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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 773-775--DEC. 18 , 1942 out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $5,000 to L. H. Miller, of Idlewild, North Carolina, in full satis- faction of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained by him on October 17, 1941, while assisting agents of the Treasury Department, Alcohol Tax Division, raid an illicit distillery in Pine Swamp Township, Ashe County, North Carolina: 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 18, 1942. [CHAPTER 774] AN ACT For the relief of J. M. Jesse. 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 J. M. Jesse, Argonne, Wisconsin, the sum of $1,631. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States arising out of the destruction on July 15, 1940, of real and chattel property owned by the said J. M. Jesse by a fire which resulted from the actions of an agent or agents of the Work Projects Administration (Project Numbered 10487): Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 18, 1942. [CHAPTER 775] AN ACT For the relief of Maude Leach. 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 Maude Leach, of Portland, Oregon, the sum of $2,500. The pay- ment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained by her on or about September 9, 1940, in Portland, Oregon, when she sustained personal injuries by falling as she entered the south doorway of the old United States Post Office, in Portland, Oregon, from the Morrison Street entrance: 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 Prf/* December 18, 1942 [H. R . 6780] [Private Law 606] J. M. Jesse. Payment to. December 18, 1942 [H. R . 6873) [Private Law 607] Maude Leach. Payment to. [56 STAT.