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53 STAT.] 76 TH CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 633- -AUG. 9, 1939 FEDERAL WORKS AGENOT PUBLIC BUILDINGS ADMINISTRATION Great Plaza Development, Triangle, Washington, District of Columbia: For the preparation, for location thereon of the Oscar S. Straus Memorial authorized by the Act of March 2, 1929 (45 Stat. 1540), of a portion of the Great Plaza, including necessary drainage and administrative expenses, fiscal year 1940, to remain available until expended, $7,250. The item "Procurement Division, Public Buildings Branch, Con- struction of Public Buildings outside the District of Columbia", in the Treasury Department Appropriation Act of 1940, is hereby amended to increase the limits of cost to the amounts indicated after each of the hereinafter-mentioned projects contained in House Docu- ment Numbered 177, Seventy-sixth Congress: Tempe, Arizona, post office, and so forth, $160,000; Antioch, California, post office, $98,000; Bellflower, California, post office, $125,000; Chicago, Illinois (Jack- son Park Postal Station), $350,000; Ellicott City, Maryland, post office, and so forth, $117,000; Hamilton, Montana, post office, and so forth, $100,000; Hamlet, North Carolina, post office, and so forth, $90,000. PUBLIC ROADS ADMINISTRATION Inter-American Highway: For the continuation of cooperation with the several governments, members of the Pan American Union, in connection with the survey and construction of the inter-Amer- ican highway as provided in Public Resolution Numbered 104, approved March 4, 1929 (45 Stat. 1697), as amended or supple- mented, and for performing engineering service in pan-American countries for and upon the request of any agency or governmental corporation of the United States, the Public Roads Administration is hereby authorized to expend not to exceed $40,000 to pay all costs incurred for such work from the administrative funds provided under the Act of July 11, 1916 (23 U. S. C . 21), as amended or supplemented, or as otherwise provided. GENERAL ANTHONY WAYNE MEMORIAL COMMISSION For carrying out the provisions of the public resolution entitled "Joint resolution to establish the General Anthony Wayne Memorial Commission to formulate plans for the construction of a permanent memorial to the memory of General Anthony Wayne", approved August 19, 1937, fiscal year 1940, to be available for obligations there- tofore incurred, $1,500. INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION General administrative expenses, Interstate Commerce Commis- sion: For an additional amount for eleven Commissioners, Secretary, and for all other authorized expenditures necessary in the execution of laws to regulate commerce, including the same objects specified under this head in the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1940, $40,000: Provided, That the limitation under this head in such Act upon the amount that may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia is hereby increased to $2,368,000. ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIITH ANNIVERSARY OF THE WRITING OF THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER To provide for participation by the United States in the celebra- tion to be held at Fort McHenry on September 14, 1939, in celebra- 1305 Great Plaza De- velopment, Triangle, D.C. Oscar S. Straus Me- morial. 45 Stat. 1540. Construction of public buildings out- side D. C. Ante, p. 672. Limits of cost of designated projects in- creased. Inter-American Highway. 45 Stat. 1697. Engineeringservice. 42 Stat. 217. 23U.S.C.§21. Formulation of plans, etc. 50 Stat. 695. Administrative ex- penses. Ante, p. 533. Proviso. Personal services. Participation by U.S.