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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 653 -655 -DEC. 21,1944 Lt8 STAT. to Doris J. (McNeil) Doelling, his wife, the sum of $1,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal inju- ries, and medical and hospital expenses incurred by them as the result of an accident in which the automobile in which they were riding was struck by a United States Army Air Corps Autocar truck at the intersection of United States Highway Numbered 6 and Indiana State Highway Numbered 49, about six miles north of Valparaiso, Indiana, on June 27, 1941: 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 a sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved December 21, 1944. [CHAPTER 654] December 21,1944 [H. R. 3323] [Private Law 5101 Mrs William M. Watson and B. H. Price. AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. William M. Watson and R. H . Price. 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. William M. Watson, Ocoee, Tennessee, the sum of $5,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Mrs. William M. Watson against the United States on account of (1) the death of her husband, William M. Watson, (2) personal injuries sustained by her minor son, Frank Watson, and (3) to pay the sum of $440 to R. H. Price, of Ocoee, Tennessee, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for property damage sustained on November 20,1942, when a bridge, which had been allowed to remain in an unsafe condition, in the Cherokee National Forest, Polk County, Tennessee, collapsed under a truck in which they were riding: 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 21, 1944. [CHAPTER 655] AN ACT For the relief of Harry V. Hearnm. 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 ay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Harry V. Hearn, of New York City, the sum of $2,500. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses sustained as a result of being struck by a United States Army vehicle 1078 December 21,1944 [H. R . 3369] [Private Law 511] Harry V. Hearn.