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TSTH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 643-645-AUGUST 14, 1937 [CHAPTER 643] AN ACT For the relief of George O. Claypool. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States Employees' Compensation Commission be, and is hereby, authorized to consider and determine, notwithstanding the limita- tions of time in sections 15 to 20, both inclusive, of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved September 7, 1916, as amended, the claim of George 0. Claypool, of Chillicothe, Ohio, on account of disability due to tuberculosis alleged to have been contracted by reason of exposure to patients while on duty during his employment, in the service of the United States, at the Veterans' Administration facility, Chillicothe, Ohio, between April 1925 and March 1926: Provided, That no benefits shall accrue prior to the enactment of this Act: Provided further, That claim hereunder shall be filed within six months after the enactment of this Act. Approved, August 14, 1937. [CHAPTER 644] AN ACT For the relief of Ludwig Bahnweg. 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 hereby authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Ludwig Bahn- weg, of New York City, the sum of $500, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for the value of a Liberty bond in that amount deposited by him to secure the appearance of an alien, Elizabeth Wilhelm, on June 3, 1931, and forfeited to the United States Treasury March 3, 1932, after her failure to appear, although said alien had been apprehended with the efforts of Ludwig Bahnweg, and deported on February 26, 1932: 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 tie 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 645] AN ACT For the relief of Ethel B. Lord, 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 is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the legal guardian of Ethel B. Lord, a minor, of Bibb County, Georgia, the sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for personal injuries sustained by her as the result of the explosion of an old hand grenade at the former site of Camp Wheeler, near Macon, Georgia, on November 23, 1935, part of which site is now occupied as the home 1055 August 14, 1937 [H. R. 3503] [Private, No. 289] George 0. Claypool. Provisions of Em- ployees' Compensa- tion Act extended to. 39 Stat. 746, 747. 5U. .C.. 765- 770. Prvisos. No prior benefits. Time for filing claim. August 14, 1937 [H. R. 6144] [Private, No. 290] Ludwig Bahnweg. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor. ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 14, 1937 [H. R. 5168] [Private, No. 291] Ethel B. Lord. Payment to guard- ian of.