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VOLUME 11-1946

INHABITANTS OF NATIVE VILLAGE
OF DIOMEDE, ALASKA

Proclamation Designating Native Reservation

Pursuant to authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936, 49 Stat. 1250 (U.S.C., title 48, sec. 358a), there is hereby designated as a native reservation for the use and occupancy of the native inhabitants of the village of Diomede, Alaska, and vicinity, the Island of Little Diomede, which is located in Latitude 65°41' N. and Longitude 168°55′ W., which includes approximately 1.43 acres previously reserved by Executive Order No. 5289, dated March 4, 1930, for educational purposes, together with the waters adjacent thereto within 3,000 feet from the shore line at mean low tide. Little Diomede Island aggregates approximately 3,000 acres.

This order shall be subject to any valid existing rights or claims acquired prior to the date hereof and shall become effective only upon its approval by a majority vote of the natives residing in the above-described area, voting in the manner prescribed by the said section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936.

Done in the City of Washington, D.C., this 22d day of April 1946.

J. A. KRUG,
Secretary of the Interior.

[Public Land Order 324]
ALASKA

Withdrawing Public Lands for Classification and Proposed Designation as Native Reservations for Inhabitants of Villages of Barrow and Klukwan, and Vicinity

By virtue of the authority_vested in the President, and pursuant to Executive Order No. 9337 of April 24, 1943, it is ordered as follows:

Subject to valid existing rights and to existing withdrawals, the following described public lands in Alaska are hereby temporarily withdrawn from settlement, location, sale, or entry and reserved for the purpose of classification and proposed designation under section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936, 49 Stat. 1250 (U.S.C., Title 48, sec. 358a), as a native reservation for the use and occupancy of the native inhabitants of the native village of Barrow and vicinity, Alaska:

Beginning at a point on the Arctic Ocean 30 miles southwest of Point Barrow, air line, approximate latitude 71°05'27" N., approximate longitude 157°10′ W., running thence in a southeasterly direction of McTavish Point; thence following along the coast of Dease Inlet, Elson Lagoon, and the Arctic Ocean, including Point Barrow, to the place of beginning, and including the waters adjacent to the above-described area extending 3,000 feet from the shore at mean low tide, all as shown on the Reconnaissance Map of Northwestern Alaska, 1930, prepared by the United States Geological Survey in cooperation with the Bureau of Engineering, Department of the Navy, containing approximately 750 square miles of land and approximately 50 square miles of water.

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Subject to valid existing rights and to existing withdrawals, the following described public lands in Alaska are hereby temporarily withdrawn from settlement, location, sale, or entry and reserved for the purpose of classification and proposed designation under section 2 of the act of May 1, 1936, 49 Stat. 1250 (U.S.C., Title 48, sec. 358a), as a native reservation for the use and occupancy of the native inhabitants of the native village of Klukwan, and vicinity, Alaska:

The tract of land at Klukwan, near the mouth of the Chilkat River, near latitude 59°30', longitude 136°, that was reserved and set apart for educational purposes by Executive Order of May 4, 1907, containing approximately 0.16 of an acre:

The lands on the left bank of Chilkat River included in Sec. 32, S'/2 Sec. 33, SW4 Sec. 34, T. 28 S., R. 56 E.; NW4 Sec. 5, NE Sec. 6, T. 29 S., R. 57 E., Copper River Base and Meridian, that were reserved for the use of the natives of Alaska residing then or thereafter at the Village of Klukwan by Executive Order No. 1764, of April 21, 1913, as modified by Executive Order No. 3673, of May 15, 1922, containing approximately 800

acres;

The N2 Sec. 33, T. 28 S., R. 56 E., Copper River Base and Meridian, that was reserved for school, health, and other purposes by Secretarial Order of April 27, 1943, issued pursuant to authority contained in the Act of May 31, 1938 (52 Stat. 593), containing 320 acres; and,

The area described as: Beginning at a point on the divide between the stream flowing into Chilkat Lake and the stream flowing into the Takhin River, approximate latitude 135°46'30" W., approximately longitude 59°17'06" N. This point is approximately 14 miles south from the right bank of the Chilkat River as shown on sheet No. 9, International Boundary between United States and Canada, 1923 Edition. Thence following down right bank of stream to Chilkat Lake; thence along easterly shore of Chilkat Lake and stream to the Salmon River; thence along right bank of Salmon River to the Chilkat River; thence southeasterly along right bank of said river to a point due north of the place of beginning; thence south approximately 134 miles to initial point, containing approximately 12,800 acres. OSCAR L. CHAPMAN, Acting Secretary of the Interior. August 14, 1946.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9811

Extension of Trust Periods on Indian Lands Expiring During the Calendar Year 1947

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 5 of the act of February 8, 1887, 24 Stat. 388, 389, by the act of June 21, 1906, 34 Stat. 325, 326, and by the act of March 2, 1917, 39 Stat. 969, 976, and other applicable provisions of law, it is hereby ordered that the periods of trust or other restrictions against alienation contained in any patent applying to Indian lands, whether of a tribal or individual status, which, unless extended, will expire during the calendar year 1947, be, and they are hereby, extended for a further period of twenty-five years from the date on which any such trust would otherwise expire.

This order is not intended to apply to any case in which the Congress has specifically reserved to itself authority to extend the period of trust on tribal or individual Indian lands.

HARRY S. TRUMAN

THE WHITE HOUSE, December 17, 1946.

VOLUME 12-1947

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LANDS, OKLAHOMA

Order of Restoration

Whereas, the act of Congress approved June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984) provides in part as:

The Secretary of the Interior, if he shall find it to be in the public interest, is hereby authorized to restore to tribal ownership the remaining surplus lands of any Indian reservation heretofore opened, or authorized to be opened, to sale, or any other form of disposal by presidential proclamation, or by any of the public-land laws of the United States: Provided, however, That valid rights or claims of any persons to any lands so withdrawn existing on the date of the withdrawal shall not be affected by this act: ***,

and

Whereas, Lot 3, Section 15, Township 5 South, Range 10 West, and Lot 6, Section 4, Township 5 South, Range 13 West, I. M. Oklahoma, remain undisposed of and while the surface of said lots are submerged under the waters of Red River they have a potential value for minerals, and

Whereas, the Tribal Business Committee, the Superintendent of the Kiowa Agency and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs have recommended the restoration to tribal ownership of the lands above described.

Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 3 of the act of June 18, 1934, I hereby find that restoration of tribal ownership of the lands herein described will be in the public interest and said lands are hereby restored to tribal ownership for the use and benefit of the Kiowa, Coman

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che and Apache Tribe and are added to and made a part of the existing Kiowa, Comanche and Apache Reservation, subject to any valid existing rights. C. GIRARD DAVIDSON, Assistant Secretary of the Interior. December 16, 1946.

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9854 Transferring a Portion of the Phoenix Indian School Reserve at Phoenix, Arizona, to the Control and Jurisdiction of the Veterans' Administration

By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 1 of the act of March 3, 1925, 43 Stat. 1212, it is hereby order as follows:

The following-described tract of land comprising a portion of the Phoenix Indian School Reserve at Phoenix, Arizona, together with all improvements thereon, is hereby transferred from the control and jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior to the control and jurisdiction of the Veterans' Administration:

Beginning at a point at the northwest intersection of Indian School Road and 7th Street, the said point being within the Phoenix Indian School Reserve. Phoenix, Arizona; thence north two thousand feet along the west side of 7th Street; thence west five hundred and eighty-five feet, along a line parallel to Indian School Road; thence south two thousand feet along a line parallel to 7th Street; thence east five hundred and eighty-five feet along the north side of Indian School Road to the point of beginning; containing twentyseven acres more or less.

THE WHITE HOUSE, May 16, 1947.

VOLUME 13-1948

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9920 Extension of Trust Periods on Indian Lands Expiring During the Calendar Year 1948

By virtue of and pursuant to the authority vested in me by section 5 of the act of February 8, 1887, 24 Stat. 388, 389, by the act of June 21, 1906, 34 Stat. 325, 326, and by the act of March 2, 1917, 39 Stat. 969, 976, and other applicable provisions of law, it is hereby ordered that the periods of trust or other restrictions against alienation contained in any patent applying to Indian lands, whether of a tribal or individual status, which, unless extended, will expire during the calendar year 1948, be, and they are hereby, extended for a further period of twenty-five years from the date on which any such trust would otherwise expire.

This order is not intended to apply to any case in which Congress has specifically reserved to itself authority to extend the period of trust on tribal or individual Indian lands.

This order shall become effective as of January 1, 1948.

THE WHITE HOUSE, January 8, 1948.

HARRY S TRUMAN

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Sec. 25: SESE, NE1⁄44SW1/4, N1/2SE, SW1⁄4NE. SENW, E1⁄41⁄2NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4NE, NE1⁄4NW.

Sec. 26: SE1⁄4SE1⁄4.

Sec. 27: NENW1⁄44, S1/2NW1/4, SW1/4.

Sec. 28: S2SE1⁄4, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, E1⁄41⁄2NE1⁄4, N1⁄41⁄2SE1⁄4. Sec. 33: N/NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4, E1⁄41⁄2SW1⁄4,

SE, SW.NE.

Sec. 34: W2, NE1⁄4, N1/2SE1/4. Sec. 35: E/2.

All that portion of the NE1⁄4NW1/4 of sec. 35, bounded and described as follows, to wit: Beginning at the northeast corner of said forty, and running thence due west along the northerly boundary of said forty to the easterly boundary of the right of way of the Great Northern Railway, thence in a southwesterly direction along said right of way to the northerly boundary of Butte Street, Box Elder, thence due east along the northerly boundary of Butte Street 722.4 feet more or less to the easterly boundary of 4th street, thence due south along the easterly boundary of 4th street 360 feet more or less to the southern boundary of said forty, thence due east along said southern boundary line 360 feet to the southeastern corner of said forty, thence due north 80 rods to the point or place of beginning.

Also, the NW1⁄4/4SW1⁄4, NE1⁄44SW4 of sec. 35, excepting and reserving therefrom a strip of land 66 feet wide, having its southern boundary the southerly line of the said NE 4SW, NW1⁄4SW, and extending along the full length of the NE/4SW1/4 southern line and 429 feet along the southern line of the NW4SW1/4 in a westerly direction from the eastern boundary of said NW4SW14, also excepting from the said NW4SW14 a small triangular piece occupied by Great Northern Railway Company.

Also the SW4SW1/4 of sec. 35, excepting and reserving therefrom a strip of land 429 feet in width and having for its easterly boundary the easterly line of said SW4SW14, extending the entire length of said SW4SW, and containing about 13 acres, together with an undivided two-thirds interest in and to the water right appurtenant to the said SW1/4 of said section, which water right is a one-fourth right in the Sailor Company ditch, and all said lands being in Township 30 N., Range 13 E. M. M., containing in all 126.68 acres, more or less.

Sec. 36: NW4SW/4, E2SW1/4, SW1/4SE/4, NE1⁄4/4, SW4SW14, N2SE, SESE1⁄4, NW/4.

T. 28 N., R. 14 E., M. P. M.:

Sec. 1: Lots 1, 2, 3, SW4NE, NW1/4SE.

Sec. 2: Lots 2, 3, 4, SW1⁄4NEA, S/2NW/4, SW14.

Sec. 3: Lot 1, SENE, S/2NW4, S2, SW1⁄4NE, Lots 2, 3, 4.

Sec. 4: SENE1⁄44, SE1⁄44, Lot 1.

Sec. 10: N/2N1/2, SENE1⁄44.

Sec. 11: NWNW1⁄4.

T. 29 N., R. 14 E., M. P. M.:

Sec. 1: Lots 5, 6, 9, 10.

Sec. 2: Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, S/2N1/2, NE/SE/4.

Sec. 3: Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, S/2N1/2, S1/2.

Sec. 4: Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, S/2NE14, SE/4, S1/2NW1/4.

Sec. 5: Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, S1/2N/2.

Sec. 6: Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, SE1⁄4NW, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, SE4, E2SW1/4, SE1/4NE1⁄44.

Sec. 7: Lots 1, 2, E2NW1/4, NE.

Sec. 8: SESE1⁄44, NE1⁄4/4SE1⁄44.

Sec. 9: S/2SW1/4, SW1/4SE, NE, SENW1⁄4, NW4SW14, W2NW/4, NE4NW/4, 27.7 acres in the NE 4SW14; 24.7 acres in the NWSE1⁄4; 34.4 acres in the SE/SE/4 (being those portions of said three tracts lying south of the Box Elder-Bear Paw Mountain County Road); 12.3 acres in the NE 4SW14; 15.3 acres in the NW1/4SE/4; 37.7 acres in the NE/SE/4; 5.6 acres in the SE/SE/4 (being those portions of said four tracts, lying north of the Box Elder-Bear Paw Mountain County Road); 2.3 acres in the NESE (being that portion of said tract lying south of the Box Elder-Bear Paw Mountain County Road); less 1/3 acres in the SE corner of SW1⁄44NW1⁄44.

Sec. 10: N1/2, SE14, E1/2SW/4, NW/4, SW14; 83.6 acres
in the SW4SW4 (being that portion of said tract
lying north of the Box Elder-Bear Paw Mountain
County Road); 6.4 acres in the SW4SW4 (being
that portion of said tract lying south of the Box
Elder-Bear Paw Mountain County Road).
Sec. 11: S/2, S/2NE14, E12NW1, NW/NW1/4,
SW/NW1, N2NE1⁄4.

Sec. 12: Lots 2, 3, 6, 7, W2SW/4, SW1⁄4NW1⁄4.
Sec. 13: Lots 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16.
Sec. 14: All.

Sec. 15: SW1/4NW/4, NE, NE NW14; 34.8 acres in the NW4NW1/4; 22.8 acres in the SE4NW4 (being those portions of said two tracts, lying south of the Box Elder-Bear Paw Mountain County Road); 5.2 acres in the NW4NW14; 17.2 acres in the SENW4 (being those portions of said two tracts lying north of the Box Elder-Bear Paw Mountain County Road).

Sec. 17: SENE, NENE/4, NWSE1/4, SWANE, SE4NW, N1/2SW/4.

Sec. 18: Lots 3, 4, E2SW, N1/2SE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SE1⁄4. Sec. 19: Lots 3, 4, NESW1⁄4, SE1⁄4NW, SE1⁄4.

Sec. 20: SW14, S1/2NW1⁄44.

Sec. 21: N2NW1⁄4, SE1⁄41⁄4NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, SE1⁄4SE1⁄41⁄4. Sec. 22: SW/SW14.

Sec. 23: NE4, E2NW/4, N1/2S/2,

Sec. 24: Lots 2, 6, NW, N1/2SW1.

Sec. 25: Lots 3, 4, 5, 6, NWSE1⁄4.

Sec. 27: NE1⁄4ÑW1⁄4, NW1⁄4NE1⁄4, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4.

Sec. 28: SE1⁄4SE1⁄4.

Sec. 29: NW, SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, NE1⁄4/SW1⁄4, NW1⁄4SE1⁄4. Sec. 30: NENE.

Sec. 31: S/2SE/4, NE/SE, SE1⁄4/4SW1⁄44.

Sec. 32: NW4SE, W/2, NE, NESE1⁄4/4, S/2SE. Sec. 33: S2NW1, NW/SW1/4, S1/2SW/4, NE1⁄4/SW1⁄44, SWANE, W/2SE.

Sec. 34: N2N1/2, SE4, E2SW14.

Sec. 35: SW14, W/2SE, SESE1⁄41⁄4.

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Sec. 9: NE, S1NW, NW1⁄4/SW1⁄4, SW1⁄4SW1⁄4,
E2SW1/4, W2SE.

Sec. 10: SW/SE/4, W/2NW,
SWANE1⁄44.

Sec. 11: SE4, NE 4, Lot 8.

SENW1⁄4,

Sec. 12: W2SW1⁄44, W1/2NW1⁄44, SWANE, SENW1⁄4, E2SW/4, N2NE, NENWA, SENEVA, N'/2SE, SW1⁄4SE, SE1⁄4SE1⁄4.

Sec. 13: SENE, SE14, E1/2SW1/4, SW1/4SW1/4, N2NE, SW1⁄4/4NE1⁄4/4, NW1, NW/SW1⁄44.

Sec. 14: Lots 1, 4, 5, 7, 8, NW4NW4, SWANE1⁄4, W/2SE/4, SE/SE/4, N2NE14 SENE/4, NE/SE/4.

Sec. 15: N2NE1⁄4.

Sec. 17: NE1⁄44, SE, N1/2SW1/4.

Sec. 18: W/2NE1/4, NW4.

Sec. 22: W/2SW14, SE1⁄4/SW1⁄4, SW/SE1⁄44.

Sec. 23: Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, W/2NW1/4, NW4SW/4, SE SW4, SE14SE, NESE1⁄4, E1⁄2NE.

Sec. 24: N/2NE14, SWANE, W/2SE/4SW1/4SW1⁄4, E2NW/4, E2SW, NW4SW14, W1/2NW14.

Sec. 25: S/2, NE/4, N1/2NW14.

Sec. 26: Lots 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, NENW/4, W1/2SE, E2NW14, E1/2SW4, SW4SW1⁄44.

Sec. 27: S/2, NE1⁄4/4, S/2NW1⁄44.

Sec. 28: SE/4, S/2NE14.

Sec. 29: N/2.

Sec. 30: Lots 3, 4, E2SW1/4, SE1⁄44.

Sec. 31: Lot 1, NE4NW1/4, N1/2NE1/4, S/2NE14, SEANW1, N2SE.

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All that portion of the Northeast Quarter (NE1⁄44) of Section Thirty-three (33), in Township Thirty-one (31) North of Range Fourteen (14), East of the Montana Principal Meridian, lying south and east of the new public road (now Montana Highway No. 29) right of way across said land, said portion of said NE being more particularly described by metes and bounds as follows:

Beginning at the quarter corner on the east line of Section Thirty-three (33), Township Thirty-one (31), North of Range Fourteen (14), East of the Montana Meridian, and running thence north 0°03' west 1658.69 feet, thence south 33° 46′ west 1995.3 feet, thence east 1110.42 feet to the point of beginning, and containing 21.12 acres, more or less. Subject to all rights of way now of record in the office of the County Clerk and Recorder of Hill County, Montana.

Sec. 34: Lots 3 to 15 inclusive, E2NW1⁄4/4, SW1⁄4/4NW14, NW NW1/4.

Sec. 35: SEASE, SW1/4.

T. 30 N., R. 15 E., M. P. M.: Sec. 7: N2, SE1/4, SW1/4. Sec. 17: SW1/4, E2.

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Sec. 34: S/2.

Sec. 35: S1/2.

T. 29 N., R. 16 E., M. P. M.:

Sec. 5: SSW.

Sec. 6: Lots 2, 3, 4, (Sometimes designated
NWNE, N2NW), SW1⁄4NE1⁄4, S1/2NW,
SESE, W/2SE, SWi4.

Sec. 7: NE, ENW1, NW/NW, N1/2SE1⁄4,
N2NESW1⁄4, SW1⁄4NW1, N11⁄2NW1⁄4SW1⁄4.
Sec. 8: W2NE, NW, SE4, E2SW, NW1⁄4/SW1⁄4.

containing in all approximately 45,523 acres.

WILLIAM E. WARNE,

Assistant Secretary of the Interior.
November 26, 1947.

FORT BERTHOLD RESERVATION,
NORTH DAKOTA

Order of Restoration

Whereas, by Departmental Order of June 13, 1938, certain surplus or ceded lands in a given area on the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota, were, under the provisions of the act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984), restored to tribal ownership, and

Whereas, there still remain certain scattered tracts of surplus ceded land, and undisposed of townsite lots on the reservation which have not been restored to tribal ownership, some of which are now needed by the affiliated tribes of the reservation for consolidating Indian land holdings through exchange, and

Whereas, the Tribal Council, the Superintendent of the Fort Berthold Agency, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs have recommended restoration to tribal ownership the lands involved in the proposed exchange.

Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by sections 3 and 7 of the act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984), I hereby find that restoration to tribal ownership of the lands described below, will be in the public interest, and the said lands are hereby restored to tribal ownership for the use and benefit of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota, and are added to and made a part of the existing reservation subject to any existing valid rights:

Township 149 North, Range 89 West:

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Notice of Filing of Plats of Survey June 15, 1948. Notice is given that the plats of survey of lands hereinafter described accepted July 15 and November 20, 1946, will be officially filed in the District Land Office, Carson City, Nevada, effective at 10:00 a.m. on August 17, 1948. At that time the lands shall, subject to valid existing rights and the provisions of existing withdrawals, become subject to application, petition, location, or selection as follows:

(a) Ninety-day period for preferenceright filings. For a period of 90 days from August 17, 1948 to November 15, 1948 inclusive, the public lands affected by this notice shall be subject to (1) application under the homestead or the desert land laws, or the small tract act of June 1, 1938 (52 Stat. 609, 43 U.S.C. 682a), as amended, by qualified veterans of World War II, for whose service recognition is granted by the act of September 27, 1944 (53 Stat. 747, 43 U.S.C. 279–283), subject to the requirements of applicable law, and (2) application under any applicable public-land law, based on prior existing valid settlement rights and preference rights conferred by existing laws or equitable claims subject to allowance and confirmation. Application by such veterans shall be subject to claims of the classes described in subdivision (2).

(b) Twenty-day advance period for simultaneous preference-right filings. For a period of 20 days from July 29, 1948, to August 17, 1948, inclusive, such veterans and persons claiming preference rights superior to those of such veterans, may present their applications, and all such appli cations, together with those presented at 10:00 a.m. on August 17, 1948, shall be treated as simultaneously filed.

(c) Date for non-preference-right filings authorized by the public-land laws. Commencing at 10:00 a.m. on November 16,

1948, any of the lands remaining unappropriated shall become subject to such application, petition, location, or selection by the public generally as may be authorized by the public-land laws.

(d) Twenty-day advance period for simultaneous non-preference-right filings. Applications by the general public may be presented during the 20-day period from October 28, 1948, to November 16, 1948, inclusive, and all such applications, together with those presented at 10:00 a.m. on November 16, 1948, shall be treated as simultaneously filed.

Veterans shall accompany their applications with certified copies of their certificates of discharge, or other satisfactory evidence of their military or naval service. Persons asserting preference rights, through settlement or otherwise, and those having equitable claims, shall accompany their applications by duly corroborated affidavits in support thereof, setting forth in detail all facts relevant to their claims.

Applications for these lands, which shall be filed in the District Land Office, Carson City, Nevada, shall be acted upon in accordance with the regulations contained in § 295.8 of Title 43 of the Code of Federal Regulations (Circular No. 324, May 22, 1914, 43 L. D. 254), and Part 296 of that title, to the extent that such regulations are applicable. Applications under the homestead laws shall be governed by the regulations contained in Parts 166 to 170, inclusive, of Title 43 of the Code of Federal Regulations and applications under the desert land laws and the small tract act of June 1, 1938, shall be governed by the regulations contained in Parts 232 and 257, respectively, of that title.

Inquiries concerning these lands shall be addressed to the Acting Manager, District Land Office, Carson City, Nevada.

The lands affected by this notice are described as follows:

MOUNT DIABLO MERIDIAN

T. 23 N., R. 69 E.,

Secs. 1 to 36, inclusive.

T. 24 N., R. 69 E.,

Secs. 1 to 36, inclusive.

T. 25 N., R. 69 E.,

Secs. 1 to 36, inclusive.

T. 23 N., R. 70 E.,

Secs. 3 to 10, inclusive;
Secs. 15 to 22, inclusive.
Secs. 27 to 34, inclusive.

The area described aggregates 81,154.39

acres.

All secs. 1 to 18, E2 sec. 24, E2 sec. 25, E2 sec. 36, T. 23 N., R. 69 E., M. D. M.; all of Tps. 24 N., R. 69 E., and 23 N., R. 70 E., M. D. M., Nevada, became a part of the Goshute Indian Reservation under authority of the act of April 13, 1938 (52 Stat. 216).

All of the lands involved are within the exterior boundaries of Grazing District No. 4 established November 3, 1936.

The lands are rough and mountainous in character, have shallow, rocky soil, support scattered growths of sagebrush type of vegetation, with generally dense growths of coniferous timber on the south portion.

MARION CLAWSON,

Director.

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Revocation of Departmental Order of September 26, 1933, as Modified Pursuant to section 2 of the act of March 11, 1948 (Public Law 440, 80th Congress, 2d Sess.), the Departmental order of September 26, 1933, temporarily withdrawing the following-described lands as a grazing reserve for the Uncompahgre Ute Indians and white stockmen, under authority of section 4 of the act of March 3, 1927 (44 Stat. 1347), and the order of August 24, 1945, modifying said order of September 26, 1933 to permit the issuance of oil and gas leases on certain lands, are hereby revoked:

Beginning at the southeast corner of township 6 south, range 25 east, Salt Lake meridian; thence west to the southwest corner of township 6 south, range 24 east; thence north along the range line to the northwest corner of said township 6 south, range 24 east; thence west along the first standard parallel south of the Salt Lake base line to a point where said standard parallel will, when extended, intersect the eastern boundary of the Uintah Indian Reservation as established by C. L. Du Bois, United States deputy surveyor, under his contract dated August 30, 1875; thence along said boundary southeasterly to the Green River; thence down the west bank of Green River to the point where the southern boundary of the said Uintah Reservation as surveyed by Du Bois, intersects said river; thence northwesterly with the southern boundary of said reservation to the point where the line between ranges 16 and 17 east of Salt Lake meridian will, when surveyed, intersect said southern boundary; thence south between said ranges 16 and 17 east, Salt Lake meridian, to the third standard parallel south; thence east along said third standard parallel to the eastern boundary of Utah Territory; thence north along said boundary to a point due east of the place of beginning; thence due west to the place of beginning.

The act of March 11, 1948, extended the exterior boundaries of the Uintah and Curay Reservation in Grand and Uintah Counties, State of Utah, to include certain lands within the above described area. Effective upon the signing of this order, the remaining lands, described as follows, shall be administered for grazing purposes under applicable laws:

SALT LAKE MERIDIAN

Tps. 8 to 11 S., R. 17 E.

Tps. 12 to 15 S., R. 17 E., partly unsurveyed, those parts north and west of the Green River.

Tps. 8 to 11 S., R. 18 E., partly unsurveyed. Tps. 12 and 13 S., R. 18 E., partly unsurveyed, that part north and west of Green River and east of a line as follows: Beginning at the intersection of the Green River and the boundary of Carbon County which is the north boundary of T. 12 S., thence southerly along Green River to a point 2/2 miles N. 80° W., from the southwest corner of section 7.

T. 12 S., R. 19 E., thence southwesterly along the east rim of Main Tabyago Canyon approximately three and one-half miles; thence south five-eighths of a mile to the rim of the ridge; thence southwesterly across West Tabyago Canyon approximately one-half mile to the ridge; thence southwesterly along the north rim of the ridge approximately two and onefourth miles to Rock House Canyon; thence southwesterly across Rock House Canyon approximately three-fourths of a mile to the top of knoll in Rock House Canyon; thence southeasterly along the south rim of Rock House Canyon approximately two and three-fourths miles to a point approximately one mile north of Gray Knoll; thence south one-half mile across bench to north rim of Big Canyon; thence southeasterly along the north rim of Big Canyon approximately two miles to the head of draw approximately one mile east of Gray Knoll; thence southeasterly one-fourth of a mile across bench to north rim of Big Canyon Flat; thence southeasterly along north rim of Big Canyon Flat approximately three and one-fourth miles; thence east approximately onefourth of a mile across bench to the north rim of Big Canyon Flat; thence southeasterly along the north rim of Big Canyon Flat approximately one mile; thence east approximately one-fourth of a mile across bench to north rim of Big Canyon Flat; thence

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