Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/134

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7-TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 513 , 514-JULY 21, 1937 [CHAPTER 513] AN ACT For the relief of Joseph M. Clagett, Junior. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the U,ited 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 the guardian of Joseph M. Clagett, Junior, the sum of $1,500, and the additional sum of $40 per month during the remainder of his natural life, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for injuries sustained by him on December 27, 1934, caused by a fall down an open elevator shaft in a building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, owned by the United States Government and under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department, Procurement Division: Provided, That the guardian of Joseph M. Clagett, Junior, shall file an annual report with the Secretary of the Treasury as to the physical condi- tion of Joseph M. Clagett, Junior: Provided further, 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: Provided further. That for the purpose of calculating the attorney fees allowed under this Act the sum of $4,500 shall be taken as the maximum amount of the annuity under the provisions of this Act. 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 21, 1937. [CHAPTER 514] AN ACT For the relief of Noah Spooner. Be it enacted by the Senate and Howse 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 allocated by the President for the maintenance and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, to Noah Spooner, of Quincy, Florida, the sum of $250 in full satis- faction of his claim against the United States for damages on account of personal injuries suffered by him when the car in which he was riding was struck by a Forest Service truck operated in connection with the Civilian Conservation Corps near Wilma, Florida, on May 27, 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 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 21, 1937. July 21, 1937 [H. R. 7301 [Private, No. 247] Joseph MI. Cl3gett, Jr. Payment to. Provisos. Annual report as to physical condition. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Basis of calculation. Penalty for viola- tion. July 21, 1937 [H. R . 3634] [Private, No. 248) Noah Spooner. Payment to. Proriso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 1037