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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 508, 509-JULY 17, 1937 [CHAPTER 508] AN ACT For the relief of the Goldenberg Furniture Company. 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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the Goldenberg Fur- niture Company, Parkersburg West Virginia, the sum of $115.25. Such sum shall be in full satisfaction of its claim against the United States for the value of certain materials and equipment (plus the cost of labor on a portion thereof) furnished the district engineer, fourth district, Works Progress Administration, Parkersburg, West Virginia, by the said Goldenberg Furniture Company. The claim of such company for the payment of such sum was disallowed by the Acting Comptroller General of the United States on the ground that such materials and equipment were delivered and labor thereon performed upon the verbal order of an employee of the Works Prog- ress Administration who was not authorized to act as a purchasing or contracting officer for the United States: 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 not- withstanding. 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 17, 1937. ICHAPTER 509] AN ACT For the relief of John A. Ensor. 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 John A. Ensor, of Sparks, Maryland, the sum of $25. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of the slaughter, prior to its registration as a purebred, of one diseased cow owned by the said John A. Ensor and in furtherance of the Bureau of Animal Industry's project for the elimination of Bang's disease: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act 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 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 17, 1937. 1035 July 17, 1937 [S. 1849] [Private, No. 243] Goldenberg Furni- ture Company. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 17, 1937 [S. 2266] [Private, No. 244] John A. Ensor. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion.