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For payment of such miscellaneous expenses as may be authorized by the Attorney-General, for the United States courts and their officers, including the furnishing and collecting of evidence where the United States is or may be a party in interest, and moving of records for the fiscal years as follows:
For the fiscal year nineteen hundred and five, one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars: Provided, That in so far as it may be deemed necessary by the AttorneyGeneral this appropriation and the like appropriation for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and six shall be
available for such expenses in the district of Alaska : Use of unex- Provided further, That the unexpended Government funds.
funds which were in the hands of the clerks of the district court for the district of Alaska at the close of January twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred and five, shall be available for the payment of court expenses in so far as they were available by virtue of then existing law, notwithstanding the provisions of the Act of January twenty-seventh, nineteen hundred and five, entitled "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.
Mar. 3, 1905. [S. 7012.)
CHAP. 1491,-An Act To amend an Act entitled “ An Act to
provide for the construction and maintenance of roads, the estab[Public, No. lishment and maintenance of schools, and the care and support of
33 Stat. L., insane persons in the district of Alaska, and for other purposes.” pt. 1, p. 1262.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa
tives of the United States of America in Congress assemRad s , bled, That section four of "An Act to provide for the schools, etc.
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 is hereby, amended
so that it shall read as follows: School dis- “ SEC. 4. That the common council of the incorporated porated towns towns in said district shall have the power, and it shall lished by com
be their duty, in their respective towns to establish school mon council. districts, to provide the same with suitable schoolhouses,
and to maintain public schools therein and to provide the necessary funds for the schools; but such schools when
established shall be under the supervision and control of School board. a school board of three members, consisting of a director,
tricts in incor.
to be est a b
a treasurer, and a clerk, to be elected annually by the vote of all adults who are citizens of the United States or who have declared their intention to become such and who are residents of the school district. The members of said board first elected shall hold their offices for the term of Term of office.
One-year term one, two, and three years, respectively, and until their added. successors are elected and qualified, and one member of such board shall be elected each year thereafter and shall hold his office for a period of three years and until his successor is elected and qualified; and they shall each, before entering upon the duties of their office, take an oath in writing to honestly and faithfully discharge the duties of their trust. In case a vacancy in the member- Vacancies. ship of said board occurs from death, resignation, removal, or other cause, such vacancy may be filled by a special election, upon ten days' notice, called by the remaining members of the board upon the petition of five qualified voters. All money available for school pur- Expenditures poses, except for the construction and equipment of of school fund. schoolhouses and the acquisition of sites for the same, shall be expended under the direction of said board, and the treasurer of said board shall be the custodian of said money, and he shall, before entering upon the duties of his office, give his bond, with sufficient surețies, to the Bond. school district, in such sum as the common council may direct, and subject to its approval, but not less than twice the amount that may come into his hands as treasurer, conditioned that he will honestly and faithfully disburse and account for all money that may come into his hands as such treasurer. The said board shall have the power to hire and employ the necessary teachers, to provide for Teachers. heating and lighting the schoolhouse, and in general to do and perform everything necessary for the due maintenance of a proper school."
Fees to be
CHAP. 1497.-An Act To further prescribe the duties of the Mar. 3, 1905. secretary of the district of Alaska, and for other purposes.
[H. R. 17863.)
[Public, No. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- 33 Stat. L., tives of the United States of America in Congress assem- pt. 1, p. 1265. bled, That in case the law requires or authorizes any serv
paid secretary. ice to be performed or any act to be done by the secretary of the district of Alaska and there is no provision of law l'equiring the payment of a fee for such service by the person for whose benefit the same is performed, the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe such fees for said service as he may deem proper.
SEC. 2. That all fees received by the secretary of the Alaska His. district of Alaska as such secretary, from every source and Museum. whatsoever, shall be disbursed, on the order of the gov- fees to be used ernor of the district of Alaska, for the benefit of the for. Alaska Historical Library and Museum, as provided in
Bond of secretary.
section thirty-two, chapter one, title one, of an Act approved June sixth, nineteen hundred, entitled “An Act making further provision for a civil government for Alaska, and for other purposes ;” and all such receipts and disbursements shall be accounted for in the manner prescribed in said section.
SEC. 3. That the secretary of the district of Alaska, before entering upon the duties of said office, shall execute a bond with sufficient sureties, to be approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and in such penal sum as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, conditioned upon the safe-keeping, faithful disbursement, and proper accounting for all moneys from whatsoever source which may come into his hands as such secretary.
ARMY AND NAVY.
FIFTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION.
CHAP. 160.-An Act Making appropriations to supply urgent Feb. 18, 1904, deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June (H. R. 10954.] thirtieth, nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for [Public, No. other purposes.
22.] 33 Stat. L.,
pt. 1, p. 15. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representutives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are Urgent defi
ciencies approhereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury priations. not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other objects hereinafter stated, namely:
For the purchase of supplies and equipments for use in Military telethe construction, maintenance, and repair of military graph lines, telegraph lines in Alaska, two thousand five hundred dollars.
Bringing home remains of officers and men, Navy and Bringing Marine Corps, who die abroad: To enable the Secretary from abroad. of the Navy, in his discretion, to cause to be transported to their homes the remains of officers and enlisted men of the Navy and Marine Corps who die or are killed in action, ashore or afloat, outside of the continental limits of the United States, fifteen thousand dollars: Provided, Proviso. That the sum herein appropriated shall be available for til" used. transportation of the remains of officers and men who have died or who have been killed while on duty at any
time since April twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and shall be available until used, and applicable to past as well as future obligations.
To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers of the Treasury on account of the appropriation for
Bringing home remains of officers and men, Navy and Marine Corps, who die abroad,” two hundred and thirtyseven dollars and eight cents.
Cavite, P. I.
Naval Station, Cavite, Philippine Islands: For extension of construction and repair joiner shop, two thousand eight hundred dollars.
UNDER THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY.
For necessary expenditures incident to the occupation Cuba.
and utilization of the naval station at Guantanamo, Cuba, to be used for such purposes as the Secretary of the Navy may direct, two hundred thousand dollars.
JUDGMENTS, COURT OF CLAIMS. (Bounty for destruction of enemy's vessels. See p. 79.)
Apr. 21, 1904. CHAP. 1403.-An Act To amend section twelve hundred and [S. 1399.)
twenty-five of Revised Statutes, so as to provide for detail of re[Public, No. tired officers of the Army and Navy to assist in military instruc
126.] tion in schools.. 33 Stats. L., pt. 1, p. 225.
Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representa
tives of the United States of America in Congress assemMilitary in bled, That section twelve hundred and twenty-five of the struction in schools. Revised Statutes, concerning the detail of officers of the and havya rom. Army, and Navy to educational institutions, be, and the cers may be de: same is hereby, amended so as to permit the President to
detail under the provisions of that Act, and in addition to the detail of the officers of the Army and Navy now authorized to be detailed under the existing provisions of said Act, such retired officers and noncommissioned officers of the Army and Navy of the United States as in his judgment may be required for that purpose to act as instructors in military drill and tactics in schools in the United States and Territories where such instructions shall have been authorized by the educational authorities thereof, and where the services of such instructors shall have been applied for by said authorities.