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SEVENTIETH CONGRESS . SESS . I . CH. 57. 1928.
95 Appropriations herein made for the Bureau of Standards shall be Attendance at tech- nical meetings author- available for expenses of attendance at meetings concerned with ized . standardization and research, or either, when incurred on the written authority of the Secretary of Commerce. BUREAU OF LIGHTHOUSES
Lighthouses Bureau . Commissione r, and Sa laries : For the commissioner and other personal services in office personnel. the District of Columbia in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, $94,250 . General expenses : For supplies, including replacement of and neces- sary additions to existing equipment, repairs, maintenance, and inci- objects specified . dental expenses of lighthouses and other lights, beacons, buoyage, fog signals, lighting of rivers heretofore authorized to be lighted, light vessels , othe r aids to na vigati on, an d light house tender s, inc luding the est ablish ment, repair , and improv ement o f beac ons an d day marks, and purchase of land for same ; establishment of post lights, buoys, submarine signals, and fog signals ; establishment of oil or carbide Oil, etc ., houses . houses, not to exceed 10,000 : Pr ovi de d, That any
i mit oil or carbi de house Li .isof. $
for buildings . erected hereunder shall not exceed $1,000 in cost ; construction of necessary outbuildings at a cost not exceeding $1,000 at any one light station in any fiscal year ; improvement of grounds and buildings Restoring stations, connected with light stations and depots ; restoring light stations and etc . depots and buildings connected therewith : Prov ided fur ther , That such restoration shall be limited to the original purpose of the struc- tures ; wages of persons attending post lights ; temporary employees and field force while engaged on works of general repair and mainte- Rations etc . nance, and laborers and mechanics at lighthouse depots ; rations and provisions or commutation thereof for working parties in the field, officers and crews of light vessels and tende rs, and o fficials and other authorized persons of the Lighthouse Service on duty on board of such tende rs or ves sels, and mone y acc ruing from com mutat ion f or rations and provisions for the above-nam ed persons on board of tenders and light vessels or in working parties in the field may be paid on proper vouchers to the person having charge of the mess of such vessel or party ; not exceeding $2,000 for packing, crating, and transporting personal household effects of employees when transferred from one official station to another for permanent duty ; purchase of rubber boots, oilskins, rubber gloves, and coats, caps, and aprons for Relie f of ship wreck ed stewards' departments on vessels ; reimbursement under rules pre- persons. scribed by the Secretary of Commerce of keepers of light stations and masters of light vessels and of lighthouse tenders for rations and provi sions and clot hing furni shed ship wreck ed pe rson s who may be tempora rily p rovide d for by the m, not exceed ing in all $ 5,000 in any fiscal year ; fuel, light, and rent of quarters where necessary for keep- Pur cha se, etc ., of ers of lighthouses ; purchase of land sites for fog signals ; rent of land sites. necessary ground for all such lights and beacons as are for tem- porary use or to mark changeable channels and which in consequence can not be made permanent ; rent of offices, depots, and wharves ; Traveling expenses . traveli ng exp enses, inclu ding t ravel for the exami nation s auth orized Retirement examina- by the Act en titled "An A ct to provid e for r etirem ent fo r disa bility t in . in the Lighthouse Service," approved March 4, 1925 ; mileage ; library books for light, stations and vessels, and technical books and periodi- cals not exceeding $1,000 ; traveling and subsistence expenses of teacher s whil e actu ally e mploye d by S tates o r priv ate pe rsons to in- Contingent ex penses . struct the children of keepers of lighthouses ; all other contingent expenses of distri ct office s and dep ots, incl uding the purchase of pro- visions for s ale to light house keeper s at is olated stati ons, a nd the appropriation reimbursed, and not exceeding $8,500 for contingent