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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 783-785-DEC. 19, 1942 [CHAPTER 783] AN ACT For the relief of William E. Averitt. 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 William E. Averitt, the sum of $1,800. The payment of this sum shall be in full settlement of the claim of William E. Averitt against the United States for personal injury to William E. Averitt, resulting in the loss of an eye, when the automobile in which William E. Averitt was riding was struck by a Civilian Conservation Corps truck assigned to Civilian Conservation camp numbered 342070 near Mor- ganton, North Carolina, on April 17, 1939: 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 19, 1942. [CHAPTER 784] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Mrs. H . L . Smith, 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, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the estate of Mrs. H . L. Smith, deceased, of Port Tampa City, Florida, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of Mrs. H. L . Smith sustained as a result of a collision between the car in which she was driving and a United States Army truck near the city of Tampa, Florida, on October 28, 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 19, 1942. [CHAPTER 785]N ACT AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Ching Shee (Ching Toy Wun). Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the admin- istration of the immigration and naturalization laws the Attorney General be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to record the lawful admission into the United States for permanent residence of Mrs. Ching Shee (Ching Toy Wun) as of December 24, 1939, the date on which she entered the United States, provided she is other- wise admissible under the immigration laws other than those relating to inadmissibility because of racial ineligibility. Approved, December 19, 1942. 1251 December 19, 1942 [H. R. 63701 [Private Law 615] Mrs. Ching Shee (Ching Toy Wun). Admission for per- manent residence. December 19, 1942 [H. R. 5812] [Private Law 613] William E. Averitt. Payment to. Proyiso. December 19, 1942 [H. R. 60951 [Private Law 614] Mrs. H. L. Smith. Payment to estate. Proeio.