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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 462, 463-JULY 8, 1937 [CHAPTER 462] AN ACT For the relief of Laura E. Alexander. Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Laura E. Alexander, of Asheville, North Carolina, the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal inju- ries, expenses incident thereto, and the subsequent death of her hus- band, Samuel H. Alexander, who was shot and permanently disabled February 8, 1901, while acting as assistant postmaster at Emma, North Carolina, in defending the post office against attempted robbery by armed bandits, and who died January 5, 1920, as a result of said disability: 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 serv- ices 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 mis- demeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, July 8, 1937. [CHAPTER 463] AN ACT 1023 July 8, 1937 [H. R. 3259] [Private, No. 216] Laura E. Alexander. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 8, 1937 For the relief of the Northwestern Ohio Mutual Rodded Fire Insurance Company. [H R..3565] [Private, No. 217] 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 the Northwestern Ohio Mutual Rodded Fire Insurance Company the sum of $559.69. Such sum shall be in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for the amount due such company on certain postal money orders presented for payment at the post office at West Unity, Ohio, in January and February 1934. The repre- sentative of such company surrendered such postal money orders in exchange for receipts from the postmaster in lieu of payment because of alleged lack of cash on hand to make payment at such time: 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. Northwestern Ohio Mutual Rodded Fire Insurance Company. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion.