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GRADING STREETS, ALLEYS, AND ROADS: For purchase and repair Grading. of 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, fifteen thousand dollars.

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

County roads. and suburban streets, as follows:

Northeast: Rhode Island avenue, Lincoln road to Fourth street, grade, ten thousand dollars;

Northwest: Otis street, Thirteenth to Fourteenth streets, twentyfive feet (Thirteenth to Holmead streets), thirty feet (Thirteenth to Fourteenth streets), grade and improve, five thousand four hundred dollars;

Northeast: Twenty-fourth street, Rhode Island avenue to Irving street, grade and improve, one thousand nine hundred dollars;

Northeast: Ninth street, Monroe to Newton streets, grade and improve, one thousand one hundred dollars;

Northeast: Monroe street, Thirteenth to Fifteenth street, grade and improve, three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars;

Northwest: Varnum street, Georgia avenue to Eighth street, grade and improve, two thousand four hundred dollars;

Northwest: Third street and Karlboro place, north of Shepherd street, grade and improve, two thousand six hundred dollars;

Northeast: Twenty-second street, Rhode Island avenue to Lawrence street, grade and improve, two thousand three hundred dollars;

Northeast: Evarts street, Twentieth to Twenty-second streets, grade, one thousand six hundred dollars;

Northwest: Quincy street, between Fifth and Seventh streets, grade and improve, two thousand nine hundred dollars;

Northwest: Colorado avenue, Fourteenth street to A road, grade and improve, seven thousand dollars;

Northeast: Kearney street, Thirteenth to Eighteenth streets, grade, provided the land necessary to open this street is first dedicated to the District of Columbia without cost, four thousand seven hundred dollars;

Northwest: Kennedy street from Fourteenth street to Sixteenth street, grade and improve, provided the land necessary to open this street within the limits named be first dedicated to the District of Columbia without cost, five thousand six hundred dollars;

Northwest: Macomb street, between Ross place and Thirty-third street, eleven thousand two hundred dollars;

Northeast: Fourth street, from end of present pavement to Rhode Island avenue, macadamize, one thousand four hundred dollars;

Northeast: South Dakota avenue, Carlton street to Rhode Island avenue, grade and improve, two thousand eight hundred dollars;

Northeast: Girard street, Twelfth to Fourteenth streets, grade and improve, three thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars;

Northeast: Irving street, Twenty-fourth street to South Dakota avenue, grade and improve, two thousand eight hundred dollars;

Northwest: Longfellow street, Georgia avenue to Colorado avenue, grade, two thousand eight hundred dollars;

Northeast: Seventeenth street, from Newton to Hamlin streets, grade and improve, five thousand dollars;

That the name of the street lying in the County of Washington, Name of part of U District of Columbia, in the tract of land known as the Commis- non street. sioners' subdivision of Washington Heights, running from Florida avenue west to Nineteenth street extended and now called U street, be, and the same shall henceforth be, known as Vernon street. And the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are hereby directed to

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cause the name of Vernon street, from Florida avenue to Nineteenth street northwest, to be placed upon the plats and maps of the District of Columbia.

In all, eighty-one thousand one hundred dollars. Repairs, streets, etc.

REPAIRS STREETS, AVENUES, AND ALLEYS: For current work of repairs of streets, avenues, and alleys, including resurfacing and repairs to concrete pavements with the same or other not inferior material, of which sum one hundred thousand dollars shall be immediately available, four hundred thousand dollars; and this appropriation shall be available for repairing the pavements of the street railways when necessary; the amounts thus expended shall be collected from such railroad company as provided by section five of “ An Act providing a permanent form of government for the District of Columbia,” approved June eleventh, eighteen hundred and seventyeight, and shall be deposited to the credit of the appropriation for the fiscal year in which they are collected.

Provided, That the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to expend not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars of the sum hereby appropriated in repair

ing such streets, avenues, and alleys, as they may deem advisable, by Contracts author- what is known as the heater method of repairs; and to enter into a

supplemental contract for such repairs with the present contractor with the District of Columbia for work of resurfacing and repairing asphalt and coal-tar pavements, if a price satisfactory to said commissioners can be agreed upon between said contractor and said commissioners, and in the event that such a satisfactory price can not be agreed upon, the said commissioners are hereby authorized, in their discretion, to enter into a new contract for such work of repairs by the heater method, after competition, in an amount not to exceed one

hundred thousand dollars. Changing width of The Commissioners of the District of Columbia are hereby authorFond ways in specified ized to make the following changes of roadway widths between

curbs: Eleventh street, northwest, between I street and K street, from thirty-five feet to fifty feet; I street, northwest, between New Jersey avenue and Third street, from thirty-five feet to thirty-two feet; O street, northwest, between Fifteenth street and Seventeenth street, from thirty-two feet to thirty feet; Third street, northwest, between D street and H street, from forty feet to thirty-two feet; Twenty-sixth street, northwest, between Pennsylvania avenue and M street, from thirty-two feet to fifty feet; Second street, northwest, between Indiana avenue and I street, from forty feet to thirty-two feet; Eighth street, southeast, between L street and M street, from fifty-five feet to fifty feet; Fourth street, northeast, between East Capitol street and Maryland avenue, from thirty-five feet to thirtyfour feet; Washington circle, northwest, from fifty-six feet to fortyfive feet; Third street, northeast, between East Capitol street and Massachusetts avenue, from thirty-two feet to thirty feet; P street, northwest, between Fourteenth street and Fifteenth street, from thirty-two feet to forty-five feet; O street, northwest, between Sixth street and Seventh street, from fifty-seven feet to thirty-two feet; Massachusetts avenue, northwest, between Third street and Fourth street, from thirty feet to fifty feet; H street, northwest, between Third street and Fourth street, from thirty-eight feet to thirty-five feet; Twenty-third street, northwest, between Washington circle and L street, from thirty-two feet to thirty feet; Corcoran street, northwest, between Thirteenth street and Fourteenth street, from thirty feet'to twenty-four feet; Second street, northeast, between East Capitol street and Massachusetts avenue, from thirty-two feet to thirty-one feet; G street, northwest, from New Jersey avenue to Fifth street, from thirty-five feet to fifty feet; Second street, southeast,

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between Pennsylvania avenue and C street, from thirty-five feet to thirty feet; Fifth street, northwest, between M street and N street, from thirty-two feet or less to thirty feet; Rock Creek Church road, northwest, east of Georgia avenue, from sixty feet to thirty-five feet: And provided further, That they are similarly authorized to change

authority any roadway width by an amount not in excess of one foot whenever for minor changes: hereafter they consider the same necessary and advisable in connection with the resurfacing or other improvement of the street.

For replacing and repairing sidewalks and curbs around public Sidewalks and curbs. reservations and municipal buildings, seven thousand dollars.

REPAIRS COUNTY ROADS: For current work of repairs of county County roads, roads and suburban streets, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars, including not exceeding nine hundred and sixty dollars for the maintenance of one motor vehicle for the use of the superintendent of county roads and one motor truck for the use of the field party engaged in the survey work pertaining to the construction and repair of county roads.

BRIDGES: For construction and repairs of bridges, fifteen thousand Bridges. dollars.

For the strengthening and stiffening, and all work incidental Rock Creek bridge. thereto, of bridge number thirty across Rock Creek on the line of Calvert street, twelve thousand dollars, to be immediately available: Provided, That the street railway company occupying this bridge Railway to contribshall contribute an equal sum under the provisions of existing law.

Highway bridge across Potomac River: Two draw operators, at one Highway bridge. thousand and twenty dollars each; draw operator, seven hundred and twenty dollars; four watchmen, at six hundred dollars each; labor, one thousand five hundred dollars; lighting, power, and miscellaneous supplies, and expenses of every kind necessarily incident to the operation and maintenance of the bridge and approaches, nine thousand three hundred and forty dollars; in all sixteen thousand dollars.

Operation of the Anacostia River Bridge: For employees, miscel- Anacostia bridge. laneous supplies, and expenses of every kind necessary to the operation and maintenance of the bridge, five thousand six hundred dollars.

For constructing a suitable subway and bridge to carry Cedar street under the tracks of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, all in over. accordance with plans approved by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, fifty thousand dollars. Authority is hereby given to purchase or condemn, in accordance

Widening street. with existing law, any land necessary to widen Cedar street to conform to the plans for constructing this subway, the cost of said purchase or condemnation to be paid out of this appropriation, and the said commissioners are hereby authorized to make the necessary expenditures for the construction of said subway and bridges and approaches under the conditions prescribed for the expenditures of appropriations for the elimination of grade crossings in the Act approved February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and three, providing for a union railroad station in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes; and of the appropriation for approaches, et cetera,

Vol. 34, p. 492. Anacostia Bridge, District of Columbia, contained in the Act approved June twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and six, making appropriations to provide for the expenses of the District of Columbia for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seven, and for other purposes: Provided, That such portion of this cost shall be borne by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company as is provided more and Ohio Rail. in section ten of an Act entitled “An Act to provide for a union railroad station in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes, approved February twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and three, and said sum shall be paid by said company to the Treasurer of the United States, one half to the credit of the District of Columbia and the other

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half to the credit of the United States, and the same shall be a valid and subsisting lien against the franchises and property of the said Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, and shall be a legal indebtedness of said company in favor of the District of Columbia, jointly for its use and the use of the United States as aforesaid, and the said lien may be enforced in the name of the District of Columbia by a bill in equity brought by the Commissioners of the said District of Columbia in the supreme court of said District, or by any other lawful

proceeding against the said Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company: L'se bystreet railway Provided further, That no street railway company shall use the subway

herein authorized for its tracks until such company shall have paid to the Treasurer of the United States a sum equal to one-fourih of the total cost of said subway and bridge, one half thereof to be credited to the United States and the other half to the credit of the District of Columbia.

SEWERS.

company.

Sewers.

Cleaning, etc.

Pumping station.

Main and pipe.

Suburban.

Motor trucks.

Rights of way.

For cleaning and repairing sewers and basins, sixty-five thousand dollars.

For maintenance and operation of sewage pumping station, including employment of mechanics, laborers, and watchman, purchase of coal, oils, waste, and other supplies, forty-three thousand dollars.

For main and pipe sewers and receiving basins, sixty thousand dollars.

For suburban sewers, one hundred and ten thousand dollars, and the commissioners are authorized to purchase and maintain from the appropriation for suburban sewers two motor trucks for service in handling sewer construction and emergency repairs in the District outside the city of Washington, at a cost not to exceed one thousand nine hundred and eighty dollars each.

For purchase or condemnation of rights of way for construction, maintenance, and repair of public sewers, one thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

Anacostia main intercepter: For beginning the construction of the Anacostia main intercepter along the Anacostia ) iver between the outfall sewer, sewage-disposal system, at Poplar Point and Benning, District of Columbia (estimated cost, two hundred and forty-nine thousand five hundred dollars), fifty thousand dollars.

Rock Creek main intercepter: For beginning the extension of the Rock Creek main intercepter from P street to Military road (estimated cost, two hundred and ninety-eight thousand dollars), forty thousand dollars.

For continuing work on extension of east side intercepting sewer from boundary sewer to Brookland, ten thousand dollars.

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STREETS.

Cleaning, etc.

SPRINKLING, SWEEPING, AND CLEANING: For sprinkling, sweeping, and cleaning streets, avenues, alleys, and suburban streets, including rent of storage rooms; maintenance and repairs of stable, purchase and maintenance of horses; purchase, maintenance, and repair of wagong and harness, allowance to inspectors for maintenance of horses and vehicles used in the performance of official duties, not to exceed thirty dollars per month for each inspector, and necessary incidental expenses, and work done under existing contracts, as well as hand work done under the immediate direction of the commissioners without contract: Provided, That whenever it shall appear to the commissioners that said latter work can not be done under their immediate direction at nineteen cents or less per thousand square yards, in accordance with the specifications under which the

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same was last advertised for bids, it shall at once be their duty to advertise to let said work under said specifications to the lowest responsible bidder, and if the same can not be procured to be done at a price not exceeding twenty cents per thousand square yards, they may continue to do said work under their immediate direction, in accordance with said specifications; two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, and the commissioners shall so apportion this appropriation Street-washing maas to prevent a deficiency therein: Provided further, That not exceed- chines. ing eight thousand dollars of this appropriation shall be available, when ordered in writing by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, for the purchase of horse-propelled street-washing machines or other machines or apparatus for cleaning streets to be used in connection with hand-cleaning work performed under the immediate direction of said commissioners, and the expenditures on account of this service shall not be charged as a part of the cost of hand-cleaning work.

For cleaning snow and ice from streets, sidewalks, cross walks, and gutters, in the discretion of the commissioners, including services, not exceeding ten thousand dollars of the existing appropriation for this service, is hereby reappropriated for the service of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eleven, and any additional balance of said appropriation unexpended June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ten, is hereby covered into the Treasury.

DISPOSAL OF CITY REFUSE: For the collection and disposal of gar- Disposal of city refbage and dead animals; miscellaneous refuse and ashes from private use. residences in the city of Washington and the more densely populated suburbs; for collection and disposal of night soil in the District of Columbia, and for the payment of necessary inspection, livery of horses, and incidental expenses, one hundred and seventy-nine thousand nine hundred and forty-five dollars.

Hereafter the Commissioners of the District of Columbia are authorized to enter into contract or contracts for the collection and authorized. disposal of garbage, miscellaneous refuse, ashes, night soil, and dead animals, for periods not exceeding five years, subject to annual appropriations by Congress, under such conditions and specifications as they may prescribe.

PARKING COMMISSION: For contingent expenses, including laborers, Parking commistrimmers, nurserymen, repairmen, and teamsters, cart hire, trees, sion. tree boxes, tree stakes, tree straps, tree labels, planting and care of trees on city and suburban streets, care of trees, tree spaces, and miscellaneous items, thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars.

BATHING BEACH: For superintendent, six hundred dollars; watch- Bathing beach. man, four hundred and fifty dollars; temporary services, supplies, and maintenance, two thousand dollars; for repairs and improvements to bath houses, bathing pools, and grounds, one thousand dollars; construction of additional swimming pools, one for the colored and one for the white bathers, five thousand dollars; in all, nine thousand and fifty dollars, to be immediately available.

PUBLIC SCALES: For replacement and repair of public scales, four hundred dollars.

DEEP WELLS: For drilling deep wells on school grounds, and for Deep wells. other public uses, five thousand dollars, to be immediately available.

PLAYGROUNDS: For maintenance, repairs, equipment, and supplies, seventeen thousand dollars, which sum shall be paid wholly from the trict revenues. revenues of the District of Columbia.

For toilet facilities and shelter house for Rosedale playground, three thousand seven hundred dollars.

For toilet facilities and shelter house for Georgetown playground, three thousand seven hundred dollars.

Five-year contracts

Additional pools.

Public scales.

Playgrounds.
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