Bulletin of the Pan American Union Volume 42
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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...transactions in 1915: Sales and gifts, 11,963,125 pesos; mortgages made, 182,865,859, and mortgages cancelled, 136,200,870, or a total of 331,029,854. The HARVESTS of 1915 show a year of abundant crops and the following yields of principal products: 990,000 quintals of coffee; 8,217,000 bunches of bananas; 850,000 quintals of brown and raw sugar; 180,000 quintals of beans; 270,000 quintals of wheat, and 223,000 quintals of other agricultural products. Recent ofiicial figures show that there were in 1915, 1,470,200 head of HORN ED CATTLE in the Republic, which is a considerable increase over 1914. During the past year there were slaughtered in Guatemala 95,023 beeves, 16,680 sheep, and 76,860 hogs, representing values, respectively, of 59,215,094 pesos, 1,284,282, and 16,195,461 pesos. The consumption of domestic FLOUR lIl Guatemala in 1915 aggregated 49,208 quintals valued at 8,603,233 pesos, and of imported flour 133,492 quintals valued at 26,169,952 pesos. The year 1915 was a prosperous one in the MINING industry of the country, and new mines were denounced to the number of 59The Huehuetenango zone of lead ores produced a sufficient quantity of this metal to supply the needs of the country during the past year. The exports during the year of mineral of all kinds consisted of 1,001,458 pounds. In 1915 the number of persons entering the country through the ports of the Republic was 19,114, as compared with 14,396 departures. During the past year t-here were 92 PUBLIC BUILDINGS erected in Guatemala, 12 towns were furnished with a potable water supply, and 69 bridges were built. The AUTOMOBILE ROADS between the cities of Guatemala, Antigua, and Quezaltenango were repaired in 1915 over a distance of 10,129 meters, and 12,304 pesos were...
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