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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.- CH. 343 -JUNE 13, 1940 EXPENSES OF COURTS MARTIAL For expenses of courts martial, courts of inquiry, military commis- sions, retiring boards, and compensation of reporters and witnesses attending same, contract stenographic reporting services, and expenses of taking depositions and securing other evidence for use before the same, $44,000. APPREHENSION OF DESERTERS, AND SO FORTH For the apprehension, securing, and delivering of soldiers absent without leave and of deserters, including escaped military prisoners, and the expenses incident to their pursuit; and no greater sum than $25 for each deserter or escaped military prisoner shall, in the dis- cretion of the Secretary of War, be paid to any civil officer or citizen for such services and expenses; for a donation of $10 to prisoner dis- charged otherwise than honorably upon his release from confinement under court-martial sentence involving dishonorable discharge, $15,000. FINANCE SERVICE For compensation of clerks and other employees of the Finance Department, including not to exceed $900 for any one person for allowances for living quarters, including heat, fuel, and light, as authorized by the Act approved June 26, 1930 (5 U. S. C . 118a), $1,644,413. CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES TO AND LOSS OF PRIVATE PROPERTY For payment of claims, including claims of military and civilian personnel in and under the War Department, not exceeding $500 each in amount for damages to or loss of private property incident to the training, practice, operation, or maintenance of the Army that have accrued, or may hereafter accrue, from time to time, $8,000: Provided, That settlement of such claims shall be made by the General Account- ing Office, upon the approval and recommendation of the Secretary of War, where the amount of damages has been ascertained by the War Department, and payment thereof will be accepted by the owners of the property in full satisfaction of such damages. CLAIMS OF OFFICERS, ENLISTED MEN, AND NURSES OF THE ARMY FOR DESTRUCTION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY For the payment of claims of officers, enlisted men, and nurses of the Army for private property lost, destroyed, captured, abandoned, or damaged in the military service of the United States, under the provisions of an Act approved March 4, 1921 (31 U. S. C. 218-222), $15,000. QUARTERMASTER CORPS 357 Post, pp. 601, 967. Courts martial, ex- penses. Post, p. 601. Apprehension *f de- serters, etc. Post, pp. 601, e64, 967. Compensation of clerks, etc. 46 stat. 818. Claims for damages, etc. Provso. Settlement. Claims of Army officers, etc. 41 Stat. 1436. Pest, pp. 601, 872, 967, 1046. Subsistence of the Army: Purchase of subsistence supplies: For Armystce th issue as rations to troops, including retired enlisted men when ordered Aot, pp 601, 967. to active duty, civil employees when entitled thereto, hospital matrons, applicants for enlistment while held under observation, general pris- oners of war, and general prisoners at posts; ice for issue to organiza- tions of enlisted men and offices at such places as the Secretary of War may determine, and for preservation of stores; for the subsistence of Ary Transport the masters, officers, crews, and employees of the vessels of the Army Transport Service; meals for recruiting parties and applicants for enlistment while under observation; for sales to officers, including Sles to offeers. members of the Officers' Reserve Corps while on active duty, and