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74TH CONGRESS. SESS. II . CHS. 680, 681. JUNE 20, 1936. [CHAPTER 680.] AN ACT For the relief of Emma Hastings. 2339 lune 20, 1936. [H.R.10436.} [Private, No. 662 .} Be it e'flAl.Cted by the Senate and House of Rep!esentalwea of the United States of .A1lU3rica in Oongress a8semhled, That the Secretary ~=~s::~ngs. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Emma Hastings the sum of $3,500. Such sum shall be in full settlement of all claims of Emma Hastings agt\inst the Government because of the death of her husband, Charles R. Hastings, on Octo- ber 30 1935, when the truck in which he was traveling was struck by a 'Vorks Progress Administration truck: Provided, That no part fr: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 serTices 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. SOIl violating the provisions of t.his Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 20, 1936. (CHAPTER 681.] AN ACT For the relief of Cora Fulghum and Ben Peterson. June 20, 1936. [H. R . 10677.] [Private, No. 663.) Be it ena;cted by the Senate and House of Representatives of tM C FIh • . A' . 0 ~~l.l d Th ora ug urn an... V-n~ted States of mer-wa ~n ongr'ess a8Se'flw e, at the Secre- Den Peterson. tary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed Payment to. to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appr()priated, to (1) Cora Fulghum the sum of $5,000, and to (2) Ben Peterson th(~ sum of $5,000. The payment of such sums to such persons shall be in full settlement of their respective claims against the United States for damages sustained on account of the death of their sons, Arnall Fulghum and C. J . Peterson, respectivelY, who were fatally injured on August 30, 1935, near Waycross, Georgia, in a collision involving the truck on which they' were riding and a Gov- ernment vehicle In the service. of the CiVIlian Conservation Corps: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act fr:ft~ilon on attor. in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall 00 paid or delivered to or Df>Y'S , etc., fees. 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 the said claim, any contract to the con- trary notwithstanding. Any person violating thejrovisions of this Penaltyforvlo)ation. Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor an upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000. Approved, June 20, 1936.