Confidential Fortifications Bill, 1919: Hearings Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations ... in Charge of the Fortifications Appropriations Bill, Sixty-fifth Congress, Second Session

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1918 - 572 pages

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Page 85 - ... official business outside of the District of Columbia and away from their designated...
Page 65 - This appropriation is designed for the 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.
Page 479 - ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER PLANTS. For the purchase and installation of electric light and power plants for the seacoast fortifications on the Canal Zone, $173,000.
Page 175 - For the purchase, manufacture, maintenance, operation, and repair of airships and other aerial machines, buildings, for equipment, and other accessories necessary in the Air Service for use in connection with the seacoast defenses of the...
Page 522 - For the alteration, maintenance, and installation of the seacoast artillery, including the purchase and manufacture of machinery, tools, and materials necessary for the work, and expenses of civilian mechanics, and extra-duty pay of enlisted men engaged thereon...
Page 104 - 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, including the purchase of reserve lights, $00,000.
Page 531 - That the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the United States Bureau of Mines, is hereby authorized and empowered to make or cause to be made annual or necessary inspections and investigations in coal mines...
Page 531 - The products of such plants shall be used by the President for military and naval purposes to the extent that he may deem necessary, and any surplus which he shall determine is not required shall be sold and disposed of by him under such regulations as he may prescribe.
Page 531 - to construct, maintain and operate" on any such site "dams, locks, improvements to navigation, power houses, and other plants and equipment or other means than water power as in his judgment is the best and cheapest, necessary or convenient for the generation of electrical or other power and for the production of nitrates or other products needed for munitions of war and useful in the manufacture of fertilizers and other useful products.
Page 532 - The plant or plants provided for under this Act shall be constructed and operated solely by the Government and not in conjunction with any other industry or enterprise carried on by private capital.

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