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CONSTRUCTION AND MACHINERY: On account of the hulls, outfits, Construction and

machinery. and machinery of vessels and steam machinery of vessels heretofore" authorized, twenty-three million four hundred and ten thousand eight hundred and thirty-three dollars.

ARMOR AND ARMAMENT: Toward the armament and armor of domestic manufacture for vessels authorized, eighteen million dollars.

And provided further, That the Secretary of the Navy shall cause cost of armor plate, a thorough inquiry to be made as to the cost of armor plate and of etc. armor plant, the report of which shall be made to Congress.

INCREASE OF THE NAVY, EQUIPMENT: Toward the completiɔn of the ve equipment outfit of the new vessels authorized, eight hundred and forty-five thousand dollars.

Total increase of the Navy, forty-two million two hundred and fiftyfive thousand eight hundred and thirty-three dollars.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

Report.

Equipment, new vessels.

Rivers and harbons appropriations.

York, Me.

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CHAP. 1482.-An Act Making appropriations for the construction, repair, and March 3, 1905. preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes.

(Public, No. 215.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following stims of Boiler money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter named: Improving York Harbor, Maine: Completing improvement in accord

Harbors. ance with the report submitted in House Docuinent Numbered Three hundred and one, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, thirteen thousand four hundred dollars.

Improving Kennebunk River, Maine: For maintenance, three thou- Kennebunk River, sand five hundred dollars.

Improving Damariscotta River, Maine: For improving said river in Damariscotta River, accordance with the project submitted in House Document Numbered Fifty-three, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, five thousand dollars.

Improving New Harbor, Maine: For improving said harbor in accord- New Harbor, Me. ance with the project submitted in House Document Numbered One hundred and sixty-seven, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, ten thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving Cocheco River, New Hampshire: Completing improve- Cocheco River, N.H. ment, twenty-one thousand seven hundred and eleven dollars.

Improving Burlington Harbor, Vermont: For repairs to breakwater Burlington, Vt. and for maintenance, twenty thousand dollárs: Provided, That a con- Proviso:ta tract or contracts may be entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary for the completion of the repairs of said breakwater, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate fifty-one Limit. thousand eight hundred and fifty-five dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated.

Improving Narrows of Lake Champlain, New York and Vermont: Lake Champlain, Continuing improvement and for maintenance, two thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving harbor at Newburyport, Massachusetts: Continuing Newburyport, Mass improvement, thirty thousand dollars.

Improving Salem Harbor, Massachusetts, in accordance with the Salem, Mass. report submitted in House Document Numbered Three hundred and

N. Y. and Vt.

Ann, Mass.

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Boston, Mass.

tucket, Mass.

Woods Hole, Mass.

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three, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, by providing a channel from deep water to the outer end of the wharves, twelve thousand

dollars. Sandy Bay, Cape Improving harbor of refuge at Sandy Bay, Cape Ann, Massachusetts:

Continuing improvement, one hundred thousand dollars: Prorided, That a contract or contracts may be entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate one hundred thousand

dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated. Lynn, Mass. Improving Lynn Harbor, Massachusetts: Continuing improvement,

forty thousand dollars: Provided, That a contract or contracts may be entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to complete said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate ninety-seven thousand nine bundred and thirty-seven dollars. exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated.

Improving harbor at Boston, Massachusetts: Continuing imp.ore.

ment and for maintenance, one hundred thousand dollars. Provincetown, Mass. Improving harbor at Provincetown, Massachusetts: Continuing im

provement, five thousand dollars. Hyannis and Nan Improving harbors at Hyannis and Nantucket, Massachusetts:

Continuing improvement and for maintenance, eighty thousand dollars. New Bedford, Mass. Improving harbor at New Bedford, Massachusetts, in accordance

with the report submitted in House Document Numbered One hundred and sixty-nine, Fifty-sixth Congress, first session: Completing improvement, eleven thousand dollars.

Improving Woods Hole channel, Massachusetts: Continuing improvement, seventy thousand dollars: Provided, That a contract or contract: may be entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate one hundred thousand dollars, exclusive of the amounts

herein and heretofore appropriated. *Little Harbor.

Improving Little Harbor, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered One hundred and sixty-two, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session: Completing improvement, eighteen thousand dollars.

Improving Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts: By removing Weepecket rock in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered One hundred and sixty-four, Fifty-eighth Congress, second

session, two thousand five hundred dollars. Mass.

Improving Merrimac River, Massachusetts: Continuing improvement, forty thousand dollars; and the Secretary of War sball cause an examination to be made with a view to providing a channel twelre feet deep between the mouth of the river and the falls above the city of Haverhill, also including in such examination rocks and other obstruc

tions at the mouth of said river. Mystic and Malden Improving Mystic and Malden rivers, Massachusetts, and Mystic

River below the mouth of Island End River: Continuing improvement

and for maintenance, fifty thousand dollars. Town River, Mass. Improving Town River, Massachusetts: Completing improvement,

nine thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven dollars and forty-one

cents. Weymouth Fore Improving Weymouth Fore River, Massachusetts, in accordance

with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Thirty-six, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session: Completing improvment, tiftsseven thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That no part of this sum shall be expended until the Secretary of War shall bave received satisfactory assurance that the improvement of that portion of the

Woods Hole, Mass.

Buzzards Bay, Mass.

Merrimac River,

rivers, Mass.

River, Mass.

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Weymouth River which lies above the improvement herein mentioned, and of the Town River, except so much as is herein provided for, shall hereafter be maintained by the State of Massachusetts, or other agency, without expense to the Government of the United States.

Improving Taunton River, Massachusetts: For maintenance, five Taunton River, thousand dollars.

Improving Point Judith harbor of refuge, Rhode Island, one hun- Point Judith, R. I. dred thousand dollars: Provided, That a contract or contracts may be proviso8. entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate one hundred thousand dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated: Provided further, That the Breakwater, etc. amounts herein appropriated and authorized, with any existing balances on hand to the credit of such improvement, shall be applied in extending the easterly or shore arm of the breakwater and continu· ing it to the shore, with a view of providing a shelter for a landing place for the passengers, crews, and cargoes of vessels in distress, and other vessels, and for the lifeboats of the Point Judith life-saving service.

Improving harbor of refuge at Block Island, Rhode Island: Com- Block Island, R. I. pleting improvement, fifty thousand dollars. Improving harbor at Great Salt Pond, Block Island, Rhode Island: Great. Salt , Pond

• Block Island, R. I. Continuing improvement and for maintenance, thirty thousand dollars, which amount the Secretary of War may, in his discretion, expend for extending the south jetty and dredging

Improving the entrance to Point Judith Pond, Rhode Island, in , Point Judith Pond, accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Sixty, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, two thousand dollars, which, together with the unexpended balances of previous appropriations, shall be applied to the extension of the jetties or in dredging, as the Secretary of War may deem most beneficial. Improving Providence River and Harbor, Narragansett Bay, and Providence River

and Harbor, NarraGreen Jacket Shoal, Rhode Island, one hundred thousand dollars: gansett Bay, and Provided, That a contract or contracts may be entered into by the areas Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to Proviso...

Contracts. complete said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate four hundred and seven thousand seven hundred and seventy-eight dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated. · Improving Pawcatuck River, Rhode Island and Connecticut, and Pawcatuck River Little Narragansett Bay, by the removal of obstructions near Watch sett Bay, R. I. and Hill, one thousand dollars.

Improving Pawtucket River, Rhode Island, in accordance with the Pawtucket Biver, plan contained in House Document Nunibered One hundred and thirteen, Fifty-sixth Congress, first session, thirty thousand dollars. Improving harbor at New London, Connecticut: For maintenance,

New London, Conn. two thousand dollars..

Improving Duck Island harbor of refuge, Connecticut: For main- Duck Island, Conn. tenance, six thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Branford, Connecticut: Continuing improve- Branford, Conn. ment and for maintenance, three thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at New Haven, Connecticut: For maintenance, New Haven, Conn. nine thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Milford, Connecticut: Continuing improve- Milford, Conn. , ment, ten thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Bridgeport, Connecticut: For maintenance, Bridgeport, Conn. ten thousand dollars. Improving harbors at Norwalk, Five-mile River, Stamford, South- „Harbors from Hous

latonic River to New port, and Greenwich, Connecticut: Continuing improvement and for York State line. maintenance, forty-four thousand dollars.

Green Jacket Shoal,

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Housatonic River, Conn.

New Haven, Conn.
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Thames River, Conn.

Improving Thames River, Connecticut: Completing improvement,

thirty-four thousand one hundred dollars. Connecticut River,

Improving Connecticut River below Hartford, Connecticut: Continuing improvement and for maintenance, forty thousand dollars.

Improving Housatonic River, Connecticut: Continuing improvement and for maintenance, ten thousand dollars.

Improving channel from New Haven Harbor, via Oyster Point and Kimberly Avenue Bridge, in West River, Connecticut, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Seventythree, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session: Completing improre

ment, thirty-eight thousand five hundred dollars. Port Chester, N. Y. Improving harbor at Port Chester, New York: For maintenance,

three thousand dollars. Mamaroneck, N. Y.

Improving harbor at Mamaroneck, New York: For maintenance,

two thousand dollars. Larchmont, N, Y. Improving harbor at Larchmont, New York: Continuing improve

ment, five thousand dollars. Echo Bay, N. Y. Removal of Long

Improving harbor at Echo Bay, New York: The Secretary of War is hereby authorized to cause an examination to be made of Long rock, near the entrance to Echo Bay, and if the interests of commerce demand, he may, in his discretion, cause the removal of such rock, and any amount heretofore appropriated for Echo Bay improvement,

and now unexpended, may be used for such removal. Harbors, north shore Long Island,

Improving harbors at Port Jefferson, Mattituck, Huntington, GleaN. Y.

cove, Flushing Bay, Canarsie Bay, and Sag Harbor, New York: Continuing improvement and for maintenance, sixty-two thousand fire

hundred dollars. Great South Bay, Improving Great South Bay, New York: For maintenance, two

thousand dollars. Saugerties, N. Y. Improving harbor at Saugerties, New York: Continuing improve

ment and for maintenance, five thousand dollars, and the Chief of Engineers may, upon application, permit the extension of the channel from the point at which the present project terminates up to a point six hundred feet below the dam in Esopus Creek: Provided, That the plan of improvement shall be first submitted to the said Chief of Engineers and approved by him, and no part of this appropriation shall be

expended therefor. kili, N. Y.

Improving harbors at Rondout and Peekskill, New York: Continuing improvement and for maintenance, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars, of which amount fifteen thousand dollars shall be expended upon the harbor at Rondout.

Improving New York Harbor: For maintenance, seventy-five thou

sand dollars. North River, N. Y. Removal of obstruction in North River, New York: The Secretary

of War may cause to be removed the rock or obstruction in North River, New York Harbor, near pier numbered one, to a depth of forty feet at mean low tide; and for such removal be is bereby authorized to divert a sum not exceeding twenty thousand dollars from the amounts heretofore appropriated or authorized for the improvement of Ambrose channel in said harbor, in addition to the amounts heretofore diverted

or appropriated for such removal. Buffalo, N. Y.

Improving harbor at Buffalo, New York: For maintenance, one

hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Black Rock Harbor, Improving Black Rock Harbor and channel, New York: Forimprore

ment in accordance with the report contained in House Document

Numbered Four hundred and twenty-eight, Fifty-eighth Congress, Provisos

ond session, one hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That a contract or contracts may be entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute such project, to

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New York Harbor.

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be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate six hundred thousand dollars, in addition to the sum herein appropriated: Provided further, That no portion Bárge canal. of the amount herein provided shall be expended until the Secretary of War shall have satisfactory assurance of the construction of the barge canal projected by the State of New York: And provided further, That the Secretary of War shall report as to whether any portion of Report. the expense of the improvement proposed by said House document ought in equity to be borne by the abutting owners of the property along which such improvements are to be made, in consideration of any special benefits derived by such property owners through such improvements.

Improving harbor at Charlotte, New York: Continuing improve- Charlotte, N. Y. ment and for maintenance, eighty thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Little Sodus Bay, New York: Continuing Little Sodus Day, improvement and for maintenance, thirty thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Oswego, New York: Continuing improvement Oswe and for maintenance, in accordance with plan "b," page six, of House Document Numbered Fifty-five, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, one hundred thousand dollars."

Improving harbor at Cape Vincent, New York: Continuing improve- Cape Vincent, N. Y, ment, thirty thousand dollars.

Improving barbor at Ogdensburg, New York: For maintenance, Ogdensburg, N. Y. fifteen thousand dollars.

Improving Arthur Kill, and the waters connecting Raritan Bay with Arthur Kill. N. Y. New York Harbor, New York, and New Jersey: For maintenance, ten · thousand dollars. Improving Bronx River and East Chester Creek, New York: Con-Brong River and

East Chester Creek, tinuing improvement and for maintenance, twenty-four thousand five N. Y. hundred dollars.

Improving East River and Hell Gate, New York: Continuing East River and Hell improvement, two hundred thousand dollars.

Improving Harlem River, New York: Continuing improvement, Harlem River, N. Y. seventy-five thousand dollars.

Improving Newtown Creek, New York: For maintenance, five thou- Newton Creek, N.Y. sand dollars.

Improving Browns Creek, New York: Continuing improvement and Browns Creek, n. L. for maintenance, three thousand dollars.

Improving Hudson River, New York; Continuing improvement and Hudson River, N. Y. for maintenance, two hundred and thirteen thousand three hundred dollars: Provided, That of the sum herein appropriated eighty-five Promiso. thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, may, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, be expended for the removal of Stonehouse bar, opposite New Baltimore, and not exceeding ten thousand dollars in providing a channel for access to the harbor at Tarrytown, New York, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Two hundred and eighty-three, Fifty-sixth Con gress, first session.

The Secretary of War is authorized and directed to cause an exaini- stone pier at Fiernation to be made of the existing stone pier at Piermont, with a view to determining whether the same should be removed in the interest of navigation

Improving Wappinger Creek, New York: Continuing improvement Wappinger Creek, and for maintenance, three thousand dollars.

Improving Raritan Bay, New Jersey: For maintenance, fifty thou- Raritan Bay, N. J. sand dollars.

Improving Passaic River, New Jersey: Completing improvement Passaic River, N. J. and for maintenance, forty thousand dollars.

Improving Woodbridge Creek, New Jersey: Continuing improve- Woodbridge Creek ment and for maintenance, six thousand dollars.

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