60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 544-JULY 9, 1946 the certificate of the Commissioners shall be sufficient voucher for the expenditure of $1,000 of this appropriation for such purposes as they may deem necessary. The disbursing officer of the District of Columbia is authorized to advance to the Superintendent of Police upon the approval of the Commissioners, sums of money to be used in the prevention and detec- tion of crime, the total of such advancements not to exceed $5,000 at any one time. FIRE DEPARTMENT For all expenses necessary for the Fire Department, including pay and allowances and other personal services; books of reference and periodicals; printing and binding; uniforms and other official equip- ment, including cleaning, alteration, and repair of articles transferred from one individual to another, or damaged in the performance of duty; purchase, operation, and maintenance of passenger-carrying automobiles; repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds; $3,106,000: Provided, That the Commissioners, in their discretion, may authorize the construction, in whole or in part, of fire-fighting apparatus in the Fire Department repair shop. POLICEMEN'S AND FIREMEN'S RELIEF For policemen's and firemen's relief and other allowances as author- ized by law, $1,875,000. VETERANS' SERVICES For all expenses necessary to provide services to veterans and war workers, including personal services without regard to classification or civil-service laws, and printing and binding, $75,000. Utilities for veterans' housing: For all expenses necessary to enable the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to provide necessary utilities for veterans' housing furnished and erected by the National Housing Administrator, including necessary sewers, water, and streets for temporary housing for families of servicemen and for veterans and their families, $250,000, to be immediately available. COURTS District of Columbia courts: For all expenses of the following District of Columbia courts, including personal services; witness fees and compensation of jurors; lawbooks, books of reference, and peri- odicals; printing and binding; lodging and meals for jurors, bailiffs, and deputy United States marshals while in attendance upon jurors, when ordered by the courts; and meals for prisoners: Juvenile court, $173,131, of which $470 shall be available for deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty mail as re- quired by section 2 of the Act of June 28, 1944 (Public Law 364), and of which $11,200 shall be available for payment to the United States Public Health Service for furnishing psychiatric service, including the detail of necessary medical and other personnel: Provided, That the disbursing officer of the District of Columbia is authorized to ad- vance to the chief probation officer of the juvenile court upon requisi- tion previously approved by the judge of the juvenile court and the auditor of the District of Columbia, not to exceed $50 at any one time, to be expended for travel expenses to secure the return of absconding probationers. Municipal court, including pay of retired judges and $525 for deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty mail 509 Advances. Ante, p. 203 68 Stat. 394. 39 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 321d. Return of abscond- ing probationers.