United States of America, Petitioner, Against the American Sugar Refining Company, et al., Defendants; Petitioner's Testimony Volume 10

United States of America, Petitioner, Against the American Sugar Refining Company, et al., Defendants; Petitioner's Testimony Volume 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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...same situation, so far as my recollection goes, it was about the same every year. Q. Your estimate would be about the same, would it? A. Yes, air. Q. The same for 1903? A. Yes, sir. Q. And 1904? A. Yes, sir. Q. What do you mean by saying that the Peoria reconsignments were included in those from Cleveland? A. The sugar that originated there was sugar that had been stored at Cleveland. We made very few shipments direct to Peoria. We would take and load up ten or twenty cars and ship it to Peoria and then reconsign it from there, and we would load up fifty cars to our brokers at Peoria and ship them to Peoria to be held on track. Q. To what territories were these reconsignments made generally? A. Well, I have already given you a complete list of all the 12298 points that were covered by the Merwin Street arrangement, and also a complete list of all the points made by the Chicago, Milwaukee and Peoria arrangements. Q. That is already included in the memoranda that has been read in, is it? A. Yes, sir. Q. What did you estimate the full local rate on these reconsignments to have been, how did you arrive at that part of it? A. I estimate the difference between the local and the proportional rates, the local rate wa about twice as great as the proportional rate, in fact in some cases a great deal higher. I have cases where the local rate is 20 cents a hundred, and the net rate 4 cents a hundred. Q. How did you arrive at the amount of the saving, tell me the method of your calculation beyond what you have just testified to? A. By comparing the net rates and the local rates; I was more or less familiar with the local rates, because of the various times we sent local shipments out. Q. What do you mean by comparing the net rate and the local...show more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961242
  • 9781236961242