60 STAT.] 79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CH. 541-JULY 5, 1946 record and other books; seals, presses, flags; signs; military equip- ment and supplies; repairs, alterations, preservation, and mainte- nance of Government-owned and leased diplomatic and consular properties in foreign countries, including minor construction on Government-owned properties, water, materials, supplies, tools, seeds, plants, shrubs, and similar objects; purchase, rental, repair, and operation of microfilm and motion-picture equipment; purchase, rental, operation, and maintenance of printing and binding machines, equipment, and devices outside the continental limits of the United States; purchase (from surplus Government stock) of two airplanes and maintenance and operation thereof; advertising in foreign news- papers without regard to section 3828 of the Revised Statutes (44 U. S. C 324); newspapers (foreign and domestic); freight; postage; telegrams; advertising; ice and drinking water for office purposes; purchase (not to exceed one hundred and fifty-two passenger auto- mobiles), maintenance and hire of motor-propelled, horse-drawn, or other passenger-carrying vehicles, including purchase of sixteen auto- mobiles for chiefs of missions at not to exceed $3,000 each; insurance of official motor vehicles in foreign countries when required by the law of such countries; excise taxes on negotiable instruments; funds for establishment and maintenance of commissary service; uniforms- furniture; household furniture and furnishings, except as provided by the Act of May 7, 1926, as amended (22 U. S. C . 292-299), for Government-owned or rented buildings without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes; maintenance and rental of launch for embassy in Turkey, not exceeding $3,500, including personnel for operation; rent and other expenses for despatch agencies established by the Secretary of State; traveling expenses, including the trans- portation of members of families and personal effects of diplomatic officers, Foreign Service officers, and other officers and employees of the Foreign Service, in traveling to seats of government at which they are assigned other than the city of usual assignment and return- ing to the city of usual assignment; travel of diplomatic couriers carrying confidential official mail, without regard to section 10 of the Act of March 3, 1933 (47 Stat. 1516); loss by exchange; radio broadcasting; payment in advance for subscriptions to commercial information, telephone and other similar services, including telephone service in residences as authorized by the Act of April 30, 1940 (31 U. S. C. 679); burial expenses and expenses in connection with last illness and death of certain native employees, as authorized by and in accordance with the Act of July 15, 1939 (5 U. S. C . 118f); expenses of vice consulates and consular agencies for any of the fore- going objects; allowances for special instruction, education, and individual training of officers and employees of the Foreign Service at home and abroad; for relief, protection, and burial of American seamen, and alien seamen as authorized by the Act of March 24, 1943 (57 Stat. 45) in foreign countries and in Territories and insular possessions of the United States, and for expenses which may be incurred in the acknowledgment of the services of officers and crews of foreign vessels and aircraft in rescuing American seamen, airmen, cr citizens from shipwreck or other catastrophe abroad; for expenses of maintaining in Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, and Muscat, institutions for incarcerating American convicts and persons declared insane by any consular court, rent of quarters for prisons, ice and drinking water for prison purposes, and for the expenses of keeping, feeding, and transportation of prisoners and persons declared insane by any consular court in Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, and Muscat; for every expenditure requisite for or incident to the bringing home from foreign countries of persons charged with crime as authorized by section 5275 of the Revised Statutes (18 U. S. C. 659); and such other 451 Commissary sevice 44 Stat. 403 . 22 U. S. C., Supp. V, i300 . 41 U.S. . §6. Post, p. 809 . Traveling expenses. 5U.8.C.i73b. Post, p. 808 . Radio broadcasting. 54 Stat. 176. 53 Stat. 1043. Relief, etc., of Amer ican seamen. 50 U. S. C., Supp. V, app. 1201 et seq. Consular prisons, etc. Bringing home per- sons charged with crime.