The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 9, 1930 · Page 12
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^jf\UHi TWiULVM. THE DAILY COURIER, CON'NELLSV .LLB, PA THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, l!) ^-f^f^f^^ Statistics of the Connellsville Coke Trade for 1920 Region's Tonnage Its Gross Value $13,454,963 Gain of 1,375,810, or 34.5 Per Cent, in Quantity And $4,572,089, or 51.4 Per Cent, in Value; Active Ovens in Blast Averaged 5,729, an In- · crease of 1,725. Active Ovens und Production of Both Ji tcres(N )y Weeks. ·"With a total of S.SSO^O net tons of boo'alvo cok-o produod in ithe Con- ·nellBr1.1'e Region, in 1920 an increase of 1,375,510 tows or 34.5 per e-exit, 8-oime a-pproaeh was marte "to an aver- ago of tiu much reduced tonnages that 'have been recorded since 1933, but even with, t h e hn.prov-em»ent. iruide in 1929 tlie y-ear was not second to 192S, which bore the dou.btif.iil dtetlnc- tlcm of having been, next to 180, tho year cf lowest production In the hi»~ lory of t^o iro.iL.lon. By virtue of this fact 1939 does not become tha second lowest, year, ewh,- of the jxsara 1880- 1SS5 Inclusive having .shewn c-mall-or production. The year 1921 with a total of 8.572,117 tons, was 408,3-13 frn.s less than 1020. To give the year Its proper comparative T-atiiiff 1t la to be noted that eight years. 18SO, 1SS1, tSS2, 1SS3, 18S'4, 18*5, J921 «iml W2S, ea"h had lowor records. At the estimated average price of $3.38 per (on 1929'a o u t p u t had a gross v-ahw of $13.4Ji,96S, which is -greater by $-1.572,089. or 01.4 per cent, thnn (lurlU'K WSS. The av-eragG in 1020 was the JowU. since 1916, the ycwr of the region's banner production, 21,- (i.'-t.GCKi tons. A^ 52.58, the average for t h a t year, the gross value was $55,- 7KS.G15, or !-*s than one-half that In 1D1S, when the average was $7.25, Tho jonr of his'iost averaso, $8.30, was 1020, Init its output was .but 1-0,750,227 tons. The year jnst closed was marked Tijr family s'tear y market and operating fairly (steady market as reiateti t o j tho merchant iivterests. They main- 1 tallied better avemRes all around tlvan in the prec.Mllns year. Tho furmu-e KTOH.P opeTati v d Ic.^s repralarly, o*- -lo-i;illy In ihrt latter part, of tho hist half, but tlioir average Cor the year was higher than In 3D2S. Tho progress, the iluctuntionis an(' declino in i onsofiueiice of by-prod uc 1 . [ competition, iu tlie coke l ratio in tiin ' Connelltml'o Hogion, during the last' 50 ycai'ti, dr since it aeeumcd importance n; an Industry, are coznpre-' henaively shown In the folio-whig' tabulation. This gives tho total n u m - ber of available ovens at tho close o? esu-h year, the annual output, tho nvoniKO price per ton and the grose compiled and published ail- by The Weekly Courier since ·wore 3.-6S7 ov-ims, oa 1 30.L .per ceat, of the merchant ovens ui o^era-tlaa, "producing 46,900 tone of coke. In uoite trast tho furnace plants wore operating 1,031' ovens, or Y.G per cent, with an 0-utpnt of 15.4OO ions. InMhe week of March 18 the merchants reached theli 1 highest point of tho yew with -1,771) ovena, or 39.0 pel- cent, in blast, yielding: 63,350 tons, Tho peak of furriaci- activity was not reached u n t i l tho second week of August, when 3,58.'! ovene, or 2S.2 per cont, were active. The groateet t'ur- naco output of a ' f i n g l « - week, 53,780 tons, w«e during tl e concluding week of June. Tho low point nf merchant ovoiifl in blast came In tho lout woek of the year, with 2,340, or J9.1 por cent, active, Tho low point of furnace oven operation was in the first week of December v,hen 3.'B. or 2.7 por cent, ovens were in pro notion. The smallest furnace production, however, did not come u n f l ! th-t last week ot that moiHh. T h e merchant^ operated w i t h greater u n i f o r t n i y throughout the year than dirt tb« funna-ce vnt«-re«ts. The average nun bor of nctlvo ovenw for the 52 weeks -f the year waa 3,7ti2, or SO.9 per cent, p gain of 920 in number, or 7.5 por ortt over 1923. Tho average production wua 4!',70S tons a woek, «n incveat-e of 11,027 over the weekly average in 3'J2K. Tho furnace operation was over ;i wider range from low to high, but iho weekly average n u m b e r of oven.-; Sn biiKit wfi,, but 1 M7. n - 1-1.1 per cent, and I h n tonn^o avc-rjfcp wan ~ ( i , M f . ( nted calnh of p e r c o n - j c i u t p i i t . 811 in OVCIN-- in ..lat-l, or 0.1 in UIKP and 11.S12 'on-, in wookl Tho eombi'scM operation*! li.ul an average of 6,?:!') ovens, or 22.1 per bias), \ ith 70.552 ton« M the overage production d u r i n g the Compare 1 w i t h the avurugcw in , ,.u..u the giiinf n 1929 wwts 1,723 in I ovens in blast. tJ.ti In percent a gets and 2ti,157 in v,ook!,- output, 1028 v a l u e . D u a l l y I S S u : »ui* I S M , . I.Xbl .' iss,-, i iNxii . issr . JK'.M) 1 H!) I iv.c: J.SUI ISO" IS1IS 181*11 moo UM1 1 UO'J HXl't |O\rii*j . TJ1I K'-'ONI Il'.,'l7tj| ll'i'ljl'i Kt.l »."-' ! ' ill'." I'rud'u j P r l r c j J 7,1)4 7 I!),OSO · J H . t l O X!)()» I'JIO U l l t« 12 34.05!) ,i:.tit7 J7.St'J ;«», a T .s.oo« ::s.«» i 4.140.UM) (t.lit-l.lOU 1,700.003 8,2-1 l.-tUS S, 100,711' 10,120,701 1 2,4117, t«S i .0;; I.-17 1.11 i. i;; j'.Sii 1.7!f l . I S i i'.b i 1.87 i!u 1-00 1.24 1.00 l,tJ5 1.53 2.00 2.70 l.»i, .;..'; 7 I! 00 1.7.1 17!K|lo!5..l 'J^ 2.UO l.KO 2 00 l!~2 1.02 tH,ft4i0,7i£ io,sai.iM 20,000.873 toto mr leio IOUO 1021 1O22 "lOJM 125 t»20 {{V28 IM9 V,'l 10 17 ;.",T.is ::.( 7.V i jHic I'j a-t,«ii| 88,07pi 26.HO: 3C.87S! 28.878 -125,338, 4,8Si,700| li.'tWO.'TUOJ 2.00 I SO 7,a.", 4.71), fi.30 4.07 7.1 ii r. on! ;t s:, 3.B7 :us a n :i cs; V n l t i e ·ilsoiloTa ilu-uijaK a,U07,u78 a,777.KM Record Number Stock- Holders in U. S. Steel tl.C.OS'.'lUT 7,141.031 10410,'(138 iy.1 U),17!) 2(f.2,"(0,32S .·J3,5')8,714 40,033,00(1 21,7-18,000 40,448,1-1- 04,B98,H« rri,lH.|,2U8 I'),20l),li40 Kri,i71,IHH 28,'«),7SO 86,401.07(1 L'Sjr.l.'L'-li 32.2 38, ISS .-.-,, 7 riH.iu.-. 117!004!777 ·IS, 106,808 80.226.S.V1 7T.H7'1,!0( 27',14(!(.UO i7,'ijOii!K'Jl" S,S,S2,S7!1 lU.-lo-l.OOS As tho result ' or more sustained activity to ww operation -- an average oC 22.1 por ceiat againt 155 per cent in 102! -- tb« ;jrear 1929 recorded an improvement for both producing In- lereste. Merchant tonnage totaled 3,584,850, a fe'ato of 701.BOO ions, or 29.4 pir cent, over 1928. Tha furnace output ol 1,395,910, showed a smaller gala la tons, having- been but 614,210 tona, but a larger increase in percentage to 44 per cent. Tho combined, or regional, tonnagrf, ·J.OSO.TGO, wu 1.375.S10 tons, or 34.5 por cent, greater than In 1928. The division, between the two cli«- Irlcts continued to fehovv tho aacend- ancy of tho .Lower ConnoltavlUc 11a- frii-t, which distinction 1t h«« enjoyed Tor several years. In l!)2S t)il« district was credited with 1,74-1,830 tons. Thitf Increased by 854,910 tons to a total of 2,590,740 tons, In 1929. Tho ConneUsvina district gamed only 41 bout half M much as its neighboring district, Ita quota having bowi 1.S00.02U totiB, aix Increase o£ '528,900 tons over tho S80.120 tons, apportioned to il ltt dtetrict in 1»2S. T!'o merchant producing InUu-este tuatuUiined tho lead throughout the ye.ir they bad at the beginning. In of both t"he number of ovens In and output they outetripporl tho up oporatione !« a!) m o n t h s ex- Jun« and July. tlac oponing ot the yeer there llu-* f u n Tliero won- 117,fl3(; holders of VuUed Stat-es Steel Corporsitlon common stock o.n the date of the closing of t'ho books for the. December 1U1- J.'gll'oJI'l i dend. Thi-s Is a new high record. The 7!i)7 litms ) distrlbuitlon it, Ixsins nuute on S,U!l,100 Sharon, so ih. t the .ivcrngo ho-ldhi'g'S for eaoh iiull-, uiual is OS.7 ctiare». The erpt.em'be.r dividend was. paid to 110,- xlM hoWe.ru, .«o Uiwo 'has been an increase of 7.7S 1 ) in the number of hold- era ·durhi'g tho three inoti'ths. ThCT'e wor" G2,32i' holders M Uie preferred sto -k at the closing of the books for the November dividenr'. Thte conrpares' wl'h liH,fi47 in AugtiBt and 07,113 in No-, ember of laU jear. 1029 ,/Week Ending January 7 January 12 January 19...... January 26TM. February 2... February 9.. February 16... February 23... March 2 -March !) March 16 March S3. March 30 April 6 April 13.... April 20 April 27 May i - . May 1 1 May IS May 25 W KKCIUOT. Active Ovens z'Mi~ 3,B'15 3.G91 3.8153 3,985 '1,037 4,072 4,338 4,488 4,596 4,771! 4.G93 4,643 4.208 4 188 4.03S 4,31!) 4,417 4,241 4,217 4,123 J u n o 1. -- 4.1 1 -1 Juno B Juno 15... J u n o iJ- -- 4.120 4,210 3,811 J u n e 2fl ...... I 3,781 J u l v 6- ii 4 , 0 1 4 J u l y 13 July 20 July 27 ,, Aiigutt 3-..J Ang ist 30..... August 17 August 2-i_._ A u g u s t 31.... ' September 7 Sdpsontber Hi 3,838 8,818 3,709 Tut . Tot. ~367f 7 'JS.S 30. Ii 31.6 31.8 33 0 33.3 35.5 3(j.7 37.1) 39.0 38. 4 3S.O 34.4 81 2 33.0 3B.I1 30.2 34.6 31.5 33.7 ?,3.fi 33.7 34.5 31.1 35.5 32.S 31.1 31.3 I'rodctn To ti B 40,000 " 47,510 47,370 49,550 50,320 53,700 5S.130 B«,940 (10,530 C.1,400 fi3,3SO lU,t-(0 5fi,G3D 5(1,220 54,050 ' VUENACE. A c t i v e ! Pet 'rod ctn Oveuii Tol. Tons T,03i'~ 1.03H 1,0 3 ') Ofi'l «40 (ifid 090 710 1.43B 1,320 l^BO · t.Sf.O 1,250 i, loo 1 .100 55,200 1 1,200 55,270 61,820 rfl,570 fS,3'!0 57,350 3,110 2,4.15 2,01!) .'1.308 3,fi38 50,490 II '{,624 fi'l.aUO I S , ( , f 5 50,280 1! 3,15GB 4S.SHI II ;{,70S t7,,'5iio i' :'., r ;os 4 1 , ! ! H I ' , 3 ,V»S f1,IJ2" ' 3, 70S 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.0 4.7 4.R 5.1) 5.2 1 o.r 9Ji O.S O.S H.I 8.0 8.0 S.7 16 7 17.8 21.5 24.2 26. (i 26.5 26 6 27.0 27,1 27 1 27 I 27 1 15,400 Ifi.tOO 15,600 14,300 0,800 10,100 10,2 BO 31,000 17,700 J 7,100 18,100 17,500 17,230 J 6,030 15,030 10,250 21,070 32,421) 30,220 45,010 I ·17,5.10 51,000 53,070 i 54,170 r 53,280 53,780 i 4S.VSO j , TOTAL. A c t i v e Ovons "i,723"~" 4,681 4,727 4,823 4,635 4,007 ' 4,762 5,048 5,034 5,91 6, 6,12i 0,043 5,803 5,306 fj,288 5,238 6,403 0,852 7,190 7,525 7,761 7,738 7,705 7,0! 5 7,510 7,430 7,722 50,220 I 7.510 52.2211 ! U . r n x 2 7 . 1 1 4!),120 ! 7,520 31 0 H2.IHO ' a,i!f! 3,597 ! UO 4 50,(ino 3,*il" 3,0.07 5.572 3,324 3,258 l,30' ,1.31!) Sop' ember 2li ,'USO Hop-erabor 28|! ,'l,f91 October 5... . OcUbnr 12... Oct.ibcr 1» October 2R--.. November 2j Noveinbor fli 3,(ilJi 3,71fi 3,707 3,712 3,732 3.406 No/embor 16!| 3,317 2B.-1 10,710 3.SG'', 20.1 4R,7Sn 3,503 27. 'J 40,030 J 3,503 2G.B -tn,,S70 · 2 9 1 / 27.D 27.1 20 0 ', 50 !)!) 'I 7,442 ' 2'J ii 50,6 fO i 7,240 2S.2 ! 4 1 , 1 4 0 11 7,160 25.0 ' 47.040 7,075 25. G 4!),0;tO , (5,827 l'l,3 30,730 ( 6,175 40.57D ,. 2 9 1 3 :'!.;{ 12.120 l 0,218 42.210 ' 2.«:n 27.7 43.170 ' 2.S33 2!».3 ao.o 30.1 30. :'. i'0.7 -1(1,000 ' «,152 20.7 10,300 l «,ain ii;.3;o !' 2.SU 1 20.8 30,000 4 7 . , '20 i 1.60H 1 1 1 7 23,100 4!).:»0f ! ] , 2 l . T ' 0.4 20.RO'! Pol. Tot. ~f£2~ 18.0 18.2 18.6 17.5 18.1 1S.4 10,5 22.8 22.9 23.6 23.3 22.7 20.0 20.4 20.2 25.0 2S.4 27.7 20.0 27.4 2i).0 3 0 0 .'JO, 5 20.0 2S.3 20. S 20.1 2!l.O 2S.7 28.0 27.0 Prodctn Tons 02,300 03,040 G2.070 03,860 00,120 0,3,800 00,380 07,040 78,230 78,500 81,450 78,640 73,860 72,850 60,080 71,450 70,340 04,340 05,780 103,070 1.04.880 108,300 108,100 110,450 102,1 90 101,1 to 02,070 J 0 1 , 8 I O 101,040 103,680 300,730 OO.S50 27.,'i 1 00,720 20 3 | n.",*)C'/ 23.8 ! 80,000 21.0 82,9'JO U3.7 82,7 SO 24.0 S3, 170 «.432 21.S I 70,070 5.206 20.3 i 70.S20 S.003 10.3 ' 70,300 17.7'Kl , fil'l 3.1) f),!)0 -1,217 , I f i O 3D,! IS.T'.O i f i i O :\) 8,000 (i {,25H l 106 30 f. IV.o.'d , f, o :, ·) , 7.7SO :' 4.272 2s ii tr».i;"o .' f i i u 3.3 27.D 4 1 7(10 ! 5-tO 3 f) 7,6rtD '' -1,030 7.550 H 3.867 No. -ember 2'J \ 3.211 2(J.'J ! ",« MHI '' ' n f4 2.7 ! n,15() 1! .1,585 November iiO'i S.OS'J S.'i.a .T, ,.VOo r,7H 2 7 E,000 j! li.-lfiS Uoji'niher 7 i .",(n;7 "Ti ! :i',,", 0') ;'. "ii '.'. " f»,)!i*J · ,'',4f.'? Uccc-mber 1 4 1 2.7'U December -1 .i,?,fiO "2 :! J !).'', December OS ti.rsto t P . I Ud-ember fll!; I'.Sjo i n 2 r: i/ir.o ', :VM 2.i 5,150 i :t.i28 2' 1 .".fn ' ;;? i L'7.'i f )l) ! ' 20 ( 2.3 2.0 0,100 ! R(i4 2.*J T f . t a l h 1H2.J. .. i 1 2,r.R4,s.',(i i T( tuts. i.i;i; . ; |.SL':« _T.U ( i . i l n . 1929 .. P-r Cont G a l u , 7 1 1 000 " :; r ' 4 r r ' A.'. Pr VVk '2fl 3.7S2 SO ·) \ 4 ' i , 7 0 J . ' ) J 7 A.-. Pr Wit. '.js 2.N:n -j3 i i :!.". 0*1 i.ru I t 1 s ;! S.250 ! 2.751 5,250 3,010 1,305,1)10 781,700 2.731 Z.701 57,30i r, 0,750 1 6 7 56,07') 15.5 ! 53,230 14.!J 40,250 H S 43.0RO 13 '! 42,200 13.2 42,120 1 2.0 I0.i5 10 5 103 30,40ft 34.530 33,2-10 11,040 | 3,080,70*1 2.004,950 (111.2JO 1 ,375,810 4 ) 0 % | 34.5'-;, 2 0 , 8 4 4 H 5.72.1 22.1 15,032 |i 4 , 0 0 1 15.5 76,552 50,005 L Ovens Decline of Three Cents From 1928 and Lowest Since 1916j Much Wider Range in Foundry Than in Furnace Coke; Market Fairly Steady Throughout .the Whole Year. The Courier sets the average price o£ the coke shipped from fii» Connolle- vtlla and Lower Conn-ells/lite Region In 1929 at $3.38 per not ton, f. o. h. ovens. Thla represents n. decline o{ three cents from tho 1!28 average, and le In fact the lowest f tnco 1816. It 'is higher than in 1916 or any preceding ywir from the beginning of The Courier compilation, for 1880. The 1929 figures round out a fall half century of Courier stall Hies on this ettbjccf. While there was a dorrxwia, a very small one, In tho total rei llwukm from 1928 to 1929, thero \va« In fiome re- «pects a bettor raarket in the later year. Tho spot furnace coko market ;ie averaged Irom month to month was four cents higher, $2.77 against J2.73 and tho spot foundry coke market averaged 54.08 against $4.00. Inhere SVEUS ti l)ulga In fipot turnaco coke prices beginning early In February, which put up the average but. Involved little by way of tonnagn, elncc U vrws sauec-d chlftfly by two s'ec! companies buying a good sized t07inagj for February and March, at $175 and $2.83. Spot furnare coko wa? temporarily scarce and wont up to {3.00 and $3.10 1,725 Statistical Summary. PRODUCTION W I ; K K DISTRICT ConneHsTflln Louver (.'onncllsrillo Totals ,, FURNACE t'onneUsrUle --,,_ Lo\icr I'onocllstil Totals Loner Connollpyilie -Totals T YENS __ DVEMS Oieu 1 11,010 ·.'i; t ( ia..TM :;.-!,". !»,!«( l'2.!!i» In 4U3 BO :mi Hfi 2, OKI O u t L'.':, to ( 10,71.". IJWfl. "Torts ·1,100 30,310 2M10 DECK.ILBER as, loan. OTCUS n,oio 11,SIS 8,1,828 lo.ror, 2,7 H In ·Ifl7 2,Lf(7 2,7 !!( 80 SH Oat 13,MB JI.51 2!J,OSt t 10,715 Tons ·J,7!VO 28, tOO 33,2 «) 7W ·1,500 n,roo 887 2,3*0 13,115 7,151 4,000 27,»80 a very steady affair Ihroughoui ( h e year, u did not show the buoyancy ( h a t might have been expected from Hie Rreat activity in the iron and steel industry. Pig iron production, at about -12,800,000 tons, gained between u l n a and 10 per cent over 1928 WhMo fltoe) iiiKot production, at around 6',,600,000 toiifl, gaintfi between eight and nine per cent over 1328, making a' new record by (hat amount «e 1328 had been record year, in pig Iron records are not made :o easily, as 1916, at 39,43-1,797 totw, made a record that wos not broken u n t i l 1923 showed 40,361,140 tons and that record etood u n t i l 1323 broke It by about six per con!. The merchant furnaces on t h e whole gaiuerl a l i t t l e more than the etoei works furnaces from. 1928 to 132!), but this was hardly the cose with the Valley merchant fnrnacen, which hsive regularly secured nearly all t h e i r coke from ihe Connellsville Region. Monthly averages oC Connelleville coke in the Knot market in the last six years hare been as followe: Furnace J a n h u t trenfiaotkjns were 1 ght. Furnace coke contracts were la the m a i n at $2.75, but eom (special cokcfl eol.l at higher flgurcr. For (second quarter, the spot mar cot being higrh, '^ producers asked ?3.00 aut did not b e l l j . v A ffreat deal at that flj;ura. | T * While Eurnaca coke In the %'arious j A salee and contracts dul not exhibit a wide range of iirlcee thero vvas sis usual ,i wide range i i 72-hour coke. M u n - l i A p r 11 . 4 ' n .3 -so . rt IT A »« S.»~, 3 7.-, :! fiO J1.10 S.'flO ")'/! r, . .'!. 1 0 . 3 sa 3. -1 5 4.4T, 7.00 7 .10 a.rio 3.1 W 2.nrt 5!ss h '.·(:; i.'-r, 3.05 3.4'.' .1.3.-) 3.35 3.20 2.05 2.63 3.0O .1.05 3.00 2.00 2.70 2.«S 2.70 2.«n 2.OS 2 08 2 70 2.7.J 2.7."* 2 S2 2T(» .' i . i 2.0T 2 0 7 2.7n 2 7 7 2 77 2 75 2.7D 2 7n 2 fill 2 6 1 The fipot market an quoted weekly by JT-iii 3.SW 4.0» 3.0*'. ...78 ^.77 Foundry I02rt 1P27 T.)'2f Jf2'l . . M a r c h A p r i l M a y , . .1 u ?ie .liny i A 11 1? . t.i.". . .4 an 1 !.-. 4 3n ».20 ·I I'd a.oo .t DII ·t , N ox- Do r. ,« 15 8 70 4 tin ·i ;·.--· -i 17 4 15 ·) 15 4 .?') t 35 .* OO t ,, ,0.00 4 0", ·I 1.1 4.SO 4.25 4.30 4.35 -1 25 4.20 4.15 4.15 ·1.00 ) Oo 4.0H ·i 01 j ·t (Ml 4 00 -i on -I W -t 20 . ( 1 , 1 ·I. (Vi (.(HI 4 il -} 10 ·1.10 4 1 f 4 0.4 ((' I xi ·l.on Tit e Courier refers'to ordinary standard foundry coko, walch means 72- hour hand selected. * ThJ« market opened tho year at $r.75 to $4.25 and ! J^" «ir!y in March ndvai ccd 2n cents to a range oC $4.00 to $4 50, that advance being lost.in a few rionth«, the- year onding- with the market at the eamo lave) ns tho opening On (ho wholo contracts for this gr/de ot coke nvor- uK-ed a shade stbovc tho siol market ttvcrage. Quito apart from the ordinary standard brands thus quo ed them are th special or so-oalJtxl " ircmium brands." | Trices arc f. o. b. Valley furnaces mudo from washed coal, the r e g u l a r ( .Monthly «vnrai?e« .luring 1929 were a= follows : Avcrafl-n 4. OS 4.7S 5.20 4,00 4.00 4 us A n n u a l averages of prices of Valley II!R iron have boon a« follows: 1 l f 2 4 : I1I-J5 21.51 2().r,0 IKOfl 17..'i7 18.71 UH.-.IC 2" L'.'i 17 7 J J « .'id 1S.2U 2117!) 1!) ',)·' is,s\ IS.O.' 1 7 0 ' 18..' 1 large. price 1 OH which i« 54 85, w l i i l o toniiiiRO 1« involved. Thwi there \e, tn:.fhino d r a w n 72- hour coko, not strictly hand selected, which on mi iiv-or.»{ft .^olls at som-ewhat lower prices than Tie Courier figures. Apart from regular furnaeo and foundry grades of oko- thero is "medium milphur" cokt, foundry culls, Jlret drawings, we,, Billing below res- ular furnace coko, also epecially pre- partVl -domo-stic cofe » celling at higher prices. On the whole tin coko market wns I V - b n i a r v .March .'. . A p r ] ] . . rH'»«. Ilnmlc 1S.(H) I T 50 ts.nn 17 no is. T.I IS Till 17 RU 1« 00 17.%-' 17.:." 17 l!'' Whnn You Want Something 1 Use the C]iLKSiilxl Adverllsemonlfl. LIST OF COKE OVENS IN THE CONNEJLLSVILLE DISTRICT With 1'Ji«'Ir Owners, Addross and Ovons In Blast Corrected to Saturday, J u u u u r y -1, Ovens Works Name tit UpcritturD. 100 1H1 10U 160 2TU 1W ·to 114 1HU aa ·ISO aw ·100 Adelaide U c u t i y 141 101' 1-iUn G r u v a . i'-oi t 11111 K t r g U H o u . . . H u n t j i l i r l c B . , A I L ill-ad J u u k Mt. l-*li!iiaaiu M y e r s N e U l e . . . . . , . O h v u r No. I. U l l v t i r No. 2. O l i v e r No. «. K c v e r u . , ' , . . . MKHU11ANT OVKNS ^ Corra-du Coal ii C u k e I n t . . . O u n u o l l a v l l l a Alt. F l t a u u j i t . Coko C» Uort/. l u t e t u f a t a Uon-adu (Joal to (Joke I n t . Curru.au UOa.1 « UuJiu lai. . C o n u o l l s v u l o Kltu tii'ovu Coal it. Coke (Jo. U o / t n e l l n v l t t i (Jorrado-Mohonck Colte Cu... U u n n o l U v i l l u UoiinoJlsvlllB C. C, Co. ... ( J u i i i i v l l H v i l l u lluniyarey Coal iic Colio Cu. u i e u n a u u i ' u · VV, j. Italnuy, Inc ......... N e s v i til ii ... AiA. I- 1 ! f.tiiaii t Culiu Co ....... u j u u j * o u i ' £ . Slfowujlald Coal 5c: u u l c a Cu. b m u j i i u v v j i ., JCulUo Coke Co ullvoi AC jsjiyuur toleei Co O l i v e r As a j i y d u r tjiaoi Co. U l l v e i '6i b u y d c r bluu! Co W. J. lialney, c u i u t u i i v i l l e I ' l t i a u u i a ... i' 1 1 t»l/ AJ ^ ... 1 ' i L U u u i t f ... isew l o i k .. 200 ·10U 4UU ;i::u 12U V!3l auo 2CJ uOli 4 U U 5UO 227 1160 8VO 400 K-45 200 7»! 4Q1 800 S02 240 600 245 C u l h c r ( J o n t i n o n t a l 1 C o n t i n e n t a l 2. Jro.sHlancl . . . .Dorothy H o u l a No. U c e i a No, liV-SLotter . u u n u t l u . . . K I o . . l,ei»i.'!u ing 1.. a.. 3. J . e i t h . M u t u a l o i l [ h t i i ) t . . . I ' l l l l l l p H . . . . Kedgtono ... S o u t h w o a t 1 Standatd ... Trotter ..... United Whitney ... "VVymn ..... Yorkrun ... Yc.uises.tfvTM- OVENK, 11. C. D'riclf Cokb Co H. C, i''riL'k C u K c j Cu Ii. C. VriuK Coke Cu H. C. K r i u K Cuko Co Jl, C. I'Tiuc Coiio Co. . . . . . Jtl. C. Jb't ick Coke Co Ii, C. 1'Yick Coko Co Ji, c. l'rjclt Coke Co liostiictt-r-C'v.He Coke CoJ. 11. C D ' r i C K C.'HO Co '. i.i. C I 1 'rii, 11 uujit) i_o ii.. C. i'rlcfc Coko Co 11. C i'rlcK. C o n u Co 11. C l''i'K:K C o k e Co Li. C. -b'rick C u k e Co, . . . . . U. C. li'rluk Coke Co ll. C. Frlvk Coke Co U. L''. I f i l c k COko Co 11. C, li'rich Coko Co, H. C'. i.'rk-k Coito Co U. i\ KriL-k C o k o Co 11. !.'. 1-i-ii-k Coko Co H. C. K i k k Coka Co 11. '. L'rU'k. C u k o Co. . . . . . H c. l-'rk-k Colio Co H. ('. l''i-|flc Coko Co 11. C. l-'ilck Coko Co n u M o l i o r - C ' v l l l e Coko Co., ii. O, i'Ykk Coko Co 11. J, Friek Coke Cti H. O. E'rlck Ooko.Co 1'lUttliurg. 1 ' i l l B D U l JJ. i ' l l l K o U l i i . 1 ' I U K U U I «. 1 ' l l L B b U i j i . X ' U t S O U I ji . A'U ISiuUi 1'llidUUl 1 ' l l t u o u r v . I ' l t i S O U ! If, I ' m i n i u i u . . i ' H t s u u r e . I ' t t i H l i u r t t , 1'itliiijru, 1 ' U t n b u r u . t. ( I K K Tin i r e i K ' . i l i i i t ' - ': coke Ci'tnn t i i o ( ' i n n i ' - I l M !l)e d i e i k t , w h i c h I n i l t u l f - i V i h u l 1.- o d l i a l l y k n o w n an Hit; C P I I I c l l i ' V ,li n - K i o n ( M i t i i i ' t I U H B · i l l " i l t l i Imsin i l ) s i r u - t ^ u m l the l.o\V( i* C o n n o l l H i i ! l t l l s i r k l ( o f I [MI callcil t l t u K l i ; u i ( k « H I I I ! r«a j t f m f . 1 ) I h o . M a " o n t o v , n i l i i i r l i - t i i i H i u - l p a l t . a i o as f u l - i n . l i i t s tf s b ' f , l o w s , p e r i o n ( f f c i - t l ,f J u l j li.i l U l l l U ! 8 . , I ' . i u f . L l o C , i i i t t l l . . . . . . t ' o h i i n l i i i s I '('l i o It 10 it I j i i u l " ) K m 1 Ui r n --bu I'K J i O i i - t l . i u i l s v l l l e M l l \ \ l l l k ( ' ( N i w Yi.i-k l J H t s l n n K I ' m I Hi t i l y ,N. V. Pin l M . i l t i i t n d , O u t J N l U I K l S , U n t o ?'l '.'I . -I HI 2.77 11.77 a o,") ·I fl-i \ ' l l . ( I ! . V a . ( L ' ·t (.).). . 1!. U . ) . l.iil 4 B l ·1 ii!) -1.7!) T o l o d n , W h f c l l i i f V n l l « y I' F r o m Co n i n t ' l.'Ol- tin I H m o r n ( f- . (1. -Fro rn I .a t '. oVif (J i? I. H. i k - l : vos- I VLWls.1 rlct · ). B. ves- K H l l l m o r e (]-', O. II veisola 2.S2 - 8- LIST OF COKE OVENS IN THE LOWER CONNELLSVILLE DISTRICT With Their Owners, AiliiresTand Ovens in Blnst Corrected to Saliirdaj, January 4, 1080.' Oien* In V«rk* o( Optrntorm, AAilrcnm nis M h m Burns -IS V l iirs. N K W l . K X I N O T O N ' , Ohio, .Inn. S-- I'ori'.v fouii''y'^ 'ifi .'wit'-oid inliw (Irr ha;; !rok(Mi o u t n n w In miui.r iiluec-.t on ( ' M S h i l l s , i ( i | o l n l i ^ N'fW H t r a H n v l l l o , Ohio. ThiO- I n f o s ! i uii:it;« c.aiiHt'fl hy the (tre cuirc tit- (Ii coo.', mirier Mi" N' roaiJ, cniisliiK th' h l g l u v n y to' drop four tpft into ati o A m'.uo ontry, uii:it;« · rcA-nill of no 1-fiS 2-1 1) uio Jlil) 3-J UIU 'i'JO .sou ion ·161) tin mi I'JO .HI »itt ti(!0 .tUJ ·too U^U aui 4111) ll, I 0 I ·IOI) ·i ati -too 11,71 I ·IS A l l i s o n Nri. 1 . . - M l l H u i i N o . 2 , A i J l h o i i No. ;j. A m e r i c a n 1... American V . . . ' J c n t u r y . . . . . . (Ji y » L a l . . . . . . . M t l n a Kle: mot* New j\ o w K e w i'Htsbui's Voric Y o r k auo Gar \ u u u . . . . On I'll « NO. 1. U r l l J i u No. 2 . Hoi H u r t liopu UUalA'iUt ..... J b l i u o l l . i L*t t u y e t l o . . 1..1MV 1'llUs . U H l u n t o \ \ u , . UJilouUns n ., , U n loi.tu \VH ,, . U n i u i i i u w n ., Uinoi»ttw4i ,. , OoiuiullsviJls u l d l i o n l)i i on i P u r . t a n 1 ' U f l l U l l 1 At U. 60 FVJI'|!,lll iNu. tj. 1'olu.n-J lili n lilH H a m l ^ u t 8)1111111 Oi'k . . . . ' I ' l l O J l l J J H U I l I! . . . Tow Of U l l l I , To \\ (:r E U l i ii. . W t t s h l D e f L u n 1. .'slklu SV. J. J u l n e y . Inc W, J. Maiiioy, ino V\'. J. luilttey, Inc J i u t u u Uoal Co , Ualuu (Joal Co Couuirj- CoJtcj Co. J i u u l u Coal coke Co. .. W h i a l C o l t u (,*u, . . . . . . . . Coke Co aliurti Coke Co, ... a t o m Uoal (Juice Co. ... tiouiJi K a y e i i o Culce Co. . iCiiyubhc Coul Coku Co A e u u i - c ' v l l l e Coko Co. Hoc-la Coul .t (Juka Co. .. Jitcla Coul ^. Coke Co. .. C ' v j U u Ctiiiir.il Cohu Co. Uu( J t - (Julio Co ilocla Coul te Coke Co. A Una Uoko Co \ V h c e I l i i b Steci Corii.jratli.' .UncoIn Coal Hi Coku Co.. O v i ) l o Ceniral Coko Co... l i u ^ u n i i , Cual Coke Co.. M I I U I , C I - I I C'vlllo Coko Co.. nnuiMiuii Coku Co. . : , . . . W. J. Haliuiy, Inc A u i . i i c u n Coka Coi'poi-; I'm l ( , u i Culm Co 1 ' u i l l a n C u k t j Co. ...'. I ' u r i l u n C o k u C o . J ' t n - i t i t n C u K u Co. '.'.'.'. i'o: i\id L on.1 Co. ... HIL-JI Ull! Cual coic'e ..,,.. JI. it. b'ackuu Coul c. Co. l ' ' u u i t Q Cok« Co ".' -'.)i).solidu lod Coka T i i o n i j i i j d i i C'villo Ktisii-U) Coke Co , w v « . % j \j*j, » . i is, u ut n . L o w i - i - Ulll C ' v l l l o Colt i Cu, U i i i o n t o w i i y a i . n i i i f f t o n Coal Cok.i Co.. 1 )ii w s.»i .,. \ v a / i l i i f i ( j t o i i Coal A t C o l v . ' C o J m w s i i r . Co. U n l o n t o w n · ·· U u i o a t t M v n 'n · - II en. 1 a ... ., L f ' t i l u n i u v v t i U n I on tow ii b n f o u L o u n U i i l o i H o w n c . . Co Co., 1 ' H l a b u i a , feiuiiii u u i d * U moil to\\ n U l l l O l l U M V i l t J l H s t ) U I K · 1 ' i l l s l j U l K . Footed Ala i U I I M \ u . . C. l.'ilck Coke Co I ' l i i a U n i K li.iin.-o Coke i'urii.tca Cc 1'Htsbui-g C. K i n k Coke Co. . , . . . l J U L h . U u i ( 5 C. 1 ' J i c k C u k e Co. . . \ . l i l ' i U i i , u i K : K r e f i c y Coal Co. . . i l M i l i l H . I r o n b t e c l Co. m s t u n o Coal C o k e C'i. Co. o l o n i u . O/ilo Ifl.Oll ui on 10.00 10.00 18.71 1S..V) is.ni JSJiO IS. IS IS. IS. ts t.s. 3 ST.'. l Pittsbnrg Coal May Sell Lands: To U. 1 Steel IMTTSBCUU5, Jan. 9.- "Rumors of ui ImtieiMihig deal In which tho Pltlsburg Coal Company would «e!l eotne of (^ ru-.5erve acreaKO to tho United Sta:»; Stoil Corporation brought forth i ho opinion i» f i n a n c i a l circles that 'ho deul, it coiiaummutc'-il. would involvo t«G,000,u«o. Thin wa« batscxi on a report the ijwal company planiwl to re- iiri; iu $:»j,uou,000 of prefevred stock from tho proccedia. Reports Unit tho sale wae boinpr rtatomcnt of C. 13. Leaner, executive vu-o-pro-,U;M]-t of (he Pittsburg Co«l Comintny. i'»it lie Uuow uotblnff aliout it. Mr. bctilicr \voukl make no fur.h»r comment. 11 u fore- retiring tho prcfurred slock, according to financial men, tho coal company's $i!0,UUU ( UO bond iiseuo, f oat- xt early In 1S12H miiht IKJ paid off. Accrued d i v i d e n d s on the preferred, which cKi"(Ml paying dlvldyndo hi 1920, w i l l a m o u n t lo $21 yi'r Bjiarc in Jan- uury. The profemxl is subject In re- dompthjii at $)ii) inl interest a Jive por iwit on unpaid dividends. It lh cominoi! knowledge tha* the coal ])roi)crtles of ( l i e nt-eol coroortt- lion ;irf- Rreatly diminwlieil ami th^ coriJ-oinUon must soon fnul ue-w Holds of by-product coal, ll le al«o lno\vii Unit the great reserve ocreago of tlio P l l l s b i t r R Coal Coinpany ha« bcn a constant liouvt'c of burden in roynl- llotj mid tnx x f! The I ' n l d x l Statri-i Steel Co 'pora- lion's (MiglniMM-H Jiiivc vlstleil tho I'ilthburjj Coal Coinpany'ri pro i^rtlt'n in tlie MonoiiRaliola ,jnl Younhi prheuy vaUoyi w i t h i n tho p«bt month. V/hat r f m n l i w to HP done- now, flrcornii;^ to rrp(rt«, 1? to .igroe on .1 pricp KOIUP f.tithf.r'tl^"' ' a s ('I-'- o.il ro'rr\o Is worth 53,000 an a'-. P. Al t h a * fipur^ ono-t'nird of t h e r u i p i n i t B Coa, Com- pany'c- a f r u a g p \\ouM not ?76,)GG,Wa,

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