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1017. Whitman National Forest lands reserved as water supply reserve. That the public lands within the Whitman National Forest situated in the county of Baker, State of Oregon, hereinafter described, are hereby reserved from all forms of location or entry and set aside as a municipal water-supply reserve for the benefit of the city of Baker, a municipal corporation of the State of Oregon, to wit: South half of northeast quarter and north half of southeast quarter section four, township nine south, range thirty-eight east of the Willamette meridian: Provided, That if the said city of Baker shall at any time cease to use said land for said purpose, then, and in that event, the rights hereby granted to said city shall cease and the unrestricted title to said land shall revert to and vest in the United States. (Mar. 14, 1914, sec. 1, 38 Stat. 308.)

1018. Rights defined.—That to accomplish the purpose of this Act as defined in section one hereof, said city of Baker shall have the right, subject to approval of the Secretary of Agriculture, to the use of any and all parts of the land above described for the storage and conveying of water and the construction and maintenance thereon of reservoirs, pipes, pipe lines, mains, conduits, and other like or any improvements or means for the storage, diversion, or transmission of water. (Mar. 14, 1914, sec. 2, 38 Stat. 308.)

1019. Act subject to vested rights.-That this Act shall be subject to the vested rights of any municipality, person, or persons in or to the above-described premises or any part thereof or the water thereof. (Mar. 14, 1914, sec. 3, 38 Stat. 308.)

1020. Right reserved to alter, amend, or repeal act.—That the right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby expressly reserved. (Mar, 14, 1914, sec. 4, 38 Stat. 308.)

1021. Tusayan National Forest; lands eliminated. That the followingdescribed land be, and the same is hereby, eliminated from the Tusayan National Forest, Arizona, and added to and made a part of the Western Navajo Indian Reservation, subject to all valid rights and claims of individuals initiated prior to the approval of this Act: All that part of the Tusayan National Forest lying east of the Colorado River and north of the Little Colorado River, unsurveyed, but which will probably be when surveyed in townships 32, 33, 34, 35, and 36 north, ranges 5 and 6 east; all lands in township 31 north, range 6 east, which are now a part of the Tusa yan National Forest; sections 1, 2, 3, 4, and 10 to 14, inclusive, east half section 23, sections 24 and 25, east half section 26 and sections 35 and 36, township 30 north, range 6 east; sections 27 to 34, inclusive, township 30 north, range 7 east; sections 1, 2, and 11 to 14, inclusive, sections 23 to 26, inclusive, sections 35 and 36, township 29 north, range 6 east; sections 3 to 10, inclusive, and sections 15 to 36, inclusive, township 29 north, range 7 east; section 1 and north half section 12, township 28 north, range 6 east; sections 1 to 23, inclusive, and sections 29 to 32, inclusive, township 28 north, range 7 east; Gila and Salt River base and meridian, Arizona: Provided, That all unappropriated and unreserved public lands in sections 24 to 28, inclusive, and sections 33 to 36, inclusive, in township 28 north, range 7 east, Gila and Salt River base and meridian, Arizona, be, and the same are hereby, added to and made a part of the Western Navajo Indian Reservation, subject to all valid rights and claims of

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individuals initiated prior to approval of this Act. (May 23, 1930, 46 Stat. 378.)

1022. Tusayan National Forest; additional lands eliminated. That section 1 of the Act of May 23, 1930 (46 Stat. 378), entitled “An Act to eliminate certain lands from the Tusayan National Forest, Arizona, as an addition to the Western Navajo Indian Reservation”, be, and the same is hereby, amended so as to include the followingdescribed lands subject to all the conditions and provisions of said Act: Sections 10 to 15, inclusive, sections 22 to 27, inclusive, sections 34 to 36, inclusive, township 27 north, range 6 east, all of township 27 north, range 7 east; sections 4 to 9, 16 to 21, 29 to 32, all inclusive, in township 27 north, range 8 east; sections 1 and 2, the east half of section 3, the east half of section 10, sections 11 and 12, township 26 north, range 7 east; sections 5 to 8, inclusive, township 26 north, range 8 east, Gila and Salt River meridian, Arizona. (Feb. 21, 1931, sec. 1, 46; Stat. 1204.)

1023. Lieu lands; means of determining values and areas.—That for the purpose of arriving at the values and areas of lieu lands to which private landowners are entitled under the Act of May 23, 1930, as hereby amended, the value of the improvements on all privately owned lands to be conveyed or relinquished to the United States for the benefit of the Indians shall be taken into consideration and full credit in the form of lands shall be allowed therefor: Provided, That the State of Arizona may relinquish such lands as it sees fit, acquired pursuant to the Enabling Act of June 20, 1910 (36 Stat. L. 557), which may be desired as lieu land, and the State shall have the right to select other unreserved and undisposed of nonmineral public lands within the State of Arizona equal in area to that relinquished, the lieu selections to be made by the State in the same manner as is provided for in said Enabling Act. (Feb. 21, 1931, sec. 2, 46 Stat. 1204.)

1024. Madison National Forest; sale of lands.—That the Secretary of the Interior be, and hereby is, authorized to sell and convey to Oregon Short Line Railroad Company, a corporation organized under laws of the State of Utah and authorized to do business in the State of Montana, its successors and assigns, for hotel and other purposes, and at a price to be fixed by appraisement at not less than $25 per acre, and under such terms, conditions, and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, the following described lands, situated in Gallatin County, Montana: Lot three and the northeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section thirty-four, in township thirteen south, of range five east, Montana principal meridian, including the area at present covered by the right-of-way for the wye tracks of said Oregon Short Line Railroad Company; also all that portion of the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter of said section thirty-four lying south of the right-of-way and station grounds of said company, the entire tract above described consisting of eighty-eight and two one-hundredths acres; the rightof-way and station grounds of said Oregon Short Line Railroad Company and the right-of-way for the wye tracks of said company being designated in the filing map of the Yellowstone Park Railroad Company filed with the Secretary of the Interior, the land described being within the boundaries of the Madison National Forest: Provided, however, That any hotel erected on said lands shall be operated by the said Oregon Short Line Railroad Company, or its successors in interest, under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe for the conduct and operation of hotels within the Yellowstone National Park. (Feb. 25, 1919, 40 Stat. 1152.)

1025. Lewis and Clark National Forest; lands excluded.—That, with the consent and approval of the Secretary of the Interior and upon the filing with the Interior Department and the approval thereof by said Secretary of maps of definite location within three years from the passage of this Act, the Great Northern Railway Company, a corporation of the State of Minnesota, be, and it is hereby, authorized to revise the location of that part of its line of railway along the southern boundary of the Glacier National Park, in the State of Montana, on the terms and conditions and subject to the limitations and restrictions granted by and contained in an Act of Congress entitled "An Act granting to railroads the right-of-way through the public lands of the United States ”, approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-five (Eighteenth Statutes, page four hundred and eighty-two) [43 U. S. C., secs. 934–939], as amended by an Act of Congress entitled "An Act making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine, and for prior years, and for other purposes.”, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-nine (Thirtieth Statutes, page twelve hundred and thirtythree) (16 U. S. C., sec. 525; 43 V. S. C., secs. 665–958]: Provided, That all lands north of the north line of the revised right-of-way, when said revised line of right-of-way shall have been approved as aforesaid, shall be excluded from the Lewis and Clark National Forest and become and remain part of the Glacier National Park, and be subject to all the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled “An Act to establish the Glacier National Park' in the Rocky Mountains south of the international boundary line in the State of Montana, and for other purposes”, approved May eleventh, nineteen hundred and ten (Thirty-sixth Statutes, page three hundred and fifty-four) (16 U. S. C., secs. 161, 162), and to all the provisions of any Act of Congress that may hereafter be passed relative to said park, and the regulations of the Secretary of the Interior heretofore or hereafter prescribed in accordance with law for the government of the Park, and that any and all lands south of the north line of such revised line of right-of-way which may now be within the Glacier National Park shall become and remain a part of the Lewis and Clark National Forest and be subject to and be governed by the laws heretofore or hereafter enacted by Congress and the regulations heretofore or hereafter prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture for the control of national forests: Provided further, That before the Secretary of the Interior shall consent to and approve the revision of location herein authorized, the Great Northern Railway Company shall file with the said Secretary a relinquishment of all claims of whatever nature to that portion of its right-of-way affected by said revised location. (Feb. 27, 1915, 38 Stat. 814.)

1026. Coconino National Forest; Lowell Observatory.--That there be, and hereby is, granted to Percival Lowell, his heirs and assigns, section numbered seventeen, in township numbered twenty-one north of range seven east of the Gila and Salt River base and meridian, the said tract of land being within the Coconino National Forest, in the Territory of Arizona, for observatory purposes in connection with the Lowell Observatory: Provided, That in the event of the removal or abandonment of the said observatory or the use of said land by the grantee for other than observatory purposes the said land shall revert to the United States: Provided further, That the title to the merchantable timber thereon and the right to cut and remove the same in such manner as to preserve the herbage and undergrowth in their natural condition shall remain in the United States. (May 30, 1910, 36 Stat. 452.)

1027. Rights-of-way for wagon roads, railroads, etc.—That in the form provided by existing law the Secretary of the Interior may file and approve surveys and plats of any right-of-way for a wagon road, railroad, or other highway over and across any forest reservation or reservoir site when in his judgment the public interests will not be injuriously affected thereby. (Mar. 3, 1899, sec. 1, 30 Stat. 1233; 16 U.S. C., sec. 525.)

FOREST PROTECTION, FOREST SERVICE, REFORESTATION 1028. Protection of National forests; rules and regulations.—The Secretary of Agriculture shall make provisions for the protection against destruction by fire and depredations upon the public forests and national forests which may have been set aside or which may be hereafter set aside under the said Act of March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one (16 U. S. C., sec. 471), and which may be continued; and he may make such rules and regulations and establish such service as will insure the objects of such reservations, namely, to regulate their occupancy and use and to preserve the forests thereon from destruction; and any violation of the provisions of this Act [16 U. S. C., secs. 473-482], or such rules and regulations shall be punished as is provided for in the Act of June fourth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, amending section fifty-three hundred and eighty-eight of the Revised Statutes of the United States (18 U. S. C., sec. 104]. (June 4, 1897, sec. 1, 30 Stat. 35; Feb. 1, 1905, sec. 1, 33 Stat. 628, 16 U. S. C., sec. 551.)

1029. San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests; special-use permit.—That where a special-use permit to use, for other than pasture purposes, a tract of land not exceeding one hundred and sixty acres in area, in the San Bernardino and Cleveland National Forests, has been issued under the regulations of the Secretary of Agriculture, the land so rented shall not be subject to appropriation, entry, alienation, or adverse use or occupancy unless such permit is discontinued or revoked. (Feb. 14, 1931, 46 Stat. 1115.)

1030. Consent to agreement by States for conservation of forests and water supply:—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. (Mar. 1, 1911, sec. 1, 36 Stat. 961; 16 U. S. C., sec. 552.)

1031. Duties of officials of Forest Service; stock laws; protection of fish and game.--Hereafter officials of the Forest Service designated by the Secretary of Agriculture shall, in all ways that are practicable, aid in the enforcement of the laws of the States or Territories with regard to stock, for the prevention and extinguishment of forest fires, and for the protection of fish and game, and with respect to National Forests, shall aid the other Federal Bureaus and Departments on request from them, in the performance of the duties imposed on them by law. (May 23, 1908, 35 Stat. 259; 16 U. S. C., sec. 553.)

1032. Forest supervisors and rangers.—That forest supervisors and rangers shall be selected, when practicable, from qualified citizens of the States or Territories in which the said reserves, respectively, are situated. (Feb. 1, 1905, sec. 3, 33 Stat. 628; 16 U. S. C., sec. 554.)

1033. Forest headquarters and ranger stations. That where no suitable Government land is available for national forest headquarters or ranger stations, the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to purchase such lands out of any funds appropriated for building improvements on the national forests, but not more than $2,500 shall be so expended in any one year; and to accept donations of land for any national forest purpose. (Mar. 3, 1925, sec. 5, 43 Stat. 1133; 16 U. S. C., sec. 555.)

1034. Appropriations for Forest Service; use of transportation or traveling expenses.--Hereafter no part of any funds appropriated for the Forest Service shall be used to pay the transportation or traveling expenses of any forest officer or agent except he be traveling on business directly connected with the Forest Service and in furtherance of the works, aims, and objects specified and authorized by law. (May 11, 1922, 42 Stat. 521; 16 U. S. C., sec. 556.)

1035. Employees of Forest Service; subsistence. - That the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized to furnish subsistence to employees of the Forest Service, to purchase personal equipment and supplies for them, and to make deductions therefor from moneys appropriated for salary payments or otherwise due such employees. (Mar. 3, 1925, sec. 4, 43 Stat. 1133; 16 U. S. C., sec. 557.)

1036. Employees of Forest Service; medical attention.—That the Secretary of Agriculture is hereby authorized, in his discretion, to provide out of moneys appropriated for the general expenses of the Forest Service medical attention for employees of the Forest Service located at isolated situations, including the moving of such employees to hospitals or other places where medical assistance is available, and in case of death to remove the bodies of deceased employees to the nearest place where they can be prepared for shipment or for burial. (Mar. 3, 1925, sec. 6, 43 Stat. 1133; 16 U. S. C., sec. 557.)

1037. Field season contracts; authority to make, prior to appropriation.That the Secretary of Agriculture is hereafter authorized in connection with the administration of the national forests to enter into contracts for the procurement of services, materials, and supplies for the ensuing fiscal year, prior to the passage of an appropriation therefor: Provided, That such contracts shall aliquot the cost for such service by fiscal years and shall not be binding on the United States as to

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