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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 113 -115 -MAY 6, 1939 Stationery, Treasury Department: For an additional amount for stationery for the Treasury Department, fiscal year 1939, including the same objects specified under this head in the Treasury Depart- ment Appropriation Act, 1939, $113,400. Approved, May 6, 1939. [CHAPTER 114] AN ACT May 6, 1939 AN ACT [S. 1034] To authorize the Secretary of War to terminate certain leases of the Long Island [Public, No. 641 Railroad Company. Long Island Rail- road Company. Termination of cer- tain leases authorized. Terms and condi- tions. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized to terminate the leases between the Long Island Railroad Company and the Secretary of War dated May 7, 1926, and November 1, 1926, of property described therein as the United States Army Base, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, New York, upon the railroad company placing the railroad tracks and facilities located on the premises covered by these leases in good and safe operating condition, giving all title to the railroad company's freight station, railroad tracks, and facilities to the United States now on the said premises, and paying in addition six months' rental, at the going rate, from the time of the termination of the leases as the consideration for the termination thereof. Approved, May 6, 1939. [CHAPTER 115] AN ACT May 6, 1939 AN ACT [H. R. 4492] Making appropriations for the Treasury and Post Office Departments for the [Public, No. 65] fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I-TREASURY DEPARTMENT Treasury Depart- ment Appropriation Act 1940. Salaries. Experts. Provisos. Salaries limited to average rates under Classification Act; ex- eeptions. 5U. S.C . 661 -674; Supp. IV, 1 673, 673c. Advances in merito- rious cals. That the following sums are appropriated out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Treasury Department for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1940, namely: OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY Salaries: Secretary of the Treasury, Under Secretary of the Treas- ury, three Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury, and other personal services in the District of Columbia, including the temporary employ- ment of experts, $235,860: Provided, That in expending appropria- tions or portions of appropriations contained in this Act for the payment of personal services in the District of Columbia in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, with the exception of the Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury and the Assistant Post- masters General, the average of the salaries of the total number of persons under any grade in any bureau, office, or other appropriation unit shall not at any time exceed the average of the compensation rates specified for the grade by such Act, as amended, and in grades in which only one position is allocated the salary of such position shall not exceed the average of the compensation rates for the grade, except that in unusually meritorious cases of one position in a grade advances may be made to rates higher than the average of the com- Stationery. 52 Stat. 123. 654 [53 STAT.