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PROCLAMATIONS. Nos. 25, 26.

,°';;g9m’¤”°° *°’ Now therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United R.S.,sees.28U,2381. States, by virtue of the power in me vested by sections 2380 and 2381 l°‘°6‘ of the Revised Statutes of the United States, do hereby declare and make known that said lands are hereby reserved for occupation as townsites, to be disposed of by the United States under the terms of the statutes applicable thereto. _ In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be ailixed. _ Done at the City of Washington this 2nd day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and four, and of the [BEAL.] Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-eighth. . Tnnononn IROOSEVELT By the President: Fimncrs B. Looms Acting Secretary of State.

[No. 26.] May 4,1so4. Br rm: Pnnsrnnnr or mn Umrnn Snzrns OF Amnmca. A PROCLAMATION. i rmmbie. WHEREAS, The Yellowstone Forest Reserve, in the States of Wyov01_ 32, p_ mg, ming and Montana, was established by roclamation, dated January twenty-ninth, one thousand nine hundred) and three, under the provi- \’ol.26,p. noa sions of the act of Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, ‘“An act to repeal timber-culture laws and v01.su,p.zs. for other purposes", and the act of Con ress., approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entided, "An Act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes": And whereas. it is provided by theaforesaid act of Congress, a proved June fourth, eighteen hundred ninety-seven. that "The Igesident is hereby authorized at any time to modify any Executive order that has been or may hereafter be made establishing any forest reserve, and by such modification may reduce the area or change the boundary lines of such reserve, or may vacate altogether any order creating such reserve ”; And whereas, the public lands in the States of Wyoming and Montana, within the limits hereinafter described, are in rt covered with timber, and it appears that the public good wouldmbe promoted by setting apart an reserving said lands as a public reservation; Rengglosscpvng rom Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United M,,,,,_ ‘ ’°" ” States, by virtue of the power vested in me by the aforesaid act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, do hereby make known and proclaim that the boundarv lines of the aforesaid Yellowstone Forest Reserve are hereby modified so as to read as follows: New boundaries. Beginning at the oint where the boundary line between the States of NN yoming and Fdaho intersects the southern boundary of the Yellowstone National Park; thence- easterly, northerlv alnd westerly along the boundary of said park to the point for the intersection of said boundary_wi_th the range line between Ranges nine (9) and ten {l0) East, Principal Meridian, Montana; thence northerly along said surveyed and unsurveyed range line, allowin for the proper offset on the F 1rst (lst) Standard Parallel South, to the south-