Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

apparatus for, the said Orphanage, one thousand dollars; in all, four thousand dollars.

For the Washington Hospital for Foundlings, for erecting and completing a ward for colored foundlings, five thousand dollars; for heating apparatus, six hundred dollars; and for maintenance, seven thousand dollars; in all, twelve thousand six hundred dollars.

To complete the erection of additional accommodations for the use of the Saint Rose Industrial School, five thousand dollars.

To enable the board of managers of the Association for Works of Mercy to discharge the balance of the indebtedness of said association incurred in the purchase of a building, two thousand dollars; for construction of wall, one thousand five hundred dollars; for maintenance, one thousand five hundred dollars; in all, five thousand dollars.

For the National Homeopathic Hospital Association of Washington, District of Columbia, for improvements upon the buildings, three thousand five hundred dollars; for maintenance, three thousand dollars; in all, six thousand five hundred dollars.

For maintenance of the National Temperance Home, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For the payment of the balance due upon the building now owned and occupied by the Central Dispensary and Emergency Hospital, of Washington, District of Columbia, twelve thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

That hereafter the several institutions included under the heads of asylums, reformatories, industrial schools, and charities named in the annual appropriation acts for the support of the District of Columbia shall report to the Commissioners of the District, on or before the first day of December of each year, a full and detailed account of receipts and expenditures, and all their operations, and said Commissioners shall transmit the same to Congress at the beginning of each regular session, with such suggestions and recommendations as they may deem pertinent, together with estimates for maintaining the same.

EMERGENCY FUND.

To be expended only in case of emergency, such as riot, pestilence; calamity by flood or fire, and of like character, and in all other cases of emergency not otherwise sufficiently provided for, five thousand dollars : Provided, That in the purchase of all articles provided for in this act no more than the market price shall be paid for any such articles, and all bids for any of such articles above the market price shall be rejected.

WATER DEPARTMENT. The following sums are hereby appropriated to carry on the operations of the water department, to be paid wholly from its revenues, namely:

For one chief clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; one clerk, one thousand dollars; one superintendent, one thousand six hundred dollars; onedraughtsman, one thousand five hundred dollars; one messenger, six hundred dollars; one inspector, at three dollars per day, nine hundred and thirty-six dollars; six inspectors, at nine hundred dollars each; contingent expenses, including books, blanks, stationery, forage, ada vertising, printing, and other necessary items and services, two thousand five hundred dollars; in all, seventeen thousand eight hundred and thirty-six dollars.

For engineers and firemen, fuel, material for high service, in Washington and Georgetown, pipe distribution to high and low service, including public hydrants, fire-plugs, material and labor, repairing and laying new mains, and lowering mains, one hundred and thirty thousand dollars.

For laying a new water-main from K street northwest down Fourteenth street to B street south west, including necessary connections, thirty-one thousand dollars; this sum to be paid out of the Treasury of the United States and to be repaid from the revenues of the water department for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety.

For purchase of pump-house lot on U street northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, two thousand two hundred and seventyfive dollars.

For interest and sinking-fund on water stock bonds, forty-four - thousand six hundred and ten dollars.

For interest on account of increasing the water-supply, as provided in the act of July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, thirtyfour thousand five hundred and seventy-five dollars and thirty-nine cents.

For sinking-fund on account of increase of water-supply, under act of July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, fifty-two thousand three hundred and eighty-six dollars and ninety-six cents.

SEC. 2. That said Commissioners shall not make requisitions upon the appropriations from the Treasury of the United States for a larger amount during the fiscal year eighteen hundred and eightynine than they make on the appropriations arising from the revenues, including drawback certificates, of said District.

SEC. 3. That all moneys received from sales of animals or material of any sort purchased under appropriations, other than for the water department, for the District of Columbia, made since July first, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, shall be paid into the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the United States and the District in equal parts; and all balances of appropriations made for the District of Columbia under section three of the act of June eleventh, eighteen hundred and seventy-eight, entitled “An act providing a permanent form of government for the District of Columbia,” remaining unexpended at the end of two years from the close of the fiscal year for which such appropriations were or may be made, shall be covered into the Treasury, one-half to the credit of the surplus fund and one-half to the credit of the general fund of the District of Columbia.

Approved, July 18, 1888.

[PUBLIC_No. 188.]

An act making an appropriation for the Department of Agriculture for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, in full compensation for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, for the purposes and objects hereinafter expressed, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

OFFICE OF COMMISSIONER. For compensation of Commissioner of Agriculture, five thousand dollars; chief clerk in said Department, who shall be superintendent of the Department buildings, two thousand five hundred dollars; chief of division of accounts and disbursing officer, two thousand dollars; one assistant disbursing officer who shall act as property clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; one clerk to disbursing officer, one thousand four hundred dollars; clerk to disbursing officer, one thousand dollars; one stenographer, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one engraver, two thousand dollars; one draughtsman, two thousand dollars; two clerks of class four, three thousand six hundred dollars; two clerks of class three, three thousand two hundred dollars; four clerks of class two, five thousand six hundred dollars; seven clerks of class one, eight thousand four hundred dollars; eight clerks, at one thousand dollars each; six clerks, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; one librarian, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one engineer, one thousand four hundred dollars; one fireman at seven hundred and twenty dollars; one fireman, who shall be a steam-fitter at nine hundred dollars; one assistant fireman at five hundred dollars; superintendent of folding-room, one thousand four hundred dollars; four assistants in folding-room at six hundred dollars each; one clerk in folding-room at six

hundred and sixty dollars; two night watchmen at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; messengers, carpenters, laborers and charwomen, ten thousand dollars; in all, seventy-four thousand one hundred and sixty dollars.

BOTANICAL DIVISION.

One botanist, two thousand dollars; one assistant botanist, one thousand four hundred dollars; one botanical clerk, eight hundred and forty dollars; one assistant botanist, one thousand two hundred dollars.

Section of vegetable pathology: One chief of section, two thousand dollars; one assistant, one thousand four hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand dollars; in all, for botanical division, nine thousand eight hundred and forty dollars.

168

POMOLOGICAL DIVISION.

One pomologist, two thousand dollars, one clerk, one thousand dollars; in all, for pomological division, three thousand dollars.

MICROSCOPICAL DIVISION.

One microscopist, two thousand dollars; one assistant microscopist, one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, three thousand two hundred dollars.

CHEMICAL DIVISION.

One chief chemist, two thousand five hundred dollars; one assistant chemist, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one assistant chemist, one thousand six hundred dollars; employment of additional assistants in the chemical division, when necessary, six thousand dollars; in all, eleven thousand nine hundred dollars.

ENTOMOLOGICAL DIVISION.

One entomologist, two thousand five hundred dollars; one assistant entomologist, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one assistant entomologist or clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; one assistant entomologist or clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; in all, seven thousand three hundred dollars.

DIVISION OF ECONOMIC ORNITHOLOGY AND MAMMALOGY.

One ornithologist, two thousand five hundred dollars; one assistant ornithologist, one thousand six hundred dollars; one assistant ornithologist, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk at one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk at six hundred and sixty dollars; and one clerk at six hundred dollars; in all, eight thousand and sixty dollars.

E

ERIMENTAL GARDEN AND GROUNDS.

One superintendent, two thousand five hundred dollars.

MUSEUM.

One curator of museum, one thousand four hundred dollars, one assistant, one thousand dollars; one night watchman for museum building, who shall also act as night watchman for seed building, seven hundred and twenty dollars; in all, three thousand one hundred and twenty dollars.

SEED DIVISION.

One chief of seed division, two thousand dollars; one superintendent of seed-room, one thousand six hundred dollars; four clerks at one thousand dollars each; one clerk at eight hundred and forty dollars; in all, eight thousand four hundred and forty dollars.

STATISTICAL DIVISION.

One statistician, two thousand five hundred dollars; two clerks of class four, three thousand six hundred dollars; three clerks of class three, four thousand eight hundred dollars; four clerks of class two, five thousand six hundred dollars; five clerks of class one, six thousand dollars; seven clerks at one thousand dollars each; four clerks at eight hundred and forty dollars each; two clerks at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; in all, thirty-four thousand three hundred dollars.

FORESTRY DIVISION.

One chief of forestry division, two thousand dollars.

MISCELLANEOUS.

Botanical investigations and experiments—Botanical division: For purchasing specimens, paper, and all necessary materials for the herbarium, and for labor in preparing same; for investigations and experiments with grasses and forage plants, including the establishment and maintenance of experimental grass stations, and of other economic and medicinal plants, and for traveling and other necessary expenses connected therewith; and for employing local botanists for exploration and collection of plants in little-known districts, and for special work for the improvement of the herbarium, and for artists for drawing and engraving, twenty thousand dollars.

Section of vegetable pathology: For investigating the nature of the diseases of fruits and fruit-trees, grain, and other useful plants, due to parasitic fungi; for chemicals and apparatus required in the field and laboratory; for experiments with remedies; for necessary traveling expenses; for the preparation of drawings and illustrations, and for other expenses connected with the practical work of the investigation, fifteen thousand dollars, of which ten thousand dollars or so much thereof as may be necessary may be applied to the investigation of the disease in peach trees known as yellows and remedies therefor.

Pomological information.-Pomological division: For traveling within the United States an other necessary expenses in investigating, collecting, and disseminating pomological information, four thousand dollars.

Investigating the adulteration of food.- Microscopical division: For microscopical apparatus, chemicals, photographic illustrations, and other necessary supplies; for traveling expenses, and for the purchase of food samples and fibers in making investigations and examinations into the adulterations of food, one thousand dollars.

Laboratory.—Chemical division: For chemical apparatus, chemicals, laboratory fixtures and supplies, purchase of samples, and necessary expenses in conducting special investigations, including necessary traveling expenses, labor and expert work in such investigagations, six thousand dollars: Provided, That the accounting officers of the United States Treasury are hereby authorized and directed to allow credit to Norman J. Colman, Commissioner of Agriculture, in the sum of eighteen hundred and sixteen one-hundredths dollars, on his account for laboratory” for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, disallowed by the First Comptroller as per his report of adjustment of laboratory account num

« AnteriorContinuar »