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FORTY-SIXTH GONGRESS. Sess. H. OH. 89, 94, 95, 100. 1880, · 14] Sec. 2. In all cases where any person has contested, paid the land- Notification by office fees, and procured the cancellation of any pre-eruption, homestead, "*’!/*"*"· or timber-culture entry, he shall be notined by the register of the landoflice of the district in which such land is situated of such cancellation and shall be allowed thirty days from date of such notice to enter said 30 days for one-y. lands: Provided, That said register shall be entitled to a fee of one Promo. dollar for the giving of such notice, to be paid by the contestant, and not to be reported. . Sec. 3. That any settler who has settled, or who shall hereafter settle, Biahfv ¢•f ¤¢#k+‘¤ on any of the public lands of the United States, whether surveyed or '"'P“"“° W"'- unsurveyed, with the intention of claiming the same under the homestead laws, shall be allowed the same time to file his homestead application and perfect his original entry in the United States land-ofiice as is now allowed to settlers under the pre-emption laws to put their claims on record, and his right shall relate back to the date of settlement, the same as if he settled under the pre-emption laws. Approved, May 14, 1880. CHAP. 94.-A.u act to authorize the Wyoming, Montana and Pacino Railroad Com- May 17, 1880 1;%:1;;; to build its road across the Fort Russell and Fort Laramie military reserva- ‘—""""""""‘ Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ States of America in Congress assembled, That the Wyoming, Montana WY°¤¤¤¤8» M9? and Pacific Railroad Company, a corporation organized under the laws ga'} *f,,':‘,°,?dP?,‘gm‘f of the Territory of Wyon1ing,is hereby authorized to build its road pany_ across the Fort Russell and Fort Laramie military reservations, upon such line as may be approved by the Secretary of War: Provided, Such Provao. right of way shall not exceed one hundred feet in width. Approved, May 17, 1880. CHAP. 95.-An act to abolish all tolls at the Louisville and Portland Canal. May 18, 1390, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ States of America in Congress assembled, That after the llrst day of July, _'1`¢>11¤ M Lew? eighteen hundred and eighty, no tolls shall be charged or collected at gvtkdfgoiggf the Louisville and Portland Canal, but the Secretary of War shall be authorized to draw his warrant from time to time upon the Secretary of the Treasury to pay the actual expenses of operating and keeping said canal in repair. Approved, May 18, 1880. CHAP. 100.-An act to create an additional land district in the State of Kansas. May 24, 1330, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all that portion of the _Northorn la n d northwestern land `district in the State of Kansas, lying and being sit· <11¤*>¤¤*. K=~¤¤¤·¤· uated west of the third guide meridian west of the sixth principal meridian, be, and hereby is, constituted a new land district, to be called the northern land district. _ _ _ Sec. 2. That the President, by and with the adv1ce and consent or Register and rethe Senate, is hereby authorized to appoint a register and a receiver for- sewer. pay ofsaid district, who shall discharge like and similar duties, and receive the same amount of compensation allowed to other officers dischargmg like duties in the other land-offices of sard State. Approved, May 24, 1880.