Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 39 Part 2.djvu/531

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PROGLAMATIONS, 1915. 1725 thereafter going upon and making settlement thereon when the lands shall become subject thereto in accordance with this proclamation. Persons having prior settlement rights or preferences, as above defined, ,,5,§;“6,§°°*1°m°“” will be_al1owed to make entry in conformity with existing law and ` re ations. Iltllis not intended by this proclamation to reserve any land not A‘°“ www heretofore embraced in a National Forest nor to exclude an land except the areas indicated as eliminations on the diagram Iiereto annexed. 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 twenty-seventh day of April, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred [SEAL.] and fifteen, and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-ninth. Woomzow WILSON By the President: W. J. BRYAN Secretary of State. BY THE PRESIDENT or THE UNITED STATES or AMERICA my *·*9‘5- A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS it is provided by the Act of Congress of March 4, 1909, - entitled "An Act to amend and consolidate the Acts respecting cop - V¤1.35,pZ1075· right" , that the provisions of said Act, " so far as they secure copyri lit controlling the arts of instruments serving to reproduce mechanicglly the musical worllr, shall include only compositions published and cop - rifghted after this Act goes into effect, and shall not include the worlirs o a forei author or composer unless the foreign state or nation of which suchlauthor or composer is a citizen or subject ants, either by treaty, convention, agreement, or law, to citizens of tg; United States similar rights.": And whereas it is further provided that the copyright secured by the V°‘· 35· P· ’°"· Act shall extend to the work of an author or proprietor who is a citizen or subject of a foreign state or nation, only upon certain conditions set forth in section 8 of said Act, to wit: (a) When an alien author or pro rietor shall be domiciled within the United States at the time of the fiist publication of his work; or (b) lVhen the foreign state or nation of which such author or proprietor is a citizen or subject grants, either by treaty, convention, agreement, or law, to citizens of the United States the benefit of copy- right on substantially the same basis as to its own citizens, or copy- right protection substantially eqlual to the protection secured to such foreign author under this Act or yy treaty; or when such foreign state or nation is a party to an international agreement which provides for reciprocity in the granting of copyright, by the terms of which agreement the United States may, at its pleasure, become a party thereto: And whereas it is also provided by said section that “The existence of the reci rocal conditions aforesaid shall be determined by the President olf the United States, by proclamation made from time to time, as the purposes of this Act may require": And whereas satisfactory official assurance has been given that in Italy the law permits to citizens of the United States similar rights to those accorded in section 1 (e) of the Act of March 4, 1909: _ Now, therefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, President of the United States 0,B§§,§§“,§§,,§§‘,§§°°f§ of America, do declare and proclaim that one of the alternative con- ;g¤j%1;;j§;mm¤¤i¤¤ ditions specified in sections 1 (e) and 8 (bl of the Act of March 4, 1909, li'0l.35,p.1l)75. now exists and is fulfilled and since May 1, 1915, has been fulfilled in