Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 27.djvu/552

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526 FIFTY-SECON D CONGRESS. Szss. II. Ch. 188. 1893. damage done by the construction of the railway, for each mile of railway that it may construct in said Territory, said payments to be made in installments of five hundred dollars as each ten miles of road is Ammi payments. graded. Said company shall also pay, as l011g as said Territory is owned and occupied by the Indians, to the Secretary of the Interior, the sum of fifteen dollars per annum for each mile of railway it shall Appmacnmm. construct in the said Territory. The money paid to the Secretary of the Interior under the provisions of this act shall be apportioned by him, , in accordance with the laws and treaties now in force among the diilerent nations and tribes, according to the number of miles of railway that may be constructed by said railway company through their lands: Proven. Provided, That Congress shall have the right, so long as their lands A°‘“°'°"'1 ""°“‘ are occupied and possessed by said nations and tribes, to impose such additional taxes upon said railroad as it may deem just and proper for Amgul by z¤¤¤¤1 their beneiit: Provided further, That if the general council of either of °°'""”l°’ the nations or tribes through whose lands said railway may be located shall, within four months after the filing of maps of definite-location 1»!r¤- as set forth in section six of this act, dissent from the allowances provided for in this section and shall certify the same to the Secretary of the Interior, then all compensation to be paid to such dissenting nation or tribe under the provisions of this act shall be determined as provided ,4»e,p.s2s. in section three for the determination of the compen ation to be paid to the individual occupant of land, with the right to appeal to the courts upon the sameterms, conditions, and requirements as herein pro- {-&w¤•i*:_zs¤ i¤1¤¤¤ vided: Provided further, That the amount awarded or adjudged to be ° °°'”’°" °”’ paid by said railway company for said dissenting nation or tribe shall bein lieu of the compensation that said nation or tribe would be en- T¤=·*i<>¤- titled to receive under the provisions of this section. Nothing in this act shall be construed to prohibit Congress from imposing taxes upon said- railway, nor any Territory or State hereafter formed through which said railway shall havebeen established from exercising the like power as to such part of said railway as may lie within its limits. Said railsumy, em. way company shall have the right to survey and locate its railway immediately alter the passage of this act: Providcdfurther, That if said ,Ri:h,*h·:,_*¤r ow right of way shall pass over or through any land allotted to an Indian ' in accordance with any law or treaty it shall be the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to provide for obtaining the consent of such allottee or allottees to said right of way and to iix the amount of compensation to be paid such allottees for right of way and for damages sustained by them by reason of the construction of the road; but 110 right of any kind shall vest in said railway company to any portion of said right of way passing over or through any allotted lands until the compensation herein provided for shall be iixed and paid. mpswm mea. Sec. 6. That said company shall cause maps showing the route of its located line through said Territory to be tiled in the office of the Secretary of the Interior, and also to be thed 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 filing of said maps no claim for subsequent settlement and improvement upon the right of way shown by

 to h n said maps shall be valid as against said company: Provided, That, when

m;;,,, ,,},,§_ gi"" a map showing any portion of said railway company’s located line is tiled as herein provided tor, said company shall commence grading said located line within six months thereafter or such location shall be void as to any occupant thereof. ismpitymw mms Sec. 7. That the officers, servants, and employees of said company °" “g"‘ "f `“"‘ necessary to the construction, operation and management of said road and telegraph and telephone lines shall be allowed to reside while so engaged on said right of way, but subject to the provisions of the Indian intercourse laws and nch regulations as may be established bv the Secretary of the Interior in accordance with said intercourse laws. rsugmtu. Sec. 8. That the United States circuit and district courts for the northern district of Texas, the western district of Arkansas, the district