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1166 August 22, 1949 [H. R. 2704] [Private Law 2371 Freda Wahler. August 23,1949 [H. R . 3461] [Private Law 238] Lester B. McAl- ister. Jesse W. Beeman. Wilis H. Ooates. PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 495,496,499, 502-AUG. 22, 23, 24, 1949 [63 STAT. relieved of all liability to the United States incurred by reason of the payment of $67.32 to Milford M. Tinsley in March 1943, for traveling and other expenses incurred in connection with a change of official headquarters, such payment having been held by the Comp- troller General of the United States to be erroneous because travel was performed prior to the date of the travel order. Approved August 22, 1949. [CHAPTER 496] AN ACT For the relief of Freda Wahler. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Civil Service Commission is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the civil service retirement and disability fund, to Freda Wahler, of Freeport, Illinois, the widow of William F. Wahler, formerly a railway-mail clerk, an annuity equal in amount to the annuity which she would have been entitled to receive had William F. Wahler been promptly and properly advised by the Civil Service Commission of his rights as to retirement and had he upon receipt of the proper information elected in writing to receive a reduced annuity equal to such reduced annuity payable after his death to the said Freda Wahler as surviving beneficiary. Approved August 22, 1949. [CHAPTER 499] AN ACT For the relief of Lester B. McAllister and others. 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 be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to credit the account of Lester B. McAllister, former postmaster at Oak Park, Illinois, with the sum of $11,165.20; and the account of Jesse W. Beeman, assistant postmaster, with the balance due on the apportionment of $2,791.30; to refund to Jesse W. Beeman and Willis H. Coates the amounts paid to the United States on their apportionment of the total sum embezzled by Kenneth T. Barber, a special clerk employed at said post office. 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, such amounts which have been refunded by Jesse W. Beeman and Willis H. Coates. Approved August 23, 1949. [CHAPTER 502] August 24, 1949 [i. 555] [Private Law 239] Eiko Nakamura. AN ACT For the relief of Eiko Nakamura. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions of the immigration laws relating to the exclusion of aliens inadmissible because of race shall not hereafter apply to Eiko Nakamura, Tokyo, Japan, the Japanese fiancee of James L. West, a citizen of the United States and an honorably discharged veteran of World War II, and that Eiko Nakamura may be eligible for a visa as a nonimmigrant temporary visitor for a period of three months: Provided,That the