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Vol. 34, p. 225. two of the act of Congress entitled, “An Act for the Preservation of
American Antiquities”, approved June 8, 1906, do hereby set aside and reserve, subject to any valid existing rights, as the Navajo National Monument, within the Navajo Indian Reservation, two tracts of land containing one hundred and sixty acres each, and within which are situated prehistoric ruins known as “Betata Kin” and “Keet Seel", respectively, and one tract of land, containing forty acres, and within which is situated a prehistoric ruin known as "Inscription House”. The approximate location of these tracts is shown upon the diagram which is hereto attached and made a part of
this proclamation. Reserved from settle
Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not ment, etc.
to appropriate, excavate, injure or destroy any of the ruins or relics hereby declared to be a National Monument, or to locate or settle upon any of the lands reserved and made a part of this Monument 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 14th day of March, in the year
of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve, and (SEAL.) of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and thirty-sixth.
Acting Secretary of State.
March 16, 1912.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
Honors directed on
To the People of the United States: United States Battle A Memorial Service for the officers and enlisted men of the crew of ship “Maine." Memorial service. the late United States Battleship MAINE, who lost their lives in the
service of our country as a result of the destruction of that vessel in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, on the night of February 15, 1898, will be held at the south front of the State, War and Navy Department Building, in the City of Washington, at 2:30 o'clock in the afternoon of Saturday, March 23rd, 1912. Immediately following the Memorial Service the remains of the men recently recovered from the wreck of the MAINE will be conveyed in funeral procession to the Arlington
National Cemetery and there interred with full military honors. the day of memorial
In testimony of the respect in which the Government and people service.
of the United States hold the memory of those who lost their lives in the MAINE, I do hereby direct that the flags on the White House and the several departmental buildings in Washington be displayed at half-staff from 9 o'clock a. m., until 4:30 o'clock p. m., on March 23rd, 1912; and that suitable military and naval honors, under the orders of the Secretaries of War and of the Navy, be rendered on that day. Done at the City of Washington this 16th day of March in the year
of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twelve and of (SEAL.] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and thirty-sixth.
WM H TAFT
Acting Secretary of State.