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APPENDIX F. METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER, FORT YELLOWSTONE, WYO.
Total. 1,421 813 608
Maximum, 85° on 19th instant; minimum, 25° on 6th instant; mean, 51.970; total precipitation, 0.90 inch; prevailing winds, northwest.
Maximum, 67° on 8th instant; minimum, 120 on 29th instant; mean, 36.01o; total precipitation, 2.25 inches: prevailing winds, southwest.
Maximum, 520 on 6th instant; minimum, 4o on 8th instant; mean, 24.98°; total precipitation, 1.55 inches; prevailing winds, southwest.
METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER, FORT YELLOWSTONE, W'YO.-Continued.
21 15 18 19
39 31 27
75 78 75 74 71 69 67 65 65 78 71
45 15 50 48 41 43 37
. 10 .05
15... 16.... 17.... 18 19. 20. 21.
17. 18 19. 20
42 37 41 44
23. 24. 25
30 17 29 36 30 23
28 29 30
. 10 15
39 37 18
Total. 1,9741, 206 768
2,398 1,408 990 77. 36 45. 42 31.94
2, 229 1,303 926 71.90 42.03 29.87
Maximum, 820 on 17th instant; minimum, 260 on 6th instant: mean, 60.92°; total precipitation, 1.90 inches: prevaying winds, north.
Maximum, 880 on 19th instant; minimum, 340 on 23d instant; mean, 61.390: total precipitation, 1.42 inches; prevailing winds, northwest.
Maximum, 830 on 14th instant; minimum, 340 on 220 instant; mean, 56.960; total precipitation, 2.23 inches; prevailing winds, south.
RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK.
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR,
Washington, D. C., April 1, 1899. The following rules and regulations for the government of the Yellowstone National Park are hereby established and made public pursuant to authority conferred by section 2475, Revised Statutes United States, and the act of Congress approved May 7, 1894:
(1) It is forbidden to remove or injure the sediments or incrustations around the geysers, hot springs, or steam vents; or to deface the same by written inscription or otherwise; or to throw any substance into the springs or geyser vents; or to injure or disturb in any manner or to carry off any of the mineral deposits, specimens, natural curiosities, or wonders within the park.
(2) It is forbidden to ride or drive upon any of the geyser or hot spring formations or to turn loose stock to graze in their vicinity.
(3) It is forbidden to cut or injure any growing timber. Camping parties will be allowed to use dead or fallen timber for fuel.
(4) Fires shall be lighted only when necessary, and completely extinguished when not longer required. The utmost care should be exercised at all times to avoid setting fire to the timber and grass, and anyone failing to comply therewith shall be peremptorily removed from the park.
(5) Hunting or killing, wounding, or capturing of any bird or wild animal, except dangerous animals, when necessary to prevent them from destroying life or inflicting an injury, is prohibited. The outfits, including guns, traps, teams, horses, or means of transportation used by persons engaged in hunting, killing, trapping, ensnaring, or capturing such birds or wild animals, or in possession of game killed in the park under other circumstances than prescribed above, will be forfeited to the United States, except in cases where it is shown by satisfactory evidence that the outfit is not the property of the person or persons violating this regulation and the actual owner thereof was not a party to such violation. Firearms will only be permitted in the park on written permission from the superintendent thereof. On arrival at the first station of the park guard, parties having firearms will turn them over to the sergeant in charge of the station, taking his receipt for them. They will be returned to the owners on leaving the park.
(6) Fishing with nets, seines, traps, or by the use of drugs or explosives, or in any other way than with hook and line, is prohibited. Fishing for purposes of merchandise or profit is forbidden by law. Fishing may be prohibited by order of the superintendent of the park in any of the waters of the park, or limited therein to any specified season of the year, until otherwise ordered by the Secretary of the Interior.
(7) No person will be permitted to reside permanently or to engage in any business in the park without permission, in writing, from the Department of the Interior. The superintendent may grant authority to competent persons to act as guides and revoke the same in his discretion, and no pack trains shall be allowed in the park unless in charge of a duly registered guide.
(8) The herding or grazing of loose stock or cattle of any kind within the park, as well as the driving of such stock or cattle over the roads of the park, is strictly forbidden, except in such cases where authority therefor is granted by the Secretary of the Interior.
(9) No drinking saloon or barroon, will be permittea within the limits of the park.
(10) Private notices or advertisements shall not be posted or displayed within the park, except such as may be necessary for the convenience and guidance of the publie: upon buildings on leased ground.
(11) Persons who render themselves obnoxiou by disorderly conduct or bad behavior, or who violate any of the foregoing rules, will be summarily removed from the park, and will not be allowed to return without permission, in writing, from the Secretary of the Interior or the superintendent of the park.
Any person who violates any of the foregoing regulations will be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and be subjected to a fine as provided by the act of Congress approved May 7, 1894, “to protect the birds and animals in Yellowstone National Park, and to punish crimes in said park, and for other purposes," of not more than $1,000, or imprisonment not exceeding two years, or both, and be adjudged to pay all costs of the proceedings.
E. A. HITCHCOCK,
Secretary of the Interior.