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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG., 1ST SESS. -CHS. 653, 654-OCT. 10, 1949 half minutes west nine hundred and sixteen and seventy-eight one- hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 51; south fifty-six degrees twenty-four and one-half minutes west four hundred and ninety-four and forty-six one-hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 52; north seventy-eight degrees twenty-nine minutes west six hundred and seventy and fifty-two one-hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 53; north fifty-nine degrees twenty-five minutes west three hundred and eight and fifty-seven one- hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 54; south forty-eight degrees thirty-four minutes west one thousand and thirty- eight and fifteen one-hundredths feet to an iron rod, transit point numbered 55; North forty-five degrees fifty-nine minutes west nine hundred two and seventy-nine one-hundredths feet to an iron rod; north thirty- three degrees thirty minutes west three hundred twenty-four and twenty-eight one-hundredths feet to an iron rod; north eighty-two degrees fifty-one and one-half minutes west one hundred .fifty-seven and forty-nine one-hundredths feet to an iron rod; north forty-eight degrees forty-three minutes west forty-four and seventy one-hun- dredths feet to an iron rod; south eighty-two degrees forty-eight minutes east one hundred seventy-three and two one-hundredths feet to an iron rod; north thirty-three degrees thirty minutes west three hundred ninety-eight and ninety-six one-hundredths feet.to ap, iron rod; north eighty-four degrees fifteen and one-half minutes west four hundred ninety and seventy-eight one-hundredths feet to the point of beginning, and containing eighty-one and eighty-five one-hundredths acres, more or less, and lying entirely within Swain County. The lands last above described shall constitute a part of the Cherokee Indian Reservation in North Carolina and shall be held by the United States in trust for said band and shall be nontaxable and nonalienable as other lands of said reservation. SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Interior, for the purpose of insuring Agreement. prompt and full compliance with the conditions relating to the exchange of lands hereby affected, as set forth in the said Resolution Numbered 33 of October 17, 1947, is hereby authorized and directed to enter into an agreement with the Governor of the State of North Carolina which shall contain assurance that the present Indian Service road at Wolf Laurel shall remain open for Indian use without restric- tion; provide for the construction by the North Carolina State High- way and Public Works Commission, at its own expense, of a hard- surface access road of suitable width from Mollie Gap to the site of the proposed tourist development to be made on tribal land in the vicinity of Soco Bald; and set forth such other terms and conditions as may be mutually desirable for effectuating the purposes of the said resolution.

Approved October 10, 1949. [CHAPTER 654] AN ACT October 10, 1949 To increase compensation for World War I presumptive service-connected cases, [H. R. 8s] provide minimum ratings for service-connected arrested tuberculosis, increase [Public Law 339] certain disability and death compensation rates, liberalize requirement for dependency allowances, and redefine the terms "line of duty" and "willful misconduct". Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That part of the vetra" of World second proviso of section 28, Public Law Numbered 141, Seventy- Serviceconnected third Congress, March 28, 1934 (48 Stat. 524; U. S. C., title 38, sec dsabitit e 722), which limits payment of compensation thereunder to 75 per 731