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of Polish marks held by said officer after that date for accounting instructions which were not received until the depreciation of said marks rendered them worthless;

To John H. Grout, former American consul at Odessa, Russia, John H. Grout. the sum of $3,575, such sum representing the value of reasonable

and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time condi

tions from 1914 to 1918;

To C. E. Guyant, former American consul at Salina Cruz, Mexico, C. E. Guyant. the sum of $391, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances in Mexico between 1912 and 1918;

To T. R. Hanson, former American vice consul at Irkutsk, T. R. Hanson. Siberia, the sum of $231, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances in Irkutsk during January, 1920;

To Ernest L. Harris, former American consul general at Irkutsk, Siberia, the sum of $625, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances at Moscow during 1918 and 1919;

Ernest L. Harris.

To Lewis W. Haskell, former American consul at Belgrade, Lewis W. Haskell. Serbia, the sum of $1,439.80, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost, and of extra travel expenses sustained, as a result of war-time conditions in 1914 and 1915;

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To Joseph Emerson Haven, former American consul at Roubaix, Joseph Emerson HaFrance, the sum of $3,412, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions during the World War period;

To W. Stanley Hollis, former American consul general at Beirut, Syria, the sum of $1,094, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions during 1917 and 1918;

To Robertson Honey, former American consul at Catania, Italy, the sum of $269.03, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions during 1918;

To Theodore Jaeckel, former American consul at Stettin, Germany, the sum of $130, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions in Germany during the World War period and immediately thereafter;

To George A. Jeffery, stenographer and clerk of the embassy at Tokyo, the sum of $893, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

W. Stanley Hollis.

Robertson Honey.

Theodore Jaeckel.

George A. Jeffery.

To Douglas Jenkins, former American consul at Riga and Kiev, Douglas Jenkins. Russia, the sum of $600, such sum representing the value of personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions and civil disturbances from 1918 to 1920;

To William L. Jenkins, former American consul at Tiflis, Caucasus, the sum of $481.50, such sum representing the value of personal property lost during 1919 as a result of civil disturbances at Tiflis;

To Frances R. Jewett, widow of Milo A. Jewett, former American consul at Kehl, Germany, the sum of $640, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions during 1917 and 1918;

To Armenouhie Aghamdjan, formerly Armenouhie Karakashian, clerk at the American consulate at Smyrna, Turkey, the sum of

William L. Jenkins.

Frances R. Jewett (widow).

Armenouhie Agham

djan.

William and David Kirjassoff (sons).

William R. Langdon.

Charles L. Latham.

Frank C. Lee.

Marion Letcher.

Mary Martin Hatton.

Isaiah Montesanto.

Charles K. Moser.

E. Lee Murray.

William F. Nason.

Edward I. Nathan.

C. J. Nomicos.

Gordon Paddock.

$1,365, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the burning of Smyrna on September 13, 1922;

To William and David Kirjassoff, minor sons of Max D. Kirjassoff, former consul in charge of the consulate general at Yokohama, the sum of $10,000, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To William R. Langdon, former American consul at Antung, China, the sum of $234.50, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of a hurricane at Antung during August, 1923;

To Charles L. Latham, former American consul at Dundee, Scotland, the sum of $200, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as the result of pilfering due to disturbed conditions in Scotland during 1916;

To Frank C. Lee, former American consular assistant and vice consul at Petrograd, Russia, the sum of $150, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances at Petrograd during 1918;

To Marion Letcher, former American consul at Chihuahua, Mexico, and consul general at Copenhagen, Denmark, the sum of $487.93, of which the sum of $235 represents the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances at Chihuahua, during 1916, and the sum of $252.93 represents the amount stolen from the safe of the American consulate general at Copenhagen, Denmark, on the night of February 18, 1927;

To Mary Martin Hatton, formerly Mary Martin, clerk at the consulate general at Yokohama, the sum of $992, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To Isaiah Montesanto, former American vice consul at Trebizond, Turkey, Vladikavkas and Tiflis, Russia, the sum of $2,032.56, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost or stolen as a result of war-time conditions and civil disturbances from 1914 to 1919;

To Charles K. Moser, former American consul at Harbin, Manchuria, and Tiflis, Russia, the sum of $2,058, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances at those places in March, 1919, and February, 1921;

To E. Lee Murray, former clerk of the embassy at Tokyo, the sum of $740, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To William F. Nason, former vice consul of the consulate general at Yokohama, the sum of $990, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To Edward I. Nathan, former American consul at Mersina, Turkey, the sum of $427.10, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions in Turkey during 1917;

To C. J. Nomicos, former clerk of the American consulate at Tiflis, Russia, the sum of $1,433.33, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions in Russia during the World War period;

To Gordon Paddock, former American consul at Tabriz, Persia, the sum of $1,022.58, such sum representing the value of reasonable

and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions in June, 1918;

To J. Loder Park, former American vice consul at Smyrna, the J. Loder Park. sum of $430, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of fire on September 13, 1922;

To J. Hall Paxton, American vice consul at Nanking, China, the J. Hall Paxton. sum of $4,689.07, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances at Nanking during the month of March, 1927;

To Hoffman Philip, former secretary of the legation at Berne, Hoffman Philip. Switzerland, the sum of $1,050.16, such sum representing the expenditures made by the said Hoffman Philip on account of travel and subsistence in Egypt while under orders of the Department of State from December 25, 1916, to May 31, 1917;

To Maurice C. Pierce, former American consul assigned to Moscow, the sum of $597, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the stranding of the ship upon which the said Maurice C. Pierce was proceeding to his post in 1918;

Maurice C. Pierce.

To DeWitt C. Poole, former American consul at Moscow, Russia, DeWitt C. Poole. the sum of $410, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances in Moscow during September, 1918;

To Gabriel Bie Ravndal, former American consul general at Constantinople, Turkey, the sum of $205, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions during the period from 1917 to 1919;

To William H. Robertson, former American consul general at Buenos Aires, Argentina, the sum of $2,838.70, such sum representing the difference on account of exchange in the salary of the said William H. Robertson from 1915 to 1919 due to uncertainty in interpreting accounting procedure;

To Emil Sauer, former American consul at Cologne, Germany, the sum of $537, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions in 1917;

To Cosma Sayegh, former dragoman at the American consulate at Alexandretta, Syria, the sum of $1,500, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost and extra traveling expenses suffered on account of war-time conditions in Turkey during the World War period;

Gabriel Bie Ravndal.

William H. Robert

son.

Emil Sauer.

Cosma Sayegh.

To William A. Smale, former American vice consul at Nassau, William A. Smale. Bahamas, the sum of $1,431.50, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of a hurricane occurring on July 26, 1926;

To Gaston Smith, former American consul at Aguascalientes, Gaston Smith. Mexico, and Malaga, Spain, the sum of $743, such sum representing

the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances and war-time conditions during the period 1911 to 1918;

To Thomas C. Smith, former disbursing officer of the embassy Thomas C. Smith. at Tokyo, the sum of $2,000, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the

Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To Nicholas R. Snyder, former American consul at Reichenberg, Nicholas R. Snyder. Austria, the sum of $2,030, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of wartime conditions during 1917;

Elise Steiniger.

Leo D. Sturgeon.

Natalia Summers (widow).

Michael A. Tacticos.

Edward B. Thomas.

H. T. Wang.

Samuel J. Wardell.

John J. C. Watson.

Alexander W. Wed

dell.

Hugh R. Wilson.

North Winship.

Sarah E. Winslow (widow).

James B. Young.

To Elise Steiniger, former housekeeper for R. A. Wallace Treat, when the latter was American consul at Smyrna, the sum of $400, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the burning of the consulate at Smyrna in March, 1923, and including damages sustained as a result of a broken arm;

To Leo D. Sturgeon, former vice consul at the consulate general at Yokohama, the sum of $1,327.50, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To Natalia Summers, widow of Maddin Summers, former American consul at Belgrade, Serbia, and consul general at Moscow, Russia, the sum of $2,270, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions during the period 1914 to 1918;

To Michael A. Tacticos, former clerk at the American consulate general at Smyrna, Turkey, the sum of $2,236, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the burning of Smyrna on September 13, 1922;

To Edward B. Thomas, former American vice consul at Moscow and Chita, Russia, the sum of $1,000.73, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances at Moscow and Chita during the period 1919 to 1923;

To H. T. Wang, former clerk at the American consulate at Antung, the sum of $85, such sum representing the losses of reasonable and necessary personal property suffered as a result of a hurricane occurring at Antung during August, 1923;

To Samuel J. Wardell, former více consul at the consulate general at Yokohama, the sum of $1,995, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To John J. C. Watson, former American consul at Roubaix, France, the sum of $110, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions during 1915;

To Alexander W. Weddell, former American consul general at Beirut, Syria, the sum of $100, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions obtaining at Alexandria, Egypt, during 1917; To Hugh R. Wilson, former counsellor of the embassy at Tokyo, the sum of $8,650, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To North Winship, former American consul at Petrograd, Russia, the sum of $415, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances in Russia in 1917

To Sarah E. Winslow, widow of Alfred A. Winslow, former American consul general at Auckland, New Zealand, the sum of $583.33, such sum representing the excess of Government funds over and above his lawful compensation retained during the quarter ended September 30, 1920, by the consular agent at Wellington, New Zealand, due to his refusal to refund the amount in question after disallowance by the Comptroller General of the said Alfred A. Winslow's accounts;

To James B. Young, former American consul at Fiume, Austria, the sum of $982.79, such sum representing the value of reasonable

and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions in 1917; and

Children of Elias A. Zamroud.

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Limitation on attor-

To the children of Elias A. Zamroud, former dragoman of the American consulate at Aleppo, Syria, the sum of $2,000, as an act of grace in recognition of long and devoted service to this Government, especially for his services in Turkey during the World War period: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered ney's, etc., fees. 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 Excessive, unlawful. 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 Violation, a misdethis Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. The aforestated amounts shall be considered in full settlement of the aforesaid claims.

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SEC. 2. That if the Secretary of State shall find that any pay- made of any payments ment on account of any individual loss herein set forth has been by foreign governmade to or on behalf of any of the claimants herein named by any foreign government, the amount of such payment shall be deducted from the amount herein authorized to be paid to such claimant: Provided, That any payment which hereafter may be made on account of any of the aforesaid losses, to or on behalf of any of the foreign aforesaid claimants by any foreign government through the Department of State, in an amount not to exceed the amount actually paid to any of the aforesaid claimants shall be paid into the Treasury of the United States.

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Future payments by
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SEC. 3. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, of 1923. authorized and directed to pay to Ellwood G. Babbitt and to the Payments to persons following officers and employees then attached to the office of the commercial attaché at Tokyo, Japan, the amounts respectively set after their names, as a result of losses of personal property sustained due to the Japanese earthquake which occurred on September 1, 1923: Ellwood G. Babbitt, trade commissioner, $7,254; estate of James F. Abbott, commercial attaché, $1,380; Paul P. Steintorf, assistant trade commissioner, $662.50; Helen Powell, clerk to commercial attaché, $54.50; and to Julius Klein, formerly American commercial attaché at Buenos Aires, Argentina, the sum of $6,316, such sum representing the value of personal property lost by shipwreck on June 7, 1919, while traveling under orders.

Fayette W. Allport.

SEC. 4. That the General Accounting Office be, and it is hereby, Credit in accounts. authorized and directed to credit the account of Fayette W. Allport, commercial attaché, Berlin, Germany, with the sum of $200, such sum representing the amount stolen from his safe in the office of the American commercial attaché at Berlin, Germany, on the night of March 26, 1924.

U. R. Webb.

SEC. 5. That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, Japanese earthquake, authorized and directed to pay to U. R. Webb, commander, Medical losses. Corps, United States Navy, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $6,534 in reimbursement for the loss by earthquake and fire of personal property in Yokohama, Japan, while he was serving as commanding officer of the United States naval hospital at Yokohama, Japan.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

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