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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 466, 467, 475-JULY 8, 9 , 1937 thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person Penalty for viola- 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 467] JOINT RESOLUTION Authorizing certain retired officers or employees of the United States to accept such decorations, orders, medals, or presents as have been tendered them by foreign Governments. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following-named retired officers or employees of the United States are hereby author- ized to accept such decorations, orders, medals, or presents as have been tendered them by foreign Governments: Department of State: Edwin Cunningham, Carl F. Deichman, Stillman W. Eells, P. S. Heintzlemen, David B. Macgowan, Robert P. Skinner, and Merritt Swift. Department of War: Preston Brown, William H. Brown, Marion L. Elliott, Milton A. Elliott, Richard T. Ellis, LaVergne L. Gregg, Francis J. Heraty, Jefferson Kean, James F. McKinley, Alexander J. McNab, Junior, A. Kenny C. Palmer, Frederick D. Sharp, and Louis J. Van Schaick. Department of the Navy: William H. Standley and Rufus F. Zogbaum. Department of Agriculture: James H. Kimball and Charles F. Marvin. Department of Commerce: George R. Putnam. Approved, July 8, 1937. (CHAPTER 475] AN ACT For the relief of Frank S. Walker. 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 Frank S. Walker, of Orange, Virginia, the sum of $200. The pay- ment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the slaughter of four registered Holstein diseased cows owned by the said Frank S. Walker, the said cows having been slaughtered under the direction of the Bureau of Animal Industry of the Department of Agriculture in its mastitis elimination project but not in strict accordance with the regulations covering same: 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 9, 1937. July 8, 1937 [H. J. Res. 349] [Priv. Res., No. 3] Decorations ten- dered by foreign gov- ernments. Designated officers and employees may accept. Department of State. Department of War. Department of the Navy. Department of Ag- riculture. Department of Commerce. July 9, 1937 [H. R. 1406] [Private, No. 221] Frank S. Walker. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 1025