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2264 ProNoa. ConditiOJl. Indemnity bond. SEVENTIETH CONGRESS. SESS. II . CHs.254-256. 1929. Colorado, United Stares registered note numbered K-1111428 in the denomina.tion of $100 of the Victory Liberty loa.n 4%, _per centum convertible ~ld notes of 1922-1923, inscribed" James O. Barthole- mew," with mterest from December 15, 1922, to May 20, 1923, with- out presentation of said note, the said note ha.ving been lost or destroyed after ha.ving been assigned in blank by the registered payee and being the property of ~he Rocky Ford. National .Banki aod the Secretary of the Treasury IS hereby authorIzed a.nd dIrected to also redeem in favor of the Rocky Ford Na.tiona.l Bank, Rocky Ford, Colorado, United States coupon notes numbered F -6055335, G-1693827, and L-12363810, each of the $50 denomination, of the Victory Liberty loan 4%, per centum convertible gold notes of 1922-1923, with interest from June 15, 1922, to December 15, 1922, in the case of the first note above described, and with interest from June 15, 1922, to Ma.y 20, 1923, in the case of the last two notes above described, without presentation of said notes, said notes having been lost or destroyed, and being the property of the Rocky Ford Na.tional Bank: Provided, That the said notes shall not have been previously presented to the Treasury Department under such circumstances a.s would necessitate their redemption in fa.vor of the person, firm, or corporation presenting them: And provided further, That the Rocky Ford National Bank shall first file in the Treasury Department of the United States a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of the said notes and the unpaid interest which had accrued thereon when the principal became due and pay- able, in such form a.nd with such surety or sureties a.s may be accept- able to the Secretary of the Treasury, with condition to indemnify and sa.ve harmless the United States from any loss on a.ccount of the notes hereinbefore described. Approved, February 16, 1929. February 16, 1929. [H. R . 14572.] CHAP. 266. - An Act For the relief of William D. Ghrist. [Private, No. 384 .] • Be it enacted by the Senate and H mt8e of Represent(J;ti'IJes of the ~:i~ 2io<;~ist'in United States of .America in Oongress assembled, Tha.t the Post- ~tal acconnts of. master General is authorized and directed to credit the account of William D. Ghrist, Postmaster at Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in the sum of $2,875, being an amount charged in the postal account due to the cashing of war savings stamps in year 1924, which were found by the Treasury Department to be counterfeit and charged back to the postma.ster's account, for which a.mount the postma.ster was in no way responsible, the loss having occurred without negligence on his part. Approved, February 16, 1929. February 16, 1929. [H. R . lli039.] CHAP. 268. - An Act For the relief of Winston W. Davis. [Private, No. 385 .] . Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa:ti'IJe8 of the Willll.ton W. Davis. United States of .America in Oongress assembled That the Postmaster Credit allowed in . .' . . postal accounts of. General be, and he IS hereby, authorIzed and dIrected to credIt the account of Winston W. Davis, former postmaster at Johnstown, Pennsylva.nia, in the sum of $13,100, being an amount charged in the posta.l account due to the cashing of war-savings stamps in the year 1924, which were found by the Treasur~ Department to be counter- feit and cha.rged back to the postmaster s account, for which amount the postma.ster was in no way responsible~ the loss having occurred without negligence on his part. Approved, February 16, 1929.