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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CH. 337-JULY 25, 1947 GOVERNMENT OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS For salaries of the Governor and employees incident to the execu- tion of the Acts of March 3, 1917 (48 U. S . C. 1391), and June 22, 1936 (48 U. S . C. 1405v), printing and binding; repair, preservation and care of Federal buildings and furniture, purchase of water, and other necessary miscellaneous expenses, purchase of not to exceed two passenger motor vehicles, and not to exceed $6,000 for personal services, household equipment and furnishings, fuel, ice, and elec- tricity necessary in the operation of Government House at Saint Thomas and Government House at Saint Croix, $216,100, to be expended by and under the direction of the Governor. For necessary expenses of the agricultural station in the Virgin Islands, $46,300, to be expended by and under the direction of the Governor. Municipal government of Saint Croix: For defraying the deficit in the treasury of the municipal government of Saint Croix, Virgin Islands, because of the excess of current expenses over current revenues for the fiscal year 1948, $140,000, to be paid in monthly installments. GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC. 2 . Appropriations herein made shall be available for the pur- chase of vehicles generally known as quarter-ton or half-ton pick-up trucks and as station wagons without such vehicles being considered as passenger motor vehicles. SEC. 3 . Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, aliens may be employed during the fiscal year 1948 in the field service of the Department for periods of not more than thirty days in cases of emer- gency caused by fire, flood, storm, act of God, or sabotage. SEC. 4. Appropriations herein made for the following bureaus and offices shall be available for expenses of attendance of officers and employees at meetings or conventions of members of societies or asso- ciations concerned with their work in not to exceed the amounts indicated: Office of the Secretary, $600; Oil and Gas Division $100; Bureau of Land Management, $300; Bureau of Indian Affairs, $1,00; Bureau of Reclamation, $6,000; Geological Survey, $2,000; Bureau of Mines, $2,000; National Park Service, $1,000; Fish and Wildlife Service, $1,750; and soil and moisture conservation operations (all bureaus), $500. SEC. 5. No part of any appropriation contained in this Act shall be used to pay the salary or wages of any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided, That for the purposes hereof an affidavit shall be considered prima facie evidence that the person making the affidavit has not contrary to the provisions of this section engaged in a strike against the Govern- ment of the United States, is not a member of an organization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or that such person does not advo- cate, and is not a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the Government of the United States by force or violence: Provided further, That any person who engages in a strike against the Government of the United States or who is a member of an organ- ization of Government employees that asserts the right to strike against the Government of the United States, or who advocates, or who is a member of an organization that advocates, the overthrow of the 491 39 Stat. 1132; 49 Stat. 1813. Agricultural statio. Purchase, etc. , of vehicles. Emergency employ- ment of aliens. Attendance at meetings. Persons engaging, etc., In strikes against or advocating over- throw of U. 8. (ov- ernment. Affidavit. Penalty.