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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 519, 521 , 535-JULY 22, 23 , 28, 1937 tCHAIPTER 519] AN ACT For the relief of Mr. and Mrs. David Stoppel. 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 Mr. and Mrs. David Stoppel, of Butte County, South Dakota, the sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of their minor son, David Stoppel, Junior, who was killed on September 11, 1936, when run over and crushed by a tractor owned by the Emergency Conservation Works 1 and assigned to the Civilian Conservation Corps camp near Fruitdale, South Dakota, which camp is operated by the Bureau of Reclamation of the Depart- ment of the Interior: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 serv- ices 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 mis- demeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, July 22, 1937. July 22, 1937 [H. R. 2562] [Private, No. 251] Mr. and Mrs. David Stoppel. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. [CHAPTER 521] AN ACT For the relief of Venice La Prad. 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 allocated by the President for the maintenance and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, to the legal guardian of Venice La Prad the sum of $7 50, in full settle- ment of all claims for damages for personal injuries received by being run over by a truck operated by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp S-52, on the Lee Highway in Roanoke County, Virginia, on November 16, 1934: Provided, That no part of the amount appropri- ated 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 attor- neys, 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 appro- priated 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 convic- tion thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, July 23, 1937. [CHAPTER 535] AN ACT For the relief of Emory M. McCool, United States Navy, retired. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, notwith- standing the provisions of section 2 of the Act approved May 23, 1930 (46 Stat. 375; U. S . C., title 34, sec. 790), Emory M. McCool, chief machinist's mate, United States Navy, retired, shall be held So in original. July 23, 1937 [H. R. 1945] [Private, No. 252] Venice La Prad. Payment to guard- ian of. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. July 28,1937 [H. R. 6402] [Private, No. 253] Emory M. McCool, Navy, retired. Service record cor- rected. 46 Stat. 375. 34U.S. C. 790. 1039