Grain and Farm Service Centers Volume 16

Grain and Farm Service Centers Volume 16

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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. 1906-01 edition. Excerpt: ...Nashville and other points off the C., B. & Q. They refuse to let any of their cars go off their own lines. so must wait until they get foreign cars. It is not right. T. C. Scroggs, T. F. Agt. C., B. & Q.: If the shippers will place their complaint formerly before the railroad ofiicials they will help to bring about relief. New cars are being provided continually and efforts being made to supply all the rolling stock needed. Secy. Stibbens read a letter from the new Chief Grain Inspector at East St. Louis urging shippers to co-operate with him in securing correct grades. R. J. Edmonds: Why is it we cannot get returns 'from our shipments to St. Louis for 3 or 4 weeks after it is weighed? E. Picker: You shud have your returns the next morning. No excuse for such delays. We have watchmen in the yards and at the elevator where the grain i: unloaded. I was in the yards one morning when I came across a section crew shoveling grain back into a car and they did a pretty good job of coopering. The original grain door was of such poor material that it burst and let out the grain. I looked up the shipper and gave him the facts. If you permit the sale of your grain to feed dealers who have private tracks, the unloading will not be supervised by the Merchants Exchange or guarded by its watchmen. You cannot afford this even tho you get 72 or-jsfic extra for your grain. R. J. Edmonds reported sale of grain to a St. Louis firm St. Louis terms and received Cairo weights showing a short age. I think I was entitled to St. Louis weights. G. W. Gwynn: I sold Connor Bros. Co., St. Louis terms but I am not getting St. Louis weights. Pres. Hunter interrupted the proceedings to tell of a profligate purchase of French insertion. (Jos. Norton is...show more

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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 844g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236779045
  • 9781236779045