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The Attorney-General of the United States is hereby copies of directed to furnish clerks of the district court in the different judicial divisions of Alaska a sufficient number of seers. copies of this Act and other road and trail laws that may now be upon the statutes relating to roads and trails in the district of Alaska for use of road overseers in each judicial division.
CHAP. 1630.–An Act Making appropriations to supply defi- Apr. 27, 1904. ciencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thir- [H. R. 15054.] tieth, nineteen hundred and four, and for prior years, and for other [Public, No. purposes.
189.] 33 Stats. L.,
pt. 1, p. 394. 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, Deficlenches appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury 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 repairs and preservation of public buildings: Re
preservation. 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, fifty thousand dollars:
To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers Surveyorsof the Treasury on account of the appropriation “ Contingent expenses, office of surveyor-general of Alaska," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and three, one dollar and twenty cents.
PAYMENT TO JAMES DEITRICK: For payment to James Deitrick for rent of land office at Peavy, Alaska, and for "Payment to. supplies furnished to R. C. Nichols, receiver of public
moneys, for use of said land office, and for freight and drayage paid on land-office furniture and supplies from Saint Michael to Peavy, Alaska, as per account rendered and certified to by R. C. Nichols, late receiver, and set forth on page twenty-five, House Document Numbered Six hundred and fifty-two of this session, one thousand six hundred and twenty-three dollars and thirty-two cents.
The expenditure of four thousand nine hundred and atransporting, sixty-five dollars and twenty cents by the superintendent pupils to Car- of the industrial school at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for
transportation and expense of securing Indian youths from Alaska to said school at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, for the current fiscal year is hereby authorized to be paid from the appropriation for transportation of Indian pu
pils for said year. Transporting Three thousand five hundred dollars by the superinpupils to lem, oreg., tendent of the Indian industrial school at Chemawa
(Salem, Oregon) for transportation and expense of securing Indian youths from Alaska to said school at Chemawa, Oregon, for the current fiscal year is hereby authorized to be paid from the appropriation for transportation of Indian pupils for said year.
To pay amounts found due by the accounting officers Ala skpetres of the Treasury on account of the appropriation “ Trav
elling expenses, Territory of Alaska," for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and two, one hundred and eleven dollars and seventy-four cents.
To pay John F. Hayes, for services in reporting and Payment to. transcribing testimony taken by the subcommittee of the
Committee on Territories in the inquiry relative to Alaska, under Senate resolution of March nineteenth, nineteen hundred and three, and indexing said testimony and the report, five hundred dollars.
Sec. 5. (Chinese exclusion laws reenacted. See p. 219.)
CHAP. 1759.-An Act Making appropriations for the service of Apr. 28, 1904. the Post-Office Department for the fiscal year ending June thir- [H. R. 13521.] tieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes.
33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and IIouse of Representa- pt. 1, p. 429. tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and they are hereby, ice appropriaappropriated for the service of the Post-Office Depart- tions. ment, in conformity with the Act of July second, eighteen hundred and thirty-six, as follows:
INLAND MAIL TRANSPORTATION:
*: Provided, Proviso. That out of this appropriation the Postmaster-General is ice. authorized to provide difficult or emergency mail service in Alaska, including the establishment and equipment of relay stations, in such manner as he may think advisable, without advertising therefor.
CHAP. 1762.-An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil Apr. 28, 1904. expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thir- [IŤ. R. 14416.) tieth, nineteen hundred and five, and for other purposes.
33 Stats. L., Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- pt. 1. p. 152. tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, and the same are Sundry civil hereby, appropriated; for the objects hereinafter ex- propriations. pressed, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and five, namely:
UNDER THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT.
For repairs and preservation of public buildings: Re
preservation. 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 expenses of the Revenue-Cutter Service: for protection of the seal fisheries in Bering Sea and the other waters of Alaska, and the interest of the Govern
on the seal islands and the sea-otter hunting grounds, and the enforcement of the provisions of law in Alaska.
(For field expenses, surveys, Alaska. See p. 220.)
Salmon fisheries, Alaska.
For the protection of the salmon fisheries of Alaska, including salaries of one agent, at two thousand five hundollars, and one assistant agent, at two thousand dollars, to be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and to be in lieu of any and all agents or inspectors now authorized by law for this purpose, seven thousand dollars.
MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND
Alaskan seal fisheries.
ALASKAN SEAL FISHERIES: For salaries and traveling Agents' sal- 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; in all, twelve thousand nine hundred and fifty dollars.
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.
Food for natives.
Surveys, For surveys and resurveys of public lands, four hunrates.
dred 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 twenty-five dollars per linear mile for standard and meander lines, twenty-three dollars for township, and twenty dollars for section lines; the provisions of section twenty-four hundred and eleven, Revised Statutes of the United States, authorizing allowance for surveys in California and Oregon, are hereby extended to all of the above-named States and Territories and district.
MISCELLANEOUS OBJECTS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.
Alaska rein. deer.
REINDEER for ALASKA: For support of reindeer stations in Alaska, for the instruction of Alaskan natives in the care and management of the reindeer, and for the purchase and introduction of reindeer from Siberia for domestic purposes, twenty-five thousand dollars.
(Bringing home the remains of officers, soldiers, and civil employees of the Army who die abroad and soldiers who die on transports. See p. 63.)
INCIDENTAL EXPENSES, TERRITORY OF ALASKA: For furniture, fuel, books, stationery, and other incidental ex- expenses. penses, for the offices of the marshals and attorneys, five thousand dollars.
TRAVELING EXPENSES, TERRITORY OF ALASKA: For the Traveling exactual 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.