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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 511 -513--JULY 20, 21 , 1942 [56 STAT. Bullitt County, Kentucky, as legal guardian for his minor sons James Ray Daley, $2,000, and Norman Franklin Daley, the sum of $500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for injuries sustained by them near the United States military reservation in Kentucky known as Fort Knox, on the 29th day of February 1940 on account and by reason of the explosion of a shell on "timer" theretofore, by the United States military forces negligently dis- charged by artillery or negligently permitted to be taken there: 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 20, 1942. Proeio. [CHAPTER 512] AN ACT For the relief of Bella Cosgrove. Be it enated 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 Bella Cosgrove, of New York City, New York, the sum of $500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained when she was alleged to have tripped on a wooden block negligently left in the street by Work Projects Administration employees on May 6, 1940, at the intersection of One Hundred and Sixth Street and Central Park West, in the city of New York: 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 conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, July 21, 1942. [CHAPTER 513] July 21, 1942 [H. R . 5496] [Private Law 490] Cecile McLaughlin. Payment to. Prao. AN ACT For the relief of Cecile McLaughlin. 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 Cecile McLaughlin, the sum of $1,500, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for injuries sustained on June 4, 1941, as the result of negligence on the part of an employee on Project Numbered 21367 of the Work Projects Administration, on Johnswood Road, Roslindale, Massachusetts: 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 luly 21, 1942 [H. R. 4355] [Private Law 489] Bella Cgrove. Payment to. Provso.