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2286 74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II. CHS. 359-361. ){AY 6, 1936. claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary Penalty for violation. notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act I!lhall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction the,eof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, }.,{ay 6, 1936. [CHAPTER 360.] AN ACT May 6, 1936. [H. R.7867.) [Private, ~o. 537.) For the relief of Adolph Micek, a minor. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen.tatives 01 the Adolph Micek. United States of America in Oongress assembled, That the Secretary Payment to guardian or. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to the legal guardian of AdolJ?h Micek, a minor, of Independence, Trempealeau County, 'Visconsm, the sum of $2,500, in full settle- ment of his claim against the United States for personal injuries received, caused by the negligence of officers and agents of the Federal Civil Works Administration in failing to remove from certain school property in Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, certain explosives which caused personal mjury to Adolyh Micek, on or about a:l::iion on attor. Jandu~rYh1.8'A193t4.: Provided f , ITOhat no part ofI t lC fumhoulllltbeappr?dPri- ney's , etc., fee:. ate IntIS C Inexcess0 per eentum t lereo s a palOI' delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorn<'y 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 rec('ive 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 Penalty for violation. 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. May 6,1936. [H. R . 7963.) [Private, No. 538 .) J. Edwin Hemphill. Payment to. PrOfJi80. Limitation on attorĀ· ney's, etc., fees. Penalty for violation. Approved, :May 6, 1936. [CHAPTER 361.] AN ACT For the relief of .J. Edwin Hemphill Be it enacted by the Sennle and House of Ilepl'elwntatives 01 tlte Uitited States of Allwrica in Congress a8srmblcd, That the Secre- tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money: in the Treasury 110t otherwise appropriated, to J. Edwin Hemphill, Petersbur!r, Yirginia, the sum of $1,521.29. Such sum shall Le in fnIl settlement of all claims against the United States on account of injuries sustained by the said J. E<lwin Hemp- hill when he was struck by an iron door stop as he entered the post- office building in Petersburg, Virginia, on J annHl'y 31, 1!)34: Provided, 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 shall be unlaw- ful 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 notwith- standing. Any person violatmg the provisions of this Act shall Le deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any slim not exceeding $1,000. Approved, May 6, 1936.