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and to disseminate the results of said tests in such manner as he may Purchase, etc., of deem best; to purchase and destroy diseased or exposed animals or diseased animals.
quarantine the same whenever in his judgment essential to prevent the spread of pleuro-pneumonia, tuberculosis, or other diseases of
animals from one State to another, as follows: Inspection and For inspection and quarantine work, including all necessary quarantine work.
expenses for the eradication of scabies in sheep and cattle, the inspection of southern cattle, the supervision of the transportation of live stock and the inspection of vessels, the execution of the twentyeight-hour law, the inspection and quarantine of imported animals, including the establishment and maintenance of quarantine stations and the construction and alteration of buildings thereon, the inspection work relative to the existence of contagious diseases and the tuberculin and mallein testing of animals, six hundred and twenty
three thousand dollars; Southern cattle ticks. For all necessary expenses for the eradication of southern cattle
ticks, two hundred and fifty thousand dollars; Dairy industry. For all necessary expenses for investigations and experiments in
dairy industry, cooperative investigations of the dairy industry in the various States, inspection of renovated butter, factories, and markets,
one hundred and forty-seven thousand six hundred dollars; Animal husbandry. For all necessary expenses for investigations and experiments in
animal husbandry, forty-two thousand dollars;
For all necessary expenses for scientific investigations in diseases of animals, including the maintenance and improvement of the bureau experiment station at Bethesda, Maryland, and the necessary construction and alterations of buildings thereon, and the necessary expenses for investigations of tuberculin, serums, antitoxins, and
analogous products, one hundred and eight thousand dollars; Experiment station, For all necessary expenses for the equipment of a bureau experiment
station, including the necessary construction and alterations of buildings thereon, the construction and repair of fences, roadways, drains,
and other incidental work, twelve thousand dollars; Administrative For general administrative work, including traveling expenses and
salaries of employees engaged in such work, rent in the city of Washington, oflice fixtures and supplies, express, freight, telegraph, telephone, and other necessary expenses, fifty-one thousand nine hundred and forty dollars:
In all, for general expenses, one million two hundred and thirty-four
thousand five hundred and forty dollars. Animal feeding and COOPERATIVE EXPERIMENTS IN ANIMAL FEEDING AND BREEDING: breeding.
For experiments in animal feeding and breeding, including cooperation with the state agricultural experiment stations, including the repairs and additions to and erection of buildings absolutely necessary to carry on the experiments, including rent, and the employment of labor in the city of Washington and elsewhere, and all other necessary expenses, fifty thousand dollars.
Total for Bureau of Animal Industry, one million four hundred thousand four hundred and sixty dollars.
Plant Industry Bu. reall.
BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY.
SALARIES, BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY: One plant physiologist and pathologist, who shall be chief of bureau, five thousand dollars; one chief clerk, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; one editor, two thousand dollars; one superintendent of gardens and grounds, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one officer in charge of records, two thousand dollars; three executive clerks, at one thousand nine hundred and eighty dollars each; one executive assistant in grain investigations, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one executive
assistant in farm management, one thousand eight hundred dollars; four clerks, class four;eight clerks, class three; one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; fifteen clerks, class two; thirty-three clerks, class one; one seed clerk and superintendent, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand and eighty dollars; two clerks, at one thousand and twenty dollars each; nineteen clerks, at one thousand dollars each; nineteen clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; sixteen clerks, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; one clerk, eight hundred dollars; thirty-one clerks, messengers, or laborers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; sixteen clerks, messengers, or laborers, at six hundred and sixty dollars each; thirty clerks, messengers, or laborers, at six hundred dollars each; one gardener, one thousand two hundred dollars; one gardener, one thousand one hundred dollars; two gardeners or assistants, at one thousand dollars each; six gardeners, at nine hundred dollars each; two gardeners, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; four gardeners, at seven hundred and eighty dollars each; eight gardeners, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; three gardeners, at six hundred and sixty dollars each; one gardener, six hundred dollars; one skilled laborer, nine hundred dollars; three skilled laborers, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; six laborers, at five hundred and forty dollars each; nineteen laborers, messengers, or messenger boys, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; three laborers or charwomen, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; one laborer or charwoman, three hundred and sixty dollars; two laborers, at four hundred and twenty dollars each; six charwomen, at two hundred and forty dollars each; four messenger boys, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; three messenger boys, at three hundred dollars each; in all, two hundred and fifty-five thousand two hundred and seventy dollars.
GENERAL EXPENSES, BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY: For all necessary expenses in the investigation of fruits, fruit trees, grain, cotton, tobacco, vegetables, grasses, forage, drug, medicinal, poisonous, fiber, and other plants and plant industries, in cooperation with other branches of the department, the state experiment stations, and practical farmers; for rent and repairs in the District of Columbia and elsewhere; and for the employment of all investigators, local and special agents, agricultural explorers, experts, clerks, illustrators, assistants, and all labor and other necessary expenses in the city of Washington and elsewhere required for the investigations, experiments, and demonstrations herein authorized, as follows:
For investigations of plant diseases and pathological collections, twenty-one thousand seven hundred and ten dollars;
For the control of diseases of orchard and other fruits, thirty-four Fruit diseases. thousand and seventy-five dollars;
For the control of diseases of forest and ornamental trees and shrubs, sixteen thousand five hundred and ten dollars;
For the control of diseases of cotton, truck crops, and related plants, twelve thousand nine hundred and sixty dollars; For investigating the physiology of crop plants and for testing and
Crop plants. breeding varieties thereof, twenty-five thousand and fifteen dollars;
For soil bacteriology, plant nutrition, and water purification inves-Nutrition, bacteritigations, twenty-three thousand seven hundred and twenty-five dollars; For acclimatization and adaptation investigations of cotton, corn, eta
Acclimatization, and other crops introduced from tropical regions, and for the improvement of cotton by cultural methods, breeding, and selection, thirtyfour thousand six hundred and seventy dollars;
For drug plant, poisonous plant, tea culture, and general physio- Drug plants, etc. logical and fermentation investigations, forty-two thousand nine hundred and seventy dollars;
Tree, etc., diseases.
Cotton and truck crops.
Cotton grading, etc.
New seeds, etc.
(Commercial seeds, grasses, etc.
Tobacco tion, etc.
Fiber plants, etc. For crop technological and fiber plant investigations, thirteen
thousand and thirty dollars;
For investigating the handling, grading, and baling of cotton, and the establishment of standards for the different grades thereof and for carrying into effect the provisions of law relating thereto, thirty
six thousand six hundred and fifty dollars; Grain grading, etc.
For investigating the handling, grading, and transportation of grain, and the fixing of definite grades thereof, fifty-one thousand
and twenty dollars; Physical investiga
For physical investigations in connection with the various lines of work herein authorized, fifteen thousand two hundred and fifty-five dollars;
To collect, purchase, propagate, test, and experiment with seeds of interest to agriculture, including rare new seeds, bulbs, trees, shrubs, vines, cuttings, and plants, sixteen thousand six hundred and fifty dollars;
For studying and testing commercial seeds, including the testing of samples of seeds of grasses, clover, or alfalfa secured in the open market and where such samples are found to be adulterated or misbranded, the results of the tests shall be published, together with the names of the persons by whom the seeds were offered for sale, twenty
five thousand eight hundred and thirty dollars; Grain production. For the investigation and improvement of grains and methods of
grain production, sixty-one thousand nine hundred and twenty-five
dollars; produc For the investigation and improvement of methods of growing,
producing, and handling tobacco, twenty-two thousand three hundred and thirty dollars;
For general plant breeding and cooperative plant breeding demon
strations, thirteen thousand seven hundred dollars; Paper-making
For testing and breeding fibrous plants, which may be used for paper making, eight thousand seven hundred and seventy-five dollars;
For the breeding and physiological study of alkali-resistant and drought-resistant crops, seventeen thousand five hundred dollars;
For the investigation and improvement of sugar-producing plants, plants.
including their utilization and culture, twenty-three thousand and
seventy-five dollars; Grazing lands.
For taxonomic investigations and the study of methods for the improvement of grazing lands, seventeen thousand six hundred and fifty dollars;
To investigate and encourage the adoption of improved methods of farm management and farm practice, one hundred and thirty thousand and sixty dollars;
For the study and demonstration of the best methods of meeting the ravages of the cotton boll weevil, two hundred and fifty thousand one hundred and fifty-five dollars, ten thousand dollars of which shall be immediately available;
For the investigation and improvement of methods of crop production under semiarid or dry-land conditions, thirty-one thousand seven hundred and thirty dollars;
For investigations in connection with the utilization of lands reclaimed under the reclamation Act, and other areas in the arid and semiarid regions, seventy-four thousand three hundred and eighty dollars;
For investigating the methods of growing, harvesting, packing, storing, handling, and shipping fruits and melons, and for experimental shipments of fruits and melons within the United States and to foreign countries, seventy-one thousand six hundred and fifteen dollars;
Cotton boll weevil.
Trade in fruits and melons.
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To cultivate and care for experimental gardens and grounds, Experimental garmanage and maintain conservatories, greenhouses, and plant and fruit propagating houses, thirteen thousand five hundred and forty dollars:
For continuing the necessary improvements to establish and maintain a general experiment farm and agricultural station on the Arlington estate, in the State of Virginia, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of Congress approved April eighteenth, nineteen hundred, and for other general horticultural investigations, thirtyfour thousand nine hundred and thirty dollars;
For the maintenance of a testing garden on the Fort Brown Fort Brown, Tex. Military Reservation at Brownsville, Texas, nine thousand one hundred dollars;
For general administrative expenses connected with the above- Administrative exmentioned lines of investigation, including the office of the chief of bureau, the assistant chief of bureau, the chief clerk, the editor, records, supplies, and property, and for miscellaneous expenses incident thereto, forty-two thousand eight hundred and eleven dollars;
In all, for general expenses, one million one hundred and ninetythree thousand three hundred and forty-six dollars.
PURCHASE AND DISTRIBUTION OF VALUABLE SEEDS: For purchase, Purchase, distribupropagation, testing, and distribution of valuable seeds, bulbs, trees, tion, etc. shrubs, vines, cuttings, and plants; all necessary office fixtures and supplies, fuel, transportation, paper, twine, gum, postal cards, gas, electric current, official traveling expenses, and all necessary material and repairs for putting up and distributing the same; for rent and repairs and the employment of local and special agents, clerks, assistants, and other labor required, in the city of Washington and elsewhere, three hundred and nine thousand five hundred and ninety dollars, of which amount not less than two hundred and sixty-five Congressional thousand seven hundred and ten dollars shall be allotted for congressional distribution. And the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby adapted to locality. directed to expend the said sum, as nearly as practicable, in the purchase, testing, and distribution of such valuable seeds, bulbs, shrubs, vines, cuttings, and plants, the best he can obtain at public or private sale, and such as shall be suitable for the respective localíties to which the same are to be apportioned, and in which same are to be distributed as hereinafter stated, and such seeds so purchased shall include a variety of vegetable and flower seeds suitable for planting and culture in the various sections of the United States. An equal Congressional proportion of five-sixths of all seeds, bulbs, shrubs, vines, cuttings, and plants, shall, upon their request, after due notification by the Secretary of Agriculture that the allotment to their respective districts is ready for distribution, be supplied to Senators, Representatives, and Delegates to Congress for distribution among their constituents, or mailed by the department upon the receipt of their addressed franks, in packages of such weight as the Secretary of Agriculture and the Postmaster-General may jointly determine: Provided, however, That upon each envelope or wrapper containing pers, etc. packages of seeds the contents thereof shall be plainly indicated, and the Secretary shall not distribute to any Senator, Representative, or Delegate seeds entirely unfit for the climate and locality he represents, but shall distribute the same so that each Member may have seeds of equal value, as near as may be, and the best adapted to the locality he represents: Provided also, That the seeds allotted to Sena- Early delivery to tors and Representatives for distribution in the districts embraced within the twenty-fifth and thirty-fourth parallels of latitude shall be ready for delivery not later than the tenth day of January: Pro- Distribution of un
called for allotment. vided also, That any portion of the allotments to Senators, Repre
Seeds, etc., to be
sentatives, and Delegates in Congress remaining uncalled for on the first day of April shall be distributed by the Secretary of Agriculture, giving preference to those persons whose names and addresses have been furnished by Senators and Representatives in Congress, and
who have not before during the same season been supplied by the Report of purchases, department: And provided also, That the Secretary shall report, as
provided in this Act, the place, quantity, and price of seeds purchased, and the date of purchase; but nothing in this paragraph shall be
construed to prevent the Secretary of Agriculture from sending Diversion of appro- seeds to those who apply for the same. And the amount herein priation forbidden.
appropriated shall not be diverted or used for any other purpose but for the purchase, testing, propagation, and distribution of valuable
seeds, bulbs, mulberry and other rare and valuable trees, shrubs, rare vines, cuttings, and plants: Provided further, That forty-three thou
sand eight hundred and eighty dollars of which sum, or so much thereof as the Secretary of Agriculture shall direct, may be used to collect, purchase, test, propagate, and distribute rare and valuable seeds, bulbs, trees, shrubs, vines, cuttings, and plants from foreign countries or from our possessions for experiments with reference to their introduction into and cultivation in this country, and same shall not be distributed generally, but shall be used for experimental tests, to be carried on with the cooperation of the agricultural experiment stations.
Total for Bureau of Plant Industry, one million seven hundred and fifty-eight thousand two hundred and six dollars.
Purchase of seeds, etc., for experimental tests.
SALARIES, FOREST SERVICE: One forester, who shall be chief of bureau, five thousand dollars; one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand three hundred and twenty dollars; two clerks, at one thousand two hundred and sixty dollars each; four clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; five clerks, at one thousand and eighty dollars each; eight clerks, at one thousand and twenty dollars each; ten clerks, at nine hundred and sixty dollars each; seventeen clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; four messengers, at six hundred and sixty dollars each; four messengers, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; three watchmen, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; in all, sixty thousand two hundred dollars.
GENERAL EXPENSES, FOREST SERVICE: To enable the Secretary of Agriculture to experiment and to make and continue investigations
and report on forestry, national forests, forest fires, and lumbering, Restricted to United but no part of this appropriation shall be used for any experiment or
test made outside the jurisdiction of the United States; to advise the owners of woodlands as to the proper care of the same; to investigate and test American timber and timber trees and their uses, and methods for the preservative treatment of timber; to seek, through investigations and the planting of native and foreign species, suitable trees
for the treeless regions; to erect necessary buildings: Provided, That Cost of buildings.
the cost of any building erected shall not exceed five hundred dollars; Protection, etc., of to pay all expenses necessary to protect, administer, and improve the national forests.
national forests; to ascertain the natural conditions upon and utilize Sales of timber. the national forests; and the Secretary of Agriculture may, in his dis
cretion, permit timber and other forest products cut or removed from Exception. the national forests, except the Black Hills National Forest in South
Dakota, to be exported from the State, Territory, or the district of Black Hills National Alaska in which said forests are respectively situated: Provided, That
the exportation of dead and insect-infested timber only from said Black Hills National Forest shall be allowed until such time as the