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154 FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 195, 196. 1872. Forage. d For forage for horses belonging to field and stef? officers, six thousand 0 lars. Hire of quu- For hire of quarters for officers where there are no public quarters, six-

  • °”· teen thousand five hundred dollars. _

Contingent For contingencies, namely: Freight; ferriage; toll; cartalge;; “"¤°¤°°’·· purchase and repair of boats; labor; bumal of deceased. marines; printing, stationery, telegraphing; apprehension of deserters; 011, candles, gas ; rg. pairs of gas and water iixtures; water—rent, forage, barrack furniture; furniture for officers’ quarters ; bed-sacks, wrapping-paper, oilrcloth, crash, rope, twine, spades, shovels, axes, picks, carpenters tools; repairs to fire-engines; purchase and repair of engine-hose; purchase of lumber for benches, messtables, bunks; repairs to public oarryall; purchase and repair of harness; purchase and repair of hand-carts and wheelbarrows; scavengering; purchase and repair of galleys, cooking-stoves, ranges, stoves where there are no grates; gravel for parade·gr0unds; repair of pumps ; brushes, brooms, buckets, paving, and for other purposes, twenty-five thousand dollars: Pro- N0 P¤¢_f¤1‘ vided, That no money appropriated by this act shall be expended on account M"` °°gm°°' of naval engines contracted for during the war. Secretary of Sec. 2. That the Secretary of the Navy be, and is hereby, authorized &’Yc‘;‘l:;i;°gé$ and directed to sell, at public sale, such vessels and materials of the United ,.,;,§’a,,d mm, States navy as in his judgment cannot be advantageously used, repaired, or ri¤|¤· _ fitted out: Provided, That before any such sale shall be made, public notice usf;lg:;;“d"°" shall be given by advertisement in some leading newspaper or newspapers in at least four of the principal cities of the United States, which advertise ment shall state the number of vessels and the amount of materials proposed to be sold, with a description thereof so far as the same shall be practicable, together- with the time and place when and where such vessels and materials Report. w Con- can be seen and examined. And the Secretary of the Navy shall, at the gms. opening of each session of Congress, make a full report to Congress of his acts under the authority given by this section, which report shall contain a. statement of all vessels and materials sold, the parties buying the same, and the amount realized therefrom, together with such other facts as may be necessary to a full understanding of his acts; and the total amount received _ on such sales shall be covered into the United States treasury: Provided quggfggnlsgély further, That nothing in this section shall be construed as compelling the not be wwwa_ Secretary of the Navy to accept any bid or offer which in his judgment is grossly inadequate to the value of the vessel or materials offered for sale. ALTROVED, May 23, 1872. Mn 23, 1812. CHAP. CXCVI.-An Ae: makin A r ria:' s z ‘ ‘ ‘ ""Z"""""""" far t/zcjiscal Year ending .?un£1;hiiiZieth,zce;{glit(;re•illairilggilhddlfedgdigjlzeicddem], Be it enacted by the Senate cmd House cy" Representatives of the United Kllllifnry States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and

 “Pl"°' the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the treasury not

otherwise appropriated, for the support of the Military Academy for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-three, viz. : Omcers, in- For additional pay of officers, and for pay of instructors, cadets, and gE;l'°l"’”> "“°‘°l“~ musicieuis, two hundred and twenty-two thousand nine hundred and thirty- _ seven dollars and fifty cents. &g°P**"¤» *`“°l» For repairs and improvements, timber, plank, boards, joists, wall-strips, ‘ lathe, shingles, slate, tin, sheeblead, nails, screws, locks, butts, hinges, glass, paint, turpentine, oils, bricks, lime, cement, plaster, hair, blasting-powder, fuses, iron, steel, tools, mantels, and other similar materials, fourteen thousand C tive; hnndredfdollsrs. itlsen—me— `or pay o citizen-mechanics employed u on re airs that cannot be done °h°"“"“‘ by enlisted men, eight thousand dolllags. P P _·I· or fuel aud apparatus, coal, wood, stove , grates, furnaces, ranges, firebucks, and repaus, fourteen thousand dollars.