NATIONAL RECOVERY ADMINISTRATION
AMENDMENT TO SUPPLEMENTARY
CODE OF FAIRL COMPETITION
Forealeby theSuperintendentof Documents, Washington, D.C. Plrce 5 ents
Approved Code No. 201F--Amendment No. I
Registry No. 409--06
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(A Division of the Wholesaling or Distributing Trade)
AS APPROVED ON SEPTEMBER 10, 1934
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Approved Code No. 201F-ABmendment No. 1
AMENDMENT TPO SUPPLEMIENTARY CODE OF FAIRE
WHOLESAhLE STATIONEIRY TRADE:
As Approved on September 10, 1934
AIPPROVIZNG AIENDMIENTS TO BUPPLEM\ENTARY CODE OFi FAIR COMPE-
TITION FOR THIE AfIHOLESALE STATIONERY lTRADE
A DIVISION O)F THEI W\HOLE;;ALING IlR DISTRIBUTTING TRAD)E
An application having been duly made pursuant to and in full
comp~llianice with the provisions of Title I of the National Industrial
Recovery~ Act, apprIovedl June 16i, 19933, for approval of amendments
to a Supplementary Code of Fair (Competition for the W~holesale
Stationery Trade to the Code of Fanir C'ompetition for the Whole-
saling or Distributinga Tradle, andi an opportunity to be heard
thereon havinga been given and the annexed report on said amend-
mlents, containing findings w~ith respect thereto, having been made
and directed to the Pr~esidlent:
NOW~, THEREFORE, on behalf of the President of the United
State, I, Hugh S. Johnson, Admlinistrator for Industrial Recovery,
pursuant, to authority vestedl in me by Executive Orders of the
President., including Executive Ordeltr NJo. 6543-A, dated Dlecemnber
30, 1933, and~ otherwise; dlo hcre~by incorporate by reference said
unnexedl report and dlo find tha3t Paid amendments and the Supple-
mnentar~y Codle as constituted af'ter being amended comply in all
respects w~ith thie pertinent provisions andl will promote the policy
and pur~poses~ of saidl Title o~f said Act, and do hereby order that
said amendmiients be and they are h~ereby) approved, and that the
the previous approval of said Supplemenletaryy Code is hereby modi-
fled to included an approv-al of saidl Suplplementaryr Gode in its
entirety as amended.
HUGH., S. JoHNSON,
Admlin~isutrator~ for Industrial Recovery.
RoBERT L. Houston,
Divisuio ~ Adm-iiiinistratfor.
IAsmINGrow, D. C.,
Septembe6cr 10, 1939.
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REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT
The Wlhite Housec.
Smn: This is a rep~o~t, of thec Notice of Opportunity to be Heard on
certain amnenldmentsi to the S~upplementar y Code of Fair Comnpet~i-
tioni for. the Whlolesa~le Stationery T1rae, a. Division of the W'hole-
salingr or Distributingf Trade.. Opportunity to file ob~jections thereto
exp'iredl on A~ugust. 17, 19341. T'he amendments which a~e attached
werc p'resented by! the Divis~ional Code Authority for t~he WVholesale
Stationlery\ T1~rd andi ha\e the apiproval of the. Boardl of Directors
of tie W\ho-le~sale Stat~ioners~ Association and the Inters~tate Assoela-
tioni of Statfioneryv Tov' and1 Noveflty Jobbers, Inc.
Thie unnxedl amndment~ ntsi provided primariil for standa~rdc admnin-
ist ratcivc prov~isiiolns recommllended1 by the Adlmi nis~tra~tionl. Addi-
tional dlating., haver been ilc~ludled pursuantt to the pow'"er giv-en the
Codenl Authority in thle C'ode asi al~pproedl as fo~llowsd:
Subjct.. to: thet cgl''o-ovl of thie Adcministrator~ the Divisional
Clodet Authlority!' shall hanve poweri to miodify these uniform datingas
or' to eztablish unliformll datings~ oiln aditional items~ or liness"
Thecse amlendmellclt~nt., ~ape to, be in no wany objectionab~le.
TIhe D~eputy Admiinistrator ini his final report to m~e on said
amndmCCli ents to said (code, haingri9 foundd asi heriein set. forth and on
the basis of all the p1crotcedings.- inl this matter:
(a) Thle amendmentsn~ to said~ C`odle and( the Code as nmnende d are
w~ell d~esignedl'~ to~ promrlote the p~olic~ies and~ purlPOse~ of Tit~le I of t~he
National Inldustr'ial Recor\lver Act includ~ingS the r~emioval of ob-
tr~uctionls to, the firee Holy~ of inlterlstate~ and~ for~eigr n commerce which
tendl to climrinlish~ thle amnount thereo1f. and- will provide for the gen-
er~al we~lfarc b~y promotingll the o~rganizationl of ind~ustry~ for the pur-
pose of cool.men~ti\e actionl of labo~r arllnd mnagement under adequate
goverlnmelntal nationn andi superivision, by elim~inati n~ unfanir com-
1petitivet p:'racti(.rs, by! p~.romioting the fulle~t. possible utilizat~ion of the
p~resent p~'rouctivec cllnpoety orf indusltr'ies, by avoidling undlue re-
strictionl o~f pr~od~c~tion~ (except a~s may? be temp~orarily requiredd, by
increasing~ the col~nsumtion o-f industrial and- aIgricultural products
uneicm p11lloyment by imprll'lov'in rita ndtard-, of Inbur, andi byv ot.h~erwise
rechabilitatingr industrial. .
(b) 'The C'otli as amelndledl minpllies in all respects with the perti-
nenit priov.isiiions of said Title o~f said A~ct, inlc-ludling without limit~a-
tion, Subse~ctionl (a) o~f S'c~tio~n :'l Subsl~ection (a1) of Siction 7 and
Sjubsec~tionl l (b) o~f Sectionl 10 thereof.
(c) Thle W\ho~lesale Sitationeltr. s Asc~ia~tion and the Interstate Asso-
eintionl of StationeryS' Ta~y ;ir Novelty Jdobbers, Inc. were and are
trade associations truly representative of the aforesaid Trade and
that. saidl Associat~ions~ imposed andt impose no inequitable restr~ic-
tions on admission to mnember~ship thiierem and consent to these
(d) The amendments and the Coder as am~endedl are not designed
to and will not permit monopolies or moc-nopolistic practices.
(e) The amendmlents andr thle Codle as amended al re not designed to
and w~ill not eliminate or op~pr~ess small Iinterpr,1ises andt wTill not
operate to discrun~inate against. thlem.l
(f') Those engagedP I i1nother1 ctepe of the eo~nomin; process have
not been deprived of the right to be heard prior to approval of
For these reasons these amnendml~ents~ hae been aIpproved~.
HuanH S. JOHNSON,
A dmin~Iistr~ato r.
SEPT-~rEMB: 10, 1034.
AMRENIDME`INT TO SUTPPLElllENTARY CODE OF FAIR
COMPETITION FOR1 THEi WHOLESALER STATIONERY
A DIVrIION OF TH1E W\HOLESALING OR DISTRIBJUTING TRADE
There shall be ndl~edl to Scrtion 3, Article III, the following p~ara-
graph to be known as Para'grap1~h (d) :
(d) (1) I~t beings found nercessary in order to support thre adlminis-
tration of this Supplementary Code andl to maintain th'e standards
of fair coml~pe~tition estab~lishedl hel~reunder andl to e~ffectuate the policy
of the Act, the Divisional C'ode Authority is authiorized:
a. To incur suich reasonable obligations as are nlece~ssry and
proper for the for~egoinlg pur~pcses, andi to meet such obligations
out of funds which~ may\ be ranised as her~einafter provided and
which shall be held in tr.ust. fo~r the purposes of this Sjupplemnen-
b. To submlit to, thle Admiinistrator for his ap~proval, subject
to such notice andc clppo~rtunity to be heardl as h~e maoy deem
necessary (1) an itemiized- buldget of its estimated expenses for
the foregoing purposies, andi (2) an equitable basis upoun which
the funds necessary to support.t slch budget shall be contributed
by members of The Tradle.
c. A-fter such b:udg~et and bas~7is of contribution have been
approvedcl by the Admllinistrator, to determine and obtain equi-
table contribution as above set forth by all1 members of the
Trade, and to tha3t ~ndl, if neccssar~y, t'o institute legal p~ro-
ceedings therefore in its own namne.
(2) Each mlember of the Tradle shall pay his or its equitable
contribution to the expenses of thle manintena~nce of the Divisional
Code Authority, determninedl as hereinabov- e provided, andi subject
to rules and regulations per~taiinin ther~eto. issued by4 the Admlin-
istrator. Only memnbers. i of th~e T'~rade complying with t~lhe Clode and
contributing to the exp~ensess of its administration as hereinabove
provided, unless duly exemtenlj d fromn malkingr such contributions,
shall be entitled to pnr~ticipante in thle election of members of t~he
Divisional Code Author~iity orI to receive the b~enefits of anly of its
voluntary activities or,1 to ma-lke use of any embleml l or insignia of
the National Recovery Admlinist rationi.
(3) The Divisional Codelt A~uthority shall neither incur nor pay
any obligation substntantlly in excess of thle amoulntt thereof as es-
timnated- in its approved budg~et. andi shall in no, event exceedl the total
amount containers in the approve d buldget, except upolln aproval of
the Administrator; and~ no sulbseqluent b~udget shallI contain any
deficiency item for expenditures in excess of prior b-udget estimates
except those which. the Admiinistrator shall hav\e so approved.
There shall be addedl to Siectio~n ;3, Article III? the follow-ing par~a-
graph1 to be known as P:Iaragraph (e) :
5.(e) To recomnmendl to the Admninistrator any action or measures
deemed advisable, including further fair tr~adel practice provisions,
Sor other trades, mneaslre s for indtustr~ial planning and st abilizationtobo r nre l~r fteT a ei h i eain i he c te
i of employment ; andl includlingr modifications of this Supp~lementlta ry
Code wh~lich shall becoc.me effectiver as part hereof upon approval by
the Administrato r after. such hearningc and notice as he may specify.
Subsection 3 o~f Prllagraph (c), Section 1, _Article IV is hereby
Paragra~phl (d). (e) and (f) of Section 1, Article IV, shall be
changed to read (e), (f) and (ga) respectively.
There shall b~e addedcr to Secltionl 1_, Article IV, the following para-
graph~ to be krlnown as Palragraph1, 1 (d) to read as follows:
(dl) Nothing co~ntained in Palraglaphzs (a) and (b.) shall apply
to sales malde lilrectly or incdil~retly to a Federall~l or State Government
or any political sub-dlivision thereof.
Section 3j, Ar~ticle IV is hereby amended to rcall asc followCs:
The followings u~niform daitings~ on seasonal goods shall prevail
under this Supp~lemnentar'y Code; Februaryr 1st for Valentines; April
1st for Eaft~er roodls; Septembe~r 1st for school supplies; Decem~ber
1st for holiday! groodsl~; October 1st for HallowYeen goods; October 1st
for desk calendorls. Subject to the approval of the Administrator,
the Div-isional Code A'uthority shall have powFier to modify these
uniform dating or to establish uniform du~tings on additional items
Approved Cfode No. 201F`--Amendmzent Nuo. 1.
Registry No. 409Q-00.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA jl
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