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August 2, 1911.- Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed.

Mr. FITZGERALD, from the committee of conference, submitted the

following

CONFERENCE REPORT.

[To accompany H. J. Res. 130.]

The committee of conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the joint resolution (H. J. Res. 130) making appropriations for certain expenses of the House of Representatives incident to the first session of the Sixty-second Congress, having met, after full and free conference have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows:

That the Senate recede from its amendments numbered 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9.

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendments of the Senate numbered 1, 5, and 6, and agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 2:

That the Senate recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the House to the amendment of the Senate numbered 2, and agree to the same with an amendment as follows:

Insert the matter proposed to be added by said House amendment on page 2, after line 10, of the joint resolution; and the House agree to the same.

Amendment numbered 10:

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate numbered 10, and agree to the same with an amendment, as follows: In lieu of the matter inserted by said amendment insert the following:

Government Printing Office. To enable the Public Printer to pay messengers to Congressional Record and work of committees, on night duty during the special session of

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the present Congress, for extra services rendered, four hundred dollars each, one thousand two hundred dollars ; and the Senate agree to the

same.

That the House recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the Senate amending the title of the bill and agree to the same.

JOHN J. FITZGERALD,

J. G. CANNON,
Managers on the part of the House.

F. E. WARREN,

ROBERT J. GAMBLE, Managers on the part of the Senate.

STATEMENT OF MANAGERS ON THE PART OF THE HOUSE. The managers on the part of the House at the conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the amendments of the Senate to the joint resolution (H. J. Res. 130), making appropriations for certain expenses of the House of Representatives, submit the following written statement in explanation of the action agreed upon and recommended in the accompanying conference report:

On amendments Nos. 1 and 2: Appropriates $3,695 to reimburse the official reporters of the Senate for clerk hire and other extra clerical services and transposes to its proper place in the resolution, under the caption "House of Representatives," the provision reimbursing the official reporters of the House for clerk hire and other extra clerical services.

On amendment No. 3: Strikes out the provision, proposed by the Senate, paying one month's extra pay to officers and employees of the Senate and House.

On amendment No. 4: Strikes out the appropriation of $100, proposed by the Senate, to pay J. H. Jones for extra services for the care of the Senate chronometer.

On amendment No. 5: Inserts the provision, proposed by the Senate, with reference to two employees in the Senate post office, the net result of which is to reduce the salary of one of said employees $288.

On amendment No. 6: Appropriates $2,500, as proposed by the Senate, for folding speeches and pamphlets for the Senate.

On amendment No. 7: Strikes out the provision to pay certain employees in the Senate Office Building one month's extra pay.

Ön amendment No. 8: Strikes out the provision, proposed by the Senate, directing the Secretary of War to inquire and report as to certain expenditures made by the State of Texas during the period from 1856 to 1861.

On amendment No. 9: Strikes out the provision, proposed by the Senate, with reference to the Interior Department, concerning the use of funds provided for said department for the purchase and distribution of supplies for subordinate offices and Indian schools.

On amendment No. 10: Appropriates $1,200, instead of $1,400, for extra services of messengers to the Congressional Record and work of committees on night duty at the Government Printing Office.

It is recommended that the amendment of the Senate changing the title of the joint resolution be agreed to.

JOHN J. FITZGERALD,

J. G. CANNON,
Managers on part of House.

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CONGRESS

EXTENDING THE TIME OF PAYMENT TO CERTAIN

HOMESTEAD SETTLERS.

August 3, 1911.-Referred to the House Calendar and ordered to be printed.

Mr. BURKE of South Dakota, from the Committee on Indian Affairs,

submitted the following

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The Committee on Indian Affairs, to whom was referred House bill 13011, recommends that it be amended by striking out section 1 and inserting the following: That any person who

has heretofore made a homestead entry for land in what was formerly a part of the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, authorized by act approved March second, nineteen hundred and seven, may apply to the register and receiver of the Land Office in the district in which the land is located, for an extension of time within which to make payment of any amount that is about to become due, and upon the payment of interest for one year in advance, at five per cent per annum upon the amount due, and payment will be extended for a period of one year, and any payment so extended may annually thereafter be extended for a period of one year in the same manner, and on payment of interest annually in advance as aforesaid: Provided, That the last payment and all other payments must be made within a period of not exceeding one year after the last payment is due. That all moneys paid for interest as herein provided shall be deposited in the Treasury to the credit of the Indians as a part of the proceeds received for the land.

Amend the title so as to read: "A bill extending the time of payment to certain homesteaders in the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota.”

That the bill as amended do pass.

By the act of March 2, 1907, the surplus land in a portion of the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota, south of White River, and known as Tripp County, was authorized to be disposed of to settlers under the homestead laws. The law fixing the price of the lands to be paid by the settlers is as follows:

Upon all land entered or filed upon within three months after the same shall be opened for settlement and entry, six dollars per acre, and upon all land entered or filed upon after the expiration of three months and within six months after the same shall have opened for settlement and entry, four dollars and fifty cents per acre; after the expiration of six months after the same shall have been opened for settle

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