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SIXTY·SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cris. 65-67. 1912. 77 GHAP.66.—AnActTo amen•lanAct:§p|uvedJ\rl nine Unch mz. two, entitled "An Act to pro e br the m· LM-] civil government in the 'ppine Islands, and in other purposs." [Puma, ;,_ mu Be-it enactedby the»Sena¢¢andHmtse Representatives thelhited A States of America in Congress assembled (glut section four gi the Act of gixlpvaii? ;iimi°•i{' Congress approved July iirst, nmeteen hundred and two, entitled ‘ ‘An *"*°°°°‘l· Act temporarily to provide for_ the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Phrhptpme Islands, and for other purposes," is hereby amended to read as ollows: ° Sac: 4. That all inhabitants of the Philippine Islands contin mm °*“"“‘ to reside therein who were Spanish subjects on the eleventh day oi april eighteen and ninety-nine, and then resided in said ands and born subsequent thereto, shall be deemed and held to bG_C1li1Z8I\S of the Phihgpine Islands and as such entitled to the protection of the United tates, except such as shall have elected_to preserve allemnce to the Crown of Spain in accordance with the provisions of treaty of peace between the United States and Spam Paris December tenth, hteen hundred P I and mnetg-eight: _ That the Philippine Iegblature is hereby nmmien or run autho_ to provide by law for the acquisition of Philippine citr °{,j":'““""""" zenslnp by those natives of the Philippine Islands who do not come wzthm the foregotxifgrovisions, the natives of other insular possessions of the Um tates, and such other persons in the Pluhppme Islands who could become citizens of the Uni Stats under the laws of the United States if residing therein." Approved, March 23, 1912. CHAP. 86.-A.n Act Auth 'zin the town of Gnnd Ra ids to CMUUKSI llih ¥*'°l"•uu• acres the Mimisippi River inodltasga County, State of Minngsota. Public. no. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House o Re esentatives of the United States eif America in Congress assembled `zllialanthe consent of Congress btifidduiiiiwrét is here y granted to the town of Grand Rapids, a municipgl corpora- ‘““·""' tron organized and existinf under and pursuant to the ws o the State o Minnesota, tobuil a bridge across the Missisdppi River at a point suitable to the interests of navigation, from a point on the northerly bank in said river in lot four, section eighteen to a point on_the southerly bank of said river in lot tive, section eighteen, both points beinghin township fifty-five north, range twenty-five west of the fourt principal meridian, Itasca County, Minnesota, in accordance with the provisions of an Act entitled "An Act to regtilate the con- V°*·**·P· °*· struction of bridges over navigable waters, " approved arch twenty- third, nineteen hundred and six. _ _ Sec. That the right to alter, amend, or repeal thisAct m expressly *¤·¤°¤¤* reserve . Approved, March 23, 1912. . 7.- To mendsection twen -four hundredand -1ive iitwh im- .#5§‘R’Z.£..i Stadt; .t. tam Sm., ..i.¤..,,‘¥.. am ms. .¤ ,..»‘l.€3i ' C, 0. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of R¢?rresentat·£·ves of tlw United mmm md. States of America in Congress ascembkd, 1`hat section twenty-four a. s. sm. ccs, p. hund and iift -five of the Revised Statutes of the United States be ‘“·""“"°“· amended to reaias follows: _ _ " Sm. 2455. It shall be lawful for the Commrssionerof the Genenl §,‘,,§,'§',*,,{°§. Land Omce to order into market and sell at public auction, at the land rhgzisnegi-pp m_ office of the district in which the land is situated, for not less than one dollar and twenty-five cents an acre, any isolated or disconnected tract