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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 421, 422 , 437 June 29. 1937 July 5, 1937 if the United States were suable in tort, upon the claim of Charles W. Benton, of Beebe, Arkansas, for alleged damages resulting from personal injuries sustained by him on December 14, 1936, on account of the alleged explosion of dynamite caps or other explosives stored or left on his farm near Beebe, White County, Arkansas, by employees of the Beebe-Floyd-Romance, Arkansas, Road Project, an undertak- ing of the Works Progress Administration of the United States. SEC. 2 . Suit upon such claim may be instituted at any time within one year after the enactment of this Act, notwithstanding the lapse of time or any statute of limitations. Proceedings for the determina- tion of such claim, appeals therefrom, and payment of any judgment thereon shall be in the same manner as in the cases over which such court has jurisdiction under the provisions of paragraph 20 of sec- tion 24 of the Judicial Code, as amended: Provided, That the judg- ment, if any, shall not exceed the sum of $2,500. Approved, June 29, 1937. [CHAPTER 422] AN ACT For the relief of Harold Scott and Ellis Marks. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of Anerica in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury allocated by the President for the maintenance and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, to Harold Scott, Bay City, Michigan, the sum of $2,000, and to Ellis Marks, Bay City, Michigan, the sum of $3,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries and resulting damages sus- tained by them when the truck in which they were riding was struck from the rear by an Emergency Conservation Work truck being driven at an excessive rate of speed by an enrollee of the Civilian Conservation Corps, on October 30, 1935, near Frederic, Crawford County, Michigan: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 these claims, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any per- son violating the provisions of this Act shall be deenled guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 29, 1937. [CHAPTER 437] AN ACT For the relief of Angelo and Auro Cattaneo. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwith- standing the provisions of the Act approved October 16, 1918 (40 Stat. 1012), as amended by the Act approved June 5, 1920 (41 Stat. 1008; U. S . C., title 8, sec. 137), the Secretary of Labor is hereby authorized and directed to cancel the order and warrant of deporta- tion heretofore issued under the provisions of that Act against Angelo and Auro Cattaneo. Approved, July 5, 1937. Commencement of suit. Proceedings. 28U. S. C. §41 (20). Proviso. Limitation on judg- ment. June 29, 1937 [H. R. 5456] [Private, No. 196] Harold Scott and Ellis Marks. Payment to. Proriso. Limitation on attor. ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 5, 1937 [H. R. 1731] [Private, No. 197] Angelo and Auro Cattaneo. Deportation order, etc., canceled. 40 Stat. 1012; 41 Stat. 1008. 8U.S. c. §137.