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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CHS. 704-706, 715 Aug.27 30, 1940 Sept. 4, 5 , 1040 Greenlee County Fair Grounds at Duncan, Arizona, caused by employees of the Soil Conservation Service between July 23, 1934, and March 25, 1939: Provided, That no part of the amount appro- priated 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 27, 1940. [CHAPTER 705] AN ACT To provide for the transfer of the duplicates of certain books in the Library of Congress to the Beaufort Library of Beaufort, South Carolina. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in order to replace the books taken in 1862 by the order of an officer of the United States from the library of the Beaufort Library Society of Beaufort, South Carolina, which books were subsequently destroyed by a fire in the Smithsonian Institution where they had been stored for safekeep- ing pending the termination of the War between the States, the Librarian of the Library of Congress is authorized and directed to transfer to the Beaufort Library of Beaufort, South Carolina, books of the same value as those which were so taken and destroyed. The books transferred under the provisions of this Act shall be from dupli- cates owned by the Library of Congress and shall not exceed in value, in the aggregate, the value of the books so taken and destroyed, such values to be fixed by the Librarian of the Library of Congress. Approved, August 30, 1940. [CHAPTER 706] AN ACT To increase the number of midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That until Sep- tember 14, 1940, the President is authorized to appoint as additional midshipmen at large at the Naval Academy those competitive and alternate candidates designated for admission in the calendar years 1939 and 1940 who were found mentally qualified therefor prior to the date of this Act but were not accepted for reasons other than physical disqualification: Provided, That no such candidate shall be eligible for admission who was more than twenty years of age on April 1, 1940. Approved, September 4, 1940. [CHAPTER 715] ANAT 867 Proso. Limitation on attor- ney's, etc., fees. Penalty. August 30, 1940 [H. B . 10004] [Public, No. 778] Beaufort Library, Beaufort, 8. C . Transfer of books to. Limitation on value. September 4, 1940 [S. 4271 [Public, No. 779] U. S. Naval Acad- emy. Appointment of ad- ditional midshipmen. Proviso. Age limitation " -_ ^ September 5, 1940 To amend the Federal Aid Act, approved July 11, 1916, as amended and supple- [H. B . 9575] mented, and for other purposes. [Public, No. 780] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural Federal Highway Act of 1940.