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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 803 -S05-AUGUST 25, 19'37 1081 contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the tPenalty for viola- provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in an sumI not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 25, 1937. [CHAPTER 804] AN ACT To provide for the reimbursement of certain enlisted men and former enlisted men of the Navy for the value of personal effects lost, damaged, or destroyed during the hurricane in Samoa on January 15, 1931. 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, such sum or sums, amounting in the aggregate not to exceed $440.15, as may be required by the Secretary of the Navy to reimburse, after claimants shall have filed itemized statements showing actual damages sustained, by proper appraisal, and under such regulations as he may prescribe, enlisted men or former enlisted men of the Navy, for the value of personal effects lost, damaged, or destroyed as a result of a hurricane which struck Ofu and Ta'u, Samoa, on January 15, 1931: 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 these claims, 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 25, 1937. [CHAPTER 805] AN ACT To provide an additional sum for the payment of claims under the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the reimbursenlent of certain officers and enlisted men or former officers and enlisted menl of the Navy and Marine Corps for personal property lost, damaged, or destroyed as a result of the earthquake which oc- curred at Managua, Nicaragua, on March 31, 1931", approved January 21, 1936 (49 Stat. 2212). Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congre' ass sembled, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury be, and lie is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri- ated, such sum or sums, amounting in the aggregate not to exceed $3,144.35, as may be required by the Secretary of the Navy to reim- burse. after claimants shall have filed itemized statements showing actual damages sustained by proper appraisal, and under such regu- lations as he has or may prescribe pursuant to the provisions of the Act approved January 21, 1936 (49 Stat. 2212), Private Law Num- bered 373, Seventy-fourth Congress, the persons hereafter named, in sums not exceeding the amounts set forth, for losses of and dam- ages to reasonable and necessary personal property resulting from the earthquake which occurred at Managua, Nicaragua, on March 31, 1931: Mrs. Alice V. Baske, widow of the late Lieutenant Com- mander Hugo F. A . Baske, Medical Corps, United States Navy, August 25, 1937 [I. R. 4688 [Private, No. 354] Navy. Payment of private property losses, Samoa hurricane. Proriso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 25, 1937 [H. R. 46891 [Private, No. 3551 Navy and Marine Corps. Reimbursement of designated persons for personal property losses, Nicaragua earthquake, 1931. 49 Stat. 2212 . 125151°-;37-PT i1- 11