108 FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 180, 181. 1878. exceed the sum of one thousand two hundred dollars per annum each; and the salary of the clerks and other assistants of the health-oliicer shall not exceed in the aggregate the amount of seven thousand dollars, to be apportioned as the Commissioners of the District of Columbia may deem best. Reports to con- Sec. 12. That it shall be the duty of the said Commissioners to report BMW- to Congress at the next session succeeding their appointment a draft of such additional laws or amendments to existing laws as in their opinion are necessary for the harmonious working of the system hereby adopted, and for the effectual and proper government of the District of Columbia; and said Commissioners shall annually report their official doings in detail to Congress on or before the tlrst Monday of December. Increase of Dis- SEO. 13. That there shall be no increase of the present amount of the m°* debt- total indebtedness of the District of Columbia; and any officer or person who shall knowingly increase, or aid or abet in increasing, such total indebtedness, except to the amount of the two hundred thousand dollars, as authorized by this act, shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, und, on conviction thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment not exceeding ten years, and by fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars. “Schoolhouses;" SEO. 14. That the term “scl¤ool houses” in the act of June seventa?;;;" L°f;*§*l‘]€d· teenth, eighteen hundred and seventy, chapter thirty, was intended to ,6 8;:, ‘ ,53* embrace all collegiate establishments actually used for educational purposes, and not for private gain; and that all taxes heretofore imposed upon such establishments, in the District of Columbia, since the date of said act are hereby remitted, and where the same or any part thereof has been paid, the um so paid shall be refunded. But if any portion of any said building, house, or grounds in terms excepted is used to secure a rent or income, or for any business purpose, such portion of the same, or a sum equal in value to such portion, shall be taxed. Repeats. Sec. 15. That all laws inconsistent with the provisions of this act be, and the same are hereby, repealed. Approved, June 11, 1878. June 11, 1878. CHAP. 181.-An act making applropriations for the support of the Military Academy —··;——- ior the tiscal year ending June t irtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Appropriations. States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and Mlm"! P-°¤d°· the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury my' _ not otherwise appropriated, for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy- nine: Pay of profes- For pay of three professor , at three thousand five hundred dollars
- 0** mid °*h°¤“¤- per annum each, ten thousand five hundred dollars.
For pay of six professors, at three thousand dollars per annum each, eighteen thousand dollars. For additional pay of professors for length of service, seven thousand dollars. For pay of one instructor of practical military engineering in addition to pay as first lieutenant, nine hundred dollars. For pay of one instructor of ordnance and science of gunnery, in addition to pay as first lieutenant, nine hundred dollars. For pay of eight assistant professors, in addition to pay as first lieutenants, four thousand dollars. For pay of three instructors of cavalry, artillery, and infantry tactics, in addition to pay as iirst lieutenants, one thousand five hundred dollars. For pay of four assistant instructors of tactics, commanding companies, in addition to pay as second lieutenants, two thousand four hundred dollars.