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of the restoration of the unallotted lands to the public domain, thirty-two thousand dollars.

SEC. 2. That the funds appropriated by this act shall not be liable Continuing approto be covered into the Treasury, but shall remain on said books until used and expended for the purposes for which they have been appropriated.

SEC. 3. That the principal of the permanent fund provided for Proportionate divi: under section seventeen of the said act of March second, eighteen fund. hundred and eighty-nine, dividing a portion of the reservation of Vol. 25, p. 895. the Sioux Nation of Indians in Dakota into separate reservations, and for other purposes, shall be divided in proportion to the number of Indians entitled to receive rations and annuities upon the separate reservations created by the above act, or residing and belonging thereupon at the time the said act took effect, and the Secretary of the Treasury shall carry the amount of principal of said permanent fund belonging to the Indians of each of the diminished reservations to the credit of the Indians of each of the said diminished reserva- Separate dininished tions, separate and distinct from each other, and the principal as well as the interest of each of said funds shall be expended for the purposes specified in said article seventeen of the above-mentioned Expenditures limitact, only for the use and benefit of the said Indians so entitled to receive rations and annuities upon each of the said separate diminished reservations or so residing and belonging thereupon.

SEC. 4. That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, author. Purchases for miliized and directed when making purchases for the military posts or vations to be made service on or near Indian reservations to purchase in open market, from the Indians as far as practicable, at fair and reasonable rates, not to exceed the market prices in the localities, any cattle, grain, hay, fuel, or other produce or merchandise they may have for sale and which may be required for the military service.

Approved, January 19, 1891.

reservation accounts.

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from Indians.

January 19, 1891.

Charleston, S.C.
Public building

CHAP. 78.-An act to increase the limit of cost of the public building at Charleston, South Carolina.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the limit of cost of the public building in process of erection for the use of the United States courts, post-office, Signal Service, Railway Mail Service, and other Government uses, at Charleston, in the State of South Carolina, be extended and increased fifty thousand dollars.

Approved, January 19, 1891.

Limit of cost, in. creased.

Trusters of Maine

CHAP. 79.-An act authorizing the Secretary of War to grant to the trustees of January 19, 1891. the Maine Insane Asylum, Augusta, Maine, a license to construct a roadway through the United States arsenal grounds at Augusta, Maine, and allow the same to be used by the public.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Roadway through United States of America in Congress assembled, 'That the Secretary usarsenal grounds, of War be, and he hereby is, authorized to grant to the trustees of

Insane Asylum may the Maine Insane Asylum, Augusta, Maine, a license to construct a roadway through the United States arsenal grounds in Augusta, Maine, for driving purposes, to be used by the public in traveling Use. to and from the Insane Asylum, but not for purposes of traffic or Limitation. teaming. The said license shall be upon such terms and conditions Terms, eto as the Secretary of War may prescribe, and may be revoked by him whenever in his opinion it is desirable to do so.

Approved, January 19, 1891.

construct.

January 19, 1891. CHAP. 80.-- An act to amend sections thirteen hundred and forty-six and thir

teen hundred and forty-eight of the Revised Statutes of the United States, in reference to the visitation and inspection of the military prison and examination of its accounts and government.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the Visitation and sim: United States of America in Congress assembled, That sections thirprison, etc.

teen hundred and forty-six and thirteen hundred and forty-eight of R.S., secs, 1346 and the Revised Statutes of the United States be, and the same are hereby, 1348, amended.

amended to read as follows: Annual visitation.

“SEC. 1346. The Secretary of War shall, with said Commissioners, annually, and as much oftener as may be deemed expedient, visit said prison for the purposes of examination, inspection, and correction; and they shall inquire into all abuses or neglects of duty on the part of the officers or other persons in charge of the same, and make such changes in the general discipline of the prison as

they may hold to be essential." Annual examination

SEC. 1348. One of the inspectors-general of the Army shall, at least once each year, visit the prison for the purpose of examining into the books and all the affairs thereof, and ascertaining whether the laws, rules, and regulations relating thereto are complied with, the officers are competent and faithful, and the convicts properly

governed and employed, and at the same time treated with humanReport.

ity and kindness. And it shall be the duty of the inspector, at once, to make full report thereof to the Secretary of War.”

Approved, January 19, 1891.

of accounts and government.

Site.

Cost.

Proposals to be ad

January 21, 1891. CHAP. 83.-An act to provide for the erection of a public building in the city

of Youngstown, Ohio.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Youngstown, Ohio, United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Public building, etc.

of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to ac

quire, by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise, a site, and cause to Building

be erected thereon a suitable building, including fire-proof vaults, heating and ventilating apparatus, elevators, and approaches, for the use and accommodation of the United States post-office and other Government offices, in the city of Youngstown and State of Ohio, the cost of said site and building, including said vaults, heating and ventilating apparatus, elevators, and approaches, complete, not to exceed the sum of seventy five thousand dollars.

Proposals for the sale of land suitable for said site shall be invited vertised for.

by public advertisement in one or more of the newspapers of said city of largest circulation for at least twenty days prior to the date

specified in said advertisement for the opening of said proposals. Responses.

Proposals made in response to said advertisement shall be addressed and mailed to the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall then cause

the said proposed sites, and such others as he may think proper to Examination, etc., designate, to be examined in person by an agent of the Treasury

Department, who shall make written report to said Secretary of the results of said examination, and of his recommendation thereon, and the reasons therefor, which shall be accompanied by the original proposals and all maps, plats, and statements which shall have come into his possession relating to the said proposed sites.

If, upon consideration of said report and accompanying papers,

the Secretary of the Treasury shall deem further investigation necAppointment of com- essary, he may appoint a commission of not more than three persons,

one of whom shall be an officer of the Treasury Department, which commission shall also exami 'e the said proposed sites, and such

others as the Secretary of the Treasury may designate, and grant Hearings.

such hearings in relation thereto as they shall deem necessary; and

by Treasury agent.

mission.

Determination of location,

Proviso.

said commission shall, within thirty days after such examination, Examination and remake to the Secretary of the Treasury written report of their conclusion in the premises, accompanied by all statements, maps, plats, or documents taken by or subinitted to them, in like manner as hereinb-fore provided in regard to the proceedings of said agent of the Treasury Department; and the Secretary of the Treasury, shall thereupon finally deteriuine the location of the building to be erected.

The compensation of said commissioners shall be fixed by the Sec- Compensation of retary of the Treasury, but the same shall not exceed six dollars

per

commissioners. day and actual traveling expenses: Proviled, however, That the member of said commission appointed from the Treasury Department Treasury member. shall be paid only his actual traveling expenses.

No money shall be used for the purpose mentioned until a valid Noexpenditure until title to the site for said building shall be vested in the United States, nor until the State of Ohio shall have ceded to the United States exclusive jurisdiction over the same, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of said State and the service of civil process therein.

The building shall be unexposed to danger from fire by an open Open space. space of at least forty feet on each side, including streets and alleys.

Approved, January 21, 1891.

valid title, etc., pass.

Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Site.

Cost.

vertised for.

CHAP. 84.-An act for the erection of a public building at Fort Dodge, Iowa. January 21, 1891.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary

Public building, etc. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to acquire, by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise, a site and cause to be erected thereon a suitable building, including fire-proof vaults, Building. heating and ventilating apparatus, elevators, and approaches, for the use and accommodation of the United States post-office and other Government offices, in the city of Fort Dodge and State of Iowa, the cost of said site and building, including said vaults, heating and ventilating appa 'atus, elevators and approaches, complete, not to exceed the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars.

Proposals for the sale of land suitable for said site shall be invited Proposals to be adby public advertisement in one or more of the newspapers of said city of largest circulation for at least twenty days prior to the date specified in said advertisement for the opening of said proposals.

Proposals made in response to said advertisement shall be addressed Responses. and mailed to the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall then cause the said proposed sites, and such others as he may think proper to designate, to be examined in person by an agent of the Treasury Examination, etc., Department, who shall make written report to said Secretary of the by Treasury agent. results of said examination, and of his recommendation thereon, and the reasons therefor, which shall be accompanied by the original proposals and all maps, plats, and statements which shall have come into his possession relating to the said proposed sites.

If, upon consideration of said report and accompanying papers, the Secretary of the Treasury shall deem further investigation necessary, he may appoint a commission of not more than three persons, Appointment of comone of whom shall be an officer of the Treasury Department, which commission shall also examine the said proposed sites, and such others as the Secretary of the Treasury may designate, and grant such hearings in relation thereto as they shall deem necessary; Hearings. and said commission shall, within thirty days after such examination, make to the Secretary of the Treasury written report of their con- Report. clusion in the premises, accompanied by all statements, maps, plats, or

mission.

Examination.

cation.

documents taken by or submitted to them, in like manner as herein

before provided in regard to the proceedings of said agent of the Determination of lo- Treasury Department; and the Secretary of the Treasury shall there

upon finally determine the location of the building to be erected. Compensation of The compensation of said commissioners shall be fixed by the commissioners.

Secretary of the Treasury, but the same shall not exceed six dollars Proviso

per day and actual traveling expenses : Provided, however, That the Treasury member. member of said commission appointed from the Treasury Depart

ment shall be paid only his actual traveling expenses. Noexpenditure until valid title, etc., pass.

No money shall be used for the purpose mentioned until a valid title to the site for said building shall be vested in the United States, nor until the State of Iowa shall have ceded to the United States exclusive jurisdiction over the same, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of said State and the services

of civil process therein. Open space.

The building shall be unexposed to danger from fire by an open space of at least forty feet on each side, including streets and alleys.

Approved, January 21, 1991.

January 21, 1891.

CHAP. 85.-An act to provide for the purchase of a site, and the erection of a public building thereon, at Lewiston, in the State of Maine.

Lewiston, Me.

Site.

Cost.

vertised for.

Responses.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

United States of America in Congress assembled, that the Secretary Public building, etc. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to

acquire, by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise, a site, and cause Building.

to be erected thereon, a suitable building, including fire-proof vaults, heating and ventilating apparatus, elevators, and approaches, for the use and accommodation of the United States post-office and other Government offices in the city of Lewiston, and State of Maine, the cost of said site and building, including said vaults, heating and ventilating apparatus, elevators, and approaches complete,

not to exceed the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars. Proposals to be ad

Proposals for the sale of land suitable for said site shall be invited by public advertisement in one or more of the newspapers

of said city of largest circulation for at least twenty days prior to the date specified in said advertisement for the opening of said proposals.

Proposals made in response to said advertisement shall be addressed and mailed to the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall then

cause the said proposed sites, and such others as he may think Examination. etc., proper to designate, to be examined in person by an agent of the by Treasury agent.

Treasury Department, who shall make written report to said Secretary of the results of said examination, and of his recommendation thereon, and the reasons therefor, which shall be accompanied by the original proposals and all maps, plats, and statements which shall have come into his possession relating to the said proposed sites. If, upon consideration of said report and accompanying

papers, the Secretary of the Treasury shall deem further investigaAppointment of com- tion necessary, he may appoint a commission of not more than three

persons, one of whom shall be an officer of the Treasury Department, which commission shall also examine the said proposed sites, and such others as the Secretary of the Treasury may designate, and grant such hearings in relation thereto as they shall deem necessary;

and said commission shall, within thirty days after such examinaReport.

tion, make to the Secretary of the Treasury written report of their conclusion in the premises, accompanied by all statements, maps, plats, or documents taken by or submitted to them, in like manner as hereinbefore provided in regard to the proceedings of said agent of the Treasury Department; and the Secretary of the Treasury

mission.

Examination.

Hearings.

Proviso.

valid title, etc., pass.

shall thereupon finally determine the location of the building to be Determination of loerected. The compensation of said commissioners shall be fixed by Compensation of the Secretary of the Treasury, but the same shall not exceed six commissioners. dollars per day and actual traveling expenses: Provided, however, That the member of said commission appointed from the Treasury Treasury member. Department shall be paid only his actual traveling expenses.

No money shall be used for the purpose mentioned until a valid Noexpenditure until title to the site for said building shall be vested in the United States, nor until the State of Maine shall have ceded to the United States exclusive jurisdiction over the same, during the time the United States shall be or remain the owner thereof, for all purposes except the administration of the criminal laws of said State and the service of civil process therein.

The building shall be unexposed to danger from fire by an open Open space. space of at least forty feet on each side, including streets and alleys.

Approved, January 21, 1891.

January 21, 1891.

Site.

Cost.

vertised for.

CHAP. 86.- An act to provide for the purchase of a site, and the erection of a public building thereon, at Haverhill, in the State of Massachusetts.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Haverhill, Mass. of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to

Public building, etc. acquire, by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise, a site, and cause to be erected thereon a suitable building, including fire-proof vaults, Building. heating and ventilating apparatus, elevators, and approaches, for the use and accommodation of the United States post-office and other Government offices, in the city of Haverhill and State of Massachusetts, the cost of said site and building, including said vaults, heating and ventilating apparatus, elevators, and approaches, complete, not to exceed the sum of seventy-five thousand dollars.

Proposals for the sale of land suitable for said site shall be invited Proposals to be adby public advertisement in one or more of the newspapers of said city of largest circulation for at least twenty days prior to the date specified in said advertisement for the opening of said proposals.

Proposals made in response to said advertisement shall be addressed and mailed to the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall then cause the said proposed sites, and such others as he may think proper to designate, to be examined in person by an agent of the Examination, etc., Treasury Department, who shall make written report to said Secre- by Treasury agent. tary of the results of said examination, and of his recommendation thereon, and the reasons therefor, which shall be accompanied by the original proposals and all maps, plats, and statements which shall have come into his possession relating to the said proposed sites,

If, upon consideration of said report and accompanying papers, the Secretary of the Treasury shall deem further investigation necessary, he may appoint a coinmission of not more than three per- Appointment of comsons, one of whom shall be an officer of the Treasury Department, mission. which commission shall also examine the said proposed sites, and such others as the Secretary of the Treasury may designate, and grant such hearings in relation thereto as they shall deem necessary; Hearings. and said commission shall, within thirty days after such examination, make to the Secretary of the Treasury written report of their Report. conclusion in the premises, accompanied by all statements, maps, plats, or documents taken by or submitted to them, in like manner as herein before provided in regard to the proceedings of said agent of the Treasury Department; and the Secretary of the Treasury shall thereupon finally determine the location of the building to be Determination of loerected.

Examination.

cation.

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