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Amendment numbered 29:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 29, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $13,820; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 30: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 30, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $8,570; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 31: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 31, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert: $8,570; and the Senate agree to the same. Amendment numbered 32:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 32, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $7,415; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 33:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 33, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $3,660; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 34:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 34, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $202,890; and the Senate agree to the same. Amendment Numbered 55:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendmenu of the Senate numbered 55, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the sum proposed insert $853,900; and the Senate agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 56: That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 56, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

In lieu of the matter inserted by said amendment insert the following: not exceeding $37,000 for grading and improving the roadway of Rock Creek Park to the District line; and the Senate agree to the same.

The committee of conference have not agreed on amendment numbered 36.

Rob. G. SIMMONS,
WM. P. HOLADAY,
M. H. THATCHER,
CLARENCE CANNON,

Ross A. COLLINS,
Managers on the part of the House.

Hiram BINGHAM,
L. C. PHIPPS,
ARTHUR CAPPER,
CARTER GLASS,

JOHN B. KENDRICK,
Managers on the part of the Senate.

The managers on the part of the House at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the bill (H. R. 16738) making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of such District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1932, and for other purposes, submit the following statement in explanation of the effect of the action agreed upon and recommended in the accompanying conference report as to each of such amendments, namely:

No. 1: Strikes out, as proposed by the Senate, the House limitation respecting the filling of vacancies in the grade of junior clerk in the office of recorder of deeds.

No. 2: Strikes out the appropriation of $100,000 inserted by the Senate for the District of Columbia George Washington Bicentennial Commission.

No. 3: Strikes out the increase of $4,500 proposed by the Senate for temporary personal services in the employment service.

Nos. 4, 5, and 6, relating to street improvements: Strikes out the items of $17,044.28 and $7,740, respectively, for the widening of Seventeenth Street NW., and for the grading of Eastern Avenue NE.

Nos. 7 and 8: Restores the House language providing for the widening of B Street NW. to 80 feet and makes the appropriation immediately available as proposed by the Senate.

No. 9: Makes the appropriation for the Connecticut Avenue bridge over Klingle Valley immediately available.

No. 10: Strikes out the proviso inserted by the Senate to relieve the superintendent of trees and parkings from a rental charge for the quarters he occupies.

No. 11: Provides as proposed by the Senate for the purchase of automobiles in connection with the appropriation for control and prevention of the spread of mosquitoes.

Nos. 12 and 13, relating to the electrical department: Makes $10,000 and $9,225, respectively, immediately available in connection with the police and fire alarm systems.

Nos. 14 to 35, inclusive, and 37 to 46, inclusive, relating to public schools: Appropriates $161,160 for personal services of clerks and other employees instead of $156,650, as proposed by the House, and $164,580, as proposed by the Senate, the increase above the House amount to provide for 1 clerk at $1,620 for the college for colored teachers, 1 clerk at $1,440 for the assistant superintendent in charge of colored schools, and 1 clerk at $1,440 for the McKinley High School; makes provision for assistant professors for teachers colleges in salary class 7 instead of salary class 11, as proposed by the Senate, and provides for professors in salary class 12, as proposed by the Senate, instead of salary class 9, as proposed by the House; strikes out the increase of $3,700 inserted by the Senate for per diem field workers for Americanization instruction; appropriates $834,670, as proposed by the Senate, instead of $833,270, as proposed by the House, for personal services for care of buildings and grounds; appropriates $202,890 for furnishing and equipping new school buildings, instead of $171,000, as proposed by the House, and $218,654, as proposed by the Senate, the additions to the House total consisting of amounts for the Woodridge, Murch, and the new school at Kalmia Road, not included in the House bill, and compromise amounts on items of the House bill increased by the Senate; makes $200,000, as proposed by the Senate, instead of $100,000, as proposed by the House, of certain unexpended balances of school-building appropriations available during 1932 for the improvement of grounds surrounding school buildings; strikes out the increase of $10,000 proposed by the Senate for construction of an addition to the Woodridge School; strikes out the increase of $10,000 proposed by the Senate for the addition to the Murch School; makes $120,000 available, as proposed by the Senate, for an 8-room addition to the Janney School; appropriates $490,000, as proposed by the Senate, instead of $530,000, as proposed by the House, for school building and playground sites and strikes out the authority in the House bill for the purchase of a site in the vicinity of the Keene School; and strikes out the paragraph inserted by the Senate making the appropriation for 1931 for the purchase of a site for an 8-room building west of Connecticut Avenue and south of Jenifer Street available for the purchase of a site for such a building west of Connecticut Avenue and south of Military Road.

No. 47: Strikes out the increase of $5,000 inserted by the Senate for a site for a fire house in the vicinity of Twelfth and Rhode Island Avenue NE.

Nos. 48 and 49, relating to the Board of Public Welfare: Increases the House appropriation for personal services from $112,700 to $114,500, as proposed by the Senate, and increases the appropriation of the House for home care for dependent children from $138,280 to $153,280, as proposed by the Senate.

Nos. 50 and 51, relating to the workhouse and reformatory: Continues available during the fiscal year 1932, $60,000, as proposed by the Senate, instead of $12,000, as proposed by the House, out of the 1931 appropriation for power system and water supply.

No. 52: Strikes out the increase of $3,800, proposed by the Senate, for personal services at the Tuberculosis Hospital.

No. 53: Makes a technical correction in the text of the bill under Gallinger Hospital.

No. 54: Makes immediately available $5,000 of the appropriation for construction of dormitories and school building facilities at the Industrial Home School for Colored Children.

Nos. 55, 56, 57, and 58, relating to public buildings and public parks: Appropriates $853,900 for general expenses instead of $816,900, As proposed by the House, and $873,900, as proposed by the Senate, in order to provide $37,000 for grading and improving the roadway of Rock Creek Park to the District line, and eliminates $20,000 for a recreational center in the Manor Park section; appropriates $180,885 for salaries of park police, as proposed by the House, instead of $193,135, as proposed by the Senate, and strikes out the increase of $1,045 inserted by the Senate for miscellaneous expenses of the park police.

No. 59: Increases the appropriation for the National Zoological Park by $4,500, as proposed by the Senate.

Nos. 60 and 61: Makes the appropriation for the construction of a water reservoir in Fort Stanton Park immediately available as proposed by the Senate and makes a technical correction in the paragraph.

DISAGREEMENT

No. 36, relating to the underage kindergarten in the Webster School: The managers on the part of the House will recommend concurrence in the Senate amendment with an amendment.

ROBT. G. SIMMONS,
Wm. P. HOLADAY,
M. H. THATCHER,
CLARENCE CANNON,

Ross A. COLLINS, Managers on the part of the House. o

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