3234 rnooLAMAT1oNs, 1906. twenty-tive thousand acres of land will be opened to settlement and A”'°· P- 213- disposition, under the provisions of said Act of June 5, 1906, and under the rules and regulations adopted by the Secretary of the Interior, at such time and in such manner as the said Secretary of the Interior may fix and prescribe. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aflixt. _ · Done at this City of WVashington this 19th day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nme hundred and six ’ ’ [sur.] and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-first. Txmononn Roosmnnr r By the President: Anvnr A. Anna Acting Secretary of State. September 20» 1906- BY ·r1—1n` Pnrzsmmvcr or run Uurrnn Swans or ABIERICA. I A PROCLAMATION. Sm§$;*°,};‘;"§“” “°‘ WVHEREAS, the public lands in the State of Montana, which are Présmblef hereinafter indicated, are in art covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would Ee promoted by setting apart said lands . as a public reservation; I v°‘·2°·"· u°3· And whereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of 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 pub- ~ lic proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof "; m§;1<;;§;* ’°¤°"°· Now, therefore. I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United ` xm:. yi. rzzeo. States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested bv section twenty-four of the aforesaid act of Congess, 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 Montana, shown as the Lolo Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof. ¥»¤¤<¤¤ excepted- This proclamation will not take effect upon any lands withdrawn or reserved.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. Segfggzxef "'°“‘ IVarning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon the lands reserved by this proclamation. IN IVITNESS IVHEREOF. I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aiiixt. Done at the City of lVashington this 20th day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and [SEAL.] six, and of the Independence of the United Sates the one hundred and thirty-first. Trronona Roosrzvmrr By the President : ALVEY A. Aoizn .-icting Secretary of State.
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