(B. A. I. Order 321) __ .
U. S. Department of Agri ture,._ .- i
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INU TRY
__ U.S. DEPOSITORY
RULE 1, REVISION 28.-TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF
SPLENETIC, SOUTHERN, OR TEXAS FEVER IN CATTLE
7 Effective on and after December 1, 1929
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.
The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture and notice is
hereby given, that the contagious and infectious disease known as splenetic,
southern, or Texas fever, exists in cattle in Jefferson Davis Parish, La., and
that said-mentioned disease still exists among cattle in other portions of the
State of Louisiana, and also in the following States and Territory, to wit:
Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, and Porto Rico.
Now, therefore, I, R. W. Dunlap, Acting Secretary of Agriculture, under
.authority conferred by section 1 of the act of Congress approved March 3,
4905 (33 Stat. 1264), do hereby quarantine the areas hereinafter described, and
do order by this rule 1, revision 28, under the authority and discretion con-
ferred oa the Secretary of Agriculture by section 3 of the said act of Congress,
-.approved March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 1265), that the interstate movement of cattle
j from the areas herein quarantined shall be made only in accordance with the
regulation of the Secretary of Agriculture for the prevention of the spread of
splenetic, southern, or Texas fever in cattle.
The following areas are quarantined for splenetic, southern, or Texas fever
The following counties and portions of counties are quarantined: Ashley,
Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Drew, Hemp-
stead, Hot Spring, Lafayette, Lincoln, Miller, Nevada, Ouachita, Pike, and
Union; that portion of Desha County south of the Arkansas River; and that
portion of Howard County south of townships 6 and 7 south.
The following counties are quarantined: Alachua, Bradford, Brevard, Char-
l9tte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, De Soto, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Gilchrist, Hardee,
Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Levy,
Manatee, Marion, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk,
Putnam, St. John, St. Lucie, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia.
The following parishes and portions of parishes are quarantined: Acadia,
Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Cameron, Calcasieu, Caldwell,
Catahoula, De Soto, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Jackson, Jefferson
Davis, Lafayette, La Salle, Livingston, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Pointe Coupee,
Rapides, Richland, Red River, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Landry, St. Martin, St.
Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West
Carroll, and Winn; all that portion of Ascension Parish lying north and east
; of the Mississippi River; and all that portion of Iberville Parish lying west of
the Mississippi River; and all that portion of Ouachita Parish lying west of the
The following counties are quarantined: Covingtoa, Frrest, George, Greene,
Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jones, Lamar, Mariron, Pearl River, Perry, Pike,
Smith, Stone, Walthall, and Wayne.
The entire territory is quarantined.
The following counties and portions of counties are quarantined: Anderson,
Angelina, Atascosa, Austin, Brazoria, Brazos, Brooks, Burleson, Cameron, Cass,
Chambers, Cherokee, Dimmit, Duval, Fort Bend, Freestone, Frio, Galveston,
Gregg, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Harrison, Hays, Henderson, Hidalgo, Houston,
Jasper, Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, La Salle, Lee, Leon,
Liberty, Limestone, Live Oak, McMullen, Madison, Marion, Milam, Montgomery,
Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Robertson, Rusk, Sabine, San Au-
gustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Starr, Travis, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Wal-
ler, Washington, Webb, Willacy, and Zapata,; that portion of Matagorda County
lying east of the Colorado River except the Matagorda peninsula; and that part
of Wharton County lying east of the Colorado River.
This rule 1, revision 28, shall be construed in connection with the regulation of
the Secretary of Agriculture for the prevention of the spread of splenetic, south-
ern, or Texas fever in cattle, and is subject to amendment or revision on
Rule 1, revision 27 (B. A. I. Order 312), dated October 31, 1928, effective
December 1, 1928, shall cease to be effective on and after December 1, 1929, on
*and after which date this rule 1, revision 28, which for purposes of identification
is designated as B. A. I. Order 321, shall become and be effective until otherwise
The effect of this order is as follows:
In Alabama, Clarke County is released from quarantine.
In Florida, Baker, Columbia, Suwanee, and Union Counties are released from
In Louisiana, Jefferson Davis Parish, formerly released, is requarantined.
In Mississippi, Amite, Clarke, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, and Simpson
Counties are released from quarantine.
In Texas, Bell, Red River, Upshur, and Wood Counties are released from
The existing quarantine of areas in the State of Arkansas
and the territory of Porto Rico is continued.
Done at the City of Washington, this 31st day of October,
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of
ft. W. DUwLAP,
Acting Secretary of Agriculture.
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FEEDING STATIONS FOR NONINFECTED CATTLE
Properly equipped, noninfectious pens are maintained at the following points within
the quarantined area:
McGehee, Desha County, Ark., Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. pens.
Baldwin, Duval County, Fla., Seaboard Air Line Railway pens.
Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Fla., Florida East Coast Railway pens.
Jacksonville. Duval County, Fla., National Stockyards pens.
Grand Crossing, Duval County, Fla., Southern Railway Co., pens.
Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La., Missouri Pacific Railroad and the Texas & Pacific
DeQuincy, Calcasieu Parish, La., Gulf Coast Line pens.
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
Beaumont, Jefferson County, Tex., Southern Pacific Co. pens.
Bellville, Austin County, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
Conroe, Montgomery County, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
(Englewood) Houston, Harris County, Tex., Southern Pacific Railway Co. pens.
Houston, Harris County, Tex., The Union Stock Yards pens.
Hearne, Robertson County, Tex., Houston & Texas Central Railroad pens.
Laredo, Webb County, Tex., International & Great Northern Railway pens.
Longview Junction, Gregg County, Tex. Texas & Pacific Railway Co. pens.
Orange, Orange County, Tex., Southern Pacific Lines pens.
Palestine, Anderson County, Tex., International & Great Northern Railway pens.
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