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PRIVATE ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS OF CONGRESS

CONTAINED IN THIS VOLUME.

LAWS OF THE SIXTY-FOURTH CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

STATUTE 1–1915–1916.

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Anshe Chesed Congregation. An Act Directing the Secretary of War to reconvey a parcel of land to

the Anshe Chesed Congregation, Vicksburg, Mississippi. February 10, 1916................ Omnibus pension Act, error corrected. Joint Resolution To amend an Act entitled “An Act granting

pensions and increase of pensions to 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. February 28, 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. March 16, 1916.....
Michael F. O'Hare. An Act For the relief of Michael F. O'Hare. March 20, 1916.
John Howard Payne. An Act For the relief of the heirs of John Howard Payne, deceased, late

United States consul at Tunis. April 3, 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 children of soldiers and sailors of

said war. April 3, 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 children of soldiers and sailors of

said war. April 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 children of soldiers and sailors of

said war. April 5, 1916......... Mary E. Nicolson. An Act For the relief of Mary E, Nicolson. April 11, 1916.... J. Lawrence Latham. An Act To relieve J. Lawrence Latham, postmaster at Eupora, Webster

County, Mississippi, of the payment of cash and funds stolen from the post office. April 11,

1916.....
Beverly E. Whitehead. An Act For the relief of Beverly E. Whitehead. April 12, 1916 .........
Warren E. Day. An Act For the relief of Warren E. Day. April 14, 1916.......
Williamsburg, Va., Masonic Lodge. Joint Resolution Authorizing the Librarian of Congress to

return to Williamsburg Lodge, Numbered Six, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, of Vir

ginia, the original manuscript of the record of the proceedings of said lodge. April 19, 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. April 20, 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. April 20, 1916...... Daughters of the American Revolution. An Act To renew patent numbered twenty-one thousand and

fifty-three. April 20, 1916.... Glenora G. Harris. An Act To validate a certain title whereon the purchase money has been paid on

a private sale by order of the United States district court for the middle district of Pennsyl-
vania, at number eighty-three, June term, nineteen hundred and ten, sitting in bankruptcy.

April 26, 1916..............
New England Coal and Coke Company, etc. An Act For the relief of New England Coal and Coke

Company, owner of the American barges Emilie and Cassie, and Bruusgaard, Kiosterud

Dampskibsaktieselskab, owner of the Norwegian steamship Hesperos. April 26, 1916...... United States Drainage and Irrigation Company. An Act For the relief of the United States Drainage

and Irrigation Company. April 27, 1916...... James Stanton. An Act for the relief of James Stanton. April 28, 1916... Ellis P. Garton. An Act For the relief of Ellis P. Garton, administrator of the estate of H. B.

Garton, deceased. April 28, 1916........ Edward B. Craig. Joint Resolution Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Treasury to

credit the stamp account of Edward B. Craig, as collector of internal revenue for the collection district of Tennessee, in the sum of $2,034.89, being the representative value of certain internal-revenue documentary stamps which were taken from the office of said collector by an act of burglary. April 28, 1916..........

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Page. Philip H. Heberer. An Act For the relief of Philip H. Heberer. May 1, 1916.... Patrick J. Fitzgerald. An Act For the relief of the widow and heirs at law of Patrick J. Fitzgerald,

deceased. May 3, 1916........ Anatasia Hogan. An Act To reimburse the postmaster at Kegg, Pennsylvania, for money and

stamps taken by burglars. May 4, 1916.... Elsie McCaulley. An Act Authorizing the health officer of the District of Columbia to issue a

permit for the removal of the remains of the late Elsie McCaulley from Glenwood Cem

etery, District of Columbia, to Philadelphia. May 8, 1916.... G. B. Dickson. An Act To quiet the title to certain lands in the possession of G. B. Dickson, and

for other purposes. May 11, 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. May 25, 1916........... E. C. Hornor. An Act For the relief of E. C. Hornor. May 29, 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 dependenf children of soldiers and sailors of

said war. May 29, 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 children of soldiers and sailors

of said war. June 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. June 9, 1916.....
Navy Department. An Act Providing for the payment for certain services arising under the Navy

Department. June 12, 1916..........
Colorado, land titles, etc. An Act To correct title to certain lands in Colorado. June 15, 1916.....
Thomas S. Johnson. An Act For the relief of Thomas S. Johnson. June 15, 1916......
Frances L. Llewellyn. An Act For the relief of Frances L. Llewellyn. June 15, 1916.......
Oscar R. Howard. An Act To authorize the issuance of patent to Oscar R. Howard, and for other

purposes. June 15, 1916........
George S. Clark. An Act To validate the homestead entry of George S. Clark. June 15, 1916.......
M. X. Sweeney Shipyards and Foundry Company. An Act For the relief of the M. A. Sweeney

Shipyards and Foundry Company. June 19, 1916.....
Mrs. George A. Miller. An Act For the relief of Mrs. George A. Miller. June 22, 1916..........
Vilhelm Torkildsen. An Act For the relief of Vilhelm Torkildsen. June 22, 1916..
Charles H. Bingham. An Act Authorizing the health officer of the District of Columbia to issue a

permit for the removal of the remains of the late Charles H. Bingham from Congressional

Cemetery, District of Columbia, to Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. June 27, 1916.....
Thomas L. Griffiths. An Act Authorizing issuance of patent for certain lands to Thomas L. Griffiths.

June 28, 1916....
. L. Corbin.' An Act Permitting H. L. Corbin to purchase certain public lands. June 28, 1916..
William G. Williams, sr. An Act For the relief of William G. Williams, senior, June 28, 1916...
Mathilda P. Hansen. An Act For the relief of Mathilda P. Hansen. June 28, 1916........
John Alexander Besonen. An Act For the relief of John Alexander Besonen. June 28, 1916......
Public lands, issue of homestead patents. An Act Validating certain applications for and entries

of public lands. June 28, 1916..............
B. D. Sheffield. An Act To authorize the exchange of lot ten, section nineteen, township forty-five

north, range one hundred and fourteen west, sixth principal meridian, for certain private
lands needed in connection with the construction of Jackson Lake Reservoir, Wyoming,

and for other purposes. June 28, 1916.....
Edward J. Lynch. An Act For the relief of Edward J. Lynch, collector of internal revenue for the
district of Minnesota. June 28, 1916..........

104 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. June 28, 1916........ Lemmon, S. Dak. An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to sell certain lands to the city

of Lemmon, South Dakota. June 30, 1916...
Maine Central Railroad Company. An Act For the relief of the Maine Central Railroad Company.

June 30, 1916.......
Muskingum River water leases, Ohio. An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of War to

abrogate a contract lease of land and water power on the Muskingum River, Ohio. June

30, 1916..... D. A. Barbour and Andrew P. Gladden. An Act For the relief of D. A. Barbour and Andrew P. Gladden. June 30, 1916.....

119 Daniel M. Frost. An Act For the relief of Daniel M. Frost. July 3, 1916........

119 Pensacola, Fla. An Act Releasing the claim of the United States Government to lot numbered three hundred and six in the old city of Pensacola, Florida. July 3, 1916...

119 Pensacola, Fla. An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent to that portion

of land, being a fractional block, bounded on the north and east by Bayou Cadet, on the
west by Cevallos Street, and on the south by Intendencia Street, in the old city of Pensacola,
in the State of Florida. July 3, 1916...........

120 Benjamin F. Robinson and John Dows. An Act For the issuance of a patent for certain Government

land to Benjamin F. Robinson and John Dows. July 3, 1916...... Davis and Kershaw. An Act Providing for the refund of duties collected on certain tobacco cuttings. July 8, 1916...................

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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 children of soldiers and sailors

of said war. July 8, 1916.......................................................... Craighead County, Ark.' An Act To quiet title in certain citizens to certain lands lying within the

meander line on the Saint Francis River, and being parts of lots and tracts of land lying in

Craighead County, Arkansas. July 8, 1916....
William Foglio. An Act For the relief of William Foglio. July 11, 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 children of soldiers and sailors

of said war. July 17, 1916....
Mary S. Corbin. An Act For the relief of Mary S. Corbin. July 26, 1916......
Mrs. C. D. Corbin. An Act For the relief of Mrs. C. D. Corbin. July 26, 1916...
Julia R. Goodloe. An Act For the relief of Julia R. Goodloe. August 1, 1916......
Hundley V. Fowler. An Act For the relief of the heirs of Hundley V. Fowler, deceased. August

1, 1916................:
Joseph A. Buckholdt. An Act For the relief of Joseph A. Buckholdt. August 4, 1916......
George W. Trahey. An Act For the relief of George W. Trahey, August 7, 1916....
R. U. Dela penha and Company. An Act Providing for the refund of certain additional duties

collected on pineapples. August 7, 1916.........
Mrs. Joseph Cameron. An Act For the relief of Mrs. Joseph Cameron. August 7, 1916......
Elizabeth M. Dodge. An Act For the relief of Elizabeth M. Dodge. August 7, 1916....
A.S. Walker. An Act For the relief of Collector of Internal Revenue A.S. Walker. August 7, 1916..
Frank P. Sammons. An Act For the relief of Frank P. Sammons. August 7, 1916.....
Cyntha Ramey. An Act For the relief of Cyntha Ramey. August 7, 1916..,
Ella Slone. An Act For the relief of Ella Šlone. August 7, 1916.......
Louis Jones. An Act For the relief of Louis Jones. August 7, 1916........
William A. Hutson. An Act For the relief of William A. Hutson. August 7, 1916.
Martha A. Moffitt. An Act For the relief of Martha A. Moffitt. August 7, 1916...
Thomas J. Bye. An Act For the relief of Thomas J. Bye. August 7, 1916........
Mathilda Hesterman. An Act For the relief of Mathilda Hesterman. August 7, 1916...
Samuel D. Kingsbury. An Act For the relief of Samuel D. Kingsbury. August 7, 1916.........
Wallace L. Bell. An Act For the relief of Wallace L. Bell. August 7, 1916........
Isaac R. Strouse. An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Treasury to credit the

stamp account of Isaac R. Strouse, collector for the seventh internal-revenue district, in the

sum of $14,570.42. August 7, 1916..... J. L. da Roza Estate. An Act For the relief of the J. L. da Roza Estate, Incorporated, of Elk Grove,

California. August 7, 1916.......
Joseph J. Scott. Joint Resolution Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Treasury to

credit the stamp account of Joseph J. Scott, as collector of internal revenue of the first col-
lection district of California, in the sum of $300, being the representative value of certain
internal-revenue special-tax stamps which were lost from the office of the said collector.
August 7, 1916.....

...... James Houyde. An Act For the relief of James Houyde. August 8, 1916.......

...... Olaf Nelson. An Act For the relief of Olaf Nelson. "August 8, 1916...... Borden H. Mills. An Act For the relief of Borden H. Mills. August 8, 1916....... Cowden and Cowden. An Act To pay Cowden and Cowden, of Amory, Monroe County, Mississippi,

for the loss of a horse while being used by the Department of Agriculture. August 9, 1916. John H. Bruce. An Act For the relief of the legal representatives and heirs of Elizabeth Bruce,

deceased, widow of the late John H. Bruce. August 9, 1916.. De Barbieri and Company. An Act For the relief of De Barbieri and Company, of Valparaiso, Chile.

4484., 4. rinancinghief of Dintors Bigirond Biola Doctor W Tennessee River, claims. An Act For the relief of Doctors Blair and Blake, Doctor W. J. Maxwell,

I Morwell
Doctor R. C. Evans, and J. B. Blalock. August 9, 1916....
Eastern Transportation Company. An Act For the relief of the Eastern Transportation Company.

August 9, 1916.........
W. W. Blood. An Act For the relief of W. W. Blood. August 11, 1916.....
Sherman County, Oreg., settlers. An Act To adjudicate the claims of certain settlers in Sherman

County, Oregon. August 11, 1916....
E. E. Johnson. An Act For the relief of Doctor E. E. Johnson. August 11, 1916.
Letitia W. Garrison. An Act For the relief of Letitia W. Garrison. August 11, 1916.
M. Kondo Fisheries Company. An Act For the relief of the M. Kondo Fisheries Company. Au-

gust 11, 1916..
Union Oil Company. An Act For the relief of the Union Oil Company. August 11, 1916.
Samuel H. Walker. An Act For the relief of Samuel H. Walker. August 11, 1916...
Sarah S. Plank. An Act For the relief of Sarah S. Plank. August 11, 1916.......
Nabor and Victoria Leon. An Act For the relief of Nabor and Victoria Leon. August 15, 1
George H. Hammond. An Act For the relief of George H. Hammond. August 15, 1916...
John H. Janssen. An Act For the relief of John H. Janssen. August 16, 1916....
Thomas P. Sorkilmo. An Act For the relief of Thomas P. Sorkilmo. August 16, 1916...
John M. Waples. An Act For the relief of the administrator of the estate of John M. Waples. Au-
gust 16. 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. Au-
gust 18, 1916......

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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. August 18,

1916.................................................................................... Charlotte M. Johnston. An Act For the relief of Charlotte M. Johnston. August 18, 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 certain soldiers and sailors

of wars other than the Civil War, and to widows of such soldiers and sailors. August 18, 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 certain soldiers and sailors

of wars other than the Civil War, and to widows of such soldiers and sailors. August 18, 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 certain soldiers and sailors

of wars other than the Civil War, and to widows of such soldiers and sailors. August 18, 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 certain soldiers and sailors

of wars other than the Civil War, and to widows of such soldiers and sailors. August 18, 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 certain soldiers and sailors

of wars other than the Civil War, and to widows of such soldiers and sailors. August 19, 1916
Frank J. Deutsch. An Act For the relief of Frank J. Deutsch. August 21, 1916..........
William D. Allen. An Act For the relief of the estate of William D. Allen. August 21, 1916....
Minnesota and Ontario Power Company. An Act For the relief of the Minnesota and Ontario Power

Company. August 21, 1916...
California Harbor Commissioners. An Act For the relief of the State Board of Harbor Commis-
sioners of the State of California August 21, 1916.........

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Lillie B. Randell. An Act For the relief of Lillie B. Randell. August 21, 1916...
Hector M. McDonald. An Act For the relief of the legal heirs of Hector M. McDonald, deceased.
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Erskine R. Hayes. An Act For the relief of Erskine R. Hayes. August 21, 1916.......
Hiram P. Geaslin. An Act For the relief of Hiram P. Geaslin. August 21, 1916.......
Elisha A. Crandall. An Act Granting a patent to a certain strip of land to Elisha A. Crandall.

August 21, 1916........................................................................
Patrick Curran. . An Act For the relief of the dependent widow of Patrick Curran, civilian em-

ployee of the Government, who was killed while in the discharge of his duties at the United

States naval magazine at Iona Island, New York. August 21, 1916... M. E. Sitters. An Act For the relief of M. E. Sitters. August 21, 1916...

.... Farmer's State Bank, Eureka, III. An Act For the relief of the Farmer's State Bank of Eureka,

Woodford County, Illinois. August 21, 1916.......
J. M. Potter. An Act For the relief of J. M. Potter. August 21, 1916....
J. T. Nance. An Act To reimburse J. T. Nance. August 21, 1916...
Illinois Central Railroad Company An Act For the relief of the Illinois Central Railroad Company,

and for other purposes. August 21, 1916......
Fred Henderson. An Act For the relief of Fred Henderson. August 21, 1916........
Theodore Bagge. An Act For the relief of Theodore Bagge. August 21, 1916...
Mabel I. Meyers,Barkentine. An Act For the relief of the owners of the barkentine Mabel I.

Meyers and her master and crew, and for the relief of the owners of cargo of molasses late on

board said barkentine. August 21, 1916........
William E. Heffner. An Act For the relief of William E. Heffner. August 21, 1916...........
Mary H. S. Robertson. An Act For the relief of the estate of Mary H. S. Robertson, deceased

August 21, 1916....
W. W. Finn. An Act For the relief of W. W. Finn. August 21, 1916..........
Mrs. John A. Fox. An Act For the relief of Mrs. John A. Fox. August 21, 1916.
Nathaniel Monroe. An Act For the relief of Nathaniel Monroe. August 23, 1916.
Nelson T. Saunders. An Act For the relief of Nelson T. Saunders. August 23, 1916...
John L. Moon. An Act For the relief of John L. Moon. August 24, 1916......
C. Horatio Scott. An Act For the relief of C. Horatio Scott. August 24, 1916....
John Dowd. An Act To confirm the entry of John Dowd. August 25, 1916.....
William H. Ingle. An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue patent to William H.

Ingle for homestead entry in Colorado. August 25, 1916...
Mike G. Womack. An Act For the relief of Mike G. Womack. August 26, 1916...
Matthew C. Butler, jr. An Act To correct the military record of Matthew C. Butler, junior. August

29, 1916..........
Halvor Nilsen. An Act For the relief of Halvor Nilsen. August 31, 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 children of soldiers and sailors of

said war. August 31, 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 children of soldiers and sailors of

said war. August 31, 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 children of soldiers and sailors of said war. August 31, 1916........

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