Congressional Edition Volume 6947

Congressional Edition Volume 6947

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: bill are (1) an increase in the tax on production, part of which is to go into the imperial treasury and part into the propaganda fund; (2) an extension of the time in which a 14369--16 8 new mine can receive its complete quota from 5 to 10 years; and (3) the prohibition of the transfer of provisional quotas from one mine to an ther, which is permitted by section 19 of the present law. Section 4. Sales of potash in the United States. The United States consumes nearly one-fifth of the entire output of the German potash mines and more than one-half of the quantity exported from Germany. Approximately 95 per cent of the imports of German potash salts into this country is used for agricultural purposes and the remainder in the chemical and other industries. A large part of the quantity used for agricultural purposes is mixed with other materials by the fertilizer manufacturers and manipulators and sold to the trade in the form of mixed goods. A small quantity is sold to farmers who do their own mixing or apply the potash salts directly to the soil. During the period 1904-1913 the following quantities of the different salts have been imported for agricultural and for industrial purposes: Table 33.--SHIPMENTS OF POTASH SALTS OF ALL KINDS TO THE UNITED STATES FOR FERTILIZERS AND FOR CHEMICAL PURPOSES, AND POTASH EQUIVALENT, 5,04-5,14.1 I. For fertilizer purposes. 1 Taken from the Potash Supply with Special Reference to the United States, pp. 5, and 5, . s These totals, obained by addition, differ slightly from those given in the original. The total quantity of potash salts shipped for fertilizer purposes in 1910 was larger than for any other year shown in the table. The shipments for fertilizer purposes in 1913 were 943,074 tons, or more than 160,000..
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