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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 476, 477-AUG. 4, 1947 [CHAPTER 476] ANT ACITV August 4, 1947 [H. R . 3852] To amend the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of public school teachers [Public Law 351] in the District of Columbia", approved August 7, 1946. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 7 of the Act entitled "An Act for the retirement of public school teachers 60 stat.s . in the District of Columbia", approved August 7, 1946, be, and the same hereby is, amended by striking out the word "twenty" and inserting in lieu thereof the word "fifty". Approved August 4, 1947. [CHAPTER 477] August 4, 1947 [H. R . 3862] [Public Law 35S Montgome Oounty, Pa. Conveyance. AN ACT - To authorize the Federal Works Administrator to grant and convey to Mont- gomery County, Pennsylvania, a certain parcel of land of the United States in Norristown Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of erecting an additional annex to the present courthouse. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Federal Works Administrator is hereby authorized to sell and convey to Mont- gomery County, Pennsylvania, at a purchase price of not less than 50 per centum of the appraised value of the land as determined by the Federal Works Agency, a certain parcel of land, hereinafter described, which is a part of the property of the United States of America, upon which the Norristown Post Office is erected, said parcel of land to be held and used by the county of Montgomery for the purpose of erecting an additional annex to the present courthouse. The aforesaid parcel of land is situated in Norristown Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, bounded and described in accord- ance with a plan and survey thereof, prepared for Montgomery County by Warren F. Cressman, county engineer, a registered professional engineer, February 12, 1924, and approved by the Board of Commis- sioners of Montgomery County, September 17, 1945, as follows to wit: Beginning at a point on the northeasterly side of Penn Street (forty feet wide) at the distance of three hundred and fifty-two feet and ten and three-quarters inches northwestwardly from the northwesterly side of De Kalb Street (sixty-six feet wide), said point being a corner in the property line of the United States of America post-office property and county of Montgomery property; thence extending along said property line north twenty-nine degrees eight minutes east one hundred and nine feet and one-half inch to a point, a corner of the above-men- tioned properties and property of the Reformed Church of the Ascen- sion; thence extending along the property line of the United States of America and the Reformed Church of the Ascension south sixty-one degrees ten minutes east eighteen feet and six and one-quarter inches to a point, a corner of the United States of America property and property of the Reformed Church of the Ascension; thence extending through the property of the United States of America south twenty- eight degrees forty-eight minutes west one hundred and nine feet and three-quarters of an inch to a point in the northeasterly side of the aforesaid Penn Street, the aforesaid line being a continuation of the property line of the Reformed Church of the Ascension property and property of the United States of America; thence along the said north- easterly side of Penn Street north sixty-one degrees seven minutes west nineteen feet and one and three-quarters inches to the place of begin- ning; containing two thousand and fifty-four square feet of land, more or less. Approved August 4, 1947. 750 [61 STAT.