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1196 [CHAPTER 480] July 2, 1942 [H. R . 2646] Private Law 478] L. W. Marek, Jr. Payment to. Profo. July 2, 1M2 [I. R. 45541 [Private Law 47u9 Julian B. Wiggins. Payment to estate of. R. E . Thompson. Payment to estate o. Pr0i/o. AN ACT For the relief of L. W. Marek, Junior. 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 L. W . Marek, Junior, of Cameron, Texas, the sum of $4,500, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for damages sustained by said L. W. Marek, Junior, as a result of personal injuries sustained by him, occasioned by the negligent operation of a tractor in the service of Works Progress Administration Work Project Num- bered 2485, Milan County Texas, on the 6th day of March 1936: 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 con- tract 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, July 2, 1942. [CHAPTER 481] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Julian B. Wiggins, deceased, and the estate of R. E. Thompson, deceased. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the estate of Julian B. Wiggins, deceased, the sum of $5,000, and to the estate of R. E . Thompson, deceased, the sum of $2,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for injuries sustained resulting in their death on Ocotber 7, 1940, near Greenville, South Carolina, while assisting an investigator of the Alcohol Tax Unit, Treasury Depart- ment, in the seizure and delivery to the custody of the Federal authorities of an automobile transporting non-tax-paid liquor: Pro- vided, 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 convic- tion thereof shall be fined m any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, July 2, 1942. PRIVATE LAWS--CHS. 470, 480, 481 -JULY 1, 2 , 1942 [56 STAT. 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 not- withstanding. 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, July 1, 1942.