400 FOBTYSEVENTH CONGRESS. Buss. H. 011. 12, 13. 1883. hundred and seventy-four, in his report trausmittcgl to the House of Representatives on the Modoc wzmclaims of Galiforma. and Oregon, apd as found due and reported to said Secretary by General J amcs A. Hurdw United States Army, November twentieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-four ; and said sum is hereby appropriated for the purpose aforesaid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwmc appropriated. Approved, January 6, 1883. , CHAP. —>An act to rovidc for hcl ’ a term of the District Court of tha Ju' 6’ 1883`_ 13. United Statgs at Wichita, Ktalfas, and for other purposes. Bc it enacted by the Senate and Homo of Representatives of the United pim-i,,; wm, States of America in Oangress assembled, That there shall be one term of U. S., Kam and the United States district court for the district of Kansas held at Wich- '*$’?’:£5 Wm °* ita in each year, 011 the first Monday of September, from and after the '° 1** K"""°°°' passage of this acc; but no cause, action, or proceeding shall be tamed or considered in the comt herein provided for unless by consent of all the parties thereto or order of the court, except as otherwise hereinafter provided. ‘ The clerk, marshal and district attomey for said districj; of Kansas shall perform the duties pertaining to their officcs respectively for said court, and the clerk and marshal shall appoint a deputy to 1·0— side and keep their officcs at Wichita, who, in the absence of the principals shall do and perform all the duties appartainiug to their said officcs respectively. But the city or county authorities shall provide a suitable building, without expense to the United States, in which to hold said cmu1s. · Sec. 2. That all that part of the Indian Territory lying north of the Canadian river and east of Texas and the one hundmth meridian not set apart and occupied by the Cherokee, Creek, and Seminole Indian tribes shalyfromsmd afbcrthapassaguofthisacqz, be aunoxcdwvmd constitute a part of the United States judicial district of Kansas; and the United States district courts at Wichita and Fort Scott, in the District of Kansas, shall have exclusive original jurisdiction of all offenses committed within the limits of the territory hereby annexed to said dis- , trict of Kansas against any of the laws of the United States now or that may hereafter be operative therein. Nwfhern di¤· Sm. 3.-That all that portion of tho Indian Territory not annexed to K‘l_;*;d T°""> °“" the district of Kansas by this act, and not set apart and occupied by the Ghmokoo, Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Seminole Indian tribes, shall, from and after the passage of this act, be annexed to and constitqto gx part of the United States judicial district known as the northern U, 3,wm-g, 4;;., dxstncb of Texas; and the United States district court at Graham, in ham, Tgxqs, w said northern district of Texas, shall have exclusive original jurisdiction l‘·‘"° J“’“d*°**°’· of all 05'cnses committed within the limits of tha territory hereby anncxad to said northern district of Texas against any of the laws of tho United States now or that may hereafter be operative therein. S1:0. 4.-That nothing contained in this act shall be construed to affect in any manner any action or proceeding now pending in the circuit or district court for the western district of Arkansas, nor the execution of any process relating thereto; nor shall anything in this act be 0011· strued to give @0 said district courts of Kansas and Texas, respectively, aqy greater jurisdiction in that part of said Indian Territory so as aforesqxd gumexed, respecmvely, to said district of Kansas and said northern d1St1'1f}C of Texas than might heretofore have been lawfully exercised cberem by the western district of Arkansas; nor shall anything in this nm; rights act contained bocoustrnedtoviolato or impair many respectauytroati P¤#¤¤v¤d- · provision whatever. Approved, J auuary 6, 1883.
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