PUBLIC LAWS--CH. 421 -JUNE 25, 1940 Administration and coordination of exten- sion work. 38 Stat. 372. Extension informa- tion. Exhibits, motion pictures, etc. Cooperation with other bureaus, etc. Personal services. Salaries and ex- penses. 46 Stat. 497. Cooperation with other agencies, etc. Cooperation with American republics. 22 U. S. C., Supp. V, §§249, 249a. SALARIES AND EXPENSES Administration and coordination of extension work: For the employment of persons and means in the District of Columbia and elsewhere to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to administer the provisions of the Smith-Lever Act, approved May 8, 1914 (7 U. S. C. 341-348), and Acts amendatory or supplementary thereto, and to coordinate the extension work of the Department and the several States, Territories, and insular possessions, $550,000. Extension information: For the employment of persons and means in the District of Columbia and elsewhere for the development, preparation, distribution, and display by the Extension Service of exhibits, motion pictures, sound recordings, and other educational and informational media and for the dissemination of information, designed to increase the effectiveness of the cooperative extension work of the Department and the land-grant colleges in agriculture and home economics; and to cooperate with other bureaus and offices of the Department of Agriculture and with Federal, State, county, municipal, and other agencies, including State, interstate, interna- tional, and other fairs held within the United States, in such devel- opment, preparation, distribution, and display of such educational and informational material, $240,000. In all, salaries and expenses, $790,000, of which amount not to exceed $667,756 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia. Total, Extension Service, $14,586,918. OFFICE OF FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL RELATIONS Salaries and expenses: For carrying out the functions of the Secre- tary of Agriculture under the Act of June 5, 1930 (7 U. S . C ., 541- 545), independently and in cooperation with other branches of the Government, State agencies, purchasing and consuming organiza- tions, and persons engaged in the production, transportation, mar- keting, and distribution of farm and food products; to enable the Secretary of Agriculture to cooperate with American republics, as provide for by the Act approved August 9, 1939 (53 Stat. 1290), and including the employment of persons and means in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, and the purchase of such books and periodi- cals and not to exceed $500 for newspapers as may be necessary in connection with this work, $196,396. Grand total, Office of the Secretary of Agriculture, $26,519,386. WEATHER BUREAU SALARIES AND EXPENSES peSies and ex- For the employment of persons and means required for carrying Pot, p. ,61. into effect in the District of Columbia and elsewhere in the United States, in the West Indies, in the Panama Canal, the Caribbean Sea and on adjacent coasts, in the Hawaiian Islands, in Bermuda, and in 26 Stat. 6 .u Alaska the provisions of an Act approved October 1, 1890 (15 U. S. C. v, §313. 311-313, 3 17), so far as they relate to the weather service transferred 62 stat. 1014. thereby to the Department of Agriculture, and section 803 f the v,49603U.. C ., s npp. Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 (49 U. S . C. 603); for repair, altera- tions, and improvements to existing buildings and care and preserva- tion of grounds, including the construction of necessary outbuildings and sidewalks on public streets, abutting Weather Bureau grounds; for the erection of temporary buildings for living quarters of 538 [54 STAT.