expenses, including purchase of office and station equipment, furniture and supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for installation of instruments and repairs to same; for an allowance ot thirty pesos per month to the Director in lieu of official transportation in the city of Manila; rent: and other incidental expenses: Provided, That the Director of the Bureau, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, may reduce, suppress, or transfer any station maintained by it: one hundred and twenty-three thousand five hundred pesos.  The provisions of Act Numbered Sixteen hundred and sixty, under the head "Bureau of Posts" for free transmission by the Bureau of Posts as one of its proper functions of weather notes to and from Manila art- hereby repealed as of date July first, nineteen hundred and seven: Provided, That it shall be the duty of telegraph operators at telegraph stations located at points not weather stations to post as bulletins weather notes for the information of the public, and no special charge shall be made by the Bureau of Posts on account of this service.

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND POLICE.

BUREAU OF  CONSTABULARY.

Bureau of Constabulary: For salaries and wages including the difference between pay and allowances of brigadier-general and colonels, respectively, and that of their respective ranks in the United States Army, of the officers detailed as Director and Assistant Directors of the Bureau of Constabulary, pursuant to the provisions of the Act of Congress of the United States entitled "An Act to promote the efficiency of the Philippines Constabulary, to establish the rank and pay of its commanding officers, and for other purposes," approved January thirtieth, nineteen hundred and three, the provisions of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and seven to the contrary notwithstanding: Provided, That in the event of the vacation of the position of Director of Constabulary by an Army officer, the Governor-General may fill the position by the appointment of a civilian, at a salary of twelve thousand pesos per annum: And provided further, That upon the vacation of the positions of Assistant Directors now occupied by Army officers, the Governor-General may fill the positions by the appointment of civilians, at seven thousand pesos per annum each.

Field officers:
Two colonels and Assistant Directors, at seven thousand pesos per annum each; three lieutenant-colonels and Assistant Directors, at five thousand five hundred pesos per annum each; five majors and senior inspectors, at four thousand pesos per annum each.
Line officers :
Fifty-one captains and inspectors, at an average of three thousand four hundred pesos per aim inn each: fifty-one first lieutenants and inspectors, at an average of two thousand six hundred pesos per annum each; seventy second lieutenants and inspectors, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum each; seventy-nine third lieutenants and inspectors, at two thousand two hundred pesos per annum each; twenty subinspectors, at one thousand two hundred pesos per annum each: twenty-five subinspectors, at nine hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; for additional compensation of three hundred and sixty pesos per annum for each of the five officers detailed as district adjutants; for additional compensation of one hundred pesos per annum for each officer of the Constabulary, not a native of the Philippine Islands, who proves his ability to speak and read one of the native dialects, and to each officer, a native of the Philippine Islands, who proves his ability to speak and read the English language, as provided in Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-four: for additional compensation to officers who have completed five years service, subject to the provisions of section two of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-four: Provided, That such additional compensation shall be paid at the completion of five years service regardless of the date an officer may have been promoted, the first proviso of section two of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-four to the contrary notwithstanding.
Enlisted Strength :
For pay of enlisted men of the "line," including the necessary conipleiment of noncommissioned officers, under the provisions of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and sixteen, seven hundred and ninety-one thousand pesos: Provided, That each enlisted man who shall reenlist within two months after his discharge by expiration of term of enlistment shall receive one peso per month additional pay for each enlistment subsequent to his first enlistment.
Band :
One conductor, with rank of captain and inspector, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum; one chief musician, at seventy pesos per month: one first sergeant, at fifty pesos per month: two principal musicians, at forty-five pesos per month each; ten sergeants, at forty pesos per month each; seventeen corporals, at thirty-five pesos per month each ; forty-nine privates, at thirty pesos per month each.
Office of the Director:
One clerk, class seven : one messenger, at three hundred pesos per annum.
Executive division:
One major and executive inspector, at four thousand five hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, class six; one clerk, class seven; two clerks, class eight: five clerks, class nine; one clerk, Class A; two clerks. Class D; two clerks, Class E; one clerk, Class G; three messengers, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; three messengers, at three hundred pesos per annum each.
Inspectors' division:
For per diems of ten pesos for each of the United States Army officers detailed  as  inspectors  for  Constabulary; one clerk, class eight.
Information division:
One major and superintendent, at five thousand pesos per annum; one captain and assistant superintendent, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum ; one clerk, class eight; one clerk, class nine; two agents, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum each; two agents, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum each; three agents, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum each; one agent, at one thousand two hundred pesos per annum; one agent, at eight hundred and forty pesos per annum; one agent, at six hundred pesos per annum ; four agents, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each: one messenger, at three hundred pesos per annum: and for hire of additional assistance as required from rime to time, at varying rates of pay, not to exceed nine thousand five hundred pesos.
Office chief  supply officer.
One major and assistant chief supply officer, at four thousand five mind red pesos per annum: two clerks, class seven; one clerk, class eighty one clerk, Class F: one captain and paymaster, at four thousand five hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, class eight; one clerk, class D; one clerk, Class G: one captain and quartermaster, at four thousand live hundred pesos per annum ; one clerk, class eight; one clerk. Class C: one clerk, Class G; one clerk, Class H; one checker at six pesos per diem; one teamster, at five pesos and fifty centavos per diem; one storekeeper, at four pesos and seventy-five centavos per diem; one assistant storekeeper, at three pesos per diem; for hire of laborers: one captain, commissary and ordnance  officer, at four thousand live hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, class nine; one storekeeper and shipper, at eight pesos and fifty centavos per diem.
Medical division:
One captain and superintendent, at four thousand five hundred pesos per annum; four captains and surgeons, at four thousand pesos per annum each; five first lieutenants and medical inspectors, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum each; six second lieutenants and medical inspectors, at two thousand eight hundred pesos per annum each; five sergeants, at thirty-three pesos per month each: seven corporals, at twenty-eight pesos per month each; forty-live privates, at eighteen pesos per month each; one clerk, Class G.
Headquarters, First District:
One clerk, class eight: one clerk, class nine; one messenger, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; and for hire of agents as required from time to lime, at varying rates of pay, not to exceed one thousand eight hundred pesos.
Headquarters, Second District:
One clerk, class seven; one clerk, class ten; one teamster, at four pesos per diem; throe teamsters, at twenty pesos per month each; and for hire of agents as required from time to time, at varying rates of pay, not to exceed one thousand four hundred pesos.
Headquarters, Third District:
One clerk, class seven: one clerk, class nine; one clerk, Class I; one corral foreman, at four pesos and fifty centavos per diem; one janitor, at one hundred and eighty pesos per annum; one driver, at one hundred and eighty pesos per annum; one driver, at one peso and seventy-five centavos per diem; and for hire of agents as required from time to time, at varying rates of pay, not to exceed one thousand four hundred pesos.
Headquarters, Fourth District:
One clerk, class eight; two clerks, Class I; one janitor, at one hundred and eighty pesos per annum; and for hire of agents as required from time to time, at varying rates of pay, not to exceed four hundred pesos.
Headquarters, Fifth District:
One clerk, class eight; one clerk, class ten; one clerk, Class I; one janitor, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum; one driver, at two pesos and fifty centavos per diem; and for hire of agents as required from time to time, at varying rates of pay, not to exceed three hundred pesos.
Supply officers:
For extra compensation to supply officers not to exceed an aggregate of eighteen thousand pesos; for pay of clerk's for supply officers, not to exceed an aggregate of two thousand pesos; for hire ot emergency clerical labor: Provided, That additional compensation shall not be paid hereunder, one thousand pesos.
Constabulary school:
One clerk, class eight; one fencing master and physical instructor, with the assimilated rank of third lieutenant, at two thousand two hundred pesos per annum; one corral foreman, at five pesos and seventy-five centavos per diem.
Miscellaneous :
For hire of temporary employees.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses,  including purchase of material and manufacture of clothing and equipage; allowance to enlisted men for clothing the purchase, repair, and preservation of arms,  ammunition,  equipments,  and musical  instruments: Provided, That articles of clothing, equipage, and equipment. may be sold to officers and enlisted men for their personal use at cost price, under such restrictions as the Director of Constabulary may  prescribe,  with the  approval of the  Secretary of Commerce and  Police: And provided further, That clothing and other necessaries of life, excepting food supplies, may be sold by the Constabulary civil supply stores to members of the non-Christian tribes at points to be designated by the Secretary of the Interior, under the same conditions as sold to Insular and provincial employees, the provisions of Act Numbered Two hundred and forty-two to the contrary notwithstanding; for allowance and commutation  for offices and quarters, under the provisions of Acts Numbered Seven hundred and six and Eight hundred and seven; for rent of—Tent, fuel,etc. offices, guardhouses,   arsenals,  barracks,   storehouses,   stables,   and telephones, and necessary repairs to buildings, and construction of temporary buildings; for fuel, illuminating and cleaning supplies; for transportation of officers, enlisted men, employees, prisoners, rations, and supplies; for transportation and subsistence of persons necessarily required   by the  Director  and  Assistant  Directors  in the transaction of public business subject to approval by the Secretary of Commerce and Police : Provided, That this provision shall be retroactive as contemplated by a resolution of the Commission dated July twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and seven; for travel of enlisted men upon their discharge to places of enlistment or homes: for forage, veterinary attendance, medicines, shoeing, and hire or incidentals for animals: for purchase and hire of draft and riding animals, harness, carts, wagons, and so forth; for hire of water transportation: for subsistence or per diems of officers and employees while traveling on official business: Provided, That the subsistence and traveling expenses of officers and the traveling expenses of enlisted  men on escort   duty shall, be paid by the Bureau of Constabulary, and not by the Bureau or province at whose request the escort is furnished, the provisions of section one of Act Numbered Four hundred   and   four  to  the  contrary notwithstanding: And prorided further, That the Bureau of Constabulary shall pay the cost of transportation of prisoners from the place of arrest to the place where they  are  turned   over to  the  province or to  a court official for trial', that thereafter, and until turned over to the Bureau of Prisons, all necessary transportation shall be paid by the province concerned: And provided further,  That forage  in kind tor one private animal used   in the public service may be furnished the officer own ; it. on his certificate, approved by his senior inspector and district director: And provided further, That wage may he sold, at cost price, to any officer of the Constabulary stationed outside of Manila on his certificate that it is for his personal use; for a contingent fund to be used for secret-service purposes. and for the payment of rewards for the apprehension of deserters, in the discretion of the Director of Constabulary, for expenses connected with the deportation of vagrants, for the payment of rewards leading to the capture and conviction of brigands and other criminals, authorized under the provisions of Act Numbered  Five  hundred   and   twenty-two,  as  amended,  and for the discovery and prevention of crime, not to exceed eleven thousand eight hundred pesos : Provided, That payment of rewards hereunder may be made to persons employed  in the service of the Insular, provincial, and municipal governments when in the discretion of the Governor-General such payments are in the interest of the public service, the provisions of Act Numbered One hundred and forty-eight  to   the  contrary  notwithstanding;   for  subsistence of enlisted men, except bandsmen; for subsistence of cargadores and of municipal police and  volunteers operating under the Constabulary, subject to the provisions of Act Numbered One thousand and forty-nine; for subsistence of prisoners and destitute witnesses; for subsistence of enlisted  men,  officers,  other employees of the Insular Government, and of officers, enlisted men, and employees of the United  States  Army, sick in Constabulary  hospitals, at  forty centavos a day each :  Provided, That all collections, at rates fixed by the Director of Constabulary, for the treatment of employees of the  Government  and employees  and   members of the United States Army, excepting enlisted men of the Constabulary, shall  be deposited in the Insular Treasury   as  a  credit to this appropriation: And provided further,  That  when  subsistence of enlisted men is lost through  unavoidable causes, the Secretary of Commerce and Police may authorize, upon proper evidence being submitted, reimbursement to the company sustaining such loss:

And provided further,  That   company  commanders and medical officers in charge of hospitals shall  be charged with the duty of making requisition for. disbursing, and accounting for subsistence funds and subsistence supplies for their respective commands; for purchase of office furniture, stationery and supplies; for the payment of premiums on official bonds of officers detailed as supply officers in addition to their regular duties: Provided, That no additional compensation shall be paid  in such cases on account of age services as supply officers newspapers and professional books; postage and telegrams: printing and binding, including emergency printing at the various district headquarters, the provisions of Act Numbered Two hundred  and ninety-six to the contrary notwithstanding; for medical treatment, withstanding; for medical treatment of officers and enlisted men under the provisions of Act Numbered Eight hundred and seven; for medical, surgical, and hospital supplies, including hospital laundry work; for burial of officers, enlisted men, and secret-service agents, including the purchase of cemetery lots; for the payment of  three  hundred and eighteen pesos and nineteen centavos to Eugenio Daylo on account of merchandise taken by  Captain Beasley, Philippines Constabulary, for the maintenance of cargadores and volunteers operating in the Province of Leyte; and other incidental expenses; three million and fifty thousand pesos.
BUREAU OF PUBLIC WORKS.

Bureau of Public Works: For salaries and wages of—

General  office.

Director of Public works, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; Assistant Director of Public Works, at seven thousand five hundred pesos per annum; Second Assistant director of Public Works, at six thousand pesos per annum, who shall be appointed by the Governor-General, with the advice and consent of the Philippine Commission, and perform such duties as the Director of Public Works shall prescribe; one chief clerk, class four; one clerk, class six; two clerks, class seven; seven clerks, class eight; one clerk, Class E; one clerk, Class F; one clerk, Class G; seven clerks, Class I four messengers, at thirty pesos per month each.

Division of designing and drafting:
One chief draftsman, class four; three junior draftsmen, Class F; three junior draftsmen, Class G; two junior draftsmen, Class H; three junior draftsmen, Class I; two employees, at fifty pesos per month each.
Provincial division:
Five district engineers, class two; three district engineers, class three: three district engineers, class four; two district engineers, class five; five assistant engineers, class six ; five assistant engineers, class seven: five transitnicn, class eight; six overseers, class eight; six overseers, class nine: four clerks, class ten; nine overseers, at one hundred and fifty pesos per month each; six clerks, at nine hundred pesos per annum each; six clerks, Class I; four clerks, Class J: five surveynien. at thirty pesos per month each; eight eocheros. at an average of fifteen pesos per month each.
Division of building construction and repair:
One master builder, class two; one building inspector, class five; three building inspectors, class six; one electrician, class six; one clerk, class seven: six building inspectors, class eight; one clerk, Class A: one general foreman, class eight; two employees, at two thousand six hundred pesos per annum each ; four assistant building inspectors, class nine: one clerk, Class G ; one messenger, at twenty-five pesos per month ; nine' laborers, at twenty-five pesos per month each; five watchmen, at twenty-five pesos per month each.
Engineering division :
Four assistant engineers, class three; one road superintendent, class three: one assistant engineer, class four; two assistant engineers, class five; one road superintendent, class five; one superintendent of machinery, class six; two assistant engineers, class six; two assistant engineers, class seven: two transitmen, class eight; eight overseers, class nine : four surveymen, at fifty pesos per month each; eight surveymen. at thirty pesos per month each.
Division of building custody:
One superintendent of buildings, class five: one janitor, Class D; one foreman, at sixty pesos per month; three foremen, at forty pesos per month each: forty-one laborers, at twenty-five pesos per month each.
Office of the Consulting Architect:
One assistant architect, class one; one architectural draftsman, class five: two architectural draftsmen, class six; one architectural draftsman, class seven : one clerk, class seven; three junior draftsmen, Class F; four junior draftsmen. Class G; one junior draftsman, Class H; one clerk. Class I: one messenger, at thirty pesos per month.
Miscellaneous:
For the hire of such assistant engineers, draftsmen, surveyors, Md temporary employees, with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and Police, as may be necessary from time to time to accomplish authorized.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of supplies and surveying instruments: per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies: cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and muling; for hire of official transportation in the city of Manila; wan allowance of twenty pesos per month each to district engineers and their assistants, in the provinces, for each authorized horse furnished and maintained by said engineers and their assistants for official transportation: periodicals and technical books; telephones and hire of operators: electric current; janitor's supplies; and other incidental expenses: Provided, That the cost of janitors' services and supplies, telephone service, electric current, ice, water, laundry, and incidental expenses pertaining to the building-custodian service shall be prorated and collected by the Bureau of Public Works from the Bureaus and Offices served: And provided further, That no additional telephone service shall be installed for Insular Government offices in the city of Manila, except under the supervision of the Bureau of Public Works, upon approval by the head of the Department having jurisdiction over the Bureau or Office requiring the service; four hundred and eighty-five thousand pesos.
Public works:
For expenses in connection with such public works, examinations, and surveys as may lie authorized by the Philippine Commission, including cost of labor and necessary equipment; for maintenance of Benguet road, including salaries of employees, supplies, transportation, and caminero system : per diems of four pesos to the treasurer of the Province of Benguet when absent from Baguio on official business as special disbursing oliieer of funds appropriated for the Bureau of Public Works: Provided, That employees of the Bureau of Public Works shall be entitled to medicines and medical attendance while engaged on am authorized public works at places where usual medical attendance is not accessible, and the Director of Public Works may, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and Police, appoint such physicians, at fixed monthly salaries, as may be in his judgment for the best interest of the service, when such medical attendance and supplies can not be furnished by the Bureau of Health or the Bureau of Constabulary; for the maintenance, alteration, and repair of public buildings, including leased buildings the contract for which provides that maintenance, alteration, or repairs shall be made at the expense of the Government: Provided, That no expenditure shall be made hereunder except upon approval by the Governor-General: one hundred and forty-two thousand three hundred pesos.
BUREAU OF NAVIGATION.

Bureau of Navigation :  For salaries and wages of—

Office of the Director:
Director of Navigation, at ten thousand pesos per annum; Assistant Director of Navigation, who shall perform the duties of Superintendent of Inter is] and Transportation, at six thousand five hundred pesos per annum: Provided, That so long as the division of port works remains a part of this Bureau, the salary of the Director of Navigation shall be at the rate of twelve thousand pesos per annum and that of the Assistant Director of Navigation at seven thousand five hundred pesos per annum; Assistant to the Director, at six thousand pesos per annum; chief clerk, class five; one clerk, class eight; one clerk, Class H; two employees, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; two messengers, at three hundred pesos per annum each.
Division of accounts:
One cashier, class six; one clerk. Class D; one clerk, Class I; one messenger, at three hundred pesos per annum.
Division of vessels:
Marine superintendent, at five thousand pesos per annum: Provided, That during the time this position  shall  be filled by an officer detailed from the United States Navy, said officer shall receive per diems of ten pesos in lieu of the salary of the position; one inspector of machinery, class one; one property clerk, class six; two clerks, class eight; one clerk, class nine; one clerk, Class H; one storekeeper, class nine; one messenger, at three hundred pesos per annum; for officers, petty officers, and crews of cutters and launches, at rates of compensation as provided by Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and sixteen, except as have been or may be authorized by the Secretary of Commerce and Police: Provided, That a ten per centum increase in salaries may be paid to officers on the cutler assigned to duty transporting lepers to Culion; laborers for handling freight, stores, and so forth; for subsistence of fleet: Provided, That the officers assigned to duty on the cutter, to be designated by the Director of Navigation as subject primarily to emergency-service requirements, shall be allowed three pesos per diem each for subsistence: Provided further, That funds herein appropriated may be used for subsistence and aid of shipwrecked sailors or other persons in distress, as demanded by the laws of humanitv and the customs of maritime nations; for subsistence of postal clerks while on duty on vessels of the Bureau of Navigation.
Inter-island transportation:
One clerk, class seven : two clerks, class nine; one messenger, at three hundred pesos per annum.
Miscellaneous: For hire of temporary employees.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies: per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business: transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; hire of land transportation; maintenance of Engineer Island; for the purchase and construction of launches, lighters, and any other water craft required : for the salvage of wrecks and disabled vessels; for purchase of coal and supplies; repair of vessels; pilotage; and other- incidental expenses: Provided, That the funds appropriated under this head shall he available for the purchase of medals and other rewards when authorized by resolution of the Philippine Commission for officers and employees of the Bureau who display especial bravery or render distinguished service in saving life and property: seven hundred and twenty-two thousand pesos.

Light-house service, Bureau of Navigation: For salaries and  wages of light-house engineer, at six thousand pesos per annum: Provided, That during the time this position shall be filled by an officer detailed from the United States Army or Navy said officer shall receive per diems of ten pesos in lieu of the salary of the position; assistant light-house engineer, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum: Provided, That during the time this position shall he filled by an officer detailed from the United States Army or Navy said officer shall receive per diems of five pesos in lieu of the salary of the position; one light-house inspector, at four thousand five hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, class six; one Clerk, class seven; one clerk, class nine; two clerks, Class A; one clerk, Class H; one clerk, Class J; one draftsman, class seven; one storekeeper, at one hundred and fifty pesos per month; one messenger, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; for salaries of . W keepers, assistants, and apprentices, at the rates of compensation provided by Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and sixteen; w'ages of keepers of lights of lesser classes, laborers, and boatmen;

apprentices to be stationed at the discretion of the Director of Navigation: Provided, That in the event of more lights being f ound necessary for the public service, authority for tlie employment of the personnel of such lights may be granted by the Secretary of Commerco and Police, at salaries corresponding to the same classes of lights, and the funds appropriated by this Act are hereby made available for their payment; for the hire of mechanics and laborers at the light-house machine shop and warehouse; rations for San Bernardino, Cape Engaño, Apo Reef, Mataja, Ungay Point, Sialat Point, and for such other light; stations as it may, in the opinion of the Director of Navigation, bo necessary to ration, and for newly appointed keepers ami apprentices; and for hire of temporary employees.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies; subsistence and per diems of officers and employees when traveling on oilicial husiness; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies: cablegrams: postage and telegrams; printing and binding; illuminating oil for light stations; supplies for light stations, including paints, cleaning materials, and so forth; for hire  of transportation; for furniture and implement cases for light stations ; house rent for keepers not provided with dwellings; buoyage, twenty-five thousand pesos; for necessary repairs to light stations; for the purchase and installation of minor lights and burners, the improvement of existing lights, and the conversion of polygonal lanterns into cylindrical lanterns by the substitution of curved panes; and other incidental expenses: three hundred and thirteen thousand pesos.

Division of port works, Bureau of Navigation: For salaries and wages of chief of division, at eight thousand pesos per annum: Provided, That so long as this  position  shall be filled by an officer detailed from the United Slates Army said officer shall receive per diems of ten pesos in lieu of the salary of the position; for the compensation of the engineering staff: office employees; personnel required to operate the dredging plant and otherwise engaged in river and harbor maintenance:  for expense of inspection of materials in the "United States and foreign countries: and for compensation of harbor-survey parties, nol exceeding twenty-four thousand pesos.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and  telegrams; printing and binding; for purchase of materials and supplies; for the maintenance and operation of the plant: for renewal and repairs to the plant; for advertising not otherwise provided for; and other incidental expenses; two hundred and fiftv-fhree thousand pesos.

In all for the Bureau of Navigation, one million two hundred and eighty-eight thousand pesos.  Appropriations for curront expenses of the division of port works shall be available, subject to approval by the Governor-General, to meet the expense of repairs necessary to preserve river and harbor improvements.

Subject to approval bv the Governor-General, work may be executed by the division of port work's for private parties, the total expense thereof to be collected and deposited to the credit of'appropriations for current expenses of the division of port works and become available therefor.
Bureau of Posts: For salaries and wages of—

Office of the Director:
Director of Posts, at twelve thousand pesos per annum: Provided, That the Director of l'osts shall act as postmaster of Manila ex officio; Assistant Director of Posts, at seven thousand five hundred pesos pur annum;. superintendent postal division, at six thousand five hundred pesos per annum; superintendent telegraph division, at six thousand pesos per annum; chief Postal Savings Bank division, at six thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class three; two clerks, class Jive; three clerks, class six; six clerks, class seven; ten clerks, Class eight; five clerks, class nine; six clerks, Glass D; two clerks. Class F; one clerk, Class G; one clerk, Class H; one clerk, Class 1; one clerk, Class J: one employee, class eight; two mechanics, at two hundred pesos per month each; two mechanics, at seventy pesos per month each; two mechanics, at forty pesos per month each: Jour mechanics, at thirty-five pesos per month each; one messenger, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; fifteen employees, at thirty pesos per mouth each.
District inspectors:
Four district inspectors, class six; six district inspectors, class seven; fifteen district inspectors, class eight.
Post-offices.

One cashier. Manila post-office, class two, whose duties shall include the receipt and accounting in the name of the postmaster for all money which may be received in the transaction of  the postal, money-order, telegraph, telephone, and Postal Savings Bank business at said post-office, and who shall sign, in the name of the postmaster, such accounts and official papers, including money orders, as the Director of Posts may direct; one postmaster, class four; three postmasters, class five; five postmasters, class six; six postmasters, class seven; fifteen postmasters, class eight; twenty postmasters, class nine; (ive postmasters, class ten; five postmasters, Class A; ten postmasters, Class B; ten postmasters, Class C; fifteen postmasters, Class D; fifteen postmasters, Class E; fifteen postmasters. Class F; fifteen postmasters, Class G; twenty postmasters, Class II; twenty posl masters, Class I; twenty-five postmasters, Class J; four hundred and fifty postmasters at not exceeding four hundred and twenty pesos per annum each; four operators, class six; four operators, class seven; ten operators, class eight; fifteen operators, class nine; ten operators, class ten; twenty operators, Class A; twenty operators, Class H; thirty operators, Class I; thirty operators. Class ,J; four clerks, class five; four clerks, class six; four clerks, class seven : twelve clerks, class eight; ten clerks, class nine; five clerks, class ten; five clerks, Class A; five clerks, Class C; five clerks, Class D: live clerks, Class E; six clerks, Class F; ten clerks, class G: twelve clerks, Class H; ten clerks, Class I; thirty clerks, at not exceeding four hundred and twenty pesos per annum each; one watchman, Manila post-office, Class C; fifty-five employees, Manila post-office, at thirty pesos per month each; one hundred employees at other offices, at twenty pesos per month each.

Mail  transportation:
For salaries and wages of postal clerks on mail trains and mail steamers, at not to exceed two thousand four hundred pesos per annum each; one foreman, at one hundred and eighty pesos per math; one driver, at sixty pesos per month; and eight drivers, at thirty pesos per month each, at Manila.
Construction,   maintenance, and repair of telegraph and telephone lines:
Ten linemen, class nine; thirty linemen, class ten; fifteen linemen, Class A; fifteen linemen, Class B; two hundred and forty linemen, at not exceeding four hundred and twenty pesos per annum each; for the hire of semiskilled, unskilled, and emergency labor.
Free delivery service:
Four letter carriers, Class B, at Manila; fourteen letter carriers, Class D, at Manila; and for letter carriers for other post-offices, at rates of compensation to be lixed by the Director of Posts, with the approval of the Secretary  of  Commerce and Police.
Miscellaneous:

For hire of temporary employees. Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including railroad and other inland mail transportation; sea transportation of mails; transportation of mails through foreign countries; construction, maintenance, and repair of telegraph and telephone lines; traveling expenses of linemen; for an allowance of twenty pesos per month each to "linemen for each authorized horse furnished and maintained by said linemen for official transportation; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; printing and binding; mail and office equipment: letter boxes; telegraph and telephone line materials and supplies; manufacture of stamps, including necessary plates; expenses of not exceeding ten stamp agencies at Manila, at four pesos per month each; official transportation in the city of Manila; interest upon deposits in the Philippine Postal Savings Bank payable within or at the end of the fiscal-year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, as provided in sections ten and nineteen of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and ninety-three; office furniture, fixtures, and supplies; rent; light; telephones; electric current : repairs to offices, furniture and fixtures; and other incidental expenses: Provided, That the Director of Posts is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to advance from this appropriation to linemen not to exceed one hundred and twenty-live pesos for {he purchase of each horse required for transportation, such advances to be reimbursed to the Government by monthly deductions of ten per centum from the linemen's salaries; six hundred and eighty-eight thousand pesos.

The Director of Posts may, without regard to the Civil Service Act, as amended, or rules, appoint and remove postmasters who are required to perform the duties of telegraph operators, postmasters at Army posts only whose compensation does not exceed one thousand two hundred pesos per annum each, operators, and linemen, but such appointees shall not be entitled to the benefits of Act Numbered One thousand and forty; and all such appointments and separations shall be reported by the Director of Posts to the Bureau of Civil Service.

The fmlds appropriated for the Signal Service by Act Numbered Sixteen hundred and sixty-three shall be withdrawn from this appropriation for the Bureau of Posts.
BUREAU   OF   COAST   AND   GEODETIC   SURVEY.

Bureau of Coast and Gcodetir Survey: For salaries and wages of one clerk, class seven; one clerk, at three thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class eight; one clerk, Class C; five clerks, Class D; two clerks, Class E, one being for six months only: seven clerks, Class F; two clerks, Class G ; one clerk, Class II; four employees, at thirty pesos per month each; for temporary employees; for pay and rations of petty officers and crews; for reimbursement to the Bureau of the Treasury of portion of expense of watchman service furnished by that Bureau for the Intendencia Building, five hundred pesos: for hire of field hands and other labor; two employees, elass six: hire of temporary employees; for contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture-and supplies; repairs; per penses-diem; of employees when traveling on official business; transportation of employees and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; print-ins awl binding: for repairs and supplies for the maintenance and operation of steamers engaged in survey work: Provided, That minor and emergency repairs may lie made at the nearest available point when vessels are away from Manila, without the intervention of the Bureau of Navigation; medical treatment, medicines and uniforms for petty officers and crews; hire of launches; purchase of saddle awl  pack animals, camp outfits and supplies; lumber and other signal material of offices: and other thousand pesos.

CONSULTING CHITECT.

For salary of the Consulting Architect, twelve thousand pesos: Provided, That the expense of authorized assistants, office supplies, per diems. and other necessary charges shall be paid from appropriations for Hie Bureau of Public Works.

SUPERVISING  RAILWAY  EXPERT.

Supervising Railway Expert: For salaries and wages of Supervising Bailwav Expert, at twenty-four thousand pesos per annum; one assistant, at eight thousand pesos per annum; one chief clerk, class one; four inspecting engineers, class two; two clerks, class seven; one. messenger, at three hundred pesos per annum; for expense of inspection of materials and so forth in the United States and foreign countries; and for hire of temporary employees, at rates of compensation to he approved by the Secretary of Commerce and Police: for contingent expenses, including purchase of equipment, furniture, and supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; purchase and maintenance of transportation; cablegrams:  lost age and telegrams; printing and binding; rents; official transportation in the city of Manila; and other incidental expenses; one hundred and eleven thousand five hundred pesos.

The Supervising "Railway Expert, in addition to other duties provided by law, may be assigned by the Governor-General to perform the duties of chief of an Insular Bureau, or act in charge of or in an advisory capacity in connection with any special project in1 matter, without additional compensation.

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND JUSTICE.

BUREAU OF JUSTICE.

Bureau of Justice : for salaries and wages of Attorney-General, «t twelve thousand pesos per annum; Solicitor-General, at ten thousand pesos per annum: Assistant Attorney-General, at nine thousand pesos per annum; one assistant attorney, at six thousand pesos per annum; two assistant attorneys, at five thousand pesos per annum each; one assistant attorney, at four thousand nine hundred pesos per annum: one assistant attorney, at four thousand five hundred pesos per annum ; five assistant attorneys, at four thousand pesos per ainniui each one assistant attorney, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum; chief clerk, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum ; one employee, class six; five employees, class seven; three employees, class eight; one employee, Class A; one employee, Class B; one employee, at one thousand three hundred and twenty pesos per annum ; two employees, Class D; one employee, Class F; two employees, Class I; one employee, Class J; one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; two employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each; and for hire of temporary employees; for contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies; repairs; sheriffs' fees and per diems; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of: officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; and other incidental expenses; one hundred and sixty-two thousand pesos.

BUREAU OF CUSTOMS.

Bureau of Customs: For salaries and wages of—

Insular Collector of Customs, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class three; two clerks, class seven. Board of protests and appeals :
One clerk, class seven : one clerk, Class A; one clerk, Class H.

Insular Deputy Collector of Customs, at eight thousand five hundred pesos per annum ; one cleric, class seven.
Marine division :
Chief of division, class five: one clerk, class six; one clerk, class seven; twro clerks, class eight: one clerk, class nine; two clerks, class ten; one clerk, Class A; one clerk, Class D; one clerk, Class F; two clerks, Class I; two messengers, at fifteen pesos per month each. Liquidation division:

Chief of division, class five; one ,clerk, class seven; one clerk, class eight; one liquidator, class nine: one liquidator, class ten; three liquidators, Class D; two liquidators, Class F; one clerk, Class G; two messengers, at fifteen pesos per month each. Appraiser's division :

Appraiser of the port, class one; one assistant appraiser of the port, who shall also act as appraiser of textiles, class three; two assistant appraisers, class four; two assistant appraisers, class five; five examiners, class six: five examiners, class seven; seven examiners, class eight; six examiners, class nine; two examiners, Class D; two examiners, Class E: one clerk, Class I; two clerks, Class J; six employees, at twenty pesos per month each: two messengers, at fifteen pesos per month each.
Cashier's division :
Cashier, class one; one assistant cashier, class five; one receiving teller, class six; one cleric, class eight: one clerk, class ten; one teller, class ten; two clerks, Class C; one clerk, Class F; one clerk, Class H; one clerk, Class I: two clerks, Class J; one clerk, at twenty pesos per month : two messengers, at fifteen pesos per month each.

Insular Special Deputy Collector of Customs, at eight thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class seven.
License section:
One clerk, class seven; one clerk. Class D ; one clerk. Class F; one clerk, Class H; one clerk. Class I.
Immigration division:
Chief of division, class five; one immigration'inspector, class  seven; one clerk, class seven ; one immigration inspector, class eight; three'immigration inspectors, class nine; one Chinese interpreter, class nine; two clerks. Class I; one guard, Class J; one employee at twenty-five pesos per month; two employees, at twenty pesos per month each; one messenger, at fifteen pesos per month.
Statistical division :
Chief of division, class five; one clerk, class seven; five clerks, class nine: one clerk, class ten; one clerk, Class A; two clerks, Class B: two clerks. Class C: three clerks, Class D; one clerk, Class E; one clerk, Class F: one clerk, Class G; one clerk, Class H; one clerk, Class I: one clerk. Class J; one employee, at twenty pesos per month: one messenger, at fifteen pesos per month.

Insular Survevor of Customs, at eight thousand pesos per annum: one deputv surveyor, class two; two clerks, class seven.
Ad measurer's section:
One iidinensuror, class five; two clerks, Class E; one clerk, Class F.
Hull and boiler section:
One supervising hull and boiler inspector, class four; one inspector of boilers, class six; one inspector of hulls, class six; one clerk, class eight.
Harbormaster's section :
One harbormaster, class five; one assistant harbormaster, class nine; two guards, Class I; one launch inspector, Class J; one sniard, at twenty-five pesos per month.
Semaphore   section :
One superintendent, at one thousand two hundred and sixty pesos per annum: one assistant superintendent, Class G; three employees, at thirty-two pesos per month each.
Revenue-cutter section:
One captain, class eight, three captains, class nine, four mates, sectlon-Class D, fou r engineers, Class C, with commutation of rations, at one peso each per diem; four assistant engineers, at thirty-five pesos per mouth each, eight quartermasters, at twenty-five pesos per month each, four stewards, at thirty pesos per month each, twelve firemen, at twenty-two pesos per month each, sixteen sailors, at twenty pesos per month each, with commutation of rations, at thirty eentavos. each per diem.
Inspector's division :
Chief of division, class five: one inspector, class seven; two inspectors, class eight: two inspectors, class nine; two inspectors, class ten; sixteen inspectors. Class A; one inspector, Class B; two inspectors. Class C: two inspectors, Class E; P; two clerks,  Class   F:  twenty guards,  Class Class  two weighers, Class Class J; eighty guards, ten weighers, Class J.
Baggage division:
Chief of division, class five; one inspector, class eight; three inspectors, class ten; one inspector, Class D; four employees, at twenty pesos per month each.
Harbor launch division:
Launcli foreman, class ton; one clerk, class nine; one cleric, Vlslon-Cass D; one employee, at thirty pesos per month; one patron, Class J: five patrons, Class F; one patron, Class H; one engineer, Class E; five engineers. Class F; one engineer, Class II; one engineer. Class J: two assistant engineers, Class I; one assistant engineer, Class J; thirteen firemen, at four hundred pesos per annum each; two employees, at twenty-five pesos per month each; twenty-two employees, at twenty pesos per month each.
One Additional Deputy Collector of Customs, class one.

Bookkeeping section:
One clerk. Class D; one clerk, Class G; one clerk, Class I.
Record section:
One clerk, class six: one clerk, Class A; one clerk. Class D; one clerk, Class F: one clerk. Class G : four clerks, Class H; four clerks, Class I ; two clerks, Class J ; one employee, at twenty pesos per month.
Correspondence section :
Two clerks, class seven; one clerk, class eight; two eleTks, Class H; one clerk, Class J: (wo messengers, at thirty pesos per month each: two messengers, at twenty pesos per montli each.
Property section:
One clerk, class seven : two clerks. Class I.
Accounting section :
One clerk, class six: two clerks, class seven : one clerk, Class D.
Iloilo custom-house:
Collector of customs, at eight thousand pesos per annum; deputy collector of customs, class five; surveyor of customs, class six; one clerk, class six; one appraiser, class seven: two clerks, class eight; one clerk, class nine; three inspectors, Class A: three clerks, Class D; one inspector of hulls, Class E; one assistant engineer, Class H; one clerk, Class G; one clerk. Class I; two guards, Class I; one patron, Class I; five guards. Class J; one fireman, Class J; one sailor, Class J; two messengers, at thirty pesos per month each; one messenger, at twenty pesos per month: two lookouts, at twenty-five pesos per month each; one warehouseman, at twenty-two pesos and fifty centavos per month ; one clerk, at twenty pesos per month; two sailors, at eighteen pesos per month each; two laborers, at fifteen pesos per month each : emergency guards, at not exceeding forty pesos per montli each.
Cebu custom-house:
Collector of customs, ai eight thousand pesos per annum; deputy collector of customs, class five; surveyor of customs, class six; one clerk, class six; one appraiser, class seven; one examiner, class eight; one clerk, class eight : one inspector, class ten: one inspector, Class A; one clerk, Class D: one clerk, Class F: one patron, Class G: one engineer, Class G : three employees, Class H; two firemen, Class J; twenty-six guards, Class J; three sailors, at thirty pesos per month each: two employees, at twenty pesos per month each; emergency employees, at. not to exceed an aggregate of twenty pesos per month.
Jolo custom-house:
Collector of customs, class three; one examiner, class seven; one clerk, class ten; one clerk. Class A: one clerk. Class I; one guard, Class I; three guards, Class J : three employees, at twenty pesos per month each.
Zamboanga custom-house:
Collector of customs, class two; one examiner, class seven; one clerk, class nine; one clerk,  Class I; four guards, Class J; one patron, at twenty pesos per month; four boatmen, at fifteen pesos per month each; one employee, at fifteen pesos per month.
Bongao custom-house:
Deputy collector of customs, class seven ; one clerk, Class G; two boatmen, at twelve pesos per month each.
Balabac custom-house:
Deputy collector of customs, class seven; one clerk, Class D; four boatmen, at fifteen pesos per month each.
Jurata eustom-house:
Deputy collector ol.' customs, class seven; one clerk, Class G; four boatmen, at twelve pesos per month each.
Sitanki custom-house:
Deputy collector ol! customs, class seven; one clerk, Class H; four boatmen.' ;it twelve pesos per month each.
Interior ports:
Three coast district inspectors, class eight.
Miscellaneous :
For a fund to be expended in the discretion of the Insular Collector of Customs, for pay of secret agents while employed in apprehending violators of the customs, immigration, and revenue laws: for hire of a superintendent of building, watchmen, janitors, and laborers, at the port of Manila, at rates of compensation to be fixed bv the Collector of Customs with the approval of the Secretary of Finance and Justice: and for hire of temporary employees.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture penses' and supplies: per dieins of officers and employees when traveling on official business: transportation of officers, employees, and supplies: cablegrams: postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for a fund to be expended in the discretion of the Insular Collector of Customs for the expenses of secret agents, in the detection and punishment of violations of the customs, immigration, and revenue laws: for fuel, supplies, emergency rations, repairs, alterations, and other incidental expenses for harbor launches and customs cutters: Provided, That minor and emergency repairs may be made at the nearest available point when vessels are away from Manila, without the intervention of the Bureau of Navigation; clothing allowance of three suits, two hats, and two handkerchiefs per annum for each petty officer and member of crew of said launches and cutters: for purchase of apparatus and fixtures; repairs; rents: for deportation of Chinese who fail to comply with the provisions of Act Numbered Seven hundred and two; subsistence of customs officials while on duty on board United States Army and Navy vessels; for per dieins for expert testimony of merchants, and services of marine officers or other persons appointed on marine examination boards; for the hire and maintenance of land transportation: for hire of water transportation; for removal of wrecks which obstruct, the navigable waters of the Archipelago; coolie hire for handling supplies; and other incidental expenses: Provided, That expenditures on account of the customs service in the Moro Province shall be made under the general authority of the Insular Collector of Customs, as provided in section eighty-one ol Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and two, but appropriations therefor shall be made from the funds of the Moro Province by the legislative council thereof: And provided further, That the cost of maintenance of customs cutters or other vessels detailed for patrol duty in the waters of the Moro Province may be borne in whole or m part by the appropriations for the Bureau of Customs; eight hundred and forty thousand pesos.
BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE.

Bureau of Internal Revenue: For salaries and wages of Collector of Internal Eevenue, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; Deputy Collector of Internal Revenue, at eight thousand live hundred pesos per annum : Provided, That upon the vacation of the office by the  present incumbent the salary shall be seven thousand five hundred pesos per annum; one deputy, at six thousand  pesos per annum; chief clerk, class four; law clerk, class four; cashier, class four-three chiefs of division, class four; five chiefs of division, class five; five clerks, class six; four clerks, class seven; nine clerks, class eight; four clerks, class  nine:  three clerks, class ten; four clerks, Class A; one clerk, Class two clerks, Class C; one clerk, at one thousand three hundred and twenty pesos per annum; seventeen clerks, Class D: thirteen dorks, Class E; sixteen clerks, Class F; twenty-one clerks, ClassC ; twelve clerks, Class H;  two clerks, Class I: twenty-two clerks,  Class J ; seven clerks, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each; twenty-five clerks, at three hundred pesos per annum each; six clerks, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each; one messenger, at three hundred pesos per annum: two messengers, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each : one agent at large, at four thousand  five hundred pesos per annum: six agents, at four thousand pesos per annum each; nine agents, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum each; fourteen agents, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum each; three agents, at three thousand pesos per annum each; twelve agents, at two thousand eight hundred-pesos per annum each; nineteen agents, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum each ; for temporary storekeepers, at not to exceed seventy pesos per month each : one employee, at four hundred and eighty pesos per annum ; ten  laborers, at seventy centavos per diem; one watchman, at fifty pesos per month; and for ex temporary office employee : for contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies;  per diems of officers and employees  when traveling  on  otlicial   business;  transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for a special  fund to be expended in the
 discretion of the Collector of Internal Eevenue for expenses incident to the detection and punishment of violators of the internal revenue law, three thousand pesos;  riding equipment for agents; testing and gauging instruments: launch repairs and supplies: Provided, That minor and emergency repairs may be made, without the intervention of the Bureau of Navigation, at the nearest available point when vessels are away from Manila: And provided further, That the sum of four thousand six hundred pesos appropriated by Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and twenty-seven for the purchase of launches shall be continued available for expenditure during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eight: for an allowance of twenty pesos per month each to agents in the provinces for each authorized horse furnished and maintained by said agents for official transportation: Provided, That the Ceil lector of Internal Revenue is hereby authorized in his discretion to advance to agents not to exceed one hundred and twenty-five pesos for the purchase of each horse required for transportation, such advances to be reimbursed to the Government by monthly deductions of ten per centum from the agents' salaries, and for such advances this appropriation is hereby made available; newspapers, magazines, and periodicals; janitor's supplies; and other incidental expenses; five hundred and seventy-eight thousand pesos.

BUREAU  OF  THE  TREASURY.

Bureau of the Treasury: For salaries and wages of the Insular Treasurer, at fourteen thousand pesos per annum; Assistant Insular Treasurer, at eight thousand pesos per annum.

Cash room :
One clerk, class one; one clerk, class two; two clerks, class six; two clerks, class seven : one clerk, class eight; one clerk, class nine; three clerks. Class D: one clerk, Class F; two clerks, Class H; one clerk, Class I: one employee, at four hundred and eighty pesos per annum: one office boy, at thirty pesos per month.
Miscellaneous  division:
Ono chid' clerk, class three; one clerk, class five; two clerks, class six: two clerks, class seven; one clerk, class eight; one clerk, Class F: out; clerk. Class H; one clerk, Class J; one messenger, at throe hundred and sixty pesos per annum.
Division of disbursements:
Insular Disbursing Officer, at seven thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, class five: three clerks, class six; one clerk, class seven; one clerk. Class A: one clerk, Class D; one clerk, Class E; one clerk, Class F: one clerk, Class G; one clerk, Class H; one special messenger, at six hundred pesos per annum; one messenger, at four hundred ami eightv pesos per annum.
Miscellaneous:
Three watchmen, at one hundred and fifty pesos per month each, and three guards, at sixty pesos per month each from August first, nineteen hundred and seven; for hire of temporary employees.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase and repair of office furniture anrl supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling mi official business: transportation of officers, employees, and supplies: cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for expenses incurred in the transfer of Insular funds; books and periodicals: and other incidental expenses; one hundred and forty-two thousand five hundred pesos.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION.

BUREAU   OF   EDUCATION.

Bureau  of Education. For salaries and wages of—

Office of the  Director:
Director of Education, at twelve thousand pesos per annum; Assistant Director of Education, at seven thousand five hundred pesos per annum ; Second Assistant Director of Education, at six thousand pesos per annum; chief clerk, class five; property clerk, class six; two clerks, class six; two clerks, class seven; eight clerks, class eight: eight clerks, class nine: one clerk, Class D; two clerks, Class E; four clerks. Class H; four clerks, Class I; two clerks, Class J: two carpenters, at two pesos and forty centavos per diem each; four packers, at one peso and fifty centavos per diem each; eight laborers, at one peso per diem each.
Offices of the division superintendents:
One division superintendent, at six thousand pesos per annum; three division superintendents, at five thousand pesos per annum each; eleven division superintendents, at four thousand five hundred pesos per annum each; six division superintendents, at four thousand pesos per annum each; seven division superintendents, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum each;'eight division superintendents, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum each; three clerks, class nine; ten clerks. Class D; eighteen clerks, Class E; eight clerks. Class E: eleven'clerks, Class I; eleven clerks, Class J: Provided, That authorized salaries may be paid to school superintendents and clerks;, irrespective of the divisions to which they are assigned, the provisions of Act Numbered Six hundred and seventy-two to the contrary notwithstanding.
Insular schools:
Superintendent of Philippine Normal School, at six thousand pesos per annum; superintendent of Philippine School of Arts and Trades, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; superintendent of Insular Agricultural School, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum.
General teaching force:
One instructor in agriculture, class five; ten teachers, class six; fifteen teachers, class seven ; sixty-five teachers, at three thousand pesos per annum each; one hundred and forty teachers, class eight, thirty of whom must lie industrial teachers; seventy teachers, at two thousand six hundred pesos per annum each; three hundred and ninety teachers, class nine: thirty teachers, at two thousand two hundred pesos per annum each; ninety teachers, class ten; twenty-nine teachers. Class A; fourteen teachers, Class D; twenty teachers. Class E; thirty-four teachers, Class F; twenty teachers, Class G: twenty teachers. Class H: two hundred teachers, Class I; one hundred and thirty-two teachers. Class J; one instructor in nursing, class nine; for night-school teachers, at not to exceed three pesos per night each : Provided, That the Director of Education, subject to approval bv the Secretarv of Public Instruction, may detail or assign any teacher to perform such duties in any branch or division of the Bureau of Education as the service requires, the provisions of Act Numbered Four hundred and thirty to the contrary notwithstanding.
Division of the American Circulating Library Association of Manila, P. I.:
One librarian, class eight ; one assistant librarian, class nine; one assistant librarian and cataloguer, class nine; one assistant librarian, Class A; one clerk, Class H; one clerk, at four hundred and twenty pesos per annum; three messengers and janitors, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each : Provided, That all receipts on every account of the American Circulating Library of Manila shall be duly accounted for to the Auditor and deposited by the librarian in the Insular Treasury: And provided, That a permanent appropriation of all receipts deposited under the preceding provisions, except from the sale of catalogues and lists, is hereby made for the purchase of books and pamphlets for the library, such funds to be withdrawn upon requisition of the Director of Education: And provided further, That the American Circulating Library may purchase books, periodicals, and other reading matter without the intervention of the Purchasing Agent, the provisions of Act Numbered One hundred and fortv-six, as amended, to the contrary notwithstanding.
Miscellaneous:
Normal School, Manila, two janitors, at thirty pesos per month each; six janitors, at twenty pesos per month each; Trade School, Manila, one mechanic, at two pesos and forty centavos per diem, seven janitors, at twenty pesos per month each ; Nautical School, Manila, two janitors, at thirty pesos per month each.

For hire of temporary employees and emergency laborers.

One superintendent of Filipino students in the United States, at five thousand pesos per annum.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; for the purchase of school books, furniture, and supplies; equipment, machinery,  and  tools  for  industrial  schools,  and   equipment for industrial  departments in intermediate and  high schools,  sixty thousand pesos: apparatus, equipment, and supplies for Nautical School: for ice and distilled water for Insular schools and dormitories in Manila; for fuel and lights for Insular schools and dormitories in Manila : medical attendance for pupils attending normal school, including that of dormitory for pupils attending normal school: fur an allowance of not to exceed twenty pesos per month each to division superintendents and supervising teachers, in the provinces, for each authorized horse furnished and maintained by said division superintendents and supervising teachers for official transportation, in I he discretion of the Director of Education, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Public Instruction: Provided, That said authorized horses shall be furnished by division superintendents  and supervising teachers at their own expense; rents: for the actual  and necessary cost of education and maintenance, including traveling expenses, of not to exceed one hundred and seventy-one students  in the United  States, at one thousand pesos per annum, under the provisions of Act Numbered Eight hundred and fifty-four, and for the actual and necessary living and incidental expenses while in Manila, in the discretion of the Secretary of Public Instruction, and for traveling expenses of such students from Manila to their homes in the provinces; for ten free scholarships of two hundred, and forty pesos per annum each for young women in the nurses training course: medical attendance to fiovernnipnt students, as provided by Act Numbered Eleven hundred and thirty-three; for the actual and necessary traveling expenses of the superintendent of students in the United States, of an assistant accompanying students from San Francisco to their places of establishment in the United States, and of necessary" attendants accompanying parties of students from Manila to San Francisco under the provisions of Act Numbered Twelve hundred and twenty-five: and other incidental expenses.

For  the establishment and maintenance of educational among the non-Christian tribes, including subsistence and clothing "f pupils in industrial schools, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of Public Instruction, seventy-five thousand pesos.

For the support of primary instruction in municipalities located on "friar lands" estates, to be allotted by the Secretary of Public Instruction, twenty-five thousand pesos.

In all, for the Bureau of Education, three million five hundred find ten thousand pesos.
PHILIPPINE MEDICAL SCHOOL.

Philippine Medical School: For appropriation by the board of control, for (be ends specified by law, in accordance with section three, letter (c). of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and fifteen, unhiding the purchase of necessary apparatus for the outdoor clinic of said school, and the payment of the premium on the bond of the property clerk of said school, one hundred and twenty-two thousand pesos.

For ihe establishment and  maintenance of fifty free beds for clinical purposes in a hospital or hospitals to be designated by the board of control, twenty-five thousand pesos.

In all, for the Philippine Medical School, one hundred and forty-seven thousand pesos.

The Governor-General is hereby authorized to appoint two municipal physicians as externes in obstetrics in the Philippine Medical School, with compelled ion at not to exceed sixty pesos per month each, from July first, nineteen hundred and seven, to be paid from the appropriation for the Philippine Medical School, the provisions of Act Numbered One hundred and forty-eight to the contrary notwithstanding.

BUREAU  OF   SUPPLY.

The provisions of Act Numbered  Fifteen hundred and twenty-seven underare hereby repealed and the following subdivision storage.

"Bureau of Supply: The appropriation heretofore designated 'purchase of supplies' shall hereafter be known as 'Bureau of Supply.' In addition to the purposes for which this appropriation was available prior to the enactment of Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and twenty-seven, it shall be available for the payment of the necessary operating expenses of the Bureau of Supply, exclusive of the division of cold storage, including the salaries of the Purchasing Agent, at ten thousand pesos per annum; Assistant Purchasing Agent, at six thousand five hundred pesos per annum; and the salaries and wages of one disbursing officer and cashier, at five thousand five hundred pesos per annum; one property officer, at four thousand pesos per annum: one buyer, class five; one buyer, class six; four clerks, class six; six clerks, class seven; one superintendent of hardware, at three thousand pesos per annum; one superintendent and inspector of lumber, class eight; one superintendent of coal yard, class eight: eleven clerks, class eight; ten clerks, class nine: two clerks, class ten: one chief watchman, Class A; three clerks, Class A : two clerks, Class B; one clerk, Class C; six watchmen, Class C; eight clerks, Class D; eight clerks, Class E; nine clerks, Class F: four clerks, Class G; one clerk, Class H; two clerks, Class I; ten messengers, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each: for hire of lorcha crews; for hire of not more than two assistant foremen, at seven pesos or less per diem each : assistant foremen as may be necessary, at not to exceed six pesos per diem each ; emergency clerks and lahorers as may be necessary from time to time in the coal and lumber yards and for handling supplies: for hire of temporary employees; service allowances of officers and omplovees upon appointment, resignation, or death, as authorized bv law: and other expenses, including cost of office furniture and supplies: cablegrams: postage and telegrams; printing and binding; rents: repairs; hire and maintenance of transportation; and for all other purposes necessarily incident to the maintenance and operation of the service: Provided, That no surcharge shall be made upon the cost of freight on delivery of supplies by the Bureau of Supply."

Division  of cold stotage : The  appropriation  heretofore designated "Bureau of Cold Storage" shall hereafter be known as "division of cold  storage.    The provisions of  Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and twenty-seven under the head "Bureau of Cold Storage are hereby repealed and the following substituted in lieu thereof:

"Division of cold storage: There is hereby created under "the above designation a permanent reimbursable appropriation to the credit of which shall be deposited all receipts of the division of cold storage on account of services or supplies furnished to other branches of the Government and to other persons.

"There shall be paid from this appropriation the salaries and wages of: Office division—Chief of the division, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, class six; three clerks, class seven; one clerk, class eight; two clerks, class nine; one clerk, Class A; one clerk. Class D; one clerk, Class H; two salesmen, at one peso and fifty centavos per diem each; two issue clerks, at one peso and fifty centavos per diem each; three messengers, at one peso and twenty centavos per diem each. Manufacturing division-One chief engineer, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum : one assistant engineer, class five; one assistant engineer, class five: one assistant engineer, class nine; two junior engineers, at four pesos and fifty centavos per diem each; one machinist, class eight: three machinists, at four pesos and fifty centavos per diem each: one electrician, at: five pesos per diem; one assistant electrician, at two pesos per diem; one pipe-fitter, at five pesos per diemn: three oilers, at one peso and fifty centavos per diem each; three waterionders, at one peso and fifty centavos per diem each; ten laborers, at one peso and fifty centavos per diem each; forty laborers, at one peso per diem each. Cold-storage division—One overseer, class eight: one clerk, at one peso and seventy-five centavos per diem: one foreman, at one peso and thirty-five centavos per diem: twenty laborers, at one peso per diem each. Land transportation division—One overseer, class nine; one teamster, at five pesos per diem: nine teamsters, at four pesos per diem each; three teamsters, at two pesos per diem each; one wheelwright, at two pesos and fifty centavos per diem; six laborers, at one peso and sixty centavos per diem each; seventeen laborers, at one peso per diem each. Water transportation division—One foreman, at two per diem: four patrons, at one peso and thirty-five centavos per diem each : eighteen sailors, at one peso per diem each. Care and maintenance of buildings and grounds—One mechanic, class nine: two watchmen, at four pesos and fifty centavos per diem each; three watchmen, at four pesos per diem each; two carpenters, at two pesos and fortv centavos per diem each; one overseer, at one peso and sixty centavos per diem; one storekeeper, at one peso and eighty eontavos per diem: seven laborers, at one peso and twenty rcntavos per diem each : service allowances of officers and employees upon appointment, resignation, or death, as authorized by law; and other expenses, including cost of equipment, furniture, and supplies; cablegrams: postage and telegrams; printing and binding; hire, maintenance, and renewal of transportation; maintenance, renewal, repair, and improvement of plant; and all other purposes necessarily incident to the maintenance and operation of the service.

"The net earnings of the division of cold storage shall be certified on the first day of each month for the preceding month by the chief if the division, and  upon approval of such certification by the Purchasing Agent and the head of the Department, said net earnings shall he transferred by the Insular Auditor to the credit of "miscellaneous revenues" of the Insular Government."

BUREAU   OF   PRISONS.

Bureau of Prisons : For salaries and wages of Director of Prisons, at seven thousand live hundred pesos per annum; Assistant Director of Prisons, at six thousand pesos per annum; Second Assistant Director of Prisons, at three thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, class seven; three clerks, class eight; one steward, class eight; three clerks, class nine; one baker, class nine; three inspectors of the guard, class eight; three inspectors of the guard, class nine; thirty-one first-class guards, under the provisions of Act Numbered Twelve hundred and twenty-five; one interpreter. Class A: one clerk, Class A; one overseer, Class C; three, clerks, Class D; one teamster, at four pesos and fifty eentavos per diem; one oversew. Class D: two clerks, Class H; two sergeants of the guard, under the provisions of Act Numbered Twelve hundred and twenty-five; sixteen keepers, under the provisions of Act Numbered Twelve hundred and twenty-five: forty-five second-class guards, under the provisions of Act Numbered Twelve hundred and twenty-five; two chaplains, at six hundred pesos per annum each; one matron, at sixty-two pesos and fifty centavos per month; two Sisters of Charity, at thirty pesos per month each with quarters in kind to be assigned by the Director of Prisons; one clerk, Class J; two drivers, at one peso and fifty centavos per diem each; two laborers, at eighty centavos per dietn each; two laborers, at twenty-four pesos per month each: for additional compensation to executioner, at twenty peso per execution; band instruction, at two pesos per hour: Provided, That payment thereof may be made as additional compensation to an oilieial or employee  pertaining to be upon approval by the heads of the  provisions of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding; for such proportion of office salaries of the industrial division as shall be fixed by the Secretary of Public Instruction.

Iwahig penal settlement:
One superintendent, class one; one overseer and assistant superintendent, at four thousand pesos per annum: one farming instructor, at three thousand pesos per annum; one trades instructor, at two thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one chaplain, Class A; one assistant overseer. Class D; one clerk. Class H; one assistant overseer, Class I : two assistant overseers, Class J: Provided, That the superintendent of the Iwahig penal settlement, with the approval of the Director of Prisons, is authorized to employ, as assistant overseers, such suitable colonists, prisoners who have been legally discharged, as may. in his judgment, be necessary within the limits of this Act.
Miscellaneous:
For hire of temporary employees.
Contingent expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture and supplies; per dienis of officers and employees when traveling on official business; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies; cablegrams; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; subsistence of prisoners; hospital special diet: medical and hospital equipment and supplies: surgical instruments; ice for hospitals; supplies for prisoners, including clothing, bedding, soap, tobacco, mess kits, and barber supplies: building materials and tools for general renewals and repairs: postage for prisoners' mail; photographers' supplies: guards' equipment., including firearms, ammunition for target practice and einerirenev supply, and repair of arms and shackles; burial of deceased prisoners: reimbursement to prisoners of earnings as hired laborers outside of prison prior to American occupation; for one suit of clothing of value not exceeding five pesos and a gratuity not exceeding ten pesos to each prisoner upon release in cases when, in the discretion of the Director of Prisons, such clothing and gralnitv arc necessary; transportation of discharged prisoners to their homes in the Philippine Islands; electric current;, band and athletic supplies: purchase, hire, and maintenance of land and water transportation; fuel and kitchen equipment and supplies; water and sewerage supplies and fire hose; for the maintenance of the Iwahig penal seit lenient; purchase of agricultural implements: tools; seeds; miscellaneous supplies maintenance and  repair of plant; transportation of prisoners to and from the settlement: Provided, That when, in the judgment of the Secretary of Public Instruction, a first-class prisoner merits consideration, his wife, family, or fiancee, may be permitted to join him at the Iwahig penal settlement, and that the transportation from their homes to Iwahig may be paid from this appropriation; steam road roller with engine to run rice huller, band saw, and nuk crusher for the Iwahig penal settlement; illuminating supplies: inaintenance of prisoners in reform schools or other authorized private or public institutions; maintenance of Hospital B, including rent ami repairs; and other incidental expenses; five hundred and oifflitv-three thousand two hundred pesos.

Industrial division, Bureau of Prisons: The second paragraph of  that poriion of Act: Numbered Fifteen hundred and twenty-seven, which provides  for the industrial division, Bureau of Prisons, is hereby amended to rend as follows:
"There shall be paid from this appropriation the necessary expenses of the industrial division, including the salaries and wages of such superintendents, foremen, clerks subject to civil service' rules, mechanics, skilled workmen, and temporary employees as may he necessary, who shall he appointed by the Assistant Director "of Prisons, unless otherwise directed by the Secretary of Public Instruction, at rates of compensation approved by the latter: Provided,  That such portion of the compensation of employees of this division as shall be approved by the Secretary of Public Instruction shall he charged to the appropriation for current expenses of the Bureau of Prisons: service allowances of officials and employees upon appointment, resignation, or death, as authorized by law; and the cost of equipment, including machinery, and supplies, necessary for the maintenance, operation, and improvement of the plant.

"The assets of the 'carabao cart fund' of whatever nature are hereby consolidated with and made a part of the capital account of this division."
General store, Iwahig penal settlement: The superintendent of the Iwahig penal settlement, with the approval of the Secretary of Public Instruction, is hereby authorized to establish and maintain a general store for the sale of merchandise which may be required by the residents of the settlement, and for the purchase of produce which, under authority from the Secretary of Public Instruction, prisoners residing at the settlement may dispose of for their own profit.  That no additional compensation nor pecuniary allowed any officer or employee of the Government services rendered in connection with this store. To purposes hereinbefore stated, there is hereby created reimbursable appropriation under the designation, "General store, Iwahig penal settlement," to the credit of which deposited cash receipts of the store from all sources, and iich shall be paid the cost of supplies and other necessary incidental expenses. The Secretary of Public Instruction shail prescribe the articles which may be purchased and sold by the general store, the organization and methods of administration, and the surcharge which shall be made to cover loss from wastage and ther unavoidable causes. To furnish the necessary funds to permit the establishment of the store, the sum of five hundred pesos is hereby appropriated.
BUREAU OF PRINTING.

Bureau of Printing: The third  paragraph under this head in Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and twenty-seven is hereby repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof: There shall be paid from the reimbursable appropriation of the Bureau of Printing salaries and wages of a Director of Printing, at ten thousand pesos per annum; an Assistant Director of Printing, at six thousand five hundred pesos per annum; Superintendent of Work, class one; one craftsman instructor, class three; eight craftsmen instructors, class four; four craftsmen instructors, class five; three craftsmen instructors, class six; five craftsmen instructors, class seven; one deliveryman, class nine: one clerk, class live; two clerks, class six; one clerk, class seven : one clerk, class ten; two employees, class ten; one clerk, Class B: two watchmen, Class C; three clerks, Class D; five clerks, Class G ; one clerk, Class I; salaries and wages of the necessary craftsmen, junior craftsmen, apprentices, carpenters, laborers, and such other clerical, mechanical, miscellaneous, and temporary employees; for night work; overtime pay; and extra compensation accruing under the provisions of Act Numbered Four-teen hundred and forty ; service allowances of officials and employees upon appointment, resignation, or death, as authorized by law; and other expenses, including cost of equipment, furniture, and supplies; lithographing; cablegrams: postage and telegrams; hire, maintenance, and renewal of transportation: rents; repairs; and all other expenses necessarily incident to the maintenance, operation, and improvement of the plant, including buildings.

Section one of Ac I Numbered Six hundred and fifty is hereby repealed. Hereafter the number, qualifications, classification, and compensation of apprentices shall be determined and regulated by the head of Department.: Provided, That the extra compensation provided in section two of Act Numbered Six hundred and fifty, as amended by Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and forty, shall become effective as to apprentices from the date of their entrance into the third year of apprenticeship.

The Director of Printing is hereby authorized to detail a suitable employee of the Bureau of Printing who may be on leave in the United States for duty for one month in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, for the purpose of securing information in regard to the system of cost accounting recently adopted by the United States Government, and said employee shall be entitled to his traveling expenses from his home in the United States to the city of Washington and return, and to his actual and necessary living expenses while in Washington on this duty; and the expenses incident to the foregoing authorization are hereby made a proper charge against the appropriation "Bureau of Printing."

JUDICIARY.

Judiciary: For salaries and wages—

Supreme Court :
Chief Justice, at twenty thousand pesos per annum; six associate justices, at twenty thousand pesos per annum each; clerk of the court, at six thousand pesos per annum; one deputy clerk, at four thousand pesos per annum; two employees, class six; three employees, class seven; one employee, Class B ; one employee, Class C; one employee, Class D; one employee, Class E; one employee, Class F; one employee, Class G ; three employees, Class II; one employee, Class I; five employees, Class J; five employees, at three hundred pesos per annum each : one employee, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum.
Reporter of the Supreme Court:
Reporter of the  Supreme  Court,  from August first, nineteen hunched and seven, at seven thousand pesos  per annum;   one employee, class six; two employees, class seven; one employee, class . eight: one employee,  (lass  nine;  two  employees,  class ten;  one employee. Class A: one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum.
Courts of First; Instance, Manila:
Three judges, at eleven thousand pesos per annum each; clerk, at four thousand pesos per annum; one assistant clerk, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum; two deputy clerks, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum each; five employees, class seven: one employee, class eight; three employees, class nine; eight emplovecs. Class II : five employees, at three hundred pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance, First District:
One judge, at nine thousand pesos per annum; one employee, class eight: one employee, Class C: one clerk, Cagayan, at one thousand ax hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Isabela, at one thousand four hundred pesos per annum; two employees, Class J; two employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance, Second District:
One judge, at nine thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Ilocos Norte, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Ilocos Sur, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one employee. Class C: one employee, Class D; four employees, Class J; two employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance, Third District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one employee, class seven: one employee, class nine; one clerk, La Union, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Pangasinan, at two thousand two hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Zambales, at one thousand six hundred pesos per annum; one deputy clerk, Pangasinan at seven hundred and twenty pesos per annum; one Class J : one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum : one emplnyee at three hundred pesos per annum; one employee, at. two hundred and forty pesos per annum.
Courts of First Instance. Fourth District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one employee, Class A: one employee, Class H; one clerk, Nueva Ecija, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Pampanga, at two thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Tarlac, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum : one deputy clerk, Pampanga, at six hundred pesos per annum; one employee, Class J; two employees, at three hundred pesos per annum each; three employees, at two hundred and fortv pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance, Fifth District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Bulacan, at two thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Rizal, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one employee, Class C; one employee, Class G; one employee, Class H; one employee, Class J; one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; two employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance, Sixth District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Bataan, nt one thousand six hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Cavite, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, La Laguna, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one employee, Class C; four employees, Class J; two employees, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each: three employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance, Seventh District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one employee, class eight: one employee, class nine: one clerk, Batangas, at two thousand two hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Mindoro, at one thousand six hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Tayabas, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, subprovince of Marinduque, at eight hundred pesos per annum; four employees, Class J: one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum: four employees at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance. Eighth District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one employee, class seven; one employee, class nine; one clerk, Albay, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Ambos Camarines, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Sorsogon, at one thousand six hundred pesos per annum; one deputy clerk, Albay, at seven hundred and twenty pesos per annum; three employees, Class J ; one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum: one employee, at three hundred pesos per annum; two employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Court of First Instance. Ninth District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one employee, class seven: one employee, class nine: one clerk. Iloilo, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum: two employees, Class H; one employee, at three hundred ami sixty pesos per annum; one employee, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum.
Courts of First Instance, Tenth District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum : one clerk, Antique, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Occidental Negros, at two thousand two hundred pesos per annum; one employee, Class C; two employees, Class J : one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum : one employee, at two hundred and eighty-eight pesos per annum: one employee, at one hundred and eighty pesos per annum.
Courts of First Instance. Eleventh District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one employee, class seven; one clerk, Bohol, at two thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Cebu, at two thousand four hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Oriental Negros at one thousand six hundred pesos per annum; one deputy clerk, Cebu, at one thousand two hundred pesos per annum; one employee, Class D; two employees, Class H; two employees, Class J; one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; one employee, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum; one employee, at one hundred and twenty pesos per annum; translating assistants, not to exceed two hundred pesos.
Courts of First Instance, Twelfth District:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one employee, class eight; one clerk, Leyte, at two thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Samar, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one employee, Class A; two employees, Class J : two employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance, Thirteenth District:
One judge, at nine thousand pesos per annum : one employee, class nine; one clerk, Misamis, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Surigao, at one thousand six hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, district of Lanao, at six hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, subdistrict of Dapitan, at six hundred pesos per annum; one employee, Class J; one employee, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; four employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Courts of First Instance, Fourteenth District:
One judge, at nine thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Jolo, that at two thousand pesos per annum; one clerk, Zamboanga, at two thousand  four hundred  pesos per annum; five deputy clerks, at four hundred pesos per annum each; four employees, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Courts of First,  Instance, Fifteenth District:
One judge, at nine thousand pesos per annum; one employee. Class A: one employee, Class C; one clerk, Capiz, at one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, Palawan, at six hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, subprovince of Masbate, at eight hundred jiesos per annum; one clerk, subprovince of Romblon, at one thousand pesos per annum; one deputy clerk, Palawan, at four hundred and eighty pesos per annum; two employees, Class J; one employee, ai three hundred and sixty pesos per annum; two employees, av two hundred and forty pesos per annum each.
Court of First, Instance, Mountain District:
One judge, at nine thousand pesos per annum; one fiscal, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum; one clerk, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum; three deputy clerks, at six hundred pesos per annum each; one employee, at two hundred and forty pesos per annum: clerical, interpreting, and translating assistants to fiscal. not to exceed one thousand eight hundred pesos.
Judges of First instance and employees at large:
Four judges, at nine thousand pesos per annum each; one employee, class seven; two employees, class eight; two employees, class nine.
Court of Land Registration:
One judge, at ten thousand pesos per annum; one judge, at nine thousand pesos per annum: clerk of court, at five thousand pesos per annum: one examiner of titles, Manila, at three thousand pesos per annum; one assistant clerk of court, at three thousand six hundred pesos per annum; two employees, class six; two employees, class seven: five employees, class eight; four employees, class nine; mie employee, class ten; three employees, Class A; two employees, Class C ; two employees. Class D : three employees, Class E; five employees, Class F; three employees, Class G; ten employees, Class H; ten employees, at three hundred and sixty pesos per annum each.
Miscellaneous.
For hire of special interpreters and other emergency employees.
Contingent  expenses:
For contingent expenses, including purchase of office furniture find supplier; per diems of officers and employees when traveling on official husiness, including all per diems of judges of First Instance and of file Court of Land Registration, from July first, nineteen hundred and seven, the per dioms and transportation of judges while traveling on official business being hereby made a charge against, this appropriation exclusively; transportation of officers, employees, and supplies, including the traveling expenses justices of the peace, as provided by section thirty-three of Act Numbered Sixteen hundred and twenty-seven; cablegrams; postage find telegrams; printing and binding; repairs; sheriffs' fees and Per diems; purchase of five hundred copies of Lobingier's Manual de Juzgados de Paz: expenses incurred under section ten of Act Numbered Thirteen  hundred  and  seventy-fix, and the per diems  of clerks of courts under section five of the same Act being hereby authorized, the provisions of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding: for advertising not otherwise provided for; for the payment of reasonable  charges  authorized  by  the Attorney-General for chemical  or medical   examinations  when  in his opinion the provisions of section fifteen of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and eighty-seven and  sections thirty-seven and forty-one of Act Numbered  Sixteen hundred  and   twenty-seven are insufficient to secure the proper administration of justice, or for other technical or professional services  necessarily  incident  to criminal proceedings conducted in courts of  First Instance or of justices of the peace; and other incidental expenses: eight hundred and ten thousand pesos.    The  Bureau   of  Justice  shall   be charged with the disbursement of appropriations under this head.

The resolution of the Commission dated August sixth, nineteen hundred and seven, granting to Henry C. Bates, judge of First Instance, Ninth Judicial District, certain leave of absence privileges is herebv confirmed.
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF BENGUET.

For salaries and wages, including salary of provincial governor, at four thousand pesos per annum; provincial treasurer, at three thousand pesos per annum : provincial secretary, at one thousand two hundred pesos per annum: additional compensation, at the rate of fifty pesos per month to J. O. Wagner during such portions of the fiscal years nineteen hundred and seven and nineteen hundred and eight as he shall have acted as provincial governor, the provisions of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding; for salaries and wages of such employees as may be authorized by resolution of the provincial hoard, with the approval of the Executive Secretary; for general provincial expenses, including the actual and necessary traveling expenses and per diems of officers and employees, under the provisions of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-six: for the transportation of supplies; for the purchase of office furniture and supplies; postage and telegrams; printing and binding: maintenance of official transportation; repairs to provincial buildings: rents; construction and repairs of bridges, roads, and trails; court expenses; subsistence of prisoners; sanitary and burial fund for indigent persons; for a fund to be expended by the provincial governor as provided in Act Numbered Six hundred and eighty-two under the head of "Provincial government of Lepanto-Bontoc:" and other incidental expenses; twenty-six thousand pesos.

The collection of license fees from stores, tailor shops, laundries, horseshoeing establishments, butcher shops, silversmiths, shoe shops, barber shops, saloons, and bread shops in the township of Baguio, Benguet, between December twenty-second, nineteen hundred and six, and Mav twentieth, nineteen hundred and seven, is hereby validated.

The collection of five days' road tax in addition to the ten days' road tax required by Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-six by the township of Tublay, Province of Benguet, illegally imposed by resolution of the township council of Tublay on February twenty-third, nineteen hundred and seven, and subsequently .discontinued, is hereby validated.

The resolution of the Commission dated April twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and seven, validating the collection of the so-called "Igorot cedula"' tax is hereby confirmed.

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF LEPANTO-BONTOC.

For salaries and wages, including salary of provincial governor, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; provincial secretary-treasurer, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum; provincial supervisor, at three thousand pesos per annum; lieu-tenant-governor for the subprovince of Amburayan, at two thousand eight hundred pesos per annum ; lieutenant-governor for the sub-provinee of Bontoc, at three thousand pesos per annum; lieutenant-governor for the subprovince of Kalinga, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum ; for salaries and wages of such employees as may be authorized by resolution of the provincial board, with the approval of the Executive Secretary; for general provincial expenses, including the actual and necessary traveling expenses and per diems of officers and employees, under the provisions of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-six; for the transportation of supplies: for the purchase of office furniture and supplies; postage and telegrams: printing and binding; maintenance of public animals, including breeding animals loaned by the Bureau of Agriculture: repairs to provincial buildings; rents: construction and repairs of bridges, roads, and trails; court expenses; subsistence of prisoners; for a fund to lie expended by the provincial governor as provided in Act Numbered Six hundred and eighty-two; and other incidental expenses: twenty-six thousand six hundred pesos.

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF MINDORO.

For salaries and wages, including per diems of ten pesos each to the United States Army officers detailed as provincial governor and provincial supervisor-treasurer; provincial secretary, at three thousand pesos per annum: provincial fiscal, at two thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; for salaries and wages of such employees as may be authorized by resolution of the provincial board, with the approval of the Executive Secretary; for general provincial expenses, including the actual and necessary traveling expenses of officers and employees, under the provisions of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-six : for the transportation of supplies; for the purchase of office furniture and supplies; postage and telegrams: printing and binding: hire and maintenance of official transportation; court fees: subsistence of prisoners; for a fund to he expended by the provincial governor as provided in Act Numbered Six hundred and eighty-two under the head of "Provincial government: of Lepanto-Bontoc:"' and other incidental expenses; twenty-one thousand pesos.

The resolution of the Commission dated July eighth, nineteen hundred and seven, waiving the application of the provisions of law a? to contracts in section seventeen of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-six, in so far as concerns the construction of the pier at Calapan. Mindoro. is hereby confirmed.

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF NUEVA VIZCAYA.

For salaries and wages, including salary of provincial governor, at four thousand eight hundred pesos per annum; provincial secretary-treasurer, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum: Provided, That in the event of acting as provincial governor, he shall receive the salary authorized for the latter position in lieu at that of provincial secretary-treasurer: for salaries and wages of such employees as may be authorized by resolution of the provincial board, with the approval of the Executive Secretary; for general provincial expenses, including the actual and necessary traveling expenses and per diems of officers and employees, under the provisions

of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-six; for the transfortation of supplies; for the purchase of office furniture and and supplies; postage and tlegrams; printing and binding; rents; court expenses; subssistence of prisoners; for the maintenance of the Padre Villaverde trail from San Nicolas, Pangasinan, to Bayumbong, Nueva Vizcaya; for a fund to be expended by the provincial governor as provided in Act Numbered Six hundred of Lepanto Bontoc;" and other incidental expenses; twenty thousand six hundred pesos.

PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OF  PALAWAN.

For salaries and wages, including per diems of ten pesos to the United States Army otiicer detailed as provincial governor; provincial secretary-treasurer, at three thousand two hundred pesos per annum; for salaries and wages of such employees as may be authorized by resolution of the provincial board, with the approval of the Executive Secretary: for general provincial expenses, including the actual and necessary traveling expenses and per diems of officers and employees, under the provisions of Act Numbered Thirteen hundred and ninety-six : for the transportation of supplies; for the purchase of office furniture and supplies; postage and telegrams; printing and binding; maintenance of official transportation; maintenance and repair of provincial buildings and equipment; court expenses: subsistence of prisoners; for a fund to be expended by the provincial governor as provided in Act Numbered Six hundred and eighty-two under the head of "Provincial government of Lepanto-Bontoc;" and other incidental expenses; fifteen thousand five hundred pesos.

GENERAL  PURPOSES.

General purposes under provisions of Ad Numbered Fifteen hundred, and nine: For the payment and commutation of all claims of officers and employees for salary, half salary, accrued leave, traveling expenses and transportation lawfully incurred and the payment and commutation of which out of the funds of the appropriate Offices or Bureaus are not otherwise provided for, fifty thousand pesos.

MISCELLANEOUS.

For the salaries of the chief and. assistant, chief of police of the municipality of Cavite as provided by Act Numbered Twelve hundred and eighty-one, an allowance of forty pesos per month in lieu of transportation in kind for said chief or acting chief of police from January first, nineteen hundred and seven, and for salaries of substitutes when neeessary seven thousand six hundred and eighty pesos.

For the expenses incident to the trip of the Secretary of War and the official members of bis party from Washington to the Philippine Islands, for the proper ceremonial opening of the Philippine Assembly and reception of the Secretary of War and members of the Assembly, to be expended by the Executive Secretary in the discretion of the Governor-General, fifteen thousand pesos.

For the office expenses of the Economic Association of the Philippines, two thousand eight hundred and eighty pesos

For payment to the Bureau of Navigation oil account of services rendered by coast-guard cutters and launches in connection with the restoration of public order in the Islands of Leyte and Samar, thirteen thousand six hundred and seventy pesos.

For payment to the Bureau of Navigation on account of services of a coast-guard cutter to carry election forms to the Batanes Hands, one thousand five hundred and fifty pesos.

For supplv of coal under agreement with the Federal Government for the Vnited States Fish Commission boat Albatross, fifteen thousand pesos.

For payment as contemplated by a resolution of the, Commission dated Februarv ninth, nineteen hundred and seven, on account of transportation service between Dagupan and Baguio, from July lirst, nineteen hundred and seven, nineteen thousand two hundred pesos, to he disbursed under the direction of the Secretary of Commerce and Police.

Section three of Act Numbered One Hundred and twenty-nine is herein amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 3. The disbursing agent shall receive a salary of three thousand pesos per annum."
The loan of ten thousand pesos made to the provincial government of llulacan for the purpose of furnishing employment on public works In persons who were temporarily without means of making for themselves and their families on account of the if the operation  of distilleries immediately following g of the operation of the internal-revenue law, is hereby on condition that the provincial government of Bulacan pial amount from its general funds to the construction lefore December thirty-first, nineteen hundred

The employment of certain, temporary clerks, at an expense of  two hundred and sixtv-one pesos and sixty-one centavos, provincial Oriental Negros. funds, in connection with work of land assessment by the provincial hoard of tax appeals of Oriental Negros, is hereby authorized and confirmed, the provisions of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding.

The employment of one foreman, at five pesos per diem, in lieu of one foreman, at four pesos, per diem, from January first to March eighteenth, nineteen hundred and seven, by the provincial board of Pangasinan. is hereby authorized and confirmed.

The provincial board of Saniar is hereby authorized to appropriate from provincial, funds  for pavment of additional compensation to Major J. B. Murphy.  Philippines Constabulary, such sum as may lie necessary in addition to his salary as a Constabulary officer to make his fotal salary at the rate; of six thousand pesos per annum during the time he shall fill the position of governor of the Province of Samar, beginning May twenty-first, nineteen hundred and seven.

The payments made from funds of the provincial government of Eduardo Feita bevto on account of salary while on leave of absence are hereby conlirmed and authorized.

Total of appropriations for all purposes, seventeen million four 'umrired and ninetv-live thousand nine hundred and eighty pesos.

SEC. 2. Officers and employees of the Insular Government when traveling on official business or when absent from their permanent stations may receive, in the discretion of the chief of Bureau or wad of department, in lieu of traveling expenses other than transportation, per diems or  fractional parts thereof as follows: Prodded, however, That chiefs of Bureaus shall make such examination in passmg upon per diems as may be necessary to satisfy their minds Mat the per diems allowed will not more than reimburse employees for necessary traveling expenses and will not constitute an increaseof salary:
Officers and employees receiving a salary of less than one thousand two hundred pesos per annum, a per dient of one peso:

Those receiving one thousand two hundred pesos or more per annum, but not extending one thousand eight hundred pesos per annum, a per diem of two pesos:

Those receiving more than  one thousand  eight hundred pesos per annum, but not exceeding two thousand four hundred pesos per three pesos:

Those receiving more thgan two thousand four hundred pesos per annum, but not exceeding than six thousand pesos per annum, a period. Provided, That members of field parties and other  for whom subsistence in kind or other made to cover traveling expenses other dl noi he paid the per diem herein stated: And provided further, That in the discretion of a chief of Bureau, employees whose competitions are stated at rates other than per annum may be given the allowances authorized by this section for employees at per annum compensation: And provided further, That when traveling by water transportation which does not include officers and employees shall receive, in lieu of per diems, reinjoursement of the amounts actually and necessarily expended by  for subsistences: And provided further, That all per dierns and Traveling expenses of the judges of tbe Courts of First Instance and: of the Court of Land Registration, beginning July first, nineteen hundred and seven, shall be paid from the appropriaiinn for the judiciary at the rates provided by this section for other officers receiving similar salaries: And provided further, That officers of the United States Army or Navy detailed for duty with the Insular Government shall receive, when traveling on official business of this Government, the per diems corresponding to the any of the position which the officer is filling under detail, and, if no salary he fixed by law for such position, the officer shall be considered as included in the class for which a per diem of five peso is authorized, subject to the provisions applicable to officers of  Insular Government.
SEC. 3. Upon the approval of the Governor-General or proper head of Department first had a vacancy in a position of any class may be filled by the emplovment of one person or more of a lower class: Provided, That the aggregate of salaries paid is not greater than that authorized.

SEC. 4. All positions and employments authorized by this Act the compensations of which are not stated at a per annum rate shall be in the unclassified service, and no privileges provided by Act Numbered One thousand and forty shall accrue to appointees to such positions: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be deemed to remove craftsmen, junior craftsmen, and apprentices of ; the Bureau of Printing from the classified civil service: Provided further, That all appointments and separations above the grade of semiskilled laborer under the provisions of this section shall be reported to the Bureau of Civil Service by the proper chief of Bureau or Office, in case of discharge stating reasons therefor: And provided further, That unless otherwise authorized by law, no payment may be made for overtime work.

SEC. 5. Unclassified employees of the Tnsular Government, including laborers, who are injured in clear line of duty, may, in the discretion of the chief of the Bureau and with the approval of tne  head of the Department under which they are employed, continue to receive their regular compensation during the period of disability not exceeding ninety days: Provided, That the Governor-General or proper head of Department may, in his discretion, authorize payment of medical attendance, necessary transportation, and hospital fees for ollicers and employees injured in clear line of duty, but such payment shall not be made from the appropriation for "General purposes" when the Bureau or Office concerned has an available appropriation for contingent expenses or public works, as the case may be, from which such payment can be made, nor shall the provisions of this section be construed to cover sickness as distinguished   from   physical  wounds.

SEC. 6. The  Governor-General  or proper head of  Department may, in his discretion, commute accrued leave of absence to persons entitled thereto, and authorize payment of the amount so accrued in a irross stun  from the appropriation from which their salaries should properly be paid.

SEC. 7. The appropriations herein made for each Bureau, province, or Office shall be available for payment of authorized commutations of accrued leave of absence of the officers and employees thereof, and for payment of such expenses as may accrue to such Bureaus, provinces or offices by reason of the operations of Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and nine.

SEC. 8. In all cases in which provision for a position or employment heretofore provided by law is not made by this Act, such position or employment is hereby authorized from July first, nineteen hundred and seven, until not later than August thirty-first, nineteen hundred and seven, and any funds appropriated for salaries and wages for the Bureau or Office to which the position or employment pertains are hereby made available for payment of the services rendered.

SEC. 9.  Inter-bureau transfers of property not otherwise provided for may he made by purchase or otherwise, with the approval of the Governor-General or proper head of Department.

SEC.10. For services anil supplies furnished to other branches of the (iovcrmnent or other persons, a chief of Bureau or Office may service. charge the cost or .such other rate or rates as shall have been prescribed by law or approved by the proper head of Department; and may spend the proceeds of such charges for duly authorized purposes in the discretion of the head of such Department: Provided, That the sums collected under this section shall be deposited in the Insular Treasury to the credit of the current account of the liureau or Office concerned: And provided further, That the proceeds ol all fees, lines, and court costs; the net proceeds of all receipts of the Bureau of Customs, except for import, export, whnrlagv. and immigration dues, coastwise license fees, and customs revenue stamps; and all other receipts of Bureaus or Offices of the Insular Government and of the Judiciary, the disposition ot which is not otherwise specifically provided by law shall be as coming within the provisions of this section the which is to require the separation of revenue receipts properly be termed proceeds of taxation from those funds ie from inter-bureau transactions and specific services to private persons

SEC. 11. Subject to approval by the head of the proper Department upon recommendation by the Insular Auditor, refunds may ue made by chiefs of Bureaus or Offices on account of receipts from sale of fabricated articles or supplies, or services rendered to other Branches of the Government or private parties, when such action shall be consistent "with good business practice and equity, from funds to be designated in each case by the Insular Auditor.

SEC. 12.  Expenditures of funds appropriated by this Act shall be olassilied in aceordance with such regulations as shall be prescribed by the Auditor with the approval of the Governor-General.

SEC. 13. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this appropriation bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two of "An Act prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twontv-sixth. nineteen hundred.

SEC. 14. This Act shall take effect as of date July first, nineteen hundred and seven.

Enacted, August 10, 1907.

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