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2180 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. I. CHS. 709-711. AUGUST 26, 1935. damages sustained by the said ,\Villiam E. Fossett, when a grove of trees owned by him was partly destroyed by fire due to the negli- a::::u ttor- ~"6nce of Government J?rohibition agents: Provided. That no part IIe)"s, ete.•o:,:~ a of the amount approprIated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any a~ent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered In con- nection 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 ~r centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection WIth PeDaltylorv'olation. said 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 26, 1935. [CHAPTER 710.] AN ACT Arr~.~"~· For the relief of James P. Whalen. [Private. No. 306 .) Be it enacted by the Senate and HO'lUJe of Repr~8entati'IJ(!8 01 the =P. 'T~n. United, State8 of America im, Oongres8 a8semhled, That sections 17 eM' c~~m:l~i and 20 of the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for ex~t;P. 7f6, 747 . employees of ~e Un~ted Sta~ su1fering injuries whife in the per- U.I). c., p. 100. formance of theIr dutIes, and for other purposes", approved Septem- ber 7, 1916, as amended (U. S. C.,. .,.title 5, sees. 767 and 770)t..are hereby waived in Javor of James .l". Whalen, of Cambridge, MRS- sachusetts, who is alleged to have sustained an injury while employed in the Government arsenal at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1918 and 1919, which resulted in permanent physical disability, and his case is authorized to be considered and acted upon under the remaining provisions of such Act, as amended, if he files a notice of such injury and claim for compensation with the United States Employees' Compensation Commission not later than sixty days after the date of enactment of this Act. No prior benefits. Any benefits awarded hereunder shall not accrue prior to the approval of this Act. .\~st 26, 19&. lB. R.2620.) -- {Pr'vate, No. 307.) Sadie Wilkinson. Payment to. Approved, August 26, 1935. [CHAPTER 711.) AN ACT For the relief of Sadie Wilkinson. Be it enacted by the Senate and House 01 Representatives of the llnited States of Al1wri.ca in Oon.gress assemhled, 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 Sadie Wilkinson the sum of $5,000. Such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of Sadie Wilkinson against the Govern- ment because of the death of her husband, Re'lbell 'Vilkinson, on December 11, 1933, when the car in which he was traveling was PrL1-,' tt', t-- struck by a Civilian 'Vorks Administration truck: Provided, That maonona""fo fh . .. J' h'A . f10 ney's, etc., tees. no part 0 t e amount appropnateu III t IS ct III excess 0 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