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3206 _ rnootainvrions, mos. May 2S.1906- BY run Pnnsrnnrrr or THE UNITED Srarns or Amnmca. A PROCLAMATION. Bear River For- IVHEREAS, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of » iiizii ‘%f€.f’§7°* mam Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one,_ $;‘f“‘§§'°;,_ m,3_ entitled, “An act to repeal timber—culture laws, and for other pur- 'iposes ”, “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 wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public roclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof " ; And whereas, the public lands, in the States of Idaho and Utah, which are hereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said lands as a public reservation; _ _ mF§r¢¤Y d 鑤t:§¤V¢» Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United ° ° an 7 States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, 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 States of Idaho and Utah, shown as the Bear River ~ _ Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof; L¤¤d¤ ¤¤¢¤¤*°d· Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation alllands which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by arg lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States Land O ce, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filingof record has not expired: Provided, t‘hat 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, filing or settlement was made. m§;¤;;‘;§f* Mm \Varning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make settle- _ W ment upon the lands reserved by this proclamation. `°" 33* "‘ "’°7‘ Whereas, a portion of the land shown as the Bear River Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof was reserved bv · proclamation of May twentv-ninth, nineteen hundred and three. and designated as “The Logan Forest Reserve " ; mB¤§;8e§;;¢f“§g; And whereas, it appears desirable that the several tracts herehv uagedllolu Dirge or reserved should be known by one name, the title, “The Logan F orest m,m.,,,f’““ °"°’t Reserve " is hereby abolished, and the reservation established by this proclamationshall be known as the Bear River Forest Reserve. N IN IVITNESS WVHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Vlfashington this 28th day of Mav, in _ the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundredi and [SEAL.] six, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirtieth. Trmonoim Roos 1: By the President: El LT ELIHU Roor Secretary of State.