FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. 1I. Ch. 329. 1878. 179 hundred and ninety-two dollars; three messengers acting as assistant doorkeepers, one thousand eight hundred dollars each. For Postmaster to the Senate, two thousand one hundred dollars; assistant postmaster and mail-carrier, two thousand and eighty-eight dollars; four maitcarriers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each. For superintendent of the document room, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; two assistants in document-room, at one thousand four hundred and torty dollars each ; superintendent of the folding-room, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; one assistant in the foldingroom, one thousand two hundred dollars. ‘ For twenty messengers, at one thousand four hundred and forty dollars each; messenger to the Committee on Appropriations, to be appointed by the committee, at one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; upholsterer, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars; messenger in charge of store-room, one thousand two hundred dollars. For chief engineer, two thousand one hundred and sixty dollars; three assistant engineers, at one thousand four hundred and forty dollars each; assistant engineer in charge of the elevator, one thousand four hundred and forty dollars ; conductor of elevator, one thousand two hundred dollars; two firemen, at one thousand and ninetyhve dollars each; three laborers in the engineer’s department, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each. For eight skilled laborers, at one thousand dollars each ; ten laborers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each ; twelve laborers, during the session, at the rate of seven hundred and twenty dollars each per annum; one laborer in charge of private passage, eight hundred and forty dollars; Kate Dodson, in charge of the ladies’ retiring-room, seven hundred and twenty dollars; telegraph operator, twelve hundred dollars per annum. For contingent expenses of the Senate, namely : For stationery and newspapers (including five thousand dollars for Stationery and stationery for committees and officers of the Senate and one hundred ¤°‘"P*'·P°'°· dollars for postage-stamps for the Secretary of the Senate, and·one hundred dollars for postage stamps for the Postmaster of the Senate), fourteen thousand seven hundred dollars. For twenty-seven clerks to committees, at six dollars per day, during (-;;,,,1,,, to ,,0,,,, the session, nineteen thousand six hundred and two dollars. mittees. For fourteen pages for the Senate chamber, three riding-pages, one p,,g,,,_ page for the Vice-President’s room, and one page for the office of the Secretary of the Senate, at the rate of two dollars and hfty cents per day each while actually employed, six thousand seven hundred and seventeen dollars and fifty cents. For hire of horses and mail-wagons for carrying the mails, three Horses and thousand five hundred dollars. W¤¤<>¤¤· For materials for folding, four thousand dollars. f lgaterinls for 0 ID . For four folders, at not exceeding three dollars per day while actually Folgers. employed, four thousand dollars: Provided, however, That any portion of said sum may be used, at the discretion of the superintendent, for piece work. And the following prices may be paid for folding books, pamphlets, _ Prices for foldspeeches, and the Daily Record, namely: For quarto volumes, not ex- m!- ceeding one cent per volume; for octavo volumes, not exceeding onehalf cent each per volume; for the Daily Record, not exceeding two dollars per thousand; and for speeches, not exceeding one dollar per thousand. For fuel and oil for the heating apparatus, seven thousand dollars; Fuel, oil, etc. and of this amount not exceeding four hundred dollars may be used for the purchase of platform-scales for weighing coal; for furniture and repairs of furniture, seven thousand dollars; for packing boxes, six hundred dollars; for miscellaneous items, exclusive of labor, twenty- tive thousand dollars; for cartage, six hundred dollars; in all, forty thousand two hundred dollars.