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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG., 2D SESS. -CHS. 132, 133, 136, 137-MAR . 24, 28, 1944 basis of monthly pay of $175 in the event that at the time of death any such decedent was serving without compensation. Any compen- sation for death received by any such dependent under any other workmen's compensation law shall be credited against any compen- sation which such dependent may receive by reason of this Act. No right to benefits shall accrue under this Act unless a written claim for compensation is filed under such Act of September 7, 1916, as amended, within one year from the date of enactment of this Act. Approved March 24, 1944. [CHAPTER 133] AN ACT For the relief of Clinton A. Clauson. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled That the Comp- troller General is authorized and directed to allow credit in the account of Clinton A. Clauson, collector of internal revenue for the district of Maine, in the sum of $417, representing the value of certain 1944 motor-vehicle use tax stamps which have been lost by fire by his office. Approved March 24, 1944. 971 March 24, 1944 [H. R. 3701] [Private Law 2521 Clinton A. Clauson. [CHAPTER 136] AN ACT For the relief of Clarence Waverly Morgan. 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, the sum of $4,000, to Clarence Waverly Morgan, of Rollins Fork, Vir- ginia, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for property damage, personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses, and loss of wages sustained by him as the result of a collision on February 7, 1942, at the intersection of Constitution Avenue and Delaware Avenue, in Washington, District of Columbia, between a United States Army truck and an automobile driven by Clarence Waverly Morgan: Provided That no part of the amount appropri- ated 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 28, 1944. March 28,1944 [H. R. 2212] [Private Law 253] Clarence Waverly Morgan. [CHAPTER 137] AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. Marie Geiler. 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, the sum of $5,000 to Mrs. Marie Geiler, of New York City, New York, in full settlement of all claims against the United States as compensation for the death of her husband, William Geiler, who March 28, 1944 [H. R . 2743] [Private Law 254] Mrs. Marie Geler.