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 EEPORT
Comptroller-General
OF  THE   PROVINCE   OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
1930-1931
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. Baxfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1931.
■m  To His Honour Eobekt 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 of the " Audit Act," chapter 19,
R.S.B.C. 1924.
Respectfully submitted.
J. W. JONES,
Minister of Finance.
Department, of Finance,
Victoria, February 11th, 1931. Victoria, February 11th, 1931.
Hon. J. W. Jones,
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 (5) of section 36).
(C.)  Statement of Payments charged against the 1930-31 Appropriations which
did not occur within the Period of the Account.
(D.)  Statement of Special Warrants issued (subsection (4) of section 24).
. (E.)   Statement showing the Revenue and Expenditure for the First  Nine
Months of the Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to 31st December, 1930
(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,
J. A. CRAIG, C.A.,
Comptroller-General. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT.
(A.)
TREASURY BOARD OVERRULING S.
mi. Y 6
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
(B.)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1930.
STATEMENT of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations from
1st April, 1929, to 31st March, 1930, and for which Overexpenditure the Sanction of
Parliament is required.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
7
21
22
23
24
33
54
55
58
59
60
65
67
69
75
86
91
93
96
97
98b
08c
98g
116
130
140
142
145
153
155
S.W.I
and 2
161
163
168
CURRENT ACCOUNT.
Premier's Office.
Premier's Office 	
Department op Agriculture.
Statistics   	
Tubercular Cattle—Compensation, etc	
Automobiles and Accessories, etc	
Agricultural Fairs, etc	
Farmers'  Institutes, etc	
Services hitherto paid by Dominion Government under
" Agricultural Instruction Act "	
British Boys' Farm Settlement 	
DeparTjMent of the Attorney-General.
General Office 	
Companies and Insurance Branch 	
Censor of Moving Pictures 	
Sheriffs' Offices 	
Official Guardian 	
Girls' Industrial School 	
Administration ot Justice 	
Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs	
Department oe Education.
Free Text-book Branch 	
Conveying Children to Central Schools	
Department or Finance.
Minister's Office 	
Inspector of Trust Companies, Probate and Succession Duties 	
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London,
England    	
Government Agents and Assessors, etc	
Printing Public Accounts, etc	
Interest on Suitors' Funds Deposits, etc	
Bureau of Information and Department of Industries
Department of Lands.
Water Surveys 	
Department of Mines.
Minister's Office 	
Advertising, Conventions, Incidentals, and Contingencies    	
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
Minister's Office	
Provincial Board of Health	
Administration of " Infants Act "	
Grants to Hospitals and Charities	
Saanich Secession Inquiry	
Department of Public Works.
Administration    -	
Government House 	
Electrical Energy Inspection 	
$18,832.00
3,670.00
20,000.00
8,000.00
77,750.00
16,000.00
29,672.00
1,000.00
25,420.00
23,130.00
12,655.00
30.06S.00
2,985.00
28,865.00
94,350.00
25,000.00
$19,798.51
3,712.09
22,908.60
8,104.76
77,776.25
16,482.76
29,829.53
1,001.11
25,479.35
23,564.35
12,768.36
31,286.83
2,993.98
29,985.07
101,540.05
35,163.19
$966.51
42.09
2,908.60
104.76
26.25
482.76
157.53
1.11
59.35
434.35
113.36
1,218.83
10.98
1,120.07
7,190.05
10,163.19
86,980.00
57,000.00
87,363.34
62,370.70
383.34
5.370.70
13,330.00
13,482.23
152.23
11,060.00
11,354,73
294.73
4.920.00
595,914.75
8,000.00
2,000.00
17,300.00
5,523.27
600,542.26
11,842.28
2,429.17
17,780.20
603.27
4,627.51
3,842.28
429.17
480.20
35,000.00
35,134.82
134.82
12,185.00
12,455.92
270.92
11,000.00
11,054.85
54.85
11,300.00
123,994.00
■5,610.00
660,000.00
11,357.35
124,636.18
5,990.74
698,587.41
57.35
642.18
380.74
38,587.41
3,247.82
3,256.82
9.00
303,618.00
36,003.00
7,834.00
319,609.05
38,097.20
10,651.31
15,991.05
2,094.20
2,817.31
$2,423,693.57    I   $2,525,916.62    I   $102,223.05 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Y 7
(C.)
STATEMENT  OF PAYMENTS  CHARGED AGAINST  1930-31  APPROPRIATIONS
WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE PERIOD  OF THE ACCOUNT.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
2
8
12
16
21
21
26
52
66
66
66
70
71
71
71
80
80
89
89
99
99
99
99
101
101
101
101
101
101
101
112
112
112
112
112
112
112
112
112
122
124
140
142
142
144
149
149
149
149
149
149
153
155
Apr. 1, 1929-Mar. 31, 1930.
Oct. 1, 1929-Mar. 31, 1930..
Jan. 1, 1922-Mar. 31, 1930.
Feb.-March, 1930	
Feb., 1930	
March, 1930	
Dec.1929	
Feb., 1929	
Nov., 19'29-Jan., 1930	
Feb., 1930...	
March, 1930	
Feb., 1929-Feb., 1930	
Feb.-March, 1929	
Sept., 1929	
Sept., 1929	
Sept., 1929	
Jan.-March, 1930	
July,192S	
Jij.y,1929	
Jan., 1930	
March, 1930..
March, 1930..
Dec,1929	
March, 1930..
March, 1930	
Oct., 1929	
March, 1930	
1929	
Feb., 1930	
Jan.-March, 1930	
July,1927	
Sept., ,1929	
Feb., 1930	
Nov.-Dec, 1929	
April, 1929-March, 1930..
Feb., 1930..
Feb., 1930..
Nov., 1929..
Jan.-March, 1930	
Dec, 1929-March, 1930..
March, 1930	
Dec, 1929	
March, 1930	
March, 1930	
June, 1929	
March, 1930..
1928, 1929, 1930	
Jan.-Feb., 1929, Oct., 1929.
Feb.-March, 1930	
Jan.-Feb., 1930	
March, 1930	
Jan., 1930	
Jan.-March, 1930	
Victoria Daily Times .'.	
Burroughs  Adding Machine  of
Canada, Ltd	
Rithet Consolidated, Ltd	
Henry Motors,  Ltd	
B.C. Office Equipment Co., Ltd.
P. S. McCaffrey, M.D	
Z. McGregor	
Sundry persons	
The Hanson Garage..	
Cranbrook Auto Wreckers	
Graphic Arts	
A. C. DesBrisay....	
E. A. Sweeten	
A. S. Black	
J. E. Whitworth	
T. R. Hall	
J. M. Paterson	
F. T. C. Wickett	
F. T. C. Wickett	
G. F. Guernsey	
The Kimberley Press, Ltd	
The Rossland Miner....	
H.  A. Beckwith	
The Brackman-Ker Milling Co.,
Ltd.....	
Henry Dodd	
Empire Publishing Co ......
Yukon Telegraphs	
HeCnry Birks & Sons, Ltd	
Daily Real Estate Record	
J. Ferguson	
Turner's Boat Works	
Watkins Garage, Ltd	
Watkins Garage, Ltd	
Empir:; Publishing Co., Ltd	
Burroughs Adding Machine of
Canada, Ltd   ...
The Clarke and Stuart Co., Ltd.
H. C. Reynolds	
Vernon NeAvs Printing and Publishing Co., Ltd	
The Observer	
Oliver Perjue	
Fitzpatrick aud Tait...	
Home Gold Mining Co., Ltd	
Prince Rupert Daily News, Ltd..
Empire Publishing Co., Ltd	
Canadian Mining and Metallurgical Bulletin	
Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital	
Vernon Jubilee Hospital	
St. Joseph's Hospital, Comox	
Drs. S. E. and A. Beach	
Dr. H. H. MacKenzie	
B.C. Telephone Co	
G. D. Mead	
Dr. F. P. McNamee	
Subscription	
Inspection,  etc	
Rent of Fumigation Buildings
Repairs and supplies 	
New platen  ,	
Professional services	
Expenses 	
Bounties  	
Towing and repairs 	
Car-hire, towing, and repairs
Developing, etc.	
Professional services 	
Expenses 	
Additional fee	
Witness fees	
Travelling expenses 	
Salary  adjustment  	
Marking papers 	
Marking papers 	
Services as Judge of Court of
Revision and Appeal	
Advertising	
Advertising	
L'gal fees 	
Fertilizer	
Water-supply  	
Advertising 	
Telegrams 	
Winding clocks 	
Subscription 	
Salary adjustment 	
Boats .'. ....	
Supplies   	
Supplies   	
Advertising	
Inspection, etc	
Tracing-paper   	
Garage-rent   	
Advertising 	
Advertising	
Trips to Taseko gauge 	
Commission	
Work on Home Gold Trail ....
Advertising 	
Advertising -	
Half-tone of photo 	
Room re S. F. Robinson 	
Allowanc! re infectious cases
Allowance re infectious cases
Professional services 	
Professional services 	
Tolls	
Travelling expenses  	
Professional services	
$12.00
12.90
1,485.00
164.60
3.50
'50.00
5.65
362.00
13.40
56.45
8.60
40.00
24.20
5.00
7.00
8.50
30.00
7.50
7.50
59.05
4.90
7.00
25.00
9.00
5.00
24.36
10.32
'50.00
10.00
30.00
124.50
3.55
■50.85
63.36
5.00
30.60
3.00
12.80
56.61
60.00
9.30
315.00
16.80
4.50
6.04
76.00
117.00
131.80
90.00
115.00
.45
68.75
165.00 Y 8
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Statement of Payments charged against the 1930-31 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
15 7
157
159
159
162
166
167
167
167
167
169
169
169
169
169
169
169
169
169
171
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Jan.,1930	
Jan.,1930	
Feb.-March, 1930	
Aug.-Oct, 19'29	
Feb., 1930	
Feb., 1930	
March, 1930	
Feb., 1930	
March. 1930	
March, 1930	
1926	
April, 1929	
Jan.-March, 1930	
Jan., 1930	
Feb.-March, 1930	
July-Sept., 1929	
March, 1930.	
Nov.,1929	
March, 1930	
Nov., 1929	
June, 1929-March, 1930
Aug.-Nov., 1929	
July-Oct, 1929	
Dec, 1929-Jan., 1930	
March, 1930	
March, 1930	
Jan.-March, 1930	
July-Sept., 1929	
Otway Wilkie	
Mrs. G. D. Mead	
Dr. H. C McKenzie	
Bregoliss Grocery	
Wenger's, Ltd	
Clarke and Stuart Co	
Whitaker and Revercomb, Ltd...
Swift Canadian Co., Ltd	
W. B. McMicking	
Savory's Seed and Floral Co.,
Ltd	
Dominion Forest Service	
B.C. Telephone Co	
District of Maple Ridge	
International Harvester Company of Canada, Ltd	
Mrs. E. F. Gibson	
Stewart Public Utilities, Ltd	
Canadian Pacific Railway	
Menzies, Ltd	
Canadian National Railways.-.-
Shawnigan Lake Lumber Co.,
Ltd	
B.C. Electric Railway Co	
A. J. King	
Government Telegraph   Service
McLennan, McFeely & Prior,
Ltd	
J. A. Catherwood	
V. Edge	
L.D. Cafe	
B.C. Telephone Co	
Travelling expenses 	
Travelling expenses 	
Professional services 	
Supplies   	
Supplies   	
Supplies   	
Supplies   	
Fertilizer	
Services 	
Labels 	
Re Kanaka fire 	
Re signal circuit, Mission .
Work on classified highway.
Freight  	
Hire of battery	
Water service 	
Improving crossing	
Supplies   	
Lease rental 	
Lumber 	
Work on classified highway.
Clerk of Works 	
Telephone rental 	
Supplies   	
Rent of office 	
Survey 	
Meals 	
Moving poles and cable 	
$48.10
79.95
25.70
26.19
1.50
1.43
9.85
96.00
5.00
4.20
*1,445.38
20.18
'585.1?
.55
4.00
9.00
66.18
1.40
1.65
4.55
1,070.23
112.00
8.80
484.06
10.00
105.37
'55.10
821.77
$9,164.39
* Not properly chargeable against the grant, the Dominion Government having no authority to charge
the Provincial Government tor costs of fighting fire. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Y 9
(D.)
STATEMENT OF  SPECIAL WARRANTS  ISSUED BETWEEN THE  SESSIONS  OF
1930 AND 1931.
Date of
Approval.
No. of
Warrant.
Service.
Amount of
Warrant.
Expenditure.
May 12, 1930..
July 17, 1930..
Jan.    3, 1931-
Oct. 16, 1930..
Dec. 20, 1930-
May 4, 1929-
May 21, 1930..
Nov. 27, 1930..
Dec. 19, 1930..
Sept. 26, 1930
Dec. 20, 1930..
Oct. 20, 1930...
Nov. 13, 1930..
Nov. 13, 1930...
Dec. 17, 1930...
14
13
9
12
10
TO MEET EXPENDITURE FOR THE FISCAL
YEAR   ENDING  31st  MARCH,   1931.
Department of Agriculture.
Fruit Industry Commission 	
Fruit Industry Commission 	
Department of the Attorney-General.
Grant re search for Pilot R. A. Renahan and party
Department of Finance.
Grant to the City of Vancouver re unemployment
relief 	
Inquiry into the conduct of Norman Watt 	
Department of Lands.
Economic Survey of Pacific Great Eastern Railway
Lands 	
Economic Survey of Pacific Great Eastern Railway
Lands 	
To make good to the Conservation Fund remissions of principal	
Grant to B.C. Lumber and Shingle Manufacturers,
Ltd	
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
Grant to Canadian Red Cross Society towards
relief fund in connection with disaster at San
Domingo 	
Relief of unemployment pursuant to the provisions
of the " Unemployment Belief Act, 1930 " (Dominion Statutes)—Direct relief 	
Department of Public Works.
Relief of unemployment pursuant to the provisions  of the  " Unemployment Relief Act
1930 "   (Dominion   Statutes)   	
To establish a revolving fund from which may be
advanced the share to be contributed by the
Dominon Government within the Province of
British Columbia pursuant to the provisions of
the "Unemployment Relief Act, 1930" (Dominion Statutes)  	
Administration costs, " Unemployment Relief Act,
1930 "  (Dominion Statutes)  	
$5,000.00
10,000.00
2,000.00
100,000.00
2,696.95
24,149.42
20,000.00
26,715.55
8,000.00
500.00
100,000.00
500,000.00
400,000.00
450,000.00
10,000.00
$1,650,061.92
$5,000.00
6,174.59
2,000.00
100,000.00
2,696.95
24,149.42
14,991.39
'26,715.55
8,000.00
500.00
34,320.93
237,341.46
270,415.27
175.75
>73238l73T
I
* Pursuant to Order in Council No. 450, approved the 16th day of April, 1930, Special Warrant No. 3.
approved 4th May, 1929, for $141,588.33 was amended by deleting the words " for the fiscal year ending
31st March, 1930," and according to legal opinion the unexpended balance of $24,149.42 at 31st March, 1930,
then became available for expenditure without time-limit. Y 10
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
(E.)
(1.)
STATEMENT SHOWING THE REVENUE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1930.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March,  1931.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st December,  1930.
$29,000.00
500.00
10,000.00
$39,500.00
$10,000.00
95,000.00
5,000.00
200,000.0*0
4,750,000.00
55,000.00
130,000.00
400,000.00
100,000.00
2,400,000.00
25,000.00
6,000.00
15,000.00
30,000.00
10,000.00
$8,231,000.00
$2,400.00
$2,400.00
$29
190
419
100
220-
200
2,000.
550
5,000
151.06
,000.00
,665.60
.000.00
000.00
.000.00
000.00
.000.00
000.00
19,080.00
210,000.00
1,580,000.00
735,000.00
500,000.00
150,000.00
125,000.00
216,000.00
$12,243,806.66
Current Account.
Department of Agriculture :
Horticultural inspection fees and licences
Seed-grain advances refunds 	
Miscellaneous receipts	
Department of the Attorney-General :
". Administration Act "—fees 	
Court fees and fines 	
Dog licences -
" Game Act "—fees and licences ....
" Government Liquor Act " 	
" Insurance  Act "   	
Companies Branch	
Land Registry fees 	
Law stamps  	
" Motor-vehicle Act "  	
" Moving Pictures Act " 	
" Real-estate Agents' Licensing Act
Sheriffs'   fees  	
Trade  licences  	
Miscellaneous   receipts	
Department of Education :
Teachers' examinations and certificates
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 	
Gasoline-tax  	
Fuel-oil tax	
Income and personal-property tax 	
Interest:
" Dyiing Assessments Adjustment Act
Miscellaneous 	
Land taxes :
Real property 	
Wild land, coal and timber lands 	
Mineral-tax 	
Poll-tax	
Probate fees 	
Races-tax	
Carried forward 	
$19,753.88
9,773.83
$9,372.66
58,882.96
5,056.74
178,819.56
2,101,610.80
12,674.41
78,780.18
272,691.35
79,038.10
995,874.83
14,831.20
5,327.24
12,204.44
17,950.00
3,135.52
$1,970.00
277.55
$14,575.53
95,000.00
209,832.80
50,000.00
158,655.96
106,406.23
1,424,577.75
4,831,616.83
19,083.82
178,246.40
1,354,588.51
663,133.23
244,648.32
107,675.00
94,330.30
179,662.20
$29,527.71
3,846,249.99
2,247.55
9,732,032.97       $3,878,025.25 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Y 11
Statement of Revenue foe the Fikst Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1931.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st December,  1930.
$12,243,896.6
15,000.00
8,000.00
607,000.00
850,000.00
38,500.00
50,000.00
60,000.00.
$13,872,396.66
•,150,000.00
$1,000.00
$15
150
350
1
75
1,400
2,025.
750.
230
11
,000.00
000.00
,000.00
,000.00
,000.00
000.00
000.00
000.00
,000.00
000.00
$5,021,000.00
!,000.00
$650.00
80,000.00
650.00
140,000.00
$221,300.00
$25,000.00
25,000.00
10,000.00
1,500.00
$61,500.00
$100,000.00
1,500.00
$101,500.00
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of Finance—Continued.
Rents, miscellaneous 	
Revenue Service refunds 	
Rural district school taxes 	
Succession duties	
Trust deposits reverted to the Crown 	
Unworked Crown-granted mineral claims .
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  revenue—sundry 	
Land sales  	
Survey fees and sale of maps 	
Timber leases 	
Timber licences  ,	
Timber royalties 	
Timber sales 	
W'ater 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  	
Department of Public Works :
Government property sold 	
Traffic control	
Miscellaneous  receipts   	
Carried forward
$0,732,032.97      $3,878,025.25
9,106.32
5,222.75
560,260.18
474,199.52
48,075.17
5,635.44
10,834,532.35
211,943.00
531.00
$14,553.40
106,740.26
103,756.12
8,593.21
53,479.11
605,663.11
1,114,507.13
436,144.42
202,811.11
6,041.27
2,742,289.14
$292.00
62,698.35
519.00
■84,506.85
148,016.20
$17,354.00
7,076.25
752.70
$5.00
7,248.65
309.57
25,182.95
7,563.22
$17,848,083.11 Y 12
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Statement of Revenue for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1931.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st December,  1930.
$4,000.00
80,000.00
$84,000.00
$27,787,59
$2,950.00
325,000.00
$327,950.00
$28,115,546.66
Current Account—Continued
Brought forward 	
Department of Railways :
Inspection fees 	
New Westminster Bridge tolls 	
Total, Current Account	
Capital Account.
Refunds of Capital Expenditures :
Charged to Income 	
Charged to Loans 	
Total, Capital Account 	
Total Revenue 	
$1,801.20
38,047.34
$3,427.67
260,499.93
$17,848,083.11
39,848.54
$17,887,931.65
263,927.60
$18,151,859.25 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Y 13
(E.)
(2.)
STATEMENT  SHOWING THE  EXPENDITURE  FOR THE  FIRST NINE MONTHS  OF
THE PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1930.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1931.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1930.
$5,248,160.58
$127,050.00
2
$18,570.00
3
$1,980.00
4
$14,100.00
5
39,970.00
6
3,271.00
i
3,710.00
8
17,464.00
9
26,998.00
10
13,500.00
11
28,390.00
12
6,630.00
13
4,950.00
14
10,998.00
15
55,004.00
10
24,675.00
17
12,850.00
18
17,165.00
19
15,194.00
20
26,484.00
21
15.000.00
22
10,000.00
23
25,500.00
24
10,000.00
24a
19,500.00
24b
5.000.00
24c
4,532.50
24n
3.500.00
8,500.00
25
7,500.00
26
2,500.00
' 27
2S
12.000.00
1,000.00
20
1,000.00
30
250.00
31
17,500.00
32
1,000.00
33
34
25,000.00
2,000.00
35
1.000.00
36
1,500.00
37
500.00
38
500.00
39
2,000.00
40
$507,135.50
Current Account.
Public Debt
Legislation 	
Premier's Office
The Executive (Ministers without Portfolio)
Department of Agriculture :
Minister's Office	
General Office 	
Workshop and Shipping Office 	
Statistics 	
Markets Branch 	
Horticultural  Branch  	
Control of Fruit and Vegetable Pests, ete	
Plant Quarantine Branch 	
Plant Pathology 	
Entomological Branch 	
Live Stock Branch	
District Agriculturists  	
Veterinary Branch	
Poultry  Branch  	
Field Crop Branch 	
Dairy Branch 	
Colonization and Land Settlement Board	
Tubercular Cattle—Compensation, etc	
Automobiles and Accessories, etc	
Agricultural Associations, Fairs, etc	
Royal Agricultural and Industrial Society 	
Vancouver Exhibition  Association 	
B.C. Agricultural and Industrial Association....
City of Victoria   (Buildings)   	
Armstrong and Spallumcheen Agricultural Society	
Farmers' Institutes, etc	
Women's Institutes, etc.	
Seed  Improvement,  etc	
International, National, and Provincial Exhibits, etc	
Compensation re Foul-brood in Bees 	
Control of Noxious Weeds, etc	
Western Canada Live Stock Union	
Rebates on  Stumping-powder, etc	
Gopher Extermination, etc	
Services hitherto paid by Dominion Government under "Agricultural Instruction Act"
Grasshopper  Extermination,   etc	
" Pound District Act "—Expenses, etc	
In Aid of Ploughing-matches, etc	
Canadian Council of Beef Producers 	
B.C. Honey Producers' Association 	
B.C. Dairymen's Association 	
Carried forward
$10,638.07
28,085.06
2,229.14
2,212.08
12,032.45
20,433.21
11,695.30
22,855.49
■5,307.59
3,607.12
14,972.08
41,900.88
17,583.53
9,042.62
10,229.89
9,995.86
16,510.70
10,284.75
9,958.15
25,226.33
19,500.00
5,000.00
3,500.00
14,084.28
6,248.33
1,073.70
5,-882.78
1,042.00
1,287.45
17,357.50
576.65
18,717.46
1,950.72
670.10
1,206.75
500.00
2,000.00
$3,945,539.56
3,178.99
14,725.27
640.14
$385,398.92      $3,964,083.90
* This statement covers onlv such vouchers as
trolling and Audit Branch at 31st December, 1030.
have been received and entered in the books of the Con- Y 14
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1931.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1930.
$507,135.50
2,500.00
750.00
1,500.00
1,750.00
1,500.00
5,000.00
5,000.00
1,250.00
500.00
500.00
4,000.00
37,000.00
4,000.00
1,000.00
S.W. No. 1
S.W. No. 3
$573,385.50
$12,540.00
55
25,744.00
56
23,403.00
57
10.00
58
7,946.00
59
12,720.00
60
27,293.00
61
8,165.00
62
3,138.00
63
172,474.00
64
67,475.00
65
609,118.00
66
126,064.00
67
28,135.00
68
201,000.00
69
91,850.00
70
15,000.00
71
10,000.00
73
1,500.00
1,350.00
74
819,270.00
Stat.
Stat.
1,000,000.00
Stat.
$3,264,197.00
$12,570.00
75
32,360.00
76
114,842.00
77
$159,772.00
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
Stat.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of Agriculture—Continued.
B.C. Fruit-growers' Association 	
B.C. Goat-breeders' Association	
B.C. Toultry Associations  .'.	
B.C. Beef Cattle Growers' Association 	
B.C. Sheep-breeders' Associations 	
Boys' and Girls' Clubs—Competitions, etc	
Promotion of Sheep Industry 	
Promotion of Swine Industry 	
In Aid of Tobacco Industry 	
World's Grain Congress 	
World's Poultry Congress 	
Extermination of Noxious Animals 	
Transportation  of Pure-bred Live Stock from
United Kingdom 	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
" West   Nicomen   Dyking  District   Relief   Act,
1930"   	
Fruit Industry Commission 	
Fruit Industry Commission 	
Department of the Attorney-General :
Attorney-General's Office  	
General Office 	
Companies and Insurance Branch 	
" Fire Marshal Act " 	
Municipal   Branch   	
Censor of Moving Pictures 	
Sheriffs'   Offices   	
Official Administrator, Vancouver 	
Official  Guardian 	
Land Registry Offices	
Supreme and County Courts 	
Provincial Police 	
County Gaols	
Girls' Industrial  School 	
Game Branch 	
Administration of Justice 	
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries 	
Constitutional    Litigation    and    General    Law
Costs   	
Promotion   of   Uniformity   of   Legislation   in
Canada   	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
" Mothers' Pensions Act." Sec. 10 	
" Government Liquor Act," Sec. 118 (1)   (c) —
Municipalities' share of profits 	
" Security Frauds Prevention Act, 1930 "	
Department of Education :
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Free Text-book Branch 	
Carried forward
$385,398.92
$3,964,083.96
2,500.00
750.00
1,500.00
1,750.00
1,500.00
4,581.18
908.80
488.00
48.24
425.37
1,819.73
'27,125.57
4,366.01
762.65
38,208.52
5,000.00
4,632.34
4S1.765.33
$8,809.21
19,464.78
16,364.39
6,581.76
8,952.81
20,263.73
5,654.10
2,141.25
112,878.19
46,809.24
456,666.21
76,798.25
15,991.08
132,777.67
71,526.22
11,548.27
3,800.68
647.50
1,053.80
620,500.00
464,233.56
8,045.77
2,111,508.47
$8,989.30
21,620.34
98,782.60
$129,392.24
$6,557,357.76 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Y 15
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1931.
$159,772.00
25,255.00
82,480.00
94,510.00
74,015.00
30,445.00
1,665,000.00
725,000.00
135,000.00
3,500.00
12,000.00
4,000.00
20,500.00
62,000.00
24,000.00
750.00
6,000.00
587,700.00
'595,000.00
$4,306,927.00
$12,960.00
41,922.00
11,390.00
71,240.00
116,500.00
14,894.00
614,931.00
121,750.00
570,000.00
210,000.00
75,000.00
No. of
Vote.
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
Stat.
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
$1,860,587.00
Stat.
' Stat.
S.W. No. !
S.W.No.13
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1930.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of Education—Continued.
Correspondence Courses 	
Industrial Education 	
Inspection of Schools 	
Normal  Schools 	
School for the Deaf and the Blind 	
Per Capita Grants 	
Teachers' Salaries 	
School  Buildings  	
Rural Female Teachers' Welfare Officer	
Education of Soldiers' Dependent Children	
Grants to Libraries	
Examination of Teachers and High School Entrance Classes 	
Conveying Children to Central Schools 	
Summer Schools 	
B.C. Musical Festival Association 	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
University of British Columbia 	
" Public Schools Act," R.S.B.C. 1924, Sec. 123
—Advances re rural district school taxes-
Department of Finance :
Minister's Office	
General Office 	
Inspector of Trust Companies, Probate and
Succession Duties 	
Controlling and Audit Branch 	
Surveyor of Taxes 	
Agent-General's Office, B.C. House, and Over
seas Markets Branch, London, England	
Government Agents and Assessors, etc	
Miscellaneous	
" Municipalities Aid Act," E.S.B.C. 1924 :
Sundry Municipalities :
Sec.   2—Share   of  motor-vehicle   and
chauffeurs' licences 	
Sec. 3—Pari-mutuel taxes 	
" Superannuation Act," R.S.B.C. 1924, Sec. 13
—Interest on Superannuation Fund 	
" Workmen's Compensation Act," Sec. 67 (2) —
Salaries of members, W'orkmen's Compensation Board 	
" Revenue Act," Sec. 24—Refund of fuel-oil
taxes 	
" Grasshopper-control Act, 1930," Sec. 9	
" Unclaimed Money Deposits Act " 	
Grant to the City of Vancouver re Unemploy
ment Relief prior to coming into effect of
" Unemployment Relief Act, 1930 " (Dominion Statutes)	
" Departmental Inquiries Act "—Watt Inquiry
$129,392.24     $6,557,357.76
21,465.18
32,520.05
72,664.54
50,960.95
18,775.86
1,172,765.45
357,353.90
77,346.23
2,323.95
4,714.00
1,759.00
19,168.81
36,304.24
22,554.08
750.00
3,161.69
434,025.03
496,429.71
Carried forward
$9,880.87
31,843.61
8,250.57
48,658.81
84,493.13
12,854.79
410,896.08
71,897.60
169,599.83
29,799.90
12,375.00
327.45
3,425.67
1,123.19
100,000.00
2,696.95
2,924,434.91
998,123.45
1,479,916.12 Y 16
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1931.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1930.
$45,050.00
$480.00
18,396.00
5,767.00
41,966.00
8,288.00
629,720.00
$704,617.00
$12,465
510,360
12,500
166,250
480.000
20,000
10,000
10,000
18,000.
15,000.
5,000
5,000
2,500
42.500
7.500
15.000
140,000
30,000.
15,000.
oo
00
oo
.00
oo
.00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
00
$1,665,575.00
2,000.00   [
50,000.00
1,500.00
5,000.00
lo.ooo.oo
10,000.00
70,000.00   j
103
104
105
106
107
108
Stat.
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
120
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
Stat.
S.W. No. 3
of 1929-30
S.W. No. 2
S.W. No. 9
IS.W.No.12
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
Department of Fisheries 	
Department of Labour:
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Minimum Wage Board
Employment Service ....
Factories Inspection  ....
" Old-age Pension Act "
Department of Lands :
Minister's Office  	
Salaries	
Temporary Assistance 	
Expenses	
Forest Protection  Fund 	
Lumber Trade Extension  „
Reconnaissance and Cruising 	
Insect Damage :   Investigation and Control 	
Forest Research 	
Reforestation and Forest Nursery 	
Land Classification  ,	
Grazing :   Range Improvement 	
Grazing:   Extermination of Wild Horses 	
Water Surveys 	
British Columbia Hydrometric Survey 	
" Soldiers' Land Act," Chap. 80, 1918 	
Land Surveys 	
Photo-topographic Surveys 	
Lithograph Maps 	
Refunds   under   " Land  Act"   and   " Revenue
Act"    	
Adjustment   of   Rebate  on   Purchase  Price   of
Southern Okanagan Lands  -	
Allowance to James Wyllie for Improvements
made on Lots 	
Publicity   	
General  Investigations  	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
" Forest Act,"  Sec.  30a   (2)—Forest Reserve
Account 	
" Municipal Act," Sec. 246 	
" Land Act Amendment Act, 1928," Sec. 4 	
|      Economic Survey, P.G.E. Lands 	
I
Economic Survey, P.G.E. Lands 	
To make good to the Conservation Fund Remissions of Principal 	
Grant to B.C. Lumber and Shingle Manufacturers, Ltd., re Trade Extension Campaign
in Australia	
Carried forward
$10,479,916.12
20,736.80
$360.00
11,812.98
3,047.73
39,222.69
6,181.01
595,228.01
$10,976.27
388,573.00
4,243.35
109,860.48
320,000.00
13,960.99
7,226.25
4,814.90
14,710.45
11,634.77
4,578.64
2.500.00
34,569.29
5,187.56
23,537.28
111,480.94
26,571.36
5,182.33
872.65
22,965.89
1,500.00
1.038.40
1,902.36
581.64
200.00
24,149.42
9,664.91
8.000.00
655,852.42
1,170,4S3.13
$12,326,988.47 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Y 17
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months op the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1931.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1930.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
$13,325,00
134
22,058.00
135
43,842.00
136
18,930.00
137
14,130.00
138
'8,000.00
139
120,000.00
140
141
49,000.00
2,000.00
142
143
3,000.00
11,000.00
144
2,000.00
Stat.
Stat.
$307,285.00
$n,oio.po
146
16,328.00
147
34,897.00
148
125,346.00
149
33,794.00
150
22,570.00
151
11,680.00
152
842,180.00
153
24,661.00
154
310,011.00
1<55
79,988.20
156
69,941.00
157
20,152.00
158
1,192,982.00
159
15,947.00
160
37,500.00
161
10.00
162
6,212.00
163
15,000.00
164 a
164b
125,000.00
10,000.00
164 c
164d
5,000.00
25,000.00
164e
164f
220,000.00
10,000.00
164G
164H
14,000.00
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
S.W. No. 4
$3,279,209.20
Department of Mines :
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Mines Inspection Branch 	
Bureau of Mines 	
Mine-rescue and Training Stations 	
Grants 	
" Mines Development Act," Supplementary 	
" Mineral Survey and Development Act," Supplementary  	
Lectures on Practical Geology and Mineralogy.
Subsidy re Explosives to assist Bona-fide Mineral Prospectors 	
Advertising, Incidentals, and Contingencies ...
" Complex Ore Process Aid Act, 1916 " 	
" Iron-ore Supply Act, 1919 " 	
Department of the Provincial Secretary :
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Postal  Branch  	
Provincial Board of Health 	
Provincial Library and Archives 	
" Public Libraries Act " 	
Provincial Museum  -...
Mental Hospitals 	
Provincial Home, Kamloops 	
Tubercular Hospital and Farm 	
Boys' Industrial School 	
Administration of " Infants Act " 	
Provincial Home for Incurables 	
Grants to Hospitals and Charities 	
Civil Service Commission  '-	
Grants re Civil Service 	
King's Printer 	
Government House	
Registration of Voters	
Assessment on Class 13  (The Crown), "Work
men's Compensation Act "	
Grant to Canteen Fund Trustees 	
Contingencies, Incidentals, and Entertainments
etc	
Teachers' Pensions	
" Superannuation Act "—Government contribu
tions	
Departmental Commissioner	
State  Health Insurance and Maternity Bene
fits Commission	
" Superannuation Act," Sec. 23 	
" Provincial Elections Act " 	
" Teachers' Pensions Act," Sec. 31 	
Grant to Canadian Red Cross Society re Dis
aster at San Domingo 	
Carried forward 	
$12,326,988.47
$9,961.03
17,255.47
28,988.80
14,094.12
7,238.90
7,297.00
71,331.72
32,971.79
218.65
882.53
7,614.91
2,000.00
37.40
$8,029.48
11,482.63
25,601.13
104,119.25
26,484.59
14,834.49
6,895.76
465,255.64
8,301.34
177,058.02
52,496.51
44,218.45
14,350.55
811,362.40
10,906.02
23,453.40
10.00
'5,091.69
7,582.32
100,000.00
10,000.00
4,340.42
25,000.00
104,368.81
6,333.74
10,162.98
383.15
3,660.96
85.50
500.00
199,892.32
$2,082,369.23   $12,526,880.70 Y 18
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1931.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1930.
$3,279,209.20
S.W.No.10
$3,279,209.20
$12,360.00
339,484.00
208,130.00
32,028.00
2,499,000.00
10,000.00
400,750.00
9,650.00
11,044.00
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
S.W. No. 6
S.W. No. 7
S.W.No.ll
$3,522,446.00
$24,548.00
40,300.00
174
175
$64,848.00
$24,989,887.28
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
$2,082,369.23   $12,526,880.79
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Contd.
" Unemployment Relief Act, 1930 "  (Dominion
Statutes)—Direct Relief 	
$1,939,927.75
210,000.00
907,200.00
9,700.00
5,000.00
11,000.00
$3,082,827.75
$28,072,715.03
176
177
178
179
180
181
Stat.
Stat.
Department of Public Works :
Minister's Office 	
Administration 	
Maintenance of Parliament Buildings and
Grounds 	
Government House  (Maintenance)  	
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, Wharves, etc	
Local Roads within Organized Territory 	
Maintenance, Repairs, etc., to Government
Buildings throughout the Province (except
Parliament Buildings and Government
House)   and Rental of Offices 	
Steam-boiler Inspection 	
Electrical Energy Inspection 	
" Unemployment Relief Act, 1930 " (Dominion
Statutes) 	
" Unemployment Relief Act, 1930 " (Dominion
Statutes) 	
Administration Expenses, " Unemployment Relief Act, 1930"   (Dominion Statutes)	
11,294.20
$9,801.29
229,217.19
146,142.37
19,682.95
1,719,346.22
1,754.95
159,939.41
33,797.41
8,500.00
26,330.00
2,093,603.43
Department of Railways :
General Office 	
Fraser River Bridge, New Westminster
$17,773.41
29,139.43
Total, Current Account
Capital Account.
(Expenditures out of Income.)
Sinking Funds 	
Redemption of Debentures 	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway Co.—Interest on
Guaranteed Bonds 	
B.C. House, London, England—Instalment on
Mortgage 	
Songhees Reserve  (Improvements)   	
Censor of Moving Pictures—Sound-picture Equipment, Installation, etc	
" Canadian Farm Loan (B.C.) Act, 1928," Sec. 9..
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918," Sec. 5  (e) 	
Total, Capital Account (charged to Income)
Total Expenditure (charged to Income)....
2,354,511.79
46,912.84
$17,021,968.85
,615,635.75
210,000.00
453,769.S3
4,850.00
9,571.45
23,107.00
561.52
2,317,495.55
$19,339,464.40 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1930-31.
Y 19
(E.)
<«.)'
* STATEMENT SHOWING EXPENDITURES AND ADVANCES OUT OF MONEYS RAISED
BY LOAN UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR SPECIFIC
PURPOSES, 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1930.
Authority for Expenditure.
Service.
Expended for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1930.
B.C. Loan Act, 1921 " :
Sec. 6  (e) 	
: B.C. Loan Act, 1922 " :
Sec. 6  (ri) 	
1 B.C. Loan Act,  1927 " :
Sec.  6   (e)  	
Sec. 6  (d) 	
; B.C. Loan Act, 1928":
Sec. 6   (a) 	
Sec.  6   (o) 	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1929 " :
Sec. 6  (o) 	
Sec.  6   (5) 	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1930 " :
Sec. 6   (a) 	
Sec.  6   (6) 	
Sec. 6  (c) 	
Sec. 6  (ri) 	
Sec. 6  (e) 	
' Pacific Great Eastern  Construction
Loan Act, 1928 "	
Conservation Fund 	
Conservation Fund 	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway	
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "	
Highways, Bridges, Ferries, etc	
University Endowment Lands Administration Account 	
Highways, Bridges, Ferries, etc	
Public Buildings 	
Highways, Bridges, Ferries, etc	
Public Buildings 	
Acquisition of Timber Rights, Lot 51,
Sayward District, adjacent to Elk
Falls	
University Endowment Lands Administration Account 	
Conservation Fund 	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway 	
$160,000.00
922.43
$48,474.37
25,000.00
$409,071.29
539,948.95
$34,128.00
45,000.00
160,922.43
73,474.37
940,020.24
$5,173,826.86
588,145.87
31,410.00
25,000.00
100,000.00
5,918,382.73
281,000.00
$7,461,927.77
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling and Audit Branch at 31st December, 1930.
VICTORIA,  B.C. :
Printed by Charles P. Banfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1931.
275-231-3920 

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