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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 75, 78, 79--FEB . 14, 16 , 1942 obtained against the Director General of Railroads as the result of personal injuries received by Helen Rauch on May 11, 1919, when a passenger on the Hudson and Manhattan Railroad which was being operated by the Director General of Railroads, acting for the United States: 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 con- tract 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 14, 1942. [CHAPTER 78] AN ACT For the relief of Carmella Ridgewell. 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 Carmella Ridgewell, of Providence, Rhode Island, the sum of $1,200.50, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for damages for personal injuries, medical expenses, and property damage sustained by her when the car which she was driving was struck by a truck owned by the United States Government and operated by G. Kazmirchuk, an employee of the National Youth Administration, at Campton, New Hampshire, on July 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, February 16, 1942. [CHAPTER 79] AN ACT For the relief of the Portland Sportwear Manufacturing Company. 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 is authorized and directed to release the Portland Sportwear Manufacturing Company, of Port- land, Oregon, from its obligation to pay all excess costs resulting from the purchase in the open market of certain coats on account of the failure of such company to perform contract numbered W-669-qm- CIV-462 after its bid, dated November 23, 1940, had been accepted. SEC. 2 . The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to such Portland Sportwear Manufacturing Company a sum equal to the total sum of any amounts paid by it in payment of such excess costs. Approved, February 16, 1942. 1107 Pr7o. February 16, 1942 [8. 806] [Private Law 272] Carmella Ridgewell. Payment to. Proa o. February 16 1942 [S. 1523] [Private Law 273] Portland Sportwear Manufacturing Co. Release of obliga- tion. Payment to.