Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 419||Dension and Washita Valley Railroad Company may continue main line to Fort Smith, Ark., and construct branch line through Indian Territory and Oklahoma to Kansas.
1886, c. 601, ante, p. 235.
|Chap. 419||Continuation of main line toward Fort Smith, Ark.|
|Chap. 419||Branch line.|
|Sec. 2||Minimum construction in three years.|
|Sec. 3||Existing law made applicable to main and branch lines, etc.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act entitled An act to authorize the Denison and Washita Valley Railway Company to construct and operate a railway through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes, approved July first, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, be, and the same is hereby, amended as follows:
That said railway company is hereby authorized in the manner, and with the limitations, restrictions, and requirements in said act contained, to continue the railway in said act, authorized from the terminus therein specified, namely: A point of intersection with the projected line of the Saint Louis and San Francisco Railway in the Indian Territory from Fort Smith to Paris, in the State of Texas in a northeasterly direction to Fort Smith, Arkansas, and also to construct, with the same limitations, restrictions, and requirements, a branch line of railway from a point on said main line not exceeding fifty miles from Red River, to be selected by said company, and running thence in a northwesterly direction through the Indian Territory and the country known as Oklahoma to a point on the southern line of the State of Kansas at or about where the same is crossed by the one hundredth meridian, by the most practicable route thereto.
That said railway company shall build at least fifty miles of its railway on its main line, and fifty miles of its railway on its branch line within three years from the passage of this act, and shall
complete both the main and branch lines within two years thereafter, or all the rights therein granted shall be forfeited as to that portion of the main line and branch line not then built.
That said act of July first, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, is hereby continued in force, and made applicable to said railway and branch line in all its provisions, except as herein otherwise provided.
Approved, June 12, 1890.