Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/358

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 333-JUNE 12, 1940 Maintenance of hos- pital, quarantine sta- tion, etc. Repairs and im- provements to build- ings and grounds. Purchase of books, etc. Medical charities. Care, etc., of in- digent patients at designated hospitals. Salaries. Miscellaneous. Incidental expenses. Advances for return of absconding proba- tioners. For maintenance of the hospital; for maintenance of the quaran- tine station, smallpox hospital, and public crematorium, including expenses incident to furnishing proper containers for the reception, burial, and identification of the ashes of all human bodies of indigent persons that are cremated at the public crematorium and remain unclaimed after twelve months from the date of such cremation; for maintenance and purchase of horses and horse-drawn vehicles; for medical books, books of reference, and periodicals not to exceed $500; for maintenance of non-passenger-carrying motor vehicles; and for all other necessary expenses, $292,000. For repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds, including acquisition (without reference to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, 41 U. S . C . 5) of the necessary transformers for a 4,000-volt electrical distribution system, and not to exceed $8,000 for the installation of an elevator in the Crippled Children's Building, $23,000. Purchase of books, musical instruments and music, expense of com- mencement exercises, entertainments, and inspection by New York State Board of Regents, and other incidental expenses of the training school for nurses, $600. Medical charities: For care and treatment of indigent patients under contracts to be made by the Health Officer of the District of Columbia and approved by the Commissioners with the following institutions and for not to exceed the following amounts respectively: Children's Hospital, including not to exceed $15,000 for dispensary cases to be paid for at existing rates, $80,000. Central Dispensary and Emergency Hospital, $80,000, including $25,000 for the establishment of a twenty-four-hour clinic at the Emergency-George Washington University clinic, of which not to exceed $20,000 shall be available for payment to said clinic for employment of personal services, and $5,000 for dispensary cases, redressings, radiographs, and other services, to be paid at existing rates. Eastern Dispensary and Casualty Hospital, $75,000. Washington Home for Incurables, $15,000. Columbia Hospital and Lying-in Asylum: For general repairs, including labor and material to be expended in the discretion and under the direction of the Architect of the Capitol, $5,000. COURTS JUVENILE COURT Salaries: For personal services, $98,190. Miscellaneous: For compensation of jurors, $1,00. For stationery, books of reference, periodicals, typewriters and repairs thereto, preservation of records, telephone service, traveling expenses, meals of jurors and prisoners, furniture, fixtures, and equip- ment, and other incidental expenses not otherwise provided for, $3,000. The disbursing officer of the District of Columbia is authorized to advance to the chief probation officer of the juvenile court upon requisition previously approved by the judge of the juvenile court and the auditor of the District of Columbia, sums of money not to exceed $50 at any one time, to be expended for transportation and traveling expenses to secure the return of absconding probationers, and to be accounted for monthly on itemized vouchers to the account- ing officer of the District of Columbia. 324 [54 STAT.