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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS. - CHS. 710, 711, 713-DEC. 8, 9, 1942 New York, the sum of $3,750 to her individually and $1,250 to her as general guardian of Lucille Herzog, an infant twelve years of age, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of her husband, George W. Herzog, who was killed by the collision of a United States naval plane with private plane piloted by him, near Floyd Bennett Field, New York, on December 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 con- trary 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 711] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. J. R. Bennett. 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 Mrs. J. R . Bennett, of Lonoke, Arkansas, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of her husband, J. Robert Bennett, who was shot and killed September 12, 1937, while serving as night marshal of the city of Lonoke, Arkansas, and while attempting, in the performance of his official duties, to capture bandits who had immediately prior thereto robbed the United States post office at Lonoke, Waldo, Clarendon, and Lewisville, Arkansas: 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 per- son 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 713] AN ACT For the relief of Lillian LaBauve Linney. 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 Lillian LaBauve Linney, widow of Fred C. Linney, deceased, the sum of $6,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of her husband, the said Fred C. Linney, who died September 19, 1941, as a result of injuries sustained on Septem- ber 17, 1941, when the car in which he was riding was struck by an Army truck at the intersection of College Avenue and Johnson Street in the Parish of Lafayette, State of Louisiana: 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 December 8, 1942 [H. R. 7263] [Private Law 5661 Mrs. J. R. Bennett. Payment to. Proviso. December 9 1942 IS.2317 [Private Law 5671 Lillian LaBauve Linney. Payment to. 1231 Proio.