FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 329. 1878. 203 five thousand dollars; keeping of horses and repair of wagons and harness, one thousand two hundred dollars; hardware, one thousand tive hundred dollars; and for rent of house numbered nine hundred and fifteen, E street, northwest, one thousand five hundred dollars; miscellaneous items, six thousand dollars; publication of copies of the Oliicial Postal Guide, twenty thousand dollars; in all, seventy-three thousand six hundred dollars: Provided, That hereafter the expendi· Promo. ture of the contingent expenses of the Post—Otl;ice Department shall be expended as specially directed in the law, and according to the appropriations for the items specifically named, and that no moneys appro- Use ofapprtpwriaprinted for the specific purposes named under the head of “For contin- Wmgent expenses of the Post-Othee Department" shall be diverted from one . purpose to another; and that all moneys unexpended for one or more specific purposes shall be turned into the Treasury, and not expended, by the superintendent and disbursingotiicer, for any object or purpose whatsoever other than the specific ones named in the appropriation for the *‘ Contingent expenses of the Post-Office Department" DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. · For compensation of the Commissioner of Agriculture, three thou- Salariosmto. sand dollars; chief clerk, one thousand nine hundred dollars; entomol- C°mm*¤*‘*°¤°*’¤ ogist, one thousand nine hundred dollars; chemist, one thousand nine °m°°‘ hundred dollars ; assistant chemist, one thousand four hundred dollars; superintendent of experimental gardens and grounds, one thousand nine hundred dollars; statistician, one thousand nine hundred dollars; disbursing-clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; superintendent of seed-room, one thousand six hundred dollars; librarian,one thousand four hundred dollars; botanist, one thousand eight hundred dollars; microscopist, one thousand eight hundred dollars; engineer, one thousand two hundred dollars; three clerks of class four; four clerks of class three; five clerks of class two; six clerks of class one; superintendent of folding-room, one thousand two hundred dollars; lady superintendent of flower·seed room, nine hundred dollars and for clerks, copyists, laborers, watchmen, carpenters, attendants in museum, and other necessary force, including two clerks of class two, who shall be practical printers, fifteen thousand five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; in all, sixty-six thousand nine hundred dollars; and in addition to the proper vouchers and accounts therefor to the accountingomcers of the Treasury, the Commissioner of Agriculture shall Aommlatocemenc. present a detailed statement of the manner of the expenditure of this sum, to accompany his estimates to be presented at the next regular session of Congress: Provided, That no part of this sum shall be paid to Preview. any person receiving at the same time other compensation as an officer or employee of the department. For collecting agricultural statistics and compiling and writing and Statistics. publishing matter for monthly, annual, and special reports, ten thousand dollars: Provided, That no part of this sum shall be paid to any Proviao. person receiving at the same time other compensation as an officer or employee of the department. For purchase and propagation and distribution, as required by law, Distribution of of seeds, trees, shrubs, vines, cuttings, and plants, and expenses of °°°d“· putting up the same, seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, That Report. the Commissioner shall report, as provided in this act, the. place, quantity, and price of seeds purchased, and the date of purchase; but nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to prevent the Commissioner of Agriculture from sending ilower, garden, and other seeds to those who apply for the same. For labor on experimental garden, four thousand dollars; for iiower- E ¤p<>1‘i¤·<>¤·¢¤l pots, five hundred and fifty dollars; repairs to greenhouse, one thousand g“’d”“· dollars; and purchase of new plants and seeds for the same, one thou- · sand doflars; and repairs to heating apparatus, four hundred and fifty dollars; in all, seven thousand dollars.