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PROCLAMATIONS, 1907. 3285 Br THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA M*“°h r19°7; A PROCLAMATION IVHEREAS, the Park Range Forest Reserve, in the State of Col- Es§°§{;,l;e§§§g§0f;,°" orado, was established by proclamation dated June twelfth, nineteen Preamblei ` hundred and Bve; . _ AM°’ p' 30m" And whereas, it appears that the public good would be promoted · by adding to the said forest reserve certain lands, within the State of Colorado, which are in part covered with timber, and by excluding therefrom certain lands; . And whereas, it is provided by the Act of Congress, approved June VOL 30, p- 36. fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled, "An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the Bscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes,” that “The President is hereby authorized at any time to modify any Executive order that has been or may hereafter be made establishing any forest reserve, and by such modi- Bcation may reduce the area or change the boundary lines of such reserve, or may vacate altogether any order creating such reserve; " Now, there ore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United m§<>¤¤¤¤ri¤¤ modi- States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the said ’ act of Congress, do proclaim that the boundaries of the aforesaid Park Range Forest eserve are hereb further changed, and that they are now as shown on the diagram fiirming a part hereof; xcepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands I"“'d“ °‘°°"°°d‘ which are at this date embraced in any legal entry or covered b any I lawful Bling or selection duly of record in the proper United States Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has beenmade pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or Bling 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 claimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, Bling, or settlement was made, or unless the reservation or withdrawal to which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not except- CM! ¤¤¤¢1¤- ing from the force and effect of this proclamation, however, any land within the boundary herein describe , which has been withdrawn to protect the coal therein but this proclamation does not vacate any such coal land withdrawal; and rovided that these exceptions sha I not ap ly to any land embraced in any selection, entry or Bling, which lias been allowed or permitted to remain of recort subject to the creation of a permanent reservation. The lands which are not embraced in any other withdrawal, reser- 9 R;¤§g¤ggttxL*;]¤ég€ vation, or appropriation and which are herebv excluded from the pe reserve and restored to the public domain shall be open to settlement from the date hereof, but shall not be subject to entry, Bling, or selection until after ninety days’ notice by such publication as the Secre— tary of the Interior may prescribe. lVarning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon Reserved from the lands reserved by this proclamation. “°m°“‘°‘“~ IN IVITNESS IVHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aiiixed. Done at the City of Washington this lst day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven, and [snail.] of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-first. THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President: ELIHIT ROOT Secretary of State.