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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 751-753-DEC. 17, 1942 [CHAPTER 751] December 17, 1942 [H. R. 6569] [Private Law 591] William M. Miller. Payment to. Proio. December 17, 1942 [H. R . 6695] [Private Law 592] Mrs. Esther Mann. Payment to. December 17, 1942 [H. R . 6749] [Private Law 593] Mrs. Bessie Scha- kett. Payment to. AN ACT For the relief of William M. Miller. 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, the sum of $250, to William M. Miller, of Townley, Alabama, in full satisfac- tion of all claims against the Government of the United States on account of personal injuries and property damage suffered by him on November 12, 1941, when the automobile in which he was riding was struck by a Work Projects Administration truck operated by Talmadge Townley at the intersection of Bankhead Highway at Townley, Walker County, Alabama: 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 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 17, 1942. [CHAPTER 752] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Esther Mann. 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. Esther Mann, of Milford, Massachusetts, the sum of $6,358.10, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries suffered and medical and other expenses incurred by Mrs. Esther Mann, and for the death of her husband, Mack Mann, who died about three hours after being struck by a United States Army scout car USAW-602787, traveling south on Route 128, at the inter- section of Route 109, at the Westwood-Dedham line, in Massachu- setts, on August 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 rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary nothwithstanding. 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 753] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Bessie Schakett. 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. Bessie Schakett, of Columbus, Ohio, the sum of $650. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Mrs. Bessie Schakett against the United States on account of personal 1242 [56 STAT.