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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 617, 634 , 635-AUGUST 12, 14 , 1937 of Worcester, Massachusetts, the sum of $2,115, in full settlement of his claim against the United States for personal injuries sustained when he was struck by a United States Navy truck, on August 12, 1931, at the intersection of Ninth Avenue and Pike Street, Seattle, Washington: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or deliv- ered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be un- lawful, 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 12, 1937. [CHAPTER 634] AN ACT For the relief of George Smith and Ketha Smith. 1051 Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 14, 1937 [8. 176] [Private, No. 2801 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary George Smith and of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, Payment to. out of any money m the Treasury allocated by the President for the maintenance and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, to George Smith and Ketha Smith, of Mobile, Alabama, the sum of $2,250 in full settlement of all claims against the United States Gov- ernment for damage to their automobile and for bodily injuries sus- tained by them on September 3, 1934, when the automobile in which they were riding collided with a Government vehicle operated in con- nection with the Civilian Conservation Corps, near Mobile, Alabama: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated i n this Act in tt excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or ney's, etc.,fees. received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of. services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlaw- ful 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 ren- dered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act ioPlaty for viola- shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 14, 1937. [CHAPTER 635] AN ACT For the relief of Margaret Larson, a minor. 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 the legal guardian of Margaret Larson, a minor, of Ephrata, Washington the sum of $2,500 in full settlement of all claims of said guardian and minor against the Government of the United States for injuries received by Margaret Larson on August 30,1935, when she was struck by a truck belonging to the United States Department of Commerce on the highway between Soap Lake and Ephrata, Washington: Pro- vided, That no part of the amount approprated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by August 14. 1937 [S. 792] [Private, No. 281] Margaret Larson. Payment to guard- ian of. Provie. Limitation on tto- ney's, etc., feen. I