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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 708-710-DEC. 8, 1942 [CHAPTER 7081 December 8, 192 [H. R . 3398] [Private Law 663] Gerhard R. Fisher. Payment to. Prodsa AN ACT For the relief of Gerhard R. Fisher. 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 Gerhard R. Fisher, of Palo Alto, California, the sum of $950, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for loss of equip- ment aboard the United States dirigible Macon which crashed at sea on February 12, 1935: 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 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 8, 1942. [CHAPTER 709] December 8, 1942 [H. R. 4953] [Private Law 564] Fmlm Lassila and others. Payments to. December 8 1942 [H. R. 5449] [Private Law 565] Mrs. Cecile Herzog. Payments to. AN ACT For the relief of Emil Lassila, Martha Lassila, Ellen Huhta, and Sylvia Huhta. 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 Emil Lassila, of Chassell, Michigan, the sum of $361.25; to the legal guardian of Martha Lassila, of Chassell, Michigan, the sum of $1,000; to the legal guardian of Ella Huhta, of Chassell, Michigan, the sum of $1,600; and to the legal guardian of Sylvia Huhta, of Chassell, Michigan, the sum of $557.85, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for property damage and personal injuries suffered by them when a vehicle in which they were riding, owned and oper- ated by Emil Lassila, was struck by a truck owned by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey on September 23, 1939, on United States trunk line numbered 41, between the village of Houghton, Michigan, and the village of Chassell, Michigan: 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 8, 1942. [CHAPTER 710] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Cecile Herzog and Lucille Herzog (an infant). 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 to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mrs. Cecile Herzog, of 535 North Second Street, New Hyde Park, Long Island, 1230 [56 STAT.