52 FORTY·FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 91. 1878. BUREAU OF ORDNANCE. Ordnance and Forfuel,tools, and materialsof allkindsnecessaryincarryingonthecur- °*d“”·“°°‘°*°'°°· rent 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 iitting ships for sea and in preserving ordnance material, one hundred and twentyhve thousand dollars. For necessary repairs to ordnance buildings, magazines, gun parks, boats, lighters, wharves, machinery, and other necessaries of the like character, fifty thousand dollars. For miscellaneous items, namely, for freight to foreign and home station s, advertising and anct·ioneers’ fees, cartage and express charges, repairs to dreengines, gas and water pipes, gas and water tax at magagines, toll, ferriage, foreign postage, and telegrams, three thousand ollars. Torpedo corps. For the torpedo corps, namely: For labor, fifteen thousand dollars; material, ten thousand dollars; freight and express charges, five hundred dollars; general repairs and sea-wall, five thousand dollars; instruction and general torpedo experiments, fourteen thousand five hundred dollars; in all, forty-five thousand dollars. BUREAU OF EQUIPMENT AND RECRUITING. Equipment of For equipment of vessels: For coal for steamers’ and ships’ use, in- '°”°1°· clnding expenses of transportation; storage, labor, hemp, wire, and other materials for the manufacture of rope; hides, cordage, canvas, leather; iron for manufacture of cables, anchors, and galleys; condensing and boat-detaching apparatus; cables, anchors, furniture, bose, bakeovens. and cooking-stoves; life-rafts for monitors; heatingapparatus for receiving-ships; and for the payment of labor in equipping vessels and manufacture of articles in the several navy-yards, eight hnndred thousand dollars. For contingent expenses of the Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting, namely: For expenses of recruiting and Htting up receiving-ships, freight and transportation of stores, transportation of enlisted men, printing, advertising, telegraphing, books and models, stationery, express charges, internal alterations, tlxtures, and appliances in equipment·buildings at navy-yards, foreign postage, car-tickets, ferriage, and ice, apprehension of deserters, assistance to vessels in distress, continuous-service certificates and good-conduct badges for enlisted men, including purchase of school·books ior training-ships, fifty thousand dollars. BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS. Maintenance of For general maintenance of yards and docks, namely: For freight 5’°·¤l¤ wd d°¤k¤· and transportation ot materials and stores; printing, stationery, and advertising, including the commandant’s office; books, models, maps, and drawings; purchase and repair of tire-engines, 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; furniture 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; iire-engines and apparatus; incidental labor at navy-yards ; water-tax, and for toll and ferriages; pay of the watchmen in the navy-yards; and for awnings and packing-boxes, four hundred and forty thousand dollars. For contingent expen es that may arise at navyyards and stations, twenty thousand dollars.