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For the following, now authorized and being paid from general appropriations, namely:

For one clerk, one thousand five hundred. dollars; two clerks, at one Employees paid from thousand three hundred and fifty dollars each; one inspector of material, cions. one thousand two hundred dollars; two property-yard keepers, at one thousand dollars each; one engineer of bridges, two thousand one hundred dollars; two assistant engineers, at one thousand eight hundred dollars each; one assistant engineer, one thousand three hundred and fifty dollars; one assistant engineer, one thousand two hundred dollars; two transitmen, at one thousand two hundred dollar's each; one transitman, one thousand and fifty dollars; three rodmen, at nine hundred dollars each; three chainmen, at six hundred and fifty dollars each; one draftsman, one thousand three hundred and fifty dollars; one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk, six hundred dollars; three messengers, at: five hundred and forty dollars each; one inspector, one thousand five hundred dollars; one inspector, one thousand two hundred dollars; one bridge inspector, one thousand two hundred dollars; eight fore. men, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; three subforemen, at one thousand and fifty dollars each; one bridge keeper, six hundred and fifty dollars; three bridge keepers, at six hundred dollars each; one foreman, one thousand two hundred dollars, Rock Creek Park; one foreman, one thousand and fifty dollars; four foremen, at nine hundred dollars each; one clerk, seven hundred and fifty dollars; one assistant inspector of asphalts and cements, one thousand five hundred dollars; two inspectors, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one inspector, nine hundred dollars; one clerk, seven hundred and fifty dollars; two skilled laborers, at six bundred dollars each; one assistant engineer, two thousand two hundred dollars; one draftsman, one thousand three hundred and fifty dollars; one assistant engineer, two thousand one hundred dollars; one assistant engineer, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one assistant engineer, one thousand five hundred dollars; one inspector, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; two levelers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one draftsman, one thousand and fifty dollars; two rodmen, at seven hundred and eighty dollars each; nine chainmen, at six hundred and fifty dollars each; two messengers, at five hundred and forty dollars each; four foremen, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; six foremen, at nine hundred dollars each; one steam engineer, one thousand two hundred dollars; two steam engineers, at one thousand and fifty dollars each; three firemen, at eight hundred and seventy-five dollars each; one superintendent of repairs, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand and fifty dollars; one clerk, six hundred and twenty dollars; one driver, five hundred and forty dollars; one superintendent of stables, one thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars; one blacksmith, nine hundred and seventy-five dollars; two watchmen, at six hundred and thirty dollars each; two drivers, at six hundred and thirty dollars each; in all, one hundred and eleven thousand three hundred and forty dollars.

SPECIAL ASSESSMENT OFFICE: For special assessment clerk, one of thousand seven hundred dollars; seven clerks, at one thousand two bundred dollars each; two clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; in'all, eleven thousand nine hundred dollars.

For one clerk, seven hundred and fifty dollars, now authorized and paid from appropriation for assessment and permit work. STREET-SWEEPING OFFICE: For superintendent, two thousand five office

Street-sweeping hundred dollars; assistant superintendent and clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand dollars; four inspectors, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; ten inspectors, at one thousand

Special assessment office.

one hundred dollars each; three assistant inspectors, at nine hundred dollars each; foreman of public dumps, nine hundred dollars; messenger and driver, six hundred dollars; in all, twenty-five thousand one hundred dollars.

For the following, now authorized and being paid from general

appropriations, namely: Employees paid For superintendent of stable, one thousand and fifty dollars; foreman from general appropriations.

of repairs, one thousand dollars; one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand two hundred dollars; six inspectors, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; two inspectors, at nine hundred dollars each; one weigh clerk, nine hundred and fifty dollars; one blacksmith, nine hundred dollars; one mechanic, seven hundred and eighty dollars; one mechanic's helper, six hundred dollars; one hostler, five hundred and fifty dollars; nine dumpmen, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; one laborer, four hundred and fifty dollars; in

all, twenty-two thousand three hundred dollars. Board of examiners, BOARD OF EXAMINERS, STEAM ENGINEERS: For compensation for steam engineers.

board of examiners of steam engineers in the District of Columbia,

three, at three hundred dollars each, nine hundred dollars. Insurance depart

DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE: For superintendent of insurance, three ment,

thousand dollars; examiner, one thousand five hundred dollars; clerk, one thousand dollars; statistician, one thousand four hundred dollars; temporary clerk bire, one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, eight

thousand six hundred dollars. Surveyor's office.

FOR SURVEYOR'S OFFICE: For surveyor, three thousand dollars; assistant surveyor, one thousand eight hundred dollars; in all, four thousand eight hundred dollars.

For the following, now authorized and being paid from general

appropriations: Employees paid

For one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; two assistant engifrom general appropriations,

neers, at one thousand five hundred dollars each; one computer, one thousand two hundred dollars; one record clerk, one thousand and fifty dollars; one inspector, nine hundred and seventy-five dollárs; one draftsman, nine hundred and seventy-five dollars; one clerk, nine hundred and seventy-five dollars; one draftsman, nine hundred dollars; one rodman, eight bundred and twenty-five dollars; three chainmen, at seven hundred dollars each; two chainmen, at six hundred and fifty dollars each; one clerk, six hundred and seventy-five dollars; one sharwoman, one hundred and four dollars; in all, fifteen thousand five

hundred and seventy-nine dollars. Temporary services.

For services of temporary draftsmen, computers, laborer, and drivers when required, and for an additional field party when required, all expenditures under this sum to be made only on the written authority of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, four thousand five hundred dollars.

In all, twenty-four thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine dollars. Free public library.

FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY: For librarian, two thousand five hundred dollars; assistant librarian, one thousand dollars; assistant, nine hundred dollars; four assistants, at seven hundred and twenty dollars eacb; two assistants, at six hundred dollars each; tbree assistants, at five hundred and forty dollars each; copyist, four hundred and eighty dollars; cataloguer, nine hundred dollars; cataloguer, seven hundred and twenty dollars; cataloguer, six hundred dollars; three temporary cataloguers, at five hundred and forty dollars each; stenographer and typewriter, seven hundred and twenty dollars; two attendants, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; five attendants, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; two messengers, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; five pages, at two hundred and forty dollars each; two janitors, at four hundred and eighty dollars each, one of whom shall act as a night watchman; engineer, nine hundred dollars; fireman, five hun

dred and forty dollars; workman, four hundred and eighty dollars; four charwomen, at one hundred and eighty dollars each; in all, twenty-four thousand and twenty dollars.

For keeping the library open fifty-two Sundays, from two o'clock Sunday opening. postmeridian to ten o'clock postmeridian (eight hours), five holidays, from ten o'clock antemeridian to ten o'clock postmeridian (twelve hours), and for extra services, three hours on Saturday afternoons during July, August, and September, one thousand seven hundred dollars.

MISCELLANEOUS FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY: For purchase of books, Miscellaneous. five thousand dollars;

For binding, three thousand dollars;

For fuel, lighting, fitting up building, and other contingent expenses, six thousand dollars;

In all, fourteen thousand dollars.

CONTINGENT AND MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES.

Use of horses, etc.

For contingent expenses of the government of the District of Contingontexpenses. Columbia, namely: For printing, checks, books, law books, books of reference and periodicals, stationery; detection of frauds on the revenue; repairs of market houses; painting; surveying instruments and implements; drawing materials; binding, rebinding, repairing, and preservation of records; maintaining and keeping in good order the laboratory and apparatus in the office of the inspector of asphalt and cement; damages; livery, purchase, and care of horses and carriages or buggies not otherwise provided for; horseshoeing; fuel, ice, gas, repairs, repairs to pound and vehicles, use of bicycles by inspectors in the engineer department not to exceed five hundred dollars, and other general necessary expenses of District offices, including the sinking-fund office, , board of charities, excise board, personal-tax board, harbor master, health department, surveyor's office, sealer of weights and measures' office, police court, and department of insurance, forty thousand dollars; and the Commissioners shall so apportion this sum as to prevent a deficiency therein: Provided, That horses Proviso. and vehicles appropriated for in this Act shall be used only for official purposes.

No part of the money appropriated by this Act, except appropria- Limit on expenditions for the militia, shall be used for the purchase, livery, or maintenance of horses or for the purchase, maintenance, or repair of buggies or carriages and harness, except as provided for in the appropriation for contingent and miscellaneous expenses or unless the appropriation from which the same is proposed to be paid shall specifically authorize such purchase, livery, maintenance, and repair, and except also as hereinafter authorized.

No part of the money appropriated by this Act shall be used for the Fire insurance pro payment of prensiums or other cost of fire insurance.

For contingent expenses, of stables of the engineer department, Stables. including forage, livery of horses, shoeing, purchase and repair of vehicles, purchase and repair of harness, blankets, lap robes, purchase of horses, whips, oils, brushes, combs, sponges, chamois skins, buckets, halters, jacks, rubber boots and coats, medicines, and other necessary articles and expenses, 'five thousand dollars; and no expenditure on account of the engineer department for the items named in this paragraph shall be made from any other fund, except as hereinafter authorized. : For postage for strictly official mail matter, six thousand dollars.

Postage. For rent of District offices, nine thousand dollars.

Rent. For rent of old record vault, six hundred dollars.

hibited,

taxes.

sales.

For rent of office for department of insurance, eight hundred and forty dollars.

For rent of property yards, three hundred dollars.

For rent of storeroom for property clerk, three hundred dollars. Collecting personal For necessary expenses, including'services of collectors or bailiffs,

in the collection of overdue personal taxes by distraint and sale and

otherwise, and for other necessary items, three thousand dollars. Judicial expenses. For judicial expenses, including procurement of chains of title, the

printing of briefs in the court of appeals of the District of Columbia, and witness fees in District cases before the supreme court of said

District, one thousand dollars. Coroner's expenses. For livery of horse or horse hire for coroner's office, jurors' fees,

witness fees, removal of deceased persons, making autopsies, ice, disinfectants, telephone service, and other necessary supplies for the morgue, and the necessary expenses of holding inquests, including stenographic services in taking testimony, and photographing unidenti

fied bodies, two thousand two hundred dollars. Advertising.

For general advertising, authorized and required by law, and for tax and school notices and notices of changes in regulations, three thou

sand dollars. Tax arrearages For advertising notice of taxes in arrears July first nineteen hun

dred and five, as required to be given by Act of March nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety, two thousand dollars, to be reimbursed

by a charge of fifty cents for each lot or piece of property advertised. Enforcing game and 'For the enforcement of the game and fish laws of the District of

Columbia, to be expended under the direction of the Commissioners,

five hundred dollars. Municipal building. For continuing work on the municipal building for the District of

Columbia, three hundred thousand dollars; and the limit of cost of said building, including cost of site, is hereby increased from two

million dollars to two million five hundred thousand dollars. Removing danger. For carrying out the provisions of the Act' approved March first, Vol. 30, p. 923. eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, entitled “An Act to authorize the

Commissioners of the District of Columbia to remove dangerous or unsafe buildings and parts thereof, and for other purposes," to pay the members of the board of survey provided for therein, other than the inspector of buildings, at a compensation of not to exceed ten dollars each'survey, and to pay the cost of making safe or removing such buildings upon the refusal or neglect of the owners so to do, two thou

sand dollars. Street sweeping sta- For purchase of land and improvements thereon for stable purposes

for street-sweeping office, fifteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available.

For all necessary alterations to the improvements on said land, two

thousand dollars. William J. Latimer. For purchase of plats and field notes of William J. Latimer, to be

immediately available, seven thousand five hundred dollars..

For stable, wagon shed, and fence for morgue, five hundred dollars.

fish laws.

Limit of cost increased.

ous buildings.

ble.

Plats.

Morgue stable.

Improvements and repairs.

IMPROVEMENTS AND REPAIRS.

Eliminating, grade ELIMINATION OF GRADE CROSSINGS: Toward carrying out the procrossings, Union station.

visions of the Acts of Congress providing for the elimination of grade Vol. 31, p. 767.

crossings and the construction of a union railroad station in the Dis

trict of Columbia, approved February twelfth, nineteen hundred and Vol. 32, p. 909. one, and February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and three, for

purchase or condemnation of the land necessary for the plaza and new streets, and for reconstructing, grading, and paving, together with the necessary incidental work in connection therewith, the streets,

Assistant counsel.

Schedules.

avenues, and ways changed in line or grade or newly created under the provisions of said Acts, including the employment on the approval Assist of this Act of special assistant counsel at a rate not to exceed three thousand dollars per annum; and one clerk, at a rate not to exceed one thousand dollars per annum, in connection with the settlement of claims for damages incident to changes of grade, this sum to be expended under the provisions of said Acts, and to continue available until expended, four hundred and fifty thousand dollars. ASSESSMENT AND PERMIT WORK: For assessment and permit work, Assessment and per

mit work. one hundred and forty-seven thousand dollars. For grading, lowering, and improving Bunker Hill road crossing of Bunker Hill road.

Elevation of Baltithe Baltimore and Ohio Railroad so as to eliminate the present grade more and Ohio tracks. crossing, thirteen thousand dollars; and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company is hereby directed to construct a bridge to carry its tracks over said road at the present track grades, the cost of said bridge to be borne entirely by said Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. WORK ON STREETS AND AVENUES: For work on streets and avenues

Work on streets and

avenues. named in Appendix W, Book of Estimates, nineteen hundred and six, seventy-one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars, to be expended in the discretion of the Commissioners upon streets and avenues specified in the schedules named in said appendix and in the aggregate for each schedule as stated herein, namely:

GEORGETOWN SCHEDULE: Five thousand seven hundred dollars.

NORTHWEST SECTION SCHEDULE: Twenty-four thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

SOUTHWEST SECTION SCHEDULE: Seven thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars.

SOUTHEAST SECTION SCHEDULE: Fourteen thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

NORTHEAST SECTION SCHEDULE: Nineteen thousand dollars:
Provided, That streets and avenues named in said schedules already Proviso.

Streets paved with paved with Belgian block or granite shall not be paved or otherwise Belgian block, etc. improved under this appropriation, and the remaining streets and avenues, except as herein specified, shall be contracted for in the order in which they appear in said schedules, and be completed in such order as nearly as practicable, and shall be paved, in the discretion of the Commissioners, instead of being graded and regulated.

Ender appropriations contained in this Act no contract shall be limit for asphalt made for making or relaying asphalt pavement at a higher price than pa one dollar: and sixty-five cents per square yard for a quality equal to the best laid in the District of Columbia prior to July first, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and with same depth of base, nor more than one dollar and eighty cents per square yard for laying standard asphalt block pavement equal to the best laid in the District of Columbia prior to July first, nineteen hundred and four: Provided, That these con- Proviso.

Increase allowed. ditions as to price and depth of base shall not apply to those streets on which, in the judgment of the Commissioners, by reason of heavy traffic, poor foundation, or other causes, a pavement of more than ordinary strength is required, in which case the limit of price may be increased to two dollars per square yard.

For replacing granite block pavement with asphalt on Third street, Repaving Third between D and E streets southeast, three thousand seven hundred " dollars. i .

GRADING STREETS, ALLEYS, AND ROADS: For purchase and repair of Grading. cars, carts, tools, or the hire of the same, and horses, to be used by the inmates of the Washington Asylum in the work of grading, and pay of dump men needed to carry out the work, ten thousand dollars.

CONDEMNATION OF STREETS, ROADS, AND ALLEYS: For purchase or condemnation. condemnation of streets, roads, and alleys, one thousand dollars.

pavements.

street SE.

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