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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. CHS. 31-33. 1896. 17 Sec. 2. That any such homestead settler may avail himself of the Notwbenefits of this Act by iilin g a notice with the local land office describing his land and date of settlement thereon, which notice shall be signed by the settler and attested by the register of the land onice. Sec. 3. That the time for making tina] proof and payment for all lands tTi‘P° EM ¤¤¤¤ pmt located under the homestead laws of the United States upon any lands gxltcridedlblhlgylggxliom of any former Indian reservation in the State of South Dakota, be, and the same is hereby, extended for the period of one year from the time proof and payment would become due under existing laws. Approved, February 26, 1896. _ CHAP. 32.jAn Act To amend an Act entitled "An Act for the relief and civiliza— February 26, ]_896_ tion of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota." ——;é. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the fifth section of the Chippewa Indians Act of Congress passed January fourteenth, eighteen hundred and °fS!LlQ°,?f;?;Z`1,,d,_ eighty-nine, providing for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa V0!-25.p-644 Indians in the State of Minnesota, be, and the same is, amended so far as the same relates to the White Earth and Red Lake reservations, and as to the other reservations mentioned in said Act whenever all the allotments of land in severalty shall have been made to the Indians of each reservation, respectively, therein provided, so as to read as follows: “ Sec. 5. That whenever, and as often as the survey, examination, $*33 <>f 1¤¤d¤ eurand appraisal of one hundred thousand acres of said pine lands, or of a my ' less quantity, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, have been made, the portion so surveyed, examined, and appraised shall be proclaimed as in market and otlered for sale in the following manner: The Commissioner of the General Land Office, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall cause notices to be inserted once in Auvmmmm. each week, for four consecutive weeks, in one newspaper of general circulation published in Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Duluth, Stillwate1·, Taylors Falls, Fosston, Saint Cloud, Brainerd, Crookston, and Thief River Falls, Minnesota; Chicago, Illinois; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Detroit, Michigan; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Boston, Massa— chusetts, of the sale of said land at public auction to the highest bid- A¤¤¤¤¤ ¤¤l•· der for cash at the local land office of the district within which said lands are located, said notice to state the time and place and terms of such sale. At such sale said lands shall be offered in forty-acre parcels, except in ease of fractions containing either more or less than forty acres, which shall be sold entire. In no event shall any parcel be sold for a less sum than its appraised value. The residue of such lands remaining unsold after such public offering shall thereafter be subject to private sale for cash at the appraised value of the same, upon appli- Privm smcation at the local land office: Provided, That sections numbered six- Prwm. _ teen and thirty-six in each township so surveyed shall not be sold until S°"°°1“°°t’°" the claim of the State of Minnesota to the ownership of said sections as part of the school lands of said State, shall have been determined? Approved, February 26, 1896. HAP. .—· Act Makin appropriations to su 1 ur ent deficiencies in the apgrepriatggs fgxlahe fiscal yeagr ellllinlg June thirtietlgllaéhtgen hundred and ninety- F°b'“”Y 2* 18*- six, and for prior years, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United · States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums be, mgm d,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and the same are hereby, appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury ¤pp¤>v¤¤¤i¤¤¤ srnr L-vor. 29-2