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Receipts and expenditures of the United States Soldiers' Home, Washington, D. C., etc.

Continued.

RECAPITULATION.

$2,240.77

RECEIPTS.
Balance on hand September 30, 1900..
From the United States Treasurer, upon resolutions of the Board of Commissioners,

approved by the Secretary of War..
From interest on permanent fund...
From effects of deceased inmates, subject to demand of legal heirs.
From miscellaneous sources..

Total.........

203,000.00 59, 040.18

151. 65 2,641.74

267,074. 34

EXPENDITURES. Repairs to officers' quarters...

$554. 73 Compensation of the governor, deputy governor, treasurer, and secretary to board of com

missioners Transportation furnished to discharged soldiers en route to the Home

3,356.19

189.59 Fuel for the Home..

22, 944.76 Expenses of the hospital for drugs and druggists' supplies, spectacles, artificial teeth, material for coffins, etc..

2,186.42 Expenses of the hospital for mess and kitchen purposes, including compensation to inmates on duty and pay of civilian employees.

13,457.87 Refunded to heirs of deceased soldiers...

629.47 Refunded to heirs of deceased inmates..

60 Clothing for inmates

9,708.14 Subsistence stores and ice for Home..

32, 689.71 Bedding for inmates, bedsteads, blankets, upholsterers' materials

39.84 Expenses of the farm, dairy, utensils for lawns, grounds, guano, manure, cultivation, and ornamentation of grounds and pay of civilian employees..

17,548.65 Mess and kitchen utensils, articles for police purposes.

1,080.01 Material for general repairs to roads, fences, purchase and repairs to vehicles, and purchase of tools, etc...

7, 606. 80 Forage and medicines for Home animals, articles used in stables..

3,820.82 Expenses of the library, governor's and treasurer's offices, post-office box rent, stationery

for office of board of commissioners, freight charges, telegrams, and amusements, etc... 2,059.53 Incidental expenses, rental of telephone, hack hire, traveling expenses, professional seryices, etc..

859.23 Religious services..

1,529.09 Laundry work..

1, 347.73 Compensation and monthly allowance to inmates, nonpensioners on duty at the Home, except compensation to inmates at hospital and men on roads and grounds.

18, 208.84 Commutation to members of the Home residing outside...

25, 806.66 Gas for the Home...

266.50 Funeral expenses of members of the Home residing outside

350.00 New buildings, new range of greenhouses, stables, addition to steward's quarters, and cemetery-gate lodge, new band stand, etc.

45,854.89 Permanent improvements, paving gutters, macadamized roadway, new sewerage, drains,

reflooring in Scott building, billiard room, etc.
Board and medical treatment of members of the Home in Government Hospital for Insane.

27, 392. 15

5, 681.42 Board and medical treatment of members at United States General Hospital, Fort Bayard, N. Mex..

12,560.71 Compensation to inmates employed on roads and grounds.

3, 386.65 Purchase of animals..

1, 111.00 Balance on hand June 30, 1901.

4,836.43 Total.......

267,074.34 Comparative statement of money received and disbursed on account of the United States

Soldiers' Home, Washington, D. C., from October 1, 1899, to June 30, 1901. Received from October 1, 1899, to September 30, 1900..

$400, 329.82 Expended from October 1, 1899, to September 30, 1900.

398, 089.05 Balance on hand September 30, 1900........

2, 240.77 Received from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901..

267,074.34 Expended from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901.

262, 237.91 Balance on hand June 30, 1901...

4,836.43 The expenditures during the year ending September 30, 1900, for new buildings and permanent improvements were...

$217, 120.49 The running expenses during the year were

$180, 968.56 The expenditures from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901, for new buildings and permanent improvements were..

$121, 852.14 The running expenses from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901

$140, 385.77 The average number of inmates from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901

870 The average cost per man for nine months ending June 30, 1901

$161.36 The average cost per month ..

$17.93 Average cost of ration per month, including vegetables and milk produced on grounds $4.94 Average cost of ration per day...

$0.167 I certify that the foregoing statement is correct.

CHAS. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

Statement of the Soldiers' Home permanent fund account from October 1, 1900, to June

30, 1900.

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CHAS. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

Statement of the Soldiers' Home interest account from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901.

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Balance Oct. 1, 1900..
Interest on balance, $2,580,807.91, from Oct.1 to Dec. 31, 1900.
Interest on deposits from Nov. 26 to Dec. 31, 1900.
Interest on deposits from Dec. 28 to Dec. 31, 1900
Interest on balance, 82,712,335.83, from Jan. 1 to Mar. 31, 1901.
Interest on balance, $2,648,335.83, from Apr. 1 to June 30, 1901
Interest on deposits from Ápr. 26 to June 30, 1901 ..
Less interest on principal paid:

Fourth quarter of 1900..
First quarter of 1901.

Second quarter of 1901.
Less interest paid:

Fourth quarter of 1900.
First quarter of 1901

Second quarter of 1901.
Balance ....

Total

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Chas. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

The Treasurer of the United States Soldiers' Home, Washington, D. C., in account with the

inmate pensioners for moneys received under section 4, act approved March 3, 1883, and deposited with the Treasurer of the United States, Washington, D. C.

MONEYS RECEIVED.

$48, 291. 93

1, 205. 20 1, 247.64 24, 235.97

1900.
Oct. 1. To balance on hand.
Oct. 31. To S. L. Willson's checks
Nov. 30. To S.L. Willson's checks
Dec. 31. To S. L. Willson's checks

1901.
Jan. 31. TO S. L. Willson's checks.
Mar. 31. To S. L. Willson's checks.
Apr. 30. To S. L. Willson's checks..
May 31. To S. L. Willson's checks..
June 30. To S.L. Willson's checks

Total .....

2,024.01 24, 603. 48 1, 454.60

811. 47 25, 578.77

129, 453.07

The Treasurer of the United States Soldiers' Home, Washington, D. C., in account with the inmate pensioners for moneys received under section 4, etc.-Continued.

MONEYS DISBURSED. 1900. Oct. 3. By amount of pension moneys of deceased pensioners transferred to Home fund under section 4, act of March 3, 1883

384.00 Oct. 31. By pension pay roll for October, 1900.

1,548.90 Nov. 30. By pension pay roll for November, 1900.

1, 284.34 Dec. 31. By pension pay roll for December, 1900.

22,537.42 1901. Jan. 16. By amount paid the estate of John H. Claus, deceased

235.00 Jan. 31. By pension pay roll for January, 1901.

2,848. 20 Feb. 28. By pension pay roll for February, 1901

134.00 Mar. 30. By amount paid the estate of Giovanni Perigo, deceased.

43.00 Mar. 30. By pension pay roll for March, 1901. Apr. 12. By amount paid the estate of Thos. Dalton, deceased

21, 128.52

32.00 Apr. 30. By pension pay roll for April, 1901 May 31. By pension pay roll for May, 1901.

2,653.64

1,498.80 June 18. By amount paid the estate of John W. Muhler, deceased.

58.00 June 30. By pension pay roll for June, 1901.. June 30. Balance in United States Treasury

24,471.30

50, 595.95 Total .....

129, 453.07

I certify on honor that the above account is correct.

CHAS. W. TAYLOR Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

Annual report of the number of pensioners in the United States Soldiers' Home, District of

Columbia, rates of pension, etc., June 30, 1901. Pensioners drawing

Pensioners drawing-Continued. $6 per month

192 $18 per month $8 per month

161 $20 per month $10 per month

59 $22 per month $11.25 per month. 1 $24 per month

22 $12 per month

321
$25 per month

2 $12.50 per month

$30 per month

14 $14 per month

53 $50 per month $15 per month

$72 per month $16 per month

24 $17 per month

95
Total ......

959 Pensioners present in the Home: Pensioners whose money is drawn by the treasurer

676 Pensioners who have assigned their certificates.

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NOTE.—There are 12 pensioners in the Government Hospital for the Insane whose money is drawn by the treasurer.

CHAS. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer. WAR 1901—VOL 1, PT 1 -32

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Report of members of United States Soldiers' Home receiving outdoor relief June 30, 1901,

rates of relief, pensions, etc. Number receiving outdoor relief:

Receiving pensions-Continued. $8 per month

$14 per month

7 $4 per month

$16 per month $2 per month

$17 per month

$20 per month Total.

407 $24 per month Receiving outdoor relief, September 30,

$30 per month 1900.....

417

Total.
Net loss during period from October 1, Total nonpensioners.

1900, to June 30, 1901..,
Nonpensioners receiving outdoor relief.... 130 Total

of this number there are Receiving pensions:

Mexican war survivors.

149 $6 per month

Men who have served twenty-five years $8 per month.

or over

62 $10 per month

of this latter number there are nonpension$11.25 per month..

ers.

16 $12 per month Twenty members of the Home on outdoor relief died since date of last report, September 30, 1900.

CHAS. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

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Statement relative to members on outdoor relief at United States Soldiers' Home from Octo

ber 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901.

Average number from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901.

811 Total amount paid for outdoor relief during the period, October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901... $25, 806.66 Average amount paid per man from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901.

$62. 80 Average amount paid per man for one month.'.

$6.99 Highest amount paid per man for one month.

$8.00 Lowest amount paid per man for one month..

$2.00

CHAS. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

Statement of expenditures on account of members of the Home under medical treatment at

United States general hospital, Fort Bayard, N. Mex.

For last nine months of fiscal year ending June 30, 1901:
For maintenance...

.1$11, 396. 61 For transportation of 17 members from Washington to Fort Bayard

792.45 Paid Quartermaster Department for 24 coffins..

161.88 Paid for 24 ulsters, winter coats

162.00 Paid freight on coffins and ulsters.

45. 77 Total...

12,560.71

Chas. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

1 $5 per man per week.

Farm and dairy account, United States Soldiers' Home, from October 1, 1900, to June 30

1901, consolidated. DR.

CR.-Continued. To labor, forage, fuel, fertilizers, imple

By 5,266 bunches onions..

$52.66 ments, seeds, repairs, and purchase

By 960 bunches parsley.

32. 35 of animals.. $8,138. 62 By 133} bushels parsnips.

65.88 To balance to credit of farm and dairy. 7,327.96 By 11 bushels radishes.

8. 25 By 745 bunehes rhubarb.

37.25 Total 15, 466.58 By 2474 bushels spinach

123. 63 By 86 bushels sweet potatoes

86.00 CR. By 46 bushels string beans..

23. 38 By 94 bushels tomatoes

4.75 By 126 bunches asparagus 12. 60 By 694 bushels turnips..

28. 10 By 9 bushels beets.. 4.50 By 57,3% tons hay, at $15..

862. 20 By 27 heads cabbage.

1.62 By 21,678, gallons milk, at 20 cents. 4, 335.65 By 2,308 pounds cabbage 23.08 By sale of 3 cows

60.00 By 41} bushels carrots 20.75 By sale of 32 calves.

224.00 By 1,419 stalks celery. 70.95 By value of live stock

3, 790.00 By 367 pounds horse-radish. 30.50 By value of hay saved.

5, 418.00 By 93 bushels kale..

23. 25 By 4,041 heads lettuce.

121.23
Total

15, 466.58 By 8 bushels onions...

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The herd, on June 30, 1901, consisted of 2 bulls, 43 cows, 10 heifers, and 7 calves; also 1 horse and 7 mules.

Chas. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

Garden account of United States Soldiers' Home from October 1, 1900, to June 30, 1901,

consolidated.

DR. To labor, fertilizers, seeds, tools, fuel, and implements

$6,871.00

CR.
By 37,500 plants, trees, and shrubs raised in garden and greenhouse...

2, 437.50 By 80 cords wood By balance to debit of garden expended in improvement of grounds

4,313.50 Total..

6,871.00 NOTE.—This department has the care of the ornamentation of the grounds, lawns, flowers, shrubs, trees, and fruit.

Chas. W. TAYLOR, Captain, Ninth United States Cavalry, Secretary and Treasurer.

120.00

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