Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1913.
|Chap. 316||Siletz Indian Reservation, Oreg. Siletz Power and Manufacturing Company granted right of way through.|
|Chap. 316||Proviso. Condition.|
|Sec. 3||Secretary of the Interior to approve location.|
|Sec. 3||Payment for damages.
36 Stat., 583.
|Sec. 3||Proviso. Bridges required.|
|Sec. 4||Time of construction.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the right of way is hereby granted, as hereinafter set forth, to the Siletz Power and Manufacturing Company, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Oregon, and its successors and assigns, for the construction, operation, and maintenance of a water ditch or canal through the lands of the United States in the Siletz Indian Reservation, in Oregon, beginning at a point on the right bank of the Siletz River, in lot thirteen of section nine, township ten south, range ten west of Willamette meridian; running thence in a northeasterly direction through said section and terminating at a point on the right bank of the Siletz River, in lot thirty of section four, township ten south, range ten west of Willamette meridian: Provided, That no rights hereunder shall attach until the Secretary of the Interior shall have determined to his satisfaction that the interests of the Indians and the public will be promoted thereby.
That the right of way hereby granted shall be fifty feet in width on each side of the central line of such water ditch or canal.
That before the grant of such right of way shall become effective a map showing the definite location of such water ditch or canal must be filed with and approved by the Secretary of the Interior, and the company shall make payment to the Secretary of the Interior for the benefit of the allottees of full compensation for such right of way through their allotments, including all damage to their improvements and lands, and for damage to lands reserved for agency purposes, which compensation shall be determined and paid under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior in such manner as he may prescribe: Provided further, That the Siletz Power and Manufacturing Company, its successors or assigns, where not otherwise provided, shall, at its own expense, construct and maintain sufficient and suitable bridges across the water ditch or canal the right of way for which is hereby granted at the crossing of public roads, and be designated by the county court of the county in which they may be, failing in which the rights herein granted shall be forfeited.
That the rights herein granted shall be forfeited by said corporation unless the water ditch or canal shall be constructed through the said lands within three years from the passage of this act.
That it is hereby expressly provided that Congress may at any time alter, amend, or repeal this act or any part thereof.
Approved, June 22, 1910.