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74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II. CHS. 657-659. JUNE 20, 1936. a former employee of the Veterans' Administration, who, it is alleged, because of her working conditions during the years 1922, 1923, and 1924 developed acute pleurisy, resulting in tuberculosis, without regard to the limitation of time within which such claims are to be filed under the Act entitled "An Act to provide compensation for employees of the United States su1fering injuries while in the per- formance of their duties, and for other purposes", approved Sep- tember 7, 1916, as amended: ProvUJ,ed, That no benefits shall accrue thereunder prior to the passage of this Act. Approved, June 20, 1936. [CHAPTER 658.J AN ACT For the relief of Estelle M. Gardiner. 2329 Vol. 3~ p. 746. U.S.I.:., p.98. PrOflilo. No prior beDdtL June 3>,1936. [H. R . 4ft99.] [PrivatP., No. MO .) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative8 of the United States of America in Oongres8 (Ujsembled, That the Secretary J:TarmstroBot (talk)io~ardiner. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Estelle M. Gardiner the sum of $5,000, in full settlement of all claims against the Government of the United States for damages su1fered by reason of her brother, John Henry Gardiner, being stnlck and fatally injured by a Government automobile which was driven by an employee of the Po~ Offic~ De{>artme~t: PrO'lJided, That no part r~t::iion on attor- of the amount approprIated In thIS Act In excess of 10 per centum ney's, etc., fees. 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 notwithstanding. Any per- Penalty for violation. son violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shal1 be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 20, 1936. [CH APTER 659.] AN ACT For the relief of the estate of Jennie BrenDer. JUDe 20, 1936. [H. R . 4951i.] [Private, No. 641.) Be it enaeted by the Senate and llouse of Representatives ()f the United State8 of America Vn Oongres8 a8semhwd, That the Secretary ~e:::e:n:::[ateof. of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to administrator of the estate of Jenme Brenner, the sum of $5,000. Such sum shall be in full settlement of all claIms against the United States for damages sustained by it on account of the death of the said Jennie Brenner who was fatally injured on October 25, 1934, when a United States mail truck collided with the automobile in which she was seated while such I!-utomobi.le ,,:as halte~, in obed!ence to t~le ~r~ffic t',i~al, PrOfli.o . at a street IntersectIOn In the CIty of ChIcago, Ilhnols. Provided, Limitation on attor- That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in exce~ of ney's, etc., fees. 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