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FIFTIETH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 319. 1889. 76] SEQ. 2. That there shall be established in the Department of the Census Office Interior an office to be denominated the Census Office, the chief officer of which shall be called the Superintendent of Census, whose duty Superintendent gf it shall be, under the direction of the head of the Department, to su- C*"”S“S· perintend and direct the taking of the Eleventh Census of the United States, in accordance with the laws relating thereto, and to perform such other duties as may be required of him by law. Sec. 3. The Sugperintendent of Census shall be appointed by the Appointment. President, by an with the advice and consent of the Senate; and he shall receive an annual salary of six thousand dollars; and for the Salary. purposes of taking the Eleventh Census of the United States, the Secretary of the Interior may from time to time as the necessity therefor arises appoint a chief clerk and one disbursing clerk of the Census gleam; {0mg_ Oiiice at an annual salary each of twenty-five hundred dollars, two ` stenographers, ten chiefs of division, at an annual salary each of two thousan dollars, ten clerks of class four, twenty clerks of class three, thirty clerks of class two, with such number of clerks of class one, , and of clerks, copyists, and computers, at salaries of not less than seven hundred and twenty dollars nor more than one thousand dollars per annum, as may be found necessary for the proper and prompt compilation of the results of the enumeration of the census erein provided to be taken. And the Secretary of the Interior may also appoint one captain of the watch at a salary of eight hundred and cnpsninncmnwnwn, forty dollars per annum, two messengers and such number of watch- °“’· men and assistant messengers, laborers and skilled laborers at six hundred dollars each per annum, and messenger boys at salaries of four hundred dollars each per annum, and charwomen at salaries of two hundred and forty dollars each er annum, as may be found necessary to carry out the provisions ofp this act. And upon such compilation and publication of said census, or at an earlier date, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, the period of service of said clerks and employees shall end; Provided, That clerks trans- p,.,,,,.,,. ferred or detailed for service under this act from existing branches mfvrgsfem *¤ °*"" of the civil service shall not lose their positions or rights under the ` act to regulate and improve the civil service of the United States. . All of the clerks of classes four, three, and two, above provided for, may be statistical experts. The disbursing clerk herein rovided for shall, before entering upon his duties, give bond to the 'Ilieasurer of the United States in the sum of fifty thousand dollars, which bond nisbnissng ciervs shall be conditioned that the said officer shall render atrue and faith- b°“d‘ ful account to the Treasurer, quartenyearly, of all moneys and properties which shall be by him received by virtue of his office, with sureties to be approved by the Solicitor of t ie Treasury. Such bond shall be filed in the office of the First Comptroller of the Treasury, to be by him put in suit upon any breach of the conditions thereof. All examinations for appointment and lpromotion. under this act, shall lfe in the discretion and under the < irection of the Secretary of the nterior. Sec. 4. That the Secretary of the Interior shall. on or before the snpemsm-sn: cenfirst day of March, eighteen hundred and ninety, on the recom- S“S°°b°“pp°""°°" inendation of the Superintendent of Census, designate the number, whe·the·r one or more, of Supervisors of census, to be appointed within eacli State and Territory, and the District of Columbia, who shall be a ipointed by the President of the United, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The number of such supervisors shall not exceed one hundred and seventy-five. The Superintendent and the supervisors shall, before entering upon the duties of their offices, respectively, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation : I, a-- ————— (Superintendent or supervisor, as the case may om;. be), do solemnlv swear or affirm that I will support the Constitution of the United States. and perform and discharge the duties of the oliice of (Superintendent or supervisor, as the case may be), accord-