Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/154

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TOTH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 668, 669-AUGUST 16, 1937 [CHAPTER 668] AN ACT For the relief of Troup Miller and Harvey D. Higley. 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 Troup Miller, colonel Eleventh Regiment United States Cavalry, and Harvey D. Higley, lieutenant colonel Seventy-sixth Regiment United States Field Artillery, the sum of $5,257.50, in full satisfaction of their claims against the United States for money paid from their personal funds to make good the loss of money belonging to trainees of the citizens' military training camp at the Presidio of Monterey, California, which was unavoidably lost or stolen when it had been placed in the welfare office of such camp for safekeeping in July 1936: 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 16, 1937. [CHAPTER 669] AN ACT For the relief of Willard Collins. 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 allocated by the President for the maintenance and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, to Willard Collins, of Tipler, Wisconsin, the sum of $7,500 in full and final settlement of any and all claims against the Government for the death of his wife and minor child, and personal injuries to himself, suffered on November 23, 1936, when the automobile in which they were riding was struck by a truck belonging to the Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, which was being operated by Joseph Yusba, a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp1 Rainbow, Florence County, Wisconsin: 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 16, 1937. 1057 August 16, 1937 [S. 1160] [Private, No. 294] Troup Miller and Harvey D. Higley. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc. fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 16, 1937 [S. 1401] [Private, No. 295] Willard Collins. Payment to. Proaiso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc, fees. Penalty for viola- tion.