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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 80-82-FEB. 16, 1942 [CHAPTER 80] AN ACT February 16, 1942 [H. R. 23721 [Private Law 274] Paul E. Cook. Payment to. Proeiso. [CHAPTER 81] AN ACT February 16, 1942 [H. . 5164] For the relief of Arthur W. Jorgenson, and the legal guardian of Robert R. [Private Law 275] Jorgenson, a minor. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Arthur W. Jorgen- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary son and guardian of Robert R. Jorgenson. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money Payments to. in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Arthur W. Jorgenson, Columbus, Wisconsin, the sum of $500, and the sum of $1,663 to the legal guardian of Robert R. Jorgenson, a minor, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for expenses and personal injuries sustained by Robert R. Jorgenson, a minor, on March 25, 1941, when an electric-light post fell on him. Such post had been placed in a leaning position against the wall of a public-school build- ing in Columbus, Wisconsin, by National Youth Administration workers engaged in a Federal building project on the school grounds: Proviso. 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 pro- visions 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. February 16, 1942 [H. R. 3118] [Private Law 276] State Compensation Insurance Fund of California. Payment to. [CHAPTER 82] AN ACT For the relief of the State Compensation Insurance Fund of California 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 be2 and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money m the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the For the relief of Paul E. Cook. 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 Paul E. Cook, of Lincoln, Nebraska, the sum of $2,533.33, in full settlement of all claims against the United States, which sum repre- sents lost salary, attorneys' fees, costs, and witness fees incurred and accrued between March 25, 1937, and April 25, 1938, during which time he was suspended from the United States Postal Service, having been falsely charged with forging and uttering a postal money order: 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 16, 1942. [56 STAT.