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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 541-543-DEC. 7, 1944 [CHAPTER 541] AN ACT For the relief of Dennis C. O'Connell. 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 Dennis C. O'Connell, Arlington, Massachusetts, the sum of $122.73. Such sum represents the amount paid by the said Dennis C. O'Connell pursuant to a judg- ment rendered against him in an action brought by one Andrew W. James to recover damages for personal injuries and property loss resulting from a collision in Boston, Massachusetts, on February 11, 1941, involving the automobile of the said Andrew W. James and a United States mail truck operated by the said Dennis C. O'Connell: 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 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 542] AN ACT For the relief of Lieutenant James H. Clark and Eleanor Clark. 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 Lieutenant James H. Clark, Carmel, California, the sum of $330, and to pay the sum of $4,000 to Eleanor Clark, of Carmel, California, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the death and burial expenses of their mother, Mrs. Esther Compton Clark, when she was killed by a Navy truck on Ocean Avenue near Casanova Street, Carmel, California, on April 7, 1944: 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 claimr and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstand- ing. 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. [CHAPTER 543] AN ACT To provide for the reimbursement of certain Navy personnel and former Navy personnel for personal property lost or damaged as the result of a fire which occurred on the naval station, Tutuila, American Samoa, on October 20, 1943. 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, such sum or sums, amounting in the aggregate not to exceed $7,812.10, 1055 December 7, 1944 [H. R . 4439] ['rivate Law 455] Dennis C. O 'Con- nell. December 7, 1944 [H. R . 4929] [Private Law 456] Lt. James H. Clark and Eleanor Clark. December 7 1944 [S. 1S41i [Private Law 4571 Navy personnel and former Navy person- nel. Reimbursement.