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General Grant Park.

tion of the Yellowstone National Park to be expended by and under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, including two thousand fire hundred dollars for maintenance of buffalo, seven thousand five hundred dollars.

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK: For protection and improvement of the Yosemite Park. Yosemite National Park, and the construction of bridges, fencing, and trails, and improvement of roads, other than toll roads, to be expended under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, five thousand four hundred dollars.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby directed to examine into the Report on reducing conditions and situations in the United States Yosemite Park in the Post, p. 702. State of California for the purpose of ascertaining what portions of said park are not necessary for park purposes but can be returned to the public domain, and also at what place a good and substantial road can be built from the boundary of said park to the Yosemite Valley Grant, including the length and cost of the same; and for the purposes of said examination the sum of three thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, to be immediately available.

* SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK: For the protection and improvement of Sequoia Park. the Sequoia National Park and the construction and repair of bridges, fences, and trails, and extension of roads, to be expended under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, ten thousand dollars.

GENERAL GRANT NATIONAL PARK: For protection and improvement of the General Grant National Park, construction of fences and trails, and repairing and extension of roads, to be expended under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, two thousand dollars.

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK: For protection and improvement Crater Lake Park. of the Crater Lake National Park, and repairing and extension of roads, to be expended under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, three thousand dollars.

Wind CAVE NATIONAL PARK: For the management, improvement, Wind Cave Park. and protection of the Wind Cave National Park, to be expended under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, two thousand five hundred dollars.

SUPREME COURT REPORTS: To pay the publishers of the decisions Supreme Court Re. of the Supreme Court for one hundred and fifty-six copies of volume one hundred and ninety, eighty copies each of volumes one hundred and ninety-one to one hundred and ninety-four, inclusive, and two hundred and sixty copies of volume one hundred and ninety-five, official edition, at two dollars per volume, under the provisions of section two Vol. 25, p. 661. of the Act of February twelfth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and of Act of July first, nineteen hundred and two, one thousand four Vol. 32, p. 630. hundred and seventy-two dollars.

To pay the publishers for thirteen copies of volumes forty-seven and forty-eight of the decisions of the Supreme Court, Lawyers' Cooperative Publishing Company, at five dollars per volume, one hundred and thirty dollars.

MAP OF THE UNITED STATES: For printing for the Department of United States map. the-Interior five thousand copies of the map of the United States pre- sale. pared by the General Land Office, latest edition, four thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; said maps mounted on rollery ready for use, to be sold by the Secretary of the Interior at one dollar per copy.

Alaska reindeer. * REINDEER for ALASKA: For support of reindeer stations in Alaska, Alas for the instruction of Alaskan natives in the care and management of the reindeer, and for the purchase and introduction of reindeer from Siberia for domestic purposes, twenty-five thousand dollars.

GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE: For current expenses of Government Hospithe Government Hospital for the Insane: For support, clothing, and treatment in the Government Hospital for the Insane of the insane from

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the Army and Navy, Marine Corps, Revenue-Cutter Service, inmates of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, persons charged with or convicted of crimes against the United States who are insane, all persons who have become insane since their entry into the military or naval service of the United States, who have been admitted to the hospital and who are indigent, two hundred and ninety-six thousand one hundred and twenty dollars; and not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars of this sum may be expended in defraying the expense of the removal of patients to their friends; not exceeding one thousand dollars may be expended in the purchase of such books, periodicals, and papers as may be required for the purposes of the hospital, and not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the apprehension and return to the hospital of escaped patients.

For the building and grounds of the Government Hospital for the Insane, as follows:

Institution for Deaf and Dumb.

For general repairs and improvements, thirty thousand dollars.

For roadways, grading, and walks, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars.

For additional wells and water filters, six thousand dollars.
For additional laundry buildings and machinery, ten thousand dollars.

For kitchen in building “R,” two thousand five hundred dollars. Columbia

COLUMBIA INSTITUTION FOR THE DEAF AND DUMB: For support of

the institution, including salaries and incidental expenses, for books Expenses. and illustrative apparatus, and for general repairs and improvements,

sixty thousand dollars.

For repairs to the buildings of the institution, including plumbing and steam fitting, and for repairs to pavements within the grounds,

three thousand dollars. Howard University. HOWARD UNIVERSITY: For maintenance of the Howard University,

to be used in payment of part of the salaries of the officers, professors, teachers, and other regular employees of the university, the balance of which will be paid from donations and other sources, of which sum not less than one thousand five hundred dollars shall be used for normal instruction, thirty-five thousand dollars;

For tools, materials, fuel, wages of instructors, and other necessary expenses of the industrial department, seven thousand dollars;

For books, shelving, furniture, and fixtures for the law and general libraries, nine hundred dollars;

For improvement of grounds and repairs of buildings, two thousand dollars;

For material and apparatus for chemical, physical, and naturalhistory studies, and use in laboratories, including cases and shelving, two hundred dollars;

For fuel, two thousand five hundred dollars;

In all, forty-seven thousand six hundred dollars. Freedmen's Hospi FREEDMEN'S HOSPITAL: The appropriation of fifty thousand dollars

Appropriation for made by the sundry civil appropriation Act for the fiscal year ninenew building contin- teen hundred and four is hereby continued for the fiscal year nineteen Vol. 32, p. 1113. hundred and five: Provided, That the tract of land lying and being Lands retroceded to between Sixth and Fourth streets and between Pomeroy and College Howard University., streets, in the city of Washington, District of Columbia, containing

aproximately eleven acres of ground, be, and the same is hereby, retroceded to Howard University, upon the condition that the said Howard

University shall make and execute to the United States a perpetual Hospital on deeded lease for the nominal rental of one dollar per annum, and that upon

the execution of such lease to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Interior, said Secretary shall cause to be erected on the ground so retroceded and leased the new hospital for freedmen provided for by the Act above referred to.

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To enable Providence Hospital to obtain the amount of money Providence Hospital. necessary to pay the indebtedness incurred in the construction, recon- ized to pay indebtedstruction, and completion of the buildings used for hospital purposes on square seven hundred and sixty-four in the city of Washington,

ized to raise, by mortgage or other incumbrance on the real estate and improvements on said square, a sum not to exceed one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, which said sum shall be in addition to the two hundred thousand dollars which was authorized to be raised by the directors of the Providence Hospital by Act approved February sixth, nineteen hundred and one, and said sums heretofore and hereby authorized shall be a first lien on said real estate and improvements.

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UNDER THE WAR DEPARTMENT.

War Department. ARMORIES AND ARSENALS.

Armories and arseFRANKFORD ARSENAL, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: For store- Frankford, Pa. house for storage of small'arms cartridges, forty-six thousand dollars;

For extension of shop used for loading small arms cartridges, six thousand five hundred dollars; in all, fifty-two thousand five hundred dollars.

MANILA ORDNANCE DEPOT, MANILA, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS: For com- Manila, P. I. pletion of a building for office, sixteen thousand dollars. ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS: For completing the Rock Isiand, I.,

Manufacture of small installation of the plant and the purchase of tools, fixtures, and other arms." appliances for the manufacture of small arms in the armory shops at Rock Island Arsenal, to be available until expended, seventy-five thousand dollars.

For one set of officers' quarters, thirteen thousand five hundred dollars.

For machinery and shop fixtures, ten thousand dollars.

For general care, preservation, and improvements; for painting and Care, etc. care and preservation of permanent buildings; for building fences and sewers, grading grounds and roads, ten thousand dollars.

For the Rock Island Bridge, as follows:

For operating and care and preservation of Rock Island Bridge and Bridge. Viaduct, twelve thousand five hundred dollars. SANDY HOOK PROVING GROUND, NEW JERSEY: For rebuilding and Sandy Hook prov

ing ground. repairing roads and walks, and for general repairs of shops, storehouses, and quarters, eight thousand dollars;

For one passenger and freight boat, in addition to the sixty-five Passenger, etc., boat. thousand dollars appropriated by Act approved March third, nineteen Vol. 32, p. 1121. hundred and three, ten thousand dollars;

For the purchase and installation of engine and generator for electriclighting purposes; for purchase of material and installation of the necessary wiring for carrying power for lighting new barracks, laboratories, refrigerator and heating plant for testing powders, addition to brick house, wharf, and grounds; for extension of present telephone system, and for the enlargement, care, and maintenance of present electric storage battery, seven thousand dollars;

For brick building for housing three locomotives and one locomo-. tive crane, six thousand dollars;

In all, thirty-one thousand dollars.
POWDER DEPOT, NEAR DOVER, NEW JERSEY: For five storehouses Dover, ..

Powder depot. for reserve supply of war material, sixty thousand dollars;

For one additional magazine for high explosives, nineteen thousand six hundred and fifty dollars;

For extension of railroad system of the post, fifteen thousand dollars;
For purchase and installation of power plant, five thousand dollars;
For extension to the present reservoir to increase water supply, four

Springfield, Mass.

Watertown, Mass.

Provisos. Right of way for park purposes.

thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; in all, one hundred and four thousand four hundred dollars.

SPRINGFIELD ARSENAL, SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: For general care, repair of quarters, of buildings, and machinery not used for manufacturing purposes, and of grounds and roads, ten thousand dollars;

For one oil house of brick, with storage tanks, one thousand five hundred dollars;

In all, eleven thousand five hundred dollars.

WATERTOWN ARSENAL, WATERTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS: For alteration of the lighting plant at Watertown Arsenal, six thousand dollars: Provided, That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to grant unto the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, through its board of metropolitan park commissioners, for public use as a park and park drive along the Charles River, in continuation of other parks and drives being laid out and constructed along said river by the said Commonwealth of Massachusetts, a right of way through the portion of the lands of the Watertown Arsenal, within said Commonwealth of Massachusetts, along the southerly side thereof between its easterly and westerly boundaries; the width of the strip of land granted for said right of way to be such as the Secretary of War in his discretion may deem wise; and the said right of way to include the right of care, management, and police jurisdiction: Provided further, That any said grant of right of way be upon terms and conditions which shall reserve the right to make such use of the river front and of the lands comprised in the right of way as the Secretary of War may deem necessary for the uses of the arsenal and to temporarily close them to the uses herein authorized.

TESTING MACHINES, WATERTOWN ARSENAL: For labor and materials in caring for, preserving, and operating the United States testing machines at Watertown Arsenal, including such new tools and appliances as may be required, fifteen thousand dollars.

WATERVLIET ARSENAL, WATERVLIET, NEW YORK; For replacing iron bridge across the Erie Canal, to connect the east and west portions of the arsenal, four thousand dollars.

REPAIRS OF ARSENALS: For repairs and improvements at arsenals and powder depots, and to meet such unforeseen expenditures as accidents or other contingencies during the year may render necessary, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars.

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Buildings and

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS IN AND AROUND WASHINGTON.

grounds District of Columbia.

care.

Improvement and For improvement and care of public grounds, District of Columbia,

as follows:

For improvement and maintenance of grounds south of Executive
Mansion, four thousand dollars.

For ordinary care of greenhouses and nursery, two thousand dollars.
For ordinary care of Lafayette Park, two thousand dollars.

For ordinary care of Franklin Park, one thousand dollars.
· For improvement and ordinary care of Lincoln Park, two thousand

dollars. Monument grounds. For care and improvement of Monument grounds and annex (Poto

maç Park) to Monument grounds, seven thousand doilars. Old canal,

For continuing improvement of reservation numbered seventeen, and site of old canal northwest of same, two thousand five hundred

dollars: Provided, That no part thereof shall be expended upon other Expenditure.

than property belonging to the United States.

For construction and repair of post-and-chain fences, repair of high iron fences, constructing stone coping about reservations, painting watchmen's lodges, iron fences, vases, lamps, and lamp-posts; manure, and banling the same, and removing snow and ice; purchase and repair

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of seats and tools; trees, tree and plant stakes, labels, 'lime, white, washing, and stock for nursery, flower pots, twine, baskets, wire, splints, moss, and lycopodium, to be purcbased by contract or otherwise, as the Secretary of War may determine; care, construction, and repair of fountains; abating nuisances, cleaning statues, and repairing pedestals, sixteen thousand and fifty dollars.

For improvement, care, and maintenance of various resei vations, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For improvement, care, and maintenance of Smithsonian grounds, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For improvement, care and maintenance of Judiciary Park, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For laying asphalt walks in various reservations, two thousand

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revenues.

etc., pavements.

Dedication of statue.

For broken-stone road covering for parks, two thousand dollars.

For curbing, coping, and flagging for park roads and walks, two thousand dollars.

For stone coping for Franklin Park, two thousand dollars.

For completing the improvement of the portion of Potomac Park Potomac Park. between the tidal reservoir and the Washington Monument grounds and extending from Seventeenth street and Virginia avenue northwest to Maryland avenue and Fourteenth street southwest, twenty thousand dollars.

One half of the foregoing sums under “Buildings and grounds in Half from District and around Washington” shall be paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half from the Treasury of the United States.

Under appropriations herein contained no contract shall be made Limit for concrete, for making or repairing concrete or asphalt pavements in Washington City at a higher price than one dollar and sixty-five cents per square yard for a quality equal to the best laid in the District of Columbia prior to July first, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and with a base of not less than six inches in thickness.

To defray the expenses incident to the erection and dedication, upon Frederick the Great. War College grounds, Washington Barracks, of the statue of Frederick the Great, the gift to the United States of His Imperial Majesty the Emperor of Germany, to be immediately available, eight thousand dollars.

To enable a commission, which is hereby created, to be composed of Thomas Jefferson. the Secretary of State, the chairman of the Committee on the Library ue to Thomas Jefferof the Senate, and the chairman of the Committee on the Library of the son. House of Representatives of the Fifty-eighth Congress to select a site on the public grounds in the District of Columbia for a statue of Thomas Jefferson to cost complete not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars, and to procure plans and designs for the same to be reported to Congress during its next session, five thousand dollars.

For improvement, care, and maintenance of grounds of Executive Departments, one thousand dollars.

For such trees, shrubs, plants, fertilizers, and skilled labor for the grounds of the Library of Congress as may be requested by the superintendent of the Library building, one thousand dollars.

For such trees, shrubs, plants, fertilizers, and skilled labor for the grounds of the Capitol as may be requested by the superintendent of the Capitol building, three thousand dollars.

For improvement and maintenance of Executive Mansion grounds (within iron fence), four thousand dollars. .

For the employment of an engineer by the officer in charge of public buiidings and grounds, two thousand four hundred dollars.

For purchase and repair of machinery and tools for shops at nursery, two thousand dollars.

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