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2280 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II . CHS. 110, 116, 117. [CHAPTER 110.) AN ACT February 29, 1936. March 2, 1988. . .... .., .. 1•• (B.ll. . . .) For the relief of Carl F. Yeager. Iht_ No. t13.] Be it eM.Cted by the Senate and H0U8e of Repre8entative8 of the ~J'. y~ United State8 01 America in Oongre88 a8senlhled, That in the admin- rerM4~ cor- istration of an! laws conferring rights, privileges, and benefits upon honorably discharged soldiers Carl F. Yeager, who was a member of the FIve Hundred and Third Aero Squadron, shall hereafter be beld and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as a member of that organiza- ~o'C:k PloY. etc. tion on the 24th day of June 1918: Pro'lJided, That no bounty2 back pay, pension, or allowance shall be held to have accrued pnor to the passage of this Act. March 2, le36. [B.ll.21M.) (Private, No. .) Cecelia Callahan. Pa)'lllellt to. Vol. (!a p. 824. U.S. '-'., p.1570. March2.1e36. lB. R.3557.) [PrIvate, No. {15.} Approved, February 29, 1936. [CHAPTER 116.) AN ACT For the relief of Cecelia Callahan. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Repre8entative8 01 the United States of America in Oongress a8semhled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay the sum of $475.20 to Cecelia Callahan, being a gratuity of six months' pay under the Act of June 4, 1920, compensating her for the deatli of her nephew, Joseph Francis O'Neil, who died as the result of an injury received while serving in the United States Navy, on the United States ship Gilmore. Approved, March 2, 1936. [CHAPTER 117.] AN ACT For the relief of Helena C. VonGroning and Stephan VonGroning. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative.~ 01 the 8:~len\r ~. ~nd United States 01 America in Oongress assemhled, That the Secretary Pa.,':n~t:. ronmg. 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 $11,312.50 in full settlement against the Government, to Helena C. and Stephan VonGroning for and on account of the wrongful transfer of the fifty shares of preferred stock of the AmerIcan Smelting and Refining Company seized by the Alien Property Custodian, to Mrs. Henschen, of Hamburg, Germany, instead of to Helena C. and Stephan VonGroning, and for and 011 account of the failure to return and deliver the same to the said Helena C. VonGroning and Stephan V onGroning, together with the fr:t::iion on attor- dividends thereon as required by law: Provided, That no part of the De;'s, ete., fees. 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. Penalty for vio)ation. any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violatin~ the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeano~ and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, March 2, 1936.