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-SEVENTH CONGRESS, FOURTH SESSION, 1923.
Chap. 21 | Chap. 29 | Chap. 42 | Chap. 59 | Chap. 72 | Chap. 76 | Chap. 77 | Chap. 114 | Chap. 116 | Chap. 117 | Chap. 292 | Chap. 297

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Chapter 292
March 4, 1923. | [H. R. 14408.] 42 Stat., 1527.

An Act Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1923, and prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1924, and for other purposes.
Section 2 | 3

Margin Notes
Chap. 292 Third Deficiency Act 1923.
Chap. 292 Deficiencies appropriations.
Chap. 292 Interior Department.
Chap. 292 Indian Service.
Chap. 292 Purchase of supplies, etc.
Chap. 292 Telegraphing and telephoning.
Chap. 292 Payment for destroyed diseased animals, etc.
Chap. 292 Arizona.
Chap. 292 Navajos and Hopis. Water supply for, on Navajo, etc., reservations.
Chap. 292 Support of Indians. Transfer of appropriations for New Mexico.
41 Stat., 422; ante, 250.
Chap. 292 Allied Contractors. Payment for bridge Little Colorado River at Leupp, Ariz.
42 Stat., 1288; ante, 397.
Chap. 292 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 292 Idaho.
Chap. 292 Fort Hall irrigation system.
Chap. 292 Montana.
Chap. 292 Blackfeet Reservation. Civilization, etc., of Indians of.
Chap. 292 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 292 New Mexico.
Chap. 292 Mescalero Reservation. Promoting civilization, etc.
Chap. 292 42 Stat., 1222; ante, 385.
Chap. 292 North Dakota.
Chap. 292 Fort Totten School.
Chap. 292 Washington.
Chap. 292 Makahs. Support, etc.
Chap. 292 Quiniault Reservation. Completing road on.
40 Stat., 588; ante, 174.
Chap. 292 Yakima Reservation. Enlarging, etc., Wapato irrigation project on.
Chap. 292 38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 292 Repayment.
39 Stat., 154; ante, 84.
Chap. 292 Wyoming.
Chap. 292 Shoshone Reservation. Payment to Indians of.
Chap. 292 33 Stat., 1021, vol. 3, 123.
Chap. 292 Extending irrigation system for additional lands.
Sec. 2 Audited claims.
Sec. 2 Payment of, certified by General Accounting Office.
42 Stat., 23, 18 Stat., 110.
Sec. 2 23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 2 Interior Department.
Sec. 3 Audited claims.
Sec. 3 Payment of, certified by General Accounting Office.
42 Stat., 23; 18 Stat., 110.
Sec. 3 23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 3 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 certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1923, and prior fiscal years, to

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provide supplemetal appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1924, and for other purposes, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS.

For expenses necessary to the purchase of goods and supplies for the Indian Service, and so forth, including the same objects specified under this head in the Indian Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1922, $201,759.69.

For telegraph and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington for the fiscal years that follow:
For 1921, $49.86;
For 1922, $547.02.

For reimbursing Indians for livestock which may be hereafter destroyed on account of being infected with dourine or other contagious diseases, and so forth, including the same objects specified under this head in the Indian Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1918, $449.

ARIZONA.

For continuing the development of a water supply for the Navajo and Hopi Indians on the Navajo, Moqui, Pueblo, Bonita, San Juan, and Western Navajo Reservations, fiscal year 1921, $222.79, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to transfer the sum of $1,058.87 from the appropriation "Support of Indians in New Mexico, 1921," to the appropriation "Support of Indians in Arizona, 1921," and to use the same for settlement of certain audited accounts which are properly payable from the last-named appropriation.

For payment to the Allied Contractors, Incorporated, of Omaha, Nebraska, as additional compensation for the construction of a bridge across the Little Colorado River near the Leupp Indian Agency, Arizona, $17,471.25, as authorized by the Act approved February 26, 1923: Provided, That said amount shall be reimbursable to the United States from any funds now or hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of the Navajo Indians in Arizona, to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of said tribe of Indians until paid.

IDAHO.

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, fiscal year 1921, $278.96.

MONTANA.

For the purchase of seed, fence wire, stoves, harness, wagons, flour mill, and agricultural implements and machinery, and repair parts therefor; the purchase of material and supplies for gopher eradication work; for the Indians of the Blackfeet Reservation, Montana, $50,000, to remain available until June 30, 1924: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, require that payment be made by individual Indians under the reimbursable regulations of August 7, 1918, for articles received by them.

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NEW MEXICO.

For the purpose of promoting civilization and self-support among the Indians of the Mescalero Reservation, in New Mexico, to be expended or distributed in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, under such regulations as he may prescribe, $75,000, to remain available until June 30, 1924, and to be reimbursed to the United States before June 30, 1935, from the sale of timber on said reservation.

NORTH DAKOTA.

For repairing, reconstructing, and reequipping the shop building at Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota, recently destroyed by fire, $10,000.

WASHINGTON.

For support and civilization of the Makahs, including pay of employees, fiscal year 1921, 25 cents.

For the completion of the road on the Quiniault Reservation, Washington, fiscal year 1922, $20.15, reimbursable from the tribal funds of said Indians on the same terms and conditions as provided in the Indian Appropriation Act for the fiscal year 1919.

For continuing construction and enlargement of the Wapato irrigation and drainage system, to make possible the utilization of the water supply provided by the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page 604), for forty acres of each Indian allotment under the Wapato irrigation project on the Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, and so forth, including the same objects specified under this head in the Indian Appropriation Acts, for the fiscal years 1919, 1921, and 1922, for the fiscal years that follow: For 1919, $840.11; for 1921-1922, 74 cents; reimbursable under the conditions and terms of the Act of May 18, 1916.

WYOMING.

For making payments to Indians of the Wind River Reservation in accordance with the provisions of the act entitled "An Act to ratify and amend an agreement with the Indians residing on the Shoshone or Wind River Indian Reservation in the State of Wyoming and to make appropriations for carrying the same into effect," approved March 3, 1905 (Thirty-third Statutes, page 1021), $50, reimbursable from the receipts from the sale of the lands ceded and relinquished pursuant to such Act.

For continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, including the Big Wind River and Dry Creek Canals, and including the maintenance and operation of competed canals, $208.94, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1905.

AUDITED CLAIMS.

SEC. 2.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being

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for the service of the fiscal year 1920 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884, as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 574, reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

For increase of compensation, Indian Service, $514.67.
For industrial work and care of timber, $33.90.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $278.10.
For industry among Indians, $45.
For support of Indians in California, $9.45.
For Indian School, Fort Bidwell, California, $88.32.
For Indian School, Riverside, California, $102.29.
For Indian School, Lawrence, Kansas, $12.54.
For Indian School, Wahpeton, North Dakota, $2.25.
For agency buildings, and equipment, Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota, $93.15.
For administration of affairs of Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, 10 cents.
For diversion dam and distribution and drainage system, Yakima Reservation, Washington (reimbursable), $1.50.
For support of Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, $11.90.
For Indian School, Hayward, Wisconsin, $210.07.

AUDITED CLAIMS.

SEC. 3.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1920 and prior years unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884, as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 313, reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

For increase of compensation, Indian Service, $24.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $55.09.
For Indian School, Riverside, California, $161.14.

Approved, March 4, 1923.


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