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SEVENTIETH CONGRESS . SEss. I . CH. 580. 1928 . 4, 1915, extending "the same powers and duties with respect to all parts and appurtenances of the locomotive and tender," and amend- ment of June 7, 1924, providing for the appointment from time to time by the In terstate Commerce Co mmission of not more than fifteen inspectors in addition to the number authorized in the first paragraph of section 4 of the Act of 1911, including such legal, technical, stenographic, and clerical help as the business of the offices of the chief inspector and his two assistants may require, and for traveling expenses, $493,856, of which amount not to exceed $70,000 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia . Valuation of property of carriers : To enable the Interstate Com- merce Commission to carry out the objects of the Act entitled "An Act to amend a n Act entitled `An A ct to regulate comme rce,' approved February 4, 1887, and all Acts amendatory thereof," by provid ing for a valuatio n of the several c lasses of property of carri ers subject thereto and securing information concerning their stocks, bonds, and other securities, approved March 1, 1913, including one director of valuation at $10,000 per annum, one supervisor of land appraisals, one supervising engineer, and one supervisor of accounts, at $9,000 each per annum, and one principal valuation examiner at $7,500 per annum, and traveling expenses, $2,200,000 : Provided, That this appropriation shall not be available for rent of buildings in the District of Columbia if suitable space is provided by the Public Printing and bind- Buildings Commission . ing . For all printing and binding for the Interstate Commerce Com- missio n, inc luding repor ts in all ca ses pro posing gener al cha nges i n transportation rates and not to exceed $10,000 to print and furnish to the States at cost report form blanks, and the receipts from such reports and blanks shall be credited to this appropriation, $265,000 : Provided, That no part of this sum shall be expended for printing the Schedule of Sailings required by section 25 of the Interstate Commerce Act . Not to exceed $5,000 of the appropriations herein made for the Interstate Commerce Commission shall be available for expenses, except membership fees, for attendance at meetings concerned with the work of the commission . Total. Interstate Commerce Commission, $7,654,745 . Comet ttee for VAero NATIONAL A DVISOR Y COM MITTE E FOR AERON AUTIC S nautics . Vol . 36, p. 914. Services in the Dis- trict . Physical valuation of railroads . Vol. 37, p. 701; Vol. 40, p.271;Vol. 42, p. 624 . Issue of stock, etc. Officials . Proviso . Re nt restriction, D. C. Proviso . Schedule of Sailings excepted . Vol . 41, p. 498. Attendance at meet- ings. All expenses. Post, p . 1627. Langley Laboratory. Services in the field and the District. W ind tunnel. For scientific research, technical investigations, and special reports in the field of aeronautics, including the necessary laboratory and technical assistants ; contracts for personal services in the making of special investigations and in the preparation of special reports ; traveling expenses of members and employees ; including not to exceed $500 for expenses, except membership fees, of attendance upon meetings of technical and professional societies ; office supplies and other miscellaneous expenses, including technical periodicals and books of reference ; equipment, maintenance, and operation of the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory ; purchase, maintenance, oper atio n, a nd e xcha nge of moto r-pr opel led pas seng er-c arry ing vehicles ; personal services in the field and in the District of Columbia ; in all, $587,000, of which amount not to exceed $72,560 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia and not to exceed $5,000 may be expended for the development and procurement of a design of a wind tunnel suitable for research on full-sized airplanes . i ng Tintin g and bind- For all printing and binding for the National Advisory Com- mittee fo r Aeronau tics, inc luding al l of its offices, laborator ies, and