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For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, forty-two thousand one hundred and fifty dollars;

In all, one hundred and eighty thousand six hundred and fifty dollars.

SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Subsistence Department, as now authorized and provided by law, sixty-nine thousand five hundred dollars;

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, twenty thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars;

In all, ninety thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Medical Department, as now authorized and provided by law, three. hundred and eighty-seven thousand five hundred dollars;

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, one hundred and sixteen thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;

In all, five hundred and three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.

PAY DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Pay Department, as now authorized and provided by law, seventy-one thousand five hundred dollars;

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, twenty-one thousand four hundred and fifty dollars;

In all, ninety-two thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars.

JUDGE - ADVOCATE - GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT: For pay of officers in the Judge-Advocate-General's Department, as now authorized and provided by law, twenty-seven thousand dollars;

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, eight thousand one hundred dollars;

In all, thirty-five thousand one hundred dollars.

SIGNAL CORPS: For pay of the officers of the Signal Corps, as now authorized and provided by law, twenty-four thousand six hundred dollars;

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, seven thousand three hundred and eighty dollars;

In all, thirty-one thousand nine hundred and eighty dollars.

RECORD AND PENSION OFFICE: For pay of officer of the Record and Pension Office, as now authorized and provided by law, three thousand five hundred dollars;

For additional pay to such officer for length of service, to be paid with his current monthly pay, one thousand dollars;

In all, four thousand five hundred dollars.

RETIRED OFFICERS.

For pay of officers on the retired list, and for officers who may be placed thereon during the current year, one million two hundred thousand dollars;

For additional pay to such officers for length of service, to be paid with their current monthly pay, three hundred and seventy thousand dollars;

In all, one million five hundred and seventy thousand dollars.

RETIRED ENLISTED MEN. For pay of the enlisted men of the Army on the retired list, four hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

MISCELLANEOUS. For pay of not exceeding one hundred hospital matrons, twelve thousand dollars;

For pay of four senior veterinary surgeons, ten junior veterinary surgeons, thirteen thousand eight hundred dollars;

In all, twenty-five thousand eight hundred dollars.

For pay of thirty-five paymasters' clerks, at one thousand four hundred dollars each, forty-nine thousand dollars;

notexceeding thirty paymasters' messengers, ten thousand dollars; traveling expenses of paymasters' clerks and expert accountant of the Inspector-General's Department, two thousand five hundred dollars; in all, sixty-one thousand dollars.

For compensation of reporters and witnesses attending upon courts-martial and courts of inquiry, five thousand dollars.

Additional pay to officer in charge of public buildings and grounds at Washington, District of Columbia, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For commutation of quarters to commissioned officers on duty, without troops, at stations where there are no public quarters, two hundred thousand dollars.

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For travel allowance to enlisted men on discharge, one hundred and eighty thousand dollars; retained and detained pay to enlisted men on discharge, twenty thousand dollars; clothing not drawn due to enlisted men on discharge, four hundred thousand dollars; and interest on deposits of enlisted men, eighty-five thousand dollars; in all, six hundred and eighty-five thousand dollars.

For pay of a clerk attendant on the collection and classification of military information, one thousand five hundred dollars.

For pay of expert accountant for the Inspector-General's Department, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For mileage to officers when authorized by law, one hundred and thirty thousand dollars: Provided, That the maximum sum to be allowed and paid to any officer of the Army shall be seven cents per mile, distances to be computed over the shortest usually traveled routes: Provided further, That when any officer so traveling shall travel in whole or in part on any railroad on which the troops and supplies of the United States are entitled to be transported free of charge, or over any of the bond-aided Pacific railroads, or over the railroad of any railroad company which is entitled to receive only fifty per centum of the compensation earned by such company for transportation services rendered to the United States, he shall be furnished with a transportation request by the Quartermaster's Department for such travel; and the cost of the transportation so furnished shall be a charge against the officer's mileage account for such travel, to be deducted by the Paymaster who pays the account, at rates paid by the general public for travel over such roads : Provided further, That officers who, by reason of the decision of the accounting officers of the Treasury, have been compelled to pay from their own means one-half of the cost of their travel fare over railroads known as fifty per centum railroads, shall be reimbursed the same by the Pay Department, and paymasters against whom disallowances have been made by the accounting officers of the Treasury under such decision shall have the amount so disallowed passed to their credit.

For traveling expenses and commutation of quarters for civilian physicians employed by the Surgeon-General, five hundred dollars.

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Making in all, for pay and general expenses of the Army, thirteen million six hundred and fourteen thousand four hundred and two dollars.

All the money hereinbefore appropriated, except the appropriation “for mileage to officers when authorized by law,” shall be disbursed and accounted for by the Pay Department as pay of the Army, and for that purpose shall constitute one fund.

SUBSISTENCE DEPARTMENT.

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SUBSISTENCE OF THE ARMY: Purchase of subsistence supplies: For issue, as rations to troops, civil employees when entitled thereto, hospital matrons, general prisoners at posts, prisoners of war (including Indians held by the Army as prisoners, but for whose subsistence appropriation is not otherwise made), estimated for the fiscal year on the basis of nine million seven hundred and thirty-six thousand three hundred and seventy-five rations; for sales to officers and enlisted men of the Army; for authorized issues of candles; of toilet articles, barbers’, laundry, and tailors' materials for use of general prisoners confined at military posts without pay or allowances, and recruits at recruiting stations; of matches for lighting public fires and lights at posts and stations and in the field; of flour used for paste in target practice; of salt and vinegar for public animals; of issues to Indians visiting military posts, and to Indians employed with the Army, without pay, as guides and scouts. For payments: For meals for recruiting parties and recruits; for hot coffee, canned beef, and baked beans for troops traveling, when it is impracticable to cook their rations; for scales, weights, measures, utensils, tools, stationery, blank books, and forms, printing, advertising, commercial newspapers, use of telephones, office furniture; for temporary buildings, cellars, and other means of protecting subsistence supplies (when not provided by the Quartermaster's Department); for extra pay to enlisted men employed on extra duty in the Subsistence Department for periods not less than ten days, at rates fixed by law; for compensation of civilians employed in the Subsistence Department, not exceeding one hundred thousand dollars; and for other necessary expenses incident to the purchase, care, preservation, issue, sale, and accounting for subsistence supplies for the Army. For the payment of the regulation allowances for commutation in lieu of rations: To enlisted men on furlough, to ordnance sergeants on duty at ungarrisoned posts, to enlisted men stationed at places where rations in kind can not be economically issued, to enlisted men traveling on detached duty when it is impracticable to carry rations of any kind, to enlisted men selected to contest for places or prizes in department and Army rifle competitions while traveling to and from places of contest; to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of War; in all, one million five hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT.

REGULAR SUPPLIES: Regular supplies of the Quartermaster's Department, including their care and protection, consisting of stoves and heating apparatus, required for heating offices, hospitals, barracks, and quarters, and recruiting stations; also ranges and stoves, and appliances for cooking and serving food, and repair and maintenance of such heating and cooking appliances; of fuel and lights for enlisted men, including recruits, guards, hospitals, storehouses, and offices, and for sale to officers; for post bakeries; for the necessary furniture, text-books, paper, and equipment for the post schools and libraries; for the tableware and mess furniture for kitchens and mess halls, each and all for the enlisted men, including recruits; of forage in kind for the horses, mules, and oxen of the Quartermaster's Department at the several posts and stations and with the armies in the field, and for the horses of the several regiments of cavalry, the batteries of artillery, and such companies of infantry and scouts as may be mounted, and for the authorized number of officers' horses, including bedding for the animals; of straw for soldiers' bedding, and of stationery, including blank books for the Quartermaster's Department, certificates for discharged soldiers, blank forms for the Pay and Quartermaster's Departments, and for printing department orders and reports, one million eight hundred thousand dollars: Provided, That hereafter no part of the appropriations for the Quartermaster's Department shall be expended on printing unless the same shall be done by contract, after due notice and competition, except in such cases as the emergency will not admit of the giving notice for competition: Provided further, That after adver

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