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(B. A. I. Order 858)
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United States Department of Agriculture
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY
RULE 1, REVISION 34-TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF
SPLENETIC OR TICK FEVER IN CATTLE
(Effective on and after Dec. 1, 1935)
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OFFICE OF TME SECTARY.
The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture and notice
is hereby given that the contagious and infections disease known as splenetic
or tick fever exists in cattle in Orange, Osceola, Polk, and Seminole Counties,
Fla, and that said-mentioned disease still exists among cattle in other por-
tions of the State of Florida, and also in the following-named States and
Territory, to wit: Louisiana, Texas, and Puerto Rico.
Now, therefore, I, W. R. Gregg, Acting Secretary of Agriculture, under
authority conferred by section 1 of the act of Congress approved March 3,
1905 (33 Stat. 1264), do hereby quarantine the areas hereinafter described,
and do order by this rule 1, revision 34, under the authority and discretion
conferred on the Secretary of Agriculture by section 3 of the said act of
Congress, approved March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 1265), that the interstate move-
ment of cattle from the areas herein quarantined shall be made only in
accordance with the regulation of the Secretary of Agriculture for the
prevention of the spread of splenetic or tick fever in cattle.
The following areas are quarantined for splenetic or tick fever in cattle:
The following counties and portions of counties are quarantined: Charlotte,
De Soto, Hendry, Orange, Osceola, and Seminole; and that portion of Collier
County lying north and east of a line beginning at that point where the Ever-
glades branch of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad crosses the Collier-Hendry
County line, thence running southeasterly along said railroad to where it
crosses the boundary line dividing township 49 south and township 50 south,
thence running east along said township line to the Broward-Collier County
line; that portion of Polk County lying north and east of a line beginning
where the Seaboard Air Line Railroad crosses the Lake-Polk County line, thence
running southeasterly along said railroad to Polk City, thence running south-
easterly along the Polk City-Haines City highway to the northwest corner of
the city limits of Haines City, thence running due east to the range Ulne divid-
ing range 27 east and range 28 east, thence running south along said range
line to its Intersection with the township line dividing township 29 south and
township 30 south, thence running east along said township line to where it
crosses the range line dividing range 28 east and range 39 east, thence running
south along said range line to the Highlands-Polk County line.
The following parishes and portions of parishes are quarantined: Allen,
Avoyelles, Beauregard, Caldwell, Catahoula, De Soto, Evangeline, Franklin,
Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Rich-
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA T!;
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land, Red River, Sabine, Union, Vernon, West Carroll, and Winn; that portion
of Calcasieu Parish lying west and north of the Calcasieu and Houston Rivers,
and north of the State cattle drift fence, which fence extends from a point on
the Houston River and runs in a westerly direction approximately 15 miles
to the Sabine River; and that portion of St. Landry Parish lying north of a
line beginning at that point where the Gulf coast lines of the Missouri Pacific
Railroad cross the Atchafalaya River, thence running westerly along said rail-
road to Port Barre and continuing in a westerly direction along said railroad
to the St. Landry-Evangeline Parish line.
The entire Territory is quarantined.
The following counties and portions of counties are quarantined: Angelina,
Brooks, Cameron, Chambers, Duval, Hardin, Harris, Hidalgo, Houston, Jasper,
Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Leon, Liberty, McMullen, Madison,
Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine,
San Jacinto, Shelby, Starr, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Webb, Willacy, and Zapata;
that part of Brazoria County lying east of the Brazos River; and Galveston
County, except that part known as Galveston Island.
This rule, revision 34, shall be construed in connection with the regulation
of the Secretary of Agriculture for the prevention of the spread of splenetic
or tick fever in cattle and is subject to amendment or revision on statutory
Rule 1, revision 33 (B. A. I. Order 349), dated November 12, 1984, effective
December 1, 1934, shall cease to be effective on and after December 1, 1985,
on and after which date this rule 1, revision 34, which for purposes of identi-
fication is designated as B. A. I. Order 358, shall become and be effective until
The effect of this order is as follows:
In Florida: Hardee, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Sarasota, and
a part of Polk Counties are released from quarantine; and the counties of
Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and a part of Polk County, are requarantined.
The existing quarantine in the States of Louisiana and Texas and the Terri-
tory of Puerto Rico is continued.
Done in the city of Washington this 9th day of November, 1935.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agriculture.
W. R. GBmo,
Acting Secretary of AgrioWuvre,.
Feeding Stations for Noninfected Cattle
Properly equipped, noninfectious pens are maintained at the following points within
the quarantined area:
Alexandria, Rapldes Parish: Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. and the Texas & Pacific
Railway Co. pens.
DeQuincy, Calcasieu Parish: Gulf Coast Lines pens.
Beaumont, Jefferson County: Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens and South-
ern Pacific Co. pens.
Conroe, Montgomery County: Gulf, Colorado & Santa, Fe Railway Co. pens.
(Englewood) Houston, Harris County: Southern Pacific Railway Co. pens.
Houston, Harris County: Port City Stockyards pens.
Laredo, Webb County: International & Great Northern Railroad Co. pens.
Orange, Orange County: Southern Pacific Lines pens.
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