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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...in the Hudson and Lehigh
valleys say the pressure is increasing so rapidly that an upward
start in prices may begin any time now. The threatened railroad
strike tends to make some dealers nervous and the nervousness is
resulting in "preparedness" orders which are acting as a stimulant
for the usually rather dull month of August. Domestic Portland,
spot, is quoted $1.67@$1.72 with the usual rebate on bags of ten
cents. Mill base, $1.05@... Rosendale, natural, net, to dealers,
wood or duck bags, $1.00. CHOCTAW PLANT NOW PRODUCING. The Choctaw
Portland Cement Co., a $650,000 concern is now ready to do
business. The installation of machinery has been under the personal
supervision of F. W. Freeborn, president of the company. The plant
has orders on its books sufficient at the present time to furnish a
market for the next few months, and the plant will be started at
full capacity. The capacity of the plant is 2,000 barrels per day
and arrangements have been made to take care of a big production of
crushed stone. Two hundred men will be employed. The plant is
located a mile and a half south of Hartshorne, Okla., on the
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad and is the only plant on
the Rock Island west of La Salle, 11l. The officials are F. W.
Freeborn, Kansas City, president; G. C. Stebbins and J. W. Hocker,
Tulsa, vice presidents; P. G. Walker, Jr., Tulsa,
secretarytreasurer; R. J. Clark, Kansas City, formerly of Oklahoma
City, general sales agent. Offices will be maintained at Kansas
City and at Hartshorne. Mr. Clark was formerly sales manager for
the Great Western Portland Cement Co. Work on the construction of a
plant on the Choctaw site was started five years ago, under the
name of the Oklahoma City Portland Cement Co., which...
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