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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - December 29, 1930, Oakland, California Monday evening Dak Lanb a Cifune december 29, 1930 19 p. C. Frederickson special announcement Page f i ii local fuel Grain dealer celebrates 40th anniversary Peter c. Frederickson left today is con Gratis auras on the Success of business which he began Here 40 years ago in the Small Coal and Hay Yard shown in the lower picture. His business outgrew that Structure a 1912 and k now housed in the shown above at 1025 Fri Quale Avenue. Chester c. Frederickson. Who has been associated with his father since 1919. Is Shonn below and above on the right of the elder Frederick son is p. C. Jensen Yard superintendent and oldest employee who has been with the firm for 38 Vears. Oakland s Pioneer fuel dealer Fortieth anniversary of Busi in celebrated in cd Bra soc of the an of his tier c. J a Ederie son. Pioneer fuel and j dealer of 1025 Krui Ivale Avenue., tells his is really j history of the fuel in of and second in the . Ivies c. J dec orjans 10 i born in Denmark in i to Cue Nic j c Post j to Johl my brother.-. I i a in 1m4 had Roe by he said. Thev Sei Tiea in new i Jersey in the town of Olen Here i Resisa Nej until 1s77.j i had an Opportunity to to Snoj West to Here j is old. No prospects j cent my health ambition sees ka5tbay Okosi Utts. J three years of Odd at Monck were sufism Wesst. And in i entered the mini it in j Arizona in the famous j nine Muliere i remained until 1ss9. 1 i made a Small but substantial j stake and returned to san fran j Cisco. In 1s90 i saw the possibilities of i the Kast Bay uses Ard moved Over j to Oakland. I a business j at the Corner of Boule a a j and what is now thirty third ave a but which in Thoj a Davs called Kins Avenue. Here i dealt j in Coal Hay and pram Lav played a. Bis part in Niv business in those Davs. Particularly in the Suin go owing Here 1 remained until 1912. The transportation facilities Aloni the Railroad forced me to move to the present location at 1205 Fruitvale Avenue where i could have my own Spur track. My business has been Browing rapidly from the Start. My son Neil was with me until 1924. And my younger son. Chester a. Has been associated with Ine since 1919. I Bush also to give honorable mention to p. C. Jensen. Who has been in my employ for 3s years and is now As Yard heat used in biggest skyscraper the world s largest building the merchandise Mart in Chicago uses Coal As fuel for its steam generating Plant says h. I. Swanson. Presi Dent of the retail Coal dealers association. This huge Structure has ninety one and a half acres of floor space housing a permanent popu lation of 30.000 people All under one roof. The average cite skyscraper rests upon a lot 125 by 130 feet and hns about 18 000 Square feet of floor space to a Story. The Mer Chandise Mart has More than 11 times that floor space. It would require a building 200 stories High on a around Aiea 125 by 150 feet. To equal the total floor space in is Story build mar. In selecting the equipment for the he team Plant the architects faced the problem of providing a steam generating Plant capable of meeting a ii umber of the first necessary requirement was a rapacity to take care of the team radiation for heating and hot water in the building in the world the Plant had to be flexible Ono Ifrah to meet the Erra in climatic conditions with wide and sudden variations of temperature now lit quite so extreme As in Chicago. Plant also had to be capable of burning the of Western bituminous cot screen jugs. Without smoke and without f adequate provision for the disposal of ashes. I i t i formation of Coal Over thousands of years told it is Tiv it. Standard Coal co. Of Utah no How Little the present rate of production for Commerce. December 8, 1930 the total production of soft Coal during the work ended Ember -9. Including Lignite and Coal coked at the mines. I estimated at . Uoo net tons the time worked on ctn Ember 27. Thunk Sgeng Day. Was equivalent to approximately 0.2 of a Day. Activity on other Days however so stimulated that the production for the whole but 200.000 tons or 2.2 per cent less than in the full Tine week preceding. Some scientists estimate it ancestors have been 0 years or More to grow generations. The know about the common place necessities or life. It is doubtful if there is any commodity As Gen crack used As corp of which there is Little in the mind of the consumer is to forma Tion and the in Nim inet to the proper method of burning it. The store of the formation of Coal interesting As it May be. It too and technical to so into. Eien the methods by it is produced can Only be touched upon. It till be enough to say that Coal has f ii veg matter. Took 300 years or More to Gro vegetation to make a foot of i Oal. As there Are Many in Utah that Are 20 to 3ft" thick the of in list s St tement Sives us to be Jive Koto to 3000 a prs were necessary for nature to form these heirs. After the vegetation had been and Lam in Beds countless thousands of needed to turn it into Coal. Coal Mininc in Carbon county Utah commenced about 1sss. With Turnois into outcrops risers. He veins Hare been exposed by erosion. It has been estimated that nearly As much Coal hns been c Irr Iod to the sea by this Force of mature As that which Coil authorities Sav that the Coal Fields of Utah covering an area of Rifin contain Coal to last the United states at 300 years or More. The mining of Coal is not simple nor lacking in . The Sis tem devised through experience of Mam has resulted in certain set methods which. If followed will greatly Lessen the dangers of Coal Gas or Black Damp. Ventilation and proper inspection coupled with the following of the stringent rules Laid Down to the mines lessened the dangers More and More miners come from All parts of the world. Coal mines Are truly the melting pot. The Bosses and officials Are mostly from England Scotland and where their Coal miners miners them Are from every part of the Earth. I will not attempt to give nov description of actual mining which is a lengthy subject and rather technical Coal mining is seasonable hut the m ners Are Well paid averaging Between to per month during the 2-40-Dnv work ing Jear. So that the Miner work hard during the fat Days to tide himself the lean. U. S. Coal production figures Are Given weekly report of the production of Anthracite and bituminous and Beehive Cnoc h1" tar Bureau of mines department of Coal mining is one of biggest industries the mining of Coal is one of the greatest natural resource industries of the nation and is far More important and is conducted on z. Much greater scale than the average per son realizes. In the opinion of j b Muir. Secretary of the retail Coal merchants association of Alameda county. Statistics Are said but it is interesting to know that there is enough Coal mined in the United states in a year to loan a Tram of 50-ton cars that would reach four times around the world. A volume greater than All the dirt removed in digging the Panama canal. It is a Mineral with inherent constituents that Are used in the manufacture of thousands of household articles ranging from Ordinary laundry soap to phonograph records from Road build ing material to the Mort delicate perfumes from Asplin tablets to varied shades of does. Coal is produced commercially in 30 states there being approximately k300 mines available for operation. It. Of course represents the largest item of Railroad traffic. It More than 500.000 men directly in mining operations Tveith several Hundred More thou Sands engaged in other 10.000 mim5s of wire. Higby Kneland. Ten thous and Miles of wire have been used in the construction of the ctr tar less station Here. Compliments to our Loyal client or. P. C. Frederickson Oakland s Pioneer fuel Man on the 40th anniversary of his business Chandler Garland insurance brokers financial Center bldg phone go Escourt 5865 congratulations to p. C. Frederickson upon his enviable Tion of forty years in the retail fuel business in Oak land by the producers of the famous Rainbow Coal which he features. Gunn Quealy Coal company t. J. O Brien general sales 411 Boston bidg., Salt Lake cite Utah j. F. Emmert 901 Russ san Francisco phone Kearny 7958 we recommend and guarantee Globe Al feeds fire Lite the new Utah Coal is fast gaining a favourable reputation mined by i Standard Coal company to or. P. C. Frederickson it becomes our privilege this yuletide to express to Gether with our seasonal our Hearty congratulations on the completion of your Fortieth year in the Coal business. The fact that during the forty years your business has shown a constant growth is conclusive proof that your Busi Ness policies have merited the Confidence of those with whom you have enjoyed the relations that come through Trade Intercourse. We Are both pleased and proud to be counted amongst your business friends and Hope that we May Bear witness to your continued Success Dur ing the years that Are to come. Very sincerely yours lion Coal company by we. J. Smeding manager of sales. V we have supplied the residents businesses and factories of the East Bay with warmth without worry for forty years we have served the East Bay with fuel and feed. We wish to take this Opportunity to thank our hundreds of customers and friends for their loyalty and to wish them a Happy and prosperous new year. We have grown with Oakland forty years ago this City was a Mere town of less than inhabitants. As the City has grown so have now we take Pride in our enviable reputation and business. We have always had one straight Forward dealing with every bit of service to be Ren dered with Speed and with a smile. We Greet our old friends and express our Hopes for Long and continued relationship we Greet the general Public and invite their patronage for rapid service phone Fruitvale 0400 p. C. Frederickson fuel feed 1025 Fruitvale Avenue congratulations to p. C. Fredrickson from Liberty the quickest starting Utah Coal Liberty fuel company mined at Latuda Utah Kearns bldg. Salt Lake City Utah

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