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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 724-726-DEC. 11 , 12, 1942 [56 STAT. United States Government representatives to accord him, the said Hjalmar M. Seby, credit for increased prices of materials under the Proeo. terms of the National Recovery Act: 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 11, 1942. [CHAPTER 725] Deoember 11, 1942 AN ACT [H. B. 6714] For the relief of William H. Cogswell, Junior. [Private IAw 677] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the William H. Cog- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary weaent to. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to William H. Cogs- well, Junior, Charleston, South Carolina, the sum of $1,500. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of personal injuries sustained by the said William H. Cogswell, Junior, and his minor son, William H. Cogswell III, and damage to personal property of the said William H. Cogswell, Junior, as the result of a collision on June 21, 1939, on United States Highway Numbered 52, near Cheraw, South Caro- lina, involving an automobile owned by the said William H. Cogs- well, Junior, and a National Park Service truck operated by an Promo. enrollee of the Civilian Conservation Corps: 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 11, 1942. [CHAPTER 726] December 12,192 AN ACT [H. R. 6410] For the relief of Alex Gamble. [Private Law 678] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Alex ambe. 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 Alex Gamble, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, the sum of $3,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained when a Government vehicle, driven by John A. Taylor, an employee of the Work Projects Administration, struck Ptrorio Alex Gamble, on March 19, 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum