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hereafter be held and considered to have been discharged honorably from the United States Navy as a fireman, first class, November 20, 1922: Provided, That no back pay, pension, or allowances shall be No back pay, etc. held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act. Approved, May 12, 1930.

CHAP. 246.-An Act For the relief of Marmaduke H. Floyd.

May 12, 1930. [H. R. 1444.] [Private, No. 26.]

Marmaduke H.

Floyd.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the administration of any laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits upon Military record corhonorably discharged soldiers Marmaduke H. Floyd, who was a first rected. lieutenant in the Three hundred and fourth Stevedore Regiment, Quartermaster Corps, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as an officer of said regiment on the 22d day of March, 1918: Provided, That no back pay, compensation, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, May 12, 1930.

Proviso.

No back pay, etc.

CHAP. 247.-An Act To authorize credit in the disbursing accounts of certain officers of the Army of the United States for the settlement of individual claims approved by the War Department.

May 12, 1930. [H. R. 3527.] [Private, No. 27.]

Credits allowed in

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- Army. troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed accounts of designated to allow credit in the accounts of the following-named officers of officers. the Army of the United States in the sums herein stated, which now stand as disallowances on the books of the General Accounting Office:

Norman D. Cota, captain, Finance Department, the sum of $27.35, representing public funds for which he was accountable and being overpayments to citizens' military training camp students on account of travel pay to and from camp in August, 1922.

Herbert E. Pace, major, Finance Department, the sum of $1,145.67, representing public funds for which he was responsible and which he entrusted to one Waldo S. Ickes, late first lieutenant, Finance Department, as agent officer, and which funds were stolen from him on or about October 16, 1924.

Norman D. Cota.

Herbert E. Pace.

Jacob R. McNeil, captain, Finance Department, the sum of $355, Jacob R. McNeil. representing public funds for which he was responsible, and which were lost through the forgery of vouchers and other papers by one Max Saunders, late private, United States Army, who was convicted of the crime and sentenced to the penitentiary at Atlanta, Georgia. Emmet C. Morton, major, Finance Department, the sum of $429.09, representing public funds for which he was responsible; $156.67 of which represents payments of taxes on leased land near Mercedes, Texas, and the balance, $272.42, represents payment of expenses in returning deserters.

Emmet C. Morton.
Post, p. 1744.

Joseph F. Routhier, first lieutenant, Finance Department, the Joseph F. Routhier. sum of $379.01, representing public funds for which he was responsible and being payments made to the Logan Fuel Company in December, 1922, and February, 1923.

Post, p. 1744.

Francis J. Baker, major, Finance Department, the sum of $218.52, Francis J. Baker. representing public funds for which he was responsible, and being payments made to the S. V. Sherburn Sales Company, $133.90,

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Emmet C. Morton.
Ante, p. 1743.

Edward T. Comegys.

Walter D. Dabney.

Francis J. Baker.
Ante, p. 1743.

Willie Lee Bryant. Reimbursement to, for lost liberty bond.

Alexander Perry.
Reimbursement to,

and to the Seabrook Coal Company, $84.62, in June, July, and August, 1923.

Emmet C. Morton, major, Finance Department, the sum of $1,148.24, representing public funds for which he was responsible and being the amount paid to organization commanders for their organizations on account of ration savings, and which organizations are now inactive.

Edward T. Comegys, major, Finance Department, the sum of $131.55, representing public funds for which he was responsible, and being the sum he paid John W. Gaskell, former private, Company C, Ninth Regiment United States Infantry, for the loss of property while in the military service in France.

Walter D. Dabney, major, Finance Department, the sum of $33.44, representing public funds for which he was responsible, and being the amount paid by him to Ernest H. Agnew, colonel, Quartermaster Corps, United States Army, covering mileage on a War Department order, and which amount has been disallowed by the Comptroller General.

Francis J. Baker, major, Finance Department, the sum of $424.30, being public funds for which he was responsible; $139 paid for the purchase of medals for students at the Georgia School of Technology, and $285.30 overpaid students at this school for commutation of rations.

SEC. 3. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Willie Lee Bryant, former private, Battery D, One hundred and thirteenth Regiment Field Artillery, United States Army, the sum of $100, being the amount due him for one second Liberty loan bond paid for by him and lost in the mails.

SEC. 4. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, for stolen public funds. authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Alexander Perry, former captain, Coast Artillery Corps, United States Army, the sum of $1,521.84, being the amount he has refunded to the United States to cover loss through theft of public funds from the United States transport Princess Matoika.

Lawrence P. Worrall.
Reimbursement to.

N. R. Sprinkle.
Reimbursement to,

SEC. 5. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Lawrence P. Worrall, captain, Finance Department, the sum of $239.81, being the amount refunded by him to the United States, covering the loss of this amount on July 15, 1926, while exchanging Philippine currency for United States currency for military personnel leaving the Philippine Islands for the United States.

SEC. 6. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, for lost Liberty bond.' authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to N. R. Sprinkle, former civilian employee on pack train numbered 6, Quartermaster Corps, the sum of $50, being the amount due him for one second Liberty loan bond paid for by him and lost in the mails.

Refunds due disbursing officers.

SEC. 7. Provided that the amounts otherwise due to said disbursing officers by reason of refunds of income taxes and which amounts have been credited by the Comptroller General of the United States to disallowances in their accounts with the United States be refunded to them.

Approved, May 12, 1930.

CHAP. 269.-An Act For the relief of Julius Victor Keller.

May 13, 1930. [H. R. 1301.] [Private, No. 28.]

Military record cor

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the admin- Julius Victor Keller. istration of any laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits upon rected. honorably discharged soldiers Julius Victor Keller, who was a member of Company C, Seventh Regiment United States Infantry, and formerly assigned to Company G, Third Regiment United States Infantry, United States Army, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as a private and member of Company C, Seventh Regiment United States Infantry, on the 12th day of October, 1878, he having enlisted as Julius Keller: Provided, That no bounty, back pay, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, May 13, 1930.

No prior pension, etc.

CHAP. 282.-An Act For the relief of Lyma Van Winkle.

May 14, 1930. [H. R. 645.] [Private, No. 29.]

Lyma Van Winkle.

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 pay, sonal injuries. out of any money in the fund of the Alaska Railroad, the sum of $1,000 to Lyma Van Winkle in full and final settlement for injuries sustained on November 23, 1925, while traveling on the Alaska Railroad from Fairbanks to Seward, Alaska. Approved, May 14, 1930.

CHAP. 283.-An Act For the relief of Drinkard B. Milner.

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 Emergency Officers' Retirement Act Captain Drinkard B. Milner shall be considered as coming within the provisions of said Act and entitled to the benefits thereof. Approved, May 14, 1930.

May 14, 1930. [S. 2076.] [Private, No. 30.]

Drinkard B. Milner.
Benefits of Emer-

gency Officers' RetireVol. 45, p. 735.

ment Act extended to.

CHAP. 284.-An Act For the relief of Albert L. Loban.

May 14, 1930. [H. R. 1793.] [Private, No. 31.]

Albert L. Loban.
Benefits of Employ-

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is authorized and ees' Compensation Acts directed to extend to Albert L. Loban, formerly employed as a mail extended to. carrier at Blue Rapids, Kansas, the provisions of an Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes," approved September 7, 1916, and afterwards amended by an Act of February 12, 1927, compensation hereunder to be based on an employee totally and permanently disabled and to commence from and after the passage of this Act.

Approved, May 14, 1930.

Vol. 39, pp. 743, 745.

Vol. 44, pp. 772, 1086.

May 16, 1930. [H. R. 7069.]

[Private, No. 32.] Viktor Pettersson.

insurance to heirs of.

CHAP. 295.-An Act For the relief of the heirs of Viktor Pettersson.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Director Payment of war risk of the United States Veterans' Bureau be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to the heirs of Viktor Pettersson, who lost his life on the steamship Rochester, which was sunk by a German submarine on November 2, 1917, the sum of $1,500, the face value of policy numbered S. I. 567, on the life of said Viktor Pettersson and the sum of $100, the face value of policy numbered 10130, on the personal effects of said Viktor Pettersson, issued by the division of marine and seamen's insurance, Bureau of War Risk Insurance, under authority of "An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act to authorize the establishment of a Bureau of War Risk Insurance in the Treasury Department,' approved September 2, 1914, and for other purposes," approved June 12, 1917 (Public, Numbered 20, Sixty-fifth Congress).

Vol. 40, p. 102.

Approved, May 16, 1930.

May 16, 1930. [H. R. 1954.]

[Private, No. 33.]

A. O. Gibbens.

sonal injuries.

CHAP. 296.-An Act For the relief of A. O. Gibbens.

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 per- of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to A. O. Gibbens, the sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all damages against the Government for expenses incurred and injuries received as a result of being run into and knocked down by a person who was mentally unbalanced, the patient of the United States Public Health Service, and by the officers and guards in the service of the United States having said person in charge.

Approved, May 16, 1930.

May 19, 1930. [H. R. 1794.] [Private, No. 34.]

steamship.

sion damages. Ante, p. 886.

CHAP. 303.-An Act To authorize the payment of an indemnity to the owner of the British steamship Kyleakin for damages sustained as a result of a collision between that vessel and the United States ship William O'Brien.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the "Kyleakin," British United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to owner of, of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, directed to pay to Chr. Salvesen as indemnity for colli- and Company, 29 Great Bernard Street, Leith, Scotland, care of the British Embassy, Washington, District of Columbia, the sum of $3,484.33, or so much thereof as may be required to purchase exchange not to exceed the amount of 715 pounds sterling 19 shillings 8 pence, in full and final settlement of the claim of the said Chr. Salvesen and Company for damages sustained by the British steamship Kyleakin in a collision with the United States ship William O'Brien in Barry Roads, Cardiff, Wales, on November 26, 1917; and there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sufficient sum to carry out the purpose of this Act.

Approved, May 19, 1930.

CHAP. 304.-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

May 19, 1930.

[H. R. 11588.] [Private, No. 35.]

Pensions.

Pensions.

The name of Susan H. Waldo, former widow of Albert A. Cran- Susan H. Waldo. dell, late of Company C, Ninth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry,

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

The name of Carrie D. Ince, widow of Thomas F. Ince, late of Carrie D. Ince. Company C, Eighth Regiment Missouri Volunteer Cavalry, and Thirteenth Company, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month and increase the rate to $30 per month from and after the date she shall have attained the age of sixty years, which fact shall be determined by the submission of satisfactory evidence by the beneficiary to the Bureau of Pensions.

The name of Julia C. Baker, widow of Henry Baker, late of Julia C. Baker. Troop A, Second Regiment United States Cavalry, and first lieutenant, Fifth Regiment United States Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

Pensions increased.

The name of Mary E. Fisher, widow of Fritz Fisher, late of Com- Mary E. Fisher. pany I, One hundred and fifty-sixth Regiment New York 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 Ida May Gaston, widow of Samuel B. Gaston, late of Company K, Ninth Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, and Company A, Eighteenth Regiment Veteran Reserve Corps, and pay her a pension' at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Luella B. Davis, helpless and dependent daughter of James Davis, late of Company L, First Regiment Iowa Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Ida May Gaston.

Luella B. Davis.

Pensions.

The name of Mary Jane Wallace, helpless and dependent daughter Mary Jane Wallace. of Abraham Wallace, late of Company A, Seventy-eighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month.

The name of Lizzie Smith, widow of Edward Pose Smith, alias E. P. Smith, late of Captain M. R. Singleton's Company M, Eightyfirst Regiment Enrolled Missouri Militia, and pay her a pension at the rate of $30 per month.

Lizzie Smith.

Catherine Cushman.

Pensions increased.

The name of Catherine Cushman, helpless and dependent daughter of Dewitt Cushman, late of Company I, Fifteenth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and Ninth Company, Second Battalion, Veteran Reserve Corps, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month. The name of Mary R. Schroth, widow of John W. Schroth, late Mary R. Schroth. of Company M, Third Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

The name of Adelia Ormiston, widow of David Ormiston, late of Adelia Ormiston. Company A, Seventh Regiment Illinois Volunteer Cavalry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $40 per month in lieu of that she is now

receiving.

The name of Alice A. Hayes, widow of Reuben F. Hayes, late of Alice A. Hayes. Company A, First Regiment Vermont Volunteer Cavalry, and pay

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

now receiving.

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