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2188 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. I. CHS. 727, 728. AUGUST 26,1935. [CHAPTER 727.] AN ACT ~~,. For the relief of the widow and next of kin of James ,J, Curran. I~No._al ~ Be it enacted by the Serwie and Home 01 Representative, 01 the ~&~ieot United States of Am,erica in Oongress assembled, That the &ere- fill tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropri- ated, to the administrator appointed in the courts of the State of New York of the estate of James J. Curran, of Manhattan Borough, New York City, the sum of $5,000 in full settlement of all claims ~inst the United States for the death of James J. Curran, who died in Manhattan Borough, New York City, on October 26, 1919. as a result of injuries received at New York City on October 22, 1919, by being run down by a Government-owned automobile truck operated by an employee of the United States Postal Service under the jurisdiction of the New York post office, such sum of $5,000 to be dIstributed to said decedent's WIdow and next of kin as damages in an action for causing death by a wrongful act under t·he laws of n:t"iIo tt the State of New York: PrQViaed, That no part of the amount De1's . :c .. ~~ a or- 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 attorneysl 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 ~r centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection WIth said claim, any Pena1t1forvlolatlon. 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 728.] AN ACT .\~t 28, 1936. IH. R . 67110.1 [Private, No. 324 .] For the relief of certain creditors of J. R . and J. A. Whelan, Incorporated. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives 01 the 1. R . anU. A . Wbe- United State8 of America in Oonflress assembled That the Secre- IaDPa~~Credi_ tary of the Treasury be, and he IS hereby, autho'rized to pay, out tonal. of any: money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to James T. O'Connell, trustee for the creditors of J. R . and J. A . Whelan, Incorporated, in full settlement of all claims against the United States, the sum of $9,880; to refund to the creditors the amount of penal~y_collected by the Government for the failure of J. R . and J. A . Whelan, Incorporated, to complete a contract, Noy-1076 (speci- t::ro&aiioll 011 attor- fication 6437), withm the time specified in the contract: Provided, DeT.. etc., fees. 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 sh~ll be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, ~ollect, 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 contract to the contrary notwith- Peua1t1forvlolatlon. standing. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed ~ilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined m any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, August 26, 1935.