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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS.-CHS. 459-461-AUG. 17, 1949 to refund to the United States the sum of $679.25. Such sum repre- sents a shortage in the account of the said postmaster caused by the theft of postal notes and stamps on May 21, 1947. The Comptroller General is authorized and directed to credit the account of said post- master in the sum of $679.25. The sureties of the said postmaster are released from any liability to refund to the United States the whole or any part of such sum of $679.25. SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Agnese R. Mundy an amount equal to any sum refunded to the United States by the said Agnese R. Mundy as a result of the shortage in her accounts as postmaster at Rockmart, Georgia, caused by the theft of postal notes and stamps on May 21, 1947. Approved August 17, 1949. [CHAPTER 460] AN ACT For the relief of Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Yakima, Washington, and others. 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 Saint Elizabeth Hos- pital, Yakima, Washington, the sum of $1,085.50; Hopkins Mortuary, Toppenish, Washington, $8; Doctor Guy Marcy, Seattle, Washington, $250; Doctor Thomas Angland, Yakima, Washington, $100. Emily Pursell, Yakima, Washington, $15; and Brown's Pharmacy, Toppen- ish, Washington, $1.52; a total of $1,460.02. The payment of such sums shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said claimants against the United States for reimbursement for hospital and other services rendered pursuant to authorization by the Yakima Indian Agency to James Whitebull, a Canadian Indian: Provided,That no part of any sum 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 the claim satisfied by the payment of such sum, 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. 1159 August 17949 [H. B. 1619] [Private Law 218] Saint Elizabeth Hospital, Yakima, Wash., and others. [CHAPTER 461] AN ACT For the relief of James B. DeHart. 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 James B. DeHart, Tapoco, North Carolina, park warden in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Twenty-mile District), the sum of $2,002.95. Such sum shall be reimbursable for the loss of various items of personal property owned by the said James B. DeHart and destroyed on May 26, 1946, when the Twenty-mile warden station occupied by him was destroyed by fire originating from an electrical appliance: 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 August 17,1949 I[. R. 31391 [Private Law 219] James B. DeHart.