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applicable in the case of Mrs. Aideh Kobler, and she shall be considered to be accompanying her spouse within the meaning of section 202(a) (2) of the said Act if she files an application for a visa within six months from the date of the enactment of this Act.

Approved September 6, 1961.

Private Law 87-181

AN ACT
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to sell reserved phosphate interests of

the United States in lands located in the State of Florida to the record owners
of the surface thereof.

September 6, 1961

(H. R. 2898)

Polk County, Florida,

Phosphate inter

Conveyance.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to convey, sell, and quitclaim all phosphate interests now owned by the United States in and to the ests. hereinafter described lands to the present record owner or owners of the surface rights thereof: The southeast quarter of the northwest quarter and the southeast quarter of the southwest quarter of section 11; the south half of the southwest quarter and the north half of the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section 12; the east half of the southwest quarter and the northwest quarter of the southeast quarter of section 1; all in township 32 south, range 27 east; and the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of section 36, township 31 south, range 27 east, all in Polk County, Florida.

Sec. 2. In the event that the Secretary of the Interior determines that the lands described in the first section are not prospectively valuable for phosphate, he shall convey the reserved phosphate interests to the present record owner or owners of the surface rights upon the payment of a sum of $200 to reimburse the United States for the administrative costs of the conveyance; otherwise, the phosphate interests shall be sold to the record owner or owners of the surface rights upon the payment of a sum equal to $200 plus the fair market value of the phosphate interests as determined by the Secretary after taking into consideration such appraisals as he deems necessary.

SEC. 3. Proceeds from the sale made hereunder shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts.

Approved September 6, 1961.

Private Law 87-182

AN ACT
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to sell reserved phosphate interests

of the United States in lands located in the State of Florida to the record
owners of the surface thereof.

September 6, 1961

(H. R. 3526]

Sarasota County, Florida.

Phosphate inter

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed to convey, sell, and quitclaim all phosphate interests now owned by the United States in estş, and to the hereinafter described lands to the present record owner or owners of the surface rights thereof:

East half of the northwest quarter, of section 25, township 38 south, range 19 east, Sarasota County, Florida.

SEC. 2. In the event that the Secretary determines that the lands described in section 1 are not prospectively valuable for phosphate, he shall convey the reserved phosphate interests to the present record owner or owners of the surface rights upon the payment of a sum of $200 to reimburse the United States for the administrative costs of the conveyance; otherwise, the phosphate interests shall be sold to the record owner or owners of the surface rights upon the payment of a sum equal to $200 plus the fair market value of the phosphate interests as determined by the Secretary after taking into consideration such appraisals as he deems necessary.

Sec. 3. Proceeds from the sale made hereunder shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts. Approved September 6, 1961.

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Private Law 87-183

AN ACT

September 6, 1961

(H. R. 3596]

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain lands to Purvis C.

Vickers, Robert I. Vickers, and Joseph M. Vickers, a copartnership doing business as Vickers Brothers.

ers.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Vickers Broth. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Conveyance. of the Interior is hereby authorized and directed to convey to Purvis

C. Vickers, Robert I. Vickers, and Joseph M. Vickers, a copartnership doing business as Vickers Brothers, all the right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a tract of land south of the town of Lake City known as tract 42 in township 43 north, range 4 west of the New Mexico principal meridian, Colorado, containing 157.07 acres of land as more specifically shown and described on a plat on file in the Office of the Director, Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior, Washington, District of Columbia, entitled “Metes and bounds survey of tract 42 of land containing 157.07 acres of land prepared to describe a tract containing the improvements of Vickers Brothers, being the area involved in S. 724, Eighty-seventh Congress, and H.R. 3596, Eighty-seventh Congress, Bureau of Land Management, Washington, District of Columbia, August 4, 1961", and certified by C. E. Remington, Chief, Division of Engineering, on behalf of the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, subject, however, to reservations for public use of the bed and a ten-foot strip of upland along the banks of the Lake Fork of the Gunnison River extending from the south boundary of this tract of land to the line crossing the river at the westerly extension of the southeasterly boundary of the Sulphuret lode, mineral survey numbered 589; reserving further the following rights-of-way for public access, a strip of land 10 feet on either side of the section line between sections 9 and 10 extending from State Highway Numbered 149 to the river and a strip of land 20 feet in width adjoining the line between angle points 9 and 10 and extending from State Highway Numbered 149 to the river.

Sec. 2. The conveyance authorized by this Act shall be made upon payment of a sum equal to the costs of appraisal, the cost of survey based upon which the plat referred to in section 1 was prepared, and the fair market value of the land, exclusive of any value added by improvements to the lands made by the Vickers Brothers or their predecessors in interest as determined by the Secretary of the Interior by contract appraisal, or otherwise, after taking into consideration reservations, conditions, and limitations contained in the conveyance.

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SEC. 3. Any conveyance made pursuant to section 1 of this Act shall contain the provisions, reservations, conditions, and limitations of section 24, Federal Power Act, June 10, 1920 (41 Stat. 1075) as amended by the Act of August 26, 1935 (49 Stat. 846; 16 U.S.C. 818).

Sec. 4. The execution of the conveyance directed by section 1 of this Act shall not relieve any occupants of those lands of any liability, existing on the date of that conveyance, to the United States for unauthorized use of the conveyed lands.

Approved September 6, 1961.

Private Law 87-184

AN ACT
For the relief of the U.S. Display Corporation.

September 6, 1961

(H. R. 5179]

U. S. Display Corp.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Comptroller General of the United States be, and he hereby is, authorized and directed to settle and adjust the claim of the U.S. Display Corporation on account of damages sustained in the performance of contract No. DA-30–280–52–QM-27563 dated May 23, 1952, with the Department of the Army and to allow in full and final settlement of the claim the sum of not to exceed $50,000. There is hereby appropriated the sum of $50,000 for payment of said claim: Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to, or received by, any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved September 6, 1961.

Private Law 87-185

AN ACT
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to sell reserved phosphate interests

of the United States in lands located in Highlands County in the State of
Florida to the record owners of the surface thereof.

September 6, 1961

(H. R. 6102]

County, Florida.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary Highlands of the Interior is authorized and directed to convey, sell, and quitclaim Phosphate interall phosphate interests now owned by the United States in and to the ests,

Conveyance. hereinafter described lands to the present record owner or owners of the surface rights thereof:

That part of southeast quarter of southeast quarter of section 20, township 37 south, range 30 east, lying west of State Highway 25, also commencing at a point on the south boundary of section 21, township 37 south, range 30 east 293.74 feet south 89 degrees 49 minutes east from the southwest corner thereof, said point being in the northeasterly right-of-way line of State road numbered 25, run thence north 28 degrees 52 minutes west following the northeasterly right-of-way line of State road numbered 25 a distance of 846.3 feet to point of beginning;

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Thence run south 89 degrees 49 minutes east to the west boundary line of section 21; run thence north a distance of 100 feet along the west boundary line of section 21; run thence north 89 degrees 21 minutes west à distance of 147.32 feet to the northeasterly boundary line of said State road numbered 25; run thence southeasterly along the northeasterly boundary line of State road numbered 25 to point of beginning, all in Highlands County, Florida.

SEC. 2. In the event that the Secretary of the Interior determines that the lands described in the first section are not prospectively valuable for phosphate, he shall convey the reserved phosphate interests to the present record owner or owners of the surface rights upon the payment of a sum of $200 plus the cost of a supplemental survey to reimburse the United States for the administrative costs of the conveyance; otherwise, the phosphate interests shall be sold to the record owner or owners of the surface rights upon the payment of a sum equal to $200 plus the cost of a supplemental survey and the fair market value of the phosphate interests as determined by the Secretary after taking into consideration such appraisals as he deems necessary.

SEC. 3. Proceeds from the sale made hereunder shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States as miscellaneous receipts.

Approved September 6, 1961.

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Private Law 87-186

AN ACT
For the relief of Earl Gupton.

September 6, 1961

(H. R. 6453)

Earl Gupton.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to pay, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of $2,277.34 to Earl Gupton, in full settlement of all claims against the United States. Such sum represents compensation for injuries sustained as the result of an accident while working in institution laundry on May 11, 1956, while an inmate of the United States prison, Atlanta, Georgia : Provided, That no part of the amount appropriated in this Act in excess of 10 per centum thereof shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with this claim, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved September 6, 1961.

September 8, 1961

(H. R. 5321)

Private Law 87-187

AN ACT
For the relief of American President Lines, Ltd., Nitto Shosen Co., Ltd., and

Koninklijke Java-China-Paketvaart Lijnen N.V. (Royal Interocean Lines).

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the American Prest- United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary dent Lines, Ltdon of the Treasury be, and he is hereby authorized and directed to pay,

out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to
American President Lines, Ltd., 311 California Street, San Francisco,
California, the sum of $2,578.50, in full settlement of all claims against

the United States for damages to the steamship Albion Victory, which occurred on June 14, 1951, at Pusan, Korea; to Nitto Shosen Co., Ltd., Kishimoto Building, 18 Marunouchi 2-Chome, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan, the sum of $5,555.55, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages to the steamship Ritsuei Maru, which occurred on November 5, 1953, at Inchon, Korea; and to Koninklijke Java-China-Paket vaart Lijnen N.V. (Royal Interocean Lines). Prins Hendrikkage 108-114, Amsterdam C., Holland, the sum of $470.20, in full settlement of all claims against the United States for damages to the motorship Tjisadane, which occurred on February 18, 1956, at Naha, Okinawa : Provided, That no part of the amounts appropriated in this Act shall be paid or delivered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services rendered in connection with these claims, and the same shall be unlawful, any contract to the contrary notwithstanding. Any person violating the provisions of this Act shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon his conviction thereof shall be fined in any sum not exceeding $1,000.

Approved September 8, 1961.

Private Law 87-188

AN ACT
For the relief of Amelia Andreoli D'Attorre.

September 13, 1961

(H. R. 1337)

Amelia A. D'Attorre.

8 USC 801 note.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Amelia Andreoli D'Attorre, who lost United States citizenship under the provisions of section 401(e) of the Nationality Act of 1940, may be naturalized by taking prior to one year after the effective date of this Act, before any court referred to in subsection (a) of section 310 of the Immigration and Nationality Act or before any diplomatic or consular officer of the United States abroad, the oaths prescribed by section 337 of the said Act. From and after naturalization under this Act, the said Amelia Andreoli D’Attorre shall have the same citizenship status as that which existed immediately prior to its loss.

Approved September 13, 1961.

66 Stat. 239, 258.

8 USC 1 4 2 1, 1448.

Private Law 87-189

AN ACT
For the relief of Benjamin Schoenfeld.

September 13, 1961

(H. R. 2111)

Benjamin Schoenfeld,

70 Stat. 750.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the limitation on the time within which applications for disability retirement are required to be filed under section 7(b) of the Civil Service Retirement Act (5 U.S.C. 2257(b)) is hereby waived in favor of Benjamin Schoenfeld, New York, New York, a former employee of the Department of the Treasury, and his claim for disability retirement under such Act shall be acted upon under the other applicable provisions of such Act as if his application had been timely filed, if he fles application for such disability retirement within sixty days after the date of enactment of this Act. No benefits shall accrue by reason of the enactment of this Act for any period prior to the date of enactment of this Act.

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