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March 2, 1905.

(H. R. 17473.) (Public, No. 127.)

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CHAP. 1807.-An Act Making appropriation for the support of the Army for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

appropria States of America in Congress assembled, That the following subs be, tions. and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the Army for the year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six:

CONTINGENCIES OF THE ARMY: For all contingent expenses of the Contingencies. Army not otherwise provided for, and embracing all branches of the military service, including the office of the Chief of Staff, to be expended under the immediate orders of the Secretary of War, fifteen thousand dollars.

ARMY WAR COLLEGE: For expenses of the Army War College, Army War College. being for the temporary hire of office rooms, purchase of the necessary stationery, office, toilet, and desk furniture, text-books, books of reference, scientific and professional papers and periodicals, binding, maps, police utensils, and for all other absolutely necessary expenses, fifteen thousand dollars.

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF,

Office of Chief of. Staff.

Service schools.
Fort Monroe, Va.

For contingent expenses of the military information division, General Staff Corps, including the purchase of law books, professional books of reference, professional and technical periodicals and newspapers, and of the military attachés at the United States embassies and legations abroad, and of the branch office of the military in ation division at Manila, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War, ten thousand dollars: Provided, That section thirty-six Forlingen periodicals. · bundred and forty-eight, Revised Statutes, shall not apply to subscrip- R. 8., sec. 3648, p. 718. tions for foreign and professional newspapers and periodicals to be paid for from this appropriation.

UNITED STATES SERVICE SCHOOLS: To provide means for the theoretical and practical instruction at the Artillery School, at Fort Monroe, Virginia; the School of Submarine Defense, at Fort Totten, New Fort Leavenworth, York; the General Service and Staff College, at Fort Leavenworth, Khort Riley, Kans. Kansas, and the School of Application for Cavalry and Field Artillery, at Fort Riley, Kansas, by the purchase of text-books, books of reference, scientific and professional papers, the purchase of modern instruments and material for theoretical and practical instruction, and for all other absolutely necessary expenses, to be allotted in such proportions as may, in the opinion of the Secretary of War, be for the best interest of the military service, twenty-five thousand dollars. THE MILITARY SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT.

Military Secretary's

Department. CONTINGENCIES, HEADQUARTERS OF MILITARY DEPARTMENTS: For Contingentexpenses

at headquarters. contingent expenses at the headquarters of the several military divisions and departments, including the staff corps serving thereat, being for the purchase of the necessary articles of office, toilet, and desk furniture, binding, maps, technical books of reference, professional and technical newspapers and periodicals, and police utensils, to be allotted by the Secretary of War, and to be expended in the discretion of the several military divisions and department commanders, seven thousand five hundred dollars.

UNDER THE CHIEF OF ARTILLERY.

Under Chier or Artillery.

Submarine defense school.

SCHOOL OF SUBMARINE DEFENSE, FORT TOTTEN, NEW YORK: For incidental expenses of school and depot, including chemicals, station- Incidental expenses. ery, bardware, extra-duty pay to soldiers necessarily employed for

Apparatus.

Books.

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Office of Chief Sig. nal Omcer.

Expenses.

periods not less than ten days as artificers on work in addition to and not strictly in line with their military duties, such as carpenters, blacksmiths, draftsmen, printers, lithographers, photographers, engine drivers, telegraph operators, teamsters, wheelwrights, masons, machinists, painters, overseers, laborers, office furniture and fixtures, machinery, and unforeseen expenses, five thousand five hundred

dollars. Material for instruc. For purchase of material for use in instruction of artillery troops tion.

in their special duties in connection with the loading and planting of submarine mines, one thousand dollars.

For purchase of special apparatus and for experimental purposes of the department of electricity, mines, and mechanism, Fort Totten, New York, two thousand dollars.

For purchase of special apparatus and for experimental purposes of the department of chemistry and explosives, Fort Totten, New York, two thousand dollars.

For purchase of special apparatus for electrician sergeants division, school of submarine defense, Fort Totten, New York, three thousand dollars.

For purchase and binding of professional books of recent date treating of military and scientific subjects for library of school of submarine defense, and for use of school, one thousand five hundred dollars.

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF SIGNAL OFFICER. Signal SERVICE OF THE ARMY: For expenses of the Signal Seryice of the Army, as follows: Purchase, equipment, and repair of field electric telegraphs, signal equipments and stores, binocular glasses, telescopes, heliostats, and other necessary instruments, including necessary meteorological instruments for use on target ranges; war balloons; telephone apparatus (exclusive of exchange service) and maintenance of the same; electrical installations and maintenance at military posts; maintenance and repair of military telegraph lines and cables, including salaries of civilian employees, supplies, and general repairs, and other expenses connected with the duty of collecting and transmitting information for the Army, by telegraph or otherwise,

two hundred and eight thousand dollars. Repair of deep-sea REPAIR OF DEEP-SEA MILITARY CABLES: For materials and expenses military cables.

for repair of interrupted deep-sea military cables, to be available

until expended fifty thousand dollars. Alaska military For continuing the cable from Valdez, Prince William Sound, to

Seward; at the head of Resurrection Bay, Alaska, ninety-five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, this money to be immediately available.

PAY OF OFFICERS OF THE LINE. Line officers. For pay of officers of the line, five million three hundred and sixty.

nine thousand two hundred and forty dollars. Longevity.

For pay of officers for length of service, to be paid with their cur. rent monthly pay, nine hundred thousand dollars.

PAY OF ENLISTED MEN. Enlisted men.

For pay of enlisted men of all grades, including recruits, nine million

two hundred and fifty thousand dollars. Longevity. For additional pay for length of service, one million two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

ENGINEER BATTALION. Two hundred and sixty-five thousand dollars. Longevity.

Additional for length of service, thirty thousand dollars.

cable.

Pay.

Engineer battalion.

ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT.

One hundred and seventy-one thousand dollars.
Additional pay for length of service, twenty thousand dollars.

Ordnance Corps.
Longevity.

QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT.

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geants.

Two hundred quartermaster-sergeants, at four hundred and eight Quartermaster-serdollars each, eighty-one thousand six hundred dollars.

Additional pay for length of service, nineteen thousand two hundred Longevity. dollars.

SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT. Two hundred post commissary-sergeants, at four hundred and eight Commissars-serdollars each, eighty-one thousand six hundred dollars.

Additional pay for length of service, nineteen thousand two hun- Longevity. dred dollars.

ELECTRICIANS, ARTILLERY CORPS. Twenty-five master electricians, at nine hundred dollars each, and Electrician ser one hundred electrician sergeants, at four hundred and eight dollars each, sixty-three thousand three hundred dollars. · Additional pay for length of service, four thousand and eighty dollars, Longevity.

geants.

SIGNAL CORPS. Thirty-six master signal electricians, at nine hundred dollars each, Signal Corpse thirty-two thousand four hundred dollars. - One hundred and thirty-two first-class sergeants, at five hundred and forty dollars each, seventy-one thousand two hundred and eighty dollars.

One hundred and forty-four sergeants, at four hundred and eight dollars each, fifty-eight thousand seven hundred and fifty-two dollars.

Twenty-four cooks, at two hundred and forty dollars each, five thousand seven hundred and sixty dollars.

One hundred and fifty-six corporals, at two hundred and forty dollars each, thirty-seven thousand four hundred and forty dollars.

Five hundred and fifty-two first-class privates, at two hundred and four dollars each, one hundred and twelve thousand six hundred and eight dollars.

One hundred and sixty-eight privates, at one hundred and fifty-six dollars each, twenty-six thousand two hundred and eight dollars.

In all, three hundred and forty-four thousand four hundred and forty-
eight dollars.
Additional pay for length of service, eighteen thousand dollars. Longevity.

HOSPITAL CORPS.
Seven hundred and seventy thousand four hundred dollars.

Hospital Corps. Additional pay for length of service, one hundred and twenty-five Longevity.' thousand dollars.

PAY TO CLERKS, MESSENGERS, AND LABORERS AT HEADQUARTERS OF

DIVISIONS, AND DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF.

One chief clerk, at the office of the Chief of Staff, two thousand Clerks and messendollars per annum. Six clerks at one thousand eight hundred dollars each per annum. Thirteen clerks at one thousand six hundred dollars each per annum.

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

Seventy clerks at one thousand two hundred dollars each per annum.
Ninety-five clerks at one thousand dollars each per annum.

Two clerks at nine hundred dollars each per annum.
One clerk at seven hundred and twenty dollars per annum.
Two messengers at eight hundred and forty dollars each per annum.

Sixty-nine messengers at seven hundred and twenty dollars each per annum.

Two messengers at six hundred dollars each per annum.
One laborer at six hundred and sixty dollars per annum.
One laborer at four hundred and eighty 'dollars per annum.

In all, tbree hundred and five thousand two hundred and twenty dollars.

And said clerks and messengers and laborers shall be employed and assigned by the Secretary of War to the offices and positions in which they are to serve: Provided, That no clerk, messenger, or laborer at headquarters of divisions, departments, or office of the chief of staff, shall be assigned to duty with any bureau in the War Department. FOR PAY OF OFFICERS OF THE STAFF CORPS DIVISIONS, AND DEPART

MENTS.

Assigoment.

Proriso. Exception.

Staff, ete.

General.

fice.

Pay of Adjutant- ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of the Adjutant

General of the Army, seven thousand five hundred dollars. Military Secretary's MILITARY SECRETARY'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the MiliDepartment.

tary Secretary's Department, ninety-one thousand five hundred dollars. Longevity.

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

In all, one hundred and eighteen thousand five hundred dollars. Proriso.

Provided, That any vacancy that shall occur in the office of the AssistAssistant Chief, Record and Pension of ant Chief of the Record and Pension Office previous to July first,

nineteen hundred and five, shall be filled by the appaintment of a cap

tain of the line of the Army, and vacancies thereafter occurring shall Titles.

not be filled, and the offices now designated by the title of Assistant Chief of the Record and Pension Office and by the title of Asssistant Adjutant-General, shall hereafter be designated by the title of Military

Secretary. Inspector-General's INSPECTOR-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Department.

Inspector-General's Department, fifty thousand five hundred dollars. Longevity.

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

In all, sixty-six thousand five hundred dollars. Engineer Corps. THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS: For pay of officers in the Corps of

Engineers, three hundred and sixty thousand dollars. Longevity.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, ninety thousand eight bundred and ten dollars.

In all, four hundred and fifty thousand eight hundred and ten

dollars. Ordnance Depart. ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Ordnance

Department, one hundred and forty thousand dollars. Longevity.

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

In all, one hundred and seventy thousand dollars. Quartermaster's De- QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Quarter

master's Department, two hundred and twenty-three thousand five

hundred dollars. Longevity.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, sixty-one thousand seven hundred and twenty-three dollars."

In all, two hundred and eighty-five thousand two hundred and

twenty-three dollars. Subsistence Depart- SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT; For pay of officers in the Subsistence

Department, one hundred and thirty-nine thousand five hundred dollars.

ment,

partment.

ment.

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

In all, one hundred and sixty-eight thousand dollars.
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Medical Depart- Medical Depart.

Departement. ment, six hundred and thirty-five thousand four hundred dollars.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid Longevity. with their current monthly pay, one hundred and eight thousand three hundred and seventy-six dollars. In all, seven hundred and fortythree thousand seven hundred and seventy-six dollars.

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

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

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

JUDGE-ADVOCATE-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in Judge: Advocate. the Judge-Advocate-General's Department, forty thousand dollars. ment.

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid 'Longevity. with their current monthly pay, five thousand three hundred and fifty

General's

Depart.

dollars.

In all, forty-five thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.

SIGNAL CORPS: For pay of the officers of the Signal Corps, ninety- Signal Corps. four thousand eight hundred dollars.

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

In all, one hundred and thirteen thousand three hundred and twenty dollars.

RETIRED OFFICERS. For pay of officers on the retired list and for officers who may be Retired officers. placed thereon during the current year, two million one hundred and fifty-eight thousand three hundred and twenty-four dollars and seventyone cents: Provided, That retired officers of the Army above the grade Provisos. of major, beretofore or hereafter assigned to active duty, shall here- etc., when assigned to after receive their full retired pay and shall receive no further pay or active duty. allowances from the United States: Provided further, That a colonel Exception. or lieutenant-colonel so assigned shall receive the full pay and allowances of a major on the active list.

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

In all, two million six hundred and fifty-eight thousand three hundred and twenty-four dollars and seventy-one cents.

RETIRED ENLISTED MEN. · For pay of the enlisted men of the Army on the retired list, eight Enlisted men. hundred and seventy-two thousand five hundred and twenty-three dollars. MISCELLANEOUS. i

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 Veterinarians. dollars eacb, sixty-three thousand dollars.

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

Nurse Corps.

Nurses,

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