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PROCLAMATIONS, 1906. - _ . 3217 INAVITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of Wvashington this 25th day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six, [SEAL.] and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirtieth. THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President: ROBERT BAcoN Acting Secretary of State. BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA. ·]““° 25,1906- A PROCLAMATION. XVHEREAS, it is provided by section twenty-four of the act of Fo§‘;‘;tL‘{§§S(Ql§i$§° Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, C8]; bl i entitled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other pur- viiiiui.·1e,°;3 1103. poses,” “That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearin 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 California, 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; Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United Cgiggggta reserve States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section V ` 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 State of California, shown as the San Luis Obispo Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof; Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands Lands excepted. which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful filing duly of record in the pro Ier United States Land Othec, or upon which any valid settlement iias been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to ~ make entry or filing of record has not expired: Proorir/ed. 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, filing, or settlement. was Iuade. \Varning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make Reserved from settlement upon the lands reserved by this proclamation. S"m"m"“t‘ IN IVITNESS IVHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of llrashington this 25th day of June, in A 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. THEODORE ROOSE\’ELT By the President: Roemrr Brxcox Acting Secretary of State.