§ 40. Mr. HARTSHORN
asked the Secretary for Mines the quantity of anthracite coal produced in the United States of America and Great Britain, respectively, during 1924; and what percentage of the total output was produced by machinery in each country?
§ The SECRETARY for MINES (Colonel Lane-Fox)
About 80,000,000 tons were produced in the United States and about 5,455,000 tons in Great Britain. The proportion cut by machines was about 1 per cent. in the United States and under 1 per cent. in Great Britain.