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3242 PROCLAMATIONS, 1906. 0°*°*>°* 2*1906- BY Tun Pnnsxnmrr or THE UNITED STATES or AMmz1cA. A PROCLAMATION. Prnmble- THE time of year has come when, in accordance with the wise custom of our forefathers, it becomes mly duty to set aside a special day of thanksgiving and praise to the A mighty because of the blessings we have received, and of prayer that these blessings may be continued. Yet another year of widespread well-being has past. Never before in our history or in the history of any other nation has a people enjoyed more abounding material prosperity than is ours; a prosperity so great that it should arouse in us no spirit of reckless pride, and least of all a spirit of heedless disregard of our respons1- ‘ bilities; but rather a sober sense of our many blessings, and a resolute purpose, under Providence, not to forfeit them by any action of H our own. Material well-being, indispensable tho it is, can never be anything · but the foundation of true national greatness and happiness. If we build nothing u on this foundation, then our national life will be as t meaningless andp empty as a house where only the foundation has been laid. Upon our material well—being must be built a superstructure of individual and national life lived in accordance with the laws of the highest morality, or else our prosperit itself will in the long run turn out a curse instead of a blessing. W; should be both reverently thankful for what we have received, and earnestly bent upon turning Th - N it ipto admeaps pigraboe and not o§`ldestr(pctio1f{ h d f · °‘ ccor i ere seta art urs a ,t etwenty-nint a o •v:tm¤iii:rt2¤i5 aliiiig November§eykt, as a diiy of tlianksgiving xiind supplicaition, on wliiich g,}‘,':2°°’l u‘°°k'° the people shall meet in their homes or their churches, devoutly acknowledge all that has been given them, and to pray that they may in addition receive the power to use these aright. IN WITNESS YVHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be ailixt. Done at the City of WVashington this 22d day of October, in the year o our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six [sun.] and of the independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-first. » Tmxoooxm Roosnvam By the President: Enum Roor Secretary of State. jgygpiggr 5, 1906. Br Tm: Pmzsrnnxr or Tm: Umrnn STATES or Ammuca A PROCLAMATION mf ; rigs €>*{¤vd;·; ‘ WFHEREAS, the (public lands in the State of _Wyoming, which are \Vyo. neremafter indicate , are in part covered with timber, and it appears ¥’*¤¤¤¤*"¤· that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said lands VOL 26 p_ ,,03 as a public reservation; ' i And whereas, it is provided b section twenty-four of the Act of Congress, approved March thirds; 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-