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Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of May 18, 1918, Effective June 1, 1918,

Modifying, with Respect to Shipments from Operations in Indiana, the Order of March 27, 1918, Establishing Bituminous Coal Zone D,being Modification No. 2 of said Order.

WASHINGTON, D. C., May 18, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that it is essential that the producers of bituminous coal, located in the State of Indiana, be permitted to make shipments of bituminous coal to points outside of “Zone D,” as described in the order of March 27, 1918, and that further apportionment of bituminous coal in that portion of the so-called “Zoning System” covered by his "order relative to bituminous coal Zone D," of March 27, 1918, will facilitate the movement of bituminous coal, tend to prevent 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, producers (which term includes every person, firm, corporation or association operating as owner, lessee or purchaser of the entire output of a mine) of bituminous coal operating in the coal producing districts in the State of Indiana may, in addition to the territory to which they are permitted to ship under “Zone D” as described in the order of March 27, 1918, 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 points in the State of Indiana located east of a line coincident with the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway from Madison, Indiana, to North Vernon, Indiana; thence coincident with the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway to Rushville, Indiana; thence coincident with the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway, through Richmond to the Indiana-Ohio state line. This order shall be effective on and after June 1, 1918.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of June 8, 1918, Effective June 15, 1918,

Modifying, with Respect to Shipments of Slack or Screenings from Operations in Indiana, the Order of March 27, 1918, Establishing Bituminous Coal Zone D,being Modification No. 3 of said Order.

WASHINGTON, D. C., June 8, 1918.

It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that it is essential that the producers of bituminous coal located in the producing district of Indiana be permitted to make shipments of bituminous coal, slack or screenings for a period of sixty days to points outside of “Zone D,” as described in the order of March 27, 1918, and that further apportionment of bituminous coal in that portion of the so-called "Zoning System” covered by his "order relative to bituminous coal Zone D," of March 27, 1918, will facilitate the movement of bituminous coal, tend to prevent 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 orders and of the act of Congress therein referred to and approved August 10, 1918,

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 Indiana may, in addition to the territory to which they are permitted to ship under “Zone D," sell, ship and distribute for a period of sixty days from the effective date of this order, bituminous coal, slack or screenings to dealers and consumers and for use and consumption within the following described section of the United States, viz:

(1) That portion of the lower peningula of the State of Michigan on and within the following boundary lines: On and east of a line coincident with the New York Central Railroad through Jackson, Michigan, to Lansing; thence coincident with the Pere Marquette Railway to Howard City; thence coincident with the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railway to Mackinaw City, Michigan, and

(2) That portion of the State of Ohio located on and within the following boundary lines: On a line coincident with the Norfolk & Western Railway from Portsmouth, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio; thence coincident with the Hocking Valley Railway to Toledo, Ohio; thence coincident with the Detroit & Toledo Shore Line Railway to the Ohio-Michigan state line. This order shall be effective on and after June 15, 1918.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator,

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of July 25, 1918, Effective July 31, 1918,

Modifying, during the Period from July 31, 1918, to October 1, 1918, with Respect to Shipments from Operations in Indiana, the Order of March 27, 1918, Establishing Bituminous Coal Zone D," being Modification No. 4 of said Order.

WASHINGTON, D. C., July 25, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that it is essential that the producers of bituminous coal located in the producing districts of Indiana be permitted to make shipments of bituminous coal during the period from the effective date of this order to October 1, 1918, to points outside of “Zone D” as described in the order of March 27, 1918, and that further apportionment of bituminous coal in that portion of the so-called “Zoning System” covered by his “order relative to bituminous coal Zone D” of March 27, 1918, will facilitate the movement of bitumi. nous coal, tend to prevent 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 orders 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 modication 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 Indiana may, in addition to the territory to which they are permitted to ship under “Zone D,” sell, ship and distribute bituminous coal during the period from the effective date of this order

until October 1, 1918, to dealers and consumers and for use and consumption within the following described section of the United States, viz:

That portion of the lower peninsula of the State of Michigan east of a line coincident with the New York Central Railroad through Jackson, Michigan to Lansing; thence coincident with the Pere Marquette Railway to Howard City; thence coincident with the Grand Rapids & Indiana Railway to Mackinaw City, Michigan. This order shall be effective on and after July 31, 1918.

H. A. GARFIELD,

United States Fuel Administrator. Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Aug. 23, 1918, Effective Aug. 23, 1918,

Modifying, with Respect to Shipments of Slack or Screenings, the Order of Mar. 27, 1918, Establishing Bituminous Coal Zone Dbeing Modification No. 4 of said Order.

WASHINGTON, D, C., August 23, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that it is essential that the producers of bituminous coal located in the producing districts of Indiana be permitted to continue shipments of bituminous coal, slack or screenings until October 1, 1918, to points outside of “Zone D,” as described in the order of March 27, 1918, and that further apportionment of bituminous coal in that portion of the so-called “Zoning System" covered by his "order relative to bituminous coal Zone D," of March 27, 1918, and his “modification number three” thereof of June 8, 1918, will facilitate the movement of bituminous coal, tend to prevent scarcity thereof, and is necessary for the production of a sufficient quantity of bituminous coal to aid in the succcessful 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, 1918,

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 Indiana may, in addition to the territory to which they are permitted to ship under “Zone D,” continue to sell, ship and distribute, as provided in said order of June 8, 1918, until October 1, 1918, bituminous coal slack or screenings to dealers and consumers, and for use and consumption within the following described section of the United States, viz:

That portion of the State of Ohio located on and within the following boundary lines, to wit: On a line coincident with the Norfolk & Western Railway from Portsmouth, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio; thence coincident with the Hocking Valley Railway to Toledo, Ohio; thence coincident with the Detroit & Toledo Shore Line Railway to the Ohio-Michigan state line.

H. A. GARFIELD,

United States Fuel Administrator. Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Oct. 10, 1918, Effective Oct. 10, 1918,

Vacating and Setting Aside all Prior Orders Relative to Bituminous Coal " Zone Dand Establishing a Regulation of the Sale, Shipment, Distribution and Apportionment of Bituminous Coal Produced in the State of Indiana.

WASHINGTON, D. C., October 10, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that the various orders hereto. fore made by said administrator relative to Bituminous Coal “Zone D”, regulating

1 This order was erroneousiy entitled Modification No. 4 of “Zone D”. It is in fact the fifth modifica tion. For the fourth modification see the preceding order.

the sale, shipment, distribution and apportionment of bituminous coal produced in the State of Indiana, should be revised and embodied in a single regulation,

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 Orders and of the Act of Congress therein referred to and approved August 10, 1917,

Hereby orders and directs, that the Order of said Administrator, dated March 27, 1918, entitled “Order relative to Bituminous Coal 'Zone D’regulating the production, sale, shipment, distribution and apportionment of bituminous coal and the method of such production, sale, shipment, distribution and apportionment by all producers of bituminous coal operating in the coal producing districts of the State of Indiana”, and all amendments and modifications of said order, be and the same hereby are vacated and set aside as of the effective date of the regulation hereinafter established, and

Hereby makes and establishes the following regulation effective October 10, 1918, and until further or other order in the premises:

SECTION I.

Except as hereinafter provided, no bituminous coal produced in the State of Indiana, hereby designated Producing Zone D, shall be sold, shipped or distributed, except to consumers and for use or consumption within the following described sections of the United States, viz.:

(1) That portion of the State of Illinois located east of a line coincident with the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway from Joppa, Illinois, to Arthur, Illinois, thence coincident with the Vandalia Railroad to Peoria, Illinois, thence coincident with the Chicago & Northwestern Railway through Nelson, Sycamore and Belvidere, Illinois, to the northern boundary of Illinois.

(2) That portion of the State of Wisconsin located east and south of a line coincident, from the southern boundary of the State of Wisconsin, with the line of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad from Belvidere, Illinois, to Beloit, Wisconsin, thence coincident with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway through Elkhorn and Waukesha to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

(3) The State of Indiana.
(4) The lower peninsula of Michigan.

(5) All stations and points of delivery in the State of Kentucky on the southern bank of the Ohio River from Joppa, Illinois, as far east as the eastern boundary line of the State of Indiana.

Provided, however, that bituminous coal produced in said Producing Zone D when loaded westbound in returning box cars or returning stock cars, may be sold, shipped and distributed to consumers and for use and consumption within the following described sections of the United States, in addition to the territory hereinbefore described, viz.:

All points reached via the car ferries of the

(a) Grand Trunk Railway operating between Grand Haven, Michigan, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin;

(b) Pere Marquette Railway operating between Ludington, Michigan, and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; and between Ludington, Michigan, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin;

(c) Ann Arbor Steamship Company operating between Frankfort, Michigan, and, Manistique, Michigan; between Frankfort, Michigan, and Menominee, Michigan, between Frankfort, Michigan, and Kewaunee, Wisconsin; and between Frankfort, Michigan, and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

SECTION II.

The territory described in Section I hereof is hereby designated Consuming Zone D, and wherever any boundary of said 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 D, 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 Producing Zone D, by wagon 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 D;

(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.

Coal produced in said Producing Zone D, of such special quality for such special use or purpose, in such quantity and consigned to such retail dealer or consumer outside said Consuming Zone D as shall be designated in a permit issued by the Coal Zone Permit Bureau of the United States Fuel Administration 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 no coal shipped under such permit shall be diverted by reconsignment or otherwise from the original consignee, unless the consent in writing of said Coal Zone Permit Bureau shall first have been obtained.

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,

By Cyrus GARNSEY, Jr.,
Assistant United States Fuel Administrator.

Section 6.-Zone E and Modifications.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of March 27, 1918, Effective April 1, 1918,

Establishing Bituminous Coal Zone E,Regulating the Distribution and Apportionment of Bituminous Coal from Operations in Western Kentucky, on the Illinois Central, Louisville & Nashville, and Louisville, Henderson & St. Louis Railways, and their Short Line Connections.

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 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

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