The Northwestern Miller Volume 111, No. 10

The Northwestern Miller Volume 111, No. 10

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...and the mill is entitled to damages measured by the excess of the contract price above what the flour could be sold for in the market on the dealer's rejection of it. And this item of damages would be propcrly charged against the dealer on a settlement of account between the parties. On the other hand, if the dealer is able to substantiate his claim that the $9 flour was below the contract quality that justifies his rejection of the shipment, and the mill must bear its loss resulting from its own breach of contract and a declining market. Since I am not advised of suilicient facts to be able to determine whether the $9 flour shipped was up to the quality bargained for, I-am not able to give an opinion as to which one of the parties is in the right in this controversy beyond what has been already said as to the merits turning upon the question of actual quality of the flour. A. L. H. Smear. In a public address given in the city of Toronto on Aug. 29, the Hon. W. J. Hanna, food controller for Canada, discussed the price of bread as follows: "In order that the benefit of the fixed price of wheat should follow through to the consumer, we put an embargo on the export of flour, so the price of flour to the Canadian consumer today is based on two dollars and forty cents per bushel for wheat. '''e have not fixed the price of the loaf of bread, because on the investigation that has been conducted at Ottawa over the last six or eight months the price of bread generally is not out of proportion to the cost of wheat, although there are many spots in Canada where local dealers are charging an excessive price, but this is not true of the larger cities and towns where competition is suflicient to regulate it. "However, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123698109X
  • 9781236981097