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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG. , 2 D SESS.-CHS. 391394--JULY 1, 1944 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 July 1, 1944. [CHAPTER 392] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of William Sandlass. 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 William Sandlass the amount, not in excess of $6,278.72, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for actual expense to such estate of moving certain buildings owned by it from the right-of-way required by the Government in connection with the widening of the road leading to the military reservation at Sandy Hook, New Jersey: 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 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 July 1, 1944. [CHAPTER 393] AN ACT Confirming the claim of the heirs of Monroe Johnson, deceased, to certain lands in the State of Mississippi, county of Adams. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to section 47, township 7 north, range 1 west, in Adams County, Mississippi, con- sisting of approximately sixty-two acres, be, and the same is hereby, granted, released, relinquished, and conveyed in fee simple by the United States of America to the heirs of Monroe Johnson, deceased, as such heirs may be determined according to the laws of descent and distribution of the State of Mississippi; said land being the same land conveyed by homestead entry numbered 34838 of Monroe Johnson, deceased, late of Washington, Mississippi. Approved July 1, 1944. [CHAPTER 394] AN ACT For the relief of Mr. and Mrs. John Cushman. 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, the sum of $3,177.60 to Mr. and Mrs. John Cushman, of Windsor, Aiken County, South Carolina, in full settlement of all claims against the United States as compensation for the death of their son, James E. Cushman, who July 1, 1944 [H. R . 4074] [Private Law 362] William Sandlass, estate. July 1, 1944 [H. R . 4095] [Private Law 363] Heirs of Monroe Johnson. Conveyance. July 1, 1944 [H. R . 4197] [Private Law 3641 Mr. and Mrs. John Cushman. 1017