Washington : Government Printing Office
Whereas, pursuant to the authority contained in the act of Congress approved May 29, 1908 (35 Stat. 460-463), the Townsite of Timber Lake was established within the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota, and
Whereas, lots 1 and 6, Block 5, Townsite of Timber Lake, are desired by the Indians and do not appear to be in public demand, and
Whereas, the Tribal Council and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs have recommended restoration of the lots involved to tribal ownership:
Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by sections 3 and 7 of the act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 984; 25 U.S.C. 463 (a)), I hereby find that the restoration to tribal ownership of lots 1 and 6, Block 5, Townsite of Timber Lake, South Dakota, will be in the public interest and the said lands are hereby restored to tribal ownership for the use and benefit of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota, and are added to and made a part of the existing reservation, subject to any valid existing rights.
Acting Secretary of the Interior.