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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 170-172 -MAR. 7, 1942 [CHAPTER 170] March 7, 1942 [H. R. 2908] [Private Law 328] William H. Evens. Payment to. Proplo. AN ACT For the relief of William H. Evens. 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 William H. Evens, McGregor, Minnesota, the sum of $2,500. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for losses sustained by the said William H. Evens on account of the death of his minor son, Leonard Evens, who died on April 9, 1940, as the result of injuries received when he fell into an unbarricaded excavation made by the Work Projects Adminis- tration in connection with the construction of an addition to the McGregor School, McGregor, Minnesota: 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 7, 1942. AN ACT For the relief of John J. Jenkins. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Joh Jentkins. 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 $2,000 to John J. Jenkins, of Baltimore, Maryland, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for injuries sus- tained when he was struck down by a United States mail truck at the corner of Broadway and Madison Street, Baltimore, Maryland, Provio. on February 16, 1940: 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 any agent or attorney for services rendered in con- nection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provi- sions 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 172] March 7,1942 AN ACT [H. R. 4626 For the relief of the legal guardian of Jane Hawk, a minor, and J. L . Hawk. [Private Law 330] 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, and in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States, the sum of $5,000 to the legal guardian of Jane Hawk, of Atlanta, Georgia; the sum of $5,125.70 to J. L. Hawk of Atlanta, Georgia, for personal injuries, property damages, and medical expenses 1132 [CHAPTER 171] March 7, 1942 [H. R. 4019] [Private Law 329] Guardian of Jane Hawk, and J. L. Hawk. Payments to. [56 STAT.