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8. R. B.-B. A. I. 24 November, 1931

United States Department o ~diture




SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS

BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY

OCTOBER, 1931



[This publication is issued monthly for the dissemination of information, instructions, rulings, etc.,
concerning the work of the Bureau of Animal Industry. Free distribution is limited to persons in the
service of the bureau, establishments at which the Federal meat, inspection is conducted, public owners
whose duties make it desirable for them to have such information, and journals especially concerned.
Others desiring copies may obtain them from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing
Offce, W'ashington, D. C., at 5 cents each, or 25 cents a year. A supply will be sent to each on8cial in charge
of a station or branch of the bureau service, who should promptly distribute copies to members of his force.
A file should be kept at each station for reference.l



CONTENTS
Page
Changes in directory..~.~.~. ............~................................ ......~.....~................9
Notice regarding meat inspection... ..........-.~......................~. .~..~...................... 101
Certification of hides for Poland........~...... ..~.~.~................~........ ................... 101
Animals slaughtered under Federal meat inspection, September, 1931........................._... 101
Causes of condemnations of careases, August, 1931_....~............... ........... .................. 102
Imports of food animals and of meats and meat food products, September, 1931................ ....~ 102
Summary of tuberculosis-eradication work in cooperation with States, September, 1931............ 103
Summary of hog-ebolera-control work, September, 1931.............. ............... .............. 104
Anti-hog-cholera serum and hog-cholera virus produced under licenses, September, 1931..........- 104
Licenses issued for biological products, September, 193L~.~.....~~~. .~... ........................... 104
Proceedings under the packers and stockyards act, October, 19531~.... ................... ........... 104
Results of prosecutions for violations of laws .-........~....... .~.~.................. ...~..~........ 105
Dr. W. P. ELlenberger dies~......~............................ ......................... ......... 10
New publications of the bureau~.~.~~~.~.................~.........~.....~............. ............. 0
Organization of the Bureau of Animal Industry'~ ...................... .............. .............. 106



CHANGES IN DIRECTORY

Meat Inspection Granted

$*54. Insel & Insel (Inc.), 225--255 Pacific Street, New~ark, N. J.
$167. Belmont Food Products Co., 325-327 Y'ork Street, Newport, K-y.
$490. New Bedford Provision Co. 31 Hathaway Street, Newr Bedford, M~ass.
522-A. Carmel Kiosher Provision C~o. (Inc.), 1043 W'est Thirty-eighth Street,
mail 3830 South M~organ Street, Chicago, Ill.
1792. M\Iorris Cherkasky, 307 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, Pa.


2 No sealed cars. Conduc~ts slaughtering.


85020---31








100 BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY' [October

M~eat Inspection Withdrawn

12-D. K~ingan Provision Co., 350-352 North Holliday Street, Baltimore, Mid.
14. Hellman Product.s Co. (Inc.), 3-5 Thorpe Street, Binghamton, N. Y.
244-A. Waldeck Packing Co., 2914 La Salle Street, St. Louis, M~o.
904. Alfred Berger Co., 217 Broome Street, Newark, N. J.
919. Vermont Packing Co., Bellows Falls, Vt.
974. Houlton Dressed M~eat Co., Pleasant Street, Houlton, Me.
Forom Subsidiary: Wrilson-M~artin Co., under establishments 20,
W'ilson & Co., New York, N. Y.; 20-A, Wilson & Co., Kansas
City, Kans.; 2(NQ, Wilson & Co., Oklahoma City, Okla.; and 20-B B
Wilson & Co., W'ilmington, Del. Henneberry & Co., under estab-
lishment 246, The K~eefe-Le Stourgeon Co., Arkansas Cityl, Kans.
Horse-1Meat Inspection Withdrawn

E-74. Continental Packing Co., San Jose, Calif.
1Meat Inspection Extended

Swift & Co., establishments 3, Chicago, Ill.; 3-A, Kiansas City, Kans.; 3-B,
Omaha, Nebr.; 3-D, South St. Joseph, Mio.; 3-E, South St.. Paul, 1\linn.; 3-N,
St. Louis, M~o.; 3-L, Sioux City, Iow~a; and 104, Des Mloines, Iow'a, to include St.
Louis Independent Packing Co.
Sw~ift & Co., establishment 3-C, National Stock Y~ards, Ill., to include St.
Louis Independent Packing Co., and MIissouri Butterine Co. of St. Louis.
Station Changed to Substation

Albia, Iowa, horse-ment inspection, substation of Ottumw~a, Tow-a.
Change in Address of Offiial in Charge

Dr. F. T. Suit, 350 Federal Building, Mlemphis, Tenn., instead of 1212 Sterick
Building.
Change of Offcial in Charge

Dr. A. A. Kritt succeeds hIr. WI. F. Quigley' as inspector i n charge nt M~anchester,
N. H.
Dr. Virgil Wr. Woolen succeeds Dr. Wlilliamn Fotheringham (retired) as inspector
in charge at Eau Claire, Wis.
Change of Omciral Station

Dr. Robert Jay', in charge of liver-fluke control, Corvallis, Oreg., instead of
Sacramento, Calif.
Stations Discontinued

Bellow~s Falls, V:t., meat inspection. (Remove Doctor Kritt..)
Houlton, Mle., meat inspection. (Doctor K~aufmnan will continue in charge of
Canadian import anid export inspection at Houlton.)
MI~les City, Mlont., internal parasites of horses and poultry. (Remnove RIr.
W~ehlr.)
Ot~tumwna, iowa, virus-serumi control. (Remove Doctor Lollar.)
Substation Discontinued

San Jose, Calif., horse-mieat inspection, under San Francisco, Calif.




























___~_~


101


SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEM~ENTs


1931]


Cattle


Sheep usd Goats



4. 131 .. .
7,805 .. .

14,287 ._.........
12,469 1..........

13, 112 1..........
25, 535 30

131. 127 .....
36,99j8 45

33,543 1

185,9r16 1
23,819 .. ..
8,386S ..........
68, 930 .. .
Yb,935 |. .........
96, 450 .. .. .
3,459Y I~~--
268,535 333


1,6b2,982, 410
1,59,2922, 069

13,15,81164, 008
12,2j.37,43 7,386

336,2 5 .. .. ..


Station


Calves


Swine


53, 535
6?,433
418,425
66,136
10,937
20,255
633,5415
11.014
62,016
145,414
22, 778
93,298
81,608
59, 203
142, 675
68,517

'78,45860


27, 039
1,'J,000,0


2,9:~545 5
2,772,Gbti

31,395,758
32,103,684

186, 540


Baltimore..~....... ..............~...........
But~alo...~...~.......................~.....
Chicago...................~.......~~.........
Cincinnati.................................
Clevelund.........................~...~....
Denver.........-...........................
Det roi t..... ~................... ......... .....
Fort W'orth.~.~....~........................
ladianapolis~...........~......................
Kansas Ctry~.. .......... ....................
Los A ngeles~..~ ......................... ...~.
M~ilwsukiee ................... ...............
National Stocki Yards.....................~~..
N~ew Yorki.....~. ................... ......
Omaha.............~.................. .......
Philadelphia...~..........................
St. Louis....................................
Sioux Cit;...~..... .............. ... .~......|
Sout h St. Joseph....~. ............~............
South St. Paul.............. ...... .........
W\ichits.........................~...~.....
All other stations. .................. .~........

Total:
September, 19331.. .................
September, 1930. ...........~......
9 month hs endel--
Se ptem bler, 19 1 .. .. .. .. .. .
Septem ber, 1930.... ... ... .... ... ...
N'ewf York, Brooklyln, Jersey' City' and
N'ewarki ................. .... ...........


8, 192
120,491
13,980
3,588


23, 934
12,666
60, 129
9,552
15.578

30,627
68,4104

12,344
29, 162
23,159

6,952

140K,136



6,02zr., 221


3Y,040


1,3.58
2, 206
38,297
6,571
4,247
1.852
5,772
28, 612

20,410
3,809
35,633
14,368
55,148 Y
5,689

9,228


43,951
1,913
92e,964

39j2. S07
374,388

3,51;6, 016

3i,435,700


r The sliughter figures in this group of cities are inicluded in the figures abov-e for Newf York and "All1
ot her stations and are combined bere to show total in thbe G~re.n~er N ew- York dilstrict.
Horses slaughtered:
September, 1931............... ...... .~___~_~__~........ ...~...~........ ~.................... 11, 964
September, 193).~.....~...__...... ~___~_._.....~~................~~..~............................. 12,617
9 months ended--
September, 1931...~...~...... _-__~_~__~~......... ...............~......................... 79, 712
September, 1930~..~....~.. ~~_._.~.~.. ......................................._ ......._ 88, 823
Inspections of lard at all est ablishments, 1 10,905,697 Iuspectilon pounds; com pound and other subsitutes.
49,502.821 inspection pounds; sausage, 61,28-1,298 Iuspection pounds; oleo~mrgalrine, 8,500,838 inspection
pounds.
Corresponding inspections for Septembher, 1930: LardJ, 10)1,275,215 ispection pounds; com pound and other
substitutes, 4r3,043,333 inspection pounds; sausage, 62,45~I9,852 Inspection pounds; oleomargalrine, 12,891,182
inspection pounds.
(These totals of inspection pounds do not represent actual production, as the saime product may have been
inspected and- recorded more moan once in the process of manufacturee)


NOTICE REGARDING MEAT INSPECTION

CERTIFICATION OF HIDES FOR POLAND

The bureau has been officially informed that the Polish GovernmentC requires
a sanitary certificate for hides offered for importation into that country. Accord-
ingly inspectors will issue M. I. Form 167 in duplicate for each consignment of
hides destined to Poland after satisfying themselves that the hides are from ani-
mals which have been United States inspected and passed.


ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION,
SEPTEMBER, 1931












CAUSES OF CONDEMNATIONS OF CARCASSES, AUGUST, 1931


Cause Cattle Calves Sheepbasad Swine


Emaciation......................... .......- ............-. 650 46 322 25
Hog cholera.....~...~.. .~..~.~.~.......................... 1.~.~.........~~ ~.......I....~ ......... 2,002
Iniammatory diseases_....................... ............ 890 137 965 1, 685
Immaturity..._ ..~......~......... .~.................... 74 ..~..........1.........
Tuberculosis. ................... .... ................... .. 1, 780 43 2 2, 752
Other causes~.-...... ....~...................~.. .......... 1, 129 144 725 2, 747

Total..................___..._.._......,....._.~..... 4, 449 4414 2, 014 9, 301



IMPORTS OF FOOD ANIMALS AND OF MEATS AND MEAT FOOD
PRODUCTS, SEPTEMBER, 1931

The st~atemlents following show~ the imports of food animals and of meats and
rueat food products inspected by the Bureau of Animal Industry during Septem-
ber, 1931, with 6gures for other periods for comparison.

Im ports of' food aniimals


Country of export Cattle Swine Sheep Goats


Mlexico... .. ................~............~. 2, 233 . .. .
Canada..~.....~..........~........................... 1 2, 776 352 340 .....
Virgin Islands (to Porto Rico) ................................ 121.
Total:
SepFtember, 19)31....... ................... ........... 5, 130 352 340.
September, 1930.. ....... ................ ............. 6, 027 28 528 5
9 months ended--
September, 1931.~.....................~ 76,786 157 5,457 32
September, 1930. ................... .............. 204, 580 207, 850 67

I Because of a delayed report 6 cattle, imported during August, are included in this figure.

Imnported meals and meat food products


Fresh and refrigerated
Counry f exortCured and IOther meat Total
Count~ol~por canned products weight
Beef Other


Pounds Pounds Pounds Pou nds Pounds
Arge ~ntina... ~ .~...~.................................. 1. 185, 623 ............ 1 185. 623
Australia-.~.....~.~......................................... 3. 131 3, 131
Canada................................... 20, 900 74, 719 107. 852 292, 844 496, 375
New Zealand.._.._.......~....~............ 952 34, 514 1............1 24. 514 59, 980
Para guay... ................. .............. ............ 128. 990 I... ...... .. I 128,990
Uruguay._~._.~.... .......... ............!..~.. ~......... ......... ... 641, 094 1....... 109
Other countries.~.~. ....................... ......~...... .........~... 63, 431 60,599 124, 030

Total:
September, 1931............... .. 21, 912 109, 233 2, 126, 990 381, 088 2, 639, 223
September, 1930. ._.~............ 285, 810 113, 737 1, 06j3, 827 642. 906 2, 106, 280
0 months ended--
September, 1931....... 1, 271, 211 011, 092 15, 169, 029 4. 354. 959 21, 706, 291
September, 1930....... 4, 950, 164 2, 759, 174 48, 198, 134 4, 095, 631 60, 012. 103

Condemned in September, 1931: Beef, 40 pounds; pork, 120 pounds; total, 100 pounds.
Refused entry: Pork, 1,9?2 pounds.


102


[October


BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY














SUMMARY OF TUBERCULOSIS-ERADICATION WORK IN COOPERATION
WITH STATES, SEPTEMBER, 1931


103


SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTs


Tuberculin tests
during month


Total to date


State


tory




Ala..~....


Calif._...
Colo.~...
Conn....
Dol...~...
D. C....
Fla......
G3a.. .
Idaho~...
fll.......

Ind.._....

Iowae....

Kans....
Ky.......

La......

Mec....~.
RId.....

M~ass....
Mlich....
MIinn...
MIiss....

MCo.......

M~ont...

Nebr...~.
Nw. nr
N'. H....
N'. J......
N. Dae.


N. .._..
N. C.._..

N. Dak.
Ohio....
Okla.....






S. D'a..



Utahai...

Vot.....


Ac(-
cred-
ir~d
herds


317
46
10



4133

1, 687
2. ;




1.504

533
13

13

880
11,439



6,15
17

2-3




6,6




358
5,455




6. 971
1;0

127
1, 122



110

9,341


8,5

10,720


State official


O nce-
tested-
free
herds


42,740
8, 769
19.393
8, 352
45
3.234

43


44,396
73,979



100,00

113,04


6, 181

42,94



1841.331

19, 51]

105.?7

38.342

3, 807
3, 033
5,912
3,!89

39, 007
256, 556

237. 329
14, 673

53, 696
123, 075
278

85, 873
9, 49
87,705
18, 841

7, 161

4,014

91, 334
40. 867
81.02
176,737

12, 164


Herds
under
super-
vision


45, 327
8. 873
1Y.,403
8, 662
143

7, 048
46
12,2942
53.076

225, 892

188.298

200,00

113.71
99,423

6.86

43,917
39,110

9. 610
185,00

19. 549

10j, 352



4, 116
9.60
16.60


116, 143
256, 924
79. 335
243, 109


54, 501
141. 208
713

86. 005
10, 816
87, 841
19, 772



15,2151


63, 43
82, 86
188,67

13, 52


Herds

Ios



3, 133
56
609
347


6, 1


234

2,64 j




234
1, 316



667
2. 065

1, 107
9, 317
6.47,5


1, 102





69 L

456

782

211





8, 176
1308


985


11


54

271
"33

41

1,272

167

1,560

13
11

33

26
193

1, 033
96
5413
21

15

14



2,313


3, 28

2

74





9

34



199


Cattl~e
tested



9.986
2, 175
5,186
4,2.57
233
7,8?5
3, 105
0
8, 757
9, 011
5. 614
110,574

24, 113

81,222

4,25
5,704

945

5,4E1
19,39

12, 24

11H. 33-1
11, 381

9,110

7, 004

2, 88




88, 612
2, 169
2,410
39, 194
9,2;1

11, 278
72, 889
1, 735

3, 586
4. 544
4, 931
9, 473

6,298

I14,58

II,00
18, 135
5, 89
203,33

231
2, J2


C. .1. Cary, Auburn.
E. L. Stamn, Phoenix.
J. II. Bur, Little Rock.
J. J. King, Saramento.
C. Gj. Lamb Denver.
C harles Johnson, ilsrtford.
Ralph C. W\ilson, Dovecr.

J. \'. Kinapp. Tarllahassee.
J. hI. Burton, A~tlants.
Thomas W~. White, Boise.
D W'. Robison, Spring-
field.
Fraink HI. Brown, Indian-
npolic.
10. G3. Thornburg, Ders
lIinines.
J. HI. nlklrcer, ToIpka.
D. E. W'estmorland,
Frankforr.
E. P. FlowFer, Baron
Rougi.
II. RI. Tuckrr, Augusta.
Jamcs B. G~eorge, Balti-
nlOTP.
E. F. Richardison, Boston.
C. H. C~lark, Lsnsnn..
(' E. Cotton, St. Paul.
Charles E O'Neal, Jack-
son.
HI. A~. W~ilson, Jefferson
City.
W\. J. Butler, Helena.
H. L. Feistner, Lincoln.
Edward Recorrds, Re~no.
A. L. Felker, Conord.
J. Hl. M~cNeil, Trcnton.
hIat Keenan, Albu-
querqlue.
E. T. Faulder, A\lbany.
W'illiam lkloore, Ralrigh.
W~. F. Crewe~, Bismarck.
G. H. Pierce, Columbus.
C. C. Bisel, Oklahoma
City.
W'. H~. Lytle, Salem.
T. E. M~unce, Harrisburg.
T. E. Robinson, Provi-
dence.
W'. K;. Lewfis, Columbia.
R. S. Robiuson, Pierre.
J. AI. Jones, Nasbville.
N. F. Wd'lliams, Fort
Worth.
W. HL.Hencdric~s, Salt
Lake City.
Edwa~rd H. Jones, IRlout-
pelier.
H. C. Glivens, Richmond.
Robert Prior, Olympia.
H. .11. Gore, Charleston.
Walter W5isnickg, bIndi-
500.
H. D. Port, Cheyenne.
L. E. Case, Honolulu.


1, 076, 492 14, 829 2, 852, 4195 162, 312 3, 348, 4180


Inspector in charge





R. E. Jlckson.....
F. L. Schneider...
WV. .4. Mc~r~onald.
W~. E. Hower.......
R. Snyde r.........
RI. L. Smitlh.......
E. B. Simondts....
.t. E. W'ight....
T. WY. Cole.........
A9. L. Hirlematn...

J. J. Lintner....~..

J. E. G~ibson......

J. .4. Barger.......

N. L. Townsend..
W'. F. Balles...~...

G. T. Cole.....


E. B. Simonds.~...

E. .1. Crcssmlan...
T. S. Rich .......
W\. J. Fretz. ......
H. Robbins.......

Ralph Grsham....

J. W\. M~urdoch...
4. H. Francis.....
L. C. Butterfield..
E. A. Crossmano...
Ellis E. M~croy...
F. L. Schneid~er...

H. B. Leonard....
W. C. Deadinger.
H. H. Cohenour ..
A~. J. De Fosset ...


S. B. Foster..._....
J. B. Reidyl~.......
E. A. Crossman...


J. Ij. Wilson.......
HI. L. Fry... ..
H. L. Darby......

F. E.Mhurray....

L. H. Adams....~..

R. E. Brookbank.
J. C. Elline.......
H. nr. Newton....


John T. Dallas.~...
L. E. Case... ....














SUMMARY OF HOG-CHOLERA-CONTROL WORK, SEPTFIVIBER, 1931


I Fractions denote men dev-oting plrt time to the work.
NorE.--No work; reported fro~m States not listed.

ANTI-HOG-CHOLERA SERUMl AND HOG-CHOLERA VIRUS PRODUCED
UNDER LICENSES, SEPTEMBER, 1931



Period Total seran Cl r um MB odSmuanosH -
cleared rirus


C. c. C. c. C. c. C. c. C. c.
Septem~er, 1 31...~..~........... .. C?7i, 29,3 Rl 49.59,2'38 83,327, 395 5, 735, 614 15, 769,49~6
September, 1930 ...~..........~.....7,3, 60, 944,393 ~8, 088,6g4- 4, 865,362 16, 800,117i
9 months ended--
September, 1931....... 692, 085, P71 599, 240, 800 732L,545, 086 55, 571, 57 1412,592,3852
September, 19.30. ...... 6~5, 119, 693 498y, 74, 81 6 ,2,49 51,600, 384 138, 3641,931



LICENSES ISSUED FOR BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, SEPTEMBER, 1931

License No. 158 wass issued Septemuber 17, 1931, to the Globe Laboratories,
near Fostepco Heights, Fort W'orth, Tex. (mailing address: P. O. box 4145,
Stockyards Station, Fort Worth'r, for fowl-pox va~ccine.
License No. 199 w~as issued September 2, 1931, to the Poultry Service Labora-
tory, 319 B Street, Petaluma, Calif., for chicken-pox vaccine.



PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE PACKERS AND STOCKYARDS ACT,
OCTOBER, 1931

Dockzet No. 860.--In re F. F. Silver, Meridian Union Stocky~ards, Meridian,
Miss. On August 19, 1931, the Acting Secretary of Agriculture issued an inquiry
alleging that respondent wvas insolvent in that he wfas unable to payr his debts
as they became due in the usual course of business and that he had violated
Titles III and IV of the packers and stockyards act in connection w~ith the ban-


10


BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY


[October


narians
engaged
in work I



1


Demonstrations



Nubr Hogs
treated


Out-


to bu-
reau
veteri-
narians






21

162
15
135
9
18


86

118


17
28

13
12
8-



1, 030)


cea m
snd d-


hleet-
ings ad-
dressed


Premises
mv~esi-
gated




96
19

52
10
80
264
66
78

183
19
297
127
84
49
40
71
156

I19
2251
34
183

23
28


A9utop- ar-
sles per- ~;~
formed ti credr


State


Alabama..~-...~....
California.~.~.~.....
Colorado.....
Florida...~..._.....
Georgia.........
Idnbo...~..._._....
Illinois ... .
Indiana~~.~~.......
Iows... .. .
Kalsas....~......
Khentuck~.._..._...
Louisiana......
M~aryland.~.......
TAlichigan.. .. ..
M~ississippi._.....
Mrissouri............
Nebraska........
North Carolina..~...
Ohio.~... ... .. .
Oklabnoma...~....
South Carolina.....
South Dslkota...
Tennessee..........

1'irginia. ...........
W'a shi ngton .....
West Virginis....
W'isconsin..........

Total.........


5





2

. .


. .


. .


......... ........
I 2
......... .........
......... 3
... .........
......... .........
3 44
......... .........
......... .........
......... .........
......... .........
7 .........
......... .........
......... .........
......... I


23



3
. .
2


19



3


?3


18

545


85

9;3


25
5
76
153
43
302
52
22

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SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMIENTs


dling of livestock in commerce. On September 15, 1931, respondent acknowl-
edged receipt of the order of inquiry, admitted the truth of the matters and
things therein alleged, and waived a hearing thereon. On October 3, 1931, the
Acting Secretary~ of Agriculture suspended respondent from registration as a
market agency for six months, and ordered him to cease and desist from the un-
fair, unjust, and unreasonable practice and device of failing to account or remit
to the shippers, after deducting all legitimate expenses, the amount for which
their livestock was sold; and to keep and maintain adequate accounts, records
and memoranda pertaining to his business.
Stockyards Posted
On October 7, 1931, the Joplin Stockyards at Joplin, Mlo., w~as posted as
coming within the jurisdiction of the packers and stockyards act.
Stockyards Withdrawn from Jurisdiction
On October 17, 1931, the Stockton Feed Y'ards at Stockton, Calif., w'as with-
drawn from the jurisdiction of the packers and stockyanrds act, as it is no longer
conducted as a public market..

RESULTS OF PROSECUTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAW'S
Penalties and fines have been imposed in prosecutions for violations of regu-
latory law~s, as reported to the bureau, as follows:
Twenty-eight Hour law
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co. (two cases.), $200 penalties.
Michigan Central Railroad Co. threee cases'r, %300 penalties.
New Y'ork Central Railroad Co., $P100 penalty.
lbleat Inspection Law
George H. Lewis, Northfield Center, N. J., $100 fine, and Leon A. Berrier,
M~eadville, Pa., $40 fine, for offering unsound meat for interstate shipment.


DR. W. P. ELLENBERGER DIES
Dr. William P. Ellenberger, assistant chief of the Field Inspection Division
of the bureau died October 26 at. the Emergency Hospital, W'ashington, D. C.,
as a result of an accidental fall. Doctor Elleniberger served the bureau in various
supervisory: and executive capacities during the last 33 years.
He w~as born at Easton, W'ayne County, Ohio, July 4, 1871, and wasF educated
in the elementary and high schools at Wasdsworth, Ohio. He attended the
Ontario and M~c~illip Veterinary Colleges and the Columnbian Uiniversity of
Veterinary Mledicine in W'ashington, D. C., fromt which institution he wans gradu-
ated in 1897, receiving the degree of doctor of v~eterinary- science. Prior to
entering the bureau's service, in 1898, he practiced veterinary medicine. His
first Federal assignment was at Cincinnati, Ohio, as assistant, inspector in m~eat-
inspection work. He advanced to inspector in charge of tickl-eradicatiol \\n rk
in Tennessee and subsequently rose to the position of assistant chief of the Tick
Eradication Division, serving from 1917-1920, when he became assistant chief
of the Field Inspection Division. He w~as joint author of a farmers' hulletin
dealing w~ith cattle-fever ticks and methods of eradication, whiich has been in
great demand, and of a publication giving directions for constructing vats and
dipping cattle to destroy ticks.

NEW PUBLICATIONS OF THE BUREAU
[The bureau keeps no mailing list for spending publications to individual employees but sends copie; to
on~cers in charge of stations and ounces. TIhese publications shouilld be regalrdedl ,.s noilcanlon copies. bo
far as possible additional copies will be furnished on req uest.]
Farmers' Bulletin No. 8341 reviseded. Hog Cholera. By MI. Dorset, Biochemic
Division, and U. G. Houck, Division of Hog-Cholera Control. Pp. 29, figs. 11.
Yearbook Separate No. 1158. Abortion-Disease Tests G~ive Information on
the Presence of this Malady. By W. E. Cotton and J. Mi. Buick, Experiment
Station. Pp. 3.




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Yearbook Separate No. 1160. Cattle Ticks Can Be Eradicated by System of
Vacating Pastures. By W. M. MacE~ellar, Tick Eradication Division. Pp. 2.
Yearbook Separate No. 1162. Federal Meat Inspection Protects Consumers
and Locates Animal Diseases. By W. C. Herrold, Meat Inspection Division.
Pp. 4, figsdk.eprt 2. 13B .I kdoe ivso fVrsSrmCnri
Yeaboo Searae N. 163.Hog-Cholera Serum Is Greatly Improved by
Pasteurizing Process.ByDI.SdorDvioofVu-eumCnol
Pp. 3, figs. 2.
Yearbook Separate No. I165. Livestock Are Healthier Than Formerly,
According t~o Meat-Inspection Data. By J. R. Mohler, Chief of Bureau of
Animal Industry. Pp. 3, figs. 3.
Yearbook Separate No. 1167. Milk Coats Show Effect of Good Feed by
Prompt Increase in Product~ion. By V. L. Simmons, Animal Husbandry Division.
Pp. 2, fig. 1.
Yearbook Separat.e No. 1168. Poultry Profits are Largely Dependent on
High Egg Production. By J. P. Quinn, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 3,
figs. 3.
Yearbook Separate No. 1169. Scales May Be Balanced and Be Very Sensitive
and Y'et Be Inaccurate. By C. A. Briggs, Packers and Stockyards Division..
Pp. 3, figs. 2.
Y'earbooki Separate No. 1171. Swine If Inbred Give Birth to Small Litters of
Pigs Lacking Vigor. By H. C. MC~cPhee, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 2.
Yearbook Separate No. 1173. Swine-Sanitation Plan Results in More and
Better Pigs per Sow. By J. E. Gibson, Division of Hog-Cholera Control. Pp.
3, figs. 2.
Y'earbooki Separate No. I1741. Tuberculosis of Cattle Practically Eradicated
front Stat~e of Michigan. By T. S. Rich, Tuberculosis Eradication Division. :
Pp. 3, fig. 1.
Amendment 3 to B. A. I. Order 331. Declaring names of counties placed in
modified accredited area for tuberculosis. Effective, October 1, 1931. P. 1,
mimeographed.
Journal of Agricultural Research Separate, Vol. 43, No. 4. Key No. A-146.
N-Butylidene Chloride, a New Drug for the Treatment of Equine Strongylidosis.
By Willard H. Wright, H. B. Raffensperger, John Bozicevich, Paul C. Under-
w~ood, Zoological Division, and Jacob M4. Sch~afer, Biochemic Division.


ORGANIZATION OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY ;
C'hief:' JoHN R. IlOHLER.
Associate Chief: U. G. HOUCKi.
Assistant Chief: A. W'. M~ILLE R.
Administrativle O.1/icer: CHARLES C. CARROLL.
Chief Clerk: J. R. COHRAN.
Assistant to Chief: D. S. BUone.
Animal Husbandry Divisionl: E. W. SHEETs, chief.
Biochemnic Division: M. DonsET, chief.
Divlision of' Hog-Cholera Control: U. G. HOUCK, chief.
Divlision of Virus-Serum Control: D. I. SKIDMORE, chief.
Field Inispectioni Division: G. W'. POPE, chief. .
Mleat Inspection Division: R. P. STEDOM, chief.
Packers and Stockyards Division: A. W. M~ILLER, Obief.
Pathological Divlisioni: HARRY W. SCHOENING, Rctingachief.
Tick Eradication Division: R. A. RAMSAY, chief.
Tutbercurlosis Eradication Divrision: A. E. WIGHT, chief.
Zoological Division: MIAURICE C. HALL, chief.
Experimnent Stationi: W'. E. CorroN, superintendent.
Office of' Accounts: GEORGE F. TUCKER, in Charge.
Oqllice of' Personnel: GEORGE R. BROWN, in charge.



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S. R. A.-B. A. I. 294. United States Department o SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY O CTOBER, 1931 [This publication is issued monthly for the dissemination of information, instructions, rulings , etc., concerning the work of the Bureau of Animal Industry. Free distribution is limited to persons in the service o f the bureau, establishments at which the Federal meat inspection is c onducte d , public officers whose duties make it desirable for them to have such information, and journ a ls especi a lly concerned. Others desiring copies may obtain them from the Superintendent of Documents , Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., at 5 cents ea ch, or 25 cents a year. A supply will be sent to e a ch offici a l in cb arg11 of a station o r branch of the bureau service, who should promptly distribute copies to members of his force. A file should be kept at each station for reference.] CONTENTS Page Changes in directory____________________________________ _ _ _ _ _____________ _ _ ____ ____ _____ _ _ ______ ___ 99 Notice regarding meat inspection________ _______________________________ _______ _ ______ _____________ 101 Certific a tion of hides for Poland______ ___________________________________ _ ______________________ 101 Animals sla ughtered under Federa l me a t inspection, September, 193L__________ _______________ _ _ _ _ 101 Causes of condemnations of carc a ses, August, 1931___________________ _ _________ _ _ _____ _ _ _ _ ____ ______ 102 Imports of food anima l s and of meats and meat food products , September, 193L___ _____ _ _ _ _________ 102 Summary of tuberculosis-eradication work in cooperation with Sta tes, September, 193L _ ________ _ _ _ 103 Summary of hog-cholera-control work , September, 1931___________________ _________________________ 104 Anti-hog-cholera serum and bog-cho l era virus produced unde r licenses, Septembe r, 193L _ _______ _ _ 104 Licenses issued for biological products, September , 1931_________ _ _____________ ____ _ ________________ 104 Proceedings under the packers and stocky a rds act, October, 1931-_ __ _ _ _ __ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 104 Results o f prosecutions for violations of laws______________________________________ _ _ _____ _ _ _ _____ _ _ 105 Dr. W. P. Ellenberge r dies________________ _ _____________________________ _ _ _________ _ _____ _ _________ 105 New publi cations of the bureau ___________ _ _ _ _______________________ _______________________ _ _______ 105 Organization o f the Bureau of Animal Industry_ ________ _ ______ ____ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _______________ _ _ ______ __ 106 t*54. tl67. t490. 522-A. t792. CHANGES IN DIRECTORY Meat Inspection Granted Ins el & I nsel (Inc . ), 225--255 Pacifi c Stree t , Newark, . J. Belmont Food Products Co., 325--327 York Street, Newport, K y . ew Bedford Provision Co. , 31 Hathaway Stree t , e w Bedford, M ass. Carmel Kosher Provision Co. (Inc.), 1043 W es t Thirty-eighth Street, mail 3830 South Morgan treet, Chic ago, Ill. Morris Cherkasky , 307 Callowhill $tree t , Phila d elphia, Pa. t No sealed c a r s . • Conducts s l a u ghtering . 85020-31 99

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100 BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY [October Meat Inspection Withdrawn 12-D. Kingan Provision Co., 350-352 North Holliday Street, Baltimore, Md. 14. Hellman Products Co. (Inc.), 3-5 Thorpe Street, Binghamton, N. Y. 244-A. Waldeck Packing Co., 2914 La Salle Street, St. Louis, Mo. 904. Alfred Berger Co., 217 Broome Street, Newark, N. J. 919. Vermont Packing Co., Bellows Falls, Vt. 974. Houlton Dressed Meat Co., Pleasant Street, Houlton, Me. From Subsidiary: Wilson-Martin Co., under establishments 20, Wilson & Co., New York, N. Y.; 20-A, Wilson & Co., Kansas City, Kans.; 20-Q, Wilson & Co., Oklahoma City, Okla.; and 20-BB Wilson & Co., Wilmington, Del. Henneberry & Co., under establishment 246, The Keefe-Le Stourgeon Co., Arkansas City, Kans. Horse-Meat Inspection Withdrawn E-74. Continental Packing Co., San Jose, Calif. Meat Inspection Extended Swift & Co., establishments 3, Chicago, Ill.; 3-A, Kansas City, Kans.; 3-B, Omaha, Nebr.; 3-D, South $t. Joseph, Mo.; 3-E, South St. Paul, Minn.; 3-N, St. Louis, Mo.; 3-L, Sioux City, Iowa; and 104, Des Moines, Iowa, to include St. Louis Independent Packing Co. Swift & Co., establishment 3-C, National Stock Yards, Ill. , to include St. Louis Independent Packing Co., and Missouri Butterine Co. of St. Lows. Station Changed to Substation Albia, Iowa, horse-meat inspection, substation of Ottumwa, Iowa. Change in Address of Official in Charge Dr. F. T. Suit, 350 Federal Building, Memphis, Tenn., instead of 1212 Sterick Building. Change of Official in Charge Dr. A. A. Kritt succeeds Mr. W. F. Quigley as inspector in charge at Manchester, N. H. Dr. Virgil W. Woolen succeeds Dr. William Fotheringham (retired) as inspector in charge at Eau Claire, Wis. Change of Official Station Dr. Robert Jay, in charge of liver-fluke control, Corvallis, Oreg., instead of Sacramento, Calif. Stations Discontinued Bellows Falls, Vt., meat inspection. (Remove Doctor Kritt.) Houlton, Me. , meat inspection. (Doctor Kaufman will continue in charge of Canadian import and export inspection at Houlton.) Miles City, Mont., internal parasites of horses and poultry. (Remove Mr. Wehr. ) Ottumwa, Iowa, virus-serum control. (Remove Doctor Lollar.) Substation Discontinued San Jose, Calif., horse-meat inspection, under San Francisco, Calif.

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1931] SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS N OTI C E R EGA RD ING MEA T INSPECTION CERTIFICATION OF ffiDES FOR P OLAND 101 The bureau has been officially informed that the Polish Government requires a sanitary certificate for hid offered for importation into that country. Accordingly inspectors will issue M. I. Form 167 in duplicate for each consignment of hides destined to Poland after satisfying themselves that the hides are from animal s which have been United States inspected and passed. ANIMALS SLAUGHTER E D UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION, SEPTEMBER, 1 931 Station B a ltimore __________________________________ _ Buff alo ____________________________ --____ ---_ 8~~~r:iati~== = = == = = = = = = == = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Cleveland ___________________ --__ -_____ ----Denver _____________________________________ _ Detroit _____________________________________ _ Fort Worth _________________________________ _ India napolis ________________________________ _ Kansa s City ________________________________ _ Los Angeles ________________________________ _ Milwaukee _________________________________ _ National tock Yards ______________________ _ New York __________________________________ _ Omaha _____________________________ ________ _ Philadelphia ________________________________ _ St. Louis ________ ___________________________ _ Sioux City __________________________________ _ outh St. Joseph ____________________________ _ South St. PauJ _____________________________ _ Wichit a ____________________________________ _ All other stations ___________________________ _ Tota l : September, 193L _________________ _ September, 1930 __________________ _ 9 months ended-September, 193L _______________________ _ September, 1930 ________________________ _ New York, Brooklyn, Jersey City and Newark 1 _________________________________ _ Cattle 7,673 8,192 129,491 13,980 3,588 7,781 6,601 23,934 12,666 60,129 9,582 15,578 28,186 30,627 68,404 5,935 12,344 29,162 23,459 42,485 6,952 1 4 0 ,136 6 6, 85 760,372 6,026,221 6,037,797 3 ,040 Calves 1,358 2,206 38,297 6,571 4,247 1,852 5,772 28,642 3,437 20,410 3,809 35,633 14,368 55,148 5,689 7,872 9,228 4,442 4,968 43,981 1,913 92,964 Sheep and l ambs 4,131 7,80 5 307,047 14,287 12,469 37,569 13,112 25,535 8,401 134,127 36,998 9,419 33,5 3 278,043 185,916 23,819 ,386 68,930 88,93 5 96,450 3,489 268,535 392,807 1,6 66,986 374,388 1 , 591, 292 3,566,016 13,1 0 ,866 3, 435, 706 12, 237, 493 61,947 336,248 Goats 30 45 1 1 333 410 2,069 4, OC8 7,386 Swine 53,535 67,433 418,425 66, 136 40,937 20,255 63,545 11,014 62,016 145,414 22,778 93,298 81,608 59,203 142,675 68,517 106,600 7 8,458 58,519 177,159 27,039 1,090 ,001 2,954,565 2,772,666 31,395,758 32,103,684 186,540 1 The slaughter figures in this group of cities are included in the figures abov e for "New York" and "All other stations" and a re combined here to show total in the G reater r ew York district. Horses slaughtered: ~:g~:~g:~: ii~&=============================================================================== ii;~~~ 9 months ended-~:gi:~g:~; i~~&=========================================================================== Inspections of l ard at all establishments, 110,905,697 inspection pounds; compound and other substitutes. 49,502,821 inspection pounds; sausage, 61,284,298 inspection ponds; oleom arga rine , 8,590,838 inspection pounds. Corresponding inspections for September, 1930: L a rd, 101,275,215 inspe ctio n pounds; compound and other substit1,1tes, 43,C43,333 inspection pounds; sausage, 62,459,852 inspe ct ion pounds; oleom a rg a rine, 12,891,l 2 mspect10n pounds. (These totals of inspection pounds do not represent actual production, as the s ame product may have bee n inspected and recorded more th a n once in the pro cess of m a nufacture. )

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102 BUREAU OF A N IMAL INDUSTRY [October C A USES OF CONDEMNATIONS OF CAR CASSES, AUGUST, 1931 Cause Cattle Calves Sheep and lambs Swine Emaciation______________________________________________ 650 46 322 25 Hog cholera_____________ _________________________________ __ __ _ _ __ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ 2, 092 Inflammator y diseases___ ________________________________ 890 137 965 1,68 5 Immaturity____________ ______________________________________________ 74 ________________ _____ _ Tuber culosis____________ _______________ _______________ ___ 1 , 780 43 2 2, 752 Other causes.--------------------------------------------1 ,129 144 725 2,747 Total _____________________________________________ _ 4,449 444 2 ,014 9,301 IMPOR T S OF FOOD ANIMALS A N D O F M EATS AND MEAT FOOD PRODUCT S , SEPTEMBER, 1931 The statements fo llowing show the imports o f food animal s and of meats and meat food p roducts inspected by the Bureau of An imal Industr y during September , 1 931, with figures for other periods fo r comparison. Imports of food animal s Countr y o f export Cattle Swine Sheep Goats Mexico ________________________________________________________ _ Canada _______________________________________________________ _ 2,233 I 2 ,776 121 352 340 ----------Virgin Islands (to Porto Rico) _________________________________ _ 1----1-----1----Total : September, 193L _____ _______________________________ _ September, 1930 _______________________ ______________ _ 9 months ended-5 ,130 6,027 352 2S 340 528 September, 193L ________________________________ _ September, 1930 . ________________________________ _ 76,786 204,58 0 1,597 290 5,457 7,85 0 ' 1 Because of a delayed report 6 cattle, imported dl:lring August, are included in this figu r e. I mported meats and meat food pr o ducts F resh and refrigerated Country o f expor t Cured and Other meat canned products Beef Other Pounds Pounds Pounds Pounds Argentina _ ________________________________ -------------------1. 185,623 ------------A us tralia __________________________________ --------------------------------3,131 Canad a. ______________________ _____________ 20,960 74,719 107,852 292,844 New Zealand ______________________________ 952 34,51 4 ------------24,514 Paraguay ____ _____________________ _________ -----------------------1 28,99 0 ------------Uruguay ______ ___________________________ _ ----------------------641,094 ------------Other countr ies ____________________________ ----------------------63,43 1 60,599 Total: September , 193L _ _______________ 21,912 109,233 2,126,990 381,088 September, 1930 _________________ 285,810 9 months ended-113, 737 1,063,827 642,906 September , 1931_ ____________ 1,271,211 911,092 15,169, 029 4,354,959 September, 1930 _____________ 4,959, 164 2, 759, 174 48,198,134 4,0 95,631 Condemned in September, 1931: Beef, 40 pounds; pork, 120 pounds; total , IGO pounds. Refused entry: Pork, 1,972 pounds. Total weight Pounds 5 32 67 1,185,623 3, 131 496,375 59,98 0 1 28,99 0 641,094 124 , 030 2,639,223 2,106,28 0 21,706,291 60 ,012, 103

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1 9 31] SERVIC E AND REGULA'fORY ANNOUNCEMENTS 103 SUMMARY OF TUBERCULO SIS-ERADICATION WORK IN COOPERATION WITH STATES, SEPTEMBER, 1931 Tuberculin t sts during month Total to date tat or T erri-Herds t . ory or J ots A la______ 3, 133 A riz_____ 56 Ark_____ 609 Calif____ 347 Colo ____ 6 Conn____ 664 DrL____ 234 D. C____ 0 Fla______ 264 Ga ______ 2, 147 Idaho___ 573 Ill__ _____ 10, 695 attlfl tested 9,906 2,175 5. 1 6 4,257 233 7, 28 3,10 0 I 757 9,011 5,614 110,574 Oncc attle te tedr free acted herds 11 42 0 54 0 271 33 0 37 41 20 1,272 42, 740 8,769 19,393 8,352 45 3,234 4, 76 43 11,397 3,016 44, 396 73,979 r. cred itPd h rds 317 46 10 133 72 3 .961 1,6 7 2 93 30 44 5,634 Herds unde r supe r v i sion Insp ctor i n charge 45,327 R. E. Jack on ____ _ , 73 F . L. Sc h neide r __ _ 19,403 W. A. l\lcDona ld. 8,662 W. E. How 143 R. nyder ________ _ , 074 R. L. mith ______ _ 7, 04 E. B . imonds ___ _ 46 A. E. Wight_ ____ _ 12,242 T. W . Cole _______ _ 3,076 A. L. Hi rl eman __ _ 47, 49 W. A. ullivan ___ _ 225,892 J. J . Lintner. ____ _ Ind ______ 2,00 24,113 167 182,542 3,i45 1 88,298 J.E.Gibson _____ _ Iowa____ 4 ,649 Kan ____ 234 Ky ______ 1,316 La _____ _ 4 1 1,222 1,560 100,000 1,804 200,000 J. A. Barger__ ____ _ 4,425 5,704 948 1 3 1 13,004 11 97,042 33 6, 181 533 113, 719 r . L. Townsend __ 43 99,423 W. F. Bil e s ______ _ 1 3 6,486 G . T. Cole _______ _ l\Ie______ 667 5,4rll 26 42,994 0 43,917 G. R. a ldwelL __ Md _____ 2,065 19,639 193 19,473 11,439 39,110 E. B. Simonds ___ _ Mass ____ 1, 107 fich____ 9, 317 Iinn_ __ 6 . 475 Miss ____ 1,217 Mo______ 1,102 font_ __ Nebr ___ _ Ke, ____ _ r . H ___ _ . J ____ _ . Mex. 1. y ___ _ r . Dak. Ohio ___ _ Okla _ _ _ _ O reg _ _ _ _ 1,442 Pa.___ _ _ 7, 742 R. I_____ 76 s. c ____ _ . Dak __ Tenn ___ _ Tex ____ _ 979 152 715 936 Utah_ _ _ _ 979 Vt______ 757 12, 294 1,033 4,849 3, 6?7 9 . 610 E. A . Crossman __ _ 76,455 96 l 4,331 76 185,070 T .. Rich _______ _ 11 . 334 543 11 , 639 61155 126,344 vY. J. Fretz ______ _ 11, 3 1 21 19,511 1 7 19,549 H. Robbins. _____ _ 8 , 642 2,169 2,410 39,194 9,271 15 105. 267 1 4 11 0 566 2,313 4 3,342 87,494 3,807 3,033 5,912 3,989 3, 20 39,007 2 256,556 66,954 74 237. 329 9 14,673 34 1,293 199 5 39 9 65 53,696 123,075 278 85,873 9,4 9 8 7,705 1 I 841 7,161 243 109,352 Ralph Graha m ___ _ 127 1, 122 100 404 110 41,774 J. W. Murdoch __ _ 7, 766 A . H. Francis ____ _ 4, 116 L. C . Butterfiel d _ _ 9,860 E. A. Crossman __ _ 16,650 Ellis E. Mc oy __ _ 4, 757 F. L. chneide r __ _ 116, 143 256,924 79,335 243,109 14,924 H. B . Leonard ___ _ W . . Dendinger. H. H. Cohenour __ A. J. De Fosset_ _ . L. J . Allen _______ _ 54,501 . B . Foste r _____ _ _ 141, 20 J.B. Reidy ______ _ 713 E. A. rossman __ _ 6,005 W . K. Lewis _____ _ 10,816 J. 0. Wi l son ______ _ 87,841 H. L. F r y ________ _ 19,772 H. L. Darby _____ _ 8,117 F. E. 1urray ___ _ 15 916 4,014 9,34 1 15,251 L. H. Adams _____ _ Va ___ ___ 2,249 11,060 4 1 91,334 1,020 92,632 R. E. Brookbank. Wash ___ 1 , 04 1 , 1 35 '-Y . ..}-a__ 1, 354 5, 879 Wis _____ 13, 29 2 0 3,933 49 49, 67 5 63,433 J. . Exline ______ _ 1. 092 626 82, 96 H. M. rewton ___ _ 285 176, 737 10,720 1 , 607 J. . Healy _______ _ w yo_ --22 125 231 0 1 2,164 6 1 3,562 John T. Dallas ___ _ Hawaii.. 2,126 170 _________ _______ 255 L . E. a se _______ _ TotaL 9 , 519 1,076,492 14,829 2, 52,495 162,312 3, 34 , 4 O tate offici a l . A. a ry, Auburn. E. L. tam, Phoenix. J. II. Bux, Little Rock. J. J. King, a cramento. . G . Lamb, DenvPr. harles Johnson, IInrtf ord. R a l ph . Wilson, Dover. J. V. Knapp, T a llahasse e . J.M. Sutton, At lanta. Thoma W. White, Boise . D . W. Robison, pringfield. F rank H . Brown, Indi a n apolis. M. G. Thornburg, D e s Moines . J. H. M e rce r, Topeka. D. E . Westmorland, Frankfort. E. P. Flowe r, Baton Rouge. II. f. Tucke r, Augusta. James B. George, B a lti more. E. F . Richardson, Boston. . H. Clark, Lansing. C. E. Cotton, t . P a ul. Charles E. O'Neal , Jack son . H. A. wilson, Jefferson City. W . J. Butl er , Hel e na. H. L . Feistner, Lincoln . Edwar d Reco r ds, R e no . A. L . Felker, Concord. J. H . McNeil, Trenton. Mat K eenan, A lbuquerque. E .T. Faulder , A lbany. W ill iam Moo re, Ral eig h. W. F. rewe , Bisma r ck. G. H. Pie rce, Columbus. C. C. H i se l , Oklahoma City. W. H. Lytle, Sa l em. T. E. Munce, Harri burg. T. E. Robinson, Provi dence . W. K. L e wis, Columbia. R. . Robinson, Pierre. J. M. Jones, ashv ille. . F . Williams, Fort Worth. W. H. Hendricks, alt Lake City. Edwar d H. Jones, Mont-pelier. H. . Givens, Richmond. Robert Prior, Olympia. H. M. Gore, Charleston. W a lter Wisnicky, Iadison. H. D. Port, Cheyenne. L. E. Case, Honolulu.

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10 4 B UREAU O F ANIM A L I NDUSTR Y [Octo b e r SUMMARY OF HOG-CHOLERAC ONTROL WORK , SEPTEMBER, 1931 State Burea u vete ri-MeetP r emises nar ians ings ad i n vesti-Demonstr ations engaged d r essed gated Hogs i n work 1 N umber t r eated F arms Autopq u a r an sies per-tin ed o r formed ca r ded OutFarms b r eaks c l ea n ed r eported a n d dis to bu. f d reau m ecte veter i n a ri ans --------1---1----1----1---------1----' ---1----1----Alabama ___________ 1 -------96 -----------------------------------------------------Califo rnia __________ . 5 ---------19 1 1 8 11 1 2 4 Colorado ___________ .2 -------7 ------------------5 ------------------1 F l orida _____________ 1 --------52 23 545 1 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 3 21 Georgia _____________ . 3 ---------10 ---------------------------------------------1 Idaho _______________ .3 1 80 ------------------3 ---------------------------Illinois _____________ 3 5 264 3 85 89 3 44 162 Indiana _____________ 2 1 66 ------------------8 -----------------15 I owa _______________ 3 --------78 2 93 44 ------------------135 Kansas _____________ . 6 ---------34 -----------------1 ------------------9 Kentucky __________ 2 2 185 -----------------19 ------------------18 Louisiana_~ _ _______ 1 --------19 2 25 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 7 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 7 Mar y land __________ 2 -------297 1 5 11 ------------------86 Michigan ___________ 2 ---------127 2 76 19 -----------------118 M i ssissippi _________ 1. 03 2 84 Missouri__ __________ 1 2 64 19 153 ------------------1 --------1 43 5 ------------------6 Nebraska ___________ 1. 2 ---------49 6 302 34 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 17 North Carolin a _____ 1 ------40 3 52 2 ------------------2 Ohio ________________ 2 1 71 1 22 1 8 -----------------32-! Oklahoma __________ 2 -------156 ------------------3 3 ---------13 South Ca r o lina _____ 1 ---------54 53 504 1 ------------------7 South Dakota ______ 1 --------19 1 50 19 ------------------12 Tennessee __________ 1 -----51 ---------------------------------------------8 Texas _______________ l ---------34 -----------------7 1 ---------12 Vi r gini a ____________ 1 1 183 96 407 11 ---------1 28 Washington _______ _ .5 ---------17 West Virg inia ______ . 2 ---------23 ------------------6 2 ---------4 3 35 ---------4 ---------10 Wisconsin __________ 1 -------28 6 584 9 6 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ 10 TotaL _______ 33. 83 15 2,207 223 2,999 326 27 51 1,030 1 Fractions denote men devoting p art time to the work. N0TE .-No work reported from States not listed . A N T I H O G C H OL ERA SERUM AN D HOG C H OLERA V IR US P RO D UCE D UND ER L ICENSES, SEPTEMBER, 1931 Clear serum Hyperim-Simulta neous HyperimPeriod Total serum completed mune blood virus munizing cle a r ed vir u s C . C. C. c. C. c. C. C. C. C. September, 193L _________________ 77,629,233 64,959,238 83,527,395 5,735,644 15,769,496 September , 1930 __________________ 9 months ended-71,281,180 60,944,393 78,088,644 4,865,362 16,860,117 September, 193L _____________ 692,085,971 599,240,800 732,545,086 55,571, 757 142,592,382 September, 1930 ______________ 625,119,693 498,794,781 626,925,449 51,600,384 138, 364, 931 LICENSES I S S UE D F O R BI OLOG ICAL PRODU CTS, SEPTEMBER, 1931 License No. 1 58 was issued September 17 , 1 93 1 , t o the G lobe Laboratori es, near Fostepco Heights, For t Worth, T ex . (mai l ing address: P . 0. box 4 1 45, Stockyar ds Station, Fort Worth), for fow l-pox vaccine. Li cense No. 1 99 was issued September 2, 1 93 1 , to the Poul t r y Service Laboratory, 319 B Str ee t , P e t a luma, Cali f . , fo r chicken-pox vaccine. PROC EED INGS UNDER THE PACKER S AND STOCKYARD S A C T , O C TOBER, 1931 Docket No . 360.-In re F. F. S il ver, M e ri d ian U ni on Stockyards, Meridian, Miss. On August 19, 1 93 1 , the Acting Sec retary o f Agricultur e issued an inquiry a ll eg ing that respondent was inso lvent in that he was unable to pay his debts as they became due in the usual course of business and that he had vio lated T itles III and I V of the packers and stockyards act in connection with the han-

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1931] SERVICE AND REGULATORY AN OUNCEME TS 105 dling of li ve tock in commerce. On Sept mber 15, 1931, respondent acknowl-dged r ceipt o f the order of inquiry, admitted the truth of the matters and thing th rein alleged, and waived a hearing thereon. On October 3, 1931, the Acting Secretary of Agriculture suspended r spondent from registration as a market ao-ency for ix m nth , and ord red him to cease and de i t from the un fair, unju t, and unrea onable practice and device of failing to account or remit to the hippers, after deducting a ll legitimate expenses, the amount for which their livestock was sold; aud to keep and maintain adequate accounts, rec rds and memoranda pertaining t o his business. Stockyards Poste d On October 7 , 1931 , the Joplin Stockyards at Joplin , Mo., was posted as coming within the jurisdiction of the packers and stockyards act. Stockyards Withdrawn from Jurisdiction On October 17, 1931, the Stockton F ee d Yards at Stockton, Calif., was withdrawn from the jurisdiction o f the packers and stockyards act, as it is no longer conducted as a public market. RESULTS OF PROSECUTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS Penalties and fine s have been imposed in prosecutions for violations of regulatory l aws, as reported to the bureau, as follows: Twenty-eight Hour Law Atlantic Coast Line R ailroad Co . (two cases ), $2 00 penalties. Michigan Central Railroad Co. (three cases ), $ 300 penalties. ew York Central Railroad Co. , $ 100 penalty. Meat Inspection Law George H. Lewis, Northfield Center, N. J., $ 100 fin e, and Leon A. Berrier, Meadville, Pa., $4 0 fin e, for offering unsound meat for inte rstate shipment. DR. W. P. ELLENBERGER DIES Dr. William P . Ellenberger, ass istant chi e f o f the Field Inspection Division of the bureau di e d October 26 at the Emergency Hospital, Washington, D . C., as a r esult of an accidental fall. Doctor Ellenberger served the bureau in yarious supe r v isory and executive capacities during the last 33 years. He was born at Easton, Wayne County, Ohio , July 4, 1871, and wa educated in the elementar y and high school s at Wadsworth, Ohio. He attended the Onta ri o a.nd McKillip Veterinary Colleges and the Columbian University o f Veterinary Medicine in Washington, D. C . , from which institution he was graduated in 1897, receiving the degree of doctor of veterinary science. Prior to entering the bureau's service, in 1 898, he practiced veterinary medicine. His first Federal assignment was at Cincinnati, Ohio , as a sistant inspector in meatinspection work. He advanced to inspector i n charge of tick-eradication work in Tennessee and subsequentl y rose to the position of assi tant chief of the Tick Eradication Division, serving from 1917 1 920, when he became assistant chief of the Field Inspection Div i s i on. H e was joint author of a farmers' bulletin dealing with cattl e -fever ticks and methods of eradication, which has been i n g reat demand, and of a publication giving directions for constructing Yat and dipping cattle to destroy ticks. NEW PUBLICATIONS OF THE BUREAU [The bureau keeps no mailing list for sending publications to individua l employee hut ~ends copie to officers in charge of stations and offices. 'fhese publication should be regarded r.s not ificat ion copies. o far as possible additio n a l copies will be furni shed on request.] Farmers' Bulletin No. 834 (reYised). Hog Cholera. B y M . Dor et, Bio chemic DiYision, and U. G. Houck, Divis ion of Hog-Cholera Control. Pp. 29, figs. 11. Yearbook Separate o. 1158. Abortion-Di ea e T e ts Give Information on the Presence of this Malady. By W. E. Cotton and J. M. Buck, Experiment Station. Pp. 3.

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1111111111~~1lll1i1il11\(II ll111\ll111\1\1\1i1 \~~1111111111 3 1262 08852 7691 106 BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUi Yearbook Separate No. 1160. Cattle Ticks Can Be Eradicated by System of Vacating Pastures. By W. M. MacKellar, Tick Eradication Division. Pp. 2. Yearbook Separate No. 1162. Federal Meat Inspection Protects consumers and Locates Animal Diseases. By W. C. Herrold, Meat Inspection Division . Pp. 4, figs . 2. Yearbook Separate No. 1163. Hog-Cholera Serum Is Greatly Improved by Pasteurizing Process. By D. I. Skidmore, Division of Virus-Serum Control. Pp. 3, figs. 2. Yearbook Separate No. 1165. Livestock Are Healthier Than Formerly, According to Meat-Inspection Data. By J. R. Mohler, Chief of Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 3, figs . 3. Yearbook Separate No. 1167. Milk Goats Show Effect o f Good Feed by Prompt Increase in Production. By V. L. Simmons, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 2, fig. 1. Yearbook Separate No. 1168. Poultry Profits are Largely Dependent on High Egg Production. By J. P. Quinn, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 3, . figs. 3. Yearbook Separate No. 1169. Scales May Be Balanced and Be Very Sensitive and Yet Be Inaccurate. By C. A. Briggs, Packers and Stockyards Division . . Pp. 3, figs. 2. Yearbook Separate No. 1171. Swine If Inbred Give Birth to Small Litters of Pigs Lacking Vigor. By H. C. McPhee, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 2. Yearbook Separate No. 1173. Swine-Sanitation Plan Results in More and Bette r Pigs per Sow . By J. E. Gibson, Division of Hog-Cholera Control. Pp. 3, figs. 2. Yearbook Separate No. 117 4. Tuberculosis of Cattle Practically Eradicated from. State of Michigan. By T. S. Rich, Tuberculosis Eradication Division. Pp. 3, fig. 1. Amendment 3 to B. A. I. Order 331. Declaring names of counti es placed in modified accredited area for tuberculosis. Effective, October 1, 1931. P. 1, mimeographed. Journal of Agricultural Research Separate, Vol. 43, No. 4. Key No. A-146. N-Butylidene Chloride, a New Drug for the Treatment of Equine Strongylidosis. By Willard H. Wright, H. B. Raffensperger, John Bozicevich, Paul C. Underwood, Zoological Division, and Jacob M . Schaffer, Biochemic Division. ORGANIZATION OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY Chief: JOHN R. MOHLER. Associate Chief: U. G. HoucK. Assistant Chief: A. W. MILLER. Administrative Officer: CHARLES C. CARROLL. Chief Clerk: J. R. COHRAN. Assistant to Chief: D. S. BURCH. Animal H usbandry D ivision: E. W. SHEETS, chief. Biochemic Division: M. DORSET, chief. D ivision of Hog-Cholera Control: U. G. HoucK, chief. D ivision of Virus -Serum Control: D . I. SKIDMORE, chief. Field Inspection Division: G. W. POPE, chief. Meat Inspection Division: R. P. STEDDOM, chief. Pack ers and Stockyards Division: A. W . MILLER, chief. Pathological Division: HARRY W. SCHOENING, acting.chief. Tick Eradication Division: R. A. RAMSAY, chief. Tuberculosis Eradication Division: A. E. WIGHT, chief. Zoological D ivision : MAURICE C. HALL, chief. Experiment Station: W. E. COTTON, superintendent. Office of Accounts: GEORGE F. TUCKER, in charge. Office of Personnel: GEORGE R . . BROWN, in charge. U .S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: t9SI For sal e by the Superintendent of Documents, Washington, D. C. --Price 5 cents ubscription price , 25 c ents per year