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forming a part hereof; and that all those lands within the area of the Grand Canyon National Game Preserve, as indicated on the attached diagram, are designated and set aside for the protection of game animals, and shall be recognized as a breeding place therefor, and that the hunting, trapping, killing, or capturing of game animals upon the lands of the United States within the limits of said area is unlawful, except under such regulations as may be prescribed from time to time by the Secretary of Agriculture.

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 3rd day of June, in the year

of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and nine, and of (SEAL.) the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-third.

WM H Tart
By the President:
PC KNOX

Secretary of State.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

July 12, 1909.

Monument

National Monument, Oregon.

Vol. 34, p. 225.

A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, certain natural caves, known as the OREGON Oregon Caves NaCAVES, which are situated upon unsurveyed land within the Siskiyou Oreg.:

Preamble. National Forest in the State of Oregon, are of unusual scientific interest and importance, and it appears that the public interests will be promoted by reserving these caves with as much land as may be necessary for the proper protection thereof, as a National Monument;

Now, therefore, I, William Howard Taft, 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 eight, nineteen hundred and six, entitled, “An Act For the preservation of American antiquities," do proclaim that there are hereby reserved from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, subject to all prior valid adverse claims, and set apart as a National Monument, all'the tracts of land in the State of Oregon shown as the OREGON CAVES NATIONAL MONUMENT on the diagram forming a part hereof.

The reservation made by this proclamation is not intended to pre-recortest uses not af vent the use of the lands for National Forest purposes under the proclamations and Executive Order establishing the Siskiyou National Forest, but the two reservations shall both be effective on the land withdrawn, but the National Monument hereby established shall be the dominant reservation, and any use of the land which interferes with its preservation or protection as a National Monument is hereby forbidden.

Warning is hereby given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, remove, or destroy any feature of this National Monument, or to locate or settle on any of 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 12th day of July in the year

of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and nine, and of (SEAL.] the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-fourth.

WM I TAFT
By the President:
PC Knox

Secretary of State.

Reserved from settle ment, etc.

July 31, 1909.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

A PROCLAMATION

Preamble.

Utah.

Vol. 34, p. 225.

Mukuntuweap Na- Whereas, the Mukuntuweap canyon, through which flows the tional Monument, North Fork of the Rio Virgin, or Zion River, in Southwestern Utah,

is an extraordinary example of canyon erosion and is of the greatest scientific interest, and it appears that the public interest would be promoted by reserving it as a National monument, with such other

land as may be necessary for its protection; National Monument, Now, therefore, I, William H. Taft, President of the United States

of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by Section 2 of the Act of Congress approved June 8, 1906, entitled, “An Act for the Preservation of American Antiquities”, do hereby set aside, as the

Mukuntuweap National Monument, the Mukuntuweap canyon of the Description. North Fork of the Rio Virgin, or Zion River, embracing Sections

three, four, five, six, eight, nine, ten, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, twentyone, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-six, twenty-seven, twentyeight, thirty-three and thirty-four, Township forty South, Range ten, and all of the said canyon of the Rio Virgin, or Zion River, in Township forty-one South, Range ten, all west of the Salt Lake Meridian, Utah, as shown upon the diagram hereto attached and made a part of this proclamation.

Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure or destroy any feature of this National Monument, or to locate or settle upon any of 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 31st day of July, in the year

of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and nine, and of (SEAL.) the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-fourth.

WMH TAFT
By the President:
HUNTINGTON WILSON

Acting Secretary of State.

Reserved from settlement, etc.

August 6, 1909.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

Tonnage dues.
Preamble.

Whereas by proclamations of the President of the United States dated January thirty-first, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, February twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, September nintħ, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, April twenty-second, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, April sixteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, May second, eighteen hundred and ninetyfour and July nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, the President did thereby declare and proclaim from and after the dates of his said Proclamations, respectively, the suspension of the collection of the whole of the duty on tonnage now imposed by Section eleven of the Act of Congress approved June nineteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, entitled "An Act to abolish certain fees for official services to American vessels and to amend the laws relating to shipping commissioners, seamen and owners of vessels, and for other purposes,” amending Section fourteen of the Act of Congress approved Juné twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, entitled “An Act to remove certain burdens on the American mer

Vol. 24 p. 81.

Vol. 23. p. 57.

MUKUNTUWEAP
NATIONAL MONUMENT

Embracing Sections 3,4,5,6,8,9,10,14,15,16, 21, 22, 23, 26,27,28 33 and 34 in T. 405. R.10; and all of the Mukuntuweap canyon in T 41 S. R. O all west of the Salt Lake Meridian

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Proclamations exempting customs dues

chant marine and encourage the American foreign carrying trade, and for other purposes,” upon vessels entered in ports of the United States from ports in the Province of Ontario in the Dominion of Canada; ports in the island of Monserrat in the West Indies; the ports of Panama and Aspinwall (Colon); port of San Juan del Norte (Greytown), Nicaragua; port of Boca del Toro, United States of Colombia; ports in the Kingdom of the Netherlands; free ports of the Dutch East Indias; ports in the island of Guadeloupe, French West India Islands; ports in the island of Grenada, British West India Islands; and the port of Copenhagen, Denmark, respectively;

And whereas, Section thirty-six of the Act of Congress approved August fifth, nineteen hundred and nine, entitled an "Act to provide revenue, equalize duties and encourage the industries of the United States, and for other purposes,” will repeal, sixty days after the approval of said Act, section eleven of the Act of Congress approved June nineteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-six, aforesaid, amending Section fourteen of the Act of Congress approved June twentysixth, eighteen hundred and eighty-four, aforesaid, by virtue of which the proclamations aforesaid were issued and have continued in force and effect;

And whereas, Section thirty-six of the Act of Congress approved August fifth, nineteen hundred and nine, provides the rates of tonnage duty which shall be imposed on and after October fifth, nineteen hundred and nine, upon vessels which shall be entered in any port of the United States;

Now, therefore, I, William Howard Taft, President of the United
States of America, in pursuance of the aforesaid Section thirty-six of revoked.

Vol. 23, pp. 841, 842. the Act aforesaid, do hereby revoke the said proclamations of January thirty-first, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, February twenty- Vol. 28, pp. 1245. sixth, eighteen hundred and eighty-five, September ninth, eighteen Vol. 30, p. 1778. hundred and eighty-five, April twenty-second, eighteen hundred and eighty-seven, April sixteenth, eighteen hundred and eighty-eight, May second, eighteen hundred and ninety-four, and July nineteenth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, suspending the collection of tonnage taxes upon vessels entered in ports of the United States from ports in the Province of Ontario, in the Dominion of Canada; ports in the island of Monserrat in the West Indies; the ports of Panama and Aspinwall (Colon); port of San Juan del Norte (Greytown), Nicaragua; Port of Boca del Toro (now in the Republic of Panama); ports in the Kingdom of the Netherlands; free ports of the Dutch East Indias; ports in the island of Guadeloupe, French West India Islands; ports in the island of Grenada, British West India Islands, and the port of Copenhagen, Denmark, respectively; this said revocation of said proclamations to take effect on and after the fifth day of October, nineteen hundred and nire.

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 sixth day of August in the

year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and nine, and (SEAL.] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and thirty-fourth.

WM H TAFT.
By the President:
ALVEY A. ADEE

Acting Secretary of State.

Vol. 24, p. 1025.

25. , 1485.

In effect October 5, 1909.

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