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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 645-647-NOV. 30 ,1942 to Irving Cowen, of Dallas, Texas, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained when auto- mobile he was driving was struck by a truck operated in connection with the Civilian Conservation Corps on March 12, 1940, in Yukon, Oklahoma: 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, November 30, 1942. [CHAPTER 646] AN ACT For the relief of Shirley Jones. 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 Shirley Jones, the sum of $894.40 in full and final settlement of any and all claims against the United States for personal injuries suffered by her when the automobile in which she was riding was struck by a Navy ambulance on June 19, 1941, at the intersection of Pacific Highway and Rosecrans Street, San Diego, California: 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, 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, November 30, 1942. [CHAPTER 647] AN ACT For the relief of Charles S. Smith. 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 Charles S. Smith, of Washington, District of Columbia, the sum of $191.67. Such sum shall be accepted in full settlement of all claims against the United States for services rendered as an employee of the Department of Agriculture from September 11, 1934, to September 25, 1934, for which he has not heretofore been compensated: 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 in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, November 30, 1942. Provio. November 30, 1942 [H. R. 6176] [Private Law 518] Shirley Jones. Payment to. PrA io. November 30, 1942 [H. R . 6380] [Private Law 619] Charles S. Smith. Payment to. Proviso.