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1224 SIXTY·THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. III. Rns. 8, 9. 1915. United States, as in their judgment may be spared and are not in use by the Government at the time of the encampment. The loan of the said ensigns, {lags, signal numbers, and so forth, to said chairman shall not take place prior to the fifteenth day of September and shall be returned by him by the fifteenth day 0 October, nineteen hundred and fifteen. Bm Sec. 4. That for the protection and ret1u·n of said ensigns, flags, s` al numbers, and so orth, the said chairman, or his successor in oglce, shall execute and deliver to the President of the United States, or to such officer as he may designate, a satisfactory bond in the penalty of $50,000, to secure just pagrment for any loss or damage E said ensiglgséiiiags, and signal num ers not necessarily incident to e use s . · mY¤°°* ¤¤*"¤*=*¤¤¤· Sm. 5?‘That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to grant permits to the citizens' executive committee or the entertainment of the Grand Army of the Republic for the use of any reservation or other public spaces in the city of Washington on the occasion of the forty-ninth national encampment in the months of September and October, nineteen hundred and fifteen, which, in his opinion, will inflict no serious or permanent injuries upon such reservations or ublic spaces, or statuary therein; and the Commissioners of the District of Columbia may designate for such and other purposes on the ozcaaion aforesaid wh streetsi avenues, and Sidewalks in gaid Bunn,} cit 0 as' nas eymay eem roperan necess : ro- M wid, t all stands and platiorms that may bzryerected on the public spaces aforesaid shall e under the supervision of the said citizens' executive committee and in accordance with plans and demgns to be approved by the Architect of the Capitol, the Commissioner of Pub c Buildings and Gronmds, and the building inspector of the District of Columbia. mL,‘:{,§_‘ *‘°°P“°l Sec. 6. That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to loan to the chairman of the medical department of the forty-ninth national encamtpment of the Grand Army of the Republic, or his successor in said office, for the pu?ose of caring for the sick, injured, and infirm on the occasion of the encampment of the Grand Arm of the Republic in the months of September and October, nineteen liundred an fifteen, such hospital tents and camfp ap liances and other necessaries, hospital fiuniture, and utensils 0 all clbscriptious, ambulances, horses, drivers, stretchers, and Red Cross Bags and les belonging to the Government of the United States as in his jugment ma be spared and are not in use by the Government at the time ofy the Q&g°"‘{;;,,,_ encamgmentz Provided, That the said chairman, or his successor in ' said office, shall indemnify the War Department for any loss to such poospitlal tents and appliances as aforesaid not necessarily incident suc use. Approved, March 3. 1915. gg?w%_] [No. 9.] Joint Resolution Authorizing the Secretary of War to use any allotment

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' °°" °‘ ·· and fourteen, enutled "An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, ‘f.‘£ap¥’2§."&‘é°i‘.§.§$§$§?£é£r%¥‘*ii§2t"§§E.°?¤EES1“§fah°§'Z$$“&““F ‘°’ °“‘°’ "“" Y y a • ` Resolved by the Senate and House o Re eaentatives 0 the United N"' Y°"‘ H°"’°‘· qf_A·merica in Congress assembleid, Tgrat the Secreiscary of War Eggegfvapetezame or is authorized and empowered to use any of the allotment made under C,,,,,m, R,,,(_ '°“‘°‘ ° the provisions of the Act approved October second, nineteen hundred -*”¢*·P· 725- and fourteen, entitled "A¤ Act appropriations for the coustruction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other p1u·poses," for the improvement of East