PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 529-JULY 1, 1946 (55 Stat. 351), and of which $4,400,000 and any other sums received from other sources for said Natchez Trace Parkway shall be allotted and expended ratably between the States of Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee according to mileage of said parkway in each respective State and said allotments shall be used for no other purpose: Provided, Report to ongrss. That the Secretary of the Interior shall make a detailed statement of expenditures from this appropriation to the Senate and House Com- mittees on Appropriations at the beginning of the next regular session of Congress. Physical improvements: For the construction, repair, or rehabilita- tion of buildings and utilities not otherwise provided for, located in areas administered by the National Park Service, without regard to 37 tat. 40. the Act of August 24, 1912, as amended (16 U. S . C . 451), including not to exceed $362,000 for the acquisition of rights-of-way and con- struction of a water supply line partly outside of the boundaries of Mesa Verde National Park, $1,330,000, to remain available until expended. Eduatioal lectres, Appropriations herein made for the national parks, national monu- etc. ments, and other reservations under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service, shall be available for the giving of educational lectures therein and vicinity; for the services of field employees in cooperation with such nonprofit scientific and historical societies engaged in edu- cational work in the various parks and monuments as the Secretary may designate; for travel expenses of employees attending Govern- ment camps for training in forest-fire prevention and suppression and the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Police Academy, and attending Federal, State, or municipal schools for training in building fire prevention and suppression; and for necessary local transportation and subsistence in kind of persons selected for employ- ment or as cooperators, serving without other compensation while attending fire-protection training camps. Telephones in ov Appropriations herein made for the National Park Service shall ernment-ow ~ned resi- dences, etc. be available for the installation and operation of telephones in Gov- ernment-owned residences, apartments, or quarters, occupied by employees of the National Park Service. Automobiles. Appropriations available to the National Park Service shall be available for the purchase, not to exceed thirty-seven, maintenance and operation of passenger-carrying automobiles. Aircraft. Appropriations herein made under the National Park Service for "National parks" and "National monument, historical, and military areas" shall be available for the hire, maintenance, and operation of aircraft. Transfer of srplus The National Park Service is hereby authorized to acquire by property. transfer without exchange of funds, for three years beginning July 1, 1946, from the War Department, the Navy Department, or the War Assets Administration, equipment, materials, and supplies of all kinds, with an appraised value of not to exceed $2,500,000 from the surplus stores of these agencies, for use in the areas administered by the National Park Service or by any office of that Service in the United Veterans' priority. States, Alaska, and Hawaii: Provided,That the authorization in this paragraph for transfer of surplus property to the National Park Serv- ice shall not be construed to deny to veterans the priority accorded to Ante, p. 168. them in obtaining surplus property under Public Law 375, approved May 3, 1946. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE SALARIES AND EXPENSES For salaries and expenses, including traveling expenses, necessary in conducting investigations and carrying out the work of the Service, 378 [60 STAT.