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FIFTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. CHS. 62, 66, 67. 1897. 49] under this Act, or under the laws of Con ess Tel in l shall be found to have been occupied by acinal setatisgs €rtgo1Q;:{£v1;1(?sIl1?e purposes or hornesteads prior to ,.1`I3•I°Ch sixteenth, eighteen hundred ist; ghgzisgg gx; equal quantity of indemnity lands may be selected Sec. 5. That all lands which on March sixteenth, eighteen hundred L“!"'“ °°°“P*°'* ‘°' and ninety-six, are occupied for church, cemetery, school, or ouher chari- mugmm mM1m` table or voluntary purposes, not for profit, not exceeding two acres in each case, shall be patented to the proper authorities in charge thereof undersuch rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Interior shall ggaélégzhi rggoagggment of the Government price therefor, excepting Sec. 6. That there shall be a land office established at Mangum in L“" °‘”°° “Mw sagi counghupcna the passage of this Act. 7 gm"` E0. 7. at 0 provisions of this Act shall a 1 0111 to Gr 1* I“°°”°i¤*°¤* 1"¤ County, Oklahoma, and that all laws inconsistent the5;>rovisi<$1?s Hp6mm` of tlus Act, applying to said territory in said county, are hereby repealed; and all laws authorizing commutations of homesteads in C°¤¤¤¤·¤¤¤¤· Oklahoma shall apply to Greer County. Sec. 8. That this Act shall take effect from its passage and approval. "°°°· Approved, January 18, 1897. CHAP. 66.-—An Act To provide an American register for the steamer Kahului. ·T¤¤¤¤¤‘s* 20, i89'7· Je itfnactcd by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United tes 0 America in Congress assembled That the Commissioner of Navi- “K¤b¤1¤i."¤t¤¤¤¤¤r· gution is hereby authorized and directed to cause the foreign-built Wg2E5d A"‘"i°“" steamer Kahului, purchased and owned by Charles Nelson, a citizen of the United States, and repaired in the United States, to be registered as a. vessel of the United States. ‘ Sec. 2. That the Secretary of the Treasury is hereby authorized and I¤=P¤¤*i¤¤» ·>*¢· directed to cause the inspection of said vessel, steam boilers, steam pipes, and their appurtenances, and to cause to be granted the usual certificate issued to steam vessels of the merchant marine, without reference to the fact that said steam boilers, steam pipes, and appurtenances were not constmcted pursuant to the laws of the United States, and were not constructed of iron stamped pursuant to said laws; and the tests in the inspection of said boilers, steam pipes, and appurtenances shall be the same in all respects as to strength and safety as are required in an inspection of boilers constructed in the United States for marine purposes. Approved, January 20, 1897. CHAP. 67.-Au Act To amend an Act entitled "Au Act to amend section forty- J=mun·y20.1B97. one hundred and seventy-eight, Revised Statutes, in relation to the marking of ves- —"‘*";— s0ls’ names at bow and stern, and also to provide for malking the dra.ft," approved February twenty-first, eighteen hundred and ninety-one. Bo it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled “An Act §‘;§’,§§g‘ vessels, t0 amend section forty-one hundred and seventyeight, Revised Statutes, ¤=·{pis.26 in relation to the marking of vessels’ names at bow and stern, and also °‘ "" '65‘ to provide for marking the draft/’ approved February twenty-first;. eighteen hundred and ninety-one, is hereby amended to read as follows: “That section forty-one hundred and seventy-eight of the Revised 80§·£hs¢;i 417¤.1»- Statutes bo, and the same is hereby, amended to read entire as follows: ‘ ‘ “*SEc. 4178. The name of every documented vessel of the United ljmgér wsse1s m States shall be marked upon each bow and upon the stern, and the home ,,,',?,{' °“ ”°"‘“‘ port shall also be marked upon the stern. These names shall be pamted