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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 575, 576-AUGUST 10, 1937 [CHAPTER 575] August 10, 1937 [S. 184] [Private, No. 263] Josephine M. Scott. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. AN ACT For the relief of Josephine M. Scott. 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 Josephine M. Scott, widow of Harry Scott, of Opheim, Montana, the sum of $1,000 in full settlement of all claims against the Gov- ernment for the loss of a valuable registered Percheron stallion, the death of which was caused by a test for dourine made by Doctor Perry Zenor, a veterinarian and representative of the Department of Agriculture: 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, August 10, 1937. [CHAPTER 576] AN ACT August 10, 1937 AN ACT [S. 2334] For the relief of certain disbursing officers of the Army of the United States and [Private, No. 264] for the settlement of individual claims approved by the War Department. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Army disbursing United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comp- officers. Credits allowed in troller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized accounts of desg- and directed to credit in the accounts of the following disbursing officers of the Army of the United States the amounts set opposite their names: Major E. T. Comegys, Finance Department, $80.54; Captain J. H. Dickie, Finance Department, $13.30; Major E. F. Ely, Finance Department, $51.40; Major H. G. Foster, Finance Department, $36.86; and Lieutenant Colonel F. M. Holmes Finance Department, $39, said amounts being public funds for which they are accountable and which comprise minor errors in computation of pay and allowances due former members of the Civilian Conserva- tion Corps, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, and the Regular Army, who are no longer in the service of the United States, and which amounts have been disallowed by the Comptroller General of the Accountability. United States: Provided, That no part of the amounts so credited shall be later charged against any individual other than the various payees. Maj. . O. Foster. E 2. That the Comptroller General of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to credit in the accounts of Major H. G . Foster, Finance Department, $38, representing over- s payment to a Civilian Conservation Corps enrollee for the months Refund to Capt. of August and September 1934: Provided,That there be refunded to William c. came. Captain William C. Came, Fourth Regiment United States Infantry, $9.50 on account of payment made by him on this account: Provided Accontability. further, That no charge shall be raised against any individual other than the payee. M. McMurray.en SEC. 3 . That the Comptroller General of the United States be, Almoweace for ship and he is hereby, authorized and directed to credit in the accounts of the disbursing officer of the Army making payment therefor the cost of shipment by rail of household goods and personal property belonging to Lieutenant Colonel (then Major) Clarence M. McMur- 1044