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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 719, 721, 722-DEC. 10, 11 , 1942 [56 STAT. States not otherwise appropriated, to the legal guardian of Leonard Almas the sum of $4,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States by the said Leonard Ahmas for damages on account of injuries received when he was struck by an Army truck driven by a member of the National Guard on lrwaso. June 7, 1940, in Detroit, 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 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 10, 1942. ICHAPTER 721] AN ACT December 1,1942 [S. 2292] For the relief of Fred Walker, Senior; legal guardian for Fred Walker, Junior; [Private Law 573] the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Fred waler, Br., United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Paymentsto. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $627 as hereinafter provided, in full satisfaction of a judgment of the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia on January 27, 1942, in civil action numbered 7786 against Vernon E. Deus as a result of injuries sustained by Fred Walker, Junior, on June 24, 1940, while he was being detained at the guard room of the Senate Office Building: To Fred Walker, Senior, $80.50; to legal guardian for Fred Walker, Junior, $500; and to the clerk of such court as PrwiT. costs in such civil action, $46.50: Provided, That such payments shall be made only upon the said Vernon E. Deus being relieved from all liability on such judgment: Provided further, 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 such civil action, 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 11, 1942. [CHAPTER 722] December 11, 1942 AN ACT [S. 2742] For the relief of Guy E. Mish. [Private Law 574] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the auy E Mnto. United States of America in. Congress assembled, That the Postmaster General and the Comptroller General are authorized to pay to Guy E. Mish, the postmaster at Nome, Alaska, the sum of $184.40, or to credit his account in that amount, such sum representing a charge against the postmaster based upon his having employed and com- pensated, through misunderstanding, an employee, now separated from the service, as a temporary clerk instead of as a substitute clerk Prow. at the Nome post office: Provided,That no part of the amount appro- priated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid 1234