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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 661 -663 -DEC. 2 , 1942 of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized and directed to receive and consider, if filed within six months after the approval of this Act, the claim of Wilson N. Yost, rural free delivery 3, Wolfe City, Texas, for disability alleged to have been incurred by him prior to January 13, 1938, while an enrollee of the Civilian Conservation Corps, and to determine said claim upon its merits: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the enactment of this Act. Approved, December 2, 1942. [CHAPTER 662] AN ACT 1215 39 Stat. 746. 5 U. S .C. §§ 75-770. Proiso. December 2, 1942 To grant the status of quota immigrants to Mr. William B. Fawkner and his wife, [H. R . 5059] Mrs. Ida Fawkner. [Private Law 528] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the admin- istration of the immigration and naturalization laws the Attorney General be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to record the lawful admission for permanent residence of Mr. William B. Fawkner and his wife Mrs. Ida Fawkner as of October 28, 1925, the date on which they entered the United States, if they are found to be otherwise admissible under the provisions of the immigration laws, other than those relating to quotas. Upon the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the quota for Great Britain and one number from the quota for Australia when such quota numbers become available. Approved, December 2, 1942. [CHAPTER 663] AN A(T Mr. William B. Fawkner and Mrs. Ida Fawkner. Admission for per- manent residence. Quota deductions. December 2, 1942 For the relief of the Home Insurance Company and the American Insurance [IT. R. s6sl] Company. 'PrivateLaw 529] 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, to the Home Insurance Company the sum of $297.42, and to the American Insurance Com- pany the sum of $3,544.25. The payment of such sums shall be in full settlement of all claims of said companies against the United States by reason of their being required, by the terms of policies issued to Frank Hall, New Paris, Ohio, to pay such sums to the said Frank Hall upon the destruction by fire, on or about February 18, 1939, of real and chattel property belonging to him. Such fire resulted from the actions of an agent or agents of the Soil Conser- vation Service, United States Department of Agriculture: 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, December 2, 1942. Homne Insuranllce ('rompalny annd Anler- iean Insurance Coul- pany. Payments to.