Oil-shale Lands: Hearings Before the Committee on Public Lands and Surveys, United States Senate, Seventy-first Congress, Third Session, on S. Res. 379, Resolution Authorizing the Committee on Public Lands and Surveys to Inquire Into the Charges Made by a Former Government Employee in Relation to the Disposition and Alienation of Oil-shale Lands of the United States

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Page 318 - Whereof, The said party of the first part has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.
Page 94 - Where minerals have been found and the evidence is of such a character that a person of ordinary prudence would be justified in the further expenditure of his labor and means, with a reasonable prospect of success, in developing a valuable mine, the requirements of the statute have been met.
Page 192 - I hereby certify that the annexed copy of patent is a true and literal exemplification from the record in this office. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name and caused the seal of this office to be affixed, at the city of Washington, on the day and year above written. (SEAL) John O'Connell, Acting Recorder of the General Land Office.
Page 159 - Wyoming," approved August 1, 1912 (Thirty-seventh Statutes at Large, page 1346), shall be subject to disposition only in the form and manner provided in this act, except as to valid claims existent at date of passage of this act and thereafter maintained in compliance with the laws under which initiated, which claims may be perfected under such laws, including discovery.
Page 99 - ... no location of a mining claim shall be made until the discovery of the vein or lode within the limits of the claim located.
Page 2 - The expenses of said investigation shall be paid from the contingent fund of the Senate on vouchers of the committee or subcommittee, signed by the chairman and approved by the Committee to Adult and Control the Contingent Expenses of the Senate.
Page 217 - Washington, DC The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 10 o'clock am, in the committee room, Capitol, Hon.
Page 90 - ... The burden of proof is therefore upon the mineral claimant, and he must show, not that neighboring or adjoining lands are mineral in character, or that that in dispute may hereafter by possibility develop minerals in such quantity as will establish its mineral rather than its agricultural character, but that, as a present fact, it is mineral in character; and this must appear from actual production of mineral...
Page 333 - The honorable the SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR. MY DEAR MR. SECRETARY: I have...
Page 33 - SEC. 2. That for such purposes, including the making of necessary surveys and plans, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following sums, to be available...

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