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NAVAJO NATIONAL MONUMENT

Embracing the Keet Seeland Betata Kin Ruins, located in two small tracts of 160 Acres each, along Laguna Creek,and

Inscription House Ruins on Navajo Creek in a 40 acre tract,all within the Navajo Indian Reservation.

ARIZONA
Total area 360 Acres

N/39°26'E. 21 Miles 39. Chs.gylks
M.P.209, Utah-Ariz. Boundary

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

March 14, 1912

A PROCLAMATION.

WHEREAS, a Joint Resolution of Congress, approved March 14th, Export of arms, etc. 1912, reads and provides as follows: "That whenever the President shall find that in any American country conditions of domestic violence exist which are promoted by the use of arms or munitions of war procured from the United States, and shall make proclamation thereof, it shall be unlawful to export except under such limitations and exceptions as the President shall prescribe any arms or munitions of war from any place in the United States to such country until otherwise ordered by the President or by Congress";

AND WHEREAS, it is provided by Section II of the said Joint Resolution, “That any shipment of material hereby declared unlawful after such a proclamation shall be punishable by fine not exceeding ten thousand dollars, or imprisonment not exceeding two years, or both": Now, therefore, I, William Howard Taft, President of the United Declaration of do

mestic violence in Mex States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority con-ico. ferred in me by the said Joint Resolution of Congress, do hereby declare and procraim that I have found that there exist in Mexico such conditions of domestic violence promoted by the use of arms or munitions of war procured from the United States as contemplated by the said Joint Resolution; and I do hereby admonish all citizens anime against me. of the United States and every person to abstain from every violation etc. of the provisions of the Joint Resolution above set forth, hereby made applicable to Mexico, and I do hereby warn them that all violations of such provisions will be rigorously prosecuted. And I do hereby Oficers to enjoin upon all officers of the United States, charged with the execution of the laws thereof, the utmost diligence in preventing violations of the said Joint Resolution and this my Proclamation issued thereunder, and in bringing to trial and punishment any offenders against the same.

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 fourteenth day of March

in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and (SEAL.) twelve and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and thirty-sixth.

WMH TAFT
By the President:
HUNTINGTON WILSON

Acting Secretary of State.

Officers to enforce

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

March 14, 1912.

A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Navajo National Monument, Arizona, created Navajo National Monby proclamation dated March 20, 1909, after careful examination and Preamble. survey of the prehistoric cliff dwelling pueblo ruins, has been found to Vol. 36, p. 2491. reserve a much larger tract of land than is necessary for the protection of such of the ruins as should be reserved, and therefore the same should be reduced in area to conform to the requirements of the act Vol. 34, p. 225. authorizing the creation of National Monuments;

Now, therefore, I, William H. Taft, President of the United Area diminished. States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by Section

ment, etc.

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 settleWarning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized

persons not 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.

WMH TAFT
By the President:
HUNTINGTON WILSON

Acting Secretary of State.

March 16, 1912.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

Honors directed on

service.

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 Havană, 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 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 thé Səcretaries 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
By the President:
HUNTINGTON WILSON

Acting Secretary of State.

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