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RULE III.-CORN.

reiiow. No. 1 yellow corn shall be yellow, sound, dry, plump and well

cleaned.

No. 2 yellow corn shall be three-fourths yellow, dry, reasonably clean, but not plump enough for No. 1.

No. 3 yellow corn shall be three-fourths yellow, reasonably dry and reasonably clean, but not sufficiently sound for No. 2. white. No. 1 white corn shall be sound, dry and plump, and well cleaned.

No. 2 white corn shall be seven-eighths white, dry, reasonably clean, but not plump enough for No. 1.

No. 3 white corn shall be seven-eighths white, reasonably dry and reasonably clean, but not sufficiently sound for No. 2. No- No. 1 corn shall be mixed corn of choice quality, sound, dry and

well cleaned.

No. 2. No. 2 com shall be mixed corn, dry, reasonably clean, but not

good enough for No. 1. No-8- No. 3 corn shall be mixed corn, reasonably dry and reasonably

clean, but not sufficiently sound for No. 2.

No. 4 corn.—Corn that is badly damaged, damp or very dirty shall be graded no higher than No. 4.

Corn that is wet or In heating condition shall not be graded.

No. 4.

RULE IV.—OATS.

white. No. 1 white oats shall be white, sound, clean and reasonably free

from other grain.

No. 2 white oats shall be seven-eighths white, sweet, reasonably clean and reasonably free from other grain.

No. 3 white oats shall be seven-eighths white, but not sufficiently sound and clean for No. 2. No-1- No. 1 oats shall be mixed oats, sound, clean and reasonably free

from other grain.

No. 2. No. 2 oats shall be sweet, reasonably clean and reasonably free

from other grain.

No. & No. 3 oats shall be all oats that are damp, unsound, dirty, or

from any other cause unfit for No. 2. wiiitecii d * wn^e clipped oats shall be white, sound, clean, reasonably

free from other grain, and shall weigh not less than 36 pounds to the

measured bushel.

White clipped 2 wllite cuPPe(i oats shall be seven-eighths white, sweet,

reasonably clean, reasonably free from other grain, and shall weigh not less than 34 pounds to the measured bushel.

RULE V.—RYE.

No. 1 No. 1 rye shall be sound, plump and well cleaned.

No.2. No. 2 rye shall be sound, reasonably clean and reasonably free

from other grain.

No. 8. All rye damp, musty, dirty, or from any cause unfit for No. 2

shall be graded as No. 3.

EULE VI.—BARLEY.

No. 1 barley shall be sound, plump, bright, clean and free from No. L other grain.

No. 2 barley shall be of healthy color, not sound and not plump No. 2. enough for No. 1, reasonably clean and reasonably free from other grain.

No. 3 barley shall include slightly shrunken and otherwise No. 3. slightly damaged barley not good enough for No- 2.

No. 4 barley shall include all barley fit for malting purposes not No. 4. good enough for No. 3.

No. 5 barley shall include all barley which is badly damaged, or No. 6. from any cause unfit for malting purposes; except that barley whicli has been chemically treated shall not be graded at all.

The grades of Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Scotch barley shall correspond in scotch, all respects with the grades of Nos. 1, 2 and 3 barley; except that they shall be of the Scotch variety.

The grades of Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Bay Brewing barley shall conform Bay Brewing in all respects to the grades of Nos. 1,2 and 3 barley; except that they shall be of the Bay Brewing variety grown in the Territories and on the Pacific coast.

The grades of Nos. 1, 2 and 3 Chevalier barley shall conform in chevalier, all respects to the grades of Nos. 1, 2 and 3 barley; except that they shall be of the Chevalier variety grown in the Territories and on the Pacific coast.

RULE VII.

The word "new" shall be inserted in each certificate of inspection of a newly harvested crop of oats until the fifteenth day of August; of rye, until the first day of September; of wheat, until the first day of November, and of barley until the first day of May of each year.

This change shall be construed as establishing new grades for the times specified, to conform to the existing grades of grain in all particulars, excepting the distinctions hereby established between the new and the old crop, and shall apply to grain inspected from store for two months after the times respectively above specified.

RULE VIII.

All grain that is warm, or that is in a heating condition, or is otherwise unfit for warehousing, shall not be graded.

RULE IX.

All inspectors shall make their reasons for grading grain, when necessary, fully known by notations on their books. The weight alone shall not determine the grade.

RULE X.

Each inspector is required to ascertain the weight per measured bushel of each lot of wheat inspected by him and note the same on his book.

ADMINISTRATION AND WAREHOUSE REGISTRATION.

Extracts from the rules adopted by the Railroad and Warehouse Commissioners for the administration of the departments of grain inspection and warehouse registration in the city of Chicago in force from and after March 1,1893.

Foiided'1,1 "or "^6 sa"* Chief Inspector, and all persons inspecting grain under "Scoured" his direction, shall in no case make the grade of the grain above that ^ of the poorest quality found in any lot of grain inspected, when it

has evidently been "plugged," or otherwise improperly " loaded," for the purpose of deception. Wheat which has been subjected to "scouring," or to some process equivalent thereto, shall not be graded higher than No. 3." fraudn,OT at "A.11 persons employed in the inspection of grain shall promptly interference, report to the Chief Inspector, in writing, all attempts to defraud the system of grain inspection established by law, and all instances where warehousemen shall deliver, or attempt to deliver, grain of a lower grade than that called for by the warehouse receipt."

"They shall also, in the same manner, report all attempts of receivers or shippers of grain, or any other person interested therein, to instruct, or in any improper way to influence the action or opinion of any inspector in the discharge of his duty; and the Chief Inspector shall report all such cases to the Commission."

Extracts from live Law of Illinois, Raised Statutes, Chapter 114, Section 1S8:

"Any duly authorized Inspector of Grain who shall be guilty of neglect of duty, or who shall knowingly or carelessly inspect or grade any grain improperly, or who shall accept any money or other consideration, directly or indirectly, for any neglect of duty, or the improper performance of any duty, as Inspector of Grain, and any person who shall improperly influence any Inspector of Grain in the performance of his duties as such Inspector, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, on conviction, shall be fined in a sum of not less than $100, nor more than 81,000, in the discretion of the Court, or shall be imprisoned in the county jail not less than three, nor more than twelve months, or both, in the discretion of the Court."

INSPECTION AND WEIGHING RATES.

GRAIN (state Inspection).

For inspecting grain from cars, per car $0 25

For inspecting grain from wagons, per load 10

For inspecting grain from canal-boats, per M bu 40

For inspecting grain to vessels, per M bu 50

For inspecting grain to cars, in bulk, per car 35

For inspecting grain to teams, per car 35

For inspecting grain to teams, per load. • 10

For inspecting grain in sacks, per bu 00j£

Edwin J. Noble, Chief Inspector.

Eailroad and warehouse commissioners, in charge of grain inspection: Joseph E. Bidwill, Cicero J. Lindley, C. S. Rannells.

Registrar:

Dan'l Hogan, Room 808, 218 La Salle Street.

Committee of appeals on grain inspection: John Mansfield. William Mckee, M. J. Sheridan.

FLOUR.

For inspecting flour, per brl., or its equivalent in sacks $0 02

R. W. Rathbobne, Chief Inspector.

PROVISIONS.
Sampling, including re-packing and coopering:

For inspecting beef and pork—for the first five barrels, per brl $0 80

For inspecting beef and pork—for each additional brl 25

For inspecting S. F. meats—for the first five tierces, per tc 1 00

For inspecting S. P. meats—for each additional tc 25

For inspecting boxed meats—for the first five boxes, per box 1 00

For inspecting boxed meats—for each additional box 50

In case the whole of the lot is inspected, not including labor and coopering:

For inspecting beef and pork, per brl $0 10

For inspecting S. P. meats—in lots of fifty tierces or more, per tc ~\2%

For inspecting S. P. meats—in lots of less than fifty tierces, per tc 15

For inspecting S. P. meats—in lots of one hundred tierces or more, per tc. 10 For inspecting bulk or boxed meats—in car-load lots or more, per M lbs.. 15

For inspecting lard—in lots of one hundred tierces or more, per tc 04

For inspecting tallow and grease, per tc 05

I. T. Sundebland, Chief Inspector.

FLAXSEED.

For inspecting flaxseed received in bulk—for each car-load of one grade. .SO 75 For inspecting flaxseed received in bulk—where two or more grades are

found in the same car—for each grade 50

For each one thousand bushels from elevator or warehouse to lake transportation 75

For each two-bushel bag 00}^

For each four-bushel bag 01

For each wagon-load* 16*£

S. H. Stevens, Chief Inspector.

GEAIN BY SAMFLE.

For inspecting grain by sample, per car $0 30

For inspecting grain from warehouse, per M bu 25

L. A. Morey, \

Wm. Mcdougall, I

Robert P. Kettles, ( Gram

William N. Greene, )

WEIGHING CHARGES.

Laid and grease, not including breaking down and re-piling, in lots of one

hundred packages or more, per package $0 04

For the labor of breaking down and re-piling,to be refunded if not re-piled. 03

Tallow, in half hogsheads or smaller packages, per package 05

Tallow, in hogsheads, per package 10

Bulk meats, not including labor, per M lbs 10

For stripping lard or grease at regular warehouse—not less than live

packages—per package 50

Grain, by cargo, from elevator to vessels, per M bu 15

Grain, from canal-boats, per boat-load 1 00

Grain in bulk, at regular transfer stations, per car-load 30

Flaxseed in bags or bulk, per car, not including handling labor 30

Handled at the expense of the weigher:

Grain, seed, beans, potatoes and similar articles in bags, per bag 02

Sugar, in hogsheads and boxes, per 100 lbs 02

Salt, in sacks, per 100 lbs 02

Sugar, salt, dried fruit and similar articles, in barrels, per brl 04

Butter and lard, in kegs, per package 01

Wool, in lots of not less than 50 bales, per bale 08

Wool, in lots of 50 bales or more, per bale 07

Broom-corn, in lots of less than 50 bales, per bale 07

Broom-corn, in lots of 50 bales or more, per bale Oti

1 )ressed hogs, each 02

I'ig iron and lead, per 100 lbs 02

Coal and salt, per ton 05

I. T. Sunderland. Weigher of packing-house products.

Thos. II. Foster, Weigher of other Commodities.

John Pax. Sampler of grass seed.
* Four wagon-loads to lie counted as equal to 1 car-load.

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