Executive Order 1389


  1. It is hereby ordered that Section 32, the west half of Section 33, and so much of the southeast quarter of Section 33 as lies to the northwest of the Niobrara River, all in Township 34 North, Range 27 West, 6th Principal Meridian, and forming a part of the Military Reservation of Fort Niobrara, in Cherry County, Nebraska, having become useless for military purposes, are hereby temporarily withdrawn from reservation for military purposes, and from settlement, location, sale or entry, under authority of the Act of Congress approved June 25, 1910 (Public No. 303; 36 Stat. L., 847), and reserved for the purposes of an experimental farm—the area of the tract so withdrawn and reserved being, approximately 1093.50 acres.
  2. It is further ordered that the Military Reservation of Fort Niobrara, Nebraska, as reserved by Executive Order dated December 10, 1879; enlarged by Executive Order dated dated June 6, 1881; modified by Executive Order dated April 29, 1884, reduced by Executive Order dated May 7, 1896, and enlarged by Executive Order dated June 22, 1904, having become useless for military purposes, the same, excepting the tract reserved by Paragraph I of this Order, is hereby placed under the control of the Secretary of the Interior, under authority of the Act of Congress of July 5, 1884 (23 Stat. L., 103), for disposition as provided therein, or as may be otherwise provided by law.
Signature of William Howard Taft
Wm. H. Taft.

The White House,

August 1, 1911.


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