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178 FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 195. 1892. K¤°¤**¤*¥ PW- for bake ovens at posts and in the field and repairs thereof; for extra pay to enlisted men employed on extra duty in the Subsistence Department for periods not less than ten days at rates fixed by law; for compensation of civilians employed in the Subsistence Department, and for other necessary expenses incident to the purchase, care, preservation, issue, sale, and accounting for subsistence supplies for the Army; for nf·>¤¤¤¤¤¤¤·>¤ ·»f ¤- the payment of the regulation allowances for commutation in lieu of “ rations to enlisted men on furlough, to ordnance sergeants on duty at ungarrisoned posts, to enlisted men stationed at places where rations in kind can not be economically issued, to enlisted men traveling on detached duty when it is impracticable to carry rations of any kind, to enlisted men selected to contest for places or prizes in the department, division, and army rifle competitions while traveling to and hom places mm:. of contest; in all, one million seven hundred thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War; and not more than one hundred and ten thousand dollars thereof shall be applied to ¤i~·i¤¤¤ ¤¤¤v¤<>¤r¤¤¤ the payment of civilian employees of the Subsistence Department, and muon. hereafter no enlisted man shall be entitled to receive more than one umm. ration daily: Provided, That sergeants of ordnance shall receive the cnnnsg, misuse same allowance of clothing as other sergeants in like staf Deputsergeants. ’ ments_ P3;,_¤{_${¤·¤”*°”°· QUABTEBIIASTEIUS nnrsnrmnnr. R¤g¤\¤¤¤rP¤¤¤- Regular. supplies: For the regular supplies of the Quartermaster’s Department, consisting of stoves and heating apparatus and repair and maintenance of the same, for heating officcs, hospitals, and barracks and quarters; of ranges and stoves and appliances for cooking and serving food; of fuel and lights for enlisted men, guards, hospitals, storehouses, and offices, and for sales to officers; for the equipments 0 bake houses to carry on post bakeries; for the necessary furniture, text books, paper, and equipments for the post schools and libraries; for the tableware and mess furniture for kitchens and mess halls, each and all for the enlisted men of the Army; of forage in kind for the horses, mules, and oxen of the Quartermaster’s Department at the several posts and stations and with the armies in the field, including its care and protection; for the horses of the several regiments of cavalry, the batteries of artillery, and such companies of infantry, members of the hospital corps, and scouts as may be mounted, and for the authorized number of officers’ horses, including bedding for the animals; of straw for soldiers’ bedding; and of stationery, including blank books, for the Quartermasters Department, certificates for discharged soldiers, blank forms for the Pay and Quartermaster’s Departments, and for printing division and department orders A¤=··g¤¤¤· and reports, two million five hundred and seventy-five thousand dol-

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Printing- on printing unless the same shall be done by contract, after due notice and competition, except in such case as the emergency will not admit of the giving notice for competition: Provided further, That after advertisement all the supplies for the use of the various departments and Purchases. posts of the Army shall be pnuchased where the same can be purchased the cheapest, quality and cost of transportation considered: And provided further, That hereafter no money appropriated for the support of Pipr ¤··r·1¤¤¤ ¤¤•i the Army shall be expended for post garden or exchanges, but this “° °°“"°' proviso shall not be construed to prohibit the use by post exchanges of public buildings or public transportation when, in the opinion of the Quartermaster-General, not required for other purposes. 1¤¤i¤¤¤¤¤1 ¤¤1>•¤¤¤·>¤- INCIDENTAL EXPENSES. For postage: Cost of telegrams on oihcial business received and sent by officers of the Army ; extra pay to soldiers employed on extra duty