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184 General expenses . Additional pay, Su- p ervis ing Archi tect . Vol . 35, p. 537. T echni cal servi ces . Expenses of superin- ten dence, etc . Transporting house- hold goods of superin- tendents, etc . Off ice rent, field sup - plies, etc . Proviso . Transporting operat- ing supplies excluded . S alama nca, N. Y. Other contingencies. Objects excluded . Services in the Dis- trict . Outside professional architectural services . Vol .4l,p. 631. Pr eparing wor king drawings etc. Architects for De- partments of Com- merce and Labor build- ings . SEVENTIETH CONGRESS . SESS. I . CH. 126. 1928 . pied or in course of construction, exclusive of personal services, except for work done by contract or for temporary job labor under exigency not exceeding at one time the sum of $50 at any one braiding, $165,000 . General expenses : To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to execute and give effect to the provisions of section 6 of the Act of May 30, 1908 (Thirty-fifth Statutes, page 537) : For salaries of architectual and engineering personnel and inspectors in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, not exceeding $1,149,530 ; expenses of superintendence, including expenses of all inspectors and other officers and employees, on duty or detailed in connection with work on public buildings and the furnishing and equipment thereof, and the work of the Supervising Architect's Office, under orders from the Treasury Depa rtme nt ; for the transportation of household goods, incident to change of headquarters of district engineers, construction engineers, inspection engineers, and inspectors, not in excess of five thousand pounds at any one time, together with the necessary expense incident to packing and draying the same, not to exceed in any one year a total expenditure of $4,500 ; office rent and expenses of field force, including temporary, stenographic, and other assistance, in the preparation of reports and the care of public property, and so forth
advertising ; office supplies, including drafting materials, specially prepared paper, typewriting machines, adding machines, and other m echa nica l la bor- savi ng d evic es, and exch ange of same ; furniture, carpets, electric-light fixtures, and office equipment ; telegraph and telephone service ; freight, expressage, and postage incident to ship- ments of drawings, furniture and supplies for the field forces, testing instruments, and so forth, including articles and supplies not usually payable from other appropriations : Provided, That no expenditures shall be made hereunder for transportation of operating supplies for public buildings ; not to exceed $1,000 for books of reference, law books, technical periodicals and journals ; ground rent at Salamanca, New York, for which payment may be made in advance ; contin- gencies of every kind and description, traveling expenses of site agents, recording deeds and other evidences of title, photographic instruments, chemicals, plates, and photographic materials, and such other articles and supplies and such minor and incidental expenses not enumerated, connected solely with work on public buildings, the acquisition of sites, and the administrative work connected with the annual appropriations under the Supervising Architect's Office as the Secretary of the Treasury may deem necessary and specially order or approve, but not including heat, light, janitor service, awnings, curtains, or any expenses for the general maintenance of the Treas- ury Building, or surveys, plaster models, progress photographs, test- pit borings, or mill and shop inspections, $1,345,000, of which amount not to exceed $739,020 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia . Outside professional services : To enable the Secretary of the Treasury to obtain architectural services, as provided in the Public Buildings Act approved May 25, 1926, namely, "to procure by con- tract the floor plans and designs of buildings developed sufficiently to serve as guides for the preparation of working drawings and speci- fications, or to employ advisory assistance involving design or engi- neering features, and to employ, to the extent deemed necessary b y him in connection with the construction of buildings for the Depart- ments of Commerce and Labor, the architects who were successful in competition heretofore held for a building for the then Department of Commerce and Labor, and to pay reasonable compensation for such services," and to employ appraisers, when necessary, by contract or othe rwis e, $ 400, 000 .