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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 681-683-DEC. 5, 1942 excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services renderd in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any con- tract 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 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 682] AN ACT To provide compensation for Mrs. Marion Yarnott for injuries sustained by her in a collision between a United States mail truck and a car in which she was riding as a passenger on May 23, 1940, in Venice, California, and to appropriate money therefor, and for other purposes. 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 hereby is, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, to Mrs. Marion Yarnott, of Venice, California, the sum of $2,000, the same to be in full satisfaction and settlement of any claim she may have against the United States Government on account of injuries sustained to her back, spine, legs, and other portions of the body, which were sustained without any fault or wrong on her part, but suffered through the negligent and careless operation of a United States mail truck driven by one G. N . Fellows, a post-office employee in the service of the United States Government, on the streets of the city of Venice, California, on or about May 23, 1940: 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 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 683] AN ACT For the relief of B. H . Wilford. 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, the sum of $235.99, to B. H . Wilford in full payment and satisfaction for overpayments in the foregoing amount, resulting from the appli- cation of Public, Numbered 839, Seventy-sixth Congress, and Execu- tive Order Numbered 8588, dated November 7, 1940, to the ship- ment, on December 14, 1940, of his household goods and personal effects upon change of official station: 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 notwith- standing. 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 5, 1942. 1221 December 5, 1942 [H. R. 5957] [Private Law 541] Mrs. Marion Yar- nott. Payment to. Proiao December 5, 1942 [H. R . 0228] [Private Law 542] B. H . Wilford. Reimbursement for overpayments. 54 Stat. 1105. 5 U.S .C . 73c-1. 5 F. R.4448. Prociso.