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tistics of the quantity of leaf tobacco in all forms in the United States in the possession of all persons who are dealers or manufacturers, other than the original growers of tobacco, to be summarized and returned by the holder to the Director of the Census as of the dates of October first and April first of each year, provided that the Director of the Census shall not be required to collect statistics of leaf tobacco from any manufacturer of tobacco who in the preceding calendar year, according to the returns to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, manufactured less than fifty thousand pounds of tobacco, or from any manufacturer of cigars who during the preceding calendar year manufactured less than two hundred and fifty thousand cigars, or from any manufacturer of cigarettes who during the preceding calendar year manufactured less than one million cigarettes, or from any dealer in leaf tobacco who, on the average, had less than fifty thousand pounds in stock at the ends of the four quarters of the preceding calendar year, and every manufacturer of to- ^^^^t0158 bacco who, in the preceding calendar year, according to the return of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue manufactured more than fifty thousand pounds of tobacco, and every manufacturer of cigars who, during the preceding calendar year, manufactured more than two hundred and fifty thousand cigars, and every manufacturer of cigarettes who, during the preceding calendar year, manufactured more than one million cigarettes, and every dealer in or manufacturer of leaf tobacco who, on an average, during the preceding calendar year, had more than fifty thousand pounds in stock, at the ends of the four quarters of the preceding calendar year, shall, under oath, make written reports of the amounts held by them, as herein provided.
The Director of the Census shall specify the types g to be of tobacco to be included in the reports of the holders spmie, sec. t. thereof, and he shall specify the several types separately in making his reports. In securing reports by types, the Director of the Census shall follow substantially the classification of general types as recognized and adopted by the Department of Agriculture. The Director of the to^eSrata^^8 Census shall prepare appropriate blanks upon which such reports shall be made and shall send a copy of same to any person subject to make reports under this Act, not more than fifteen nor less than ten days prior to the first days of October and April in each year, together with a written or printed demand that such person make the report required.
All persons subject to the provisions of this Act shall, q^eS0'*3 rewithin ten days after the first day of October and first im.\ sec. s. day of April in each year, make written report to the Director of the Census the number of pounds of each of the several types of leaf tobacco owned by him as of the said dates, respectively. If any such person shall penalty for faufail to make said report within the time prescribed, he
shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not less than three hundred dollars or more than one thousand dollars. If any such person so liable to make such reports shall fail to make the same within the dates above specified, and thereafter the Director of the Census shall demand such report in writing, which demand shall be forwarded by registered mail, then if such person shall fail to make such report within twenty days after such demand so made, he shall also be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be imprisoned for not more than six months, in the discreNotice. tion of the court. The depositing of the notice by the Director of Census in any post office shall be held to be
Erima facie evidence of the delivery of the notice to the older of tobacco, from which date the period of twenty offloers liable, days shall begin to run. The president, general manager, or other chief officer of any corporation failing to make such reports as required by this Act shall be subject to the same penalties as are herein prescribed. Punbhmenttor Any person who shall make a false report to. the Director of the Census as to the types or amounts of tobacco held or owned by him shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than six months, in the discreofflcers liable, tion of the court. The president, general manager, or other officer of any corporation making such false report shall be subject to the same penalty as prescribed in this section.
^Person" con- The word "person" as used in this Act shall be held to Ttai.', «ec. i. embrace also any partnership, corporation, or association, information not The information furnished under the provisions Si ibu., 'this Act shall be used only for the statistical purposes for which it is supplied. No publication shall be made by the Director of the Census whereby the data furnished by any particular establishment can be identified, nor shall the Director of the Census permit anyone other than the sworn employees of the Census Office to examine the individual reports, ^ooperation^f ip^e Director of the Census shall have access to the temai - Revenue records of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue for the "^m^'sec. 7. purpose of obtaining the information herein required, and the Commissioner of Internal Revenue shall cooperate with the Director of the Census in effectuating the purposes and provisions of this Act. publication. The Director of the Census shall make his first reibid., sec. s. y^er this Act as of the first day of October, nine
teen hundred and twelve, and he shall publish the same and all subsequent reports at a date as early as practicable after the first day of October and the first or April in each year.
offtSs0fpubui Tfle Director of the Census is hereby authorized and cation and sale, directed to publish, in a permanent form, by counties and wstat.,TMm!m minor civil divisions, the names of the heads of families returned at the First Census of the United States in seventeen hundred and ninety; and the Director of the Census is authorized, in his discretion, to sell said publications, the proceeds thereof to be covered into the Treasury of the United States, to be deposited to the credit of miscellaneous receipts on account of "Proceeds of sales of Government property.''
The printing office established in the Census Office is J^^g*^ hereby abolished to take effect July first, nineteen hundred Mar. e, isot (st and two, and the outfit and equipment therein shall be Stat.'sTi'sec"" turned over to the Public Printer; and the Director of the Printing and Census is hereby authorized and directed to have printed, Publ'shinspublished, and distributed, from time to time, bulletins and reports of the preliminary and other results of the various investigations authorized by law; and all of said printing and binding shall be done by the Public Printer at the Government Printing Office.
The Director of the Census is hereby authorized to et<Trinting formS' make requisition upon the Public Printer for such print- July t, im <s« ing as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of stat''h sec' this Act, to wit: Blanks, schedules, circulars, pamphlets, envelopes, work sheets, and other items or miscellaneous printing; he is further authorized to have printed pof^te18' by the Public Printer; in such editions as the Director may deem necessary, preliminary and other Census bulletins, and final reports of the results of the several investigations authorized by this Act, or by the Act to establish a permanent Census Office and Acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, and to publish and distribute said bulletins and reports.
The supplemental acts amendatory of the Act of March jfgTBVmt%t third, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, approved Feb- suu., hj, sec. it. ruary first, nineteen hundred, May tenth, nmeteen hundred, June second, nineteen hundred, February twentythird, nmeteen hundred and one, are hereby repealed; and all provisions of the Act of March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed.
The Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, au- or Jsrans,er of rec" thorized and directed to transfer to the Census Office all Jan.ii.i9os(st of the schedules, records, and volumes of reports of the stat' eleven decennial enumerations from seventeen hundred and ninety to eighteen hundred and ninety, inclusive, that may be in the possession of the Department of the Interior, which transfer shall not change the allotment of such reports heretofore made to Senators and Representatives; and the Director of the Census is hereby authorized, upon the request of a governor of any State or Territory, or the chief officer of any municipal government, to furnish such governor or municipal officer with copies of so much of said files or records as may be requested, at the discretion of the Director of the Census, upon payment of the actual cost of making such copies; and the amounts so received
shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States, to be placed to the credit of and in addition to the appropriation made for the taking of the census. junetsfmtiii Estimates in detail lor the expenses of the permastat.,456). nent Census Office for the fiscal year nineteen hundred arid four and annually thereafter shall be submitted in the regular Book of Estimates.
sub»quentth TM£ census of the population, agriculture, manufaccenniai censuses- tures, and mines and quarries of the United States suu.lyi),'t'^"i}se shall be taken by the Director of the Census in the year nineteen hundred and ten and every ten years thereafter. The census herein provided for shall include each State and Territory on the mainland of the United States, the District of Columbia, and Alaska, Hawaii, and Porto Rico.
suF^riSdTestob- ^he period of three years beginning the first day of lisned. July next preceding the census provided for in section
ibtd., sec. t. one oj Act shall be known as the decennial census period, and the reports upon the inquiries provided for in said section shall be completed and published within such period.
Additions?0!"*- After June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nine, and ecutive force. during the decennial census period only, there may be
ibid., sec. s. employed in the Census Office, in addition to the force provided for by the Act of March sixth, nineteen hundred and two, entitled "An Act to provide for a permanent Census Office," an Assistant Director, who shall be an experienced practical statistician; a geographer, a chief statistician, who shall be a person of known and tried experience in statistical work, an appointment clerk, a private secretary to the Director, two stenographers, and
Appointment. eight expert chiefs of division. These officers, with the exception of the Assistant Director, shall be appointed without examination by the Secretary of Commerce upon the recommendation of the Director of the Census. The Assistant Director shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Duties of offl- Th.e Assistant Director shall perform such duties as ibid., tec. i may be prescribed by the Director of the Census. In rector8*811* Di" absence of the Director the Assistant Director shall serve as Director, and in the absence of the Director and Assistant Director the chief clerk shall serve as Director. cietkPointm8nt The appointment clerk shall perform the appointment duties assigned to the disbursing clerk in section four of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for a permanent Census Office," approved March sixth, nineteen hundred clerk1.8 b u r s 1 n 8 and two. The disbursing clerk of the Census Office shall, at the beginning of the decennial census period, give additional bond to the Secretary of the Treasury in the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, surety to be approved by the Solicitor of the Treasury, which bond shall be conditioned that the said officer shall render,
quarter yearly, a true and faithful account to the proper accounting officers of the Treasury of all moneys and properties which shall be received by him by virtue of his office during the said decennial census period. Such bond shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of the Treasury, to be by him put in suit upon any breach of the conditions thereof.
During the decennial census period the annual compensation of the officials of the Census Office shall be as follows: The Director of the Census, seven thousand dollars; the private secretary to the Director, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; the Assistant Director, five thousand dollars; the chief statisticians, three thousand dollars each; the chief clerk, two thousand five hundred dollars; the disbursing clerk, two thousand eight hundred and seventy-five dollars; the appointment clerk, two thousand five hundred dollars; the geographer, two thousand five hundred dollars; the chiefs of division, two thousand dollars each; and the stenographers provided for in section three of this Act, one thousand eight hundred dollars each.
In addition to the force hereinbefore provided for and to that already authorized by law there may be employed in the Census Office during the decennial census period, and no longer, as many clerks of classes four, three, two, and one; as many clerks, copyists, computers, and skilled laborers, with salaries at the rate of not less than six hundred dollars nor more than one thousand dollars per annum, and as many messengers, assistant messensengers, messenger boys, watchmen, unskilled laborers, and charwomen, as may be found necessary for the proper and prompt performance of the duties herein required, these additional clerks and employees to be appointed by the Director of the Census: Provided, That the total number of such additional clerks of classes two, three, and four shall at no time exceed one hundred: And 'provided further, That employees engaged in the compilation or tabulation of statistics by the use of mechanical devices may be compensated on a piece-price basis to be fixed by the Director.
The additional clerks and other employees provided for in section six shall be subject to such special test examination as the Director of the Census may prescribe, the said examination to be conducted by the United States Civil Service Commission, the examination to be open to all applicants without regard to political party affiliations, and such examinations shall be held at such places in each State as may be designated by the Civil Service Commission. Copies of the eligible registers so established and the examination papers of all eligibles shall be furnished the Director of the Census by the Civil Service Commission, and selections therefrom shall be made by the Director of the Census, in conformity with the law of apportionment as now provided for the classified service, in
Salaries during decennial period. Ibid., sec. 5.
Additional employees. Ibid., sec. 6.
Civil-service examinations. Ibid., sec. 7.
Selections according to State apportionment.