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Limitation on attor

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Mrs. Tura Liljenquist, administratrix of C. E. Liljenquist, deceased; Lottie Redman; and H. N. Smith, in accordance with their respective interests, the sum of $8,824.10. Such sum represents the amount expended by them in installing a pumping plant and making necessary connections to bring water to their land, on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation, and the amount paid by them to the Idaho Power Company during the years 1920 to 1927, inclusive, for power to operate said pumping plant: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per 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 of the amount appropriated in 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 Penalty for violation. the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

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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, to Warren J. Clear, captain, United States Infantry, the sum of $737 in reimbursement for the loss by earthquake and fire of personal property in Tokyo, Japan, on or about September 1, 1923, while he was serving as an attaché, American Embassy, Tokyo, Japan. Approved, March 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 60.]

AN ACT

Authorizing adjustment of the claim of the Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee
Railroad Company.

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Chicago, North

Reimbursement for

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- shore and 'Milwaukee troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed Railroad Company. to adjust and settle the claim of the Chicago, North Shore and materials and labor. Milwaukee Railroad Company for reimbursement for materials furnished and labor supplied in repairing Chicago and Eastern Illinois gondola car numbered 93962 that was accidentally damaged on July 24, 1928, while spotted on Government tracks at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, and to allow not exceeding $120.39 in full and final

settlement of said claim. There is hereby appropriated, out of any Appropriation. money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $120.39, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for payment of said claim.

Approved, March 13, 1934.

86637°-34-PT 2-2

March 13, 1934.

[8. 1074.]

[Private, No. 29.]

George T. Flora.

Payment to.

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Authorizing adjustment of the claims of John T. Lennon and George T. Flora. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the John T. Lennon and United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to allow John T. Lennon and George T. Flora $25 each in full and final settlement of their claims for blood furnished May 4 and May 11, 1926, respectively, for transfusion to Harvey J. Shoppe, a patient in a Government hospital. There is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $50 for the payment of such claim.

Appropriation.

March 13, 1934. [S. 1087.]

[Private, No. 30.]

William T. Stiles.
Payment to.

Appropriation.

March 13, 1934. [S. 1347.]

[Private, No. 31.]

Ark.

lowed.

Approved, March 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 62.]

AN ACT

Authorizing adjustment of the claim of William T. Stiles.

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 is hereby authorized and directed to settle and adjust the claim of William T. Stiles for blood furnished October 11, 1926, for transfusion to Charles E. Williams, a patient in a Government hospital, and to allow in full and final settlement of said claim an amount not in excess of $25. There is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $25 for the payment of such claim. Approved, March 13, 1934.

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For the relief of Little Rock College, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Little Rock College, United States of America in Congress assembled, That the SecreCredit in certain tary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to reopen property accounts al- and allow credit in the property accounts of the Little Rock College, Little Rock, Arkansas, in the sum of $1,451.41, representing certain articles of ordnance, quartermaster, and engineer property for which the said Little Rock College is held liable on reports or surveys, as follows: Numbers 7, 8, 11, and 12, approved January 13, 1926, and number 10, approved January 5, 1926.

of.

March 13, 1934. [S. 1426.]

[Private, No. 32.]

Refund of illegally

Approved, March 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 64.]

AN ACT

For the relief of the estate of Benjamin Braznell.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Benjamin Braznell. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Commiscollected taxes to estate sioner of Internal Revenue be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to reopen and allow the claim of the Braddock Trust Company, executor of the estate of Benjamin Braznell, late of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and refund the sum of $2,323.47, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, the balance of taxes illegally collected, under existing laws and decisions:

Proviso.
Limitation on at-

Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 percentum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or torney's, etc., fees. 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 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 this Act Penalty for violation. shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, March 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 65.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Nannie Swearingen.

March 13, 1934. [S. 1496.] [Private, No. 33.]

Nannie Swearingen.

Maximum amount.

Proviso.
Limitation on at

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 and in full settlement against the Government, the sum of $50 per month in an amount not to exceed $5,000 to Nannie Swearingen to compensate her for the death of her husband, who was struck by a Government-owned postal motor vehicle on November 26, 1926: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess torney's, etc., fees. of 10 per 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 of the amount appropriated in 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 this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, March 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 66.]

AN ACT

For the relief of the B. and O. Manufacturing Company.

Penalty for violation.

March 13, 1934.

[S. 1782.] [Private, No. 34.]

facturing Company. Payment to.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- B. and O. Manutroller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to settle and adjust the claim of the B. and O. Manufacturing Company under contract numbered 12429, dated May 28, 1929, for extra expense in recruiting material for trousers delivered to said company by the Navy Department, and to allow not to exceed $1,597.52 in full and final settlement of said claim. There is Appropriation. hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $1,597.52, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay said claim: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof torney's, etc., fees. 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, attor

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Limitation on

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ney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said Penalty for violation. claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

March 13, 1934. [S. 2201.]

[Private, No. 35.]

Neill Grocery Com

pany.

court costs, etc.

Approved, March 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 67.]

AN ACT

For the relief of the Neill Grocery Company.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Reimbursement for of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Neill Grocery Company, Wheeling, West Virginia, the sum of $2,531.97. Such sum represents the amount of a fine and court costs paid on such date, by such company, pursuant to a conviction for violating certain provisions of the Lever Act of August 10, 1917, as amended, prior to the declaration by the Supreme Court of the United States of the invalidity of such provisions.

Vol. 40, p. 276.

March 14, 1934. [8. 407.]

[Private, No. 36.]

Reimbursement for

Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary medical, etc., expenses. 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 B. Cleverly the sum of $124.23, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for money expended by him in doctor's and hospital bills growing out of an injury which he received while in the performance of his duties as temporary surfman at the Point Allerton Station of the United States Coast Guard on January 13, 1924, at which time the said Cleverly was filling a vacancy in the personnel at that station: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per 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 of the amount appropriated in 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. Penalty for violation. Any person violating the provisions 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, March 14, 1934.

[CHAPTER 74.]

AN ACT

For the relief of the Great American Indemnity Company of New York.

March 23, 1934. [8. 356.] [Private, No. 37.]

Great American

Reimbursement on

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Indemnity Company of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money of New York. in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Great American forfeited bail bond. Indemnity Company of New York the sum of $18,000, representing the amount paid by such company as surety on the forfeited bail bonds of four defendants in criminal proceedings brought by the United States, who surrendered the day after the entry of the judgments upon such bonds and were subsequently tried, convicted, and sentenced.

Approved, March 23, 1934.

[CHAPTER 75.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Albert N. Eichenlaub, alias Albert N. Oakleaf.

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 honorably discharged soldiers Albert N. Eichenlaub, alias Albert N. Oakleaf, who was a member of Company G, Seventh Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and Company K, Seventeenth Regiment United States Infantry, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as a member of that organization on the 22d day of October 1900: Provided, That no bounty, back pay, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act. Approved, March 23, 1934.

[CHAPTER 76.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Frank D. Whitfield.

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Frank D. Whitfield.
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 administration of any laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits rected. upon honorably discharged soldiers Frank D. Whitfield, who served as a private in Company F, One Hundred and Twenty-third Regiment United States Infantry, Army serial number 1348550, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States on March 14, 1921: Provided, That no bounty, back pay, pension, allowance, or any payment provided under the World War Veterans' Act, 1924, as amended, the World War Adjusted Compensation Act, 1924, as amended, or other benefit whatsoever to which said person may be or become entitled to by law, shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, March 23, 1934.

Proviso.

No back pay, etc.

Vol. 43, pp. 607, 121.

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