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(CHAPTER 432.)

June 8, 1934.

(S. 254.] (Private, No. 206.)

AN ACT
For the relief of Fred H. Cotter.

Fred H. Cotter.
Claim of.

14, p. 772.

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

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the requireVol. 39, p. 746; Vol. ments of sections 15 to 20, both inclusive, of the Act entitled "An

Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes," approved September 7, 1916, as amended, are hereby waived in the case of Fred H. Cotter, of Portland, Oregon, formerly employed by the Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Agriculture, who is alleged to have contracted disease on November 17, 1929, while in the performance of his duties as such employee, and the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is authorized and directed to consider and act upon any claim filed by him under the provisions of such Act, as amended, within one year after the date of enactment of this Act, for compensation for disability result

ing from such disease; but compensation, if any, shall be paid from Available funds. and after the date of enactment of this Act. Such payments of

compensation shall be made out of funds heretofore or hereafter appropriated for the payment of awards under the provisions of such Act, as amended.

Approved, June 8, 1934.

(CHAPTER 433.]

AN ACT June 8, 1934. (S. 785.)

For the relief of Elizabeth Bolger. (Private, No. 207.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Elizabeth Bolger. Payment to, for per

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secresonal injuries. tary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay

Elizabeth Bolger the sum of $700 in full settlement of all claims against the Government on account of personal injuries sustained as the result of the carelessness of the driver of Navy automobile

numbered six hundred and thirty-seven, on April 5, 1919, in BrookProviso.

lyn, New York: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated Limitation on attor. ney's, etc., fees. 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 contract to the Penalty for violation. 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, June 8, 1934.

(CHAPTER 434.)

AN ACT June 8, 1934. (8. 1078.]

For the relief of Mrs. Asa Caswell Hawkins. (Private, No. 208.)

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

out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mrs. Asa Caswell Hawkins, widow of Asa C. Hawkins, of the county of Lenoir and the State of North Carolina, the sum of $5,000 in full

death of husband.

Proviso.
Limitation on attor-

compensation for the death of said Asa C. Hawkins, who was killed while employed by and assisting Federal prohibition agents in the enforcement of the National Prohibition Act: Provided, That no part 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. İt 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 per- Penalty for violation. son violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of misdemeanor and upon conviction thertof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, June 8, 1934.

(8. 1191.)

Refund of fine.

(CHAPTER 435.]
AN ACT

June 8, 1934.
For the relief of the Sultzbach Clothing Company.

(Private, No. 209.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Sultzbach Clothing of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Sultzbach Clothing Company the sum of $6,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States. Such sum represents the amount of a fine paid by Sultzbach Clothing Company pursuant to a conviction for violating certain provisions of the Lever Act of August 10, 1917, as amended, prior to the declaration by the Supreme Court of the United States of the unconstitutionality of such provisions: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this one 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 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, June 8, 1934.

Limitation on attor

Emma Ferguson

Payment to.

(CHAPTER 436.]
AN ACT

June 8, 1934.
To pay a gratuity to Emma Ferguson Starrett.

(S. 1401.)

(Private, No. 210.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Starrett. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Emma Ferguson Starrett, widow of Henry P. Starrett, late American consul general at Algiers, Algeria, the sum of $8,000, equal to one year's salary of her deceased husband: Provided, That no part of 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

Proviso.
Limitation on attor.

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, June 8, 1934.

(CHAPTER 437.)

AN ACT June 8, 1934. (S. 2002.)

For the relief of R. S. Howard Company, Incorporated. (Private, No. 211.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the R. S. Howard Com- United States of America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction

claim of referred to is hereby conferred upon the Court of Claims to hear and adjudicate, Court of Claims.

without regard to existing statutes of limitations, the claim of R. S. Howard Company, for just compensation, arising out of the service upon said company of United States Navy Commandeer Order Numbered N-3255, dated June 18, 1918, with the same right as in other cases to either party to apply to the Supreme Court of the United States for writ of certiorari to review any judgment that may be rendered.

Approved, June 8, 1934.

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[CHAPTER 438.]

AN ACT June 8, 1934. (8. 2969.)

For the relief of the Mary Black Memorial Hospital. [Private, No. 212.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Mary Black Memo- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary rial Hospital.

Payment for of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, treatments Henry Manning. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the

Mary Black Memorial Hospital, Incorporated, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, the sum of $2,500.85, in full satisfaction of all claims of such hospital against the United States for expenses incurred in furnishing hospitalization and medical and surgical treatment to Paul Henry Manning, a fireman, second-class, United States Navy, from October 16, 1931, to February 1, 1932, pursuant to a telegraphic authorization dated October 16, 1931, from the Naval Hospital, Nor

folk, Virginia, such claim having been subsequently disallowed by Proviso.

the Comptroller General: 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

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, June 8, 1934.

(CHAPTER 439.)
AN ACT

June 8, 1934.
For the relief of Lucy Cobb Stewart.

(S. 3026.)

(Private, No. 213.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- Lucy Cobb Stewart. tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed gratuíty to. to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Lucy Cobb Stewart, widow of Nathaniel B. Stewart, late consul general at Barcelona, the sum of $9,000, such sum representing one year's salary of her deceased husband, who died while at his post of duty.

Approved, June 8, 1934.

(CHAPTER 440.]
AN ACT

June 8, 1934.
For making compensation to the estate of Nellie Lamson.

(H.R.

7168.)

(Private, No. 214.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Nellie Lamson. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, Payment to estate of. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $325, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, to Frank A. Lamson, as the administrator of the estate of Nellie Lamson, of Lower Tonsina, Alaska, deceased, as compensation for the loss of nineteen foxes, the property of the said Nellie Lamson, which were killed as a result of careless dynamite blasting on the homestead of the said Nellie Lamson by the employees of the Alaska Road Commission while engaged in public work for the Government on May 2, 1931: Provided, That no part Proviso. 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 said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person Penalty for violation. 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, June 8, 1934.

Limitation on attor. ney's, etc., fees.

June 9, 1934.

(S. 3380.] (Private, No. 215.)

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[CHAPTER 441.)

AN ACT Providing for the appointment of Richmond Pearson Hobson, formerly a captain in the United States Navy, as a rear admiral in the Navy, and his retirement in that grade.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President Hobsom be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint Richmond Pearson Appointed

, Navy, and Hobson, formerly a captain of the United States Navy, a rear placed on retired’list. admiral in the Navy, with the rank, pay, and allowances thereof, and upon his acceptance of such appointment and the issuance of the commission in pursuance thereof, he shall be retired by the President as from active service and be placed upon the retired list in the grade of rear admiral, as of thirty years' service, and with the pay of that grade.

Approved, June 9, 1934.

[CHAPTER 448.)

June 11, 1934.

(8. 85.) (Private, No. 216.]

AN ACT
For the relief of Paul J. Sisk.

Paul J. Sisk.
Payment to.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General is authorized and directed to settle and certify for payment to Paul J. Sisk, a clerk in the post office at Spokane, Washington, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the amount of $60, on account of an erroneous payment by him on money order numbered 234886, for that amount, issued at Payette, Idaho, on September 5, 1931.

Approved, June 11, 1934.

June 11, 1934.

(8. 176.) [Private, No. 217.)

Harry Harsin.

Credit in postal accounts.

(CHAPTER 449.)

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AN ACT

For the relief of Harry Harsin. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to credit Harry Harsin, postmaster at Asbury Park, New Jersey, in his accounts with the sum of $28,022, the amount of money and postage stamps lost in the burglary of the post office at Asbury Park, New Jersey, on July 6, 1929.

Approved, June 11, 1934.

(CHAPTER 450.)

June 11, 1934.

(8. 256.) (Private, No. 218.]

AN ACT
For the relief of Milburn Knapp.

Milburn Knapp.
Payment to.

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 hereby authorized and directed to pay to Milburn Knapp, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $16,000 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for losses sustained by him as the result of the revocation by the Department of the Interior, on November 12, 1913, of a permit granted for the use of the Williamson River in connection with a contract for the cutting and removal of certain timberlands in the Klamath Indian Reservation, in the State of Oregon, entered into on January 24, 1913, by Milburn Knapp and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs on behalf of the United States.

Approved, June 11, 1934.

loss of horse.

[CHAPTER 451.] June 11, 1934.

AN ACT (S. 512.) (Private, No. 219.)

For the relief of Peter Pierre. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Reimbursement, for 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, the sum of $45 to Peter Pierre, in payment for a horse which was lost while being used to transport supplies to a forest fire on the Flathead Indian Reservation, State of Montana.

Approved, June 11, 1934.

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