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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 490-492-JULY 7 , 1942 [56 STAT. 1198 Proieo. [CHAPTER 491] AN ACT For the relief of Joseph Soulek. 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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $4,050, to Joseph Soulek, of Omaha, Nebraska, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for damages for personal injuries and property damage sustained by him when an automobile in the service of the Works Progress Administration ran into another automobile, causing such other automobile to strike said Joseph Soulek, in Omaha, Nebraska, on February 2, 1939: Provided, That the above sum shall be accepted in full release of the judgment held against Arthur L. Dunn: Provided further, 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, July 7, 1942. [CHAPTER 492] July 7, 1942 [H. R . 58461 [Private Law 4841 Alvira Manfredi. Payment to. Departmentof Hos- itals, New York, N.Y. Payment to. Proviso. AN ACT For the relief of Alvira Manfredi. 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 Alvira Manfredi, of 22 James Street, New York, New York, the sum of $2,893 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained by her on January 15, 1941, at the intersection of Kent and Lafayette Avenues, in the Borough of Brooklyn, city of New York, by reason of her being struck by a motor vehicle in the service of the Post Office Department and to the Depart- ment of Hospitals, city of New York, the sum of $107, in full settle- ment of its claim for medical and surgical service rendered Alvira Manfredi: 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, July 7, 1942. tained in a collision with an Army truck on November 20, 1940, in Louisville, Kentucky: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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, July 7. 1942. July 7, 1942 [H. R. 439] [Private Law 483] Joseph Soulek. Payment to. ProWros.