DAVID ECCLES, President. THOMAS D. DEE, Vice-Prest. HENRY H. ROLAPP, Sec’y. C. W. NIBLEY, Treas. Amalgamated Sugar Company. DIRECTORS. JOSEPH F. SMITH, HIRAM H. SPENCER, FRED J. KIESEL, JOSEPH SCOWCROFT, EPHRAIM P. ELLISON, ADAM PATTERSON, JOSEPH CLARK, GEORGE STODDARD. FACTORIES. OGDEN, UTAH. LOGAN, UTAH. LA GRANDE, ORE. ANSWER THIS COMMUNICATION AT OGDEN, UTAH. OGDEN, UTAH. 190 Oct. 24/02 Hon. David Eccles Baker City. Dear Friend: Judge Dee and Mr. Spencer came home from Logan to-night, and they report the beet situation at that place in a very bad shape. In the first place the R. R. dump shed will not permit the beets to fall on that part of the shed furthest away from the dump, and as it is too expensive to have men by hand throw the beets over, it practically prevents us from using it. As it is now the shed will only receive about 2000 tons of beets, while the shed proper can hold from 6000 to 8000 tons. The natural result is that we have about 40 cars standing loaded in the yards all the time, and as a consequence the farmers are unable to get their beets, and are threatening all kinds of things. Once man from Lewiston says he has 300 tons of beets in the ground, and that because of the rush for the few cars that arrive at his place he is only able to ship one wagon load per day, at which rate the frost will come long before he can harvest his crop. In the two wagon sheds they have only about 3500 tons (sheds 2&3) In Shed 4 they are now loading, and shed 1 is still empty. Shed 5 they are filling by hand from coal cars, but of course that can only accomodate a very limited number of cars. They are working constantly from shed 6, the dump shed, in order to give room for new beets, but it does not give the necessary relief. We also find out that since the 16th the east side of the valley have only had on an average of 16 cars per day, while on the west side they have only had 22 cars all told since the 16th. They claim they have over 1000 acres in the ground DAVID ECCLES, President. THOMAS D. DEE, Vice-Prest. HENRY H. ROLAPP, Sec’y. C. W. NIBLEY, Treas. Amalgamated Sugar Company. DIRECTORS. JOSEPH F. SMITH, HIRAM H. SPENCER, FRED J. KIESEL, JOSEPH SCOWCROFT, EPHRAIM P. ELLISON, ADAM PATTERSON, JOSEPH CLARK, GEORGE STODDARD. FACTORIES. OGDEN, UTAH. LOGAN, UTAH. LA GRANDE, ORE. ANSWER THIS COMMUNICATION AT OGDEN, UTAH. OGDEN, UTAH, 190 yet on the west side, and that they will need 40 cars per day to handle the crop. Judge Dee and I are going to Salt Lake in the morning to see Reeves and see whether they cannot give us more coal cars and less dump cars, so that we can fill the unused portion of the dump shed. Of course you can realize that it is impossible to keep the farmers contend, unless we give them a chance to ship, and that if they are hindered very much, it may affect our next years contracts. We will do all we can, however, and think we can fix matters up. The Roth case is now set for Nov. 7th; I hope you will be down here by that time. We have had a good rain to-day, and it looks as though it might last/ That will help us some, unless it freezes, or snows, in which event it will simple by h----. With kind personal regards, I remain Yours Truly Henry H. Rolapp
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