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FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. C11. 182. 1879. 383 the decrease of food—fishes of the United States, seventy-five thousand _F¤0d-Hshcs, condollars, which shall be immediately available. *“*“"d- Illustrations for Report 011 Food Fishes: For preparation of illustrations for the Report of the United States Commissioner of Fish and Fisheries, one thousand dollars. For maintenance of the United carp ponds in the city of Washingt0n and elsewhere, five thousand dollars. For collecting statistics of the sea-coast and lake fisheries of the United States, especially those covered by the NVashington treaty of eighteen hundred and seventy one, three thousand five hundred dollars. For constructing, equipping and fitting a steam-vessel for the hatching of shad, cod, mackerel, halibut, and other fishes along the coast of the United States, to be built under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, according to the plans of the United States Fish Commission, forty-five thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; to be available from the passage of this act. TUHSCELLANEOUS OBJECTS UNDER THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT. Expenses of national currency: For paper, engraving, printing, express Nafioual Gurcliarges, and other expenses, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars. "°“°" Transportation of United States securities: For transportation of TY¤¤S1?QPm*i<>¤ notes, bonds, and other securities of the United States, sixty thousand °f “°“““°S· dollars; and so much of the act "making appropriations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and for other purposes", approved June nineteenth, eighteen hundred and 1879, ch. 329, seventy-eight, as authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to issue coi11 A”’”· 1*-191* certificates in exchange for bullion deposited for coinage at mints and Bullion cenejiassay-ofiices other than those mentioned in section thirty-five hundred We-"· and forty-five of the Revised Statutes, be, and the same is hereby, R. S. 3545. repealed; said repeal to take effect at the end of the present fiscal year. Standard weights and measures: For construction and verincation of Stzmdardweights standard weights and measures, including metric standards, for the and m“°*S“I°S· custom-houses and other offices of the United States, and for the several States, and of mural standards of length in \Yashington, District of Columbia, five thousand dollars; for rent of workshops in building number two hundred and fifteen, South Capitol street, four hundred dollars ; for rent of fire-proof rooms in building number two hundred and five, New Jersey avenue, south, for the safe keeping and preservation of finished weights, measures, balances, and metric standards, one thousand dollars; for fuel and lights, materials, transportation, traveling, and other miscellaneous expenses, six hundred dollars ; in all, seven thousand dollars. For contribution to maintenance of International Bureau of \Veights I¤t¤FHMiQ¤¤i and Measures, in conformity with terms of convention signed May 5;‘5“L‘g;;§£;g‘ght“ twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-five, one thousand nine hun- ` dred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary. Fuel, lights, and water for public buildings: For fuel, light, water FHGL Ughf¤,W=}- and miscellaneous items required by the janitors and firemen in the E‘3`2,‘{Y°·>;°' P“bh° proper care of the buildings, furniture, and heating apparatus, such as 1 ( mg ' brooms, mops, brushes, buckets, wheelbarrows, shovels, saws, hatchets, and hammers, for all public buildings under the control of the Treasury Department, three hundred and eighty thousand dollars. That authority be and is hereby, given to the Secretary of the Treas- Leasing public ury to lease, at his discretion fora period not exceeding five years, such PTO1J6W- unoccupied and unproductive property of the United States under his control, for the leasing of which there is no authority under existing law, and such leases shall be reported annually to Congress. Furniture and repairs of furniture for public buildings : For furniture Furniture. and repairs of furniture, and carpets, for all public buildings under the control of the Treasury Department, including furniture for three new