INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. III, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1913)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.


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ACTS OF FIFTY–EIGHTH CONGRESS—THIRD SESSION, 1904–5.
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Chapter 1479
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Chap. 1479 Indian Department appropriations.
Expenses Pay of agents.
Expenses Provisos. Not available for Army officers as agents.
Expenses School superintendents may act as agents.
Expenses Bond.
Expenses Interpreters.
Expenses Inspectors.
Expenses Irrigation.
Expenses Proviso. Skilled engineers.
Expenses Expenses.
Expenses Superintendent of schools.
Expenses Traveling expenses.
Expenses Provisos. Per diem.
Expenses Other duties.
Expenses Agency buildings.
Expenses Contingencies.
    33 Stat., 1050.
Expenses Citizen commission.
    Apr. 10, 1869, sec. 4, 16 Stat., 40.
Expenses Rent.
Expenses Practical farmers.
Expenses Proviso. Not included in limit for employees.
    1897. ch. 3, 30 Stat., 90, vol. 1, p. 89.
Expenses Indian police.
Expenses Judges of Indian courts.
Expenses Matrons to teach housekeeping.
Expenses Proviso. Not included in limit for employees.
    1897, ch. 3, 30 Stat., 90, vol. 1, p. 89.
Expenses Purchasing supplies, etc.
Expenses Transporting supplies.
Expenses Vaccination.
Chippewas—Miss. Schools.
Choctaws Permanent annuities.
    33 Stat., 1051.
    Vol. 2, 87, 709.
Choctaws Light horsemen.
    Vol. 2, 193.
Choctaws Blacksmith.
    Vol. 2, 192, 213.
Choctaws Education.
Choctaws Iron and steel.
    Vol 2, 709.
Choctaws Interest.
Chippewas—Minn. Advance interest.
    1889, ch. 24, 25 Stat. 645, vol. 1 p. 301.
Chippewas—Minn. Civilization, etc.
Coeur d’Alenes [Coeur d’Alenes]
    1891, ch. 543, 26 Stat., 1028, vol. 1, p. 420.
Coeur d’Alenes [Blacksmith]
    33 Stat., 1052.
Crows Crows
    1882, ch. 74, 22 Stat., 43, vol. 1, p. 195.
Fort Hall Indians Fort Hall Indians
    1889, ch. 203, 25 Stat., 688, vol. 1, p. 314.
Blackfeet Agency Blackfeet Agency
    1896, ch. 398, 29 Stat., 354, vol. 1, p. 604.
Iowas Interest.
Kickapoos—Kan. Interest.
    Vol. 2, 634.
Kickapoos—Kan. Payment to estate of deceased Indians.
    1886, ch. 897, 24 Stat., 219, vol. 1, p. 242.
    1888 ch. 503, 25 Stat., 223.
Molels Schools.
    Vol. 2, 740.
Cheyenne–Arapaho Northern Cheyennes and Arapahoes
    1877, ch. 72, 19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, p. 168.
    33 Stat., 1053.
Cheyenne–Arapaho Physician, etc.
    Vol. 2, 1014.
Osages Interest.
    Vol. 2, 217.
Pawnees Annuity.
    Vol. 2, 764.
Pawnees Farmer, etc.
Pawnees Iron and steel, etc.
    Vol. 2, 765.
Pottawatomies Annuities.
    Vol. 2, 41.
    Vol. 2, 101.
    Vol. 2, 168.
    Vol. 2, 294.
    Vol. 2, 298.
    Vol. 2, 559.
    33 Stat., 1054.
    Vol. 2, 558.
Pottawatomies Interest.
Quapaws Education.
    Vol. 2, 396.
Quapaws Proviso. Certificate of the President.
Sacs & Foxes—Miss. Annuity.
    Vol. 2, 75.
Sacs & Foxes—Miss. Interest.
    Vol. 2, 497.
    Vol. 2, 546.
Sacs & Foxes—Miss. Proviso. Physician, etc.
Sacs & Foxes—Mo. Interest.
Sacs & Foxes—Mo. School.
    Vol. 2, 812.
Seminoles Interest.
    Vol. 2, 760.
Senecas—N.Y. Annuity.
Senecas—N.Y. Interest.
    33 Stat., 1055.
Shoshones & Bannocks Shoshones. Physician, etc.
    Vol. 2, 1023.
    Vol. 2, 1022.
Shoshones & Bannocks Bannocks. Physician, etc.
Six Nations—N.Y. Annuity.
    Vol. 2, 36.
Sioux Teachers etc.
    Vol. 2, 1002.
Sioux Employees.
Sioux Subsistence.
    1877, ch. 72, 19 Stat., 256, vol. 1, p. 170.
Sioux Provisos. Transportation.
Sioux Rations.
Sioux Unexpended balance available.
Sioux Schools, etc.
    1889, ch. 405, 25 Stat., 894, vol. 1, p. 335.
Sioux, Yankton Tribe Subsistence.
    Vol. 2, 777.
    33 Stat., 1056.
    19 Stat., 287.
Spokanes Blacksmith, etc.
    27 Stat., 139.
Utes Carpenters, etc.
    Vol. 2, 858.
    Vol. 2, 993.
    Vol. 2, 992.
Utes Food.
Utes Employees.
Winnebagoes Interest.
    Vol. 2, 498.
Winnebagoes Purchase of stock.
Misc. Supports Apaches, Kiowas, Comanches Wichitas, etc.
Misc. Supports Arapahoes and Cheyennes.
    33 Stat., 1057.
Misc. Supports Chippewas, Lake Superior.
Misc. Supports Chippewas, Turtle Mountain Band.
Misc. Supports Confederated tribes, middle Oregon.
Misc. Supports Crows.
Misc. Supports D’Wamish, etc., Wash.
Misc. Supports Flatheads etc.
Misc. Supports Apaches, etc., Arizona and New Mexico.
Misc. Supports Proviso. Unexpended balance available.
Misc. Supports Fort Belknap Indians.
Misc. Supports Fort Hall Indians.
Misc. Supports Fort Berthold Indians.
Misc. Supports Fence.
Misc. Supports Proviso. Indian labor.
Misc. Supports Fort Peck Indians.
Misc. Supports Lemhi Agency Indians.
Misc. Supports Klamath Agency Indians.
Misc. Supports Kansas.
Misc. Supports Kickapoos.
Misc. Supports “Kicking Kickapoos.”
Misc. Supports Makahs.
Misc. Supports Mission Indians.
Misc. Supports Northern Indians, Cal.
    33 Stat., 1058.
Misc. Supports Investigation and report.
Misc. Supports Round Valley Indian Reservation, Cal. Division line fence.
Misc. Supports Nez Perce, Joseph’s Band.
Misc. Supports Pima Agency Indians.
Misc. Supports Poncas.
Misc. Supports Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes.
Misc. Supports Shoshones, Wyo.
Misc. Supports Shoshones, Nev.
Misc. Supports Absentee Shawnees. Big Jim’s Band.
Misc. Supports Sioux, Devils Lake.
Misc. Supports Walla Wallas, Cayuses, and Umatillas.
Misc. Supports Yakimas.
Incidentals Arizona.
Incidentals California.
Incidentals Colorado.
Incidentals Idaho.
Incidentals Indian Territory.
Incidentals Montana.
Incidentals Nevada.
    33 Stat., 1059.
Incidentals New Mexico.
Incidentals North Dakota.
Incidentals Oregon.
Incidentals South Dakota.
Incidentals Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Clerical work, etc., surveyor general’s office.
Incidentals Utah.
Incidentals Washington.
Incidentals Wyoming.
Miscellaneous Indian Territory. Inspector’s office.
    1898, ch. 517, sec. 27,
    30 Stat., 504, vol. 1, p. 100.
Miscellaneous Confidential clerk to commissioner.
Miscellaneous Five Civilized Tribes. Survey, etc. of town sites.
    1898 ch. 517 sec. 15, 30 Stat., 500, vol. 1, p. 95.
Miscellaneous Provisos. Town-site commissions abolished.
Miscellaneous Unfinished work of.
Miscellaneous Sale of unsold lots.
Miscellaneous Conflicting laws modified.
Miscellaneous Removal of intruders.
    33 Stat., 1060.
Miscellaneous Union Agency. Miscellaneous expenses.
Miscellaneous Commission Five Civilized Tribes. Completing work of, etc.
Miscellaneous Proviso. Powers conferred upon Secretary of the Interior.
Miscellaneous Leases of allotted lands, Indian Territory. Investigation of.
Miscellaneous Suits to cancel fraudulent leases.
Miscellaneous Cancellation of leases.
Miscellaneous Proviso. Leases approved by United States court valid.
Miscellaneous Leases not valid.
Miscellaneous Allotments.
    24 Stat., 388, vol. 1, p. 33.
Miscellaneous Irrigation.
Miscellaneous Proviso. Skilled engineers.
Miscellaneous Surveying and allotting.
    33 Stat., 1061.
Miscellaneous Lands allotted to individual Indians.
Miscellaneous Proviso. Oil leases in Osage Reservation.
Miscellaneous Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Co. Renewal of lease to.
Miscellaneous Lease, etc., extended.
Miscellaneous Royalty on gas to be increased.
Miscellaneous On oil, may be determined by the President.
Miscellaneous Filing of determination, copy to sublessee.
Miscellaneous Osage Townsite Commission, to be created.
Miscellaneous Composition of.
Miscellaneous Compensation.
Miscellaneous Town site at Pawhuska.
Miscellaneous Survey, appraisal, and subdivision of.
Miscellaneous Lots sold at public auction.
Miscellaneous Proceeds credited to Osage Indians.
Miscellaneous Proviso. To be appraised at real value.
Miscellaneous Preference right of owner.
Miscellaneous Refusal to purchase.
    33 Stat., 1062.
Miscellaneous Town site at Hominy.
Miscellaneous Town site at Fairfax.
Miscellaneous Cemetery.
Miscellaneous Two additional town sites.
Miscellaneous Sale, etc., of lots.
Miscellaneous Choctaw and Chickasaw Citizenship Court. Payment to bailiff, reporter, and stenographers.
Miscellaneous Omaha, Nebr. Warehouse.
Miscellaneous St. Louis, Mo. Warehouse.
Miscellaneous Howell P. Myton. Credit in accounts.
Miscellaneous Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Resurvey, etc.
Miscellaneous Turtle Mountain Reservation. Payment to squatters on.
Miscellaneous Proviso. Relinquishment of claims etc.
Miscellaneous Albert M. Anderson. Payment to.
Miscellaneous Sioux Indian Reservation, Dak. Allotments.
    33 Stat., 1063.
    1889, ch. 405, 25 Stat., 888, vol. 1, p. 328.
Miscellaneous Canton, S. Dak. Asylum for insane Indians.
Miscellaneous Pueblo Indians, N. Mex. Attorney.
Miscellaneous J. Hale Sypher. Payment to.
    33 Stat., 208, 1904, ch. 1402, ante, p. 54.
Miscellaneous Receipt.
Miscellaneous Suits against Indians in Oklahoma.
Miscellaneous Axel Jacobson. Reimbursement.
Miscellaneous Ira M. Jones. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Joseph E. Milot. May sell part of allotment.
Miscellaneous Kansas Indians. Patents in fee to members of.
    33 Stat., 1064.
Miscellaneous Kickapoos. Patents in fee to members of.
Miscellaneous W. T. Whittaker. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Henry Hicks and Philip R. Dawson May alienate part of allotments.
Miscellaneous Quapaw Agency. Restrictions on certain allottees, removed.
Miscellaneous Indiana Consolidated Smelting Co. Land in Colville Indian Reservation granted to.
Miscellaneous Henry Guitar. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Susan E. Hines. Patents in fee to.
Miscellaneous Long Jim. Patent in fee to.
    33 Stat., 1065.
    1884, ch. 180, 23 Stat., p. 79, vol. 1, p. 224, vol. 2, p. 1073.
Miscellaneous Cornelius Doxtater. May sell part of allotment.
Miscellaneous Paith-tite. May sell part of allotment.
Miscellaneous William Lyons. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Theresa Anderson. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Jennie M. Brown. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Louisa Morgan and Mrs. Mandan. May sell allotments.
    33 Stat., 1066.
Miscellaneous Abraham Elm. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Simon Antone. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous William T. Selwyn. May purchase lands reserved for Yankton Agency, S. Dak.
Miscellaneous Frank Meecham. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Samuel J. Brown, Phoebe S. Lowe, Lillian S. Clay. Patents in fee to.
Miscellaneous Henry Meagher. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Jennet Jackson. Patent in fee to.
    33 Stat., 1067.
Miscellaneous Maggie Meagher. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Jefferson Goulette. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Josephine Lillie. Patent in fee to.
    1887, ch. 119, 24 Stat., p. 388, vol. 1, p. 33.
    1891, ch. 383, 26 Stat., p. 794, vol. 1 p. 56.
Miscellaneous Mrs. Kiva C. Lewis. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Jennie O. Morton, Fred. A. Kerr. Sale restrictions removed.
Miscellaneous Henry A. Quinn. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Benjamin McBride. Patent in fee to.
    33 Stat., 1068.
Miscellaneous Louisa Quinn Miller. Patent in fee to.
Miscellaneous Yankton Indian Reservation. Land reserved for park, etc., purposes.
Miscellaneous John F. Brown. Sale of lots to, confirmed.
Miscellaneous Chippewa Reservation Minn. Patent to diocese of Duluth for land in.
Miscellaneous Proviso. Prior claim.
Miscellaneous Price per acre, etc.
Miscellaneous Rosa Rice and Thomas Quinn. Patents in fee to.
Miscellaneous Antoine Cabney and Carroll Farley. Patents in fee to.
Miscellaneous Runs Bowing. May sell part of allotment.
Miscellaneous John Thompson. Patent in fee to.
    33 Stat., 1069.
Miscellaneous Mille Lac Indians. Purchase of burial place for.
    30 Stat., 745.
Miscellaneous Pueblo Indians, New Mexico. Land etc., of, exempt from taxation.
Miscellaneous Chippewa Indian Reservation, Minn. Reimbursement to purchasers of timber on.
    1889, ch. 24, 25 Stat., 644, vol. 1, p. 301.
    1902, ch. 888, 32 Stat., 268, vol. 1, p. 755.
Miscellaneous Uintah Reservation Utah. Restriction of grazing lands repealed.
    1902, J. R. 31, 32 Stat., 744, vol. 1, p. 799.
    1903, ch. 994, 32 Stat., 998, ante, p. 17
Miscellaneous Unallotted lands. Time extended for opening, to entry.
    1904, ch. 1402, 33 Stat., 207, ante, p. 53.
    1902, ch. 888, 32 Stat., 263, vol. 1, p. 753.
Miscellaneous Provisos. Soldiers’ and sailors’ rights.
    R. S. secs. 2304, 2305.
    33 Stat., 1070.
Miscellaneous Sale of remaining lands.
Miscellaneous Proceeds of sale.
    1902 ch. 888, 32 Stat., 263, vol. 1, p. 753.
Miscellaneous Uintah Forest Reserve. Additional land reserved.
    32 Stat., 263.
Miscellaneous Reservoir site.
Miscellaneous Proviso. Proceeds of timber sales.
Miscellaneous Raven Mining Co. Certificate of location of claims, etc.
    1902, ch. 888, supra.
Miscellaneous Patent to.
Miscellaneous Provisos. Florence Mining Co.
Miscellaneous Certificate of location of claim.
Miscellaneous Patent to.
Miscellaneous Right of ingress, etc.
Miscellaneous Cherokee Nation. Enrollment.
    33 Stat., 1071.
Miscellaneous Delaware-Cherokee citizens granted right to sell certain improvements.
Miscellaneous Proviso. Restriction.
Miscellaneous Commission, Five Civilized Tribes.
Miscellaneous Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians. Allotments, etc., to children of, born prior to Sept. 25, 1902
Miscellaneous Subsequent, etc., births.
Miscellaneous Creek children.
Miscellaneous Seminole children.
Miscellaneous Chickasaws. Payment of school warrants.
    33 Stat., 1072.
Miscellaneous Provisos. Unexpended balance.
Miscellaneous Creek Nation. Payment of outstanding indebtedness.
Miscellaneous Turner Hardware Co. Payment to.
Miscellaneous Delos K. Lonewolf. Reimbursement.
Miscellaneous George Walker. Payment to.
    1904, ch. 1402, 33 Stat., 210, ante, p. 56.
Miscellaneous Creek lands. Sale of unallotted, repealed.
    1904, ch. 1402, 33 Stat., 204, ante, p. 50.
    1901, ch. 676, sec. .3 31 Stat., 862, vol. 1, p, 730.
Miscellaneous Creek lands allotted to Seminoles. Payment for.
Miscellaneous Improvements.
Miscellaneous Umatilla Indian Reservation. Patents for grazing lands.
    1885, ch. 319, 23 Stat., 342, vol. 1, p. 225.
    1902, ch. 1380, 32 Stat., 730, vol. 1, p. 798.
    33 Stat., 1073.
Miscellaneous Oregon and Washington Indians. Investigation.
Schools Support, etc.
Schools Buildings, etc.
Schools Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Schools Chamberlain, S. Dak.
Schools Cherokee, N. C.
Schools Carlisle, Pa.
Schools Carson City, Nev.
Schools Chilocco, Okla.
Schools Flandreau, S. Dak.
    33 Stat., 1074.
Schools Proviso. Pupils.
Schools Fort Mojave, Ariz.
Schools Fort Totten, N. Dak.
Schools Genoa, Nebr.
Schools Grand Junction, Colo.
Schools Hampton, Va
Schools Hayward, Wis.
Schools Kickapoo Reservation, Kans.
Schools Lawrence, Kans.
Schools Morris, Minn.
    33 Stat., 1075.
Schools Mount Pleasant, Mich.
Schools Phoenix, Arix.
Schools Pierre, S. Dak.
Schools Pipestone, Minn.
Schools Rapid City, S. Dak.
Schools Riverside, Cal.
Schools Proviso. Indian school, Perris, Cal. Sale of, authorized.
Schools Salem, Oreg.
    33 Stat., 1076.
Schools Sac and Fox Reservation, Iowa.
Schools Santa Fe, N. Mex.
Schools Shoshone Reservation, Wyo.
Schools Pauquitch, Utah.
Schools Tomah, Wis.
Schools Truxton Canyon, Ariz.
Schools Coeur d’Alene Reservation, Idaho.
Schools Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, etc., Indians. Maintenance, etc., tribal schools.
Schools Proviso. Permanent school fund.
Schools Use of surplus recording fees.
    33 Stat., 1077.
    1903, ch. 707, 32 Stat., 842, ante, p. 8.
Schools Transportation, etc.
Schools Supervision of expenditures.
Schools Provisos. Limit of per capita expense.
Schools Total for schools.
Schools Determination of per capita allowance.
Sec. 2 Purchase of supplies to be advertised.
Sec. 2 Exceptions.
Sec. 2 Provisos. Irrigation
Sec. 2 Purchases in open market, etc.
Sec. 3 Use of surplus for subsistence deficiencies.
Sec. 3 Provisos. Report of diversions.
    33 Stat., 1078.
Sec. 3 Purchase of stock cattle from subsistence supplies.
Sec. 3 Treaty funds.
Sec. 4 Transfer of funds for employees, etc.
Sec. 5 Rejection of bids.
Sec. 5 Open-market purchases.
Sec. 5 Proviso. Amount for supplies immediately available.
Sec. 6 Agreement with Port Madison Reservation Indians, Wash., ratified.
Sec. 6 Agreement.
Sec. 6 Lands ceded.
Sec. 6 Payment to Indians.
    33 Stat., 1079.
Sec. 6 Rights of Indians not impaired.
Sec. 6 Effect.
Sec. 6 Claf-wha George. May sell allotment.
Sec. 6 Qu-dis-kid Big John. May sell allotment.
Sec. 7 Kansas or Kaw Indians. Payment of award.
    1902, ch. 1361, 32 Stat., 640, vol. 1, p. 770.
Sec. 7 Provisos. Acceptance to be in full.
Sec. 7 Samuel J. Crawford. Attorney’s fees.
    33 Stat., 1080.
Sec. 7 General release from Indians.
Sec. 7 Advertising.
Sec. 8 Southern Utes in Colorado. Purchase of water rights for irrigation.
Sec. 8 Provisos. Condition.
Sec. 8 Indemnity bond.
Sec. 9 Flathead Indian Reservation. Land for Catholic mission schools, etc.
    1904, ch. 1495, sec. 12, 33 Stat., 304, ante p. 79.
    33 Stat., 1081.
Sec. 9 Proviso. Lands granted to University of Montana.
Sec. 9 Land for other religious organizations.
Sec. 9 Indian fuel supply.
Sec. 10 Pima Indians. Irrigation of lands of.
Sec. 10 Provisos. Cost limit.
Sec. 10 Reimbursement.
Sec. 11 Otoe and Missouria Indian Reservation. Part of, attached to Noble County, Okla.
Sec. 12 Appeals, etc., Indian Territory courts.
Sec. 13 Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Mich. Suit to settle ownership of certain stocks, etc., of trust fund.
    33 Stat., 1082.
Sec. 13 Court of Claims granted jurisdiction.
Sec. 13 Attorney’s fee.

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Chapter 1479
    Mar. 3, 1905. [H. R. 17474.] | [Public, No. 212.] 33 Stat., 1048.
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An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of paying the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and in full compensation for all officers the salaries for which are specially provided for herein, for the service of the fiscal year ending June Thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, namely:

CURRENT AND CONTINGENT EXPENSES.

For pay of twenty-two agents of Indian affairs at the following named agencies, at the rates respectively indicated, namely:
      At the Blackfeet Agency, Montana, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Cheyenne River Agency, South Dakota, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Colville Agency, Washington, one thousand five hundred dollars;
      At the Crow Creek Agency, South Dakota, one thousand six hundred dollars;
      At the Crow Agency, Montana, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Flathead Agency, Montana, one thousand five hundred dollars;
      At the Kiowa Agency, Oklahoma Territory, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the La Pointe Agency, Wisconsin, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Leech Lake Agency, Minnesota, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Lower Brule Agency, South Dakota, one thousand four hundred dollars;
      At the New York Agency, New York, one thousand dollars;
      At the Osage Agency, Oklahoma Territory, one thousand eight hundred dollars;

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      At the Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Rosebud Agency, South Dakota, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the San Carlos Agency, Arizona, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      
33 Stat., 1049.
      At the Shoshone Agency, Wyoming, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Sisseton Agency, South Dakota, one thousand five hundred dollars;
      At the Standing Rock Agency, North Dakota, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Uintah and Ouray Agency, Utah (consolidated), one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Union Agency, Indian Territory, three thousand dollars;
      At the White Earth Agency, Minnesota, one thousand eight hundred dollars;
      At the Yankton Agency, South Dakota, one thousand six hundred dollars;

In all, thirty-eight thousand three hundred dollars: Provided, That the foregoing appropriations shall not take effect nor become available in any case for or during the time in which any officer of the Army of the United States shall be engaged in the performance of the duties of Indian agent at any of the agencies above named: Provided further, That the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, may devolve the duties of any Indian agency, or any part thereof, upon the superintendent of the Indian training school located at such agency whenever in his judgment such superintendent can properly perform the duties of such agency. And the superintendent upon whom such duties devolve shall give bonds as other Indian agents.

For payment of necessary interpreters, to be distributed in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, four thousand dollars; but no person employed by the United States and paid for any other service shall be paid for interpreting.

For pay of eight Indian inspectors, two of whom shall be engineers, one to be designated as chief, competent in the location, construction, and maintenance of irrigation works, at two thousand five hundred dollars per annum each, except the chief engineer, who shall receive three thousand five hundred dollars, twenty-one thousand dollars: Provided, That the requirement of two engineers skilled in irrigation shall become immediately operative.

For traveling expenses of eight Indian inspectors, at three dollars per day when actually employed on duty in the field, exclusive of transportation and sleeping-car fare, in lieu of all other expenses now authorized by law, and for incidental expenses of negotiation, inspection, and investigation, including telegraphing and expenses of going to and going from the seat of government, and while remaining there under orders and direction of the Secretary of the Interior, for a period not to exceed twenty days, twelve thousand eight hundred dollars.

For pay of one superintendent of Indian schools, three thousand dollars.

For necessary traveling expenses of one superintendent of Indian schools, including telegraphing and incidental expenses of inspection and investigation, one thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That he shall be allowed three dollars per day for traveling expenses when actually on duty in the field, exclusive of cost of transportation and sleeping-car fare, in lieu of all other expenses now allowed by law: And provided further, That hereafter he shall perform such other duties as may be imposed upon him by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior.

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For buildings and repairs of buildings at agencies and for rent of buildings for agency purposes, and for water supply at agencies, sixty-five thousand dollars.

For contingencies of the Indian Service, including traveling and incidental expenses of Indian agents and of their offices, and of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs; also traveling and incidental expenses of special agents, at three dollars per day when actually employed on duty in the field, exclusive of transportation and sleeping-car fare, in lieu of all other expenses now authorized by law, and expenses of going to and going from the seat of government, and while remaining there under orders and direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for a period not to exceed twenty days; for pay of employees not otherwise provided for, and for pay of the special agents, at two thousand dollars per annum each, seventy-five thousand dollars.

For expenses of the commission of citizens, serving without compensation, appointed by the President under the provisions of the fourth section of the act of April tenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, four thousand dollars, of which amount a sum not to exceed three hundred dollars may be used by the commission for office rent.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to employ practical farmers and practical stockmen subject only to such examination as to qualifications as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, in addition to the agency farmers now employed, at wages not exceeding seventy-five dollars each per month, to superintend and direct farming and stock raising among such Indians as are making effort for self-support, one hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the amounts paid said farmers and stockmen shall not come within the limit for employees fixed by the act of June seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. (Thirtieth Statutes, page ninety.)

For services of officers at fifteen dollars per month each, and privates at ten dollars per month each, of Indian police, to be employed in maintaining order and prohibiting illegal traffic in liquor on the several Indian reservations and within the Territory of Alaska, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, for the purchase of equipments, and for the purchase of rations for policemen at nonration agencies, one hundred thousand dollars.

For compensation of judges of Indian courts, twelve thousand dollars.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to employ suitable persons as matrons to teach Indian girls in housekeeping and other household duties, at a rate not to exceed seventy dollars per month, and for furnishing necessary equipments, and renting quarters where necessary, twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the amount paid said matrons shall not come within the limit for employees fixed by the act of June seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. (Thirtieth Statutes, page ninety.)

Telegraphing, telephoning, and purchase of Indian supplies: To pay the expense of purchasing goods and supplies for the Indian Service, and pay of necessary employees; advertising, at rates not exceeding regular commercial rates; inspection, and all other expenses connected therewith, and for telegraphing and telephoning, sixty thousand dollars.

For necessary expenses of transportation of such goods, provisions, and other articles for the various tribes of Indians provided for by this Act, including pay and expenses of transportation agents and rent of warehouses, two hundred thousand dollars.

For pure vaccine matter and vaccination of Indians, five thousand dollars.

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FULFILLING TREATY STIPULATIONS WITH AND SUPPORT OF INDIAN TRIBES.

CHIPPEWAS OF THE MISSISSIPPI.

For support of a school or schools upon said reservation, during the pleasure of the President, in accordance with third article of treaty of March nineteenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, four thousand dollars.

CHOCTAWS.

For permanent annuity, per second article of treaty of November sixteenth, eighteen hundred and five, and thirteenth article of treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand dollars;

For permanent annuity for support of light horsemen, per thirteenth article of treaty of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and twenty, and thirteenth article of treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, six hundred dollars;

For permanent annuity for support of blacksmith, per sixth article of treaty of October eighteenth, eighteen hundred and twenty, ninth article of treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and thirteenth article of treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, six hundred dollars;

For permanent annuity for education, per second and thirteenth articles of last two treaties named above, six thousand dollars;

For permanent annuity for iron and steel, per ninth article of treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and thirteenth article of treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three hundred and twenty dollars;

For interest on three hundred and ninety thousand two hundred and fifty-seven dollars and ninety-two cents, at five per centum per annum, for education, support of the government, and other beneficial purposes, under the direction of the general council of the Choctaws, in conformity with the provisions contained in the ninth and thirteenth articles of treaty of January twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, and treaty of June twenty-second, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, nineteen thousand five hundred and twelve dollars and eighty-nine cents; in all, thirty thousand and thirty-two dollars and eighty-nine cents.

CHIPPEWAS OF MINNESOTA, REIMBURSABLE.

Advance interest to the Chippewa Indians in Minnesota, as required by section seven of “An act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota,” approved January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, in the manner required by said act (reimbursable), ninety thousand dollars.

To enable the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to carry out an act entitled “An act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota,” approved January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, namely, the purchase of material and employment of labor for the erection of houses for Indians; for the purchase of agricultural implements, stock, and seeds, breaking and fencing land; for payment of expenses of delegations of Chippewa Indians to visit the White Earth Reservation; for the erection and maintenance of day and industrial schools; for subsistence and for pay of employees; for pay of commissioners and their expenses, and for removal of Indians

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and for their allotments, to be made under the supervision of said commissioners, to be reimbursed to the United States out of the proceeds of sale of their lands, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

COEUR D’ALENES.

For fourteenth of fifteen installments of eight thousand dollars each, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, under the sixth article of agreement of March twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, ratified by act of March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, eight thousand dollars;

For pay of blacksmith, carpenter, and physician, and purchase of medicines, as per the eleventh article of said agreement, three thousand five hundred dollars; in all, eleven thousand five hundred dollars.

CROWS.

For the twenty-fourth of twenty-five installments, as provided in agreement with the Crows, dated June twelfth, eighteen hundred and eighty, to be used by the Secretary of the Interior in such manner as the President may direct, thirty thousand dollars.

FORT HALL INDIANS.

For seventeenth of twenty installments, as provided in agreement with said Indians approved February twenty-third, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, to be used by the Secretary of the Interior for the benefit of the Indians in such manner as the President may direct, six thousand dollars.

INDIANS AT BLACKFEET AGENCY.

For eighth of nine installments, to be disposed of as provided in article two of the agreement with the Indians of the Blackfeet Reservation, ratified by act approved June tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.

IOWAS.

For interest in lieu of investment on fifty-seven thousand five hundred dollars, balance of one hundred and fifty-seven thousand five hundred dollars, to July first, nineteen hundred and five, at five per centum per annum, for education or other beneficial purposes, under the direction of the President, per ninth article of treaty of May seventeenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, two thousand eight hundred and seventy-five dollars.

KICKAPOOS IN KANSAS.

Interest on sixty-five thousand two hundred and three dollars and eleven cents, at five per centum per annum, for educational and other beneficial purposes, per treaty of May eighteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, three thousand two hundred and sixty dollars and fifteen cents. This amount to enable the President of the United States to pay the legal representatives of one deceased Kickapoo Indian (Sakto), the settlement of whose estate is desired under the provisions of section two of the act of August fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, such sum as may be the proportion of one hundred thousand dollars provided by said tribe for education, and other beneficial purposes, not exceeding three hundred and thirty-seven dollars and eighty-three cents. (Act of June twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, Twenty-fifth Statutes, page twenty-four.)

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MOLELS.

For pay of teachers and for manual-labor schools, and for all necessary materials therefor, and for the subsistence of the pupils, per second article of treaty of December twenty-first, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, three thousand dollars.

NORTHERN CHEYENNES AND ARAPAHOES.

For subsistence and civilization, as per agreement with the Sioux Indians approved February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, including subsistence and civilization of Northern Cheyennes removed from Pine Ridge Agency to Tongue River, Montana, ninety thousand dollars;

For pay of physician, two teachers, two carpenters, one miller, two farmers, a blacksmith, and engineer, per seventh article of the treaty of May tenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, nine thousand dollars; in all, ninety-nine thousand dollars.

OSAGES.

For interest on sixty-nine thousand one hundred and twenty dollars, at five per centum per annum, being value of fifty-four sections of land set apart by treaty of June second, eighteen hundred and twenty-five, for educational purposes, per Senate resolution of January ninth, eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, three thousand four hundred and fifty-six dollars.

PAWNEES.

For perpetual annuity, which is to be paid in cash to them, per second article of treaty of September twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, and agreement of November twenty-third, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, article three, thirty thousand dollars;

For support of two manual-labor schools, per third article of same treaty, of September twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, ten thousand dollars;

For pay of one farmer, two blacksmiths, one miller, one engineer, and apprentices, and two teachers, per same treaty, five thousand and four hundred dollars;

For pay of physician and purchase of medicines, one thousand two hundred dollars;

For purchase of iron and steel and other necessaries for the shops, as per fourth article of treaty of September twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, five hundred dollars; in all, forty-one thousand seven hundred dollars.

POTTAWATOMIES.

For permanent annuity, in silver, per fourth article of treaty of August third, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, three hundred and fifty-seven dollars and eighty cents;

For permanent annuity, in silver, per third article of treaty of September thirtieth, eighteen hundred and nine, one hundred and seventy-eight dollars and ninety cents;

For permanent annuity, in silver, per third article of treaty of October second, eighteen hundred and eighteen, eight hundred and ninety-four dollars and fifty cents;

For permanent annuity, in money, per second article of treaty of September twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, seven hundred and fifteen dollars and sixty cents;

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For permanent annuity, in specie, per second article of treaty of July twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, and second article of treaty of September twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, five thousand seven hundred and twenty-four dollars and seventy-seven cents;

For permanent provision for payment of money in lieu of tobacco, iron, and steel, per second article of treaty of September twentieth, eighteen hundred and twenty-eight, and tenth article of treaties of Jnue fifth and seventeenth, eighteen hundred and forty-six, one hundred and seven dollars and thirty-four cents;

For permanent provision for fifty barrels of salt, per second article of treaty of July twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, fifty dollars;

For interest on two hundred and thirty thousand and sixty-four dollars and twenty cents, at five per centum, in conformity with provisions of article seven of treaties of June fifth and seventeenth, eighteen hundred and forty-six, eleven thousand five hundred and three dollars and twenty-one cents; in all, nineteen thousand five hundred and thirty-two dollars and twelve cents.

QUAPAWS.

For education, per third article of treaty of May thirteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-three, one thousand dollars; for blacksmith and assistants, and tools, iron, and steel for blacksmith shop, per same article and treaty, five hundred dollars; in all, one thousand five hundred dollars: Provided, That the President of the United States shall certify the same to be for the best interests of the Indians.

SACS AND FOXES OF THE MISSISSIPPI.

For permanent annuity, in goods or otherwise, per third article of treaty of November third, eighteen hundred and four, one thousand dollars; for interest on two hundred thousand dollars, at five per centum, per second article of treaty of October twenty-first, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, ten thousand dollars; for interest on eight hundred thousand dollars, at five per centum, per second article of treaty of October eleventh, eighteen hundred and forty-two, forty thousand dollars: Provided, That the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars of this amount shall be used for the pay of a physician and for purchase of medicine; in all, fifty-one thousand dollars.

SACS AND FOXES OF THE MISSOURI.

For interest on one hundred and fifty-seven thousand four hundred dollars, at five per centum, under the direction of the President, per second article of treaty of October twenty-first, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, seven thousand eight hundred and seventy dollars;

For support of a school, per fifth article of treaty of March sixth, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, two hundred dollars; in all, eight thousand and seventy dollars.

SEMINOLES.

For five per centum interest on two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be paid as annuity, per eighth article of treaty of August seventh, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, twelve thousand five hundred dollars;

For five per centum interest on two hundred and fifty thousand dollars, to be paid as annuity (they having joined their brethren West),

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per eighth article of treaty of August seventh, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, twelve thousand five hundred dollars;

For interest on fifty thousand dollars, at the rate of five per centum per annum, to be paid annually for the support of schools, as per third article of treaty of March twenty-first, eighteen hundred and sixty-six, two thousand five hundred dollars;

For interest on twenty thousand dollars, at the rate of five per centum per annum, to be paid annually for the support of the Seminole government, as per same article, same treaty, one thousand dollars; in all, twenty-eight thousand five hundred dollars.

SENECAS OF NEW YORK.

For permanent annuity, in lieu of interest on stock, per act of February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, six thousand dollars;

For interest, in lieu of investment, on seventy-five thousand dollars, at five per centum, per act of June twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and forty-six, three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; For interest, at five per centum, on forty-three thousand and fifty dollars transferred from the Ontario Bank to the United States Treasury, per act of June twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred forty-six, two thousand one hundred and fifty-two dollars and fifty cents; in all, eleven thousand nine hundred and two dollars and fifty cents.

SHOSHONES AND BANNOCKS.

SHOSHONES: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith, as per tenth article of treaty of July third eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, five thousand dollars;

For pay of second blacksmith, and such iron and steel and other materials as may be required, as per eighth article of same treaty, one thousand dollars;

BANNOCKS: For pay of physician, teacher, carpenter, miller, engineer, farmer, and blacksmith, as per tenth article of treaty of July third, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, five thousand dollars; in all, eleven thousand dollars.

SIX NATIONS OF NEW YORK.

For permanent annuity, in clothing and other useful articles, per sixth article of treaty of November eleventh, seventeen hundred and ninety-four, four thousand five hundred dollars.

SIOUX OF DIFFERENT TRIBES, INCLUDING SANTEE SIOUX OF NEBRASKA.

For pay of five teachers, one physician, one carpenter, one miller, one engineer, two farmers, and one blacksmith, per thirteenth article of treaty of April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, ten thousand four hundred dollars;

For pay of second blacksmith, and furnishing iron, steel, and other material, per eighth article of same treaty, one thousand six hundred dollars;

For pay of additional employees at the several agencies for the Sioux in Nebraska and in North Dakota and South Dakota, eighty-five thousand dollars;

For subsistence of the Sioux, and for purposes of their civilization, as per agreement ratified by act of Congress approved February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven, seven hundred

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thousand dollars: 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: And provided further, That the number of rations issued shall not exceed the number of Indians on each reservation, and any excess in the number of rations issued shall be disallowed in the settlement of the agent’s account: Provided further, That the unexpended balance for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five is hereby appropriated and made available for nineteen hundred and six;

For support and maintenance of day and industrial schools, including erection and repairs of school buildings, in accordance with article seven of the treaty of April twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, which article is continued in force for twenty years by section seventeen of the act of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, two hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars; in all, one million and twenty-two thousand dollars. (Quick Bear v. Leupp, 210 U. S., 50.)

SIOUX, YANKTON TRIBE.

For seventeenth of twenty installments (last series), to be paid to them or expended for their benefit, per fourth article of treaty of April nineteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, fifteen thousand dollars;

For subsistence and civilization of Yankton Sioux, heretofore provided for in appropriations under “Fulfilling treaty with Sioux of different tribes,” and so forth, thirty thousand dollars; in all, forty-five thousand dollars.

SPOKANES.

For pay of a blacksmith and carpenter to do necessary work and to instruct the said Indians in those trades, one thousand dollars each, per sixth article of agreement with said Indians, dated March eighteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, ratified by act of Congress approved July thirteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, two thousand dollars.

CONFEDERATED BANDS OF UTES.

For pay of two carpenters, two millers, two farmers, and two black-smiths, as per tenth article of treaty of October seventh, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, and fifteenth article of treaty of March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-eight, six thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars;

For pay of two teachers, as per same article of same treaty, one thousand eight hundred dollars;

For purchase of iron and steel and the necessary tools for black-smith shop, per ninth article of same treaty, two hundred and twenty dollars;

For annual amount for the purchase of beef, mutton, wheat, flour, beans, and potatoes, or other necessary articles of food, as per twelfth article of same treaty, thirty thousand dollars;

For pay of employees at the several Ute agencies, fifteen thousand dollars; in all, fifty-three thousand seven hundred and forty dollars.

WINNEBAGOES.

For interest on eight hundred and four thousand nine hundred and nine dollars and seventeen cents, at five per centum per annum, per fourth article of treaty of November first, eighteen hundred and

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thirty-seven, and joint resolution of July seventeenth, eighteen hundred and sixty-two, forty thousand two hundred and forty-five dollars and forty-five cents; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby directed to expend said interest for the support, education, and civilization of said Indians;

For interest on seventy-eight thousand three hundred and forty dollars and forty-one cents, at five per centum per annum, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior for the erection of houses, improvement of their allotments of land, purchase of stock, agricultural implements, seeds, and other beneficial objects, three thousand nine hundred and seventeen dollars and two cents; in all, forty-four thousand one hundred and sixty-two dollars and forty-even cents.

MISCELLANEOUS SUPPORTS AND GRATUITIES.

For subsistence and civilization of the Apaches, Kiowas, Comanches, Wichitas, and affiliated bands who have been collected in the reservations set apart for their use and occupation, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Arapahoes and Cheyennes who have been collected on the reservations set apart for their use and occupation, thirty-five thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Chippewas of Lake Superior, Wisconsin, to be expended for agricultural and educational purposes; pay of employees, including pay of physician, at one thousand two hundred dollars; purchase of goods and provisions, and for such other purposes as may be deemed for the best interest of said Indians, seven thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewas , North Dakota, including seeds, thirteen thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the confederated tribes and bands in middle Oregon, and for pay of employees, four thousand dollars.

To furnish such articles of food as, from time to time, the condition and necessities of the Crow Indians may require, fifteen thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the D’Wamish and other allied tribes in Washington, including pay of employees, five thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Indians at Flathead Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, nine thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Apache and other Indians in Arizona and New Mexico who have been or may be collected on reservations in Arizona and New Mexico, two hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars: Provided, That the unexpended balance for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five is hereby appropriated and made available for nineteen hundred and six.

For support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Belknap Agency, Montana, including pay of employees, twenty thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Shoshones and Bannocks and other Indians of the Fort Hall Reservation in Idaho, including pay of employees, twenty thousand dollars.

For the support and civilization of Indians at Fort Berthold Agency, including pay of employees, twenty thousand dollars.

For the construction of fence on said Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to be immediately available, five thousand dollars: Provided, That so far as it can be done Indians of said reservation shall be exclusively employed in the construction of said fence.

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For support and civilization of the Indians at Fort Peck Agency, including pay of employees, fifty thousand dollars.

For support, civilization, and instruction of the Shoshones, Bannocks, Sheepeaters, and other Indians of the Lemhi Agency, Idaho, including pay of employees, ten thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Klamaths, Modocs, and other Indians of the Klamath Agency, Oregon, including pay of employees, five thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Kansas Indians, Oklahoma Territory, including agricultural assistance and pay of employees, two thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Kickapoo Indians in Oklahoma Territory, two thousand dollars.

For the purchase of teams, farming implements, seeds, and other necessary articles for the Mexican Kickapoo Indians, known as the “Kicking Kickapoos,” in Oklahoma Territory, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, three thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Makahs, Washington, including pay of employees, two thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Mission Indians in California, including pay of employees, five thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Northern Indians, California, ten thousand dollars.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to investgate through an inspector or otherwise existing conditions of the California Indians and to report to Congress at the next session some plan to improve the same.

For fencing division line between the relinquished and diminished portions of the Round Valley Indian Reservation, California, two thousand five hundred dollars, to be reimbursed to the Treasury of the United States out of any money received from the sale of the said relinquished lands.

For purchase of agricultural implements, and support and civilization of Joseph’s Band of Nez Perce Indians, one thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Indians of Pima Agency, Arizona, forty thousand dollars, ten thousand dollars of which shall be made immediately available, to be expended for their benefit in such manner as the Secretary of the Interior, in his discretion, may deem best.

For support and civilization of the Ponca Indians, including pay of employees, ten thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Qui-nai-elts and Quil-leh-utes, including pay of employees, one thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Shoshone Indians in Wyoming, fifteen thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Indians of the Western Shoshone Agency, Nevada, including pay of employees, eight thousand dollars.

For purchase of teams, farming implements, seeds, and other necessary articles for the Big Jim’s Band of Absentee Shawnee Indians in Oklahoma Territory, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, two thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Sioux of Devils Lake, North Dakota, ten thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of the Walla Walla, Cayuse, and Umatilla tribes, Oregon, including pay of employees, three thousand dollars.

For support and civilization of Yakimas, and other Indians at said agency, including pay of employees, eight thousand dollars.

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GENERAL INCIDENTAL EXPENSES OF THE INDIAN SERVICE.

ARIZONA: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Arizona, including traveling expenses of agents, one thousand five hundred dollars.

CALIFORNIA: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in California, including traveling expenses of agents, and support and civilization of Indians at the Round Valley, Hoopa Valley, and Tule River agencies, four thousand dollars; and pay of employees at same agencies, eight thousand dollars; in all, twelve thousand dollars.

COLORADO: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Colorado, including traveling expenses of agents, five hundred dollars.

IDAHO: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Idaho, including traveling expenses of agents, five hundred dollars.

INDIAN TERRITORY: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in the Indian Territory, and for pay of employees, eighteen thousand dollars.

MONTANA: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Montana, including traveling expenses of agents and pay of employees, eight thousand five hundred dollars.

NEVADA: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Nevada, including traveling expenses of agents, and support and civilization of Indians located on the Piute, Walker River, and Pyramid Lake reservations, five thousand dollars; and pay of employees, including physician at the Walker River Reservation, at nine hundred dollars, four thousand nine hundred dollars; in all, nine thousand nine hundred dollars.

NEW MEXICO: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in New Mexico, including traveling expenses of agents, one thousand dollars.

NORTH DAKOTA: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in North Dakota, including traveling expenses of agents at three agencies, one thousand dollars.

OREGON: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Oregon, including traveling expenses of agents, and support and civilization of Indians of Grande Ronde and Siletz agencies, three thousand dollars; and pay of employees at the same agencies, three thousand dollars; and all, six thousand dollars.

SOUTH DAKOTA: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in South Dakota, including traveling expenses of agents at seven agencies, two thousand five hundred dollars.

For clerical work and stationery in the office of the United States surveyor general required on surveys within the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, three thousand two hundred dollars.

UTAH: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Utah, including traveling expenses of agents, one thousand dollars.

WASHINGTON: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Washington, including traveling expenses of agents, and support and civilization of Indians at Colville and Puyallup agencies, and for pay of employees, twelve thousand dollars.

WYOMING: For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Wyoming, including traveling expenses of agents, five hundred dollars.

MISCELLANEOUS.

For clerical and incidental expenses of the United States inspector’s office, Indian Territory, in accordance with the provisions of section twenty-seven of the act of June twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and

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ninety-eight, entitled “An act for the protection of the people of the Indian Territory, and for other purposes,” ten thousand dollars.

For pay of confidential clerk in office of Commissioner of Indian Affairs, at the rate of one hundred and fifty dollars per month, one thousand eight hundred dollars, to be immediately available.

To pay all expenses incident to completion of the survey, platting, and appraisement of town sites in the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Cherokee Nations, Indian Territory, under the provisions of an act of June twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and all acts amendatory thereof or supplemental thereto, ten thousand dollars, the same to be immediately available: Provided, That the several townsite commissions in the Choctaw, Chickasaw, Creek, and Cherokee Nations shall, upon the completion of the appraisement of the town lots in their respective nations, be abolished by the Secretary of the Interior at such time as in his judgment it is considered proper; and all unfinished work of such commissions, the sale of town lots at public auctions, disposition of contests, the determination of the rights of claimants, and the closing up of all other minor matters appertaining thereto shall be performed by the Secretary of the Interior under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe: Provided further, That all unsold lots, the disposition of which is required by public auction, shall be offered for sale and disposed of from time to time by the Secretary of the Interior for the best obtainable price as will in his judgment best subserve the interests of the several tribes; and the various provisions of law in conflict herewith are modified accordingly.

of intruders, Five Civilized Tribes: For the purpose of removing intruders and placing allottees in unrestricted possession of their allotments, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, fifteen thousand dollars.

For clerical work and labor connected with the sale and leasing of Creek and the leasing of Cherokee lands, fifteen thousand dollars.

For special clerical force in the office of the United States Indian Agent, Union Agency, and miscellaneous expenses in connection with entering of remittances received on account of payments of town lots and issuance of patents, and conveying same, six thousand dollars.

For the completion of the work heretofore required by law to be done by the Commission to the Five, Civilized Tribes, and the provisions for investigations herein contained, two hundred thousand dollars. Said appropriation to be disbursed under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That the work of completing the unfinished business, if any, of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes shall devolve upon the Secretary of the Interior, and that all the powers heretofore granted to the said Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes are hereby conferred upon the said Secretary on and after the first of July, nineteen hundred and five.1


1  Martin v. U. S., 168 Fed. 198; U. S. ex rel. Lowe v. Fisher, 223 U. S., 95; Ross v. Stewart, 227 U. S., 534.

It shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to investigate, or cause to be investigated, any lease of allotted land in the Indian Territory which he has reason to believe has been obtained by fraud, or in violation of the terms of existing agreements with any of the Five Civilized Tribes, and he shall in any such case where in his opinion the evidence warrants it refer the matter to the Attorney General for suit in the proper United States court to cancel the same, and in all cases where it may appear to the court that any lease was obtained by fraud, or in violation of such agreements, judgments shall be rendered canceling the same upon such terms and conditions as equity may prescribe, and it shall be allowable in cases where all parties in interest consent thereto to modify any lease and to continue the

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same as modified: Provided, No lease made by any administrator, executor, guardian, or curator which has been investigated by and has received the approval of the United States court having jurisdiction of the proceeding shall be subject to suit or proceeding by the Secretary of the Interior or Attorney General: Provided further, No lease made by any administrator, executor, guardian, or curator shall be valid or enforcible without the approval of the court having jurisdiction of the proceeding.1


1   U. S. v. Allen, 171 Fed., 907.

To enable the President to cause, under the provisions of the act of February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, entitled, “An act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians,” such Indian reservations as in his judgment are advantageous for agricultural and grazing purposes to be surveyed or resurveyed, for the purposes of said act, and to complete the allotment of the same, including the necessary clerical work incident thereto in the field and in the Office of Indian Affairs, and delivery of trust patents, so far as allotments shall have been selected under said act, forty thousand dollars.

For construction of ditches and reservoirs, purchase and use of irrigating tools and appliances, and purchase of water rights on Indian reservations, in the discretion of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior and subject to his control, one hundred and eighty-five thousand dollars, of which twenty-five thousand dollars shall be made immediately available: Provided, That the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, may employ such superintendents of irrigation, who shall be skilled irrigation engineers, not to exceed four, as in his judgment may be necessary to secure the construction of ditches and other irrigation works in a substantial and workmanlike manner.

For survey and subdivision of Indian reservations and of lands to be allotted to Indians, and to make allotments in severalty, to be expended by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, twenty-five thousand dollars. And the President is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to allot the lands of any tribes of Indians to the individual members thereof whenever, in his judgment, it is advantageous for such Indians that such allotments be made: Provided, That any allotments which may be made of the Osage Reservation in Oklahoma Territory shall be made subject to the terms and conditions of the lease herein authorized, the same being a renewal as to a part of the premises covered by a certain lease dated March sixteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-six, given by the Osage Nation of Indians to Edwin B. Foster and approved by the Secretary of the Interior and now owned by the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company under assignments approved by the Secretary of the Interior, which said lease and all subleases thereof duly executed on or before December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and four or executed after that date based upon contracts made prior thereto, and which have been or shall be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, to the extent of six hundred and eighty thousand acres in the aggregate, are hereby extended for the period of ten years from the sixteenth day of March, nineteen hundred and six, with all the conditions of said original lease except that from and after the sixteenth day of March, nineteen hundred and six, the royalty to be paid on gas shall be one hundred dollars per annum on each gas well, instead of fity dollars as now provided in said lease, and except that the President of the United States shall determine the amount of royalty to be paid for oil. Said determination shall be evidenced by filing with the Secretary of the Interior on or before December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and five, such

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determination; and the Secretary of the Interior shall immediately mail to the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil Company and each sublessee a copy thereof.1


1  Leahy v. Indian Terr. Illuminating Oil Co., 135 Pac., 416; Barnsdall Oil Co. v. Leahy, 195 Fed., 731.

That there shall be created an Osage Townsite Commission consisting of three members, one of whom shall be the United States Indian agent at the Osage Agency, one to be appointed by the chief executive of the Osage Tribe and one by the Secretary of the Interior, who shall receive such compensation as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe to be paid out of the proceeds of the sale of the lots sold under this act

That the Secretary of the Interior shall reserve from selection and allotment the south half of section four and the north half of section nine, township twenty-five north, range nine east, of the Indian meridian, including the town of Pawhuska, which, except the land occupied by the Indian school buildings, the agency reservoir, the agent’s office, the council building, and the residences of agency employees, and a twenty acre tract of land including the Pawhuska cemetery, shall be surveyed, appraised and laid off into lots, blocks, streets, and alleys by said town site commission, under rules and regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, business lots to be twenty-five feet wide and residence of lots fifty feet wide, and sold at public auction, after due advertisement, to the highest bidder by said townsite commission, under such rules and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, and the proceeds of such sale shall be placed to the credit of the Osage Tribe of Indians: Provided, That said lots shall be appraised at their real value exclusive of improvements thereon or adjacent thereto, and the improvements appraised separately: And provided further, That any person, church, school or other association in possession of any of said lots and having permanent improvements thereon, shall have a preference right to purchase the same at the appraised value, but in case the owner of the improvements refuses or neglects to purchase the same, then such lots shall be sold at public auction at not less than the appraised value, the purchaser at such sale to have the right to take possession of the same upon paying the occuplant the appraised value of the improvements. There shall in like manner be reserved from selection and allotment one hundred and sixty acres of land, to conform to the public surveys, including the buildings now used by the licensed traders and others, for a town site at the town of Hominy; and the south half of the northwest quarter and the north half of the southwest quarter of section seven, township twenty-four north, range six east, for a town site at the town of Fairfax, and the northeast corner, section thirteen, township twenty-four, range five east, consisting of ten acres, to be used for cemetery purposes; and two town sites of one hundred and sixty acres each on the line of the Midland Valley Railroad Company adjacent to stations on said line, not less than ten miles from Pawhuska. And the town lots at said towns of Fairfax and Hominy and at said town sites on line of the Midland Valley Railroad shall be surveyed, appraised and sold the same as provided for town lots in the town of Pawhuska.2


2  34 L. D. 418.

That the disbursing clerk of the Department of Justice be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to pay out of the unexpended balances of the apprpriations for “Salaries and expenses, Choctaw and Chickasaw Citizenship Court,” such expenses as were incurred by the bailiff, reporter, and stenographers of the said court for subsistence while in the performance of their duties at the headquarters of the said court, and which remain unpaid by reason of a decision of the Comptroller of the Treasury, whether such expenses were actually paid by the disbursing clerk and disallowed by the accounting officers

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of the Treasury or payment refused by the disbursing clerk in the first instance.

To maintain at the city of Omaha, Nebraska, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, a warehouse for the receipt, storage, and shipping of goods for the Indian Service, ten thousand dollars.

To maintain at the city of Saint Louis, Missouri, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, a warehouse for the receipt, storage, and shipping of goods for the Indian Service, ten thousand dollars.

The the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to place to the credit of Howell P. Myton the sum of seven hundred and ninety-six dollars and fourteen cents, being the amount charged against him as money paid to unlawfully enrolled members of said tribes while Indian agent, Uintah and Ouray Agency, Utah, during his term of service ending March thirty-first, nineteen hundred and three.

For the resurvey and subdivision of a portion of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, in the State of Montana, seventeen thousand dollars.

For payment of certain squatters on the Turtle Mountain Reservation for their improvements, namely, Francois Le Forte, five hundred and ten dollars; Corbet Bercier, six hundred and thirty dollars; William Bercier, three hundred and fifty-eight dollars; and Joseph Bercier, two hundred and seventy-five dollars; in all, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-three dollars: Provided, That they shall upon payment relinquish all claim to the lands they are occupying and remove from the reservation at such time as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

To pay Albert M. Anderson, formerly agent at the Colville Agency, State of Washington, for expenses incurred in bringing a delegation of Colville Indians from the Colville Agency to Washington and return in January, nineteen hundred, as approved by the Secretary of the Interior, six hundred and two dollars and fifty cents.

To enable the President to cause, under the provisions of the act of March second, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, entitled “An act to divide a portion of the reservation of the Sioux Nation of Indians in Dakota into separate reservations and to secure the relinquishment of the Indian title to the remainder, and for other purposes,” to be allotted the lands in said separate reservations as provided in said act, including the necessary resurveys, ten thousand dollars.

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, and for necessary expense of transporting insane Indians to and from said asylum, twenty-five thousand dollars.

For pay of one special attorney for the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, one thousand five hundred dollars, and for necessary traveling and incidental expenses of said attorney for the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico, five hundred dollars; in all, two thousand dollars.

For payment to J. Hale Sypher, out of any funds in the Treasury of the United States belonging to the Choctaw Nation, five thousand dollars, being in full settlement of the claim of the said Sypher against the said Choctaw Nation growing out of legal services performed by him under and by virtue of a certain agreement made and entered into between the legally authorized commissioners of said nation and said Sypher on the seventh day of November, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, in accordance with the findings of the Court of Claims made in pursuance of the reference of the claim of the said J. Hale Sypher to the said Court of Claims for adjudication, under the act of Congress of April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four, being “An act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various

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Indian tribes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes,” which said sum the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to immediately pay to the said J. Hale Sypher upon execution by him of a receipt in full for all claims against the said Choctaw Nation for legal and professional services rendered by him to said nation under the agreement aforesaid.

That all actions against Indians or their property in the Territory of Oklahoma, whose affairs are under the supervision of Indian agents or bonded superintendents, shall be brought in the district court of the county in which the Indian resides.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to reimburse, as heretofore approved by him, to Axel Jacobson, the sum of two hundred and forty-three dollars actually expended by him in feeding, clothing, and caring for twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Wittemberg, Wisconsin, from July first to August twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five.

The President is hereby authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee to Ira M. Jones, an Ottawa allottee, for a part of the land heretofore allotted to him in the Indian Tertitory, to wit: The northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section thirty, township twenty-eight north, range twenty-three east, of the Indian meridian, and all restrictions as to the sale, encumbrance, or taxation of said land are hereby removed.

That Joseph E. Milot, citizen Pottawatomie allottee numbered one hundred and forty-four, to whom a trust patent has been issued containing restrictions upon the alienation, may sell and convey the unsold portion of his allotment, but such conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and when so approved shall convey full title to the purchaser the same as if a final patent without restrictions had been issued to the allottee.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee simple to W. E. Hardy, Amelia Clavier, Melinda Harris, William Hardy, W. F. S. Hardy, and members of the Kansas Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma, for the land heretofore allotted to her in the Territory of Oklahoma and described as follows: Lot six of section seven, and the north half of the southwest one-quarter of section eight, all in township twenty-seven, range four, containing one hundred and fifty-five acres, and the west half of the southwest one-quarter and the northwest one-quarter of section twenty-one, township twenty-eight, range five, containing two hundred and forty acres, all on the Kansas Reservation in Oklahoma Territory.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to issue patents in fee to Okemah and his wife Thithequa, Wahnahkethehah, Noten, Tahpahthea, Shuckequah, and Neconopit, members of the Kickapoo Tribe heretofore allotted in the Territory of Oklahoma for lands so allotted to them, in said Territory, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said land are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patient in fee to W. T. Whittaker for the land heretofore allotted to him in the Cherokee Nation, as follows: The west one-half of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section seventeen, township twenty-one north, range nineteen east, and the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section seventeen, township twenty-one north, range nineteen east, containing thirty acres.

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That the following-named allottees of lands in the Quapaw Agency, Indian Territory, are authorized upon approval of the Secretary of Interior, to alienate certain portions of their allotments therein described, as follows: Henry Hicks, lot numbered three, containing three acres, more or less, and Philip R. Dawson, lot numbered four, containing twenty-eight acres, all in section thirty, township twenty-seven north of range twenty-four east.

That all restrictions on lands of adopted full blood adult white allottees in the Quapaw Agency are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to set apart a tract of land not exceeding one hundred and twenty acres in extent, immediately adjacent to the lands now owned by the Keller and Indiana Consolidated Smelting Company, in the south half of the Colville Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, suitable in its location for a town site, and that he cause the same to be conveyed to such person as may be designated by said company to receive title thereto, upon payment by said company of such price as may be fixed by him, and that the money received therefrom shall be deposited in the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Colville Indians.1


1  U. S. v. Moore, 161 Fed., 513.

That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized to issue a fee–simple patent to Henry Guitar, an Omaha Indian, for lands heretofore allotted to him in Nebraska, to wit, the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter, and lot four, section fifteen, township twenty-five north, range six east, of the sixth principal meridian, Nebraska, and all restrictions as to the sale, encumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee to Susan E. Hines, a member of the Sisseton and Wahpeton Tribe of Indians, for the land heretofore allotted to her in Roberts County, in the State of South Dakota, and all restrictions as to sale, encumbrance, or taxation of said land is hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and hereby is, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee to Long Jim for the lands heretofore allotted to him by the Secretary of the Interior on April eleventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, as modified and changed by Department order of April twentieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, under and by virtue of the agreement concluded July seventh, eighteen hundred and eighty-three, by and between the Secretary of the Interior and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and Chief Moses and other Indians of the Columbia and Colville reservations, commonly known as the “Moses agreement,” accepted, ratified, and confirmed by the act of Congress approved July fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-four (Twenty-third Statutes, pages seventy-nine and eighty), and under the decision of the General Land Office of July ninth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, affirmed by the Department of the Interior January sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, to wit: the northeast quarter, northeast quarter of the southeast quarter and lot one of section eleven, the northwest quarter and southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section twelve, lot one of section fourteen, and lots one and two of section thirteen, township twenty-seven north, range twenty-two east, Willamette meridian, Washington, free of all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation.2


2  Starr v. Long Jim, 227 U. S., 613.

That Cornelius Doxtater, Oneida allottee numbered three hundred and ninety, to whom trust patent has been issued containing restrictions upon alienation, may sell and convey any portion of his allotment, but such conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and when so approved shall convey a full title

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to the purchaser of the same as if a final patient without restrictions had been issued to the allottee.

That Paith-tite, Kiowa allottee numbered twenty-six hundred and eighty-seven, to whom a trust patent has been issued containing restrictions upon alienation, may sell and convey not exceeding ten acres of his allotment, and that Otto Wells, Comanche allottee numbered one hundred and two, to whom a similar patent has been issued, may sell and convey not exceeding eighty acres of his allotment, but that such conveyances shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and when so approved shall convey full title to the purchasers the same as if a final patent, without restrictions, had been issued to the respective allottees.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee simple to William Lyons, a Chippewa Indian, for the lands heretofore allotted to him on the Fond du Lac Reservation, in the State of Minnesota, to wit: the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter and the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section twenty-one, township forty-nine north, range seventeen west of the fourth principal meridian, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee to Theresa Anderson, allottee, of allotment of the lands of the Ponca Indian Reservation in Boyd County, Nebraska, numbered twelve, being the southeast quarter and the north one-half of the southwest quarter, and the south one-half of the northwest quarter of section eight, in township thirty-three north of range eleven west of the sixth principal meridian, in the county of Boyd, in the State of Nebraska; and all restrictions as to the sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the President be, and he hereby is, authorized to issue a patent in fee to Jennie M. Brown, a member of the Sisseton and Wahpeton band of Sioux Indians, for lands heretofore allotted to her in the State of South Dakota, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That Louisa Morgan and Mrs. Mandan (Wanyagwankewin), Yankton Sioux allottees, to whom trust patents have been issued containing restrictions upon alienation, may sell and convey all, or any part of their allotments, but that such conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and when so approved, shall convey full title to the purchaser, the same as if final patent, without restriction, had been issued to said allottees.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee simple to Abraham Elm, an Oneida Indian, for the lands heretofore allotted to him in the State of Wisconsin, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized in his discretion to issue a patent in fee simple to Simon Antone, an Oneida Indian, for the lands heretofore allotted to him in the State of Wisconsin, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That William T. Selwyn, a Yankton Sioux Indian, may purchase, upon such terms and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, a tract of not exceeding thirty-eight and sixty-one one-hundredths acres from the lands reserved for the Yankton Agency, South Dakota, including the land upon which the improvements of the said Selwyn are located, described as follows: Northeast quarter (lot five) of southwest quarter of section twenty-seven, township ninety-four, of range sixty-four, and the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to convey said tract to the said Selwyn by patent in fee.

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That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized in his discretion to issue a patent in fee to Frank Meecham, a Yakima Indian, whose allotment is numbered eleven hundred and thirty-four, for the east half of the northeast quarter of section fifteen, township eleven north, range nineteen east, of the Willamette meridian, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrances, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered to issue patents in fee simple to the following-named persons for the following tracts of land, respectively, the same being allottees on the Sisseton Indian Reservation of South Dakota, to wit: To Samuel J. Brown, junior, lot five, section twenty-four, township one hundred and twenty-five north, range fifty west, fifth principal meridian; the south half of the southwest quarter of section twenty-nine, and the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section thirty-two, township one hundred and twenty-six north, range fifty west. To Phoebe S. Lowe, formerly Phoebe S. Brown, the southwest quarter of the southwest quarter of section twenty-four, township one hundred and twenty-five north, range fifty west; the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter, the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section thirty-two, and the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section twenty-nine, township one hundred and twenty-six north, range fifty west. To Lillian S. Clay, formerly Lillian S. Brown, lot one, section twenty-five, township one hundred and twenty-five north, range fifty west; the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter, the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section thirty-two, and the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section twenty-nine, township one hudred and twenty-six north, range fifty west. And all provisions restricting or limiting the issue of patent or alienation of said lands by said allottees are hereby repealed so far as they conflict with this act.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized at his discretion to issue patents in fee to Henry Meagher, a Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian, for the lands heretofore allotted to him in the Territory of Oklahoma, to wit: The southwest quarter of section thirty-two, township eleven north, of range seven west, of the Indian meridian; and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrances, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue patents in fee to Jennet Jackson, formerly Jennie Meagher, a Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian, for the lands heretofore allotted to her in the Territory of Oklahoma, to wit: The ortheast quarter of section thirty-one, township eleven north, of range seven west, of the Indian meridian; and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrances, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue patents in fee to Maggie Meagher, Cheyenne and Arapaho Indian, for the lands heretofore allotted to her in the Territory of Oklahoma, to wit: The southeast quarter of section thirty-one, township eleven north, of range seven west, of the Indian meridian; and all restrictions as to the sale, incumbrances, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee simple to Jefferson Goulette, for the lands heretofore allotted to him in the State of South Dakota, to wit: the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter, or lots numbered three, four, and five of section thirty-one, township ninety-seven north, range sixty-four west, of the fifth principal meridian, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

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That Josephine Lillie is hereby given and granted the absolute, unqualified fee-simple title to the west half of the northwest quarter of section ten, in township ten north, range twenty east, of the Willamette meridian, in the Yakima Indian Reservation in the State of Washington, under patent heretofore issued to her by the United States of America, bearing date July tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, which patent is recorded in volume fifty-two, page two hundred and thirty-five, in the records of the General Land Office, free and clear from any trust or reservation, and with full power in her to sell and convey the same, free from any trust or reservation, and that a patent in due form of law shall be issued to her, her heirs and assigns, by the United States of America, giving, granting, and conveying to her the absolute fee-simple title thereto, free and clear from any trusts or reservations, and with full power in her to dispose of the same without restriction. And the provisions of the act of Congress approved February eighth, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven (Twenty-fourth Statutes, page three hundred and eighty-eight), as amended by the act of February twenty-eighth, eighteen hundred and ninety-one (Twenty-sixth Statutes, page seven hundred and ninety-four), shall not hereafter apply to or affect the said real property, and the patent here to issued to her, bearing date July tenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and recorded in volume fifty-two, page two hundred and thirty-five, in the records of the General Land Office, be, and the same is hereby, canceled and held for naught.

That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to issue a patent in fee to Mrs. Kiva C. Lewis, Rosebud allottee numbered thirty-nine hundred and eighty-six, for the lands heretofore allotted to her, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That all restrictions as to the sale, incumbrance, or taxation of the lands heretofore allotted or that may hereafter be allotted to Mrs. Jennie O. Morton, of Ramona, Indian Territory, or to Fred. A. Kerr, of Hereford, Indian Territory, both citizens of the Cherokee Nation, and duly enrolled as such, be, and the same hereby are, removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and empowered to issue a patent to Henry A. Quinn for the east half of the northwest quarter, the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter, and the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section thirty-two, township one hundred and twenty-five north, range fifty west of the fifth principal meridian, South Dakota.1


1   Otto Monson v. S. J. Simonson, 231 U. S. 341.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to issue a patent in fee to Benjamin McBride, Yankton Sioux allottee, for the lands heretofore allotted him in South Dakota, and all restrictions as to the sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue a patent in fee to Louisa Quinn Miller, a member of the Sisseton and Wahpeton Band of Sioux Indians, for lands heretofore allotted to her in the State of South Dakota, and all restrictions as to sale, incumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered to set apart a tract of land not exceeding twenty acres in extent on the land reserved for agency purposes on the Yankton Indian Reservation, in the State of South Dakota, for the perpetual use of the Yankton Tribe of Sioux Indians for a park and site for a monument or monuments to the memory of deceased Yankton Sioux chiefs and eminent members of their said tribe whose memory they may desire to perpetuate.

That the resolutions of the Seminole council, passed and approved on April eighteenth, nineteen hundred, accepting and ratifying the

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contract and sale made by the Seminole town-site commissioners to John F. Brown, of the unsold lots in the town of Wewoka, Indian Territory, for the sum of twelve thousand dollars, and also providing for the distribution of the said money among the Seminole people per capita, be, and the same is hereby, ratified and confirmed.

That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to sell and convey a patent to the diocese of Duluth for one hundred and sixty acres of land in the Chippewa Reservation of Minnesota, within the county of Cass, in said State, to be used as a site for a mission church to be established and maintained by said diocese of Duluth, said land to be selected by the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That such sale does not conflict with any prior claim to such land. Such land to be sold for one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, and the timber, if any, on said land to be sold at such price as may be determined by the Secretary of the Interior, the proceeds of said land and timber to be placed to the credit of the Chippewas of Mississippi.1


1  34 L. D., 708.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to issue patents in fee to Rosa Rice and Thomas Quinn, Sisseton allottees, for the lands heretofore allotted to them in South Dakota, and that he be authorized, in his discretion, to issue a patent in fee to Alice Powless, an Oneida allottee, to lands heretofore allotted to her in Wisconsin, and all restrictions as to sale, encumbrance, and taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized, in his discretion, to issue fee simple patents to Antoine Cabney and Carroll Farley, Omaha Indians, for lands heretofore allotted them in Nebraska, and all restrictions as to the sale, encumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

That Runs Bowing or William Elk, Ponca allottee numbered eighty-four, to whom a trust patent has been issued for lands heretofore allotted to him in Nebraska containing restrictions upon alienation, may sell and convey a tract of land lying on both sides of the right of way of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, not exceeding five acres, but that such conveyance shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, and when so approved shall convey full title to the purchaser the same as if a final patent without restrictions had been issued to the allottee.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he hereby is, authorized, in his discretion, to issue a patent in fee to John Thompson, a Santee Sioux Indian, in lieu of the trust patent heretofore issued to him for the lands in Nebraska, and all restrictions as to sale, encumbrance, or taxation of said lands are hereby removed.

To enable the Secretary of the Interior to purchase, for the use and benefit of the Mille Lac Indians, lot numbered four in section twenty-eight, township forty-three north, of range twenty-seven west of the fourth principal meridian, Minnesota, reserved by joint resolution of Congress of May twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, as a perpetual burial place for the Mille Lac Indians, five hundred dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, the person or persons holding the legal title to said lot to deed the same by warranty deed to the United States in trust for the use and benefit of the Mille Lac Indians.

That the lands now held by the various villages or pueblos of Pueblo Indians, or by individual members thereof, within Pueblo reservations or lands, in the Territory of New Mexico, and all personal property furnished said Indians by the United States, or used in cultivating said lands, and any cattle and sheep now possessed or that may hereafter be acquired by said Indians shall be free and exempt from taxation of

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any sort whatsoever, including taxes heretofore levied, if any, until Congress shall otherwise provide.

That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to return to the several purchasers of the pine timber from the lands of the ceded Chippewa Indian reservations, in the State of Minnesota, all or such parts of the moneys heretofore or hereafter severally deposited with their sealed bids, being twenty per centum of the amount of such bids, at sales held, or to be held, under the act of January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine, as amended by act of June twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, as the Secretary of the Interior may determine such purchasers entitled to after the completion of their contracts of purchase.

That so much of the act of March third, nineteen hundred and three, as provides that the grazing lands to be set apart for the use of the Unitah, White River Utes, and other Indians on the Uintah Reservation, as provided by public resolution numbered thirty-one of June nineteenth, nineteen hundred and two, shall be confined to the lands south of the Strawberry River, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.

That the time for opening to public entry the unallotted lands on the Uintah Reservation in Utah having been fixed by law as the tenth day of March, nineteen hundred and five, it is hereby provided that the time for opening said reservation shall be extended to the first of September, nineteen hundred and five, unless the President shall determine that the same may be opened at an earlier date and that the manner of opening such lands for settlement and entry, and for disposing of the same, shall be as follows: That the said unallotted lands, excepting such tracts as may have been set aside as national forest reserve, and such mineral lands as were disposed of by the act of Congress of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, shall be disposed of under the general provisions of the homestead and town-site laws of the United States, and shall be opened to settlement and entry by proclamation of the President, which proclamation shall prescribe the manner in which these lands may be settled upon, occupied, and entered by persons entitled to make entry thereof; and no person shall be permitted to settle upon, occupy, or enter any of such lands, except as prescribed in said proclamation, until after the expiration of sixty days from the time when the same are thereby opened to settlement and entry: Provided, That the rights of honorably discharged Union soldiers and sailors of the late Civil and the Spanish War or Philippine insurrection, as defined and described in sections twenty-three hundred and four and twenty-three hundred and five of the Revised Statutes, as amended by the act of March first, nineteen hundred and one, shall not be abridged: And provided further, That all lands opened to settlement and entry under this act remaining undisposed of at the expiration of five years from the taking effect of this act shall be sold and disposed of for cash, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, not more than six hundred and forty acres to any one person. The proceeds of the sale of such lands shall be applied as provided in the act of Congress of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, and the acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto.

That before the opening of the Uintah Indian Reservation the President is hereby authorized to set apart and reserve as an addition to the Uintah Forest Reserve, subject to the laws, rules, and regulations governing forest reserves, and subject to the mineral rights granted by the act of Congress of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, such portion of the lands within the Uintah Indian Reservation as he considers necessary, and he may also set apart and reserve any reservoir site or other lands necessary to conserve and protect the water supply for the Indians or for general agricultural

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development, and may confirm such rights to water thereon as have already accrued: Provided, That the proceeds from any timber on such addition as may with safety be sold prior to June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and twenty, shall be paid to said Indians in accordance with the provisions of the act opening the reservation.1


1   U. S. v. Bost., 160 Fed., 132; 38 L. D., 549.

That the Raven Mining Company shall, within sixty days from the passage of this act, file for record, in the office of the recorder of deeds of the county in which its claims are located, a proper certificate of each location; and it shall also, within the same time, file in the office of the Secretary of the Interior, in the city of Washington, said description and a map showing the locations made by it on the Uintah Reservation, Utah, under the act of Congress of May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two (Statutes at Large, volume thirty-two, page two hundred and sixty-three); and thereupon the Secretary of the Interior shall forthwith cause said locations to be inspected and report made, and if found to contain the character of mineral to which said company is entitled by the act of Congress aforesaid and that each of said claims does not exceed the size of a regular mining claim, to wit, six hundred by fifteen hundred feet, he shall issue a patent in fee to the Raven Mining Company for each of said claims: Provided further, That the Florence Mining Company entitled under the act of Congress approved May twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and two, to the preferential right to locate not to exceed six hundred and forty acres of contiguous mineral land in the Uintah Reservation, Utah, shall within sixty days from the passage of this act file in the office of the recorder of deeds of the county in which its location is made a proper description of its claim, and it shall within the same time file in the office of the Secretary of the Interior said description and a map showing the location made by it on the Uintah Reservation, Utah, and thereupon the Secretary of the Interior shall forthwith cause said location to be inspected and report thereon made, and if found not to exceed six hundred and forty acres he shall issue a patent in fee to said company for the said land: And provided further, That the extension of time for opening the unallotted lands to public entry herein granted shall not extend the time to make locations to any person or company heretofore given a preferential right, but the Raven Mining Company and the Florence Mining Company pending the time for opening to public entry the Uintah Reservation shall have the right of ingress and egress to and from their respective properties over and through said reservation.

That in the case entitled “In the matter of enrollment of persons claiming rights in the Cherokee Nation by intermarriage against The United States, Departmental, Numbered Seventy-six,” now pending in the Court of Claims, the said court is hereby authorized and empowered to render final judgment in said case, and either party feeling itself aggrieved by said judgment shall have the right of appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States within thirty days from the filing of said judgment in the Court of Claims. And the said Supreme Court of the United States shall advance said case on its calendar for early hearing.2


2   Red Bird v. U. S., 203 U. S., 76; 40 C. of Cls., 411; 42 C. of Cls., 525.

That Delaware-Cherokee citizens who have made improvements, or were in rightful possession of such improvements upon lands in the Cherokee Nation on April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four, to which there is no valid adverse claim, shall have the right within six months from the date of the approval of this act to dispose of such improvements to other citizens of the Cherokee Nation entitled to select allotments at a valuation to be approved by an official to be designated by the President for that purpose and the amount for

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which said improvements are disposed of, if sold according to the provisions of this act, shall be a lien upon the rents and profits of the land until paid, and such lien may be enforced by the vendor in any court of competent jurisdiction: Provided, That the right of any Delaware-Cherokee citizen to dispose of such improvements shall, before the valuation at which the improvements may be sold, be determined under such regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe.1


1   White v. Starbuck, 133 Pac., 226.

That the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes is hereby authorized for sixty days after the date of the approval of this act to receive and consider applications for enrollment of infant children born prior to September twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and two, and who were living on said date, to citizens by blood of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians whose enrollment has been approved by the Secretary of the Interior prior to the date of the approval of this act; and to enroll and make allotments to such children.

That the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes is authorized for sixty days after the date of the approval of this act to receive and consider applications for enrollment of children born subsequent to September twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and two, and prior to March fourth, nineteen hundred and five, and who were living on said latter date, to citizens by blood of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Tribes of Indians whose enrollment has been approved by the Secretary of the Interior prior to the date of the approval of this act; and to enroll and make allotments to such children.

That the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes is authorized for sixty days after the date of the approval of this act to receive and consider applications for enrollments of children born subsequent to May twenty-five, nineteen hundred and one, and prior to March fourth, nineteen hundred and five, and living on said latter date, to citizens of the Creek Tribe of Indians whose enrollment has been approved by the Secretary of the Interior prior to the date of the approval of this act; and to enroll and make allotments to such children.

That the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes is authorized for ninety days after the date of the approval of this act to receive and consider applications for enrollment of infant children born prior to March fourth, nineteen hundred and five, and living on said latter date, to citizens of the Seminole Tribe whose enrollment has been approved by the Secretary of the Interior; and to enroll and make allotments to such children giving to each an equal number of acres of land, and such children shall also share equally with other citizens of the Seminole Tribe in the distribution of all other tribal property and funds.

That the sum of three hundred thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated from the trust or invested funds of the Chickasaw tribe now in the Treasury of the United States belonging to said tribe, for the immediate payment of all the outstanding school warrants of said tribe, legally issued for the purpose of maintaining the public schools of said tribe, such payment to be made under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That any unexpended balance of said three hundred thousand dollars shall be held by the Secretary of the Interior and be by him added to the interests of the Chickasaw Tribe in the coal and asphaltum royalty fund, and used for the maintenance of public schools of said tribe during the existence of the tribal government: And provided further, That the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars of the money in the Treasury belonging to the Creek Nation, derived from the sale of lots in town sites, is hereby appropriated and made immediately available for the payment, under

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the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, of the outstanding indebtedness of said nation.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any available funds of the Creek Nation of Indians in the Treasury of the United States, to the Turner Hardware Company, of Muscogee, Indian Territory, the sum of one thousand two hundred and forty-nine dollars and five cents, in full payment of accounts for certain school supplies purchased by the superintendents for the use of various Creek boarding schools in the years eighteen hundred and ninety-nine and nineteen hundred, which accounts are approved by the superintendent of schools in Indian Territory.

To reimburse Delos K. Lonewolf, a Kiowa Indian, for the value of the improvements owned by him and surrendered to the United States on the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache Indian Reservation, in Oklahoma, the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars, and the acceptance of said sum by said Lonewolf shall be a complete and absolute bar to any and all claims against the United States for said improvements.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to George Walker, a Pottawatomie Indian, of Michigan, whose name was omitted from Schedule A of the findings of the Court of Claims, his proportionate share of the sum of seventy-eight thousand three hundred and twenty-nine dollars and twenty-five cents appropriated for certain Pottawatomies of Michigan by the act approved April twenty-first, nineteen hundred and four, amounting to two hundred and eighty-seven dollars and ninety-seven cents.

That the provision in the Indian appropriation bill for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to sell the residue of the lands of the Creek Nation not taken as allotments is hereby repealed and the provision of the Creek agreement, Article III, approved March one, nineteen hundred and one, is hereby restored and reenacted.

That the Secretary of the Interior shall make an investigation and definitely ascertain what amount of land, if any, belonging to the Creek Nation, has been taken and allotted to the members of the Seminole Tribe and arrange payment to the Creek Nation for such land if there be anything due by the Seminole Nation.

That the improvements of Seminole citizens upon Creek lands and the improvements of Creek citizens upon Seminole lands that are unpaid for by said allottees shall be investigated by the Secretary of the Interior and paid for by said nations, respectively.

That all persons who have heretofore purchased any of the lands of the Umatilla Indian Reservation and have made full and final payment thereof in conformity with the acts of Congress of March third, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, and of July first, nineteen hundred and two, respecting the sale of such lands, shall be entitled to receive patent therefor upon submitting satisfactory proof to the Secretary of the Interior that the untimbered lands so purchased are not susceptible of cultivation or residence and are exclusively grazing lands, incapable of any profitable use other than for grazing purposes.1


1   38 L. D., 38.

That the Secretary of the Interior be and he is hereby authorized and directed to investigate the number of Clatsop Indians of Oregon and Washington, Tillamook Indians of Oregon, Lower Band of Chinook Indians of Washington and Kathlamet Band of Chinook Indians of the State of Oregon, or their heirs, who can be identified as belonging to said tribes at the time of executing certain agreements dated August fifth, August seventh and August ninth, in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-one, and report his findings to Congress at its next session.

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SUPPORT OF SCHOOLS.

For support of Indian day and industrial schools, and for other educational purposes not hereinafter provided for, one million three hundred thousand dollars.

For construction, purchase, lease, and repair of school buildings, and sewerage, water supply, and lighting plants, and purchase of school sites, and improvement of buildings and grounds, four hundred thousand dollars; in all, one million seven hundred thousand dollars.

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at Albuquerque, New Mexico, fifty thousand one hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent of said school, one thousand eight hundred dollars; for improvements to water supply, four thousand dollars; general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, sixty thousand nine hundred dollars.

For the support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at Chamberlain, South Dakota, thirty-three thousand four hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent of said school, one thousand six hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand five hundred dollars; in all, thirty-seven thousand five hundred dollars.

For support and education of one hundred and sixty pupils at the Indian school at Cherokee, North Carolina, twenty-six thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars; for pay of superintendent of said school, one thousand five hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand five hundred dollars; for laundry, four thousand dollars; in all, thirty-four thousand seven hundred and twenty dollars.

For support of Indian school at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for transportation of pupils to and from said school, and for general repairs and improvements, one hundred and fifty thousand dollars; for an addition to hospital, ten thousand dollars; for additional salary for superintendent in charge, one thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and sixty-one thousand dollars.

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Carson City, Nevada, fifty thousand one hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, one thousand eight hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, four thousand dollars; for pumping and power plant, two thousand dollars; in all, fifty-seven thousand nine hundred dollars.

For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Chilocco, Oklahoma Territory, one hundred and sixteen thousand nine hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, three thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; for cottage for assistant superintendent, three thousand dollars; for steam boilers, three thousand dollars; for ice plant, five thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and forty thousand nine hundred dollars.

For support and education of four hundred Indian pupils at Riggs Institute, Flandreau, South Dakota, sixty-six thousand eight hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand five hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent of said school, one thousand eight hundred dollars; in all, sixty-seven thousand nine hundred and twenty-five dollars: Provided, That, if in the discretion of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs it becomes necessary to continue at said school an excess of pupils over three hundred and seventy-five for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, there is hereby appropriated therefor, to be immediately available, not exceeding four thousand one hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For support and education of two hundred and ten Indian pupils at the Indian school, Fort Mojave, Arizona, thirty-five thousand and seventy dollars; for pay of superintendent of said school, one thousand

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six hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars; for power house and steam pumps, six thousand dollars; in all, forty-four thousand six hundred and seventy dollars.

For support and education of three hundred and twenty-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Fort Totten, North Dakota, fifty-four thousand two hundred and seventy-five dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, one thousand seven hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; in all, sixty thousand nine hundred and seventy-five dollars.

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Genoa, Nebraska, fifty thousand one hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, four thousand dollars; for pay of superintendent of said school, one thousand seven hundred dollars; for office building, two thousand five hundred dollars; for shop buildings, six thousand dollars; in all, sixty-four thousand three hundred dollars.

Support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Grand Junction, Colorado, thirty-three thousand four hundred dollars; pay of superintendent at said school, one thousand six hundred dollars; general repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars; dairy barn, four thousand five hundred dollars; superintendent’s cottage, three thousand five hundred dollars; increase to gas plant, one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, forty-six thousand two hundred dollars.

For the support and education of one hundred and twenty Indian pupils at the school at Hampton, Virginia, twenty thousand and forty dollars.

For the support and education of two hundred and fifteen pupils at the Indian school at Hayward, Wisconsin, thirty-three thousand six hundred and seventy dollars; pay of superintendent, one thousand five hundred dollars; general repairs and improvements, two thousand two hundred dollars; addition to warehouse, one thousand five hundred dollars; in all, thirty-eight thousand eight hundred and seventy dollars.

For support and education of seventy Indian pupils at the Indian school, Kickapoo Reservation, Kansas, eleven thousand six hundred and ninety dollars; for pay of superintendent, one thousand three hundred dollars; general repairs and improvements, one thousand two hundred dollars; in all, fourteen thousand one hundred and ninety dollars.

For support and education of seven hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Haskell Institute, Lawrence, Kansas, for transportation of pupils to and from said school, one hundred and thirty-five thousand two hundred and fifty dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, two thousand five hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, twelve thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and forty-nine thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars.

For the support and education of one hundred and fifty Indian pupils at Morris, Minnesota, Indian School, twenty-five thousand and fifty dollars; pay of superintendent, one thousand five hundred dollars; for addition to barn, one thousand five hundred dollars; for addition to and seating of school building, five thousand dollars; for equipment of laundry, one thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, one thousand five hundred dollars; in all, thirty-six thousand one hundred and fifty dollars.

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, fifty thousand one hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent of said school, one thousand seven hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand one hundred dollars, to be immediately available; for employees’ quarters, six thousand dollars, to be immediately available; for dairy

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building, three thousand five hundred dollars, to be immediately available; for superintendent’s cottage, four thousand dollars, to be immediately available; in all, sixty-eight thousand four hundred dollars.

For support and education of seven hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Phoenix, Arizona, one hundred and sixteen thousand nine hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, two thousand five hundred dollars; horse barn, five thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and thirty-four thousand four hundred dollars.

For support and education of one hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian industrial school at Pierre, South Dakota, twenty-five thousand and fifty dollars; for new school building, fifteen thousand dollars; for pay of superintendent of said school, one thousand five hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars, to be immediately available; for equipment for workshop and laundry, three thousand five hundred dollars, to be immediately available; in all, thirty-three thousand and fifty dollars.

For support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Pipestone, Minnesota, thirty-three thousand four hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, one thousand six hundred dollars; for residence of employees, to be built of stone, ten thousand dollars; for equipment of industrial school, five thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, two thousand dollars; for superintendent’s residence, four thousand five hundred dollars; in all, fifty-six thousand five hundred dollars.

For support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at Rapid City, South Dakota, forty-one thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; for pay of superintendent, one thousand six hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars; for brick barn, five thousand dollars; in all, fifty-one thousand three hundred and fifty dollars.

For support and education of four hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, seventy-five thousand one hundred and fifty dollars; for pay of superintendent, two thousand dollars; for additional water system, three thousand dollars; for industrial building for boys, ten thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; for purchase of reservoir site, five hundred dollars, to be immediately available; in all, ninety-five thousand six hundred and fifty dollars: Provided, That the Indian school at Perris, California, is hereby discontinued, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, is authorized to sell and convey said property, and apply the proceeds thereof to the improvement of Sherman Institute, at Riverside, California.

For support and education of six hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school, Salem, Oregon, one hundred thousand two hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, two thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, ten thousand dollars; in all, one hundred and twelve thousand two hundred dollars.

For the support and education of eighty Indian pupils, Sac and Fox Reservation, Iowa, thirteen thousand three hundred and sixty dollars; for pay of superintendent, one thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, one thousand two hundred dollars; laundry building, three thousand dollars; in all, eighteen thousand five hundred and sixty dollars.

For support and education of three hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Santa Fe, New Mexico, fifty thousand one hundred dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, one thousand eight hundred dollars; for water supply, one thousand five hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; electric–

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light plant, three thousand dollars; in all, sixty-one thousand four hundred dollars.

For support and education of one hundred and seventy-five Indian pupils at the Indian school, Shoshone Reservation, Wyoming, twenty-nine thousand two hundred and twenty-five dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, one thousand five hundred dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand five hundred dollars; for new buildings, twelve thousand dollars (to be made immediately available); for additional water and sewer systems, eight thousand dollars (to be made immediately available); in all, fifty-four thousand two hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For support and education of seventy-five pupils at the Pauquitch Indian School in Utah, twelve thousand five hundred and twenty-five dollars; pay of superintendent, nine hundred dollars; general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars; for hospital building, five thousand dollars; in all, twenty-one thousand four hundred and twenty-five dollars.

For the support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the Indian school, Tomah, Wisconsin, forty-one thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; for pay of superintendent at said school, one thousand seven hundred dollars; for girls’ dormitory, ten thousand dollars; for purchase of lands, six thousand dollars; for general repairs and improvements, three thousand dollars; in all, sixty-two thousand four hundred and fifty dollars.

For support and education of one hundred and fifty pupils at the Indian school at Truxton Canyon, Arizona, twenty-five thousand and fifty dollars; pay of superintendent, one thousand five hundred dollars; general repairs and improvements, four thousand dollars; for irrigation plant, four thousand dollars; for barn, three thousand dollars; in all, thirty-seven thousand five hundred and fifty dollars.

For a superintendent in charge of agency and educational matters on the Coeur d’Alene Reservation in Idaho, one thousand two hundred dollars; which reservation is hereby segregated from the Colville Agency in Washington.

For the maintenance, strengthening, and enlarging of the tribal schools of the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole Nations, and making provision for the attendance of children of noncitizens therein, and the establishment of new schools under the control of the tribal school boards and the Department of the Interior, the sum of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be placed in the hands of the Secretary of the Interior, and disbursed by him under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe: Provided, That the Attorney General of the United States is hereby authorized and directed to turn over to the Secretary of the Interior all money now in his hands paid over to him by the clerks and deputy clerks of the United States courts in the Indian Territory under the provisions of the act of February nineteenth, nineteen hundred and three, which, under the terms of said act, is to be applied to the permanent school fund of the district, and all money which may hereafter come into his hands from the same source under said act; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to use said money in maintaining, strengthening, and enlarging the schools in the Indian Territory as provided for in this paragraph.

For collection and transportation of pupils to and from Indian schools, and also for the transportation of Indian pupils from all the Indian schools and placing of them, with the consent of their parents, under the care and control of such suitable white families as may in all respects be qualified to give such pupils moral, industrial, and educational training, under arrangements in which their proper care,

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support, and education shall be in exchange for their labor, sixty thousand dollars.

That all expenditure of money appropriated for school purposes in this act shall be at all times under the supervision and direction of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and in all respects in conformity with such conditions, rules, and regulations as to the conduct and methods of instruction and expenditure of money as may be from time to time prescribed by him, subject to the supervision of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That not more than one hundred and sixty-seven dollars shall be expended for the annual support and education of any one pupil in any school herein specifically provided for, except when, by reason of epidemic, accident, or other sufficient cause, the attendance is so reduced or cost of maintenance so high that a larger expenditure is absolutely necessary for the efficient operation of the school affected, when the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, may allow a larger per capita expenditure, such expenditure to continue only so long as the said necessity therefor shall exist: Provided further, That the total amount appropriated for the support of such school shall not be exceeded: Provided further, That the number of pupils in any school entitled to the per capita allowance hereby provided for shall be determined by taking the average enrollment for the entire fiscal year and not any fractional part thereof.

SEC. 2

That no purchase of supplies for which appropriations are herein made, exceeding in the aggregate five hundred dollars in value at any one time, shall be made without first giving at least three weeks’ public notice by advertisement, except in case of exigency, when, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, who shall make official record of the facts constituting the exigency, and shall report the same to Congress at its next session, he may direct that purchases may be made in open market in amount not exceeding three thousand dollars at any one purchase: Provided, That supplies may be purchased, contracts let, and labor employed for the construction of artesian wells, ditches, and other works for irrigation, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, without advertising as hereinbefore provided: Provided further, That as far as practicable Indian labor shall be employed and purchase in the open market made from Indians, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior.

SEC. 3

That the Secretary of the Interior, under the direction of the President, may use any surplus that may remain in any of the said appropriations herein made for the purchase of subsistence for the several Indian tribes, to an amount not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars in the aggregate, to supply any subsistence deficiency that may occur: Provided, That any diversions which shall be made under authority of this section shall be reported in detail, and the reason therefor, to Congress, at the session of Congress next succeeding such diversion: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior, under direction of the President, may use any sums appropriated in this act for subsistence, and not absolutely necessary for that purpose, for the purchase of stock cattle for the benefit of the tribe for which such appropriation is made, and shall report to Congress, at its next session thereafter, an account of his action under this provision: Provided further, That funds appropriated to fulfill treaty obligations shall not be used.

SEC. 4

That when not required for the purpose for which appropriated, the funds herein provided for the pay of specified employees at any agency may be used by the Secretary of the Interior for the pay of other employees at such agency, but no deficiency shall be thereby created; and, when necessary, specified employees may be detailed for other service when not required for the duty for which

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they were engaged; and that the several appropriations herein or heretofore made for millers, blacksmiths, engineers, carpenters, physicians, and other persons, and for various articles provided for by treaty stipulation for the several Indian tribes, may be diverted to other uses for the benefit of said tribes, respectively, within the discretion of the President, and with the consent of said tribes, expressed in the usual manner; and that he cause report to be made to Congress, at its next session thereafter, of his action under this provision.

SEC. 5

That whenever after advertising for bids for supplies in accordance with sections three and four of this act those received for any article contain conditions detrimental to the interests of the Government, they may be rejected, and the articles specified in such bids purchased in open market, at prices not to exceed those of the lowest bidder and not to exceed the market price of the same, until such time as satisfactory bids can be obtained, for which immediate advertisement shall be made: Provided, That so much of the appropriations herein made as may be required to pay for goods and supplies, for expenses incident to their purchase, and for transportation of the same, for the year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, shall be immediately available, but no such goods or supplies shall be distributed or delivered to any of said Indians prior to July first, nineteen hundred and five.

SEC. 6

That the following agreement made and concluded on the twenty-eighth day of May, nineteen hundred and four, by James McLaughlin, United States Indian inspector, with the male adult Indians residing on the Port Madison Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, is hereby accepted, ratified, and confirmed:

This agreement made and entered into on the twenty-eighth day of May, nineteen hundred and four, by and between James McLaughlin, United States Indian inspector, on the part of the United States, and the Indians belonging on the Port Madison Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, witnesseth:

ARTICLE I.   The said Indians belonging on the Port Madison Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, for the consideration herein after named, do hereby cede, grant, and relinquish to the United States all right, title, and interest which they may have in and to that portion of the unallotted lands of the said Port Madison Indian Reserva tion, in the State of Washington, described by legal subdivision of Government survey as lots four and five, in section twenty-one, town-ship twenty-six north, range two east, Willamette meridian, containing forty-eight and seventy-five one-hundredths acres, more or less.

ARTICLE II.   In consideration of the lands ceded, granted, relinquished, and conveyed by Article I of this agreement, the United States stipulates and agrees to pay to the said Indians per capita in cash the sum of three thousand nine hundred dollars, share and share alike, to each man, woman, and child belonging on the said Port Madison Indian Reservation, within ninety days after the ratification of this agreement, and also to pay to certain of said Indians, within the said time limit, the sum of three thousand six hundred and twenty-eight dollars for certain personal improvements, and four hundred and sixty-six and seventy-five one hundredths dollars to the treasurer of the Port Madison Indian Improvement Club for floating wharf, and three hundred and fifty-five dollars to the treasurer of the board of trustees of the Port Madison Indian Church, as listed in schedule of appraisement of said improvements upon lands ceded by Article I of this agreement, a copy of which schedule of appraisement is hereunto attached. And it is further agreed that the disposition of the sum of eight hundred and eighty-four dollars, the appraisement of the Government schoolhouse and farmer’s dwelling, and two hundred dollars for cable anchorages of two telegraph companies, as per attached

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schedule, is discretionary with the Secretary of the Interior, and may be expended, in his discretion, in the erection of a day school building upon the remaining thirty-six acres unallotted subdivision of the Port Madison Indian Reservation, described as lot three, section twenty-one, township twenty-six north, range two east, Willamette meridian, which unallotted subdivision adjoins lot four of the tract ceded by Article I of this agreement.

ARTICLE III.   It is understood that nothing in this agreement shall be construed to deprive the said Indians of the Port Madison Indian Reservation of any benefits to which they are entitled under existing treaties or agreements not inconsistent with the provisions of this agreement.

ARTICLE IV.   This agreement shall take effect and be in force when signed by United States Indian Inspector James McLaughlin and by a majority of the male adult Indian parties hereto, and when accepted and ratified by the Congress of the United States.

In witness whereof the said James McLaughlin, United States Indian inspector, on the part of the United States, and the male adult Indians belonging on the Port Madison Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, have hereunto set their hands and seals at the Port Madison Subagency, Kitsap County, Washington, this twenty-eighth day of May, anno Domini nineteen hundred and four.

That Claf-wha George, Indian allottee numbered ten, of the Port Madison Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, to whom a trust patent was issued on November fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, for lot one, in section twenty-eight, township twenty-six north, range two east, of the Willamette meridian, together with other lands, is hereby authorized to sell and convey to the United States of America the said lot one, including improvements thereon.

That Qu-dis-kid Big John, Indian allottee numbered eleven, of the Port Madison Indian Reservation, in the State of Washington, to whom a trust patent was issued on November fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, for lot two, in section twenty-eight, township twenty-six north, range two east, of the Willamette meridian, together with other lands, is hereby authorized to sell and convey to the United States of America the said lot two, including improvements thereon.

SEC. 7

For payment to the Kansas or Kaw Indians in settlement of their claims against the United States, as established by the award of the Kaw Commission, under the provisions of the act of Congress of July first, nineteen hundred and two (Thirty-second Statutes at Large, page six hundred and thirty-six), one hundred and fifty-five thousand nine hundred and seventy-six dollars and eighty-eight cents, to be immediately available: Provided, That the amount herein appropriated is accepted by the said Kansas or Kaw Indians in full settlement for all claims of whatever nature which they may have or claim to have against the United States: Provided further, That the Secretary of the Interior be, and is hereby, authorized and directed to pay out of the above amount to Samuel J. Crawford, attorney of record for said Indians, an amount equal to ten per cent of said sum of one hundred and fifty-five thousand nine hundred and seventy-six dollars and eighty-eight cents, in full for services and expenses incident to the prosecution of the claims of said Indians: Provided, however, That no part of said sum shall be paid until said Indians, in general council lawfully convened for that purpose, shall execute and deliver to the United States a general release of all claims and demands of every name and nature against the United States: Provided further, That out of the amount of one hundred and fifty-five thousand nine hundred and seventy-six dollars and eighty-eight cents, for payment of the claim of the Kaw or Kansas Indians, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to pay the accounts of the twenty-two

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newspapers, aggregating the sum of three thousand six hundred and ninety-four dollars and seventy-six cents, set out in the report of the Secretary of the Interior, printed in House of Representatives Executive Document Numbered Sixty, Forty-seventh Congress, first session, at not exceeding the commercial rates at the time the service was rendered, for advertising under previous authority of the Department of the Interior the sale of Kansas trust and diminished reserve Indian lands in eighteen hundred and seventy-four and eighteen hundred and seventy-five.

SEC. 8

That the Secretary of the Interior shall make an investigation as to the practicability of providing a water supply for irrigation purposes to be used on a portion of the reservation of the Southern Utes in Colorado, and he is authorized to contract for and to expend from the funds of said Southern Utes in the purchase of perpetual water rights sufficient to irrigate not exceeding ten thousand acres on the western part of the Southern Ute Reservation and for annual charges for maintenance of such water thereon such amount and upon such terms and conditions as to him may seem just and reasonable, not exceeding one hundred and fifty thousand dollars, for the purchase of such perpetual water rights and not exceeding a maximum of fifty cents per acre per annum for the maintenance of water upon the land to be irrigated: Provided, That after such an investigation he shall find all the essential conditions relative to the water supply and to the perpetuity of its availability for use upon said lands as will justify a contract for its perpetual use the contract for such water shall be for a specific number of inches: Provided, That the Secretary of the Interior, upon making all such contracts, shall require from the company, person, or persons entering into such contract a bond of indemnity, to be approved by him, for the faithful and continuous execution of such contract as provided therein.

SEC. 9

That section twelve, chapter fourteen hundred and ninety-five, Statutes of the United States of America, entitled “An act for the survey and allotment of lands now embraced within the limits of the Flathead Indian Reservation, in the State of Montana, and the sale and disposal of all surplus lands after allotment,” be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to read as follows:

“SEC. 12.   That the President may reserve and except from said lands, not to exceed one thousand two hundred and eighty acres, for Catholic mission schools, church, and hospital and such other eleemosynary institutions as may now be maintained by the Catholic Church on said reservation, which lands are hereby granted to those religious organizations of the Catholic Church now occupying the same, known as the Society of Jesus, the Sisters of Charity of Providence, and the Ursuline Nuns, the said lands to be granted in the following amounts, namely: To the Society of Jesus, six hundred and forty acres; to the Sisters of Charity of Providence, three hundred and twenty acres; and to the Ursuline Nuns, three hundred and twenty acres, such lands to be reserved and granted for the uses indicated only so long as the same are maintained, used, and occupied by said organizations for the purposes indicated, except that forty acres of the six hundred and forty acres hereinbefore mentioned as granted to the Society of Jesus are hereby granted in fee simple to said Society of Jesus, its successors and assigns: And be it further provided, That the President shall further reserve and except from said lands for the use of the University of Montana for biological station purposes one hundred and sixty acres, which land is hereby granted to the State of Montana for the use of the University of Montana. The governor of said State, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, is hereby authorized to locate said last-mentioned lands.

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“The President is also authorized to reserve lands upon the same conditions and for similar purposes for any other missionary or religious societies that may make application therefor within one year after the passage of this act in such quantity as he may deem proper. The President may also reserve such of said lands as may be convenient or necessary for the occupation and maintenance of any and all agency buildings, substations, mills, and other governmental institutions now in use on said reservation or which may be used or occupied by the Government of the United States.”

The President is also hereby authorized to reserve not to exceed five thousand acres of timber-lands for the use of said Indians as a fuel supply, under such restrictions and regulations as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.

SEC. 10

For the construction of an irrigation system necessary for developing and furnishing a water supply for the irrigation of the lands of the Pima Indians in the vicinity of Sacaton on the Gila River Indian Reservation the sum of fifty thousand dollars, to be expended under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior: Provided, That the total cost of the entire construction and installation of said irrigating system shall not exceed five hundred and forty thousand dollars: Provided further, That when said irrigation system is in successful operation and the Indians have become self-supporting the cost of operating the said system shall be equitably apportioned upon the lands irrigated and to the annual charge shall be added an amount sufficient to pay back into the Treasury the cost of the work within thirty years, suitable deduction being made for the amounts received from disposal of lands which now form a part of the said reservation.

SEC. 11

That townships twenty-two north of ranges one and two east of the Indian meridian, all in the Oto and Missouria Indian Reservation, shall be attached to and become a part of Noble County, Oklahoma Territory.

SEC. 12

That hereafter all appeals and writs of error shall be taken from the United States courts in the Indian Territory to the United States court of appeals in the Indian Territory and from the United States court of appeals in the Indian Territory to the United States circuit court of appeals for the eighth circuit in the same manner as is now provided for in cases taken by appeal or writ of error from the circuit courts of the United States to the circuit court of appeals of the United States for the eighth circuit.1


1  Morrison v. Burnette, 154 Fed., 617; Martin v. United States, 168 Fed., 198; In re Terrell’s Estate, 98 S. W., 143; U.S. Fidelity & Guaranty Co. v. Shirk, 103 S. W., 773; In re Berryhill’s Estate, 104 S. W., 847; Lewis v. Sittle, 104 S. W., 850, 165 Fed., 157; Muskogee Land Co. v. Blackwin, 95 Pac., 252; Porter v. Brook, 97 Pac., 645; Bickford v. Bruce, 97 Pac., 648; Utterback v. Rock Island Plow Co., 97 Pac., 649; Parks v. City of Ada, 103 Pac., 607; Kelly v. McCombs, 102 Pac., 186; Riverside Oil & Gas Co. v. Tulsa Water, Light, Heat & Power Co., 103 Pac., 608; Paulter v. Manuel, 104 Pac., 749; Chouteau v. Chouteau, 106 Pac., 854; First National Bank v. Jacobs, 111 Pac., 303; Lewis v. Sittle, 121 Pac., 1078; United States v. Allen, 171 Fed., 907, 179 Fed., 13; Laurel Oil Co. v. Morrison, 212 U. S., 291; Lowe v. Fisher, 223 U. S., 95; Goat v. United States, 224 U. S., 458.

SEC. 13

That the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of the State of Michigan are hereby authorized, within ninety days from the approval of this act, to file a petition in the Court of Claims of the United States for the purpose of settling the question as to the ownership of the stocks, Government bonds, or moneys held in trust by the Government at the date of the treaty of July, eighteen hundred and fifty-five, between the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and the United States (Eleventh Statutes, page six hundred and twenty-four) under the treaty of eighteen hundred and thirty-six (Seventh Statutes, page four hundred and ninety-nine), which was then deposited in the Treasury of the United States; and for the further purpose of ascertaining the amount, if any, due the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians under a conversion made on March ninth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, as set forth in the report of the honorable Secretary of the Interior on Senate bill numbered sixty-seven hundred and sixty-six, Fifty-seventh Congress, second session, bearing data January seventeenth, nineteen

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hundred and three, and the report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, bearing date January fourteenth, nineteen hundred and three, thereunto attached. That said petition shall name the United States as defendant and may be verified by attorney. That the Court of Claims is hereby granted jurisdiction in law and in equity to render judgment upon said petition and to pass upon and find, as a matter of law, whether or not the conversion of said funds was authorized under the third article of the treaty of eighteen hundred and fifty-five, above referred to. That the Court of Claims shall advance said cause upon the docket, and if judgment be rendered for the petitioner shall award a proper attorney fee for the attorneys of record, to be paid on separate warrants from the amount recovered.

Approved, March 3, 1905.


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