Paper; Devoted to the Manufacture, Sale and Use of Pulp and Paper Volume 17
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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... is impossible to describe paper, other than newsprint, for ratemaking purposes by reference to the ingredients from which the paper is manufactured, and that any scheme of classification based upon the ingredients composing the paper, or based upon the uses to which the paper will be put is certain to cause confusion, inequality and uncertainty. "We contend that the only adequate and satisfactory method for describing the different kinds and grades of paper (other than newsprint) for ratemaking purposes is upon the basis of the invoice value at the point of shipment. "We contend that the committee is jusified in urging the adoption of the four designations of paper. "We contend that the rates proposed by the committee based upon the valuations suggested by it are just and reasonable, and will, in the aggregate, produce additional revenue for the carriers." CONCLUSIONS OF NORTHERN NEW YORK ASSOCIATION The Northern New York Traffic Association through Thomas G. Smiley, traffic manager, also filed a brief in the course of which it is stated that "the committee's proposition presents an easy solution for the Interstate Commerce Commission," and it concludes: "With the full realization and appreciation of the fact that the adoption of the rates which are suggested from Northern New York will advance the rate on each pound of paper moving out of our mills, when shipped in carload, and while we believe current rates are proper and fully compensatory, we are willing to pay such premium in order to enjoy the benefits of a uniform rate adjustment." This brief was filed also on behalf of the Oswego Falls Pulp & Paper Co.; Paddick Tube Paper Co.; Skancateles Paper Co.; Three Rivers Paper Co.; Victoria...
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- 13 Sep 2013
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