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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 60. 1896. 7] respective limits by said railway; but Congress expressly reserves the right to tix and regulate, at all times, the cost of such transportation by said railway or said company whenever Such transportation shall extend from one State into another, or shall extend into more than one State: Provided, however, That the rate of such transportation of pas- M¤¤i¤=¤¤ r¤¤>¤· sengers, local or interstate, shall not exceed the rate above expressed: And provided further, That said railway company shall carry the mail Mlmat such prices as Congress may by law provide; and until such rate is fixed by law the Postmaster-General may fix the rate of compensation. Sec. 5. That said railway company shall pay to the Secretary of the P¤y¤¤¤¤'¤*¤>¢rib¤¤- Interior, for the benefit of the particular nations or tribes or individnals through whose lands said line may be located, the sum of hfty dollars, in addition to compensation provided for in this Act, for property taken and damages done to individual occupants by the construction of the railway for each mile of railway that it may construct in said Texiritories, said payments to be made in installments of five hun- _ drodt dollars as each ten miles of road is graded: Pro/vided, That if the §w‘b, mom general council of either of the nations or tribes through whose land •=<>¤¤¤¤¤- said railway may be located shall, within four months after the filing of maps of deiinite location as set forth in section six of this Act, dissent hom the allowance 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 in section three for the determination of the compensation to be paid to the individual occupant of lands, with the right of appeal to the courts upon the same terms, conditions, and _ requirements as therein provided: Provided further, That the amount c0$;,':lfgMf‘f;_1’°“ °* awarded or adjudged to be paid by the said railway company for dissenting nation or tribe shall be in lieu of the compensation that said nation or tribe would be entitled to receive under the foregoing provision. Said company shall also pay, so long as said Territories are Am‘“’** ’°°°°*· owned and occupied by the Indians, to the Secretary of the Interior, the sum of fiiteeu dollars per annum for each mile of railway it shall _ construct in the said Territories. The money paid to the Secretary of A”°'“°"""‘°"** 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 different nations and tribes according to the number of miles of railway that may be constructed by said railway company through their lands: Prmzided, That Congress shall have the right, so long as said T°”°°“‘ lands are occupied and possessed by said nations and tribes, to impose such additional taxes upon said railway as it may deem just and proper for their benefit; and any Territory or State hereafter formed through which said railway shall have been established may exercise , the like power as to such part of said railway as may lie within its limits. Said railway company shall have the right to survey and locate S°"°Y·°*¤- its railway immediately after the passage of this Act. . Sec. 6. That said company shall cause maps, showing the route of M“" ‘°b°‘“°"· its located lines through said Territories, to be tiled in the office of the Secretary of the Interior, and also to be tiled in the office of the principal chiefs of each of the nations or tribes through whose lands said railway may be located; and after the filing of said maps no claim for a subsequent settlement and improvement upon the right of way shown _ by said maps shall be valid as against said company: Provided, That a Z';"‘f°_;d_ map showing the entire line of the road in the Indian Territory shall be tiled and approved before the work of construction shall commence. Sec. 7. That the officers, servants, and employees of said company _&‘¤¤¤r1¤y¤¤:r;¤»y reuecessary to the construction and management of said railway shall be " °°“ "“h ° ""' allowed to reside, while so engaged, upon such 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. Sm:. 8. That said railway company shall build at least fifty miles of c°g‘;,'{*jl‘i‘j,’;,‘f°m°¤°•°'* its railway in said Territory within three years after the passage of this