Report. 1st- 1887-19 Volume 8

Report. 1st- 1887-19 Volume 8

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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. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...other crops to be turned under to improve their land, and then make everything they need on the farm as near as possible, and stop the flow of money to the Northern cities. We never can have prosperity while we are sending so much money out of the State for things we ought to produce and manufacture in our State. We should raise every pound of meat we use, every bushel of corn and wheat; manufacture every pair of shoes, all our wearing apparel, every buggy, wagon and saddle; and all our farming utensils should be produced in our State; then sell all our surplus cotton, corn, turpentine, timber, lumber, tobacco, peanuts and all our surplus for cash, and then we would have money to employ every laborer in the State, and prosperity would be here. We are sadly in need of a better system of common schools. J. M. Coffer, Employer. Old Fort, Mcdowell County. To B. R. Lacy, Esq., Labor Commissioner, Raleigh, N. C. Dear Sir: --The working people need instruction in true economy, which consists in better management of their resources, and they need to be thoroughly impressed with this fact--that whisky is the worst enemy of the laboring man. A. J. Dula, Employer. Creeksville, Northampton County. To B. R. Lacy, Esq., Labor Commissioner, Raleigh, N. C. Dear Sir: --We have already too much law, but we need less law and better law. Labor has got so in this section of North Carolina if you have a man, woman or boy hired, say for all the year at so much per month, when they stop work Saturday you don't know whether you will have a hand, i. e., hireling, the next week or not. Give us a law that requires every employer to give his employee a written certificate at the end of his hired term, showing what class laborer he is and how much he is worth per month, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 145g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236630874
  • 9781236630872