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Limitation on attor-

Fort Stevens, Oregon, Fort Columbia and Fort Canby, Washington,

and to allow in full and final settlement of said claim not to exceed Appropriation. the sum of $512.22. There is hereby appropriated, out of any money

in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $512.22, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the payment of said claim:

Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in ney'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 notwithPenalty for violation, standing. 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 19, 1934.

of.

(CHAPTER 684.]

AN ACT June 19, 1934. (H.R. 6625.)

For the relief of Charles Farr. (Private, No. 305.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Charles Farr. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary

Redemption of lost
Liberty bond in favor of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to

redeem in favor of Charles Farr, of Greeley, Colorado, temporary
coupon bond numbered 156241, of the Third Liberty Loan of 1928,
in the denomination of $1,000, with interest from March 15, 1920, to
September 15, 1928, at the rate of 414 per centum per annum, without

presentation of the bond, said bond having been alleged to have Provisos. Condition.

been inadvertently destroyed by fire: Provided, That the said bond shall not have been previously presented to the Department: And

provided further, That the said Charles Farr shall first file in the Indemnity bond. United States Treasury Department a bond in the penal sum of

double the amount of the principal of such missing bond and of the interest thereon from March 15, 1920, to September 15, 1928, 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 bond hereinbefore described.

Approved, June 19, 1934.

[CHAPTER 685.)

AN ACT June 19, 1934. (H.R. 7387.)

For the relief of Royce Wells. [Private, No. 306.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Payment to, for per. United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary sonal injury. 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 Royce Wells the sum of $1,500 in full settlement for personal injury sustained by Royce Wells by reason of the explosion of a bomb under the direction of the war-loan

organization of the eighth Federal Reserve district in connection Proviso.

with a Victory-loan drive at De Soto, Missouri: Provided, That no Limitation on attorLoy's, etc., leos. 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 with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any Penalty for violation. 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 19, 1934.

(CHAPTER 686.)

AN ACT
For the relief of Oswald H. Halford, Hunter M. Henry, William C. Horne,

Rupert R. Johnson, David L. Lacey, William Z. Lee, Fenton F. Rodgers,
Henry Freeman Seale, Felix M. Smith, Edwin C. Smith, Robert S. Sutherland,
and Charles G. Ventress.

June 19, 1934.

(H.R. 7816.) (Private, No. 307.]

etc.

Payments to, for cer

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Oswald H. Halford, 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 tain salary reductions. otherwise appropriated, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, to Oswald H. Halford, bugler (1599067), $76.63; Hunter M. Henry, private, first-class (1599070), $192.13; William C. Horne, wagoner (1599034), $226.77; Rupert R. Johnson, corporal (1599036), $220.94; David L. Lacey, private, first-class_(1599038), $214.73; William Z. Lee, private (1599080), $203.60; Fenton F. Rodgers, private (1599092), $151.47; Henry Freeman Seale, wagoner (1599094), $193.17; Felix M. Smith, private (1599021), $193.38; Edwin C. Smith, private, first-class (1599047), $79.80; Robert S. Sutherland, bugler (1599102), $78.55; Charles G. Ventress, sergeant (1599107), $253.06; being amount of salary deducted on account of general court-martial sentences June 1918: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act

Limitation on attorin excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to ney's, etc., lees. 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 19, 1934.

Proviso.

[CHAPTER 697.)
AN ACT

June 21, 1934.
For the relief of George J. Bloxham.

(8. 1118.1

(Private, No. 308.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp

George J. Bloxham.

Credit in postal actroller General of the United States be, and is hereby, authorized and counts. directed to credit the account of George J. Bloxham, postmaster at Sheldon, Iowa, in the sum of $53.90 due the United States on account of the loss resulting from the closing of the First National Bank of Sheldon, Iowa.

Approved, June 21, 1934.

(CHAPTER 698.)

AN ACT

June 21, 1934.

(S. 1119.) (Private, No. 309.)

For the relief of Fred A. Robinson.

Fred A. Robinson.

Credit in postal accounts.

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 is hereby, authorized and directed to credit the account of Fred A. Robinson, postmaster at Estherville, Iowa, in the sum of $65.05, due the United States on account of the loss resulting from the closing of the First National Bank of Estherville, Iowa.

Approved, June 21, 1934.

[CHAPTER 699.)

June 21, 1934.

(S. 1600.) (Private, No. 310.)

AN ACT
For the relief of S. G. Mortimer.

8. G. Mortimer.

Credit in postal accounts.

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 credit the accounts of S. G. Mortimer, postmaster at Belle Fourche, South Dakota, in the amount of $178.92, such sum representing certain amounts charged against the said S. G. Mortimer by reason of his deposit of funds of the United States in the First National Bank of Belle Fourche, South Dakota, and the subsequent closing of such bank.

Approved, June 21, 1934.

(CHAPTER 700.]

June 21, 1934.

(S. 2627] (Private, No. 311.)

AN ACT
For the relief of Arvin C. Sands.

Arvin C. Sands.

Credit in postal accounts.

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 allow and credit to the accounts of Arvin C. Sands, postmaster at Mallard, Iowa, the sum of $78.21, being the amount due the United States on account of loss resulting from the closing in 1927 of the First National Bank of Mallard, Iowa.

Approved, June 21, 1934.

[CHAPTER 701.)

June 21, 1934.

(H.R. 541.) [Private, No. 312.)

AN ACT
For the relief of John P. Leonard.

John P. Leonard.

Military record corrected.

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 John P. Leonard, late of Company I”, Eighteenth 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 private of said Company L, Eighteenth Regiment United States Infantry, on the 31st day of December 1901: Provided, That no bounty, pension, back pay, or allowances shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, June 21, 1934.

Proviso.
No back pay, etc.

1 So in original.

(CHAPTER 702.)

AN ACT
For the relief of Frank Salisbury, executor of the estate of Emerson C. Salisbury,

deceased.

June 21, 1934.

(H.R. 2414.) (Private, No. 313.)

for property damages.

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Limitation on attor-

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Emerson C. Salisof the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay Payment to estate of, to Frank Salisbury, executor of the estate of Emerson C. Salisbury, deceased, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $1,500, as full compensation for damages to his property on December 11, 1931, when three Federal prisoners escaped from the United States penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas, and barricaded themselves in the house which was bombarded by the posse seeking the escaped prisoners: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof ney's, etc., fees. 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 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, June 21, 1934.

William G. Burress.
Military record cor-

[CHAPTER 703.)
AN ACT

June 21, 1934.
For the relief of William G. Burress, deceased.

(H.R. 2439.)

(Private, No. 314.] 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 William G. Burress, who was a member of Company A, Eleventh 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 private of that organization on the 7th day of March 1897: Provided, That no bounty, back pay, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, June 21, 1934.

Proviso.
No back pay, etc.

Paul Jelna.
Military record cor.

(CHAPTER 704.)
AN ACT

June 21, 1934.
For the relief of Paul Jelna.

(H.R. 3032.)

(Private, No. 315.) 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, their widows or dependent relatives, Paul Jelna, who was a private of Company A, Twenty-ninth 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 private of that organization on November 30, 1902: Provided, That no back pay, pension, or other emolument

No back pay, etc. shall accrue prior to the passage of this Act. Approved, June 21, 1934.

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[CHAPTER 705.)

AN ACT June 21, 1934. (H.R. 3296.)

For the relief of Carl F. Castleberry. (Private, No. 316.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Carl F. Castleberrir United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 17 Employees' Compen and 20 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for sation Act waived in

employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the perVol. 39, pp-746, 747. formance of their duties, and for other purposes”, approved Sep79

tember 7, 1916, as amended (U.S.C., title 5, secs. 767 and 770), are Proviso.

hereby waived' in favor of Carl F. Castleberry, a former employee No prior benefit. of the Railway Mail Service: Provided, That no benefit shall accrue

hereunder until after the enactment of this Act.

Approved, June 21, 1934.

favor of.

(CHAPTER 706.)

AN ACT June 21, 1934. (H.R. 4579.)

For the relief of Doctor Charles T. Granger. [Private, No. 317.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Doctor Charles T. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Granger.

Payment to, for pro- of the Department of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized fessional services.

and directed to pay, out of funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota and in full settlement against the Government, the sum of $290 to Doctor Charles T. Granger for hospitalization and medical services rendered Joseph Abbett, an Indian patient at the Granger Hospital, McGregor, Minnesota.

Approved, June 21, 1934.

[CHAPTER 707.)

AN ACT June 21, 1934. (H.R. 4838.)

For the relief of the Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Company, a corpora(Private, No. 318.)

tion organized and existing under the laws of the State of Massachusetts.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance United States of America in Congress assembled, That the PostPayment to, on ac master General be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay count of certain unpaid to the Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Company, a corporamoney orders.

tion organized under the laws of the State of Massachusetts, out of the fund credited to unpaid money orders more than one year old, the sum of $22,216.47, being the aggregate of three thousand four hundred and eighteen money orders made payable to Philipsborn's, The Outer Garment House, and endorsed and made payable to the National Bank of the Republic, and stolen from said Philipsborn's on December 11, 1919, and never recovered or paid, which sum the Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Company paid to said Philips

born's under its contract of indemnity, and become subrogated to the Provisos. rights of Philipsborn's as the payee of said money orders: Provided, Indemnity bond.

That the said Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Company shall first file in the Post Office Department of the United States a bond in the penal sum of $44,432.94, without limitation on the period of liability, with such surety or sureties as may be acceptable to the Postmaster General, to indemnify and save harmless the United

States from any loss on account of the stolen postal money orders Limitation on attor- herein described: Provided further, That no part of the amount ney'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

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