Increased Price of Shoes; Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee a Resolution Directing the Committee to Ascertain in Every Procticable Way the Causes for the Increased Price of Shoes in the United States. Part 1-4. April 9-May

Increased Price of Shoes; Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee a Resolution Directing the Committee to Ascertain in Every Procticable Way the Causes for the Increased Price of Shoes in the United States. Part 1-4. April 9-May

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...to a remedy? Mr. Ogden. I think if the recommendations made here, if the larger papers would curtail and be willing to share a certain percentage with the smaller and less fortunate papers, that that would help. We are under a yearly contract witn the same concern that Mr. Newbold is. The Chairman. That is what? Mr. Ogden. The Canadian Export Paper Co. The Chairman. Is that a Canadian company or an American company? Mr. Ogden. It is a combination, I think. Mr. Newboi.d. They are Canadian mills, under Canadian ownership with a New York office. The Chairman. What do you pay? Mr. Ogden. 4.55 f. o. b. mill. That is gross. The Chairman. When did you make your contract? Mr. Ogden. The last of December. It is dated the 1st of January. The Chairman. There seem to be different prices fixed in these contracts although the prices were made at the same time. How do you explain that? Mr. Ogden: That is due to a difference in the kind of paper that is used. We require a whiter paper than the Star uses. It is a special grade. The Chairman. Is there anything else, gentlemen? If there is any newspaper man here who has anything to say we will hear him. STATEMENT OF MR. WAEEEN WOETH BAILEY, JOHNSTOWH DEMOCEAT, JOHNSTOWN, PA. Mr. Bailey. I am a newspaper man from Pennsylvania, one of the small dailies. The Chairman. Mr. Bailey, you were once a member of Congress, I believe? Mr. Bailey. For four years, sir. The Chairman. What is your newspaper? Mr. Bailey. A daily. The Chairman. And the name of it? Mr. Bailey. The Johnstown Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. The Chairman. You have heard the questions we have been asking about the causes of newsprint paper shortage' and the remedy. The committee will be glad to have your suggestions. Mr. Bailey. I am not as confident as some of...show more

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