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PUBLIC LAW 232—OCT. 30, 1951

65 STAT.]

Commissioners for the State of North Dakota: I. A. Acker / s / I. A. Acker Einar H. Dahl / s / Einar H. Dahl J.J.Walsh /s/ J.J.Walsh Commissioners for the State of Wyoming: L. C. Bishop / s / L. C. Bishop Earl T. Bower / s / Earl T. Bower J. Harold Cash / s / J. Harold Cash Ben F. Cochrane / s / Ben F. Cochrane Ernest J. Goppert / s / Ernest J. Goppert Richard L. Greene / s / Richard L. Greene E. C. Gwillim / s / E. C. Gwillim E. J. Johnson / s / E. J. Johnson Lee E. Keith / s / Lee E. Keith N. V. Kurtz / s / N. V. Kurtz H a r r y L. Littlefield / s / Harry L. Littlefield R. E. McNally / s / R. E. McNally Will G. Metz N Will G. Metz Mark N. Partridge / s / Mark N. Partridge Alonzo R. Shreve / s / Alonzo R. Shreve Charles M. Smith / s / Charles M. Smith Leonard F. Thornton / s / Leonard F. Thornton M. B. Walker / s / M. B. Walker " I have participated in the negotiation of this Compact and intend to report favorably thereon to the Congress of the United Stales. / s / R. J. Newell R. J. Newell, Representative of the United States of America." SEC. 2. The right to alter, amend or repeal section 1 of this Act is expressly reserved. This reservation shall not be construed to prevent the vesting of rights to the use of water pursuant to applicable law and no alteration, amendment, or repeal of section 1 of this Act shall be held to affect rights so vested. Approved October 30, 1951. P u b l i c Law 232

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AN ACT For the relief of the town of Mount Desert, Maine. Be it enacted by the Seriate 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 town of Mount Desert, Maine, the sum of $26,986.60. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of such town against the United States for reimbursement of expenditures made by such town in combating a forest fire in the Acadia National P a r k from October 24, 1947, to November 1, 1947: 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 October 30, 1951. 76100 O - 52 (PT. I) - 45

Reservation of rights.

October 30, 1951 [S. 1482]

Mount Desert, Maine. Settlement of claimfi.