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56 STAT.] 77TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CHS. 139, 144, 145-MAR . 4, 5 , 1942 (CHAPTER 139] AN ACT For the relief of Lieutenant Colonel J. B . Conmy. 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 Lieutenant Colonel J. B. Conmy, of Tacoma, Washington, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the death of his daughter Christine Clare Conmy, who was killed when a United States mail truck struck her on April 5, 1941, in Tacoma, Washington: Provided That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess oi 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 notwith- standing. 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, March 4, 1942. [CHAPTER 144] AN ACT For the relief of C. M . Sherrod and Daisy Mimms, administratrix of the estate of Arthur Mimms. 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 C. M. Sherrod, the sum of $2,000 in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States growing out of his personal injuries sus- tained in a mail robbery at Guthrie, Kentucky, on January 5, 1938, by three unidentified bandits. SEC. 2. 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 Daisy Mimms, administratrix of the estate of Arthur Mimms, the sum of $3,500, in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States growing out of the death of the said Arthur Mimms, who was killed by three unidentified bandits in a mail robbery at Guthrie, Kentucky, on January 5, 1938: 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, March 5, 1942. (CHAPTER 146] AN ACT For the relief of G. F. Brown. 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 G. F. Brown, of Jackson, Tennessee, the sum of $5,000. The payment 1127 March 4, 1942 [H. R. 505] [Private Law 316] Lt. Col. J. B. Conmy. Payment to. Praiso. March 5, 1942 [H. R . 1755] [Private Law 317] 0. M . Sherrod. Payment to. Daisy Mimms (ad- ministratrix). Payment to. Proveo. March 5, 1942 [H. R. 2428] [Private Law 318] O. F . Brown. Payment to.