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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 131 -133 -MAR . 4 , 1942 March 4, 1942 [H. R. 2718] [Private Law 309] Jean N. Burton and Laura Jones. Payments to. Proviso. 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, March 4, 1942. [CHAPTER 132] AN ACT For the relief of Jean N. Burton and Laura Jones. 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 Jean N. Burton, of Omaha, Nebraska, the sum of $1,000, and to Laura Jones, of Omaha, Nebraska, the sum of $200. The payment of such sums shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the personal injuries received by the said Jean N. Burton, for property damage to her automobile, and for personal injuries received by the said Laura Jones, when such automobile was struck, on the Dodge Street Highway, approximately sixteen miles west of Omaha, Nebraska, on May 22, 1936, by a truck driven by a Works Progress Administration worker: 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 notwith- standing. 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, March 4, 1942. [CHAPTER 133] March 4,1942 [H1.It. 30321 [Private Law 310] J. 0. Fox. Payment to. Prowo. AN ACT For the relief of J. G. Fox. 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 J. G. Fox, of Ravenswood, West Virginia, the sum of $800. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said J. G . Fox against the United States for the loss by erosion of certain land owned by him in Jackson County, West Virginia, and situated on the Ohio River, the erosion being due to the construction of a dam in the Ohio River just below Ravenswood, West Virginia, and the dredging of the bed of the river on the West Virginia side: 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, March 4, 1942. 1124 [56 STAT.