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58 STAT.] 78TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CHS. 409, 431, 432-SEPT. 7 , 27, 1944 1021 in the Third District Court of Eastern Middlesex of the Common- wealth of Massachusetts on August 13, 1943, against William A. Leahy, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, the operator of a United States mail truck, in favor of the said James V. Shea as administrator of the estate of Thomas Shea, in a suit for damages arising out of the death of the said Thomas Shea resulting from injuries sustained on June 3, 1940, when he was struck by the said mail truck while it was being operated by the said William A. Leahy in the regular course of his duties. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages arising out of such death: 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 con- tract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the pro- visions 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 September 7, 1944. [CHAPTER 431] AN ACT AN ACT September 27, 1944 For the relief of Freda Utley. [H. R. 312] [Private Law 372] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in the admin- Freda Utley. istration of the immiigration and naturalization laws, the Attorney General shall not consider as applicable to Freda Utley the provi- sions of the Act of October 16, 1918 (40 Stat. 1012) as amended 8 . s .C . 137. by the Acts of June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 1008), and June 28, 1940 (Public, Numbered 670, Seventy-sixth Congress, ch. 439). Approved September 27, 1944. [CHAPTER 432] AN ACT September 27 1944 For the relief of Mary Hertz. [t. R. 527] [Private Law 373] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the rvate Lw United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Mary Hertz. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mary Hertz, of New York, New York, the sum of $750, in full settle- ment of all claims against the Government of the United States for injuries sustained by the said Mary Hertz on October 16, 1941, when she was severely and permanently injured as a result of the careless and lnegligent manner in which the Work Projects Administration was engaged in the installation of water and sewage pipes at the southeast corner of Van Cortlandt Park South and Gouverneur Avenue, in the borough of Bronx, city of New York, State of New York: 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be un- lawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstand- ing. 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. Aoproved September 27, 1944.