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order of Honorable H. H. Watkins, United States district judge, at Proviso.

Greenville, South Carolina, February 7, 1923: Provided, 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 con

nection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstandPenalty for violation. ing. 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, Maj 17, 1934.

J. B. Trotter.

(CHAPTER 298.]

AN ACT May 17, 1934. (H. R. 4929.)

For the relief of J. B. Trotter. (Private, No. 150.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Beimbursement lor of the Treasury be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to pay,

out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $500 to J. B. Trotter, of Pelzer, South Carolina, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, which sum represents the loss sustained by the said J. B. Trotter on the bail bond of Reuben G. Johnson, who afterward was captured and returned to the United States officers by the said J. B. Trotter, record of said estreatment of bond being shown in order of Honor

able H. H. Watkins, United States district judge, of Greenville, Proviso.

South Carolina, February 7, 1923: Provided, That no part of the ney's, etc., fees. 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 said Penalty for violation. 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 17, 1934.

Limitation on attor

(CHAPTER 308.)

AN ACT May 18, 1934.

(8. 696.) To authorize Frank W. Mahin, retired American Foreign Service officer, to [Private, No. 151.) accept from Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands the brevet and in

signia of the Royal Netherland Order of Orange Nassau.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Frank W. Mahin. May accept decora

United States of America in Congress assembled, That Frank W. tion from the Nether- Mahin, retired American Foreign Service officer, be, and he is hereby

authorized to accept from Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands the brevet and insignia of officer of the Royal Netherland Order of Orange Nassau, which has been tendered to said officer, through the Department of State, in appreciation of services rendered the people of Holland.

Approved, May 18, 1934.

[CHAPTER 309.)
AN ACT

May 18, 1934.
For the relief of Jacob Durrenberger.

(H.R. 200.)

[Private, No. 152.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Jacob Durrenberger. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to sonal injuries. pay to Jacob Durrenberger, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for personal injuries caused as a result of an accident involving an Army vehicle at Jamaica, Long Island, New York, on September 16, 1929: Pro- Proviso.

Limitation on attorvided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess ney's, etc., lees. of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on adcount 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 Penalty for violation. guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 18, 1934.

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[CHAPTER 310.]
AN ACT

May 18, 1934
For the relief of Robert Turner.

(H.R. 1207.)

(Private, No. 153.) 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 perof 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 Robert Turner, of the city of Burlington, New Jersey, the sum of $1,500 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for all injuries sustained by him on Friday, October 28, 1921, when an automobile in which he was riding was in collision with an automobile of the United States Army, the said automobile being one of a fleet of motor cars traveling toward the city of Philadelphia, in charge of Captain Hatfield, of Camp Holabird, Maryland: 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 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 18, 1934.

Proviso.
Limitation on attor

(CHAPTER 311.)

AN ACT May 18, 1934. (H.R. 1208.)

For the relief of Frederick W. Peter. (Private, No. 164.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Frederick W. Peter. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secresonal injuries. 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 Frederick W. Peter, of the city of Burlington, New Jersey, the sum of $1,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for all injuries sustained by him on Friday, October 28, 1921, when an automobile in which he was riding was in collision with an automobile of the United States Army, the said automobile being one of a fleet of motor cars travel

ing toward the city of Philadelphia, in charge of Captain Hatfield, Limitation on attor- of Camp Holabird, Maryland: Provided, That no part of the ney's, etc., foes. 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 said Penalty for violation. 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 18, 1934.

(CHAPTER 312.]

AN ACT May 18, 1934.

(H.R. 2021.] To place Jesse C. Harmon on the retired list of the United States Marine Corps. (Private, No. 165.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Marine Corps. Josse C. Harmon

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President may be appointed sec be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint Jesse C. Harmon, forlist.

merly a second lieutenant, United States Marine Corps, a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps, and to place him upon the retired list of the Marine Corps as a second lieutenant, with the retired pay of

that grade or upon the active list in the rank and grade entitled : Provisos.

Provided, That before retiring him, a duly constituted Marine retirto disability in line of ing board finds that the said Jesse C. Harmon incurred physical duty. No back pay, etc. disability incident to the service in the line of duty: And provided

further, That no back pay, allowance, or emoluments shall become due because of the passage of this Act.

Approved, May 18, 1934.

[CHAPTER 313.)

AN ACT May 18, 1934. (H.R. 2203.)

For the relief of Enoch Graf. (Private, No. 156.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Roimbursement for United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary losses in the Army. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money

in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Enoch Graf, first lieutenant, Quartermaster Corps, United States Army, the sum of $2,644.61. Such sum represents the net loss sustained by Lieutenant

Proviso.

Graf due to financial irregularities and frauds against the United
States by a civilian employee of the Quartermaster Corps at Camp
Custer, Michigan, during the period from October 1926 to October
1927, for which Lieutenant Graf was held responsible: Provided,
That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 ney's, etc., fees,

Limitation on attor 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 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 18, 1934.

Penalty for violation.

(H.R. 2431.) (Private, No. 137.)

(CHAPTER 314.)
AN ACT

May 18, 1934, For the relief of certain newspapers for advertising services rendered the Public

Health Service of the Treasury Department. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- ice Public Health Bery:

Departtroller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized, ment. notwithstanding the provisions of section 3828 of the Revised Stat- vertising Services rendutes of the United States, to settle, adjust, and certify the following ered to, ordered sottled

, . claims for advertising services rendered the Public Health Service, Treasury Department, namely: The claims of certain Chicago newspapers for advertising services rendered October 3, 1918, amounting in all to $2,894, under the appropriation “ Suppressing Spanish influenza and other communicable diseases, 1919"; the claim of a Houston (Texas) newspaper, $65.17; and the claim of a New York newspaper, $30, for advertising services rendered between June and October, 1920, under the appropriations “Pay of personnel and maintenance of hospitals, Public Health Service, 1920”, and “Maintenance, marine hospitals, 1921."

Approved, May 18, 1934.

Cotton

(CHAPTER 315.)
AN ACT

May 18, 1934.
For the relief of the Palmetto Cotton Company.

(H.R. 1928.)

(Private, No. 158.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Palmetto of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any

Company.

Payment to money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $140, which sum represents a part of the remittance to the farmers seed loan offices of the Department of Agriculture by the Palmetto Cotton Company in payment of a loan of Hollock Tribble to the said farmers' seed loan office, upon which amount a prior lien or mortgage existed.

Approved, May 18, 1934.

May 21, 1934.

(8. 1541.) (Private, No. 159.)

Mucia Alger.
Payment to.

[CHAPTER 326.)

AN ACT

For the relief of Mucia Alger. 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 Mucia Alger, widow of William E. Alger, late American consul at Fernie, British Columbia, the sum of $2,500, being one year's salary of her deceased husband, who died March 19, 1917, while in the Foreign Consular Service.

Approved, May 21, 1934.

Ante, p. 1039.

(CHAPTER 327.)

AN ACT May 21, 1934. (S. 1997.)

To compensate Harriet C. Holaday. (Private, No. 160.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Parrilet e ti.Holaday. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary

of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Harriet C. Holaday, widow of Ross E. Holaday, late American consul at Manchester, England, the sum of $6,000, being one year's salary of her deceased husband, who died while in the Foreign Service, and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sufficient sum to carry out the purpose of this Act.

Approved, May 21, 1934.

May 21, 1934.

(H.R. 207.) (Private, No. 161.)

Homer C. Chapin.
Payment to.

(CHAPTER 328.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Homer C. Chapin. 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 Homer C. Chapin the cash value of a $500 Liberty bond deposited by him with the Immigration Service of the Department of Labor in the case of Dimitri Ivanenko, which said bond or the proceeds of which was erroneously covered into the Treasury of the United States.

Approved, May 21, 1934.

May 21, 1934.

(H.R. 371.) (Privato, No. 182.]

Peter Guilday.

Military record corrected.

(CHAPTER 329.)

AN ACT

For the relief of Peter Guilday. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the administration of any laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits upon honorably discharged soldiers Peter Guilday (name borne on the rolls as Peter Gillday and also as Peter Gilday), of Company F, Fifth Regiment United States Infantry, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as a member of said organization on the 11th day of February 1904: Provided, That no back pay, bounty, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, May 21, 1934.

Proviso.
No back pay, etc.

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