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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 385-387-JULY 30, 1947 July 30, 1947 [8.1633] [Public Law 275] Marine Band. Attendance, etc., in certain parades. Appropriation au- thorized. July 30, 1947 [H. R. 197] [Public Law 276] Petersburg, Alaska. Conveyance. July 30, 1947 [H. R. 238] [Public Law 277] 41 Stat. 999 . [CHAPTER 385] AN ACT To authorize the attendance of the Marine Band at the National Convention of The American Legion to be held in New York, New York, August 28 to 31, 1947 and the National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to be held in Cleveland, Ohio, September 4 to 9, 1947. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is authorized to permit the band of the United States Marine Corps to attend and perform in the parade of The American Legion to be held in New York, New York, on August 30,1947, and to attend and perform in the parade of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States in Cleveland, Ohio, on a date between September 4 to 9, 1947, to be selected by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. SEC. 2 . For the purpose of defraying the expenses of such band in attending and performing in such parades, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated a sufficient sum to cover the cost of transportation and pullman accommodations for the leaders and members of the Marine Band, and allowance not to exceed $6 per day each for addi- tional traveling and living expenses while on duty, such allowances to be in addition to the pay and allowance to which they would be entitled while serving their permanent station. Approved July 30, 1947. [CHAPTER 386] AN ACT To transfer part of block 14 and the school building thereon of Petersburg town site, Alaska, used for school purposes, to the town of Petersburg, Alaska. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby conveyed to the town of Petersburg, Alaska, lots 9 and 10 of block 14 within Petersburg town site, Alaska, together with the school building located thereon for use by the town for school purposes. The grant herein shall become effective upon notice by the Secretary of the Interior to the town of Petersburg of the detailed description of the land and the written acceptance of the grant by the proper officials of the town of Petersburg. Approved July 30, 1947. [CHAPTER 387] AN ACT To permit vessels of Canadian registry to transport certain merchandise between Hyder, Alaska, and points in the continental United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstand- ing the provisions of section 27 of the Merchant Marine Act, 1920, as amended (U. S . C., 1940 edition, title 46, sec. 883), vessels of foreign registry shall be permitted until June 30, 1948, to transport products of, and supplies and equipment for, the Riverside Mine at Hyder, Alaska, between Hyder, Alaska, and other points in the United States, either directly or via a foreign port, or for any part of the transportation. Approved July 30, 1947. [61 STAT.