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FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 164, 165. 1892. 145 cause report to be made to Congress, at its next session thereafter, of Kevmhis action under this provision. Sec. 6. That whenever, after advertising for bids for supplies in ac- Reiecnvv ¤f\»i•1s~ eordance with section three of this act, those received for any article contain conditions detrimental to the interest of the Government, they may be rejected, and the articles specified in such bids purchased in m;*;F;*¤=¤*=¤ *¤ <*P*=¤ open market, at prices not to exceed those of the lowest bidder, and ` not to exceed the market price of the same until such time as satisfactogy bids can be obtained, for which immediate advertisement shall be m e. SEC 7. That at any of the Indian reservations where there is now on @6 <>frr¤1>¤r¤y¤¤¢ hand Government property not required for the use and benefit of the us ` Indians at said reservation the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized to move such property to other Indian reservations where it may be required, or to sell it and apply the proceeds of same in the purchase of such articles as may be needed for the use of the Indians for whom said property was purchased; and he shall make report of his action hereunder to the next session of Congress thereafter. Sno 8. That when in the judgment of the Secretary of the Interior u,S;¤¤;g*{$;$j§;¤eg*` Lg; any Indian tribe, or part thereof, who are receiving rations and cloth- ams. ing under this act, are sufficiently advanced in civilization to purchase such rations and clothing judiciously, they may commute the same and pay the value thereof in money per capita to such tribe or part thereof, the manner of such payment to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior. That the funds now in the Treasury belonging to the Santee Sioux s’*“*°° Si°°*· Indians in the State of Nebraska and at Flandreau in the State of South P·Y¤¤•¤¤'¤**¤ Dakota, resulting from the sale of lands in Minnesota, and thirty-two thousand dollars heretofore appropriated to purchase lands for the San~ tee Indians in Nebraska, who have not received allotments may in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be paid in cash. SE0 9. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall report annually P,f)€e1;‘;'{"{’)Q $:},8;*;; to Congress, specihcally showing the number of employees at each mm11y. agency, industrial, and boarding school, which are supported in whole out of the appropriations in this act; giving name, when employed, in what capacity employed, male or temale, whether white or Indian, amount of compensation paid, and out of what item or hind of the appropriation paid. Also number of employees in his office here in VVashington; when employed, in what capacity employed. male or iemale, hill name, amount of compensation paid, and out of what hind paid, and under what law employed. Approved, July 13, 1892. CHAP. 165.-An act making appropriations for the service of the Post-0fiice De- J *115 lit 1*9% partment for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three. I `_ " Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Oongreew assembled, Thatthe following sums be, and $vY;°(_tgi*;Q°¤¤ *`°* they are hereby, appropriated for the service of the Post-Oiiice Depart- lm " ` ment, in contbrmity with the act of July second, eighteen hundred and V°’· *·¥’· 8°· thirty-six, as tollowsz OFFICE OF THE POSTMASTEB, GENERAL, r<»sm¤¤¢er·Ge¤ez¤i. For advertising, eighteen thousand dollars. xavmamg- For miscellaneous items in the office of the Postmaster-General, one Mi¤¤¤11¤¤<—¤¤¤· thousand dollars. orrxcn or run rmsr Assrsrmr rosrmsrnn GENERAL. P_§f;_§;,_;§g;f_’;{;,§” For compensation to postmasters, fifteen million two hundred mid P<>¤*¤*¤¤**¤~ iiity thousand dollars. von xxvrr-—10