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deceased, with the sum of $165.95, which amount was due and unpaid to Chief Boatswain Manghan at the date of his death on May 23, 1932, and was subsequently applied by the Comptroller General of the United States to offset in part the disallowance of $911.94 then outstanding in the accounts of Lieutenant Commander Irwin D. Coyle, Supply Corps, United States Navy.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

May 3, 1934.

(H.R. 2169.) (Private, No. 90.)

Edward V. Bryant.

Return of fine paid by.

Vol. 41, p. 298.

(CHAPTER 205.)

AN ACT

For the relief of Edward V. Bryant. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay to Edward V. Bryant, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,400, the amount of a fine paid by Edward v. Bryant in pursuance of a judgment entered upon a plea nolo contendere under certain provisions of the so-called “Lever Act " previous to the time that the Supreme Court of the United States held such provisions void, the said plea and said payment being made under a stipulation as follows: "In consideration that the Attorney General and his court shall accept the plea nolo contendere which I hereby tender to the above-entitled indictment, I do hereby waive any and all fines which the court may see fit to impose upon me upon such plea, except in the event that the so-called “Lever Act' under which said indictment is found shall be declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States and that no prosecution could be sustained upon the facts stated in said indictment."

Approved, May 3, 1934.

(CHAPTER 206.)
AN ACT

May 3, 1934.
For the relief of Harry L. Haberkorn.

(H.R. 2337.)

(Private, No. 91.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Harry L. Haberkorn. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money ices. in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Harry L. Haberkorn, San Antonio, Texas, the sum of $2,750 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for services actually performed as a clerk to Harry M. Wurzbach from March 4, 1929, to February 9, 1930, both dates inclusive, said Wurzbach having been declared by the House of Representatives duly elected as a Representative from the fourteenth congressional district of Texas in the Seventy-first Congress for the term commencing March 4, 1929: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in

Limitation on attore excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or ney's, etc., fees! received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be Penalty for violation. deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

Proriso.

[CHAPTER 207.)

AN ACT May 3, 1934, (H.R. 2818.)

For the relief of Katherine G. Taylor. [Private, No. 92.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Katherine G. Taylor. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to, for medical aid rendered. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money

in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Katherine G. Taylor, superintendent Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, the sum of $159. Such sum shall be in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for medical aid rendered to Laura Mae Kurtz as a result of being struck by United States Army Cadillac truck

numbered 60186 on March 20, 1929, near Ridley Park, Pennsylvania : Proviso. Limitation on attor

Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in ney's, etc., fees. excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or

received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered

in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithPenalty for violation, standing. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be

deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

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(CHAPTER 208.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Frank Wilkins. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated and in full settlement against the Government, the sum of $100 to Frank Wilkins for the death of a horse caused by a shot on the military reservation at Fort McPherson, Georgia, in December 1925.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

son.

[CHAPTER 209.)

AN ACT May 3, 1934. (H.R. 4609.)

For the relief of Augustus Thompson. [Private, No. 94.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Augustus Thomp- United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be

Payment to, for per- paid out of the contingent funds of the House to Augustus Thompsonal injuries.

son, a former member of the House Office Building police force, the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States on account of personal injuries sustained

by said Augustus Thompson in the House Office Building on FebruLimitation on attor. ary 27, 1930, while in the discharge of duty: Provided, That no part ney's, etc., fees. of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum

thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with

Penalty for violation,

said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

[CHAPTER 225.]
AN ACT

May 7, 1934
For the relief of William K. Lovett.

(H.R. 191.)

(Private, No. 95.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary William K. Lovett.

Payment to, for loss of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, of sloop and cargo. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to William K. Lovett, Wildwood, New Jersey, the sum of $2,050 in full settlement against the Government for loss of the motor sloop Edith and cargo while engaged in rendering assistance to the keeper and crew of the Holly Beach Life Saving Station at Cold Spring Inlet, New Jersey, on October 6, 1913: Provided, That no part of

Proviso.

Limitation on attorthe amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum ney's, etc., fees. thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with Penalty for violation. said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

[CHAPTER 226.)
AN ACT

May 7, 1934.
For the relief of Marguerite Ciscoe.

(H.R. 264.)

[Private, No. 96.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Marguerite Ciscoe.

. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,000 to Marguerite Ciscoe, widow of William Ciscoe, who was fatally injured as a result of being struck by a United States mail truck numbered 4182, New York City, New York, on July 18, 1931, suffering injuries which caused his death on November 12, 1931: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this

Limitation on attor. Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to ney's etc., fees. or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act Penalty for violation, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

Proviso.

[CHAPTER 227.]

May 7, 1934.

(H.R. 408.) (Private, No. 97.)

AN ACT
For the relief of William J. Nowinski.

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Naval rected.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the William J. Nowinski. United States of America in Congress assembled, That in computa

tion of service for pay purposes, Lieutenant (Junior Grade) William J. Nowinski, Supply Corps, United States Navy, shall be held and considered to have entered a commissioned status in the Navy on April 19, 1926.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

(CHAPTER 228.)

May 7, 1934. (H.R.

526.) (Private, No. 98.)

AN ACT
For the relief of Arthur K. Finney.

Arthur K. Finney.

Compensation for services.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Arthur K. Finney, of Plymouth, Massachusetts, the sum of $108.77 in full compensation for handling two carloads of coal, totaling eighty-four and nineteen one hundredths tons, sold to the United States Government and delivered to the Federal Building at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

Provisos.
Condition.

CHAPTER 229.)

AN ACT May 7, 1934. (H.R. 768.)

For the relief of William E. Bosworth. (Private, No. 99.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the William E. Bos. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Redemption of lost of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to Victory gold note.

redeem in favor of William E. Bosworth, coupon note numbered A-131,414 in the denomination of $500 of the Victory 434 per centum convertible gold notes of 1922–1923, matured May 20, 1923, without interest and without presentation of said note which is alleged to have been stolen or destroyed, provided the said note shall not have been previously presented and paid : Provided, That said William E. Bosworth shall first file in the Treasury Department of the United States a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of said note in such form and with such corporate surety as may be acceptable to the Secretary of the Treasury to indemnify and

save harmless the United States from any loss on account of the Indemnity bonds. theft or destruction of the note hereinbefore described : Provided,

That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by

any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services Limitation on attor- rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for noy's, etc., fees.

any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered

in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithPenalty for violation. standing. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be

deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

(CHAPTER 230.]
AN ACT

May 7, 1934.
For the relief of John H. Mehrle.

(H.R. 879.)

[Private, No. 100.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to, Tor per

. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, sonal injuries. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to John H. Mehrle, of Columbus, Ohio, the sum of $1,000, in full settlement against the Government for injuries received when struck by a Government mail truck at the intersection of Fourth and Spring Streets, Columbus, Ohio, on September 5, 1930: Provided, That no Proviso.

Limitation on attorpart of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per ney's, etc., fees. centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any Penalty for violation. person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of à misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

[CHAPTER 231.]
AN ACT

May 7, 1934.
For the relief of Daisy M. Avery.

(H.R. 880.)

[Private, No. 101.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to, for per

. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, sonal injuries. out of the funds not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $1,000 to Daisy M. Avery, in complete payment and settlement of all claims against the United States Government on account of an injury sustained by the said Daisy M. Avery while in the performance of her duty as an employee of the United States Government on March 28, 1922: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this provido. Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to ney's, etc., fees. or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act Penalty for violation. shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

Limitation on attor

May 7, 1934.

(H.R. 1362.) [Private, No. 102.)

(CHAPTER 232.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Edna B. Wylie. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Reimbursement for of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay lost postal funds. to Edna B. Wylie, postmaster of Derby, Iowa, out of any money in

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