Bulletin Volume 9-26

Bulletin Volume 9-26

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...pgr mile _ _ _ _ _ _. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ U' _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ N' _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ "I $3-20_0() ' $2-10.00 R $17-6'w EXTRACTS FROM nu: RETURNS or manuracwcranns. The returns sent to this oflice by the manufacturers of agricultural implements and machinery contain many expressions of opinion with regard to the course of prices and the reasons therefor, and to other matters pertaining to the industry. From these returns extracts are herewith presented for the purpose of throwing light upon the business from economic and industrial points of view. Buggies.---rVe are getting now just about the same prices that we did ten years ago, a trifle more than we did five years ago, but the vehicles are costing us more than they did in either of the above years. The demands of the trade are becoming more critical, and we have to give more for the money. Buggz'e.s.--We are building a better buggy to-day for $125 than was built in 1860 for $250 to $300, and other vehicles in proportion. Car1'iages.--The 1900 average is about 15 per cent higher than in 1899, in consequence of the unprecedented advance in prices of steel and iron. Ca'rria_r/es.--On account of the combination of brains, energy, and capital, steel manufacturers have enabled us to produce a better article ata less price than at any former period. We might also add that improved machinery has been and is a factor in producing the best results. During the fall of 1899 there was an advance in the price of implements, owing to an advance in all kinds of raw material, but on the fall in the price of material, which occurred about May or June of 1900, the price of implements was lowered correspondingly, so that the price named for 1900 is the present (October 22, 1900)...show more

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  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 349g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236920880
  • 9781236920881