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1022 75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 460 , 461 -JULY 8, 1937 [CHAPTER 460] July 8, 1937 [H. R . 29341 [Private. No. 2141 AN ACT For the relief of Raymond E. Payne and Anna R. Payne. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the AnynaRdE. and United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, jointly, to Raymond E. Payne and Anna R. Payne, his wife, both of Baltimore, Maryland the sum of $500 in full settlement of all claims against L. L . Childs, a former prohibition agent for the Treasury Department of the Government of the United States and all claims against the Government of the United States on account of a judgment secured against the said L. L. Childs in the District Court of the United States for the District of Maryland, because of damages resulting to the said Raymond E. Payne and Anna R. Payne, his wife, on account of the unwarranted entry of the said L. L . Childs, and others, as agents of the Government of the United States into their home, on September 2, 1924, and the destruction of property occasioned by them, in their search for alleged intoxi- cants in the home of the said Raymond E. Payne and Anna R. ion on attor- Payne, his wife: Provided,That no part of the amount appropriated ney's, etc., fees. 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 Penalty for viola- unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any per- ti on son 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, July 8, 1937. July 8, 1937 [H. R. 2983] [Private, No. 215] Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Porter. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. [CHAPTER 461] AN ACT For the relief of Mr. and Mrs. J . C . Porter. 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, jointly to Mr. and Mrs. J. C . Porter, of Beaver Oregon, the sum of $815 in full satisfaction of their claim against the United States for damages and personal injuries suffered on January 22, 1936 at Beaver, Oregon, when the automobile in which said Mr. and Mrs. J. C . Porter were riding was struck by motor truck USDI 6276 owned by the United States and driven by an employee of Camp SP-9, Oregon: 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. Approved, July 8, 1937.