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Second Deficiency Appropriation

Act. 1943.

United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes:

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18 Stat. 110.

TAUDITED CLAIMS SEC. 204. (a) For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1940 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 232, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

23 Stat. 254.

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1 For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $52.88.
For improvement of land records, Indian Service, $4,871.52.
For Indian boarding schools, $116.07.
For Indian school support, $11.46.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $3.01.
For conservation of health among Indians, $81.29.

For emergency conservation fund (transfer from War to Interior,
Indians,) Act June 19, 1934), $254.07.

For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $64.26.

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I SEC. 204. (b) For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U.S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1940 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 84, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

23 Stat. 254.

IDepartment of the Interior:

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For Indian school support, $93.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $23.71.

Approved, July 12, 1943.

(CHAPTER 264]

AN ACT
To authorize a per capita payment of $10 to the members of the Santa Clara Pueblo

of New Mexico from funds on deposit to their credit in the Treasury of the United
States.

October 19, 1943

H. R, 1281 [Public Law 162)

57 Stat. 572

N. Mex.

Per capita payment authorized

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Santa Clara Pueblo. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of

the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized to withdraw from the Treasury so much as may be necessary of the funds to the credit of the Santa Clara Pueblo in the State of New Mexico which have accrued under the Act of March 4, 1929 (45 Stat. 1586), and to make therefrom a payment of not to exceed $10 to each member of the pueblo, under such rules and regulations as said Secretary may prescribe.

Approved, October 19, 1943.

October 19, 1943

IS, 3781 [Public Law 164)

57 Stat. 572

Montezuma Castle National Monument.

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Addition of lands.

[CHAPTER 266)

AN ACT
To provide for the addition of certain land in the State of Arizona to the Montezuma

Castle National Monument.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the Secre-
tary of the Interior, on behalf of the United States, is authorized to
Iacquire, in his discretion, certain lands located in the State of
Arizona known as the Montezuma Well property, containing approxi-
mately one hundred and eighty acres and situated within section 36,
township 15 north, range 5 east, and section 31, township 15 north,
range 6 east, Gila and Salt River meridian. Such lands, when acquired,
shall become a detached unit of Montezuma Castle National Monu-
ment.

(b) Effective on the date of the acquisition of such property, the south half of the northwest quarter of section 31, township 15 north, range 6 east, Gila and Salt River meridian, containing eighty acres of land owned by the United States, shall also become a part of such national monument.

SEC. 2. All laws, rules, and regulations applicable to such national monument shall be applicable with respect to the lands described in the first section of this Act upon the addition of such lands to such national monument. The title to real property acquired pursuant to this Act shall be satisfactory to the Secretary of the Interior.

SEC. 3. There are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary but not to exceed $25,000 to carry out the provisions of this Act.

Approved, October 19, 1943.

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December 23, 1943

TH. R. 35981 [Public Law 216)

57 Stat. 611

Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal

year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the First Supplemental United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following National Defense Ap. propriation Act, 1944. sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other

wise appropriated, to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1944, and for other purposes:

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Attorneys.

Frank 0. Jones.

Tribal attorney.
Ante, p. 470.

IBUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS For an additional amount for purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, fiscal year 1942, $85,000.

Minnesota Chippewa Tribe of Indians: For compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys employed by the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe of Indians under a contract or contracts approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $14,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of said tribe, arising under section 7 of the Act approved January 14, 1889 (25 Stat. 645), as amended by the Act of June 15, 1938 (52 Stat. 697), and the amount herein appropriated shall be available for compensation earned and expenses incurred during the period covered by said contract or contracts.

Payment to Frank 0. Jones, Sac and Fox Indians, Oklahoma (tribal fund): For payment to Frank 0. Jones for services performed while a member of the Sac and Fox, Oklahoma, Tribal Council, $36.32, payable out of funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

Expenses of attorneys, Chickasaw Nation of Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For expenses of attorneys of record for the Chickasaw Nation of Indians, Oklahoma, employed under authority of the Act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat. 537), $1,000, payable out of funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

Support of Osage Agency and pay of tribal officers, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For the employment at the rate of $4,500 per annum of a tribal attorney, fiscal year 1944, $2,625, payable from funds held by the United States in trust for the Osage Tribe of Indians in Oklahoma: Provided, That said attorney be appointed with the approval of the Osage Tribal Council.

Expenses of attorneys, Creek Nation of Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For expenses of attorneys of record for the Creek Nation of Indians, Oklahoma, employed under authority of the Act of May 24, 1924 (43 Stat. 139), $2,000, payable out of funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

Expenses of_attorneys, Seminole Nation of Indians, Oklahoma (tribal funds): For expenses of attorneys of record for the Seminole Nation of Indians, Oklahoma, employed under authority of the Act Iof May 20, 1924 (43 Stat. 133–134), $2,000, payable out of funds on deposit in the Treasury to the credit of said tribe of Indians.

That the section of the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1944, approved July 12, 1943 (Public Law 133, Seventy-eighth Congress, page 22), which authorizes and directs the Secretary of the Interior to purchase United States Treasury War bonds for the membership of the Shoshone Tribe of Indians is hereby amended to read as follows:

“That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed, with the consent of the business committee of the Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, to purchase one United States Treasury Series E War bond of the denomination of $500 for each member of said Shoshone Tribe according to a roll of said tribe prepared as of July 12, 1943, and approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and to pay the total cost of the bonds so purchased out of the principal of the judgment fund of said tribe in the Treasury. Each bond shall be registered by the Treasury Department in the name of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in trust for the enrolled member of the Shoshone Tribe for whom purchased and shall be held by the United States until the date of maturity, whereupon said bond shall be redeemed and the proceeds thereof paid to the Indian owner free of any trust or restriction. In the event of the death of the Shoshone owner, the proceeds of said bond at maturity shall be distributed to his

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Ante, p. 470.

Shoshone Tribe of Wind River Reservation, Wyo.

Purchase of Series E War bonds.

devisees or heirs or next of kin as provided by existing law. The Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and directed to grant permission to the county chairman of the War bond purchase program of Fremont County, Wyoming, in which county the Shoshone Tribe resides, to include the total amount of bonds purchased for the members of said tribe in his quota of War bond sales."

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TAUDITED CLAIMS SEC. 204. (a) For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1941 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of the Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in House Document Numbered 322, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

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1For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $45.99.

For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $23.47.

For Indian school buildings, $215.42.
For conservation of health among Indians, $217.98.
For Indian school support, $895.88.
For expenses, sale of timber (reimbursable), $1.65.

For support of Indians and administration of Indian property, $635.78.

For Indian service supply fund, $7.80.
For Indian boarding schools, $5.50.
For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $16.03.

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18 Stat. 110.

I SEC. 204. (b) For the payment of the following claims, certified to be due by the General Accounting Office, under appropriations the balances of which have been carried to the surplus fund under the provisions of section 5 of the Act of June 20, 1874 (31 U. S. C. 713), and under appropriations heretofore treated as permanent, being for the service of the fiscal year 1941 and prior years, unless otherwise stated, and which have been certified to Congress under section 2 of Ithe Act of July 7, 1884 (5 U. S. C. 266), as fully set forth in Senate Document Numbered 119, Seventy-eighth Congress, there is appropriated as follows:

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IDepartment of the Interior:

For emergency conservation work (transfer to Interior, Indians, Act
February 9, 1937), $43.52.

For Indian boarding schools, $51.88.
For Indian school support, $84.25.
For purchase and transportation of Indian supplies, $2.13.

For Civilian Conservation Corps (transfer to Interior, Indians), $101.22.

For conservation of health among Indians, $728.23.

For agriculture and stock raising among Indians, $13.33.

For maintenance, Fruitlands irrigation project, Navajo Reservation, New Mexico (reimbursable), $14.10.

For Indian service supply fund, $311.96.

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1944 (CHAPTER 65]

AN ACT To give effect to the Provisional Fur Seal Agreement of 1942 between the United States of America and Canada; to protect the fur seals of the Pribilof Islands; and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That when used in this Act,

(a) “Pelagic sealing" means the killing, capturing, or pursuing, or the attempted killing, capturing, or pursuing of fur seals at sea, whether within or without the territorial waters of the United States.

(b) “Sealing" means the killing, capturing, or pursuing, or the attempted killing, capturing, or pursuing, of fur seals in or on any lands or waters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

(C) “Sea otter hunting" means the killing, capturing, or pursuing, or the attempted killing, capturing, or pursuing, of sea otters at sea, except in waters subject to the jurisdiction of the United States where other laws are applicable.

(d) “Person” includes individual, association, partnership, and corporation. (e) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior. (1) “Fur-seal agreement” means the provisional fur-seal agreement between the United States and Canada effected by an exchange of notes signed at Washington on December 8, 1942, and on December 19, 1942, and any other treaty, convention or other agreement hereafter entered into by the United States for the protection of fur seals.

(g) "North Pacific Ocean" includes the Bering Sea. (h) “Import” means land on or bring into, or attempt to land on or bring into, any place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

IŠEC. 2. It shall be unlawful, except as hereinafter provided, for any citizen or national of the United States, or person owing duty of obedience to the laws or treaties of the United States, or any vessel of the United States, or person belonging to or on such vessel, to engage in pelagic sealing or sea otter hunting in or on the waters of the North Pacific Ocean; or for any person or vessel to engage in sealing; or for any person or vessel to use any port or harbor or other place subject to the jurisdiction of the United States for any purpose connected in any way with the operation of pelagic sealing, sea otter hunting, or sealing; or for any person to transplant, import, offer for sale, or have in possession at any port, place, or on any vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, raw, dressed, or dyed skins of sea otters taken contrary to the provisions of this section or, where taken pursuant to section 3 of this Act, not officially marked and certified as having been so taken, or raw, dressed, or dyed skins of fur seals taken in or on the waters of the North Pacific Ocean or on lands subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, except seal skins which have been taken under the authority of this Act or under the authority of the respective parties to any fur-seal agreement and which have been officially marked and certified as having been so taken.

SEC. 3. Indians, Aleuts, or other aborigines dwelling on the American coasts of the waters of the North Pacific Ocean shall be permitted to carry on pelagic sealing or sea otter hunting without the use of

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