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Page 83 - An Act making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes...
Page 91 - Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be immediately available, 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: ***** Sec.
Page 61 - That the sum of one thousand four hundred and fifty (1,450) dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated from any funds in the Treasury of Porto Rico not otherwise appropriated for the purpose of making the said payment.
Page 51 - I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of resolution adopted by the board of directors of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce at the regular meeting held August 30, 1923.
Page 83 - April sixth, nineteen hundred and seventeen, the date of the entrance of the United States into the war with Germany, have become inequitable and unjust on account of increased costs of materials and labor and other unforeseen conditions arising out of the war, he is hereby authorized...
Page 83 - Germany, have become inequitable and unjust on account of increased cost of materials, labor, and other unforeseen conditions arising out of the war ; and to ascertain and report what amounts, if any, in addition to those fixed by the terms of said contracts, should in justice and equity be paid to contractors, for work performed between Apnl 6.
Page 83 - ... on account of the increased cost of labor and materials and other unforeseen conditions arising out of the war during that period: Provided, That in every case the amount so ascertained shall not exceed the actual loss sustained by the contractor in performing the work between the said dates: Provided further, That when such amount shall have been ascertained, the Secretary of War shall transmit to Congress for consideration a statement or statements of all findings or determinations rendered...
Page 111 - ... north, range nine west of the second principal meridian, westwardly to Lake George; and the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to quitclaim and convey to local interests, on such terms and conditions as he may deem just and equitable, the rights of way which have been heretofore donated by local interests to the United States for the said section of the canal and for connecting the said Lake George with Wolf Lake. Approved, March 20, 1922.
Page 84 - That as a condition of any such contract being so modified, the Secretary of War shall have the right, at the end of any fiscal year, until the contract is completed, to make such further modifications as in his judgment shall be advantageous to the United States and just to the contractor.