Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 63 Part 1.djvu/1194

This page needs to be proofread.


1158 [CHAPTER 456] August 17, 1949 [H. R. 2925] [Private Law 215] Ida Hoheisel. August 17,1949 [H. R. 691] [Private Law 216] Lawrence Fontenot. August 17, 1949 (H. R. 10551 [Private Law 217] Agnese B. Mundy. AN ACT For the relief of Ida Hoheisel, executrix of the estate of John Hoheisel. 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 Ida Hoheisel, executrix of the estate of John Hoheisel, late of Menasha, Wisconsin. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of John Hoheisel, which resulted from an accident involving a United States Army vehicle in Menasha, Wisconsin, on September 6, 1944: 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 August 17, 1949. [CHAPTER 458] AN ACT For the relief of Lawrence Fontenot. 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 Lawrence Fontenot, Oberlin, Louisiana, the sum of $500. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Lawrence Fontenot against the United States for property damage caused to his rice crop as a result of the destruction on May 25, 1943 of a partially constructed irrigation flume across the Oberlin-Oakdale Road in Allen Parish, Louisiana, by a United States Army truck, which was part of a con- voy of Army vehicles: 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 serv- ices 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 August 17, 1949. [CHAPTER 459] AN ACT For the relief of Agnese R. Mundy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Agnese R. Mundy, postmaster at Rockmart, Georgia, is relieved of all liability PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 455, 456, 458, 459-AUG. 17, 1949 [63 STAT. 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 August 17, 1949.