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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 73-75--FEB . 13, 14, 1942 [CHAPTER 73] February 13 1942 [S. 1771i [Private Law 269] R. V. Thurston and Joseph Hardy. Payment to. 49 Stat. 2040. Promo. [56 STAT. AN ACT For the relief of R. V. Thurston and Joseph Hardy, a partnership. 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 R. V. Thurston and Joseph Hardy, a partnership, the sum of $3,600 in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for the settlement of its war minerals relief claim (claim numbered 940, under the Act of June 30, 1936), the award of such sum to such partnership having been recom- mended on February 11, 1941, by the commissioner by whom such claim was considered and having been disallowed by the Secretary of the Interior on the ground that having previously made an award to such partnership under such Act he was technically without author- ity to make the additional award recommended by the commissioner: 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 13, 1942. [CHAPTER 74] AN ACT For the relief of Leslie Truax. 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 Leslie Truax, the sum of $1,000, in full settlement of any and all claims against the United States for injuries sustained on July 9, 1935, while a member of Battery A of the Citizens' Military Training Corps at Fort Snelling, Minnesota: 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 13, 1942. [CHAPTER 75] AN ACT For the relief of Helen Rauch and Max Rauch. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Helen Rauch and United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payments to. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Helen Rauch, of New York City, the sum of $2,132.20, and to her husband, Max Rauch, of New York City, the sum of $500, in full satisfaction of their claims against the United States for judgments 1106 February 13 1942 [8. 1778 [Private Law 270] Leslie Truax. Payment to. Prooso. February 14, 1942 [H. R. 5291] rPrivate TLaw 711