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1828 SIXTY—NINTH CONGRESS. Sass. II. Cue. 431—-434. 1927.

  • "°°‘•°· Provided, That this Act shall amount onl to a relin uishment of

¤i¢ll»uig1i¤l<ii1¤li¤tl¤(i<ii5 mu any title that the United States has, oris gupposed totliave, in and to any of said lands, and shall not be construed to abridge impair, injure, prejudice, or divest in manner any valid right, title, or interest of any lpprson or bo y corporate whatever; the true intent of this Act ing to concede and abandon all right, title, and interest of the United States to those persons, estates, firms, or corporations who would be the equitable owners of said lands, by reason of long continuous possession under color of title with claim of ownership, or otherwise, under the laws of Mississippi, includin the laws of prescription and limitation, in the absence of the interest, title, and estate of the United States. . Approved, March 3, 1927. V March 3,1¤Z7.

 CHAP. 432.-An Act For the relief of Ben Wagner.

Bwwsgw Be it enacted by the Senate and H mise of Representatives gf the Payment w,°1¤r1as United States of America in Oongress assembled, That the ecre- °“‘°“°· tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of·‘any money` in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and in full settlement against the Government, the sum of $150 to Ben Wagner for the value of a horse at Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, electrocuted by broken kite wire of the Weather Bureau which had come in contact with the high power line of the Public Service Company of Oklahoma. Approved, March 3, 1927. Mam¤a.1m.

 CHAP. 438.-An Act For the relief of certain odicers and former omcers of

¤’¤*¤*¤· Na *7*4 as Army or the Umm states. Amy Be it enacted by the Senate amd House of Representatives of the Credits snowed m United States of Amerika in Congress assembled That the Comp· $°,,“,‘§_"" °' www troller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to allow credit in the accounts of the followinglomcers and former oilicers of the Army of the United States, in t e sums herein set forth, which now stand as disallowances on the books of the General Accounting Office: Joseph Borches, formerly major, Quartermaster Corps, $82.20; Frederick L. Buck, ma°or Quarter- master Corps, deceased, $814.55· Lieutenant Colonel Carson, Cavalry $6,40; Captain John Chambers, now colonel, Quarter- master Corps, $33.6 ; Colonel John P. Hasson, Quartermaster Corps, $242.46; Lieutenant Colonel Peter E. Marqgalrt, Quartermaster Co ` s, deceased, $635.93; Mgjor Launcelot M. rcell, Quartermas- terqCor s, now major, retir , $84.90; Raleigh T. Daniel, formerly major, Uuartermaster Corps, $151.67; Major William R. Harrison, now lieutenant colonel, retired, $75. Approved, March 3, 1927. 1}'i§¥°§_§3g5°g‘ CHAP. 484.-An Act To provide relief for certain natives of Borongan,

 Samar, Philippine Islands for rental of houses occupied by the United States

Army during the years 1900 to 1903. , _ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the P§,‘}§§’,;'§§,§'§,,,¤§,§f“"· United States of Amerika in Congress assembled That the Comp- 1 D¤;is;¤¤wg°nL:lL¤g,¤ troller General of the Un1ted States be, and he_ is hereby, authorized tbrbe iiaplma. and directed to adjust and settle the _follow1ng liste claims for rental of buildings occup1ed by the military forces of the United