Hearings Held Before the Special Committee on the Investigation of the American Sugar Refining Co. and Others

Hearings Held Before the Special Committee on the Investigation of the American Sugar Refining Co. and Others : Monday, July 17, 1911; House of Representatives (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Hearings Held Before the Special Committee on the Investigation of the American Sugar Refining Co. And Others: Monday, July 17, 1911; House of Representatives When we come to analyze this item of per car, we find that the railroad has agreed to accept the weight of an empty barrel containing the sugar as 16 pounds, although in actual practice it is found to weigh, say, 25 pounds. The result of the foregoing is that in charging the Chicago buyer of the sugar 2 cents for tare, etc., the per car, and only paying the railroad in reality 2 cents per 100 pounds, or, say, pounds of tare. Which equals per car, the refiner has left a credit difference of profit per car on each car. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 594 pages
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  • United States
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  • 9780243083589