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PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 334, 337-JULY 25, 1947 June 24, 1938 (52 Stat. 1034), is amended by striking out the colon following the phrase "as may be deemed for the best interest of the Osage Tribe of Indians" and inserting in lieu of said colon the follow- ing clause: "and the Osage tribal council may determine the bonus value of any tract offered for lease for oil, gas, and other mining purposes on any unleased portion of said land, and such determination shall be final:". Approved July 25, 1947. [CHAPTER 337] July 25, 1947 [H. R. 3123] [Public Law 247] Interior Depart- ment Appropriation Act, 1948. Ante, pp. 118, 187, 188, 245, 361; post, pp. 608, 609, 620, 621, 699, 943. AN ACT Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not other- wise appropriated, for the Department of the Interior for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1948, namely: OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY SALARIES Salaries: For the Secretary of the Interior (hereafter in this Act referred to as the Secretary), and other personal services in the Dis- trict of Columbia and elsewhere, including temporary services as o0Stoat. 80 . authorized by section 15 of the Act of August 2,1946 (Public Law 600), b ut at rates for individuals not in excess of $35 per diem, $1,103,000: Radio broadcasts re- Provided, That no part of this appropriation shall be used for the broadcast of radio programs designed or calculated to influence the passage or defeat of any legislation pending before the Congress: Pro- Division of Power. vided further,That not to exceed $50,000 of this appropriation may be used for the Division of Power under the Office of the Secretary: Pro- Divisionof Informa- vided further, That not to exceed $42,500 of this appropriation may be used for the Division of Information or for publicity and public relations activities. Ante, p. 245; post, p. 620. 50U. S. C. app. 1601 note. WAR AGENCY LIQUIDATION War Agency Liquidation: For expenses necessary for liquidating the Solid Fuels Administration for War provided for in Executive Order 9332, including personal services in the District of Columbia; and printing and binding; $60,000. OFFICE OF SOLICITOR For personal services in the District of Columbia and in the field, $215,460. DIVISION OF TERRITORIES AND ISLAND POSSESSIONS For personal services in the District of Columbia, $140,000. OIL AND GAS DIVISION Oil and Gas Division: For expenses necessary for coordinating and unifying policies and administration of Federal activities relative to oil, gas, and synthetic fuels, including cooperation with the petro- leum industry and State authorities in the production, processing, and utilization of petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas, and 460 [61 STAT. s t