Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 34 Part 3.djvu/544

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1>RooLAMAT10Ns, 1907. 3287 BY Tun Pansinnxr or THE Umrso S·rA·rns or AMERICA March r19°7; A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the public lands in the State of Wyoming, which are es?§'§§e,i§,‘Qdg€VyLQ?" hereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and it appears P’°°mb*é- that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said lands as a public reservation; And whereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of v°l' 26* p‘ u°3‘ 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 proclagilatioipvdeclare the establishment of such reservations and the limits ereo ; Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United wggimrlgg, R°°°"°’ States of America, b virtue of the power in me vested b section twenty-four of the afiiresaid act of Congress, do proclaim that there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set a art as a Public Reservation, for the use and benefit of the le, all the tracts of land, in the State of Wyoming, shown as tligqlldear Lodge Forest Reserve on the diagram formin a part hereof; · Exeepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands Lmds °x°°°t°d‘ which are at this date embraced in any legal entry or covered b any lawful filing or selection duly of record in the proper United States Land Oilioe, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within whichto make ent or filing of record has not expired; and also excepting all lands whi?1 at . this date are embraced within any withdrawa or reservation for any c use or urpose to which this reservation for forest uses is inconsistent: Provitfed, that these exceptions shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler, or claimant con~ tinues to comply with the law under which the entry, filing, or settlement was made, or unless the reservation or withdrawal to which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation, however, any land within the C"' “‘°"’· boundary herein described, which has been withdrawn to protect the coal therein but this proclamation does not vacate any such coal land withdrawal; and rovided that these exceptions shall not applv to any land embraced) in any selection, entry or filing, which has been allowed or permitted to remain of record subject to the creation of a permanent reservation, \Varning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon mlffglgff f' ° m the lands reserved by this roclamation. IN WVITNESS WHERIEOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be aiiixed. Done at the City of \Vashington this lst day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven, and of [snail.] the Independence of the United States the one hundred · and thirty-first. · ‘ Tnsononn Roosnvmrr By the President: ELIHC Roor _ Secretary of State.