Packers' Consent Decree; Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-Seventh Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to Senate Resolution 211, to Investigate Matters Concerning the

Packers' Consent Decree; Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Sixty-Seventh Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to Senate Resolution 211, to Investigate Matters Concerning the

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...now--only once in two years. Mr. Breen. When did the srreat depression in business generally begin? Mr. Craig. It wasn't in 1918. Mr. Breen. Well, when was it? Mr. Craig. I would sny it wns Inst year. Mr. Bheen. Wasn't it in 1919 that the prices began to drop off in tomatoes? Mr. Craio. Well, in tomatoes they did; yes. Mr. Breen. When did the big drop in the price of tomatoes take place? Mr. Craig. Well, after the armistice was signed, in the following year, it commenced to drop in the spring. Mr. Breen. lt was quite a serious drop, was it? Mr. Craig. It was quite a heavy drop; yes. Mr. Breen. What was it--what had tomatoes been selling for prior to that? Mr. Craig. Well, tomatoes had been. previous to the war--I mean at the beginning of the war, for a few months, as high as $2, Mr. Breen. What do you any of 1917 and early 1918? Mr. Craw. Around $2. Mr. Breen. What did they drop to in 1919? Mr. Craig. In 1919 they dropped as lqw as $1.05, I think. Mr. Breen. And you say that you now have a stock on hand? Mr. Craig. We still have; yes, sir. Mr. Breen. What do you have? Mr. Craig. Not tomatoes; we have apples. Mr. Breen. No tomatoes? Mr. Craig. No tomatoes. Mr. Breen. You have disposed of all your tomatoes? Mr. Craig. We have sold them all. Mr. Breen. Did you have any stock on hand in 1919? Mr. Craig. Yes, sir. Mr. Breen. How large a stock? Mr. Craig. I don't know how many: perhaps around 40.000 cases. Mr. Breen. To whom did you sell them? Mr. Craig. We sold them to anybody that would buy them. Mr. Breen. Did you sell any to the wholesalers? Mr. Craig. Very few. Mr. Breen Did you sell any? Mr. Craig. I would say probably two cars. Mr. Breen You said that you stopped packing this year because you could not make any money? Mr. Craig. Yes, sir. Mr....show more

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  • English
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