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1035
PROCLAMATIONS.

No. 4. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROOLAMATION. Wheres it is provided in the laws of the United States that "when ever, by reason of unlawful obstructions combinations, or assemblages � of persons, or rebellion against the authority of the Government of the Uni .tt. States, it shall.become impracticable, in the judgment of the President, to emorce, Oy the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, .the lws o.f. th[Um.'d S. tates_w?hl. any S__tte or Territory, it shall be mwrm mr ne rresident o cau orth the militia of any or ,11 the States, and to employ such parts of the land and naval forces of the United States as he may deem necessary to enforce the faithful execution of stwso_f the. United Sta tes otto suppress such rebellion, in whatever or 'fernwry thereof the laws of the United States may be forcibly oereasthe execution thereof forcibly obstructed;" it has been made to appear satisfactorily to me, by in- .era] of the Army of the United States, and other reliable m c.o. nseq ue.nce .of unlawful combinations of evil disposed persons who are oanaea rogener m oppose and obstruct th6 execution of thelaws, it has become impracticable to enforce, by the ordinary course ofjudicial proceedings, the laws of the United Stes within that Terri- tory, and that the law of the United States have been therein forcibly opposed and the execution thereof. forcibly resisted; And whereas the laws of the United States require that whenever it may be necessary, in the judgment of the President, to use the military forces for the purpose of enforcing the faithful execution of the laws of e. United State he shall forthwith, by prociamation, command SUCh resargents to disperse and retire peaceably to their respective aode withill a llmted time: Ches .-de.t of the sta, hereby admonish ! good citizens of the United .States and es- .pe. _ y of the Territory of Arizona, against aiding, countenncing alting or taking part in any such unlawful proceedings, and I do heby wam all persons engaged in or eonnectod with said obstruction of tl laws, to dispm and retire peaceably to their respective abodes on o before noon of the fifenth day of May. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. eiat the. city.of Washington ths third day of May in the year of eighmen hundred and eighty-o and of the Independence of United States the one hundred nd [sa] CHESTER A. ARTHU By the Pident: May 3,1882. Preamble. w sons to d -asist from violence in Ari-