INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SIXTY-THIRD CONGRESS, THIRD SESSION, 1915.
Chap. 7  | Chap. 25 | Chap. 75 | Chap. 141 | Chap. 147 | Chap. 161 | Chap. 162 | Chap. 189

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Chapter 147
March 4, 1915. | [H. R. 21546.] 38 Stat., 1138.

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fifteen and for prior years, and for other purposes.
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 147 Deficiencies appropriations.
Chap. 147 Judgments, Indian depredation claims.
Chap. 147 Payments.
Chap. 147 Deductions.
26 Stat., 853, vol. 1, 58.
Chap. 147 Reimbursement.
Chap. 147 Proviso. Appeal.
Chap. 147 Right of appeal.
Chap. 147 Audited claims.
Sec. 2 Claims certified by accounting otlicers.
Sec. 2 18 Stat., 110.
Sec. 2 23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 2 Claims allowed by Auditor for Interior Department.
Sec. 2 Claims allowed by Auditor for Interior Department.

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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 are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and fifteen and for prior years, and for other purposes, namely:

JUDGMENTS IN INDIAN DEPREDATION CLAIMS.

For payment of judgments rendered by the Court of Claims in Indian depredation cases, certified to Congress in House Document Numbered One thousand five hundred and eighty-one and Senate Document Numbered Nine hundred and fifty-nine at its present session, $14,640; said judgments to be paid after the deductions required to be made under the provisions of section six of the Act approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled “An Act to provide for the adjustment and payment of claims arising from Indian depredations,” shall have been ascertained and duly certified by the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of the Treasury, which certification shall be made as soon as practicable after the passage of this Act, and such deductions shall be made according to the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, having due regard to the educational and other necessary requirements of the tribe or tribes affected; and the amounts paid shall be reimbursed to the United States at such times and in such proportions as the Secretary of the Interior may decide to be for the interests of the Indian Service: Provided, That no one of said judgments provided in this paragraph shall be paid until the Attorney General shall have certified to the Secretary of the Treasury that there exists no grounds sufficient, in his opinion, to support a motion for a new trial or an appeal of said cause.

None of the judgments contained in this Act shall be paid until the right of appeal shall have expired.

AUDITED CLAIMS.


SEC. 2.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the several according officers of the Treasury Department under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section five of the Act of June twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year nineteen hundred and twelve and other years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under

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section two of the Act of July seventh, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, as fully set forth in House Document Numbered Fifteen hundred and seventy-nine, reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:


CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

For Indian schools, support, $64.70.
For Indian school transportation, 90 cents.
For industrial work and care of timber, $34.
For contingencies, Indian Department, $21.95.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and thirteen, $1,429.90.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $70.78.
For telegraphing and telephoning, Indian Service, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $2,203.90.
For telegraphing and telephoning, Indian Service, nineteen hundred and thirteen, $28.69.
For telegraphing and telephoning, Indian Service, $7.16.
For telegraphing, transportation, and so forth, Indian supplies, $42.34.
For Ganado irrigation project, Navajo Reservation, Arizona, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $235.83.
For maintenance, irrigation system, Pima Indian lands, Arizona, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $2,129.08.
For support of Indians in California, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $652.34.
For maintenance and operation, Fort Hall irrigation system, Idaho, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $6.01.
For support of Sioux of different tribes, subsistence and civilization, South Dakota, $498.44.
For administration of affairs, Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $545.24.


CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

For Indian school and agency buildings, $116.38.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $21,351.05.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen Hundred and thirteen, $280.30.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, 70 cents.
For telegraphing and telephoning, Indian Service, nineteen hundred and fourteen, 88 cents.
For telegraphing and telephoning, Indian Service, 20 cents.
For telegraphing, transportation, and so forth, Indian supplies, 96 cents.
For expenses of Indian commissioners, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $32.06.
For maintenance, irrigation system, Pima Indian lands, Arizona, nineteen hundred and fourteen, $214.92.
For indemnity to certain Chickasaw Indians for losses, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, $2,470.


Approved, March 4, 1915.


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