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Twenty-five clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each per annum.

Sixty-five clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each per annum.

Eighty-six clerks, at one thousand dollars each per annum.

Sixty-eight general-service messengers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each per annum.

In all, two hundred and seventy-three thousand one hundred and sixty dollars.

And said clerks and messengers shall be employed and assigned by the Secretary of War to the offices and positions in which they are to serve.

Assignment.

Staff, etc.

FOR PAY OF OFFICERS OF THE STAFF CORPS, DIVISIONS AND DEPART

MENTS.

Adjutant General's Department.

sion Office into.

officers.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Adjutant-General's Department, eighty-three thousand five hundred

dollars. Longevity.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, twenty-five thousand and fifty dollars.

In all, one hundred and eight thousand five hundred and fifty dollars. Military Secretary's Department.

cretary's That the officers of the Adjutant-General's Department, except the Merger of Adjutant. Adjutant-General, and the officers of the Record and Pension Office General's Department and Record and Pen- shall bereafter constitute one department of the Army, to be known

as the Military Secretary's Department; and the Adjutant-General's

Office and the Record and Pension Office, heretofore constituting Offices consolidated. Ante, p. 114.

dated. bureaus of the War Department, shall hereafter constitute a consoli

dated bureau to be known as the Military Secretary's Office of the War Promotion, etc., of

of Department. The officers so consolidated shall be borne on one list in

the order of rank held by them, and those of them who hold permanent appointments as officers of the Adjutant-General's Department or of the Record and Pension Office shall be entitled to promotion below the grade of brigadier-general, as now provided by law and in the order of their standing on said list. Except as otherwise provided herein, the laws now in force shall continue to govern the appointment, promo

tion, and detail of all officers of the consolidated department hereby Provisos. of of Staft created: Provided, That the officers of the said consolidated depart

ment shall be subject to the supervision of the Chief of Staff in all

matters pertaining to the command, discipline, or administration of Reduction in assistantadjutant-general's

esists the existing military establishment: Provided further, That no appointgrade.

ments or details to the grade of assistant adjutant-general with the rank of major shall be made until the number of officers of that grade

shall be reduced to less than ten, and thereafter the number of officers Military Secretary. of said grade in the consolidated department shall be ten: Provided To be major-gen- further. That of the officers consolidated as hereinbefore provided the

senior in rank, who shall be chief of the consolidated department and

the title of whose office is hereby changed to that of the military secSecond officer to be retary, shall hereafter have the rank of major-general, and the second

senior of said officers shall hereafter have the rank of brigadier-genSubsequent appoint- eral: Provided further, That when the office of Military Secretary

with the rank of major-general shall hereafter become vacant, it shall not be filled with said rank, and thereafter the chief of the Military Secretary's Department shall have the rank of a brigadier-general with the title of The Military Secretary, and there shall be only one officer above the rank of colonel in the said department. Except as

hereinafter provided, the remaining offices of the consolidated depart. Vacancy in Adju- ment shall retain the titles that they now bear: Provided further, That

when the office of Adjutant-General shall become vacant the vacancy Future titles of offi- so created on the active list of the Army shall not be filled, and there

after the several officers now designated by the title assistant adjutant

brigadier-general.

ments.

tant-General not to be filled.

cers

Department.

Engineer (orps.

Filling vacancies.

general and by the title assistant chief of the Record and Pension Office

Soldiers' Home serr. shall be designated by the title Military Secretary: Provided further, in That the chief of the Military Secretary's Department shall be a member of the Board of Commissioners of the United States Soldiers' Home.

INSPECTOR-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Inspector: General's Inspector-General's Department, fifty thousand five hundred dollars.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid Longevity. with their current monthly pay, fifteen thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

In all, sixty-five thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars.

THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS: For pay of officers in the Corps of Engineers, three hundred and thirty-one thousand nine hundred dollars...

Longevity. For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, ninety-nine thousand five hundred and seventy dollars.

In all, four hundred and thirty-one thousand four hundred and seventy dollars.

Vol. 31. p. 754, That section twenty-two of the Act approved February second, nine- amer teen hundred and one, entitled “An Act to increase the efficiency of the permanent military establishment of the United States," be, and the same is hereby, ámended so that it shall read as follows:

“Sec. 22. That the Corps of Engineers shall consist of one Chief of Number of heers Engineers with the rank of brigadier-general, of ten colonels, sixteen increased. lieutenant-colonels, thirty-two majors, forty-three captains, forty-three first lieutenants, and forty-three second lieutenants. The enlisted force provided in section eleven of this Act, and the officers serving with the organized battalions thereof, shall constitute a part of the line of the Army: Provided, That the Chief of Engineers shall be appointed as Filing now provided by law, and hereafter vacancies in the Corps of Engineers in all otber grades above that of second lieutenant shall be filled by promotion, according to seniority, from the Corps of Engineers. Any vacancies occurring at any time in the grade of second lieutenant shall be left for future promotions from the corps of cadets at the United States Military Academy." ..

onart. ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Ordnance Depart- mondmark

Ordnance Department, one hundred and fifty-three thousand nine hundred dollars.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid Longevi with their current monthly pay, forty-five thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars.

In all, one hundred and ninety-nine thousand eight hundred and twenty dollars.

QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Qarter- Quartermaster's Demaster's Department, two hundred and twenty-three thousand five" hundred dollars.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid Longevity. with their current monthly pay, sixty-seven thousand and fifty dollars.

In all, two hundred and ninety thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Subsistence me Department, one hundred and forty-nine thousand five hundred dollars. For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid

Longevity. with their current monthly pay, thirty-one thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.

In all, one hundred and eighty thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Medical Depart- Medical Department, six hurdred and thirty-three thousand four hundred dollars. "

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid Longevity. with their current monthly pay, two hundred thousand dollars.

In all, eight hundred and thirty-three thousand four hundred dollars.

partment.

Subsistence Depart

ment.

Pay Department. PaY DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Pay Department, one

hundred and twenty-eight thousand dollars. Longevity.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, thirty-eight thousand four hundred dollars.

In all, one hundred and sixty-six thousand four hundred dollars. Judge- AdvocateGeneral's Depart.

JUDUE-ADVOCATE-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in ment.

the Judge-Advocate-General's Department, forty thousand dollars. Longevity.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, twelve thousand dollars.

In all, fifty-two thousand dollars. Signal Corps. SIGNAL CORPS: For pay of the officers of the Signal Corps, ninety

four tbousand eight hundred dollars. Longevity.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, twenty-five thousand dollars.

In all, one hundred and nineteen thousand eight hundred dollars. Record and Pension

RECORD AND PENSION OFFICE: For pay of officers of the Record

RECORD AND PENATON Ore

and Pension Office, eight thousand dollars. Longevity.

For additional pay to sạch officers for length of seryice, to be paid Ante, p. 262.

with-tbeir current monthly pay, two hundred and fifty dollars.

In all, eigbt thousand two bundred and fifty dollars.

Office.

Retired list.

RETIRED OFFICERS.

Proviso.

Officers.

For pay of officers on the retired list and for officers who may be

placed thereon during the current year, one million nine hundred and Promotion for civil forty-four thousand nine hundred dollars and ninety-five cents. That war service.

any officer of the Army below the grade of brigadier-general who served with credit as an officer or as an enlisted man in the regular or volunteer forces during the civil war prior to April ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, otherwise than as a cadet, and whose name is borne on the official register of the Army, and who has beretofore been, or may hereafter be, retired on account of wounds or disability incident to the service, or on account of age or after forty years' service, may, in the discretion of the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, be placed on the retired list of the Army with the rank and retired pay of one grade abore that actually held by

him at the time of retirement: Provided, That this Act shall not apply Exceptions.

to any officer who received an advance of grade since the date of bis retirement or who has been restored to the Army and placed on the

retired list by virtue of the provisions of a special Act of Congress; Assignments to ac- and the Secretary of War may assign retired officers of the Army, tive duty.

with their consent, to active duty in recruiting, for service in connec

tion with the organized militia in the several States and Territories Post, p.831. upon the request of the governor thereof, as military attachés, upon

courts-martial, courts of inquiry and boards, and to staff duties not Pay, etc., when an involving service with troops; and such officers while so assigned shall

receive the full pay and allowances of their respective grades. Longevity.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, four hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars. .

In all, two million three hundred and sixty-nine thousand nine hundred dollars and ninety-five cents.

signed.

RETIRED ENLID, ED MEN. Enlisted men. For pay of the enlisted men of the Army on the retired list, eight

hundred and two thousand four hundred and ninety-eight dollars:

Provided. That hereafter in computing the length of service for retireice in China, etc. * ment, credit shall be given soldiers for double the time of their actual

service in China, Cuba, the Philippine Islands, the Island of Guam.

Proviso.
Allowance for sery-

tions not to be used

Alaska, and Panama; but double credit shall not be given for service Hawait and Porto hereafter rendered in Porto Rico or the Territory of Hawaii.

That no part of the sums appropriated for the support of the Regu- Militia. lar Army shall be used to pay any part of the expenses of the organ- Army appropriaized militia of any State, Territory, or District of Columbia, while for engaged in joint encampment, maneuvers, and field instruction of the Vol. 32, p. 777. Regular Army and militia as provided by section fifteen of the Act of January twenty-first, nineteen hundred and three, entitled “An Act to promote the efficiency of the militia, and for other purposes." That the following sums be, and are hereby, appropriated for pay- Expenses of militia

in encampments, etc. ing the expenses of the organized militia of any State, Territory, or 'n District of Columbia, participating in joint encampment, maneuvers, and field instruction of the Regular Army and militia as provided by Vol. 32, pp. 777, 779. sections fifteen and twenty-one of the Act of January twenty-first, nineteen hundred and three, entitled “An Act to promote the efficiency of the militia, and for other purposes."

For pay of officers and enlisted men, three hundred thousand dollars. Pay.
For purchase of supplies for the Quartermaster's and Ordnance Quartermaster'sand

an ordnance supplies. Departments, including regular supplies, incidental expenses, barracks and quarters, transportation of the militia and its supplies, clothing and equipage, leases of land and damages of property, six bundred thousand dollars.

For purchase of subsistence and supplies, one hundred thousand Subsistence. dollars.

The sums hereby appropriated for the expenses of the organized Fund created. militia for such joint encampment, maneuvers, and field instruction sball be disbursed as, and for that purpose shall constitute, one fund; and the Secretary of War shall hereafter forward to Congress at its Statement to Connext session a detailed statement of the expenses of such encampments and maneuvers.

Miscellaneous MISCELLANEOUS. For pay of not exceeding one hundred hospital matrons, twelve Hospital matrons. thousand dollars.

For pay of one Superintendent Nurse Corps, one thousand eight Superintendent hundred dollars.

For one hundred nurses, fifty-five thousand and twenty dollars.

For pay of forty-two veterinarians, at one thousand five hundred dollars, sixty-three thousand dollars.

For thirty dental surgeons, fifty-six thousand one hundred and sixty Dental surgeons, dollars.

For pay of ninety paymasters' clerks, one hundred and thirty-nine Paymasters' clerks, thousand nine hundred and seventy-eight dollars and twelve cents.

For pay of paymasters' messengers, fifteen thousand dollars.

For traveling expenses of paymasters' clerks and expert accountant Traveling expenses. of the Inspector-General's Department, twenty thousand dollars. .

For expenses of courts-martial, courts of inquiry, military commis- Courts-martial, etc. sions, and compensation of reporters and witnesses attending the same, twenty thousand dollars. For additional pay to officer in charge of public buildings and other buildings

e and grounds, D. C. grounds at Washington, District of Columbia, one thousand dollars.

For commutation of quarters to commissioned officers on duty, Commutation of without troops, at stations where there are no public quarters, three hundred thousand dollars.

For travel allowance to enlisted men on discharge, one million five Allowance, enlisted hundred thousand dollars.

For clothing not drawn, due to enlisted men on discharge, six hun- Clothing not drawn. dred thousand dollars.

For interest on soldiers' deposits, one hundred and twenty-five Interest on soldiers' thousand dollars, and so much as may be necessary to påy back such deposits.

Nurses.
Veterinarians.

Messengers.

quarters, officers.

men.

depoxits.

etc.

crease, enlisted men.

sional Regiment.

Translator, etc. For pay of translator and librarian of the military information

division, General Staff Corps, one thousand eight hundred dollars. Expert accountant. For pay of expert accountant for the Inspector-General's Depart

ment, two thousand five hundred dollars. Mileage to officers, For mileage to officers and contract surgeons when authorized by

law, four hundred thousand dollars. Contract surgeons. For two hundred and fifty contract surgeons, four hundred and fifty Provisos. in thousand dollars: Provided, That hereafter contract surgeons and con

Transfer of pay, insular, etc., duty. 'tract dental surgeons on duty in Alaska, Hawaii, the Philippine Islands,

and Porto Rico may transfer or assign their pay accounts, when due

and payable, in the methods now provided by regulations for commisAuthority. sioned officers of the Army: Provided, That when a contract surgeon

is in charge of a hospital he shall have the same authority as a com

missioned medical officer. Twenty per cent in. For additional twenty per centum increase on pay of enlisted men

serving in the Philippine Islands, the Island of Guam, Alaska, China, and Panama, five hundred and thirty-three thousand four hundred and

twelve dollars and fifty-one cents. Ten per cent in. For additional ten per centum increase on pay of commissioned offi

cers serving in the Philippine Islands, the Island of Guam, Alaska, China, and Panama, one hundred and sixty-seven thousand four hun.

dred and twenty-six dollars and thirty cents. Computer

For pay of one computer for artillery board, two thousand five hun

dred dollars. Porto Rico Provi- For Porto Rico Provisional Regiment of Infantry, composed of two

battalions of four companies each, to include the enlisted men of the

present regiment who may be in the service June thirtieth, nineteen Field officers. hundred and four, and officers as herein provided. The field officers

shall be detailed from the officers of the Regular Army of the same Reappointment of grade and shall receive the pay and emoluments of their grade. The present officers.

present officers of the regiment below the grade of field officers who are mentally, morally, and physically qualified and have proved efficient in their respective positions may be reappointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate (and such officers shall be entitled to preference in such appointments) for a provisional term of four years. Officers so reappointed shall be eligible

for promotion in the regiment up to and including the rank of captain, Future vacancies. upon examination as to their fitness for such promotion.' Vacancies

then existing or thereafter occurring in the grade of second lieutenant may be filled by the President, in his discretion, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, by the appointment of citizens of Porto Rico for the provisional term of four years, whose qualifications for commissions shall be established by such examination as the President may prescribe, who shall also be eligible for promotion in the regiment up to and including the rank of captain, upon an examination as to their fitness. Vacancies not filled as herein before provided by the reappointment or promotion of the present officers or by the appointment or promotion of citizens of Porto Rico, shall be filled by

detail from the line of the infantry of the Army of the same grade Enlistments.

with the vacancy to be filled. Men hereafter enlisted in the regiment shall be citizens of Porto Rico and shall be enlisted for a term of two years; and except in the case of noncommissioned officers shall not be reenlisted in time of peace. The names of all enlisted men who have served honorably in the regiment shall be kept at the headquarters of

the regiment, and these men shall be regarded as a reserve, to, be Pay, etc.

specially considered in time of war. The pay and allowances of offi

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Officers.
Enlisted men.

for like grades in the Regular Army.

Pay of officers of the line, forty-five thousand eight hundred dollars.

Pay of enlisted men, ninety-five thousand one hundred and fortyeight dollars.

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