Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 56 Part 2.djvu/114

This page needs to be proofread.


56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 441, 442, 445 -JUNE 22, 23, 1942 [CHAPTER 441] AN ACT For the relief of F. A . Holmes, former United States disbursing clerk for the State of Illinois. 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 authorized and directed to allow credit in the accounts of F. A. Holmes, covering the period from February 21, 1937, to May 20, 1937, inclusive, for sums aggregating not to exceed $2,784.87, representing items of exception in his accounts taken by the Comptroller General, which items consist of payments to Stacy C. Mosser, receiver for the Great Northern Majestic Build- ing Corporation, Chicago, Illinois, in connection with the leasing of the Great Northern Theater to Works Progress Administration, Federal theater project numbered 1, Cook County, Illinois, during the period from October 20, 1936, to July 3, 1937. Such theater was leased under a license agreement signed by the agent cashier of Works Progress Administration, Federal theater project numbered 1, and payment in good faith and in accordance with the agreement made by F. A. Holmes: Provided, That Stacy C. Mosser, receiver for the Great Northern Majestic Building Corporation, shall not be required to refund the sum so credited. SEc. 2 . No charge shall be made against the certifying officer, or if heretofore made, shall be removed. Approved, June 22, 1942. [CHAPTER 442] AN ACT For the relief of E. A . Wailes, receiver of Delta Oil 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 Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to E. A . Wailes, receiver of Delta Oil Company, of Mississippi, the sum of $13,539.60, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for the balance due on cotton linters in accordance with the findings of fact made by the Court of Claims under date of June 3, 1940: 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 attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, 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, June 23, 1942. 1191 IJne 22, 1942 [H. R. 6676] [Private Law 466] F. A. Holmes. Credit in accounts of. Provio. June 23, 1942 [8. 416] [Private Law 467] E. A. Wailes, re- ceiver of Delta Oil Co. Payment to. Provfo. [CHAPTER 445] AN ACT For the relief of Harvey C. Artis. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 15 to 20, inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the June 23, 1942 [E. R. 780] [Private Law 468] Harvey C. Artis. Consideration of claim.