INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

Vol. IV, Laws     (Compiled to March 4, 1927)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.


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PUBLIC ACTS OF THE SIXTY‐NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1926.
Chap. 22 | Chap. 37 | Chap. 40 | Chap. 41 | Chap. 44 | Chap. 51 | Chap. 60 | Chap. 115 | Chap. 118 | Chap. 138 | Chap. 139 | Chap. 141 | Chap. 142 | Chap. 156 | Chap. 165 | Chap. 166 | Chap. 171 | Chap. 195 | Chap. 277 | Chap. 278 | Chap. 280 | Chap. 282 | Chap. 283 | Chap. 300 | Chap. 305 | Chap. 308 | Chap. 309 | Chap. 312 | Chap. 337 | Chap. 338 | Chap. 341 | Chap. 356 | Chap. 357 | Chap. 379 | Chap. 403 | Chap. 434 | Chap. 458 | Chap. 459 | Chap. 572 | Chap. 576 | Chap. 588 | Chap. 589 | Chap. 657 | Chap. 658 | Chap. 659 | Chap. 661 | Chap. 667 | Chap. 669 | Chap. 694 | Chap. 701 | Chap. 702 | H. R. 10,000 | Chap. 724 | Chap. 734 | Chap. 763 | Chap. 771 | Chap. 773 | Chap. 779 | Chap. 787 | Chap. 797

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Chapter 44
March 3, 1926. | [H. R. 8722.] 44 Stat., 161.

An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1926, and prior fiscal years, to provide urgent supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1926, and June 30, 1927, and for other purposes.
Section 2 | 3

Margin Notes
Chap. 44 First deficiency act, 1926.
Chap. 44 Interior Department,
Chap. 44 Indian Service
Chap. 44 Chippewa Indians of Minnesota. Payment for timber, etc., in Minnesota National Forest.
Chap. 44 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 301;
43 Stat., 1052; ante, 483.
Chap. 44 Compensation for lands of, disposed of as homesteads.
31 Stat.,179; post, 948.
Chap. 44 25 Stat., 645, vol. 1, 301;
43 Stat., 816; ante, 475.
Chap. 44 L'Anse and Vieux Desert Reservation, Mich. Reimbursing purchasers of lands in.
43 Stat., 1586; ante, 512.
Chap. 44 Paiute Indians. Lots in Cedar City, Utah, for.
43 Stat., 1096; ante, 483.
Chap. 44 Clallam Indians. Per capita payment to.
43 Stat., 1102: ante, 484. Omahas, Nebr. Per capita payment to.
43 Stat., 820; ante, 477. San Juan River, N. Mex. One‐half cost of bridge across, at Bloom field, from Navajo funds.
43 Stat., 800; ante, 474.
Chap. 44 Colorado River. One‐half cost of bridge, etc., across near Lee Ferry, Ariz., from
Navajo funds. 43 Stat., 994; ante, 300‐479.
Chap. 44 Charles H. Burke School, N. Mex. Repairs, etc.
Chap. 44 Proviso. Balance reappropriated.
43 Stat.,1157 ; ante,497.
Chap. 44 Nisqually Indians, Wash. Relief of.
Chap. 44 Stevens and Ferry Counties, Wash. Payment to, of taxes on allotted Colville Indian bands.
Chap. 44 43 Stat., 599; ante, 515.
Chap. 44 Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, Idaho. Remodeling buildings, etc.
Chap. 44 Proviso. Remodeling buildings, etc.
Sec. 2 Audited claims.
Sec. 2 Payment of, certified by General Accounting Office.
Sec. 2 18 Stat., 110.
Sec. 2 23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 3 Audited claims.
Sec. 3 Payment of additional.
Sec. 3 18 Stat., 110.
Sec. 3 23 Stat., 254.
Sec. 3 Interior Department.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply urgent deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1926, and prior fiscal years, to provide urgent supplemental appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1926, and June 30, 1927, and for other purposes, namely:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

INDIAN SERVICE.

Chippewa Indians of Minnesota: For compensating the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota for timber and interest in connection with the settlement for the Minnesota National Forest, $422,939.01, with interest thereon at the rate of 5 per centum per annum from February 1, 1923, to the date of settlement, said total amount to be deposited to the credit of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota as

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interest on the permanent fund arising under the provisions of section 7 of the Act of January 14, 1889, as authorized by the Act of February 28, 1925.

For compensating the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota for lands disposed of under the provisions of the Free Homestead Act of May 17, 1900 (Thirty‐first Statutes, page 179), fiscal year 1926, $1,787,781.36, with interest thereon at the rate of 5 per centum per annum from December 31, 1922, to the date of settlement, the principal of such amount to be credited to the principal of the permanent fund of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota and the interest to the credit as interest thereon in accordance with the provisions of section 7 of the Act of January 14, 1889, as authorized by the Act of February 9, 1925.

L'Anse and Vieux Desert Indian Reservation, Michigan: To reimburse John Terhorst, Bernard Tangen, and the estate of Simon Denomie, purchasers or holders of title from the State of Michigan, of certain lands within the L'Anse and Vieux Desert Indian Reservation, $4,180, $3,495, and $2,113, respectively, a total of $9,788, fiscal year 1926, to be reimbursed as authorized by the Act of March 3, 1925.

Paiute Indians: For the purchase of nine lots or parts of lots in the town of Cedar City, Utah, for the use and occupancy of a small band of Paiute Indians as authorized by the Act of March 2, 1925, fiscal year 1926, $1,275.

Clallam Indians, Washington: For payment to the Clallam Indians of the State of Washington and to their attorney as authorized by the Act approved March 3, 1925, fiscal year 1926, $400,000.

To pay the Omaha Tribe of Indians of Nebraska, in accordance with the Act of Congress approved February 9, 1925, estimated for by the Budget Bureau and forwarded to the House of Representatives by the President and printed in House Document numbered 617, Sixty‐eighth Congress, second session, the sum of $374,465.02.

Bridge near Bloomfield, New Mexico: To defray one‐half the cost of the construction of a bridge across the San Juan River near Bloomfield, New Mexico, as authorized by the Act of January 30, 1925, $6,620, to remain available until June 30, 1927, and to be reimbursed from funds hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of the Navajo Indians.

Bridge near Lee Ferry, Arizona: To defray one‐half the cost of the construction of a bridge and approaches thereto across the Colorado River at a site about 6 miles below Lee Ferry, Arizona, as authorized by the Act of February 26, 1925, $100,000, to remain available until June 30, 1927, and to be reimbursed from funds hereafter placed in the Treasury to the credit of the Navajo Indians.

Charles H. Burke School, Fort Wingate, New Mexico: For repairs and improvements to buildings and grounds, including heat, light, power, water, and sewer systems, construction of new buildings, drayage, and equipment, $134,895, to remain available until June 30, 1927: Provided, That the unexpended balances of all appropriations for this school for the fiscal year 1926 are reappropriated and made available for the purposes hereinbefore mentioned and shall remain available until June 30, 1927.

Nisqually Indians, Washington: The unexpended balance of $6,124.25 of the appropriation of $85,000 made by the Act of December 5, 1924, for the relief of dispossessed Indian allottees of the Nisqually Reservation, Washington, shall remain available until June 30, 1927.

Payment to Stevens and Ferry Counties, Washington: For payment of certain local taxes to the counties of Stevens and Ferry, in the State of Washington, on allotted Colville Indian lands, as

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provided by the Act of June 7, 1924, $81,640.37, or so much thereof as may be necessary.

Fort Lapwai Sanatorium, Idaho: For remodeling and reconstructing the present boys' dormitory and hospital buildings including the purchase of necessary equipment, $52,000, to remain available until June 30, 1927: Provided, That the unexpended balance of approximately $8,000 of the appropriation contained in the Act of March 3, 1925, for the construction and equipment of a girls' dormitory is hereby made available until June 30, 1927, for the remodeling and reconstructing of the boys' dormitory and hospital building.

AUDITED CLAIMS.

SEC. 2.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1923 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7 , 1884, as fully set forth in House Document numbered 149, Sixty‐ninth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $1,598.30.
For lands and improvements for Choctaws in Mississippi, $2,783.25.
For industry among Indians, $58.91.
For drainage assessments, Indian lands in Minnesota (reimbursable), $25,777.88.
For Indian schools, support, $9,793.79.
For Indian school transportation, $11.80.
For Indian school, Fort Totten, North Dakota, repairs and improvements, $7.13.
For Indian school, Wahpeton, North Dakota, $2.
For relieving distress and prevention, and so forth, of diseases among Indians, $90.
For support of Indians, Blackfeet agency, Montana, $22.05

AUDITED CLAIMS.

SEC. 3.

That for the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been exhausted or carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874, and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the services of the fiscal year 1923 and prior years unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884, as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 53, reported to Congress at its present session, there is appropriated as follows:

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

For increase of compensation, Indian Service, $2.33.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $94.71.

Approved, March 3, 1926.


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