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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CHS. 745, 746, 756-OCT. 5 , 8, 1940 [CHAPTER 745] AN ACT To amend section 4021 of the Revised Statutes and to repeal section 4023 of the Revised Statutes relating to establishment of postal agencies. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 4021 of the Revised Statutes (39 U. S. C., sec. 672) is amended to read as follows: "SEC. 4021. The Postmaster General may establish postal agencies at such foreign seaports or airports at which United States mail steamers or airships touch to land and receive mails, as may in his judgment promote the efficiency of the foreign mail service; and he may pay the postal agents employed thereat a reasonable compensa- tion for their services, in addition to the necessary expenses for office rent, office furniture, clerk hire, and incidental expenses." SEC. 2. Section 4023 of the Revised Statutes (39 U. S. C., sec. 674) is hereby repealed. Approved, October 5, 1940. [CHAPTER 746] AN ACT To authorize the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to grant an easement in a small strip of land at Veterans' Administration Facility, Los Angeles, Cali- fornia, to the county of Los Angeles, California, for sidewalk purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Adminis- trator of Veterans' Affairs be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to grant an easement for sidewalk purposes to the county of Los Angeles, State of California, in the following-described prop- erty located at Veterans' Administration Facility, Los Angeles, California: The southerly ten feet of lot 1, block 23, of the subdivision of Rancho San Jose de Buenos Ayres, as shown on map recorded in book 26, pages 19 and the following, of Miscellaneous Records of the County of Los Angeles, this property being a strip of land ten feet in width abutting the north line of Wilshire Boulevard and extending between the east street line of Veteran Avenue and the west street line of Gayley Avenue. The easement authorized by this Act shall contain the express reser- vation that should the land cease to be used for sidewalk purposes then all right, title, and interest therein shall immediately revert to and revest in the United States. Approved, October 5, 1940. [CHAPTER 756]N ACT AN ACT Making supplemental appropriations for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other- wise appropriated, for the national defense for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1941, namely: 965 October 5, 1940 [H... 9991] [Public, No. 798] Postal Service. R. S. i 4021, amend- ment. Establishment of postal agencies at for- eign seaports, etc. Compensation of postal agents. Repeal. October 5, 1940 [H. R . 10267] [Public, No. 799 Los Angeles, Cali- fornia. Easement for side- walk purposes. Description. Reservatlon. October 8, 140 [H. R. 106721 [Public, No. 800] Third Supple- mental National De- fense Appropriation Act, 141.