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ing Crude Oil, Fuel Oil, Gas Oil, Kerosene, Gasoline, and Natural Gas, dated September 24, 1918, be, and the same hereby are, amended in the manner following:

Rule 1 is vacated and set aside.

Rule 2 is amended by striking out Classes 3, 4, and 5 and substituting in place thereof the following:

Class 3. The use of natural gas whère now used for heating buildings not included in Classes 1 and 2: the use of natural gas for the lifting and refining of petroleum oil by steam or heat; and the use of natural gas for gas engine power not included in Classes 1 and 2.

Class 4. The use of natural gas for all other purposes. The provision of Rule 2 with respect to preferential deliveries as between members of the same class shall not apply with respect to Class 4.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

TITLE II.

MISCELLANEOUS ORDERS RELATING TO PETROLEUM AND

ITS PRODUCTS.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Jan. 31, 1918, Effective Feb. 11, 1918,
* Amending by Excluding Petroleum and its Products from the Operation thereof, the
Regulation of Jan. 17, 1918, Making Provision for a More Adequate Supply of Fuel for
Railroads, etc.

It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that in view of the finding and determination by the President of the United States that it is essential to license the importation, manufacture, storage, and distribution of fuel oil, and of the President's announcement to that effect, the prohibition against the use of fuel set forth in the order of January 17, 1918, entitled “Regulation making provision for a more adequate supply of fuel for railroads, domestic consumers, public utilities, and other uses necessary to national security," should not apply to fuel oil (including gas oil) in any of its various forms.

The United States Fuel Administrator hereby orders and directs that, until further or other order of the said United States Fuel Administrator, the said regulation of January 17 restricting the burning of fuel or the use of power derived from fuel shall in no way, manner, or form apply to petroleum or its products on or after the effective date hereof. Effective February 11, 1918.

H. A. GARFIELD,

United States Fuel Administrator. WASHINGTON, D. C., January 31, 1918.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Nov. 8, 1918, Effective Nov. 8, 1918,

Establishing a Regulation to Restrict Consumption of Natural Gas Along Lines of Potter Gas Co., Crystal City Gas Co., Addison Gas & Power Co., and Elmira Water, Light & Railroad Co.

WASHINGTON, D. C., November 8, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that the supply of natural gas available to the Potter Gas Company, the Crystal City Gas Company, the Addison Gas and Power Company, and the Elmira Water, Light and Railroad Company, for distribution to consumers in McKean, Potter, and Tioga Counties, Pennsylvania, and in the State of New York, will be inadequate to meet the demands of all consumers and that, therefore, it is necessary to issue a regulation to insure an equitable distribution of the supply of natural gas to such consumers,

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 makes and establishes the following regulation, effective until further or other order, and subject to general or specific modification hereafter from time to time, and at any time:

REGULATION RESTRICTING CONSUMPTION OF NATRUAL GAS ALONG THE LINES OF POTTER

GAS COMPANY, CRYSTAL CITY GAS COMPANY, ADDISON GAS AND POWER COMPANY, AND ELMIRA WATER, LIGHT AND RAILROAD COMPANY.

(1) The term consumer” in this regulation shall be construed to include any person, firm, association, or corporation who now is or may hereafter become a purchaser of natural gas or who is delivered natural gas by the Potter Gas Company in the Counties of McKean, Potter, and Tioga, State of Pennsylvania, or by the Potter Gas Company, the Crystal City Gas Company, the Addison Gas and Power Company, or the Elmira Water, Light and Railroad Company in the State of New York.

(2) The term “domestic service” in this regulation shall be construed to include the reasonable use of natural gas where now used for heating, lighting, and cooking in private homes, boarding houses, apartment houses, hospitals, and other charitable institutions; and the use of natural gas where now used for lighting and cooking only in hotels, restaurants, bakeries, and eating places, and for heating in hotels where separate rooms are dependent upon natural gas for use in grates and stoves.

(3) The use of natural gas by consumers along the lines of the Potter Gas Company in McKean, Potter, and Tioga Counties, Pennsylvania, for domestic service is hereby' restricted to not exceeding twenty-four thousand (24,000) cubic feet per month to each consumer; provided, however, that, in exceptional cases where a substitute fuel : is not obtainable and suffering would otherwise result, an additional supply of natural gas in excess of twenty-four thousand (24,000) cubic feet per month may be furnished such consumer for domestic service upon written permit therefor issued by the Federal Fuel Administrator for the State of Pennsylvania; and said Potter Gas Company is hereby prohibited from delivering to any consumer for domestic service natural gas in excess of twenty-four thousand (24,000) cubic feet per month except upon written permit therefor issued by the Federal Fuel Administrator for the State of Pennsylvania.

(4) The use of natural gas by consumers along the lines of the Potter Gas Company, the Crystal City Gas Company, the Addison Gas and Power Company; and the Elmira : Water, Light and Railroad Company in the State of New York for domestic service is hereby restricted to not exceeding twelve thousand (12,000) cubic feet per month to each consumer; provided, however, that, in exceptional cases where a substitute fuel is not obtainable and suffering would otherwise result, an additional supply of natural gas in excess of twelve thousand (12,000) cubic feet per month may be furnished such consumer for domestic service upon written permit therefor issued by the Federal Fuel Administrator for the State of New York; and the said Potter Gas Company, the Crystal City Gas Company, the Addison Gas and Power Company, and the Elmira Water, Light and Railroad Company are hereby prohibited from delivering to any consumer for domestic service natural gas in excess of twelve thousand (12,000) cubic feet per month except upon written permit therefor issued by the Federal Fuel Administrator for the State of New York.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator. ,

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of November 8, 1918, Effective Nov. 15,

1918, Establishing a Regulation to Restrict Consumption of Natural Gas at Louisville, Kentucky.

WASHINGTON, D. C., November 8, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that the supply of natural gas at Louisville, Kentucky, supplied through the lines of the Kentucky Pipe Line Company and distributed by the Louisville Gas and Electric Company will be inadequate to meet the demands of all consumers in the city of Louisville, Kentucky, and of consumers being supplied by the Kentucky Pipe Line Company, and that, therefore, it is necessary to issue a regulation to insure an equitable distri. bution of the supply of natural gas to such consumers;

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 makes and establishes the following regulation, effective November 15, 1918, and until further or other order, and subject to general or specific modification hereafter from time to time, and at any time:

REGULATION RESTRICTING CONSUMPTION OF NATURAL GAS AT LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY,

AND ALONG THE LINES OF THE KENTUCKY PIPE LINE COMPANY.

(1) The term “consumer,” as used in this regulation, shall be construed to include any person, firm, association or corporation who now is or may hereafter become a purchaser of natural gas or who is delivered natural gas by the Louisville Gas and Electric Company or the Kentucky Pipe Line Company.

(2) The use of natural gas in the city of Louisville, Kentucky, and along the lines of the Kentucky Pipe Line Company for any purpose whatsoever is hereby restricted to not exceeding one thousand (1,000) cubic feet per day to each consumer; provided, however, that in exceptional cases, where a substitute fuel is not obtainable and suffering would otherwise result, and where natural gas is being used in limited quantities in excess of one thousand (1,000) cubic feet per day for industrial purposes and other fuel can not be reasonably substituted, an additional supply of natural gas in excess of one thousand (1,000) cubic feet per day may be furnished such consumer upon written permit therefor issued by the Federal Fuel Administrator for the State of Kentucky; and the said Louisville Gas and Electric Company and the said Kentucky Pipe Line Company are hereby prohibited from delivering to any consumer natural gas in excess of one thousand (1,000) cubic feet per day except upon written permit therefor issued by the Federal Fuel Administrator for the State of Kentucky; and provided further, that whenever the supply of natural gas is in excess of the quantity required to fill the demands therefor within the limit hereby imposed, the companies may make a pro rata delivery of such excess to their con

sumers.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

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Acts of Congress..
Act authorizing the President to coordinate executive bureaus, etc..

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Advertising signs, fuel consumption for, restricted.

532
Vacated as of November 23, 1918....

539
Alabama:
Beehive coke prices.....

546, 548, 550, 554, 561, 563
By-product coke prices.....

548, 563
Forty-five-cent order not applicable to mines in..

157
Vacated...

158
In Zones F, G, and H.

256, 269, 275
Mine prices of bituminous coal.

53
Alabama & Vicksburg Railway, railroad fuel order...

384
Vacated as of October 14, 1918.......

402
Allotments of domestic sizes of anthracite for 1918.

437
American Steamship Association agent for Shipping Board.

412
Amusement, places of, to be closed on Tuesdays.

435
Anthracite:
Allotments of domestic sizes of, for 1918...

437
Apportionment of supply, duty of Anthracite Committee.

51
pon. Clean-coal order...

482
5 : Distribution of, from lake docks, restricted.

362, 438
Distribution of, from Norfolk & Western Railway No. 1 mines, restricted... 439
Distribution of, from Norfolk & Western Railway No. 1 and No. 2 mines,
restricted...

440
Order revised..

441
Distribution program.

443
Five cents allowed for rescreening at Atlantic or lake ports.

444, 456
Inspection of, regulations relative to.....

482
Mine prices of —
Fixed by the President August 23, 191?

161
In Arkansas.

162
In Virginia .

164
One dollar and five cents increase in...,

166
Pea coal reduced......

162
Sizes smaller than pea size.

165
Thirty-five-cent increase in.

166
Prices at Lake Michigan and Lake Superior docks.

179, 181
Stimulation of production, duty of Anthracite Committee.

51
Wage increase order of November 28, 1917...

166
Wage increase order of November 7, 1918...

166
Anthracite Committee, appointment, powers and duties..

51
Appointment of assistant United States Fuel Administrator.....

27
Appointment of State fuel administrators, form of certificate of.

32
Appointment of United States Fuel Administrator.....
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