General Forest Exchange Bill

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1920 - Forest reserves - 164 pages
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Page 76 - Interior, under such rules and regulations as he shall prescribe, may cause to be designated and appraised so much of the dead, matured, or large growth of trees found upon such forest reservations as may be compatible with the utilization of the forests...
Page 120 - ... which shall not, with the land so already owned and occupied, exceed in the aggregate one hundred and sixty acres.
Page 76 - Interior may, in the exercise of his discretion, permit the purchase of timber and cord wood in advance of advertisement of sale at rates of value approved by him and subject to payment of the full amount of the highest bid resulting from the usual...
Page 76 - That in cases in which advertisement is had and no satisfactory bid is received, or in cases in which the bidder fails to complete the purchase, the timber may be sold, without further advertisement, at private sale, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, at not less than the appraised valuation, in quantities to suit purchasers...
Page 77 - ... which such timber shall be removed and the rules and regulations under which the cutting and removal of such timber and the mining and removal of such minerals shall be done shall be expressed in the written instrument of conveyance, and thereafter the mining, cutting, and removal of the minerals and timber so excepted and reserved shall be done only under and in obedience to the rules and regulations so expressed.
Page 35 - Treasury to the state in which such national forest is situated, to be expended as the state legislature may prescribe for the benefit of the public schools and public roads of the county or counties in which such national forest is situated...
Page 35 - ... expended as the State or Territorial legislature may prescribe for the benefit of the public schools and public roads of the county or counties in which the forest reserve is situated; provided, that when any forest reserve is in more than one State or Territory or county, the distributive share to each from the proceeds of said reserve shall be proportional to its area therein...
Page 121 - ... or holds a valid entry of lands adjoining such tract, regardless of the fact that such tract may not be isolated or disconnected within the meaning of this section: PROVIDED FURTHER, That this section shall not defeat any valid right which has already attached under any pending entry or location. The word 'person' in this section shall be deemed to include corporations, partnerships, and associations.
Page 9 - That the Secretary of Agriculture be, and hereby is, authorized to accept on behalf of the United States from James B. Munn, of New York City, New York, a gift of certain lands in Clayton County, Iowa, described as Government lot...
Page 119 - Unless there is objection the committee will stand adjourned until to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock. (Whereupon, at 12 o'clock noon, the committee adjourned until to-morrow, Thursday, February 10, 1916, at 10 o'clock am) LEASING OF OIL LANDS.

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