FORTY-SEVEN TH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 171. 1882. 91 as provided in this act, the place, quantity, and price of seeds purchased, from whom purchased, and the date of purchase. But nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to prevent the Commissioner of Agriculture from sending flower, garden, and other seeds to those who apply for the same. And the amount herein appropriated shall not be diverted or used for any other purpose but for the purchase, propagation, and distribution of improved and valuable seeds, plants, cuttings, and vines: But provided, however, That the Commissioner shall not distr·ib- Proviao. ute to any Senator, Representative, or Delegate seeds entirely uniit 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. For experiments in connection with the culture and manufacture of Experiments in tea, in the discretion of the Commissioner of Agriculture, five thousand mmm wd ¤¤¤¤¤· ¤¤¤¤=¤=·~ $*2* $3.*2:2;*.*} For experiments in the manufacture of sugar from sorghum, beets, s11g]];?!- on and other sugar-producing plants, twenty-five thousand dollars. EXPERIMENTAL GARDEN AND GBOUNDS. For labor in experimental garden, five thousand dollars; plant-pots, Labor. two hundred and fifty dollars; continuing repairs and painting green- · houses, and so forth, five hundred dollars; purchasing and propagating mw,u,,,,,,,,,,,_ new plants and seeds of economic value, six hundred dollars; tools for green—houses, one hundred andjifty dollars; repairs to heating apparatus, new pipes, and so forth, three hundred and fifty dollars; charcoal, sand and sod for potting plants, one hundred dollars; new hose, one hmdrd dollars; new framesfor young plant , four hundred and fifty dollars; in all, seven Hronsmd ilve hundred dollars. COLLECTING, MODELING, AND so FORTH. For collecting and modeling specimens of fruits and vegetables and Collecting and collecting and preparing specimens for the museum and herbarium, one ¤° •¥¤:}¤¢_ wz; · · thousand dollars. _ - , mm hm" FURNITURE, CASES, AND REPAIRS r A ` For repairs of building, heaiingapparatus, furniture, carpets and mat- hurniture, re ting, water and gas pipes, and so forth, four thousand dollars; for- new P•¤¤» •*¤· ` roof for department building, one thousand two hundred dollars; for new boilers, one thousand ve hundred dollars; in all, six thousand seven hundred dollars; two thousand seven hundred dollars of this amount to be immediately available. Lmumx. For entomological and botanical works of reference, works on chem- Library. istry and mineralogy, charts, current agricultural works for library, miscellaneous agricultural periodicaliiaand the completion of imperfect . series, one thousand five hundred do rs INVESTIGATION AB T0 INSEGTS mnrmous TO AGDIUULTURD. For investigating the history and habits of insects injurious to agri- mmgmumu culture and horticulture, including the Rocky Mountain locust and the to agrieultme. cotton-worm ; for experiments in ascertaining the best means of destroy- ing them; and for chemicals and traveling and other expenses in the - practical work of the entomological division, twenty thousand dollars, of which sum one thousand dollars shall be immediately available. r:xAmN.u·r0N or wo0Ls AND Axmn rumms. . T in I to the work now in progress of testing the nnemess, textile Tang wool`, strei)ig.i,}h,Xai:i’d other peculiarities of wools and other animal iihers, and °*°·
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