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54 STAT.] 76TH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 780-OCT. 9, 1940 Compensation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys for the Chippewa Tribe of Indians, Minnesota (tribal funds): For compen- sation and expenses of an attorney or attorneys employed by the Chippewa Tribe of Indians, Minnesota, under a contract or contracts approved by the Secretary of the Interior, $23,400, or so much thereof as may be necessary, payable from the principal sum on deposit to the credit of the Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, arising under sec- tion 7 of the Act entitled "An Act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota", approved January 14, 1889 (25 Stat. 645), and the amount herein appropriated shall be available for compensation earned and expenses incurred during the period covered by said contract or contracts. Construction and repair: For an additional amount for the con- struction, repair, or rehabilitation of school, agency, hospital, or other buildings and utilities, including the purchase of furniture, furnishings, and equipment as follows: Red Lake, Minnesota: School facilities, $107,000, to remain avail- able until completion of the project when the unobligated balance shall revert to the Treasury: Provided, That no obligation shall be incurred hereunder unless and until the school district of Beltrami County, Minnesota, shall have deposited into the Treasury to the credit of this appropriation the unobligated balance of the insurance collected on the destroyed Red Lake school plant. Eastern Cherokees: For the relief of the Eastern Cherokees, as authorized by the bill (S. 4232) entitled "An Act for the relief of the Eastern Cherokees", Seventy-sixth Congress, fiscal year 1941, $1,997.84, without interest and to be in full settlement of all claims of such tribof f Indians against the Government as found to be due by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1906 (202 U. S. 101). BUJEAU OF RECLAMATION General fund, construction: For completion of construction of the following projects, in not to exceed the following amounts, respec- tively, to be expended from the general fund of the Treasury in the same manner, under the same conditions, and for the same objects of expenditure as specified for these projects in the Interior Depart- ment Appropriation Act, 1941, under the caption "General Fund, Construction" under the Bureau of Reclamation: Pine River project, Colorado, $400,000; Colorado River project, Texas, $2,500,000; In all, $2,900,000, to remain available until expended. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Strategic and critical minerals: For an additional amount for scien- tific and economic investigations of strategic and critical minerals in the United States or its Territories or insular possessions, $100,000; and the limitation of $25,000 on the amount which may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1941, is hereby increased to $50,000. BUREAU OF MINES Chippewa Indians. Expenses of attor- neys. Construction and repair. Red Lake, Minne- sota. School facilities. Porvso. Condition. Eastern Cherokees. Relief. General fund, con- struction. Ante, p. 437. Strategic and criti- cal minerals. Ante, p. 439. Economics of mineral industries: For an additional amount for connosis of min- economics of mineral industries, including the same objects specified er under this head in the Interior Department Appropriation Act, 1941, Ane, p. . $85,000; and the limitation therein of $234,000 which may be expended for personal services in the District of Columbia is hereby increased to $265,000. 193470°--41-PT . I -66 1041