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BELL v. MAIN

DISTRICT COURT, E.D. PENNSYLVANIA


April 9, 1943

BELL et al.
v.
MAIN

The opinion of the court was delivered by: KALODNER

KALODNER, District Judge.

This matter came to trial before me without a jury. Upon consideration of the pleadings, and after hearing the testimony of witnesses and the argument of counsel, I make the following findings of fact:

(1) The complainants, W. W. Bell and Ellwood McCuaig, are co-partners doing business as Bell and McCuaig, and their post office address is No. 20273 Vining Road, New Boston, Michigan.

 (2) The respondent, George J. Main, is an individual doing business as The Sunnyburn Trading Co., and his post office address is Nos. 307-309 North Front Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 (3) During all the time with which this complaint is concerned, the respondent was licensed under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act of 1930, § 1 et seq., as amended, 7 U.S.C.A. § 499a et seq.

 (4) On January 22, 1941, the respondent wrote to the complainants and offered to purchase rhubarb on the following terms: 5 lb. box, choice, 27 net, 5 lb. box, fancy, 36 net, 5 lb. box, extra fancy, 40 1/2 net, to be shipped in interstate commerce from New Boston, Michigan, and delivered to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with no commission charge.

 (5) The respondent, in the aforesaid order, specified a shipping number, and the shipments were to be made at least three times per week. (6) The complainants shipped rhubarb from New Boston, Michigan, and delivered the same to the respondent at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, between February 10, 1941 and March 5, 1941, on the dates, of the grades, and in the quantities following: Date Grade Cases Ex. Fancy Fancy Choice Boxes Boxes Boxes 2/10/41 40 49 21 11 2/11/41 60 50 20 13 2/12/41 46 60 34 14 2/13/41 40 90 50 18 2/15/41 45 110 65 22 2/17/41 50 90 40 18 2/18/41 60 52 10 12 2/19/41 -- 60 30 9 2/22/41 10 70 30 11 2/24/41 10 60 10 8 2/26/41 4 56 10 7 2/27/41 20 60 10 9 3/31/41 30 70 10 11 3/ 4/41 50 90 20 16 3/ 5/41 20 70 10 10 485 1035 370 189

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