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946 [CHAPTER 40] February 22, 1944 [H. R . 1934] [Private Law 190] Mrs. Donald B. Johnston. February 22, 1944 [H. R. 2639] [Private Law 191] William M. Tucker and NeldaM. Tucker. AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Donald B. Johnston. 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 Mrs. Donald B. Johnston, of 300 Southeast First Avenue, Miami, Florida, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of her husband, Donald B. Johnston, who was killed by the collision of a United States Army plane with an Eastern Air Lines plane piloted by him at the Thirty-sixth Street Airport, at Miami, Florida, on September 22, 1942: 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 February 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 41] AN ACT For the relief of William M. Tucker and Nelda M. Tucker. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Amnerica in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $3,000, to William M. Tucker and Nelda M. Tucker, for prop- erty damage incurred by them, and the sum of $500 to Nelda M. Tucker, for the death of her mother, Mrs. Mary K. Engler, as result of explosion of a gas pipe which led into their home, caused by work on a Work Projects Administration project, located in the vicinity of their home on March 31, 1942: 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 February 22, 1944. PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 39-41- -FEB . 22 , 1944 [58 STAT. Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, with- hold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwith- standing. And 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.