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carrying passengers and carrying fifty or more persons, including passengers and crew, to leave or attempt to leave any port of the United States unless such steamer shall be equipped with an efficient apparatus for radio-communication, in good working order, in charge of a person skilled in the use of such apparatus, which apparatus shall be capable of transmitting and receiving messages over a distance of at least one hundred miles, night or day: Provided, That the provisions of this Act shall not apply to steamers plying only between ports less than two hundred miles apart.

SEC. 2. That for the purpose of this Act apparatus for radio-communication shall not be deemed to be efficient unless the company installing it shall contract in writing to exchange, and shall, in fact, exchange, as far as may be physically practicable, to be determined by the master of the vessel, messages with shore or ship stations using

other systems of radio-communication. Penalty for viola

Sec. 3. That the master or other person being in charge of any such vessel which leaves or attempts to leave any port of the United States in violation of any of the provisions of this Act shall, upon

conviction, be fined in a sum not more than five thousand dollars, and Libel upon vessel. any such fine shall be a lien upon such vessel, and such vessel may be

libeled therefor in any district court of the United States within the jurisdiction of which such vessel shall arrive or depart, and the leaving or attempting to leave each and every port of the United States shall constitute a separate offense.

SEC. 4. That the Secretary of Commerce and Labor shall make such regulations as may be necessary to secure the

proper execution of this Act by collectors of customs and other officers of the Government.

Approved, June 24, 1910.

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Regulations.

June 24, 1910. CHAP. 380.-An Act To provide for the return of undelivered letters and for (S. 8094.)

other purposes. [Public, No, 263.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and lIouse of Representatives of the United Postal service,

States of America in Congress assembled, That section thirty-nine hundred and thirty-nine of the Revised Statutes be, and the same is

hereby, amended to read as follows: Undelivered letters.

Return to writer at “SEC. 3939. When the writer of any letter on which the postage is time of request. prepaid shall indorse on the outside thereof his name and address, such

letter shall not be advertised, but, after remaining uncalled for at the R.S., sec. 3939, p. 764, office to which it is directed the time the writer may direct or the

Postmaster-General prescribe, shall be returned to the writer without additional charge for postage, and if not then delivered, shall be treated as a dead letter."

Approved, June 24, 1910.

amended.

June 25, 1910. CHAP.382.-An Act Making appropriations for the construction, repair, and pres(H. R. 20086.)

ervation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. (Public, No. 261.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United Rivers and harbors States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums of appropriations.

money be, and are hereby, appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, and to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the construction, completion, repair, and preservation of the public works hereinafter

named: Bar Harbor, Me. Breakwater.

Breakwater from Mount Desert to Porcupine Island, Bar Harbor, Maine: Continuing construction, twenty-five thousand dollars.

Stockton, Me.

Me.

Improving harbor at Camden, Maine: Completing improvement in Camden, Me. accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Eleven hundred and seventeen, Sixtieth Congress, second session, twenty thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at East Boothbay, Maine: Completing improve- East Boothbay, Ne. ment in accordance with the reports submitted in House Documents Numbered Nine hundred and forty-four, Sixtieth Congress, first session, and Six hundred and eighty-four, Sixty-first Congress, second session, six thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving harbor at Matinicus, Maine: Completing improvement Matinicus, Me. in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Six hundred and fifty-three, Sixtieth Congress, first session, thirteen thousand dollars.

Improving Pepperells Cove, Maine, in accordance with the report pepperells Core, submitted in House Document Numbered Ten hundred and eightyone, Sixtieth Congress, second session, sixty thousand dollars.

Improving Harbor at Rockport, Maine: Completing improvement Rockport, Ne. in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Nine hundred and sixty-three, Sixtieth Congress, first session, thirty-two thousand dollars.

Improving Stockton Harbor, Maine: Completing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in Ilouse Document Numbered Eleven hundred and sixty-six, Sixtieth Congress, second session, thirty-eight thousand dollars. Improving Saco River, Maine, in accordance with the report sub

Saco River, Me. mitted in House Document Numbered Seven hundred and fifty-two, Sixty-first Congress, second session, thirty thousand dollars.

Improving Saint Croix River, Maino, in accordance with the report Saint Croix River, submitted in Ilouse Document Numbered Seven hundred and fortyeight, Sixty-first Congress, second session, seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of State be, and he is hereby,

Cooperation with authorized and directed to negotiate with the Government of Great Great Britain. Britain with a view to its cooperation in said improvement, and that the work shall be prosecuted on such terms as shall be mutually agreed upon by the two governments.

Improving harbor at Isles of Shoals, Maine and New Hampshire: Isles of Shouls, Me. Completing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Eleven hundred and twenty-two, Sixtieth Congress, second session, forty thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Burlington, Vermont: Continuing improve- Burlington, Vt. ment, fifty-two thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Saint Albans, Vermont: Completing improve- Saint Albans, U't. ment in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Eleven hundred and nine, Sixtieth Congress, second session, five thousand dollars. Improving harbor at Boston, Massachusetts: For maintenance, Boston, Mass.

Maintenance. twenty-five thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Fall River, Massachusetts: Completing Fall River, Mass. improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Seven hundred and seventy-eight, Sixty-first Congress, second session, one hundred and forty-three thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Gloucester, Massachuşetts, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Eleven hundred and twelve, Sixtieth Congress, second session, twenty-five thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Lynn, Massachusetts: Continuing improve- Lynn, Mass. ment in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Nine hundred and forty-eight, Sixtieth Congress, first session, sixty thousand dollars.

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Gloucester, Mass.

Nantucket, Mass.

Provincetown, Mass.

Sandy Bay, Cape Ann, Mass.

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Great Salt Pond.

Improving harbor at Nantucket, Massachusetts: Continuing improvement and for maintenance, fifty thousand dollars.

Improving harbors at New Bedford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts:

Continuing improvement, fifty thousand dollars. Newburyport, Mass. Improving harbor at Newburyport, Massachusetts: Continuing

improvement in accordance with the existing project or such modification thereof, by dredging or otherwise, as, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, may be advisable with a view to securing the

existing project depth of seventeen feet, fifty thousand dollars. Plymouth, Mass. Improving harbor at Plymouth, Massachusetts: For maintenance,

ten thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Provincetown, Massachusetts: Completing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Eight hundred and twenty-one, Sixty-first Congress, second session, one hundred and forty thousand dollars.

Harbor of refuge at Sandy Bay, Cape Ann, Massachusetts: Con

tinuing improvement, one hundred thousand dollars. Merrimac River, Improving Merrimac River, Massachusetts: For maintenance, ten

thousand dollars. Mystic River, Mass.

Improving Mystic River, Massachusetts, below mouth of Island End River: Continuing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Ten hundred and eighty

six, Sixtieth Congress, second session, seventy-two thousand dollars. River, Improving Taunton River, Massachusetts: For maintenance, five

thousand dollars.

Improving Weymouth Back River, Massachusetts: For maintenance, five thousand dollars.

Improving harbor of refuge at Block Island, Rhode Island: For maintenance, twelve thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving harbor at Great Salt Pond, Block Island, Rhode Island:

Continuing improvement, thirty thousand dollars. Newport, R. I. Improving harbor at Vewport, Rhode Island, in accordance with

the report submitted in House Document Numbered Six hundred and ten, Sixty-first Congress, second session, fifty thousand dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of War may enter into a contract or contracts for such materials and work as may be necessary to complete the said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate one hundred and eighty-three thousand dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated.

Harbor of refuge at Point Judith, Rhode Island: For maintenance Harbor of refuge.

and construction of the west shore arm of the breakwater, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Nine hundred and eleven, Sixtieth Congress, first session, one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars.

Improving Providence River and Harbor, Rhode Island: For maintenance, and continuing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Nine hundred and nineteen, Sixtieth Congress, first session, fifty thousand dollars.

Improving Providence River and Harbor, Rhode Island: Continuing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Six hundred and six, Sixty-first Congress, second session, twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of War may enter into a contract or contracts for such materials and work as may be necessary to complete the said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate four hundred and thirty-four

thousand dollars, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore Contribution by appropriated: Provided further, That no part of this amount shall be Providence.

expended until the Secretary of War shall have received satisfactory

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Point Judith, R.I.

Providence River and Harbor, R. I.

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assurances that the city of Providence, or other local agency, will expend on the improvement of the harbor front, in accordance with said document above referred to, a sum equal to the amount herein appropriated and authorized.

Improving Pawcatuck River, Rhode Island and Connecticut: Pawentuck River, Continuing improvement and for maintenance, fifteen thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Branford, Connecticut: For maintenance, Branford, Conn. two thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Bridgeport, Connecticut: For maintenance, Brid-eport, Conn. ten thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Bridgeport, Connecticut: Completing improvement, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Seven hundred and fifty-one, Sixty-first Congress, second session, ninety thousand dollars.

Harbor of refuge at Duck Island, Connecticut: Continuing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Three hundred and ninety-eight, Sixtieth Congress, first session, sixty thousand dollars.

Improving harbors at Fivemile River, Stamford, Southport, and harbors to New Greenwich, and Westport, and Saugatuck River, Connecticut: York state line. Continuing improvement and for maintenance, forty thousand dollars.

Improving, harbor at Milford, Connecticut: For maintenance, two thousand dollars.

Breakwater at New Haven, Connecticut: Continuing construction, New Haven, Conn. one hundred thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at New Haven, Connecticut: For maintenance, including channel by way of Oyster Point to Kimberly Avenue Bridge on West River, and for continuing improvement with a view to securing increased depth and the removal of rocks in Morris Cove, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Eleven hundred and fifty-nine, Sixtieth Congress, second session, sixty-eight thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at New London, Connecticut: Completing New London, Conn. improvement in Shaws Cove in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Three hundred and twentynine, Sixtieth Congress, first sesssion, twelve thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Norwalk, Connecticut: For maintenance, Norwalk, Conn. including channels to South Norwalk and East Norwalk, four thousand dollars.

Improving Connecticut River, Connecticut: Continuing improve- Connecticut River, ment and for maintenance below Hartford, thirty-six thousand ford, dollars.

Improving Eightmile River, Connecticut: Completing_improve-Eightnile River, ment in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Three hundred and twenty-seven, Sixtieth Congress, first session, nine thousand dollars.

Improving Housatonic River, Connecticut: Continuing improve-Honsa tonic River, ment and for maintenance, twenty thousand dollars. Improving Thames River, Connecticut: For maintenance,

eleven thousand five hundred dollars, of which amount so much as shall be necessary, not to exceed one thousand five hundred dollars, may be expended in removing obstructions from Shetucket River, in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Three hundred and ninety-seven, Sixty-first Congress, second session.

Improving Black Rock Harbor, New York: Continuing improve- Black Pock Harbor, ment, one million dollars. Improving harbor at Buffalo, New York: For the removal of Buffalo, NY

Removing obstrucobstructions at and near the north or main entrance, thirty-seven tions, etc.

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Thames River, Conn.

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thousand four hundred dollars; and for the removal of the Watson elevator site in accordance with the report of the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, dated January tenth, nineteen hundred and ten, and printed in Rivers and Harbors Committee Document Numbered Two, Sixty-first Congress, second session, sixty-two thousand two hundred and five dollars: Provided, That no part of this latter sum shall be expended until title to the area to be excavated shall have been transferred to the United States free of cost, and until the city of Buffalo shall have relinquished to the United States control of the waterways between a line drawn across the channel at the back limit of the excavation and the present limiting line dividing the part

of the present waterway maintained by the United States from that Alternative project. now maintained by the city: And provided further, That in lieu of the

bulkhead indicated in said report as being necessary in consequence of the excavation to be made, the area to be excavated may be extended to include an additional area between the site of the Watson elevator and the first channel way beyond said property which connects the City Ship Canal with the Buffalo River, if in the discretion of 'the Secretary of War the removal of such additional area is required in the interests of navigation; this additional excavation to be made upon the same conditions as to transfer of title and juris

diction as indicated above in regard to the area first mentioned. Cape Vincent, N. Y. Improving harbor at Cape Vincent, New York: Continuing

improvement, thirty-six thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Charlotte, New York: For maintenance, and continuing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Three hundred and forty-two, Sixtyfirst Congress, second session, seventy-one thousand six hundred and eighty dollars.

Improving harbor at Dunkirk, New York: Completing improvement in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Seven hundred and twenty, Sixty-first Congress, second session, ninety-nine thousand two hundred and seventy-five dollars:

Provided, That no part of this sum shall be expended until satisDork, etc., by City. factory assurances shall have been received by the Secretary of War

that the local authorities will construct a suitable concrete dock or provide such other terminal facilities as may be approved by the

Secretary of War. Echo Bay, Y.Y. Improving harbor at Echo Bay, New York: Completing improve

ment in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Eleven hundred and eighteen, Sixtieth Congress, second

session, twenty-two thousand one hundred and ten dollars. Great Sodus Bay, Improving harbor at Great Sodus Bay, New York: For mainte

nance, thirty thousand dollars.

Improving Great South Bay, New York: Continuing improvement and for maintenance by dredging and construction of jetties, fifty thousand dollars.

Improving Hempstead Harbor, New York, in accordance with the report of the Board of Engineers for Rivers and Harbors, dated January eighteenth, nineteen hundred and ten, and printed in Rivers and Harbors Committee Document Numbered One, Sixty-first Congress, second session, twenty-three thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That no part of this sum shall be expended upon the channel above the town wharf until a suitable dumping ground for the material dredged shall have been furnished by the local interests free of cost.

Improving Jamaica Bay, New York, and entrance thereto in accordance with the report submitted in House Document Numbered Fourteen hundred and eighty-eight, Sixtieth Congress, second session,

two hundred and fifty thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That Subject to adoptort no part of this amount shall be expended until the Secretary of War of York

is satisfied that the city of New York is prepared to undertake its

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