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1112 June 9, 1949 [H. R. 1062] [Private Law 94] Lorrayne E. Graus. June 10, 1949 [H. R. 1497] [Private Law 95] PRIVATE LAWS--CHS. 179, 186,188-JUNE 7, 9 , 10 , 1949 [63 STAT. 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 mis- demeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved June 7, 1949. [CHAPTER 186] AN ACT For the relief of Lorrayne E. Graus. 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 Lorrayne E. Graus, of 1128 West Twenty-eighth Street, Los Angeles, California, the sum of $750, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and other expenses, and losses sustained by her as a result of a Navy ambulance striking the automobile in which she was riding at the intersection of Thirtieth Street and Figueroa Street in the city of Los Angeles, California, on December 23, 1943: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 to exceed $1,000. Approved June 9, 1949. [CHAPTER 188] AN ACT For the relief of Ralph A. Wood. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Ralph A. Wood. 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 Ralph A. Wood, sub- stitute carrier in the United States post office at Oakland, California, the sum of $681.33. Such sum represents the amount for which the said Ralph A. Wood was held liable to the United States on account of the loss on October 7, 1942, of a registered letter placed in his custody and containing currency and coin in the amount of $681.33, which loss occurred while the said Ralph A. Wood was rendering first aid to a wounded man on Seventh Street, Oakland, California. Such sum shall be paid only on condition that the said Ralph A. Wood shall use such sum, or such part thereof as may be necessary, to make full reimbursement to the Fidelity and Casualty Company of New York for the amount which such company, as surety on the bond of the said Ralph A. Wood, was required to pay to the United States on account of such loss: 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