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For support and education of five hundred Indian pupils at the Sherman Institute, Riverside, California, eighty-three thousand five hundred dollars;
For pay of superintendent, two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars;
For additional water and sewer system, three thousand dollars;
In all, one hundred and seventeen thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars .--... ---...---...---...-------........................
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, seven thousand dollars;
For the purpose of removing obstructions from the bed of the stream which drains into the Eel River in the Round Valley Reservation, Mendocino County, California, eight thousand dollars .............
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to expend not to exceed one hundred thousand dollars to purchase for the use of the Indians in California now residing on reservations which do not contain land suitable for cultivation, and for Indians who are not now upon reservations in said State, suitable tracts or parcels of land, water, and water rights in said State of California, and have constructed the necessary ditches, flumes, and reservoirs for the purpose of irrigating said lands, and the irrigation of any lands now occupied by Indians in said State, and to construct suitable buildings upon said lands, and to fence the tracts of land so purchased, and fence, survey, and mark the boundaries of such Indian reservations in the State of California as the Secretary of the Interior may deem proper. One hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act.
FORT LEWIS SCHOOL.
For the support and education of two hundred Indian pupils at the Indian school at Fort Lewis, Colorado, thirty-three thousand four hundred dollars;
For pay of superintendent at said school, one thousand seven hun-
GRAND JUNCTION SCHOOL.
For 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
In all, forty-two thousand dollars. [Correct amount by items, $42,500.).......
For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Colorado, including traveling expenses of agents, one thousand dollars.---
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For a superintendent in charge of agency and educational matters on the Coeur d'Alene Reservation, Idaho, one thousand two hundred 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 support, civilization, and instruction of the Shoshones, Bannocks, Sheepeaters, and other Indians of the Lemhi Agency, Idaho, including pay of employees, ten thousand dollars....
That if any adult member of the Nez Perce tribe of Indians in Idaho believes himself or herself competent to make leases and transact his or her affairs, such member may file a request with the Commissioner of Indian Affairs for a permit to lease the lands which have been allotted to him or her and the minor children of such member.
And if upon consideration and examination of the request the said Commissioner finds said member to be fully competent and capable of managing and caring for his or her own individual affairs, he may issue a certificate to such member authorizing him or her to make leases or rental contracts for the lands allotted to such member and his or her minor children.
That there be appropriated from the moneys of the United States Treasury not otherwise appropriated the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars for completing the survey on the Fort Lemhi and the Fort Hall Indian reservations, in Idaho; including expenses in the office of the surveyor-general for Idaho, and for the examination of said surveys; and for a reconnoissance survey and preparation of plans for an irrigation system and storage system for Indian lands and lands ceded by the Act of June sixth, nineteen hundred, on the Fort Hall Reservation, in Idaho. ..
- - -- -------- --- - ------ --- ------That before any of the lands in the Lemhi Reservation, in Idaho, ceded by the agreement concluded on May fourteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty, set forth in the Act of February twenty-third, eighteen hundred and eighty-nine (Twenty-fifth Statutes, page six hundred and eighty-seven), the provisions of which are accepted by agreement executed December twenty-eighth, nineteen hundred and five, by a majority of all the adult male members belonging on or occupying the said reservation, and approved by the President on January twentyseventh, nineteen hundred and six, be opened to settlement or entry, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall cause to be prepared a schedule of the improved lands to be abandoned, with a description of the improvements thereon and the names of the Indian occupants, a duplicate of which shall be filed with the Commissioner of the General Land Office.
Before entry shall be allowed of any.tract of land occupied and cultivated and included in the schedule aforesaid, the Secretary of the Interior shall cause the improvements on said tract to be appraised and sold to the highest bidder. No sale of such improvements shall be for less than the appraised
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25,000.00 value. The purchaser of such improvements shall have thirty days after such purchase for preference right of entry of the lands upon wbich the improvements purchased by him are situated, not to exceed one hundred and sixty acres: Provided, That the proceeds of the sale of such improvements shall be paid to the Indians owning the same: Provided further, That any missionary or religious society to which the Government has assigned lands in said reservation may remove or dispose of the improvements thereon within a reasonable time after the removal of the Indians to the Fort Hall Reservation, and if sold the purchaser of such improvements shall have thirty days from the date of sale thereof for preference right to entry of the lands upon which the improvements purcbased by him are situated, not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres.
For general incidental expenses of the Indian Service in Idaho, including traveling expenses of agents, one thousand dollars.------
SHOSHONES AND BANNOCKS. (Treaty.) (For Shoshones, see Wyoming.)
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 -----
COEUR D'ALENES. (Treaty.)
For last 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, thrce thousand five hundred dollars.
In all, eleven thousand five hundred dollars.....................
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed, as hereinafter provided, to sell or dispose of unallotted lands in the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation, in the State of Idaho.
That as soon as the lands embraced within the Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation shall have been surveyed, the Secretary of the Interior shall cause allotments of the same to be made to all persons belonging to or having tribal relations on said Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation, to each man, woman, and child one hundred and sixty acres, and, upon the approval of such allotments by the Secretary of the Interior, he sball cause patents to issue therefor under the provisions of the general allotment law of the United States.
That upon the completion of said allotments to said Indians the residue or surplus lands—that is, lands not allotted or reserved for Indian school, agency, or other purposes-of the said Coeur d'Alene Indian Reservation shall be classified under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior as agricultural lands, grazing lands, or timber lands, and shall be appraised under their appropriate classes by legal subdivisions, and, upon completion of the classification and appraisement, such surplus lands shall be opened to settlement and entry, under the provisions of the homestead laws, at not less than their appraised value, in addition to the fees and commissions now prescribed by law for the disposition of lands of the value of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre, by proclamation of the President, which proclamation shall prescribe the manner in which these lands shall be settled upon, occupied, and entered by persons entitled to make entry thereof: Provided, That the price of said lands when entered shall be fixed by the appraisement, as herein provided for, which shall be paid
in accordance with rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior upon the following terms: One-fifth of the purchase price to be paid in cash at the time of entry and the balance in five equal annual installments to be paid in one, two, three, four, and five years, respectively, from and after the date of entry, and in case any entryman fails to make the annual payments, or any of them, promptly when due all rights in and to the land covered by his or her entry shall cease, and any payment theretofore made shall be forfeited and the entry canceled, and the lands shall be reoffered for sale and entry: Provided, That the right to commute by said entryman shall be allowed as to any lands classified as agricultural and grazing lands, but the entryman, upon commutation, shall not be required to pay in the aggregate any sum in excess of the appraised value of such lands; and nothing in this Act shall be held to repeal or extend the provisions of the homestead laws permitting the entryman to cut and remove, or cause to be cut and removed, so much timber as is actually necessary for buildings, fences, and other improvements on the land entered: Provided further, That the general mining laws of the United States shall extend after the approval of this Act to any of said lands and mineral entry may be made on any of said lands, but no such mineral selection shall be permitted upon any lands allotted in severalty to the Indians: Provided further, That all the coal or oil deposits in or under the lands on the said reservation shall be and remain the property of the United States, and no patent that may be issued under the provisions of this or any other Act of Congress shall convey any title thereto: Provided further, That the lands remaining undisposed of at the expiration of five years from the opening of the said lands to entry shall be sold to the highest bidder for cash, at not less than one dollar per acre, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior, and that any lands remaining unsold ten years after the said lands shall have been opened to entry may be sold to the highest bidder for cash without regard to the above minimum limit of price: And provided further, That sections sixteen and thirty-six of said lands be, and they are hereby, excepted from the foregoing provisions and are hereby granted to the State of Idaho for school purposes, and the United States shall pay to said Indians therefor the sum of one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre: And provided also, That if the State of Idaho has made any selections under existing law in lieu of sections sixteen and thirty-six of the lands affected by this Act the acreage of such selections shall be deducted from the acreage to be paid for under the preceding proviso.
That the said lands shall be opened to settlement and entry by proclamation of the President, which proclamation shall prescribe the time when and 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, and enter any of said lands except as prescribed in such proclamation.
İhat the Secretary of the Interior shall reserve from said lands, whether surveyed or unsurveyed, such tracts for town-site purposes as in his opinion may be required for the future public interests, and he may cause any such reservations, or parts thereof, to be surveyed into blocks and lots of suitable size, and to be appraised and disposed of under such regulations as he may prescribe, and the net proceeds derived from the sale of such lands shall be paid to said Indians as provided in section seven of this Act.
That the net proceeds arising from the sale and disposition of the lands aforesaid, including the sums paid for mineral and town-site lands, shall be, after deducting the expenses incurred from time to time in connection with the allotment, appraisement, and sales and survey's herein provided, deposited in the Treasury of the l'nited States to
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the credit of the Coeur d'Alene and confederated tribes of Indians
That any of said lands necessary for agency, school, and religious purposes, including any lands now occupied by the agency buildings, and the site of any sawmill, gristmill, or other mill property on said lands are hereby reserved for such uses so long as said land shall be occupied for the purposes above designated: Provided, That all such reserved lands shall not exceed in the aggregate three sections and must be selected in legal subdivisions conformable to the public surveys, such selection to be under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior and subject to his approval.
That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby vested with full power and authority to make all needful rules and regulations as to the manner of sale, notice of same, and other matters incident to the carrying out of the provisions of this Act, and with authority to reappraise and reclassify said lands if deemed necessary from time to time, and to continue making sales of the same, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, until all of the lands shall have been disposed of.
That nothing in this Act contained shall be construed to bind the United States to find purchasers for any of said lands, it being the purpose of this Act merely to have the United States to act as trustee for said Indians in the disposition and sales of said lands and to expend or pay over to them the net proceeds derived from the sales as herein provided.
That to enable the Secretary of the Interior to allot, classify, appraise, and conduct the sale and entry of said lands as in this Act provided the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated from any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the same to be reimbursed from the proceeds of the sales of the aforesaid lands: Provided, That when funds shall have been procured from the first sales of the land the Secretary of the Interior may use such portion thereof as may be actually necessary in conducting future sales and otherwise carrying out the provisions of this Act ..
FORT HALL INDIANS. (Treaty.)
For eighteenth 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 dollar's -.-.-.-.-.-. -.-. -. -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-..-