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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 746-748--DEC. 23, 1944 sum of $5,000, to Ira Cannon of Greenville, South Carolina, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses sustained as a result of being hit by a bullet fired by a soldier on guard at the Greenville, South Carolina, Army air base, on June 12, 1943: 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 23, 1944. [CHAPTER 747] AN ACT For the relief of William Weber. 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 Wil- liam Weber, Brooklyn, New York, the sum of $1,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for injuries sustained by the said William Weber, resulting from his being struck by gunshots fired by a United States Navy shore patrolman on May 12, 1943, at the intersection of West Fifty-first Street and Eighth Avenue, New York City, New York: 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 23, 1944. [CHAPTER 748] AN ACT For the relief of Robert Rowe and Mary Rowe. 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 Robert Rowe and Mary Rowe, Norfolk, Virginia, the sum of $2,700. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Robert Rowe and Mary Rowe against the United States on account of the destruction of their house, at 620 Hughart Street, Norfolk, Virginia, on August 15,1943, by a United States Navy airplane: 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 23, 1944. 1099 December 23, 1944 [H. R. 4200] [Private Law 563] William Weber. December 23, 1944 [II. R. 4212 [Private Law 564] Robert Rowe and Mary Rowe.