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2 breech-sight pouches.
2 front sights.

2 front-sight covers.


2 3.2-inch carriages and limbers

2 sponges and rammers, bore.

4 rammers and sponges, combined.
2 sponge covers, bore.

4 sponge covers, chamber.

2 combination screw-drivers.

2 gunners' gimlets.

2 gunners' reamers.

2 priming wires.

2 vent punches.

2 vent covers.

2 primer pouches.

4 lanyards, new pattern.

1 wheel grease can.

1 wheel grease can knife or spatula.

2 combined tompions and muzzle covers.

2 breech covers.

1 sperm oiler.

2 pole props (for end of pole).

2 paulins, 12 by 12.

4 gunners' haversacks.

2 maneuvering handspikes.

1 water bucket, galvanized iron.

2 prolonges.

46. Issues of the stores above specified will be made by the Chief or Ordnance to any selected institution upon its filing a bond in the penal sum of double the value of the property, conditioned that it will fully insure against loss by fire, take good care of, and safely keep and account for the same, and will, when required by the Secretary of War, duly return the same, within 30 days, in good order to the Chief of Ordnance, United States Army, or such other officer or person as the Secretary of War may designate to receive them.

47. For practice firing there will be allowed annually to each selected institution having 3.2-inch field guns 100 blank cartridges and 300 friction primers. Projectiles will not in any case be issued for field guns.

48. The following allowances of rifle ball cartridges, blank cartridges, .22 caliber ball cartridges for gallery practice, and


targets and target supplies are authorized, subject to the following rules, for educational institutions at which officers of the Army are detailed as professors of military science and tactics and for land-grant colleges having arms supplied by the Ordnance Department, and will not exceed $30,000 in the aggregate for the one hundred such institutions:

The following maximum allowances for each student are prescribed for institutions at which practice is held as indicated

(1) Forty rounds of rifle ball cartridges for each range, but not to exceed 120 rounds.

(2) Sixty rounds of .22 caliber rifle ball cartridges where gallery practice is held in addition to range practice.

(3) One hundred and twenty rounds of .22 caliber ball cartridges where gallery practice is held and no rifle ball cartridges are to be supplied during the fiscal year.

(4) Ten rounds of rifle blank cartridges.

(5) For any institution, such targets and target supplies as may be desired, but such issue will be made only in lieu of a corresponding monetary reduction of the ammunition allowance as determined for that institution.

The issue of one kind of ammunition in lieu of another kind is not authorized.

No credit will be given for fired shells, empty ammunition boxes, etc.

Any additional ammunition needed must be procured by colleges at their own expense from private manufacturers.

49. The allowances of ammunition, and the targets, target supplies, and dummy cartridges, which can be drawn in lieu of rifle ball or gallery practice ammunition, will be issued on requisitions certified to by the professor of military science and tactics, or in his absence by the president of the institution, who will specify the actual facilities for gallery and range practice, the time allotted by the institution, and the number of students enrolled in the military department to whom opportunity is afforded by the authorities of the institution to participate in gallery or range practice, or both.

As annual allowances date in all cases from July 1 of each year, requisitions should be forwarded before or as soon after that date as practicable for the current year's supply. Undrawn allowances of one year can not be drawn in the succeeding year.


50. All ordnance and ordnance stores issued to colleges must be kept insured against loss by fire for the benefit of the United States by the college authorities for their full invoice value, as shown in the bond, and the Chief of Ordnance promptly informed when and where the insurance is placed, and date of expiration.

51. The transportation of ordnance and ordnance stores from the Government arsenals to institutions of learning and from institutions of learning back to Government arsenals is always without expense to the United States.

52. The colleges to which issues of ordnance and ordnance stores are made, under bonds given as required by law, will be required to keep said property in like good and serviceable condition as when issued by the Government, and for this purpose the spare parts, implements, appendages, and cleaning materials necessary will be sold to them at cost prices.

The sales authorized above of spare parts and appendages for small arms will be made by the commanding officer of the Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill., or of the Springfield Armory, Springfield, Mass., and in case of other stores by the commanding officer of the Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill. Application will be made to these officers by the president of the educational institution desiring the articles for the maintenance of the ordnance stores issued to them and should state that they are for this purpose. These sales are to be made under the provisions of the act of Congress approved May 11, 1908.

53. When ordnance and ordnance stores are returned to the Ordnance Department by any institution of learning, they will be carefully examined when received at the arsenal, and if they are found imperfect or unserviceable by reason of carelessness or causes other than legitimate use in service, the damage will have to be made good to the United States.

54. The cost of all missing property must be made good to the United States.

55. Ordnance stores which become unfit for use from any cause will, upon application of the president of the institution and the approval of the Chief of Ordnance, be sent to an arsenal without expense to the United States; provided, however, that in case of stores having become unfit for use through ordinary wear and tear in service, and not being worth shipment

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to an arsenal, the president of the institution may submit them to the inspector at any annual inspection, who, if satisfied of their unfitness for use and that such unfitness resulted from ordinary wear and tear in service, shall cause their destruction in his presence. If upon submission of the stores to the inspector he shall determine that their unfitness resulted from causes other than ordinary wear and tear, he will not proceed with the inspection nor direct their destruction, but action shall be taken as first above provided. Ordnance stores upon reaching an arsenal will be inspected by an officer of the Ordnance Department, and if their condition is found to be due to the ordinary incidents of service they may be replaced with serviceable stores of like character; but if their condition is found to be due to carelessness or other than legitimate causes the extent of damage or value of missing stores will be determined by the Chief of Ordnance and must be paid by the institution before any new issue of stores is made. Ordnance stores destroyed by direction of an inspector may also be replaced with serviceable stores of like character.

56. The guns and carriages must not be allowed to remain out of doors with only the paulins as a protection from the weather, but they must be housed in a suitable building and habitually kept there except when used for drills or saluting purposes.

57. Regular property returns will be rendered semiannually to the Chief of Ordnance by each president or superintendent of an institution supplied with arms, etc., accounting for all ordnance and ordnance stores issued to the institution under his charge. These returns will be made on the blank forms to be supplied by the Chief of Ordnance.

58. Failure on the part of any institution of learning to comply with the foregoing regulations, or any others that may be prescribed by the Chief of Ordnance for the care, preservation, or accountability of any ordnance or ordnance stores issued to it by the United States, will be considered sufficient cause for the prompt withdrawal by the Secretary of War of the Government property in its possession.

59. Whenever any institution shall fail to return the public property in its charge within 30 days after demand made by the Secretary of War, the delinquency will be peremptorily referred to the Attorney General that the bond of the institution may forthwith be put in suit.



60. A copy of the record giving the by-law, or resolution of the Board of Trustees or other governing body of the institution (including the fact of adoption of the resolution), showing the authority of the President or other officer to execute the bond on behalf of the corporation, authenticated as a true copy by the signature of the Secretary and the corporate seal, must accompany the bond. Unless the resolution gives the name of the officer vested with authority to execute the bond, a copy of the record of the selection or recognition of the official character of such officer, similarly authenticated, must also be furnished.

61. A copy of the charter or articles of incorporation, authenticated by the Secretary of State or other officer required by law to keep a record of such corporations, or a reference to the statute, if incorporated by direct legislative act, is also required.

62. The sureties must sign the bond, and their names must be written in the body thereof, together with their residence, including town, county, State, or Territory. If the bond is

executed in the State of Maine, Massachusetts, or New Hampshire, a seal of wax, wafer, or other adhesive substance, not a mere scroll with a pen, must be attached opposite the signature of each person.

63. At least one witness is required to each signature.

64. There must be two sureties when individuals are the sureties. Each surety must justify by making oath that he is worth some specific sum at least equal to the full amount of the penalty over and above all his debts and liabilities. Two persons must not join in one affidavit. Each must subscribe his own oath separately. A certificate as to the sufficiency of the sureties must be made by a judge or clerk of a United States court, a United States district attorney, United States commissioner. or a judge or clerk of a State court of record, with the seal of said court attached, to the effect that to the best of his knowledge and belief each surety is worth over and above all debts and liabilities the sum stated in his affidavit of Justification.

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