INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

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Chapter 222
August 1, 1914. | [H.R. 12579.] 38 Stat., 582.

An Act Making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fifteen.
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Chap. 222 Indian Department appropriations.
Chap. 222 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
Chap. 222 24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 222 Repayment.
Chap. 222 Provisos.
Chap. 222 Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 222 Surveys.
Chap. 222 Irrigation, drainage, etc.
Chap. 222 Available until expended.
Chap. 222 Investigating new projects.
Chap. 222 36 Stat., 858, vol. 3, 478.
Chap. 222 Provisos.
Chap. 222 Use restricted.
Chap. 222 Irrigation inspectors.
Chap. 222 Superintendents of irrigation.
Chap. 222 Proceeds of materials sold.
Chap. 222 Irrigation charges.
Chap. 222 Reimbursement from Indian funds.
Chap. 222 Apportionment of cost per capita.
Chap. 222 Annual statement of all irrigation projects.
Chap. 222 Details required.
Chap. 222 Status of water rights of certain Indians, to be reported.
Chap. 222 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Chap. 222 Relieving distress, preventing diseases, etc.
Chap. 222 Provisos.
Chap. 222 Improvements, Fort Lapwai, Idaho, sanatorium.
Chap. 222 Old Fort Spokane, Wash.
Chap. 222 Authority for selling, repealed.
Chap. 222 36 Stat., 1075, vol. 3, 504.
Chap. 222 Equipment for hospital use.
Chap. 222 Erection, etc., of hospitals.
Chap. 222 Annual report of expenditures.
Chap. 222 Segregation of Indians with contagious diseases.
Chap. 222 Authority conferred.
Chap. 222 Support of schools.
Chap. 222 Deaf and dumb and blind education.
Chap. 222 Provisos.
Chap. 222 Restriction.
Chap. 222 Post, p. 24.
Chap. 222 Schools specifically provided for not entitled.
Chap. 222 Tuition at public schools.
Chap. 222 Facilities for Papago Indians in Arizona.
Chap. 222 Schools, agency buildings, etc.
Chap. 222 Provisos.
Chap. 222 Beat and light to employees.
Chap. 222 Not included in compensation.
Chap. 222 37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 562.
Chap. 222 Oneida School, Wis.
Chap. 222 Transporting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 222 Proviso.
Chap. 222 Industrial employment.
Chap. 222 Alaska natives.
Chap. 222 No per capita restriction.
Chap. 222 Agricultural experiments, etc.
Chap. 222 Matrons.
Chap. 222 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 222 Provisos.
Chap. 222 Menominee Reservation, Wis.
Chap. 222 Testing soils, etc., for cultivation.
Chap. 222 Allowance to matrons, etc.
Chap. 222 37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 532.
Chap. 222 Supplies, purchases, etc.
Chap. 222 Proviso.
Chap. 222 Warehouses limited.
Chap. 222 Telegraphing, etc.
Chap. 222 Legal expenses in allotment suits.
Chap. 222 Proviso.
Chap. 222 No attorney’s fees.
Chap. 222 Citizen commission.
Chap. 222 Indian police.
Chap. 222 Proviso.
Chap. 222 Records of arrests, etc.
Chap. 222 Judges, courts.
Chap. 222 Contingent expenses.
Chap. 222 Indian Service inspectors.
Chap. 222 Determining heirs of allottees.
Chap. 222 Provisos.
Chap. 222 Clerks in Indian Office.
Chap. 222 Administration of oaths.
Chap. 222 Osages and Five Civilized Tribes expected.
Chap. 222 Cost to be paid from estates of decedents.
Chap. 222 Accounting, etc.
Chap. 222 Compulsory attendance of witnesses.
Chap. 222 R. S., sec.4908, p. 949.
Chap. 222 36 Stat., 855, Vol. 3, 476.
Chap. 222 37 Stat., 678, Vol. 3, 558.
Chap. 222 Encouraging farming industry, etc., among Indians.
Chap. 222 Provisos.
Chap. 222 Repayment.
Chap. 222 Detailed annual report.
Chap. 222 Limitation.
Sec. 2 Arizona and New Mexico.
Sec. 2 Support of Indians in.
Sec. 2 Fort Mohave School.
Sec. 2 Phoenix School.
Sec. 2 Truxton Canyon School.
Sec. 2 Gila River irrigation system.
Sec. 2 Papago Indians.
Sec. 2 Water for nomadic.
Sec. 2 Western Navajo Reservation.
Sec. 2 Bridge across Moencopi Wash.
Sec. 2 Reimbursement.
Sec. 2 Colorado River Reservation.
Sec. 2 Extending irrigation system.
Sec. 2 36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 509.
Sec. 2 Available until expended.
Sec. 2 Fort Yuma School.
Sec. 2 Land for farm.
Sec. 2 Colorado River.
Sec. 2 Bridge across, at Topock.
Sec. 2 Provisos.
Sec. 2 Division of cost.
Sec. 2 Maintenance.
Sec. 2 Construction.
Sec. 2 34 Stat., 84.
Sec. 2 Fort Mohave Reservation.
Sec. 2 Protecting irrigable lands.
Sec. 2 Papago Indian villages.
Sec. 2 Development of water supply.
Sec. 2 Navajos.
Sec. 2 School facilities.
Sec. 2 Stat., 669, vol. 2, 1015.
Sec. 2 Proviso.
Sec. 2 Discretionary use.
Sec. 2 Developing water supply.
Sec. 2 Camp Verde Indians.
Sec. 2 Purchase of lands for.
Sec. 2 Proviso.
Sec. 2 Trust allotments.
Sec. 2 24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33; 26 Stat., 794, vol. 1, 56.
Sec. 2 San Carlos Reservation.
Sec. 2 Reimbursement for bridges revealed.
Sec. 2 38 Stat., 85, vol. 3, 569.
Sec. 2 Investigation for irrigation system.
Sec. 2 Details of report.
Sec. 3 California.
Sec. 3 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Sec. 3 Lands for homeless Indians.
Sec. 3 Sherman Institute.
Sec. 3 Yuma Reservation.
Sec. 3 Irrigation advances.
Sec. 3 36 Stat., 1063, vol. 3, e 92.
Sec. 3 Fort Bidwell School.
Sec. 3 Greenville School.
Sec. 4 Florida.
Sec. 4 Relief of Seminoles.
Sec. 4 36 Stat., 1063, vol. 3, 492.
Sec. 5 Idaho.
Sec. 5 Fort Hall Reservation.
Sec. 5 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 5 Irrigation system.
Sec. 5 Bannocks.
Sec. 5 Fulfilling treaty.
Sec. 5 15 Stat., 676, vol. 2, 1023.
Sec. 5 Coeur d’Alenes.
Sec. 5 Fulfilling treaty.
Sec. 5 26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Sec. 5 M. D. Colgrove.
Sec. 5 Reimbursement.
Sec. 6 Kansas.
Sec. 6 Haskell Institute.
Sec. 6 Kickapoo Reservation School.
Sec. 6 Sacs and Foxes.
Sec. 6 School.
Sec. 6 12 Stat., 1172, vol. 2, 812.
Sec. 7 Michigan.
Sec. 7 Mount Pleasant School.
Sec. 7 Joseph Bradley.
Sec. 7 Payment to.
Sec. 7 11 Stat., 633, vol. 2, 732.
Sec. 7 Proviso.
Sec. 7 Receipt in full required.
Sec. 8 Minnesota.
Sec. 8 Pipestone School.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of the Mississippi.
Sec. 8 Schools.
Sec. 8 16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 975.
Sec. 8 White Earth School.
Sec. 8 High-school teachers.
Sec. 8 Proviso.
Sec. 8 Continuing higher education of boys.
Sec. 8 38 Stat., 90, vol. 3, 573.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of Minnesota.
Sec. 8 Promotion of self support, etc.
Sec. 8 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 8 Proviso.
Sec. 8 Lands for homeless Mille Lacs.
Sec. 8 Trust allotments.
Sec. 8 24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33;
26 Stat., 794, vol. 1, 56.
Sec. 8 Removal, etc., of Indian bodies.
Sec. 8 White Earth Band.
Sec. 8 Annual celebration.
Sec. 8 Bena, Minn.
Sec. 8 Granted schoolhouse.
Sec. 8 Attendance of Chippewa pupils.
Sec. 8 White Earth, Minn.
Sec. 8 Extending water system into.
Sec. 8 Methodist Church.
Sec. 8 Land to Northern Minnesota Conference.
Sec. 8 Post, p. 65.
Sec. 8 Proviso.
Sec. 8 Right of residents.
Sec. 8 Chippewas of Minnesota.
Sec. 8 Paying expenses of delegations, etc.
Sec. 8 Fond du Lac Reservation.
Sec. 8 Approval of drainage assessment upon lands in.
Sec. 8 Payment.
Sec. 8 Appropriation.
Sec. 8 Reimbursement from Indian funds.
Sec. 8 Rights of way.
Sec. 8 Proviso.
Sec. 8 Lien for repayment.
Sec. 8 Regulations, etc.
Sec. 8 General council at Bemidji, Minn.
Sec. 8 Construction of two hospitals.
Sec. 8 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 8 Location.
Sec. 8 Council Hall at Sawyer.
Sec. 8 Construction, etc.
Sec. 8 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Sec. 8 Mississippi River.
Sec. 8 Constructing bridges on road to Cass Lake School.
Sec. 9 Montana.
Sec. 9 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 9 Fort Belknap Agency.
Sec. 9 Flathead Agency.
Sec. 9 Fort Peck Agency.
Sec. 9 Blackfoot Agency.
Sec. 9 Fort Belknap Reservation.
Sec. 9 Irrigation system.
Sec. 9 36 Stat., 277, vol. 3, 437.
Sec. 9 Flathead Reservation.
Sec. 9 Irrigation systems.
Sec. 9 36 Stat., 277, vol. 3, 437.
Sec. 9 Blackfoot Reservation.
Sec. 9 Irrigation systems.
Sec. 9 34 Stat., 1037, vol. 3, 437.
Sec. 9 Fort Peck Reservation.
Sec. 9 Irrigation systems.
Sec. 9 Proviso.
Sec. 9 Lands to unallotted children.
Sec. 9 35 Stat., 558, vol. 3, 377.
Sec. 9 Crows.
Sec. 9 Fulfilling treaty.
Sec. 9 15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1011.
Sec. 9 Flathead County, Mont.
Sec. 9 Tuition of Indian pupils.
Sec. 9 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes.
Sec. 9 Subsistence, etc.
Sec. 9 19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 168.
Sec. 9 Physician, etc.
Sec. 9 15 Stat., 658, vol. 2, 1014.
Sec. 9 Employing "line riders."
Sec. 9 Rocky Boy’s Band, etc.
Sec. 9 Support, etc.
Sec. 9 Northern Cheyennes.
Sec. 9 Purchase of cattle for.
Sec. 9 Provisos.
Sec. 9 Repayment.
Sec. 9 Annual report of expenditures.
Sec. 10 Nebraska.
Sec. 10 Genoa School.
Sec. 10 Sacs and Foxes.
Sec. 10 Distribution of remainder of tribal funds.
Sec. 10 36 Stat., 368, vol. 3, 455.
Sec. 10 Manner of payment.
Sec. 10 33 Stat. 201, vol. 3, 47.
Sec. 11 Nevada.
Sec. 11 Support, etc., of Indians in.
Sec. 11 Carson City School.
Sec. 12 New Mexico.
Sec. 12 Albuquerque School
Sec. 12 Santa Fe School.
Sec. 12 Pueblo Indians.
Sec. 12 Special attorney.
Sec. 13 New York.
Sec. 13 Senecas.
Sec. 13 Annuity.
Sec. 13 4 Stat., 442.
Sec. 13 Six Nations.
Sec. 13 Annuity.
Sec. 13 7 Stat., 46, vol. 2, 36.
Sec. 14 North Carolina.
Sec. 14 Cherokee School.
Sec. 15 North Dakota.
Sec. 15 Devils Lake Sioux.
Sec. 15 Support, etc., of.
Sec. 15 Fort Berthold Agency.
Sec. 15 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 15 Turtle Mountain Chippewas.
Sec. 15 Support, etc., of.
Sec. 15 Bismarck School.
Sec. 15 Bismarck Water Supply Company.
Sec. 15 Right of way on school lands.
Sec. 15 Conditions.
Sec. 15 Fort Totten School.
Sec. 15 Wahpeton School.
Sec. 15 Standing Rock Reservation.
Sec. 15 Purchase of cattle for Indians on.
Sec. 15 Provisos.
Sec. 15 Repayment.
Sec. 15 Annual report of expenditures.
Sec. 16 Oklahoma.
Sec. 16 Wichitas, etc.
Sec. 16 Support, etc., of.
Sec. 16 Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches.
Sec. 16 Agency expenses from tribal funds.
Sec. 16 Maintenance, etc.
Sec. 16 Proviso.
Sec. 16 Report of expenditures.
Sec. 16 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 16 Cheyennes and Arapahoes.
Sec. 16 Kansas Indians.
Sec. 16 Kickapoos.
Sec. 16 Poncas.
Sec. 16 Chilocco School.
Sec. 16 Quapaw Agency.
Sec. 16 Sale of restricted lands in, for school sites permitted.
Sec. 16 Provisos.
Sec. 16 Patents in fee.
Sec. 16 Reversion for nonuser.
Sec. 16 Pawnees.
Sec. 16 Annuity.
Sec. 16 27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 498.
Sec. 16 Schools.
Sec. 16 11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764.
Sec. 16 Farmer, blacksmiths, etc.
Sec. 16 11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 765.
Sec. 16 Quapaws.
Sec. 16 Education, etc
Sec. 16 7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 396.
Sec. 16 Proviso.
Sec. 16 Certificate of President.
Sec. 16 Kickapoo Indians in Mexico.
Sec. 16 37 Stat., 533, amended, vol. 3, 544.
Sec. 16 Payment to individual Indians of moneys due them.
Sec. 16 Reservation for minors and Paw-kaw-kah.
Sec. 16 Apache Indian prisoners.
Sec. 16 Settlement, etc., of.
Sec. 16 38 Stat., 94, vol. 3, 578.
Sec. 16 Fort Sill School Reservation.
Sec. 16 Irrigation of lands on, from Lawton reclamation project.
Sec. 16 Proviso.
Sec. 16 Charges waived until water delivered.
Sec. 16 Gabe Parker.
Sec. 16 Repayment.
Sec. 16 Chickasaws.
Sec. 16 Purchase of property for boarding school.
Sec. 16 Oklahoma.
Sec. 16 Sale of land for military purposes to.
Sec. 16 Description.
Sec. 16 Provisos.
Sec. 16 Appraisal of price.
Sec. 16 37 Stat., 68, vol. 3, 513.
Sec. 16 Coal or asphalt reserved.
Sec. 16 Time limitation.
Sec. 16 William Volz.
Sec. 16 Payment to.
Sec. 16 Kiowa-Comanche and Apache ceded lands.
Sec. 16 Time extended for payments.
Sec. 16 37 Stat., 91, vol. 3, 521.
Sec. 16 Provisos.
Sec. 16 Accumulation of interest.
Sec. 16 Restriction.
Sec. 17 Five Civilized Tribes
Sec. 17 Administration expenses.
Sec. 17 Proviso.
Sec. 17 Offices of Commissioner and Agency Superintendent abolished.
Sec. 17 Superintendent in lieu.
Sec. 17 Appointment, pay, and duties.
Sec. 17 Probate expenses.
Sec. 17 Dwight Mission School.
Sec. 17 Conveyance of Cherokee lands to.
Sec. 17 32 Stat., 719, vol. 1, 790.
Sec. 17 Price.
Sec. 17 Cherokee Or p h a n Training School.
Sec. 17 Maintenance.
Sec. 17 Proviso.
Sec. 17 Purchase of additional lands.
Sec. 17 Tribal common schools.
Sec. 17 Osages and Quapaws added.
Sec. 17 Proviso.
Sec. 17 Limitation not applicable.
Sec. 17 ante, 9.
Sec. 17 Creeks.
Sec. 17 Equalization of allotments to enrolled members.
Sec. 17 31 Stat., 881, vol. 1, 729.
Sec. 17 32 Stat., 500, vol. 1, 761.
Sec. 17 Basis.
Sec. 17 Payment from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Appropriation for expenses.
Sec. 17 Provisos.
Sec. 17 Amounts due restricted Indians.
Sec. 17 Services of attorneys.
Sec. 17 Exemption from prior debts.
Sec. 17 Sales of tribal property.
Sec. 17 Payment of expenses. from proceeds.
Sec. 17 Segregating coal and asphalt lands included.
Sec. 17 37 Stat., 67, vol. 3,, 513.
Sec. 17 Provisos.
Sec. 17 Collecting rents.
Sec. 17 Specific appropriations required for expenditures.
Sec. 17 Exceptions.
Sec. 17 Enrollment authorized of Five Civilized Tribes.
Sec. 17 Post, 38.
Sec. 17 38 Stat., 780.
Sec. 17 Provisos.
Sec. 17 Payments in lieu of allotments of land.
Sec. 17 Basis.
Sec. 17 To restricted Indians.
Sec. 17 Compensation to attorneys to be deducted.
Sec. 17 Receipts in full required.
Sec. 17 Choctaws.
Sec. 17 Fulfilling treaties.
Sec. 17 Annuities.
Sec. 17 7 Stat., 99, vol. 2, 87; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Light-horsemen.
Sec. 17 7 Stat., 213, vol. 2, 193; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Blacksmith, etc.
Sec. 17 7 Stat., 235, vol. 2, 192; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Education.
Sec. 17 7 Stat., 235, vol. 2, 212; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Iron and steel.
Sec. 17 7 Stat., 236, vol. 2, 213; 11 Stat., 614, vol. 2, 709.
Sec. 17 Hospital for Choctaws and Chickasaws.
Sec. 17 Payments from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Creeks.
Sec. 17 Special session of council.
Sec. 17 Expenses from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Proviso.
Sec. 17 Conditions.
Sec. 17 Chickasaws and Cherokees.
Sec. 17 Per capita payment from tribal funds.
Sec. 17 Amounts.
Sec. 17 Provisos.
Sec. 17 Restricted Indians.
Sec. 17 Exemption from prior debts.
Sec. 17 Five Civilized Tribes.
Sec. 17 All enrollment contracts not approved declared void.
Sec. 17 Punishment for collecting on.
Sec. 17 Allotments not affected by.
Sec. 17 Proviso.
Sec. 17 Expenses payable from tribal interest.
Sec. 17 38 Stat., 1070, vol. 3, 499.
Sec. 17 Additional oil and gas inspectors on leased allotments.
Sec. 18 Oregon.
Sec. 18 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 18 Klamath Agency.
Sec. 18 Warm Springs Agency.
Sec. 18 Umatilla Agency.
Sec. 18 Salem School.
Sec. 18 Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies.
Sec. 18 Support, etc., of Indians.
Sec. 18 Klamath Reservation.
Sec. 18 Modoc Point irrigation system in.
Sec. 19 Pennsylvania.
Sec. 19 Carlisle school.
Sec. 20 South Dakota.
Sec. 20 Flandreau School.
Sec. 20 Pierre School.
Sec. 20 Rapid City School.
Sec. 20 Sioux of different tribes.
Sec. 20 Teachers, etc.
Sec. 20 15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 1002.
Sec. 20 Additional employees.
Sec. 20 Subsistence.
Sec. 20 19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Sec. 20 Proviso.
Sec. 20 Transportation.
Sec. 20 Schools.
Sec. 20 15 Stat., 638, vol. 2, 1000; 25 Stat., 894, vol. 1,335.
Sec. 20 Agreement extended.
Sec. 20 Yankton Sioux.
Sec. 20 Support, etc., of.
Sec. 20 Canton, S. Dak.
Sec. 20 Expenses of insane asylum.
Sec. 20 Standing Rock Reservation.
Sec. 20 Investigating necessity for highway through.
Sec. 21 Utah.
Sec. 21 Utes, Confederated Bands.
Sec. 21 Carpenters, etc.
Sec. 21 15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Sec. 21 Food, etc.
Sec. 21 Employees.
Sec. 21 Support of detached Indians.
Sec. 21 Utes, Confederated Bands.
Sec. 21 Distribution from principal funds.
Sec. 21 For self-support , etc., from accumulated interest.
Sec. 21 37 Stat., 934, vol. 3, 559.
Sec. 21 Proviso.
Sec. 21 Report of all expenditures.
Sec. 21 Seeds and agricultural implements.
Sec. 21 15 Stat., 619, vol. 2, 992.
Sec. 21 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes.
Sec. 21 Irrigating allotments.
Sec. 21 34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 243.
Sec. 21 Myton, Utah.
Sec. 21 Protecting bridge.
Sec. 22 Washington.
Sec. 22 Support, etc.
Sec. 22 D’Wamish, etc., Indians.
Sec. 22 Makahs.
Sec. 22 Qui-nai-elts and Quill-eh-utes.
Sec. 22 Yakima Agency Indians.
Sec. 22 Colville and Puyallup Agencies’ Indians.
Sec. 22 Joseph’s Band, Nez Perces.
Sec. 22 Spokanes.
Sec. 22 27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Sec. 22 Yakima Reservation.
Sec. 22 Additional water to Indians of.
Sec. 22 38 Stat., 100, vol. 3, 584.
Sec. 22 Apportionment.
Sec. 22 Payment of first installment.
Sec. 22 Plan for distribution, etc., to be submitted.
Sec. 22 Irrigating Yakima allotments.
Sec. 22 33 Stat., 597, vol. 3, 245; 34 Stat., 1050, vol. 3, 302
Sec. 22 Cushman School.
Sec. 22 John Robinson.
Sec. 22 Conveyance of lands to, ratified.
Sec. 22 To receive fee patent.
Sec. 23 Wisconsin.
Sec. 23 Hayward School.
Sec. 23 Tomah School.
Sec. 23 Proviso.
Sec. 23 Repairs to barn.
Sec. 23 37 Stat., 538, vol. 3, 550.
Sec. 23 La Pointe or Bad River Reservation.
Sec. 23 Enrollment of Indians entitled to allotments on.
Sec. 23 Allotments of lands.
Sec. 23 10 Stat., 1109, vol. 2, 648,
Sec. 23 Issue of conditional patents.
Sec. 23 Timber reserved.
Sec. 23 Provisos.
Sec. 23 Removal of timber reservation.
Sec. 23 Intoxicants prohibited.
Sec. 23 Sales of timber.
Sec. 23 Distribution of proceeds.
Sec. 23 Provisos.
Sec. 23 Timber contracts submitted to Indians.
Sec. 23 Distribution of amount on hand.
Sec. 23 Operation of mills if price of timber inadequate.
Sec. 23 Use of proceeds from prior sales.
Sec. 23 Limit of cost.
Sec. 23 Chippewas of Lake Superior.
Sec. 23 Support, etc., of.
Sec. 23 Pottawatomies.
Sec. 23 Support, etc., of.
Sec. 23 Saint Croix Chippewas.
Sec. 23 Investigation of condition and tribal rights of.
Sec. 23 Extent of report.
Sec. 23 25 Stat., 642, vol. 1, 301.
Sec. 23 Enrollment, etc.
Sec. 23 Bad River Reservation.
Sec. 23 Improving sanitary conditions of Indians of.
Sec. 23 Wisconsin Band of Pottawatomies.
Sec. 23 Use of balance to purchase lands for.
Sec. 23 38 Stat., 102, vol. 3, 586.
Sec. 23 La Pointe Reservation.
Sec. 23 Indian town site to be set apart on.
Sec. 23 Board of appraisal.
Sec. 23 Issue of trust patents for lots.
Sec. 23 24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
Sec. 23 Provisos.
Sec. 23 Purchases restricted to Indians.
Sec. 23 Preference to occupants.
Sec. 23 Disposal of unsold lots.
Sec. 23 Intoxicants prohibited.
Sec. 23 Burial ground, etc.
Sec. 23 Fair grounds, etc.
Sec. 24 Wyoming.
Sec. 24 Shoshones.
Sec. 24 Support, etc,
Sec. 24 School.
Sec. 24 Fulfilling treaty.
Sec. 24 15 Stat., 676, vol. 7, 1023.
Sec. 24 Fort Washakie.
Sec. 24 Repairs.
Sec. 24 Irrigation system on Reservation.
Sec. 24 Repayment.
Sec. 24 33 Stat., 1016, vol. 3, 123.
Sec. 24 Roads and bridges.
Sec. 24 Right Rev. N. S. Thomas.
Sec. 24 Reimbursement to.

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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 following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the current and contingent expenses of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and in full compensation for all offices the salaries for which are provided for herein for the service of the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, namely:

For the survey, resurvey, classification and allotment of lands in severalty under the provisions of the Act of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (Twenty-fourth Statutes at Large, page three hundred and eighty-eight), entitled "An Act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians," and under any other Act or Acts providing for the survey or allotment of Indian lands, $150,000 to be repaid proportionately out of any Indian moneys held in trust or otherwise by the United States and available by law for such reimbursable purposes and to remain available until expended: Provided, That hereafter no part of said sum shall be used for the survey, resurvey, classification or allotment of any land in severalty on the public domain to any Indian, whether of the Navajo or other tribes, within

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the State of New Mexico and the State of Arizona, who was not residing upon the public domain prior to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen: Provided further, That the surveys shall be made in accordance with the provisions for the survey and resurveys of public lands, including traveling expenses and per diem allowances in lieu of subsistence to those employed thereon.

For the construction, repair, and maintenance of ditches, reservoirs, and dams, purchase and use of irrigation tools and appliances, water rights, ditches, lands necessary for canals, pipe lines, and reservoirs for Indian reservations and allotments, and for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods, or loss of water rights, including expenses of necessary surveys and investigations to determine the feasibility and estimated cost of new projects and power and reservoir sites on Indian reservations in accordance with the provisions of section thirteen of the Act of June twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and ten, $335,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended on any irrigation system or reclamation project for which specific appropriation is made in this Act or for which public funds are or may be available under any other Act of Congress; for pay of one chief inspector of irrigation, who shall be a skilled irrigation engineer, $4,000; one assistant inspector of irrigation, who shall be a skilled irrigation engineer, $2,500; for traveling and incidental expenses of two inspectors of irrigation, including sleeping-car fare and a per diem of $3 in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field and away from designated headquarters, $4,200; in all, $345,700: Provided also, That not to exceed seven superintendents of irrigation, six of whom shall be skilled irrigation engineers and one competent to pass upon water rights, and one field-cost accountant, may be employed: Provided further, That the proceeds of sales of material utilized for temporary work and structures shall be covered into the appropriation made therefor and be available for the purpose of the appropriation; and for lands irrigable under any such system or project the Secretary of the Interior may fix maintenance charges which shall be paid as he may direct, such payments to be available for use in maintaining the project or system for which collected: Provided further, That all moneys expended heretofore or hereafter under this provision shall be reimbursable where the Indians have adequate funds to repay the Government, such reimbursements to be made under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to apportion the cost of any irrigation project constructed for Indians and made reimbursable out of tribal funds of said Indians in accordance with the benefits received by each individual Indian so far as practicable from said irrigation project, said cost to be apportioned against such individual Indian under such rules, regulations, and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, and annually thereafter the Secretary of the Interior shall transmit to Congress a cost account in detail of all moneys, from whatever source derived, expended on each such irrigation project for the preceding fiscal year, including a resume of previous expenditures, which shall show the number of Indians on the reservation where the land is irrigated, irrigable area under ditch, irrigable area under project (approximate), irrigable area cultivated by Indians, irrigable area cultivated by lessees, amount expended on construction to June thirtieth of the preceding fiscal year, amount necessary to complete, and cost per acre when completed (estimated); value of land when irrigated, and such other detailed information as may be requisite for a thorough understanding of the conditions on each system or project: Provided further, That in addition to what is herein required there shall be submitted to

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Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and fourteen, as to the Uintah, Shoshone, Flathead, Blackfeet, and Fort Peck Reclamation projects, a report showing the status of the water rights of the Indians and the method of financing said projects, together with such other information as the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary for a full and complete understanding of all the facts and conditions in connection therewith.1

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors among Indians, $100,000.

To relieve distress among Indians and to provide for their care and I, for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis, trachoma, smallpox, et and other contagious and infectious disease, including the purchase of vaccine and expense of vaccination, correction of sanitary defects in Indian homes, $300,000: Provided, That not to exceed $3,500 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for the purchase of improvements on land to be deeded to the Government by the school board of district numbered fifty-seven, State of Idaho: Provided further, That so much of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and eleven (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page ten hundred and seventy-five), as authorizes the sale and conveyance of the lands, buildings, and other appurtenances of the old Fort Spokane Military Reservation, in the State of Washington, be, and the same is hereby, repealed; and not to exceed $10,000 of the amount herein appropriated, or so much thereof as may be necessary, shall be used for the equipment and maintenance of said buildings for hospital purposes for the use and benefit of such Indians as the Secretary of the Interior may designate: Provided further, That not to exceed $100,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended in the erection and equipment of hospitals for the use of Indians; and no hospital shall be constructed at a cost to exceed $15,000, including equipment: Provided further, That hereafter the Secretary of the Interior shall submit to Congress annually a detailed report as to all moneys expended in the erection of hospitals as provided for herein: Provided further, That whenever the Secretary of the Interior shall find any Indian afflicted with tuberculosis, trachoma, or other contagious or infectious diseases, he may, if in his judgment the health of the afflicted Indian or that of other persons require it, isolate, or quarantine such afflicted Indian in a hospital or other place for treatment. The Secretary of the Interior may employ such means as may be necessary in the isolation, or quarantine of such Indian, and it shall be the duty of such Indian so afflicted to obey any order or regulation made by the Secretary of the Interior in carrying out this provision.

For support of Indian day and industrial schools not otherwise provided for and for other educational and industrial purposes in connection therewith, including for the support and education of deaf and dumb and blind Indian children not to exceed $40,000, $1,550,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation, or any other appropriation provided for herein, except appropriations made pursuant to treaties, shall be used to educate children of less than one-fourth Indian blood whose parents are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they live and where there are adequate free school facilities provided and the facilities of the Indian schools are needed for pupils of more than one-fourth Indian blood: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the support of Indian day and industrial schools where specific appropriation is made: Provided further, That not more than $20,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for the tuition of Indian children enrolled in the public schools: And provided further, That $50,000 of the amount herein appropriated, in addition to any other


1 33 Op. Atty. Gen’l., 27; 48 L.O.D., 476; 49 L.O.D., 370-372; 51 L.O.D., 615; 6 Comp. Gen’l, 623.

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funds available for that purpose, shall be used to provide school facilities for the children of the Papago Tribe of Indians in Arizona.

For construction, lease, purchase, repairs, and improvements of schools and agency buildings, and sites, and for sewerage, water supply, and lighting plants, $440,000; Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to allow employees in the Indian Service, who are furnished quarters, necessary heat and light for such quarters without charge, such heat and light to be paid for out of the fund chargeable with the cost of heating and lighting other buildings at the same place: Provided further, That the amount so expended for agency purposes shall not be included in the maximum amounts for compensation of employees prescribed by section one, Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve: Provided further, That not to exceed $10,000 of this amount may be used for providing necessary drainage and equipment for fruit raising, and for the construction of a new barn and for repairs at the Oneida boarding school at Oneida, Wisconsin.

For collection and transportation of pupils to and from Indian and public schools, and for placing school pupils, with the consent of their parents, under the care and control of white families qualified to give them moral, industrial, and educational training, $72,000: Provided, That not to exceed $5,000 of this amount may be used in the transportation and placing of Indian youths in positions where a remunerative employment may be found for them in industrial pursuits. The provisions of this section shall also apply to native pupils of school age under twenty-one years of age brought from Alaska.

All moneys appropriated herein for school purposes among the Indians may be expended, without restriction as to per capita expenditure, for the annual support and education of any one pupil in any school.

To conduct experiments on Indian school or agency farms designed to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, grains, vegetables, and fruits; for the purposes of preserving living and growing timber on Indian reservations and allotments, and to advise the Indians as to the proper care of forests; for the employment of suitable persons as matrons to teach Indian women and girls housekeeping and other household duties, and for furnishing necessary equipments and supplies and renting quarters for them where necessary; for the employment of practical farmers and stockmen, in addition to the agency and school farmers now employed; and to superintend and direct farming and stock raising among Indians, $450,000: Provided, That the foregoing shall not, as to timber, apply to the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin: Provided further, That not to exceed $25,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be used to conduct experiments on Indian school or agency farms to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, cotton, grains, vegetables, and fruits: Provided also, That the amounts paid to matrons, foresters, farmers, and stockmen herein provided for shall not be included within the limitation on salaries and compensation of employees contained in the Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve.

For the purchase of goods and supplies for the Indian Service, including inspection, pay of necessary employees, and all other expenses connected therewith, including advertising, storage, and transportation of Indian goods and supplies, $300,000: Provided, That after the passage of this Act, no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be used for the maintenance of to exceed three permanent warehouses in the Indian Service.

For telegraph and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington, $10,000.

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For witness fees and other legal expenses incurred in suits instituted in behalf of or against Indians involving the question of title to lands allotted to them, or the right of possession of personal property held by them, and in hearings set by the United States local land officers to determine the rights of Indians to public lands, $2,000: Provided, That no pert of this appropriation shall be used in the payment of attorneys fees.

For expenses of the Board of Indian Commissioners, $10,000.

For payment of Indian police, including chief’s of police at not to exceed $50 per month each and privates at not to exceed $30 per month each, to be employed in maintaining order, and for the purchase of equipments and supplies and for rations for policemen at nonration agencies, $200,000: Provided, That hereafter whenever an Indian shall be incarcerated in an agency jail, or any other place of confinement, on an Indian reservation or at an Indian school, a report or record of the offense or case shall be immediately submitted to the superintendent of the reservation or such official or officials as he may designate, and such report shall be made a part of the records of the agency office.

For compensation of judges of Indian courts where tribal relations now exist, $8,000.

For pay of special agents at $2,000 per annum; for traveling and incidental expenses of such special agents, including sleeping-car fare, and a per diem of not to exceed $3 in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field or ordered to the seat of government in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior; for transportation and incidental expenses of officers and clerks of the Office of Indian Affairs when traveling on official duty; for pay of employees not otherwise provided for; and for other necessary expenses of the Indian Service for which no other appropriation is available, $135,000.

For the employment of six Indian Service inspectors, exclusive of one chief inspector, at salaries not to exceed $2,500 per annum each arid actual traveling expenses, and $3 per them in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field, $30,000.

For the purpose of determining the heirs of deceased Indian allottees having any right, title, or interest, in any trust or restricted allotmnent, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, $100,000: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use not to exceed $20,000 for the employment of additional clerks in the Indian Office in connection with the work of determining the heirs of deceased Indians, out of the $100,000 appropriated herein: Provided further, That hereafter any officer or employee appointed or designated by the Secretary of the Interior or the Commissioner of Indian Affairs as special examiner in heirship cases shall be authorized to administer oaths in investigations committed to him: Provided further, That the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to the Osage Indians, nor to the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma: And provided further, That hereafter upon the determination of the heirs of a deceased Indian by the Secretary of the Interior, there shall be paid by such heirs, or front the estate of such deceased Indian, or deducted from the proceeds from the sale of the land of the deceased allottee, or front any trust funds belonging to the estate of the decedent, the sum of $15, to cover the cost of determining the heirs to the estate of the said deceased allottees; which amount shall be. accounted for and paid into the Treasury of the United States and a report made annually to Congress by the Secretary of the Interior, on or before the first Monday in December, of all moneys collected and deposited, as herein provided: And provided further, That the authority delegated to judges of the United States courts by section forty-nine hundred and eight of the

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Revised Statutes is hereby conferred upon the Secretary of the Interior to require the attendance of witnesses at hearings, upon proper showing by any of the parties to determine the heirs of decedents, held in accordance with section one of the Act of June twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes, page eight hundred and fifty-five), and the amendment of February fourteenth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-seventh Statutes, page six hundred and seventy-eight), under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe.

For the purpose of encouraging industry and self-support among the Indians and to aid them in the culture of fruits, grains, and other crops, $600,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available, which sum may be used for the purchase of seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment necessary to enable Indians to become self-supporting: Provided, That said sum shall be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment to the United States on or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty-five: Provided ,further, That hereafter the Secretary of the Interior shall submit to Congress annually on the first Monday in December a detailed report of all moneys appropriated for the purpose of encouraging industry among Indians: And provided also, That not to exceed $75,000 of the amount herein appropriated shall be expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe of Indians.

ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO.


SEC. 2.

For support and civilization of Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, including pay of employees, $330,000.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Fort Mojave, and for pay of superintendent, $35,100; for general repairs and improvements, $3,800; in all, $38,900.

For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Phoenix, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $119,400; for general repairs and improvements, $7,500; for connecting the sewer system of the Phoenix Indian School and the East Farm Tubercular Sanitarium with the sewer system of the city of Phoenix, $32,000; in all, $158,900.

For support and education of one hundred pupils at the Indian school at Truxton Canyon, Arizona, and for pay of superintendent, $18,200; for general repairs and improvements, $3,000; in all, $21,200.

For maintenance, care, and protection of machinery and irrigation wells already completed, in connection with the irrigation of the lands of the Pima Indians in the vicinity of Sacaton, in the Gila River Reservation, $10,000, reimbursable from any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For the development of a water supply for domestic and stock purposes and for irrigation for nomadic Papago Indians in Pima County, Arizona, $5,000.

For the construction of a bridge across the Moencopi Wash on the Western Navajo Indian Reservation, Arizona, $6,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, reimbursable to the United States by the Indians having tribal right’s on said reservation and to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds belonging to said Indians until paid.

For the construction and repair of necessary channels and laterals for the utilization of water in connection with the pumping plant for irrigation purposes on the Colorado River Indian Reservation,

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Arizona, as provided in the Act of April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page two hundred and seventy-three), for the purpose or securing an appropriation of water for the irrigation of approximately one hundred and fifty thousand acres of land and for maintaining and operating the pumping plant, $15,000, reimbursable as provided in said Act, and to remain available until expended.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to set aside and reserve as a school farm for the Fort Yuma Indian School, the west half of the northwest quarter and the west half of the southwest quarter of section twenty-four, township sixteen south, range twenty-two east, San Bernardino meridian.

That there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, clot to exceed the sum of $25,000, and in no event more than one-third of the sum that may be necessary for the construction of a bridge across the Colorado River at or near Topock, in the State of Arizona, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That no part of the money herein appropriated shall be expended until the Secretary of the Interior shall have approved the plans of said bridge and obtained from the proper authorities of the State of Arizona and the County of San Bernardino in the State of California satisfactory guaranties of the payment, by the said States, of at least two-thirds of the cost of said bridge; and that the proper authorities of the said States assume full responsibility for, and will at all times maintain and repair said bridge and the approaches thereto: And provided further, That the bridge shall be built in accordance with the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to regulate the construction of bridges over navigable waters, approved March twenty-third, nineteen hundred and six."

For maintaining, strengthening, and raising the dike constructed to protect the irrigable lands on the Fort Mohave Reservation, Arizona, from damage by floods, $5,000, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For improvement and sinking of wells, installation of pumping machinery, construction of tanks for domestic and stock water, and for the necessary structures for the development of a supply of water for domestic use for eight Papago Indian villages in southern Arizona, $20,000.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry into effect the provisions of the sixth article of the treaty of June eighth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, between the United States and the Navajo Nation or Tribe of Indians, proclaimed August twelfth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, whereby the United States agrees to provide school facilities for the children of the Navajo Tribe of Indians, $100,000: Provided, That the said Secretary may expend said funds, in his discretion, in establishing or enlarging day or industrial schools.

For continuing the development of a water. supply for the Navajo Indians on the Navajo Reservation, $25,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For the purchase of lands for the use and benefit of Indians under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the Camp Verde Indian School, Arizona, $20,000, to remain available until expended: Provided, That the lands purchased for said Indians shall be held in trust and be subject to the provisions of the general allotment Act of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (Twenty-fourth Statutes at Large, page three hundred and eighty-eight), as amended.

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That so much of the Indian appropriation Act approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page eighty-five), as makes reimbursable out of the tribal funds of the Indians of the Fort Apache Indian Reservation an appropriation for the construction of two bridges on the San Carlos Indian Reservation in Arizona be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

For investigation recommended by the Board of Engineer Officers of the United States Army, as set forth in paragraph two hundred and seventeen of their report to the Secretary of War on February fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, House Document Numbered Seven hundred and ninety-one, Sixty-third Congress, second session, and report as to the supply of the legally available water, acreage available for irrigation and titles thereto, the maximum and minimum estimated cost of the San Carlos irrigation project, including dam and necessary canals, ditches, and laterals, with recommendations and reasons therefor and the probable cost of adjudicating the water rights along the Gila River necessary thereto, and to take the steps necessary to prevent the vesting of any water rights in addition to those, if any, now existing until further action by Congress, $50,000.

CALIFORNIA.


SEC. 3.

For support and civilization of Indians in California, including pay of employees, $42,000.

For the purchase of lands for the homeless Indians in California, including improvements thereon, for the use and occupancy of said Indians,,$ 10,000, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, said funds to be expended under such regulations and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For support and education of six hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, including pay of superintendent, $108,125; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000; in all, $118,125.

For reclamation and maintenance charge on Yuma allotments, $40,000, to be reimbursed from the sale of surplus lands or from other funds that may be available, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and eleven.

For support and education of one hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Fort Bidwell Indian School, California, including pay of superintendent, $20,500; for repairs and improvements, $3,600; in all, $24,100.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Greenville Indian School, California, including pay of superintendent, $18,400; for repairs and improvements, $6,600; in all, $25,000.

FLORIDA.


SEC. 4.

That the unexpended balance of the appropriation of $10,000 "for relief of distress among the Seminole Indians in Florida, and for purposes of their civilization," made in 8 the Indian appropriation Act approved March third, nineteen hundred and eleven, is hereby reappropriated and made available.

IDAHO.


SEC. 5.

For support and civilization of Indians on the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho, including pay of employees, $30,000.

For maintenance and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, $25,000, reimbursable to the United States out of any funds of the

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Indians occupying the Fort Hall Reservation now or hereafter available.

For fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Bannocks in Idaho: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of July third, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $5,000.

For the Coeur d’Alenes, in Idaho: For pay of blacksmith, carpenter, and physician, and purchase of medicines (article eleven, agreement ratified March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one), $3,000.

To reimburse M. D. Colgrove, superintendent of the Coeur d’Alene Agency, for expenses incurred in connection with the retention of an Indian charged with murder, $6.

KANSAS.


SEC. 6.

For support and education of seven hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, and for pay of superintendent, $127,750; for general repairs and improvements, $11,000; for gymnasium building and equipment, $25,000; in all, $163,750.

For support and education of eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Kickapoo Reservation, Kansas, including pay of superintendent, $14,860; for general repairs and improvements, $2,500; in all, $17,360.

For fulfilling treaties with the Sacs and Foxes of the Missouri: For support of a school (article five, treaty of March sixth, eighteen hundred and-sixty-one), $200.

MICHIGAN.


SEC. 7.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, and for pay of superintendent, $60,450; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; for gymnasium and manual training buildings and equipment, $20,000; in all, $85,450.

The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Joseph Bradley, attorney in fact for the Saginaw, Swan Creek, and Black River Bands of Chippewa Indians, Michigan, the balance of $30.65 in the Treasury and due these Indians under the provisions of article two of the treaty of August second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five (Eleventh Statutes at Large, page six hundred and thirty-three): Provided, however, That he shall before receiving the said sum execute as attorney in fact on behalf of these Indians a receipt in full therefor.

MINNESOTA.


SEC. 8.

For support and education of two hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Pipestone, Minnesota, including pay of superintendent, $39,175; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for lavatory, $3,500; $6,500 for repairs on buildings and purchase of equipment to replace that destroyed or damaged by tornado on June tenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen; in all, $55,175.

For support of a school or schools for the Chippewas of the Mississippi in Minnesota (article three, treaty of March nineteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven), $4,000.

For the payment of high-school teachers at the White Earth Indian School, Minnesota, for instruction of children of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, $4,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, the said suns to be reimbursable and to be used under

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rules to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That not to exceed $1,000 of this sum may be used to continue the education of boys appointed under the provisions of the Act of Congress entitled "An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the. Bureau of Indian Affairs, for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, and for other purposes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen," approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $205,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under section seven of the Act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota," and to use the same for the purpose of promoting civilization and self-support among the said Indians in manner and for purposes provided for in said Act: Provided, That not to exceed $40,000 of this amount may be used in the purchase of lands for homeless nonremoval Mille Lacs Indians, to whom allotments have not heretofore been made, to be immediately available and to remain available until expended, said lands to be held in trust and may be allotted to said Indians, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, subject to the provisions of the Act of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (Twenty-fourth Statutes at Large, page three hundred and eighty-eight, as amended): Provided further, That not to exceed $5,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended in the removal of Chippewa Indian bodies from the burial grounds in the vicinity of Wisconsin Point, Wisconsin, and their reinterment in an established cemetery in the city of Superior; said amount to cover markers for each grave or one monument, as may be found most suitable; and for the removal and suitable burial and marking of the graves of Indian bodies at Mille Lacs, Gull Lake, and Sandy Lake, Minnesota.1

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to advance to the executive committee of the White Earth Band of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota the sum of $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be expended in the annual celebration of said band to be held June fourteenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, out of the funds belonging to said band.

That the building at Bena, Minnesota, is hereby granted to the village of Bena to be used as a schoolhouse, together with so much land as the Secretary of the Interior may determine, not exceeding three acres, and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to convey said property by deed with a condition that the children of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota shall have the privilege of attending at all times the school maintained therein on the same basis as white children attend the said school.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to expend the sum of $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds of the White Earth Band of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, for the extension of the water system in the village of White Earth, Minnesota.

The Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue to the Northern Minnesota Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church a patent in fee to lot one, section nineteen, township sixty-five north, range twenty-one west of the fourth


122 Comp. Dec., 57.

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principal meridian, State of Minnesota: Provided, That any persons who were residing upon said land on January first, nineteen hundred and fourteen, shall not be required to remove therefrom except upon terms approved by the Secretary of the Interior.

That the sum of $1,500, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated from the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of the State of Minnesota now in the Treasury, to pay the expenses incurred by the delegations of Chippewa Indians who visited Washington, District of Columbia, on business for said Chippewas and who were elected by the councils of March twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and eleven, and December thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twelve, and also for the expenses of the delegates who attended the General Council of the Chippewas of Minnesota, held at Cass Lake, Minnesota, on May sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth, nineteen hundred and thirteen.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to approve the assessments, together with maps showing right of way and definite location of proposed drainage ditches made tinder the laws of the State of Minnesota upon the tribal and allotted lands of the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation, Minnesota, in Carlton County judicial ditch number one. That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to pay the amount assessed against said allotted and tribal lands. There is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $13,080, to be reimbursable from any funds belonging to the individual allottees or their heirs or from any funds belonging to the tribe subject to be prorated, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior. That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to approve deeds for right of way from such said allottees or their heirs as may be necessary to permit the construction and maintenance of said drainage ditch upon the payment of adequate damages therefor: Provided, That no patent in fee shall be issued for any tract of land under the terms of this paragraph until the United States shall have been wholly reimbursed for all assessments paid or to be paid on such tract under the terms hereof. That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to do and perform any and all acts and to make such rules and regulations as may be necessary and proper for the purpose of carrying the provisions hereof into force and effect.

That the sum of $1,500, or so much thereof as tray be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota is hereby appropriated to pay the expenses of the general council of said tribe held at Bimidji, Minnesota, in July, nineteen hundred and fourteen.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $50,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under section seven of the Act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota," and to use the same for the purpose of constructing, equipping, and maintaining two hospitals, one to be located either on the Red Lake or Leech Lake Reservation and one to be located on the Fond du Lac Reservation, the sites to be selected by the Secretary of the Interior, for the use and benefit of the Chippewa Indians in Minnesota.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under section seven of the Act of January fourteenth, eighteen hun-

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dred and eighty-nine, entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota," and to use the same for the purpose of constructing and furnishing a council hall at such point as he may select, for the use of the Indians living in the vicinity of Sawyer, Minnesota.

For the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River on the road between Cass Lake, Minnesota, and the Cass Lake Indian School, in said State, at a point on Government lot numbered three, in section twenty-nine, township one hundred and forty-six, range thirty-one, to a point on Government lot numbered four, in said section, in said State of Minnesota, or at such point and in such manner as shall be designated by the Secretary of the Interior, the sum of $5,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota.

MONTANA.


SEC. 9.

For support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $20,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Flathead Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $12,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Peck Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $30,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Blackfeet Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, $15,000.

For maintenance and operation, including repairs, of the Milk River irrigation system on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, $20,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten.1

For continuing the construction of irrigation systems to irrigate the allotted lands of the Indians of the Flathead Reservation, in Montana, and the unallotted irrigable lands to be or which have been heretofore disposed of under authority of law, including the necessary surveys, plans, and estimates, $200,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April fourth, nineteen hundred and ten, and to remain available until expended.

For continuing the construction of irrigation systems to irrigate the lands of the Indians of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, in Montana, including the necessary surveys, plans, and estimates, $50,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March first, nineteen hundred and seven, and to remain available until expended.

For continuing construction of irrigation systems to irrigate allotted lands of the Indians of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, in Montana, including necessary surveys, plans, and estimates, $50,000, the same to be reimbursable, and to remain available until expended: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to make allotments in accordance with the provisions of the Act of May thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eight (Thirty-fifth Statutes, page five hundred and fifty-eight), to children on the Fort Peck Reservation who have not received, but who are entitled to, allotments as long as any of the surplus lands within said reservation remain undisposed of, such allotments to be made under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For fulfilling treaties with Crows, Montana: For pay of physician, $1,200; and for pay of carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of May seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-


1 207 U. S., 564; 263 U. S., 497; IS Fed. (2), 643, 644.

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eight), $3,600; for pay of second blacksmith (article eight, same treaty), $1,200; in all, $6,000.

For payment to the trustees of school district numbered twenty-three, Flathead County, Montana, for the tuition of Indian children during the year nineteen hundred and twelve, $471.60.

For subsistence and civilization of the Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes (agreement with the Sioux Indians, approved February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven), including subsistence and civilization of Northern Cheyennes removed from Pine Ridge Agency to Tongue River, Montana, and for pay of physician, two teachers, two carpenters, one miller, two farmers, a blacksmith, and engineer (article seven, treaty of May tenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $85,000.

For the employment of "line riders" along the southern and eastern boundaries of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in the State of Montana, $1,500.

For the support and civilization of Rocky Boy’s Band of Chippewas, and other indigent and homeless Indians in the State of Montana, including pay of employees, $10,000.

There is hereby appropriated the sum of $25,000, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the purpose of purchasing cattle for the benefit of the Northern Cheyenne Indians: Provided, That said sum shall be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment to the United States on or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty-five: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior shall submit to Congress annually on the first Monday in December a detailed statement as to the expenditure of this fund.

NEBRASKA.


SEC. 10.

For support and education of three hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian School at Genoa, Nebraska, including pay of superintendent, $60,000; for general repairs and improvements, $4,500; for new laundry building and equipment, $4,000; for repairs and addition to hospital, $4,000; dairy barn, $6,000; for lavatory annex, $2,500; for industrial building for girls, $4,000; in all, $85,000.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, after the assessments made on Sac and Fox tribal lands by drainage district No. 1, in Richardson County, Nebraska, shall have been paid, and after the Indians whose allotments are within the drainage district shall have received their proportionate shares of the tribal funds as authorized by the Act of May thirteenth, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page three hundred and sixty-eight), to distribute and pay per capita to the remaining members of the tribe entitled thereto the tribal funds on deposit in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Sac and Fox of the Missouri tribe, under the above Act, in the same manner as provided by the Act of April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four (Thirty-third Statutes at Large, page two hundred and one).

NEVADA.


SEC. 11.

For support and civilization of Indians in Nevada, including pay of employees, $18,500.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carson City, Nevada, including pay of superintendent, $41,700; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000; in all, $49,700.

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NEW MEXICO.


SEC. 12.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Albuquerque, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $68,600; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; for assembly hall and gymnasium building and equipment, $25,000; in all, $98,600.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Santa Fe, New Mexico, and for pay of superintendent, $59,550; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for water supply, $1,600; for new dairy barn, $4,000; in all, $71,150.

For the pay of one special attorney for the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, to be designated by the Secretary of the Interior, and for necessary traveling expenses of said attorney, $2,000, or so much thereof as the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary.

NEW YORK.


SEC. 13.

For fulfilling treaties with Senecas of New York: For permanent annuity in lieu of interest on stock (Act of February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-one), $6,000.

For fulfilling treaties with Six Nations of New York: For permanent annuity, in clothing and other useful articles (article six, treaty of November eleventh, seventeen hundred and ninety-four), $4,500.

NORTH CAROLINA.


SEC. 14.

For support and education of one hundred and eighty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, including pay of superintendent, $30,000; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $36,000.

NORTH DAKOTA.


SEC. 15.

For support and civilization of the Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, including pay of employees, $5,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Fort Berthold Agency, in North Dakota, including pay of employees, $15,000.

For support and civilization of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas, North Dakota, including pay of employees, $11,000.

For support and education of one hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Bismarck, North Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $18,200; for general repairs and improvements, $2,000; in all $20,200.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, within his discretion, to grant and convey to the Bismarck Water Supply Company, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of West Virginia, an easement or right of way for use for a pumping station and for other necessary buildings, railroad tracks, mains, water pipes, and wells on lands appertaining to the Indian school, Bismarck, North Dakota, and now occupied by said Bismarck Water Supply Company, for the purpose of pumping water from the Missouri River to its reservoir and to supply its patrons with water, such grant to be made upon such conditions as the Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe, and such easement to continue so long as used for the aforesaid purposes.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota, and for Pay of superintendent, $68,500; for rebuilding dairy barn, $5,000; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $79,500.

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For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Wahpreton, North Dakota, and pay of superintendent, $35,200; for general repairs and improvements, $3,000; for extension of power plant, improvement of water system and addition to power plant, $15,000; in all, $53,200.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States not to exceed the sum of $100,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Indians on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, in North Dakota and South Dakota, for the purpose of purchasing cattle for the use of said Indians to enable them to become self-supporting: Provided, That said sum shall be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for its repayment and placed into the Treasury to the credit of the said tribe on or before June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty-five; Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior shall submit to Congress annually on the first Monday in December a detailed statement as to the expenditure of this fund.

OKLAHOMA.


SEC. 16.

For support and civilization of the Wichitas and affiliated bands who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $5,000.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw front the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $25,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, for the support of the agency and pay of employees maintained for their benefit.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, at his discretion, the sum of $250,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the funds on deposit to the credit of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, and pay out the same for the benefit of the members of said tribes for their maintenance and support, and improvement of their homesteads, for the ensuing year, in such manner and under such regulations as he may prescribe: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and fifteen, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

For support and civilization of the Cheyennes and Arapahoes who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $35,000.

For support and civilization of the Kansas Indians, Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $1,500.

For support and civilization of the Kickapoo Indians in Oklahoma, including pay of employees, $2,000.

For support and civilization of the Ponca Indians in Oklahoma and Nebraska, including pay of employees, $8,000.

For support and education of five hundred Indian pupils at the Indiand School at Chilocco, Oklahoma, including pay of superintendent, $86,250; for general repairs and improvements, $7,000; in all, $93,250.

For the purpose of acquiring sites for school buildings on restricted Indiand lands under the jurisdiction of the Quapaw Agency, Oklahoma, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to remove the restrictions as to alienation from not to exceed five acres of any Indian allotment, original or inherited, held under the jurisdiction of said Quapaw Agency, and to permit the

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sale thereof under such terms and conditions as he may deem advisable, whenever necessary to enable the trustees of a school district to acquire a site for a school building: Provided, That where the allotment is held under a trust patent he may cause a patent in fee for the purchased tract to be issued to the trustees of the school board: Provided further, That when said land is no longer needed for school purposes it shall revert to the allottee to whom it belonged, or his heirs, and the restrictions as to alienation shall again apply, which condition shall be incorporated in the patent in fee when issued for such lands as are held under trust patents.

For fulfilling treaties with Pawnees, Oklahoma: For perpetual annuity, to be paid in cash to the Pawnees (article three, agreement of November twenty-third, eighteen hundred and ninety-two), $30,000; for support of two manual-labor schools (article three, treaty of September twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven), $10,000; for pay of one farmer, two blacksmiths, one miller, one engineer and apprentices, and two teachers (article four, same treaty), $5,400; for purchase of iron and steel and other necessaries for the shops (article four, same treaty), $500; for pay of physician and purchase of medicines, $1,200; in all, $47,100.

For support of Quapaws, Oklahoma: For education (article three, treaty of May thirteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-three), $1,000; for blacksmith and assistants, and tools, iron, and steel for blacksmith shop (same article and treaty), $500; in all, $1,500: Provided, That the President of the United States shall certify the same to be for the best interests of the Indians.

That the fourteenth paragraph of section eighteen of the Indian appropriation Act approved August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, pages five hundred and thirty-three and five hundred and thirty-four) be, and the same is hereby, amended to read as follows:

"That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to cause to be delivered to the persons entitled thereto, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, checks payable to the order of individual Indians who are members of the Band of Mexican Kickapoo Indians residing in the Republic of Mexico, covering individual Indian moneys now on deposit to the credit of such Indians, or in any manner under the control of the superintendent of the Shawnee Indian School and other officers of the Interior Department or which may hereafter be deposited with or come under the control of the Department of the Interior or its representatives, except such moneys as may belong to members of said band who are under eighteen years of age and the feeble-minded Indian known as Paw-kaw-kah, in which cases such moneys shall be paid to the proper custodians of the members of said band who are under eighteen years of age, and the said Paw-kaw-kah."

The unexpended balance of the money heretofore appropriated by the Act of June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen, for the relief and settlement of the Apache Indians confined as prisoners of war at Fort Sill Military Reservation, in Oklahoma, on lands in Oklahoma to be selected for them by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of War, is hereby re-appropriated and shall remain available until expended.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to contract for water rights for the irrigation of not to exceed six hundred acres of land in the Fort Sill Indian. School Reservation, in the State of Oklahoma, within the proposed Lawton reclamation project for the irrigation of not to exceed two thousand five hundred acres of Indian and private lands, upon the same terms and conditions as those prescribed for the acquisition of water rights for other

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lands to be irrigated by said project: Provided, That operation and maintenance charges shall not be assessed against said Indian land prior to the completion of the lateral system so as to provide for actual delivery of water thereto, and the project shall include lateral construction for the Indian lands down to each legal subdivision thereof equal in area to the size of the farm unit for lands in private ownership within said project.

For the purchase of certain articles of furniture originally bought from personal funds by Mr. Gabe Parker while superintendent of the Armstrong Academy, Oklahoma, and since used by that school, $286, to be paid for from Choctaw funds.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to expend the sum of $16,500 from Chickasaw tribal funds for the purchase of the property known as Hargrove College or Ardmore College, situated at Ardmore, Oklahoma, to be reserved and used as a boarding school for the Chickasaw Nation.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to sell to the State of Oklahoma, for military purposes, the surface of the following tract of land situate in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, to wit: The east half of the east half of the east half of the west half of section nine, the east half of section nine, the west half of the west half of section ten, the west half of the east half of the west half of section ten, the west half of the east half of the east half of the west half of section ten, township five north, range fourteen east of the Indian base and meridian, being six hundred and forty acres, more or less, according to the Government survey thereof: Provided, however, That the said land shall be sold for cash at the appraised price fixed thereupon by the appraisers appointed by the President under authority of the Act of Congress approved February nineteenth, nineteen hundred and twelve, entitled "An Act to provide for the sale of the surface of the segregated coal and asphalt lands of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, and for other purposes": And provided further, That the coal or asphalt on or under said land is hereby reserved, and the Secretary of the Interior is instructed to expressly reserve the same in preparing conveyance thereof: And provided further, That this authorization shall lapse and expire by operation of law unless the said appraised price of said land shall be tendered to the Secretary of the Interior in behalf of the State of Oklahoma within six months from the date of the approval of this Act by the President.

That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to pay out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated the sum of $65.50 to William Volz, in settlement of his account for horse hire furnished the agency physician at Oraibi, June twenty-third to October twenty-first, nineteen hundred and five.

The Secretary of the Interior is authorized, in his discretion, to grant a further extension or extensions of time on the payments described in the Act entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to subdivide and extend the deferred payments of settlers in the Kiowa-Comanche and Apache ceded lands in Oklahoma," approved April twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and twelve: Provided, That accrued and unpaid interest shall be treated as principal: Provided further, That no payment shall be deferred beyond the time prescribed in the Act herein cited, and no forfeiture of entry shall be declared except for fraud.

FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.


SEC. 17.

For expenses of administration of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, and the compensation of employees, $175,000: provided, That, effective September first, nineteen hundred and fourteen, the offices of the Commissioner of the Five Civilized Tribes and superintendent of Union Agency, in Oklahoma, be,

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and the same are hereby, abolished and in lieu thereof there shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes, with his office located in the State of Oklahoma, at a salary of $5,000 per annum, and said superintendent shall exercise the authority and perform the duties now exercised by the Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes and the superintednent of the Union Agency, with authority to reorganize the department and to eliminate all unnecessary clerks, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior.

For salaries and expenses of such attorneys and other employees as the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, deem necessary in connection with probate matters affecting individual allottees in the Five Civilized Tribes, $85,000.

That the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, is hereby authorized to convey to the Dwight Mission School, on Sallisaw Creek, Oklahoma, twenty-six acres of land heretofore set aside in accordance with the provisions of section twenty-four of the Cherokee agreement approved July first, nineteen hundred and two (Thirty-second Statutes at Large, pages seven hundred and sixteen and seven hundred and twenty), for the use of such school for missionary and educational purposes, and now being occupied and used by the said Dwight Mission School, and the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to accept in payment therefor $10 per acre.

For the support, continuance, and maintenance of the Cherokee Orphan Training School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, for the orphan Indian children of the Five Civilized Tribes belonging to the restricted class, to be conducted as an industrial school under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, $35,000; for repairs and improvements, $15,000: Provided, That $8,000 of this amount may be used for the purchase of additional land, not to exceed eighty acres; in all, $50,000.

The sum of $275,000, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him, in aid of the common schools in the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, Seminole and Osage Nations and the Quapaw Agency in Oklahoma, during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fifteen: Provided, That this appropriation shall not be subject to the limitation in section one of this Act limiting the expenditure of money to educate children of less than one-fourth Indian blood.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to pay, out of the Creek tribal funds now on deposit in the United States Treasury and in the national and State banks of Oklahoma, a sum sufficient to equalize the allotments of all persons enrolled under the original Creek agreement approved March first, nineteen hundred and one (Thirty-first Statutes, page eight hundred and sixty-one), and the supplement Creek agreement approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and two (Thirty-second Statutes, page five hundred), so that each may receive an amount which added to the appraised value of land already allotted to him will make an amount equal to $800, including the land heretofore alloted him, and an amount sufficient to equalize said allotments on that basis is hereby appropriated, out of any Creek tribal funds on deposit, as aforesaid.

Said equalization payment shall be made by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, or by such officer as may be designated by him, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, and the sum of $10,000 of Creek tribal funds is hereby appropriated to pay the expense of equalizing allotments on the basis fixed: Provided, That the amount found to be due any restricted Indian of the Creek Nation to equalize

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his allotment shall be subject to supervision and disposition as in the case of funds arising from the sale of restricted Indian lands: Provided further, That any contract or contracts made by the Creek Nation or any individual member thereof, with any attorney or attorneys, providing for the payment of any amount for services in connection with the Creek equalization, shall be void and have no force or effect unless the same shall have been executed and approved in accordance with the law in existence at the time of the making of such contract with relation to contracts with Indians: And provided further, That the money paid to allottees as provided herein, shall be exempt from any lien for attorneys’ fees or other debt contracted prior to the passage of this Act.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to use not exceeding $40,000 of the proceeds of sales of unallotted lands and other tribal property belonging to any of the Five Civilized Tribes for payment of salaries of employees and other expenses of advertising and sale in connection with the further sales of such tribal lands and property, including the advertising and sale of the land within the segregated coal and asphalt area of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, or of the surface thereof as provided for in the Act of Congress approved February nineteenth, nineteen hundred and twelve (Thirty-seventh United States Statutes at Large, page sixty-seven), and of the improvements thereon: Provided, That not to exceed $10,000 of such amount may be used in connection with the collection of rents of unallotted lands and tribal buildings: Provided further, That during the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fifteen, no moneys shall be expended from tribal funds belonging to the Five Civilized Tribes without specific appropriation by Congress, except as follows: Equalization of allotments, per capita and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, tribal and other Indian schools for the current fiscal year under existing law, salaries and contingent expenses of governors, chiefs, assistant chiefs, secretaries, interpreters, and mining trustees of the tribes for the current fiscal year at salaries not exceeding those for the last fiscal year, and attorneys for said tribes employed under contract approved by the President, under existing law, for the current fiscal year.1

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to enroll on the proper respective rolls of the Five Civilized Tribes, as indicated, the persons enumerated in Senate Document Numbered Four hundred and seventy-eight, Sixty-third Congress, second session: Provided, That when so enrolled there shall be paid to each and every such person out of the funds in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the respective tribe with which such person is enrolled the following sums in lieu of an allotment of land: To each such person placed on the Creek rolls the sum of $800; to each such person placed on the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, and Seminole rolls, a sum equal to twice the appraised value of the allotment of such tribe as fixed by the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes for allotment purposes: Provided further, That in cases where such enrolled members, or their heirs, are Indians who by reason of their degree of Indian blood belong to the restricted class, the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, withhold such payments and use the same for the benefit of such restricted Indians: And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, to determine whether any attorney or attorneys have actually rendered services of value to any of the persons herein enrolled, and to allow compensation therefor, including proper and necessary expenses incurred in connection


1 21 Comp. Dec., 280.

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with services rendered, in such amounts as he may deem proper, and to pay the amount so fixed and found to be due such attorney or attorneys and deduct the same from the amount paid to the person enrolled as herein authorized, by and with his consent and approval: Provided, That before payment is made to any attorney or attorneys there shall be filed a receipt in full of all claims or demands on the part of such attorney or attorneys in such form as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

For fulfilling treaties with Choctaws, Oklahoma: For permanent annuity (article two, treaty of November sixteenth, eighteen hundred and five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), $3,000; for permanent annuity for support of light-horsemen (article thirteen, treaty of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and twenty, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second; eighteen hundred and fifty-five), $600; for permanent annuity for support of blacksmith (article six, treaty of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and twenty, and article nine, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), $600; for permanent annuity for education (article two, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), $6,000; for permanent annuity for iron and steel (article nine, treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and article thirteen, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five), $320; in all, $10,520.

For constructing, equipping, and maintaining a hospital on lands authorized to be set apart within the Choctaw Nation for the use and benefit of the enrolled Indians of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, $50,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, $37,500 to be payable out of Choctaw tribal funds and $12,500 to be payable out of Chickasaw tribal funds, said hospital to be conducted under such rules, regulations, and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to permit the principal chief of the Creek Nation to call a special session of the national council of said nation, and for said purpose there is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Creek Nation, the sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to pay the mileage and per diem of members and other incidental expenses of such council meeting upon the approval of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs: Provided, That the Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall fix the time for calling said session of the council, the length of time said council may remain in session, and the amount that shall be allowed members attending.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to make a per capita payment to the enrolled members of the Chickasaw and Cherokee tribes of Indians of Oklahoma entitled under existing law to share in the funds of their respective tribes, or to their lawful heirs, out of any moneys belonging to said tribes in the United States Treasury or deposited in any bank or held by any official under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior, said payment not to exceed, in the case of the Chickasaws, $100 per capita, and in the case of the Cherokees, not to exceed $15 per capita, and all said payments to be made under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That in cases where such enrolled members, or their heirs, are Indians who by reason of their degree of Indian blood belong to the restricted class, the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, withhold such payments and use the same for the benefit of such restricted Indians: Provided further, That the money paid to the enrolled members as provided herein, shall be

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exempt from any lien for attorneys’ fees or other debt contracted prior to the passage of this Act.

Unless the consent of the United States shall have previously been given, all contracts made with any person, or persons, now or hereafter applicants for enrollment as citizens in the Five Civilized Tribes for compensation for services in relation thereto, are hereby declared to be void and of no effect, and the collection or receipt of any moneys from any such applicants for citizenship shall constitute an offense against the laws of the United States, punishable by a fine of not exceeding $500 or imprisonment for not exceeding six months, or both, and lauds allotted to such applicants whether Indians or freedmen shall not be affected or encumbered by any deed, debt, or obligation of any character contracted prior to the time at which said land may be alienated under the laws of the United States: Provided further, That the interest accruing from tribal funds and deposited in banks in the State in Oklahoma may be used as authorized by the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and eleven, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to defray the expense of per capita payments authorized by Congress.

For the salaries and expenses of not to exceed six oil and gas inspectors, in addition to those now employed, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to supervise oil and gas mining operations on allotted lands leased by members of the Five Civilized Tribes from which restrictions have not been removed, and to conduct investigations with a view to the prevention of waste, $25,000, to be immediately available.

OREGON.


SEC. 18.

For support and civilization of Indians of the Klamath Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $6,000.

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands cinder Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $4,000.

For support and civilization of the Indians of the Umatilla Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $3,000.

For support and education of six hundred Indian pupils, including native pupils brought from Alaska, at the Indian school, Salem, Oregon, including pay of superintendent, $102,000; for general repairs, additions to buildings, and improvements, $12,000; for addition to assembly hall, $10,000; in all, $124,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies, Oregon, including pay of employees, $4,000.

For maintenance and operation of the Modoc Point irrigation system within the Klamath Indian Reservation, in the State of Oregon, $4,740, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and eleven.

PENNSYLVANIA.


SEC. 19.

For support and education of Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, including pay of superintendent, $132,000; for general repairs and improvements, $20,000; in all, $152,000.

SOUTH DAKOTA.


SEC. 20.

For support and education of three hundred and sixty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school at Flandreau, South Dakota, and for pay of superintendent, $61,500; for general repairs and improve-

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ments, $6,000; for the repair of buildings and the purchase of equipment destroyed or damaged by the tornado of June tenth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $10,000; in all, $77,500.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school at Pierre, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $43,750; for new buildings, including equipment, $22,000; for completion of irrigation system, $7,000; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for the purchase of ten acres of land adjoining the school grounds, $3,500; in all, $82,250.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Rapid City, South Dakota, including pay of superintendent, $48,500; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; in all, $53,500.

For support of Sioux of different tribes, including Santee Sioux of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota: For pay of five teachers, one physician, one carpenter, one miller, one engineer, two farmers, and one blacksmith (article thirteen, treaty of April twenty-nine, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $10,400; for pay of second blacksmith, and furnishing iron, steel, and other material (article eight of same treaty), $1,600; for pay of additional employees at the several agencies for the Sioux in Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $95,000; for subsistence of the Sioux, other than the Rosebud, Cheyenne River, and Standing Rock Tribes, and for purposes of their civilization (Act of February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven), $200,000: Provided, That this sum shall include transportation of supplies from the termination of railroad or steamboat transportation, and in this service Indians shall be employed whenever practicable; in all, $307,000.

For support and maintenance of day and industrial schools among the Sioux Indians, including the erection and repairs of school buildings, $200,000, to be expended under the agreement with said Indians in section seventeen of the Act of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, which agreement is hereby extended to and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fifteen.

For subsistence and civilization of the Yankton Sioux, South Dakota, including pay of employees, $14,000.

For the equipment and maintenance of the asylum for insane Indians at Canton, South Dakota, for incidental and all other expenses necessary for its proper conduct and management, including pay of employees, repairs, improvements, and for necessary expense of transporting insane Indians to and from said asylum, $37,500.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to make an investigation with respect to the necessity and practicability of constructing a wagon road or highway through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Corson County, South Dakota, from a point on the Missouri River north of Pontis, South Dakota, thence in a northwesterly direction to the town of Tatanka, and submit his report thereon to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and fourteen, and the sum of $1,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated for the purposes herein specified.

UTAH.


SEC. 21.

For support and civilization of Confederated Bands of Utes: For pay of two carpenters, two millers, two farmers, and two blacksmiths (article fifteen, treaty of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $6,720; for pay of two teachers (same article and treaty), $1,800; for purchase of iron and steel and the necessary tools for blacksmith shop (article nine, same treaty), $220; for annual amount for the purchase of beef, mutton, wheat, flour,

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beans, and potatoes, or other necessary articles of food and clothing (article twelve, same treaty), $30,000; for pay of employees at the several Ute agencies, $15,000; in all, $53,740.

For the support and civilization of detached Indians in Utah, including pay of employees, $10,000.

The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, within his discretion, the sum of $300,000 of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians and to expend the sum of $100,000 of said amount for the benefit of the Navajo Springs Band of said Indians in Colorado, and the sum of $200,000 of said amount for the Uintah, White River, and Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, which sums shall be charged to said bands, and the Secretary of the Interior is also authorized to withdraw from the Treasury the accrued interest to and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and fourteen, on the funds of the said Confederated Bands of Ute Indians appropriated under the Act of March fourth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page nine hundred and thirty-four), and to expend or distribute the same for the purpose of promoting civilization and self-support among the said Indians, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe Provided, That the said Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress on the first Monday in December, nineteen hundred and fifteen, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

To carry into effect the provision of article nine of the treaty of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight (Fifteenth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and nineteen), with the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians, for furnishing seeds and agricultural implements, the sum of $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For continuing the construction of lateral distributing systems to irrigate the allotted lands of the Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes, in Utah, and to maintain existing irrigation systems, authorized under the Act of June twenty-first, nineteen hundred and six, to be expended under the terms thereof and reimbursable as therein provided, $10,000, to remain available until expended.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to protect the north abutment of the bridge at Myton, on the Uintah Indian Reservation, Utah, from high water, $200.

WASHINGTON.


SEC. 22.

For support and civilization of the D’Wamish and other allied tribes in Washington, including pay of employees, $7,000.

For support and civilization of the Makahs, including pay of employees, $2,000.

For support and civilization of the Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes, including pay of employees, $1,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Yakima Agency, including pay of employees, $3,000.

For support and civilization of Indians at Colville and Puyallup Agencies, including pay of employees, and for purchase of agricultural implements, and support and civilization of Joseph’s Band of Nez Perce Indians in Washington, $13,000.

For support of Spokanes in Washington (article six of agreement with said Indians, dated March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, ratified by Act of July thirteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two), $1,000.

It appearing by the report of the Joint Congressional Commission, created under section twenty-three of the Indian Appropriation Act, approved June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Senate’ Document Numbered Three hundred and thirty-seven, Sixty-third

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Congress, second session), that the Indians of the Yakima Reservation in the State of Washington, have been unjustly deprived of the portion of the natural flow of the Yakima River to which they are equitably entitled for the purposes of irrigation, having only been allowed one hundred and forty-seven cubic feet per second, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to furnish at the northern boundary of said Yakima Indian Reservation, in perpetuity, enough water, in addition to the one hundred and forty-seven cubic feet per second heretofore allotted to said Indians, so that there shall be, during the low-water irrigation season, at least seven hundred and twenty cubic feet per second of water available when needed for irrigation, this quantity being considered as equivalent to and in satisfaction of the rights of the Indians in the low-water flow of Yakima River and adequate for the irrigation of forty acres on each Indian allotment; the apportionment of this water to be made under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, and there is hereby ,authorized to be appropriated the sum of $635,000 to pay for said water to be covered into the reclamation fund; the amount to be appropriated annually in installments upon estimates certified to Congress by the Secretary of the Treasury. One hundred thousand dollars is hereby appropriated to pay the first installment of the amount herein authorized to be expended, and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby directed to prepare and submit to Congress the most feasible and economical plan for the distribution of said water upon the lands of said Yakima Reservation, in connection with the present system and with a view to reimbursing the Government for any sum it may have expended or may expend for a complete irrigation system for said reservation.

For operation and maintenance of the irrigation system on lands allotted to Yakima Indians in Washington, $15,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March first, nineteen hundred and seven.

For support and education of three hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Cushman Indian School, Tacoma, Washington, including repairs and improvements, and for pay of superintendent, $50,000, said appropriation being made to supplement the Puyallup school funds used for said school.

That the conveyance from John Teopil and his wife, Susan, to John Robinson of the west half of the southwest quarter of section twenty-six, township eighteen north, range eighteen east of the Willamette meridian, Washington, made and executed on the twenty-third day of May, nineteen hundred and three, be, and the same hereby is, approved, ratified, and confirmed, and as an evidence of such conveyance the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee simple for the said described lands to the widow and heirs of John Robinson, deceased, the purchaser of said lands.

WISCONSIN.


SEC. 23.

For the support and education of two hundred and ten Indian pupils at the Indian school at Hayward, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $36,670; for general repairs and improvements, $5,000; in all, $41,670.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Tomah, Wisconsin, including pay of superintendent, $43,450; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; for the construction of an employees’ building, $10,000; in all, $59,450: Provided, That the appropriation of $2,500 for repairing and rebuilding a barn at the Tomah School, contained in the Indian appropriation Act of August twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and twelve

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(Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page five hundred and thirty-eight), is hereby reappropriated and made immediately available for the purpose for which appropriated.

That within ninety days after the approval of this Act a complete roll of the unallotted members of the La Pointe or Bad River Band of Chippewa Indians, of the State of Wisconsin, entitled to allotments under existing laws on the Bad River Reservation, shall be made and completed by the Secretary of the Interior with the assistance of a committee of members of said band duly appointed by a general council of the Bad River Band of Chippewa Indians called for that purpose. Immediately thereafter allotments of land (exclusive of the merchantable timber thereon) within said reservation shall be made in conformity with the provisions of the treaty of September thirtieth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four (Tenth Statutes at Large, page eleven hundred and nine) and subsequent Acts of Congress relating thereto, to all persons so enrolled who may be alive at the time of the approval of this Act. Patents for allotments made hereunder, subject to the provisions herein relating to the sale of timber and the distribution per capita of the proceeds therefrom, shall issue to the respective allottees without delay, and such patents shall contain a clause reserving to the United States the right to cut and market merchantable timber on the lands so allotted; the proceeds to be disposed of as herein provided. When the merchantable timber has been cut from the lands so allotted, the title to such timber as remains on said lands shall thereupon pass to the respective allottees: Provided, That the clause relating to the cutting and marketing of merchantable timber shall be omitted from all patents issued for allotments from which the merchantable timber has been cut and removed at the date of such patent: Provided further, That any land disposed of hereunder shall be subject to all the laws of the United States prohibiting the introduction of intoxicants into the Indian country until otherwise provided by Congress.

That the Secretary of the Interior be and he hereby is authorized to sell the merchantable timber on all lands allotted under the provisions of this Act within the Bad River Indian Reservation, in the State of Wisconsin, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe; the net proceeds derived therefrom, together with any undistributed proceeds derived from the sale of timber heretofore cut and sold from such lands, shall be distributed per capita and paid to the members of the band enrolled under the provisions of this Act, where such members are or may hereafter be adjudged by the Secretary of the Interior competent; and in cases where members have not been adjudged competent by the Secretary of the Interior their shares shall be deposited to their individual credit as individual Indian moneys are now deposited and paid to them, or used for their benefit under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That before approving any contract covering the sale of timber on any of said lands the Secretary of the Interior shall refer the said contract or contracts to the Indians of the Bad River Band entitled to allotment hereunder, for an expression of their views as to the price, terms, and conditions of sale, in which matter the interests of minors shall be represented by their parents or natural guardians: Provided, That of the amount now on hand derived from the sale of tribal timber, at least $500,000 shall be distributed among such allottees enrolled under the provisions of this Act where the same are competent, or, where the allottees are incompetent, deposited to their individual credit as individual Indian moneys are now deposited,

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within sixty days from the date of the approval of the roll by the Secretary of the Interior as herein provided: Provided further, That in the event a fair and adequate price is not offered for the merchantable timber on the Bad River Reservation authorized to be sold under the provisions of this Act, the Secretary of the Interior may in his discretion cause to be built, equipped, and operated a suitable sawmill or sawmills, with appurtenances and necessary buildings, on the Bad River Reservation, for the purpose of manufacturing said merchantable timber into lumber; and he is hereby authorized to use so much of the proceeds from the timber heretofore sold, exclusive of the $500,000 herein authorized to be disposed of, to erect said sawmill or sawmills, said mill or mills to be constructed, operated, and maintained tinder such rules, regulations, and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That no sawmill shall be constructed at a cost to exceed $5,000.

For support and civilization of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, including pay of employees, $7,000.

For support, education, and civilization of the Pottawatomie Indians who reside in the State of Wisconsin, including pay of employees, $ 7,000.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, directed to cause an investigation to be made of the condition and tribal rights of the so-called Saint Croix Chippewa Indians now residing in the counties of Polk, Burnett, Washburn, and Douglas, State of Wisconsin, and said to be in a destitute condition. That he shall ascertain and report to Congress at the beginning of the next session thereof whether the said Indians belong to the Lake Superior Chippewa of Wisconsin or to the Chippewa of Minnesota; what tribal rights, if any, they have with any band or tribe of Chippewa Indians residing in either Minnesota or Wisconsin; what benefits in land and money they would have received had they removed to a reservation in Wisconsin or had not been excluded from enrollment and allotment with the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota under the provisions of the Act approved January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine (Twenty-fifth Statutes at Large, page six hundred and forty-two). That he shall cause a census and enrollment to be made of the said Saint Croix Chippewa, and shall report their actual condition and needs, with such recommendation for their relief as he may deem necessary.

For improving sanitary conditions among the Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation and for diking the Bad River to prevent the overflow of said river and damage to Indian homes on tribal lands, $8,000, said sum to be reimbursed to the United States from any moneys which are now or which may hereafter be placed to the credit of the Bad River Band of Wisconsin Chippewa Indians.

The money appropriated in section twenty-four of the Indian appropriation Act of June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and thirteen (Public -Numbered four), for the purchase of allotments for the individual members of that portion of the Wisconsin Band of Pottawatomie Indians now residing in the States of Wisconsin and Michigan, is hereby reappropriated and made available for the purposes for which appropriated and shall remain available until expended.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to set apart lots ten, eleven, and twelve, section twenty-five, township forty-eight north, range three west, on the La Pointe Reservation in Wisconsin, for an Indian town site, and to cause the lands described to be surveyed and platted into suitable lots, streets, and alleys, and to dedicate said streets and alleys and such lots or parcel as may be necessary to public uses, and to cause the lots to be appraised at their real value, exclusive of improvements thereon or adjacent thereto, by a board of three persons, one of whom

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shall be the United States Indian agent of the La Pointe Agency, one to be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, and one selected by the Indians of the La Pointe Band of Chippewas, who shall receive such compensation as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, to be paid out of the proceeds of the sale of lots sold under this Act, and when so surveyed, platted, and appraised, the President may issue trust patents as provided by the Act of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled "An Act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes," to the Indians of the said reservation for such lots on the payment by them of the appraised value thereof, on such terms as may be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and the net proceeds of such sales shall be placed to the credit of the La Pointe Band of Chippewa Indians: Provided, That no person shall be authorized to purchase lots on the lands described other than members of said La Pointe Band of Indians, and those now owning permanent improvements there shall have the preference right for six months from the date such lots are offered for sale within which to purchase tracts upon which their improvements are situated, but no lot shall be sold for less than the appraised valuation; but if any person entitled fails to take advantage of this provision, the agent of the La Pointe Agency shall appraise the improvements on the unsold lots, and any member of the La Pointe Band of Chippewas, on the payment to the owner of the appraised value of the improvements, shall have the preference right for six months from the date of such payment to purchase such unsold lot or lots at their appraised value on such terms as may be approved by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That any land disposed of hereunder shall be subject to all the laws of the United States prohibiting the introduction of intoxicants into the Indian country until otherwise provided by Congress.

That the northeast quarter of the northeast quarter of section thirty-four, township forty-eight north, range three west, be set aside and dedicated as a burial ground and for such other purposes as may be approved by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for the use of the members of the La Pointe Band of Indians.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to reserve, within said town site of Odanah, not exceeding ten acres for use of the La Pointe and other Chippewa Indians for fair grounds, parks, and other public purposes.

WYOMING.


SEC. 24.

For support and civilization of Shoshone Indians in Wyoming, including pay of employees, $15,000.

For support and education of one hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming, including pay of superintendent, $31,025; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000; in all, $37,025.

For support of Shoshones in Wyoming: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article ten, treaty of July third, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight), $5,000; for pay of second blacksmith, and such iron and steel and other materials as may be required, as per article eight, same treaty, $1,000; in all, $6,000.

For repairs at the old abandoned military post of Fort Washakie, on the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, $1,732.82, from the amount heretofore collected as rentals of the buildings at said post.

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For continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, including the maintenance and operation of completed canals, $25,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March third, nineteen hundred and five, and to remain available until expended.1

For continuing the work of constructing roads and bridges within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, $25,000, said sum to be reimbursed from any funds which are now or may hereafter be placed in the Treasury to the credit of said Indians.

For reimbursing Right Reverend N. S. Thomas, Episcopal bishop of Wyoming, for moneys expended in repairs to buildings on the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, $391.84, and permission is hereby granted the beneficiary to remove a certain barn erected by him upon the reservation.

Approved, August 1, 1914.


149 L. O. D., 370.


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