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SIXTY-SECOND CONGRESS. Sess. H. CHS. 98-100. 1912. 105 ` building herein authorized to be constructed, the Secretary of the Treasury shall proceed b_y due and proper advertisement, and under such regulations, conditions, and stipulations as he ma prescribe, or as Congress_ may hereafter direct, to sell to the highest bidder the present building) and site upon which it is located, in Houston, Texas, now owned y the United States Government and now used and occupied as a post office, courthouse customhouse, and for other governmental purposes, and deposit the proceeds thereof into the Treasury of the United States] be, and the same is hereby, repealed. Approved, April 30, 1912. cm?. oo.-in Act ro su lement me A t · mm °° immmnea me ten, mance ··,nl)iia tt provide fiir ?id·i::‘<:;i!<(ida1¤l1L\nds.'* Be it enacted by the Senate and House o Re esentatives o the United States of America in Congress a,-ssem.ble`{d, Kat from and after the passage of this Act unreserved public lands of the United` States, g*w°°'*u*·¤°°*°¤°•'*• exclusive of Alaska, which have been withdrawn or classified as ' coal lands or are valuable for coal shall, in addition to the classes of entries or filings described in the Act of Congreu approved June v°‘·"·¥*“‘* twenttpsecond, nineteen hundred and ten entitled ‘An Act to provide for wicultural entries on coal lands," be subject to selection by the several States within whose limits the lands are situate, under grants made by Congress, and to disposition, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, imder the laws rovidin for the sale of isolated or disconnected tracts of public landia, but tgero shall be a reservation to the United States of the coal in all such lands so selected or sold and of the right to prospect for, mine, and remove the same in accordance with the provisions of said Act of June twenty-second, nineteen hundred and ten, and such lands shall be subject to all the conditions and limitations of said Act. Approved, April 30, 1912. CHAP. 100.-An Act For the relief of homestead entrymen under the reclunation f§}1},_§°h}g§‘ projects in the United Stowe. -———·—-—w No- uz] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representativeslqf the United States of Ame1~£ea in Congress assembled, That no qualified entryman ,,,_ who prior to June twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and ten, madebona $:g“•gg&¢mgg:¤£ fide entikr upon lands proposed to be irrigated under the provisions dterwnter •v•u•u•. of the ct of June seventeenth, nineteen hundred and two, the $§};§!,’·_§gg'§‘,; national reclamation law, and who established residence in good faith upon the lands entered by him, shall be subject to contest or failure to maintain residence or make improvements upon his land pnor to the time when water is available or the 1.rrfation_of the_lands embraced in his entry, but all such entrymen s all, within nmety digs after the issuance of the public notice required by section four of e reclamation Act, fixing the date when water will be_ available for irrigation file in the local land office a water-nght_applrcation for the irrigable lands embraced in his entry, m conformity with the_public notice and approved farm-unit plat for the township m which his entry lies, and) shall also iile an aflidavit that he has reestabhshed his residence on the land with the intention of maintaining the same for a period sulficient to enable him to make final proof: Provided, A'c°,"°",,;; ,,“,,,, That no such ent an shall be entitled to have counted as part of the *°¤¤**•“· required eriod diviiesidence an period of time dunrg which he was not actuiilly upon the said land prior to the date of e notice afore-