Report of the Chief of Engineers U.S. Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1910

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Page 2808 - On the starboard side a green light so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of...
Page 2825 - That before any money shall be expended in the construction or test of any gun, gun carriage, ammunition, or implements under the supervision of the said Board, the Board shall be satisfied, after due inquiry, that the Government of the United States has a lawful right to use the inventions involved in the construction of such gun...
Page 2809 - The motor boat shall be liable for the said penalty and may be seized and proceeded against, by way of libel, in the district court of the United States for any district within which such vessel may be found.
Page 2860 - Provided, That the Secretary of War may enter into a contract or contracts for such materials and work as may be necessary to prosecute the said project, to be paid for as appropriations may from time to time be made by law, not to exceed in the aggregate $2,500,000, exclusive of the amounts herein and heretofore appropriated.
Page 2829 - That the following sums of 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...
Page 2809 - 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.
Page 2915 - 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 2821 - The persons owning or operating any such bridge shall maintain, at their own expense, such lights and other signals thereon as the Secretary of Commerce and Labor shall prescribe.
Page 2934 - Nearly one-half of this is in the Upper Tensas levee district. High water. — In the absence of what is usually considered high water this year, the levees have sustained no damage on this account and no high-water protection has been necessary. The highest gauge readings of this year at selected stations, comprising mainly those at the mouths of the larger tributaries, are given in the following table. It will be noticed that the slopes of the last two years differ materially from those of the...
Page 2819 - That such structures may be built under authority of the Legislature of a State across rivers and other waterways, the navigable portions of which lie wholly within the limits of a single State, provided the location and plans, thereof are submitted to and approved by the Chief of Engineers and by the Secretary of War...

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