53 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 1 ST SESS.-CH. 88 -APR. 26 , 1939 diplomas for graduates; expense of lectures; apparatus, equipment, supplies, and materials for purpose of instruction and athletics, and maintenance and repair thereof; musical instruments and mainte- nance of band; care and maintenance of organ; equipment for cadet mess; postage, telephones, and telegrams; freight and expressage; for commutation of rations for cadets in lieu of the regular estab- lished ration; maintenance of children's school (not exceeding $12,200); contingencies for superintendent of the academy, to be expended in his discretion (not to exceed $7,100, of which $900 shall be available immediately); expenses of the members of the Board of Visitors (not exceeding $1,500); contingent fund, to be expended under the direction of the Academic Board (not exceeding $1,000); improvement, repair, and maintenance of buildings and grounds (including roads, walls, and fences); shooting galleries and ranges; cooking, heating, and lighting apparatus and fixtures and operation and maintenance thereof; maintenance of water, sewer, and plumbing systems; maintenance of and repairs to cadet camp; fire-extinguish- ing apparatus; machinery and tools and repairs of same; mainte- nance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled vehicles; policing buildings and grounds; furniture, refrigerators, and lockers for Government-owned buildings at the academy and repair and main- tenance thereof; fuel for heat, light, and power; and other necessary incidental expenses in the discretion of the superintendent; in all, $1,635,000: Provided, That not to exceed $3,750 of this amount shall be available to liquidate the indebtedness of cadets separated from the service for any reason during their first year, who at the time of their separation are in debt to the cadet store. Board of Visitors. Proviso. Liquidation of cer- tain debts to cadet store. NATIONAL GUARD ARMING, EQUIPPING, AND TRAINING THE NATIONAL GUARD For procurement of forage, bedding, and so forth, for animals used by the National Guard $646,393. For compensation of help for care of materials, animals, and equipment, $2,768,332, of which $210,000 shall be available exclu- sively for the compensation of employees engaged upon Federal property custodial and accounting work in the offices of property and disbursing officers for the United States. For expenses, camps of instruction and air fields, field and supple- mental training, including construction and maintenance, and the hire (at a rate not to exceed $1 per diem), repair, maintenance, and operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, $10,896,937: Provided, That not to exceed $25,000 of this appropriation shall be available for the settlement of claims (not exceeding $500) for dam- ages to or loss of private property incident to the operation of camps of instruction, either during the stay of National Guard units in such camps or while thereto or therefrom en route: Providedfurther, That not to exceed $500,000 of this appropriation shall be available for construction at concurrent camps. For expenses, selected officers and enlisted men, military service schools, $444,570. For pay of property and disbursing officers for the United States, at a rate not less than $2,400 per annum, $126,900. For general expenses, equipment, and instruction, National Guard, the hire (at a rate not to exceed $1 per diem), repair, maintenance, and operation of motor-propelled passenger- and non-passenger-car- rying vehicles, and the medical and hospital treatment of members of the National Guard who suffer personal injury or contract disease in Forage, etc. Care of materials, animals, etc. Post, p. 996. Instruction ex- penses. Proviso.. Settlement of claims. Construction at con- current camps. Service schools, in- struction, etc. Property and dis- bursing officers. Equipment, etc. Post, p . 996. Medical, etc., treat- ment.