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60 STAT.] 79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 583-JULY 16, 1946 on active duty, and enlisted men of the Army. For payments: Of the regulation allowances of commutation in lieu of rations to enlisted men on furlough and to enlisted men when stationed at places where rations in kind cannot be economically issued, including retired enlisted men when ordered to active duty. For payment of the regula- tion allowance of commutation in lieu of rations for enlisted men, applicants for enlistment while held under observation, civilian employees who are entitled to subsistence at public expense, and gen- eral prisoners while sick in hospitals, to be paid to the surgeon in charge; advertising; for subsistence of supernumeraries necessitated by war conditions; for providing prizes to be established by the Sec- retary of War for enlisted men of the Army who graduate from the Army schools for bakers and cooks; and for other necessary expenses incident to the purchase, testing, care, preservation, issue, sale, and accounting for subsistence supplies for the Army; in all, $231,000,000: Provided, That none of the money appropriated in this Act shall be used for the purchase of oleomargarine or butter substitutes for other than cooking purposes, except to supply an expressed preference therefor or for use where climatic or other conditions render the use of butter impracticable: Provided further, That no part of this or any other appropriation contained in this Act shall be available for the procurement of any article of food or clothing not grown or produced in the United States or its possessions, except to the extent that the Secretary of War shall determine that articles of food or clothing grown or produced in the United States or its possessions cannot be procured of satisfactory quality and in sufficient quantities and at reasonable prices as and when needed, and except procurements by vessels in foreign waters and by establishments located outside the continental United States, except the Territories of Hawaii and Alaska, for the personnel attached thereto: Provided further, That none of the funds appropriated in this Act shall be used for the payment of any subsidy on agricultural or other products; Regular supplies of the Army: For all supplies, services, and other expenses, not otherwise provided for, incident to the design, develop- ment, procurement, manufacture, care, protection, alteration, repair, maintenance, installation, storage, and issue of Quartermaster Corps supplies, materials, and equipment (exclusive of fixed installations in buildings otherwise provided for), including petroleum and other products for the operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, lawbooks, books of reference, periodicals, newspapers, market reports and personal services; for supplies and equipment for troops and general service schools; for operation of field printing plants not otherwise provided for and contract printing and binding; for sub- sistence and care of riding and draft animals, for remounts, and for the authorized number of officers' mounts; for straw for soldiers' bed- ding; for expenses incident to raising and harvesting forage on military reservations, including, when specifically authorized by the Secretary of War, the cost of irrigation; $80,000,000; Clothing and equipage: For cloth, woolens, materials, and for the purchase and manufacture of clothing for the Army, including retired enlisted men when ordered to active duty, for issue and for sale; for payment of commutation of clothing due to warrant officers of the mine-planter service and to enlisted men; for altering and fitting clothing and washing and cleaning when necessary, including laundry work for enlisted men while patients in a hospital; for oper- ation of laundries, existing or now under construction, including purchase and repair of laundry machinery therefor; for the author- ized issues of laundry materials for use of general prisoners confined at military posts without pay or allowances, and for applicants for 547 Payments. Prizes. Butter substitutes Procurement of food or clothing not pro- duced in U. S. Payment of subi- dies.