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istered by the Secretary of the Interior or under his direction by such officer or officers as may be designated by him. Sec. 1, act of June 30, 1932 (47 Stat. 46); 48 U. . C. 322-327.

In connection with the transfer effected by this section, certain military reservations in Alaska no longer required for military purposes were placed under control of the Secretary of the Interior by Executive Order No. 7127, August 6, 1935.

In view of the above, the provisions of the act of January 27, 1905 (33 Stat. 616), establishing the board of road commissioners for Alaska, are omitted, as no longer affecting the War Department.

1050. The text of this section as published in the 1929 Edition, based on section 1, act of June 30, 1921 (42 Stat. 90); 48 U. S. C. 327, is omitted as no longer affecting the War Department. See 1049, ante.

1051. Statue of Liberty; maintenance and repairs.—The Treasurer of the Cnited States is hereby authorized and directed to receive the sum of thirtyfive thousand dollars, more or less, from the executive committee of the Statue of Liberty erected on land belonging to the United States on Bedloes Island, New York Harbor; and the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to keep the said statue in repair, and to pay for the same from the appropriation for “Regular supplies,” under the Quartermaster's Department, in the appropriation for the support of the Army for the fiscal year in which such expenses shall be incurred. Sec. 1, act of Apr. 28, 1904 (33 Stat. 498).

The compilers of the United States Code have not followed the recommendation of the War Department (J. A. G. 010.3, Dec. 26, 1929, p. 3) that this section, based on section 1. act of April 28, 1904 (33 Stat. 498), be included in the Code as still in force.

1052. For text of this section as published in the 1929 Edition, see 1307, post.

1053. The text of this section as published in the 1929 Edition, based on act of May 12, 1917 (40 Stat. 67), 32 U. S. C. 23, was repealed by the “Camp Taylor Proviso," 1002a, ante (J. A. G. 602.2, Aug. 10, 1931).

1054. United States Disciplinary Barracks; officers and guards.-The officers of the United States Disciplinary Barracks shall consist of a commandant and such subordinate officers as may be necessary, who shall be detailed by the Secretary of War from the commissioned officers of the Army at large. In addition to detailing for duty at said disciplinary barracks such number of enlisted men of the Staff Corps and departments as he may deem necessary, the Secretary of War shall assign a sufficient number of enlisted men of the line of the Army for duty as guards at said disciplinary barracks and as noncommissioned officers of the disciplinary organizations hereinafter authorized. Said guards, and also the enlisted men assigned for duty as noncommissioned officers of disciplinary organizations, shall be detached from the line of the Army, or enlisted for the purpose.

Par. 4, sec. 2, act of Mar. 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1085); 10 U. S. C. 1454. 1055, United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth; designation

Provided, That the United States military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, shall hereafter be known as the United States Disciplinary Barracks and the branches of said prison as branches of such barracks. Sec. 1, act of Mar. 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1074).

The United States Military Prison, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, shall hereafter be known as the United States Disciplinary Barracks. Par. 1, séc. 2, act of Mar. 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1084); 10 U. S. C. 1451.

The United States Military Prison was established by R. S. 1344, as amended by act May 21, 1874 (18 Stat. 48), said amendatory act fixing the location of the prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., instead of at Rock Island, Ilt., as provided in the origina) act. Said amendatory act, though passed before the enactment of the Revised Statutes, became effective as a subsequent statute, and as repealing any portion of the Revised Statutes inconsistent therewith, by virtue of R. S. 5601. Thereafter provisions for the transfer of the military prison at Fort Leavenworth from the Department of War to the Department of Justice, to be known and used as a United States penitentiary, were made by act Mar. 2, 1895, sec. 1. Subsequent provisions for the erection of a United States penitentiary on a site on the Fort Leavenworth Reservation, and for the restoration to the Department of War of the premises transferred therefrom to the Department of Justice, when such penitentiary should be completed, in accordance with the provisions of said act of Mar. 2, 1895, sec. 1, were made by 996, ante.

The existing laws pertaining to or affecting the United States Disciplinary Barracks, guards, and disciplinary organizations are to continue and remain in force, except as specifically provided otherwise, by sec. 22 of the National Defense Act of June 3, 1916, post, 1920.

1056. United States Disciplinary Barracks; branches.--The Secretary of War may from time to time, designate any building or structure or any part thereof under the control of the Secretary of War and pertaining to the military establishment as a branch disciplinary barracks for the confinement and detention of offenders whom it is impracticable to send to the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and all branch disciplinary barracks and all offenders sent thereto for confinement and detention therein shall be subject to the laws respecting the United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and the offenders sent thereto for confinement and detention therein. Par. 8, sec. 2, act of Mar. 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1086); 10 U. 8. C. 1458. See 1055, ante, as to title of branches.

1057. United States Disciplinary Barracks; government and control.—The gor. ernment and control of the United States Disciplinary Barracks and of all offenders sent thereto for confinement and detention therein shall be vested in The Adjutant General of the Army under the direction of the Secretary of War, who shall from time to time make such regulations respecting the same as may be deemed necessary, and who shall submit annually to Congress a full statement of the financial and other affairs of said institution for the preceding fiscal year. Par. 3, sec. 2, act of Mar. 4, 1915 (38 stat. 1085); 10 U. 8. C. 1453.

By paragraph 33 of sec. 1, act of May 29, 1928 (45 Stat. 988), the requirement as to annual report mentioned in this section was repealed.

Military penal and reformatory institutions were exempted from the management and regulation of the Bureau of Prisons created by act of May 14, 1930 (46 Stat. 325), by section 2 thereof.

1058. United States Disciplinary Barracks; duties of commandant. The commandant of the United States Disciplinary Barracks shall have command thereof and charge and custody of all offenders sent thereto for confinement and detention therein; shall govern such offenders and cause them to be employed at such labor and in such trades and to perform such duties as may be deemed best for their health and reformation and with a view to their honorable restoration to duty or their reenlistment as hereinafter authorized; shall cause note to be taken and a record to be made of the conduct of such offenders; and may shorten the daily time of hard labor of those who by their obedience, honesty, industry, and general good conduct earn such favors--all under such regulations as the Secretary of War may from time to time prescribe. Par. 5, sec. 2, act of Mar. 4, 1915 (38 Stat. 1085); 10 U. 8. C. 1455.

1059. Washington Aqueduct.—The Chief of Engineers shall have the immediate superintendence of the Washington Aqueduct, together with all rights, appurtenances, and fixtures connected with the same, and belonging to the United States, and of all other public works and improvements in the District of Columbia in which the Government has an interest, and which are not otherwise specifically provided for by law. R. S. 1800; 40 U. 8. O. 45.

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He shall obey, in the discharge of the duties mentioned in the preceding section, such regulations, pursuant to law, as may be prescribed by the President, through the Department of War. R. 8. 1801; 40 O. 8. C. 48. The Chief of Engineers shall

as Superintendent of the Washington Aqueduct, annually submit the following reports to the Secretary of War in time to accompany the annual message of the President to Congress, namely: •

Second. A report of the condition, progress, repairs, casualties, and expenditures of the Washington Aqueduct and other public works under his charge. R. 8. 1812; 40 U. 8. C. 50.

All moneys appropriated or hereafter appropriated for the Washington Aqueduct, and for the other public works in the District of Columbia, not otherwise expressly provided for by law, shall be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War. R. S. 1802; 40 U. $. 0. 54.

Nothing herein shall be construed as affecting the superintendence and control of the Secretary of War over the Washington Aqueduct, its rights, appurtenances, and fixtures connected with the same and over appropriations and expenditures therefor as now provided by law. Sec. 1, act of Feb. 25, 1929 (45 Stat. 1297), making appropriations for the District of Columbia.

A provision similar to the last paragraph has appeared in prior and subsequent appropriation acts.




Consolidation of activities, 1059a.

Pensions-Continued. World War benefits :

General provisions-Continued. Compensation in general, 1060.

Payments to inmates : Effect of discharge or dismissal, 1061.

Soldiers' Home, 1095. World War service defined, 1062.

National Home for Disabled Soldiers, Total disability, 1063,

1096. Claims for unauthorized medical expenses, Saint Elizabeths Hospital, 1097. 1064.

State Soldiers' Home, 1098. Death compensation :

Other than war service:
Service-connected :

Veterans, 1099,
Rates, 1065,

Doubled for aviation accidents, 1100,
Date effective, 1066.

Widows and minor children, 1101.
Disappearance of veteran, 1067.

Dependent relatives, 1102.
Widow defined, 1068.

Saving clause, 1102a.
Non-service-connected, 1069,

Civil War: Medical treatment and hospitalization, Veterans, 1103. 1069a.

Veterans totally disabled, 1104. Insurance, 1070.

Nurses, 1105. Hospitals :

Widows and minor children, 1106. Army and Navy, Hot Springs, Arkansas, Widows, wife during war, 1107. 1071.

Widows, 70 years of age, 1108. Fort Bayard, New Mexico, 1072.

Dependent parents, 1109. Canal Zone, 1073.

Spanish-American War : Public Health Service, 1074.

Veterans and nurses, 1110. Government in general, 1076.

Veterans totally disabled, 1111. Saint Elizabeths :

Widows and minor children, 1112. Establishment, 1077.

Dependent parents, 1113.
Persons eligible for admission, 1078.

Saving provision, 1113a.
Payments for care of patients, 1079. Indian Wars :
Diet, 1080.

Veterans, 1114.
Blood transfusion, 1081.

Widows and minor children, 1115. Issue of tobacco to patients, 1082.

Veterans and widows, increase for age, Medical treatment:

1116. Army personnel :

National Guard and reserve personnel, In private hospitals, 1083.

1117. Insane, 1083a.

Oficers of Public Health Service serving Citizens of allied nations, 1084.

with Army, 1118. Families of soldiers, 1085.

Omicers of Merchant Marine in U. S. Members of Army Nurse Corps, 1087.

Service, 1120. National Guard, Organized Reserves, etc., Special pensions, Army and Navy Medal of 1088.

Honor Roll, 1121. Seamen, 1088a.

Retirement of disabled emergency officers, Pensions :

1122. General provisions :

Restoration to retired status of resigned Allowance to military personnel pro. warrant officers and enlisted men, 1122a. hibited, 1089.

Vocational training, 1122b.
Assignment probibited, 1090.

Soldiers' Home:
Not subject to attachment or levy, 1091. Establishment, 1123.
Period of service defined, 1092.

Board of Commissioners, 1124.
Presumption of sound condition on en- Officers, 1125.
tering service, 1093.

Funds, 1126. Presumption of death from long-contin- Administration and accounting, 1126a. ued absence, 1094.

Adjustment of accounts, 1127.

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