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In April, 1917, the cables told of a plan proposed by circumstances and seemingly to avoid paying proposed Herbert C. Hoover, then in London, which he described United States war taxes on refined sugar the European as “a plan by which the Allies can consolidate under one Allies purchased in Cuba the sugar which ordinarily would head the whole purchasing of food staples from our market, have come to the United States in the fall months. and not only will competitive bidding be abolished, but by

These conditions, and especially the necessity of saving co-operative buying on our side we can arrange the proper balance between the rights of producers and consumers.”

ships, led the United States and the Allied Nations to

urge upon the sugar industry the adoption by voluntary This plan was favorably received by the sugar refining agreement of the original Hoover plan, under the authority industry which has been on a war basis almost from the of the Food Control Act passed August 10, 1917. beginning of the European War.

The cane sugar refiners and the beet sugar producers The war had brought the Allies into the Cuban market,

unanimously agreed to the Hoover plan as a patriotic act resulting in severe domestic and international competition

in the interest of the American people as an aid to the Allies. with no increased supplies. Naturally, prices of refined

This is the significance of the appointment by the United sugar, both to the Amer

States Food Administraican public and to the

tion of the International Allies, rose under this

Sugar Committee to which forced draft.

the Allies send representa

tives for England, France, Domestic sugar refiners,

Italy and Canada, and to since the outbreak of the

which the United States European War not only

contributes three memhave safeguarded the

bers. United States supply, but have maintained the low- bol

Upon the success of the est sugar prices in the

operation of the Internaworld. This brilliant rec

tional Sugar Committee ord is due largely to the

under the direction of the fact that sugar refining is

Allied Governments, actin the hands of large busi

ing for practically half ness units, with an excess

the civilized world, will of refining capacity suffi MARKET QUOTATIONS-DAW SUGAR AND ROONED GRANULATED SICAR - YEARS 1913.1914, 1915.1916.1917,1918 - COMPARING AND SMoms Burining DirTirana depend the readjustment

(DUTV Pero Pace) cient to supply all do

of the world's sugar mestic needs, and so far all demands of foreign countries. markets. This plan is full of promise to all the nations In the spring of 1917 there was a serious attempt at the

party to the convention. It is an assurance that sugar,

although comparatively cheap in view of war conditions, disorganization of the sugar refining industry, following a

will not by reason either of competitive or speculative long series of attempts at destruction of sugar ships.

activity be increased in wholesale price. Accompanying these incidents were widely circulated sensational reports predicting a sugar famine and sugar

Sugar will become stabilized in price with sufficient shortage, causing widespread apprehension. At that time,

profit to producers, refiners and merchants to maintain even with the assurance of ample supplies on hand, retail

and stimulate production and to cover the cost of refining sugar prices rose in some sections to 20 and 25 cents a

and of distribution. pound.

The marketing of Domino Cane Sugars in cartons and The efforts of the American Sugar Refining Company

small cotton bags by this Company has helped amazingly to allay public alarm, to check hoarding, to accept a price

during the pinch of the fall months, in giving a wide less than that which it could easily have secured, and to

distribution among the retailers of the reduced sugar distribute its product fairly and evenly among the trade,

supply. were of real public service.

It will be necessary for grocers and consumers to While there were great supplies of sugar in far-away

watch carefully their distribution and purchases during Java which ordinarily would have gone to Europe, yet the

the approaching period of readjustment. The refineries necessity for saving ships became so great that Europe

are now starting up and supplies of raw sugar coming turned to Cuba for even larger supplies than previously.

forward, but it will take weeks, and possibly months, for

the return of normal conditions. It takes a cargo ship 150 days to make a round trip between England and Java, while a round trip between

Housewives can aid in conserving the sugar supply by England and Cuba can be made in 50 days. Under these buying these package sugars.

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In war times and at all times it is our aim to safeguard the interests of the public we serve.

American Sugar

Refining Company

Sweeten it with Domino
Granulated, Tablet, Powdered, Confectioners, Brown

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Don't

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In April, 1917, the cables told of a plan proposed by circumstances and seemingly to avoid paying proposed
Herbert C. Hoover, then in London, which he described United States war taxes on refined sugar the European
as “a plan by which the Allies can consolidate under one Allies purchased in Cuba the sugar which ordinarily would
head the whole purchasing of food staples from our market, have come to the United States in the fall months.
and not only will competitive bidding be abolished, but by

These conditions, and especially the necessity of saving co-operative buying on our side we can arrange the proper

ships, led the United States and the Allied Nations to balance between the rights of producers and consumers.”

urge upon the sugar industry the adoption by voluntary This plan was favorably received by the sugar refining agreement of the original Hoover plan, under the authority industry which has been on a war basis almost from the of the Food Control Act passed August 10, 1917. beginning of the European War.

The cane sugar refiners and the beet sugar producers The war had brought the Allies into the Cuban market,

unanimously agreed to the Hoover plan as a patriotic act resulting in severe domestic and international competition in the interest of the American peopleas an aid to the Allies. with no increased supplies. Naturally, prices of refined This is the significance of the appointment by the United sugar, both to the Amer

States Food Administraican public and to the

tion of the International Allies, rose under this

Sugar Committee to which forced draft.

the Allies send representa

tives for England, France, Domestic sugar refiners,

Italy and Canada, and to since the outbreak of the

which the United States European War not only

contributes three memhave safeguarded the

bers. United States supply, but have maintained the low

Upon the success of the est sugar prices in the

operation of the Internaworld. This brilliant rec

tional Sugar Committee ord is due largely to the

under the direction of the fact that sugar refining is

Allied Governments, actin the hands of large busi

ing for practically half ness units, with an excess

the civilized world, will of refining capacity suffi MagxLT QUOTATIONS-DAW SUGAR AND REFINED GRMULATED SEAR -YEARS 1913,1934.1915, 1916.1917. 1918-COMPARING AND Smomeno RUNNING DETERENCE depend the readjustment

(Duty Daro Dance) cient to supply all do

of the world's

sugar mestic needs, and so far all demands of foreign countries. markets. This plan is full of promise to all the nations

party to the convention. It is an assurance that sugar, In the spring of 1917 there was a serious attempt at the disorganization of the sugar refining industry, following a

although comparatively cheap in view of war conditions,

will not by reason either of competitive or speculative long series of attempts at destruction of sugar ships.

activity be increased in wholesale price. Accompanying these incidents were widely circulated sensational reports predicting a sugar famine and sugar

Sugar will become stabilized in price with sufficient shortage, causing widespread apprehension. At that time,

profit to producers, refiners and merchants to maintain even with the assurance of ample supplies on hand, retail

and stimulate production and to cover the cost of refining sugar prices rose in some sections to 20 and 25 cents a

and of distribution. pound.

The marketing of Domino Cane Sugars in cartons and The efforts of the American Sugar Refining Company

small cotton bags by this Company has helped amazingly to allay public alarm, to check hoarding, to accept a price

during the pinch of the fall months, in giving a wide less than that which it could easily have secured, and to

distribution among the retailers of the reduced sugar distribute its product fairly and evenly among the trade,

supply. were of real public service.

It will be necessary for grocers and consumers to While there were great supplies of sugar in far-away

watch carefully their distribution and purchases during Java which ordinarily would have gone to Europe, yet the

the approaching period of readjustment. The refineries necessity for saving ships became so great that Europe

are now starting up and supplies of raw sugar coming turned to Cuba for even larger supplies than previously.

forward, but it will take weeks, and possibly months, for

the return of normal conditions. It takes a cargo ship 150 days to make a round trip between England and Java, while a round trip between

Housewives can aid in conserving the sugar supply by England and Cuba can be made in 50 days. Under these buying these package sugars.

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In war times and at all times it is our aim to safeguard the interests of the public we serve.

American Sugar

Refining Company

Sweeten it with Domino
Granulated, Tablet, Powdered, Confectioners, Brown

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