Annual Report of the Secretary of War

Portada
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1892
 

Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario

No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.

Otras ediciones - Ver todas

Términos y frases comunes

Pasajes populares

Página 411 - All purchases and contracts for supplies or services, in any of the Departments of the Government, except for personal services, shall be made by advertising a sufficient time previously for proposals respecting the same, when the public exigencies do not require the immediate delivery of the articles, or performance of the service.
Página 4 - Officer is charged with the supervision of all military signal duties, and of books, papers, and devices connected therewith, including telegraph and telephone apparatus and the necessary meteorological instruments for use on target ranges and other military uses; the construction, repair, and operation of military telegraph lines and cables, and the duty of collecting and transmitting information for the Army by telegraph or otherwise, and all other duties usually pertaining to military signaling.
Página 4 - That the Chief Signal Officer shall have charge, under the direction of the Secretary of War, of all military signal duties, and of books, papers, and devices connected therewith, including telegraph and telephone apparatus and the necessary meteorological instruments for use on target ranges, and...
Página 33 - An Act to increase the efficiency and reduce the expense of the Signal Corps of the Army, and to transfer the Weather Service to the Department of Agriculture...
Página 237 - The maximum discharge, in any normal rise, occurs when the has reached a point a few inches below the highest point attained. 4. If, when a freshet has culminated, and the water either comes to a stand or begins to fall, a second rise occurs, it will cause the surface to rise considerably higher than would have been the case had the same volume passed without a previous diminution of supply. For instance, in the flood of 1851 the Mississippi, at Red River Landing, attained a certain stage, with a...
Página 286 - Service of this Commonwealth for the purpose of increasing the efficiency of the United States Signal Service by disseminating more speedily and thoroughly the weather forecasts, storm and frost warnings for the benefit of the citizens of this State, and for the purpose of establishing and maintaining in each county thereof meteorological stations for the collection of climatic data, and making an appropriation therefor...
Página 329 - Charts showing the isobars, isotherms and winds in the United States for each month from January, 1871, to December, 1873.
Página 190 - City, which reached to the store doors on the north side of Pennsylvania avenue, between Ninth and Tenth streets, was 3.3 feet higher than the high water of November 26, 1877.
Página 17 - III. Stages of Water at Miscellaneous River Stations in California, Oregon, North Carolina, etc., 1875 to 1889. DAILY...
Página 386 - MANUAL OF SIGNALS, for the Use of Signal Officers in the Field, and for Military and Naval Students, Military Schools, etc. A new edition, enlarged and illustrated. By Brig.

Información bibliográfica