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DETAILS OF EXPENSES FOR FUEL, LIGHTS, REPAIRS, AND MIS
The appropriation for these purposes during the year was the same as for the previous year, $32,500, and was expended for the following items:
Watch and Housekeeping Department:
Ice (388,950 pounds).
glasses, etc.). .
Coal (3,909 tons).
Telephone service (i central station, 52 tele
phones, and 4 trunk lines).
1, 105. 39
32, 423. 34
FURNITURE, INCLUDING PARTITIONS, SCREENS, SHELVING,
AND ELECTRICAL WORK PERTAINING THERETO
Of the appropriation of $25,000 for these purposes the following expenditures were made during the year: Stack and shelving for Music Division.
$7, 419.00 Wood and glass inclosures for stack, Music Division .
1, 866. 00 Miscellaneous furniture (including tables, desks, stands,
cases, chairs, stools, window shades, hardware, etc.).. 3, 933. 05 Typewriting machines and repairing.
3, 299. 77 Repairing and fitting of miscellaneous furniture, including labor and materials...
2, 955. 74 Card catalogue cases and trays. ...
1, 550. 45 Carpets, rugs, runners, and linoleum.
1, 394. 05 Book lifts (one each for northeast and southeast stair towers). 1, 075.00
423. 50 Window awnings. Shelf book supports. .
367. 50 Newspaper holders.
132. 50 Electrical work for steel map cases. Electric fans and fittings. . Express, freight, and drayage.
81. 58 76.90 12. 37
24, 961. 41
NEW STACK IN SOUTHEAST COURT
This extensive structure, filling the entire southeast court-one of the four original open courts of the building, and needed to accommodate the growing collections of books, including bound newspapers—was finished and occupied last winter.
Its detail arrangement is shown in the section and typical floor plan herewith, repeated from last year's report, and its relation to the building as a whole is shown in the general floor plans of the building accompanying the report of the Librarian.
This stack is in use by the Library and already half filled.
The court filled by this stack is 150 feet long by 74 feet wide by 80 feet in height, containing about 748,000 cubic feet of space. The stack comprises a cellar for ventilation, elevator and electric apparatus, nine stories of shelving and an attic assorting and store room well skylighted. The