230 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 186-JULY 1, 1947 [61 STAT. Pot, p. 701. Clerks, first- and second-class post offices: For compensation to clerks and employees at first- and second-class post offices, including auxiliary clerk hire at summer and winter post offices, printers, mechanics, skilled laborers, watchmen, messengers, mail handlers, and substitutes, and the maintenance of health programs in the field 6U.Stc.3.0 as authorized by the Act of August 8, 1946 (Public Law 658), $487,400,000. Contract station service: For contract station service, $3,500,000. Separating mails: For separating mails at fourth-class post offices, $180,000. Unusual conditions: For unusual conditions at post offices, $25,000. Clerks, third-class post offices: For compensation to clerks at third- class post offices, $24,000,000. Miscellaneous items, first- and second-class post offices: For expenses necessary for the operation and protection of post offices of the first and second classes, and the business conducted in connection therewith, not provided for in other appropriations, $3,600,000. Village delivery service: For village delivery service in towns and villages having post offices of the second or third class, and in com- munities adjacent to cities having city delivery, $300,000. Detroit River service: For Detroit River postal service, $12,750. Pot, p. 701. Carfare and bicycle allowance: For carfare and bicycle allowance, including special-delivery carfare, cost of transporting carriers by privately owned automobiles to and from their routes, at rates not exceeding regular streetcar or bus fare, and purchase, maintenance, and exchange of bicycles, $1,800,000. P"s.' City delivery carriers: For pay of letter carriers, City Delivery Service, and United States Official Mail and Messenger Service, $295,300,000. Pot,p. 701. Special-delivery compensation and fees: For compensation and fees to special-delivery messengers, $14,000,000. Post, p.70. Rural Delivery Service: For pay for rural carriers, auxiliary car- riers, substitutes for rural carriers on annual and sick leave, clerks in charge of rural stations, tolls and ferriage, and necessary expenses of the Rural Delivery Service, $129,167,000, of which not less than $200,000 shall be available for extensions and new service. OFFICE OF THE SECOND ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL APW, p.701. Star-route service: For inland transportation by star routes (except- ing service in Alaska), including temporary service to newly established offices, $22,500,000. Pp. 70. Star Route and Air Mail Service, Alaska: For inland transporta- tion by Star Route and Air Mail Service in Alaska, $415,000. pt* p. 1. Powerboat service: For inland transportation by steamboat or other powerboat routes, including ship, steamboat, and way letters, $1,700,000. PDp. 71. Railroad transportation and mail messenger service: For inland transportation by railroad routes and for mail messenger service, $145,000,000: Provided,That separate accounts be kept of the amount expended for mail messenger service. Pop.-70. Railway Mail Service: For fifteen general superintendents, fifteen assistant general superintendents, two assistant general superintend- ents at large, one hundred and twenty district superintendents, one hundred and twenty assistant district superintendents, and other employees in the Railway Mail Service, $104,000,000. Post P. . Railway postal clerks, travel allowance: For travel allowance to railway postal clerks and substitute railway postal clerks, $5,000,000.