Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.
|Chap. 71||Time extended for construction of Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway.
Ante, p. 440.
|Chap. 71||Provisos. Construction within one year.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the time for the construction of that portion of the railway of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company, a corporation organized and existing under and by virtue of the laws of the States of Illinois and Iowa, which said railway company, by virtue of an Act approved February
twenty-seventh, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, entitled An Act to grant to the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company right of way through the Indian Territory, and for other purposes, was authorized to construct, shall be extended for a period of three years from the first day of April, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for such purposes said railway company shall have the right to take and occupy the right of way and depot grounds heretofore granted to it by said Act: Provided, That said company shall build at least fifty miles of its railway in said Territory within one year after the passage of this Act: And provided further, That the right of way granted for stations be limited in length to two thousand feet for each station.
Approved, March 17, 1898.