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Report of the Bureau of Labor and Printing for Pitt County, 1900

Text from Report

Fourteenth Annual Report

of the

BUREAU OF LABOR AND PRINTING

of the

State of North Carolina
for the Year
 

1900
 
 
 

B. R. Lacy, Commissioner.

W.E. Faison, Asst. Commissioner.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Raleigh:

Edwards & Broughton, and E. M. Uzzell, State Printers.

Presses of Edwards & Broughton.

1901
















AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS

CONDITIONS OF FARMERS

Average Table No. 1--Showing Conditions of Farm Landsby Counties.
 

p. 4
Pitt County
 
Has Land Increased or 
Decreased in Value?
If so, What Per
Cent?
Cause of Increase or
Decrease
Fertility of Land Maintained?
Tendency to Have Larger or Smaller Farms?
No
---
---
Yes
smaller

Average Table No. 2--Showing Condition of Farm Labor.

p. 6.
Pitt County
 
Have Farmers Improved in TheirMode of Living?Has Cost of Living Increased ?Is Negro Labor Reliable?Is Labor Abundant or Scarce?Cause of Abundance or Scarcity?Is Employment Regular
YesYes NoScarcewon’t workyes

Average Table No. 3--Showing Wages Paid Farm Labor.

p. 8
Pitt County
 
Highest Wages Paid Men?
Lowest Wages Paid Men?
Highest Wages Paid Women?
Lowest Wages Paid Women?
Wages Paid Children?
Have Wages Increased or Decreased?
9.50
7.38
6.00
4.83
3.58
No

Average Table No. 4--Showing Cost to Produce Crops.

p. 10
Pitt County
 
Cost to Produce--
500-lb. Bale of Cotton?
Bushel Wheat?
Bushel Corn?
Bushel Oats?
100 Pounds Tobacco?
25.00
.55
.28
.28
6.00

Average Table No. 5--Showing Market Price of Crops.

p. 12
Pitt County
 
* Present Market Price--
Cotton?
Wheat?
Corn?
Oats?
Tobacco?
9 1/6
.90
.63
.43
7.20

* Period between June 15th and October 1st.

Average Table No. 6--Showing Educational, Moral and FinancialCondition.

p.14
Pitt County
 
Educational Condition of WorkingPeople?Is It Improving?Moral Condition of Working People?Is It Improving?Financial Condition of WorkingPeople?Is It Improving?
Fair YesFairNoBadNo

 

MISCELLANEOUS FACTORIES

Tables 1--6

List of Miscellaneous Factories, Financial and SocialCondition of Employees.

Table No. 1 -- List of Miscellaneous Factories, ShowingPost office, Capital Stock, Etc.

pp. 140-141
Pitt County
 
Post-office
Name of Factory
Incorporated
Capital Stock
Name of President or Owner
Power
Number Horse Power
Winterville
Hunsucker Carriage Co
---
---
R. H. Hunsucker
---
---
Ayden
Ayden Lumber Co
---
25,000
G. J. Cherry
Steam
325

 

NEWSPAPERS IN THE STATE

Table No. 1 – Showing List of Newspapers in North Carolina.

pp. 214-215
Pitt County
 
TownName of PaperName of EditorProprietor 
AydenFree-Will BaptistRev. E. T. Phillips---
GreenvilleKing’s WeeklyH. T. King---
GreenvilleEastern ReflectorD. J. Whichard---
GreenvilleEastern ReflectorD. J. Whichard ---

Table No. 2. – Showing Day of Publication, Number Employes[sic], Class of Paper, Etc.
pp. 226-227
 
How Published?
Day of Publication?
All Home Print?
Typesetting Machines?
Number of Employes?
Class of Paper.
When Established?
Subscribtion Price?
Weekly
Wednesday
Yes
No
3
Free-Will Baptist
1879
1.00
Semi-weekly
Tuesday—Friday
Yes
No
4
Democratic
1894
.25
Daily
---
Yes
No
7
Democratic
1894
3.00
Semi-weekly
Tuesday—Friday
Yes
No
---
Democratic
1882
1.00

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