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56 STAT.] 77rH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 158, 168 , 169-MAR . 6, 7 , 1942 and directed to allow credit in the accounts of Joseph Simon, former disbursing officer Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation, in the sum of $1,871.52 and is further authorized and directed to allow credit in the accounts of R. D. Lewis, also a former disbursing officer of the Federal Surplus Commodities Corporation, in the sum of $5.51 representing amounts disallowed in the accounts of the said Joseph Simon and R. D. Lewis because of payments made to corporations and individuals who are now nonexistent or from whom collections have not been made: Provided, That no part of the amounts so cred- ited shall be charged against any individual other than the payee. Approved, March 6, 1942. [CHAPTER 168] AN ACT For the relief of Catherine Ward. 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 Catherine Ward, of Lowell, Massachusetts, the sum of $100. Such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the injury sustained by the said Catherine Ward as the result of a fall on the steps of the post-office building at Newark, New Jersey, on February 21, 1932: 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 7, 1942. [CHAPTER 169] AN ACT For the relief of William H. Dugdale and wife. 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 $2,500 each to William H. Dugdale and his wife, Ellen Dug- dale, of Springfield, Ohio, in full satisfaction of their claims against the United States for injuries and damages received by them on October 30, 1930, caused by being struck by a car driven by Lindo Meyer, an employee of the United States at the airport at Patterson Field, Fairfield, Ohio: Provided,That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 that the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary nowithstanding. 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 7, 1942. 1131 Proviso. March 7, 1942 [H. R. 794] [Private Law 326] Catherine Ward. Payment to. Proiao. March 7 1942 1l. R. 18471 [Private Law 3271 William H. Dug- dale and Ellen Dug- dale. Payments to.