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286 FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. GS. 1879. For oil for ships of war other than that used for the engineer department, candles when used as a substitute for oil in bmnaeles, running- , lights, for chimneys and wicks, and soap, used in navigation department,. twenty thousand dollars. For stationery for commanders and navigators of vessels of war, and lor use of courts-martial. one thousand five hundred dollars. For musical instruments and music for vessels of war, one thousand. dollars. For steering-signals and indicators, and for spealnngtubes and gongs, for signal communication on board vessels of war, two thousand dollars. C0¤li11.¤;€11t· For contingent expenses of the Bureau of Navigation, DHI11C]}': For freight and transportation of navigation materials; postage and telegraphing on public business; advertising for proposals; packing-boxes and materials; and all other contingent expenses. two thousand dollars. Civil establish- For the civil establishment, ten thousand four hundred and seventeen mmt- dollars and twenty-five cents. _ Sailing direc- For drawing, engraving, and printing and photolithographing charts,

  • 10** purchase of chart paper, correcting old plates, preparing and publishing

sailing directions. and other hydrographic information, forty thousand {Sale vf charts; dollars: Piwidcd, That all charts hereal`ter furnished to mariners or P"'°°· others not in the government service shall be paid for at the cost price of paper and printing paid by the government. For fuel, light, and office furniture; care of building and other labor; purchase of books for library, drawing materials, and other stationery; postage, freight, and other contingent expenses, four thousand dollars. For rent and repair of building, two thousand dollars. ‘ Naval Observe- For expenses of Naval Observatory, namely:

  • 017- For pay of three assistant astronomers, at one thousand five hundred

dollars each, four thousand five hundred dollars; and one clerk, at one thousand six hundred dollars. — For wages of one instrumeiitmakcr, one messenger, three watchmen, and one porter; for keeping grounds in order and repairs to buildings and inclosures; for fuel, light, and office furniture ; and for stationt ry, chemicals for batteries, and freight ; labor and all other contingent expenses, twelve thousand dollars. For reducing and transcribing astronomical and meteorological observations for publication, two thousand two hundred dollars. For professional books for library, one thousand dollars. I For repairs to dome of twenty-six inch telescope, three hundred dollars. For changing the method of controlling clocks and timesignals, live hundred dollars. Nautiwl Alma- For expenses of Nautical Almanac: '“°· For pay of computers and clerk for preparing for publication the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac, nineteen thousand dollars. For rent, tue], labor, stationery, boxes, expresses, books, and miscellaneous items, one thousand five hundred dollars. For ephemeris of new planets discovered by American astronomers, two thousand dollars. - ` BUREAU OF ORDXANCE. ‘m(g1;]$£H<igSS*°T0S For fuel, tools, and materials of all kinds necessary in carrying on the ‘ current daily work of the mechanical branches of the ordnance department at the several navy-yards, magazines, and stations, fifty thousand dollars. For labor at all the navy-yards, magazines, and stations in fitting ships. for sea and in preserving ordnance material, one hundred and twenty- tlve thou sand dollars. For necessary repairs to ordnance buildings, magazines, gun parks,. boats, lighters, wharves, machinery, and other neoessaries of the. likecharacter, fifty thousand dollars.