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PRIVATE LAWS

OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

PASSED BY THE

SEVENTY-THIRD CONGRESS

1933-1934

1293

PRIVATE LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-THIRD CONGRESS

OF THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Passed at the first session, which was begun and held at the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on Thursday, the ninth day of March, 1933, and was adjourned without day on Friday, the sixteenth day of June, 1933.

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President; JOHN N. GARNER, Vice President; KEY PITTMAN, President of the Senate pro tempore; HENRY T. RAINEY, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

[CHAPTER 6.]

AN ACT

Confirming the claim of Francis R. Sanchez, and for other purposes.

March 23, 1933. [8. 154.] [Private, No. 1.]

Claim of, for certain firmed to equitable

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the claim of Francis R. Sanchez. Francis R. Sanchez for lands described as sections 33 and 34, town- lands in Florida conship 6 south, range 18 east, and as section 5, township 7 south, range owners of title thereto, 18 east, Tallahassee meridian, Florida, embracing four thousand etc. acres as shown on plats of survey approved May 27, 1841, contained in report numbered 2 as claim numbered 25, of the commissioners of the district of east Florida (American State Papers, Duff Green edition, vol. 3, p. 643), communicated to Congress by the Treasury Department, May 20, 1824, be, and the same is hereby, approved and confirmed to the equitable owners of the equitable title thereto and to their respective heirs and assigns forever: Provided, That this Proviso. Act shall amount only to a relinquishment of any title that the title relinquished. United States has, or is supposed to have, in and to any of said lands, and shall not be construed to abridge, impair, injure, prejudice, divert, or affect in any manner whatsoever any valid right, title, or interest of any person or body corporate whatever heretofore acquired based on a patent issued by the United States. Approved, March 23, 1933.

[CHAPTER 7.]

AN ACT

Providing for an exchange of lands between the Colonial Realty Company and the United States, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That upon execution and delivery by the Colonial Realty Company of a deed conveying to the United States, title in fee, free of incumbrance, to approximately one thousand four hundred and twenty acres of seeped and unproductive lands, as determined by the Secretary of the Interior, in sections 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33, and 34, township 39 south, and section 3 of township 40 south, range 9 east, Willamette meridian, Oregon, Klamath project, or to such portion

Only United States

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Provisos.

Areas conveyed to, ernment.

thereof as said company may elect so to convey, the said Secretary is hereby authorized and directed to issue a patent to the Colonial Realty Company, conveying to said company title to approximately an equivalent amount of public lands on the Tule Lake division of the Klamath project in Oregon-California to be selected and designated by said company from available lands in that division: Provided, That in order to avoid the expense of additional surveys, and and patented by Gov. since many of the tracts to be conveyed to the United States are designated as lots by public land surveys and for this reason the subdivisions contain areas both less than and in excess of legal subdivision, the areas conveyed to the Government and the areas patented by the Government need be only approximately of the same acreage: Unproductive lands. Provided further, That should any legal subdivision of the lands herein described consist of more than 50 per centum of unproductive land the whole subdivision may, at the option of said company, be conveyed to the United States, with the right of exchange of an equivalent area as herein authorized.

Water-right charges.

March 24, 1933.

[8. 151.] [Private, No. 3.]

pital, Saint Ignatius, Mont.

professional care.

Proviso. torney's fees.

SEC. 2. The water-right charges payable by said company or its successor on the Tule Lake lands patented pursuant to this Act shall be the same as those fixed for similar lands in that district and shall be subject to payment in the same manner. Approved, March 23, 1933.

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For the relief of the Holy Family Hospital, Saint Ignatius, Montana. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Holy Family Hos- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to pay to the Holy Family Hospital, Saint Ignatius, Montana, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $8,825.66, in Compensation for full satisfaction of all claims against the United States for compensation for the care by such hospital of persons admitted thereto under authority of the Flathead Indian Agency, State of Montana, Limitation on at prior to and including November 30, 1931: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, on account of services rendered in connection with said claim. It shall be unlawful for any agent or agents, attorney or attorneys, to exact, collect, withhold, or receive any sum of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof on account of services rendered in connection. with said claim, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Penalty for violation. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

March 24, 1933.

[S. 152.]

[Private, No. 4.]

Benton Field Mili

Approved, March 24, 1933.

[CHAPTER 10.]

AN ACT

To authorize the Secretary of War to grant a right of way to the Alameda Belt
Line across the Benton Field Military Reservation, Alameda, California.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Right of way granted of War be, and he is hereby, authorized and empowered to grant to the Alameda Belt Line, a corporation organized and existing under

tary Reservation, Calif.

Line.

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