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State of South Dakota: The southwest quarter of section 13, township 40 north, range 34 west, sixth principal meridian.

Approved, February 28, 1948.

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February 28, 1948

(S. 312) (Private Law 186]

62 Stat. 1314

emy.

Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Charles Kills the Enemy.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Charles Kills the En. United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon applica

tion in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to issue to Charles Kills the Enemy, of Winner, South Dakota, a patent in fee to the following-described lands allotted to him in the State of South Dakota: The northwest quarter of section 21, township 36 north, range 29 west, sixth principal meridian.

Approved, February 28, 1948.

March 3, 1948

(S. 402) (Private Law 190)

62 Stat. 1315

James Black Dog.

[CHAPTER 94)

AN ACT
To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue to James Black Dog a

patent in fee to certain land.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon applica-
tion in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed
to issue to James Black Dog, a Fort Peck Indian allottee, a patent in
fee to the northeast quarter of section 34, township 30 north, of range
53 east, Montana principal meridian, containing one hundred and
sixty acres: Provided, That when the land herein described is offered
for sale, the Fort Peck Tribe or any Indian who is a member of said
tribe shall have ninety days in which to execute preferential rights to
purchase said tract at a price offered to the seller by a prospective
buyer willing and able to purchase.

Approved, March 3, 1948.

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March 3, 1948

[S. 500) (Private Law 191)

62 Stat. 1315

Tom Eagleman.

Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Tom Eagleman. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon application in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to issue to Tom Eagleman, of Pierre, South Dakota, a patent in fee to the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter and the south half of the southwest quarter of section 25 and lot 3 of the southeast quarter of section 26, all in township 108, range 73 west, of the fifth principal meridian, South Dakota: Provided, That when the land herein described is offered for sale, the Crow Creek Sioux and the Lower Brule Sioux Tribes or any Indian who is a member of said tribes shall have ninety days in which to execute preferential rights to purchase said tract at a price offered to the seller by a prospective buyer willing and able to purchase.

Approved, March 3, 1948.

March 25, 1948

(S. 400) (Private Law 219)

62 Stat. 1326

[CHAPTER 152)

AN ACT
Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Mabel Townsend Pretty On Top.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon applica-

Mabel Townsend Pretty On Top.

tion in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to issue to Mabel Townsend Pretty On Top, of Lodge Grass, Montana, a patent in fee to the following-described lands situated in the State of Montana: The southwest quarter of section 13, township 7 south, range 37 east, Montana principal meridian: Provided, That when the land herein described is offered for sale, the Crow Tribe or lany Indian who is a member of said tribe shall have ninety days in which to execute preferential rights to purchase said tract at a price offered to the seller by a prospective buyer willing and able to purchase.

Approved, March 25, 1948.

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Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Clarence M.

Scott.

March 25, 1948

(S. 401) (Private Law 220)

62 Stat. 1327

Clarence M. Scott.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized, upon the filing of a written application by the Indian owner named in this Act, to issue to Clarence M. Scott, of Billings, Montana, a patent in fee to the following-described lands, including homestead lands allotted to him on the Crow Indian Reservation, Montana: The south half of section 16, and the north half of the northwest quarter and the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter of section 21, township 6 south, range 32 east, Montana principal meridian.

Approved, March 25, 1948.

(CHAPTER 154)

AN ACT

March 25, 1948

(S. 773] (Private Law 2211

62 Stat. 1327

Mrs. Mary E. Leaf.

Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Mrs. Mary E. Leaf. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon application in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to issue to Mrs. Mary E. Leaf, of McIntosh, South Dakota, a patent in fee to the following-described lands allotted to her in Corson County, State of South Dakota: The west half of section 20, township 22 north, range 21 east, of the Black Hills meridian: Provided, That when the land herein described is offered for sale, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe or any Indian who is a member of said tribe shall have ninety days in which to execute preferential rights to purchase said tract at a price offered to the seller by a prospective buyer willing and able to purchase. Approved, March 25, 1948.

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March 25, 1948

(S. 1407)

(Private Law 222)

62 Stat. 1327

Robert E. Doyle.

Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Robert E. Doyle. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon application in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized in his discretion to issue to Robert E. Doyle a patent in fee to the followingdescribed lands situated in Big Horn County, Montana: The north half of the northwest quarter, the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter, and the southwest quarter, section 28; the north half of the northwest quarter, the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter, and the southwest quarter, section 28; the north half of the northeast quarter, the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter, the south

east quarter, and the east half of the east half of the west half, section 29; township 8 south, range 37 east, Montana principal meridian, containing six hundred and forty acres.

Approved, March 25, 1948.

March 25, 1948

(S. 1517) (Private Law 223)

62 Stat. 1328

James Perry Doyle.

CHAPTER 156]

AN ACT
Authorizing the issuance to James Perry Doyle of a patent in fee to certain lands in

Big Horn County, Montana.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon applica-
tion in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed
to issue to James Perry Doyle, a Crow Indian allottee numbered 1661,
of Sheridan, Wyoming, a patent in fee to the following-described lands
situated in Big Horn County, Montana: Southeast quarter of section
17, township 8 south, range 37 east; the northwest quarter and the
north half of the north half of the southwest quarter, section 21,
township 8 south, range 37 east; the east half of the east half of the
northwest quarter, the northeast quarter and the north half of the
southeast quarter of section 20, township 7 south, range 37 east,
Montana principal meridian, containing six hundred and forty acres.

Approved, May 3, 1948.
(CHAPTER 248]

AN ACT
Authorizing and directing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to

Growing Four Times.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon applica-
tion in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed
to issue to Growing Four Times, of Frazier, Montana, a patent in fee
to the following-described allotted lands situated in the State of
Montana: The northeast quarter of the southeast quarter, and the
southeast quarter of the southeast quarter, of section 5, township 26
north, range 45 east, Montana principal meridian: Provided, That
when the land herein described is offered for sale, the Fort Peck Tribe
or any Indian who is a member of said tribe shall have ninety days in
which to execute preferential rights to purchase said tract at a price
offered to the seller by a prospective buyer willing and able to
purchase.

May 3, 1948

(S. 608) [Private Law 264)

62 Stat. 1342

Growing Four Times.

Approved, May 3, 1948.

May 3, 1948

(S. 714) (Private Law 265)

62 Stat. 1342

Claude E. Milliken.

(CHAPTER 249]

AN ACT
Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Claude E.

Milliken.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon applica-
tion in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed
to issue to Claude E. Milliken, of Billings, Montana, a patent in fee to
the following-described lands allotted to him on the Crow Indian
Reservation, Montana: Allotment numbered 144, the north half, the
north half of the south half and the south half of the southwest
quarter, of section 21, township 4 south, range 28 east, containing five
hundred and sixty acres, and the north half of the northwest quarter
of section 24, township 5 south, range 26 east, Montana principal
meridian, containing eighty acres: Provided, That when the land
herein described is offered for sale, the Crow Tribe or any Indian who

June 12, 1948

(S. 1941) (Private Law 351)

62 Stat. 1374

John F. Compton.

is a member of said tribe shall have ninety days in which to execute preferential rights to purchase said tract at a price offered to the seller by a prospective buyer willing and able to purchase.

Approved, May 3, 1948. (CHAPTER 460)

AN ACT
To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue to John F. Compton,

formerly John Crazy Bull, a patent in fee to certain land.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, upon applica-
tion in writing, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed
to issue to John F. Compton, formerly John Crazy Bull, Rosebud Sioux
allottee, a patent in fee to the southeast quarter of section 32,
township 36 north, range 26 west, sixth principal meridian, South
Dakota, containing one hundred and sixty acres.

Approved, June 12, 1948. [CHAPTER 585)

AN ACT
Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Florence A. W.

Arens.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of
the Interior is authorized and directed to issue to Florence A. W.
Arens, of Billings, Montana, a patent in fee to the following-described
lands allotted to her on the Crow Indian Reservation, Montana: Lots
11 and 12, section 2; lot 9, section 3; the east half of the east half of
section 10; the west half of the east half of the east half of the west
half, the west half of the east half of the west half, the west half of the
west half, section 11, range 29 east, township 2 south, Montana
I principal meridian, containing five hundred and fifty-seven and
thirty-seven one-hundredths acres.

Approved, June 19, 1948.

June 19, 1948

(H. R. 5147) (Private Law 382)

62 Stat. 1387

Florence A.W. Arens.

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PUBLIC LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-FIRST CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1949

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March 17, 1949

(S. 170] (Public Law 20)

63 Stat. 14

Bushnell General Hospital, Utah.

To authorize the transfer of certain property to the Secretary of the Interior, and for

other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Administrator of the War Assets Administration is hereby authorized and directed to transfer to the Secretary of the Interior, without reimbursement or transfer of funds for use by the Bureau of Indian Affairs as a vocational school for Indian children and a center for housing and training adult Indians for off-reservation employment and placement, the property known as the Bushnell General Hospital near Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah, comprising two hundred and ninety-eight and five-tenths acres, more or less, together with roads, buildings, and other betterments thereon.

SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to take over the property as soon as Congress has appropriated the necessary funds to provide for alterations, maintenance, and operation.

Approved, March 17, 1949.

Post, p. 84.

April 6, 1949

(S. 790) (Public Law 371

63 Stat. 31

Upper Colorado River Basin Compact. Consent of Congress.

[CHAPTER 48]

AN ACT
To grant the consent of the United States to the Upper Colorado River Basin

Compact.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the consent of
the Congress is hereby given to the compact, signed (after negotia.
tions in which a representative of the United States, duly appointed
by the President, participated and upon which he has reported to the
Congress) by the Commissioners for the States of Arizona, Colorado,
New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, on October 11, 1948, at Santa Fe,
New Mexico, and thereafter ratified by the legislatures of each of the
States aforesaid, which said compact reads as follows:

"UPPER COLORADO RIVER BASIN COMPACT "The State of Arizona, the State of Colorado, the State of New Mexico, the State of Utah and the State of Wyoming, acting through their Commissioners,

"Charles A. Carson for the State of Arizona, "Clifford H. Stone for the State of Colorado, "Fred E. Wilson for the State of New Mexico, "Edward H. Watson for the State of Utah and “L. C. Bishop for the State of Wyoming, after negotiations participated in by Harry W. Bashore, appointed by the President as the representative of the United States of America, have agreed, subject to the provisions of the Colorado River Compact, to determine the rights and obligations of each signatory State respecting the uses and deliveries of the water of the Upper Basin of the Colorado River, as follows:

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I“ARTICLE VII "The consumptive use of water by the United States of America or any of its agencies, instrumentalities or wards shall be charged as a use by the State in which the use is made; provided, that such consumptive use incident to the diversion, impounding, or conveyance of water in one State for use in another shall be charged to such latter State.

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I“ARTICLE XIV "Subject to the provisions of this Compact, the consumptive use of the waters of the San Juan River and its tributaries is hereby apportioned between the States of Colorado and New Mexico as follows:

“The State of Colorado agrees to deliver to the State of New Mexico from the San Juan River and its tributaries which rise in the State of Colorado a quantity of water which shall be sufficient, together with water originating in the San Juan Basin in the State of New Mexico, Ito enable the State of New Mexico to make full use of the water apportioned to the State of New Mexico by Article III of this Compact, subject, however, to the following:

“(a) A first and prior right shall be recognized as to: "(1) All uses of water made in either State at the time of the signing of this Compact; and

“(2) All uses of water contemplated by projects authorized, at the time of the signing of this Compact, under the laws of the United States of America whether or not such projects are eventually constructed by the United States of America or by some other entity.

“(b) The State of Colorado assents to diversions and storage of water

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