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Far Reaching Order

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Parent Issue
Day
26
Month
February
Year
1897
Copyright
Public Domain
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Washington, Feb.23.- President Cleveland has just issued thirteen executive orders, far reaching in their effect. On the recommendation of Secretary Franeis and a forestry commission of the National Academy of Sciences (appolnted by Professor Wolcott Gibbs, president of the academy), the president has signed and promulg-ated thirteen proclamations, establishing as many additional forest reservations, containing an ag-gregate' area of 21,379,840 acres. The reservations are as follows: In the Black hiïls of South Dakota, 967,630 acres; Big Horn country, in central Wyoming, 1,198,080 acres; Teton reserve, adjoining Yellowstone park, 829,440 acres; Flathead reserve, northern Montana, 1.328,400 acres; Lewis and Clarke reserves, in Montana, 2,426,080 acres; Priest River reserve, Idaho, 645,120 acres; Bitter Root reserve, in Ihaho and Montana, 3,456,000 acres; Washington reserve, in Washington, 3,540,240 acres; Olmypic reserve, Washington, 2,188,280 acres; Mount Ranier reserve, AVashington, 2,234,880 acres; Stanislaus reserve, California, 691,200 acres; San Jacinto reserve, southern California, 737,280 acres; Uintah reserve, northern Utah.

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Ann Arbor Argus
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