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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CIIS. 545 , 550, 557-DEC. 7, 9 , 13, 1944 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. ICHAPTER 550] AN ACT For the relief of Alex Wylie, and the estate of James Evans. 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 Alex Wylie, of Columbus, Georgia, $1,000, and to the administrator or executor of the estate of James Evans, of Columbus, Georgia, $3,000. The payment of such sums shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States arising out of the injury of Alex Wylie, and the injury and death of James Evans, when the truck they were driving was struck by a tank driven by Private W. J. Jenkins, Com- pany B, Seven Hundred and Sixtieth Tank Battalion, at the inter- section of the Cusseta Highway and First Division Road at Fort Benning, Georgia, on August 21, 1942: 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 9, 1944. [CHAPTER 557] AN ACT For the relief of Conrad H. Clark and Rocco Cellette. 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 Conrad H. Clark, of Cranston, Rhode Island, the sum of $500 and to pay the sum of $200 to Rocco Cellette, of Cranston, Rhode Island, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries and medical expenses and loss of wages suffered by them as a result of an automobile accident which occurred in Cranston, Rhode Island, on February 27, 1939, when the automobile in which they were riding was struck by a Government-owned Ford coach and operated by an employee of the Works Progress Administration: 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 shall be fined not exceeding $1,000. Approved December 13, 1944. 1057 December 9, 1944 [H. R. 4366] [Private Law 460] Alex Wylie. James Evans, estate. December 13, 1944 1I1.It.933) (Private Law 461] Conrad H. Clark and Rocco Cellette.