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1st day of March 1945; the amount of each such annual payment shall be fixed and determined in accordance with the following schedule: When stored water (other

The annual construction than dead storage) in the

charge payment due DeSan Carlos Reservoir on

cember 1 of the following March 1 of each year is:

year shall be: 0 to 100.000 acre-feet

$12,500 Over 100,000 but not over 200,000 acre-feet

25,000 Over 200.000 but not over 250,000 acre-feet

37,500 Over 250,000 but not over 300,000 acre-feet

50,000 Over 300,000 but not over 350,000 acre-feet

75,000 Over 350,000 but not over 400,000 acre-feet

100,000 Over 400,000 acre-feet

125,000 SEC. 2. The variable repayment schedule provided for in section 1 hereof shall go into effect for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1945, schedule and ending June 30, 1946, and the first such annual payment shall become due and payable December 1, 1946.

SEC. 3. The term "construction charges” shall mean the unpaid balance of the principal obligations due the United States under the charges." terms of the repayment contract dated June 8, 1931, between the United States and the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District, as amended, including all annual installments deferred in whole or in part: Provided, That the sum of $25,000 shall be paid December 1, 1945, on the deferred installment due December 1, 1945, under the amended repayment contract: Provided further, That none of the deferred installments shall bear interest during the periods deferred.

SEC. 4. The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and Supplemental agree. directed to enter into a supplemental agreement with the San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District modifying the repayment provisions of the existing repayment contract, as amended, in accordance herewith.

Approved, July 14, 1945. [CHAPTER 320)

AN ACT To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to modify the provisions of a contract for July 21, 1945 the purchase of a power plant for use in connection with the San Carlos irrigation

(H.R. 1656 project.

(Public Law 1571 Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of San Carlos irrigation the Interior is authorized and directed, with the consent of the project, Ariz. Christmas Copper Corporation, to extend to December 31, 1946, the chase of power plant, provisions of the contract entered into on June 19, 1942, whereby the United States agreed to purchase the Diesel electric-generating plant of said corporation for use in connection with the San Carlos Indian irrigation project, and whereby said corporation agreed to accept delivery of electric energy from the United States prior to December 31, 1944, in partial payment for such plant; to modify the contract thus extended so as to require that electric energy delivered to said corporation during the period beginning January 1, 1945, be paid for by credit under the contract at the rates established by the general rates schedule for the San Carlos Indian irrigation project system in effect at the time of delivery; and to delete from the contract the provision reserving a first right to said corporation to use seven hundred and fifty kilowatts of power. The terms of the contract thus extended shall be subject to the right of the United States to remove the Diesel plant from its present location or to sell or otherwise dispose of it, which action may be taken in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior. In the event of such removal or disposition of the Diesel plant, any remaining balance of the purchase price shall be liquidated and discharged prior to December 31, 1946, in the same manner as though such plant had not been disposed of or removed.

Approved, July 21, 1945.

59 Stat. 487

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modification.

July 21, 1945

H.J. Res. 1951 (Public Law 159)

59 Stat. 501

Treaty of Greene Ville Celebration Commission.

Composition.

Purpose.

(CHAPTER 322]

JOINT RESOLUTION
To provide for the observance and celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth

anniversary of the signing of the treaty with the Indians of the Northest
Territory, known as the Treaty of Greene Ville.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that there is hereby established a commission to be known as the Treaty of Greene Ville Celebration Commission (hereinafter referred to as the "Commission") and to be composed of eight commissioners, as follows: The President of the United States; two Members of the Senate, one from each of the two major parties, to be appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate; two Members of the House of Representatives, one from each of the two major parties, to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; and three individuals from private life, to be appointed by the President of the United States. The commissioners shall serve without compensation and shall select a chairman from among their number.

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the Commission to prepare and carry out a comprehensive plan for the observance and celebration of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the signing on August 3, 1795, in what is now the State of Ohio, of the Treaty of Greene Ville by General Anthony Wayne and representatives of the Indians of the Northwest Territory. In the preparation of such plan, the Commission shall cooperate with the Treaty of Greene Ville Sesquicentennial Commission, Incorporated, in order that there may be proper coordination and correlation of plans for such observance and celebration.

SEC. 3. (a) Without regard to the civil-service laws or the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, the Commission is authorized to appoint and prescribe the duties and fix the compensation of a director and such other employees as are necessary in the execution of its functions.

(b) The Commission may make such expenditures as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this joint resolution, including all necessary traveling expenses and subsistence expenses incurred by the commissioners. All expenditures of the Commission shall be allowed and paid upon presentation of itemized vouchers therefor, approved by the Chairman of the Commission.

(c) The Commission shall cease to exist within six months after the date of the expiration of the celebration.

Approved, July 21, 1945.

7 Stat. 49.

Cooperation with designated commission.

Director, etc. 42 Stat. 1488.

5 U.S. C. $ 661; Supp. IV, $ 661 et seq.

Ante, p. 298 et seq.

Expenditures.

Termination.

December 28, 1945

(H.R. 4805) (Public Law 269)

59 Stat. 632

CHAPTER 589)

AN ACT
Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in certain appropriations for the fiscal

year ending June 30, 1946, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental
appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 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, 1946, and for prior fiscal years, to provide supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1946, and for other purposes, namely:

First Deficiency Ap. propriation Act, 1946.

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Ante, p. 324.

Sioux Indians, property losses.

IBUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS For payment to certain individual Sioux Indians, their heirs or devisees, in full settlement of their claims against the United States for personal property losses, as authorized by the Act of June 30, 1945 (Public Law 97), including payment of attorney fees and other expenses authorized by said Act, $111,630, to remain available as provided in said Act: Provided, That the respective Indian agency superintendents, acting as ex officio guardians, shall have authority to make application for, and to receive, payment of the amounts due the said claimants, their heirs or devisees.

Ante, p. 265.

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IJUDGMENTS, UNITED STATES COURT OF CLAIMS SEC. 203. (a) For payment of judgments rendered by the Court of Claims and reported to the Seventy-ninth Congress in Senate Document Numbered 114, and House Document Numbered 357, under the following agencies, namely:

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December 28, 1945

(H. R. 3167) (Public Law 276)

59 Stat. 661

Washington judicial districts.

36 Stat. 1128.

Eastern district.
Northern division.

Southern division.

To amend section 112 of the Judicial Code to change the times for holding the terms

of the District Court for the Eastern District of the State of Washington. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 112 of the Judicial Code, as amended (U. S. C., 1940 edition, title 28, sec. 193), is amended to read as follows:

"SEC. 112. The State of Washington is divided into two districts, to be known as the eastern and western districts of Washington. The eastern district shall include the territory embraced on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and ten, in the counties of Spokane, Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan, Chelan, Grant, Douglas, Lincoln, Adams, and Whitman, with the waters thereof, including all Indian reservations within said counties, which shall constitute the northern division; also the territory embraced on the date last mentioned in the counties of Asotin, Garfield, Columbia, Franklin, Walla Walla, Benton, Klickitat, Kittitas, and Yakima, with the waters thereof, including all Indian reservations within said counties, which shall constitute the southern division of said district. Terms of the district court for the northern division shall be held at Spokane on the first Tuesdays in April and September; for the southern division, at Yakima on the third Tuesday in May and on the second Tuesday in November, and at Walla Walla on the first Tuesdays in June and December. The western district shall include the territory embraced on the first day of July, nineteen hundred and ten, in the counties of Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, King, San Juan, Island, Kitsap, Clallam, and Jefferson, with the waters thereof, including all Indian reservations within said counties, which shall constitute the northern division; also the territory embraced on the date last mentioned in the counties of Pierce, Mason, Thurston, Chehalis, Pacific, Lewis, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, Clarke, and Skamania, with the waters thereof, including all Indian reservations

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within said counties which shall constitute the southern division of said district. Terms of the district court for the northern division shall be held at Bellingham on the first Tuesdays in April and October; at Seattle on the first Tuesdays in May and November; and for the southern division, at Tacoma on the first Tuesdays in February and July. The clerks of the courts for the eastern and western districts shall maintain an office in charge of himself or a deputy at each place in their respective districts where terms of court are required to be held.”

Approved, December 28, 1945.

Clerks' offices,

PUBLIC LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1946

March 11. 1946 (S. J. Res. 136] (Public Law 323]

60 Stat, 54 Buffalo Bill Dam and Reservoir. Wyo.

[CHAPTER 84]

JOINT RESOLUTION
Changing the name of the Shoshone Dam and Reservoir to Buffalo Bill Dam and

Reservoir in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of
William Frederick Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the birth on February 26, 1846, of William Frederick Cody, better known as Buffalo Bill, the name of the Shoshone Dam and Reservoir in Park County, Wyoming, is changed effective February 26, 1946, to the "Buffalo Bill Dam and Reservoir".

Approved, March 11, 1946.

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March 22, 1946

(S. 1185) (Public Law 332)

Stat. 59 Custer Battlefield National Monument. Mont.

To change the designation of Custer Battlefield National Cemetery, in the State of

Montana to “Custer Battlefield National Monument", and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the area now within the Custer Battlefield National Cemetery, in the State of Montana, shall hereafter be known as the “Custer Battlefield National Monument”, under which name this national monument shall be entitled to receive and to use all moneys heretofore or hereafter appropriated for the Custer Battlefield National Cemetery.

Approved, March 22, 1946.

April 19, 1946 (H.J. Res. 342] (Public Law 349)

60 Stat. 103

(CHAPTER 143]

JOINT RESOLUTION
Making additional appropriations for the fiscal year 1946 to pay increased compensa-

tion authorized by law to officers and employees of sundry Federal and other
agencies.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, namely:

Additional appropriations for increased pay costs, fiscal year 1946.

59 Stat. 295, 435, 470, 488.

5 U. S. C., Supp. V, $901 note: 39 U. S. C., Supp. V, 88 851-876. Post, pp. 203, 216 et

417,

INCREASED PAY COSTS For additional amounts for appropriations for the fiscal year 1946, to meet increased pay costs authorized by the Acts of June 30, 1945 (Public Law 106), July 6, 1945 (Public Law 134), July 14, 1945 (Public Law 151), and July 21, 1945 (Public Law 158), and other legislation enacted during or applicable to said fiscal year authorizing increases in pay of Government officers and employees, as follows:

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Bureau of Indian Affairs:
Salaries and general expenses:

“Departmental personal services”, $115,200;
"Maintaining law and order on Indian reservations",

$17,590;
Industrial assistance and advancement:

“Preservation of timber on Indian reservations",

$134,500;
"Expenses incidental to the sale of timber (reimbursa-

ble)", $26,820;
“Developing agriculture and stock raising among the

Indians", $80,000;
“Development of water supply", $6,700;
Irrigation and drainage:

“Construction, repair, and maintenance of irrigation

systems (reimbursable)", $20,200;
"Operation and maintenance of the San Carlos project

(receipt limitation)", $28,880;
“Improvement, operation, and maintenance of the

irrigation and power systems on the Colorado River

Indian Reservation (receipt limitation)", $3,030;
"Improvements, maintenance, and operation of the

Fort Hall irrigation systems”, $5,840;
"Improvements, maintenance, and operation of the

Fort Hall irrigation systems (receipt limitation)",

$5,760;
"Maintenance and operation, repairs, and purchase of

stored waters, irrigation systems, Fort Belknap

Reservation (reimbursable)", $750;
1“Maintenance and operation, repairs, and purchase

of stored waters, irrigation systems, Fort Belknap

Reservation (receipt limitation)", $640;
"Maintenance and operation of the several units of

the Fort Peck project (reimbursable)", $740;
“Maintenance and operation of the several units of

the Fort Peck project (receipt limitation)", $1,400;
"Improvement, maintenance, and operation of the

irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reser

vation (reimbursable)”, $730;
"Improvement, maintenance, and operation of the

irrigation systems on the Blackfeet Indian Reser

vation (receipt limitation)", $1,780;
"Operation and maintenance of the irrigation and

power systems on the Flathead Reservation (re

ceipt limitation)", $25,780;
"Improvement, maintenance, and operation of the

irrigation systems on the Crow Reservation (reim

bursable)", $450;
"Improvement, maintenance, and operation of the

irrigation systems on the Crow Reservation (receipt

limitation)”, $4,360;
“Improvements, maintenance, and operation of mis-

cellaneous irrigation projects on the Klamath Res

ervation (receipt limitation)", $490;
"Continuing operation and maintenance and better-

ment of the irrigation system to irrigate allotted
lands of the Uncompahgre, Uintah, and White
River Utes (reimbursable)", $950;

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