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July 3, 1912.

(S. 462.] [Private, No. 35.]

CHAP. 199.-An Act For the relief of Slavo Ramadanovitch, of Cettigne, a Montenegrin subject, heir and administrator of Marcus Ramadanovitch, alias Radich, deceased.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Marcus Ramach States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Payment to admin- Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of

any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Slavo Ramadanovitch, of Cettigne, a Montenegrin subject,' heir and administrator of Marcus Ramadanovitch, alias Radich, deceased, formerly a Montenegrin subject, the sum of six thousand three hundred and ninety-six dollars, recommended by the President in his message to Congress dated July fifth, nineteen hundred and nine.

Approved, July 3, 1912.

and crew of.

July 3, 1912. [S. 837.)

CHAP. 200.-An Act To reimburse the officers and crew of the lighthouse tender

Manzanita for personal-property losses sustained by them on the foundering of that [Private, No. 36.)

tender October sixth, nineteen hundred and five.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Manzaneta," light- States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Payment to officers Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay, out of any money

in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand six hundred and forty-two dollars and fifty-five cents to the officers and crew of the lighthouse tender Manzanita for personal-property losses sustained by them on the foundering of that tender on October sixth, nineteen hundred and five, as set forth in the letter of April twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and six, from the Department of Commerce and Labor to the Treasury Department.

Approved, July 3, 1912.

heirs of.

July 8, 1912. (S. 2427.]

CHAP. 201.-An Act For the relief of the legal heirs of A. G. Strain. [Private, No. 37.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United A. G. Strain, Relinquishment States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commissioner of landsin Salifornia to the General Land Office be, and he is hereby, authorized to relinquish

to the legal heirs of A. G. Strain, by proper deed of conveyance, all title which the said A. G. Strain had vested in the United States Government to the following-described lands: North half northeast quarter and north half northwest quarter, section twenty-two, town

ship four north, range fifteen west, San Bernardino meridian, in the Proviso. Proofs required.

county of Los Angeles, State of California: Provided, That the said heirs of A. G. Strain make satisfactory proof of such conveyance to the United States of said land by the submission of an abstract of title, together with the deed of conveyance to the United States of the same, which said deed and abstract or abstracts shall be retained in the files of the General Land Office.

Approved, July 3, 1912.

July 3, 1912. (S. 3469.) CHAP. 202.-An Act For the the relief of the American Surety Company of New

York. (Private, No. 38.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United company of New States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary of the Reimbursement.

Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the American Surety Company of New York the sum of one hundred and fifteen dollars and fifty-one cents, as reimbursement in full of a payment

York.

made by the American Surety Company of New York, as surety on the bord of John W. Coltrane, a railway postal clerk, to cover the sum embezzled by him, said payment having been made to the Postmaster General and covered into the Treasury of the United States without knowledge of the fact that a like sum to cover the same embezzlement had already been paid by said John W. Coltrane to the clerk of the United States District Court for the Eastern Division of North Carolina and turned into the Treasury of the United States.

Approved, July 3, 1912.

CHAP. 203.-An Act For the relief of Albert S. Henderer.

July 3, 1912.

(S. 4751.] (Private, No.39.) Albert S. Henderer. Payment to, for in

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 juries. Albert S. Henderer, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand five hundred and seventytwo dollars and four cents, for damages arising out of an injury sustained by him while employed in the east gun shop, United States navy yard, Washington, District of Columbia, on the eleventh day of August, nineteen hundred and three.

Approved, July 3, 1912.

CHAP. 205.-An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the Regular Army and Navy, and certain soldiers and sailors of wars other than the Civil War, and to widows and dependent relatives of such soldiers and sailors.

July 5, 1912.

(H. R. 18712.) [Private, No. 40.)

Pensions.

increased.

Pension,

Pensions increased,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension rolí, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws

The name of David A. McKee, late of Captain James Williams's David A. Leerde Company N, Second Regiment Washington Territory Mounted Volunteers, Oregon and Washington Territory Indian war, and pay him a pension at the rate of sixteen dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Henry E. D. Patee, late of the United States Navy, Henry E. D. Patee. and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Gabrielle Cooper, widow of George A. Cooper, Jate Gabrielle Cooper. Infantry, War with Spain, and pay her a pension at the rate of twenty-five dollars per month, and two dollars per month additional for each of the officer's children during their minority, in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Ernest S. Cash, late of the Hospital Corps, United States Army, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Frank A. Schaller, late of Company E, Seventy-first Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving

The name of Noah H. Stout, late of Company D, Third Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain,' and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Ernest S. Cash.

Frank A. Schaller.

Noah H. Stout.

William W. Waters.

Pensions.
Louis T. Moseley.

John Dardis.

The name of William W. Waters, late of Company D, Sixth Regiment United States Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Louis T. Moseley, late of Company A, Fifth Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month.

The name of John Dardis, late of Company G, Second Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars per month.

The name of Cornelius Linnehan, late of Battery A, First Battalion Maine Volunteer Heavy Artillery, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, July 5, 1912.

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CHAP. 206.–An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain sol. diers and sailors of the Regular Army and Navy, and certain soldiers and sailors of wars other than the Civil War, and to widows and dependent relatives of such soldiers and sailors.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws

The name of Lucy F. Geiger, widow of William A. Geiger, late of the United States Marine Corps, War with Spain, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month, and two dollars per month additional on account of a minor child of the soldier until she shall reach the age of sixteen years.

The name of Major C. Hungate, late of Captain John S. Ford's company (first company), Texas Volunteers, Indian wars, and pay him a pension at the rate of sixteen dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Thomas Smith, late of Company C, Thirty-eighth Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Alice Downing, widow of Bedford M. Downing, late of Company B, First Regiment District of Columbia Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month, with two dollars per month additional for each of three minor children of the soldier until they, respectively, reach the age of sixteen years.

The name of Lewis G. Murray, late of Company D, Third Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Thomas Joyce, late of Company D, Second Regiment United States Infantry, Florida Indian war, and pay him a pension at the rate of fifty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Harry F. Keefer, late of Company K, Fourth Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Henry F. Mackey, late of the United States Navy, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Mary Norris Tillman, widow of James H. Tillman, late colonel First Regiment South Carolina Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay her a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per month, and two dollars

per month additional on account of one minor child of the officer until such child reaches the age of sixteen years.

Approved, July 5, 1912.

Lewis G. Murray.

Pension increased.
Thomas Joyce.

Pensions.
Harry F. Keefer.

Henry F. Mackey.

Mary Norris Tillman.

208.

Pensions.

John W. Bolt.

Pensions increased.
Jane R. Bonnin.

CHAP. 207.–An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers July 5, 1912. and sailors of the Regular Army and Navy, and certain soldiers and sailors of wars other

(H. R. 23765.] than the Civil War, and to widows of such soldiers and sailors.

[Private, No. 42.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions of the pension laws

The name of John W. Bolt, late of Company G, Third Regiment Pensions. Georgia Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars

per

month. The name of Morton W. Sebring, late of Company E, Sixteenth Morton W. Sebring. Regiment United States Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of ten dollars per month.

The name of Jane R. Bonnin, widow of George W. Bonnin, late sergeant, Company E, Second Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers, War with Mexico, and pay her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Jane R. Adams, widow of George William Adams, late Jane R. Adams. captain of Major Chevallie's battalion, Texas Cavalry, War with Mexico, and pay her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Charles J. Cronin, late of Company K, Sixth Regiment Charles J. Cronin. United States Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month. The name of Jacob M. Ratcliff

, late of Company H, First Regiment Pension increased. United States Dragoons, Texas and New Mexico Indian war, and pay him a pension at the rate of sixteen dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, July 5, 1912.

Pensions.

laws

Willard D. Cook,

CHAP. 208.-An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers July 5, 1912. and sailors of the Regular Army and Navy, and certain soldiers and sailors of wars

(H. R. 22867.) other than the Civil War, and to widows of such soldiers and sailors.

(Private, No. 43.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension

The name of Willard D. Cook, late of Battery A, First Regiment Pensions. United States Artillery, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

The name of Sarah Needham, widow of Michael Needham, late of Sarah Needham. Company K, Thirteenth Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of George P. Cross, late of Company B, Thirty-eighth George P. Cross. Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Reuben J. Reals, late of Company F, First Battalion Reuben J. Reals. Wyoming Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Christopher M. Shaw, late of Battery I, First Regi- Pensions increased. ment United States Artillery, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Cornelius Johns, late of Captains Smith's, Mazell's, and Chamberlin's companies, Florida Volunteers, Florida Seminole Indian War, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Cornelius Johns.

Pensions.
Mary E. Stannard.

George S. McGuire.

Henry Hempen.

Richard P. Ayraud.

George Ihnath.

Wood C. Wilson,

Jane Anderson.

per month.

Sarah F. Austin Chamberlin.

The name of Mary E. Stannard, widow of Harry Stannard, late of Company E, Third Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of George S. McGuire, late of Company M, Thirty-second Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Henry Hempen, late of Company C, Fifth Regiment United States Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars per month.

The name of Richard P. Ayraud, late of Company E, First Regiment Louisiana Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars per month.

The name of George Ihnath, late of Company C, Fourth Regiment United States Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars per month.

The name of Wood C. Wilson, late of Troop L, Eighth Regiment United States Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month.

The name of Jane Anderson, widow of John B. Anderson, late of Colonel A. W. Doniphan's regiment, Missouri Volunteer Infantry, War with Mexico, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars

The name of Sarah F. Austin Chamberlin, widow of Franklin Chamberlin, alias Frederick Winthrop, late of the United States ship Benicia, United States Navy, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Daniel B. Wilson, late of Company I, Third Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry, and Company G, Fifth Regiment United States Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving:

The name of Robert Burns, late major and surgeon of the First Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month.

The name of Nathaniel L. Lawrence, late of Company H, Second Regiment Virginia Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay

him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Carl H. Ellis, late of Company D, Eleventh Regiment United States Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of seventeen dollars

per month. The name of Daniel A. Guy, late of Company G, Sixth Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty-four dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Patrick J. Hanrahan, late of Company C, Forty-third Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Louis O. Edgar, late of Company B, Tenth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, July 5, 1912.

Pension increased.
Daniel B. Wilson.

Pensions.
Robert Burns.

Nathaniel L. Law. rence.

Carl H. Ellis.

Pension increased.
Daniel A. Guy.

Pension.

Patrick J. Hanrahan.

Pension increased.
Louis 0. Edgar.

CHAP. 210.-An Act For the relief of Alfred L, Dutton.

July 6, 1912.

(S. 897.) (Private, No. 44.) Alfred L. Dutton.

rected.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Military record cor- States of America in Congress assembled, That, in the administration

of the pension laws and the lawsgoverning the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, or any branch thereof, Alfred L. Dutton shall

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