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The San Mateo item. (San Mateo City, Putnam County, Fla) 189?-19??, August 26, 1911, Image 2

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4 t T 1 The Florida Citrus Exchange hereby announces that it has averaged for the growers affiliated with withthe witHt withthe
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season s ason than any other marketing m agency in the State of Florida has paid an average to its ts growers for f6roranges f r F i iQranges y yoranges
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4 CLAIM No 1 lThe The Florida Citrus Exchange claims that it has handled 1andl di itS its citrus fruits from fr time timeof J timeof < r f t r rof
of loading on cars until delivered deliv red at destination including all charges of selling which include broker brokerage brokerage ¬ t tage y =
age auction charges salaries telegrams and every expense of whatever nature and kind incurred in inselling inselling f fselling
selling such fruit for less actual charges to the grower owning said fruit than any other marketing marketingagency marketingagency marketingagency
agency in the State of Florida FloridaCLAIM FloridaCLAIM FloridaCLAIM >
CLAIM No No2The 2 2The The Florida Citrus Exchange claims that it has obtained from the purchasers in the themarket themarket
4 < market places of the United States a higher price for the citrus fruits handled by the Florida Citrus Ex Exchange Exchange Exchange ¬
change during the season of 191011 than has been obtained by any other othermarketing marketing agency in the State Stateof 4 4of
of Florida for fruit of similar grade and quality sold at the same times timesCLAIM RA
> CLAIM No No3The 3 3The The Florida Citrus Exchange claims that today its packs and brands stand higher higherwith higherwith higherh
h r with the trade that purchases and sells citrus fruits in the markets of the country than the packs and andbrands andbrands f fbrands
brands of any other marketing agency in in the citrus deal in in Florida for fruit of same grade and quality qualityCLAIM qualityCLAIM F Fq
q CLAIM No No4The 4 4The The Florida Citrus Exchange claims cl ims that it is the only ont r agency operating in the thecitrus thecitrus
4 citrus deal in Florida that renders an honest intelligible account sale to its shippers in in that it is the only onlyagency onlyagency > I II
I 1 agency in Florida that states on its account sale the actual date and place df sale the actual a tul amount of ofmoney ofmoney f fr >
r money received for the fruit iold old the name of the purchaser and plainly states lta es all deductions of every everynature everynature Ii Iinature
nature and kind from the gross gr ss proceeds of the sale which enables the grower to readily r and intelli intelligently intelligently intellir ¬
> µ r gently check back to see whether he has received an honest accounting or not notCLAIM nott
Rr t CLAIM No No5The 5 5The The Florida Citrus Exchange claims that no agency for the sale s le of citrus fruits fruitsoperating fruitsoperating fruitsoperating
> operating in Florida actually handles the fruit of its patron for total gross charge to the grower of ofi
i 10 cents a boxQr box or anything near that sum sumto to include all costs of handling of whatsoever nature and andkind andkind x xkind
kind including brokerage auction a tion charges ch rges commissions salaries and other elaborate and undetailed ex expenses exJ expenses ¬
penses AS MANY GROWERS GROW RS S HAVE A VE BEEN MISLED MI LED INTO I TO BELIEVING BELIEVINGCLAIM BELIEVINGi BELIEVINGCLAIM >
> > i J CLAIM No No6The 6 6The The Florida Citrus Exchange claims that it is IS the only marketing agency agencyoperatlpg agencyoperatlpgI operating operatingin
I t in citrus fruits in Florida that pays in full to the growers for whom it ships all of the claims it col collects ¬ 1 t ti k r
4 l i lects from transportation companies for loss damage and overcharge overchargeA t J < rr rrA
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Florida to disprove any of the six foregoing claim claimsnot not by mere exparte statements but by positive positiveproof po positiveroof tive tivepr
proof pr roof of backed up u b by evidence to be submitted to three unprejudiced unpartisan unpartisangrowers growers and operators operatorsof oper tor8 tor8of
of f experience in in the the State of Florida and we will suggest nominees as for r this Committee of Arbitra Arbitration Arbitration Arbitra Arbitration ¬
< < tion three men well known throughout the State none of whom are affiliated with the Florida Citrus CitrusExchange CitrusExchange CitrusExchange
Exchange or have any leaning or partisanship therefortowitMR therefor therefortowit towit towitMR I
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and we will select as our Expert to check up from the books of any acceptor of this challenge our ourC Cash Cashier Cashier sb ¬ = < t t ter
ier ier Mr Charles G Harness who is to have just as free access to the books oo s and an records of the challeng ¬ v a r T Ji
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