Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1929.
|Chap. 140||Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Indian Reservations, N. Dak. and S. Dak.
Extension of time allowed for payments on lands in former.
41 Stat., 1446; ante, 324.
|Chap. 140||Further extensions if unable to make payments.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That any homestead entryman or purchaser of Government lands within the former Cheyenne River and Standing Rock Indian Reservations in North Dakota and South Dakota who is unable to make payment of purchase money due under his entry or contract of purchase as required by existing law or regulations, on application duly verified showing that he is unable to make payment as required, shall be granted an extension to the 1923 anniversary of the date of his entry or contract of purchase upon payment of interest in advance at the rate of 5 per centum per annum on the amounts due from the maturity thereof to the said anniversary; and if at the expiration of the extended period the entrymen or purchaser is still unable to make the payment he may, upon the same terms and conditions, in the discretion of the Secretary of the Interior, be granted such further extensions of time, not exceeding a period of three years, as the facts warrant.
Approved, April 25, 1922.