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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 544 -JULY 9, 1946 1944 (Public Law 340); assistance against old-age want, as authorized by law; pensions for needy blind persons, as authorized by law; services for children in their own homes; distribution of surplus commodities and relief milk to public and charitable institutions; $55,500 for all necessary expenses, including personal services without regard to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, for the carrying out, under regulations to be prescribed by the Commissioners of a "penny milk" program for the school children of the District, includ- ing the purchase and distribution of milk under agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, and for the carrying out of a food-conservation program in the District of Columbia, including "Victory" gardens and the canning of the products thereof; main- tenance pending transportation, and transportation, of indigent non- resident persons; burial of indigent residents of the District of Columbia; including for all such purposes, personal services; books of reference and periodicals; and printing and binding; $2,033,500: Provided, That collections from the milk program shall be paid to the collector of taxes, District of Columbia, for deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the District, and that reimbursement for canning of "Victory" garden products shall be in kind and for the benefit of public-welfare institutions of the District of Columbia: Provided further, That the auditing and disbursing of funds under this appropriation, and the accounting therefor, includ- ing all employees engaged in such work and records relating thereto, shall be under the supervision and control of the Auditor of the Dis- trict of Columbia. Operating expenses, institutions for the indigent: For all necessary expenses for the Home for the Aged and Infirm and the Municipal Lodging House, and the Temporary Home for Former Soldiers and Sailors, including personal services; printing and binding; subsist- ence of interns; repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds; operation and maintenance of passenger automobiles; care and main- tenance of women and children under contracts to be made by the Board of Public Welfare and approved by the Commissioners with the Florence Crittenton Home, Saint Ann's Infant Asylum and Maternity Hospital, and House of Mercy; training and employment of the blind under contracts to be made by the Board of Public Welfare and approved by the Commissioners with the Columbia Polytechnic Institute for the Blind; and for aid and support of the National Library for the Blind; $377,714. JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL SERVICE Operating expenses: For all expenses necessary for the operation of the Industrial Home School, the Industrial Home School for Colored Children, and the National Training School for Girls, including personal services; subsistence of interns; books of reference and periodicals; printing and binding; repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds; purchase, operation, and maintenance of pas- senger automobile; securing suitable homes for paroled or discharged children; and care and maintenance of boys committed to the National Training School for Boys by the courts of the District of Columbia under a contract to be made by the Board of Public Welfare with the Attorney General at a rate of not to exceed $2 per day for each boy so committed; $499,908: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the maintenance of white girls in the National Training School for Girls: Provided further, That the salary of the superintendent of the National Training School for Girls shall be at the rate of $3,640 per annum. 80634°-47-PT . I -38 513 58 Stat. 277. D. C. Code, Supp. V, j§ 32-751 to 32-765. "Penny milk" pro- gram. 42 Stat. 1488 . 5U.S.C.§661; Supp. V, § 661 et seq. Ante, pp. 216, 219. " Victory" gardens. Auditing, disburs- ing, and accounting.