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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 667, 671, 672-DEC. 2, 3 , 1942 [56 STAT. W. H. Webb. SEC. 5 . The Comptroller-General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to remove the charges of $277.20 raised against W. H. Webb, a certifying officer of the United States Coast Guard, as evidenced by decision of the Comptroller General of the United States (A-90520), dated August 25, 1939, addressed to the pM Secretary of the Treasury: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury shall certify to the said Comptroller General that the pay- ments appear to have been made without fraud on the part of the certifying officer. H. T. Tate and SEC. 6 . The Comptroller General of the United States is authorized W. A. uhan. and directed to allow credit in the accounts of H. T . Tate and W. A. Julian, for sums of not to exceed $284.40 and $17,150.46, respectively, representing unavailable items in their accounts as former Treasurer Proo. and Treasurer of the United States: Provided, That any recoveries heretofore or hereafter made in respect to any of the foregoing items, may, in the discretion of the Comptroller General of the United States, be applied to offset unavailable items of a similar character hereafter arising in the accounts of the former Treasurer and Treas- urer, respectively, upon a showing that such unavailable items have occurred without fraud on the part of the former Treasurer or Treasurer. Appropriation. SEO. 7. There is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $506.82, which amount shall be credited to the Treasurer's account in order to adjust shortages on account of overpayments and payment by the cashier's office of a Government check on a forged endorsement. Approved, December 2, 1942. [CHAPTER 671] December 3, 1942 [H. R. 3295] [Private Law 534] Kurt G. Stern. Admission for per- manent residence. 39 Stat. 875 . Quota deduction. December 3, 1942 [H. R . 60781 [Private Law 635] Katherine S. Ar- thur. Payment to. AN ACT For the relief of Kurt G. Stern. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the approval of this Act Kurt G. Stern, shall be deemed to have been lawfully admitted to the United States at Buffalo, New York. on February 10, 1936, as an immigrant for permanent residence and, if he is found to be otherwise admissible under the provisions of the immigration laws other than those relating to quotas, shall not be subject to deportation, by reason of any provision of section 3 of the Immigration Act of February 5, 1917, as amended (U. S . C., 1934 edition, title 8, sec. 136), on account of an act or circumstance which may have occurred prior to the date of entry into the United States of the said Kurt G. Stern. Upon the enactment of this Act the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the quota for Germany of the first year that the German quota is available. Approved, December 3, 1942. [CHAPTER 672] AN ACT For the relief of Katherine S. Arthur. 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 $4,184.38 to Katherine S. Arthur, of Baltimore, Maryland, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal 1218