War Department Appropriation Bill, 1923: Hearings Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations United States Senate, Sixty-seventh Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 10871, a Bill Making Appropriations for the Military and Nonmilitary Activities of the War Department for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1923, and for Other Purposes. Printed for the Use of the Committee on Appropriations

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1922 - 953 pages

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Page 173 - For the purchase, manufacture, and test of ammunition for seacoast and land defense cannon, including the necessary experiments in connection therewith, and the machinery necessary for its manufacture at the arsenals, $1,600,000.
Page 189 - And the services of skilled draftsmen, civil engineers, and such other services as the Secretary of War may deem necessary, may be employed only in the office of the Chief of Engineers to carry into effect the various appropriations for rivers and harbors...
Page 47 - Army active list ; interment, or preparation and transportation to their homes, of the remains of civil employees of the Army in the employ of the War Department who die abroad, in Alaska, in the Canal Zone...
Page 190 - June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight, shall not exceed ten thousand dollars; and that the Secretary of War shall each year, in the annual estimates, report to Congress the number of persons so employed, their duties, and the amount paid to each.
Page 705 - ... under observation, general prisoners of war (including Indians held by the Army as prisoners, but for whose subsistence appropriation is not otherwise made', Indians employed with the Army as guides and scouts, and general prisoners at posts; for the subsistence of the masters.
Page 281 - Congress, and to issue from time to time to the National Guard, upon requisition of the governors of the several States...
Page 171 - For the alteration and maintenance of seacoast artillery, including the purchase and manufacture of machinery, tools, materials necessary for the work, and expenses of civilian mechanics and extra-duty pay of enlisted men engaged thereon, $300,000.
Page 299 - Whatever information you have, even upon the gentleman's own showing, is a letter from the secretary of war to the chairman of the committee of ways and means.
Page 251 - For maintenance and repair of searchlights and electric light and power equipment for seacoast fortifications, and for tools, electrical and other supplies, and appliances to be used in their operation, at the following localities: Hawaiian Islands, $7,000 ; Philippine Islands, $25.000.
Page 233 - We hope if we get a little growth at intervals that after a while it will spread, but up to the present time we have not been able to find anything that can be placed as cheaply as we think we can get if we continue these experiments.

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