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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 Penalty for violation. 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. 2620.) (Private, No. 394.)

(CHAPTER 818.)

AN ACT For the relief of N. W. Carrington and J. E. Mitchell. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- and J. E. Mitchens tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed Payment to, for deto pay to N. W. Carrington, Dumbarton, Virginia, and J. E. Struction of cattle. Mitchell, Richmond, Virginia, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sums of $1,020 and $1,260, respectively, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, as Federal indemnity for the destruction of their cattle in 1925 and 1926 which were found to be affected with tuberculosis: 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 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 Penalty for violation. 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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Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.

taxes.

Proviso.
Limitation on attor.

[CHAPTER 819.)
AN ACT

June 26, 1934.
For the relief of George M. Wright.

(S. 2720.)

(Private, No. 395.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary George M. Wright. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to ously collected income refund and pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to George M. Wright, Great Falls, South Carolina, the sum of $545.03, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, for income taxes erroneously collected for the taxable year 1924: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be ney's, etc., fees. 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 the Penalty for violation. 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.

(8. 2806.) (Private, No. 396.)

(CHAPTER 820.)

AN ACT
To confer jurisdiction on the Court of Claims to hear and determine the claim

of Carlo de Luca.

Carlo de Luca.

Claim of, referred to Court of Claims.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Court of Claims of the United States be, and it is hereby, given jurisdiction to hear and determine the claim of Carlo de Luca, and to award him just compensation for losses and damages, if any, which he may have suffered through action of the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation in commandeering or requisitioning two certain contracts dated June 25, 1917, which the said Carlo de Luca owned and which he had with the Standard Shipbuilding Corpora. tion of New York for the construction and delivery of two certain ships designated as “hulls 12 and 13 ”; and to enter decree or judgment against the United States for such just compensation, if any, notwithstanding the bars or defenses of any alleged settlement or

adjustment heretofore made or of res judica, lapse of time, laches, Proviso.

or any statute of limitation: Provided, however, That the United Credit for sum paid.

States shall be given credit for any sum heretofore paid the said
Carlo de Luca by reason of said action of the United

States Shipping
Board and/or the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet

Corporation. Commencement Sec. 2. Such claim may, under section 1 of this Act, be instituted

at any time within four months from the approval of this Act. ProJurisdiction, etc. ceedings in any suit brought in the Court of Claims under this Act,

1138; appeals therefrom, and payment of any judgment therein shall be U.S.C., p. 897.

had as in the case of claims over which such court has jurisdiction under section 145 of the Judicial Code, as amended.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

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(S. 2809.)

Claims of, referred to

(CHAPTER 821.1

AN ACT June 26, 1934.

Conferring jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear and determine the claims [Private, No. 397.)

of the International Arms and Fuze Company, Incorporated.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the International Arms United States of America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction and Fuze Company, Incorporated. is hereby conferred upon the Court of Claims, notwithstanding the Court of Claims. lapse of time or any statute of limitations or any defense because of

any awards previously made by the War Department or other authority of the United States or any alleged acceptances thereof by the International Arms and Fuze Company, Incorporated, to hear and determine, upon the basis of just compensation, the claims of the said International Arms and Fuze Company, Incorporated, growing out of contracts numbered G-1048–559-A, dated January 1, 1918,

and P-19219-4797-A, dated November 5, 1918, with the United Portisool certiorari States and the amendments and modifications thereof: Provided, allowed either party to however, That from any decision or judgment rendered in any suit

presented under the authority of this Act a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court of the United States may be applied for by either party thereto, as is provided by law in other cases.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

.

Marie Louise Bel

[CHAPTER 822.)
AN ACT

June 26, 1934.
For the relief of Marie Louise Belanger.

(8. 2872.)

(Private, No. 398.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary anger of 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 sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government on account of the death of Alfred Belanger, caused by an explosion in the meter house of the Federal Hospital for Defective Delinquents, at Springfield, Missouri, on September 15, 1933: Provided, promiso. That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of ney's, etc., fees. 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 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.

Limitation on attor.

Penalty for violation.

June 26, 1934,

(S. 2873.) (Private, No. 399.)

Stella

D.

Wicker

(CHAPTER 823.1

AN ACT

For the relief of Stella D. Wickersham. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary sham. of 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 sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government on account of the death of Robert L. Wickersham, caused by an explosion in the meter house of the Federal Hospital for Defective Delinquents, at Springfield, Missouri, on September 15, 1933: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess ney's, etc., fees. 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 violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed Penalty for violation. guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

Proviso.
Limitation on attor-

CHAPTER 824.]

AN ACT
For the relief of Cornelia Claiborne.

June 26, 1934.

(S. 2919.) (Private, No. 400.)

Hamilton Cabell

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is Claiborne.
hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Cornelia Člaiborne, widow

Payment to widow of.

of Hamilton Cabell Claiborne, late American consul at Frankfort, Germany, the sum of $7,000, being one year's salary of her deceased husband, who died while in the Foreign Service.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

(CHAPTER 825.)

AN ACT June 28, 1934. (8. 2957.)

For the relief of the rightful heirs of Wakicunzewin, an Indian. (Private, No. 401.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Wakicunzewin. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary olaytimeat to heirs of, of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay,

out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the respective heirs of Wakicunzewin, deceased Sisseton-Wahpeton allottee, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to existing law, the sum of $2,888.90, as follows: Waste, $481.48; Cankumazwin, $481.48; Hotonnahowin, $240.74; Ticahdeiyotanke, $240.74; Mnimapson, or Charles Boesdi, $240.74; Cetanhote, or Grayhawk, $120.37; Hankadutana, or Charles Blackbird, $60.20; George Young, $60.19; Cankutopewin, $481.48; and George Track,

$481.48: Provided, That, in the discretion of the Secretary of the deposited to credit and Interior, the amount due any beneficiary may be deposited to the benefit of Indian. credit of the individual and handled in the same manner as other

Credit olostato individual Indian moneys: Provided further, That, should any of person named be dead.

the
persons

named herein be not living upon the date of the passage of this Act, his or her share shall be credited to and become a part of the estate of such beneficiary.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

Provisos.

June 28, 1934.

(8. 3016.) (Privato, No. 402.)

[CHAPTER 826.)

AN ACT
For the relief of the Dongji Investment Company, Limited.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Dongji Investment United States of America in Congress assembled, That Private Law

Release ofliability for Numbered 228, Seventy-second Congress, entitled "An Act for the excess amount of per- relief of the Dongji Investment Company (Limited)”, be, and it

.

is hereby, amended by deleting from Iines 5 and 6 the words “in excess of the amount of the performance bond given by such company".

Approved, June 26, 1934.

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H. N. Wilcox.

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CHAPTER 827.)

AN ACT June 28, 1934. (S. 3122.)

For the relief of H. N. Wilcox. (Private, No. 403.)

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

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary hospital, etc., ' treat of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to

pay to H. N. Wilcox, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $119 in full settlement of all claims against the Government for hospital and medical expenses incurred as a result of injuries sustained by H. N. Wilcox and Edson Reed

in an explosion aboard the gasoline fishing boat Cachalot on DecemProoisos.

ber 8, 1933: Provided, That before any payment is made to the Conditional upon reimbursement of hospi- claimant, H. N. Wilcox, that reimbursement be made to the Truestal, etc.

dale Hospital, Incorporated, of Fall River, Massachusetts, and

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Doctor C. H. Bryant, of Tiverton, Rhode Island, in full satisfaction of all hospital and medical expenses incurred by H. N. Wilcox and Edson Reed: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated Limitation on attorin 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 violating the provisions Penalty for violation. 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.

[CHAPTER 828.]

AN ACT
For the relief of Charles E. Secord.

June 26, 1934.

(8. 3160.) (Private, No. 404.)

Proviso.
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 Charles E. Secord. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, sonal injuries. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Charles E. Secord the sum of $500, in full settlement of all claims against the Government, for injuries received through the negligent operation of a motor vehicle by a prohibition agent working under the Treasury Department of the United States Government: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in ney's, etc., Tees. 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 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.

Juno 26, 1934.

(8. 3161.) (Privato, No. 405.)

(CHAPTER 829.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Mary Seeley Watson. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- wohn J. Crittenden tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby authorized and directed Payment to widow. to pay Mary Seeley Watson, widow of the late John J. Crittenden Watson, formerly Foreign Service officer, American Consulate, Dundee, Scotland, the sum of $5,000, being one year's salary of her deceased husband, who died of illness incurred while in the Consular Service; and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sufficient sum to carry out the purpose of this Act.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

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