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1103 63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 150, 156, 157-MAY 27,31 , 1949 west boundary of United States survey 1581 to a point from which corner numbered 1 of United States survey 1581 bears south one hundred and eighty and fifty-seven one-hundredths feet- thence west one hundred and forty feet; thence north one hundred and ninety feet; thence east thirty-eight and six-tenths feet to the point of beginning, containing sixty-one one-hundredths acre. SEc. 2 . The patent issued under this Act shall contain a reservation to the United States of all mineral deposits in said lands and the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the same under applicable laws and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior. Approved May 27, 1949. [CHAPTER 156] AN ACT For the relief of Jeptha R. Macfarlane. 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 is directed to pay, out of any money not otherwise appropriated, to Jeptha R. Macfarlane, formerly a lieutenant in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy, the sum of $420. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of Jeptha R. Macfarlane against the United States for per diem alleged to have been due while he was on temporary additional duty at New York, New York, from September 9, 1944, to May 23, 1945. Provision for payment of this per diem was omitted from orders issued to him on September 8, 1944, because of clerical error in the writing thereof: 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 31, 1949. May 31 1949 [H. R.1e3] [Private Law 74] Jeptha R. Macar- lane. [CHAPTER 157] AN ACT For the relief of John P. Reilly. May 31, 1949 (H. R. 68s] [Private Law 751 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Jobn P.Reilly. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated to John P. Reilly, Revere, Massachusetts, the sum of $2,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses, and loss in salary sustained when claimant was injured at or near the Boardman Street Bridge, East Boston, Massachusetts, when workmen employed by the United States Navy negligently allowed steel rods to drop from the bridge to the railroad tracks beneath, upon which the claimant was operating a railroad motorcar on April 1,1944: Provided,That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in ex- cess 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 con- trary 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 31, 1949.