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SIXT1~THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. III. Cue. 141, 142. 1915. 1049 $1,000, to be paid on the order of the court, notwithstanding section seventeen hundred and sixty-five of the Revised Statutes or section three of the Act of June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. Eor pay of a custodian of the building occupied by the Court of $$2%.,,,5 p_3,,_ Claims, $500, to be paid on the order of the court, notwithstanding V¤ri¤»r>-MY section seventeen hundred and sixty-five of the Revised Statutes or _ section three of the Act of Jrme twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four. Sec. 2. That the pay of telephone-switchboard operators, assistant .,,,1;,?§,,‘f.§,’§,'§§‘§1§‘{',L°,§°{ messengers, firemen, watchmen, laborers, and charwomen provided g;g¤¤jggg¤· *¤*><>*¤*¤» for m this Act, except those emplo ed in mints and assa omces, " ' unless otherwise specially stated, sh$ be as follows: For tg honeswitchboard operators, assistant messengers, firemen, and wategrmen, at the rate of $720 per annum each; for laborers, at the rate of $660 per annum each; assistant telephone-switchboard operators, at the_ rat; of $600 each, and for charwomen, at the rate of $240 per annum eac . Sec. 3. That the apipropriations herein made for the officers, clerks, ¤¤iii°1y°°ii¤i¤°i» and persons employe in the public service shall not be available for ¥’°”°“’· the compensation of any persons incapacitated otherwise than temporarily forrhperforming such service. T— _ _ Sec. 4. at no part of any money a pro riated by this Act shall cmriziwmug m` be used during the Hscal year nineteeniliungred and sixteen for the ,°*§,$f;}j,°_§“{§,f’“ P"°°° purchase of any txwriting machine at a price in excess of the lowest price paid by the vemment of the United States for the same make and model of machine during the period of the fiscal years nineteen hrmdred and thirteen and nineteen hundred and fourteen; such price shall include the value of any typewriting machine or machines given in exchange, but shall not gpgily to special rices granted on type- E‘°°’“°“’* writing machines used in ools of the lgistrict of (blumbia or of the Indian Service, the lowest of which special prices paid for typewritin machines shall not be exceeded in future purchases for such schools. . Sec. 5. That hereafter subscriptions to eriodicals, which have ,,§,§§,§gWg§°”;d§’a§g been certified in writing by the respective lheads of the executive allowed. dfeipartments or other Government establishments to be required for o cial use, may be paid in advance from appropriations available therefor. Sec. 6. The officers and employees of the United States whose h°§g,},°,{,{g,§d{g‘f°‘§_“ salaries are herein appropriated or are established and shall continue from year to year to the extent they shall be appropriated for by Congress. Approved, March 4, 1915. CHAP. 142.-An Act Making appropriations for the construction, repdr, and {“§T°;¥_4§(i?g;'] preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purposes. WFIE-§(E-— Be it enacted by the Senate and House ofReg>rese·rzt<rt·ive.·: of the United mm and lm States of America in Oonyess assembled, That the sum of $25,000,000 wipe. mmm :1. be, an the same hereby is, appropriated, out of moneys rn the ¥,,,,,£,‘?Y'§,’{}&,,,,.,.,,,st,.,,,{ Treasurg not otherwise appfopriated, to be imme ately available '°°·°‘°· and to e expended under the direction of the Secretary of War and the supervision of the Chief of Engineers, for the (preservation and maintenance of existing river and harbor works, an for the (prosecution of such projects heretofore authorized as may be most esrrable in the interests of commerce and navivation, and most economical _ and advantageous in the execution oil the work: Provided, That §{1‘{,°§;h,B_ allotments from the amount hereby appropriated shall be made by the Secretary of War upon the recommendation of the Chief of