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60 STAT.] 79rH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 91, 92-MAR . 14, 1946 [CHAPTER 91] AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of War to convey certain lands situated within the Fort Douglas Military Reservation to the Shriners' Hospitals for Crippled Children. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War is authorized and directed to convey under such terms and conditions as he may prescribe to the Shriners' Hospitals for Crippled Children, a Colorado corporation, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to seven and eight thousand eight hundred and fifty-four ten-thousandths acres of land, more or less situated within the Fort Douglas Military Reservation, Utah. SEC. 2 . The lands conveyed pursuant to the provisions of the first section of this Act shall be used by the grantee as a location for a hospital for crippled children; and the deed of conveyance of such lands shall contain the express condition that if the grantee shall fail or cease to use such lands for such purposes, or shall alienate or attempt to alienate such lands, title thereto shall revert to the United States. Approved March 14, 1946. 55 March 14, 194 [S. 1535] [Public Law 324] Fort Douglas Mili- tary Reservation, Utah. Conveyance. Reversion of title. [CHAPTER 92] AN ACT March 14,1946 For the relief of the city of Memphis, Tennessee, and Memphis Park Commission. Is. 176] [Public Law 3256] 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 funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the city of Memphis, Tennessee, and the Memphis Park Commission, the sum of $45,000, in full settlement of all claims against the Gov- ernment of the United States for compensation for damages sustained by said city and its park commission on account of the destruction of the building known as the Woman's Building and its fixtures and equipment located in the fair grounds of said city by fire on January 19, 1943, occasioned by the negligence of agents and representatives of the United States Army, who, at the time, were in possession and control of said building, together with a large portion of the Mem- phis Fair Grounds and improvements thereon, for use exclusively for the purposes of a military reservation under lease thereof by the city of Memphis to the United States, wherein, in effect, the United States agreed that it would restore the leased premises to the same condition as that existing at the time of entering upon the same in the event of the damage or destruction thereof occasioned by the negligence of the lessee: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or deliv- ered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlaw- ful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person vio- lating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misde- meanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved March 14, 1946. Payment of damage claims.