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Vol. 32, p. 431.

Staten Island light-house depot, New York: For continuing repairs Staten Island lightand improvements in erecting a carpenter shop, a boathouse, a black- ho smith shop, a buoy shed on the north wharf, a watch house at the lower gate, and a watch house at the upper gate at the general lighthouse depot at Tompkinsville, Staten Island, New York, seventeen thousand eight hundred dollars.

Delaware Bay and River, namely: For establishing light-house and Delaware River and fog signal on Elbow of Cross Ledge, seventy-five thousand dollars.

Patapsco • River light station, Maryland: For completing the con- Patapsco River, Md. struction of the light and fog-signal station in the Patapsco River, Maryland, sixty thousand dollars.

Cape Lookout light station, North Carolina: For construction of a Cape Lookout, N.C. keeper's dwelling, five thousand dollars.

Cape San Blas light station, Florida: The sum of seven thousand Cape San Bias, Fla. dollars of the appropriation of fifteen thousand dollars for the removal of Cape San Blas light station to a new and safe site, made by the Act approved June sixth, nineteen hundred, may be used for the construction of two dwellings for light keepers at said station.

Oyster Bayou light station, Louisiana: For completing the light- Oyster Bayou, La. house at the mouth of Oyster Bayou, near the Louisiana coast, in the Gulf of Mexico, one thousand dollars.

Sabine Bank light and fog-signal station, Texas: For completing the Sabine Bank, Tex. light and fog-signal station on Sabine Bank, in the Gulf of Mexico, off Sabine Bank, ten thousand dollars. Depot for the ninth light-house district: For establishing at or near Depot, ninth dis.

trict. the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a depot for the ninth light-house district, including the purchase of a site therefor, seventy-five thousand dollars.

Conneaut Harbor light station, Ohio: Any balance remaining from Conneaut, ohio. the appropriation made by sundry civil Act approved June twentyeighth, nineteen hundred and two, for constructing a light-house and raising the existing structure on the old pierhead is hereby made available for addition to and remodeling of keeper's dwelling at Conneaut Harbor, Ohio.

Cleveland west breakwater light station, Ohio: For the repairing, Cleveland, Obio. remodeling, and making permanent the foundation, and so forth, of the Cleveland west breakwater light station, Ohio, five thousand dollars.

Buffalo light-house depot, New York: For continuing the construc- Buffalo, N. Y., depot. tion of the light-house depot at Ruffalo, New York, seventy-four thousand dollars.

Presque Isle light station, Michigan: For construction of a dwelling Presque Isle, Mich. for the assistant light keeper at Presque Isle light station, Lake Huron, Michigan, five thousand dollars.

Spectacle Reef light station, Michigan: For reconstructing the spectacle Reef, foundation of the light and fog-signal station on Spectacle Reef, Lake Huron, Michigan, forty-three thousand nine hundred dollars.

Point Conception light station, California: For building an oil house Point Conception, at Point Conception light station, California, one thousand five hun-Oil house. dred dollars.

Point Conception light station, California: For construction of a Dwelling. double dwelling for light keepers, nine thousand dollars.

New Dungeness light station, Washington: For construction of a new Dungeness, light-keeper's dwelling at New Dungeness light station, Straits of Juan de Fuca, Washington, five thousand dollars.

Tender for the inspector, fourth light-house district: Toward con- Tender, fourth disstructing, equipping, and outfitting, complete for service, a new steam tender for buoyage, supply, and inspection in the fourth light-house district, to take the place of the worn-out tender Zizania, fifty thousand

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Cal.

Wash.

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dollars; and the total cost of said tender, under a contract which is

hereby authorized therefor, shall not exceed one hundred and twentyPlans, etc. five thousand dollars; and the Light-House Board is authorized to

employ temporarily at Washington not exceeding three draftsmen, to be paid at current rates, to prepare the plans for the tenders for which appropriations are made by this Act; such draftsmen to be paid from and equitably charged to the appropriations for building such vessels; such employment to cease and determine on or before the date when, the plans for such vessels being finished, proposals for building said

vessels are invited by advertisement. Tender, sixth dis

Tender for the inspector, sixth light-house district: Toward constructing, equipping, and outfitting, complete for service, a new steam tender for buoyage, supply, and inspection in the sixth light-house district, to take the place of the worn-out tender Wistaria, fifty thousand dollars; and the total cost of said tender, under a contract which is hereby authorized therefor, shall not exceed one hundred and thirty thousand dollars.

Tender for Lake Superior to be used by the inspector of the eleventh light-house district: Toward constructing, equipping, and outfitting, complete for service, a new steam tender for buoyage, supply, and inspection in the eleventh light-house district, fifty thousand dollars; and the total cost of said tender, under a contract which is hereby authorized therefor, shall not exceed one hundred and forty thousand dollars.

Peshtigo Reef light vessel, Wisconsin: For additional amount for completing the light vessel and fog signal at or near Peshtigo Reef,

Green Bay, Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, five thousand dollars. Transferring vessels, For expenses of transfer of the two light vessels for the Pacific

coast, now being constructed in New York and New Jersey, to San Francisco, in the twelfth light-house district, authority is hereby given to use not to exceed twenty thousand dollars of the unexpended balances of the appropriations for constructing light vessels provided for in the sundry civil appropriation Act approved March third, nineteen hundred and three.

Tender, district.

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Peshtigo Reef, Wis.
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Vol. 32, p. 1093.

LIGHT-HOUSE ESTABLISHMENT.

Light-House Establishment,

Supplies, etc.

Repairs, etc.

SUPPLIES CF 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 OF LIGHT-HOUSES: For repairing, protecting, and improring 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 illuminating 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.

SALARIES OF KEEPERS OF LIGHT-HOUSES: For salaries, fuel, rations, Keepers' salaries. 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 fifteen thousand dollars.

EXPENSES OF LIGHT VESSELS: For seamen's wages, rations, repairs, Light vessels. 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 twenty-five thousand dollars. EXPENSES OF BUOYAGE: For expenses of establishing, replacing, and

Buoyage. 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.

Fog signals. EXPENSES OF FOG SIGNALS: For establishing, replacing, duplicating, and improving fog 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 five thousand dollars. -...

LIGHTING OF RIVERS: For the pay of officers and crews of light Lighting of 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, three hundred thousand dollars.

SURVEY OF LIGHT-HOUSE SITES: For preliminary examinations. Survey of sites. surveys, and plans for determining the proper sites and cost of lighthouses and structures for wbich 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 no

Proviso. oil house erected hereunder shall exceed five hundred and fifty dollars in cost.

Porto Rico PORTO RICAN LIGHT-HOUSE SERVICE: For maintaining existing aids Porte 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.

Limit.

Great Lakes.

ON

MAINTENANCE OF LIGHTS CHANNELS OF GREAT LAKES: To enable 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 dollars.

Pointe au Pelee light-vessel, Lake Erie: For maintenance of a lightvessel on the southeast shoal, Pointe au Pelee Passage, Lake Erie, four thousand dollars.

Pointe au Lake Erie.

Pelee,

Coast and Geodetic Survey.

COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY.

Survey of coasts un. der jurisdiction

of United States.

For every expenditure requisite for and incident to the survey of the coasts of the United States and of coasts under the jurisdiction of 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 ani 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, not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents per day each; outfit, equipment, and care of vessels used in the Survey, and also the repairs and maintenance of the complement of vessels, to be expended in accordance with the regulations relating to the Coast and Geodetic Survey 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, who 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 the 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 available, and to continue available until expended, one hundred and seven thousand five hundred 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 jurisdictive of the United 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

Promiso.
Advances.

Field expenses.

Proviso.

Island limitation,

Pacific coast.

Coast Pilot.

Magnetic observa. tions.

veys.

Miscellaneous

Geodetic Association

Proviso.

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, fifteen thousand dollars.

For continuing magnetic observations and to establish meridian lines in connection therewith in all parts of the United States, and for making 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 temporary magnetic buildings; for continuing the line of exact, levels between the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts; for furnishing points Points to State surto 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 available interchangeably for expenditure on the objects named, but expenditures. 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 Pay, etc.
all necessary employees to man and equip the vessels of the Coast and
Geodetic Survey, including pay and subsistence of professional sea-
men 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 Salserien: thousand dollars;

Superintendents. For pay of assistants, to be employed in the field or office, as the Superintendent may direct:

For two assistants, at four thousand dollars each;
For one assistant, three thousand two hundred dollars;
For five assistants, at three thousand dollars each;
For five assistants, at two thousand five hundred dollars each;
For one assistant, two thousand four hundred dollars;
For eight assistants, at two thousand two hundred dollars each;
For eight assistants, at two thousand dollars each;
For four assistants, at one thousand eight hundred dollars each;
For four assistants, at one thousand six hundred dollars each;
For four assistants, at one thousand four hundred dollars each;
For ten assistants, at one thousand two hundred dollars each;

Vessels.

Assistants.

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