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Charleston-Dunbar Traction Company. An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of War to

lease to Charleston-Dunbar Traction Company a certain strip or parcel of land owned by the
United States Government on the Great Kanawha River in West Virginia. September 1,
1916..........

........ Pensions, Regulars, and other than Civil War. An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions

to certain soldiers and sailors of the Regular Army and Navy and of Wars other than the
Civil War, and to certain widows and dependent relatives of such soldiers and sailors.

September 5, 1916.................................................
Pensions, Civil War. An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers and

sailors of the Civil War and certain widows and dependent relatives of such soldiers and

sailors. September 5, 1916......... Oleanne Marie Zahl Branum. An Act For the relief of Oleanne Marie Zahl Branum. September 5,

1916..........
McCabe, Mont. An Act To validate title to the town site of McCabe, in the State of Montana.

September 5, 1916....
Martin Huhn. An Act For the relief of Martin Huhn. September 5, 1916....
John P. Sutton. An Act For the relief of John P. Sutton. September 6, 1916....
John Duggan. An Act For the relief of John Duggan. September 7, 1916.....
Eva M. Bowman. An Act For the relief of Eva M. Bowman. September 8, 1916.
Sorenson and Lyle, An Act For the relief of Karen S. Sorenson and James Lyle. September 8,

1916........
John E. Keys. An Act For the relief of John E. Keys. September 8, 1916.......
James L. Yokum. An Act For the relief of James L. Yokum. September 8, 1916

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PRIVATE LAWS OF THE SIXTY-FOURTH CONGRESS

OF THE

UNITED STATES. Passed at the first session, which was begun and held at the city of Washington, in the

District of Columbia, on Monday, the sixth day of December, 1915, and was adjourned without day on Friday, the eighth day of September, 1916. WOODROW WILSON, President; THOMAS R. MARSHALL, Vice President; JAMES P.

CLARKE, President of the Senate pro tempore; LEE S. OVERMAN, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, March 17 and 18, 1916; JAMES A. O’GORMAN, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, April 7, 1916; JOHN H. BANKHEAD, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, June 3, 8, 10, 13 and 16, 1916; WILLIAM HUGHES, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, September 2, 1916; OLLIE M. JAMES, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, September 7, 1916; CHAMP CLARK, Speaker of the House of Representatives; CHARLES M. STEDMAN, Speaker of the House of Representatives pro tempore, July 29, 1916.

of tempore, Juni, 1916; JAMES A. 6 Acting PresiesP:

February 10, 1916. for

(H. R. 4954.)

Miss.

Part of Vicksburg

granted to.

CHAP. 21.–An Act Directing the Secretary of War to reconvey a parcel of land to the Anshe Chesed Congregation, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

(Private, No. 1.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

Anshe Chesed ConStates of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is gregation, Vicksburg, hereby directed to convey by deed to the Anshe Chesed Congregation, Mi Vicksburg, Mississippi, a small tract of land for cemetery purposes, National Military Park which land is now part of the Vicksburg National Military Park, and more particularly described by metes and bounds as follows:

Description. Commencing at the southeast corner of a tract of land as described Dos in deed book CC, page six hundred and eleven, in chancery clerk's office, Warren County, Mississippi; thence with an astronomical azimuth one hundred degrees and forty minutes nine hundred and ninety-two feet to a stone post; thence two hundred and nine degrees and ten minutes five hundred and nine feet to a stone post; thence two hundred and twenty-five degrees and fifty-five minutes four hundred and sixty-one feet to a stone post; thence two hundred and twenty degrees and fifty minutes three hundred and ninety-eight feet to a stone post on the south side of the Baldwins Ferry road; thence two hundred and ninety-six degrees and ten minutes one hundred and ninety-eight feet; thence three hundred and fifty-five degrees and ten minutes one hundred and five feet; thence twenty-three de grees and fifteen minutes one hundred and seventy-eight feet to the point of beginning.

Thence with an astronomical azimuth no degrees and fifteen minutes five hundred and thirty-four feet; thence two hundred and seventy degrees and fifteen minutes three hundred and eighteen and onehalf feet; thence one hundred and thirty-two degrees and five minutes two hundred and fifty-one feet; thence one hundred and seventy-one degrees and twenty minutes two hundred and fifty-nine feet; thence one hundred and thirty-four degrees and twenty-five minutes one hundred and forty-three feet to the point of beginning; containing one and sixty-four one-hundredths acres, more or less, and being part of section twenty-one, township sixteen, range four east: Provided, Proviso, That no expense shall be incurred by the United States in carrying out the provisions of this Act.

Approved, February 10, 1916.

No expense.

out the expense he townshiths, acres, m

February 28, 1916. CHAP. 38.-Joint Resolution To amend an Act entitled "An Act granting pensions

[H.. Res. 89.]__and increase of pensions to certain soldiers and sailors of the Civil War and certain (Priv. Res., No. 1.] widows and dependent children of soldiers and sailors of said war," approved Febru

ary twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and fifteen.

Omnibus pension

Error corrected.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Act, February 25, 1915, States of America in Congress assembled, That the paragraph in the

Act entitled “An Act granting pensions and increase of pensions to Vol. 38, p. 1489.

certain soldiers and sailors of the Civil War and certain widows and dependent children of soldiers and sailors of said war," approved February twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, private Act Numbered One hundred and ninety-three, Sixty-third Congress, granting an increase of pension to George A. Kogle, late of Company I, One hundred and sixtieth Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, and to pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that

he is now receiving, be corrected and amended to read as follows: George A. Kogle. Pension increased.

“The name of George A. Kogle, late of Company I, One hundred and sixteenth Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving."

Approved, February 28, 1916.

Pensions.

Pensions increased. George Jaggers.

Charles Gray.

March 16, 1916. CHAP. 44.-An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain sol. (S. 3518.)

diers and sailors of the Civil War and certain widows and dependent relatives of such (Private, No. 2.) 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 George Jaggers, late of Company F, Seventeenth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, and pay him a pension at the

rate of $40 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving. Barnet Hauver.

The name of Barnet Hauver, late of Company B, Seventy-second Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and pay him'a pension at the

rate of $50 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving. David Phillips, alias

The name of David Phillips, alias Charles Gray, late of United States ships Key West, Great Western, and Naumkeag, United States Navy, and pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of

that he is now receiving. John R. Thompson.

The name of John R. Thompson, late of Company H, One hundred and forty-third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $30 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Frederick Schnetzer, late of Company G, One hundred and twenty-third Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $30 per month in lieu of that he is

now receiving. James H. Goldsbo The name of James H. Goldsborough, late of Company B, One

hundred and fifty-fourth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Emma F. Webster, widow of George A. Webster, late of Company H, Tenth Regiment, and Company E, Sixth Regiment, New York Volunteer Heavy Artillery, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of John A. Morris, late captain and assistant quartermaster, United States Volunteers, and pay him a pension at the rate

. of $50 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving. Spencer J. Dyer.

The name of Spencer J. Dyer, late of Company B, Third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, and second lieutenant Company K, Fifth Regiment United States Colored Volunteer Heavy Artillery,

Frederick Schnetzer.

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Emma F. Webster.

John A. Morris.

Jane E. Bloss.

Catherine Scheibel.

and pay him a pension at the rate of $36 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Jane E. Bloss, widow of George E. Bloss, late of Company H, Fiftieth Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving and $2 per month additional on account of the minor child of the said George E. Bloss until she reaches the age of sixteen years.

The name of Cyrus Spooner, late of Company K, Sixth Regiment Cyrus
Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of
$40 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.
The name of Delias W. Compton, late of Company F, Thirty-

Delias W. Compton. eighth Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $36 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Catherine Scheibel, widow of William Scheibel, late of Company M, First Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving. The name of Charlotte J. Smith, widow of Frederick L. Smith, late

Charlotte J. Smith. of Company F, Twenty-third Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Lydia A. Šmith, widow of Augustus E. Smith, late Lydia A. Smith. of Company E, First Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Daniel L. Tallcott, late of Company G, Twenty-fifth Daniel L. Tallcott. Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $30 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Aurelia M. Todd, widow of Samuel D. Todd, late of Aurelia M. Todd. Company D, Sixteenth Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Emma M. Bowman, widow of Edward Bowman, late BT of Company E, Ninth Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Susie S. Flanders, widow of George J. Flanders, lates of Company D, Eighteenth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Josiah P. Hackett, late of Company A, Seventeenth Regiment United States Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $36 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of Andrew Jewell, late of Company A, Eighteenth Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

The name of William J. Young, late of Company K, Thirty-sixth William J. Young. Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Rebecca Hutton. The name of Rebecca Hutton, widow of Michael Hutton, late of Company C, Twelfth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, and Company D, Two hundred and second Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Peter M. Miller. The name of Peter M. Miller, late of Company E, Forty-fifth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $30 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving The name of Thomas A. Carpenter, late of Company H, Twelfth ter."

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