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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 672, 675, 676-DEC. 3, 4 , 1942 injuries received as the result of being struck by an automobile being driven by a special-delivery messenger of the Baltimore post office on July 23, 1940, in front of 2564 Wilkens Avenue, Baltimore, Mary- land: 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 3, 1942. [CHAPTER 675] AN ACT For the relief of Luther Chitty and Susie Chitty. 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 Luther Chitty, Muncie, Indiana, the sum of $151.90; and to Susie Chitty, Muncie, Indiana, the sum of $2,500. The payment of such sums to be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of personal injuries and property damage sustained and expenses incurred by the said Luther Chitty and Susie Chitty when the automobile in which they were passengers was struck, on August 24, 1938, near West Salem, Wisconsin, by a truck owned by the Civilian Conservation Corps and operated by an employee of the Corps: 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 ren- dered 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 4, 1942. 1219 Provtio. December 4, 1942 [H. R. 1740] [Private Law 536] Luther Chitty and Susie Chitty. Payments to. Prmvo. [CHAPTER 676] AN ACT For the relief of Claud R. Johnston. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 15 to 20, 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 purposes", approved Sep- tember 7, 1916, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 5, secs. 767 and 770), are hereby waived in favor of Claud R. Johnston, who allegedly was permanently disabled as the result of an ankle injury received on or about November 16, 1929, while employed as a fireman at the post office at Macon, Georgia, and his claim for compensation is authorized to be considered and acted upon under the remaining provisions of such Act as amended, if he files such claim with the United States Employees' Compensation Commission not later than six months after the date of enactment of this Act: Provided, That no benefits hereunder shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, December 4, 1942. December 4, 1942 HI. R. 48011 [Private Law 537] Claud R. Johnston. Consideration of claim. 39 Stat. 746. 5 U.S.C. § 765-770.