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of each steam vesse? within their respective districts, and shall satisfy themselves | that every, such vessel so submiitted to their inspection is of a structure suitable || for the service in which she is to be employed, has suitable accommodations for || passengers and crew, and is in a condition to warrant the belief that she may be

of law in regard to fires, boats, pumps, hose, life-preservers, floats, anchors, cables and other things are faithfully complied with ; and if they deem it expe- || dient they may direct the vessel to be put in motion, and may adopt any other || suitable means to test her sufficiency and that of her equipment. The local inspectors shall, once in every year, at least carefully inspect the hull of each sail || yessel of over seven hundred tons carrying passengers for hire and all other vessels, and barges of over one hundred tons burden carrying passengers for hire within their respective districts, and shall satisfy themselves that every , such vessel so submitted to their inspection is of a structure suitable for the service in which she is to be employed, has suitable accommodations for the crew, and is in condition to warrant the belief that she may be used in navigation with safety to ife: Provided, that vessels while laid up and dismantled and out of commission may, by regulations established by the Board of Supervising Inspectors, with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, be exempted from any or all inspection under sections forty-four hundred and seventeen, forty-four hundred and eighteen, forty-four hundred and twenty-six, forty-four hundred and twentyseven. Whenever any inspector or assistant inspector shall, in the performance of his duty, find on board any vessel subject to the provisions of this title, as part of the required equipment thereof, any equipment, machinery, apparatus or || appliances not comforming to the requirements of law, he shall require the same || to be placed in proper condition by the owner or master of the said vessel, if || possible; and if said inspector or assistant inspector shall find on board any such || vessel any life-preservers or fire hose so defective as to be incapable of repair, he shall require that the same be destroyed in his presence by such owner or master. And in any of the foregoing cases local inspectors by whom or under whose || supervision said vessel is then being inspected shall have power to enforce the foregoing requirements by revoking the certificate of the said vessel; and by

shall have been fully complied with or until such action of the local inspectors shall have been reversed, modified, or set aside by the supervising inspector of the district on proper appeal by the owner or master of said vessel, which appeal Shall be made to the said Supervising inspector within ten days after the finaj || action as aforesaid by the local inspectors; and upon such appeal, duty made, the Supervising inspector shall have power to affirm, modify, or set aside such action by the local inspectors.” : Section second amended Section 4,453, Revised Statutes, to read: “In addition || to the annual inspection, the local inspectors shall examine, at || Life proper times, steamers arriving and departing to and from their || Saving respective ports, so often as to enable them to detect any neglect || Appliances. to comply with the requirements of law, and also any defects or imperfections becoming apparent after the inspection aforesaid, and || tending to render the navigation of the vessels unsafe; and of they shall discover any omission to comply with the law, or that repairs have become necessary to maize the vessel safe, the inspector shall at once notify the master, in writing, stating in the no— || tice what is required; and if he deems the requirements unreasonable or unnecessary he # may apply for a re-examination of the case to the supervising inspector, as provided in the preceding section. All inspections and orders for repairs shall be promptly made by the inspectors, and when it can be safely done, in their judgment, ey shall permit repairs to be made where those interested can most conveniently do thera. And whenever any local inspector or supervising in Spector ascertains to his satisfaction that any vessel, subject to the provisions of this title, has been or is being navigated or operated Without complying with the terms of the vessel’s || certificate `of inspection regarding the number and class of licensed officers and crew, or without complying with the provisions of law and her said certificate as to the number or kind of life-saving or fire-fighting apparatus, or without maintaining in good and efficient condition her lifeboats, fire pumps, flre hose, and life preservers, or that for any other reason said vessel cannot be operated with safety to life, the said local or Supervising inspector shall order the owner or master of said vessel to correct such unlawful conditions, and may require that the vessel at once cease navigating and be submitted to reinspection; and in case the said orders of such inspector Shall not at Once be complied with, the said inspector shall revoke the said vessel’s certificate of inspection and shall immediately give to the owner, master, or agent of said vessel notice, in writing, of such revocation; and no new certificate of inspection shall be again issued to her until the provisions of this title have been complied with. Any vessel subject to the provisions of this title Operating or navigating or attempting to operate or navigate after the revocation of her certificate of inspeciion and before the issuance of a new certificate, shall, uppn application by the inspector to any district court of the United States having jurisdiction, and by proper order or action of said court in the premises, be seized summarily by way of libel and held without privilege of release by bail or bond untli a proper certificate of inspection shall have been issued to said V:ssel: Provided, that the master or owner of any vessel whose certificate shall have been so revoked may within thirty days after receiving notice of Such revocation appeal to the Secretary of Commerce and Labor for a re-examination of the case, and upon such appeal the said Secretary shall have power to revise, .xmodify, or set aside such action of the local

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$4 - ACTS AND THESOLUTIONS, Tsvi ITT'H CONGRESS.

or supervising inspector and direct tho issuance to such vessel of her original certificate or of a new certificate of inspection; and in case the said Secretary

§: shali so direct the issuance of a certificate, all judicial process against said vessel

based on this section shall thereupon be of Do further force or effect, and the Vessci Shall thereupon be released.'' * Section third provided that Section 4,488 G f the Revised Statutes of the United States be amended to read as sollows: “Sec. 4, 4S$. Every steamer navigating the ocean, or any is ke, bay, or sound of the United States, shall be provided with such numbers of lifeboats, sloats, rafts, life preservers, line-carrying projectiles, and

the means of propeling them, and drags, as will best secure the safety of all ||

persons on board such vessel in case of disaster; and every sea going vessel carrying passengers, and every such vessel navigating any of the northern or northwestern lakes, shall have the lifeboats required by 18, W. provided with suita43 le boat disengaging apparatus, so arranged as to allow Such boats to be safely 19 unched wbile such vessels are under Speed or oth crwise, and so as to allow such disengaging apparatus to be operated by one person, disengaging both ends of the boat simultaneously from the tackies by which it raay be lowered to the water. And the board of Supervising inspectors shall six and determine, by their rules and regulations, the character of lifeboats, floats, rafts, life preservers, line carrying projectiles, and the means of propelling them, and drags that shall be used on such veseis, and also the character, and capacity of pumps or other appliances for freeing the stcarmer from water in case of heavy Heakage, the capacity of such pump3 or appliances being suitcd to the navigation in which the steanner is employed. Every vessel subject to the provisions of this title shall, while in operation, carry one life preserver for each and cycry person allowed to be carFied on said vessed by the certificatc of inspection, including each member of the crew : Provided, however, that upon such vessels and under such conditions as are specified in Section 4, 482 floats may be substituted for life preservers. Any

persor, who wilfully and knowingly manufactures or sells, or offers for sale, or has ||

ir; his possession with in tes, t to sel?, life preservers containing metal or other nor buoyant material, for the purpose of increasing the weight thereof, or more metal or other such materioll than is reasonably shed essary for the Construction thereof, or who shall so manufacture, sell, offer for sale, or possess with intent to sell any other articles cornnnortly used sor preservation of life or the prevention of fire on board Vesels subject to the provisions of this title, which articles shall be so defective as to tyc in Gfficient to accomplish tho purposes for which they aro respectively intended arod designed, shall, upon Conviction, be fined not more than

$2,000, and may, in addition thcreto, in ille discretion of the court, be imprisoned .

riot Cxceeding five years.'' Section sottr & mended Section 4.499 Revised Statutes, to road as sollows: “If any vessel propelled in whole or in part by Steam bo navigatcd without P&#3 otics. connplying voith the terms of this title, the owner shall be liable to the United States in a penalty of $500 for each offence, one-half for the use of the informer, for which surn the vessel so navigated shall be liable, and nnay He seized and pa occeded D gainst by way of libel in any district court of thc United States having jurisdiction of the offer cc, Persons or corporations chartering or engaging or contracting for the use of vessels subject, to this title, under such terms and conditions that they have full and exclusive control of the managCIment and operation of such vessels, shall be subject to the same penalties for violations of the provisions of this title as are now Imposed upon owners of vessels thereunder, and in such cases the origi's ghali not be liable to such penalties for such violations by such charterers or contractors.'' Section five providcol that Section 5,344 of the Revised Statutes of the United States be, abd it is hereby, amonded to read as follows: “Sec. 5,344. Every captain, engineer, pilot, or other person employed , on any steamboat or vessel, , by whose misconduct, negligence, or in attention to his dutics on Such vessel the life of any person is destroyed, and every owner, chartercr. inspector, or other public officer, through whose fraud, neglect, connivance, misconduct, or violation of law, the life of any person is destroyed, shall be decrimed guilty of the felony of rnanslaughter, and upor, conviction thereof, before any circuit, court of the United States, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of thot. Imore than $10,000, , or to confineInent at hard labor for a period of not rssûre. than ten years, or either, or both : provided, That when the owner or charterer of any steamboat or vessel shall be a corporation, any executive officer of such Corporation, for the time being actually charged with the control and management of the , operations, equipment, or navigation of such steamboat Grovessel, who has knowingly and wilfully Càused or allowed such fraud, neglcct, contii vance, misconduct, or Violation of law, by which the life of any person is destroyed, shall be decraed guilty of the felony of mansiaughter, and upon conviction thereof, before any circuit court of the United §tates, shall ise sentenced to confinement at laard labor for a period of not more

- a ten years.” than,; {j act rearranged the inspection districts and the Corapertsation of

inspectors and provided further that the Secretary of Commerce and ||

*ist, Labor may from time to time detail said, assistant inspectors of one #ea. port or dišt ict, as the needs of the steamboat inspection service may, in his discretion require, The fourth act provided that Section 4,418,0s the lovised Statutos of the United gtates so, and is hereby, amoided to read, as follows: "Seo. 4,418. The local inspecto ghāī; also inspect the boi,ers and their appurtenanges in all steam, vessels besore to so... soil be used, and once at least in every year thereafter, and shall subject all

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boilers to the hydrostatic pressure. A1) such vessels shall comply with the following
conditions; that the openings for the passage of water and steam, rospectively,
and all pipes and tubes oxposed to heat, are of proper dirin Cnsions and free from
obstructions; t) talt the spaces between and around the 1sucS are Su (ficient; that
slucs, boilers, surnalcos, safety valves, fusible plugs, how water indicators, feed
water apparatus, gauge cocks, 3 team gauges, water and Stean) pipes connecting
boilers, in eans of preven Lion of sparks and flarn CŞ from fire doors, low wox ter
gauges, means of removing mud and 3ediment from boilers, and all other such
mach in cry and appurton ances thereof, are of such construction, Sfrape, colo dition
arrangernent, and matorial that the same may be safely ean ployed in the scrow ice
proposed without peri) to life; and the local inspectors shall satisfy themselves by
thorough cza.mination that said requirements of law and regulations in regard
there to have been ful Iy complied with. A li boilers used on steam vessels and
constructed of iron or 8tech plates, inspected under the provisions of Section
for ty-sour hundred and thirty, shall be subjected to a hydrost a tic test, in the
ratio of Ono hundred and fifty pounds to the square inch to one hundred pounds
to the square inch of tho working stearn power allowed. No boiler or flue pipe,
nor any of the connections; therew ith, shall be approved, which is made, in whole
or in part, of bad material, or is unsafe in its form, or dangerous from defective
world manship, age, usc, or other C3 use.”
Section two provided that Section 4,480 of the Revised Statutes of the United
States be, and it is hereby, armended to read as follow 8: “Sec. 4,480. Every
steam er carrying passengers shall be provided with such tiller ropes, til] er rods,
or chains for the purpose of steering &nd navigating the V CŞsel, and Such bell
pulls for signalizing the engineer from thc pilot house, and such tubc;3 or glher
arrangern ent to repeat back the signal to thc pilot house, as Fray be prescribed
by the board of supervising inspectors, with ihe approval of the Secretary of
Cornroerce and Labor.” &
Section three provided that Section 4,433 of tho Revised $tatutes of the United
States be, and it is hereby, arn ended to read as so fows: “Sec. 4,483. Every sor ch
stearn vessel carrying pass cilgers shall keep such fore backcts, axes and water
barrels; as shall be prescribed by the regulations establish cół by the board of
supervising inspectors, with the approval of the Secretary of Cornrnerco and
Labor, The buckets and barrels shall be kept in conven ten t places and filted with
water, to be in readiness in case of sire, and the axes shall be kept in good
order and roady for immediate use. Tanks of suitable d in en rich is and arrange-
ment, or buckets in sufficient number, may be substituted for barrels.”
Section four repealed Śections 4,435, 4,436 and 4,459 of the Revised Statutes }}
&f the U Yu ited Stolt & S. £,
The fifth act provided that Section 4,4t 5 of the Revised Stotates of the
United States be, and it is hereby, a mendo à to read as follows: “3::c. 4, 4 + 5. 3" he
it?spoctor os hulls shall be a person of good chara cter on 3
Huàis azad K_{eexse;3, suitable qualification is and 3. itain meth ts to perform the
sorvić ca required os on inspector ot hułł3, w ś,
his practical knowle ilgo of shipbuilding and navigation and the uses of
steam in navigation is fully competent to nia.ke a re] lable estions.te of the strength,
sea..w orth in ess and otli) &r qualities of the hulls of ve Sels and the color ipm on t
deonn cd essential to safety of tise in their navigation ; and tho inspect or of boile:S
shall be a person of good character and suitable qualifica-tions on d a t tainments t
por form the services required of an inspector of boil cris, who is conn his knowledge
and czperion ee of the duties of an engineer empioy ed in navigating v osse is 33 y
steam, and also of the construction and use of boilers, and machinery, and appur-
tenances theirew ith connected, is able to form a resiable opinion of the strength,
form, workmanship and suitableness of boilers and maeh in ery to be employed,
without hazard to life from imperfection in the material, workmanship, or
arrangement of anny part of St. Ch' appa ratus for steanning. The inspecton of h tols;
and the inspector of boilers desłgorated by the Secretary of Conanneree and Labor
shall, from the date of designation, constitute a board of local inspectors.”
Section two provided that Section 4,416 of the Revised 3tatutes of the United
States be any ended to read as follows: "'Sec. 4, 416. No per son intereste §, either
directly or in directly, in any paten ted article required to be used on airly steam et
by this title, or who is , a member of any association of owners, masters, engi-
neers, or pilots of steam boats, or who is, directly or in directly, pecunian ily in toy-
ested in any steam vessel, or who has not it, e Qualifications and incó trirements
prescribed by this title, or who is internperate in his habits, shall be eligibjo to
hold the office of either supervising, local, Qr assistant inspector, or to dischargo
the duties thereof; and if any Such person shaft attempt to exercise the functions
of the office of either inspector he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemean ol",
punishable by a fine of $500, and shall be dismissed from office.”
Section three provided that Section 4,423 of the Revised Statutos of the United
States bc, and it is hereby, and ended to read as follows: “See, 1,423. Every col-
lector or other chief officer of the custorms shall retain on file all original certiň-
cates of he inspectors required to be delivered to him, and shall give to the
master or owner of the vessel therein harned three certified copies thereof, two
of which shall be placed by Such master or owner in conspicuous places in the
vessel where they will be most likoły to be observed by passengers and others
and there kept at all times, framed under glass, and the other shall be retained
by such master or owner as evidence of the authority thereby conferred : Pro-
vided, however, that where , it is not practicable to so expose said copies they
shall be carried in the vessel in such manner as shall be prescribed by the regu.

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$6 Acts AND REsottinions, Lvisit II congress.

lations established by the board of supervising inspectors with the approval of the Secretary Of Commlerce and Labor.” Section four provided that Section 4, 426 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, as arr, ended by act of January 18, 1897, be, and it is here by, further an ended to read as follows: “Sec. 4, 42 U. The hull and boilers of every ferryboat, canal boat, yacht, or . other small craft of like collaracter prope lied by steal n, shall be inspected under the provisions of this title. Such other provisions of law for the better security of life as Inay be applicable to such vessels shall, by the regulations of the b Qa. Tú Of Supervising inspectors, also be required to be complied with before a certificate of inspection sli all be granted, and no such vessel shall be navigated with Out a licensed engineer and a licensed pilot: Torovided, however, that in Open Stean; launches of ten tons burden and under, one person, if Cluiy Qualified, may set v C in the double capacity of pilot and engine cr. All vessels of above fifteen to ns burden carrying freight or passengers for lo ire. propelled by gas, sluid, in a pluthia, or electric motors, sh: Lil be, and are hereby, made subject to all the provisions of Section 4.426 of the Hevised Statutes of the United Stoltes relating to the inspection of hulls and boilers and requiring C-1, gineers and pilots, on d for any violation of the provisions of this title applicable to such vessels, Ol' Of rules or regulations law finily estal) lished the reundler, and to the extent to which such provisions of law a nati regulation us arc so applica ble, the said vessels, their nasters, officers and owners sha.[l be subject to the provisio IIS of Sections 4,496, 4,497. 4, 498, 4,439 and 4,300, relating to the imposition and enforcement of penalties and the er; forcern en £ of lavy.” Section five armended Section 4,449, Revised Statutes, to read as follows: “Is any Iicensed officer slall, to the hird ran eG of coni illerce wrongfully or u to reasoi, a loly refuse to serve in his offleial capacity on any vessel as authorized Revocations by th: e terms of Inis certificate of license, or shall fail to delivor to and - the applicant for such service at the time of such resusai, 'if the Suspensiong. same shall be demanded, a statement in writing assigilisig good & nu sufficient reasons therefor, or 1f any pilot or engineer shall refuse to admit into the pilot house or erug one roo in any person, Whorn the master or owner of the vessel may desire to place there for the purpose of learning the profession, , his liconse shall be revoked of suspended upon the same procedings as are provided in other cases of revocation or suspension of such liesnsos." Section six provided that Section 4,452 of the R evised Statutes of the United States be, and it is lue reby, a. In ended to read as lows: “Sec. 4, 452. Wh (-never any board of local it is 13 ectors refuses i , , , ra " i " , ; (; ense to any person applying for the same, or suspen Cls or revokes the ii, -e of ally rmaster, mate, engineer; or pilot, any person de enling hirinst i f \ roll; ed by such refusali, suspension or revocation may, within thirty day: t , ; , roof, on supplication to the supervising inspector of the district, have his “J or exa rained a new by such supervising inspector; and the local roard shall fun so sit to the Supervising inspector, in writing, the reasons for its doings in the pre I is es: and such supervising irispector shall cxamine the case ail evy, and l:e s] lay ; ; a V e i li e Sãrne powers to Slim rn on Witnesses and compel their at ten dance and 2 to . . . . sminister oaths that are conferred on local inspectors; and sucht witnesses ai, d tile Inarshal shall be paid in the satne Inanner as provided for, by in e preceding, so “tion, and sucíl supervising inspector may res; 3)xe, change, or Tao lify the decision of such local board; and , like proceedings may to e had by any roaster or ÖV. In e i of any & to alm Vessel in relation to the inspection of such vesses, or her boot-1 s or in a chirlery, by any such local board; and in case 6f repairs, and in an v i to estigation or inspection, w Here the re shall be a disagreernent oetween ti e ] , e, , inspectors, the Super vising inspector, win en sc, raquested, sha.] I investigate all cl decide the Couse. In cases of trials for the re.-: , ; at is, to or suspe, siu i t . , s aui, 3 of cer's l to ense, Włl for e ('it') or the licenso has be on revoked or suspensios, for in ore ti, an Six months in as been made, and such ağtion , has bog n aff, ririe J },y the supé r isłix g . if, Spotor, the Officer W in CSC tić's inse is in ii. Question raay Ilave the case oxa no in 6 & a news by the stir, f. rvising inspects, r general, # who shalt have the same powers to sum nut's witnesses, to corn ped th” ir attoad once, if and to adnainister oath: 3 s are conferred C. loal inspectors, and ille Supervising inspector general roay revoke, change, or roodify, saidt decisions. . Application for r such re-exam airmation of the case sha il he rotade to the sugervising inspector ge lyeri i ! voir, thirty (lays after fir:ll decision by the supervising in spector." Section "so on pro , is led th: at Section 4.47 0 Qi th C I & Vised Statittes of tile so II it to il States 1,6, ai, I it is hereby, an ended to read as soo!g w8: , “Sec. 4,470. Every stoner carrying passer, gers or freight shall be provided with suitablo pip's arid valves attached to the boiler, to convey & tearn {Tl to the hold and to th & Cliff (. rent &n, partist, conts the recy to extinguish fire, or such other suitable apparatus its may be press r1}} • joy the regulations of the board of supervising inspoctors, with , the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, for extinguishing fire in the hoid and corn partmle 11ts there of by the introduction through pipes into Such if hold and compal im, on ts of Coronic acid gas or other sire exting uisłłirls; gas or or and coery stove used on board of any such Vossel shal! We well and §oarely fastelled, so as to prey ent it from oeing moyed or overthrown, and wil “...odwork or other ignitible substances about, the boilers, chimneys, cook houses and stovepipes, exposed to ignition, shal! be thoroughiy shielled by SU silë in 1C 0 sol§ustible material ir, such a suavit ste § 4.9 to to Yo the air to circulate freely Detween gūch material and woodwork of other, ignitible substànce; and before granting a certificate of inspection the inspeçtor shals. require, a.}s other necessary provisions o, be made throughout such vessel to guaro, against loss or 'longer fr’ j no fire.” section eight provided that Section 4, #72 of the stoised Statutes Of ton & B_s to #tate

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States he, and it is hereby, armended to read as follows: “Sec. 4,472. No loose hay, loose cotton, or loose hermp, camphene, nitroglycerine, naphtha, benzine, benzole, coal oil, crude or refined petrołęum, or other like explosive burning fluids, Ol' like dangerous articles, shall be carried as freight or used as storos on any of 8teamer carrying passengers; nor shall baled cottom or herop be carried on such |: steamers untess the bales are compactly pressed and thoroughly coverod and # secured in Such manner as sha]} be prescribed by the regulations established by the board of supervising inspectors with the approval of the Secretary of Com

|. and Lab (n'; nor sha.] I gunpowdor be carried on any such V6 8Sel except if

under special license; nor shall oil of vitriol, nitric or other chemical acids be carried on Such steamers except On the decks or guards thereof or in such other safe part of the vessel as shall be prescribed by the inspectors. Refined petroleum, which will not ignite at a term perature less than 110 degrees of Fahrenheit thermometer, may be carried on board such steamers upon routes where there is no other practica.bie mode of transporting it, and under such regulations as shall} is be prescribed by the board of supervising inspectors with the approval of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor; and oil or spirits of turpentine may be corrij || on such steamers when put up in good metallic vessels or casks or barrels well || and securely bound with iron and stowed in a secure part of the vessel, and is friction matches may be carried on such steamers when securely packed in ji strong, tight chests or boxes, the covers of which shall be well secured by locks, | screws, or other reliable fastenings, -and stowed it, a safe part of the vessel at

secure distance from any fire Or heat. All such other provisions shall be made On every steam or carrying passengers or freight, to guard against and extinguish fire, as shall be prescribed by the board -of supervising inspectors and approved by the Secretary of Corn merce and J_abor. Nothing in the foregoing or following sections of this act sla all prohibit the transportation by Stearn vessels of gase lone or any of the products of petroleum when carried by motor vehicles (comin only known as automobiles) using the same as a source of motive power: i. Provided, however, that all sire, if any. In such vehicles or automobiles be extin- ||

refighted until immediately before said vehicle shall leave the vessel: Provided further, that any owner, master, agent. Or other person having charge of passenger steam vessels shall have the right to refuse to transport automobile vehicles the tanks of which contain gasolene, naphtha, or other dangerous burning filaid 3.” Section nine provided that Section 4,498 of the Revised Statutes of the United States be, and it is heraby, arner, ded to read as follows: “Sec. 4,498. A register, enrollment, or licensc shall not be granted or other papers be issued by any collector or other chief officer of customs to any vessel subject by law to inspection under this title until all the provisions of this title applicable to such vessel have been fully complied with and until the certificate of inspection required by this title for Sueli vessel has been filed with said Collector.” Section ten provided that rule one of Section 4,322 of the Revised Statutes of it the United States be amended to read as follows: “Rule 1. Every steam vessel it which is under sail and not under Steam shall be considered a sail vessel ; and # every steam vessel which is under steam, whether under sail or not, shall be #

hereinafter named, subject to the approval of the President: Provided, that the: |

considered a steam vessel. The words steam vessel shall include any vessel propelled by machinery.” - : An act approved March 3, 1905, provided that there shall be inaugurated in the year to 07, on and near the waters of Hampton Roads, in the State of Virginia, an international naval, marine and military eelebration, beginning: Jamestown May 13, and ending not later than November 1, 1997. Section second Celebration. appropriated $250,000, to be expended by the Seeretary of the Treasury and apportioned as follows: Fifty thousand dollars for the expenditures which shall be made by the Commission hereinafter ereated and not herein speeffically provided for, $3) preporing for and condueting said eelebration, #. including the expenses of said Coramission, One hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars far the official entertaininnerit of foreign military and naval repre-sentatives, of which airrount $100,000 shall be expended by the commander-inchief of the North Atlantie fleet, under the supervision of the Secretary of the Navy, and $25,00s, thereof by the chief of staff of the army, under the supervision of the Secretary of War. Fifty thousand dollars for a permanent monument upon to the place of the first permanent English settlement at Jarrestown, Va., and in commemoration thereof; the site and design to be selected by the componission

site be donated to the United States by proper deed. Fifteen thousand dollars fer permanent moorings, for, the use of Vessels participating in said celebration at: ižannpton Roads, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Navy. Ten: thousand -dollars for exhibiting on the Soeine of the engagement between the #: Monitor and Merrimac one or more of the old monitors of that period in order to illustrate the progress of naval construction. | Section three authorized the President of the United States to make procłamation of said celebration, setting forth the event to be commemorated, inviting foreign nations to participate by the sending of their naval vessels and such representation of their military organizations as may be practicable, ajad to have such portions of our army and navy, assembled thore, during, the said celebration. as may be compatible with the public service. And the President is also autiaoro, ized to invite participation kh said celebration by the militia of the several States, but at their own, expense. .# - Seetion four authorized the President to constitute a commission to consist4.

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