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1880 SEVENTIETH CONGRESS. SESS. I . CHs.553-555. 1928. Enoch, of EI Paso, Texas the sum of $5,000. on account. of perma- nent injury sustained by him through the negligence of Frederick W. Warner, an employee of the United States. Approved, May 14, 1928. tl::YJ~~' OHAP. 004. -An Act For the relief of Byron Brown Ralston. [Private, No. 122 .) Be it enacted by the Senate and H OU8e of Representatives of the ~:rv;rn Brown Ral. United States of A'11Ulrica in 001l{Jress a8semlJled, That the Presldent stan may be appointed is authorized to appoint Byron Brown Ralston, formerly lieutenant

~=.oommander commander in the United States NtJ.vy, a lieutenant commander in

the United States Navy and place him upon the retired ~t of the Navy with the retired pay ana allowance of that grade with credit for any purposes for all service to which he was entitled on April ProNOi. 15, 1927: Provided, That a duly constituted naval retirin~ board Service disability. finds that the said Byron Brown Ralston incurred physical dlsability incident to the service while on the active list of the Navy: Provided No back pay, etc. further, That no back pay, allowance, or emoluments shall become due as a ~lt of the passage of this Act. May14 1028. IH. R. 10:178.) [PrIvate, No. 123.] Approved, May 14, 1928. OHAP. GOG . -An Act Providing for sundry matters affecting the naval service. Be it enacted by the Senate o;ruJ H 0U86 of Representatives of the ~:2tis allowed In United States of A~a in Oongress aBsemhleil, That the General IICOOWIta s'!intoa~~ Accounting Office is hereby authorized and directed to credit the t~: IIIld Oaptaln accounts of Captain Arthur Saint Clair Smith, United States Navy, ~:~ ~Ot!~:'~~ and Captain Charles T. Hutchins, United States Navy, in the excbanie. amounts of $96.17 and $90.54, respectively, which amounts represent alleged losses sustained by said officers on account of fluctuation of exchange while serving as naval attaches at Peking, Chill'l, and which have been disallowed in their respective accounts by the General Accounting Office. ~ftalnFrederiokG. SEC. 2 . That the General Accounting Office is hereby authorized Oreditinaooount~ot. and directed to credit the accounts of Captain FrederIck G. Pyne, Supply Corps, United States Navy, in the amount of $1,000 which sum was paid by the said Captain Pyne, Supply Corps, United States Navy, to Henry Moakley for special services rendered to the Navy Department by said Moakley in connection with an arbitration be- tween the United States and the E. W . Bliss Company, of Brooklyn, New York, but which payment was subsequently disallowed in his accounts by the General Accounting Office. B ~aoe tinstl~~ SEC. 3 . That the General Accounting Office is hereby authorized U~I:~ty. and directed to adjust and settle the claim of the Pace Institute, ~= ~i f:r~f~ Thirty Church Street, New York, New York, in the sum of $833.50, ~~tJ~:rs to be and the claim of the Benjamin Franklin University, Transportation ,. Building, WashinJrt,on, District of Columbia, in the sum of $292.50, to cover the cost of instruction received at said institutions by certain naval officers who were duly authorized to receive such instruction during the fiscal years 1925 and 1926, and to pay the amount allowed from the appropriation "Contingent, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery," for said fiscal years. Approved, May 14, 1928.