Thirteenth Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1910; Statistics [Of States] Containing Statistics of Population, Agriculture, Manufactures, and Mining Reprint of the Supplement Published in Connection with the Volume 2

Thirteenth Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1910; Statistics [Of States] Containing Statistics of Population, Agriculture, Manufactures, and Mining Reprint of the Supplement Published in Connection with the Volume 2

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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. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...in 1904, however, was abnormally low, owing to an overproduction in 1903, and a comparison of the figures for 1909 with those for 1899, therefore, better indicates the true growth of the industry. Such a comparison shows an increase in value of products for the decade of $15,234,529, or 36.2 per cent. In both 1909 and 1904 harvesting implements constituted the most important class of products, as measured by value. Flour-mill and gristmill products.--The manufacture of flour-mill and gristmill products has long been one of the leading industries of Illinois. The following tabular statement gives the quantity and value of the products for 1909, 1904, and 1899: 76.1 per cent, in quantity, and $3,619,310, or 137.3 per cent, in value. The output of hominy and grits shows an increase of $673,075, or 26.4 per cent, in value in 1909 as compared with 1904, but a decrease of 18,550,303 pounds, or 7.7 per cent, in quantity, and that of offal, which consists mainly of bran and middlings, the by-products of the flour mills, an increase of $165,42Q, or 3.8 per cent, in value, but a decrease of 42,683 tons, or 16.5 per cent, in quantity. The output of corn meal and corn flour decreased 329,422 barrels, or 30.8 per cent, in quantity, and $150,280, or 6.5 per cent, in value. The value of products for the industry as a whole shows an increase from $39,892,127 in 1904 to $51,110,681 in 1909, or 28.1 per cent. The following tabular statement classifies the flour mills reported in 1909 and 1904 according to their output for the year: The flour mills and gristmills of the state reported n 1909, 3,47 7 pairs of rolls as compared with 4,008 pairs in 1904 and 3,008 pairs in 1899, and 416 runs of stone and steel burrs, as against 296 in 1904 and 307 in 1899. Fifty-nine...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236488237
  • 9781236488237