페이지 이미지
PDF
ePub

The above prices are based on the freight rates now effective between the mines and Lake Erie ports. In the event that the above mentioned freight rates are increased by order of the United States Railroad Administration, effective at any time hereafter, an amount equivalent to the amount of such increase in freight rates may be added to these prices.

(3) 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 regulations of the United States Fuel Administration, relative to maximum gross margins of retail coal dealers.

The above regulations, promulgated this fifth day of June, 1918, to become effective 7 a. m., June first, 1918.

H. A. GARFIELD,

United States Fuel Administrator. WASHINGTON, D. C., June 5, 1918.

[ocr errors]

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of June 22, 1918, Ficing Prices for An

thracite Coal at Lake Michigan and Lake Superior Docks.

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 until further or other order by the United States Fuel Administrator, the following maximum prices per gross ton are fixed for anthracite coal f. o. b. cars, docks on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior:

(1) The selling prices for anthracite coal shipped from the mines on or after June 25, 1918, and received at such docks and reshipped by rail from such docks to purchasers buying in carload lots shall be as follows:

Broken..
Egg..
Stove.
Nut..
Pea..

$10.20
10.10
10.35
10.45
8. 80

The above prices are subject to a summer reduction of 30€ per gross ton until September 1, 1918, and are based on the freight rates effective June 25, 1918, from the mines to Lake Erie Ports. In the event that the above-mentioned freight rates are increased by order of the United States Railroad Administration effective at any time hereafter, an amount equivalent to the amount of such increase in freight rates may be added to such prices.

(2) The selling prices for anthracite coal shipped from the mines before June 25, 1918, and re-shipped on or after June 25, 1918, by rail from such docks to purchasers buying in carload lots shall be the prices specified in Paragraph numbered “l” of this order, less 45° per gross ton, which sum represents the advance in freight effective June 25, 1918.

(3) The selling price for anthracite coal received at any dock on Lake Michigan or Lake Superior and sold on and after June 25, 1918, for delivery by truck, wagon, or other usual facility for retail delivery to consumers without any rail re-shipment, shall be fixed and determined in the manner and in accordance with the provisions

1 For regulations relative to retail gross margins See Chap. 11, Title VI.

and limitations prescribed in the Orders and Regulations of the United States Fuel Administrator relative to maximum gross margins and prices to retail coal dealers.'

H. A. GARFIELD,

United States Fuel Administrator. WASHINGTON, D. C., June 22, 1918.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Aug. 23, 1918, Efective Aug. 26, 1918, Relative to the Prices for Coal at Lake Michigan and Lake Superior Docks.

WASHINGTON, D. C., August 23, 1918. It appearing to the United States Fuel Administrator that by reason of the revision of the prices of bituminous coal mined in the State of Ohio, effective June 29, 1918, and the further revision of such prices effective August 23, 1918, it is necessary to revise the selling prices of coal received at Lake Michigan and Lake Superior docks during the period ending April 30, 1919, and reshipped by rail from such docks to purchasers buying in carload lots, which said prices were fixed by an order of said Administrator effective June 1, 1918,

The United States Fuel Administrator, acting under authority of an Executive Order of the President of the United States dated 23 August, 1917, 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 bituminous coal of the grades hereinafter specified received at any Lake Michigan or Lake Superior dock from and including the effective date of this order, to and including April 30, 1919, and reshipped by rail from the docks to purchasers buying in carload lots, may be sold at prices f. o. b. cars at the dock not to exceed the following per net ton, viz:

Coal from

Lump.

Run of
pile.

Screenings.

[blocks in formation]

Southwestern District in the State of Pennsylvania, Fairmont and Pan

handle Districts in the State of West Virginia, and Districts Nos. 3, 8,

an 9 in the State of Ohio.. Harlan, Thacker and Kenova Districts in the State of Kentucky, the Thacker, Kenova, Kanawha and Mason County Districts in the State of

West Virginia, and Districts No3. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 in the State of Ohio.. Pocahontas, New River and Tug River Districts, in the State of West

Virginia.

[blocks in formation]

The above prices are based on freight rates between the mines and Lake Erie porte effective June 1, 1918. An amount equivalent to any increase in such freight rates by order of the United States Railroad Administration in effect at the effective date hereof may be added to such prices, and in the event that any further increase in such freight rates shall become effective at any time hereafter, an additional amount equivalent to such further increase may also be added to such prices.

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 regulations of the United States Fuel Administrator relative to maximum gross margins of retail coal dealers. This order to be effective August 26, 1918.

II. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

i For regulations relative to retail gross margins see Chap. 11, Title VI.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Nov. 20, 1918, Amending the Order of

June 24, 1918, Establishing Prices for Anthracite Coal at Lake Michigan and Lake Superior Docks by adding to the Prices for peaSize and larger, the Sum of $1.05

per ton.

WASHINGTON, D. C., November 20, 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 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 until further or other order of the United States Fuel Administrator all prices for the different sizes and grades of anthracite coal of the sizes of pea and larger, mined in the anthracite-coal-producing district in the State of Pennsylvania on and after November 1, 1918, and received by rail and water on docks located on Lake Michigan and Lake Superior and reshipped by rail from such docks to purchasers buying in carload lots, shall be the prices established by the order of the United States Fuel Administrator of June 24, 1918 (Statement 2252), plus $1.05 for each gross ton of 2,240 pounds.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Section 5.-Orders Relating to Prices of Coal from Wagon Mines. Regulation of the United States Fuel Administrator of October 6, 1917, Being Paragraphs 15, 16, and 17 of Publication No. 9 of the United States Fuel Administration, Fixing Prices for Coal from Wagon Mines.

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.

*

*

*

*

15. Coal delivered direct to the consumer from the mine by wagon or truck (whether from wagon mines or other mines) shall be sold at not more than the prices fixed by the President and the Fuel Administrator plus the actual cost of hauling. I

16. Coal bought by a railroad for its own use as fuel from a wagon mine hauling to such railroad shall be sold at not more than the prices fixed by the President and the Fuel Administrator plus the actual cost of hauling.

17. No charge for hauling may be made by an operator of a wagon mine or paid by the purchaser of the coal on coal shipped by rail, except where such shipment is made in box cars, in which case an additional charge not to exceed 75 cents per ton may be made. In all other cases the price of wagon-mine coal on board cars shall not exceed the price prescribed by the President and the Fuel Administrator for coal at the mine.

[ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of November 9, 1917, Effective 7 A. M.,

November 10, 1917, Amending Paragraph 15 of Publication No. 9, of the United States Fuel Administration of October 6, 1917, and Prescribing a Method for Fixing Prices to Be Charged by Wagon Mines.

The United States Fuel Administrator having on the 6th day of October, 1917, issued certain orders, rulings and regulations relating to coal prices and governing the sale, shipment, and distribution of coal, ruling No. 15 thereof relating to wagon mines, and having further considered said ruling No. 15, now

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 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 in the premises, said ruling No. 15 is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

“Coal sold at a mine to be delivered direct to the consumer by wagon or truck, may be sold at a price f. o. b. mines to be fixed by the local fuel administration committee in the community in which the coal is delivered for consumption, subject to the approval of the State Fuel Administrator. Such local committee shall also in such cases fix the haulage rates to be charged where the coal is delivered by the mine operator." This order shall become effective at 7 a. m., November 10, 1917.

H. A. GARFIELD,

United States Fuel Administrator, WASHINGTON, D, C., November 9, 1917.

Section 6.-Orders Relating to Prices of Specially Prepared Coal and

Coal Not Properly Picked or Cleaned.' Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of Mar. 8, 1918, Effective Mar. 11, 1918,

Issued as Section III of Part 2 of Publication No. 20 of the United States Fuel Administration, Requiring upon the Order of the District Representative the Deduction by the Operator of 50 cents per Ton from the Sale Price of Coal not properly Cleaned and Prepared.

WASHINGTON, D. C., March 8, 1918. The United States Fuel Administrator, acting under authority of an Executive order of the President of the United States dated August 23, 1917, appointing said administrator, and in furtherance of the purpose of said order and of the purposes of the act of Congress therein referred to and approved August 10, 1917,

Hereby orders and directs that until further or other order, and subject to modification hereafter from time to time and at any time;

*

*

*

Inspectors are authorized to condemn at the mines any coal loaded in railroad cars, which in their judgment is not properly prepared; and any inspector finding unmerchantable coal shall immediately notify the district representative and the operator by wire or in person and in writing, giving the car numbers and initials of any and all cars so rejected and stating the facts on which such action was based. A copy of such notice shall be immediately mailed to the United States Fuel Administration, department of inspection and to the district representative. If the district representative approves the inspection report, he shall so notify the operator at once; in which case, unless the operator unloads and reprepares the rejected coal, the con. signee shall be permitted to deduct fifty (50) cents per ton from the authorized price

i The orders from which the following excerpts are taken are repeated in full in Chap. IV, Title I, Sections 1 and 2.

for the grade of coal with which the car is loaded: Provided however, The consignee after examining the coal may at his option pay and the operator may receive the full authorized price.

Above regulation to become effective March 11, 1918.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of May 27, 1918, Effective June 1, 1918,

Issued as Subparagraphs 1 and 2 of Sec. IV of Part 1 of Publication No. 25 of the United States Fuel Administration, relative to the Condemnation of Unclean Coal and the Deduction by the Operator of 50 cents per Ton from the Sale Price.

WASHINGTON, D. C., May 27, 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 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 March 7, 1918, effective March 11, 1918, and contained in Publication No. 20, entitled "Regulation Concerning Clean Coal," be, and the same is hereby canceled from and after 7 a. m., June 1, 1918.

And hereby makes and establishes the following regulation, effective 7 a. m., June 1, 1918, until further or other order, and subject to modification hereafter from time to time and at any time:

*

Sec. IV. If any such inspector shall find that any coal is about to be shipped which in his opinion does not conform to the requirements of Section I hereof, said inspector is hereby authorized to condemn such coal. * * * The District Representative, if he approves of such condemnation, shall immediately give notice of his approval to the operator producing such coal confirming such notice in writing, and thereupon such operator shall have the following options:

(1). To take such steps as may be necessary, after unloading the same, if in railroad cars or barges, to make the same conform to the provisions of Section I hereof to the satisfaction of the inspector condemning the same, or

(2). To ship such coal and invoice the same with a deduction of 50 cents per net ton from the applicable Government mine price, or from the contract price if such coal has been sold under contract and the contract price differs from said Government price.

[blocks in formation]

The above regulation promulgated this 27th day of May, 1918.

H. A. GARFIELD, United States Fuel Administrator.

Order of the United States Fuel Administrator of March 20, 1918, Effective April 1, 1918,

Issued as Section II of Part 1 of Publication No. 20 of the United States Fuel Administration, Granting an Increased Price for Specially Prepared Coal.

Washington, D. C., March 20, 1918.

[blocks in formation]

The United States Fuel Administrator, acting under authority of an Executive order of the President of the United States, dated August 23, 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 makes and establishes the following regulation, effective upon and after April 1, 1918, until further or other order, and subject to modification hereafter from time to time and at any time:

[ocr errors][merged small]
« 이전계속 »