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 REPORT
Comptroller-General
OF   THE   PROVINCE   OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
1925-1926
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE "AUDIT ACT,"
CHAPTER 19, R.S.B.C. 1924
PRINTED BY
AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
VICTORIA,  B.C. :
Printed by  Charles  F.  Banfield,  Printer  to  the King's  Most Excellent  Majesty.
1925.  To His Honour Walter Cameron Nichol,
Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of British Columbia.
May it please Your Honour:
The undersigned has the honour to present to Your Honour statements of the
Comptroller-General, pursuant to the provisions of the " Audit Act," chapter 19,
R.S.B.C. 1924.
Respectfullv submitted.
j. D. Maclean,
Minister of Finance.
Treasury Department,
Victoria, November 2nd, 1925. Victoria, November 2nd, 1925.
Bon, -J. D. MacLean,
Minister of Finance.
Sir,—I have the honour to submit for the information of the Legislative
Assembly, pursuant to the provisions of the " Audit Act," chapter 19, R.S.B.C. 1921,
as follows:—
(A.)  Statement of Treasury Board Overrulings (section 35).
(B.) Statement of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their
Appropriations (clause (&) of section 30).
(C.) Statement of Payments charged against the 1925-26 Appropriations
which did not occur within the Period of the Account (clause (e) of section 36).
(D.)  Statement of Special Warrants issued (subsection (4) of section 24).
(E.)  Statements   showing   the   Revenue   and   Expenditure for the First Six
Months of the Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to 30th September, 1925
(clause (a) of section 42) :—
(1.)  Revenue.
(2.) Expenditure (charged to Income).
(3.)  Expenditure (charged to Loans).
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant,
A. N. MOUAT, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT.
(A.)
TREASURY BOARD OVERRULINGS.
Nil. V 6
Comptroller-General's Report.
1925
(B.)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1925.
STATEMENT of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations from
1st April, 1924, to 31st March, 1925, and for which Overexpenditure the Sanction of
Parliament  is  required.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
4
21
23
38
42
45
46
51
52
56
64
71
74
75
78
90
100
101
102
104
108
110
112
113
114
126
131
134
135
136
146
151
153
154a
155
186
190
CURRENT ACCOUNT.
Premier's Office.
Premier's Office	
Department of Agriculture.
Minister's  Office	
Automobiles and  Accessories	
Farmers' Institutes 	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
Services hitherto paid from Dominion  Government
Grant under " Agricultural Instruction Act " ....
Department of the Attorney-General.
Joint-stock Companies Branch  	
Insurance Branch   	
Sheriff's Office, Victoria   	
Sundry Sheriffs 	
Land Registry Office, Nelson —	
Supreme and County Courts, Victoria ....
Administration of  " Motor-vehicle Act "
Prosecutors and Interpreters 	
Expenses of Inquests and Inquiries 	
Game Protection 	
Department of Education.
Industrial  Education  	
Grants to Libraries  	
Examination of Teachers and High School Entrance
Classes 	
Conveying Children to Central Schools 	
Incidentals and  Contingencies 	
Department of Finance.
General  Office	
Controlling and Audit Branch  	
Operation of the " Amusements Tax Act "	
Bureau of Information 	
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London, Eng.
Prince George Agency 	
Kaslo   Agency	
Nanaimo Agency   	
Nelson Agency 	
New Westminster Agency	
Smithers Agency	
Victoria Assessor  	
Wilmer Sub-agency   	
Temporary Assistance and Reorganization  	
Printing Public Accounts, Estimates, etc 	
Department of Lands.
Land   Surveys
Refunds under '
Revenue Act Amendment Act, 1920 '
$  14,680 00
13,160 00
6,000 00
9,000 00
1,000 00
24,500 00
13,140 00
10,630 00
7,760 00
6,500 00
14,340 00
26,690 00
36,490 00
35,000 00
9,000 00
44,000 00
28,090 00
2,000 00
25,000 00
32,000 00
21,000 00
40,120 00
54,020 00
6,800 00
20,000 00
23,000 00
21,140 00
11,900 00
16,350 00
17,200 00
24,140 00
15,800 00
20,800 00
2,350 00
10,000 00
3,000 00
150,000 00
1,000 00
14,741 05
13,340 83
6,036 63
9,032 91
1,060 93
24,S59 32
13,173 80
10,708 32
7,805 89
6,534 24
14,814 49
26,693 69
38,069 56
43,591 84
10,187 71
55,083 96
41,086 80
2,378 43
26,440 43
33,758 49
27,745 74
42,044 60
56,025 57
9,150 84
22,960
31,211
23,017 63
11,928 12
16,613 28
18,207 30
24,960 83
16,888 48
21,472 14
2,475 44
14,547 30
3,444 50
21
97
152,088 16
2,779 54
61 05
180 83
36 63
32 91
60 93
359 32
33 80
78 32
45 89
34 24
474 49
3 69
1,579 56
8,591 84
1,187 71
11,083 96
12,996 SO
378 43
1,440 43
1,758 49
6,745 74
1,924 60
2,005 57
2,350 84
2,960 21
8,211 97
1,877 63
28 12
263 28
1,007 30
820 83
1,088 48
672 14
125 44
4,547 30
444 50
2,088 16
1,779 54
Carried forward     ? 817,600 00
$ 896,960 97  $ 79,360 97 16 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 7
Unprovided Items in Expenditure fob Fiscal Yeab—Continued.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
CURRENT AGCCOUNT—Continued.
Brought forward  	
$   817,600
00
$   896,960
97
$ 79,360 97
Department of Mines.
205
2,500
00
2,591
85
91 85
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
209
15,320
95,240
20,460
80,360
385,000
60,000
2,650
17,500
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
16,532
97,956
20,849
91,943
421,375
66,225
2,730
21,414
28
71
92
04
51
43
20
07
1,212 28
210
211
217
Provincial Board of Health	
Provincial Library and Archives 	
2,716 71
389 92
11,583 04
225
228
230
Statutory Grants to Hospitals 	
In Aid of Destitute Poor and Sick 	
36,375 51
6,225 43
80 20
236
3,914 07
Department of Railways.
254
Fraser River Bridge, New Westminster 	
216.0S0
00
216,549
64
469 64
$1,712,710
00
$1,855,129
62
$142,419  62 V 8
Comptroller-General's Report.
1925
(C.)
STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS CHARGED AGAINST THE 1925-26 APPROPRIATIONS
WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE PERIOD OF THE ACCOUNT.
Vote
No.
Date of Service,
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
$  24
00
25
00
54
12
3
50
150
00
13
30
15
00
19
30
43
50
20
90
35
00
9
30
28
00
2
20
21
45
5
00
22
00
17
50
15
00
10
00
5
95
14
32
38
05
13
64
40
00
29
00
6
00
16
50
20
00
242
03
539
01
40
40
15
87
10
00
10
75
2
00
18
15
359
87
3
85
22
40
9
80
163
30
7
50
62
50
32
50
22
50
32
50
24
50
32
50
500
00
72
00
67
10
28
90
66
00
96
50
40
00
195
50
9
00
47
00
4
20
14
00
5
15
34
55
67
67
67
67
67
67
67
72
72
74
74
75
75
75
75
78
78
78
78
90
111
111
111
111
133
135
135
140
142
154
154
154
174
174
174
174
177
177
177
189
189
189
189
189
189
202
203
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
227
Feb.-March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Feb., 1925 	
Sept., 1924; March, 1925-
Dec, 1924 	
Feb., 1925 	
Oct., 1924, to March, 1925
Sept., 1924, to March, 1925
Jan.-Feb., 1925 	
Dec, 1924 	
Sept.-Oct„   1921   	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Dec, 1924 	
Oct., 1924 	
March, 1925	
Feb.-March,  1925  	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Oct., 1924	
Jan.-Feb., 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Jan.—March,  1925  	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Feb.-March,   1924  	
Nov.,   1924   	
March,  1925 	
March, 1925	
Jan.-March,  1925 	
Sept., 1924 	
March, 1925   	
March, 1925 	
Aug.-Oct., 1924 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925  	
March, 1925  	
Oct., 1924, to March, 1925
Jan.-March,  1925 	
Feb.-March,   1925  	
Jan.-March, 1925 	
Feb., Oct., 1924 	
Oct.-Nov., 1924 ; Feb., 1925
April, 1924	
Jan.-Mar., 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
June, 1924-March, 1925 ....
Jan.-March,   1925  	
Oct., 1924 ; March, 1925 ....
Sept.-Nov.,  1924 	
Oct., 1924  	
Dec, 1924 	
Feb.-March,  1925  	
Feb., 1924	
Pangman, L. B	
Lee, R. H	
Northern Electric Co., Ltd. ..
Kamloops Sentinel 	
Parizeau,  H. D	
Toynbee, R	
Dougherty, Ed	
Simpson,   F	
Muirhead, C. D	
Starwich,  Matt	
Jackson, S. R	
Thoen, H. B	
Parizeau,  H. D	
B.C.  Telephone Co	
Cox,   (Mrs.)   C	
Thom,  J.  B	
Gardner, H. J	
Pay-list   	
Barwick, N.  J., Co., Ltd	
Rogers,   J.   E	
Canadian Explosives, Ltd. ..
Fraser, W.  S., Co., Ltd	
Scholey, F.  H	
Wengers,   Ltd	
McLaren,  Mrs. II	
Mansell, H. H	
Carr, P	
Clarke,  H.  C	
Lewis,   John   	
Howe Electric Co	
McCharles & McDougall 	
Mitchell & Currie 	
Royal Bank of Canada 	
Scott, Walter 	
Roberts,  E	
Macpherson,  H	
Cathcart, H	
Flumerfelt,  W. R	
Ruddy, Kerr & Anderson ....
Daily News 	
Northern Harness & Supply
Lyle, L	
Carlisle, K., Jr	
Chilliwack Progress 	
Fernie Free Press 	
Creston  Review  	
Grand  Forks  Sun  	
Cranbrook  Herald  	
Arrow Lakes News 	
Pitt Mining Co., Ltd	
Lee, R. II	
Kelowna Furniture Co	
City of Kelowna 	
Thom, Dr. J. B	
Ewart,  Dr.  E.  W	
Nash, Dr. A. C	
Wood, Dr. W. H	
Menzies, Dr. A. M	
Horner, F. W., Ltd	
Arrow Lakes News 	
McCarthy, L	
Rent   	
Rent 	
Show-case fittings 	
Binding	
Professional  services   	
Repairs to magneto 	
Horse-pasture   	
Horse-pasture   	
Travelling expenses 	
Travelling expenses 	
Special Constable, Merritt
Rex v. Wm. Green 	
Rox v. Baker and Sowash .
Long-distance tolls	
Rex v. Wm. Green 	
Inquiry re Isaac Sterling ...
Inquiry re Mary Mclntyre
Inquiry re Daisy Collins ..
Inquiry re M. Frank 	
Cartage 	
Fuse and caps   	
Hardware 	
Clover-seed, etc 	
Glazes	
In lieu of commission  	
Commission   	
Commission   	
Commission	
Painting 	
Electrical work  	
Alterations    	
Repairs  	
Safety-paper 	
Salary as Janitor 	
Postage and rent 	
P.O.  box-rent  	
Travelling  expenses  	
Travelling  expenses  	
Supplies    	
Advertising   	
Snow-shoe  clips,  etc	
Supplies    	
Travelling  expenses   	
Advertising	
Advertising   	
Advertising 	
Advertising	
Advertising	
Advertising   	
Trail to Viking Group 	
Rent   	
Furnishings	
Expenses re smallpox 	
Medical  inspections  	
Medical   inspections   	
Medical  inspections	
Medical   inspections	
Medical   inspections   	
Supplies   	
Advertising   	
Car-hire 	 16 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 9
Statement of Payments charged against 1925-26 Appbopkiations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
74
20
9
15
2
50
67
10
9
00
1
00
278
55
64
53
358
23
22
30
14
25
11
25
647
33
26
40
3
85
8
35
68
57
25
30
3
70
61
50
12
95
56
50
166
50
6
00
40
00
36
00
69
81
10
86
38
35
19
95
55
25
4
25
30
25
5
72
408
57
121
41
201
00
7
10
77
04
34
60
35
50
72
92
60
55
21
18
150
00
96
25
32
50
14
60
28
85
$7,181
.10
227
227
227
246
246
247
248
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
252
252
252
254
254
261
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Feb.-March,   1925  	
Feb., 1923 	
Feb., 1925 	
Feb., Sept., 1924 	
Dec, 1924 	
March, 1925 	
Jan., 1925 	
Feb., 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Feb.-March,  1925  	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925  -	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Jan., March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Feb., 1925 	
July,   1924  	
Feb.-March,  1925  	
Dec, 1924, to March, 1925
Nov.-Dec, 1924 	
March, 1925 	
July,   1924   	
Years 1922-23-24 	
Jan., 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Aug.,   1924  	
Feb., 1925 	
Feb.-March,  1925  	
Feb., 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Jan., 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Jan., 1925 	
Dec, 1924 	
Oct., 1924; March, 1925
Nov., 1924 	
Aug., 1924, to Jan., 1925
Sept., 1923 	
Feb., 1925 	
June,  1924 	
Feb., 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Feb., 1925 	
March, 1925 	
Sherwood,  Mrs	
Elsey, E.	
Felton,   Dr.  R	
Mackay & Gillespie,  Ltd	
B.A. Paint Co., Ltd	
Stoeker's Reliable Express ....
Mackay,   G.  C	
Corp. of District of Burnaby
Corp. of District of Burnaby
Atkinson, H.  G	
Johnson, H. F	
Donis Bros. & McDougall 	
C.N.   Railways	
Mussens, Ltd	
Rosedale   Garage   	
Baxter's Garage 	
C.P.  Railway  	
MacPherson,   S	
Nakusp Co-op.  Society 	
P.G.E.   Railway	
Brynildsen, B., Sons, Ltd	
Moon,  C	
B.C. Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
Medori, A	
McDonald, J. A	
City of Cranbrook 	
Britannia  Wrire  Rope  Co.,   Ltd.
Nicola Pine Mills, Ltd	
Columbia Garage 	
Ormond, R. II	
Miers, J. W	
Little, George 	
Terrace   Hardware   	
Imperial Oil,  Ltd	
Great Northern Railway Co. ....
Canadian National Railways ....
Producers Rock & Gravel'Co., Ltd.
McPherson,  II.  L	
M. & S. Garage 	
Ever Ready Garage 	
Campbell Battery  Service 	
Reliable Parking Station 	
Barr & Anderson, Ltd	
Gunn, J. G	
Corporation of Point Grey 	
Lamarque,  E.  C.  W	
Shelly Bros., Ltd	
Banford,  R. J	
Star  Welding  &  Repair  Works
Expenses   	
Supplies    - ...
Professional  services   	
Coal	
Anti-freeze   	
Express 	
Travelling expenses  	
Re purchase of lot 	
Re P. and S. highways ...
Supplies   	
Supplies   	
Supplies   	
Spur track 	
Grader-blade   	
Supplies, etc	
Supplies, etc	
Freight, etc	
Powder, etc.	
Supplies   	
Fuse 	
Supplies   	
Wintering horses 	
Cutting  wires  	
Brake-lining,   etc	
Fire-damage claim 	
Rental for gas-tank  	
Wire rope 	
Lumber  	
Gas, oil, and tire, etc. ...
Setting up range	
Travelling  expenses  	
Wrecking-bar   	
Tar,  etc.	
Oil 	
Track maintenance 	
Tie-plates and inspection
Gravel and sand 	
Postage and express 	
Supplies   	
Supplies     	
Supplies   	
Supplies   	
Repairing water-main 	
Gas  and oil 	
Water-main 	
Surveys	
Bread   	
Straw     	
Labour and material 	 V 10
Comptroller-General's Report.
1925
(D.)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL WARRANTS ISSUED BETWEEN THE SESSIONS OF
1924 AND 1925.
Date of
Approval.
No. of
Warrant.
Service.
Amount of
Warrant.
Expenditure.
Feb. 4, 1925 	
16
18
20
23
23
23
23
19
17
21
25
24
22
15
2
6
10
8
1
3
4
5
7
9
TO   MEET   EXPENDITURE   FOR   THE   FISCAL
YEAR  ENDED  31st  MARCH,   1925.
Department of Agriculture.
$        750 00
1,200 00
2,500 00
300 00
1,400 00
5,000 00
2,000  00
750 00
4,500 00
900 00
3,500 00
6,500 00
19,880 00
500 00
$        624 40
1,162 46
2,467 49
300 00
1,400 00
5,000 00
March 13, 1925 ....
March 20, 1925 ....
April 3,  1925
April 3,  1925
April 3, 1925
April 3, 1925
March 14,  1925 ....
March 10, 1925 ....
March 24, 1925 ....
April 2, 1925
April 4, 1925
March 28, 1925 ....
Jan. 9, 1925 	
To provide for the purchase of a new boiler for
the Vanderhoof Creamery 	
Grants to settlers in aid of purchase of stumping-
powder 	
Department of the Attorney-General.
Insurance Branch 	
Prosecutors and Interpreters 	
Rewards 	
Department of Lands.
In   satisfaction   of   the  claim   of  John   Frederick
Coghlan  for  improvements  rendered  valueless
750 00
4,323  10
900 00
2,401  56
6,335  11
19,880 00
500 00
Department of Mines.
" Mineral Survey and Development Act," Supple-
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
Mental Home   (Saanich),  Cokuiitz 	
Department of Public Works.
Maintenance of Government House and Grounds....
Department of Railways.
Fraser River Bridge, New Westminster 	
Capital Account.
June 5,  1925
July 20, 1925
Sept. 15, 1925
Aug.  23,  1925
April 21, 1925
June 5,  1925
June  18,  1925
July IS, 1925
Aug.   10,  1925
Aug.  31,   1925
TO   MEET   EXPENDITURE   FOR  THE  FISCAL
YEAR  ENDING  31st  MARCH,   1926.
Department of Agriculture.
Nechako Valley Creamery 	
$ 49,680 00
$ 46,044  12
$     6,000 00
15,000 00
10,000 00
50,000 00
15,000 00
22,000 00
250,000 00
100,000 00
50,000 00
100,000 00
$     5.807 79
12,287 27
3,550 45
50,000 00
3.723 87
8,319 91
250,000 00
100,000 00
50,000 00
98,992 58
Tubercular   cattle—Compensation,   supplies,   tem-
Department of Lands.
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
British   Empire  Exhibition,   London—Departmental exhibits 	
Capital Account.
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "—Southern Okanagan
( To provide for the construction and equipment 1
of the British Columbia University and the 1
other   purposi s   authorized   by   the   " B.C. (
[     University  Loan   Act,   1920"
$618,000 00
$582,681 87 16 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 11
(E.)
(l.)
STATEMENT  SHOWING THE REVENUE  FOR THE FIRST  SIX MONTHS  OF  THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1925.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1926.
Service.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1925.
$        22,000 00
Current Account.
Department of Agriculture :
$      14,108 61
91  57
500 00
10,000  00
3,588 46
Department of the Attorney-General:
$        32,500 00
$        17,788 64
$        60,000 00
$     49,820 07
2,584 00
3,000 00
185,000 00
94,192  51
68,729 00
" Government Liquor Act " :
1,700,000 00
Sec. 118  (1)   (a)—Share of profits 	
Sec. 118 (1)  (l)—Re hospitals and institutions
50,000 00
11,011 92
54,445  58
6,867 00
159,346 13
42 071 63
100,000 00
35,000 00
350,000 00
75,000 00
" Motor-vehicle Act " :
261,792 00
111,164 78
5 531  40
800,000 00
20,000 00
15,000 00
6,124  25
14,700 00
3,971 59
29,000 00
40,000 00
Miscellaneous  receipts  	
Department of Education :
$  3,462,000 00
892,351 86
$        12,000 00
$      14,134 80
2 280 00
3,200 00
12,000 00
Technical School—Rent	
400 00
86  80
Department of Finance :
Dominion of Canada :
Annual  interest  	
$        27,600 00
16,501 60
$        29,151  06
$      3 4,575 53
190,000 00
95,000 00
209,832 80
50,000 00
419,665  60
Annual grant per capita 	
100,000 00
Annual grant for lands conveyed	
Amusements-tickets tax	
$     738,816 66
275,000 00
$   369,408 33
117 298 01
225,000 00
Coal and coke tax 	
98,377 82
352,480 08
3,108,052 27
750,000 00
3,475,000 00
Income-tax and personal-property  tax 	
19,084 00
Interest:
"Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act"  	
675,000 00
160,878 54
$  6,157,900 66
$4,206,495 05 $     926,642 10 V 12
Comptroller-General's Report.
1925
Statement of Revenue fob the Fibst Six Months of the Pbesent Fiscal Year—Continued,
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1926.
Service.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1925.
$
6,157,900 66
1,150,000 00
950,000 00
185,000 00
165,000 00
80,000 00
7,500 00
750 00
10,000 00
775,000 00
90,000 00
75,000 00
250,000 00
$
9,896,150 66
$
31,000 00
$
1,000 00
$
17,000 00
100,000 00
350,000 00
12,000 00
100,000 00
1,250,000 00
1,600,000 00
550,000 00
100,000 00
11,000 00
$
4,090,000 00
$
2,000 00
$
750 00
55,000 00
1,000 00
110,000 00
$
166,750 00
$
35,000 00
20,000 00
4,000 00
3,000 00
$
62,000 00
De
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
lartment of Finance—Continued.
Land-taxes :
Real   property	
Wild land, coal and timber lands	
Mineral-tax 	
Poll-tax 	
Probate fees 	
Races-tax*    	
Rents, miscellaneous 	
Revenue  Service refunds  	
Rural district school taxesf  	
Succession duties	
Trust   deposits   reverted   to   the   Crown—Intestate   and
suitors' funds 	
Unworked Crown-granted mineral claims—Taxes 	
Miscellaneous  receipts   	
Department of Fisheries :
Fishing and cannery licences, etc.
,206,495 05  $      926,642  10
1,071,352 48
709,180 80
236,268 39
78.4S0 00
68,288 42
167,071 10
718 38
407 75
374,744 68
333,583 12
Department of Labour :
Elevator inspection and examination fees
Department of Lands :
Grazing rentals, leases, and fees
Land revenue—sundry 	
Land   sales  	
Survey fees and sale of maps ....
Timber leases 	
Timber licences 	
Timber royalties 	
Timber sales 	
Water rentals and recording fees
Miscellaneous   receipts   	
Legislation :
Private Bills fees
Department of Mines :
Bureau of Mines 	
Free miners' certificates 	
Miners' examinations and certificates
Mining receipts, general 	
Department of the Provincial Secretary :
King's Printer  (net profits)	
Marriage licences 	
Vital statistics, etc.   	
Miscellaneous  receipts  	
Carried forward
57,471 98
37,499 55
8,362 59
7,349,924 29
22,883 00
403 50
11,979 21
61,507 68
81,380 19
5,476 57
45,533  26
579,470  64
832,34? 26
346,312  82
31,603 02
3,981 18
1,999,591 83
300 00
217 15
56,552 50
411 00
60,164 40
$      10,975  00
3,386 54
669 92
117,345 05
15,031 46
$10,432,121 23
* To be transferred at the close of the fiscal year to credit of Vote 160b  (except administration fees),
t To be transferred at the close of the fiscal year to credit of Vote 106. 16 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 13
Statement of
Revenue fob the Fibst Six Months of the Present Fiscal Yeab—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1926.
Service.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1925.
$        20,000 00
4,000 00
10,000 00
15,000 00
Current Account—Continued.
$10,432,121 23
$      16,767 00
Department of Public Works :
Government property sold	
1,097  86
4,661  68
1,070 75
Department of Railways :
$        49,000 00
23,597 29
$          4,000 00
76,000 00
$        1,711 05
29,126 14
$        80,000 00
30,837  19
$17,900,000 66
   $10,486,555  71
Capital Account.
Refunds of Capital Expenditures :
$      140,000 00
300,000 00
$           514 45
28,050  24
$      440,000 00
28,564 69
$18,340,000 66
                    $10,515,120 40 V 14
Comptroller-General's Report.
1925
(E.)
(2.)
STATEMENT SHOWING THE EXPENDITURE FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1925.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1926.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September,  1925.
$ 3,964,498 OS
$
127,500
00
2
$
14,680
00
3
$
12,910
00
4
36,230
00
5
3,000
00
6
3,970
00
7
102,870
00
8-13
98,510
00
14-19
136,500
00
20-42D
00
$
393,990
$
13,120
00
43
25,120
00
44
12,050
00
45
8,750
00
46
10
00
47
7,260
00
4S
13,520
00
49
25,800
00
50-52
2,800
00
53
4,920
00
54
144,922
00
55-60
70,058
00
61-66
508,384
00
67
107,275
00
68-69
28,700
00
70
38,820
00
71
142,500
00
72-82
$
1,154,009
00
$
29,902
00
87
101,840
00
88
12,120
00
89
24,480
00
90
81,785
00
91
69,135
00
92-93
35,250
00
94
1,480,000
00
95-96
658,000
00
97-98
175,000
00
99
85,000
00
100-104
480,000
00
105
10
00
106
$
3,232,522
00
Current Account.
Public Debt
Legislation ..
Premier's Office
Department of Agriculture :
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Workshop and Shipping Office
Statistics	
Horticultural Branch  	
Live  Stock  Branch 	
Miscellaneous Grants, etc	
Special  Warrants  	
$2,325,124 41
628 25
7,251 52
Department of the Attorney-General:
Attorney-General's Office 	
General Office 	
Companies  Branch	
Insurance Branch  	
" Fire Marshal Act "  	
Municipal Branch  	
Censor of Moving Pictures 	
Sheriffs' Offices 	
Official Guardian 	
Legal Offices Branch	
Land Registry Offices  ,	
Supreme and County Courts 	
Provincial Police 	
County  Gaols	
Girls' Industrial School 	
" Motor-vehicle Act "—Administration
Miscellaneous  Votes    	
Statutory   	
Department of Education :
General Office 	
Free  Text-book  Branch   	
Agricultural Education	
Industrial  Education  	
Inspection of Schoools 	
Normal Schools 	
School for the Deaf and the Blind
Per Capita Grants  	
Teachers' Salaries 	
School Buildings 	
Miscellaneous  Votes  	
University of British Columbia 	
Rural District School Taxis* 	
Carried forward
6,849 74
16,667 58
748 49
1,046 65
64,931 94
44,675 55
95,406 59
5,798 54
5,995 32
12,004 49
5,559 06
4,223 44
3,409 16
4,386 90
10,218 68
1,125 00
2,436 88
56,531 88
28.737 52
150,087 38
28,455 78
8.056 97
9,733 20
69,972 91
264,680 00
13,
48,
4,
12.
36.
29,
14
401,
190,
69,
61,
240,
220.
009 25
462 59
0S9 38
.601 08
551 53
331 52
.580 30
,857 71
321 30
294 12
145 72
3,80 00
374 41
236,125 OS
665,614 57
1,341,998 91
$4,576,742  74
* To be credited with collections of Rural District School Taxes at close of fiscal year. 16 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 15
Statement of Expenditube fob the Fibst Six Months of the Present Fiscal Yeab—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1926.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September,  1925.
107
108
109
110
111
112
114
115-154A
155-160B
Current Account—Continued.
$        5,494 56
20,875 22
4,653 84
25,270 08
60,383 41
6,885 67
2,441  46
175,314 85
19,964 13
25,463  14
$4,576,742 74
$        12,3S0 00
Department of Finance :
36,980 00
11,520 00
Inspector   of   Trust   Companies,   Probate   and
50,080 00
67,758 00
8,462 00
17,600 00
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London,
472,438 00
55,795  00
161
163
163a
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
173a
174
175-192
$      733,013 00
346,746 36
$        18,090 00
5,178 50
Department of Labour :
$           755 00
8,492 04
1,673 35
23,652  61
3,249 63
$             420 00
20,280 00
5,250 00
44,160 00
Employment Service	
8,958 00
Department of Lands :
Minister's Office 	
$        79.06S 00
$        5,692 22
16,993 42
16,572 92
32,809  64
34,608 00
175,067 57
1,782 07
200 00
106,408 43
210,996 58
1,739 91
37,822 63
$        13,750 00
38,412 00
34,124 00
Lands Branch  (Salaries)  	
68,280 00
76,150 00
Water Rights Branch   (Salaries)   	
227,524 00
Forest Branch   (Salaries)   	
17,500 00
600 00
200,000 00
622,000 00
Retiring Allowance, R. A. Renwick	
Expenses, General Office and Branches 	
Miscellaneous  Votes  	
194
195
196
197
198
199-205
Department of Mines :
Minister's Office 	
$  1,298.340 O0
$        5,459 60
10,218  10
16,484 65
7,793 26
4,735  17
55,863  34
1,000 00
602,870 82
$        12,065 00
16,930 00
General Office 	
40,750 00
Mines Inspection Branch 	
15,640 00
Bureau of Mines	
13,420 00
153,000 00
Mine-rescue and Training Stations 	
Miscellaneous  Votes  	
208
209
210
Department of the Provincial Secretary :
Minister's Office	
$      251,805 00
$           597 94
7,355 24
56,244  35
101,554    12
$        12,610 00
15,710 00
General Office 	
99,000 00
Provincial Board  of Health  	
|
$      127,320 00   |
$      64,197 53
55,670,915 17 V 16
Comptroller-General's Report.
1925
Statement of Expenditure fob the First Six Months of the Pbesent Fiscal Yeab—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1926.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September,  1925.
$
127,320
00
21,650
00
211
8,950
00
212
10,460
00
213
643,260
00
214
-218
33,390
00
219
222,580
00
220
-221
91,895
00
222
30,550
00
223
19,060
00
224
465,400
00
225
-229
9,570
00
230
41,000
00
231
-232
10
00
233
102,000
00
234
-240
$
1,827,095
00
$
11.930
00
244
56,670
00
245
112,685
00
246
20,675
00
247
58,140
00
248
15,000
00
249
420
00
250
1,990,802
00
251
199,198
00
252
$
2,465,520
00
s
21,900
00
253
46,000
00
254
$
67,900
00
$]
5,628,030
08
$ 1,598,896 86
640,571 00
300,000 00
26,200 00
256
257
258
259-261
$ 2,565,667 86
$18,193,697  94
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of the Provincial 'Secretary—Continued
Provincial Library and Archives 	
" Public Libraries Act "	
Provincial Museum 	
Mental Hospitals   	
Provincial  Home,  Kamloops 	
Tranquille Sanatorium and Farm 	
Industrial and Subnormal Boys' School 	
" Infants  Act "—Administration     	
Provincial  Home  for  Incurables	
Grants to Hospitals and Charities 	
Civil   Service  Commission	
Grants re Civil Service 	
King's Printer	
Miscellaneous  Votes '.	
Statutory and  Special Warrants 	
Department of Public Works:
Minister's Office 	
Administration    	
Parliament Buildings and Grounds	
Government House and Grounds	
District   Engineers   	
j      Steam-boiler Inspection 	
)      " Electrical  Energy  Inspection  Act "  ...
Retiring Allowance, H. H. Hobbis 	
Roads,  Bridges,  Wharves,  etc.   	
Steamboats, Ferries, and Bridge-tenders
Department of Railways :
General Office 	
New Westminster Bridge
Current Expenditures 	
Capital Account.
(Expenditures out of Income.)
Sinking Funds	
P.G.E. Rly. Co.—Interest on Guaranteed Bonds
P.G.E. Rly. Co.—Re Deficit on Operation, etc. ..
Miscellaneous Votes 	
Statutory and Special Warrants	
Capital Expenditures (charged to Income)
Total Expenditures  (charged to Income)  ..
64,197 53  $5,670,915 17
9,946 03
6,468 29
4,761 02
175,009 40
5,763 59
59,514 00
25,285 61
10,004 40
11,527 31
218,411  77
4,578 84
21,063  32
79,509  95
184,843 79
880,884  85
5,767 77
28,526 67
49,603 00
11.455'48
18,199 62
25,002 82
210 00
983,295 10
59,617 35
9,814 21
22,771 65
1,181,677 SI
32.585 86
$7,766,063 69
813,387 68
335,378 63
235,000 00
4,792 23
501,035 77
1,889,594 31
$9,655,658 00 16 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 17
(E.)
(3.)
STATEMENT SHOWING EXPENDITURES AND ADVANCES OUT OF  MONEYS  RAISED
BY LOAN UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR SPECIFIC
PURPOSES, 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1925.
Authority for Expenditure.
Service.
Expended for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1925.
" B.C. Loan Act, 1922 " :
Section 6 («)	
■ B.C. Loan Act, 1923 " :
Section 6  (6) 	
Section 6  (c)	
Section 6 (d)	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1924 " :
Section 6 (a)	
Section 6 (o)	
' B.C. University Loan Act, 1920
Section 7 (1)   (6)	
Section 7 (2)   (o) and (6)....
Capital Account.
Public Buildings 	
Roads and Bridges...	
Public Buildings	
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "..
Land Settlement Board..
Roads and Bridges	
University Buildings	
Townsite property at Point Grey..
Total Capital Expenditures   (Statutory)	
$  90,655 23
$  30,000 00 ■
11,760 02
18.557 70
$ 125,000 00
1,195,483 21
$   161,978 90
21,285 14
60,317 72
1,320,483 21
183,264 04
$1,654,720 20
VICTORIA, B.C.:
Printed by Charles P.  Banfielo,  Printer  to  the King's  Most Excellent  Majesty.
1925.

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