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RIVER AND HARBOR BILL



COMPARATIVE PRINT



SHOWING



SECTION OF H. R. 13811

AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, REPAIR,

AND PRESERVATION OF CERTAIN PUBLIC WORKS ON RIVERS

AND HARBORS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES



AS PASSED BY THE HOUSE, AS REPORTED TO THE SENATE
AND THE SUBSTITUTE SUBMITTED BY MR. BURTON




SEPTEMBER 18 (CALENDAR DAT, SEPTEMBER 19), 1914. Ordered to be printed.



WASHINGTON
1914




RIVER AND HARBOR BILL.



H. R. 13811, AN ACT MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION, REPAIR, AND PRES-
ERVATION OF CERTAIN PUBLIC WORKS ON RIVERS AND HARBORS, AND FOR OTHER
PURPOSES.



HOUSE BILL.

Be it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress
assembled, .That the following sums
of money be, and are hereby, appro-
priated, to be paid out of any money
in the Treasury not otherwise ap-
propriated, to be immediately avail-
able, and to be expended under the
direction of the Secretary of War
and the supervision of the Chief of
Engineers, for the cons;ruction,
completion, repair, and preservation
of the public works hereinafter
named :

Improving Tenants Harbor,
Maine : Completing improvement in
accordance with the report submit-
ted in Rivers and Harbors Commit-
tee Document Numbered Twelve,
Sixty-second Congress, third ses-
sion, $12,500.

Improving harbor at Portland,
Maine: Continuing improvement,
$105,000.

Improving Wills Strait, Casco
Bay, Maine: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document
Numbered Fourteen hundred and
sixteen, Sixty-second Congress,
third session, $16,500.

Improving Saint Croix River,
Maine: Completing improvement,
$84,000.

Improving harbor at Burlington,
Vermont: For maintenance and
repair of breakwater, $2,000.

Improving Narrows of Lake
Champlain, New York and Ver-
mont :



For maintenance, $5,000.

Improving harbor at Beverly,
Massachusetts, in accordance with
the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Two hundred
and twenty, Sixty-third Congress,



REPORTED SUBSTITUTE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress
assembled, That the following sums
of money be, and are hereby, appro-
priated, to be paid out of any money
in the Treasury not otherwise ap-
propriated, to be immediately avail-
able, and to be expended under the
direction of the Secretary of War
and the supervision of the Chief of
Engineers, for the construction,
completion, repair, and preservation
of the public works hereinafter
named:

Improving Tenants Harbor,
Maine : Completing improvement in
accordance with the report submit-
ted in Rivers and Harbors Commit-
tee Document Numbered Twelve,
Sixty-second Congress, third ses-
sion, $12,500.

Improving harbor at Portland,
Maine : Continuing improvement,
$105,000.

Improving Wills Strait, Casco
Bay, Maine: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document
Numbered Fourteen hundred and
sixteen, Sixty-second Congress,
third session, $16,500.

Improving Saint Croix River,
Maine : Completing improvement,
$8:, 000.

Improving harbor at Burlington,
Vermont: For maintenance and
repair of breakwater, $2,000.

Improving Narrows of Lake
Champlain, New York and Ver-
mont, in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document Num-
bered Thirteen hundred and eighty-
seven, Sixty-second Congress, third
session, and subject to the conditions
set forth in said document, $200,000.

Improving harbor at Beverly,
Massachusetts, in accordance with
the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Two hundred
and twenty, Sixty-third Congress,



BURTON SUBSTITUTE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representatives of the
United States oj America in Congress
assembled, That the following sums
of money be, and are hereby, appro-
priated, to be paid out of any money
in the Treasury not otherwise ap-
propriated, to be immediately avail-
able, and to be expended under the
direction of the Secretary of War
and the supervision of the Chief of
Engineers, for the construction,
completion, repair, and preservation
of tlife public works hereinafter
named:



Improving harbor at Portland,
Maine : Continuing improvement,
$105,000.

Improving Wills Strait, Casco
Bay, Maine: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document
Numbered Fourteen hundred and
sixteen, Sixty-second Congress,
third session, $16,500.

Improving Saint Croix River,
Maine : Completing improvement,
$84,000.

Improving harbor at Burlington,
Vermont: For maintenance and
repair of breakwater, $2,000.

Improving Narrows of Lake
Champlain, New York and Ver-
mont, in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document Num-
bered Thirteen hundred and eighty-
seven, Sixty-second Congress, third
session, and subject to the conditions
set forth in said document, $200,000.

Improving" harbor at Beverly,
Massachusetts, in accordance with
the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Two hundred
and twenty, Sixty-third Congress,

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BIVEB AND HABBOE BILL.



HOUSE BILL.

first session, and subject to the con-
ditions set forth in said document,
as modified in the report in Rivers
and Harbors Committee Document
Numbered Eight, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session, $123,000.

Improving harbor at Salem, Mas-
sachusetts: For maintenance,
$7,500.

Improving harbor at Boston,
Massachusetts: For maintenance,
$200,000.



Improving Pollock Rip Channel,
Massachusetts : Continuing improve-
ment, $125,000.

Improving harbor at New Bed-
ford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts :
Completing improvement and for
maintenance, $67,000. The para-
graph providing for the improve-
ment of harbor at New Bedford
and Fairhaven, Massachusetts, in
the river and harbor Act approved
July twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred
and twelve, is hereby amended in
accordance with recommendation
in the report in Rivers and Harbors
Committee Document Numbered
Thirteen, Sixty-third Congress, sec-
ond session, to read as follows:
"Improving harbor at New Bed-
ford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts,
in accordance with the report sub-
mitted in House Document Num-
bered Four hundred and forty-two,
Sixty-second Congress, second ses-
sion, $56,610: Provided, That no
work shall be undertaken on the



REPORTED SUBSTITUTE.

first session, and subject to the con-
ditions set forth in said document,
as modified in the report in Rivers
and Harbors Committee Document
Numbered Eight, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session, $123,000.

Improving harbor at Salem, Mas-
sachusetts : For maintenance,
$7,500.

Improving harbor at Boston,
Massachusetts: For maintenance,
$200,000.

Improving Maiden River, Massa-
chusetts: The amount appropriated
for this improvement by the river and
harbor Act approved July twenty-
fifth, nineteen hundred and twelve, is
hereby made available for expenditure
on the modified project recommended
in the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Eight hundred
and seventy-eight, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session, subject to the
conditions set forth in said document.

Improving Weymouth Fore River,
Massachusetts: Of the balance re-
maining available from the appropria-
tion made for this improvement by the
river and harbor Act approved Febru-
ary twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred
and eleven, so much as shall be neces-
sary is hereby authorized to be ex-
pended in increasing the width of
the existing eighteenrfoot channel to
approximately four hundred feet, as
recommended in the report submitted
in House Document Numbered Eight
hundred and three, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session.

Improving Pollock Rip Channel,
Massachusetts: Continuing improve-
ment, $125,000.

Improving harbor at New Bed-
ford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts:
Completing improvement and for
maintenance, $67,000. The para-
graph providing for the improve-
ment of harbor at New Bedford
and Fairhaven, Massachusetts, in
the river and harbor Act approved
July twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred
and twelve, is hereby amended in
accordance with recommendation
in the report in Rivers and Harbors
Committee Document Numbered
Thirteen, Sixty-third Congress, sec-
ond session, to read as follows:
"Improving harbor at New Bed-
ford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts,
in accordance with the report sub-
mitted in House Document Num-
bered Four hundred and forty-two,
Sixty-second Congress, second ses-
sion. $56,610: Provided, That no
wort shall be undertaken on the



BURTON SUBSTITUTE.

first session, andVubject to the con-
ditions set forth in said document,
as modified in the report in Rivers
and Harbors Committee Document
Numbered Eight, Sixty-third , Con-
gress, second session, $123,000.

Improving harbor at Salem, Mas-
sachusetts : For maintenance,
$7,500. '

Improving harbor at Boston,
Massachusetts : For maintenance,
$200,000.

Improving Maiden River, Massa-
chusetts: Ihe amount appropriated
for this improvement by the river and
harbor Act approved July twenty-
fifth, nineteen hundred and twelve, is
hereby made available for expenditure
on the modified project recommended
in the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Eight hundred
and seventy-eight, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session, subject to the
conditions set forth in said document.

Improving Weymouth Fore River,
Massachusetts: Of the balance re-
maining available from the appropria-
tion made for this improvement by the
river and harbor Act approved Febru-
ary twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred
and eleven, so much as shall be neces-
sary is hereby authorized to be ex-
pended in increasing the width of
the existing eighteen-foot channel to
approximately four hundred feet, as
recommended in the report submitted
in House Document Numbered Eight
hundred and three, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session.

Improving Pollock Rip Channel,
Massachusetts: Continuing improve-
ment, $125,000.

Improving harbor at New Bed-
ford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts:
Completing improvement and for
maintenance, $67,000. The para-
graph providing for the improve-
ment of harbor at New Bedford
and Fairhaven, Massachusetts, in
the river and harbor Act approved
July twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred
and twelve, is hereby amended in
accordance with recommendation
in the report in Rivers and Harbors
Committee Document Numbered
Thirteen, Sixty-third Congress, sec-
ond session, to read as follows:
"Improving harbor at New Bed-
ford and Fairhaven, Massachusetts,
in accordance with the report sub-
mitted in House Document Num-
bered Four Hundred and forty-two,
Sixty-second Congress, second ses-
sion, $56,610: Provided, That no
work shall be undertaken on the



RIVER AND HARBOR BILL.



HOUSE BILL.

project herein adopted until the
local authorities shall provide a
draw opening in the bridge at Cog-
geshall Street affording at least
eighty feet horizontal clearance and
the city shall construct a substan-
tial wharf upon its property at
Belleville.; 1

Improving harbor at Fall River,
Massachusetts: For maintenance,
$12,000.

Improving Providence River and
Harbor, Rhode Island: That the
second proviso in the paragraph of
the river and harbor Act approved
March fourth, nineteen hundred and
thirteen, providing for the im-
provement of Providence River
and Harbor, Rhode Island, be mod-
ified in accordance with recommen-
dation in the report in Rivers and
Harbors Committee Document
Numbered Nine, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session, to read as
follows: "Provided further, That no
work in the harbor proper north of
Fields Point shall be done until the
Secretary of War is satisfied that
the State and the city have com-
pleted their proposed expenditures
in the combined Providence and
Pawtucket Harbors up to at least
$2,000,000 for public terminals or
other permanent harbor improve-
ments, or shall have given to the
Secretary of War assurance satis-
factory to him that the expenditure
of the" $2,000,000 aforesaid will be
completed within a time satisfac-
tory to him and not later than three
years from the passage of this
amendment."

Improving harbor at Stonington,
Connecticut: For maintenance,
$6,000.

Improving harbor at New Lon-
don, Connecticut, in accordance
with the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Six hundred
and thirteen, Sixty-third Congress,
second session, and subject to ihe
conditions set forth in said docu-
ment, $170,000.

Improving harbor at New Haven,
Connecticut: Continuing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $70,000.

Improving harbor at Milford,
Connecticut: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document Num-
bered Two hundred and thirty-
two, Sixty-third Congress, first ses-
sion, $6,700.



REPORTED SUBSTITUTE.

project herein adopted until the
local authorities shall provide a
draw opening in the bridge at Cog-
geshall Street affording at least
eighty feet horizontal clearance and
the city shall construct a substan-
tial wharf upon its property at
Belleville.;'

Improving harbor at Fall River,
Massachusetts: For maintenance,
$12,000.

Improving Providence River and
Harbor, Rhode Island: That the
second proviso in the paragraph of
the river and harbor Act approved
March fourth, nineteen hundred and
thirteen, providing for the im-
provement of Providence River
and Harbor, Rhode Island, be mod-
ified in accordance with recommen-
dation in the report in Rivers and
Harbors Committee Document
Numbered Nine, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session, to read as
follows: "Provided further, That no
work in the harbor proper north of
Fields Point shall be done until the
Secretary of War is satisfied that
the State and the city have com-
pleted their proposed expenditures
in the combined Providence and
Pawtucket Harbors up to at least
$2,000,000 for public terminals or
other permanent harbor improve-
ments, or shall have given to the
Secretary of War assurance satis-
factory to him that the expenditure
of the $2,000,000 aforesaid will be
completed within a time satisfac-
tory to him and not later than three
years from the passage of this
amendment."

Improving harbor at Stonington,
Connecticut : For maintenance,
$6,000.

Improving harbor at New Lon-
don, Connecticut, in accordance
with the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Six hundred
and thirteen, Sixty-third Congress,
second session, and subject to the
conditions set forth in said docu-
ment, $70,000.

Improving harbor at New Haven,
Connecticut: Continuing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $30,000.

Improving harbor at Milford,
Connecticut : Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document Num-
bered Two hundred and thirty-
two, Sixty-third Congress, first ses-
sion, $6,700.



BURTON SUBSTITUTE.

project herein adopted until the
local authorities shall provide a
draw opening in the bridge at Cog-
geshall Street affording at least
eighty feet horizontal clearance and
the city shall construct a substan-
tial wharf upon its property at
Belleville."

Improving harbor at Fall River,
Massachusetts: For maintenance,
$12,000.

Improving Providence River and
Harbor, Rhode Island: That the
second proviso in the paragraph of
the river and harbor Act approved
March fourth, nineteen hundred and
thirteen, providing for the im-
provement of Providence River
and Harbor, Rhode Island, be mod-
ified in accordance with recommen-
dation in the report in Rivers and
Harbors Committee Document
Numbered Nine, Sixty-third Con-
gress, second session, to read as
follows: " Provided further, That no
work in the harbor proper north of
Fields Point shall be done until the
Secretary of War is satisfied that
the State and the city have com-
pleted their proposed expenditures
in the combined Providence and
Pawtucket Harbors up to at least
$2,000,000 for public terminals or
other permanent harbor improve-
ments, or shall have given to the
Secretary of War assurance satis-
factory to him that the expenditure
of the $2,000,000 aforesaid will be
completed within a time satisfac-
tory to him and not later than three
years from the passage of this
amendment."

Improving harbor at Stonington,
Connecticut: For maintenance,
$6,000.

Improving harbor at New Lon-
don, Connecticut, in accordance
with the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Six Hundred
and thirteen, Sixty-third Congress,
second session, and subject to the
conditions set forth in said docu-
ment, $70,000.

Improving harbor at New Haven,
Connecticut: Continuing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $30,000.

Improving harbor at Milford,
Connecticut: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document
Numbered Two hundred and thirty-
two, Sixty-third Congress, first ses-
sion, $6,700.



BIVEB AND HABBOB BILL.



6



HOUSE BILL.

Improving harbor at Greenwich,
Connecticut: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document
Numbered Two hundred and eighty-
nine, Sixty-third Congress, first
session, $35,000.

Improving Thames Kiver, Con-
necticut: For maintenance, $10,000.

Improving Connecticut River,
Connecticut: For maintenance of
improvement below Hartford,
$15,000.

Improving Connecticut River,
Connecticut: Of the appropriation
authorized in the river and harbor
Act approved July twenty-fifth,
nineteen hundred and twelve, so
much as may be necessary, may, in
the discretion of the Chief of Engi-
neers, be expended for maintenance
dredging in said river above Hart-
ford.



Improving harbor at Port Ches-
ter, New York: Continuing im-
provement, $15,000.

Improving Sterling Basin, Green-
port Harbor, New York: Complet-
ing improvement in accordance
with the report submitted in House
Document Numbered Eight hun-
dred and seventy-four, Sixty-first
Congress, second session, $22,500.

Improving harbor at Mattituck,
New York:

Continuing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $10,000.

Improving harbor at Huntington,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.

Improving Hempstead Harbor,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.

Improving harbor at Saugerties,
New York: Coiilinuing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $2,500.

Improving harbor at Rondout,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.

S. Doc. 582, 63-2 2*



BEPOBTED SUBSTITUTE.

Improving harbor at Greenwich,
Connecticut: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document
Numbered Two hundred and eighty-
nine, Sixty- third Congress,' first
session, $35,000.

Improving Thames River, Con-
necticut: For maintenance, $10,000.

Improving Connecticut River,
Connecticut: For maintenance of
improvement below Hartford,
$15,000.



BUBTON SUBSTITUTE.

Improving harbor at Greenwich,
Connecticut: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document
Numbered Two hundred and eighty-
nine, Sixty-third Congress, first
session, $35,000.

Improving Thames River, Con-
necticut: For maintenance, $10,000.

Improving Connecticut River,
Connecticut: For maintenance of
improvement below Hartford,
$15,000.



Improving harbor at Bridgeport,
Connecticut: Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted^ in House Document Num-
bered Eight hundred and ninety-
eight, Sixty-third Congress, second
session, $50,000. The unexpended
balance of appropriations heretofore
made for improvement of the harbor
at Bridgeport, Connecticut, is hereby
made available for continuing im-
provement of said harbor in accord-
ance with the report submitted in said
House Document Numbered Eight
hundred and ninety-eight, Sixty-third
Congress, second session.



Improving harbor at Bridgeport,
Connecticut: > Completing improve-
ment in accordance with the report
submitted in House Document Num-
bered Eight hundred and ninety-
eight, Sixty-third Congress, second
session, $50,000. The unexpended
balance of appropriations heretofore
made for improvement of the harbor
at Bridgeport, Connecticut, is hereby
made available for continuing im-
provement of said harbor in accord-
ance with the report submitted in said
House Document Numbered Eight
hundred and ninety-eight, Sixty-third
Congress, second session.



Improving harbor at Port Ches- Improving harbor at Port Ches-
ter, New York: Continuing im- ter, New York: Continuing im-
provement, $15,000. provement, $15,000.



Improving harbor at Mattituck,
New York:

Continuing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $10,000.

Improving harbor at Huntington,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.

Improving Hempstead Harbor,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.

Improving harbor at Saugerties,
New York: Continuing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $2,500.

Improving harbor at Rondout,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.



Improving harbor at Mattituck,
New York:

COMPLETING improve-
ment and for maintenance, $14,350.

Improving harbor at Huntington,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.

Improving Hempstead Harbor,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.

Improving harbor at Saugerties,
New York: Continuing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $2,500.

Improving harbor at Rondout,
New York: For maintenance,
$5,000.



BIVEB AND HAKBOB BILL.



HOUSE BILL.

Improving harbor -at Tarrytown,
New York: Completing improve
ment and for maintenance, $8,000.

Improving Sheepshead Bay, New
York: For maintenance, S3, 000.

Improving New York Harbor,
New York: Improving channel in
upper bay in accordance with the
report submitted in House Docu-
ment Numbered Five hundred and
eighteen, Sixty-third Congress, sec-
ond session, $250,000.

Improving channel in Gowanus
Bay, New York: Continuing im-
provement of Bay Ridge and Red
Hook Channels, $300,000.

Improving Hudson River Chan-
nel of New York Harbor, New
York : Continuing improvement,
$125,000.



Improving harbor at Buffalo,
New York: Completing improve-
ment, $167,375.

Improving Black Rock Harbor,
New. York: The unexpended bal-
ances of appropriations heretofore
made and authorized for the im-
provement of Black Rock Harbor
and Channel, New York, and Tpna-
wanda Harbor and Niagara River,
New York, are hereby consolidated
and made available for completing
improvement of Black Rock Harbor
and Channel and Tonawanda Har-
bor in accordance with the report
submitted in House "Document
Numbered Six hundred and fifty-
eight, Sixty- third Congress, second
session, and subject to the con-
ditions set forth in said document.

Improving harbor at Charlotte,
New York: For maintenance,
$24,000.

Improving harbor at Oswego,
New York: Continuing improve-
ment in accordance with plan A and
for maintenance, $100,000.

Improving harbor at Plattsburg,
New York :

For maintenance, $2,000.

Improving Bronx River, New
York: Continuing improvement,
$100,000.



REPORTED SUBSTITUTE.

Improving harbor at Tarrytown,
New York: Completing improve-
ment and for maintenance, $8,000.

Improving Sheepshead Bay, New
York: For maintenance, $3,000.

Improving New York Harbor,
New York: Improving channel in
upper bay in accordance with the
report submitted in House Docu-
ment Numbered Five hundred and
eighteen, Sixty-third Congress, sec-
ond session, $150,000.

Improving channel in Gowanus
Bay, New York: Continuing im-

6x>vement of Bay Ridge and Red
ook Channels, $200,000.

Improving Hudson River Chan-
nel of New York Harbor, New
York : Continuing improvement,
$125,000

: Provided, That of the
amount heretofore appropriated or
authorized the unused balance of the
estimate for removing the shoal off
Hamburg Avenue, Hobolcen, to a
depth of forty feet may be applied to
such further dredging to that depth as
may be required for the safe maneuv-
ering of the deep-draft vessels using
that part of the harbor.

Improving harbor at Buffalo,
New York: Completing improve-
ment, $167,375.

Improving Black Rock Harbor,
New York: The unexpended bal-
ances of appropriations heretofore
made and authorized for the im-
provement of Black Rock Harbor
and Channel, New York, and Tona-
wanda Harbor and Niagara River,
New York, are hereby consolidated
and made available for completing
improvement of Black Rock Harbor
and Channel and Tonawanda Har-
bor in accordance with the report
submitted in House Docuri ent
Numbered Six hundred and fifty-
eight, Sixty-third Congress, second


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