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NATIONAL HOME FOR DISABLED VOLUNTEER SOLDIERS.

National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.

Dayton, Ohio.

Central Branch at Dayton, Ohio: For household, including the same objects specified under this head in the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, fifteen thousand dollars. Northwestern Branch at Milwaukee, Wisconsin: For household, Milwaukee, Wis. including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch in the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal teen hundred and four, nine thousand six hundred and thirty-seven dollars and eighty-two cents.

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For household, namely: To reimburse the post fund of the Northwestern Branch for amount taken from that fund for the purchase of coal to heat the public buildings at that Branch, such expenditure having been necessary on account of a deficiency in the general fund, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, two thousand seven hundred and sixty-one dollars and forty-three cents.

Southern Branch at Hampton, Virginia: For household, including Hampton, Va. the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch in

the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred

and four, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For hospital, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch in the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, one thousand dollars.

For repairs, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch in the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal

year nineteen hundred and four, two thousand dollars.

Western Branch, at Leavenworth, Kansas: For household, includ- Leavenworth, Kans, ing the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch

in the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hun

dred and four, twenty-two thousand dollars.

For household, namely, to reimburse the post fund of the Western Branch for amount taken from that fund for the purchase of coal to heat the public buildings at that Branch, such expenditure having been necessary on account of a deficiency in the general fund, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one thousand eight hundred dollars and thirty-one cents.

For transportation, namely, for transportation of members of the Home, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one hundred and ninety-five dollars and thirty-three cents.

Danville Branch, at Danville, Illinois: For subsistence, including Danville, Ill. the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch in

the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, four thousand dollars.

For household, including the same objects specified under this head for the Central Branch in the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, eight thousand dollars.

State and Territorial
Homes.
Vol. 25, p. 450.

STATE OR TERRITORIAL HOMES FOR DISABLED SOLDIERS AND SAILORS: For continuing aid to State or Territorial Homes for the support of disabled volunteer soldiers, in conformity with the Act approved August twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, including all classes of soldiers admissible to the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, eighty-four thousand one hundred and forty-nine dollars and fortytwo cents: Provided, That one-half of any sum or sums retained by Proviso. State Homes on account of pensions received from inmates shall be deducted from the aid herein provided for.

Deductions.

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NAVY DEPARTMENT.

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.

Salaries, Office of Secretary of the Navy: For one clerk at the rate of two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars per annum for the balance of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, nine hundred and thirty-three dollars and ten cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

Contingent and miscellaneous expenses, Hydrographic Office: To pay bill of the General Electric Company for three electric motors for printing presses, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, five hundred and fifty-two dollars.

NAVAL ESTABLISHMENT.

Emergency fund, Navy Department: To meet unforseen contingencies for the maintenance of the Navy constantly arising, to be expended at the discretion of the President, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, ten thousand dollars.

Bringing home remains of officers and men, Navy and Marine Corps, who die abroad: To enable the Secretary of the Navy, in his discretion, to cause to be transported to their homes the remains of officers and enlisted men of the Navy and Marine Corps who die or are killed in action, ashore or afloat, outside of the continental limits of the United States, fifteen thousand dollars: Provided, That the sum herein appropriated shall be available for transportation of the remains of officers and men who have died or who have been killed while on duty at any time since April twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and shall be available until used, and applicable to past as well as future obligations.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Bringing home remains of officers and men, Navy and Marine Corps, who die abroad," two hundred and thirty-seven dollars and eight cents.

To reimburse to owner the expense of repairing damages sustained by tug Hustler, run down from astern and sunk by United States ship Yankton, five thousand three hundred and one dollars and eighty-one

cents.

MARINE CORPS.

To supply a deficiency in the appropriation "Contingent, Marine Corps," including all objects mentioned under this title of appropriation in the naval appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, eighty-one thousand five hundred dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Contingent, Marine Corps," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, six hundred and fortysix dollars and thirty-five cents.

For clothing for noncommissioned officers, musicians, and privates authorized by law, twenty-five thousand dollars.

To supply a deficiency in the appropriation for "Military stores, Marine Corps," including all objects mentioned under this title of appropriation in the naval appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, twenty-five thousand dollars.

BUREAU OF NAVIGATION.

Maintenance of colliers: To provide for the maintenance of present fleet of colliers manned by merchant officers and crew for the remain

der of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, one hundred and eighty-two thousand dollars.

California.
Naval training sta-

Naval training station, California: For repairs to Washington street wharf, San Francisco, caused by damage by United States tug Vigi- tion. lant, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, seventy dollars and ninety cents.

Rhode Island.

Naval training station, Rhode Island: For installation of ventilating Naval training sta system, nine thousand and ninety-eight dollars and sixty-eight cents; tion. for installation of urinals, seven hundred dollars; for construction of frame building for detention of recruits and moving of sterilizing plant, four thousand five hundred dollars; in all, fourteen thousand two hundred and ninety-eight dollars and sixty-eight cents..

BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS.

Maintenance, Yards and Docks: For general maintenance of yards and docks, including all objects mentioned under this title of appropriation in the naval appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY.

Bureau of Yards and Docks.

Maintenance.

Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

ment.

Medical Department: To supply a deficiency in the appropriation Medical Depart. "Medical Department," including all objects mentioned under this title of appropriation in the naval appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, fifty thousand dollars.

Contingent, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery: To supply a deficiency Contingent. in the appropriation "Contingent, Medicine and Surgery," including all objects mentioned under this title of appropriation in the naval appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, fifteen thousand dollars.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Contingent, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one thousand two hundred and two dollars and sixty-seven cents.

BUREAU OF STEAM ENGINEERING.

-Bureau of Steam En .gineering.

For purchase of materials, stores, machine tools, freight, and inci- Supplies, etc. dental expenses, and for payments for repairs, materials, freight, and incidental expenses for ships on foreign stations, being for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, twenty thousand dollars.

Reimbursement.

To reimburse Captain G. W. Baird, United States Navy, for a piece G. W. Baird.
of much-needed machinery placed on board the Dolphin in eighteen
hundred and ninety-three, being for the service of the fiscal year
eighteen hundred and ninety-four, ninety-six dollars.

To pay amounts found d by the accounting officers of the Treasury Steam machinery. on account of the appropriation for "Steam machinery, Bureau of Steam Engineering," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, twenty-three dollars and thirty-one cents.

INCREASE OF THE NAVY,

Toward the armament and armor, of domestic manufacture, for vessels authorized, two million dollars.

Increase of the Navy.

Armor and arma ment.

PUBLIC WORKS, NAVY DEPARTMENT.

NAVY-YARDS AND STATIONS.

Navy-yard, Boston, Massachusetts: Forextensions and modifications, yards and docks power plant, one hundred and eighty-eight thousand seven hundred dollars.

Public works.

Navy-yards and sta

tions.

Boston, Mass.

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Navy-yard, New York, New York: For partitions and improvements in building numbered twenty-two, fifteen thousand dollars.

Navy-yard, Pensacola, Florida: For temporary boat shed for construction and repair, five thousand dollars.

Naval Station, Cavite, Philippine Islands: For extension of construction and repair joiner shop, two thousand eight hundred dollars.

UNDER THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.

For necessary expenditures incident to the occupation and utilization of the naval station at Guantanamo, Cuba, to be used for such purposes as the Secretary of the Navy may direct, two hundred thousand dollars.

pay

UNDER BUREAU OF NAVIGATION.

For of inspector engaged upon work in connection with extension to Naval War College at Newport, Rhode Island, six hundred and fifty dollars.

UNDER BUREAU OF ORDNANCE.

For clearing the sites and rebuilding shell houses numbered three and four; for replacing shell houses numbered one and two; fixed ammunition houses numbered one and two; storehouses numbered one and two; power house; pump house; shipping house; cottages of gunner and watchmen; railroad tracks, and for miscellaneous repairs rendered necessary by an explosion which took place at the naval magazine, Iona Island, New York Harbor, on November fourth, nineteen hundred and three, one hundred thousand dollars.

UNDER BUREAU OF EQUIPMENT.

Naval Observatory: For grounds and roads: Continuing grading, extending roads and paths, clearing and improving grounds, five thousand dollars.

NAVAL ACADEMY.

For additional coal, six thousand four hundred dollars.

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

Pay of one clerk, to be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, to sign, under the direction of the Secretary, in his name and for him, his approval of all tribal deeds to allottees and deeds for town lots made and executed according to law for any of the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in the Indian Territory, salary from March tenth to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, three hundred and seventy-three dollars and thirty-five cents.

For mounting with rollers United States maps of the consolidated issue of nineteen hundred and one and nineteen hundred and two, for delivery to the Senate and House of Representatives, four thousand three hundred and twenty dollars.

For repairs of Interior Department and Pension buildings, and of the old Post-Office Department building, three thousand dollars.

PATENT OFFICE.

For producing the Official Gazette, including weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual indexes therefor, exclusive of expired patents, for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, five thousand one hundred and seventy-four dollars and ninety-four cents.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Official Gazette, Patent

Office," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, four thousand one hundred and sixteen dollars and thirty-three cents.

GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

General Land Office.

Additional employ

For the following additional force for the balance of the fiscal year ees. nineteen hundred and four, namely: For two examiners of mineral claims and contests, at the rate of two thousand dollars per annum each; five clerks of class two and five clerks of class one; in all, seven thousand and fifty-two dollars and nineteen cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

CAPITOL BUILDING AND GROUNDS.

Capitol Building and Grounds. Improvement

For continuing the work of the improvement of the Capitol grounds grounds, etc.
and for care of the grounds, on account of fiscal year nineteen hun-
dred and three, five hundred and sixty dollars.

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For repairs and improvements to steam fire engine house, and Senate Repairs to engine and House stables, and for repairs to and paving of floors and courtyards of same, seven hundred and fifty dollars.

House of Represent

atives.

Vol. 32, p. 1113.

Toward the construction of the fireproof building for committee rooms and offices for the House of Representatives, provided for in New office building. the sundry civil Act approved March third, nineteen hundred and three, including not exceeding five hundred dollars for the purchase of necessary technical and other books, five hundred and seventy thousand dollars, to continue available until expended.

To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for "Carpenter and tool shops, Capitol," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, fifty-five cents.

GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE.

Government pital for Insane.

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For hospital extension, namely: For employment of a superintendent construction. of construction at a rate of compensation of two thousand five hundred Hospital extension. dollars per annum, two thousand five hundred dollars, or so much

thereof as may be necessary.

For a locomotive, seven thousand nine hundred and sixty dollars. For rubber treads for iron stairs, two thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

To complete power and heating plant, one thousand dollars.

For the purpose of installing hot-water heaters in the new buildings, three thousand dollars.

To provide dumb-waiters and elevators in Toner kitchen, one thousand dollars.

To provide electrical fixtures for the administration building, three thousand five hundred dollars.

For painting new buildings, fifteen thousand dollars.

For flooring for attics, two thousand four hundred dollars.

For trenching and laying drainage, sewer, and water pipes to

extension, four thousand five hundred dollars.

For furnishing and fixing in place fire escapes, and fireproofing Fire protection. such of the old buildings at the Government Hospital for the Insane as required for the protection of the lives of the inmates thereof, thirty-three thousand six hundred dollars.

Columbia Institu-
Deaf and

Expenses.

COLUMBIA INSTITUTION FOR THE DEAF AND DUMB: For the support of Honor the Institution, including salaries and incidental expenses, for books and Dumb. illustrative apparatus, and for general repairs and improvements, one thousand five hundred dollars.

HOWARD UNIVERSITY.: For urgent repairs and improvements to provide suitable protection against disaster by fire to the buildings of the University, as recommended by the inspector of buildings for the District of Columbia, two thousand dollars.

Howard University.
Maintenance.

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