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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 798-800 -AUG. 7, 1946 [CHAPTER 798] August 7, 1946 [H. R. 7109] [Public Law 643] [60 STAT. AN ACT To amend section 6 of Public Law Numbered 516 of the Seventy-ninth Congress, approved July 16, 1946. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Bridges. United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 6 of Potomac Rver. Public Law Numbered 516 of the Seventy-ninth Congress, approved July 16, 1946, entitled "An Act authorizing and directing the Com- missioners of the District of Columbia to construct two four-lane bridges to replace the existing Fourteenth Street or Highway Bridge across the Potomac River, and for other purposes", is amended as follows: Wherever in said section 6 the words "National Capital Park Service" occur they are changed to read "National Park Service". Approved August 7, 1946. August 7, 1946 [H. R . 7126] [Public Law 644] Day nurseries and nursery schools, D. C. Ante, p. 540. 42 Stat. 1488. 5U..c.§661- 674; Supp. V, § 661 et seq. An/c, pp. 216, 219. August 7, 1946 ['. J. Rues. 351 [Public Law 645] Gettysburg Addres. Dedication Day. [CHAPTER 799] AN ACT To amend section 2 of the Act of July 16, 1946 (Public Law 514, Seventy-ninth Congress), relating to the establishment and operation in the District of Co- lumbia of nurseries and nursery schools, so as to permit payment of compen- sation for services rendered after June 30, 1946, and prior to the enactment of such Act. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the second sentence of section 2 of the Act of July 16, 1946 (Public Law 514, Seventy-ninth Congress), is amended to read as follows: "The Board is authorized to employ teachers, attendants, clerks, custodians, and other persons necessary to provide such day care and to pay compensa- tion for their services, including services rendered after June 30, 1946, and prior to the date of enactment of this Act, in accordance with the Classification Act of 1923, as amended." Approved August 7, 1946. [CHAPTER 800] JOINT RESOLUTION Designating November 19, 1946, the anniversary of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, as Dedication Day. Whereas the Gettysburg Address of President Abraham Lincoln is the outstanding classic of the ages; and Whereas it will touch the hearts of men and inspire them with faith in our matchless democracy as long as time endures; and Whereas in that address Mr. Lincoln adjured his fellow countrymen to dedicate themselves to the principles of democracy in order that government "of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the earth": Therefore be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That November 19, 1946, the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, be, and hereby is, desig- nated in our calendar of special days as Dedication Day. That the President of the United States is requested to proclaim November 19, 1946, as Dedication Day and to suggest that the address be read on that day in public assemblages throughout the United States and its possessions, on our ships at sea and wherever the Amer- ican flag flies. Approved August 7, 1946.