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1152 [CHAPTER 4191 August 10,1949 8. 906] [Private Law 199] John Sewen. Quota deduncton. AN ACT For the relief of John Sewen. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the admin- istration of the immigration and naturalization laws John Sewen (also known as John Seven), formerly of Williams County, North Dakota, who was admitted to the United States on is temporary visa, shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence as of the date of his last entry into the United States, upon the payment by him of the required head tax and visa fee. SEo. 2 . The Secretary of State is authorized and directed to instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one iiumber from the nonpreference category of the proper immigration quota. Approved August 10, 1949. [CHAPTER 429] August 15, 1949 [H. R. 10751 [Private Law 200] Harry C. Metts. August If, 19 [Pivate Law 2m] Jrophare Preir, estate. AN ACT For the relief of Harry C. Metta. 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 $2,500 to Harry C. Metts, of Summerville, South Carolina, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, medical and hospital expenses, and loss of earnings sustained as a result of an accident involvin a United States Army vehicle near Summerville, South Carolina, on September 15, 1941: Proided,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 August 15, 1949. [CHAPTER 430] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Josephine Pereira. Be it enacted by the Senate and Bouse of Representao , ofthe United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 418 , 419, 429, 430-AUG. 10 , 15, 1949 [63 STAT. the lawful admission for permanent residence of Margita Kofler, who entered the United States at New York, September 21, 1946, and that she shall, for all purposes under the immigration and naturalization laws, be deemed to have been lawfully admitted as an immigrant for permanent residence, upon the payment by her of the visa fee and head tax. Upon the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State shall direct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the Yugoslav quota for the first year said Yugoslav quota is available. Approved August 10, 1949. Quota deduction.