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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 676-678--AUGUST 16. 1937 ment of all claims against the Government of the United States for the loss of his gas boat T-4389, when sunk by the United States Coast Guard patrol boat Morris, on or about September 26, 1935: 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 bv 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, with- hold, 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 notwith- standing. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 16, 1937. [CHAPTER 677] AN ACT For the relief of A. H. Sphar. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Urited 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 and in full settlement against the Government, the sum of $100 to A. H. Sphar, of Cortez, Colorado, as reimbursement for the loss of a bull which died from poison on September 27, 1925, while loaned to and in the possession of the Government at the Ute Mountain Indian School at Towaoc, Colorado: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 attor- neys, 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 appro- priated 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 Aclt 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 678] AN ACT For the relief of John N. Brooks. Be it enacted by the Senate and Hou.se 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, and in full settlement of all claims against the United States, the sum of $2,500 to John N. Brooks, of Cincinnati, Ohio, which sum was paid by him April 14, 1925, to the United States by reason of the for- feiture of the bail bond of Frank Overturf, the case against whom was subsequently dismissed because of his absence for seven years: 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 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 1061 Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 16, 1937 [H. R. 2488] [Private, No. 303] A. H. Sphar. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 16. 1937 [H1.R. 2740] [Private, No. 304] John N. Brooks. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc. , fees.