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new school buildings, and other necessary items, nine hundred and fifty-eight thousand nine hundred and seventy-one dollars, namely:

FOR OFFICERS: For superintendent first six divisions, at two Superintendents. thousand seven hundred dollars; superintendent seventh and eighth divisions, at two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; one clerk Clerks, etc. to superintendent of first six divisions and secretary to board of trustees, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk to superintendent of seventh and eighth divisions, eight hundred dollars: messenger to superintendent first six divisions, three hundred dollars; messenger to superintendent seventh and eighth divisions, two hundred dollars; in all, seven thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

FOR TEACHERS: For teachers, not to exceed six hundred and ninety Teachers. three in number, including teachers of manual training schools, to be employed at a rate of compensation not to exceed the rate provided by the present schedule of salaries, and at an average salary not to exceed six hundred and seventy dollars, four hundred and sixtysix thousand eight hundred and ten dollars; and no increase in salaries paid to teachers in grades now receiving nine hundred dollars - 1 or more except in cases of promotion to fill vacancies occurring before or after the passage of this act and except in salaries to principals of normal, manual training, and country schools and no in- No increase in sal

aries. crease in the number of teachers in any of such grades shall be made, and the minimum compensation shall not be less than at the rate of three hundred dollars per annum, and the names of and actual compensation paid to each teacher under this provision shall be reported to Congress at the beginning of each regular session by the Commissioners: Provided, That in assigning salaries to teachers, no discrim- Proviso. ination shall be made between male and female teachers employed No discriminations. in the same grade of school, and performing a like class of duties.

For teachers of night schools, who may also be teachers in the day Night schools. schools, five thousand dollars.

For contingent expenses of night schools, five hundred dollars.

FOR JANITORS AND CARE OF BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS: For care Janitors, etc. of the high-school building, one thousand six hundred dollars; of the Jefferson building, one thousand four hundred dollars; of the Stevens building, one thousand one hundred dollars; of the Franklin building, one thousand one hundred dollars; of the Force, Seaton, Henry, Webster, Gales, Peabody, Wallach, Garnett, Sumner, Analostan, Curtis, and Dennison buildings, at nine hundred dollars each; of the Lincoln and Miner buildings, at eight hundred dollars each; of the Twining, Abbot. John F. Cook, Addison, and Randall buildings, at seven hundred dollars each; of the Amidon, Cranch, Morse, Brent, Bannaker, Blair, Wormley, Anthony Bowen, Maury, Weightman, Bradley, Blake, Carberry, Giddings, Towers. Magruder, and Phelps buildings, at five hundred dollars each; of the Mott, Hillsdale, Anacostia, Thompson, and Lovejoy buildings, at two hundred and fifty dollars each; of the Mount Pleasant, McCormick, Potomac, Greenleaf, Hamilton Road, Chamberlain, High Street, Montgomery Street, and Threlkeld buildings, at one hundred and sixty-five dollars each; for care of smaller buildings and rented rooms, at a rate not to exceed forty-eight dollars per annum for the care of each schoolroom, five thousand three hundred and seventy-six dollars; in all, thirty-seven thousand seven hundred and eleven dollars. For rent of school buildings, fifteen thousand dollars.

Rent. For repairs and improvements to school buildings and grounds, Repairs including construction of fire-proof stairways in Lincoln school building, thirty-five thousand dollars.

For sanitary improvements in old buildings, three thousand dollars.

For contingent expenses, including furniture, books, stationery, Contingent expens printing, insurance, and other necessary items, twenty-two thousand five hundred dollars.

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Manual training.

New buildings.

For fuel, twenty-two thousand dollars.

For the purchase of tools, machinery, material, and apparatus to be used in connection with instruction in manual training, eight thousand dollars.

For furniture for new school buildings, nine thousand dollars.

For erection of new school buildings and purchase of sites therefor, as follows: Two in first school division, one in second school division, one in third school division, one in fourth school division, one in fifth school division, one in seventh school division, and two in eighth school division, three hundred and fifteen thousand dollars : Provided, That no one of the foregoing school buildings shall be constructed with less than eight rooms.

For erection of two new school buildings and purchase of sites therefor in sixth school division, twelve thousand dollars.

That the plans and specifications for each of said buildings, and for all other buildings provided for in this act, shall be prepared by the inspector of buildings of the District of Columbia, and shall be approved by the Architect of the Capitol and the Commissioners of the District, and said buildings shall be constructed by the Commissioners in conformity therewith.

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Police.

FOR METROPOLITAN POLICE.

For one major and superintendent, two thousand seven hundred dollars; one captain, one thousand eight hundred dollars: two lieutenants, inspectors, at one thousand five hundred dollars each; one chief clerk who shall also be property clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand five hundred dollars; one clerk, nine hundred dollars; four surgeons for the police and fire departments, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; for additional compensation for privates detailed for special service in the detection and prevention of crime, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; nine lieutenants, at one thousand three hundred and twenty dollars each; twenty-two sergeants, at one thousand one hundred and forty dollars each; one hundred and forty-five privates, class one, at nine hundred dollars each; one hundred and forty privates, class two, at one thousand and eighty dollars each; nineteen station-keepers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; nine laborers, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; one messenger, seven hundred dollars; one messenger, five hundred dollars; one major and superintendent, mounted, two hundred and forty dollars; one captain, mounted, two hundred and forty dollars; twenty-five lieutenants, sergeants, and privates, mounted, at two hundred and forty dollars each; one van-driver, three hundred and sixty dollars; one ambulance-driver, four hundred and eighty dollars; one assistant ambulance-driver, three hundred dollars; five drivers of patrol-wagons, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; rent of police headquarters and station at Anacostia, one thousand two hundred dollars; for fuel; two thousand

dollars; repairs to stations, including police-court building and cells, Contingent expenses. two thousand four hundred dollars; miscellaneous and contingent

expenses, including stationery, books, telegraphing, photographs, printing, binding, gas, ice, washing, meals for prisoners, furniture and repairs to same, beds and bed-clothing, insignia of office, purchase and care of horses, police equipments and repairs to same, harness, forage, repairs to vehicles, van, ambulance, and patrolwagons, and expenses incurred in prevention and detection of crime, and other necessary items, fourteen thousand dollars; police signal and telephone system in third or fifth precinct, including horses and wagons, four thousand five hundred dollars; additional story to First

precinct station, four thousand five hundred dollars; purchase of lot New station-house, and erecting and furnishing station-house in northeastern section of

Washington, fifteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; water, heating, and drying apparatus in six stations, at one hundred dollars each, six hundred dollars; in all, four hundred and six thousand five hundred and forty dollars.

FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.

Fire department.

For one chief engineer, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one fire-marshal, one thousand dollars; one clerk, nine hundred dollars; two assistant chief engineers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; nine foremen, at one thousand dollars each; eight engineers, at one thousand dollars each; eight firemen, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; two tillermen, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; ten hostlers, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; sixty-six privates, at eight hundred dollars each; four watchmen, at six hundred dollars each; one veterinary surgeon for all departments of the District government, four hundred dollars; repairs to engine-houses, two thousand dollars; repairs to apparatus and new appliances, three thousand dollars; purchase of hose, four thousand five hundred dollars; for fuel, two thousand dollars; purchase of horses, four thousand dollars; forage, five thousand five hundred dollars; for purchase of one new fire-engine, four thousand five hundred dollars; for erect- New engine and

house. ing engine-house in southeastern section of Washington and furnish-“ ing same, twelve thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; hose-carriage for same, seven hundred dollars; contingent Contingent experises expenses, including office-rent horse-shoeing, furniture, fixtures, washing, oil, medical and stable supplies, harness, blacksmithing, labor, gas, and other necessary items, seven thousand five hundred dollars; in all, one hundred and forty-one thousand two hundred dollars. TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE SERVICE

Telegraph and tele phone service.

For one superintendent, one thousand six hundred dollars; one electrician, one thousand two hundred dollars; two telegraph operators, at one thousand dollars each; three telephone operators, at six hundred dollars each; one expert repair-man, nine hundred and sixty dollars; two repair-men, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; two laborers at four hundred dollars each; in all, nine thousand eight hundred dollars.

For general supplies, repairs, new batteries and battery supplies, Supplies. telephone rental, wire, extension of the telegraph and telephone service, repairs of lines, purchase of poles, insulators, brackets, pins, hard ware, cross-arms, gas, fuel, ice, record-books, stationery, printing, office-rent, purchase of horses and harness, washing, blacksinithing, forage, extra labor, new boxes, and other necessary items, seven thousand dollars. The Commissioners of the District of Columbia shall not, after the Telegraph, etc.

wires to be put under fifteenth day of September, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, per- ground. mit or authorize any additional telegraph, telephone, electric lighting or other wires to be erected or maintained on or over any of the streets or avenues of the city of Washington, and the said Commissioners are hereby directed to investigate and report to Congress at the beginning of its next session the best method of removing all electric wires from the air or surface of the streets, avenues and alleys, anti the best method of interring the same under ground, and such legal regulation thereof as may be needed; and they shall report what manner of conduits should be maintained by the city of Washington, if any, and the cost of constructing and maintaining the same, and what charge, if any, should be made by the city for the use of its conduits by the persons or corporations placing wires therein, and upon what terms and conditions the same should be used when required so to do, and for such investigation, one thousand dollars is

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Pernits,

hereby appropriated: Provided, That the Commissioners of the District may, under such reasonable conditions as they may prescribe, authorize the wires of any existing telegraph, telephone or electric light company now operating in the District of Columbia, to be laid under any street, alley, highway, footway, or side-walk in the District, whenever in their judgment the public interest may require the exercise of such authority—such privileges as may be granted hereunder to be revocable at the will of Congress without compensation and no such authority to be exercised after the termination of the present Congress.

Health department.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT.

For one health officer, three thousand dollars; six sanitary inspect: ors, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; two food-inspectors, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one inspector of marine products, one thousand two hundred dollars; for one clerk, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one clerk, one thousand four hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one clerk, one thousand dollars; one messenger, five hundred and forty dollars; one pound-master, one thousand two hundred dollars; laborers, at not exceeding thirty dollars per month, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; one ambulance driver, four hundred and eighty dollars; and for contingent expenses, including books, stationery, fuel, rent, repairs to pound and vehicles, forage, meat for dogs, horseshoeing, painting, and other necessary items, four thousand dollars; purchase of one horse, two hundred and fifty dollars; collection and removal of garbage, fifteen thousand dollars; in all, forty-three thousand three hundred and ten dollars.

COURTS.

Police court.

Defense in claimg.

FOR THE POLICE COURT: For one judge, three thousand dollars; one clerk, two thousand dollars; one deputy clerk, one thousand dollars; two bailiffs, at three dollars per day each; one messenger, nine hundred dollars; one doorkeeper, five hundred and forty dollars; United States marshal's fees, one thousand four hundred dollars; contingent expenses, including compensation of a justice of the peace acting as judge of the police court during the absence of said judge, not exceeding three hundred dollars; books, stationery, fuel, 'ice, gas, and other necessary items, eight hundred dollars; for witness fees, three thousand dollars; in all, fourteen thousand five hundred and eighteen dollars.

DEFENDING SUITS IN CLAIMS: For necessary expenses in examination of witnesses and procuring evidence in the matter of claims against the District of Columbia in the Departments, and defending suits against said District in the Court of Claims, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney-General, two thousand five hundred dollars.

WRITS OF LUNACY: To defray the expenses attending the execution of writs de lunatico inquirendo and commitments made thereunder, in all cases of indigent insane persons committed to the Government Hospital for the Insane by order of the executive authority of the District of Columbia under the provisions of the act approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, two thousand dollars.

Writs of lunacy.

Interest and sinkingfund

INTEREST AND SINKING-FUND.

For interest and sinkiiig-fund on the funded debt, exclusive of water-bonds, one million two hundred and thirteen thousand nine hundred and forty-seven dollars and ninety-seven cents.

MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES.

Miscellaneous

For rent of District offices, three thousand six hundred dollars; for Rent, etc. general advertising, three thousand dollars; for books, and repairs of books for register of wills, two hundred dollars; to enable the register of wiils to complete the assorting, briefing, and filing the records and papers of his office prior to eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, including clerical service and purchase of file-holders and books, one thousand dollars; printing, checks, damages, forage, care of horses, not otherwise provided for, horseshoeing, fuel, ice, gas, repairs, insurance, rebinding and repairing records, and other general necessary expenses of District offices, seven thousand dollars; in all, fourteen thousand eight hundred dollars.

FOR REFORMATORIES AND PRISONS.

FOR WASHINGTON ASYLUM: For one intendant, one thousand two Washington Asylum hundred dollars; one matron, six hundred dollars; one visiting physician, one thousand and eighty dollars; one resident physician, four hundred and eighty dollars; one clerk, six hundred dollars; one baker, four hundred and twenty dollars; one overseer, eight hundred dollars; five overseers, at six hundred dollars each; one engineer, six hundred dollars; one assistant engineer, three hundred and fifty dollars; one second assistant engineer, three hundred do'lars; five watchmen, at three hundred and sixty-five dollars each; one blacksmith, three hundred dollars; one hostler, one hundred and twenty dollars; one ambulance-driver, one hundred and twenty dollars; one female keeper at workhouse, at three hundred dollars; one female keeper at workhouse, at one hundred and eighty dollars; two cooks, at one hundred and twenty dollars each; three cooks, at sixty dollars each; one nurse, one hundred and eighty dollars; four nurses, at sixty dollars each; one teacher, three hundred dollars; in all,' thirteen thousand four hundred and fifteen dollars.

For contingent expenses, including improvements and repairs, Contingent expenses. provisions, fuel, forage, lumber, shoes, clothing, dry-goods, hardware, medicines, repairs to tools, cars, tracks, steam-heating and cooking apparatus, painting, and other necessary items and services, forty thousand dollars.

For new kitchen, two thousand five hundred dollars.
For fire escapes, six hundred dollars.
For introduction of gas into Alms-House, three hundred dollars.

FOR REFORM SCHOOL: For one superintendent, one thousand five Reform School hundred dollars; assistant superintendent, nine hundred dollars; teachers and assistant teachers, three thousand five hundred dollars; matron of school, six hundred dollars; three matrons of families, at one hundred and eighty dollars each; superintendent of chair-shop, six hundred and sixty dollars; farmer, four hundred and eighty dollars; engineer, three hundred and ninety-six dollars; baker, cook, shoemaker, and tailor, at three hundred dollars each; two diningroom servants, seamstress, chambermaid, and laundress, at one hundred and forty-four dollars each; florist, three hundred and sixty dollars; watchmen, not exceeding five in number, one thousand one hundred and forty dollars; secretary and treasurer of board of trustees, six hundred dollars; in all, twelve thousand five hundred and ninety-six dollars.

For support of inmates, including groceries, flour, feed, meats, dry. Support of inmates goods, leather and shoes, gas, fuel, hardware, table ware, furniture, farm implements and seeds, harness and repairs to same, fertilizers, books, stationery, plumbing, painting and glazing, medicines, medical attendance, stock, fencing, repairs to buildings, and other necessàry items, including compensation, not exceeding nine hundred dollars, for additional labor or services, and for transportation and

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