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No. 158.

WASHINGTON, September 30, 1904.

* I--The following is published for the information and guidance of all concerned:

The President of the United States, under date of September 23, 1904, amended the Executive Order of March 25, 1904 (General Orders, No. 60, War Department, April 2, 1904), setting aside an area of about two acres within the limits of the naval reservation on Sangley Point, Island of Luzon, Philippine Islands, for the purpose of building a coal shed thereon and a wharf to extend therefrom to Canacao Bay, so as to describe the metes and bounds of the lands placed under the control of the War Department thereby as follows, viz:

Beginning at the high-water line at a point 25 feet to the east of the easterly face of the pier, which is situated approximately 800 feet to the eastward of the easterly boundary of the Varadero de Manila, measured in a line at right angles to said boundary; thence north twenty-seven (27) degrees and fifty-four (54) minutes west, a distance of 35 feet to a concrete monument; thence in the same direction 175 feet to a concrete monument; thence south seventy-four (74) degrees and thirty-five (35) minutes west. 420 feet to a concrete monument: thence south one (1) degree and fourteen (14) minutes east, 175 feet to a concrete monument; thence in the same direction a distance of 35 feet to the high-water line; thence in an easterly direction along the high-water shore line to the point of beginning.

II. The following is published to the Army for the informa tion and guidance of all concerned:

As the room furnished to quartermasters serving on army transports can hardly be regarded as an adequate provision of quarters to which such officers are entitled under the regulations, such officers will hereafter be furnished their allowance of quarters in kind, when available, and when quarters are not available commutation in lieu thereof will be paid.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

OFFICIAL:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE, Lieutenant General. Chief of Staff.

F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

GENERAL ORDERS,

No. 159.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

WASHINGTON, October 1, 1904.

Paragraph I, General Orders, No. 41, Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General's Office, March 26, 1901, and Circular, No. 49, Headquarters of the Army, Adjutant General's Office, October 9, 1902, are hereby revoked.

All recruiting from military posts which involves mileage to officers, or transportation other than in Government conveyances to officers or enlisted men, or commutation of rations to enlisted men, is hereby discontinued.

Recruiting in the vicinity of military posts which does not involve the expenditures indicated above may be carried on, under the direction of department commanders, whenever, in their opinion, such recruiting will give satisfactory results. BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

OFFICIAL:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE, Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff.

F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

No. 160.

WASHINGTON, October 8, 1904.

I. In accordance with the requirements of paragraph 1570, Army Regulations of 1904, the prices of the following ordnance stores are published for the information and guidance of all concerned:

Woven cartridge belts, with pockets, caliber .30, $1.15 each; Woven cartridge belt suspenders, caliber .30, 65 cents per pair;

Woven cartridge belts, with pockets, for revolver, calibers .38 and .45, 85 cents each.

II. The United States having acquired, for military purposes, by condemnation proceedings in the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, the following described lands of Edward S. Sharpe, situated in Salem County, New Jersey, adjoining and contiguous to the military reservation of Fort Mott, New Jersey, the same are hereby announced as an addition to that reservation, viz:

All that certain tract of land, containing 41.75 acres, more or less, bounded as follows: Beginning at the southeast corner of the Fort Mott Military Reservation on the Delaware River, thence north 39° 30′ east, along said reservation, 1,916.5 feet; thence north 50° west, along said reservation, 538.1 feet; thence south 40° west, along said reservation, 509.5 feet; thence north 55° west, along said reservation, 790.5 feet; thence north 45° 30′ east, 801.7 feet; thence north 52° 30′ east, 144.5 feet; thence south 48° 45′ east. 1,553.4 feet, to the public highway; thence south 32° 30′ west, along said highway, 1,052.3 feet; thence south 44° 45' west, along said highway, 596 feet; thence south 44° 10′ west, along said highway, 643 feet, to the Delaware River; thence along the high-water line of the Delaware River, in an upstream direction, 378 feet, to the place of beginning. The bearings are magnetic.

BY ORDER OF THE ACTING SECRETARY OF WAR:

OFFICIAL:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff.

F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

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