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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 119-121-FEB. 24, 25, 1942 Company, Burlington, North Carolina, the sum of $663 in full settle- ment of all claims against the United States for the balance due the said Burlington Auto Company on the purchase price of a Ford coupe, 1940 model, motor numbered 18-5611983, sold by such company on May 15, 1940, and forfeited to the United States on August 15, 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 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 24, 1942. [CHAPTER 120] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Mary E. Philpot, Sandra G. Philpot, and Mrs. R. L. Keckler. 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, (1) to the estate of Mary E. Philpot, the sum of $2,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for compensation for the death of the said Mary E. Philpot, who was killed as a result of a collision between the car in which she was riding and a Civilian Con- servation Corps truck on United States Highway Numbered 91, at or near Washington, Utah, on July 3, 1937; (2) to the guardian of Sandra G. Philpot, the sum of $6,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries received by her while riding in such car at the time of such collision; and (3) to Mrs. R. L . Keckler, of Weeping Water, Nebraska, the sum of $631, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for reim- bursement of the funeral expenses of said Mary E. Philpot paid by her: Provided, That no part of the amounts 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 such claims, 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 25, 1942. [CHAPTER 121] AN ACT For the relief of Hiram O. Lester, Grace D. Lester, and Florence E. Dawson. 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 Hiram O. Lester, of Glendale, California, the sum of $2,672.14. The payment to the said Hiram O. Lester shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for hospital, medical, and other expenses, and for damages sustained on account of the injuries received by the said Hiram O. Lester, which resulted from a collision on July 1121 Proiso. February 25, 1942 [H. R. 2724] [Private Law 304] Mary E. Philpot. Payment to estate of. Sandra G. Philpot. Payment to guard- lan. Mrs. R. L . Keckler. Payment to. Proviso February 25, 1942 [H. R. 2183] [Private Law 305] Hiram 0. Lester: Payment to.