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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 732-734-DEC. 23 , 1944 [CHAPTER 732] AN ACT For the relief of Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian Eger. 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 Mrs. Sebastian Eger, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, the sum of $1,000 and to Sebastian Eger, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, the sum of $612.85, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries and property damage sustained when the car in which they were riding was struck by a United States Army ambulance on February 27, 1940, near Clarksburg, Maryland: Pro- vided, 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 23, 1944. 1093 December 23, 1944 [H. R. 976] [Private Law 548] Mrs. Sebastian Eger. Sebastian Eger. [CHAPTER 733] AN ACT For the relief of G. H. Garner. 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 empowered to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to G. H . Garner the sum of $1,750, in full settlement of his claim against the United States for the loss of the sight of one eye; the said G. H. Garner having lost sight in one eye by reason of an injury in an automobile accident on November 10, 1941, while riding in the car of C. E. Bedsole; the Bedsole car being hit by a War Department truck and the said injuries being sustained in the resultant collision; the accident occur- ring on Madison Avenue at its intersection with the Wetumpka High- way, Montgomery, Alabama: 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 misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved December 23, 1944. [CHAPTER 734] AN ACT For the relief of Christine Mangrum, Luster Mangrum, and Nathan Mangrum. 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 Christine Mangrum, of Fairview, Tennessee, the sum of $2,000, and to Luster Mangrum, of Fairview, Tennessee, the sum of $4,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal 93650°- 45 -PT . II- --11 December 23, 1944 [H. R . 1963] [Private Law 549] G. H. Garner. December 23, 1944 [H. R. 2005] [Private Law 550] Christine Man- grum, Luster Man- grum, and Nathan Mangrum.