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1042 Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 558-560 -AUGUST 3, 1937 from personal injuries sustained by him when his automobile was struck by a United States post-office truck on October 6, 1930, in the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota: 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, August 3, 1937. [CHAPTER 559] August 3, 1937 2H. R. 2093] [Private, No. 2591 Marion Shober Phillips. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. AN ACT For the relief of Marion Shober Phillips. 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 Marion Shober Phillips the sum of $2,500, the payment of such sum being in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States by reason of injuries sustained by the said Phillips on May 27, 1934, while assisting Government officers, under their orders, in seizing and destroying an illicit liquor distillery: 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, August 3, 1937. [CHAPTER 560] August 3, 1937 Is. 1143] [Private, No. 260] AN ACT For the relief of G. L. Tarlton. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the LTPaymenton. 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 m the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to G. L. Tarlton, of Saint Louis, Missouri, the sum of $22,007.34 in full settlement of his claim against the United States for increased cost of labor and material incurred in complying on and after August 10, 1933, with the President's Reemployment Agreement and/or the applicable approved code in the performance of his contract with the War Department dated February 15, 1933, for the construction of a lock at lock and dam numbered 1, Barren River, Kentucky, and