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1062 Penalty for viola- tion. 75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 678-680-AUGUST 16, 1937 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 deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 16, 1937. [CHAPTER 679] I August 16, 1937 [H. R. 3750] [Private. Nn. 305] AN ACT For the relief of Jack C. Allen. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Jack C. Allen. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- Paymentto. tary 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, to Jack C. Allen, the sum of $286, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for loss of personal possessions in a fire at Fort McPherson, Georgia, in December 1929, said Allen being at the time this loss was sustained a member of the enlisted personnel of the United States Pronois. Army assigned to quarters in the barracks consumed by fire: Pro- Ley's, etc., fees n . r ided, 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 unlawful 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 rendered in connec- tion with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Penalty for viola- Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed Jion. guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 16, 1937. August 16, 1937 [{. R . 3987] [Private, No. 306] Col. C . J. Bartlett, Army. Payment to estate of. Provo. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. [CHAPTER 680] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Colonel C. J. Bartlett, United States Army. 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 Mrs. C . J. Bartlett, of San Francisco California, administratrix of the estate of Colonel C. J. Bartlett, Medical Corps, United States Army, the sum of $293. The payment of such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the loss sus- tained by the said Colonel C. J. Bartlett on account of damage to his personal property incident to its shipment from San Francisco, California, to Fort Slocum, New York, and its reshipment to San Francisco, California, during the year 1934. Such shipment and reshipment were occasioned by the transfer, by order of the Depart- ment of War, of the said Colonel C. J. Bartlett from the Presidio of San Francisco to Fort Slocum, New York, and his subsequent return, by order of the Department of War, to his home in San Francisco to await retirement: 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 t