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nineteen hundred and eleven, and which sum was thereby lost without fault on the part of the said postmaster, and which sum has been made good from the personal funds of the said postmaster.

Approved, August 20, 1912.

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August 20, 1912. (H. R. 21324.]

CHAP. 313.-An Act Providing for the refund of certain duties incorrectly col

lected on a certain horse. [Private, No. 84.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Refund of duties to. 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 moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Stanley H. Kunž, of Chicago, Illinois, the sum of seventy-five dollars, being the amount incorrectly collected on a certain horse named C. W. Burt, returned from Canada to the United States through the port of Port Huron, Michigan, and entered on entry numbered seventeen hundred and seventy-two on August tenth, nineteen hundred and eleven.

Approved, August 20, 1912.

John M. Oak.

August 20, 1912. (H. R. 17709.)

CHAP. 314.-An Act For the relief of John M. Oak. [Private, No. 85.1

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

States of Americă in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster General Credit in postal ac- be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to credit the accounts

of John M. Oak, postmaster at Bangor, Maine, in the sum of one hundred and thirty-two thousand three hundred and eleven dollars and twelve cents, due to the United States on account of postal funds, key-deposit funds, money-order funds, postage stamps, and other stamped paper on account of losses resulting from fire April thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven.

Approved, August 20, 1912. .

August 20, 1912.

[H. R. 5763.) (Private, No. 86.]

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rected.

CHAP. 315.-An Act For the relief of William K. Harvey, alias William K. Hall.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United William K. Harvey, States of America in Congress assembled, That in the administration alias William K. Hall of the pension laws and the laws governing the National Home for

Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, or any branch thereof, William K. Harvey, also known as William K. Hall, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as a private in Company B, Seventh

Regiment California Volunteer Infantry, on the eighteenth day of Noprior pension. August, eighteen hundred

and ninety-eight: Provided, That no pension shall accrue prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, August 20, 1912.

Milo D, Bacon.

August 20, 1912. [Å. R. 16191.)

CHAP. 316.-An Act To convey certain real estate in the village of Jonesville,

Hillsdale County, Michigan. (Private, No. 87.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Quitelaim deed to, States of America in Congress assembled, That the Solicitor of the Jonesville, Mich.

Treasury is authorized and empowered, upon the payment of the sum of ten dollars, to convey the apparent interest of the United States in lot twenty-one of Olds plat of the village of Jonesville, in

township six south, range three west, in Hillsdale County, Michigan, to Milo D. Bacon for the purpose of completing the title of said Bacon to said property, and that the United States incur no expense or liability whatever in consequence of such conveyance, it being understood that the solicitor is to convey said land in the nature of à quitclaim deed to said Milo D. Bacon, without guaranty or warranty of any nature or kind whatsoever.

Approved, August 20, 1912.

Frank Wenzel.

CHAP. 317.-An Act For the indemnification of Frank Wenzel.

August 20, 1912.

(H. R. 16621.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

[Private, No. 88.] States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, out of Payment to, for inany money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay to Frank Wenzel, former employee of the Treasury Department, the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars, to indemnify him for permanent personal injuries received by him December sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, by reason of the defective condition and management of the passenger elevator in the Government building in the city of Toledo, county of Lucas, and State of Ohio.

Approved, August 20, 1912.

August 21, 1912.

(H. R. 4612.)

CHAP. 321.-An Act For the relief of Mary Beal.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United [Private, No. 89.] States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Mary Beal.

Payment to, for inTreasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Mary juries. Beal, of Portsmouth, Virginia, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand dollars, for injuries sustained by her while in charge of laundry work in the United States Navy Hospital at Portsmouth, Virginia, on or about the twentysixth day of May, nineteen hundred and three.

Approved, August 21, 1912.

August 21, 1912.

[8. R. 7650.) [Private, No. 90.)

I. 8. Rogers and J. L. Worthley.

Reimbursement to.

CHAP. 322.-An Act For the relief of I. S. Rogers and J. L. Worthley.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of seven hundred and fifty dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to reimburse I. S. Rogers and J. L. Worthley for money paid to the proper officers of the court as bondsmen for U. G. Copeland, indicted for violating section fifty-four hundred and thirty-eight of the Revised 10. 8., bec. 5438, p. Statutes, who was afterwards, to wit, on the sixteenth day of April, nineteen hundred and ten, dúly tried and convicted in the District Court of the United States for the Western Division of the Eastern District of Arkansas for his offense and sentenced to imprisonment at hard labor in the United States penitentiary at Atlanta, Georgia, for a period of five years, the said I. S. Rogers and J. L. Worthley rendering material aid to the Government in the apprehension and prosecution of the said U. G. Copeland.

Approved, August 21, 1912.

CHAP. 323.-An Act For the relief of John Johnson.

August 21, 1912.

[H. R. 14333.) [Private, No. 91.) John Johnson. juries.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Payment to "for in. States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary of the

Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to John Johnson, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand dollars, which sum is hereby appropriated, for permanent injuries sustained by said John Johnson at White Shoals Light Station, Lake Michigan, on June twenty-ninth, nineteen hundred and nine.

Approved, August 21, 1912.

August 21, 1912. [H. R. 20124.)

CHAP. 324.-An Act For the relief of E. Rosenwald and Brother. (Private, No. 92.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United E. Rosenwald and States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Refund of duty to. Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, out of any

money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to pay to E. Rosenwald and Brother the sum of four thousand nine hundred and twentytwo dollars and eighty-five cents, which sum is hereby appropriated, being the amount of money unlawfully collected from said E. Rosenwald and Brother upon an entry covering one hundred and eightysix bales of unstemmed wrapper tobacco, made upon June first, nineteen hundred and nine, and liquidated upon October fourth, nineteen hundred and nine.

Such liquidation was unlawfully made and said duty unlawfully levied, assessed, and collected upon two thousand six hundred and sixty and fifty-one one-hundredths pounds of tobacco more than the actual amount of said entry upon proper allowance for tare.

Approved, August 21, 1912.

Pensions.

man.

August 21, 1912.

CHAP. 325.-An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers (H. R. 24796.]

and sailors of the Regular Army and Navy, and certain soldiers and sailors of wars other [Private, No. 93.] 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 Pension.

The name of Joseph W. Wightman, late fireman, second class, of the Joseph W. Wight

United States Navy, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the

rate of fifteen dollars per month. Pension increased. Jesse B. Haptonstall.

The name of Jesse B. Haptonstall, late of Captain Williams's company, Second Regiment Washington Territory 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 George E. Matthews, late of Company L, Seventh Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay

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

The name of Lemuel E. Whitsitt, late of Company E, One hundred and sixty-first Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, War with

Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month. Delia Johnson.

The name of Delia Johnson, widow of Willis Johnson, late of Battery B, Second Regiment United States Artillery, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Pensions.
George E. Matthews.

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Louis G. Murray.

The name of Louis G. Murray, late of Battery D, Fourth Regiment Pension increased United States Artillery, and pay him a pension at the rate of twentyfour dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Robert Cornell, alias Robert Conners, late of Company Robert Cornell, alias B, Twenty-second Regiment United States Infantry, and pay him à Robert Conners. pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

Approved, August 21, 1912.

August 21, 1912.

(H. R. 25304.) [Private, No. 94.]

Pensions.

Pensions.
William H. Eoute

Paul Heineman.

CHAP. 326.-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.

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 William H. Eoute, late of Companies H and L, Tenth Regiment United States Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of ten dollars per month.

The name of Paul Heineman, late cook, third class, of the United States ship Charleston, United States Navy, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Jay W. Ducatt, late of Company I, First Regiment Jay W. Ducatt. Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month.

The name of Oliver J. Johnson, late of Company D, Third Regiment Oliver J. Johnson. Virginia Volunteer Infantry, War with Spain, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

The name of Clara G. Stoney, widow of James M. Stoney, late of Company G, Thirty-second Regiment United States Volunteer Infantry, 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 one minor child of the soldier until such child shall reach the age of sixteen years.

Approved, August 21, 1912.

Clara G. Stoney.

August 22, 1912. CHAP. 337.-An Act For the relief of John Treffeisen.

(H. R. 606.)

(Private, No. 95.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the administration John Treffeisen. of the pension laws and the laws governing the National Home for Military record corDisabled Volunteer Soldiers, or any branch thereof, John Treffeisen, rected. who was captain of Company C, Fifty-sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry Volunteers, shall hereafter be held and considered

to have been discharged honorably from the military service of the United States as a member of said company and regiment on the twenty- Proviso. fourth day of October, eighteen hundred and sixty-two: Provided. No prior pension. That no pension shall accrue prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, August 22, 1912.

August 22, 1912. CHAP. 338.--An Act To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey a certain (H. R. 1218.] frame building.

[Private, No. 96.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the In- Alva, Okla. terior is hereby authorized and directed to convey to Company I,

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National Guard.

como orange of frame Oklahoma National Guard, the frame building formerly used for the Company 1.Oklahoma United States land office, and located on lot numbered one, in block

numbered forty, in the city of Alva, in Woods County, State of Oklahoma, said building to be removed from its present location and used as an armory for said militia company, such removal to be without expense to the United States.

Approved, August 22, 1912.

August 22. 1912.

(H. R. 5135.] (Private, No. 97.]

CHAP. 339.–An Act For the relief of John J. Troxell.

John J. Troxell.

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

States of America in Congress assembled, That in the administration etilitary record cor of the pension laws and the laws governing the National Home for

Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, or any branch thereof, John J. Troxell shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as a lieutenant of Company H, Fifty-second Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry,

on the twenty-third day of October, eighteen hundred and sixtyNo prior pension. three: Provided, That no pension shall accrue prior to the passage of

this Act.

Approved, August 22, 1912.

Proviso.

August 22, 1912.

(H. R. 6722.] CHAP. 340.-An Act For the relief of Stephen Campbell and Isaac Overdorf. (Private, No. 98.1

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

Stephen Campbell and Isaac Overdorf, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred dollars each, and said sum, in all two hundred dollars, is hereby appropriated as reward for their services in capturing three burglars who attempted to rob the United States post office at Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania.

Approved, August 22, 1912.

August 22, 1912.

[H. R. 19190.) [Private, No. 99.)

John P. Risley:

Military record cor. rected.

CHAP. 341.–An Act For the relief of John P. Risley.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the administration of the pension laws John P. Risley, late of Battery D, First Regiment United States Artillery, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States on September eleventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-five: Provided, That no pension shall accrue prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, August 22, 1912.

Proriso.
No prior pension.

CHAP. 342.-An Act For the relief of Joe Cook.

August 22, 1912.

(H. R. 25060.) (Private, No. 100.] Joe Cook. Payment 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 is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out

any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four hundred and twenty-two dollars and twenty-five cents to Joe Cook, of Manhattan, Nevada, found and held to be due him by the Secretary of Agriculture under contract of February eighth, nineteen

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