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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 568-570-DEC. 13,1944 [CHAPTER 568] AN ACT For the relief of Doctor E. S . Axtell. December 13, 1944 [8. 1942] [Private Law 472] Dr. E. S. Axtell. [CHAPTER 569] Decemberl 13944 AN ACT [8 . 19581 For the relief of Fire District Numbered 1 of the town of Colchester, Vermont. [Private Law 473] Colchester,Vt., Fire District No. 1. December 13, 1944 [S. 19601 [Private Law 474] Clifford E. Long and Laura C. Long. 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 Fire District Numbered 1 of the town of Colchester, Vermont, the sum of $10,562.07, in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for reimbursement of expenses incurred by it in repairing damage to a sewer line, such damage having been caused by the negligence of Army authorities in the installation of such sewer line: 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 13, 1944. [CHAPTER 570] AN ACT For the relief of Clifford E. Long and Laura C. Long. 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 Clifford E. Long and Laura C. Long, both of San Diego, California, the sum of $2,316.32. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Clifford E. Long and Laura C. Long against the United States for damages sustained on account of the death of their daughter, Kathleen Mae Long, on or about August 18, 1943, as the result of injuries received when a United States Army airplane in the 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 Doctor E. S. Axtell, of Rantoul, Illinois, the sum of $398, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for compensation for services rendered the United States Engineer Office, Louisville, Kentucky, in conducting physical examinations of prospective civilian employees of the United States, such claim having been disallowed by the Comptroller Gen- eral on the ground that payment for such examinations was not authorized by law: Provided,That no part of the amount appropri- ated 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 serv- ices 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 mis- demeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined m any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved December 13, 1944. [58 STAT.