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[56 STAT. PRIVATE LAWS-OHS. 388 -390-JUNE 6, 1942 [CHAPTER 388] June 6, 1942 [S. 1756] [Private Law 438] Franklin Benjamin McNew. Payment to. Proviso June 6, 1942 [S. 2235] [Private Law 439] Harriett Boswell. Payment to. Provso. AN ACT For the relief of Franklin Benjamin McNew. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,000 to Franklin Benjamin McNew, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for compensation for the permanent loss of sight in one of his eyes as the result of an injury sustained by him on June 1, 1937, while on an institutional assignment as an inmate of the United States penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 6, 1942. [CHAPTER 389] AN ACT For the relief of Harriett Boswell, guardian of Betty Fisher. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Harriett Boswell, of Paducah, Kentucky, guardian of Betty Fisher, the sum of $1,266.50 in full settlement of any claim of Harriett Boswell, guardian of Betty Fisher, against the United States for personal injuries caused Betty Fisher on January 21, 1937, by th& negligent operation of a truck owned by the United States Govern- ment and driven by one of the employees in the Soil Conservation Service, which was at the time using said truck: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 6, 1942. [CHAPTER 390] June 6, 1942 [s. 22511 [Private Law 440] AN ACT For the relief of Charles Brauch. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Charles Brauch. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Charles Brauch, the sun of $1,639.75, in full settlement of all his claims against the United States for damages and personal injuries suffered by him as a result of an automobile accident which occurred on the Pacific Highway, being United States Highway Numbered 99,