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April 14, 1930. [H. R. 4055.]

[Private, No. 19.]

William P. Flood.

May receive cash provement in naval material.

Vol. 40, p. 718.

Provisos.

CHAP. 165.-An Act To authorize a cash award to William P. Flood for beneficial suggestions resulting in improvement in naval material.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secreaward for suggested im- tary of the Navy is hereby authorized, in his discretion and under such rules and regulations as he may have prescribed for a like procedure under the Act of Congress approved July 1, 1918 (volume 40, Statutes at Large, page 718), to pay a cash award to William P. Flood for such designs, inventions, or suggestions as he may have made during his employ in the governmental service which resulted in an improvement in naval material or an economy in manufacturPayable from current ing processes: Provided, That such sum as may be awarded to him under this authority shall be paid out of current naval appropriations in addition to his retirement pay or allowances: Provided further, That no award shall be paid under this Act until the said William P. Flood has properly executed an agreement to the effect that the use by the United States of the designs, inventions, or suggestions made by him shall not form the basis of a further claim of any nature against the United States by him, his heirs, or assigns. Approved, April 14, 1930.

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CHAP. 172.-An Act For the relief of the Gray Artesian Well Company.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to settle the claim of the Gray Artesian Well Company for the drilling of a well at the Mississippi State National Guard camp, Biloxi, Mississippi, and to allow said claim in a sum not to exceed $1,874.48 in addition to the amount paid to said company under contract numbered W-40-MB-10, dated June 30, 1927; and there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sum not to exceed $1,874.48 for payment of the claim.

Approved, April 15, 1930.

April 17, 1930. [H. R. 10865.] [Private, No. 21.]

Auxiliary Officers'

William S. Thayer and

liam H. Welch may

France.

CHAP. 178.-An Act To authorize Brigadier General William S. Thayer, Auxiliary Officers' Reserve Corps, and Brigadier General William H. Welch, Auxiliary Officers' Reserve Corps, to accept the awards of the French Legion of Honor.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Reserve Corps. United States of America in Congress assembled, That Brigadier Brigadier General General William S. Thayer, Auxiliary Officers' Reserve Corps, and Brigadier General Wil- Brigadier General William H. Welch, Auxiliary Officers' Reserve accept awards from Corps, be authorized to accept the awards of the Legion of Honor heretofore tendered to them by the French Government in acknowledgment of their participation in the ceremonies of 1923 in connection with the centenary of the birth of Pasteur, and in further recognition of the services of Brigadier General William S. Thayer, Auxiliary Officers' Reserve Corps, in connection with his participation in the ceremonies of the Laennec Bicentenary of 1926, wherefore he was promoted in 1927 to commander in the Legion of Honor. Approved, April 17, 1930.

CHAP. 188.-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.

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:

April 18, 1930.

[H. R. 7960.] [Private, No. 22.]

Pensions.

Pensions increased.

The name of Maggie A. Broomall, widow of Joseph W. Broomall, Maggie A. Broomall. late of Battery G, Fifth Regiment United States Artillery, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Mary Conover, widow of Ralph M. Conover, late of Mary Conover. Company C, First Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Catherine T. Gardener, widow of Edmond W. Gardener, late captain's clerk, United States Navy, and pay her a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Catherine T. Garde

ner.

Pensions.

The name of Josephine Way, helpless and dependent daughter of Josephine Way. Griffin D. Way, late of Company F, Seventh Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month.

The name of Katharine M. Thomas, helpless and dependent daughter of Daniel M. Thomas, late of Company A, Twentieth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month.

as.

Katharine M. Thom

The name of Emeline Beaston, helpless and dependent daughter Emeline Beaston. of James Beaston, alias James Roberts, late of Company G, Two hundred and second Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month.

The name of Mary J. Toomey, widow of Jerome Toomey, late of Mary J. Toomey. Company E, Two hundred and eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

Pensions increased.

The name of Mary E. H. Wetzel, widow of Charles H. Wetzel, Mary E. H. Wetzel. alias Charles Holmes, late of Company I, Third Regiment Maryland Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Elizabeth A. Bitting, widow of Lewis Bitting, late of Company B, Seventh_Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (Thirty-sixth Regiment Pennsylvania Infantry), and Company K, One hundred and forty-ninth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Elizabeth N. Deaver, widow of Benjamin Deaver, late of Company A, Fifty-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Amanda Eppley, widow of William H. Eppley, late of Company C, Third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Heavy Artillery, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Rachel A. Rickabough, widow of Peter L. Rickabough, late of Company F, One hundred and fifty-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Sarah M. Wilson, widow of George W. Wilson, late of Company C, First Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry,

Elizabeth A. Bitting.

Elizabeth N. Deaver.

Amanda Eppley.

Rachel A. Ricka

bough.

Sarah M. Wilson.

Mary C. Connelly.

Maggie E. Shearer.

Sarah A. Bortell.

Mary E. Smith.

Sarah E. Wildman:

Pensions.
Edith Curran.

Miles A. Williams.

Frances A. Houston.

Sarah Coleman.

Florence Huddleston.

Eliza Trower.

Asa T. Fowler.

Alice F. Pritchett.

and Company I, Third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Heavy Artillery, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Mary C. Connelly, widow of James T. Connelly, late of Company C, One hundred and seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and first lieutenant, Company H, One hundred and fifty-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Drafted Militia Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Maggie E. Shearer, widow of Henry C. Shearer, late of Company G, One hundred and thirty-third Regiment, and Company D, One hundred and eighty-seventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Sarah A. Bortell, widow of Albert H. Bortell, late of Company C, Twenty-first Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Mary E. Smith, widow of David B. Smith, late of Company F, Nineteenth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Sarah E. Wildman, widow of Crawford Wildman, late of Company I, Twenty-first Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Edith Curran, widow of John D. Curran, late of Company F, Fifth Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Miles A. Williams, late of Captain Samuel W. Hopkins' Company, Warren County Volunteer Militia of Missouri, and pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month.

The name of Frances A. Houston, widow of James R. Houston, alias James R. Huston, late of Captain Jesse M. Gentry's Company E, Forty-ninth Regiment, Enrolled Missouri Militia, and Captain William Kerr's Pike County Company of Volunteer Missouri Militia, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Sarah Coleman, former widow of Antoine Coleman, late of Company F, Fifty-sixth Regiment United States Colored Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Florence Huddleston, widow of David B. Huddleston, alias D. B. Huddleston, late of Captain Samuel W. Hopkins' Company of Warren County Volunteer Missouri Militia, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Eliza Trower, widow of Jesse S. Trower, alias Jesse Trower late of Captain Robert McElroy's Company H, Fifth Regiment Missouri Militia, and Captain Henry Trower's Company E, First or Pike County Battalion, Forty-ninth Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia, and Captain Ísreal W. Stewart's Company E, Sixty-seventh Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Asa T. Fowler, late of Captain Eli W. Southworth's detachment of Fifty-third Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia, and Captain John A. Lennon's Company A, Fifty-third Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia, and pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month.

The name of Alice F. Pritchett, widow of James D. Pritchett, late of Company C, Thirty-ninth Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Ann Smith, widow of James A. Smith, late of Company D, Eighty-first Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Anna L. Seivers, former widow of Hans Seivers, late of Company A, Fourteenth Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Sarah J. Collins, former widow of Fuel Collins, late of Company L, Third Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Charlotte Williamson, widow of William H. Williamson, late of Company H, Thirty-fifth Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Ann Smith.

Anna L. Seivers.

Sarah J. Collins.

Pensions increased.
Charlotte William-

son.

The name of Louisa M. Crissey, widow of John H. Crissey, late of Louisa M. Crissey. Company D, First Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Militia Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Catherine Campbell, widow of James Campbell, alias Robert R. Ceaton, late of Company A, First Regiment West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry, and Company A, First Regiment United States Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Catherine Campbell.

The name of Mary E. Buffin, widow of Charles A. Buffin, late of Mary E. Buffin. Company F, First Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry, and pay

her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now

receiving.

The name of Mary Jane Stahl, widow of Jonathan Stahl, late of Mary Jane Stahl. Company M, Third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry, and

Signal Corps, United States Volunteers, and pay her a pension at

the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Mary J. Mitchell, widow of Jacob Mitchell, late of Mary J. Mitchell. Company B, Twenty-third Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infan

try, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of

that she is now receiving.

The name of Jane Smith, widow of Charles Smith, late of Com- Jane Smith. pany K, Third Regiment United States Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Mary E. Opdycke, widow of John L. Opdycke, late of Company B. Thirty-eighth Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Mary E. Opdycke.

Pensions.

The name of Ella R. Dansbery, widow of Charles A. Dansbery, Ella R. Dansbery. late of Company E, First Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry,

and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Melissa Smith, widow of Abraham Smith, late of Melissa Smith. Company D, Twentieth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and

pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Josephine Mickle, widow of Charles W. Mickle, late Josephine Mickle.

of Company G, Eightieth Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry,

and Company K, First Regiment New York Volunteer Engineers,

and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Florence Reed, former widow of William Reed, late of Company C, Seventeenth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

Florence Reed.

Pensions increased

The name of Nannie A. Gooch, widow of James A. Gooch, late Nannie A. Gooch. of Company A, Second Regiment Kansas Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Effie E. Carr.

Pension.

Carrie M. Jackson.

Pension increased.
Caroline F. Sroufe.

Pensions.
Anna Lozier.

Amelia McCray.

Florence L. Stonebarger.

Carrie L. Warner.

Minnie C. Henn.

Evan W. Frogge, alias Edward W. Frogge.

Pensions increased.
Nancy Malchi.

Provisos.

Increase to cease on death of child.

The name of Effie E. Carr, widow of William H. Carr, late captain Company I, One hundred and fifty-third Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Carrie M. Jackson, widow of Charles Jackson, late of Company D, Eighth Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Caroline F. Sroufe, widow of Thomas Sroufe, late of Company D, One hundred and seventy-fifth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Anna Lozier, widow of John S. Lozier, late of Company I, Eighty-sixth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Amelia McCray, helpless and dependent daughter of Theodore M. McCray, late of Company E, Seventeenth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month.

The name of Florence L. Stonebarger, widow of William L. Stonebarger, late of Company E, One hundred and fifty-third Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Carrie L. Warner, widow of George W. Warner, late of Company B, Forty-seventh Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Minnie C. Henn, helpless and dependent daughter of Charles Henn, late of Company E, Thirteenth Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month.

The name of Evan W. Frogge, alias Edward W. Frogge, late of Captain William Drumhiller's Company B, Third Battalion, Missouri State Militia, and pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month.

The name of Nancy Malchi, widow of John Malchi, late of Company B, First Regiment Ohio Volunteer Heavy Artillery, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving: Provided, That in the event of the death of Edythe Malchi, helpless and dependent daughter of said Nancy and John Malchi, the additional pension herein granted shall cease and deterPension to child on mine: And provided further, That in the event of the death of Nancy Malchi the name of said Edythe Malchi shall be placed on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, at the rate of $20 per month from and after the date of death of said Nancy Malchi.

death of mother.

Pauline Bartlett.

Pensions.
Albertina Champion.

Armina Besaw.

Pensions increased.
Susan E. Young.

The name of Pauline Bartlett, former widow of Lewis P. Bushey, late of Company I, Thirty-second Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Albertina Champion, widow of William J. Champion, late of Company G, One hundred and thirtieth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Armina Besaw, widow of John Besaw, late of Company G, One Hundred and forty-second Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

The name of Susan E. Young, widow of Albert F. Young, late of Company F, Eighteenth Regiment United States Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

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