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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG., 3D SESS. - CHS. 407, 408-JUNE 20, 1940 otherwise appropriated, to the Government of Colombia the sum of $1,981.30, and to the Government of Panama the sum of $550.25, amounting in all to $2,531.55, in full settlement of all claims against the United States by the Government of Colombia, by the Govern- ment of Panama, and by the Comision Mixta Demarcadora de Limites Entre Colombia y Panama, an agency now dissolved, here- tofore created by and functioning under and on behalf of such governments, for damages to cargo sustained and expenses incurred by said commission as a result of a collision on December 7, 1936, in the Bay of Panama between the motor launch Don Bosco, char- tered by the commission, and Panama Railroad barge Numbered 205, operated by the Signal Corps, United States Army." SEC. 2. 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 Jose Antonio Sossa D, owner of the motor launch Don Bosco, the sum of $1,398.46, in full and final settlement of all claims against the United States for damages, including the cost of repairs to the hull, machinery, and other equip- ment of the said motor launch Don Bosco, and for other damages sustained by the said owner, resulting from and due to the same collision described in section 1 of this Act: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess 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, June 20, 1940. [CHAPTER 408] AN ACT For the relief of certain disbursing officers of the Army of the United States and for the settlement of individual claims approved by the War Department. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,That the Comptroller General of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to credit in the accounts of the following disbursing officers of the Army of the United States the amounts set opposite their names: Major Lester L. Boggs, Finance Department, $14.38; Major George W. Brent, Coast Artillery Corps, $78.50; Lieutenant Colonel Edward T. Comegys, Finance Department, $6.08; Major Ray B. Con- ner, Finance Department, $162.10; Major George W. Cooke, Finance Department, $29.90; Lieutenant Colonel Horatio G. Coykendall, Finance Department, $5.50; Major Frederick E. Coyne, Junior, Finance Department, $59; Lieutenant Colonel Walter D. Dabney, Finance Department, $17.86; Major Oliver W. DeGruchy, Finance Department, $18.57; Captain James H. Dickie, Finance Department, $53.74; Captain Lemuel E. Edwards, Finance Department, $50; Lieutenant Colonel Horace G. Foster, Finance Department, $358.75; Lieutenant Colonel Frank M. Holmes, Finance Department, $230.75; Captain John S. Knudsen, Finance Department, $29.39; Captain Ray H. Larkins, Finance Department, $6; Major Charles Lewis, Finance Department, $79.27; Lieutenant Colonel James MacKay, Finance Department, $203.32- Captain Charles K. McAlister, Finance Depart- ment, $30; Major Edmund W. McLarren, Finance Department, $104.27; Lieutenant Colonel Dana W. Morey Finance Department, $208.34; Captain David H. Passell, Finance Reserve, $19.96; Major 495 Jose Antonio Sossa D. Payment to. Provio. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., tee. Penalty. lune 20, 1940 [H. R . 8096] [Public, No. 646l Army. Credit in accounts of certain disbursin offices.