Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913

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Page 93 - No laborer or mechanic doing any part of the work contemplated by this contract, in the employ of the Contractor or any subcontractor contracting for any part of said work contemplated, shall be required or permitted to work more than eight hours in any one calendar day...
Page 24 - The United States ought not to indulge a persuasion that, contrary to the order of human events, they will forever keep at a distance those painful appeals to arms with which the history of every other nation abounds. There is a rank due to these United States among nations which will be withheld, if not absolutely lost, by the reputation of weakness.
Page 227 - That no part of this sum shall be applied to the repair of any other ship when the estimated cost of such repairs, to be appraised by a competent board of naval officers, shall exceed twenty per centum of the estimated cost, appraised in like manner, of a new snip of the same size and like material...
Page 223 - Provided, That the sum to be paid out of this appropriation, under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy, for clerical, drafting, inspection, and messenger service in navy yards, naval stations, and offices of United States inspectors of machinery and engineering 'material for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1928, shall not exceed $1,575,000.
Page 93 - In such contract of five dollars for each laborer or mechanic for every calendar day In which he shall be required or permitted to labor more than eight hours upon said work...
Page 230 - That no part of any sum herein appropriated shall be expended for the purchase of structural steel, ship plates, armor, armament, or machinery...
Page 227 - ... designing naval vessels; construction and repair of yard craft, lighters, and barges; wear, tear, and repair of vessels afloat ; general care, increase, and protection of the Navy in the line of construction and repair ; incidental expenses for vessels and navy yards, inspectors...
Page 93 - An Act to provide for the opening, maintenance, protection, and operation of the Panama Canal and the sanitation and government of the Canal Zone.
Page 25 - If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it ; if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known that we are at all times ready for war.
Page 227 - For hemp, wire, iron, and other materials for the manufacture of cordage, anchors, cables, galleys, and chains, specifications for purchase thereof shall be so prepared as shall give fair and free competition; canvas for the manufacture of sails, awnings, hammocks, and other work...

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