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PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 606-608-OCT. 5, 1949 [CHAPTER 606] October 5, 1949 [H. R. 584] [Private Law 283] Mike Clipper. October 5, 1949 [H. R. 588] [Private Law 284] CoL David R. Wol- verton. AN ACT For the relief of Mike Clipper. 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 Mike Clipper, of King Cove, Alaska, the sum of $3,700, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States as reimburse- ment for loss of his boat, Dora, at Cold Bay, Alaska, on September 20-21,1942, while being towed by the BSP-138 of the Army Transport Service: 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 con- tract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the pro- visions 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 October 5, 1949. [CHAPTER 607] AN ACT For the relief of Colonel David R. Wolverton, United States Army, retired. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Colonel David R. Wolverton, United States Army, retired, is hereby relieved of any and all alleged indebtedness due the United States as stated, or on account of any transactions referred to, in Certificate of Settlement Numbered US-15292, issued by the General Accounting Office under date of July 22, 1946, plus interest, or in any other statement of account against the said Colonel Wolverton for or on account of trans- actions forming the basis of indebtedness growing out of transactions referred to in said settlement of July 22,1946. Approved October 5, 1949. [CHAPTER 608] AN ACT For the relief of Edgar Barbre. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Edar Barbre. 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 Edgar Barbre, Fields, Louisiana, the sum of $3,122.50, for damages, burial expenses, and hospital expenses, on account of the death of his minor son, Joseph Lee Barbre, resulting from an accident involv- ing an Army ambulance which occurred on September 14, 1944, on Highway Numbered 171, near Newllano, Louisiana. Such sum is in full settlement of all claims against the United States resulting from said accident: 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account 1184 [63 STAT. October 5, 1949 [H. R. 1097] [Private Law 286]