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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1905, Part I
([1905])

Indian legislation passed during the second and third sessions of the Fifty-eighth Congress,   pp. 441-471 PDF (16.2 MB)


Page 468

468      REPORTS OF THE        DEPARTMENT       OF THE    INTERIOR. 
SUPPORT OF SCHOOLS. 
For support of Indian day and industrial schools, and for other educational
purposes not 
hereinafter provided for, one million three hundred thousand dollars. 
For construction, purchase, lease, and repair of school buildings, and sewerage,
water 
supply, and lighting plants, and purchase of school sites, and improvement
of buildings and 
grounds, four hundred thousand dollars; in all, one million seven hundred
thousand dollars. 
[Vol. 33, p. 1075.] 
For support and education of four hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the
Sherman Insti- 
tute, Riverside, California, seventy-five thousand one hundred and fifty
dollars; * *  * 
for general repairs and improvements, five thousand dollars; for purchase
of reservoir site, 
five hundred dollars, to be immediately available; in all, ninety-five thousand
six hundred 
and fifty dollars: Provided, That the Indian school at Perris, California,
is hereby discon- 
tinued, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, under the direction of the
Secretary of the 
Interior, is authorized to sell and convey said property, and apply the proceeds
thereof to 
the improvement of Sherman Institute, at Riverside, California. 
[Vol. 33, p. 1078.] 
For the support and education of two hundred and fifty Indian pupils at the
Indian school, 
Tomah, Wisconsin, forty-one thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars; * *
*  for pur- 
chase of lands, six thousand-dollars; for general repairs and improvements,
three thousand 
dollars; in all, sixty-two thousand four hundred and fifty dollars. * * *
For a superintendent in charge of agency and educational matters on the Coeur
d'Alene 
Reservation in Idaho, one thousand two hundred dollars; which reservation
is hereby 
segregated from the Colville Agency in Washington. 
For the maintenance, strengthening, and enlarging of the tribal schools of
the Cherokee, 
Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Seminole nations, and making provision for
the attendance 
of children of noncitizens therein, and the establishment of new schools
under the control of 
the tribal school boards and the Dapartment of the Interior, the sum of one
hundred and 
fifty thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be placed
in the hands of 
the Secretary of the Interior, and disbursed by him under such rules and
regulations as he 
may prescribe: Provided, That the Attorney-General of the United States is
hereby author- 
ized and directed to turn over to the Secretary of the Interior all money
now in his hands 
paid over to him by the clerks and deputy clerks of the United States courts
in the Indian 
Territory under the provisions of the Act of February nineteenth, nineteen
hundred and 
three, which, under the terms of said Act, is to be applied to the permanent
school fund of 
the district, and all money which may hereafter come into his hands from
the same source 
under said Act; and the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to
use said money 
in maintaining, strengthening, and enlarging the schools in the Indian Territory
as provided 
for in this paragraph. 
*           *           *          *           *           *          * 
[Vol. 33, p. 1078.] 
SEC. 6. That the following agreement made and concluded on the twenty-eighth
day of 
May, nineteen hundred and four, by James McLaughlin, United States Indian
inspector, 
with the male adult Indians residing on the Port Madison Indian Reservation,
in the State 
of Washington, is hereby accepted, ratified, and confirmed: 
This agreement made and entered into on the twenty-eighth day of May, nineteen
hun- 
dred and four, by and between James McLaughlin, United States Indian inspector,
on the 
part of the United States, and the Indians belonging on the Port Madison
Indian Reserva- 
tion, in the State of Washington, witnesseth: 
ARTICLE I. The said Indians belonging on the Port Madison Indian Reservation,
in the 
State of Washington, for the consideration hereinafter named, do hereby cede,
grant, and 
relinquish to the United States all right, title, and interest which they
may have in and to 
that portion of the unallotted lands of the said Port Madison Indian Reservation,
in the 
State of Washington, described by legal subdivision of Government survey
as lots four and 
five, in section twenty-one, township twenty-six'north, range two east, Willamette
meridian, 
containing forty-eight and seventy-five one-hundredths acres, more or less.
ARTICLE II. In consideration of the lands ceded, granted, relinquished, and
conveyed by 
Article I of this agreement, the United States stipulates and agrees to pay
to the said Indians 
per capita in cash the sum of three thousand nine hundred dollars, share
and share alike, to 
each man, woman, and child belonging to the said Port Madison Indian Reservation,
within 
ninety days after the ratification of this agreement, and also to pay to
certain of said 
Indians, within the said time limit, the sum of three thousand six hundred
and twenty-eight 
dollars for certain personal improvements, and four hundred and sixty-six
and seventy-five 
one-hundredths dollars to the treasurer of the Port Madison Indian Improvement
Club for 
floating wharf, and three hundred and fifty-five dollars to the treasurer
of the board of 


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