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1004 Penalty for viola- tion. 75TH CONGRESS, IST SESSION-CHS. 379, 380, 388, 389-JUNE 24, 28, 1937 connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any con- tract 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, June 24, 1937. [CHAPTER 380] June 24, 1937 [H. R. 5880] [Private, No. 174] Clark Dredging Company. Designated payee in Act for relief of Bowers Southern Dredging Company. 49 Stat. 2133. June 28, 1937 [S. 7131 [Private, No. 175] Lake Denmark, N.J. Payment of claim of J. Harvey Blanch- ard for damages, ex- plosion at naval am- munition depot. 44 Stat. 1800; 45 Stat. 2047. Provisos. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. Payment to be in full settlement. AN ACT To amend Private Act Numbered 210, approved August 13, 1935, by substituting as payee therein the Clark Dredging Company in lieu of the Bowers Southern Dredging Company. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Private Act Numbered 210, approved August 13, 1935, for the relief of the Bowers Southern Dredging Company, be, and the same is hereby, amended by substituting as payee therein the Clark Dredging Com- pany as transferee or assignee of said Bowers Southern Dredging Company. Approved, June 24, 1937. [CHAPTER 388] AN ACT To provide an appropriation for the payment of claims of persons who suffered property damage, death, or personal injury due to the explosion at the naval ammunition depot, Lake Denmark, New Jersey, July 10, 1926. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of $59.53 is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other- wise appropriated, to enable the Comptroller General of the United States to make payment of the claim of J. Harvey Blanchard for property damage due to the explosion at the naval ammunition depot, Lake Denmark, New Jersey, July 10, 1926, as recommended by the Acting Comptroller General of the United States and as fully set forth in his letter of January 7, 1937, to the Congress pursuant to the Act of March 2, 1927 (44 Stat. (pt. 3) 1800), and the Act of February 2, 1929 (45 Stat. (pt. 2) 2047): 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: Provided, That any payment made here- under shall be accepted in full settlement of this claim against the United States. Approved, June 28, 1937. [CHAPTER 389] June 28, 1937 [H. R. 2935] [Private, No. 176] Montrose Grim- stead. Payment to. AN ACT For the relief of Montrose Grimstead. 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 Montrose Grimstead the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims