Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 113||Sundry civil expenses appropriations.|
|Chap. 113||Smithsonian Institution.|
|Chap. 113||American ethnology.|
|Chap. 113||Interior Department.|
|Chap. 113||Opening Indian reservations to entry.|
|Chap. 113||Proviso. Reimbursement.|
|Chap. 113||Yakima Indian Reservation, Wash.
Reimbursement to fund, for water to lands in.
38 Stat., 604.
|Chap. 113||Department of Justice.|
|Chap. 113||Defending suits in claims.|
|Chap. 113||Indian depredation claims.|
|Chap. 113||Conveyances, Five Civilized Tribes. Suits to set aside.|
|Chap. 113||Proviso. Expediting cases directed.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and nineteen, namely:
American ethnology: For continuing ethnological researches among the American Indians and the natives of Hawaii, including the excavation and preservation of archaeologic remains, under the direction of the Smithsonian Institution, including necessary employees and the purchase of necessary books and periodicals, $42,000.
Opening Indian reservations (reimbursable): For expenses pertaining to the opening to entry and settlement of such Indian reservation lands as may be opened during the fiscal year nineteen hundred and nineteen: Provided, That the expenses pertaining to the opening of each of said reservations and paid for out of this appropriation shall be reimbursed to the United States from the money received from the sale of the lands embraced in said reservations, respectively, $10,000.
For reimbursement to the reclamation fund the proportionate expense of operation and maintenance of the reservoirs for furnishing stored water to the lands in Yakima Indian Reservation, Washington, in accordance with the provisions of section twenty-two of the Act of August first, nineteen hundred and fourteen (Thirty-eighth Statutes, page six hundred and four), there is appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, $10,160.
Defending suits in claims against the United States: For necessary expenses incurred in the examination of witnesses and procuring of evidence in the matter of claims against the United States, including Indian depredation claims and such other expenses as may be necessary in defending suits in the Court of Claims, and including not exceeding $500 for law books which shall be available to keep current existing sets of United States Supreme Court reports, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, $25,000.
Suits to set aside conveyances of allotted lands for removal of restrictions, allotted lands, Five Civilized Tribes: For necessary expenses incident to any suits brought at the request of the Secretary of the Interior in the eastern judicial district of Oklahoma, to be expended under the direction of the Attorney General, $23,000: Provided: That the Department of Justice is directed to expedite the final determination of all of said suits.
Approved, July 1, 1918.