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PROCLAMATIONS, 1907. 3307 Br THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITEn STATES or AMERICA Mum} 2·`19°7· A PROCLAMATION YVHEREAS, the Montezuma Forest Reserve, in the State of Colo- eS§“lQ‘g;§f‘$§‘“Cg‘f§" rado, was established by proclamation dated June thirteenth, nineteen rreambief ` hundred and five; A””· p· 3106- 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 Whereas, it is provided by the Act of Congress, approved June V¤r 30. p- 36· — fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled, "An Act Making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal 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 modification may reduce the area or change the boundary lines of such reserve, or may vacate altogether any order creating such reserve ";i Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United I Bgg¤d¤**°¤ ¢¤· States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the said Mg ` act of Congress, do1Jiroclaim’ that the aforesaid Montezuma Forest Reserve is ereby e argpd to include the said additional lands, and that the boundaries of the reserve are now as shown on the diagram forming a part hereof; Exoepting from the force andeffect of this proclamation all lands Luds °‘°°P*°‘*· 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 riod within which to make entry or filing of record has not expiredlia and also excepting all lands which at this date are embraced within any withdrawal or reservation for any use or purgiose 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, filing, or settlement was made, or unless the reservation or withdrawal to which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not except- <‘¤·¤¤ ¤¤¤¤¤- ing from the force and effect of this proclamation, however, any land within the boundary herein described, which has been withdrawn to protect the coal therein but this proclamation does not vacate ani) such coal land withdrawal; and rovided that these exceptions sha I not apply to an 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. lVarning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon Izeservm rr ¤ m the lands reserved by this rozlamation. °`°m°m°"t‘ IN \VITNESS XVHERFOF, 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 [sEAI..] the Independence of the United States the one hundred A and thirty-first. THEODORE ROOSEW'ELT By the President: ELIHU Roo·r Secretary of State. von. xxxxv, PT 3—45