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RULE 1, REVISION 26.--TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF
SPLENETIC, SOUTHERN, OR TEXAS FEVER IN CATTLE
:i Effective on and af ter' Decemnber 1, 1927
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(B. A. I. Order 7)STATES DEPARTMENT OFAGi
't OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY.
The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, and notice is
i!;"hereby given, that the contagious and infectious disease known as splenetic,
southern, or Texas fever exists in cattle in Morehouse Parish, La., and that said-
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY
mentioned disease still exists amon, cattle in other portions of the State of
i, Louisiana, and also in the following States and Territory, to wit: Alabama, Ar-
kansas, Florida, Mississippi Oklahoma, TEXAS FEVER IN CATTLEco.
No*:, therefore, 1, R. W. Dunlap, Acting1 SceayoAgicutrnne
authority conferred by section I of the act of Congress approved March 3, 1905
(33 Sta. 1264), do hereby quarantine the areas hereinaftmb er described, and do1927
order by this rule 1, revision 26, under the authority and discretion conferred
!iiii, i UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRIcULTuREF,
i7 ~OFFICE OF THE SliOEcarra.
on ...The fact has been determined by the Secretary of Agriculture by section 3 of the said act of Congress, ap-is
S" thereby givenMarch 3, 1905 (33 Stat. 1265), that the contagious and infectious diseastate known as splenetic,
Sfrsoum thern, or Texas fever exists ined cattle in Morehouse Parish, La., accordance withat said-the
Smregulationed diseasof the Secretary of Agriculturtle in or the prevention of the Statead of
" Louisiana, and aiso in the following States and Territory, to wit: Alabama, Ar-
kaspleneticsas, Floridauthern, or TexaMississippi, Oklahoma, Texas, and Porto Rico.
The following arefore, R. W. Dunlap, Acting Seretaryic, southern, or Texas fevunder
authority conferred by section 1 of the act of Congress approved March 3, 1905
(33 Stat 1264), doThe following counties areby quarantined: the Clareas hereinafter describedtaw, Mobile, and doWash-
Thorder by this rule 1, revision 26, under the authoritynties and portions of counties arend discreantion conferred: Ashley,
Bradlon the Secretary of AgrChiculture byark, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Drew, Grant,p-
'Hem proved March 3, 1905 (33 Stat. te1265), Lincolnthat the intller, Nstate movement of cattle,
Sandfrom the areas herein ofquara ntined shall be madesouth o nly in accordance wiver; th the
poregulation of the Scretary south of Agriculture for the prevention ofand thate spreadrt of
Ittsplenetic, southern, th or Texas fever in cattle.
The following areas of Florida is quarantined for splenetic, southern, or Texas fever Bay,
: : in cattle:
The following cCalhount ies are quarantined: Clarke, ChoctawGulf, Mobile, and Wash-on
I[Aberty, Martin, Monroe, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Santa Rosa, Walton, and
- .. The following parcountishes and portions of parcountishes are quarantined: Acadiashley,
Mlen, Ascension.: Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienvflle, Bossier, Cam-
eBradleyon, Calcasieu, Chaldwellot, Catlark, Clevelande Soto, EvColumbia, Dallas, Drew, Grant,
Hempstead, Hot SpringLafayette, La Sfayettlle, Lincoln, Millerngston, Morehousevada, Ouatchitocha, Pike,
and Union; that portion of Desha County south of the Arkansas River; that
portion of Howard County south of townships 6 and 7 south; and that part of
* Little River County south of Little River.
i;. The entire State of Florida is quarantined, except the counties of Bay,
Broward, Coupeealhoun, Dapide, RiEscambiand, Red River, Gadsden, St.Gulf, Holmesna, St. LJacksondry
Liberty, Martin, Monroe, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, Santa Rosa, Walton, and. 7
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ii.:':iii:.t..!.;;::. ..T. he following parishes and portions of parishes are quarantined:. Acadia,
..; .<:.:;.;. Ali en, Ascension,. Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Cam-
woi~'':.,..en, Calcasien, Caidwell, Catahoula, De Soto, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant,
,3iIib..eir ':r :i ia, Jackson, ILafayette, La Salle, Livingston, Miorehouse, Natchitoches,
ii,..:;: Points Conpee, Eapides, Richiand, Red River, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Landry,
St. Martin, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington,
Webster, West Baton Rouge, West Carroll, and Winn; all that portion of Iber-
ville Parish lying west of the Mississippi River; and all that portion of
Ouachita Parish lying west of the Ouachita Rivet.
The following counties are quarantined: Amite, Clarke, Covington, Forrest,
George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones,
Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Simpson, Smith, Stone,
Walthall, and Wayne.
-The following county and portions of counties are quarantined: McCurtain
County; that portion of Le Flore County lying east and south of the following-
described line: Beginning on the line between Oklahoma and Arkansas where
the same is intersected by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway and
running thence westerly, following said railroad, to the line between ranges
26 and 27 east; thence south to the northwest corner of section 30, township
6 north, range 27 east; thence west to the northwest corner of section 26,
township 6 north, range 26 east; thence south to the northwest corner
of section 2, township 5 north, range 26 east; thence west to the north-
west corner of section 5, township 5 north, range 26 east; thence south to the
line between townships 4 and 5 north; thence west on said township line to
the line between ranges 25 and 26 east; thence south on said range line to
the ridge of the Kiamichi Mountains; thence in a westerly direction, following
the ridges of said mountain, to the east line of Pushmataha County; that por-
tion of Choctaw County lying east of the east bank of the Kiamichi River; and
that part of Pushmataha County lying east and south of the following-described
line: Beginning at a point where the east bank of the Kiamichi River inter-
sects the Pushmataha and Choctaw County line; thence running northwest along
the east bank of the said river to the north line of section 16, township 3
south, range 16 east, thence running *west on said section line to its intersec-
tion with the east right-of-way fence line of the St. Louis-San Francisco Rail-
road; thence running north and east along the said right-of-way fence to its
intersection with the Pushmataha and Latimer County line.
The entire territory is quarantined.
The following counties and portions of counties are quarantined: Anderson,
Angelina, Atascosa, Austin, Bell, Bexar, Brazoria, Brazos, Brooks, Bowie,
Burleson, Burnet, Cameron, Cass, Chambers, Cherokee, Dimminit, Duval, Fort
Bend, Freestone, Frio, Galveston, Gregg, Grimes, Hardin, Harris, Harrison,
Hays, Henderson, Hidalgo, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells,
Karnes, Kenedy, Kleberg, La Salle, Lampasas, Lee, Lavaca, Leob, Liberty, Lime-
stone, Live Oak, McMullen, Marion, Madison, Milam, Montgomery, Nacogdoches,
Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Red River, Robertson, Rusk, Sabine, San
Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Smith, Starr, Travis, Trinity, Tyler, Upshur,
Walker, Waller, Washington, Webb, Willacy, Wilson, Wood, Zapata, and
Zavalla; that part of Matagorda County lying east of the Colorado River
except the Matagorda Peninsula; and that part of Wharton County lying east
of the Colorado River.
This rule 1, revision 26, shall be construed in connection with the regula-
tion of the Secretary of Agriculture for the prevention of the spread of sple-
netic, southern, or Texas fever in cattle, and is subject to amendment or revision
on statutory notice.
Rule 1, revision 25 (B. A. I. Order 300), dated November 5, 1926, effective
December 1, 1926, shall cease to be effective on and after December 1, 1927,
on and after which date this rule 1, revision 26, which for purposes of identifi-
cation is designated as B. A. I. Order 307, shall become and be effective until
The effect of this order is as follows:
In Alabama, Escambia County is released from quarantine.
In Arkansas, Garland, Montgomery, Polk, Saline, and Sevier Counties, the
remainder of Jefferson and Pulaski Counties, and a portion of Little River and
Howard Counties, are released from quarantine.
In Florida, Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties, and the remainder of
Okaloosa. Walton, and Holmes Counties are released from quarantine.
In Louisiana, Morehouse Parish, formerly released, is requarantined.
In South Carolina. Berkeley County, and the remainder of Charleston
County, are released from quarantine. "
In Texas, Bandera. Bastrop, Colorado, Coryell, Fayette, Kendall, Nueces,
and Titus Counties. and a portion of Matagorda County, are released from
In Virginia, Southampton County is released from quarantine.
The existing quarantine of areas in the States of Mississippi and Oklahoma,
and the Territory of Porto Rico is continued.
T LrDone at the City of Washington, this 28th day of October, 1927.
Witness my hand and the seal of the Department of Agriculture.
R. W. DuNLAP,
Acting Secretary of Agriculture.
FEEDING STATIONS FOR NONINFECTED CATTLE
Properly equipped noninfectious pens are maintained at the following points within the
Eudora, Ark., Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. pens.
Texarkana, Ark., Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. pens.
McGehee. Ark., Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. pens.
Jacksonville, Fla., Jacksonville Union Stockyards pens.
Fort Pierce, Fla., Florida East Coast Railway pens.
Jacksonville, Fla.. National Stockyards pens.
Alexandria, La., Missouri Pacific Railroad and the Texas & Pacific Railway pens.
De Quincy, La., Gulf Coast Lines pens.
Hattiesburg, Miss.. Mississippi Development Board pens.
Hattiesburg, Miss., New Orleans & Northeastern Railroad Co. pens.
Laredo, Tex.. International & Great Northern Railway pens.
Palestine. Tex.. International & Great Northern Railway pens.
Hearne, Tex., Houston & Texas Central Railroad pens.
San Antonio, Tex., the Union Stockyards pens.
Houston, Tex., the Union Stockyards pens.
Yoakum, Tex., San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway pens.
Longview Junction, Tex., Texas & Pacific Railway Co. pens.
(Englewood) Houston. Tex., Southern Pacific Railway Co. pens.
Orange, Tex.. Southern Pacific Lines pens.
Beaumont, Tex., Southern Pacific Co. pens.
Bellville, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
Temple, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
Conroe, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
Beaumont, Tex., Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway Co. pens.
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