Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 37 Part 1.djvu/810

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SIXTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. IH. C11. 142. 1913. 787 elevator boy, $360; chief mechanician, $1 800; mechanicians— $1,600, one $1,500, one $1,400, three at $l,h00 each, four at $1,330 each one $900· shop ap rentices-one $540, two at $480 each· four watchman; skilled woodworkers——one $1,000, one $840; five skilled laborers, at $720 each; draftsman, $1,200; packer and shipper, $840· messenger; superintendent of mechanical plant, $2,500; assistani engmeers——one $1,500, two at $1,200 each, one $1,000, one $900· p1pe fitter, $1,000; four firemen; glass blower, $1,400; glassworker, $1,400; electricians-—one $1,200; one $900; six laborers; janitona-; gggoagz)660 each, one $600; two female laborers, at $360 each; in gl], For appantva. machinery. tools, and a ooo used in connection Aomm te. with the or the work of P e bureau, laboratory sup- P°'°"‘”" plieshmaterials and supplies used in the construction of apparatus, machinery, or other appliances, including their exchange; piping, wiring, and construction mcident to the mstallation of apparatus, machmery, or apphances; furniture for laboratories and omoa, cases for apparatus, $50,000. For repairs and necessary alterations to buildings, $2,000. sn»n·»,ooo, For fuel for heat, light, and power; office expenses, station , books ”*·¤¢"·¤¤¤¤¤· and periodicals (subscriptions to periodicals may be paid ingvance); P"' °' traveling expenses (inc udmtg expenses of attendance upon meetings of technical and profession societies when required m connection with standardization, te r other oihcial work of the bureau); street—car tickets not ex $100; expenses of the committee; expenses of attendance of American member at the meeting of the International Comm1ttee of Weights and Measures; and conti¥encies of all kinds, $25,000. or grading, construction of roads and walks, piping grounds for ¤·r¤. •¢•.. or water supply, lamps, wiring for lighting purposes, and other expenses ""°°°‘ incident to the imtprovement and care o grounds, $3,000. To investigate e dangers to life and rgoperty due to the transmis- ,,,§,*{,§‘{”'”•*•°*"° sion of electric currents at lugh potentia , and the precautions to be taken and the best methods of construction, installation, and operation te be followed in the distribution and retum of such currents, in order to reduce to a minimum such dangers; also to investigate the ,,";,'f,'f,§g°" '"’” best means of protectinggfe and gigppcrty from lightning, including personal services in the trxct of lumbia and in the lie d, $15,000. For investigations incident to the establishment of units and stand- ,,"f,‘[{f,‘,,',f",,*§" ""•" ards of refrigeration, and the determination of the physical constants of materials in the refrigeration industries, such as ammonia aqueous ammonia solutions, carbonio acid, brmes, and so forth, and the determination of the thermal eonductivities of materials, including personal services in the District of Columbia and in the field, $15,000. For the continuation of the investigation of the structural materials, ,,,§§t’§¤‘:""*“’ such as stone, clays, cement, and so orth, including personal services in the District of Colurnbial and in the field, 575,000.hin _ 1 _ Tm E mm For the maintenance an 0 ration o tes ing mac es, mc uding , Q, mn , ¤°* personal services in connectiorlic therewith in the District of Columbia fo phy cd E and in the field, for the determination by the Bureau of Standards of the physical constants and the properties of materials as authorized by law, $30,000. _ _ _ For the investigation and testing of railroad, elevator, other ,¤§$:,;°;,;,';}gmj scales used in weighing commodities for interstate shipment, including personal services in the District of Columbia and in_ the field, and for the purchase of a test car and standard scale of sixty thousand pounds capacity,_$25,000. _ _ , _ _ _ _ _ For the investigation of fire-resisting properties of building mate- ,n;’:;Q=§&,_¤°¢ *¤”°· rials and the conditions under which they may be most efliciently