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618 SIXTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 223. 1914. rtmnrc nurnmtues, ornaarme nxrnrxsns. ‘§@§§,,§&;,'§°,,g_ Operating force: For such personal services as the Secretary of the Treasury may deem necessari in connection with the care, maintenance, and repair of all pub `c buildirigs under_ the control of the Treasury Department (except as herein ter dprovrded), together with the grounds thereof and the equipment an furmshmgs therem, m- ,,,,·'§§§*;°°f,',@“f“’*°‘*’“°“* cluding assistant custodians, janitors, watchmen, laborers, and char- ’ women; engineers, Bremen elevator conductors, coal passers, electricians dynamo tenders, lampists, and wiremen;_and for_ the mechanical labor force in connection wrth said buildmgs, mcludrng carpenters, lumbers, steam iitters, machinists, and painters, but in no case shallp the rates of compensation for such mcchamcal labor force P be excess of the rafesyaciurrent at tlge ltlime az? rrlnhthetlplape where "?”‘¥"· , suc services are em o , $2,650,00 : , at _ e oregoing eggs? to which appropriation shall liao available for use in connection with all public buildilggs imder the control of the Treasug Department, including the custo ouse at Washington, District of olumbra but not including any other public building within the District of Columbia, and exclusive of néarme hospitals, quarantine stations, mints, branch mints, and assa offices. —~ F““’”‘"°·“°‘ Filrniture and repairs of furniture: For furniture, carpets, andjm and electric lighting fixtures and repairs of same, for all gublic b d- ings rmder the control of the Treasury Department, w other comleted and occupied or in course of construction, exclusive of marine hos itals, quarantine stations, mints, branch mints, and assay omces, exclirsive of personal services, except for work done by contract or for temporary job labor under exigemcy not exceeding at one time the sum of $100 at any one buildmg, $850,000. An all furniture now owned by the United States in other public buildings and in buildings rented by the United States shall be used, so far as racticable, whether it corresponds with the present regulation plgn for (mmm supplies furniture or not. rua, nds, wml-, Operating supplies: For fuel, steam, light, Water, ice, °‘°‘ supplies, electric current for lightin and power purposes, telephone service for custodian forces; removaF of ashes and rubbish, snow, and ice; cutting grass and weeds, washing towels, and for miscellaneous items for the use of the custodian forces in the care and maintenance of completed and occupied public buildings and the gronmds thereof nmder the control of the Treasury Department; and m the care and maintenance of the equipment and furnishing in such buildings; and for miscellaneous supplies, tools and appliances required in the operation (not embracingxrepairs) of the mechanical equipment, including heating, plumbing, oisting, gas piping, ventilating, vacuum cleaning and refrigerating a paratus, electric-light plants, meters, interior pneumatic-tube andpmtercommunicating telephone systems, conduit wiring, call-bell and signal systems in such buildings (including the customhouse at Washington, District of Columbia, but excluding any other public building under the control of the Treasury Department within the District of Columbia, and excluding also marine hospitals and quarantine stations, mints, branch mints, and assay offices, and personal services, except for work done by contract or for temporary job labor under exigency not exceediqi at one time the ¤¤¤ s¤¤¤¤¤¤· sum of $100 at any one building), $1,625,000. And e appropriation herein made for gas shall inclu e the rental and use of gas governors, ggggg; when ordered by the Secretary of the Treasury in writing: Provided, That no sum shall be paid as rental for such as governors greater than thirtv—’rive per centum of the actual value of the gas saved thereby, which saving shall be determined by such tests as the Secretary of the Treasury shall direct.