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WHEREAS, the President has also admonished all
persons who may be or may come within the areas
aforesaid, against aiding, countenancing, encouraging,
or taking any part in such lawful obstructions, com-
binations, and assemblages, and has warned all per-
sons engaged in or in any way connected with such
unlawful obstructions, combinations, and assemblages
to disperse and retire peaceably to their respective
abodes on or before the hour of ............. of the
.............. of ............... , 194 .., and has
further proclaimed that those who disregard his warn-
ing as aforesaid and persist in taking part with a
riotous mob in forcibly resisting and obstructing the
execution of the laws of the United States, or inter-
fering with the functions of the Government or de-
stroying or attempting to destroy the property of the
United States or property under its protection, cannot
be regarded otherwise than as public enemies; and
WHEREAS, I, ........................... ,
............. , have by due and proper orders, been
directed to operate within ............. .... ....
and particularly within the
area hereinbefore described, for the purpose aforesaid,
THEREFORE, I do hereby command all persons
to obey the orders of the President of the United States
and, for the purpose of more effectively and speedily,
with less loss of life and property, accomplishing the
order of the President to enforce the laws of the
United States and to protect Government property,
I do further proclaim that within the above prescribed
area, the following orders shall be observed and
(here insert orders and restrictions)
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
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