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Torpedo-station, Newport, Rhode Island: For one chemist, at two Torpedo-station. thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, at one thousand two hundred dollars; one draughtsman, at one thousand five hundred dollars; in all, twenty-four thousand five hundred and twenty-five dollars. And no other fund appropriated by this act shall be used in payment for such service.

TORPEDO CORPS: For labor, material, freight, and express charges; Torpedo Corps. general care of and repairs to grounds, buildings, wharves; boats; instruction; instruments, tools, furniture, experiments, and general torpedo outfits, fifty thousand dollars; New landing stage, seven hundred dollars; Completing repairs to sea-wall, two thousand dollars; Quarters for surgeon, eight thousand dollars;

For correcting the sanitary condition of the cottages used as quarters at the station, five thousand dollars; in all, sixty-five thousand seven hundred dollars.

BUREAU OF EQUIPMENT AND RECRUITING.

Bureau of Equip. ment and Recruiting.

sels.

EQUIPMENT OF VESSELS: For coal for steamers' and ships' use, in- Equipment of vescluding expenses of transportation, storage, and handling; hemp, wire, and other materials for the manufacture of rope and cordage; iron for the manufacture of anchors, cables, galleys, and chains; canvas for the manufacture of sails, awnings, bags, and hammocks; water for steam-launches; heating apparatus for receiving-ships; and for the purchase of all other articles of equipment at home and abroad, and for the payment of labor in equipping vessels and manufacture of equipment articles in the several navy-yards, six hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.

TRANSPORTATION AND RECRUITING: For expenses of recruiting for Recruiting. the naval service, rent of rendezvous and expenses of maintaining the same, advertising for men and boys, and all other expenses attending the recruiting for the naval service and for the transportation of enlisted men and boys at home and abroad, thirty thousand

dollars. :

CONTINGENT, BUREAU OF EQUIPMENT AND RECRUITING: For extra Contingent. expenses of training-ships, freight and transportation of equipment stores, printing, advertising, telegraphing, books and models, postage on letters sent abroad, ferriage, ice, apprehension of deserters and stragglers, continuous-service certificates, good-conduct badges, and libraries for enlisted men, school-books for training-ships, medals for boys, and emergencies arising under cognizance of the Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting unforeseen and impossible to classify, fifteen thousand dollars.

NAVAL TRAINING-STATION, COASTERS' HARBOR ISLAND, RHODE Training-station. ISLAND (for apprentices): For dredging channels, repairs to main causeway, roads, and grounds, extending sea-wall, and the employment of such labor as may be necessiry for the proper care and preservation of the same; for repairs and improvements on buildings; heating, lighting, and furniture for same; books and stationery, freight, and other contingent expenses; purchase of food, and maintenance of live-stock and mail-wagon, and attendance on same; fourteen thousand dollars. CIVIL ESTABLISHMENT, BUREAU OF EQUIPMENT AND RECRUITING: Civil establishment.

Portsmouth, Navy-yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire: For one clerk, at one thousand two hundred dollars;

Navy-yard, Boston, Massachusetts: For one superintendent of rope- Boston. walk, at one thousand eight hundred and seventy-five dollars; one clerk, at one thousand four hundred dollars; one clerk, at one thousand three hundred dollars; one writer, at nine hundred and fifty dollars;

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New York.

League Island.

Norfolk.

Navy-yard, New York: For one clerk, at one thousand two hundred dollars;

Navy-yard, League Island, Pennsylvania: For one clerk, at one thousand two hundred dollars;

Navy-yard, Norfolk, Virginia: For one clerk, at one thousand two hundred dollars;

Navy-yard, Mare Island, California: For one clerk, at one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, eleven thousand five hundred and twenty-five dollars. And no other fund appropriated by this act shall be used in payment for such services.

Mare Island.

Bureau of Yards

BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS. and Docks.

General mainte. MAINTENANCE OF YARDS AND Docks: For general maintenance of nance.

yards and docks, namely: For freight and transportation of materials and stores; books, maps, models, and drawings; purchase and repair of fire-engines; machinery; repairs on steam fire-engines and attendance on the same; purchase and maintenance of oxen and horses, and driving teams; carts and timber-wheels, and all vehicles for use in the navy-yards, and tools and repairs of the same; postage on letters and other mailable matter on public service sent to foreign countries, and telegrams; stationery;furniture for Government houses and offices in the navy-yards; coal and other fuel; candles, oil, and gas; cleaning and clearing up yards and care of buildings; attendance on fires, lights, fire-engines, and apparatus; for incidental labor at navy-yards; water-tax and tolls and ferriage; rent of four officers' quarters at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; for pay of watchmen in navy-yards, and for awnings and packing-boxes, and advertising for yards and docks

purposes, one hundred and sixty-five thousand dollars. Public works at na PUBLIC WORKS.-Navy-yards and Stations: vy-yards. Boston,

Navy-yard, Boston, Massachusetts: Water-pipes and laying of

same, thirty-two thousand dollars. ' New York.

Navy-yard, Brooklyn, New York: Repairs to building on cob-dock now used as recreation hall by enlisted men, five thousand dollars; boiler-shop and wing to machine-shop, sixty-eight thousand three hundred and forty dollars and forty-seven cents; one building for quarters for civil engineer, ten thousand dollars; reconstructing building number seven, partially destroyed by fire in January, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, sixty thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and forty-three thousand three hundred and forty dollars and

forty-seven cents. League Island, Navy-yard, League Island, Pennsylvania: For repairs and im

provement of grounds and construction of protection wall, seventyfive thousand dollars; for one timber dry-dock, the contract price for the full completion of which shall not exceed the amount herein appropriated, five hundred and fifty thousand dollars; in all, six hundred

and twenty-five thousand dollars. Washington,

Navy-yard, Washington, District of Columbia: For the better protection of the public property at the navy-yard, Washington, District of Columbia; from danger from fire by means of electric fire alarms, time signals and watchman detectors, one thousand dollars.

Navy-yard, Norfolk, Virginia: Iron and steel shop, seventy-five thousand dollars; railroad extension, ten thousand dollars; boilershop extension, fourteen thousand four hundred and eighty-eight dollars; water system, fifteen thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and fourteen thousand four hundred and eighty-eight dollars.

Navy-yard, Mare Island, California: Finishing boiler and machineshop, four thousand two hundred dollars; extending wharf from coal. house to foundry, thirty thousand dollars; crane scow, seven thousand dollars; pile-driver, five thousand dollars; twelve-ton swinging crane, four thousand dollars; mud scow, four thousand five hundred dollars; in all, fifty-four thousand seven hundred dollars.

Norfolk.

Mare Island.

Naval station, Port Royal, South Carolina: Fencing, two hundred Port Royal. and twenty-eight dollars; artesian well, one thousand dollars; boathouse, four hundred dollars; in all, one thousand six hundred and twenty-eight dollars. For the expenses of a commission of three officers, to be appointed Commission to lo

"cate yard on Gulf or by the Secretary of the Navy, to report as to the most desirable location South Atlantic coast. on or near the coast of the Gulf of Mexico and the south Atlantic coast for navy-yards and dry docks and for the expenses of sounding and surveying and estimating expenses, fifteen thousand dollars. And the Commission to lo

cate yard on North Secretary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, required to appoint a Pacific coast. commission composed of three competent naval officers, whose duty it shall be to examine the coast north of the forty-second parallel of north latitude, in the State of Oregon and Territories of Washington and Alaska, and select a suitable site, having due regard to the commercial and naval necessities of that coast, for a navy-yard and docks; and having selected such site, shall, if upon private lands, estimate its value and ascertain the price for which it can be purchased, and of their proceedings and action make full and detailed report to the Report. Secretary of the Navy; and the Secretary of the Navy shall transmit such report, with his recommendations, to Congress. That to defray the expenses of such commission the sum of five thousand dollars of the above amount, or as much thereof as may be necessary, may be used.

Adjustable stern-dock: For one adjustable stern-dock, to be con- Adjustable stern. structed at such place as the Secretary of the Navy may determine, thirty thousand dollars.

For repairs and preservation' at navy-yards and stations, three Repairs. hundred thousand dollars.

dock.

New Naval Observa. tory.

NEW NAVAL OBSERVATORY. New Naval Observatory: For continuing the erection of the new Continuing erection. Naval Observatory and necessary buildings upon the site purchased under the act of Congress approved February fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty (twenty-one Statutes, page sixty-four), fifty thousand Vol. 21, p. 64. dollars : Provided, That the work upon the domes, piers, transit Proviso, shutters and floors of the observing rooms, and the necessary elevators in the building, and the fittings of the library and of the temperature room may be done by the Secretary of the Navy without contract, or in such manner as he shall deem most advantageous to the Government, but the total cost of said observatory, including the aforesaid items, shall not exceed the limit of four hundred thousand dollars fixed by the act making appropriations for the naval service, Vol. 24, p. 585. approved March third, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven.

Total Public Works under Navy Department, one million three hundred and sixty-seven thousand one hundred and fifty-six dollars and forty-seven cents.

CONTINGENT BUREAU OF YARDS AND Docks: For contingent ex Contingent. penses that may arise at navy-yards and stations, twenty thousand dollars.

CIVIL ESTABLISHMENT, BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS: Navy- Civil establishment, yard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire: For one clerk, at one thousand four hundred dollars; one mail-messenger, at six hundred dollars per annum; one messenger, at six hundred dollars per annum; one foreman laborer at four dollars per diem; one janitor, six hundred dollars; one pilot, at three dollars per diem;

Navy-yard, Boston, Massachusetts: For one clerk, at one thou- Boston. sand four hundred dollars; one foreman-laborer, at four dollars per diem; one messenger to commandant, at one dollar and seventy-six cents per diem; one messenger, at one dollar and seventy-six cents per diem; one mail-messenger, six hundred dollars per annum;

Portsmouth.

Pensacola.

New York,

Navy-yard, Brooklyn, New York: For one clerk, at one thousand four hundred dollars; one writer, at one thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-five cents; one foreman-laborer, at four dollars and fifty cents per diem; one mail-messenger, at six hundred dollars per annum; one messenger to commandant, at two dollars and fifty cents per diem; one messenger to captain, at two dollars and twenty-five cents per diem; one draughtsman, at five dollars per diem; one superintendent of teams or quarterman, at four dollars

per diem; ong messenger to civil engineer, at two dollars per diem; League Island. · Navy-yard, League Island, Pennsylvania; one clerk, at one thou

sand four hundred dollars; one messenger, at one dollar and seventy-six cents per diem; one foreman-laborer, at four dollars per

diem; Washington.

Navy-yard. Washington, District of Columbia: For one clerk, at one thousand four hundred dollars; one messenger, at one dollar and seventy-six cents per diem; one foreman-laborer, at four dollars per

diem Norfolk.

Navy-yard, Norfolk, Virginia: For one clerk, at one thousand four hundred dollars; one writer, at one thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-five cents; one foreman-laborer, at four dollars per diem; three messengers, at two dollars per diem each; one pilot, at two dollars and twenty-six cents per diem;

Navy-yard, Pensacola, Florida: For one clerk, at one thousand two hundred dollars; one mail messenger, at six hundred dollars per

annum; Mare Island.

Navy-yard, Mare Island, California : For one clerk, at one thousand four hundred dollars; one writer, at one thousand and seventeen dollars and twenty-five cents; one foreman-mason, at six dollars per diem; one foreman-laborer, at five dollars and fifty cents per diem; one pilot, at four dollars and eighty cents per diem; one draughtsman, at five dollars per diem; one mail-messenger, at two dollars and seventy-four cents per diem; one messenger, at two dollars and twenty cents per diem; one messenger and lamp-lighter, at two dollars and twenty cents per diem; one bell-ringer, at two dol

lars and twenty-six cents per diem; Sackett's Harbor. Naval-station, Sackett's Harbor: For one ship-keeper, at one dollar

per diem; in all, forty-six thousand five hundred and eighty-seven dollars and twenty-three cents.

And no other fund appropriated by this act shall be used in pay

ment for such services. Naval Asylum, Phil- NAVAL ASYLUM, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: For one superadelphia Expenses.

intendent, at six hundred dollars; one steward, at four hundred and eighty dollars; one matron, at three hundred and sixty dollars; one chief cook, at two hundred and forty dollars; two assistant cooks, at one hundred and sixty-eight dollars each; one chief laundress, at one hundred and ninety-two dollars; six laundresses, at one hundred and sixty-eight dollars each; four scrubbers, at one hundred and sixtyeight dollars each; eight waiters, at one hundred and sixty-eight dollars each; six laborers, at two hundred and forty dollars each; one stable-keeper and driver, at three hundred and sixty doilars; one master-at-arms, at four hundred and eighty dollars; two house corporals, at three hundred dollars each; one barber, at three hundred and sixty dollars; one carpenter, at eight hundred and forty-five dollars.

Water-rent and gas, one thousand eight hundred dollars; cemetery, burial expenses, and headstones, three hundred and fifty dollars; improvement of grounds, five hundred dollars; repairs to buildings, furnaces, grates, ranges, furniture, and repairs of furniture, four

thousand five hundred dollars; music in chapel, six hundred dollars; Support of inmates, Transportation of indigent and destitute beneficiaries to the Naval etc.,

Asylum, five hundred dollars; erecting brick building for kitchen, laundry, and dormitories, for female employees, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars ; removing range and laundry machinery to same, four hundred dollars; fitting up bath-rooms for beneficiaries, eight hundred dollars; support of beneficiaries, forty-six thousand one hundred dollars; in all, eighty-two thousand three hundred and sixty-seven dollars, which sum shall be paid out of the income from the naval pension fund.

ries.

BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY.

Bureau of Medicine

and Surgery MEDICAL DEPARTMENT: For surgeons' necessaries for vessels in Surgeons' necessacommission, navy-yards, naval-stations, Marine Corps, and Coast Survey, and for the civil establishment at the several naval hospitals, navy-yards, naval laboratory, museum of hygiene, and Naval Academy, fifty-seven thousand five hundred dollars.

NAVAL-HOSPITAĻ FUND: For maintenance of the naval hospitals Naval hospitals. at the various navy-yards and stations, twenty thousand dollars.

CONTINGENT, BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY: For freight Contingent. or expressage on medical stores, toll, ferriages, transportation of sick and insane patients; care, transportation, and burial of the dead; advertising; telegraphing; rent of telephones; purchase of books and stationery; binding of unbound books and pamphlets, postage and purchase of stamps for foreign service; expenses attending the medical board of examiners; rent of rooms for naval dispensary and museum of hygiene; hygienic and sanitary investigation and illustration; sanitary and hygienic instruction; purchase and repairs of wagonsand harness; purchase of and feed for horses and cows; trees, plants, garden tools, and seeds; furniture and incidental articles for the museum of hygiene; naval dispensary, Washington; navallaboratory, sick-quarters at Naval Academy and marine barracks and dispensaries at navy-yards; washing for medical department at museum of hygiene, naval dispensary, Washington, naval laboratory, sick quarters at Naval Academy and marine barracks, dispensaries at navy-yards and naval stations and ships and rendezvous, and all other necessary contingent expenses, twenty-five thousand dollars; REPAIRS, BUREAU OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY: For necessary

Repairs. repairs of naval laboratory, naval hospitals, and appendages, including roads, wharves, out-houses, side-walks, fences, gardens, farms, and cemeteries, twenty thousand dollars;

For continuing the improvement of the naval-hospital park at Portsmouth, Va. Portsmouth, Virginia, five thousand dollars;

For repairing granite sea-wall at naval hospital Norfolk, Virginia, Norfolk. twenty thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and forty-seven thousand five hundred dollars.

BUREAU OF PROVISIONS AND CLOTHING.

Bureau of Provis

· ions and Clothing. PROVISIONS, NAVY, BUREAU OF PROVISIONS AND CLOTHING: Provisions, etc. For provisions for the seamen and marines, commuted rations for officers, naval cadets, seamen, and marines, and cominuted rations stopped on account of sick in hospital and credited to the hospital fund, nine hundred and sixty-five thousand dollars;

For water for drinking and cooking purposes on board ships, eleven thousand dollars;

Labor and expenses of general store-houses, ninety thousand dollars; in all, one million and sixty-six thousand dollars.

CONTINGENT, BUREAU OF PROVISIONS AND CLOTHING: For freight Contingent. on shipments; candles, fuel, books and blanks, stationery, advertising; furniture for general store-houses and pay-offices in navyyards; expenses of naval clothing factory and machinery for same; foreign postage, telegrams, express charges tolls, ferriages, yoeman's stores, iron safes, newspapers, ice, and other necessary incidental expenses; in all, thirty thousand dollars.

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