Chap. 0376 An Act making appropriations for salaries and expenses in the department of the state board of agriculture and for sundry agricultural expenses.
Be it enacted, etc., as follows:
Section 1. The sums hereinafter mentioned are appropriated, to be paid out of the treasury of the commonwealth from the ordinary revenue, for the state board of agriculture for the fiscal year ending on the thirtieth day of November, nineteen hundred and twelve, to wit: -
For the salary of the secretary, twenty-five hundred dollars.
For the salary of the first clerk, eighteen hundred dollars.
For the salary of the second clerk, fourteen hundred dollars.
For travelling and other necessary expenses of the secretary, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
For additional clerical assistance, and for lectures before the board at its annual and other meetings, a sum not exceeding sixteen hundred dollars.
For printing and binding the annual report, a sum not exceeding six thousand dollars.
For incidental and contingent expenses, including the printing and furnishing of extracts from trespass laws, a sum not exceeding fifteen hundred dollars.
For travelling and other necessary expenses of the members, a sum not exceeding thirteen hundred dollars.
For disseminating useful information in agriculture by means of lectures at farmers' institutes, a sum not exceeding six thousand dollars.
For bounties to agricultural societies, a sum not exceeding eighteen thousand six hundred dollars.
For bounties to encourage and improve the breeding of poultry, the sum of one thousand dollars.
For the encouragement of orcharding, the sum of five hundred dollars.
dairy bureau.
For the salary of the executive officer, five hundred dollars.
For the salary of a general agent, eighteen hundred dollars.
For assistants, experts, chemists, agents and other necessary expenses, including the printing of the annual report, a sum not exceeding eight thousand dollars.
miscellaneous.
For compensation and expenses of the state nursery inspectors, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For expenses in connection with the importation of nursery stock from other states, provinces or countries, a sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars.
For compensation and expenses of the inspector of apiaries, a sum not exceeding two thousand dollars.
For the salary of the state ornithologist, five hundred dollars.
For travelling and other necessary expenses of the state ornithologist, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars.
cattle bureau.
For the salary of the chief, eighteen hundred dollars.
For the salary of the clerk, twelve hundred dollars.
For travelling and other expenses, including extra clerks and stenographers, stationery, and the printing and binding of the annual report, a sum not exceeding five thousand dollars,
For the compensation of inspectors of animals, a sum not exceeding seventy-seven hundred dollars. Section 2. Tins act shall take effect upon its passage.
Approved April 3, 1912.