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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS. -CHS. 115-117-MAY 14, 1949 [CHAPTER 115] AN ACT For the relief of Ralph Martin Elzingre, also known as Ralph Seawell. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the pur- poses of the immigration and naturalization laws, the alien Ralph Martin Elzingre, also known as Ralph Seawell, of Mill Valley, Marin County, California, shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted at San Pedro, California, on May 2, 1945, to the United States for permanent residence, upon payment of the visa fee and head tax. SEC. 2. Upon the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall authorize the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the nonpreference category of the first available quota for nationals of the Philippine Islands. Approved May 14, 1949. May 14, 1949 [H. R. 1876] [Private Law 53] Ralph Martin El- zingre also known as Ralph Seawell. Quota deduction. [CHAPTER 116] AN ACT For the relief of Edward L. Barreras. 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 Edward L. Barreras, Canoga Park, California, the sum of $6,100. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Edward L. Barreras against the United States on account of personal injuries received by him on March 3, 1944, as a result of a collision between the car in which he was riding and a United States Army vehicle at the intersection of Manchester and Avalon Streets, Los Angeles, Cali- fornia: 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 May 14, 1949. May 14, 1949 [H. R. 1983] [Private Law 54] Edward L. Bar. reras. [CHAPTER 1171 AN ACT For the relief of Marie E. Wright. 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 Marie E. Wright, of Gibson, North Carolina, the sum of $4,528.83. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of injuries to person and property and future medical expenses sustained by her when the United States Army vehicle in which she was a passenger was struck by another United States Army vehicle at Berlin, Germany, on March 19, 1946: 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, 1095 May 14, 1949 [H. R. aa11] [Private Law 551 Marie E. Wright.