Life-saving testimonials.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, neutrality act.To meet the necessary expenses attendant upon the execution of the neutrality Act, to be expended under the direction of the President, pursuant to the requirement of R.S., sec. 291, p. 49.section two hundred and ninety-one of the Revised Statutes, eight thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.
Unforeseen emergencies.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 R.S., see. 291, p. 49.pursuant to the requirement of section two hundred and ninety-one of the Revised Statutes, seventy-five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.
Payment to heirs of diplomatic and consular officers dying abroad.Payment, under the provisions of section seventeen hundred and forty-nine of the Revised Statutes of the United States, to the widows or heirs at law of diplomatic or consular officers of the United States dying in foreign countries in the discharge of their duties, R.S., sec. 1749, p. 311.five thousand dollars.
Bringing home rmains of ministers and consuls, etc.Defraying the expenses of transporting the remains of diplomatic and consular officers of the United States, including consular clerks, who have died or may die abroad or in transit, while in the discharge of their official duties, to their former homes in this country for interment, and for the ordinary and necessary expenses of such interment, at their post or at home, five thousand dollars.
International Bureau of Weights and Measures.Contribution to the maintenance of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures for the year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, in conformity with the terms Vol. 20, p. 714.of the convention of May twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, the same, or 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 three hundred and six dollars and ninety-three cents.
International Customs Tariffs Bureau. To meet the share of the United States in the annual expense for the year ending March thirty-first, nineteen hundred and five, of sustaining the International Bureau at Brussels for the translation and publication of customs tariffs, one thousand three hundred and eighteen dollars and seventy-six cents; Vol. 26, p. 1518.this appropriation to be available on April first, nineteen hundred and four, pursuant to convention proclaimed December seventeenth, eighteen hundred and ninety.