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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CHS. 759, 760-OCT. 8 , 1940 [CHAPTER 759] AN ACT To amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled "Agricultural Adjustment Act", approved May 12, 1933, as amended, is further amended by striking out the whole of section 8f, title I, part 2, and substituting in lieu thereof the following: "SEC. 8f. No person operating a public warehouse for the storage of any basic agricultural commodity in the current of interstate or foreign commerce shall deliver any such commodity upon which a ware- house receipt has been issued and is outstanding without prior sur- render and cancelation of such warehouse receipt, except that any person operating a country public grain warehouse or warehouses may, because of lack of sufficient space to accommodate all depositors, move storage grain out of such warehouse or warehouses to another ware- house for continuous storage, under such regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture may prescribe. A non-negotiable warehouse receipt shall be issued by the warehouseman to whom the grain was shipped, and said receiving warehouseman shall give such guaranty and shall store such grain under such regulations as the Secretary of Agriculture may prescribe to assure delivery to the rightful owner of such grain in the amount, and of the kind, quality, and grade called for by his receipts. Any warehouseman who intends to ship grain while his original receipt is outstanding must recite in his receipt both the name and address of his warehouse as well as that of the warehouse to which the grain may be shipped for further storage. All grain shipped under this section must be shipped under a non-negotiable bill of lading. Any person violating any of the provisions of this subsection shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000, or by imprisonment for not more than two years, or both. This Act shall not be construed as amending or changing m any manner the United States Warehouse Act of August 11, 1916, as amended". Approved, October 8, 1940. [CHAPTER 760] AN ACT To re-form the lease for the Sellwood station of the Portland (Oregon) post office. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That paragraph 6 of the lease entered into on November 29, 1935, by and between Flora Noble and W. F. Noble, her husband, and the United States of America is, in order to correct a mutual mistake and to effectuate the intention of the parties to the lease at the time of its making hereby re-formed, from the date of the execution of the lease and for its entire term of ten years, to read as follows: "6. The Lessor shall furnish to the Government, during the occu- pancy of said premises, under the terms of this lease, as part of the rental consideration, the following: Said room, fitted and sup- plied by the Lessor with the present equipment consisting of all boxes, fixtures and furniture requisite to make the said room or rooms in every way satisfactory for use as a post office, provided that after acceptance of such equipment no additional equipment shall be required except for replacements. The Lessor shall keep the said boxes, fixtures and furniture in good repair and condition, to the satisfaction of the Post Office Department. The Lessor shall pay all taxes and water rates, and shall have this lease duly recorded, and October 8, 1940 [H. R . 6480] [Public, No. 802] AgriculturalAdjust- ment Act, amend- ment. 48 Stat. 35; 49 Stat. 762. 7U.S.C. 608(5); Supp. V, I 608f. Removal of com- modity from ware- house without can- celation of receipt. Issuance of non- negotiable warehouse receipt. Recitation in orig- inal receipt. Penalty. 39 Stat. 486. 7 U. S.C.§ 241-273. October 8, 1940 [H. R. 8089] [Public, No. 80:]i Portland, Oreg., post office. Re-formation of lease for Sellwood Station.