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SIXTY-THIRD CONGRESS. Sess. II. Cris. 81, 82. 1914. 375 CHA.P. 81.—An Act For the relief of Joseph L. Donovan. ?ég;§4· Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United LP¤¥>1i•=. N¤- S6-! States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the grmyli L D0 United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to nominate and, by m¤iSi>£¤£p6m¤?i°d$°. and with the advice and consent of the Senate, a point Jose h L. §§§.,‘,{‘_ ·°°d Donovan, late a captain in the Twenty-second Enfant , Ilhited States Army, a captain of the lrifangy in the Army of llie United States, and when so appointed he sh be placed on the retired list" of the officers of the Army. Approved, May 9, 1914. CHAP. 8?.—An Act Authorizing the city of Montrose, Colorado, to purchase §ly1%d9’i}34i·] certain public lands for public park purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and H0·11.s{E3y" Representatives of the United States of America in 0 s assemb , That the city o Montrose, P¤*>¤¤ *¤¤d=’·· Montrose County, Colorado, is hereby authorized for a pleriod of two $§ years after the passage of this Act, to purchase, and e Secretary of the Interior IS hereby directed to convey to said city for public . park pmposes, for the use and benefit of said city, the followingescribed lands, or so much thereof as the said city may desire, to wit: The south half of the southwest quarter, the southwest quarter U lm of the southeast quarter of section nine; the northwest quarter, the west half of the northeast puarter, the north half of the southwest glxiarter, and the west half o the southeast quarter of section sixteen, in township forty-seven north, range seven west of the New Mexico principal meridian, containing five hundred and twenty acres, more or less. P,,mm,,,,_ Sec. 2. That the said conveyance shall be made of the said lands to the said city by the Secretary of the Interior upon the payment by said city for the said land or such dportions thereof as it may select at the rate of $1.25 per acre, an atent issued to said city for the said land selected to have and to holld for public park urposes, subject to the existing laws and regilluations concerning public parks, Pm mm M, m and that the grant l1ereby made not include any lands which puma. at the date o the issuance of patent shall be covered by a valid, existing, bona fide right or claim initiated under the laws of the gL°°°Z',;d muxergl United States: Provided, That there shall be reserved to the United "¢“” '°•°”°‘*· States all oil, coal, and other mineral deposits that may be found in the land so iranted, and all necessary use of the land or extracting Ra the same: nd provided further, That said city shall not have the °°”°°' right to sell or convey the land herein granted, or any art thereof, or to devote the same to any other plujpose than as lxereinbefore described; and that if the said land s not be used as a public park the same, or such parts thereof not so used, shall revert to the United States. pam., grjnf n. Sec. 3. That the pplrtion of the Act of June seventh, nineteen P°$'(f-,6 pm hundred and ten, w 'ch authorizes the said egg of Montrose to ’ purchase the northwest quarter and the south h of the northeast quarter of section fourteen, township forty-nine north, range nine west of the New Mexico princi al meridian, containing two hundred and forty acres, more or less, be, and the same is hereby, repealed. Approved, May 9, 1914.