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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS. - CHS. 513, 514, 517, 518-JULY 21, 22, 1942 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 514] AN ACT For the relief of Edward P. Reilly. 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 Edward P. Reilly, of Saint Louis, Missouri, the sum of $1,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages sustained by the said Edward P. Reilly as the result of personal injuries received on May 11, 1939, when struck by a United States mail truck numbered 11789 in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri: 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 21, 1942. 1201 July 21, 1942 [H. R. 6077] [Private Law 491] Edward P. Reilly. Payment to. Proso. [CHAPTER 517] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Charles 0. DeFord. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the limitations of time in sections 15 to 20, both inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other pur- poses", approved September 7, 1916 as amended, are hereby waived in favor of Mrs. Charles O. DeFord, of Norfolk, Virginla, and the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is authorized, under the remaining provisions of said Act, to receive and consider the claim for the death of her husband, Charles O. DeFord, who was alleged to have been injured on July 29, 1937, in the Navy Yard, Norfolk, Virginia, when he fell while working on the United States ship Blue, and died on November 15, 1937, from said injuries: Provided,That claim hereunder shall be filed within six months from the date of the approval of this Act: Provided further, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, July 22, 1942. [CHAPTER 518] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Jessie A. Beechwood. 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 $1,000 to Mrs. Jessie A. Beechwood, of Hamilton, Montana, in full satisfaction of her claim against the United States on account of the death of her July 22, 1942 [H. R . 3173] [Private Law 492] Mrs. Charles 0. De Ford. Consideration of claim. 39 Stat. 746. 5U.S. C . f 765-770. Prowvs. July 22,1942 [H. R. 5317] [Private Law 4931 Mrs. Jessie A. Beech- wood. Payment to.