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set apart Saturday, October 9, 1920, as Fire Prevention Day, and to request the citizens of their States to plan for that day such instructive an educational exercises as shall bring before the people the serious and unhappy effects of the present unnecessary fire waste, and the need of their individual and collective efforts in conserving the natural and created resources of America.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

Done in the District of Columbia this 7th day of September, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and [SEAL.] Twenty and of the Independence of the United States, the One Hundred and Forty-fifth.

Woodrow Wilson

By the President:

Bainbridge Colby
Secretary of State.

BY um Prmsmmrr or rum Unrmn STATES or Ammuoa A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, it appears that the public good will be promoted by p§§§§‘§§,§l’°‘°““' excluding certain ands within the State of California from the §',;•g¤;*°m Trinity ational Forest, and restoring the public lands subject to ` ` disposition in the excluded areas in the manner authorized b Public Resolution Number Twenty-nine, approved February fburteen, nineteen hundred and twegg. A ad

Now, therefore, I, WOODROW WILSON, President of the vi>il°so, p.3gl1 ` United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the Act of Congress approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety- seven (30 tat., 11 at 34 and 36), entitled "An Act Makin appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for gre fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes", do proclaim that the boundaries of the Trinity National Forest are hereby changed to exclude the areas indicated as eliminations on the diagram hereto annexed and forming a part hereof.

And I do further proclaim and make known that pursuant to the ap§$iil`lg?s°;¤¤f¤l¤l°¤(ii aforesaid Public Resolution of February fourteen, nineteen hundred $}'0§f,*‘°,'}'[§ ‘}‘,§" gf and twenty, it is hereb ordered that the public lands in the excluded dnpik A areas, subject to valid rights and the provisions of existing with- '°` " drawals or reservations, shall be opened only to homestead an desert land entry by qualified ex-service men of the War with Germany, under the terms and conditions of said resolution and the regulations issued thereunder, for a period of sixty-three days beginmng with the sixt -third day from and after the date hereof. U t d I dg

And I do also hereby direct and provide, under the authority re- .,§e§,$";§’§ett;e$1mi posed in me b the Act of September thirtieth, nineteen hundred and ‘ m_ thirteen (38 Stat., 113), that for a period of seven_ days following the expiration of such sixty-three day preference period, any of sai lands remaining unentered shall be opened to homstead entry only by any qualified entryman; and thereafter to appropriation under any public land law applicable thereto. _ Fu, 8 ummm.

Prospective applicants may, during the period of twenty days ea-. `°° pp preceding the date on which the lands shall become sublect to entry, selection or location of the form desired under the prov1sions of this roclamation, execute their applications in the manner mprovided by l)aw and present the same, accompanied by the requir _ payments, to the proper United States land office m person, by mail, or other- 44282°-vox. 41-r-r 2--26