Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 27.djvu/493

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FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 144. 1893. 467 way passing over or through any allotted lands until the compensation herein provided for shall be fixed and paid. Sec. 6. That said railway company shall cause maps showing the M¤1>¤¢¤\>¤¤1¤L route of its located line through said Territoryto be filed in the office of the Secretary of the Interior, and also to be filed in the office of the principal chief of each of the nations or tribes through whose lands Said railways may be located; and after the tiling of said maps no claim for subsequent settlement and improvement u on the right of way shown by said maps shall be valid as against said) company: Provided, That {,,'j*)*;f·ma Wm_ when a map showing any portion of said railway company’s located memimuung mp. line is tiled as herein provided for, said company shall commence grading said located line within six months thereafter or such location shall ‘ be void a to any occupant thereof. Sec. 7. That the officers, servants, and employees of said company sigmggqt gv ¤-— necessary to the construction, operation, and management of said road g ° W"` and telegraph and telephone lines shall be allowed to reside while so engaged upon said right of way, but subject to the provisions of the Indian intercourse laws and such rules and regulations as may be established by the Secretary of the Interior in accordance with said intercourse laws. _ _ Sec. 8. That the United States circuit and district courts for the L‘"*"**°"· northern district of Texas, the western district of Arkansas, the district of Kansas, and such other courts as may be authorized by Congress shall have, without reference to the amount in controversy, concurrent jurisdiction over all controversies arising between said Gainesville, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway Company and the nations and tribes through whose territory said railway shall be constructed. Said courts shall have like jurisdiction, without reference to the amount in controversy, over all controversies arising between the inhabitants of said nations or tribes and said railway company; and the civil jurisdiction of said courts is hereby extended within the limits of said Indian Territory, without distinction as to citizenship of the parties, so far as may be neces ary to carry out the provisions of this act. _ Sec. 9. That said railway company shall build at least one hundred °°‘°°“‘°**‘°"· miles of its railway in said Territory within three years after the passage of this act, or this grant shall be forfeited as to that portion not built; that said railroad company shall construct and maintain continually all road and highway crossings and necessary bridges over said railway wherever said roads and highways do now or may hereafter cross said rai1way’s right of way or may be by the proper authorities laid out across the same. Sec. 10. That said Gainesville, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway Com- mQ:¤dm°¤°'·¤°•P*· pany shall accept this right of way upon express condition, binding ' upon itself, its successors and assigns, that they will neither aid, advise, nor assist in any effort looking toward the changing or extinguishing the present tenure of the Indians in their lands, and will not attempt to secure from the Indian nations any further grant of land or its occupancy than hereinbefore provided: Provided, That any violation of the {,‘{g{’:;;’,;¤ to MIM condition mentioned in this section shall operate as a forfeiture of all the rights and privileges of said railway company under this act. SEO. 11. That all mortgages executed by said railway company con- Rwvrd vi ¤¤¤M» veying any portion of its railroad with its franchises, that may be con- ““‘°" structed in said Indian Territory shall be recorded in the Department of the Interior, and the record thereof shall be evidence and notice of their execution. and shall convey all rights and property of said company as therein expressed. Sec. 12. That Congress may at any time amend, add to, alter, or Amsndmentmtsrepeal this act. Approved, February 20, 1893.