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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG., 1 ST SESS.-CH. 411 -JULY 31, 1947 UNITED STATES SOLDIERS' HOME Trust account: For maintenance and operation of the United States Soldiers' Home, to be paid from the Soldiers' Home permanent fund, $2,410,100, of which $296,000 shall be immediately and continuously available until expended for the preparation of plans and specifications for the renovation and enlargement of the United States Soldiers' Home: Provided, That this appropriation shall not be available for the payment of hospitalization of members of the home in United States Army hospitals at rates in excess of those prescribed by the Secretary of War, upon the recommendation of the Board of Com- missioners of the home and the Surgeon General of the Army: Provided further, That any owning or disposal agency is authorized to transfer surplus property, other than real estate, to the United States Soldiers' Home without reimbursement or transfer of funds. THE PANAMA CANAL For every expenditure requisite for and incident to the maintenance and operation, sanitation, and civil government of the Panama Canal and Canal Zone, and construction of additional facilities, including printing and binding; personal services in the District of Columbia, purchase (not to exceed twenty-five in the fiscal year 1948), and hire of passenger motor vehicles; claims for damages to vessels, cargo, crew, or passengers, as authorized by section 10 of title 2, Canal Zone Code, as amended (54 Stat. 387); claims for losses of or damages to property arising from the conduct of authorized business operations; claims for damages to property arising from the maintenance and operation, sanitation, and civil government of the Panama Canal, and con- struction of additional facilities; claims under part 2 of the Federal Tort Claims Act of August 2, 1946 (Public Law 601); acquisition of land and land under water, as authorized in the Panama Canal Act; expenses incurred in assembling, assorting, storing, repairing, and selling material, machinery, and equipment heretofore or hereafter purchased or acquired for the construction of the Panama Canal which are unserviceable or no longer needed, to be reinlllbursed from the proceeds of such sale; expenses incident to conducting hcearingls and examining estimates for appropriations on the Isthlmus; exl),cses incident to any emergency arising because of calamity by flood, fire, pestilence, or like character not forseen or otherwise provided for herein; not to exceed $2,000 for travel and subsistence expenses of members of the police and fire forces of the Panama Canal incident to their special training in the United States; purchase, construction, repair, replacement, alteration, or enlargement of buildings, struc- tures, equipment, and other improvements, as follows: Maintenance and operation of the Panama Canal: For salary of the Governor, $10,000; contingencies of the Governor, including entertainment, to be expended in his discretion, not exceeding $3.000; purchase, inspection, delivery, handling, and storing of materials, supplies, and equipment for issue to all departments of the Panama Canal, the Panama Railroad, other branches of the United States Government, and for authorized sales; payment in lump sums of not exceeding the amounts authorized by the Injury Compensation Act approved September 7, 1916 (5 U.S. C . 793), to alien cripples who are now a charge upon the Panama Canal by reason of injuries sustained while employed in the construction of the Panama Canal; relief payments authorized by the Act approved July 8, 1937 (50 Stat. 478); and not to exceed $6,500 for deposit in the general fund of the Treasury for cost of penalty mail for offices of the Panama Canal in the United 691 Restriction. Transfer of surplus property. Maintenance, etc. Damage claims. 48U.S.C. §1319. 60 Stat 843. 28U. .C§§921, 922. 37 Stat. 560 . 48 U. S. C. §§1301- 1387. Emlergencles. Travel expenses. Buildings and im- provements. Maintenance and operation of Panama Canal. Alien cripples. 39 Stat. 750. Relief payments. 4S U.S.C. §1372. Penalty man costs.