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June 26, 1930. [S. 857.]

[Private, No. 133.]

Gilbert Peterson.

Liberty bond.

CHAP. 630.-An Aet For the relief of Gilbert Peterson.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Redemption of lost of the Treasury is authorized and directed to redeem in favor of Gilbert Peterson United States coupon notes Numbered E-1062861 and E-1062862, in the denomination of $1,000 each, of the Victory Liberty loan 434 per centum convertible gold notes of 1922-23, called for payment December 15, 1922, with coupons due June 15, 1920, to December 15, 1922, inclusive, without presentation of such notes or coupons, such notes with such coupons and coupons due May 20, 1923, attached, having been lost or destroyed by the said Gilbert Peterson: Provided, That such notes shall not have been previously presented and paid and that payment shall not be made hereunder for any coupons which may have been previously presented and paid: And provided further, That the said Gilbert Peterson shall first file in the Treasury Department of the United States a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of the said notes and the unpaid interest which had accrued thereon when the notes were called for payment, in such form and with such surety or sureties 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 lost notes and coupons herein described.

Provisos.
Condition.

Indemnity bond.

Approved, June 26, 1930.

June 26, 1930. [H. R. 524.]

[Private, No. 134.]

(Incorporated).

against, abated.

CHAP. 631.-An Act For the relief of the I. B. Krinsky Estate (Incorporated) and the Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the I. B. Krinsky Estate United States of America in Congress assembled, That the internalInternal revenue tax revenue tax of $15,000 assessed against the I. B. Krinsky Estate (Incorporated), of New York, New York, in respect of one hundred cases of cigarettes (export stamps numbered 445982 to 446081, inclusive) is abated. Such cigarettes, while stored in a warehouse awaiting sale for export, were destroyed by fire.

Fidelity and Deposit

Company of Maryland.

SEC. 2. The Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland, of BaltiRelieved of liability more, Maryland, is relieved of liability for such tax upon its bond as surety for the I. B. Krinsky Estate (Incorporated). Approved, June 26, 1930.

as surety.

June 27, 1930.

[S. 671.]

[Private, No. 135.]

E. M. Davis.

CHAP. 658.-An Act For the relief of E. M. Davis.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Compaccounts of, due to troller General is authorized and directed to credit the accounts of

Credit allowed in

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E. M. Davis, former postmaster at Cut Bank, Montana, in the sum of $174.33, representing the amount of postal funds lost by reason of the failure of the First National Bank of Cut Bank on January 1, 1921, and shown on final audit of his accounts as postmaster to be due the United States.

SEC. 2. That the surety on the bond of such E. M. Davis as postmaster is relieved of any liability on account of such loss. Approved, June 27, 1930.

CHAP. 659.-An Act For the relief of the Gulf Refining Company.

June 27, 1930. [S. 1255.] [Private, No. 136.] Gulf Refining Com

Refund of errone

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- pany troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed ously paid rent. to adjust and settle the claim of the Gulf Refining Company_for refund of rent erroneously paid on premises known as 401 Fifteenth Street northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, after claimant had vacated said premises on or before April 15, 1928, and

to allow said claim in the sum of not to exceed $200. There is hereby Appropriation for. appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $200 for payment of said claim.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

CHAP. 660.-An Act For the relief of the National Surety Company.

June 27, 1930. [S. 3038.] [Private, No. 137.]

National Surety

Reimbursement to.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Company. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to the National Surety Company the sum of $157.89, being payment made by the said company by mistake to the United States in behalf of H. C. Lewis, late postmaster at Creech, Kentucky, for loss of postal fund; and there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in Appropriation for. the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sufficient sum to carry out the purpose of this Act.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

CHAP. 661.-An Act For the relief of John Wilcox, junior.

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, the sum of $50 to John Wilcox, junior, a forest ranger employed on the Flathead National Forest, State of Montana, in payment for an automobile, which was destroyed by a forest fire in said national forest.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

June 27, 1930. [S. 3577.] [Private, No. 138.]

John Wilcox, jr. loss of automobile.

Reimbursement for

CHAP. 662.-An Act For the relief of T. B. Cowper.

June 27, 1930. [S. 3664.] [Private, No. 139.]

Claim of, for legal

services, to be adjusted.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- T. B. Cowper. troller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to adjust and settle the claim of T. B. Cowper for legal services rendered to the United States in connection with the extradition from Canada, in May, 1929, of one "Red" Stevens, alias "Ife "Stevens, charged with a violation of the United States narcotic law at Buffalo, New York, and to allow in full and final settlement of said claim not to exceed the sum of $175. There is hereby Appropriation for. appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $175, or so much thereof as may be necessary,

to pay said claim.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

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June 27, 1930. [H. R. 328.]

[Private, No. 140.]

duties.

CHAP. 663.-An Act For the relief of Parke, Davis and Company.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Parke, Davis and United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Refund of import of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to refund the payment by Parke, Davis and Company, of Detroit, Michigan, of the sum of $70.70, being the amount of duties demanded by the Treasury Department on certain bales of orange peel imported from Belgium and later rejected at Detroit in the month of March, 1927.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

June 27, 1930. [H. R. 396.]

[Private, No. 141.]

J. H. Muus.

ages.

CHAP. 664.-An Act For the relief of J. H. Muus.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Payment to, for dam- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to J. H. Muus, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $55, in full settlement of damages sustained. Approved, June 27, 1930.

June 27, 1930. [H. R. 414.]

[Private, No. 142.]

Angelo Cerri.

of cow.

CHAP. 665.-An Act For the relief of Angelo Cerri.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Payment to, for loss United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Angelo Cerri the sum of $160, out of any money in the United States Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the loss of a cow, due to the negligence of employees of the United States Geological Survey while engaged in installing river gauges on the dam on the Connecticut River at Enfield, Connecticut.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

June 27, 1930. [H. R. 1092.]

[Private, No. 143.]

C. F. Beach.

loss of horse.

CHAP. 666.-An Act For the relief of C. F. Beach.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Compensation to, for of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay C. F. Beach, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $50 as compensation in full for the loss of one horse with harness while hired for use by the Forest Service of the United States.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

June 27, 1930. [H. R. 1964.]

[Private, No. 144.]

S. A. Jones. Payment to, for property losses.

CHAP. 667.—An Act For the relief of S. A. Jones.

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 funds in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, to S. A. Jones the sum of $136.35 on account of the destruction of his personal property by fire in the Lassen National Forest, California, while he was employed by the United States Forest Service as a forest guard in fighting said fire on September 20, 1928.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

CHAP. 668.—An Act For the relief of Sarah E. Edge.

June 27, 1930.
[H. R. 2167.]
[Private, No. 145.]

Sarah E. Edge.
Monthly payments

to, for death of hus

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 pay to Sarah E. Edge, out of any money in the band. Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $35 per month from July 10, 1929, until her remarriage or death, on account of the death of her husband, Fred C. Edge, caused by the airplane accident at Langin Field, Moundsville, West Virginia, on July 10, 1921.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

CHAP. 669.-An Act For the relief of Gustav J. Braun.

June 27, 1930. [H. R. 3422.] [Private, No. 146.]

Gustav J. Braun.
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 is authorized and hereby directed to pay, out of personal property. of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Gustav J. Braun the sum of $389.92 in full settlement of his claim on account of the loss, while he was in the American Expeditionary Forces, of baggage and personal effects stored under orders.

Approved, June 27, 1930.

CHAP. 670.-An Act For the relief of certain officers and employees of the Foreign Service of the United States, and of Elise Steiniger, housekeeper for Consul R. A. Wallace Treat at the Smyrna consulate, who, while in the course of their respective duties, suffered losses of Government funds and/or personal property by reason of theft, warlike conditions, catastrophes of nature, shipwreck, or other causes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following sums of money: To Ursulo D. Aguilar, clerk of the consulate at Yokohama, Japan, the sum of $663, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

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To Moses Ashdjian, former dragoman of the American consular Moses Ashdjian. agency at Alexandretta, the sum of $1,853.23, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of war-time conditions in Turkey, during the World War period;

To Henry D. Baker, formerly American consul at Trinidad, Henry D. Baker. British West Indies, the sum of $74.24, which sum represents the value of official funds stolen from the safe of the consulate on the

night of February 28, 1918;

To Maynard B. Barnes, former American vice consul at Smyrna, Maynard B. Barnes.. the sum of $1,719.75, such sum representing the value of reasonable

and necessary personal property lost as a result of the burning of

Smyrna in September, 1922;

To J. I. Brittain, former American consul general at Coburg, J. I. Brittain. Germany, and Auckland, New Zealand, the sum of $272.96, such sum representing extra shipping expenses for personal property incurred due to war-time conditions during the World War period while proceeding under orders of the Department of State;

Alfred T. Burri.

Ralph C. Busser.

F. W. Calder.

John K. Caldwell.

Arthur B. Cooke.

John K. Davis.

Sophia de Soto (widow).

Carl F. Deichman.

Setrak L. Dinguilian.

Eugene H. Dooman.

Robert Frazer.

A. Thomas Gelat (estate).

Hugh S. Gibson.

To Alfred T. Burri, former American vice consul at Moscow, the sum of $596.75, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property confiscated as a result of civil disturbances in Russia during 1918;

To Ralph C. Busser, former American consul at Trieste, Italy, the sum of $2,160, 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 F. W. Calder, former American vice consul at Odessa, Russia, the sum of $115, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances at Odessa, in February, 1920;

To John K. Caldwell, Japanese secretary of the embassy at Tokyo, the sum of $9,050, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To Arthur B. Cooke, former American consul at Patras, Greece, the sum of $740, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the sinking of the steamship Athenai in September, 1915, as a result of war-time conditions;

To John K. Davis, former American consul at Nanking, China, the sum of $9,570, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of civil disturbances at Nanking in March, 1927;

To Sophia de Soto, widow of Hernando de Soto, former American consul at Warsaw, the sum of $511, such sum representing the value of salary and expenses drawn for but the equivalent of which was never received due to war-time conditions and civil disturbances from 1917 to 1920;

To Carl F. Deichman, former American consul at Santos, Brazil, the sum of $1,777, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost by shipwreck on March 5, 1916, while traveling under orders;

To Setrak L. Dinguilian, former clerk at the American consulate at Trebizond, Turkey; Tiflis and Vladikavkas, Russia, the sum of $2,376.30, such sum representing losses of reasonable and necessary personal property due to war-time conditions at the above places from 1915 to 1919;

To Eugene H. Dooman, assistant Japanese secretary of the embassy at Tokyo, the sum of $1,687, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost as a result of the Japanese earthquake of September 1, 1923;

To Robert Frazer, former consular inspector for Central America and the West Indies, the sum of $210.75, of which the sum of $15 represents the value of official funds in his possession, lost through shipwreck on the coast of Honduras on January 15, 1921, while traveling on official orders, and of which the sum of $195.75 represents the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost at the same time;

To the estate of A. Thomas Gelat, former first interpreter of the American consulate at Jerusalem, Palestine, the sum of $1,454.25, such sum representing the value of reasonable and necessary personal property lost and traveling expenses sustained as a result of war-time conditions in Palestine and Turkey during the World War period;

To Hugh S. Gibson, former American minister at Warsaw, Poland, the sum of $3,602.46, such sum representing the value at the average rate of exchange for the quarter ending June 30, 1919,

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