Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 40 Part 2.djvu/476

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1802 PROCLAMATION S, 1918. before the day herein named for registration. Any such person should apply as soon as practicable at a place or of a person or official designated or appointed, respectively, by the Governor of Hawau for _ instructions as to how he may register by mail. _

'"°‘°°t um Any person who, on account of absence without the territory of

Hawaii, does not register, shall, within five days after reaching the first port in Hawaii, register at the proper place designated for registration, or b mail as rovided for other absentees. IN WITNYESS WHPREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. _ Done in the District of Colrunbia this 18th day of J1mein the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighteen and [san.] of the independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and forty second. _ Woomcow WILSON By the President: Ronmrr Lmsmo Secretary of State.

 BY run Pnnsmmrr or mn Umrmn Srrzrrms or Aumuca.

A PROCLAMATION. i·i°°¤§iiiSi°' WHEREAS, Under and b virtue of an Act of Congress entitled "An Act To provide further fhr the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of food roducts and uel", approved by the President on the 10th day of) August, 1917, it is provided among other things as follows: f?,°§*‘,§T’,7”§?"i“*'”‘ That by reason of the existence of a state of war, it is essential to the national securit and defense, for the successful prosecution of the war, and for the support and maintenance of the Army and Navy, to wsure an equate supply and equitable distribution, and to facilitate the movement, of foods, feeds, fuel including fuel oil and natural gas, and fertilizer and fertilizer ingredients, tools, utensils, implements, machinery, and equipment required for the actual production of foods, feeds, and fuel, hereafter in this Act called necessaries; to revent, locally or generally, scarcity, monopolization, hoarding, injurious speculation, manipulations, and private controls, affecting such supply, distribution, and movement; and to establish and maintain governmental control of such necessaries during the war. For such purposes the instrumentalities, means, methods,_pewers, authorities, duties, obliggtions, and prohibitions hereinafter set forth are created, estab hed, c0nferr·ed, and prescribed. The President is authorized to make such reguhtrons and to issue such orders as are essential effectively to carry out A I 2,7 the qrpovrsions of this Act. " °’ p‘ ‘ ’ AND, HEREAS, it IS further rovided in said Act as follows: That, from time to time, whenever the President shall End it essential to license the importation, manufacture, storage, mining, or distribution of any necessaries, in order to carry into eflect any of the purposes of this Act, and shall publicly so announce, no person shall, after a date fixed in the announcement, engage rn or carry on any such business specified in the announcement of importation, manufacture, storage, mining, or distribution of any necessaries as set forth in such announcement, unless he shall secure and hold a license issued pursuant to this section. The President is authorized to issue such licenses and to prescribe regulations for the issuance of licenses