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[CHAPTER 804.)

June 26, 1934

(8. 2322.) (Private, No. 380.]

AN ACT
For the relief of A. J. Hanlon.

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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 the accounts of A. J. Hanlon, special disbursing agent, Bureau of Prohibition, San Juan, Puerto Rico, with the sum of $223.75, said sum representing the amount paid on vouchers to Juan R. Toledo, prohibition agent, as per diem in lieu of subsistence for the period June 13 to July 21, 1929, which sum was disallowed by the General Accounting Office.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

CHAPTER 805.)

June 26, 1934.

(S. 2333.) (Private, No. 381.)

AN ACT
For the relief of Robert V. Rensch.

Robert V. Rensch.
Reimbursement 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 be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $136.50 to Robert V. Rensch, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for expenses in said sum incurred and paid by him as assistant United States attorney for the district of Minnesota, on behalf of the United States of America with the approval of the Attorney General of the United States of America, in the trial of the case of United States of America against Wilbur B. Foshay, and others, in the city of Minneapolis, in said district, between August 31, 1931, and September 30, 1931, which said sum was duly paid to said Robert V. Rensch by the United States marshal for said district, and subsequently and on the 20th day of October 1933 refunded by said Robert V. Rensch, under protest, to said United States marshal, by reason of the fact that on the 3d day of March 1933 the Comptroller General of the United States of America refused to allow

credit to the said United States marshal for vouchers covering said Proviso. Limitation

at- sum for said expense: Provided, That no part of the amount approtorney's, etc., fees. 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 attor-
neys, 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 appro-
priated 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 26, 1934.

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(CHAPTER 806.] June 26, 1934.

AN ACT (S. 2343.)

For the relief of Herbert E. Matthews. (Private, No. 382.)

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

Mat- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United Claim of, for benefits States Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized pensation Act, to be to consider and determine the claim of Herbert E. Matthews, of

Johnson City, Tennessee, formerly employed by the Federal Barge

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considered.

Lines, operated by the Inland Waterways Corporation, aboard the steamer Memphis, in the same manner and to the same extent as if application for the benefits of the United States Employees' Compensation Act had been made within the one-year period required Vol. 39, pp. 676, 677. by sections 17 and 20 thereof: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to approval of this Act.

No prior benefits. Approved, June 26, 1934. .

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June 26, 1934.

(S. 2357.) (Private, No. 383.)

(CHAPTER 807.)

AN ACT

For the relief of Arthur Bussey. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to, to propof the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, erty damages. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Arthur Bussey the sum of $29,848.93, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for damages for loss of, or damage to, personal property consequent upon the taking of his plantation, Riverside, in Chattahoochee County, Georgia, for military purposes, under the Act of July 2, 1917.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

(CHAPTER 808.]
AN ACT

June 26, 1934.
For the relief of Emilie C. Davis.

(S. 2367.)

(Private, No. 384.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to widow of. of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Emilie C. Davis, widow of Raymond Davis, late Foreign Service officer of the United States, and formerly American consul at Aden, Arabia; Paris, France; Rosario, Argentina; and Prague, Czechoslovakia, the sum of $4,500, being one year's salary of her deceased husband.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

Redemption of lost Treasury note in favor

[CHAPTER 809.)
AN ACT

June 26, 1934.
For the relief of Nancy Abbey Williams.

(S. 2398.)

(Private, No. 385.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary lia Nancy Abbey Wilof the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to redeem in favor of Nancy Abbey Williams 342 per centum United of! States Treasury note, series C-1930–32, numbered 5182 B, in the denomination of $100, issued January 16, 1928, called for redemption December 15, 1931, without interest and without presentation of said note which is alleged to have been lost, stolen, or destroyed : Provided, That the said note shall not have been previously pre

Condition. sented: Ánd provided further, That the said Nancy Abbey Williams shall first file in the Treasury Department a bond in the penal sum

Indemnity bond. of double the amount of the principal of 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 26, 1934.

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Proriso.

[CHAPTER 810.)

AN ACT June 26, 1934. (8. 2467.)

For the relief of Ammon McClellan. (Private, No. 386.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Ammon McClellan. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre

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tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed
to pay to Ammon McClellan, out of any money in the Treasury not
otherwise appropriated, the sum of $376.27 in full settlement of all
claims against the Government of the United States for services
rendered from July 18, 1933, to August 31, 1933, in the Department

of Agriculture: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated Limitation on attorney's, etc., sees. 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 Penalty for violation. 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 26, 1934.

June 26, 1934.

(S. 2470.) (Private, No. 387.)

Provisions of Em

[CHAPTER 811.)

AN ACT

For the relief of Erik Nylin. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Erik Nylin. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United ployees' Compensation States Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized Act extended to.

to consider and determine, in the same manner and to the same

extent as if application for the benefits of the Employees' Com. Vol. 39, pp. 746.

pensation Act had been made within the one-year period required by sections 17 and 20 thereof, the claim of Erik Nylin, on account

of disability caused by his employment in the service of the United No prior benefits. States at Elim, Alaska : Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior

to the enactment of this Act.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

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ages.

(CHAPTER 812.)

AN ACT June 26, 1934. (8. 2549.)

For the relief of Albert W. Harvey. [Private, No. 388.)

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

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to, for dam- of the Treasury be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay

to Albert W. Harvey, Rutland, Vermont, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $49.15, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States of said Harvey for damages_incurred in an accident in which an automobile was seized by a Federal prohibition agent in the per

formance of his duties for the Government: Provided, That no part ney's, etc., lees. 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

Proviso.
Limitation on attor.

Penalty for violation.

of 10 per centum thereof on account of services render

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 26, 1934.

Brewer Paint and

Payment to, for extra

(CHAPTER 813.)
AN ACT

June 26, 1934. For the relief of the Brewer Paint and Wall Paper Company, Incorporated. (8. 2553.)

(Private, No. 389.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre

Wall Paper Company, tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed Incorporated. to pay to the Brewer Paint and Wall Paper Company, Incorporated, services. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $846.80, in full settlement of all claims against the Government on account of extra painting work performed under contract numbered W6174-qm-33, dated April 25, 1931, in connection with the construction of three barracks buildings at Langley Field, Virginia: 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., Tees. 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 26, 1934.

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Payment to, for extra

(CHAPTER 814.]
AN ACT

June 26, 1934.
For the relief of Robert R. Prann.

(8. 2561.!

(Private, No. 390.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- Robert R. Prana, troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed services. to certify for payment to Robert R. Prann, of San Juan, Puerto Rico, the sum of $3,375, which amount is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full payment of all claims against the United States for extra work performed under contract with the War Department, dated May 12, 1925, for the construction of a section of wall east of San Augustin Battery, San Juan, Puerto Rico: Provided, That no part of the

Limitation on attor. 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 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 26, 1934.

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June 26, 1934.

(S. 2584.) (Private, No. 391.)

(CHAPTER 815.)

AN ACT

For the relief of Elmer Kettering. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Elmer Kettering.

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the SecreRedemption of Liberty bonds in favor ol. tary of the Treasury be,

and he is hereby, authorized and directed to redeem in favor of Elmer Kettering, Mellette, South Dakota, United States registered notes numbered L-1230846 and L-1230845 (uncalled) in the denomination of $100 each of the Victory Liberty Loan 434 per centum convertible gold notes of 1922–1923, registered in the name of Elmer Kettering, without presentation of the notes

which are alleged to have been stolen in a mail robbery after having Provisos.

been assigned in blank by the registered payee: Provided, That the Condition. Indemnity bond.

said notes shall not have been presented to the Department: And provided further, That the said Elmer Kettering shall first file in the Treasury Department a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of the said notes, in such form and with such corporate surety as may be acceptable to the Secretary of the Treasury with condition to indemnify and save harmless the United States from any claim on account of the notes hereinbefore described.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

June 26, 1934.

(8. 2013.) [Private, No. 392.)

Jewell Maness.
Claim of.
Vol. 39, p. 746.

(CHAPTER 816.)

AN ACT

For the relief of Jewell Maness. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 17 and 20 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 favor of Jewell Maness, widow of Ward W. Maness, deceased, former transfer mail clerk, Union Depot, Jackson, Tennessee and the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is authorized and directed to consider and determine her claim for compensation on account of her husband's death notwithstanding the limitations in the first paragraph of section 10 of the said Act: Provided, That compensa

any,

shall commence from and after the date of the passage of this Act.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

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Compensation.

tion, if

(CHAPTER 817.)

June 26, 1934.

(S. 2619.) (Private, No. 393.)

AN ACT
For the relief of E. Clarence Ice.

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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 to E. Clarence Ice, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $3,000, in full settlement of all claims against the Government on account of the death of his son, Corporal Egbert J. Ice, who was killed August 15, 1933, while in the performance of his duties with the District of Columbia National Guard at Camp Albert C. Ritchie: Provided, 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 rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or

Proviso.

Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.

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