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APRIL 21 (calendar day, April 25), 1930.-Ordered to be printed
Mr. JONES, from the Committee on Appropriations, submitted the
[To accompany H. R. 79551
The Committee on Appropriations, to which was referred the bill (H. R. 7955) making appropriations for the military and nonmilitary activities of the War Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1931, and for other purposes, reports the same to the Senate with various amendments, and presents herewith information relative to the changes made: Amount of bill as passed House...
$456, 243, 386.00
Increase by Senate (net).
Amount of bill as reported to Senate ------ 456, 695, 864.00 Amount of regular and supplemental estimates for 1931..
457, 223, 917.00 Amount of appropriations, 1930.
453, 789, 362.00 The bill as reported to the Senate is
Under the estimates for 1931.
In excess of the appropriations for 1930...--.
2, 906, 502.00
The changes in the amounts of the House bill recommended by the committee are as follows:
civilians to take the places of a like number of warrant
Barracks and quarters...
152, 060. 00
Total, Quartermaster Corps.-
176, 060. 00
projects and $25,000 for radio equipment)
93, 378. 00
70, 000. 00
Pay of property and disbursing officers...
Training camps (increase sufficient to train 38,500
men of the United States) --
Corinth National Cemetery.
225, 000.00 25, 000.00
Total, Quartermaster Corps...
782, 138. 00
Military Intelligence Division (mapping project).
1, 260. 00
Total General Staff Corps...
6, 475. 00
on transports on account of comptroller's decision)... Army transportation (increase in limitation of pay for
40 vehicles from $2,000 to $2,500 each and decrease
Total, Quartermaster Corps..
30, 475. 00
development and experimentation in mechanization).
hicles, tanks, radio sets, trailer, tools, etc., as described
239, 855. 00
Total, Corps of Engineers..
Chief of Infantry:
Tank Service, incidental expenses.
Corps of Engineers
(transferred to Interior Department appropria-
REPORT No. 526
BRIDGE ACROSS MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MCGREGOR,
APRIL 21 (calendar day, APRIL 25), 1930.-Ordered to be printed
Mr. DALE, from the Committee on Commerce, submitted the following
(To accompany 8. 4094)
The Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred the bill (S. 4094) authorizing W. L. Eichendorf, his heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge across the Mississippi River, at or near the town of McGregor, Iowa, having considered the same, report favorably thereon, and recommend that the bill do pass without amendment.
The bill has the approval of the Department of War as will appear by the annexed communication, which is made a part of this report.
WAR DEPARTMENT, April 12, 1980. Respectfully returned to the chairman Committee on Commerce, United States Senate.
So far as the interests committed to this department are concerned, I know of no objection to the favorable consideration of the accompanying bill, S. 4094, Seventy-first Congress, second session, authorizing W. L. Eichendorf to construct a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near the town of McGregor, Iowa.
F. TRUBEE DAVISON,
Acting Secretary of War.
DDPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
Washington, D. C., April 14, 1930. Hon. HIRAN W. JOHNSON, Chairman Committee on Commerce,
United States Senate. DEAR SENATOR: Receipt is acknowledged of your letter of April 8, transmitting a copy of a bill (S. 4094) with request that the committee be furnished with such suggestions touching its merits and the propriety of its passage as the department might deem appropriate.
This bill would authorize W. L. Eichendorf, his heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge and approaches thereto