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June 13, 1934.

(S. 2898.] (Private, No. 233.]

Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims of the United States to hear,

consider, and render judgment on certain claims of George A. Carden and Anderson T. Herd against the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the A. and anderson T. Herd. United States of America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction Claims ol, referred to is hereby conferred upon the Court of Claims of the United States,

notwithstanding lapse of time or any statute of limitations, or other limitations upon the jurisdiction of such court, to hear, consider, and render judgment upon any claims, legal or equitable, of George A. Carden and Anderson T. Herd, or their legal representatives, against the United States, involving the steamships Erny, Lucia,

Anna, Teresa, Clara, Ida, Dora, Himalaia, Franconia, and CamR10larice for sums pania: Provided, That in determining the amount of any judgment paid.

on any such claim, allowance shall be made for any amount hereto

fore awarded the claimants on account of such claim: Provided furSeparate suits may be maintained. ther, That separate suits may be maintained (by or on behalf of the

claimants or their legal representatives) with respect to any of such Entry of, within one

claims, but no suit shall be brought after the expiration of one year from the date of the enactment of this Act: And provided fur

ther, That the record of the proceedings before the War Department taken may be intro- heretofore had with respect to certain of such ships and the evidence duced.

there taken may be introduced, together with the exhibits therein offered, before the Court of Claims, with the full force of depositions,

subject to objections as to competency and relevancy: Provided of

Recovery; it contract further, That if the Court of Claims shall upon the evidence reach tion of ships. the conclusion that the contract of sale included any right to the

operation of the ships and that such right was not satisfied by the subsequent payment by the Secretary of War as an accord and satisfaction then the recovery shall be limited to the duration of the World War.

Approved, June 13, 1934.

year.

[CHAPTER 500.) June 13, 1934.

AN ACT
(S. 1994.)
[Private, No. 234.)

For the relief of Estelle Johnson.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

. Redemptions ont cer- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary tificate of indebtedness of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to

redeem in favor of Estelle Johnson, 334 per centum United States Treasury certificate of indebtedness, series A-1933, numbered 1798 in the denomination of $500, issued February 1, 1932, matured Feb

ruary 1, 1933, without interest and without presentation of said Provisos. Condition.

certificate which is alleged to have been lost or destroyed : Provided,

That the said certificate of indebtedness shall not have been previIndemnity bond.

ously presented and paid: And provided further, That the said Estelle Johnson shall first file in the Treasury Department a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of said certificate of indebtedness 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 certificate of indebtedness hereinbefore described.

Approved, June 13, 1934.

(CHAPTER 501.]

AN ACT
For the relief of Claude A. Brown and Ruth McCurry Brown, natural guardians

of Mamie Ruth Brown.

June 13, 1934.

(S. 2750.) (Private, No. 235.)

Mamie Ruth Brown.
Redemption of Treas-

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 ury note in favor of redeem, in favor of Claude A. Brown and Ruth McCurry Brown, natural guardians of. natural guardians of Mamie Ruth Brown, 312 per centum United States Treasury note, series A-1930–32, numbered A-00,018,061, in the denomination of $1,000, issued March 15, 1927, called for redemption March 15, 1931, matured March 15, 1932, without interest and without presentation of said note, which is alleged to have been destroyed: Provided, That the said note shall not have been previ

Condition. ously presented: And provided further, That the said Claude A.

Indemnity bond. Brown and Ruth McCurry Brown shall first file in the Treasury Department a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of the 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 note hereinbefore described.

Approved, June 13, 1934.

Provisos.

CHAPTER 502.)
AN ACT

June 13, 1934.

(H.R. 311.) For the relief of Martin Henry Waterman, deceased.

(Private, No. 236.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

Martin Henry WaUnited States of America in Congress assembled, That in the terman.

Military record cor. administration of the pension laws and the laws conferring rights rected. and privileges upon honorably discharged soldiers, their widows, and dependent relatives, Martin Henry Waterman, late of Company H, Fourteenth Regiment United States Infantry, shall 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 2d day of February 1891: Provided, That no bounty, back pay, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, June 13, 1934.

Proviso.
No back pay, etc.

Lula A. Densmore.

, for

[CHAPTER 503.)
AN ACT

June 13, 1934.
For the relief of Lula A. Densmore.

(HR. 2692.)

(Private, No. 237.) 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 to pay, out of any death of husband. funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Lula A. Densmore, widow of Clarence Densmore, the sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for damages incurred by the killing of Clarence Densmore, her husband, on a public highway of Douglas County, Georgia, by Fred Pierce, á Federal prohibition agent, which said killing occurred on July 13, 1932: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this 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,

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Proviso.
Limitation on attor-

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, June 13, 1934.

June 13, 1934.

(H.R. 2748.] (Private, No. 238.)

A.C. Francis.

Reimbursement expense.

of

[CHAPTER 504.)

AN ACT

For the relief of A. C. Francis. 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 A. C. Francis, sheriff of Midland County, Texas, the sum of $204.30 as reimbursement of expense incurred in connection with the apprehension of William Dunn Reiger, a fugitive from justice wanted by the Federal Government.

Approved, June 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 505.)

AN ACT June 13, 1934. (H.R. 4541.)

For the relief of George Dacas. (Private, No. 239.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the George Dacas. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the SecrePayment to legal tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to

of, for Juries.

pay, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated and in full settlement against the Government, the sum of $5,000 to the legal guardian of George Dacas for injuries sustained as the

result of an explosion of a dynamite cap on the site of Camp Gordon Proviso.

on February 22, 1922: Provided, That no part of the amount approLimitationen attor 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, June 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 506.)

AN ACT June 13, 1934. (H.R. 4932.)

For the relief of Judd W. Hulbert. (Private, No. 240.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Judd W. Hulbert. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United disability compensa. States Employees' Compensation Commission be, and it hereby is, tion rolls, authorized. authorized and directed to restore Judd W. Hulbert to the rolls of

employees entitled to compensation under the provisions of the Compensation Acts and to give him the benefits of said Acts.

Sec. 2. That said Commission pay to the said Judd W. Hulbert Monthly payments. out of the employees' compensation fund, which is hereby made available for this purpose, the sum of $66.66 per month from the date of enactment of this Act until the date of his death: Provided, Limitation on attorThat no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of nøy's, etc., lees. 10 per centum of the lump sum appropriated in section 2 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 of the lump sum appropriated in section 2 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. Sec. 3. The payment of the sums authorized to be paid under this

Payment to be in full Act shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the injury of the said Judd W. Hulbert.

Approved, June 13, 1934.

settlement.

Ramon Cordova.

Payment to, for per

(CHAPTER 507.)
AN ACT

June 13, 1934.
For the relief of Jose Ramon Cordova.

(H.R. 5636.)

(Private, No. 241.) 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 sonal injuries. Jose Ramon Cordova, of Farmington, New Mexico, the sum of $3,500 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, for injuries sustained, during February 1915, while in the discharge of his duties as member of a posse organized by the United States marshal for the district of Utah for the capture of Tse-NeGat, alias Everett Hatch, a Piute Indian charged with murder: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in

Limitation on attor. 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, June 13, 1934.

Proviso.

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June 13, 1934.

(H.R. 6935.) (Private, No. 242.)

Oscar P. Cox.
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 authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Oscar P. Cox, United States marshal for the district of Hawaii, the sum of $524.37. Said sum represents the amount charged Oscar P. Cox by the United

States by reason of his hiring extra guards to accompany Federal Limitation on attor- prisoners from Hawaii to Leavenworth, Kansas: Provided, That no ney's, etc., foes. 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 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, June 13, 1934.

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[CHAPTER 509.)

AN ACT June 13, 1934. (H.R. 6890.)

For the relief of Mrs. Pleasant Lawrence Parr. (Private, No. 243.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Mrs. Pleasant Law. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United Disability compen. States Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized sation claim to be de- to consider and determine the claim of Mrs. Pleasant Lawrence Parr,

widow of Pleasant Lawrence Parr, a former employee of the Navy

Department, in the same manner and to the same extent as if appliVol. 39, p. 746. cation for the benefits of the United States Employees' Compensa

tion Act had been made within the one-year period required by secProviso.

tions 17 and 20 thereof: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue No prior benefits.

prior to the approval of this Act.

Approved, June 13, 1934.

L. R. Smith.
Reimbursement to.

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(CHAPTER 524.]

AN ACT June 14, 1934. (S. 870.)

For the relief of L. R. Smith. (Private, No. 244.)

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 of the United States not otherwise appropriated, to L. R. Smith, of Fortine, Montana, the sum of $19,223, said amount being in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States and reimbursement to the said L. R. Smith for the construction of a graded truck road, seven miles in length, on Graves Creek, within the Blackfeet National Forest Reservation in the State of Montana, in pursuance of a sur

vey made by the Forestry Bureau and proposed road development Proviso.

on said reservation in the Blackfeet National Forest : Provided,
Limitation on attor-
ney's, etc., foes. 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 ren-
dered 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

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

Approved, June 14, 1934.

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