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1104 May 31, 1949 [H. R. 1037] [Private Law 76] Samuel Ensler and Louis Puccinelli. June 1, 1949 [H. R. 2089] [Private Law 77] William Price. June 1, 1949 [H. R. 2268] [Private Law 78] Forest L. Weather- ly. PRIVATE LAWS--CHS. 1 58- 1 6 0-Jay 31' 1949 June 1, 1949 [CHAPTER 158] AN ACT For the relief of Samuel Ensler and Louis Puccinelli. [63 STAT. 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 Samuel Ensler and Louis Puccinelli, jointly, of San Francisco, California, the sum of $2,500. Such sum represents reimbursement for the loss sustained by the said Samuel Ensler and Louis Puccinelli on account of the for- feiture to the United States of a bond conditioned upon the delivery in court of one William H. Hutcheson. By reason of the nonappear- ance of the said William H. Hutcheson, such bond was declared for- feited in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and the amount was paid by the said Samuel Ensler and Louis Puccinelli on November 25, 1946. The said William H. Hutcheson was apprehended within a very short time after such pay- ment through the efforts of the said Samuel Ensler and Louis Puc- cinelli; and on October 21, 1947, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California vacated such forfeiture: 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. [CHAPTER 159] AN ACT For the relief of William Price. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to credit the accounts of William Price, of River Edge, New Jersey, in the sum of $3,280.18, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for services rendered as acting postmaster at River Edge, New Jersey from October 1, 1945, to August 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 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 1, 1949. [CHAPTER 160] AN ACT For the relief of Forest L. Weatherly. Be it encted 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 i the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Forest L. Weatherly,