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REPORT
Compteolleb-Genekal
OF   THE   PROVINCE   OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
1931-1932
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE " AUDIT ACT,'
CHAPTER 19, R.S.B.C. 1924
PRINTED BY
AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.
VICTORIA,   B.C. :
Printed by Charles F. Banfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1932.
m  To His Honour John William Fordham Johnson,
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 17th, 1932. Victoria, February 17th, 1932.
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. 1921,
as follows:—
(A.)  Statement of Treasury Board Overrulings (section 35).
(B.) Statement of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their
Appropriations  (clause  (&)  of section 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, 1931
(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 OVERRULINGS.
mi. W 6
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
(B.)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED 31st MARCH, 1931.
STATEMENT of Expenditures on  Services which have exceeded  their Appropriations from
1st  April,  1930,  to  31st March,  1931,   and  for  which  Overexpenditure  the  Sanction  of
Parliament is required.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
8
16
17
26
29
33
34
46
52
54
56
65
66
67
70
78
84
96
100
101
102 a
102b
102c
102L
107
122
125
147
149
150
165
166
172
CURRENT ACCOUNT.
Legislation.
Legislation
Premier's Office.
Premier's Office
Department of Agriculture.
Statistics   	
District Agriculturists  	
Veterinary Branch  	
Women's Institutes   	
Compensation re Foul-brood in Bees,  etc	
Gopher  Extermination,   etc	
Services hitherto paid by Dominion Government under " Agricultural Instruction Act "	
Boys'  and Girls'  Clubs	
Extermination  of  Noxious Animals	
Incidentals and Contingencies	
Department of the Attorney-General.
General  Office  	
Supreme and County Courts	
Provincial Police 	
County  Gaols	
| Administration of Justice	
Department of Education.
Correspondence  Courses	
Teachers'  Salaries 	
Department of Finance.
General  Office	
Agent-General's   Office,   B.C.   House,   and   Overseas
Markets Branch,  London,  England	
Government Agents and Assessors,  etc	
Exchange    	
Printing  Public  Accounts,   etc	
Interest on  Suitors' Fund Deposits	
Appraisal and Classification of Reverted Lands	
Department of Labour.
Employment  Service  	
Department of Lands.
Water Surveys
Land  Surveys .
Department of the Provincial  Secretary.
General Office 	
Provincial Board of Health	
Provincial Library and Archives	
Department of Public Works.
Minister's  Office	
Administration 	
Steam-boiler Inspection 	
$127,050.00
18,570.00
3,710.00
57,504.00
24,675.00
7,500.00
1,000.00
1,000.00
25,000.00
5,300.00
40,000.00
1,000.00
25,744.00
67,925.00
620,118.00
126,004.00
94,850.00
37,505.00
727,500.00
41,922.00
18,894.00
634,931.00
250.00
8,000.00
2,200.00
5,000.00
41,966.00
42,500.00
140,000.00
16,328.00
131,846.00
33,794.00
12,885.00
359,484.00
9,650.00
$3,520,665.00
$128,777.93
19,137.48
3,745.07
58,165.51
25,092.39
7,799.20
1,175.00
1,021.30
25,143.19
5,300.42
45,599.23
1,262.65
26,246.39
68,934.31
632,754.12
126,985.09
99,745.48
37,058.87
729,601.10
43,081.42
26,468.16
643,653.57
337.71
10,623.38
8,444.64
5,277.64
42,115.94
42,878.61
148,781.32
16,485.10
135,346.01
33,885.44
12,911.69
360,430.05
11,150.17
$1,727.93
567.48
35.07
661.51
417.39
299.20
175.00
21.30
143.19
.42
5,599.23
262.65
502.39
1,009.31
3,636.12
921.09
4,895.48
453.87
2,101.10
1,159.42
7,574.16
8,722.57
87.71
2,623.38
6,244.64
277.64
149.94
378.61
8,781.32
157.10
3,500.01
91.44
26.69
946.05
1,500.17
$3,586,315.58
$65,650.58 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
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(C.)
STATEMENT  OF  PAYMENTS   CHARGED  AGAINST  1931-32  APPROPRIATIONS
WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE  PERIOD  OF THE ACCOUNT.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
12
12
14
14
15
26
26
37
40
56 (a)
58
58
62
71
92 (a)
114
114
114
114
114
114
114
114
134
134
140
142
149 (a)
149 (a)
149 (a)
153 (e)
153 (e)
163
176
179
180
180
180
180
181
181
182
182
182
182
182
182
182
182
182
182
184
184
Stat.
Aug., 1930	
Aug., 1930	
Feb., 1931	
Sept., 1930	
March, 1931	
Feb., 1931	
March, 1931	
March, 1931	
Nov., 1930	
Nov., 1930	
March, 1931	
April, 1930-March, 1931
March, 1931..
Dec, 1930	
March, 1931	
April, 1929-April, 1931.
Feb.-March, 1931	
Feb.-March, 1931	
March, 1931	
Sept., 1930	
March, 1931	
Jan.-Feb., 1931	
Jan., 1931	
Feb., 1931	
Dec, 1928-June, 1931....
Jan., 1931	
March, 1931	
Nov., 1930-March, 1931.
Jan.-Mareh, 1931	
Jan., 1931	
Feb., 1931	
Feb., 1931	
May, 1930-March, 1931..
April, 1930	
March, 1931	
Oct., 1930-March, 1931.
Dec, 1930	
Jan., 1931	
March, 1931	
Jan.-Dec, 1928	
Jan-Dec, 1928	
March, 1931	
July-Oct, 1930	
Feb., 1931	
Oct., 1930	
March, 1931..
March, 1931..
April, 1930....
Feb.,  1931	
March, 1931..
March, 1931..
Jan.-Feb.-March, 1931...
Oct., 1929-March, 1931..
Aug., 1930	
G. M. Thrift	
G. M. Thrift	
R.  Osborne	
T. Plimley, Ltd	
Caverley Service Station	
D. McKinnon	
R.  Crosby	
Canadian National Railways	
Sundry persons	
Fernie Bros	
E. W. Anderson	
Bella Coola Telephone, Light &
Power Co., Ltd	
T. Bailey	
Canadian  General Electric Co.,
Ltd	
H. J. Gunterman	
W. J. Banting	
J. L. Colquhoun	
W. E. Davies Garage Co., Ltd....
C. P. Foster & Co	
Kimberley Press, Ltd	
McLennan, McFeely & Prior	
The  Observer	
G. E. Sawyer	
Mining   World   &   Engineering
Record	
Empire Publishing Co	
G. F. Dickson	
44 Taxi & Transfer	
Burris Clinic	
J. B. Thorn, M.D	
R. Trewhilla	
Sylvester Feed Co	
Sylvester Feed Co	
Telegraph Creek Hospital	
Herald   Printing   &   Publishing
Co., Ltd	
D. Teague	
B.C. Office Equipment Co., Ltd..
Hawkins & Hayward	
Hawkins & Hayward	
W. B. McMicking	
Mackay & Gillespie, Ltd	
Mackay & Gillespie, Ltd	
Government Telegraph Service..
R. Angus	
McLennan,    JlcFeely   &   Prior,
.   Ltd.	
J. A. Brown	
C.P. Rly. Co	
B.C. Electric Rly. Co., Ltd	
Evans,     Coleman     &    Johnson
Bros., Ltd	
Pay-lists	
Pay-lists	
Department  of  Marine & Fisheries, Ottawa	
Fernie Bros	
O. Grotheim	
Canadian National Railways	
Travelling  expenses  	
Wages  	
Filing-cabinet,  etc	
Repairs to auto 	
Repairs to auto 	
Freight  	
Exchange   	
Refund of fares  	
Bounties on noxious animals
Electric-light globes 	
Boot-repairs 	
Telephone rental 	
Legal services	
Wood reel	
Commission   	
P.O. box-rent 	
Travelling  expenses  	
Auto supplies, etc	
Stationery    	
Advertising   	
Tally registers 	
Advertising 	
Launch   supplies  	
Subscription   	
Subscription   	
Hire of men and teams 	
Cartage 	
Medical  services  	
Medical  services  	
Blood-transfusion   	
Provisions  	
Provisions   	
Grant  	
Advertising 	
Salary  	
Inspection of typewriters
Electrical  supplies	
Electrical   supplies  	
Services re fire-alarm 	
Coal, wood, etc	
Coal, wood, etc	
Telegrams 	
Machine parts 	
Hardware 	
Lumber 	
Replacing crossing 	
Changing poles  ......	
Cement, etc	
Labour   	
Labour   	
Travelling expenses 	
Electrical  supplies   	
Rent 	
Freight  	
$3.30
6.45
25.75
117.20
8.20
26.38
25.00
4.95
22.50
2.01
2.50
15.00
32.00
2.00
2.62
10.00
64.45
32.43
1.90
12.16
54.00
25.76
9.20
6.21
7.50
40.50
5.50
100.00
119.00
25.00
330.00
5.00
42.50
8.00
23.22
5.00
3.28
6.93
5.00
440.22
28.05
3.50
11.10
14.25
110.00
3.30
135.59
17.50
118.00
18.00
44.85
103.84
37.50
9.00 W 8
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
Statement op Payments charged against the 1931-32 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
■No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
Stat.
Aug., 1930	
March, 1931	
Corporation of District of Maple
Ridge	
$82.50
6.50
Stat.
Gulf Islands Ferry Co., Ltd
Stat.
Aug.-Nov., 1930	
922.44
Stat.
S. J. Walls	
60 00
Stat.
March, 1931	
873 25
Stat.
June, 1930	
Evans,     Coleman     &     Johnson
Hauling sand and gravel
March, 1931	
267 75
Stat.
Pay-list	
Corporation of Village of Hope.
Corporation of District of Kent.
Corporation of District of Maple
Ridge	
94 00
Stat.
Jan.-Feb., 1931	
Labour, gas, and oil 	
Stat.
March, 1931	
321 53
Stat.
Oct., 1930-March, 1931
March, 1931	
279 51
Stat.
Corporation of District of Pen-
March,  1931	
117 07
Stat.
Corporation   of    City   of    Port
Moody	
March, 1931	
101 44
Stat.
Corporation of Spallumcheen
Corporation of Williams Lake...
112 08
Stat.
March, 1931	
15 74
$5,684.54 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931^32.
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(D.)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL WARRANTS  ISSUED BETWEEN THE  SESSIONS  OF
1931 AND 1932.
Date of
Approval.
No. of
Warrant.
Service.
Amount of
Warrant.
Expenditure.
July   22,
1931
1931
1931
1931
1931
1931
1932
1932
1931
1931
1931
1931
1932
1932
1931
1931
1931
1931
1932
1932
5
1
3
8
12
11
14
16
2
6
9
10
17
19
4
4
7
13
15
18
TO MEET EXPENDITURE FOR THE FISCAL
YEAR ENDED  31st MARCH,  1932.
Department of Agriculture.
$5,000.00
579.45
1,620.00
15,000.00
2,952.00
11,800.00
2,000,000.00
2,000,000.00
386.05
1,000.00
8,000.00
17,000.00
300.00
1,502.90
250,000.00
350,000.00
2,140.00
780.00
2,000.00
1,500,000.00
11,000.00
225,000.00
$2,522.86
May   11,
May   13,
Sept. 28,
Department of the Attorney-General.
579.45
Supreme and County Courts, Vancouver—Clerk....
Grant to the City of Vancouver re Special  Con-
1,202.85
15,000.00
Dec.   15,
Grant to the City of Vancouver re Special  Con-
2.952.00
Nov.   30,
Department of Finance.
Income-tax Offices, Vancouver and Victoria—Additional Staffs                          	
7,610.05
Jan.   10,
Unemployment    Relief—Dominion     Government's
share  of  Provincial   works   and   undertakings,
Provincial   direct   relief   and   municipal   direct
1,087,995.54
Feb.    10,
Unemployment     relief—Dominion     Government's
share  of  Provincial   works   and   undertakings,
Provincial   direct   relief  and   municipal   direct
May   11,
Department of Labour.
Settlement of accident claims—
386.05
1,000.00
8,000.00
July   30,
Department of Lands.
Grant to the B.C. Lumber and  Shingle Manufac-
17,000.00
Oct.     7,
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
Lieut.-Colonel R. Ross Napier—Equivalent of one
300.00
Nov.   13,
" Public   Libraries   Act "—Salaries   of   Librarian
918.19
Feb.   12,
Unemployment   relief—Direct   relief    (Provincial
Feb.   16,
Unemployment   relief—Direct   relief    (Provincial
May   16,
Department of Public Works.
1,747.66
May   16,
644.80
Aug.   31,
Dec.   21,
Grant to Automobile Club of British Columbia
Unemployment relief—Municipal works   (Provin-
2,000.00
490,428.28
Jan.   23,
Feb.   12,
Grant to Southern Interior Light and Power, Ltd.
Unemployment     relief—Provincial     works     (Do-
11,000.00
$6,406,060.40
$2,260,287.73 W 10
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
(E.)
(1.)
STATEMENT SHOWING THE REVENUE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1931.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1932.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st December, 1931.
$35,000.00
500.00
14,500.00
Current Account.
Department of Agriculture :
Horticultural inspection  fees and licences	
$15,279.67
8,877.59
Department of the Attorney-General :
$50,000.00
$24,157.26
$7,528.26
143,207.08
7,790.79
166,228.69
1,724,870.09
14,284.19
49,664.86
224,146.43
73,304.60
831,085.43
14,675.05
4,678.00
10,717.87
16,438.75
7,757.39
$12,000.00
90,000.00
5,000.00
215,000.00
4,500,000.00
55,000.00
125,000.00
375,000.00
100,000.00
2,445,000.00
33,250.00
6,000.00
16,000.00
30,000.00
21,900.00
Land Registry fees	
" Motor-vehicle Act "  	
" Moving Pictures Act "	
Sheriffs' fees	
Trade  licences  	
Department of Education :
$8,029,150.00
3,206,377.48
$1,865.00
28.65
$2,750.00
250.00
Department of Finance :
Dominion of Canada :
$3,000.00
1,893.65
$14,575.53
95,000.00
209,832.80
50,000.00
$29,151.00
190,000.00
488,665.00
100,000.00
Annual grant per capita	
$807,816.66
220,000.00
150,000.00
1,950,000.00
6,500,000.00
19,080.00
250,000.00
1,575,000.00
700,000.00
500,000.00
150,000.00
125,000.00
185,000.00
$369,408.33
133,364.70
92,364.40
1,436,992.59
3,195,574.89
19,083.82
150,728.44
1,352,512.15
532,718.83
59,193.10
77,985.00
72,787.21
169,097.10
Income and personal-property tax	
Interest:
Land taxes:
Poll-tax 	
Probate fees            	
$13,131,896.66
$7,661,810.56      $3,322,428.39
• COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
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Statement of Revenue for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March,  1932.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st  December,  1931.
$13,131,896.66
12,000.00
8,000.00
610,000.00
750,000.00
33,500.00
50,000.00
10,000.00
$14,605,396.66
$175,000.00
$1,000.00
$15,000.00
200,000.00
200,000.00
15,000.00
70,000.00
1,040,000.00
2,025,000.00
700,000.00
225.000.00
6,000.00
$4,496,000.00
$2,000.00
$650.00
70,000.00
600.00
100,000.00
$171,250.00
$25,000.00
25,000.00
11,900.00
1,500.00
$63,400.00
$20,000.00
1,000.00
1,500.00
$22,5'00.00
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of Finance—Continued.
Rents, miscellaneous 	
Revenue Service refunds	
Rural district school taxes	
Special  revenue tax	
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  	
Water rentals and recording fees	
Miscellaneous receipts  	
Legislation :
Private Bills fees	
Department of Mines :
Bureau of Mines	
Free miners'  certificates	
Miners' examinations and certificates
Mining  receipts,  general	
Department of the Provincial Secretary :        t
King's   Printer   (net  profits)	
Marriage  licences   	
Vital statistics,' etc	
Miscellaneous receipts  	
Department of Public Works :
Traffic control  	
Government   property   sold	
Miscellaneous  receipts 	
Carried  forward
$7,661,810.56      $3,322,428.39
8,006.32
5,133.00
595,518.41
1,552,453.57
343,693.21
53,361.50
6,921.72
$17
112
110.
8
46
592
935.
382.
184.
7
457.13
351.17
117.65
176.93
753.72
251.38
613.25
152.71
897.10
024.45
$377.57
56,696.00
330.50
75,407.55
$14,258.00
6,455.69
1,011.65
$9,359.97
710.00
686.70
10,226,808.29
93,609.50
557.00
2,396,795.49
132,811.62
21,725.34
10,756.67
$16,205,582.30 W 12
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
Statement of Revenue for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1932.
Service.
Revenue for 9 Months ended
31st December,  1931.
Current Account—Continued.
$16,205,582.30
$4,000.00
Department of Railways :
$1,867.78
36,037.58
76,000.00
New Westminster Bridge tolls	
$80,000.00
37,905.36
$27,698,696.66
$16,243,487.66
Capital Account.
Refunds of Capital Expenditures :
Charged to Income	
$1,799.68
124,426.73
$40,000.00
350,000.00
$390,000.00
126,226.41
$28,0S8,696.66
$16,369,714.07 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT,  1931-32.
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(E.)
(2.)
* STATEMENT   SHOWING  THE  EXPENDITURE   FOR  THE   FIRST  NINE   MONTHS   OF
THE PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1931.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March,  1932.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1931.
$5,459,742.06
$125,050.00
2
$17,362.00
3
$1,000.00
4
$13,950.00
5
26,046.00
6
2,040.00
7
3,585.50
8
14,840.00
9
25,704.00
10
10,000.00
11
29,120.00
12
16,750.00
13
23,228.00
14
51,932.00
15
22,710.00
16
13,720.00
17
27,092.00
18
10,000.00
19
500.00
20
14,500.00
21
500.00
2lA
12.500.00
22
4,000.00
23
4,532.50
24
3,000.00
25
8.500.00
20
7,000.00
27
2,500.00
28
29
7.000.00
2,500.00
30
15.000.00
31
1,000.00
32
2,000.00
33
1.000.00
34
1,200.00
35
3,000.00
36
5,750.00
37
1,500.00
38
7,000.00
39
40
27,500.00
3,500.00
41
7.250.00
42
1,500.00
43
1,500.00
44
$436,450.00
Current Account.
Public Debt
Legislation
Premier's Office
The Executive (Ministers without Portfolio).
etc..
Department of Agriculture :
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Workshop and Shipping Office 	
Statistics  	
Markets Branch 	
Horticultural Branch  	
Control of Fruit and Vegetable Pests.
Plant Quarantine Branch	
Plant Pathology and Entomology  	
Live  Stock Branch	
District Agriculturists 	
Veterinary  Branch   	
Field Crop Branch	
Dairy Branch	
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  (Exhibition Buildings)  	
Interior Provincial Fair Association 	
Farmers'  Institutes, etc  	
Women's Institutes 	
Seed Improvement  	
International, National, and Provincial Exhibits, etc  	
Control of Noxious Weeds, etc	
Rebates on Stumping-powder, etc	
Gopher Extermination, etc	
Grasshopper Extermination, etc	
" Pound District Act " 	
In Aid of Ploughing-matches  	
Chilliwack Agricultural Association 	
Boys' and Girls' Clubs 	
World's Grain Congress 	
Bulletins, Circulars, etc	
Bounties on, and Extermination of Noxious
Animals 	
Transportation of Pure-bred Live Stock 	
Soil Classification	
Location of Water-supplies 	
In Aid of Beef Industry 	
Carried forward
$10,106.22
18,200.37
1,412.27
1,924.05
10,792.58
18,370.60
6,858.43
19,841.46
11,751.64
18,898.68
38,055.86
15,8S2.59
8,982.13
19,204.50
3,493.66
437.00
13,695.17
12,500.00
4,000.00
4,532.50
3,000.00
4,269.73
4,858.38
519.75
2,546.64
2,227.32
10,322.00
674.37
725.19
185.82
650.00
3,000.00
3,755.12
19.63
2,764.35
26,516.37
4,446.28
1,478.90
1,500.00
$4,441,973.05
2,755.27
13,506.12
409.17
$312,399.56     $4,458,643.61
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling and Audit Branch at 31st December, 1931. W 14
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March,  1932.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1931.
$436,450.00
1,500.00
1,500.00
45
46
S.W. No. 5
$439,450.00
$12,350.00
47
26,110.00
48
36,432.00
49
10.00
50
7,812.00
51
14,538.00
52
27,255.00
53
9,095.00
54
3,224.00
55
149,358.00
56
66.897.00
57
638,561.00
58
103,063.00
59
26,960.00
60
206,445.00
61
95,750.00
62
16,000.00
63
64
10,000.00
65
1,500.00
3,000.00
66
871,350.00
Stat.
Stat.
1,000,000.00
S.W. No. 3
S.W. No. 8
S.W. No. 12
$3,325,710.00
$12,420.00
67
31,256.00
68
91,650.00
69
28.749.00
70
67.170.00
71
103,175.00
72
67,036.00
73
30,534.00
74
2,184,900.00
75
755,000.00
76
117,600.00
77
3,500.00
78
15,000.00
79
$3,507,990.00
Current Account—Continued.
Brough t forward
$312,399.56     $4,458,643.61
Department of Agriculture—Continued.
In Aid of Kamloops Bull Sale 	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
Bureau of Markets Information 	
Department of the Attorney-General:
Attorney-General's Office 	
General Office 	
Companies 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 	
Supreme and County Courts, Vancouver—Clerk
Grant to City of Vancouver re Special Constables  	
Grant to City of Vancouver re Special Constables    	
Department of Education :
Minister's Office	
General Office 	
Text-book  Branch  	
Correspondence Courses 	
Industrial  Education	
Inspection of Schools	
Normal  Schools 	
School for the Deaf and the Blind	
Per Capita Grants 	
Teachers'  Salaries 	
Erection of New Buildings, etc...	
Rural Female Teachers' Welfare Officer ....
Education of Soldiers' Dependent Children
Carried forward 	
785.55
2,205.20
$8,800.29
18,276.46
35,345.79
6,377.31
9,139.44
18,318.72
5,032.60
2,119.14
99,582.47
43,911.33
439,452.58
47,924.74
16,739.83
134,091.74
101,505.03
10,299.07
0,231.14
1,318.45
2.008.02
380,750.30
1,202.85
15,000.00
2.952.00
$9
17.
159.
22
28:
70.
48.
18.
1.294,
382
70
2
10
084.86
463.64
664.69
264.08
314.32
533.86
003.66
163.53
040.65
280.30
,296.75
,265.23
,717.40
315,390.31
1,406,379.90
2,133,098.97     $0,180,413.82
Now Department of the Provincial Secretary. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
W 15
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March,  1932.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1931.
$3,507,990.00
4,000.00
80
81
21,000.00
85,000.00
82
3,000.00
83
5,420.00
84
462,700.00
85
25,000.00
86
3,000.00
87
Stat.
620,000.00
$4,737,110.00
$12,960.00
88
37,056.00
89
90
11.360.00
71,376.00
91
108,756.00
92
93
18,834.00
607,223.00
94
250.00
95
8,000.00
96
2,200.00
97
15,000.00
98
7,000.00
99
17,000.00
100
40,000.00
101
800.00
102
9,600.00
103
7,300.00
104
Stat.
570,000.00
175,000.00
200.00
S.W.No.ll
$1,720,515.00
' $36,460.00
 1	
105
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of Education—Continued.
Grants to Libraries	
Examination of Teachers and High School Entrance  Classes  	
Conveying Children to Central  Schools	
Summer Schools 	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
University of British Columbia  '...
Scholarships for University Students 	
Special Grant to Victoria College 	
" Public Schools Act," R.S.B.C. 1929, 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	
Exchange   	
Printing Public Accounts, etc. X	
Interest on  Suitors' Funds Deposits, etc	
Delinquent Extra-municipal School Taxes	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
Bureau of Information.....	
General Publicity 	
Grant to City of Greenwood 	
Grant to City of Rossland 	
Appraisal and Classification of Reverted Lands
" Municipalities Aid Act," R.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. 11
—Interest on Superannuation Fund 	
" Unclaimed Money Deposits Act "  	
" An  Act  to  provide for  the  Payment of  an
Allowance to Frederick Arthur Pauline "..
" Grasshopper-control Act, 1930,"  Sec. 9 	
" Water   Act,"    R.S.B.C.    1924,    Schedule   E,
Clause 9 	
Income-tax Offices, Vancouver and Victoria	
Department of Fisheries 	
Carried forward
$2,133,098.97     $6,180,413.82
' 1,351.68
18,043.38
37,338.30
2,640.98
2,695.54
345,675.03
9,312.50
3,000.00
446,356.68
$9,241.85
27,934.63
9,261.96
46,555.97
75,878.58
11,170.46
395,740.32
464.11
5,079.78
4,432.40
6,101.76
10,012.65
13,889.26
800.00
9,600.00
3,745.74
102,753.57
642.20
3,150.00
5,900.00
225.00
4,353.22
2,999,513.06
806,933.46
18,640.84
$10,005,501.18 W 16
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
. Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March,  1932.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1931.
Current Account—Continued.
1.00
17,404.00
• 5,322.00
41,008.00
7,788.00
627,500.00
$699,502.00
$11,915.00
518,659.00
5,000.00
125,000.00
23,410.00
480,000.00
20,000.00
10,000.00
8,000.00
5,000.00
4,000.00
19,000.00
7,500.00
29,000.00
83,500.00
5,000.00
1,000.00
10,000.00
2,250.00
1,000.00
2,500.00
6,000.00
2,500.00
84,750.00
$1,404,984.00
$13,325.00
21,376.00
41,210.00
18,440.00
13,750.00
$108,101.00
106
107
108
109
110
Stat.
S.W. No. 2
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
127
128
Brought forward
Department of Labour :
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Minimum Wage Board 	
Employment Service 	
Factories Inspection 	
" Old-age Pension Act "	
Settlement of Accident Claims
129
131
132
133
133a
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
S.W. No. 2
(1930-31)
S.W. No. 6
134
135
136
137
138
Department of Lands :
Minister's Office	
Salaries	
Temporary  Assistance   	
Expenses, General Office and Branches 	
Colonization and Land Settlement Board 	
Forest Protection Fund 	
Lumber Trade Extension	
Reconnaissance and Cruising 	
Forest Research 	
Reforestation and Forest Nursery  	
Grazing—Range Improvement —	
Water Surveys 	
B.C. Hydrometric Surveys 	
" Soldiers'  Land Act "	
Land and Topographical Surveys 	
Lithograph Maps 	
Refunds  under   " Land  Act "  and   " Revenue
Act "       	
Adjustment  of  Rebate  on   Purchase  Price  of
Southern  Okanagan  Lands  	
Contribution towards Cost of Construction of
Roadway   on   North   and   South   Sides  of
False  Creek  	
Publicity  	
General Investigations 	
Superintendent of Irrigation	
Incidentals  and  Contingencies	
"Forest  Act,"   Sec.  30a   (2)—Forest  Reserve
Account 	
"Municipal Act," R.S.B.C. 1924, Sec. 246 	
"Agricultural Act,  1915," Sec. 23   (5) 	
Economic Survey, P.G.E. Railway Land 	
Grant to the B.C. Lumber and Shingle Manu
facturers, Ltd	
Department of Mines :
Minister's Office 	
General   Office   	
Mines Inspection Branch 	
Bureau of Mines 	
Mine-rescue and Training Stations
Carried forward 	
$10,005,501.18
$400.00
9,753.28
3,272.16
30,752.75
5,430.10
689,008.26
9,386.05
$8,818.38
383,557.53
162.09
82,603.79
13,790.57
320,000.00
7,435.23
4,645.59
6,340.57
4,637.45
4,000.00
14,974.23
4,953.44
19,610.61
64,713.21
807.40
747.63
754,002.00
545.96
505.66
270.56
4,145.40
1,521.53
254.35
7,500.00
12.80
14,000.00
970,553.98
$8,606.97
17,041.50
26,698.24
12.885.42
6,866.40
$72,098.53
$11,730,057.76 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
W 17
Statement of Expenditure for the First Nine Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March,  1932.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1931.
$108,101.00
7,500.00
100,000.00
45,000.00
2,000.00
2,000.00
10,000.00
5,000.00
$3,147,993.95
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
Stat.
$279,601.00
$10,900.00
146
17,966.00
147
34,172.00
148
137,324.00
149
27,832.00
150
26,130.00
151
9,320.00
152
800,000.00
153
27,265.00
154
287,221.35
155
78,810.00
156
75,785.00
157
12,198.00
158
12,888.00
159
160
45,810.00
10.00
161
6,712.00
162
835,000.00
163
99,000.00
164
100,000.00
165
18,600.00
166
4,000.00
167
10,000.00
168
48,300.00
169
15,000.00
170
171
100,000.00
10,000.00
172
10,000.00
173
25,000.00
174
175
235,000.00
176
6,000.00
177
21,750.00
Stat.
Stat.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward -•	
Department of Mines—Continued.
Grants 	
Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails	
" 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	
Grants to the Coal-mining Industry, etc	
" Complex Ore Process Aid Act, 1916 " 	
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 	
Civil Service Commission 	
Administration of " Superannuation Act " and
" Teachers'  Pensions Act "  	
King's Printer 	
Government House 	
Statutory Grants to Hospitals  —	
Special Grants to Hospitals	
In Aid of Destitute Poor and Sick 	
In Aid of Resident Physicians  ....
Burial of Indigent Persons	
Supervision of Charitable Grants 	
Grants to Charitable Associations, etc	
Registration of Voters 	
Assessment on Class 13 (The Crown) " Workmen's Compensation Act " 	
Grant to Canteen Fund Trustees 	
Contingencies, etc	
Teachers'  Pensions 	
" Superannuation Act "—Government Contributions to Superannuation Fund 	
State Health Insurance and Maternity Benefits Commission	
Grant to Greater Vancouver Water District re
Installation of New Water-mains to
Essondale   :	
" Mothers' Pensions Act, 1931," Sec. 11 	
" Provincial Elections Act " 	
Carried forward 	
$72,098.53   $11,730,057.76
7,015.78
48,495.55
31,730.28
102.78
972.82
3,582.16
1,000.00
2,000.00
$7,773.30
12,160.63
29,327.95
100,969.50
21,420.11
18,255.14
6,113.62
394,509.20
5,669.38
116,453.51
49,801.29
47,986.95
10.00
8,349.75
32,363.24
10.00
5,289.16
515,783.29
87,175.00
86,875.99
7,944.84
3,643.94
1,865.48
47,250.00
9,270.34
100,000.00
10,000.00
7,611.59
25,000.00
94,322.64
4,124.35
21,750.00
649,603.11*
54.50
166,997.90
$2,528,737.80   $11,897,055.66
* Formerly Department of the Attorney-General.
2 W 18
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-
-32.
Statement of
EXPENDITURE FOR THE FIRST NINE MONTHS  OF THE PRESENT  FISCAL YEAR Contd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March,  1932.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1931.
$3,147,993.95
S.W. No. 9
S.W. No. 10
178
179
180
181
182
183
184
185
180
186a
S.W. No. 4
S.W. No. 7
S.W. No. 13
187
188
189
190
191
192
Stat.
Stat.
Current Account—Continued.
$2,528,737.80   $11,897,055.66
300.00
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Contd.
Lt.-Colonel   R.    Ross   Napier—Equivalent   of
one month's salary in lieu of notice 	
" Public Libraries Act "—Salaries of Librarian
708.99
Department of Public Works :
$3,147,993.95
2,529,746.79
$12,360.00
310,794.00
151,330.00
27,610.00
2,495,000.00
1,000.00
209,939.00
3,070.00
11,947.00
100,000.00
$9,279.36
202 863 41
Maintenance   of   Parliament    Buildings   and
99 882 05
13,578.30
1,604,271.45
300.03
100,567.47
28,005.14
8,700.00
88,744.87
2,159.35
2,000.00
Local Highways within Municipal Limits 	
Maintenance and Repairs to Government Build-
Supervising Heating Engineer and Apprentice
Grant to Automobile Club of British Columbia
Unemployment Relief—Municipal Works (Pro-
98 251 48
Department of Railways :
$3,323,050.00
2,258,002.91
$24,818.00
52,100.00
$17,362.95
44,784.84
$76,918.00
62,147.79
$24,854,448.01
.   .. .    $16,747,553.15
Capital Account.
(Expenditures out of Income.)
$2,098,682.75
210,000.00
907,200.00
9,700.00
$1,755,407.75
210,000.00
454,045.43
2,425.00
2,046.00
486.73
Pacific   Great   Eastern   Railway   Co.—Interest   on
B.C. House, London, England—Instalment on Mort-
" Canadian Farm Loan   (B.C.)  Act, 1928"	
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918," Sec. 5  (e) 	
Total, Capital Account (charged to Income)
Total Expenditure (charged to Income)....
$3,225,582.75
        2,424,410.91
$28,080,030.76
    $19,171,964.06 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1931-32.
W 19
(E.)
(3.)
* STATEMENT SHOWING EXPENDITURES AND ADVANCES OUT OF MONEYS RAISED
BY LOAN UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE  FOR  SPECIFIC
PURPOSES, 1st APRIL TO 31st DECEMBER, 1931.
Authority for Expenditure.
Service.
Expended for 9 Months
ended 31st December, 1931.
; B.C. Loan Act, 1927 " :
Sec. 6  (d)	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1928 " :
Sec. 6   (a)	
1 B.C.  Loan Act,  1929 " :
Sec. 6  (o)	
Sec. 6  (6)	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1930 " :
Sec. 6   (a)	
Sec.  6   (6)	
Sec. 6  (<J)	
' B.C. Loan Act, 1931 '
Sec.  6   (a)	
Sec. 6   (a)	
Sec 6 (B).
Sec. 6 (c)..
Sec. 6 (d).
Sec. 6 (e)..
Pacific Great Eastern Construction
Loan Act,  1928 "	
" Soldiers' Land Act,  1918 "	
Highways,  Bridges,  Ferries,  etc..
Highways,   Bridges,   Ferries,   etc..
Public Buildings 	
Highways,   Bridges,   Ferries,   etc	
Public Buildings 	
University Endowment Lands Adminis
tration Account 	
Highways, Bridges, Ferries, etc	
Highways, Bridges, Ferries, etc. (Unemployment Relief)  	
University Endowment  Lands Adminis
tration Account 	
Conservation Fund 	
Court-house, Victoria 	
Unemployment Relief :
Public Works 	
Direct  Relief 	
Public Health 	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway..
$27,547.59
147,019.21
$504,056.99
425,884.18
10,000.00
$52.51
52,890.03
174,506.80
939,941.17
$1,325,724.82
154,181.03
200,000.00
125,000.00
3,903.81
1,250,407.40
166,893.84
13,697.11
3,239,808.01
605,000.00
$5,012,258.52
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling and Audit Branch at 31st December, 1931.
VICTORIA, B.C.:
Printed by Charles P. Banfielo,  Printer to the KiugTs Most Excellent Majesty.
1932.
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