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PRIVATE LAWS OF THE SIXTY·FIFTH CONGRESS or ma UNITED STATES Passed at the jrst session, which was begun and held at the city ty Washington, in the District 3; Columbia, on Monday, the second day of April, 191 , and was adjourned without y on Saturday, the sixth day of October, 1.917. W001>R0w WLLs0N, President; Tnomas R. MARSHALL, Vice President; WILLARD Samsnunr, President of the Senate pro tempore; Cnamr CLARK, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Ha 12,1917. CHAP. 14.-An Act To authorize Peter Goelet Gerry to enter into a contract with [E- 18*5-} the Secretary of the Navy, in behalf of the United States, for the use of the steam yacht Owera. Be it enacted by the Senate and Hous%f Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assemb , That Peter et Gerry, a "1?y¤¤»" ¤*¤•¤¤ Senator of the United States from the State of Rhode Island, having yadontnet rst use at offered to the Government for the period of the war the use of his }l§{,’f‘**"‘°"'·°“"‘°" yacht hereinafter named, be, and he is hereby, authorized to enter mto a contract or ageement with the Secrets of the Navy, in behalf of the United tates, for the use by the Uiiited States 0 the steam yacht Owera, owned by the said Senator, for such period as may be mutually agreeable to the parties to the contract or agreement herein authorized. Sumo mm Sec. 2. That the provisions of sections one hundred and fourteen uw noeryspéioueabu. and one hundred an fifteen of the Act approved March foiuth, nine- V°’·”*’· “ ‘ teen hundred and nine, entitled "An Act to codify, revise, and amend the penal laws of the United States/’ and any other laws or parts of laws inconsistent herewith be, and the are hereby, declared inappl1· cable to the said Peter Goelet Ge and the Secret of the NaiH{ or such other officer or officers of therlinited States asaghall, on beh of the Secretary of the Navy, enter into the aforesaid contract or agreeilpentffor the purposes and to the extent set forth in section one ereo . Approved, May 12, 1917. mi 27,1sm. CHAP. 43.-An Act For the relief of Mrs. Nancy E. Mullins. [Hin W'] Private, N0. 2.] Be it encted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United [ States of America in O ess assembled, That Mrs. Nancy E. Mullins, Nam? E. mums. mother of W. S. Miillinosriélhte captain Compan I, First Regiment Mis- Mm ,,$i§2§$;:pi°_°$?f snssippi National Guard, shall be r arded as tile dul designated bene- S-v’,f,'{“,_’g¤;P_ my ,3,, iiciary of the late Captain W. S. under the Act a proved May mu, ri. im. eleventh, nineteen hundred and eight, as amended by the Act approved March third, nineteen hundred and nine. Approved, July 27, 1917. l20808°—vo1. 40, rr 2;2 B55