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east, New Mexico principal meridian; all of sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, and 29, north half section 19, north half and southwest quarter section 24, northwest quarter section 26, north half northeast quarter section 32, and north half north half section 33, township 10 south, range 11, east, New Mexico principal meridian; southwest quarter section 25, south half of fractional section 26, all of fractional section 35, and all of section 36, township 9 south, range 12 east, New Mexico principal meridian; all of section 1, all of fractional section 2, all of fractional section 11, all of section 12, all of section 13, all of fractional section 14, north half of fractional section 23, and north half section 24, township 10 south, range 12 east, New Mexico principal meridian; having an area of approximately thirty-nine and three hundred and seventy-six one-thousandths square miles, shall confer on the locator the right to occupy and use only so much of the surface of the land covered by the location as may be reasonably necessary to carry on prospecting and mining, including the taking of mineral deposits and timber required by or in the mining operations, and no permit shall be required or charge made for such use or occupancy: Provided, however, That the cutting and removal of timber, except where clearing is necessary in connection with mining operations or to provide space for buildings or structures used in connection with mining operations, shall be conducted in accordance with the rules for timber cutting on adjoining national-forest land, and no use of the surface of the claim or the resources therefrom not reasonably required for carrying on mining and prospecting shall be allowed except under the national-forest rules and regulations, nor shall the locator prevent or obstruct other occupancy of the surface or use of surface resources under authority of national-forest regulations, or permits issued thereunder, if such occupancy or use is not in conflict with mineral development. (June 13, 1939, sec. 1, 53 Stat. 817; 16 U. S. C., sec. 482e.)

1027—3. Same; patents.—That hereafter all patents issued under the United States mining laws affecting lands within the watershed of headwaters of the Bonito River in the Lincoln Forest, in the State of New Mexico, shall convey title to the mineral deposits within the claim, together with the right to cut and remove so much of the mature timber therefrom as may be needed in extracting and removing the mineral deposits, if the timber is removed in accordance with the rules for timber cutting on adjoining national-forest land, but each patent shall reserve to the United States all title in or to the surface of the lands and products thereof, and no use of the surface of the claim or the resources therefrom not reasonably required for carrying on mining or prospecting shall be allowed except under the rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture. (June 13, 1939, sec. 2, 53 Stat. 818; 16 U. Š. C., sec. 482f.)

1027-4. Same; perfection of claims.—That valid mining claims within the watershed of the headwaters of the Bonito River in the Lin. coln National Forest, within the State of New Mexico, as above described existing on the date of the enactment of this Act and thereafter maintained in compliance with the law under which they were initiated and the laws of the State of New Mexico may be perfected under this Act or under the laws under which they were

initiated, as the claimant may desire. (June 13, 1939, sec. 3, 53 Stat. 818; 16 Ú. S. C., sec. 482g.)

1027-5. Same; lands adjacent to Chelan National Forest.—That the provisions of the Act of Congress approved March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. 465; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 485), be, and the same are hereby, extended and made applicable to any lands within four miles of the present boundaries of the Chelan National Forest. Lands conveyed to the United States under this Act shall, upon acceptance of title, become parts of the Chelan National Forest and subject to all laws relating thereto. Any lands in public ownership lying within the area described in this Act and found to be valuable for national-forest purposes may, upon recommendation of the Secretaries of Agriculture and of the Interior, be added to the Chelan National Forest by proclamation of the President: Provided, however, That nothing contained herein shall affect prior valid existing claims or entries or prior existing withdrawals or reservations. (Aug. 2, 1935, 49 Stat. 508; 16 U. S. C., sec. 485a.)

1027–6. Exchange of lands in national forests; reservations of timber, minerals, or easements.-—That the provisions of section 2 of the Act of Congress approved February 28, 1925 (43 Stat. 1090; U. S. C., title 16, sec, 486), authorizing reservations by either party to an exchange under the Act of Congress approved March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. 465; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 485), are hereby extended and made applicable to exchanges of lands under the Acts of Congress approved February 14, 1923 (42 Stat. 1245), and February 7, 1929 (45 Stat. 1154), which authorize the United States to acquire privately owned lands situated within certain townships in the Lincoln National Forest in the State of New Mexico by exchanging therefor an equal value of unreserved and unappropriated public lands within said State. (June 25, 1935, 49 Stat. 422; 16 U. S. C., sec. 486 note.)

1027-7. Lands eligible for addition to Umatilla and Whitman National Forests. That within the following-described boundaries, any lands not in Government ownership which are found by the Secretary of Agriculture to be chiefly valuable for national-forest purposes may be offered in exchange under the provisions of the Act of March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. 465), as amended by the Act of February 28, 1925 (43 Stat. 1090; U. S. C., 1934 ed., title 16, secs. 485, 486), upon notice as therein provided, and upon acceptance of title, shall become parts of the Umatilla or Whitman National Forests to wit:

Sections 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, and 36; the south half, the northeast quarter, the north half northwest quarter and the southwest quarter northwest quarter of section 27; the north half, the southeast quarter, the north half southwest quarter and the southeast quarter southwest quarter of section 35, township 2 south, range 37 east, Willamette meridian.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, and 30; the west half, the south half southeast quarter, the north half northeast quarter, and the southeast quarter northeast quarter section 7; the east half, the northwest quarter, the east half southwest quarter, and the southwest quarter southwest quarter section 8, township 3 south, range 37 east, Willamette meridian.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24; the north half, the southeast quarter, the north half southwest quarter, and the southwest quarter southwest quarter section 21; the south half, the northwest quarter, the north half northeast quarter, and the southwest quarter northeast quarter section 30, township 3 south, range 36 east, Willamette meridian.

Sections 22, 27, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34, 35, and 36; the west half, south half southeast quarter, north half northeast quarter, and southeast quarter northeast quarter section 23; the east half, the southwest quarter, the south half northwest quarter, and the northeast quarter northwest quarter section 24; the north half, the southeast quarter, the north half southwest quarter, and the southwest quarter southwest quarter section 25; the north half, the southwest quarter, the west half southeast quarter, and the southeast quarter southeast quarter section 26, township 3 south, range 35 east, Willamette meridian.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, and 22; the north half, the southeast quarter, the west half southwest quarter, and the southeast quarter southwest quarter Section 4; the north half, the southwest quarter, the north half southeast quarter, and the southwest quarter southeast quarter section 17; the west half, the southeast quarter, the north half northeast quarter, and the southeast quarter northeast quarter section 23, township 4 south, range 35 east, Wil. lamette meridian. (June 19, 1936, 49 Stat. 1534; 16 U. S. C., sec. 486).)

1027-8. Lands added to Columbia National Forest.—That, subject to any valid existing claim or entry, all lands of the United States within the areas hereinafter described be, and the same are hereby, added to and made parts of the Columbia National Forest, in the State of Washington, to be hereinafter administered under the laws and regulations relating to the national forests; and the provisions of the Act approved March 20, 1922 (U. S. C., title 16, secs. 486, 487), as amended, are hereby extended and made applicable to all other lands within the said described area.

Sections 1 to 3, inclusive, and 11 and 12, township 2 north, range 4 east; sections 1 to 3, inclusive, 6 to 8, inclusive, and 10 to 36, inclusive, township 3 north, range 4 east; sections 1 to 28, inclusive, 34 to 36, inclusive, township 4 north, range 4 east; all of township 5 north, range 4 east; sections 1, 2, 11 to 15, inclusive, 22 to 27, inclusive, and 33 to 36, inclusive, township 6 north, range 4 east; sections 4 to 9, inclusive, 16 to 21, inclusive, 28 to 33, inclusive, township 6 north, range 5 east, all in the State of Washington, Willamette meridian. (Aug. 12, 1937, 50 Stat. 622; 16 U. S. C., sec. 486m.)

1027–9. Lands added to Black Hills National Forest.—That subject to all valid existing claims, entries, and leases, all of the lands of the United States within the following-described area are hereby added to and made a part of the Black Hills National Forest in the State of Wyoming, and such lands shall hereafter be administered under the laws and regulations relating to the national forests:

BEAR LODGE UNIT, SIXTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN Township 55 north, range 63 west: Sections 5 to 9, inclusive, 16 to 21, inclusive, 28 to 34, inclusive, and west half section 4, west half section 27.

Township 54, north, range 63 west: Sections 4 to 9, inclusive, 17, 18, 19, 28 to 32, inclusive, west half section 3; north half northeast

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quarter and west half section 20; north half, southwest quarter and north half southeast quarter and north half southwest quarter southeast quarter section 33.

Township 53 north, range 65 west: Sections 1, 12, 13, 24, 25, 36.

Township 53 north, range 64 west: Sections 1 to 12, inclusive, 15 to 22, inclusive, 27 to 34, inclusive, northeast quarter and west half section 14.

Township 53 north, range 63 west: North half section 5, section 6, and northwest quarter section 7.

Township 52 north, range 65 west: Sections 1 to 36, inclusive.

Township 52 north, range 64 west: Sections 3 to 10, inclusive, 14 to 36, inclusive.

Township 52 north, range 63 west: Section 31 and east half section 36.

Township 51 north, range 63 west: Sections 1, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, and west half southwest quarter section 5; east half northeast quarter, southeast quarter, south half southwest quarter section 9.

Any of the lands described in the first section of this Act which are privately owned may be accepted in exchange by the Secretary of the Interior under the provisions of the Act entitled "An Act to consolidate national forest lands”, approved March 20, 1922, as amended. All of such lands so accepted in exchange shall be added to and made a part of the Black Hills National Forest in the State of Wyoming and shall thereafter be administered under the laws and regulations relating to the national forests. (June 15, 1938, secs. 1, 2,52 Stat. 686; 16 U. S. C., sec. 486n.)

1027–10. Lands added to Ochoco National Forest.—That, subject to existing valid claims, the following-described lands be, and the same hereby are, added to the Ochoco National Forest, Oregon, and made subject to all laws appertaining to the national forests, to wit:

WILLAMETTE BASE AND MERIDIAN Township 12 south, range 17 east, northwest quarter section 4, section 6, west half section 19, south half section 21, and sections 28 to 33, inclusive;

Township 12 south, range 16 east, sections 1 to 4, inclusive, sections 9 to 16, inclusive, sections 21 to 28, inclusive, and sections 33 to 36, inclusive;

Township 13 south, range 15 east, sections 1 and 2, and 11 to 14, inclusive;

Township 13 south, range 16 east, sections 1 to 18, inclusive, 23 to 26, inclusive, and sections 35 and 36;

Township 14 south, range 17 east, sections 1 to 12, inclusive;

Township 14 south, range 18 east, sections 1 to 16, inclusive, sections 21 to 28, inclusive, and sections 33 to 36, inclusive;

Township 14 south, range 19 east, sections 4 to 9, inclusive, sections 16 to 23, inclusive, and sections 26 to 36, inclusive;

Township 15 south, range 18 east, sections 1 to 4, inclusive, sections 9 to 16, inclusive, and sections 19 to 36, inclusive; All of township 15 south, range 19 east; Township 15 south, range 20 east, section 31; Township 15 south, range 22 east, section 16;

Township 15 south, range 23 east, section 16;
Township 15 south, range 24 east, section 19;
Township 16 south, range 18 east, sections 1 to 4, inclusive;
Township 16 south, range 19 east, sections 5 and 6;

Township 16 south, range 20 east, south half section 3, south half section 4, and sections 9 to 12, inclusive. (June 15, 1938, 52 Stat. 692; 16 U. S. C., sec. 4860.)

1027–11. Lands added to Kaniksu National Forest.—That the provisions of the Act of March 20, 1922 (U. S. C., title 16, sec. 485), be, and the same are hereby, extended and made applicable to the following-described lands, and such of said lands as are now owned by the United States are hereby given, subject to all valid existing claims and entries under the various land laws of the United States, a nationalforest status and shall hereafter be administered as parts of the adjacent Kaniksu National Forest and subject to all laws and regulations relating thereto:

WILLAMETTE MERIDIAN Township 31 north, range 46 east: Section 6 and that part of section 7 north of the Clark Fork River.

Township 31 north, range 45 east: That portion of sections 1 and 12 north of the Clark Fork River.

Township 32 north, range 46 east: Section 31.

Township 32 north, range 45 east: Sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, that part of 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, north of the Clark Fork River, and section 36.

Township 32 north, range 44 east: All that part north and east of the Clark Fork River.

Township 33 north, range 44 east: Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, east half, east half northwest quarter section 5, east half northeast quarter, northwest quarter northeast quarter, northeast quarter southeast quarter section 8, sections 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, northeast quarter northeast quarter section 17, east half southeast quarter section 20, sections 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, east half, north half northwest quarter section 33, sections 34, 35, and 36.

Township 34 north, range 44 east: Section 4, that part of sections 5, 6, and 7 east of the Clark Fork River, sections 8, 9, 16, 17, that part of 18 and 19 east of the Clark Fork River, north half, north half south half section 20, sections 21 and 28, southeast quarter southeast quarter section 29, east half northeast quarter, southwest quarter northeast quarter, southeast quarter northwest quarter, east half southwest quarter, southeast quarter section 32, and section 33.

Township 35 north, range 43 east: Section 1, that part of sections 2, 11, and 12 lying north and east of the Clark Fork River.

Township 35 north, range 44 east: Sections 4, 5, 6, that part of 7 east of the Clark Fork River, sections 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, that part of 18, 19, and 20 east of the Clark Fork River, sections 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, that part of 29 and 32 east of the Clark Fork River, sections 33, 34, 35, and 36.

Township 36 north, range 43 east: All east of the Clark Fork River.

Township 37 north, range 43 east: That part of sections 5, 8, 16, 17, 20, 21, 28, 29, and 33 east of the Clark Fork River.

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