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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 640-642-AUGUST 14, 1937 [CHAPTER 640] AN ACT August 14, 1937 [H. R. 18691 For the relief of J. Roy Workman, Adelaide W. Workman, and J. Roy Workman, [Private, No. 286] Junior, a minor. J. Roy Workman and others. Payment to. Proiso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 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 J. Roy Workman, of Clinton, South Carolina, the sum of $1,000; to Adelaide W. Workman, of the same city, the sum of $1,000; and to the legal guardian of J. Roy Workman Junior, of the same city, the sum of $1,500. Said sums to be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for expenses incurred and injuries received when the car in which they were riding was struck by a truck in the use of the Works Progress Administration on December 4, 1935, near Clinton, South Carolina: 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 notwith- standing. 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 14, 1937. [CHAPTER 641] August 14, 1137 [H. R. 3217] [Private, No. 287] Vincent Chicco. Release of liability as surety on bond. AN ACT For the relief of Vincent Chicco. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Vincent Chicco, Charleston, South Carolina, is hereby relieved of all liability as surety on the bond in the sum of $5,000, filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of South Carolina, for the appearance of one Morris Grossman for trial on a charge of con- spiracy to violate the National Prohibition Act. Approved, August 14, 1937. [CHAPTER 642] August 14,1937 [H.R. 33961 [Private, No. 288] J. H. Knott. Payment to. Preoso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. AN ACT For the relief of J. H. Knott. 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 United States Treasury not otherwise appro- priated, to J. H. Knott the sum of $1,000 in full and complete settle- ment of all claims against the United States as damages for personal injuries suffered when he was struck by a Navy truck at the corner of Main and Market Streets in the city of Dallas, Texas, on February 2, 1931: 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 con- tract 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 14, 1937. 1054