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An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated opposite sections 2, 3, and 4 of township 9 north, range 29 east of the Black Hills meridian, also sections 21, 22, and 23 of township 115 north, range 81 west of the fifth principal meridian.

An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated opposite sections 1 and 2 of township 9 north, range 29 east, Black Hills meridian.

An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated oposite sections 1 and 2 of township 9 north, range 29 east of the Black Hills meridian, also sections 23 and 24 of township 115 north, range 81 west and section 19 of township 115 north, range 80 west of the fifth principal meridian.

An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated opposite sections 14, 15, 16, and 21 of township 10 north, range 28 east of the Black Hills meridian, also sections 33, 34, and 35 of township 116 north, range 82 west of the fifth principal meridian.

An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated opposite sections 19, 29, 30, and 32 of township 10 north, range 29 east of the Black Hills meridian, also section 1 of township 115 north, range 82 west of the fifth principal meridian.

An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated within section 12, township 12 north, range 30 east, Black Hills meridian, between Lafferty Island, a surveyed island, and the right bank of said Missouri River.

An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated opposite sections 12, 13, 14, and 23 of township 12 north, range 30 east of the Black Hills meridian, also sections 29, 30, and 31 of township 118 north, range 79 west of the fifth principal meridian.

An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated opposite sections 22, 27, 28, and 33 of township 16 north, range 31 east of the 1 Black Hills meridian, also sections 5, 6, and 7 of township 121 north, range 78 west of the fifth principal meridian.

An unsurveyed island in the Missouri River, situated opposite sections 14, 15, and 22 of township 16 north, range 31 east of the Black Hills meridian, also section 5 of township 121 north, range 78 west and sections 28, 32, and 33 of township 122 north, range 78 west of the fifth principal meridian.

The following described land is described in the foregoing reservation description, but is owned by Indian fee patents to individual Indians:

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Township 9 north, range 24 east, Black Hills meridian Section 13: West half northwest quarter; northwest quarter southwest quarter; lots 6, 7, and 9.

Section 14: East half southeast quarter.

Township 10 north, range 28 east, Black Hills meridian
Section 10: South half southwest quarter.
Section 15: Lots 2 and 3.

Township 12 north, range 30 east, Black Hills meridian Section 11: South half south half.

Section 12: South half south half southwest quarter southwest quarter; lots 3, 5, and 6.

Section 13: Lots 1 and 2.

Section 14: North half; east half northwest quarter southeast quarter; northeast quarter southwest quarter southeast quarter; lot 1; the north six hundred and sixty feet of lot 2.

Township 14 north, range 31 east, Black Hills meridian
Section 11: Lot 4.

Township 15 north, range 31 east, Black Hills meridian
Section 3: Southwest quarter northwest quarter; lots 1, 2, and 3.
Section 13: West half east half southeast quarter southwest quarter.

Township 16 north, range 29 east, Black Hills meridian
Section 17: North half northeast quarter southeast quarter; east
half northwest quarter; north half northeast quarter southwest
quarter; northwest quarter northeast quarter; north half southwest
quarter northeast quarter; southwest quarter southwest quarter
northeast quarter; northwest quarter northwest quarter southeast
quarter.

Section 18: East half southwest quarter southeast quarter.
Section 19: Northeast quarter northeast quarter.

Section 20: North half southwest quarter; north half southwest quarter southwest quarter; southeast quarter southwest quarter southwest quarter.

Township 16 north, range 30 east, Black Hills meridian
Section 7: East half east half.
Section 8: North half south half northwest quarter.

Section 11: East half east half northeast quarter; northeast quarter
northeast quarter southeast quarter; east half southeast quarter
southwest quarter.
I Section 12: West half northwest quarter.

Township 16 north, range 31 east, Black Hills meridian Section 28: Northwest quarter; west half northeast quarter; lots 1 and 2.

Approved, September 3, 1954.

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PRIVATE LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-THIRD CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, 1954

June 28. 1954

(S. 1301) 68 Stat. A95

Lucy Y. Othermedicine.

PRIVATE LAW 469

CHAPTER 382

AN ACT
Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to Lucy Yarlott

Othermedicine.
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 and directed to issue to Lucy Yarlott
Othermedicine a patent in fee to the following-described lands allotted
to her on the Crow Indian Reservation, Montana: The west half of the
northeast quarter, and the southeast quarter of the northeast quarter
of section 22, and lot 3 of section 10, township 9 south, range 34 east,
Montana principal meridian. The prior disposition of the homestead
land of Lucy Yarlott Othermedicine is hereby ratified and confirmed.

Approved, June 28, 1954.

July 14, 1954
(
HR. 7146)
68 Stat. A117

PRIVATE LAW 527

CHAPTER 505

AN ACT
Authorizing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent in fee to John McMeel No.

1.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of

John McMeel No. 1.
Patent in fee.

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the Interior is authorized and directed to issue to John McMeel No. 1 a patent in fee to the following described lands allotted to him on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, Montana: Northeast quarter; east half of the northwest quarter of section 31; west half of the northwest quarter of the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter lof section 32, township 26 north, range 24 east, Montana principal meridian, containing two hundred forty-five acres.

SEC. 2. Said patent in fee when issued shall contain a reservation to the Fort Belknap Indian Community, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1921 (41 Stat. 1355), of all minerals, including coal, oil and gas.

SEC. 3. Pursuant to the provisions of the Act of March 3, 1921 (41 Stat. 1355, 1357), and the Act of March 7, 1928 (45 Stat. 200-210), as supplemented by the Act of July 1, 1932 (47 Stat. 564, 565), said patent in fee when issued shall contain a provision that any of the abovedescribed lands which may be situated within a Federal irrigation project are subject to a lien, prior and superior to all other liens for the amount of costs and charges due to the United States for and on account of construction, operation, and maintenance of the irrigation system or acquisition of water rights by which said lands have been or are to be reclaimed.

Approved, July 14, 1954.

25 U. S. C. 386a.

PRIVATE LAW 871

CHAPTER 1058

AN ACT

August 28, 1954

(H. R. 2154)

68 Stat. A232

Leona Hungry.

Authorizing the issuance of a patent in fee to Leona Hungry.
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 Leona Hungry a
patent in fee to the following-described land situated on the Rosebud
Indian Reservation in the State of South Dakota: Allotment num-
bered 3097, southeast quarter, section 2, township 42 north, range 29
west, of the sixth principal meridian, containing one hundred and
sixty acres.

Approved, August 28, 1954.
PUBLIC LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, 1955

April 22, 1955 (H. R. 4903) 69 Stat. 28

PUBLIC LAW 24

CHAPTER 26

AN ACT
Making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955, 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 following
sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other-
wise appropriated, to supply supplemental appropriations (this Act
may be cited as the “Second Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1955")
for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1955, and for other purposes,
namely:

Second Supplemental Appropriation

Act, 1955.

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ICHAPTER VII—DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION AND

WELFARE

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PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE

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TINDIAN HEALTH ACTIVITIES

42 U. S. C. 2001-2004.

60 Stat. 810.

For expenses necessary to enable the Surgeon General to carry out the purposes of the Act of August 5, 1954 (68 Stat. 674), including services as authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2, 1946 (5 U. S. C. 55a); hire of passenger motor vehicles; and the purposes set forth in sections 321 and 509 of the Public Health Service Act; $100,000, to be derived by transfer from “Retired pay of commissioned officers", fiscal year 1955.

62 Stat. 1017, 1018. 42 U. S. C. 248. 227.

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May 27, 1955 (H. R. 2682) 69 Stat. 67

vation.

Relative to the exploration, location, and entry of mineral lands within the Papago

Indian Reservation. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Papago Indian Reser. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the provisions

with respect to subjection of mineral lands within the Papago Indian Reservation to exploration, location, and entry under the mining laws of the United States in the Executive order dated February 1, 1917, creating the Papago Indian Reservation, and in the third proviso in section 1 of the Act of February 21, 1931 (46 Stat. 1202), and the provisions of subsection (b) (1) and (2) and of the remainder, following the word “purposes," of subsection (b) (4) of section 3 of the Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984; 25 U. S. C. 461-479), as amended by the Act of August 26, 1937 (50 Stat. 862, 863; 25 U. S. Č. 463), are hereby repealed, all tribal lands within the Papago Indian Reservation are hereby withdrawn from all forms of exploration, location, and entry under such laws, the minerals underlying such lands are hereby made a part of the reservation to be held in trust by the United States for the Papago Indian Tribe, and such minerals shall be subject to lease for mining purposes pursuant to the provisions of the Act of May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 347): Provided, That the provisions of this Act shall not be applicable to lands within the Papago Indian Reservation for which a mineral patent has heretofore been issued or to a claim that has been I validly initiated before the date of this Act and thereafter maintained under the mining laws of the United States.

SEC. 2. Section 6 of the Act of May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 347, 348; 25 U. S. C. 396f), is amended by deleting therefrom “the Papago Indian Reservation in Arizona,”.

Approved, May 27, 1955.

25 USC 396a-396f.

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PUBLIC LAW 62

CHAPTER 131

June 8, 1955 (H. R. 3879)

AN ACT

69 Stat. 85

Indian fishing grounds.

59 Stat. 22.

To amend section 2 of the Act of March 2, 1945, pertaining to the Columbia River at

Bonneville, Oregon.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 2 of the
River and Harbor Act approved March 2, 1945, pertaining to the
Columbia River at Bonneville, Oregon, is hereby amended by striking
out the amount “$50,000" and substituting in lieu thereof “$185,000."

Approved, June 8, 1955.

PUBLIC LAW 78

CHAPTER 147

AN ACT

June 16, 1955 (H. R. 5085) 69 Stat. 141

Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for

the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956, 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 following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the Department of the Interior and related agencies for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1956, namely:

Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriation Act, 1956.

TITLE I-DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

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OFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR For necessary expenses of the Office of the Solicitor, including purchase of three passenger motor vehicles for replacement only, $2,525,000, and in addition, not to exceed $100,000 may be reimbursed or transferred to this appropriation from other accounts available to the Department of the Interior: Provided, That hearing officers appointed for Indian probate work need not be appointed pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act (60 Stat. 237), as amended.

5 USC 1001 note.

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IBUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS

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EDUCATION AND WELFARE SERVICES For expenses necessary to provide education and welfare services for Indians, either directly or in cooperation with States and other organizations, including payment (in advance or from date of admis-1 sion), of care, tuition, assistance, and other expenses of Indians in boarding homes, institutions, or schools; grants and other assistance to needy Indians; maintenance of law and order, and payment of rewards for information or evidence concerning violations of law on Indian reservations or lands; and operation of Indian arts and crafts shops and museums; $41,764,995.

RESOURCES MANAGEMENT For expenses necessary for management, development, improvement, and protection of resources and appurtenant facilities under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, including payment of irrigation assessments and charges; acquisition of water rights; advances for Indian industrial and business enterprises; operation of Indian arts and crafts shops and museums; and development of Indian arts and crafts as authorized by law; $12,432,000, and in addition, $200,000 of the Revolving Fund for Loans, Bureau of Indian Affairs, shall be used in connection with administering loans to Indians.

CONSTRUCTION For construction, major repair, and improvement of irrigation and power systems, buildings, utilities, roads and trails, and other facilities; acquisition of lands and interests in lands; preparation of lands for farming; and architectural and engineering services by contract; payment to the Klamath Tribe of Indians, Oregon, as authorized by section 13c of the Act of August 13, 1954 (Public Law 587); to remain available until expended, $7,979,003, of which not to exceed $11,647 shall be available for reimbursing the city of New Town, North Dakota, for the cost of improvements to streets and appurtenant facilities adjoining property under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and not to exceed $40,000 shall be available for assistance to the public-school district for constructing additional classroom facilities at Seligman, Arizona: Provided, That no part of the sum herein appropriated shall be used for the acquisition of land within the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming outside of the boundaries of existing Indian reservations: Provided further, That no part of this appropria

68 Stat. 721.
25 U.S. C. 5641(c).

Restrictions.

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