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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 36 -39--FEB. 22 , 1944 violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misde- meanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved February 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 37] AN ACT For the relief of Lafayette Gibson. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Lafayette Gibson, 451 Oakley Avenue, Columbus, Ohio, the sum of $850. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Lafayette Gibson against the United States on account of personal injuries sustained on December 6, 1941, when the automobile which he was driving on North Fourth Street, Columbus, Ohio, was struck by a United States Army truck: 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 February 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 38] AN ACT To record the lawful admission to the United States for permanent residence of Reverend Julius Paal. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Attorney General be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to record the lawful admission for permanent residence of Reverend Julius Paal, who entered the United States at New York on October 5, 1937, and that he shall, for all purposes under the immigration and naturaliza- tion laws, be deemed to have been lawfully admitted as an immigrant for permanent residence. Upon the enactment of this Act the Secre- tary of State shall direct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the Hungarian quota for the first year said Hungarian quota is available. Approved February 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 39] AN ACT For the relief of Ethel Cohen. 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 Ethel Cohen, of Chicago, Illinois, the sum of $750 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for injuries sustained by her on April 23, 1939, because of negligence of the Works Progress Adminis- tration: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this 945 February 22, 1944 [H. R. 1442] [Private Law 187] Lafayette Gibson. February 22, 1944 [H. R . 1467] [Private Law 188] Rev. Julius Paal. Quota deduction. February 22, 1944 [H. R. 1854] [Private Law 189] Ethel Cohen.