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sale of such products to the maintenance of said stations, and this

fund shall be available until used; in all, seven hundred and ninetyReport on farmers' four thousand six hundred and sixty dollars: Provided, That five

thousand dollars of this sum shall be used by the Secretary of Agriculture to investigate and report upon the organization and progress of farmers' institutes in the several States and Territories, and upon similar organizations in foreign countries, with special suggestions of plans and methods for making such organizations more effective for the dissemination of the results of the work of the Department of Agriculture and the agricultural experiment stations and of improved

methods of agricultural practice. Nutrition in vestiga NUTRITION INVESTIGATIONS: To enable the Secretary of Agriculture

to investigate and report upon the nutritive value of the various articles and commodities used for human food, with special suggestions of full, wholesome, and edible rations less wasteful and more economical than those in common use, including special investigations on the nutritive value and economy of the diet in public institutions; and the agricultural experiment stations are hereby authorized and directed to cooperate with the Secretary of Agriculture in carrying out said investigations in such manner and to such extent as may be warranted by a due regard to the varying conditions and needs of the respective States and Territories, and as may be mutually agreed upon; and the Secre. tary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to require said stations to report to him the results of any such investigations which they may carry out, whether in cooperation with the said Secretary of Agricul

ture or otherwise, twenty thousand dollars. Irrigation and drain. IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE INVESTIGATIONS: To enable the Secretary

of Agriculture to investigate and report upon the laws of the States and Territories as affecting irrigation and the rights of appropriators and of riparian proprietors and

institutions relating to irrigation and upon the use of irrigation waters, at home and abroad; with especial suggestions of the best methods for the utilization of irrigation waters

in agriculture, and upon plans for the removal of seepage and surplus Reports.

waters by drainage, and upon the use of different kinds of power; and appliances for irrigation, drainage, and other agricultural purposes and for the preparation, printing, and illustration of reports and bulletins on irrigation and drainage, including employment of labor in the city of Washington or elsewhere; and the agricultural experiment stations are hereby authorized and directed to cooperate with the Secretary of Agriculture in carrying out said investigations in such manner and to such extent as may be warranted by a due regard to the varying conditions and needs and laws of the respective States and Territories as may be mutually agreed upon, and all necessary expenses, seventy-four thousand two hundred dollars.

Total for Office of Experiment Stations, nine hundred and seventeen thousand nine hundred dollars.

SALARIES, OFFICE OF PUBLIC ROADS: One director, who shall be a scientist and have charge of all scientific and technical work, two thousand five hundred dollars; one chief of records, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one instrument maker, one thousand two hundred dollars; one editorial clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk, class one, one thousand two hundred dollars; three clerks, at one thousand dollars each, three thousand dollars; two clerks (now laborers), at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; in all, twelve thousand three hundred and forty dollars.

PUBLIC ROADS: To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to make inquiries in regard to the systems of road management throughout the United States; to furnish expert advice on road building: to make investigations in regard to the best methods of road making, and the

Public roads.
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best kinds of road-making materials in the several States; to investigate the chemical and physical character of road materials; for the employment of local and special agents, clerks, assistants, and other labor required in the city of Washington and elsewhere; for collating, digesting, reporting, and illustrating the results of such investigations and experiments; for preparing, publishing, and distributing bulletins and reports; for rent and repairs of a building not to exceed one thousand two hundred dollars; for necessary office fixtures and supplies, apparatus, and materials; telegraph and telephone service, traveling and other necessary expenses, and to enable him to assist the agricultural colleges and experiment stations in disseminating information on this subject, thirty-seven thousand six hundred and sixty dollars.

Total for office of public roads, fifty thousand dollars.

Total, Department of Agriculture, six million six hundred and ninety-two thousand six hundred and ninety dollars.

EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION: To enable the Secretary of Agriculture Emergency approto meet the emergency caused by the ravages of the Mexican cotton- Cotton insects, disboll weevil and other insects and diseases affecting cotton; to study diversification of crops and improve cotton by breeding and selection in the Southern States, one hundred and ninety thousand dollars, or so much tbereof as may be necessary. And the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to expend the said appropriation in such manner as be shall deem best, in cooperation with the State experiment stations and practical cotton growers. And the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to make such Secretary to make

changes, etc. appointments, promotions, and changes in salaries, to be paid out of the lump funds of the several bureaus, divisions and offices' of the Department as may be for the best interests of the service: Provided, Provisos.

Salaries of scientific That the maximum salary of any classified scientific investigator in employees, etc. the city of Washington, or other employee engaged in scientific work, shall not exceed three thousand dollars per annum. And the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized and directed to pay the salary of each employee from the roll of the bureau, independent division, or office in which the employee is working, and no other: Provided, however, That details may be made from the office of the Secretary when Details from office necessary and the services of the person whom it is proposed to

to of Secretary.

set detail are not required in that office; and he is further authorized and Report. directed to submit to Congress each year a statement covering all appointments, promotions, or other changes made in the salaries paid from lump funds, giving in each case the title, salary, and amount of such change or changes, together with reasons therefor.

All classified laborers whose positions are transferred from the lump Laborers transferred funds to the statutory rolls are hereby placed in the classified service tions. without further examination in the grades and at the rates of compensation herein provided.

Approved, March 3, 1905.

without examina- .

CHAP. 1406.-An Act Making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the March 3, 1905. government of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, (H. R. 18123.] nineteen hundred and six, and for other purposes.

[Public, No. 139.} Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the half of the follow- District of Columbia ing sums named, respectively, is hereby appropriated, out of any app money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the other half Half from District. out of the revenues of the District of Columbia, in full for the purposes following, being for the expenses of the government of the

revenues.

District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, namely:

GENERAL EXPENSES.

General expenses.

Executive office. FOR EXECUTIVE OFFICE: For two Commissioners, at five thousand Salaries of Commis sioners, etc.

* dollars each; Engineer Commissioner, nine hundred and twenty-four

dollars (to make salary five thousand dollars); secretary, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; two assistant secretaries to Commissioners, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; three clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; clerk, six hundred dollars; messenger, six hundred dollars; two messengers, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; stenograpber and typewriter, seven hundred and twenty dollars; two drivers, at six hundred dollars each; veterinary surgeon for all horses in the departments of the District government, one thousand two hundred dollars; inspector of buildings, two thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; principal assistant inspector of buildings, one thousand six hundred dollars; five assistant inspectors of buildings, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; five assistant inspectors of buildings, at one thousand dollars each; temporary employment of additional assistant inspectors for such time as their services may be necessary, two thousand four hundred dollars; two civil engineers or computers, at one thousand five hundred dollars each; draftsman, one thousand four hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand dollars; clerk, nine hundred dollars; clerk, who shall be a stenographer and typewriter, nine hundred dollars; messenger, four hundred and eighty dollars; janitor, one thousand two hundred dollars; steam engineer, nine hundred dollars; three firemen, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; two elevator operators, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; three watchmen, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; one laborer, who shall also act as messenger and substitute elevator operator, three hundred and sixty-five dollars; two laborers, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; property clerk, who shall hereafter give bond in such sum as the Commissioners may determine, and who sball, under the direction of the Commissioners, supervise the purchase and distribution and have custody of all supplies and stores for the use of the government of the District of Columbia, two thousand dollars; deputy property clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; clerk, seven hundred and twenty dollars; messenger, six hundred dollars; inspector of plumbing, two thousand dollars; seven assistant inspectors of plumbing, one at one thousand two hundred dollars, and six at one thousand dollars each; draftsman,' one thousand two hundred dollars; five members of the plumbing board, at three hundred dollars each; in all, seventy-six thousand two hundred and ninety-nine dollars.

For the following now authorized and being paid from general appro

priations, namely: Employees paid For one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; seven clerks, at from general appro

one thousand two hundred dollars each; two clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; two clerks, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; three clerks, a six hundred dollars each; one clerk, four hundred and eighty dollars; and one superintendent of construction, one thousand two hundred dollars; one inspector of fuel, one thousand five hundred dollars; one assistant inspector of fuel, one thousand one hundred dollars; one messenger, six hundred dollars; one driver, .four hundred

and eighty dollars; in all, twenty thousand three hundred dollars. Assessor's oflice. FOR ASSESSOR'S OFFICE: For assessor, three thousand five hundred

dollars and five hundred dollars additional as chairman of the excise and personal tax boards; two assistant assessors, at two thousand dol

priations,

lars each; two clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each: clerk, arrears division, one thousand four hundred dollars; four clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; draftsman, one thousand two hundred dollars; four clerks, at one thousand dollars each; assistant or clerk, nine hundred dollars; clerk in charge of records, one thousand dollars; two clerks, at nine hundred dollars eacb; license clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand dollars each; inspector of licenses, one thousand two hundred dollars; assistant inspector of licenses, one thousand dollars; messenger, six hundred dollars; three assistant assessors, at three thousand dollars each; clerk to board of assistant assessors, one thousand five hundred dollars; messenger and driver, for board of assistant assessors, six hundred dollars; temporary clerk hire, five hundred dollars; tempo- Numerical book. rary clerk hire for preparing numerical book, two thousand dollars, and the employees in the office of the assessor may be assigned to duty in the preparation of said numerical book in addition to their regular duties, and may be allowed a reasonable compensation for such additional services from said appropriation; in all, forty-five thousand five hundred dollars; and the assessor of the District of Columbia is hereby Corporation returns. authorized, in his discretion, to accept, without penalty, all returns of gross earnings made by companies or corporations on or before August eighth, nineteen hundred and four, as if the same had been made on the first day of August, nineteen hundred and four.

EXCISE BOARD: For chief clerk, two thousand dollars; clerk, one Excise board. thousand two hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand dollars; messenger, six hundred dollars; in all, four thousand eight hundred dollars.

PERSONAL TAX BOARD: For two assistant assessors of personal taxes, Personal tax board. at three thousand dollars each; appraiser of personal property, one thousand eight hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; assistant clerk, one thousand dollars; four inspectors, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; extra clerk hire, two thousand dollars; in all, seventeen thousand dollars.

FOR COLLECTOR'S OFFICE: For collector, four thousand dollars: Collector's office. deputy collector, one thousand eight hundred dollars; cashier, one thousand eight hundred dollars; assistant cashier, one thousand four hundred dollars; bookkeeper, one thousand six hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; two clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; two coupon clerks, at nine bundred dollars each; clerk and bank messenger, one thousand two hundred dollars; messenger, six hundred dollars; in all, nineteen thousand four hundred dollars.

For extra labor for preparation of tax-sale certificates, and so forth, Tax-sale certificates. with authority to employ clerks of this and other offices after office hours, eight hundred dollars.

FOR AUDITOR'S OFFICE: For auditor, three thousand six hundred dollars; chief clerk, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; bookkeeper, one thousand eight hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand six hundred dollars each; two clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; three clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; clerk, one thousand dollars; clerk, nine hundred dollars; messenger, six hundred dollars; disbursing officer, two thousand five hundred dollars; deputy disbursing officer, one thousand five hundred dollars; in all, twenty-three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars..

For the following now authorized and being paid from general appropriations, namelý: For one clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; two clerks, at one clerks paid froru gen

eral appropriations. thousand dollars each; one clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars, and one clerk, nine hundred dollars; in all, five thousand five hundred dollars.

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Record division.

FOR OFFICE OF CORPORATION COUNSEL: For corporation counsel, four thousand five hundred dollars; first assistant corporation counsel, two thousand five hundred dollars; second assistant corporation counsel, one thousand six hundred dollars; third assistant corporation counsel, one thousand six hundred dollars; fourth assistant corporation counsel, one thousand two hundred dollars; stenographer, nine hun. dred dollars; messenger, six hundred dollars; in all, twelve thousand

nine hundred dollars. Sinking-fund office.

FOR SINKING-FUND OFFICE, UNDER CONTROL OF THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES: For clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars;

clerk, nine hundred dollars; in all, two thousand five hundred dollars. Coroner's office. FOR CORONER'S OFFICE: For coroner, one thousand eight hundred

dollars; morgue master, seven hundred and twenty dollars; assistant morgue master and janitor, four hundred and eighty dollars; in all, three thousand dollars.

FOR MARKET MASTERS: For two market masters, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one market master, six hundred dollars; for hire of laborers for cleaning markets, one thousand eight hundred

dollars; in all, four thousand eight hundred dollars. Sealer of weights FOR OFFICE OF SEALER OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES: For sealer of and measures.

weights and measures, two thousand five hundred dollars; first assistant sealer of weights and measures, one thousand two hundred dollars; second assistant sealer of weights and measures, nine hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand dollars; laborer, four hundred and eighty dol

lars; in all, six thousand and eighty dollars. Engineer's office. FOR ENGINEER'S OFFICE: Record division: For chief clerk, one thou

sand nine hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; three clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each;

clerk, eight hundred and forty dollars; two messengers, at five hunEngineers, inspect- dred and forty dollars each; engineer of highways, three thousand

dollars; assistant engineer, one thousand six hundred dollars; two assistant engineers, at one thousand five hundred dollars each; three rodmen, at seven hundred and eighty dollars each; three chainmen, at six hundred and fifty dollars each; draftsman, one thousand two hundred dollars; inspector of streets, one thousand two hundred dollars; two assistant inspectors of streets, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; superintendent of streets, two thousand dollars; superintendent of county roads, one thousand five hundred dollars, and fire hundred dollars additional as assistant engineer in Rock Creek Park; superintendent of parking, one thousand three hundred dollars; assistant superintendent of parking, one thousand dollars; clerk, nine hundred

dollars; inspector of asphalt and cements, two thousand four hundred Proriso. Restriction on As

dollars: Provided, That the inspector of asphalt and cements shall not phalt inspector. receive or`accept compensation of any kind from any person, firm, cor

poration, or municipality, other than the District of Columbia; inspector of gas and meters, two thousand dollars; assistant inspector of gas and meters, one thousand dollars; assistant inspector of gas and meters, eight hundred and forty dollars; messenger, five hundred and forty dollars; inspector of sewers, one thousand two hundred dollars; superintendent of sewers, three thousand dollars; general inspector of sewers, one thousand three hundred dollars; two assistant engineers, at one thousand five hundred dollars each; draftsman, one thousand two hundred dollars; leveler, one thousand two hundred dollars; three rodmen, at seven hundred and eighty dollars each; three chainmen, at six hundred and fifty dollars each; clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand dollars each; two inspectors of property, at nine hundred and thirty-six dollars each; permit clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; assistant permit clerk, nine hundred dollars; index clerk and typewriter, seven hundred and twenty dollars; in all, sixty-six thousand three bundred and seventy-two dollars.

ors, etc.

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