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Improving harbor at Sheboygan, Wisconsin: Continuing improvement, fifteen thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Ashland, Wisconsin: Continuing improvement on tho enlarged project, sixty thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Two Rivers, Wisconsin: Continuing improvement, two thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving harbor at Duluth, Minnesota: Continuing improvement, eighty thousand dollars; of which sum one-half shall be expended on the harbor basin and new channel east of Rice's Point, and in the preservation and maintenance of the canal and piers at the harbor entrance, and in the purchase of a steam launch; and the other half of said sum shall be expended on the channel west of Rice's Point, and from thence along the northern shore of Saint Louis Bay to Grassy Point; and the Government of the United States hereby accepts from the city of Duluth the grant and conveyance made by said city, by deed dated January ninth, eighteen hundred and eightyeight, of the following described real estate, to wit: All the tract or parcel of land lying and being in the county of Saint Louis and State of Minnesota described as follows, to wit: Lots two hundred and forty-seven, two hundred and forty-eight, two hundred and forty-nine, two hundred and fifty, two hundred and fifty-one, two hundred and fifty-two, two hundred and fifty-three, two hundred and fifty-four, two hundred and fifty-five, two hundred and fifty-six, two hundred and fifty-seven, two hundred and fifty-eight, two hundred and fifty-nine, and two hundred and sixty Minnesota avenue, Upper Duluth, the same being the ground on which is located the canal entrance and piers to the harbor of Duluth.

Improving harbor at Grand Marais, Minnesota: Continuing im-provement, fifteen thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Agate Bay, Minnesota: Continuing improve-ment, fifteen thousand dollars.

Improving harbor and bay at Humboldt, California: Continuing improvement, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That no part of said sum shall be expended until the twelve acres of land necessary to said improvement shall have been conveyed to the United States free of expense, and such conveyance has been approved by the Secretary of War, after the Attorney-General of the United States shall have certified to the Secretary of War that the title is perfect.

Improving harbor at Oakland, California: Continuing improvement, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars; which sum, or any part thereof, may be used in the discretion of the Secretary of War, on the training walls and channel.

Improving harbor at Red Wood, California : To complete, seven thousand four hundred dollars.

Improving harbor at Wilmington, California: Continuing improvement, ninety thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at San Diego, California : For repairs, one thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at San Luis Obispo, California, by the construction of a breakwater on the reef to the plane of mean low water, according to the plan of W. H. Benyaurd, major of engineers, dated January twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, twentyfive thousand dollars.

Improving entrance to harbor at Coos Bay, Oregon: Continuing improvement, fifty thousand dollars.

Improving harbor at Yaquina Bay, Oregon: Continuing improvement, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

Improving Tillamook Bay and Bar, Oregon, five thousand two hundred dollars.

Improving Lubec Channel, Maine: Continuing improvement, twenty thousand dollars.

Improving Penobscot River, Maine: Continuing improvement, fifty thousand dollars ; twenty thousand dollars of which sum to be expended between Bangor and Crosby's Narrows, and thirty thousand dollars between Bucksport and Winterport, according to the last plan of the engineer in charge if approved by the Secretary of War.

Improving Narragaugus River, Maine: Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Saco River, Maine: Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Bagaduce River, Maine, three thousand dollars. Improving Kennebec River, Maine, seventy-five thousand dollars. Improving Moose-a-Bec Bar, Maine: Continuing improvement, fifteen thousand dollars.

Improving Cocheco River, New Hampshire: To complete, nine thousand dollars.

Improving Bellamy River, New Hampshire, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Otter Creek, Vermont: Continuing improvement, two thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving Ipswich River, Massachusetts, two thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving Powow River, Massachusetts, for dredging, three thousand dollars: Provided, That this sum shall not be expended until the towns of Amesbury and Salisbury, or either of them, shall have caused such a draw to be placed in the present bridge over said river, as may be approved by the Secretary of War.

Improving Pawtucket River, Rhode Island : Continuing improvement, thirty-five thousand dollars.

Improving Providence River and Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island: Continuing improvement, forty thousand

dollars. For removing Green Jacket Shoal, Providence River, Rhode Island: Continuing improvement, twenty-eight thousand dollars.

Improving Pawcatuck River, Rhode Island: Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Connecticut River below Hartford, Connecticut : Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Housatonic River, Connecticut, thirty-five thousand dollars; twenty-five thousand dollars of which may be expended in commencing the construction of a breakwater at the mouth of said river.

Improving Thames River, Connecticut: Continuing improvement, fifty thousand dollars, which may be expended at any point between Norwich and New London.

Improving East Chester Creek, New York: Continuing improvement, five thousand dollars.

Improving Hudson River, New York : Continuing improvement, seventy-five thousand dollars; of which ten thousand dollars may be used in dredging and otherwise deepening and improving the harbor at Peekskill.

Improving Newtown Creek and Bay, New York: Continuing improvement, twenty-five thousand dollars, a portion of which may, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, be applied to the improvement of the west branch of Newtown Creek.

Improving Ticonderoga River, New York: Continuing improvement, two thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving Harlem River, New York, seventy thousand dollars.

Improving East River and Hell Gate, New York: Removing obstructions, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

Improving Narrows at Lake Champlain, New York, from Benson, Vermont, to canal locks at Whitehall, New York, fifteen thousand dollars.

Improving Grass River at Massena, New York: The Secretary of War is authorized and directed to expend the balance remaining on hand of the sum heretofore appropriated in dredging operations according to the original plan.

Improving Maurice River, New Jersey : Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Passaic River, New Jersey : Continuing improvement, thirty-five thousand dollars; of which seven thousand five hundred dollars are to be used to complete improvement above Newark.

Improving Raritan River, New Jersey: Continuing improvement, fifty thousand dollars.

Improving Shrewsbury River, New Jersey: Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars.

Improving South River, New Jersey: Continuing improvement, five thousand dollars.

Improving Allegheny River, Pennsylvania: Continuing improvement, twenty-five thousand dollars.

Improving Schuylkill River, Pennsylvania: Continuing improvement, twenty-five thousand dollars.

Improving Delaware River, Pennsylvania and New Jersey: Continuing improvement from Trenton to its mouth, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars; of which ten thousand dollars is to be expended upon said river and its tidal tributaries between Cooper's Creek and Trenton.

For continuation of construction of the dam at Herr's Island, in the Allegheny River, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, thirty-five thousand dollars; and the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to purchase the lands required for said dam and its appurtenances, or, at his discretion, to cause suit to be instituted for the condemnation of such lands as may be necessary therefor; and said sum of thirtyfive thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby made available for paying for said lands, whether procured by purchase

or by condemnation, as authorized by the act of the legislature of Pennsylvania approved May eighteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven.

Improving Saint Jones River, Delaware: Continuing improvement, fifteen thousand dollars.

Improving Duck Creek, Delaware, by dredging, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Mispillion Creek, Delaware: To complete from Milford to its mouth, three thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving Broadkiln River, Delaware: Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Broad Creek, Delaware: Continuing improvement, five thousand dollars.

Improving Choptank River, Maryland: Continuing improvement, seven thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving Corsica River, Maryland: Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Susquehanna River, Maryland and Pennsylvania: Continuing improvement, ten thousand dollars, to be expended above the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad bridge.

Improving Fairlee Creek or Inlet, Maryland, five thousand dollars. Improving Patuxent River, Maryland, five thousand dollars.

Improving Potomac River at Washington: Continuing improvement, three hundred thousand dollars.

Improving Appomattox River, Virginia: Continuing improvement, fifteen thousand dollars; and the Chief of Engineers is directed to cause to be examined and surveyed, and the cost estimated, for diverting the water of the river above the harbor at Petersburgh to the old North Channel, and report upon the same.

Improving Chickahominy River, Virginia: Continuing improve; ment, two thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving James River, Virginia: Continuing improvement below Richmond, two hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.

Improving Mattaponi River, Virginia: Continuing improvement, three thousand dollars.

Improving channel at Mount Vernon: Continuing improvement, six thousand dollars.

Improving Nomini Creek, Virginia: Continuing improvement, fivethousand dollars.

Improving Pamunky River, Virginia: Continuing improvement, three thousand dollars. - Improving Rappa hannock River, Virginia: Continuing improvement, fifteen thousand dollars; of which three thousand dollars may, in the discretion of the Secretary of War, be used in continuing the improvement of Urbana Creek, a tidal tributary thereof.

Improving Staunton River, Virginia: Continuing improvement, five thousand dollars.

Improving York River, Virginia: Continuing improvement, thirty thousand dollars.

Improving, by dredging and otherwise, the inland water-way, from Chincoteague Bay, Virginia, to Delaware Bay, at or near Lewes, Delaware, to be used from Chincoteague Bay to Indian River Bay: Continuing improvement, fifty thousand dollars, no part of which shall be expended until the right of way is secured free of cost to the United States.

Improving Nansemond River, Virginia, including the mouths of Bennett and Chuckatuck Creeks, ten thousand dollars.

Improving Big Sandy River, West Virginia and Kentucky: Continuing improvement, thirty-one thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving Elk River, West Virginia: Continuing improvement, three thousand dollars.

Improving Buckhannon River, West Virginia: Continuing improvement, one thousand five hundred dollars.

Improving Great Kanawha River, West Virginia: Continuing improvement, three hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

Improving Guyandotte River, West Virginia: Continuing improvement, two thousand dollars.

Improving Little Kanawha River, West Virginia: Continuing improvement, twenty-five thousand dollars; but no toll shall be collected by any person or corporation for this improved navigation; and such right, if any exist, shall be relinquished in a manner satisfactory to the Secretary of War before the expenditure of any of the money herein appropriated for this work.

Improving Monongabela River, West Virginia: To complete dam number eight, thirty-five thousand dollars; and for continuing improvements.

The Secretary of War be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to negotiate for and purchase, at a cost not to exceed one hundred and sixty-one thousand seven hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirteen cents, lock and dam number seven, otherwise known as the Upper Lock and Dam," and its appurtenances, of the Monongahela Navigation Company, a corporation organized under the laws of Pennsylvania, which lock and dam number seven and its appurtenances constitute a part of the improvements in water communication in the Monongahela River, between Pittsburgh, in the State of Pennsylvania, and a point at or near Morgantown, in the State of West Virginia. And the sum of one hundred and sixty-one thousand seven hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirteen cents, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for consummating said purchase, the same to be paid on the warrant of the Secretary of War, upon full and absolute conveyance to the United States of the said lock and dam number seven, and its appurtenances, of the said Monongahela Navigation Company.

In the event of the inability of the Secretary of War to make voluntary purchase of said lock and dam number seven and its appurtenances for said sum of one hundred and sixty-one thousand seven hundred and thirty-three dollars and thirteen cents, or a less sum, then the Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to institute and carry to completion proceedings for the condemnation of said lock and dam number seven and its appurtenances, said condemnation proceedings to be as prescribed and regulated by the provisions of the general railroad law of Pennsylvania, approved February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and forty-nine, and its supplements, except that the United States shall not be required to give any bond, and except that jurisdiction of said proceedings is hereby given to the circuit court of the United States for the western district of Pennsylvania, with right of appeal by either party to the Supreme Court of the United States: Provided, That in estimating the sum to be paid by the United States, the franchise of said corporation to collect tolls shall not be considered or estimated; and the sum of five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay the necessary costs of said condemnation proceedings; and upon final judgment being entered therein the Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to draw his warrant on the Treasury for the amount of said judgment and costs, and said amount for the payment thereof is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. And when said lock and dam number seven and its appurtenances shall have been acquired by the United States, whether by purchase or condemnation, the Secretary of War shall take charge thereof, and the same shall thereafter be subject to the provisions of section four of an act entitled "An act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation for certain public work on rivers and

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