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TOPICAL INDEX.

[This is an index of syllabi only. For general index, see page 897.)

ACCOUNTING OFFICERS.

Accounts, reopening, after a year. See CLERKS OF COURTS, fees.
Accounts, reopening, to correct error of law or fact.
The accounting officers have a right to reopen accounts which have

been settled by themselves to correct errors, either of law or
fact, but they are not authorized to reopen accounts which
have been settled by their predecessors except upon the pro-
duction of newly discovered material evidence, or to correct

mistakes of fact, or for fraud or collusion. 459. Approval, contingent expenses of consulate. See DIPLOMATIC AND CON

SULAR SERVICE, approval. Claim, jurisdiction over, after discontinuance in Court of Claims. See

AUDITOR, claims. Clerical error. See Navy, error. Compensation, monthly, payment of, on next to last day of month when

last day falls on Sunday or a legal holiday. See REVENUE-CUTTER

SERVICE, compensation. Judgment, payment of, where prohibited by Congress. See Courts, judg

ment. Jurisdiction of, offee accounts of justices of peace. See DISTRICT OF

COLUMBIA, fee. Letters of administration. See ADMINISTRATOR, administration. Local revenues of Canal Zone. See IsthmIAN CANAL COMMISSION, local. Salary, computing annual, for fractional part of a month. See ARMY,

pay, and COMPENSATION, annual. Time, computing, between two specified dates. See TIME, compating. Warrant, payment of, to one of two joint administrators. See WARRANT,

payment. Warrant, payment of, where issued by mistake and negotiated. See

WARRANT, payment.
ACCOUNTS.

Claim, reconsideration of, to correct error of law. See REVENUE-CUTTER
SERVICE, claim.

ACCOUNTS—Continued.

Clerks of Courts. See CLERKS OF COURTS.
Disallowance of. See infra, services.
International Banking Corporation, for collection of Chinese indemnity

fund. See ExchaNGE, accounts.
Justices of Peace. See DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, fees.
Postmasters, for sale of stamps. See Post-OFFICE DEPARTMENT, post-

master.
Reopening. See ACCOUNTING OFFICERS, accounts, and CLERKS OF

COURTS, fees.
Revision of, after acceptance of payment.
A claimant who accepts payment of one or more items of his

claim, which have been allowed by the Auditor in his settle-
ment thereof, is not precluded by section 8 of the act of July
31, 1894, from obtaining a revision of his account as to other

distinct items therein. 439.
Services, for, not performed at time of rendering.
Where a United States commissioner claimed fees for services

which had not been performed at the time the account there-
for was presented, settled, and paid, the Comptroller will not,
on revision, overrule the Auditor's allowances thereof if it be
shown that said services have been performed prior to such

revision. 396.
ADMINISTRATOR.
Administration, letters of, where regular apon their face.
Where letters of administration appear regular on their face, and

the court had jurisdiction to issue them, their legality, so far
as the accounting officers are concerned, is not a subject of

inquiry. 712.
Administration, when letters of, are void.
Letters of administration issued by a court without jurisdiction to

issue them are absolutely void. 712.
Payment to, where previously made to next of kin.
Where letters of administration have been issued by a court of

competent jurisdiction, and no negligence is shown in their
procurement, the administrator is entitled to an amount due
the deceased from the Government, notwithstanding payment
thereof had previously been made to the next of kin of the

deceased. 713.
Warrant, payment of, where in favor of two joint administrators. See

WARRANT, payment.
ADVERTISEMENTS.

Supplies. See IsthmIAN CANAL COMMISSION, advertising.
AFFIDAVIT.

Verification of vouchers. See TRAVELING EXPENSES, vouchers.

AGENT.

Consular. See DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR SERVICE.
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF.

Appropriation for forest reserves, transfer of control of. See APPROPRIA-

TIONS, transfer.
Compensation paid by United States to an employee of a State.
Compensation paid an employee of a State from the appropriation

made by the United States to the several States for establish-
ing agricultural experiment stations is not compensation re-
ceived “as an officer or employee of the Government,” within
the meaning of the act of March 1885, which provided that
no part of the appropriations for the Department of Agricul-
ture should be paid as additional compensation to any person
receiving at the same time other compensation as an officer

or employee of the Government. 437.
Medical journals, payment for, in advance. See PAYMENT, advance.

Periodicals, payment for. See APPROPRIATIONS, annual.
ALASKA.

District attorney, resignation of. See DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, resignation.
Insane persons, care of. See APPROPRIATIONS, Alaska.
Insanity proceedings, fees and expenses in. See MARSHAL, fees.
Reimbursement, boiler inspector, for traveling expenses. See TRAVELING

EXPENSES, appointment.
APPOINTMENT.

Acting paymasters. See ARMY, acting.
Compensation, computing, for fractional part of month. See COMPENSA-

TION, annual.
Holding two at one time. See ARMY, appointments; COMPENSATION,

additional, and pay; and OFFICERS, employments.
Office, term of, of Territorial supreme court judges. See OFFICERS, office.
Removal. See OFFICERS, office.
Resignation, time of taking effect of. See DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, resig.

nation.
Teachers. See DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, teachers.
To take effect at prior date.
A certificate of appointment containing a provision that the ap-

pointment should be operative from a prior date, and also
reciting that the actual appointment was made on said prior
date, and that the appointee has since performed the duties
of the position to which appointed, will entitle the appointee
to compensation for the period intervening between the time
of his actual appointment and the date on which the certifi-

cate was made out and signed. 304.
Traveling expenses on transfer to new. See TRAVELING EXPENSES, ap-

pointment.
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APPROVAL.

Requisitions. See Navy, requisitions.
Vouchers. See ISTHMIAN CANAL COMMISSION, vouchers.

APPROPRIATIONS.
Alaska, care and custody of insane persons in.
The appropriation made in the act of April 28, 1904, for the care

and custody of insane persons in Alaska is exclusively appli-
cable to expenses incurred for that purpose prior to March 3,
1905, and expenses incurred after that date are properly pay.
able from the appropriation known as the "Alaska fund," or
the specific appropriation made in the act of March 3, 1905,

for the care and custody of the insane in Alaska. 667.
Annual, as distinguished from permanent.
The appropriation made in the act of April 27, 1904, for the pur-

chase of submarine torpedo boatş is an annual and not a per-

manent one. 529.
Annual, use of, during prior fiscal years.
Ordinarily, repairs made to a vessel will be presumed to be for the

needs of the fiscal year in which the repairs were ordered, but
this presumption may be overcome by the facts in the par-
ticular case, and where such facts show that the repairs are
for the needs and uses of the next fiscal year, the appropriation

for the latter fiscal year is exclusively applicable thereto. 186.
Annual, use of, for payment for periodicals.
Payment for periodicals should be made from the appropriation

'for the fiscal year for the needs and uses of which the sub-
scriptions are given, notwithstanding the delivery of the

periodicals may extend into the next fiscal year. 227.
Bannock Indians, particular employees for. See INDIAN AFFAIRS, Bannock.
Bridge across Potomac River at Washington, D. C.
The appropriation made in the act of April 27, 1904, for continu-

ing the construction, including approaches, of the highway
bridge across the Potomac River at Washington, D. C., and
for any and all other purposes connected therewith, is appli-
cable to the purchase of land for a site for the approaches of

said bridge. 132
Census Office. See CENSUS OFFICE, traveling,
Chinese prisoner, expense of subsistence. See CHINESE PERSONS, prisoner.
Contingent expenses of the Marine Corps. See MARINE CORPs, registered.
Contingent expenses of the Army. See ARMY, deserter.
Delaware tribe of Indians. See INDIAN AFFAIRS, Delaware.
Deserter, expenses of civilian officer in apprehending. See Army, deserter.
Discretion of the Secretary. See infra, general.

APPROPRIATIONS—Continued.
Electric-light plant in custom-house at Baltimore, Md.
The appropriation made in the act of June 6, 1900, for the installa-

tion of an electric plant in the new custom-house at Baltimore,
Md., is not applicable to the enlargement of an existing plant
now in use in the post-office building in said city, notwith-
standing it is proposed to use said plant when so enlarged for

lighting both of said buildings. 724.
Enforcement, Chinese exclusion laws. See CHINESE PERSONS, prisoner.
Exchange, profit resulting from. See EXCHANGE, profits.
Fiscal year. See supra, annual.
Foreign exchange, cost of. See EXCHANGE, appropriation.
Forest reserves. See infra, transfer.
General, age of, where specific is exhausted.
Under the act of June 7, 1897, which provided that where a spe-

cific appropriation under the control of the Interior Depart-
ment is not sufficient for the completion of the object for
which it was made, the Secretary of the Interior may, in his
discretion, use any other appropriation, general in its terms,
which would otherwise be available, for the accomplishment
of the object for which the specific appropriation was made,
the Secretary is authorized to use the general appropriation
for surveys of public lands, for completing the survey of lands
ceded to the United States by the Shoshone Indians, for
which object an insufficient specific appropriation was made

by the act of March 3, 1905. 800.
Geological Survey. See MEDICAL ATTENDANCE, employee.
Government Hospital for the Insane, repairs to.
The appropriation made in the act of April 27, 1904, for support,

clothing, and treatment of the insane in the Government
Hospital for the Insane is not applicable to the purchase of
iron pipes, etc., for use in connecting the boiler house and

new central heating and lighting plant at said hospital. 230.
Howard University. See PUBLIC PRINTING, printing.
"In terms." See DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, rent.
Incidental expenses and supplies, office of Supervising Architect. See

SUPERVISING ARCHITECT, appropriation.
Incidental expenses, Indian Service. See MARSHAL, constable.
Indian schools. See INDIAN AFFAIRS, per capita.
Land, purchase of, for site for bridge across Potomac River at Washington,

D. C. See supra, bridge.
Land, purchase of, where not appropriated for in terms."
The act of March 3, 1905, ratifying and confirming an agreement

for the purchase of certain Indian lands at the Port Madison
(Wash.) Indian Reservation does not make an appropriation
in terms for the purchase of said lands. 581.

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