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No. 60.

WASHINGTON, April 2, 1904. The following Executive Order is published to the Army for the information and guidance of all concerned:

WHITE HOUSE, March 25, 1904. It is hereby ordered that a tract of land with an area of about two acres within the limits of the naval reservation on Sangley Point, Island of Luzon, Philippine Islands, and inclosed within the boundaries hereinafter described, be set aside and placed under the control of the War Department for the purpose of building a coal shed thereon and a wharf to extend therefrom to Canacao Bay; provided, however, that said control by the War Department shall be subject to the right of the naval authorities to establish such harbor regulations for Canacao Bay as may in their judgment be deemed necessary.

BOUNDARIES. The westerly boundary shall be parallel to the "West Boundary Navy Reservation," established January 15, 1901 (as shown on a plan entitled "Tss. Naval Coal Depot, Sangley Point, Philippine Islands. General plan 'of Sangley Point and surroundings, showing (proposed plant and dredging in outline," dated Navy Department, Bureau of Equipment, April, 1901, sheet 1), and at a distance of one hundred and twenty-five (125) feet to the eastward of said line. This westerly boundary to be two hun. dred and ten (210) feet in length measured from the high-water line.

The northerly boundary to be la line drawn through the northern extremity of the westerly boundary and a point on a northerly extension of the line of the easterly face of the pier which now projects from the area thus set aside at a distance to make it four hundred and twenty (420) feet in length.

The easterly boundary to be a line drawn through the eastern extremity of the northerly boundary to the high-water line, parallel to the extension of the line of the easterly face of the pier above mentioned.

The southerly boundary to be the high-water line of Canacao Bay between the easterly and westerly boundaries.



Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff'.

Acting Adjutant General.

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No. 61.

WASHINGTON, April 2, 1904. I..The 3d Infantry will be relieved from duty in the Department of the Lakes and will proceed to San Francisco, California, in time to be embarked under the direction of the commanding general, Pacific Division, on the transport "Crook” sailing on July 1, 1904, for stations in Alaska, as


Headquarters, band, and Companies A, B, and C, at Fort William H. Seward. Company D, at Fort Davis. Lieutenant Colonel James E. Macklin and Companies E and F, at Fort Liscum. Major Edward H. Plummer and Companies G and H, at

Fort Egbert.

Major Arthur Williams and Companies I and K, at Fort Gibbon.

Major William L. Buck and Companies L and M, at Fort St. Michael

The regiment will be recruited to the strength authorized by General Orders, No. 108, Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General's Office, October 25, 1902, and will be fully supplied and equipped for arctic service. Property left at stations will be carefully packed, marked, and listed in duplicate and turned over to the Quartermaster's Department for storage. Company commanders will make every proper effort to induce their men to make allotments of pay in favor of their dependent relatives, as provided in paragraph 1531 of the Army Regulations.

All enlisted men of the regiment who shall have less than one year to serve on July 1, 1904, will be discharged for the convenience of the Government on their written promise to Teenlist for a full term of three years, and on being so discharged will be immediately reenlisted. All enlisted men who shall have less than one year to serve from the date of the proposed departure of the regiment, and who do not desire to be discharged and reenlisted as specified above, will be

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transferred by the department commander to other organizations serving in his department. In the case of noncommis. sioned officers the transfers will be as privates, but should they prefer they may be discharged for the convenience of the Government.

After the reenlistments mentioned in the preceding paragraph the department commander is further authorized to transfer to the 3d Infantry, to the extent of actual vacancies therein, enlisted men of other infantry regiments in his department who may desire and be fitted for service in Alaska and have at least two years to serve. These discharges, reenlistments, and transfers will be completed not later than June 1, 1904, and any vacancies remaining thereafter will be filled by the assignment from rendezvous of the necessary recruits.

In the case of noncommissioned officers the transfers will be as privates.

II.-Upon arrival of the 3d Infantry, Companies A, B, C, D, I, and M, 8th Infantry, and Company I, 13th Infantry, will be relieved from duty in Alaska and will proceed to stations as follows:

The companies of the 8th Infantry to Fort Thomas, Ken. tucky.

Company I, 13th Infantry, to report to the commanding general, Department of California.

Pending the arrival of the 8th Infantry, the department commander will provide the necessary temporary garrison for Fort Thomas, from available troops within his department, reporting his action promptly to the Adjutant General of the Army.

Department commanders concerned will by concert of action arrange the details of these movements and will report hours of departure and arrival and strength of commands by telegraph to the Adjutant General of the Army.

The Quartermaster's Department will furnish the necessary transportation, the Subsistence Department suitable subsistence, and the Medical Department proper medical attendance and supplies.

III--So much of paragraph 3, General Orders, No. 30, War Department, February 5, 1904, as directs Company F, 8th Infantry, upon being relieved from duty at Fort Wood, Bedloes Island, New York, to proceed to Fort Niagara, New York, for

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