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under the public land laws of the United States until the Secretary of the Interior shall decide that such lands are not needed for any public purpose.

36 STAT, 557, pp. 561, 562, 563, 565, 568, 572, 575, JUNE 20, 1910.

GRANT TO ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO-MINERALS AND SALINES

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AN ACT To enable the people of New Mexico to form a constitution and State government and be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States; and to enable the people of Arizona to form a constitution and State government and be admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States.

Be it enacted, etc., That the qualified electors of the Territory of New Mexico and Arizona (sec. 19) are hereby authorized to vote for and choose delegates to form a constitutional convention for said Territory for the purpose of framing a constitution for the proposed State of New Mexico.

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SEC. 6. That in addition to sections 16 and 36, heretofore granted to the Territory of New Mexico, sections 2 and 32 in every township in said proposed State not otherwise appropriated at the date of the passage of this act are hereby granted to the said State for the

support of common schools; and where sections 2, 16, 32, and 36, or any parts thereof, are mineral, or have been sold, reserved, or otherwise appropriated or reserved by or under the authority of any act of Congress, or are wanting or fractional in quantity, or where settlement thereon with a view to preemption or homestead, or improvement thereof with a view to desert-land entry has been made heretofore or hereafter, and before the survey thereof in the field, the provisions of sections 2275 and 2276 of the Revised Statutes are hereby made applicable thereto and to the selection of lands in lieu thereof to the same extent as if sections 2 and 32, as well as sections 16 and 36, were mentioned therein: *

Sec. 7. That in lieu of the grant of land for purposes of internal improvements made to new States by the eighth section of the act of September 4, 1841 (5 Stat. 453), and in lieu of the swamp-land grant made by the act of September 28, 1850 (9 Stat. 519), and section 2479 of the Revised Statutes, and in lieu of the grant of 30,000 acres for each Senator and Representative in Congress, made by the act of July 2, 1862 (12 Stat. 503), which grants are hereby declared not to extend to the said State, and in lieu of the grant of saline lands heretofore made to the Territory of New Mexico for university purposes by section 3 of the act of June 21, 1898, which is hereby repealed, except to the extent of such approved selections of such saline lands as may have been made by said Territory prior to the passage of this act, the following grants of lands are hereby made, to wit:

For university purposes, 200,000 acres; for legislative, executive, and judicial public buildings heretofore erected in said Territory or to be hereafter erected in the proposed State, and for the payment of the bonds heretofore or hereafter issued therefor, 100,000 acres; for insane asylums, 100,000 acres; for penitentiaries, 100,000 acres; for schools and asylums for the deaf, dumb, and the blind, 100,000 acres; for miners' hospitals for disabled miners, 50,000 acres; for normal

schools, 200,000 acres; for state charitable, penal, and reformatory institutions, 100,000 acres; for agricultural and mechanical colleges, 150,000 acres; and the national appropriation heretofore annually paid for the agricultural and mechanical college to said Territory shall

, until further order of Congress, continue to be paid to said Staté for the use of said institution; for school of mines, 150,000

acres.

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* Sec. 11. That all lands granted in quantity or as indemnity by this act shall be selected, under the direction and subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, from the surveyed, unreserved, unappropriated, and nonmineral public lands of the United States within the limits of said State, by a commission composed of the governor, surveyor general, or other officer exercising the functions of a surveyor general, and the attorney general of the said State; and after its admission into the Union said State may procure public lands of the United States within its boundaries to be surveyed with a view to satisfying any public-land grants made to said State in the same manner prescribed for the procurement of such surveys by Washington, Idaho, and other States by the act of Congress approved August 18, 1894 (28 Stat. 394), and the provisions of said act, in so far as they relate to such surveys and the preference right of selection, are hereby extended to the said State of New Mexico. The fees to be paid to the register and receiver for each final location or selection of 160 acres made hereunder shall be $1.

* Sec. 18. That all saline lands in the proposed State of New Mexico are hereby reserved from entry, location, selection, or settlement until such time as Congress shall hereafter provide for their disposition.

Sec. 19. That the qualified electors of the Territory of Arizona are hereby authorized to vote for and choose delegates to form a constitutional convention for said Territory for the purpose of framing a constitution for the proposed State of Arizona.

* SEC. 24. That in addition to sections 16 and 36, heretofore reserved for the Territory of Arizona, sections 2 and 32 in every township in said proposed State not otherwise appropriated at the date of the passage of this act are hereby granted to the said State for the support of common schools; and where sections 2, 16, 32, and 36, or any parts thereof, are mineral, or have been sold, reserved, or otherwise appropriated or reserved by or under the authority of any act of Congress, or are wanting or fractional in quantity, or where settlement thereon with a view to preemption or homestead, or improvement thereof with a view to desert-land entry has been made heretofore or hereafter, and before the survey thereof in the field, the provisions of sections 2275 and 2276 of the Revised Statutes, and acts amendatory, thereof or supplementary thereto, are hereby made applicable thereto and to the selection of lands in lieu thereof to the same extent as if sections 2 and 32, as well as sections 16 and 36, were mentioned therein:

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SEC. 29. That all lands granted in quantity, or as indemnity, by this act, shall be selected, under_the direction and subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, from the surveyed, unreserved, unappropriated, and nonmineral public lands of the United States within the limits of said State, by a commission composed of the governor, surveyor general or other officer exercising the functions of a surveyor general, and the attorney general of the said State; and after its admission into the Union said State may procure public lands of the United States within its boundaries to be surveyed with a view to satisfying any public land grants made to said State in the same manner prescribed for the procurement of such surveys by Washington, Idaho, and other States by the act of Congress approved August 18, 1894 (28 Stat. 394), and the provisions of said act, in so far as they relate to such surveys and the preference right of selection, are hereby extended to the said State of Arizona. The fees to be paid to the register and receiver for each final location or selection of 160 acres made hereunder shall be $1.

36 STAT. 847, chap. 420, JUNE 25, 1910.

COLLEGE GRANT TO COLORADO. AN ACT Granting certain public lands to the State of Colorada for the use of the

State Agricultural College, for agriculture, forestry, and other purposes. Be it enacted, etc., That the Secretary of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to convey to the State of Colorado, for the use and benefit of the State Agricultural College, at Fort Collins, Colo., for experimental, educational, and kindred uses in forestry, agriculture, horticulture, grazing, stock raising, and such other uses included in the work of experiments and instruction at said college, and the experiment station connected therewith, 1,600 acres of Vacant, unoccupied, unentered, and nonmineral land, or so much thereof as the State board of agriculture may select and designate, upon

the payment therefor of the sum of $1.25 per acre. Sec. 2. That said land shall be selected by said State board of agriculture from any vacant, unoccupied, and unentered, nonmineral public land in township 7 north, ranges 70, 71, 72, 73, and 74 west, of the sixth principal meridian, in the county of Larimer, State of Colorado, and the tracts so selected shall not contain less than 40 nor more than 160 acres each.

36 STAT. 961, MARCH 1, 1911.

GRANT TO PROTECT WATER SHEDS.

AN ACT To enable any State to cooperate with any other State or States, or with

the United States, for the protection of the watersheds of navigable streams, and to appoint a commission for the acquisition of lands for the purpose of conserving the navigability of navigable rivers.

Be it enacted, etc., That the consent of the Congress of the United States is hereby given to each of the several States of the Union to enter into any agreement or compact, not in conflict with any law of the United States, with any other State or States for the purpose of conserving the forests and the water supply of the States entering into such agreement or compact.

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SEC. 9. That such acquisition may in any case be conditioned upon the exception and reservation to the owner from whom title passes to the United States of the minerals and of the merchantable timber, or either or any part of them, within or upon such lands at the date of the conveyance, but in every case such exception and reservation and the time within which such timber shall be removed and the rules and regulations under which the cutting and removal of such timber and the mining and removal of such minerals shall be done shall be expressed in the written instrument of conveyance, and thereafter the mining, cutting, and removal of the minerals and timber so excepted and reserved shall be done only under and in obedience to the rules and regulations so expressed.

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II. CITIES, TOWNS, AND CORPORATIONS.

30 STAT. 487, JUNE 21, 1898.

LANDS FOR WATER SUPPLY-MINERALS RESERVED.

AN ACT Granting certain lands to Santa Barbara, California. Be it enacted, etc., That the following-described tracts of land, situate in the county of Santa Barbara and State of California, described as follows: (Here follows description), be, and the same are hereby, granted and conveyed to the city of Santa Barbara, in the county of Santa Barbara, and State of California, to have and to hold said lands to its use and behoof forever, for the purpose of developing a water supply; * Provided, That said city shall pay for said land so selected the sum of $1.25 per acre, and that no title to mineral, coal, or oil lands within the said tract shall pass under the provisions of this act.

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36 STAT. 459, p. 461, chap. 267, JUNE 7, 1910.

GRANT TO CITIES FOR PARKS.

AN ACT Granting public lands to certain cities and towns in the State of Colorado

for public-park purposes. Be it enacted, etc., That there is hereby granted and conveyed to the following-named municipal corporations in the State of Colorado, for public-park purposes and for the use and benefit of the respective cities and towns, the following-described lands, or so much thereof as said cities and towns may desire, to wit: (Names of towns and description of lands). * * *

SEC. 2. That the said conveyance shall be made of the said lands to the said cities and towns, respectively, by the Secretary of the Interior upon the payment by the said cities and towns for the said land or such portions thereof as they may select, respoctively, at the rate of $1.25 per acre, and patent issued to said cities and towns for the said land selected, respectively, to have and to hold for public-park purposes, subject to the existing laws and regulations concerning public parks, and that the grant hereby made shall not include any lands which at the date of the issuance of patent shall be covered by a valid, existing, bona fide right or claim initiated under the laws of the United States: Provided, That there shall be reserved to the United States all oil, coal, and other mineral deposits that may be found in the land so granted, and all necessary use of the land for extracting the same: And provided further, That said cities and towns shall not have the right to sell or convey the lands herein granted, or any parts thereof, or to devote the same to any other purpose than as hereinbefore described; and that if the said lands shall not be used as public parks, the same, or such parts thereof not so used, shall revert to the United States.

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