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Houten.

Pension increased.

CHAP. 1345.–An Act Granting an increase of pension to Clayton P. Van Houten. June 30, 1902.

[Private, No. 1129.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Clayton P. Van Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Clayton P. Van Houten, late captain Company D, First Regiment South Dakota Volunteer Infantry, war with Spain, and pay

him a pension at the rate of fifty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving: Provided, That at the expiration of two years after the passage of this Act, if the said Clayton P. Van Houten. be then living, a medical examination shall be ordered and the rate of pension allowed by this Act shall be subject to change to accord with the degree of disability then existing.

Approved, June 30, 1902.

Prorriso.
Re ing.

June 30, 1902.

Pension increased.

CHAP. 1346.–An Act Granting an increase of pension to Elizabeth A. Turner.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Private, No. 1130.) States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Elizabeth A. Turner. Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll

, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Elizabeth A. Turner, widow of James A. Turner, late of Company B, Fourth Regiment United States Artillery, Seminole Indian war, and pay her a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Approved, June 30, 1902.

June 30, 1902.

Daniel Cherry.

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CHAP. 1347.-An Act For the relief of Daniel Cherry.

[Private, No. 1131.] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Solicitor of the

Conveyance of cerTreasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to convey, in tain land in Dothan. the name of the United States, to Daniel Cherry, of Henry County, Alabama, all right, title, and interest that the United States has in or to the property formerly belonging to said Daniel Cherry, described as follows: One house and lot situated in the town of Dothan, Alabama, and bounded on the north by Washington street, on the east by H. V. Lee's lot, on the south by lot owned by Dave Walden, and on the west by lot owned by B. M. Stripling, containing one and one-half acres, more or less, being fractional part of the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section twenty-four, township three, and range twenty-six, in the county of Henry, State of Alabama; the said property being the same that was levied on, sold, and conveyed to the United States in satisfaction of a certain judgment recovered by the United States in the United States circuit court for the middle district of Alabama in a suit on the forfeited bail bond of said Daniel Cherry, the said Cherry having afterwards appeared and was tried and acquitted on the charge made in the case in which said bail bond was given: Provided, That before such deed is delivered by the Solicitor of the Treasury the sum of fifty dollars and thirty cents shall be paid proceedings. over to the Secretary of the Treasury to cover the cost of such forfeiture proceedings in the United States circuit court for the middle district of Alabama.

Proviso.
Cost of forieiture

Harvey Penny.

Relief of.

June 30, 1902 CHAP. 1348.-An Act For the relief of Joseph H. Penny, John W. Penny, (Private, No. 1132.] Thomas Penny, and Harvey Penny, surviving partners of Penny and Sons.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Joseph H. Penny, States of America in Congress assembled, That the Court of Claims is Thomas Penny, and hereby given jurisdiction to rehear and reconsider and determine the

motion filed in said court by the claimants on the fifteenth day of April, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, for a rehearing and new trial of the case of Penny and Sons versus the United States and Sioux Indians, numbered in said court as Indian depredations numbered forty-six hundred and thirty-four; and to that end the bar of the statute of limitations against said motion is hereby removed, and the said court is given jurisdiction to rehear and redetermine said motion in the same manner and with like effect as if said motion had been filed and pre sented within the time authorized by law and the rules of said court; and if said motion shall be sustained by said court, then, and in that event, the court shall proceed to retry and readjudicate the matter involved in said suit the same as if no former judgment had been entered therein.

Approved, June 30, 1902.

June 30, 1902. CHAP. 1349.-An Act For the relief of John Hornick. [Private, No. 1133.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United Kernovaroi Cdisabil. States of America in Congress assembled, That John Hornick, having ities caused by defect- served in the infantry service of the United States for nearly three ive naturalization.

years during the war of the rebellion, and having been honorably discharged from such service, be, and he is hereby, relieved from any disability now or heretofore existing, since the date of his said discharge, by reason of any defective naturalization, or by reason of not having been duly naturalized under the laws of the United States; and he is hereby authorized to prosecute, in the Court of Claims of the United States, Indian depredation claim numbered in said court ten thousand three hundred and eighty-nine and entitled “John Hornick, Fred T. Evans, and Richard Dunn versus The United States and the Sioux Indians," in which cause judgment was rendered by said court on the fourteenth day of January, anno Domini nineteen hundred and one; and the said court is hereby authorized and directed to reinstate the said cause, so far as the same pertains to the claim of the said John Hornick, and upon the facts, as found and returned by said court, is authorized to enter judgment in said cause in favor of the said John Hornick for such sum as he would have been entitled to recover in said action, with such costs as he may be entitled to recover under existing law and the rules of said court, the same as if he had beer a citizen of the United States at the time said depredation was committed.

Approved, June 30, 1902.

June 30, 1902. (Private, No. 1134.)

CHAP. 1350.--An Act To pay the claim of Stephen B. Halsey.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United stephen B. Halsey. States of America in Congress assembled, That there be, and is hereby,

appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of fifty dollars, to be paid to Stephen B. Halsey, for the damage done to his dock at Astoria, Long Island, by the United States steamship Canby on August twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine.

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July 1, 1902.

(Private, No. 1135. ]

Angus A. McPhee.
Payment to.

CHAP. 1387.-An Act For the relief of Angus A. McPhee.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Treasurer of the United States pay to Angus A. McPhee the sum of six hundred and seventy-six dollars and eighty-five cents, the same being the amount of a certain judgment recovered by the United States against said McPhee on the thirtieth day of April, eighteen hundred and ninetyfour, in the circuit court of the western district of Wisconsin, for six hundred and sixteen dollars and eighty-five cents, and sixty dollars expended for costs by said McPhee in defending the action, and which judgment was paid in full by said McPhee, it being for the value of timber cut from certain lands in sections one, thirteen, eleven, and twentythree, township forty-five north, of range four, Ashland County, Wisconsin, by said McPhee, and claimed by the United States, and which lands were subsequently determined by the Supreme Court, in the case of Wisconsin Central Railroad Company against Forsythe, to be owned by the said railroad company under the grant of May fifth, eighteen hundred and sixty-four.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902.

[Private, No. 1136.]

William G. Miller.
Pension.

CHAP. 1388.--An Act Granting a pension to William G. Miller.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension saws, the name of William G. Miller, late of Captain Harris' company, Georgia Volunteers, Creek Indian war, and pay him a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902. [Private, No. 1137.)

William S. Hosack.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 1389.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to William S. Hosack.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension rolí, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of William S. Hosack, late of Company G, Seventyeighth Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

CHAP. 1390.--An Act For the relief of Albion M. Christie.

July 1, 1902. [Private, No. 1138.]

Albion M, Christie,
Payment to.

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 hereby is, authorized and directed to pay to Albion M. Christie, assignee of Luke Christie, deceased, local inspector, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, thé sum of two hundred and sixty-eight dollars and eighty cents, said sum being the proceeds of Treasury warrant numbered two thousand and

drawn in favor of Luke Christie, local inspector, for said amount, in
payment for work and labor performed by him as inspector of bulls
at Savannah, Georgia, the payment of which said Treasury warrant
has been withheld under and by virtue of the provisions of section
thirty-four hundred and eighty of the Revised Statutes of the United
States, upon the presentation and surrender of said Treasury warrant
to the Treasury Department.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

Pension.

July 1, 1902. CHAP. 1391.–An Act Granting a pension to Daniel L. Mallicoat. [Private, No, 1139.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ionise of Representatives of the United
Daniel L. Mallicoat. States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the

Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the
pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension
laws, the name of Daniel L. Mallicoat, late captain Company N, Greene
County, Missouri, Home Guards, and pay him a pension at the rate of
twelve dollars per month.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902. [Private, No. 1140.]

Kate 0. Phillips.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 1392.–An Act Granting an increase of pension to Kate (). Phillips.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Kate 0. Phillips, widow of Joseph A. Phillips, late surgeon, Ninth Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of twenty-five dollars per month in lieu of that she is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902. (Private, No. 1141.)

John Marble.
Pension increased.

CHAP. 1393.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to John Marble.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the
Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the
pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension
laws, the name of John Marble, late of the United States steamships
Ohio, Cohassett, and Ceres, United States Navy, and pay him a pension
at the rate of thirty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902. (Private, No. 1142.]

Jacob L. Hanger,

Military record corrected.

CHAP. 1394.--An Act For the relief of Jacob L. Hanger.

Be it enacted by the Senate md Ilouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to remove the charge of desertion standing against Jacob L. Hanger, alias William T. Graham, late of Company C, Thirtieth Ohio Infantry, and Company F, Second Ohio Heavy Artillery Volunteers, who absented himself without proper authority and remained so absent to July fifteenth, eighteen hundred

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and sixty-three, when, under the name of William T. Graham, he enlisted in Company F, Second Ohio Heavy Artillery Volunteers, served faithfully, and was honorably discharged with his command August twenty-third, eighteen hundred and sixty-five: Provided, Kopay, etc. That no pay, bounty, or other emoluments shall become due or payable by virtue of the passage of this Act.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

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CHAP. 1395.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Henry P. Macloon. July 1, 1902.

[Private, No. 1143.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Henry P, Macloon Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Henry P. Macloon, late second lieutenant Company K, Twenty-fifth Regiment Missouri Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving

Approved July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902.

Pension increased,

CHAP. 1396.-An Act Granting an increase of pension to Orrin J. Wells.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Private, No. 1144.] States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Orrin J. Wells. Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension saws, the name of Orrin J. Wells, late of Company 1, Fifth Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of sixteen dollars per month in lieu of that he is now receiving.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902.

Pension.

CHAP. 1397.-An Act Granting a pension to James A. Chalfant.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United (Private, No. 1145.) States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the James A. Chalfant. Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of James A. Chalfant, late of Company F, Eighteenth Regiment United States Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month.

Approved, July 1, 1902.

July 1, 1902.

Absolum Maynard.
Pension.

CHAP. 1398.-An Act Granting a pension to Absolum Maynard.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United [Private, No. 1146.) States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Absolum Maynard, late of Captain Thomas Damaron's independent company Virginia Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of twelve dollars per month.

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