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195 63 STAT.] 81sT CONG., 1BT SESS. - CH. 218-JUNE 16, 1949 All the following-described lots or parcels of land or real estate situate, lying, and being in the county of Luna, State of New Mexico, together with the appurtenances, to wit: First tract: Beginning at the. northeast corner of the southeast quarter of section 26, township 23 south, range 9 west, New Mexico principal meridian; running thence due south four hundred and fifty feet, more or less, to the Southern Pacific Railroad right-of-way; thence southwesterly along said right-of-way two thousand six hun- dred and fifty feet, more or less, to the west line of said quarter section; thence due north along said west line of said quarter section five hun- dred and fifty-two feet, more or less; thence due east five hundred and twelve feet; then due north two hundred eighty-four and four-twelfths feet, more or less; to the north line of said quarter section; thence along said north line of said quarter section in an easterly direction to the place of beginning. Second tract: Beginning at a point on the southeast line of the right-of-way of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, which point is described as being three hundred ninety-six and forty-one one-hundredths feet along said right-of-way, northeasterly, from another point which is five hundred forty-seven and nine-tenths feet north and eight hundred and thirty-three feet east of the southwest corner of the northeast quarter of section 26, township 23 south, range 9 west, of New Mexico principal meridian; being the northerly corner of the premises conveyed to Wah Brothers by Charles B. Allaire and wife, by deed dated August 10, 1899, and recorded in book 37 of deeds, at pages 200-201, in the office of the County Clerk of Grant County, and transferred to book C, at pages 618-619 of the Deed Records of Luna County; thence north fifty-two degrees five minutes east along the south boundary line of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe right- of-way aforesaid to the point where said boundary line intersects the north and south line separating sections 25 and 26, township 23 south, range 9 west, aforesaid; thence south along said line separating said sections 25 and 26 to a point on said line one hundred and sixty-five feet north of the east and west line connecting the centers of sections 25 and 26 aforesaid; thence north sixty-seven degrees fifteen minutes west, along the northeast boundary line of the property conveyed to Wah Brothers as aforesaid, one thousand six hundred twenty and five-tenths feet to the place of beginning; excepting and reserving from said premises one acre on which now stands a brick powder house, being the land conveyed by John A. Raithel and wife to the Safety Nitra Powder Company by a deed dated April 26, 1889, and recorded in book 28 of deeds, at pages 51-52, in the office of the County Clerk of Grant County, and transferred to book C at pages 441-442 of the Deed Records of Luna County. Third tract: Beginning at the southeast corner of the northeast quarter of section 26, township 23 south, range 9 west, New Mexico principal meridian; running thence north approximately one hundred and sixty-five feet to a point just south of the county road; thence north sixty-seven degrees fifteen minutes west approximately one thousand five hundred and forty-five feet along the southerly line of said county road; thence south approximately seven hundred and seventy feet to a point on the south line of the northeast quarter of section 26; thence east approximately one thousand four hundred and twenty feet to the point of beginning. Fourth tract: An easement across the land lying westerly of the above described third tract of land, for the purpose of installing a railroad spur to run into the said third tract of land, which railway spur is to come off of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway,