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Forest reserve, California.

Lands excepted.

not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations and the limits thereof ";

And whereas, the public lands, in the State of California, which are hereinafter indicated, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart said lands as a public reservation:

Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, do proclaim that there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation, for the use and benefit of the people, all the tracts of land, in the State of California, shown as the Yuba Forest Reserve on the diagram forming a part hereof;

Excepting from the force and effect of this proclamation all lands which may have been, prior to the date hereof, embraced in any legal entry or covered by any lawful filing duly of record in the proper United States Land Office, or upon which any valid settlement has been made pursuant to law, and the statutory period within which to make entry or filing of record has not expired: Provided, that this exception 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.

Warning is hereby expressly given to all persons not to make settlement upon the lands reserved by this proclamation.

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 11th day of November, in the

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of Lord one thousand nine hundred and five, and (SEAL.] of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirtieth.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President:

ELIHU Root

Secretary of State.

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

January 1, 1906.

A PROCLAMATION.

Reciprocity with Switzerland.

Preamble.

Whereas the Government of Switzerland decreed the removal, on and after January 1, 1906, of all differential customs duties from the products of the soil and industry of the United States, and granted to the same the benefit of the Swiss conventional tariff rates, by which action in the judgment of the President reciprocal and equivlent concessions are established in favor of the said products of the United States:

Now, therefore, be it known that I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States of America, acting under the authority conferred by the third Section of the Tariff Act of the United States approved July 24, 1897, do hereby suspend during the continuance in force of the said concessions by the Government of Switzerland the imposition and collection of the duties imposed by the first Section of said Act upon the articles hereinafter specified, being the products of the soil and industry of Switzerland; and do declare in place thereof the following rates of duty provided in the third Section of said Act to be in force and effect from and after the date of this

Reduced duty on Swiss products.

Vol. 30, p. 203.

Proclamation, of which the officers and citizens of the United States Articles affected. will take due notice, namely: Vol. 30, p. 204.

Upon argols, or crude tartar, or wine lees, crude, five per centum ad valorem.

Upon brandies, or other spirits manufactured or distilled from grain or other materials, one dollar and seventy-five cents per proof gallon.

Upon still wines, and vermuth, in casks, thirty-five cents per gallon; in bottles or jugs, per case of one dozen bottles or jugs containing each not more than one quart and more than one pint, or twentyfour bottles or jugs containing each not more than one pint, one dollar and twenty-five cents per case, and any excess beyond these quantities found in such bottles or jugs shall be subject to a duty of four cents per pint or fractional part thereof, but no separate or additional duty shall be assessed upon the bottles or jugs.

Upon paintings in oil or water colors, pastels, pen and ink drawings, and statuary, fifteen per centum ad valorem.

In testimony 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 first day of January, in the

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of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and six, and SEAL.] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and thirtieth.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President:

Elin Root

Secretary of State.

January 16, 1906.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

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and Wyo.

l'reamble.
Vol. 29, p. 895.
Ante, p. 3116.

Post, pp. 3 2 0 7, 3210.

Vol. 30, p. 36.

WHEREAS, the Uintah Forest Reserve, in the State of Utah, was established by proclamation dated February twenty-second, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, and was subsequently enlarged by proclamation dated July fourteenth, nineteen hundred and five;

And whereas, it is provided by the Act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, entitled, “An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, and for other purposes ", that “the President is hereby authorized at any time to modify any Executive order that has been or may here. after be made establishing any forest reserve, and by such modification may reduce the area or change the boundary lines of such reserve, or may vacate altogether any order creating such reserve”;

And whereas, it appears that the public good would be promoted by further enlarging the said forest reserve to include certain additional lands in the States of Utah and Wyoming, which are in part covered with timber:

Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, by virtue of the power in me vested by the aforesaid Act of Congress, approved June fourth, eighteen hundred and ninety-seven, do proclaim that the aforesaid Uintah Forest Reserve is hereby further enlarged to include the said additional lands, and that the boundaries of the reserve are, accordingly, now as shown on the diagram forming a part hereof;

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