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[68 Stat. 251]
[68 Stat. 251]
PRIVATE LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1954

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PRIVATE LAW 919-AUG. 31, 1954

68 S T A T. ]

CHAPTER 1122

Private Law 917

AN ACT For the relief of Edgar A. Belleau, Senior. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Edgar A. Belleau, Senior, of 55 Western Avenue, Cohoes, New York, be and he is hereby relieved of the liability to refund to the United States Government the sum of $1,101.75. Such sum represents the amount the Government is claiming from said Edgar A. Belleau, Senior, as a result of his hospitalization in veteran's hospitals, to which his service did not entitle him. Approved August 31, 1954.

Edgar leau, Sr.

A. Bel*

CHAPTER 1123

Private Law 918 AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Emily Wilhelin.

August 31, 1954 [H. R. 3446]

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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mrs. Emily Wilhelm, of Saint Louis, Missouri, the sum of $5,000 as a gratuity for the death of her son, Gerhart Wilhelm, corporal. United States Marine Corps (305908), who was killed as the result of enemy action in line of duty on November 2, 1942, in the British Solomon Islands: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved August 31, 1954. Private Law 919

August 31, 1954 [H. R. 3273]

Mrs. Emily Wilhelm.

CHAPTER 1124

AN ACT For the relief of Catherine (Cathrina) D, Pilgard. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Catherine (Cathrina) D. Pilgard, Hartford, Connecticut, who served as a volunteer Spanish-American War nurse during the period beginning July 4, 1898, and ending August 17, 1898, and as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps under contract during the period beginning August 20, 1898, and ending October 25, 1898, when she w-as honorably discharged from such Corps, is hereby granted all of the rights, benefits, and privileges which are granted to persons who served in the Nurse Corps under contract for seventy days or more during the war with Spain and were honorably discharged therefrom: Provided, That she shall not be entitled to any benefits prior to the date of application filed following date of the enactment of this Act. Approved August 31, 1954.

August 31, 1954 [H. R. 3732]

Catherine D. P i l gard.