1>R0cLAMAT10Ns, 1907. 3299 1 BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA Much 2» 1901 A PROCLAMATION — WHEREAS, the public lands in the State of Oregon, which are Cequille Fereet hereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and it appears Re§ri·ieiiiiib(i;?g` 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 V¢>¥— 26· P- 1103- Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "An act to repeal timber—culture laws, and for other pur- , poses," “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 public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof ”; Now, ther&ore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United Fereet Reserve States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested b section or°g°°` 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 peo le, all the tracts of land in the State of Oregon, shown as the Coquillle Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a art hereof; Excepting from the fiirce and effect of this proclamation all lands Lands excepted. 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 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 claimant continues to comply with the law under which the entr , filing, or settlement was made, or unless the reservation or witlidrawal to which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not except- Coal lands. ing from the force and effect of this roclamation, however, any land within the boundary herein described), which has been withdrawn to protect the coal therein but this proclamation does not vacate anv such coal land withdrawal; and rovided that these exceptions shall not apply to any land embraced) in any selection, entry or filing, , which has been allowed or permitted to remain of record subject to the creation of a permanent reservation. \Varning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon m*}fj,f,*Q;$’ ‘° m the lands reserved by this roclamation. Y , IN WVITNESS XVHERIZOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of lVashington this 2d day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven, and of [snap.] the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-first. THEODORE RoosEvE1.T By the President: ELIHU Rocrr Secretary of S tate.
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