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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 594, 629, 630-DEC. 15, 20, 1944 [58 STAT. [CHAPTER 594] AN ACT For the relief of Jack Stowers, B and O Store, and Cotton County Poultry and Egg Company. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the adck towers. 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 Jack Stowers, of B and 0 Store. Carter, Oklahoma, the sum of $247.45, to B and O Store, of Temple, cotton county Oklahoma, the sum of $240, and to Cotton County Poultry and Egg pany. Company, of Walters, Oklahoma, the sum of $26.74, in full satisfac- tion of their respective claims against the United States for reim- bursement of amounts erroneously collected from them by the Office of Price Administration on account of alleged violations of maximum price regulations relating to the sale of pecans: Provided, That no part of the amounts 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 these claims, 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 15, 1944. December 20, 1944 [H. R. 2874] [Private Law 490] Robert Will Starks. December 20 1944 [H. R. 3791] [Private Law 491] Charles Noah Shipp, estate. [CHAPTER 629] AN ACT For the relief of Robert Will Starks. Be it enacted by the Senate and Hotse 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 Robert Will Starks, Lewisburg, Tennessee, the sum of $1,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Robert Will Starks against the United States for personal injuries sustained on March 22, 1942, when he was severely burned while working in the laundry of the United States Penitentiary at Atlanta, Georgia: 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 December 20, 1944. [CHAPTER 6301 AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Charles Noah Shipp, deceased. 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 i the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the estate of Charles Noah Shipp, deceased, a mechanic's helper at the time of his death, the sum of $5,361, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of Charles Noah Shipp, April 2,1943, as the result of being run over by an Army tank on that date, which was being operated by a soldier in the service of the United 1070 December 1 1944 [8. 1997] [Private Law 489]