Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 29.djvu/469

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FIFTYFOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 420. 1896. 439 WATERTOWN ARSENAL, WATERTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS : For Wmmowamm. manufacture and erection of an impact testing machine, five thousand .hi?,’.E“°° mmug ‘"“` dollars: Provided, That no patented machine shall be erected unless Promo. the patentee shall first authorize its use by the Government without P’“°“°°· compensation to said patentee. WATERVLIET ARSENAI., WEST` Tnor, NEW Yonxz For necessary wmwuez. wen tiielprotection, including a new main pump, seven thousand and twenty T'°"* N‘Y· ¢ dollars. REPAIRS OF ARSENALS: For repairs and improvements at arsenals Iupaimew. and to meet such unforeseen expenditures as accidents or other contingencies during the year may render necessary, forty-five thousand dollars. BUILDINGS AND GBOUNDS IN AND AROUND WASHINGTON. grfu*;\j,:*,§**C$* *****1 For purchase of the house on Tenth street, northwest, between E and ,_8{’n°*}f};l1gf;;° °‘e°"·· F streets, in the city of Washington, where Abraham Lincoln died, 1"urclmse.' thirty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary; for repairs of said building, after purchase, one thousand dollars; in all, thirty-one thousand dollars. For the improvement and care of public grounds as follows: c,{.',§{"°'°'“““* “’"¥ For improvement of grounds north and south of Executive Mansion, tive thousand dollars. For ordinary care of greenhouses and nursery, two thousand dollars. For ordinary care of Lafayette Park, one thousand dollars. For ordinary care of Franklin Park, one thousand dollars. For ordinary care of Lincoln Park, two thousand dollars. d For care and improvement of Monument Grounds, three thousand ollars. For continuing improvement of reservation numbered seventeen and 010 cauahew. site of old canal northwest of same, three thousand dollars: Provided, 1jr·>·¤is·»._ That no part thereof shall be expended upon other than property belong L‘p°"d’°“’°‘ ing to the United States. For repair of post-and-chain fences, repair of high iron fences, and constructing stone coping about reservations, one thousand five hundred dollars. For manure, and hauling the same, tour thousand dollars. For painting watchmen’s lodges, iron fences, vases, lamps, and lampposts, ono thousand dollars. For purchase and repair of seats, one thousand dollars. For purchase and repair of tools, two thousand dollars. For trees, tree and plant stakes, labels, lime, whitewashing, and stock for nursery, to be purchased by contract or otherwise, as the Secretary of War may determine, two thousand dollars. For removing snow and ice, one thousand two hundred dollars. For tlowcrpots, twine, baskets, wire, splints, moss, and lycopodium, one thousand dollars. For care, construction, and repair of fountains, one thousand nve hundred dollars. For abating nuisances, five hundred dollars. For improvement, care, and maintenance of various reservations, ten thousand dollars. For improvement, maintenance, and care of Smithsonian Grounds, two thousand five hundred dollars. For improvement, care, and maintenance of Judiciary Park, two thousand five hundred dollars. That under appropriations herein contained I10 contract shall be made Limit for concrete lor making or repairing concrete or asphalt pavements in Wasliington ’”°"'°"°°‘ City at a higher price than two dollars and fifteen cents per square yard for a quality equal to the best laid in the District of Columbia prior to July first, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and with a base of not less than six inches in thickness.