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JOINT RESOLUTION FOR THE ENROLLMENT
May 15, 1908.—Presented by Mr. Clapp and ordered to be printed.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
COMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS.
Moses E. CLAPP, Chairman. PORTER J. McCUMBER.
JOSEPH M. Dixon. ROBERT J. GAMBLE.
WILLIAM J. STONE. GEORGE SUTHERLAND.
JEFF DAVIS. FRANK B. BRANDEGEE.
THOMAS PAYNTER. ROBERT M. LA FOLLETTE.
ROBERT L. TAYLOR. CHARLES CURTIS.
ROBERT L. OWEN. NORRIS BROWN.
John H. BANKHEAD. LEE F. WARNER, Clerk. 2
JOINT RESOLUTION FOR THE ENROLLMENT OF CERTAIN
PERSONS AS MEMBERS OF THE OSAGE TRIBE OF INDIANS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
COMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS,
April 29, 1908. The committee met at 1.30 p. m.
Present: Senators Clapp (chairman), Gamble, Sutherland, Brandegee, Curtis, Brown, Dixon, Paynter, Taylor, Owen, and Bankhead.
Messrs. L. J. Miles, J. J. Hemphill, T. J. Leahy, Charles J. Kappler, and Charles H. Merillat were in attendance.
The CHAIRMAN. This hearing is in regard to Senate resolution 70, introduced by Mr. Gore, of Oklahoma.
Senator OWEN. Mr. Chairman, I have the resolution and the report from the Department concerning the same, and all the Department papers, and I ask that they be printed at the beginning of the record.
The CHAIRMAN. They will be received and printed as requested. The papers referred to are as follows:
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
Washington, March 31, 1908. Hon. Moses E. CLAPP,
Chairman Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate. SIR: I am in receipt of your letter referring for a report a copy of S. R. 70, being a "Joint resolution for the enrollment of certain persons as members of the Osage tribe of Indians, and for other purposes." You request a report thereon for the information of your committee.
The resolution authorizes and directs the Secretary of the Interior to cause to be placed on the roll of the Osage tribe of Indians, provided for in the act of June 28, 1906 734 Stat.L.,539), known as the Osage allotment act, the names of 37 persons, as follows: 1. Mrs. Jane Appleby.
20. Angeline James. 2. Addie May Auld.
21. Nora James. 3. Archie William Auld.
22. Chlora Loveland. 4. Harry Auld.
23. Hattie McCrary. 5. Flora Auld.
24. Mamie McCrary. 6. Pearl Callahan.
25. Rosa Marr. 7. Simon Clavier.
26. Ola Martin. 8. Mary J. R. Crump.
27. Blon Pappan. '9. Pauline Crump.
28. Justin Pappan. 10. Edward R. Crump.
29. Moses Plomondon. 11. Maudie Fronkier.
30. Peter M. Revard. 12. Panzy Fronkier.
31. G. J. Stratton. 13. Virgil Herrard.
32. Jerald Stratton. 14. George Arthur Hunt.
33. Theresa Stratton. 15. John Thomas Hunt.
34. Therma Stratton. 16. Thomas John Hunt.
35. Floyd Stratton. 17. Mary Elizabeth Hunt.
36. Grace Stratton. 18. Rhody May Hunt.
37. Thelma Stratton. 19. William T. Hunt.
The resolution provides further:
“And in order that said persons may receive benefits from the Osage lands equal to other members of the tribe, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to ascertain and pay to each of them the difference in value between the allotments they