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, SECOND SESSION, 1918.
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Chapter 139
July 8, 1918. | [H. R. 12600.] 40 Stat., 821.

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and prior fiscal years, on account of war expenses, and for other purposes.
Section 2

Margin Notes
Chap. 139 Deficiencies appropriations for war expenses, etc.
40 Stat., 459, 594; ante, 142, 178.
Post, 185.
Chap. 139 Judgments, Indian depredation claims.
Chap. 139 Payment.
Chap. 139 Deductions.
26 Stat., 853, vol. 1, 60.
Chap. 139 Reimbursement.
Chap. 139 Proviso. Appeals.
Chap. 139 Right to appeal.
Sec. 2 Audited claims.
Sec. 2 Claims certified by accounting officers.
Sec. 2 18 Stat., 110.
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 ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eighteen, and prior fiscal years, on account of war expenses, 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 Eleven hundred and seventy-eight of the present session, $4,395; 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 exist no grounds sufficient, in

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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 accounting 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 for the fiscal year 1915 and other years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section two of the act of July 7, 1884, as fully set forth in House Document No. 1186, reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:

CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

For suppressing liquor traffic among Indians, nineteen hundred and seventeen, $1,219.95.
For relieving distress and prevention, and so forth, of diseases among Indians, $792.82.
For Indian school and agency buildings, $159.37.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and seventeen, $109,453.05.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $626.71.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $312.03.
For telegraphing, transportation, etc., Indian supplies, $2.74.
For telegraphing and telephoning, Indian Service, $2.35.
For fulfilling treaties with Navajoes, schools, Arizona, $436.74.
For support of Indians in Arizona and New Mexico, $1,400.
For school facilities, Papago Indians, Arizona, $63.90.
For Ganado irrigation project, Navajo Reservation, Arizona, $182.74.
For maintenance and operation, Ganado irrigation project, Navajo Reservation, Arizona (reimbursable), $4.55.
For Indian school, Greenville, California, nineteen hundred and seventeen, $40.35.
For maintenance and operation, Fort Hall irrigation system, Idaho (reimbursable), nineteen hundred and seventeen, $484.27.
For Indian school, Lawrence, Kansas, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $63.96.
For Indian school, Genoa, Nebraska, repairs and improvements, nineteen hundred and seventeen, $52.42.
For Indian school, Fort Totten, North Dakota, repairs and improvements, $42.
For Indian school, Fort Totten, North Dakota, nineteen hundred and sixteen, $28.67.
For Indian school, Salem, Oregon, nineteen hundred and seventeen, 91 cents.
For support of Sioux of different tribes, subsistence and civilization, South Dakota, $32.08.
For surveying and allotting Colville Reservation, Washington (reimbursable), $84.81.
For support of Indians of Yakima Agency, Washington, nineteen hundred and seventeen, $7.34.

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For payment to Indians of Wind River Reservation, Wyoming (reimbursable), $50.
For plans, and so forth, for completing irrigation of Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, nineteen hundred and seventeen, $123.29.
For plans, and so forth, for completing irrigation of Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, Wyoming (reimbursable), $11.02.

CLAIMS ALLOWED BY THE AUDITOR FOR THE INTERIOR DEPARTMENT.

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, nineteen hundred and seventeen, $807.25.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $175.18.

Approved, July 8, 1918.


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