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board of county commissioners of Custer County, Montana, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four thousand three hundred and fifty dollars, in full settlement of all demands against the United States for the construction of a steel bridge across the Tongue River for the accommodation of the Fort Keogh Military Reservation in Montana, according to the terms of the contract entered into between the said board of county commissioners and D. D. Wheeler, quartermaster, United States Army, dated in September, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven: Provided, That said county of Custer shall maintain and keep said bridge in repair without charge or expense to the United States.

Approved, March 27, 1906.

$4,350.00

[PUBLIC—No. 173.] By the Act To provide souvenir medallions for The Zebulon Montgomery Pike Monu

ment Association. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That for the purpose of aiding in securing a proper and adequate celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of the southwest expedition of Lieutenant Zebulon Montgomery Pike and of the exploring of the territory of the upper Arkansas Vailey, including portions of the States of Kansas and Colorado and of the Territory of New Mexico, said celebration to be held at some proper place in the immediate vicinity of Pike's Peak, Colorado, in the year nineteen hundred and six, the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized to bave prepared, in the United States Mint at Philadelphia, two dies for medallions, of such design and size as may be designated by The Zebulon Montgomery Pike Monument Association, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Colorado, and approved by him; and he shall have made and struck, at some one of the mints of the United States, from these dies such number of medallions of silver or bronze, not to exceed in the aggregate one hundred thousand, and in such quantities as may be requested by the said monument association, the net proceeds from the sale of the said proposed medallions to be applied exclusively to the fund to defray the

expenses of construction and erection of a monument to said Pike and of the exercises in dedication thereof under the auspices of the said monument association.

SEC. 2. That the material from which said proposed medallions are to be made shall be furnished by the Secretary of the Treasury on or before the first day of August, nineteen hundred and six, in such amounts and in such proportions as the president of said The Zebulon Montgomery Pike Monument Association may, in writing request, and the Secretary of the Treasury shall deliver said medallions, when made, to the President of said The Zebulon Montgomery Piké Monument Association upon the payment to the Secretary of the Treasury of an amount not less than the cost thereof.

Approved, May 17, 1906.

[PUBLIC-No. 199.]
By the Act For the relief of the State of Rhode Island.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the
Treasury is hereby directed to resettle and readjust the claim of the

State of Rhode Island for and on account of its expenditures in raising volunteers during the war with Spain under the provisions of the Acts of Congress approved July eighth, eighteen hundred and ninetytight, March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and April ewenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and four.

Approved, June 7, 1906.

[PUBLIC-No. 288.)

By the Act To modify the requirements of the Act entitled “An Act to promote the education of the blind," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventynine.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Tlouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars heretofore invested in United States registered four per centum bonds, funded loan of nineteen hundred and seven, inscribed “Secretary of the Treasury, trustee-interest to the Treasurer of the United States for credit of appropriation ‘To promote the education of the blind,'” shall upon the maturity and redemption of said bonds on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and seven, in lieu of reinvestment in other Government bonds, be set apart and credited on the books of the Treasury Department as a perpetual trust fund; and the sum of ten thousand dollars, being equivalent to four per centum on the principal of said trust fund, be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and such appropriation shall be deemed å permanent annual appropriation and shall be expended in the manner and for the purposes authorized by the Act approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, entitled “An Act to promote the education of the blind," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine...

Approved, June 25, 1906.

$10,000.00

[PRIVATE-No. 3573.]

By the Act For the relief of James N. Robinson and Sallie B. McComb. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of three thousand two hundred and fifty dollars, to James N. Robinson and Sallie B. McComb, of Marion County, Indiana, on account of damages sustained by them because of the wrongful confiscation by the United States of three hundred and thirty-five acres of land and three hundred dollars in promissory notes, all the property of the said James N. Robinson and Sallie B. McComb, and the sum of three thousand two hundred and fifty dollars is hereby appropriated for such purpose Approved, June 30, 1906.

S. Doc. 535, 59-1-30

3, 250.00

[PRIVATE—No. 3252.] By the Act To reimburse Fred Dickson for loss of his tools through the fire which destroyed the engine house at Fort Duchesne, Utah, on September nineteenth, nineteen hundred and two.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized to pay to Fred Dickson, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one hundred and fifty-five dollars and sixty-five cents..

Approved, June 28, 1906.

$155. 65

[PRIVATE—No. 3250.]

By the Act For the relief of Blank and Parks, of Waxahachie, Texas. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Blank and Parks, of Waxabachie, Texas, the sum of four hundred dollars, paid under protest to the collector of internal revenue at Dallas, Texas, said payment having been demanded and payment required under threats of restraint and sale of said Blank and Parks's property in consequence of a technical violation of the internal-revenue laws of the United States.

Approved, June 26, 1906.

400.00

[PRIVATE—No. 3248.] By the Act For the relief of Edward King, of Niagara Falls, in the State of New York.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to Edward King, of Niagara Falls, in the State of New York, the sum of ninety dollars, said sum being the amount paid to the United States Government for duties on certain horses imported by him at Buffalo, New York, and which said horses were afterwards discovered to have been stolen by one William Potts in Canada, and which were, after their importation, returned by the said Edward King to their rightful owner

Approved, June 23, 1906.

90.00

[PRIVATE—No. 3247.]

By the Act For the relief of Judd 0. Hartzell. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to Judd O. Hartzell, of Laharpe, Illinois, the sum of nine hundred and sixty dollars, to reimburse him for said sum paid by him for a technical violation of the internal-revenue laws of the United States

Approved, June 21, 1906.

960.00

[PRIVATE-No. 2298.]

By the Act For the relief of Charles L. Allen. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to issue to Charles L. Allen, of New York, New York, a duplicate in lieu of United States four per centum registered bond of the funded loan of nineteen hundred and seven, numbered one hundred and forty-one thousand six hundred and ninety-four, for one hundred dollars, inscribed in his name, and alleged to have been lost after having been assigned in blank: Provided, That the said Charles L. Allen shall first file in the Treasury a bond in the penal sum of double the amount of the principal of said registered bond and the interest that would accrue thereon to the date of its maturity, with good and sufficient sureties, residents of the United States, to be approved by the Secretary of the Treasury, with condition to indemnify and save harmless the United States from any loss because of the lost bond herein described.

Approved, May 16, 1906.

[PRIVATE-No. 2297.]

By the Act For the relief of the estate of Charles M. Demarest, deceased. Beit enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to refund and pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, any statute of limitation to the contrary notwithstanding, to the legal representatives of the estate of Charles M. Demarest, late of Warwick, in the State of New York, the sum of one hundred and twenty-two dollars and twenty-six cents, being the amount due on one first-mortgage preferred bond issued by the Champaign, Havana and Western Railway Company, numbered two hundred and fifty-one, and dated July first, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and paid into the United States Treasury on February twenty-third, eighteen hundred and ninetyeight, by the clerk of the circuit court of the United States for the southern district of Illinois, in accordance with section nine hundred and ninety-six, as amended by the Act of February nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven (Twenty-ninth Statutes at Large, page five hundred and seventy-eight), which provides that money remaining in the registry of court unclaimed for ten years shall be deposited to the credit of the United States.

Approved, May 16, 1906.

$122. 26

[PRIVATE-No. 1536.]

By the Act For the relief of James W. Jones.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the
Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay to

James W. Jones, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of five hundred and thirteen dollars and seventyone cents. Said James W. Jones, a clerk of class one in the office of the Auditor for the Post-Office Department, was, on February twentyfifth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, erroneously arrested and summarily dismissed on February twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight

Approved, April 21, 1906.

$513. 71

[PRIVATE-No. 1530.]

By the Act. For the relief of F. H. Driscoll.

Beit enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay F. H. Driscoll, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of eighty dollars, in full payment for services rendered the United States of America, not otherwise remunerated, as follows: As storekeeper-gauger in charge of special bonded warehouse numbered six, first district of California, for a period of twenty days during the month of May, anno Domini, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, at four dollars per diem .

Approved, April 20, 1906.

80.00

[PRIVATE-No. 594.).

By the Act For the relief of G. F. Tarbell.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the sum of two thousand five hundred and forty dollars and seventy-three cents be paid to G. F. Tarbell, of Boston, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, said sum having been exacted as duties and paid to the collector of customs at the port of Boston by the said Tarbell, on the third day of December, nineteen hundred and two, covering a consignment of one hundred and forty-four head of cattle shipped from Canada in bond via Boston, Massachusetts, to Liverpool, England, on the twenty-fifth day of November, nineteen hundred and two, and being probibited from being so shipped by general orders from the Department of Agriculture, dated the twenty-seventh day of November, nineteen hundred and two, said cattle being then slaughtered and exported on the Cestrian on the tenth day of December, nineteen hundred and two.

SEC. 2. That the Secretary of the Treasury is directed to make payment of said amount of two thousand five hundred and forty dollars and seventy-three cents, mentioned in section one, out of the funds not otherwise appropriated

SEC. 3. That this Act shall take effect on its passage.
Approved, March 9, 1906.

2, 540. 73

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