PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 343-JUNE 13, 1940 Allowanes of com- enlisted men of the Army. For payments: Of the regulation allow- mutation in lieu of rations. ances of commutation in lieu of rations to enlisted men on furlough, and to enlisted men when stationed at places where rations in kind cannot be economically issued, including retired enlisted men when ordered to active duty. For payment of the regulation allowance of commutation in lieu of rations for enlisted men, applicants for enlistment while held under observation, civilian employees who are entitled to subsistence at public expense, and general prisoners while sick in hospitals, to be paid to the surgeon in charge; advertising; for Pries, etc. providing prizes to be established by the Secretary of War for enlisted men of the Army who graduate from the Army schools for bakers and cooks, the total amount of such prizes at the various schools not to subsistence sup- exceed $900 per annum; and for other necessary expenses incident to plies the purchase, testing, care, preservation, issue, sale, and accounting tter substitutes, for subsistence supplies for the Army; in all, $45,639,198: Provided, restriction. That none of the money appropriated in this Act shall be used for the purchase of oleomargarine or butter substitutes for other than cook- ing purposes, except to supply an expressed preference therefor or for use where climatic or other conditions render the use of butter impracticable. thegur.pplies of Regular supplies of the Army: Regular supplies of the Quarter- pod, pr.S7, 601, master Corps, including their care and protection; field ranges, field 03,67. stoves for cooking food, coffee roasters, field bakery equipment, and appliances for cooking and serving food at posts (except fixed installations in buildings), in the field and when traveling, and repair and maintenance of such equipment; authorized issues of candles and matches; authorized issues of soap, toilet paper, and towels; for the necessary furniture, textbooks, paper, and equipment for the post schools and libraries, and for schools for noncommissioned officers; for the purchase and issue of instruments, office furniture, stationery, and other authorized articles for the use of officers' schools at the several military posts; for purchase of commercial newspapers, peri- odicals, market reports, technical books, and so forth; for equipment and furniture for kitchens and mess halls, each and all for the enlisted men, including recruits; for forage, salt, and vinegar for the horses, mules, oxen, and other draft and riding animals of the Quartermaster Corps at the several posts and stations and with the armies in the field, for the horses of the several regiments of Cavalry and batteries of Artillery and such companies of Infantry and Scouts as may be mounted, and for remounts and for the authorized number of officers' horses, including bedding for the animals; for seeds and implements required for the raising of forage at remount depots and on military reservations in the Hawaiian, Philippine2 and Panama Canal Departments, and for labor and expenses incident thereto, including, when specifically authorized by the Secretary of War, the cost of irrigation; for the purchase of implements and hire of labor for harvesting hay on military reservations; for straw for soldiers' bedding, stationery, typewriters and exchange of same, including blankbooks and blank forms for the Army, certificates for discharged soldiers, and for printing department orders and reports, $8,052,471. Clothing and equi- Clothing and equipage: For cloth, woolens, materials, and for the lost, pp. 7M6o01purchase and manufacture of clothing for the Army, including .8,7,970. retired enlisted men when ordered to active duty for issue and for sale; for payment of commutation of clothing due to warrant officers of the mine-planter service and to enlisted men; for altering and fitting clothing and washing and cleaning when necessary, for opera- tion of laundries, existing or now under construction, including pur- chase and repair of laundry machinery therefor; for the authorized issues of laundry materials for use of general prisoners confined at 358 [54 STAT.