PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 279-JUNE 29, 1949 trial board members at rates to be fixed by the Commissioners; allow- ances for privately owned automobiles used by inspectors in the per- formance of official duties at $480 per annum for each automobile; meals for prisoners; rewards for fugitives; medals of award; photo- graphs; rental and maintenance of teletype system; travel expenses incurred in prevention and detection of crime:expenses of attendance, without loss of pay or time, at specialized police training classes and pistol matches, including tuition and entrance fees; expenses of the police training school, including travel expenses of visiting lecturers or experts in criminology; police equipment and repairs to same; insignia of office, uniforms, and other official equipment, including cleaning, alteration, and repair of articles transferred from one indi- vidual to another, or damaged in the performance of duty; purchase of passenger motor vehicles; expenses of harbor patrol; and the main- tenance of a suitable place for the reception and detention of girls and women over seventeen years of age, arrested by the police on charge of offense against any laws in force in the District of Columbia, or held as witnesses or held pending final investigation or examination, or otherwise; $6,443,989, of which amount $16,000 shall be exclusively available for expenditure by the Superintendent of Police for preven- tion and detection of crime, under his certificate, approved by the Commissioners, and every such certificate shall be deemed a sufficient voucher for the sum therein expressed to have been expended. For expenses necessary to enable the Commissioners of the District of Columbia to carry out the provisions of the Act of July 11, 1947 (61 Stat. 314), for ceremonies in the District of Columbia, $10,000. The disbursing officer of the District of Columbia is authorized to advance to the Superintendent of Police upon the approval of the Commissioners, sums of money to be used in the prevention and detection of crime, the total of such advancements not to exceed $5,000 at any one time. FIRE DEPARTMENT For expenses necessary for the Fire Department, including pay and allowances, including $300 for compensation of civilian trial board members at rates to be fixed by the Commissioners; uniforms and other official equipment, including cleaning, alteration, and repair of articles transferred from one individual to another, or damaged in the performance of duty; purc(hase of passenger motor vehicles; repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds; $3,751,242: Provided, That the Commissioners, in their discretion, may authorize the con- struction, in whole or in part, of fire-fighting apparatus in the Fire Department repair slop. POLICEMEN'S AND FIREMEN'S RELIEF For policemen's and firemen's relief and other allowances as authorized by law, $2,900,000. VETERANS' SERVICES For expenses necessary to provide services to veterans and war workers, including personal services without regard to classification or civil-service laws, $117,700. COURTS District of Columbia courts: For expenses of the following District of Columbia courts, including witness fees and compensation of jurors; lodging and meals for jurors, bailiffs, and deputy United States Prevention and de- tection of crime. Advances. 310 [63 STAT.