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(B. A. I. Order 349)
United States Department of Agriculture
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY
RULE 1, REVISION 33-TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF
SPLENETIC OR TICK FEVER IN CATTLE
(Effective on and after Dec. 1, 1934)
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE,
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.
The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture and notice
is hereby given that the contagious and infectious disease known as splenetic
or tick fever exists in cattle in the following-named States anti Territory,
to wit: Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and Puerto Rico.
Now, therefore, I, M. L. Wilson, 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 33, 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 movement
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, Hardee, Hendry, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, and Sara-
sota; that portion of Collier County lying north and east of a line beginning
at that point where the Everglades 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 south and
west 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 southeasterly 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 line dividing range 27 east and range 28 east,
thence running south along said range line to its intersection with the town-
ship 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 29 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-
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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 Stite cattle drift fence, which fence extends from a point
,on the, Houstop Li'er. and runs in a westerly direction approximately 15
miles tb 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 ross the Atchafalaya River, thence running westerly along
said railroad to Port' Barre and continuing in a westerly direction along said
railroad to the St. Landry-Evangeline Parish line.
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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 1, revision 33, 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 32 (B. A. I. Order 343), dated November 7, 1933, effective
December 1, 1933, shall cease to be effective on and after December 1, 1934,
on and after which date this rule 1, revision 33, which for purposes of identifica-
tion is designated as B. A. I. Order 349, shall become and be effective until
otherwise ordered. .
The effect of this order is as follows:
In Florida: The remainder of Glades, Highlands, and Lee Counties is re-
leased from quarantine. 4
In Louisiana: Acadia, Bienville, Bossier, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette,
St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Vermilion, Washington, and Webster;
the remainder of Iberia, Livingston, and St. Martin; and parts of Calcasieu !
and St. Landry Parishes are released from quarantine.
The existing quarantine in the State of Texas and the Ter-
ritory of Puerto Rico is continued.
Done in the city of Washington this 12th day of November *:
-i Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agriculture.
M. L. WmLsoN,
Acting Secretary of Agriculture.
Feeding Stations for Noninfected Cattle
Properly equipped, noninfectious pens are maintained at the following points within
the quarantined area:
Alexandria, Rapides 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
Southern 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.
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