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90 FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS- Sess. II. Ch. 146-149. 1872. not limited here- affect the power .of any such court to cause testimony to be taken under by- commission, according to the course of the common law, to be used therein. Approved, May 9, 1872. May 9, 1872· CHAP. CXLVII. —An Act to regulate Elections in Washington and Idaho Terriwries, Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United _ Times of elec- States of America in Congress assembled, That elections in the Territories f;]‘g:;“a§g*}i§;10 of Washington and Idaho for delegates to the House of Representatives ’1‘mitoncs. of the forty-third Congress, shall be held on the Tuesday following the first Monday of November, anno Domini eighteen hundred and seventy- two, and thereafter biennially on the Tuesday next following the first Monday in November; and all elective territorial, county, and precinct officers shall hereafter be elected at the times herein specified, unless otherwise provided by legislation subsequent hereto, in either of said Territories. Azrxcovnn, May 9, 1872. MW 9, 1872- CHAP. CXLVHI. -— An Ant authorizing the Appropriation for the Employment of Sur/3 _;-- men at alternate lffé-saving Stations on the New Jersey C0dS[,__fO1‘ the fiscal Year endin June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sevent_y—two, to be expended in employing Crews at such Statwns, andjbr such Periods, and at such Compensation, as the Secretary of the Treasury may deem reasonable, not to exceed forty Dollars per Month for each Person employed. Be it enacted by the Senate and Muse of Representatives of the United Appropriation States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas- $33**; §;ef‘"f‘ ury be authorized to expend the sum of ten thousand and eighty dollars, ,,,,.i,,g ,,t,m,,,, or so much thereof as may be necessary, appropriated by "An act making on the New- appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the government for the fiscal J°"°Y °°““° year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two, and for um, ch, 11;. other purposes," approved March third, eighteen hundred and seventy-one, VOL xvi- P· 496- for the " pay of six experienced surfmen to man each of the boats at alternate life-saving stations on the New Jersey coast, from December fifteenth to March fifteenth," in employing crews of experienced surfmen at such stations, and for such periods as he may deem necessary and proper, and at such compensation as he may deem reasonable, not to exceed forty dollars per month for each person to be employed. Approved, May 9, 1872. May 9, 1872- cHA1>. cxmx. -A» Act pr me Miyqsauas tm me osaye Lands in the sm q' ('DISCS. Be it enacted by the Senate and Ifwse of Representatives of the United trgiazéi I¤g§1;·s Sftatcslaf America in Congress assemblcaL That the Osage Indian trust and in kgmsay, €X_ diminished reserve lands in the State of Kansas; excepting the sixteenth and cept, xtc., to be thirty-sixth sections in each township, shall be subject to disposal, for cash jyhgjst égrsxlfnf only, to actual settlers, in quantities not exceeding one hundred and sixty and hgw_ acres, or one quarter-section to each, in compact form, in accordance with the general principles of the pre-emption laws, under the direction of the_ ]?l¤?“*;_*:**»t W Commissioner of the General Land Office; Provided, That claimants shall

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:k6 file their declaratory statements as prescribed in other cases upon unofpaynmim. fered lands, and shall pay for the tracts, respectively, settled upon within

one year from date of settlement where the plat of survey is on file at that date, and within one year from the nling of the township plat in the district office where such plat. is not on file at date of settlement. Actual settlers Sec. 2. That any actual settler upon these lands who may have failed wgg l;_";n’&°;n_ to pay for and enter the land settled upon by him under the act of July and thm lands, fifteenth, eighteen hundred and seventy, shall have three months from the Wh¤¤¤>6l¤¤¤¤l:¤- date of this act in which to ile his declaratory statement, and shall be

 m° ° required to prove up his claim and pay for the land before the first day of

1810,ch._296,§12. January, eighteen hundred and seventy-three. And in case of failure of V°]- XVI- P· 362- any party to comply with the provisions of this act, the land claimed by him or her shall be subject to the settlement and entry of any other quali-