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February 5, 1931.

Tariff on wood flour.
Preamble.

DONE at the city of Washington this fifth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty[SEAL] one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and fifty-fifth.

By the President:

HENRY L STIMSON

Secretary of State.

HERBERT HOOVER

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, under and by virtue of section 336 of Title III, Part II, Statutory authoriza- of the act of Congress approved June 17, 1930, entitled "An Act To

tion.

Ante, p. 701.

Decreasing duty on wood flour to equalize

provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes", the United States Tariff Commission has investigated the differences in costs of production of, and all other facts and conditions enumerated in said section with respect to, wood flour, being wholly or in part the growth or product of the United States and of and with respect to a like or similar article wholly or in part the growth or product of the principal competing country;

WHEREAS in the course of said investigation a hearing was held, of which reasonable public notice was given and at which parties interested were given reasonable opportunity to be present, to produce evidence, and to be heard;

WHEREAS the commission has reported to the President the results of said investigation and its findings with respect to such differences in costs of production;

WHEREAS the commission has found it shown by said investigation that the principal competing country is Norway, and that the duties expressly fixed by statute do not equalize the difference in the costs of production of the domestic article and the like or similar foreign article when produced in said principal competing country, and has specified in its report the decrease in the rate of duty expressly fixed by statute found by the commission to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such difference;

AND WHEREAS in the judgment of the President such rate of duty is shown by such investigation of the Tariff Commission to be necessary to equalize such difference in costs of production.

Now, THEREFORE, I, HERBERT HOOVER, President of the United differences in costs of States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim a decrease in the

production.

Ante, p. 630.

rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 412 of Title I of said act on wood flour, from 33-% per centum ad valorem to 25 per centum ad valorem, the rate found to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such difference in costs of production.

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 fifth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirtyone, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-fifth.

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By the President:

HENRY L STIMSON

Secretary of State.

HERBERT HOOVER

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, under and by virtue of section 336 of Title III, Part II, of the act of Congress approved June 17, 1930, entitled "An Act To provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes", the United States Tariff Commission has investigated the differences in costs of production of, and all other facts and conditions enumerated in said section with respect to, hats, bonnets, and hoods, wholly or partly manufactured, described in paragraph 1504 (b) of Title I of said act, being wholly or in part the growth or product of the United States and of and with respect to like or similar articles wholly or in part the growth or product of the principal competing country;

WHEREAS in the course of said investigation a hearing was held, of which reasonable public notice was given and at which parties interested were given reasonable opportunity to be present, to produce evidence, and to be heard;

WHEREAS the commission has reported to the President the results of said investigation and its findings with respect to such differences in costs of production;

WHEREAS the commission has found it shown by said investigation that the principal competing country is Italy, and that the duties expressly fixed by statute do not equalize the difference in the costs of production of the domestic articles and the like or similar foreign articles when produced in said principal competing country, and has specified in its report the decreases in the rates of duty expressly fixed by statute found by the commission to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such difference;

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hats, bonnets, and
ferences in costs of

production.
Ante, p. 658.

AND WHEREAS in the judgment of the President such rates of duty are shown by such investigation of the Tariff Commission to be necessary to equalize such difference in costs of production. Now, THEREFORE, I, HERBERT HOOVER, President of the United Decreasing duty on States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim decreases in the hoods to equalize difrates of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 1504 (b) (4) of Title I of said act on hats, bonnets, and hoods, composed wholly or in chief value of straw, chip, paper, grass, palm leaf, willow, osier, rattan, real horsehair, cuba bark, ramie, or manila hemp, whether wholly or partly manufactured, if sewed (whether or not blocked, trimmed, bleached, dyed, colored, or stained), from $4 per dozen and 60 per centum ad valorem to $3 per dozen and 50 per centum ad valorem, the rates found to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such difference in costs of production.

IN WITNESS WAEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

DONE at the city of Washington this fifth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty[SEAL] one, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-fifth.

By the President:

HENRY L STIMSON
Secretary of State.

HERBERT HOOVER

February 12, 1931.

Marquette National Forest, Mich.

Preamble.

Vol. 36, p. 962; Vol.

43, p. 654.

U. S. C., p. 424.

Established, from
Michigan National

Forest and other lands.
Vol. 26, p. 1103; Vol.
U.S. C., pp. 418, 425.

36, p. 963.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS it appears that the Michigan National Forest, and certain other lands in the State of Michigan, should constitute the Marquette National Forest; and

WHEREAS Certain forest lands within the State of Michigan have been or may hereafter be acquired by the United States under authority of the act of Congress approved March 1, 1911 (36 Stat. 962), as amended by section 6, act of June 7, 1924 (43 Stat. 654; U. S. Code, title 16, secs. 515 and 516); and

WHEREAS certain unreserved public lands in said State are in part covered with timber or undergrowth and it appears that it would be in the public interest to give them a national-forest status;

Now, THEREFORE, I, HERBERT HOOVER, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section 24 of the act of March 3, 1891 (26 Stat. 1103; U. S. Code, title 16, sec. 471), and by section 11, act of March 1, 1911 (36 Stat. 963; U. S. Code, title 16, sec. 521), do proclaim that there are hereby reserved and set apart as the Marquette National Forest, in the State of Michigan, all lands of the United States within the area shown on the diagram attached hereto and made a part hereof, and that all lands within such area which may hereafter be acquired by the United States under Vol. 36, p. 962; Vol. authority of said acts of March 1, 1911, and June 7, 1924, shall be reserved and administered as part of said Marquette National Forest: Provided, however, That all that part of the Fort Brady Target Range Fort Brady Target Military Reservation made a part of the Michigan National Forest by Executive Order No. 4243 of June 5, 1925, shall remain subject to military use and be administered in the manner provided by said Executive order of June 5, 1925.

43, p. 653.

Proviso.

Range reserved.

Prior legal rights protected.

Reserved from settlement.

March 2, 1931.

Exportation of arms, etc., to Brazil.

Preamble.
Ante, p. 3036.

Vol. 42, p. 361.

This proclamation will not take effect upon any lands withdrawn or reserved, at this date, from settlement, entry, or other appropriation, for any purpose other than forest uses, or which are at this date legally appropriated under the public land laws, so long as such appropriation is legally maintained, or such withdrawal or reservation exists.

Warning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon the lands reserved 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 12" day of February, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-one, and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-fifth.

By the President:

HENRY L STIMSON
Secretary of State.

HERBERT HOOVER

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, by Proclamation No. 1923, issued on October 22, 1930, under a joint resolution of Congress entitled "Joint resolution to prohibit the exportation of arms or munitions of war from the United States to certain countries, and for other purposes, approved January 31, 1922 (42 Stat. 361), it was declared that there existed in

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