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of Agriculture is authorized and directed to psij, out of money heretofore made available for the eradication of the disease vesicular exanthema in swine, to Roy Click, Route 2, Box 190, Wichita Falls, Texas, the sum of $836, and to pay the sum of $566.12 to Charlie Gardener Ford, of Huntsville, Texas. The payment of such sums shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Roy Click and Charlie Gardener Ford against the United States arising out of the destruction, in July of 1953, of swine owned by them because of the infection and exposure of such swine to the contagious disease vesicular exanthema. Such sums represent 50 per centum of the amount of losses incurred by the said Roy Click and (Charlie Gardener Ford by reason of the destruction of such swine, 50 per centum of the amount of such losses having been heretofore paid to them by the State of Texas: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act 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 July 24, 1956. Private Law 803

CHAPTER 708 AN ACT For the relief of Jess Gary.

July 24, 1956 IH. R. looii]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of Agriculture is authorized and directed to pay, out of money heretofore made available for the eradication of the disease vesicular exanthema in swine, to Jess Gary, Route 2, Box 191, Wichita Falls, Texas, the sum of $3,398.14. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of the said Jess Gary against the United States arising out of the destruction, in July of 1953, of swine owned by him because of the infection and exposure of such swine to the contagious disease vesicular exanthema. Such sum represents 50 per centum of the amount of losses incurred by the said Jess Gary by reason of the destruction of such swine, 50 per centum of the amount of such losses having been heretofore paid to him by the State of Texas: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act 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 July 24, 1956.

Private Law 804

J e s s Gary.

CHAPTER 709

AN ACT For the relief of A. O. Nissen and Don Nissen. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary

July 24, 1956

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A. O. N i s s e n and Don N i s s e n.