PRIVATE LAW 883-AUG. 28, 1954
Private Law 883 August 28, 1954 [H. R. 7229]
T. M. and Annita C. Pratt.
M. M. H e s s. 53 Stat. 9 1. 26 USC 322.
AN ACT To provide for the conveyance to T. M. Pratt and Annita C. Pratt of certain real property in Stevens County, Washington.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled., That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to donate and convey to T. M. P r a t t and his wife, Annita C. Pratt, Kettle Falls, Washington, all of the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to certain real property situated in Stevens County, Washington. Such property, which by error was conveyed to the United States in 1938 pursuant to land purchase contract I36r-910 and which has since been purchased from the former owners in good faith by the said T. M. P r a t t and Annita C. Pratt, is the following-described tract of land lying easterly of the easterly right-of-way line of Relocated Primary State Highway Numbered 22: Commencing at the southeast corner of the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section 2, township 35 north, range 37 east, Willamette meridian; running thence north five hundred sixty-two and four-tenths feet; thence west one thousand four hundred sixty-six and five-tenths feet to the true point of beginning; from said point of beginning, running thence east five hundred twenty-eight and eighttenths feet; thence north sixty-four degrees twenty-two minutes west five hundred forty-five and eight-tenths feet; thence south seven degrees two minutes west two hundred fifty-one and six-tenths feet to the point of beginning, containing one and five hundred and fifteen one-thousandths acres. Approved August 28, 1954. Private Law 884
August 28. 1954 (H. R. 7762]
CHAPTER 1071 AN ACT For the relief of M. M. Hess.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the claim of M. M. Hess, of 226 North State Street, Litchfield, Illinois, for relief under section 322(b)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code shall be held and considered to have been received by the Internal Revenue Department of the United States within the time allowed by law and regulations for the filing of such a claim. SEC. 2. No part of any credit or refund that may be allowed by reason of the enactment of this Act shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with obtaining such credit or refund, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved August 28, 1954.