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sixrY-E1oHrH oouennss. sms. II. oss. 41-43. 1925. 1539 alleged to have been occasioned said Henry A. Kessel Company (Incorporated), as a result of a. collision between its launch Gled and said Army transport barge Numbered 842 at the Army Engineers’ Piers, Norfolk, Virginia, in the Elizabeth River, on April 11, 1919, may be litigated and determined in the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Norfolk, sitting as a court of·admiralty and acting under the _ _ _ rules governing such a court; and said court shall have jurisdiction J"md`°"°" °'°°°"” to hear and determine said litigation, and to enter a judgment for such damages and costs, if any, as it shall find to be due from the United States of America to Henry A. Kessel Company (Incorporated), or from Henry A. Kessel Company (Incorporated) to the United States of America, ascertained upon the principles and measures of liability applicable in like cases in admiralty lxatween private persons or corporations; and Henry A. Kessel Companly (Incorporated) and the United States of America shall have al rights of appeal as in a similar case between rivate persons or _ · corporations: Provided, That notice of any suit brought by Henry §L°§Z§"g0 Attgrngy A. Kessel Company (Incorporated.) by virtue hereof shall be given G°¤°¤*'- to the·Attorney General of the United States in the manner provided by any order entered by the District Court of the United States for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Norfolk, in said cause, and it shall be the duty of the Attorney General of the United States to cause the United States attorney for the eastern district of Virginia, at Norfolk, to appear on behalf of the United States and protect and defend its interests: Provided further, That the proceeding su§f"“"‘°“°°'”°°‘ °’ hereby authorized shall be begun within four months from the date of the passage of this Act. Approved, January 7, 1925. . "H"-H Januaiy 7, 1925. H. . . CHAP. 42.-An Act For the relief of Joseph P. Ryan. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the me hl, R an U nited States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Paygxent sayin; paof the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to ‘°““‘““““°°· pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Joseph P. Ryan the sum of $1,600 for medical expenses in connection with injuries sustained while in line of duty as searcher in the United States Customs Intelligence Bureau, port of New York. Approved, January 7, 1925. CHAP. 43.—An Act For the relief of the Stone Towing Line. -Telg-15E Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the lmv"t°’1l°‘&l‘l U nited States of America in Uongress assembled, That the Secretary §,f,°}{“,;éQ‘{°{‘0f§°f*'c§‘,f,,_ of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to sion damases. pay, out of an money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Stone Towing Line, Wilmington, North Carolina, the sum of $1,519.15, as reimbursement of costs of repairs to its wharf known as the steamer Wilmington’s wharf, at Southport, North Carolina, damaged in collision with the United States dredge Absecon. on July 20, 1919, in accordance with report submitted in Senate Document Numbered 382, Sixty-sixth Congress, third session. Approved, January 7, 1925.