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Repairs to tender.
Old Mackinac, Mich. Old Mackinac light station, Michigan: For additional land adjoining Additional land.
Old Mackinac light station, Straits of Mackinac, Michigan, four hun.
dred dollars. Rock of Ages, Mich. Rock of Ages, Michigan, light and fog-signal station: For making Survey, etc. of site,
Desecea survey and examination of the site, detailed plans and estimates, and
beginning the work of construction of a light and fog-signal station on the Rock of Ages, off the western end of Isle Royale, Lake Superior,
Michigan, twenty-five thousand dollars. Detour, Mich. Detour light station, Michigan: For purchase of a lens, which will
show a fixed light varied by a flash, at Detour light station, mouth of
Saint Marys River, Michigan, four thousand dollars. Lake Superior. Tender for Lake Superior: Tender for Lake Superior, to be used by Tender.
the inspector of the eleventh light-house district: To complete a tender for Lake Superior to be used by the inspector of the eleventh light
house district, ninety thousand dollars. Twelfth district. Tender in twelfth light-house district: For repairs of the light-house
tender Manzanita, now on duty in the twelfth light-house district, forty
thousand dollars. Light-House Estab
LIGHT-HOUSE ESTABLISHMENT. lishment. Supplies, etc.
SUPPLIES OF LIGHT-HOUSES: For supplying fog signals, light-houses, and other lights with illuminating, cleaning, preservative, and such other materials as may be required for annual consumption; for books, boats, and furniture for stations, traveling expenses of civilian members of Light-House Board in attending meetings of board at Washington, and not exceeding three hundred dollars for the purchase of technical and professional books and periodicals for the use of the Light-House Board, and for all other necessary incidental expenses, including the pay of officers and crews of light-house tenders and of clerks and other employees in the offices of the light-house inspectors and light-house engineers and at light-house depots, four hundred
and seventy-five thousand dollars. Repairs, etc.
REPAIRS OF LIGHT-HOUSES: For repairing, protecting, and improving light-houses and buildings; for improvements to grounds connected therewith; for establishing and repairing day marks and pierhead and other beacon lights, including purchase of land for same; for illumi. nating apparatus and machinery to replace that already in use; construction of necessary outbuildings, at a cost not exceeding two hundred dollars at any one light station in any fiscal year; and for all other necessary incidental expenses relating to these various objects, including the pay of officers and crews of light-house tenders and of clerks and other employees in the offices of the light-house inspectors and light-house engineers and at light-house depots, seven hundred
and forty thousand dollars. Keepers' salaries.
SALARIES OF KEEPERS OF LIGHT-HOUSES: For salaries, fuel, rations, rent of quarters where necessary, and all other necessary incidental expenses of not exceeding one thousand six hundred and fifty lighthouse and fog-signal keepers and laborers attending other lights, eight
hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Light vessels.
EXPENSES OF LIGHT VESSELS: For seaman's wages, rations, repairs, salaries, supplies, and temporary employment and all other necessary incidental expenses of light vessels, including the pay of officers and crews of light-house tenders and of clerks and other employees in the offices of the light-house inspectors and the light-house engineers and at
light-house depots, five hundred and sixty thousand dollars. Buoyage.
EXPENSES OF BUOYAGE: For expenses of establishing, replacing, and, maintaining buoys of any and all kinds, and spindles, and for all other necessary incidental expenses relating thereto, including the pay of officers and crews of light-house tenders and of clerks and other employees in the offices of the light-house inspectors and light-house
engineers and at light-house depots, five hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
EXPENSES OF FOG SIGNALS: For establisbing, replacing, duplicating, Fog signals. and improving fog signals, including submarine signals and buildings connected therewith, and for repairs, the purchase of land for sites for fog signals, and for all other necessary incidental expenses of the same, including the pay of officers and crews of light-house tenders, and of clerks and other employees in the offices of the light-house inspectors and light-house engineers and at light-house depots, two hundred and ten thousand dollars.
LIGHTING OF RIVERS: For the pay of officers and crews of light Lighting rivers. house tenders and of clerks and other employees in the offices of the light-house inspectors; and for establishing, supplying, and maintaining post lights on the Hudson and East rivers, New York; the Raritan River, New Jersey; Connecticut River, Thames River, between Norwich and New London, Connecticut; the Delaware River, between Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Bordentown, New Jersey; the Elk River, Maryland; York River, James River, Virginia; Cape Fear River, North Carolina; Savannah River, Georgia; Saint Johns and Indian rivers, Florida; at Chicott Pass, and to mark navigable channel along Grand Lake, Louisiana; at the mouth of Red River, Louisiana; on the Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Illinois, and Great Kanawha rivers; Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers, California; on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, Oregon; on Puget Sound, Washington Sound, and adjacent waters, Washington; and the channels in Saint Louis and Superior bays, at the head of Lake Superior; the · Light-House Board being hereby authorized to lease the necessary ground for all such lights and beacons as are for temporary use or are used to point out changeable channels, and which in consequence can not be made permanent, tbree hundred thousand dollars.
SURVEY OF LIGHT-HOUSE SITES: For preliminary examinations, sur Survey of sites. veys, and plans for determining the proper sites and cost of lighthouses and structures for which estimates are to be made to Congress, one thousand dollars.
OIL HOUSES FOR LIGHT STATIONS: For establishing isolated oil houses Oil houses. for the storage of mineral oil, ten thousand dollars: Provided, That Proviso. no oil house erected hereunder shall exceed five hundred and fifty dollars in cost.
PORTO RICAN LIGHT-HOUSE SERVICE: For maintaining existing aids Porto Rico. to navigation and to establish and maintain additional day marks and beacon lights and buoys, where required on Porto Rico and adjacent islands, including purchase of land for same and the pay of officers and crews of light-house tenders and of clerks and other employees in the offices of the light-house inspector and light-house engineer and at the light-house depot, seventy-five thousand dollars.
MAINTENANCE OF LIGHTS ON CHANNELS OF GREAT LAKES: To enable Great Lakes. the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, under the supervision of the Light-House Board, by contract or otherwise, to maintain lights necessary for the safe navigation of those channels in the connecting waterways of the Great Lakes which have been constructed or artificially improved by the Government of the United States, where the same can not properly, be lighted from the American side, four thousand dollary. POINTE AU PELEE LIGHT-VESSEL, LAKE ERIE: For maintenance of a Pointe au Pelee,
Lake Erie. light-vessel on the southeast shoal, Pointe au Pelee Passage, Lake Lak Erie, four thousand dollars.
COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.
Coast and Geodetic
Survey. For every expenditure requisite for and incident to the survey of Survey of coasts un the coasts of the United States and of coasts under the jurisdiction of United States.
the United States, including the survey of rivers to the head of tide water or ship navigation; deep-sea soundings, temperature and current observations along the coast and throughout the Gulf Stream and Japan Stream flowing off the said coasts; tidal observations; the necessary resurveys; the preparation of the Coast Pilot; continuing researches and other work relating to physical hydrography and terrestrial magnetism and the magnetic maps of the United States and adjacent waters, and the tables of magnetic declination, dip, and intensity usually accompanying them, astronomical and gravity observations; and including compensation, not otherwise appropriated for, of persons employed in the field work, in conformity with the regulations for the government of the Coast and Geodetic Survey adopted by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor; for special examinations that may be required by the Light-House Board or other proper authority; for commutation to officers of the field force while on field
duty, at a rate to be fixed by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, Repairs, etc. not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents per day each; outfit, equip
ment, and care of vessels used in the Survey, and also the repairs and maintenance of the complement of vessels, to be expended in accord ance with the regulations relating to the Coast and Geodetic Surrer from time to time prescribed by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, and under the following heads: Provided, That no advance of money to chiefs of field parties under this appropriation shall be made unless to a commissioned officer, or to a civilian chief of party, wbo shall give bond in such sum as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor may direct.
FOR FIELD EXPENSES: For surveys and necessary resurveys of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, including the coasts of outlying islands under tbe jurisdiction of the United States, to be immediately available, and to continue available until expended: Provided, That not more than twenty-five thousand dollars of this amount shall be expended on the coasts of the before-mentioned outlying islands, seventy thousand dollars.
For surveys and necessary resurveys of the Pacific coast, including the Hawaiian Islands and Alaska and other coasts on the Pacific Ocean under the jurisdiction of the United States, to be immediately avail
able, and to continue available until expended: Provided, That tbis Employment, etc.,
appropriation be available for the transportation to and from Manila and employment in the office at Washington of not to exceed three Filipinos at any one time, one hundred and seven thousand five bundred dollars.
For continuing researches in physical hydrography relating to barbors and bars, and for tidal and current observations on the coasts of the United States, or other coasts under the jurisdiction of the l'nited States, six thousand four hundred dollars.
For offshore soundings and examination of reported dangers on the coasts of the United States, and of coasts under the jurisdiction of the United States, and to continue the compilation of the Coast Pilot, and to make special hydrographic examinations, and including the employment of such pilots and nautical experts in the field and office
as may be necessary for the same, tifteen thousand dollars. Magnetic observa For continuing magnetic observations and to establish meridian lines
in connection therewith in all parts of the United States, and for mak: ing magnetic observations in other regions under the jurisdiction of the United States, including the purchase of additional magnetic instruments, and the lease of sites where necessary and the erection of tem
porary magnetic buildings; for continuing the line of exact levels Points to state sur- between the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts; for furnishing points
to State surveys, to be applied as far as practicable in States where points have not been furnished; for determinations of geographical
positions, and for continuing gravity observations, fifty thousand dollars.
For any special surveys that may be required by the Light-House Special surveys. Board or other proper authority, and contingent expenses incident thereto, to be immediately available and to continue available until expended, twelve thousand dollars.
For objects not hereinbefore named that may be deemed urgent, including the preparation or purchase of preliminary plans and specifications of vessels and the actual necessary expenses of officers of the field force temporarily ordered to the office at Washington for consultation with the Superintendent, to be paid as directed by the Superintendent, in accordance with the Department of Commerce and Labor regulations, and for the expenses of the attendance of the American delegate at the meetings of the International Geodetic Association, not to exceed five hundred and fifty dollars, four thousand dollars. Provided, That ten per centum of the foregoing amounts shall be
Interchangeable exavailable interchangeably for expenditure on the objects named, but penditures. no more than ten per centum shall be added to any one item of appropriation.
In all, for field expenses, two hundred and sixty-four thousand nine · hundred dollars.
FOR REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE OF VESSELS: For repairs and maintenance of the complement of vessels used in the Coast and Geodetic Survey, including the traveling expenses of the person inspecting the repairs, twenty-nine thousand six hundred dollars.
OFFICERS AND MEN, VESSELS, COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY: For all Pay, etc. necessary employees to man and equip the vessels of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, including pay and subsistence of professional seamen serving as executive officers and mates on vessels of the Survey, to execute the work of the Survey herein provided for and authorized by law, two hundred and ten thousand two hundred and forty-five dollars. SALARIES, COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY: For Superintendent, five
Superintendent. thousand dollars;
For pay of assistants, to be employed in the field or office, as the
For two assistants, at four thousand dollars each;
For twenty-three aids, at not to exceed seven hundred and twenty Aids.
PAY OF OFFICE FORCE: For one disbursing agent, two thousand five hundred dollars;
For one chief of division of library and archives, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
For clerical force, namely:
Chart correctors, etc. For chart correctors, buoy colorists, stenographers, writers, type
writers, and copyists, namely:
For two, at one thousand two hundred dollars each;
For one, at seyen hundred dollars;
For astronomical, geodetic, tidal, and miscellaneous computers, namely:
For two, at two thousand dollars each:
For electrotypers and photographers, plate printers and their helpers, instrument makers, carpenters, engineer, and other skilled laborers, namely:
For two, at one thousand eight hundred dollars each;
In all, one hundred and sixty-four thousand three hundred and
seventy dollars. Office expenses. OFFICE EXPENSES: For the purchase of new instruments, for mate
rials and supplies required in the instrument shop, carpenter shop, and drawing division, and for books, maps, charts, and subscriptions; for
copper plates, chart paper, printer's ink, copper, zinc, and chemicals · for electrotyping and photographing; engraving, printing, photograph