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the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $22.90, being the amount of postal funds lost in the failure of the First National Bank of Derby, Iowa, on or about February 10, 1928.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

(CHAPTER 233.)

AN ACT May 7, 1934, (H.R. 1418.)

For the relief of W. C. Garber. (Private, No. 103.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the W. C. Garber.

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to.

of the Treasury be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to pay to W. C. Garber, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $112.44 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, under an agreement by which the Government exercised an option to rent certain property to be used as a landing field, although the project was abandoned by

the Government, and this sum as accrued rental recommended by Proviso.

the Department of Commerce for payment: 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 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 per

son 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.

Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.

George Jeffcoat.
Payment to.

[CHAPTER 234.) May 7, 1934.

AN ACT (H.R. 2026.)

For the relief of George Jeffcoat. (Private, No. 104.)

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 and in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, the sum of $5,000 to George Jeffcoat, husband of Mary Alma Jeffcoat, on account of the death of the said Mary Alma Jeffcoat, who was killed by one S. S. Sligh, Junior (a Federal officer known as a Federal prohibition officer, in Government service, while on duty), on December 21, 1931, while driving an automobile on a pub

lic street in the town of New Brookland, Lexington County, South Proviso.

Carolina: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in Limitation on attor. ney's, etc., fees. 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 said claim, any contract to the contrary Ponalty for violation, 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 235.)
AN ACT

May 7, 1934.
For the relief of Captain J. O. Faria.

(H.R. 2321.)

[Private, No. 105.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United Sertaiment of Faria. States Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized to consider and determine the claim of Captain J. O. Faria, on account of injuries sustained by him while employed by the United States Shipping Board as master of the steamship Commack, in the year 1925, in the same manner and to the same extent as if said Captain J. O. Faria had made application for the benefits of the Act entitled “An Act to provide compensation for employees Vol. 39, p. 742. of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes”, approved September 7, 1916, as amended, within the one-year period required by sections 17 and Proviso.

No prior benefits. 20 thereof: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

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CHAPTER 236.)
AN ACT

May 7, 1934.
For the relief of Robert B. James.

(H.R. 2541.)

[Private, No. 106.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary kelund of fine. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay to Robert B. James, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $7,000, the amount of a fine paid by Robert B. James 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: "În consideration that the Attorney General and this 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 pleas, 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: Provided, That no

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 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.

Proviso.

Penalty for violation.

(CHAPTER 237.)

AN ACT May 7, 1934. (H.R. 2561.)

For the relief of G. Elias and Brother, Incorporated. (Private, No. 107.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the G. Elas and Brother, United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay

to G. Elias and Brother, Incorporated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $4,400 in full settlement for losses suffered by said company on account of priority orders and other conditions arising out of the late War with Germany which prevented the delivery of lumber specified under contract with the United States Navy Department numbered 29497 within the time specified, for which contract bid was submitted by

said company prior to the entrance of the United States into the Proviso.

late war: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this ney's, etc., foes. 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 said claim, any contract to the contrary Penalty for violation. 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.

Limitation on attor

(CHAPTER 238.]

AN ACT May 7, 1934. (H. R. 2689.)

For the relief of Edward Shabel, son of Joseph Shabel. (Private, No. 108.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Edward Shabel. Payment to.

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre. tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed

pay, from any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. to Edward Shabel, son of Joseph Shabel, deceased, the sum of $2,579 in full settlement of all claims against the Government for injuries and damages sustained by Joseph Shabel when struck by a Government automobile on May 7, 1932, said automobile having

been driven at the time by Hayden N. Bell, a Federal prohibition Proviso.

agent: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Limitationesin 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 Penalty for violation. 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.

Philadelphia, Pa.
Certain tract of land

(CHAPTER 239.]
AN ACT

May 7, 1934. To authorize the Secretary of the Navy to dedicate to the city of Philadelphia, (H. R. 3542.)

for street purposes, a tract of land situate in the city of Philadelphia and State (Private, No. 109.) of Pennsylvania.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, authorized to dedicate to the city donated to of Philadelphia, for street purposes, all that certain lot or piece of ground situate in the thirtieth ward of the city of Philadelphia and described as follows, to wit: Beginning at a point formed by the

Description. intersection of the southerly side of Bainbridge Street, fifty feet wide, and the westerly side of Twenty-fourth Street; thence south seventy-five degrees eighteen minutes fifty-eight seconds east, fiftythree feet and eleven and one-eighth inches to a point, the said point being the intersection of the former southerly line of Bainbridge Street, fifty feet wide, and the northwesterly line of Grays Ferry Road, sixty feet wide; thence south fifty-seven degrees fourteen minutes twenty-seven seconds west, eighty feet and four and one-eighth inches along the said side of Grays Ferry Road to a point in the westerly side of Twenty-fourth Street; thence along the same north fifteen degrees four minutes thirty-two seconds east, fifty-nine feet and two and one-fourth inches to the first-mentioned point and place of beginning, containing thirty-five one-thousandths of an acre of land, more or less.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

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May 7, 1934.

(H.R. 3579.) (Private, No. 110.)

O.S. Cordon.
Reimbursement for

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, lost postal funds. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to O.Š. Cordon, postmaster at Rigby, Idaho, the sum of $17.37 to reimburse him for the amount of postal funds lost as a result of the failure of the First National Bank, of Rigby, Idaho.

Approved, May 7, 1934.

[CHAPTER 241.)

AN ACT
For the relief of Paul Bulfinch.

May 7, 1934.

(H.R. 3580.) (Private, No. 111.)

Paul Bulfinch.
Reimbursement for

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 lost postal funds. pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Paul Bulfinch, postmaster at American Falls, Idaho, the sum of $158.54 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States to reimburse him for the amount of postal funds lost by him as a result of the failure of the First National Bank, of American Falls, Idaho, on February 8, 1923: Provided, That no part Proviso. of the 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

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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 per

son 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.

Frances E. Eller.

Payment to, for damages.

(CHAPTER 242.)

AN ACT May 7, 1934. (H.R. 3611.)

For the relief of Frances E. Eller. (Private, No. 112.)

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, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Frances Ē. Eller the sum of $422.50. Such sum shall be in full satisfaction of all

claims against the United States for damages resulting from an Limitation on attor. accident involving a United States mail truck: Providea, That no ney's, etc., fees. 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 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 connec

tion with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Penalty for violation. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed

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

Approved, May 7, 1934.

[CHAPTER 243.]

AN ACT May 7, 1934. (H.R. 3851.)

For the relief of Henry A. Richmond. (Private, No. 113.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Henry A. Richmond: United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secreloss on forfeited bond. tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed

to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Henry A. Richmond the sum of $500 in compensation for bond

forfeited for John A. Golding, now within the jurisdiction of the Proviso.

Federal authorities: Provided, That no part of the amount approLimitation on attorney's, etc., fees.

priated 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 said claim, any Penalty for violation. 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.

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