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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 502 -504--JULY 16, 1937 by a truck belonging to the Third Brigade of the United States Marines, in the city of Tientsin, China, on Mav 14, 1928, such accident being due to the negligence of the driver of the said truck: Provtided, 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 ren- dered 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 503] AN ACT For the relief of J. E . Sammons. 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 J. E . Sammons, of Macon, Georgia, the sum of $161.98 in full satis- faction of his claim against the United States for the value of thirty- five and ninety-nine one-hundredths acres of land in Putnam County, Georgia, at $450 per acre, which he conveyed by deed to the Govern- ment, represented by the Resettlement Administration, and for which he was not paid because of an erroneous survey of the tract by the General Land Office in February 1935, describing it as two hundred and thirty and seventy-two one-hundredths acres, whereas it in fact contained two hundred and sixty-six and seventy-two one- hundredths acres by subsequent survey of June 14, 1935: 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 unla wful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a mnisdemeanoll and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, July 16, 1937. [CHAPTER 504] AN ACT For the relief of Halle D. McCullough. 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 be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to allow credit in the accounts of Halle D. McCullough, as Superintendent and special disbursing agent of Fort Berthold Indian Agency, Elbowoods, North Dakota, for expenditures of $283.61 and $107.06 made during the month of June 1933 from the fund "Indian moneys, proceeds of labor. Fort Berthold Agency", which sums have been disallowed by the General Accounting Office for lack of accounting evidence to substantiate the propriety of the expenditures. Approved, July 16, 1937. 125151° -3 7 - -Pr -- 8 1033 Proriso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 16, 1937 [S. 1188] [Private, No. 239] J. E . Sammons. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 16, 1937 [S. 19341 [Private, No. 240] Halle D. McCul- lough. Credit in accounts.