To Investigate the Causes of the Decline of Cotton Prices: Hearings, Seventy-fourth Congress, Second Session, Pursuant to S. Res. 103, 125, 172, and 182
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1936 - 1524 páginas
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American cotton amount association average bales bales of cotton basis believe bought buyer carrying cents certificated CHAIRMAN charges CLAYTON clearing close committee contract cooperatives correct cost course CREEKMORE crop deal December decline deliver delivery difference don't effect fact Farm Board farmer figures firm fixed futures market give Government grades hand hedge increase interest issued January July later less Liverpool loan March matter McFadden mean merchant Middling mill month notices October operations Orleans percent period points position practically present producer profit purchases qualities question received record referred respect season sell Senator Senator NORRIS short situation sold southern delivery speculative spot statement stopped straddle thing tion trade transactions transfer trying understand WEIL WYLLIE York Cotton Exchange
Página 712 - By preventing inefficient and wasteful methods of distribution. 3. By encouraging the organization of producers into effective associations or corporations under their own control for greater unity of effort in marketing and by promoting the establishment and financing of a farm marketing system of producer-owned and producer-controlled cooperative associations and other agencies.
Página 5 - Congress, to employ such clerical and other assistants, to require by subpena or otherwise the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, and documents, to administer such oaths, to take such testimony, and to make such expenditures, as it deems advisable.
Página 4 - The joint committee shall select a chairman and a vice chairman from among its members. (d) The joint committee, or any duly authorized subcommittee thereof, is authorized to hold such hearings, to sit and act at such places and times, to require, by subpena or otherwise, the attendance of such witnesses and the production of such books, papers, and documents, to administer such oaths, to take such testimony, to procure such printing and binding, and to make such expenditures as it deems advisable.
Página 889 - Now, there is an old saying that there are three kinds of lies — lies, damned lies, and statistics.
Página 862 - ... 2 o•clock pm) AFTER RECESS. (The committee reassembled at 2 o•clock pm, pursuant to the taking of recess.) The CHAIRMAN.
Página 5 - That when any duty is imposed upon a committee of the Senate involving expenses which are ordered to be paid out of the contingent fund of the Senate, upon vouchers to be approved by the chairman of the committee...
Página 252 - Hedging, for instance, as it is called, is a means by which collectors and exporters of grain or other products, and manufacturers who make contracts in advance for the sale of their goods, secure themselves against the fluctuations of the market by counter contracts for the purchase or sale, as the case may be, of an equal quantity of the product or of the material of manufacture.
Página 409 - MILLRICK. -Yes, sir. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will stand adjourned until Monday morning at 10 o'clock. (Thereupon, at...