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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 751-753-DEC. 23 , 1944 Austell, Georgia, on June 10, 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 752] AN ACT For the relief of Bertha LeFrancq. 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 Bertha LeFrancq, of Milwaukie, Oregon, the sum of $4,250, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for compensation for the death of her son, Paul Edwin LeFrancq, who died as a result of personal injuries sus- tained by him when riding in a jeep owned by the United States Army and operated by Sergeant Ivan McElwaine, Cannon Company, Two Hundred and Seventy-sixth Infantry, Camp Adair, Oregon, which overturned on the Falls City-Dallas Highway on December 22, 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 an agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any con- tract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the pro- visions 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 753] AN ACT For the relief of Ollie Brashear Hearldson. 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 Ollie Brashear Hearld- son, Bowling Green, Kentucky, the sum of $5,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Ollie Brashear Hearldson against the United States on account of the death of her husband, Charles Hearldson, as a result of injuries sustained in a collision, on January 19, 1943, at the intersection of Indiana Ave- nue and Eighteenth Street, Camp Campbell, Kentucky, between the vehicle in which the said Charles Hearldson was riding and a vehicle in the service of the Army of the United States: 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 23, 1944. December 23, 1944 I[H. R . 43631 [Private Law 569] 0 llie Brashear Hlearldson. 1101 December 23, 1944 [H. R. 4333] [Private Law 568] Bertha LeFraneq.