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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS.- CHS. 726, 727, 733-D -EC. 12, 14, 1942 of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, 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. SEC. 2 . Payment shall not be made under this Act until the above-named claimant has released his claim against the said John A. Taylor, in a manner satisfactory to the Secretary of the Treasury. Approved, December 12, 1942. [CHAPTER 727] AN ACT For the relief of Charles E. Salmons. 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 Charles E. Salmons, of Sedalia, Missouri, the sum of $3,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of his wife, Nadine Salmons, as a result of a collision between the auto- mobile in which she was riding and a United States Army Air Corps tractor on Highway Numbered 50, near Tipton, Missouri, on August 10, 1941: 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 12, 1942. [CHAPTER 733] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Orion Knox, deceased. 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, of. out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the estate of Orion Knox, deceased, the sum of $6,300, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages arising from the death of Orion Knox, who died as the result of injuries sustained when the car he was operating was struck by a Government truck operated by a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps on Janu- ary 13, 1941: 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 ren- dered 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 14, 1942. December 12, 1942 [8. 2196] [Private Law 579] Charles E. Salmons. Payment to. Praoiio. 1 I 1237 Condition. December 14, 1942 [li. . 4923 [Private Law H80 Orion Knox. Payment to estte