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Property left behind by the troops will be securely packed, marked, and listed in duplicate.

Department commanders concerned in these movements will by concert of action arrange for details of movement and report hours of departure and arrival and strength of commands by telegraph to the War Department.

The Quartermaster's Department will furnish the necessary transportation, the Subsistence Department suitable travel rations, and the Medical Department proper medical attendance and supplies. BY COMMAND OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL MILES:

H. C. CORBIN,

Adjutant General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
No. 100.

Washington, July 25, 1900. I.-By direction of the Secretary of War, General Orders, No. 167, October 13, 1898, from this office, regarding leaves of absence, is revoked in view of the decision of the Comptroller of the Treasury published in Circular, No. 20, June 30, 1900, from this office.

II.-The following has been received from the War Department and is published for the information and guidance of all concerned:

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, July 23, 1900. The following-described tract of land, rectangular in shape, with wooden corner posts painted white, marked in black figures and letters U.S. M. R., Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4, situated on the shore line of Port Valdez, Alaska, was reserved from sale and set apart for military purposes by the President of the United States by order dated July 18, 1900:

Beginning at initial post No. 1, near Swanport, Port Valdez, Alaska, and following the shore line N. 69° 45' 27" east, distance 24 miles to post No. 2 (post No. 2 is 257 feet westward from a waterfall stream draining "Solomon's Gulch" and slanting about 60 degrees from the bluff); then S. 21° 14' 33" east, distance 1 mile to post No. 3; thence S. 69° 45' 27" west 24 miles to post No. 4; thence N. 20° 14' 33" west, distance 1 mile to initial post No. 1, near Swanport.

ELIHU ROOT,

Secretary of War. BY COMMAND OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL MILES:

H. C. CORBIN,

250

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
No. 101.

Washington, July 25, 1900. The following order has been received from the War Department:

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, June 30, 1900. 1. The appropriation "for contingent expenses at the headquarters of the several military departments, including the staff corps serving thereat, except the department judge advocates. being for the purchase of the necessary articles of office, toilet, and desk furniture, binding, maps, books of reference, professional newspapers and periodicals, and police utensils, six thousand dollars, to be allotted by the Secretary of War, and to be expended in the discretion of the several military department commanders," contained in the act approved May 26, 1900, making appropriation for the support of the Regular and Volunteer Army for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1901, is allotted as follows: To the Department of Alaska ..

$500 To the Department of California.. To the Department of the Colorado..

300 200 250 200

150 To the Department of the Columbia.

150 To the Division of Cuba .. To the Department of Dakota.. To the Department of the East., To the Department of Eastern Cuba. To the Department of the Lakes.....

150 To the Department of Mindanao and Jolo.

500 To the Department of the Missouri

200 To the Department of Northern Luzon.. To the Division of the Philippines.. To the Department of Porto Rico... To the Department of Southern Luzon. To the Department of Texas ..... To the Department of Western Cuba.. To the Department of the Visayas.....

5, 400 2. The appropriation " to provide means for the theoretical and prac. tical instruction" at the service schools hereinafter specified, “by the purchase of text-books, books of reference, scientific and professional papers, 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, eight thousand five hundred dollars," contained in the act making appropriation for the support of the Regular and Volunteer Army for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1901, is allotted as follows: To the Infantry and Cavalry School at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. $3,000 To the Artillery School at Fort Monroe, Virginia. ......

3,000 To the Cavalry and Light Artillery School at Fort Riley, Kansas.. 2,500

8,500 ELIHU ROOT,

Secretary of War. BY COMMAND OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL MILES:

H. C. CORBIN,

450 500 250 450 150 250 500

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