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RECLAMATION TABLE 23.-Summary of crop results on reclamation projects in

1934

(NOTE:-These detailed figures are limited to crops covered by consus on Government projects proper, ex.

cluding all crops in areas served with water under the Warren Act, but including nonirrigated crops grown on the projects)

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Fruits and nuts:

Applos..
Peaches.
Pears.
Prunes.
Citrus fruit.
Small fruit.
Miscellaneous.

24, 994 3, 710 8,064 2, 258 11, 323 5,111 5, 211

Pounds
1.7 330, 486, 988 13, 240 124.40
.3 22, 367, 965

3, 109, 276

5.1

6,030

91. 50 5 68, 914, 266 8, 560 102.00 1 5, 797, 840 7,000 69.60 .7 68, 778, 394 6,070 138. 20 .3 22, 278, 949 4, 360 132. 70 .3 11,928, 978 2, 290

81. 20

339, 612
821, 948

156,9
1,565, 007

678, 465
423, 312

.6 1.3

.2 2.6 1.1 .7

Total...

60, 671

3.9 540, 553, 380

8, 920 | 116.80

7,094, 534

11.6

Miscellaneous:

Sugar beets..
Cotton..
Cottonseed
Other crops.

Total....

87, 350 125, 521 125, 521 72, 667

5.8 8. 2 8. 2 4.8

Tons

761, 378 1 138, 075

61, 924

8.7
1.1
. 49

52. 40
71. 10
16. 78
20. 65

4, 582, 366
8, 904, 024
2, 108, 421
1, 502, 046

7.5 14.6 3.4 2.5

27.0

41.60 17,096, 857

28.0

42. 2

Grand total, projects..
Duplication...
Total all crops for which detailed

census was taken.
Total Warren Act crops.

Grand total.

411, 059 2, 172, 861

645, 757 1, 527, 104 1, 229, 594 2, 756, 698

100.0

100.0

39.90
32. 55

60,928, 969
40, 014, 745

36.65 100,943, 714

1 Bales of 500 pounds each.

RECLAMATION TABLE 24.-Irrigated and cropped acreage and crop values by years, 1906–84

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1906.
1907
1908.
1909.
1910.
1911.
1912
1913
1914.
1915.
1916.
1917
1918.
1919.
1920.
1921.
1922
1923
1924.
1925
1926.
1927
1928.
1923
1930.
1931.
1932.
1933.
1934.

22, 300
187, 600
289, 500
410, 600
465, 100
041, 400
588, 400
699, 200
761, 300
814, 900

923, 000
1,057, 500
1, 141, 500
1, 187, 300
1, 223, 500
1, 227, 500
1, 202, 130
1, 213, 700
1, 290, 900
1, 320, 300
1, 411,000
1, 379, 000
1, 442, 100
1, 483, 900
1, 504, 810
1, 552, 718
1, 555, 144
1, 589, 770
1, 552, 124

1 1 20, 100 $244, 900
1 169,000 4, 760, 400 $5, 005, 300
1 260, 500 7, 575, 800 12, 581, 100
1 369, 500 11, 920, 700 24, 501, 800
413, 000 12, 974, 600 37, 476, 400
470, 100 12, 708, 600 50, 185, 000
540,000 13, 825, 400 64,010, 400
642, 200 15, 732, 200 79, 742, 600
703, 400 16, 475, 500 96, 218, 100
760,000 18, 200,000 114, 418, 100
858, 300 32, 816, 000 147, 234, 100

966, 800 56, 462, 300 203, 696, 400
1,051, 200 66, 821, 400 270, 517, 800
1, 113, 500 88, 974, 100 359, 491, 900
1, 153, 800 66, 171, 700 425, 663, 600
1, 157, 900 49, 620, 300 475, 283, 900
1, 169, 100 50, 360, 900 525, 644, 800
1, 179, 870 65, 046, 300 590, 691, 100
1, 216, 600 66, 488, 600 657, 179, 700
1, 242, 800 77, 608, 900 734, 788, 600
1,361, 500 60, 664, 900 795, 453, 500
1, 431, 600 72, 047, 200 867, 500, 700
1, 489, 200 | 81, 077, 800 948, 578, 500
1,512, 250 88, 459, 390 1,037, 037, 890
1, 550, 96765, 007, 270 1, 102, 045, 160
1, 520, 354 40, 554, 037 1, 142, 599, 197
1,578, 880 31,531, 162 1, 174, 130, 359
1,598, 770 48, 765, 863 1, 222, 896, 222
1,527, 104 60, 928, 969 1, 283, 825, 191

1 501, 100

916, 300

981, 900
1,001, 300

983, 300
1,051, 400

930, 700
1,019, 200
1,097, 200
1, 148, 100
1, 235, 000
1, 234, 230
1, 286, 046
1, 293, 889
1, 214, 461
1, 239, 017
1, 285, 081

1 481, 600 $35, 000, 000
880, 600 64,000,000
950, 900 47, 505, 800
969, 600 44, 906, 100
951, 300 33, 240, 800
993, 000 37, 557, 900
889, 500 43, 237, 500
951, 300 53, 655, 900

949, 600 49, 750, 000
1,072, 500 61, 160,000
1, 192, 000 62, 495, 300
1, 192, 990 72, 720, 490
1, 254, 493 54, 654, 550
1, 251, 830 33, 406, 340
1, 196, 400 18, 627, 219
1, 199,113 33, 425, 870
1, 229, 594 40, 014, 745

22, 300 120, 100
187, 600 1 169,000
289, 500 1 200, 500
410, 600 1 369, 500
465, 100 413,000
541, 400

470, 100
588, 400 540,000
699, 200 642, 200
761, 300 703, 400
814, 900 760, 000

923, 000 858, 300
1,057, 500 966, 800
11,642, 6001 1,532, 800

2, 103, 600 1, 994, 100
2, 205, 400 2, 104, 700
2, 228, 800 2, 127, 500
2, 185, 430 2, 120, 400
2, 265, 100 2, 172, 870
2, 221, 600 2, 106, 100
2, 339, 500 2, 194, 100
2, 508, 200 2, 311, 100
2, 527, 100 2, 504, 100
2, 677, 100 2,681, 200
2, 718, 130 2, 705, 240
2,790, 856 2, 805, 460
2,846, 607 2, 772, 184
2, 769, 605 2,775, 280
2, 828, 787 2, 797, 815
2, 837, 205 2, 756, 698

$99,000,000
146, 505, 800
191, 411, 900
224, 652, 700
262, 210, 600
305, 448, 100
359, 101, 000
408,854, 000
470, 014, 000
532, 509, 300
605, 229, 790
659, 884, 340
693, 290, 680
711, 917, 899
747, 343, 769
787, 358, 514

$244, 900
4, 760, 400 $5, 005, 300
7, 575, 800 12, 581, 100
11, 920, 700 24, 501, 800
12, 974, 600 37, 476, 400
12, 708, 600 50, 185, 000
13, 825, 400 64,010, 400
15, 732, 200 79, 742, 600
16, 475, 500 96, 218, 100
18, 200,000 114, 418, 100
32, 816, 000 147, 234, 100
56, 462, 300 203, 696, 400
101, 821, 400 305, 517, 800
152, 974, 100 458, 491, 900
113, 677, 500 572, 169, 400
94, 526, 400

666, 695, 800
83, 601, 700 750, 297, 500
102, 604, 200 852, 901, 700
109, 726, 100 962, 627, 800
131, 264, 800 1,093, 892, 600
110, 414, 900 | 1, 204, 307, 500
133, 207, 200 1, 337, 514, 700
143, 573, 100 1, 481, 087, 800
161, 179, 880 1,642, 267, 680
119, 661, 820 1,761, 929, 500
73, 960, 377 1, 835, 889, 877
50, 158, 381 1,886, 048, 258
84, 191, 733 1,970, 239, 991
100,943, 7142,071, 183, 715

1 Estimated.

GENERAL LAND OFFICE

(FRED W. JOHNSON, Commissioner)

The area of public land included in original selections, entries, and filings made during the year was 1,759,078 acres, or 1,825,805 acres less than the area included in such entries and filings during the preceding year. The decrease, no doubt, was due to the temporary withdrawals of the public lands from entry and selection made by Executive orders of November 26, 1934, and February 5, 1935.

The area included in final entries, selections, and filings made during the year was 1,771,703 acres, or 546,671 acres more than were included in such entries during the preceding year.

The area which on July 1, 1935, was included in unperfected entries upon which final proof of compliance with the law was not due or had not been presented, in which cases appropriate actions must hereafter be taken was 19,666,693 acres. The area which on said date was included in outstanding licenses, leases, and permits issued under the mineral leasing act was 11,307,677 acres.

The number of letters and reports received for consideration or answer from all sources during the year was 155,505, an increase of 5,784 over such receipts for the preceding year, and 80,771 letters and decisions were written. The latter figure does not include letters prepared for signature in the Department.

There were furnished during the year 47,125 certified and uncertified copies of entry papers, plats, field notes, patents, etc., for which there were received the sum of $15,050.30. In addition there were furnished for official use by this and other Departments and agencies 43,321 copies of said items.

Proposed reports were submitted on 129 Senate and House bills, and necessary orders and instructions have been prepared or are in course of preparation in connection with 15 bills, public and private, affecting the public lands which were enacted into law.

In cases involving possible suits in courts, 75 reports of field investigation were considered. Suits were recommended in 27 cases, as a result of which $12,808.35 were recovered, and 1,480 acres restored to the public domain. Forty-eight of the cases were closed without recommendation for suit. Approximately 200 other actions were taken in this class of cases.

The number of attorneys and agents newly admitted to practice before the Department was 11.

There were decided on principles of equity and referred to the board of equitable adjudication and confirmed approximately 920

cases.

GENERAL WITHDRAWAL OF PUBLIC LANDS FROM

ENTRY

The vacant, unreserved, and unappropriated public lands in the United States are not now subject to disposition under the nonmineral public land laws, having been temporarily withdrawn from settlement, location, sale, or entry, and reserved for classification. The lands in the States of Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming were withdrawn by Executive order of November 26, 1934, pending determination of the most useful purpose to which such lands may be put in consideration of the provisions of the Taylor Grazing Act of June 28, 1934, and for conservation and development of natural resources, and the lands in the States of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Washington, and Wisconsin were withdrawn by Executive order of February 5, 1935, pending determination of the most useful purpose to which said lands may be put in furtherance of the land program. Executive order of May 20, 1935, amended the said order of November 26, 1934, so as to permit the completion of exchanges authorized by section 8 of the Taylor Grazing Act.

Both of the orders first above mentioned were made subject to valid existing rights.

TAYLOR GRAZING ACT

This office in cooperation with the Division of Grazing has prepared various orders and regulations required in connection with the administration of the Taylor Grazing Act, approved June 28, 1934 (48 Stat. 1269). It has also prepared diagrams of the approved grazing districts. Thousands of inquiries relative to the operation of the law have been received and answered, and approximately 200 applications for exchange, 462 applications for isolated tract sales, and 2,850 applications for leases filed under sections 8, 14, and 15, respectively, of the act have been received and posted on the tract books. There were 668 actions taken on public sale applications, and 26 such applications were approved for patenting.

Orders were prepared involving grazing districts as follows: 1 in Arizona, 5 in Colorado, 1 in Idaho, 4 in Montana, 1 in Nevada, 4 in New Mexico, 4 in Oregon, 8 in Utah, and 1 in Wyoming. In addition there were prepared orders and diagrams for 19 proposed grazing districts, and maps showing the exterior boundaries and appropriate designations of both established and proposed grazing districts.

The estimated areas of the vacant, unappropriated, and unreserved public land in established grazing districts, as of June 30, 1935, are as follows:

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The work of translating and transcribing the Spanish records in the public survey office at Santa Fe, N. Mex., of land claims in the territory ceded in 1848 to the United States by Mexico, commenced last year as a Federal Civil Works project, was continued through the fiscal year ending June 30, 1935, as a Federal Emergency Relief project. From 6 to 15 translators and transcribers were furnished with employment on this project.

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