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UNDER THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
For repairs and preservation of public buildings: Re- Sitka, Alaska. pairs and preservation of custom-houses, court-houses, and post-offices, and quarantine stations, buildings and wharf at Sitka, Alaska, and the other public buildings and the grounds thereof under the control of the Treasury Department, exclusive of marine hospitals, four hundred and fifty thousand dollars:
for protection of the seal fisheries in Bering Sea and the Seal fisheries. other waters of Alaska, and the interest of the Government on the seal islands and the sea-otter hunting grounds, and the enforcement of the provisions of law in Alaska;
ALASKA FUND: That the moneys described as the “Alaska fund," in section one of "An Act to provide for the construction and maintenance of roads, the establishment and maintenance of schools, and the care and support of insane persons in the district of Alaska, and for other purposes," approved January twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and five, be, and the same are hereby, appropriated out of the Treasury of the United States for the uses and purposes in said Act mentioned.
(For Field Expenses, surveys, Alaska. See p. 227.)
Fish hatcheries, Alaska: For the establishment of one or more hatcheries in Alaska for the propagation of sal- erles, etc.
mon and other food fishes, at points to be selected by the Secretary of Commerce and Labor, including the purchase of sites, construction of necessary buildings and ponds, purchase and hire of boats, equipment, and such temporary help as may be required for construction and operation of the hatcheries, to be immediately available, fifty thousand dollars.
For the protection of the salmon fisheries of Alaska, including salaries of one agent, at two thousand five hundred dollars, and one assistant agent, at two thousand dollars, seven thousand dollars.
MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND
ALASKAN SEAL FISHERIES: For salaries and traveling aries, etc.
expenses of agents at seal fisheries in Alaska, as follows: For one agent, three thousand six hundred and fifty dollars; one assistant agent, two thousand nine hundred and twenty dollars; two assistant agents, at two thousand one hundred and ninety dollars each; necessary traveling expenses of agents actually incurred in going to and returning from Alaska, not to exceed five hundred dollars each per annum; and for the purchase of stationery for the use of said agents, and the expense of transporting the same to the Pribilof Islands, Alaska; in all, twelve
thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars. Food, etc., for
To enable the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to. furnish food, fuel, and clothing to the native inhabitants on the islands of Saint Paul and Saint George, Alaska, nineteen thousand five hundred dollars.
For surveys and resurveys of public lands, four hundred thousand dollars, at rates not exceeding nine dollars per linear mile for standard and meander lines, seven dollars for township, and five dollars for section lines:
Provided further, That in the States of
and the district of Alaska, there may be allowed, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, for the survey and resurvey of lands heavily timbered, mountainous, or covered with dense undergrowth, rates not exceeding twentyfive dollars per linear mile for standard and meander lines, twenty-three dollars for township, and twenty dollars for section lines; the provisions of section twentyfour hundred and eleven, Revised Statutes of the United
States, authorizing allowance for surveys in California and Oregon, are hereby extended to all of the abovenamed States and Territories and district.
UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
sources of Alas
For continuation of the investigation of the mineral Mineral reresources of Alaska, eighty thousand dollars, to be im-ka. mediately available;
EDUCATION IN ALASKA: To enable the Secretary of
Eskimos, etc. the Interior, in his discretion and under his direction, to provide for the education and support of the Eskimos, Indians, and other natives of Alaska; for erection, repair, and rental of school buildings; for text-books and industrial apparatus; for pay and necessary traveling expenses of general agent, assistant agent, superintendents, teachers, physicians, and other employees, and all other necessary miscellaneous expenses which are not included under the above special heads, fifty thousand dollars, to be immediately available.
REINDEER FOR ALASKA: For the support of reindeer Reindeer. stations in Alaska, and for the instruction of Alaskan natives in the care and management of the reindeer, fifteen thousand dollars.
CARE AND CUSTODY OF THE INSANE, DISTRICT OF ALASKA : Care, etc., of For the care and custody of persons legally adjudged insane in the district of Alaska, including transportation and other expenses, up to and including June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and six, to be immediately available, seventeen thousand two hundred and thirty-two dollars.
(Bringing home the remains of officers and soldiers who die abroad and civil employees of the army who die abroad and soldiers who die on transports. See p. 72.)
UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.
INCIDENTAL EXPENSES, TERRITORY OF ALASKA: For furniture, fuel, books, stationery, and other incidental expenses, for the offices of the marshals and attorneys, five
thousand dollars. Traveling ex
TRAVELING EXPENSES, TERRITORY OF ALASKA: For the actual and necessary expenses of the judges and clerks in the district of Alaska when traveling in the discharge of their official duties, five thousand dollars.
(Expenses of the district court of Alaska. See p. 228.)
BOUNDARY LINE, ALASKA AND CANADA: To enable the Secretary of State to mark the boundary, and make the surveys incidental thereto, between the Territory of Alaska and the Dominion of Canada in conformity with the award of the Alaskan Boundary Tribunal and existing treaties, sixty-five thousand dollars, together with the unexpended balance of the previous appropriation for this object.
Mar. 3, 1905. CHAP. 1484.-An Act Making appropriations to supply defi[H. R. 19150.]
ciencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June [Public, No. thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for prior years, and for 217.)
other purposes. 33 Stats. L., pt. 1, p. 1214.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa
tives of the United States of America in Congress assemDeficiencies bled, That the following sums be, and the same are appropriations.
hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:
REPAIRS AND PRESERVATION OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS: For , Public buildrepairs and preservation of public buildings and preser- Repairs and vation of custom-houses, court-houses, and post-offices,
preservation. and quarantine stations, buildings and wharf at Sitka, Alaska, and the other public buildings and the grounds thereof under the control of the Treasury Department, exclusive of marine hospitals, fiscal .year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, one thousand nine hundred and seventy-six dollars.
To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation “ Contingent expenses, Territory of Alaska," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, one dollar and thirty-two cents.
(Survey for wagon road and military trail, Alaska. See p. 73.)
ALASKA: To pay Surveyorsamounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treas- general. ury on account of the appropriation “ Contingent expenses, office of surveyor-general of Alaska,” for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one dollar and fiftyeight cents.