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PRIVATE PROPERTY. See PROPERTY, PRIVATE.
Officers. See REVENUE-CUTTER SERVICE, promotion.
Salary, computing, on. See COMPENSATION, annual.
Advance of private funds by battalion commissary. See COMMUTATION
OF RATIONS, private.
Boat, liability for loss of borrowed.
The United States is not liable for the loss of a boat which was
stolen while in the custody of customs officers who had bor-
rowed it for use on official business.
Reimbursement for personal property lost on steamship Leyden.
The right of an enlisted man of the Navy to reimbursement for
personal property lost in the wreck of the steamship Leyden
was forfeited by his subsequent desertion. 140.
Shipment of, at Government expense.
There is no provision of law authorizing the Government to un-
dertake and assume liability for the shipment of purely private
property of its officers or agents.
Assessment by local authorities against Government property. See
Reward for finding lost boat. See REWARD, payment.
Appropriation for incidental expenses of construction. See SUPERVISING
Assessments by cities for sewerage purposes. See TAXES, assessment.
Construction of new toilet room in Government Printing Office. See Gov-
ERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, repairs.
Electric-light plant for new custom-house at Baltimore, Md. See APPRO-
Pay, additional, to firemen for working overtime. See COMPENSATION,
Rent of buildings in District of Columbia, where not appropriated for in
terms. See DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, rent.
Rent of offices for Isthmian Canal Commission in District of Columbia.
See DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, rent.
Repairs as distinguished from new improvements. See APPROPRIATIONS,
Government, and GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, repairs.
Repairs, fiscal year for which made.
Repairs made to a building will ordinarily be presumed to be for
the needs and uses of the particular fiscal year in which they
were ordered, although this presumption is not conclusive,
but may be rebutted by the facts in each case. 454.
Signs, purchase of, for protecting public building sites.
The appropriation made in the act of April 28, 1904, for the cus-
tody, care, and protection of "lands and other property of the
United States" is exclusively applicable to the cost of signs
for the protection of public building sites on which no build-
ings have been erected. 655.
PUBLIC HEALTH AND MARINE-HOSPITAL SERVICE.
Advance of funds to sick seamen to pay traveling expenses.
The advancement of funds by the Public Health and Marine-
Hospital Service to sick seamen to defray incidental traveling
expenses on transfer from one hospital to another is prohib-
ited by section 3648, Revised Statutes. 433.
Meals, reimbursement for cost of.
An acting assistant surgeon of the Public Health and Marine-
́Hospital Service who was detailed, under the act of March 3,
1903, to assist in the inspection of aliens is not entitled to
reimbursement of the cost of meals taken while on duty after
6 p. m. at his official station. 250.
Per diem in lieu of subsistence.
The act of March 3, 1901, having provided that Government em-
ployees detailed to duty in connection with the Government
exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition should receive
no compensation other than their regular salaries, actual
traveling expenses, and the per diem in lieu of subsistence
therein provided for, payment to an employee of the Public
Health and Marine-Hospital Service while so detailed of an
additional per diem in lieu of subsistence from the appropria-
tion for said Service is not authorized. 433.
Purveying depot, establishment of, at Washington, D. C.
The duties of the employees of the purveying depot of the Public
Health and Marine-Hospital Service being separate and dis-
tinct from the duties of the employees of the office of the
Surgeon-General of said Service, the establishment of such a
depot in the District of Columbia and the payment of the em-
ployees thereof out of the appropriation for the Public Health
and Marine-Hospital Service is not prohibited by the act of
August 5, 1882, and is therefore authorized.
Salary, computing, of Assistant Surgeon-General, for fractional part of
month. See COMPENSATION, annual.
Land, purchase of, for site for bridge across Potomac River at Washington,
D. C. See APPROPRIATIONS, bridge.
Land, purchase of, where not appropriated for in terms. See APPROPRIA-
Signs for protecting public-building sites. See PUBLIC BUILDINGS, signs.
Survey of lands ceded by Shoshone Indians. See APPROPRIATIONS, general.
Advance of funds to civilian employees to pay traveling expenses.
TRAVELING EXPENSES, advance.
Advance of funds to disbursing officers. See DISBURSING OFFICERS,
Advance of funds to sick seamen. See PUBLIC HEALTH AND MARINE-
HOSPITAL SERVICE, advance.
Exchange, rate of, between English and United States money. See DIPLO-
MATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE, exchange.
Local revenues of Canal Zone, accounting for. See ISTHMIAN CANAL COM-
Refundment of moneys erroneously covered into Treasury. See REFUND.
Library cards and buff paper slips for Bureau of Standards.
Library cards and buff paper slips for the use of the Bureau of
Standards are printing for an Executive Department, within
the meaning of section 87 of the act of January 12, 1895, which
requires all printing for the Executive Departments to be done
at the Government Printing Office, and therefore the pur-
chase of such cards and slips from private persons is not
Patented devices, purchase of, for Department of Justice.
Under the act of June 28, 1902, which authorizes the Public Printer
to procure and supply, on requisition from the head of any
Executive Department, complete patented devices with which
to file money-order statements, or other uniform official pa-
pers, the Public Printer is authorized to purchase Jones's
patented complete loose-leaf ledger for the use of the Depart-
ment of Justice. 731.
Photolithographing and printing for Light-House Board.
The photolithographing and printing of drawings for the use of
the Light-House Board in connection with the letting of a
contract for the construction of a vessel is printing for an Ex-
ecutive Department within the meaning of section 87 of the
act of January 12, 1895, and must be done at the Government
Photolithographing and printing for the Light-House Board in
connection with the construction of light-houses and light
vessels are printing for an Executive Department, within the
meaning of the act of January 12, 1895, and must be done at
the Government Printing Office. 120.
Printing for Howard University.
Howard University in the District of Columbia is not a. part of
any Executive Department within the meaning of section 87
of the act of January 12, 1895, which provides that all print-
ing for the Executive Departments shall be done at the Gov-
ernment Printing Office; and therefore printing and binding
for said university is not required to be done at said office.
The appropriation for the law and general library of Howard
University in the District of Columbia is applicable to the
cost of printing and binding done for the university by private
Printing for Interior Department, payment for.
The appropriation for public printing and binding is exclusively
applicable to the expense of printing done at the Government
Printing Office for an Executive Department; and therefore
the appropriation for the Reclamation Service can not be used
to pay for printing done at said office for the Department of
the Interior. 398.
Printing for Isthmian Canal Commission.
The provision in section 87 of the act of January 12, 1895, requir-
ing all printing for the executive and judicial departments to
be done at the Government Printing Office has no application
to printing for the Isthmian Canal Commission. 36.
Printing for Marine Corps.
The Marine Corps is not a part of an "Executive Department,"
within the meaning of section 87 of the act of January 12,
1895, which requires that all printing for the Executive De-
partments shall be done at the Government Printing Office,
and therefore the purchase of printed streamers from private
parties for the use of a Marine Corps recruiting party is au-
Printing for Reclamation Service.
The Reclamation Service is not a part of an Executive Department
within the meaning of the public printing act of January 12,
1895, and therefore payment for printing for the sole and
exclusive use of the Reclamation Service should be made from
the appropriation for said Service, and not from the appropri-
ation for printing for the Interior Department. 595.
Time books for Government Hospital for the Insane.
"Time books" for the Government Hospital for the Insane are
blank books within the meaning of section 87 of the act of
January 25, 1895, which provided that all printing, binding,
and blank books for the Executive Departments should be
done at the Government Printing Office, and therefore the
purchase of said time books from private parties is not author-
Discharge. See ARMY, discharge.
Fire hose. See SUPERVISING ARCHITECT, appropriation.
Iron pipes for Government Hospital for the Insane. See APPROPRIATIONS,
Land, where not appropriated for in terms. See APPROPRIATIONS, land.
Library cards and buff paper slips for Bureau of Standards. See PUBLIC
Patented loose leaf ledgers. See PUBLIC PRINTING, patented.
Shelving and bookstacks. See GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, shelving.
Site for bridge over Potomac River at Washington, D. C. See APPROPRI-
Submarine torpedo boats. See APPROPRIATIONS, annual.
Supplies for Navy Department. See NAVY DEPARTMENT, Contracts.
Time books for Government Hospital for the Insane. See PUBLIC PRINT-
Water and ice for first and second class post-offices. See POST-OFFICE
QUARTERS. See MARINE Corps, quarters.
Berths, additional, occupied by troops in tourist car.
The United States is not liable for the use by troops of a greater
number of berths in a tourist car than were called for by the
transportation request, unless the action of the officer in charge
of the troops in contracting for such additional berths is subse-
quently approved by the proper administrative officers. 276.
Freight, land-grant deduction from, on excess baggage of officer changing
station. See ARMY, baggage.
Land grant, how far Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway is.
The Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway is a free land-grant road
between Junction City, Kans., and the northern boundary of
the Osage ceded lands. 206.
Land-grant road, Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway is.
The provision in the act of July 26, 1866, that the Missouri,
Kansas and Texas Railway should "at all times transport
troops, munitions of war, supplies, and public stores upon its
road for the Government of the United States free from all
cost or charge therefor to the Government," made said rail-
way a free land-grant road. 206.
Private property, shipment of, at Government expense.
Transportation, remains of deceased officer, over land-grant road.
Where the remains of a deceased officer of the Navy are trans-
ported over a land-grant railroad at Government expense
the charges therefor are subject to the usual land-grant
Transportation requests. See supra, berths.