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Hereby makes and establishes the following regulation effective June 29, 1918, until further or other order and subject to modification hereafter from time to time and at any time:

REGULATION FIXING THE PRICE OF CANNEL COAL.

Section I. The prices of cannel coal shipped on and after the effective date of this regulation are hereby fixed f. o. b. cars at the mine per net ton at not to exceed the applicable Government mine prices for bituminous coal at the mine where such cannel coal is produced, provided, however, that if the producer of such cannel coal shall obtain from the United States Fuel Administration a permit therefor, lump cannel coal may be sold for a sum not to exceed $1.00 per net ton above the applicable Government mine price for run of mine bituminous coal at the mine where such coal is produced.

Section II. Any producer desiring to obtain a permit to make the additional charge for cannel coal provided in Section I of this regulation, may file with the Bureau of Prices of the United States Fuel Administration, Washington, D. C., an application therefor in such form as said Bureau of Prices may from time to time prescribe.

Section III. All invoices for cannel coal for which the additional charge provided in Section I hereof is made must bear the number of the permit of the producer of such coal.

Section IV. When cannel coal is loaded into box cars, a charge of 50¢ per net ton, in addition to the prices fixed in Section I hereof, may be made to cover the cost of labor and material necessary to load such coal into box cars.

H. A. GARFIELD,

United States Fuel Administrator. WASHINGTON, D. C., June 28, 1918. Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of July 15, 1918, Effective 7 a. m., July 16,

1918, Amending Order of June 28, 1918, and Establishing Revised Regulations Controlling the Price and Sale of Cannel Coal.

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 Fuel 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, that the Regulation dated February 21, 1918, effective on that date, entitled “Ruling regarding prices for mixed Cannel and Bituminous Coal” be and the same hereby is cancelled from and after 7 a. m., July 16, 1918.

And hereby further orders that the Regulation dated June 28, 1918, effective on June 29, 1918, entitled “Regulation fixing the price of Cannel Coal” be amended to read as follows from and after 7 a. m., July 16, 1918, until further or other order and subject to modification hereafter from time to time and at any time:

REGULATION FIXING THE PRICE OF CANNEL COAL AND THE MIXTURE OF CANNEL COAL

AND BITUMINOUS COAL.

Section I. The prices of cannel coal shipped on and after the effective date of this regulation are hereby fixed f. o. b. cars at the mine per net ton at not to exceed the applicable Government mine price for bituminous coal at the mine where such cannel coal is produced, provided, however, that if the producer of such cannel coal shall obtain from the United States Fuel Administration a permit therefor, lump cannel coal may be sold for a sum not to exceed $1.00 per net ton above the applicable Government mine price for run of mine bituminous coal at the mine where such coal is produced.

Section II. Any producer desiring to obtain a permit to make the additional charge for cannel coal provided in Section I of this regulation, may file with the Bureau of

Prices of the United States Fuel Administration, Washington, D. C., an application therefor in such form as said Bureau of Prices may from time to time prescribe.

Section III. All invoices for cannel coal for which the additional charge provided in Section I hereof is made must bear the number of the permit of the producer of such coal.

Section IV. When cannel coal is loaded into box cars, a charge of 50¢ per net ton in addition to the prices fixed in Section I hereof, may be made to cover the cost of labor and material necessary to load such coal into box cars. No such charge shall be made on shipments in box cars of cannel coal mixed with bituminous coal.

Section V. When run of mine or prepared cannel coal is mixed with bituminous coal of any size the mixture shall be sold at a price not to exceed the government mine price for bituminous screenings applicable at date of shipment at the mine where such cannel coal is produced.

Section VI. When cannel coal, from which the lumps have been screened, is mixed with bituminous coal of any size the mixture shall be sold at a price not to exceed the government mine price for bituminous screenings applicable at date of shi at the mine where such cannel coal is produced less 30c per net ton.

H. A. GARFIELD,

United States Fuel Administrator. WASHINGTON, D. C., July 15, 1918.

Section 3.-Orders Relating to Prices of Export and Bunker Coal.

Ruling of the United States Fuel Administrator of Sept. 6, 1917, Contained in Paragraph

1 of Publication No. 5, of the United State. Fuel Administration, in regard to the Price of Export and Bunker Coal.

Washington, D. C., September 1917.

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Until further direction the following rulings will be observed:

1. The President's order fixing prices became effective for bituminous coal Tuesday evening, August 21, 1917; for anthracite coal Saturday, September 1, 1917. The President's order includes export and bunker coal.

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Regulation of the United States Fuel Administrator of Oct. 6, 1917, Contained in Para

graph 1, of Publication No. 9 of the United States Fuel Administration, Relating to the Price of Export and Bunker Coal.

WASHINGTON, D. C., 6 October, 1917. The following orders, rulings, and regulations relating to coal prices and governing the sale, shipment, and distribution of coal are promulgated by the United States Fuel Administrator on behalf of the President under the authority of the act of Congress approved August 10, 1917, entitled “An act to provide further for the national security and defense by encouraging the production, conserving the supply, and controlling the distribution of food products and fuel,” and an Executive order of the President dated August 23, 1917, appointing said Fuel Administrator.

EXPORT AND BUNKER COAL.

1. The prices for coal fixed by the President, as modified by the orders of the Fuel Administrator, shall apply to export and bunker coal.

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H. A. GARFIELD,

Fuel Administrator:

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Dec. 13, 1917, Fixing Prices for Export

and Bunker Coal, Issued in Publication No. 15, of the United States Fuel Administration.

WASHINGTON, D. C., December 13, 1917. 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 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, the maximum price of coal sold and delivered to vessels for foreign bunkering purposes or for export to foreign countries, except to Canada and Mexico, shall be the price prescribed for such coal at the mine at the time such coal left the mine plus transportation charges from the mine to port of loading plus $1.35 per ton of 2,000 pounds. To this price, computed as above, the seller of the coal, or such other agency as performs the actual work of bunkering or loading the vessel, may add the customary and proper charges, if any, for storage, towing, elevation, trimming, special unloading, and other port charges, and is subject to all present and future regulations of the United States Government.

Nothing in this order shall be construed to affect or modify any of the regulations of the War Trade Board regarding coal for export or bunkering.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Amended Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Feb. 25, 1918, Fixing Prices for Export and Bunker Coal Issued in Publication No. 15, (Revised) of the United States Fuel Administration.

WASHINGTON, D. C., February 25, 1918. 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 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 the order of the United States Fuel Administrator dated December 13, 1917, and entitled "Relative to prices for coal for foreign bunkering purposes and export cargoes,” is hereby amended to read as follows:

1. Until further or other order of the United States Fuel Administrator, the maximum price of coal sold and delivered for export to foreign countries, excepting Canada and Mexico, or to vessels for foreign bunkering purposes, shall be the price prescribed for such coal at the mine at the time such coal left the mine, plus transportation charges from the mine to port of loading, plus $1.35 per ton of 2,000 pounds. To this price, computed as above, the seller of the coal, or such other agency as performs the actual work of bunkering or loading the vessel, may add the customary and proper charges, if any, for storage, towing, elevation, trimming, special unloading, and other port charges, and is subject to all present and future regulations of the United States Government.

2. No coal can be invoiced at the excess price provided in this order except by the operator or dealer who actually loads it into foreign vessels and only after the coal has been so loaded.

3. After, and only after, such excess price has been collected in accordance with paragraph 2, all or such part of it as has been agreed upon beforehand may be paid to the dealer or dealers from or through whom the coal was obtained.

4. In settling the price of coal for foreign bunkering or export purposes, no jobber's margin or other commission in addition to the $1.35 per ton provided in the order shall be added to the price of the coal.

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5. The phrase “delivered

to vessels for foreign bunkering purposes,” mentioned above, is hereby held to mean coal put in the bunkers of any vessel sailing from a tidewater port for any port outside the United States and Alaska, excepting naval vessels or Army transports.

6. Coal shipped to possessions or dependencies of the United States, when consigned to any department of the United States Government, shall not ke the excess price provided by this order.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Section 4.-Orders Relating to Prices of Coal at Lake Michigan and

Lake Superior Docks.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of October 26, 1917, Relative to the Prices for Coal Received by Water at Docks Located On Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.

WASHINGTON, D. C., October 26, 1917. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that large quantities of coal move by lake shipment to various docks located on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, and that the corporations, associations, partnerships, or persons owning, operating, or managing docks at which such coal is received, have been in the habit of selling and delivering such coal in the various capacities of jobbers, wholesalers, and retailers so that confusion may arise as to the application of different orders and rulings of the United States Fuel Administrator with respect to such sales, and that it is desirable to establish therefor definite regulations relative to the sale, shipment, and distribution of such coal among dealers and 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 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 the following regulations hereby are established and the prices hereinafter specified hereby are fixed for the sale by any corporations, associations, partnerships, or persons owning, operating, or managing a dock on Lake Michigan or Lake Superior, of coal received by them by lake shipment to any such dock;

(1) For coal received as aforesaid and, during the period beginning October 30, 1917, and ending April 30, 1918, reshipped by rail from the docks to consumers buying in carload lots or to local retailers, prices for the following grades of coal, per net ton f. o. b. cars at the dock, shall be as follows:

Coal from

Lump.

Run of
pile.

Screen

ing.

Youghiogheny, Fairmont, Greensburg, and Westmoreland County fields..
No. & seam, eastern Ohio fields..
Hocking and Pomeroy, Ohio, fields.
West Virginia splint and block fields.
Kentucky gas and steam and Kentucky splint and block fields.
Smokeless coal fields...

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(2) For coal so received by lake shipment at any of the docks aforesaid, and sold for delivery by truck, wagon, or other usual facility for retail delivery to consumers without any rail reshipment, prices must be fixed and determined in the manner and according to the provisions and limitations prescribed in the order of the United

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States Fuel Administrator dated October 1, 1917, relative to maximum gross margins of retail coal dealers,' unless and until the State Fuel Administrator may have adopted, with the approval of the United States Fuel Administrator, some other or different retail prices or method for fixing or establishing retail prices for the locality in which the dock affected thereby is situated.

(3) For coal received by any method of transportation, by any such corporation, association, partnership, or persons in their capacity of jobbers, or in other capacity not covered in the foregoing provisions of this order, all orders and rulings of the United States Fuel Administrator relative to other jobbers shall remain in effect.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of April 30, 1918, Continuing in Effect Prices at Lake Docks Established by the Order of October 26, 1917.

WASHINGTON, D. C., April 30, 1918. New prices, which may be charged by persons owning, operating, or managing a dock on Lake Michigan or Lake Superior, for coal received by them and reshipped by rail from the docks to consumers buying in carload lots, or to local retail dealers, will be announced by the United States Fuel Administration within the next few days, probably before the end of the present week.

In the meantime, and until superseded by the announcement of such new prices, the prices fixed in the order of the United States Fuel Administrator dated October 26, 1917, and contained in Publication No. 11 of the United States Fuel Administration, may be charged and paid in accordance with the provisions of said last-mentioned order.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator,

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of June 5, 1918, Effective 7 a. m., June 1,

1917, Establishing Prices for Bituminous Coal at Lake Michigan and Lake Superior Docks for the Period June 1, 1918, to April 30, 1919.

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 following regulations are established and the maximum prices hereinafter specified are fixed for the handling and selling of bituminous coal by any corporation, association, partnership or persons owning, operating, or managing a dock or docks on the Great Lakes, viz:

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(2) The selling prices for bituminous coal received at any Lake Michigan or Lake Superior dock, during the period beginning June 1, 1918, and ending April 30, 1919, reshipped by rail from docks to purchasers buying in carload lots, for the following grades of coal, per net ton f. o. b. cars at the dock, shall be as follows:

Coal from

Lump.

Run of
pile.

Screenings.

Youghiogheny, Fairmont, Greensburg, Westmoreland, No. 8 Seam, Ohio

and Hocking and Pomeroy fields. Harlan, Thacker, Kenova and Kanawha fields.. Pocahontas, New River and Tug River fields.

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1 For regulations relative to retail gross margins see Chap. II, Title VI.

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