Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 34 Part 3.djvu/557

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3294 1>R0oLAMA<r1oNs, 1907. Much 2· 1907- BY THE Pnnsmmrr or THE Unrran STATES or Aiwmnioa A PROCLAMATION mv$§"?§,FQZY“* M WHEREAS, the Weiser Forest Reserve, in the State of Idaho, was Preamble established by proclamation dated May twenty-fifth, nineteen hun- 31§1§t°’ pp` 3°55’ dred and five, and was subsequently e arged by proclamation dated May tenth, nineteen hundred and six; And whereas, it appears that the public good would promoted by further adding to the said forest reserve certain lands, in the State of Idaho, which ape in part covered with timber, and by excluding therefrom certain ands; m,dPf°““°“"°“ "‘°‘“‘ Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United V°l· 3°· P- 36- States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the Act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety- seven, entitled, "An Act Making appro riations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal) year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninet -eight, and for other purposes,” do proclaim that the boundaries of, the aforesaid Weiser Forest Reserve are hereby figrther changed,handfthat they are now as shown on the diagram ormin a part ereo ; I‘°"d° °x°°°t°°‘ Excepting fI‘0€l'l the force and effect of this proclamation all lands 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 period within which to make ent or filing of record has not expired; and also excepting all lands vivlyiich at this date are embraced within any withdrawal or reservation for any use or purpose to which this reservation for forest uses is inconsistent: 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 withdrawal to coal lands. which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation, however, any land within the boundary herein described, which has been withdrawn to protect the coal therein but this proclamation does not vacate any such coal land withdrawal; and provided that these exceptions shall ‘ not apply to any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. Restored mime The lands which are not embraced in any other withdrawal, res- °°°" *° “°“"’m°'“· ervation, or appropriation and which are hereby excluded from the reserve and restored to the public domain shall be open to settlement from the date hereof, but shall not be subject to entry. filing, or selection until after ninety days’ notice by such publication as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe. Resewed f , 0 m \Varning IS hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon ¤€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 affixed. i i Done at th; Cit%JgfdWashington this 2d day of March. in the year o our r one thousand nine hundred and seven, and of [sean.] the} {Ediiperédepce of the United States the one hundred an 1r.y- rs . Trrnonom; Roosnvmxr By the President: . Emi-in Roorr Secretary of State.