The Blue Eagle ( 1934- )

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Vol. I, No. 26 Issued Weekly by. the National Recovery Administration, Washington L113 NARY December 3, 1934 '.:


grocery Chain

storess Urge Grade

Labeling
executive Committee of Chain
Food Members Urges That Pro-
visions for Descriptive Labeling
I>Be Incorporated in Canners
Industry Code

T executive committee of the Food and
grocery Chain Stores of America, Inc., has
reommended that provisions for quality
8arlabeling, with brief modifying descrip-
, be incorporated in the Canning ludus-
C*.Gode.
The committee also recommended that the
boilesale and Retail Food and Grocery
fade Codes be amended to forbid distribu-
l. 'of any goods not labeled as to grade.
recommendingg the use of the grade sys-
.'of labeling the committee rejected the
failed "descriptive" type of labeling
6ah had been urged by a committee of
liners.
Rraministration officials regarded the ac-
oi" of the chain" stores as particularly
cant and a long step forward in safe-
iardlng the consumer. The association in-
tdies practically all of the grocery chain
organizations of the country except the
tf Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., which is
ow designing grade labels for its new pack.
Bh group represented by the association
patrols more than 22,000 retail food outlets.
i'_Briefly summarized, the committee's recom-
indations are as follows:
:"!(l) Adoption of the standards for grades
socially promulgated by the United States
IDepartment of Agriculture for tomatoes,
'cream-style corn, whole-grain corn, peas,
map-beans, and grapefruit. (The five vege-
isble .items named represent approximately
al the pack of all canned vegetables.)
('2) The four grades of each of these prod-
bcta should be designated by the terms
Lcey.", "Choice", Standard", and "Sub-
dard."-
Oi(3)i One of these terms designating the
gade should appear prominently on every
lahl ,ogether with a "key" to these grad-
Bterm -which will make clear to the con-
er.rthe relative quality of each of these
h.grades.
Ij'(4) In addition, the size of the peas and
map beans should be stated on the label and
t case of grapefruit the legend, "Packed
ouF Added Sugar" should appear on the
where applicable.
(5) The President should appoint a per-
it committee to continuously consider
teliwhole problem of standards and labels.
cbs 'committee would be responsible for
Fommendiig that additional products be
ded to the six named, as satisfactory stand-
fls o such products may be developed.
a'urther rules are also proposed forbidding
the.use of the words "fancy ", "choice ", etc.,
[i's label except as referring to the recog-
rii grade of the contents of the can.
'The" members of the committee are:
hian, Warren H. Clarke, Kroger Gro-
& Baking Co.; Arthur O'Keeffe, First
0.raal Stores, Inc.; William Park, Amerl-
i- Stores Co.; W. L. Harrison, Safeway
.atioes,.Inc.; R. H. Marshall, David Pender
ocey Co. and Southern Grocery Stores,
6;.0hples G. Eden, H. 0. Bohack, Inc.;
l;Mr. Massmaan, ex officio. This commit-
rSonally represents 16,000 stores doing
.;annual business in foods in excess of
.0,oo00,ooo.


imposed Motion

picturere Agency

rules Disapproved
The16 National Industrial Recovery Board
nst"diSapproved rules proposed to govern re-
iona between producers and agents, writers,
.tOrs., directors, and technicians. The rules
|_e ,Proposed by the Agency Committee of
..Motion Picture Code Authority, appointed
Study such relationships. Public hearing
'held in Washington on November 1.
le'proposal was denied without prejudice
Thlrtber Submission of any rules and regu-
hens as provided in the Code.
S fDiapproval was based on the finding of
div.llslion administrator that the proposed
M.es Were "beyond the powers and without
SSecope of the duties delegated to the
sy committee." Agents are not members
ther industry aqd are not subject to the
ae ad the.,relationships sought to be gov-
a..by the proposed regulations were
thosee between agents and actors. The
Ittee prppose to dictate standard terms
ia. eltracts between such parties and to
be "conditions to the institution of
at.law to recover for personal services


Joint Conference

Outlines N.L.R.B.

Compliance Policy
Agreement Covers Procedure in
Special Cases When Joint
Meetings Will Be Held

A joint statement of policy governing com-
pliance with decisions of the National Labor
Relations Board, which has been in effect
for some time,-has been made public by that
Board and the National Recovery Adminis-
tration.
It outlines procedure in cases where the
National Labor Relations Board has found a
violation of section 7 (a) or where the em-
ployer desires to regain the right. to use NRA
insignia.
The agreement covers normal cases. In
others, where deviation from the procedure
is necessary, joint conferences will be held.
The text of the statement follows:
1. In the normal case where the National
Labor Relations Board finds a violation of
section 7 (a) and the company, within the
time allotted to it by such Board, has not
made such restitution, If any, as such Board
has recommended, the NRA Compliance Divi-
sion, upon submission of such Board's de-
cision and of the file, will without delay
remove the employer's right to fly the Blue
Eagle or other NRA insignia and will notify
the National Labor Relations Board accord-
ingly.
2. In the normal case,' if, after the em-
ployer's Blue Eagle or other NRA insignia
has been removed because of violation of
section 7 (a), the employer petitions for
restoration thereof, the petition will be re-
ferred to the National Labor Relations Board
for investigation and for a recommendation
to the NRA Compliance Division as to the
terms upon which restoration should be
granted. In the normal case this recommen-
dation will be followed.
3. Whenever for any reason the NRA Com-
pliance Division believes that in a particular
case there is reason not to follow the pro-
cedure outlined above, a joint conference will
be arranged between the Compliance Division
and the National Labor Relations Board for
a discussion of the matter It being under-
stood that so long as the responsibility for
the removal of the Blue Eagle or other NRA
Insignia remains with the Compliance Divi-
sion ultimate discretion with respect to its
removal and restoration must remain with
such division.


Window Glass

Code Approved
The National Industrial Recovery Board
has approved a Code of fair competition for
the window glass manufacturing industry,
to become effective December 3.-
The industry is defined as the manufac-'
ture and sale of primary window glass."
Three of Its 17 members do about 73 percent
of its business, which totaled $10,000,000 in
1931. Estimated employment increased from
3,000 early in 1933 to 4,500 later in the year.
The Code's hour provisions are expected to
restore employment to the 1929 level of 5,000.
The Code provides basic minimum wages
of 40 cents per hour in the North and 35
cents per hour In the South, and a basic
maximum working period of 72 hours every
14 days.
Working time is limited to 6 days of any
week and 8 hours in any 24-hour period.
Six hours weekly overtime is permitted In
certain, cases at one and one-half the regular
wage rate. Employees engaged In continu-
ous processes may work 84 hours in any 14-
day period, and 6 hours In any 24, with pro-
vision for 6 hours' overtime in a 24"hour
period to meet the demands of shift rotation
or necessary replacement of absent workmen.
Clerica-l and office employees have a mini-
mum wage of $15 weekly and a basic maxi-
mum work week of 40 hours.
Each member of the industry who con-
tributes to support of the Code is to have
one representative on the Code Authority.
The Code provides for open-price filing and
forbids destructive price cutting. It empow-
ers the National Industrial Recovery Board
to determine whether an emergency exists
and, In event of an emergency4 to set stated
minimum prices on specified products.
Standard grades of common window glass
are defined, with the requirement that "no
window glass of lower grade shall be sold
or offered for sale by any member of the
industry."


Prison-Made Goods, Removalt'i':


From Open Market Studied!

Special Investigating Committee Makes Recommendationsi
to-NRA Board and Advocates Use of $50,000,000 to be 15
Obtained From Public Works Fund for Surveying
and Organizing Prison Industries So They Will
Not Compete With Private Business


A recommendation for complete rej
States which will remove prison-made g
long-drawn controversy on the subject hi
Recovery Board by a special investigate
Use of $50,000,000 Public Works
With this fund of $50,000,000 it is propc
industries of the various Stater as they p
prison factories for period of 5 years.
This group was created under an Executive
order issued by President Roosevelt October
12, to investigate effects of competition, be-
tween prison labor. and sheltered workshop
products on the one hand, and those of thi
cotton garment industry on the other, and
also on the operation of NRA's prison labor
compact.
The report made by the committee has not
been acted upon by the board as yet. It was
required as part of thd arrangement under
which the President, following extended In-


Linen Trade Has

Supplementary
Code
A supplementary Code of fair competition
for the linen importing trade has been ap-
proved by the National Industrial Recovery
Board, to become effective December 2.
Supplemental to the Code for the Import-
ing trade, the divisional Code adopts the
basic Code's labor provisions, but prescribes
administration and trade-practice provisions
applicable to the division.
It will be administered by a 7-member Di-
visional Code Authority. This will include
3 "general members" to represent the Indus-
try at large, 1 nonassociation member, 1 to
.represent fancy linen importers, 1 for the
staple linen members, and 1 for the' apparel
linen importers.
Trade-practice rules contain a stipulation
that articles cannot be marked "linen",
"pure linen ", or "all linen" unless the ac-
tual linen content of the basic-fabric is 95
percent or over. The exact percentage must
be indicated on items with less than 95 per-
cent linen.
Other trade-practice regulations include a
Prohibition of consignment selling except on
fancy linen units valued at $25 or more, a
prohibition of lot sales to curb the practice
of passing obsolete merchandise through
combination sales, and a maximum terms of
sale provision specifying 3 percent discount
for payments in 10 days, with an option of
end-of-month dating, and 2 percent for longer
dating not to exceed 70 days.


"Scrip" Provisions

of Retail Codes

Stayed
Provisions of various retail Codes which
prohibit the acceptance of "scrip" In pay-
ment for goods have been stayed until Janu-
ary 6, 1935, under an order announced by
the National Industrial Recovery Board.
The stay was ordered to permit additional
time in which the National Industrial Recov-
ery Board may study a report submitted on
October 22 by a special committee which in-
vestigated so-called company stores and
the scrip system of wage payments generally.
'In its report the special committee sub-
mitted recommendations relating specifically
to, article IX, section 4, of the Retail Code
as approved on October 21, 1933, which would
eliminate that article and substitute the fol-
lowing provisions:
"No company store or retail store shall
collect offset in the form of scrip, book
credit, or otherwise against the wages of
any person other than its own employees
engaged exclusively in the retail trade an
amount for merchandise sold by said store
in excess of 25 percent of such pay earned
in any pay period.
"No store shall purchase or receive or
accept for cash or consideration in trade or
In payment of indebtedness any scrip at less
than its par or face value."


: .It!. ..:
planning of the prison industries of tht2,
oods from the open market and end-.tih
as been made to the National Industrial'.
ing committee. -:
funds for the purpose was advocatedY',0"
based to survey and reorganize the prison I
pass the requisite legislation and to opeA:"

vestigatioi, required a shortening of the wor4--"-
hours in the cotton garment industry from 4'kC
to 36, effective December L ,
The committee, composed of Judge Joseph,
N. Ulman, of Baltimore, chairman; Fran2 |
Tannenbaum, author and economist; and W''.
Jett Lauck, statistician, found that the prisoU
labor compact "has not solved the problem.
of prison labor and will not 'solve it perma'
nently and constructively ", but "' is an india.
pensable plan for the real solution of thieiS
problem of prison labor." .
The compact is an agreement between more;""
than a score of States operating prison fac-'-1
stories and the NRA for production of good8s',,
on a basis that should not put them onlthe-'
market at a price lower than the productsi0fA"
private industry. The prison goods are giveni.-'
a distinct NRA label. "
The committee urged that until such tinie"':'
as the system it suggested is brought about, -:,
the Recovery Board "use its good officesit'.
through the President and the Federal lmer---
gency Relief Administration to effect the pur-';
chase from the prisons of prison-made gar
mental, or to utilize the labor now employed."
on prison-made garments to make such other
garments as the Federal Emergency ,el&i
Administration may deem preferable." "..
"The purchase of these garments by thei',
F. B. R. A. from athe State prisons", it con-,.":
tinued, "should be scheduled on a declining -":'P.
scale, and should cease at the end of 2 years.'"*.
The committee also recommended that.'::.'
prison-made garments be barred in the public.:.
market by withdrawal of the NRA label now'i
used or by its modification to read prison--i
made." Lapse of a 15-day period after pub,':'
location of the report was recommended be-lii,,
fore F. E. R. A. should take over prison-made -,
clothing. .A
Another point was that the prison labor.,.:
authority should be continued and used as
the agency to centralize the proposed pro-','
gram, and that NRA be empowered by EBx-.;.
ecutive order to require an agreement be-
tween the prison labor authority and the' ... ,:
various Code Authorities' in every instance .i...
that prison industries make a change in price..:
Arbitration was provided for in case of non...
agreement.. .
A quota system limiting prison production .o
for the open market to the volume of output 'Il|
at the time the prison compact came into ex- ,-'
distance was advocated, and that all State, ".
county, and city institutions now outside the...."-'
compact be brought into the new program. .,'
"The only true solution of the prison-labor .".
problem ", said the committee in the section :*i",
of the report devoted to findings, is one that ""!"4
will effectually remove the products of prison"
labor from the ordinary channels of competi-':
rive trade and commerce. This means the .I
State use system. * '
"The present and potential competition of
prison industry with the cotton garment in-
dustry has created a special and acute prob- ':
lem that calls for immediate attention and .I
relief." '
,The committee blamed this condition on -
over expansion of the cotton garment indus- '.*
try, partially caused by expectations that the .:
Hawes-Cooper Act would greatly curb prison'
output. ,
Declaring that prison competition even as a
now reduced "actually endangers the life of
the Cotton Garment Code", the committee
said .7-
"The withdrawal of that industry from its .%
own Code would be a major disaster to labor, -" .
spelling a large increase of unemployment'.
and a return to sweatshop conditions that
were a dlsgrnce to American industry. This t
must be avoided at almost any cost." -
Temporary increase of prison idleness and
a higher cost of prison operation was de- .
scribed as "a price worth paying" for re- .
habilitation of the cotton garment industry .-.
so long as the higher costs become part o f
a comprehensive plan for ultimate, realistic .'
solution of the whole prison labor problem. '
The committee spent a month hearing testi- .
mony and reviewing material from an enor- :
mous list of witnesses, representing industry,
organized labor, and the prisons. ."



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sHi-IEnii O nr rnnr HEARINGS DECEMBER 7 TO IS


SImportant Information Concerning Notices of Hearings and
= .Opportunity to be Heard


., ,Hearings are of two types: (1) Oral hearings,
'-' designated "hearing" on calendar; and (2) "op-
"'. pirtuslty to be heard by the filing of written
t)'.stataments of fact, briefs, or criticisms dealing
Sii'.,"wth ,the subject matter of such notice.
s T'.'"he subject matter of these otIcesa is abbre-
vitted In the schedule published below. A com-
.iplete official copy of any notice may be obtained
on oh request from the National Recovery Adminaletra-
': lon. Room 3316. Department of Commerce Build-
inlg, Washington, D. C.
B '... HEARINGS (oralj : Those wishing to be heard
Smust file a written request with the proper Deputy
'Adminlstrator at leastrn 24 hours before the date
:"t for the hPearing, which request must state:
':(j Name of industry and date of bearing:
(2) names of persons wishing to testify and groups
representedted; 13) definite alternative proposal or
'peciflc objections. without argument Hearings
iare confined to factual presentation. Written
!,briefs containing argument as well as fact may
filed.


lSo. Inosta OR TRAsD


Friday, Dec. 7. 1934
-.h '.,
i2.'Lumber and Timber Prod-
.'. 'oaIndustries, 9r246.


M{:'#onday, Dec. 10, 1934
4 Ladder Manulacturng In-
f udstry, 107-14.


LiuLggage. and Fancy,
.Lea-ther Goods Industry,
'e. '"-10
.%;"F


. Secondary Aluminum rn-'
Li dustry, 258-12.
6-i
Throw In dustry, 54-20..



.Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1934
'.;Ooal Dock Industry,
*' 837-10.
|a.; ".

iZ1ectrlo Storage and Wet
'.liPrlimary Battrlery Indus-
"; try 40-i1.
irFabricated Metal Products
Manufacturing and Met-
&I. Finishing and Metal
-': .Coating Industry. 84-77.

'0-Industrial Furnace Mannu
g;:X'Wfactuffng Industry, 357-
.14.1


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11V:.j



:I',:.Me's Clothing Industry,
as 1-104.
Retall Lumber, Lumber
S'.i Products, Building Ma.
.I trials, and Building Spe-
J, ; ialtles Trade, 33-il

U'"sed Textile Machinery
S: and Accessories Distnb-
: uting Trade, 380-6
Wood Qasod Lead Pencil
P4; Manufacturing Industry,
,' .291-12
. ;. .


PLACE aND DEPUrT
ADIMSITLrATOR


907 SitsLeenth Street NW.
A. 0. Dixon.



Room 201, 907 Sixteenth
Street NW. "A. 0.
Dixon.


Room 4035,
Building.
sane.


Commerce
John Wi.


Roam 3322, Qommerce
Bulding. W.A. Jans
*sena
Room 3022, Commerce
Building A. Henry
Thurston.


Room 3327, Commerce
Building. N. W.
Roberts.

Room 4023; Commerce
Building. Dexter A
TuteLn.
Room 509, 1518 K Street
NW. H. Ferris White.


Room 3076, Commerce
Building. Beverly S.
.King.








Willard Room, Willard
Hotel, 10 a. m. M. D.
Vincent.
13200 Street NW. Frank
A. Hachlit.


1320 0 Street
Frank A. Hecht.


NW.


Room 3413, Commerce
Building. W. L.
Sohurz.


OPPORTUNITY TO'BE HEARD (In writing :
Facts, criticisms, objections, or suggestions con-
cerning the subject matter of such notices most
be submitted on or before the final date specified
In the notice, addressed to the proper Deputy Ad-
ministrator or other official indicated. Such cor -
munications must state: (I Name of industry;
(2) name of correspondent and group represented:
(3) facts supporting critliclsma. objections, or
suggestions.
The subject matter referred to in eithler type
of notice may be revised in any reasonably ger-
mane particular on the basis of such facts, criti-
cisms. and other considerations as are properly
before the Administrator.
Calendar, Is chronological, with alphabetical
arrangement by trade or Industry for each day.
NO'TE; Since oil notices must be in the printe-r's
hands by Wednesday evening next preceding the
publication of The Blue Eagle. the calendar below
oes not show r6tices posted on the Official Bulle-
tin Board after that date, nor does this calendar
show other hearings for the same dates which may
have appeared In prior Issues of this publication.


PFsroED ACTION


Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for revision of prices and rules and regulrrions f.-,r their
application published m Lumber Code Authority Bulletin,
voi. II, Nos. 16. 17, 27-A, 27-S, and 29


Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for approval of Its budget and basis of contribution for
the period from Nov. 18, 1934, toiJune 16, Ioi.
Total budget is S8.0,3 42. Basis of assessment is six-tenths of I per-
cent of the gross dollar sales of the budgetary period, payable
monthly.
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for approval of its budget and basis of contribution for
the period from Oct 13, 1934, to Oct. 13, 1935.
Total budget is 577,697.3d. Basis of assessment Is'one-quarter of
1 percent of the sales volume of each respective member of the
industry for each calendar month during the period beginning
with Oct. I, 1934 and ending with Sept 30, 1935
Opportunity to 6e heard on lst of occupations submitted by the
Code Anthority as being hazardous in nature or detrimental to
the health of persons under 18 y ars of age, pursuant to the pro-
visions of art V, sec. (a) of the Code
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority lor approval of its budget and basis of contribution for
the period from Jan 1, r135. to Dee 31, 1935.
Total budget iM $2,4.336.2 Basis of assessment is three-fourths cent
per spindle insartung twist


Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authorities of the northwest division and the vessel fueling
division of this industry, for amendment to sec. 6, art VI of the
Code. This section relates to Code Authority budget and basis
of contribution.
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for amendment to schedule I, sec. I (a) (" Branding")
of the Code
Opportunity to be heard on a proposed appendix to the Code,
submitted by the industrial wire cloth manufacturing subdivision
of IBis industry, which claims to represent 48 percent by number
of members of the subdivision of the industry and 89.5 percent
by volume of the subdivision of the industry.
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for amendment to sea I (a) of art, VI of the Code, so
as to provide for the Code Authority to consist of six members,
five of which shall be selected by members-of the association and
Sone by members of the industry who are not members of the asso-
ciation, and who agree to share in the expense of the admnlstra
tion of the Code The amendment also provides that the Na-
tional Industrial Recovery Board, at their discretion, may ap-
point one to three additional members (without vote) to represent
the National Industrial Recovery Board or such groups or inter-
ests as may be agreed upon. It further provides that in the event
the nonmembers of the association fall to elect a representative
to' serve on the Coda Authority, its membership will be auto-
matically reduced to five members.
Hearing on application submitted by the Code Authority for
amendment to the Code, relating to unfair trade practices.
Opportunity to be heard on application of the Admimstrattve
Agency for division No B [or approval of the establishment of five
trade areas In that divisfont, consisting of districts A, B, 0, D, and
E of the division, and bases for computing minimum costs of ma.
trials for said trade areas, which are comprised of the counties
in the State of Kentuck-y.
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for amendment to art VI of the Code, relating Io a
budget and basis of contribution for Code administration costs.
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for amendment of the Code by providing that the Code
Authority shall consist of one of the chief executive officers of each
of the 13 members of the industry as defined in sees. I and 2 of
art II, and that the National Industrial Recovery Board, In its
discretion, may appoint not more than three additional members
without vote and without compensation from the industry, to
serve for such period of time as the National Industrial Recovery
Board may designate.


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,it '.Welnesday, Dec. 12,
R' Q'(!ordage and Twine Indus- 'Fairfax Room, WilWUlard Hearing an application submitted by the Code Authority for
'try, 303-237B.-- Hotel, 10 a. m., Walter stay of the operation of Schedule "A" ol the code.
O. Hooke
EUIa..bricated Metal Products Room 509, 1516 K Street Opportunity to be heard on a proposed appendix to the Code
i.M ManUfacLtorIng and NW. H. FerrisWhite. which has been submitted by the mine tool manufacturing sub-
,., Metal Finishing and division of this industry, claiming to represent 48 percent by
i Metal Coating Industry, number of members of the subdivision of the industry. and 86
-78 Roam percent by volume of the subdivision of the Industry.
-.,fi.ante. and Children's Room 4067, Commerce Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the
,.Wear Industry, 373-18. Building. M. D. Vin. Code Authority for termination of exemption conferred In per
c' cent. I of Administrative Order X-35 so that' all members wii be
,w. required to contribute their proportionate share of the costs of
.: ~administering the Code notwithstanding their principal line of
;*' business is In some other industry
!.' Lumber and Timber Prod- Room 201, 907 Sixteenth Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
. ,; 'ucts Industries, 9-245. Street NW. A. C. Authority for revision of prices published in Lumber Code Au-
'-D' _____x_____ _Dhon. thority Bulletin, vol. II, No. 41


Thursday, Dec. 13,
S 1934
B.'Beverage Dispensing
:. Equipment Industry,
::',":" 334-10.
CemOent Oun Contracting
Industry, 244 D-10, E-3
(division of Construction
Code).
Dress Manufacturing In-
as;;.dtry, 64-20-I.
Dress Manufacturing In-
;dustry, 20-H.
S Fabricated Metal Products
Manufacturing and
*l Metal Finishing and
*. etal Coating Industry,
; 84-80.
.:Industrial Supplies and
. Machinery Distributors'
Trade, 61-12.
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.~::.- ; *


Room 402, 1618 K Street
NW. W. L Schurz.
Oak Room, Raleigh
Hotel, 10 a m. Maj.
Robt. N. Campbell.

OGreen Room, Raleigh
Hotel, 10 a. m M. D
Vincent
Green Room, Raleigh
Hotel, 10 a. m. M. D.
Vincent
Room 609, 118bis K Street
NW. H Ferris White.


1320 G Street NW. Frank
A. Hecht.


Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for amendment to art 11, sec. 1, of the Code, defining
the term "beverage dispensing equipment industry."
Hearing on application submitted by the Divisional Code Author-
Ity for approval of its budget and basis of contribution for the
period from Nov. I, 1934. Into Apr 1, 1935. Total budget is $14,800.
Basis of assessment Is 1 percent on all contracts of $260 or more In
value.
Hearing on application submitted by the Code Authority for
amendment of order No. 04-24 dated Aug. 9, 1934, relating to the
price of labels for dresses selling above $3.75 and $4.76.
Hearing on application submitted by the Code Authority for
amendment to arts. Ill, rv and VI of the Code.
Opportunity to be heard on a proposed appendix to the Code,
submitted by the cosmetic container manufacturing subdivision
of this Industry, claiming to represent 37 percent by number of
members of the subdivision and 60 percent by volume of tho sub-
division of the industry.
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Authority for amendment to art. U of the Code, as follows.
"The term Industrial supplies and machinery distributors'
trade' or 'trade', as used herein, includes tbe warehousing, sel-
ling, distributing, and/or servicing in conjunction therewith of
tools, equipment, and supplies for railroads, ships, boals, mines,
mills, factories, and/or to other industrial users, and/or to the
Federal Government or to any State, county, municipal or other
public authority, or any of their respective apencias or instru-
mentalities."


INDUSTRY On TRADE PLACE iND DEPUPOP0ED ACnON
AD ANtDrRATOaDPROPOSED AcrioN


Thursday, Dee. 13,
1934-Contd.


Liquefied Gas Industry, 13200 Street NW. Frank
101-14. A Hecht.


Tertile Processing Indus-
try, 23b-22
Umbrella Manufacirling
Industry, 61-10


Friday, Dee. 14,
1934
Complete Wire and Iron
Fence Industry, 8411-13
(subdivision of Fabri-
'cated Metal Products
Manufacturing and
Metal Finishing and
Coating Indusitry.)
Cotton Cloth Olove Manu.
facturing Industry, 187-
20.
General Contractors In-
dustry, 244 A-12 (sub-
division of the construc-
tion industry.)


Room 3022 Commerce
Building A Henry
Thurston
Room 4067, Commerce
Building. M. D. Vin
cent.


Room 16)0, J15L K Street
NW. H. Ferris White



Room 4087- Commerce
Building. M'. D. Vin-
cent-
Chamber of Commerce
Building, Houston,
Tex., 10a.m. ErnestlL.
Tutt, executive assist-
ant State NRA com-
pliance office.


Transit Industry, 28-56... Room 318, Denrike Build-
ing. C. P. Clark.



Saturday, Dec. 15, 1934
Slit Fabric Manufacturing Room 4067, Commerce
Industry, 214-10. Building. M. D. Vin-
cent.


Monday, Dec. 17, 1934
Lumber and Timber Prod-
ucts Industries, 9-2V.


Painting, Paperhanging,
and Decorating Indus-
try, 244 B-37.



War Air Register Indus-
try, 472-8


North private dining
room, Carlten Hotel,
2 p m. A. C. Dixon.

Seneca Hotel, Rochester,
N. Y 10 a. m. Fred
Reyburn, executive as-
sistant State NRA com-
pliance office.

Room 3076, Commerce
Building. Beverly S
King.


Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Co&
Authority for approval of its budget and basis of contribution fr
the period from Nov. 8, t933, to Nov 1 1934
Total budget is $IS,400, and assessment shall be a uniform percent.
age of each marketer'- "Revenue" from liqaefled gas actlvii
as defined in the order. Minimum assessment for any ann"j
period shall not exceed $2. AJ1 marketers shall be subject toea
setsment except insofar as par. ill of Administrative Order sX.
shall apply
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by thecode
Authority for amendment to art. 11, sec. I and art. II, seme. 6 )
of the Code
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by theCnf*
Auiboriiy for approval of its budget and basis of cootrnibutin
for the calendar year 1936 Total budget is L$19,400. B sis .
assesment is a.s follows" Under art. VIUI, sec. 5 of the Code,.'
labels are sold to .ihe membership on the following basis- Thre
tenths of I cent each for all cotton umbrellas; five-tenths of aI t
for other than cotton umtrell.


Opportunity to be heard on application sublt ted by the Code
Authority for amendment to art. V11 of the Code.



Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the e .
Authority tor amendment to art IV, sec. I, subsection (ae) ofl.
Code, to read as rollows: "(a) Glove cutters (other than seawp.
leather cutters) 15 cents per hour"
Hearing and opportunity to be heard on application ofr certain
groups for approval of a proposed agreement estabishlng stand.
ards of hours of labor, rates of pay, and other conditions of e.
ploymenrt under art. It, sec I of ihe Code for the construction
industry and see. 7 tb) of the National Industrial Recovery ,iA,
affecting members of this division and certain of their emplosm
in the region of Houston and Hearris Counties, Tex.
Opportunity to be hard on application submitted by the Wi.
chita Falls Traction Co Wichita Falls, Tes., for exempnion iern
the provisions of arls Ill nd IV of the Code insofar as they pre.
scribe maximum working hours and minimum compensatoufor
employees falling within classificaioins "a", "a", "c", and "d"
of said art. L1..


Opportunity to be heard on application submitned by tle Cede
Authority for amendment to art. VII by adding sec. 10 relating
to cash discounts, etc Also by adding sec. 12 to provide that hay
employer who does the work of an employee shall be subject o
the provisions ef this Code as to hours of labor.


Hearing on application submitted by the Code Authority for m
vision of prices published in Lumber Code Authority Bulletin,
vol. 1, No. 36, on doors. Application aneets the relationships
between southern yellow pine, spruce, redwood, Douglas fir. and
cypress dqorsJ
Hearing and opportunity to be heard on application submitted
ny certain groups for approval of a proposed agreement establIshl
Iag Ltandards of hours of labor, raes of pay, and other oonditoes
of employment under art. 1U. sec. I of t[be Code for the Ceoosmitro.
lion industry, and see. 7 (b) of the National Industrial tReovery.
Act, affecting members oa this division and certain of their e n.
ployees in the region of Rochester, N. Y., and viemity.
Opportunity to be heard on application submitted by the Code
Anitbority for amendment to art. VI of the Code, telaring to,
administration


Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1934
Electrine and Neon Sign In- Room 6M09, 1518 K St reet Opportunity to be heard on application for amendment of
duastry, 606-5. NW. H. Ferris White. ar tI\, sec. 2 (ea of the Code, to provide that no skilled employee
shall be pdid less than 75 cents per hour.


Interpretations


Job Galvanizing Metal Coat-

ing Industry
No. 84-B-1-9
FACTS.-The first sentence of section A,
article VII ofthis supplementary. Code states
in part as follows: '
"If the supplementary Code Authority de-
termines that it has been the generally recog-
nized practice in the industry, or in ary
branch or subdivision thereof, to sell certain
products on the basis of net-price lists, or
price lists and discount sheets, each member
of the industry manufacturing and selling
such products shall within 10 days after
notice of such determination file with the
supplementary Code Authority a net-price
list or price ast and discount sheet in such
form and for such products as the supple-
mentary Code Authority may prescribe."
QUESTION.-Does the above quotation
from section A, article VII, of the supple-
mentary Code for the job.galvanizing metal
coating Industry give the supplementary Code
Authority the authority to prescribe the form
in which prices shall be filed', including the
authority to determine whether prices shall
be fied In the form of a net-price list or of
a price list and discount sheet?
INTERPRETATION.- It Is hereby or.
dered and ruled that the meaning of this
provision is that when the supplementary
Code Authority has determined as a matter
of 'fact that It is the generally recognized
practice In the Industry to sell a product on
the basis of a net-price list, manufacturers
are required to file net-price lists. If the
finding as to the generally recognized prac-
tIce Is a price list and discount sheet, manu-
facturers are required to file on the latter
basis.


Retail Lumber, Lumber Prod-

ucts, Building Materials, and

Building Specialties Trade

and Wholesaling or

Distributing Trade
Nos. 33-39 and 201-25
FACTS.-Article II of the Code of fair
competition for the wholesaling or distribut-
nlug trade provides that sales to institutional,


commercial, and/or industrial users, regard-
less of the quantity' of merchandise sold, shall
be governed by such Code. Article Ill ot lte.
Code of fair competition for the retail lum.
ber, lumber products, building materials, and
building specialties trade, as modified by or-
der No. 33-10, dated April 9, 1934, provides
that sales to contractors or consumers in les'.
than carload lots of products governed by
this latter Code shall be governed by such '
Code.
It having been shown that certain whole-
salers have been selling in less than carload
lots, composition roofing and shingles, asbestos
roofing and shingles, insulation materials, and .
building papers to institutional, commercial, ..
and/or industrial users without complying
with the provisions of the Code of fair corn- '
petition for the retail lumber, lumber prod-
ucts, building materials, and building spe-
cialties trade.
QUESTION.-Are wholesalers or distribu- :
tors, as defined in the Code of fair competi- '
tion for'the wholesaling or distributing trade
and/or any Code supplemental thereto, go-.
erned by the provisions of the Code of fair.
competition for the retail lumber, lumber.-
.products, building materials, and building ..
specialties trade when selling in less tEia ,
carload lots to persons other than retailers.":I
who regularly purchase and stock compost.
tion roofing and shingles, asbestos roofing and
shingles, insulation materials, and buiJdiM .4
papers for the purpose of resale to contrac-'U.
tors and consumers? ,
RULING.-Wholesalers or distributors as&
defined in the Code of fair competition for the1,
wholesaling or distributing trade aind 'or any-:
Code supplemental thereto, are subject to theI
provisions of the Code of fair competitionX
for the retail lumber, lumber products, build-:
ing materials, and building specialties trade
when selliug.in less than carload lots, comPe-
sition roofing and shingles, asbestos rooli"i.
and shingles, insulation materials, and bhauld-
ing papers, except when such sales by the
aforementioned wholesalers or distributors
are made to retailers or other distributors
regularly purchasing and stocking the nbov*
mentioned products for the purpose of resale
to contractors and consumers.
Exemption is hereby gratrted to such whole-
salers or distributors, when selling tlhe' aboVye-
mentioned articles in less than cailnnd lots.
from all provisions of the Code of fair c0S'
petition for the retail lumber, lumber prod,
ucts. building materials, and building sPe-
cialties trade, except the provisions of a R-
cle VIII.


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New _Reta:



SSolid Fuel Areas


SAnnounced

-Ssecond Installment of Lowest
Iy-: Costs Scheduled in Various
State and County Areas

.Another installment of schedules of the
lowestt costs for retail solid fuel areas has
:'een announced by the NRA General Code
uit' ority. The following are the new
schedules:
|i 21 Ohio counties
.-' The counties, also designated by trade-area
,Inhmbers, affected are as follows:
S.Trade area No. 9, Summit County and
gRAkron; trade area 11, Jefferson County;
; trade areas 14 and 14-A, Medina, Wayne, and
.Asthland; trade area 17, city of Athens;
'trade areas 21 and 24, Meigs and part of
'Athens, Hocking, Jackson, and Vinton; trade
l.Knea 22 Gallia and Lawrence; trade area
j, Scioto; trade areas 26 and 26-A, Pick-
Laway and Fairfield; trade area 27, Franklin;
H'.and trade area 28, Marion, Morrow, and
..jielaware.
I '.Only trade areas 11 and 27 have no truck-
j-t;g costs. All areas have the same extra-
Ia.Bervice charges.
:l;::Lowest reasonable costs are not minimum
llprzcs. The minimum retail sales price per-
in.lsibl' with these schedules is the sum of
.t:iese abd other essential costs.
1- .The lowest cost range' in all of the above
faas for low volatile domestic coal is from
L,0$1.50 to $2.25 a -ton; that for* commercial A
i,-from-'$1.40 to $1.75 a ton, and commercial
-B 'from $1 to $1.50 a ton.
i' As approved by the committee, the cost
S.'schedules are as follows:
t rade Area No. 9, Akron city and Summit County :
;. Domestle: Per ton
: '., Low volatile. .............................-..... $2.20
a: High volatile ............... 2.00
Commercial A1... ...-- ...... 1.40
"; Commercial B ...... .. 1. 15
k Industrial A- _----'-_- ---- ..... 1. 15
.Industrial B.-.-- ........ .. .90
.Yard sales with no delivery, expense at regular
"-'-.toe rate less 50 cents a ton.
STrucking from mines within trade area : Per ton
: Domestic....... .............. $2. 00
SCommercial A..... ................. 2. UO
..- Commercial B.....1....--. ... 1 95
". Industrial A .... .....-.......... 1.55
S.. Industrial B... ..... .......................... '._. 1.30
` Roiam mines outside trade area:
:. Domestic ....................................... 3.40
? .' Commerclal A ... -................. 2.60
; Commercial B.. ............ 2.40
I.-..lndustrial A............. .......-..... 2.40
i."-'Tdustrial B:. .............-........ -2.15
:.Single trucks of 8 or more tons................... 1.90
I.' Trade Area No. 11, Jefferson County:
:. Domestic:
,' Low volatile-........... .. .. $1.90
i. lgh Volatile...... ..... -............. 1.90
Commercial A- ..............-.-........... 1.75
,..: Commercial B ....................... 1.50
,*: ..Industrial A1....... .. ..--. 1.25
SIndustrial B..........-- --................. 1.00
._."(No trucking costs for this area.)
.' rde Area Nos. 14 and 14-A. Medina, Wayne,
.'".Biand -Ashland:
Domestic: Per tan
Low volatile...............--... ... 2 15
High volatile .............. ............ 2. 00
:.' *. "Co erc l A .... . .. 1. 75
SCommereal B.o r ..... 1.50
.,' industri A... ... .. 1.25
do: n t Ia B_ ___ .......... ., 1.00
Yard sales with no delivery expense,
|?p ." :. regular ton rate less ................ ........ 50
Tracking from mines within trade area:
Y:-'!-. Trade Area Trade Area
14 14-A
Per ton Per ton
I. Domestic ..........-_ $3.00 $3.30
r,-,; Commercial A...... 2 60 2.90
-' Commercial B.......... 2. 35 2.65
TIndunvtrial A ........... 2.10 2.40
N Industrial B ............ 1.85 2. 15
I., (From mines outside trade area add 25 cents a
I-` a) .
f-Itade Area No. 17, City of Athens:
.' Domestic : Per ton
', Low volatile ...................................... $2. 10
V 8- High volaile-. ............. ........ 2.00
i .Commercial A_ ... ... ..... 1.50
SCommercial B ....................- 1.25
"I- industrial A--... .....-.. ...... 1. 00
dU- trlal B........ .............. ....-...... .75
B' ,i"'d sales with no delivery expense,
regular Ion rate less............................ 50
T"'rucldng from mines within trade areas :
.- 1-ton lots ............... ........... ......... 1.50
'- ,. 2-ton lots.................... ....-.........-. 1.25
B 4-ton lots.................. ... ................... 1 00
WOm mines outside trade area add 25 cents
a't.q to the above.)
,crsde Areas Nos. 20 and 20-A, Morgan, Perry, qnd
Cij:telks:
,,Trucking only from mines within trade area:
"" Per ton
1.: -ton lots........................................ 1.50
2-ton lots ...............-.......-............. 1.25
K 5-ton lots ................................... 1. 00
., 10.ton lots .......-... ..... ...... ... 75
''(Praom mines outside trade area add 25 cents a.
'etito the above.)
,.ide Areas Nos. 21 and 24, Meigs, Parts of
M.tI teis Hocking, Jackson, and Vlnton:
". Trucking only from mines within trade area:
; .. Trade Area Trade Area
,,.r, No. 21 No.24
Per ton Per ton
I -ton lots.....- $1.50 $1 75
.:" -ton lots..... 1.25 1.50
"' 3-ton lots.._. 1.00 1. 25
,.. 10-ton lots....... .75, 1.00
bTPea Area No. 22, Gallia and Lawrence Counties:
.'flomestic: Per ton
. Low volatile .....-............................. $1.50
b- Hib volatile.....-............... ...... 1.50
c.. Omme clal A........... ...... 1.25
Cp tnmmercia B .................. ............... 1.00
W --, I dnstrlil A .... -- ................................. 1.00 oo
i-"'.' lidstn is B................. ..... ..... 1. 75
usra 75
Yard sales, with no deiiery regular ton
i !l6e ess.................... ............... ....... 50
Trckinge :
Y .' 1.ton lots .................. 1.50
*, ', 2-ton lots ............ ....... ....-. 1.25
*',.. .3-ton lots .. .. 1.00
..'' 10-ton lots..................-. ...... .--. .75
*;0.-"*:


Coal


Trade Area No. 23, Scloto County:
'Pomestric:
Low volatile................ .. $2. 20
Eligh volatile .......... ................. 2. 20
Commercial A .................. ................ 1.75
Commercial B................ .......... 150
Industrial A............................................. 25
Industrial B ................................. ...... 1.00
Yard siWes with no delivery expense,
regular ton rate less.......... ................. 50
Trucking from mines within trade area :
D om estic.... .............. : ................................ $2. 25
Commercial A............. ... ................. 2.00
Commercial B.......... ....... ..... 1. 85
Industrial A ............... ........... 1.65
Industrial B..................................._ .. 1.40
Trucking from mines outside trade area:
D om estic.................. .. .......................... .00
Commercial A.....- --............................. 2.70
Commercial B.... .......... .. 2.45
Industrial A ....... ............ ............ ..... 2 20
Industrial A. ... .....- ---- 2 0
Industrial B ...._...........'........_ _._....... ,1.95
Trade Areas Nos. 26 and 16-A, Piekaway and
Fairfield: I
Domestic: Per ton
Low volatile ........................ ............ $2.25
High volatile................................... 2. 00
Commercial A ............ .. .................... 1 50
Commercial B.....--.................................... 1. 25
Industrial A.. ...................... _. 1.00
Industrial B .............................................. .75
Yard sales, with no delivery expense,
regular ton rate less ........................... 50
Trade Area Trade Area
No. 26 No. 26-A
Trucking: Per ton Per ton
1-ton lots ........ $2.75 $2.25
2-ton lots.......... 2.50 2.00
5-ton lots.......... 2.25 i 1.75
10-ton lots ....... 2.00 1.50
Trade Area No. 27, Franklin County:
Domestic: Per ton
Low volatile-............................__.. $2. 00
High volatile.. ........... ................. 2.00
Commercial A ..................... 1 75
Commerclar B.......................................... 1 50
Industrial A ......1.25
Industrial B........... ....... ........ 1.00
Yard sales, with no delivery expense,
regular ton rate less.......................... .50
(No trucking coats.)
Trade Area No. 28, Marion, Morrow, and Delaware
Counties:
Domestic: Per ton
Low volatile............. .........$2.00
High volatile.. ............ .......... 2. 00
Commercial A..........--................. l-- 75
Commercial B .......... 1.50
Industrial A..................-. 25
Industrial B............................... ....... 1.00
.Yard sales, with no delivery expense,
regular ton rate less......-..........._' .50
Coal trucked Into Marion and Delaware Counties
the cost is the same as the above; coal trucked
into Morrow Cognty : Per ton
0 to 60 tons delivered...- ......... $3. 00
30 to 250 tons delivered........ ..... 2. 75
250 and over........................................ 2. 50
(For Morrow County, on i coal which Is'both
trucked direct from the mines and bandied through
yards, the combination of costs which produces the
lowest delivered basis shall be the cost basis for.
either method of handling.)
To obtain the lowest permissible retail
price for trucked coal in each of the above
areas, add the net mine costs, as approved
In accordance with the procedure established
in the committee's order of approval, plus
the appropriate figure in the trucking-cost
schedules.
Definitions of the above classifications are
as follows:
Commercial A, sale of from 50 to 250 tons
of coal or 25 to 125 tons of coke where de-
liveries are made in full truck-load lots to
1 location during the calendar year ending
March 31. Commercial B, 50 tons of coal
or 25 tons of coke or more delivered within
72 hours to I location or a contract sale if
more thax 1 such delivery is made during
the calendar year ending March 31. Indus-
trial A, 250 to 1,000 tons of coal or 125 to
500' tons of coke tqany 1 consumer. Indus-
trial B, 1,000 tons and over of coal or 500
or more tons of coke to any 1 consumer.
The following extra-service charges must
be added to the above: For deliveries of 1 to
4 tons, 50 cents a delivery; carrying Into bins
in bags,'50 cents a ton'; wheeling Into bins,
35 cents a ton; trimming into bins, 15 cents
a ton; for credit, on steam sales, 15 cents a
ton; on domestic, 25 cents a .-ton.
Coke: Total the cost secured in the same
manner as for anthracite; plus freight, plus
the committee-determined lowest reasonable
handling cost
Springfield, Ohio
As approved by the committee, the costs
are as follows:
Domestic: Per ton
Low volatile.......-..-....--- ........ .... $2.25
High volatile......-.................-. 2.25
Commercial A ........ ... .. 1.75
Commercial B....----------- 1.50
Industrial A. .. _.... ..___.._ 1.25
Industrial B......... ._... .....-. ... 1.00
Yard sales, where no delivery, regular ton
rate less................. ........... .............. 60
(No trucking costs.)'
The following extra-service charges mast be
added to the above: For deliveries of 1 to 4 tons,
50. cents a delivery ; carrying Into bins In bags. 50
cents a ton: wheeling into bins, 35 cents a ton ;
trimming in bUins. 15 cents a ton: for credit, on
steam sales, 15I cents a ton, on domestic, 25 cents
a ton.
(Commercial A, Is 50 to 250 tons of coal or 25
to 125 tons of coke; Commercial B, Is 50 tons of
coal or 25 tons of coke or more delivered within
72 hours to one location; Industrial A, Is 250 to
1,000 tons of coal or 125 to 500 tons of coke; In-
dustrial B, Is 1,000 tons of coal and 500 tons of
coke or more.).
Canton, Ohio
As approved by the committee, the sched-
ule is as follows:
Domestic: .er to
Low volatile......................--... 2.
High volatile......--- 2 00
Commercial A .............--.... 1. -.25
Commercial B...................--....-.----.. 1.0
industry al A ........... .. .. ....... .... .... ......... ......... .75
Yard sales with Do delivery expense, regular
ton rate less... .............................. .........-----
Relief coal, dumped delivery......-..... 1.35
Relief coal, chute dumped....-...----...--- 1.60


Trade C


ost


0 to 50 5 to 500 Over 500
tons tons tons
Trucking: Per ion Per ton Per ton
Local No. 4-......._.. $1.25 $0.90 $0. 70
Locals 6 and 7?.... 1.50 1.20 .95
Local No. 5.......... 2.00 1.75 1.50
New Philadelphia
No. 6, etc............ 2. 50 2. 35 1. 85
WainrlghL............... 2. 75 2. 35 1.85
Masillon.................. 2. 00 1. 75 1.50
The following service charges must be added to
the above: Fol deliveries of I1 to 4 tons, 50 cents
a load: carrying Into bins In bags, 50 cents a ton;
wheeling into bins, 35 cents a ton ; trimming In
bins, 15 cents a ton ; for credit, on steam sales, 15
cents a ton, and 25 cents on domestic sales.-
(Commercial A Is sale of from 50 to 500 tons of
coal or 25 to 250 tons of coke; Commercial B, 50
tons of coal or 25 tons of coke In 72 hours to one
location ; Industrial A, 500 tons of coal or 250 tons
of coke.)
Dayton, Ohio,
As approved by the committee, the sched-
ules follow:
Domestic: . Per ton
Low volatile. ..... ............-. .. $2. 25
High volatile.................. .. ........ \ 2. 25
Commercial A........... ................................. 1.75
Commercial B...........-.-... 1.50
Industrial A.... ..........._ ..-. 1.25
Industrial B-............................................ ...... 1 00
The following service charges must be added to
the above costs: For deliveries of I to 4 tons, 50
cents a delivery; carrying Into bins In bags, 50
cents a ton: wheeling Into bins, 35 cents a ton;
trimming in bins, 15 cents a ton ; for credit on
steam sales, 15 cents a ton;, for credit on domestic
sales, 25 cents a ton.
'Coal trucked direct from mines Ip Jackson and
Hocking districts In loads of 8 tons or more,to any
commercial, industrial, or public consumer and
damped Into bins or at curb, the lowest reasonable
cash cost is $2.75 a- ton.
(Commercial A, Is 50 to 250 tons of coal or 25
to 125 tons of coke; commercial B, Is 50 tons of
coal or 25 tons of coke or more delivered within
72 hoars to one location ; I industrial A, is 250 to
1,000 tons of coal or 125 to 500 tons' of coke;
Industrial B. Is 1,000 tons of coal and 500 tons of
coke or more.)
Youngstown, Ohio
As approved by the committee, the costs
are as follows:
Domestic: Per ton
Low volatile.. .......................... $2. 15
High volatile..._... .................... 2:00
.Commercial A -....... ._............ .. 1.50
Commercial B __..._ ................... 1. 25
Industrial A.............. ..... .. .......-1.00
Industrial B ..................................................... 1.00
Yard sales, where no delivery expense In-
volved,,-regular ton rate less-........................ 50
Trucking from mines In trade area:
0 to 50 tons........................ ........ 2.00
50 to 500 tons.............-...... 1.65
50 tons In 72 hours .................. 1.40
500 to 1,000 tons. ..... ....... ...-.. 1.25
1,000 tons or more.......:...............- .. 1.25
Trucking from mines out of trade area :
0 to 50 tons....................................... ........ 3. 15
50 to 500 tons..................... ...._ 2.80
S O0 tons In 72 hours................................. 2. 55
500 to 1,000 tons.................. .................... 2. 30
S1,000 tons or more-................... ....... ... 2.30
For local grade A mine run, deduct.__.... 20
For local grade B mine run; deduct..........-.. .35
For local, nut and slack................................... .70
The following service charges must be added to
the above: For deliveries of 1 to 4 tons, 50 cents
-a load; carrying Into bins in bags, 50 cents a ton ;
wheeling' Into bins. 35 cents a ton; trimming In
bins, 15 cents a ton; for credit, on steam sales, 15
cents a ton, and on domestic, 25 cents a ton.
Approval of the lowest reasonable costs
of handling coal at retail in Mnsldkingum,
Guernsey, and Portage Counties, Ohio, trade
areas Nos. 16 and 40, was announced today
by the special committee on lowest reason-
able costs in the retail solid' fuel industry.
As approved by the committee, the cost
schedule follows:


S Muskingifm and
DGuernsey
Domestc: Per ton
Low volatile.............. $1 80
High volatile ... .... 1.80
Commercial .................... 1.50
Commercial B ... ........ 1. 26
Industrial A .n 1.00
Industrial B .......................... .75
Yard'sales, with no delivery
expense, regular ton rate
less .........................-........ .50
Truckinr: '


Portage
Per ton
$1.80
1.80
1.30
1.10
.90
.70


1-ton loads...... ....... 1.65 2.25
2-ton loads ..- ........ 1.40 2.-00
5-ton loads ......... 1.15 1.75
10-ton loads........... 90 1.50
Per
Extra-service charges (for Both areas) : delivery
For delivery of 14 ton.......................... .... 60
Per ton
Carrying Into bins in bags. ................... 50
Wheeling Into bins-. ................... 35
Trimming ln bins............ ..... 15
Credit on steam-sales.......---....'..... 15
Credit on domestic sales. .. ............ 25
Counties of Cayuga, Oswego, Columbia,
Jefferson, Lewis, Fulton, Rensselaer, part
of Albany County, Onondaga, Warren,
Washington, and Saratoga, N. Y.
As approved by the committee, the sched-
ules are as follows:
Oaynga, Oswego, and Columbia Counties:
Per ton
Prepared anthracite......-................. $2. 25
Steamt and slack............ ............ 1.75
Coke...... ................................. 2. 25
Prepared bituminous.......................... 1.75
Yard sales to consumers, 75
cents a ton less than above.
Yard sales to dealers, $1.25 a
ton less than above.
Institutions and Industrialists:
Prepared anthracite.................. 1.80
Steam and slack....-.............. 1.35
Coke........................ ............ 1.80
Prepared bituminous.............. 1.50
Jefferson and Lewls Counties (Identical with
' the above except in prepared anthracite
and coke) :P
Per ton
Prepared anthracite............................... $2
Coke............... ........ ....... ............. 2
Fulton, Warren, Washington, and Saratoga
Counties (identical with the above except
In prepared anthracite and coke) :.
Per ton
Prepared anthracite ............ ........... $2
Coke..................................................... .. 2


Scedule I s ..

S 'c"':.'

The following were approved for Rensselaer1
County, including the city of Troy and that-
part of Rensselaer County north ofD
Freestville and east to the Massachusetsd"
State line, and also the northern part.,of--
Albany County niith of the southern .inei'
of, the city of WatervlUet and Loudenville'
and west to the Schenectady County llne.l


Per tsom.i:
Prepared anthracite..............-- $2.10g
Steam and slack. ................ i"'-
Coke...... ............ .................-- 2. '
Prepared bituminous-...................... .... ,
Yard sales to consumers, 75 -. U
cents a ton less than above.' ';
Yard sales to dealers, $1.25 a t'.,
ton less than above.
Institutions and industrialists: "';.'
Prepared anthracite.......... 2'.. 2..25.
Steam and slack--- --.. ...... 1.3Q
Coke_....- ............... .....- ..... l..
Prepared bituminous .................. 3...0';
For Onondaga County: .. ''
Per~jWp
Prepared anthracite......... $2,2
Steam and slack................- ... .i
Coke- _-..... ....-.. . .. j :

Prepared bituminous .................. ...... .
Yard sales to consumers, 75 ,:
cents a ton less than above. ':p.'
Yard sales to dealers, $1.26 a .:
ton less than above. ''U
Institutions and industrialists. ..:.
Prepared anthraclte.......... 1. 6
Steam'and slack.... ..... .15
Coke.... ..................... .1..... l.6f A
Prepared bituminous..........
The following service charges musti:.e-
added to the handling costs in each grddp"of.
the 'above counties: Carrying into bins,'ij
cents a ton; wheeling ,Into bins, 35 cents-s:'
ton; trimmIng, 15 cents a ton; for deliveries|
of less than four tons, 50 cents a load;'.r
credit charge on steam sales, 15 cents a.tot
and 25 ients a ton on domestic sales. ')jii.
Genesee County, N. Y. Ut,
As approved by the committee, the. cot8
schedule follows: ...!
Per' to
Prepared anthracite$ 2 ......... $2,.26fl
Steam and slack. -............- 7J:T5
Coke............ ................................... ..... .. .. 2 25
Prepared bitum inous.................-................-- -1. '
Yard sales to consumers (less than above)-."' 7W
Yard sales to dealers (less than above) 1....-. 1..25i-
Institutions and industrialiists: ...
Prepared anthracite ............. ..... 0 1.'
Steam and slsck.. ..................... 1'B0'
Coke............................ .. .
Prepared bituminous ..........._ :.',I
Per .
Slrtra-servlce charges: d Penvers',.
Delivery less than 4 tons-............... ..... 6Q
Per tonqi'
Carrying Into bins............. .... .... .50P
Wheeling into bins....3M.... ..... ',.35
Trimming in bins............ ... 15.
SCredit on steam sales................ IS,
Credit on domestic sales.................. 25
-These are only handling-cost figures, in-1
eluding, yard, selling, delivery, and adminls-"-.
trative costs, plus degradation-no profit or's
return oh capital. To obtain the minimumi
retail sales price permissible under tie ost
schedules'it Is necessary to add the appro-'.
priate handling-cost figure above to the'miiie:'
cost of the different fuels (anthracite, bitumi:
nous, and coke) plus freight charges. Since..t
there is no Code-authorized mine price for'a
anthracite and coke, as' for bituminous, the"'j
committee determines the mine cost of these
fuels from net invoices of representative.!
dealers reported monthly by divisional Code`,
Authorities.
New York counties and part of Bradford' '
County, Pa. .'.
SIdentical handling costs were approved-.by .:M
the committee for Orange County, Dutclwqjsir"-
and Putnam Counties, and Broome, Cdnt
land, etc., Counties. However, there are spJ
arate trucking costs for these areas. Rens'
selaer and northern Albany County have.ho."
trucking costs. .'
As, approved by the committee, the cost '
schedules follow: .:"
For Orangp County, Dutchess and Pumam
Counties, and Broome, Coourtland, etc:i:.
Perftonat
Prepared anthracite...... .. $2'-25"
Steam and slack............ ..... 1.'.g
'C oke...................................................... 2..
Prepared bituminous...................... 1-T
Yard soles to consumers, 75 :Z
cents a ton less than above. .'
Yard sales to dealers, $1.25 a "Si
ton less than above. :
Institutions and Industrialists: ,.
Prepared anthracite............... L 8T(1!
Steam and slack....:............. 1.85'
Coke............. ............... ............. l.80
Prepared bituminous............ ..... ,50;ii
The following extra-service charges must 15
be added to the above: Carrying into bins, S0'
cents a ton; wheeling into bins, 35 cents, fri
ton; trimming, 15 cents a ton; for deliveries;
of less than four tons. 50 cents a delivery "';
credit on steam sales, 15 cents a ton, and 26
cents a ton on domestic sales. ,;
The trucking costs for these areas are as, T.
follows: '.1
Orange County (add the net mine cost, as', :.
approved In accordance with the procedure. '
(Continued on pate 4, column 2) -
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iAutomotive Shop


:Equipment Trade

k Supplemental Code
0B;;!', '.

i,:."Labor Provisions of Basic Code
i Adopted: Five Subdivisions Set
i;'" Up in Equipment Group

i A.: supplementary Code for the automotive
"t--'. shop equipment manufacturing industry, a
'." product group of the automotive parts an(
: equipment manufacturing industry, has bee:
approved by the National Industrial Recovery
*'i.:.Board. It is effective December 10.
s. The supplementary Code adopts the labor
H. provisions of the basic Code, which provides
F- a 40-hour workweek and a minimum wage o.
',&{40.cents per hour.
| Five subdivisions are set up within the
automotiveote shop equipment group. They are
(1in.") Air compressors of 10 horsepower ant
..> -,.under, and tire deflating devices; (2) cani
Washers; (3) brake service, chassis frame
*e..and wheel aligning equipment; (4) heavy
equipmentmen; 1,51 motor rebuilding equipment
BN Each subdivision is to have a member anc
an!' alternate member of the group's adminis
Attrative committee. The National Industria
:iRecovery Board may appoint one nonvotini
!'.:. administration member of the administrative
-m' ,nmittee.
i. Tbe administrative committee is to admin
.' sister' the fair trade practice provisions of the
I.-':supplementary Code, and the basic Code pro
B%:.visions which the group's rules supplement
T.'The committee also is to formulate cost-
l *finding methods to be used "to the extend
f.-ound practicable" by the group.
tli- Fair trade practice rules in the supple-
%'.-mentary Code forbid destructive price cutting
'-.and provide that the National Industrial Re-
i-'covery 'Board may declare an emergency and
i' set stated minimum prices on specified prod-
i 'ucts during the emergency. Other rules for-
Ni':'bid.selling or shipping on approval; liquida-
% -tion, purchase, or acceptance of another mem-
hi her's product from any buyer; sales on con-
..signment or on accounts carried indefinitely
'-on the seller's books; shipping or merchandise
.'"without an order or without approval on
'i'.-- the knowledge of the reseller under the guise
-of its being supplied as a sample to be ex-
."...amined;" acceptance of returns of. obsolete
.,'products.
...-' The administrative committee is to formu-
M'- late a system of classification of customers.
N1,. ...This system is to be made available to all
ll "members of the product group. The supple-
| *mentary Code specifies that any member
"' may at all times classify his own customers
s -in accordance with his own judgment."
Th.:__.The supplementary Code requires open ilu-
.'tiaig of price terms. A maximum discount of
".; percent for payment by the 10th of the
m ..nonth is provided.
:.., The industry manufactures automotive
.'^..machine tools and automotive apparatus used
H ? principally for reconditioning automobiles
it:and automobile engines. The group's sup-
R.;'.-plementary Code was submitted by the Code
.."k': .Authority committee of the automotive parts
..i":. ahd equipment manufacturing industry," rep-
K:"resenting approximately 75 percent of the
'r; industry's sales volume and 70 percent of its
:.-' members.


Interpretation

Fertilizer Industry
No. 67-38
..;'. QUESTION.-What is the meaning of the
? phrase "engaged in the business of as used
l-',in article II, section 9, of the Code of lair
,"'.' competition for the fertilizer industry?
'"-. INTERPRETATION. -The phrase "en-
S-:gaged in the business of" as used in section
I^.'.;,b article II, means an "agent" as further
.d .efined in this section 9, article II, be it an
i*T>individual, partnership, corporation, or other
41S'form of enterprise, whose time, attention,
flabor, and effort are occupied and directed in
'the distribution of fertilizer, superphosphate,
rand othbr fertilizer materials for the pur-
'1--aes0 of livelihood or profit. Although such
^ agent'snt'" sole occupation or employment
1.'-heed not be that of distributing the above-
.'mentioned products, he is not "engaged in
i. the business of" unless he does devote his
". attention, time, effort, and labor to the dis-
(5.-trlbution of such products not as a casual,
Er*. occasional, or sporadic matter but regu-
.I-..larly and continuously during each fertilizer
.season.
mEach case must be considered In light of
s' the particular facts and circumstances In
a|.. order to reach any conclusion to whether the
S..-7 "agent." is "engaged in the business of"
--. as used in article II, section 9
.;:. .The following factors would tend to sup.
iH"port a conclusion that in a particular case a
tAF : particular "agent" is in fact "engaged In
-.. the business", and at least one of such fac-
i' tors would seem to be essential to such
''conclusion:
1. A regular place of business, such as,
for instance, a store, office, or commercial
NJ warehouse.
S.2. A regular stock of merchandise for
-.resale.
3. The transactions are continuous, em-
p:;'. bracing a number of transactions and not
I" *.isolated, casual, or irregular.
B.:^,'. 4. The trade or community understands or
|ii;; looks to said "agent" for the distribution
,j.. of the products.

!....,: ..


New Retail Coal Cost Schedules First Local Code1
(Continued from page 3) Apv f
Approved for


established in the committee's order of ap-
proval, to the appropriate figure secured
from the following, based on distance from
mine to consumer) :
Trucking distance
mine to con-sumer Per taon
60 to 75 m iles....................... ........... $3. 10
76 to 87 m miles ........ ................... ..... 3.50
88 to 09 m iles.............. .. .. .. ..... ..... 3. 90
100 to 112 m iles.... .................... ...... 4.40
113 to 124 miles......... ............. ...... 4.90
125 to 137 m iles........... ... ........ .. . 5.30
13S to 150 miles....................... 5. 70
Over 150 m iles....... ............ ... .G 00
Dutebess and Putnam Counties:
7'rucking distance
-nine i consumer Per ton
113 to 124 miles.................................. $5. 15
a 125 to 137 m iles................................ 5. 55
13.S to 150 m iles-.................................. 5.95
Above 150 miles.................................. 6. 25
Brooine, Courtland, Chenango, Otzego, Dela-
ware, Sullivan, Chemung, Tioga. Toumpkins,
Schuyler. and that part of Seneca County
including the townships of Romulus, Ovid,
Lodi, Covert, and Varick in New York;
and the townships of South Waverlyv,
Sayre, and Athens in Bradford County, Pa.:
Tiructing distance
miine to consumgner Per ton
50 to 65 m iles................................. .. $2, 25
66 to 75 m iles..... . .................... ..... 3.10
76 to S7 m iles....... ....................... ...... 3.50
SS to 99 m iles................. ................. 3.90
100 to 112 m iles.. ........................ .. .. 4.40
113 to 124 m iles.. ....... ............ ...... .. 4.90
125 to 137 m iles5.....................:............ .5.30
138S to 150 m iles............ ..................... 5.70
Above 150 m iles.................................. 6. 00
The lowest reasonable handling costs for
'Rensselaer County, including the city of
Troy and that part of Rensselaer County
north o(f DePreestville, and east to the
Massachusetts State line, and also the
northern part of Albany County north of
the southern line of the city of Watervliet
and Loudenville and west to the Sche-
nectady County line, are as follows:
Per ton
Prepared anthracite............................ $2. 10
Steam aqd slack................................ 1.75
C o k e -.. .. .. ............................................ 2 10
Prepared bituminous......................... 1.75
Yard sales to consumers, 75
cents a ton less than above.
Yard sales to dealers. $1.25 a
ton less than above.


Cigar Industry Will

Have Labor Complaint

Board
NRA has approved a plan of organization
and procedure for a Labor Complaint Board
for the cigar manufacturing industry.
The Board will consist of 5 principals and
12 alternates. Two of the principals are to
be chosen by the Code Authority with the
approval of the NRA, one of whom will repre-
sent the machine cigar manufacturers and
the other the hand cigar manufacturers. One
principal is to be chosen by the Labor Ad-
visory Board, with the'approval of NRA, and
the administration is to have one member,
without vote. The fifth principal chosen by
the Code Authority is not to be a member
of the industry and, after approval by NRA,
shall act as chairman of the board. /
The representative of the machine manu-
facturers shall have a vote only in matters
pertaining to the machine manufacturers, and
the representative of the hand manufacturers
shall vote only in matters affecting them.
The 2 industry and 1 labor representatives
on the Board shall each select alternates to
act for them in their absence.
The Board will have monthly meetings.


Cereal Machinery Code

Approved
A supplemental Code of fair competition
for the cereal machinery industry, a division
of the machinery and allied products indus-
try, has been approved by the National In-
dustrial Recovery Board, to become effective
November 25.
Adopting the master Code's maximum-hour
and minimum-wage provisions, the divislonn]
pact prescribes a flat minimum wage of 32
cents per hour in the South and from 36 to
40 cents in the North, depending upon popu-
lation, and establishes a 40-hour maximum
work-week.
Thle approval order stays the 10-day wait-
Ing period between the filing date of prices
and their effective date. The clause per-
mitting members to sell only to distributors
which agree to comply with the Code's pric-
ing and trade-practice provisions is also
stayed until a report on the distribution of
industry products is submitted to NRA. The
Code's regulation of trade-in allowances is
also stayed pending the submission of a
standard method of appraisal by the Code
Authority.
The Code will be administered by a divi-
sional Code Authority to consist of from 5
to 9 members. One additional member may
be appointed by the administration. Pendiug
the election of a permanent Code Authority,
the industry's Code committee will act as a
temporary Code Authority.


Interpretation

Soap and Glycerine Manufac-
turing Industry
No. 83-39
FACTS.-In checking employment records,
some Instances are found where employees
worked more than the maximum number of
hours permitted by the Code of fair competi-
tion for the soap and glycerine manufactur-
ing industry. All of them were paid Code
wages, including overtime.
QUESTION.-If an employee -has worked
more than the maximum hours permitted by
the Code, is it necessary to lay him off at a
later date so as to adjust the hours down
to the Code maximum?
ANSWER.-Employees whose hours are
permitted to be averaged, and who may have
worked more than 40 hours in I week, must
at some time within the averaging period
Itork fewer hours so that the average for
the period does not exceed 40 hours per week.
A "lay off" is not necessary if a temporary
shortening of weekly hours will accomplish
the purpose.
As to those employees whose hours are
not permitted to be averaged, the interpre-
tation Is not applicable.
Order No. 83-21 Is hereby rescinded.


Lowest Reasonable Fuel

Costs Disapproved in 3

New York Counties
Disapproval of lowest reasonable fuel cost
petitions submitted by divisional Code Au-
thority No. 3 for the New York counties of
Greene, Ulster, and Monroe has been an-
nounced by the special committee on lowest
reasonable costs in the retail solid fuel In.
dustry.
The committee's disapproval was based on
lack of sufficient evidence of an emergency
existing in the industry in each area. How-
ever, additional evidence may be submitted
to the committee for further consideration.
Under the Retail Solid Fuel Code, divi-
sional Code Authorities are empowered to
determine the existence of an emergency in
n trade area after all industry members and
other interested parties have been given suffi-
cient notice of public- hearings to determine
the emergency and secure representative cost
data.
C8'mplete transcripts of the hearings and
other necessary data are forwarded for re-
view to the Na.tional Recovery Administra-
tion in Washington, where the special com-
mittee has authority to approve, disapprove,
or modify the findings nf the divisional Code
Authorities.


Institutions and industrialists:
Prepared anthracite-......... ..... 1.80
Steam and slack-.......... ....... 1.30
C oke..................... ..--...... ........ ....... 1 SO
Prepared bituminous......... 1.30
Extra-service charges are the same as for
the above counties. There are no trucking
costs in this area.
Tennessee counties--Knox, Blount, and
Loudon.
As approved by the committee, the costs
are as follows:
Per ton
Class I. Consumer (15 tons or less of coal
or 11 tons or less of coke).............. ...... .. $1.91
Class 2. Consumer (over 15 tons up to 45,
one continuous delivery, coal or over 11
tons. up to 28, one continuous delivery
coke) :
Egg and lum p .................................. ...... .. l. 80
Run of m ine ........ .. ............ .......... ....... 1.75
S 4 inch steam and R S. N..... ........... ...... -140
3 Inch steam nod EL S N....... ... ...... 1 3')
C o k e .... ...... ....... ................ . .. ... .. .. 1 S O
Class 3. Consumer (over 45 tons of coal and
28 tons of' coke) :
R un of m ine ........ ... ........ ....................... 1. 10
N ut and slack....... .. .. ... .. .. .................. 1. 00
Coke ....... ..................... ......... ... ............. 1. 10
Yard sales, with no delivery -expense, regular ton
rate less 75 crnts a ton in Knox 50 cents a ton
in Biount and Loudon Counties
Trucking : Per ion
Distance mine to consumer up to 5
m iles ..... ... ................. ...... ......... ........... ... $ 0.86
Distance mine to consumer over 5 to
10 miles............... .. .. .................. ... 1. 04
Distance mine to consumer pver 10 to
15 m iles .. ..... ... ......... .... ...... 1. 24
Distancnte mine to consumer over 15 to
20 m les .. .......... ........ ........... 1.44
Distance mine to consumer over 20 to
25 m iles ..... ............ .... .. ... ........ . .... 1.70
Distance mine to consumer over 25 to
30 miles............... ............. 1. 89
Distance mine to consumer over 30 to
40 miles ........ ... ..-... .. .. .. ..... .. ....... 2. 08S
Distance mine to consumer over 40 to
5 0 m iles ... ... ....... ......... ....... .............. 2 46
Distance mine to consumer over 50 to
6 0 m iles ........... .......... ......... .... ........... 2 74
Distance mine to consumer over 60 to
80 m iles ................ .. .. ........ .......... 3 41
Distance mine to consumer over 80 to
100 m iles ... .... ..... .... ... .. ............... .. 4 21
Per
Extra-service charges C: iLbVtrt
DeUiverles df less than 4 tons..... ... ..... ....... 50
Per tan
Carrying into bins......... ......... ........ ............ 50
W heeling I to bins ...................5....... ..... 5
Trim m ing lI bins... ........................ ..... ... ..... 15
Credit on steam sales. .. ......-..... ....... ........ 15
Credit on domestic sal's .............. .25


Service Trades

NRA Board Announces Fair Trade
Practices for Shoe Reguilding
Industry in Washington, Ind. I

The National Industrial Recovery Board :
has announced approval of a Code of fair q
trade practices for the shoe rebuilding trade
in Washington, Ind. This is the first local.:
Code to be approved since the President .
Executive order of May 26, 1934, suspending
the Nation-wide application of the trade.
practice rules of the service trades Code
until further orders.
That Executive order provides that 85 per .
cent of the members of any service trade In 1
any local area may apply for local fair. .
trade-practice schedules which Would, U pon
approval by the NRA, become binding upon
the entire trade in that district.
This local Code of fair trade practices, ap-
proved in the form adopted by more than'
85 percent of the Washington, Ind., trade,
contains no provisions relating to cost-recov.
ery, price filing, or any other rule which
might tend to fix minimum retail prices, '
bec-ause they did not consider such proni.
sions necessary to protect their interests.
It incorporates the provisions of the Shoe
Rebuilding Trade Code which are now ef.
fective nationally, and which constitute a
Code of labor provisions, and adds a ached.
ule of trade rules which will become effective
December 10 on all members of the shoe '
rebuilding trade in the Indiana city.
The labor provisions applicable to Wash-.
tngton, Ind., set a basic workweek of 48
hours at minimum wages of $15 for shoe
rebuilders, $6 a week and gratuities for
bootblacks, and $13.50 a week for other em-
ployees. Part-time workers must receive at
least 50 cents an hour. No person under 16
years of age may be employed as a bootblackJ
and no one under 17 years in any other'
capacity. I-
One feature of the local Code-is a provi-.
sion regulating hours of shop operation. No
retail outlet of the trade may operate on
Sunday or on any national. State, or local
holiday, nor more than 12 hours a day on
week days, north more than 16 hours on Satur.
day or on the day before a holiday. If any
member of the trade observes another day
than Sunday as the Sabbath and closes ha i
shop that day, he may operate on Sunday,
subject to State and local laws and ordi.
nuances. These restrictions on hours of shop
operation do not apply to shoe-shine service.
Outlets in department stores may elect to
remain open such hours as the store as a
whole operates, and other members of the
trade may operate the same hours.
The hours of store operation are not rig-
Idly fixed, but broadly restricted as to daily
spread. The limits are intended to permit
adequate service to the public and efficient
shop operation, but they will prevent exsces-
sively long shop hours, which the trade has
found unprofitable and the source of bitter
trade disputes and the primary cause of
many labor violations.
Another section of the local Code prohibits..
,any ".attempt to secure an additional charge :I
for' work performed other than that actually.:-
authorized by the customer."
Misleading advertising is forbidden, as are
defamation and disparagement of competl-d
tors, misleading guarantees, and advertising.'
regular prices as "special." Premiums may:
not be used If they involve lottery, commer-:
cial bribery, or fraud. '


Aviation Industry Gets;

Wage Extension
Two extensions, one for 46 days to permit..
members not alrh'eady registered to comply'..I
with registration requirements, and another:.
delaying until February 1, 1935, the time the':
Code Authority shall have to submit for NBA
approval a proposal for adjustment of wages'
above the minimum, has been granted theL..
commercial aviation industry.
The commercial aviation industry is coM-.
posed of a large number of relatively small'
enterprises and is now engaged in the proceSs.
of registration of its membership prior to the!
election of a permanent Code Authority. The'
proposal for the adjustment of wages above.
the minimum was held to be a subject which
should be considered by the permanent Code'
Authority rather than by the temporary if
earning body now functioning.
The Code provides that every member of,
the industry, within 60 days after the.effec'.:
tire date of the Code, or within 10 days after
becoming a member of the industry and an-
nually thereafter, shall register with 1the a-.-'
tional Code Authority his nantle, together.'
with the nature of his business operations
and such other information as may be re-
quired by the National (C'ode Authority. The"
extension just granted gives members uiint
December 26 to register with the Code
Authority.
The minimum wage rates as set forth il-the-
Cbde provide- for $15 per week in centers of
more than 50,000 population or in the iMe_':
diate trade area thereof, and $13 per week i
places of 50,000 population or less. ..











ADMINISTRATIVE


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ii' .BAKING INDUSTRY, Code No. 445: Or.
aer 22, approving methods of mutilation of
"returns. The methods are as follows:
',Returns' sold in bulk and/or for resale.
ac't for human consumption shall, for the
i:pyarposes of this Code, be mutilated as fol-
ilbws: Wrappers and'packages shall be re-
moved. Sliced products shall be made to fall
"apart. Each unsliced product shall be broken
i'n at least half."
iv BIAS TAPE INDUSTRY, Code No. 441,
'Order S, terminating exemption conferred in
.Par, IlI of Administrative Order X-36, re-
quiring members of the industry to contribute
.their proportionate share of code adminis-
'tration costs notwithstanding their principal
;lneof business is in some other industry.
'rDBUSINESS FURNITURE, STORAGE
EQUIPMENT AND FILING SUPPLY IN-
:DUSTRY, Code No. 88: Order 23, terminating
Exemption conferred in Par. IllI of Adminis-
.trative Order X-36, requiring members of
; the industry to contribute their proportionate
share of code administration costs notwith-
. :standing their principal line of business Is In
P'.some other industry.
Order 25, granting a stay of a provision of
Article VI, Section (e), Exhibit C", Di-
'..'visional Supplemental Code for the Steel
I:..hielving industry, for-a period of 90 'days,
':i.nsofar as the. provision applies to transac-
lio.ns with governmental agencies, involving
r-land grant or other special Government
.freight rates.
SCAP AND CLOTH HAT INDUSTRY,
Code No. 457, Order 18, designating uniform
0 ours for the starting and stoppage of work,
*pursuant to the provisions of section 5,
:' article UI of the Code. The order provides
:; the work shall not begin until after 8 a. m.
:and shall not continue after 5 p. m. It also
h-.provides a lunch period for all employees,
:..of 1 hour between 12 o'clock noon and 1
p. m. The order further provides that mem-
L.bere of the industry desiring to use more
Than one shift may do so by notifying the
iCode Authority of the hours in which such
:.Other shift of workers will be employed.
CARPET AND RUG MANUFACTURING
SINDUSTRY, Code No. 202, Order 13, grant-
.:'lIg a stay of the provisions of article VII,
section 17 of the Code, until December 31,
.1934, to the extent that the dollar billed sales
.."of drops by any member of the industry shall
'tDot exceed 15 percent of his dollar billed
Sales of his regular merchandise at his regu-
: lar published list of prices. Order becomes
Effective on November 12, 1934.
CLAY DRAIN TILE MANUFACTURING
INDUSTRY, Code No. 364, Order 8, approv-
iAug list of occupations deemed hazardous in
*.nature and detrimental to the health of per-
'.f'n'a' under 18 years of age.
COCOA AND CHOCOLATE MANUFAC-
fTURING INDUSTRY, Code No. 464, Order
0, denying application of the Wilbur-Sucliard
iGeolate Co., Lititz, Pa., for exemption from
-the provisions of article IV, section 1, of the
*Code.
:COMMERCIAL AVIATION INDUSTRY,
.'.Code-No. 513, Order 5, extending the time
0fsr compliance with the provisions of article
-.VI, sections 1 and 2, of the Code. The
.order grants an extension of 45 days after
Rh. expiration of the 60-day period prescribed
inB said article.
"COMMERCIAL AVIATION INDUSTRY,
"::Code No 513, Order 6. extending time for
iSbmission of proposal for adjustment In
Swages Extension is granted to February 1,
1, '935.
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, Code No.
2.4, Order 44, denying application of the
N:Oew Haven Road Construction Co., Inc., New
,a.ven, Conn.. for exemption from the pro-
,iai0ns of article III. section 12 B, subsection
Ot, f the Code.
CORDAGEE AND TWINE INDUSTRY,
:Code No. 303, Order 14, granting application
i the Thomas.Jefferson & Son Co., Rending,
i, for exemption from the provisions of
'i:rttcle v'I, section 7, of the Code until the


fulfillment of pre-Code contracts expiring
December 1, 1934.
COTTON GARMENT INDUSTRY, Code
No. 118, Order 154, granting application of
Kaylon, Inc., Baltimore, Md., for exemption
from the provisions of article III, section A,
and article V, section A, of the Code, to the
extent that it be permitted to-operate its
plant and work the employees ,thereof 8
hours overtime weekly from the date of this
order until November 30, 1934, provided such
overtime is paid for at the rate of one and
one-half times the normal rate of pay. Order
is dated November 16, 1934.
Order 155,.denying application of the Stand-
ard Overall Co., Inc., of Martinsville, Va.,
for exemption from the provisions of article
IV, sections (A) and (C).of the Code.
Order 156, granting application of Super-
Dux Co., of Detroit, Mich., for exemption
from the provisions of article III, section A,
and article V, section 4, of the Code, to the
extent, that it be' permitted to operate its
plant and work the employees thereof 8 hours
overtime weekly for a period of 2 weeks, pro-
vided such overtime is paid for at the rate
of one and one-half times the normal rate
of pay.
Order 157, granting application of Ford,
Inc., Sr. Paul, MInn., for exemption from the
provisions of article III, section A, of the
Code, to the extent that it is permitted to
employ its cutters and cutting-room em-
ployees 8 hours overtime weekly until No-
vember 30, 1934, provided such overtime .is
paid for at the rate of one and one-half times
the normal rate of pay.
Order 158, granting application of Soo
Woolen Mills, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., for
exemption from the provisions of article III,
section A, of the Code, to the extent that it
is permitted to employ its cutters and cutting-
room employees 8 hours overtime on Novem-
ber 3, 10, and 17, provided such overtime is
paid for at the rate of one and one-half times
the normal rate of pay.
Order 159, granting application of Scully
Bros., Los Angeles, Calif., for exemption
from the provisions of article III, section A,
and article V, section A, of the Code, to the
extent that it be permitted to operate its
plant and work the employees thereof 8
hours overtime weekly from the date o this
order until November 30, 1934, provided such
.overtime is paid for at the rate of one and
one-half times the normal rate of pay. Order
is dated November 16, 1934.
Order 160, granting application 'of W. Shan-
house Sons, Inc., Rockford, Ill., for exemp-
tion from the provisions of article III, sec-
tion A, and article V, section A, of the Code.
to the extent that it is permitted to operate
its plant and work the employees thereof 6
hours overtime weekly from the date of this
order until November 30, 1934, provided such
overtime is, paid for at the rate of one and
one-half times the normal rate of pay. Order
is dated November 19, 1934.
COTTON GARMENT INDUSTRY, Code
No. 118S, Order 167, extending the date to
January 1, 1935, on which report by the Com-
mission on contractors shall be made.
CRUSHED STONE, SAND AND
GRAVEL, AND SLAG INDUSTRIES, Code
No. 109, Order 53, terminating exemption
conferred In paragraph III of Administrative
Order X-36, requiring members to contribute
their proportionate share of code-administra-
tion expense notwithstanding their principal
line of business Is in some other %industry,
provided, however, that those members whose
principal line of business is in some other
industry and whose average monthly pro-
duction under the Crushed Stone, Sand and
Gravel. and Sing Industries for the period
on which assessments are based amount to
less than $100 shall not be affected by this
order.
Order 54, establishing permissive areas
within the State of Ohio in which an ample
supply of the products of the industries gov-
erned by 'the Code is claimed to be economl-
callyv available, as follows: Permissive Area
No. 1-Hamilton County shall be permissive
for sand and gravel only. Cleremont County
shall be permissive for crushed stone only.
permissive Area No. 3-this area shall be
permissive for sand and gravel only. Per-


SOfficial Orders of NRA Relating
s ~ to Particular Codes
THE Blue Eagle prints in each issue summaries of administrative
S. orders, interpretations, appointments, and bylaws approved by the
National Industrial Recovery Board.
Official orders are of two types, final and provisional. Where an order
.is provisional, the time within which objections may be filed is indicated
" below.
All protests against provisional orders should be addressed to National
.Recovery Administration, Washington, D. C., attention Deputy Admin-
istrator for Code concerned; and such protests should be received before
final date indicated.
(For Code approvals, amendments, interpretations, budgets and
assessments, bylaws, Code Authority members, and trade complaints and
other committees, see elsewhere.)


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missive Area No. 4-Fayette County shall be LUMBER AND TIMBER PRODUCTS ...,
permissive for crushed stone only: Permis- INDUSTRIES, Code No. 9, Order 241, grant--;.:
sive Area No. 6-this area shall be per- ing application of the Ross Manufacturing'4Zf.
,issive for sand and gravel only. Permis- Co., of Eufala, Ala., for exemption from theN,
reasonable costs established by Adminlstiis.:1;
sive Area No. 7-this area sball1 be permissive ".^ %..:ene
sive Area No. 7--this area shall be permissive live Order No. 9-46, only to the extent neces-
for sand and gravel only. Permissive Area sary to sell or offer to sell or otherwise dip-a
No. 9 shall be permissive for crushed stone pose of a stock of approximately 4,000 dozen I`
only. This order shall become effective 10 No. 2 improved balf-bushel tubs at, not less'
days after issuance. Order is dated Novemn- than. $0.75 per dozen and 800 dozen No.,- 1 .
her 19, 1934. improved bushel tuba at not less than $1;s
,' per dozen. .
DOG FOOD INDUSTRY, Code No. 450, Order 244, establishing revisions of the rea-;
Order 9, granting a stay of 90 days from sonable costs and rules and regulations 'fo:r
September 9, 1934, of the provisions of article their application set forth in exhibits n6st."
X, section 1, of the Code. 14, 15, 25-A, 25-S, and 27, entitled Lumber'i
\ Code Authority Bulletins, VoL II, nos. 16i,- '*'r
ELEVATOR. MANUFACTURING DVI- 27-A, 27-S, and 29" of Administrative Order
SION, Code No. 244 C, Order 8, granting No. 9-46. '
application of the Westinghouse Electric Ele- MEDIUM AND LOW PRICED JEW:"
vator Co., 3001 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, ELRY MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY,-
Pa., for exemption from the provisions of Code No. 175: Order 20, granting exemptionj;
article III, section 2, subsection B, of chapter to the Mondaine Products Corporation, 20'
I, as incorporated in the Supplementary Code West Twentieth Street, New York City, from&l.
for the Elevator Manufacturing Division of the provisions of.article III, section 3, of th6i&,
Code, to the extent that it is permitted 'to
the Construction Industry by the provisions work its skled employees Lun the necesadyi
of article V of the Supplemenary Code. The departments of its business not to exceed 54a2.
order provides that this exemption is only hours per week on condition that not e
for the period of time necessary to complete than time aid one-third the regular rate isj"
the installation of escalators in the Wood- paid each employee for all hours worked over'!,
ward & Lothrop Department Store, Washing- 40 per week. This exemption will terminate


SoeeTh40te1 per wek Thisth~ exmpio w1I erint
ton, D. C., and shall terminate on November November 22, 1934, unless extended by further:.kT:
16, 1934. The order further provides that order. ..
all other provisions of the Supplementary Order 31, granting exemption to SBuch
Code must be complied with and that the ap- baum & Co., 243 East Huron Street, Chicago
plicant shall not be permitted to work its Ill., from the provisions of article III, section":-
employees in excess of 56 hcurs per week on 3, of the Code, to The extent that it is pe:-";,
this project, and that it shall pay aU em- mitted to work its skilled employees in the..!
ployees at the rate of at least double their polishing, punch press, plating, and ename'Uingh-.,X
normal hourly rate of pay for all hours departments not to exceed 54 hours per week o-
worked in excess of 40 hours per Week on on condition that not less than time and one-.'
this project. third the regular rate is paid each employee '
FILING SUPPLY INDUSTRY, Code No. for all hours worked over 40 per week. This'.'
88 B, Order 3, granting a stay of the pro- exemption terminates on November 22, 1934, "'Yi
visions of article IV, section 6, paragraph (i), unless extended by further order. .
of the Code for a period of 6. months from Order 22, granting exemption toe Trifaril'T,
August 29, 1934. Krussman & Fishal, Inc., 377 Fifth Avenue
Augst29 19New York City, from the provisions of article;.
FORGED TOOL MANUFACTURING IN-3 I, section 3, of the Code, to the extent that-,::
DUSTRY, Code No. 84 I: Order 9, terminat- ft is permitted to work Its skilled employees'"-
Ing exemption conferred in paragraph II of in the stonesetting, casting, plating, stampin.ug ..
Administrative Order X-36, requiring all polishing, examining, and shipping depart-iA
members to contribute their proportionate ments not to exceed 54 hours per week on-
share of code-administration expenses, not- condition' that not less than time and one-half.'
tcwithstanding their principal line of business the regular rate is paid each employee for a il
is in some other industry. However, this hours worked over 40 per week. This ex-.i
termination shall apply only to those whoa emption terminated on November 22, 19 3,Th
manufacture thd products of the industry for unless extended by further order. ._..:
sale assuch. Order 23, granting exemption to the fol- -r
lowibg firms from the provisions of article..d,,o
FUR DEALING TRADE, Code No. 381, III, section 3, of the Code, to the extent that.-1%
Order 12, terminating exemption conferred each is permitted to work its skilled em":
in paragraph III of Administrative Order ployecs in the department or departmient''*s
X-36, requiring all members to contribute enumerated, not to exceed 54 hours per week '
their proportionate share of code-administra- on condition that not less than time and one-.
tion costs, notwithstanding their principal third the regular rate. is paid each employee. ;:-.
line of business Is in some other industry, for all hours worked over 40 per week:- :i"
This order shall in no case be construed as A. Micallef & Co., 59 Page Street, Provi-":f
,being in contravention of the provisions of deRce, R. I., skilled employees, in the drop.
Administrative Order X-78. press and bench hands departments; Wellser'
Order 13, amending Administrative Order Manufacturing Co., Attieboro, Mass., skilled, %-'
381-9 by inserting the words "Section 9; employees in the polishing, bench hands,3,-
subsection 1 (d), of such Code" in lieu of press, drill, and lathe departments; Stqrn sh-a *
the words "Section 11 (f), of such Code"' Co., Providence, R. I., skilled employees in ".
where such words appear in said order. ,the polishing, coloring, tool making, foot..
APARTU Dpress, power press, bench hands, and plating.:.
GAS APPLIANCES AND APPARATUS departments; Samsan Co., 144 Pine Street, '..
INDUSTRY, Code No. 134, Order 22, denying Providence, R. I., skilled employees in the. ,
application of the Peerless Manufacturing polishing and coloring departments; Heller .iR
Co., Louisville, lKy., for exemption from the & Co., 116 Chestnut Street, Providence, R. I.,..
provisions of the Code relating to overtime skilled employees in the ring making and:i'i
as contained on page 426 of the Code. polishing departments. This exemption shall .,
ICE INDUSTRY, Code No. 43, Order 61, terminate on November 22, 1934, unless el- ,S



Bolivar Tenn. Contnded y fuprthe ore. n. ogIln iy ^
granting application of People's Ice Do., tended by further order. .
Minor, N. Dak., to erect and operate an ice- MAYONNAISE INDUSTRY, Code No. :i
manufacturing plant of a capacity not to 349: Order 17, granting exemption from the.
exceed 30 tons daily, in the city of Minot, provisions of article IX, sections 1 and 2, of.',
N. Dak. the Code, to the following: McCormick & Co,:."
Order 52, granting application of Beare Ice Baltimore, Md.; Swift & Co., Jersey City, .:. '
& Coal, Co. for permission to erect and oper- N. J.; Jane B. Smith & Co., Chicago, Ill.
ate a 15-ton ice-manufacturing plant at Fred Wolferman, Inc., Kansas City, Mo .; .
Bolivar, Ten. Conoway Import Co., Inc., Long Island City,
Order 53, granting application of Fred N.Y.: Ivanhoe Foods, Inc., Auburn, N. Y.*
Douma, Alton, Iowa, to erect and operate an and George C. Shaw Co., Portland, Maine,-
ice-manufacturing plant of a capacity not to to the extent that Fred Wolferman Inc. .
exceed 4 tons daily, in the town of Alton, Jane B. Smith & Co., Swift & Co.. and
Iowa. George C. Shaw shall be exempted for a
S period of 60 days, said exemption to terml-
LACE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY, ate 4n November 29, 1934. McCormick &
Code No. 6, Order 16, granting application Co., Ivanhoe Foods, Inc., and Conway t
of August Graewie, 1301 St. Vincent Street, port Co., Inc., shall be exempted for a period..
Castor Gardens, Philadelphia, Pa., for a cer- of 90 days, said exemptions to terminate.on.
tiilcate to allow him to install four Barmen December 29, 1934, provided that the exemPC .-;.
lace machines in accordance with article XII, t-ions granted shall not extend to the use :
section 2, of the Code. any odd-sized containers purchased after the A..: V.
tIGHT SEWriNG INDUSTRY EXCEPT effective date of the Code.




administer S hEWN INDUSR EXC t E PLg T Swn ~ NUTY o
GARMENTS, Code No. 226, Order 42, ter- PAINT, VARNISH, AND LACQUERn '
minatlng exemption conferred in paragraph MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY, Code 'No..-,'
Hl of Administrative Order X-36 upon any 71: Order 561, approving plan of having the.
member of the Fabric Auto Equipment Divi- National Industrial Recovery Bard handle ..
sion of this industry, whose principal line of all labor complaints arising from violations
business is in some other industry, to the ex- of the provisions of the Code.
tent that members tvhose net sales of prod- PAPER DISTRIBUTING TRADE, C0de 621!
ucts of the Fabric Auto Equipment Division No. 176: Order 27, approving application.of.:g,
during the year 1933 amounted to $16,000 or the Code Authority for permission to pro-I
more are. no longer exempted from paying cure certain reports from members of t..ef"
their propdrtioiate. share of the costs of trade.
administering the Code for the Light ;ewing PAPER AND PULP INDUSTRY, Code
Industry Excdpt Garments. No. 120: Order 34, amending Administra,.
LIMESTONE INDUSTRY, Code No. 113, tive Order No. 120-28 by correcting typo-
Order 25, extending the effective period of graphical error. The words "of Adminis-
allowable cost formula until January 15, trative Order X-36 dated May 26, 1934, upon..:
1935. (Contmnued on pagae column I)
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... (Continued from page 5)
a':. ny member" were Inadvertently omitted
'.. from that order, specifically after the words
iy.."paragraph 111" appearing in the fifth line
..' *ot the last paragraph of the order.
'i PLUMBING CONTRACTING DIVISION
,QOF THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY1
:'i.Code No. 244 I: Order 14, granting applica-
.ti.on of the Master Plumbers of Berkeley
"i,''County, W. Va., for exemption from the pro-
. -,1visions- of article III, section I (b), of chap-
i,5,tJer X of the Code for a period of 6 months
.1tfirom the date of 'the order, provided that
during sdid 6 months the members of this
ft-division shall pay skilled mechanic employees
"'not less than 90 cents per hour and shall pay
'unskilled. employees not less than 45 cents
'0.S hour for all labor performed within the
.i diflnltion of chapter X. The order also pro-
-:.vides thai no member shall be entitled to
the benefits of this exemption unless be shall
i keep a record of the total hours of labor
.performed by himself, and/or his employees
..P'.2 during the said 6-month period, and the total
-i:. wages paid by him to his employees during
'tM.the period, together with the rates of. pay
s.therefor. The order further provides that
KI-.not- less than 60 days from the expiratiofi of
3the 6-mionth period, members of this division
claiming benefit of the exemption shall sub-
r. mat to the Depqty Administrator in charge
i..of 'the Construction Code, a report on. the
'conditions of employment within Berkeley
i!f County pertaining to work performed within
'..the definitions of chapter. X, and also that
.;-;due publication of this exemption shall be
.giyen in a paper or papers having general'.
!..-circulation in the county. This order shall
r' nqt become effective until proof is submitted
of such publication to the Deputy Adminis-
trator and until 15 days after date of 'final
-publication. The order is dated November
c: 620,' 1934.

PREFORMED PLASTIC PRODUCTS IN-
DUSTRY, Code No. 359: Order 11, rermlnat-
i:tng exemption conferred in paragraph III of
;Administrative Order X-36, requiring *all
..:members' to contribute their proportionate
.share of the costs of administering the Code,
notwithstandingdig their principal line of busi-
-iness is in some other industry.

RETAIL FOOD AND GROCERY TRADE,
C:":Oode No. 182: Order 42, granting exemption
t ht e Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., of,
:.,;iAkron, Ohio, from the provisions of article
"''W--ection 6; of the Code, to the extent that
t;h'.is exemption shall apply only to one em-
J." -l0oyee, namely, Alfred Godfrey.. The effec-
Li, ttve date of the order is November 16, 1934,
"j and shall be limited to the duration of the
:'current college year of the college attended
"- by this employee.


Code. This exemption is effective on date
of signing of the ordcr, which is November
14, 1034.
Order 248, denying application of Perkins
Brothers Company Associated Stores, Dallas,
Tex., for exemption from the provisions of
article V, section 1, of the Code.
Order 249, denying application of Perry,
Inc., of Louisville, Ky., for exemption from
the provisions of article. VI, section 1, of the
Code.
Order 251, granting a stay of the provi-
sions of article V, section 1, and article V,
section 4 (d), of the Code for the period
from November 1, 1934, to January 1, 1935.
SECONDARY ALUMINUM INDUSTRY,
Code No. 268: Order 11, approving list of
occupations deemed hazardous or detrimental
to the health of persons under 18 years of
age.
SHIPBUILDING AND SHIPREPAIR-
ING INDUSTRY, Code No. 2: Order 24,
granting a further extension of the provi-
sions of section 3, subsection (o), of the
Code, for a 30-day period from November 5,
.1934, only to the extent of exempting de-
signers and mold loftmen, provided they shall
not be permitted to work in excess of 44
hours Der week and that all' time worked in
excess of 36 hours shall be compensated for
at the rate of one and one-half times the
regular hourly rate.
Order 25, granting temporary exemption
to the Marietta Manufacturing Co., Point
Pleasant, W. Va., from the provisions of
paragraph 3, subparagraph (a), of the Code,
as amended. This exemption is for a 90-day
period from the date of the order, November
17, 1934, and Is applicable only to the extent
of permitting employees engaged in the
traded of pipe coverers, sheet-metal workers,
and their helpers to be worked a maximum
6f 40 hours In any week during this 90-day.
period,' provided these employees are com-
pensated at the rate of not less than one
and one-half times the regular hourly rate
of pay for time worked in excess of 36 hours
in any week.
SHOE SHANK MANUFACTURING IN-
DUSTRY, Code No. 84 F: Order 8, terminat-
ing exemption conferred in paragraph III
of Administrative Order X-36 requiring all
members to contribute their proportionate
share of the costs of administering the sup-
plementary Code. Thls termination shall
apply only to those who manufacture the
products of the industry for sale as such.
TEXTILE PROCESSING INDUSTRY,
Code No. 235: Order. 21, 'granting exemption
to the Phoenix Dye Works, 1963 Southport
* Avenue. Chicago. 111.. from the provisions


:. RETAIL SOLID FUELINDUSTRY, Code of article I, section 1, of the Code.
d\ RETAIL SOLID FUEL INDUSTRY, Code
: i"No. 280: Order 95 A, approving lowest rea- VITREOUS ENAMELED WARE MANU-
i'-. sonable costs as determined by Divisional FACTITRING INDUSTRY, Code No. 84 Q 1:
C'"'Obde Authority No. 12 for .Baltimore, How- Order 5, granting a stay of certain provisions
ard, and Harford Counties, Baltimore City, of article V, rule J, of the Code, for a period
and that portion of Anne Arundel County -of 6 months from the date of this order to
1' ..within 5 miles of the corporate 'limits,-of the extent of permitting the granting of
i' .Baltimore, Md. terms and payment to all classes of trade
M,,"' Order 99, approving 'lowest reasonable not more favorable than 2 percent 10 days
*f costs as determined for division' 26 for the E. 0. M., net 60 days from date of Invoice.
Chicago, Ill., trade area. The order is dated November 16, 1984.
i.-0 Order 99 A, apprdving- lowest reasonable Order 6, granting application bof Vollrath
:* costs as determined by Divisional Code AU' Co., Sheboygan, Wis., for exemption from the
-'..ithority No. 18, for the Birmingham, Ala., labor provisions of the supplementary Code
^*- trade area. to the extent that it shall be allowed to con-
','" Order 99 C, disapproving cost determlna- duct a 'school for foremen 1 hour per week
4,i tion made by Divisional Code Authority No. without said additional hour being counted
8.. S for the Herkimer, Madison, and Oneida qs part of -the 40 hours 'allowable per week
:Counties, N. Y., trade area. under the Code for employees, it being under-
.":'4 Order 100, approving lowest reasonable N stood that the foremen, during the time of
''"costa as determined by Divisional Code,'Au the school hours, shall not be engaged in any
^.thority No. 29 for the trade area covering actual processing operations.'
B; elolt and Janesville, Wis...-,
Belot ad JaesvlleWin. ,WOOD PLUG INDUSTRY, Code No. 115:
SOrder 101, disapproving cost 'determination WOOD PLUG INDUSTRY, Code No 115
-m.ade by Divisional Code Authority No. 3 Order 12, terminating exemption conferred
r the St. Lawrence County, N. Y., trade in paragraph III of Administrative Order
ratea 102 weX. X-36 requiring all members to contribute-
102 B disaroi t dtrina their'proportionate share of the costs of ad-
in. mrder Dis inal eode tyiNo: ministering the'Code, 'notwithstanding their
Ws:'o e f y D n, a, Cde Otari No principal line of business Is. In some other
N. Y., trade area. try or trade.
,. Order 105, approving lowest reasonable
'costs for division No. 12 for the trade areas
covered by Frederick, Washington, Dor- Tra Practice Corm
I Chlest'er, Wicomico, Kent, Cecil, Carroll, and T a ra i C-
1 Anne Arundel Counties in the State of Mary- plain PIan A ppdr
i: land, except that part of Anne Arundel nl s lL 1 ansL approve
'. County included within the Baltimore City
t .trade area. The National Industrial Recovery Board
j2.# Order 106, disapproving cost determination approved, during the past week, plan* for
S' *made by DIvisIonal Code Authority' No. 11 the organization of agencies and procedure
.-t..'f6r trade area No. 2 and trade area No. 3, for the handling of trade-practice complaints
.K". 'Delaware arising within the following industries:
.;"; Order 1l10, denying application of the Cast Iron Soil Pipe Industry.
*Y.Prince Street Fdel Yard, Georgetown, S. C., Clay Drain Tile Manufacturing Industry.
fr' .or exemption from the provisions of article Cork Industry.
SIV sections 4 and 6. Domestic Freight Foriwardlng Industry.
Lye Industry.
RETAIL TRADE, Code No.'60: Order 247, Macbtue Tool and Equipment Distributing
Granting exemption to Erlanger's, East Liver- Trade.
.." pool Ohio, from the provisions of article V. Metal Window Industry.
w. section 1, of the Code to the extent that it School Supplies and Equipment Trade (a
-be permitted to work one employee unlimited ds ple i ntTrade(a
t hours due, to the employee's physical dis- divon of the wolesalin or distributing
;,' ability to work within the provisions of this trade). Idsr .
".'.article. The ordet provides that the weekly Shoe Shank Manufacturing Industry.
Swages of this employee, at all times, shall be Steam Heating Equipment Industry.
equal to or exceed the minimum weekly wage Tubular Split and Outside Pronged Rivet
& prescribed in article VI, section 1, of the Manufacturing Industry.
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Freear, San Francisco, Calif.; and R. M.
Swift, Philadelphia, Pa.
RETAIL JEWELRY TRADE (Greeley,
Colo., Trade Area).-Larlmer County, 0. H.
Hodson and L. H. Hoffman. of Fort Collins.
Boulder County, J. S. Bentley, F. D. Pierce,
and J. R. Crouder, Boulder; H L. Rosencrans,
Longmont; and H. C. Marshal, Longmont.
Clearcreek County, Bill Jones, Idaho Springs.
Jeffersqn County, Clyde Gregery, Golden.
Arapahoe County, Littleton Jewelry Co., Lit-
tleton. Adams Cofunty, J. R. Faulkner,
Brighton. Morgan County, A. H. Price, Fort
Morgan, and E. A. Evans, Brush. Logan
County, Mr. Romlnger and Dale Hutchison,
both of Sterling. Sedgwick County, W. F.
Ransel, Julesburg. Phillips County, R.- N.
Whlie, Holyoke. Yuma County, J. C. Gra-
ham, Wray. Washington County, 0. J. Hoyt,
Akron. .'
RETAIL TRADE (Local Retail Code Au-
thority for Louisville, Ky.).-W. Reed Em-
bry, Robert J. McKim, S. Chase Boldt, R. W.
Hardesty, S. L. Ditto, Ernest Eskind, Harry
W. Schacter, William I. Gazan, Percy J.
Loevenhart, Arnold H. Levy, Ralph W.
Lobred, J. C. Fisher, J. C. Fedler, Jr., W. H.
Berry, Charles S. Cusher. Arthur Unglaub,
Ed Korb. and G. C. Doty.
RETAIL TRADE (Local Retail Code Au-
thority for Charleston, W. Va.).-Albert
Schwabe, George L. Coyle; C. B. Woodrum,
Roy S. Samms, W. C. Best. J. Van Eana-
naam, S. H. Galperin. Phil May, Miss C. I.
Coffey, George 3J. Huber, John 0. Arter,


Joseph Popp, F. 0. Major, Harry Bedwil;
Mrs. Okey B. Johnson, and J. H. Smallrldt'
RETAIL TRADE (Local Retail Code As.
thority for Pawtucket, R. I.).-Wllllam J.
McDevitt, chairman, to succeed George,.,'.t
Cummings. :'
RETAIL TRADE (Local Retail Code Au-.
thority for Hanover, Pa.).-H. M. ',Git
chairman. '45
TANK CAR SERVICE INDUSTRY.,:
J. H. Bradsbaw, vice R. H.-Davenport. :
TRANSIT INDUSTRY.-F. R. PhUlpA,,:
chairman, Pittsburgh, Pa.: Charles Gordo03i
secretary, New York, N. Y.; W. A. Drapeib
Cincinnati, Ohio; T. J. McGill, Minneapl,.
Minn.; A. W. Sperry, Danbury, Conn.; W. D.,"
Mahon, Detroit, Mich.; and Boyd GarbittMI
Philadelphla, Pa.
WHOLESALE MONUMENTAL MAI1
BLE INDUSTRY (Members Representing"
Geographical Divisions).-Division 1, H. 0
Moore, Proctor, Vt. Division 2, H. L. LtcBd *
field, Tate, Ga. Division 3, A. J. Mayeti..
Carthage, Mo. E. A. McCaoless, Canton, 0G'
and James O'Bryant, Lee. Mass., inemlrs,
chosen by the three representatives of 0 '
graphical divisions.
WOOD PRESERVING INDUSTRY.-;
J. D. Latimer, Galveston, Tes A .. K Kue,..
Louisville, Ky.; A. E Larki, MlMnne0PlA1
Minn.; A. W. Armstrong, Pittsbargh, ra.
J. S. Penney, St. Louis, Mo.; H. S. orrocki
Seattle. Wash.: S. W. Labrot, Jr., ew 0r"
leans, La.; and J. R. Coolidge, Boston,


ORDERS Continued



Code Authority 5 Jewelry Code I

Members Approved Amendmn
The. National Industrial Recovery Board m ents: :.
approved, during the past week, the fullow-
ing selections and appointments of Code An- Five amendments to the Retail Jewelry
thority members: Trade Code, covering about 21,o000 rs
With a total of 60,000 employees1 have yee,
BUTTON JOBBERS' ORWHOLE- approved by the National Industra
SALERS' TRADE.-SoI Rosenthal and Har- cover Board. Three change-labor provi.
ris J. Lipman, both of New York, to represent sius, one forbids a retail Jeweler to copy
members of the trade who are not members another's original design for 6 months, if the
of the recognized trade associadona. design is properly registered, 'and another
COATED ABRASIVES INDUSTRY.- regulates advertisements of Installment offem
Excluding E. B. Gallaher, Clover Manufac- The installment advertising rule follows,
turning Co., Norwalk, Conn., for the reason "Advertisements offering merchandise f r
that that company has lost the right .to dis- sale on installment-paymedt plans shall
play NRA insigulnia for violation of the wage- 'clearly and unequivocally state the CaShi
and-hour provisions of the PRA, and the price, and separately in one total amount, ai
violation has not yet been adjusted: Interest charges and all other charges which
CORNCOB PIPE INDUSTRY.-R. M. are added to the price at which such mdr.
Strutz, Boonville, Mo.; E. H. Otto, Jr., Wash- chandise will be sold for cash, and/or which
Lagln, o.;andLeoBirshiWasingonmust be paid in excess of the cash price is
ington, Mo.; and Leo Hirschl, Washington, order to obtain title to- the merehand
Mo. advertised."
ELECTRO-PLATING AND METAL POL- One of the labor amendments requires that
ISHING, AND METAL FINISHING IN- professional persons exempt from the mexj.
DUSTRY (District No. 12, Chicago).-F. 3. mumbhodr provisions are to receive the 'nlL .
Banlon, IR. J. Nicholson, James McVittil,. mum wage required for executives. This will'
H. E. Delevitt, C. J. Barry, Jr., Albert Young, apply largely to. artists engaged on desif
and H. S. Sandberg, all of Chicago. work.
FURNITURE MANUFACTURING IN- ~Another permits "especially skiledM &-
FURNITURE MANUFACTURING IN- ployees-watchmakers, engravers, and other.
DUSTRY.-H. W. Koehn, Buffalo, N. Y., to highly trained-to- work without regard to
represent the National Association of Manu- the Code's maximum hour limitation ding
acturers of Wood Office Desks and Tables, peak seasons, provided they are paid for over.
rice A. H. Strange, resigned. time at one and one-half the regular rate,
AUTOMOTIVE PARTS AND EQUIP- and if it is impossible to obtain others to do
MENT MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY.- the necessary skilled work.
Frederick J.' Haynes as administration mem- The third labor amendment revises the
ber, to serve during the pleasure of the Na- limitation of the p number of employees who
4onal Industrial Recovery Board. may work unrestricted hours, despite the
COUNTRY (QRAIN ELEVATOR INDUS- above.- This amendment carries a formula
TRY (Oklahoma State Code Authority).- worked out according to the number of
C. T. James, chairman, Gage; M. 3r. Church, workers in each shop.
rice chairman, Jet tBen Feuquay, secretary-
reasurer, Enid; E. J. Clark, Marshall; Gor-
ion Hayton, Billings; Harry Palacek, Enid;
and Merle Howard, Enid. Code Authority By.
FISHERY INDUSTRY (Preparing and A ro e '
Wholesaling Division).-North Middle At- laws Approved
lantic, Southeast, Gulf South, southern sec- E n -
tion of the Southwest area, and. the Midwest Chemical Engineering Equipment Industry-
areas. The term of office of the temporary a division of the machinery and allied.
executive'commlttees is extended until the products industry (with exceptions).
effective date of the proposed supplementary. Commercial Aviation Industry (with confdi.
Codes for the division in each case. tions). .
FOOD AND GROCERY DISTRIBUTORS'Corn Cob Pipe Industry (with exceptions).
Domestic Freight Forwarding Industry,
CODE AUTHORITY FOR DOUGLAS, (with conditions).
ARIZ.-F. A. Paxton, B. D. Uadnot, J. R. Fur Dressing and Fur Dyeing Industy.
Keyes, J. D. Cooper, and G. 0. Bohannon. Graphic Arts Industries. Bylaws of the
MA'NUFACTURING'AND WHOLESALE Joint National Code Authority for the
SURGICALt1NDUSTRY.-Col. F. S. Dickin- nonmetropolitan publishing and printing,
son, Rutherford, N. J.; E. J. Sovatkin, and daily newspaper publishing and print-
Brooklyn, N. Y.; Morgan Parker, Danbury, ing.industries.
3oan.; John MacGregor,' Needham, Mass.; Pulp and Paper Machinery Industry-a dl.
Benjamin Hirsch, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Henry vision of the machinery and allied prod-
M. Dean, New York, N. Y.; and Harry B. ucts industry (with'condition).
Houghton, Jr., Akron, Ohio. Railway Car Building Industry (with excep-.'
NATIONAL FOOD AND GROCERY tonss.
DISTRIBUTORS' CODE AUTHORITY.- Refrigerating Machinery, Industry.
C. Y. Early, Browuwood, Tex., to represent Retail Solid Fuel Industry-Division IL
the Ufnited States Wholesale Grocers' Asso- Delaware (with exceptions).
*iatlon, vice W. P. Benson, resigned. Retail Solid Fuel Industry-Division 2
PUBLIC SEATING INDUSTRY.-V. L Cleveland (with exceptions).
PUBIC EATNG NDUTRY--V L.Secondary Steel Products Warehousing Trade*
WVills, Grand Rapids, Mich.;, E. F. DeLong, Secodary Stee o ts Warehousing Trae
Philadelphia, Pa.; F. J. Gingerick, riqrth (with exceptions).
'hildelhia Pa; F J. ingnic, Nq~i Steam. Heating Equipment Industry.
Manchester, Ind.; 0. E. Moeser, Port Wash- S- HeatlngEqMuiment Idun str .
agtou,'Wis.; G. W. Hambrook, Chicago, Il].; suponated Manufacturing Idstr
S6th Heywood, Boston, Mass.; and E. S. (witha exceptions).
rwin, Grand Rapids, Michi. Tc and Soapstone. Industry Ltions).
RESILIENT FLOORING CONTRACT- Transit Industry (with conditions). '
NG DIVISION OF.THE CONSTRUCTION Wholesale Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, Alledaiti
NDUSTRY.-The following members to Kindred Products Trade-a division of*'t
present the National Resilient Flooring wholesaling or distributing trade. ..
Lssociatlon: C. L. Hammel, Cleveland, Ohio; Wood Turninig and Shaping Industries. *,
'reed W. Fulton, Washington. D. C.; .Philip









ertilizer Grades

Are Approved in

SFour States.
SThe Nationalf Industrial Recovery Board
."* approved fertilizer grades for Texas,
:. 1oldsiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas.
. ie fertilizer industry's Code provides that
'to eliminate waste and reduce the cost of
'- facture" uniform grades may be estab-
lip'ed for various areas and that "sale of
axed fertilizer not conforming to grades
0 establlsbed shall be considered an unfair
p*de practice, provided that the sale of spe-
idal formulas or special ingredients in stand-
;rl formulas may be made to satisfy bona
Ade.orders of customers."
.Grades approved by the Board were pre-
pied 6y fertilizer manufacturers and by agrl-
elitural omiclals in each of the four States.
.Areport to the Board said the grades repre-
_ie.ln effect, the official lists enforced by
$tate agricultural authorities under the sev-
1 State laws."
'The grades are listed by the parts, In the
eier given, of nitrogen, phosphoric acid, and
"ptah. A grade "4--S-6" would indicate
''parts of nitrogen, 8 parts of phosphoric
idd; and 6 parts of potash. The approved
iraadN foUow:
".' For Texas
.i. 0-12-4 4-12-4 0-27-9
i,- 0-15-6 5-15-5 10-10-0
3-10-3 6- 9-3 10-20-10
.. 4- 8-4 6-10-7 10- 0-10
t', 4- 8-6 6-12-6 "8- 8-6*
., 4- 8-10 6-18-6 6- 6-4*
''.. 4-10-0 8-24-8 15- 0-00"
4-10-7 9-18-1E
:.^'@TentatUye for I year only. **A mixturJ of
'troegen materials.
A-. For Louisiana
0-12-4 4- 8-10 8- 8-0
4.- 0-14-10 4-10-7 E- 8-8
D 0-15-6 4-12-4 10-20-10
.. 3- 8-10 4-12-8 5-10--4*
3-10-3 5- 8--S 2- 8-8a
3-10-5 5-15-5 12- 8-0'
4- 8-4 6-10-7 8- 8-6'
4-8-6 6-12-6 6- 6-4*
10- 0-10 6- 9-3 15- 0-0"*
Tentative for 1 year only. **A mixture of
..hitirogen materials.
For Mississippi
3- 8-5 4-12-4 6-6-6
3-10-3 5-15-5 10-0-10'
4- 8-4 6- 8-4 15-'0-0"
4- "-6 6-10-7
4- 8-8 6- 12-6
4-10-7 10-20-10
..'Tentative for 1 year only. **A mixture of
a nitrogen materials.
. For Arkansas
.i 0-12-4 -4-12-4 2-12-2
2-10-2 5-15--5 6-10-7
S2-12-6 6- 8-12 10- 0-10
3-10-3 6-12-6 5-10-10'
4- 8-4 10-20-10 15- 0-0"*
4-'8-6
S 4- 8-10
''Tentativre for I year- only. *"A minixture of
uitrogpn materials.


Interpretation

:Earthenware Manufacturing
*:ndstry No. 322-19 and
tChinaware and Porcelain
SManufacturing Industry
-. No. 126-17
,FACTS.-Unlversal Potteries, Inc., con-
a:'hl two plants-the Oxford Potteries and the
-Atlas Globe. It is the contention of the ap-
*Plcat.bthat -toe product described as "ivory
colored earthenware" manufactured at the
Alas Globe plant should be classed as
earthenware. The Code Authorities of both
thew earthenware manufacturing industry and
;,the chinaware'and porcelain manufacturing
.Industry contend that the product is prop-
ry semlritrtified.
:':It develops that "ivory colored earthen-
"war" is made up of the same or similar
day6 and the same processes as used by the
:.-e15porcelain manufacturers, decorated with
Ie'ssame type of materials and the same proc-
:ea, and marketed to compete with similar
,Products of- other members operating under
ite Chinaware and Porcelain Mnnufacturing
d YTy Code.
Te.9 hinaware and Porcelain Manufactur-
;ag: tndugtry Cotle covers "all properly
Oared vitreous, vitrified, semivitreous, or
A"Bvitrfled c-hina, tableware, kitelienware,
._..erware, and kindred lines."
Th(e Earthenware Manufacturing Industry
estates that it covers the manufacture.
products produced from secondary clays,
iter aw fluxes, glazed or unglazed, liav-
g util ty valn6 as kitchenware, decorative
aO Pottery, toneware, etc.
-IUESTION.--I the Universal Potteries,
c l:,Insofar as its "ivory colored earthen-
W"re ,'8 concerned, subject to the Earthen-
54e Yanuracturing Industry Code or the
,,oa war and Porcelain Manufacturing In-
."r Caode ?
RULING-The Universal Potteries, Inc.,
:s tubJect to the Code of fair competition for
the
Ilchi"'naware"' and porcelain manufacturing
Sdiaiy in the manufacture of its products
":,Biella as "Ivory colored earthenware."
O; tp.rder shall be subject to cancelation in
e vent of a subsequent showing of proper
?i'.e therefore.


Sen t ". . .*' .*'.....'."....... .

Amendments and Modifications Handkerchef CodJ'

The National Industrial Recovery Board, is deleted, and a new article XI specifies the' A blended
during the past week, approved amendments right of the President to cancel or modify
and modifications to Codes of fair competi- the Code. A new article Xi. is a standard A group of amendments to the Code'of:
lion as follows: "monopoly" provision. Article XIII pro- fair competition -for the handkerchief Indus-
rides that the Code shall become eftectve 10
Anti-Frcticon Bearing Industry. -Aend- days after the approval. b try, resulting from close observation of the.. '-E..-
ment approved November 19, 1934, permits r Code's operation since its approval on Oe.-..A
the Code Authority to incur reasonable obi- Undergarment and Vegligee Industrly.- tober 9, 1933, has been approved by the 4..
the Code Authority to Incur reasonable obUl- Amendment approved november 46, 1934, National Industrial Recovery Board
nations necessary to support the admlnistra- amends article IV, section 1, and provides' Recovery Board.
tion of the Code and to submit an itemized that no "manufacturing employee" shall be Simultaneously, the Board directed the aRP..
budget and equitable basis of assessme6 t paid at less than the rate of thirteen dollars pointment of a special c mission, to conslst.re-"
upon membersq of 'the Industry to the Na- ($13) per week of thirty-seven and one-half of two administration and one industry rep-{i'.i
tional Industrial Recovery Board for ap- (371-) hours. No operators employed in fac- resentatives, to study homework in the induei--Y
proval. stories located in the "metropolitan area" try and submit recommendations within 40.:.
shall be paidat less than the rate of sixteen days for the establishment of minimum rates.;-i
Cap and Cloth Hat Industry.-Amendment and one-half" dollars ($16.50) per week of .for hand sewing done in the home. The.t
approved November 15, 1934, provides that no thirty-seven and one-half (371A) hours, and amended provision, which prohibits home..0
member of thp industry may allow tny cash as soon as the manufacturersof women's work except in instances where handker,... '
discount in excess of 7 percent, 10 days, knitted underwear and women's woven cot- ief are made entirely by hand, is stayed"
B. 0. M. ton underwear agree to pay operators a mini- pe% te m i rp t ne o."
Presh .Oyster Industry (a division of the mum of fourteen dollars ($14) per week of pending the commission's report. One o
fishery industry).-Amendment approved No- thirty-seven and one half (37%), hours, and the administration's nominees is to represent '"
venimber 16, 1934, permits the Code Authority the said minimum goes into effect, then no labor. '"
to incur reasonable obligations necessary to operators employed in factories located out- Of special interest to the consumer are .
support the administration of the Code and side of the metropolitan area shall he paid new sections assuring protection against mis- '
to submit an itemized budget and equitable at less than the rate of fourteen dollars leading labels on handkerchiefs. Hereaftert.:*i
basis of assessment upon members of the ($14) per week of thirty-seven and onq-half "sdeond", 'unlehssplainly marked, 'rpust'not..t
Industry to the National Industrial Recovery (37) hours. be sold In sealed packages; and handkeir1-
Board for approval. This amendment Is ae- Varm Air Furnace Man facturing Indus- 'chiefs cannot be labbled "linen" unless the.-'4r
fective 10 dbys from the date of approval try. Amendment approved' November 19, linen in the fabric constitutes, by thread ---S
unless good cause to the contrary is shown. 1934, adds section I (o) to article 1II pro- count, at least 80 percent of the material.
Furniture and Floor Wax and Polish In- hibiting cash discounts greater than 5 per- 1a, products where the major fiber is less
dustry.-Amendment approved November 22, cent. than percent of th fabric, the exact per,
1934nrnlihi? unairnnriwillul rii- rie *than" 80 p~eren of the fabric, the exact per-:.'.qA
1934. prohibits unfair and willful price dit- "'Warm Air Furnace Pipe and Fitting Ma-nu- centage must be "prominently indicated" on-.'
crimination had- exempts merchandise for ex- facturinI Induttrid. -' Amendment approved the label..- Handkerchiefs bearing the term.
port from the Code's provisions relating to November it, 1934, permits the Code Au- ".pure linen are already regulated by Fed'
prices or terms of selling, shipping, or mar- thority to incur reasonable obligations neces- eral Trade Copmission requirements
sary to support the administration of the
Light Sewing Industry, Except Garments.- Code and to submit an -itemized budget and _________ ___
Amendment approved November 14 adds aI equitable basis of assessment upon members .
article XI requiring "all members of -the of the industry to the Natlonal Industrial T .
artcleXI equrin "al mmbes ,ter p ,n-r retations ..
mattAuss cover, comfortable, and quilting di- Recovery Board for approval. It rp r'niS 9
visions of the industry shall affix to all their ________ "1 -,
products official labels issued by the respec- ' t4.
live divislohal committees, bearing thereon I. -MV.- T
the NRA'insignla, this provision to be effec- r a t n Chinaware- and Porcelain.
live o4 such date, not later than 45 days Int Ip r et at io
after approval of this article, as the respec- M anUfacturinig Industry-7-.:J
tive divisional committees 'may prescribe, Alumin Tndu s nrn E1 Division Vitrified
providing all members of the respective divi- Aluminum Industrya. nd Elec- Division No. 1 Vitrified China
sion shall bive gien due notice r the afore- trical Manufacturing Indus- Branch--Semi-Vitrified China:",,'
said effective date by the respective dlvi-o
sional committees." The border of approval 12,6-1
changes article VI, secton 2 (d),paragraph2, try 470-6 and 4-55 Branch No. 126-18 .,
by deleting therefrom the words and assent FCS h alCi C. atIvr:.
in'writing tothe Code." words "and aset FACTS.-(a) The Code of fair cdmpeti- FACTS.-The Hall Chin. Co., East Liver-,
S o tlion for the electrical manufacturing- Indus- pool, Ohio, snakes -a one-fire process ware and '-
Metal Spinning and Stamping Manufaotur try, approved August 4, '1933, includes the they have operated under t4e semivitrifled ,!
ing (subdivision of the fabricated metal following definitions:' branch of the industry under collective bar- ,
products manufacturing -and nietal finishing owing gaining agreement with the United States"
and 'metal coating industr).-Amendment Electrical Manufacturing Industry Potters Assbciation and the National Brother-.;.
uapproved November 22,- 1934, adds an ap-
pendix to the Fabricated Metal Ptodacts "ArticleI.--'Electrical manufacturing- in- hood of Operative Potters. The wage scale '
Manufacturing Code fqr the metal spinning dustry' * is_-defined to mean the for the semivitrifled .group is slightly lower :
and stamping manufacturing subdivision manufacture for sale of electrical apparatus, than the vitrified 'group, due to a different-'.: .,
which in effect provides a trade-practice Code 'appliances, material, or supplies, and such rate of production. The one-fireprocess wareit.i-
for that'subdivision. The appendix provides other electrical or allied products as are is competitive-with vitrified ware. '
a subdiflsional committee to administer the natural affiliates. * I. t further develops that each member of -:
supplemental Code and provides that no "'Employer' * shall include every the-vitrified china branch uses as a basis', : -
member of the industry shall grant terms person promoting, or actively engaged in, the for his selling prices, the uniform lists, or.:
more favorable than net cash 30 days or 2 manufacture for sale of the products of the so-called "white and decorated lists", as now....
percent for cash in 10 days. No member electrical manufacturing industry. * used by the majority, of the industry. This,:..
of the industry shall willfully Induce breach (b) The Code of fair'competition for the list has been in use many years and contains.-',
Sof existing "contacts predate or post-date aluminum industry, -approved June 26, -1934, a number of articles manufactured by the":.'
any invoice or contract of sale, and the g- includes the following definitions: Hall China Co., and this list has always con-,'-
erning body is Instructed to formulate meth-
ods of cost finding and accounting 'for teittained these same articles which, however
ods of cost findingandi accounting .for te i Aluminum Industry dthe semivitrlfied group admits they have
subdivision. The appendix becomes effecve "Article I.-(a) 'Aluminmn Industry never manufactured or marketed..-
S10 days from date of approval. * .. includes any. or all operations of QUESTION.-Is the Hall China Co. to te .
Retail Trade.-Amendment approved No- the following commodity divisions and the classed under the vitrified or semivitilfied -i=
vember 16,1934, permits the National Retail original sale of the products produced or brancli of the Chinaware and Porcelain man- J'.
Drug Code Authority and several local Code manufactured by a member, of the industry ufacturing, Industry Code? '"
"committees to incur reasonable obligations either directly or indirectly through parent, RULING.-Such products as are manufac,- 'i,
necessary to support the administration of subsidiary, and 'or affiliated company: Ltured by the Hall China Co., and listed ii ',
the Code and to submit an'itemized budget '"8. The production of aluminum, tubing, the uniform white Ulist and decorated list as"I
and equitable basis of assessment upon mem- conduit, bar, rod, wire, cable, and other customarily used by the members of the".,
bers of the industry to the National Indus- wrought forms and products not otherwise svitrified china branch, are hereby classifed-
trial Recovery Board for approval, classified., as vitrified china. Accordingly, the Hall '.
Textile Print Roller Engtaving. Industry.- Member of the dusty China Co., in the production of such products'
Amendment approved November 16, 1934: A dludes, but without limitation, any Inlividual, Uwill operate under the provisions of thea
new section 1 of article.-Ill provides a basic partnership, assocaon, corporation, or other. Chinaware and Porcelain Manufacturing In-.
maximum 40-hour work week devoted to five form of enterprise engaged in the industry, dustry Code as pertain'to the vitrified chlna-
8-hour days and limits work hours to be- either as employer 9r on his or its own branch, Including article XL ".
tween 7 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Monday to behalf." ,
Friday, inclusive, but permits a maximum QUESTION.-Is the manufacture for .sale ',;
of 48 hours per week In any 12 weeks of any of aluminum wire and cable subject to the Leathe a Findings o
calendar year on specific approval of the provisions of the Code of fair competition ea er an Shoe n ing
Joint industrial Relations- Board; provided for the electrical manufacturing industry? Tradd No. 201-I-8
that time and one-half, is paid for such over- INTERPRETATION.-Tbe manufacture . -i
time. The -amendment substitutes two new for sale of aluminum wire and cable Is not FACTS.-Itappears that in Chicagoa need
sections for article VIII, section 1. The new subject to the provisions of the Code of fair for regulation of store hours exists and that.:,i
section 1 prohibits willfully destructive price competition for the electrical manufacturing the'regional committee Is uncertain as to the" -l
cutting and permits the Code Authority to industry. The approval of the Aluminum mandatory nature of store hours,as applied'
declare an emergency situation under certain Code definitely determined the classification owner-operators, when established in R.',
conditions. The new section 2 permits the. of this product and as provided in the owne e h i Tc "
codtin.cordance with article 111, section 2 (c). :
administration to set minimum prices for the Aluminum Code, the manufacture and orig- co ET ar t e tin 2 lshd.,.
industry during such emergencies. The other inal sale of aluminum wire and cable is sub- QUESTION.-If in a certain established.:r
provisions of article VIII are renumbered to Ject to the provisions of the Code of fair region uniform hours for the opening and,;' j
become sections 1 to 9 bof a new article IX. %competition for the aluminum industry. closing of stores were agreed upon by the.,^
A new section 10 Is added which forbids regional committees recommended by the Di- .S
quoting more favorable terms than 2 percent visional Code Authority and approved by their ::
10 days, net 30 days. A new section 11 pro- Metal W indow Industry National Industrial Recovery Board, would .'
bibits design piracy. The Texelle DesNgno!-i these uniform hours be mandatory upon the,,':;
Registration Bureau of the Federated Textile No. X-48-1 owner-operntors in such region? -
Industries, Inc., or such other bureau as may
be designated from time to time, is named QUESTION.-Does the administrative, or- INTERPRETATION.-Wheu any regional
.bhe regisignated fring authority. Thime provisionss of der permitting limited exemption from Code committee in a region established by the DI-.
this section apply only to the engravingo of provisions relating to contracts awarded by visional Code Authority has recommended..to.-:
thdesigns ectifor branchpp s only f the textile printing public agencies, and which order permits the such Divisional Code Authority unifornim .,
deigns for y bopratngch d Coes of fatx iric quoting of prices f. o. b. point of origin hours for the opening and closing of stores :
industry operating sder aConodesi o gn farond and/or f. o. b. destination, permit of retro- of members of the trade In such region and I
providing that desire s so registered shall he active application? the Divisional Code Authority has estab-.
reproduced only with the consent of the per- INTERPRETATION.-An administrative lished such uniform hours for the opening'..
son reuisterig the same The present ar- order permitting exemptions or departures and closing of such member's stores, which' 'i|
title IX is deleted, nod a new article X from previous Code provisions is not retro- uniform hours have been approved by the Na-:;*
would limit and restrict plant equipment. active to the extent that they can be applied tional Industrial Recovery Board, then such ..
The order of approval stays this amendment to excuse a Code violation occurring previous uniform hours'are mandatory upon owner- .c
until further order. The present -article X to the date of the issuance of such an order, operators In that region. ..
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T .. he canning and preserving industries cover a large number of Code Industries whose
products include fish, mayonnaise, preserves, dried fruits, condiments, horseradish, pickles,
and miscellaneous canned and preserved products. The industries represented are all
"consumer-goods" industries, and are characterized by severe seasonal contraction and
expansion.
The basic trend in the canning and preserving industries can be most easily followed
by observing the behavior of the four series in the central portion of the chart. These
four operating indexes are expressed as percentages of their respective averages In 1929.
The number employed is represented by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Index adjusted
:.. .(by NRA) to fit the 1933 totals for the Industry, recently released by the Bureau of
Census.
S Comparing identical months of 1934 and 1933, factory pay rolls have In every case
.. been higher this year. Stated In another way the total purchasing power of laborers in
' the canning and preserving industries in either September or October of this year, was
the largest for any similar months since 1930. Real purchasing power, which would allow
for a 20 percent decline in the cost of living since 1929, was approximately the same in
October 1934, as in October 1929.
The number of employed persons was consistently larger in 1934 than the correspond-
, Ing months of a year ago until September and October, When the comparison favored
1933, In which year one of the largest seasonal spurts in recent years took place. It
should be noted, however, that in 1934 there were two peak months, i. e.. August and
. September, whereas In previous years September was the only peak. Average employ-
ment during the last 3 months has been greater than the 3 corresponding months in any
of the years shown with the exception of 1930.
The index of man-hours is the best available estimate of current activity in the In-
Sdustrics as. a whole. This index has been derived by multiplying the index of the number
employed by the average hours worked per week. The number of man-hours (total hours


worked) in the first 9 months of 1934 exceeded those of 1933, and suggest that the analS
production index for 1934 may equal or exceed that of 1931. It should be borne in mind,:
however, that the index of production (coustructed by NRA from figures compiled by the.
Natiounil Canners Association, the Western Cnnner and Packer, and the Bureau of the':
Census) covers the output of Alaska and Hawaii, as well as that of the United StateV".
whereas the labor indexes are based upon a one-third sample taken wholly within .:e
United States. The spread between the niau-hours and the employment index reflects;
the efforts to share the work. ''
A general impression of the trend of hours and wages may be obtained by looking g1
at the three series in the upper portion of the chart. The average hourly wage has ha
an upward trend since September 1932, while the trend of average hours has been dow-a.
ward since that rime. The average hours worked per week are largely influenced by -H,
seasonal conditions in the industry, and tend to be reflected in the average weekly wage.:
The average weekly wage drifted downward from over $20 per week in May 1929, to.f
little over $10 per week in July 1933. Since the advent of the National Recovery Admi1
istration there has been a considerable percentage increase in the average weekly ears
Wings notwithstanding a reduction in the average hours per man. It is advisable when V90,.
pariug the monthly items to compare similar months, because of the strong seaso0i
tendencies in the canning and preserving industries. One peculiarity of this series is tle.,
tendency for the average weekly wage to be larger in slack seasons, probably because 0.
the larger proportion of skilled workers.
Price series, constructed from Bureau of Labor Statistics data, for three iinportru;i'.
subdivisions of this group of industries are shown in the lower portion of the chart. 'b
represent the wholesale prices of canned vegetables, fruits, and salmon, aud all three see..N
to have passed bottom sometime In 1932. Since then all three have risen considerabli:i..,
but wholesale canned fruits alone sold for more this September thLan they did last y..IM
-The changing relations between the indexes illustrate the instability of relative prilc.S\
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