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Report of the Department of Labor and Printing for Pitt County, 1910

Text from Report

Twenty-Fourth Annual Report
 

of the
 
 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND PRINTING
 
 

of the
 
 

State of North Carolina

1910
 
 

M. L. Shipman, Commissioner

GEO. B. Justice, Asst. Commissioner
 

Raleigh:

Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., State Printers and Binders

1910


CONDITION OF FARMERS

Average Table No. 1--Showing Condition Farm Land andLabor, by Counties

p. 16
Pitt County
 
Value of Land Increased or Decreased?
Fertility of Land Maintained?
Tendency to Larger or Smaller Farms?
Labor Plentiful or Scarce?
Negro Labor Reliable?
Employment Regular?
Increase in Cost of Living?
increased
yes
smaller
scarce
no
yes
yes

Average Table No.  2.-- Showing Wages , FinancialCondition, Etc.

p. 19
Pitt County
 
Tendency Toward Diversification of Crops?
Improvement in Method of Cultivation of Crops?
Wages
Financial Condition of Working People.
Improving?
Highest
Paid Men
Lowest Paid Men
Highest Paid Women
Lowest Paid Women
Children
yes
yes
$24.44
$13.52
$14.56
$8.06
$9.40
fair
yes

Average Table No. 3--Showing Cost of Production.

p. 21
Pitt County
 
Wages Increased or Decreased?
Cost of Produce--
500-Pound Bale Cotton
Bushel Wheat
Bushel Corn
Bushel Oats
100 Pound Tobacco
no
30.60
.42
.38
.25
7.10

 

Average Table No.  4--Showing Road, Educationaland Religious Conditions.

p. 24
Pitt County
 
Condition of Roads
Improving?
Educational Condition
Improving?
Religious and Moral Condition
Improving?
Favor Road Improvement by Taxation?
fair
yes
fair
yes
fair
yes
yes

MISCELLANEOUS FACTORIES

Table No. 1--Factories by Counties, President , Secretary,Articles Manufactured, etc.

pp. 86-87
Pitt County
 
Post OfficeFactoryPresidentSecretary or TreasurerArticles ManufacturedCapital StockYear Incorporated or CommencedBusinessEstimated Value of Plant
AydenAyden Lumber Co.G.J. CherryD. GibbPine, cypress, oak, gum lumber,etc.$15,6001900$50,000
AydenJ. R. Smith Co.’s MillJ. R. SmithH. C. OrmondLumber, trucks, etc.; grind andgin; electric current25,000190710,000
FarmvilleFarmville Oil and Fert. Co.R. L. DavisJ. R. MorganFertilizers, cotton-seed products---1910---
GreenvilleCabinet Veneer Co.F. G. PerkinsW. J. RickeyVeneer and panels73,300190950,000
GreenvilleFlanagan Buggy Co.E. G. FlanaganW. E. HookerBuggies and carriages15,000190415,000
GreenvilleGreenville Lumber and Veneer Co.A.B. MinerGeo. H. ColeLumber, box shooks, truck barrelsand baskets19,500190320,000
PactolusFleming, R.R.R.R. Fleming, Owner.---Lumber and shingles20,00019008,000
WintervilleCox, A. G., Mfg. Co.A. G. CoxR.H. HunsuckerCotton planters, guano sowers,carts, wagons, buggies, etc.30,000189913,000

NEWSPAPERS

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

p. 252
Pitt County
 
TownName of PaperHow publishedEditorProprietor
AydenFreewill BaptistWeeklyE. T. PhillipsFreewill Baptist Publishing Co.
GreenvilleDaily Reflector(e) dailyD. J. WhichardThe Reflector Co.
GreenvilleCarolina Home and Farm and theEastern Reflector.WeeklyD. J. WhichardThe Reflector Co.

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