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B. R. A.-B. A. I. 210


United States Dep ent:4f Agritnu ure



SERVICE AND REGULAR CEMENTS


BUREAU OF ANIMAL IND STRY
OCTOBER. 1924


[This publication is issued monthly fonr tl'c ,i;-;vsrnin:ilion of info.rmat in, in.;truction;, ruling, etc, con-
cerning the work of the Bureau of A nimal inilisrry. Free ltisinlhui Ion is Ilnul'e. to p ,r-,uns in the service
of the bureau, establishments at which the Federcl me-it inspit.tion i- conducredi, public officers whose
duties make it desirable for them to have such infhrrni itin, and journal-. epe.Cnally conceUrnd Orhers
desiring copies may obtain themrn from 'he Superrnli'rudl-nt of Do lunmouts, Gover nment Prilnting Oflice,
Washington. D. C., at 5 cents each, or 25 cvnts a y. ir. A supply ill he cent to eain cllicial in chain g- of
a station or branch of the bur-leau service, wh.. siuld promptly distribute cope, to members of hi- force.
A file should be kept at each station for refecence.I


CONTENTS
Page.
C changes in dlirectory. ...... ................................................................. ..... 109
The foot-ani-outh tuin .......................... ..-------------.................------------------.......................--------. 110
Veterinary force_ hold foot-.and-mout r i d ;e in chci-Ik......................................... 110
Californ prac'lly free f-an- disease menace---...-.....---..........------...-------..-...-----------....... Ill
Facsim ile of Swedish meat-Jnspectiii,,n r t-i iicA' .............. .. ................. ................... III
Animals slaughtered under Ft-rl r:al me itria|,etir(.n. Septe-mber, 1.2-4- .............................. 113
Im ports of food a innals and tuf mn nt d andl fo.] pi I-,.luct ;............................................ 11-3
Foreign othicial authorized to sign inspection c(erti,.-.mitvs for meat annl products for importation into
the U united States................................................................................ 114
Licenses for veterinary biuloei-al pr,..-lu, is. Uti.,r:r, 1 24........................................... 114
Anti-hog-cholkra serum and bog-,.houlra virus. ,irj-lutc--t under United States veterinary licens,-,
Septem ber, Q24 ................................................................. ................. 114
Summary of tuberculosis-er.-dication work in c.'-per.liun with the various States, September. 1924. 114
Perm itted disinfectant .............. ............. .... .. .... ....................------------------............. ---- 161
United Startes to have agricultural conii:..nr t lexio City............-.........---------..........-------------.... 115
Am endments to Fiscal Regulations ................................................................ 116
Per diem allowance--......-...-.......---------------------------------------....--------------------........................................................ 116
T ips in Georgia .....................................................................----...........---------------- 116
Im portation of hay and straw packing nr ,tet ils .................................................... 116
Calendars for 1925 ............................................................... .................. 117
Results of prosecutions for violations of laws........................................................ 117
New publications of the bureau. ................................................................... 117
Organization of the Bureau of Animal Industry.................................................... 118


CHANGES IN DIRECTORY
Meat Inspection Granted
3-AW. Swift & Co., 4044 South Halsted Street, Chicago, Ill.
555-E. Syracuse Rendering Co.; mail, 427 East Water Street, Syra ;ge N. Y.
191-B. Frye & Co., 334 Townsend Street, San Francisco, Calif.
713 National Packing Co. (Inc.), 27-29 Fulton Street, Boston, Mas.
815 H. H. Volk, Philadelphia, R. D. 5, Easton, Pa. "

Meat Inspection Withdrawn i
2-AR Armour & Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
196-B Wilson & Co., Baltimore, Md. -
428 Shamokin Pure Food Products Co. (Inc.), Shamokin, Pa. o
982 Buck & Co. (Inc.), Lebanon, Pa. \
1003 Interstate Vaccine Co., Kansas City, Kans.

Change in Address of Official Establishment
807 C. F. Sabine Market, 603 West Twenty-seventh Street, Chicag 11
instead of 2700 Twenty-seventh Street.
449 Hotel Sherman Co., 4301 Ashland Avenue, Chicago, Ill., instead of 125
West Lake Street.
18142--24t- 109







110 BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY [October,

Change in Name of Official Establishment
*152 Leavenworth Packing & Storage Co., Third & Choctaw Streets, Leaven-
worth, KIans., instead of the Schalker Packing Co., The Goldberg-Kosher Packing
Co., Sanitary Sausage Co., Schalker & Co.
62 Sheeran Packing Co., South Columbus Avenue, Fostoria, Ohio, instead of
the Foitoria Serum Co.
Substation Discontinued
Shanimkin, Pa.. meat inspection, substation of Pottsville, Pa.
Change in Address or Inspector
Dr. (;. Coi'e, care White Provi-ion Co., Atlanta, Ga., instead of care Swift
& Co., 96 Wells Street.
Dr. W. O. McHugh. P. 0. box 550, Zanesville, Ohio, instead of care Zanesville
Provision Co.
Dr. L. C. Butterfield (office 204-205 Cla*-Peters Building; mail, P. 0. box
%%27, insto:l ,f care Nevada Packing Co., Reno, Nev.

Add the Following Officials
Dr. S. (. Flnadnrs.-, in charge international inspection and quarantine, care
American Consul, Mexico City, Mexico.
Dr. W. T. Conway, dome of Federal building, Eighth and Olive streets, St.
Loui.-, Mo.
Dr. C. .J. Milt i,. 120-1 Ea.st End Trust Building, Highland and Penn Avenues,
Pittslburgh, Pa.
Dr. C. L. Elliott. care Jactb E. Decker & Sons, Mason City, Iowa.
Dr. L. A. Wilson. care Interstate Packing Co., Winona, Minn.
Dr. I. .\. L.icking. care IO-scar Mayer & Cou., Madison, Wis.

Remove the Following Officials
Dr. IL. J. Digaiam, Madison, Wi-.
Dr. J. J. Brougham, St. Liouis, Mo.
Dr. W. T. Conway. Pittsbiurgh, Pa.
Dr. C. J. Millen, Mason City., Iowa.
Dr. C. L. Elliott, Winona, .Minn.
Mr. Alfred IL. Baker. Havre, Mont.


THE FOOT-AND-MOUTH SITUATION
Veterinary Forces Hold Foot-and-Mouth Disease in Check
(Statem.nt issued October 231
Report- to the 1'. S. Department of Agriculture from Dr. Marion Imes, in
charge of the State and Federal forces engaged in eradicating foot-and-mouth
disea-e from southeastern Texas, show the effectiveness of control measures.
Although nearly a monthly has passed since the announcement on September 27,
of the outbreak, the infection has not spread from the area originally mapped out
as dangerous territory. The last infected herd was found by veterinary inspec-
tors October 15 and was slaughtered alnd buried the same day. The toll of the
disease thus far has been limited to 6 herds containing about 2,700 animals, and
in addition about 4,600 stray cattle rounded up from exposed pastures.
Doctor lines reports that extraordinary precautions are being taken to guard
the quarantined area. The veterinarians engaged in suppressing the disease are
making a thorough search of the large quarantined area for stray animals. Part
of the country i. wooded and swampy, but the inspectors selected for the work
are accustomed to all kinds of field conditions. Public officials, railroad com-
panics, stockmen, and the public are giving wholehearted cooperation, and the
presence of Texas rangers is reported to have a wholesome influence in obtaining
compliance with the necessary regulations.
While a large number of States have promulgated regulations prohibiting entry
of lii\etock and other specified commodities from Texas, the regulations are
more rea.,oon hle and more in accordance with carefully drafted Federal restric-
tions than those promulgated during the California outbreak. Great Britain,
which inmpo:ed restrictions on importations of livestock and animal products


* Contlinr-ts 4lahellering.








1".'-4 S

from tih, United State., when the Texas outbreak wa. rpirt.il. l.it- modified her
reiulitioii-. Tho-i, in frc'v now restrict, cliif1l, imlioirtilt -liilits ,r'iii itiiii,
iii tlih \\"'-tern and Si ntll \\cW-tlri Si it -
California Prarticall) Free of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Menace
(Statement issued October 2-'
\\it li the pa--ing of two months since the occurrence of any further outbreak
oif ot-and-mouth disease inl Ca'1irirni. save ui:c small flare-up, tci I'. S. De-
)partmenit of .\gricultitre Loniidler- the disease in that 1:i1tI practically sup-
pr-.e,.l. That fl:re-u1p involved five small herds, all in the same locality in Tno-
luh ine County. This slight rectrrrence is attlribuited to iiLferti ni picked up in the
StaniuiiLnu Natiinal Forest wvhiih the animals were being trailed to their home
ranches. The forest now contains no livestock except a few atra; '. and these are
living rounded up and shot. The carcasses are disposed of by approved methods.
No, infection of any kind has been found since October 9, but the inspection
forces will continue making the necessary tests for the protection of the livestock
industry of the Stllte and the Nation.



FACSIMILE OF SWEDISH MEAT-INSPECTION CERTIFICATE

Thi- facsimile shown on the next page represents the form of the approved
Swedish incat-in-.p)ection certificate ane-ptalhle under the provisions of B. A. I.
Order 211 i Re\ i-edl, Rit~gul:.tion 27, section 5, liirararaip1 5.

ANIMALS SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL MEAT INSPECTION,
SEPTEMBER, 1924

Station Cattle Calves Sheep Goats Swine

BalLim r ..............., .. 1.740 5,918 5 71,834
BrooKl n ........ ....... ... .. .. 5,502 6, 64 25,975 ............ ......------
Bul.ilu. -.... ........- .. .. -. ... .. .241 2,938 I 40,057 --- --------- 64,922
Chi gl ................... ... .... 170. 992 44,335 17, 108 180 41. 017
C cinc nal ............ ....... ... .......... 12.053 6,744 7,140 3 3. .12
le'.eland ........... ..... ...... .... .9. .052 12..23 --'.l
Detroit-_ 6,054 5,564 14,'!0 1.. .... tl.- .--.- -
Fort Worth ..--- ......--------------.......-------------. 445 52,140 8,821 652 26, 047
Indianapohl.i..... ............... ... 1 l.614 3,625 5,334 ......... L, 5.33
Jersey City---.... .-- ..----------...-----------.. 5,601 6i.930 40,784 ... 817
Kansas City ... .----- 132,224 -. 346 12%. 725 1" i 1i. 326
'M lh .iuke- ................... ... 10,626 22,486 7,882 I 52,623
National Stock Yards ----------. --------.. 43, 227 8,866 22, 683 1'2 91,940
New York -----------------------..--------- 29,176 42,758 141.282 1.4 N6, 171
O m nh i .... ............... .......... 1. 1.1 11,475 1. 242 iI 1,,4. 499
Philh dl.lpha ................ ............... 1.i. 6,762 It.. 27 2' .-..-..8... 82,610
St. Louis -------------------------- .-------- 2' 4,644 5,869 7 145,746
Sioux it......... ................... 28.745 2,888 13,097 3 119,090
South St. Joseph -----------------------. 1,442 12, 864 63,398 18 65, 840
Sounh St. Panl......... ........ 31,368 31,830 41,113 -- .------. ;US.. 134
All other ablishmen ......... .. 146,671 80,262 142.521 752 -*2.695
Total:
Septeml-er. 1924 -----------------... 870,171 419,113 1,140.675 2,323 2.'i.960
Seplemb.:r. --. ------..---------. 809,810 338,093 "''. 560 4,735 3,212,350
9 month+ enled-
.-eptlmber, 1924 -----------------... 6,699,025 3, ;-'.. 588 8, 021.438 1 418 '.. 133, 249
Septemh r. 1923 ------.-----..-.-----.. 6,607,853 3,390,327 8, '-', 401 1*.. 305 |.., 761,320

Hors-es sIl.ughtere.d it all eftabliihmnrntl, Septembh'r, 1924, 800. Inspections of lard at ;ill establishments,
116.232.A04 pounds; comrpund and neither uh-btiitut--, 26,620,480 pounds. C September. 1923: Lart, l12".'I.li,? [inunid; compound and other substitutes, '2.',.'..4 pounds. (These
o)rals lo riot repri :nt actual proliu (ion, as the ane lard or compound may have been inspected and
corded more than once in the pi-.-ss ,ii[ mn:iriirictlir-
Carcasses Condemned During August, 1924

Cause (" till,' C ], ,.- .*',-l. .-wine

E m aviation ...................... ... ..... .. .. .331 10I 441 73
Hogcholera .. ................ .. ........ ... ........................ ....... 1,266
Inflam m atory diseases ............................. ., I" 4211 1 523
Im m at arity.............. ..................... .......... 1414 .. ...... ...
T uberculosis .................. .... .... .. .. ". 4x 7..7.
All other causes ---------- ----------------------------- 2.37 427 .. 2
Total ..................... ...... .. .. .. ., I9 i r.57 I 2& S 12. W44








BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY


Veterin&rintyg for k6ttexport.

Kingdom of Sweden.


The Royal State Departement of health. Meat and canned foods division.


Place (avsandningsort)


Date (datum och Ar)


I hereby certify tha the meat or meat food products herein described were
derived from animals w ch received ante-mortem and post-mortem veterinary
inspection at the time of slaughter, and that the said meat and meat food pro-
ducts are sound, healthful, wholesome and otherwise fit for human food, and
have not been treated with and do not contain any preservative, colouring mat-
ter, or other substance not permitted by the meat- and canned foods act and
regulations, and have been handled only in a sanitary manner in this
country.
Undertecknad intygar harmed att nedan angivna klttvaror harr6ra fran
djur, vilka undergAtt veterinarbesiktning omedelbart fore och Qmedelbart efter
slakten, att desamma Aro tjanliga till manniskof0da, att de icke hava be-
handlats med eller innehAlla ftrbjudna konserveringsmedel, farg- eller andra
Amnen, samt att desamma hbr i landet hava behandlats ph ett i sanitart av-
seende tillfredsstallande satt.


Kind of product.
Varuslag.


Number of pieces or
packages.
Antal kolly.


Weight.
Vikt.


Identification marks on meats and pachages Nr.........................
(A kott eller emballage anbragta veterinara kontrollmarken Nr)


Consignor
(Avsandare)


Consignee .......................
iMotitaarel


.............. .................. ..... A dress... .................................. ..............


............ Destination
(adressorti


Shipping marks ... ... ....................................................... ......
(Avsindarens befraktningsmarken)

(Signaturej
Veterinary inspector under meat canned foods eact.
Av Medicinalstyrelsen f6rordnad 'etaintr.


lanktt enlist 811. E till Med *Styre: kuna relse den 23 april 1K24.


112


[October,








1924]


SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS


113


IMPORTS OF FOOD ANIMALS AND OF MEAT AND MEAT FOOD
PRODUCTS

The statements following show the imports of food animals and of meats and
meat food products inspected by the Bureau of Animal Industry during Septem-
ber, 1924, with figures for other periods for comparison.

Imports of food animals


Country of export


Cattle


Mexico-----------------------------......................................... 1,193 ....
Canada---.--------------------------...........................---------..........16,985


Total:
September, 1924.................-------
September, 1923.......................--
9 months ended-
September, 1924............................
September, 1923.............................------------


18,178
21, 624
141,847
97,287


Swine


Sheep


Goats


---........ 9,359 2,370
5,391 1,262 8

5,391 10,621 2,378
46 7,927 24
16,655 36, 698 10,106
1,790 27,376 134


Imports of meat and meat food products


Fresh and refrigerated


Country of export
B

Pot
Argentina----------------------------- 1
Brazil---.......-------.------------------.......
Canada-----............--------------------...... 54
Uruguay--.........----.....----...---......----------------. ......--
Other countries..........................
Total:
September, 1924................-------- 56
September, 1923................ 3,01
9 months ended-
September, 1924-............-----..... 10,16
September, 1923 .....--.......----..... 8, 10


eef

unds
2,636
4,945
7,609


Other


Pounds
1,200
1,059,923


5, 190 1,061, 123
2,385 994,577
8,217 8,317,079
1, 605 8,437,448


Canned
and cured


Pounds
472,628
57, 140
199,966
24, 818

754, 552
815, 152
8,751,347
9,236,647


Other Total
products weight


Pounds Pounds
312,270 797,534
166,639 172,784
69,555 1,734,227
----............ 199,966
20,257 I 45,075


568, 721
7,887
1,902,648
825, 762


2,949,586
4,830,001
29, 139,291
26,601,462


Condemned in September, 1924: Beef, 2 pounds; pork, 1,564 pounds; total, 1,566 pounds.
Refused entry: Pork, 4,188 pounds.

FOREIGN OFFICIAL AUTHORIZED TO SIGN INSPECTION CERTIFI-
CATES FOR MEAT AND PRODUCTS FOR IMPORTATION INTO THE
UNITED STATES

The following is an'Ladditional name, address, and facsimile signature of a
foreign national Government official authorized to sign and issue certificates of
inspection for meat andrmeat products offered for importation into the United
States:


Alfredo L6pez --------------


18142-24t-2








BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY


[October,


LICENSES FOR VETERINARY BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OCTOBER,
1924
LICENSES ISSUED

License Date Name and address of firm Products
No.


1924
6 Oct. 7 Pitman-Moore Co., near Zions- Hemorrhagic-septicemia aggression; blackleg ag-
ville, Ind. gressin.


LICENSES TERMINATED

United States veterinary license No. 114, issued January 1, 1921, to the White
Serum Co., Nashville, Tenn., was terminated October 8, 1924, without prejudice.
United States veterinary license No. 130, issued February 24, 1922, ta the E.
R. Alexander Clear Serum Co., Kansas City, Mo., was terminated October 17,
1924, without prejudice.
PERMIT ISSUED

Permit Date Name and address of firm Products


1924
6 Oct. 23 A. Charklian, New York, N. Y_ Tuberculins (intra-dermo, ophthalmo, and subca-
taneous).


ANTI-HOG-CHOLERA SERUM AND HOG-CHOLERA VIRUS PRODUCED
UNDER UNITED STATES VETERINARY LICENSE, SEPTEMBER, 1924


Ordinary


C. c.
48,618,637


Serum


Clear


Total


C.C. C. c.
18,132,901 66,751,538


Virus


Simulta-
neous


C. c.
3,475,093


Hyperim-
munizing


C.c.
8,475, 6SS


SUMMARY OF TUBERCULOSIS-ERADICATION WORK IN COOPERA-
TION WITH THE VARIOUS STATES, SEPTEMBER, 1924


Tuberculin tests
during month


Herds Catt, Cat-
or tested re-
lots teed acted


83
35
16
114
84
136
279
4,611
2,793
3,804
o10S
1, 34.3:
435:
504
6351


2,611
589
666
2,174
1,166
2,103
1,716
2,382
43,438
20,103
64,079
3,346
7,237
6,231
3,532
6,836


36
6
36
67
82
4
29
2
1,982
322
1,226
37
36,
192'
102
689


Total to date


Once- Ac-
tested- cred-
free ited
herds nerds

1,649 168
2, 327 10
862 48
2,004 25
1,099 36
1,445 502
1,493 784,
270 10
5,147 3231
4,051 45.
15,343 9ii
1,797 747
29,073 7,81oi
34,985: 3,958
5,800 981
27,388 276
1, 560 112
13,422 1,737
1,987 1, 179


Herds
under
super-
vision


Inspector in charge


2, 2001 R. E. Jackson.....
2, 861 F. L. Schneider-..
1, 092 L. E. Lyons-.......
2. 174 R. Snyder-.........
1,320 W. E. Howe-......
1,747 R. L. Smith-.......
2,841 W. G. Middleton-
288 J. A. Kiernan.....
6,098 J. G. Fish.........
4,7291 A. L. Hirleman...
17, 2551 W.A. Sullivan....
51,.53li J. Lintner......
37, .5821 J. E. Gibson......-
52. 105: J. A. Barger.......-
6,940 N. L. Townsend..
31,891 W. F. Biles.......
2,518 A. F. Staub.......
14, 835 J. B. Reidy.......
6,327 T. A. Ladson....


State official




C. A. Cary Auburn.
S. E. Douglas, Phoenix.
J. H. Bux, Little Rock.
J. P. Iverson, Sacramento.
C. G. Lamb Denver.
J. M. Whittlesey, Hartford.
O. A. Newton, Bridgeville.
J. V. Knapp, Tallahassee.
P. F. Babnsen, Atlanta.
W. R. Smith, Boise.
F. A. Laird, Springfield.
R. C. Julien, Indianapolis.
M. G. Thornburg, Des
Moines.
J. H. Mercer, Topeka.
W. H. Simmons, Frankfort.
E. P. Flower, Baton Rouge.
H. M. Tucker, Augusta.
James B. George, Baltimore.


114


State




Ala-.........
Ariz-........
Ark-........
Calif .......
Colo----.......
Conn---.......
Del----.......
D. 0--..-
Fla------
Ga----........
Idaho-......
Ill---.......
Ind........
Iowa.......
Kans.......
Ky.........
La-.........
Me---.........
Md........








SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS


115


Summary of tuberculosis-eradicalion work in cooperation with the various States,
September, 19.4-Continued


Tuberculin tests Total to date
during month

tate Herds Cat Once- Ac- i IHerds
Herds Cattle Cat- tested- cred- under
r tested It...- frce ited super-
,ot acted herds herds vision


Mass------....... 172 3, 1521 962' 5741 169, 1, 2li
Mich....... 3,659 3.3,91JU 73.3 51,2S9, 2.53 61, b,1
Minn---...-.. 9S9 0,663 ssi 11,021' 4,'39, 18, 451
Miss-....... 49 995' IS 40t' 116' 72" 1
Mo..-..------..-. 906 9, 257! 51 48, 26' 39'l 49.912
Mont.---..... 588 8.825i 54 17,7.39. 150, 15,534,
Nebr ....... 806 9, 694' 10 9, 18. 13- 9,819
Nev........ 27 471 4 1,770 15i "2,373
N. H....... ------ 188 1,889 134 1,854 847 3,3431
N.J ..--..... ------ 191 3,106 427 817 326 1,Sl.b
N. Mex--------....----......-- ....... ---...... 2,127 4 2,3401
N. Y....... 4,225 54,2.3 5,076 1N, 183 1 8,893 35,789!
N. C.......------ 5,241 12,734: 44 114,.771 64 12..456,'
N. Dak.... 274 4, 539 76 14,7431 2,511 19, 675
Ohio....... -------2,116 17,1-'4' 875 24,281 1,363 28,518|
Okla ....... 28 S45 2 214 4261 r,1i0
Oreg....... 1,0741 9, 269 74 25,912 5751 23,211;
Pa ..-.--......' 1, 335 9, 99S' 351 19,417 2,9601 24,675
R. I ........ 8 190 0 31 28 59
S. C-.......---. 191 1, 151 4 763 182 4,643
S. Dak..-... 78' 2.322 39 523 3.59 1,046
Ten...--.... 75 1,541' 3 165 387' 12,745
Tex.--....... 141 1,8881 0 730 250 1,149
Utah....... 499. 2.823, 25 9,317 103 10,295
Vt......... 354. 7,327 797 1,S69. 2,715 6,965
Va...--...... 669 6,094 130 1,075 1.244 2,621
Wash...... 923 5,937 79 25,347 135 27,162
W. Va..... 274 2,090 26 4,562 517 5,000
Wis........ --------2,655 45,954 811 41,580 4,635 50,725
Wyo.--...... ----- 176 2,809' 92 4,803 9 4,833
Total 43,059 449,484 16,732 604,894 52,956802,059


Inspector in charge




E. A. Crossman....
T. S. Rich........
W. J. Fretz .......
H. L. Fry.........
Ralph Graham...-.
J. W. Murduch.. -.
C. H. Hlays.......
L. C. Buttcrfield..
E. A. Grossman...
W. G. Mildleton.J
F. L. Schbovder...
H. B. Leonard....
W. C. Dendinger .
H. H. Cohenour.
A. J. De Fosset...
H. Grafke.........
S. B. Foster.......
P. E. Quion......
E. A. Crossman._.'
W. K. .ewis......
J. 0. ilison -......
E. I. Smith.......
L. J. Allen..-......
F. E. Murray-.....
L. H. Adams-......
R. E. Brookbank .
J. C. Exline-.......
George W. Neff-..
J. S. Healy........
John T. Dallas....


State olliclal




L. H. Howard, Boston.
H. W. Norton, jr., L.insing.
C. E.. Col tonr. St. Paul.
P. P. Ga.rner, J.ick.on.
H. A. Willon, JelleT con City.
W. J. Bullr, IlIclna.
L. R. CantwIll Linculn.
Edward Re.'cors, Reno.
A. L. Felker, Concord.
J. H. McNeil, Trenton.
Mat Ke,-m:n, Albuquerque
H. J. Hemi y, Albany.
Wm. NM.or., Raleigh.
W. F. Citwe, Bismarck.
F. A. Zimmer, Columbus.
J. A. Whitehurst, Oklahoma.
W. H. Lytle, Salem.
T. E. Munce, llarrisburg.
T. E. Rorinson. Providence.
W. K. Lewis, Columbia.
A. E. Beaumont, Pierre.
W. B. Lincoln, Nashville.
L. G. Cloud, Fort Worth.
A. J. Webb, Salt Lake City.
Edward H. Jones, Mont-
pelier.
J. G. Ferneyhough, Rich-
mond.
L. C. Pelton, Olympia.
J. H. Stewart, Charleston.
John D. Jones, jr., Madison.
A. W. French, Cheyenne.


PERMITTED DISINFECTANT

In accordance with the provisions contained in the regulations of this depart-
ment governing the interstate movement of livestock, (B. A. I. Order 273) the
bureau has granted permission for the use of "Cresyline Cresol Compound,"
manufactured by The Hunt Mfg. Co., Cleveland, Ohio, as a saponified cresol
solution, in the general disinfection of cars, yards, and other premises. ,



UNITED STATES TO HAVE AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER AT
MEXICO CITY
(Statement issued October 24)

Dr. S. 0. Fladness, of the Bureau of Animal Industry, U. S. Department of
Agriculture, left. Washington on October 24 for Mexico City, to take up, on
November 1, his duties as agricultural commissioner representing the depart-
ment.. His headquarters will be at the American consulate.
Arrangements for attaching an agricultural commissioner to the consulate in
Mexico were made through the State Department, and United States officials
believe that the personal contact thus made possible will be of benefit to both
countries.
The duties of Doctor Fladness will consist largely in conferring with Mdxican
authorities concerning livestock diseases and quarantine regulations in an
endeavor to secure uniformity in the regulations of the two countries. He will
perform other duties for various branches of the department, including activities
of an economic character. His varied experience in livestock and other agri-
cultural work makes him well fitted to fill this new office. At one time he


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represented the department in South America as a livestock specialist, has
served two years in the Packers and Stockyards Administration, and has had
much experience in meat inspection and livestock-sanitary work.
As agricultural commissioner to Mexico the duties of Doctor Fladness will
be to represent the department in all matters pertaining to agriculture, in which
the two countries are jointly interested.


AMENDMENTS TO THE FISCAL REGULATIONS
Per Diem Allowance
Paragraph 37 of the Fiscal Regulations of the department is hereby amended
to read as follows:
37. Rules governing per diem allowance.-Per diem allowance in lieu of sub-
sistence will be subject to the following rules:
(a) Each day of 24 hours will be considered as beginning at midnight. Per
diem allowance for any day in which the employee is in a subsistence status less
than 24 hours must be fixed separately and at a rate not to exceed $1 if the sub-
sistence status period is 6 hours or less, $2 if more than 6 hours and not more than
12 hours, $3 if more than 12 hours and not more than 18 hours, and $4 if more
than 18 hours. These special rates will apply to travel status periods of less than
a day occurring at the beginning or end of a continuous trip of more than one
day. For trips of less than a day actual expenses only will be allowed.
The change consists in establishing the actual expense basis exclusively for
absences of less than 24 hours from post of duty. Decisions of the Comptroller
General, 3 Comp. Gen. 598 and 966, lay down a rule which may be summarized
by quoting from the syllabus of the latter: "Where an immigrant inspector
is temporarily absent from his official station while operating in adjacent
territory for short periods under conditions which would not ordinarily interfere
with his domestic arrangements for obtaining the usual subsistence, he can not
be regarded as in a travel status for the purpose of payment to him of a per diem,
or an:, fractional parts-of a per diem, in lieu of subsistence." There is difficulty
in determining from these decisions the state of facts which would warrant pay-
ment of the per diem and those under which payment would not be permissible.
For instance, one of the per diem charges considered and held disallowable in the.
latter decision was based upon departure by automobile from official station at
5.30 a. m. with return at 1.00 p. m. on the same day. It has been deemed simpler
therefore to prescribe the actual expense basis in all cases where the absence
from official station falls short of a day.
Tips in Georgia
Subparagraphs (c), (f), and (h) of paragraph 33 of the Fiscal Regulations of the
department are hereby amended by elimination of Georgia from the States enu-
merated in said subparagraphs in which State laws forbid the payment of train,
station, and hotel porters' fees and fees to waiters.


IMPORTATION OF HAY AND STRAW PACKING MATERIALS
The attention of bureau inspectors engaged in supervising the importation
and disposal of import hay and straw packing materials and various feeding
materials for livestock is directed to the following Declaration No. 1 of the Act-
ing Secretary of Agriculture:
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
WASHINGTON, D. C.
Declaration No. I
October S9, 1954.
The Secretary of Agriculture having so determined, it is hereby declared that Norway, Sweden, Ireland,
and the Channel Islands, Austrhlia, New Zealand, Japan, Guam, the Union of South Africa, Canada,
Mexico, and the islands of the West Indies with the exception of Jamaica are free from foot-and-mouth
disease and rinderpest.
This decliat lon is made in riccordance with section 2, Regulation 11 of the regulations governing the sani-
tary handing and control of hides, fleshinps, hide cuttings, parings, and glue stock, sheepskins and goat-
skins and parts thereof, hair, wool, and other animal by-products, hay, straw, forage, or similar material
offered for entry into the United States (B. A. I. Order ,sG6).
C. MAculture.,
Acting Secretary of Agriculture.







1924] SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS 117

CALENDARS FOR 1925

Officers in charge and individuals reporting direct to Washington will please
indicate in their stores requisitions for December 1 orders for the wall calendars
they will require for the year 1925. One wall calendar should be sufficient for
each room occupied as office or laboratory, and orders should be for a minimum
number.
The bureau has discontinued the purchase of desk calendar pads and stands
for field stations. However, stations now equipped with such stands may procure
pads for the same for 1925 by ordering on their stores requisitions for December 1
the number required, indicating the make of the stand for which intended-that is,
whether Gem, Handy, Daily, etc. These calendars and pads may not be for-
warded with the other supplies ordered on such requisitions, but an effort will
be made to get them to the stations before the first of the new year.
In this connection attention is called to the notice headed "Advertising matter not
allowed in Government offices," in Service and Regulatory Anriouncem nts for
November, 1915, page 127.

RESULTS OF PROSECUTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS

Penalties have been imposed in prosecutions for violations of regulatory laws,
as reported to the bureau, as follows:
Livestock Quarantine Law
J. M. Bates and W. R. Gardner, interstate movement of tick-infested cattle,
$100 fine.
Samuel W. Brey, Souderton, Pa., interstate shipment and transportation of
cattle without tuberculin test, $50 fine.1
The Pennsylvania Railroad Co., failure to mark waybill "Tuberculous cattle,"
$100 fine.
Southern Pacific Co., interstate transportation of cattle without tuberculin
test, $100 fine.
Twenty-Eight-Hour Law
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, $100 fine.
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Co., $100 fine.
Southern Railway Co. (2 cases), $200 fines.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Co. (222 cases), $22,200 fines.
Meat Inspection Law
Easton Bologna Co., Farmersville, Pa., $50 fine.



NEW PUBLICATIONS OF THE BUREAU
[The bureau keeps no mailing list for sending publications to individual employees, but publications
are sent in bulk to officers in charge for distribution to members of their forces. The number of copies sent
varies with the subject or nature of the publication and the number and class of employees. Officers in
charge will use their judgment and distribute publications to best advantage. So far as possible addi-
tional copies will be furnished on request.]
Farmers' Bulletin 287. Poultry Management. Revision. By Animal Hus-
bandry Division. Pp. 30, figs. 10.
Farmers' Bulletin 898. Standard Varieties of Chickens. II. Mediterranean
and Continental Classes. Revision. By Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 22,
figs. 18.
Farmers' Bulletin 1181. Raising Sheep on Temporary Pastures. Revision.
By Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 16, figs. 6.
Farmers' Bulletin 1251. Standard Varieties of Chickens. V. The Bantam
Breeds and Varieties. Revision. By Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 20,
figs. 31.

1 This case was reported in Service and Pegulatory Announcements for Septembrnr, 1924, as closed by
the payment of a fine of $50. The attention of the United States attorney for the southern district of West
Virginia having been called to the fact that the act of Feb. 2, 1924, provides a minimum fine of S1W,
be now reports that the defendant, on Oct. 14, 1924, paid into court an additional $50 and that the
judge entered an order fixing the fine at $100.







118 'BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY [October, 1924]

Farmers' Bulletin 1412. Care and Managiiicmut of Dairy Bulls. By J. R.
Dawson, Dairy Division (now Bureau of Dairying). Pp. 22, figs. 21.
Farmers' Bulletin 1413. Poultry House Construction. Supersedes Farmers'
Bulletin 574, same title. By A. IR. Lee, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 28,
figs. 18.
Farmers' Bulletin 1415. Beef on the Farm. By W. H. Black and E. W.
McComas, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 34, figs. 49.
Farmers' Bulletin 1419. Care and IlauagoIni.int of Farm Work Horses. By
J. 0. Williams and Earl B. Krantz, Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 18, figs. 15.
Farmers' Bulletin 1422. Udder Diseases of Dairy Cows. By Hubert Bunyea,
Pathological Division. Pp. 18, figs. 6.
Department (ir.iilar 325. Foot-and-Mouth Disease. By John R. Mohler,
Chief, Bureau of Animal Industry. Pp. 32, figs. 14.
Amendment 27 to B. A. I. Order 287, relative to foot-aiid-inouiith disease in
cattle, sheep, other ruminants, and swine. Releases all of Los Angeles County,
Calif., except premises on which foot-and-mouth disease has existed. Effective
November 1, 1924. P.. 1.


ORGANIZATION OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY

Chief: JOHN R. MOHLEIK.
Administrative Assistant: CHARLES C. CARROLL.
Chief Clerk: J. R. COHRAN.
Editor: D. S. BURCH.
Animal Husbandry Division: E. W. SHEETS,2 chief.
Biochemic Division: M. DORSET, chief.
Dairy Division: C. W. LARSON, chief.
Division of Hog-Cholera Control: U. G. HOUCK, chief.
Division of Virus-Serum Control: D. I. SKIDMORE, chief.
Field Inspection Division: A. W. MILLER, chief.
.11eat Inspection Division: R. P. STEDDOM, chief.
Pathological Division: JOHN S. BUCKLEY, chief.
Tic/. Eradication Division: R. A. RAMSAY, chief.
Tuifit rcilis Eradication Division: J. A. KIERNAN, chief.
Zoological Division: B. H. RANSOM, chief.
Experiment Station: E. C. SCHROEDER, superintendent.
QOfice of Accounts: GEORGE F. TUCKER, in charge.
Office (f Personnel: GEORGI: H. RUSSE.LL, in charge.

2 Appointed Oct. 16, 1924.








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S. R. A .-B. A . I. 210 Issued, ecember, 1924 United States Department of Agriculture SERVICE AND REGULA RY ANNOUNCEMENTS BUREAU OF ANIMAL IND STRY ocTOBER, 1924 (This publication is issued monthly for the disseminatio n of information, instructions, r uling, etc. , con• cerning t~e work of the nureau of Animal lndu try. Free distribution is limi ted to pe rson s in the service of the burean, establishments at which the Feder31 meat in specti on i s conduct . ed, public officers whose duties make it desirahl for them Lo have such inform a tion, and j ourna l s especially concern e d. Others desirin g copies may obtain them from the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office, Washin g ton , D. ., at 5 coots each, or 25 cents a y(\ar. A supply will be sent to eac h officia l in charg e o f a stat. ion or branch of the bure a u service, who should promptly distribute copies t o members of bis f orce. A file should be kept at each station f or refe re nce.] CONTENTS Change in directory ______________________________________________________________________________ _ The foot-awi-mouth ,;ituation ________________________________ _____________________________________ _ Veterinary f orces hold Coot-and-mouth die:13e in check ________________________________________ _ Californfa prac tica lly fr e of foot-and-mouth disease menace ___________________________________ _ Fnrsi mile of Swedis h meat-inspection certificate. ___ . _ ___ . _________ 0 _______________________________ • Anim als slaug ht ered unde r Federal meat in spectio n, September, 1924 _____________________________ _ Import of foo
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110 BUREAU OF A~-Il\IAL r...-nu TRY [October, Change in ame of Official E tablishment *1 -2 Leayemyorth Packino& torage Co., Third & Choctaw treet Leaven worth, Kan . in tead of the chalker Packing Co., The Goldberg-Ko h~r Packing o., anitary ausage Co., chalker & o. 62 heeran Packing Co. outh Columbu Avenue Fo toria, Ohio, in tead of the Fo toria rum C . Substation Di continued hamokin Pa. meat in pection ub tation of Pott ville, Pa. Change in Addre s of ln~pector Dr. . T. le, care "nit Proyi ion o. Atlanta Ga. in tead of care wift & Co. 96 "ell treet. Dr. . 0. McHugh, P. 0. box 550 Zane Yille Ohio in tead of car Zane Yille Provi ion o . Dr. L. Butterfield (o ffice 204---205 lay-Peter Building mail P. O. box 3 7 , in tead f care _ • ,ada Packing Co. Reno T e,. Add the FoUowing Official Dr. . 0. Fladn , in charge international in pection and quarantine, care American Con ul, .Mexico City, Mexico. Dr. 1V. T . Comyay dome of Federal building Eigh h and Olive treet Loui , lo. D r. . J. ::\Iill en, 1204 Ea End Tru t Building Highland and Penn Avenues, Pitt buro-h Pa. Dr. . L. Elliott care Jae b E. Decker & 'on Ma on City Iowa. Dr. L. A. ".il on care Int r tate Packing Co. Winona Mfnn. Dr. L. A. Licking car car ::\layer & Co. I\1adi on, Wi . Remove the Follo~ing Official Dr. R. J. Dignam ::\Iadi on Wi . Dr. J. J. Brougham, t. Loui , l\I . Dr. " T. Conway Pitt burgh, Pa. Dr. . J. Millen 11a on City, Imm. Dr. . L. Elliott Winona ::\!inn. ::\Ir. Alfred L. Baker. Hane ::\Ion t . THE FOOT-AND-MO TH SITUATION Veterinary Force Hold Foot-and-Mouth Di ease in Check ( tatement is ued October 23) R port to the "C. . Department of Agriculture from Dr. :\Iarion Ime , in harge of the tate and Federal force engaged in eradicating foot-and-mouth di ea~ e from southea tern Texa how the effectivene of control mea ure~ . Although nearly a month ha pa ed ince the announcement on eptember 27 of the outbreak the infection ha not pread from the area originally mapped ou a dangerou territor~The last infected herd wa found by veterinary in pector .. October 15 and -na laugh ered and buried the ame day. The toll of the di ea e thu far ha been limited to 6 herd containing about 2 700 animal , and in addition about 4 600 tray cattle rounded up from exposed pa tures. Doctor Ime report that extraordinary precaution are being taken to guard the quarantined area. The veterinarian engaged in uppressing the disea e are making a thorough earch of the large quarantined area for tray animal . Part of the country i ,,.-ood d and wampy, but the in pector elected for the work are accu tomed to all kind of field condition . Public official railroad compani tockmen, and the public are giYing -nholehearted cooperation and the pre enc of Texa ranger i reported to have a whole me influence in obtaining c mpliaoce with the n ce ar r gulation . While a larg number of tate ha e promulgat d regulation prohibiting entry f li,e tock and oth r p cified commoditie from Texa the regulation ar more r a , onable and mor in ac ordanc with car fully draft d Federal r tricti n than th pr mulgat d during th alifornia utbr ak. Gr at Britain, which imp d r tri tion n importation of liYe tock and animal product • Conduct l augh tering.

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111 d her originating ulifornia Practically re of Fool-and-:\-1oulh Di ea e :\nace ( 'tat llll"nL i • u1l October 2~) \\"ith the pa ing of tw t f 1 ot-and-lllot th di c pr s eJ. k F SIMILE OF WEDISH MEAT-INSPEC TJO 'ERT I FI ' TE Th fac imile hown n th n xt page r pre ent the form of th approYed ,'wedi h meat-i n pection certificate acceptable und r the proYi ion f B. A ... I. r 211 ( ReYi ed), R gulation 27 ection 5 param:aph 5 . A . IMALS SLA GHTERED U DER FEDERAL MEAT I SPE TIO SEPTEMBER, 1924 -tation Baltimore ____________ ._. ______ ._. ____ . ___ _ Brookl)-n _ ________________________________ _ Buffalo._ ... ______________________ ... _____ _ c~~~atL. ________ . ___ . _______ . _____ ... . Cle,eland ________ . _. _. ___ . _. ____ . _. _ ... __ . Detroit ___________________________________ _ Fort "'\\'orth _______________________________ _ Indianapolis ______________________________ _ Jer ey City _______________________________ _ K aru;a City ______________________________ _ . Iilwaukee. ________ . _ .. ____ . ____ .. __ . ____ _ Xational -tock Yards. ___________________ _ • 1ew York ________________________________ _ Omaha ____ . ____ . ___ . __ ... _. ___ .. _._. _____ _ Philadelphia _________________ . ____________ _ t. Louis _________________________________ _ ,ioux City ________________________________ _ .. outh t. Jo eph _________________________ _ outh t. Paul ___________________________ _ All other establishments __________________ _ Total: eptember, 1924-_______________ _ ~epte mber, 1923 ________________ _ 9 months ended-~eptember, 1924 ____________ . ___ _ eptember, 1923 ________________ _ Cattle ,,5 9 5,502 I . 241 1,0,992 12,053 9,651 6,054 I 58,445 1,614 5,601 132,224 10,626 43 22, 29,176 1 13 > I 15.925 2 , i45 39,442 31,36 146,671 70, 171 09, 10 6,699,025 6,60,, 53 Cah-e j 1. i40 (i, 64 2,93 44,335 6, i H ,052 ,), 564 52.140 I 3 .625 fi . 930 55 . 346 1 22,4 6 , 66 42. 75 I 11,475 !i,,62 4,644 ? 12'. 64 31, 30 0, 262 419, 113 33 ,09 3 3,653, 5 3,390,327 beep 5 ,91 25,975 i0,057 277,1 ' 7,140 12,523 14,951 21 -: 334 40,784 12 725 'i, 2 22,6 3 141, 2 15,242 16,252 5, 69 13,097 63,39 -11.113 1!2 .521 1. 149. 675 9,560 , 921 43 , 9,401 Goat ''l"l"ine 51 71, 34 1 O I 3 752 2.323 4,735 64 922 384.017 57, S32 63,451 , ,833 26,047 9,533 63. l'i 1.,0, 326 52,623 91,940 6,171 164,499 2,610 145, ,46 119,090 65,840 105. 134 92,695 2. 56,960 3,212,350 1 , 41 3 133, 249 16,305 I 3 -, ,61,320 Hor e laughtered at all establishments, September, 1924, 00. Inspections orlard at all e~tab li bments. 116,232,804 pounds; compound and other sub titutes, 26,620,4 0 pound . Corresponding inspection for eptember, 1923: Lard, 1 ,037,362 pounds; compound and other nhstitutc., 32, ,5.fi54 pound . (Thee total do not repr -ent actual production, as the same lard or compound may ba,e been inspecterl and cord d more than once in the process of manufactme.) Carcasses Condemned During August, 1924 Cause Cattle Ca1,e ..cheep Swine --------------------,---1-----------1 Emaciation ______________________________________ . _ _ _ _ _ 331 JOO 1 441 73 Hog cho lera ____ . ____ . ________ . __________ . ____________________________ . ____________________ . I, 266 Inflammatory disea es_________________________________ 45 10 420 I 523 Immaturity. _____________________ . _______________ ._____ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ 164 ________________ . ______ _ Tuberculosis ____________________________ . __________ ... _ 3, 40 4 ___ . _______ _ All other cause ____________ .. ___ . ____ __ _ _ ___ _ ____ __ _ _ __ lO 237 Total ___________________________________________ _ 5,13 9 I 65i 1. 2 '

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112 !BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY Veterinarintyg for kottexport. Kingdom of Sweden. The Royal Stale Dep arte m ent of h e alth . M eat and c anned foods division . ••••-',1. Place ( a v s!indningsortJ Date (datum och Ar) I here by certif y thaf h e meat or m e at food products here i n described were d e r ived from animals w c h received a nte-mort e m aod pos t-mortem veterinary i n s pection at the time o slaught er, and that the said meat and meat food pro d u cts are sound , healthful , wholesom e and otherwise fit for human food, and hav e not been treated with and do not contain any preservative, colouring matter, or o ther substance not p e rmitt e d by the m e atand canned foods act and re g ulations, and have been handl e d only i n a sanitary manner i n thi s country. Undertecknad intygar harmed att nedan ang ivna kottvaror harrora fran djur, v ilka undergMt veterin l! rbesik tnin g ome d e lbart fo re och 1;1m e delbart efter slakten, a!t desamma l!ro tja nliga till mann i kofoda , alt de icke hava l>e handl ats med eller innehalla forbjudnz konserverin g smedel, fargeller andra l! m nen, samt att desamma h a r i land e t h a v a b e handlats p~ ,ett i sanitart av see nde tillfre dsstalland e s:ltt . Kind o f pr oduct. Numbe r o f pieces or pa c h a ges. W e ight . Varu slag . A nt a l kolly . V i ki. Identi ficati o n marks on m e als and pacho g e s Nr ............... ........... .. ( A k ott e ll e r emb allage anbragta v eter inara kon t rollmarken Nr) Co n s i g n or ..... (Avsandare) . ....................................... 4... .. Adress ............ , ....................................... . Consignee .. (Mottagare) Shi pping mar k s........ .. ... (Avsandarens befra k t ningsm arken) . D estinati o n .... . _(adre ssort ) ( Sig nature) ..... . . ... ...... .. .. ... ............................... ... VflcrJn:ary inspector under meat canoed f oods act. Av Mcdlcinalsty~tsm IOrordnad v,,terlnJ.r. Bltnkelt cnliil BIi, t 1111 Med •slyr:1 kungOrcl den 23 •prll 1~24. [October, "

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1924) SERVICE A D REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS 113 IMPORTS OF FOOD ANIMALS AND OF MEAT AND MEAT FOOD PRODUCTS The statements following show the imports of food animals and of meats and meat food products inspected by the Burea u of Animal Industry during September, 1924, with figures for other periods for comparison. Impo rts off ood animals Country of export Cattle -1----Mexiro ___________________________ ---------------1,193 Canada_________________________________________ 16,9 8 5 T~al: I September, 1924. _ _ _________ ________ . • ___ j 18, 178 September, 1923 ____ _______________ . _ _____ 21,6 2 4 9 months ended-Swine Sheep -1 ____________ I 9,359 5,391 I 1,262 I I 5,391 10,621 46 I 7, ll27 Septe m ber, 1924 _________________ . ___ . ____ _ _ 141, 847 September, 1923 _________________ . _______ . ___ , 97, 2 8 7 16,655 36,698 1,790 27,376 Imports of 1n e at and meat food products I Fresh and refrigerated Country of export -----Canned Other I and cured products Beef I Other -I Pounds Pounds Pounds Pounds Argentina. _______ . -------1!: 1----:200 472,628 312,270 Brazil _______________________________ ------------166,639 Canada ______________________________ 547,609 I 1,059,923 57,140 69,555 Uruguay _____________________________ ============I============ 199,966 -----------Other countries. ________ -__ . ___ _ 24,818 20,251 I ' Total: 565, 190 I September, 1924. ________________ 1,061, 123 754,552 568, 721 i September, 1923 _. ______________ 3,012,385 994,577 815,152 7,887 I 9 months ended-September, 1924 _________________ 10, 168, 2171 8,317,079 8,751,347 1,902,648 September, 1923 __ -------------8,101,605 8,437,448 9,236,647 825,762 I I Condemned in September, 1924: Beef, 2 pounds; pork, 1,564 pounds; total, 1,566 pounds. Refused entry: Pork, 4,188 pounds. Goats 2,370 8 2,378 24 10,106 134 Total weight Pounds 797,534 172,784 1,734,227 199,966 45,075 2,949,586 4,830,001 29,139,291 26,601,462 FOREIGN OFFICIAL AUTHORIZED TO SIGN INSPECTION CERTIFI CATES FOR MEAT AND PRODUCTS FOR IMPORTATION INTO THE UNITED STATES The following is an ;additional name, address, and facsimile signature of a foreign national Government official authorized to sign and issue certificates of inspection for meat and[meat products offered for importation into the United States: Country and name Signature SPAIN Alfredo L6pez _____________ _ 18142-24t-2

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114 (BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY [October, LICENSES FOR VETERINARY BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OCTOBER, 1924 LICENSES ISSUED License Date Name and address of firm Products No. . 1924 6 Oct. 7 Pitman-Moore Co. , near ZionsHemof!hagic-septicemia aggressin; blackleg ag-ville, Ind. gressm. LICENSES TERMINATED United States veterinary license No. 114, issued January 1, 1921, to the White Serum Co., Nashville, Tenn., was terminated October 8, 1924, without prejudice. United States veterinary license No. 130, issued February 24, 1922, to the E. R. Alexander Clear Serum Co., Kansas City, Mo., was terminated October 17, 1924, without prejudice. PERMIT ISSUED Permit Date Name and address of firm Products No. 1924 6 Oct. 23 A. Charklian, New York, N . y _ Tuberculins (intra-dermo, ophthalmo, and subca taneous). ANTI-HOG-CHOLERA SERUM AND HOG-CHOLERA VIRUS PRODUCED UNDER UNITED ST .A TES VETERINARY LICENSE, SEPTEMBER, 1924 Serum Virus I Ordinary Clear I Total Simulta-Hyperim• neous munizing C. c. C . c. C. c. C. c. C. C. 48,618,637 18,132,901 66,751,538 3,475,093 8,475,688 SUMMARY OF TUBERCULOSIS-ERADICATION WORK IN COOPERATION WITH THE VARIOUS STATES, SEPTEMBER, 1924 Tuberculin tests Total to date during month State I Once-Ac• Herds Inspector in charge State official Herds Cattle Cat-testedcred-under or I tested tie ref.ree ited superlots acted herds berds vision -----Ala .•• ______ 83 2,611 36 1,649 168 2,200 R. E. Jackson _____ C. A. Cary, Auburn. Ariz ________ --------------------2,327 10 2,861 F. L. Schneider. __ S. E. Douglas, Phoenix. Ark ________ 35 589 6 862 48 1,092 L. E. Lyons ••.•••• J. H. Bux, Little Rock. Calif _______ ------------------2,004 25 2,174 R. Snyder _________ J.P. Iverson, Sacramento. Colo _______ 16 666 36 1,099 36 1,320 W. E. Howe ______ C. G. Lamb, Denver. Conn _______ 114 2,174 67 1,445 502 1,747 R. L. Smith ....... J.M. Whittlesey, Hartford. Del. _______ 84 1,166 82 1,493 784 2,841 W. G. Middleton_ 0. A. Newton, Bridgeville. D. c _______ -----------------270 10 288 J. A. Kiernan _____ Fla _________ 136 2,103 4 5,147 323 6,098 J. G. Fish _________ J. V. Knapp, Tallahassee. Ga _________ 168 1,716 29 4,051 45 4,729 A. L. Hirleman ___ P. F. Bahnsen, Atlanta. Idaho ______ 279 2,382 2 15,343 93 17,255 W. A. Sullivan ____ W. R. Smith, Boise. m __________ 4,611 43,438 1,982 1, 797 747 51,531 J. J. Lintner ______ F. A. Laird, Springfield. Ind ________ 2,793 20,103 322 29,073 7,810 37,582 J.E. Gibson ______ R. C. Julien, Indianapolis. Iowa _______ 3,804 64,079 1,226 34,985 3,958 52,105 J. A. Barger _______ M. G. Thornburg, Des Moines. Kans _______ 108 3,346 37 5,800 981 6,940 N. L. Townsend .. J. H. Mercer, Topeka. Ky _________ 1,343 7,237 36 27,388 276 31,891 W. F. Biles _______ W. H. Simmons, Frankfort. La_ --------1 435 6,231 192 1,560 112 2,518 A. F. Staub _______ E. P. Flower, Baton Rouge. Me _________ 504 3,532 102 13,422 I , 737 14,835 J. B. Reidy _______ H. M. Tucker, Augusta. Md ________ 635 6,836 689 1,987 1, 179 6,327 'l'. A. Ladson _____ James B. George, Baltimore. ,

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1924] ER I E AND REGUL\..TORY ANNOUNCEMENTS 115 ummary of tuberculosw--eradication work in cooperation with the various States, eptember, 1924-Continued I Tuberculin tests Total to date during month I I tate OnceAc-Herds I Inspector in c harg e State official Herds 1 at-Oatt e tler _ testedcred-under or tested acted free ited super-I lots herds herds ision , -------Mass _______ , 172 3,152 962 574 169 1,26 8 E. A. Crossman ___ L. H. Howard, Boston. Mich _______ 3,659 33,990 733 51,2 9 253 61,874 T. S. Rieb ________ H. W. Norton, jr., Lansing. Minn ______ 989 20,663 888 11,021 4,339 18,454 W. J . .Fretz _______ C. E. Cotton, St. Paul. Miss _______ 49 995 18 464 116 723 H. L. Fry _________ P. P. Garner, J ac kson . Mo _________ 906 9,257 51 48,260 399 49,912 Ralph Graham ____ H. A. Wilson, Jefferson City. Mont_ _____ 588 8, 25 54 17,739 150 18,534 J. W. Murdoch ___ W. J. Butler, Ilcl na. Nebr _______ 806 9,694 109 9,185 13 I 9,849 C.H. Hays _ ______ L. R. Cantwell, Lincoln. Nev ________ 27 471 4 1,770 15 2,373 L. C. Butterfield __ Edward Records, Reno. N. H _______ 188 1, 9 134 1,854 8471 3,343 E. A. Grossman ___ A. L. Felker, Concord. N. J_ _______ 191 3,106 427 817 326 1,518 W. G. Middleton_ J. H . McNeil, Trenton. N. l\Iex ____ 2,127 4 1 2,340 F. L. Schneider ___ Mat Ke nan, Albuquerque N. y _______ 4,225 54,238 5,076 18,183 8, 893 35, 789 H.B. Leonard ____ H.J. Henry, Albany. . c _______ 5,241 12, 734 44 114,577 64 125,566 W. C. Dendinger _ Wm. Moore, Raleigh. N. Dak ____ 274 4,599 76 14, 743 2, 5111 19,875 H. H. Cohenour __ W. F. Crewe, Bismarck. Ohio _______ 2,116 17,424 875 24, 2 l 1,363 28,5181 A. J. De Fosset_ __ F. A. Zimmer, Columbus. Okla _______ 28 845 2 214 426 660 H. Grafke _ ________ J. A. Whitehurst, Oklahoma. Oreg _______ 1,074 9 ,269 74 25,912 575j 23,211 S. B. Fos_ter _______ W. H. Lytle, Salem. Pa _________ i 1,335 9,998 351 19,417 2,960 1 24,675 P. E. Qumn _____ _ T. E. Munce, Harrisburg. R. r__ ______ 8 190 0 31 28 59 E. A. Crossman ___ T. E. Robinson, Providence. s. c ________ 191 1,151 4 763 1821 4,643 W. K. Lewis ______ W. K. Lewis, Columbia. S. Dak _____ 78 2,322 39 523 359 1,046 J. 0. Wilson ______ A. E. Beaumont, Pierre. Tenn _______ 75 1,541 3 165 387 12,745 E. I. Smith _______ W. B. Lincoln, Nashville. Tex ________ 141 1,888 0 730 250 1,149 L. J. Allen ________ L. G. Cloud, Fort Worth. Utah _______ 499 2,823 25 9,317 103 10,295 F. E. Murray _____ A. J. Webb, Salt Lake City. Vt _________ 354 7,327 797 1,869 2,715 6,965 L. H. Adams ______ Edward H. Jones, Mont-pelier. Va _________ 669 6,094 130 1,075 1,244 2,621 R. E . Brookbank_ J. G. Ferneybougb, Riebmond. Wash ______ 923 5,937 79 25,347 135 27,162 J. C. Exline _______ L. C. Pelton, Olympia. W. Va _____ 274 2,090 26 4,562 517 5,000 George W. Neff _ _ _ J. H . Stewart, Charleston. Wis ________ 2,655 45,954 811 41,580 4,635 50,725 J. S. Healy ________ John D. Jones, jr., Madison. Wyo _______ 176 2,809 92 4,803 9 4,833 John T. Dallas ____ A. W. French, Cheyenne. ----------Total 43,059 449, 484i16, 7321604, 894 52,956 , 802,059 PERMITTED DISINFECT ANT In accordance with the provisions contained in the regulations of this department governing the interstate movement of livestock, (B. A. I. Order 273) the bureau has granted permission for the use of "Cresyline Cresol Compound," manufactured by The Hunt Mfg. Co., Cleveland, Ohio, as a saponified cresol solution, in the general disinfection of cars, yards, and other premises. UNITE D STATES TO HAVE AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER AT MEXICO CITY (Statement issued October 24) Dr. S. 0. Fladness, of the Bureau of Animal Industry, U. S. Department of Agriculture, left Washington on October 24 for Mexico City, to take up, on ovember 1, his duties as agricultural commissioner representing the department. His headquarters will be at the American consulate. Arrangements for attaching an agricultural commissioner to the consulate in Mexico were made through the State Department, and United States officials believe that the personal contact thus made possible will be of benefit to both countries. The duties of Doctor Fladoe s will consist largely in conferring with Mexican authorities concerning live tock disea es and quarantine regulations in an endeavor to secure uniformity in the regulations of the two countries. He will perform other dutie for various branches of the department, including activities of an economic character. His vari d experience in livestock and other agricultural work makes him well fitted to fill this new office. At one time he

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116 !BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY [October, represented the department in South America as a livestock specialist, has served two years in the Packers and Stockyards Administration, and has had much experience in meat inspection and livestock-sanitary work. As agricultural commissioner to Mexico the duties of Doctor Fladness will be to represent the department in all matters pertaining to agriculture, in which the two countries are jointly interested. AMENDMENTS TO THE FISCAL REGULATIONS Per Diem Allowance Paragraph 37 of the Fiscal Regulations of the department is hereby amended to read as follows: 37. Rules governing per diem allowance.-Per diem allowance in lieu of subsistence will be subject to the following rules: (a) Each day of 24 hours will be considered as beginning at midnight. Per diem allowance for any day in which the employee is in a subsistence status less than 24 hours must be fixed separately and at a rate not to exceed $1 if the subsistence status period i s 6 hours or less, $2 if more than 6 hours and not more than 12 hours, $3 if more than 12 hours and not more than 18 hours, and $4 if more than 18 hours. These special rates will apply to travel status periods of less than a day occurring at the beginning or end of a continuous trip of more than one day. For trips of less than a day actual expenses only will be allowed. The change consists in establishing the actual expense basis exclusively for absences of less than 24 hours from post of duty. Decisions of the Comptroller General, 3 Comp. Gen. 598 and 966, lay do"wn a rule which may be summarized by quoting from the syllabus of the latter: "Where an immigrant inspector * * * is temporarily absent from his official station while operating in adjacent territory for short periods under conditions which would not ordinarily interfere with his domestic arrangements for obtaining the usual subsistence, he can not be regarded as in a travel status for the purpose of payment to him of a per diem, or any fractional parts of a per diem, in lieu of subsistence." There is difficulty in determining from these decisions the state of facts which would warrant payment of the per diem and those under which payment would not be permissible. For instance, one of the per diem charges considered and held disallowable in the. latter decision was based upon departure by automobile from official station at 5.30 a. m. with return at 1.00 p. m. on the same day. It has been deemed simpler therefore to prescribe the actual expense basis in all cases where the absence from official station falls short of a day. Tips in Georgia Subparagraphs (c), (f), and (h) of paragraph 33 of the Fiscal Regulations of the department are hereby amended by elimination of Georgia from the States enumerated in said subparagraphs in which State laws forbid the payment of train, station, and hotel porters' fees and fees to waiters. IMPORTATION OF HAY AND STRAW PACKING MATERIALS The attention of bureau inspectors engaged in supervising the importation and disposal of import bay and straw packing materials and various feeding materials for livestock is directed to the following Declaration o. 1 of the Act ing Secretary of Agriculture: UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY WASHINGTON, D. C. Declaration No. 1 October , 19B4. The Secretary of Agriculture having so determined, it is hereby declared that Norway, Sweden, Ireland, and the Channel Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Japao, Guam, the UnionofSouthAfrica,Canada, Mexico, and the islands of the West Indies with the exception of Jamaica are free from foot-and-mouth disease and rinderpest. This declar a tion is made in accordance with section 2, Regulation 11 of the regulations governing the sanitary handling and control of hides, fleshings, hide cuttings, parings, and glue stock, sheepskins and goat skins and parts thereof, hair, wool, and other animal by-products, hay, straw, forage, or similar material offered for entry into the Unjted States (B. A. I. Order 2 6). C. F. MAR IN, Acti11g Secretary of Agriculture.

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1924] SERVICE :rn REGULA.TORY ANNOUNCEMENTS 117 ALE DARS FOR 1925 Officers in charge and individuals reporting direct to ashington will please indicate in their store requisitions for December 1 orders for the wall calendars they will require for the year 1925. One wall calendar should be sufficient for each room occupied as office or laboratory, and orders should be for a minimum number. The bureau has discontinued the purchase of desk calendar pads and stands for field stations. However, station now equipped "1th such stands may procure pads for the same for 1925 by ordering on their stores requisitions for December 1 the number required, indicating-,be make of the stand for which intended-that is, whether Gem, Handy, Daily, etc. These calendars and pads may not be forwarded with the other supplies ordered on such requisitions, but an effort will be made to get them to the stations before the first of the new year. In this connection attention i call e d to the notice headed "Adv ert i s i ng matter not allowed in Government offices," in erv ice and Regidatory Announceme nts for r-foi•ember, 1915, page 127. RESUL T S OF PROSE UTIO S FOR V I O L ATIO S OF LAWS Penalties have been imposed in prosecutions for violations of reguJat ry laws, as reported to the bureau, as follows: Livestock Quarantine Law J. M. Bates and W. R. Gardner, interstate movement of tick-infested cattle, $100 fine. Samuel W. Brey, Souderton, Pa., interstate shipment and transportation of cattle without tuberculin test, $50 fine.1 The Pennsylvania Railroad Co., failure to mark waybill "Tuberculous cattle," $100 fine. Southern Pacific Co., interstate transportation of cattle without tuberculin test, $100 fine. Twenty-Eight-Hour Law Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, $100 fine. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Co., $100 fine. Southern Railway Co. (2 cases), $200 fines. The Pennsylvania Railroad Co. (222 cases) $22,200 fines. Meat Inspection Law Easton Bologna Co., Farmersville, Pa., $50 fine. EW PUBLICATIO S OF THE BUREA [The bureau keeps no mailing list for sending publications to individual employees, but publications are sent in bulk to officers in charge for distribution to members of their forces. The number of copies sent varies with the subject or nature of the publication and the number and class of employees. Officers in charge will use their judgment and distribute publications to best advantage. So far as possible addi tional copies will be furnished on request.] Farmers' Bulletin 287. Poultry ~Ianagement. Revision. By Animal Hu -bandry Division. Pp. 30, figs. 10. Farmers' Bulletin 98. Standard Varieties of Chickens. IL Mediterranean and Continental Classes. Revision. By Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 22, figs. 18. Farmers' Bulletin 1181. Raising Sheep on Temporary Pastures. Revision. By Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 16, figs. 6. Farmers' Bulletin 1251. Standard Varieties of Chicken . V. The Banta~n Breeds and Varieties. Revision. By Animal Husbandry Division. Pp. 20, figs. 31. 1 This case was reported in Service and Regulator y Announcements for Septem b er, 1924, a s clo sed by the payment of a fine of $50. The attention of the United States attorney for the southern district of West Virginia having been called to the fact tha t the act of Feb. 2, 1924, provi des a minimum fin e o f 5100, he now reports that the defendant, on Oct. 14, 1 924, p a id in t o court a n a ddi tio nal .50 and that the judge entered an order fu.ing the fine at . 100.

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118 BUREAU OF AN"IMAL INDU TRY tober, 1 924.) Farme r' Bulletin 1 412 . Car and Management of Dairy Bull . By J. R. Daw on, Dairy Divi ion (now Bureau of Dairyi ng). Pp. 22, fig . 21. Farmers' Bulletin 1413. Poultry Hou e Con truction. Super ede Farmer ' Bulletin 574, ame titl e. By A . R . Lee, Animal Husbandrv Divi ion. Pp. 2 , figs. 1 . Farmer ' Bulletin 1415. Beef on the Farm. B)r W. H. Black and E. ,Y. ~IcComas, Animal Husbandry Divis ion. Pp. 34, fig . 49. Farmer ' Bulletin 1419. Care and Management of Farm '\Yorl Hor es . B y J. 0. William and Earl B. Krantz, Animal Hu bandry Division. Pp. 1 , fig .. 15. Farmer ' Bulletin 1422. dder Di ea e of Dairy Co,r, . By Huber Bun ea, Pathological Divisi on. Pp. 1 , fig . 6. Department Circular 325 . Foot-and-Mouth Di ea e . B John R. Mohler, Chief, Bureau of Animal Indu try. Pp. 32, fig . 1 4 . Amendment 27 to B. A . I. Order 2 7, relative to fo t -and-mouth d isea e in cattle, heep, other ruminants, and wine. Relea es all of Lo Angele County, Calif. , xc pt premi es on which foot-and-m uth di ~ea e ha. ex i ted. Effective oyemb r 1, 1924. P .. 1. ORGANIZATION OF THE BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY hief: JOHN R. MOHLER. Administrative Assistant : CHARLES C . CARROLL. Chief Clerk : J. R. CoHRAN. Editor: D. S. BURCH. nimal Husbandry Division: E. W. SHEETs,2 chief. Biochemic Division: M. DoRSET, chief. Dairy D ivision: C. "V\T . LARSON, chief. Division of Hog-Cholera Control: U. G . HoucK, chief. Division of V irus-Serum Control: D. I. SKIDMORE, chi ef. Field I nspection Division: A. W. MILLER, chi ef. J1 eat I nspection Division: R. P. STEDDOM, chief. Pathological D ivision: JOHN S . BUCKLEY, chief. Tick Eradication Division: R. A. RAMSAY, c hi ef. Tuberculosis Eradication Division: J. A . KrnR. TAN, hief. Zoological Division: B. H. RA SOM, chief. Experiment tation: E. C. SCHROEDER, superintendent. O .ffice of Account : GEORGE F. TucKER, in charge. Office u f Per o n nel: GEoRoi; H. Rus E L L , in charge. 2 Appointe d Oct. 16, 1924. ADDITIONAL COPIES OF TillS PUBLICATION MAY BE PROCURED FROU THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENT GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE WA illNGTON, D. C. AT 5 CENT PER COPY UBSCR IPTION PRICE, 25 ENT PER YEA.R v'

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