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CLAIMS OTHER THAN SPANISH

TREATY CLAIMS.

FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION.

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CHAP. 160.–An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent Feb. 18, 1904. deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 1H. R. 10954.] thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for [Public, No. other purposes.

33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- pt. 1, p. 15. tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are hereby, Urgent defiappropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other- priations. wise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:

Bounty for destruction of

sels.

art AIMS JUDGMENTS, COURT OF CLAIMS.

, Judgments,

Court of
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Claims. For the payment of the judgments rendered by the Payments. Court of Claims, reported to Congress at its present session in House Documents Numbered Two hundred and seventy-five and Three hundred and fifty-eight, one hundred and twenty-six thousand two hundred and ninetythree dollars and twenty-four cents: Provided, That none Proviso. of the judgments herein provided for shall be paid until Appeal. the right of appeal shall have expired.

That the payment, to officers and men severally entitled, des of the judgments herein appropriated for of the Court of enemy's vesClaims for bounty for destruction of enemy's vessels, under section forty-six hundred and thirty-five of the Revised Statutes, be made on settlements by the Auditor for the Navy Department in the manner prescribed by law and Treasury regulations for the payment of prize money, the distribution of such individual share to be in accordance with the orders, rules, and finding of the Court of Claims.

And hereafter in all cases of final judgments and Final judgawards rendered against the United States by the Court of Claims, and of final judgments rendered against the United States by the circuit and district courts of the United States, payment thereof under appropriations made by Congress shall be made on settlements by the

ments.

auditor for the department or branch of the public service having jurisdiction over the subject matter out of which the claims arose.

fied by a ccounting offi

Sec. 2. That for the payment of the following claims, Claims certicertified to be due by the several accounting officers of the fled Treasury Department under appropriations the balances cers. of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section five of the Act of June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and one and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section two of the Act of July seventh, eighteen hundred and eightyfour, as fully set forth in House Document Numbered Three hundred and fifty, reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:

CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE TREASURY

DEPARTMENT.

For quarantine service, Territory of Hawaii, one thousand eight hundred and six dollars and six cents.

CHAP. 1609.--An Act To amend an Act approved March third, Apr. 27, 1904. eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, entitled “An Act to amend an 18. 13

(S. 1343.] Act entitled 'An Act to reimburse the governors of States and [Public, No. Territories for expenses incurred by them in aiding the United 168.] States to raise and organize and supply and equip the Volunteer 33. Stats: Las Army of the United States in the existing war with Spain,' ap

* pt. 1, p. 312. proved July eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight,” and so forth, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section six of the Act of Congress approved States. March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, entitled,

Reimburse

ment for ex“An Act to amend an Act entitled 'An Act to reimburse penses equip

ping volunthe governors of States and Territories for expenses in- teérs, etc., curred by them in aiding the United States to raise and Spanish war. organize and supply and equip the Volunteer Army of the United States in the existing war with Spain,' approved July eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes," be, and the same is hereby, amended by striking therefrom the words “ nineteen hundred and two” and inserting in lieu thereof the words “ nineteen hundred and six," so that the same shall read: “ SEC. 6. That all claims for reimbursement under this Time for pre

senting claims Act or the Act approved July eighth, eighteen hundred estend and ninety-eight, shall be presented in itemized form

ment of partly

to the Treasury Department on or before January first, nineteen hundred and six, or be forever barred.”

SEC. 2. That where the governor of any State or Terri Final settletory has furnished military transportation, or has pur- disari owed chased or authorized the purchase of supplies, or incurred claims. expenses for services rendered, and which purchases of supplies and expenses for military transportation and services rendered have been certified by the governor of such State or Territory as necessary, just, and reasonable for the organization, maintenance, transportation, and comfort of troops raised by him and accepted into the service of the United States Army in the said war with Spain, the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to allow in the settlement of claims for reimbursement now on file in the office of the Auditor for the War Department, such items or parts thereof as have been disallowed in the consideration of said claims, for the reason that they appear to have been for stores furnished or expenses incurred or transportation furnished after the troops raised had been mustered into the service of the United States; and the certificate of the governor Governor's of any such State or Territory that such expenses were cient proof of incurred in good faith, for the sole purpose of aiding the e United States in the raising, organization, transportation, and equipment of troops, shall be held to be sufficient to authorize the final settlement and payment in full of such claims for reimbursement.

expenses incurred.

CHAP. 1630.-An Act Making appropriations to supply defi- April 27, 1904. ciencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June [H. R. 15054.] thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for [Public, No. other purposes.

189.)

33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- pt. 1, p. 394. tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are Deficiencies hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:

JUDGMENTS, COURT OF CLAIMS.

Judgments, Court of

Claims. For the payment of the judgments, except the judge Joseph Suds

burger, exceptment in favor of Joseph Sudsburger, numbered twenty-ed. one thousand two hundred and fifty-four, rendered by the Court of Claims and reported to Congress in House Documents Numbered Six hundred and fifty-four and Six hundred and seventy-two, and Senate Documents Numbered Two hundred and eighty-seven, Two hundred and ninety-two, and Two hundred and ninety-six, of the

Proviso8. .
Appeal.

present session, one hundred and seventy-nine thousand four hundred and sixty-seven dollars and thirty-two cents: Provided, That none of the judgments herein provided for shall be paid until the right of appeal shall have expired: * * *

fied hviasccent: SEC. 2. That for the payment of the following claims, ing officers. certified to be due by the several accounting officers of

the Treasury Department under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section five of the Act of June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and one and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section two of the Act of July seventh, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, as fully set forth in House Document Numbered six hundred and seventy reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:

CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE STATE AND

OTHER DEPARTMENTS.

For determining the most practicable route for canal across the Isthmus of Panama, thirty-five dollars.

FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION.

tions for pay

CHAP. 777.-An Act For the allowance of certain claims re- Feb. 24. 1905. ported by the Court of Claims, and for other purposes.

[H. R. 9548.]

[Public, No. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- ! 99.j * tives of the United States of America in Congress assem- n13

reem. 33 Stats. L.,

pt. 1, p. 743. bled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is Appropriahereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money ment of claims in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to claimants reported by

Court of in this Act named the several sums appropriated herein, Claims, etc. the same being in full for and the receipt of the same to be taken and accepted in each -case as a full and final release and discharge of their respective claims, namely:

ALASKA.

To Frank Guertin, fifteen dollars and eighty-nine cents.

To Joseph F. Travers, guardian of Michael Travers, of the Island of Japonsky, one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars.

PHILIPPINE ISLANDS.

Philippine Islands.

To John Corwine, of Manila, sixty-nine dollars and eighty-six cents.

band.

MISCELLANEOUS CLAIMS AND COURT OF CLAIMS FINDINGS. : *

To the members of the band of the Second Regiment Second RegiWisconsin Volunteer Infantry, for the hire, use, and una- Infantry.

Payment to voidable damage to certain band instruments, their pri- b vate property, while in the service of the United States during the recent war with Spain, and to pay to each of said men, or to their heirs, administrators, and assigns of such of them as shall have in the meantime deceased, the sums which appear opposite their names, as follows, towit: Henry Johnson, thirty-seven dollars and sixteen cents; Charles E. Collar, twenty-one dollars and ninetyone cents; Frank Novotny, seventeen dollars and thirtythree cents; Robert Brand, junior, deceased, fifty-five dollars; Louis Simmet, five dollars; Fred W. Kohl,

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