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M. M. Twichel.

[CHAPTER 525.)
AN ACT

June 14, 1934.
For relief of M. M. Twichel.

(S. 1126.)

(Private, No. 245.) 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 to M. M. Twichel, tuzey merietor, for morof Saint Ignatius, Montana, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $3,433.34 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for compensation for services rendered and expenses incurred in connection with the burial of Indians on the Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana, prior to May 1, 1933: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered ney's, etc., fees. 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 Penalty for violation. 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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[CHAPTER 526.)
AN ACT

June 14, 1934.
For the relief of Marion Von Bruning (nee Marion Hubbard Treat).

(S. 1731.)

[Private, No. 246.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Marion Von Brunof the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, Payment to. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the şum of $1,900 to Marion Von Bruning (nee Marion Hubbard Treat), in full settlement of all claims against the Government for balance due her for rent for the use and occupation of the premises known as number 1758 N Street northwest, city of Washington, District of Columbia, as offices by the Alien Property Custodian for the period from July 1, 1918, to December 17, 1920: Provided, That no part of Proviso. the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum ney's, etc., Tees.

Limitation on attorthereof 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 per- Penalty for violation. 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, June 14, 1934.

June 14, 1934

[8. 2018.) (Private, No. 247.)

[CHAPTER 527.]

AN ACT

For the relief of N. Lester Troast. 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,

N. Lester Troast.
Payment to

the sum of $144.28 to N. Lester Troast, of Juneau, Alaska, in full settlement of expenses incurred by him under official orders in connection with the use of his personally owned automobile on official business at Wrangell, Alaska, while supervising the construction of an Indian boarding school at that place.

Approved, June 14, 1934.

(CHAPTER 528.]

AN ACT June 14, 1934. (H.R. 2287.)

For the relief of Warren Burke. (Private, No. 248.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Ensign Warren United States of America in Congress assembled, That the PresiPlaced on Navy re- dent be, and he is hereby, authorized to place Ensign Warren Burke, tired list.

United States Naval Reserve, upon the retired list of the Navy with Provisos.

three fourths of the active-duty pay of his grade: Provided, That a Incapacity in line of duty to be shown. duly constituted naval retiring board finds that the said 'Warren

Burke is incapacitated for service by reason of physical disability

incurred in the line of duty: Provided further, That no bounty, back No back pay, etc.

pay, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, June 14, 1934.

(CHAPTER 529.)

AN ACT June 14, 1934. (H.R. 3167.)

For the relief of Sue Hall Erwin. [Private, No. 249.)

Be in enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Sue Hall Erwin. United States of America in Congress assembled, That Sue Hall

Naven death gratuity Erwin, mother of Marcus Erwin, Junior, ensign, United States payment to

Navy, who was killed by an explosion on the United States ship

Mississippi, June 12, 1924, is hereby allowed an amount equal to six Proviso.

months pay at the rate Marcus Erwin, Junior, was receiving at the Dependency to be time of his death: Provided, That the said Sue Hall Erwin shall

establish to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Navy her dependency upon her son, the late Marcus Erwin, Junior.

Approved, June 14, 1934.

June 14, 1934.

(H.R. 3423.) [Private, No. 250.)

Benjamin Wright.

Military record corrected.

[CHAPTER 530.]

AN ACT For the relief of Benjamin Wright, deceased. 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 Benjamin Wright, deceased, who was a lieutenant, junior grade, United States Navy, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the naval service of the United States on January 19, 1899: Provided, That no bounty, back pay, pension, or allowance shall be held have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, June 14, 1934.

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No back pay, etc.

Reimbursement, for

(CHAPTER 531.)
AN ACT

June 14, 1934.
For the relief of C. A. Betz.

(H. R. 3992.)

(Private, No. 251.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary C.A. Betz. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money travel expenses. in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to C. A. Betz the sum of $103.34 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States. This sum represents the actual expenses incurred by Mr. Betz in making a trip from San Francisco to Bremerton Navy Yard in response to a summons issued by the Navy Depart- Provisor ment: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this torney's, etc., 1998. 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, June 14, 1934.

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(CHAPTER 532.]
AN ACT

June 14, 1934.
For the relief of Joseph B. Lynch.

(H.R. 4962.)

[Private, No. 252.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President Lieutenant Joseph B. of the United States is hereby authorized to advance Lieutenant Advancement in Joseph B. Lynch, United States Naval Reserve, to a place in the list numbers, Naval Ro

. of lieutenants of the Naval Reserve to rank next after Lieutenant Walter R. Hillberg: Provided, That in the computation of service

Service record. for purposes of pay the said Lieutenant Joseph B. Lynch shall be credited with inactive confirmed commissioned service in the Naval Reserve Force during the period from August 18, 1921, to August 7, 1923, inclusive: And provided further, That no bounty, back pay, No back pay, etc. pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, June 14, 1934.

(CHAPTER 533.]
AN ACT

June 14, 1934.
For the relief of Lieutenant H. W. Taylor, United States Navy.

(H.R. 6780.]

(Private, No. 253.) 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, out Reimbursement, for of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum travel expenses. of $52 to Lieutenant H. W. Taylor, United States Navy, to reimburse him for travel expenses incurred in connection with an airplane flight from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Key West, Florida, in December 1925, under orders issued by naval authorities.

Approved, June 14, 1934.

[CHAPTER 534.]

AN ACT June 14, 1934 (H.R. 7028.)

For the relief of Mrs. Joseph Roncoli. (Private, No. 254.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Mrs. Joseph, Roncoli: United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary sonal injuries.

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. Joseph Roncoli the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for injuries sustained by her when struck by a truck owned and operated by the Navy Department, while alighting from a street car at Twenty-third

Street and Seventh Avenue, in New York City : 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, June 14, 1934.

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(CHAPTER 535.]

AN ACT June 14, 1934 (H.R. 7367.]

For the relief of Sarah Smolen. [Private, No. 255.]

Be st enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Monthly payments United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secreto for death of bus- 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 Sarah Smolen, of New York City, New York, not to exceed $5,000 in monthly installments of $50 each, to be disbursed through the United States Employees' Compensation Commission, in full settlement of all claims against the Government on account of the death of her husband, the late Joseph Smolen, who was a special employee of the New York City Office of the Bureau of Narcotics, Treasury

Department, and who mysteriously disappeared and is believed to Proviso.

have been killed while engaged in official Government business on or torney's, etc., fees. about October 4, 1931: Provided, That no part of the amount appro

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 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, June 14, 1934.

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(CHAPTER 544.]
AN ACT

June 15, 1934.
For the relief of the Yosemite Lumber Company.

(H.R. 1405.)

[Private, No. 256.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary copapamito Lumber of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money Payment to er: in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Yosemite Lumber penses fighting forest Company the sum of $1,100 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States. Such sum represents the difference between the actual cost to such company for labor, supplies, and transportation of men incurred in the fighting of forest fires in September 1926 in the Yosemite National Park and the amount paid such company by the National Park Service.

Approved, June 15, 1934.

[CHAPTER 560.]
AN ACT

June 16, 1934.
Granting a franking privilege to Grace G. Coolidge.

[H.R. 5344.]

[Private, No. 257.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all 'mail

Grace G. Coolidge.

Granted postal frank. matter sent by post by Grace G. Coolidge, widow of the late Calvin ing privilege. Coolidge, under her written autograph signature, be conveyed free of postage during her natural life.

Approved, June 16, 1934.

[CHAPTER 561.]
AN ACT

June 16, 1934.
For the relief of Gladding, McBean and Company.

(S. 1173.)

(Private, No. 258.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Gladding, McBean of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay Reimbursement, for to Gladding, McBean and Company, out of any money in the Treas, building, etc., losses. ury not otherwise appropriated the sum of $6,602.40 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for losses suffered by the said company by reason of the default of the Plains Construction Company, general contractors for the construction of post office at Las Vegas, Nevada, and the contractor's failure to furnish a valid bond as required by law for the protection of labor and material men furnishing labor and material on public works: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Proviso. Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to ney's, etc., Toes. 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 Penalty for violation. Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, June 16, 1934.

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