and sell within the United States arms and munitions of war, and other articles ordinarily known as "contraband of war", yet they cannot carry such articles upon the high seas for the use or service of either belligerent, nor can they transport soldiers and officers of either, or attempt to break any blockade which may be lawfully established and maintained during the war, without incurring the risk of hostile capture, and the penalties denounced by the law of nations in that behalf.
And I do hereby give notice that all citizens of the United States and others who may claim the protection of this government, who may misconduct themselves in the premises, will do so at their peril, and that they can in no wise obtain any protection from the government of the United States against the consequences of their misconduct.
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 11th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four and of the independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-eighth.
By the President of the United States of America.A PROCLAMATION.
Vol. 26, p. 1103.WHEREAS, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "An Act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes", "That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof";
And Whereas, the public lands in the State of South Dakota, within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart and reserving said lands as a public reservation;
Forest reserve, South Dakota.
Now, Therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaim that there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of land lying and being situate in the State of South Dakota and particularly described as follows, to wit:
In Township twenty (20) North, Range four (4) East, the north-east quarter of the north-east quarter of Section one, (1); in Township twenty-one (21) North, Range four (4) East, Section thirteen (13), the south half of the north-east quarter, the south-east quarter of the north-west quarter, the east half of the south-west quarter, and the south-east quarter of Section twenty-three, (23), Sections twenty-four (24) and twenty-five (25), the east half of the north-west quarter, the east half of the south-west quarter, and the east half of Section twenty-six (26), the east half of the north-east quarter, and the north-east