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PROCLAMATIONS, 1907. 2147 BY THE PRESIDENT or Tun Uurmn Snxrns or Awmmoa July 19;_l29L__ A PROCLAMATION _ WVHEREAS, it a pears that the public ood would be romoted f"';? C:"“l§"' by adding to the Santa Catalina lllationgl Forest certain lands, illrigc I F N tl within the Territory of Arizona, which are in part covered with $$,Y?§`§l°;;_ gg1g_ tim er; Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United B<>¤¤d¤¤¤¤ ¤¤— States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the Act mfgilao, p. se. of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety- seven, entitled, "An Act Makin appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for tlde fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes," do proclaim that the Santa Catalina National Forest is hereby enlarged to include the said additional lands, and that the boundaries of the aforesaid National Forest are now as shown on the diagram forming a [éart hereof; xcepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands Iands excepcea. which are at this date embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful filing or selection duly of record in the proper United States Land Omce, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, if the statutory period within which to make entry or tiling 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 with_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 with which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation, how- GM! 1¤¤¤¤- ever, any part of the National Forest hereby enlarged which may have been withdrawn to protect the coal therein, but this proclamation does not vacate any such coal land withdrawal; and rovided that these exceptions shall not apply to any land embraced in any selection. entry, or filing, which may have been permitted to remain of record subject to the creation of a permanent reservation. 'Warning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement ug;;? **'°¤ upon any of the lands reserved by this proclamation, unless and until ` they are listed by the Secretary of Agricul*ure and opened to homestead settlement or entry by the Secretary of the Interior under the Act of Congress, approved June eleventh, nineteen hundred and six, Vol. 34. p. 233. entitled. "An Act To provide for the entry of Agricultural lands within forest reserves :” Provided, that lands heretofore restored Lands °*°°P*°‘l· to settlement or entry under the provisions of the foregoing act shall be cxce ted from the force and effect of this proclamation. IN ll’lTNESS NVHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. Done at the City of IVashington this 19th day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seven. and of [sem.,] the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-second. Tmzonous Roosnvaur By the President: Anvr-1Y A. Ann; rlctilng Secretary of State.