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JPRIuly 3, Aug. 12, 1944 PRIVATE LAWS-OHS. 402 , 403 , Sept. 7, 1944 July 3, 1944 [H. R . 3739] [Private Law 369] Wesix Electric Heater Company. [CHAPTER 402] AN ACT AN ACT For the relief of the Wesix Electric Heater Company. 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, to the Wesix Electric Heater Company, San Francisco, California, the sum of $1,297.80 . Such sum represents the amount deducted during October and Novem- ber 1940 from the contract price of certain heaters furnished by the said Wesix Electric Heater Company to the Panama Canal. Such deduction was made because of delay in the performance of the con- tract, such delay being alleged by the said Wesix Electric Heater Company to have occurred because of (1) the fact that it was impos- sible for the company to comply with certain incorrect specifications of the contract until they were modified, and (2) indecisive action on the part of the Panama Canal after it was notified of this fact: 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 con- tract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the pro- visions 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 3, 1944. [CHAPTER 403] August 12, 1944 [H. R . 3125] [Private Law 370] Paul H. White. September 7, 1944 [H. R . 3695] [Private Law 371] Thomas Shea, es- tate. AN ACT For the relief of Paul H. White. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the UnitedStates 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, to Paul H. White, Frank, West Virginia, the sum of $799.65, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained by him on May 26,1942, as the result of a collision near Arbovale, West Virginia, between the car in which he was riding and a Government truck oper- ated in connection with the Civilian Conservation Corps: 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 August 12, 1944. [CHAPTER 409] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Thomas Shea, deceased. 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, to the estate of Thomas Shea, late of Cambridge, Massachusetts, the sum of $5,471.53, upon either the making of an assignment of all rights, under, or the filing of a discharge and satisfaction of, a judgment of a like sum rendered 1020 [58 STAT.