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3194 ~ PROCLAMATIONS, 1906. · time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having_public land 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 publ1c proclamatim? declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereo ”; ` And whereas, the public lands, in the State of Nebraska, which are hereinafter indicated-: are in part covered with timber, and it appears 4 that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said ands . as a public reservation; _ . vggafggjm 1‘¢¤¢1‘*’°· Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United i States of America, by virtue of the ower in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Cidngress, do proclaim that there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public · Reservation, for the use and benefit of the people, all the tracts of land, in the State of Nebraska, shown as the North Platte Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a art hereof; I·¤¤¤¤¢1=¢¤P*¤r Exceptin from the force and egect of thisproclamation all lands which may Iiave been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by an lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States Land Oihce, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired: Provided, that this S exception shall not continue to ap ly to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler, or clilaimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, filing, or settlement was made. “t1;,•;j¤·;;{¢¤ f¤>1¤ Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make ` » settlement u n the lands reserved by this proclamation. · IN WITl¥l)ESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aflixed. Done at the City of \Vashington this 10th day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and [SEAL'] six, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirtieth. Trmooomz Roosnvmzr ‘ By the President ELmU oo·r Secretary of S tate. Much 15.1906- By rm: Prmsrmmr or rim Umran Srarms or Amamoa. A PROCLAMATION. Fo§Qs‘;° }{ggg§_¤j';§ XVHEREAS, it is providedbcy section twenty-four of the Act of Oregon. Congress. approved March thir , eighteen hundred and ninety-one, gafgzblg-1103 entitled, "An act to repeal timbenculture laws, and for other purpogg, I§_ é3()2_poses," “That the President of the United States mav, 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 wholly or in part coverec 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 VOL D- wm- limits thereof under which provision. The Baker City Forest Reserve. in the State of Oregon, was established by proclamation of February fifth. nineteen hundred and four; v°1·3°·P·36· ~ And whereas, it is further provided by the Act of Congress. approved .Iune_ fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven. entitled, ‘:\n act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the G0v—