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30972
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The average residential customer of Duke Power Company used more than 40 percent more electricity in 1959 than customers across the nation. Duke, a leading power system in the United States, increased its 12.5 billion killowatt hour product in 1958 to 13.8 billion in 1959. But despite major construction and additional services, rates have been reduced to make the advantages of electrical service available to all.
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30973
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In late June, natural gas came to the Wilmington area of North Carolina. Through a 1500 mile pipeline from Texas, to Mooresville to Wilmington, natural gas in the area was brought by the efforts of Tidewater Natural Gas Company President Clifford B. Ewart. Along with the transmission lines from via the Transcontinental Pipeline and North Carolina Natural Gas Company's new cross-state artery, Tidewater is completing a $3.5 million system-wide expansion and conversion program.
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30969
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A recent study by the department of Tax Research examines taxes levied on real and personal property on fifty-five large cities in North Carolina. The study reveals that the highest property tax rates levied are very conservative when measured against the much lower rate that would be needed if all property were on the books at or near market value.
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30970
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Despite adverse weather conditions in 1959, North Carolina's farm production was good for the year. However, decreased prices cut so sharply into farm income that it has been estimated the total will be about $50 million below the previous year.
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30974
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Both new jobs and payrolls increased more than 100 percent for North Carolina's industry in 1959. The successful year was significant. the diversified and expanded industrial development considered the greatest in the state's history. Despite the gain in employees and new plants, there was a small loss in capital investment.
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30975
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Producing over 9 million chicks in November alone, North Carolina's commercial hatcheries held fourth place in the Nation. The total from January to November amounted to over 131 million.
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30976
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Plans were announced in 1959 to create new jobs and over $96.5 million in new payroll in North Carolina' Piedmont service area of Duke Power Company. In keeping with the industrial boom in the area, Duke invested $72 million for additional generating, transmission and distribution facilities.