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1.072 Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. 75TH CONGRESS, Isr SESSION-CHS. 750, 751, 782-AUGUST 24, 25 , 1937 such regulations as he may prescribe, enlisted men and former enlisted men of the Navy for the value of personal effects lost while engaged in emergency relief expeditions during the Ohio Valley flood in January and February, 1937: 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 claims. 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 connection with said claims, 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 24, 1937. [CHAPTER 751] n ti August 24, 1937 [H. R . 3426] [Private, No. 331] AN ACT For the relief of Rose McGirr. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Rosea Mcirr. 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 Rose McGirr, of New York City, the sum of $2,500. Such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims against the United States on account of damages sustained by the said Rose McGirr, when she was struck and injured by a motor vehicle of the Prohibition Bureau of Litation on attor- the Treasury Department in New York City on May 16, 1929: Pro- ley's, etc. , fees. vided, 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 guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined m any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 24, 1937. August 25, 1937 [9. 707] [Private, No. 332] Lucille McClure. Claim to be con- sidered. 39 Stat. 742. 5 U. S. C. A§751- 796. [CHAPTER 782] AN ACT For the relief of Lucille McClure. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the United States Employees' Compensation Commission is hereby authorized and directed to receive and consider the claim of Lucille McClure, of Spokane, Washington, widow of a former deputy administrator of prohibition, H. S. McClure, whose death occurred on January 15, 1929, allegedly as a result of injuries sustained by him while in the performance of his duties, under the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States suffering injuries while in the performance of their duties, and for