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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 538-540- -DEC. 7 , 1944 [58 STAT. [CHAPTER 538] AN ACT December 7, 1A A [H. R. 37531 For the relief of the legal guardian of Virginia McMillan, a minor, and Howard [Private Law 452] McMillan. Guardian of Vir- ginia McMillan. Howard McMillan. December 7, 1944 [H. R. 4024] [Private Law 453] Mrs. Victoria Cor- mier. Detmber 7,1944 [H. R . 4226] [Private Law 454] Guardian of Wl-. liam L. Owen. 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 legal guardian of Virginia McMillan, a minor, the sum of $3,500; and to pay the sum of $83.50 to Howard McMillan, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses, and property damage sustained as the result of a collision with a Civilian Conservation Corps truck at Emmett, Idaho, on September 16, 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 with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any per- son 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 December 7, 1944. [CHAPTER 539] AN ACT For the relief of Victoria Cormier. 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 Mrs. Victoria Cormier, Charlestown, Maryland, the sum of $250, in full payment of all claims against the United States for injuries sustained, and expenses in con- nection therewith, as a result of an accident on July 3, 1943, near Charlestown, Maryland, when Navy station wagon numbered 6963 collided with an automobile in which she was riding. Approved December 7, 1944. [CHAPTER 540] AN ACT For the relief of the legal guardian of William L. Owen, a minor. 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, the sum of $5,000, to the legal guardian of William L. Owen, a minor, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for prop- erty damage, personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses sus- tained as the result of his being hit by a United States Army vehicle on May 1, 1943, near Nashville, Tennessee: 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 December 7, 1944. 1054