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Kissimmee River,

lotte Harbor, Caloosahatchee River, Fla.

Improving Blackwater and Upper East bays, and Blackwater River, Blackwater and Up;

per East bays, and Florida, from Milton to the mouth, in accordance with the report sub- BlackwaterRiver, mitted in House Document Numbered One hundred and ninety-three, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, ten thousand dollars. • Improving Saint Johns River, Florida: Continuing improvement Saint Johns River, and for maintenance, one hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That a Proriso. contract or contracts may be entered into by the Secretary of War

Contracts. 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 three hundred and nine thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated.

Improving Saint Johns River, Florida, at Orange Mills Flats: Con- rorange Mills Flats, tinuing improvement, twenty-five thousand dollars.

Improving Volusia bar, Florida: For maintenance, two thousand Volusia bar, Fla. dollars.

Improving Oklawaha River, Florida: Continuing improvement and Oklawaha River for maintenance, two thousand dollars.

Improving Indian River, between Goat Creek and Jupiter Inlet. Indian River, Fla. Florida: Continuing improvement and for maintenance, twenty thousand dollars, and the Secretary of War shall cause a survey, to be made of Sebastian Inlet. .

Improving Kissimmee River, Florida: Continuing improvement and Fikissi for maintenance, seven thousand dollars. Improving Orange River, Charlotte Harbor, and Caloosahatchee lot

Orange River, CharRiver, Florida: For maintenance, three thousand dollars. Improving Crystal, Anclote, Suwanee, and Withlacoochee rivers,

Crystal, Anelote, Su

wanee. and WitblaFlorida: Continuing improvement and for maintenance,.forty thousand coochee rivers, Fla." dollars, of which amount the sum of fifteen thousand dollars each may be expended on the Crystal and Withlaeoochee, and five thousand dollars each on the Anclote and Suwanee rivers.

Improving Manatee River, Florida, in accordance with the report Manatee River, Fla. submitted in House Document Numbered One hundred and seventeen, Fifty-eigbth Congress, second session, ten thousand dollars. For the removal of the water hyacinth from the navigable waters of

Elorida.

Removal of water the State of Florida so far as it is or may become an obstruction to hyacinth. navigation, twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That no chemical

Injurious chemical process injurious to cattle which may feed upon the water hyacinth process. shall be used.

Improving Apalachicola River, Florida, including the Cut-Off, and etc., Fla. the lower Chipola River, also the upper Chipola River from Marianna to its mouth: Continuing improvement and for maintenance, twelve thousand dollars.

Improving Choctawhatchee River, Florida and Alabama: Continu- River, Fla. ing improvement and for maintenance, ten thousand dollars, of which amount six thousand dollars shall be expended between Newton and Geneva, Alabama, and four thousand dollars for dredging the channel at Cypress Top outlet of said river.

Improving Holmes River, Florida, from Vernon to its mouth; Con- Holmes River, Fla. tinuing improvement and for maintenance, two thousand dollars. Improving Escambia and Conecủh rivers, Florida and Alabama:

Escambia and Cone

&. cuh rivers, Fla. and For maintenance, ten thousand dollars. Improving harbor at Mobile, Alabama: Continuing improvement

Mobile, Ala. and for maintenance, two hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That

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Maximum not more than ten thousand dollars of such amount may, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, be used in the removal of dead heads, sunken logs, and other obstructions arising from the freshets on the rivers entering into Mobile Bay: Provided further, That the Secretary Dredging, etc., chanof War may cause a survey and estimate to be made of the cost of dredging and deepening the said channel to a depth of twenty-seven

Apalachicola River,

Choctaw hatchee

Ala.

nel.

Louis M. Tisdale.

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approve plans, etc.

feet, the said channel to have a clear bottom width throughout of one

hundred feet, with appropriate side slopes. Mobile Bar, Alam

Improving Mobile Bar, Alabama, with a view to deepening and

widening the channel near Fort Morgan, fifty thousand dollars.

dalay That Louis M. Tisdale, his heirs or assigns, be, and is hereby, granted Granted right of way for ship canal. the right of way through the waters of the United States, to enable

Mon Louis Island to him, his heirs or assigns, to construct and operate a ship canal or deep-water basin, Mobile Bay, Ala.

channel from a point on Mon Louis Island, Mobile County, State of Alabama, through Mobile Bay to the deep-water basin in Mobile Bay between Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines, Alabama, with power and authority to construct and maintain all necessary harbors, locks, dams, channel dikes, levees, and piers without expense to the United States:

Provided, That the Secretary of War shall first approve the plans for Secretary of War to

such canal or channel, and that the same shall in no manner interfere with or affect the usual and ordinary navigation of said waters; and

that Mobile Bay or the channel between the same and Mississippi Toll.

Sound sball in no way be thereby closed to navigation: Provided, That, in the transportation of military or naval stores, troops, or munitions of war of the United States, no toll shall be charged; and that the tolls or tonnage charges by said Louis M. Tisdale, his heirs or assigns,

shall be fixed, from time to time, by the Secretary of War: Provided, Exemption. That vessels of five tons burden and less shall be exempt from tolls for

the use of said canal when they do not pass through the lock; and that no tolls shall be charged on any boats or vessels navigating any of the waters in the said canal or channel which could have been navi

gated by such vessels bad not such canal been built: Provided further. Time of construc- That this franchise shall not he

That this franchise shall not be effective unless said Louis M. Tisdale, tion.

his heirs or assigns, shall'in good faith commence such construction

within two years from the passage of this Act, and shall complete the Amendment. same within five years. Congress reserves the right to alter, amend

or repeal any of the provisions of this Act in so far as it relates to this

franchise. Alabama River, Ala. Improving Alabama River, Alabama: Continuing improvement and

for maintenance, one hundred thousand dollars; which amount the Secretary of War is authorized and directed to expend, with a view to obtaining, as nearly as possible, a continuous channel of a depth not

less than four feet by open-channel work. . Black Warrior, War Improving Black Warrior, Warrior, and Tombigbee rivers, Alarior, and Tombigbee, rivers, Ala.

bama, by the construction of locks and dams numbered one and two in the Tombigbee River, and the completion of lock and dam numbered one, in the Tombigbee River near Demopolis, and those numbered two

and three in the Warrior River next above, one hundred thousand dol-Provinos.

lars: 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 the construction of said locks and dams, to be paid for ås appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate seven hundred and eighty-one thousand four hundred

and sixty-six dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore | Maximum expendi- appropriated: Provided further, That the Secretary of War may expend ture for dredge, etc.

a portion of the amount herein appropriated or authorized of not more than forty thousand dollars for the construction of a dredge and of not more than thirty thousand dollars for the construction of lock houses

necessary for the operation of locks and dams in said rivers. Tom bigbee River Improving Tombigbee River, Alabama, from the mouth to Demopfrom mouth to Demopolis, Ala.

Lo De olis: For maintenance, fifteen thousand dollars. From Demopolis, Improving Tombigbee River from Demopolis, Alabama, to ColamAla., to Columbus,

um bus, bus, Mississippi: For maintenance, twelve thousand dollars; of which

amount the Secretary of War may, in bis discretion, expend a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars for improving said river between Columbus and Walkers Bridge, Mississippi.

Contracts.

Miss.

Improving harbor at Biloxi, Mississippi: For maintenance, nine thou- Biloxi, Miss. sand dollars. Improving Horn Island Pass, Mississippi, with a view to obtaining Horn Island Pass,

Miss. a channel twenty-one feet in depth and three hundred feet in width Channel. across the outer bar, two hundred feet wide elsewhere, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Five hundred and six, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, forty thousand four hundred and eighty dollars: Provided, That a contract or con

Contracts. tracts can be made at a sum not to exceed the unit price of eleven cents per cubic yard, or such work can be performed by Government dredge.

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Bayou Plaquemine, etc., La.

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and for maintenance, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
Improving Pascagoula and Leaf rivers, Mississippi: For mainte- rivers, Kiss.

+ Pascagoula and Leaf nance, twelve thousand dollars: Provided, That two thousand dollars thoutsoo hay River of said amount may be expended on the Chickasahav River between the mouth and Bucatunna...

Improving Pearl River, Mississippi, below Rockport: Continuing below Rockport. improvement and for maintenance, seven thousand dollars.

Improving Pearl River, Mississippi, between Edinburg and Jackson: Between Edinburg For maintenance, four thousand dollars. Improving Homochitto River, Mississippi: For maintenance, two

Homochitto River, thousand dollars. Improving Yazoo, Tallahatchie, Coldwater, and Big Sunflower rivers, v

..Anor pivare Yazoo, etc., rivers, and Tchula Lake, Mississippi: Continuing improvement and for maintenance, one hundred and five thousand dollars.

Improving the mouth and passes of Calcasieu River, Louisiana: Con- Calcasieu River, La. tinuing improvement and for maintenance, one hundred thousand dollárs.

Improving Bayou Plaquemine, Grand River, and Pigeon Bayous, Louisiana: For maintenance, thirty-five thousand dollars: Provided, Proviso. 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 the improvement in Bayou Plaquemine, 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 heretofore appropriated.

Improving Bayou Teche, Louisiana: For maintenance, seven thou- Bayou Teche, La. sand five hundred dollars, and the Secretary of War shall cause a resurvey to be made of the project submitted in House Document Numbered Sixty-nine, Fifty-fifth Congress, first session.

Improving Chefuncte River, Bogue Falia, Tickfaw River and tribu- Chefuncte Rivor, taries, also Amite River and Bayou Manchac, Louisiana: For maintenance, six thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving the channel, bay, and passes of Bayou Vermilion, and Bayou Vermilion, Mermentau River and tributaries, Louisiana: For maintenance, three thousand dollars.

For the removal of the water hyacinth from the navigable waters. Texas and Louisi· in the States of Texas and Louisiana, so far as it is or may become an Removal of water

hyacinth. obstruction to navigation, forty thousand dollars. .

Improving Red River in the States of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Red River, L., Ark., Texas and Indian Territory: For continuing improvement and for maintenance, two hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That of this

provisos.com amount one hundred thousand dollars may be expended between Ful- son. ton, Arkansas, and Denison, Texas: Provided further. That of the Channel at Alexanamount herein appropriated for improvement below Fulton fifteen thousand dollars may, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, be spent in the improvement of the channel at Alexandria, Louisiana. .

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etc., La.

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dria, La.

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Contracts.

Bayou Bartholo- Improving Bayou Bartholomew, Boeuf River, Tensas River, and, etc., La, and Ark. Bayou Maçon, and Bayous D'Arbonne and Corney, Louisiana and

Arkansas: For maintenance, seventeen thousand dollars. Sabine Pass, Tex. Improving Sabine Pass, Texas and Louisiana; Continuing improveand La.

ment and for maintenance, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Brazos River, Tex, Improving the mouth of the Brazos River, Texas: Continuing Proviso.

improvement, fifty thousand dollars: Provided, That a contract or conContracts.

tracts 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 eighty-seven thousand five hundred dollars, exclusive

of the amounts herein and beretofore appropriated. Aransas Pass, Tex. Improving Aransas Pass, Texas: Continuing improvement, one hunProvisos.

dred 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 said project, to be paid for as appro. priations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the

aggregate one hundred thousand dollars, exclusive of the amounts Restriction.

herein and heretofore appropriated: Provided further, That the amounts herein appropriated and authorized shall be applied to the completion of the project in accordance with the design and specifications of the Aransas Pass Harbor Company, and in continuation of the work heretofore done, and to such additional work as may be neces

sary for strengthening the jetty. Galveston, Tex. Improving Galveston Harbor, Texas: Continuing improvement and Provisos.

for maintenance, two 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 said improvement, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated.

Improving Galveston channel, Texas: Continuing improvement, one Dredge.

hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of War may, in his discretion, use not to exceed one hundred and

twenty-five thousand dollars of said amount to purchase or build a Diversion of appro- dredge for use in said channel: Provided further, That the Secretary

of War may, in his discretion, divert the sum of fifty thousand dollars from the amounts appropriated and authorized for improving Galves

ton Harbor, Texas, and apply it to this improvement. Galvestonshipchan

Improving Galveston ship channel and Buffalo Bayou, Texas: Connel, etc., Tex.

tinuing improvement to a point at or near the head of Long Reach, in accordance with the modification of the original project as recommended in the report of the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors of date December fifteenth, nineteen hundred and four, two hundred thousand dollars; Provided, That a contract or contracts may he entered into by the Secretary of War for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute said project, as modified by said report, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate two hundred thousand

dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated: Unexpended bal. Provided further, That the amount on hand is hereby made available

for the project as modified by said report. West Galveston Bay Improving West Galveston Bay channel, Double Bayou, and mouths

:of adjacent streams, Texas, including Trinity River Ånahuac channel

and Cedar Bayou: Continuing improvement, fifty thousand dollars. Brazos River, Tex: Improving Brazos River, Texas, from Velasco to Old Washington: Velasco to Old Wash

Continuing improvement, twenty-five thousand dollars. Old Washington to Improving Brazos River, Texas, from Old Washington to Waco: Waco, Tex. Channel

The Secretary of War is authorized and directed to cause an examination of this section of the river with a view of determining whether

priation.

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channel, etc., Tex.

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ture.

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Restriction on ex. penditure.

Locks and dams.

four or six months' navigation can be secured to Waco at a reasonable cost by any method other than by locks and dams, and if not the least number of locks and dams that will furnish such navigation, and in the event it should appear feasible to secure four or six months' navigation by open-channel work or by not to exceed nine locks and dams the Secretary of War may expend for the improvement of said river Maximum expendian amount not to exceed seventy-five thousand dollars, which amount under the conditions named is hereby appropriated.

Improving Trinity River, Texas: The balance now available for the Trinity River, Tex. construction of locks and dams between the mouth of the river and section one is hereby diverted from said purpose and made available for the construction of locks and dams numbered one, four, and six in section one, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Four hundred and nine, Fifty-sixth Congress, first session: Provided, That the Secretary of War is authorized to enter into a contract or contracts for the completion of said locks and dams, numbered one, four, and six, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate one hundred and sixty-one thousand two hundred and eighty-seven dollars, exclusive of the amount herein diverted and made available for the said construction: Provided further, That none of the amount made available herein or authorized to be contracted for herein shall be expended unless the citizens of Dallas sball pay over to the Secretary of War the sum of sixty-six thousand dollars, which sum, if paid over, shall be applied to the construction of dams in said seetion one, at Old River and Parsons Slough, for the easing of bends and for the improvement of said section: And provided further, That the Secretary of War may, in his discretion, construct locks and dams numbered two or three or five instead of number four, should he determine that navigation would be better subserved thereby. Improving mouths of Sabine and Neches rivers, Texas, in accord

Sabine and Neches ance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Six Improving mouth. hundred and thirty-four, Fifty-eighth Congress, second session, by connecting the same with Taylors Bayou, or a point in Sabine Lake near to the mouth of said bayou, by a channel at or near the west shore of Sabine Lake; the Secretary of War may enter into a contract or contracts for such materials and work as may be necessary to complete the 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 eleven thousand five hundred dollars, exclusive of the amounts heretofore appropriated: Provided, That the channel may, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, be constructed through the land near the lake for any part of said route: Provided further, That the right Right of way. of way is furnished without expense to the United States.

Cypress Bayou, Texas: The available balance on hand may, in the Cypress Bayou; Tex. discretion of the Secretary of War, be expended in cleaning and clearing the bayou and lakes between Jefferson, Texas, and Mooringsport, Louisiana. And the Secretary of War is authorized and directed to survey Cypress Bayou and the channels connecting Shreveport, Louisiana, with Jefferson, Texas, including an examination of the falls near Little Pass.

Improving Ouachita and Black rivers, Arkansas and Louisiana: rivers are and Blac Continuing improvement and for maintenance, eighty thousand dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of War may enter into a contract or contracts for such materials and work as may be necessary to complete the locks and dams in the Ouachita River, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate forty thousand three hundred and twelve dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated.

rivers, Tex.

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