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75TH CONGRESS, IST SESSION-CHS. 714, 715, 722-AUGUST 19, 20, 1937 [CHAPTER 714] AN ACT For the relief of Edith Jordan. 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 Edith Jordan, of Gatun, Canal Zone, the sum of $2,500. Such sum shall be in full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for damages resulting from injuries sustained by her on Sep- tember 16, 1933, while walking across a railroad spur crossing owned or controlled by the Panama Canal, in the city of Gatun, Canal Zone: 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 in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services ren- dered in connection with said claim, 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 19, 1937. 1069 August 19, 1937 [H. R. 6059] [Private, No. 322] Edith Jordan. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. [CHAPTER 715] AN ACT For the relief of Jesse A. LaRue. 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 Jesse A. LaRue, of Birmingham, Alabama, the sum of $50 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for the value of a typewriter owned by the said Jesse A. LaRue and loaned by him to the Civil Works Administration and which was stolen on January 16, 1934, from a Birmingham (Alabama) project while in the custody of the Civil Works Administration: 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 19, 1937. [CHAPTER 722] AN ACT For the relief of the Rowesville Oil Company. 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 Rowesville Oil Company, now owned by the estate of W. C . Fairey, against the United States of America, arising out of contract had with the Gov- ernment, expiring July 31,1919, be, and the same are hereby, waived and revoked. August 19, 1937 [H. R. 7172] [Private, No. 323] Jesse A. LaRue. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 20, 1937 [H.R. 1767] [Private, No. 324] Rowesville Oil Com- pany. Adjustment of claim.