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CHAP. 382.-An Act For the relief of Francis J. McDonald.

June 2, 1930. [S. 888.] [Private, No. 47.]

Francis J. McDon

Payment to, for

Condition.

Proviso.
Restriction on at-

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 ald directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise pecuniary losses. appropriated, to Francis J. McDonald, owner of the American schooner Henry W. Cramp, the sum of $25,000, such sum representing losses sustained by the owner of the schooner because of the interruption of a voyage by reason of the intervention of the United States Shipping Board, effective August 21, 1917, causing the vessel to breach her charter party. The acceptance of such sum by the owner of the schooner shall be in full satisfaction of all claims of the owner in respect to such losses: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per torneys', etc., fees. 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 which in the aggregate exceeds 10 per centum of the amount appropriated in this Act on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions meanor. 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 2, 1930.

Limitation.

Violation a misde-
Penalty for.

CHAP. 383.-An Act Granting six months' pay to Mary A. Bourgeois.

June 2, 1930. [S. 1309.] [Private, No. 48.]

Mary A. Bourgeois.
Gratuity pay to, for

Vol. 45, p. 1460.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Navy be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to death of son. pay out of the appropriation "Pay of the Navy, 1930," to Mary A. Bourgeois, dependent mother of the late Clarence T. Bourgeois, United States Navy, who was killed in an explosion aboard the United States ship Mississippi, on June 6, 1924, an amount equal to six months' pay at the rate said Clarence T. Bourgeois was entitled to receive at the date of his death: Provided, That said Mary A. Bourgeois establish to the satisfaction of the Secretary of the Navy that she was actually dependent upon the said Clarence T. Bourgeois at the time of his death.

Approved, June 2, 1930.

Proviso.

Dependence to be established.

June 2, 1930. [S. 1572.] [Private, No. 49.]

Allegheny

Forging

Settlement of claim of, authorized.

CHAP. 384.-An Act For the relief of the Allegheny Forging Company. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to Company. adjust and settle the claim of Allegheny Forging Company for the amount due said company from the Metz Company as a subcontractor under War Department contract numbered 3639, dated April 16, 1918, which amount the United States agreed with the Metz Company to pay said Allegheny Forging Company in settlement agreement numbered A-3639, dated June 17, 1919, but which amount was subsequently applied to an indebtedness of the Metz Company under said settlement agreement, and to allow not to exceed $345 in full and final settlement of any and all claims of said Allegheny

Appropriation.

Forging Company arising under or growing out of said contract and settlement agreement. There is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $345, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for payment of the claim.

Approved, June 2, 1930.

June 2, 1930. [S. 2245.]

[Private, No. 50.]

A. H. Cousins.

Disallowance in ac

CHAP. 385.-An Act For the relief of A. H. Cousins.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Compcount of, to be ad- troller General of the United States is authorized and directed to justed, etc. adjust, settle, and certify to Congress the claim of A. H. Cousins, district fiscal agent, Forest Service, Department of Agriculture, for the sum of $60, which amount he refunded to the Government on account of a disallowance in his disbursing account covering payment to Leonard Cooper in compensation for the loss of a horse accidentally killed at the Quartz Mountain Ranger Station in the Umpqua National Forest, Oregon, between August 1 and 3, 1926, while in possession of the Forest Service for official use. Approved, June 2, 1930.

June 2, 1930.

[S. 2524.]

[Private, No. 51.]

J. A. Lemire.

Credit allowed in accounts of, for losses through bank failure.

etc.

CHAP. 386.-An Act For the relief of J. A. Lemire.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Postmaster General be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to credit the account of J. A. Lemire, former postmaster at Ronan, Montana, in the sum of $586.10, and certify said credit to the General Accounting Office, being the amount of official funds lost through the failure of the First National Bank of Ronan, at Ronan, Montana, without Assignment of claims, fault or negligence on the part of the former postmaster: Provided, That the said postmaster shall assign to the Postmaster General any and all claims he may have to dividends arising from the liquidation of said bank.

Proviso.

Approved, June 2, 1930.

June 2, 1930.

[H. R. 567.]

[Private, No. 52.]

Rolla Duncan. Credit allowed in accounts of.

CHAP. 387.-An Act For the relief of Rolla Duncan.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General is authorized and directed to credit the account of Rolla Duncan, former United States marshal for the district of Montana, in the sum of $195.50, which amount was paid by said Rolla Duncan as United States marshal to the county of Yellowstone, Montana, for the care and maintenance of Federal prisoners. Approved, June 2, 1930.

June 2, 1930. [H. R. 666.]

[Private, No. 53.]

Eva Broderick.
Payment to.

CHAP. 388.-An Act Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to pay to Eva Broderick for the hire of an automobile by agents of Indian Service.

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 pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appro

priated, the sum of $91 to Eva Broderick, in full and final settlement for the use of her automobile, at the rate of 7 cents a mile for one thousand three hundred miles, by the doctor at Mission Agency in California during the fiscal year 1928 for use in making calls upon sick Indians, such services having been furnished with the knowledge and approval of the superintendent in charge of the said agency.

Approved, June 2, 1930.

CHAP. 389.-An Act For the relief of Verl L. Amsbaugh.

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 pay, for out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Verl L. Amsbaugh the sum of $608.97, such sum representing the amount paid to the United States by said Verl L. Amsbaugh for loss of money and stamps in a burglary of the post office at Camden, Michigan, on October 12, 1927.

Approved, June 2, 1930.

June 2, 1930. [H. R. 833.] [Private, No. 54.]

Verl L. Amsbaugh. stolen postal funds.

Reimbursement to,

CHAP. 390.-An Act For the relief of Kurt Falb.

June 2, 1930. [H. R. 1837.] [Private, No. 55.]

Kurt Falb.
Payment to, for per-

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 sonal injuries. to pay to Kurt Falb, of the city of Chicago, State of Illinois, the sum of $1,500, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, as compensation for and in full satisfaction of all claims for damages against the United States for injuries sustained on March 9, 1926, by being struck by a United States mail truck while attempting to cross the street in said city of Chicago. Approved, June 2, 1930.

CHAP. 391.-An Act For the relief of Don A. Spencer.

June 2, 1930. [H. R. 2604.] [Private, No. 56.]

Don A. Spencer.
Payment to, for loss

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 of hand. to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and in full settlement against the Government, the sum of $2,500 to Don A. Spencer, a prohibition agent in the employment of the Government, in compensation for the loss of a hand on June 8, 1928, in the performance of his duty as such prohibition agent.

Approved, June 2, 1930.

CHAP. 392.-An Act For the relief of Goldberg and Levkoff.

June 2, 1930. [H. R. 6083.] [Private, No. 57.]

koff.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That inasmuch Goldberg and Levas Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed of Joseph Goldberg, Relieved from liaSamuel Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David Levkoff, of Augusta, sales contracts. Georgia, on December 3, 1920, under sales contract SE-1309, bought from the United States Government one hundred and fifty thousand

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bility under certain

Vol. 40, p. 850.

Cancellation of sale approved.

pairs of cotton breeches as follows: Fifty thousand pairs at 33.55
cents per pair, fifty thousand pairs at 32.05 cents per pair, and fifty
thousand pairs at 30.55 cents per pair, all of said breeches so pur-
chased being class "B"; and that the United States delivered to
the said Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed of Joseph Goldberg,
Samuel Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David Levkoff, twenty thou-
sand and sixty-two pairs of said breeches so purchased, which said
twenty thousand and sixty-two pairs of breeches were received by
the said Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed of Joseph Gold-
berg, Samuel Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David Levkoff, and paid
for by them at the rate of 33.55 cents per pair; and, inasmuch as
the United States was unable to deliver to said purchasers any more
class "B" breeches so purchased by them, the agents and officers of
the said United States in charge of said sale canceled the said sale
as to the balance of said breeches, to wit, one hundred and twenty-
nine thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight pairs, which it was
unable to deliver, the action of the agents and officers in charge
of the sale of said breeches in so canceling the remainder of said
sale is hereby ratified and approved on the part of the United
States, and the said Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed of
Joseph Goldberg, Samuel Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David
Levkoff, are hereby relieved from any liability on account of said
contract canceled by the United States Government.

SEC. 2. That inasmuch as Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed
of Joseph Goldberg, Samuel Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David
Levkoff, on March 2, 1922, purchased from the United States Gov-
ernment under sales contract numbered SE-6374, one hundred
thousand pairs of drawers, new, at 22.75 cents per pair, and there-
after the agents and officers in charge of said sale canceled the sale
of said drawers, through no fault of the said Goldberg and Levkoff,
a firm composed of Joseph Goldberg, Samuel Goldberg, Shier Lev-
koff, and David Levkoff, the action of the agents and officers of
the United States Government in charge of said sale in canceling
the said sale, is hereby ratified and approved by the United States,
and the said Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed of Joseph
Goldberg, Samuel Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David Levkoff, are
relieved from any liability on account of said contract of sale which
was canceled by the United States.

Approved, June 2, 1930.

June 2, 1930. [H. R. 6084.]

[Public, No. 58.]

koff.
board respecting cer-

firmed.

CHAP. 393.-An Act To ratify the action of a local board of sales control in respect to contracts between the United States and Goldberg and Levkoff.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Goldberg and Lev- United States of America in Congress assembled, That inasmuch as Award of a local sales Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed of Joseph Goldberg, Samuel tain contracts of, con- Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David Levkoff, of Augusta, Georgia, in disposing of twenty-three thousand six hundred and nine trousers, denim, used; eighty-nine thousand nine hundred and seventeen jumpers, denim, used; five thousand pairs of leggins, woolen; eighteen thousand one hundred and seventy-four pairs of drawers, cotton, summer; fifteen thousand pairs of drawers, wool; ten thousand undershirts, cotton; said articles having been purchased from the United States Government under sales contracts numbered SE-5939, SE-5941, SE-6071, SE-6376, SE-6430, and SE-6409, respectively, entered into between the United States and the said Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed of Joseph Goldberg, Samuel Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David Levkoff, on February 9, 1922, March 2, 1922, and March 3, 1922, have adjusted their sales prices

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in reliance upon the action of the local board of sales control of the War Department in reducing and fixing the price to be paid by the said Goldberg and Levkoff, a firm composed of Joseph Goldberg, Samuel Goldberg, Shier Levkoff, and David Levkoff, under such contracts, such action of such board is hereby ratified on behalf of the United States.

Approved, June 2, 1930.

CHAP. 397.-An Act For the relief of Albert E. Edwards.

June 4, 1930.

[H. R. 649.] [Private, No. 59.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $3,251.95 to Albert E. Edwards for compensation for merchandise used by natives in the Kusilvak region of the Second Division, Territory of Alaska, during the influenza epidemic in 1918. Approved, June 4, 1930.

CHAP. 424.-An Act For the relief of Clara Thurnes.

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 pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and in full settlement against the Government, to Clara Thurnes, of Chicago, Illinois, the sum of $2,500 because of physical injury and damages sustained by her when she was struck by a truck, owned and operated by the War Department, on August 3, 1920. Approved, June 9, 1930.

June 9, 1930. [H. R. 323.] [Private, No. 60.]

Clara Thurnes. sonal injuries.

Payment to, for per

CHAP. 425.—An Act For the relief of Nellie Hickey.

June 9, 1930. [H. R. 937.] [Private, No. 61.]

Nellie Hickey
Payment to, for per-

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 to pay to sonal injuries. Nellie Hickey, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $455 for injury sustained by her as the result of being struck by a post-office mail truck as she was alighting from a Wells Street and Lincoln Avenue street car at Chicago Avenue and Wells Street, Chicago, Illinois, on November 24, 1920. Approved, June 9, 1930.

CHAP. 426.-An Act For the relief of James P. Hamill.

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 pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in full settlement against the Government, to the legal guardian of James P. Hamill, the sum of $2,000, in compensation for injuries caused through negligence on the part of employees of the United States Army in Chicago, Illinois.

Approved, June 9, 1930.

June 9, 1930. [H. R. 940.] [Private, No. 62.]

James P. Hamill. sonal injuries.

Payment to, for per

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