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(enter here orders forbidding public meetings,
assemblages, processions, parades, demonstra-
tions; the carrying of arms or weapons; exclu-
sion of persons, except residents, from the dis-
trict affected; regulating the speed of vehicles;
and other regulations or restrictions which may
be necessarily imposed in view of the situation)
I do further proclaim and declare that any person
violating the orders of the President aforesaid, or my
orders hereinabove appearing, will be arrested and
held by the military authorities for proper disposition;
and that acts of force or violence on the part of the
civil population will be met with such force necessary
to restore order and submission to the constituted
In order that their lives and their persons may not
be endangered, I adjure all people to keep away from
all scenes of disorder.
In the name of the President of the United States,
I command that you disperse and retire peaceably to
; your homes.
(2) If the President has directed action to enforce Federal
laws and to protect Government property, and a request from
State authorities is not involved, the commander's proclama-
tion may take the following form:
WHEREAS, by reason of unlawful obstructions,
combinations, and assemblages, it has become imprac-
ticable, in the judgment of the President of the United
States, to enforce the laws of the United States by the
ordinary course of judicial proceedings within
................. and particularly within that por-
tion of ................ described as follows, to-wit:
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