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PRIVATE L A W 25—MAY 11, 1951

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of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Addie Dean Garner Scott, the widow of Buford Scott, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for compensation for the death of her husband, Buford Scott, as a result of an accident involving a United States Army vehicle, on December 11, 1943, about ten miles west of Cookeville, Putnam County, Tennessee, on United States Highway 70, North: 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 11, 1951.

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For the relief of Bernard F. Elmers.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Bernard F. Elmers. 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 Bernard F. Elmers, Pleasant Plains, New York, the sum of $2,500, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for securities and property lost while in possession of military authorities on July 8, 1947, when he was assaulted and robbed while employed as a civilian employee of the Army Exchange Service, to wit, a junior auditor, serving with the Army in Germany: 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 11, 1951.

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„, For the relief of Marcelle Lecomte.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, in the administration of the immigration and naturalization laws, Marcelle Lecomt« shall be held to have physically resided continuously in the United States for a period of one year following her entry for permanent residence on December 16, 1945. Approved May 11, 1951.