Discount 5 per cent. if paid within 10 days. Minimum charge, 50 cents a month. Acetylene gas, Lawrence, 1.00 Leominster, 1 60 Lexington, 1 75 Lowell, 1 05 85 Malden, Discount 10 cents per M if paid within 15 days. Discount 20 cents to large Discount 20 cents per M if paid within 7 days, 1 00 Discount 10 cents if paid within 15 days. In Reading $1.60 per M gross, Marion, 12 50 1 70 Acetylene gas, .. Discount 20 cents per M if paid within 10 days. Prepayment meters at $1.50 net. One large consumer using gas engine, at $1.25 per M net. Minimum monthly charge of 50 cents, Milford, 1.50 Bills amounting to $50 a month, 15 per cent. discount. One special rate customer, at $1.10 net, 1 50 1 50 1 44 1 44 1 60 1 50 1 50 1 51 1 55 New Bedford, 903 Discount 10 cents if paid in 10 days. Extra rebates to large consumers as Discount 20 cents per M if paid in 12 days. Price of $1 net to certain For consumption exceeding 120,000 cubic feet a year prices range from Discount of 20 cents per M if paid in 10 days. Special rates of 90 to 55 15 cents per M discount if paid in 10 days. Minimum charge of 50 cents, Discount 15 cents per M if paid before the 16th of the month. Minimum Discount 10 cents per, M if paid by the 15th of the month; 25 cents per M 1 Maximum gross and net prices, exclusive of Marblehead. 2 Maximum gross and net prices, exclusive of Reading. 3 Maximum gross and net prices, exclusive of Fairhaven. 1 25 88 Newburyport, 145 1 20 Plymouth, $175 Discount of 10 cents per M if paid in 20 days. Special rates of $1.50 net $1 65 $1 65 $1.68 $1 70 Springfield, 1.00 Vineyard Haven, Vineyard (Oak Bluffs), Waite and Smith (So. Webster, Acetylene gas. Discount of 10 per cent. if paid within 10 days. If more than 150 feet a month is used, $12.50 per M. Minimum charge of 50 cents a month for each meter set, Discounts: June to September, inclusive, 10 per cent. to 50 per cent., ac- 1 Maximum gross and net prices, exclusive of Chicopee and South Hadley Falls. 2 Maximum gross and net prices, exclusive of South Dighton. Williamstown, Woburn, Worcester County, Worcester, The average price paid by consumers for coal gas to the companies selling annually more than 30,000,000 feet each is $0.850 per thousand feet. If the Boston company be excluded the average is $0.88. The average price received by the remainder of the coal-gas companies from sales by meter is $1.47; the average received by all is $0.864 per thousand. The average price for oil gas is $4.50 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 $1.36 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; in 1910, $0.901; in 1911, $0.890; in 1912, $0.857; 1913, $0.850. 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, 1914, 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. |