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58 STAT.] 78rH CONG., 2D SESS.- CHS. 108-110-MAR . 20, 1944 for the period May 12, 1942, to June 30, 1942, during which period he mistakenly considered himself as postmaster, on leave on account of illness, when, in fact, his tenure as postmaster had expired on May 12, 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 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 March 20, 1944. [CHAPTER 109] AN ACT For the relief of Adelard Demers. 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 Adelard Demers, Lowell, Massachusetts, the sum of $572. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Adelard Demers against the United States on account of personal injuries sustained on January 6, 1942, in Lowell, Massachusetts, when the automobile which he was operating was involved in a collision with 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 March 20, 1944. [CHAPTER 110] AN ACT For the relief of H. G. Tooley. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections 15 to 20, inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for the employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved Sep- tember 7, 1916, as amended (U. S. C., 1934 edition, title 5, secs. 767 and 770), are hereby waived in favor of H. G. Tooley, of Greer, South Carolina, who is alleged to have sustained injuries on May 12, 1942, at Columbia Air Base, Columbia, South Carolina, while employed as foreman in the camp of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Soil Conservation Service, at Saluda, South Carolina, and his claim for compensation is authorized to be considered and acted upon under the remaining provisions of such Act, as amended and supplemented by the Act of February 15, 1934, if he files such claim with the United States Employees' Compensation Commission not later than sixty days after the date of enactment of this Act. SE. 2 . The monthly compensation which the said H. G . Tooley may be entitled to receive by reason of the enactment of this Act shall commence on the first day of the month during which this Act is enacted. Approved March 20, 1944. March 20, 1944 IH. R . 2875] [Private Law 234] Adelard Demers. March 20. 1944 [UI. R . 2880) (Private Law 236] H. 0 . Tooley. 39 Stat. 746 . 5U.S. C. § 765-770. 963