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866 PROCLAMATIONS. Nos. 1, 2. four and twenty-three hundred and five of the Revised Statutes of the United States, shall not be abridged except as to the sum to be paid as aforesaid. That the Secretary of the Interior, upon proper plats and description being furnished, is hereby authorized to issue patents to Charles Picotte and Felix Brunot, and W. T. Selwyn, United States interpreters, for not to exceed one acre of land each, so as to embrace their houses near the agency buildings upon said reservation, but not to embrace any buildings owned by the government, upon the payment by each of said persons of the sum of three dollars and seventy-five cents. That every person who shall sell or give away any intoxicating liquors or other intoxicants upon any of the lands by said agreement ceded, or upon any of the lands included in the Yankton Sioux Indian Reservation as created by the treaty of April nineteenth, eighteen hundred and liity-eight, shall be punishable by imprisonment for not more than two years and by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars. and; Whereas, all the terms, conditions and considerations required by said agreement made with said tribes of Indians and by the laws relating thereto, precedent to opening said lands to settlement, have been, as I hereby declare, complied with: Y§·;¥;Q:u°jf;,;l° lg Now, therefore, I, Grover Cleveland, President of the United States, snmx Imaam open by virtue of the power in me vested by the Statutes hereinbefbre men- {§,,§‘?°“"“‘°“‘ M“Y 2* tioned, do hereby declare and make known that all of the lands acquired from the Yankton tribe of Sioux or Dacotah Indians by the said agreement, saving and excepting the lands reserved in pursuance of the provisions of said agreement and the act of Congress ratityin g the same, will, at and atter the hour of twelve o’clock, noon (central standard time), on the twenty first day of May, 1895 and not before, be open to settlement, under the terms of and subject to all the conditions, limitations, reservations, and restrictions contained in said agreement, the statutes hereinbefore specified and the laws of the United States applicable thereto. S°l‘°‘l‘“°* The lands to be so opened to settlement are for greater convenience, particularly described in the accompanying schedule, entitled *‘ Schedule of Lands within the Yankton Reservation, South Dakota, to be opened to settlement by Proclamation of the President ", and which schedule is made a part hereofl 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 ¥Vashington this 16th day of May, in the year of our Lord, one thousandeight hundred and ninety-tive, and [SEAL.] of the Independence of the United States, the one hundred and nineteenth. GROVER CLEVELAND By the President, Enwm F. Um. Acting Secretary of State. _ [No. 2.] __M¤y 16, 18% BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERIGA: A PROCLAMATION. §{j¤g,b]j·m Whereas, pursuant to section one, of the act of Congress approved July thirteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, entitled ·‘An act making appropriations for the current and con tin gent expenses of the Indian Department, and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-three, and for other purposes", certain articles of eession and agreement were made and concluded at the Siletz Agency, Oregon, on the thirty-first day of October, eighteen hundred and ninety-two, by and between the United States of America and the Alsea and other Indians on Siletz Reservation in Oregon, whereby said Alsea and oth er