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 KEPOET
OF  THE
Compteollee-Geneeal
OF THE province of
BRITISH COLU.MBIA
1926-192Y
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 Chables F. Banfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1927.  To His Honour Robert Randolph Bruce,
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 ol the " Audit Act," chapter 19,
R.S.B.C. 1924.
Respectfully submitted.
Treasury Department,
Victoria, January 10th, 1927.
j. d. Maclean,
Minister of Finance. Victoria, January 10th, 1927.
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 19, R.S.B.C. 1924,
as follows:—
(A.)  Statement of Treasury Board Overrulings (section 35).
(B.) Statement of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their
Appropriations (clause (6) of section 36).
(C.) Statement of Payments charged against the 1926-27 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 Nine
Months of the Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to 31st December, 1926
(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.
1926
.    (B.)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1926.
STATEMENT of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations from
1st April, 1925, to 31st March, 1926, and for which Overexpenditure the Sanction of
Parliament is required.
Vote
No.
2
4
20
42
46
48
54
56
59
61
63
64
71
72
73
74
75
77
78
S2
100
102
108
100
110
111
114
115
117
122
124
130
131
133
134
135
137
138
139
140
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
CURRENT ACCOUNT.
Legislation.
Legislation
Department of Agriculture.
Minister's  Office  	
Tubercular  Cattle—Compensation,   etc	
Services  hitherto   paid  from  Dominion  Government
Grant under " Agricultural Instruction Act "..
Department of the Attorney-General.
Insurance Branch 	
Municipal Branch 	
Legal  Offices Branch  	
Land Registry Office, Nelson 	
Land Registry Office, Vancouver 	
Supreme and County Courts, New Westminster	
Supreme and County Courts, Vancouver 	
Supreme and County Courts, Victoria 	
.Administration of " Motor-vehicle Act "  	
Summoning and Paying Witnesses 	
Grand and Petit Jurors 	
Prosecutions  and Interpreters   ,	
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries 	
Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs..
Bounties on Noxious Animals 	
Incidentals  and  Contingencies  	
Department of Education.
Grants to  Libraries	
Conveying Children to Central  Schools
Department of Finance.
General  Office   .'.	
Inspector of Trust  Companies,  Probate and  Succes
sion Duties 	
Controlling and Audit Branch 	
Surveyor of Taxes 	
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London, Eng
Alberni Agency 	
Ashcroft Sub-agency 	
Cumberland .Agency	
Fernie Agency 	
Kaslo   Agency   	
Lillooet  Sub-agency  	
Nanaimo Agency	
Nelson Agency 	
New Westminster Agency 	
Penticton  Agency  	
Pouce  Coupe Agency	
Prince George Agency 	
Prince Rupert Agency 	
Carried forward
$   127,500 00      $   130,043 00      $    2,543 00
13,410
00
13,596
66
186 66
35,000
00
37,400
65
2,400 65
24,500
00
26,287
83
1,787 83
11,350
00
11,966
36
616 36
7,260
00
7,330
46
70 46
4,920
00
4,924
30
4 30
14,580
00
15,008
98
428 08
50,072
00
50,522
37
450 37
4,050
00
- 4,215
02
165 02
29,880
00
30,584
93
704 93
24,950
00
25,044
96
94 96
38,820
00
43,471
18
4,651 18
38,500
00
42,326
82
3,826 82
36,000
00
38,566
35
2,566 35
51,000
00
54,981
66
3,981 66
. 11,000
00
11,527
49
527-49
11,000
00
11,733
62
733 62
71,500
00
76,-507
42
5,007 42
11,750
00
13,595
66
1,845 66
2,750
00
2,878
33
128 33
34,000
00
35,395
53
1,395 53
38,980
00
42,247
08
3,267 08
11,520
00
11,608
14
S8 14
50,580
00
51,306
61
726 61
127,758
00
144,281
59
16,523 59
17,600
00
23,917
89
6,317 89
7,600
00
9,160
01
1,560 01
3,900
00
4,788
98
888 98
14,100
00
16,084
00
1,984 00
5,780
00
6,055
17
275 17
10,270
00
10,965
08
695 08
6,155
00
6,744
77
589 77
15,800
00
16,473
22
673 22
18,590
00
20,259
58
1,669 58
25,158
00
27,303
09
2,145 09
18,200
00
18,907
23
707 23
7,000
00
7,024
12
24 12
23,850
00
24,258
60
408 60
23,640
00
26,016
21
2,376 21
$1,080,273 00      $1,165,310 95   I  $ 75,037 95 17 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
Unprovided Items in Expenditure for Fiscal Year—Continuea.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
141
144
146
147
148
150
151
153
154
155
160
182
203
209
210
211
212
215
223
224
227
229
234
240
245
247
254
CURRENT ACCOUNT—Continued.
Department of Finance—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Princeton Sub-agency 	
Revelstoke Agency 	
Smithers .Agency 	
Stewart   Sub-agency    _	
Telegraph Creek Agency	
Vernon  Agency  	
Victoria  Assessor    _  	
Wilmer Sub-agency  	
Sundry   Sub-agencies   	
Printing Public Accounts, Estimates, etc	
Bureau of Information and Department of Industries
Department of Lands.
Water Surveys	
Department of Mines.
" Mineral Survey and Development Act," Supplemen
tary   	
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
General  Office   	
Provincial Board of Health 	
Provincial Library and Archives 	
" Public  Libraries  Act "   	
Mental Hospital, Essondale  _	
Administration of " Infants .Act "	
Provincial Home for Incurables	
In Aid of Destitute Poor and Sick	
Burial of Indigent Persons 	
Registration of Voters 	
Contingencies and Incidentals	
Department of Public Works.
Administration   	
Maintenance of Government House and Grounds 	
Department of Railways.
Fraser River Bridge, New Westminster	
1,080,273
00
$1,155,310
95
$ 75,037 95
2,870
00
3,354
82
484 82
12,900
00
13,334
79
434 79
16,600
00
17,554
73
954 73
2,730
00
2,968
54
238 54
2,820
00
3,155
16
335 16
15,900
00
17,254
99
1,354 99
20,300
00
22,186
05
1,886 05
2,350
00
2,441
17
91 17
5,100
00
5,379
60
279 66
3,000
00
3,250
00
250 00
20,000
00
20,636
34
636 34
15,000
00
15,037
99
37 99
40,000
00
43,190
91
3,190 91
15,710
00
16,158
02
448 02
108,000
00
109,626
55
1,626 55
21,650
00
21,781
34
131 34
11,350
00
11,630
95
280 95
340,204
00
382,318
37
42,114 37
30,550
00
30,615
46
65 46
19,060
00
24,879
14
5,819 14
77,000
00
78,200
54
1,200 54
3,000
00
3,191
89
101 89
10,000
00
10,292
86
292 36
25,000
00
25,140
36
140 36
56,670
00
57,259
41
589 41
23,475
00
25,602
06
2,127 06
46,600
00
47,231
29
631 29
$2,028,112
00
$2,168,983
84
$140,871 84 V 8
Comptroller-General's Eeport.
1926
(C.)
a
STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS CHARGED AGAINST THE 1926-27 APPROPRIATIONS
,      WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE PERIOD OF THE ACCOUNT.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
33
92
2
75
1
50
65
18
5
75
10
00
2
94
10
00
50
14
56
10
4
20
3
oo
5
80
1
20
1
16
80
27
25
50
00
87
00
24
00
3
90
18
11
4
70
23
81
91
55
18
00
4
80
100
00
177
62
12
00
27
00
10
20
24
05
25
00
1,250
00
7
57
98
50
125
00
8
75
11
90
10
00
25
00
160
00
2
40
265
00
17
00
12
00
31
50
1
00
11
25
4
75
2
00
16
75
3
50
4
32
3
35
4
16
6
72
5
55
150
00
9
14
15
17
20
21
25
42a
42a
46
60
59
61
63
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
66
66
69
70
70
70
70
70
70
70
70
70
71
71
73
75
9.9
108
109
111
111
111
111
111
111
111
111
118
135
140
175
175
175
185
Dec, 1925 	
March, 1926 	
Jan., 1925-Jan., 1926 ...
March, 1926 	
Jan.-March,  1926 	
Feb.-March,  1926 	
March,   1926   	
Feb.-March,  1926  	
March, 1926 	
Feb.-March,  1926  	
June,  1925  	
March, 1926 	
Jan., 1926 	
March, 1926 	
Sept.,  1925  ,	
March, 1926 	
Jan.,   1926	
Oct., 1925 	
Feb., 1926 	
April, 1925-March, 1926
Oct., 1925 	
Sept.-Oct., 1925 	
Oct., 1925	
March, 1926 	
Oct., 1925 	
Sept.,   1925 	
Feb., 1926	
Jan.-Feb., 1926 	
March, 1926 	
Nov.,   1925   	
Jan.,  1926 	
Nov.,   1925   ._	
Nov.,   1925  	
Nov.,   1925   	
March, 1925-Jan., 1926..
March, 1926	
April, 1925-March, 1926
Sept., 1925-March, 1926.
Oct., 1925	
March, 1926 	
March, 1926 	
Jan., 1926 	
April-Sept., 1925	
Feb., 1926 	
Dec,   1925  	
Dec, 1925-March, 1926
May, 1925-March, 1926
Aug., 1925-March, 1926..
Sept., 1925 	
Feb.-March,  1926 	
Oct., 1925 	
March, 1926 	
Sept-Dec,   1925  	
June-Dec, 1925 	
Feb., 1926 	
Jan., 1926 	
March, 1926 	
Jan.-Feb.,  1926	
Feb., 1926 	
Nov.,  1925 	
Columbian  Co.,  Ltd.   	
Fleming, Edgar 	
Fraser Valley Record 	
Watkins Garage, Ltd	
Page and Offord  	
■Fairbairn, Geo	
Can. Nat. Telegraphs 	
Peebles Motors, Ltd	
Bird,  J	
Shillam's Garage 	
Holberg,  Anna 	
Isbister, John 	
Rose, Wm	
B.C. Telephone Co	
B.C. Telephone Co	
B.C. Telephone Co	
Hewitt, G. H., Co	
Scott,  Joseph	
Petersen, Capt.,K.	
Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., Ltd
Ewing,  G. L	
Duncan Garage, Ltd	
I.X.L. Motors	
Scott's Service Station 	
Pitt,  Thos.,  Ltd	
Crofton,  A. G	
King's  Printer  	
Burgoyne, R. A	
Spencer, D., Ltd	
Wilson, Allan  _	
City Cartage & Transfer	
Weaver,   Wm _	
Pay-list   	
Muirhead, C. D	
Ritchie, J. A	
British  Consul-General 	
Jay, Geo	
Conway, John 	
Stone, A. W	
Stuart, A. J	
Rivers, H	
Smith, O	
Engeman,  F.   W	
B.C. Telephone Co	
P.G.E,   Rly.   Co	
Mellor,  F	
Williams,   Geo.	
Duncan, W. A. S .....
Hansen, K _	
Wood, H. N	
Stevens, F. W	
Smith, J. A	
McColI, G.  P	
Engeman,   F.  W	
Penticton Herald  ,
Cariboo Observer 	
Arrow Lakes News 	
Grand Forks Sun	
Multigraph Sales Co., Ltd	
Simpson,   R .'•	
Ad., " Pound District Act "
Developing and printing ....
Subscription   	
Gas and repairs 	
Repairs    ,	
Inspection of cattle 	
Telegrams   	
Storage   	
Salary and M.O. fee 	
Supplies,   etc	
Expenses   	
Expenses   	
Expenses   	
Tolls 	
Tolls 	
Tolls  _	
Numbering-machine, etc	
Salary 	
Launch-hire 	
Ground-rent ._	
Flash-light 	
Gasolene,  etc	
Gasolene,  etc	
Gasolene,  etc	
Gasolene and repairs  ....
Board  	
Stationery	
Allowance   	
Supplies  	
Witness fees and expenses..
Transportation of witnesses
Witness fees and expenses._
Rex. v.  F.  Phillips et al	
Canoe-hire    _ j...
Counsel fees  	
Re Milo Eggers  	
Fees earned 	
Allowance as S.M	
Meals    :.	
Fees and expenses 	
Bounty	
Stenographic  services   	
Clerk of Works 	
Tolls	
Furniture  '.	
Services  at  Arena  	
Commission	
Commission  	
Commission   	
Commission  	
Commission	
Commission	
Commission   	
Janitors' supplies 	
Advertising    ._	
Advertising   	
Advertising	
Advertising   	
Ribbons	
Salary   	 17 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Eeport.
V 9
Statement of Payments charged against 1926-27 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
191
191
191
191
191
202
203
208
208
210
210
210
21.0
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
210
215
222
224
227
227
227
246
246
246
246
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
251
251
251
251
Feb.-March, 1926 	
Feb.-March, 1926 	
Jan.-March,   1926  	
March, 1926 	
Jan.-March, 1926	
March, 1926 	
Oct., 1925-March, 1926..
March, 1926 	
June,  1925  	
July, 1925-March, 1926
July, 1925-Feb., 1926	
Oct., 1925-March, 1926..
Nov., 1925-March, 1926.
Oct., 1925-March, 1926..
Jan.-March, 1926	
Feb.-March, 1926	
March, 1926...:	
Sept., 1925-March, 1926.
June, 1925-March, 1926.
Feb., 1926	
Oct., 1925-Jan., 1926	
Oct., 1925-Feb., 1926	
Oct., 1925-March, 1926..
Oct., 1924	
Dec, 1925-March, 1926..
March, 1926	
March, 1926	
Dec, 1925-March, 1926..
Feb., 1026 _	
Jan.-March, 1926	
Nov., 1925-March, 1926.
Jan., 1926	
March, 1926	
Sept.-Oct, 5.925.....	
Dec, 1925-March, 1926..
May, Oct., 1925	
March, 1926	
Jan., 1924-rtDec, 1925	
Dec, 1925-March, 1926..
March, 1926	
March, 1926	
Nov., 1925	
Nov., 1925	
Dec,1925	
Dec,  1921	
Nov., 1925	
Oct., 1925 -	
Feb.-March, 1926 ,	
Nov., 1925	
Oct.-Nov., 1925	
March, 1926	
1925	
April, 1925	
March, 1926	
April, 1925-March, 1926.
Dec,1925	
Nov.-Dec, 1925....	
Nov., 1925 :	
Jan.-Feb., 1920	
Dec, 1925	
March, 1926	
May-Sept., 1925	
April, 1925	
April, 1925	
Observer Printshop 	
Creston Review 	
Grand Forks Sun 	
Canada Skandinaven	
Maple Ridge Gazette 	
Hudson's Bay Co	
Capital Motors	
Wrigley Directories, Ltd	
Macdougall, J. W. B	
Thorn, Dr. J. B  .'	
Menzies, Dr. A. M	
Large, Dr. R. G	
Hoops, Dr. S. E. Mostyn 	
Bryant and Lundahl, Drs.	
Palmer, Dr. G	
Stuart, Dr. A. J	
Hudson,  Dr.  I.  B	
Nash, Dr. A.  C	
MacKenzie,  Dr.   H.  H	
Watson,  Dr.  W.  A	
Briggs, Dr. Tillman A	
Sandilands, Dr. J	
Vancouver  General  Hospital	
Mills, Estate of Wm	
Fisher & Burpe, Ltd	
Truax, Dr. W	
Roll,  Ernest  	
Zander, E	
Traynor,  Dr.   S	
Thompson & Cowie 	
Cheeseman, Dr. G. A	
Hawkins & Hayward	
Pendray & Sons, W. J., Ltd	
B.C. Electric Rly. Co., Ltd	
Sheret, Andrew, Ltd	
Chandler, F. W	
A. L.  Supply Co	
Beitush,  R. _.	
Buchanan,  G.   O	
Burnaby   Corporation  	
Clough, Wm	
Cranbrook Foundry  	
Cranbrook Sash & Door 	
C.N.P. Lumber Co., Ltd	
Elk Creek Water Works Co., Ltd.
Foster, J. E	
Gillett,   J	
Haney Garage, Ltd	
Howe & McNulty 	
Kimberley Hardware Co	
Lowe,  R	
McGeachy,  E.   C	
McMeekin's Grocery 	
National Machinery Co	
North Cowichan Municipality....
Otis-Staples Lumber Co	
Parkin & Ward Electric Co	
Philpott, Evitt & Co., Ltd	
Silverdale Machine Shops 	
Taylor Bros. ._	
White Pine Lumber Co	
Wilkerson,  F. R	
Witt, A. H	
Pay-list   	
Advertising  	
Advertising	
Advertising  	
Advertising  	
Advertising	
Board 	
Storage on car 	
1925 B.C. Directory 	
Travelling expenses 	
Fees   	
Fees   	
Fees   	
Fees   	
Grant re dental clinic ....
Fees   	
Fees   	
Fees    _	
Fees   	
Fees   	
Fees   	
Fees    _	
Fees   	
Gas  	
Room and board 	
Supplies  	
Fee  	
Honour-money    	
Relief attendant 	
Fees   	
Provisions   	
Fees   	
Flash-light  bulbs   	
Soft soap 	
Light   	
Supplies' 	
Developing and printing
Nails  :	
Rental of shed 	
Lumber    	
Maintenance of roads ....
Grease,  etc	
Ironwork   	
Lumber    	
Nails,   etc	
Wood pipe 	
Collision claim  	
Boat-hire   	
Supplies  	
Lanterns,  etc	
Supplies  	
Travelling expenses  	
Balance  camp  board bill
Supplies   '.	
Freight   	
Refund  a/c secondary  roads
Lumber	
Lights on  wharf  	
Coal   	
Machine-work   	
Gasolene,  etc	
Lumber	
Canoe Crossing Road No. 8
Labour, Sayward Road 	
Fitzgerald Bridge 	
20 OO
22 50
32 50
20 00
30 00
10 00
21 00
15 00
61 75
246 00
61 00
76 00
23 00
107 35
125 00
21 00
73 00
50 00
324 00
52 50
.- *247 00
209 00
90 00
84 00
170 36
5 00
5 00
55 00
50 00
21 00
175
2
7
1
9
1
10 14
30 00
1,917 71
506 85
48
38 00
9 05
53 64
6 00
40 00
25 00
101 30
5 50
35 05
156 35
170 39
4 50
127 82
1,524 35
62 36
163 40
80 60
15 00
25 10
86 83
400 00
5 25
841 00
00
16
00
70
44
75 V 10
Comptroller-General's Report.
1926
Statement of Payments charged against 1926-27 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
251
Dec,1925	
March, 1926
$          9 00
252
C.P. Rly. Co 	
1 93
252
Feb., 19^6	
Nov., 1925.
5  60
253
2 75
253
5  50
261
Jan-March, 1926-.
City of Victoria 	
°,699 54
Stat.
March, 1926
62 36
Stat.
Dec, 1925—
°0 29
Stat.
July, 1925	
C.P.  Express Co	
CN.  Express Co	
1  10
Stat.
July, 1925-
3 33
Stat.
Nov., 1925	
107 89
Stat.
March, 1926         . .
Meat      	
11  00
Stat.
March, 1926         . ..
Palmer, A. B., & Co., Ltd	
2,525 80
Stat.
March, 1926          	
Cartmell, H	
16 85
Stat.
Jan.-March, 1926	
March, 1926         	
533 18
Stat.
Canadian Ingersoll-Rand Co., Ltd.
93 25
Stat.
Feb., 1926	
72 27
Stat.
March, 1926	
McLennan, McFeely & Co., Ltd.
Hopp, John 	
92  15
Stat.
Sept., 1921	
Balance due on agreement....
121  09
t
$18,580 96 17 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 11
CD.)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL WARRANTS ISSUED BETWEEN THE SESSIONS OF
1925 AND 1926.
Date of
Approval.
No. of
Warrant.
Service.
Amount of
Warrant.
Expenditure.
Feb. 22, 1926 ..
March 1, 1926
March 16, 1926
March 31, 1926
March
31,
1926 ....
21
March
31,
1926 ....
21
March
31,
1926 ....
21
March
31,
1926 ....
21
March
31,
1926 ....
21
March
31,
1926 ....
21
March
31,
1926 ....
21
March 31, 1926
March 5, 1926 	
17
March 5, 1926
17
Jan..  28,  1926  	
11
March 5, 1926 	
16
March 31, 1926 ....
23
March 31, 1926 ....
23
March 2, 1926 	
15
March 31, 1926 ....
22
Feb. 27, 1926 .      .
13
March 16, 1926 	
19
12
14
18
20
21
TO   MEET  EXPENDITURE  FOR   THE   FISCAL
YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1926.
Department of Agriculture.
Minister's  Office  	
Grants to settlers in aid of purchase of stumping-
powder ....
Inspection of imported and exported horticultural
and field products  —	
Grants to settlers in aid of purchase of stumping-
powder 	
Department of the Attorney-General.
Insurance Branch  .'	
Summoning and paying witnesses 	
Grand and Petit Jurors	
Prosecutions and Interpreters	
Coroners'  inquests and inquiries 	
Constitutional litigation and general law costs 	
Bounties on noxious animals, salaries and expenses
of Game Conservation Board and game propagation, etc _	
Incidentals and contingencies 	
Department of Finance.
Operation of the " Amusements Tax Act" 	
Sundry Sub-agencies  ■	
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
Mental Hygiene Commission 	
Contingencies and incidentals 	
Mental Home (Saanich), Colquitz 	
In aid of destitute poor and sick, etc	
Department of Public Works.
Grant to the Municipality of Saanich 	
Maintenance of Government House and Grounds..
Capital Account.
United Church of Canada Act"—.Advance to Secretary of Commission for expenses 	
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "—Southern Okanagan
Project	
500 00
3,500 00
1,000 00
1,500 00
2,600 00
13,500 00
16,000 00
16,000 00
2,000 00
1,000 00
19,000 00
1,760 00
2,000 00
600 00
5,000 00
5,000 00
2,000 00
4,000 00
2,906 80
2,800 00
500 00
22,000 00
500 00
3,500 00
152 91
1,490 00
2,600 00
13,500 00
16,000 00
16,000 00
2,000 00
1,000 00
19,000 00
1,750 00
1,830 05
600 00
5,000 00
4,000 00
2,906 80
2,800 00
300 00
19,559 00
$125,156 80
$114,688 76 V 12
Comptroller-Gener.al;s Eeport.
1926
Statement of Special Warrants, 1925 and 192(5—Continued.
Date of
Approval.
No. of
Warrant.
Service.
Amount of
Warrant.
Expenditure.
TO   MEET  EXPENDITURE   FOR   THE   FISCAL
YEAR ENDING 31st MARCH,  1927.
Department of Agriculture.
July 19, 1926
Aug. 16, 1926
_
$ 10,000 00
$    7,177 72
6
10,000 00
10,000 00
Department of Lands.
April 29, 1926
4
Katharine    Sterling—Reimbursement    of   amount
paid for encroachment on Lot 15, Bk.  4, D.L.
7
700 00
2,240 00
700 00
Oct. 4, 192-6 	
Bella Coola—Purchase of 44.8 acres for purposes
2,240 00
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
April 7, 1926 	
1
Mental Hygiene  Commission  	
5,000 00
4,047 74
Department of Public Works.
April 29, 1926 	
2
Grant   to   B.C.   Spruce   Mills,   Ltd.,   re   work   on
3
5,000 00
600 00
5,000 00
April 27, 1926 	
Gratuity to Mr. H. J. S. Muskett on retirement....
600 00
Capital Account.
Nov. 4, 1926 	
8
" United Church of Canada Act "—Advance to Sec-
300 00
300 00
$  33,840 00
$  30,065 46 17 Geo. 5
comptroller-General's Eeport.
V 13
(E.)
(1.)
STATEMENT  SHOWING THE  REVENUE  FOR THE  FIRST  NINE  MONTHS  OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1926.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1927.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st December, 1926.
22,500 00
500 00
10,000 00
33,000 00
50,000 00
3,000 00
186,000 00
1,500,000 00
'50,000 00
90,000 00
325,000 00
80,000 00
730,000 00
170,000 00
21,000 00
15,000 00
30,000 00
40,000 00
$ 3,290,000 00
3,200 00
12,000 00
350 00
15,550 00
29,151 06
190,000 00
419,665 60
100,000 00
738,816 66
275,000 00
225,000 00
600,000 00
3,750,000 00
19,080 00
670,000 00
$  6,277,896 66
_    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 1	
" Game Act "—Fees, licences, etc	
" Government Liquor Act:
Sec.   11—Permits   	
Sec 117 (2)—Re mothers' pensions	
Sec.  118 (1) (a)—Share of profits	
| Sec. 118 (1) (6)—Re hospitals and institutions
" Insurance .Act "—Licences  taxes, fees,  etc	
Companies Branch—Registration fees	
Land Registry fees ,
Law stamps	
" Motor-vehicle Act " :
Annual licences  (except motor-cycles)	
Registration fees, etc	
" Moving Pictures Act "—Fees	
Sheriffs' fees	
Trade licences	
Miscellaneous receipts	
Department of Education :
Teachers' examinations and certificates
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 tax	
|     Gasolene-tax 	
Income-tax and personal-property tax	
Interest:
" Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act "
Miscellaneous  	
Carried forward 	
17,109 18
623 25
8,714 63
$
26,447 06
$
78,970
49
174,890
63
76,445
00
280,048
71
598,849
85
179,654
96
31,602
13
59,708
62
279,870
78
65,993
65
662,534
83
161,927
13
11,954
17
10,079
17
15,445
00
10,038
44
2,698,013 56
$
2,305
00
12,000
00
188
50
14,403 50
$     14,575 53
95,000 00
209,832 80
50,000 00
$   369,408 33
193,722 26
142,200 12
1,794 25
558,955  69
3,918,422 12
19,083 82
241,509 22
$5,445,095 81  $  2,738,954 12 V 14
Comptroller-General's Eeport.
1926
Statement of Revenue for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscai, Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1927.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st December, 1926.
$ 6,277,896 66
1,150,000 00
Current Account—Continued.
$5,445,095
1,664,335
755,851
394,670
105,415
42,812
2,684
741
8,337
472,054
439,682
81
08
81
17
00
79
78
98
22
■58
66
$ 2,738,954 12
Department of Finance—\Continued.
Land-taxes :
990,000 00
300,000 00
170,000 00
Poll-tax 	
65,000 00
5,000 00
Races-tax—Administration   fees	
1,000 00
12,000 00
Rural district school taxesf	
760,000 00
35,000 00
Trust  deposits   reverted   to   the   Crown—Intestate   and
60,000 00
44,259
4,259
74
18
350,000 00
Department of Fisheries :
Fishing and cannery licences	
$10,175,896 66
9,380,200 80
$        35,000 00
42,183 50
Department of Labour:
$          1,000 00
542 50
Department of Lands :
Grazing rentals, leases, and fees	
$     15,147 43
82,528 82
196,252 27
8,489 94
53,534 55
860,977 39
1,379,400 52
467,482 16
80,292 66
5,053 36
$        19,000 00
115,000 00
250,000 00
12,000 00
100,000 00
Timber leases	
1,250,000 00
1,700,000 00
550,000 00
100,000 00
11,000 00
Miscellaneous receipts	
Legislation :
$ 4,107,000 00
3,149,159 10
$          2,000 00
3,010 50
Department of Mines :
Bureau of Mines	
$           556
58,743
385
97,500
93
05
oo
10
$          1,000 00
60,000 00
^
1,000 00
Miners' examinations and certificates	
110,000 00
Department of the Provincial Secretary:
King's Printer  (net profits)	
$     172,000 00
157,185 08
$        70,000 00
20,000 00
$     16,751
5,107
1,228
00
37
00
5,500 00
4,000 00
Miscellaneous receipts	
$        99,500 00
23,086 37
$15,494,321 97
f To be transferred at the close of the fiscal year to credit of Vote 106. 17 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 15
Statement of Revenue for the First Nine Months of the Present FIscai. Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1927.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st December, 1926.
25,000 00
3,000 00
10,000 00
15,000 00
$        53,000 00
4,000 00
76,000 00
400  00
80,400 00
$18,064,340 66
400,000 00
95,000  00
$    495,000 00
$18,559,346 66
Current Account-—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of Public Works :
Ferry   tolls	
Government property sold..
Wharfage and dock dues....
Miscellaneous  receipts	
Department of Railways :
Inspection fees	
New Westminster Bridge tolls..
Miscellaneous   receipts	
Total,   Current Account..
Capital Account.
Refunds of Capital Expenditures :
Charged to Income	
Charged to Loans	
Total, Capital Account..
Total Revenue 	
$15,494,321 97
$     21,832 55
1,782 38
5,764 80
1,174 15
2,872 95
50,752 25
4,408 19
32,255 97
30,553 88
53,625 20
15,578,501 05
6,664 16
. $15,645,165 21 V 16
Comptroller-General's Eeport.
1926
■  .     (E,)
(2.)
STATEMENT SHOWING THE EXPENDITURE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1926.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1927.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1926.
$  3,526,293 42
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8-13
14-19
20
21-42E
Current Account.
Public Debt' 	
  $
2,772,776 50
$     127,500 00
1,557 14
$        14,680 00
10,391 91
Department of Agriculture :
$     10,117 04
23,812 62
2,135 79
1,899 22
69,039 41
70,511 98
8,794 72
179,923 65
2,150 47
$        12,910 00
35,030 00
General Office  ,	
2,880 00
3,770  00
103,850 00
Horticultural Branch	
100,820 00
14,810 00
166,250 00
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50-52
53
54-59
60^64
65
66
67-^8
69
70-76
80
81
82
83
84
85-86
87
88-89
90-91
99
100-104
105
106
Department of the Attorney-General:
$     440,320 00
$        8,736 73
17,413 16
9,460 42
8,382 37
10 00
5,555 73
8,983 45
17,075 81
1,859 78
100,137 10
45,685 80
290,557 34
31,869 15
39,274 30
14,165 16
531,749 76
368,384 90
$        13,120 00
25,510 00
General Office 	
11,980 00
8,980 00
10 00
7,140 00
12,920 00
26,000 00
2,830 00
Sheriffs' Offices 	
147,432 00
70,032 00
501,839 00
Supreme and County Courts 	
37,840 00
88,326 00
County Gaols	
27,630 00
Girls' Industrial School 	
165,760 00
Department of Education :
General Office 	
$ 1,147,349 00
$     18,607 71
61,188 55
■6,782 29
25,975 26
59,363 42
51,342 76
18,463 80
1,063,316 54
326,555 70
151,922 64
■56.282 37
397.499 r.S
372.087 17
1,130,916 06
$        31,282 00
95,180 00
Free Text-book Branch 	
15,760 OO
47,450 00
Industrial Education 	
84,320 00
70,510 00
32,900 00
School for the Deaf and the Blind	
1,530,000 00
Per Capita Grants 	
660,000 00
Teachers'  Salaries 	
175,000 00
School  Buildings  	
77,700 00
Miscellaneous  Votes  	
530,000 00
10 00
Rural District School Taxes" 	
$ 3,350,112 00
$
2,609,388 10
6,893,414  70
1 To be credited with collections of Rural School Taxes at close of fiscal year. 17 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Report.
V 17
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Coma.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1927.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1926.
107
108
109
110
111
112
113-153
154-160B
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward	
 $
6,893,414  70
$        11,100 00
32,140 00
Department of Finance:
$        9,885 81
29,7«4 30
7,050 32
39,005 80
66,498 97
8,993 13
307,735 37
29,169 52
32,751 87
General Office    	
10,510 00
Inspector   of   Trust   Companies,   Probate   and
50,640 00
81,180 00
14,000 00
466 252 00
Agent-General's Office, and B.C. House, London,
64,495 00
Miscellaneous Votes 	
Statutory  .,	
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176-193A
Department of Fisheries	
Department of Labour :
$      730,317  00
530,855 09
$        17,890 00
10,980 21
$        1,125 00
11,944 13
3,849 32
34,299 84
5,301 45
$             420 00
15 790 00
5,880 00
41,380 00
Employment  Service	
8,648 00
Department of Lands :
Minister's Office	
$        72,118 00
$        9,329 20
24,899 00
23,242 42
48,799 88
50,067 69
189,526 72
5,597 35
400 00
145,214 79
355,106 87
3,113 60
56,519 74
$        13,750 00
34,332 00
32,504 00
65 080 00
74,970 00
238 569 00
17 500 00
600  00
200,000 00
610,000 00
194
195
196
197
198
199-205
Department of Mines :
$  1,287,305 00
$        8,833 61
14,369 95
25,477 31
12,179 49
8,051 18
147,470 97
2,000 00
855,297 52
$        12,065 00
16,890 00
40,810 00
17,060 00
13,420 00
175 500 00
208
209
210
211
Department of the Provincial Secretary :
$      275,745 00
$        1,270 53
11,640 03
75,206 86
14,973 06
218,382 51
$        12,700 00
15 860 00
105,290 00
21,510 00
Carried forward 	
$      155,360  00
$   103,090 48 $
8,565,449 77 V 18
Comptroller-General's Eeport.
1926
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1927.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1926.
$
155,360
00
11,710
00
212
10,590
00
213
614,356
00
214
-218
33,460
00
219
205,760
00
220
-221
85,680
00
222
32,180
00
223
5,478
00
224
327,450
00
225
-229
8,860
00
230
41,000
00
231
-232
10
00
233
95,000
00
234
-240
$
1,626,894
00
$
11,930
00
244
59,580
00
245
117,415
00
246
24,625
00
247
57,330
00
248
15,000
00
249
420
00
250
2,087,500
00
251
272,543
00
252
253
134,500
00
$
2,780,843
00
$
22,310
00
254
38,040
00
255
$
60,350
00
$i
5,457,716
42
$  1,472,435 61
907,200 00
350,000 00
59,700 00
$ 2,789,335 61
$18,247,052 03
256
257
258
259-262
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward	
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Continued.
" Public Libraries Act " 	
Provincial Museum 	
Mental Hospitals	
Provincial Home, Kamloops 	
Tranquille Sanatorium and Farm 	
Boys' Industrial 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   j
" Electrical  Energy  Inspection  Act "  (
Retiring Allowance, H. II. Hobbis 	
Roads, Bridges,' Wharves, etc	
Steamboats, Ferries, and Bridge-tenders 	
Repairs,   etc.,   Government   Buildings   through
out the Province 	
Special Warrant 	
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)   .
$   103,090 48 $ 8,565,449 7.
8,984 31
6,848 11
422,551 20
18,405 15
128.736 91
46,043 22
18,301 58
4,472 30
382,989 43
6,490 52
34,161 03
85,644 85
385,064 61
! 8,672 30
45,377 46.
77,522 23
24,007 73
37,460 67
40,884 89
315 00
1,625,700 07
158,020 65
48,497 93
5,000 00
$      15,419 90
35,740 08
1,651,783 70
2,071,458 93
51,159 98
$12,339,852 38
$1,327,305 61
453,651 25
340,000 00
47,546 75
43,372 20
2,211,875 81
$14,551,728 19 17 Geo. 5
Comptroller-General's Eeport.
V 19
(E.)
(3.)
STATEMENT SHOWING EXPENDITURES AND ADVANCE'S OUT OF MONEYS RAISED
BY LOAN UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR SPECIFIC
PURPOSES, 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1926.
Authority for Expenditure.
Service.
Expended for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1926.
' B.C. Loan Act, 1920 " :
Section 7 (a)	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1921 " :
Section 6 (d) 	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1922 " :
Section 6  (a) __	
' B.C. Loan Act,  1923 " :
Section 6   (c)	
Section 6 {il)	
1 B.C. Loan Act, 1924 " :
Section 6  (a)	
Section 6  (ft)	
' B.C.  Loan Act,  1925 " :
Section 6 (a)	
Section 6  (6)	
Section 6  (o)	
' B.C. University Loan Act, 1020
Section 7  (1)   (a)	
Section 7  (1)   (6)	
Capital Account.
Land Settlement Board .......
" Soldiers' Land Act,  1918 "	
Public Buildings	
Public Buildings.	
" Soldiers'  Land Act,   1918 "	
Land Settlement Board	
Highways and Bridges	
Highways and Bridges _	
Land Settlement Board	
" Soldiers'  Land  Act,   1918 "	
University  Endowment  Lands  Adminis
tration. Account	
University   Buildings	
$     87,024 12
11,866 85
$     20,000 00
11,166 47
$1,601,569 05
50,000 00
17,107 58
280,000 00
130,058 94
£ 23,000 00
10,000 00
34.094 19
98,890 97
31,166 47
1,668,676 63
410,058 94
$2,277,887 20
VICTORIA, B.C.:
Printed by Charles F.  Banfield,  Printer to the King's Most Excellent  Majesty.
1027. 

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