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SIXTY-NINTHS CONGRESS. Sm. 1. Cns. 453, 454, 461. 1926. 1489 CHAP. 463.-An Act For the relief of Mollie Van Hooser, adminlstratrix of ’ -V¤¤¢ 2. lm- the estate of Myrtle Van Hooser, deceased. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Oangress assembled, That the Secretary }{Y'“°¤Ygg8§g1•$$ of the Treasury be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to ay, mwiiuil- out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated: in full settlement against the Government, to Mollie Van Hoomr, administratrix of the estate of Myrtle Van Hooscr, the sum of $2,500 as compensation for the death of said Myrtle Van Hooser, caused by the reckless, carelem, and unlawful operation of an automob` e truck of the United States Army, driven by Corporal Rudolph Brooks on the 8th day of October, 1920. Approved, June 2, 1926. CHAP. 454.-An Act For the relief of John E. Luby, of New Bedford, Mas- `llideiil iigi sachueetts. Be it enacted by the Senate and Housgwog Representatives of the massa states or America in Uongrecs ass led, That the Secretary i»‘L‘;‘}..‘E;.':‘2}.’??.. W. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to dpay, •¤¤¤l ¤¤¤·¤=~ out of the money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriate , to John E. Luby, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, former Cy an em- ployee of the Bureau of Lighthouses, Department of ommeroe, serving on the United States ighthouse Service lightship Numbered 58, the sum of $85, the sum being in full pgyment for the losses suffered by said employee by loss of person property used and reasonably necessary in connection wit his oiiicial duties on said ligohtship, which was lost on Nantucket South Shoals December 11, 1 5. Approved, June 2, 1926. CHAP. 461.-An Act For the relief of all owners of cargo laden aboard the Jump giiilxg ` liilggzgiinwood at the time of her collision with the United States steamship [ vets, No.97.] - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives Z{ the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the aims °$',·f,‘},,‘{,°°°,;Q"*,§,,*,*}_€;'}*;; of all owners of various shipments of merchandise which were laden expe, etmggv mz on board of the lighter Linwood, at the time hereinafter mentioned, &1;ru1sm¤¤°:¤m. ` against the Unite States of America, for damages alleged to have been caused by collision between the said vessel an the United States steamship Absecon on or about the 23d da of November, 1918, at or near the end of Pier 2, Bush Terminal' Docks, Brooklyn, New York, may be sued for by the said owners of cargo in the Dwrict Court of the United States for the Southern District of New ork, J°"’°"°°°° °' °°““‘ sitting as a court of admiralty and acting under the rules governing such court; and said court shall have jurisdiction to hear and deter- mine such suits and to enter judgments or decrees for the amonmts of such damages, and costs, ifany, as shall be found to be due against the United States in favor of t e owners of said cargo, or against the owners of said cargo in favor of the United States, tmn the same principles and measures of liability as in like cases in a `ralty _ betweerhprivate parties, and with the same rights `of appeal: Pro- §',,°,{§,',f";,, _,,,,,,.,,,, vided, at such notices of the suits shall be given to t e Attorney ¤¤¤¤=¤¤· General of the United States as may be provided lg orders of the said court and it shall be the dut of the Attorney eneral to cause the United States attorney in sucli district to appear and defend for 48892°—27-r·r3»--3