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T7TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 685, 686 , 693-AUGUST 16, 17. 1937 truck near the intersection of Thirty-sixth and Market Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on November 27, 1924: 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 con- viction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 16, 1937. 1065 Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. [CHAPTER 686] AN ACT For the relief of William Sullivan. 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 William Sullivan, of West Islip, Long Island, New York, the sum of $3,500 in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for personal injuries received by him on April 23, 1936, resulting from being struck by a bullet from a revolver in the hands of a postal employee at the Babylon, Long Island, New York, post office, said injuries to William Sullivan resulting from the acci- dental discharge of said firearm while being cleaned as part of the routine of official business by said postal employee: 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 693] AN ACT For the relief of the Farmers' Storage and Fertilizer Company, of Aiken, South Carolina. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the statutes of limitation so far as they bar the linters' claim of the Farmers' Storage and Fertilizer Company, of Aiken, South Carolina, now owned by Wesley Johnson, against the United States of America, arising out of contract had with the Government, expiring January 1, 19 1, be, and the same are hereby, waived and revoked. SEC. 2 . That said claimant is hereby authorized to file and have said claim adjudicated by the Court of Claims of the United States: Provided, That said claimant shall commence said action within one year after the date of the enactment of this Act. Approved, August 17, 1937. 'So in original. August 16, 1937 [H. R. 6010] [Private, No. 312] William Sullivan. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 17, 1937 [1. It. 1770] [Private, No. 313] Farmers' Storage and Fertilizer Com- pany, linters' claim. Statutes of limita- tion waived. Adjudication by Court of Claims. Proviso. Commencement of action. 12515 1°-3-PT II---10