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994 Appropriation au- thorized for credit to Indians sustaining losses. Ante, p. 865. Secretary of Interior authorized to appro- riate designated fund& PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 273, 281, 282-JUNE 22, 26 , 1944 [58 STAT. SEc. 2. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,382.77, which shall be deposited by the Secretary of the Treasury to the official trust fund checking account of the special disbursing agent of the Rosebud Indian Agency for credit to the individual accounts of the Indians who sustained losses as a result of the embezzlement of their funds by Theodore A. Garnette: Provided, That notwithstanding any other provision of existing law the Secre- tary of the Interior or his authorized representative is hereby author- ized to appropriate any funds now or hereafter due Theodore A. Garnette by reason of his status as an Indian and to apply such funds on the indebtedness created by his embezzlement of said public and trust funds: 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 June 22, 1944. [CHAPTER 281] June 26,19 4 AN ACT [H. R. 272] For the relief of Mrs. Vola Stroud Pokluda, Jesse M. Knowles, and the estate of [Private Law 308] Lee Stroud. Mrs. Vola Stroud Pokluda. Jesse M. Knowles. Lee Stroud, estate. June 26,1944 [H. B. 1220] [Private Law 309] Guardian of Paul M. Campbel. 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 $1,000 to Mrs. Vola Stroud Pokluda; to pay the sum of $1,000 to Jesse M. Knowles; to pay the estate of Lee Stroud the sum of $4,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses, and the death of Lee Stroud sustained when the automobile in which they were riding collided with a United States Army truck, on June 15, 1941, in the vicinity of the Galveston Causeway, Galveston County, Texas: 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 June 26, 1944. [CHAPTER 282] AN ACT For the relief of the legal guardian of Paul M. Campbell, a minor. 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 the legal guardian of Paul M. Campbell, a minor, the sum of $3,500, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for personal injury, sustained by the minor as the result of an