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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., IsT SESS.- CHS. 613-616-OCT. 5, 1949 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 October 5, 1949. [CHAPTER 614] AN ACT For the relief of Cecil E. Gordon. 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 Cecil E. Gordon, of Port Angeles, Washington, the sum of $394.83 . Payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States arising out of the transportation of the household goods of the said Cecil E. Gordon, a civilian employee of the Department of War, from Fort Douglas, Utah, to Fort Worden, Washington, on June 25, 1943: 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 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 October 5, 1949. [CHAPTER 615] AN ACT To convey certain lands taken from W. W. Stewart by the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Air Force is authorized and directed to convey on behalf of the United States to the estate of W. W. Stewart for a fair value to be determined by the Secretary all the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to all that tract of land lying to the north of relocated State route 337 consisting of eight acres, more or less, which was formerly owned by the said W. W. Stewart and which is a portion of the land taken from him by Declaration of Taking Numbered 3, Civil Numbered 1717, which was filed on November 7, 1942, in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland under the title of United States against 3250 acres of land, more or less, in Prince Georges County, State of Maryland, and J. D . Hart et al. Approved October 5, 1949. [CHAPTER 616] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Elmo Sodergren. 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 the estate of Elmo Sodergren, late of Stockholm, Maine, the sum of $686.62. The pay- ment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of such 1187 October , 1949 [H. R. 3810] [Private Law 291] Cecil E. Gordon. October 5, 1949 [H. R. 3864] [Private Law 292] W. W. Stewart, es- tate. Conveyance. October 5, 1949 [H. R . 4556] [Private Law 293] Emno Sodergren, es- tate.