Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 40 Part 2.djvu/599

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PROCLAMATIONS, 1918, 1919. 1919 PROVIDED that the abro ation, annullment, and rescission of the D°*i’¤**°¤· °*°·» '°' Regulations aforesaid shall 1§ot affect the disposition of the case of mmum uotmwm any alien enemy detained, arrested, confined, or interned for the violation of any of said regulations, or release any alien enemy from the obli ations of a parole imposed upon him by or with the authorization of tge Attorney General. This Proclamation shall extend and apply to all land and water, Territorial extentcontinental or insular, to which the above mentioned sections of the Revised Statutes extend and a ly. IN WITNESS WHEREOF liliiave hereto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. _ Done at the city of Paris in the Republic of France, this 23rd day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine [sun,.] hundred and eighteen, and of the independence of the United States the one hundred and forty third. Woomrow WH.SON By the President: FRANK L. Pour Acting Secretary of State. Br rrm Pnnsmmivr or mn Ummn Srxms A PROCLAMATION ¥•¤¤=¤v 7» 1*19- WHEREAS, under and b virtue of an Act of Congress entitled w{;,‘g§g_?§,g‘°’ ‘°°‘ " An Act to provide further fhr the national security and defense by Preamble. encouraging the production, conserviqg the supply and controlling _ the distribution of food products and uel", approved by the Presi- §*;,Q“*;)"g{£_’°"‘-’*°°— dent on the 10th day o August, 1917, it is provided among other ' things as follows: "That, by reason of the existence of a state of war, it is essential to the national seciuity and defense, for the successful prosecution of the war, and for the support and maintenance of the Army and Navy, to assure an a equate supply and equitable distribution, and to facilitate the movement of foods feeds, fuel, including fuel oil and natural gas, fertilizer and fertilizer ingredients, tools, utensils, implements, machine , and equi ment required for the actual production of foog, feeds, andp fuel, hereafter in this act called necessaries; to prevent, locally or generally, scarcity, monopolization, hoarding, injurious specu ation, manipulations, and private controls, afectingl such supply, distribution, and movement; and to establis and maintain governmental control of such necessaries d the war. For such purposes the instrumentalities, means, methods, powers, authorities, duties, obliggtions, and prohibitions hereinafter set forth are created, estab hed, conferred, and prescribed. The President is authorized to make such regulations and to issue such orders as are essential effectively to carry out the provisions of this act." AND, WHEREAS, it is further provided in said act as follows: __ "That, from time to time, whenever the President shall Gnd ‘4””’p‘2"‘ it essential to license the importation, manufacture, storage, mining, or distribution of any necessaries, in order to carry into effect any of the purploses of this Act, and shall publicly so announce, no person s all, after a date fixed in the announcement, engage in 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