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States, authorizing allowance for surveys in California and Oregon, are hereby extended to all of the abovenamed States and Territories and district. * * *
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 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.
Traveling ex penses.
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 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 Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are 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
(Survey for wagon road and military trail, Alaska. See p. 73.)
OFFICE OF SURVEYOR-GENERAL OF 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.
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 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 224.] 33 Stat. L., insane persons in the district of Alaska, and for other purposes." pt. 1, p. 1262.
Roads schools, etc.
School districts in incor
to be estab
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section four 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 is hereby, amended so that it shall read as follows:
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,
Term of office."
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 one, two, and three years, respectively, and until their 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 purposes, except for the construction and equipment of 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 sureties, 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."
Expenditures of school fund.
CHAP. 1497.-An Act To further prescribe the duties of the Mar. 3, 1905. secretary of the district of Alaska, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in case the law requires or authorizes any service to be performed or any act to be done by the secretary of the district of Alaska and there is no provision of law requiring 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.
[H. R. 17863.]
[Public, No. 230.]
Stat. L., 1, p. 1265.
Fees to be paid secretary.
SEC. 2. That all fees received by the secretary of the, Alaska Hisdistrict 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