Report of the Secretary of the Interior, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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The Department, 1913 - Natural resources
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Page 91 - sites. and the gathering of objects of antiquity will be granted by the respective Secretaries having jurisdiction to reputable museums, universities, colleges, or other recognized scientific or educational institutions, or to their duly authorized agents. During the year three permits were granted for the examination, excavation, and gathering, of specimens, as follows: To the Peabody Museu.m of
Page 89 - which lies within the military reservation at Fort Rosecrans, Cal., the same being of historic interest because of the discovery of the territory now partly embraced in the State of California, by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, who first sighted land on September 28, 1542. This monument is under the jurisdiction of the War Department.
Page 48 - Additional specialists and clerks in higher education, including universities, colleges, schools of technology, schools of professional education, and normal schools, with particular emphasis on the need of a specialist to devote his entire time and attention to the colleges of agriculture and mechanic arts for negroes in the Southern States.
Page 57 - the application of a superintendent, physician, or teacher in the Alaska school service; (4) in the employment of physicians and nurses in the hospitals and in field work in their respective districts; and (5) in furnishing medicines and medical books to the teachers for use in relieving minor ailments. Dr. Krulish, of the Public Health
Page 25 - 265). The total expenses of district land offices for salaries and commissions of registers and receivers and incidental expenses during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1913, were $890,474.06, an increase of $40,353.02. The aggregate expenditures and estimated liabilities of the public-land service, including expenses of district land offices and surveys, were $3,316,362.30, leaving a net surplus of $3,639,142.51. Field
Page 101 - and eighty-four. seven hundred and twenty-one, seven hundred and twentytwo, seven hundred and twenty-three, and all that part of square numbered six hundred and thirty-three lying east of Arthur Place, provided for by the act entitled “An act making appropriations for the sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and eleven, and for other purposes,” the sum necessary, in addition to sums
Page 77 - once annually. Land laws.—Simplification of the land laws, so far as they apply to Alaska, is desirable in order to encourage the settlement of the agricultural lands and to meet other peculiar conditions found only in an isolated country. Under the act of May 17, 1884, it was provided that Indians and other persons should not be disturbed in the possession of any lands actually in their use or occupancy.
Page 62 - the payments required by this act are made for the major portion of the land. Irrigated from the waters of any of the works herein provided for, then the
Page 53 - received from the sale of public lands in certain of the Western States and Territories, excepting the 5 per cent of the proceeds of such sales set aside by law for educational and other purposes. The actual receipts from this source to June 30, 1912, were $77,396,161.93, and the estimated total receipts to June
Page 60 - The scientific work of the Geological Survey has been continued along lines similar to those followed in previous years and the usual number of contributions have been made to the knowledge of geology and related subjects. The appropriations for the work of the survey for the fiscal year 1913 aggregated $1,479,920.

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