Concerning Land Titles of the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma: Hearings...on H.R. 1200, H.R. 1197, and H.R. 1199...

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Page 79 - If any provision of this act, or the application of such provision to any person or circumstances shall be held invalid, the remainder of the act, and the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.
Page 81 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Lnited States of America in Congress assembled, That...
Page 46 - Provided, That where the entire interest in any tract of restricted and tax-exempt land belonging to members of the Five Civilized Tribes is acquired by inheritance, devise, gift, or purchase, with restricted funds, by or for restricted Indians, such lands shall remain restricted and . tax-exempt during the life of and as long as held by such restricted Indians, but not longer than April 26, 1956, unless the restrictions are removed in the meantime in the manner provided by law...
Page 41 - Persons who not only have an interest in the controversy, but an interest of such a nature that a final decree cannot be made without either affecting that interest, or leaving the controversy in such a condition that its final termination may be wholly inconsistent with equity and good conscience.
Page 44 - In our opinion, the combination described in the declaration is a combination " in restraint of trade or commerce among the several States," in the sense in which those words are used in the act, and the action can be maintained accordingly.
Page 83 - Budget and, therefore, no commitment can be made concerning the relationship of the views expressed herein to the program of the President. Sincerely yours, ORME LEWIS, Assistant Secretary of the Interior.
Page 42 - The Indians are not here seeking to establish any power or capacity in themselves to dispose of the lands, but only to prevent a threatened disposal by administrative officers in disregard of their full ownership. Of their capacity to maintain such a suit, we entertain no doubt. The existing wardship is not an obstacle, as is shown by repeated decisions of this Court, of which Lone Wolf v. Hitchcock, 187 US 553 is an illustration.
Page 23 - We will now adjourn until to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock. (Thereupon, at 12 o'clock noon, the committee adjourned...
Page 29 - That the death of any allottee of the Five Civilized Tribes shall operate to remove all restrictions upon the alienation of said allottee's land : Provided, That no conveyance of any interest of any fullblood Indian heir in such land shall be valid unless approved by the court having jurisdiction of the settlement of the estate of said deceased allottee...
Page 4 - That the persons and property of minor allottees of the Five Civilized Tribes shall, except as otherwise specifically provided by law, be subject to the jurisdiction of the probate courts of the State of Oklahoma.

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