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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 34-36-FEB . 22, 1944 to be due against the United States in favor of the said Pacific Dry Dock and Repair Company, upon the same principles and measures of liability and damage as in like cases between private parties and with the same rights of appeal: Provided,That such notice of the suit shall be given to the Attorney General of the United States as may be provided by order of the said court, and it shall be the duty of the Attorney General to cause the United States attorney in said district to appear and defend for the United States: Provided fur- ther, That said suit shall be brought and commenced within six months of the date of the passage of this Act. SEC. 2 . The Attorney General of the United States is authorized to arbitrate, compromise, or settle any claim on which a suit at law would lie under provisions of this Act, and for which a suit at law has actually been filed. au n SEC. 3 . There is authorized to be appropriated such sum as may be necessary to pay the amount of any judgment rendered by said court or of any amount fixed by arbitration, compromise, or stipulation in respect to settlement, of the claim upon which this Act has authorized suit. Approved February 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 35] AN ACT For the relief of George M. Louie. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstand- ing any provision of the immigration laws the temporary admission to the United States of George M. Louie is hereby declared a record of permanent admission as of the date he last temporarily entered continental United States, to wit, October 13, 1938. Approved February 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 36] AN ACT For the relief of Dan Crotts. 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 Dan Crotts, of near Alma, Crawford County, Arkansas, the sum of $2,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of his son, Paul Crotts, who died from the result of injuries sustained when struck by a truck owned and operated by the National Youth Administration, which striking occurred on September 26, 1941, on United States Highway Numbered 64, near the Vine Prairie School, approximately two miles west of Mulberry, Crawford County, Arkansas, and which said death was caused by the negligent operation of the driver of the truck above-mentioned in that said driver at the time of the injuries aforesaid was driving said truck without keeping a proper lookout and at a high, dangerous, and unlawful rate of speed, and on that part of the highway, which was then and there legally posted as a school zone: 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 person Appropriation thorized. February 22, 1944 [H. R. 850] [Private Law 185] George M. Louie. February 22, 1944 [H. R. 1311] [Private Law 1861 Dan Crotts. [58 STAT.