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FORTY-FIFTII CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 68. 1879. 287 For miscellaneous items, namely, for freight to foreign and home sta- Contingent. tions, advertising and auctioneers’ tees, cartage and express charges, repairs to tire-engines, gas and water pipes, gas and water tax at magazines, toll, ferriage, foreign postage, and telegrams, three thousand dollars. For the civil establishment, eleven thousand eight hundred and Cisil establish-» eighty-six dollars and twenty-five cents. ******1*- For the Torpedo Corps, namely : For labor, fifteen thousand dollars; Torpedo Corps. material, ten thousand dollars; freight and express charges, five hundred dollars; general repairs to grounds, buildings, wharves, and boats, five thousand dollars; instruction and general torpedo experiments, fourteen thousand five hundred dollars; in all, forty-tive thousand dollars. BUREAU OF EQUIPMENT AND RECRUITING. For equipment of vessels: For coal for steamers’ and ships’ use, in- Equipment or eluding expenses of transportation; storage, labor, hemp, wire, and other V<‘S¤<‘lS materials for the manufacture of rope; hides, cordage, canvas, leather; iron for manufacture of cables, anchors, galleys, and chains; boat detaching apparatus; cables, anchors, furniture, wood, hose, bakeovens, and cooking-stoves; life—rafts for monitors; heating apparatus for receivingships; and for the payment of laborin equipping vessels and manunicture of articles in the several navy—yards, eight hundred thousand dollars. For contingent expenses of the Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting, Contingent, namely: I' or expenses ofrecruiting and iittin g up receiving-ships; freight and transportation of stores; transportation of enlisted men; printing, advertising, telegraphing; books and models; stationery ; express charges ; internal alterations, fixtures, and appliances in equipment-buildings at navy-yards; lbreign postage; car-tickets, ferriagc, and ice; apprehen. sion of deserters; assistance to vessels in distress; continuous-service certiiicates and good conduct badges for enlisted men, including purchase of school-books for training-ships, fifty thousand dollars. For the civil establishment, eighteen thousand two hundred and fifty- Civil establishone dollars and seventy-tive cents. ment- ISUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS. For general maintenance of yards and docks, namely: For freight Maintenance of and transportation of materials and stores; printing, stationery, and 5'¤1`<lS *1***1 *l°€kS· advertising, including the commandant’s office; books, models, maps, and drawings; purchase and repair of iireengines; machinery, and patent rights to use the same; repairs on steam-engines, and attendance on the same; purchase and maintenance of oxen and horses, and driving teams, carts. and timber-wheels for use in the navy·yards, · and tools and repairs of the same; postage and telegrams; furnitiue for government houses and offices in the navy-yards; coal and other fuel; candles, oil, and gas; cleaning and clearing up yards, and care of public buildings; attendance on tires; lights; fire engines and apparatus; incidental labor at navy-yards; water-tax, and for toll and terriages; pay of the watchmen in the navy-yards; and for awnings and packing-boxes, four hundred and forty thousand dollars. For contingent expenses that may arise at navy·yards and stations, Contingent. , twenty thousand dollars. For the civil establishment, thirty-seven thousand nine hundred and Civil establish six dollars and twenty-five cents. 111**1**- At the Naval Asylum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: For superintend- Naval Asylum. ent, six hundred dollars; Steward, tour hundred and eighty dollars; matron, three hundred and sixty dollars; cook, two hundred and forty dollars; two assistant cooks, one hundred and sixty-eight dollars each ; chief laundress, one hundred and ninety-two dollars; tour laundresses, at one hundred and sixty-eight dollars each ; eight scrubbers and waiters, at one hundred and sixty-eight dollars each; six laborers, at two hun-