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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 946-948-AUG. 9, 10 , 1946 Reversion to U. S . Exception. width, situated on Pacific Avenue, between Vermont and Rhode Island Avenues, and including structures thereon: Provided, That the city of Atlantic City shall not have the right to sell or convey aforesaid property, nor to devote the same to any other than a public use; and in the event that said property shall not be used as above provided, the right, title, and interest hereby authorized to be conveyed shall revert to the United States: Provided, That there shall be excepted from this conveyance the building occupied by the United States Weather Bureau, and the land on which it is situated, not exceeding fifty by one hundred and fifty feet. Approved August 9, 1946. [CHAPTER 947] August 10, 1946 [H. R. 341] [Public Law 716] Status of Keetoo- wah Indians. 25 U. S. C. 1503. Seger School Re- serve. Use, etc., of lands. Agreement. Condition. August 10, 1946 [H. R. 4842] [Public Law 716] Veterans' preference in acquiring certain vessels. 67 Stat. 69 . 50 U. 8. C., Supp. V, i 1303. Vessel not returned to owner. AN ACT Relating to the status of Keetoowah Indians of the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma, and for other purposes, and authorizing conveyance of the Seger Indian School to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians of Oklahoma. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,That the Keetoowah Indians of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma shall be recognized as a band of Indians residing in Oklahoma within the meaning of section 3 of the Act of June 26, 1936 (49 Stat. 1967). SEC. 2 . That there is hereby set aside for the use and benefit of the Indians of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Reservation in Oklahoma the remainder of the lands comprising the diminished Seger School Reserve containing approximately five hundred and thirty-seven acres, and the improvements thereon, in section 15, township 10 north, range 14 west, of the Indian meridian, Oklahoma. Subject to the consent of the business committee of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes thereto, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to enter into an agreement with the Colony Union Graded School Dis- trict Numbered 1, Colony, Oklahoma, for the use by the district of all or any portion of the land, and improvements thereon, described in this Act: Provided, That any such agreement shall contain the express condition that the land therem described and the improvements thereon shall revert to the use of the Indians of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes when no longer used by the said school district for school purposes. Approved August 10, 1946. [CHAPTER 948] AN ACT To amend the Act of April 29, 1943, so as to afford a preference for veterans in acquiring certain vessels. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the UnitedStates of America in Congress assembled, That the Act entitled An Act to authorize the return to private ownership of certain ves- sels formerly used or suitable for use in the fisheries or industries related thereto", approved April 29, 1943, as amended (U. S . C. 1940 edition, Supp. V, title 50 App., sees. 1301-1304), is amended bv insert- ing in section 3 after the words "advertise the vessel" the following: , except any vessel acquired by a veteran pursuant to section 5 (a) (1," and by adding at the end thereof the following section: SEC. 5. (a) (1) If any such vessel of sixty-five feet or less in length between perpendiculars is not returned to such owner as provided in section 3, then, prior to advertising such vessel for sale, the War Shipping Administration or the Maritime Commission shall make 976 [60 STAT.