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 51  B
REPORT
OF   THE
Comptroller-General
of the province of
BRITISH COLUMBIA
1939-1940
PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE "AUDIT ACT,'
CHAPTER 19, R.S.B.C. 1936
PRINTED  BY
AUTHORITY  OF  THE  LEGISLATIVE  ASSEMBLY.
VICTORIA,  B.C. :
Printed by Charles F. Banfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1939.
i        	  To His Honour Eric Werge Hamber,
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. 1936.
Respectfully submitted.
JOHN HART,
Minister of Finance.
Department of Finance,
Victoria, 27th October, 1939. Victoria, 27th October, 1939.
Hon. John Hart,
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.
1936, 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  1939-40  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.)   Statement showing the Revenue and Expenditures for the First Six
Months of the Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to 30th September, 1939
(clause (a) of section 42) :—
(1.)   Revenue.
(2.)   Expenditure (charged to Income).
(3.)   Expenditure (charged to Loans).
(4.)  Unemployment Relief Fund—Appropriations.
(5.)   Unemployment Relief Fund—Expenditure.
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.
Nit. GG 6
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
(B.)
UNPROVIDED ITEMS IN EXPENDITURE FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED
31st MARCH, 1939.
STATEMENT of Expenditures on Services which have exceeded their Appropriations from
1st April, 1938, to 31st March, 1939, and for which Overexpenditure the Sanction of
Parliament is required.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
4
7
13
22
26
35
37
39
40
S.W. No.
41
46
53
54
55
60
71
72
74
77
86
87
90
93
100
109
123
126
127
134
139
140
Legislation ._ — 	
Department of Agriculture.
Minister's Office  - _~-
Horticultural Branch 	
Soil Survey Branch  .„
Rebates on Stumping-powder-
Department op the Attorney-General.
Attorney-General's Office-
Land Registry Offices „
Provincial Police — 	
Game Branch _ __	
Administration of Justice	
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries	
Department of Education.
Minister's Office    — —
Normal Schools  _ 	
School for the Deaf and the Blind	
Salary Grants   .__   _ —
Conveying Children to Central Schools .
Department of Finance.
Minister's Office   ,.
General Office  	
Controlling and Audit Branch	
Government Agents, Assessors, etc..
Department of Labour.
Minister's Office	
General Office	
Trade-schools Regulation
Department of Lands.
Minister's Office .
Water Surveys -.
Department of Mines.
Minister's Office 	
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
Minister's Office  __ 	
Provincial Museum  _. _ 	
Civil Service Commission    __.
Contingencies,   Incidentals,   Entertainments,
Grants, etc    	
In Aid of Destitute Poor and Sick— 	
Burial of Indigents    	
Carried forward.  	
$104,650.00
11,720.00
51,704.00
5,280.00
13,500.00
12,112.00
124.868.00
983,046.00
236,172.00
127,900.00
15,000.00
5,880.00
40,205.00
42,409.00
2,310,000.00
97,000.00
13,900.00
39,370.00
78,856.00
672,063.00
6,540.00
85,245.00
2,300.00
11,145.00
25,000.00
11,600.00
7,520.00
12,520.00
6,400.00
13,000.00
275,000.00
11,000.00
.,452,905.00
$129,353.59
11,767.92
51,817.56
5,311.55
15,416.25
13,659.39
125,274.82
1,037,470.48
249,563.60
146,426.33
15,224.37
7,107.36
50,792.22
43,988.24
2,335,581.67
101,552.15
16,333.88
39,914.87
80,530.04
681,513.33
14,059.11
85,566.45
2,336.95
11,669.21
25,257.47
13,778.58
8,513.37
12,534.72
7,875.26
19,041.54
277,170.54
11,499.98
Over-
expended.
$5,647,902.80
$24,703.59
47.92
113.56
31.55
1,916.25
1,547.39
406.82
54,424.48
13,391.60
18,526.33
224.37
1,227.36
10,587.22
1,579.24
25,581.67
4,552.15
2,433.88
544.87
1,674.04
9,450.33
7,519.11
321.45
36.95
524.21
257.47
2,178.58
993.37
14.72
1,475.26
6,041.54
2,170.54
499.98
$194,997.80 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
GG 7
Unprovided Items in Expenditure—Continued.
Vote
No.
Service.
Total
Appropriation.
Total
Expenditure.
Over-
expended.
Department of the Provincial Secretary
—Continued.
$5,452,905.00
$5,647,902.80
$194,997.80
141
Child  Welfare   Branch   (including  Adminis-
102,802.50
842,422.38
110,880.76
919,278.65
8,078.26
143
76,856.27
Department of Public Works.
153
11,010.00
166,650.00
12,274.40
170,585.14
1,264.40
155
Maintenance   of   Parliament   Buildings   and
Grounds  	
3,935.14
Department of Trade and Industry.
166
Bureau  of  Industrial  and  Tourist  Development    	
84,000.00
87,054.17
3,054.17
$6,659,789.88
$6,947,975.92
$288,186.04 GG 8
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
(C.)
STATEMENT OF PAYMENTS CHARGED AGAINST 1939-40 APPROPRIATIONS
WHICH DID NOT OCCUR WITHIN THE PERIOD OF THE ACCOUNT.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
2
9
35 (e)
36
36
36
36
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
92
97
97
97
97
103
103
106
132
143
143
143
143
143
143
145 (a)
147 (6)
147 {d)
147 (d)
158
158
158
159
159
159
159
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
161
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Sept., 1938	
Jan.-Mar., 1939	
Nov.-Dec, 1938	
Dec, 1938-Jan., 1939-
Jan., 1939	
Feb.-Mar., 1939	
Nov., 1938	
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939  	
Feb., 1939	
Feb., 1939	
Sept., 1938	
Nov .-Feb., 1939	
July-Sept., 1938 .
Nov., 1938-Mar., 1939
July, 1938 	
Sept., 1938	
Dec, 1938	
July, 1938	
July, 1938	
Mar., 1939 	
Mar., 1939	
July, 1938	
Feb., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Feb., 1939	
Feb., 1939— 	
Mar., 1939	
Jan.-Feb., 1939	
Aug.-Dec, 1938-Jan.,
1939	
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Jan.-Mar., 1939	
Oct., 1938 	
Feb., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Feb., 1939 	
Mar., 1939	
Aug., 1938- 	
Feb., 1939	
Oct., 1938	
Oct., 1938 	
Dec, 1938	
Feb., 1939	
Feb., 1939	
Jan., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Dec, 1938 	
Sept., 1938	
Mar., 1939	
June, 1938	
Feb., 1939	
May, 1937	
Feb.-Mar., 1939	
Feb., 1939 	
Feb., 1939	
Victoria Daily Times	
Cowichan Agricultural Society-
Hudson's Bay Company	
A. G. Naismith, M.D	
Imperial Oil, Ltd	
The Vancouver Sun	
Whitaker & Revercomb, Ltd	
Union Steamship Co-
Canadian National Steamships..
Walter S. Owen	
Walter S. Owen	
Walter S. Owen	
Walter S. Owen	
Walter S. Owen	
K. A. Pincott— 	
Morris Soskin	
Morris Soskin	
Morris Soskin	
Okanagan Telephone Co	
Stewart Wood	
Stewart Wood	
Sundry persons-
Marshall-Wells B.C., Ltd-
Clarke & Stuart Co., Ltd....
Lisle Fraser	
Alberni Hardware Co., Ltd	
Provincial Royal Jubilee Hospital.
Dr. W. G. Brown	
Mallery Drug Store	
Mallery Drug Store  	
E. & T. Raper  	
Dr. Ray C. Shaw	
Baal's Drug Store  	
Vital Statistics	
B.C. Telephone Co._
I. Okamoto	
Fernie General Hospital..
Vital Statistics	
Canadian Pacific Express Co.-
Survey Branch	
Stocker's Transfer Co., Ltd	
Little & Taylor—. 	
Little & Taylor	
Little & Taylor  	
Home Oil Distributors, Ltd	
Home Oil Distributors, Ltd	
Home Oil Distributors, Ltd	
Imperial Oil, Ltd 	
Standard Oil of B.C., Ltd	
Simms Service and Garage..
Simms Service and Garage-
Sundry persons  	
John Donaldson.. 	
Robert A. Brown 	
Municipality of District of Mission-
Sundry persons	
Bennett Hardware	
Receiver-General of Canada-
Gordon & Belyea, Ltd 	
Gordon & Belyea, Ltd	
Advertising   	
Rent    --.
Storage 	
Services  	
Labour and supplies
Advertising   	
Supplies   	
Transportation 	
Transportation 	
Services  	
Services  	
Services  	
Services  	
Services 	
Services  	
Services 	
Services  	
Services  	
Service __
Supplies   	
Supplies   _ 	
Pay-list  -	
Supplies    	
Supplies    	
Supplies   	
Supplies   	
Supplies    	
Services 	
Medicines  	
Medicine 	
Milk   	
Dental services 	
Drugs 	
Services  - 	
Tolls  	
Transportation	
Treatment	
Tabulating  	
Freight charges _
Maps  	
Freight charges —
Repairs to clock —
Repairs to clock ....
Repairs to clock ....
Drums  	
Drums _ _
Gasoline    	
Gasoline   	
Motor-oil   	
Kerosene    	
Kerosene   .'.
Pay-list   	
Supplies   	
Supplies     	
Road-work 	
Pay-list   	
Supplies   	
Rent of pile-driver
Supplies    	
Supplies   	
$27.00
90.00
10.00
60.00
11.50
602.48
43.70
20.80
17.25
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
82.50
85.00
293.50
475.62
1.00
2.85
2.25
122.52
8.88
22.35
5.41
31.03
5.00
2.00
1.35
.60
1.32
2.00
38.20
112.74
6.45
24.00
10.50
169.08
.95
21.25
2.12
3.50
1.50
1.50
16.00
40.00
7.52
704.00
2.51
2.80
4.20
30.40
1.80
2.70
427.68
22.40
2.40
382.50
18.21
18.56 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
GG 9
Statement of Payments charged against the 1939-40 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
164
164
S.W.No.2
S.W.No.2
S.W.No.6
Statutory
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Jan.-Mar., 1939..
Sept., 1938	
Mar., 1939	
Jan.-Mar., 1939..
Oct.-Nov., 1937-
Mar., 1939-
Feb., 1939 -
Mar., 1939...
June, 1938-
Nov„ 1938-
Dec,1938-
Jan., 1939—
Jan., 1939—
Feb., 1939—
June, 1938-
Jan., 1939—
Mar., 1939-
July, 1937—
Aug., 1937-
Sept., 1937-
Oct., 1937—
Nov., 1937...
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Feb., 1938 —
Mar., 1938..
Apr., 1938...
Nov., 1938-
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Jan., 1939 —
Feb., 1939 ...
Mar., 1939...
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Feb., 19.39-
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Mar., 1939...
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Feb., 1939...
Mar., 1939...
May, 1938 ..
June, 1938...
Apr., 1938...
July, 1938 ...
Aug., 1938...
Dec, 1938-..
Jan., 1939....
Feb., 1939-
Feb., 1939—
Mar., 1939-
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Mar., 1939...
Feb., 1939 ...
Mar., 1939...
Mar., 1939-
Oct., 1938....
Feb., 1939 ..
Mar., 1939 ..
Aug., 1938 ..
Sept., 1938 .
Nov., 1938..
Dec, 1938 ..
Mar., 1939 .
Little & Taylor..... 	
Singer Sewing Machine Co..
Radio Sales Service, Ltd	
Sundry persons	
Dominion Bridge Co., Ltd.—
Kelowna Courier
Corporation of C
Corporation of C
Corporation of C
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Corporation of C
Corporation of C
Corporation of C
Corporation of C
Municipality of Burnaby
Municipality of Burnaby	
Municipality of Surrey 	
Municipality of Surrey 	
Municipality of Surrey  	
Municipality of Surrey	
Municipality of Surrey 	
Municipality of Surrey 	
Municipality of Surrey   	
Municipality of Surrey  ____	
Municipality of Surrey   	
Municipality of Surrey  	
Municipality of Surrey 	
Corporation of District of Mission ...
Corporation of District of Mission ....
Municipality of Delta	
Municipality of Delta  	
Corporation of City of Armstrong
Corporation of City of Vancouver ....
Corporation of City of Vancouver ....
Corporation of City of Vancouver ...
Corporation of City of Vancouver _
Corporation of City of Vancouver-
Corporation of City of Vancouver ...
Corporation of City of Vancouver ....
Corporation of City of Vancouver	
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ty of Vancouver	
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ty of Vancouver	
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Repairs to clocks
Repairs
Parts  for radio  .
Sundry  expenses
Pattullo   Bridge
water-main  	
Advertising   _.
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Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
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Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
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Direct Relief .
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Direct Relief .
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$8.00
2.10
20.64
1,534.71
13,962.43
7.96
4.80
26.50
6.48
1.25
5.56
2.25
6.00
18.00
22.00
1.92
10.72
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.40
4.40
5.04
4.40
4.40
4.40
4.25
4.90
6.09
5.45
12.95
12.95
20.40
3.00
1.40
3.00
10.40
8.54
6.08
4.70
4.70
4.70
4.70
4.70
4.70
4.70
4.70
4.70
10.08
10.08
6.92
6.92
2.76
3.00
38.40
13.70
20.56
41.63
13.70
13.70
21.72
25.82
74.62 GG 10
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
Statement of Payments charged against the 1939-40 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Name.
Particulars.
Amount.
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
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Statutory
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Aug., 1938...
Sept., 1938...
Oct., 1938	
Nov., 1938—
Dec, 1938-
Jan., 1939.....
Feb., 1939—
Mar., 1939....
Jan., 1939....
Mar., 1939...
Feb., 1939...
Mar., 1938—
Apr., 1938 ....
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June, 1938—
July, 1938.....
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Oct., 1938
Nov., 1938—
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Feb., 1939 ....
Mar., 1939...
Mar., 1939 ...
Mar., 1939....
Feb., 1939...
Mar., 1939 .
July, 1938-Mar., 1939..
Mar., 1939 :	
Sept., 1938	
Feb., 1939 	
Mar., 1939- 	
Nov., 1938-Jan., 1939...
Feb.-Mar., 1939 	
Feb., 1939 	
Mar., 1939 -....
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939 	
Mar., 1939 	
Feb., 1939 	
Mar., 1939—. 	
Feb., 1939	
Jan., 1939	
Feb., 1939	
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939. 	
Mar., 1939  	
Mar., 1939—	
Apr., 1938	
May, 1938 	
June, 1938	
July, 1938  	
Oct., 1938  	
Feb., 1939  	
Mar., 1939 	
Mar., 1939	
Mar., 1939—	
Oct., 1938	
Oct., 1938  	
Nov., 1938	
Mar., 1939 	
Feb., 1939	
Feb., 1939	
Mar., 1939  	
Corporation of City of Vancouver ...
Corporation of City of Vancouver-
Corporation of City of Vancouver-
Corporation of City of Vancouver-
Corporation of City of Vancouver..
Corporation of City of Vancouver-
Corporation of City of Vancouver-
Corporation of City of Vancouver ..
Municipality of Surrey	
Municipality of Surrey. 	
Municipality of Surrey  	
Municipality of Surrey	
Municipality of Surrey  	
Municipality of Surrey  	
Municipality of Surrey 	
Municipality of Surrey.... 	
Municipality of Surrey	
Municipality of Surrey.... 	
Municipality of Surrey	
Municipality of Surrey	
Municipality of Surrey.
Municipality of Burnaby	
Municipality of Burnaby.. 	
Corporation of City of Kamloops..
Corporation of City of Victoria.....
Hutcheson Drug Store, Ltd 	
Hutcheson Drug Store, Ltd	
Penticton Hospital Board... 	
Drs. MacKenzie and Auld	
Dr. T. H. Bourque  	
Dr. T. H. Bourque  	
Dr. T. H. Bourque 	
Dr. W. A. Richardson	
Dr. E. G. Hollies  	
Dr. W. H. Mclntyre	
Lang's, Ltd 	
Dr. A. Francis  	
R. W. Large 	
John Love 	
Owl Drug Co., Ltd...
Revelstoke Hospital Society..
Dr. H. A. Christie	
Vernon Jubilee Hospital	
Vernon Jubilee Hospital _
Vernon Jubilee Hospital.	
Mrs. Harvey Doll...  	
H. M. Wooldridge.....
Dr. A. G. Lough
LeSage Drug Store	
LeSage Drug Store	
LeSage Drug Store	
LeSage Drug Store	
LeSage Drug Store	
Drs. MacKenzie and Auld .
Allison Drug & Book Co....
Drs. MacKenzie and Auld..
Drs. Shaw and Dunham ....
The C. S. Williams Clinic.
Reliable Drug Store	
Dr. L. M. Greene	
Royal Jubilee Hospital	
Mrs. Annie Seiber	
R. J. Steen _. _ 	
R. J. Steen	
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
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TJ " Direct Relief
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Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief
Direct Relief .
" J " Direct Relief
" J " Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
Direct Relief .
" U"
"TJ"
"U"
"TJ"
"TJ"
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"TJ"
"TJ"
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"J"
"J"
"J"
"J"
"J"
"J"
"J"
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"J"
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$4.02
4.02
4.02
6.04
6.76
6.04
6.04
28.69
35.78
23.18
32.19
10.36
10.16
10.16
4.16
4.32
10.16
10.16
10.16
15.24
37.07
8.04
8.04
13.28
17.10
5.75
4.00
202.50
25.00
8.00
2.00
4.00
11.00
132.00
22.50
11.18
100.00
5.00
.60
6.62
15.00
1.50
50.25
50.25
35.25
43.50
2.00
2.00
.30
.25
.84
.25
.75
63.50
33.70
67.00
53.00
35.00
.80
15.00
4.00
10.00
2.60
7.50 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
GG 11
Statement of Payments charged against the 1939-40 Appropriations—Continued.
Vote
No.
Date of Service.
Particulars.
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Statutory
Sept.
Sept.
Mar.
Feb.-
Jan.,
Mar.
Mar,
Mar,
Dec,
Feb.,
Mar.,
Feb.,
Jan.,
Mar..
Jan-
Jan.,
Feb.,
Feb.,
Nov.,
, 1938	
, 1938	
1939	
-Sept., 1936	
1939 	
, 1939  	
, 1939. 	
, 1939— 	
1938-Mar., 1939.
1939 	
, 1939... :	
1939	
1939	
, 1939	
Mar., 1939	
1939... 	
1939  	
1939  	
1938-Mar., 1939
Cowan Hardware Co.—
C. H. Hughes & Sons....
Imperial Oil Co., Ltd....
David Spencer, Ltd..
Legion Cartage & Delivery	
Corporation of City of Chilliwack .
Abbott House Association	
Canada Packers  	
L. J. Laverock	
Standard Brands, Ltd 	
Standard Brands, Ltd 	
Harrison Lake Transport Co., Ltd—
Harrison Lake Transport Co., Ltd—
Cowichan Produce, Ltd	
Willcox, Ltd..
Shell Oil Co. of B.C., Ltd.-
Shell Oil Co. of B.C., Ltd.~
Rev. Geo. Kinney..
Petty Cash Account, Citizens' Recreational Council  	
:' F " Direct Relief
" F " Direct Relief
" F " Direct Relief
" G " Direct Relief
" H " Supervision .
" R " Direct Relief
" R " Direct Relief
Works Relief 	
Works Relief 	
Works Relief	
Works Relief 	
Works Relief 	
Works Relief	
Works Relief 	
Works Relief 	
Works Relief	
Works Relief 	
Works Relief	
Works Relief 	
$7.85
10.00
6.83
30.38
1.25
10.00
595.20
32.61
220.00
.44
2.37
6.00
36.00
120.00
3.75
57.70
54.72
4.75
118.19
$22,919.93 GG 12
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
(D.)
STATEMENT OF SPECIAL WARRANTS ISSUED BETWEEN THE  SESSIONS
OF 1938 AND 1939.
Date of
Approval.
No. of
Warrant.
Service.
Amount of
Warrant.
Expenditure.
TO MEET EXPENDITURE FOR THE FISCAL
YEAR ENDED 31ST MARCH, 1939.
Department of the Attorney-General.
March 24, 1939
8
9
$37,500.00
4,000.00
$37,500.00
March 24, 1939...
Constitutional Litigation and General Law Costs 	
273.52
Department of Finance.
Feb   10   1939
7
50,000.00
34,936.21
Department of Public Works.
Dec. 31, 1938.
6
Refund to  City of  New Westminster re  street-car
track at north approach to Pattullo Bridge	
TO MEET EXPENDITURE  FOR THE FISCAL
YEAR  ENDED  31st  MARCH,  1940.
13,102.19
13,102.19
$104,602.19
$85,811.92
Department of Finance.
May 29, 1939
July 15, 1939
2
4
S50.000.00l   $40.785 64
Grant   to   City   of   Prince   Rupert   towards   cost   of
expenditures   upon   streets   where  Province  holds
title to property  	
40,000.00
40,000.00
Department of the Provincial Secretary.
May 29, 1939
3
Expenses   in  connection   with   submission   to   Royal
Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations
Department op Public Works.
32,000.00
30,560.50
Sept. 26th,  1939
6
Cost of 12-inch water-main across Pattullo Bridge	
Railway Department.
13,962.43
13,962.43
April  4,   1939
Aug. 12, 1939
1
5
Operation of Old Fraser River Bridge—
April 1st to June 30th, 1939    	
July 1st to December 31st, 1939   	
16,300.00
28,870.00
f 26,480.84
$181,132.43
$151,789.41 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
GG 13
(E.)
(1.)
STATEMENT SHOWING THE REVENUE FOR THE  FIRST SIX MONTHS OF THE
PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1939.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1939.
$14,000.00
$16,000.00
85,000.00
50,000.00
5,000.00
244,000.00
3,850,000.00
55,000.00
265,000.00
100,000.00
370,000.00
2,500,000.00
55,000.00
40,000.00
5,000.00
9,000.00
8,000.00
39,000.00
5,000.00
$7,701,000.00
$1,600.00
4,000.00
100.00
$5,700.00
$29,151.06
190,000.00
555,410.40
100,000.00
750,000.00
$1,624,561.46
210,000.00
95,000.00
460,000.00
3,150,000.00
7,000,000.00
19,080.00
280,000.00
1,500,000.00
400,000.00
$14,738,641.46
Current Account.
Department of Agriculture:
Miscellaneous Receipts .
Department of the Attorney-General:
" Administration Act "—fees, etc.	
Companies Branch  ._     	
Court fees and fines  	
Dog licences ....      	
" Game Act "—fees and licences — 	
" Government Liquor Act "   —  	
" Insurance Act "   	
Land Registry fees        —
Law-stamps         - — 	
" Motor-vehicle Act ":
Registration fees, etc   — —	
Annual  licences,  motor-vehicles   (except  motorcycles)  	
Annual licences, chauffeurs    -
" Moving Pictures Act " >. 	
" Real-estate Agents' Licensing Act "	
" Securities Act "     —   —
Sheriffs' fees        	
Trade licences  . .	
Miscellaneous receipts
Department of Education:
Teachers' examinations and certificates
Text-book Branch   (net profits)  	
Miscellaneous receipts   	
Department of Finance:
Dominion of Canada:
Annual interest   	
Annual subsidy      	
Annual grant per capita	
Annual grant for lands conveyed
Interim payment on account of annual subsidy .
Amusements-ticket tax  	
Coal and coke tax     	
Fuel-oil tax       	
Gasoline tax     	
Income tax       	
Interest:
"Dyking Assessments Adjustment Act " .
Miscellaneous    	
Land taxes:
Real property      	
Wild land, coal and timber lands	
Carried forward..
$7,816.86
27,714.95
29,463.45
132,426.25
1,859,794.72
7,586.68
122,037.94
51,693.35
223,855.38
560,011.19
13,863.00
11,316.33
4,094.92
5,868.95
2.707.76
19,992.50
4,488.54
$1,000.00
2.00
$14,575.53
95,000.00
277,705.20
50,000.00
375,000.00
$812,280.73
111,052.75
34,160.11
200,350.40
1,824,929.03
3,916,051.33
173,103.13
1,418,222.63
396,895.31
$5,529.52
3,084,732.77
1,002.00
8,887,045.42     $3,091,264.29 GG 14
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
Statement of Revenue for the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
Service.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1939.
$14,738,641.46
450,000.00
Current Account—Continued.
$8,887,045.42
301,397.56
40,130.00
75,777.63
162,136.65
5,690.88
709,646.47
725,388.53
38,042.31
11,551.69
$3,091,264.29
Department of Finance—Continued.
50,000.00
Poll tax                                    ' —
140,000.00
170,000.00
11,000.00
650,000.00
750,000.00
15,000.00
50,000.00
3,000.00
Unworked  Crown-granted mineral claims —	
Department of Fisheries:
$17,027,641.46
10,956,807.14
$110,000.00
87,820.00
Department of Labour:
Elevator inspection and examination fees 	
$586.50
30.00
$1,000.00
Department of Lands:
$1,000.00
$9,644.41
56,494.76
42,040.90
5,363.81
25,569.44
249,060.35
959,855.67
318,429.00
62,161.59
3,495.11
616.50
$15,000.00
150,000.00
100,000.00
11,000.00
60,000.00
Sundry fees and sale of maps  	
525,000.00
1,775,000.00
550,000.00
285,000.00
12,000.00
Legislation:
Private Bills fees     _  	
$3,483,000.00
$402.00
55,738.25
189.50
66,751.38
1,732,115.04
$1,000.00
Department of Mines:
Bureau of Mines ,           ...   .
$400.00
70,000.00
400.00
Free miners' certificates  	
Miners' examinations and certificates  	
140,000.00
Mining receipts, general        .
Department of Municipal Affairs:
Miscellaneous receipts   	
Department of the Provincial Secretary:
King's Printer  (net profits)   	
$210,800.00
123,081.13
$1,000.00
75.00
$20,000.00
25,000.00
Marriage licences   	
$19,060.00
7,880.70
346.15
12,000.00
Vital statistics     	
500.00
Miscellaneous receipts  	
$57,500.00
27,286.85
$16,019,065.95 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
GG 15
Statement of Revenue for the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year—Continued.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
Service.
Revenue for 6 Months ended
30th September, 1939.
$100,000.00
5,000.00
$105,000.00
$2,000.00
$2,000.00
3,719,641.46
$1,000.00
100,000.00
$101,000.00
$28,820,641.46
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward  	
Public Utilities Commission:
Fees (sec. 126)  	
Department of Public Works:
Traffic control 	
Miscellaneous receipts 	
Railway Department:
Inspection fees __	
New Westminster Bridge tolls
Refunds of Expenditure:
Charged to Income ...
Charged to Loans 	
Total Revenue
$34,342.45
296.05
$1,089.20
29,885.87
$169.02
65,238.04
$16,019,065.95
4,665.00
34,638.50
30,975.07
$16,089,344.52
65,407.06
$16,154,751.58 GG 16
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
(E.)
(2.)
* STATEMENT  SHOWING THE  EXPENDITURE  FOR THE  FIRST  SIX MONTHS
OF THE PRESENT FISCAL YEAR, VIZ., FROM 1st APRIL
TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1939.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1939.
$7,028,989.83
907,200.00
224,052.00
527,700.00
$8,687,941.83
$131,810.00
$19,040.00
$13,280.00
34,120.00
8,700.00
51,704.00
19,080.00
110,830.00
23,570.00
7,612.00
4,780.00
5,280.00
8,000.00
10,500.00
4,532.50
1,500.00
1,500.00
1,000.00
6.500.00
12 000.00
2,500.00
1,000.00
5,000.00
500.00
$333,488.50
$13,612.00
25
30,020.00
26
24,061.00
27
18,785.00
28
10.00
29
12,118.00
30
25,681.00
31
$124,287.00
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Current Account.
Public Debt:
Interest, Premium, and Exchange	
Pacific Great Eastern Railway—Interest on
Guaranteed Bonds 	
Sinking Funds  ;	
Redemption of Debt   	
Legislation
Premier's Office
Department of Agriculture:
Minister's Office    	
General Office     	
Markets Branch       „—
Horticultural Branch      —
Plant   Pathology,   Entomology,   and  Apiary
Inspection         	
Live Stock Branch . ..      	
Field Crops and Seed Improvement Branch...
Women's Institutes  —  	
International, National, and Provincial Exhibits               	
Soil   Survey   Branch       	
Automobiles and Accessories        _   	
Agricultural Associations and Fairs—Buildings, Grants, etc.     . 	
Corporation of City of Victoria . 	
Interior Provincial Fair Association 	
Chilliwack Agricultural Association 	
In Aid of Kamloops Bull Sale 	
Farmers' Institutes   	
Rebates on Stumping-powder  	
Rodent and Insect Pest Extermination	
Incidentals and Contingencies   	
Agricultural Investigations and Extension—
Expenses      ._.   _
" Pound District Act "—Expenses 	
" Natural Products Marketing (B.C.) Act "
" Codling-moth Control Act, 1922," Sec. 3 _
" Grasshopper-control Act, 1930," Sec. 9 	
Department of the Attorney-General:
Attorney-General's Office   	
General Office   	
Companies Branch 	
Securities Branch       	
" Fire Marshal Act "   	
Censor of Moving Pictures
Sheriffs' Offices   	
Carried forward
1,982,349.77
447,260.16
301,815.46
518,000.00
$6,075.55
15,386.47
2,309.20
25,396.74
10,358.44
49,567.32
7,874.56
3,057.55
2,047.77
2,576.89
1,338.20
8,413.20
1,500.00
1,500.00
2,737.51
5,923.00
476.62
256.25
100.00
144.35
36.55
1,197.91
10,400.00
$6,271.59
14,825.29
11,151.12
10,777.47
5,361.18
10,908.09
$5,249,425.39
961.16
8,976.11
158,674.08
$59,294.74     $5,418,036.74
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling
and Audit Branch at 30th September, 1939. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
GG 11
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1939.
$124,287.00
11,620.00
3,380.00
122,654.00
67,465.00
883,079.00
209,946.00
238,137.00
94,650.00
15,000.00
15,000.00
31,400.00
1,500.00
1,800.00
1,500.00
$1,821,418.00
$3,030.00
28,470.00
10.00
62,000.00
51,360.00
55,160.00
119,660.00
41,520.00
46,011.00
2,310,000.00
165,000.00
13,000.00
5,000.00
95,000.00
7,500.00
1,500.00
1,750.00
550.00
78,000.00
5,000.00
16,000.00
5,000.00
426.530.00
5,000.00
740,000.00
$4,282,051.00
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65.
66
67
68
69
Stat.
Stat.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
Department  of  the  Attorney-General—Cont'd.
Official Administrator, Vancouver   	
Official Guardian  :  	
Land Registry Offices   	
Supreme and County Courts    	
Provincial Police     	
County  Gaols       	
Game  Branch 	
Administration of Justice   	
Coroners' Inquests and Inquiries 	
Constitutional  Litigation  and  General  Law
Costs     	
Destruction of Predatory Animals and Birds
(Bounties, Salaries, and Expenses)  	
Promotion  of Uniformity of Legislation  in
Canada        	
After-care of Youthful  Offenders   (Salaries
and Expenses)    	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
Department of Education:
Minister's Office   	
General Office     	
Text-book Branch  	
Free Text-books, Maps, etc.
Correspondence  Schools 	
Industrial Education ..—	
Inspection of Schools	
Normal Schools 	
School for the Deaf and the Blind 	
Salary Grants —    	
School Buildings, etc. ..      	
Education of  Soldiers' Dependent  Children
and Expenses   	
School    Tests;      High    School    and    Senior
Matriculation  Examinations  	
Conveying Children to Central Schools 	
School Libraries      — _
Summer   Schools   and   Teacher-training   for
Special Certificates 	
Official Trustee, Community School Districts
Board   of   Reference—Remuneration,   Fees,
and Expenses   	
Adult Education   	
School Radio Broadcasts       	
Curriculum   Revision   and   Educational   Research  (Salaries and Expenses) 	
Incidentals and Contingencies   	
University of British Columbia   	
Special Grant to Victoria College  	
"Public  Schools  Act,"  R.S.B.C.   1936:    Advances re rural district school taxes	
" Abbotsford   School   District   Act   Amendment Act, 1936 " -- 	
$59,294.74     $5,418,036.74
4,562.67
1,020.80
48,489.18
25,215122
470,952.39
75,534.70
107,190.69
34,642.68
6,348.66
1,018.99
14,311.86
789.60
900.00
484.53
$1,288.62
12,716.13
10.00
5,504.35
27,528.52
19,298.17
55,774.77
30,454.65
21,167.10
706,949.72
140,518.07
5,929.50
5,571.40*
27,615.04
2,751.78
1,258.97*
1,666.19
311.44
25,671.96
980.36
6,378.45
2,192.83
214,030.04
413,853.46
1,652.80
850,756.71
Carried forward ...
1,717,413.58
$7,986,207.03
* Excess of credits over charges to votes.
2 GG 18
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
$15,400.00
39,190.00
26,740.00
84,106.00
134,692.00
14,050.00
692,777.00
59,190.00
9,500.00
6,500.00
25,000.00
15,000.00
800.00
9,600.00
570,000.00
295,000.00
$1,997,545.00
$21,880.00
$15,250.00
82,935.00
8,740.00
9,920.00
3,340.00
5,740.00
13,780.00
37,553.00
9,000.00
807,813.34
$994,071.34
$12,645.00
509,650.68
6,000.00
154,000.00
500,000.00
4,000.00
$1,186,295.68
No. of
Vote.
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
S.W.No.2
S.W.No.4
84
85
86
87
90
91
92
93
Stat.
Stat.
94
95
96
97
99
Service.
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward 	
Department of Finance:
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Probate and Succession Duties Branch
Controlling and Audit Branch 	
Taxation Branch   	
Agent-General's Office and B.C. House, London, England   	
Government Agents, Assessors, etc. 	
Postal  Branch  	
Printing Public Accounts, Revenue Receipts,
Bonds, Cheques, Estimates, etc.  	
Interest on Suitors' Funds Deposits  	
Delinquent Extra-municipal School Taxes _
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
Grant to City of Greenwood   	
Grant to City of Rossland    	
" Municipalities   Aid   Act,"   R.S.B.C.    1936,
Chap. 201, Sec. 2—Share of motor-vehicle
and chauffeurs' licence fees    ~ 	
Interest  on   Superannuation   and   Teachers'
Pensions  Funds   — 	
" Coal    and    Petroleum    Products    Control
Board Act "   	
" Unclaimed Money Deposits Act "  	
" Public Libraries Act " — 	
Royal Visit    	
Grant to City of Prince Rupert 	
Department of Fisheries
Department of Labour:
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Factories Inspection    	
Apprenticeship Branch     	
Trade-schools  Regulation  ! 	
Safety Branch, Lumber Industry  '.	
Industrial     Conciliation     and     Arbitration
Branch    — —  ...
Employment Service     	
Reorganization of Employment Service 	
" Old-age Pensions Act " _. 	
" Industrial    Conciliation    and    Arbitration
Act" .._   	
Department of Lands:
Minister's Office 	
Salaries   	
Temporary Assistance
Expenses (including Administration, Maintenance of Buildings, Launches, Autos, and
other Equipment, etc.)  	
Forest Protection Fund   	
Grant to Canadian Forestry Association 	
Carried forward
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1939.
$7,986,207.03
$6,619.46
18,340.02
10,989.67
39,801.62
62,294.08
9,336.70
277,580.10
27,702.16
1,556.25
1,787.55
2,056.13
800.00
9,600.00
5,777.54
2,374.87
3,668.58
40,785.64
40,000.00
$7,487.79
39,245.78
2,939.20
4,413.30
1,353.83
2,669.81
3,359.41
22,675.99
2,694.60
376,693.93*
45.81
$5,840.17
287,614.76
700.09
89,850.85
250,000.00
4,000.00
561,070.37
8,807.51
463,579.45
$638,005.87     $9,019,664.36
* Dominion  contribution  for  quarter ended  30th   September,   1939,   deducted  from   expenditure  although   not
actually received at that date. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
GG 19
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
No. of
Vote.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1939.
$1,186,295.68
10,000.00
100
14,000.00
101
43,000.00
102
30,000.00
103
5,000.00
104
37,500.00
105
45,000.00
106
107
500.00
500.00
108
1,000.00
109
1,500.00
110
3,000.00
111
Stat
67,500.00
Stat
5,000.00
Stat
Stat
Stat
$1,449,795.68
$12,100.00
112
22,700.00
113
72,530.00
114
9,410.00
115
40,610.00
116
13,080.00
117
5,500.00
118
60,000.00
119
120
55,000.00
1,000.00
1,400.00
1,500.00
200.00
4,000.00
2,000.00
$301,030.00
$23,840.00
$11,770.00
16,632.00
47,760.00
12,520.00
6,400.00
$95,082.00
121
122
123
124
125
Stat.
Stat.
126
127
128
129
130
131
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
Department of Lands—Continued.
Reconnaissance and Cruising —
Forest   Research   	
Reforestation and Forest Nursery
Water Surveys
B.C. Hydrometric Service 	
" Soldiers' Land Act " (Chap. 80, 1918) _	
Surveys and Maps    	
Refund of Stumpage deposited with Dominion Government by Homesteaders, etc. 	
Refunds under " Land Act " and " Revenue
Act"  .	
Publicity
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
Provincial  Parks     	
" Forest Act," R.S.B.C. 1936, Sec. 32 (2) —
Forest Reserve Account   	
" Grazing Act," R.S.B.C. 1936, Sec. 14, Grazing:   Range Improvement Fund 	
" Land Settlement and Development Act,"
R.S.B.C. 1936    	
" Agricultural Act, 1915," Sec. 23 (5) 	
" Provincial Parks Act," R.S.B.C. 1936 	
Department of Mines:
Minister's Office 	
General Office 	
Mineralogical Branch  	
Assay Branch   	
Mines Inspection Branch 	
Mine-rescue and Training Stations
Grants    	
Oil Exploration in the Peace River Area 	
Grants in Aid of Mining Roads and Trails,
etc     	
Lectures  on   Practical   Geology  and  Mineralogy       ..—   .—
Subsidy   re   Explosives   to   assist   Bona-fide
Mineral Prospectors  	
Incidentals and Contingencies 	
Silicosis  Investigation  	
Sampling  Plants    	
" Complex Ore Process Aid Act, 1916 " 	
" Coal-mines Regulation Act " 	
Department of Municipal Affairs  	
Department of the Provincial Secretary:
Minister's Office     	
General Office   	
Libraries     	
Provincial Museum  ._. 	
Civil Service Commission 	
Carried forward
$638,005.87     $9,019,664.36
2,472.76
5,679.51
16,402.11
16,787.40
5,000.00
15,851.90
9,327.99
41.00
182.08
126.30
1,091.56
5,638.66
2,980.35
18,964.60
75.00
$7,400.46
12,357.61
31,914.67
3,853.37
17,679.02
4,756.03
4,853.75
12,985.47
15,895.78
297.44
1,664.56
1,000.00
63.35
$6,325.49
8,020.53
20,762.48
7,248.18
2,755.08
738,627.09
114,721.51
10,640.48
$45,111.76     $9,883,653.44 GG 20
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
$95,082.00
32,680.00
10.00
8,870.00
85,000.00
500.00
10,000.00
11,000.00
395,000.00
97,950.00
27,957.04
250,000.00
10,500.00
107,
910,
870,
1,121,
34,
76
48
49
12
17,
43,
15
825
860.00
910.00
547.60
833.00
885.00
525.00
603.50
,394.00
000.00
000.00
760.00
,000.00
000.00
4,200.00
1,000.00
$12,630.00
331,592.00
188,770.00
28,218.00
$561,210.00
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
Stat.
S.W.No.3
Current Account—Continued.
Brought forward
Department of the Provincial Secretary—Cont'd.
Administration    of    the    " Superannuation
Act " and " Teachers' Pensions Act "	
King's Printer 	
Government  House     	
Assessment    on    Class    13     (The    Crown),
" Workmen's Compensation Act " 	
Civil Service Schedule Bond   	
Grant to Canteen Fund Trustees	
Contingencies,   Incidentals,  Entertainments,
Grants, etc.   	
" Superannuation   Act "—Government   Contributions to Superannuation Fund  	
Health and Welfare Services:
Administration   ~   .  	
Welfare Branch (including Administration
of " Mothers' Allowances Act ") 	
In Aid of Destitute Poor and Sick 	
Burial of Indigents     	
Child  Welfare   (including  Administration
of " Infants Act ")  ..
Hospitals
Provincial Board of Health
Mental Hospitals
Provincial Home, Kamloops
Industrial Schools ......,.	
Provincial Infirmary, Marpole
Home for the Aged
Special Health and Welfare Services 	
In Aid of Resident Physicians .	
Grants to Charitable Associations, etc	
" Health  Insurance  Act "   	
" Mothers' Allowances Act "  .  —
" An Act to provide for the Payment of an
Allowance to Frederick Arthur Pauline,"
Chap. 49, 1931  	
" Public Inquiries Act," Chap. 131, R.S.B.C.
1936    .-    	
" Provincial Elections Act," Chap. 84,
R.S.B.C. 1936  	
Royal   Commission   on   Dominion-Provincial
Relations       	
Public Utilities Commission:
Stat. Administration   	
Stat. Highway Transport Branch
I
157
158
159
160
Department of Public Works:
Minister's Office      	
Administration      	
Maintenance   of   Parliament   Buildings   and
Grounds           	
Government House (Maintenance) 	
Carried forward ....	
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1939.
$45,111.76     $9,883,653.44
18,545.89
10.00
3,731.00
50,000.00
32.45*
5,000.00
5,569.19
76,236.45
40,944.04
13,600.95
105,843.88
3,673.95
54,916.04
504,115.38
313,651.38
231,663.69
7,940.19
27,419.72
15,025.85
3,648.92*
5,948.07
5,314.90
37,360.00
15,000.00
398,768.70
2,100.00
2,103.22
18,688.93
30,560.50
$24,665.08
24,228.85
$5,957.95
126,137.13
79,664.32
11,295.92
2,035,162.31
48,893.93
$223,055.32   $11,967,709.68
* Excess of credits over charges to votes. COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
GG 21
Statement of Expenditure for the First Six Months of Present Fiscal Year—Cont'd.
Estimated for
12 Months
ending 31st
March, 1940.
No. of
Vote.
Service.
Expenditure for 6 Months
ended 30th September, 1939.
$561,210.00
2,179,570.00
25,000.00
25,000.00
447,597.00
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
S.W.No.6
168
S.W. Nos.
1,5
169
170
171
172
173
174
Current Account—Continued.
$223,055.32   $11,967,709.68
949,772.49
400.45
15,717.39
119,033.28
2,350.00
Department of Public Works—Continued.
Roads, Ferries, Bridges, Wharves, etc.	
Local Highways within Municipal Limits ....
B.C.-Yukon-Alaska    Highway—Preliminary
Survey     	
Repairs, etc., Government Buildings through-
2,350.00
1.00
12,924.91
9,500.00
13,962.43
19,022.00
Electrical Energy Inspection —       	
Water-main   across   Pattullo   Bridge,   New
Railway Department:
$3,259,750.00
1,346,716.27
$21,330.00
$10,402.11
18,975.56
Operation of Old Fraser River Bridge 	
Department of Trade and Industry:
$21,330.00
29,377.67
$1,500.00
7,364.00
150 600.00
41 305.00
55,880.00
$506.25
General Office      .   	
Bureau of Information and Tourist Development  1...
Bureau of Economics and Statistics  -
3,288.52
73,266.62
15,551.69
31,430.30
Recoverable Expenditure:
" Soldiers' Land Act, 1918 "—Houses,  South
Vancouver     	
$256,649.00
124,043.38
$28,764,707.49
$13,467,847.00
$750.00
                      $403.10
$28,765,457.49
$13,468,250.10 GG 22
COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
(E.)
(3.)
STATEMENT   SHOWING   EXPENDITURES   AND   ADVANCES   OUT   OF   MONEYS
RAISED BY LOAN UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE  FOR
SPECIFIC PURPOSES, 1st APRIL TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1939.
Authority for Expenditure.
Service.
Expended
for 6 Months
ended 30th
September,
1939.
"B
"B
"B
"B
"B
"B
"B
"B
" B
" B
" B
"F
"U
C. Loan Act, 1928 "
Sec. 6 (a)  	
C. Loan Act, 1929 "
Sec. 6  (a) 	
C. Loan Act, 1930 "
Sec. 6  (a) 	
C. Loan Act, 1931 "
Sec. 6  (a) 	
C. Loan Act, 1932 "
Sec. 6  (6) 	
C. Loan Act, 1932 "
Sec. 6 (a)  	
.C. Loan Act, 1933 "
Sec. 6 	
C. Loan Act, 1935 "
'Sec 6  v.	
C. Loan Act, 1936 "
Sec. 6 	
C. Loan Act, 1936 "
Sec. 6  	
.C. Loan Act, 1936 "
Sec. 6 	
Roads, Bridges, etc..
Roads, Bridges, etc...
Roads, Bridges, etc...
Roads, Bridges, etc..
Roads, Bridges, etc..
Unemployment—Direct Relief-
Unemployment—Direct Relief.
Roads—Surfacing	
raser River (New Westminster) Bridge Act,
1935"     [
nemployment Relief Act," R.S.B.C. 1936, Sec,
3 !     ..
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc..
Public Buildings .	
Equipment Fund	
Fraser River Bridge	
Unemployment—Works Relief..
$186.48
1,000.00
2,900.00
697.60
922.25
402,400.90
2,563,699.10
58,994.61
118,757.34
33,174.76
50,000.00
118.75
546,551.75
$3,779,403.54
RECAPITULATION.
Roads, Bridges, Ferries, etc. —
Public Buildings   	
Equipment Fund  	
Fraser River Bridge    	
Unemployment—Direct Relief
Unemployment—Works Relief
$183,458.28
33,174.76
50,000.00
118.75
2,966,100.00
546,551.75
$3,779,403.54
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been received and entered in the books of the Controlling
and Audit Branch at 30th September, 1939.  GG 24 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40.
(E.)
(4.)
UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF FUND—APPROPRIATIONS.
Summary of Transactions for the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year, viz.,
from 1st April to 30th September, 1939.
Appropriations from Revenue Surplus (Appropriation) Account:
Direct Relief, 1938-39             $722,880.72
Works Relief, 1938-39              278,120.22
    $1,001,000.94
Proceeds of Loans:
Direct Relief, 1938-39:
"B.C. Loan Act, 1932," see. 6  (a)           $402,400.90
"B.C. Loan Act, 1933," sec. 6            2,563,699.10
$2,966,100.00
Works Relief, 1938-39:
" Unemployment Relief Act," R.S.B.C. 1936, sec 3             546,551.75
Advances by Minister of Finance:
Direct Relief, 1939-40       —.   $1,750,000.00
Works Relief, 1939-40            915,000.00
3,512,651.75
2,665,000.00
Add:
Unexpended Balances, 31st March, 1939:
Direct  Relief        $200,254.79
Works Relief  :          264,472.47
$7,178,652.69
Deduct:
Repayment of Advances:
Direct Relief, 1938-39      $3,600,000.00
Works Relief, 1938-39          1,069,100.07
464,727.26
$7,643,379.95
Unexpended Balances 30th September, 1939:
Direct  Relief        $585,407.11
Works  Relief         240,395.76
$4,669,100.07
825,802.87
5,494,902.94
Provincial Government Expenditure from 1st April to 30th  September, 1939, per statement of Unemployment Relief Expenditure  (E. 5)      $2,148,477.01 COMPTROLLER-GENERAL'S REPORT, 1939-40. GG 25
(E.)
(5.)
UNEMPLOYMENT RELIEF FUND—EXPENDITURE.*
For the First Six Months of the Present Fiscal Year, viz., from 1st April to
30th September, 1939.
Direct Relief:
Municipal:
Employables       —    $1,017,211.30
Physically  Unfit                  115,287.89
    $1,132,499.19
Provincial:
Employables     .-  $368,335.45
Physically Unfit and Homeless Persons   103,087.06
Non-contributory     77,718.24
Supervision     „....   86,398.64
Public  Health       69,525.68
Works Relief:
Dominion-Provincial Works Agreements:
Agreement of 7th July, 1937:
Assistance to Settlers     $8,865.77
Agreements of 8th November, 1938:
Farm Employment        1,422.55
Forest Development, Highway Construction, Winter Programme 95,708.00
Forest Development, Summer Programme            134,512.62
Agreements of 30th June, 1939:
Roads to National Parks        89,476.89
Mining Roads, Tourist Highways _     _        165,440.20
Agreement of 3rd July, 1939:
National Forestry Programme     41,711.03
Agreements of 8th July, 1939:
Youth   Training           118,705.40
Rehabilitation  —   -   40,306.15
705,065.07
$1,837,564.26
         696,148.61
Gross Expenditure      —   $2,533,712.87
Deduct Contributions received from Dominion Government for Direct Relief         385,235.86
Net Expenditure by Province for the six months period 1st April to
30th  September,  1939          $2,148,477.01
* This statement covers only such vouchers as have been  received and entered in the books of the Controlling
and Audit Branch at 30th September, 1939.
VICTORIA,   B.C. :
Printed by Charles F. Banfield, Printer to tbe King's Most Excellent Majesty.
1939.
275-1039-2164   

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