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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 317-319-JUNE 28, 1944 money hereby appropriated in excess of 10 per centum thereof for or on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, 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 28, 1944. [CHAPTER 318] AN ACT For the relief of the legal guardian of Edward Polak, 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 Edward Polak, a minor, the sum of $1,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries and medical and hospital expenses resulting from the injuries sustained by Edward Polak on October 7, 1941, when a United States Post Office mail box maintained in Cliffside Park, New Jersey, fell on him: 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 28, 1944. [CHAPTER 3191 AN ACT For the relief of Mrs. John Andrew Godwin. 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. John Andrew Godwin, of 833 Northeast 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, John Andrew Godwin, who was killed by the collision of a United States Navy station wagon with an automobile driven by him at the intersection of Northwest Seventy-eighth Street and Twenty-seventh Avenue, at Miami, Florida, on March 18, 1943: 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 28, 1944. 1001 June 28, 1944 [H. B. 3301] (Private Law 323] Guardian of Edward Polak. June 28, 1944 [H. R . 3588] [Private Law 324] Mrs. John Andrew Godwin.