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FOR METROPOLITAN POLICE. For one major and superintendent, two thousand seven hundred dollars; one captain, one thousand eight hundred dollars ; two lieutenants, inspectors, at one thousand five hundred dollars each; one chief clerk who shall also be property clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, nine hundred dollars; four surgeons for the police and fire departments, at four hundred and eighty dollars each ; for additional compensation for privates detailed for special service in the detection and prevention of crime, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; nine lieutenants, at one thousand three hundred and twenty dollars each; twenty-two sergeants, at one thousand one hundred and forty dollars each; one hundred and forty-five privates, class one, at nine hundred dollars each; one hundred and forty privates, class two, at one thousand and eighty dollars each; nineteen station-keepers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; nine laborers, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; one messenger, seven hundred dollars; one messenger, five hundred dollars; one major and superintendent, mounted, two hundred and forty dollars; one captain, mounted, two hundred and forty dollars; twenty-five lieutenants, sergeants, and privates, mounted, at two hundred and forty dollars each; one van-driver, three hundred and sixty dollars; one ambulance-driver, four hundred and eighty dollars; one assistant ambulance-driver, three hundred dollars; five drivers of patrol-wagons, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; rent of police headquarters and station at Anacostia, one thousand two hundred dollars; for fuel, two thousand dollars; repairs to stations, including police-court building and cells, two thousand four hundred dollars; miscellaneous and contingent expenses, including stationery, books, telegraphing, photographs, printing, binding, gas, ice, washing, meals for prisoners, furniture and repairs to same, beds and bed-clothing, insignia of office, purchase and care of horses, police equipments and repairs to same, harness, forage, repairs to vehicles, van, ambulance, and patrolwagons, and expenses incurred in prevention and detection of crime, and other necessary items, fourteen thousand dollars; police signal and telephone system in third or fifth precinct, including horses

and wagons, four thousand five hundred dollars; additional story to First precinct station, four thousand five hundred dollars; purchase of lot and erecting and furnishing station-house in northeastern section of Washington, fifteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; water, heating, and drying apparatus in six stations, at one hundred dollars each, six hundred dollars; in all, four hundred and six thousand five hundred and forty dollars.

FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.

For one chief engineer, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one fire-marshal, one thousand dollars; one clerk, nine hundred dollars; two assistant chief engineers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; nine foremen, at one thousand dollars each; eight engineers, at one thousand dollars each; eight firemen, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; two tillermen, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; ten hostlers, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; sixty-six privates, at eight hundred dollars each; four watchmen, at six hundred dollars each; one veterinary surgeon for all departments of the

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District government, four hundred dollars; repairs to engine-houses, two thousand dollars; repairs to apparatus and new appliances, three thousand dollars; purchase of hose, four thousand five hundred dollars; for fuel, two thousand dollars; purchase of horses, four thousand dollars; forage, five thousand five hundred dollars; for purchase of one new fíre-engine, four thousand five hundred dollars; for erecting engine-house in southeastern section of Washington and furnishing same, twelve thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; hose-carriage for same, seven hundred dollars; contingent expenses, including office-rent horse-shoeing, furniture, fixtures, washing, oil, medical and stable supplies, harness, blacksmithing, labor, gas, and other necessary items, seven thousand five hundred dollars; in all, one hundred and forty-one thousand two hundred dollars.

TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE SERVICE.

For one superintendent, one thousand six hundred dollars; one electrician, one thousand two hundred dollars; two telegraph operators, at one thousand dollars each; three telephone operators, at six hundred dollars each; one expert repair-man, nine hundred and sixty dollars; two repair-men, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; two laborers at four hundred dollars each; in all, nine thousand eight hundred dollars.

For general supplies, repairs, new batteries and battery supplies, telephone rental, wire, extension of the telegraph and telephone service, repairs of lines, purchase of poles, insulators, brackets, pins, hardware, cross-arms, gas, fuel, ice, record-books, stationery, printing, office-rent, purchase of horses and harness, washing, blacksinithing, forage, extra labor, new boxes, and other necessary items, seven thousand dollars.

The Commissioners of the District of Columbia shall not, after the fifteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, permit or authorize any additional telegraph, telephone, electric lighting or other wires to be erected or maintained on or over any of

the streets or avenues of the city of Washington, and the said Commissioners are hereby directed to investigate and report to Congress at the beginning of its next session the best method of removing all electric wires from the air or surface of the streets, avenues and alleys, and the best method of interring the same under ground, and such legal regulation thereof as may be needed; and they shall report what manner of conduits should be maintained by the city of Washington, if any, and the cost of constructing and maintaining the same, and what charge, if any, should be made by the city for the use of its conduits by the persons or corporations placing wires therein, and upon what terms and conditions the same should be used when required so to do, and for such investigation, one thousand dollars is hereby appropriated: Provided, That the Commissioners of the District may, under such reasonable conditions as they may prescribe, authorize the wires of any existing telegraph, telephone or electric light company now operating in the District of Columbia, to be laid under any street, alley, highway, footway or side-walk in the District, whenever in their judgment the public interest may require the exercise of such authority-such privileges as may be granted hereunder to be revocable at the will of Congress without compensation and no such authority to be exercised after the termination of the present Congress.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT.

For one health officer, three thousand dollars; six sanitary inspectors, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; two food-inspectors, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one inspector of marine products, one thousand two hundred dollars; for one clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one clerk, one thousand dollars; one messenger, five hundred and forty dollars; one pound-master, one thousand two hundred dollars; laborers, at not exceeding thirty dollars per month, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; one ambulance driver, four hundred and eighty dollars; and for contingent expenses, including books, stationery, fuel, rent, repairs to pound and vehicles, forage, meat for dogs, horseshoeing, painting, and other necessary items,

four thousand dollars; purchase of one horse, two hundred and fifty dollars; collection and removal of garbage, fifteen thousand dollars; in all, forty-three thousand three hundred and ten dollars.

COURTS.

FOR THE POLICE COURT: For one judge, three thousand dollars; one clerk, two thousand dollars; one deputy clerk, one thousand dollars; two bailiffs, at three dollars per day each; one messenger, nine hundred dollars; one doorkeeper, five hundred and forty dollars; United States marshal's fees, one thousand four hundred dollars; contingent expenses, including compensation of a justice of the peace acting as judge of the police

court during the absence of said judge, not exceeding three hundred dollars; books, stationery, fuel, ice, gas, and other necessary items, eight hundred dollars; for witness fees, three thousand dollars; in all, fourteen thousand five hundred and eighteen dollars.

DEFENDING SUITS IN CLAIMS: For necessary expenses in examination of witnesses and procuring evidence in the matter of claims against the District of Columbia in the Departments, and defending suits against said District in the Court of Claims, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney-General, two thousand five hundred dollars.

WRITS OF LUNACY: To defray the expenses attending the execution of writs de lunatico inquirendo and commitments made thereunder, in all cases of indigent insane persons committed to the Government Hospital for the Insane by order of the executive authority of the District of Columbia under the provisions of the act approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, two thousand dollars.

INTEREST AND SINKING-FUND:

For interest and sinking-fund on the funded debt, exclusive of water-bonds, one million two hundred and thirteen thousand nine hundred and forty-seven dollars and ninety-seven cents.

MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES.

For rent of District offices, three thousand six hundred dollars; for general advertising, three thousand dollars; for books, and repairs of books for register of wills, two hundred dollars; to enable the register of wills to complete the assorting, briefing, and filing the records and papers of his office prior to eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, including clerical service and purchase of file-holders and books, oné thousand dollars; printing, checks, damages, forage, care of horses, not otherwise provided for, horseshoeing, fuel, ice, gas, repairs, insurance, rebinding and repairing records, and other general necessary expenses of District offices, seven thousand dollars; in all, fourteen thousand eight hundred dollars.

FOR REFORMATORIES AND PRISONS.

FOR WASHINGTON ASYLUM: For one intendant, one thousand two hundred dollars; one matron, six hundred dollars; one visiting physician, one thousand and eighty dollars; one resident physician, four hundred and eighty dollars; one clerk, six hundred dollars; one baker, four hundred and twenty dollars; one overseer, eight hundred dollars; five overseers, at six hundred dollars each; one engineer, six hundred dollars; one assistant engineer, three hundred and fifty dollars; one second assistant engineer, three hundred dollars; five watchmen, at three hundred and sixty-five dollars each; one blacksmith, three hundred dollars; one hostler, one hundred and twenty dollars; one ambulance-driver, one hundred and twenty dollars; one female keeper at workhouse, at three hundred dollars; one female keeper at workhouse, at one hundred and eighty dollars; two cooks, at one hundred and twenty dollars each; three cooks, at sixty dollars each; one nurse, one hundred and eighty dollars; four nurses, at sixty dollars each; one teacher, three hundred dollars; in all, thirteenthousand four hundred and fifteen dollars.

For contingent expenses, including improvements and repairs, provisions, fuel, forage, lumber, shoes, clothing, dry-goods, hardware, medicines, repairs to tools, cars, tracks, steam-heating and cooking apparatus, painting, and other necessary items and services, forty thousand dollars.

For new kitchen, two thousand five hundred dollars.
For fire escapes, six hundred dollars.
For introduction of gas into Alms-House, three hundred dollars.

FOR REFORM SCHOOL: For one superintendent, one thousand five hundred dollars; assistant superintendent, nine hundred dollars; teachers and assistant teachers, three thousand five hundred dollars; matron of school, six hundred dollars; three matrons of families, at one hundred and eighty dollars each; superintendent of chair-shop, six hundred and sixty dollars; farmer,

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dollars; engineer, three hundred and ninety-six dollars; baker, cook, shoemaker, and tailor, at three hundred dollars each; two diningroom servants, seamstress, chambermaid, and laundress, at one hundred and forty-four dollars each; florist, three hundred and sixty dollars; watchmen, not exceeding five in number, one thousand one hundred and forty dollars; secretary and treasurer of board of trustees, six hundred dollars; in all, twelve thousand five hundred and ninety-six dollars.

For support of inmates, including groceries, flour, feed, meats, drygoods, leather and shoes, gas, fuel, hardware, table ware, furniture, farm implements and seeds, harness and repairs to same, fertilizers, books, stationery, plumbing, painting and glazing, medicines, medical attendance, stock, fencing, repairs to buildings, and other necessary items, including compensation, not exceeding nine hundred dollars, for additional labor or services, and for transportation and other necessary expenses incident to secure suitable homes for discharged boys, not exceeding five hundred dollars; all under the control of the Commissioners, twenty-six thousand dollars.

For two brick water closets with proper drainage and ventilation, one thousand two hundred dollars.

For addition to hog-pen, one hundred and fifty dollars.

For grading, draining, and improving grounds and roads, three hundred dollars.

For completing boiler-house, new boiler, removal of boilers to new boiler-house, radiators, piping, connections, and laying same, four thousand dollars.

TRANSPORTATION OF PAUPERS AND PRISONERS: For transportation of paupers and conveying prisoners to the workhouse, four thousand dollars.

FOR THE INDUSTRIAL HOME SCHOOL: For maintenance of inmates and salaries of superintendent and employees, the promotion of industries, and general repairs, and other necessary expenses, all under the control of the Commissioners; ten thousand dollars.

For new boiler and connections, and repairing and restocking green houses, one thousand five hundred dollars.

FOR SUPPORT OF THE INSANE. For support of the indigent insane of the District of Columbia in the Government Hospital for the Insane in said District, as provided in sections forty-eight hundred and forty-four and forty-eight hundred and fifty of the Revised Statutes, seventy-nine thousand one hundred and eighty-five dollars.

FOR CHARITIES.
For the relief of the poor, fifteen thousand dollars.

To enable the Commissioners of the District to furnish temporary food and lodging to indigent persons, male and female, to be expended in their discretion, two thousand five hundred dollars, and from this sum the Commissioners may allot to the Washington Night Lodging House Association a gross sum not exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars, to be expended in the discretion of said association.

For the support and maintenance of the Columbia Hospital for Women and Lying-in Asylum, fifteen thousand dollars.

For the Women's Christian Association, four thousand dollars. For the National Association for Destitute Colored Women and Children, nine thousand dollars.

To enable said association to care for colored foundlings, one thousand dollars.

For the Children's Hospital, five thousand dollars.
For Saint Ann's Infant Asylum, six thousand dollars.

For maintenance of the Church Orphanage Association of Saint John's Parish of the District of Columbia, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For the payment of the debt contracted in completing the wing lately erected to the house of the Church Orphanage Association of Saint John's Parish, Washington, District of Columbia, furnishing the same, and in making necessary repairs to said house, three thousand dollars; and for repairing the broken ground, terraces, and pavements, restoring fences, making entrances to, and providing heating

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