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to Woodman; thence coincident with the Chicago & Northwestern Railway to Madison: thence coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway to Waukesha. Wisconsin; thence coincident with the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway to the southern boundary of Wisconsin.

(7) All stations and points of delivery in the State of Montana located along the line of the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway from and including Westby to and including Whitetail.

SECTION II.

The territory described in Section I is hereby designated Consuming Zone B, and wherever any boundary of this zone follows a line of railway, said zone shall include all points on the portion of the line of railway included in such boundary, and all places within the switching limits of such points.

SECTION III. Coal consigned in accordance with the terms of Section I hereof shall not be diverted to any point outside said Consuming Zone B, unless the consent in writing of the Coal Zone Permit Bureau of the United States Fuel Administration to such diversion shall first have been obtained

SECTION IV. The provisions of Section I of this regulation shall not apply to, or restrict, deliveries of bituminous coal from lake docks in said Zone B, by wagon or truck, or shipments of such coal

(a) For use as railroad fuel.

(b) In whole or in part, by inland waterways (other than the Great Lakes) except where such shipment requires a rail movement from the mines to the waterways terminating outside Consuming Zone B;

(c) To any points in Canada or Mexico when points of entry to these countries are located within said consuming zone, such shipments to be subject to all applicable license regulations of the United States Fuel Administration or the War Trade Board now or hereafter in force.

SECTION V. Bituminous coal from lake docks in said Zone B of such special quality, for such special use or purpose, in such quantity and consigned to such retail dealer or con. sumer outside said Consuming Zone B, as shall be designated in a permit issued by the District Representative of the United States Fuel Administration in and for District No. 18, in accordance with such rules and regulations as said Administration may from time to time prescribe, may be shipped to said retail dealer or consumer, provided that Do coal shipped under such permit shall be diverted by reconsignment or otherwise from the original consignee, unless the consent in writing of said District Representative to such diversion shall first have been obtained.

SECTION VI. Bituminous coal from lake docks in said Zone B may be sold, shipped, and distributed, for blacksmithing purposes only, in such portions of the United States outside Consuming Zone B as shall be designated in a permit issued to the producer of such coal by the Coal Zone Permit Bureau of the United States Fuel Administration in accordance with such rules and regulations as are. or may be from time to time, prescribed by said Administration. Every such permit shall be revocable by said ('oal Zone Permit Bureau at any time.

Any person, firm, association, or corporation violating or refusing to conform to this regulation will be liable to the penalties prescribed in the aforesaid Act of Congress.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Section 4.-Zone C and Modifications. Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of March 27, 1918, Effective April 1, 1918,

Establishing Bituminous Coal Zone C, "Regulating the Distribution and Apportionment, during the Period from April 1 to September 30, of Bituminous Coal from Operations in Illinois.

WASHINGTON, D. C., March 27, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that it is essential to the national security and defense, the successful prosectuion of the war, and the support and maintenance of the Army and navy, that the greatest possible supply of bituminous coal should be produced in the United States; that such production, even though all other conditions necessary therefor are present and capable of employment, is, because of the locations of the mines and the nature of the commodity, limited in part by the capacity of existing transportation facilities for the movement of the coal from points of production to points of delivery and consumption; that the amount of production, notwithstanding a continuance of the other present favorable conditions therefor, can be immediately increased by means of the greater utilization of coal cars, locomotives and other railroad facilities; and that among such means are the elimination of unnecessarily long hauls and of avoidable cross hauls of loaded and empty cars, and the provisions of the necessary supply of such coal for such consuming section of the country from the one or more coal fields nearest thereto, or most readily accessible thereto, either in actual distance or in the freedom from congestion and delays in rail movements between such coal fields and such section; and that apportionment of the bituminous coal, produced in the various coal fields of the United States, for delivery and consumption thereof in the different designated consuming sections of the United States, sometimes called a zoning system, will facilitate the movement of bituminous coal, tend to prevent either locally or generally scarcity thereof, and is necessary for the production of a sufficient quantity of bituminous coal to aid in the successful prosecution of the war,

The United States Fuel Administrator, acting under authority of an Executive Order of the President of the United States, dated 23 August, 1917, appointing said Administrator, and of subsequent Executive Orders, and in furtherance of the purpose of said order and of the Act of Congress therein referred to and approved August 10, 1917,

Hereby orders and directs that until further or other order of the United States Fuel Administrator, and subject to revocation or modifications by him from time to time, and at any time hereafter, every producer (which term shall include every person, firm, corporation or association operating as owner, lessee or purchaser of the entire output of a mine) bituminous coal in the State of Illinois, during the period from April 1st to September 30th, shall, except as hereinafter provided, sell, ship, and distribute such coal only to dealers and consumers and for use and consumption within the following described section of the United States hereinafter called consuming

zone, viz:

(1) That portion of the States of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and South Dakota, on and south and east of a line coincident with the Green Bay and Western Railroad from Kewaunee, Wisconsin, to Amherst Junction; thence coincident with Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie, through Abbotsford and Chippewa Falls to Minneapolis, Minnesota; thence coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry., through Benton Junction, Ortonville, Minn., and Aberdeen, South Dak., to the Missouri River; thence coincident with said river to Sioux City, Iowa;

(2) That portion of the States of Iowa and Missouri, on and east of a line from Sioux City, Iowa, coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, through Manila and Adel to Des Moines; thence coincident with Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad, to Albia; thence coincident with the Wabash Railway to Moravia, Iowa;

thence coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway to Chillicothe, Missouri; thence coincident with the Wabash Railway to Moberly; thence coincident with the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway to North Jefferson City; thence coincident with the Western boundary of Cole, Miller, and Pulaski counties, Missouri, to the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway thence coincident with St. Louis-San Francisco Railway through Neosho to the Missouri-Oklahoma State Line;

(3) That portion of the State of Arkansas on an north of a line coincident with the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway from Memphis, Tenn., through Little Rock and Mansfield, Arkansas; also points on the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway and St. Louis Southwestern Railway, south of the said line of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway;

(4) All points in the State of Louisiana located on the lines of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway and the St. Louis Southwestern Railway;

(5) That portion of the States of Tennessee and Kentucky on and west of a line coin. cident with the Illinois Central Railroad from Memphis, Tenn., through Fulton and Clinton, Kentucky, to Cairo, Illinois;

(6) All of the State of Illinois;

(7) That portion of the States of Indiana and Michigan on the west of a line coincident with the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad from Evansville, Indiana, through Otter Creek Junction and Brazil to Wheatfield; thence coincident with the New York Central Railroad to South Bend; thence coincident with the Michigan Central Railroad to Niles, Michigan; thence coincident with the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway to Benton Harbor;

Provided, however, that any such producer may ship such a quantity of coal of such special quality, and for such special use or purpose, and to such retail dealer or consumer outside of the above designated zone, as may be described and designated in a permit issued by the United States Fuel Administration upon an application from such consumer, and in accordance with such rules and regulations as may be from time to time prescribed by United States Fuel Administration;

And, provided further that this order shall not apply to bituminous coal(a) Shipped for use as railroad fuel,

(6) Shipped in whole or in part by inland waterways (other than the Great Lakes), excepting cases where any rail movement from the mines to the waterways would not terminate within the above designated consuming zone;

(c) Shipped to any points in Canada or Mexico.

Wherever any boundary of the consuming zone described in this order follows a line of railway, the consuming zone shall include all places usually taking deliveries of bituminous coal from points on the portion of the line of railway included in such boundary or within switching limits of other railway lines connecting therewith. This order shall be effective on and after April 1, 1918.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of April 24, 1918, Effective Oct. 1, 1918,

Establishing Bituminous Coal Zone C,Regulating the Distribution and Apportionment, during the Period from Oct. 1, to Mar. 31, of Bituminous Coal from Operations in Illinois.

WASHINGTON, D. C., April 24, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that it is essential to the national security and defense, the successful prosecution of the war and the support and maintenance of the army and navy, that the greatest possible supply of bituminous coal should be produced in the United States; that such production, even though all other conditions necessary therefor are present and capable of employment, is because of the locations of the mines and the nature of the commodity,

limited in part by the capacity of existing transportation facilities for the movement of the coal from points of production to points of delivery and consumption; that the amount of production, notwithstanding a continuance of the other present favorable conditons thereof, can be immediately increased by means of the greater utilization of coal cars, locomotives and other railroad facilities, and that among such means are the elimination of unnecessarily long hauls and of avoidable cross hauls of loaded and empty coal cars, and the provisions of the necessary supply of such coal for each consuming section of the country from the one or more coal fields nearest thereto, or most readily accessible thereto, either in actual distance or in the freedom from congestion and delays in rail movements between such coal fields and such section; and that apportionment of the bituminous coal produced in the various coal fields of the United States, for delivery and consumption thereof in the different designated consuming sections of the United States, sometimes called a zoning system, will facilitate the movement of bituminous coal, tend to prevent, either locally or generally, scarcity thereof, and is necessary for the production of a sufficient quantity of bituminous coal to aid in the successful prosecution of the war,

The United States Fuel Administrator, acting under authority of an Executive Order of the President of the United States, dated 23 August, 1917, appointing said Administrator, and of subsequent Executive Orders, and in furtherance of the purpose of said order and of the Act of Congress therein referred to and approved August 10, 1917,

Hereby orders and directs that, until further or other order of the United States Fuel Administrator, and subject to revocation or modification by him from time to time, and at any time hereafter, every producer (which term shall include every person, firm, corporation or association operating as owner, lessee or purchaser of the entire output of a mine) of bituminous coal in the State of Illinois, during the period from October 1st to March 31st shall, except as hereinafter provided, sell, ship and distribute such coal only to dealers and consumers and for use and consumption within the following described section of the United States hereinafter called consuming

zone, riz:

(1) That portion of the State of Wisconsin on and south of a line coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, through Watertown, Madison and Woodman to Prairie du Chien;

(2) That portion of the States of Iowa and Missouri on and south of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway (I & D Div) from North McGregor to Sioux City, and on and east of a line from Sioux City coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, through Manilla and Adel to Des Moines; thence coincident with the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad to Albia; thence coincident with the Wabash Railway to Moravia, Iowa; thence coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway to Chillicothe, Missouri; thence coincident with the Wabash Railway to Moberly; thence coincident with the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway to North Jefferson City; thence coincident with the western boundary of Cole, Miller and Pulaski Counties, Missouri, to the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway; thence coincident with the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway through Neosho to the MissouriOklahoma State Line;

(3) That portion of the State of Arkansas on and north of a line coincident with the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway from Memphis, Tennessee, through Little Rock and Mansfield, Arkansas; also points on the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway and St. Louis Southwestern Railway south of said line of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway;

(4) All points in the State of Louisiana located on the lines of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway and St. Louis, Southwestern Railway.

(5) That portion of the States of Tennessee and Kentucky on and west of a line coincident with the Illinois Central Railroad from Memphis, Tennessee through Fulton and Clinton, Kentucky, to Cairo, Illinois;

(6) All of the State of Illinois;

(7) That portion of the States of Indiana and Michigan on and west of a line coincident with the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway from Evansville, Indiana, through Otter Creek Junction and Brazil to Wheatfield; thence coincident with the New York Central Railroad to South Bend; thence coincident with the Michigan Central Railroad to Niles, Michigan; thence coincident with the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway to Benton Harbor.

Provided, however, that such producers may, during the period from October 1st, to March 31st, in addition to the territory outlined previously in this order to which they are permitted to ship, under this zone, sell, ship and distribute industrial and steam coal to dealers and consumers and for use and consumption within the following described section of the United States, viz;

That portion of the States of South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin, located on and within the following described boundary lines;

On and south and east of a line coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway from Hudson, South Dakota, to Sioux Falls, South Dakota; thence coincident with the Great Northern Railway through Pipestone, Minnesota, to Granite Falls, Minnesota; thence coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway, through Benton Junction to Norwood, Minnesota; thence coincident with the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway to Minneapolis, Minnesota; thence coincident with the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railway through Chippewa Falls and Abbottsford to Amherst Junction, Wisconsin; thence coincident with the Green Bay & Western Railroad to Kewaunee, Wisconsin.

Provided, further, that the producers of bituminous coal located in Vermillion County, State of Illinois having operations along the Wabash Railway may, in addition to the territory to which they are permitted to ship under this zone, sell, ship and distribute such coal to dealers and consumers and for use and consumption within the following described section of the United States, viz:

All stations and points of delivery located on the Wabash Railway in the State of Indiana, including all points of delivery within switching limits on all other railway lines connecting therewith.

Provided, further, that the producers of bituminous coal located in Sangamon County, State of Illinois, having operations along the Cincinnati, Indianapolis & Western Railroad may, in addition to the territory to which they are permitted to ship under this zone, sell, ship and distribute such coal to dealers and consumers and for use and consumption within the following described section of the United States, viz:

All stations and points of delivery located on the Cincinnati, Indianapolis & Western Railroad as far east in the State of Indiana as to and including Indianapolis, including all points of delivery within the switching limits of other railway lines connecting therewith.

Provided, further, that any such producer may ship such a quantity of coal of such special quality, and for such special use or purpose, and to such retail dealer or consumer outside of the above designated zone as may be described and designated in a permit issued by the United States Fuel Administration upon an application from such consumer, and in accordance with such rules and regulations as may be from time to time prescribed by the United States Fuel Administration.

And, provided further, that this order shall not apply to bituminous coal(a) Shipped for use as railroad fuel.

(b) Shipped in whole or in part by inland waterways (other than the Great Lakes), excepting cases where any rail movement from the mines to the waterways would not terminate within the above designated zone.

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