Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 36 Part 1.djvu/1356

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1332 · sixrY.FmsT oouennss. sms. III. os. 241. 1911. S¢v•¤*=i¤8¤*¤“¤ For sepharatingdrgahis at third and fourth class post offices, seven hundred thousand dollars. ` ¤¤¤¤¤¤]¤¤¤¤*¤<>¤¤· For unusual conditions at post offices, one hundred and forty f_`{’,,,,"‘a’g,,,,,_ thousand dollars: Promkled, That the exqpnditurepf so much thereof as may be found necessary to carry out t piprovisions hereinaf ter set forth, but not in the aggregate to exceed tyjfive thousand dollars, _£]¤¤a<%b{g¤¢di· of which amount fifteen thousand dollars is made immediately Y avzéllable, islimited as follows: I h th 1 t_ f t ¤1¤r¤=i·¤¤ °·¤’*°¤ " enever a tmaster in any oca 't wi a opu a ion 0 no mmmmlmium more than twerillys thousand inhabitantslizertifies tid the department that, owing to unusual conditions in his community, he is unable to secure the services of eflicient employees otherwise, the Postmaster General having ascertained the truth of the certification may authorize, in his discretion, the appointment of clerks and letter carriers for that office at such higher rates of compensation, within the present recognized grades, and in the District of Alaska, at higher salaries · than one thousand two hundred dollars, as may be necessary in order. to insure a. proper conduct of the lpostal business, but not to exceed in the riggregiate the sum annua y a propriated for said purposes, and in a suc cases their salaries shallllie paid from the appropriation F~¢1>¤¤- for unusual conditions, and the Postmaster General shall make report to Co§ess annually of the places where and the amounts so B _ . 0,g¥°<g_¤· “**¤**”*¤ glor allowance to third-class post offices to cover the cost of clerical services in offices where the salaries of the postmasters range from one thousand dollars to one thousand Eve hundred dollars, five hundred ‘ mm. and eighty thousand dollars: Provided, That no allowance in excess ,,,,$.ll$.°Q",‘§'{{f ”°‘ °"` of two hundred dollars shall be made where the salary of the post.- master is one thousand dollars, one thousand one hundred dollars, or one thousand two hundred dollars; nor in excess of three hundred dollars where the salary of the postmaster is one thousand three hungredddoélaish one thousand four hundred dollars, or one thousand five un re dollars. · For allowance to third-class post offices to cover the cost of clerical services m omces where the salaries of the postmasters range from one thousand six hundred dollars to one thousand nine hundred dol- {uwglgém M u_ lars, seven_ hundred and fifty thousand dolla.rs: Promkled, That no oecdins stm. allowance m excess of four hundred dollars shall be made where the salary of the postmaster is one thousand six hundred dollars or one thousand seven hundred dollars, nor in excess of five hundred dollars where the salsa? of the postmaster is one thousand eight hundred dollars or one thousand nine hundred dollars. Bentlislmmamei. For rent, light, and fuel for first, second, and third class post offices, four million our hundred thousand dollars, of which not exceeding ,{;*:j§fgir,mu_ fifty thousand dollars shall be immediately available: Provided, That the Postmaster General may, in the disbursement of the appropria-· tion for such purposes, apply a grt thereof to the purpose otp leasing premises for the use of post offices of the first, second, and third classes at a reasonable annual rental, to be paid quarterly, for a term Limit. ’ not exceeding ten years; and that there shall not be allowed for the use of any third-class post office for rent a sum in excess of five hundred dollars, nor more than one hundred dollars for fuel and light in an one ear. m“°°“"“"°‘*’· {or miscellaneous items necessary and incidental to ost offices of the first and second class, three hundred and twentydfive thousand dollars, of which sum twenty-five thousand dollars may be used for U the purchase of post—of:Hce equipment. · °,%,P,‘;§,,,,‘_§§_'},",,,‘§*‘*”°°· For rental and purchase of canceling machines, including cost of power in rented bu dings, motors, repairs to motors, and miscellaneous expenses of installation and operation, three hundred and ten thou-