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1140 Quota deduction. July 14, 1949 [H. R. 682] [Private Law 167] Guardian of Elliott Hewitt. July 15, 1949 [H. R. 991 [Private Law 1681 Victor R. Browning and Co., In. PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 334, 337, 339-JULY 14,15,1949 [63 STAT. be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of November 14, 1946, the date on which he last entered the United States as a temporary visitor. SEc. 2 . Upon the enactment of this Act the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the quota for Chinese persons of the first year that such quota number is available. Approved July 14, 1949. [CHAPTER 337] AN ACT For the relief of the legal guardian of Elliott Hewitt. 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 legal guardian of Elliott Hewitt, of Peabody, Massachusetts, the sum of $1,500, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries incurred by the said Elliott Hewitt, and for medical and hospital expenses resulting therefrom, as a result of being burned from a fire carelessly and negligently left unguarded by employees of the Works Progress Administration in February 1940, on sidewalk project on Lynn Street, Peabody, Massachusetts: Pro- vided, 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 July 14, 1949. [CHAPTER 339] AN ACT For the relief of Victor R. Browning and Company, Incorporated. 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, the sum of $15,10, to Victor R. Browning and Company, Incorporated, of Willoughby, Ohio, in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States under contract numbered NOY-3461, entered into by Victor R. Browning and Company, Incorporated, with the United States Government through the Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks of the Navy Department, contracting for and providing for the construction of crane equipment for deylery to the Navy Yard at Charleston, South Carolina, which was withheld from payments otherwise due the Victor R. Browning and Company, Incorporated, under contract numbered NOY-13698: 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 shallbe unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating theprovisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon onviction thereof shall be fined in a sam not exceedingtJly , . - Approved July 15, 1949.