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3284 PROCLAMATIONS, 1907. Much r 1907- BY THE Pnnsmnivr or THE Umcrnn STATES or AIVIERICA A PROCLAMATION · i Be;g;¤;*;h{,regF°”¤* WHEREAS, the Wallowa Forest Reserve and the Chesnimnus rmuimie.Forest Reserve, in the State of Oregon, have been heretofore estab- 30§§*°’ m" 300* lished by proclamations, under the provisions of the act of March V°l- 2*% P- u°3· third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "An act to repeal tin1ber—culture laws, and for other purposes ;” A And whereas, it appears desirable that the area embraced in said _ ’ forest reserves, with certain additions thereto, in the State of Oregon, should be included in one reserve and be distinguished by one name; and it appears that the public lands in the State of Oregon, which are hereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and that the public good would be pfomoted by setting apart the same as a public reservation; _ _ ‘ c Reg¤1_¤;:,h¤0re§`°’?§§ Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United tnbllshed tu inlace States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the Act of ~ ‘ghg§;g:§§w?0Q?g% Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven,

  • °¤$;{°?i0 P 36 entitled, “An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of

` ’' the Government for the fiscal ear ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes,” do proclaim that the proclamations heretofore issued respecting said forest reserves are ` hereb superseded, and the Imnaha Forest Reserve is hereby establishedy in place thereof, with boundaries as shown on the diagram forming a part hereof; L*“'d“ °‘°°°*°"· Excepting from the force and eifect of this proclamation all lands i which are at this date embraced in any legal entry or covered b any lawful filing or selection duly of record in the proper United States A Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired, and also excepting all lands which at this date are embraced within any withdrawal or reservation for any use or purpose to which this reservation for forest uses is inconsistent: Provided, that these exceptions shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler, or c aimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, filing, or settlement was made, or unless the reservation or withdrawal com land!. to which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not excepting from the force and effect of this ploclaniatiori, however, any land within the boundary herein descri d, which has been withdrawn to protect the coal therein but this proclamation does not vacate any such coal land withdrawal; and provided that these exceptions s all not apply to any land embrace in any selection, entry or tiling, which has been allowed or permitted to remain of record subject to the creation of a permanent reservation. ,,e§$°,,{,‘;,°§ ’ ’ °'“ \Varning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon the lands reserved by this proclamation. IN WVITNESS YVHEREOF, I have hereunto set mv hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. i Done at the City of Washington this 1st clay of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven. and [sur.] of ghphlndeyéenglence of the United States the one hundred an irtv- rs . Tnsouona Roosnwmr By the President: ELIHU Roor Sec~retm~y of State.