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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 686-688-DEC. 5 , 1942 Highway Numbered 101, approximately ten miles northwest of Santa Monica, California: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 serv- ices 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 mis- demeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, December 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 687] AN ACT For the relief of Mildred G. Gordon. 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 Mildred G. Gordon, of Oakland, California, the widow of John Gordon, late chief gun- ner, retired, United States Navy, the sum of $2,106.50. Such sum represents the amount expended for medicines, hospital expenses, and funeral expenses of said John Gordon, plus an amount equal to six months' pay at the rate received by the said John Gordon at the time of his death. The said Mildred G. Gordon is equitably entitled to such sums by reason of the fact the said John Gordon was errone- ously ordered to inactive duty: 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 688] AN ACT For the relief of David E. Clark. December 5, 1942 [H. R. 6721] [Private Law 546] Mildred G. Gordon. Payment to. Proviso. December 5, 1942 [II. R . 7149] [Private Law 547] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary id of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to David E. Clark, Wrens, Georgia, the sum of $3,713.50. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States by the said David E. Clark for damages as a result of personal injuries received by him on March 2, 1942, when he was shot while working on his farm by soldiers passing in a motor convoy: Provided, That Provso 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. 1223 Proviso. . Clark. tto.