Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 20.djvu/76

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FORTY-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 91. 1878. 5] For navy-signals and apparatus, namely, signal-lights, lanterns, rock- Navigation aud ets, including running-lights, drawings, and engravings for signal-books, “‘l"lK“*l°“ “ “P • six thousand dollars. ph"' For compass-fittings, including binnacles, tripods, and other append ages of ships’ compasses, three thousand dollars. For logs and other appliances for measuring the ship’s way, leads and other appliances for sounding, three thousand dollars. For lanterns and lamps, and their appendages, for general use on board ship, including those for the cabin, wardroom, and steerage, for the holds and spirit room, for decks and quartermasters’ use, Eve thousand dollars. For hunting and other materials for flags, and making and repairing flags of all kinds, four thousand dollars. For oil for ships of war other than that used for the engineer department, candles when used as a substitute for oil in binnacles, runninglights, ior chimneys and wicks, and soap, used in navigation department, twenty thousand dollars. For stationery for commanders and navigators of vessels of war and for 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 speaking-tubes and gongs, for signal communication on board vessels of war, two thousand dollars. For contingent expenses of the Bureau of Navigation, namely: For freight ard 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. For drawing, engraving, and printing and photolithographing charts, correcting old plates, preparing and publishing sailing-directions, a11d other hydrographic int'or1nation,forty thousand dollars: Provided, That '$“l" of °"‘""* all charts hereafter furnished to mariners or others not in the govern- p"°°` ment 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. For expenses of Naval Observatory, namely: Naval Observa- For pay of three assistant ast.ronomers, at one thousand five hundred *°¤'Y· dollars each, four thousand iivo hundred dollars ; a11d one clerk, at one thousand six l1llI1(lI‘t·‘(l dollars. For wages of one instrument-maker, one messenger, three watchmen, and one porter; for keeping grounds in order and repairs to buildings and enclosures; for fuel, light, and office furniture; and for stationery, chemicals for batteries, and freight, and all other contingent expenses, twelve thousand dollars. For reducing and transcribing astronomical and meteorological observations for publication, two thousand two hundred dollars. For illustration of volume of late observations upon the transit of Venus, one thousand dollars. For turningdathe, eight hundred dollars. For professional books for library, one thousand dollars. For expenses of Nautical Almanac: Nautical Alma- For pay of computers and clerk for preparing for publication the mw- {Xmerican Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac, nineteen thousand dollars. For rent, fuel, 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.