Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 34 Part 1.djvu/725

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rirrruisrn ooueasss. sm. 1. cs. 3913. woe. 695 United States; to furnish expert advice on road building; to make investigations in regard to the best methods of road making, and the best kinds of road-making materials in the several States; to investi- ' gate the chemical and physical character of road materials; for the employment of local and special agents, clerks, assistants, and other labor required in the cit of Washington and elsewhere; for collating, digesting, reporting, and illustrating the results of such investigations and experiments; for preparing, publishing, and distributing bulletins and reports; for rent and repairs of buildings not to exceed two thousand dollars; for necessary office fixtures and sup lies, a paratus, and materials; telegraph and telephone service, traveiing and) other necessai; expenses, and to enable him to assist the agricultural colleges an experiment stations in disseminating information on this subject, fift -seven thousand six hundred and sixty dollars. 'libtal for Office of Public Roads, seventy thousand dollars. Total, Department of Agriculture, nine million five hundred and sixty thousand four hundred and forty dollars. ‘ And the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to make such ch§5g‘g;¤;{c*° mn appointments, promotions, and changes in salaries, to be paid out of ’ ` t e lump funds of the several bureaus, divisions, and offices of the , · Department as may be for the best interests of the service: Provided, ggggjiormieumc That the maximum salary of any classified scientific investigator in the empicyees, ew. city of Washington, or other em loyee engaged in scientific work, shall not exceed three thousand doliars dper annum. And the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorize and directed to (pay the salary of each employee from the roll of the bureau, indepen ent division, or office in which the employee is working, and no other: Provided, however, That details may be made from or to the office of the Secre- Dems from me to tary when necessary and the services of the (person whom it is proposed S°°*’°”°’Y'** °*“°°· to detail are not required in that office; an he is further authorized ' and directed to submit to Congress each year a statement covering all Anuuulstntemeut. appointments, promotions, or other changes made in the salaries paid from lump fun s, giving in each case the title, salary, and amount of such change or changes, together with reasons therefor: Provided further, That all classified laborers whose positions were transferred vmmeuenci mm. from the lump funds to the statutory rolls by the Act making appro- °*`Q;0,_ B3_ p_ 88, priations for the Department of Agriculture approved March third, nineteen hundred and five, and who were by the last clause of that Act placed in the classified service without further examination in the rades and at the rates of compensation provided in said Act, are gereby made eligible for promotion without further examination. EMERGENCY APPROPRIATIONS. p,,{’f,‘{;$,’,§°“°>‘ “P¥"° Fog 1-rm Burman or PLANT INDUSTRY: To enable the Secretary of °°°'°¤ °¤*°*'¤**°¤· Agriculture to meet the emergency caused by the continued spread of the Mexican cotton boll weevi in the Southern States by encouraging the diversiiication of crops, improved cultural methods, breeding of new cottons, and to study the diseases of cotton, one hundred and tive thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. And the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to expend said aplproriation in such manner as he shall deem best, in cooperation wit the State experiment stations and practical cotton growers. Fog me Burman or ENTOMOLOGYZ To enable the Secretary of C°"°" **0** "°"‘* Agriculture to meet the emergency caused by the continued spread of the Mexican cotton boll weevil in the Southern States by further studies of the habits and damage of the pest, the collection of data regarding its status, the study of parasites and diseases, the testing of remedies suggested, and the completion of experiments now under way, eighty- five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. And