Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 34 Part 3.djvu/556

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PRQCLAMATIONS, ism. 3293 BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA Mamh 2» 1907- A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the public lands in the State of Idaho, which are R P¤1<>¤¤$d hF<¤¤Sf hereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and it appears eiiigihuiei °` that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said lands as a public reservation; ` And whereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of V°‘· 26· ¤· 11**3- Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, _ entitled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes,” “That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof "; Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United Id§`,$‘°°* '°°°"°· States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested b section ` twenty-four of the aforesaid act of Congress, do proclaim that there · are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation, for the use and benefit of the ople, all the tracts of land, in the State of Idaho, shown as the Pagduse Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof; Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands I·*¤d* °*°°P*°°- 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 Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory riod within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired? and also excepting all lands which at this date are embraced within any withdrawal or reservation for any use or purpose to which this reservation for forest uses is incon- · sistent: Provided, that these exceptions shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler, or claimant continues to comply with the law under which the entry, filing, or settlement was made, or unless the reservation or with- _ drawal to which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation, however, com mms. any land within the boundary herein described, which has been withdrawn to protect the coal t ierein but this proclamation does not vacate an such coal land withdrawal; and (provided that these ex- , ceptions sliall not appgey to any land embrace in any selection, entry or filing, which has en allowed or permitted to remain of record sub°ect to the creation of a permanent reservation. Warning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon mgggggf’ ° m the lands reserved by this proclamation. 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 2d day of March, in the year · of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven, and of [sam,.] the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-first. THEODORE Roosnvmxr By the President: Enum Ro0T Secretary of State. I