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75TH CONGRESS, 1ST SESSION-CHS. 807-809--AUGUST 25, 1937 Baltimore, Maryland, the sum of $1,500; in all, $4,675, in full settle- ment of their claims against the United States for personal injuries and property damage sustained by them as a result of a collision between the car in which they were riding, belonging to William Hintz, and a Coast Guard truck, said collision occurring on July 16, 1936, at Curtis Bay, Maryland: 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 25, 1937. [CHAPTER 808] AN ACT For the relief of Frank Lee Borney. 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 $500 to Frank Lee Borney, in full settlement of all claims for damages against the Government of the United States for injuries sustained by the said Frank Lee Borney by reason of the explosion of a dynamite cap negligently left by Civil Works Administration workers where they were building a road near Red Oak, Texas, on or about February 23, 1934: 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 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 claim any con- tract 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 809] AN ACT For the relief of Anne E. Felix. 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 Anne E. Felix, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the sum of $2,000 in full satisfaction of her claim against the United States for expenses incurred as contestant in connection with preparation and prosecution of the election-contest case of Anne E. Felix versus Michael J. Mul- downey for the seat from the Thirty-second Congressional District of the State of Pennsylvania in the Seventy-third Congress, as author- ized by the Act of March 3, 1879 (U. S. C., title 2, sec. 226), a full and detailed account of such expenses having been properly filed with the clerk of the Committee on Elections Numbered 2, in accordance with 1083 Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 25, 1937 [H. R. 5112] [Private, No. 358] Frank Lee Borney. Payment to. Proviso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for viola- tion. August 25, 1937 [H. R. 5495] [Private, No. 359] Anne E. Felix. Payment of con- tested-election ex- penses. 20 Stat. 400 . 2U.S. C. 226.