Fuel Facts; Information for Consumers and Savers of Fuel

Fuel Facts; Information for Consumers and Savers of Fuel

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... 4. Clean entire stove inside, frequently and thoroughly, particularly under oven and on top of oven. 5. Keep fire-box full to oven top. 6. Keep kettle of water on stove, to make the air moist. Study General Rules for all household coal-burners. On November 20th, the Fuel Administration announced that the production of anthracite coal had decreased 1,500;000 gross tons (1,680,000 net tons) because of the epidemic of influenza and the two celebrations of the signing of the armistice. The share that influenza had in the total falling off was estimated to be at least 1,000,000 gross tons. The day previous, a meeting of operators, distributors and Fuel Administration otficials was held at Philadelphia, and the great importance of continued efiiciency and _energy in completing the distribution of available anthracite stocks was emphasized. In this connection, consumers who had laid in a portion of 'their winter's supply were urged to exercise every means of conserving it in order that those less fortunate would be relieved during the cold winter months.. i The Fuel Administration called attention to the delay on the part of many small industrial consumers, as well as householders, in laying in their coal where suflicient quantities were available to meet demands and to the possibility of a shortage arising when they sought to fill their bins. If production should'continue to decrease, or even if it should remain stationary, and a sudden cold spell come on, it was feared that the situation would become acute in certain sections. '--In its appeal for conservation, the Fuel Administration found a gratifying response in many sections to its appeal for the use of N0. 1 buckwheat anthracite coal. Those unfamiliar with the...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857771
  • 9781236857774