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o T PROCLAMATIONS, 1906. 3225 BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA.' August 13· 190*1 A PROCLAMATION. WVHEREAS, the public lands in the State of Montana, which are K<>0f¢¤=¤i Forest hereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and it appears Rei>i-;`;ihdi£uf that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said lands as a public reservation; And whereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of V°1·26·P- 1103- Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes," “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 proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits · thereof ” ; Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United Wf¤*;;§;* ’°u°"°· States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section,,08, I; 3.,53 twenty-four of the aforesaid act of Congress, do proclaim that there ’ I I ` 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 Montana, shown as the Kootenai Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof. This proclamation will not take eifect upon any lands withdrawn 1·°‘·“‘1“°‘°°1’*°"· or reserved, at this date, from settlement, entry, or other appropriation, for any purpose other than forest uses, or which may be covered , by any prior valid claim, so long as the withdrawal, reservation, or claim exists. » Warning is hereby `ven to all persons not to make settlement Se§f§§,‘Q;,°€ “°“‘ upon the lands reservegl by this proc amation. IN WITNESS WVHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be ailixed. Done at the City of WVashington this 13th day of August, in the year of our Lord 0118 thousand nine hundred and six, [snlui.] and of the Independence of the United States the one · hundred and thirty-first. Trmoooiux ROOSEVELT A By the President: RoaEn·r Bacon Acting Secretary of State. BY THE PRESIDENT or THE Uxrrmn STATES or Aiwrsmca. jggggtifggag A PROCLAMATION. YVHEREAS, the public lands in the State of Utah, which are here· Re‘;;$_g:¢¢ibtahF¤r¤¤¢ inafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and it appears Pmxiibie. ` that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said lands as a public reservation; _ And whereas, it is provided bly section twenty-four of the Act of Vu!-26~r··1103~ Congress, approved March thir , eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other pun 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 bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in