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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS. -CHS. 67, 68, 70-FEB. 10, 11, 1942 services rendered to the Indians of Alaska from June 5, 1929, to January 8, 1935: 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 10, 1942. 1105 Proviso. [CHAPTER 68] AN ACT February 10 1942 For the relief of Willard R. Centerwall, formerly superintendent and special dis- [8. 2011] bursing agent at the Tongue River Indian Agency. [Private Law 267] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to allow credit in the official accounts of Willard R. Centerwall, for- merly superintendent and special disbursing agent at the Tongue River Indian Agency, for disallowances in the amounts of $26.82 and $11.53 under certificates of settlement of accounts by the General Accounting Office Numbered G-108840-Ind and H-5451-Ind dated December 1, 1938, and June 5, 1940, respectively. SEC. 2 . The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to refund out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated any payments made by the said Willard R. Centerwall on account of the disallowances in question. Approved, February 10, 1942. [CHAPTER 70] Willard R. Center- wall. Credit in accounts. Refund. AN ACT February 11, 1942 For relief of the accounts of Lieutenant Colonel Joseph M. Kelly, United States [H. R. 57011 property and disbursing officer for Kentucky. [Private Law 268] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to allow credit to the accounts of Lieutenant Colonel Joseph M. Kelly, United States property and disbursing officer for Kentucky, in the sum of $966, which sum represents checks drawn by said Joseph M. Kelly, as property and disbursing officer for the Kentucky National Guard, in the years from January 28, 1936, to June 1, 1937; and which sums were paid by said Joseph M. Kelly on properly presented vouchers, bearing sworn affidavits of Captain Frederick M. Warren, for the services of Herman H. Reed as a member and employee of the National Guard of Kentucky; said vouchers having been a continuance of services of employment of said Herman H. Reed following the regime of Brigadier General Henry H. Denhardt (deceased) as United States property and dis- bursing officer; and which payments were first approved when made, and after the death of said Henry H. Denhardt were ordered reopened on February 8, 1940, and disallowed by the Comptroller General. The accounts of Henry H. Denhardt were relieved and allowed credit for by Private Law Numbered 29, approved April 11, 1941, of all sums on vouchers paid to Herman H. Reed for services of employment prior to January 27, 1936. Approved, February 11, 1942. Lt. Col. Joseph M. Kelly. Credit In accounts. 55 stat. 890 .