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684 FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. C11. 387. 1897. For general incidental expenses of the service, three hundred doliars. 0<>¤¤*¤¢¢¤· And no contract shall be made or liability incurred under appropriations for the militia of the District of Columbia beyond the sums herein appropriated. Water department. WATER DEPARTBIENT. ,,3;. ,.‘§§,,,},’,'f;‘;_ f‘°“‘ The following sums are hereby appropriated to carry on the operations of the water department, to be paid wholly from its revenues, namely: u£*{,:;*::,f¤d*”°P”‘ For revenue and inspection branch: For chief clerk, one thousand ` eight hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; two clerks, at one thousand dollars each; chief inspector, nine hundred and thirty-six dollars; eight inspectors, at nine hundred dollars each; messenger, six hundred dollars; m¤*'*b¤**°¤b'“°*’· For distribution branch: For superintendent, one thousand eight hundred dollars; draftsmau, one thousand five hundred dollars; foreman, one thousand two hundred dollars; two clerks, at one thousand dollars each; timekeeper, eight hundred dollars; assistant foreman, nine hundred dollars; tapper and machinist, nine hundred dollars; assistant tapper, six hundred dollars; three steam engineers, at one thousand one hundred dollars each; blacksmith, seven hundred and 'fifty dollars; two plumbers, at seven hundred and fifty dollars each; two assistant machinists, at eight hundred and sixty-ibur dollars each; property keeper, six hundred dollars; three firemen, at seven hundred and thirty dollars each; two flushers, at five hundred and forty dollars each; driver, four hundred and eighty dollars; two watchmen, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; hostler, four hundred and eighty dollars; calker, seven hundred and thirty dollars; in all, thirty-eight thousand eight hundred and thirty-four dollars. °°°**'*¥°“°°‘P°“'°'· For contingent expenses, including books, blanks, stationery, forage, advertising, printing, and other necessary items and services, two _ thousand five hundred dollars. F“°1* '°"“”’°°°‘ For fuel, repairs to boilers, machinery, and pumping stations, pipe distribution to high and low service, material for high and low service, including public hydrants and iire plugs, and labor in repairing, replacing, raising, and lowering mains, laying l16W mains and connections, and erecting and repairing fire plugs and public hydrants, _ ninety thousand dollars. ,uf,'f,f°"“‘““°“i“k'"‘ For interest and sinking fund on water-stock bonds, six thousand six hundred and twenty dollars and thirteen cents. "I';j§$°“*”€ "*"°’ For interest on account of increasing the water supply, as provided fumes:. in the Act of July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, such v°"2*"‘"°‘ amount as may be necessary to pay said interest in full for the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight. S‘“k*“¢ *`°'*‘*· For sinking fund on account of increase of water supply, under Act of July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-two, such amount as _ may be necessary to pay Said sinking fund in full for the fiscal year §°,f§;}$ ,,,,,,,],1,,,,,, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight: Provided, That not exceeding one pay principal. hundred and four thousand seven hundred and thirty-eight dollars and twenty-four cents of the surplus general revenues of the District of Columbia remaining on the first day of July, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, shall be transferred to the water fund, to be applied in _ payment in full of the balance of the principal of the debt incurred for increasing the water suppl y as provided in the Act of July fifteenth, eighteen hundred and eightytwo. w§{f;¤s•;§:t%m ***8* For continuing the extension of the high-service system of water dis- ` tribution, to include all necessary land, machinery, buildings, mains, and appurtenances, so much as may be available in the water fund, during the iiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, after providing for the expenditures hereinbefore authorized, is hereby appropriated. t,_};¤;*j:th*;*Tr¥°*;<gj·1ir=?· Sec. 2. That said Commissioners shall not make requisitions upon the ` appropriations from the Treasury of the United States for a larger amount diuing the fiscal year eighteen hundred and ninety-eight than