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1046 Provisos. Time limitation. No prior benefits. August 11, 1937 [S. 1453] [Private, No. 267] Maude P. Gresham and Agnes M. Dris- coll. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 75TH CONGRESS, IST SESSION-CHS. 582-54-AUGUST 11, 1937 amended, are hereby waived in favor of Ethel Smith McDaniel, widow of Travis McDaniel, who died on April 16, 1934, and whose death is alleged to have resulted from disability incurred on Jan- uary 8, 1929, while an employee of the United States Railway Mail Service, and the United States Employees' Compensation Commis- sion is hereby authorized and directed to receive and consider her claim under the remaining provisions of said Act: Provided, That claim hereunder shall be made within six months from the date of the approval of this Act: And provided further, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the approval of this Act. Approved, August 11, 1937. [CHAPTER 583] AN ACT For the relief of Maude P. Gresham and Agnes M. Driscoll. 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 to Maude P. Gresham, widow of William F. Gresham, late com- mander, United States Navy, the sum of $8,690.55, and to Agnes M. Driscoll the sum of $6,250, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, said sums to be in full and complete settle- ment of all claims by said parties against the United States arising from the invention of the late Commander William F. Gresham and Agnes M. Driscoll, which said invention has been accepted by the Navy Department for use in connection with naval communication facilities: 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 11, 1937. [CHAPTER 584] AN ACT August 11, 1937 [H. R. 4536] To provide for the holding of an examination by the Board of Optometry of the [Private, No. 268] District of Columbia for a license to practice optometry in the District of Columbia for Welton B. Hutton. Welton B. Hutton. Examination for op- tometry license au- thorized. 43 Stat. 177. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstand- ing any limitations relating to the time required to be engaged in the practice of optometry as set forth in the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the practice of optometry", District of Columbia, 1924. the Board of Optometry in and for the District of Columbia is author- ized and directed to hold an examination for a license to practice optometry in the District of Columbia for Welton B. Hutton, Wash- ington, District of Columbia, in accordance with the other provisions of the aforesaid Act. Approved, August 11, 1937.