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New York, N. Y.
Railroad siding to navy-yard.
extension, ten thousand dollars; paving and grading, ten thousand dollars; in all, navy-yard, Boston, one hundred and five thousand dollars.
NAVY-YARD, NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Dry dock numbered four (limit of cost is hereby increased to two million five hundred thousand dollars), to continue, five hundred thousand dollars; improvement of water front, two hundred and fifteen thousand dollars; to complete cement shed, one thousand dollars; in all, navy-yard, New York, New York, seven hundred and sixteen thousand dollars. NAVY-YARD, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Dredging, to complete,
Philadelphia, Pa. two hundred and fifteen thousand dollars; in all, navy-yard, Philadelphia, two hundred and fifteen thousand dollars. NAVY-YARD, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Dredging, ten
Washington, D.C. thousand dollars.
The Secretary of the Navy is hereby authorized and directed to enter into an agreement with the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company, for the construction, maintenance and operation, by and at the sole expense of said company, of a sufficient and satisfactory track connection, with such turn-outs and sidings as may be deemed necessary or convenient, to be established and operated from a point on the main running tracks of said Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company at or in the general vicinity of square south of square one thousand and eighty in the District of Columbia and extending generally along the water front of the Anacostia River at such distance north of the present north bulkhead line of said river as the Commissioners of the District of Columbia may indicate and approve, to a connection with the track system of the United States navy-yard, at or in the vicinity of the east line of Ninth street, southeast, as said system is now or may be hereafter established: Provided, That such track connection, so far as the same
Right of may project or extend beyond the right of way or property now owned or occupied by said railroad company, shall be constructed wholly upon a suitable and satisfactory right of way to be provided for such purposes by the United States, the title to which shall at all times remain in the United States: Provided further, That, so far as lic grounds, etc. may be consistent with the public interests, said track connection with its appurtenant turn-outs and sidings shall be located and constructed in, upon, over and through public grounds, space and streets of the United States, as the same are now, or may be hereafter, ascertained and established.
Upon the execution of the agreement above provided for, the Sec- demnation of right of retary of the Navy is hereby authorized and directed to acquire any part of the land or property necessary for yardage or right of way, by purchase or condemnation, and to construct the connections, sidetracks, turn-outs and switches necessary to the proper operation of the yard system in connection with said branch track, and for such Appropriation. purpose the sum of one hundred and thirty-six thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated.
The work of constructing the track connection between the points above specified shall be begun by the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company within two months after the right of way necessary therefor shall have been acquired and provided, and the track connection shall be completed and put in operation within fifteen months from the beginning of its construction, provided that said Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company shall not be required to expend in the construction of said track connection any sum in excess of ninety-two thousand five hundred dollars, being the present estimated cost of such construction.
Time of construction.
Limit or expense.
Continuanceof present connection.
Pending the completion of the track connection above provided for, the Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company is hereby authorized to maintain its track connection with the United States navy-yard as at present existing, and to continue the operation thereof under such rules and regulations as may be established by the
Commissioners of the District of Columbia for the governance thereof, Removal, etc., on provided that within thirty days after the completion of the new completion of new track connection with the United States navy-yard, hereinbefore
authorized and provided for, said Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington Railroad Company shall, at its own expense, remove said existing track connection and restore and make the surface of the streets over and through which the same is laid satisfactory to the Commissioners of the District of Columbia: Provided further, That
Congress reserves the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act. Norfolk, Va.
NAVY-YARD, NORFOLK, VIRGINIA: Railroad tracks, extensions, ten thousand dollars; electric-light plant, extensions, twenty-five thousand dollars; repairs, buildings, Saint Helena, twenty-five thousand dollars; dredging, to continue, twenty-five thousand dollars; compressed-air system, extensions, ten thousand dollars; improvements to water front, one hundred thousand dollars; to enlarge dry dock numbered three, five hundred and fifty thousand dollars; crane track around dry dock numbered three, to continue, twenty thousand dollars; paving and grading, thirty thousand dollars; power plant, coal storage, twenty-five thousand dollars; electric motors for pumping plants, dry docks one and two, thirty-five thousand dollars; waterclosets and lavatories in yard 'shops, twenty-five thousand dollars; heating system, extension, fifteen thousand dollars; in all, navyyard, Norfolk, Virginia, eight hundred and ninety-five thousand
dollars. Pensacola, Fla. NAVY-YARD, PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: For elevator for building num
bered one (to complete), two thousand dollars. New Orleans, La. NAVAL STATION, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: For power house and
plant, sixty-four thousand : ix hundred and seventy-seven dollars and seventy-one cents, previously appropriated and erroneously trans
ferred to the appropriation Consolidation of power plants. Mare Island, Cal. NAVY-YARD, MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA: To continue improve
ment of channel, one hundred thousand dollars; in all, navy-yard, Mare Island, one hundred thousand dollars.
For purchase of a shed belonging to the dry dock contractors, navyyard, Mare Island, California, two thousand dollars.
NAVY-YARD, PUGET SOUND, WASHINGTON: Dry dock (limit of cost is hereby increased to two million three hundred thousand dollars), to continue, six hundred thousand dollars; storehouse, to complete, one hundred and sixty thousand dollars; foundry, to complete, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars; in all, navy-yard, Puget Sound, Washington, eight hundred and eighty-five thousand dollars.
NAVAL STATION, PEARL HARBOR, HAWAII: Dredging, one million five hundred thousand dollars; dry dock (limit of cost is hereby increased to two million seven hundred thousand dollars), to continue, one million dollars; in all, two million five hundred thousand dollars.
The Secretary of the Navy is hereby authorized to utilize toward yard development of the naval station, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the sum of thirty-five thousand dollars appropriated by the Act of June twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and six, for the reclamation of that portion of the naval station, Honolulu, Hawaii, known as “The Reef.”
FLOATING CRANE: One one-hundred-ton floating crane (to cost not exceeding two hundred and fifty thousand dollars), one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars, for use at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Puget Sound, Wash.
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Vol. 34, p. 566.
REPAIRS AND PRESERVATION AT NAVY-YARDS: For repairs and Repairs and preserpreservation at navy-yards and stations, seven hundred thousand dollars.
Total public works, navy-yards and stations, six million four hundred and forty-six thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.
PUBLIC WORKS UNDER THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.
Secretary of Navy.
BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS, NAVAL ACADEMY: For one wooden pier
Naval Academy. with creosoted piles, forty thousand dollars. For transfer of power plant from temporary location to new build- Transfer, etc., of
. ing; provide new equipment when necessary; connect heating, lighting, and other mains to new power house; complete grading about building; repair coal-handling apparatus, one hundred and eight thousand two hundred dollars. BUILDINGS FOR LEPERS, ISLAND OF GUAM: Naval station, island of
Care, etc., of lepers. Guam: Maintenance and care of lepers and other special patients, fourteen thousand dollars; in all, fourteen thousand dollars.
For the purchase of land in the vicinity of the naval trial course, Maine Monroe Island, Penobscot Bay, Maine, for the establishment of permanent signals to mark each end of the measured course, three thousand four hundred dollars.
Total public works under Secretary's office, one hundred and sixtyfive thousand six hundred dollars.
Naval trial course,
PUBLIC WORKS UNDER BUREAU OF NAVIGATION.
Bureau of Navigation,
Rhode Island train
NAVAL TRAINING STATION, RHODE ISLAND, BUILDINGS: Repairs to Barracks C," to continue, two thousand dollars; repairs to Bar- ing station. racks "B,” five thousand dollars; underground conduit system, to continue, nine thousand three hundred dollars; in all, naval training station, Rhode Island, sixteen thousand three hundred dollars.
In all, public works, Bureau of Navigation, sixteen thousand three hundred dollars.
PUBLIC WORKS, BUREAU OF ORDNANCE.
Bureau of Ordnance.
Indian Head proving ground, Md.
Fort Mifflin, Pa.
Mare Island, Cal.
NAVAL PROVING GROUND, INDIAN HEAD, MARYLAND: One additional emplacement for new Mark twelve-inch or fourteen-inch guns, ten thousand dollars; in all, naval proving ground, Indian Head, ten thousand dollars.
Naval magazine, Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania: Electric connection to navy-yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with transformer, street lamps, connections to buildings, and wiring quarters for electric lights, eight thousand five hundred dollars.
Naval magazine, Mare Island, California: Salt-water system for fire protection, eight thousand dollars; lightning rods for all buildings not equipped with same, six hundred dollars; in all, eight thousand six hundred dollars.
For naval magazine, navy-yard, Puget Sound, Washington: One magazine building, seven thousand dollars; one filling house, one thousand one hundred dollars; one small arms ammunition house, seven thousand dollars; one latrine for workmen, five hundred dollars; fire-protection system, to include installation of sprinkling system in buildings already constructed and under construction, three thousand dollars; sewerage system for all inhabited buildings and for workmen's latrine, three thousand dollars; in all, twenty-one thousand six hundred dollars.
Naval torpedo station, Newport, Rhode Island: One general storehouse for the stowage of materials for manufacturing purposes and
Puget Sound, Wash.
Newport, R. I.
uses of the station, fifty thousand dollars; three latrines, two thousand one hundred dollars; electric conduits, wires and fittings, for lighting, telephone, and watchmen clock systems of the station, cable to Rose Island and extra cable to Newport, five thousand dollars; in all, fifty
seven thousand one hundred dollars. Pacific coast torpedo PACIFIC COAST TORPEDO STATION: For torpedo station, near Purchase of land,etc. Pacific coast of the United States: For the purchase of land for a
torpedo station near the Pacific coast of the United States; and toward the clearing and grading of the land; protection to water front; wharf; firing and observation stations; with all necessary buildings and equipment for the station; and the employment of such clerical and expert assistance as may be required for the prosecu
tion of the work, one hundred and forty-five thousand dollars. Olongapo, P. I.
NAVAL MAGAZINE, OLONGAPO, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS: For naval Naval magazine..
magazine, Olongapo, Philippine Islands: One storehouse, one magazine, and one fuse house, eight thousand eight hundred dollars.
Total public works, under Bureau of Ordnance, two hundred and fifty-nine thousand six hundred dollars.
Bureau of Equipment.
PUBLIC WORKS UNDER BUREAU OF EQUIPMENT.
NAVAL OBSERVATORY: Grounds and roads: Continuing grading, extending roads and paths, clearing and improving grounds, ten thousand dollars.
PUBLIC WORKS UNDER BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY.
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Great Lakes hospital.
Vol. 35, p. 141.
NAVAL HOSPITAL, GREAT LAKES: For the completion of naval hospital buildings, to cost not to exceed two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, as authorized by the Act of Congress approved May thirteenth, nineteen hundred and eight, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
Total public works under Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
PUBLIC WORKS, MARINE CORPS.
Barracks and quarters.
Barracks and quarters, Marine Corps: For the extension of marine officers' quarters and the improvement of ground, navy-yard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, seventy thousand dollars.
For the extension of marine officers' quarters, navy-yard, Norfolk, Virginia, forty-seven thousand five hundred dollars.
In all, public works, .Marine Corps, one hundred and seventeen thousand live hundred dollars: Provided, That no part of said sum shall be expended for the construction of quarters for marine officers the total cost of which, exclusive of cost of piling and including the heating and plumbing apparatus, wiring, and fixtures, shall exceed in the case of quarters of a general officer the sum of fifteen thousand dollars; of a colonel or an officer above the rank of captain, twelve thousand dollars; and of an officer of and below the rank of captain, nine thousand dollars.
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY.
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT: For surgeons' necessaries for vessels in Civil establishment, commission, navy-yards, naval stations, Marine Corps, and for the
civil establishment at the several naval hospitals, navy-yards, naval medical supply depots, museum of hygiene and department of instruction, and Naval Academy, three hundred and fifteen thousand dollars.
CONTINGENT, BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY: For tolls and ferriages; care, transportation, and burial of the dead; purchase of books and stationery, binding of medical records, unbound books, and pamphlets; hygienic and sanitary investigation and illustration; sanitary and hygienic instruction; purchase and repairs of wagons, automobile ambulances, and harness; purchase of and feed for horses and cows; trees, plants, garden tools and seeds; incidental articles for the museum of hygiene and department of instruction, naval dispensary, Washington, naval medical supply depots, sick quarters at Naval Academy and marine barracks; washing for medical department at museum of hygiene and department of instruction, naval dispensary, Washington, naval medical supply depots, sick quarters at Naval Academy and marine barracks, dispensaries at navy-yards and naval stations, and ships; and for minor repairs on buildings and grounds of the United States Naval Museum of Hygiene and Department of Instruction; for the care, maintenance, and treatment of the insane of the Navy and Marine Corps on the Pacific coast, and all other necessary contingent expenses; in all, seventy-six thousand five hundred dollars.
TRANSPORTATION OF REMAINS: To enable the Secretary of the Navy, remains in his discretion, to cause to be transferred to their homes the remains etc. of officers and enlisted men of the Navy and Marine Corps who die or are killed in action ashore or afloat, and also to enable the Secretary of the Navy, in his discretion, to cause to be transported to their homes the remains of civilian employees who die outside of the continental limits of the United States, ten thousand dollars: Provided, That the Application of fund. sum herein appropriated shall be available for payment for transportation of the remains of officers and men who have died while on duty at any time since April twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninetyeight.
In all, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, four hundred and one thousand five hundred dollars.
BUREAU OF SUPPLIES AND ACCOUNTS.
Bureau of Supplies and Accounts.
PROVISIONS, NAVY: For provisions and commuted rations for the
Provisions, etc. seamen and marines, which commuted rations may be paid to caterers of messes, in case of death or desertion, upon orders of the commanding officers, commuted rations for officers on sea duty (other than commissioned officers of the line, Medical and Pay Corps, chaplains, chief boatswains, chief gunners, chief machinists, and chief sailmakers) and midshipmen, and commuted rations stopped on account of sick in hospital and credited to the naval hospital fund; subsistence of officers and men unavoidably detained or absent from vessels to which attached under orders (during which subsistence rations to be stopped on board ship and no credit for commutation therefor to be given); and for subsistence of female nurses, and navy and marine corps general courts-martial prisoners undergoing imprisonment with sentences of dishonorable discharge from the service at the expiration of such confinement: Provided, That the Secretary of the Navy is authorized to commute rations for such general courts-martial pris- oners oners in such amounts as seem to him proper, which may vary in accordance with the location of the naval prison, but which shall in no case exceed thirty cents per diem for each ration so commuted; labor in general storehouses and paymasters offices in navy-yards, including naval stations maintained in island possessions under the control of the United States, and expenses in handling stores purchased under the naval supply fund; and for the purchase of United States Army emergency rations, as required: Provided, That hereafter a profit not to exceed fifteen per centum may be charged on sales
Use of profits on sales,