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1024 July 8, 1937 [H. R. 4623] [Private, No. 218] C. O. Eastman. Credit in postal accounts. 75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 464-466-JULY 8, 1937 [CHAPTER 464] AN ACT For the relief of C. O. Eastman. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- troller General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to credit the money-order account of C. O. Eastman, former post- master at Wauseon, Ohio, with $4,272.07, or so much thereof as is necessary 2 to relieve him for the alleged loss of paid money orders in a fire in the post office at Wauseon, Ohio, on June 11, 1934, dis- allowed in the audit of his accounts due to his failure to record the particulars of the said money orders. Approved, July 8, 1937. [CHAPTER 465] n ti July 8, 1937 [H. R. 4942] [Private, No. 219] AN ACT For the relief of A. L. Mallery. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Payment toll 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 Alfred L. Mallery, former postmaster at Lakeville, Minnesota, the sum of $364.73 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for the amount of postal and money-order funds and postage stamps lost by burglary of that post office on January 6, 1933, and paid by prois o to the said former postmaster to the United States: Provided, That no Limitation on attor- ey's, etc., fees 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 Penalty for viola- 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. [CHAPTER 466] July 8, 137 [H. R. 6337] (Private, No. 2201 Charles B. Murphy. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. AN ACT For the relief of Charles B. Murphy. 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 Charles B. Murphy, of Elmira, New York, the sum of $27 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for the cost of repairing a plate glass window at 314 State Street, Elmira, New York, which was broken on May 6, 1935, when a United States mail truck hurled a stone against it: 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 agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum