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2288 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II . CHS. 137,139. MARCH 11,12,1936. March 11. 11136 . (S.327•.] [Private. No. ~l.) MIII'1 Hobart. PQmentto. [CHAPTER 137.] AN ACT For the relief of Mary Hobart. B6 it enacted by the Senate and H0'U86 of Re'JYl'esentatives of the United States of America in Oongress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed tolay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise 8'l?propriate , to Mary Hotiart, of Nekoosa, Wisconsm, the sum of $75, m full satisfac- tion of her claim against the United States for damages arising out of the death of a horse owned by her which was killed by a stump that was blown u.p by members of the Civilian Conservation Corps engaged in blastmg operations in Adams County, Wisconsin, on t:1::uon on attor. August 20, 1934: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated ney's, etc., L'88. in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid 01' delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorn~ 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 appro- priated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the Peualtyforviolatlon. contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon com"ic- tion thereof shall be fini'd in any sum not exceeding $1,000. March 12, 11136 . [S.3001 .) [Private, No. W .J Approved, 1farch 11, 1936. [CHAPTER 139.] AN ACT For the relief of Walter F. Brittan. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Walter F. Brittan. United State8 01 Amer-iaa in Oonnres8 a8sel1tbled, That the Secretarv Payment to. ~~ AJ of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasu!-'Y not otherwise appropriated, to 'Valter F. Brittan, of Great Falls, Montana, the sum of $1,890 in full satisfaction of his claim against the United States for the value of improvements made by him on certain land located in the State of Montana, the use of which was purported to have been granted to him by a permit issued o~ November 5, 1930, by the Forest Service of the Department of AgrICulture, but which he was subsequently forced to abandon because such land, in fact, belonged to other r:r" t individuals: Provided, That no part of t.he amount a{>propriated in ney!s, e~~:°fu.:~ at or- 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 excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection with said claim, any contract to the contrary Penaityforviolation. notwithstanding. .Any fers~n violating the provision~ ~f this A(:t shall be deemed gmlty 0 a mlsdem(>-8.nor and upon conVIctIon thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, March 12, 1936.