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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 354-356-JUNE 5, 1942 Jne 5, 1942 [H. B. 488] [Private Law 410] Kathryn 0. Sween- ey and others. Payments to. Prori [CHAPTER 354] AN ACT For the relief of Kathryn 0. Sweeney 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 Kathryn 0. Sweeney, the sum of $2,000; to Nancy Lee Sweeney, the sum of $1,500; and to Alex H. Sweeney, the sum of $100, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States on account of personal injuries and medical expenses sustained on February 28, 1937, when the automobile in which they were riding was struck by a truck operated in connection with the National Park Service, Department of the Interior, in Park Ridge, Illinois: 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, June 5, 1942. [CHAPTER 355] June 5,1942 [H. R . 1162] [Private Law 411] Henry Martin Coff- man. Acceptance of final homestead proof. AN ACT Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to accept the final homestead proof sub- mitted by Henry Martin Coffman. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to accept the final homestead proof submitted by Henry Martin Coffman in connection with his homestead entry, Spokane 017440, for eighty acres of land within the Yakima Irrigation Project in the State of Washington and thereafter to issue patent upon submission of satisfactory final reclamation proof and payment of the usual charges due at that time. Approved, June 5, 1942 [CHAPTER 356] AN ACT For the relief of Lillian Last. 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 Lillian Last, of New York City, New York, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States by the said Lillian Last on account of the death of her husband, Ben Last, resulting from injuries sustained when he was struck by a Government auto- mobile on April 7, 1939, near Accotink, Virginia, said truck being operated by an employee of the National Park Service of the Depart- ment of the Interior: 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 or received by any agent or attorney on account of 1168 June 5, 1942 [H. R. 17361 [Private Law 412] Lillian Last. Payment to. [56 STAT.