SEVENTIETH CONGRESS. SESS. I . Cus. 723, 738-7~0. 1928. the bidders I,>resent, including said Lagrange Grocery Company, that if said Dldders would purchase at 10 cents per pair and divide among themselves one million pairs of wool stock:i.nas, which included. the ones which had been sold the day before as aloresaid, that the contracts of sale of said stockings on the day before would be can- celed, and said Lagrange Grocery Company accordingly took for its part of said million pairs of ~ one hundred and ten thou- sana pairs at 10 cents per pair and paid for same and fixed its sale price on said stockings based on 10 cents per pair, the said action and agreement is hereby ratified on behalf of the United States. Approved, May 23, 1928. 1861 May :H. 1928. CHAP. 738. - An Act For the relief of James K. P . Welch. [H. R .Wl.) [Private, No. I 'M.] Be it 61U1Cted by tM Senate mui HO'USe of RepresentlttWes of tM pnit~ States of A~rica in Oongres8 assembled, ~at in the a~min- kT~' !oo~~. istratIOn of the' pensIOn laws and the laws governmg the NatIOnal rected. Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, or any branch thereof, James K. P . Welch shall hereafter be held and considered to have been honorably discharged from the military service of the United States as of the date AuJt1).St 81, 1864, as a private of Company I, Fifty-ninth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantryi Civil War: Pro- ~~ack pay. etc. mded, That no back pay, bounty, pension, or a lowance shall be held to have accrued prior to the passage of this Act. Approved, May 24, 1928. May 24. 1928. CHAP. 739. - An Act For the relief of E. H . Jennings, F. L . Johanns..! and --.;,...,[H=':.,::R~'ii'IMI=20",,=.I::. Henry Blank, officers and employees of the post office at Charleston, !::SOuth [Private. No. 177.1 Carolina. Be it e-n .aeted by tM SMUJJs and B()fJ.I6 of Repr6stntatwss of the United StateIJ of Ameica in O~r68S assembled, That the Post- TarmstroBot (talk). B. c .• master General is authorized and directed to relieve E. H . Jennings1 P)~=taolallfTarmstroBot (talk)):; F. L. Johanns, and Henry Blank of the payment of the sum Of money-ordUfUDds. $2,011.03 each, to cover shortage of funds embezzled by H. H . Carter, a money-order clerk, while on duty in the Charleston Post Office, occurring on March 26, 1927. Approved, May 24, 1928. G . -.~ CHAP. 740. - An Act ranting pensions and increase of pensions to certain [H. R . 13611.] Boldiers and sailors of the Civil War and certain widows and dependent children --';[Pri~va:7te:'-.~No':".~178;;;"'.1'- of soldiers and sailors of said war. Be it enacted by the Senate and H0'U8e of Repre8entatives of tM United States of America,Jln, Oongress as8embled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pension roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws- The name of Hattie White, helpless and dependent daughter of William White, late of Company B, Seventeenth Regiment Kansas Volunteer Infantry, and pay her a pension at the rate of $20 per month. The name of Homer W. Lane helple&<! and dependent son of James M. Lane, late of \;ompany :8, Sixty-fourth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry, and pay him a pension at the rate of $20 per month. PenalOII8. PensIon8. Hattie White. Homer W. Lane.