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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 123, 140. 1896. 99 or the improvement mentioned in such defective assessment, with power to collect the same according to existing laws relating to the collection of assessments and taxes: Provided, That in cases where Prwiw- _ _ such taxes or assessments shall be quashed or declared void by said d5§lQ°}t"Q§`}§§',;-‘,K§§ZY court, for the reasons hereinbefore stated, the reassessment herein provided for shall be made within ninety days after the judgment or decree of said court quashing or setting aside such taxes or assessments and any amount heretofore paid upon an assessment which has been declared void shall be credited the owner upon the reassessment made under the provision of this bill. Approved, April 24, 1896. CHAP. 140. An Act Making appropriations for the Department of Agriculture A1>ri125.1896· for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. EE; Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, Agri¤¤1t¤r¤!D9i>=¤rtand they are hereby, appropriated out of any money in the Treasury of "`°°° °"”°*°"°°°"°' the United States not otherwise appropriated, in full compensation for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety- ‘ seven, for the purposes and objects hereinafter expressed, namely: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY: For compensation of Secretary of Agri- Pay or Secretary, culture, eight thousand dollars; Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, A"‘°“""‘°1°rk°‘°t°‘ four thousand five hundred dollars; Chief Clerk, who shall be superintendent of the Department buildings, two thousand five hundred dollars; private secretary to the Secretary of Agriculture, two thousand dollars; stenographer to the Secretary of Agriculture, one thousand four hundred dollars; private secretary to the Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, one thousand six hundred dollars; one librarian, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one assistant librarian, one thousand four hundred dollars; one appointment clerk, two thousand dollars; one chief of supply division, two thousand dollars; one telegraph and telephone operator, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk class four, one thousand eight hundred dollars; three clerks class three, tour thousand eight hundred dollars; four clerks class two, five thousand six hundred dollars; ten clerks class one, twelve thousand dollars; ten clerks at one thousand dollars each, ten thousand dollars; six clerks at eight hundred and forty dollars each, five thousand and forty dollars; one engineer, who shall be captain of the watch, one thousand six hundred dollars; one iireman, who shall be steam litter, nine hundred dollars; one assistant fireman, seven hundred and twenty dollars; one assistant fireman, six hundred dollars; four night watchmen, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each, two thousand eight hundred and eighty dollars; messengers, laborers, mechanics, iour day watchinen, and charwomen, twenty thousand dollars; in all, ninety-four thousand _ three hundred and forty dollars. §fQ§Q{§Q·0fAcC0mtB Division or Aocoums Ann Disnunsnnnivrsz Chief of division and imtummem. and disbursin g clerk, two thousand five hundred dollars; one assistant chief of division, two thousand dollars; one cashier, one thousand eight hundred dollars; two clerks class three, three thousand two hundred dollars; four clerks class two, five thousand six hundred dollars; one clerk class one, one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, sixteen thousand three hundred dollars. _ Division or Punmcsrrons: Chief of division, two thousand five u£;v*¤*¤¤ ·>fP¤b¤¤¤- hundred dollars; assistant chief of division, one thousand eight hun— ` dred dollars; one editorial clerk, one thousand six hundred dollars; one proof reader and indexer, one thousand tour hundred dollars; one clerk, ' one thousand dollars; in all, eight thousand three hundred dollars.