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PRIVATE LAW 19—MAY 7, 1951

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in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Lloyd F. Stewart (Army serial number 2858798), of Linton, North Dakota, the sum of $44.83, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for refund of amounts deducted from his Army pay during World W a r I for application to the purchase of a $50 Third Liberty Loan Bond: 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 May 5, 1951.

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AN ACT May 5, 1951 [S. 464]

For the relief of Willard Cheek and Louise Cheek.

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 Willard Cheek, and the sum of $2,500 to Louise Cheek, both of Melville, Louisiana, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the death of their father, Charlie Cheek, and burial expenses incurred, as a result of an accident involving an Army airplane which occurred at Barksdale Field, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, on September 10, 1941, when said Army airplane crashed into a truck in which the said Charlie Cheek was working: Provided, That no part of the amounts appropriated 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 these claims, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating any of 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 May 5, 1951.

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Willard and Louiue Cheek.

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AN ACT For the relief of James McGillic and Blossom McGillic.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwithstanding any statute of limitation or lapse of time or any provision of law to the contrary, suits may be instituted within one year after the date of enactment of this Act by James McGillic. of Fargo, North Dakota, and Blossom McGillic, of Mandan, North Dakota, upon their claims against the United States for damages to their land and buildings, and to their crops, purporting to have resulted from the construction and maintenance of a dike by the Soil Conservation Service of the Department of Agriculture around such Service's nursery, which adjoins the land of the said James McGillic and

May 7, 1951 [S. 451]

James and Blossom McGillic.