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CHAP. 103.–An Act For the relief of Amherst W. Barber.

November 8, 1919.

(S. 1377.] (Private, No. 5.) Amherst W. Barber. Payment to.

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 moneys in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, to Amherst W. Barber, the sum of $263.37, for the resurvey of twenty-three miles, seventy-five chains, and forty-two links of township lines on public lands in the State of Colorado, executed by him and necessary to complete the lines of survey embraced in his contract numbered 710, dated April 2, 1885.

Received by the President, October 28, 1919.

[NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE.-—The foregoing act having been presented to the President of the United States

for his approval, and not having been returned by him to the house of Congress in which it originated within the time prescribed by the Constitution of the United States, has become a law without his approval.]

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November 15, 1919. CHAP. 107.-An Act For the relief of Della James.

(H. R. 3844.)

(Private, No. 6.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Della James, of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay death of husbaná. to Della James, of Richmond County, Georgia, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for herself and in behalf of her children, the sum of $57.50 per month for a period of ten years, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the loss by death of her husband, Alfred J. James, through the explosion of a certain shell used in target practice by the One hundred and seventh Field Artillery, Fifty-third Artillery Brigade, Twenty-eighth Division, at Camp Hancock, near Augusta, Georgia, on March 29, 1918, said compensation to be payable from and after March 29, 1918: Provided, That the said money shall be applied to the support of the widow and the said children during their respective minorities, but if she again marries the entire amount thereafter shall be used by her for the benefit of the minor children, and if the mother dies the money shall be paid the oldest child for the minors.

Approved, November 15, 1919.

Proviso.
Condition.

PRIVATE LAWS OF THE SIXTY-SIXTH CONGRESS

OF THE

UNITED STATES Passed at the second session, which was begun and held at the city of Washington, in

the District of Columbia, on Monday, the first day of December, 1919, and was

adjourned without day on Saturday the fifth day of June, 1920. WOODROW. WILSON, President; THOMAS R. MARSHALL, Vice President; ALBERT B.

CUMMINS, President of the Senate pro tempore; REED Smoot, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, January 17, April 17-20, 1920; JAMES E. WATSON, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, March 11 and 12, April 6-8, 1920; CHARLES CURTIS, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, March 25-30, 1920; SELDEN P. SPENCER, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, May 14, 1920; THOMAS STERLING, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, May 19, 1920; IRVING L. LENROOT, Acting President of the Senate pro tempore, May 21, 1920; FREDERICK H. GILLETT, Speaker of the House of Representatives; JOSEPH WALSH, Speaker of the House of Representatives pro tempore, March 11-20, 1920; PHILIP P. CAMPBELL, Speaker of the House of Representatives pro tempore, April 26 and 27, 1920.

CHAP. 9.-An Act To authorize the sale of certain lands at or near Minidoka, December 17, 1919. Idaho, for railroad purposes.

(S. 1300.)

[Private, No. 7.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Railroad company. Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to sell and convey to Oregon Lands in Miniãoka

, sold to. Short Line Railroad Company, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Utah and authorized to do business in the State of Idaho, its successors and assigns, for railroad purposes, and at a price to be fixed by the Secretary of the Interior in order to return the expenditure heretofore made or proposed for the irrigation of the lands at not less than $50 per acre, and under such terms, con- Price, etc. ditions, and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, the following described land, situated in Minidoka County, Idaho:

All that part of the west half of the southeast quarter and the Description. southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section two, and the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter and the north half of the northwest quarter of section eleven, all in township eight south, range twenty-five east of the Boise meridian, within the following described

Beginning at the intersection of the present southeasterly right of way boundary of the Twin Falls Branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad Company with the section line common to said sections two and eloven, one hundred feet southeasterly from and at right angles to the center line of main track of said railroad, said intersection also bearing north eighty-nine degrees five minutes west, four hundred and sixty and one-tenth feet from the quarter section corner common to said sections two and eleven; thence north forty degrees twentyfive minutes east along said southeasterly right of way boundary, being one hundred feet southeasterly from and parallel to said center line of main track, for a distance of seventeen hundred and twenty-six and eight-tenths feet; thence south naught degrees one minute east, and parallel to the north and south center line of said section two, for a distance of thirteen hundred and thirty-two and six-tenths feet, to

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a point in the section line common to said sections two and eleven; thence continuing south naught degrees one minute east, and parallel to the north and south center line of said section eleven, for a distance of thirteen hundred and twenty feet, to the south line of the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter and the north half of the northwest quarter of said section eleven; thence north eighty-nine degrees five minutes west, along said south line, for a distance of twenty-two hundred and twenty-nine and five-tenths feet, to a point in the present southeasterly right of way boundary of said railroad; thence north forty degrees twenty-five minutes east, along said right of way boundary, and being one hundred feet southeasterly from and parallel to said center line of main track, for a distance of seventeen hundred and ten and four-tenths feet, to the point of beginning, and containing in all sixty-seven and eighty-seven one-hundredths acres, more or less, within the proposed pumping unit of the Minidoka project of the United States Reclamation Service.

Approved, December 17, 1919.

CHAP. 21.-An Act For the relief of James W. Cross.

December 24, 1919.

(S. 822.) (Private, No. 8.] James W. Cross.

Payment to, for injuries.

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 James W. Cross, $92, as full compensation to said James W. Cross for personal injuries received as a result of an accident October 26, 1914, without negligence on his part, while he was engaged in the performance of his duties as a laborer at the State, War, and Navy Department Building,

Approved, December 24, 1919.

CHAP. 22.–An Act For the relief of Catherine Grace.

December 24, 1919.

(S. 1375.). · [Private, No. 9.] Catherine Grace.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United

States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary of the eBay maustana Tor Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay the

sum of $469.50, out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, to Catherine Grace, widow of James Grace, who died as a result of injuries received by him, the said James Grace, while in the performance of his duties as an employee of the Government.

Approved, December 24, 1919.

CHAP. 24.-An Act For the relief of John M. Francis.

December 30, 1919.

(S. 176.1 (Private, No. 10.) death of son.

Ante, p. 507.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Paymentane, for States of America in Congress assen.bled, that the Secretary of the

Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to John
M. Francis, father of late Cadet John C. Francis, West Point Military
Academy, who died on duty at Fort Bayard, New Mexico, the sum of
$181, burial and transportation expenses.

Approved, December 30, 1919.

December 30, 1919.

(S. 248.1 (Private, No. 11.) Henry P. Grant. Reimbursement to.

CHAP. 25.–An Act For the relief of Henry P. Grant, of Phillips County, Arkansas.

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 $7,574.24 to Henry P. Grant, formerly postmaster of Helena, Arkansas, said sum being the amount he voluntarily paid into the Treasury to make good the amount of public money appropriated by the assistant postmaster, William B. Lindsey, to his own use, who was duly tried and convicted of said crime and punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term of four years.

Approved, December 30, 1919.

Thomas Sevy.
Exchange of lands

December 30, 1919. CHAP. 26.–An Act For the relief of Thomas Sevy.

(8. 428.1

(Private, No. 12. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to accept title to the with, authorized. following-described lands, either in whole or in part, upon certification by the Secretary of Agriculture that the lands are chiefly valuable for national forest purposes and approximately equal in value to the lands to be given in exchange therefor: The east half of section thirty-two; the north half of the northwest quarter and the south half of the southwest quarter of section thirty-two, township thirtyfive south, range four west of Salt Lake base and meridian, situate in the Sevier National Forest; and to issue to Thomas Sevy in lieu thereof patents to the following-described areas, or to such parts thereof as are found by the Secretary of Agriculture to be approximately equal in value to the lands conveyed: The northeast quarter, the north half of the southeast quarter, the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter, the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter, and the southwest quarter of section thirty-one, township thirty-seven south, range five west of Salt Lake basé and meridian: Provided, That the lands conveyed to the Government shall thereupon become parts of the Sevier National Forest and tional Forest, Utah. subject to all laws and regulations applicable thereto: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Report, etc. Agriculture shall jointly report to Congress, in detail, the factors upon which the valuations were made.

Approved, December 30, 1919.

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Added to Sevier Na

CHAP. 27.-An Act To reimburse W. B. Graham, late postmaster at Ely, Nevada, for money expended for clerical assistance.

December 30, 1919.

[S. 552.) (Private, No. 13.)

W. B. Graham.
Reimbursement to.

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 W. B. Graham, late postmaster at Ely, Nevada, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $3,335, to reimburse him for money expended for necessary clerical assistance.

Approved, December 30, 1919.

December 30, 1919.

(S. 728.) (Private, No. 14.]

Buffalo River Zinc

CHAP. 28.-An Act For the relief of the Buffalo River Zinc Mining Company.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Mining Company. Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of Payment to. any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Buffalo River Zinc Mining Company, a corporation of Saint Louis, Missouri, the sum of $4,200, being the amount of money paid by the said com

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