Washington : Government Printing Office
By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by section 4 of the Act of March 3, 1927 (44 Stat. 1347; 25 U.S.C. 398d), and in section 24 of the Federal Power Act of June 10, 1920 (41 Stat. 1075; 16 U.S.C. 818), as amended, it is ordered as follows:
1. The Departmental order of June 29, 1957, withdrawing lands in aid of legislation to add such lands to the Navajo Indian Reservation is hereby revoked so far as it affects the following described lands:
T. 40 S., R. 23 E.
Sec. 21, S ½.
Containing 320 acres.
2. The following described lands withdrawn in Power Site Classification No. 219, or No. 347, or in Power Site Reserve No. 122, were, wholly or in part, the subject of favorable determinations of the
Federal Power Commission docketed DA—131 and DA—150—Utah:
T. 10 S., R. 22 E.,
Sec. 12, W ½ W ½, that part lying west of Recapture Creek;
Sec. 13, W ½ W ½, that part lying west of Recapture Creek;
Sec. 14, E ½ SE ¼;
Sec. 19, lot 4, SW ¼ NE ¼, SE ¼ NW ¼, NE ¼ SW ¼, and NW ¼ SE /4;
Sec. 23, E ½ NE ¼ and N ½ SE ¼, those parts lying west of Recapture Creek, and W ½ NE ¼.
T. 40 S., R. 23 E.,
Sec. 21, W ½ SW ¼.
Aggregating about 500 acres.
3. Subject to any existing valid rights and the requirements of applicable law, the public lands are hereby opened to filing of applications, selections and locations in accordance with the following (this opening, so far as if affects the lands described in paragraph 2 being subject to the provisions of section 24 of the Federal Power Act, supra):
a. Until 10:00 a.m. on July 30, 1963, the State of Utah shall have a preferred right to apply to select the lands in accordance with provisions of subsection (c) of section 2 of the Act of August 27, 1958 (72 Stat. 928; 43 U.S.C. 852). During this period the State of Utah shall also have a preferred right of application for the reservation to it or to any of its political subdivisions, of any of the lands described in paragraph 2 of this order which are required as a right-of-way for a public highway or as a source of materials for the construction and maintenance of such highways, as provided by section 24 of the Federal Power Act.
b. All other valid applications and selections under the nonmineral public land laws, presented at or prior to 10:00 a.m. on March 6, 1963, will be considered as simultaneously filed at that hour. Rights under such applications and selections filed after that hour will be governed by the time of filing.
4. Persons claiming preference rights based upon valid settlement, statutory preference, or equitable claims must enclose properly corroborated statements in support of their applications, setting forth all facts relevant to their claims.
5. The lands in T. 40 S., R. 23 E. will be open to location under the United States mining laws beginning at 10:00 a.m. on July 30, 1963. The remaining lands have been open to location. All the lands have been open to application and offers under the mineral leasing laws.
Inquires concerning the lands shall be addressed to the Manager, Land Office, Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake City, Utah.
JOHN A. CARVER, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of the Interior.