Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 31.djvu/69

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FIFTY-SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 14. 1900. 17 For the purchase of horses for the cavalry and artillery, and for the P“*°h¤¤¤ of ¤¤r¤¤¤- Indian scouts, and for such infantry and members of the Hospital Corps and Signal Corps in Held campaigns as may be required to be mounted, and the expenses incident thereto, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars. . _BARRAoxs AND QUARTERS: For barracks and quarters for troops, t B¤rr¤<=k¤ and qualstorehouses for the safe-keeping of military stores; for offices, recruit- m' ing stations, and for the hire of buildings and grounds for summer cantonments, and for temporary buildings at frontier stations; for the construction of temporary buildings and stables, and for repairing public buildings at established posts: Provided, That no part of the 1>m»zm._ moneys so appropriated shall be paid for commutation of fuel; and csiliiiiuliidiiilbii rirgif for qluarters to officers or enlisted men, one million dollars: Provided emfwrt er, That from the foregoing amount, if in the jud ment of the Eivesforzumsopsm Secretary of War the emergency exists, the sum of oneghundred and €10¤?;g° °f f°m§°"' thirty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as in his discretion may be necessary, shall be used for the purchase of a site or sites for the location of barracks for the accommodation of a garrison in charge of fortifications. TRANSPORTATION or THE ARMY AND irs SUPPLIES: For transpor- Tf¤¤¤i><>r¢¤ti¤¤. tation of the Army, including baggage of the troops when moving either by land or water, and inc uding, also, the transportation of recruits and recruiting parties heretofore paid from the appropriation for "E%penses for recruiting;" of supplies to the militia furnished by the ar Department; of the necessary agents and employees; of clothing, camp and garrison equipage, and other quartermaster stores, from army depots or places of purchase or delivery to the several posts and army depots, and from those depots .to the troops in the eld; of horse equipments and subsistence stores from the places of purchase, and from the places of delivery under contract to such places as the circumstances of the service may require them to be sent; · of ordnance, ordnance stores, and small arms from the foundries and armories to the arsenals, fortifications, frontier posts, and army depots; freights, wharfage, tolls, and ferriaglps; the purchase and hire of raft and pack animals and harness, and the purchase and repair of wagons, carts, and dra s, and of ships and other seagloing vessels and boats required for the transportation of supplies an for garrison purposes; for drayage and cartage at the several posts; hire of teamstersand other employees; transportation of funds of the Arm ; the expenses of sailing public transports on the various rivers, the gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; for procuring water, and introducing the same to buildings, at such posts as from their situation require it to be brought from a distance, and for the disposal of sewage and drainage, and for constructin roads and wharves; including not exceeding seven hundred and iigty thousand dollars for transportation of Spanis prisoners held by the United States and by the insurgents in the Philippine Islands from those islands to Spain, as provided by the Treaty of Paris; for the payment of army transportations lawfully due suc l:g¥¤:$1rEmg¤ 1¤¤d· land—grant railroads as have not received aid in Government bonds (to gr S' be ad]usted in accordance with the decisions of the Supreme Court in cases decided under such land-grant Acts), but in no case shall more -maximum. than fifty per centum of full amount of service be paid: Provided, That mutans. _ such compensation shall be computed` upon the basis of the tariff or c,§§’f,'{,‘{§§F“t‘°“· h°" lower special rates for like transportation performed for the public at large, and shall be accepted as in full for al demands for such service: Provided further, That in expending the money appropriated by this rfiftyd per cent tg Act, a railroad company which has not received aid in bonds of the §?§§3? S mt b°° United States, and which obtained a grant of public land to aid in the construction of itsrailroad on condition that such railroad should be a post route and military road, subject to the use of the United States for vox. xxxr—2