Acetylene gas, Discount 10 cents per M if paid on or before the 10th of the month, Acetylene gas. Discount 50 cents per M for prompt payment, Gas for gas stoves, $1.80; to mills, $1.50, Discount 10 cents per M if paid on or before the 15th of the month. Discount 20 cents to large mills and to the city of Lawrence, Special rates to one large consumer, Discount 10 cents per M if paid by the 15th of the month; to consumers using more Discount 50 cents per M if paid on or before the 10th of the month. Minimum Bills amounting to $50 a month, 15 per cent. discount, Fuel gas, $1.50 per M. Minimum charge of 50 cents per month, Discount 10 cents per M if bills are paid on or before the 10th of the month. Extra rebates to large consumers, Discount 20 cents per M if paid before 12th of the month, Discount 10 cents per M if paid before the 15th of the month. Gas for power at special rates, Discount of 15 per cent. on all bills paid on or before the 10th of the month. Mini mum monthly charge of 50 cents, Special rates to 15 cents per M discount if paid on or before the 8th of the month. largest consumers. Minimum charge of 50 cents a month, Discounts: 25 cents per M on bills up to 15,000 feet; over 15,000 feet and up to 40,000 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, REMARKS. Acetylene gas, 10 cents per M discount if paid by 15th of month; 25 cents per M discount to large consumers, To consumers of 5,000 to 10,000 feet or more per month, $1.25; to consumers of 10,000 Special discounts on 10th of month, Discount of 10 cents for prompt payment, Acetylene gas. Discount $1.00 per M for prompt payment, cents per M to one large consumer, Discount 15 per cent. if paid by 10th of month. Acetylene gas, Acetylene gas, Over 125,000 feet per quarter, $1.00 per M. Discount of 10 cents per M if paid by the Discount of 10 per cent. if paid by the 10th of the month. If more Acetylene gas, For gas in Webster $1.45; discount of 10 cents per M to all consumers from these prices Discount of 30 cents on all bills paid on or before the 10th of the month. Monthly • Discounts: 20 cents per M for first 2,000 feet per month; 40 cents per M all over 2,000 Discount 20 cents per M if paid on or before the 15th of the month, The average price paid by consumers for coal gas to the companies selling annually more than 30,000,000 feet each is $0.881 per thousand feet. If the Boston company be excluded the average is $0.931. The average price received by the remainder of the coal-gas companies from sales by meter is $1.51; the average received by all is $0.901 per thousand. The average price for oil gas is $4.25 per thousand feet. Acetylene gas is commonly billed to customers at a price per hundred feet instead of per thousand feet, as in other kinds of gas. The average price for acetylene gas is $1.38 per hundred. The average price paid by consumers of coal gas for sales by meter in 1886 was $1.72; in 1887, $1.66; in 1888, $1.56; in 1889, $1.50; in 1890, $1.46; in 1891, $1.43; in 1892, $1.52; in 1893, $1.45; in 1894, $1.26; in 1895, $1.21; in 1896, $1.17; in 1897, $1.15; in 1898, $1.14; in 1899, $1.12; in 1900, $1.10; in 1901, $1.08; in 1902, $1.07; in 1903, $1.06; in 1904, $1.05; in 1905, $1.05; in 1906, $0.998; in 1907, $0.948; in 1908, $0.921; in 1909, $0.914. NOTE. The terms "coal gas" and "coal-gas companies" whenever used in the report are intended, unless otherwise qualified, to include all except the acetylene companies and those that make their gas entirely from oil distilled in closed retorts externally fired. ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANIES. The following table gives the names of the persons and corporations under the supervision of the Board who were engaged in the supply of electricity on June 30, 1910, with the localities supplied by each and the population of the same according to the census of 1910, and the capital stock of the incorporated companies. Unless otherwise noted, the par value of each share of capital stock reported is $100. |