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2~82 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II . CHS.124,125. MARCH 3, 4, 1936. [CHAPTER 124.] AN ACT For the relief of Howard Donovan. Be it enacted by the Se'fUlte awl H0'U8~ ol Retp!esematwe8 of tha Bowvd DoDovan. Unit6d States Qf America in Oongres8 aB8embled, That the Secretary PaJll*lt to. o.f the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and direeted to pay, o.ut o.f any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Howard Donovan, former consul at Bahia, Brazil, the sum of $500, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for the cost of embalming the body of his wife, Ruth Curtiss Donovan; burial; and subsequent transportation of the body from Bahia Brazil, to its burial place at New Haven, Connecticut: r.r::-~ OD attor- frotJided, That no. part of the amount appr?priated .in this Act .. ,.'1, etc., fees. 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 o.f services rendered in connectIon with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to ex~ct1 collect, 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 Peaaltylorvlolatloa. 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, March 3, 1936. [CHAPTER 125.] AN ACT MTarmstroBot (talk) C lB. R . 1l181.J For the relief of the Progressive Commercial ompany of Philadelphia, Pennsyl- [Private No. 4aI.) vania. Be it erwcted by the SeMfe and H ou.~e 01 R('pre8Cntafi1Je.~ 01 the ~rea81ve Com- United States of America in Oongress a.ssembled, That the Commis- PhlladelPTarmstroBot (talk)Y of sioner of Internal Revenue be, and he is hereby, authorized and of~8:o~t!xar~~ direc~d to receive, consider, and deter;mi!le,,in accordanc:e with law, authorl&ed. but WIthout regard to any statute of lImItations, any claIm filed not later than six months after the fassage of this Act by the Pro- gressive Commercial Company 0 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the refund of Federal income taxes paid by said company for the years 1923 to 1930, inclusive, in excess of the amount properly due ProNoI. as income tax for such years: Provided, That in the settlement of l~~lo~~l~i~: said claim there shall be no allowance of interest: Provided, That Dey's, etc., lees. 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 ren- dered in connection witli 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 ~ centum thereof on account of services rendered in connec- tion WIth said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. PeDalt),lorvlolatiODo A'!1 ~n 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, March 4, 1936.