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56 STAT.] 77TH cONG, 2D SESS.-CHS. 276, 278, 279-MAY 2, 1942 drowned during Army maneuvers on May 20, 1941, at which time his land was being used by the United States Army troops: 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 con- trary 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 2, 1942. [CHAPTER 278] AN ACT Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Treasury to reimburse Carrol D. Ward for the losses sustained by him by reason of the negligence of an employee of the Civilian Conservation Corps. 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 Carrol D. Ward, of Albany, Oregon, the sum of $2,500, in full satis- faction of his claim against the United States for personal injuries sustained on March 2, 1934, on the Pacific Highway, between Albany and Corvallis, Oregon, when the automobile in which said Carrol D. Ward was riding was struck and turned over by a motortruck owned by the United States and driven by Carl Nelson, an employee of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Reedsport, Oregon: 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, May 2, 1942. [CHAPTER 279] AN ACT For the relief of the Phoenix Construction Associates, a partnership. 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 Phoenix Construction Associates, a partnership, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for property damage to the steam derrick lighter Bull, on or about March 2, 1939, while engaged in connection with the Works Progress Administration project of demolishing old pier 64, North River, New York Harbor, New York: 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, May 2, 1942. May 2, 1942 [H. R. 2192] [Private Law 390] Carrol D. Ward. Payment to. Proviso. May 2, 1942 [11. R . 4981] [Private Law 191] Phoenix Construc- tion Associates. Payment to. Proviso. 1159 Proviso.