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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CH. 186-JULY 1, 1947 Railway Mail Service, travel expenses: For travel expenses of departmental officials and supervisory employees of the Railway Mail Service, and railway postal clerks, $55,000. Railway Mail Service, miscellaneous expenses: For necessary expenses of the Railway Mail Service not provided for in other appropriations, $450,000. Electric-car service: For electric-car service, $210,000. Foreign mail transportation: For transportation of foreign mails, except by aircraft, $9,500,000, including not to exceed $79,200 to cover the cost to the United States for maintaining sea post service on ocean steamships conveying mails to and from the United States. Balances due foreign countries: For balances due foreign countries, fiscal year 1948 and prior years, $3,250,000. Indemnities, international mail: For payment of limited indemnity for the injury or loss of international mail in accordance with conven- tion, treaty, or agreement stipulations, fiscal year 1948 and prior years, $15.000 . Foreign air-mail transportation: For transportation of foreign mails by aircraft, as authorized by law, including the transportation of mail by aircraft between Seattle, Washington, and Fairbanks, Alaska, via intermediate points, $5,500,000. Domestic Air Mail Service: For expenses necessary for the inland transportation of mail by aircraft, as authorized by law, including not to exceed $173,000 for supervisory officials and clerks at field head- quarters, $37,000,000. OFFICE OF THE THIRD ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL Manufacture and distribution of stamps and stamped paper: For manufacture and distribution of stamps and stamped paper, and not to exceed $30,000 for compensation to employees and other necessary expenses of the United States Stamped Envelope Agency, $7,400,000. Indemnities, domestic mail: For payment of indemnity for the injury or loss of domestic registered, insured, and collect-on -delivery mail, and for failure to remit collect-on -delivery charges, fiscal year 1948 and prior years, $2,300,000. Unpaid money orders more than one year old: For payment of domestic money orders after one year from the last day of the month of issue of such orders, $600,000. 231 Post, p . 701. Sea post service. Post, p . 701. Post, p . 701. Post, p . 701. Post, p. 702. U. S . Stamped En- velope Agency. Post, p. 702 . Poat, p. 702 . OFFICE OF THE FOURTH ASSISTANT POSTMASTER GENERAL Post Office stationery, equipment, and supplies: For the purchase, manufacture, repair, and installation of necessary miscellaneous equipment and supplies for the Postal Service not provided for in other appropriations; accident prevention; for the purchase of atlases and geographical and technical works not to exceed $1,500; and not exceeding $136,000 for personal services, and not to exceed $51,400 for salaries of fourteen traveling mechanicians; for rental of canceling Labor-savi machines and motors, mechanical mail-handling apparatus, and other labor-saving devices; and for travel expenses; $6,500,000, of which $250,000 shall be available exclusively for the purchase of modern mechanical postal devices: Provided, That the Postmaster General Saleofmap may authorize the sale to the public of post-route maps and rural- pr delivery maps or blueprints at the cost of printing and 10 per centum thereof added. Equipment shops, Washington, District of Columbia: For the pur- P, p.702 chase, manufacture, and repair of mail bags and other equipment for the postal service not provided for in other appropriations; accident prevention; necessary expenses for the operation, maintenance, and ng de- or blue-