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AprR.29, 1942 PRIVATE LAWS--CHS. 268-270May 1, 1942 [CHAPTER 268] April 29,1942 [8. 2175] [Private Law 382] Bibiano L. Meer. Credit in account. May 1, 1942 [H. R . 4180] [Private Law 383] Edward Keating, Luther Burch, and John Fick. Payments to. Provso AN ACT For the relief of Bibiano L. Meer. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to allow credit in the account of or otherwise to relieve Bibiano L. Meer, collector of internal revenue, Manila, Philippine Islands, for the value of certain series 108, class C, cigar 500's internal-revenue stamps amounting to $250, which were charged to the collector of internal revenue at Manila and which for some unknown reason were not delivered to him or disappeared from his office, or for which because of an error in labeling he was not allowed credit upon their return to the Stamp Section, Accounts and Collections Unit, United States Bureau of Internal Revenue. Approved, April 29, 1942. [CHAPTER 269] AN ACT For the relief of Edward Keating and others. 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 Edward Keating, $2,953.97 for the death of his son, Jack Keating; to pay the sum of $1,215 to Luther Burch, as guardian of Dean Burch, minor; to pay the sum of $725 to John Fick, as guardian of Charles Fick, minor, all of Nelsonville, Ohio, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of Jack Keating and the injuries of Dean Burch and Charles Fick sustained when an excava- tion caused by the removal of earth by the Works Progress Admin- istration caved in on them resulting in the death and injuries on August 30, 1936, in Nelsonville, Ohio: 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attor- ney or attorneys to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, 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, May 1, 1942. [CHAPTER 270] May 1,1942 AN ACT [Private Law 3841 . [priva L44131 For the relief of Olive Z. Ressler. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Olive ZRessler. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Olive Z. Ressler, of Detroit, Michigan, the sum of $360.50. The pay- ment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages sustained by Olive Z. Ressler when injured by an employee of the Works Progress Administration while on duty on February 27, 1939; said injury being incurred while Olive 1156 [56 STAT.