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PROCLAMATIONS, 1906. 3259 or which may be covered by any prior valid claim, so long as the withdrawal, reservation, or claim exists. V llrarning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon Reserved f r o m the lvands reserved by this proclamation. iS°m°m°°t' Il\ WITNESS lVHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be ailixt. Done at the City of lVashington this 6th day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six, [sEA1..] and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-tirst. T IIEODORE TROOSEVELT By the President: A ROBERT Bacon Acting Seeretmy of State. BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA November 6,1906. A PROCLAMATION QWPHBREAS, the public lands in the State of Montana, which are Missoula Forest hereinafter indicated? are in part covered with timber, and it appears R`}§$§X§°};;$°?°t‘ 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 Vol- 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_Territ0ry havin 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 MF*;¤‘oSf P€S¤fv€· States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section on am` 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 Missoula Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part- hereof. This proclamation will not take effect upon any lands withdrawn imma excepted. 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 x claim exists. lllarning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement Segfjggjgl "`°“‘ upon the lands reserved by this proclamation. IN lVl'I`N‘ESS WVHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aflixt. ' Done at the City of lVashington this (ith day of November, in the vear of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six, and [stmt.] of the Independence of the United States the one hun- M elred and thirty-first. _ Tmconoxn RoosEvELT By the President.: Romznr Bacon i»lct·iny Secretary of State. :