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3088PROCLAMATIONS, 1905. Ju1ie12,1905. BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AJIERICA. A PROCLAMATION. ,,S2V§§§§$§§?'§V§§§j `YVHEREAS, The `Washington Forest Reserve, in the State of {j;•i=¤¤égl€·p 90·4_ lllashington, was established by proclamation dated February twenty— veg. ?i2,é1.i19é9. ’ second, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, under and by virtue of },g;·,2ljl’g,,§g$3‘ section twenty-four of the Act of Congress, approved Maynclrthird, ii eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled ‘*An act to repeal timberculture laws, and for other purposes", which provides, “That the » President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wh-olly or in part covered with timebr or underkrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reser- . vations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof "; V<>1·30.1>-36- And whereas, it is further provided by the Act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled, "An _ act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for ther fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes ”, that " the President is hereby authorized at any time to modify any Executive order that has been or may hereafter be made establishing any forest reserve, and by such modification may reduce the area or change the boundary lines of such reserve, or may vacate altogether any order creating such reserve "; under which provision, the boundary lines of the said V°l· 32· P- 1969- forest reserve were changed and reduced by proclamation dated April third, nineteen hundred and one; . And whereas, it appears that the public good would be promoted by further releasing and excluding certain lands from the said forest reserve, and by including therein certain additional lands which are in part covered with timber; moigggdfvrther Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United ' States, by virtue of the power in me vested by the aforesaid act of ‘ Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, do hereby make known and proclaim that the boundary lines of the aforesaid lVashington Forest Reserve are hereby further niodihed so as to read as follows: D¤¤¤¤‘i¤¤¤¤- Beginning at the point where the range line between Ranges six (G) and seven (7) last, Willamette Meridian. \Vashington, intersects the international boundary line between the United States of America and the British Possessions; thence easterly along said international boundary line to the point of intersection with the range line between Ranges twenty-four (24) and twenty-five (25) East; thence southerly, allowing for the proper offset on the Ninth (9th) Standard Parallel North, to the south-east corner of Section twelve (12), Township thirty-six (36) North, Range twenty-four (24) East; thence westerly to the north—west corner of Section sixteen (16) , said township; thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section twenty (20), said township: thence westerly to the north— west corner of Section thirty 30), Said township: thence southerly to the south-west COI'I1€1' of Township thirty-five (35) North, Range twenty-four (Q4) East: thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section three (3), Township thiI`lY·fO\ll‘ (34) North, Range twenty- four (Q4) East: thence southerly to the south·west corner of section eleven 11), said township: thence easterly to the north-east corner of Section thirteen (13). said township: thence southerly to the south-east corner of Section twenty-four (24), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of the north-east quarter of Section