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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 222-224 -APR . 7, 1942 [CHAPTER 222] AN ACT For the relief of Karl K. Wilkes. 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 Karl K. Wilkes, United States Commissioner, of Jackson, Tennessee, the sum of $308.35. Such sum represents the amount of fees earned by the said Karl K. Wilkes from July 10, 1940, to November 7, 1940, both dates inclusive, while acting as United States Commissioner at Jackson, Tennessee, but not paid because his term as United States Commis- sioner expired on July 9, 1940, and his appointment for another term was not effective until November 8, 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 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, April 7, 1942. [CHAPTER 223] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Charles L. Clark. 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 the estate of Charles L. Clark, deceased, of Richmond Highlands, Wash- ington, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of Charles L. Clark when, during the performance of his duties as a brakeman for the Great Northern Railroad, he was struck from the top of a moving freight car by signal wires strung across the tracks by a signal unit of the Army of the United States, in Yelm, Washington, at 9:15 o'clock post- meridian, on August 16, 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 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, April 7, 1942. 1143 April 7, 1942 [H. R. 4625] [Private Law 354] Karl K. Wilkes. Payment to. Proviso. April 7, 1942 [H. R. 5500] [Private Law 355 Charles L. Clark. Payment to estate. Proviso. [CHAPTER 224] AN ACT For the relief of A. L . Freeman. 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 $252 to A. L. Freeman, assistant postmaster, of Mangum, Oklahoma, in full settlement of all claims against the United States April 7, 1942 [H. R. 5576] [Private Law 356] A. L. Freeman. Payment to.