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at Northfield, Minnesota, is authorized to enter into a written stipulation with C. F. Colvin, and his wife and other persons, if any, having any interest whatever in such tract, providing for the acceptance by the said C. F. Colvin of $1,540 in full payment for the north portion of the Colvin tract, such portion being the north twelve feet of the west sixty-six feet of lot 2, block 34, of the town, now city, of Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, and 'in full satisfaction of all claims, and any judgment in favor, of the said C. F. Colvin, his wife, and such other persons, or any of them, arising out of the condemnation of such tract, and providing for the transfer to the said C. F. Colvin by the United States of all right, title, and interest of the United States in the south portion of the Colvin tract, such portion being the south ten feet of the west sixty-six feet of the north twenty-two feet of such lot 2. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed, upon the filing of such stipulation in the court in such proceedings, to transfer to the said C. F. Colvin all the right, title, and interest of the United States in the south portion of the Colvin tract described in this Act.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

(CHAPTER 794.)
AN ACT

June 26, 1934.
For the relief of W. P. Fuller and Company.

(S. 1818.]

(Private, No. 370.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the claim of W. P. Puller and W. P. Fuller and Company, of San Francisco, California, against May bring suit for the United States for damages alleged to have been caused by a steamer Sunol in Discollision on or about November 29, 1912, in San Francisco Harbor, trict Court. between their steamer Sunol and the Government tug Angel Island, then in the service of the Immigration Bureau of the Department of Commerce and Labor, may be sued for by the

said W. P. Fuller and Company in the District Court of the United States for the Northern District of California, sitting as a court of admiralty and acting Jurisdiction of court. under the rules governing such court, and said court shall have jurisdiction to hear and determine such suit and to enter a judgment or decree for the amount of such damages and costs, if any, as shall be found to be due against the United States in favor of the said W. P. Fuller and Company or against the said W. P. Fuller and Company in favor of the United States upon the same principles and measures of liability as in like cases in admiralty between private parties and with the same rights of appeal: Provided, That such notice of the said suit shall be given to the

Notice, etc., to AtAttorney General of the United States as may be provided by order torney General. of the said court, and it shall be the duty of the Attorney General to cause the United States attorney in such district to appear and defend for the United States: Provided further, That said suit Commencement shall be brought and commenced within four months of the date of the passage of this Act.

SEC. 2. The District Court of the United States for the Northern Evidence admitted. District of California in the adjudication of such claim is authorized in its discretion to permit the use, in addition to any evidence which may be offered in such suit, any affidavits or other written documents in the files of the United States Department of Labor, or in the files of the said W. P. Fuller and Company, relating to or bearing upon such claim.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

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suit.

(CHAPTER 795.)

June 28, 1934.

(S. 1822.) (Private, No. 371.)

AN ACT
For the relief of Harold Sorenson.

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counts of.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Major Harold Soren- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the CompCredit allowed in ac- troller General is authorized and directed to credit the accounts of

Harold Sorenson, major, United States property and disbursing officer, North Dakota National Guard, in the amount of $1,518.91, representing the credit disallowed in such accounts by reason of the payment of such sum by such Harold Sorenson during the year 1926, out funds of the United States, for certain work in connection with the construction of a water-supply system near Camp Grafton, North Dakota, pursuant to obligations incurred after the termination of the authority for such obligations.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

Payment to.

(CHAPTER 796.)

AN ACT June 26, 1934. (8. 1901.)

For the relief of William A. Delaney. (Private, No. 372.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the William A. Delaney. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary

of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to William A. Delaney, former captain, Medical Corps, United States Army, the sum of $133.53, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States arising out of a payment made by the Quartermaster Corps, United States Army, to Daniel E. Anthony, a soldier who fraudulently represented himself to be a second lieutenant entitled to such pay. ment, and for which payment the said William A. Delaney was held

accountable: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in ney's, etc., lees. 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 Penalty for violation. 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.

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Limitation on attor-

[CHAPTER 797.)

June 26, 1934.

(8. 1972.) (Private, No. 373.]

AN ACT
For the relief of James W. Walters.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Captain James W. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the CompCredit allowed in ac- troller General of the United States be, and he hereby is, authorized

counts of.

and directed to pass and allow credit for in the settlement of the disbursing accounts of James W. Walters, captain, Ordnance Department, United States Army, an item in the sum of $2,626.76, representing a shortage in the disbursing account of John D. Gallagher, civilian clerk, employed at the Raritan Arsenal, New Jersey, for

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Repayments.

which said James W. Walters has been held accountable: Provided, That any amounts stopped against the pay of Captain Walters on account of this disallowance which is cleared by the passage of this Act shall also be refunded to him.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

Lower Salem Com. mercial Bank. Redemption of lost

[CHAPTER 798.)
AN ACT

June 26, 1934. For the relief of The Lower Salem Commercial Bank, Lower Salem, Ohio.

(8. 1993.)

(Private, No. 374.) 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 redeem in favor of The Lower Salem Commercial Bank, Lower Treasury notes Salem, Ohio, 434 per centum United States Treasury notes, series B-1927, numbered 99886, 99891, 99892, 99893, 99894, 99895 in the denomination of $100 each, and 61646, in the denomination of $500, dated May 15, 1923, matured March 15, 1927, without interest and without presentation of the said notes which are alleged to have been lost or destroyed : Provided, That the said notes shall not have Provisos. been previously presented and paid: And provided further, That

Indemnity bond. the said The Lower Salem Commercial Bank shall first file in the Treasury Department a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of the said notes in such form and with such corporate surety as may be acceptable to the Secretary of the Treasury to indemnify and save harmless the United States from any loss on account of the Treasury notes hereinbefore described.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

Condition.

June 26, 1934.

(S. 1998.) [Private, No. 375.)

Martin Flynn.
Payment to estate of.

[CHAPTER 799.]

AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Martin Flynn. 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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the estate of Martin Flynn, deceased, of Des Moines, Iowa, the sum of $3,810, in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for expenses incurred by the estate in restoring to their original condition the fifth and sixth floors of the Flynn Building, Des Moines, Iowa, which were vacated on September 30, 1929, by the United States Veterans' Bureau, at the expiration of its lease: Provided, That no

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Limitation on attor. part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per ney's, etc., lees. 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 Penalty for violation. person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of à misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, June 26, 1934.

(CHAPTER 800.)

AN ACT Juno 26, 1934. (S. 2074.)

For the relief of James R. Mansfield. (Private, No. 376.)

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the James R. Mansfield. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary to, for permanent disa of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money bility.

in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to James R. Mansfield, the sum of $58.33 a month for the remainder of his natural life, as compensation for a permanent disability resulting from injuries received by him on or about January 4, 1925, while assisting a prohi

bition agent in making a raid on an illicit still on Waldens Ridge, Payments to be made Rhea County, Tennessee. Such monthly payments shall be made

Com- through the United States Employees' Compensation Commission,

and shall date from the approval of this Act: Provided, That no Limitation.com at- 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 Penalty for violation. 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.

Compensation mission.

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June 26, 1934.

(8. 2112.) (Private, No. 377.)

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Government.

(CHAPTER 801.)

AN ACT
For the relief of W. H. Key and the estate of James E. Wilson.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the W. H. Key and es. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secreof

tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to to erroneously deeded to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated,

the sum of $180 to W. H. Key and the estate of James E. Wilson, their heirs or assigns, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter section 31, township 7 south, range 8 west, Huntsville meridian, Lawrence County, Alabama, erroneously deeded to the United States of America by George E. Barnett, trustee of S. E. Gardner (bankrupt), by deed dated March 21, 1918, and recorded among the land records of Lawrence County in libre 2, folio 148,

March 23, 1918: Provided, That the said W. H. Key and the estate quitclaim to United of James E. Wilson, their and each of their heirs or assigns, shall

quitclaim to the United States all of their rights, title, and interest at- in and to the said described land: 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 Penalty for violation. 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.

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Limitation on torney's, etc., fees.

Roy Lee Groseclose.

(CHAPTER 802.)
AN ACT

June 26, 1934.
For the relief of Roy Lee Groseclose.

(8. 2141.)

(Private, No. 378.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary

Payment to, for colof the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, lision damages out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Roy Lee Groseclose, of Alderson, West Virginia, the sum of $37.50, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for damages to his automobile resulting from a collision on May 26, 1933, on State Highway Numbered 3, three and one half miles west of Alderson, West Virginia, when such automobile was struck by a cow owned by the Federal Industrial Institution for Women, Alderson, West Virginia: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated Limitation in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or deliv- torney's, etc., lees. ered 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.

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[CHAPTER 803.)
AN ACT

June 20, 1934.
For the relief of Mildred F. Stamm.

(S. 2233.)

[Private, No. 379.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Mildred F. Stamm. 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 Mildred F. Stamm, of Washington, District of Columbia, the sum of $1,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for injuries, permanent and otherwise, resulting from a driver of a United States Naval Air Station truck negligently running into and upon Mildred F. Stamm while she was in an automobile at Sixteenth Street and Constitution Avenue northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, on the 12th day of February 1932, and said injuries resulting from no fault of the said Mildred F. Stamm: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered torney's, etc., lees. 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.

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