54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 415 -JUNE 24, 1940 ville Dam, Columbia River, Oregon, as authorized by the Abts approved August 30, 1935 (49 Stat. 1038), and August 20, 1937 (50 Stat. 731), $3,400,000. SURVEYS AND MAPPING For topographic surveys and mapping as proposed in Senate Docu- ment Numbered 54, Seventy-sixth Congress, first session, to be trans- ferred to the Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, and to be applied to the same objects (but not limited to the amounts speci- fied for such objects) authorized in the Interior Department Appro- priation Act for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, in the first paragraph under the heading "Geological Survey" and in the sub- item for "Topograhic Surveys", and to the employment of personal services (not to exceed $30,400) in the District of Columbia, the pur- chase of office equipment for use in the District of Columbia, field and office stationery, and engraving and printing maps, $1,210,350, to remain available until June 30, 1942: Provided,That this appropria- tion shall be devoted to mapping in strategic areas, in accordance with priorities to be determined by the Secretary of War. 509 16 U. S. C., Supp. V, §§832-8321 . Topographic sur- veys, etc. Ante, p. 439 . Proviso. Mapping in stra- tegic areas. UNITED STATES SOLDIERS' HOME For maintenance and operation of the United States Soldiers' Home, to be paid from the Soldiers' Home Permanent Fund, $796,013. THE PANAMA CANAL For every expenditure requisite for and incident to the mainte- nance and operation, sanitation, and civil government of the Panama Canal and Canal Zone, and construction of additional facilities, including the following: Compensation of all officials and employees; foreign and domestic newspapers and periodicals; lawbooks; text- books and books of reference; printing and binding, including print- ing of annual report; rent and personal services in the District of Columbia; purchase or exchange of typewriting, adding, and other machines; purchase or exchange, maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles; claims for damages to vessels passing through the locks of the Panama Canal, as authorized by the Panama Canal Act; claims for losses of or damages to property arising from the conduct of author- ized business operations; claims for damages to property arising from the maintenance and operation, sanitation, and civil government of the Panama Canal, and construction of additional facilities; acqui- sition of land and land under water, as authorized in the Panama Canal Act; expenses incurred in assembling, assorting, storing, repairing, and selling material, machinery, and equipment hereto- fore or hereafter purchased or acquired for the construction of the Panama Canal which are unserviceable or no longer needed, to be reimbursed from the proceeds of such sale; expenses incident to con- ducting hearings and examining estimates for appropriations on the Isthmus; expenses incident to any emergency arising because of calamity by flood, fire, pestilence, or like character not foreseen or otherwise provided for herein; travel expenses, when prescribed by the Governor of the Panama Canal to persons engaged in field work or traveling on official business; not to exceed $2,000 for travel and subsistence expenses of members of the police and fire forces of the Panama Canal incident to their special training in the United States; Maintenance, etc. Maintenance, etc., expenses. Printing and bind- ing. Damage claims. Acquisition of land. Emergencies.