Fibre & Fabric; A Record of American Textile Industries in the Cotton and Woolen Trade Volume 9

Fibre & Fabric; A Record of American Textile Industries in the Cotton and Woolen Trade Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... to the atmosphere after growth has ceased, the moisture evaporates. The wood becomes lighter until a certain point is reached in the drying-out process, after which it gains or loses in weight according to variations in moisture and temperature of the atmosphere.--Real Estate Bulletin. Agent Lee, of the Vassalboro woolen mill, has commenced work in earnest, and the factory will start up immediately. John Webber, who has been for several years at Waterville, closes his engagement there to take charge of the machine shop, and other old employes are being called in. The agent has received a large order for cloth, which assures a market for the first manufactured goods.--Industrial Journal. Providence, June n.--Arbitrator Wilde reported to the Berkeley strikers tonight his arrangement with the mill agents. Four votes were taken, two to go to work and two to remain out. The chairman said they had voted to go to work, and the meeting adjourned in some confusion. It takes only three men to successfully move a safe to the sixth story, but it requires from seventy two to one hundred and thirty-five in constant attendance to see that it is done properly.--Mfr. & Builder. Wade's Fibre And Fabric wants all the news from every cotton and woolen factory for Facts Whittled Down. PHILADELPHIA NOTES. The most important event in manufacturing circles in Philadelphia during the past week has been the strike of 156 weft weavers of John Bromley & Sons, in their big Lehigh avenue mill, and the throwing out of employment of 400 rug weavers, in the rug mill at Front and Dauphin streets, in consequence of the weft weavers being out, and having no weft to keep the weavers going. The reduction amounted to a trifle over 11 per cent, or from 9 cents to 8 cents per...
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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 640g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236488466
  • 9781236488466