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582 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 268. 1897 . EESGUING SHIPYVRECKED AMERICAN SEAMEN. ,,,.{‘,:§`,‘§',§fvi“g t°°u' Expenses which may be incurred in the acknowledgment of the services of masters and crews of foreign vessels in rescuing American seamen or citizens from shipwreck, four thousand five hundred dollars. EXPENSES UNDER THE NEUTRALITY ACT. ,,}°,§,§’§““"“· "°“*"“' To meet the necessary expenses attendant upon the execution of the neutrality act, to be expended under the direction of the President, K S-·°°°-2°*·P-·“’· pursuant to the requirement of section two hundred and ninety-one of the Revised Statutes. eight thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. EMEEGENGIES ARISING IN THE DIPLOMATIC AND GONSULAE SERVICE. g.,L:i;°K°”° °m"` To enable the President to meet unforeseen emergencies arising in the diplomatic and consular service, and to extend the commercial and other interests of the United States, to be expended pursuant to the R-S··¤¢•¤·2°1·P·*9· requirement of section two hundred and ninety-one of the Revised Statutes, forty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. PROTEGTING INTERESTS OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE SAMOAN ISLANDS. “°"‘°"‘I"""’“· For the execution of the obligations of the United States and the protection of the interests and property of the United States in the V•>1·¤°·1>~1•¤"· Samoan Islands, under any existing treaty with the Government of said islands and with the Governments of Germany and Great Britain, six thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the President. ALLOWANCE TO WIDOWS on HEIRS OF DIPLOMATI0 oFEIcEES WH0 DIE .ABROAD. d,I]‘§};j‘_‘Q}f,ffc{Qf,f,§;‘,;’f Payment, under the provisions of section seventeen hundred and oicggs dyiziggbmgiii forty-nine of the Revised Statutes of the United States, to the widows ’ ""°‘ 'p‘ ‘ or heirs at law of diplomatic or consular officers of the United States dying in foreign countries in the discharge of their duties, five thousand dollars. TRANSPORTING REMAINS OF DIPLOMATIC OFFICERS, CONSULS, AND CONSULAR CLEBKS T0 THEIR HOMES 1*011 INTEEMENT. m£‘,f§g*j',F ,f,‘{‘,,"}§,,,§§; Defraying the expenses of transporting the remains of diplomatic ¤0¤.¤1•,¤:¤. and consular officers of the United States, including consular clerks, who have died or may die abroad while in the discharge of their official duties, to their former homes in this country for interment, and for the ordinary and necessary expenses of such interment, three thousand dollars. INTE1zNATIONAI. BUREAU OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. ,,§,',§*$,K»“‘{{}$,,1E,,§‘,j Contribution to the maintenance of the International Bureau of 14.,,...,.-ss. Weights and Measures for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen ‘°‘·2°·P·"*· hundred and ninety-eight, in conformity with the terms of the convention of May twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventyfnve, the same, _0r so much thereof as may be necessary, to be paid, under the direction of the Secretary of State, to said bureau, on its certificate of apportionment, two thousand two hundred and seventy dollars.