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5{3 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 753-755-DEC. 17, 1942 injuries sustained by her on June 21, 1941, when the automobile in which she was a passenger was struck by a United States Army truck: 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 con- tract 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. [CHAPTER 754] AN ACT For the relief of Thomas W. Dowd. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Thomas W. Dowd, Revere, Massachusetts, the sum of $3,833. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Thomas W. Dowd against the United States on account of personal injuries sustained by him on July 21, 1941, when the automobile in which he was a passenger was in collision on United States Highway Num- bered 1, at Saugus, Massachusetts, with a truck in the service 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 17, 1942. [CHAPTER 755] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Ada F. Ogle. 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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mrs. Ada F. Ogle, of Burlington, Vermont, the sum of $100. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the destruction of personal property owned by the said Mrs. Ada F. Ogle in Jericho, Vermont. Such loss occurred during the week of April 7 to 15, 1941, when the farmhouse which contained such personal property was broken into at a time when access thereto was prevented by an order of the United States Army closing the road to such farmhouse because of military activity in the vicinity: 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 con- tract 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. 1243 December 17, 1942 [H. R . 6863] [Private Law 594] Thomas W. Dowd. Payment to. Proiso. December 17, 1942 [II. R .6 8 92.1] [Private Law 595] Mrs. Ada F. Ogle. Payment to.