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SIXTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. SFss.I. CHs.431,435, 442. 1916. 1447 The name of Joseph L. Bostwick, late of Com an L, Ninth Re `- P°°"°‘“ *“°'°a§°"· ment, and Compan M, Second Regiment, NEW yYork Voluntegelr Joseph L` Bow lick Heavy Artillery, am; pay him a pension at the rate of $50 per month in lieu of that e is now receiving. The name of Artemas C. Bare ay, late of the United States Navy, Mums C` B°r°l°y` and pay him a pension at the rate of $36 per month in lieu of that he is now receiving. Approved, August 31, 1916. CHAP. 435.-An Act Authorizing and directing the Secretaipy of War to lease to Septllgbdliijlglai Charleston-Dunbar Traction Company a certain strfg or pmcel o land owned by the United States Government on the Great Kanawha ver in West Virginia. ’ ' Be it enacted by the Senate and Houslezgf Representatives of the United States of America in Omzfess assemb , That the Secretary of War T§}g$;$@,°(;;·nDgn¤b¤* be, an he is hereby, authorized and directed to lease, at a nominal Lease or lgndylto, rental value of not exceeding $50 per year, to the Charleston-Dimbar ;(g§°li>vI§»ii!;if;hixil Traction Company, a corporation, its successors or ass' , the strip of land fifteen feet wide and six hundred and one andgiiight-tenths feet long, or alpproximately twenty-one hundredths of an acre, which said strip of and is situated at or near United States Government Lock an Dam Numbered Six of the Great Kanawha River improvement, near the city of Charleston, in the State of West Virginia, which said strip of land said Charleston-Dunbar Traction Company is now occupying with its track: Provided, That said annual rental shall be Prom. pyomptlg paid as required by the Secretary of War, and that the P°""““*’°t°‘ mted tates Govemment shall sustain no loss or expense b reason of said lease tosaid traction company: And provided further, That said m*gs*gg;gQc*¤°• °* traction company shall not fence up said strip of land unless required ’ ` to do so by the Secretary of War; and shall, at its own expense, keep up and maintain the existing crossings over said traction company’s ine on the Government property: nd provided_fu1ther, That m§§d_“°" *° "° '* said traction company shall not remove its station or stop upon or near the Government’s said property as said stop and station is at present located. Approved, September 1, 1916. CHAP. 442.-An Act Granting pensions and increase of pensions to certain soldiers Saptilibliieéii 19m' and sailors of the Regular Army and N avy and of Wars other than_the Civil War, and nigriygme wgrigg to certain widows and dependent relatives or such soldiers and sailors, ’ ‘ ‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re gresentatives of the United _ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the P**“"°“S· Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension HWS-- Pensions. The name of Fred Burnstead, late of Company A, Twenty-third FM B¤¤¤¤>¤¤- Regiment United States Infantry, War with Spam, and pay him a pension at the rate of $12 per month. The name of Mary A. Johnson, widow of John Johnson, late of Com- Mary A. mmseu. an H, Twenty-fourth Re `ment United States Infantry, and Troop li, Ninth Regiment Unitecil States Cavalry, Regular Establishment, and pay her a pension at the rate of S12 per month and $2 per month additional on account of each of the minor children of said John Johnson until they reach the age of sixteen years. The name of Mary L. Munvon, widow of William F. Munlyon, alias MMF L M¤¤¥<>¤· William Anear, late of the United States Navy, Regular stablishment, and pay her a pension at the rate of $12 per month.