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PROCLAMATION S. Nos. 43, 44. 1063 South, to the south—east corner of Township eight (8) South, Range Forest reservation, thirty-one (31) East; thence northerly along the surveyed and unsur- °““f°"“"· veyed range line between Ranges thirty-one (31) and thirty-two (32) ‘ East, to the north—east corner of Township eight (8) South, range thirty- one (31) East; thence westerly along the township line between Townships seven (7) and eight (8) South, to the southeast corner of Township seven (7) South, Range thirty (30) East: thence northerly along the range line between Ranges thirty (30) and thirty-one (31) East, to the northeast corner of Township Bve (5) South, Range thirty (30) East, the place of beginning. Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands rr-sor mm entries which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal °*°°P*°*‘· entry or covered by any lawful Bling duly of record in the proper United States Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within whichto make entry or Bling of record has not expired; and all mining claims duly located and held according to the laws of the United States and the rules and regulations not in conflict therewith; Provided that this exception shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler or claimant continues . to comply with the law under which the entry, Bling, settlement or location was made. Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to enter or make uR¤¤¤:*•>d f¤>¤¤ we settlement upon the tract of land reserved by this proclamation. °'"°° ' In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aiiixed. Done at the City of Washington, this fourteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and [SEAL.] ninety-three, and of the Independence of the United States . the one hundred and seventeenth. BENJ Hxnmsorz By the President: J om: W. Fosrmz, Secretary of State. [No. 44.] BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AM'ERICA. pci, 20, mr A PROCLAMATION. Whereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Con- Preamgplo. H 3 gress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "°‘· 2 ·¥‘· ° · “An act to repeal timber culture laws, and for other purposes," “That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public lands bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof;" _ And Whereas, the public lands in the State of Washington, within the limits hereinatter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart and reserving said lands as a public reservation. _ _ Now, Therefore, I, Benjamin Harrison, President of the United wrt:,; rzwmnou. States, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of "·’ gm · the aforesaid Act of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaun that there is hereby reserved irom entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation, all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of