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Free Public Li. brary.
For services of temporary draftsmen, computers, laborers, additional field party when required, purchase of supplies, care or hire of teams, maintenance of a motor vehicle, five thousand dollars, all expenditures hereunder to be made only on the written authority of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia;
In all, for surveyor's office, thirty thousand six hundred and fifty dollars.
FREE Public LIBRARY: Librarian, three thousand five hundred dollars; assistant librarian, one thousand five hundred dollars; chief circulating department, one thousand two hundred dollars; children's librarian, one thousand dollars; librarian's secretary, nine hundred dollars; reference librarian, one thousand dollars; assistant, one thousand dollars; four assistants, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; four assistants, at six hundred dollars each; three 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 assistants, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; six attendants, at five hundred and forty dollars each; five attendants, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; collator, four hundred and eighty dollars; two messengers, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; ten pages, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; two janitors, at four hundred and eighty dollars each, one of whom shall act as a night watchman; engineer, one thousand and eighty dollars; fireman, seven hundred and twenty dollars; workman, four hundred and eighty dollars; library guard, seven hundred and twenty dollars; two cloakroom attendants, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; six charwomen, at one hundred and eighty dollars each; in all, thirty-nine thousand four hundred and forty dollars.
For substitutes and other special and temporary service, at the discretion of the librarian, one thousand dollars.
For keeping the library open fifty-two Sundays from two o'clock postmeridian to nine o'clock postmeridian, five holidays from nine o'clock antemeridian to nine o'clock postmeridian, 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, seven thousand five hundred dollars;
For binding, three thousand five hundred dollars;
In all, nineteen thousand dollars.
For contingent expenses of the government of the District of Columbia, namely: For printing, checks, books, law books, books of reference and periodicals, stationery; detection of frauds on the revenue; repairs of market houses; 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; ice, repairs to pound and vehicles, use of bicycles by inspectors in the engineer department not to exceed eight hundred dollars, and other general necessary expenses of District offices, including the sinkingfund office, Board of Charities, excise board, personal-tax board,
Provisos. Restriction on use
Fire insurance prohibited.
harbor master, health department, surveyor's office, sealer of weights
No part of the money appropriated by this Act, except appropria- Limit on expendi-
No part of the money appropriated by this Act shall be used for the
For contingent expenses of stables of the engineer department, Stables.
For postage for strictly official mail matter, eight thousand dollars. Postage.
For necessary expenses, including services of collectors or bailiffs, collecting personal in the collection of overdue personal taxes by distraint and sale and otherwise, and for other necessary items, four thousand dollars.
For judicial expenses, including procurement of chains of title, the Judicial expenses. printing of briefs in the court of appeals of the District of Columbia, witness fees and expert services in District cases before the supreme court of said District, five thousand dollars.
For livery of horse or horse hire for coroner's office, jurors' fees, Coroner's expenses. 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 unidentified bodies, four thousand dollars.
For the purchase and maintenance of one motor vehicle for the official use only of the engineer commissioner and of the assistants to the engineer commissioner in inspection work, two thousand four hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available.
Section four of the legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation Restriction on horses Act, approved February third, nineteen hundred and five, shall vehicles, etc. apply to carriages, motor, and other vehicles owned by and used in the several branches of the government of the District of Columbia.
For general advertising, authorized and required by law, and for tax Advertising. and school notices and notices of changes in regulations, four thousand seven hundred dollars.
For advertising notice of taxes in arrears July first, nineteen hun- Tax-arrearage sales. dred and ten, as required to be given by Act of March nineteenth,
Motor vehicle for inspection work.
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eighteen hundred and ninety, one thousand eight hundred 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. Removing danger That not exceeding two thousand dollars of the unexpended balCl. 31, p. 1126; Vol. ances of the appropriations provided in the District appropriation 35, pp. 281, 695.
Acts for the fiscal years nineteen hundred and eight, nineteen hundred
and nine, and nineteen hundred and ten, “for carrying out the proviVol. 30, p. 923. sions of the Act approved March first, 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 for each survey, and to pay
the cost of making safe or removing such buildings upon the refusal Reappropriation. or neglect of the owners so to do," are hereby reappropriated and
made available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven.
For the erection of suitable tablets to mark historical places in the District of Columbia, to be expended under the direction of the Joint
Committee on the Library, the appropriations made for this purpose Vol. 34, pp: 486,1126; by the Acts of June twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and six,
March second, nineteen hundred and seven, May twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and eight, and March third, nineteen hundred and nine, respectively, are continued available for the service of the fiscal year
nineteen hundred and eleven. Copies of wills, etc., For the office of the register of wills: For furnishing to the office of
the assessor copies of wills, petitions, and all necessary papers wherein title to real estate is involved, nine hundred dollars.
For the purchase of enamel metal or leather identification number tags for motor vehicles in the District of Columbia, three hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately
available. Classifying, etc., old For extra services necessary to complete classification, arrangement,
and rebinding of the old records of the District of Columbia, including the corporations of Washington, Georgetown, and the levy court, with authority to employ clerks, of the auditor's and other offices after office hours, one thousand dollars, to be immediately available.
The appropriation of ten thousand dollars appropriated for the juries.
fiscal year nineteen hundred and ten for repair of buildings owned and used by the District of Columbia when injured by fire is hereby reappropriated and continued available for the fiscal year nineteen
hundred and eleven. Exchanging type The Commissioners of the District of Columbia are hereby authorwriters and pianos.
ized and empowered, when in their discretion it shall be deemed to the advantage of the public service, to exchange typewriters, adding machines, and pianos in part or full payment for new articles of similar or improved character, credit for the value of said personal property so exchanged to be allowed on vouchers in payment for such new articles as may be purchased, the balance remaining due after said credit to be paid out of the appropriation to which said purchase is properly chargeable.
For constructing conveyors, engines, and so forth, at the District
sand and gravel wharf, five thousand dollars. Book typewriter For the purchase of one book typewriter for use in the office of the
surveyor of the district of Columbia: Provided, That hereafter the by.
recording of all instruments filed for record in the office of the surveyor of the District of Columbia may be done with book typewriters, one hundred and fifty dollars.
Motor vehicle tags.
Repairs of fire in.
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The Chief of Engineers of the United States Army is hereby author- Reservation 185.
Transfer for property ized and directed to transfer to the Commissioners of the District of yard. Columbia the control and jurisdiction over reservation one hundred and eighty-five, to be used by said District as a property yard: Pro
Use for park. vided, That when in the judgment of the Chief of Engineers of the United States Army the use of said reservation for park purposes is desirable, the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, upon his request, are authorized and directed to retransfer said reservation to his jurisdiction.
For fireproof steel file cases for the office of the register of wills of File case, register of the District of Columbia, one thousand dollars.
For testing materials for fireproof buildings, including necessary Testing fireproof labor and implements, under "An Act to regulate the height of "Vol. 30, p. 922. buildings in the District of Columbia," approved March first, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, two hundred dollars.
For repairs to the Western and Georgetown District of Columbia Repairing markets. markets and the old part of the Eastern District of Columbia Market, namely: Replacing old benches with sanitary stands, installing modern plumbing, new floors, and repairing cement floors, new meat blocks and ice boxes, painting, tinning, repairs to pavements, and such other repairs as are deemed necessary to place these markets in a sanitary condition, five thousand dollars. IMPROVEMENTS AND REPAIRS.
repairs. ELIMINATION OF GRADE CROSSINGS: Toward carrying out the
crossings, I'nion Staprovisions of the Acts of Congress providing for the elimination of tion, etc.
Vol. 31, p. 767; Vol. grade crossings and the construction of a union railroad station in 32, p. 913. the District of Columbia, approved February twelfth, nineteen hundred and 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, avenues, and ways changed in line or grade or newly created under the provisions of said Acts, including the employment, on the approval 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, seventy-five thousand dollars.
The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to transfer to street east, Union sta the jurisdiction of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, tion, for street purposes, the portion of the area of square six hundred and seventy-eight necessary to widen First street east, from its present width of forty feet to a total width between building lines of sixty feet from G street to the south portico of the Union Station, and ninety feet thence to the plaza; in accordance with the plan for the “Plaza improvements, Union Station," on file in the office of the Engineer Commissioner of the District of Columbia. And the authority to sell or equitably exchange any portion of then existing Vol. 32, p. 914. public space in connection with the laying out of the plaza and its intersecting streets, given to the Commissioners of the District of Columbia by the Act to provide for a union railroad station in the District of Columbia, approved February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and three, is hereby extended to include any portion of public space necessarily acquired under the laws to provide for the elimination of grade crossings but not needed for street purposes. And the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and Area for flagstaffs nine, making appropriations for the expenses of the District of Columbia, which authorizes the use of a portion of the appropriation
Sale of public space not needed for streets.
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Work on streets and avenues.
for elimination of grade crossings, improvement of the plaza, for the construction of three flagstaffs, on condition that the Washington Terminal Company shall first convey to the United States a certain portion of the terminal.area specifically described therein, is hereby amended by substituting for the area therein required to be conveyed the following:
All that portion of the terminal area as described in the Act of February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and three, lying north of the north building line of Massachusetts avenue and south of a line running from a point (A) at the intersection of the said north building line of Massachusetts avenue and the north curb line of the central island (extended) to a point (B) on said north curb line (extended) east of the Delaware avenue axis of the plaza and symmetrical with respect to said axis with point (A), and thence to the intersection of the east line of the terminal area and the east and west axis of the
plaza as shown on the plans referred to. Use of unexpended And the unexpended balance of said appropriation shall in any
event be available for all necessary expenses for the improvement of the plaza, and also for the construction of said flagstaffs if and when the conveyance above specified shall be made by the
Washington Terminal Company. Assessmentand per ASSESSMENT AND PERMIT WORK: For assessment and permit work,
one hundred and sixty thousand dollars.
WORK ON STREETS AND AVENUES: For work on streets and avenues named in Appendix R, Book of Estimates, nineteen hundred and eleven, sixty thousand 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: Two thousand dollars.
Provided, That streets and avenues named in said schedules Streets paved with
already paved with Belgian block or granite shall not be paved or otherwise 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.
Under appropriations contained in this Act no contract shall be made for making or relaying asphalt pavement at a higher price than one dollar and eighty cents per square yard for a quality equal to the best laid in the District of Columbia prior to July first, cighteen hundred and eighty-six, and with same depth of base, nor more than one doilar 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 conditions 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. Asphalt to replace For replacing with asphalt the granite block pavement on Market
Space between Seventh and Eighth streets, forty feet wide, two thousand five hundred dollars.
For replacing with asphalt the granite block pavement on D street northwest between Seventh and Eighth streets, thirty-six feet wide, four thousand dollars.
Belgian blocks, etc.
Limit for asphalt pavements,