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May 1, 1934.

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No prior benefits to

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for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes ", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, within the one-year period required by sections 17 and 20 thereof: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act: Provided further, That no part of accrue. 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 ney's, etc., fees. 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 Penalty for violaperson 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, April 30, 1934.

[CHAPTER 189.]

AN ACT

For the relief of T. Perry Higgins.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized to consider and determine the claim of T. Perry Higgins for disability from arterial rheumatism alleged to have been contracted in the course of his employment as a civilian in the Army Transport Service of the United States during the World War, in the same manner and to the same extent as if the said T. Perry Higgins had made application for the benefits of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, within the one-year period required by sections 17 and 20 thereof: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, May 1, 1934.

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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 United States Employees' Compensation Commission be, and hereby is, authorized to consider and pass upon the application of D. F. Phillips, former rural free delivery carrier at Resaca, Georgia, for the benefits of the Compensation Act approved September 7, 1916, on account of an injury occurring in the year 1919, notwithstanding the provisions of section 20 of said Act requiring that all claims be filed within one year from the date of injury: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the passage of this Act.

Approved, May 1, 1934.

tion.

May 1, 1934. [H.R. 518.] [Private, No. 80.]

T. Perry Higgins.
Claim of.

Vol. 39, p. 746.

Proviso.

No back pay.

May 1, 1934. [H.R. 2666.] [Private, No. 81.]

D. F. Phillips.
Claim of.
Vol. 39, p. 746.

Proviso.

No prior benefits.

May 3, 1934.
[H.R. 210.]
(Private, No. 82.]

Clarence Rice Slo-
Payment to widow

cum.

of.

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 of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Anne B. Slocum, widow of Clarence Rice Slocum, late American Consul at Fiume, the sum of $3,500, being one year's salary of her Appropriation for. deceased husband, who died while in the Foreign Service; and there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sufficient sum to carry out the purpose of this Act: 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 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.

Penalty for violation.

May 3, 1934. [H.R. 233.]

[Private, No. 83.]

Florence Hudgins

Lindsay.

Payments to.

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For the relief of Florence Hudgins Lindsay and Elizabeth Lindsay. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Lindsay and Elizabeth United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Florence Hudgins Lindsay and Elizabeth Lindsay, mother and sister, respectively, of Roland Martin Lindsay and James Lawrence Lindsay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $10,000, one-half to each, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, for loss and damages sustained by reason of the death of said Roland Martin Lindsay and James Lawrence Lindsay on account of injuries sustained on the 6th day of October 1931, from collision with a United States Army truck operated near Grafton, York County, Virginia, occasioned by the said truck being operated on a dark night and without being properly lighted: 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 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.

Proviso.

Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

(CHAPTER 199.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Harvey M. Hunter.

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 reimburse Harvey M. Hunter, civilian ammunition foreman of the Ordnance Department, United States Army, the sum of $71.50, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for damage done to household goods during transportation from station at Baltimore, Maryland, to new station at San Francisco, California, August 7, 1928, to October 18, 1928, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

[CHAPTER 200.]

AN ACT

For the relief of the city of Glendale, California.

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May 3, 1934. [H.R. 323.] [Private, No. 84.]

Harvey M. Hunter. property damages.

Reimbursement for

May 3, 1934. [H.R. 470.] [Private, No. 85.]

Glendale, Calif.

age to pump house, etc.

Payment to, for dam

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 $2,157.96 to the city of Glendale, State of California, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for damages to a pump house and equipment owned by the said city of Glendale, State of California, caused by the crash of an airplane owned and operated by the United States Navy, and the fire resulting therefrom, on the 16th day of October, 1924, said damages being without fault or contributary 1 negligence on the part of the city of Glendale: 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 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.

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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 Comp troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to cancel the indebtedness of Ward A. Jefferson in the amount of $1,197.57, arising out of the fact that for the period from March 1, 1929, to January 10, 1931, he was paid for services rendered by him as a bridge tender on the Cape Cod Canal and also as rural mail carrier on the route from West Wareham, Massachusetts, the

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May 3, 1934.

[H.R. 520.] [Private, No. 86.]

Double salary restriction waived in favor of.

Ward A. Jefferson.

U.S.C., p. 31.

payment of such dual compensation being in contravention of the Vol. 39, pp. 110, 582. provisions of section 6 of the Act of May 10, 1916, as amended by the Act of August 29, 1916 (39 Stat. 582; U.S.C., title 5, sec. 58). Approved, May 3, 1934.

May 3, 1934. [H.R. 1301.]

[Private, No. 87.]

Payment to, for personal injuries.

Proviso.

ney's, etc., fees.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the M. Aileen Offerman. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay M. Aileen Offerman, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for personal injuries and property damage resulting from a collision with United States truck numbered 430870, at Five Corners of the Shore HighLimitation on attor- way, at Middletown, New Jersey, on December 4, 1930: 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 notwithPenalty for violation. standing. 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.

May 3, 1934. [H.R. 2040.] [Private, No. 88.]

rennes.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Ga- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Monthly payment to. of the Navy is hereby authorized and directed to pay to P. Jean des Garennes, formerly a professor at the United States Naval Academy, now blind and totally incapacitated, the sum of $50 per month Chargeable to "Pay, for the remainder of his life, beginning with the month in which this Act is approved, chargeable to the appropriation "Pay, Naval Academy."

Naval Academy."

May 3, 1934. [H.R. 2041.] [Private, No. 89.]

Irwin D. Coyle.
Credit in accounts.

Proviso.

John B. Manghan, recredit of accounts.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

[CHAPTER 204.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Irwin D. Coyle.

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 credit the accounts of Irwin D. Coyle, lieutenant commander, United States Navy, in the sum of $911.94, representing payment made by him to an officer of the Navy in accordance with orders of the Navy Department, which payment was disallowed by the Comptroller General: Provided, That the Comptroller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to recredit the accounts of Chief Boatswain John B. Manghan, United States Navy,

deceased, with the sum of $165.95, which amount was due and unpaid to Chief Boatswain Manghan at the date of his death on May 23, 1932, and was subsequently applied by the Comptroller General of the United States to offset in part the disallowance of $911.94 then outstanding in the accounts of Lieutenant Commander Irwin D. Coyle, Supply Corps, United States Navy.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

(CHAPTER 205.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Edward V. Bryant.

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by.

May 3, 1934. [H.R. 2169.] [Private, No. 90.]

Return of fine paid

Vol. 41, p. 298.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Edward V. Bryant. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay to Edward V. Bryant, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,400, the amount of a fine paid by Edward V. Bryant in pursuance of a judgment entered upon a plea nolo contendere under certain provisions of the so-called "Lever Act previous to the time that the Supreme Court of the United States held such provisions void, the said plea and said payment being made under a stipulation as follows: "In consideration that the Attorney General and his court shall accept the plea nolo contendere which I hereby tender to the above-entitled indictment, I do hereby waive any and all fines which the court may see fit to impose upon me upon such plea, except in the event that the so-called 'Lever Act' under which said indictment is found shall be declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of the United States and that no prosecution could be sustained upon the facts stated in said indictment."

Approved, May 3, 1934.

[CHAPTER 206.]

AN ACT

For the relief of Harry L. Haberkorn.

May 3, 1934. [H.R. 2337.] [Private, No. 91.]

Payment to, for serv

ices.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Harry L. Haberkorn. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Harry L. Haberkorn, San Antonio, Texas, the sum of $2,750 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for services actually performed as a clerk to Harry M. Wurzbach from March 4, 1929, to February 9, 1930, both dates inclusive, said Wurzbach having been declared by the House of Representatives duly elected as a Representative from the fourteenth congressional district of Texas in the Seventy-first Congress for the term commencing March 4, 1929: 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 ney'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 shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved, May 3, 1934.

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