DISBURSEMENTS All the disbursements of monies of the Exposition, was upon the order and direction of the Executive Committee. A regular approved form of disbursement voucher was used, showing the authority of the Executive Committee, checked and signed by the Auditor, certified as being correct by the Secretary and approved for payment by the Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee. They were then ready to present to the treasurer of the Exposition, and when properly receipted became a sight draft upon the Treasurer, payable on being presented at the First National Bank of Omaha. Pay rolls, incidental and minor expenses were paid by Secretary's check upon a special account, which were in turn protected by the regular disbursement voucher when issued in due course. In disbursing the funds of the Exposition upwards of 29,000 secretary's checks and 5,000 disbursement vouchers were issued. In the receipt of Exposition monies, amounting to nearly $2,000,000.00 it is worthy of note that but $4.52 of counterfeit, spurious, defaced or defective coin was found, and no counterfeit, or bad notes were sent back to the secretary, and all of the monies of the Exposition was deposited in bank, thus passing the careful scrutiny of the Bank's teller, splendid detectors of bad notes or spurious coin. The books and accounts of the Exposition being kept in this department, statements are submitted showing general ledger balances at closing, debit and credit. Also statements showing total receipts of the Exposition from all sources, the disbursement of said receipts both by departments and by requisition, and a summary of treasurer's statement showing all funds disbursed, is herewith given. STATEMENT OF BALANCES FROM GENERAL LEDGER October 1st, 1902 Debits: Distribution of assets (90 per cent) $292,482.00 Subscriptions unpaid 77,547.50 Bills Receivable, scrip of State of Washington 851.85 Expense prior to December 1st, 1896 3,898.36 General Expense 56,694.18 Ways and Means Department 138,691.62 Publicity and Promotion Department 97,784.92 Exhibits Department 100,126.40 Concessions and Privileges Department 52,745.25 Transportation Department 6,575.94 Buildings and Grounds Department 1,104,265.74 Interest and Discount 3,634.26 War Balloons (Balance of freight charges advan.) 2,537.94 Indian Congress (Cash advance) 4,597.62 $1,942,433.58 Credits: Capital stock (Stock subscriptions) $ 422,745.00 Donations (Donation subscriptions) 141,670.20 Exhibits (Receipts) 200,110.48 Concessions and privileges 286,146.68 Buildings and Grounds (Receipts) 38,128.22 Admissions (Receipts) 801,515.47 Music (Receipts) 3,520.85 Publicity and Promotion (Receipts) 525.33 Water (Receipts) 2,879.22 Souvenir coin medals (Receipts) 5,963.00 Power and light (Receipts) 28,550.96 Indian Congress (Receipts) 159.05 Salvage (Sales of Buildings and appurtenances) 21,519.12 $1,942,433.58 STATEMENT OF TOTAL RECEIPTS TO DATE Total receipts reported to June 26th, 1899 $1,972,194.40 Received from Bond Guarantee Acct. Collected in $3,800.00 Received from Frank Murphy Trustee 1,265.00 Received on Acct. Exhibits Dept. 79.20 Total Receipts since June 26th 1899 5,144.20 $1,977,338.69 DISBURSEMENTS BY DEPARTMENTS Distribution of assets (90 per cent) $ 293,884.50 Ways and Means Department 138.949.57 Publicity and Promotion Department 97,784.92 Exhibits Department 100,161.40 Concessions and Privileges Department 52,846.96 Buildings and Grounds Department 1,103,542.01 Transportation Department 6,575.94 Interest and Discount 3,634.26 General Expenses 56,610.06 Girls' and boys' building 9,438.35 Refunds 4,671.04 Indian Exhibit (cash advances) 4,597.62 Union Stock Yards (Special premiums) 875.00 War Balloons (freight charges paid) 3,126.46 Bond Guarantee account 36,800.00 $1,913,498.09 DISBURSEMENTS BY REQUISITION Capital stock (90 per cent) $ 293,884.50 Salaries and wages 356,831.75 Freight and express 19,634.19 Advertising 16,303.16 Printing and stationery 37,623.88 Photographing 4,844.60 Commissions paid 11,816.80 Souvenir medals 3,027.63 Furniture and miscellaneous 4,031.83 Telegraph and telephone 4,213.60 Interest and discount 3,637.56 Amusements 65,444.27 Insurance 16,104.43 Traveling, messenger and livery 30,134.66 Pictures and painting 22,957.03 Postage and revenue stamps 11,593.68 Taxes and license 17,273.69 Steam and electricity 76,842.34 Miscellaneous 125,357.49 Utensils 10,599.82 Grounds 111,994.55 Buildings 598,450.46 Sewers 3,690.54 Water 40,220,14 Awards 26,985.49 $1,913,498.09 Expenses prior to December 1st, 1896 3,898.36 General fund warrants redeemed 35,488.17 Bills payable redeemed 23,602.22 Bills receivable on hand 851.80 $1,977,338.69 Total disbursements since June 26th 1899, $6,975.71 TREASURER STATEMENT Mr. Herman Kountz, Treasurer. From the detailed report of the treasurer, the following summary is taken: June 26th, 1899, balance on hand $1,831.51 Deposits since June 26th, 1899 5,144.20 $6,975.71 Vouchers paid since June 26th, 1899 6,975.71 Balance on hand, October 1st, 1902, none.