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IN THE MATTER OF
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Ame ecan Commissioner
Established in pursuance of the Agreement between the
United States and Germany of August 10, 1922
CHANDLER P. ANDERSON
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.WE" SETTLEMENT OF WAR CLAIMS ACT OF 1928"
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Loeus E. Felix and I
T'e- above-named claimant has duly filed with the American Cornm-
iusioner a written request that he fix a reasonable fee to be paid by
to her attorneys, Louis E.
Felix and I. A. Rabinow, of New
Sred by them on behalf
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t, such services being of the character described in the pro-
i of Section 9 of the "Settlement of War Claims Act of 1928."
aeys on the ground that it was excessive, and the attorneys were
h$tied of the filing by the claimant of this request that a reasonable
.|i be fixed.
...e attorneys have filed with the American Commissioner an afli-
Iat bv Mr. Emilio Lonez stating that. at the request of the claimant
IN THE MATTER OF
ola (Laureda) directed that a check for Five TIM*4*
Dollars be drawn to the order of Mr. A. I. Rabinowi
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r Releases from himself and Mr. Felix, which Relasep '
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o her by a representative of Mr. Felix's office upon p
housand ($5,000) Dollars check wicT
over to Mr. Felix by Mr.
original of a release from Mrs. Elvira Donjaot
to these attorneys, executed and acknowledged by her before .a
publc on the same day,
1928, ha ao b
rAmerican Commissioner by the attorneys in this proceeding.
and, ,, th
settlement and payment of the attornes'
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although she states that the settlement was A
before, not binding upon her
because she acted
is settlement but in any event it is not within the jurisdi
American Conunissioner to pass upon the question thus
tshe was improperly coerced in making this
r remedy in the courts of New
York, but, in respow
proceedings to have
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provisions of the Act authorizing the fixing of fees, it "w
futile and of no practical importance" to fix a fee after the c
S erican Commissioner would not actinsht
Inasmuch, therefore, as it appears from the circa
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