Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 31.djvu/651

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FIFTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 791.- 1900. 599 Japan Stream ilowing off the said coasts; tidal observations; the necessary resurveys; the preparation of the Coast Pilot; continuing researches and other work relating to physical hydrography, an ‘ terrestrial magnetism and the magnetic maps of the United States and adjacent waters, and the_ tables of magnetic declination, dip, and intensity usually accompanying them, astronomical and gravity observations; and including comtpensation not otherwise appropriated for of persons employed in the eld work, in conformit w1t the regulations or the government of the Coast and Geodetic Siiirvey adopted by the Secretary of the Treasury; for special examinations that may be required by the Light-House Board or other proper authority, and including traveling ex enses of officers and men of the Navy on duty; for commutation to o£cers of the field force while on field duty, at a rate, to be fixed by the Secretary of the Treasury, not exceeding two dollars and fifty cents per day each; outfit, equipment, and care of vessels used in the Survey, and als_o the re irs and maintenance of the complement of vessels; to be expendedm in accordance with the regulations relating to the Coast and Geodetic Survey from time·to time prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, an under the fol- Pr _ lowingheads: Provided, That no advance of money to chiefs of iield Ad'Z’Zi§’.;e of m,,My_ parties under this appropriation shall be made unless to a commissioned officer or to a civilian officer who shall give bond in such sum as the ` Secretary of the Treasury may direct; · Fon FIELD Ex1>ENsEs: For surveys and necessary 1‘BS\11’VByS·0f the mm "x*’°"“°"" Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, including the coasts of outlying islands under the jurisdiction of the United States to be immediately available, and to continue available until expended: Pro- P"‘”"’°· vided, That not more than twenty-five thousand dollars o this amount °““Y*“g‘°‘°“‘“· shall be expended on the coasts of the before-mentioned outlying islands, seventy thousand dollars; . _ For surveys and necessar resurveys of the Pacific coast, including A,§:g_,°g*;¤ I¤*¤¤d¤· the Hawaiian Islands and and other coasts on the Pacific Ocean ` under the jurisdiction of the United States. to be immediately available, and to continue available until expended, one hundred and seven thousand Eve hundred dollars; · ,_ For continuing researches in dphysical hydrography relating to harbors and bars, and for tidal an cmrent observations on the coasts of the United States, or other coasts under the jurisdiction of the United States, five thousand dollars; For offshore soundin s and examination of reported dangers on the coasts of the United Sgtates, and of coasts under the `urisdiction of the United States, and to continue the compilation of the Coast Pilot, and to make special hydrograiphic examinations, and including the employment of such pi ots an nautical experts in the field and office as may be necessary for the same, ten thousand one hundred dollars; For continuin magnetic observations and to establish meridian lines in connection tdlerewith in all parts of the United States, and for making magnetic observations in other regions under the jurisdiction of the United States, includingthe pure ase of additional magnetic instruments, and the lease of SIISBS where; necessary and the erection of temporary magnetic buildings, for continuing the line of exact levels between the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf coasts; for furnishing points to State surveys, to be applied as far as practicable in States where points have not been furmshed; for determinations of geographical gogtions and for continuing gravity observations, fifty thousand o ars; For traveling expenses of officers and men of the Navy on duty, and ,,,£‘§‘§,§&$§§§P““ for any specia surveys that may be required by the Light—House Board or other proper authorit , and contingent expenses incident _ thereto, threethousand four hundred dollars; S