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West; thence westerly along the Seventh (7th) Standard Parallel North to the south-east corner of Township twenty-nine (29) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence northerly to the northeast corner of said township; thence westerly to the south-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section thirty-three (33), Township thirty (30) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence northerly along the quarter-section lines to the north-east corner of the southwest quarter of Section sixteen (16), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section five (5), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said section; thence northerly to the northeast corner of the south-east quarter of Section thirty-one (31), Township thirty-one (31) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly along the quarter-section lines to the point of intersection with the Eighth (Sth) Standard Parallel North; thence easterly along said parallel to the south-west corner of Section thirty-four (34), Township thirty-three (33) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence northerly along the section lines to the north-west corner of Section twenty-seven (27), Township thirty-four (34) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence westerly to the southeast corner of the south-west quarter of Section twenty-one (21), said township; thence northerly along the quarter-section lines to the northeast corner of the south-west quarter of Section nine (9), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly to the north-east corner of Section eight (8), said township; thence westerly to the south-east corner of the south-west quarter of Section five (5), said township; thence northerly to the north-east corner of said quarter-section; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said quarter-section; thence northerly to the north-east corner of the south-east quarter of Section thirty-one (31), Township thirty-five (35) North, Range one hundred and eighteen (118) West; thence westerly to the north-west corner of the south-west quarter of said section; thence northerly along the range line to its intersection with the Ninth (9th) Standard Parallel North; thence westerly along said parallel to its intersection with the boundary line between the States of Wyoming and Idaho; thence northerly along said state boundary line to the point where it intersects the southern boundary of the Yellowstone National Park; thence, in an easterly, northerly and westerly direction, along the boundary of said park to the point where it intersects the range line between Ranges nine (9) and ten (10) East, Principal Meridian, Montana, the place of beginning; excepting and excluding from reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of land lying and being situate in the State of Wyoming and particularly described as follows, to wit:
Township forty (10) North, Range one hundred and sixteen (116) West; Townships forty-one (11) North, Ranges one hundred and fifteen (115) and one hundred and sixteen (116) West; and Townships forty-two (42) North, Ranges one hundred and fifteen (115) and one hundred and sixteen (116) West.
Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired: Provided, That this exception shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler or claimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, filing or settlement was made.
Provided further, That nothing herein shall give any force or effect a Existing rights not to any claim or right to any of the lands heretofore embraced within the reserves hereby consolidated which would not have been entitled to recognition if said reserves as heretofore established had been continued in force without being merged into a single reserve as herein before provided.
Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make settle Reserved from setment upon the lands reserved by this proclamation.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Washington this 29th day of January, in the year
of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and three, and of [SEAL.] the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-seventh.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President:
Secretary of State.
A PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT.
February 7, 1903.
Whereas, a proclamation was issued February 10, 1890, by the Presi Preamble.
Vol. 26, p. 1554. dent making known and proclaiming the acceptance of the Sioux Act Vol. 25, p. 888. approved March 2, 1889 (25 Stats., 888) by the different bands of the Sioux Nation of Indians, and the consent thereto by them as required by the said act;
And whereas, the proclamation contains the following clause: That there is also reserved as aforesaid the following described tract within which Vol. 26, p. 1556. the Cheyenne River Agency, school and certain other buildings are located, to wit: Commencing at a point in the center of the main channel of the Missouri River opposite Deep Creek, about three miles south of the Cheyenne River; thence due west five and one half miles; thence due north to the Cheyenne River; thence down said river to the center of the main channel thereof to a point in the center of the Missouri River due east or opposite the mouth of said Cheyenne River; thence down the center of the main channel of the Missouri River to the place of beginning:
And whereas, the government, agency and school buildings have been removed from the lands as above indicated to their present locations;
And whereas, there appears to be no reason for continuing the lands in a state of reservation, the same not being needed for Indian purposes;
Now, therefore, I, THEODORE ROOSEVELT, President of the United Cheyenne States, by virtue of the power in me vested do hereby declare the said to public domain. lands subject to disposal under the provisions of the said act, except Exception. 160 acres of land to which the St. Johns Mission School has obtained title under the Sioux Act mentioned, in accordance with the provisions thereof.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT WHITE HOUSE,
February 7, 190.3. [SEAL.] By the President,
Secretary of State.
March 2, 1903.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Convening extra session of the Senate.
Whereas, public interests require that the Senate should convene in extraordinary session;
Therefore, I, THEODORE ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim and declare that an extraordinary occasion requires the Senate of the United States to convene at the Capitol in the city of Washington on the 5th day of March next at twelve o'clock noon, of which all persons who shall at that time be entitled to act as members of that body are hereby required to take notice. Given under my hand and the Seal of the United States at Wash
ington the 2d day of March in the year of our Lord one [SEAL.] thousand nine hundred and three and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-seventh.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President:
Secretary of State.
[An index of public laws is given at the end of Part One.]
Page. “Abagail," Schooner,
Page. payment of French spoliation claim on acpayment of French spoliation claim on ac
225 count of....
227 Adams, Augustin M., Abandoned Military Reservations (see Military
1424 Reservations, Abandoned).
Adams, Charles H., Abatement, D. (.,
payment of Court of Claims judgment to. 209 on failure of heirs to appear, defendant Adams, Eleanore F. (widow), may elect to proceed instead of.... 528 pension.
1455 Abbott, Chester W.,
Adams, George I., pension increased
1638 bulletin on Texas oil and gas fields, etc., Abbott, Eliza B. (widow),
by, ordered printed.
1764 pension increased..
1749 Adams, Henry, Abbott, Twyman 0.,
payment of Court of Claims judgment to payment to...
210 Abercrombie, Frances J. (widow),
Adams Mill Road, D. C., pension..
1395 deficiency appropriation for award of Aberdeen, S. Dak.,
1044 appropriation for public building ..... 420, 1083
Adams, Marietta L. (widow), limit of cost increased, public building.. 314
1393 terms of court
197 Adams, Mary J. (widow), "Abigail," Sloop,
1474 payment of French spoliation claim on ac
Adams, Mourse R.,
1262 Abilene, Tex.,
Adams, 0. F., appropriation for public building
236 terms of court..
“Adams," Schooner, Abingdon, Va.,
payment of French spoliation claim on acterms of court ....
221 Abxaroka Forest Reserre, Mont.,
2027 proclamation establishing ...
Addison, W. Va.,
term of court at consolidating with Yellowstone Forest
Additional Act, International, Absentee Shawnee Indians,
for protection of industrial property ..... 1936 sale of Kickapoo Agency lands, Oklahoma,
84, 816 Absentee Shawnee Indians, Big Jim's Band,
Adjournment of Congress, 1902,
concurrent resolution authorizing.
1772 appropriation for support, etc., of...... 256, 993 Adjutant-General of Militia, Acapulco, Merico,
to be appointed in each State, etc.
776 appropriation for consul at
776 Accounting Officers of the Treasury,
Adjutant-Generals Department, Army, deficiency appropriation for paying claims
appropriation for pay of officers; longev-
509, 931 to allow credits, etc., in accounts of army
for contingent expenses, military departdisbursing officers during war with
507, 928 Spain
Adjutant-General's Office, War Department, to close accounts of officers for Govern
appropriation for clerks, etc.
149, 884 ment property
956 for expenses, military information diaccounts not included.
507, 928 Accounts, D. (.,
for translator, etc., military information settlement of differences between Treasury
511,933 Auditor and auditor of District.... 592 Adler, Dr. Cyrus, free, Stiles L.,
to prepare introduction for Jefferson's pension increased..
1769 Acker, John W.,
Administrators, pension increased.
1450 of inventors in foreign countries allowed Ackley, Frances L.,
to take out patents...
1226 pension. 1454 payment of unpaid legacy tax by
98 Ackridge, Robert L.,
Administrators, D. C. (see also Probate Court, pension increased..
D. C.), Acree, Jasper W.,
limit of levy on property in hands of.. 541 pension increased.. 1672 special bond authorized; consentof parties. 528
I kron, Sterling and Northern Railroad (om- Prage.
pany, time extended for constructing road in Alaska..
1230 Alabama, homestead certificates to parties holding
titles to lands from certain railroads. 12 spars of Spanish battle ships donated to.. Alabama Middle Judicial District, terms of court, Montgomery
$20 Alabama Northern Judicial District, eastern division created
court rooms, process, etc. terms of court, Anniston
821, 8:32 Huntsville Alabama River, Ala., appropriation for improvement oi.
Page. claims referred to....
242 Admiralty Pleadings, Alaska, omitted from section of code abolishing pleadings...
944 Adrian, Mich., construction of public building at, authorized; nominal site
316 appropriation for
426, 1083 Adulterated Butter, subject to State, etc., laws..
193 definition of..
194 special tax on manufacturers and dealers. 195 dealers defined
195 special tax laws applicable
195 regulations for manufacturers.
195 packages required; sales.
195 penalties for violations.
196 Îabels required; penalties..
196 tax on manufacture; stamps.
196 oleomargarine rules and penalties applicable to..
196 returns, etc., by manufacturers; penalties. 197 Adulterations of Food, etc.,
appropriation for investigation.... 296, 1157 analysis of imported articles; seizure if unwholesome
United States or of any foreign
1576 Aerial Ferry, authorized over Duluth Canal, Minn ..
3 “Agamenticus,'' Ironclad Monitor, claim for extra compensation, turrets of,
referred to Court of Claims.... 244 Agate Bay, Minn.,
appropriation for improvement of harbor. 346 Agents, Indian, appropriation for pay of civilian, at agencies..
245, 982 Agreements, Indian, proclamation declaring ratification of, with Creeks.
1971 Agricultural Colleges, etc., appropriation for exhibit at Louisiana Purchase Exposition by
1108 deficiency in payments for, from public
land sales, to be paid by United
388 Agricultural Department (see Department of
Agriculture). Agricultural Experiment Stations, appropriation forexpenses; blanks, etc. 301, 1163 for report on Alaska resources, etc.. 301, 1164 card index
302, 1164 for station, Hawaiian Islands. 302, 1164 Porto Rico
302, 1164 Agricultural Lands, sales of, in Philippines...
696 Agricultural Products, appropriation for extending foreign markets for
300, 1162 Agricultural Report,
appropriation for printing and binding. 480, 1146 Ahlstedt, Oswald, pension increased..
1410 Ahnapee, Wis.,
appropriation for improvement of harbor. 345 Aix la Chapelle, Germany, appropriation for consul at
82, 814 for clerk hire..
35+ bridge authorized across, in Wilcox County 772 Alafia, Manatee and Gulf Coast Railuay Com
pany, granted right of way, Gasparilla Island, Fla., reservations.
384 Alaska, appropriation for emergency mail service in ..
114, 1172 for salaries, government in
147, 882 for contingent expenses
147.882 for surveyor-general, clerks, etc 162, 897 for report, etc., agricultural resources. 301, 1161 for light-house and fog-signal stations. 433, 1095 for protecting seal, etc., fisheries...
435, 1096 for surveying coasts..
436, 1098 for expenses, seal fisheries.
419, 1111 for protecting salmon fisheries 450, 1111 for investigating mineral resources..... 1118 for reindeer for.
457, 1120 for traveling expenses, court officials. 474, 1140 for incidental expenses, court officials 474, 1140 for military telegraph; continued.... 508 for military roads and bridges; balance available.
517 for military cable to.
9:29 for exbibit at Louisiana Purchase Exposition.
1108 for site, military post
1130 deficiency appropriation for reindeer. 19
for investigating mineral resources
31 for travelingexpenses, court officials 25,577, 1063 for salaries of commissioners.
560 for transporting destitute citizens from 563, 1046 for court expenses
587, 1063 for food to natives
1036 for relief of destitute natives.
1048 additional sergeants, Signal Corps, for serv
ice in . Alexander Archipelago Forest Reserve, proclamation establishing
2025 game protection in..
327 destruction of wild game prohibited; description...
3:27 sealing, etc., la not affected.
327 open game seasons; special prohibitions. restriction on sales of game, etc. on shipments....
328 penalties; arrests, etc.
328 homestead laws extended to
1028 restriction on indemnity, etc., locations. 1028 distance from prior locations on navigable waters.
1099 maximum commutation allowed.
10:29 entries along shores limited
10:39 of shores not allowed.
1029 up to 320 acres allowed