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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 748-750-DEC. 17, 1942 ered 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 of the amount appro- priated 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 any sum not exceeding $1,000, Approved, December 17, 1942. [CHAPTER 749] AN ACT For the relief of I. Arthur Kramer. 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 I. Arthur Kramer, of Hempstead, Long Island, New York, the sum of $1,500 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries and expenses, and the further sum of $3,000 to said I. Arthur Kramer, father of Georgene Kramer (a minor), in full settlement of all claims against the United States by reason of the death of said Georgene Kramer, growing out of the crash of a United States military airplane at Jerusalem and Florence Avenues, Hempstead, Long Island, New York, on September 2, 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 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 17, 1942. [CHAPTER 750] AN ACT For the relief of Jane A. Thornton. 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 Jane A. Thornton, of Lexington, Ohio, the sum of $1,000, said sum being in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, resulting from a collision on March 31, 1939, when the truck in which she was riding was struck by a vehicle of the Soil Conservation Service near Wellington, Ohio: 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 17, 1942. 65714-3- --r . II ---10 1241 December 17, 1942 [H. R. 6489] [Private Law 589] I. Arthur Kramer. Payment to. PrEoo. December 17, 1942 H!L.R . 682O] [Private Law 5901 Jane A. Thornton. Payment to. PraWu.