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1032 Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 16, 1937 [S. 828] [Private, No. 2371 Ellen Taylor. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 16, 1937 [S. 1048] [Private, No. 238] Alexander E. Kov- ner. Payment to. 75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 499, 501, 502-JULY 15, 16 , 1937 Mildred Moore, of Chicago, Illinois, the sum of $1,250 in full satis- faction of her claim against the United States for compensation for bodily injuries suffered by her when the automobile in which she was riding was struck by a United States Army automobile driven by R. H. Pearson at the intersection of Fifty-seventh Street and Drexel Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, on February 2, 1934: 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 con- nection 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 thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any per- 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 15, 1937. [CHAPTER 501] AN ACT For the relief of Ellen Taylor. 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 Ellen Taylor, of Richmond, Virginia, the sum of $2,626 in full and final settlement of any and all claims against the United States for injuries sustained when the automobile in which she was a passenger was struck by a National Capital Parks truck at the intersection of Twentieth and Otis Streets Northeast, Washington, District of Colum- bia, on September 15, 1934: 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 thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, 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 16, 1937. [CHAPTER 502] AN ACT For the relief of Alexander E. Kovner. 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 Alexander E. Kovner, of San Francisco, Californa, the sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for cost of hospital and medical care, pain and suffering, and permanent disability, resulting from the said Alexander E. Kovner being struck