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dollars; one charwoman, five hundred and forty dollars; five charwomen, at two hundred and forty dollars each, one thousand two hundred dollars; for extra laborers, emergency employments, and pay of rents, ten thousand dollars; in all, twenty-five thousand six hundred and sixty dollars.

Total for office of Secretary, one hundred and ten thousand three hundred and twenty dollars.

Weather Bureau.

WEATHER BUREAU.

Salaries.

SALARIES, OFFICE OF CHIEF OF WEATHER BUREAU: One chief of Bureau, five thousand dollars; one assistant chief of Bureau, three thousand dollars; one chief clerk, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; four chiefs of division, at two thousand dollars each, eight thousand dollars; one librarian and climatologist, two thousand dollars; five clerks of class four, nine thousand dollars; one chief of Division of Supplies, one thousand eight hundred dollars; six clerks of class three, nine thousand six hundred dollars; seventeen clerks of class two, twenty-three thousand eight hundred dollars; twenty-five clerks of class one, thirty thousand dollars; sixteen clerks, at one thousard dollars each, sixteen thousand dollars; seven clerks, at nine hundred dollars each, six thousand three hundred dollars; four copyists or typewriters, at eight hundred and forty dollars each, three thousand three hundred and sixty dollars; one copyist or typewriter, seven hundred and twenty dollars; two assistant foremen of division, at one thousand six hundred dollars each, three thousand two hundred dollars; one proof reader, one thousand four hundred dollars; one chief mechanić, one thousand four hundred dollars; one lithographer, one thousand three hundred dollars; three lithographers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each, three thousand six hundred dollars; two pressinen, at one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars each, two thousand five hundred dollars; ten compositors, at one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars each, twelve thousand five hundred dollars; one skilled mechanic, one thousand two hundred dollars; five skilled mechanics, at one thousand dollars each, five thousand dollars; one engineer, one thousand two hundred dollars; one captain of the watch, one thousand dollars; one batteryman, eight hundred and forty dollars; six skilled artisans, at eight hundred and forty dollars each, five thousand and forty dollars; five messengers or laborers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, three thousand six hundred dollars; three firemen, at seven hundred and twenty dollar's each, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; three watchmen, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; five folders and feeders, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, three thousand six hundred dollars; three folders and feeders, at six hundred and thirty dollars each, one thousand eight hundred and ninety dollars; six messengers or laborers, at six hundred and sixty dollars each, three thousand nine hundred and sixty dollars; thirteen messengers, messenger boys, or laborers, at six hundred dollars each, seven thousand eight hundred dollars; four messengers, messenger boys, or laborers, at four hundred and eighty dollars each, one thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars; five messengers, messenger boys, or laborers, at four hundred and fifty dollars each, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; one charwoman, three hundred and sixty dollars; three charwomen, at two hundred and forty dollars each, seven hundred and twenty dollars; in all, one hundred and ninety-one thousand four hundred and thirty dollars.

FUEL, LIGHTS, AND REPAIRS, WEATHER BUREAU: Fuel, lights, repairs, and other expenses for the care and preservation of the public

Fuel, lights, etc.

buildings and grounds of the Weather Bureau in the city of Washington, ten thousand dollars.

CONTINGENT EXPENSES, WEATHER BUREAU: Stationery, blank Contingentexpenses. books, necessary scientific and other publications; furniture and repairs to same; freight and express charges; subsistence, care, and purchase of horses for official purposes only; repairs of harness; advertising, dry goods, twine, mats, oils, paints, glass, lumber, hardware, ice, washing towels, and other miscellaneous supplies and expenses not otherwise provided for and necessary for the practical and efficient work of the Weather Bureau in the city of Washington, ten thousand dollars. SALARIES, WEATHER BUREAU: Professors of meteorology, inspect- „Officials outside of

Washington. ors, district forecasters, local forecasters, section directors, research observers, observers, assistant observers, operators, repair men, station agents, messengers, messenger boys, laborers, and other necessary employees, for duty in the United States, in the West Indies or on adjacent coasts, in the Hawaiian Islands, and in Bermuda, who, without additional expense to the Government, may hereafter, in the discretion of the Secretary of Agriculture, be granted leaves of absence not to Leaves of absence. exceed thirty days in any one year, five hundred and thirty-one thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

GENERAL EXPENSES, WEATHER BUREAU: Every expenditure requisite General expenses for and incident to the establishment, equipment, and maintenance of Maintenance. meteorological observation stations in the United States, in the West Indies or on adjacent coasts, in the Hawaiian Islands, and in Bermuda, including the purchase of scientific and other publications, stationery, furniture, instruments, storm-warning towers, and all other necessary supplies and materials; for rents of offices; for traveling expenses; for freight and express charges; for telegraphing, telephoning, or cabling reports and messages, rates to be fixed by the Secretary of Agriculture by agreement with the companies performing the service; for maintenance and repair of seacoast telegraph, telephone, and cable lines; for investigations on climatology; for river observations and reports; for rain observations and reports; for snow observations and reports; for ice observations and reports; for crop observations and reports; for aerial observations and reports; for storin and other warnings and reports; for hurricane observations and reports; including pay of special observers and display men, none of whom shall receive more than twenty-five dollars per month; and for the maintenance of Printing office. a printing office in the city of Washington, including the purchase of necessary supplies and materials for printing weather maps, bulletins, circulars, forms, monthly reviews, and other publications, and for pay of assistant foremen, proofreaders, compositors, pressmen, lithographers, and folders and feeders, when necessary, five hundred and sixtytwo thousand and ten dollars.

BUILDINGS, WEATHER BUREAU: For the purchase of sites and the Buildings for ob erection of not less than five buildings for use as Weather Bureau observatories, and for all necessary labor, materials, and expenses, plans and specifications to be prepared and approved by the Secretary of Agriculture, and work done under the supervision of the Chief of the Weather Bureau, including the purchase of instruments, furniture, supplies, flagstaffs, and storm-warning towers to properly equip these stations: Provided, That if any of the money for these several build

Use of balances. ings remains unexpended for the special purposes for which it is appropriated, so much of it as is necessary may be expended for the repair, improvement, and equipment of any other buildings or grounds owned by the Government and occupied by the Weather Bureau, outside of the District of Columbia: And provided further, That a portion Springfield, Ill.. of the Federal building site at Springfield, Illinois, fronting ninety feet

servatories, etc.

Provisos.

site for observatory

on Monroe street and extending back at that width one hundred and sixty feet along Seventh street to paved alley, may be used as a site for one of the five buildings proposed above, and is hereby transferred to the Department of Agriculture for that purpose, fifty-tbree thousand dollars.

CABLES AND LAND LINES, WEATHER BUREAU: For the purchase and construction of cables and land lines to connect Beaver Island, Michigan, with Charlevoix, Michigan, including all necessary labor and materials, thirty-five thousand dollars.

Cable and land lines.

PENALTY FOR COUNTERFEITING FORECASTS.

Issuing counterfeit forecasts, etc., unlaw

Any person who shall knowingly issue or publish any counterfeit ful.

weather forecasts or warnings of weather conditions, falsely representing such forecasts or warnings to have been

issued or published by the Weather Bureau, or other branch of the Government service, or shall molest or interfere with any weather or storm flag or weather map or bulletin displayed or issued by the United States Weather

Bureau, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction Penalty.

thereof, for each offense, be fined in a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars, or be imprisoned not to exceed ninety days, or

be both fined and imprisoned, in the discretion of the court.

Total Weather Bureau, one million three hundred and ninety-two thousand nine hundred and ninety dollars.

Bureau of Animal Industry.

BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY.

Salaries.

Clerks, etc.

SALARIES, BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY: One Chief of Bureau, four thousand five hundred dollars, and for additional compensation while the office is held by the present incumbent, five hundred dollars; one chief clerk, two thousand dollars; two clerks of class four, three thousand six hundred dollars; one editor, two thousand dollars; five curks of class three, eight thousand dollars; thirteen clerks of class two, eighteen thousand two hundred dollars; thirteen clerks of class one, fifteen thousand six hundred dollars; eight clerks, at one tbonsand dollars each, eight thousand dollars; two clerks, at nine hundred dollars each, one thousand eight hundred dollars; two clerks, at eight hundred and forty dollars each, one thousand six hundred and eighty dollars; three clerks (now laborers), at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; two clerks (now laborers), at six hundred dollars each, one thousand two hundred dollars; one mechanic, one thousand two hundred dollars; one messenger and custodian, one thousand dollars; one carpenter, one thousand one hundred dollars; one messenger, eight hundred and forty dollars; three messengers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; one messenger (now laborer), seven hundred and twenty dollars; one skilled laborer, eight hundred and forty dollars; two skilled laborers (now laborers), at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; two skilled laborers (now laborers), at six bundred dollars each, one thousand two hundred dollars; one skilled l borer, six hundred and sixty dollars; two skilled laborers (now la brers), at four hundred and eighty dollars each, nine hundred and sixty dollars; one fireman (now laborer), at seven hundred and twenty dollars; one illustrator, at one thousand four hundred dollars; in all, eighty-three thousand four hundred and eighty dollars.

GENERAL EXPENSES, BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY: For carrying out the provisions of the Act approved May twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, establishing the Bureau of Animal Industry, and the Act approved August thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety,

General expenses.
Vol. 23, p. 31.

Vol. 26, P. 414.

Treatment of export cattle.

eases, etc.

providing for an inspection of meats and animals, and the provisions of the Act approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one. Vol. 26, p. 1089. providing for the inspection of live cattle, bogs, and the carcasses and Inspection of live

* cattle, etc. products thereof which are the subjects of interstate and foreign commerce, and for other purposes, and to prescribe rules and regulations for the safe transport and humane treatment of export cattle from the ce United States to foreign countries, and the amendatory Act approved,

Vol. 28, p. 732. March 'second, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, providing for the inspection of live cattle, hogs, and the carcasses and products thereof which are the subjects of interstate and foreign .commerce, and for other purposes, and also the provisions of the Act approved February ease second, nineteen hundred and three, to enable the Secretary of Agri- Vol. 32, p. 791. culture to more effectually suppress and prevent the spread of contagious and infectious diseases of live stock, and for other purposes: Provided, That live horses be entitled to the same inspection as other

Provisos.

Live horses. animals herein named: Provided further, That the Secretary of Agri- Waiving inspection

certificates. culture may, in his discretion, waive the requirement of a certificate with beef and other products, which are exported to countries that do not require such inspection, one million four hundred and thirty-one

Preventing diseases thousand five hundred and twenty dollars, and the Secretary of Agri- among animals. culture is hereby authorized to use any part of this sum he may deem necessary or expedient, in such manner as he may think best, in the collection of information concerning live stock, dairy and other animal products, and to prevent the spread of pleuro-pneumonia, blackleg, tuberculosis, sheep scab, glanders or farcy, hog cholera, and other diseases of animals, and for this purpose to employ as many persons in the city of Washington or elsewhere as he may deem necessary, and to expend any part of this sum in the purchase and destruction of diseased diseased animales: or exposed animals and the quarantine of the same whenever in his judgment it is essential to prevent the spread of pleuro-pneumonia, tuberculosis, or other diseases of animals from one State to another; for Experiment wate

1,10 tion, Bethesda, Md. improving and maintaining the Bureau Experiment Station, at Bethesda, Maryland; to establish, improve, and maintain quarantine stations, and Quarantine stations. to provide proper shelter and equipment for the care of neat cattle, domestic and other animals imported at such ports as may be deemed

Reports. necessary; for printing and publishing such reports relating to animal industry as he may direct; and the Secretary of Agriculture may use so farm products. much of this sum as he deems necessary for promoting the extension and development of foreign markets for dairy and other farm products of the United States, and for suitable transportation of the same; and such products may be bought in open market and disposed of at the discretion of the Secretary of Agriculture, and he is authorized to apply the moneys received from the sales of such products toward the con

Laboratory tinuation and repetition of such experimental exports; and the Secretary is hereby authorized to rent suitable buildings in the District of Columbia, at an annual rental of not exceeding two thousand five hundred dollars to be used for office, laboratory and storage purposes for

Leaves of absence. said Bureau of Animal Industry; and the employees of the Bureau of Animal Industry outside of the city of Washington may hereafter, in the discretion of the Secretary of Agriculture, without additional expense to the Government, be granted leaves of absence not to exceed

Proviso. fifteen days in any one year: Provided, That the Secretary of Agri- insp

Inspection of dairy culture may construe the provisions of the Act of March third, eighteen products for export.

Vol. 26, p. 1090. hundred and ninety-one, as amended March second, eighteen hundred Vol. 28, P: 782. and ninety-five, for tbe inspection of live cattle and products thereof, to include dairy products intended for exportation to any foreign country and may apply, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him, the provisions of said Act for inspection and certification appropriate for ascertaining the purity and quality of such products, and may cause the same to be so marked, stamped, or labeled as to secure

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Foreign markets for

their identity and make known in the markets of foreign countries to which they may be sent from the United States their purity, quality, and grade; and all the provisions of said Act relating to live cattle and products thereof for export shall apply to dairy products so inspected and certified.

For experiments in animal breeding and feeding in cooperation with State agricutural stations, twenty-five thousand dollars.

Total, Bureau of Animal Industry, one million five hundred and forty thousand dollars.

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BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY.

Salaries.

SALARIES, BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY: One plant physiologist and pathologist, who shall be chief of bureau, four thousand five hundred dollars; one chief clerk, two thousand dollars; one superintendent, gardens and grounds, one thousand eight hundred dollars; five clerks, class four, nine thousand dollars; seven clerks, class three, eleven thousand two hundred dollars; twelve clerks, class two, sixteen thousand eight bundred dollars; twenty-seven clerks, class one, thirty-two thousand four hundred dollars; one seed clerk and superintendent, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk or artist, one thousand two hundred dollars; one artist, eight hundred and forty dollars; fourteen clerks, at one thousand dollars each, fourteen thousand dollars; six clerks, at nine hundred dollars each, five thousand four hundred dollars; eight clerks, at eight hundred and forty dollars each, six thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars; one clerk, seven hundred and twenty dollars; ten clerks (now laborers,) at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, seven thousand two hundred dollars; four clerks (now laborers), at six hundred and sixty dollars each, two thousand six hundred and forty dollars; two clerks (now laborers), at six hundred dollars each, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk (now laborer), four hundred and eighty dollars; one photographer or clerk (now laborer), seven hundred and twenty dollars; one assistant photographer, six hundred dollars; one illustrator, seven hundred and twenty dollars; one carpenter, eight hundred and forty dollars; one carpenter (now laborer), seven hundred and twenty dollars; one gardener or assistant, one thousand dollars; four, gardeners, at nine hun. dred dollars each, three thousand six hundred dollars; two gardeners, at eight hundred and forty dollars each, one thousand six hundred and eighty dollars; three gardeners, at seven hundred and eighty dollars each, two thousand three hundred and forty dollars; one gardener, six hundred dollars; one gardener (now laborer), seven hundred and twenty dollars; two gardeners (now laborers), at six hundred and sixty dollars each, one thousand three hundred and twenty dollars; one gardener, six hundred and sixty dollars; one skilled laborer, nine hundred dollars; one painter, eight hundred and forty dollars; two plumbers (now laborers), at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; one fireman (now laborer), seven hundred and twenty dollars; two firemen (now laborers), at six hundred dollars each, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk or messenger, eigbt hundred and forty dollars; one skilled laborer, seven hundred and twenty dollars; two skilled laborers (now laborers), at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; three skilled laborers (now laborers), at six hundred and sixty dollars each, one thousand nine hundred and eighty dollars; five skilled laborers (now laborers), at six hundred dollars each, three thousand dollars; one skilled laborer (now laborer), four hundred and eighty dollars; one messenger, six hundred and sixty dollars; one messenger (now laborer), seven hundred and twenty dollars; three

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