Executive Order 1392

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Signed by President  William H. Taft  Friday, August 4, 1911 IV PCR 411, August 23, 1911


By virtue of the authority vested in me, I hereby establish the following order for the Canal Zone.


Section 1. Any person who sets on foot, instigates, promotes or carries on any fights between cocks or other birds, or any dog fight, or bull fight, or fight between other animals; or who does any act as assistant, umpire or principal in furtherance of any fight between any such animals, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed fifty dollars, or by imprisonment not to exceed thirty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.


Sec. 2. This order shall take effect thirty days from this date.

Signature of William Howard Taft
Wm. H. Taft.

The White House,

August 4, 1911.


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it is a work of the United States federal government (see 17 U.S.C. 105).