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assistant chief of division, two thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; one chief of office of accounts and fiscal agent, two thousand five hundred dollars; seven district fiscal agents, at two thousand dollars each; one supervising auditor, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; one auditor, two thousand dollars; one cashier and chief clerk, two thousand dollars; one deputy disbursing clerk, two thousand dollars; one accountant and bookkeeper, two thousand dollars; three clerks, class four; eleven clerks, class three; eighteen clerks, class two; nine clerks, class one; four clerks, at one thousand dollars each; six clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; one custodian of records and files, one thousand four hundred dollars; one messenger, seven hundred and twenty dollars; one messenger or messenger boy, six hundred dollars; in all, one hundred and four thousand six hundred and twenty dollars.

A proviso, here omitted, relating to details of employees from and to the Division of Accounts and Disbursements and bureaus and offices of the department, and the payment of traveling expenses of employees so de

tailed, is set forth above. Total for Division of Accounts and Disbursements, one hundred and four thousand six hundred and twenty dollars.

Act August 10, 1912, c. 284, 37 Stat. 293.

These are provisions of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, cited above.

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DIVISION OF PUBLICATIONS.

ACT MARCH 1, 1899, c. 325. (30 Stat. 947.)
Chief of division.

One editor, who shall be chief of division,
Act March 1, 1899, c. 325, 30 Stat. 948.

This is a provision of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1900, cited above. Provisions in the same words are contained in the similar acts for subsequent fiscal years. The provision in the act for the fiscal year 1913 is set forth on p. 230, post.

ACT MARCH 3, 1905, c. 1405. (33 Stat. 861.)
Assistant chief of division.

one editor, who shall be assistant chief of division,

Act March 3, 1905, c. 1405, 33 Stat. 877.

This is a provision of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1906, cited above. Provisions in the same words are contained in the similar acts for subsequent fiscal years. The provision in the act for the fiscal year 1913 is set forth on p. 230, post.

ACT AUGUST 24, 1912, c. 355. (37 Stat. 417.)
Printing and binding; farmers' bulletins; distribution.

For the Department of Agriculture, including not to exceed $47,000 for the Weather Bureau, and including the Annual Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, as required by the Act approved January twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, and in pursuance of the provisions of Public Resolution Numbered Thirteen of the first session Fifty-ninth Congress, and also including not to exceed $125,000 for farmers' bulletins, which shall be adapted to the interests of the people of the different sections of the country, an equal proportion of fourfifths of which shall be delivered to or sent out under the addressed franks furnished by Senators, Representatives, and Delegates in Congress, as they shall direct, $475,000.

Act August 24, 1912, c. 355, 37 Stat. 482.

This is a provision under the head “Public printing and binding," in the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, cited above. Similar appropriations for printing and binding for the Weather Bureau and of the Annual Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, were made in the sundry civil appropriation acts for previous fiscal years. The provision relating to farmers' bulletins is a substantial re-enactment of provisions of the agricultural appropriation acts for the fiscal years 1895 to 1907, inclusive, and of the sundry civil appropriation acts for the fiscal years thereafter.

The requirement of act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 73, relating to the Annual Report of the Secretary of Agriculture, mentioned in this provision, is set forth on p. 23, ante.

Res. March 30, 1906, No. 13, relating to the public printing, also mentioned in this provision, is set forth on p. 365, post, under Public Printing."

Provisions of act June 30, 1906, c. 3913, for the notification of Members, etc., of Congress of titles, character, and allotments of farmers' bulletins, the printing of the titles on envelopes inclosing same, and the disposition of uncalled for quotas, are set forth below.

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ACT JUNE 30, 1906, c. 3913. (34 Stat. 669.)
Notification of Members, etc., of Congress of titles and character, and allot-

ments of farmers' bulletins; printing of the titles on the envelopes inclosing
same; disposition of uncalled for quotas.
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for the preparation, printing, and distribution of farmers' bulletins, * * Provided, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall notify Senators, Representatives, and Delegates in Congress of the title and character of each such bulletin, with the total number to which each Senator, Representative, and Delegate may be entitled for such distribution; and on the face of the envelope inclosing said bulletins shall be printed the title of each bulletín contained therein : Provided further, That all such bulletins included in the quotas of Senators, Representatives, or Delegates not called for on or before the thirty-first day of May in each fiscal year shall revert to the Secretary of Agriculture, and be available to him, either for miscellaneous distribution or in making up Congressional quotas for the next fiscal year;

Act June 30, 1906, c. 3913, 34 Stat. 690.

These are provisos of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1907, cited above. The proviso relating to the notification of Members, etc., of Congress of titles, character, and allotments of farmers' bulletins and the printing of titles on the envelopes inclosing the same, is a substantial re-enactment of a provision of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1895 and subsequent fiscal years. The proviso relating to the disposition of uncalled for quotas is a substantial repetition of provisions of the agricultural appropriation acts for the fiscal

year 1900 and subsequent fiscal years. ACT AUGUST 10, 1912, c. 284. (37 Stat. 269.)

SALARIES, DIVISION OF PUBLICATIONS: One editor. who shall be chief of division, three thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; one editor, who shall be assistant chief of division, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; one chief clerk, two thousand dollars;

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two assistant editors, at two thousand dollars each; one assistant editor, one thousand eight hundred dollars; four assistant editors at one thousand six hundred dollars each; one assistant editor, one thousand four hundred dollars; one assistant editor in charge of indexing, two thousand dollars; one indexer, one thousand four hundred dollars; one assistant in charge of illustrations, two thousand dollars; one draftsman or photographer, one thousand five hundred dollars; two draftsmen or photographers, at one thousand four hundred dollars each; six draftsmen or photographers, at one thousand two hundred dollars each; one assistant photographer, nine hundred dollars; one assistant in charge of document section, two thousand dollars; one assistant in document section, one thousand eight hundred dollars; one foreman, miscellaneous distribution, one thousand five hundred dollars; one assistant foreman, miscellaneous distribution, one thousand one hundred dollars; one foreman, Farmers' Bulletin distribution, one thousand five hundred dollars; one forewoman, one thousand four hundred dollars; one forewoman, one thousand two hundred dollars; one clerk, class three; seven clerks, class one; thirteen clerks, at one thousand dollars each; forty-two clerks, at nine hundred dollars each; twenty-one clerks, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; twenty skilled laborers, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; thirteen skilled laborers, at seven hundred and eighty dollars each; twenty-six skilled laborers, at

.; seven hundred and twenty dollars each; one chief folder, one thousand dollars; one assistant chief folder, nine hundred and sixty dollars; three folders, at nine hundred dollars each; one skilled laborer, one thousand one hundred dollars; two skilled laborers, at one thousand dollars each; two messengers, at eight hundred and forty dollars each; four messengers, at seven hundred and twenty dollars each; three messengers, at six hundred dollars each; two messengers or messenger boys, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; two messengers or messenger boys, at four hundred and twenty dollars each; two messenger or messenger boys, at three hundred and sixty dollars each; two laborers, at six hundred and sixty dollars each; one laborer, six hundred dollars; four charwomen, at four hundred and eighty dollars each; three charwomen, at two hundred and forty dollars each; in all, one hundred and ninety-four thousand seven hundred dollars.

GENERAL EXPENSES, DIVISION OF PUBLICATIONS: For miscellaneous objects of expenditure in connection with the publication, indexing, illustration, and distribution of bulletins, documents, and reports, as follows:

For labor-saving machinery for addressing and mailing documents, including necessary supplies, three thousand dollars;

For envelopes, stationery, and materials used in the distribution of documents, eleven thousand five hundred dollars;

For office furniture and fixtures, one thousand dollars;

For photographic equipment and for photographic materials and artists' tools and supplies, five thousand dollars;

For telephone and telegraph service and freight and express charges, five hundred dollars;

For wagons, bicycles, horses, harness, and maintenance of the same, one thousand dollars;

For purchase of manuscripts, traveling expenses, electrotypes, illustrations, and other expenses not otherwise provided for, three thousand dollars;

In all, for general expenses, twenty-five thousand dollars.

Total for Division of Publications, two hundred and nineteen thousand seven hundred dollars.

Act August 10, 1912, c. 284, 37 Stat. 294.

These are provisions of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, cited above.

BUREAU OF STATISTICS.

ACT MARCH 3, 1903, c. 1008. (32 Stat. 1147.)
Chief of bureau; assistant chief of bureau.

One statistician, who shall be chief of bureau, one assistant statistician, who shall be assistant chief of bureau,

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Act March 3, 1903, c. 1008, 32 Stat. 1162.

These are provisions of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1904, cited above. Provisions in the same words are contained in the similar acts for subsequent fiscal years. The provisions in the act for the fiscal year 1913 are set forth on p. 235, post. Provisions for “One statistician, who shall be chief of division,” are contained in the agricul, tural appropriation acts for the fiscal years 1896 to 1903, inclusive, and provisions for “one assistant statistician, who shall be assistant chief of division," are contained in the acts for the fiscal years 1900 to 1903, inclusive.

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ACT MARCH 4, 1909, c. 301. (35 Stat. 1039.)
Monthly crop reports; condition reports of the cotton crop.

That hereafter the monthly crop reports, which shall be gathered as far as practicable from practical farmers, and which shall be issued on or before the tenth of each month, shall embrace statements of the conditions of crops by States, in the United States, with such explanations, comparisons, and information as may be useful for illustrating the above matter, and that it shall be submitted to and officially approved by the Secretary of Agriculture before being issued or published: Provided further, That hereafter the condition reports of the cotton crop shall be issued on the same day in October each year as the first ginner's report of actual cotton ginned,

Act of March 4, 1909, c. 301, 35 Stat. 1053.

These provisos annexed to the appropriations for “ General expenses, Bureau of Statistics,” in the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1910, cited above. Provisos relating to the monthly crop reports in nearly the same language, without the word “hereafter," were contained in the agricultural appropriation acts for the fiscal years 1893 and thereafter. Provisos relating to the condition reports of the cotton crop, in substantially the same language, also without the word “ hereafter," were contained in the agricultural appropriation acts for the fiscal years 1907 and thereafter.

A proviso, set forth on p. 24, ante, annexed to act January 12, 1895, c. 23, s. 89, authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to print such number

of copies of the monthly crop report as he shall deem requisite. ACT AUGUST 10, 1912, c. 284. (37 Stat. 269.) Reports from branches of department and recommendations to Congress relative

to marketing, etc., of farm products. And that the Secretary of Agriculture be and he is hereby directed to secure from the various branches of the department having authority to investigate such matters, reports relative to systems of marketing farm products, cooperative or otherwise, in practice in various sections of the United States and of the demand for such products in various trade centers, and shall make such recommendations to Congress relative to further investigations of these questions and the dissemination of such information, as he shall deem necessary.

Act August 10, 1912, c. 284, 37 Stat. 295.

This is a paragraph of the agricultural appropriation act for the fiscal year 1913, cited above.

ACT MAY 27, 1912, c. 135. An act authorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to

issue certain reports relating to cotton. (37 Stat. 118.) Annual report of number of acres of cotton in cultivation.

That the Secretary of Agriculture be directed to cause the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Agriculture to issue a report, on or about the first Monday in July of each year, showing by States and in total the number of acres of cotton then in cultivation in the United States.

Act May 27, 1912, c. 135, s. 1, 37 Stat. 118. Annual estimate of total cotton production.

Sec. 2. That the Secretary of Agriculture shall cause the Bureau of Statistics of the Department of Agriculture to issue each year, immediately following the publication of the ginning report of the Census Bureau of December first, an estimate of the total production of cotton in the United States for the current crop year.

Act May 27, 1912, c. 135, s. 2, 37 Stat. 118. Repeal.

Sec. 3. That all Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with the foregoing provisions be, and the same are hereby, repealed.

Act May 27, 1912, c. 135, s. 3, 37 Stat. 118.

ACT JULY 22, 1912, c. 249. An act authorizing the Director of the Census to

collect and publish statistics of cotton. (37 Stat. 198.) Collection and publication of cotton statistics by Director of Census.

That the Director of the Census be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to collect and publish statistics concerning the amount of cotton ginned; the quantity of raw cotton consumed in manufacturing establishments of every character; the quantity of baled cotton on hand; the number of active consuming cotton spindles; and the quantity of cotton imported and exported, with the country of origin and destination.

Act July 22, 1912, c. 249, s. 1, 37 Stat. 198. Statistics of cotton ginned, consumed in manufacture, baled cotton on hand,

number of spindles, and cotton imported and exported; statistics to be

furnished Bureau of Statistics, Department of Agriculture. Sec. 2. That the statistics of the quantity of cotton ginned shall show the quantity ginned from each crop prior to September first, September twenty-fifth, October eighteenth, November first, November fourteenth, December first, December thirteenth, January first, January sixteenth, and March first, and shall be published as soon as possible after these respective dates. The quantity of cotton

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