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1064 August 16, 1937 [H. R . 4527] [Private, No. 309] Luther Jennings Workman. Payment to guard- ian of. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 683 -685 -AUGUST 16, 1937 [CHAPTER 683] AN ACT For the relief of Luther Jennings Workman, 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 be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,500 to the legal guardian of Luther Jennings Workman, a minor, of Red Jacket, West Virginia, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for personal injuries suffered by him on January 11, 1936, when he was burned by the explosion of gasoline in a fire left by employees of the Works Progress Administration at Red Jacket, West Virginia: 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 con- trary 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 684] August 16, 1937 [H. R. 4775] [Private, No. 310] D. E. Sweinhart. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 16, 1937 [H. R. 5703] [Private, No. 311] Thomas H. Mc- Lain. Payment to. AN ACT For the relief of D. E. Sweinhart. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to D. E. Sweinhart, of San Antonio, Texas, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims against the United States for the death of his son, Edward Sweinhart, a minor, who was killed at San Antonio, Texas, on Octo- ber 14, 1917, by the negligent driving of a United States Army truck: 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 685] AN ACT For the relief of Thomas H. McLain. 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 Thomas H. McLain, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the sum of $2,000, in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for personal injuries sustained when he was struck by a United States mail