Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/902

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PROCLAMATIONS, 1936 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS there is to be held at San Francisco, California, during the year 1939 an international exposition which has for its purpose the celebration of the completion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge, and which is designed to depict and exhibit the progress and accomplishments of the Pacific area of the United States in science, industry, business, transportation, and cul- ture, and which, because of its world character, will contribute to cordial relations among the nations of the world; WHEREAS a Joint Resolution of Congress approved June 15, 1936, reads in part as follows: "Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Presi- dent of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized and respectfully requested by proclamation, or in such manner as he may deem proper, to invite foreign countries and nations to such proposed exposition with a request that they participate therein."; AND WHEREAS I believe the people of many nations would be pleased to unite with the people of the United States in participating in this exposition, to be known as the Golden Gate International Exposition: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, in compliance with the aforesaid Joint Resolution of Congress, do invite the participation of the nations in this exposition. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 16th day of November in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-six, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-first. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: R. WALTON MOORE Acting Secretary of State. November 16, 1936 [No. 2210] Golden Gate Inter- national Exposition. Preamble. Statutory provi- sions. 49 Stat. 1518 . Foreign nations in- vited to participate. WICHITA NATIONAL FOREST-OKLAHOMA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS it appears that it would be in the public interest to revoke the proclamations of July 4, 1901 (32 Stat. 1973), May 29, 1906 (34 Stat. 3207), and October 13, 1910 (36 Stat. 2754), establish- ing, enlarging, and modifying the Wichita National Forest, Oklahoma: NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the act of June 4, 1897, 30 Stat. 1, 11, 36 (16 U. S . C., sec. 473), and upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, do hereby revoke the aforesaid proclamations. This proclamation is not intended to release any lands from the game preserve known as the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, as established, enlarged, and designated by the proclamation of June 2, 1905 (34 Stat. 3062), by the executive order of July 26, 1935 (No. November 27, 1936 [No. 2211] Wichita National Forest, Okla. Preamble. 32 Stat. 1973; 34 Stat. 3207; 36 Stat. 2754. Designated procla- mations establishing, enlarging, etc., re- voked. 30 Stat. 36. 16 U. S. C. 1473. Wichita Moun- tains Wildlife Refuge not affected. 34 Stat. 3062; 49 Stat. 1446 . 1797