367 54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 343 -JUNE 13, 1940 HOSPITAL CARE, CANAL ZONE GARRISONS For paying the Panama Canal such reasonable charges, exclusive Hospital care, Canal of subsistence, as may be approved by the Secretary of War for Zone garrs. caring in its hospitals for officers, enlisted men, military prisoners, and civilian employees of the Army admitted thereto upon the request of proper military authority, $80,000: Provided,That the subsistence ence pay- of the said patients, except commissioned officers, shall be paid to ments. said hospitals out of the appropriation for subsistence of the Army at the rates provided therein for commutation of rations for enlisted patients in general hospitals. CORPS OF ENGINEERS ENGINEER SERVICE, ARMY For the design, development, procurement, maintenance, altera- tion, repair, installation, storage, and issue of engineer equipment, instruments, appliances, supplies, materials, tools, and machinery required in the equipment and training of troops and in military operations, including military surveys and the Engineer School; for the operation and maintenance of the Engineer School, including (a) compensation of civilian lecturers, and (b) purchase and binding of scientific and professional books, pamphlets, papers, and period- icals; for the procurement, preparation, and reproduction of maps and similar data for military purposes; for expenses incident to the Engineer service in military operations, including military surveys, and including (a) research and development of improved methods in such operations, (b) the rental of storehouses and grounds within and outside the District of Columbia, and (c) repair and alteration of buildings; for heat, light, power, water, and communication service, not otherwise provided for; and for the compensation of employees required in these activities, $21,565,263, of which amount not to exceed $1,000,000 shall be available for payments under contracts for the procurement of Engineer equipment under the authorization contained in the Second Deficiency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1939. ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT ORDNANCE SERVICE AND SUPPLIES, ARMY For manufacture, procurement, storage, and issue, including research, planning, design, development, inspection, test, alteration, maintenance, repair, and handling of ordnance material, together with the machinery, supplies, and services necessary thereto; for sup- plies and services in connection with the general work of the Ord- nance Department, comprising police and office duties, rents, tolls, fuel, light, watery advertising, stationery, typewriting and computing machines, including their exchange, and furniture, tools, and instru- ments of service; to provide for training and other incidental expenses of the ordnance service; for instruction purposes, other than tuition; for the purchase, completely equipped, of plant vehicles, including trucks, ambulances, and station wagons, and for mainte- nance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn freight and passenger-carrying vehicles; for ammunition for military salutes at Government establishments and institutions to which the issues of arms for salutes are authorized; for services, material, tools, and appliances for operation of the testing machines and chemical laboratory in connection therewith; for publications for libraries of the Ordnance Department, including the Ordnance Office, including Post, pp. 602, 873, 875, 969. Post, pp. 378, 602 , 603,873,969,970. Equipment, instru- ments, etc. Engineer School, maintenance, etc. Maps, surveys, etc. Rentals. Operating, etc., ex- penses. Payments under contracts. 53 Stat. 643 . Post, pp . 602, 874, 969. Post, pp . 378, 002 , 603, 874, 969, 970. Manufacture. lssuo, otc. Contingent ex- penses. Vehicles. Ammunition for military salutes. Libraries of Ord- nance Department.