Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916

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Page 3292 - It shall be the duty of said commission to take into consideration and mature such plan or plans and estimates as will correct, permanently locate and deepen the channel and protect the banks of the Mississippi river; improve and give safety and ease to the navigation thereof ; prevent destructive floods ; promote and facilitate commerce, trade and the postal service...
Page 3721 - 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 $827,800, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated...
Page 3635 - Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the current and contingent expenses of the Bureau or Indian Affairs, for fulfilling treaty stipulations...
Page 3631 - That the expenditures on this account for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and seventeen shall not exceed $50,400; the Secretary of War shall each year, in the annual estimates, report to Congress the number of persons so employed, their duties, and the amount paid to each.
Page 3664 - That whenever a ribbon issued under the provisions of this act shall have been lost, destroyed, or rendered unfit for use without fault or neglect on the part of the person to whom it was issued, a new ribbon shall be issued to such person without charge therefor, SEC.
Page 3623 - Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters," approved March twenty-third, nineteen hundred and six.
Page 3745 - Government for the year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, and for other purposes...
Page 3631 - The services of skilled draftsmen, civil engineers, and such other services as the Secretary of War may deem necessary, may be employed...
Page 3691 - Government while making or causing to be made with a stop watch or other time-measuring device a time study of any job of any such employee between the starting and completion thereof, or of the movements of any such employee while engaged upon such work; nor shall any part of the appropriations made in this Act be available to pay any premiums or bonus or cash reward to any employee in addition to his regular wages, except for suggestions resulting in improvements or economy in the operation of...
Page 3647 - Engineer company shall consist of one captain; two first lieutenants; one second lieutenant; one first sergeant...

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