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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 292, 293, 302 -MAY 6, 11, 1942 [56 STAT. [CHAPTER 292] AN ACT For the relief of George C. Dewey. May 6,1942 [H. R . 1154] [Private Law 400] George C. Dewey. Payment to. [CHAPTER 293] May 6,1942 [H. R . 3767] [Private Law 401] Frank Sheppard. Payment to. May 11,1942 [8. 18991 [Private Law 402] Lawrence Brizen- dine. Payment to. PifM. AN ACT For the relief of Frank Sheppard. 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 Frank Sheppard, of Lewisburg, West Virginia, the sum of $300, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages sustained by the said Frank Sheppard, on account of personal injuries suffered by him on August 24, 1939, when, while sitting on the front porch of his home at the town of Lewisburg, West Virginia, he was struck by a heavy stone thrown by a blast set off by employees of the Work Projects Administration. Approved, May 6, 1942. [CHAPTER 302] AN ACT For the relief of Lawrence Brizendine. 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 Lawrence Brizendine, of Bend, Oregon, the sum of $2,060 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for reimbursement of accrued medical expenses and for compensation for personal injuries sustained by him as the result of being struck by a United States Forest Service truck, operated by a Civilian Conservation Corps enrollee, near Bend, Oregon, on January 7, 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 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 George C. Dewey, of Wilmington, California, the sum of $5,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of personal injuries received by the said George C. Dewey when he was struck by a motor vehicle in the service of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Depart- ment of Labor, on November 22, 1937, near Anaheim, Orange County, California: 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 6, 1942.