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-FIFTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1917.
Chap. 2  | Chap. 27 | Chap. 79

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Chapter 2
April 11, 1917. | [H. R. 122.] 40 Stat., 1.

An Act Making appropriations for certain expenses incident to the first session of the Sixty-fifth Congress, and for other purposes.

Margin Notes
Chap. 2 Appropriations for first session Sixty-fifth Congress.
Chap. 2 Government Printing Office.
Chap. 2 Indian Service. New accounting system.
Chap. 2 39 Stat., 159; ante, 89.
Chap. 2 Judgments, Indian depredation claims.
Chap. 2 Payment.
Chap. 2 Deductions.
25 Stat., 853, vol. 1, 60.
Chap. 2 Reimbursement.
Chap. 2 Proviso. Appeal.
Chap. 2 Right of appeal.
Chap. 2 Claims allowed by Auditor for Interior Department.
Chap. 2 Stat., 611, vol. 2, 706.
Chap. 2 Claims allowed by Auditor for Interior Department.
Chap. 2 11 Stat., 611, vol. 2, 706.

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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, namely

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

Indian Service: For printing and binding, including loose-leaf binders, necessary to test and install a new system of bookkeeping and accounting for the Indian Service prepared by the Bureau of Efficiency in accordance with section twenty-eight of the Indian appropriation Act, approved May eighteenth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $10,000, to continue available during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and eighteen.

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 Two thousand and thirty and Senate Document Numbered Seven hundred and thirty during the Sixty-fourth Congress, second session, $46,927.50; 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

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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.

CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOIL THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT

For relieving distress and prevention, and so forth, of diseases among Indians, $46.94.
For Indian schools, support, $1,234.86.
For Indian school buildings, $169.
For Indian school and agency buildings, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $1,860.02.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $52,398.30.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $525.67.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $552.23.
For buildings at agencies and repairs, $39.
For pay of Indian police, 60 cents.
For pay of judges, Indian courts, $7.18.
For moral expenses Indian Service, $2.
For support of Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, $726.92.
For support of Indians in California, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $14.44.
For Indian school, Fort Bidwell, California, repairs and improvements, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $257.38.
For Indian School, Greenville, California, $9.92.
For Indian school, Lawrence, Kansas, repairs and improvements, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $24.20.
For incidentals in Montana, $7.
For Indian school, Albuquerque, New Mexico; repairs and improvements, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $14.11.
For support of Indians of Fort Berthold Agency, North Dakota, 18 cents.
Indian school, Fort Totten, North Dakota, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $46.21.
For support of Sioux of different tribes, subsistence and civilization, South Dakota, $3,981.91.
For support of Indians of Colville and Puyallup Agencies and Joseph’s Band of Nez Perces, Washington, 53 cents.
For Indian school, Hayward, Wisconsin, repairs and improvements. nineteen hundred and fifteen, $14.5 8.
For indemnity to certain Chickasaw Indians for losses, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, $8,660.

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CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $2,550.59.
For purchase anal transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and fifteen, $26.20.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $462.05.
For Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $129.18.
For support of Indians of Klamath Agency, Oregon, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $50.82.
For Indian school, Salem, Oregon, repairs and improvements, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $135.57.
For indemnity to certain Chickasaw Indians for losses, treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, $2,585.

Approved, April 17, 1917.


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