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 REPORT
OF   THE
Comptroller-General
OF   THE   PROVINCE   OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
1924-1925
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE "AUDIT ACT,'
CHAPTER 7, 7 & 8 GEO. V.
PRINTED   BY
AUTHORITY OB7 THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
VICTORIA, B.C.:
Printed by Charles F. Banfield, Printer to tbe King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1924.  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 7,
7 & 8 Geo. V.
Respectfullv submitted.
j. i). Maclean,
Minister of Finance.
Treasury Department,
Victoria, Noveniber Srd, 1921/. Victoria, November 3rd, 1924.
Hon. 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 7, 7 & 8 Geo. V.,
as follows:—■
(A.)   Statement of Treasury Board Overrulings  (pursuant to section 81).
(B.) Statement of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations (pursuant to subsection (b) of section 32).
(C.) Statement of Payments charged against the 1924-25 Appropriations which
did not occur within the Period of the Account.
(D.) Statement of Special Warrants issued (pursuant to subsection (o) of
section 24).
(E.) (1.) Statement showing the Revenue for the First Six Months of the
Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to 30th September, 1924.
(2.) Slatement showing the Expenditure for the First Six Months of the
Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to 30th September, 1924.
(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, 1924 (pursuant to subsection (a) of section 42).
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your obedient servant,
A. N. MOUAT, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT.
(A.)
TREASURY BOARD OVERRUL1NGS.
mi. U 6
Comptroller-General's Report.
1924
(B.)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1924.
STATEMENT of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations from
1st April, 1923, to 31st March, 1924, and for which Overexpeiiditure the Sanction of
Parliament is required.
Vote
No.
10
39
40
46
48
52
61
67
70
75
77
84
92
93
108
100
111
112
114
117
125
128
133
139
144
140
152
153
168
173
176
186
194
202
203
205
Service.
■ Department of Agriculture.
Control of Fruit Pests, Diseases, etc	
Grants to Settlers in Aid of Purchase of Stumping
powder 	
Exhibit for B.C. House in London 	
Department of the  Attorney-General.
Insurance Branch 	
Municipal   Branch   	
Sundry Sheriffs 	
Supreme and County Courts, New Westminster 	
Provincial   Police   	
Girls'   Industrial   School   	
Expenses of Inquests and  Inquiries 	
Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs....
Incidentals and Contingencies —	
Department of Education.
Normal   School,  Vancouver 	
Normal  School,  Victoria 	
Department of  Finance.
General  Office  	
Inspector of Trust Companies,  Probate and Succes
sion   Duties  	
Surveyor of  Taxes	
Operation of the "Amusements Tax Act"	
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London, Eng
Ashcroft   Sub-agency   	
Fort Fraser Agency 	
Grand Forks Sub-agency 	
Merritt   Sub-agency   	
Pouce  Coupe Agency  	
Revelstoke Agency  	
Vernon  Agency   	
Wilmer Sub-agency  '.	
Sundry   Sub-agencies   	
Department of Lands.
General   Office   	
Temporary  Assistance   	
Lumber Trade Extension 	
Land  Surveys  	
Department of Mines.
Minister's   Office   	
" Mines Development Act," Supplementary 	
" Mineral   Survey   and   Development   Act,"   Supple
mentary 	
Advertising, Incidentals, and Contingencies 	
Carried forward 	
Total
Appropriation.
$      36,500 00
20.000 00
2,500 00
9,900 00
7,200 00
6,500 00
6.600 00
409,169 00
31,975 00
7,750 00
35,000 00
10,000  00
42.300  00
43,460  00
38,800
00
10,770
00
133,560
00
5,800
00
88,457
84
3,300
00
4,620
00
3,700
00
4,000
00
7,650
00
13.200
00
20.000
00
2.390
00
5,500
00
36,128
00
25,000
00
30,000
00
135,000
00
12,065
00
69,804
68
Total
Expenditure.
40.000 00
2,500 00    |
I
Over-
expended.
36,626 10
20,683 75
2,569 76
10,014
03
7,219
73
6,516
41
6,874
63
14,606
55
32,528
77
8,182
59
37,907
34
12,295
61
43,688 08
45,785 81
126 10
683 75
69 76
114 03
19 73
16 41
274 63
5,437 55
553 77
432 59
2,907 34
z,zyo
61
1.3S8 08
2,325 81
41,451
32
2,651 32
11.800
73
1,030 73
134,989
72
1,429 72
5,839
96
39 96
90.559
82
2,101 98
4,683
21
1.383 21
4,789
79
169 79
4,514
29
814 29
4,342
86
342 86
7,878
85
228 85
13,363
42
163 42
21,663
35
1,663 35
2,529
39
139 39
5,680
86
180 86
36,516
52
388 52
26,171
57
1.171 57
30,561
26
561 26
147,416
01
12.416 01
12.306
27
241 27
86,337
87
16,533 19
40.618
75
618 75
2,507
25
7 25
I
$1,361,099 52 1 $1,422,022 23
0,922 71 15 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
U 7
Unprovided Items in Expenditure for Fiscal Year—Continued.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
210
211
217
221
223
226
228
234
235
245
247
254
Brought forward  ,	
Department of Provincial Secretary.
Provincial Board of Health 	
Provincial Library and Archives 	
Mental Home  (Saanich), Colquitz	
Industrial and Subnormal Boys' School 	
Statutory Grants to Hospitals 	
In Aid of Destitute Poor and Sick 	
Burial of Indigent Persons 	
Registration of Voters 	
British Empire Exhibition, London, Eng	
Department of Public Works.
Administration	
Maintenance of Government House and Grounds
Department of Railways.
Fraser River Bridge, New Westminster 	
$1,361,099
52
$1,422,022
23
$60,922 71
105,510
00
100,034
12
3.524 12
20,480
00
22,043
29
1.563 29
50,726
00
51,477
05
751 05
83,700
00
84,347
92
647 92
400,000
00
422,416
40
22,416 40
55,000
00
59,068
51
4,068 51
1,750
00
2,371
47
621 47
15,500
00
17,395
98
1,895 98
10,000
00
10,531
86
531 86
58,312
00
59,506
36
1,19-1 36
20,445
oo
20,931
90
486 90
110,000
00
110,326
90
326 90
$2 292 522
52
$2,391,473
99
$08,951 47 U 8
Comptroller-General's Report.
1924
(C.)
STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS CHARGED AGAINST THE  1924-25 APPROPRIATIONS
WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE PERIOD OF THE ACCOUNT.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
5
15
40
46
50
64
64
65
65
67
67
67
67
67
67
67
72
72
90
111
111
118
121
121
121
130
140
144
144
144
144
148
148
151
162
174
174
174
174
182
191
191
191
191
202
203
203
203
203
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
216
216
217
Feb.-March, 1924 	
March, 1924 	
Oct., 1923 	
Oct., 1923 	
Feb., 1924 	
March, 1924 	
Nov., 1923 	
Nov., 1923, to March, 1924
Jan.-March, 1924 	
Feb., 1924 	
March, 1924  	
Feb.-March, 1924	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924 	
May, 1923 	
Jan., 1924 	
July, 1923 	
Jan.-March, 1924  	
Jan.-March, 1924 	
May-Nov., 1922 	
Oct., 1923, to March, 1924
Dec, 1923 	
Feb., 1924 	
Feb., 1924 	
Jan.-Feb., 1924	
Oct., 1923  	
Aug., 1923 	
Dec, 1923 	
Feb., 1924  	
Feb., 1924  	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924	
March, 1924 	
Jan.-Feb., 1924 	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924	
Sept.-Oct., 1923 	
March, 1924 	
Sept., 1923 	
Oct.. 1923, to March, 1924
March, 1924 	
Feb.-March. 1924 	
March, 1924	
Jan.-March, 1924 	
Oct., 1923 	
March, 1924	
April, 1923, to March, 1924
Oct., 1922, to Jan., 1923....
Oct.-Nov., 1922 	
July, 1923. to Feb., 1924....
Feb.-March, 1924 	
Nov., 1923, to Feb., 1924....
Jan.-March, 1924	
Oct., 1923, to March, 1924
Jan.-Feb., 1924 	
Jan., 1024 	
Aug., 1923, to March, 1924
Dec, 1922 	
March, 1922 	
Blow,  T.   H	
Kamloops, Harness Co 	
Assoc,   of   Supts.   of   Insurance
Dougherty,  J.  P	
Maritime   Motor   Car   Co.,   Ltd.
King's  Printer  	
Smith  & Champion  	
Chilliwack Telephone,  Co.,  Ltd.
Elk Creek Waterworks, Co., Ltd.
Fynn,   J.   II	
Pinkerton Nat.  Det. Agency  ....
Mclnnis & Wilson 	
Strand  Cafe   	
Kench,   Chas	
Mcintosh, W. ,T	
Mcintosh,   AV.  J	
Witness fees   	
Witness fees 	
Agnew, Dr. F. Vere 	
United Typewriter Co., Ltd	
United Typewriter Co., Ltd	
Fairbairn, A. M. D	
Gammon,   E  	
Williams, John 	
Small,  F. A	
Dominion   Express  Co.	
Canadian  Bank of Commerce...
B.C.  Telephone  Co	
Astoria,   L	
City Transfer	
City Transfer 	
City Transfer	
City Transfer 	
City of Vancouver  —	
4th Ave. Heating & Plumbing....
B.C. Telephone Co	
Government   Telegraph   Service
Star   Grocery   	
Auto Repair Shop   	
White  Brothers  	
Rogers,  F. P	
Fitzsimmons,  J 	
Kamloops Telegram	
Creston  Review   	
"The Observer" Printstrp 	
Grand Forks Sun 	
Pay-list       	
Brown,  A.  F	
New Waverley Hydraulic M. Co.
New Waverley Hydraulic M. Co.
La Fontaine Mine 	
Menzies,  Dr.  A. M	
Corsan, Dr. D	
Swan,  Dr.  H.   P	
Sutherland, Dr. E. M	
Nash, Dr. A. C	
Briggs, Dr. T. A	
City of Vancouver	
Purvis, Dr. G. S	
The Stevens Companies 	
Westminster Grain Co	
Rent  	
Felts    	
Annual   fee   	
Travelling expenses  	
Service call 	
Statutes	
Blinds    	
Rental and tolls 	
Water supplied 	
Hire of sleigh 	
Travelling expenses 	
Building repairs 	
Meals for prisoners 	
Expenses   	
Auto  allowance   	
Travelling expenses 	
Rex v. Elsie Simmons et al.
Rex v. Charles Patsey	
Examination,   A.   E.   Lucas
Inspection   	
Inspection   	
Salary   (additional'   	
Commission   	
Clerical assistance 	
Travelling expenses  	
Express charges	
Exchange	
Rental and tolls	
Labour	
Weight and  transfer 	
Weight and  transfer 	
Wood     	
Transfer    	
Sewer connection   	
Repairing windows 	
Tolls 	
Tolls  	
Supplies  	
Repairs,   etc	
Supplies  	
Freight   (extra)	
Gauge-reading (balance)   ....
Advertising   	
Advertising   	
Advertising   	
Advertising   	
Indian    Mines    Wagon-road
Drilling tests   (balance)   ....|
Drilling    |
Drilling   	
Drilling    j
Professional  services   j
Professional services  |
Professional services |
Professional  services 	
Professional  services 	
Professional services 	
Isolation  Hospital expenses
Examinations |
Sheeting 	
Feed  j
80 00
2 00
75 00
288 90
2 00
73 50
12 00
17  05
4 50
5 00
19 10
225 05
61  70
24 20
20 00
1 50
151  30
161 95
15 00
i i   IB
13 00
35 00
15 00
6 85
2  30
13 CO
6 00
6 63
2 34
2   00
75
65 86
140 00
1  45
1  82
11  60
26 92
26 93
100 00
4 50
20 00
20 00
10 00
32 50
1,810  61
81 00
176 28
2,244 83
700 00
148 00
51 00
30 00
32 00
90 50
94 00
90 00
15 00
82 50
42 50 15 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
U 9
Statement of Payments charged against 1924-25 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Particulars.
221
221
226
228
230
234
236
245
246
246
247
247
249
249
249
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
251
252
252
252
254
254
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Jan.-March,  1923  	
April-Oct.,   1923   	
Jan.-March,  1924  	
March, 1924	
Dec, 1921, to Aug., 1923....
March, 1924 	
March, 1924	
Jan., 1924 	
March, 1.924	
Feb., 1924 	
March, 1924	
Feb., 1924 	
March, 1924	
Feb.-March,   1924  	
March, 1924	
July, 1922	
Oct.-Nov., 1923 	
Nov.,   1923 ,.
April, 1923, to March, 1924
Oct., 1923 	
Nov., 1923 	
Feb., 1924 	
Sept,, 1923, to Feb., 1924....
Oct., 1923 	
Sept., 1923  	
Sept., 1923	
Sept., 1923	
Aug.,  1923   	
Oct., 1923	
Feb., 1924 	
Dec, 1923 	
March, 1924	
Aug.,   1923   	
March, 1924	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924 	
Jan., 1924  	
Oct.-Nov., 1923 	
Oct., 1923 	
March, 1924 	
Sept., 1923  -v
Jan.-Feb.,  1924 	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924 	
March, 1924  '..
Feb.-March,  1924	
Dec, 1923	
Kerr & Parker 	
Kerr & Parker 	
Cameron,  I.  J	
Sutherland, Dr. E. M.	
City of Revelstoke 	
Vancouver Sun 	
Trail News  	
Creston  Service Garage  	
Armstrong  Bros	
Mortimer, J.,  & Son 	
Victoria Gas Co., Ltd	
McWilliam,   Geo.	
Turner's  Boat Works 	
Cunningham,  Geo	
Can. Gen. Electric Co., Ltd	
Taylor, John	
Salmon River Stage Line 	
McLaughlin Garage 	
Westminster Mills, Ltd	
Canadian National Railways ....
Municipality of West Vancouver
Canadian Explosives,  Ltd	
Nakusp  Co-op.   Society  	
Imperial Oil,  Ltd.	
Hamilton, G. G	
Westenheiser, W	
Schammerhorn,  L. JI	
Mutch,. N	
Pay-list     	
Victoria-Phoenix Brewery Co	
Greenlees,  W	
Kerr, Robert 	
Gutta Percha & Rubber, Ltd.
Campbell, J	
Anderson, II. G	
Johnson,  Lewis  	
Great Northern Railway Co.
Canadian National Railways
B.C.   Telephone   Co	
Hunt, R. W., & Co	
Pay-list   	
Gardner, J., & Sons 	
Lamarque, E. C. W	
B.C. Telephone Co.,  Ltd.  ..
Reliable Parking Station ..
Miller's Garage 	
Corporation of Point Grey
Branca,   P	
Finch, C. M	
Legal  expenses 	
Legal  expenses  	
Inspection  fees  	
Professional services 	
Cemetery  lots 	
Advertising   	
Advertising   	
Horse and cutter hire ....
Labour   	
Tools	
Coke   j
Rustic Arbor ..:.	
dinghy, etc	
Blacksmithing 	
Lamp, etc	
Balance   of  salary   	
Fares   	
Parts	
Timber  	
Patrolling	
Gravelling    !...
Powder,  caps,   and fuse  ...
Supplies  	
Gasolene	
Hay	
Hay	
Hauling	
Hauling   	
Labour	
Claim   j
Tightening bridge-bolts, etc.
Final      estimate,      Hosmer
Bridge,  No.  2 	
Hose,   etc	
Wages as ferryman 	
Wages as ferryman	
Board and lodging 	
Use of switch-engine	
Filling   approach   	
Rearranging7      cable       at
Courtenay   	
Courtenay River Bridge ....
Indian    Mines    Wagon-road
Sausage-machine 	
Levels and survey 	
Tolls 	
Gas,   etc	
Repairs	
Water	
Supplies   	
Oat-sheaves   	
18 00
35  20
40 00
22 50
48 00
10 20
0 40
3 00
56 35
1 05
120 00
115 00
67 00
2 50
1  27
29 05
25 00
184 49
170  12
108 68
80 96
63 97
6 75
49 50
30 30
41 37
11 40
148 68
321  76
6 32
208 19
3,886 75
4 46
29 03
30 00
3 00
50 00
16,654 48
204 00
94 42
1,647  14
192 00
13 00
5 65
43 44
108 15
9 09
1,008 86
6 00
$33,603 76 IT 10
Comptroller-General's Report.
1924
(D.)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL WARRANTS ISSUED BETWEEN THE SESSIONS OF
1923 AND  1924.
Date of
Approval.
No. of
Warrant.
Service.
TO   MEET   EXPENDITURE   FOR   THE   FISCAL
YEAR ENDED  31st MARCH,   1924.
Department of Agriculture.
Women's  Institutes    —	
Exhibit for B.C. House in London  -	
Department of Finance.
Surveyor of Taxes—Operation of the Gasolene and
Fuel-oil Tax Acts  	
Operation of the " Amusements Tax Act " 	
Department of Lands.
Insect damage and blister-rust—Investigation and
control    :	
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
" Public  Inquiries Act "  	
Tranquille   Sanatorium    	
Registration   of  voters   	
Department of Railways.
Fraser River Bridge, New Westminster 	
Capital Account.
Colony Farm,  Essondale 	
Fraser River Bridge, New Westminster 	
TO   MEET   EXPENDITURE   FOR   THE   FISCAL
year ending 31 st march, 1925.
Department of Agriculture.
Plant pathology	
Tubercular cattle—Compensation, etc	
Trfbercular cattle—Compensation, etc	
Control of noxious weeds, etc.  	
Compensation re foul-brood in bees  	
Veterinary   Branch	
Department of Lands.
M. L. Foley, re B.C. Log Rule 	
Destruction of caterpillars on Crown lands	
Department of Mines.
" Mines Development Act "—Supplementary	
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
•' Public Inquiries Act " -.--
" Public Inquiries Act " 	
Entertainment of Special Service Squadron  	
Department of Railways.
Fraser River Bridge, New Westminster 	
Capital Account.
Highways and highway bridges 	
Amount of
Warrant.
Expenditure.
March 5,  1924
March 5, 1924
March 27, 1924
March 27, 1924
March 19, 1924
Feb. 26, 1924 ...
March 29, 1924
April 3, 1924 ...
Jan. 14, 1924 ...
Feb. 14, 1924 ...
March 22, 1924
April 26, 1924
May 22, 1924 .
Aug. 20, 1924
July 4, 1924 ..
July 24, 1924
Oct. 16, 1924
April 29, 1924
May 30, 1924 ,
Sept. 14,  1924
May 21, 1924 .
Aug. 28, 1924
July 10, 1924
Oct. 3, 1924 ..
Sept. 16, 1924
11
11
14
14
12
10
15
16
9
13
11
3
10
13
12
$   750 00
500 00
14,000 00
800 00
5,000 00
25,000 00
25,000 00
2,500 00
60.000 00
20,000 00
20,000 00
579
500
4,104
800
39
00
32 26
24.139
14,034
2,500
06
21
00
60.000 00
$173,550 00
17.970
20.000
71
00
$144,889 65
$  4,000
00
$ 1,836 92
10,000
00
10,000 00
25,000
00
8.262 73
9,500
00
9,500 00
1,000
00
687 22
5,000
00
7,500
00
7,500 00
2,803
no
23,899
00
25,000
00
25.000 00
897
99
897 99
5,000
00
5,000 00
17,900
00
14,066 6S
75,000
00
$212,499
99
$ 82,751 54 15 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
U 11
(E.)
(1.)
STATEMENT  SHOWING  THE  REVENUE   FOR  THE  FIRST   SIX  MONTHS   OF  THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1024.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1925.
20,000 00
2,000 00
9,000 00
31,000 00
60,000 00
3,000 00
200,000 00
2,000,000  00
46,000 00
90,000 00
40,000 00
350,000 00
75,000 00
910,000 00
20,000 00
25,000 00
30,000 00
35,000 00
$ 3,884,000 00
9,000 00
4,000 00
21,000 00
12,000 00
40.000  00
29,150 00
190,000 00
419,666 00
100.000 00
738,816 00
300,000 00
225,000 00
800.000 00
!,850,000 00
19,080 00
500.000 00
675,000 00
$  6,107,896 00
Service.
Current Account.
Department of Agriculture :
Horticultural inspection fees and licences
Seed-grain advances refunds 	
Miscellaneous  receipts  	
Department of the Attorney-General:
Court fees and fines 	
Dog licences 	
" Game Act "—Fees, licences, etc	
" Government Liquor Act " :
Share of net profits 	
Permits	
Sec.   108   (1)   (Ii)	
" Insurance Act "—Licences,' taxes,  fees, etc.
Joint-stock Companies,  etc.—Registration fees
Keep of prisoners—Reimbursement 	
Land Registry fees 	
Law stamps 	
" Motor-vehicle Act " :
f Annual licence fees  (except motor-cycles)
| Registration  fees,  etc	
77 Moving  Pictures   Act "—Fees   	
Sheriffs'   fees   	
Trade licences  	
Miscellaneous  receipts  	
Department of Education :
Examination  fees   	
Teachers'  examinations and certificates
Normal  Schools—Fees	
Technical   School—Rent   	
Miscellaneous  receipts	
Department of Finance :
Dominion of Canada :
Annual  interest 	
Annual  subsidy  	
Annual grant per capita 	
Annual grant for lands conveyed  	
Amusements-tickets tax 	
Coal and coke tax	
Fuel-oil and gasolene tax 	
Income-tax and personal-property tax 	
Interest :
" Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act'
Sinking fund  investments  	
Miscellaneous 	
Carried   forward   	
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1924.
8,864  10
32 03
2,682 67
$
11,578 80
$  23,309
28
1,704
45
88,859
42
59,730
00
13,310
40
45,145
09
12,404
75
129,273
85
32,963
70
211,866
54
75,011
74
4,646
90
5,800
35
12,125
00
13,206
87
729,449 24
$  12,424
08
2,500
20
4,600
00
92
15
$     14,575 53
95,000 00
209,832 80
50,000 00
$   369,408 33
132,472 30
63,545 13
329,435 20
3,292,497 12
277,281  53
318,085 52
19,616 43
4,782,725   13 $      760,644  47 U 12
Comptroller-General's Report.
1924
Statement of Revenue fob the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1925.
6,107,896 00
1,050,000 00
1,000,000 00
135,000 00
150,000 00
60,000 00
5,000 00
1,000 00
7,000 00
600,000 00
55,000 00
600,000 Q0
$
9,770,896 00
$
30,000 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
500,000 00
100,000 00
10,000 00
$
4,039,000 00
$    2,000 00
$
1,000 00
60,000 00
1,150 00
100,000 00
$
102,150 00
$
35,000 00
20,000 00
500 00
1,800 00
1.000 00
$
58.300 00
Service.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department 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 	
Succession duties	
Unworked Crown-granted mineral claims—Taxes
Miscellaneous receipts 	
Department of Fisheries :
Fishing and cannery licences,
Department of Labour :
Elevator inspection and examination fees,
Department of Lands :
Grazing rentals, leases, and fees
Land revenues—Sundry 	
Land  sales  	
Survey fees and sale of maps 	
Timber leases 	
Timber licences  	
Timber   royalties   .._ _	
Timber   sales	
Water rentals and recording fees
Miscellaneous receipts 	
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1924.
$4,782,725 13 $      760,644 47
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 for year)	
Marriage licences 	
Notaries Public and Commissioners' fees
Vital  statistics,   etc	
Miscellaneous   receipts	
Carried foncard 	
038,356 66
612,304 83
137,601 42
126,030 00
33,337 42
299,890 87
440 00
76 50
532,229 10
35,630 05
48,573 94
7,547,195
92
22,362
65
422
50
%       9,091 45
51,348 71
107,113 61
5,252 02
56,291 79
627,621 78
806,467 51
291,261 11
13,787 34
8,076 89
1,976,312
21
$    274 75
50,858 80
359 50
57,950 22
109,443
27
$  10,660 00
680 00
2,689 75
2,795 07
16,824
82
$10,433,205  84 15 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
U 13
Statement of Revenue foe the First Six Months oe the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1925.
Service.
R
avenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1924.
00
00
00
00
00
00
Current Account—Continued.
$
6,718
17
16,421
1,220
5,058
657
$10,433,205 84
$        40,000
Department of Public Works :
70
1,500
50
20,000
65
4,000
14
10,000
90
15,000
90
Department of Railways :
$        00,500
00
$
1.815
35,438
30,094 88
$          4,000
60,000
00
00
00
54
54
400
$        64,400
00
$
4.284
33,398
37,254 08
$18,179,246
00
$10,500,554 80
Capital Account.
Refunds  of Capital  Expenditures:
$        95,000
00
00
12
85,000
75
$      ISO,000
00
37,682 87
$18,359,246
00
$10,538,237 67 U 14
Comptroller-General's Report.
1924
(E.)
(2.)
STATEMENT SHOWING THE EXPEND [TURE FOR THE FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1924.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1025.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure  for 6  Months
ended 30th September, 1924.
$ 3,800,733 08
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8-13
14-19
20-42
Current Account.
Public  Debt                                                  	
$2,224,497 04
$      125,500 00
254 91
$        14,680 00
6,851 93
Department of Agriculture :
$        6,371  85
16,992  65
1,471  23
1,310  63
66,559 01
43,288 11
109,563 94
246 55
$        13,160 00
38 540 00
3,180  00
4,970 00
102 7°4 00
Workshop and Shipping Office 	
90,130  00
145,750 00
Miscellaneous Grants, etc	
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50-52
53
54
55-60
61-66
67
68-69
70
71
72-84
85
87
88
89
90
91
92-93
94
95-96
97-98
99
100-104
105
106
*
Department of the Attorney-General :
$     398,454 00
$        6,163 81
11,354 33
5,518 04
3,819 00
245,803 97
$        13,740 00
24 960 00
12 840 00
9 230 00
10 00
7,190 00
17 340 00
3,552 71
4,539 86
9,991  37
920 37
2,318 94
58,592  10
27,308 94
139,834 09
31,247 87
9,930 57
6,780 30
61,843 23
237,000 00
26 200 00
2 800 00
4,900 00
175,396  00
74,664 00
472,465 00
116,850 00
28,700 00
30,490 00
159,000 00
466,880 00
" Mothers'  Pensions Act "—Administration  ....
Department of Education :
$  1,649,745  00
$      16,679 70
86,933 65
10,609 23
2,108 64
34,726 14
32,132 62
13,531  32
387,631 90
193,175 90
63,310 02
57,975  58
229,999 98
10 00
620,715 53
$        20,492 00
$     118,520 00
5,500 00
28,090. 00
84,960 00
84,565 00
33,600 00
1,505,000 00
683,000 00
School for the Deaf and the Blind	
240,000 00
86,000  00
460,000 00
10 00
$ 3,358,737 00
1,128,824 68
$4,226,948 06 15 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
U 15
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1925.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6  Months
ended 30th September, 1924.
14,300 00
40,120 00
10,690 00
54,020 00
110,422 00
6,800 00
20,000 00
19,500 00
490,300 00
40,000  00
813,052 00
18,090 00
12,780  00
10,840 00
5.700 00
37,790 00
9,008 00
63,338 OO
13,750
38,732
35,346
70,152
79,720
219,828 00
17,500 00
210,000 00
721,000 00
$ 1,406,028 00
12,065 00
16,930 00
40,750 00
15,640 00
13,420 00
153,000 00
251,805 00
12,610 00
15,320 00
27,930 00
107
10S
109
110
111
112
113
114
115-154a
155-159
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175-193
194
195
196
197
198
199-205
208
209
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of Finance :
Minister's Office 	
General Office  -	
Inspector   of   Trust   Companies,   Probate   and
Succession  Duties   	
Controlling and Audit Branch  	
Surveyor of Taxes 	
" Amusements Tax Act "—Operation 	
Bureau of Information	
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London,
England	
Government Agents and Assessors, etc	
Miscellaneous   Votes   	
Statutory   	
Department of Fisheries  	
Department  of Industries  	
Department of Labour :
General   Office   	
Minimum Wage Board 	
Employment Service 	
Factories  Inspection  	
Department of Lands :
Minister's   Office   	
General Office  (Salaries)  	
Lands Branch   (Salaries)  	
Survey Branch   (Salaries)	
Water Rights Branch (Salaries)  	
Forest Branch   (Salaries)   	
Temporary   Assistance   	
Expenses, General Office and Branches
Miscellaneous   Votes   	
Statutory and Special  Warrant 	
Department of Mines :
Minister's   Office   	
General Office	
Mines Inspection Branch 	
Bureau of Mines 	
Mine-rescue and Training Stations
Miscellaneous   Votes   	
Statutory   	
Department of the Provincial  Secretary
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Carried forward 	
$4,226,948
06
$
5,021
19,601
4,369
27,880
65,002
5,989
4,792
8,890
166,421
4,580
36
84
41
88
36
56
85
52
15
66
498
43
313,649
02
5,780
4,427
53
05
$
4,426
99
1,789
65
21,334
14
2,814
44
30,365
22
%
7,228
20,585
16,781
34.423
35,647
182,132
2,808
101,725
243,759
17
06
88
01
18
83
04
69
OS
10,603
96
655,695
80
$
5,732
9,867
15,722
7,771
5,279
62,659
15
71
31
01
55
62
1,491
20
108,523
55
$
5,383
8,003
01
44
$      13,476 45 $5,345,389 23 TT 16
Comptroller-General's Report.
1924
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1925.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1024.
$
27,930
00
95,240
00
210
20,460
00
211
9,990
00
212
10,500
00
213
621,828
00
214
-218
32,640
00
219
181,675
00
220
-221
89,500
00
222
30,550
00
223
12,680
00
224
485,150
00
225
-230
9,920
00
231
49,500
00
232
-234
10
00
235
138,500
00
230
-243
244
$
1,816,073
00
$
12,800
00
62,380
00
245
122,155
00
246
24,560
00
247
59,740
00
24S
62,455
oo
240
8,090
00
250
420
00
250a
2,281,641
00
251
196,238
00
252
253
$
2,830,479
oo
$
20,700
00
115,000
00
254
4,000
00
255
$
139,700
00
$16,699,194
08
$ 1,677,508 36
256
640,571 00
257
225,000 00
258
9,700 00
259
10,000 00
260
19,500 00
261
4,850 00
262
$ 2,587,219 36
$19,286,413 44
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued
Provincial Board of Health	
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  	
Steam-boiler Inspection  .........
" Electrical Energy Inspection Act " 	
Retiring Allowance, II. PI. Hobbis 	
Roads, Streets, Bridges, and Wharves ....
Steamboats,  Ferries,  and  Bridge-tenders
Department of Railways :
General Office 	
New Westminster Bridge  	
Freight Rates Traffic Bureau, Vancouver
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. ...
B.C. House, London, England—Mortgage 	
Songhees  Reserve 	
Lock-ups    	
Industrial and Subnormal Boys'  School 	
Statutory   	
$      13,476 43  $5,345,389 23
Capital Expenditures (charged to Income)
Total Expenditures  (charged to Income)   ..
47,236
85
0,187
05
4,438
14
4,783
49
180.450
93
6,008
07
53,358
30
28,550
81
7,781
21
500
64
209,480
87
4,664
17
22,288
32
85,563
71
332,203
16
1,009,982
07
$   5,906
41
30,642
53
57,513
03
13,086
17
14,205
75
19,340
10
1,859
54
210
00
1.237,208
26
41,016
17
1,420,987
96
$  10,034
00
111,928
90
1,500
00
123,462
96
67,899.822
22
445,941  21
302,328 49
204,488 40
2,425  00
2,170 37
10,100 23
673 54
068,127 24
1,867,949 46 15 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
U 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 80th SEPTEMBER, 1921.
Authority for Expenditure.
' P,.C.  Loan Act, 1919 " :
Section 7   (a)    	
' B.C.  Loan Act,  1922 " :
Section 6  («)	
Section 6  (6)	
Section 6  (c)  	
' B.C. Loan Act,  1923 " :
Section 6  (a)   	
Section 6  (6) 	
Section 6  (c)  	
Section 6  (<7)	
' B.C. Highway Loan Act, 1920 "	
' Department of Industries Act, 1019 "
' P.G.E. Construction Loan Act, 1920 "
; P.G.E. Construction Loan Act, 1921 "
■ B.C. University Loan Act, 1920 " :
Section 7  (1)   (6)  	
Section 7   (2)   (a)  and  (b)  	
Service.
Capital Account.
Roads and Bridges	
Public Buildings  	
Land Settlement Board 	
" Soldiers'   Land  Act,   1918 '
Land Settlement Board	
Roads and Bridges 	
Public Buildings	
'■ Soldiers'  Land   Act,   1918 '
Roads and Bridges 	
Industrial Development Fund....
Pacific Great Eastern Railway..
Pacific Great Eastern Railway-
University  Buildings  	
Townsite property at Point Grey..
Total Capital Expenditures
(Statutory)	
Expended  for  6  Months
ended 30th September, 1924.
168,165 02
40,000 00
3,233  64
$   135,000 00
590,415 61
50.359 95
64,788 85
678,734
53,233
41  SO
211.308 66
840,564 41
26,902 33
100,000 00
165 95
24,131  20
731,908 25
$1,935,172 06
VICTORIA, B.C.:
Printed by Charles F.  Banfield,, Printer to the King's Most Excellent  Majesty.
1924. 

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