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2140 tfilvue. No. 2la.] 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. I . CHS. 538,539. AUGUST 14,1935. [CHAPTER 838.] AN ACT For the relief of Rene Hooge. Be it enacted by the Senate and House 01 Representatives 01 the United States 01 America in Oongress aBsembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to Rene Hooge, of Bexar County, Texas, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $1,000, in full satisfaction of all claims against the Government for personal injuries received, caused by the negligence of officers and agents of the United States in failing to remove from Kelly Field, in Bexar County, Texas, cer- tain explosives which caused the personal injury to said Rene Hooge, =-taiIon ttOr on or about November 21, 1926: Provided, That no part of the _ ... ., fef/Is"'! a • 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 exces~ of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said PeDalt,forv!olation. claim, 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 14, 1935. [CHAPTER 639.] AN ACT A~\M4.~936. To confer jurisdiction upon the Court of Claims to hear, determine, and render ---r.(Pri,.....,...,v'""'::8te""'.~Ni-o...,.2:':':16""". ) - judgment upon the claim of the Hampton and Branchville Railroad Company. Be it enacted by the Senate and lIouse 01 Representatives 01 the B:!.::vR,onRal~~ United States 01 America in Cong1'es8 aBsembled, That jurisdiction ~=Y'f b I ted is hereby conferred upon the Court of Claims, to hear, d(!termine, to Court ~i ~~8~ and render judgment upon the claim of the Hampton and Branch- ville Railroad Company, of Hampton, South Carolina, against the United States for the sum of $4,768.46, representing the amount of a judgment recovered by the United States from such company by virtue of a certain guaranty contract between such company and the United States entered into in accordance with the provisions of section 209 of the Transportation Act, 1920. ComP81lY's accounts SEC. 2 . The Court of Claims is authorized and directed to make to be examined. such detailed examination of the accounts of such company as may he necessary in order to ascertain the amount, if any, due such com- pany by the United States by virtue of such contract. CO':Dmencement, etc.. SEC. 3. Such claim may be instituted at any time within six of SUit. months after the enactment of th:;; Act, notwithstanding the lapse of ~8YJn~jud~",:~ts. time or any statute of limitations. Proceedings in any suit brought . . ., p...... in the Court of Claims under this Act, appeals therefrom, and pay- ment of any judgment therein shall be had as in the case of claims over which. court has jurisdiction under section 145 of the Judicial Code, as amended. Approved, August 14, 1935.