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June 0, 1942 PRIVATE LAWS--CHS. 464, 465 , 6 -- July 1, 1942 June 30, 1942 [H. R. 2424] [Private Law 473] Clarence J. Mete- yer. Payment to. Lester W. Engels and Dorothy B. En- gels. Payment to. [CHAPTER 464] AN ACT For the relief of Clarence J. Meteyer, Lester W. Engels, and Dorothy B. Engels. 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 Clarence J. Meteyer, of Rochester, New York, the sum of $3,000, and to Lester W. Engels and his wife Dorothy B. Engels, of Roches- ter, New York, jointly, the sum of $2,500, in full settlement of all of their claims against the Government of the United States for prop- erty loss sustained by them as the result of an explosion and fire caused by agents of the Works Progress Administration engaged in resurfacing Falmouth Street, in the town of Greece, Monroe County, New York, December 23, 1937: 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 30, 1942. [CHAPTER 465] June 30, 1942 [H R. 5454] [Private Law 474] AN ACT For the relief of David Caron. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the David Caron. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to David Caron, of Hoquiam, Washington, the sum of $2,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for injuries received December 18, 1940, when struck by a motorcycle operated by a member of the military police, the accident occurring on United States High- Proito. way Numbered 99, at Fort Lewis, Washington: 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 30, 1942. [CHAPTER 468] July 1, 1942 [H. R . 5854] [Private Law 476] Madeleine Ham- mett and others. Payments to. AN ACT For the relief of Madeleine Hammett, Olive Hammett, Walter Young, the estate of Laura O'Malley Young, deceased, and the legal guardian of Laura Elizabeth Young. 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 Madeleine Hammett, of Natchez, Mississippi, the sum of $5,000; to 1194 [56 STAT.