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[75 Stat. 990]
[75 Stat. 990]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PROCLAMATION 3379—NOV. 8, 1960

ESTABLISHING THE ST. FRANCIS NATIONAL FOREST AND ENLARGING THE OZARK AND NEBRASKA NATIONAL FORESTS, ARKANSAS AND NEBRASKA November 8 1960 Rv the President of the United States [iNo. o3/yj

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of America A Proclamation

WHEREAS certain lands in the States of Arkansas and Nebraska have been acquired by the United States under the authority of the National Industrial Recovery Act, approved June 16, 1933 (48 Stat. 202), the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935, approved April 8, 1935 (49 Stat. 118), or Title IH of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act, approved July 22, 1937 (50 Stat. 525), as amended (7 U.S.C. 1010-1012), or have been withdrawn for the use of the Department of Agriculture, in connection with the Marianna-Helena, Northwest Arkansas, and Pine Ridge Land Utilization Projects; and WHEREAS by reason of the transfer effected by Executive Order No. 7908 of June 9, 1938, as amended by Executive 3 C R Cum. supp., Order No. 8531 of August 31, 1940, such F ' projects are now being administered pursuant to Title m of the Bankhead-Jones Farm Tenant Act; and WHEREAS it appears that such lands are suitable for national-forest purposes and that it would be in the public interest to reserve a portion of them as the St. Francis National Forest and portions of them as parts of the Ozark and Nebraska National Forests; and WHEREAS it appears desirable to include within the exterior boundaries of such national forests certain State and privately-owned lands which are so intermingled with the lands owned by the United States that segregation thereof is impracticable; and

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