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1210 Quota deduction. PRIVATE LAWS-CHS. 749, 750, 761, 762-OCT. 26 , 1949 [63 STAT. SEC. 2 . Upon the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of State is authorized and directed to instruct the proper quota-control officer to deduct one number from the nonpreference category from the first available Greek immigration quota. Approved October 26, 1949. [CHAPTER 750] October 26, 1949 AN ACT [ l. R . 61051] To authorize the sale of certain allotted inherited land on the Pine Ridge Reser- [Private Law 347] vation, South Dakota. Returns Warrior, estate. Sale of land. October 26, 1949 [H. R. 1028] [Private Law 348] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to sell the trust allot- ment numbered 645 of Returns Warrior, deceased Pine Ridge allottee, described as the south half of section 2, township 37 north, range 41 west, sixth principal meridian, South Dakota, containing three hun- dred and twenty acres, conveyance to be made by deed or the issuance of a patent in fee to the purchaser and to disburse the proceeds of such sale to Jessie American Horse for her benefit. Approved October 26, 1949. [CHAPTER 761] AN ACT To legalize the admission into the United States of Edmea Pacho. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Edmea Pacho. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Attorney General is hereby directed to record the entry into the United States of Edmea Pacho at New York, New York, on November 5, 1947, as a lawful admission to the United States for permanent residence for Quota deduction. the purpose the the immigration and naturalization laws. The Sec- retary of State shall thereupon reduce by one the immigration quota for Italy for the first year that such quota may be available. Approved October 26, 1949. October 26, 1949 [H. R. 3300] [Private Law 349] Mary Thomas Schlek. [CHAPTER 7621 AN ACT For the relief of Mary Thomas Schiek. 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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $35,000 to Mary Thomas Schiek, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries, pain and suffering, permanent disability, and loss of earnings sustained by her and arising out of an accident which occurred in Bengal Province, India, on May 27, 1945, while she was riding in an Army truck, and against all officers, agents, or employees of the United States whose acts or omissions caused or contributed to the personal injuries, pain and suffering, permanent disability, and loss of earnings sustained by the said Mary Thomas Schiek: 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