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-EIGHTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1924.
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Chapter 264
June 5, 1924. | [H. R. 5078.] 43 Stat., 390.

An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1925, and for other purposes.

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Chap. 264 Interior Department appropriations.
Chap. 264 General Land Office.
Chap. 264 Opening Indian reservations.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 264 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 264 Commissioner, and office personnel.
Chap. 264 General expenses.
Chap. 264 Special agents, etc.
Chap. 264 43 Stat., 392; post, 430.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Competency Commission, Five Civilized Tribes. Other Indians.
Chap. 264 Supplies. Purchase, transportation, etc.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Only three warehouses.
Chap. 264 Inspectors.
Chap. 264 Judges, Indian courts.
Chap. 264 Indian police.
Chap. 264 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Chap. 264 Agency buildings.
Chap. 264 Construction repairs, etc.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Supervising work.
Chap. 264 Heat and light to employees.
Chap. 264 Vehicles. Allowance for maintenance, repairs, etc.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Purchases limited.
Chap. 264 Motor vehicles from War Department.
Chap. 264 Probate matters.
Chap. 264 Determining heirs of deceased allottees.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Clerks in the Indian Office.
Chap. 264 Tribes excepted.
Chap. 264 Five Civilized Tribes and Quapaws Probate expenses.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Attorneys, etc., restricted to civil service eligibles.
Chap. 264 Citizen commission.
Chap. 264 Indian lands.
Chap. 264 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 264 Advertising expenses, sales of lands.
Chap. 264 Pueblo Indians. Special attorney for.
Chap. 264 Five Civilized Tribes. Sales of tribal lands, etc., payable from proceeds.
Chap. 264 Choctaw and Chickasaw coal and asphalt lands.
41 Stat., 1107; ante, 287.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Collecting rents.
Chap. 264 Continuing tribal schools.
Chap. 264 Apportionment of allotments, etc., for fiscal year.
Chap. 264 Specified salaries.
Chap. 264 Pay restriction.
Chap. 264 Dispensing with tribal attorneys.
Chap. 264 Repairs, etc., to school buildings.
Chap. 264 Homeless Indians in California.
Chap. 264 Purchase of lands for
Chap. 264 Kiowas, Comanches and Apaches, Okla.
Chap. 264 Maintenance, support, etc., of homesteads, etc.
Proviso. Report of Congress.
Chap. 264 Industrial work, etc.
Chap. 264 Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 264 Matrons.
Chap. 264 Agricultural experiments.
Chap. 264 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 264 Field matrons and nurses.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Menominee Reservation.
Chap. 264 Soil, etc., experiments.
Chap. 264 Pay not affected by limitations.
Chap. 264 37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 529.
Chap. 264 Encouraging farming, etc., for self support.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Repayment.
Chap. 264 Limitation.
Chap. 264 Payment for destroyed diseased livestock.
Chap. 264 Water supply.
Chap. 264 Increasing grazing ranges, etc., by developing, etc., on reservations.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Condition.
Chap. 264 Papago villages, Ariz. Pumping plants.
Chap. 264 Navajos and Hopis. Developing water supply for, on reservations in Arizona and New Mexico.
Chap. 264 Pueblo Indian lands, N. Mex. Sinking wells on, etc.
Chap. 264 Irrigation and drainage.
Chap. 264 Construction, maintenance, etc., of projects on reservations.
Chap. 264 Allotments to districts.
Chap. 264 Administration expenses.
Chap. 264 Supervising engineers, etc.
Chap. 264 Traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 264 Investigating new projects, etc.
36 Stat., 858, vol. 3, 473.
Chap. 264 Taos Pueblo, N. Mex. Surveys, etc., for project.
Chap. 264 Stream gauging.
Chap. 264 Reimbursement.
38 Stat., 582; ante, 8.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 264 Flood damages, etc.
Chap. 264 Limitation.
Chap. 264 Gila River Reservation, Ariz. Continuing irrigation system for Pima Indian land.
33 Stat., 1081, vol. 3, 158.
Chap. 264 Repayment.
37 Stat., 522, vol. 3, 529.
Chap. 264 Diverting river water to Pinal County lands, etc.
Chap. 264 Repayment.
39 Stat., 130; ante,154.
Chap. 264 Colorado River Reservation, Ariz. Extending irrigation system.
36 Stat., 273, vol. 3, 432.
Chap. 264 Ganado project, Ariz. Operating.
Chap. 264 San Xavier Reservation, Ariz. Pumping plants.
Chap. 264 San Carlos Reservation, Ariz. Operating pumping plants, etc., for irrigating, from total funds.
43 Stat., 475; post, 447.
Proviso. Reimbursement to tribe.
Chap. 264 Salt River project, Ariz. Providing water to Indian allottees from.
Chap. 264 39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Chap. 264 Fort Apache Reservation, Ariz. Completing system, from tribal funds.
Chap. 264 41 Stat., 11; ante, 202.
Chap. 264 Reimbursement to tribe.
Chap. 264 Yuma Reservation, Calif. Advancing charges on lands in, and Arizona. Repayment.
36 Stat., 1063; vol. 3, 487.
Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho. Operating irrigation system. Enlarging, etc., for ceded lands, etc.
Chap. 264 42 Stat., 568; ante, 346.
Repayment.
Chap. 264 Irrigation systems, Montana. Fort Belknap Reservation. Repayment.
36 Stat., 277; vol. 3, 437.
Flathead Reservation.
Chap. 264 Fort Peck Reservation.
Chap. 264 Blackfeet Reservation.
Chap. 264 Crow Reservation. Improving systems on, from tribal funds.
Chap. 264 Repayment.
Chap. 264 Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nev. Operating system.
Chap. 264 Newlands project, Nev. Payment of charges on Paiute allotments.
Chap. 264 Laguna and Acoma Indians, N. Mex. Operating irrigating system for.
Chap. 264 Rio Grande Valley, N. Mex. Completing canal through Isleta Pueblo Indian lands.
Chap. 264 Navajo Reservation, N. Mex. Operating Hogback irrigation project on.
Chap. 264 San Juan Pueblo, N. Mex. Operating, etc., project. Pueblo lands. N. Mex. Repairing flood damages. Klamath Reservation, Oreg. Operating, etc., projects on, from tribal funds.
Chap. 264 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes. Continuing irrigation of allotments of.
34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 243.
Chap. 264 Yakima Reservation, Wash. Operating Toppenish-Simcoe system.
41 Stat., 281; ante, 357.
Chap. 264 Operating, etc. Ahtanum system.
Chap. 264 Reimbursing reclamation fund for stored water to reservation lands.
38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 264 Wapato system. Continuing construction, enlargement, etc.
38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Reimbursement of cost.
39 Stat., 154; ante, 84.
Chap. 264 Payment to landowners for damages, etc.
Chap. 264 Constructing part of Satus unit, etc.
Chap. 264 Wind River Reservation, Wyo. Extending irrigation to additional lands.
Chap. 264 Continuing construction work.
Chap. 264 Education.
Chap. 264 Support of Indian schools. Provisos. Deaf and dumb, blind, etc.
Chap. 264 Alabamas and Coushattas in Texas.
Chap. 264 Boarding schools with diminished attendance discontinued.
Chap. 264 Transfer of pupils.
Chap. 264 Day schools discontinued.
Chap. 264 Moneys returned to the Treasury.
Chap. 264 Tuition in public schools.
Chap. 264 No contracts required.
R. S., sec. 3744, p. 738.
Chap. 264 Not available for specified schools.
Chap. 264 Collecting, etc., pupils.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Obtaining employment.
Chap. 264 Repayment.
Chap. 264 Alaska pupils.
Chap. 264 School buildings. Repairs, improvements, etc.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Limitation.
Chap. 264 Support, etc., at designated boarding schools.
Chap. 264 Fort Mojave, Ariz.
Chap. 264 Phoenix, Ariz.
Chap. 264 Truxton Canyon, Ariz.
Chap. 264 Theodore Roosevelt School, Fort Apache, Ariz.
Chap. 264 Sherman Institute, Calif.
Chap. 264 Fort Bidwell, Calif.
Chap. 264 Haskell Institute, Kans.
Chap. 264 Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Chap. 264 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 264 Genoa, Nebr.
Chap. 264 Carson City, Nev.
Chap. 264 Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Chap. 264 Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Chap. 264 Cherokee, N. C.
Chap. 264 Bismarck, N. Dak.
Chap. 264 Fort Totten, N. Dak.
Chap. 264 Wahpeton, N. Dak.
Chap. 264 Chilocco, Okla.
Chap. 264 Road to Kansas State line.
Chap. 264 Sequoyah Orphan Training School, Tahlequah, Okla.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Improving road.
Chap. 264 Hospital. Use of balances for equipping.
Chap. 264 28 Stat., 451, vol. 1, 521.
Chap. 264 Chemawa, Salem, Oreg.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Restriction on Alaska natives.
Chap. 264 Flandreau, S. Dak.
Chap. 264 Pierre, S. Dak.
Chap. 264 Rapid City, S. Dak.
Chap. 264 Hayward, Wis.
Chap. 264 Tomah, Wis.
Chap. 264 Shoshone Reservation, Wyo.
Chap. 264 Navajos, Arizona. School facilities for.
15 Stat., 669; vol. 2, 1015.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 264 Chippewas of Minnesota. Payment for tuition of children in State schools.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 264 Chippewas of the Mississippi, Minn. Schools.
16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 975.
Proviso. Restriction.
Chap. 264 Osages, Oklahoma. Educating children, from tribal funds. Proviso. Saint Louis Boarding school.
Chap. 264 Five Civilized Tribes and Quapaws, Oklahoma. Aid to common schools.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Parentage limitation not applicable.
Chap. 264 40 Stat., 584; ante, 167.
Chap. 264 Sioux Indians, Nebraska, etc. Day and industrial schools.
Chap. 264 19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Uintah and Duchesne Counties, Utah. Aid to public schools in, from Ute tribal funds. Proviso. Equality of Indian children.
Chap. 264 Conservation of health, etc.
Chap. 264 Relieving distress, preventing contagious diseases, etc.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Use for general treatment.
Chap. 264 Allotments to specified sanatoria and hospitals.
Chap. 264 Canton, S. Dak. Insane asylum expenses.
Chap. 264 Support and civilization.
Chap. 264 Expenses limited.
Chap. 264 Arizona.
Chap. 264 California.
Chap. 264 Florida.
Chap. 264 Idaho.
Chap. 264 Montana.
Chap. 264 Nevada.
Chap. 264 New Mexico.
Chap. 264 North Dakota.
Chap. 264 Oklahoma. Wichitas, etc.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Payment for counsel.
43 Stat., 366; ante, 421.
Chap. 264 28 Stat., 896, vol. 1, 76.
Chap. 264 Oklahoma and Nebraska. Oregon.
Chap. 264 South Dakota.
Chap. 264 Utah.
Chap. 264 Washington.
Chap. 264 Wisconsin.
Chap. 264 Coeur d'Alenes, Idaho.
26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Chap. 264 Bannocks, Idaho.
15 Stat., 696, vol. 2 1020.
Chap. 264 Full-blood Choctaws, Mississippi.
Chap. 264 Education, etc.
Chap. 264 Purchase of lands etc.
Chap. 264 Encouraging industry, etc.
Chap. 264 Repayment.
Chap. 264 Crows, Montana.
Chap. 264 15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1008.
Chap. 264 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes, Mont.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 264 15 Stat., 658, vol. 2, 1017.
Chap. 264 Pawnees, Okla.
Chap. 264 Annuity.
27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 498.
Chap. 264 Schools, blacksmiths, etc.
11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764.
Chap. 264 Quapaws, Okla. Education, etc.
7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 395.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 264 Five Civilized Tribes, Okla. Administration expenses. Proviso. Detailed report to Congress.
Chap. 264 Warm Springs Agency Indians, Oreg.
Chap. 264 Repayment.
Chap. 264 Sioux of different tribes, Nebr., N. and S. Dak. Teachers, etc.
15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 998.
Chap. 264 Additional employees. Subsistence.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Transporting supplies.
Chap. 264 Confederated Bands of Utes, Utah. Carpenters, etc.
15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 990.
Chap. 264 Food, etc.
Chap. 264 Agency employees.
Chap. 264 Spokanes, Wash.
27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Chap. 264 Shoshones, Wyo.
15 Stat., 576, vol. 2, 1020.
Chap. 264 Support, etc., at specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 264 Arizona.
Chap. 264 California.
Chap. 264 Colorado.
Chap. 264 Idaho.
Chap. 264 Iowa.
Chap. 264 Kansas.
Chap. 264 Michigan.
Chap. 264 Minnesota.
Chap. 264 Montana.
Chap. 264 Nebraska.
Chap. 264 Nevada.
Chap. 264 New Mexico.
Chap. 264 North Carolina.
Chap. 264 North Dakota.
Chap. 264 Oklahoma.
Chap. 264 Oregon. Proviso. Klamath Agency buildings.
Chap. 264 South Dakota.
Chap. 264 Utah.
Chap. 264 Washington
Chap. 264 Wisconsin.
Chap. 264 Wyoming.
Chap. 264 Chippewas in Minnesota. Promoting civilization, etc., from tribal funds.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 264 Objects specified.
Chap. 264 Aiding State public schools.
Chap. 264 Aiding indigent Chippewas. Condition.
Chap. 264 Indian hospitals.
Chap. 264 Red Lake Reservation, Minn. Constructing sawmill, etc., from tribal funds.
39 Stat., 138; ante, 67.
Chap. 264 Location.
Chap. 264 Choctaws and Chickasaws, Okla. Per capita payments expenses.
Chap. 264 Osages, Okla. Agency expenses, etc., from tribal funds.
Chap. 264 Oil and gas production expenses.
Chap. 264 From tribal funds.
Chap. 264 Visit of Tribal Council to Washington, D. C.
Chap. 264 Confederated Bands of Utes, Utah. Distribution from principal of tribal funds. Allotments.
Chap. 264 Self-support, etc., from accrued interest.
Chap. 264 37 Stat., 934, vol. 3, 559.
Chap. 264 Provisos. Report to Congress.
Chap. 264 Restriction on road construction.
Chap. 264 Roads and bridges.
Chap. 264 Hoopa Valley Reservation, Calif. Completing road on.
Chap. 264 Reimbursement.
Chap. 264 40 Stat., 570; ante, 156.
Chap. 264 Red Lake Reservation, Minn Roads and bridges on, from tribal funds.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 264 Mescalero Reservation, N. Mex. Roads and bridges on, from tribal funds.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 264 Cochiti and San Juan Pueblo grants, N. Mex. Bridges across Rio Grande in.
Chap. 264 Shoshone Reservation, Wyo. Roads and bridges in, from tribal funds.
Chap. 264 Annuities, etc.
Chap. 264 Senecas, N. Y.
Chap. 264 4 Stat., 443.
Chap. 264 Six Nations, N. Y.
Chap. 264 7 Stat., 46; vol. 2, 36.
Chap. 264 Choctaws, Oklahoma. Annuities.
7 Stat., 99; vol 2, 87; 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Light horsemen.
7 Stat., 213; vol. 2, 193; 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Blacksmith.
7 Stat., 212, 236; vol. 2 192, 213. 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Education.
7 Stat., 236; vol, 2, 212; 11 Stat., 614; vol. 2, 709.
Iron and steel.
7 Stat., 236; vol. 2, 213; 11 Stat., 614; vol 2, 709.
Chap. 264 Saint Croix Chippewas, Wisconsin. Purchase of land for, etc.
10 Stat., 1109, vol. 2, 648.
Beneficiaries.
Chap. 264 38 Stat., 606, ante, 32.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Discretionary cash payments.
Chap. 264 Mines Bureau.
Chap. 264 Petroleum and natural gas development, etc.
Chap. 264 Enforcing act relating to oil, etc., leases.
41 Stat., 441, 448.
Chap. 264 Periodicals. Provisos.
R. S., sec. 192, p. 30.
Restriction not applicable. Other expenses.
Chap. 264 Personal services in the District.
Chap. 264 Enforcing laws relating to nonmetallic mineral deposits.
41 Stat., 437. 40 Stat., 287.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Services in the District.
Chap. 264 Education Bureau.
Chap. 264 Alaska.
Chap. 264 Education of natives.
Chap. 264 Specified allotments.
Chap. 264 Medical and sanitary relief. Cooperation of Public Health Service.
Chap. 264 Proviso. Pay patients admitted to hospitals.

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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, for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1925, namely:

GENERAL LAND OFFICE.

Opening Indian reservations (reimbursable): For expenses pertaining to the opening to entry and settlement of such Indian reservation lands as may be opened during the fiscal year 1925: Provided, That the expenses pertaining to the opening of each of said reservations and paid for out of this appropriation shall be reimbursed to the United States from the money received from the sale of the lands embraced in said reservations, respectively, $1,000.

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS.

SALARIES.

For the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and other personal services in the District of Columbia in accordance with "The Classification Act of 1923," $388,640.

GENERAL EXPENSES OF INDIAN SERVICE.

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 $4 in lieu of subsistence, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, when actually employed on duty in the field or ordered to the seat of government; for transportation and incidental expenses of officers and clerks of the Office of Indian Affairs when traveling on official duty; for pay of employees

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not otherwise provided for; for telegraph and telephone toll messages on business pertaining to the Indian Service sent and received by the Bureau of Indian Affairs at Washington; and for other necessary expenses of the Indian Service for which no other appropriation is available, $100,000: Provided, That not to exceed $5,000 of this appropriation may be used for continuing the work of the Competency Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma: Provided, That not to exceed $15,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended out of applicable funds in the work of determining the competency of Indians on Indian reservations outside of the Five Civilized Tribes in Oklahoma.

For expenses necessary to 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, $500,000: Provided, That no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be used for the maintenance of to exceed three warehouses in the Indian Service.

For pay of special Indian Service inspector at a salary of $3,500 per annum and four Indian Service inspectors, at salaries not to exceed $2,500 per annum and actual traveling and incidental expenses, and not to exceed $4 per diem in lieu of subsistence when actually employed on duty in the field away from home or designated headquarters, $20,000.

For pay of judges of Indian courts where tribal relations now exist, $6,500.

For pay of Indian police, including chiefs 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, for purchase of equipments and supplies, and for rations for policemen at nonration agencies, $125,000.

For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors and deleterious drugs, including peyote, among Indians, $25,000.1

For construction, lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of agency buildings, including the purchase of necessary lands and the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, and sewerage and water systems in connection therewith, $100,000: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the payment of salaries and expenses of persons employed in the supervision of construction or repair work of roads and bridges on Indian reservations and other lands devoted to the Indian Service: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is 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.

That not to exceed $150,000 of applicable appropriations made herein for the Bureau of Indian Affairs shall be available for the maintenance, repair, and operation of motor-propelled and horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles for the use of superintendents, farmers, physicians, field matrons, allotting, irrigation, and other employees in the Indian field service: Provided, That not to exceed $14,000 may be used in the purchase of horse-drawn passenger-carrying vehicles, and not to exceed $35,000 for the purchase of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and that such vehicles shall be used only for official service: Provided further, That such motor-propelled vehicles shall be purchased from the War Department, if practicable.


1243 Pac., 1067-1073.

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EXPENSES IN PROBATE MATTERS.

For the purpose of determining the heirs of deceased Indian allottees having right, title, or interest in any trust or restricted property, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, $75,600, reimbursable as provided by existing law: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use not to exceed $17,000 for the employment of additional clerks in the Indian Office in connection with the work of determining the heirs of deceased Indians, and examining their wills, out of the $75,600 appropriated herein: Provided further, That the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to the Osage Indians nor to the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma.

For salaries and expenses of such attorneys and other employees as the Secretary of the Interior may, in his discretion, deem necessary in probate matters affecting restricted allottees or their heirs in the Five Civilized Tribes and in the several tribes of the Quapaw Agency, and for the costs and other necessary expenses incident to suits instituted or conducted by such attorneys, $40,000: Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be available for the payment of attorneys or other employees unless appointed after a competitive examination by the Civil Service Commission and from an eligible list furnished by such commission.

EXPENSES OF INDIAN COMMISSIONERS.

For expenses of the Board of Indian Commissioners, $10,260.

INDIAN LANDS.

For the survey, resurvey, classification, and allotment of lands in severalty under the provisions of the Act of February 8, 1887 (Twenty- fourth Statutes at Large, page 388), 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, $56,000, reimbursable: Provided, That 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 the State of New Mexico and the State of Arizona, who was not residing upon the public domain prior to June 30, 1914.

For the payment of newspaper advertisements of sales of Indian lands, $2,000, reimbursable from payments by purchasers of costs of sale, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

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, $3,000, or so much thereof as the Secretary of the Interior may deem necessary.

For payment of salaries of employees and other expenses of advertising and sale in connection with the further sales of unallotted lands and other tribal property belonging to any of the Five Civilized Tribes, 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 approved February 22, 1921, entitled "An Act authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to offer for sale remainder of the coal and asphalt deposits in segregated mineral land in the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations, State of Oklahoma" (Forty-first Statutes at

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Large, page 1107), and of the improvements thereon, which is hereby expressly authorized, and for other work necessary to a final settlement of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, $5,000, to be paid from the proceeds of sales of such tribal lands and property: Provided, That not to exceed $2,000 of such amount may be used in connection with the collection of rents of unallotted lands and tribal buildings: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to continue during the ensuing fiscal year the tribal and other schools among the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Tribes from the tribal funds of those nations, within his discretion and under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe: Provided further, That for the current fiscal year money may be so expended from such tribal funds for equalization of allotments, per capita and other payments authorized by law to individual members of the respective tribes, tribal and other Indian schools under existing law, salaries and contingent expenses of the governor of the Chickasaw Nation and chief of the Choctaw Nation and one mining trustee for the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations at salaries at the rate heretofore paid and the chief of the Creek Nation at a salary not to exceed $600 per annum, and one attorney each for the Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Creek Tribes employed under contract approved by the President under existing law: Provided further, That the expenses of any of the above-named officials shall not exceed $1,500 per annum each for chiefs and governor and each of said tribal attorneys: Provided further, That the Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall dispense with the attorney for the Creek Tribe not later than September 1, 1924, and the Commissioner shall dispense with any other tribal attorneys at any time their services are no longer needed, and that no tribal money shall be available for the salaries or expenses of tribal school representatives: And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby empowered, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1925, to expend funds of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole Nations available for school purposes under existing law for such repairs, improvements, or new buildings as he may deem essential for the proper conduct of the several schools of said tribes.

For the purchase of lands for the homeless Indians in California, including improvements thereon, for the use and occupancy of said Indians, $8,000, said funds to be expended under such regulations and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For maintenance and support and improvement of the homesteads of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, $200,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians and to be expended under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress on the first Monday in December, 1925, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein.

INDUSTRIAL ASSISTANCE AND ADVANCEMENT.

For the purposes of preserving living and growing timber on Indian reservations and allotments, and to educate Indians in the proper care of forests; for the employment of suitable persons as matrons to teach Indian women and girls housekeeping and other household duties, for necessary traveling expenses of such matrons, and for furnishing necessary equipments and supplies and renting quarters for them where necessary; for the conducting of experiments on Indian school or agency farms designed to test the possibilities of soil and climate in the cultivation of trees, grains, vegetables, cotton, and

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fruits, and for the employment of practical farmers and stockmen, in addition to the agency and school farmers now employed; for necessary traveling expenses of such farmers and stockmen and for furnishing necessary equipment and supplies for them; and for superintending and directing farming and stock raising among Indians, $370,000, of which sum not less than $50,000 shall be used for the employment of field matrons and nurses: Provided, That the foregoing shall not, as to timber, apply to the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin: Provided further, That not to exceed $20,000 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, grain, vegetables, and fruits: Provided also, That the amounts paid to matrons, foresters, farmers, physicians, nurses, and other hospital employees, and stockmen provided for in this Act shall not be included within the limitations on salaries and compensation of employees contained in the Act of August 24, 1912.

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, $150,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, which sum may be used for the purchase of seeds, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment necessary, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, 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 30, 1930: Provided further, That not to exceed $15,000 of the amount herein appropriated shall be expended on any one reservation or for the benefit of any one tribe of Indians, and that no part of this appropriation shall be used for the purchase of tribal herds.

For reimbursing Indians for livestock which may be hereafter destroyed on account of being infected with dourine or other contagious diseases, and for expenses in connection with the work of eradicating and preventing such diseases, to be expended under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $10,000.1

DEVELOPMENT OF WATER SUPPLY.

For improving springs, drilling wells, and otherwise developing and conserving water for the use of Indian stock, including the purchase, construction, and installation of pumping machinery, tanks, troughs, and other necessary equipment, and for necessary investigations and surveys, for the purpose of increasing the available grazing range on unallotted lands on Indian reservations, $10,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That the necessity exists on any Indian reservation so far as the Indians themselves are concerned.

For operation and maintenance of pumping plants for distribution of a water supply for Papago Indian villages in southern Arizona, $22,000.

For continuing the development of a water supply for the Navajo and Hopi Indians on the Moqui Reservation, and the Navajo, Pueblo Bonito, San Juan, and Western Navajo subdivisions of the Navajo Reservation in Arizona and New Mexico, $45,000, reimbursable out of any funds of said Indians now or hereafter available.

For continuing the sinking of wells on Pueblo Indian land, New Mexico, to provide water for domestic and stock purposes, and for building tanks, troughs, pipe lines, and other necessary structures for the utilization of such water, $5,000.


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IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE.

For the construction, repair, and maintenance of irrigation systems, and for purchase or rental of irrigation tools and appliances, water rights, ditches, and lands necessary for irrigation purposes for Indian reservations and allotments; for operation of irrigation systems or appurtenances thereto when no other funds are applicable or available for the purpose; for drainage and protection of irrigable lands from damage by floods or loss of water rights, upon the Indian irrigation projects named below, in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively:

Irrigation district one: Colville Reservation, Washington, $6,000;
Irrigation district two: Walker River Reservation, Nevada, $5,000; Western Shoshone Reservation, Idaho and Nevada, $2,000; Shivwits, Utah, $500;
Irrigation district three: Tongue River, Montana, $1,500;
Irrigation district four: Ak Chin Reservation, Arizona, $4,000; Chiu Chiu pumping plants, Arizona, $6,000; Coachella Valley pumping plants, California, $4,000; Hoopa Valley, California, $18,000; Morongo Reservation, California, $7,000; Pala Reservation and Rincon Reservation, California, $4,700; Round Valley Reservation, California, $1,000; miscellaneous projects, $10,500;
Irrigation district five: New Mexico Pueblos, $15,000; Zuni Reservation, New Mexico, $7,500; Navajo and Hopi, miscellaneous projects, Arizona, including Tes-nos-pos, Moencopi Wash, Kin-le-chee, Wide Ruins, Red Lake, Corn Creek, Wepo Wash, Oraibi Wash, and Polacca Wash, $20,000; Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado, $14,000;
Not to exceed in all, $120,000;

For necessary miscellaneous expenses incident to the general administration of Indian irrigation projects, including salaries of not to exceed five supervising engineers, not to exceed $50,000; for pay of one chief irrigation engineer, not to exceed $4,000; one assistant chief irrigation engineer, not to exceed $3,000; one superintendent of irrigation competent to pass upon water rights, not to exceed $2,500; one field cost accountant, not to exceed $2,250; and for traveling incidental expenses of officials and employees of the Indian irrigation service, including sleeping-car fare and a per diem not exceeding $3.50 in lieu of subsistence when actually employed in the field and away from designated headquarters, not to exceed $6,500; not to exceed in all, $65,000;

For 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 13 of the Act of June 25, 1910, $1,000;

For necessary surveys and investigations to determine the feasibility and estimated cost of the Taos reservoir project, Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, $5,000;

For cooperative stream gauging with the United States Geological Survey, $1,000;

In all, for irrigation on Indian reservations, not to exceed $192,000, reimbursable as provided in the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page 582): Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be expended on any irrigation system or reclamation project for which public funds are or may be otherwise available: Provided further, That the foregoing amounts appropriated for such purposes shall be available interchangeably in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior for the necessary expenditures for damages by floods and other unforseen exigencies: Provided, however, That the amount so interchanged shall not exceed in the aggregate 10 per centum of all the amounts so appropriated.

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For continuing the work of constructing the irrigation system for the irrigation of the lands of the Pima Indians in the vicinity of Sacaton, on the Gila River Indian Reservation, Arizona, within the limit of cost fixed by the Act of March 3, 1905 (Thirty-third Statutes at Large, page 1081), $8,000; and for maintenance and operation of the pumping plants and canal systems $12,000; in all, $20,000, reimbursable as provided in section 2 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 522).

For continuing the construction of the necessary canals and structures to carry the natural flow of the Gila River to the Indian lands of the Gila River Indian Reservation and to public and private lands in Pinal County, Arizona, reimbursable as provided in the Indian Appropriation Act approved May 18, 1916, $250,000.

For continuing the construction of the necessary canals and laterals for the utilization of water from the pumping plant on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, Arizona, as provided in the Act of April 4, 1910 (Thirty- sixth Statutes at Large, page 273), $20,000; and for maintaining and operating the pumping plant, canals, and structures, $35,000; in all, $55,000, reimbursable as provided in the aforesaid Act.

For operation and maintenance of the Ganado irrigation project, Arizona, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, $3,500.

For operation and maintenance of the pumping plants on the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Arizona, $10,000, reimbursable out of any funds of the Indians of this reservation now or hereafter available.

For the operation and maintenance of pumping plants and for the drilling of wells and installation of additional pumping plants for the irrigation of lands on the San Carlos Reservation in Arizona, $27,200, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Indians of such reservation: Provided, That the sum so used shall be reimbursed to the tribe by the Indians benefited, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For all purposes necessary for survey, construction, and improvement, by concrete lining and installation of structures in the main canals and laterals on the Salt River irrigation project, Arizona, $3,500, to enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry out provisions of the Act of May 18, 1916 (Thirty-ninth Statutes at Large, page 130).

For all purposes necessary for the completion of the irrigation system under the power pant constructed on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona, as provided for in the Act of June 30, 1919 (Forty-first Statutes at Large, page 11), so that additional individual Indian lands thereunder may be supplied with water for irrigation purposes, $2,600, payable out of tribal funds of the Indians which shall be reimbursed to the tribe by the Indians benefited under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

For reclamation and maintenance charges on Indian lands within the Yuma Reservation, California, and on ten acres within each of the eleven Yuma homestead entries in Arizona, under the Yuma reclamation project, $60,000, reimbursable as provided by the Act of March 3, 1911 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 1063).

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, Idaho, $49,000, reimbursable.

For continuing the enlarging, relocating, and repairing of canals, structures, and dam, and replacing of structures of the irrigation system for the irrigation of lands on the Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, and lands ceded by the Indians of said reservation, as provided

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for in the Act of May 24, 1922 (Forty-second Statutes at Large, page 568), the same to be reimbursed in accordance with the provisions of said Act of May 24, 1922, $200,000.

For maintenance and operation, including repairs of the irrigation systems on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, $30,000, reimbursable in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April 4, 1910.

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in Montana, by and under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, including the purchase of any necessary rights or property, $150,000 (reimbursable).

For maintenance and operation of the irrigation systems on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, in Montana, by and under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, including the purchase of any necessary rights or property, $ 15,000 (reimbursable).

For continuing construction, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Montana, by and under the direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, including the purchase of any necessary rights or property, $20,000 (reimbursable).

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the irrigation systems on the Crow Reservation, Montana, including maintenance assessments payable to the Two Leggings Water Users' Association, and Bozeman Trail Ditch Company, Montana, properly assessable against lands allotted to the Indians irrigable thereunder, $150,000, and to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

For improvements, operation, and maintenance of the irrigation system on the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, $4,200, reimbursable from any funds of the Indians of this reservation now or hereafter available.

For reclamation and maintenance charges on lands allotted to Paiute Indians within the Newlands project, Nevada, $6,000; for payment of annual drainage assessments against said lands, $2,100; in all, $8,100, reimbursable from any funds of the said Indians now or hereafter available.

For continuing the reconstruction and for operation and maintenance of the irrigation system for the Laguna and Acoma Indians in New Mexico, $6,000, reimbursable by the Indians benefited, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For all purposes necessary for completion of a drainage canal through the Isleta Pueblo Indian lands in New Mexico in the Rio Grande Valley, $25,000, reimbursable in accordance with such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For improvement, operation, and maintenance of the Hogback irrigation project on that part of the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico under the jurisidiction of the San Juan Indian School, $7,500, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For all purposes necessary for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the San Juan Pueblo project, New Mexico, $15,000.

For repair of damage to irrigation systems resulting from flood and for flood protection of irrigable lands on the several pueblos in New Mexico, $10,000. For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Modoc Point, Sand Creek, Fort Creek, Cooked Creek, and miscellaneous irrigation projects on the Klamath Reservation, $9,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Klamath Indians

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in the State of Oregon, said sum, or such part thereof as may be used, to be reimbursed to the tribe under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For continuing the construction of lateral distributing systems to irrigate the alloted lands of the Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White River Utes in Utah, and to maintain existing irrigation systems authorized under the Act of June 21, 1906, $50,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

For operation and maintenance, including repairs, of the Toppenish- Simcoe irrigation system, on the Yakima Reservation, Washington, reimbursable as provided by the Act of June 30, 1919 (Forty-first Statutes at Large, page 28), $5,000.

For operation and maintenance, including repairs, of the Ahtanum irrigation system on the Yakima Reservation, Washington, $2,800, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For reimbursement to the reclamation fund the proportionate expense of operation and maintenance of the reservoirs for furnishing stored water to the lands in Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, in accordance with the provisions of section 22 of the Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, page 604), $11,000.

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-eight Statutes at Large, page 604), for forty acres of each Indian allotment under the Wapato irrigation project on the Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, and such other water supply as may be available or obtainable for the irrigation of a total of one hundred and twenty thousand acres of allotted Indian lands on said reservation, $10,000: Provided, That the entire cost of said irrigation and drainage system shall be reimbursed to the United States under the conditions and terms of the Act of May 18, 1916: Provided further, That the funds hereby appropriated shall be available for the reimbursement of Indian and white landowners for improvements and crops destroyed by the Government in connection with the construction of irrigation canals and drains of this project.

For construction of that part of the Satus unit of the Wapato project that can be irrigated by gravity from the drainage water from the Wapato project, and for operation and maintenance of the system, Yakima Reservation, Washington, $50,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For the extension of canals and laterals on the ceded portion of the Wind River Reservation, Wyoming, to provide for the irrigation of additional Indian lands, and for the Indians' pro rata share of the cost of the operation and maintenance of canals and laterals and for the Indians' pro rata share of the cost of the Big Bend Drainage project on the ceded portion of that reservation, $36,500, reimbursable under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

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 completed canals, $165,000, reimbursable as provided by existing law.

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EDUCATION.

For the support of Indian day and industrial schools not otherwise provided for, and other educational and industrial purposes in connection therewith, $2,000,000: Provided, That not to exceed $40,000 of this amount may be used for the support and education of deaf and dumb or blind or mentally deficient Indian children: Provided further, That $3,500 of this amount may be used for the education and civilization of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians in Texas: Provided further, That all reservation and nonreservation boarding schools with an average attendance of less than forty-five and eighty pupils, respectively, shall be discontinued on or before the beginning of the fiscal year 1925. The pupils in schools so discontinued shall be transferred first, if possible, to Indian day schools or State public schools; second, to adjacent reservation or nonreservation boarding schools, to the limit of the capacity of said schools; Provided further, That all day schools with an average attendance of less than eight shall be discontinued on or before the beginning of the fiscal year 1925: And provided further, That all moneys appropriated for any school discontinued pursuant to this Act or for other cause shall be returned immediately to the Treasury of the United States: And provided further, That not more than $350,000 of the amount herein appropriated may be expended for the tuition of Indian children enrolled in the public schools under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, but formal contracts shall not be required for compliance with section 3744 of the Revised Statutes: And 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.

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, $90,000: Provided, That not exceeding $5,000 of this sum may be used for obtaining remunerative employment for Indian youths and, when necessary, for payment of transportation and other expenses to their places of employment: Provided further, That where practicable the transportation and expenses of pupils shall be refunded and shall be returned to the appropriation from which paid. The provisions of this section shall also apply to native Indian pupils of school age under twenty-one years of age brought from Alaska.

For construction, lease, purchase, repair, and improvement of school buildings, including the purchase of necessary lands and the installation, repair, and improvement of heating, lighting, power, and sewerage and water systems in connection therewith, $230,000: Provided, That not more than $7,500 out of this appropriation shall be expended for new construction at any one school or institution unless herein expressly authorized.1

For support and education of Indian pupils at the following boarding schools in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively:

Fort Mojave, Arizona: For two hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $49,700; for general repairs and improvements, $4,000;

Phoenix, Arizona: For eight hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $170,000; for general repairs and improvements, laundry machinery, and remodeling and extending of heating plant, $45,000;


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Truxton Canyon, Arizona: For two hundred pupils and for pay of superintendent, $40,000; for general repairs and improvements, $13,000;

Theodore Roosevelt Indian School, Fort Apache, Arizona: For four hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $90.000; for repairs, remodeling, and improvement, $22,000;

Sherman Institute, Riverside, California: For eight hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $170,000; for general repairs and improvements, including construction of additional sleeping porches, $18,000; for additional buildings and improvements, $22,000;

Fort Bidwell Indian School, California: For one hundred pupils and for pay of superintendent, $22,500; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000;

Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas: For eight hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendents, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $170,000; for general repairs and improvements, $18,000, to be immediately available; for continuing remodeling of heating and power plant and sinking wells for water system, $23,000; for drainage work, $4,000;

Mount Pleasant, Michigan: For three hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $78,000; for general repairs and improvements, including water softening system, $15,000;

Pipestone, Minnesota: For two hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $50,000; for general repairs and improvements, $9,000;

Genoa, Nebraska: For four hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $90,000; for general repairs and improvements, including extension and improvement of heating and lighting systems, and construction of gymnasium, $30,000;

Carson City, Nevada: For four hundred and twenty-five pupils and for pay of superintendent, $85,000; for general repairs and improvements, $34,000, including assembly hall and employees' cottages;

Albuquerque, New Mexico; For seven hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $150,000; for general repairs and improvement, including construction of additional sleeping porches, $20,000: Provided, That the money for the sleeping porches shall be immediately available;

Sante Fe, New Mexico: For four hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $90,000; for general repairs and improvements, including enlarging of dining hall, $15,000; for purchase of additional land, $1,500; for water supply, $3,000;

Cherokee, North Carolina: For three hundred pupils and for pay of superintendent, $60,000; for general repairs and improvements, including annex to boys' dormitory, $17,000;

Bismarck, North Dakota: For one hundred pupils and for pay of superintendent, $25,000, for general repairs and improvements, $5,000;

Fort Totten, Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota: For three hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $70,000; for general repairs and improvements, and rebuilding boys' dormitory, partly destroyed by fire, $20,000;

Wahpeton, North Dakota: For two hundred and twenty pupils and for pay of superintendent, $49,500; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000;

Chilocco, Oklahoma: For seven hundred and fifty pupils and for pay of superintendent, including not to exceed $2,000 for printing

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and issuing school paper, $125,250; for general repairs and improvements and for new hospital building, $24,750; and also for the purchase of material for the construction of three miles of concrete road from the Chilocco Indian School to the Kansas State line, all upon Indian land, $30,000;

Sequoyah Orphan Training School, near Tahlequah, Oklahoma: For the orphan Indian children of the State of Oklahoma belonging to the restricted class, to be conducted as an industrial school under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, $53,500; for repairs and improvements, $6,500: Provided, That not to exceed $1,000 of this amount may be used for repairing and improving the road connecting the school grounds with the county road: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to use the balance in the Treasury of the United States, amounting to $6,678.60, appropriated by the Act of Congress of August 23, 1894 (Twenty-eighth Statutes at Large, page 451), to pay a judgment in favor of the Old Settlers or Western Cherokee Indians, and the balance of $100, Cherokee unallotted lands, and the balance of $50.26, Cherokee school fund, to the credit of the Cherokee Nation or the Cherokee Tribe of Indians, together with the amount of $1,635.80, interest on Cherokee school fund, and any additional interest that may accumulate thereon, for the construction, furniture, and equipment of a hospital for the Sequoyah Orphan Training School;

Chemawa, Salem, Oregon: For eight hundred Indian pupils, including native Indian pupils brought from Alaska, and for pay of superintendent, including not to exceed $500 for printing and issuing school paper, $155,000; for general repairs and improvements, $15,000: Provided, That except upon the individual order of the Secretary of the Interior, no part of this appropriation shall be used for the support or education at said school of any native pupil brought from Alaska who enters after January 1, 1925;

Flandreau, South Dakota: For three hundred and fifty Indian pupils and for pay of superintendent, $76,750; for general repairs and improvements, $6,000;

Pierre, South Dakota: For two hundred and fifty Indian pupils and for pay of superintendent, $57,750; for general repairs and improvements, $10,000;

Rapid City, South Dakota: For three hundred Indian pupils and for pay of superintendent, $62,000; for general repairs and improvements, including repair of roads and enlargement of hospital, $12,000;

Hayward, Wisconsin: For two hundred and thirty Indian pupils and for pay of superintendent, $46,000; for general repairs and improvements, $8,000;

Tomah, Wisconsin: For three hundred Indian pupils and for pay of superintendent, $60,000; for general repairs and improvements, including enlarging dining hall, $15,000;

Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming: For one hundred Indian pupils and for pay of superintendent, $22,000; for general repairs and improvements, $4,000;

In all, for above-named boarding schools, not to exceed $2,541,000.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to carry into effect the provisions of the sixth article of the treaty of June 1, 1868, between the United States and the Navajo Nation or Tribe of Indians, proclaimed August 12, 1868, whereby the United States agrees to provide school facilities for the children of the Navajo Tribe of Indians, $200,000: Provided, That the said Secretary may expend said funds, in his discretion, in establishing or enlarging day or industrial schools.

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The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States, in his discretion, the sum of $35,000, 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 7 of the Act of January 14, 1889, and to expend the same for payment of tuition for Chippewa Indian children enrolled in the public schools of the State of Minnesota.

For support of a school or schools for the Chippewas of the Mississippi in Minnesota (article 3, treaty of March 19, 1867), $4,000: Provided, That no part of the sum hereby appropriated shall be used except for school or schools of the Mississippi Chippewas now in the State of Minnesota.

For the education of Osage children, $18,700, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, That the expenditure of said money shall include the renewal of the present contract with the Saint Louis Mission Boarding School, except that there shall not be expended more than $300 for annual support and education of any one pupil.

For aid to the common schools in the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Nations and the Quapaw Agency in Oklahoma, $150,000, to be expended in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, and under rules and regulations to be prescribed by him: Provided, That this appropriation shall not be subjected to the limitation in section 1 of the Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes, page 564), limiting the expenditure of money to educate children of less than one-fourth Indian blood.

For support and maintenance of day and industrial schools among the Sioux Indians, including the erection and repairs of school buildings, $200,000, in accordance with the provisions of article 5 of the agreement made and entered into September 26, 1876, and ratified February 28, 1877 (Nineteenth Statutes, page 254).

For aid of the public schools in Uintah and Duchesne County school districts, Utah, $6,000, to be paid from the tribal funds of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians and to be expended under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That Indian children shall at all times be admitted to such schools on an entire equality with white children.

RELIEF OF DISTRESS AND CONSERVATION OF HEALTH.

For the relief and care of destitute Indians not otherwise provided for, and for the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis, trachoma, smallpox, and other contagious and infectious diseases, including transportation of patients to and from hospitals and sanatoria, $500,000: Provided, That this appropriation may be used also for general medical and surgical treatment of Indians, including the maintenance and operation of general hospitals, where no other funds are applicable or available for that purpose: Provided further, That out of the appropriation herein authorized there shall be available for the maintenance of the sanatoria and hospitals hereinafter named, and for incidental and all other expenses for their proper conduct and management, including pay of employees, repairs, equipment, and improvements, not to exceed the following amounts: Blackfeet Hospital, Montana, $12,500; Carson Hospital, Nevada, $10,000; Cheyenne and Arapahoe Hospital, Oklahoma, $10,000; Choctaw and Chickasaw Hospital, Oklahoma, $35,000; Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, Idaho, $40,000; Laguna Sanatorium, New Mexico, $17,000; Mescalero

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Hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Navajo Sanatorium, Arizona, $10,000; Pima Hospital, Arizona, $13,000; Phoenix Sanatorium, Arizona. $40,000; Spokane Hospital, Washington, $10,000; Sac and Fox Sanatorium, Iowa, $40,000; Turtle Mountain Hospital, North Dakota, $10,000; Winnebago Hospital, Nebraska, $18,000; Crow Creek Hospital, South Dakota, $8,000; Hoopa Valley Hospital, California, $10,000; Jicarilla Hospital, New Mexico, $10,000; Truxton Canyon camp hospital, Arizona, $5,000; Indian Oasis Hospital, Arizona, $10,000; Shawnee Sanatorium, Oklahoma, $40,000.

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, $40,000.

GENERAL SUPPORT AND CIVILIZATION.

For general support and civilization of Indians, including pay of employees, in not to exceed the following amounts, respectively:

In Arizona, $200,000, of which not more than $25,000 shall be used for construction of telephone lines to the agencies at Sells and at Keams Canyon;
In California, $50,000; Seminole Indians of Florida, $10,000;
Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, $15,000; Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, $15,000;
Flathead Agency, Montana, $14,200;
Fort Peck Agency, Montana, $28,000;
Blackfeet Agency, Montana, $70,000;
Rocky Boy Band of Chippewas and other indigent and homeless Indians in Montana, $6,500;
In Nevada, $17,500; In New Mexico, $136,000;
Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, $4,800; Fort Berthold Agency, North Dakota, $11,000; Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas, North Dakota, $15,000;
Wichitas and affiliated bands who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, $4,500:
Provided, That out of the funds now standing to the credit of the Wichita and affiliated bands of Indians of Oklahoma in the Treasury of the United States a sum not exceeding $3,000 may be used for the employment of counsel under contract as provided by law to represent said Indians in their claims against the United States set forth in article 6 of the Act entitled "An Act making appropriations for current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and fulfilling treaty stipulations with various tribes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1896, and for other purposes," approved March 2, 1895 (Twenty-eighth Statutes, page 896);
Kansas and Kickapoo Indians of Oklahoma, $3,100;
Ponca Indians of Oklahoma and Nebraska, $7,500;
Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies, Oregon, $2,400;
Yankton Sioux, South Dakota, $7,500;
In Utah, $5,800;
In Washington, $19,000;
In Wisconsin, $12,400;
In all, not to exceed $625,000.

For the Coeur d'Alenes, in Idaho: For pay of blacksmith, carpenter, and physician, and purchase of medicines (article 11, agreement ratified March 3, 1891), $3,000.

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For fulfilling treaty stipulations with the Bannocks, in Idaho: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of July 3, 1868), $4,500.

For general support and civilization of the full-blood Choctaw Indians of Mississippi, including the pay of one special agent, who shall be a physician, one farmer, and one field matron, and other necessary administration expenses, $10,500; for their education by establishing, equipping, and maintaining day schools, including the purchase of land and the construction of necessary buildings and their equipment, or for the tuition of full-blood Mississippi Choctaw Indian children enrolled in the public schools, $20,000; for the purchase of lands, including improvements thereon, not exceeding eighty acres for any one family, for the use and occupancy of said Indians, to be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, for its repayment to the United States under such rules and regulations as he may direct, $4,000; for the purpose of encouraging industry and self-support among said Indians and to aid them in building homes, in the culture of fruits, grains, cotton, and other crops, $8,000; which sum may be used for the purchase of seed, animals, machinery, tools, implements, and other equipment necessary, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, to enable said Indians to become self-supporting, to be expended under conditions to be prescribed by the Secretary for its repayment to the United States on or before June 30, 1930; in all, $42,500.

For fulfilling treaties with Crows, Montana: For pay of physician, $1,200; and for pay of carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of May 7, 1868), $2,580; for pay of second blacksmith (article 8, same treaty), $720; in all, $4,500.

For support and civilization of the Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes (agreement with the Sioux Indians, approved February 28, 1877), including 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 7, treaty of May 10, 1868), $75,000.

For fulfilling treaties with Pawnees, Oklahoma: For perpetual annuity, to be paid in cash to the Pawnees (article 3, agreement of November 23, 1892), $30,000; for support of two manual-labor schools (article 3, treaty of September 24, 1857), $10,000; for pay of one farmer, two blacksmiths, one miller, one engineer and apprentices, and two teachers (article 4, same treaty), $5,400; for purchase of iron and steel and other necessaries for the shops (article 4, 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 3, treaty of May 13, 1833), $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.

For expenses of administration of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, and the compensation of employees, $160,000: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress on the first Monday of December, 1925, by the Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes through the Secretary of the Interior, showing in detail the expenditure of all moneys appropriated by this provision.

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands under Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $3,800; to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

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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 13, treaty of April 29, 1868), $10,400; for pay of second blacksmith, and furnishing iron, steel, and other material (article 8 of same treaty), $1,600; for pay of additional employees of the several agencies for the Sioux in Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, $95,000; for subsistence of the Sioux and for purposes of their civilization (Act of February 28, 1877), $258,000: 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, $365,000.

For support and civilization of Confederated Bands of Utes: For pay of two carpenters, two millers, two farmers, and two blacksmiths (article 15, treaty of March 2, 1868), $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 9, same treaty), $220; for annual amount for the purchase of beef, mutton, wheat flour, beans, and potatoes, or other necessary articles of food and clothing and farming equipment (article 12, same treaty), $24,260; for pay of employees at the several Ute agencies, $15,000; in all, $48,000.

For support of Spokanes in Washington (article 6 of agreement with said Indians, dated March 18, 1887, ratified by Act of July 13, 1892), $1,000.

For support of Shoshones in Wyoming: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of July 3, 1868), $4,000; for pay of second blacksmith, and such iron and steel and other materials as may be required, as per article 8, same treaty, $1,000; in all, $5,000.

For support and civilization of Indians under the jurisdiction of the following agencies, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the respective tribes, in not to exceed the following sums, respectively:

Arizona: Colorado River, $4,000; Fort Apache, $100,000; Fort Mojave, $1,500; Kaibab, $1,000; Pima, $1,000; Salt River, $250; San Carlos, $75,000; Truxton Canyon, $24,000;

California: Hoopa Valley, $200; Round Valley, $7,000; Tule River, $200;

Colorado: Consolidated Ute (Southern Ute, $3,000; Ute Mountain, $15,000), $18,000;

Idaho: Coeur d'Alene, $14,000; Fort Hall, $30,000; Fort Lapwai, $14,000;

Iowa: Sac and Fox, $1,800;

Kansas: Kickapoo, $500; Pottawatomie, $2,800;

Michigan: Mackinac, $800;

Minnesota: Consolidated Chippewa (Leech Lake, $900; Nett Lake, $150; White Earth, $800), $1,850; Red Lake, $25,000;

Montana: Blackfeet, $10,000; Crow, $100,000;1 Flathead, $22,000; Fort Belknap, $30,000; Fort Peck, $2,500; Rocky Boy, $5,000; Tongue River, $16, 500;

Nebraska: Omaha, $1,000; Winnebago, $2,000;

Nevada: Reno (Fort McDermitt, $300; Pyramid Lake, $5,000), $5,300; Walker River (Paiute, $200; Walker River, $1,000; Summit Lake, $200), $1,400; Western Shoshone, $16,000;

New Mexico: Jicarilla, $75,000; Mescalero, $30,000; Navajo, $900; Pueblo Bonito, $500; San Juan, $1,000;


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North Carolina: Eastern Cherokee, $2,000;

North Dakota: Fort Berthold, $22,000; Standing Rock, $60,000;

Oklahoma: Kiowa, $18,000; Ponca (Otoe, $1,000; Ponca, $2,500; Tonkawa, $800), $4,300; Sac and Fox, $2,000; Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache, $29,000; Cheyennes and Arapahoes, $30,000;

Oregon: Klamath, $110,000: Provided, That not to exceed $7,500 of said sum may be used for the construction, upkeep and repair of buildings required for the proper administration of the affairs of the Indians under the jurisdiction of the Klamath Agency, Oregon; Umatilla, $9,800; Warm Springs, $16,000;

South Dakota: Cheyenne River, $100,000; Pine Ridge, $500; Lower Brule, $5,000; Rosebud, $2,000;

Utah: Goshute (Goshute, $3,500; Paiute, $800; Skull Valley, $1,500), $5,800; Uintah and Ouray, $15,000;

Washington: Colville, $30,000; Puyallup, $3,000; Spokane, $16,000; Taholah (Quinaielt), $7,500; Yakima, $32,900;

Wisconsin: Lac du Flambeau, $4,000; Keshena, $30,000;

Wyoming: Shoshone, $64,000;
In all, not to exceed $1,260,800.

For promoting civilization and self-support among the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, $105,000, to be paid from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of said Indians, arising under section 7 of the Act entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota," approved January 14, 1889, to be used exclusively for the purposes following: Not exceeding $35,000 of this amount may be expended for general agency purposes; not exceeding $10,000 may be expended, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, in aiding in the construction, equipment, and maintenance of additional public schools in connection with, and under the control of the public-school system of the State of Minnesota, said additional school buildings to be located at places contiguous to Indian children who are now without proper public-school facilities, said amount to be immediately available; not exceeding $15,000 may be expended in aiding indigent Chippewa Indians upon the condition that any funds used in support of a member of the tribe shall be reimbursed out of and become a lien against any individual property of which such member may now or hereafter become seized or possessed, and the Secretary of the Interior shall annually transmit to Congress at the commencement of each regular session a complete and detailed statement of such expenditures, the two preceding requirements not to apply to any old, infirm, or indigent Indian, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior; not exceeding $45,000 may be expended for the support of the Indian hospitals.

The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to withdraw from the Treasury of the United States the sum of $75,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, arising under the Act of May 18, 1916 (Thirty-ninth Statutes, page 138), and to expend the same in the construction and equipment of a sawmill, including employees' quarters and other necessary buildings, for the benefit of the Red Lake Indians, said mill to be located at Redby, Minnesota, on a site to be leased by the United States for a period of ninety-nine years.

For the expenses of per capita payments to the enrolled members of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians, $5,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for said Indians.

For the support of the Osage Agency and pay of tribal officers, the tribal attorney and his stenographer, and employees of said

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agency, $115,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma.

For necessary expenses in connection with oil and gas production on the Osage Reservation, including salaries of employees, rent of quarters for employees, traveling expenses, printing, telegraphing and telephoning, and purchase, repair, and operation of automobiles, $62,500, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma.

For expenses incurred in connection with visits to Washington, District of Columbia, by the Osage Tribal Council and other members of said tribe, when duly authorized or approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $10,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage tribe.

The sum of $225,000 is hereby appropriated out of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians, the sum of $75,000 of said amount for the benefit of the Ute Mountain (formerly Navajo Springs) Band of said Indians in Colorado, and the sum of $75,000 of said amount for the Uintah, White River, and Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, and the sum of $75,000 of said amount for the Southern Ute Indians in Colorado, 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 30, 1924, on the funds of the said Confederated Bands of Ute Indians appropriated under the Act of March 4, 1913 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 934), 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 Secretary of the Interior shall report to Congress, on the first Monday in December, 1925, a detailed statement as to all moneys expended as provided for herein: Provided further, That none of the funds in this paragraph shall be expended on road construction unless, wherever practicable, preference shall be given to Indians in the employment of labor on all roads constructed from the sums herein appropriated from the funds of the Confederated Bands of Utes.

ROADS AND BRIDGES.

For completion of a road from Hoopa to Weitchpec, on the Hoopa Valley Reservation, in Humboldt County, California, in conformity with plans approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $8,000, to be reimbursed out of any funds of the Indians of said reservation now or hereafter placed to their credit in the Treasury of the United States, in accordance with the Indian Appropriation Act of May 25, 1918 (Fortieth Statutes at Large, pages 570 and 571).

For the construction of roads and bridges on the Red Lake Indian Reservation, including the purchase of material, equipment, and supplies, and the employment of labor, $9,000, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota: Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable.

For continuing road and bridge construction on the Mescalero Indian Reservation; in New Mexico, including the purchase of material, equipment, and supplies; the employment of labor; and the cost of surveys, plans, and estimates, if necessary, $12,000, to be reimbursed from any funds of the Indians of said reservation now or hereafter on deposit in the Treasury of the United States: Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as practicable.

For the construction of steel bridges across the Rio Grande within the Cochiti and San Juan Pueblo Indian grants, New Mexico, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, $82,200 (reimbursable).

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For continuing the work of constructing roads and bridges within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, $10,000, 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, to remain a charge and lien upon the lands and funds of said Indians until paid.

ANNUITIES AND PER CAPITA PAYMENTS.

For fulfilling treaties with Senecas of New York: For permanent annuity in lieu of interest on stock (Act of February 19, 1831), $6,000.

For fulfilling treaties with Six Nations of New York: For permanent annuity, in clothing and other useful articles (article 6, treaty of November 11, 1794), $4,500.

For fulfilling treaties with Choctaws, Oklahoma: For permanent annuity (article 2, treaty of November 16, 1805, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $3,000; for permanent annuity for support of light horsemen (article 13, treaty of October 18, 1820, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $600; for permanent annuity for support of blacksmith (article 6, treaty of October 18, 1820, and article 9, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1865), $600; for permanent annuity for education (article 2, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $6,000; for permanent annuity for iron and steel (article 9, treaty of January 20, 1825, and article 13, treaty of June 22, 1855), $320; in all, $10,520.

To carry out the provisions of the Chippewa treaty of September 30, 1854 (Tenth Statutes at Large, page 1109), $10,000, in part settlement of the amount, $141,000 found due and heretofore approved for the Saint Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, whose names appear on the final roll prepared by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to Act of August 1, 1914 (Thirty-eight Statutes at Large, pages 582 to 605), and contained in House Document Numbered 1663, said sum of $10,000 to be expended in the purchase of land or for the benefit of said Indians by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs: Provided, That, in the discretion of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, the per capita share of any of said Indians under this appropriation may be paid in cash.

BUREAU OF MINES.

For inquiries and investigations and dissemination of information concerning the mining, preparation, treatment, and utilization of petroleum and natural gas, including economic conditions affecting the industry, with a view to economic development and conserving resources through the prevention of waste; for enforcement of the provisions of the Act of February 25, 1920, relating to the operation of oil, oil shale, and gas leases on the public domain, for enforcement of laws relating to the operation of oil, oil shale, and gas leases on Indian and public lands and naval petroleum reserves; for the purchase of newspapers relating to the oil, gas and allied industries: Provided, That section 192 of the Revised Statutes shall not apply to such purchase of newspapers from this appropriation; and for every other expense incident thereto, including supplies, equipment, expenses of travel and subsistence, purchase, exchange as part payment for, maintenance, and operation of motor- propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, and the construction, maintenance and repair of necessary camp buildings and appurtenances thereto: Provided, That not ex-

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ceeding 15 per centum of said amount may be used for personal services in the District of Columbia, $500,000;

For enforcement of the provisions of the Acts of February 25, 1920, and October 2, 1917, relating to the mining of coal, phosphates, sodium, and potassium on the public domain, and for enforcement of the laws relating to the mining of minerals other than oil, oil shale, and natural gas, on Indian and other public lands, and every other expense incident thereto, including supplies, equipment, expenses of travel and subsistence, purchase, exchange as part payment for maintenance, and operation of motor-propelled passenger-carrying vehicles, $91,360: Provided, That not exceeding 20 per cent of this amount may be used for personal services in the District of Columbia.

BUREAU OF EDUCATION.

WORK IN ALASKA.

Education in Alaska: To enable the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion and under his direction, to provide for the education and support of the Eskimos, Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of Alaska; erection, repair, and rental of school buildings; textbooks and industrial apparatus; pay and necessary traveling expenses of superintendents, teachers, physicians, and other employees; repair, equipment, maintenance, and operation of United States ship Boxer; and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads, including $185,640 for salaries in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, $12,000 for traveling expenses, $84,000 for equipment, supplies, fuel, and light, $11,000 for repairs of buildings, $24,000 for erection of buildings, $28,500 for freight, including operation of United States ship Boxer, $5,000 for equipment and repairs to United States ship Boxer, $5,000 for rentals, and $700 for telephone and telegraph; total $355,840, to be immediately available.

Medical relief in Alaska: To enable the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion and under his direction, with the advice and cooperation of the Public Health Service, to provide for the medical and sanitary relief of the Eskimos, Aleuts, Indians, and other natives of Alaska; erection, purchase, repair, rental, and equipment of hospital buildings; books and surgical apparatus; pay and necessary traveling expenses of physicians, nurses, and other employees, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads, $110,000, to be available immediately: Provided, That patients who are not indigent may be admitted to the hospitals for care and treatment on the payment of such reasonable charges therefor as the Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe.

Approved, June 5, 1924.


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