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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 544-JULY 9, 1946 the Act relating to the sale of milk, cream, and ice cream; such expenses to include cadet nurses at stipends and allowances to be fixed by the Commissioners, two physicians at $4,600 per annum each, to be appointed without regard to civil-service laws, and other per- sonal services; contract investigational service; books and periodicals; uniforms; rent; printing and binding; purchase, maintenance, and repair of passenger-carrying motor vehicles; manufacture of serum in indigent cases; and allowances for privately owned automobiles used for the performance of official duties (not to exceed $264 per annum for each automobile for employees other than dairy-farm inspectors and not to exceed $312 per annum for each automobile for dairy-farm inspectors); $1,630,657: Provided, That the Commis- sioners may, without creating any obligation for the payment of money on account thereof, accept such volunteer services as they may deem expedient in connection with the establishment and maintenance of the medical services herein provided for: Providedfurther, That not to exceed $200 may be expended for special services in detecting adulteration of drugs and foods, including candy and milk. Operating expenses, Glenn Dale Tuberculosis Sanatorium: For all expenses necessary for the Tuberculosis Sanatorium at Glenn Dale, Maryland, including personal services; compensation of consulting physicians at rates to be fixed by the Commissioners; rental, purchase, maintenance, repair, and operation of busses and an ambulance; school books, books of reference, and periodicals; printing and binding; classroom supplies; and repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds; $1,389,308, of which not to exceed $5,000 shall be for the compensation of convalescent patients to be employed in essential work of the sanatorium and as an aid to their rehabilitation at rates and under conditions to be determined by the Commissioners; but nothing in this paragraph shall be construed as conferring employee status on patients whose services are so utilized. Operating expenses, Gallinger Municipal Hospital: For all expenses necessary for Gallinger Municipal Hospital and the Tuber- culosis Hospital at Fourteenth and Upshur Streets Northwest includ- ing personal services; one superintendent at $8,750 per annum plus $1,500 per annum for a residence; one deputy superintendent at $6,650 per annum; not to exceed five full-time chief medical officers at $6,650 per annum each and two associate medical officers at $5,180 per annum each, to be appointed without reference to civil-service requirements; not to exceed $20,000 for temporary per diem services; reference books and periodicals; musical instruments and music; expenses of com- mencement exercises, entertainments, and the training school for nurses; printing and binding; expenses incident to furnishing proper containers for the reception, burial, and identification of the ashes of all human bodies of indigent persons that are cremated at the public crema- torium and remain unclaimed after twelve months from the date of such cremation; and repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds; $3,150,000: Provided, That hereafter no part of any appro- priation for Gallinger Municipal Hospital or the Health Department shall be used for furnishing, other than at rates prescribed by the Commissioners, clinical services, drugs, pharmaceutical preparations, or X-ray service, to persons who are not indigent, except in emergency cases or where the Commissioners determine it to be necessary in the public interest. Medical charities: For care and treatment of indigent patients under contracts to be made by the Health Officer of the District of Columbia and approved by the Commissioners with institutions, as follows: Children's Hospital, $80,000; Central Dispensary and Emer- gency Hospital, $55,000; Eastern Dispensary and Casualty Hospital, $65,000; Washington Home for Incurables, $25,000; in all, $225,000. 511 Automobile allow- ances. Volunteer services. Special services. Services to persons not indigent.