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pletion to June 1, 1901, in order that the Board of Regents may be enabled to pay promptly all its obligations entered into on the contracts now in progress of completion. The unexpended balance is $34,131.93.

The Legislature in 1899 made an appropriation for the maintenance of this monument as follows:

To the Board of Regents of the State Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, $10,000: Provided, That said Board of Regents shall on the first day of each month file with the Auditor of State a statement of all the receipts for the preceding month, and pay said receipts into the State treasury, and no part of said appropriation shall be paid unless this provision is complied with. (Acts 1899, page 534.)

There was drawn against said appropriation the sum of $9,948.80.

The receipts from all sources from the monument for the fiscal year 1900, paid to the Treasurer of State, as shown by number of quietus, were as follows:

November.
December.
January..
February..
March.
April..
May.
June..
July.
August..
September..
October...

1899.
$248 65
209 75
225 40
115 65
176 35
432 90
804 30
683 30
773 80
668 55
1,063 45
807 00

Quietus.

3,731 4,143 4,258 4,347 4,436 4,491 4,617 4,738 4,793 4,769 4,849 5,013

Total receipts.

$6,209 10

Showing an expenditure of $739.70 more than was paid into the treasury.

This monument has cost the taxpayers of Indiana $599,083.95. The following specific appropriations have been made: 1897

. $200,000 00 1893

30,000 00 By specific levy.

123,434 68 1899 appropriation

100,000 00

$453,434 68

The following sums have been paid from the general fund out of the State treasury:

In 1888, 1889 and 1890 the sum of...... $20,476 08
In 1891 the sum of.

11,632 50 In 1892 the sum of.

8,673 16 In 1893 the sum of.

10,813 27 In 1894 the sum of..

11,813 17 In 1895 the sum of.

28,921 27 In 1896 the sum of.

9,130 30 In 1897 the sum of..

12,613 18 In 1898 the sum of

14,779 83 In 1899 the sum of.

11,500 00 In 1900 the sum of..

11,500 00

$151,858 37

$605,293 05 For year ending October 31, 1900, earnings turned into treasury were

6,209 05

Total cost of monument....

$599,083 95

What earnings were made and collected prior to October 31, 1899, were paid out and used in maintaining the monument. What sum they would aggregate we are unable to state, as the law prior to the act of 1899 did not require the earnings to be turned into the State treasury.

The Board of Regents drew from the treasury for the year ending October 31, 1900, the sum of $11,500, and expended same as follows:

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The Board of Regents asks an appropriation for maintenance for each year ending October 31, 1902, and October 31, 1903, the sum of $10,000.

RECOMMENDATIONS.

The committee recommends an annual appropriation of $10,000 for running expenses, provided that all earnings of the monument shall be returned to the State treasury.

STATE HOUSE.

J. W. VEST, CUSTODIAN, S. C. SHUTT, CHIEF ENGINEER.

The committee has visited the different departments in the State House and examined all parts of the building under the guidance of the custodian and engineer, and submits herewith the requests of these officers for appropriations for the two years ending October 31, 1903:

NEEDS.

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The custodian states the needs under his supervision to be, and makes requests for appropriations therefor, as follows: CarpetsFor House of Representatives, 616 yards, at $1.25.

$770 00 For Senate Chamber, 571 yards, at $1.25...

713 75 For Supreme Court rooms, 315 yards, at $1.10.

346 50 Linoleum, 900 yards, at 70c.....

630 00 $400 of this sum to be made available in 1901, and the

remainder in 1902. For decorations of Capitol Building, annually.

150 00 For replacing window shades throughout.

600 00 For draperies in Governor's parlors.....

600 00 For revarnishing furniture and interior woodwork.

3,000 00 For recovering and upholstering lounges..

150 00 For steel filing cases for State Board of Medical Registration and Examination

500 00 Letter file, press and stand for same.

50 00 For typewriter desk and chair.

35 00 For regular labor fund, annually

11,000 00

j For illuminating fund, annually.

3,500 00 For water fund, annually.

2,000 00 For repair fund, annually.

3,000 00 For salary of custodian, annually.

1,500 00

Total

$28,545 25 To this should be added as the annual appropriation for second year

$21,150 00

Total for two years.

$49,695 25

The custodian suggests the appointment of a finance committee for the purchase of carpets, linoleum and window shades, of which the custodian should be a member. He also suggests that the appropriations for carpets, linoleum, window shades, new drapery for the Governor's parlors, recovering lounges, revarnishing office furniture and interior woodwork, and for decorating the State Capitol should be made available not later than March 1, 1901.

RECOMMENDATIONS.

The committee would recommend that the several sums asked for by the custodian and for the several and specific purposes asked for be appropriated and be made available at the time asked for by the custodian.

ENGINEER'S DEPARTMENT-NEEDS OF.

The engineer states that the needs of his department are as follows:

Repair fund, annually..
For plumbing, annually.
For heating, annually.
For wages of engineer's assistants, annually.
For engineer's salary, annually..
For an electric passenger elevator..

$2,000 00 3,500 00 7,000 00 4,820 00 1,500 00 4,800 00

RECOMMENDATIONS.

The committee would recommend the following appropriations for this department: For repairs, annually.

$3,000 00 For plumbing, annually.

3,500 00 For heating, annually.

7,000 00 For engineer's assistants, annually

4,620 00 For engineer's salary, annually..

1,500 00

The committee declines to recommend the appropriation of $4,800 for an electric elevator, or the $300 increase for wages of engineer's assistants.

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