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PRIVATE LAWS--HS. 89-91-FEB. 18,1942 sum or sums, amounting in the aggregate not to exceed $1,136.66, as may be required by the Secretary of the Navy to reimburse, under such regulations as he may prescribe, Captain Peter A. McDonald, United States Marine Corps, for the value of personal property lost or damaged in the hurricane and flood at Parris Island, South Caro- lina, on August 11-12, 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 18, 1942. [CHAPTER 90] AN ACT For the relief of Solomon Brown. 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 Solomon Brown, Walterboro, South Carolina, the sum of $50 per month in a sum not to exceed $1,000. Such sums shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States arising out of the permanent disability sustained by the said Solomon Brown due to the amputation of his right hand necessitated by several injuries to such hand received on October 22, 1932, while the said Solomon Brown was at work in the laundry of the United States Penitentiary at Atlanta, Georgia: Provided, That no 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 18, 1942. [CHAPTER 91] February 18, 1942 [H. R . 3225] [Private Law 285] Dale L. Barthel and others. Payments to. AN ACT For the relief of Dale L. Barthel and others. 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, the sums of $32 to Dale L. Barthel, of Shawneetown, Illinois; $2.50 to Peter M. Buckley, of Shawneetown, Illinois; $72.60 to Ben J. Hunter, of Mount Vernon, Illinois; $225.40 to Ruel R. Jackson, of Washing- ton, District of Columbia; $3 to Fred L. Logsdon, of Shawneetown, Illinois; $110 to Fred M. Morlan, of Shawneetown, Illinois; $99.20 to Thomas J. Pendergast, of Shawneetown, Illinois; and $100.20 to H. E. Shattuck, of Shawneetown, Illinois, in full settlement of their respective claims against the United States for the loss of their pri- vately owned articles of personal property as a result of a fire that occurred on April 12, 1939, in the field office of a Works Progress Administration project located in Shawneetown, Illinois, in which 1112 Proiso. February 18, 1942 [H. R. 5984] [Private Law 284] Solomon Brown. Payments to. Prviso. [56 STAT.