INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. V, Laws     (Compiled from December 22, 1927 to June 29, 1938)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1941.


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PRIVATE ACTS OF THE SEVENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, 1938
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Chapter 414
June 15, 1938.  | [S. 3111.] 52 Stat., 1334.

An Act For the relief of the estate of Lillie Liston, and Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Trent
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 414 Lillie Liston. Payment to estate of.
Sec. 2 Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Trent. Payment to.
Sec. 2 Proviso. Limitation on attorney's, etc., fees.
Sec. 2 Penalty for violation.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Jeff G. Liston, of Roswell, New Mexico, as administrator of the estate of Lillie Liston, late of Roswell, New Mexico, the sum of $5,000 in full satisfaction of all claims of such estate against the United States for damages resulting from the death of the said Lillie Liston in a collision between the truck in which she was riding, owned and operated by B. W. Trent, of Roswell, New Mexico, and an Indian Service truck operated by Nathan Head, an employee of the Mescalero Apache Indian Agency, such collision having occurred at a point on the highway between Alamogordo, New Mexico, and El Paso, Texas, about six and one-half miles north of Oro Grande, New Mexico, on August 11, 1937.

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SEC. 2.

That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Mr. and Mrs. B.W. Trent, of Roswell, New Mexico, the sum of $1,600 in full satisfaction of all their claims against the United States for damages resulting from property damage and personal injuries sustained by them when their truck, operated by the said B.W. Trent, was struck by an Indian Service truck operated by Nathan Head, an employee of the Mescalero Apache Indian Agency, at a point on the highway between Alamogordo, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, about six and one-half miles north of Oro Grande, New Mexico, on August 11, 1937: 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 such 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 such claim, any contract to the 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.

Approved, June 15, 1938.


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