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Q street, from Fifth street to New Jersey avenue, from Seventeenth to Nineteenth streets, and from Rhode Island to Vermont avenues;
Thirteenth street, intersection to B street;
N street, from Third to North Capitol streets, and from Twentysecond to Twenty-fourth streets; in all, for northwest section schedule, one hundred and ninety-one thousand four hundred dollars.
SOUTHWEST SECTION SCHEDULE: For paving the following streets, namely:
G street, from Third to Four-and-a-half streets;
Canal street, from B to First streets; in all, for southwest section schedule, fifty-two thousand eight hundred dollars.
SOUTHEAST SECTION SCHEDULE: For paving the following streets and avenue, namely:
Seventh street, from D street to Virginia avenue;
South side, Lincoln square; in all, for southeast section schedule, fifty-four thousand four hundred dollars.
NORTHEAST SECTION SCHEDULE: For paving the following streets and avenues, namely:
North Capitol street, from I to K streets;
Maryland avenue, from Sixth street to Boundary, including intersection;
Eighth street, from East Capitol street to Massachusetts avenue;
B street, from Eleventh to Fourteenth streets;
Ninth street, from B street to Maryland avenue; in all, for northeast section schedule, one hundred and twenty-nine thousand seven hundred dollars.
REPLACEMENT OF WOOD PAVEMENTS SCHEDULE: For paving D street southeast (south side), from Seventh to Ninth streets;
For paving D street southeast (north side), from Pennsylvania avenue to Eighth street; in all, for replacement of wood pavements schedule, three thousand five hundred dollars.
That under appropriations contained in this act no contract shall be made for making or repairing concrete or asphalt pavement at a higher price than two dollars per square yard for a quality equal to the best laid in the District prior to July first, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and with same depth of base.
GRADING STREETS, ALLEYS, AND ROADS : For grading streets, alleys, and roads not otherwise provided for, at a price not to exceed ten cents per cubic yard, fifteen thousand dollars.
REPAIRS TO PAVEMENTS : For repairs to concrete pavements, with the same or other not inferior material, ninety-five thousand dollars : Provided, That hereafter contracts for repairs to pavements may be made for periods not exceeding five years, and subject to annual appropriation therefor by Congress.
PERMIT WORK: For the improvement and repair of alleys and sidewalks and the construction of sewers under the permit system, ninety thousand dollars: Provided, That the property owners requesting such improvements shall pay one-half of the total cost : And provided further, That the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are authorized in their discretion to order such of the above enumerated work as in their opinion is necessary for the public health, safety, or comfort, and to pay the total cost of such work from said appropriation, one-half of the cost of such work to charged against and become a lien upon the abutting property, and its collection to be enforced in the same manner as the collection of general taxes, and when so collected to be credited to said appropriation; and the material purchased under this appropriation shall be bought after due advertisement therefor, as required by existing law.
REPAIRS STREETS, AVENUES, AND ALLEYS: For current work of repairs of streets, avenues, and alleys, thirty-five thousand dollars.
REPAIRS COUNTY ROADS : For current work of repairs on county roads and suburban streets, forty-five thousand dollars.
CONSTRUCTING COUNTY ROADS : For constructing county roads and suburban streets, as follows:
To grade and regulate Howard avenue middle section, seven thousand seven hundred dollars;
To grade Jefferson street, Jackson street, and Washington street, eastern section, four thousand dollars.
To grade and macadamize Harrison street and Good Hope road from the Navy-Yard Bridge to the Bowen road, eastern section, thirteen thousand one hundred and forty dollars;
To pave Nichols avenue from Harrison street southward, eastern section, thirteen thousand one hundred and forty dollars;
For work on Fourth street northeast extended toward the Bunker Hill road and on First street extended to Michigan avenue, and from thence along said avenue to Lincoln road, fifteen thousand dollars.
To grade Thirteenth street from Clifton avenue north, one thousand dollars;
For the grading and paving of Fourteenth street northward from the Boundary, for the grading and paving of Stoughton street and of Chapin street from Fourteenth street extended to Wayland Seminary, and the paving of Pomeroy street in front of the Freedmen's Hospital, thirty-five thousand dollars; in all, eighty-eight thousand nine hundred and eighty dollars.
For condemnation of streets, roads, and alleys, ten thousand dollars.
SURVEYS OF THE DISTRICT: For continuation of surveys of the District of Columbia with reference to the extension of various avenues to the District line, ten thousand dollars.
CARE OF BRIDGES: For ordinary care of bridges, including keepers, oil, lamps, and matches, two thousand five hundred dollars; for construction and repairs of bridges, including retaining wall on M street at the approach to the new free bridge across the Potomac, which bridge is hereby placed under the jurisdiction of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, fourteen thousand five hundred do rs; in all, seventeen thousand dollars.
For cleaning and repairing sewers and basins, thirty thousand dollars.
For replacing obstructed sewers, ten thousand dollars.
For the preparation of plans for sewage disposal, five thousand dollars.
For main and pipe sewers, seventy thousand dollars.
CURRENT EXPENSES, STREETS, AVENUES, AND ALLEYS.
SPRINKLING, SWEEPING, AND CLEANING: For sprinkling, sweeping, and cleaning streets, avenues, and alleys, seventy-seven thousand dollars: Provided, That no expenditure hereunder shall be made at a price higher than twenty-seven cents per one thousand square yards.
FOR THE PARKING COMMISSION: For contingent expenses, including laborers, cart-hire, trees, tree-boxes, tree-stakes, tree-straps, planting, and care of trees, on city and suburban streets, whitewashing, care of parks, and miscellaneous items, eighteen thousand dollars.
LIGHTING: For illuminating material, lighting, extinguishing, repairing, and cleaning lamps on avenues, streets, roads and alleys, and for purchasing and erecting new lamp-posts and replacing such lamps and lamp-posts as may be damaged or unfit for service, one hundred and five thousand dollars: Provided, That no more than twenty dollars per annum for each street-lamp shall be paid for gas, lighting, extinguishing, repairing, and cleaning, under any expenditure provided for in this act; and said lamps shall burn not less than two thousand six hundred hours per annum; and the Commissioners are authorized, in their discretion, to substitute other illuminating material at the same or less price, and to use so much of the sum hereby appropriated as may be necessary for that purpose: Provided further, That the Commissioners of the District of Columbia shall not be authorized to make any contract for gas or other illuminating material, in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph, for any longer period than one year.
for electric lighting, including necessary expenses of inspection, on one or more of the principal streets of the cities of Washington and Georgetown, thirty thousand dollars : Provided, That no more than fifty cents shall be paid for each light per night burning from sunset to sunrise, and each light shall be of not less than one thousand actual candle power.
HARBOR AND RIVER FRONT : For the improvement and protection of the harbor and river front, the enforcement of laws and regulations, constructing and maintenance of wharves and buildings, and for other necessary items and services, two thousand five hundred dollars.
FOR PUBLIC SCALES: For repair and replacement of public scales, two hundred and fifty dollars.
FOR PUBLIC PUMPS: For the purchase, replacement, and repair of public pumps, four thousand dollars.
For engineering, maintenance, and general repairs, twenty thousand dollars.
For salaries of superintendents, teachers, and janitors, secretary of the board, and clerks, including additional teachers, rents, repairs, fuel, furniture, books, stationery, new school buildings, furniture for new school buildings, and other necessary items, nine hundred and fifty-eight thousand nine hundred and seventy-one dollars, namely:
FOR OFFICERS: For superintendent first six divisions, at two thousand seven hundred dollars; superintendent seventh and eighth divisions, at two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; one clerk to superintendent of first six divisions and secretary to board of trustees, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk to superintendent of seventh and eighth divisions, eight hundred dollars; messenger to superintendent first six divisions, three hundred dollars; messenger to superintendent seventh and eighth divisions, two hundred dollars; in all, seven thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.
FOR TEACHERS: For teachers, not to exceed six hundred and ninetythree in number, including teachers of manual training schools, to be employed at a rate of compensation not to exceed the rate provided by the present schedule of salaries, and at an average salary not to exceed six hundred and seventy dollars, four hundred and sixtysix thousand eight hundred and ten dollars; and no increase in salaries paid to teachers in grades now receiving nine hundred dollars or more except in cases of promotion to fill vacancies occurring before or after the passage of this act and except in salaries to principals of normal, manual training, and country schools and no increase in the number of teachers in any of such grades shall be made, and the minimum compensation shall not be less than at the rate of three hundred dollars per annum, and the names of and actual compensation paid to each teacher under this provision shall be reported to Congress at the beginning of each regular session by the Commissioners: Provided, That in assigning salaries to teachers, no discrimination shall be made between male and female teachers employed in the same grade of school, and performing a like class of duties.
For teachers of night schools, who may also be teachers in the day schools, five thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses of night schools, five hundred dollars.
FOR JANITORS AND CARE OF BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS: For careof the high-school building, one thousand six hundred dollars; of the Jefferson building, one thousand four hundred dollars; of the Stevens building, one thousand one hundred dollars; of the Franklin building, one thousand one hundred dollars; of the Force, Seaton, Henry, Webster, Gales, Peabody, Wallach, Garnett, Sumner, Analostan, Curtis, and Dennison buildings, at nine hundred dollars each; of the Lincoln and Miner buildings, at eight hundred dollars each; of the Twining, Abbot, John F. Cook, Addison, and Randall buildings, at seven hundred dollars each; of the Amidon, Cranch, Morse, Brent, Bannaker, Blair, Wormley, Anthony Bowen, Maury, Weightman, Bradley, Blake, Carberry, Giddings, Towers, Magruder, and Phelps buildings, at five hundred dollars each; of the Mott, Hillsdale, Anacostia, Thompson, and Lovejoy buildings, at two hundred and fifty dollars each; of the Mount Pleasant, McCormick, Potomac, Greenleaf, Hamilton Road, Chamberlain, High Street, Montgomery Street, and Threlkeld buildings, at one hundred and sixty-five dollars. each; for care of smaller buildings and rented rooms, at a rate not to. exceed forty-eight dollars per annum for the care of each schoolroom, five thousand three hundred and seventy-six dollars; in all, thirty-seven thousand seven hundred and eleven dollars.
For rent of school buildings, fifteen thousand dollars.
For repairs and improvements to school buildings and grounds, including construction of fire-proof stairways in Lincoln school building, thirty-five thousand dollars.
For sanitary improvements in old buildings, three thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses, including furniture, books, stationery, printing, insurance, and other necessary items, twenty-two thousand I've hundred dollars.
For fuel, twenty-two thousand dollars.
For the purchase of tools, machinery, material, and apparatus to be used in connection with instruction in manual training, eight thousand dollars.
For furniture for new school buildings, nine thousand dollars.
For erection of new school buildings and purchase of sites therefor, as follows: Two in first school division, one in second school division, one in third school division, one in fourth school division, one in fifth school division, one in seventh school division, and two in eighth school division, three hundred and fifteen thousand dollars: Provided, That no one of the foregoing school buildings shall be constructed with less than eight rooms.
For erection of two new school buildings and purchase of sites therefor in sixth school division, twelve thousand dollars.
That the plans and specifications for each of said buildings, and for all other buildings provided for in this act, shall be prepared by the inspector of buildings of the District of Columbia, and shall be approved by the Architect of the Capitol and the Commissioners of the District, and said buildings shall be constructed by the Commissioners in conformity therewith.