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cable, aid in the enforcement of the laws of the State or Territory in which said forest reservation is situated in relation to the protection of
fish and game. * * Mineral lands, [Par. 11.) (9) Mineral Lands in Montana and Idaho: To complete Montana and the examination and classification of certain lands within the land Idaho.
grant and indemnity land grant limits of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company in the Helena and Missoula land districts in the State of Montana and in the Cour d'Alene land district in the State of Idaho, with special reference to the mineral or nonmineral character of such lands, as authorized by the Act of February twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninety-five (Twenty-eighth Statutes, six hundred and
eighty-three), namely: Commissioners For the compensation of the commissioners, not exceeding fifteen in to classify.
number, of whom not more than ten shall be of one political party, to
be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of -compensation. the Senate, such compensation not to exceed six dollars per day for
each commissioner while actually engaged in the performance of their
duties, which amount shall include their transportation and subsistence -reports. expenses; also for the publication of monthly reports and for the pay
ment of such clerical help as in the opinion of the Commissioner of the General Land Office may be necessary for the expeditious and
economical prosecution of the work, twenty-five thousand dollars: Commissioners Provided. That each commissioner shall act separately, and only to act separately, one commissioner shal
one commissioner shall examine and report on any tract of land, and his examination and report shall have the same force and effect as if
made by three commissioners, Work to be com- and under this appropriation the entire work of examination and pleted.
classification, including the publication of notices and all other ex
penses therewith connected, shall be completed; Prior statute ap- and the law of February twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and ninetyplicable. 1895, five, entitled “An Act to provide for the examination and classification Feb. 26, ch. 131 (2 Supp. R. S., $
Soos of certain mineral lands in the States of Montana and Idaho," shall be 385).
deemed and held to be applicable to the commissioners herein pro
vided for. * * Private land [Par. 12.) (10) For survey of private land claims in the States of claims.
Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, and Utab, and in the Territories of Arizona and New Mexico, confirmed under the provisions of the Act of Congress entitled “An Act to establish a Court of Private Land Claims, and to provide for the settlement of private land claims in certain States and Territories," approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, and for the resurvey of such private land claims heretofore confirmed as may be deemed necessary, ten thousand dollars, said sum to be also available for office work on such surveys and
for the examination of the surveys in the field: Notice of survey, Provided, That hereafter the notices of survey required by section how published. ten of said Act shall be published in one newspaper only, except
where specifically directed by the Commissioner of the General Land Office. * *
NOTES.--(9) See the act referred to in the text, 1895, February 26, ch. 131 (2 Supp. R. S., 385).
For supplementary legislation see 1898, July 1, ch. 546, par. 6, and note (4) thereto (2 Supp. Ř. S., 875), and 1899, March 3, ch. 424, par. 6 (2 Supp. R. S., 993).
(10) The act here referred to is that of 1891, March 3, ch. 539 (1 Supp. R. S., 917). The court created by that act was extended from time to time by 1895, March 2, ch. 177, par. 22 (2 Supp. R. S., 417); 1897, February 19, ch. 265, par. 16 (2 Supp. R. S., 556); 1899, February 24, ch. 187, par. 12 (2 Supp. R. S., 946); and 1900, April 17, ch. 192, par. 6, ante, p. 1139. The last-named act extends the existence of the court to June 30, 1902, on which date it will expire unless again renewed.
For decisions of the Supreme Court on appeals from the court of private land claims see 155 U. S., 76; 159 U.S., 452; 161 U. S., 208; 165 U. S., 675; 167 U. S., 278, 298; 168 U. S. 66; 169 U. S., 165; 170 U. S., 637, 681; 171 U. S., 220, 244, 277; 175 U. S., 500, 509, 546, 552; 176 U. S., 422; 177 U. S., 104; 179 U. S., 201; 181 U. S., 104.
[Par. 13.] (11) The Secretary of War, upon the request of the Sec- Protection of Seretary of the Interior, is hereafter authorized and directed to make quoia, Yosemite,
and General Grant the necessary detail of troops to prevent trespassers or intruders from n
sers or intruders from national parks, entering the Sequoia National Park, the Yosemite National Park, and California. the General Grant National Park, respectively, in California, for the purpose of destroying the game or objects of curiosity therein, or for any other purpose prohibited by law or regulation for the government of said reservations, and to remove such persons from said parks if found therein. * *
[Par. 14.] (12) Current expenses of the Columbia Institution for the Columbia InstiDeaf and Dumb: For support of the institution, including salaries and tution for
' and Dumb. incidental expenses, for books and illustrative apparatus, and for general repairs and improvements, fifty-four thousand five hundred dollars:
Provided, That the number of beneficiaries in said institution, author- State beneficiaized by the Act of August thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety, to ries increased. be received from the several States and Territories, is hereby increased from sixty to one hundred. * *
[Par. 15.] (13) Military posts: For the construction of buildings at, Military posts. and the enlargement of, such military posts as in the judgment of
Construction. the Secretary of War may be necessary, and for the erection of barracks and quarters for the artillery in connection with the adopted project for seacoast defense, and for the purchase of suitable building sites for said barracks and quarters, one million dollars:
Provided, That for the erection of barracks and quarters for artillery Limit of expendin connection with the project adopted for seacoast defense there shail itures. not hereafter be expended at any one point more than one thousand two hundred dollars per man for each man required for one relief to man the guns at the post up to eighty-three men, the present permanent strength of a battery, enlisted and commissioned, and for each man required beyond this number six hundred dollars per man, from any appropriation made by Congress, unless special authority of Congress be granted for a greater expenditure; * * [Par. 16.) (14) Improvement of the Yellowstone National Park: For Yellowstone Na
Park the repair and maintenance of existing roads and bridges and improve- tio ment and protection of the Yellowstone National Park, to be expended by and under the direction of the Secretary of War, sixty thousand dollars, of which amount five thousand dollars shall be immediately available for the repair of roads:
Provided, That of this amount twenty thousand dollars, or so much Wagon road authereof as may be necessary, shall be used in the construction of a thorized. wagon road and the necessary bridges through the Yellowstone Park Timber Reserve along the North Fork of the Stinking-water or Sboshone River and through the Yellowstone Park by way of the Jones Creek trail or other most practicable route to a point on the Yellowstone River near where said river flows from Yellowstone Lake:
Provided further, That road extensions and improvements shall Improvements hereafter be made in said park under and in harmony with a general according to genplan of roads and improvements to be approved by the Chief of Engi- eral neers of the Army. * *
NOTES. --(11) See paragraph 10 of this act, ante, p. 1435, as to the duty of officers of the United States in forest reservations in aiding in the enforcement of State game laws.
(12) The act here referred to, that of 1890, August 30, ch. 387, par. 4 (1 Supp. R. S., 792), provides for the admission and instruction of not exceeding sixty deaf-mutes from the several States and Territories under R. S., § 4865. See note (5) to 1901, March 1, ch. 670, par. 7, post, p. 1495.
(13) See 1898, July 1, ch. 546, par. 9 (2 Supp. R. S., 878), for a similar limitation of expenditures in connection with seacoast defense.
(14) See the act to protect the birds and animals in Yellowstone National Park, etc., 1894, May 7, ch. 72 (2 Supp. R. S., 183), and the act concerning leases in luat park, 1894, August 3, ch. 198 (2 Supp. R. S., 223).
Prior laws relating to the Yellowstone National Park are reviewed in note (3) to 1890, July 10, ch. 664 (1 Supp. R. S., 768).
California Dé- [Par. 17.] (15) That so much of the Act of March third, eighteen bris Commission hundred and ninety-nine, as provides that the members of the California to have mileage. Débris Commission sha
Débris Commission shall receive only actual expenses in lieu of mileage while traveling on duty is hereby repealed, and hereafter the offi
cers of the commission shall receive the mileage allowed by law. * * Claims for prop- [Par. 18.] Report upon claims for private property taken in the erty taken in war military service: For investigation of just claims against the United with Spain. States for private property taken and used in the military service
within the limits of the United States during the war with Spain, ten
thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may be necessary, -investigation and the Secretary of War is hereby authorized and directed to cause and report.
to be investigated all such claims and to ascertain the loss and injury, if any, that may have been sustained by such claimants, and he shall report to Congress for its consideration what amount or amounts he
finds to be equitably due from the United States to such claimants: Claims barred. Provided, That all claims not presented to the Secretary of War
under this provision prior to the first day of January, nineteen hundred and one, shall not be considered by him and shall be forever
barred. * * Volunteer Sol- [Par. 19.] (16) For salaries for officers and employees of the Board diers' Homes.
of Managers, and for outdoor relief and incidental expenses, namely: -officers. For president of the Board of Managers, four thousand dollars; sec
retary of the Board of Managers, two thousand dollars; general treasurer, who shall not be a member of the Board of Managers, three
thousand five hundred dollars; inspector-general, two thousand five -assistant gen- hundred dollars; assistant general treasurer and assistant inspectoreral treasurer.
general, who shall hereafter, in the necessary absence or inability of
the general treasurer, from any cause whatever, perform his duties - liabilities of and give bond to the general treasurer for the faithful performance of treasurer.
such duties, but the general treasurer shall in every respect be responsible, on his bond, to the United States for any default on the part of such assistant general treasurer and assistant inspector-general, two
thousand dollars: * * Drafto in mili- [Par. 20.] That in the settlement of claims of officers, soldiers, sailors, tary claims to be ,
04 and marines, or their representatives, and all other claims for pay and delivered without deducting attor- allowances within the jurisdiction of the Auditor for the War Departney's fee. ment or the Auditor for the Navy Department, presented and filed
hereafter in which it is the present practice to make deductions of attorneys' fees from the amount found due, no deductions of fees for attorneys or agents shall hereafter be made, but the draft, check, or warrant for the full amount found due shall be delivered to the payee in person or sent to his bona fide post-office address (residence or place
of business). * * Mileage to mar- [Par. 21.] (17) No mileage shall be allowed upon any writ not exeshals, when not alo cuted nor when the travel is without cost to the marshal or office Jowed.
deputy. * *
NOTES.—(15) The paragraph in the text repeals the provisions of 1899, March 3, ch. 424, par. 11 (2 Supp. R. S., 994). For the laws now in force as to mileage of the Army, see 1901, March 2, ch. 803, par. 4, post, p. 1505.
(16) The paragraph in the text seems to be in effect a substitute for 1898, July 1, ch. 546, par. 13 (2 Supp. R. S., 879).
As to the substitutes for the treasurers of branch homes, see 1901, March 3, ch. 853, par. 10, post, p. 1553.
(17) The mileage of marshals is provided for, with their fees, by R. S., $ 829.
Provisions somewhat similar to those in the text are contained in 1893, March 3, ch. 208, par. 18; see also par. 19 (2 Supp. R. S., 123) and 1884, August 18, ch. 301, par. 19; see also parg. 20, 21 (2 Supp. R. S., 258).
1896, May 28, ch. 252, $$ 9-14 (2 Supp. R. S., 482-485), makes important changes in the mode of compensating marshals. Mileage is, however, by $ 11 retained as to field deputies.
For decisions in regard to mileage of marshals and their deputies, see 147 U. S., 268, 661, 664; 164 U. S., 81; 19 C. Cls., 629; 25 C. Cls., 195; 30 C. Cls., 370; 31 c. Cls., 293; 43 Fed. Rep., 560; 45 Fed. Rep., 213; 54 Fed. Rep., 313; 65 Fed. Rep., 777;
year shall me within thistof the United S
xed payment of the
[Par. 22.] (18) For fees of clerks, two hundred and forty thousand Clerks circuit dollars:
courts of appeals. Provided, That clerks of the United States circuit courts of appeals, -annual return. annually and within thirty days after the thirtieth day of June in each year, shall make a return to the Attorney-General of the United States of all the fees and emoluments of their offices respectively.
Such return shall cover all fees and emoluments earned during the what to in. preceding year and also the necessary office expenses for such year crude. including clerk hire, the compensation of the clerk not to exceed five hundred dollars per annum as now provided by law.
Such expenses including clerk hire shall be certified by the senior expenses, how circuit judge of the proper circuit, and audited and allowed by the certified and alproper accounting officers of the Treasury Department.
The respective clerks of the circuit courts of appeals, after deduct- , -payment of ing such expenses and clerk hire, shall, at the time of making such 9
balance into Treasreturns, pay into the Treasury of the United States the balance of such
ury. fees and emoluments.
In case the amounts claimed for such expenses and clerk hire have retention or not been audited by such accounting officers prior to the time fixed
ou ceipts. for making such returns and payment, said clerks may retain the sums claimed by them respectively until the audit is made, and in case any sum so claimed and retained is not allowed the amount disallowed shall within ten days after notice of disallowance be paid into the Treasury of the United States.
All laws and parts of laws so far as in conflict with this proviso are Repeal. hereby repealed. * * [Par. 23.) Files, House of Representatives: The Clerk of the House
House of Rep
resentatives files of Representatives is hereby authorized and directed to deliver to the to Library Librarian of Congress all bound volumes of original papers, general petitions, printed matter, books, and manuscripts now in, or that may hereafter come into, the files of the House, which in his judgment are not required to be retained in the immediate custody of the file clerk; and it shall be the duty of the Librarian of Congress to cause all
and custody. such matter so delivered to him to be properly classified by Congress and arranged for preservation and ready reference. All of such matter to be held as a part of the files of the House of Representatives, subject to its orders and rules. * * [Par. 24.] (19) That the Public Printer may hereafter, in his discre
Rate of pay to tion, pay all printers, bookbinders, and leather parers employed in the em Government Printing Office at the rate of fifty cents per hour for time actually employed. 66 Fed. Rep., 937; 73 Fed. Rep., 782; 76 Fed. Rep., 950; 77 Fed. Rep., 153; 78 Fed. Rep., 614; 82 Fed. Rep., 23; 85 Fed. Rep., 545, 570; 86 Fed. Rep., 79; 88 Fed. Rep., 970; 106 Fed. Rep., 294.
(18) The circuit courts of appeals were established by 1891, March 3, ch. 517 (1 Supp. R. S., 901).
By 1895, March 2, ch. 177, par. 21 (2 Supp. R. S., 417), a return of all costs is required.
1897, February 19, ch. 263 (2 Supp. R. S., 551), authorizes each court of appeals, within certain restrictions, to establish a table of fees and costs.
(19) By R. S., $ 3763, the rate of wages in the Government Printing Office is placed within the discretion of the Government Printer.
By 1877, February 16, ch. 58 (1 Supp. R. S., 129), the price for composition is limited to 50 cents per 1,000 ems and 40 cents per hour for time work to printers and bookbinders. This limit of wages per hour for time work remained in force until by 1899, March 3, ch. 424 (31 Stat. L., 1119), the Public Printer was, for the coming fiscal year, authorized in his discretion to pay printers and bookbinders at the rate of 50 cents per hour. That act, being merely temporary, was not included in the Supplement to the Revised Statutes. The paragraph in the text, by the use of the word "hereafter,” makes the provision permanent. See note (1) to 1891, March 3, ch. 550, as to laws relating to employees in the Government Printing Office. Some additional provisions are contained in 1895, January 12, ch. 23, $$ 39, 43-50 (2 Şupp. R. S., 347, 348), and 1896, June 11, ch. 420, par. 10 (2 Supp. R. S., 526).
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Labor Bulleting, [Par. 25.] (20) The Public Prin'er is hereby authorized to print such number author- nnmhor of extraconie
thor- nnmber of extra copies of the bimonthly Pulletin of the Department of ized.
Labor, not to exceed twenty thousand of any single issue, when in the opinion of the Commissioner of Labor the demand for the Bulletin makes an extra edition necessary. * * [June 6, 1900.]
NOTE.—(20) As to the Bulletin of the Department of Labor, see note (1) to 1897, June 4, ch. 2, par. 16 (2 Supp. R. S., 628).
June 6, 1900. CHAP. 792.-An Act Making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for
the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and one, and for other purposes. 31 Stat. L., 645.
Be it enacted, &c., * * For extra pay of one ordnance soldier as Military Acade- draftsman and lithographic printer, at fifty cents per day, one hun
dred and forty-three dollars and fifty cents; Extra pay, en listed men.
For extra pay of one ordance soldier as machinist, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and forty-three dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of one ordnance soldier as clerk, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and forty-three dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man employed as clerk in the offices of the adjutant, United States Military Academy, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and eighty-two dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of two enlisted men employed as clerks in the office of the commandant of cadets, at fifty cents each per day, three hundred and sixty-five dollars;
For extra pay of four enlisted men as printers, at headquarters United States Military Academy, at fifty cents each per day, six hundred and twenty-six dollars;..
For extra pay of one enlisted man employed as watchman, at thirtyfive cents per day, one hundred and twenty-seven dollars and seventyfive cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man employed as trumpeter at the cadet barracks, at thirty-five cents per day, one hundred and twentyseven dollars and seventy-five cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man employed in the [hilosophical department observatory as a mechanic, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and fifty-six dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man employed in the philosophical department in care of apparatus, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and fifty-six dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man employed in the chemical department, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and fifty-six dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man employed in the department of drawing, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and fifty-six dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of two enlisted men (cavalrymen) when performing special skilled mechanical labor, at fifty cents each per day, three hundred and thirteen dollars;
For extra pay of one enlisted man employed as saddler, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and fifty-six dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man on duty in charge of engineer property and fatigue, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and fifty-six dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man as assistant and attendant at the library, at fifty cents per day, one hundred and forty-three dollars and fifty cents;
For extra pay of one enlisted man as clerk in the department of