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SEVENTIETH CONGRESS. SESS. II. CHs. 290-292, 298. 1929. 1255
CHAP. 290.-An Act To authorize the purchase by the Secretary of Com- February 21, 1929.
merce of a site, and the construction and equipment of a building thereon, for [S. 550.]
[Public, No. 793.]
use as a constant frequency monitoring radio station, 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 Secretary Radio.
of Commerce be, and he is hereby, authorized to purchase a suitable forSite, etc., authorized
constant frequency
site, provided a suitable site now owned by the Government is not Post, p. 1643.
monitoring station.
available for the purpose, and to contract for the construction thereon
of a building suitable for installation therein of apparatus for use
as a constant frequency monitoring radio station, and for the
construction' of a suitable roadway, power, and communication
facilities, at a cost not to exceed $50,000.
Approved, February 21, 1929.

February 21, 1929.


CHAP. 291.-An Act To amend the Trading with the Enemy Act so as to [S. 5452.]
extend the time within which claims may be filed with the Alien Property [Public, No. 794.]
Custodian.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the


United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection todian. Alien Preperty Cus-
(d) of section 25 of the Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended, ln. ith
is hereby amended by striking out the term "one year" in clause (1) Ante,p. 269, amend
of said subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the term " two years." ed.
Approved, February 21, 1929.

CHAP. 292.-An Act Extending the times for commencing and completing F 21, 1929.
S.er
the construction of a bridge across the Saint Francis River at or near Saint [Public, No. 795.]
Francis, Arkansas.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the


United States of America in Congress assembled, That the times for Time
Saint Francis Rivr.
extended for
commencing and completing the construction of a bridge across the bridging, at Saint Fran-
Saint Francis River at or near Saint Francis, Arkansas, authorized cia, Ark.
to be built by the Saint Louis Southwestern Railway Company by Vol. 4 ,P.10.
the Act of Congress approved February 16, 1924, are hereby extended
one and three years, respectively, from the date of approval hereof.
SEC. 2. The right to alter, amend, or repeal this Act is hereby Amendment.
expressly reserved.
Approved, February 21, 1929.

February 23, 1929.


CHAP. 298.-An Act To equalize the rank of officers in positions of great [H. R. 9961.]
responsibility in the Army and Navy. [Public, No. 796.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the


United States of America in Congress assembled, That hereafter the Army and Navy.
Chief of Staff, Army,
Chief of Staff of the Army, while holding office as such, shall have to have rank of general.
the rank and title of general, and shall receive the pay and allowances Pay, etc.
of a major general, and in addition thereto, the personal money
allowance prescribed by law for the officer of the Navy serving as Chief of Staff and
Chief of Naval Operations. The Chief of Staff of the Army and the Chief of Naval Opera-
Chief of Naval Operations shall take rank between themselves accord- til to rank above all
ing to dates of appointment as such and shall both take rank above othe efce.
all other officers on the active list of the Army and Navy: Provided, Proviso.
That nothing in this Act shall have the effect of changing the relative entCbienkotchanged.
rank of the present Chief of Staff and the present Chief of Naval
Operations.
Approved, February 23, 1929.

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1256 SEVENTIETH CONGRESS. Sxss. II. Cs. 299,300. 1929.
February 23,1929. CHAP. 299.-An Act To extend the benefits of the Hatch Act and the Smith-
[H. i. 13882.] Lever Act to the Territory of Alaska.
[Public, No. 797.]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represeontatives of the


Alckua. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following
Agricultural experi-
ment stations and ex- Acts, to wit, an Act entitled "An Act to establish agricultural experi-
tension work extended . .~ salse
to. ment stations in connection with the colleges established in the
several States under the provisions of an Act approved July 2, 1862,
Vol. 2, p.440. and of the Acts supplementary thereto," approved March 2, 1887,
as amended and supplemented, and known as the Hatch Act; and
vol. 38, p.372. an Act entitled "An Act to provide for cooperative extension work
between the agricultural colleges in the United States receiving
the benefits of an Act of Congress approved July 2, 1862, and of
Acts supplementary thereto, and the United States Department of
Agriculture," approved May 8, 1914, and known as the Smith-Lever
Act, be, and the same are hereby, extended to the Territory of
Prese. Alaska: Provided, That no appropriations shall be made under this
Act until annually estimated as to funds and amounts by the Secre-
tary of Agriculture; the estimates to be based upon his determina-
tion of the ability of the Territory of Alaska to make effective use
of the funds.
Maintenance of two With t
experiment stations. he approval of the Secretary of Agriculture, agricultural
experiment substations, to the number of not more than two, may be
maintained under the provisions of the Hatch Act.
Approved, February 23, 1929.

February 23, 1929.


[H. R. 13692.] CHAP. 300.-An Act Authorizing the Coos (Kowes) Bay, Lower Umpqua
[Public, No. 798.] (Kalawatset), and Siuslaw Tribes of Indians of the State of Oregon to present
their claims to the Court of Claims.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the


UoosaBand Slwo United States of"America in Congress assembled, That jurisdiction
ipa , reg. n is
Claimsatesof, , against
sub-ns hereby conferred on the Court of Claims to hear, examine,
United Stats, sub- adjudicate, and render final judgment in any and all legal and
Claims, equitable claims of the Coos (or Kowes) Bay, Lower Umpqua
(or Kalawatset), and Siuslaw Indian Tribes of the State of Oregon
against the United States arising under or growing out of the
original Indian title, claim, or rights of the said tribes (with
whom no treaty has been made), in, to, or upon the whole or any
part of the lands and their appurtenances occupied by said tribes in
1848 and long prior thereto, and embraced within the following
Description of lands description, to wit:
affected. Beginning at a point of rocks, known as Five Mile Point, in sec-
tion 19, township 27 south of range 14 west of the Willamette meri-
dian, Coos County, Oregon; and running thence north along the
coast of Oregon, to the mouth of a creek, known as Ten Mile Creek,
in section 27, township 15 south, range 12 west, Lane County, Ore-
gon; thence east on the water shed between the waters of the Alsea
and the Siuslaw Rivers to the summit of the Coast Range Mountains
in township 26 south, range 7 west; thence in a southeasterly direc-
tion along the summit of said mountains, the same being the south-
west boundary of the lands ceded by the Calapooia and Willamette
Tribes of Indians to the junction of the Calapooia Range, near the
headwaters of the Siuslaw River, in township 21 south, range 4
west; thence in a westerly direction following the summit of the
ridge between the waters of the Smith and the Umpqua Rivers, the
same being the north boundary of the lands ceded by the Umpqua
and the Calapooia Indians, to a point due north of the head of tide-
water on the Umpqua River; thence south across the Umpqua

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