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10. No bills to be They will pay no bills for articles furnished or services rendered to navy. paid but by APyards, or to vessels under the control of the Commanding Officer of the yard, proval of com- without the previous approval of that officer; nor any bills for articles furmanding Officer.

nished or services rendered directly to vessels in commission, without the certificate of the Commanding Officer of the vessel and the approval of the senior officer in command, unless sanctioned by the Navy Department.

11. Bills to be paid They will not pay bills under one appropriation from any money belong: from their respecting to another without the express sanction of the Secretary of the Navy; and appropria- whenever money shall be so transferred they shall note it in their next return.

12. Requisitions for Their requisitions upon the Department and Bureaus for money must be money to be made made under the specific heads of appropriation, and those upon the Bureaus under_specific must be accompanied by triplicates of the bills for the payment intended. heads of

13. Monthly returns

They will make monthly returns to the Navy Department of all moneys to the Navy De- received, expended, and remaining on hand, under each appropriation, in partment.

such form as may be prescribed. These returns must be made out and for. warded within ten days after the expiration of each month, unless otherwise directed by the Secretary of the Treasury.

made at stations.

14. Purchases to be Purchasing Pay Officers will procure all articles necessary to be bought

on open-purchase requisitions at the places at which they are stationed, if it is practicable to do so, unless they are satisfied that any particular item or items can be purchased elsewhere at a lower price. In such case, or if any article so required cannot be procured at the place in question, reference will be made immediately to the Bureau concerned.

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They will pay authorized advances to officers ordered on sea-duty, ard indorse upon the original order of the officer the date aud amount of such advance ; this indorsement is deemed a sufficient notice to the Pay Offer taking up the account of the officer to enable him to make the requisite eutry on his books.

SECTION XV.-Foremen at Navy-Yards.

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1. Application for Applications to fill the position of Foreman in any of the navy-yards will the position of be addressed to the Secretary of the Navy, through the Commandant, sta t

ing the name, age, and residence of the applicant, with testimonials as to his character, habits, professional skill and competency, and physical ability.

2. Selection by a

Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the position of Foreman, the board convened at the navy.yard where such vacancy exists will, under the di. rection of the Secretary of the Navy, make a selection from the qualified candidates, who shall have passed a satisfactory examination, irrespective of locality-no district or State being entitled to preference for these posi. tiuns,

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They will be in the yard at the time of commencing work, and keep in
due form an account of the labor performed by each individual in their re- ance, &c.
spective departments, upon different objects, and they will hand copies of
the same daily to the clerk of the Commanding Officer, and also to the heads
of the several Departments.

4.
They will bave the immediate control of, and be vigilant to insure con-

Will have con. stant diligence from, all those employed under their direction.

5.
They will attend all surveys and.conversions of materials in their respect-
ive departments, and, if necessary, suggest measures for their better pres-
ervation.

6.
In the selection of workmen, they may suggest the names of persons to be

Selection

workmen.
employed. When men are required, and new hands taken into the yard
who may not be known to the chiefs of the respective departments, they
shall be examined by the officer in charge of the department concerned, and
will not be received unless they are found competent and correct. When
a reduction is required they may suggest the names of the persons, but the
selection for discharge must be approved by the head of the department,
under the direction of the Commandant, and shall embrace those whose
services can best be dispensed with.

7.
They will hand to the heads of their respective departments, daily, and Reports of ex-
at the middle and end of each month, the expenditure of materials and labor penditure.
upon the several objects under their immediate superintendence. No article
whatever is to be taken or used without the knowledge of the proper foreman.

8.
They must give their personal attendance, and are to be paid as others will give per-
who receive daily pay, for the time they actually attend to their duty, excepi sonal attendance
when special exemptions shall be granted with the approbation of the Com- and receive daily
mandant.

9.
They will not leave the yard during working-hours without the knowledge Not to be ab-
and consent of the head of the department in which employed, and the ap- sent during work-
proval of the Commandant, and no person employed under them shall leave ing-hours.
the yard during workiug-bours without such perinission and appruval.

10.
If any mechanic or other person employed in a navy-yard shall be dis. If a person is
missed for misconduct he shall not again be employed, except by the direc- dismissed.
tion of the Secretary of the Navy.

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All nominations of persons to positions in navy-yards, which require the Nominations re. approval of the Department, must be accompanied by testimonials of char- quiring approval acter, habits, and competency, and a statement as to whether the nominee of Department to has served in the military or naval service, and, if so, how long, and in what

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capacity.

12.
In the employment of mechanics and others in navy-yards, or elsewhere Preference in em.
in the service of the Navy Department, preference is to be given to such as ployment to
have been honorably discharged from the Navy and Marine Corps, and es-

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pecially to those who have been wounded or disabled, provided they are capable of performing satisfactorily the duties required of them.

SECTION XVI.-Time-Books, Time-Clerks, Mustering Workinen, Check-Offi

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1, Time-books,

Time-books will be kept by the foremen, and every day, before leaving kept by

the yard, they will make up their time-tables for that day, certify to their correctness, and hand them in person to the head of their department, who will retain them until required for making out their pay-roll, when they will be given to the time-clerk for that purpose.

2. The heads of departments will also make a record of the gross time, from kept by heads of

day to day, and keep this record apart and secure, and will verify the accudepartments.

racy of the pay-roll, when finally made out, by comparing the two, as an additional check thereon.

3. Time-clerks. The time-clerks of the yard are responsible for the proper mustering of

the men, and for making correct returns of their time and the pay allowed them.

4. To be present They must be present at the times prescribed for mustering the workmen, at musters. and then commence the musters. They are to make out, semi-monthly, the

To make semimonthly pay-rolls, pay-rolls by which the workmen are to be paid and those containing the

names of the workmen, the number of days' work each has performed, the class to which he belongs, the rate of pay established by the Commandant for each class, the amount due to each individual, the whole amount chargeable to each appropriation, and marginal notes of all extra work performed

are to be certified by them as correct, for the information of the Pay Officer. Monthly copy. They are also to make out, monthly, a copy or transcript of the last two of semi: monthly semi-monthly pay-rolls, which is to be signed by them, and approved and pay-rolls. forwarded by the Commandant to the appropriate Bureau.

5. Mustering The mustering of workmen is to commence twenty minutes before the bell workmen, rings in the morning and at noon. The moment the men are mustered they

must proceed at once to the place of work, ready to begin the moment the bell tolls the hour of labor. No workman is to leave his work until the bell rings to knock off.

6. Check-officer to A check-officer, who is to be a commissioned officer of the line, is to be be present at ev- present at each mustering office or station whenever a muster takes place, and,

with a verified copy of the roll used thereat, he is to note, as the roll is called,

the presence or absence of each individual, and to enter the name of any new His duties. man not already on the roll. After the muster, he is to compare his roll

with that of the mustering-clerk, and if any disagreement should be found, an investigation must take place without delay, to ascertain the cause of the discrepancy and to correct the error. The rolls kept by check-officers, when filled, are to be returned by them to the Commandant's office, and there filed for reference. In case of a deficiency of officers to serve as just mentioned, the Comınandant is to direct as many of the clerks or writers already employed in the yard as may be necessary to act in their stead, and they are to do so in addition to the ordinary duties exacted of them.

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1. The Marine detachment serving within a navy-yard is to be subject to the The Marine deorders of the Commandant of the yard, but no part of the detachment shall tachment at a Nabe relieved or withdrawn except by order of the Commandant of the Marine vy-yard. Corps, approved by the Secretary of the Navy.

2. When an officer of the Marine Corps is ordered to relieve another in com An officer of the mand of the Marines within a navy-yard, he shall, on his arrival, report porting at a yard. himself to the Commandant of the yard. Marine Officers for duty at a yard will report first to the Commandant, and then to the Commanding Marine Officer.

3.
The Commanding Officer of the Marines within a navy-yard will cause Posting of sen-
such sentinels to be posted as may be directed by the Commandant, and will tinels.
make to him a daily report of the number and disposition of the force under
his command.

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He will, unless the Commandant shall think proper to issue it himself,
transmit every morning, in writing and under seal, to the Commandant, countersign

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and to such other officers and such only as the Commandant may designate,
the countersign for the ensuing night.

5.
The police and internal government of Marines, when in barracks, within The police and
or without a navy-yard, and their instruction, shall be under the direction of ment of the Ma-
the Commanding Marine Officer, with the approval of the Commandant of rines.

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The Marine Corps is subject to the laws and regulations established for

Corps the government of the Navy. except when detached for service with the subject to the laws.

regulationg. Army; all discipline, rating, and disrating must be in accordance with the for the Navy. laws for the government of the Navy, on the recommendation of the officer in command of the Marines, approved by the Commandant.

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7. Customary liberty to non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates Granting leave. may be granted at the discretion of the Marine Officer in command of the Marines, with the approval of the Commandant of the yard.

8. All official communications to and from officers and enlisted men of the Forwarding of

ficial communica-Marine Corps serving at yards will be forwarded through the Commanding Officer of the yard.

9. Deficiencies in the complements of Marines in vessels, on the eve of sail. Filling deficiening, may, by order of the Commandant of the yard, be supplied by the Com-cies in the comple

ments of vessels, manding Marine Officer, and the circumstances reported without delay to the Commandaut of the Marine Corps by the officer in command of the Marines, and by the Commandant of the yard to the Navy Department.

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10. Offenses com All offenses committed by Marines as sentinels, or in violation of orders mitted by Marines.

given by the Commandant of the yard, must be reported to him. Other offenses which may be committed by them, either in barrack.inclosures or elsewhere, will be reported to the officer commanding the Marines.

11.

Transfer of M&rines.

Officers to assist

Exercises, &c., The exercises and formation of Marines at parades, reviews, inspections, of Marives to bem escorts, guard-mountings, and funerals, challenges of persons, police and

regulations for camp and garrison duties, and salutes, will be the same as those established or which may be established for the Army,

12. When Marines are transferred from one station to another, the officer transferring them shall forward their returns to the officer to whom they are transferred.

13. Officers serving with detachments shall assist their commanding Officer their Commanding in making out rolls, reports, and returns, keeping the books of the detach

ment, attending to issues and to everything connected with the welfare of the command.

14. The Officer of the The Officer of the Day will inspect the provisions issued, and if not of good Day will inspect quality will report the same to the Commanding Officer. He will also inprovisions.

spect the different meals, to see that the rations are properly cooked and served.

15, Uniform

Officers and soldiers in garrison will wear the prescribed uniform of the corps.

16. Report of appre When a deserter is apprehended, or surrenders himself, the officer in whose hension of desert

charge he is will immediately report the same to the headquarters of the corps and to the Commanding Officer of the yard or station from whence he deserted.

17. Daily drill

The officer commanding the Marines at a yard will have a daily drill of one hour when the weather will permit, reporting the same to the Commandant of the yard.

18. The regulations for the recruiting service of the Army of the United States will be applied to the recruiting service of the Marine Corps, as far as practicable.

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Enlistment.

CHAPTER XXV.

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1. Officers on Officers on recruiting duty are to guard against the enlistment of improper, cruiting duty.

unsound, or incompetent persons, and to give constant attention to the duties of the rendezvous from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m., and later wben requisite.

2. Junior officers The junior officers attached to a rendezvous are assistants to the Commandat rendezvous. ing Officer, and will not act as his substitute unless he is unable to attend ;

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