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1038 75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 515, 518-JULY 21, 22, 1937 [CHAPTER 515] AN ACT July 21, 1937 AN ACT [H. R . 1377] For the relief of Walter T. Karshner, Katherine Karshner, Anna M. Karshner, and [Private, No. 2491 Mrs. James E. McShane. Walter T. Karsh- ner and others. Payment to. Proriso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 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 allocated by the President for the maintenance and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, to Walter T. Karshner, the sum of $600; to Katherine Karshner, the sum of $80; to Anna M. Karshner, the sum of $600; and to Mrs. James E. McShane, the sum of $300, in full and final settlement of any and all claims against the Government for damages resulting from personal injuries and property damage received by them on January 29, 1935, at Columbus, Ohio, by reason of an automobile collision involving a Civilian Conservation Corps truck: 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. [CHAPTER 518] July 22, 1937 [H. R . 2332] [Private, No. 250] William Sulem. Payment to. Preoiso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. AN ACT For the relief of William Sulem. 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 William Sulem, of the township of Franklin, county of Somerset and State of New Jersey, the sum of $750, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for injuries received by and damages to property of the said William Sulem while operating his automobile on the public highway in New Brunswick, New Jersey, by the negligent operation of a United States Government mail truck, numbered 9920, on said highway in said city while said truck was in the care and custody of and being driven by an operative of the United States Post Office Department under the orders of the Postmaster in the United States Postal Service at New Brunswick, New Jersey: 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 22, 1937.