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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , l ST SESS.-CHS. 27, 29-MAR . 22 , 23 , 1949 [CHAPTER 27] AN ACT For the relief of Rachel D. Gattegno. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Rachel D. Gattegno, of Salonika, Greece, the sum of $3,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the death of her husband, David Gattegno, who died on or about July 5, 1944, as the result of a wound caused by a rifle bullet accidentally fired by a guard at a United States Army military camp at Fedhala, French Morocco, on or about July 4, 1944: 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 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 22, 1949. [CHAPTER 29] March 22, 1949 [S. 633] [Private Law 6] Rachel D.Gattegno. AIN AJi March 23,1949 To authorize payment of certain claims for damage to or loss or destruction of [s8.634] property and personal injury arising from activities of the Army. [Private Law 7] 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 Henry W. Brooks, Warren, Vermont, $360; to T. N. Carlton, Rural Free Delivery Numbered 1, Wauchula, Florida, $250; to Melvin B. Clark, Mankato, Minnesota, $32; to Paul A. Davis, Rural Free Deliv- ery Numbered 3, Sylvan Hills, North Little Rock, Arkansas, $255; to Albert E. Drecoll, Libertyville, Illinois, $63.25; to E. H. Ferguson, Rantoul, Illinois, $64.68; to Harold L. Gavan, 229 Anderson Street, Hackensack, New Jersey, $24.79; to Francis E. Geagan, Hotel Vereen, Miami, Florida, $50; to John F. Gibbons, Junior, 1507 Robert Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, $155.30; to John J. Kutch, 7212 Harrow Street, Forest Hills, Long Island, New York, $34.57; to Mrs. Blanche Lebwith, Wyandanch, New York, $189.50; to Joaquin Quinones Lopez, Santurce, Puerto Rico, $600; to Mason D. Nesmith, Georgetown, South Carolina, $40.64; to Isadore Rosinsky, 1820 North Fifty-fourth Street, Omaha, Nebraska, $706.50; to A. M. Smith, Rural Free Delivery Numbered 2, Columbia, South Carolina, $440; to Mrs. May V. Walsh, Montezuma, Georgia, $35; to Herbert Grillmaier, care of Hermann Reitboeck, Clay Products Company, Panama, Republic of Panama, $190.31; and to Peter L. Feller, 125 West Sixteenth Street, New York, New York, $227. The payment of said sums shall be in full settlement of all claims of the above-named claimants against the United States for damage to or loss or destruction of property and personal injury caused by military personnel or civilian employees of the Army, or otherwise incident to noncombat activities of the Army, and determined by the Department of the Army to be meri- torious, which are not payable either under the provisions of the Act of July 3, 1943 (57 Stat. 372; 31 U. S. C. 223 b), entitled "An Act to Payment of claims for damages incident to activities of Army 1075 OUST A trri