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Jan. 20,1942 PRIVATE LAWS--CHS. 13, 50, 51, 5 -Feb. 7, 9,10, 1942 Appropriation au- thorized. and directed to cause to be struck, and the President is authorized to present to the said Roland Boucher a gold medal of appropriate design with suitable emblems, devices, and inscriptions to be deter- mined by the Secretary of the Treasury. SEC. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated a sum not to exceed $675 to carry, out the provisions of this Act. Approved, January 20, 1942. [CHAPTER 50] February 7, 1942 [S. 1974] [Private Law 255] Francis Howard Robinson. Reimbursement. AProvo. AN ACT For the relief of Francis Howard Robinson. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assenbled, 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 $246.20 to reimburse Francis Howard Robinson, Radioman First Class, United States Navy, for the value of personal property lost or damaged in the fire in Government quarters occupied by him at United States naval radio station, Astoria, Oregon, on September 22, 1940: 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, February 7, 1942. February 9, 1942 [H. R. 4182] [Private Law 256] Mollie S. McHanoy. Payment to. Proeo. [CHAPTER 51] AN ACT For the relief of Mollie S. McHaney. 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 directel to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mollie S. McHaney the sum of $153.55, in full settlement of her claim against the United States for funds she was required to pay by reason of a robbery of the post office at Sylvester Texas, on March 17, 1939, she being the postmaster at said time and place: 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 renderd 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 convic- tion thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, February 9, 1942. [CHAPTER 58] February 10, 1942 [H. R. 257] [Private Law 257] Edna La Blanche Gllette. Payment to. AN ACT For the relief of Edna La Blanche Gillette. 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 1100 [56 STAT.