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GENERAL ORDERS.) HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
No. 3.

Washington, January 25, 1894.
I.-By direction of the Secretary of War, paragraph 170 of the
Regulations is revoked and paragraph 229 is amended to read as
follows:

229. The Adjutant is, under the regimental commander, responsible for the discipline and efficiency of the regimental noncommissioned staff and band, and accounts for the public property in use by them.

II By direction of the Secretary of War, paragraphs 151 and 129.7 of the Regulations are amended to read as follows:

154. The effects will be delivered, when called for, to the legal representatives of the deceased, and the receipts therefor for warded to the Adjutant General. Applications for arrears of pay and proceeds of sale of effects of deceased soldiers should he addressed direct to the Second Auditor of the Treasury, Washington, D. C., who settles such accounts.

1295. No gratuitous issues of clothing can be made except under section 1298, R. S., to replace articles destroyed to prevent the spread of contagious diseases. Should it, however, become necessary to issue new clothing for use in the burial of a deceased soldier, as in the case of a man who dies away from his proper command and under circumstances which render the clothing which he has with himn unfit for burial purposes, the cost of the issue will be borne by the Government. Compensation for private property belonging to officers and enlisted men in the military service, lost or destroyed without fault or negligence on the part of the claimant, “ where the private property so lost or destroyed was shipped on board an unseaworthy vessel by order of any officer authorized to give such order or direct such shipment,” and “where it appears that the loss or destruction of the private property of the claimant was in consequence of his having given his attention to the saving of the property belonging to the United States which was in danger at the same time and under similar circumstances," may be made under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 3,

1885. Proceedings of a board of survey should if possible accompany each application under this act, showing fully the circumstances attending the loss.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL SCHOFIELD :

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Adjutant General. OFFICIAL:

Assistant Adjutant General.

GENERAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
No. 4.

Washington, February 3, 1894. In addition to the list published in General Orders, No. 91, December 23, 1893, from this office, the following have been designated by the Secretary of War as posts at which Acting Commissaries of Subsistence are authorized to keep in their office safes, or in their personal possession, at their own risk, funds of the Subsistence Department, viz : Alcatraz Island, Cal...

$100 Angel Island, Cal...

160 Benicia Barracks, Cal...

150 Bliss, Fort, Tex. (new post)

1,000 Grant, Fort, Ariz..

1,000 Jackson Barracks, La.

50 Mackinac, Fort, Mich.

200 Marcy, Fort, N. Mex..

50 McIntosh, Fort, Tex

400 McKinney, Fort, Wyo... McPherson, Fort, Ga.

100 Plattsburg Barracks, N. Y.

100 Sherman, Fort, Idaho.

500 Sidney, Fort, Nebr....

600 Spokane, Fort, Wash.

300 Sully, Fort, S. Dak.

300 Yellowstone, Fort, Wyo...

200

800

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL SCHOFIELD :

GEO. D. RUGGLES,

Adjutant General.

OFFICIAL:

Assistant Adjutant General.

GENERAL ORDERS, ) HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
No. 5.

Il'ashington, D. C., February 5, 1894.
I.-By direction of the Secretary of War, paragraph 1222 of the
Regulations (General Orders, No. 2, Adjutant General's Office,
January 4, 1890, and General Orders, No. 75, Adjutant General's
Office, September 4, 1893) is amended to read as follows:

1222. The baggage to be transported at the public expense, including mess-chests and personal baggage, shall not exceed the following amounts :

Rank.

In the Changing field. stations,

! Pounds.

1,0)

700)

Major general.
Brigadier general.
Field officers..
Captain..
Ist lieutenant..
2d lieutenant
Acting assistant surgeon
Veterinary surgeons..
Post and regimental non-commissioned staff officers,

hospital stewaris, cbieť musicians, sergeants of the
Signal Service, and general-service clerks, each...

00 150 15) 150 150

Pounds.

3,50) 2.) 2. 10) 2,000 1,700 1,500 1,200

500

500

These allowances are in excess of the weight transported free of charge under the regular fares, by public carriers. They may be reduced pro rata by the commanding officer, if necessary, and may, in special cases, be increased by the Quarter. master General on transports by water.

II_. By direction of the Secretary of War, paragraph 1733 of the Regulations (General Orders, No. 47, Adjutant General's Office, April 29, 1890) is amended to read as follows:

1733. On arrival of recruits at their destination, the clothing. bags, haversacks, meat-cans, tin. cups, knives, forks, spoons, and canteens will be properly packed and turned over to the Quartermaster's Department for transportation to Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois, for repairs and subsequent issue to recruiting depots. Should any of these stores be needed for the proper equipment of the organization to which the recruits are sent they may be retained and report thereof made at once to the Chief of Ordnance.

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