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SEVENTIETH CONGRESS. SESS. I . CBS. 597-599,616. 1928. 1851 T_~_HAP. 697.- An Act For the relief of the McAteer Shipbuilding Company, rJ.Yl&~ .l .J.l .lJUrporated. [Private. No. 144.1 B~ it enacted by the Senate and H 0'U86 of R6p"I'68entatives of the Umted State8 of America in Oongr68S 08sem1:Jled, That the Secretary In~"t::r~~PTarmstroBot (talk): of the Treasury be, and he is hereby,· authorized and directed to pay, PO~~tto out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the . sum of $50,000 in full settlement of all claims of the McAteer Ship- building Company, Incorporated, against the United States for losses and damages growing out of Ilnd suffered under a contract dated June 30,1917, for the construction of the steamer El Aquario. Approved, May 16, 1928. May HI, 11128. CHAP. 698. - An Act For the relief of John L. Nightingale. [H.R.8810.) [Prlftte, No. H5.) Be it e'MlCted by the Senate (JIlt(],. HO'UIJe of Representati'IJes of the United State8 of America in Oongres8 08sembled, That the Post- John.L . Nightingale. master General be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to credit stoTarmstroBot (talk)r='~ the account of John L. Nightingale, postm~r at Fort Collins, Colorado, in the sum of $34,934.90, the value of funds and stamps lost in the burglary of the post office at Fort Collins, Colorado, July 24,1927. Approved, May 16, 1928. CHAP. 699. -An Act For the relief of Marion Banta. Be it enacted by the S6'I'I.ate and HO'fIIJe of Representatives of the United State8 of America in ODng1'6S8 aBstmWled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereb"y, authorized and directed to pay to Marion Banta, of Carrollton, Carroll County, Kentucky, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. the sum of $81.50, in full compensation for the amount of a check cashed and the proceeds thereof appropriated by the United Statts Government, which was given by Raid Marion Banta to guarantee the performance of a contract. Approved, May 16, 1928. MaJ' 16, 1928. [H. R. 10067 .) [PrIvate, No. 146 .) Marlon Banta. Refund to. May 17, 19'J8, OHAP. 616. -An Act Validating homestead entry of Englehard Speratad for [H.R.332.) certain public land in Alaska. [PrIvate, No. H7.] Be it enacted by the Senate and HUIJ,86 of Representati'IJe8 of the United States 01 America in Oongres8 a88emJJled, That the entry ~Dgle~ spe:t4· hereinafter desc!'ibed be, and the same is hereby, validated and the vallg: en yo, Secretary of the Interior is authorized to issue patent thereon upon the submission of satisfactory proof of complIance with the pro- visions of the Act of June 6, 1912 (Thirty-seventh Statutes, page Vol. 37, p. 12t. 123) : Homestead entry, Anchorage, Alaska, numbered 06094, made by Englehard Sperstad on January 28, 1924, for the southeast quar- ter of section 36, township 18 north, range 4 west of the Seward meridian, and in lieu of that tract the Territory of Alaska shall have the right to select equal area of public land of the character subject to selection under its school-land grant. Approved, May 17, 1928.