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2028 ‘ PROCLAMATIONS. Nos. 39, 40. (19) East; thence southerly along said surveyed and unsurveyed range line to the south-west corner of ownship seven (7) South, Range nineteen (19) East; thence easterly to the north—west corner of Township eight (8) South, Range twenty (20) East; thence southerly to the southwest corner of said township; thence easterly to the south-east corner of said township; thence southerly along the range line to its inter- · section with the boundary line between the States of Montana and W oming, the place of beginning. L¤¤"¤ °¤°°P*°°· Lxceptin from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered b any lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States Land O ce, or uplon which any valid settlement as been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired: Provided, that this exception shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler or cla1mant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, filing or settlement was made. ¤e§n°g·;Q'°d mlm **3** Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make settle- ` ment upon the lands reserved b this pfoclamation. “3*,$§gr‘gg“’°k“ F°" The reservation hereby established s all be known as The Absaroka ` Forest Reserve. 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 4th day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and two, and [sun.] of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-seventh. _ Tunonomu Roosmvnxzr By the President: Anvmr A. Aman Acting Secretary of State. [No. 40.] °°*°'°°’ “°·*°°"— Br mn Pansinnur or run Umrnn Sums or Amnmca. A PROCLAMATION. "'°°“""°· According to the yearl custom of our le it falls u n the Precsidient at this season toyappoint a day of llgsilival and thanklsogiving to o . Over a century and a quarter has passed since this country took its place among the nations of the earth, and during that time we have d on the whole more to be thankful for than has fallen to the lot of any other people. Generation after generation has grown to manhood and passedaway Each has had to bear its peculiar burdens, each to face its specia crises, and each has known years of grim trial, when the country was menaced by malice domestic or foreign levy when the hand of the Lord was heavy upon it in drouth or iiood of pestilence, when in bodily distress and anguish of soul it paid the peualty of folly and a froward heart. Nevertheless, decade by decade we have struggled onward and upward; we now abundantly enjoy material well- ing, and under the favor of the Most High we are striving earnestly to achieve moral and spiritual uplifting. The year that has just closed has been one of peace and of overflowing plenty. Rarely has any people enjoyed glreater prosperit than we are now enjoying. For this we render eartfelt and solemn thanks to the G1ver of Good; and we seek to praise Him not by words only but by