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The provision contained in section 13 of an act approved March

3, 1899, entitled "An act to reorganize and increase the efficiency of the personnel of the Navy and Marine Corps of the United States," reading as follows: "* Provided, That such officers when on shore shall receive the allowances, but fifteen per centum less pay than when on sea duty; but this provision shall not apply to warrant officers commissioned under section twelve of this act,"

is repealed .. All chaplains now in the Navy above the grade of lieutenant shall

receive the pay and allowances of lieutenant-commander in the Navy according to length of service under the provisions of law for that rank, and all chaplains now in the Navy in the grade of lieutenant shall receive their present sea pay when on shore duty: Provided, That naval chaplains hereafter appointed shall have the rank, pay, and allowances of lieutenant (junior grade) in the Navy until they shall have completed seven years of service, when they shall have the rank, pay, and allowances of lieutenant in the Navy; and lieutenants shall be promoted, whenever vacancies occur, to the grade of lieutenant-commander, which shall consist of five numbers, and when so promoted shall receive the rank,

pay, and allowances of lieutenant-commander in the Navy.. The allowances of civil engineers and professors of mathematics in

the Navy shall be the same as are or may be provided by or in pursuance of law for naval constructors, and the allowances of assistant civil engineers the same as for assistant naval construct

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Any officer of the Marine Corps below the grade of brigadier-gen

eral who served with credit as an officer or as an enlisted man in
the regular or volunteer forces during the civil war prior to April
9, 1865, otherwise than as a cadet, and whose name is borne on
the official register of the Marine Corps, and who has heretofore
been, or may hereafter be, retired on account of wounds or
disability incident to the service, or on account of age or after
forty years' service, may, in the discretion of the President, by
and with the advice and consent of the Senate, be placed on the
retired list of the Marine Corps with the rank and retired pay of
one grade above that actually held by him at the time of retire-
ment: Provided, That this provision shall not apply to any officer
who received an advance of grade since the date of his retirement
or who has been restored to the Marine Corps and placed on the
retired list by virtue of the provisions of a special act of Congress..

Total, Naval Establishment, specific...

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INDIAN DEPARTMENT.

(By the Indian appropriation act, pp. 104 to 163, inclusive.) Superintendent of Sherman Institute at Riverside, Cal., from $2,000

to $2,250... Superintendent of Indian school, Shoshone Reservation, Wyo., from

$1,500 to $1,800

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300.00

OFFICES THE SALARIES OF WHICH HAVE BEEN INCREASED AND REDUCED, ETC.-Con.

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The compensation of Indian police officers is increased from $15

per month each, and of privates from $10 per month each, for
1906, to $25 and $20 per month each, respectively, for 1907..
The compensation of matrons to teach Indian girls in house-

keeping and other household duties, is reduced from $70 per
month each for 1906, to $60 per month each for 1907

Total, Indian Department, specific...

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POSTAL SERVICE.

(By the Post-Office appropriation act, pp. 271 to 282, inclusive.)

POST-OFFICE INSPECTORS.

Inspectors in charge of divisions, from $2,500 to $3,000 each.... 10 5,000.00

Grand total, offices the salaries of which have been spe

cifically increased and the amount of such increase 598 378,555.00
Grand total, offices the salaries of which have been spe-
cifically reduced, and the amount of such reduction....

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VI.-AMOUNT OF CONTRACTS AUTHORIZED BY APPROPRIATION ACTS IN ADDITION

TO APPROPRIATIONS MADE THEREIN.

By the army act:

For the construction of buildings on the mili

tary reservation at Fort Mason, Cal., for a
general depot for the supply departments of
the United States Army, and the necessary
storehouses, offices, shops, stables, sheds, power
houses, quarters, and other buildings, together
with wharves for the accommodation of at
least four ships of the army transport service,
including the preparation of the ground for
building sites, the acquisition by condemnation
proceedings of the submerged lands needed for
wharves, the construction of roads, walks, and
drainage, and for the installation of sewerage,
water-supply, and electric-light systems, within
the limit of cost of $1,500,000, in addition to
the appropriation of $750,000 therefor, a con-

tract is authorized for (p. 51).. By the District of Columbia act:

For site for and toward the construction of one

8-room school building in Anacostia (eighth
division) to relieve the Van Buren School, within
the limit of cost of $60,000, in addition to the
appropriation of $40,000 therefor, a contract is

authorized for (p. 84).
For site for and toward the construction of one

8-room school building to relieve the McCor-
mick School, within the limit of cost of $60,000,
in addition to the appropriation of $10,000
therefor, a contract is authorized for (p. 84)..

$750,000.00

$20,000.00

20, 000. 00

40, 000. 00

By the Military Academy act:

For completing the necessary improvements at

the United States Military Academy at West
Point, N. Y., in accordance with the general
plan approved by the Secretary of War, in
addition to the contracts of $5,500,000 pre-
viously authorized, contracts are authorized
for (p. 236) ..

1, 700, 000.00

2,250,000.00

By the naval act:

For constructing three torpedo-boat destroyers

to cost, exclusive of armament, not to exceed
$750,000 each, contracts are authorized for

(p. 266)...
For construction or purchase, in the discretion of

the Secretary of the Navy, of subsurface or
submarine torpedo boats, within the limit of
cost of $1,000,000, in addition to the appropria-
tion of $500,000 therefor, a contract is author-
ized for (p. 267)---

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$75,000.00

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By the sundry civil act:

For constructing an addition to the post-office at

Baltimore, Md., within the limit of cost of $150,000, in addition to the appropriation of $75,000 therefor, a contract is authorized for

(p. 283) For constructing a first-class ocean-going tug for

service in saving life and property in the vicinity of the North Pacific coast of the United States, and the equipment of the same with wireless-telegraph apparatus, surfboats, and such other life and property saving appliances as may be deemed useful in assisting vessels and rescuing persons and property from the perils of the sea, said vessel to cooperate with the lifesaving station at or near Neah Bay, within the limit of cost of $170,000, in addition to the appropriation of $100,000 therefor, a contract is au

70,000.00

150,000.00

thorized for (p. 289) .. For constructing a steam vessel specially fitted for

and adapted to service at sea in bad weather, for the purpose of blowing up or otherwise destroying or towing into port wrecks, derelicts, and other floating dangers to navigation, said vessel to be operated and maintained by the RevenueCutter Service under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, within the limit of cost of $250,000, in addition to the appropriation of $100,000 therefor, a contract

is authorized for (p. 289). . For constructing a light-vessel to be placed off

Nantucket Shoals, Mass., within the limit of cost of $115,000, in addition to the appropriation of $50,000 therefor, a contract is authorized for

(p. 296). For constructing a light-vessel for the sea entrance

to Ambrose Channel, New York Bay, within the limit of cost of $115,000, in addition to the appropriation of $50,000 therefor, a contract is

authorized for (p. 297) For establishing a light-house on Staten Island,

N. Y., and raising West Bank light, within the limit of cost of $100,000, in addition to the appropriation of $50,000 therefor, a contract is author

ized for (p. 297) For constructing a light and fog signal station on

the south end of the break water, harbor of refuge, Milwaukee, Wis., within the limit of cost of $100,000, in addition to the appropriation of $50,000 therefor, a contract is authorized

for (p. 297) For constructing a light and fog-signal station on

Rock of Ages, Lake Superior, within the limit of cost of $100,000, in addition to the appropriation of $50,000 therefor, a contract is

authorized for (p. 297) For constructing a steam tender for use of the

light-house engineer of the twelfth light-house district, within the limit of cost of $150,000, in addition to the appropriation of $50,000 therefor, a contract is authorized for (p. 297)

65, 000.00

65,000.00

50,000.00

50,000.00

50, 000. 00

100,000.00

$80,000.00

By the sundry civil actContinued.

For construction of a light-vessel for use off the

mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon, within
the limit of cost of $130,000, in addition to
the appropriation of $50,000 therefor, a con-

tract is authorized for (p. 298)..
For constructing a light and fog-signal station at

Hinchinbrook entrance, Prince William Sound,
Alaska, within the limit of cost of $125,000, in
addition to the appropriation of $25,000 there-

for, a contract is authorized for (p. 298)..... For the construction of new buildings to replace

the main building of the Reform School, Dis-
trict of Columbia, within the limit of cost of
$100,000, in addition to the appropriation of
$50,000 therefor, a contract is authorized for
(p. 338).

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By the deficiency act:

For constructing a light vessel to be placed near

the entrance to Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts,
within the limit of cost of $115,000, in addition
to the appropriation of $50,000 therefor, a con-

tract is authorized for (p. 381)
For constructing a light and fog signal at Miah

Maul Shoal, Delaware River, within the limit
of cost of $75,000, in addition to the appropria-
tion of $40,000 therefor, a contract is author-

ized for p. 381)
For constructing a light and fog signal station on

the Joe Flogger Shoal, Delaware River, within
the limit of cost of $75,000, in addition to the
appropriation of $40,000 therefor, a contract is

authorized for (p. 381).
For constructing a light and fog signal station at

Ragged Point, Potomac River, within the limit
of cost of $30,000, in addition to the appropria
tion of $15,000 therefor, a contract is authorized

for (p. 381).
For constructing a light vessel, to be placed off

Martins Reef, northwest end of Lake Huron,
Michigan, within the limit of cost of $45,000, in
addition to theappropriation of $25,000 therefor,

a contract is authorized for (p. 381).
For constructing a light and fog signal station

near Point Cabrillo, California, within the limit
of cost of $50,000, in addition to the appropria-
tion of $25,000 therefor, a contract is authorized

for (p. 381)
For constructing a new tender for inspection

15, 000.00

20,000.00

service in the thirteenth light-house district, within the limit of cost of $110,000 in addition to the appropriation of $35,000 therefor, a contract is authorized for (p. 382)..

25,000.00

75,000.00

270, 000.00

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