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3254 PROCLAMATIONS, 1906. November 5· 190** Br THE PRESIDENT or THE Umrnn STAT1:s or AMn1z1cA. A A PROCLAMATION. Bis Halle I;<>¤‘¤¤* WVHEREAS, the public lands in the State of Montana, which are - Reid-ziihnieiuhereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and 1t appears P°"· p· 328L that the public good· would be promoted by setting apart said lands as a public reservation; v°l·2°·p· “°3· And whereas, it is provided b section twenty-four of the Act of Congress, approved March third; eighteen hundred and ninety-one, i entitled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes,” “That the President of the United States may, from time 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 witg 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 ”; MF<g;:t ¤¢¤¢"*>» Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United ‘ °°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 State of Montana, shown as the Big Hole Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof. Laude excepted This proclamation will not take effect upon any lands withdrawn · or reserved, at this date, from settlement, entry, or other appropriation, for any purpose other than forest uses, or which may be covered by any prior valid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 c aim exists. ° Seggégjg ******1 Warning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon the lands reserved b this proclamation. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aiiixed. Done at the City of Washington this 5th day of November, in the year 0 our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six, and [sur.] of the Inde endence of the United States the one hundred _ and thirty-grst. Tnnononn ZROOSEVELT By the President: Ronmrr Bacon Acting Secretary 0/° Stafe. November e,1aoe. Br Tm: Pnssmaxr or THE Uxirizn ST.iTr:s or Anamca A PROCLAMATION __Sg·g;;;rv¥;fg,0x§;j*· WHEREAS, the Little Belt Forest Reserve, in the State of Mongigianégxe. 9020 tana, was established by proclamatloll dated August sixteenth, nine- _,,,;,,_ pj §i8;,_ ‘· teen hundred and two, and was enlarged, by proclamation dated P<»¢*· v· 3277- October third, nineteen hundred and five, to include additional lands ” in the State of Montana; And whereas, it appears that the public good would be promoted by further adding to the said forest reserve certain lands, in the State of Montana, which are in part covered with timber, and by excluding therefrom certain lands;