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mission shall receive compensation for his services, but the actual expenses of any member in connection with the work of the Commission may be paid from any appropriations available for the purpost of carrying out the provisions of this Act: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be deemed to prohibit the payment to any member of the Commission who may be elected secretary or treasurer of the Commission of such compensation for the performance of his duties as secretary or treasurer, as may be determined by the Commission. (Feb. 25, 1929, sec. 1, 45 Stat, 1300; Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1627; June 15, 1938, sec. 2, 52 Stat. 694.)

739-7. Same; duties of commission; effect on Department of Agricul. ture. The Commission is authorized

(a) To designate and describe by metes and bounds an area of not more than fifteen hundred acres of the public lands of the United States within the Harney National Forest, State of South Dakota, immediately surrounding the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Upon such designation such area is hereby reserved for and declared to be a part of the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and withdrawn from location or entry under the mining or other laws of the United States. The Commission shall prepare a survey of such area and shall furnish a plat thereof to the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of the Interior, and the United States land office at Pierre, South Dakota: Provided, That this Act shall not defeat or affect any vested right under the mining or other laws of the United States and which is hereafter maintained in accordance therewith.

(b) To receive and take over all property, contracts, rights, and moneys heretofore possessed by the Mount Harney Memorial Association, including memoranda, records, sketches, models, and the incompleted figures on Mount Rushmore.

(c) To administer funds appropriated, or obtained by gifts, the acceptance of which is hereby authorized, for the purpose of completing, developing, and maintaining the memorial, and to pay out the same upon properly receipted vouchers to persons entitled there. to.

(d) To employ, without regard to the civil-service laws and the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, such artists, sculptors, landscape architects, and other employees as it shall 'determine to be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act.

(e) To administer, protect, and develop the memorial.

(f) To exercise such other powers and functions, including the promulgation of such rules and regulations, as may be necessary and proper to carry out the purposes of this Act. (Feb. 25, 1929, sec. 4, 45 Stat. 1300; Mar. 4, 1929, 45 Stat. 1627; June 15, 1938, sec. 2, 52 Stat. 694.)

739–8. Secretary of the Interior authorized to encourage travel in United States.—That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed, through the National Park Service, to encourage, promote, and develop travel within the United States, its Territories and possessions, providing such activities do not compete with the activities of private agencies; and to administer all existing travel promotion functions of the Department of the Interior through such Service. (July 19, 1940, sec. 1, 54 Stat. 773.)

739-9. Same; advising Committee to include representative from Department of Agriculture.— The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to create an advisory committee to consist of a representative from each of the Departments of State, Agriculture, and Commerce, the Interstate Commerce Commission, the Civil Aeronautics Authority, and the United States Maritime Commission, as may be designated by such Departments or agencies, respectively, and such additional members, representatives of the various sections of the Nation, including transportation and accommodations agencies, not to exceed six members, to be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior to serve at his pleasure. Meetings of the committee shall be held at the request of the Secretary for the purpose of making recommendations concerning the promotion of tourist travel under the provisions of this Act. The members of the committee shall receive no compensation for their services as members, but shall be entitled to reimbursement for such necessary travel and other expenses in connection with their attendance at committee meetings as may be authorized or approved by the Secretary. (July 19, 1940, sec. 3, 54 Stat. 773.)

THE NATIONAL FORESTS

942a. Evaluation of receipts from sale of forest products.—Provided further, That in sales of logs, ties, poles, posts, cordwood, pulpwood, and other forest products the amounts made available for schools and roads by the Act of May 23, 1908 (16 U. S. C. 500), and the Act of March 4, 1913 (16 U. S. Č. 501), shall be based upon the stumpage value of the timber. (June 30, 1939, Title I, 53 Stat. 956; 16 U. S. Č., sec. 501a.)

1027-1. Additional lands within State of Montana.--That the Presi. dent of the United States is authorized, in his discretion, to add to existing national forests, or to include within new national forests, by proclamation or Executive order, any unappropriated public lands of the United States situated in the State of Montana which, in his opinion, are chiefly valuable for the production of timber or the protection of watersheds: Provided, That the inclusion of such lands within a national forest shall be subject to any claim, entry, or appropriation under the public land laws then valid and subsisting and thereafter legally maintained. (July 20, 1939, sec. 1, 53 Stat. 1071; 16 U. S. C., sec. 471b.)

1027-2. Lincoln National Forest; mining rights.—That hereafter mining locations made under the United States mining laws upon lands within the watershed of the headwaters of the Bonito River in the Lincoln National Forest within the State of New Mexico, specifically described as those certain pieces or parcels of land situate, Tying, and being in the county of Lincoln, State of New Mexico, described as follows:

The east half east half section 12, east half east half section 13, east half northeast quarter section 24, township 10 south, range 10 east, New Mexico principal meridian; southeast quarter section 25, southwest quarter section 26, south half section 27, southeast quarter and south half southwest quarter section 28, southeast quarter section 31, and all of sections 32, 33, 34, 35, and 36, township 9 south, range 11

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east, New Mexico principal meridian; all of sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, and 29, north half section 19, north half and southwest quarter section 24, northwest quarter section 26, north half northeast quarter section 32, and north half north half section 33, township 10 south, range 11, east, New Mexico principal meridian; southwest quarter section 25, south half of fractional section 26, all of fractional section 35, and all of section 36, township. 9 south, range 12 east, New Mexico principal meridian; all of section 1, all of fractional section 2, all of fractional section 11, all of section 12, all of section 13, all of fractional section 14, north half of fractional section 23, and north half section 24, township 10 south, range 12 east, New Mexico principal meridian; having an area of approximately thirty-nine and three hundred and seventy-six one-thousandths square miles, shall confer on the locator the right to occupy and use only so much of the surface of the land covered by the location as may be reasonably necessary to carry on prospecting and mining, including the taking of mineral deposits and timber required by or in the mining operations, and no permit shall be required or charge made for such use or occupancy: Provided, however, That the cutting and removal of timber, except where clearing is necessary in connection with mining operations or to provide space for buildings or structures used in connection with mining operations, shall be conducted in accordance with the rules for timber cutting on adjoining national-forest land, and no use of the surface of the claim or the resources therefrom not reasonably required for carrying on mining and prospecting shall be allowed except under the national-forest rules and regulations, nor shall the locator prevent or obstruct other occupancy of the surface or use of surface resources under authority of national-forest regulations, or permits issued thereunder, if such occupancy or use is not in conflict with mineral development. (June 13, 1939, sec. 1, 53 Stat. 817; 16 U. S. C., sec. 482e.)

1027-3. Same; patents.—That hereafter all patents issued under the United States mining laws affecting lands within the watershed of headwaters of the Bonito River in the Lincoln Forest, in the State of New Mexico, shall convey title to the mineral deposits within the claim, together with the right to cut and remove so much of the mature timber therefrom as may be needed in extracting and removing the mineral deposits, if the timber is removed in accordance with the rules for timber cutting on adjoining national-forest land, but each patent shall reserve to the United States all title in or to the surface of the lands and products thereof, and no use of the surface of the claim or the resources therefrom not reasonably required for carrying on mining or prospecting shall be allowed except under the rules and regulations of the Department of Agriculture. (June 13,

( 1939, sec. 2, 53 Stat. 818; 16 U. S. C., sec. 482f.)

1027–4. Same; perfection of claims.—That valid mining claims within the watershed of the headwaters of the Bonito River in the Lincoln National Forest, within the State of New Mexico, as above described existing on the date of the enactment of this Act and thereafter maintained in compliance with the law under which they were initiated and the laws of the State of New Mexico may be perfected under this Act or under the laws under which they were

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initiated, as the claimant may desire. (June 13, 1939, sec. 3, 53 Stat. 818; 16 U. S. C., sec. 482g.)

1027-5. Same; lands adjacent to Chelan National Forest.—That the provisions of the Act of Congress approved March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. 465; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 485), be, and the same are hereby, extended and made applicable to any lands within four miles of the present boundaries of the Chelan National Forest. Lands conveyed to the United States under this Act shall, upon acceptance of title, become parts of the Chelan National Forest and subject to all laws relating thereto. Any lands in public ownership lying within the area described in this Act and found to be valuable for national-forest purposes may, upon recommendation of the Secretaries of Agriculture and of the Interior, be added to the Chelan National Forest by proclamation of the President: Provided, however, That nothing contained herein shall affect prior valid existing claims or entries or prior existing withdrawals or reservations. (Aug. 2, 1935, 49 Stat. 508; 16 U. S. C., sec. 485a.)

1027-6. Exchange of lands in national forests; reservations of timber, minerals, or easements.-That the provisions of section 2 of the Act of Congress approved February 28, 1925 (43 Stat. 1090; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 486), authorizing reservations by either party to an exchange under the Act of Congress approved March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. 465; U. S. C., title 16, sec. 485), are hereby extended and made applicable to exchanges of lands under the Acts of Congress approved February 14, 1923 (42 Stat. 1245), and February 7, 1929 (45 Stat. 1154), which authorize the United States to acquire privately owned lands situated within certain townships in the Lincoln National Forest in the State of New Mexico by exchanging therefor an equal value of unreserved and unappropriated public lands within said State. (June 25, 1935, 49 Stat. 422; 16 U.S.C., sec. 486 note.)

1027–7. Lands eligible for addition to Úmatilla and Whitman National Forests.- That within the following-described boundaries, any lands not in Government ownership which are found by the Secretary of Agriculture to be chiefly valuable for national-forest purposes may be offered in exchange under the provisions of the Act of March 20, 1922 (42 Stat. 465), as amended by the Act of February 28, 1925 (43 Stat. 1090; U. S. C., 1934 ed., title 16, secs. 485, 486), upon notice as therein provided, and upon acceptance of title, shall become parts of the Umatilla or Whitman National Forests to wit:

Sections 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, and 36; the south half, the northeast quarter, the north half northwest quarter and the southwest quarter northwest quarter of section 27; the north half, the southeast quarter, the north half southwest quarter and the southeast quarter southwest quarter of section 35, township 2 south, range 37 east, Willamette meridian.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, and 30; the west half, the south half southeast quarter, the north half northeast quarter, and the southeast quarter northeast quarter section 7; the east half, the northwest quarter, the east half southwest quarter, and the southwest quarter southwest quarter section 8, township 3 south, range 37 east, Willamette meridian.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24; the north' hálf, the southeast quarter, the north half

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southwest quarter, and the southwest quarter southwest quarter section 21; the south half, the northwest quarter, the north half northeast quarter, and the southwest quarter northeast quarter section 30, township 3 south, range 36 east, Willamette meridian.

Sections 22, 27, 28, 29, 32, 33, 34, 35, and 36; the west half, south half southeast quarter, north half northeast quarter, and southeast quarter northeast quarter section 23; the east half, the southwest quarter, the south half northwest quarter, and the northeast quarter northwest quarter section 24; the north half, the southeast quarter, the north half south west quarter, and the southwest quarter southwest quarter section 25; the north half, the southwest quarter, the west half southeast quarter, and the southeast quarter southeast quarter section 26, township 3 south, range 35 east, Willamette meridian.

Sections 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, and 22; the north half, the southeast quarter, the west half southwest quarter, and the southeast quarter southwest quarter section 4; the north half, the southwest quarter, the north half southeast quarter, and the southwest quarter southeast quarter section 17; the west half, the southeast quarter, the north half northeast quarter, and the southeast quarter northeast quarter section 23, township 4 south, range 35 east, Willamette meridian. (June 19, 1936, 49 Stat. 1534; 16 U.S. C., sec. 4861.)

1027-8. Lands added to Columbia National Forest. That, subject to any valid existing claim or entry, all lands of the United States within the areas hereinafter described be, and the same are hereby, added to and made parts of the Columbia National Forest, in the State of Washington, to be hereinafter administered under the laws and regulations relating to the national forests; and the provisions of the Act approved March 20, 1922 (U. S. C., title 16, secs. 486, 487), as amended, are hereby extended and made applicable to all other lands within the said described area.

Sections 1 to 3, inclusive, and 11 and 12, township 2 north, range 4 east;

sections 1 to 3, inclusive, 6 to 8, inclusive, and 10 to 36, inclusive, township 3 north, range 4 east; sections 1 to 28, inclusive, 34 to 36, inclusive, township 4 north, range 4 east; all of township 5 north, range 4 east; sections 1, 2, 11 to 15, inclusive, 22 to 27, inclusive, and 33 to 36, inclusive, township 6 north, range 4 east; sections 4 to 9, inclusive, 16 to 21, inclusive, 28 to 33, inclusive, township 6 north, range 5 east, all in the State of Washington, Willamette meridian. (Aug. 12, 1937, 50 Stat. 622; 16 U.S. C., sec. 486m.)

1027-9. Lands added to Black Hills National Forest. That subject to all valid existing claims, entries, and leases, all of the lands of the United States within the following-described area are hereby added to and made a part of the Black Hills National Forest in the State of Wyoming, and such lands shall hereafter be administered under the laws and regulations relating to the national forests:

BEAR LODGE UNIT, SIXTH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN Township 55 north, range 63 west: Sections 5 to 9, inclusive, 16 to 21, inclusive, 28 to 34, inclusive, and west half section 4, west half section 27.

Township 54, north, range 63 west: Sections 4 to 9, inclusive, 17, 18, 19, 28 to 32, inclusive, west half section 3; north half northeast

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