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pursuant to law, if the statutory period 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 pprpose with which this reservation for forest uses is inconsistent : rovided, That these exceptions shall not continue to apply to any particular tract of land unless the entryman, settler, or claimant continues to com ly with the law under which the entry, tilin , or settlement was made, or unless the reservation or withdrawal wigi which this reservation is inconsistent continues in force; not except- cm uming from the force and effect of this proclamation, however, any part of the National Forest hereby established which may have been withdrawn to protect the_coal therein, but this proclamation does not vacate any such coal land withdrawal; and provided that these exceptions shall not apply to any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 may have been permitted to remain of record subject to the creation of a permanent reservation; and provided also that mL‘¤'*Z¤*=*¤¤ 1***1* since the withdrawal made by this proclamation and any withdrawal heretofore made for national irrigation works are consistent, both shall be effective upon the land withdrawn, but the withdrawal for national irrigation works shall be the dominant one and may, when necessary, be changed to a withdrawal for irrigation from such . works.

Reserved from allotment. Warning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon any of the lands reserved by this proclamation, unless and until they are listed by the Secretary of Agriculture and opened to homestead settlement or entry b the Secretary of the Interior under the Act of Congress, approved June eleventh, nineteen hundred and six, entitled, V¤l· 34- P- 233- "An Act To provide for the entry of Agricultural lands within forest reserves."

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

Done at the City of Washington this 6th day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eight, and of [SEAL.] the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-second.

Theodore Roosevelt

By the President:

Elihu Root
Secretary of State.

April 16, 1908.

By the President of the United States of America.


Natural Bridges National Monument, Utah.
WHEREAS, a number of natural bridges situated in southeastern Utah, having heights more loft and spans far greater than any ment. heretofore known to exist, are of the greatest scientific interest, and it appears that the public interests would be promoted by reserving these extraordinary examples of stream erosion with as much land as may be necessary for the proper protection thereof;

National monument, Utah.
Vol. 34, p. 225.
Now, therefore, I, THEODORE ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section two of the Act of Congress approved June 8, 1906, entitled "An Act for the Preservation of American Antiquities," do hereby set aside as the Natural Bridges National Monument, subject to any valid interest or rights, at and surrounding each of the natural bridges located on the White Canyon and tributaries, in San Juan

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