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2906 April 27. 1927. Copyrights. Preamble. Vo!. 3D, p. 1075. Vo!' 35, p. 1077 . PROCLAMATIONS, 1927. In that portion of New York known as Long Islalld, and in New Jer- sey, Delaware, that portion of Texas lying west and north of the main tracks of the International & Great Northern Railroad extending from Laredo to San Antonio, Austin, and Longview, and the Texas & Pacific Railroad extending from Longview to Marshall and Texar- kana, and in New Mexico and Arizona the open season shall be from October 16 to January 31; In Maryland, the District of Columbia, Vir~.nia, Kentucky, Ten- nessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and that portion of Texas lying east and south of the main tracks of the International & Great Northern Railroad extending from Laredo to San Antonio, Austin, and Longview, and the Texas & Pacific Railroad extending from Lvngview to Marshall and Texarkana the open season shall be from November 1 to January 31; and In Alaska the open season shall be from September 1 to December 15. NOW, THEREFORE, I, CALVIN COOLIDGE, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DO HEREBY AP- PROVE AND PROCLAIM the foregoing amendatory regulation. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 21st day of April, in the year of our Lord ()~~ thousand nine hundred and twenty- [SEAL] .seven, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-first. CALVIN COOLIDGE By the President: FRANK B KELLOGG Secretary of State By THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PROCLAMATION WHEREAS it is provided by the Act of Congress approved March 4,1909, entitled" An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Acts Respecting Copyright", that the copyright secured by the Act, except the benefits under Section 1 (e) thereof as to which special con- ditions are imposed, shall extend to the work of an author or propri- etor who is a citizen or subject of a foreign state or nation, only upon certain conditions set forth in Section 8 of the said Act, to wit: (a) When an alien author or proprietor shall be domiciled within the United States at the time of the first publication of his work; or (b) When the foreign state or nation of which such author or pro- prietor is a citizen or subject grants, either by treaty, convention, agreement, or law, to citizens of the United States the benefit of copy- right on substantially the same basis as to its own citizens, or copy- right protection substantially equal to the protection secured to such foreign author under this Act or by treaty; or when such foreign state or nation is a party to an international agreement which provides for reciprocity in the granting of copyright, by the terms of which agree- ment the United States may, &.t its pleasure, become a party thereto: AND WHEREAS it is provided by Section 1 (e) of the said Act of Congress, approved March 4, 1909, that the provisions of the Act "so far as they secure copyright controlling the parts of instruments serving to reproduce mechanically the musical work, shall include only compositions published and copyrighted after this Act goes into effect, and shall not include the works of a foreign author or composer