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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 69-696--DEC. 22, 194 [58 STAT. deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved December 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 694] December 22,1944 [H. R . 4125] [Private Law 535] Kelly Hobbs. December 22, 1944 [H. R. 4144] (Private Law 636] Brig. Gen. Louis J. Fortier. December 22, 1944 [H. R. 43051 [Private Law 537] Henry Clay Walker. AN ACT For the relief of Kelly Hobbs. 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, the sum of $3,634.19, to Kelly Hobbs, of Meridian, Mississippi, in full settle- ment of all claims against the United States for property damage and personal injuries sustained as a result of a collision between the auto- mobile in which he was riding and a United States Army truck, at the intersection of Twelfth Street and Twenty-second Avenue, Meridian, Mississippi, on August 19,1942: 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 per- son violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdeme anor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved December 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 6951 AN ACT For the relief of Brigadier General Louis J. Fortier. 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 the sum of $1,140.80 to Brigadier General Louis J. Fortier, of Camp McCain, Mississippi, in full settlement of all claims against the United States as reimbursement for the loss of personal property as a result of the Yugoslav-German campaign, when he, while serving as military attach6, was forced to leave Belgrade, Yugoslavia, on April 24,1941, without his clothing, household and other personal effects: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated m 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 con- trary 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 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 696] AN ACT For the relief of Henry Clay Walker. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 15 to 20, inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for the employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the per- formance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 1088