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expense of the United States, uniforms, subsistence, and transportation by the most usual and direct routes within such limits as to territory as may be prescribed; for such expenditures as are authorized by said section and may be necessary for the establishment and maintenance of said camps; for furnishing such equipment, tentage, field equipage, and transportation belonging to the United States as may be necessary; for arms and ordnance equipment, including overhauling and repairing of personal equipment, machine-gun outfits, horse equipment, ammunition, targets and their accessories for target practice, and for overhauling and repairing arms for issue and use in connection with said camps, $250,000: Provided, That the funds herein appropriated shall not be used for the training of any person who is over forty-five years of age.

ORDNANCE STORES, EQUIPMENT, AND SO FORTH, RESERVE OFFICERS'

TRAINING CORPS.

For arms and ordnance equipment, including overhauling and repairing of personal equipments, machine-gun outfits, and horse equipments for use in connection with the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, established by the Act entitled “An Act for making further and more effectual provision for the national defense, and fo. other purposes," approved June 3, 1916 [as amended by act of June 4, 1920 (Bul. No. 25, W. D., 1920)], $100.

ORDNANCE SUPPLIES FOR MILITARY EQUIPMENT OF SCHOOLS AND

COLLEGES.

For arms and ordnance equipment, including overhauling and repairing of personal equipments, machine-gun outfits, and horse equipments for issue to schools and colleges in pursuance of the provisions of section 56 of the Act entitled “An Act for making further and more effectual provision for the national defense, and for other purposes," "approved June 3, 1916 [as amended by act of June 4, 1920 (Bul. No. 25, W. D., 1920), section 55a], $100.

TANK SERVICE.

For payment of the necessary civilian employees to assist in handling the clerical work in the office of the Chief of Tank Corps, the various Tank Corps organization headquarters, and Tank Corps schools; and for the payment of the necessary mechanics to assist in repairing and preserving tanks in the hands of Tank Corps units, $79,000.

INCIDENTAL EXPENSES, TANK CORPS SCHOOLS.

Incidental expenses in connection with the operation of the Tank Corps schools, $5,000.

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That no part of the appropriations made in this Act shall be to be made with a stop watch, or other time-measuring device, a time study of any job of any such employee between the such employee while engaged upon such work; nor shall any part of the appropriations made in this Act be available to addition to his regular wages, except for suggestions resulting in improvements or economy in the operation of any Govern. PURCHASE OF ARTICLES MANUFACTURED AT GOVERNMENT ARSENALS. tion of this Act shall be used or expended for the purchase or

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34 ADVANCES TO DISBURSING OFFICERS. to issue his requisitions for advances to disbursing officers and agents of the Army, under an “Army account of advances," so advanced to be exclusively used to pay, upon proper ers, obligations lawfully payable under the respective priations. pay and counterwarrant. The said charge, however, ticular appropriations shall be limited to the amount priated to each.

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That all orders or contracts for the manufacture of material pertaining to approved projects heretofore or hereafter placed with Government-owned establishments shall be considered as obligations in the same manner as provided for similar orders placed with commercial manufacturers, and the appropriations shall remain available for the payment of the obligations so created as in the case of contracts or orders with commercial manufacturers.

TRANSPORTATION OF WOUNDED AND OTHERWISE DISABLED SOLDIERS,

SAILORS, OB MARINES WHEN TRAVELING ON FURLOUGH.

The Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy, under such regulations and restrictions as they may provide, are hereby authorized to issue to all wounded and otherwise disabled soldiers, sailors, or marines under treatment in any Army, Navy, or other hospital, who are given furloughs at any time, a furlough certificate, which certificate shall be signed by the commanding officer at such hospital. This furlough certificate when presented by such furloughed soldier, sailor, or marine to the agent of any railroad or steamship company over whose lines said soldier, sailor, or marine may travel to and from his home during the furlough period shall entitle said soldier, sailor, or marine to purchase a ticket from the point of departure to point of destination and return at the rate of 1 cent per mile, and on presentation of such certificate on which such ticket has been issued the railroad or steamship company issuing such ticket shall be entitled to receive from the Treasury of the United States the difference between the amount paid for such ticket at the rate of 1 cent per mile and the regular schedule rate for such ticket. The sum of $250,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this paragraph.

Provided, That no part of the funds herein appropriated shall be expended in payment of the salary of any officer of the Army of the United States who shall issue or cause to be issued any order, written or verbal, preventing social intercourse be. tween officers and enlisted men of said Army while not on military duty when such order was not authorized by law or general Executive order : Provided further, That this limitation shall not apply to an officer who shall have acted in obedience to the mandates of his superior.

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PURCHASE OF ARMY STORES BY DISCHARGED RECEIVING TREATMENT

FROM THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.

That hereafter honorably discharged officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy, or Marine Corps who are being cared for and are receiving medical treatment from the Public Health Service shall, while undergoing such care and treatment, be per

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mitted to purchase subsistence stores and articles of other authorized supplies, except articles of the uniform, from the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps at the same price as charged the officers and enlisted men of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps.

REPAIRING ROAD DAMAGED BY GOVERNMENT MOTOR TRUCKS, TENAFLY,

NEW JERSEY.

That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized to complete the work of grading and paving that portion of Hickory Avenue lying between Knickerbocker Street and Jefferson Street in the borough of Tenafly, of the County of Bergen, and State of New Jersey, begun but not completed by the Government during the war with Germany: Provided, That the said borough shall bear one-half or more of the cost of the above work and the Government shall bear not over one-half of the cost of said work: Prorided further, That the share to be borne by the Government shall not exceed $5,200; and there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $5,200 for said work, to be paid on the completion of the work: Provided further, That the said borough shall contract to assume to pay and discharge all claims arising out of the present uncompleted condition of said Hickory Avenue,

RIFLES AND ACCESSORIES FOR ORGANIZATIONS OF WAR VETERANS.

That the Act entitled “An Act authorizing the Secretary of War to loan Army rifles to posts of the American Legion,” approved February 10, 1920, be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows:

“ That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized, under rules, limitations, and regulations to be prescribed by him, to loan obsolete or condemned Army rifles, slings, and cartridge belts to posts or camps of organizations composed of honorably discharged soldiers, sailors, or marines, for use by them in connection with the funeral ceremonies of deceased soldiers, sailors, and marines, and for other post ceremonial purposes; and to sell such posts and camps blank ammunition in suitable amounts for said rifles at cost price, plus cost of packing and transportation: Prorided, houerer, That not to exceed ten such rifies shall be issued to any one post or camp."

EMERGENCY COMMISSIONED PERSONNEL.

That the President is authorized to retain temporarily in service, under their present commissions, or to discharge and recommission temporarily in lower grades, such emergency officers as he may deem necessary; but the total number of officers on active duty, exclusive of retired officers and disabled emergency

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