the summer of 1900 the time of the chief executive officer and the
secretary was employed in obtaining information and data concerning
various exhibits contemplated by the board. From time to time this
information was placed before the executive committee, and early in
October the following superintendents and directors of exhibits were
chosen and allotments made:
J. H. Durkee of Sandy Hill, N. Y., superintendent salary $100 per
month for twelve months: and John McCann of Elmira. N. Y., assistant
superintendent : salary $75 month. Allotment for the exhibit, $15,000.
George A. Smith of Frankfort, N. Y., superintendent: salary $1200
for the entire period of his service. Allotment, $5,000.
S. D. Willard of Geneva, N. Y., superintendent : no salary, except
personal expenses, his assistant, F. E. Dawley, being allowed $1,000
for the entire period of his service. Allotment, $15,000.
Orel L. Hershiser of Buffalo, superintendent: salary $1,800 for
entire period of his service. Allotment, $3,300.