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Frank Ferst.
Military record cor-

(CHAPTER 330.)
AN ACT

May 21, 1934.
For the relief of Frank Ferst.

(H.R. 889.)

(Private, No. 163.] 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 rected. honorably discharged soldiers Frank Ferst, who was a member of Battery B, Fourth Regiment United States Field Artillery, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as a member of that organization on the 6th day of November 1905: Provided, That no bounty, pay, pension, or allowance shall accrue because of the passage of this Act.

Approved, May 21, 1934.

Proviso.
No back pay, etc.

Arabella E. Bodkin. Payment of Court of

(CHAPTER 331.)
AN ACT

May 21, 1934.
For the relief of Arabella E. Bodkin.

(H.R. 3868.)

(Privato, No. 164.) 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 Claims findings to. pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Arabella E. Bodkin, or her executors or administrators, the sum of $28,000 in compliance with the findings of the Court of Claims in the case of Arabella E. Bodkin, sometimes named and referred to as “Mrs. Patrick H. Bodkin", against the United States; such findings having been made pursuant to the Act of March 4, 1927 (ch. 517, 44 Stat.L., pt. III, 1845), entitled “An Act conferring Vol. 41, p. 1846. jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear and determine the claim of Mrs. Patrick H. Bodkin.” The payment provided for herein shall be in full settlement of all claims and demands arising out of the subject matter referred to in the findings of the Court of Claims.

Approved, May 21, 1934. .

[CHAPTER 332.)
AN ACT

May 21, 1934. For the relief of the Playa de Flor Land and Improvement Company.

(H.R. 5284.)

(Private, No. 165.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction and daya do Flore Land is hereby conferred upon the District Court of the Canal Zone to Company hear and determine, but subject to the provisions for appeal as in ferred on Canal Zone other cases provided by the Panama Canal Act, as amended, the District Court to adjuclaim of the Playa de Flor Land and Improvement Company against the United States on account of property taken by the United States in the Canal Zone.

Approved, May 21, 1934.

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(CHAPTER 334.1
AN ACT

May 22, 1934.
For the relief of G. T. Fleming.

(8. 3364.)

(Private, No. 166.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary mbuleminent of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, loss on bail bond. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $500 to G. T. Fleming, of Pelzer, South Carolina, which sum

represents the loss sustained by the said G. T. Fleming on the bail bond of Reuben G. Johnson, who was afterwards captured and returned to the United States officers by the said G. T. Fleming; record of said estreatment of bond is shown in order of Honorable

H. H. Watkins, United States district judge, at Greenville, South Proviso.

Carolina, May 22, 1923: Provided, That no part of the amount Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees. 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 Penalty for violation, 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 22, 1934.

[CHAPTER 335.)

AN ACT May 22, 1934. (H.R. 473.)

For the relief of Irene Brand Alper. (Private, No. 167.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Irene Brand Alper.. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary o pa imjuries or for per- of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to

pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Irene Brand Alper the sum of $1,250 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States in full settlement for an injury incurred by her when nineteen years old, when she was seriously injured and crippled for life by being struck down and run over on the 11th day of August 1921 by the United States Navy car numbered 2499, in the city of New York, through the careless and negligent operation of said car by an employee of the

United States Government employed at the time to operate said car: Proviso. Limitation on attor

Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in Dey'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 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 22, 1934.

[CHAPTER 336.)

AN ACT May 22, 1934. (H.R. 1274.)

For the relief of Charles A. Brown. (Private, No. 168.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Charles A. Brown. 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,

out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Charles A. Brown the sum of $3,000, as compensation for injuries sustained on June 22, 1926, at New York City, when an automobile in which he was riding was struck by a truck operated by the

Proviso.
Limitation on attor-

post-office service: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid nøy's, etc., fees. 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 Penalty for violation. 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 22, 1934.

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(CHAPTER 340.]
AN ACT

May 23, 1934.
For the relief of Kathryn Thurston.

(H.R. 878.)

[Private, No. 169.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Kayment Thurston. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, death of husband. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Kathryn Thurston, widow of Charles Thurston, the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims against the United States because of the death of the said Charles Thurston, who was an employee of the United States Railroad Administration and who was killed while in the performance of his duties as such employee on or about February 2, 1920, at Columbus, Ohio: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be ney's, etc., lees. 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 Penalty for violation. 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 23, 1934.

Proviso.
Limitation on attor.

H. Forsell.

(CHAPTER 341.)
AN ACT

May 23, 1934.
For the relief of H. Forsell.

(H.R. 1254.)

(Private, No. 170.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Refundo le customs of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay duties. to Miss H. Forsell, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $196.97 in full settlement against the Government for customs duties paid on two packages of merchandise that were not received by the addressee: Provided, That no part of Proviso.

Limitation on attor. the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum ney's, etc., lees. 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

Penalty for violation, 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 23, 1934.

Payment

to,

[CHAPTER 342.]

AN ACT May 23, 1934. (H.R. 6405.)

For the relief of Nicola Valerio. (Private, No. 171.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Nicola Valerio.

for United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secredeath of son. 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 Nicola Valerio, father of Joseph Valerio, deceased, the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States on account of the death of the aforesaid Joseph

Valerio, which was caused by his being struck by a post office mail Proviso.

truck: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees. 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 Penalty for violation. 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 23, 1934.

[CHAPTER 343.) May 23, 1934.

AN ACT (H.R. 4516.)

For the relief of B. Edward Westwood. [Private, No. 172.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Biol. Edward West- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp

Credit allowed in troller General of the United States is authorized and directed to postal accounts of.

credit the account of B. Edward Westwood, postmaster at Youngstown, Ohio, in the sum of $891.17, such sum representing the deficit in the account of the said B. Edward Westwood, caused by burglary to the post office on December 25, 1931, and for which casualty the said B. Edward Westwood was in no way responsible.

Approved, May 23, 1934.

[CHAPTER 346.)

AN ACT May 24, 1934. (H.R. 211.)

For the relief of John A. Rapelye. (Private, No. 173.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the John A. Rapelye. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the ComptrolReimbursement of, for stolen postal funds. ler General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and

directed to credit the account of John A. Rapelye, postmaster at Flushing, New York, with the sum of $1,249.08 to reimburse him for money-order and postal funds stolen from the Jackson Heights

station of the Flushing post office on the night of March 3, 1927: Proviso.

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

ceived 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 24, 1934.

Penalty for violation.

[CHAPTER 352.]

AN ACT
For the relief of the widow of D. W. Tanner for expense of purchasing an artificial

limb.

May 25, 1934.

(H.R. 4533.) (Private, No. 174.)

D. W. Tanner. Payment to widow

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 of." to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the widow of D. W. Tanner, of Brighton, Massachusetts, retired after thirty years' military service, including service during Indian wars and the World War, the sum of $125, covering payment for an artificial limb supplied by the Hammer Limb Company, of Boston, Massachusetts.

Approved, May 25, 1934.

Credit allowed

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(CHAPTER 358.)
AN ACT

May 26, 1934.
For the relief of E. W. Gillespie.

(H.R. 328.)

(Private, No. 175.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

E. W. Gillespie. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General of the United States is authorized and directed to postal accounts of. credit the account of E. W. Gillespie, former postmaster at Rock River, Wyoming, in the sum of $94.91, such sum representing the loss in the account of the said E. W. Gillespie caused by the failure of the First National Bank of Rock River, Wyoming, where the post-office funds were deposited by the said E. W. Gillespie.

Approved, May 26, 1934.

[CHAPTER 359.)
AN ACT

May 26, 1934.
For the relief of C. A. Dickson.

(H.R. 916.)

[Private, No. 176.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

C. A. Dickson. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp

Credit allowed in troller General of the United States is authorized and directed to postal accounts of. credit the account of C. A. Dickson, postmaster at Cleburne, Texas, in the sum of $72.45. Such sum represents the amount of United States postal funds lost by reason of the failure of the Home National Bank and the Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Cleburne, Texas, and charged in the account of the said postmaster as a balance due the United States after the payment of final dividends in respect of such deposits.

Approved, May 26, 1934.

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