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1041 58 STAT.] 78TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 494-497-NOV. 29, 1944 the Army-Navy staff college at the Alachua Army Air Field, Gaines- ville, Florida, on October 27, 1943: 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 notwith- standing. 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 November 29, 1944. [CHAPTER 495] AN ACT For the relief of Luella F. Stewart. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to credit the account of Luella F. Stewart, former postmaster at Bottineau, North Dakota, in the sum of $1,153.30, the amount due the United States on account of loss of post office funds resulting from the failure of the Bottineau County Bank, Bottineau, North Dakota, which closed September 27, 1923. Approved November 29, 1944. [CHAPTER 496] AN ACT For the relief of the Square D Company. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General of the United States be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to settle and adjust the claim of the Square D Company for payment for certain electrical supplies which were delivered by the said company to the War Department, construction quartermaster, Borinquen Field, Puerto Rico, on or about April 1, 1941, upon the failure of a Government contractor to make delivery thereof, and to allow in full and final settlement of the claim the sum of not to exceed $8,276.82. There is hereby appropriated the sum of $8,276.82, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the payment of said claim: 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 November 29, 1944. [CHAPTER 497] AN ACT For the relief of C. C . Thornton. 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 C. C. Thornton, of Walnut, Mississippi, the sum of $2,000, in full satisfaction of his November 29, 1944 [S. 1717] [Private Law 420] Lue!la F. Stewart November 29, 1944 [S. 1763] [Private Law 421] Square D Com- pany. November 29, 1944 [S. 1766] [Private Law 422] C. C. Thornton.