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, SECOND SESSION, 1924-25.
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Chapter 462
March 3, 1925. | [H. R. 10020.] 43 Stat., 1141.

An Act Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1926, and for other purposes.

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Chap. 462 Interior Department appropriations.
Chap. 462 Opening Indian reservations.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Reimbursement.
Chap. 462 Indian Affairs Bureau.
Chap. 462 Commissioner, and office personnel.
Chap. 462 General expenses.
Chap. 462 Special agents, etc
Chap. 462 43 Stat.,1142; post, 488.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Competency Commission, Five Civilized Tribes.
Chap. 462 Other Indians.
Chap. 462 Supplies. Purchase, transportation, etc.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Only three warehouses. Limitation on payments.
Chap. 462 Inspectors.
Chap. 462 Judges, Indian courts.
Chap. 462 Indian police.
Chap. 462 Suppressing liquor traffic.
Chap. 462 Agency buildings. Purchase, construction, repairs, etc.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Supervising work.
Chap. 462 Heat and light to employees.
Chap. 462 Vehicles. Allowance for maintenance, repairs, etc.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Purchases limited.
Chap. 462 Motor vehicles from War Department.
Chap. 462 Probate matters.
Chap. 462 Determining heirs of deceased allottees.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Clerks in the Indian Office.
Chap. 462 Tribes excepted.
Chap. 462 Five Civilized Tribes and Quapaws. Probate expenses.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Attorneys, etc., restricted to civil service eligibles.
Chap. 462 Citizen commission.
Chap. 462 Indian lands.
Chap. 462 Surveying, allotting in severalty, etc.
24 Stat., 388; vol. 1, 33.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Use in New Mexico and Arizona restricted.
Chap. 462 Advertising expenses, sales of lands.
Chap. 462 Pueblo Indians. Special attorney for.
Chap. 462 Five Civilized Tribes. Sales of tribal lands, etc., payable from proceeds.
Chap. 462 Choctaw and Chickasaw coal and asphalt lands.
Chap. 462 41 Stat., 1107; ante, 287.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Collecting rents.
Chap. 462 Continuing tribal schools.
Chap. 462 Apportionment of allotments, etc., for fiscal year.
Chap. 462 Specified salaries.
Chap. 462 Pay restriction.
Chap. 462 Repairs, etc., to school buildings.
Chap. 462 Homeless Indians in California. Purchase of land for.
Chap. 462 Temoak Indians, Nevada. Lands, etc., for.
Chap. 462 Full-blood Choctaws of Mississippi. Purchase of lands etc., for.
Chap. 462 Eastern Cherokees of North Carolina. Final disposition of affairs of
43 Stat., 376; ante, 422.
Kiowas, Comanches, and Apaches, Okla. Maintenance, support, etc., of homesteads, etc.
Chap. 462 Report to Congress.
Chap. 462 Industrial work, etc.
Chap. 462 Timber preservation, etc.
Chap. 462 Matrons.
Chap. 462 Agricultural experiments.
Chap. 462 Farmers and stockmen.
Chap. 462 Field matrons and nurses. Provisos. Menominee Reservation. Soil, etc., experiments.
Chap. 462 Pay not affected by limitations.
Chap. 462 37 Stat., 521, vol. 3, 532.
Chap. 462 Encouraging farming, etc., for self-support.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Repayment.
Chap. 462 Limitations.
Chap. 462 Payment for destroyed diseased livestock.
Chap. 462 Water supply.
Chap. 462 Increasing grazing ranges, etc., by developing, etc., on reservations.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Condition.
Chap. 462 Papago villages, Arizona. Pumping plants.
Chap. 462 Navajos and Hopis. Developing water supply for, on reservations in Arizona and New Mexico.
Chap. 462 Pueblo Indian lands, New Mexico. Sinking wells on, etc.
Chap. 462 Irrigation and drainage.
Chap. 462 Construction, maintenance, etc., of projects on reservations.
Chap. 462 Allotments to districts.
Chap. 462 Administration expenses. Supervising engineers, etc.
Chap. 462 Traveling, etc., expenses.
Chap. 462 Investigating new projects, etc.
36 Stat., 858, vol. 3, 479.
Chap. 462 San Juan River. Investigating, in La Plata County, Colo., as to availability for irrigating lands, etc.
Chap. 462 Charged to lands benefited.
Chap. 462 Stream gauging.
Chap. 462 Reimbursement. Unexpended balances available.
38 Stat., 582; ante, 8.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Use restricted.
Chap. 462 Flood damages, etc.
Chap. 462 Limitation.
Chap. 462 Gila River Reservation, Ariz. Continuing irrigation system for Pima Indian lands.
33 Stat., 1081, vol. 3, 158.
Chap. 462 Repayment.
37 Stat., 522; vol. 3, 533.
Chap. 462 Diverting river water to Pinal County lands, etc.
Chap. 462 Repayment.
39 Stat., 130; ante, 60.
Chap. 462 San Carlos Reservation, Ariz. Coolidge Dam across Canyon of Gila River, constructing, etc. For irrigating Reservation lands, etc.
Chap. 462 43 Stat., 475; ante, 443.
Provisos. Purchase of land, etc.
Chap. 462 Reimbursement.
43 Stat., 476; ante, 448.
Chap. 462 Colorado River Reservation, Ariz. Extending irrigation system.
36 Stat., 273; vol. 3, 429.
Chap. 462 Repayment.
Chap. 462 Ganado project, Ariz. Operating.
Chap. 462 San Xavier Reservation, Ariz. Pumping plants.
Chap. 462 San Carlos Reservation, Ariz. Operating pumping plants, etc., for irrigating, from tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Reimbursement to tribe.
Chap. 462 Yuma Reservation, Calif. Advancing charges on lands in, and Arizona. Repayment.
36 Stat., 1063; vol. 3, 492.
Chap. 462 Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho. Operating irrigation system. Enlarging system, etc., for ceded lands, etc.
Chap. 462 42 Stat., 568; ante, 346.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Reappropriation of balance.
42 Stat., 568; ante, 346.
Chap. 462 Irrigation systems in Montana. Fort Belknap Reservation.
Chap. 462 Flathead Reservation.
Chap. 462 Fort Peck Reservation.
Chap. 462 Blackfeet Reservation.
Chap. 462 Crow Reservation. Maintenance, etc., from tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Repayment.
Chap. 462 Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nev. Operating system.
Chap. 462 Newlands project, Nev. Payment of charges on Paiute allotments.
Chap. 462 Laguna and Acoma Indians, N. Mex. Operating irrigation system for.
Chap. 462 Navajo Reservation, N. Mex. Operating Hogback irrigation project on.
Chap. 462 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. 462 Uncompahgre, etc., Utes. Continuing irrigation to allotments of.
34 Stat., 375, vol. 3, 243.
Chap. 462 Yakima Reservation, Wash. Operating Toppenish-Simcoe system.
41 Stat., 28; ante, 219.
Chap. 462 Reimbursing reclamation fund for stored lands.
33 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 462 Wapato system. Continuing construction, enlargement, etc.
38 Stat., 604; ante, 30.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Reimbursement of cost.
39 Stat., 154; ante, 84.
Payment to landowners for damages, etc.
Chap. 462 Damages for drainage of Mud Lake.
Chap. 462 Constructing part of Satus unit, etc.
Chap. 462 Wind River Reservation, Wyo. Extending irrigation to additional lands.
Chap. 462 Repayment.
Chap. 462 Unexpended irrigation balances covered into the Treasury.
Chap. 462 Blackfeet Reservation, Mont.
Chap. 462 Fort Peck Reservation, Mont.
Chap. 462 Klamath Reservation, Oreg.
Chap. 462 Uintah Reservation, Utah.
Chap. 462 Wind River Reservation, Wyo.
Chap. 462 Pima Indian lands, Ariz.
Chap. 462 Modoc Point Irrigation System, Oreg.
Chap. 462 Education.
Chap. 462 Support of Indian schools.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Deaf and dumb, blind, etc.
Chap. 462 Alabamas and Coushattas in Texas.
Chap. 462 Pueblos and Hopis.
Chap. 462 Full-blood Choctaws.
Chap. 462 Boarding schools with diminished attendance discontinued.
Chap. 462 Transfer of pupils.
Chap. 462 Day schools discontinued.
Chap. 462 Moneys returned to the Treasury.
Chap. 462 Tuition in public schools. No contracts required.
R. S., sec. 3744, p. 738.
Not available for specified schools.
Chap. 462 Collecting, etc, pupils.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Obtaining employment.
Chap. 462 Repayment.
Chap. 462 Alaska pupils.
Chap. 462 School buildings. Repairs, improvements, etc.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Limitation.
Chap. 462 Support, etc., at designated boarding schools. Fort Mojave, Ariz.
Chap. 462 Phoenix, Ariz.
Chap. 462 Truxton Canyon, Ariz.
Chap. 462 Theodore Roosevelt School, Fort Apache, Ariz.
Chap. 462 Sherman Institute, Calif.
Chap. 462 Fort Bidwell, Calif.
Chap. 462 Haskell Institute, Kans.
Chap. 462 Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Chap. 462 Pipestone, Minn.
Chap. 462 Genoa, Nebr.
Chap. 462 Carson City, Nev.
Chap. 462 Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Sleeping porches.
Chap. 462 Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Chap. 462 Charles H. Burke School, Fort Wingate, N. Mex.
Chap. 462 Constructing building, etc.
Chap. 462 Cherokee, N. C.
Chap. 462 Additional land.
43 Stat., 381; ante, 428.
Chap. 462 Bismarck, N. Dak.
Chap. 462 Fort Totten, N. Dak.
Chap. 462 Wahpeton, N. Dak.
Chap. 462 Chilocco, Okla.
Chap. 462 Sequoyah Orphan Training School, Tahlequah, Okla.
Chap. 462 Chemawa, Salem, Oreg.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Restriction on Alaska natives.
Chap. 462 Flandreau, S. Dak.
Chap. 462 Pierre, S. Dak.
Chap. 462 Rapid City, S. Dak.
Chap. 462 Hayward, Wis.
Chap. 462 Tomah, Wis.
Chap. 462 Shoshone Reservation, Wyo.
Chap. 462 Navajos of Arizona. School facilities for.
15 Stat., 669, vol. 2, 1017.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 462 Chippewas of Minnesota. Payment for tuition of children in State schools.
Chap. 462 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 462 Chippewas of the Mississippi, Minn. Schools.
16 Stat., 720, vol. 2, 975.
Proviso. Restriction.
Chap. 462 Osages in Oklahoma. Educating children, from tribal funds. Proviso. Saint Louis Boarding School.
Chap. 462 Five Civilized Tribes and Quapaws, Okla. Aid to common schools.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Parentage limitation not applicable.
40 Stat., 564; ante, 149.
Chap. 462 Sioux Indians, Nebr., etc.
Day and industrial schools. 19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 462 Uintah and Duchesne Counties, Utah. Aid to public schools in, from Ute tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Equality of Indian children.
Chap. 462 Conservation of health, etc.
Chap. 462 Relieving distress, preventing contagious diseases, etc.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Use for general treatment.
Chap. 462 Allotments to specified sanatoria and hospitals.
Chap. 462 Arizona.
Chap. 462 California.
Chap. 462 Idaho.
Chap. 462 Iowa.
Chap. 462 Montana.
Chap. 462 Nebraska.
Chap. 462 Nevada.
Chap. 462 New Mexico.
Chap. 462 North Dakota.
Chap. 462 Oklahoma.
Chap. 462 South Dakota.
Chap. 462 Washington.
Chap. 462 Fort Lapwai, Idaho. Girls' dormitory for tuberculosis patients.
43 stat., 533; ante, 450.
Chap. 462 Canton, S. Dak. Insane asylum expenses.
Chap. 462 Support and civilization.
Chap. 462 Expenses limited.
Chap. 462 Arizona.
Chap. 462 California.
Chap. 462 Florida.
Chap. 462 Idaho.
Chap. 462 Mississippi.
Chap. 462 Montana.
Chap. 462 Nevada.
Chap. 462 New Mexico.
Chap. 462 North Dakota.
Chap. 462 Oklahoma.
Chap. 462 Five Civilized Tribes.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Detailed report to Congress.
Chap. 462 Oklahoma and Nebraska.
Chap. 462 Oregon.
Chap. 462 South Dakota.
Chap. 462 Utah.
Chap. 462 Washington.
Chap. 462 Wisconsin.
Chap. 462 Fulfilling treaties.
Chap. 462 Coeur d'Alenes, Idaho.
26 Stat., 1029, vol. 1, 421.
Chap. 462 Bannocks, Idaho.
15 Stat., 696, vol. 2, 1023.
Chap. 462 Crows, Mont.
15 Stat., 652, vol. 2, 1011.
Chap. 462 Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes, Mont.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Chap. 462 Pawnees, Okla. Annuity.
27 Stat., 644, vol. 1, 498.
Chap. 462 Schools, blacksmiths, etc.
11 Stat., 730, vol. 2, 764.
Chap. 462 Quapaws, Okla. Education, etc.
7 Stat., 425, vol. 2, 396.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Discretionary use.
Chap. 462 Sioux of different tribes, Nebr., N. and S. Dak. Teachers, etc.
15 Stat., 640, vol. 2, 1002.
Chap. 462 Additional employees.
Chap. 462 Subsistence.
19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, 170.
Proviso. Transporting supplies.
Chap. 462 Confederated Bands of Utes, Utah. Carpenters, etc.
15 Stat., 622, vol. 2, 993.
Chap. 462 Food, etc.
Chap. 462 Agency employees.
Chap. 462 Spokanes. Wash.
Chap. 462 27 Stat., 139, vol. 1, 449.
Chap. 462 Shoshones, Wyo.
15 Stat., 576, vol. 2, 1023.
Chap. 462 Warm Springs Agency, Oreg. Support, etc., of Indians under.
Chap. 462 Support, etc., at specified agencies, from tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Arizona.
Chap. 462 California.
Chap. 462 Colorado.
Chap. 462 Idaho.
Chap. 462 Iowa.
Chap. 462 Kansas.
Chap. 462 Michigan.
Chap. 462 Minnesota.
Chap. 462 Montana.
Chap. 462 Nebraska.
Chap. 462 Nevada.
Chap. 462 New Mexico.
Chap. 462 North Dakota.
Chap. 462 Oklahoma.
Chap. 462 Oregon. Proviso. Klamath Hospital.
Chap. 462 South Dakota.
Chap. 462 Utah.
Chap. 462 Washington.
Chap. 462 Wisconsin.
Chap. 462 Wyoming.
Chap. 462 Chippewas in Minnesota. Promoting civilization, etc., from tribal funds.
25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 305.
Chap. 462 Objects specified.
Chap. 462 Aiding State public schools.
Chap. 462 Aiding Indigent Chippewas. Condition.
Chap. 462 Indian hospitals.
Chap. 462 Choctaws and Chickasaws, Okla. Per capita payments' expenses.
Chap. 462 Osages, Okla. Agency expenses, etc., from tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Oil and gas production expenses, from tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Memorial at Pawhuska to Indians who died in World War.
Chap. 462 Visits of Tribal Council to Washington, D C.
Chap. 462 Confederated Bands of Utes, Utah. Distribution to, from principal of tribal funds. Allotments.
Chap. 462 Self-support, etc., from accrued interest
Chap. 462 37 Stat., 934, vol. 3, 559.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Report to Congress
Chap. 462 Restriction on road construction.
Chap. 462 Roads and bridges.
Chap. 462 Red Lake Reservation, Minn. Construction of, from tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 462 Mescalero Reservation, N. Mex. Construction, etc., of, from tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Indian labor.
Chap. 462 Navajo Reservation, N. Mex. Maintenance of highway across.
Chap. 462 43 Stat., 606; ante, 454.
Proviso.
Chap. 462 Indian labor.
Chap. 462 Shoshone Reservation, Wyo. Construction, etc., of from tribal funds.
Chap. 462 Annuities, etc.
Chap. 462 Senecas, N. Y.
4 Stat., 443.
Chap. 462 Six Nations, N. Y.
7 Stat., 46; vol. 2, 36.
Chap. 462 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, 235, vol. 2, 192; 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. 462 Saint Croix Chippewas of Wisconsin. Purchase of land for, etc.
10 Stat., 1109; vol. 2, 648.
Beneficiaries.
38 Stat., 606; ante, 32.
Chap. 462 Proviso. Discretionary cash payments.
Chap. 462 Education Bureau.
Chap. 462 Alaska.
Chap. 462 Education of natives.
Chap. 462 Specified allotments.
Chap. 462 Provisos. Interchangeable appropriations.
Chap. 462 Services in the District.
Chap. 462 Supervision of expenditures.
Chap. 462 Medical and sanitary relief. Cooperation of Public Health Service.
Chap. 462 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, 1926, namely:

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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 1926: 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,” $381,500.

GENERAL EXPENSES OF INDIAN SERVICE.

For pay of special agents, 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 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, $107,000: 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: Provided further, That no part of this appropriation shall be used in payment for any services except bill therefor is rendered within one year from the time the service is performed.

For pay of special Indian Service inspector and four Indian Service inspectors, 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, $22,000.

For pay of seventy judges of Indian courts where tribal relations now exist, $8,400.

For pay of Indian police, including chiefs of police at not to exceed $60 per month each and privates at not to exceed $40 per month each, to be employed in maintaining order, for purchase of equipments and supplies, and for rations for policemen at nonration agencies, $177,760.

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For the suppression of the traffic in intoxicating liquors and deleterious drugs, including peyote, among Indians, $22,000.

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, $150,000: 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.

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, $83,680, 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 $83,680 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, $10,000, of which amount not to exceed $7,560 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia.

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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, $50,000, 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, $1,000, 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 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, $6,860, 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 and Chickasaw 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 except in the case of tribal attorneys whose expenses shall be determined and limited by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, not to exceed $2,000: And provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby empowered, during the fiscal year ending June 30, 1926, to expend funds of the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Seminole

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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, $7,000, said funds to be expended under such regulations and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

For the purchase of land, with sufficient water right attached, for the Temoak Band of homeless Indians in Ruby Valley, Nevada, $25,000.

For the purchase of lands, including improvements thereon, not exceeding eighty acres for any one family, for the use and occupancy of the full-blood Choctaw Indians of Mississippi, 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 carrying out the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act providing for the final disposition of the affairs of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina,” approved June 4, 1924, $10,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

For maintenance and support and improvement of the homesteads of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Tribes of Indians in Oklahoma, $150,000, 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, 1926, 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 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, $422,000, 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, $158,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, which sum

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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, 1932: 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.

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, $18,000.

For continuing the development of a water supply for the Navajo and Hopi Indians on the Hopi 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, $4,300.

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, $5,000;
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, $750;
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, $20,000;


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Morongo Reservation California $3,500; Pala Reservation and Rincon Reservation, California, $2,000; miscellaneous projects, $5,000;
Irrigation district five: New Mexico Pueblos, $10,000; Zuni Reservation, New Mexico, $7,500; Navajo and Hopi, miscellaneous projects, Arizona and New Mexico, including Tes-nos-pos, Moencopi Wash, Kin-le-chee, Wide Ruins, Red Lake, Corn Creek, Wepo Wash, Oraibi Wash, and Polacca Wash, $10,000; Southern Ute Reservation, Colorado, $13,000;

For necessary miscellaneous expenses incident to the general administration of Indian irrigation projects, including salaries of not to exceed five supervising engineers, for pay of one chief irrigation engineer, one assistant chief irrigation engineer, one superintendent of irrigation competent to pass upon water rights, one field cost accountant, and for traveling and incidental expenses of officials and employees of the Indian irrigation service, including sleeping-car fare and a per diem not exceeding $4 in lieu of subsistence when actually employed in the field and away from designated headquarters, $75,000;

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 reconnaissance work along the upper waters of the San Juan River in La Plata County, Colorado, to determine the water supply available for irrigation of lands in that vicinity by gravity and to determine whether or not such supply can be augmented by the impounding of flood waters and whether there are any feasible reservoir sites should investigations develop the feasibility of impounding such flood waters for irrigation purposes, $10,000. Said sum or any part thereof that may be expended for this work shall be charged to lands that may hereafter be benefited by reason of these investigations, and before any development pursuant to investigations made under authority of this Act shall be carried out the Secretary of the Interior shall execute with the landowners to be so benefited contracts providing for payment of the money expended;

For cooperative stream gauging with the United States Geological Survey, $850;

In all, for irrigation on Indian reservations, not to exceed $130,000, together with the unexpended balance of $45,915.21 remaining from the appropriation of $335,000 for such purposes in the Act approved August 1, 1914, 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 unforeseen exigencies: Provided, however, That the amount so interchanged shall not exceed in the aggregate 10 per centum of all the amounts so appropriated.

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), $5,000; and for maintenance and operation of the pumping plants and canal systems, $15,000; in all, $20,000, reimbursable as provided in section 2 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 522).

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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, $200,000, of which amount not to exceed $10,000 shall be available for acquiring by purchase or condemnation proceedings lands needed for necessary rights of way in connection with the construction of the project.

For commencement of construction work on a dam across the Canyon of the Gila River near San Carlos, Arizona, to be hereafter known as the Coolidge Dam, for the purpose, first, of providing water for the irrigation of lands allotted to the Pima Indians on the Gila River Reservation; and, second, for the irrigation of such other lands in public or private ownership as in the opinion of the Secretary of the Interior can be served water impounded by said dam without diminishing the supply necessary for said Indian lands as provided for in the Act approved June 7, 1924 (Forty-third Statutes at Large, pages 475 and 476), $450,000, to be immediately available: Provided, That said sum, or so much thereof as may be required, shall be available for purchase and acquiring of land and necessary rights of way needed in connection with the construction of the project: And provided further, That the total amount appropriated shall be reimbursed to the Treasury of the United States in accordance with said Act of June 7, 1924.

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), $10,000; and for maintaining and operating the pumping plant, canals, and structures, $10,000; in all, $20,000, 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, $2,800.

For operation and maintenance of the pumping plants on the San Xavier Indian Reservation, Arizona, $5,000, 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, $8,760, 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 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, $31,290, reimbursable as provided by the Act of March 3, 1911 (Thirty-sixth Statutes at Large, page 1063).

For maintenance and operation of the Fort Hall irrigation system, Idaho, $15,000.

For completion of 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 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, $30,000: Provided, That the unexpended balance of $135,600 of the appropriation of $300,000 made by the Act of May 24, 1922, is hereby reappropriated and made available for the same purposes as specified in said Act.

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For maintenance and operation, including repairs of the irrigation systems on the Fort Belknap Reservation, in Montana, $25,000, 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, $35,000, of which $10,000 shall be available only for the completion of the Taber feed canal (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, $8,000 (reimbursable).

For 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, $5,000 (reimbursable).

For 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, $16,000, to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

For operation and maintenance of the irrigation system on the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Nevada, $3,500, 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 $2,500; in all, $8,500, reimbursable from any funds of the said Indians now or hereafter available.

For completing the reconstruction and for operation and maintenance of the irrigation system for the Laguna and Acoma Indians in New Mexico, $4,000, reimbursable by the Indians benefited, under 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 jurisdiction of the San Juan Indian School, $5,000, 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, $5,000.

For repair of damage to irrigation systems resulting from flood and for flood protection of irrigable lands on the several pueblos in New Mexico, $5,000.

For improvement, maintenance, and operation of the Modoc Point, Sand Creek, Fort Creek, Crooked Creek, and miscellaneous irrigation projects on the Klamath Reservation, $8,940, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Klamath Indians 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 allotted 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, $16,000, to be reimbursed

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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 unit, on the Yakima Reservation, Washington, reimbursable as provided by the Act of June 30, 1919 (Forty-first Statutes at Large, page 28), $3,500.

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-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 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: And provided further, That not to exceed $100 of the amount herein appropriated shall be available for settlement of damages caused in connection with the drainage of Mud Lake.

For operation and maintenance of the Satus unit of the Wapato project that can be irrigated by gravity from the drainage water from the Wapato project, Yakima Reservation, Washington, $5,000, 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, and for continuing the work of constructing an irrigation system within the diminished reservation, including the Big Wind River and Dry Creek Canals, and including the maintenance and operation of completed canals, $50,000, reimbursable as provided by existing law.

The following unexpended balances of the appropriations hereinafter enumerated shall be covered into the Treasury and carried to the surplus fund immediately upon the approval of this Act:
"Irrigation system, Blackfeet Reservation, Montana (reimbursable)," Act of May 25, 1918, $890.31;
"Irrigation system, Fort Peck Reservation, Montana (reimbursable)," Act of May 25, 1918, $26,192.82;
"Irrigation system, Klamath Reservation, Oregon (reimbursable)," Act of June 30, 1913, $2,743;
"Irrigation system, Uintah Reservation, Utah (reimbursable)," Act of March 2, 1917, $378.09;
"Irrigation system, Wind River Diminished Reservation, Wyoming (reimbursable)," Act of May 25, 1918, $3,349.45;
"Maintenance and operation, irrigation system, Pina Indian Lands, Arizona (reimbursable)," Act of May 25, 1918, $102.50;

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"Modoc Point Irrigation System, Klamath Reservation, Oregon (reimbursable)," Act of May 18, 1916, $145;
In all, $33,801.17.

EDUCATION.

For the support of Indian day and industrial schools not otherwise provided for, and other educational and industrial purposes in connection therewith, $2,445,000: Provided, That not to exceed $40,000 of this appropriation 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 appropriation may be used for the education and civilization of the Alabama and Coushatta Indians in Texas: Provided further, That not to exceed $25,000 of the above appropriation may be used for providing additional school facilities for the Pueblo and Hopi Indians: Provided further, That not more than $20,000 of the above appropriation may be used for the education of the full-blood Choctaw Indians of Mississippi by establishing, equipping, and maintaining day schools, including the purchase of land and the construction of necessary buildings and their equipment, and for the tuition of full-blood Mississippi Choctaw Indian children enrolled in the public schools: 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 1926. 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 1926: 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 $7,000 of this sum may be used for obtaining remunerative employment for Indians and, when necessary, for payment of transportation and other expenses to their places of employment: Provided further, That when practicable such transportation and expenses 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, $175,000: 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.

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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, $56,250; for payment of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $10,000;

Phoenix, Arizona: For eight hundred and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $191,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $20,000; for purchase of approximately 18 acres of land adjacent to the school farm, $11,000 ;

Truxton Canyon, Arizona: For two hundred pupils, $45,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $8,000;

Theodore Roosevelt Indian School, Fort Apache, Arizona: For four hundred and fifty pupils, $101,250; for pay of superintendent, drayange, and general repairs and improvements, $17,500;

Sherman Institute, Riverside, California: For nine hundred pupils, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $202,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including completion of additional buildings, $27,500;

Fort Bidwell Indian School, California: For one hundred pupils, $25,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,000;

Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas: For eighth hundred and fifty pupils, including not to exceed $1,500 for printing and issuing school paper, $191,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $21,400; for completion of remodeling of heating and power plant, $17,000; for drainage work, $3,800; for enlarging and repairing teachers' quarters, $10,000;

Mount Pleasant, Michigan: For three hundred and fifty pupils, $78,750; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $12,000;

Pipestone, Minnesota: For two hundred and fifty pupils, $56,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $9,500;

Genoa, Nebraska: For five hundred pupils, $112,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $15,000;

Carson City, Nevada: For four hundred and twenty-five pupils, $95,625; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $16,500;

Albuquerque, New Mexico: For eight hundred pupils, $180,000 for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including construction of additional sleeping porches, $23,000: Provided, That the money for the sleeping porches shall be immediately available;

Santa Fe, New Mexico: For four hundred and fifty pupils, $101,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $13,000; for water supply, $3,000;

Charles H. Burke School, Fort Wingate, New Mexico: For five hundred pupils, $100,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $31,500; for construction of a school building and an assembly hall, $100,000, to be immediately available; for construction and extension of water, light, and sewer systems, $18,500, to be immediately available; and for equipment, $50,000;

Cherokee, North Carolina: For three hundred pupils, $67,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage and general repairs and improvements, $8,000; for purchase of additional land as authorized by the Act of June 4, 1924, $10,000, to be immediately available;

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Bismarck, North Dakota: For one hundred and fifteen pupils, $28,750; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,200;

Fort Totten Indian School, Fort Totten, North Dakota: For three hundred and twenty-five pupils, $73,125; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $12,000;

Wahpeton, North Dakota: For two hundred and twenty pupils, $49,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $8,700;

Chilocco, Oklahoma: For eight hundred pupils, including not to exceed $2,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $160,000; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $18,000;

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, $59,850; for repairs and improvements, $6,500; for the enlargement of the school building so as to provide four additional class rooms not to exceed $20,000, to be immediately available;

Chemawa, Salem, Oregon: For eight hundred and fifty Indian pupils, including native Indian pupils brought from Alaska, including not to exceed $1,000 for printing and issuing school paper, $191,250; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $17,000: 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 after January 1, 1925;

Flandreau, South Dakota: For three hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils, $84,375; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including the beginning of a new heating plant, $11,700;

Pierre, South Dakota: For two hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils, $61,875; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $10,500;

Rapid City, South Dakota: For three hundred and fifteen Indian pupils, $70,875; for pay of superintendent, drayage and general repairs and improvements, including repairs of roads, $9,400;

Hayward, Wisconsin: For one hundred and fifty Indian pupils, $37,500; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $9,000;

Tomah, Wisconsin: For three hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils, $73,125; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, including rebuilding barn and shops, $11,500;

Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming: For one hundred and thirty-five Indian pupils, $33,750; for pay of superintendent, drayage, and general repairs and improvements, $7,700;
In all, for above-named boarding schools, not to exceed $3,000,000.

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, $75,000, to be immediately available: Provided, That the said Secretary may expend said funds, in his discretion, in establishing or enlarging day or industrial schools.

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

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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), $4,500: 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, including repairs to buildings, $20,620, 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 $200 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, $155,000, 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 subject 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, $250,000, 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 school son 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, $700,000: 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 area pplicable or available for that purpose:1 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:

Arizona: Indian Oasis Hospital, $11,820; Navajo Sanatorium, $11,920; Phoenix Sanatorium, $57,300; Pima Hospital, $14,720; Truxton Canyon Camp Hospital, $6,000;
California: Hoopa Valley Hospital, $12,020;
Idaho: Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, $46,370;
Iowa: Sac and Fox Sanatorium, $46,930;
Montana: Blackfeet Hospital, $17,760; Fort Peck Hospital, $20,000;


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Nebraska: Winnebago Hospital, $22,370;
Nevada: Carson Hospital, $14,060; Pyramid Lake Sanatorium, $30,000 ;
New Mexico: Jicarilla Hospital, $12,220; Laguna Sanatorium, $20,130; Mescalero Hospital, $12,360;
North Dakota: Turtle Mountain Hospital, $12,160;
Oklahoma: Cheyenne and Arapahoe Hospital, $12,600; Choctaw and Chickasaw Hospital, $42,600; Shawnee Sanatorium, $40,000;
South Dakota: Crow Creek Hospital, $9,840;
Washington: Spokane Hospital, $14,720.

For constructing and equipping a girls' dormitory for the housing of patients being treated for tuberculosis in the Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, Idaho, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of June 7, 1924 (Forty-third Statutes at Large, page 533), $50,000.

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, $47,000; for deep well, $3,000; in all, $50,000.

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;
In California, $55,000;
Seminole Indians of Florida, $15,000;
Fort Hall Reservation, Idaho, $18,000;
Full-blood Choctaw Indians, of Mississippi, $10,500;
Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, $20,000;
Flathead Agency, Montana, $14,000;
Fort Peck Agency, Montana, $30,000;
Blackfeet Agency, Montana, $76,000;
Rocky Boy Band of Chippewas and other indigent and homeless Indians in Montana, $6,800;
In Nevada, $25,000;
In New Mexico, $160,000;
Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, $7,000;
Fort Berthold Agency North Dakota, $15,000;
Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas, North Dakota, $17,000;
Wichita and affiliated bands who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation in Oklahoma, $5,600;
For expenses of administration of the affairs of the Five Civilized Tribes, Oklahoma, and the compensation of employees, $197,000: Provided, That a report shall be made to Congress on the first Monday of December, 1926, 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;
Kansas and Kickapoo Indians of Oklahoma, $4,000; Ponca Indians of Oklahoma and Nebraska, $8,000;
Grande Ronde and Siletz Agencies, Oregon, $3,900;
Yankton Sioux, South Dakota, $7,600;
In Utah, $6,000;
In Washington, $20,000;
In Wisconsin, $12,800; In all, not to exceed $875,000.

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

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), $4,360;

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), $6,660;

For fulfilling treaties with Crows, Montana: For pay of physician, $1,680; and for pay of carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of May 7, 1868), $3,560; for pay of second blacksmith (article 8, same treaty), $960; in all, $6,200;

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), $81,000;

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), $11,000; for pay of one farmer, two blacksmiths, one miller, one engineer and apprentices, and two teachers (article 4, same treaty), $7,300; 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, $50,000;

For support of Quapaws, Oklahoma: For education (article 3, treaty of May 13, 1833), $1,540; for blacksmith and assistants, and tools, iron, and steel for blacksmith shop (same article and treaty), $500; in all, $2,040: Provided, That the President of the United States shall certify the same to be for the best interests of the Indians;

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), $14,400; 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, $144,426; for subsistence of the Sioux and for purposes of their civilization (Act of February 28, 1877), $229,574: 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, $390,000;

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), $9,660; for pay of two teachers (same article and treaty), $2,400; 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, $20,660; in all, $57,200;

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For support of Spokanes in Washington (article 6 of agreement with said Indians, dated March 18, 1887; ratified by Act of July 13, 1892), $1,320;

For support of Shoshones in Wyoming: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith (article 10, treaty of July 3, 1868), $6,000; for pay of second blacksmith, and such iron and steel and other materials as may be required, as per article 8, same treaty, $1,240; in all, $7,240;
In all, for treaty stipulations, not to exceed $606,020.

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands under Warm Springs Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, $4,500; to be reimbursed under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.

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, $6,000; Fort Apache, $119,000; Fort Mojave, $1,400; Kaibab, $2,000; Pima, $3,000; Salt River, $500; San Carlos, $74,000; Truxton Canyon, $34,000;
California: Hoopa Valley, $200; Round Valley, $7,000; Tule River, $200;
Colorado: Consolidated Ute (Southern Ute, $5,000; Ute Mountain, $14,500), $19,500;
Idaho: Coeur d'Alene, $16,000; Fort Hall, $25,000; Fort Lapwai, $14,000;
Iowa: Sac and Fox, $1,800;
Kansas: Kickapoo, $500; Pottawatomie, $2,800;
Michigan: Mackinac, $700;
Minnesota: Consolidated Chippewa, $3,000; Red Lake, $25,000;
Montana: Blackfeet, $8,500; Crow, $99,500; Flathead, $41,000; Fort Peck, $5,500; Rocky Boy, $5,000; Tongue River, $9,500;
Nebraska: Omaha, $1,000; Winnebago, $2,000;
Nevada: Reno (Fort McDermitt, $300; Pyramid Lake, $5,000), $5,300; Walker River (Paiute, $200; Walker River, $300; Summit Lake, $200), $700; Western Shoshone, $16,000;
New Mexico: Jicarilla, $80,000; Mescalero, $29,000; Navajo, $14,000; Pueblo Bonito, $500; San Juan, $4,000;
North Dakota: Fort Berthold, $22,000; Standing Rock, $59,000;
Oklahoma: Ponca (Otoe, $1,000; Ponca, $2,500; Tonkawa, $700), $4,200; Sac and Fox, $2,000; Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache, $50,500; Cheyennes and Arapahoes, $33,000;
Oregon: Klamath, $149,000: Provided, That not to exceed $25,000 of said sum may be used for the construction, equipment, and upkeep of hospital; Umatilla, $9,800; Warm Springs, $16,000;
South Dakota: Cheyenne River, $99,000; Pine Ridge, $500; Lower Brule, $5,000; Rosebud, $2,000;
Utah: Goshute (Goshute, $3,500; Paiute, $600; Skull Valley, $1,000), $5,100; Uintah and Ouray, $15,000;
Washington: Colville, $30,000; Neah Bay, $900; Puyallup, $3,000; Spokane, $19,000; Taholah (Quinaielt), $11,000; Yakima, $32,400;
Wisconsin: Lac du Flambeau, $4,000; Keshena, $30,000;
Wyoming: Shoshone, $83,500;
In all, not to exceed $1,363,000.

For promoting civilization and self-support among the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota, $150,330, 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 $47,190 of this amount may be expended

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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 $78,140 may be expended for the support of the Indian hospitals.

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 agency, $134,100, 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, $58,400, to be paid from the funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma.

For the erection of a monument, under the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior, on the Osage Indian Reservation in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, as a memorial to Indians of that tribe who gave their lives for their country in the recent war with Germany, $25,000, payable from the tribal funds of the Osage Indians.

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 $148,000 is hereby appropriated out of the principal funds to the credit of the Confederated Bands of Ute Indians, the sum of $74,000 of said amount for the benefit of the Ute Mountain (formerly Navajo Springs) Band of said Indians in Colorado, and the sum of $35,000 of said amount for the Uintah, White River, and Uncompahgre Bands of Ute Indians in Utah, and the sum of $39,000 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, 1926, 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 un-

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less, 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 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, $10,000, 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.

The sum of $20,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, of the tribal funds of the Navajo Indians is authorized to be withdrawn from the Treasury for expenditure under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior for the maintenance and repair of that portion of the Federal aid highway from Gallup, New Mexico, to Shiprock, New Mexico, across the Navajo Indian Reservation in conformity with the Act of June 7, 1924 (Forty-third Statutes at Large, pages 606 and 607): Provided, That Indian labor shall be employed as far as possible.

For continuing the work of constructing roads and bridges within the diminished Shoshone or Wind River Reservation, in Wyoming, $8,000, 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, 1855), $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, I914 (Thirty-eighth Statutes at Large, pages 582 to 605), and contained in House Document Numbered

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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 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 $237,975 for salaries in the District of Columbia and elsewhere, $12,000 for traveling expenses, $86,900 for equipment, supplies, fuel and light, $11,000 for repairs of buildings, $50,000 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, $437,075, to be immediately available: Provided, That not to exceed 10 per centum of the amounts appropriated for the various items in this paragraph shall be available interchangeably for expenditures on the objects included in this paragraph, but no more than 10 per centum shall be added to any one item of appropriation except in cases of extraordinary emergency and then only upon the written order of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided further, That of said sum not exceeding $6,900 may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia: Provided further, That all expenditures of money appropriated herein for school purposes in Alaska for schools other than those for the education of white children under the jurisdiction of the governor thereof shall be under the supervision and direction of the Commissioner of Education and in conformity with such conditions, rules, and regulations as to conduct and methods of instruction and expenditures of money as may from time to time be recommended by him and approved by the Secretary of the Interior.

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, $122,320, 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, March 3, 1925.


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