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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 145 -147-MAR . 5 , 1942 Proviso. March 5, 1942 [H. R . 5545] [Private Law 319] H. Earle Russell. Payment to. Proviso. March 5, 1942 [H. R. 5865] [Private Law 320] Builders Specialities Company. Payment to. Pranoo. of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said G. F. Brown against the United States on account of injuries sustained by him as a result of being struck on April 27, 1939, at Dyer, Tennessee, by a vehicle in the service of the Civilian Conservation Corps: Pro- vided, 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 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 146] AN ACT For the relief of H. Earle Russell 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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to H. Earle Russell, American Consul General at Casablanca, Morocco, the sum of $320.86 in full settlement of all claims against the United States. Such sum represents the amount paid the United States by the said H. Earle Russell to cover the cost of the shipment from Johannesburg, Union of South Africa, to the District of Columbia in November 1939, of the household effects of a Foreign Service officer. Credit for the payment of the charges for such shipment was withheld in the accounts of the said H. Earle Russell, at that time American Consul General at Johannesburg, because, through no fault on his part, such shipment was made on a vessel other than a vessel registered under the laws of 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 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 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 147] AN ACT For the relief of Builders Specialities Company. 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 sum of $100 to Builders Specialities Company, 526 Forrest Road Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of mistake in bid for furnishing mate- rial to the Department of Justice Federal correctional institution, Tallahassee, Florida, under contract dated September 22, 1939, and purchase order Numbered 40-298: 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. 1128 [56 STAT.