Nonpartisan selection.sand dollars: Provided, That said student interpreters shall be chosen in such manner as will make the selections nonpartisan so far as may be consistent with aptness and fitness for the intended work: Term of service.And provided further, That upon receiving such appointment each student interpreter shall sign an agreement to continue in the service as interpreter to the legations and consulates in China so long as his said services may be required within a period of ten years;
Cost of tuition, immediately available.For the payment of the cost of tuition of student interpreters at the legation to China at the rate of one hundred and twenty-five dollars per annum each, to be immediately available, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;
Total, twenty-three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.
Double salaries not allowed.But no person drawing the salary of interpreter as above provided shall be allowed any part of the salary appropriated for any secretary of legation or other officer.
Clerk hire.For clerk hire at legation to Spain, one thousand two hundred dollars.
Contingent expenses, foreign missions.To enable the President to provide, at the public expense, all such stationery, blanks, records, and other books, seals, presses, flags, and signs as be shall think necessary for the several embassies and legations in the transaction of their business, and also for rent, postage, telegrams, furniture, messenger service, clerk hire, compensation of kavasses, guards, dragomen, and porters, including compensation of interpreter, guards, and Arabic clerk at the consulate at Tangiers, and the compensation of Dispatch agents.dispatch agents at London, New York, and San Francisco, and for traveling and miscellaneous expenses Printing.of embassies and legations, and for printing in the Department of State, and for Loss by exchange.loss on bills of exchange to and from embassies and legations, one hundred and ninety thousand dollars.
Steam launch, Turkey.Hiring of steam launch for use of the legation at Constantinople, one thousand eight hundred dollars.
China.Rent of buildings for legation and other purposes at Pekin, or such other place in China as shall be designated, three thousand six hundred dollars.
Japan.Annual ground rent of the legation at Tokyo, Japan, for the year ending March fifteenth, nineteen hundred and five, two hundred and fifty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.
Cape Spartel Light. Annual proportion of the expenses of Cape Spartel and Tangiers Light on the coast of Morocco, including loss by exchange, three hundred and twenty-five dollars.
Bringing home criminals.Actual expenses incurred in bringing home from foreign countries persons charged with crime, five thousand dollars.