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1103 58STAT.] 78TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 756-758-DEC. 23, 1944 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses, and property damage sustained as the result of the car which John McLaughlin, Junior, was driving being struck by a United States Army truck in Paterson, New Jersey, on November 17, 1942: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 7571 AN ACT For the relief of William H. Crompton. 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 to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to William H. Crompton, of 1427 Southwest Third Street, Miami, Florida, the sum of $4,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for injuries received when he was struck by a stray bullet fired from a Navy plane near Hollywood, Florida, on February 7, 1943: 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. [CHAPTER 758] AN ACT For the relief of M. Grace Murphy, administratrix of the estate of John II. Murphy. 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, to M. Grace Murphy, Boston, Massachusetts, administratrix of the estate of John H. Murphy, deceased, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $4,964.75, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for expenses incurred by the said John H. Murphy, deceased, in connection with the sale to the Government of Poland of certain surplus war materials: 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 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 23, 1944. December 23, 1944 [H. R . 4481] [Private Law 573] William H. Cromp- ton. December 23. 1944 [11 .. 4562] [Private Law 574] John H. Murphy, estate.