$38,000,000, as there are electric plants at Adams, Athol, Beverly, Charlestown, Clinton, Fitchburg, New Bedford, Newburyport, North Adams, Oak Bluffs and Williamstown which are not given in the last table. The total sum paid by the companies for taxes, including State supervision, after apportioning to electric account that part of the gas companies' taxes belonging to their electrical departments, was $835,030.43, an average of 6.7 cents per thousand feet of gas sold; being an increase over the amount paid the previous year of $105,253.41 in the total and an increase of three-tenths of a cent for every thousand feet sold. Dividends. The amount paid in dividends by the several companies, the rate and amount per thousand feet of gas sold, will be found in detail in Appendix C. Twenty-one companies paid no dividends. The 58 companies paying dividends paid out in all for this purpose the sum of $3,090,951.21, which is an average rate of 9.1 per cent on their capital stock. Reductions in Price. The following companies reduced the maximum net price of gas during the year ending June 30, 1910: Price. The following pages show the prices charged by the several companies June 30, 1910, and the average price, per thousand feet, received from sales by meter in each of the two years ending June 30, 1909 and 1910: - COMPANY Gross REMARKS. Average Price 1909-1910. Average Price 1908-1909. . Adams, $1 50 consumers. $1 14 $1 33 Amesbury, 2 00 1 63 1 65 Amherst, 6 00 4 45 4 09 1 40 Arlington, - Attleboro, (Chatham), 15 00 80 Discount 30 cents per M if paid before the 10th of the month; special rates to large Minimum charge of 30 cents per month, charge, 50 cents per month, cent.; to $10, 10 per cent.; to $20, 15 per cent.; to $50, 20 per cent.; to $75, 25 per lighting. Oil gas with 5 to 8 per cent. of air, $1.30, according to quantity used. Minimum charge, 50 cents per month, charge of 50 cents per month, for power $1.00 per M, engines, per M to 14,900 feet; 30 cents per M to 24,900 feet; 35 cents per M to 39,900 feet; 40 Minimum charge of 60 cents per month, 1 11 1 11 -- Cambridge, 1 00 87.8 1 00 90.7 Charlestown, COMPANY. Gross REMARKS. Average Price 1909-1910. Average Price 1908-1909. Clinton, $1 80 $1 48 15 00 $1 52 Cotuit, 1 62 1 64 Dedham, 1 15 1 04 1 07 - East Boston, 1 00 92.7 1 80 1 00 Easthampton, Discounts: 20 cents per M on first 2,000 feet per month: 40 cents on excess of 2,000 feet per month, if paid before the 10th of the month. Minimum monthly charge, 50 cents per month, Discount 50 cents per M for prompt payment, prepayment meters $1.80 net. Minimum charge $1.00 per quarter. cents per M to 100,000 feet; 25 cents per M on 100,000 feet and over, for payment before the 10th of the month. Minimum charge of 50 cents per month, 10,000 feet; 15 cents on second 10,000 feet; 20 cents on third 10,000 feet; 25 cents on ing to these discounts. Minimum charge of 25 cents per month, largest consumers. Pure oil gas. Supplies in Stoughton only, 2,500,000 feet or more per year, cents per M on third 10,000 feet; 45 cents per M on next 10,000 feet; 55 cents per M charge of $3 per year, of 2,000 to 10,000 feet; over 10,000 feet 35 cents. Special price to large consumers. Minimum charge of 50 cents per month for gas for lighting, cents per month, discount if paid on or before the 10th of the month, 4 74 4 76 Fall River, 95 86.4 87.7 Fitchburg, 1 25 Hatfield, 15 00 1 10 Leominster, 1 80 1 56 1 59 3 68 91.1 3 57 91.3 Lowell, - Lynn, Malden, 77.8 82.9 1 10 Acetylene gas, cents to large mills and to the city of Lawrence, feet; 40 cents per M in excess of 2,000 feet. Minimum charge of 50 cents per month, feet and less than 3,000 feet; 30 per cent. on bills for 3,000 feet and over, for pay- consumer, than 50,000 feet in any one month, an additional 20 per cent. discount on all in 10,000 feet, all in excess of 45,000 feet, 70 cents net per M, monthly charge of 50 cents, rebates to large consumers, rates, mum monthly charge of 50 cents, largest consumers. Minimum charge of 50 cents a month, feet, 35 cents per M; 40,000 feet or more, 45 cents per M, if paid before the 16th of the month. Minimum charge of 50 cents a month, 1 45 1 00 1 00 - Marblehead, 1 60 1 65 95 1 60 1 05 1 41 85.8 Newburyport, 97.7 1 01 -North Adams, 1 20 1 03 1 03 1 40 - Northampton, North Attleborough, COMPANY Gross REMARKS. Average Price 1909–1910. Average Price 1908-1909. Clinton, $1 80 $1 48 $1 52 Cotuit, 15 00 1 62 1 64 Dedham, 1 15 1 04 1 07 East Boston, 1 00 92.7 1 00 Easthampton, 1 80 4 74 4 76 Fall River, Discounts: 20 cents per M on first 2,000 feet per month; 40 cents on excess of 2,000 feet per month, if paid before the 10th of the month. Minimum monthly charge, 50 cents per month, Acetylene gas. Discount 50 cents per M for prompt payment, 20 cents per M discount on all bills paid on or before the 15th of the month. Gas for prepayment meters $1.80 net. Minimum charge $1.00 per quarter. Discounts: 10 cents per M from 500 to 3,000 feet; 15 cents per M to 30,000 feet; 20 cents per M to 100,000 feet; 25 cents per M on 100,000 feet and over, for payment before the 10th of the month. Minimum charge of 50 cents per month, Discount 10 cents per M on bills paid on or before the 15th of the month on first 10,000 feet; 15 cents on second 10,000 feet; 20 cents on third 10,000 feet; 25 cents on ing to these discounts. Minimum charge of 25 cents per month, to largest consumers. Pure oil gas. Supplies in Stoughton only, 2,500,000 feet or more per year, cents per M on third 10,000 feet; 45 cents per M on next 10,000 feet; 55 cents per M charge of $3 per year, of 2,000 to 10,000 feet; over 10,000 feet 35 cents. Special price to large consumers. Minimum charge of 50 cents per month for gas for lighting, cents per month, discount if paid on or before the 10th of the month, Acetylene gas, Acetylene gas, 95 86.4 87.7 |