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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 468 -470-JULY 1, 1942 Olive Hammett, of Natchez, Mississippi, the sum of $100; to Walter Young, of Natchez, Mississippi, the sum of $768.46; to the estate of Laura O'Malley Young, deceased, the sum of $5,000; to the legal guardian of Laura Elizabeth Young, of Natchez Mississippi, the sum of $100, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries and property damage sustained on August 10, 1941, when the truck in which they were riding was struck by a United States Army truck near Hattiesburg, Mississippi: 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 con- trary 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 1, 1942. [CHAPTER 469] AN ACT For the relief of William Tipton, Mrs. William Tipton, and Mrs. Eula Nelson. 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, to William Tipton, the sum of $770; to Mrs. William Tipton, the sum of $4,000; and to Mrs. Eula Nelson, the sum of $3,000; all residents of Montague, Texas, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of painful and permanent injuries received and property damage sustained by them on February 15, 1941, when the automobile in which they were riding collided with a truck being operated by the Work Projects Administration and driven by a cer- tified employee of that agency: 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, July 1, 1942. [CHAPTER 470] AN ACT For the relief of James Gilmore and Marian E. Gilmore. 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, to James Gilmore, of Santa Clara, California, the sum of $2,000; to Marian E. Gilmore, of Santa Clara, California, the sum of $1,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for property damage sustained when a United States Army airplane crashed into the home in which they were living on October 1, 1941, completely destroying all household and personal effects: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum 1195 Provso. July 1, 1942 [H. R. 6033] [Private Law 476] William Tipton, Mrs. William Tipton, and Mrs. Eula Nel- son. Payments to. Provio. July 1, 1942 [H. R. 65571 [Private Law 477] James Gilmore. Payment to. Marian E. Gilmore. Payment to. Praio.