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March 23, 1934. [H.R. 1413.]

[Private, No. 40.]

rected.

[CHAPTER 77.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Leonard L. Dilger.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Leonard L. Dilger.. United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the administration of any laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits upon honorably discharged soldiers Leonard L. Dilger, who was a member of Company L, Third 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 25th day of September 1899: Provided, That no bounty, back pay, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Proviso.

No back pay, etc.

March 23, 1934. [H.R. 2670.]

[Private, No. 41.]

James Wallace.

rected.

Approved, March 23, 1934.

[CHAPTER 78.]

AN ACT

For the relief of James Wallace.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Military record cor- United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the administration of any laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits upon honorably discharged soldiers James Wallace, who was a member of Troop K, Sixth Regiment United States Cavalry, and who was honorably discharged therefrom on January 17, 1902, and reenlisted April 8, 1902, in Troop K, Fourth Regiment United States Cavalry, shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as a private of that organization on June 22, 1902, and notwithstanding any provisions to the contrary in the Act relating to pensions approved April 26, 1898, as amended by the Act approved May 11, 1908: 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.

Proviso.

No back pay, etc.

March 23, 1934. [H.R. 2743.]

[Private, No. 42.]

dard. rected.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the William M. Stod- United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the Military record cor- administration of any laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits upon honorably discharged soldiers William M. Stoddard, who was a member of Company D, Second Regiment Arkansas Volunteer 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 25th day of February, 1899: Provided, That no bounty, back pay, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act.

Proviso.

No back pay, etc.

Approved, March 23, 1934.

[CHAPTER 80.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Seth B. Simmons.

March 23, 1934. [H.R. 3072.] [Private, No. 43.]

Seth B. Simmons.
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 Seth B. Simmons, who was a member of Company M, Fifth Regiment United States Cavalry, 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 15th day of December 1908: Provided, Noback pay, etc. 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 81.]

AN ACT

For the relief of William Herod.

Proviso.

March 23, 1934. [H.R. 3780.] [Private, No. 44.]

Payment to, for personal injuries.

William Herod.

Proviso.

Limitation on attor

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 William Herod the sum of $4,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for injuries sustained by being injured by an automobile truck owned and operated by the Post Office Department: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be ney's, etc., fees. 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 23, 1934. [CHAPTER 82.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Calvin M. Head.

Penalty for violation.

March 23, 1934. [H.R. 5163.] [Private, No. 45.]

Calvin M. Head.
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 sum of $350 be, and is hereby, appropriated out of any money in the Treas- of automobile. ury not otherwise appropriated, for the relief of Calvin M. Head, chief of police of Alma, Georgia, whose car was burned by bootleggers while he was assisting enforcement officers in destruction of stills some distance from where automobile was parked at roadside. Such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be ney's, etc., fees. 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

Proviso.

Limitation on attor

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 Penalty for violation. 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 23, 1934. [H.R. 7229.]

[Private, No. 46.]

Victor L. Berger.
Balance of salary as

a Member of Congress,
to be paid to estate of.

Approved, March 23, 1934.

[CHAPTER 83.]

AN ACT

For the relief of the estate of Victor L. Berger, deceased.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there be paid out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, to the legal heirs of the estate of Victor L. Berger, deceased, the sum of $9,856.12, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, the same being the unpaid balance, and without interest, of the salary to which the said Victor L. Berger would have been entitled as a member of Congress in the Sixty-sixth Congress, to which he had been regularly and duly elected but denied his seat therein because of his conviction for an alleged violation of the Espionage Act, which conviction was subsequently reversed by the United States Supreme Court, and the indictments nolle prossed on January 23, 1923, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois: 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 Penalty for violation. 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 23, 1934.

Proviso.

Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.

March 25, 1934. [H.R. 3554.]

[Private, No. 47.]

Pinkie Osborne.

sonal injuries.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Payment to, for per- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Pinkie Osborne, of Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky, the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claim against the United States for injuries arising out of a gunshot wound inflicted by the discharge of a machine gun at Elizabethtown on April 6, 1918: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act shall be paid or delivered 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 on account of services rendered in connection

Proviso.

Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.

with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any Penalty for violation. person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined any sum not exceeding $1,000.

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To authorize the payment of hospital and other expenses arising from an injury to Florence Glass.

March 26, 1934. [H.R. 5228.] [Private, No. 48.]

Florence Glass.
Payment to desig-

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 directed to pay, out of any money nated creditors of, for in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the following credi- hospital, etc., services. tors of Florence Glass the amounts specified after their names: Davis Memorial Hospital, Elkins, West Virginia, $65.74; Doctor W. E. Whiteside, Parsons, West Virginia, $6; Doctor Benjamine Ira Golden, Elkins, West Virginia, $30; John W. Minear, Parsons, West Virginia, $7. Such sums shall be paid in full settlement of all claims of the aforesaid creditors against Florence Glass in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States arising out of injuries sustained by her on February 2, 1931, when she was struck by a large stone during the construction of a road in the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia.

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To authorize full settlement for professional services rendered to an officer of the United States Army.

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 to Doctor Walter E. Dandy the sum of $1,000 out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated in full settlement for professional services rendered on November 26, 1928, to Major Frank V. Schneider, Infantry, United States Army, who was suffering from a rare and obscure disease contracted in the line of duty, the said services resulting in the cure and restoration to full duty of the said Major Frank V. Schneider.

Approved, March 27, 1934.

[CHAPTER 122.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Manuel Merritt.

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, the sum of $40.20 to Manuel Merritt in payment of amount of loss sustained in postal funds by the failure and closing of the First National Bank of Roff, Oklahoma.

Approved, April 13, 1934.

March 27, 1934. [H.R. 257.] [Private, No. 49.]

Dr. Walter E.
Dandy.
Payment to, for pro-
fessional services.

April 13, 1934.

[S. 552.] [Private, No. 50.]

Manuel Merritt. lost postal funds.

Reimbursement, for

April 13, 1934. [S. 2006.]

[Private, No. 51.]

decker.

the trict of Columbia.

[CHAPTER 123.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Della D. Ledendecker.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative of the Leden- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the ComLicense to practice mission on Licensure to Practice the Healing Art in the District tricopractic imbine Dis- of Columbia is hereby authorized to license Della D. Ledendecker to practice chiropractic in said District under the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the practice of the healing art to 1335, protect the public health in the District of Columbia ", approved February 27, 1929, notwithstanding the provision therein requiring applications from candidates for licenses to practice chiropractic to be filed within ninety days from the date of the approval of said Act, and on condition that said Della D. Ledendecker shall otherwise be found by said commission to be qualified to practice under the provisions of said Act.

waived.

April 13, 1934. [S. 2324.]

[Private, No. 52.]

Incorporated.
Payment to.

Approved, April 13, 1934.

[CHAPTER 124.]

AN ACT

For the relief of the Noank Shipyard, Incorporated.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Noank Shipyard, 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 of the United States not otherwise appropriated, to the Noank Shipyard, Incorporated, of Noank, Connecticut, the sum of $1,700, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, to complete the payment to the said Noank Shipyard, Incorporated, of a bill for repairs, which it completed under contract numbered W-971-qm-247, dated January 7, 1928, of Quartermaster Department on Army mine planter Brigadier General Absalom Baird, which sum represents a penalty of $100 per day for seventeen days' alleged delay in delivery of said steamship Baird after completion of repairs, said delay being due to causes partly attributable to acts of Government agents and wholly beyond the control of the contractor: 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.

Proviso.

Limitation on torneys', etc., fees.

April 13, 1934. (H.R. 305.]

[Private, No. 53.]

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Ernest B. Butte. Military record corrected.

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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 Ernest B. Butte, late of Company L,

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