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53 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 1ST SESS.-CHS. 647, 660 , 661 -AUG. 10, 1939 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby estab- lished a commission to be known as the Gallipolis Sesquicentennial Commission and composed of seven members as follows: The common pleas judge of Gallia County, the probate judge of Gallia County, the chairman of the board of county commissioners of Gallia County, the municipal judge of the city of Gallipolis, the city manager of the city of Gallipolis, the postmaster of the city of Gallipolis, and the president of the chamber of commerce. SEC. 2 . These commissioners shall serve without compensation and shall select a chairman from among their number. It shall be the duty of the commission to cooperate with all authorized agencies in charge of the sesquicentennial celebration to be held in the city of Gallipolis during the year of 1940 and to expend any appropriation made herein for the promotion of said celebration and in commemora- tion of heroic deeds of the noble Frenchmen and their families who settled Gallipolis under such difficult circumstances, all the better to strengthen the bonds of friendship that have existed between the French Nation and the United States of America. SEC. 3 . There is authorized to be appropriated the sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to carry out the purpose of this resolution. Approved, August 10, 1939. [CHAPTER 660] AN ACT To amend paragraph (1) of section 96 of title 2 of the Canal Zone Code relating to method of computing annuities. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That paragraph (1) of section 96 of title 2 of the Canal Zone Code is amended to read as follows: "(1) A sum equal to $37.50 multiplied by the number of years of service, not to exceed thirty years, rendered (a) on the Isthmus of Panama, or (b) in the service of the United States in the Tropics; and". Approved, August 10, 1939. [CHAPTER 661] AN ACT To include n ithin the Kaniksu National Forest certain lands owned or in course of acquisition by the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all lands of the United States situated within the area hereinafter described, including those acquired, or in course of acquisition, under the provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933 (48 Stat. 195), the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act, approved April 8,1935 (49 Stat. 115), or the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, approved July 22, 1937 (50 Stat. 522), are hereby added to and made parts of the Kaniksu National Forest, Washington, and shall hereafter be sub- ject to the rules and regulations applicable to national-forest lands, but claims, entries, filings, or appropriations under the public-lands laws, or special provisions included in conveyances of title to the United States, valid and subsisting at the date of this Act and thereafter legally maintained, shall not be affected by this Act. 1347 Gallipolis Sesqui- centennial Commis- sion established; com- position. Service without compensation. Duties of Commis- sion. Appropriation au- thorized. August 10, 193 [H. R. 139] [Public, No. 373] Canal Zone Code, amendment. 2 C. Z. Code I§,S (1). Annuities, compu- tation of. August 10, 1939 [H. R . 2752] [Public, No. 374] Kaniksu National Forest, Wash. Lands added. 48 Stat. 195. 15U. .C.I§701- 712; Supp. IV, ch. 15 . 49 Stat. 115. 15 U. S. C., Supp. IV, I 728 (note). 50 Stat. 522 . 7U.S.C.,Snpp.IV, if 1000-1029. Valid claims, etc., not affected.