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Porto Rican revenues.

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such merchandise and articles shall be entered at the several ports of entry free of duty;" and

Whereas by the same act it was provided, “that as soon as a civil government for Porto Rico shall have been organized in accordance with the provisions of this act, and notice thereof shall have been given to the President, he shall make proclamation thereof, and thereafter all collections of duties and taxes in Porto Rico under the provisions of this act shall be paid into the treasury of Porto Rico, to be expended as required by law for the government and benefit thereof, instead of being paid into the Treasury of the nited States;” and

Whereas the legislative assembly of Porto Rico has enacted and put into operation a system of local taxation to meet the necessities of the government of Porto Rico as aforesaid, and has passed and caused to be communicated to me the following resolution: A JOINT RESOLUTION of the Legislative Assembly of Porto Rico, notifying the President of the

United States that the Legislative Assembly of Porto Rico has enacted and put into operation a
system of local taxation to meet the necessities of the Government of Porto Rico, established by
Act of Congress, entitled “an Act temporarily to provide revenues and a Civil Government for

Porto Rico, and for other purposes," duly approved April 12th, 1900:
Be it Resolved by the Legislative Assembly of Porto Rico:

Whereas: A civil government for Porto Rico has been fully and completely organized in accordance with the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled “. An Art temporarily to provide revenues and a civil government for Porto Rico, and for other purposes," duly approved April 12th, 1900, and:

Whereas: It was provided by the terms of said Act of Congress, that whenever the Legislative Assembly of Portu Rico shall have enacted and put into operation a system of local taxation to meet the necessities of the Government of Porto Rico, by the aforesaid Act established, and shall by resolution duly passed so notify the President, he shall make proclamation thereof, and thereupon all tariff duties on merchandise and articles going into Porto Rico from the United States, or coming into the United States from Porto Rico shall cease, and from and after such date all such merchandise and articles shall be entered at the several ports of entry free of duty:

Now Therefore: The Legislative Assembly of Porto Rico in extraordinary session duly called by the Governor and held at San Juan, the Capital, on July fourth, A. D. 1901, acting pursuant to the authority and power in it vested by the provisions of the said Act of Congress above referred to, does hereby notify the President of the United States that by virtue of an Act of the Legislative Assembly of Porto Rico, entitled “An Act to provide revenue for the people of Porto Rico, and for other purposes," duly approved January 31st, A. D. 1901, and of other acts of the Legis. lative Assembly duly enacted at the first session of the Legislative Assembly of Porto Rico, duly held at San Juan, Porto Rico, commencing December 3rd, 1900, and ending January 31st, A. D. 1901, it has enacted and put into operation a sys. tem of local taxation to meet the necessities of the Government of Porto Rico, by the aforesaid Act of Congress established.

The Legislative Assembly of Porto Rico hereby directs that a copy of this joint resolution be presented to the President of the United States, and hereby requests the Governor of Porto Rico to deliver the same to the President, to the end that proclamation may be made by him according to the provisions of the said Act of Congress, and if it shall seem wise and proper to the President, that such proclamation may issue on the twenty-fifth day of July, the said day being a legally established holiday in Porto Rico commemorating ihe anniversary of the coming of the American flag to the Island.

William H. HUNT,

President of the Executire Council Max. F. Rossy,

Speaker of the House of Delegates.

Approved, July 4th, A. D. 1901.

Caas. H. ALLEN,

Governor.

Porto Rico civil goyenument organized.

Now, therefore, I, William McKinley, President of the United States, in pursuance of the provisions of law above quoted, and upon the foregoing due notification, do hereby issue this my proclamation, and do declare and make known that a civil government for Porto Rico has been organized in accordance with the provisions of the said act of Congress;

And I do further declare and make known that the Legislative Assembly of Porto Rico has enacted and put into operation a system

Local taxation established.

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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 Yo...! this twenty-fifth day of July,
in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and
[seAL.] one, and of the Independence of the United States the one
hundred and twenty-sixth.

WILLIAM McKINLEY
By the President:
DAVID J. HILL

Acting Secretary of State.

[No. 9..]
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF America.
A PROCLAMATION.

Whereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Congress, approved M. third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, “An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes”, “That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or not, as public reservations, and the President shall, by public proclamation, declare the establishment of such reservations .Pthe limits thereof.”;

And whereas, the public lands in the State of Utah, within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart and reserving said lands as a public reservation;

Now, therefore, I, William McKinley, President of the United to

States, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaim that there is hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parcels of land lying and being situate in the State of Utah and particularly described as follows, to wit:

Beginning at the north-east corner of Section four (4), Township ten (10) South, Range three (3) East, Salt Lake base and Meridian, Utah; thence westerly along the township line to the north-west corner of Section five (5), Township ten (10) South, Range two (2) East; Thence southerly to the north-east corner of Section nineteen (19), said township; thence westerly to the north-west corner of said section; thence southerly along the range line to the south-west corner of Township twelve (12) South, Range two % East; thence easterly to the jo. corner of said township; thence northerly to the north-west corner of Section thirty (30), Township eleven (11) South, Range three (3) East; thence easterly to the south-east corner of Section twenty-one (21), said township; thence northerly along the section line to the north-east corner of Section four (4), Township ten (10) South, Range three (3) East, the place of beginning.

o; 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

August 3, 1901.

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Vol. 26, p. 1103.

Forest Reserve, tah.

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Reserved from settlement.

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 settle

ment upon the tract of land reserved by this proclamation. The Payson Forest Reserve.

The reservation hereby established shall be known as the Payson Forest Reserve.

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 August, in the year

of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and one and of the [SEAL.] Independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-sixth.

WILLIAM McKINLEY By the President:

ALVEY A. ADEE,

Acting Secretary of State.

[No. 10.]

August 20, 1901.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

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Vol. 31, p. 1442.

nations.

Whereas notice bas been given me by the Louisiana Purchase Exposition Commission, in accordance with the provisions of Section 9 of the Act of Congress, approved March 3, 1901, entitled "An Act To provide for celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the purchase of the Louisiana territory by the United States by holding an international exhibition of arts, industries, manufactures, and the products of the soil, mine, forest, and sea in the city of St. Louis, in the State of Missouri,” that provision has been made for grounds and buildings

for the uses provided for in the said Act of Congress: Louisiana Purchase Now, therefore, I, William McKinley, President of the United States, Exposition. Time of, announced. by virtue of the authority vested in me by said Act, do hereby declare Post, p. 2011.

and proclaim that such International Exhibition will be opened in the city of St. Louis, in the State of Missouri, not later than the first day

of May, nineteen hundred and three, and will be closed not later than Invitation to foreign the first day of December thereafter. And in the name of the Govern

ment and of the people of the United States, i do hereby invite all the nations of the earth to take part in the commemoration of the Purchase of the Louisiana Territory, an event of great interest to the United States and of abiding effect on their development, by appointing representatives and sending such exhibits to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition as will most titly and fully illustrate their resources, their industries, and their progress in civilization.

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 twentieth day of August, one

thousand nine hundred and one, and of the Independence of [SEAL.] the United States, the one hundred and twenty-sixth.

WILLIAM McKINLEY By the President:

JOHN HAY

Secretary of State.

[No. 11.]
BY THE PRESIDENT of THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
A PROCLAMATION.

To the people of the United States:
A terrible bereavement has befallen our people. The President of
the United States has been struck down; a crime not only against the
Chief Magistrate, but against every law-abiding and liberty-loving
citizen.
President McKinley crowned a life of largest love for his fellow
men, of earnest endeavor for their welfare, by a death of Christian
fortitude; and both the way in which he lived § life and the way in
which, in the supreme hour of trial, he met his death will remain
forever a precious heritage of our people.
It is meet that we as a nation express our abiding love and reverence
for his life, our deep sorrow for his untimely death.
Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United
States of America, do appoint Thursday next, September 19, the day
in which the body of the dead President will be laid in its last earthly
resting place, as a day of mourning and prayer throughout the United
States. I earnestly recommend all the ... to assemble on that day
in their respective so of divine worship, there to bow down in
submission to the will of Almighty God, and to pay out of full hearts
the homage of love and reverence to the memory of the great and
good President, whose death has so sorely smitten the nation.
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 September,
in the year of our #. one thousand nine hundred and
[seAL.] one, and of the independence of the United States the one
hundred and twenty-sixth.
THEODORE RoosevelT

By the President:
John HAY
Secretary of State.

[No. 12.] o
BY THE PRESIDENT of THE UNITED STATEs of AMERICA.
A PROCLAMATION.

The season is nigh when, according to the time-hallowed custom of our people, the President appoints a day as the especial occasion for praise and thanksgiving to É.

This Thanksgiving finds the people still bowed with sorrow for the death of a great and good President. We mourn President McKinley because we so loved and honored him; and the manner of his death should awaken in the breasts of our people a keen anxiety for the country, and at the same time a resolute purpose not to be driven by any calamity from the path of strong, orderly, popular liberty which as a nation we have thus far safely trod.

Yet in spite of this great disaster, it is nevertheless true that no peo

ple on earth have such abundant cause for thanksgiving as we have. The past year in particular has been one of peace and plenty. We have

September 14, 1901.

Death of William McKinley, President of the United States.

Thursday, September 19, 1901, #: a day of mourning and prayer.

November 2, 1901.

Preamble.

uplifting in things intellectual and spiritual. Let us remember that, as much as has been given us, much will be expected from us; and that true homage comes from the heart as well as from the lips and shows itself in deeds.

We can best prove our thankfulness to the Almighty by the way in which on this earth and at this time each of us

does his duty to his fellow men. Thursday, Novem Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United as a day of national States, do hereby designate as a day of general thanksgiving Thursday, thanksgiving.

the 28th of this present November, and do recommend that throughout the land the people cease from their wonted occupations, and at their several homes and places of worship reverently thank the Giver of all good for the countless blessings of our national life.

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 second day of November, in

the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and one [SEAL.] and of the independence of the United States the one hundred and twenty-sixth.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT By the President:

John Hay

Secretary of State.

[No. 13.)

April 11, 1902.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

A PROCLAMATION.

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Vol. 26, p. 1103.

orado.

Whereas, it is provided by section twenty-four of the Act of Congress, approved March third, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, entitled, "An act to repeal timber-culture laws, and for other purposes", “That the President of the United States may, from time to time, set apart and reserve, in any State or Territory having public land bearing forests, in any part of the public lands wholly or in part covered with timber or undergrowth, whether of commercial value or 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 Colorado, within the limits hereinafter described, are in part covered with timber, and it appears that the public good would be promoted by setting apart and

reserving said lands as a public reservation; Forest reserve, Col Now, therefore, I, Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United

States, by virtue of the power in me vested by section twenty-four of the aforesaid Act of Congress, do hereby make known and proclaim that there are hereby reserved from entry or settlement and set apart as a Public Reservation all those certain tracts, pieces or parce's of land lying and being situate in the State of Colorado and particularly described as follows, to wit:

In Township forty-four (14) North, Range eleven (11) East, the following sections: one (1) to three (3), both inclusive, east half of Section four (4), Sections ten (10) to fifteen (15), both inclusive, east half of Section twenty-two (22), Sections twenty-three (23) to twenty-six (26), both inclusive, and Section thirty-five (35).

In Township forty-five (45) North, Range eleven (11) East, the following sections: one (1) to five (5), both inclusive, east half of Sections six (6) and seven (7), Sections eight (8) to seventeen (17), both inclusive, sections twenty (20) to twenty-eight (28), both inclusive, east half

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