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[63 STAT. PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 168 -170-JUNE 2, 3, 1949 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 Andrew Ferdinand DeWitt III, of route 21, Alexandria, Louisiana, a minor, the sum of $6,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the death of his father, Andrew Ferdinand DeWitt, Junior, in an accident caused by a United States Army vehicle near the city of Alexandria, Louisiana, in the parish of Rapides, State of Louisiana, on March 15, 1941: Provided, hat 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof 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 misde- meanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved June 2, 1949. [CHAPTER 169] June 2, 1949 [H. R. 580] [Private Law 86] Bank of Kodiak, Kodiak, Alaska. AN ACT For the relief of the Bank of Kodiak, Kodiak, Alaska. 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 Bank of Kodiak, Kodiak, Alaska, the sum of $3,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for reimbursement in the loss of mutilated currency of the United States aboard the steamship Yukon on February 4, 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 per- son 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 2, 1949. [CHAPTER 170] June 3, 1949 [H. R . 1076] [Private Law 87] Jennie Olsen Ander- son. AN ACT For the relief of Jennie Olsen Anderson. 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 Jennie Olsen Anderson, of Brooklyn, New York, the sum of $5,000. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of her husband, Carl Edward Anderson, sustained as the result of an accident of an elevator on December 3, 1943, in the building at 213 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey, which was occupied by and under the control and super- vision of the Public Building Administration, Office of Dependency Benefits: Prowded,That no part of the amount appropriated in this 1108